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March 13, 2007
Crafty women; Four Naples residents have converted their hobbies into booming businesses

Knitting needles and yarn are useless, unless you know what to do with them.But when you do, the possibilities are endless.Four crafty Naples women have converted hobbies into businesses, stocking their stores to tempt enthusiasts... more »

March 11, 2007
New, bigger gift shop opens at BRMC

What comes to mind when the words "hospital gift shop" are uttered? Usually images of a place where someone can get magazines, books, a candy bar or two and flowers.That, however, is not the case... more »

March 10, 2007
Experience and passion just a few of Teal’s ‘Favorite Things’

The call of My Favorite Things is almost irresistible to Lauren Teal.It is this love of the place, Teal agrees, that is foundational to the success of the retail gift shop at Betton Place.There is... more »

March 9, 2007
GHTA Finalizes 2007 Board of Directors, Fills Vacancy

The Gift and Homes Trade Association announces the 2007 roster for its Board of Directors with the addition of Pete Day of Oak Patch Gifts, John Handley of Accents & Occasions, John Haste of IMAX,... more »

March 8, 2007
Cherokee Business: Canton baker has a lot at stake in cakes

Jill Brown started her baking business in the basement kitchen of her Canton home."I'd bake cakes for my children's birthday parties," said Brown. "When my kids' friends saw the cakes, they'd want one for their... more »

March 8, 2007
Spiritual Health: Store focuses on products that promote well-being

Debbie Lunsford and her husband, Bill, own Nature's Gift, a specialty store that sells such items as herbal teas and oils for aroma therapy.Debbie Lunsford drew from her experiences in Portland, Ore., when she opened... more »

March 7, 2007
Precious Moments, Inc. Hires Susan Meek as Vice President of Licensing

Carthage, Mo (March 7, 2007) - Precious Moments, Inc. has hired Susan Meek as Vice President of Licensing. Meek will be responsible for all assets of licensed business including working with United Media, the licensing... more »

March 7, 2007
Buffalo Games Inc. Partners with Child Life Council; Award winning games to be donated for therapeutic play

Buffalo, NY (March 7, 2007) - Buffalo Games, the makers of multiple award-winning party games and jigsaw puzzles have partnered with the Child Life Council in an effort to make life more fun and rewarding... more »

March 7, 2007
Liberty Hospital gift shop refurbished, expanded;Employees, visitors keep volunteer clerks busy

If you arrive at the hospital empty handed to visit your favorite aunt, don't worry. Liberty Hospital Auxiliary's gift shop provides the opportunity to pick up a little present on site."Actually, the gift shop is... more »

March 6, 2007
New Butterfly Bungalow Let’s You Experience Live Butterflies Up Close

(SHAFTER, CALIF., December 1, 2006) - Ever want to get up close to a real butterfly but couldn't because they fly away so quickly? Well now you can with Insect Lore's new Butterfly Bungalow .The... more »

March 5, 2007
burton + BURTON President Maxine H. Burton Honored by University System of Georgia

Maxine H. Burton, President and Founder of burton + BURTON (Bogart, GA), was recently named as one of thirty influential leaders who have benefited from a University System of Georgia (USG) education. Other honorees include... more »

March 1, 2007
Uniqueness helps Floto’s flourish

Floto's Gift Shop, 123 Washington Ave., with its distinctive green porcelain panels, has done well with the tourist and local trade for years. "We had a good year in 2006 and expect the same in... more »

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