Business Owners

Ben Swart of Hardshell Fitnes, Thrive Might, and Frost Iron Training.

Meet your Neighbor: Ben Swarts

building community through health & wellness and the importance of strength and resilience in meeting the challenges of living in our current environment. 

Last week, on a chilly late October afternoon, I had the absolute pleasure of sitting down and talking with Ben Swarts, founder of Frost Iron Training – the newest gym in the neighborhood. We sat outside in the sun and chatted. Ben told me about how he sees his space as an opportunity to build…  Read More

West of the Rail Business Association

New Facebook Group for the WRBA

The private Facebook group is a place for conversation, asking questions, giving and getting recommendations, and building community through the COVID pandemic.

As COVID-19 hit our area a lot of the work we at the WRBA had planned came to a screeching halt. The world local small businesses has been changing day after day since then. Early on I flipped through plans for what would be the best way to support small businesses. I worked on online…