Need2Know: Home Instead changes hands; new indoor race track for toys; Thanksgiving food drive

Susan Abbott (right) recently sold her Home Instead Senior Care franchise in Prescott to Harrison and Mary Margaret Hatfield.

Photo by Max Efrein.

Susan Abbott (right) recently sold her Home Instead Senior Care franchise in Prescott to Harrison and Mary Margaret Hatfield.

Home Instead Senior Care changes ownership

Susan Abbott, owner of Home Instead Senior Care since May 2000, has sold her franchise.

The new owners are Harrison and Mary Margaret Hatfield. They took over Nov. 1.

“I have loved owning Home Instead for the last 16 and a half years,” Abbott said. “However, now is the time for me to move on to new ventures and adventures. I am confident that Harrison and Mary Margaret are the right people to grow the business, while maintaining its standards.”

The Hatfields are first-time business owners.

After graduating from the University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa, Harrison worked for his father’s small business in Gadsden, Ala.

Most recently, the couple served in vocational ministry for the past nine years while raising their three children. They moved to Prescott in October to take over Home Instead Senior Care.

Coppertop Alehouse opening soon

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Scott Whitney is just about to open a European style microbrewery and bistro called Coppertop Alehouse in downtown Prescott.

A small brewery is about to open in downtown Prescott.

Called Coppertop Alehouse, the business will serve as Prescott’s first European-style microbrewery and bistro.

Owner Scott Whitney plans to host a grand opening on Tuesday, Nov. 8, and continue a soft opening into the following weekend.

The brewpub will offer a series of European style beers (all brewed in-house) and a selection of German beer garden-type food, such as bratwursts, potato salad, and cheese plates.

The business is located at 220 S. Montezuma St. (right next to Far From Folsom).

Call 928-351-7712 for more information.

Whiskey Row Brew Club throws fundraiser

On Sunday, Oct. 23, Whiskey Row Brew Club fellow home brewer Miles Rollins and his family were critically injured by a cattle hauler during the Interstate 17 pile-up.

Miles suffered 19 rib fractures, a broken scapula, a broken pelvis and spent days in ICU with family.

He returned home on Monday, Oct. 31, to continue his recovery.

The members of the Whiskey Row Brew Club are hosting a fundraiser on Tuesday night, Nov. 8, to help defray some of the costs immediately incurred.

The event will take place at Granite Mountain Brewing, 123 N. Cortez St., Prescott, between 5 and 8 p.m.

A $10 entry includes light noshes, cash bar, two raffle tickets and music by DJ LaRue. Additional tickets can be purchased and raffle prizes include a three-night stay in Mexico plus a number of items from the local brewing and craft beer communities.

Valley Hobby Shop adds indoor race track

The owners of Valley Hobby Shop in Prescott Valley have added an indoor carpet track for customers to operate radio controlled cars and trucks.

The new track opened in September and is in an extended grand opening phase through the end of the year.

The track can be trialed anytime during shop hours. Races on the track are currently held every Saturday morning and Wednesday evening.

The shop is located at 7680 E. Highway 69, Suite B3 and can be reached by calling 928-775-4071.

New U-Haul in Prescott Valley

Prescott Valley RV & Self Storage, 9525 E. Lorna Lane, has signed on with U-Haul to serve as a neighborhood dealer.

The business will offer U-Haul trucks, towing equipment, support rental items, boxes and in-store pickup for boxes. It can be reached by calling 928-772-4426.

Thanksgiving food drive set

Adrenaline Salon and Skin Studio is currently hosting its ninth annual Thanksgiving Food Drive to local food banks in the area.

All non-perishable items are accepted. The deadline for all donations will be Monday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m.

“We challenge everyone to match our ten can donation,” said owner Mary Turner. “Help make this our most successful food drive yet!”

Donations can be dropped off at Adrenaline Salon, 231 N. Cortez St., Prescott. The shop can be reached by calling 928-777-8522.

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