Every local business has a story worth sharing with the community.
Our spotlight today is on Ellen and Gary Patrick, owners of Breathe Easy.
Business: Breathe Easy
Owners: Ellen and Gary Patrick
Address: Manhattan, Dobbs Ferry, Mamaroneck and Katonah
How did you come up with the name?
Because the Dry Salt Therapy we offer helps you breathe easier, improves your skin and helps you relax more.
Why choose that location? Why start a business in this town?
Due to the population
Briefly, what business are you in?
Dry Salt Therapy
What's the most difficult moment or challenge you've faced as a business owner?
Building the locations
Were there any challenges that made you second guess your decision to be an entrepreneur?
What's been your favorite moment or proudest achievement since opening?
Watching people feel better after their sessions
What's the most innovative idea your employees or customers have had that you put into practice?
Social media blogging
How do you deal with difficult customers?
We haven't had any.
How does your business give back or get involved in the community?
Part of our marketing is charity based raising donations for American Lung Association and Cystic Fibrosis.
The plan behind this new series at Patch is to shine the spotlight on all our favorite local businesses, and to learn a little about the ones we may not know that well.
This is as much about supporting local businesses as it is about celebrating the places and faces that make our community special.
Here's a simple form where local business owners can answer a few quick questions to be part of this ongoing feature.