Every local business has a story worth sharing with the community. This series is as much about supporting companies as it is about celebrating the places and faces that make our community special.Our spotlight today is on Bob Henderson.
Business: Hendo Contracting, Inc.
Owners: Bob Henderson
Address: 19 Third Street, New City, NY
How did you come up with the name?
It is a nickname.
Why choose that location? Why start a business in this town?
I wanted to be a local contractor. I live in the community.
Briefly, what business are you in?
What's the most difficult moment or challenge you've faced as a business owner?
Getting through recessions.
Were there any challenges that made you second guess your decision to be an entrepreneur?
What's been your favorite moment or proudest achievement since opening?
Driving through neighborhoods and seeing all the homes we have remodeled.
What's the most innovative idea your employees or customers have had that you put into practice?
The use of different color combinations
How do you deal with difficult customers?
How does your business give back or get involved in the community?
We sided houses for Habitat for Humanity.
The plan behind this series at Patch is to shine the spotlight on all our favorite local businesses, and to learn a little about the ones we may not know that well.
This is as much about supporting local businesses as it is about celebrating the places and faces that make our community special.
Here's a simple form where local business owners can answer a few quick questions to be part of this ongoing feature.