March 29, 2022

Arrow Senior Living Celebrates Mom and Pop Small Business Owners Day

Category: Senior Living

Author: Mandy Wilks

National Mom and Pop Small Business Owner Day celebrates small business owners every year on March 29th. Our economy couldn’t run without small, locally owned mom and pop businesses. Not only do they provide jobs, they also create economic growth, have positive influences on local communities, and make our communities diverse and vibrant. 

Here at Arrow Senior Living, we understand these businesses spend countless hours nurturing and growing their enterprise but, all in all, they love what they do, just like we love what we do in healthcare.  To celebrate National Mom and Pop Day, we had leaders all across Arrow choose a small business of their liking and celebrate the day with them. They celebrated by leaving google reviews, posting about them on social media, and doing what we call a CFU, aka a Creative Follow Up.  We are thankful for each of them and loved celebrating their day with them.

Sweet Things Bakery | Stephanie Harris, Chief Executive Officer

Picasso’s | Mara Walker, Director of Benefits

City Sprouts | Amanda Tweten, Chief Operating Officer

Front Porch Cafe | Paisli DiRuzza/Rob Bequette, Managing Director of Sales

Vinifera | Gregory Dierlam/Nicole Rosza, Managing Director of Marketing

LSL Finishes | Gwyn Rahmier, Managing Director of Brand Development

The Farmers Rail | John McAninch, Managing Director of Culinary Operations

Europa Food Market | Josh Beauchamp, Regional Director of Culinary Programming

Tech Team | Brian Nikodim, Technology Director

MLP Bakery | Mandy Wilks, Regional Director of Human Resources

Allin’s Diner | Mike Boyd, Managing Director of Asset Management

Tinker’s Creek Tavern | Rob Cain, Vice President of Compliance

Lewis and Clark Restaurant | Amy Foley, Controller

Affordable Automotive | Mary Stoinski, Regional Memory Care Director

Mud Pie Vegan Bakery | Shannon Novak, Director of Culture and Communication

Shear Elevations | LaShawn Stepteau, Regional Wellness Coordinator

Off the Griddle | Stephanie Hood, Regional Director of Human Resources

Jus Chillin’ Sweets n Treats | Amber Moore, Regional Director of Human Resources

Advertising Plus | Kayla Barlow, Vice President of Resident Experience

Daniel’s Farm & Greenhouse | Will Marshall, Chief Financial Officer

Colleen’s Cookies | Sarah Klebolt, General Counsel

Full Octave Coffee | Julie Mills, Vice President of Integration

Marsala’s Market | Lacey Goins, Managing Director of Internal Operations

Luca’s Pizzeria | Justin Ladd, Vice President of Operations

The Workshop: Dance + Fitness | Emily Bennett, Regional Director of Operations

Precision Coffee | Tim Moore, Regional Director of Operations

Hermans Farms Orchard | Tracy Cecil, Regional Director of Operations

Framations | Bob Gettemeier/Joan Harris, Director of Community Payroll

BakedT’s | The Nicely News Team

Floors & Moore, a CMJ Company | Cassie Tweten, Chief Sales Officer

These small businesses, spread around the country, are beloved and keep our team going! Our community wouldn’t be what it is without them, and we are so grateful they exist! 

Saint Charles, Missouri-based Arrow Senior Living manages a portfolio of communities that offer varying levels of care, including independent living, assisted living, and memory care. Each and every senior living community supports residents by focusing on dignity, respect, and quality of life. The programs and amenities offered are selected to provide only the highest standard of quality and comfort.

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