Winter of 2005 – Discussion began about the creation of Affordables in response to the need of proceeds for Bethany Life.
Spring of 2005 – A store committee was formed.
Spring of 2005 – A lease to be a part of the Scandia Center was signed.
Spring of 2005 – Began work to set up the store.
June 2005 – The doors to Affordables were opened and donations began coming in.
March 2010 – Napa Buildings were purchased and many volunteers helped clean and remodel the building.
June 2010 – A new store was opened.
2011 – Net proceeds were $75,000.00.
2012 – Affordables presented a check to Bethany Life for $90,000.00.
Winter 2024 – Affordables relocated and moved from 630 Pennsylvania Avenue to 618 Broad Stree.
Affordables opened with the following people: Denice Reisetter, Larry Elphic, Olive Sampson, Bev Christenson, Mary Beck, Lorna Hoversten, Frances Enger, Pat Minnick, Joyce Knutson, Dalene Patterson, Doris Mathre, Shriley Stakey, Pat Matheason, Dorothy Guhl, Dell Wright, Nancy Lankford, Virginia Solberg, Pat Twedt, Dorothy Applegate, Alma Carlson, Dorothy Flygstad, and Rosiland Hess.