In 2004, Sharon Curtis had the vision of a community resale shop in Manchester that accepted nice donations and retailed them with the proceeds donated to benefit local people and projects. Starting small, Worth Repeating grew until it filled most of the main floor.Feature Articles About the Mill:
By 2010 when leadership passed to Kathy LaHaie, the store drew customers from Grand Rapids, Owosso, Adrian and everywhere in between with it's unique and constantly changing merchandise. The quality and variety were presented so attractively that first time visitors often asked where the resale store was.
Worth Repeating became a major charity in Manchester. College scholarships, Senior Citizens, Pulse Oximeters for the Fire Department (a first in the County), school needs, and local parks projects among others all benefited from their $500,000 in generosity.
After 14 years, Worth Repeating closed it's doors on June 24th leaving a legacy of supporting community needs while anchoring downtown Manchester retail.Thanks to the 50 volunteers who volunteered their time. This most generous charity will be missed.
|Since 1832 the historic Manchester Mill on the River Raisin has served townfolk, visitors and community events.|