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Movers & Shakers December 3, 2010

| December 3, 2010 8:00 PM

Hair extension company

opens in Coeur d'Alene

A Coeur d'Alene couple have opened a new store selling 100 percent human hair extensions.

Erris Hair is located at 6190 N. Sunshine St., southeast of the intersection of U.S. 95 and Hanley Avenue, in Coeur d'Alene.

The couple, Adam and Chelsea Piper, are leasing 1,200 square feet of floor space and will be the store's only employees. They opened last month.

Chelsea Piper, 21, said they will sell three types of hair extensions: pre bonded I-tip, west and clip-in.

The business also will offer wigs, both three-quarter and full; pony tails; hair extension supplies; and eye-lash extension supplies.

She said this is their first business, and they have been preparing to open for two years. Currently, they are working to get the word out about Erris Hair.

They wanted to start the business here because the market is wide open for their products.

Peak Adventures to continue

backcountry ski operations

Peak Adventures, headquartered in Cataldo, has accepted a temporary permit from the Bureau of Land Management to continue operating its backcountry ski operations in the St. Joe Mountains.

To supplement the BLM terrain, the Idaho Department of Lands has offered a land-use permit to Peak Adventures for the 2010-2011 ski season.

Peak Adventures is a backcountry skiing and snowboarding operation, which carries clients by tracked vehicles into the St. Joe Mountains for single day and overnight trips. Ryan and Carey Stanley purchased the business in October 2009.

The permit was in question for this season because of potential wolverine denning habitat.

Trinity appoints Montgomery

as life-skills coordinator

Trinity Group Homes Inc. said it has appointed Elizabeth "Liz" Montgomery as life-skills coordinator.

Liz recently was family service coordinator with the YWCA in Spokane. She currently serves as the vice president for the City of Spokane Homeless Coalition.

Trinity also said it added two new board members, for a total of nine. It added Mary Marano and Dr. K.C. McVey. Marano serves as coordinator for the Kootenai County Mental Health Court and McVey is with Coeur d'Alene Dental Center.

Trinity Group Homes Inc., provides semi-independent housing for individuals with major mental illness.

Midtown businesses to host

lighting party at 6 tonight

The Midtown businesses in Coeur d'Alene plan to host their own lighting party at 6 tonight. Local businesses between Indiana and Foster on Fourth Street will be lighting up in unison at 6 p.m.,followed by open houses with special discounts at participating locations. The entire community is invited to come and enjoy all the new Midtown has to offer.

"The newly renovated Midtown is filling up with new stores and services since its completion in the fall of 2009," said Adam Graves, chair of the Midtown Committee. "This will be the first event since the formation of an official Midtown Committee was formed, dedicated to enhancing the Midtown through events, business improvements and marketing."

Information: Adam Graves (208) 964-2829

Otter appoints Enderud

to State Building Authority

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has appointed Shelly Enderud, city of Post Falls finance director, to the State Building Authority.

Her term expires on Jan. 1, 2016. The authority finances the construction of state buildings, institutions and prison facilities through bonds issued by the authority.

Enderud is the finance director-city treasurer for the city of Post Falls. She is a certified public finance administrator and a certified public funds investment manager through the Association of Public Treasurers.

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