[Sca-cooks] shop locally

Elaine Koogler kiridono at gmail.com
Fri Mar 30 11:21:11 PDT 2007

Yeah, we have one of those franchises here in southern MD...and they are
quite active in the community, supporting all sorts of community
efforts...for example, they are very supportive for the American Cancer
Society's Relay for Life.  Many of the larger chains do not...at least on a
local level.


On 3/30/07, Mark Hendershott <crimlaw at jeffnet.org> wrote:
> At 10:56 AM 3/30/2007, Malkin wrote:
> >we have a butcher shop ... that is where one takes ones deer, eld, or
> moose
> >to be cut up if one does not want to do that one's self.  Sell beef,.
> pork
> >or chicken there?  nope
> >
> >We have a produce stand too ... every other thursday out the back of a
> big
> >yellow truck
> >
> >Hardware? nope.
> >
> >Local resterants, two or three in the family-owned.  One Chinese, one
> >Mexican and one Amercan.
> >
> >Our options are Smiths for groceries, Pamida for sundries, McDonalds or
> Taco
> >Time for fast food, Dominos and Pizza Hut for delivery and Ace for
> Hardware.
> Ace Hardware is a franchise.  I understand the stores to be locally
> owned.  Ace provides advertising, wholesale purchasing and other
> services to aid the local
> store owner in competing with the chains such as Lowe's.  True Value
> is another such franchise.
> Simon Sinneghe
> Briaroak, Summits, An Tir
> snip
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