November, the Month of Giving Thanks

November is the time for giving thanks

 

For most, including us at StorPlace Self Storage, November is the season for giving, family, and helping out in our communities.  One way you could help out in our community would be to participate in the “St. Jude Give Thanks Walk” on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at Centennial Park in Nashville. Proceeds raised will help ensure that families will not have to pay St. Jude Hospital for their children’s hospital care. Registration is free. Families and friends are welcome to attend and are encouraged to help raise funds for this event. Visit their Site at StJude.org for more details.

Also, in November people start to do their holiday shopping.  StorPlace of Lebanon Pike  offers a variety of boxes sizes, so you may find the perfect sized box for your gifts. If you want to get creative with your gift wrapping, we have blank newsprint that you can draw your own designs and messages on. This makes your gifts more personal when you hand them out to friends and family.

For those families with curious small children or present-searching teens, we have storage units where you may hide your gifts without fear of anyone finding them. We have units that are as small as a 5×5, to store your boxed gifts in, and as large as a 10×25, to store large gifts like a car. Whatever you are storing we will be able accommodate for your needs.

At StorPlace we hope you have a safe and exciting holiday season. Do not forget to stop by our store and check out our merchandise, especially the newsprint if you want to make your presents extra special for your loved ones this year. While you are here, check into a safe place to store your gifts so there is no “unexpected discoveries” this year. Also, do not miss out on the “St. Jude Give Thanks Walk,” to help out for this great cause.

The staff at StorPlace of Lebanon Pike hope you enjoy this wonderful, autumn month of November and have a Happy Thanksgiving Day!

Santa’s Closet at Storplace of Bowling Green

Santa Holding Stack of Gifts

I would imagine that Santa’s closet at the North Pole would be similar to anyone’s closet, except his would hold red and white outfits, fluffy winter caps, and other such apparel. At StorPlace of Bowling Green, Santa’s Closet is a bit different. While it is named after the man who flies through the sky on Christmas Eve, our Santa’s Closet is a special that runs from November through December. During the holiday shopping season, it is pretty hard to hide large gifts from your family’s prying eyes. Therefore, Storplace Self Storage offers our 5×5 and 5×10 standard units to new tenants at the special monthly rate of only $25.00. Such units provide the perfect place to keep those large gifts ‘under wraps.’

Every year at this time we offer Santa’s Closet, and every year folks take advantage of the special. But this year, the special really is true to the word! Admittedly, people rarely hide Christmas gifts; they just need a 5×5 or 5×10 unit and happen to store during the offer. But this year, Storplace really is hiding gifts!

Just before the recent ‘Black Friday’ sales began, a woman came in and said she needed a unit large enough to hold a recliner. The recliners were on sale and she was determined to buy one and surprise her husband on December 25th.  She toured the storage property and leased a 5×10 unit. Bright and early on the next Saturday, she arrived at Storplace Self Storage with her purchase. We helped her get the recliner off her pickup and into the unit where it still sits awaiting Christmas morning. From what she tells us, her husband will be truly surprised. On the one hand, he will have a new cozy chair to sit in. On the other, he will have to give up the worn out chair he currently uses. When she told us this, she had a slight impish smile and a ‘twinkle in her eye.’

Just about the same time, another woman came in and said she needed a space to hold three bicycles she just bought for her kids. She also chose a 5×10 walk-in unit. We didn’t see the bicycles, but we know they are in there locked up safe and sound. Also, we know when the bicycles are leaving:  her lease is up on December 24th. I can’t imagine those bicycles will remain a secret for long once they reach her front door!

As the song goes, ‘It’s Beginning to Look a lot Like Christmas.’ We have decorated the StorPlace Self Storage office with holiday decorations and we are sending out a few greeting cards. But mostly, it is because of the service we are providing to StorPlace Self Storage tenants. Not to mention the tip of the cap we will receive from Santa on December 25th!