Coffee Time at Em & Jerri’s
July 2010 - INDEPENDENCE – Munson and Mundschenck added more ‘Mmmm’ in Em & Jerri’s Coffee Company Wednesday morning. Kyle Munson, a columnist for the Des Moines Register, visited Independence on the suggestion of native Rebecca Mundschenk. Read more
Business Development Brewing

February 2010 - INDEPENDENCE – Em & Jerri’s had a lot of well wishers and supporters visit during their week-long grand opening. Read more

Judge Visits Indee

September 2010 - INDEPENDENCE – Lt. Gov Patty Judge made a campaign stop at Em and Jerri’s Coffee Company on Thursday. Judge is running again on the Democrat ticket with Governor Chet Culver. Read more

Jingle on Main draws visitors downtown
December 2010 - Marie Wilkes and Emilea Hillman listen to Kevin Kelley, Craig Allen and Gordy Fenner play a variety of country and Gospel tunes in The Newsroom at Em and Jerri’s Coffee Company on Saturday as a part of Jingle on Main. Em and Jerri’s celebrated their one year anniversary the whole week with food and drink specials. Read more
Em & Jerri's celebrates first anniversary

December 2010 - Although the grand opening was in January this year, Em & Jerri’s Coffee Company has been serving customers since December 2009, so they are celebrating now. What started out as an employment alternative for proprietor Emilea Hillman, has turned into beacon of prosperity and opportunity for hundreds of other mentally challenged individuals across the nation. Read more

Building a Business, Changing Life's

INDEPENDENCE – Em and Jerri’s Coffee Company has been in business for only nine months, yet they have drawn loyal customers, are the subject of a documentary, were honored by columnist Kyle Munson, and now have experience as international convention speakers.

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