32 FOCUS - JULY 2017 Kelly’s On Queen features the Canadian made Rapz brand of clothing and accessories. Rapz is celebrating 20 fabulous years this Summer! Shop Kelly’s for Spring/Summer, cruise, travel, beach and resort fashions. Our styles are stunning, our selection is unmatched, and everything in the store is under $80. 249 Queen Street, Port Perry MADE IN CANADA over North America. When she started out, everything had to be done by hand, but now technology has taken over. Dana’s gem vision matrix computer program and 3-D printer are state-of-the art design tools “for perfect symmetry.” Appraisals, repairs and designs are all done on site. Staff is Like Family Astaffofsevenfull-timeemployees makes up Dana’s professional family. Office Manager Dianne McMillan has been her right hand since a week after she opened the shop 25 years ago. Store manager Kerry Turner and sales associate Sharon Scott have worked for Dana for a decade. During difficult times, such as the day Dana picked up her parents’ ashes in June, her staff bought flow- ers to cheer her up. Before his illness, her dad proudly wore his own store nametag and did all the banking. Neither of her children aspire to join the family business, but that’s ok, says Dana. “They are doing their own thing.” Twenty-year-old Dylan is working in construction and Delaney is studying sciences at McGill. Home is her oasis on Lake Scugog, shared with her partner Murray Blair and her mini golden doodle Zoe. Four years ago, Dana took up golf, “a nice outlet.” But she’s always drawn back to her true passion: the jewellery business. “I have a ridiculous work ethic, but I love it,” Dana concluded. Dana working on the 25th Anniversary pendant to be included in the silent auction, with all proceeds going to Port Perry Hospital. (continued from page 31) ...................... Please turn to page 35