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Frankfort Historic Business Association
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Monday, February 4, 2013
The annual event took place Sunday afternoon, before the big game.
Both two-legged and four-legged Frankfort residents gathered Sunday afternoon on Breidert Green for Frankfort’s annual Puppy Bowl. The canine competition is among several activities affiliated with Super Bowl Supreme, an event hosted by the Frankfort Historic Business Association to celebrate one of America’s biggest unofficial holidays. Local pups showed off their skills with a catching contest, an eating contest and even a dog costume contest. The event also included tailgating sponsored by local businesses, a bonfire and hot cocoa and cookies provided by the Village of Frankfort. Get news alerts and Facebook updates from these Lincoln-Way Patch sites:
Friday, February 1, 2013
We've got a great line up to get you hyped for the big game that night.
Monday, December 10, 2012
Frankfort celebrated the holidays with two days of seasonal festivities in the village's historic downtown.
The Frankfort Historic Business Association hosted the 27th annual Christkindl celebration on Dec. 8 and 9. Christkindl celebrates Frankfort's German heritage. St. Nicholas spent the weekend in the village, giving sweets to good children and switches to bad ones. The weekend also included horse-drawn wagon rides, cookie decorating, holiday crafts, Santa's secret workshop and a pet blessing on Breidert Green, among other events. The 8th annual Cookie Walk was also held during the weekend. Ticketholders visited various downtown shops and received a cookie at each store, collecting more than 20 cookies throughout the day. Get news alerts and Facebook updates from these Lincoln-Way Patch sites:
Friday, November 23, 2012
Local business representatives explain why Small Business Saturday is important for the Frankfort community.
Black Friday may be dominated by mega-sales at big box stores, but Saturday is all about the little guy. Nov. 24 is the third annual Small Business Saturday. “We can’t compete with doorbusters at Kohls and Target,” said Teresa Kara, who owns Chew on This Dog Barkery in downtown Frankfort and serves as secretary of the Frankfort Historic Business Association. “This is a way for us to create a niche.” Created by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday is the local business owners’ answer to Black Friday. The national event takes place the Saturday after Thanksgiving and encourages customers to patronize independently owned businesses during one of the season’s busiest shopping weekends. Participating stores typically offer sales …
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Check out some of Frankfort's most popular pages and add your own suggestions.
Are you planning to shop local on Small Business Saturday? Maybe you patronize Frankfort's small businesses all year round? Check out these "must-like" Facebook pages to keep up with the latest news at several Frankfort small businesses: Add your favorites in the comments section and we'll update our list with your suggestions. Two Ways to Stay Connected to Frankfort Patch:
Friday, November 16, 2012
Participating merchants will be open until 9 p.m., offering shoppers their usual warm hospitality, along with special sales and promotions.
Friday, November 9, 2012
Local business owners are hopeful, but still have many concerns regarding the economy in the wake of the recent elections.
The 2012 elections may be over, but their results will be felt for years to come. The economy was a central campaign issue in the final weeks and months leading up to Election Day. Patch checked in with several members of Frankfort’s business community to get their take on what the future holds for business owners post-election. “The state of the economy isn’t an easy fix,” said Ken Hawke, owner of Star Visions Photography and a member of the Frankfort Historic Business Association. “I don’t care who the president is, it’s not that simple.” Frankfort business owners are approaching the economic future with tentative hope. Hawke said he thinks job creation will increase, but that it will do so very slowly. Hawke also feels that young adults…
Monday, November 5, 2012
LOCAL VOICES: FHBA Donates $1500 to Lincolnway Special Recreation Association from Wine Walk Proceeds
The funds will go toward funding the association's "Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies" fitness program for disabled veterans.
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Frankfort trick or treaters got a head start on Halloween this Saturday at the Frankfort Historic Business Association's Trick or Treat Treasure Hunt.
The Frankfort Historic Business Association hosted a Trick or Treat Treasure Hunt on Saturday afternoon in downtown Frankfort. Costumed kids and parents checked in at Breidert Green for an afternoon of clues and candy. Each trick or treater was given a list of clues to solve. The clues led to various downtown businesses, where event attendees could collect Halloween candy a few days early. The Frankfort Area Historical Society arranged for hayrides through downtown and the Frankfort General Store and Kernel Sweetooth provided hot cider and popcorn to make for a festive fall afternoon. Two Ways to Stay Connected to Frankfort Patch: