Verve Family Wellness Collective members (from left) Johnna Naraki, RN, IBCLC; Stephanie Lynn; Danielle Cipollo, DC; Danielle Roach, DC; Brittany Cheng, MIS, OTR/L; Heather Swett and Jamie Keller, CCC-SLP showcase the new office that houses all of their family care businesses, started by Roach. Roach’s practice, Verve Chiropractic, offers prenatal and pediatric care and connects patients to a network of similar services, such as speech pathology and lactation consulting.
Rocket Launch President Mike Wheeler (left), Vice President of Marketing and Advertising Erin Gibbons and Vice President of Public Relations Dan Nasitka meet in the agency’s Old Towne office, which they opened in 2020. The trio used their creative experience to launch a full-service marketing and public relations agency that boasts local and national clients from the Orange County Fair to Dole.
Lionheart Pride Co-Owners Sabrina and Jeremy Wayland describe their residential and commercial realty approach as one that’s similar to their company’s namesake. “Just like a lion, we’re fierce and protective of our clients,” says Jeremy.
Before Doug Turner was known as “Farmer Doug,” a leader of Orange Home Grown’s Education Farm, he was an electrical sales engineer with a dream of teaching. Despite the unlikely connection between the worlds of engineering sales and farming, Doug’s journey to becoming a farm manager is a testament to the power of following one’s passions and being open to new opportunities.
Living Mi Vida Loca Digital Content Creator Belinda Espinoza (left), Founder Pattie Cordova (center) and Writer Stephanie Robledo stand in the Orange County guide’s newest community space. The location also doubles as the headquarters for the social media management arm of the business.
Citrus City Grille Head Chef Luis Garcia (left) and new owners Fabiola and Charlie Cosmas highlight the restaurant’s popular menu offerings, including updated organic craft cocktails. In the new year, Cosmas hopes to add more Greek-inspired dishes to the eatery’s existing menu.
By the time late February or early March rolls around, most are done with winter. However, in many parts of the country, the cold still permeates our bones while we wish for warmer days and the promised spring. This time of year can be tough, but there are ways to lighten the mood rather than brace yourself and merely endure.
Many of us feel the need to work through lunch, but while it may seem counterintuitive, you’ll increase your productivity by taking an actual break. The short trip to the office kitchen doesn’t count—you deserve a minimum of 20 minutes to reset and refuel yourself for the second half of the day. This much-needed break in the day sets you up for the rest of the afternoon, so how you choose to spend it is important.
This past June, the Orange Chamber of Commerce welcomed Elizabeth Holloman as its newest Executive Director. The Chamber also celebrated its 100th anniversary this year. Holloman is looking forward to continuing to build off the momentum from the past century.
If the new year is also bringing you a new outlook on your diet and wellness goals, eating keto might be one of your 2022 resolutions. Keto is a popular diet with the premise of altering your body’s main source of energy. In theory, by focusing on fat and reducing carbohydrate intake, the body will learn to use fat as its primary energy resource instead of carbs. This process is called ketosis.
Since 2016, the Abbot’s Butcher team has stayed committed to growth and innovation, and 2021 brought a new level of change: our Spanish Smoked “Chorizo” and Savory Ground “Beef” products are the first plant-based meats to be recognized as Whole30 Approved® products.
With restrictions lifting and people coming together to celebrate life events they missed out on, the Grand Gimeno is opening just in time to offer a beautiful and historic space for weddings and events. The venue combines indoor and outdoor areas for guests to enjoy the historic building, which sits near the Orange Public Library on North Grand Street.
Since 1985, Super Antojitos has introduced cities across Orange County to authentic Mexican food. After opening more than 14 locations, most recently in Santa Ana, the team is ready to settle down their family-owned business in Old Towne Orange, consolidating to one location.