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All-Class Reunion: Building relationships key for McBride's longterm success


Tonia Copeland

Many Kimball High School graduates who live out of state still order from Flower Haven, according to owner Kay McBride.

Building relationships over the years has paid off for one local business with four generations of Kimball High School graduates - so much so that many of its orders come from KHS graduates who now live out of state.

Though the Flower Haven has changed hands many times in the last several decades, this local business is one that Kimballites have come to count on.

Kay McBride, the third of four generations of Kimball graduates, recalled several owners of the longtime Kimball business.

Bertha Fickes is the first owner McBride could recall. Fickes sold the flower shop to Avona Moss, who moved...

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