Pike County woman opens new business in Ozark
Published 6:20 am Saturday, June 30, 2012
A Pike County native is hoping some old friends will venture over to see her at her new business, Heart-felt Treasures.
Helen (Parker) Pugh is hosting the grand opening of her Christian bookstore in Ozark on Monday.
“This is something when I lived in Pike County and my children were small that I wanted to do,” Pugh explained. “But I got discouraged and it never happened.”
Heart-felt Treasures is a dream realized for Pugh. She said she worked in a Christian bookstore in Ozark for five years and her employer was closing the shop’s doors.
“I thought, ‘It’s now or never,’” Pugh shared.
The bookstore boasts a growing stock of Bibles, books, cards, children’s items, soundtracks, gifts, DVDs, communion supplies and more.
“I tried to have a variety of things that even non-Christians would enjoy coming in to look at,” the new business owner said.
And Pugh relayed she’s happy to special order products, as well.
Heart-felt Treasures is now open at 177 South Union Avenue in Ozark Monday through Thursday from 10 am. until 5:30 p.m. and hours are extended to 6:30 p.m. on Friday.
Pugh is offering a 10 percent discount to any customer who visits her store July 2-5 and mentions they read about Heart-felt Treasures in The Messenger.
For more information about the store, call 334-774-PRAY (7729).