Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty is proud to announce that Senior Vice Presidents Lara O’Rourke and Chelsea Robinson have ranked among Sotheby’s International Realty’s Top 100 Agents and Teams Worldwide in 2022. They are proud of their success and to be part of the world’s leading luxury real estate network. Please contact Lara and Chelsea of The Lara & Chelsea Collaborative at 617.852.7018 email TLCC@gibsonsir.com.
Alex Ablon and Karen O’Malley are here to help single people embrace spring with new beginnings. Their boutique matchmaking firm, Ready to Partner, will help you determine your interests, passions, and the core values you seek in a mate. All candidates are vetted and confidentiality is highly valued. They save you valuable time and make the dating process stress free and enjoyable. Additional services include photo sessions, makeovers, health and wellness coaching, and personal training. For more information call 617.213.0089 or visit www.readytopartner.com.
Still looking for that perfect fit for your child’s education? Dedham Country Day School accepts rolling admissions applications through March 1. Connect with their admissions team to have your questions answered or to schedule a personal tour. It’s not too late to learn more and join the fun. For more information, visit www.dedhamcountryday.org.
The Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club (WHJWC) proudly announces the Wellesley Kitchen and Home Tour, which will take place on Saturday, May 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The tour will showcase six gorgeous homes, where guests will be invited to visit the first floor, in addition to a few bonus areas at select homes. All tickets must be pre-purchased at www.whjwc.org for $65 and will go on sale on Tuesday, March 14.
Eye Care and Laser Surgery of Newton-Wellesley is pleased to announce that Dr. Glenda Savitz has joined their team. Dr. Savitz is a third-generation optometrist. She has been in practice for more than ten years and makes it a priority to stay up to date with the latest technology in eye care in order to provide the most accurate exams. She focuses on comprehensive eye care and contact lens evaluations, with a special interest in dry eyes. For more information, please visit www.eyecareandlasersurgery.com.
Gabrielle Clemens, JD, LLM, CDFAR, AEPR and Managing Director Private Wealth Management, was recently named the #1 Woman Advisor to watch by AdvisorHub. She was also named Forbes Best In-State Wealth Advisor in 2021 and 2022 and Forbes Top Woman Wealth Advisor in 2020, 2021, and 2022. Gabrielle works with you to create custom financial solutions and strategies. Her goal is to educate and empower her clients to make sound, critical financial decisions with the future in focus. To learn more, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617.725.1702.
Boston Veterinary Clinic (BVC) will open late winter 2023 at 239 Washington Street in Wellesley, providing fear-free primary care services for dogs and cats. Led by Chief Medical Officer Dr. Brian Bourquin and his team of experienced veterinarians, BVC will continue to carry out its mission of helping pet guardians and their companions develop a powerful and enduring bond over a long and healthy life. Sign up to receive updates on the Wellesley opening at www.bostonveterinary.com.
The Engel & Völkers Wellesley team celebrated the holidays and another successful year in real estate at Smith & Wollensky in Wellesley.
The NWH Orthopedic Walk-In Clinic at 978 Worcester Street in Wellesley is now open all year, except for Christmas day. Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The Ortho Walk-In is available to anyone in the community with no appointment necessary. Visits have a quick turnaround, with most patients in and out within an hour. There is an x-ray machine onsite, along with additional imaging equipment, allowing them to care for even more patients.
Wellesley resident and architect, Jan Gleysteen, AIA, is pleased to have been awarded a Gold PRISM Award for his ‘Modern Colonial” residence. The PRISM Awards are awarded annually for design excellence by the Builder’s and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston. The project was also recently recognized by the Boston Globe as one of the first colonial style reinventions of the 21st century; commented by noted author Virginia Savage McAlester. For more information about Jan Gleysteen Architects and their work please visit www.jangleysteeninc.com or call 781-431-0080.
