Featured Business of the Month for May - Toole's ACE Hardware
May 4, 2017, 1pm Toole's ACE Hardware, 1007 FL-50
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ACE IS THE PLACE: This month Toole’s Ace Hardware is recognized as the City of Groveland’s Business of the Month. Toole’s Ace Hardware opened its doors 10 years ago and during that time has been a supportive business partner, said Rodney Lucas, Interim City Manager.
Groveland Ace Hardware, located at 1007 FL-50, Groveland, is one of many Ace Hardware stores owned by Walter and Patricia Toole. The first Ace store Bray’s Hardware, Winter Garden, opened in 1906 and was purchased by Toole in 1983. The second store was Hilltop, Clermont, opened in 1990, and later South Orange in 1995, Orlando in 2000, Groveland in 2007, Conway in 2010, Maitland in 2011, Colonial in 2013, and Avalon in 2014.
The well-stocked hardware store provides a wide variety of items including automotive, plumbing, electrical, building, house and garden supplies.