Building Support for Small Business

Building Support for Small Business

Small Businesses. They’re the backbone of the economy. And they gave back to our communities. . . Sponsoring your little league teams. . . donating to your charitable causes . . . Now it’s time to return the favor and show them some love with “Building Support”, a business highlight presented by Romano Company.

Each weekday, Byers & Co will highlight local small businesses right here in our community. Some have been affected by the COVID-19 shutdown. . .  Some are still able to provide you service when you need it most.  So, Join Byers & Co every weekday morning from 6am – 9am for Building Support, Presented by Romano Company.

 

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LISTEN: Building Support for Kansas City Barbecue Pit, Presented by Romano Company

June 3rd, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Kansas City Barbecue Pit. Listen to the podcast as Kailin Gaines talks about how he and his family pooled together to bring KC style bbq to Decatur, their popular specials, their meats, and smoked sides, and how to get their food. This Building Support Spotlight is presented…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Door 4 Brewing Co., Presented by Romano Company

June 1st, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Door 4 Brewing Co. Listen to the podcast as Jimmy Misner talks about how the brewery has added outdoor seating, debuted new products, and reopened axe throwing and their food truck. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to the full podcast now. Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Diamonds Family Restaurant, Presented by Romano Company

June 1st, 2020 – This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Diamonds Family Restaurant. Listen to the podcast as Buki Limani talks about how they are taking advantage of being back open including adding a series of outdoor tables under a tent to serve their award-winning breakfast all day during their regular hours. This Building Support Spotlight…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Friendly Bar & Package, Presented by Romano Company

June 1st, 2020-  This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Friendly Bar & Package. Listen to the podcast as Kevin Dukeman talks about how their business has reopened on their patio, being known for their breakfast, and the staff being ready to serve their regulars starting at 5 am each day. This Building Support Spotlight is presented…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Huff Home Specialties, Presented by Romano Company

May 22nd, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Huff Home Specialties. Listen to the podcast as Mike Couch talks about the long history of their business in the community, how they are safely serving their customers, and some of the projects homeowners are working on while many are at home. This Building Support Spotlight is…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Groves Family Chiropractic, Presented by Romano Company

May 20th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Groves Family Chiropractic. Listen to the podcast as Matt Groves talk about the history of his business, how they can help those in pain, and when they are available for appointments. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to the full podcast now. Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Decatur Hotel and Conference Center, Presented by Romano Company

May 15th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features the Decatur Hotel and Conference Center. Listen to the podcast as Heather Saffer talks about the tremendous impact the pandemic has had on their business, how they have dealt with cancellations and postponements of large events, and the potential advantage to having 55,000 sq ft. to…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Heinkel’s Packing Co., Presented by Romano Company

May 15th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Heinkel’s Packing Co. Listen to the podcast as Wes Heinkel talks about how they have shifted to being a cashless business, offering pickup at their loading dock, and the variety of packages they are offering. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to the…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Rutherford Photo Video, Presented by Romano Company

May 14th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Rutherford Photo Video. Listen to the podcast as Donna Rutherford talks about not being able to take photos in their studio, the ways that they can help people by converting photos to digital and making memory videos. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Decatur Disc Centers, Presented by Romano Company

May 14th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Decatur Disc Centers. Listen to the podcast now as Dr. Rich Lohr talks about the services they offer including back and knee treatments, especially for those that have not had success with other treatments. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to the full…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Mosquito Squad, Presented by Romano Company

May 13th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Mosquito Squad. Listen to the podcast as Lisa Bohannan talks about their contact-free business that allows people to receive an estimate and service for outdoor pest control with little or no in-person interaction. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to the full podcast…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Aikman Wildlife Adventure, Presented by Romano Company

May 13th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Aikman Wildlife Adventure. Listen to the podcast as James Aikman talks about how their business has been significantly impacted by the pandemic, how their expenses remain the same as they continue to care for 200 animals, and how they have partially reopened their drive-thru portion of…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Linenwood Boutique, Presented by Romano Company

