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Thursday, June 19, 2014

What do you think about the rejection of a commercial event in the Town Hall community room? What about commercial events in the auditorium?

A local vendors' group did not receive Ligonier Borough Council's blessing to sell their products at the Town Hall community room.
At a June 12 meeting, Councilman Jim McDonnell explained that Ligonier Vendors had applied to hold several events there so that vendors could set up tables and sell their wares, with Ligonier Vendors charging $60 per table.
According to the group's Facebook page, some of its participating vendors include Tastefully Simple, Scentsy and Thirty-One Gifts.
McDonnell saw the borough as “functioning here as a conduit to promote a commercial business in Town Hall without permits,” adding that he does not feel Town Hall's purpose is to hold commercial events.

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