In 1915, M.B. Skaggs, an ambitious young man in the small Idaho town of American Falls, purchased a tiny grocery store from his father. M.B.’s business strategy, to give his customers value and to expand by keeping a narrow profit margin, proved spectacularly successful. By 1926 he had opened 428 Skaggs stores in 10 states. M.B. almost doubled the size of his business that year when he merged his company with 322 Safeway (formerly Selig) stores and incorporated as Safeway, Inc. Two years later, M.B. listed Safeway on the New York Stock Exchange. M.B. did not let the difficulties of the Great Depression dilute his pioneering focus on value for customers. In the 1930s, Safeway introduced produce pricing by the pound, added “sell by” dates on perishables to assure freshness, nutritional labeling and even created some of the first parking lots.
Robinson Payne, is the owner and architect of this eclectic art studio on Main Street, in Walsenburg CO., a sleepy, beautiful and historic town in Southern Colorado.
The Museum Of Friends (MoF) is a contemporary art museum that opened in October, 2006 in the Southern Colorado rural community of Walsenburg. Brendt Berger’s and Maria Cocchiarelli’s shared vision for the new museum was to create a place where everyone feels welcomed and the art created by all people valued. The initial collection of 600 works given by their friends became the core of the collection. Over the last 15 years it has grown to over 1600 works that includes paintings, sculptures, fine art prints, drawings, photographs and digital media. MoF occupies 10,000 square feet of museum display space, with classroom areas, a gift shop and a lower level. MoF is known for it’s inclusive and egalitarian open door policy with intention to uplift the community through discussions of creativity, inclusion and developing opportunities. Many public and educational programs and exhibitions explore how cross cultural understanding and tolerance can make for a just and peaceful society.
MoF’s grand opening in October, 2007 encouraged the community to explore the building with tours on the 2nd floor that included: the permanent collection, the administrative offices, an art resource library, a visiting artist apartment and two galleries devoted to the Pacific. These explore pre-Columbian Mexican, Australian, Japanese, Southeast Asian and focus on Aboriginal Polynesian artifacts. The works on display are greatly treasured by Brendt Berger as they have been passed down to him from his Native Hawaiian ancestors.
In 2010, MoF began to occupy the entire building including the first and lower level establishing the changing exhibition and educational programs, and gift shop Made in Walsenburg.
First Choice Market is a family owned grocery store serving the community of Walsenburg, Colorado with low prices, large variety, and exceptional customer service! In addition to our wide offering of grocery items, “Legends – Bakery, Deli, and Pizzeria” offers a delicious assortment of satisfying selections each and every day. We hope to see you soon!
Your neighborhood Family Dollar store has low prices on a wide assortment of items, including cleaning supplies, discount groceries, and seasonal items and toys. You’ll also find great deals on kitchen essentials, laundry supplies, and food and beverages, including the basics like milk, eggs, and bread. Plus, you can use your Family Dollar app and easily clip Smart Coupons – our exclusive digital coupons – for even greater savings on your next shopping trip.
Silkworm is a Re-purposed Retail store with a passion for fashion and the environment! We hand pick all items with your life style in mind! Whether it be the Vintage, Southwest, Wildwest, Designer or Outdoor we have what your looking for!
We are a small refined family business. We can carve nearly anything, or make any furniture, never be afraid to ask. We carve with chainsaws openly for the public to see, you can always swing through just to take a look
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