The Brown County Chamber of Commerce held a kick off and ribbon cuttings in Ripley on May 29. The chamber is recognizing those businesses, some new and others that have been in business for years and are doing new things.
The chamber recognized First State Bank in Ripley. It has recently undergone a remodeling project, and staff members held an open house and ribbon cutting to celebrate the remodel.
The chamber also held a ribbon cutting at Ole Barn Primitives. Kim Stacy has become a new member with the chamber of Commerce and the chamber wanted to recognize her business.
Ripley Builders Supply has new products and is now offering propane tank refilling.
Also on Main Street is the River Valley Antique Mall. This is the newest antique shop to open in Ripley. Rental space is available in the shop.
The Ripley ribbon cuttings ended at the Ripley Museum. The public is invited to stop and visit one of the few museums in Brown County. It is open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
For additional information about these businesses in downtown Ripley, contact the chamber office at 937-378-4784.