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Home is where the business is

NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Julie Perger (top row, second from left) celebrated a ribbon-cutting at her Forest Grove home Monday, July 13, along with more than a dozen fellow home-business owners who set up vending tables around her home. Perger is a professional organizer whose business, Addition by Subtraction Organizing Solutions, helps people de-clutter their homes. To Pergers right are Forest Grove Mayor Pete Truax, Forest Grove/Cornelius Chamber of Commerce board member Mike Hundley and Director Howard Sullivan. Pergers home-businesses friends offer everything from holistic health coaching and essential oils to clothes, jewelry, natural cleaning products, professional photography, notary services and more.