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Ronshausen opens practice in LO

Craig Ronshausen has opened Reflexology Reiki Rejuvenate at 543 Third St., suite A-3, in downtown Lake Oswego, in conjunction with Dr. Joan Schultze’s Wellness Chiropractic Center. He provides a blend of foot reflexology and Reiki, which he terms “ReikiFlexology” and guide d imagery.

To make an appointment with Ronshausen, call 971-227-6332.

Bisnett Insurance gets Premium Partner award

Safeco Insurance has recognized Bisnett Insurance of Lake Oswego with a Premier Partner award for performance and partnership. Fewer than 10 percent of independent insurance agencies that sell Safeco personal lines products receive the distinguished honor.

Bisnett Insurance was founded in 1982 in Pendelton by Roger Bisnett. The agency has experienced steady growth and has since expanded to eight locations in three states: Lake Oswego, Hood River, John Day, Milton-Freewater, Baker City in Oregon and Ketchum, Idaho and Scottsdale, Ariz. The agency employes 36 people, most of them full-time licensed agents.

Bisnett Insurance is a full-service, independent insurance agency offering a full range of insurance products including auto, home, business, farm, health, life and group benefits.

LO’s Dogra opens sleep health facility

Lake Oswego resident Vivek Dogra, M.D., has opened Somnique Health near Providence St. Vincent Medical Center at 9450 SW Barnes Road in Portland. The practice specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders.

Dogra is a board-certified sleep physician and completed his internal medicine residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. He also completed a two-year research fellowship in cardiology at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU). As a primary care physician at Kaiser Permanente, he finished a critical care fellowship and a sleep fellowship at OHSU, after which he became the medical director at Arete/Advanced Sleep Health.

Somnique Health provides personalized care and comprehensive treatment for sleep apnea, sleep-related breathing and movement disorders and the full range of sleep disorders, including insomnia, excessive daytime sleepiness and circadian rhythm disorders. The practice offers a comfortable, state-of-the-art sleep center for evaluation and diagnosis. Services include consultation and comprehensieve clinical evaluation and testing, diagnostic sleep studies, multidisciplinary treatment options and therapies and patient education. To learn more, visit somnique.com or call 503-688-5536.

Cue Wealth Management Solutions launched

Hewins Financial Advisors, a national CPA-based wealth management firm with offices in Lake Oswego, has launched Cue Wealth Management Solutions. Cue was designed in affiliation with Wipifli LLP as a strategic partnering platform for select CPA and RIA firms and provides direct assistance to launch, grow and leverage their wealth management practices as fully-integrated parts of their service offerings to individuals, business owners, related qualified retirement plans and charitable entities.

Cue Wealth Management Solutions also provides CPA and RIA firms with front-end client processes and resources, back-office management through sophisticated tools and strategies and a tailored investment platform that includes customized performance reporting. Additionally, Cue helps partners and fast growing RIAs address strategic opportunities in applying marketing and business development efforts, as well as improving technological capacities.

Janice Deringer is the local consultant with Hewins Financial Advisors, LLC. The office is located at 5 Centerpointe Drive, suite 400 in Lake Oswego.

To learn more, call 888-520-3040 or visit hewinsfinancial.com.

Carpenter named Omega vice president

Lake Oswego resident Jeff Carpenter has been named vice president of operations for Omega Morgan, a Northwest provider of complex lifting, rigging and moving solutions.

Carpenter previously was vice president of global operations for Brooks Automation, Chelmsford, Mass. and Portland, Ore. He has a a BSBA in management from the University of Massachusetts. He is in the second year of a four-year term on the Lake Oswego School District’s legal buget committee and also serves as a director or leader in other school advisory, nonprofit and parent organizations.

WL chamber members needed to man booth at farmers market

The West Linn chamber of commerce is seeking members to man the chamber’s booth at the farmers market on Wednesdays through Aug. 28 from 4 to 7 p.m. The market is held on Willamette Drive. To learn more call the chamber office at 503-655-6744.

South Metro chamber golf tourney set for July 22

The South Metro Golf Scramble will be held July 22 with a shotgun start at 1:15 p.m. at Willamette Valley Country Club in Canby. Cost is $159 per person or $599 per foursome and includes 18 holes of golf with carts, lunch, refreshments, team photo, unlimited use of the driving range, long drive and KP contests, post-scramble dinner, awards, raffles and goodie bag. Call the Wilsonville Chamber of Commerce to sign up at 503-682-0411.

Tub & Scrub products available in retail locations

Tub & Scrub Bath Salts, made by Lake Oswego resident Deborah Murphy, are now being sold at Lucky Me Gift Boutique in Lake Oswego, Posh Lingerie in Bridgeport Village and Lavender Lake Farms in Independent, Ore.

Made of Pacific sea salt with vitamin E and aloe vera, the bath salts come a variety of fragrances including pineapple, Maui ocean breeze, coconut, plumeria, tropical mango and passion orange guava. The 10 oz. bottles retail for $12.

Murphy operates Tub & Scrub Bath Salt Co. half time from her Oregon home and the balance of the time from her retail store in Lahaina, Hawaii. She started the company after learning the benefits of Pacific sea salt.

For more information, visit tubandscrub.com.

Rossman joins Davis Wright Tremaine

Long-time Lake Oswego resident and practicing attorney Matt Rossman has joined Davis Wright Tremaine LLP. He will assume the role of senior client relations adviser in the Portland office. Rossman said he looks forward to the challenges of the new position and that, given his experience as a practicing attorney with strong ties to the business communities, it was a natural fit.

Davis Wright Tremaine is a business and litigation law firm with eight offices in the U.S. and one in Shanghai. They represent local, national and international clients in corporate transactions, litigation, employment, real estate, health care, environmental and trusts and estate matters in a wide variety of industries, including food and beverage, restaurants, hotels and outdoor.

Downs Racetrack selects Lake Oswego’s H2R as marketing agency

Downs Racetrack and Casino, located in Albuquerque, has selected H2R Inc. as its marketing agency of record.

Specializing in casino marketing, H2R will provide strategic direction and comprehensive marketing services including brand development, public relations, media placement, website design and interactive services for the casino.

H2R has offices in Lake Oswego, Loveland, Colo. and satellite offices in Albuquerque.

Potbelly Sandwich opens in LO

Potbelly Sandwich Shop has opened at 9 Centerpointe Drive. Sam Gorman is the manager of the restaurant and has been with the company for eight years.

The restaurant chain was started in a small antique store on Chicago’s North Side in 1977. It has since grown to more than 280 locations serving neighborhoods in 18 states. According to a release from the company, “Potbelly has built its reputation as a mealtime hangout spot, where great food, friends ecclectic decor and live, local music combine to create an atmosphere unlike any other.”

Musicians interested in performing at the new Lake Oswego Potbelly should contact Gorman at 503-840-6974.

The restaurant is open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday.



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