Treasure Island Diet, a sports activities diet retailer at 1947 W. forty fifth St. in Griffith, is trying to increase funds and make gross sales on-line after its proprietor’s family was stricken with two coronavirus infections in a month.
The Herbalife affiliate opened close to the Highland/Griffith border just some months earlier than the COVID-19 pandemic unfold worldwide and now has briefly shuttered its brick-and-mortar location. It sells teas, shakes and different dietary dietary supplements geared at individuals trying to bodybuild, shed weight, prepare as athletes or simply get in form.
“Treasure Island Diet might be closed till additional discover. This ugly virus has hit our house for the second time in lower than 30 days,” the homeowners posted on-line. “Simply 5 brief months after opening our doorways all of us have been hit with a worldwide pandemic. Treasure Island Diet remained open your entire time to assist gasoline your our bodies with the very best diet and assist increase our immune programs.
“The final quarter of this yr has been tough, to say the least. We had 4 household deaths in October alone. Which required touring in November. Bringing us to December which we’ve been closed for nearly the entire month attributable to COVID-19. My husband was contaminated which required me to quarantine and deal with my household, and now it has hit me. I’ve to quarantine and keep house whereas our enterprise suffers from this horrible virus.
“My husband can’t open his tattoo enterprise again up till I’m cleared. We by no means received any authorities help attributable to no return on calls and no progress with any functions we stuffed out for help. Any and all donations to maintain our dream and small enterprise afloat might be tremendously appreciated. The cash raised will go on to the payments to maintain us open. Whereas the massive companies get bailed out, that is all we’ve to remain afloat. Thanks dearly! See you in paradise.”
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