May 12th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Linenwood Boutique. Listen to the podcast as Christy Howell talks about their relatively new store in Downtown Decatur that features women’s clothing and accessories that are made in the United States, and how they are serving customers online and through curbside delivery. This Building Support Spotlight…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Presented by Romano Company

May 12th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Country Inn & Suites by Radisson. Listen to the podcast as Brandon Chappell talks about how their business has been impacted by the reduction of travel, how their limited staff is stepping up, and how they are supporting The Salvation Army during the pandemic. This Building Support…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Bourbon Barrel Bar & Grill, Presented by Romano Company

May 11th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Bourbon Barrel Bar & Grill. Listen to the podcast as Kim Torry talks about how their business that has been in Decatur since 1970 is currently able to serve lunches and dinners with an adjusted schedule while their bar remains temporarily closed. This Building Support Spotlight is…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Dunker Electric Supply & Lighting Center, Presented by Romano Company

May 11th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Dunker Electric Supply & Lighting Center. Listen to the podcast as Lori Huddleston talks about their third-generation family business that continues to serve the electrical service industry and how their lighting center is able to help customers get the lighting fixtures they need. This Building Support Spotlight…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Nature’s Way Lawn Services, Presented by Romano Company

May 11th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Nature’s Way Lawn Services. Listen to the podcast as Jeremy Morris talks about the origin of their business and the services they offer to residential and commercial customers. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to the full podcast now. Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for The Glenwood, Presented by Romano Company

May 8th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features The Glenwood. Listen to the podcast as Lauren Fryer talks about how they have adjusted during the pandemic including finding out of the box activities and having safe family visits for residents through their patios. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to the…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Yoga at Connie’s, Presented by Romano Company

May 7th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Yoga at Connie’s. Listen to the podcast as Connie Pease talks about how the instructors in their studio are offering their time to have free online yoga classes throughout the week and details the benefits to yoga including the reduction of anxiety. This Building Support Spotlight is…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for DynaGraphics, Presented by Romano Company

May 6th, 2020-This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features DynaGraphics. Listen to the podcast as Scott Bowers talks about how their business has been heavily impacted, continuing to print for some essential businesses, and working with businesses to be ready with printed materials as restrictions are loosened. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company.…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Apache Graphics, Presented by Romano Company

May 6th, 2020-This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Apache Graphics. Listen to the podcast as Ed Lozano Jr. talks about the variety of services his studio offers and how they are taking on some projects remotely including caricatures, custom airbrushing, and even murals while practicing safe distancing. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Unique Boutique, Presented by Romano Company

May 5th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Unique Boutique. Listen to the podcast as Erica Alford talks about how they are serving their clients while being closed including curbside pickup and delivery of products and helping figure out ways to improve their already strong sanitation practices to help reopen safely when the time…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Randall Residence, Presented by Romano Company

May 5th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Randall Residence. Listen to the podcast as Kate Williston talks about the active life happening in their senior living community, how they are adjusting their activities to include social distancing, and details the specialty care that they offer including memory care. This Building Support Spotlight is presented…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Macon Resources Inc, Presented by Romano Company

May 5th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Macon Resources Inc. Listen to the podcast as Amy Bliefnick talks about how they are adjusting to the reduction of projects available, the disruption of routines, and a very important opportunity to participate in a program making personal protection equipment. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for The Winery, Presented by Romano Company

May 4th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features The Winery. Listen to the podcast as Beth Horcharik talks about how they took the opportunity to deep clean when they were completely closed and how their menu is available for drive-thru including their famous Winery burgers. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company.…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Peerless Cleaners, Presented by Romano Company

May 4th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Peerless Cleaners. Listen to the podcast as Todd Garner talks about how they have been cleaning first responders’ vehicles, helping homeowners deep clean their homes, and the precautions they are taking to keep customers safe. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to the…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Shear Learning Academy School of Cosmetology, Presented by Romano Company

