• Lorna Hamilton

Picture This & That Grand Opening

A new toy and picture framing store opened in Vermilion’s Lakeland Mall in Mid October called Picture This & That.

Store owner Cindy Hines is born and raised in Vermilion and held her grand opening on November 20.

The toy store boasts many types of toys from the Melissa & Doug toy line as well as an assortment of puzzles and crafts.

“We also do custom picture framing, vinyl work on trinkets and t-shirt printing,” said Hines.

In addition from items for sale Hines will be offering crafting classes a couple times a month and will be hosting Santa pictures by appointment and Santa letter drop-off.

Vermilion Town Mayor Caroline McAuley as well as Economic Development officer for the Town of Vermilion Mary Lee Prior were in attendance with Mayor McAuley presenting Hines with a thank you plaque.

“I’m so excited to see our business community continuing to grow in Vermilion,” said Mayor McAuley excitedly. She also went on to say that Hines was a recipient of support from the Retail Development Incentive Program from the Town.

“It is a huge support, and I very much appreciate it,” said Hines.

She also added that with COVID the biggest challenge is receiving her products as shipping has been very slow.


From left, Mayor Caroline McAuley presenting Picture This & That owner Cindy Hines with a thank you plaque from the Town of Vermilion. Photo Lorna Hamilton

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