FIRST DOLLAR OF PROFIT — Express Employment Professionals held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday that included owner John Calabrese, Wesley Cupp, chairman of the Board of the Rome Area Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Jaqueline M. Izzo. Cupp presented a First Dollar of Profit award to Calabrese, owner/president of Express Employment Professionals, during the ribbon cutting ceremony. The new office is located at 1617 N. James St. Express Employment Professionals is a locally owned, full-service staffing firm headquartered in The Landmarc Building in Utica. (Sentinel photo by John Clifford)