7/27 Business Digest

Quilt shops holding weekend shop hop
Eleven quilt shops in the region have joined together for the third annual Top of Texas Quilt Shop Hop, providing a weekend for anyone who enjoys quilting and fabric arts, according to a press release The Patchwork House. Free gifts will be available for quilt customers visiting the quilt shops Thursday through Sunday. Participating shops are

• The Patchwork House in Clovis;
• Malouf’s Fabrics in Friona;
• Fabric Dreams, Pam’s Quilting Corner, R&R Quilts and More, and Sister’s Scraps, all of Amarillo;
• Down Home Quilts in Dumas, Texas;
• This ‘n That in Spearman, Texas;
• Sands’ Fabrics in Pampa, Texas;
• Sew It Seams in Dalhart, Texas;
• Cheryl’s Quilt Corner in Guymon, Okla.

Funds awarded for cooperative advertising
New Mexico Economic Development Department Secretary Rick Homans announced July 13 the winners of this year’s Cooperative Advertising Awards Program. The following local entities received money, according to the EDD:

• Clovis Chamber of Commerce — $9,450
• Clovis Industrial Development Corp. — $12,000
• Clovis MainStreet — $2,100

Communities submit their proposals each year and are rigorously evaluated by a committee of department employees and representatives of communities around the state.

Business Digest is compiled by CNJ staff writer David Irvin. He may be contacted at 763-6991, or by e-mail: david_irvin@link.freedom.com