New business

December 18, 2005

Name of business:

Arbonne International


Kathy Reeder


10968 Dam No. 5 Road

Opening date:

February 2004


Health/wellness products, aromatherapy and anti-aging products


"Helping teach others what I know to help them become successful and achieve their goals and help them earn their company car."

Market area:

Baby boomers

How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it?

"After getting downsized after 12 years (at an area business), I knew I wanted to be in control of my future and work for myself. I feel like there should be more than just getting up, going to work and coming home. I meet others who felt the same way and found by changing myself and my way of thinking I could become a successful person and teach others to do the same."

Previous business experience:

"Management, willingness and determination to succeed and make a difference in other people's lives."

Number of employees:



"6 to 7 p.m. on the last Tuesday of every month at Mercedes-Benz of Hagerstown. I also set my own hours, usually about 10-15" per week.

Web site:


301-842-2868, box 2

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