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By Kate Coleman | August 14, 1998
I've been talking about having a massage for years, but haven't taken the time. You know how it is when you're busy - working full time, being a mom, keeping up with the laundry. It's hard for me to justify taking an hour for myself - just to relax. Finally, I had a legitimate excuse. It's for work: A story about massage. I could write it better if I had the experience, right? I put myself in the hands of Eugenia "Jeanie" Keller, a person I've known and trusted for a long time.
BUSINESS
November 13, 2011
WHAG-TV WHAG-TV weather anchor Lou Scally recently was given the Silver Circle Award by the Board of Governors for the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences to honor his more than 25 years in broadcasting. Scally joined WHAG-TV in 1981 as a local weather anchor. In addition to being well-known throughout the community as a television personality, he is a host for WJEJ radio. For the past five years, he has been voted favorite local TV personality and favorite radio personality by Hagerstown magazine readers.
NEWS
September 19, 2009
Name of business: Harvest Moon Studio Owner: Kathie Brockhouse Address: 11220 Airport Road, Waynesboro, Pa. Opening date: July 1 Products and services: Facials, massage, and face and body waxing Market area: Franklin and Washington counties How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "I always wanted to have a peaceful, quiet and affordable atmosphere to practice both of my professions. " Previous business experience: Caring Touch Massage in Waynesboro; Bella Salon & Spa in Hagerstown; Synergy Healing Arts in Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.; GTL in Rouzerville, Pa.; and Your Facial Expression in Blue Ridge Summit Number of employees: One plus two others who are self-employed Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. An open house will be Oct. 4 beginning at 9 a.m. Phone number: 717-762-8386
BUSINESS
December 4, 2011
Name of business: Chakras Reflexology & Spa Owner: Jessica Shaool Address: 1423 Dual Highway, Hagerstown Opening date: Sept. 17, 2011 Products and services: Reflexology, massage and personal care, including waxing, tanning and nutrition Target market: Everyone How did you get into your business, and what motivated you to start it? I am inspired by the Asian culture and the many Asian traditions of offering relaxation treatments, bodywork (reflexology, foot massages, acupressure, shiatsu, massage, Thai massage, etc.)
LIFESTYLE
April 18, 2011
The Be Well Tri-State Wellness Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Fairgrounds Park at the stalls, 521 N. Cannon Ave., Hagerstown. The event includes entertainment, food, crafts, vendors and information on holistic health and wellness resources in the Tri-State area. There will also be on-site massage, reiki, yoga and more. Admission is free. For more information, contact Katie Doherty at 301-663-0830 or katie@bewellworld.com.
LIFESTYLE
January 19, 2013
Spiritual Renewal will be offered from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at InnerBeyouty: The Mystical Magical Metaphysical Shoppe, 57 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. The event will offer tarot readings, hand analysis, release of karma contracts, chakra and aura realignment, Reiki treatment, massage, animal communicator/healer, mani/pedi wraps, astrology and more. The program is for adults ages 18 and older. For more information, contact Veeda at 443-527-8461 or innerbeyouty@yahoo.com .
NEWS
March 13, 2007
Hagerstown Community College's Center for Continuing Education will hold a seminar, "Evaluation and Treatment of Shoulder Injuries," on Friday, March 23, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at HCC's Kepler Theater. This full-day seminar will offer a multidisciplinary approach for the evaluation and treatment of shoulder injuries. Discussion will include normal and abnormal anatomy, pathomechanics and biomechanics, and some of the most common orthopedic conditions in which therapeutic interventions are indicated.
NEWS
January 14, 2008
Total Rehab Care employees pass exam Total Rehab Care of Washington County Hospital recently celebrated the certification of occupational therapists Meredith Cirtwell and Tobi Smith, as certified hand therapists. Cirtwell has been with Total Rehab Care for almost two years and has specialized in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation and industrial rehabilitation since 1998. Smith joined Total Rehab Care in 2005 and prior to that worked in skilled nursing, pediatrics, and home health before specializing in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation.
NEWS
April 25, 2001
House calls lift spirits of Hospice's clients By ANDREA BROWN-HURLEY andreabh@herald-mail.com Photo: RICHARD T. MEAGHER / staff photographer Chessie Bailey said she always looked forward to her weekly appointments at the hair salon. Then the cancer ravaged her body and confined her to her Hagerstown home. That's why Bailey, 82, is so happy to have found a hairstylist who makes house calls for Hospice. "I couldn't believe it. It was a real surprise," she said.
NEWS
August 17, 2009
Forum on arthritis CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - An educational forum on arthritis and joint replacements will be at noon Tuesday, Aug. 18, in the Menno Village Chapel, 2075 Scotland Ave. Drs. Robert Richards, from Orthopaedic Associates in Chambersburg, Shabbar Hussain, from Orthopaedic Associates in Chambersburg, and Roger J. Robertson, Cumberland Valley Orthopaedic Associates in Chambersburg, will present the program. There will be time for questions and refreshments will be provided after the presentation.
