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Cashton Community Series

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Lind’s Home Center Contributing researchers: Julia Boisen, Garrett Biever, Quinn Cook, Kate Gronemus, Colton Lee, Jack Schlesner, Blake Von Ruden, Jake Wall, and Mrs. Lee

Copyright @2012. Cashton Elementary Press

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Table of Contents History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Goods or Services? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 What You Can Find / See . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Photos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Using Math . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Reading and Writing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 What If You Worked Here? . . . . . . . . . . 10 Interesting Facts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Glossary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13

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History Lind’s Home Center opened on March 13th, 1973. This family-run business started because they wanted to help others and they liked learning about new tools.

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Goods or Services? Lind’s Home Center sells a lot of home products like paint, wrenches, and sinks. That makes them a goods business. They also offer a service of fixing the goods they sell.

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What You Can Find Paint Supplies ♦ Brushes ♦ Paint ♦ Stirrers ♦ Rollers

Tools ♦ Hammers ♦ Wrenches ♦ Screws ♦ Nails

Appliances ♦ Coffee makers ♦ Stoves ♦ Ovens ♦ Toasters

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Photos and Captions

Lind’s Home Center can make new keys. The machine on the left can make a new key exactly the same as your old key.

Lind’s Home Center carries almost anything you need for your house.

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Using Math The people who work at Lind’s Home Center use the cash register to count money. They have to be able to count money back to the customer. They have to know how many of each product to order. They also have to weigh nails and screws.

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Reading and Writing People who work at Lind’s Home Center have to read the products so they can put them on the right shelf. They also have to read directions so they know how to fix things. They write orders so that they know what needs to be fixed.

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What If You Worked Here? If you worked at Lind’s Home Center, you would need to be friendly and helpful. You would need to know your products so that you could help the customer.

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Interesting Facts ♦

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Seven people work at Lind’s Home Center. It was started by the grandfather. It is a family business.

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Map Lind’s Home Center is located at 801 Main Street in Cashton, Wisconsin. For more information, visit their website http://www.linds.doitbest.com/ home.aspx

Lind’s Home Center

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Glossary customer - a person who comes to the business and buys products goods - something that a business sells that people buy products - Any item that is for sale at a business service - when you pay someone to do a job for you

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About the Project The Cashton Elementary First Graders visited many places in order to learn about the goods and services our community provides to the people who live here. A huge thanks to all of the businesses we contacted who graciously allowed us to visit and learn. If you have questions about this project or would like to be included in the future, please contact one of the following teachers at the Elementary School (608-6547377). Rachel Huntzicker Beth Lee Dawn Stalsberg

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