Special Aromatherapy Certification Course at Scentsibilities
Boylston – Scentsibilities, an herb and aromatherapy shop in Boylston, will be offering a special Aromatherapy Certification Course over four Saturdays this fall, with the first class Saturday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to? 5 p.m. The course is taught by Linda Patterson, founder and director of the Eclectic Institute of Aromatherapy and Herbal Studies.? Learn about the medical and therapeutic properties of 50 different essential oils and delve into blending and working with oils. The course meets all standards set forth by the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapists (NAHA) and massage therapists receive Class B CEUs. Pre-registration is required. To register online, visit www.scentsibilities.com or call 508-869-3300.
The Children's Workshop opens in Westborough
Westborough – Aug. 14, the Children's Workshop celebrated the grand opening of its new school, located at 6 Bellows Rd. in Westborough. The newly renovated facility will offer programs for infants, toddlers, preschool, and pre-kindergarten. The center's director, Melissa Walsh, cut the ceremonial ribbon with the assistance of members of her teaching and administrative staff. A grand opening party was held and featured entertainment from the Bubble Music Man and Rob Peters, and an appearance by Country 102.5; Finz, the Worcester Sharks hockey team's mascot; and Webster the Puffin, the Children's Workshop's mascot. Food, carnival games and music rounded out the celebration. For more information, visit www.childrensworkshop.com.
Bean Counter Coffee Bar & Bakery continues to brew the “Best Coffee”
Worcester – Recently remodeled, the landmark Worcester location of Bean Counter Coffee Bar & Bakery at 113 Highland St. now boasts an upbeat, urban chic décor and trendy vibe! They'se also brought “Third Wave” coffee to Worcester with individual “pourover” coffee, of your selection, boldly brewed by the cup. The coffee bar even makes their own chocolate sauce for all the mochas, made all natural and with no preservatives. The bakery continues to offer a large variety of gourmet cupcakes, desserts, cakes, cookies and baked goods, as well as a fresh variety of gluten-free and vegan baked goods. Bean Counter Bakery is also well known for their award-winning custom wedding cakes and specialty cakes. To find out more, visit www.beancounterbakery.com.
“Seniors on the Move” first WCAT show after studio's upgrade
Westborough – Award-winning profile talk show “Seniors on the Move,” hosted by Senior Fitness Specialist for The Willows at Westborough Karen McKenzie, was the first show to experience Westborough Community Access Television's (WCAT) studio upgrade, which includes three new cameras, LED lighting, and a professional control board. The show, which is in its eighth year, will air its newest episode “Dentistry for Seniors” mid-September, featuring Dr. Jonathan Hoffman, DMD, from Park Street Dental, LLC in Westborough. This will be McKenzie's 88th episode. SALMON Health and Retirement, founded in 1952, offers a full spectrum of services designed to maintain the highest possible quality of life for those they serve. To learn more, call 800-446-8060 or visit www.SalmonHealthAndRetirement.com.
Avidia Charitable Foundation donates $3,000
Hudson – (From l to r), Amanda Camerano, Clinton branch manager of Avidia Bank; James Sheehan, executive director of WHEAT Community Services; and Joseph Repole, assistant branch manager of Avidia Bank. The Avidia Bank Charitable Foundation recently made a $3,000 donation to WHEAT Community Services.? Avidia Bank is a $1 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and Shrewsbury.