Biz Buzz:
Artists to demonstrate work at gallery

       Sculptor Cheryl Lafon and painter Ed McCarthy Allen will demonstrate their work Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27-28 in a free event at the Gunter-Wolff Gallery, 2605 W. Colorado Ave. The times both days will be noon to 8 p.m. Visitors are welcome to talk to the artists as they work.
       Goodwill Industries of Colorado Springs has been accredited for a three-year period for its rehabilitation programs by the international accrediting commission for rehabilitation facilities known as CARF.
       According to a Goodwill press release, the audit represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded and is the 11th consecutive three-year accreditation Goodwill has received.
       The Westside-based non-profit agency has been providing programs and services to aid individuals in achieving personal and economic independence since 1956.
       Sakura, a Japanese restaurant, has opened at 3117 W. Colorado Ave. in the Red Rock shopping center. The owners are Nancy Jang and Jongbo West.
       The business is open daily for lunch and dinner. The phone is 632-7866.
       Ladies Fitness has moved to a new location on the Westside - 1412 S. 21st St. Owned by Marcia Frye, the business offers customers a chance to use workout equipment as well as do tanning and yoga. The phone is 632-3001.
       Steve Brown of Good Faith Financial will give a free seminar on understanding mortgages Saturday, Jan. 28, from 10 a.m. to noon at his office, 1224 W. Colorado Ave. Attendees are asked to RSVP by the 27th at 227-1241.

Do you have any news about your business? Call the Westside Pioneer at 471-6776.