Batavia Chamber holds ribbon-cutting ceremony for House of 423

The Batavia Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of House of 423 in downtown Batavia with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, April 23.

According to a news release from the Chamber, House of 423 is a woman’s clothing store that also carries accessories. The store is located behind Ruby Jane at 10 E. Wilson St.

Curator and personal stylist Sarah Whitt is excited to open the store and ready to help style women of all ages, the release stated. The business is open Wednesdays through Sundays.

Whitt previously showcased House of 423 fashions during First Fridays at Wyckwood House in Aurora.

Mayor Jeffery Schielke presided over the celebration, and attendees included Sarah’s daughter, Hadley, parents, Jim and Deb Wheeler, and her sister, Mary Naylor, and brother-in-law Scott Naylor.

Batavia Chamber President Margaret Perreault, chamber staff members Patti Anselme and Shirley Mott, along with chamber ambassadors and Batavia MainStreet Executive Director Beth Walker were also there to welcome the new business.

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