Thorndale Chamber sets two ribbon cuttings for Saturday

TACC Secretary

Two exciting events are on tap for this weekend. First, the Thorndale Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for Barron’s Hamburger Haven at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10. Make plans now to come out and help celebrate this new business in Thorndale. They serve hamburgers, drinks and other delicious short orders. Don’t forget that they are also interested in old photos of Thorndale. Dig through your photo collection and share your bit of history with others.

Barron’s Hamburger Haven is located on US Highway 79 next to the Christmas Lot. You can call an order in at 512-898-2300. Come out on Saturday and share this redribbon day with the Barron’s.

And just to make the weekend even more exciting, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, the grand opening and ribbon cutting for Cranky Frankie Express Resale Shop will be held at 102 East Front Street across from Thorndale Community Lumber. Owner Gloria Adkinson welcomes all shoppers to come and help her celebrate this milestone for her new shop featuring a variety of clothing for men and women, gift items, jewelry, paintings and prints, handbags, shoes and a few antique items. Winter hours for Cranky Frankie’s will be Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Gloria looks forward to helping you with gift ideas and helping you find just the perfect item for your own needs. Give her a call at 512- 898-2408 and come out Saturday and help make this a special day for our newest business.

Thanks to all who turned out Saturday for all the festivities in downtown Thorndale. From shopping in our local businesses to browsing the arts and crafts booths, all who attended were able to find that special gift or item to fill their shopping bags. A special thank you goes to Santa for stopping by to have his photo taken with all the youngsters, both before and after the parade.

TACC also thanks all the folks and businesses who donated items to our silent auction and to those venders who braved what looked to be bad weather to help support our event. As it turned out, the weather was perfect, especially for December. Thanks to our parade gurus Donna Harris and Deana Caffey for another successful parade. All workers and helpers were very much appreciated and please know that it takes all willing workers to produce such a successful day.

Remember to shop locally during this holiday season. The money you spend at local businesses stays in our community and keeps our city growing. Don’t forget that more money stays in the local economy when you shop at home with local merchants and that a recent study showed that for every $100 spent at a local, independent business, $73 stays in the community. Local businesses give locally and they help support our community fund-raisers, sponsor our local teams and are always willing to help in time of need.

As always, the TACC welcomes all citizens to attend their meetings which are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. and to help with ideas to improve the business climate in Thorndale.

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