Friends, family and fellow business owners joined the Meeker Chamber of Commerce in congratulating Vanessa Trout, owner of Blanco Cellars, at the outlet’s ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening on Friday. From left to right are: Kathy Trout, Dave Arnold, Katelin Cook, Stephanie Kobald (Chamber of Commerce), Ellene Meece,Trudy Burri (Chamber of Commerce), JoAnn Goss-Gardner (Chamber of Commerce), Karen Vinzant, Josie Haskins, Alex Trout, Chuck Hanson, Ryan Trout, Vanessa Trout, Randy and Teresa Ridgeway and Ted Relihan. Blanco Cellars, located at 645 Main St., is a specialty shop for small-batch wine, spirits, beer, sake and cider from around the world with an emphasis on small batch and natural farming selections. Monthly tastings, classes and events will also be offered.
MEEKER I The Meeker Chamber of Commerce will offer a useful seminar for local small businesses on customer service, focusing on how to deal with an upset or agitated customer or employee.
MEEKER I The Meeker Chamber of Commerce will offer a free “Facebook, Email and Mobile Marketing” presentation Wednesday to help local businesses to learn or become more involved in social media to improve marketing.