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Host Your Next Meet-Up at Jo-Ann…for Free!


HUDSON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, the leading fabric and craft specialty retailer in America, is excited to announce Meet-Ups at Jo-Ann – an opportunity for the community to use select Jo-Ann classrooms free-of-charge.

Whenever a participating Jo-Ann classroom is not being used for a course or demonstration, it can be available for a Meet-Up. Absolutely free. Jo-Ann classroom space is perfect for hobby groups, scout meetings, guild gatherings, community events and more.

“Jo-Ann offers classes for sewing and crafting enthusiasts of all skill levels as well as the Make it a Party program for children’s birthday parties, but we have always been asked, ‘Can we use your classroom for our get-together?’ Now, we are thrilled to say our answer is ‘Yes, and it’s free,’” said Chris DiTullio, vice president, advertising and marketing, at Jo-Ann. “We welcome our communities to take advantage of not only this meeting space but all of the available resources as well.”

A Meet-Up reservation comes with convenient access to Jo-Ann sewing machines, craft tools, project ideas and knowledgeable Team Members. Reservations are required for Meet-Ups and must be made one to seven days in advance. To reserve space for a Meet-Up, ask a Team Member in-store. Some restrictions do apply.

For more information, and to find out if a Jo-Ann near you offers Meet-Ups, visit

About Jo-Ann Stores, Inc.

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, the nation’s leading fabric and craft retailer with locations in 49 states, was founded in 1943 as a single retail store. Today, more than 800 Jo-Ann stores across the country provide consumers all the fabrics, craft supplies and inspiration they need, conveniently under one roof. For additional information, visit To make creative connections, visit

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
Margaret Skinner, Director, Corporate Communications, 330-463-6705

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