Spotlight in the 17th

Premier Barber Institute

Senator Amanda Cappelletti recently visited Premier Barber Institute in Norristown, PA to learn more about their mission, services, and successes! Premier Barber Institute owners Dan, Tyrik, and Victor are very passionate about helping future barbers succeed in their goals and reaching their ambitions. They have been working on growing not only the school but growing the individual students within their programs to become talented professionals in the world of barbering.

Watch the video to learn more about their story!

Premier Barber Institute

Learn more about the Premier Barber Institute: premierbarberinstitute.com

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Narberth Ambulance

Senator Amanda M. Cappelletti visited Narberth Ambulance to learn more about how COVID-19 affected their operations and how they continue to serve the community. The main station is a state-of-the-art facility located at 101 Sibley Avenue in the Ardmore Section of Lower Merion Township. Narberth Ambulance serves Lower Merion, Narberth, Haverford, Conshohocken and West Conshohocken. Watch the video for a sneak peek inside the station!

 Narberth Ambulance

Learn more about the Narberth Ambulance: www.narberthambulance.org
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Trails End Café

Senator Amanda M. Cappelletti visited Trails End Café to highlight this locally, family-owned business at the end of the Bala Cynwyd Trail! Serving the area since 2016, Trail’s End Café is proud to serve locally sourced coffees and foods that are healthy, of the highest taste and quality, and reasonably priced. Watch the video to learn more about what is on the menu and their COVID-19 experience!

http://trailsend.cafe/

Learn more about Trails End Café at: http://trailsend.cafe/
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Sweet Mabel Art & Craft

Senator Amanda M. Cappelletti visited Sweet Mabel Art & Craft to highlight their local products and spotlight this amazing woman-owned business in district 17! Sweet Mabel began in 2005 when Tracy Tumolo took over her grandfather’s former barbershop on the hill in Narberth, PA.  Located in the heart of town, Sweet Mabel offers their visitors a variety of American and locally made housewares, jewelry, art, and other items.

Watch the video to hear the full story and see some of the shop’s great offerings. And next time you are in Narberth, check out Sweet Mabel!


Sweet Mabel Arts & Craft

Learn more about Sweet Mabel Art & Craft at: sweetmabel.com
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Mainline Art Center

Senator Cappelletti visited Mainline Art Center to learn more about their mission, to see the amazing art they showcase both on their property and in the gallery, and to get to know more about how COVID-19 affected their operations. The mission of Main Line Art Center is to inspire and engage people of all ages, abilities, and economic means in visual art through education, exhibitions, and experiences. Main Line Art Center’s educational offerings for all ages, abilities, and economic means span from traditional to contemporary, and are all held to the highest level of excellence.

Watch the video to hear more about their story. Watch until the end to learn what kind of pasta the artists identify with! See our other #Spotlightinthe17th episodes for more.

 

Exhibitions featured in the video:

Garden Sculpture Exhibition

Garden Sculpture Exhibition

Mainline Art Center

Learn more about Mainline Art Center at: https://www.mainlineart.org.
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Five Saints Distillery

Senator Amanda Cappelletti visited Five Saints Distilling which is located in a historic firehouse in the heart of Norristown. Five Saints is a grain to glass distillery which means they start with locally grown ingredients (corn, rye) from Bill Beam Farms in Elverson, PA. Their intent as a grain to glass distillery is to maximize the production of alcohol for every pound of starch that they use. Learn more about the rich story of Five Saints Distilling in the video!

 

Five Saints Distilling

Learn more about Five Saints Distilling at: https://fivesaintsdistilling.com
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Crazy Aaron’s COVID-19 Story

Senator Amanda Cappelletti visited the Headquarters of Crazy Aaron's Putty World in Norristown, PA to hear their story and learn more about the ways Crazy Aaron engages with our community. As his business grew, so did Crazy Aaron's desire to give back to the community. Not only does Crazy Aaron's Puttyworld work with seven Philadelphia-area vocational centers to employ many exceptional individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities, Crazy Aaron's took the extra step to help the community during COVID-19 by pivoting from producing putty to hand sanitizer for first responders. Hear more about the story in the video!

Crazy Aaron’s Puttyworld

Learn more about Crazy Aaron's at: crazyaarons.com.
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