Shop Small, Shop Local, Start Today

by Anne Dowling Caputo November 2017 I’m delighted to see private business owners and local community leaders coming together to promote Shop Small®, Shop Local, a local/regional economic development campaign. Do you bank locally? Do you eat at locally-owned...

Steve Petti and Matt Barker, New Image Media

What do you like best about what you do? The variety of work, all the interesting unusual places we get to film, spanning multiple types of business, we’re just all over the place! We also love sharing our expertise. We’re proud of our work and what we can do to help...

Paul Gallagher, Fastsigns Lyndhurst

What do you like best about the business you’re in? The ability to interact with customers in a creative process that informs their brand, based on a combination of their ideas and what we can provide.  There is a lot of back and forth with customers as we...

Elaine Manusakis, Every Angle Photography

What do you like best about the business you’re in? Having the opportunities to make a difference. Being a professional photographer has many rewarding experiences.  Every Angle has been with our clients through it all…weddings, babies, family holidays,...

Bob Rosenbaum, Heights Observer

What do you like best about the business you’re in? The Observer is not an ordinary newspaper. It’s literally written by the community for the community; every word we publish has been submitted by a member of the community, on a volunteer basis, with his or her...

HRCC takes home 4th Connectors Choice Award

Look at these proud faces! Here’s HRCC Board member Lee Ann O’Brien, Expo team members Nathan Wright and Terry Killeen, and Interim Executive Director Karen Schaefer, posing at last night’s 10th Annual Connectors Choice Awards ceremony, with the...

Jay Fernandez, 10,000 Small Businesses

What do you love best about what you do? Working with small companies with whom we can make an impact! National studies show that key metrics like revenue growth and employment growth are twice as good for companies who have gone through our program compared to...