Business Notes: Sept. 16

A new spot for fresh fruit drinks is opening in James City County.

JuiceFix Juicery held a grand opening ceremony Sept. 9.

The new business offers cold pressed juices, smoothies, smoothie bowls and wellness shots. JuiceFix Juicery also offers juice subscriptions, which are available for weekly delivery and are custom made based on needs.

The juicery will be located at 4917 Courthouse St. in New Town.

The juicery was founded by Deborah and Kalvin Newkirk, who are Army veterans. The Newkirks started the business because of their passion for helping others make healthy lifestyle choices, according to a James City County news release.

Riverside Health System and its aging-in-place program, ChooseHome, announced Sept. 10 it has named Hannah Barton as its personal services coordinator.

Before joining the ChooseHome program, Barton worked at Warwick Forrest, a Riverside continuing care retirement community in Newport News.

“With ChooseHome, we’re able to offer residents in our community the ability to stay in their home and still have access to the high-quality services and health care they need. That’s made possible by Personal Services Coordinators, like Hannah, and we’re delighted that she’s joined our team and brought with her a wealth of knowledge,” said G. Richard Jackson, executive director of the Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health, which oversees the ChooseHome program.

The Charity Tennis Classic announced on Tuesday that it raised $40,000 for the Avalon Center, Colonial CASA, Latisha’s House and the Franciscan Brethren of St. Philip.

The tennis classic attracted 64 players and 16 sponsors. The event announced it has raised $500,000 in the past 24 years for local charities.

The tournament’s aim is to help women and children who are victims of domestic violence.

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Anheuser-Busch-Williamsburg is hosting an open house Saturday.

The event will include the Clydesdales horses, which have been featured in commercials, brewery tours, sampling with the Brewmasters and live music.

The Clydesdales will be at the brewery from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The brewery is located at 7801 Pocahontas Trail.

Admission is free and open to all ages, but you must be 21 or older to drink.

The open house is part of a national effort by Anheuser-Busch to showcase their state branded Budweiser bottles.

Jefferson can be reached by phone at 757-790-9313.

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