Locally owned and operated businesses are the social, cultural and economic heart of a community. Unfortunately, this past year has left many unsure if they can continue. In this weeklong series, we look at the vital role local businesses play in our communities, the financial pressure they are under due to COVID-19 and what we can do to help them survive.
Small businesses are a crucial source of support in communities across Brock.
As small businesses struggle in the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, their commitment to the communities they serve remains.
“Supporting people has always been in my heart, especially at Christmas time, and especially through COVID-19,” said Crystal Mank.
In addition to her work as respiratory therapist…