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Ribbon cutting held at J&R Door’s new location

| August 12, 2019

A ribbon cutting and grand opening was held Aug. 9 at J&R Door’s new location on U.S. 36. Josie Sellers | Beacon

COSHOCTON – Amy Stockdale, executive director of the Coshocton County Chamber of Commerce, was excited to do her second ribbon cutting with J&R Door, LLC.

“My first ribbon cutting seven years ago as director of the chamber was with them,” Stockdale said. “I have to tell you how proud I am to see where they started to being out here and with 19 employees.”

J&R Door recently relocated from its previous and much smaller location on Vine Street to a larger location on U.S. 36 near Wal-Mart. A ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration was held on Aug. 9 to celebrate the move.

“We are happy to have this presence here and for the support of the community all these years,” said Ron Wahl, who operates the business with his brother Brian, who thanked everyone for attending.

“This is great day that was a long-time coming,” Brian said.

Tiffany Swigert, executive director of the Coshocton Port Authority, was excited to see them refurbish a formerly empty building.

“You love Coshocton and enjoy serving us which we appreciate,” she said.

Coshocton County Commissioner Dane Shryock also thanked the Wahls for their involvement in the community.

“It takes a lot of time and guts to do what’ve you done,” Shryock said. “We appreciate what you’ve done for our community and look forward to what you can do in the future.”

Although Coshocton City Mayor Steve Mercer wished the business had remained in the city limits, he was still happy to see them grow.

“Anywhere we can gain employment is good for the city and the county,” he said. “You’ve done well.”

J&R Door is located at 48000 U.S. 36 and can be reached at 740-623-2782. They are open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, visit www.j-rdoor.com.

Category: Business

Josie Sellers

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I started my journalism career in 2002 with a daily newspaper chain. After various stops with them, I am happy to be back home! I graduated from Coshocton High School in 1998 and received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication in 2002 from Walsh University. I also earned several awards while working for daily papers, including being honored by Coshocton County’s veterans for the stories I wrote about them. I am honored and ready to once again shine a positive light on Coshocton County. I also am the proud mother of a little girl named Sophia!

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