It's out with the old signage, photography and fixtures and in with the new at the Woodbury Marshall's.
Crews are expected to finish a "cosmetic upgrade" to the store in the Woodbury Village by the end of this month, said Laura McDowell, company spokeswoman.
The store at 7150 Valley Creek Road opened in 1998. "It was time for the Woodbury store to get an update," McDowell said.
Marshall's is a discount retailer that sells brand name family apparel and home fashions.
Attorney Jeanne M. Anderson will present "Use Trademarks, Trade Secrets, Copyrights and Patents" from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. The free session is part of the 2012 Business Owners' Law Roundtable series, and it includes lunch. Registration is requested. The session will be held at Anderson Legal Services, 226 E. Myrtle St. For information call 651-439-1389.
The Washington County Board honored Cheryl Bennerotte, of Woodbury, and Kathy Wenzel, of Hugo, as its Family Child Care Providers for 2012.
The board honors two providers annually in conjunction with the Minnesota Licensed Family Child Care Association's conference for family providers from across Minnesota. Bennerotte and Wenzel received their award during the board's June 12 meeting.
Bennerotte has been licensed for 31 years and was nominated for the award by a mother who as a child was cared for by Bennerotte and now has a daughter in her care. Wenzel has been licensed since 1994 and involves the children she cares for in community service, including packing shoeboxes with gifts for less fortunate children at Christmas and coordinating a food shelf collection day.
The Tavern Grill, known for its build-your-own menu, is serving fare in its third metro location, the former Apertif Restaurant and Bar.
The eatery opened earlier this month after owner Anoush Ansari "tavernized" the 10,000-square-foot space next to the Sheraton St. Paul Hotel on Bielenberg Drive near the intersection of Interstate 494 and Tamarack Road. It's open from 11 a.m. to midnight Mondays through Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday.
Members of the Cottage Grove Area Chamber of Commerce, their employees and nonmembers interested in learning more about the chamber are invited to "The Chamber Connection." The after-hours networking event will run from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bailey's Trail Gardens, 6750 103rd St. For information call 651-458-8334.A new look for Perkins
The Perkins Restaurant at 7165 E. Point Douglas Road S. is looking a bit brighter. A recent remodeling project included installing new inside lights and putting in a few more seats. The building's exterior was also spruced up. The restaurant, which was independently owned, is now corporately owned.
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