Local business briefs 040404

April 05, 2004

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Three local BeautiControl representatives recently attended a leadership conference in Dallas, Texas. They are, back row from left, Karen Benson, Danville, and Angie Crossfield, Lancaster, front, Donna Rulon, Burgin.

Three local women attend

BeautiControl conference

Three local women recently attended the BeautiControl Leadership Conference 2004 in Dallas, Texas.

Donna Rulon, senior director, of Burgin; Angela Crossfield, Lancaster; and Karen Benson, Danville, attended the two-day event that included recognition, leadership-building workshops and advanced product training.

BeautiControl, Inc., is a party-plan direct sales company and a subsidiary of Tupperware Corporation. Its consultants have the opportunity to win incentives, while selling skin care, spa and image products, and complimentary services.


The company is in its third year of awarding Ford Mustangs to independent directors, and Rulon, Benson and Crossfield are all progressing toward the prize, according to Rulon.

Company officials said 2003 was a record year for BeautiControl, with sales increasing by 27 percent over the previous year. It now features 382 directors in the company.

Rumi Spa and Salon opening this week

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held Thursday for Rumi Spa and Salon, located inside the Danville Convention Center.

The 3,800-square-foot spa will offer salon services as well as spa treatments, such as aromatherapy massages, deep cleansing facials, hot stone massages, revitalizing eye treatments, body polishes, and hand and foot therapies. It is a full-service AVEDA salon featuring only AVEDA products.

Owner Aneela Bux said the intent of the spa is for "people to feel instantly transformed and renewed by simply being here."

The spa will be managed by Geneva Bingham, Carrie Layfield and Marie Claunch.

Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call (859) 236-1999 or (859) 236-9366.

Business changes ownership

M&R Lock has changed ownership. Fred and Penny and Hamilton are the new owners of the business, which is located in Perryville. The business offers residential, commercial and vehicle lock work. The phone number is (859) 236-1305. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and Saturdays by appointment. In case of lock-out emergencies, M&R lock is available 24 hours a day.

Montgomery named school nurse

Susan Tracy Hale Montgomery has been named school nurse for Boyle County Schools.

Responsibilities include assessment of special education students requiring the direct services of a registered nurse, preparation of student health care plans, supervision of the implementation of required health care procedures and facilitation of district and/or school staff health-related training.

A registered nurse, Montgomery holds a bachelor's degree in nursing from Eastern Kentucky University and is enrolled in the MSN/Nurse Practitioner Program at EKU.

Prior experience includes employment as a nurse with Danville Family Physicians and in pediatric care with Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.

She is married to Gary Montgomery and is the mother of three children, Tracy, Maria and Max.

Alvarado joins McDowell medical staff

Dr. Christine Alvarado, who specializes in obstetrics and gynecology, has joined the medical staff at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. She has joined the practice of Dr. Susan Coleman at 214 S. Third St. in Danville.

Alvarado received her medical degree in 1996 from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara. She completed an internship and residency at the University of Puerto Rico in San Juan in 2002.

Alvarado and her husband, Alex, reside in Danville with their son, Tristan Maximus Alvarado.

Knudsen attends

Mary Kay business conference

Paula Knudsen of Lancaster joined nearly 12,000 Mary Kay independent sales directors from the United States and Canada for the company's annual business conference Jan. 22-31 in Nashville.

At the conference, Knudsen attended career enhancement classes centered on topics, such as increasing efficiency and productivity, improving business communication for specific career needs, and money management. |None|***

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