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Small Business Profiles

Purrhaps It’s Serendipity Inc. Offers Local Pet Adoption Services

NEWPORT NEWS-Catherine Lanning officially opened Purrhaps It's Serendipity Inc. nonprofit animal rescue October 11, 2021. What was supposed to be a short-term summer job with Heritage Humane Society in Williamsburg several years ago ended up changing the course of...

Williamsburg Business Owner Brings The Gym Directly To You

WILLIAMSBURG - It’s not a stretch to say business is in Kristin Doherty’s blood. Both of her grandfathers were entrepreneurs. She earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the College of William & Mary, and an MBA from...

ActionCOACH Guides Business Owners To Success During Uncertain Times

JAMES CITY-Kevan Danker opened an ActionCOACH business coaching franchise two years ago after working for several years as a business consultant. He spends his days coaching local business owners in team building, cashflow management, marketing, business systems, sales, and...

Claim Your Calm Massage Has A Different Approach For Massage Therapy

HAMPTON-Alexandria McKenzie, owner of Claim your Calm Massage on Bridge Street in Hampton, offers a unique approach to massage therapy. McKenzie first starts by simply talking to her clients to find out what is going on with them in...

Experience With Local Chefs Helped Inspire Owner of Larry’s Italian Restaurant to Spread His Wings

JAMES CITY-Ernesto Bolanos, owner of Larry’s Italian Restaurant on Richmond Road in Lightfoot, is originally from El Salvador, but has been cooking Italian dishes for the community for more than two decades. He opened his own restaurant in 2019. Bolanos...

Glow Holistic Provides Cannabis Healing Without The High

KING WILLIAM-Glow Holistic was founded in 2018 by hemp grower Benjamin "Ben" Clark and his wife Eunice Clark. The couple decided to leave their current jobs and sell cannabidiol (CBD) products full time in 2019. Eunice had previously worked...

CadeFit Offers An Alternative to Traditional Fitness Centers

YORK-Brian Cade founded CadeFit seven years ago to guide people in training their minds and bodies to reclaim their health and fitness while incorporating more freedom and joy in their lives. Whether eliminating chronic pain, shedding unwanted pounds, or...

Precise Portions Makes Healthy Eating More Fun

Visit any farmers market, festival, or bazaar in the area and there’s a good chance you’ll find Ann-Marie Stephens or her husband, Ed, working a booth. However, there is far more to their story than the exotic herbal mixtures...