Hairstylist Cindy Bettencourt has joined the Phoenix Day Spa & Salon in Ashland. She graduated with honors from Beauty College in 1977. For ten years she ran her own nine-station salon. She works Wednesdays through Saturdays, including in the evenings. For more information call 488-1281 or visit thephoenixspa.com. The spa is located at 2425 Siskiyou Blvd.
Thomas Lee Gallery in downtown Ashland is celebrating its 800-square-foot expansion on Feb. 5, during the First Friday Art Walk from 5:30 to 9 p.m. At the event the gallery will hold a free raffle at 8:30 p.m. for a rare, framed Dr. Seuss Illustration serigraph. The expansion allows the gallery to represent more contemporary artists. The gallery is located in the back of Claycomb's Mall, 40 N. Main St. For more information call 482-1135 or visit www.thomasleegallery.com.
The Ashland Food Cooperative has partnered with COWHORN, an Applegate Valley winery, to convert used corks into compostable wine packs with a minimum of 99 percent recycled content. Corks collected at the Co-op and the Applegate Valley tasting room are sent to Corvallis-based Western Pulp. COWHORN is also recycling used wine bottles into goblets, pitchers, tumblers, vases and votives, with the help of The Green Glass Company. For more information visit cowhornwine.com.
— Hannah Guzik
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