hree area businesses welcomed the public to celebrate their grand openings last week in southeastern Lycoming County.
On Wednesday, July 31, Dohl’s General Construction, 37 N. Main St., Hughesville held a public reception to observe their expansion into the former Santander Bank building, next to the Post Office.
“We’ve outgrown our former business,” Beth Dohl said, motioning to the unoccupied building directly across the street. The company specializes in whole house or small project renovations. More information about their services can be found at (570) 312-0050 or by visiting dohlconstruction.com.
On Thursday, Aug. 1, a building dedication and tour occurred at Heritage Springs , 878 Old Cement Road, Montoursville.
Then on Saturday, Aug. 3, a festival-like atmosphere greeted the public at Wolf Run Veterinary Clinic and Animal Hospital in Muncy Township. Now under the ownership of Dr. Amy Phillips, D.M.V., the new building is located directly behind the original building at 279 Route 220 Highway.
Doors opeed at 10 a.m. and a variety of activities were until 3 p.m., including an agility presentation by the Williamsport Dog Training Club. Tours of the state-of-the-art facility, as well as a meet-and-greet with staff members were offered.
Additionally, a public safety demonstration by the Muncy Township Fire and Police Department, bounce house and giveaways occurred throughout the day.
For every person who attended the open house event, Dr. Phillips will donate one dollar towards the Lycoming County A.S.P.C.A.
The centuries-former Grange Hall building will be demolished in preparation for a four-lane entrance, also due to the upcoming Geisinger “HealthPlex” located nearby.
“It served us well,” Dr. Phillips said, adding that a portion of the interior wood will be used in the future for a home she and her husband Josh are building.