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The Grand “Unzipping” of Dependable Cleaners

Posted by boston.com  March 18, 2014 11:16 AM

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Melissa Ostrow

CEO and President of Dependable Cleaners Christa Hagearty and Mayor of Quincy Thomas Koch “unzip” the new Dependable facility.

Boston, MA (March 13, 2014) – On March 12, 2014, Dependable Cleaners hosted the grand re-opening of its 320 Quincy Ave. location after a devastating fire that destroyed the store and dry cleaning facility.

Mayor of Quincy Thomas Koch, City Councilor of Quincy Brad L. Croall were on hand to help Dependable Cleaners’ CEO and President Christa Hagearty unzip the brand new store and dry cleaning facility.

The new energy efficient building is 8,400 square feet, which includes a 2,000 square foot laundromat area. It also has GreenEarth cleaning machines, energy efficient T5 and LED lighting and high efficiency boilers. Laundromat customers will feature a card system, larger washers and dryers and free WIFI.

“It has been a long road recovering from the horrible fire that destroyed the original location in July 2012; however the unwavering support we received from the Mayor Thomas Koch and his office as well as our City Councilor Brad L. Croall is what allowed us to survive and thrive in the face of this setback,” said CEO and President Christa Hagearty. “My family, the community, and the fantastic team at Dependable Cleaners have stepped up since day one to help us to recover and for that I will be forever grateful.”

Rather than the traditional ribbon cutting ceremony, the team at Dependable Cleaners created its own giant zipper to unveil the new facility. This is a tradition that was first started by Christa’s father, Don Fawcett Jr., in 1982 at the grand opening of 320 Quincy Avenue location.

About Dependable Cleaners
For over 65 years, Dependable Cleaners, a three generation family-owned company, has been providing premium cleaning services throughout greater Boston and southern Mass. Dependable Cleaners aims to maintain its legacy as Boston’s leading provider of superior garment care and exceptional customer service, while introducing the newest industry technologies and services to its customers. For more information, please visit www.DependableCleaners.com.

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Melissa Ostrow

Left to right: Mayor of Quincy Thomas Koch, Don Fawcett Jr. Company Director of Dependable Cleaners, CEO and President of Dependable Cleaners Christa Hagearty, and Quincy City Councilor Brad L. Croall

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Melissa Ostrow

Dependable Cleaners CEO and President Christa Hagearty unzips to find her father and Company Director Don Fawcett Jr., sister and Project Manager Carlyn Parker and family members in the new store.

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