Georgettes Gourds and Gifts Hosts First Friday

Posted May 29th, 2009 by Steffanie Brumett  Category: Arts & Entertainment,


Stop by Georgette’s Grounds & Gifts for an evening of live jazz music by the Bob Rex Trio on Friday, June 5, from 6 – 9 PM. Georgette’s is a fair trade coffee and gift shop located at 311 Conant Street in Maumee.
The event will also feature the oil and watercolor work of local artist Frank Pinciotti, on display and for sale throughout the month of June. Georgette’s is open late the first Friday of each month, and the gift shop also has extended hours to allow customers to browse merchandise produced by new fair trade partners from around the world while showing their support for artists locally.
Georgette’s sells only fair trade products from trading partners such as Ten Thousand Villages, a Greater Gift, Minga, Numi Tea and Equal Exchange at its coffee and gift shops. All coffees are Fair Trade CertifiedTM by TransFair USA, the only third party certifier of fair trade products in the United States and are micro-roasted in small batches.
Georgette’s is owned by Sunshine Inc. of Northwest Ohio, a non-profit agency providing residential, vocational and family support services to people with disabilities. Georgette’s employs 20 people with disabilities at its retail store in Uptown Maumee. Regular store hours are Monday through Friday 6:30 AM – 3 PM and Saturday 8 AM – 3 PM.

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