COVID-19 numbers: May 21

April Steele and her husband Jon Steele opened Designer Balloon Boutique, a party supply store that specializes in balloons, to help fill a void.

The couple opened the business at 18109 Dixie Highway in Homewood on Jan. 31. Steele said her store provides less expensive options than what could be offered by a party planner, but classier options than doing everything yourself.

Steele said she’s been working as a wedding coordinator for the past six years, and for the past four years she’s gotten really into balloon design. She hopes Designer Balloon Boutique can fill the void left . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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