Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Lemonade Stand Reaps $176 on $2 Investment

 

Leah Camp, left, of Halls, Tennessee, buys a beverage at the lemonade stand run by Sydney Gilliam, center, and Lilly Dodge, right, and other partners not pictured. Photo by Clint Confehr

HAMPSHIRE, Tenn. - Three girls and a boy ran a lemonade stand recently. Their gross sales were $176 within two days.

The perennial summer job for kids became a reality in this town of nearly 1,500 people with household supplies and a $2 investment from Meemaw to buy powder for drinks mixed with a grandmother's tap water.

Iced lemonade in a blue or red solo cup, garnished with a thin slice of lemon cost $1. One customer paid with $1 coins displaying U.S. Presidents Zachary Taylor and Rurtherford B. Hayes and Sacagawea, the native American woman who helped the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

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