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Small Business Spotlight

This month's Small Business Spotlight shares Nate and Liz Ribaudo's journey from Chicago to Mary Esther and how they made their dream of opening a Fitness Studio into a reality. It can be challenging opening a new business, especially when you are new to town! Patience, hard-work, and determination payed off for Liz and Nate, owners of Fortis Fitness Studio. Learn what it takes to overcome obstacles and why the name of your business is important.

Inspiration for a new small business idea can truly come from anywhere and at any chapter of your life – just ask TJ Lupero, owner of TJ’s Chillin’ Treats. TJ’s Chillin’ Treats is an ice cream shop that not only provides you a happy place, but makes you feel like you are family as soon as you walk through the door! (Photo Credit: Northwest Florida Daily News)