Family-Run Store Devoted to Community For More Than a Century
Pictured above, Callie and Bailey Johnson, center, with 10K Race Committee Members Ed Ridlehoover, left, Diane Cortese, Pete Bender and George Campean.
Bailey’s General Store is a family-run business that has been devoted to the Sanibel Island community for more than a century. Bailey’s has generously provided fuel to the runners of the 10K Race 4 FISH and back-pack style bags for race day treats – some of the things the long-established grocery and hardware store has done since the inaugural run 11 years ago. “Since 1895, the Bailey family has been working to build the community on our island,” said Calli Johnson, who has previously been a runner in the 10K. “Three generations later, that drive and will to improve without harming our little piece of paradise still goes today.”