Biz Buzz: Dianne Lively Yost
Help y’all! Somebody call the law! Momma’s flat havin’ her one of them conniption fits cleanin’ out the attic! Watch out! Stuff’s just a flyin’ every which way! Momma’s more excited than a hen on a hot griddle ‘cause she’s gettin’ ready for the Madison Moms Club’s big consignment sale: The Kids Clothesline Sept. 11 and 12 at the Morgan County Rec Department building next to the Morgan County High School on College Ave. Honey those ladies have been workin’ up a storm and will have some great, great deals on kids clothes up through size 14, indoor and outdoor toys, baby/kid gear, shoes and even house wares all in good or nearly new condition! Y’all had best check it all out ‘cause 30 percent of all the profits go toward improvin’ our local playgrounds! Ok so here’s the deal . . . there’s a sneak peak on Thursday night (Sept. 10) from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m. you can pay $5 to get in and get first dibs on the deals! It’s open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. until noon on Saturday!
And, speakin’ of consignment . . . I just flat popped over to Keith Rex’s newest sensation, Jefferson Street Consignments, located at 121 West Jefferson St. It’s oh so cool and the best part is that this is The Place for vintage clothes! That’s right! They’ve got one whole room dedicated to vintage wear! I’m talkin’ sassy swing coats, crazy colorful 70s outfits, fab wool suits for Sunday and then some! They even have vintage shoes! I met vintage clothes enthusiast Laurie Dickerson of Social Circle and honey she knows her vintage and wants y’all to check it out! But that’s not all y’all! They have all sorts of furniture, chests and whatnot but they also have a big ole bunch of little school chairs that came straight from Rutledge . . . Wait a minute. What’s that? Oh My Gosh! It’s a real live Louis Vinton duffel alongside a bona fied Coach duffel! Give it! Oh and I almost forgot! Pretty soon this shop is gonna carry gently used computers! Can’t wait! Check out it all out today!
Happy Birthday is right! Honey, Whidby Jewelers located at 177 West Jefferson St. in downtown Madison is celebratin’ it’s 108 anniversary in a really big way! I kid you not! Owner Ben Whidby says this family business first opened the business in 1901 in beautiful Adel, Ga.! But, honey we’re gonna get all the fantastic SAVINGS from like 20 to 70 percent! Now calm down and get your breathe in’ right girls! Breathe in Diamonds, breathe out gold, breathe in watches, breathe out earrings and now mediate on all of those must-have fab jewels of all sparkly kinds. Lord Have Mercy! For more details y’all check out that big fabulous ad in today’s Citizen! Love it! This sale won’t last forever so get over there immediately! It’s over on Tuesday! And, remember: The early girl gets the bling!
Pow! Pow! What the? Duck y’all! Momma’s got a ding dang shotgun and it’s loaded! Yeah! She’s gonna shoot up a storm at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center’s 10th annual Cultural Clays event Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Lake Oconee Shooting Club in Eatonton! Registration and tournament begins at 1:30 p.m. followed by a silent auction, fab raffle, chow and cocktails. Talk ‘bout shoot and sip! Now listen y’all! That raffle is gonna be super fantastic ‘cause it’s a sparklin’ necklace from none other than Whidby Jewelers plus two tickets to your choice of one of the Cultural Center’s One Morgan concerts, a partnership with Eddie’s Attic founder Eddie Owen! The best part is that raffle ticket will only cost you $10 and you can pick them up at the Cultural Center or at Whidby Jewelers! Y’all check it out at www.mmcc-arts.org!
Ok y’all now there’s a lot flat happenin’ this weekend so stay right smack here in Morgan County. This Thursday, Sept. 10, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. that local Morgan County band The Barefoot Hookers will be playin’ at Round Bowl Springs behind Madison Markets! The concert is free but everyone’s should make a donation to Hand-to-Hand, a nonprofit organization that is raising funds for a group home for developmentally challenged adults. On Friday morning at 11 a.m. in front of the Morgan County Courthouse, there will be a memorial service to honor the victims of 9/11.
And, don’t forget the Madison Bicentennial Street Dance in Town Park this Friday night! Bring your chairs and a picnic startin’ at 7 p.m.!