Vintage furniture store celebrates 20 years | Auburn Business Briefs

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• In Mint Condition is celebrating its 20th anniversary in business.

The store features vintage to new furniture, home decor, gifts and other accessories. Owner Michelle Jung said their specialty is finding unique hard-to-find items. She also said they offer one-of-a-kind gift-giving by combining the new with the gently-used.

The store offers eclectic styles, including country cottage, shabby chic, traditional and Victorian.

In Mint Condition is located at 912 Harvey Road. Store hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, please call 253-939-7504.

• TOP Food & Drug has promoted Kevin Oehler to store manager of the Auburn location at 1702 Auburn Way N. Oehler joined the company in 1991 and has been given numerous promotions, the last as the perishable manager at the Lake Tapps TOP Food & Drug. Oehler’s new responsibilities include managing the store’s employees, operations and support of community activities.

For more information, call 253-804-9606.

• Valu-Inn has now become GuestHouse Inn at 9 14th St. NW. Their new Web site is

For more information, call 1-800-21-GUEST.

• Elise Hughes of Bonney Lake, an independent sales consultant with PartyLite Gifts, Inc., recently enjoyed an expense-paid trip on the PartyLite 35th Anniversary Adventure at Sea Caribbean Cruise in recognition of her outstanding record of achievement as one of the company’s most successful sellers.

Hughes is one of the top independent sales consultants out of nearly 30,000 nationwide affiliated with PartyLite, the world’s largest direct seller of home ambiance products, including candles, candle accessories and home fragrance accessories.

Hughes began her own business with PartyLite in January 2005.

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