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Afterwords Has Found Its Forever Home!

You may have heard the news that the bookstore is moving AGAIN.  We’re excited to officially announce that Afterwords will be settling into our forever home, thanks to Tom and Susie Beavers, who have offered to sell the building at 441 E. 347 more words


Falling into Autumn

October certainly came and went quickly, although, I guess I’m rushing it, as it isn’t over yet. It certainly was an eventful month. My husband Brad and I celebrated our anniversary (4 years) at the beginning of the month, he turned 52 mid-month and his son (my stepson) Jarrett will be turning 20 as the month ends. 599 more words


Holiday Swing 2016 Poster Contest

So we had a lil contest and we asked our 6th Annual Holiday Swing  makers to design our Holiday Swing poster and boy! did they deliver!   149 more words


Just Fall Things...

Apple picking, pumpkin picking, cider tasting, oh my!

This past weekend my mom and I visited a local apple orchard owned by Frecon Farms. With this orchard being about 15 minutes from where I live, I pretty much grew up visiting their retail store frequently and eating their apples, peaches, pumpkin butter, and other yummy goodies. 253 more words


Recognition Goes a Long Way

I’m not quite sure why they chose the above picture for Get to Know Your Customers Day.  I would have taken a picture of someone paying for something in a small retail store.  393 more words


In the Hood Business Profile - October 2016

Little Blackbird

When I think of Little Blackbird there are certain things that come to mind –

  1. On trend fashion
  2. Fabulous labels
  3. Feminine styles
  4. Affordable…
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Members Only? Sifting Through Local Business Associations

Last week I introduced the Chamber’s “Building Better Business Districts” project.  As we begin to roll out the online directory to the business community, we are encountering familiar questions regarding the role of business organizations in town.  338 more words

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