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Thursday, December 9, 2010 N/Warren Town and County News Page Seven BUSINESS 1 REVIEW ) Staff photo by Mary Lou Gray. atsAMORE Now Open By Sally Huntoon Vanessa Lacona-Devine, owner and operator of Bambino's Restaurant, has an- nounced the opening of atsAMORE located at 8384 South Orilla Road in Norwalk. The banquet facility is in a county setting and is available for any occasion. It may be rented by the hour or the day and includes a full-service bar, full kitchen and dance floor. It seats up to 150 guests. Vanessa is part of the Lacona family who have been in the restaurant business in Des Moines for many years. She named the facility atsAMORE to honor her parents. "It means love," she said. "When people rent this for any occasion, whether a holi- day party, birthday party, family reunion, wedding or rehearsal dinner, it will be about love." My mom used to go around the house singing 'atsamore' she added. Vanessa and Curt Hutcheson have given the building a flesh coat of paint and have installed carpet, which gives the facility a new, more modem look. Those renting the facility may have Vanessa cater the event or they may bring in their own food, beer or wine. Since Vanessa has a liquor license, she Can now be hired to run the bar and can provide any hard liquor for the event. The facility is also available for business meetings and school events. For more information, call Vanessa at 515-371-2092. DIXON CHRISTMAS TREES 78,52 25th Ave., Norwalk - CHOOSE & HARVEST TREES FRESH HANDMADE WREATHES HOURS: Fri. 1-5; Sat. 9-5; Sun. 1-5 Anytime by Appointment 6 Mi. S on Hwy 28 to Churchville Rd. 515-981-0014 LIBRARY HOURS Monday- Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday 1'0 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Closed Sundays (Mrr-l.a,orr) P S t " t -. 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The Adairs both grew up in Iowa and graduated from Iowa State Univer- sity. They have lived in the Norwalk area five years and have one son, Brad, an eighth grader at Eastview. 50211 Salon and Spa will offer services for hair styling, nails, spa services, facials, body treatments, massages along with spa packages. One can also book Princess or Little Diva Parties or Tween or Teen Parties. Business hours are Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturda: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, I p.m. to 4 p.m. Sandie Patterson is the receptionist for the salon. She graduated from Norwalk High School and she and her husband Craig have two children and six grandchildren. Patterson previously worked in re- tail management and op- erated a home-based busi- ness before coming to 50211 Salon and Spa. Patterson said she is very excited about working at the salon and reconnecting with old friends. Along with Patterson, Norwalk resident Vicki Cassady will serve in the receptionist/marketing position. Cassady gradu- ated from NW Missouri State and she and her hus- band Dennis have three children and four grand- children. Cathy Olson will serve with Cassady and Patterson as receptionist. Olson grew up in Des Moines and she and her husband Steve reside in Prole. Along with being the receptionist for 50211 Salon and Spa, she volun- teers at Regency Assisted Living in Norwalk. She stated she is looking for- ward to working at the sa- lon. Full time stylist Kayla Castillo, originally from South Dakota and Colo- rado, will be offering her styling services along with manicures and pedicures. Castillo was employed previously with Ardies Beauty and Great Clips in Des Moines. Castillo and her husband are expecting their first child. She has lived in the Norwalk area since February and is ex- cited to be working here and meeting new people. Morgan Maguire will be filling the position of full-time stylist. Maguire graduated from Lenox High School and La' James International College. She previously worked at Regis Salon. She said she loves doing hair mostly enjoys doing women's cuts and colors. "I'm very ex- cited to start working in the new salon!" Kathy (Berry) Dunton, part-time hair stylist at the salon, graduated from Norwalk in 2005 and La' James in 2007. She special- izes in hair color, cuts, updos and styling. Dunton stated, "I'm super excited about working in a salon located in my home town. It's great to meet new people and reconnect with people I haven't seen in years?" Kelsie Bazzocco will of- fer her services as the Esthetician for the salon. She graduated from Urbandale High School and graduated from Aveda Institute in June 2010. Bazzocco stated that an esthetician specializes in skin care, makeup and waxing. She said she is ex- cited about working in this new salon and it's a great opportunity for growth and meeting new people. The massage therapist for 50211 Salon and Spa is Henry C. Haas, L.M.T. Haas is certified in hot stone massage, spa thera- pies, reflexolog35 physical therapy aid, aromatherapy and first aid/CPR. He owned and ran his own business, Henry's Thera- peutic Massage, prior to accepting the position at 50211. Haas specializes in Swedish, Hot Stone, Pre- natal, deep tissue and Sports massage. Haas said he is looking forward to being a part of a great team showing his skills to a new crowd of people while re- juvenating their body re- leasing their mind from everyday stress. Call the salon at 515- 981-0277 for more infor- mation or to schedule ap- pointments. Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday! In the 19th century, stu- dents at Cambridge Uni- versity, England, were not permitted to keep a dog in their rooms. Lord Byron, the famed poet, complied with the rule--he kept a bear Instead. TED'S USED CARS & AUTO REPAIR BEEN DOING BUSINESS SINCE 1966 We Repair All Makes & M00kJls! 802 Sunset Drive - Norwalk, IA 50211 Phone: 515-981-0649 Residence: 515-287-65i2 WE'RE A qlAl) AUTO CARE CENTER 4L. .mL..J