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Junk for Joy set to close doors after 35 years

Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of  Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday- She heads in her store to prepare for upcoming sale. ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Junk for Joy
Vivian Proden inside her store to preparing for upcoming sale. owns Junk for Joy just East of  Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Vivian Proden holds old taxi sign for sale. Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of  Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday.  ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of  Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday- Lots of old bottles for sale. ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Old whiskey bottle and other misc. items for sale. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of  Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Lots of old tobacco tins for sale. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of  Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday.  ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
An old enamel sign for sale.Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of  Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday.  ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Old Eatons motor oil tin for sale. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of  Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Old tins containers for sale. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of  Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday.  ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Old pipes for sale. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of  Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
An old Moose skull and antlers for sale. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of  Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Old coke bottles for sale. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of  Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday.  ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Old jewlery for sale. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of  Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
 Lots of collectables for sale. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of  Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday.  ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
A wee bit of kitchen items for sale. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of  Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
The packed room of woman's attire. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of  Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday.  ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Vivian Proden makes her way through the tiny hallways in her store. Proden, 84, owns Junk for Joy just East of  Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. She is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Last sale flyer boasted on front door of store. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of  Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday.  ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
A customer bathroom. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of  Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday- She heads in her store to prepare for upcoming sale. - ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Vivian Proden inside her store to preparing for upcoming sale. owns Junk for Joy just East of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. - ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Vivian Proden holds old taxi sign for sale. Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. - ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday- Lots of old bottles for sale. - ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Old whiskey bottle and other misc. items for sale. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. - ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Lots of old tobacco tins for sale. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. - ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
An old enamel sign for sale.Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. - ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Old Eatons motor oil tin for sale. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. - ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Old tins containers for sale. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. - ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Old pipes for sale. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. - ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
An old Moose skull and antlers for sale. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) - ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Old coke bottles for sale. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. - ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Old jewlery for sale. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS) - ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Lots of collectables for sale. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. - ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
A wee bit of kitchen items for sale. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. - ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
The packed room of woman's attire. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. - ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Vivian Proden makes her way through the tiny hallways in her store. Proden, 84, owns Junk for Joy just East of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. She is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. - ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
Last sale flyer boasted on front door of store. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. - ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))
A customer bathroom. Vivian Proden owns Junk for Joy just East of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba on Hyw. #1 - Vivian, 84, is retiring after 34 years in the junk business and is having a 50% off sale starting this Friday. - ((JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS))

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