Three in One Business Organize Ribbon Cuts
Scissors from the Demopolis Region Chamber of Commerce had a practice session on Thursday when three companies staged ribbon cuts. All three are located at 200 S. Cedar St., and all are relatively new.
Dana Freeman and her stepmother Anne Freeman call Canebrake Creations their retirement fund. Anne Freeman is a retired teacher and Dana will be retiring from teaching in a few years. In the past, the duo have opened pop-up stores and sold merchandise online.
They’ve chosen casual, easy-to-fit and easy-care clothing for their customers, trying to stock items “that suit us, our age and our styles,” said Dana Freeman. “We want to make sure they feel good about themselves.” Recently, they have started stocking models that appeal to a younger ensemble.
The store also offers gifts, lingerie and shoes and has a wedding registry. Store hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Jenn Plowman has been a cosmetologist for 20 years but only moved to Demopolis from Gordo recently when her husband accepted a job at the new pellet factory. She met Anna Camille Manning who wanted to start her own salon, and the two founded Muse.
The beauty salon offers a full range of services, including hair care for all members of the family, hair removal, makeup and the sale of hair products.
At least one of the owners is on site at Muse Monday to Friday 9:30 am to 6:30 pm. Appointments can be made on Saturdays for special events.
Addison Seale, owner of Reese & River, is “thrilled to be starting a new business in Demopolis” with her children’s boutique.
In addition to clothing for infants up to six years old, the store offers gifts, costumes and baby clothes and has a baby registry.
Since Seale has a full-time job, Reese & River is open Monday through Thursday from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and every other Saturday. Online sales are available.