J-Z Bargains & Treasures in Minden opened its doors on December 18. Owners Joy and Zane Schaefer invite customers to come ‘make our bargains your treasures’. Opening a shop has been Joy’s dream, but it was a nightmare that got the ball rolling.
“Back in August I thought I had COVID. It turned out my main artery was blocked 99 percent so I ended up having a heart stent put in,” Joy explained.
The health scare was the nudge the couple needed to pursue Joy’s dream. Zane switched jobs so he would be home every night and told his wife she should open her store.
see January 20 Courier for full story