Amy Livergood Donner

SoMi loves Mother’s Day

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By Amy Donner…. One of the best days of the year in SoMi is the Saturday before Mother’s Day. There is a delightful gladness in the air – more than any other day of the year that says SoMi. Come to town on Saturday, May 7th. Visit your favorite merchants ...

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Welcome Aboard, RSMA!

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By Amy Livergood Donner…. The Red Sunset Merchants Association continues to grow for many reasons. For example, people correctly intuit that the current economic environment requires ‘getting back to basics.’ Most basic? Knowing and caring about the people, customers and fellow merchants in your community. In that spirit, let’s welcome ...

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Winnie the Pooh Day

Amy Livergood Donner

By Amy Livergood Donner…. Today, January 18th, is Winnie the Pooh Day. As a Pooh aficionado, when I ran across this bit of trivia I began casting the Red Sunset Merchants Association characters as the inhabitants of A.A. Milne’s Hundred Acre Wood. If you know Hans Huseby at Footwork’s, you ...

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Cream Beauty wins award

Stephanie Pardo of Cream Beauty decorated the winning window.

By Amy Donner…. Congratulations to Cream Beauty, at 5820 Sunset Drive, winner of the 2010 Red Sunset Merchants Association Holiday Window Decorating and Spirit Award. The Holiday Spirit Contest recognizes and rewards the Red Sunset business that displays the most holiday spirit. The Red Sunset Merchants Association Board of Directors ...

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Barbara Acker leads the parade

Elves greeting Santa

By Amy Donner…. Chant with me…. Barbara Acker, Barbara Acker, Barbara Acker. On behalf of all elf lovers in South Miami and beyond, we thank you for single handedly producing the best Santa’s Parade of Elves ever. More than 2,000 children dressed as elves, 80-plus acts, five staging areas and ...

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‘Shop Local’ best advice for 2010 holidays

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By Amy Donner…. This holiday season seems all about getting “a deal.” As we prepare to celebrate another holiday season in recession, your local merchants everywhere are carrying great merchandise at lower pricing. It’s no different in SoMi where our own merchants have done it in great taste, discarding junk ...

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