How did Barrett-Jackson get started and in what year? In 1963, Tom Barrett placed an ad in the newspaper for a 1933 Cadillac Town Car. My dad, Russ Jackson, responded; and although that deal never materialized, the two bonded over their love of classic cars. Beginning in 1967, they staged a car show and parade … Continue reading “QUESTIONS FOR … CRAIG JACKSON”


Questions for Evans Furs

How long has your company been in business and where did it all start? We have been in business since 1987. It was purchased from Evans corporate (now defunct) in 1990 when the store was in Biltmore Fashion Park. In 2000 we moved to Fashion Square and then moved again to Zocallo Plaza in North … Continue reading “Questions for Evans Furs”


5 Questions for . . . Yvonne Fedderson and Sara O’Meara founders of Childhelp

How did Childhelp begin and in what year? Sara: This is Childhelp’s diamond anniversary celebrating 60 years of miracles. In 1959, we were part of a government-sponsored goodwill tour singing for the troops in Japan. During a terrible typhoon in Tokyo, we rescued 11 half-American, half-Japanese orphans on the street know as “throwaway children” due … Continue reading “5 Questions for . . . Yvonne Fedderson and Sara O’Meara founders of Childhelp”

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