Written by Karen Ferguson Friday, 18 December 2009 00:00
I remember when I was a teenager growing up in Glen Cove I would go downtown and walk from store to store with my friends. Anyone who grew up here knows how things have changed. We don’t have the businesses that we once had, but those that we have are needed.
I was in a pinch two weeks ago for a nice outfit to wear and was so grateful for our Annie Sez. I had something to wear without having to leave town. This past weekend, a little behind in my holiday decorating, I needed to buy new outside lights. My first efforts were to purchase through the larger stores, but they were all sold out. It then dawned on me to try Charles of Glen Cove. Not only did they have boxes of lights, they had all kinds of hooks and a helpful friendly staff that were eager to assist. I was again, so grateful. These are only two recent events that bring to mind our need as a community to support our local businesses. They may need our support, but we need them too!