The proprietor of Jules Bakery mentioned Friday she is not going to reopen her Marion enterprise.
“It’s with sorrow and bittersweet recollections that I inform you I’m not going to reopen the bakery,” Juli “Jules” Hardin posted on Fb.
“Belief me, I didn’t make the choice flippantly.”
She added that, “I used to be holding on by a thread throughout COVID, however derecho did me in. August 10, 2020, was my birthday and I promise you I didn’t ask for that historic storm.”
The entrance of her store acquired “large harm” in that story, she wrote.
“It’s time for me to retire, on what’s the nineteenth birthday of Jules Bakery,” her put up mentioned.
Hardin announced in September 2019 she was seeking a buyer for the enterprise.
“I’ve spent the final 18 years constructing a bakery enterprise within the Cedar Rapids-Marion space. Now it’s time for me to step apart to welcome the subsequent rising star,” Hardin instructed The Gazette at the moment.