A new Tyler boutique aims to deliver a “luxurious” searching practical experience while helping stray, deserted or neglected animals in East Texas.
WAGS Boutique, which experienced its grand opening this past week at 109 E. Ninth St. in Bergfield Centre, gives carefully used household furniture and other products with all of its earnings likely to profit the SPCA of East Texas, in accordance to Cindi Featherston-Shields.
According to Featherston-Shields, a broker with The Home Shoppe Group eXp Realty, the plan for WAGS originated from her and a group of her girlfriends who have a long-standing link to the SPCA of East Texas. The boutique, she said, is their eyesight arrive to life in a brick-and-mortar shop.
Featherston-Shields stated functioning in true estate she will come throughout a large amount of good furnishings and other house merchandise that are no for a longer period wanted. She felt opening the boutique was a way to use her publicity to those goods to advantage animals.
“Many of us perform in real estate, and we often get customers/sellers with undesired home furniture or décor. These things generally have a lot of existence still left in them, and the idea just grew from there,” Featherston-Shields reported.
The shop provides extras, bathtub goods, candles and connoisseur pet treats in addition to household furniture and other residence décor things, she claimed.
“However, the key cause for turning this idea into a retail outlet is to household and exhibit the donations we get, which has been a very overwhelming volume,” Featherston-Shields mentioned. “We preferred to give men and women a fun, deluxe browsing practical experience that was a very little a little something far more than just searching Fb Marketplace.”
Featherston-Shields explained the SPCA has constantly been shut to her coronary heart.
“My pet dog, Roscoe, located his way to me thanks to the SPCA, and we are frequently operating jointly to bring recognition to animal foster and rescue,” Featherston-Shields stated. “The variety of stray/abandoned/neglected animals in East Texas is an enduring issue that is rough to prevail over. We want to be absolutely sure that the SPCA is properly-funded as they continue on their endeavours.”
She encourages people to examine out the boutique as an choice to acquiring new items even though also assisting a neighborhood corporation.
“Many of the things that persons get rid of can be put to wonderful use somewhere else. We truly get some extremely pleasant items, and we want to offer you the group an alternative to getting home furnishings model new as perfectly as the understanding that their financial investment specifically advantages an vital neighborhood situation,” she claimed.
For far more data, connect with (903) 520-7370 or take a look at wagsofeasttexas.com.