Success Stories

Riverside Ranch Decor


Roxeanne Alexander first started her giftware business in her home but sales quickly escalated to the point where she needed a storefront. Community Futures helped Roxeanne expand her business with a loan in November 2014 and she moved into a highway location in Grimshaw, Alberta. She again outgrew her space and in 2018 moved into a spacious location on main street where she is now able to offer workshops utilizing store products for extra income. She also enjoys an increased amount of foot traffic when there are hockey games and events in town.

Covid has been tough on her business due to restrictions on events and being deemed non-essential, she had to shut her doors a few times. But, Roxeanne was resilient and came up with ways to keep going. She made DIY kits available for curbside pickup and make arrangements for people to purchase products from the store via curbside as well. 

Trinity Repair


In business for almost 20 years, Barry Dale’s commitment to customer service has helped him build a thriving automotive repair business in Berwyn, AB. Community Futures helped Barry finance the purchase of the Berwyn Sales building in 2010, and assisted with financing to renovate the building, upgrade garage equipment and the gas pumps.

Throughout COVID-19, Barry kept afloat by making any necessary changes he had to. He has a strong commitment to deliver on service to his valued customers and instills that in his valuable staff members. Community Futures was there to help him when times were toughest.

 “Working with Community Futures has been a rewarding experience.  When we needed help due to the economic downturn, Community Futures was there to lend a hand.”

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