Hometown Habitat News

Local thrift stores continue to support their community

October 5, 2023 Courtesy of Maddie Culter, Daily Sun Senior Writer

The Creative Emporium thrift store opened on Monday, bringing to life a three-year dream of Villages residents Sally Read and Kevin Tucker. 

The co-presidents of the Villagers Habitat for Humanity Club were on hand for the grand opening of the store in Leesburg that benefits Habitat for Humanity Lake-Sumter. It joins multiple local thrift stores that raise funds for causes such as Combat Veterans to Careers, local humane societies and UF Health The Villages Hospital Auxiliary Foundation.

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