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3 Retailers Lead Local Parade

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Many retailers are leaders in their businesses and in their local communities, but it’s not every day they get to show off that leadership in a parade. The management team of Pacific Ace Hardware in Vacaville, California, had that opportunity …

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Donated Grills Make Flames for Firefighters

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Dozens of firefighters at firehouses in Tucson, Arizona, are having an easier time firing up the grill, thanks to generous donations from the team at Mark’s Ace Hardware and a national grill brand. Mark Rios, company president, his general manager …

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Event Brings in Cupcake Constructors

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Icing, sprinkles, marshmallows, gel, chocolate syrup—what else can you put on a cupcake? At Twins Ace Hardware’s Construct a Cupcake event in February, children of all ages were piling cupcakes high with their choice of toppings to create their own …

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Oregon Community Keeps Cowboy Spirit Alive

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In Lakeview, Oregon, the sight of spurs and cowboy boots isn’t unusual. The small community near the state line of California and Oregon is one of the last vestiges of isolated America, and with so many working ranches in the …

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Banking on Potato Donations

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Bavarian Home Hardware in Kimberley, British Columbia, joined other organizations in town for the second year in a row for the Spud Bucket Challenge. For two weeks in late April, customers could purchase  a 15-liter bucket and one seed potato …

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Trio Hardware Grows Its Footprint, Deepens Its Roots

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Planted in Plainview Small business owners often hear from customers how important their businesses are to the community, but it’s not quite as common that they see those comments in action. Todd and Ritsa Kirschner, owners of Trio Hardware in …

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Growth Is the Result of Ambridge Do it Best Home Center’s Social Experiment

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As far as independent home improvement operations go, Ambridge Do it Best Home Center in Ambridge, Pennsylvania, may be considered young, but that hasn’t stopped the operation from growing through a challenging economy in a small town. One of the …

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Newby’s Ace Hardware Hosts Prom Dress Drive

Teenagers hoping to find the perfect prom dress or suit had a unique opportunity to shop for their attire at a discount, thanks to Newby’s Ace Hardware in Devils Lake, North Dakota. Newby’s employee Jacqui Dammen says she was inspired …

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