Why You Should Attend Local Ribbon Cuttings
Ribbon Cuttings conjure up images of local politicians or celebrities posing for photos to celebrate the opening of a new business. It's our way of recognizing the efforts and success of our local businesses, so yes, we love doing ribbon cuttings and inviting local dignitaries to partake in the celebration. But ribbon cuttings are about a lot more than photo ops and smiling faces.
On Saturday, September 12, 2020, one of Marion’s newest businesses drew an intimate crowd of supporters to celebrate a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the McDowell Chamber of Commerce. The Above the Barre Dance and Gymnastic Academy, located in the new Larry D. Miller Business Complex, is a much-desired addition to the community. “Amazing dancers and gymnasts are being created, but … more importantly, amazing humans are being created here at Above the Barre,” said owner Erin Nanney, who expressed