Chamber Business/Entrepreneur of the Month
Please join us in recognizing Marie’s Candies for March’s Business/Entrepreneur of the Month.
Marie’s is a family owned company founded 58 years ago that sells premium chocolates.
Winfred King was a young hardworking Ohio farmer and was struck with polio in 1941. After being confined to a wheelchair friends and family started helping out as much as they could. To show their gratitude and appreciation, Winfred and his wife Marie, gave gifts of homemade candies to those who reached out.
Marie’s went from a loving gesture in a country kitchen to opening their doors as a successful company in 1956. After the death of his father, Jay King the second son of Winfred and Marie, and his wife Kathy, took ownership in 1977. (READ MORE)