If you don’t shop local, we won’t have local!

Small businesses are the heart of our community. They are invested in our community and our community needs to invest in them.



The Gift Shop located in ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital, 501 Van Buren St. in Fostoria,  is small business.  This retail shop is locally operated by volunteers and all proceeds benefit the hospital auxiliary.  The Gift Shop Shop carries many regionally made favorites including, Crossroads Candles made in Bucyrus, Dietschs Candy  made in Findlay, Subtle Verses Artwork made in Tiffin, Carruth items made in Waterville, OSU & Michigan items and so much more.

The Fostoria Hospital Gift Shop and Auxiliary invests in our community by awarding scholarships and hosting events for hospital employees and their families.



Dr. Tim Stacy is small business.  Dr. Stacy, along with his wife Jackie, own Tri County Veterinary Clinic, located at 4579 N. US 23 with a new location at 661 Plaza Drive coming soon.  Tri County Veterinary Clinic has been in business since 2003 and offers wellness exams, digital x-ray, ultrasound, dentistry, companion laser therapy and emergency services for pets large and small.


Tri County Veterinary Clinic actively invests in our community through their support of the Greater Fostoria Community Foundation, ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital Foundation, United Way, Relay for Life and Hancock and Wood County 4-H programs.

Follow Tri County Veterinary Clinic on Facebook .  Schedule an appointment today at www.tricountyvetfostoria.com or call 419-435-7642.




Jerry Smith is small business.  He is the owner of Commercial Carpet & Tile located at 1400 Sandusky Street in Fostoria.  Commercial Carpet & Tile has been in business for over 29 years and is a full service floorcovering store as well as window treatments, wallpaper and countertops.


Jerry and Commercial Carpet & Tile actively invest in our community by supporting many local organizations such as the Geary Family YMCA, Glass Heritage Gallery and the Kaubisch Memorial Library as well as area schools.

For more information, visit www.commercialcarpetandtile.com




Matt Evans, Hi Scores Barcade & Grill, located at 224 N. Main Street, is small business.

Hi Scores has been a Chamber member since its start in 2017 and Matt is passionate about small business and building community.  Matt actively invests in the area schools and their clubs.  #ShopFostoria

Hi Scores Barcade & Grill a wide range of burgers, wraps and salads as well daily drink specials all served in a fun, family friendly atmosphere.  Find Hi Scores on Facebook and stop out for a delicious meal and free arcade games.






Don and Lori Ferguson are the owners of Whistle Stop Deli, located at 210 E. Lytle Street, and they are small business.

Don and Lori opened the Whistle Stop Deli in 2014 and are proud to actively support the Sharing Kitchen in Fostoria.  #ShopFostoria

Whistle Stop Deli offers deli meats and cheeses, hot subs, soups, party trays, Amish products, a variety of frozen foods, ice cream and more.  Call 419-436-2205 for more information and follow them on Facebook to learn about daily specials.



                                            NICK IS SMALL BUSINESS
Nick Moes, Big Bear Muffler, located at 1313 N. Countyline St., is small business.
Nick actively INVESTS in our community through his support of both Fostoria and St. Wendelin Schools, Fostoria Athletic Boosters and the Bascom Fire Department.  Big Bear has also been a Chamber member for 35 years. #ShopFostoria
Big Bear Muffler is a second generation, family business and offers exhaust work, brakes, tires, alignments, suspensions and shocks, RV repair as well as truck caps, beds, liners and other accessories.  Call 419-435-0409 or find them on Facebook or at

                                   PAT & AARON ARE SMALL BUSINESS
Pat and Aaron Brady own and operate Fostoria Dells, 224 S. Main Street and they are small business!
Pat and Aaron INVEST in Fostoria by helping area organizations with fundraisers.  They support DECA, the Athletic Boosters and various community sports teams.  #ShopFostoria
Fostoria Dells has been a staple in downtown Fostoria since 1934  and they offer daily specials and
a full catering menu.  Visit their website at www.fostoriadells.com or follow them on Facebook.