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Shrewsbury-based entrepreneur and style consultant Kim Long recently held the grand opening of her Fashion.Life.You. LifeStyle Studio and Boutique, at 290 West Main St., Northboro.

Long said the LifeStyle Studio and Boutique is a "revolutionary tip-to-toe style consulting and concierge shopping experience for women of all ages."

The boutique will offer style consulting services to help clients find their optimum clothing fit, style and wardrobe color palette; concierge shopping for designer clothing and accessories - Long sells clothing lines from Doncaster, Bill Blass New York and a select portfolio of emerging and established independent designers; and special events, such as fashion shows, guest speakers and "meet the designer" gatherings.

The LifeStyle Studio and Boutique will be open on walk-in basis, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Friday; and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday. However, Long encourages people to make personal appointments, which can be scheduled by calling (508) 410-4896.

The sixth annual Walk Against Breast Cancer, dedicated to the memory of Maryellen Miller of Holliston, a breast-cancer activist, who died of the disease March 18, will be held at 1:30 p.m., Sunday Oct. 19, at Holliston center/Congregational Church Green, 725 Washington St., Holliston.

All proceeds of the walk will go to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Breast Cancer Fund, according to Maryann Marcoux of Westboro, walk co-organizer and Miller's sister.

The event features a 5-mile walk, refreshments and raffles. Grand prize is a pair of American Airlines tickets.

Register by Oct. 5, and receive a walk T-shirt and ticket for a drawing of a portable BOSE docking system.

For more information, visit www.hollistonwalks.org or e-mail hollistonwalksforbreastcancer@comcast.net.

The 2008 Westborough Good Scout Award will be presented to Nelson P. Ball on Nov. 13, at the Indian Meadows Country Club, in Westboro. The gathering will begin at 6 p.m., with an opening ceremony by the Scouts at 6:55 p.m. Dinner and the Good Scout Award presentation will follow.

Ball, a 47-year resident of Westboro, was the first president of the Westborough Rotary Club (1969), the Fay Mountain Recreation Corporation (1973) and the Westborough Music Parents Association (1983). He has also been active in the First United Methodist Church, serving on various committees over the years.

Ball, who is an accomplished musician, served as a corporator, trustee, clerk of the corporation and director of Avidia Bank (formerly Westborough Savings Bank) for 33 years. He is also active in the Worcester Prostate Cancer Education Support Group and is the founder of Ball Financial Services Company.

For dinner tickets, sponsorship opportunities or further information, contact Robert Wyman at (508) 872-6551.

For demonstrating excellence in food safety and sanitation practices, several businesses, including Beaumont Nursing Home, Jenny Craig, Uhlman Farms Ice Cream, Sappora Korean Barbecue, The YMCA (Boroughs Branch), The Westboro Korean Restaurant, Gourmet Pizza Bar and Sabatini's, recently received certificates of merit from the Westboro Board of Health.

In order to qualify for a certificate of merit, a business must do full food preparation and have less than 10 minor and no critical violations, according to Health Inspector Terry Gilchrist.

Brienna Gould and Matthew Spring, both of Westboro and students at Westboro High School, were named to the National Honor Roll.

The first session of the Jewish Women's Circle on Sept. 23, at the Chabad in Westboro, was a success, according to organizer Dvora Green.

Twenty women gathered to perfect the art of challah (egg-rich, yeast leavened bread) baking. After hearing a talk on the history of challah baking and its significance, kosher cateress Tami Witkes spoke about the inner dimension of challah making, followed by a hands-on challah making session.

The Jewish Women's Circle is a newly-formed group designed to unite women of diverse backgrounds for a program, which includes a variety of hands-on activities and projects, discussions, and workshops.

The next event, called "Illumination," will be held at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 22, at the home of Laureen Edelson, 29 Nash St., Westboro. Learn about Kislev, the month of Hanukkah and the month of light.

Cost is $10 for the event and $50 for a yearly membership.

To register, or for information, visit www.chabadwestboro.org, or call Dvora at (508) 366-0499 or e-mail her at dvora@chabadwestboro.org.

The Northboro firefighters recently announced that on Fridays all on-duty firefighters will be wearing red uniform shirts in support of all troops serving here and abroad, as part of a national campaign.

Like to share your good news? Send it to: nwsrecord@yahoo.com or The Record, 156 Church St., Clinton, MA 01510.

ART: PHOTOS

PHOTOG: (2) Record photo/COURTESY OF K. LYNCH

CUTLINE: (1) Kim Long; (2) Nearly 50 vehicles were scrubbed and rinsed by Westboro Campus Executive Director Ben Colonero (left) and Beaumont Administrator Paul O'Connell, with a little help from their friends, as Whitney Place Assisted Living Residences raised $325 for the Massachusetts Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, with a car wash for employees, Sept. 11. (3) Nelson P. Ball
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