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New Business --Lizzy's Ice Cream & Sandwich Shop

February 26, 2006

Name of business: Lizzy's Ice Cream & Sandwich Shop

Owners: Colby and Sandy Houpt

Address: 2753 Buchanan Trail West, Greencastle, Pa.

Opening date: Dec. 1, 2004

Products and services: Hot and cold subs, soups, seafoods and ice cream - more than 35 flavors of Breyers and Hershey's hand-dipped and soft-serve

Market area: Greencastle, Upton, Mercersburg, State Line and Marion

How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "When the previous business (Hill Crest) closed, we missed having somewhere nearby to get something to eat. This has always been close to home and it's been a good way to get our family involved as well as business knowledge for the kids."

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Previous business experience: "Sandy has done some of this kind of work before in England. Colby has all of the mechanical knowledge to keep the place up and running."

Number of employees: 11

Hours: Tuesdays through Sundays, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; closed Mondays

Telephone: 717-597-2888

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