A strong work ethic, a passion for helping others, and a sincere love of animals have been at the core of Curt and Sharon Jacques’ life and their business. West Lebanon Feed & Supply’s success is the result of the couple’s skills and passions-a unique mix of technical knowledge, drive, and heartfelt compassion. With their ownership, West the Lebanon business has grown into a remarkable destination retail location and valued home to some 35 employees.
The couple is being honored at Vital Communities’ Heroes & Leaders Celebration May 30 for their many years of working to enhance the vitality of the Upper Valley. Their commitment to community and local economy can be seen in their sponsorship and active participation in Local First and the Lebanon Chamber of Commerce among other efforts and their generous support of are organizations and nonprofits.
Curt and Sharon purchased West Lebanon Feed & Supply in 1995. In 2007, they opened an 11,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility that celebrates the human-animal bond. The business has since developed into a nationally and internationally top-awarded store in its industry. Now, Curt and Sharon’s vision of “Your Life, Your Style, Your Store” takes new shape through their venture GooberPick, as they continue to find innovative ways to serve the people and animals in their lives.
In a bid to help small retailers to meet the demand for convenience in the smartphone era, the owner of West Lebanon Feed & Supply is launching Goober Pick, a package delivery system that will bring purchases made online from area retailers to a network of storage lockers at high-traffic spots in Upper Valley towns. Read the rest of this Valley News article here.