Five Oaks Floral Shoppe Small Business Spotlight

Five Oaks Floral Shoppe of Carbondale was the small business spotlighted at the May 18 Lackawanna County Commissioners meeting. Barbara Pettinato, inside right, purchased the operation in November 2014 from a friend. The shoppe has been a mainstay in Carbondale for 33 years. Ms. Pettinato possesses an extensive background in horticulture and floriculture along with volumes of experience from working for a number of flower shops up and down the valley.

L-r, Commissioner Jerry Notarianni, Commissioner Laureen A. Cummings, Ms. Pettinato and Commissioner Patrick M. O’Malley.