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Bits of Business | Open wide, Millheim

John and Melissa Jennings hope Millheim has a big appetite, because they’re bringing the dough, sauce, cheese and everything else you can put on a pizza.

The Jennings own Pizza Mia, which opened in 2003 in Bellefonte, and this summer will expand with a Penns Valley location at 100 E. Main St.

A conversation with Henry Beiler, the owner of the property, led to the expansion.

“I got to know him, and he had a building that we were joking around about,” John said. “I said, ‘That’s where the next Pizza Mia should be.’ I looked at the town, and I said, ‘We gotta do this.’ We realized there was a demand over there.”

One half of the 4,400 square foot building will house the pizza shop, and the other will be a “cool surprise” for kids. Pizza Mia also will offer delivery in Millheim.