Spring is the season for making positive changes in your life. If you’re going through the process of divorce or recently divorced, become inspired this spring with Wellesley resident Caren Stanley’s “Journey of Divorce.” This course helps people move forward in their lives during and after divorce with dignity and grace and provides tools and positivity, guidance, and support. Participants learn how they can acknowledge a new beginning for themselves and a new sense of normal. To learn more, please email email@example.com or call 617.794.9898.
Wellesley resident and photographer Lisa Neighbors is celebrating 20 years as a professional photographer. Lisa will be offering photography workshops for teens this spring and summer exploring Boston neighborhoods, night photography, pet photography, and more. Visit www.lisaneighborsphotographs.com for more information and to secure a spot. A workshop, headshot, family photo session, or updated branding images for your business are wonderful ways to welcome spring. And be sure to book your high school and college senior portrait sessions early.
The MacDowell Company was named Best of Boston Home 2023. For more than 50 years, The MacDowell Company has been designing and constructing major landscape projects across New England. Their attention to site design and architectural detail enables them to fulfill the most specific and diverse needs of their clients. Whether it’s a small terrace and garden or a large-scale, multi-faceted master plan, The MacDowell Company is here to help you achieve your vision. For more information, please visit www.themacdowellcompany.com.
Mellowes & Paladino Architects and Lien Custom Builders won the 2022 PRISM Award for Excellence for Best Detached Home 4,500 to 5,000 Square Feet in the home building industry. For more than 25 years, Mellowes & Paladino Architects have been designing custom residences, new additions, and renovations of existing homes locally and throughout New England. Each project represents a process of exploration, synthesis, and innovation. The firm achieves excellence through insightful and sensitive design solutions reinforced with a constant refinement of detail. For more information, please visit www.mellowespaladino.com.
Sudbury Design Group is celebrating 50 years as one of the leading landscape architectural firms in the region. Their collaborative approach and award-winning architecture, construction, and garden services teams make them unique in the industry. The firm strives to produce spaces that balance form with function to create harmony between homes and their surroundings. Discover how Sudbury Design Group’s careful planning and hands-on management can transform your property into a stunning landscape. Please visit www.landscapearchitectureboston.com.
a Blade of Grass is happy to announce that their design/install team has earned another award. At the PRISM Awards Gala hosted by the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB), the team received a silver award for “best design for outdoor living.” For 28 years, a Blade of Grass has been designing, building, and maintaining beautiful outdoor residential living spaces throughout the Boston area. Find out how a Blade of Grass can transform your property. Please visit www.abladeofgrass.com.
Adriane Esthetics is now offering Procell, an anti-aging and corrective treatment that combines microchanneling and application of powerful stem cell and protein serum. Procell is a fabulous way to refresh your skin this spring as it reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles across the face and tightens facial skin. It also works beautifully on acne, scarring, rosacea, and uneven or hyperpigmented skin concerns. For more information, please visit www.adrianeesthetics.com or call 508.975.3019.
Refresh your skin this spring with cosmetic microneedling at Elizabeth Renee. Cosmetic microneedling boosts the production of collagen and elastin and thickens the epidermis, which reduces lines and wrinkles. It also helps reboot cell to cell communication to normalize skin function. Elizabeth believes that beautiful skin will endure throughout one’s lifetime when utilizing the best that science and nature have to offer. For more information on how to keep your skin looking youthful, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 781.235.7546.
Pam Kubbins, the owner and founder of her homegrown business Pam’s Pashminas in Wellesley, is excited about the debut of her fresh new Spring/Summer 2023 Scarf Collection at the Connecticut Flower Show being held at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford in February. Her high-quality, all-natural fiber scarves feature unique images of Pam’s worldwide travel photography, as well as images from her local organic home garden. All of her original designs are on gorgeous artisanally-crafted fabrics. Please visit www.pamspashminas.com.
Ever wish you had a personal chef to answer your questions about how to convert an old family recipe to today’s technology? At Clarke, New England’s Official Sub-Zero, Wolf and Cove Showroom, a culinary staff, including Executive Chef Shelby Gregoriadis, is available to help you learn all about Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances before you buy. Once you complete your kitchen, Clarke’s Ask the Chef service offers complimentary private sessions in person, or via Facetime or Zoom, to answer all of your culinary questions. Please visit www.clarkeliving.com.
