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Cary-Grove Chamber Hosts Annual Business Expo

Area residents packed Cary-Grove gymnasium to learn about local resources.

The Cary-Grove Community Showcase highlighted local businesses in the area this weekend at the Cary-Grove Chamber of Commerce 30th annual business expo.

A new business to Cary, Buddha Bean is located right across from the downtown Metra trains. Owner, Sandra Knight, offers tea, coffee, food and gifts at Buddha Bean. Business has been good since they opened nine months ago and Sandra tries to get new stuff in every month.

Deborah Strand, owner/designer of Deborah Strand Designs started her business 18 months ago because she had friends come to her personally and ask her to do their weddings. A designer for more than 10 years, she works on weddings, proms, and special events.

Rita Dubey of Krishna Fashions, operates a home-based business that specializes in scarves made of wool, silk, cotton, chiffon, polyester, viscose, taffeta and velvet. Dubey has displayed her fashions at home shows, farmers' markets, and fundraising events. 

In August 2011, Das Adabala of GR8 Mart Apparel opened the Cary Warehouse located at 766 Industrial Drive offering grocery and spices. They are also new to Spring Hill Mall, bringing apparel and jewelry to the area. The apparel comapny specializes in suits and dresses for men and women.

music department had a booth at the expo with tickets on sale for their spring musical, Urinetown. Director Rob Boncosky, said that the musical is a funny, satirical spoof on greed and consumerism. With love, revolution, and corruption this musical is one not to miss. 

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