Many retailers depend on the holiday shopping season for some of their biggest earnings. This year, because of the pandemic, small shops are relying on holiday-time business more than ever. Appleton Downtown Inc. created a Support Local 920 campaign to help.
A persistent problem for many working families during this pandemic has been arranging childcare for students learning at home. Some organizations that traditionally have after-school programs extended their hours to try to bridge that gap.
The pandemic doesn’t pose an ideal situation for anyone, but one woman still found a way to expand her business. Downtown Fond du Lac’s Lunar and Lake Book Market has been open for a little over a week, and it’s already impressing customers.