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Uptown Hillsboro celebrates opening of shop local season with ribbon cutting

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The Highland County Historical Society hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony alongside the Hillsboro Uptown Business Association and the Highland County Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the opening of the Shop Local season on Nov. 4. (Submitted photo)
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Highland County Chamber of Commerce, Press Release

The Highland County Historical Society hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony alongside the Hillsboro Uptown Business Association and the Highland County Chamber of Commerce to celebrate the opening of the Shop Local season on Nov. 4.
 
The Highland County Historical Society celebrated the opening of the Merry Mercantile Store, located at 151 E Main St. in Hillsboro. The store offers a variety of locally made unique items, including reading material from local authors, honey, jewelry, pottery, handmade crafts and more.
 
While visiting the Merry Mercantile, guests are encouraged to tour the Highland House Museum, as it is decorated for the holidays with the theme “The Stars of Christmas.”

Holiday hours for the Museum and Merry Mercantile are Thursday from 1-4 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Both will be closed on Thanksgiving. Call (937) 393-3392 for more information about the Highland County Historical Society.
 
The Hillsboro Uptown Business Association (HUBA) was also in attendance, celebrating the kickoff of their holiday shopping season. HUBA will be hosting two more shopping events this year, Shop Small Saturday on Nov. 25, and their December Shop Hop on Dec. 2. Follow the Hillsboro Uptown Business Association on Facebook for more information.

About the Highland County Chamber of Commerce: The Highland County Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit membership-driven organization that represents the business community of Highland County. The many plans and programs the Chamber offers its investors, combined with county workforce development initiatives and local, state and federal legislative/advocacy efforts positions the Chamber of Commerce as a leading organization in Highland County. Learn more at www.thehighlandchamber.com.