See’s Candies hosts sweet 40th anniversary celebration

Customers crowd into See’s Candies in Hemet to help celebrate its 40th anniversary with balloons bearing the shop’s signature black and white motif. Valley News/Courtesy photo
The See’s Candies shop in Hemet opened for business on Dec. 9, 1982. A steady stream of customers has kept the business going strong and on Saturday, Dec. 3, it celebrated its 40th anniversary. As a thank you to loyal sweet-toothed regulars, the shop offered special promotions, games and giveaways.“We are so excited to be celebrating 40 years in the community,” President and CEO Pat Egan said. “In 2020, the shop went through a minor refresh which included the installation of a new candy counter, upgrade to LED lighting, interior paint and even new graphics and signage. This new refresh provided the shop with an updated look and an even better shopping experience for our customers.”Rosie Tipton has worked at the Hemet shop for 20 years and has been its manager for the past
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