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Coffee With A Cause


The name remained the same, but the Getwell Road coffee shop called Coffee Central this week took on new owners who plan a new look, some new offerings, but also a new commitment to support nonprofits that make DeSoto County a better place to live.

Alan and Tina Tatum are the new owners for the 5627 Getwell Road place to start the day with a tasty cup of coffee, latte or tea. There’s also plans to add light breakfast and lunch options to go with that delicious java.

The Tatums take over for Matt and Kelsey Parrish, who started Coffee Central in 2017.

What will make the new Coffee Central different from your typical coffee shop is that, while you are sipping your favorite coffee you will also be supporting local causes. ‘Coffee with a Cause,’ you might say.

“Every month, we will have a different nonprofit organization that’s doing great work in DeSoto County,” said Tina Tatum. “The way we will do that is with spotlights, where we communicate with our customers about the different nonprofits.

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