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Community Connection

Welcome to our Community Connection series where we take you inside local businesses and nonprofits to highlight what makes our community so special!

M&J Auto

Our next Community Connection business is M&J Auto. Owner Matt Boschae discusses their free car care clinics where they teach community members important things they should know about their vehicles. Take a look!

Family Promise of Washington County

Next up in our Community Connection series is Family Promise of Washington County. Executive Director, Lori Prescott, explains how Family Promise serves Washington County residents who are homeless or precariously housed. Please watch!

Joe's Slinger Service

Our next Community Connection feature is Joe's Slinger Service. You may not know that Joe's Slinger Service offers digital inspections where repair technicians send photos to the vehicle owner so you know exactly what's wrong with your vehicle and why it needs to be repaired - it's just like being there! Joe's Slinger Service also is a big supporter of the community.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County has been matching youth in Washington County with a mentor for the last 50 years. Did you know you can be a "big family," too?

Highest Ground Healing

Highest Ground Healing is a Hartford-based business offering therapeutic massage. Learn more about what the owner, SaraMarie, loves about this community and how they're giving back!

Washington County Anti-Trafficking Advocates

Washington County Anti-Trafficking Advocates is a local anti-human trafficking advocacy group providing education and support founded by Wendy and Jason at Faith and Giggles Gift Shop. Take a listen to what this important group is all about!

Pink Pumpkin Run

The Pink Pumpkin Run is a locally-founded nonprofit serving Washington and Dodge County residents affected by breast cancer. Learn more about how they help men and women in our community!

Sew Many Pieces

Mickey from Sew Many Pieces describes their recent move to a bigger location and how their guild makes placemats for Meals on Wheels, pillowcases for people who are sick, and quilts for those in need. Wow! Thanks for giving back, Mickey!


Learn about Dave and Connie Stout from WTKM and what they love the business owners and residents of this community!