Monday, May 9, 2016

MAY Redmond Historical Society Speakers Program

Saturday, May 14th
Ben Franklin Crafts & Frames: The History of Redmond’s Iconic Store
10:30am – noon (Doors open 10:00)
Redmond Historical Society Speaker Series
Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center
16600 NE 80th St., Redmond, WA.
$5 suggested donation for non-members
Speakers subject to change.

Bob and Shirley Ferguson began their Ben Franklin Variety store on May 29, 1975 with five employees. Today it has evolved into a highly successful modern-era craft and frame store with over eighty people on staff including their sons who are now leading the company. Join Bob and Shirley as they share the story of their business and recollections of Redmond over the years. 

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