Business in Brief
January, 2009 - Issue #51
Wallers' GymJam Academy student Kailey Hansen of Ventura has signed an NCAA National Letter of Intent to attend University of Washington on a full athlete scholarship for gymnastics. Hansen is a Level 10 State Floor Champion and placed second on floor at the 2008 Regional Championships. She is trained by 1992 Olympian and 2004 Olympic coach, Chris Waller, 2004 Olympic Silver medalist, Mohini Bhardwaj and Bob Matthews;251-3390

Runners Lane Now Offering Sunday Hours
Runners Lane is now open on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in addition to their weekly hours of Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; 260-3368

Goddess Night Fundraiser for Circle of Hope a Success
Balance Point Spa's Goddess Night, held on Thursday, October 23, raised over $400 for Circle of Hope, Inc.. Balance Point Spa Charity and Fun Night is a chance to experience mini treatments, indulge in refreshments provided by gourmet food and wine vendors and raise funds for a local charity; 252-0650

On Thursday, November 13, Beyond Harmony presented a Makeup Master Class featuring Joseph Saenz, national makeup artist to Estee Lauder, Revlon and YSL. Saenz is available for appointments at the popular medspa. Pictured here are Beyond Harmony Owner Rosemary Murphy, along with Joseph and Kelly Saenz; 298-8008

Vino 100 Introduces the World of Varietals
During 2009, Vino 100 will take wine lovers on a journey to discover the world of varietals. Beginning in January with cabernet sauvignon, each month will feature a different grape. Enjoy learning how a single grape can transform into so many exquisite wines, each with their own characteristics and distinguished tastes. Vino 100 is located in the HighRidge Crossing Center at 28112 Newhall Ranch Road, Valencia; 294-6886

Bridgeport Marketplace in Valencia Now Open for Business
Bridgeport Marketplace was designed with the community in mind. With a walking trail, lake and expansive seating and gathering areas, Bridgeport Marketplace is expected to be a place to go not only for shopping and dining, but for socializing and celebrating as well. Stores and services include Bridge Cleaners, Bella Jewelers, Bristol Farms, Final Web, Frankies, Kabuki Japanese Restaurant, Massage Envy Spa, Red Mango, Simplese, Threads Boutique, Verizon Wireless, Visiting Angels and Walgreens. Coming soon are Bridgeport Aesthetic Dentistry, California Pizza Kitchen, Cardiogirl, Daphne's Greek Cafe, Salmassian Orthodontics, Sabor Cocina Mexicana, Southern California Orthopedic Institute and Yogaworks.

Last month, the owners and staff of MB2 Raceway hosted a fundraiser for the residents of Oakridge Mobile Home Park, which was devastated by the Sayer Fire. Local firefighters were treated to a hero's welcome at the event, as well.

Visit Betty Ferguson Foundation's Open House
On Wednesday, January 7 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., visit a Two for One Open House celebrating both Betty Ferguson and Circle of Hope at 25510 West Avenue Stanford, Suite 104 in Valencia; 702-8712 and

Valencia Dental Arts Now Offering Invisalign Teen
The same technology that has improved nearly 750,000 smiles is now available for teens. The convenient, effective teeth-straightening system works with a teenage lifestyle. Aligners can be removed during sports, meals, pictures, playing musical instruments, etc. and come without the social stigma of metal braces. They are also more easier to maintain; 799-9989

Annie Brink and Amy Boswell greeted guests at the Oasis Holiday Open House on Saturday, November 15. The patio furniture showroom was transformed into a winter wonderland with beautifully-decorated trees, ornaments, lights, tabletop decor, signs and candles for the holidays; 255-9909

Khanna Institute Honored with Special Certification
Valencia's favorite LASIK provider celebrated a three-year certification from the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). In Valencia, the Khanna Institute is the only ophthalmology center to be certified by this peer review organization. To celebrate, Dr. Rajesh Khanna hosted a community event featuring music, wine, appetizers and live LASIK surgery. Khanna Institute is the premier LASIK and Cataract Surgery center with offices in Valencia, Westlake Village and Corona;
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