, Newburyport, MA


July 12, 2011

Business briefs

New bike shop, cafe grand opening

EZ Pedaler of Newburyport and Friendesha Internet Café© will be holding a ribbon-cutting on Thursday, July 14, at 4 p.m. at their location at 40R Merrimac St. in downtown Newburyport next to the Chamber of Commerce office. Mayor Donna Holaday and the chamber will take part in the celebration. Check out the electric bikes and enjoy samplings from the café©. All are welcome to attend. EZ Pedaler rents and sells electric and pedal bicycles. Friendesha serves breakfast, lunch, coffee and has free WiFi.

Wetmore expands career coaching services

This summer, Marie Wetmore will be hosting a free coaching call, in session on Mondays from 6 to 6:50 p.m. This is an opportunity for someone who has always wanted to try coaching to get 10 or 15 minutes of laser coaching (short, focused coaching) at no charge. Residents of the North Shore are invited to participate by calling 781-219-3240, during the session time.

In addition, Wetmore announces the launch of three coaching groups: the 40 Precious Hours career coaching group, the Be a Lion life coaching group and the Creative Professionals Mastermind group for artists, writers, dancers and other creative professionals.

These meeting groups are held in a virtual setting where clients call in from the comfort of their homes or offices. To find out more, visit or call 781-219-3240.

She also offers individual and group coaching to adults, ranging from college seniors to retirees, and offers free resources including coaching tools, an e-zine, and a podcast, available on the website.

Bella Salon to hold ribbon cutting

Bella Salon, 92 Pleasant St., is hosting a grand opening and ribbon-cutting event on Thursday, July 14. The ribbon cutting will take place at 4 p.m., and the salon will be celebrating its grand opening from noon to 6 p.m. There will be food and music, as well as free mini services available for hair, make-up, skin and nails.

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