The Hope Chest, 1106 Derby Street, celebrated their membership in the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting on October 26th. David B. Craig, Executive Director, was joined at the ribbon cutting by employees, volunteers,supporters and representatives from the chamber. Open everyday from 8:30am to 8:00pm, the Hope Chest is a Pekin, family-friendly, non-profit thrift store. They are the home of $.99 clothing. You can shop there for all your family needs. They offer quality clothing, shoes, accessories, furniture, appliances, household, lawn and gardens,crafts, electronics, books, toys, and vintage merchandise. The Hope Chest in Pekin is Helping Other People Excel. More information is available at (309) 620-9043 or www.hopechestpekin.org. You can see more pictures from this and other chamber events at http://picasaweb.google.com/PekinChamber.