February 2007 Business Brief
February, 2007 - Issue #28
Nick N Willys
Nick N Willys
Nick N Willy's Opens in Stevenson Ranch
Jim Moaddab and Mason Abedinzadeh recently purchased the Nick N Willy's in Stevenson Ranch and will soon open a second location off Via Princessa. With over 26 years experience in restaurant business, it was time for them to open one of their own. Their motto is simple: "Create a home-like atmosphere while providing excellent customer service and great pizza!" For more information call 291-1921.

The SCV Chamber of Commerce Black Business Committee Hosts Kick Off for Black History Month
The celebration will be on February 9 at the Paseo Club in Valencia.The Black Business Committee (BBC) is a new organization made up primarily of Black business owners and professionals who recently partnered with the SCV Chamber of Commerce. For more information contact President Kacey Thorps at or Event Coordinator Courtney Wilson at 816-7401.

Beyond Harmony Med Spa Celebrates One Year at New Location
Now at 18635 Soledad Canyon Road suite 101, the popular Med Spa was formerly a day spa and was in business as such for over four years. As owner Rosemary Murphy says, "We have expanded to meet the need in our community for a spa where you can relax and also receive the latest advancements in non-surgical skin and body therapies. Our goal remains the same: to help you look and feel better at any age."

A.Allbright Painting Earn Special Accreditation
The company recently announced that they are the first and thus far the only painting contractor in the state of California to be accredited by the Painting and Decorating Contractors of America (PDCA). This means that they have successfully completed the meticulous training program of the only trade association that represents painting and decorating professionals in America. For more information call 294-1159.

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Celebrates Five Year Anniversary
Bobbie McFall, owner of RMCF-Valencia, recently celebrated her five year anniversary at the shop located on Town Center Drive. The company sells an array of cordials, chocolates, fudge, caramel apples, as well as a huge selection of sugar-free goodies.

photo by Jen O
photo by Jen O'Sullivan
2006 Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Announced
Women Entrepreneurs of Santa Clarita Valley (WE of SCV) announced the 2006 Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award winner DeAnne Joy of Success Tracks. The 130-member organization selected the nominees based on the following criteria: outstanding business growth and development in 2006, contributions to the community and positive impact to the WE of SCV organization. The other nominees were Martha Shickley, Dream Dinners; Carrie Kish, Healing Waters; Sandra Lopez, J&M Entertainment and Brittany Applen, Tidbits. For more information about WE of SCV visit

Local Boutique Launches Website
Fresh, a women's clothing boutique in Newhall, recently announced the premiere of their website and online shopping spot,

UniformLand Celebrating Nine Years in Business
Owner Esther Kim attributes the success of her business to her staff's ability to provide excellent customer service, a variety of medical uniforms at a good price and new styles from brands like Cherokee, Dickies Medical, Peaches, LA Rose and White Cross. The company also sells "the world's most comfortable shoes" called SAS, and Dansko professional clogs that have great arch support and help with your back and postures. To celebrate their anniversary, UniformLand will offer substantial discounts through the month of January. For more information call 255-2033.

The Cat Dr. & Friends Boast One Year at New Location
Now located at 26055 Bouquet Canyon Road, the new facility includes a star wall commemorating great cats, past and present. The building has been extensively remodeled from its previous life as the Don Allen Salon, including cat friendly examination rooms, a natural light-filled surgical suite, a dedicated ultrasound room and even a "zen" room designed just for acupuncture. For more information call 259-KATT or visit

Local Dermatologist Now Provides New Early Testing for Skin Cancer
Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Care, Inc. has introduced a new early detection procedure for melanoma (skin) cancer called "Melanoma Surveillance." The program consists of several different types of analyses designed to improve the treatment of patients suffering from hereditary melanoma. For more information call 254-3686.
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