The Best of Blount Awards: Why Small Businesses Are a Big Deal

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

The Best of Blount AwardHere’s a tip for all you dog lovers out there, coming straight from a dog: the kind of dog food that we love to chow down on the most isn’t made by massive corporations. It comes from smaller companies that pay attention to putting the highest quality, healthy ingredients into every can or bag. And this commitment to quality is something you’ll find outside of pet food—it applies to every aspect of life, such as great heating and air conditioning service.

There’s a reason that I’m thinking about small businesses right now (and no, it’s not because I’m hungry). This time last year, MK Russell & Abbott received the Best Small Business in Blount County from the Chamber of Commerce. It was an amazing honor and a terrific recognition of our personal service to families in Blount County and the amount that we give back to the community. But awards like this are meant to be shared with other types of small businesses that make it a priority to provide locals with the best products and services.

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