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Fareway Corporate Expands to Downtown Boone

Posted on 02 October 2012 by KWBG

 

Ribbon cutting at Fareway Corporate Offices, downtown Boone

 

BOONE, Iowa—It’s been some time since Fareway Stores Corporate Offices were located in downtown Boone, but the company made a return Tuesday.  Continued growth and forced Fareway to take a look at alternatives and one was the former Bank of the West, HawkeyeFederal building at 715 8th Street.  Rick Beckwith told the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, Fareway retirees and employees, City Council members and others that one of the biggest hurdles was admitting they could be separated from the operations in the Boone Industrial Park.  Beckwith said Fareway is a fun business and business is fun.  A formal ribbon cutting was conducted in front of the offices at the corner of 8th and Arden Streets.

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