Betty’s Castaways opens in Simcoe to support Alzheimer’s charities

Betty’s Castaways opens  in Simcoe to support  Alzheimer’s charities
SIMCOE—Treena Hogeveen of Hagersville is co-owner of Betty’s Castaways, a thrift store that will support Alzheimer’s charities. —Haldimand Press photo by Sheila Phibbs.

By Sheila Phibbs

The Haldimand Press

HAGERSVILLE—A pandemic may not seem like the ideal time to start a new business, but for Treena Hogeveen of Hagersville, the timing was just right to open Betty’s Castaways in Simcoe.

Hogeveen co-owns the thrift store with her friend Donna Atkinson. The duo share a passion for thrift shopping and flea markets and Hogeveen says that she has always wanted to open a thrift store. She adds, “We wanted to open in this community with reasonable prices for quality goods.”

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