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Scarlett O’ Hair Salon & Spa has been taking care of Sandusky and the surrounding areas hair and beauty needs for over 30 years. In November 2006 the salon was purchased by Jami Tallman-Townsend. Since then, the salon has grown to operating as a commission-based salon focusing on continuing education and training.

According to Jami, “the salon has been doing our business banking for many years with VacationLand. They are always willing to go above and beyond for all of our banking needs!”

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Looking to beautify your property or replace broken sidewalks and driveways? Rockstar Concrete Services out of Norwalk has solutions! 

Owner Jason James is a Norwalk native who not only is the son of local musician, Dave James, but is also an accomplished guitar player. After performing in Nashville for a couple of years, he returned to the area and received the nickname “Rockstar.”  After several years working in highway paving and construction, Jason decided he wanted to pursue his own business, hence the name of his company!

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We featured Dave’s Food Mart Avery back in August 2019 and decided we needed to share an update about them this month.  

If you remember, they changed the name from Dave’s Park Avery to Dave’s Food Mart Avery last year while they were building a brand new facility. As of last week, the final concrete was poured to complete the one-year project. According to co-manager, Joe Fisher, “everything is falling into place so we can do business the way we want.” 

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There’s no better time than the start of summer to feature Marine Discounters as our business of the month! If you are a boat owner or in the marine business, then you are probably already familiar with Brad Pflieger and his expertise. 

Brad started in the boating industry at the age of 15 and secured his charter captain license at the age of 18. He worked alongside his mentor until he was offered the opportunity to take over the business. At the time, they had a small shop in Sandusky on Dutch Lane, but in 1992, Brad expanded and opened Marine Discounters. They are now located at 1027 First Street in Sandusky where his wife, Jennifer, is the office manager.

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Camp Construction, a contractor service company owned by Brandon Camp, started out in 2001 specializing in roof and siding installation. Today, Brandon and his crew offer remodeling services such as gutter installation, window installation, patios, and porch covers for both residential and commercial customers. They can also provide quality work on in-home remodeling projects such as kitchens and bathrooms.

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As you know, VLFCU supports the financial needs of many local businesses. This month we are proud to feature Firelands Plumbing as our Business of the Month!

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Many friends dream of starting a business together, but Debbie Neill and Jackie Sennish made that dream a reality. After taking a quilting class together back in 2004, these close friends of 30 years were drawn in by a new common hobby. Many discussions and prayers later, they decided to reach out to Brett Gerber in our Business Lending department, and on February 4, 2014, Debbie and Jackie opened the doors of M&E’s Quilt Shoppe under their “old lady” names of Mabel & Ethel. 

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The Glass Guys has been in operation since July of 2011, but co-owners Ryan Beach and Steve Olanek have been friends since they were kids growing up in Huron. These partners were introduced to the business by Ryan’s grandpa and father who once owned Sandusky Glass. 

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Just a couple of miles from our Huron branch, you will find the hard-working crew from Franklin Sanitation. This family-owned business was started back in 1952 by Glenn Franklin, who decided to leave his position with Norwalk Truck Lines to open a sewer and septic business.

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The name Phil Parker is a familiar one for most locals. A Sandusky native, Phil’s been a barber for 22 years. He recently opened a shop that caters to men and women of all hair types, the purchase and remodeling of which was financed by VacationLand Federal Credit Union.

“I’m grateful to be a member of VLFCU because credit unions can do what banks can’t,” said Phil. “They give loans where needed instead of focusing in one area.”