BARGAINS BECKON

Church Mouse re­sale store will re­open Mon­day morn­ing

Palm Beach Daily News - - FRONT PAGE - By EL­LIOTT WENZLER

When mem­bers of The Epis­co­pal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea de­cided to open a non­profit re­sale store run solely by do­na­tions, naysay­ers told them they would be as “poor as a church mouse,” but af­ter 48 years, the Church Mouse is open­ing its doors for yet an­other sea­son.

The Church Mouse will open at 10 a.m. Mon­day with its lat­est haul of an­tiques, jew­elry, cloth­ing and fur­ni­ture.

Those who attend the grand open­ing can be the first to sort through this year’s se­lec­tion of do­na­tions, in­clud­ing lightly used gowns, accessories and art, all of which are be­ing sold at a dis­counted price. Some of the store’s items are de­signer-made and some are one-of-akind pieces, said Daisy Al­varez, the gen­eral man-

El­liott Wenzler / Daily News

The Church

Mouse, run by The Epis­co­pal Church of Bethesda-bythe-Sea, re­sells do­nated an­tiques, cloth­ing and jew­elry and uses the pro­ceeds for out­reach projects in Palm Beach County. Here’s a look at one dis­play in­side the shop.

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