Celebrate Small Business Saturday
It’s time to start checking your list, counting it twice, and deciding who you think deserves something nice.
This year, we’re featuring driver-partners in our community who own small businesses. Whether you want to gift your family a juice cleanse, facial, or a custom made table, our talented driver-partners have something to offer.
Check out their stories and consider buying local this holiday season.
Meet Derrick, Owner of Jars Juice in Seattle, WA
Jars Juice is a brand new juice bar in downtown Seattle. With over 40 options, Jars Juice brings technology to juice with customizable orders based on health benefits, taste, allergies, or ingredients.
“The most exciting part about owning a business? Seeing all the regulars and getting positive feedback from people that love juice.”
Meet Lawrence, Owner of Knot Et Al in Tacoma, WA
Knot Et Al is custom furniture crafted in Tacoma, WA. Larry has been working with wood for over 25 years. Look for his furniture at local craft fairs and online.
“I have been working with wood ever since I was a kid. I would use my dad’s tools and I loved building forts. I am doing what love to do and I get paid for it.”
Meet Bethelhem, Owner of Oxygen Skin Smart in Seattle, WA
Oxygen Skin Smart is a medical and anti-aging spa in Queen Anne. Her goal is help the people of Seattle feel more confident through beautiful skin.
“If you own a small business don’t take anything personally. Just go with the flow, and you’ll be able to handle whatever is thrown at you.”
Meet Larry, Owner of Imaging Northwest in Seattle, WA
Imaging Northwest is an architectural, industrial, and fine art photography firm that has been a part of the community since 1987. Larry’s favorite part of owning a business is seeing his projects from conception to execution.
“Be passionate about what you do, and be persistent.”
Meet Shawn, Owner of Brigade Wakesurfing in Treasure Valley, ID
Brigade Wakesurfing builds custom surfboards in addition to custom screen printing and embroidery. Having run the shop for 4 years, he’s bringing wakesurfing to the great state of Idaho.
“Make sure to enjoy all those moments through the trials and tribulations of owning a business. And time is the most important thing we have, enjoy every minute.”
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