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2018 Woman Owned Business of the Year!

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The Jefferson Chamber has named The Basketry the 2018 Woman Owned Business of the Year.  What a special honor!  Here is a look at some of the folks that made this possible.  Thank you to all present and past team members, as well as our customers for shopping with us.  Without you, this would have not been possible.  It takes a team to do what we do!!


We’re throwing things wayyyy back with a few of those pictures, but it’s always fun to look back and remember those that helped The Basketry get where it is today!  THANK YOU!

One of the best things about being a small business is our ability to support local philanthropies and families.  We are very proud to carry products that give back.  Currently, we carry more than 25 lines that give back!  We have a wrapping for tips program that encourages customers to tip us for our complimentary gift wrap.  Each month we donate hundreds toward fundraising programs in the community.

In the past year, we’ve created a gift box called “Big Easy Big Heart.” We donate a shelter gift box for every gift box purchased.  We’ve donated more than 150 shelter boxes since it’s conception.  Click HERE to see this awesome gift on our website!

Here are a few pictures from special events that we have donated or participated in:

Relay For Life

Helping Baby Noah get his heart!  He’s doing great!!

Raising money for a local soccer club.

A book signing with Saint’s Micheal Lewis helped us raise money for a local family!

Our kid events encourage kids to work for themselves and be creative! These kids are designing their own Father’s Day gifts for dad!

We donated Pandora Bracelets for Mother’s Day to the battered women’s shelter.  Over 75 donated!  Wow!

The Arc of St. Charles visits us to learn how to use a cash register, gift wrap and smile big for customers!  Great work guys!

A HUGE shout out to my family for always supporting me.  I love you guys!  This picture was taken when the kids were little at our ground breaking for the new store!

Thank you Jefferson Chamber for recognizing us as the 2018 Woman Owned Business of the Year.  We have many wonderful things left to accomplish in the communities that support us, so stay tuned…

Kristi Brocato and The Basketry Creative Team


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