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Ponders celebrates 75 good years

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By Christian Jennings - bio | email

October 8, 2008

THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) - A business in Thomasville celebrated 75 successful years Wednesday.Ponders sells office supplies, gifts and furniture, and has been in Thomasville since 1933.

Several venders set up inside and customers got to walk away with some free goodies, and free BBQ.

Bill Ponder's father started the business and he's kept it going.He says even through the tough economic times, they're successful because of their loyal customers.

"We really appreciate the loyalty they've given us over the past 75 years. Not many businesses are able to exist this long, and we have a loyal customer base because we treat them fairly and honestly and with integrity," says the owner.

Despite the recent economic downfall Ponders saw record sales last month.