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Hilbert Vincentians find success with 'Hope'
Society's store proves popular in its new location on Hwy. 57
|PROVIDING HOPE: Chuck Peters and Charlotte Rice examine some of the clothing in the St. Vinnie's Hope Chest - the St. Vincent de Paul Society store in Hilbert. Sales from the store help the society assist needy people in the area. (Rick Evans photo)
By Joanne Flemming
Whenever Chuck Peters, president of the Hilbert St. Vincent de Paul Society conference, takes visitors through the organization's store, he gives the Lord credit for its success.
"The Lord has really been good to us," he says as he names the individuals and organizations who have donated merchandise, fixtures and time to the store on Highway 57 immediately south of Hilbert.
The 4,000 square foot store has been at that location for almost a year. It will celebrate its first anniversary on Dec. 7 with a sale. Before it was in downtown Hilbert on a
street "people didn't have to go down for anything," said Charlotte Rice, St. Vincent de Paul treasurer.
Since the move, store hours have expanded, and so have sales. Customers come from all over eastern Wisconsin and even from Chicago, Peters pointed out. Full story ...
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