Biz Buzz • Dianne Lively Yost
Paparazzi! Scandals! Fashion! Rehab! Parties! Gossip! You got it y’all! Movie Stars and Celebrities have it made in the shade! And, honey they are comin’ to Madison! That’s right! Celebrities from around the world and throughout space and time will congregate in Madison on Monday, Sept. 17 at the Madison ChopHouse Grille! I’m talkin’ it’s time for the United Way of Morgan County’s 2nd Annual Celebrity Server Dinner! Right so tickets are only $20 for a fantastic supper and all tips will be donated to United Way of Morgan County! But! Tickets must be purchased prior to the event! So y’all call Madisonian Joe Houston by email at email@example.com or call him at 706-342-2153! There are only 100 tickets and honey some of them have ALREADY SOLD so buy your ticket immediately! Oh and did I mention that there’s a cash bar? Well honey there sure is gonna be one! Fun, Fun, Fun!
And speakin’ of the Madison ChopHouse Grille . . . Guess who’s gonna be the big sponsor of this year’s Chili Cook-Off and Fall Festival? That’s right y’all! It’s the Madison ChopHouse Grille! I’m so flat excited! This fantastic Fall event is slated for Saturday, Oct. 6 at Town Park in Madison from 11 a.m. til 4 p.m.! If you have not ever been to this event, Momma says you’re flat foolish! Here’s what all you’re gonna do: Taste chili from competitors from 12:30 til 3 p.m. or until the chili runs out, congratulate the winner of the cornbread competition, relax in the Beer (and wine) Garden startin’ at 11 a.m., congratulate the winners of the Chili competitions at 3:30 p.m., buy a pumpkin or gourd and learn how to crave your ding dang pumpkin and shop, shop, shop for home-grown produce and handcrafted arts and crafts! Oh and did I tell y’all that Elvis will be at Town Park at 1 p.m.? Well honey he will be! And The Darnell Boys take the stage at 2 p.m. Plus there are gonna be lots and lots of fun activities for kids! Oh and attention Three Amigos! Hot Off The Presses has a secret ingredient that no other Chili Cook-off team will have! That’s right y’all! This secret ingredient is home grown and is supplied to our team by none other than Citizen Distribution Manager Benny Bellebuono! Now y’all don’t bother askin’ Benny what that secret ingredient is ‘cause it’s too ding dang late for you to get it! Ha ha ha! I can almost taste VICTORY! For more info on this great event, y’all visit the City of Madison’s website at www.madisonga.com or call the city at 706-342-1251!
Belles, Beaux & Gifts, located at 115 South Main Street in Madison, is fixin’ to have a Pandora Party y’all! I’m talkin’ ‘bout an event that only happens once a year! It’s the Pandora Free Bracelet event! Ok so it works like this: If you buy $100 of Pandora charms or jewelry, you’ll get a beautiful brand spankin’ new sterling silver Pandora clasp bracelet for FREE and honey that’s a $65 value! WOW! Anyhow the sale goes from Sept. 12 to Sept. 15 and pre-sales begin Sept. 5! Get in there IMMEDIATELY! Talk ‘bout early Christmas shoppin’! Get over there y’all!
Hey and there are more sales, sales, sales and more sales goin’ down! I’m talkin’ bout the big Meiere House Antiques Clearance SALE! It’s all happenin’ this weekend on Friday, Sept. 7 from 10 a.m. til 5 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 8 from 9 a.m. til 3 p.m. Y’all this is gonna be HUGE! Right so there gonna have beautiful antiques, accessories, furniture, glasswares and more! I mean y’all! They’ve got a killer and I mean killer bed for like $150! WHAT A DEAL! Get your bowhonkers over there this weekend and pick up some great deals!
This just in! Madisonian Bruce Gilbert owner of Madison Hardware & Supply, located at 174 West Washington St., in Madison, has new hours and tons of stuff left for y’all to buy at like crazy fun sale prices! New hours are 9 a.m. til 4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and 9 a.m. til 1 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays! Check out the DEALS, DEALS, DEALS!
Whew! I’m so tired I’m sleeptypin’! So til next week, y’all be sweet to Momma, shop local and remember: You’re all invited back next week to this locality, to have a heapin’ helpin’ of Citizen hospitality. Biz Buzz that is. Set a spell. Take your shoes off. Y’all come back now, ya hear?
Printed in the September 6, 2012 edition