May 1st, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Shear Learning Academy School of Cosmetology. Listen to the podcast as Riki Wright talks about how their school is continuing with limited online coursework while awaiting the opportunity to get back to teaching in-person and details the variety of career paths available to their graduates. This Building…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Sharp Outdoors, Presented by Romano Company

May 1st, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Sharp Outdoors. Listen to the podcast as Lee Sharp talks about how they are safely serving customers in their shop, the number of new fishermen they are seeing, and their locally made fishing equipment that is available in multiple stores. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for The Wagon, Presented by Romano Company

April 30th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features The Wagon. Listen to the podcast as Dave “Flash” Jordan talks about how they are dealing with the shutdown in their 40th year including curbside pickup and made fresh family dinner packs. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to the full podcast now. Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Wellness Collective, Presented by Romano Company

April 30th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features the Wellness Collective. Listen to the podcast as Aly Swengel talks about how their collection of businesses have been closed and how they are adapting by adding virtual consultation and online classes until they can reopen. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Babich Skin Care, Presented by Romano Company

April 30th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Babich Skin Care. Listen to the podcast as Sam Babich talks about the immediate impact that the pandemic had on their business, how they are still providing safe service to patients with a variety of skin ailments ranging from rashes to cancer. This Building Support Spotlight is…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Woods Basement Systems, Presented by Romano Company

April 29th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Woods Basement Systems. Listen to the podcast as Dave Thompson talks about how they have adapted to the pandemic by working remotely, providing personal protective equipment to their workers in the field, and how they are reducing contact with people by consulting with customers on free…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Let’s Paint with Liz, Presented by Romano Company

April 29th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Let’s Paint with Liz. Listen to the podcast as Liz Cleary-Swarthout talks about how their new retail location is temporarily closed but they continue to serve customers via kits that can be used at home. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to the…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Capelli’s Spa & Studio, Presented by Romano Company

April 29th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Capelli’s Spa & Studio. Listen to the podcast as Nicole Garner talks about being shut down, how they are making products available for curbside pickup, and their plans for reopening which include selling discounted gift cards that offer preferred placement in the appointments queue. This Building Support…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Stewart’s Sewing Machines, Presented by Romano Company

April 28th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Stewart’s Sewing Machines. Listen to the podcast as Jana Wrigley talks about the services they offer including online shopping and service appointments, how they are available for no-contact drop-offs and will be available for curbside pickup soon, plus how they have generated nearly 5000 masks for…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Millikin University, Presented by Romano Company

April 28th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Millikin University. Listen to the podcast as Dr. Pat White talks about how they are adjusting to the financially damaging effects of the pandemic including pushing back the deposit deadline, virtual admission visits, and the shift to online classes. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Shop On Main, Presented by Romano Company

April 28th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Shop On Main is spotlighted and Cindy Deadrick-Wolfer talks about preparing to partially reopen when they will offer curbside service, a new e-commerce store, and the personal shopping that they are known for. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to the full podcast…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Just a Little Prick, Presented by Romano Company

April 27th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Just a Little Prick. Listen to the podcast as Autumn Starr talks about how they are currently shut down as non-essential and details some of the unique services including micro-blading, paramedical tattooing, piercings, and more. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to the…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Brass Horn Too, Presented by Romano Company

April 27th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Brass Horn Too. Listen to the podcast as Kyli Heckenkamp talks about the opportunity for them to be opened back up for curbside pickup and offers some gifts for Mother’s Day including digital picture frames, candles, lotions, gift cards and more. This Building Support Spotlight is presented…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Johnson Shoe Repair, Presented by Romano Company

April 24th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Johnson Shoe Repair. Listen to the podcast as Amber Kaylor talks about her father’s business which offers safe drop off and pick up of goods needing repaired, not limited to shoes, including golf bags, cloth signs, tarps, trampolines and more. Call (217) 875-1169 to arrange a…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Secret Garden and Gifts, Presented by Romano Company

April 24th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Secret Garden and Gifts. Listen to the podcast as Lori Barrett talks about how the governor’s recent update allows for them to expand their offerings to curbside pickup, Mother’s Day gifts, and new items they are offering including patio pots and hanging baskets. This Building Support Spotlight…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Sliderz and BC Wings, Presented by Romano Company

