The Hudson Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau celebrated the opening of Hello the Houses new retail location in downtown Hudson at 226 Locust Street (the former location of the Hudson Star-Observer). Owner Chris Dillingham has been an interior designer for over 10 years. The retail store, open Thursday – Sunday from 10am-6pm, features over 20 vendors selling vintage, consignment, repurposed home decor and furniture, original art work and accessories. Present for the ribbon cutting were, front from left Chamber Ambassador Barb Zimmerman, vendor Teri Larsen, owner Chris Dillingham, vendor Gayle Singewald, and Chamber Ambassador Pete Keskey. Middle row from left, Chamber Ambassadors Traci Leffner and Pennie Peterson, employee Maggie Hall, building owner Jon Picard, Chamber President Kim Heinemann and Chamber Ambassador Dawn Marquart. Back row from left, Chamber Ambassadors Joel Larsen, Tom Bordenave, Pat Millfelt, Bjorn Nelson and Ron Revere. For more information call 715-381-6702 or visit www.sayhellothehouse.com.