North County Business Records, August 29
Westin Resort spa reopens with new manager
Ocean Pearl Spa, in the Westin Carlsbad Resort & Spa, has appointed Kerri Calver as the Spa Director. Calver is overseeing the reopening of the spa after it was temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The spa offers marine plants and skin care products. Therapies include body scrubs, personalized and enhanced facials, and tailor-made massages. Calver has been a massage therapist for over 30 years and has worked with chiropractors as well as the Padres and the US Olympic Gymnastics Team. In 2005, she opened her own business offering massage and skin care, and made up artists for festival stages. The Ocean Pearl Spa is now open from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday to Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. The resort is located at 5480 Grand Pacific Drive. Call (760) 827-2700; visit oceanpearlspa.com.
State of the House dinner scheduled for September 15
The annual Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce State of the House Dinner, with a focus on supporting local businesses, will be held at 5:30 p.m. on September 15 at the Pala Mesa Resort, 2001 Old Highway 395, Fallbrook. The cost is $ 55 for chamber members and $ 65 for non-members; table sponsorships, $ 100. Prepayment is required for dinner; reserve by September 8 at (760) 728-5845. Space is available, but limited, to introduce nonprofit members. To have a free booth for marketing purposes at this event, contact [email protected]
Walmart offers free flu shots and vaccines
Walmart offers low-cost vaccines at all of its pharmacies through community clinics and walk-in flu shots. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that anyone over the age of six months get a flu shot each year. The CDC also recommends a COVID-19 vaccination for everyone over 12 years old. Walmart pharmacies carry both vaccines, and customers can receive low-cost flu shots and free COVID-19 vaccines at the same time if they choose, administered by certified pharmacists and healthcare providers. professionals. Visit walmart.com/wellnesshub.
San Diego Foundation hires three directors
The San Diego Foundation recently expanded with the hiring of three directors. Christiana DeBenedict is the new director, environmental initiatives; Jason Rogers is Director, Wealth Counselor Relations; and Lorena Nava Ruggero is director of communications. DeBenedict will lead programs and lead resources to build a more equitable and resilient San Diego. Previously, she was Director of Environmental Leadership Initiatives at the University of San Diego’s Nonprofit Institute, where she led the San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative, a network of cities and public agencies working to advance local climate solutions. Rogers is a resource for San Diego area heritage advisors on opportunities to incorporate charitable giving. Rogers was previously Senior Vice President of Business Development at Cetera Financial Group. Ruggero is responsible for raising awareness of the foundation’s products, services, programs and impact on the San Diego community. She was previously Director of College and Community Relations at Grossmont College where she managed external and internal communications. The San Diego Foundation and its donors have awarded more than $ 1.3 billion to support nonprofits throughout the San Diego area. Visit sdfoundation.org.
The Chamber hosts two events on September 8
The North San Diego Business Chamber is hosting two events on September 8, a virtual networking event and a live outdoor networking event. The lunchtime virtual connections networking event runs from noon to 1 p.m. Members of the Chamber will receive the list of participants after the event. Registration is required at bit.ly/38bo38E. The Zoom link will be sent by email the day before. The live event, Regional Connect Networking, takes place from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Rancho Bernardo Inn, 17550 Bernardo Oaks Drive, San Diego. Registration reserved for members until Wednesday. After that, if space is available, guests can register for $ 35. Free members with pre-registration; $ 10 the day of the event. Register at bit.ly/3DhonRK. Call (858) 487-1767.
Senator Bates honors a pizzeria
Senator Patricia Bates, R-Laguna Niguel, recently awarded The Privateer Coal Fire Pizza the 2021 Small Business of the Year award for the 36th Senate District. Bates recognized owners Charlie Anderson and his son Sage Anderson over lunch in Sacramento. “The Privateer represents the best attributes of a small business – local roots, independent ownership and a commitment to the community,” Bates, a former small business owner, said in a statement. Original founders Anderson and Jamey Stone grew up surfing and dreamed of opening their own restaurant in Oceanside, which became reality in 2012. The restaurant, located at 1706 S. Coast Highway, uses a charcoal oven to cook its pizzas. The Privateer is open for lunch and dinner and also serves sandwiches, wraps, pastas, desserts, and a selection of wines and craft beers. Call (760) 453-2500; visit theprivateercoalfirepizza.com.
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