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Grand Opening & Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate the Inspired Locally Marketplace

Inspired Locally has invited Mayor of West Des Moines, Steve Gaer to attend its ribbon-cutting on 2/1.

West Des Moines, IA- Inspired Locally is pleased to announce that it will hold a Grand Opening and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for its newly established storefront - Inspired Locally Marketplace - at the store's location, 415 5th Street, West Des Moines, IA at 10:00 am on 02/01/2014.

"We're happy to introduce our latest accomplishment to the community and those who helped bring this project to fruition," said Beatrice Edwards, founder of Inspired Locally. "The ribbon-cutting ceremony for Inspired Locally marks the launch of a new era for West Des Moines and local business owners in Iowa."

Steve Gaer, Mayor of West Des Moines and role model to Inspired Locally, is scheduled to be on hand to offer a few remarks regarding Inspired Locally and to assist in the ribbon-cutting. "We are delighted Steve Gaer has agreed to join our celebration," said Edwards. "Our dream of bringing our vision to life in West Des Moines has been encouraged by most of the residents and local businesses here."

Inspired Locally aims to be a haven to local and home based businesses looking for more exposure and public knowledge of their skills and crafts based on very moderate terms. The store features enough room to house over 100 artisans and crafters and during trunk shows will also welcome independent consultants and reps. Inspired Locally Marketplace will also provide an event room large enough to house 30+ people that can be used for meetings, seminars, group classes and such.

We would also be welcoming the Valley Junction staff, the West Des Moines Chamber members, current Iowa local businesses that are vending with us like Tres Mentes Salsa, Country Wide Creations, Minerals By Bee Cosmetics, Edwards Garage Doors and much, much more. We encourage everyone to come out and meet with the local business owners to show support and shop local, The grand opening will also feature refreshments and giveaways after the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Inspired Locally started off as a networking group in 2012 to help home based businesses generate more income from craft shows and business to business network events. Now we have grown to service all of Iowa and welcome everyone to a central location to experience local delights. We can be found at and we encourage you to like our page, or you can visit our website at

Our regular store hours are Tuesday - Friday from 10:00am to 7:00pm & Saturday - Sunday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. Online shopping will be available March 1st, 2014.

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