What handyman kind of guy hasn’t secretly harbored a dream of owning his own hardware store? For Steve Sorenson it was something he always thought sounded like fun and, last spring, it became a reality when he and his wife, Monica, bought Simpson’s True Value hardware store and made it Sorenson True Value.
It came in handy right away. The Sorensons were making beef jerky on a Sunday right after they bought the store and their beef jerky press broke. “I came into the store and we had one,” said Steve. “It was great; I can keep my wife happy on the weekends if we have things that break down. While I was here I picked up a second dehydrator; there are situations like that where it is really handy to own the store.”

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