4/1 Business Notebook

**Postal Connections*Taters Cafe*Old Mill Feed & Garden*Marquis Spas*MINET

Postal Connections in Dallas will celebrate an expansion and change in ownership during an event scheduled April 2-4.

Located at 170 W. Ellendale Ave., No. 103, the business owned by Mark and Jamie Fangman offers packing and shipping services for FedEx, UPS and the U.S. Postal Service, as well as copying, faxing and notarizing. New product lines include candles, cards, aroma therapy and more.

Postal Connections is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information: 503-623-3741.

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Taters Cafe in Dallas will highlight its three-year anniversary by celebrating a dinner grand opening on Friday, April 3.

Taters has expanded its hours and now serves dinners beginning at 5 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The dinner menu includes a number of traditional fares, as well as unique items like elk, buffalo and yak burgers. Local wines and beer are also available.

Hours are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sundays. The restaurant is also open Monday through Thursday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Taters is located at 683 SE Jefferson St. For more information: 503-623-3335.

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Old Mill Feed & Garden will host its ninth annual Chick Day from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 4.

About 1,800 baby chickens will be at the feed store to meet demand from buyers who have preordered their stock. A limited number of chicks will be available for purchase the day of the event. Traditional and unique breeds will be offered while supplies last. A limited number of Chick Day collector's mugs will also be available.

The event is open to everyone, including those not planning to raise chickens.

For more information: 503-831-1222; www.oldmillfeed.com

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Independence-based Marquis Spas has named its top spa and accessory dealers, as well as top individual sales people, for the year. Winners include: The Spa Brokers in Colorado, Marquis Cup (top sales honor); Discount Pool Supply, Parkersburg, W.V., Quest for Excellence (sales, service and marketing); SunPlay Pools & Spas, Ogden, Utah, Top New Dealer Award-West Coast; Crystal Clear Pool Service, New City, N.Y., Top New Dealer Award-East Coast; Robert Hurd, Rapid Spa, Rapid City, S.D., Retail Salesman of the Year; and Rapid Spa, Rapid City, S.D., Top Sales Nationally/Single Retail Location.

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MINET Fiber Communications and RFD-TV have announced that RFD-TV can now been seen on the system's digital basic package on channel 131. RFD-TV is a cable channel that serves the general interests and needs of rural America with a variety of programming.

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