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Happy Spring everyone and welcome to The Showcase Magazines April/May issue, complete with another beautiful front cover, “Abigail’s Flowers” by artist Mary Sparrows. With so many events and occasions, from Easter and Passover to Mother’s Day, the Kentucky Derby, Cinco de Mayo to communions and graduations, be sure to use this issue as your go to for all your “Spring” and “Entertaining” needs!

Our LOCAL DINING, SHOPPING & SPECIAL EVENTS section continues to grow with each issue and is perfect to use as your guide to all your special celebrations! Furthermore, our HOME & GARDEN section is your “go to” with LOCAL businesses ready to assist you in sprucing up your home this Spring.

It wouldn’t be the Spring issue without our popular Showcase Salutes so please take the time to read about our featured LOCAL businesses and their amazing success stories, including Accents Dancewear, Forest Lodge and Sublime Salon and Day Spa. We also welcome you to enjoy our popular articles and columns brought to you by our expert writers.

In our 26th year of publication, The Showcase Magazine continues to give LOCAL merchants an affordable marketing vehicle to reach all new and longtime clients in their areas of expertise and in return, drive the consumers to LOCAL businesses. We have always been community driven as well as supporters of our LOCAL business community and in the spirit of Giving Back, The Showcase Magazine continues to feature three organizations in our Giving Back column. To view a list of organizations that we have helped support, please visit our website at www.theshowcasemagazine.net.

As with each issue, we welcome you to enter our Spring Word Find contest on page 20 for a chance to win a $35 gift card from Dolce Bene Ristorante Italiano in Martinsville! Just solve it, fax, email or mail it in. It’s that easy to win! If you want to show off your baby/toddler for a chance to win the Cutie Pie award, go to page 8 for all the details. We love receiving all your adorable baby pics!

The Showcase Magazine's digital version is available ON-LINE at www.theshowcasemagazine.net, on Twitter & Instagram @TheShowcaseMag and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheShowcaseMagazine. This allows our advertisers to increase their visibility and helps to promote their goods and services. Our ON-LINE Business Guide also continues to grow with over one hundred businesses and new additions joining with every issue!

Lastly, a sincere and heartfelt thank you to our readers and advertisers for supporting us and theLOCAL businesses and professionals of The Showcase Magazine. You have made it possible for us to give back to the community for the past 25 years and counting!

 As always, Patti and I, and The Showcase staff, wish you and your families a warm, sunny Spring season, many blessings, wonderful new beginnings and please remember…



Nina & Patti

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