Written by John Face
Photos by John Face
March 21, 2022
A group of 30 area residents, business leaders and Chamber members showed up this morning for the official ribbon cutting ceremony for Superior Street Mercantile. Project Manager Joe Verbeke was smiling this morning as he greeted people for the ceremony. The Mercantile, Albions’ only downtown grocery store opened in early January and has slowly been gaining a foot hold in Albion.
The ceremony heard Verbeke thank all those behind the project. Bill Dobbins spoke about the commitment to downtown Albion and that this project, five years in the making in collaboration with Albion Reinvestment Corporation or ARC, Dr. Samuel Shaheen and members of his family including wife Karen, daughters Emily and Caroline.
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