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Business notebook: Starlight's upgrading dance floor

STERLING – Starlight’s Theatre and Lounge is replacing its wood floor with a snazzy vinyl, black-and-white-checked floor.

Not only will it go with the lounge’s color scheme, it also will be easy to maintain, owner Jerry Criss said.

Work on the 600-square-foot floor should be done this weekend, and the public will get a chance to check it out when the lounge at 314 First Ave. reopens June 7.

Hours are from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

The lounge, and its checkered floor, also are available for special events. In fact, there’s a wedding reception there June 1.

Contact Criss at or 815-564-9430 for more information.

Hey grads, want a free résumé?

STERLING – To help recent college grads land their first job, Cartridge World, an ink and toner retailer, is offering to print their résumés free of charge.

Owner Doug Watson invites the newly graduated to stop by the store at 3307 E. Lincolnway this month or next. Their résumés must be on USB flash drives, be 1 or 2 pages only, and will be printed in one color only, 15 to 250 copies.

Go to or contact Watson at or 815-625-2345 for more information.

Trading Pawz for Paws

STERLING – Pampered Pawz pet grooming salon has closed its doggie doors, and owner Kayla Hunt now grooms at Wizard of Paws, 119 W. Second St. in Rock Falls.

Beverly Francque and her husband, Jan, have put the building at 1201 E. Fourth St. up for sale.

Have a business tip? Let us know. Email SVM reporters Bridget Flynn, or Derek Barichello,, or call 800-798-4085, ext. 521 or 526.

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