An entrepreneur must love what they do and be willing to put in the effort and the hours to make their business a success. In this issue of Strictly Business we introduce you to people who embody those characteristics:

Karen and Creston Billings of
Point au Roche Lodge
Larry, Joann, Jillian, and Ryan Post of
L Post Rustics
Andy, Melissa and Alisha Finney of
Finney Sports
Cheryl Zedick of Cut Loose
Denise Garnot of Hairstyles Unlimited
Tammy and Greg Atkins of
Gigi’s on the River and
Steve Russo and Marianne Boudreau

Also in this issue you will find our monthly Insight feature which focuses on Sue Burdick Young, a potter and an outdoor mural artist whose work can be found in downtown Plattsburgh.

Instead of our usual closer, Chamber President Garry Douglas, this month Kristy Kennedy, the Chamber’s new Vice President of Marketing & Business Development provides SB’s last word.

Uncertainty and fear might stop many from taking risks or thinking imaginatively during this tumultuous time, but recent data shows that entrepreneurship is surging during the pandemic. By seizing new opportunities and spotting unfulfilled needs, entrepreneurs could help lift our economy

..and that’s good for business.