Here are the nominees for the 2020 Rally Around Small Business Unsung Heroes campaign in alphabetical order. Nominations for the 2020 campaign closed June 1, 2020.
1820 House, 135 N. Market St., East Palestine
Melissa Smith is still crafting homemade candles right in her shop, bringing a bit of joy and elegance to customers’ lives during this time.
Alterations by the Clothing Surgeon, 6603 state Route 45, Lisbon
The Clothing Surgeon provides high quality work, specializing in alterations, embroidery and custom printed garments.
Ashley’s Peer Recovery Services, 2151 McMyler St. NW, Warren
Owner Ashley Nicole Morrow is wonderful, selfless and will gladly do anything for anyone.
Best Life Boutique, 3366 E. State St., Hermitage, Pa.
The husband-and-wife owners of this unique boutique make every person feel special when they enter the store.
Burgan Real Estate, 5335 Market St., Youngstown
Locally owned Burgan Real Estate is a second-generation real estate agency that has been in business since the late 1970s.
Center for Sound Therapy, 6229 Market St., Boardman
This company offers sound meditation, which is a unique way to relieve stress and focus on the positive.
Conner Asphalt, 3400 E. South Range Road, New Springfield
Run by Edward Conner, Conner Asphalt has shown a passion for hard work and dedication, all while giving back to the community.
Crawling To Destiny Child Care & Learning Center, 11 Overhill Road, Boardman
This childcare facility works to engage children to develop good character, principles, values and respect for themselves and others.
Crew Racing & Rehab, 1305 Boardman-Canfield Road, Suite 2, Boardman
Dr. Caitlin Glenn Sapp and her husband Drew Sapp coach a number of local athletes at this physical therapy and performance coaching business.
DeAngelo Uniforms, 6020 Market St., Boardman
This company provides mostly scubs and lab coats, coordinating with large facilities as well as small offices to ensure all staff are properly fitted.
Dineen’s Jewelry & Gifts, 822 N. State St., Girard
Dineen’s is an independent locally owned jewelry store where every customer becomes a friend.
Easy Street Productions, 865 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown
Easy Street has produced the area’s longest-running musicals, raising more than $1 million for local nonprofit organizations.
Enertech Electrical, Inc., 101 Youngstown Lowellville Road, Lowellville
Enertech has been preparing the electrical requirements needed to transform the Covelli Centre into a temporary medical facility.
Family Greatness Chiropractic, 357 S. Main St., Greenville, Pa.
Dr. Bowen is always volunteering his time and talent to help other local businesses in the community.
Firebean Espresso, 154 E. State St., #1732, Sharon, Pa.
At Firebean, you’ll find excellent espresso and Italian sodas served in a wonderfully friendly atmosphere.
Gulu Electrical Contractors, 1295 Crescent St., Youngstown
At Gulu Electric, they pride themselves on lasting relationships with suppliers, employees and customers.
Haitian Sensation, 869 E. State St., Sharon, Pa.
The amazing husband-and-wife team at Haitian Sensation is generous and community-oriented, and they serve great food.
Insight Clinical Counseling and Wellness, 45875 Bell School Road, Suite B, East Liverpool
Jessica Oates opened this new business just before the pandemic began. She remains focused on client care despite many obstacles.
Larry’s Drive Thru & Mini Mart, 3305 Center Road, Poland
Lawrence and Diana Ornelas are the perfect example of a loving couple working hard and giving back to the community.
Lindy’s at the Beach, 1700 E. State St., Hermitage, Pa.
Lindy Phillips treats her employees and guests like family and is known for donating to fundraisers and other community efforts.
Livi Steel, 1245 Burton St. SE, Warren
This Warren-based structural steel fabricator provides quotes to general contractors for supplying and erecting structural steel.
Magnolias on the Green, 79 N. Broad St., Canfield
Salon owner Carolyn Cappabianca continues to motivate and support her staff during this unprecedented time.
Maison de Savon, 1526 E. State St., Hermitage, Pa.
This shop has the best handmade soaps and body care items crafted by a hardworking mother-daughter team.
Myers Family Insurance, 7600 S. Range #106, Salem
Jim and Ann Myers are great insurance agents who are whole-heartedly invested in the community they serve.
OH Donut Co., 1315 Boardman-Canfield Road, Boardman
OH Donut Co. is bringing much-needed smiles to the area with delivery options during the COVID-19 crisis.
One Hot Cookie, 112 W. Commerce St., Youngstown
With their new delivery options, One Hot Cookie is reinventing the way dessert is served to homes and first responders.
Perry’s Pristine Clean, 51 Howard St., Columbiana
This family-owned and operated business provides the high quality commercial cleaning and disinfecting.
Placko’s Handyman Services, Canfield
Phil Placko always provides high quality work, from minor repairs to full kitchen or bath remodels.
Principled Chiropractic, 2990 E. State St., Hermitage, Pa.
This neurologically based chiropractic office is focused on helping families improve their overall health.
Prudential – Andrew Good, 158 Carriage Dr., Columbiana
Andrew and his team go above and beyond to help their clients get the most out of their financial planning goals.
Sespe Burger, 8252 Market St., Boardman
The owners of Sespe Burger have kept all of their employees working, and have donated countless meals to hospital workers.
Synergy Comp Insurance Co., 30 E. State St., Sharon, Pa.
The hardworking team at Synergy is dedicated to lending a helping hand to those in need in our community.
Tactical Protection & Surveillance, 11 Federal Plaza, Youngstown
The owner of this company is passionate about Youngstown and proud to be based in the downtown area.
The Bread Chef, 850 E. Western Reserve Road, Youngstown
The Bread Chef has been a hidden gem in our community for years, providing many types of bread, pastries, and other baked goods.
The Learning Tree Preschool & Daycare, 201 Ohio Ave., McDonald
The wonderful, experienced professionals at The Learning Tree work to prepare children for a lifetime love of learning.
The Millennial Theatre Company, Warren
The Millennial Theatre Company aims to produce excellent theatrical experiences while focusing on the involvement of the millennial generation.
The Nittany Pub & Grille, 1208 Hall Ave. #6, Sharon, Pa.
The friendly staff at the Nittany Pub and Grille specializes in homemade soups, wings and fresh burgers.
TimeBank Mahoning Watershed, 1559 Warner Road, Hubbard
TBMW is a collection of people and organizations that works to enhance lives by connecting unused resources with unmet needs.
Tri State Ford, 1503 Pennsyvlania Ave., East Liverpool
Tri State Ford remains open during the pandemic, providing customers with a trusted option for their service needs.
Twisted Yoga & Barre, 4040 E. State St., Hermitage, Pa.
An innovator in the local fitness industry, owner Jackie Stewart and her staff stay up to date on all of the latest fitness trends.
Westside Tire & Service, 2408 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown
The friendly and knowledgeable staff at Westside Tire & Service provides quality services that keep customers coming back.
Yumberries Frozen Yogurt, 3342 E. State St., Hermitage, Pa.
Yumberries is still open for carryout or curbside orders, providing frozen treats and offering specials for health workers.
The Business Journal thanks its campaign sponsors.