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Thrift Store third in state contest

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The Elgin Lions Club Thrift Store is located 108 N. Main St. in Elgin. Photo by Fernando Castro

The Elgin Lions Club Thrift Store’s partnership in downtown development has been noticed statewide.On Oct. 21, the Thrift Store finished in third place as finalist for the Best Downtown Partner honor in the 2022 Texas Downtown People's Choice Awards. Places were as follows:• First place — Burleson Farmer's Market, Burleson, 322 votes;• Second place —Arts!Longview, Longview, 185 votes;• Third place — Elgin Evening Lions Club Thrift Store, 148 votes;• Fourth place — Conroe Live, Conroe, 45 votes;• Fifth place — Bryan Broadcasting, Bryan, 15 votes.Finalists for the contest were recently announced in Austin. The Elgin Main Street Program released a statement of excitement and encouraged residents to vote for Elgin Lions Club Thrift Store on Texas Downtown’s Facebook page.The 30-year awards program ...

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