Let’s Revisit This…Does Toms River Want a Hobby Lobby?
Let's Revisit this...does Toms River Want a Hobby Lobby? We had a huge response to this and who knows, maybe the folks at Hobby Lobby Corporate are watching and maybe you'll get your hobby store. It looked like the popular response was YES you wouldn't mind a Hobby Lobby store here in Toms River.
Also, while we are at it, what other towns in Ocean County would be great for a Hobby Lobby?
Hobby’s are good for one’s mind. According to Google “In fact, hobbies are great for mental health and can help us manage anxiety, stress, depression and more. After all, exercising your mind is just as important as exercising your body.” Especially since the Coronavirus Pandemic, many have stayed home and started hobbies…a great way to keep happy and productive during these times.
Do you have a hobby? I think photography would be my first hobby. I love taking my camera out and grabbing pics from all our adventures. I do it for fun and most of my equipment is very simple and nothing too expensive. When I was young I was into “rocks” and collecting all kinds. I even had a “tumbler” which is a machine used for polishing stones. I had a nice collection, but over the years I slowly lost interest. I do collect some rocks today, but they are usually from places I travel too. I only grab one and somehow make them memorable. I have rocks from Ireland, Iceland, Jamaica, Bahamas, Mexico, Canada, etc. Would be cool to grab a rock from Antarctica. So what is YOUR hobby? We have a friend of ours who does paintings at home and they are fantastic! We are even blessed to have a couple in our home and we love them.
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So back to our question, “Yes or No…Is Toms River Ready For A Hobby Lobby?”
I think it would be a nice addition and many times you say it’s one of the franchises you would like to see in Toms River. Our nearest Hobby Lobby is Howell in Monmouth County.
So where would you put a hobby lobby? There are many closed business locations so pick a spot you think would be good. Maybe write the company and say “hey come to Toms River”.
Maybe you think there is NOT a need for a Hobby Lobby and that’s fine too. If you feel this way post your reasons below and let us know why you say thumbs down 👎 to Hobby Lobby in Toms River.
Whatever your thoughts are, start a hobby and get that mind working out…you will feel better.