Auto-repair shop has new ownership
Autocrafters of Colorado, 557 Sower Drive in Bayfield, announces new owner Ben Choate.
Choate has 10 years of experience in auto repair. Anthony Ludwig is the manager. The business specializes in all aspects of collision repair, auto body repair, painting and automotive mechanic services. The repair shop is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday. The business employs seven.
Autocrafters is the areas largest collision-repair shop. It offers mechanic services and provides turn-key automotive solutions. Autocrafters has been in business for more than 10 years.
For more information, call 884-5040.
Electrolysis business has new location
Epiderme Electrolysis has a new location inside Durango Plastic Surgery at 316 Sawyer Drive.
The business is owned by Mary Frazer, who has a degree in finance from Fort Lewis College. She also attended electrolysis school at American Institute of Education and has a Certified Professional Electrologist designation.
The business is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday to Saturday. Frazer is the only certified professional electrologist in the Four Corners with the most advanced equipment available. Electrolysis is the only FDA-approved form of permanent hair removal.
For more information, visit www.epiderme.net or call 759-0684.
Massage practice adds therapist
ARIA Therapeutics Medical Massage announces the addition of Lori Ann Glass.
Glass is a board-certified and registered massage therapist and a certified athletic trainer. She holds a degree in athletic training from Castleton State College in Vermont and completed her massage therapy training at Downeast School of Massage in Waldonboro, Maine. Glass completed an internship in athletic training at Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, N.H. She has 15 years of experience in athletic training, massage therapy and fitness.
Glass will see patients at both ARIA locations, located at Mercy Regional Medical Plaza, Suite 150, and 1401 Main Ave, Suite A. She specializes in orthopedics, athletic injuries, acute and chronic conditions, post-surgical and restorative care. Glass will accept self-pay, Anthem BC/BS, workers compensation and Auto Med Pay patients.
She and her husband, George, have two girls and enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle, which helped inspire their relocation to Durango from Vermont.
For more information, visit www.AriaWellness.com or call 375-2273.
Living coordinator completes training
Southwest Center for Independence announces that Independent Living Coordinator Sharon Mehesy has completed training from the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists and is now a certified brain injury specialist in addition to her other qualifications.
The center for independence supports independent living for people with disabilities and facilitates change in the community for the inclusion of all people. Mehesy facilitates a Brain Injury Peer Support Group that meets from 1 to 2 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month and from 5 to 6 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of the month at SWCI.
For more information, call 259-1672 or visit www.swilc.org.