Stories

These businesses make a difference in their communities, the economy, philanthropy and innovation. What's your business story?

Olga Gallery, Cafe, & Bistro

Coudersport, Pennsylvania

Our business is situated in the heart of Coudersport’s downtown. We have a major impact on our local economy. We only employ 5 people, but in a town of about 2,400 people that’s a lot.

WFN Consulting

Marietta, Georgia

National Expertise. Local Focus. Community Solutions. For more than 30 years, WFN Consulting has delivered expert analysis, customized training and program management to municipal and county leaders in search of meaningful and lasting community improvements on behalf of the families they serve.

Lucid Stage

Portland, Maine

Lucid Stage is a nonprofit 100-seat performing arts center in Portland, ME. Lucid Stage was founded in 2010 by Liz McMahon and Adam Gutgsell to fill the need for an affordable venue in Portland where local artists could present their work and where the community could participate in the arts.

American Driving Academy

CO Springs, Colorado

American Driving Academy is doing our best to help keep everybody safer on the streets. We teach mostly teenagers but also teach adults and a lot of international students. We do driver’s license testing for the state of Colorado.

Pura Botanica

Lighthouse Point, Florida

Pura Botanica is a South Florida-based company that has created a collection of natural products for the bath & body as well as little luxuries for the most discriminating traveler.