April 23rd, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Sliderz and BC Wings. Listen to the podcast as Craig “Woody” Wilson talks about plans of working with local vendors at Sliderz when it reopens and how BC Wings is serving their customers. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to the full podcast…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Huston Patterson, Presented by Romano Company

April 23rd, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Huston Patterson. Listen to the podcast as Tonya Kowa-Morelli talks about how their business has been impacted including a dramatic decrease in printing packaging for non-consumable goods and increases in consumable products, alcohol products, and COVID-19 test kits. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company.…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for DCC Marketing and TCCI, Presented by Romano Company

April 23rd, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features DCC Marketing and TCCI. Listen to the podcast as Kara Demirjian Huss talks about how advertising is being heavily effected and how DCC is working to help get information out during the pandemic, she also details what TCCI is seeing in their locations around the world. This…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Little Theatre On The Square and The Astoria General Store, Presented by Romano Company

April 22nd, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Little Theatre On The Square and The Astoria General Store. Listen to the podcast as John Stephens talks about ways that people can support the theatre while it is closed, how he feels people will be more interested in a smaller theater experience when they reopen…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Giggles, Presented by Romano Company

April 22nd, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Giggles. Listen to the podcast as Chrissy Spurlock talks about how they are serving their customers while being closed including online ordering and shopping for people by taking photos of products to send over for approval. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Speed Lube, Presented by Romano Company

April 22nd, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Speed Lube. Listen to the podcast as JR Tripp talks about how they have adjusted to serve their customers through the pandemic including adjusted hours, closing some locations, adding protective equipment, and limiting interaction with customers. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Papa Murphy’s Take N’ Bake Pizza, Presented by Romano Company

April 21st, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Papa Murphy’s Take N’ Bake Pizza. Listen to the podcast as Ray Fields talks about how they have had to shift their focus from exceptional in-your-face customer service to adapting how to reach customers from a distance including using a curbside pickup and online ordering. This Building…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Sloan Implement, Presented by Romano Company

April 21st, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Sloan Implement. Listen to the podcast as Jeff Sloan talks about how they are dealing with the pandemic and slow start to the planting season including extra safety measures for their technicians, curbside pickups and using technology to receive parts and service requests. This Building Support Spotlight…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Billingsley Service Center, Presented by Romano Company

April 20th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Billingsley Service Center. Jay Billingsley talks about the two locations that he and his wife own including a service center and a gas station/car wash in South Shores that has altered its hours and features mobile pay for gas. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Newell’s Auto Body, Presented by Romano Company

April 20th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Newell’s Auto Body. Listen to the podcast as Todd Newell talks about the extra precautions that they are using to keep their staff and customers safe including a dropbox for keys, hours of disinfecting each vehicle and even electronic estimates from photos. This Building Support Spotlight is…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Child’s Play Photography, Presented by Romano Company

April 20th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Child’s Play Photography. Listen to the podcast as Kathy Locke talks about how she is spending time with her business while shutting down including making future bookings, senior consultations and offering deals for future services. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to the…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Coney McKane’s, Presented by Romano Company

April 17th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Coney McKane’s. Listen to the podcast as Leah Stukins talks about how they are serving their customers through curbside pickup and business delivery, how they have added a second phone line and Facebook messenger as ways to order, and how they are referring breakfast customers to…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Walker’s Lawn & Landscaping, Presented by Romano Company

April 17th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Walker’s Lawn & Landscaping. Listen to the podcast as Jeff Walker talks about how they are still providing maintenance but have had to change the way they run their garden centers and talks about the increased interest in plants and yard projects while people are at…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Doherty’s Pub & Pins, Presented by Romano Company

April 16th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Doherty’s Pub & Pins. Listen to the podcast as Brynn Hansen talks about how they are serving their customers with their full menu through curbside pickup and large order deliveries. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to the full podcast now. Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Decatur Brew Works, Presented by Romano Company

