A Springfield-born, family business has received national praise.
Rocky's Ace Hardware has been chosen by Home Channel News to get the Retailer of the Year Award.
Rocky's has been serving the Pioneer Valley for close to 90 years, and this is the first time the chain has received this honor.
The award recognizes a home improvement company for its commitment towards quality of service and industry success.
Rocky's President and CEO Rocco Falcone told CBS 3 what the key ingredient to his business' success was over the years.
"We really pride ourselves in taking care of the consumer, and customer service. Our associates really drive the business in the retail stores," Falcone said.
The chain will be awarded at the National Hardware Show held from May 7-9 in Las Vegas .
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