Several members of the city of Lincoln attended
including aldermen Kathy Horn and Kevin Bateman, who held the ribbon
for the cut. Mayor Seth Goodman was also on hand to congratulate the
Perschallís along with Lincoln City Clerk Peggy Bateman. Bethany
Rademaker, who is running for county office in 2020 was present
along with a number of friends and family members of the Perschallís.
With cooler temperatures outside, the ceremony was brief as Nila
Smith of the Lincoln Daily News Ribbon Cut Crew welcomed everyone
and congratulated the Perschalls and thanked them for bringing
another new business to Lincoln.
Introductions were made of Bob and Sonja and their children Kaitlyn,
Sammi, Mollie, Robbie, and Devin. Devin the youngest of the five was
especially excited about the ribbon cutting and got to help with the
Smith commented that this was the ideal time of year to be starting
a new business of this type because Christmas is coming. Inside the
shop there are dozens of items that can be personalized for gift
giving and personalized gifts can be very special.
Sonja spoke on behalf of the family. She said that
she wanted to thank those who came out for the cut. She added that
she and Bob are very excited to start a new chapter in their lives
and greatly appreciate all the support they have received.
Mayor Goodman also had a few words to say, noting
that he has heard about some of the products the Perschalls have
made for friends and that they were happy with the product and the
service. He thanked the Perschallís for investing in Lincoln and
wished them well.
With that it was time for pictures then the traditional snipping of
the ribbon. Sonja, Bob and Devin did the honors at the end of the
After the cut everyone was invited back inside where it was a bit
warmer. Hot beverages were available along with a variety of morning
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Guests returned to the shop and spent time visiting, munching on
sweets and taking a look around at all the items available for sale.
According to Sonja there are some items in the
shop that can be personalized, but donít have to be. She noted some
quilted handbags, as an example, saying that they have had customers
take those as is without adding any personalized messages.
The shop offers shirts and sweatshirts in a wide variety of styles
and colors. They also have mugs, can cozies, key chains and several
other items that can be personalized. In addition to all that, they
have hair accessories that are sold as is and many other cute things
that would be perfect for gift giving this holiday season.
If you havenít made it into Hot Frog just yet, be sure to do so
soon. The shop is open Tuesday through Saturday and closed on
Monday. Hot Frog Designs is located at 501 Woodlawn Road in Lincoln.