Business expands in first year

The Protein Place celebrates its first anniversary today. In that time, owner Kelly Perry has moved to a larger location downtown and opened two other stores in Humboldt and Fort Scott.



January 18, 2022 - 8:06 AM

Members of the Iola Area Chamber of Commerce celebrate a ribbon cutting for The Protein Place, which opened one year ago today but moved into a new location at 7 East Madison Ave. in December. Cutting the ribbon is operator Misti Kendrick. Her sister, Kelly Perry, owner of The Protein Place, is shown at her left, holding the bow. Photo by Vickie Moss / Iola Register

It’s been quite a year for Kelly Perry.

The Protein Place, a health supplement business she opened one year ago today, has moved into a larger location, and her sister came here to operate it. 

Not only that, she’s opened two other businesses, in Humboldt and Fort Scott.

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