At the young age of 17, Gary Fromm purchased a commercial property in Philadelphia and opened his first business, which he called Doors Unlimited. Forty-five years later, that company is still thriving and operates under joint ownership between Gary and his employees.
“I grew up in a home where hard work and competition were considered good things,” says Gary Ripka remembering his upbringing in Sheridan and Newport. He started pitching in on his dad’s salmon trawler at the age of 10. By 17, he was captaining the vessel.
Gene Law bought his first fishing boat in Half Moon Bay, California during 1963.
Gene Shannon’s first building project was a tree fort in his family’s backyard. Fascinated by […]
Don’t even attempt to read this on an empty stomach, because it’s virtually impossible to […]
Using technology so advanced that the company has been featured in a “Modern Marvels” television […]
If you’ve ever read a novel by Horatio Alger, or just know the name, you’re […]
l admit it, I sniffed. But when I walked into the Griffin House in Tillamook, it didn’t smell like a nursing home, nor did it look like one. At first glance you’d call it a very nice, large, family home.
A confession. I could be accused of loving Oregon craft brews a bit too much.
Born and raised in Newport, Clint Funderburg first began working on fishing charters at the […]