Uncle Mike's Italian Cafe (new sign created by the Big Sandy High School Print Shop.) Courtesy photo

Big Sandy Chamber of Commerce President Dwayne Canup announced the recipient of April’s Business of the Month is Uncle Mike’s Italian Café. Located at the intersection of Hwys 80 and 155, Uncle Mike’s offers breakfast, lunch, and supper Monday through Saturday, 6am to 10pm. Two new additions are the $6.75 lunch specials served from 11am to 2pm. They also offer ‘Kulinary Kids Workshop’ on selected Saturdays. This activity opens the fabulous world of cooking…from classic Italian dishes to desserts…your kids will love this! Check their Facebook page – Uncle Mike’s Italian Café – for more information. Let’s support our local businesses.

Yard of the Month: Sonny Parsons on West Groves Street.

Mr. Canup also announced that Sonny Parsons has received the Yard of the Month honor. Mr. Parsons home on West Groves is a showplace of beautiful flowers. When he and Jane ‘downsized’ a few years ago from their large home on West Gilmer Street, the only thing that got smaller was the house! The yard is still perfectly groomed and beautiful.

Congratulations to both Uncle Mike’s Italian Café and Sonny Parsons for their efforts. If you have suggestions for Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month or Yard of the Month, you may contact the Chamber at