Hardware comes up aces with storewide sale

Pete’s angels—Ready to help customers are General Manager Angela Mead, Inventory Coordinator Katie Buick and Supervisor Jenn Rich.

There were over 200 customers in the first hour of Rockford Ace Hardware’s storewide sale last Tuesday, November 23. According to Inventory Coordinator Katie Buick, the Edenpure heaters on hand were gone in the first minute. “I love this sale, it’s my favorite,” Buick said. An employee at Ace for four-and-a-half years, Buick said she likes the excitement […]

New store offers locally-made gifts, candy bouquets

Karen’s Candy and Gifts owner Karen Elliott with Jill Nelson, who works with Elliott in the shop.  John Campbell, Nelson’s father, is a woodcarver and has handmade wood gifts on display and for sale in the store.  Elliott is interested in displaying more locally-made art for sale.

Karen’s Candy and Gifts owner Karen Elliott is thrilled with her shop location at 8450 Algoma Avenue NE, Suite C near Little Sack Grocery off Ten Mile Road. She is also happy to open a shop that offers a unique product—candy and silk floral bouquets—and locally-crafted items for gifts or home. Her store opened on […]