Our blend of Ben Franklin Crafts and Ace Hardware presents a very unique combination of merchandise, services, promotions and events. The assortment of over 75,000 items is truly a remarkable treasure in a small town of 5,000 people. Ace alone consists of all the basic hardware departments with trained hardware specialists that can answer questions not even thought up yet. Try 'em out and see if you can stump them. Our Lawn and Garden shop offers in-season bedding plants, hanging baskets, annuals, perennials, packaged seeds, bagged soil products, mulches, bagged stone and pavers. Ben Franklin, we have been a Ben Franklin Store for over 30 years, displays gifts, candles, crafts, fabrics, notions, toys, school supplies, Carhartt, Dickies, picture framing and a great way to browse and shop til your hearts content. Come on in and shop our clean and comfortable store and see for yourself the neat selections.
Ace/Ben Franklin continues to enjoy being a sponsor for Mitchell's Little League and its successors. Over the years Ace has participated in helping upgrade the baseball facilities.
Every year the Salvation Army Kettle has been rung outside of the Ace-Ben Franklin Store. For the past few years we have also participated in the Angel Tree Promotion.
Ace/Ben Franklin discharges their charity obligation in our community through United Way. United Way supports several Mitchell programs that enhance our community.
Ace/Ben Franklin has supported and will continue to support the concept of Safer Night for Halloween. Keeping the kids safe and allowing them to have fun on a traditional fun night is important for everyone.
Ace/Ben Franklin has supported the home state sport of basketball for our biddy aged players. The quality of coaching and involvement from the local community has been exceptional. We should see future stars developing from this well run program.
Ace/Ben Franklin has participated in numerous ways over the years to support CMN. Our participation goes to Riley Hospital for Children located in Indy, but has miracuously helped many children from our area.
Ace/Ben Franklin has supported 4H over the years from buying animals to providing trophies to sponsoring events.
Ben Frankin/Ace has worked closely with teachers and administrators in Mitchell Schools in the areas of Home Ec, Musicals and plays, Christmas decorations and Art projects. For over 20 years we have played a part in helping train students on shopping for fabric and notions.