Tourism Partner Spotlight Mike Heck’s Trout Guides Fly Fishing School, Trout Guide Service & Hand Tied Bait

Tourism Partner Spotlight Mike Heck’s Trout Guides Fly Fishing School, Trout Guide Service & Hand Tied Bait

Mike Heck’s Trout Guides offers a wide variety of fishing related services and products such as fly fishing schools, year-round guiding, destination trips, books, hand tied leaders, hand tied flies, nymphs, dry flies, terrestrials, worms, streamers and eggs.

Mike Heck’s Trout Guides are currently available for in person guides and all products are available on the website www.fallingsprings.com for shipping via UPS or USPS.  The website also offers stream conditions and stream reports.  Mike Heck is available to discuss any fly fishing related business, issues or stream conditions by email (fallingsprings@outlook.com) or by phone at 717-321-5160.

A highly experienced fisherman, Mike Heck has been fly fishing for over 34 years, a professional guide/instructor for 18 years and his guide services have been in operation for 13 years.  Mike has written articles for Fly Fisherman Magazine, American Angler, Fish & Fly and Mid-Atlantic Fly-Fishing Guide and authors “Spring Creek Strategies”.   He is also a pro staff member for Regal Vises and pro member of Performance Flies.  A true fly-fishing expert!

With great knowledge and skill, Mike Heck’s Trout Guides can fully assist with all your fly fishing needs for all levels from beginner to expert!  Contact Mike today and help support local small businesses!  Fish Franklin County PA and you will be hooked!

Tourism Partner Spotlight: Alternative Choices Natural Foods and Supplements

Tourism Partner Spotlight: Alternative Choices Natural Foods and Supplements

Franklin County Visitors Bureau is teaming up with tourism partners to showcase the wonderful businesses and unique destinations that are located within Franklin County.

This edition of Tourism Partner Spotlight features Alternative Choices located at 32 North Allison Street, Greencastle, PA.

Alternative Choices is an independent health foods store owned by Tammy Young.  In business for 17 years, the staff is very knowledgeable about organic food and supplements.  Nutritional counseling and special orders are available upon request.

Alternative Choices offers a warm atmosphere with a host of products including immune support products, vitamins, organic skincare, teas, herbal remedies, children’s supplements, household products such as sanitizer and air purifying, pet products, aromatherapy oils and much more.

Alternative Choices is open to the public with a temporary change in hours – Monday through Friday 10 AM to 5PM and Saturday 9 AM to 3 PM in store or curbside service is available by calling 717-597-1228.

Visit Alternative Choices today for exceptional personalized service and all your natural health needs!  Support your local Franklin County small businesses today!

Tourism Partner Spotlight – Hip Gypsy Emporium

Tourism Partner Spotlight – Hip Gypsy Emporium

Franklin County Visitors Bureau is teaming up with tourism partners to showcase the wonderful businesses and unique destinations that are located within Franklin County.

This edition of Tourism Partner Spotlight features Hip Gypsy Emporium located at 2168 Mont Alto Road, Chambersburg PA in the former Duffield Elementary School.

Hip Gypsy Emporium is a totally unique and exciting place to shop!  The emporium has an eclectic atmosphere focusing on living an “enchanted” and “true” lifestyle offering unique home & garden décor, boho clothing & jewelry, teas/honeys/curds, essential oils/healing energy stones, windchimes and handcrafted Pollyannas, soaps & fragrance to include Inis (of Ireland), fairies/gnomes/mermaids, angel and oracle cards, Christmas shop and a variety of gifts.  Water is always available for hot tea sampling.  It is a must-see store with something for everyone!

Hip Gypsy also hosts the Magical Mystery Tour with live music festivals, primitive camping during Karmafest on Labor Day Weekend, Tea Tastings, Connecting to Spirit with Stacey and allows grounds to be utilized for community functions.

During the COVID19 pandemic, go virtual shopping via the Facebook page Hip Gypsy Emporium at Duffield or hipgypsyemporium.com.  Parking lot pick up or local delivery is available.  Visiting hours at the emporium are available Friday, Saturday and Sunday noon to 4 PM, contact them via Facebook private message or email zuzuspetals142@gmail.com for additional information.

In business since November 2014, the Hip Gypsy Emporium combines sisters Lori Lashley’s business, ZuZu’s Petals and Stacey Niedentohl’s business, Out of My Trunk as well as a few other individual vendors into one great emporium in the former Duffield Elementary School.  This combination provides a kindred spirit’s treasure trove and houses many artisan crafted pieces supporting small business, artists, American Made and Fair Trade.  Fair trade merchandise benefits causes such as fighting child trafficking and education of women in third-world countries.

Visit Hip Gypsy virtually today but plan to visit in person once pandemic restrictions have been lifted.  It is a one of a kind shopping experience that you will want to visit often!

Tourism Partner Spotlight by Becky Kellerman.

 

Tourism Partner Spotlight: Here’s Looking At You

Tourism Partner Spotlight: Here’s Looking At You

Franklin County Visitors Bureau is teaming up with tourism partners to showcase the wonderful businesses and unique destinations that are located within Franklin County.

This edition of Tourism Partner Spotlight features Here’s Looking at You located at 123 South Main Street in Chambersburg, PA.

Here’s Looking at You is a brick and mortar women’s boutique specializing in distinctive women’s clothing and unique accessories.  It is a fun place to shop where personalized attention is given to assist women in finding clothes they love to wear as well as a wonderful selection of accessories, fun greeting cards and gift items.

Penny Shaul has been the owner since August of 2004.  She enjoys bringing fun fashions to Downtown Chambersburg and loves helping ladies feel their best in the clothes they are wearing.

During the COVID19 pandemic, Here’s Looking at You has a variety of shopping options.  Visit the website or Facebook for photos and videos of items available for sale.  Orders can be placed by calling or Facebook messaging and soon via the website with free shipping or local delivery.  Virtual shopping is also available upon request.  Join the email list via the website to be the first to know about sales and special events in the store!

Visit Here’s Looking at You today at chambersburgboutique.com,, Here’s Looking at You at Facebook.com/hlay123, contact via phone 717-263-8529, or email shoplay123@gmail.com.

Article by Becky Kellerman