Fusion exhibit to aid Jervis library opens Thursday

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On Thursday, June 3, from 5 to 7 p.m., The Photo Shoppe and Fusion Art & Gift Gallery, 8584 Turin Road, will hold an opening reception for its sale to support Jervis Public Library.  Organizers report that all items for sale have been donated, and the full sale price will go to Jervis Public Library.  

Maria and Alan Ringlund report that the gallery is usually home to a photography show in June, which couldn’t be planned due to the unknown status of COVID restrictions.  Instead, they decided to hold a sale that would run the month of June to support Jervis Public Library.  Because restrictions have been eased, they are pleased to be able to host an opening reception, featuring sweets donated by The Franklin.

“This support form the business community comes at a crucial time for Jervis Library,” reported Library Director Lisa Matte.  “We are preparing to expand service hours and to roll out summer reading programs for all ages.  This event provides financial support to help us do that and gives us an additional venue to spread the word about activities that will be coming back to the library soon.”  She added, “We are grateful to Maria and Alan and are warmed by the long list of supporting businesses and artists who have contributed.”

Numerous businesses, organizations, and individuals have already donated items or gift certificates for the sale, which will run while items last during the month of June.  The list of donors so far includes:

Alpacas 4 Pleasure

Diane E Berry Fine Art

Birch Barking Mad Creations

Cinema Capitol

Conley Farm

Copper City Crafts

Copper Creations

Copper Easel

Copperccino’s

Creative Images

Crescent Moon Studio

DiCastro’s

The Eclectic Mercantile

Engelbert’s Jewelers

The Franklin

Fused Glass by Connie

Gone Costal

Gypsy Girl Designs

Jazzy Jane

Karlen Wood Craft

Olney’s Flowers

The Photo Shoppe

Julia Pilny Pottery

Prism

Lynne Reichhart Fine Art

Riverview Fiber Studio

Robynsegg Jewelry

Rust and Relics

Songbyrd Street Studios

Spressos

Sugarbeets

Belinda Tallman Creations

Teddy’s

Lily Tsay Jewelry

Vine & Fig

Wonderwood Gifts

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