Business Briefs, Aug. 5 edition


Terra participates in Pulse Tour

Brittany Terra, the daughter of Laurene Aldorisio, owner of Laurene Aldorisio's Academy of Dance Expressions in Westborough, traveled to Tampa, Fla., after having won a dance scholarship at the Pulse Tour in Boston this past February. In Tampa, she attended the Camp Pulse Tour where she worked with Courtney Miliano, winner of the “So You Think You Can Dance” TV show; Brooke Lipton, choreographer of the TV hit show “Glee”; and David Moore, internationally known hip hop choreographer of “The Step Up” 3D movie. Aldorisio is also pleased to announce that Brittany received an additional special scholarship to attend another Camp Pulse convention. For more information on the dance academy, visit


Can It! Workshop at Culinary Underground

A Can It! Preserving the Harvest workshop will be held Saturday, Aug. 6, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Culinary Underground School for Home Cooks in Southborough. Gardens and farmer's markets are awash with ripe fruits and vegetables right now so if you have never “put up” preserves, here's your chance to see what's involved in making bread & butter pickles, peach preserves, and canned whole fruits and vegetables. There will also be plenty of safety tips and guidelines for both water-bath and steam pressure canning methods. Cost is $25 per participant and registration is required. Visit for more information or to register.


“Sizzle & Save” at Amcomm Wireless

Join Amcomm Wireless, a Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer, Saturday, Aug. 13 for a summer barbecue. The event includes table demonstrations of the newest items, games, free hot dogs and much more. Also, enter to win a BlackBerry Playbook. Amcomm Wireless is located in Bay State Commons, 200 Union St., Westborough. For more information, call 1-508-366-2266.


All Access PT introduces new physical therapist

All Access Physical Therapy is pleased to welcome Lindsey Davis, DPT, to its team. Davis received her undergraduate degree in rehabilitation science and her graduate degree in physical therapy from Northeastern University in Boston. As part of her training, she traveled to Quito, Ecuador, to work with the children at For HIS Children Orphanage. Davis comes to All Access with a varied clinical background, including orthopedics and sports medicine, inpatient hospital care and rehabilitation work on a spinal cord injury unit. All Access PT is located at 904 C Boston Turnpike Rd. in Shrewsbury and can be visited online at



Congregation B'sai Shalom to hold Open House Aug. 16


Meet, greet and have a nosh! If you are looking for a warm, welcoming, inclusive spiritual community, look no further than Congregation B’nai Shalom, 117 East Main St., Westborough. Join members and staff for a prospective member Open House Tuesday, Aug. 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. Attendees will receive a guided tour of the facility; meet the Rabbi, staff, and board and committee members; and learn about the synagogue's many programs and activities, including worship services, the early childhood program, religious school, adult education and much more. The Reform congregation comprises 400 households from diverse backgrounds who live in some 20 towns in the surrounding area. For more information, visit

She's A Gem Too opens in North Grafton

Westborough native Carole Abislaiman-Judge, owner of She's A Gem at 21 South St. in Westborough, is pleased to announce the opening of her second boutique, She's A Gem Too at 80 Worcester St. (Route 140 next to Koopman's Lumber), North Grafton. She's A Gem promises to please women of all ages by offering the latest assortment of new fashion accessories, all at “girlfriend” prices. Handcrafted sterling silver jewelry, costume jewelry, watches, gloves, hats, scarves and shawls, elegant tops and bottoms, leather jeweled belts, handbags, wallets, reading glasses and sun glasses, and designer jeans are among some of the treasures you will find. Visit Shesagem on Facebook and stop by both shops soon for an enjoyable “girlfriend” shopping experience.

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