Business members of the Pella Historical Downtown Retail group joined together to raise money and donations for Pella’s Food Shelf through a variety of promotions. Over 30 bags of groceries and $415 in donations were presented to Janice Brown, administrator at the Pella Food Shelf on Monday, October 16.
Members of the Pella Historical Downtown Retail group who participated in the event include: Best of Thymes, Boat’s Home Furnishings, The Cornerstone, Franklin Street Clothing, Hall Tree, In’t Veld’s Meat Market, Jansen’s Decorating and Kitchens, Marion County Bank, Nick’s Greenhouses, Pella Hometown Variety, The Quilted Windmill, The Sanctuary, Silver Lining, Simple Treasures, Ulrich’s Meat Market, Van Veen Chocolates, Van Berkum Appliance, De Bloemen Hof and The Work of our Hands.
The Pella Historical Downtown Retailers are a group of 36 local businesses who work together to strengthen Pella’s retail environment.
Pictured: (L-R) Steve Kraayenbrink, Marion County Bank; Jerry Roorda, In’t Veld’s Meat Market, Janice Brown, Pella Food Shelf; Julie Mueller, The Cornerstone; Angela Wilson, The Sanctuary; Mike Schuring, Franklin Street Clothing; Julie Eilers, Jansen’s Decorating and Kitchens; Matthew Miller, Van Veen Chocolates; Amanda Johnson, The Work of Our Hands; Bryan Gaylor, Boat’s Home Furnishings, Amanda Ware, The Hall Tree.