‘We’re right here, we’re open.’
LA PINE, Ore. (KTVZ ) — Companies in La Pine are gearing up for a comeback, and plenty of enterprise house owners are making adjustments to their institution in order that company really feel protected.
La Pine Florists and Items has already put down path tape on the ground to information company from the doorway to the contemporary flowers, ending on the register. The enterprise will proceed curbside pickup, as a lot of their orders are completed over the cellphone.
Workers will likely be required to put on masks within the store and prospects are inspired to do the identical. The store additionally does no-contact deliveries for purchasers, and the choice remains to be obtainable for many who don’t really feel comfy.
Proprietor Sandie Lichtenhaan says for the reason that closure they’ve had problem sourcing flowers as their primary distributor closed down. She believes the reopening will likely be a sluggish and gradual course of however says the la pine group has been supportive.
“Everyone has been so useful and appreciative that we’re right here and we’re open,” Lichtenhaan mentioned Thursday. “Since they can not see their households or their mothers and dads they need to ship flowers to. So we’re right here, we’re open. Now we have flowers, and we’re able to ship them to your family members.”
Whereas Lichtenhaan makes adjustments to her store indoors, the Harvest Depot Restaurant in La Pine is making adjustments outdoors their restaurant and indoors.
The Harvest Depot has been working for 17 years, and now they’re going to have a brand new tent and outside seating for company to take pleasure in meals open air.
The restaurant plans to reopen the within, however will solely enable seating for 3 tables to take care of the required six-foot separation. The breakfast and lunch menu is now drawn on dry erase boards, and there will likely be one-time-use printed copies for the visually impaired.
Proprietor Joel Brader says this reopening will likely be sluggish and intentional for the Harvest Depot, to make sure the security of company.
“We’re grateful that we’re one of many companies that may open, not like a few of the retail shops, stadiums and church buildings that may’t do mass seatings but,” Brader mentioned.
“We can have very restricted seating, three tables. That is not a lot, however three is healthier than none, and we’re asking folks to make reservations and work with us, as a result of we’re doing what we will. We’re not going to jeopardize stuff simply to get extra tables in right here.”
Each house owners, Lichenhaan and Brader, mentioned they’re excited to reopen, and are grateful to the La Pine group for his or her assist throughout this time.
— to ktvz.com