Originally published by Capital at Play. Excerpt below, read entire article here.
Written by Fred Mills
At ladies’ clothing boutique Monkee’s of Blowing Rock, Jess and Kenneth Wehrmann want their customers to feel they’re at home.
As children growing up in Wilkesboro, both Jess and Kenneth Wehrmann would frequently come up to the Blue Ridge Mountains with their families to cool off, sightsee, hike, and shop. Many years later, when an opportunity arose to become part of the mountain community permanently, the now-married couple didn’t hesitate; they already knew and loved the area.