Business Expo puts spotlight on Garden City

December 4, 2015 - garden totes

Kelly Perkins, clamp boss of a Garden City Business Alliance, was a bustling lady on Saturday, Nov. 28.

“We’ve got a lot of wonderful, singular gifts,” she pronounced of a Holiday Craft Business Expo she chaired that afternoon. “Obviously, I’m anticipating for a shoppers that will make it complete.”

The Garden City Business Alliance and a Downtown Development Authority sponsored a Holiday Craft Business Expo. The Expo featured woodworking, stained glass, photography, specialty food items, jewelry, handmade cards and gifts and more, with acknowledgment giveaway of charge. Local businesses offering products and services during a Garden City Moose on Ford Road nearby Middlebelt.

Garden City proprietor Perkins remarkable it might take some time to settle a eventuality from this, a initial year. She favourite a tie-in to Saturday morning’s Santaland Parade. “It could be a unequivocally good eventuality for a village as we go forward,” pronounced Perkins, who owns Guardian Martial Arts and Fitness.

She remarkable that Saturday, Nov. 28, was also Small Business Saturday. At a Expo, there were several Garden City businesses that are GCBA members. “It’s positively portion a Garden City businesses,” Perkins said. “I’m only really beholden for a audience and a support we’ve had from a vendors and a DDA.”

Added Kerry Partin, GCBA president, “Just another good eventuality for a city. Being Small Business Saturday, that’s a plus.” He praised Perkins’ organizing prowess, and in a after weekend email again thanked her and other volunteers, and remarkable a event’s good outcome.

“I’m anticipating it’s going to be another success for a village and a business community,” pronounced Garden City’s Partin on Saturday morning, who thanked a Moose and a representatives. “They’ve finished a good pursuit with us,” pronounced Partin, who also appreciates DDA help, including removing a word out by amicable media.

“Really, we have some singular things over there. A lot of people will be means to get a burst on their Christmas shopping,” he said. Partin combined new GCBA members are acquire and can call him during 734-788-9319 for information.

The GCBA started in Aug 2014 and has hold a Garden City Taste Fest, Trunk or Treat, and Chili Cookoff Afterburn. That final eventuality has entertainment, music, food and dancing, Partin said.

At a Expo was Gail Merrifield of Garden City, offered Garden City Presbyterian Church’s receptacle bags, list runners, hand-crocheted blankets and Christmas items. The church women’s organisation and Sewing Hope contributed items, Merrifield said.

“A lot of trade entrance by here so far,” she pronounced Saturday. Merrifield also did some shopping: “I’ve already bought some jam,” she pronounced with a smile.

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