Artful Office joins Shoppes on 2nd


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Posted Online: Feb. 25, 2013, 5:48 pm
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A ribbon-cutting will be held at 4 p.m. Friday at The Artful Office, a new business in The Shoppes on 2nd, a retail incubator at 1700 2nd Ave., Suite 1, Rock Island.
The Artful Office, owned by Nichole Jones, offers items for people who want to turn their office,business, or dorm into meaningful and functional workspace. It includesitems repurposed for the desktop, iPhone and iPad accessories, sustainablepaper supplies, and handmade art prints.
Services available include websiteand social media setup, classes on selling online and setting up afully functioning iPad cash register.
Hours forThe Shoppes on 2nd are11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Shops are closed Sunday and Monday.

















 



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