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Mar 18, 2020

Ron and Kristi are no strangers to extreme challenges.  In today's podcast, they will share ideas of how to overcome the unprecedented challenges which face small businesses during the current crisis.  We believe we will all come out stronger and this podcast will inspire you to believe the same!

Mar 2, 2020

And the search is on to find America's Main Street!  In this episode, Ron and Kristi welcome Bill Brunelle of Independent We Stand and Wayne Carter, Executive Director of Main Street DeLand, the winner of the 2017 America's Main Streets Contest to discuss the contest and both the short and long term benefits of winning...

Feb 10, 2020

In this episode, Ron & Kristi welcome Stephanie Rizzo, Executive Director of the Historic Marion Revitalization Association in Marion, SC to talk about the value of downtown collaboration.  From creating small business partnerships and fundraising to helping neighboring towns by sharing ideas and inspirations, this is...

Jan 21, 2020

In this episode, Ron & Kristi welcome Denise Schieffer, owner of Rise & Pies in Downtown Perry, OK.  She shares the journey that led her to open her business and reflects on the joys and lessons learned one year later. 

Dec 3, 2019

How did a small town in Arkansas become known as one of the best in America?  Siloam Springs, Ron's hometown, has experienced tremendous growth and success in the downtown core.  On this episode, Ron & Kristi have the privilege of interviewing Meredith Bergstrom, former MS Director and current Director Kelsey Howard. ...