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Nominate A Hero Initiative: The Granite and Marble Depot

Inspired to offer hope and happiness during the COVID-19 pandemic, Illinois-based and #LPIfamily member The Granite and Marble Depot awards five honorable people with free countertops. Kudos to Tarek and The Granite and Marble team, well done!

CLICK HERE to read about owner Tarek Merhebi’s inspiring story in this month’s issue of Stone World magazine. Below is an excerpt…

SW: How did the idea of the “Nominate A Hero” initiative come about?

TM: You become obsessed with a single question: “How can you help to keep spirits high?” Some time passes and it hits you…It feels great, but you’re honest with yourself and you know that it’s not enough. This was early in the pandemic. No one knew how long this was going to last or what was going to happen. You realize how much of a negative impact COVID is having on the morale at both the individual and the community level. You realize that as a business owner you need to stand up and be an example, a leader in your community. You decide it’s time to give back.

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