A new household furniture retail store is coming to Altoona.
DuBois-based mostly Miller Household Home furnishings will open up Nov. 19 in the former Worth City Furniture setting up, 3010 Nice Valley Blvd.
Worth Town closed in March 2018, and in 2019, the setting up was obtained by Jeff S. Lengthy Development.
Miller House Furniture was launched in 1969 by Dorothy and Jesse Miller in Hudson, a compact village around Punxsutawney. Nowadays the business, which also has a location in the DuBois area, is owned by Pam Miller, the founders’ granddaughter.
She is excited about coming to Altoona.
“This is an opportunity that introduced itself. When Wolf’s shut down, that gave us the option to seem at regardless of whether there is a need to have for another keep in the market place. There is a need to have,” Miller stated.
Long, who has identified Miller for many a long time, is excited to see the new small business occur to town.
“We lost Wolf’s,” he explained. “I assume it will be a great replacement for folks to store. I’ve recognized Pam for about 10 years. She offers a large amount back again to the local community and is associated with a whole lot of nonprofits. She will be a terrific asset to the group.”
Miller Home Home furnishings will make use of 18 persons full time, bringing some new careers to the space. Company hours will be 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday by means of Saturday and midday to 4 p.m. Sunday.
A household furniture bank is also coming to Altoona as Miller is partnering with Aspect Church to establish what will be called Residing Essentials.
A spot has not been decided, but Miller said it will be open up by Nov. 19.
In 2014, Miller established a home furniture bank in the DuBois space.
“Every calendar year we help 300 families that are in have to have. We want to assist folks who are in want. I am as enthusiastic about this as opening the retail outlet. There are a good deal of people we can enable. It is a blessing,” Miller stated.
The furniture lender will be stocked as a result of donations.
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