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Davenport, Iowa, September 3, 2007:  On Saturday, September 15 Blue Sky Gifts and Home Décor and Java Station Espresso Café, both located at 1018 Mound Street in the Village of East Davenport, are celebrating their first annual Grand Fall Open House. Visitors are invited to stop in and enjoy complementary refreshments, drawings for gift certificates and baskets, coffee and tea tasting, Smoothee tasting for kids plus other fun specials throughout the day.

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Java Station Espresso CafÃ?© offers a pleasant place to relax and enjoy refreshments before or after a fun shopping experience at Blue Sky. Both shops provide a friendly and warm environment where satisfied customers are the most valuable ingredient to their growing businesses.

DeEtte Sexton, owner of Blue Sky, opened her shop on April 1 offering whimsical and unique gift items, jewelry, baby and wedding gifts, greeting cards, gift bags and a nice variety of home accessories and framed art. Behind the tiny storefront lies a big store thatâ''s size surprises all first-time customers. DeEtte prides herself in providing excellent customer service and an ever changing mix of very affordable specialty merchandise, always with something to make you smile and touch your heart.

Ã? Ã? Ã?  Celebrating their one year anniversary as owners of the Java Station Espresso CafÃ?©, Pam and Vic Crome are excited about investing in the growth of the East Village business community. In addition to the rich espresso, specialty coffees and teas, delicious natural fruit smoothees, blended iced coffee drinks, chai tea, jumbo muffins and bagels, Pam added locally-baked Bettyâ''s Cookies and Barbâ''s authentic Italian biscotti. Customers are pleased with the shopâ''s new look, expanded hours, free wireless internet, outdoor seating, and the new self-serve counter and single cup â''pour-over brewing stationâ' and as they leave the shop their comment is usually, â''Ummm, that is good. I love this place.â'

Ã? Ã? Ã?  Being â''next door neighborsâ' is a personal temptation for both owners. Pam says she finds something to purchase every time she â''goes next doorâ' and DeEtte has a special taste for the CafÃ?©â''s new brewed Camellia iced tea and locally baked Monster Cookies. â''I watch for the fresh delivery every Tuesday!â' she says with a smile.

Blue Sky hours: M-Sat:10a â'" 5p; Sun: 12 â'" 3pÃ? Ã? Ã? Ã? Ã? Ã? Ã? Ã? Ã? Ã?  CafÃ?© hours: M-F: 6a â'" 7p; Sat-Sun: 7a â'" 6pm Ã? Ã? Ã? Ã? Ã? 

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