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Bradford Counseling opens

J. Ilana Bradford Counseling has opened in Westlake Village at 14523 Westlake Drive suite 23 in Lake Oswego. Bradford is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist intern, a National Certified Counselor and Bringing Baby Home Educator. She provides couples, individuals and parents a safe environment to explore and grow, individually and relationally.

After 25 years of combined experiences as an early childhood educator and outreach counselor she determined she could best serve her community by obtaining a master’s degree in marriage, couples and family therapy.

“Lake Oswego is a community that values family and education,” Bradord says. “This is demonstrated by our excellent schools and parks and recreation department. It is my desire to be known among our community as a resource that provides individuals, couples, and parents, training, guidance, coaching and counseling for many years to come.”

To learn more about her practice visit Jilanabradfordcounseling.com or call 503-427-1875.

Warmbold receives Pillar of the Industry award

Bob Warmbold, owner of Accent Lighting Oregon in Lake Oswego, has been recognized as the Pillar of the Industry by his industry peers.

“I’m truly humbled,” Warmbold said at an awards ceremony held in Huntington Beach, Calif., during the American Lighting Association (ALA) convention.

Accent Lighting Oregon has received numerous awards, including 2015 Showroom of the Year in its category, 2014 Showroom of the Year for exceptional community service and the nomination for the 2016 Arts Award.

Warmbold is actively involved in the ALA and currently serves as chairman of the association’s Certification Committee. He is a Certified Lighting Consultant and staffs his showroom with knowledgeable and dedicated employees, boasting multiple CLCs on staff.

The store is at 15794 Boones Ferry Road in Lake Oswego.

Oregon Health Care Professionals launch Health Care Night Out

A new monthly gathering of health care professionals called Health Care Night Out has launched tonight around Oregon. Oregon Physical Therapy Association has joined with the Occupational Therapy Association of Oregon and the Oregon Speech-Language and Hearing Association to launch Health Care Night Out, which will meet in cities across Oregon on the third Thursday of every month to build relationships to improve health care.

Locally the group will meet Nov. 19 and Dec. 17 at Aji Tram, 4477 Lakeview Blvd. in Lake Oswego beginning at 6 p.m. Attendees can purchase meals on their own. RSVPs are requested but not required; contact Joan Brassfield by email at jbrassfield@infinityrehab.com.

To find other locations and learn how to start a Night Out event in another community, visit healthcarenightout.org or call Derek Fenwick, P.T., OPTA president at 971-732-2078.

Hamacher named winemaker at Ghost Hill Cellars

Mike and Dendra Bayliss, owners of Bayliss-Bower Vineyard and Ghost Hill Cellars, have announced that veteran winemaker Eric Hamacher has taken over winemaking responsibilities, effective immediately with the 2015 vintage. He will also be in charge of blending and bottling the 2014 vintage.

Hamacher replaces Rebecca Pittock-Shouldis, who has an ongoing and active career in aviation as a maintenance technician working on the F-15 fighter aircraft for the Oregon Air National Guard. She was called away this year for a four-month mission in Romania and would not be here in time for the 2015 crush.

Hamacher is considered one of Oregon’s most respected and sought-after wine producers. He co-founded Carlton Winemaker Studio in 2002, and he started his own winery brand, Hamacher Wines, in 1995 after producing wine for esteemed wineries such as Mondavi, Chalone and Etude in California.

The appointment marks the beginning of a major restructuring for Ghost Hill Cellars. Plans are underway to expand distribution with the help of daughter Bernadette Bayliss-Bower and son-in-law Cameron Bower, and for a new winery and tasting room to be constructed on the historic 234-acre property at a later date.

Nicoletta’s Table expanding

Nicoletta’s Table, located at 333 S. State Street in Lake Oswego, is expanding into the suite N, next to its current location. The expansion will allow for expansion of the market plus inclusion of Enoteca bar and cocktail lounge area, Caffe Umbria shop, increased seating and private event space and the addition of a florist.

Buddies Flowers will be joining Nicoletta’s.

The expansion is expected to be completed in November.

Holiday home tips offered

Jonathan Hopp, designer and author of “Interior Bliss,” and Realtor Olive Gallagher will present a few simple design tips to enhance a home’s decor and value for the holidays from 5:30 - 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at 5300 S.W. Meadows Road, suite 100 in Lake Oswego.

Refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public.

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