A&R Driving School

Published 8:42 am Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Name of business: A&R Driving School

Location:  601 N. Mechanic St., Suite 221, Franklin

Phone number:  757-630-3288

Operating hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday

Nature of business:  Offers eight-hour driver improvement course

Manager/instructor: Rita Ennis

Year founded: 2010

Number of employees: One

How’s business: Steady

One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: We offer flexible classes for employed individuals

Something you offer customers you won’t find elsewhere: A friendly classroom environment with a fun teaching style

Your first job: With the STOP organization at age 14

Your role model (in business or in life generally): Oprah Winfrey

The key to a successful business is: Anything your mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve. Always keep a positive attitude. It’s not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you.