Friday, November 15, 2013

It's Official - Pinky's Place Is Open!

An official ribbon cutting ceremony took place at Pinky’s Place  at noon this Friday as friends, family, vendors and Township officials shared in this joyful event.  The store enjoyed a soft opening a few weeks ago and according to owners Deb Myszka and Julie Bresko, business has been brisk. 
Pinky’s Place is a unique Antique & Artisan Market located at 4790 Alpine Avenue NW in Comstock Park
Pinky’s Place features local artists and vendors displaying and selling their quality refurbished, recycled and distressed furniture & home decor, handmade crafts, art of all types, antiques, locally made farm products and a variety of other unique items. The store is fully stocked and has a waiting list for additional vendors.
The marketplace will also hold activities including: Create-N-Take Classes, Kids Amazing Art Day, Sunday-Sundaes, as well as various events and activities throughout the year. Pinky’s Place will be open 6 days per week, Tuesday – Sunday, 362 days a year.
The store id named after Deb Myszka's mother Bert “Pinky” Anderson who suffers from  Dementia.  The owners have also set up a non-profit corporation Pinky’s Palace which will provide resources, awareness, community support, fundraisers, events and much more for those impacted by Dementia. Fundraising opportunities (supported 100% through charitable gifts) will help assist families in need of respite care relief, transportation, medications, supplies and other related expenses associated with those suffering this disease.
Deb Myszka, her mother  Bert "Pinky" Anderson and Julie Bresko
Bert "Pinky" Anderson's daughter Beth Sproat
The Grand Opening was witnessed by an audience that included these International onlookers

The ribbon cutting ceremony

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