Trophy Enterprise Proprietor Desires Enable from Neighborhood

Trophy Business Owner Needs Help from Community

Like a amount of small organizations, the Covid-19 Pandemic has significantly curtailed orders at Manitowoc Trophy on Washington Street. 

Proprietor Jim Behnke tells Seehafer News the problem has cast question about the potential of his business enterprise.

“It has afflicted our small business completely with all the things shutting down very last March.  We had to lay everyone off and we had to carry some of them back again in case we did have orders coming as a result of.  I experienced to dig into our pockets and pay the personnel even if we didn’t have anything for them to do–in the occasion orders came in.”

Behnke experienced this explanation to pinpoint their loss of company with respect to trophy and plaque orders.

“Just about every thing that goes on didn’t go on and we fairly considerably consider care of all of Manitowoc County faculty units, and situations like baseball tournaments, car or truck exhibits, a whole lot of things was canceled.”

Jim explains he would like some help from individuals in the group in a special ‘vote’ to ideally qualify for as much as a $30,000 grant supplied by FedEx.

“We utilized for it, they observed our tale, we did a moment and a 50 percent video and we were being acknowledged into that.  Now, it is accomplished on votes and you can go on Manitowoc Trophy’s Fb webpage or FedEx and vote just by coming into your e mail tackle.  People are tabulated and go toward the grant.

You can vote at the time for each day by means of next Wednesday, March 24th.

As for their business presently, Behnke reported “We’re just scraping even proper now and it is been really hard.”   He’s been in company for 35-many years and gave a large amount of credit to the community for supporting them.