Norway Bay to lose community hub

Henderson’s store in Norway Bay, which has been serving the community for more than 30 years, will shut its doors for good on Sept. 30. News of the closure on social media elicited dozens of messages expressing thanks to the Henderson’s for their years of commitment to the community.
The Henderson’s take a break from running Norway Bay’s convenience store to pose for a picture. From left: Shane, Val, Andy Henderson and Debbie Greer. “Norway Bay is home,” Val said.

by Chris Lowrey
Norway Bay, one of the Pontiac’s quintessential summer communities, is losing a gathering spot.
Henderson’s store, which has served the community for more than three decades, will shut its doors on Sept. 30.
The announcement was made on social media and immediately garnered dozens of responses.
Residents of the bay and elsewhere expressed their shock that a community institution like Henderson’s will be no more.
Many who took to social media thanked Val and her son Andy Henderson for their years of dedication to the area.


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