Welcome to Centresa℠
Centresa℠ is a collaborative association of small
businesses, not for profit organizations, learners and advocates. We believe in our individual businesses and
charitable causes. We believe in coorperation and collaboration in service of the larger community. We believe that
change begins within each of us and that as we grow, we change our community. We are nonpolitical and
nondenominational, welcoming all who enjoying working together, being creative, finding a new way. The business
models of the 19th and 20th centuries were fun while they lasted but, baby, it's time for something new. It's time
to work together; it's time to meet the challenges; it's time to build new community solutions.
Practice What You Preach. Walk the Walk. Talk is Cheap.
You don't need to do Great Things, but the little things you are
doing in your sphere of influence can be done with great conviction, great wisdom, great beauty and
Centresa℠ members are commited to conducting
business in a socially responsible manner. That means we look beyond our own profits to examine the consequences of
our actions. How are people, the planet, and our communities affected by what we do? Our customers will understand
that when we spend a few extra pennies to avoid being unhealthy, unfair, or disrespectful. And we believe they will
respect us for making that choice. Because in our hearts, we are good. We are generous. We enjoy meaningful work.
Sometimes we smile and we step aside and we let the other person go first. Why should it not be the same in our
Which means if you're working with a Centresa℠ Business/NFP Member, you are assured
you're working with someone who supports their community. Someone who goes out of his/her way to get involved, to
help out on the project, to make a contribution, to make yet another phone call. The good people who make a
difference. Thanks for supporting them.