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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Three Mitchell Businesses to Celebrate Grand Opening on July 15th

MITCHELL - JULY 7, 2023 - Three new Mitchell Businesses and their owners are ready to celebrate with the public at a Grand Opening that will be held on July 15th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Photo: A grand opening of three Mitchell Business will be held on Thursday July 15 from 10:00 to 6:00 pm the public is invited with food vendors along with prizes at the event

The ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 11:00 am on July 15th and the public is asked to join them for the celebration.

Anchor & the Ark Tattoo Studio, Platinum Boutique, and Uncle Beans Custom Designs have been opened since November. The location of their business is at 309 State Road 60 East in Mitchell, Indiana.

The three business owners include, Leah DeWesse, Plat Hair Boutique, Brad DeWesse, owner designer Uncle Beans Custom Designs, and Bobby Moore, owner, artist, Anchor and the Ark Tattoo Studio opened on November 1, 2023.

The family is excited to be all under one roof and provide their product and services to Mitchell and surrounding communities.

Photo: Plat Hair Boutique

" I have done hair for 25 years and this opportunity came about and all three of us came together and decided we will have our own business," said Leah Dewesse.

The Plat Hair Boutique offers services to both men and women by appointment only which include perms, coloring, eyebrow waxing, hand massages, and nail tech services

Dewesse can be contacted by calling 812-653-1423.

There are two other hair stylists who are Lori Lefevor, 812-797-2630 and Michelle Miller Davis, 812-583-2127, Alivia Hall is the nail stylist.

" Business at the location is easy to find, and has been going well for us since we have started,"

The husband and wife team, and brother in law decided to be under one roof after the building became available and all three just jumped on the idea.

Brad Dewesse, the owner of Uncle Beans Custom designs making T-Shirts, tumblers, 3-D prints, other products and services such as embroidery.

This includes hats, shirts, bags and laser engraving on wood products and cups. Uncle Beans Custom Designs is opened Monday-Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday - Friday. Uncle Beans Custom Designs can be contacted by calling 812-653-7674.

All the businesses can be found on Facebook.

Photo: Brad Dewesse shows some of his work at Uncle Beans Custom Designs

"This is a nice to work in a family atmosphere," said Brad Dewesse.

There are several products, food vendors such as 812BBQ and Black Dog will be on hand at the grand opening.

" I have been doing this for over 16 years, and I just love art," said Bobby Moore, owner of Anchor & the Art Tattoos

Photo: Mitchell High School Senior Ethan Turner gets a tattoo Thursday afternoon at Anchor & the Art Tattoos in Mitchell, Indiana

" I like the challenge of creating something that the customer wants and enjoy. I few pieces that I done that felt like was just awesome and fund creating,"

The business hours at the Anchor & the Art Tattoos is open from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday - Friday by appointment.

Ethan Turner a Mitchell High School Students shows his tattoo after completion Thursday afternoon

The Lawrence County Zephyr will be on hand for the grand opening on Thursday.

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" We are custom design shop, we do not do any piercings here. Providing safe and clean environment for the customers" added Moore.

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