Mary Jo Quinn, center, joined Meghan Quinn and other members of her family plus Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce well-wishers for a ribbon-cutting at the totally remodeled Quinn Motors in Ellsworth Friday. Balloons floating in the background were in the shape of the numbers nine and five, representing the 95 years since the business was established by owner Meghan Quinn’s grandfather. 1 / 3
An ice sculpture served as centerpiece for the refreshments table set up in the Quinn Motors showroom during the local dealership’s remodeling celebration Friday. The sculpture, made by Ice Occasions of Ellsworth, featured the Chevrolet emblem, in keeping with a Quinn affiliation. (Herald photos by Bill Kirk) 2 / 3
A 1931 Chevrolet owned by Bill Leonard of Plum City was on display in the showroom at the completely remodeled Quinn Motors in Ellsworth’s west business district Friday. The dealership celebrated the building’s total makeover, fulfilling expectations from General Motors, the company with which Quinn is affiliated. It now reflects a premises theme being adopted by Chevrolet dealers nationwide. 3 / 3
Quinn Motors of Ellsworth held a groundbreaking ceremony Friday to celebrate their new renovation.
Bill Kirk was editor of the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, from 1988 to February, 2015 and is now on staff as a reporter. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.