Welcoming Back Porch Smoked Meats and Cheese House

Representatives from the Ocean Shores/North Beach Chamber of Commerce and Greater Grays Harbor Inc., along with dozens of already happy customers, gathered at Back Porch Smoked Meats and Cheese House at 861 Pt.Brown Ave NW in Ocean Shores last Thursday for a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house. Wearing dark red aprons are the four family members who bought the location last year, completely remodeled it and opened for business in February: (left to right) Shane Nelson, his parents, Alan and Doreen Nelson, and his wife, Jodi,who is standing next to OS Chamber Executive Director Piper Leslie.

Scott D. Johnston photo