Archive for Sunday, April 11, 2010

Around and about in local business

April 11, 2010


• Henrys’ Plant Farm in western Douglas County is hosting free workshops in April. The workshops are Vegetable Gardening, 2:30 p.m. today; and Container Gardening, 2:30 p.m. April 18 and April 25.

• Lou & Co Hair Studio opened March 1. On Earth Day, the studio will be in South Park offering free stress relieving treatments and $1 hand massages to help raise $800 for the Audubon Society.

• KU Credit Union will conduct a “Shred Fest” from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at its South branch, 2221 W. 31st St. Everyone is invited to bring old documents and computer discs to have them securely shredded.

• Terri Driscoll, owner of Curves in Lawrence, will have an open house and will feature healthy snacks from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 26-27. Kathy Gehrke is the store manager.

• The Kansas Women Attorneys Association will host its Power and Light Career Development Seminar from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the offices of Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP, 1201 Walnut, Suite 2900, in the Power and Light District of downtown Kansas City, Mo. Lunch and parking provided. Cost is $20. Make check payable to KWAA and mail to: P.O. Box 598, Topeka KS 66601. While payments may be accepted at the door, please make reservations by Wednesday. For more information, contact Patricia Hamilton at (785) 408-8000,; or Glenda Cafer at (785) 271-9991,

• TherapyWorks, 1311 Wakarusa Drive, will host a free seminar at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the center. The seminar will include information about causes of and treatments for foot pain and will be presented by Cindy Johnson, owner and physical therapist, and Dr. Lawrence Gaston, a podiatrist.

• More than 20 Baker University alumni and area employers will share their experiences at Baker’s annual Career Exploration Fair from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Collins Gym on the Baldwin City campus.


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