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Open house sees much traffic at ribbon cutting

Open house sees much traffic at ribbon cutting Open house sees much traffic at ribbon cutting
By Ginna Young It was a perfect day for a ribbon cutting ceremony, as people lined up outside the newly constructed A& D Docks showroom Sept. 5. Owner Dustin Winrich moved the business from its original location, to a spot just up the road at the Cornell Industrial Airport Park on State Hwy. 27. “Speaking for Cornell, I want to thank him for building here and I hope he has many years of great success with his business,” said Cornell mayor Mark Larson. Winrich built the business from the ground up, servicing area home docks and now gives work to many employees. Several years ago, Winrich began the process of moving his business to the new site, which allows for more room and production. “He’s followed his dream, and he’s worked his butt off and he’s done very well,” said Winrich’s mom, Paulette Popp. A& D Docks not only installs and services docks/lifts, but also has many clients down for snow removal. Winrich always says how blessed he’s been and will see what the future holds for the business. “I’m just going to keep going forward,” said Winrich.   A&D Docks held a grand opening ceremony with a ribbon cutting by owner Dustin Winrich Sept. 5, with drawings and goody bags given away to those who attended. Present for the ribbon cutting, left to right, were Winrich’s mother Paulette Popp, Winrich’s stepdad Larry Popp, Cornell city administrator Dave DeJongh, Cornell City Council members Aimee Korger and Ashley Carothers, Winrich, Cornell mayor Mark Larson, Cornell City Council member Floyd Hickethier and A&D Docks employee Mark Gunderson. Photo by Ginna Young