Mark your calendars. The Garrettsville Area Chamber’s 19th Annual Community Yard sale is slated for May 5 & 6, 2012, beginning at 9am until 4pm. So start cleaning out the closets and get ready to make some cash on those unused and unwanted items one has lying around. Remember, what might be considered trash by you could be someone’s treasure.
Registration for the yard sale is going on now and one may contact Jerry or Lynnette Kehoe for registering information 330 527-2722. Registration forms are available in the Weekly Villager newspaper, Jerry Kehoe’s Used Cars and on line at www.garrettsvillearea.com. The forms will need to be dropped off at Jerry Kehoe’s Used Cars at 10755 South Street (corner of state route 82 and 88) in Garrettsville. The fee for the event is $10 and Garrettsville village permits are waived if you register for this chamber event. The $10 fee will mean: free advertising for their event, signs and maps of their location. One will also be able to highlight a few specific items in their sale that will be listed on the back of the map along with their address. The deadline for registering is April 28, 2012.
This annual event is not limited to village residents, Windham, Hiram, Nelson, Freedom residents are encouraged to participate as well. If one lives out of the region and they want to participate, they can register for a space at the bowling alley in town or at Freedom Park, and an additional charge may apply for these spaces.
The last few years the event has had over 200 participants selling their wares which draw thousands of visitors to town to shop for bargains and eat at local restaurants. This not only boosts the local economy on these two days, it also showcases the area and many return on another day to shop or eat.
One should start planning now. Whether you are looking to get rid of unused or unwanted items or hunting for a bargain, get ready the Community Yard Sale is right around the corner and you will not want to miss this opportunity to make some cash or find a bargain.
The 19th Annual Community Yard Sale is sponsored by the Garrettsville Area Chamber. More Chamber news and events can be found at www.garrettsvillearea.com