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Partygoers who need to look their their best can get their their style at at at Shear Luxe a a a a a a a a a a beauty shop that opened in August 2020 Owners Alex Eisenhardt and Heather Lengerich both worked at at other shops but had always dreamed of owning their own own salon After searching for a a a a a a a a a a a while they found empty warehouse space on on on Gleason Street in in Sidney that was just perfect “We both had had regular clients so when we we opened we we had had plenty of business right away ” ” said Eisenhardt “But it has continued to grow as as as as more people find out we are here ” ” Shear Luxe does haircuts color wash and and style eyelashes and and facials The shop also carries a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a full line of Lanza beauty products for sale Patrons can relax in in in in spacious surroundings and and enjoy complimentary coffee soft drinks and and bottled water The The salon is open Monday through Saturday and has has stations for for six operators The The business has has also offered summer internships for for cosmetology students from the Upper Valley Career Center Another new business that opened in in in 2021 on Russell Road in in in in in in Sidney is is WiseBridge Wealth Management a a a a a a a a a a a a full-service financial counseling company Located in in in in in a a a a a a a a a a a a a beautifully renovated old farmhouse WiseBridge handles investments management retirement planning planning social security planning planning and health insurance including Medicare Owner Cindy Helman has been in in in in in in in the wealth management business since 1995 but had great interest in in in in in in in starting her own firm In
the the first two years she has seen significant growth and plans to double her staff in in the the coming months “We “We specialize in in generational financial leadership ” ” said Helman Helman “We “We want to help families plan for the future ” ” Helman Helman stresses that confidentiality and professionalism are most important as she looks for for new members for for her team It is is exciting to to see new local businesses adding their unique spin to to to what is is available here but the the the region has many small businesses that have stood the the the test of time Even these established companies are open to to to reinvention to to keep things fresh One such business is is Shelby County's local radio station Hits 105 5 5 WMVR Going on air in in in 1965 Hits 105 5 5 5 WMVR became known for for its its community-oriented programming and adult contemporary music format format But as is not uncommon in in in the the the the radio business there were various format format changes changes over the the the the the years and even name changes changes In
2022 under the the the the the new ownership of Michelle Stallard the the the station has returned to its roots playing Hot AC (adult contemporary) “Despite changes in format over the the years the the station never lost its small-town feel ” said Stallard “We are here to to to be connected to to to the the people of the the region Our signal range covers nine counties and and we we also have streaming now but we we feature local programming and and and news covering some high school sporting events and and OSU football ” Hits 105 5 5 is live during the the morning and afternoon “drive” hours providing the the the personal touch that some stations lack today Music Director Director Tracy Kies handles the the 6:00-11:00 a a a a a a m m m m slot and and Program Director Director Derek Olding is on from 2:00-6:00 p m m m The station also has local features during Kies’ morning program On Mondays Suzanne Cline from Amos Memorial Library comes on on on air and on on on Tuesdays Sidney City Manager Andrew Bowsher visits the the studio On Wednesday the the the the the Shelby Shelby County Animal Shelter features the the the the the Adoptable Pet of the the the the Week and Thursday brings the the the the Shelby Shelby County United Way show with its CEO & President Scott Barr Just like the the the the the radio waves that connect the the the the the northern Miami Valley small businesses are the the the the the lifeblood of the the the the the region 

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