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“Of Switzerland County”
store to hold grand opening

Staff Report

VEVAY, Ind. – Switzerland County Tourism announces the grand opening ceremony celebrating the renovation of the Grisard Building located at 217 Ferry St. in downtown Vevay. The ribbon cutting will take place around 3 p.m. Thursday, April 29.
Funding for the project includes a grant from the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority’s Real Eastate Captial Access Program, part of Lieut. Gov. Becky Skillman’s family of business. Local contributors are comprised of the Switzerland County Government, Switzerland County Tourism, Switzerland County Economic Development Corporation, The Community Foundation of Switzerland County, Town of Vevay, and the Vevay-Switzerland Foundation.
After nearly a decade of vacancy, the revitilization celebration will take place from 3-7 p.m. at the store on the corner of Ferry and Main Street. Now known as the “Of Switzerland County” store, its new name links the store’s products to the locale. The location was formerly the home of a hardware store and Grisard Hall that featured live performances.
The public is invited to the ribbon cutting ceremony as well as the reception. Live entertainment and refreshments will be provided.

• For more information, contacted the Switzerland County Visitors Center at (812) 427-3237 or visit: www.vevayin.com.

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