Business Briefs August 15, 2016
New at Creekside Salon
Patti Trojanovich is new to Creekside Salon & Spa at 386 Main St. in New Castle. She has over 25 years experience. Brenda Knotts has returned full time to Creekside and has 30 years experience. Trojanovich does all hair services including perms, color and men and woman’s haircuts. Knotts does all hair services plus nails and facial waxing, and she sharpens and sells hair cutting scissors. Call 970-984-3625 for an appointment and to get Brenda’s contact number for sharpening.
Advocate Safehouse Project advocacy director wins leadership award
Crystal Young, advocacy director for Advocate Safehouse Project in Glenwood Springs, was recently awarded the Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV) Purple Ribbon Award for Outstanding Leadership in Domestic Violence Victim Advocacy. She was presented with the award at the Colorado Advocacy in Action Conference in Vail in June. The conference is a joint effort of CCADV and the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault.
In her time with Advocate Safehouse Project, Young has become a leader and expert in the field of domestic and sexual violence and is well-respected in her community and across the state. In addition to her role with ASP, Young is an active member of the 9th Judicial District’s Sexual Assault Response Team, the Family and Community Engagement Team, the Garfield County Domestic Violence Coalition and the Continuum of Care Meetings (on housing). She is also a member of the statewide board for the Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
The Colorado Coalition Against Domestic Violence presents the Purple Ribbon Awards annually to honor those who work to improve the safety of domestic violence victims and their children throughout Colorado.
Jennifer Harbottle earns SMRT certification
Midland Fitness owner, manager and personal trainer Jennifer Harbottle has earned continuing education in spontaneous muscle release technique (SMRT). This technique is said to be effective for relaxing “locked” muscles and joints with very gentle pressure. SMRT reduces soreness, restores posture and improves lymphatic drainage passively.
Harbottle has over 16 years of experience as a personal trainer and continues to expand her education. Call Midland Fitness 945-4440 for information or to book an appointment.
James leads Vicki Lee Green Realtors
Michelle James was Vicki Lee Green Realtors’ top salesperson and listing agent for June. She has more than 20 years’ experience selling real estate in the Roaring Fork Valley. She began selling real estate with Vicki Lee Green Realtors in 1993 and became co-owner of the business in 2004.
Occupational therapist Kathleen McAfee joins Midland Fitness
Kathleen McAfee, OTR/L, has joined the team of personal trainers, massage therapists and chiropractors at Midland Fitness. She earned her degree in occupational therapy from Xavier University and has training in soft tissue mobilization, myofascial release (Barnes method), reflexology, advanced mindfulness and kinesiotaping.
McAfee offers an evidence-based, holistic approach to health for all ages and abilities. Contact Midland Fitness at 945-4440 for more information.
Adam Levine joins Exclusive Athletic Club
Massage therapist and personal trainer Adam Levine has joined Exclusive Athletic Club. With a base in structural therapy, sports massage and functional movement, Levine practices a well-rounded philosophy of balance, flexibility and strength. A former contender on “American Gladiators” and owner of Key West Structural Body Work, he brings a vast knowledge of the body and how to customize programs to meet the needs of every individual. Levine also holds a degree in culinary arts and various certifications in massage technique and emergency medicine.
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