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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