Friends get balloons to march to the stage and surprise Bill Shacklett.
There were many smiles on Friday night as Gloria's surprise for her brother came together.
Everyone waited at the corner. When Kathleen Herzog said the phrase from the stage, the parade of balloons would begin.
Once on stage, Gloria Christy tells what's happening and invites her brother to join her in the celebration.
The stage is packed with friends and balloons.
Bill loves people, and gets a kick out of giving the balloons to the children.
A very proud wife, Rita, hugs her husband, Bill, for this business milestone.
A Main Street board member, downtown business owner and longtime community leader was surprised at Friday Night Live. It was 25-years ago that Bill Shacklett and Gloria Christy, brother and sister, purchased their family's business from their parents.
WGNS News caught some of the excitement . . .
With half the town in on the surprise, and Bill not having a clue, Gloria had an army of balloon toting friends march across the square and create the memory from the stage. It was touching as Gloria told their story and then gave a big hug to her brother. (photo below)
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