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Biz Beat 9-13-2012

Everyday People Yoga is a new donation-based studio offering “yoga, pure and simple.” It opened Sept. 11 at 352 W. 12th Ave. in Eugene. Three levels of classes are offered, including for those with physical limitations. Classes are mornings or evenings. Owner is Phoenix Desmond and website is everydaypeopleyoga.com 

Merry Jane Clothier is a resale boutique “dedicated to curvy women” that recently moved from Mohawk Plaza in Springfield to 1670 Willamette St. in Eugene. Owner is Jane Donahue and hours are 11 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday and 11 am to 5 pm Saturdays. Call 746-7796.

Advanced Energy Systems of Eugene recently installed a 236-panel solar system for the Stollar Family Estate’s new tasting room and facilities that opened Sept. 9 in Dayton, Ore. The hardware was made in the U.S. by SunPower. AES, a major Oregon solar company, has its offices at 65 Centennial Loop, website is aesrenew.com 

Tamarack Pool at 35th and Donald is open again after two weeks of annual maintenance. We hear a lot of volunteers showed up to help in addition to the usual crew, including Ministry Contracting, Oregon Auto Repair, Paul Messer Custom Millwork, Boresha Coffee, Forrest Paint, Emerald Pool, Dick’s Bicycles and Ashley’s Upholstery. See tamarackwellness.com

The Washburne Café at 326 Main St. in Springfield is celebrating its first year of business in September by giving back to the community. “We are partnering with three great organizations to raise money and awareness for their missions,” says Marilou Heriot, owner and manager. A percentage of September sales will go to Head Start, FOOD for Lane County and the Springfield School Foundation. Call 746-7999 for details.

LCC will begin its nine-month nonprofit business management programs in October, offering basic and advanced afternoon classes in Springfield. Visit lanesbdc.com or email armstrongt@lanecc.edu or call 463-5255.

Oct. 12-14 has been set for the 30th annual Lane County Home Improvement Show at the Fairgrounds. The fall show expects to have about 250 exhibits. See eugenehomeshow.com for vendor information. A list of exhibitors will be up in September.

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