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Get to Know: ReBOOK

Posted On
Jun 05, 2018

The Chamber of Commerce will spotlight a Chamber member each month on our website and in our newsletter. This is a chance to get to know some of our businesses and the people who run them a little better. If you are interested in having your business spotlighted, please send an email to [email protected]

Take a moment to get to know Judith Griffin with Rebook book recycling. ReBOOK is currently operating as a book recycling facility. They used to operate as a book store and a book recycling facility. If you have gently used books you no longer need, you can drop them off on the ReBOOK’s front porch and they will be repurposed.

Midway UT, 84049

1. How long has your business been operating?

almost 11 years (2007 opening)

2. What do you do and how do you specialize in that area? 

We want to keep books out of the landfills! We do this by finding new homes or recycling them.

3. What is the story on how and why you started your business?

After 2 previous retirements I wanted to stay active and involved particularly in an ecological/green enterprise, and I love to read.

4. Are you new to the Heber Valley?

lived here since 2005

5. What are the benefits of being a part of the Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce?

I am glad to be a supporter of a vibrant and resourceful organization.

6. Why did you decide to become a member of the chamber?

I was especially grateful when Roger Brooks' was brought in to give us ideas for steering the valley into more positive and effective efforts.

7. What do you hope to contribute to the Chamber?

Interact with some new faces and help to keep the positive approach going

8. Who are your clients/customers? 

almost everyone who is interested in preserving the earth by participating in 'green activities' and has books to pass on

9. Share a few sentences about your family and your hobbies outside of work?

After moving to Midway I was incredibly lucky to live the dream of living above the bookstore and never running out of things to read!

10. What are some of your greatest accomplishments in your professional and personal life?

First career with a major newspaper where I met my husband; Membership Director for a major regional museum where I recruited the younger generation's support for the future; and 15 years with airline where I survived 9/11.

11. What has been your favorite Heber Valley activity?

Meeting people! Selling books!

12. What drives you to do what you do for a living?

I've always been energized in seeing the results of my various endeavors!