She opened Gabriele's Flower Shoppe in 1993 - a full service flower shop with a UPS shipping counter. In 2008, she built a beautiful new home for her business at 904 Central Boulevard. Since then, the flower shop has blossomed into Gabriele's Flowers and Fibers! Now offering yarn and notions for knitting and crochet in addition to the quality flowers and arrangements she has offered all along.
Gabriele is a dedicated businesswoman and an active member of the community. She serves as secretary of the Bull Shoals-Lakeview Rotary Club, she volunteers with the Beautification Committee, and, of course, she is a Dam Knitter.