Madison Chamber Round Robins Rock
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 • 10:17am
Madison Chamber members stepped out last night to journey through four Madison businesses with the mission of getting to know business owners better, to learn about their inception, what inspired them and the services they provide. The common feeling among the attendees is that “often we’re so busy throughout the course of our day, we never really get to know the other business owners in town, and the Round Robins are a great way to make those introductions”.
The tour began at The Blue Purl (and that’s Purl, not Pearl), a really smart name for anyone who understands anything about knitting. The storefront is openly colorful and provides an environment where lovers of some of the finest yarns, supplies and accessories can be purchased. The store provides a wonderful learning environment too. Maura Meeks, (blue is her favorite color by the way) owner of The Blue Purl, was inspired by her grandmother as a child to learn the art of knitting, to do what you love and to love what you do. Maura is doing just that. Her shop has obvious quality and a welcoming reputation where one can learn and share in the spirit of other knitters who love to frequent The Blue Purl!
The tour moved on to Sportscare Institute where a friendly, caring team of licensed physical therapists provide treatment and rehabilitation of orthopaedic injuries or painful conditions. Sportscare is dedicated in helping patients reach a better level of performance and well-being. The institute is a network of over 40 facilities, and they are continuing to expand their services delivering quality treatment for better health, wellness and fitness. The staff focuses on the individual needs of every patient. Testimonials indicate they are professional and responsive with a real focus in helping patients to experience healthier living. You can visit the Sportscare Institute at sportscare1.com for more information.
The tour moved on to Mind Over Movement, A Pilates Studio, owned by Marcy Schaffer. Their overall belief system emphasizes how movement is integral to life and the aging process. Marcy’s love for anatomy and human movement inspires her students and instructors to follow her path in the balance of body and mind. To learn more about Marcy Schaffer, instruction and classes, go to mindovermovementnj.com
The last stop was Cambridge Street Papers, a sweet boutique filled with unique, beautiful forms of stationery with a creative flair second to none! The origin of this business is a story of honor and love, and if you visit its website at cambridgestpapers.com you’ll understand why. Cambridge offers a truly customized service to its clients where the client’s idea can become a reality in magnificent print. You’ll find unusual monogrammed gifts, greeting cards and an amazing variety of social stationery. If you’re planning a special occasion and you want to say something in the most memorable, presentable way, Cambridge Street Papers will deliver that specialized service for sure.
Round Robins rock! It’s an opportunity to appreciate a variety of services in our own backyard that we didn’t even know were available. So, spread the word to one and all. If we love Madison and we shop Madison, we all do our part in keeping this beautiful town alive.
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