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Open for Business: BJ's Scrubs

Published: Saturday, June 30, 2012 1:15 a.m. CDT
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(Michael Krabbenhoeft/Special to Sauk Valley Media)
B.J. Wierschke sells scrubs, craft supplies, and scrapbooking supplies from her shop at 225 Eels Ave. in Dixon.

Address: 225 Eels Ave., Dixon

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Phone: 815-440-2613

What are your main products and services? I make and sell scrub tops, pants and jackets.

What’s new? I moved to my shop behind my house on Eels Avenue.

What makes your business special? I make all my scrub tops. Right now, I have 4,000 tops made and have 2,000 more cut out and slowly getting sewn.

How many do you employ? Just me.

Tell us a little about yourself. My name is B.J. Wierschke, and I am the owner. I am 76 years old. I play cards and belong to the Moose and Elks clubs. I have two children. Both are married.

Any additional comments? I also sell DMC embroidery thread and lots of supplies for scrapbooking.

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