Main Street Orion's Business of the Month: Orion Mart

Staff Writer
Geneseo Republic
Main Street Orion's Business of the Month is Orion Mart, which Harry Singh opened in 2004 on Division Street.

Business: Orion Mart.

Owner: Harry Singh.

How the business began: Singh learned the trade by working in other convenience stores. He founded Orion Mart in 2004. He said as someone new to the community, he had a lot to learn, but area residents were helpful and he soon became comfortable in Orion and involved in community events. The business has grown ever since.

Distinctions: Singh is grateful for the loyal customers who are the Orion Mart’s most valuable asset. Impulse purchases are the business’s bread-and-butter.

Products and services: Motor fuels, convenience items.

What the future holds: Continuing to adapt and improve so that more and better products are available to meet customer needs.

Main Street Orion: “Harry Singh continually cultivates good relationships with local residents and various organizations,” Main Street Orion director Deb Ford said. “He has been very cooperative with Main Street Orion. which has been most helpful in promoting our community and improving our lives.”

Address and phone number: 1009 Division Street, Orion IL?61273. (309) 526-3286.