Success Stories

Digital Service Squad builds e-commerce site for family-owned retail business

Digital Service Squad builds e-commerce site for family-owned retail business

Laurel Mayrs, owner of Kays & Co., launched a new website for her local online business with the help from Digital Service Squad expert, Taylor Hardekopf.

New local business Gas City Cycles opens up shop with the help of the Regular Loan

New local business Gas City Cycles opens up shop with the help of the Regular Loan

Being in the Harley Davidson industry for 31 years, and being a biker for most of his life, Darren Staruiala took the next step in pursuing his passion and opened Gas City Cycles in July 2022.

Beautification Loan helps Station Coffee Company double seating area

Beautification Loan helps Station Coffee Company double seating area

Station Coffee Company has been a small business staple in Medicine Hat’s downtown for 10 years. A place where residents and visitors find creative hot beverages, freshly baked goods, and a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Beautification Loan helps renovate King Bagel Bakery's new space

Beautification Loan helps renovate King Bagel Bakery's new space

In 2022, a bakery moved into a historic building on Sixth Avenue in downtown Medicine Hat, and it’s already looking to expand.

Moose & Squirrel builds stage and adds murals to its outdoor eatery with Beautification Loan

Moose & Squirrel builds stage and adds murals to its outdoor eatery with Beautification Loan

Some buildings in downtown Medicine Hat were too old to recover, being built in the early 1900s. Some were torn down, and vacant lots were few and far between. But Hatters Ian and Carrie Sand saw potential in one of the empty spaces on Second Street.

Digital Service Squad builds website for new local business, Gott Garage Door Services

Digital Service Squad builds website for new local business, Gott Garage Door Services

Mark Gott has fixed garage doors over the last 16 years in Medicine Hat, and in 2022 he took the step to start his own business. Gott Garage Door Services has officially been open for three months, and in that time Mark has worked with Digital Service Squad expert Taylor Hardekopf to build a website and grow his digital presence.

Spin studio renovates the perfect space in Downtown Medicine Hat with Beautification Loan

Spin studio renovates the perfect space in Downtown Medicine Hat with Beautification Loan

Sabrina Moore found the perfect space downtown to open Medicine Hat’s first spin studio, but it needed to be renovated to enhance the functionality and aesthetic of the space.

Cafe Verve has offered patio seating to their guests for two years since utilizing the MHBIG

Cafe Verve has offered patio seating to their guests for two years since utilizing the MHBIG

Cafe Verve opened their doors five years ago on Dunmore Road in Medicine Hat. Where the walls are lined with local artwork, and the evenings are often filled with local live music, people can find carefully brewed coffee and teas, freshly baked sweets, and hand-made sandwiches, soups, and salads inside the bright cafe.

Beautification Loan Helps Open the Gates For Seasonal Outdoor Patio, The Yard

Beautification Loan Helps Open the Gates For Seasonal Outdoor Patio, The Yard

When Darren Howes took a trip to Philadelphia, he noticed how the city took advantage of their outdoor patios during the warmer weather. Given Medicine Hat’s long summer and sunny days, he and his business partner Josh Hopkins felt a family-friendly seasonal patio would fit well in downtown Medicine Hat.

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