For some, change is scary. But like it or not, change is inevitable, and most of
the time, it benefi ts all of us. There are many businesses and organizations in
our community that strive to embrace change. You'll read about three of them
below and several others throughout this issue.
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The concept of fair trade isn't new, and for nearly eight years, visitors to
Fair Trade Store have embraced it wholeheartedly. Fair trade allows for the
empowerment of exploited and marginalized artisans and farmers in Third
World nations, providing a fair living wage for their products. "Our missional
purpose is to support artisans in developing countries," says shop owner Lee
Owsley. "The more we sell, the more we can support them."
Speaking of "more," Lee is fi nishing preparations to reopen her beloved store in
its newer, larger space in Old Town Warrenton. From decorative and functional
pottery to all types of jewelry and accessories, clothing, and so much more,
shoppers will delight in these unique, eco-friendly products. To learn more,
LATITUDES FAIR TRADE STORE
Moving from one home to another can be one of life's most stressful changes,
RE/MAX Regency's Gloria Scheer MacNeil and her husband Bill
Griffi n at your side, it doesn't have to be! Gloria has been a licensed realtor
since 1977 and because she is a broker as well, she ensures the adherence
to all real estate rules and regulations. Bill brings a host of talents to the table
too, including years of business experience, negotiating know-how, and a
Business has picked up in 2018, but real estate isn't always entirely predictable.
"We never know what's coming," Gloria says. "But we rely on our clients' faith in us
and appreciate when they refer us to others." To learn more, call
Now in its 48th year,
Horse Country's success can be attributed to the evolution
of certain elements of the business, but it has never wavered from the basic
premises of providing the highest-quality products and customer service. Not
only does the store stock riding and hunting apparel, it's equally known for its
country living clothing and home décor items.
Owner Marion Maggiolo explains that while ecommerce efforts have brought
Horse Country to people's fingertips, it has reaffirmed the need for staff
members with a thorough knowledge of the store's products. "The staff can
guide customers through the store in person or answer their questions over the
phone," Marion says. "We build a relationship and maintain a personal touch."
To learn more, call