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Provide food and more — The Wellsburg Chamber of Commerce and city officials helped Chelsi Parr, owner of Parr’s Treasures, celebrate her move to a new location. She provides hot food every day in addition to a variety of gift items. Chamber of Commerce member Tretha Thomas. Parr, her stepmother and father, Jackie and Gary Parr. Chamber of Commerce members Nancy Walker and Evan Cuomo. Mayor Dan Dudley and Mayor Steve Magshak. — contribution

WELLSBURG — Parr’s Treasures has moved to a new location, 1438 Commerce St., adding a variety of hot food selections to the many unique gift items the business offers.

Business owner Chelsea Parr said she noticed demand for freshly made lunch items available for takeout while operating from her former Charles Street location.

Parr said the new Route 2 location, which some may remember as the site of a Christian bookstore many years ago, would provide additional space for preparing food, which she said He added that he provided “Everything is made from scratch.”

“When you come here, you get something that looks like it came right out of grandma’s kitchen. And I use a lot of my grandma’s recipes.” she said.

Each day, Parr serves soups of the day, from chili to beef stew, and other hot entrees such as sandwiches, cinnamon rolls and other baked goods.

They’ll be posted on Parr’s Treasures Facebook page the previous week, but potential customers can also find out what’s on her stove that day by calling (304) 312-9184. increase.

“We’re just testing the waters to see what sells best. We finally have a regular menu.” she said.

According to Parr, cream of turkey biscuits and pepperoni rolls are among her top sellers.

Walk-ins are welcome, and there are some seats for those who want to take a break with a cup of coffee, Parr said. “But some people call ahead to make sure it’s ready when they come and that it’s not sold out.”

She says she likes to support other local businesses whenever she can, using produce from Wellsburg’s Family Roots Farm and keeping the example of Kirk’s Ice Cream, a St. Clairsville-based company. I said yes.

Before Christmas, Par also prepared a lot of cookies and other sweets. She is looking forward to having her bouquet of candies for her Valentine’s Day and her homemade chocolates for Easter.

A versatile entrepreneur who also has a photography business, Parr prepares candy-filled Easter eggs for special events.

“We’ve been doing that for four or five years.” She added that she buried anywhere from 35 to several hundred eggs for such occasions.

“There was a person who ordered 500, and it was fun.” Parr estimates he filled a total of 2,000 to 5,000 eggs in one year.

Parr has brought many of the wares it used to sell on Charles Street to its new location, from locally made jewelry and seasonal and year-round décor to t-shirts and tumblers that can be personalized with names, photos and a variety of designs. rice field.

She said it was her boyfriend, Eric Woodburn, who was integral in helping her move. Her father and stepmother, Gary and Jackie Parr. and teenage nephew, Austin Parr.

Parr also thanked the Wellsburg Chamber of Commerce and the community at large for supporting the business.

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