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Allison Kraft, Nonna’s Italian American Café
Allison Kraft, Nonna’s Italian American Café

Open for Business: Nonna's Italian American Café

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Nonna’s Italian American Café
Owners Shawn and Allison Kraft on Jan. 6 added a second Nonna’s Italian American Café at 3512 S. National Ave. The 3,800-square-foot establishment is the former home of Schultz & Dooley’s Too. The building is owned by South National Centers LLC and managed by Sperry Van Ness/Rankin Co. “We just had a lot of interest and requests from people saying that we should expand to the south side,” said Allison Kraft, a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu culinary school. The new location features the same traditional Italian-American menu as the 306 South Ave. eatery, emphasizing soups, salads and pastas. Kraft said the south-side Nonna’s seats 92 with a side room for 54. Hours: 11 a.m.–9 p.m. Monday, 11 a.m.–10 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon–9 p.m. Sunday. Phone: (417) 890-8300. Web:

Marvin L. Miller, CPA
After merging with the tax practice of A.R. Wilson, certified public accountant Marvin L. Miller moved his office Jan. 1 to 2032 E. Kearney St., Ste. 114. Miller said he signed a two-year lease with Metroplex Investment Group for an undisclosed amount. The firm employs two full-time staff and one part-time employee at the 1,000-square-foot office. Primarily a tax practice with 350 individual and small-business clients, Miller said the firm also offers financial planning and work for overseas missionaries. With 37 years of accounting experience, Miller said he’s worked independently the last eight years. Miller said Wilson is maintaining his real estate company and is assisting with the accounting transition. Hours: 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday through Friday and by appointment. Phone: (417) 799-0316. Web:

State Farm-Katie Clouse Wegrzyn Agency
Katie Wegrzyn opened a State Farm insurance agency Jan. 1 at 1733 S. 15th St. in Ozark. Wegrzyn has a bachelor’s in English and communications from Westminster College in Fulton and a master’s degree in public health and wellness from the University of Oklahoma. She previously worked in the pharmaceutical field and joined State Farm in 2010 as an intern with Fred Harle’s Springfield agency, where she worked for more than a year. The agency offers property and casualty, life and health insurance, as well as financial services such as retirement planning, said Wegrzyn, who is one of three full-time and one part-time employees. Hours: 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday by appointment. Phone: (417) 581-1600. Web:

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