Fashion Show in Brewer Helps People in Need 

A local church in Brewer turned to fashion Sunday to help people in need.The First United Methodist Church has been running the Shoe String Thrift Shop for the past few years.Volunteers staff it and all the proceeds go to helping out the community.They put on a fashion show Sunday to spread the word about the thrift shop.The money raised there goes to help local high school graduates afford college. They also donate clothes to people who lose their homes to fire.Marion Jerome says, “With the Thriftshop it’s a wonderful way to help out the community. We have really great clothes and they’re really cheap, we’ve got a lot of name brand stuff. Everything is really nice and really clean. We have a great group of volunteers that work at the shop and they can help you with anything that you need.”The thrift shop is located right behind the church, just off of South Main Street in Brewer.It’s open Wednesday thru Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.