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Grand Opening Week at the Main Street Thrift Store

All week, the Main Street Thrift Store has had (and still has – come on down!) festivities to celebrate the opening of our new location. Media coverage has included:

The Daily News: http://www.thedailynewsonline.com/news/article_1f9eb932-5a61-11e4-955a-a7b652c07bca.html

The Orleans Hub: http://www.orleanshub.com/news2014/Thrift-store-opens-in-former-Legion-building-on-Main-Street-in-Albion.htm

photo credit: Tom Rivers

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Head Start Works Day

Head Start Works Day is Friday, October 24th! Wear your button if you have one, and celebrate Head Start with us even if you don’t. You can learn more about Head Start by calling 589-5683 or visiting us online at: http://www.caoginc.org/programs/head-start/
New MSS 025 croppedExecutive Director Ed Fancher, Head Start parent Tiffany Smith and her children, and Director of Children and Youth Services Bonnie Malakie.

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The Main Street Thrift Store is now OPEN!

Yes, the Main Street Thrift Store is open for business! We are all set up at 131 South Main Street in Albion. Please come down and check us out – we have lots of high quality clothing, furniture, original artwork and much, much more. We also accept donations, in case you have anything that someone else could use.

Today, we celebrated the opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony, a welcome from Brooke Pontillo, President of the Orleans County Chamber of Commerce and a big thank you from the Executive Director, Edward Fancher.

New MSS 034ANew MSS 036ANew MSS 040ANew MSS 050AAlso pictured are Assemblyman Steve Hawley and Community Action Board President Bill Privett. Thank you to all who came and to everyone who supported the Main Street Thrift Store through this transition!

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