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Here in the New Year

We’re barely two weeks into 2016, and already we’ve had more than our share of busy days. After a short break for Christmas and New Year, we were open and our programming was in full swing on Monday, January 4. … Continue reading

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Christmas Greetings

It is a gathering like billions of others that will take place across the globe over the next few days. The smell of a well-cooked meal fills the kitchen. Friends and family gather round: “Did you get breakfast yet?” “Make sure you … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for Our Bounty

We always have a lot to be thankful for at Patchwork, but lately we’ve had some special celebrations. The day before Thanksgiving, Darlene came in at the crack of dawn to bake breakfast casseroles for all of the morning’s visitors. … Continue reading

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Traffic

It’s been a busy morning at Patchwork. Last night there was a deluge in Evansville, complete with  strong winds, torrential rain, and storm warnings. As I open the doors, I hear one of our regulars comment, “It feels so good inside … Continue reading

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A Delightful Party in Frightful Weather

December 5, the freezing rain was forecast to begin late in the evening…but then again, maybe it would arrive right in the middle of our Arts & Smarts Christmas Party scheduled for that afternoon. At 2:30, Jane Vickers predicted very … Continue reading

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Lessons in Sales

“Do you have any creative nativity sets?” one Arts & Smarts participant asked another as they role-played a customer interacting with a sales person at the Art & Company booth prior to last weekend’s Patchwork Holiday Art Sale. “Yes, well … Continue reading

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January Hospitality

We’ve been busy lately at Patchwork! On Monday, restoration work started on the tower, which is pretty exciting. By then end of the work, the tower will have new windows, new roofing, repaired trim work, and will be set to … Continue reading

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