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Need2Know: Do-it-yourself wood sign business opens; free meal for first responders at Augie’s and more

Christa Toth just opened a Board & Brush Creative Studio in downtown Prescott. The chain has 28 locations mostly in Wisconsin and surrounding states.
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Christa Toth just opened a Board & Brush Creative Studio in downtown Prescott. The chain has 28 locations mostly in Wisconsin and surrounding states.

Do-it-yourself wood sign business opens in Prescott, hosts open house

Board & Brush Creative Studio, a do-it-yourself wood sign entertainment chain, has opened its newest location in Prescott.

Longtime Prescott resident Christa Toth has taken on the responsibility of running the location — the first in Arizona and this far west in the United States.

Similar to canvas painting classes, Board & Brush offers fun workshops on how to make rustic wood décor signs.

“It’s excellent for couples, girls night out, office parties, bachelorette parties… you name it,” Toth said.

To introduce the public to her concept, Toth is hosting an open house event on Sunday, Sept. 11, from 1 to 4 p.m.

The shop is located at 156 S. Montezuma St., Suite D (in the alleyway behind Whiskey Row).

For more information, call 928-899-5524.

La-Z-Boy open in PV

La-Z-Boy announced on Thursday, Sept. 8, the milestone opening of its 100th new concept store, the newest being in Prescott Valley.

The company’s concept stores have the highest average volume per store of its existing formats, generating about $4.2 million per year, according to a press release.

The Prescott Valley location is inside the same shopping plaza as Home Depot and Hobby Lobby at 5584 Highway 69.

Augie’s Restaurant honors first responders this 9/11

On Sunday, Sept. 11, Augie’s Restaurant will be offering a free meal to any member of a police or fire department in uniform or with identification.

“This is just our way small way of saying thank you to all of the hardworking police officers, EMTs and firefighters that put their lives at risk for others on a daily basis,” said owner, Augie Perry. “We chose 9/11 to give thanks and to honor the heroic sacrifices of first responders everywhere.”

Augie’s Prescott is located in the Frontier Village Center, 1721 Highway 69 in Prescott. For more information call 928-777-0330.

Prescott Tractor Supply celebrating pets during Pet Appreciation Week

The Tractor Supply Co. store in Prescott, 3301 Willow Creek Road, will be celebrating pets from Wednesday, Sept. 14, to Sunday, Sept. 18.

Deals on pet products will be featured throughout the four days. On Saturday, Sept. 17, the business will be hosting a main event, which will include pet adoptions with community groups, samples, giveaways, drawings for gift cards, a cookout and a K-9 exhibition.

Contact the Tractor Supply store at 928-778-0942 for pet adoption details and other planned activities.

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