Retail and Military Veteran and Marshfield Resident Named Hardware Manager.

Nov. 15, 2006 – A Marshfield resident for over 20 years,
Frohnapfel is also a licensed Home Improvement Contractor and a customer of
Taylor Lumber – ACE Hardware since buying and renovating his home near
Marshfield Center in 1983.

“Chuck is a great addition to our team,” noted Rick Taylor, President of –
ACE Hardware and the second generation to manage the family business. “He
has the day to day experience to know what it takes to win and maintain
customer loyalty and to help inspire a staff to meet that on-going
challenge.”

Frohnapfel previously managed ten Nextel and nine NYNEX Mobile stores
throughout Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire. Additionally, he
is a United States Marine Corp veteran with eight years of honorable
service.

Active in the community, Frohnapfel was elected to the School Committee for
a three year term and volunteered as a Cub Scout den leader and coached
youth soccer. He is also one of the founding members of Grad Nite Live Inc,
a drug and alcohol free event for graduating Marshfield High School seniors.

Taylor Lumber/ACE Hardware and The ACE Rental Place Taylor Lumber recently
renovated a 40 foot by 80 foot building next to their main retail store in
order to provide ample space to familiarize customers with the rental
equipment.

Equipment categories range from lawn and gardening, excavating, nail guns,
floor and carpet, tile, concrete, drain cleaning and plumbing, drywall,
generators, heating and party. The full list of tools and equipment can be
found on Taylor’s website as well as at the store.

Taylor Lumber/ACE Hardware has maintained the old fashioned, personal
service once offered by every good hometown lumber and hardware store. The
Taylor family has been serving Marshfield’s lumber and hardware needs for
more than 60 years. Today they are a full-service hardware store and
lumberyard serving professional contractors and the “do-it-yourselfer”.
Taylor Lumber combines traditional, old-fashioned service with the advances
of today’s building materials. As an ACE affiliate, they are able to bring
the customer a wide variety of top quality, competitively priced products.

Taylor Lumber/ACE Hardware is located at 2075 Ocean Street (Route 139) in
Marshfield, Mass. They can be reached at 781.834.7921, toll free at
800.562.9663 or visit Taylor Lumber/ACE Hardware on the web at
www.taylor-ace.com.

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