April 16th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Decatur Brew Works. Listen to the podcast as Dreux Lewandowski talks about how their brewery is maintaining its goal to bring people and beer together even through the mandated closing of their taproom to the public. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Lockhart’s Barber Shop and Barber College, Presented by Romano Company

April 15th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Lockhart’s Barber Shop and Barber College. Listen to the podcast as Brandon Kraus talks about their barbershop being closed for several weeks, their college gaining authorization to have some online courses, offers a few haircut tips and expecting to be busy when they reopen. This Building…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Merle Norman Cosmetics, Presented by Romano Company

April 15th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Merle Norman Cosmetics. Listen to the podcast as Marilyn Melvin talks about how they are dealing with both of their Central Illinois locations being closed including fulfilling orders they receive via telephone, email or social media. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Beck Tech, Presented by Romano Company

April 15th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Beck Tech. Listen to the podcast as Matt Beck talks about how their locations are working throughout the state, are working remotely, taking extra precautions when having to come in contact with emergency responders, and the increase in demand for security. This Building Support Spotlight is presented…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Land of Lincoln Credit Union, Presented by Romano Company

April 14th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Land of Lincoln Credit Union. Listen to the podcast as Andrew Young details how they are serving their customers throughout Illinois via drive-thru, online banking, limited appointments and helping secure Payroll Protection Program funding. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to the full…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Bluerock Records, Presented by Romano Company

April 14th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Bluerock Record. Listen to the podcast as Amanda Pharis talks about the wave of cancellations their business has faced since being closed during the pandemic and how their attention to detail during planning will help them rebound when they are back up and running. This Building Support…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Subway, Presented by Romano Company

April 13th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Subway. Listen to the podcast as Gary Haines talks about the effect of the pandemic on his 12 local locations, including having to close one location and talks about how they are serving their customers through online ordering and drive-thru at some of their locations. This Building…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Decatur Earthmover Credit Union, Presented by Romano Company

April 13th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Decatur Earthmover Credit Union. Listen to the podcast as Jes Younghouse talks about their adjusted hours and how they are serving their customers in three drive-up locations and encouraging them to use their contact center that features phone and video conferencing through the app. This Building Support…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Renew Total Body Wellness Center, Presented by Romano Company

April 10th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Renew Total Body Wellness Center. Listen to the podcast as Dr. Tom Rohde talks about how they are helping people to be healthy, and how they adjusting to safely serve their patients including phone consultation, screening at the door and no waiting rooms. This Building Support…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Best Trips Ever, Presented by Romano Company

April 10th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Best Trips Ever. Listen to the podcast as Linda Roberts talks about how the travel industry is heavily impacted by the pandemic with increased cancellations and rescheduling, and how she is working with travel companies to help serve her customers. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Kenney’s Ace Hardware, Presented by Romano Company

April 9th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features  Kenney’s Ace Hardware. Listen to the podcast as Libby Kenney talks about how their family business has adapted to serving their customers in the pandemic through safe practices, online ordering, and curbside pickup. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to the full podcast…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Decatur Blueprint, Presented by Romano Company

April 9th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Decatur Blueprint. Listen to the podcast as Dann Nelson talks about how they are continuing to serve some important clients that are playing key roles in the local response to the pandemic. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to the full podcast now. Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Jimmy John’s, Presented by Romano Company

April 7th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Jimmy John’s. Listen to the podcast as Suzie Crutcher talks about how their four local locations have adjusted by changing their hours during the pandemic and how they are serving their customers through the curbside pickup, drive-thru, and delivery. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Brass Horn and Brass Horn Too, Presented by Romano Company

April 7th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features the Brass Horn and Brass Horn Too. Listen to the podcast as George Streckfuss talks about how their two businesses are dealing with their doors having been shut for several weeks including a partnership with a national retailer and discounted gift cards. This Building Support Spotlight is…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Decatur Family YMCA, Presented by Romano Company