Jesamondo Salon & Spa proudly announces Keratin Max hair treatments in the salon. This amazing hair straightening treatment takes approximately 90 minutes to perform and lasts from three to five months on average. Unlike regular Keratin treatments, the results are cumulative and build upon themselves each time. For smoother, straighter hair with noticeably reduced flyaways, try the new Keratin Max today. Schedule online at www.jesamondo.com or call: 508.907.7171.
Cindy Henry recently joined the PBF Homes team. As director of operations/logistics, Cindy will be managing office operations as well as design logistics including purchasing, tracking, client support and billing. She brings more than six years of experience to this role. Her experience, coupled with a keen attention to detail and go to attitude will ensure smooth operations at PBF Homes. For more information on PBF Homes’ full-service home renovation and interior design services, visit www.pbfhomes.com.
Carpenter & MacNeille Architects and Builders, located in Essex and Wellesley, was awarded Best of Boston Home 2023 for “High-End Home Remodeling, North” by Boston Home‘s editors. The firm continues to enthusiastically serve its clients throughout New England by designing, building, and restoring homes that create architectural legacies. Please visit www.carpentermacneille.com for firm details and follow them on Instagram@carpentermacneille.
Jan Gleysteen Architects, Inc. of Wellesley is pleased to announce that Aaron Peabody, AIA has been promoted to senior associate. Aaron has been a project architect on many JGA projects of note. For more information please see www.jangleysteeninc.com.
Start spring healthier and stronger with Pilates at One2One BodyScapes Wellesley. Danielle Kalfon joined BodyScapes last year and specializes in classical Pilates. She’ll customize a program to fit your needs and level and welcomes all ages, genders, and levels of experience—from athletes to older individuals working on improving balance. Danielle and One2One BodyScapes Wellesley’s experienced trainers will help you set and attain personal fitness goals. Give Bodyscapes a call at 781.235.2262 for special offers and to book your first session. Visit www.one2onebodyscapes.com/Wellesley/ for more information.
Art Wellesley, an organization that connects art and community, has many exciting events planned for 2023. They’ll be hosting monthly artist events at the Wellesley Recreation Center and offering art studio tours and gallery visits. Artist talks will be accessible to all, with no experience necessary. To learn more about Art Wellesley and to register for events, please visit www.artwellesley.org, follow them on Instagram, and sign up for their newsletter at the bottom of their website. Be sure to register early as space is limited.
Jodi Swartz, founder and principal designer of KitchenVisions, recently won a 2022 Silver PRISM award from the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB) for Newton Gambrel Primary Bath. The builder is Asher Nichols & Craftsmen. Jodi marries her design talents with a desire to create more livable and inspirational homes for her clients. Jodi and the KitchenVisions team provide inviting elements and thorough project coordination for homeowners. The results have won multiple accolades and awards. To learn more, please visit www.kitchenvisions.com.
Grant Associates, LLC is helping homeowners complete their home improvement projects. Owner Robert Grant, having spent much of his college years and early adulthood in Minnesota, moved back to Massachusetts and started the company. A graduate of Weston High School, Grant started his building career at Ogilvie’s almost 23 years ago, stocking paint and building materials. From major renovations to smaller home remodels, attention to detail is always prioritized. For more information, please visit www.grantassociate.com.
David and Robert Hobaica, owners of Easton Pool and founders of Plunge+, currently service the Wellesley/Weston area. They recently announced their new partnership with Swavi Osev and the launch of Northshore Plunge Pool Co. Plunge+ is the new way to pool. Impeccably engineered for any space, these pools fit perfectly and transform even tricky spaces into backyard oases. Made with premium materials and designed for simple upkeep, they’re installed in weeks, not months. For more information, please visit NorthshorePlungePools.com.
