Representatives from the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce joined Mary Haynes, the owner of Kountry Nook Gift & Craft, for a ribbon cutting on May 8th. Family members also joined in the chamber welcoming ceremony. The Kountry Nook Gift & Craft store is located at 212 N. Capitol in Pekin. They are open Monday through Saturday from 9:30am to 5pm. Kountry Nook has over 50 talented crafters/ vendors. They also have unique one-of-a-kind gifts and needful items, a boutique room, and girlie stuff.