Welcome Ashley DeRamus and Ashley by Design.  The City of Leeds and Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon cutting at Ashley by Design celebrating their grand opening at the Shops of Grand River on Friday. Mayor Pro-Tem Kenneth Washington along with Ashley DeRamus and a host of city and business leaders cut the ribbon on Friday.  Ashley, a young lady with Downs Syndrome, launched Ashley by Design to support the Ashley DeRamus Foundation and its charities. The boutique sells women's clothing, accessories and specialty artwork.

Be sure to stop in to shop. Ashley is a delightful and she has some beautiful merchandise.  To read more about Ashley and the boutique opening, please view press release at:  https://leedsareachamber.com/ashley-by-design/

For more information about Ashley, Ashley by Design and the Ashley DeRamus Foundation, please visit AshleybyDesign.com and  AshleyDeRamusFoundation.org 

The Outlet Shops of Grand River is located at 6200 Grand River Boulevard East, Leeds, Alabama  35094 conveniently located right on I-20 just minutes from Birmingham and Anniston.  For more information about this new shop and The Outlet Shops of Grand River, please visit www.shopsofgrandriver.com.

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The Outlet Shops of Grand River is located at 6200 Grand River Boulevard East, Leeds, Alabama  35094 conveniently located right on I-20 just minutes from Birmingham and Anniston.  For more information about this new shop and The Outlet Shops of Grand River, please visit www.shopsofgrandriver.com.
Welcome Ashley DeRamus and Ashley by Design.  The City of Leeds and Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon cutting
Welcome Ashley DeRamus and Ashley by Design.  The City of Leeds and Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon cutting
Welcome Ashley DeRamus and Ashley by Design.  The City of Leeds and Leeds Area Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon cutting

Ashley by Design Ribbon Cutting Photo L-R:  Fred Britt – Power Laser Cut (Chamber Board), Danny Van Deventer – America’s First Credit Union, Demetrius Riley-Grand River Guest Services Supervisor,  Allana McCain- Grand River Administrative Assistant, Adam Armstrong-Grand River Operations Manager, Connie DeRamus – Ashley’ Mom & Store President, Ashley DeRamus – Store Owner, Ken Washington – Mayor Pro-Tem, Sandra McGuire – Chamber Executive Director, Jeannie Cole – Grand River Property Manager.

Ashley by Design Group Photo L-R:  Connie DeRamus (Ashley’s Mother & Foundation President), Ashley DeRamus & Gary Kannegiesser (Foundation Executive Director)

 Photos Courtesy of Dona Bonnett.