Business Briefs -- Thursday, July 5, 2007

Chadbourne now certified hypnotist

Bea Chadbourne, owner of Rejuvenations Health & Wellcare at 1576 Ebenezer Road, recently completed certified hypnotist training at the Lawrence Center.

She has added hypnosis to her holistic practice for clients wanting assistance with weight management, stress or anxiety and smoking cessation. Chadbourne teaches two comprehensive programs for weight management.

For more information, call 448-3688 or e-mail

Lunch and Learn series begins July 18

The Small Business Council of the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce will present a "Lunch and Learn" series beginning July 18.

The first topic, "Audits Are Up with the IRS: Are Your Records in Order," will be led by local CPA Franklin Sparkman, Small Business Council chairman. The one-hour seminar will begin at noon at JoMars Restaurant.

Cost will be each individual's lunch cost.

The "Lunch and Learn" series is designed to fit the schedules for small business owners/representatives. The program will be conducted during lunch on an informal basis that permits time for questions.

Reservations can be made by calling the chamber office, 283-4105.

Sonic Drive-In in national competition

Sonic Drive-In at 1648 Celanese Road moved one step closer to qualifying for the National Finals of the 2007 Dr Pepper Sonic Games, the annual competition that recognizes the best drive-ins in the country.

Only the top 12 teams will advance to the National Finals in Oklahoma City, Okla., in September.

The nine-month Olympic-style competition evaluates individual crew members in food delivery, drink and food preparation and service delivery. Crew members compete on an individual and team basis.

The Rock Hill Sonic is one of 300 remaining drive-ins striving to become one of the final 12 teams to participate in the finals Sept. 10-11.