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Thirteen women-run businesses breathe new life into Jordan

Danielle Karlik, left, and Linda Boehm are co-owners of Da-Li Hodge Podge in Jordan.

Danielle Karlik, left, and Linda Boehm are co-owners of Da-Li Hodge Podge in Jordan. Photo by Ned Campbell.

— “Everybody knows everybody; it’s a little village,” she said. “But I get people from the surrounding area … as far north as Sodus. People that have been coming to me for years and years. I even get people here from Camillus where I live.”

Jordan’s women in business

Peg Mirra — Cabin Creek Antiques

Dorren Faber — Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Brook Dykins — Small Paws

Mickie Hendrix — Mickie's Shear Boutique

Catherine Ferris — Drake & Ferris (alterations and design)

Colleen Bennett — Bennett's Conservatory of the Arts

Danielle Karlik and Linda Boehm — Da-Li

Betty Dittmar — Creative Memories

Cindy Milton — Twisted Sister

Diane Fuller — Dark Horse Antiques

Marybeth Withey, Peggy Trivison and Nona Gormley — A Few Good Bananas

Tammy Simmons — Lily Pad

Teresa Vitale — TAV Design

She said it’s “wonderful, great and fantastic” to see so many women business owners joining her along Main Street.

“Because it wasn’t like that when I first started out,” she said. “It was still pretty much segregated. The man went to work … it was just the era.”

But as for owning one of those 13 women-run businesses?

“I never thought much about it,” she said. “I just go in and do my job.”

Ned Campbell can be reached at editor@eagle-observer.com.

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