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Sweet opportunity for new owners of Fudge Town Interiors

Published: Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 11:30 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 11:13 a.m. CDT
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(CNA photo by SARAH BROWN)
Adam and Heather Downing relax for a moment on a sofa in their newlypurchased business, Fudge Town Interiors in Corning.

CORNING — Adam and Heather Downing of Corning are the new owners of Fudge Town Interiors in Corning.

Fudge Town Interiors was established in 1970 by Boyd and Cleo Fudge and operated on their family farm before relocating to the main street in Corning. After 15 years, their daughter Terri and son-in-law Jim Walter took over the family business. The Downings recently purchased the business and took over as owners the first week of January.

According to the Walters, Adam and Heather are committed to providing the same exceptional value and service the Walters have strived for over the years.

Heather, originally from Stanton, attended Southwestern Community College before transferring to Simpson College to obtain her bachelors in education. She taught at the elementary level at Creston Elementary School before pursuing her love of retail. Heather, now a licensed interior decorator, has been working at Fudge Town Interiors since mid-2012.

Adam, from Orient, also attended Southwestern Community College and Simpson College in pursuit of his bachelors in business. He is currently employed as a shift manager at Ferrara Candy Company, formerly known as Farley’s and Sathers, where he has worked for seven years. Adam is beginning the transition from Ferrara’s to Fudge Town Interiors to focus on running the new business.

“This is something we have always wanted to do,” said Heather Downing. “When the opportunity presented itself, we jumped on it.”

Fudge Town Interiors carries furniture such as TV cabinets, sofas, recliners, dining sets and more from Charles Schneider, Justice, Ashley, Lane, Best, Leick, Peters Revington and Chromcraft.

Their full line of flooring includes Shaw, Mohawk, Kraus and Supreme carpet, Quick Step and Alloc laminate, wood flooring by Mirage, Somerset, and Homerwood, vinyl flooring by Tarkett and a wide array of ceramic tiles and backsplashes.

Additionally, Fudge Town Interiors is chock full of decor such as Willow Tree figurines, frames, candles, mirrors, clocks, lamps and linens.

Other services offered are upholstery, installation and delivery of products. Fudge Town Interior’s installation team has more than 100 years of combined experience.

Grand opening

The Downings invite all to attend the grand opening of Fudge Town Interiors on Feb. 1 during normal business hours, 9 to 5:30 p.m.

The grand opening will include a Corning Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting, coffee, treats, live radio broad cast, and storewide sale.

A raffle will take place at the grand opening, giving customers and visitors a chance to win a new reclining couch, Best glider, chairside table and Willow Tree and Big Sky Carvers sculptures. Raffle tickets are on sale now through Feb. 1 and are one for $1 or six for $5. Half of the proceeds will be donated to Corning Main Street.

Fudge Town Interior’s normal business hours are 9 to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, 9 to 4 p.m. Saturday and closed Sunday.

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