Destin, Fla., June 22 –
On June 22, Destin Area Chamber of Commerce staff and ambassadors gathered to celebrate Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., with a ribbon cutting.
Headquartered in Oklahoma, it began as Greco, a miniature picture frame company in 1970. When David Green moved his business from the family’s garage to a 300-square-foot retail space in 1972, Hobby Lobby was founded. Today, Hobby Lobby has more than 650 stores across the nation that average 55,000 square feet in size. This major Oklahoma City-based private corporation offers more than 70,000 crafting and home décor products in its stores. Departments include floral, fabric, needle art, custom framing, baskets, home accents, wearable art, arts & crafts, jewelry making, scrapbooking, and papercrafting supplies. Store hours are Monday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. All Hobby Lobby stores are closed on Sunday.
Destin’s Hobby Lobby Store is located at 875 Harbor Boulevard, next to Target. For more information, call (850) 837-3002 or visit www.HobbyLobby.com