April 6th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features the Decatur Family YMCA. Listen to the podcast as Matt Whitehead talks about how they are dealing with their doors being closed to members including becoming a source of emergency daycare for frontline workers, hosting blood drives in their large gym and efforts to keep people…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Best One of Central Illinois, Presented by Romano Company

April 6th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Best One of Central Illinois. Listen to the podcast as John House talks about their availability including 24/7 roadside service, their adjusted hours, and how they are serving some of the important vehicles in the supply chain. The Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Bob Brady Auto Group, Presented by Romano Company

April 6th, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Bob Brady Auto Group. Listen to the podcast as Steve Gensler talks about how they are adapting to selling automobiles from a distance and details all of the amazing incentives being offered that make now a very buyer-friendly time to buy. The Building Support Spotlight is presented…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Hickory River Smokehouse, Presented by Romano Company

April 3rd, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Hickory River Smokehouse. Listen to the podcast as the owner of four Illinois locations, Mike Madigan, talks about the contact freeways they are serving their customers including curbside carryout, online ordering, and delivery. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to the full podcast…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Maroa Lumber, Presented by Romano Company

April 3rd, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Maroa Lumber. Listen to the podcast as Jen Wood talks about how they have adapted their business through the curbside pickup, in-store social distancing, and safe delivery as homeowners are getting to projects while sheltered at home. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Handegan Law and First Illinois Title Group, Presented by Romano Company

April 2nd, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Handegan Law and First Illinois Title Group. Listen to the podcast as Nancy Handegan talks about how her businesses with offices in Decatur, Sullivan, and Shelbyville are continuing to serve their customers and some of the changes this crisis has brought to them. This Building Support Spotlight…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Creative Media Services, Presented by Romano Company

April 2nd, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Creative Media Services. Listen to the podcast as Carolyn Ridenour talks about their services, how they are set up to work remotely, and the effect of the Coronavirus on their business. The Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to the full podcast now. Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Monical’s, Presented by Romano Company

April 2nd, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Monical’s Pizza. Monical’s is spotlighted for being an employer for many years at multiple locations in the area, Bob Griffith talks about ways that they are still able to serve their customers through the curbside pickup, delivery, and even frozen pizzas. The Building Support Spotlight is…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for The Law Office of Jones & Couri, Presented by Romano Company

April 1st, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features the Law Office of Jones & Couri.  Listen to the podcast as Steve Jones talks about the way that their practice has been impacted, the ways they have changed to safely serve their clients, and what courtrooms currently look like. The Building Support Spotlight is presented…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Debbie’s, Presented by Romano Company

April 1st, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Debbie’s video gaming cafe. Listen to the podcast as Jennifer Stevens talks about how the employees of their multiple Decatur locations are still being paid even though their business will continue to be shut down for at least another month. The Building Support Spotlight is presented…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Liaison Home Automation, Presented by Romano Company

April 1st, 2020- This Building Support for Small Business Spotlight features Liaison Home Automation. Listen to the podcast as Steve Weber talks about the limitations imposed on their business and the ways they can use their expertise to help including video conferencing and home entertainment. The Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Miles Chevrolet , Presented by Romano Company

March 31st, 2020- Miles Chevrolet is spotlighted and Darcy Grinestaff talks about some great savings opportunities and how they have adapted their business practices to reduce their direct contact with customers while still providing a high level of service they are known for in the community. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to…Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for Summit Systems, Presented by Romano Company

March 31st, 2020-Summit Systems is featured in this Building Support Spotlight and Casey Acree talks about their commitment to their customers as they remotely provide guidance on at-home workouts, nutrition, ways to keep energy levels up, sleep maintenance and more. This Building Support Spotlight is presented by Romano Company. Listen to the full podcast now. Continue Reading

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LISTEN: Building Support for RedZone Fitness, Presented by Romano Company

March 30th, 2020- RedZone Fitness is recognized in ‘Building Support for Small Business’ and owner Mike Lambdin talks about how their business is surviving while being shut down during the Coronavirus crisis and the ways that they are still providing service to their members including leading workouts virtually. This Building Support for Small Business is presented by…Continue Reading