A Spot for the Community

FOR ROSALYNN CARTER. YOU WILL ALSO BE MISSED. Now, I am certain that you have heard of things such as fundraising drives for food, toys, clothing and other events related to those. Do you recall participating in a food drive at your school? A toy drive? Something like those elsewhere? Of course, that can occur year-round at places as well, such as Goodwill (mom and I have dropped off things there in the past). Suppose it is NOT any part of a chain though; rather, it is only a single center for the community in which it is in. Plus, […]

Verlo: Mattress Factory Post

Suppose you have received a product of outside of your community, or a store of its might have relocated to a different one. Verlo Mattress Factory Stores would be the example I am best familiar with. Verlo was first founded in 1958 in McHenry, Illinois, as was its partner company VyMaC Corporation, although its headquarters did not move to Whitewater until 1971, located at W3130 State Highway 59 in a series of buildings. Verlo also operates stores within Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Georgia, and Colorado, as well as formerly in Indiana, Minnesota, Florida, Tennessee, North Carolina, Arizona, Ohio, plus Texas. Verlo […]

One Roof is Nowadays Stronger Than Two

While a business may be around for quite a few decades, it might not always operate in the same building. I did consider a similar thing in a recent post involving Whitewater High School. If you would like a second example however, I would be glad to give it to you: The Coburn Company, which has produced farm and animal related equipment, and was first established in 1925. Though, it did not move into a building at 834 West Milwaukee Street until 1975. Plus in 2005, the Company expanded into a second building as well at 1065 Universal Boulevard. However, […]