Shop and Dine Day Fundraiser honors late Blacksburg employee

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BLACKSBURG (WSLS 10) - It's Sustainability Week in Blacksburg and people have the chance to pay tribute to a late public servant while supporting local businesses.

Monday is the Shop and Dine Day Fundraiser. Eleven businesses are participating in the event.

Proceeds from the day's sales will go to the Susan Garrison Fund. Garrison was a longtime Blacksburg employee who dedicated much of her career to sustainability efforts, before she died about five years ago.

Those who knew her said Garrison would be happy to know this fund is still going strong.

Participating businesses are:

  • Bollo's Cafe and Bakery
  • Cabo Fish Taco
  • Capone's Jewelry
  • The Cellar
  • Colley Architects
  • Fringe Benefit
  • Gillies
  • Greenhouse Board Shop
  • Main Street Inn
  • Sharkey's
  • Dr. Steve Jacobs, Optometrist