Common Goods, owned and operated by Bridges of Hope, has a new location in Crosslake at 35562 County Road 66, in addition to the original thrift store located in Brainerd/Baxter and which is celebrating its sixth anniversary this month.

Bridges of Hope invites the public to attend a grand opening/anniversary sale at both locations Thursday and Friday, Sept. 24-25. Shoppers will be treated to coffee, cider and treats in addition to daily sales, drawings and double punches on their frequent shopper cards.

Shopping hours at both locations are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Donations made to Common Goods are kept local and proceeds from sales at both stores benefit families served at Bridges of Hope.

For information about Bridges of Hope and Common Goods, visit or like the Bridges of Hope & Common Goods pages on Facebook.