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Foundation to hold grand opening of new boutique, thrift shop

Special to the LVN
Standing Throught The Rain Foundation is having a grand opening Saturday for a new boutique and thrift store.

Come and celebrate with the Standing Through The Rain Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax exempt corporation, for the grand opening of the newly added 4,000-square foot space housing their Ladies Boutique and Thrift Shop at 250 S. Broadway St. on Saturday from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Many new and gently used merchandise will be on sale including clothes, home decor, furniture and more. If you would like to donate items for this fundraiser, call Denise Shipley at 775-423-7974.

The foundation was established in the community in 2011, is not government grant funded and relies on donations and businesses to fund its programs. Many programs are for all women and girls such as the Women’s Assault Prevention Program, self defense designed to prevent violence; and Life Skills Program, providing cooking classes, for example.

Classes also help women how to get out of a domestic violence situation. Call for more information about other programs that are available.

The Ladies Boutique and Thrift Shop are in the same building as the 190 E. Center St. office; however, all of the front rooms of the building are now comprised of three large rooms for the various programs and classes.

Days and hour for the office and shop are as follows: For services call 775-423-7974 for appointments between 9-10:30 a.m. Ladies Boutique and Thrift Shop hours are Tuesday-Friday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturdays 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Call for information on days and times of the other various programs and classes.