We've Got Spirit In Lakewood!
It's that time of year again - "We've got S-P-I-R-I-T" I have been hearing that chant throughout my house since my daughter was just 3 years old cheering for a local youth football league. She is now a sophomore at Malone University where she is still a cheerleader. Living in Brooklyn, Ohio was exciting as the Marching Band would always parade from the High School to the Stadium a few blocks away- It always had that small hometown feeling to me. I can still hear them practicing from my home and I get goose bumps. My daughter was also in the Marching Band- She worked so hard. She played the clarinet and cheered- so when she marched- it was in her Cheer Uniform. While all the other kids got to take a break during halftime, there was my girl on the field playing with the band.
We have lots of Lakewood memories too- We were always here for the band festival as Brooklyn participated in it. I always admired the Lakewood Schools for their arts and music. I was a singer in HS; we had a great program at Valley Forge but had secretly wanted to go to Lakewood because I thought it was "cooler". Now I am here in Lakewood in my new Business "The Little Bling Shoppe" and I am able to participate as a Lakewood business resident by bringing Lakewood and surrounding communities' fun spirit wear to support their kids at the games.
My take on Spirit Wear is a little different from the standard t shirt- I "Bring the Bling" for Sports Moms and Fans- Embellishing my handmade fashions suited for women and offering choices to the customer where they can pick their own clothing styles( v neck , sweatshirt , etc..) One size does not fit all here - you are in charge. Please come see me- I take group and also custom orders for your team, workplace and more- I can even work with you to sell at a discounted rate for your fundraising efforts. I wish everyone a fun fabulous fall - and Go Rangers!
Renee Lavelle is the owner of The Little Bling Shoppe, 15301 Madison Ave