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Tip Top Thrift Shop

History of Tip Top Thrift Shop

1955: Tip Top Thrift Shop began by Grace Howell Simonds to help local church secure a new building

1961: Tip Top shifted focus to helping local youth after successfully aiding church

1964: Tip Top relocated to South 24th Street

1975: Incorporated on March 31 by Lillian Armstrong and Alberta Holdrege

1990: Tip Top temporarily closed due to slow sales

1990: Tip Top reopened by Don and Bess Ruby at it's current location at 5910 Maple St

2011: Tip Top begins to donate proceeds to Youth Emergency Services