Broken Bow Chamber hosts GROW Award presentations Wednesday

The Broken Bow Chamber of Commerce presented two GROW Awards to member businesses on Wednesday morning. GROW Awards are presented to chamber members who are nominated for investing in their business, and therefore the community, through remodels, facility enhancements, product expansion, or by offering more services.

The Garden Center owners Ryan and Liz Anderson

The first GROW Award of the day was presented to Ryan and Liz Anderson at The Garden Center. Ryan and Liz recently completed a greenhouse project in March that had been in the works for over a year. Standing to the east of the other greenhouse on the grounds, the new greenhouse is 144 feet long by 30 feet wide.

The Garden Center is a year-round garden center located at 500 Thelma Street in Broken Bow. They house a wide variety of items from house plants and

The new greenhouse at The Garden Center stands 144 feet long and 30 feet wide

decorations to vegetables, annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees.


The West side of the Broken Bow square was the site of the second GROW Award of the day, at Sandhills Custom Creations. Owners Chaz and Trent Fecht recently purchased a large UV printer in order to expand their offering of in-house produced items for their customers. The printer is capable of doing large banners, a large variety of styles of stickers, as well as car decals and lettering. Chaz also thanked Art and Diane Anderson, the owners of the building, for the placement of new storefront windows.

Sandhills Custom Creations in Broken Bow does a wide variety of custom item work. Their store has items on display up front, all of which can be customized in some way. They offer embroidery, t-shirt printing, mugs, thermoses, hats, and do award and plaque creation as well. Sandhills Custom Creations is open Monday through Thursday from 9 to 5 and Fridays by appointment.

The new UV printer at Sandhills Custom Creations