Choosing to invest in small businesses
Dominick Claudio has helped launch a dozen small businesses in North Central West Virginia. A law office, a real estate company, a consignment shop, and an oral surgery center, to name a few. And he started without capital.
Choosing to invest in our people
“I’m never gonna make millions. I just love this community.” The Good Old Boys love pitting small business owners against workers. While we fight each other, they cozy up to out-of-state monopolies who are out to undercut us both. Every small business owner wants to…
Town Hall meetings with voters
Ninety-seven voters attended the Hampshire Can’t Wait Town Hall in Romney, West Virginia, on a Monday night, more than a year before Election Day. Remarks from Hampshire co-Captain Charlie Streisel: *** Good evening. My name is Charlie Streisel. I would like to thank you for…
Choosing the side of community gardens – Conscious Harvest
This community garden partnered with farmers on a CSA for low-income families, funded by revenue from garden plot rentals.