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Feta Transport

Nationwide hauling, local roots

Feta Transport’s business is moving cargo and freight across the country. But its business philosophy includes a strong loyalty to the local community. “We’re local, family-owned, and like to put money back into the community,” said Bryan Thompson, terminal manager. “And if we need any supplies, we always try to work with local companies.” Owner/founder … Continued

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Simon Roofing & Construction

Still doing things right

A few years ago, When Our Town first spoke with Doug Simon, CEO of Simon Roofing & Construction, a recurring theme – and a company philosophy – emerged: “Do things right.” That hasn’t changed, says company founder Terry Simon, Doug’s dad and mentor. As its mission statement reflects, Simon Roofing is committed to providing top-quality … Continued

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Stone Circle Bakehouse

It’s been seven years since Kevin Cosgrove opened Stone Circle Bakehouse, became a full-time baker of artisan breads – and appeared in Our Town. So what’s been happening since? For one thing, Kevin says, “I’ve grown accustomed to getting out of bed at 4:04 a.m.!” More importantly, Stone Circle Bakehouse has steadily grown and established … Continued

Holt Farmers Market

Always something new!

“We’re an established market,” says Holt Farmers Market manager Chuck Grinnell, “yet there’s always something new.” At eight years old, the Holt Farmers Market has earned its standing among the area’s preeminent markets. But Chuck is not about to let it rest on its laurels. This summer, in addition to established favorites, “There are a … Continued

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Holt In Bloom

Parks & Recreation garden crew keeps things beautiful

There’s just something about flowers in public spaces that says, “Welcome to our community.” Holt’s floral displays began, appropriately enough, at Veterans Memorial Gardens. “As the community started to enjoy the beauty, we began to expand it,” says Delhi Township Parks & Recreation Director Mark Jenks. Today, in addition to those at the gardens, flowers … Continued

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Music in the Garden

Free, family-friendly concerts

Music in the Garden returns! Bring the blankets, the lawn chairs and the family and join us for another great lineup of FREE concerts at Veterans Memorial Gardens. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. July 7 – Karizma – Tex-Mex July 14 – Sea Cruisers – ’50s-’70s covers July 21 – Motor City Soul – … Continued

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Holt Hometown Festival – August 20

It takes a lot of work to create this much fun!

The intrepid Holt Hometown Festival committee began working months ago to put together this year’s celebration. Each year the committee strives to make the festival better than ever, says festival director Chuck Grinnell. “It’s a mix of the classic elements and the new,” he says. Classics include, of course, the parade (11 a.m.) and reworks … Continued

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ASPIRATIONS SALON

Great style, comfortable atmosphere

Want great-looking hair? A salon where you can feel comfortable? At Aspirations Salon, owner Jennifer McVay and her team make sure you get both. “I have wonderfully capable stylists and a laid-back, relaxing atmosphere,” Jennifer says. “I want you to feel like you can come in and put your feet on my furniture!” Aspirations is … Continued

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