Located in Bergen County, the town of Glen Rock was named after a large glacial stone that was deposited there during the Ice Age. The hefty boulder can still be seen today at the corner of Doremus Avenue, and the aptly-named Rock Road.
Jessica Bush, of Tutor Doctor, North Jersey describes the local small business community as “very tight knit.” Tutor Doctor provides local tutors to offer students personalized instruction in a variety of subjects and skills. “It’s really a networking environment,” she added.
Supriya Kapur, of Rock Road Jewelry, designs pieces for women of all ages. Designed locally and handcrafted in India, the shop provides affordable luxury through high quality sterling silver and gold plated jewelry. “We want our jewelry to be worn every day,” said Kapur.
Tara McKee, Owner of Creative Den, is also a member of the Glen Rock Chamber of Commerce. Creative Den is a space that can be rented for private events and meetings, as well as a maker space where people can stop in and work during the day. Artists can also teach their craft within the space, and members of the community can learn a new skill by signing up for a workshop.
Rebecca Green, of TAPinto Fair Lawn/Glen Rock, is also President of the Glen Rock Chamber of Commerce. “People have their expertise, they bring it together,” she said, “and it’s the essence of the chamber.”