May 2005 Business Brief
May, 2005 - Issue #7
"Apprentice" Finalist to Speak at Soroptimist Series

Amy Henry
Amy Henry
Amy Henry, the last woman standing on the "Apprentice's" first season, will be talking about what it takes to gain control of your career and your life. The event is part of Soroptimist International of Santa Clarita's Emerging Women's Series and is scheduled for April 28 at the Hafizi home in Sand Canyon. Running from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m., the event will also include lunch. Henry will share her experiences, skills and in-your-face advice for succeeding in the business world, particularly in male-dominated industries.

To reserve tickets for this event please contact Kris Zielinski at 257-3207 or Lisa Boaz at 775-5400.

Extreme Makeover 2005 Launched

Once more, local doctors and image professionals have come together to change the life of one lucky Santa Clarita resident.

A combination of clever marketing and a desire to do good, Extreme Makeover Santa Clarita shows off the skills of local professionals. The cooperative effort is sponsored by cosmetic dentist Dr. Dell Goodrick, as well as plastic surgeons Dr. D. David Saadat and Dr Marc Lussier. Other participating image professionals include fitness expert Cheryl Broughton, Margo of Margo's Boutique and Udo of Shanelle Salon.

Applications for Extreme Makeover Santa Clarita can be printed from the sponsored website, or can be found on this website by clicking here clicking here. Applications must be postmarked by June 30, and can be mailed to PO Box 221087 Newhall, CA, 91322.

The winner of Extreme Makeover Santa Clarita will be announced in July.

Work from Home Business Caters to Kids

April Bilderbach, a dealer for Create-A-Book of California, is fulfilling her passion for children and business. The stay-at-home-mom makes personalized books for children that feature names of friends, siblings, and more right in the text of the book.

Fundraising opportunities are available through Bilderbach, and she is also hoping to introduce the product to other moms that are looking to increase their income while balancing family life.

The books are 30 pages to 36 pages each, are completely personalized, in full color, and are bound in a 7" by 8 1/2" hardcover. The books includes the child's name, friends' names, hometown, child's age, a dedication page, and more.

Most books can be made a shipped the same day, or dropped off if ordered locally. Books are $13.95 and are made to last a lifetime. Interested parties should contact Bilderbach directly by e-mailing
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