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By LuAnn Schindler
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Meet me at the thrift shop

Old School Thrift opens, plans to benefit community

 

September 8, 2022

LuAnn Schindler | SAM

Repurposing • The former Orchard School building is home to the Old School Thrift Store. Five classrooms are full of treasures, waiting for new homes.

A group of individuals from the Orchard area cashed in on a lifelong dream, creating the newest business in town.

Old School Thrift Store, Inc., opened its doors Thursday, Sept. 1. Several customers arrived shortly before the 10 a.m. opening time, hoping to cash in on treasures.

As shoppers entered the former Orchard school building, chairs, filled with planters of mums, offered a cheery welcome.

Old School Thrift Store is located on the second floor of the building, filling five former classrooms with treasures. Another room is dedicated to sorting items.

Courtney Soper and daughter, Rebek...



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