Popular shop celebrates 40 years

Special to the PRESS

An iconic Island shop, On the Beach, is celebrating a milestone 40th anniversary this weekend, along with the grand opening of their newest retail venture, Island Style.

Glenn and Arlene McKinlay bought On the Beach from the original owners, Gene and Susan Bagley, 10 years ago in 2006. According to Arlene, when the Bagleys were ready to retire after 30 years of business, “They passed the baton on to Glenn, my husband, who was their general manager for 12 years. They knew that he understood the business, knew the products, knew the industry, and would be able to continue their legacy.”

Arlene went on to say, “Our drive is to continue On the Beach so people who have come for 30 years can continue to have that same expectation on the Island, when they come for a vacation and see On the Beach is still here.”

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