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NEWS
June 11, 2013
The Williamsport Town Council Monday night voted unanimously to lower the annual fee for businesses that want to offer therapeutic massage. Such businesses were required by the town to pay a permit fee of $1,000, but council members decided to lower that fee to $250. Town officials talked about the fee in April after Tammy Whitney, operator of the Williamsport Barber Shop Downtown, appeared before the council to discuss a proposal to add therapeutic massage to her business. At the time, there was support from the council for her business, and an interest in helping to get it started quickly.
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By DAVE McMILLION | davem@herald-mail.com | April 8, 2013
The operator of a Williamsport barber shop appeared before the Williamsport Town Council on Monday night to talk about her proposal to add therapeutic massage to her business. Tammy Whitney of the Williamsport Barber Shop Downtown said there are various types of massage and the practice can be used to help improve blood circulation or to treat complications such as migraine headaches. Whitney said she would have to obtain a license from the state to offer therapeutic massage at her shop at 28 N. Conococheague St., and she and city officials discussed what kind of city requirements she would have to meet.
LIFESTYLE
April 1, 2013
Angels Touch Massage & Bodywork will offer a free chair massage Saturday, April 6, at 57 S. Potomac St, downtown Hagerstown. Receive a 10-minute chair massage for free. For more information, contact customer service at 866-394-7424.
LIFESTYLE
January 19, 2013
Spiritual Renewal will be offered from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at InnerBeyouty: The Mystical Magical Metaphysical Shoppe, 57 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. The event will offer tarot readings, hand analysis, release of karma contracts, chakra and aura realignment, Reiki treatment, massage, animal communicator/healer, mani/pedi wraps, astrology and more. The program is for adults ages 18 and older. For more information, contact Veeda at 443-527-8461 or innerbeyouty@yahoo.com .
BUSINESS
February 26, 2012
Name of business: Kelly Willock, massage therapist Owner: Kelly Willock   Address: 200 Northern Ave., Hagerstown Opening date: Jan. 1, 2012 Products and services: Massage therapy, including Swedish, deep tissue and hot stone, paraffin hand and feet wax, ear candling, infant and toddler massage classes, couples massage classes and doula information Target market: Men, women and children ...
LIFESTYLE
By AMY DULEBOHN | amyc@herald-mail.com | January 23, 2012
Many modern parenting resources say that bonding - the earlier the better - is essential for building strong, healthy relationships. One way that new parents can foster bonding is through infant massage. Kelly Willock of Hagerstown would like to help with that. She is a certified infant massage instructor, who received accreditation through the International Association of Infant Massage. The benefits of infant massage include helping with a colicky baby, brain stimulation and hand-eye coordination, she said.
BUSINESS
December 4, 2011
Name of business: Chakras Reflexology & Spa Owner: Jessica Shaool Address: 1423 Dual Highway, Hagerstown Opening date: Sept. 17, 2011 Products and services: Reflexology, massage and personal care, including waxing, tanning and nutrition Target market: Everyone How did you get into your business, and what motivated you to start it? I am inspired by the Asian culture and the many Asian traditions of offering relaxation treatments, bodywork (reflexology, foot massages, acupressure, shiatsu, massage, Thai massage, etc.)
BUSINESS
November 13, 2011
WHAG-TV WHAG-TV weather anchor Lou Scally recently was given the Silver Circle Award by the Board of Governors for the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences to honor his more than 25 years in broadcasting. Scally joined WHAG-TV in 1981 as a local weather anchor. In addition to being well-known throughout the community as a television personality, he is a host for WJEJ radio. For the past five years, he has been voted favorite local TV personality and favorite radio personality by Hagerstown magazine readers.
BUSINESS
August 30, 2011
Name of business: Country Zen Massage Studio Owner: Betsy Schoonover Address: 14 S. Main St., Boonsboro Opening date: July 1, 2011 Products and services: Jane Iredale skin-care products, which are recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation; Bioelements Professional Skin Care products; destressing facials; Swedish massage; deep-tissue massage; hot-stone massage; wedding makeup; makeup application; manicures;...
LIFESTYLE
April 18, 2011
The Be Well Tri-State Wellness Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Fairgrounds Park at the stalls, 521 N. Cannon Ave., Hagerstown. The event includes entertainment, food, crafts, vendors and information on holistic health and wellness resources in the Tri-State area. There will also be on-site massage, reiki, yoga and more. Admission is free. For more information, contact Katie Doherty at 301-663-0830 or katie@bewellworld.com.
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