Park Avenue Marketplace
The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday at Park Avenue Marketplace. Pictured are (front row, from left), chamber director Randy Hart, chamber executive director April Brinker, city councilman Dan Bekar, city manager Lance Willard and chamber directors Rhonda Pahanish, Chris Davis and Carol Cobbs; (back row, from left), chamber directors Doug Nybell and Deann Davis, city councilman Rick Noel, owners Dave and Ginny Perkins, owners, Vicki and Larry Deidrick, and chamber directors Melanie Montgomery, Brad Daugherty, Rob Schwartz, and David Barbee. The new store is holding a grand opening today and Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at its location at 14 E. Park Ave. The business is owned and operated by Larry and Vicki Deidrick and Dave and Ginny Perkins, who have long been involved in the community, and identified the need for a shopping destination. Park Avenue Marketplace is host to artisans, antiques, vintage finds, furniture, primitives, jewelry, re-purposed items and more. The grand opening will feature a jewelry demo, artist signings, sip n’ paint classes and antique appraisals, as well as an art raffle and food samples.