Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Souvenir mugs can be picked up today after 2 p.m.
After some transportation issues, the final order of Lord's souvenir mugs is expected to arrive in the store today. Nancy Kelly-Lavin, who owns Lord's Department Store with her brother Tom Kelly, said the mugs should be available for pick-up after 2 p.m. this afternoon. The final order of 100 mugs arrives just hours before the store will close its doors after 73 years in business. The mugs will sell for $14.95 each. Souvenir t-shirts are also still available. Receive updates to this story and other breaking news in your inbox or smartphone by signing up for our newsletter here.
Monday, February 4, 2013
Once you receive an email notification, pre-ordered t-shirts can be picked up at the back counter.
The much-anticipated souvenir Lord's t-shirts have arrived and, once you have received an email confirmation that your order is ready, pre-orders can be picked up from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., say store owners Nancy Kelly-Lavin and Tom Kelly. Orders placed very recently may not be ready yet. Pre-orders will be notified by email when their t-shirts are ready to be picked up. Proceeds from the sales of t-shirts -- being sold to commemorate Lord's Department Store's existence in Medfield from 1940-2013 (it will close on Feb. 28) -- will go toward the Bill Kelly Scholarship Fund. "We deeply appreciate your purchase of Lord's shirt (or shirts!) in honor of our Dad, Bill Kelly," said Kelly-Lavin in an email to customers. "He would be thrilled to know…
Monday, January 7, 2013
Commemorative t-shirts will be sold to remember the iconic department store and to benefit the Bill Kelly Scholarship Fund.
Once word started to spread last week that Lord's Department Store will be closing next month, Nancy Kelly-Lavin was inundated with requests for Lord's souvenirs. “It seemed the moment the word got out about the store closing, I’ve had a flood of requests from people coming into the store looking for souvenirs,” said Kelly-Lavin who runs the store with her brother Tom Kelly. And so came the creation of the first-ever Lord's t-shirt with all of the profits going toward a scholarship fund in the name of her father, Bill Kelly who died in May, whom she says "is still the heart and soul of Lord’s." “I hope by creating and selling t-shirts, and directing the profits toward a scholarship fund to benefit the Medfield community and pay tribute …