Shops & Business

Last fall, Bella Bridal Boutique unveiled the fruits of their recent remodel: lively paint colors, a custom-made front desk, updated fitting rooms, a newly-added waiting area, and fresh fabrics and upholstery.

 Belles clothing founder Kirsten Elles wears a Dayrunner dress; Lisa Hein, center, and Anne Lynch model other Belles looks.

Did you just come from the gym? These are words you are unlikely to hear if you are wearing Belles, a new clothing line of stylish must-haves for women who go from exercise to errands.

The chamber ambassadors hosted an April 3 ribbon-cutting at Magical Minds Childcare and Learning Center.

When Magical Minds Childcare and Learning Center opened this spring in Woodbury, Matt Johnson was there to officially welcome the center to town, with
an oversized scissors and a shiny green ribbon. Johnson is one of 30 Chamber of

Bob McEnaney has logged many miles on the seat of his bike. He did his first triathlon after graduating from college in 1981, and hasn’t looked back. But this month, McEnaney will tackle the toughest endurance event of his career.

Michael and Amy Lindahl spend some time with some local children as they help deliver fresh water with Healing Haiti.

In 2008, Michael Lindahl kissed his wife and six kids goodbye and boarded a plane to Haiti. The Woodbury dentist was traveling to Titanyen, a rural hillside town about 25 minutes outside of Port-au-Prince, with his friend and fellow Bible study member, Jeff Gacek.

Heidi Martin’s parents both worked retail. “Retail is in my blood,” she says.
So it should come as no surprise that Martin is the proud owner of Sisu, a new
boutique in Eagle Valley Marketplace.

Woodbury High School’s Scott Swansson with his collection of sweaters.

Graduation at Woodbury High School on June 1 will be a rite of passage for the class of 2014. It will also be a milestone for Scott Swansson, affectionately known as “Swanny,” who is retiring after 35 years of teaching and coaching.

Woodbury has earned a reputation for being an outstanding community to call home. In fact, national news organizations such as CNN and Money Magazine include Woodbury at the top of their annual rankings of ideal places to reside within the United States.

Give the gift of beauty, relaxation or home to all the special women on your list. Whether it’s your BFF-turned-matron-of-honor or mom-turned-BFF, we have the gifts that will make them sparkle with bliss.

For Bridesmaids

Now in its 18th year, the Gala and Auction (set for April 5) is New Life Academy’s largest fundraising event.