Windows Market – Vic Hardware Mon, 08 Aug 2022 19:13:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Windows Market – Vic Hardware 32 32 Milly’s in Penn Yan has a new look and a new name Mon, 08 Aug 2022 17:33:23 +0000

Join them on Saturday August 13 to celebrate the Market & Café’s renaming with an open house.

PENN YAN — Milly’s Pantry has evolved since its foundation in 2008, and this evolution is now becoming essential.

The Pinwheel Market & Café on Main Street underwent some physical changes earlier this year, starting with new paint, lighting and shelving that made it a brighter and more attractive place to browse art local and artisan food, and to take advantage of the old-fashioned soda fountain, an espresso bar and a variety of baked goodies.

Market Renovation Volunteers – The market is especially grateful to Lori Fleet, Sam Castner, Jen Hoke, Anna, Emma and Eva Fleet, Piper Castner, Kyle Wheeler, Nate Wright, Fran and Ray Willis, Anne Meyer-Wilber, Dave Mastroberti, Chuck Georgia, Char Wilkinson, Bradley Pielaw, Andrea Cornett, Marely Feriateon, Kelley Reynolds, Jackson Arnold, Carter Bentley, Irene Worth, Sharon Osborne, Scott Steele, Pauline Young, Bob Kayes, Dave Kayes, Mike and Karen Marshall, Diane Irwin, Deborah Koop, Paulina and Nina Reed and everyone who took the time to show their support for Milly’s Pantry’s mission. Special thanks also to Pinckney Hardware, Bee Hive Antiques, Habitat for Humanity, Lowes Hardware (Waterloo), Schuler Electric Corp (Painted Post), ServU Credit Union (Painted Post), the Penn Yan Moose Club, the Penn Yan Elks and The Lions Foundation for all they have done to support this process.

Now that the renovations are complete, The Pinwheel Market & Café will be renamed to suit the tribute to Milly Bloomquist by the name of the organization – the storefront at 19 Main St. will henceforth be known as Milly market and café. New signs above the door and at the windows will announce the new name.

Milly's will soon feature new signage with its new name.

Milly’s Pantry Board of Directors, volunteers and staff invite Penn Yan residents and visitors to the city to join them on Saturday, August 13 to celebrate the renaming of the market and cafe during a open house which will include a tasting of some of the homemade desserts and beverages available year round as well as many artisan foods available from a wide variety of local food producers. Raffles will be held for a gift certificate and homemade pie – anyone who purchases at least $20 on a single visit to Milly’s Market & Café in August will be an automatic entrant for the prize of their choice.

Milly's will soon feature new signage with its new name.

Milly’s Pantry was founded in 2008. Its initial mission was to raise funds for a Weekend BackPack program which provided extra weekend food packs to 27 children as part of a pilot program. The nonprofit has grown into an organization that, with the help of local private grants and the generosity of donors from Penn Yan and beyond, provides these food parcels each week to 3 to 400 children in Yates County. . Several years after its founding, Milly’s Pantry adopted a small program that aimed to improve students’ academic readiness by distributing limited school supplies to approximately 400 local children – and expanded this program to provide backpacks and school supplies to nearly 1,500 Yates County students in pre-k through high school.