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Get a behind-the-scenes look at some of the GREAT businesses located here in downtown. Get to know the owners and their products from checking out their answers to a series of fun questions!
What is the name of your business and who is the owner(s)?
Tennies Jewelry Rebecca Juedes
What service(s) and/or product(s) do you offer?
Designer Jewelry, custom jewelry, in house goldsmith, appraisals, watch batteries, friendly knowledgeable sales staff.
What inspired you to start your business?
Tennies is 100 years old! We are the oldest Jewelry Store in the Fox Cities. August Frisch my grandfather bought store when Carl Tennie passed away. My father Brian Frisch bought it from him 1992. Both him and my mom have decided to semi-retire and I recently bought the stores in January. I am so excited and proud to keep the stores running as a family own business for three generations.
What are 3 words that describe your business?
Awesome, friendly, professional
If your business had a theme song, what would it be?
Rihanna - Diamonds
What's the best piece of advice you've ever been given?
Work hard, play hard
What's something about your business nobody knows?
That we used to be located where the Red Lion currently is, we had to move when the hotel was built the 70’s.
What do you love most about being in Downtown Appleton?
The atmosphere and all the different things to do. When I am not working it is fun to check out all the other shops and grab a bit to eat at one of the many great restaurants/bars.
What 3 items would you take with you on a deserted island?
First my husband, I would not want to be alone, he is a builder and outdoors enthusiast so he would be helpful to have around. Second my phone so I could call someone to come get us and I would have music to listen too. Third sunglasses-I hate squinting.
Something else fun and unique about your business you want to share?
We have a treasure chest for kids when they come in. It is always filled with ring pops and other fun things. The kids really like it.Learn more about Tennies Jewelry and plan your visit, check them out on Facebook! Click here.