Neighborhood children doing yard work for money to spend on candy is classic Americana, but for Michael Ackerman Jr, the actual work ended up being its own reward. Michael's grass-mowing hobby transformed into a full-scale lawn-care company in just a few years, after he got the word out by passing out homemade fliers and staging a town-wide game of telephone. When the buzz about his business amplified, he managed his growing list of clientele with the help of his new business partners, Michael Sr and Connie, his parents. As a team, they now tackle yard work of all kinds and have added snow removal, irrigation, and landscape lighting to their core lawn-care services.
At Let's Paint Wichita, owner Melodee Schaefer and instructor Cassie Bouchereau break down the barriers between beginners and painting fetching masterpieces. In relaxed classes, guests armed with brushes, canvases, and aprons build paintings such as van Gogh’s Starry Night with the help of step-by-step instruction. The studio hosts everything from drop-in classes, complete with wine and beer for purchase, to private parties for kids. Students leave the studio with their own works of art and a wealth of new painting techniques.
Wichita Riding Academy has been in business over 25 yrs. Teaching Wichita to ride! Customers & students range from riders who enjoy an occasional weekend trail ride to National level competition. Wichita Riding Academy is family oriented horse facility.
With more than 11 years of tree-trimming experience, the team at Elmore’s Tree Service is deft at improving trees through careful pruning. Before any pruning service, the team thoroughly inspects trees and only cuts away what’s necessary to maintain tree health and appearance, such as dead wood and branches in contact with one another. Other services include stump grinding and removal, shrubbery trimming, and yard cleanup.
Tropical Designs boasts a 4,000 sq. ft. showroom that displays a massive inventory of live tropical plants ($8.48–$102.48), orchids ($18.48–$35.48), and vivid bromeliads, as well as lifelike silk trees ($118–$300), custom silk arrangements (average price $115), and decorative containers ($9–$300). For 35 years, the green-thumbed design staff has created lush, colorful arrangements for homes, businesses, and special events, and customers can benefit from a complimentary consultation with one of their executive sales designers to help plan an appropriate arrangement for any space. With their vibrant selection of sophisticated florals and colorful containers, Tropical Designs is able to bring the earth's ripest bounty from the outside in to create a tropical paradise without the stifling humidity and monstrous human-mosquito hybrids.
At Fremont Laser MedSpa, Dr. James Kojian is as one of the first doctors in the Bay area to utilize this new laser treatment, and Fremont Laser Med Spa has treated more than 18,000 clients of every skin type, including over 1,000 patients for face-fat reduction. He oversees a team of laser technicians, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and physicians' assistants as they administer FDA-approved beautification services that keep skin looking youthful. Dr. Kojian draws on his experience in the fields of anti-aging and longevity as well as aesthetics, calibrating his arsenal of lasers to target everything from wrinkles and rosacea to unwanted hair and rebel spacecraft. Fat-liquifying lasers safely circumvent the skin to liquefy fat cells, aiming to let the body flush them away for a potential loss of inches.