I’d like to acknowledge some people, who, without their assistance, friendship, and support, this book would have been impossible.
When I first started Midwest Business Exchange, there were some members who not only supported me, but I learned from them. I’d like to thank Butch Shearer and Ted Klinger from Pappy’s, John Brown from Park Lane Florists, and from Portage Printing, Bob and Sue Nicol, and Craig Vestal. I’d also like to thank Art Pearce and Bruce Woerner from Battle Creek Area Habitat for Humanity.
I’d also like to thank some special friends in the barter industry, including Tom McDowell, Jack Schacht, Fran Crumpton, and Alan Zimmelman. Their assistance and input into the book were invaluable. Special gratitude goes ...