The Craft Emporium, Downtown Bellefontaine’s first retail craft beer store, is opening its doors in the Fall 2022, offering a unique niche in Ohio’s most loveable downtown. With the craft and microbeer movement growing in popularity, owner and founder Brian Harmon wants to bring a location where connoisseurs and those […]
Congratulations to our partner, Revival Design Studio, for award-winning design recognition for their work on The Flying Pepper Cantina and The Syndicate. On December 1, the American Institute of Architects Dayton presented the AIA Dayton Focus Design Awards to the Revival architectural and design firm with a Merit Award […]
Lydia Mihalik, Director of the Ohio Department of Development, joined the Small Nation team for lunch at Brewfontaine on Wednesday to learn about the accomplishments of Small Nation in Bellefontaine. The Department of Development is the state agency in charge of overseeing economic development and job creation in the State of Ohio.
To many, the thought of opening a business during a pandemic would be out of the question. It has been a year that’s presented challenge after challenge for business owners; yet, you have people like Melanie Hancock and Sammie Ropp who decided to take those challenges head on and fight for a business they wholeheartedly believe in.
This fight led to […]
A familiar massage studio will be opening in a new space in downtown Bellefontaine for 2021.
A Peaceful Place Massage Company will be opening February 2nd in a new location, behind Native Coffee Company at the intersection of North Detroit Street and West Columbus Avenue in downtown Bellefontaine. Currently located on Court Avenue, […]
A fast-growing health franchise will be coming to downtown Bellefontaine in 2021.
Dash & Joey’s, located inside the LoCo Depot on W. Columbus Ave, is set to open in the spring. The gourmet smoothie and juice bar franchise will be locally owned and operated by Bo & Jennifer Ramsey from Indian Lake.[…]
By Shannon Reese
A palette of soft gray hues graces the loft’s walls, interrupted by spans of rustic exposed brick in the historic building. Fine linens and plenty of soft pillows beckon from the bedrooms. A dazzling, 30-inch crystal chandelier sparkles in the arched front window. And as the morning sun peeks in, […]
Many small businesses are struggling and unsure on how to respond to the serious and daily changes happening with COVID-19. Listen to helpful tips, tools and advice shared by this week’s Small Nation expert panel. For more updates and information, subscribe to our e-newsletter at: www.smallnationstrong.com/subscribe
By Small Nation
Not so very long ago, Tru-Edge – a manufacturing company based in tiny St. Henry, Ohio, which fabricates and reconditions industrial cutting tools mainly for the automotive, aerospace and orthopedic industries – used some rather rudimentary methods to find qualified employees. Primarily, says Brian Hackman, director of operations, the 23-year-old […]
For Immediate Release 01/08/2020
By Small Nation
Prescription Bliss brings affordable prescription savings to patients and chooses Bellefontaine, Ohio as new company headquarters.
Prescription Bliss was founded in 2018 by Andrew and Jennifer Brewer in response to the staggering disparity between the cost of prescription medications and the corresponding insurance coverage. With one in four […]