Business Briefs October 5, 2015 |

Business Briefs October 5, 2015

Erin Higgins
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Erin Higgins joins 7th Street Salon

Erin Higgins has recently joined the team at the 7th Street Salon. She is a master stylist bringing 10 years’ experience. Erin received her training through the Aveda Institute in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and has continued with advanced education throughout. Specializing in color and cutting, she does anything from natural to edgy and wild. Come by the 7th Street Salon to receive your custom consultation or call Erin at 970-355-4984 to schedule an appointment.

Midland Fitness welcomes Steve Reynolds

Personal trainer Steve Reynolds has joined Midland Fitness. Reynolds has been a certified personal trainer, owner of The Gym and a local fitness icon in the valley since 1991. He is both a licensed massage therapist and a personal trainer, which gives him a unique advantage in helping clients. Reynolds is offering his famous Ski conditioning program starting Oct. 5 at Midland Fitness. He brings 25 years of professional experience to Midland’s team.

Reynolds has availability for one-on-one and small group training packages. Call Midland Fitness to get started today 945-4440.

Element by Westin Basalt job fair Oct. 6

The Element by Westin hotel in Basalt is set to open in early December and is hosting a job fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 499 Market St. in Willits Town Center, for front desk, housekeeping, maintenance, food culinary and service and laundry positions.

Hotel owner Denver-based Silverwest Hotels has also welcomed hotel and resort management executive Michael Welly as the new general manager. Welly most recently worked for Cairn Consulting as president, offering evaluations and advice regarding hotel and resort operations, staff performance, annual business plans, capital plans, and project management. Prior to Cairn Consulting, Welly worked for the Longboat Key Club & Resort in Sarasota, Florida, as managing director, where he managed the resort and its more-than-2,000-member golf and tennis club, oversaw operations of the 221-suite condominium hotel, including its six restaurants, 45 holes of golf, 38 tennis courts, spa, and deep water marina. Welly also worked for Wyndham International in Dallas as a senior vice president, Resort & Luxury Operations.

Nelson’s Auto Body earns certification and top automaker recognition

Nelson’s Auto Body has been certified by Assured Performance, a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization, for maintaining the right tools, equipment, training, and facility necessary to repair the participating automaker brand vehicles according to the manufacturer’s specifications. In achieving its certification, Nelson’s Auto Body is now an integral part of the most advanced repair-capable and efficient auto body repair network in the world. Adding to the its credentials, Nelson’s Auto Body is officially recognized by Assured Performance, GM, FCA and Ford.

To become certified and officially recognized by the various automakers, Nelson’s Auto Body passed the rigorous certification process essential to help ensure a proper and safe repair of the new generation of advanced vehicles. Less than 5 percent of body shops across the nation are able to meet the stringent requirements to become officially certified and recognized.

The certification criteria is based upon auto manufacturer requirements. These are critical to ensure the vehicle fit, finish, durability, value and safety following an accident. As new model vehicles are being introduced that use lightweight, high-strength materials and advanced technology, a proper repair according to manufacturer specification is important to ensure the passenger safety and proper performance of the vehicle. Auto manufacturers want to ensure that consumers have the option of certified collision repair wherever they live, work or travel.

CMC business workshops and classes

Alice Brouhard shows you how to use your iPads and iPhones to their full potential. Classes include iPad Starters (Oct. 12), iPad Advanced (Oct. 19), iPhone Crash Course (Nov. 5 or Dec. 3), plus iCloud (Nov. 19).

Jim Olp finishes his business workshop series with Funding Your Business through Loans (Oct. 8).

Internet marketing pro Trent Blizzard starts a new series with courses including Getting Started with WordPress (Oct. 13 and Nov. 3), Master Business Social Media (Nov. 10) and Search Engine Success (Dec. 8).

Stan Snyder has just a few workshops left this semester: Level 2 and Level 3 QuickBooks, plus a one-day workshop introduction to the subscription-based QuickBooks Online software (Oct. 9).

Lisa Bracken shows you how to move forward in your understanding of brand-building, messaging and promotion and learn how they all work together to launch your efforts toward greater success with her Build A Better Business class on Oct. 27.

Health Alliance Fair

Custom Body Fitness, Mountain Family Health Clinic, LiveWell, Backcountry Chiropractic and Gaia Tree Chinese Medicine have come together to present the Health Alliance Fair from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at Custom Body Fitness in La Fontana Plaza, 574 Highway 133 in Carbondale. Get an acupuncture session, chiropractic adjustment, body composition, goal setting guidance, eating habits assessment, healthy cooking and shopping classes, blood pressure reading and sugar levels test. These services are worth more than $300 but cost $15 at the fair. Money collected for this event will be donated to the Mountain Family Health Care Access Pool, a fund that can be drawn on when patients are unable to pay for necessary medical supplies or services. Tickets are limited. Go to or call 366-6084 to reserve a spot.

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