Kirkland Lake business closes its doors after 22 years

‘I just really like the individuals and I am just truly sorry that there couldn’t have been an less complicated way to go out,’ says enterprise proprietor

KIRKLAND LAKE – After running for 22 many years, a Kirkland Lake business enterprise has shut its doors.

Desk Leading Treasures to start with opened in September of 2001 and was owned and operated by Cynthia Fillion and her partner Henri.

Immediately after Henri died, Fillion manufactured the hard final decision to near the retailer on Jan. 31.

“It was a long run, it was a excellent business enterprise, and I had a good clientele. I am incredibly unfortunate to have experienced to do that but I couldn’t remain there by myself,” she stated.

What started out as a stitching enterprise slowly shifted into a enterprise catering to a multitude of demands, Fillion explained.

“It was a mixture of factors. I sew, so it began out to be a sewing area, but then my partner … he was undertaking photo enhancing and so we put together the two. We would do individualized t-shirts, mouse pads, and coasters … But as the many years handed, it variety of expanded,” she claimed.

What she’ll miss most about the business enterprise are the men and women.

“I just adore the clients and working with them and hoping to assistance them with any form of difficulties that they had. Whether or not it be fixing their garments or just serving to them decide on out anything distinctive for any individual that they actually cared for, which is the element I’m likely to skip most,” she explained.

On Jan. 31, Fillion took to her business’s Facebook webpage to announce its closure.

“I have enjoyed functioning with you and hope you learned as considerably from me as I did from you,” she wrote.

The post been given quite a few reviews from folks expressing their unhappiness and sharing reminiscences.

As to what’s upcoming for Fillion, she stated she’s left Kirkland Lake to are living in Sudbury with her son.

“I’m not going to do the stitching any longer for clothes repairs. That was receiving tricky since of my hands. My partner was assisting a ton and the staff members have been encouraging a lot to acquire things apart and I would put it back with each other, which was fine,” she mentioned.

“But now, mainly because I am accomplishing it on my own, I’m just going back into my crafts. I’m kind of heading backwards a very little little bit, but I’m really wanting ahead to it. I am likely to be generating newborn apparel, and stuffed toys. That’s the place I started and I’m heading back to it.”

Fillion desires to apologize to her prospects for possessing to shut the enterprise.

“I’m really sorry that it finished this way. I just really like the folks and I’m just truly sorry that there could not have been an much easier way to go out,” she reported.