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Wedding dress returned 30 years after mix-up at a dry cleaner

“A woman from Ohio has helped reunite a family with their wedding gown; three decades after a dry cleaner unknowingly swapped it with a different dress. When Ame Bartlebaugh opened the box that held the gown her mother and aunt wore to their weddings, she was shocked by what she found inside. Instead of pulling out the sleeveless piece she had admired in so many pictures, she found a lacy dress with a hoop skirt she had never seen before. Turns out, the dry cleaning shop in Willowick, Ohio, her mother took the gown to in 1985 had given her the wrong one in return.” Read more here. Pilgrim Cleaners is family owned and operated too! We care about our customers. Give us a call today at 612-861-1697 or visit our website for more information....
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Getting your wedding dress cleaned

“After saying “yes” to the dress, some brides are saying “oh, no” to the cleaning bill. That was the case for Deborah Castle who was married in November 2013 but held off cleaning her dress after getting a quote that made her blanch instead of blush. “It was almost a thousand dollars,” said Castle. “That’s why it took a little while to get done.” The Maggie Sottero was her dream dress, layers of satin, beading from top to bottom and a 15-foot train that weighed almost as much as she did, but outdoor wedding photos and a rocking reception left the dress looking ragged and dirty.” Read more here. Pilgrim Cleaners is family owned and operated too! We care about our customers. Give us a call today at 612-861-1697 or visit our website for more information. ...
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drycleaning technology courses

Ninety years young, the Drycleaning and Laundry Institute’s (DLI) School of Drycleaning Technology released plans for seven new resident course sessions in 2018, it reports. In 2018, DLI’s school will offer three complete General Drycleaning courses (a combination of the Introduction to Drycleaning and Advanced Drycleaning), as follows:
  • Introduction to Drycleaning, Feb. 26-March 2 and Advanced Drycleaning, March 5-16.
  • Introduction to Drycleaning, July 16-20 and Advanced Drycleaning, July 23-Aug. 3.
  • Introduction to Drycleaning, Oct. 15-19 and Advanced Drycleaning, Oct. 22-Nov. 2.
Due to popular demand, an additional stand-alone Introduction to Drycleaning course will be offered in June 4-8,” Read more here. Pilgrim Cleaners is family owned and operated too! We care about our customers. Give us a call today at 612-861-1697 or visit our website for more information. ...
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