Premier Dental Group of Wellesley partnered with The Greater Boston Food Bank to feed our neighbors in need across Eastern Massachusetts. They spent the afternoon together sorting and packaging food for distribution to hungry families in the eastern part of the state. For more information, please visit www.premierdentalgroupofwellesley.com.
Known for timeless architecture that lives seamlessly for today’s modern family, Patrick Ahearn Architect is proud to have received awards for two sensitive renovations of historic Wellesley properties. Honoring the architectural history of Wellesley, the awards are granted by the Wellesley Historical Commission and identify projects that preserve the town’s character and indicate the excellence to which all renovation or new construction in town can aspire. To learn more, please visit www.patrickahearn.com.
FIXT Dental is now open in Wellesley. This is the dental practice where people who value their smiles go. Whether you simply want to keep your smile healthy with routine cleanings and checkups or if you need a full mouth rehabilitation, this is the place. Their advanced technology and training have enabled them to change the way dentistry is done. Call Erika to schedule your appointment today at 781.474.4444. Visit www.fixtdental.com.
Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty is thrilled to acknowledge Senior Vice President Debi Benoit, who has been recognized as one of Sotheby’s International Realty’s Top 100 Agents and Teams Worldwide in 2022. This designation is a testament to Debi’s commitment to her clients and drive to be at the forefront of the real estate industry. Debi can be reached at 617.962.9292 or Debi.Benoit@gibsonsir.com.
Husband and wife team Kevin and Azi Griffin of Griffin Building & Development announced their recent completion of E.A. Davis & Co by Mahi Gold Outfitters’ storefront renovation in Wellesley. They offer high-end residential and commercial services from architectural development to construction to interior design. Managed by a single team of talented professionals, they deliver personalized service that includes continuous collaboration from start to completion. The company serves MetroWest, Plymouth, and Cape Cod. Visit www.GriffinBuild.com for more information.
Wellesley Asset Management has been providing alternative fixed income solutions to families and institutional clients since 1991. Headquartered in Wellesley, the impact their people have on the community has always been something the company strongly values. In that regard, Wellesley Asset Management prioritizes giving back. This year, their employees were thrilled to partner with Globe Santa and the Boston Bruins to help families and, most importantly, children faced with hard times and challenges, enjoy the holiday season. Visit www.wellesleyassetmanagement.com.
Wellesley resident Chris Householder is celebrating 10 years at Perfect Postures in Newton. Perfect Postures helps clients eliminate pain by providing them with the tools to heal themselves. Their corrective exercise method concentrates on the underlying issue rather than the short-term solution. Perfect Posture evaluates a client’s posture and identifies muscle imbalances and skeletal misalignments. They look at the actual cause of the pain and develop a corrective exercise routine to address the causes. To learn more, please visit www.perfectpostures.com and call 617.244.6900 to schedule an appointment.
The team at Rutledge is thrilled to unveil their newly redesigned office space at 572 Washington Street in Wellesley. The updated layout is designed to foster collaboration and productivity for their team of over 20 agents and their clients. The space features ample natural light and a variety of green elements, creating a comfortable and inviting atmosphere. You’re invited to stop by, tour of the new office, and see for yourself the exciting changes they’ve made.
Madrona Brothers Landscaping, celebrating 28 years of outstanding landscape services, is pleased to announce the second-year anniversary of Tom Fletcher, director of landscape services. Formally of a Blade of Grass, Tom has brought his friendly style, interactive designs, and deep commitment to every relationship he builds. The company enjoys his ongoing commitment to their team and continued ability to share a fresh perspective. Visit www.Madronabros.com or call 508.620.9369.
Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty is pleased to welcome Wellesley resident Ritu Chawla to its office at 54 Central Street in Wellesley. An active community member, Ritu harnesses years of experience in finance and economics to serve clients throughout Greater Boston. The firm has 24 offices across Eastern Massachusetts and more than 450 sales associates who
are experts in their markets and represent the trusted Sotheby’s International Realty brand. Contact Ritu at 339.204.8883 or email@example.com.