Arc of Acadiana Northwest Announces Opening of Resale Stores and the Gardens Northwest

May 6th, 2013 | Press Releases

(Bossier City, La.) – Arc of Acadiana Northwest announces the opening of seven resale stores and a nursery and plant pottery business, The Gardens Northwest. All seven resale stores and The Gardens Northwest are located at the Arc of Acadiana Northwest campus on 5401 Shed Road. The resale stores are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., and The Gardens Northwest is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. All of these businesses are open to the general public.

Arc of Acadiana CEO Kenny Patton says, “We are extremely excited to introduce the Arc resale clothing stores and The Gardens Northwest to the Shreveport-Bossier markets. These enterprises have been successful at our other Arc locations around the state and will provide meaningful employment to our clients and residents at our Bossier location.”

The resale stores include storefronts for men, women and children’s clothing; household and decorative items (with the exception of furniture); books, DVDs, CDs and more. All items are gently used and are priced for great value. Donations are accepted on campus at any time in the orange drop box located in the parking lot, and all donated items are sorted on The Arc of Acadiana’s Northwest campus. In addition, The Gardens Northwest provides new pottery, garden décor and statues, seasonal annuals, bushes, hanging baskets and small shrub plants at the best possible prices.

Arc of Acadiana Northwest Director April Lee says, “Since privatization, the Arc of Acadiana team of directors has instituted positive change on this campus. We are excited to provide our clients and residents with the opportunity to work in these business enterprises and interact with their peers and the community.”