The Brave Sparrow

Chamber officials joined with Paige Haney and her family and friends for the ribbon cutting ceremony welcoming The Brave Sparrow to membership on Wednesday, Nov. 22. The store opened in Cedartown on Nov. 4. (Sean Williams/Standard Journal)

The Brave Sparrow is the newest Cedartown business to join the Polk County Chamber of Commerce. Owner Paige Haney opened her shop in November and has designed the retail environment with the hopes of offering unique gifts, home décor and apparel for shoppers of all ages and variety.

Since the store's Nov. 4 grand opening, Mrs. Haney has been selling goods made by local artists and other vendors along with name brands such as Umgee, Razz, Peacock Park, and Kalalou. Hoping to provide a variety for her customers.

The Brave Sparrow sits proudly at 557 N. Main St. Those looking to grab a holiday gift, shop for apparel , or decorate their home can visit the store on Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.. They are closed on Monday and Tuesday. You can also view the store and new arrivals on Instagram & Facebook.

The Polk Chamber of Commerce is a not-profit organization designed to help grow the Polk County area. With 258 mem-bers and counting, those interested in helping the community grow is encouraged to join. As a new member, The Brave Sparrow is now entitled to representation within the business community, access to vast amounts of business related re-sources, problem solutions offered by chamber resources and more.

Paige stated, "This is something I have been wanting to do for a very long time.” Haney said. "My husband Richie and I started renovating the location in September and we opened on Nov. 4. I wanted to open the shop before Christmas and we reached my goal.”

Some of the local artists in the shop are Paige's Sister-n-Law, Lisa Haney’s line of handmade leather cuffs and keychains called Grits and Grace art. Also Paige's father and his wife, Buddy and Cindy Stephens line, Fish Tales which is stained glass, and metal art. Shubaby, by Angie Shuman has her handmade baby items and the Brave Sparrow is also carrying Jessica Atkins jewelry line called Khayman Elizabeth Pearls.

Artists looking to get their own line in the store can contact Paige Haney by visiting the store in person or visiting the store's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/The-Brave-Sparrow-529247990751721/?ref=br_rs.

Customers can call 678-901-1133 to speak with Haney direct-ly.

Haney said “Our community has embraced my new adven-ture with open arms and I appreciate everyone’s support and I hope I can continue to grow and bring new fresh things to our community.”