SAY HELLO

To Our Lovely Staff

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Shelley Dennis

Manager

Hi, my name is Shelley. I am a wife, mother and recently became a grandma. I love being a grandma. I'm also a breast cancer survivor. I have worked full time for the City of Kearney as a Risk Management Coordinator for the last 7 years, which working part time for The Rustic Patch. After my battle with cancer and becoming grandma, my priorities have changed. My new role will be manager at The Rustic Patch. Sonya and I have a special bond as cousins and as wonderful friends and working side by side with her and Mark will be great! 

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Mindy Straight

Graphic Designer and Engraver

Hey guys!! My name is Mindy or I also go by Shep! I was in the military for 10 years and then I was a correctional officer for 3 years. Before the military I went to Graphic Design school in Denver, Colorado and enjoyed every minute of it. Now I am here at The Rustic Patch bringing your vision/design to life. You might not see me very often but know I am always down at the wood shop cutting out your class door charm or creating a one of a kind item that you have been dreaming of.

Lyndsey Berry

Lyndsey Berry

After years of shopping and attending classes, Lyndsey is very excited to be a part of the Rustic Patch Family. Lyndsey enjoys spending time with her family & friends, cooking, baking, and crafting. 

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Kristy Buchmeier

I’m a gal that loves to be outside whether that is camping, boating, or golfing. I love being around people and making new friends. I also love to travel....Mexico mainly. Our favorite vacation spot is Puerto Vallarta. I work full time at UNK and part time here at the Rustic Patch and also Chug a Lug. I recently got engaged to a wonderful man, Randy Best, whom I adore.

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Isabel Camacho

Hi all I am Isabel or as Sonya likes to call me Izzy. I really enjoy coffee, working out and spending time with my family. I recently moved back to Kearney and am excited to be part of the Rustic Patch family once again.

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Kenzie McNeel

Hi y'all, I'm Kenzie! I'm a student at UNK double majoring in Elementary & Special Education. I've been working here since September of 2018. My hometown is Grand Island & I've grown up in the country which is what drew me to The Rustic Patch

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Emily Rafert

Hi! I'm Emily! My husband's name is Jacob and my son's name is Theo. We moved to Kearney in July 2019. I love being outside as much as I can working in the yard or hanging at the lake. If you find me inside I'm probably watching Big Brother or The Office...or Mickey Mouse :). I cannot wait to meet you all when you stop by!

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Elizabeth

Hello everyone! My name is Elizabeth. I am originally from Ainsworth, NE. I am a senior at UNK majoring in physical education. I enjoy running, spending time with family and shopping. I am so excited to work at the Rustic Patch! 

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Bella + Sophie

Hello all! We are the most important employees here at The Rustic Patch, mostly because we are the main puppy treat testers. If you're interested in them they are all natural and 100% puppy approved.