Maurice Burress saw a need in Madera and needed a place to continue a hobby he has had since he was 10 years old.
In late July, Burress opened RDD Raceway Hobby Shop, 1301 Olive Ave., to give Madera residents a closer place to pick up hobby supplies. He also hopes to attract out-of-town people to his Madera shop that don’t want to drive to Fresno for supplies.
RDD stands for Race Drive and Drags, which is his name on eBay, the website he uses to sell a lot of his products.
“We don’t have a hobby shop in Madera and I wanted to provide something for the community,” Burress said. “I also wanted to create jobs for local people.” ...