COMING OUT SWINGING — Officials at Buell Fuels, 518 N. James St., receive the business’s First Dollar of Profit certificate from the Rome Area Chamber of Commerce during a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday. Buell Fuels also donated $1,000 to the Rome Family Y to support its youth boxing program located at the RFA Stadium Support facility. From left: Scott Tully, boxing coach; Bruce Hairston, Rome Y multi-team leader; Rome Mayor Jacqueline M. Izzo; Garth Curtis, Buell Fuels general manager; Sue McLoughlin, Rome Area Chamber of Commerce board member; Nick Reid, YMCA team leader; Henry Leo, Rome Family CEO; Merino Ciccone, boxing coach; and Frank Retrosi, Rome public safety commissioner. In front are boxing club participants Lucca Schipano and Joseph Crouse. (Photo courtesy Rome Area Chamber of Commerce) (Photo courtesy Rome Area Chamber of Commerce)

First dollar of profit and donation

Published Nov 30, 2017 at 4:00pm