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Need2Know: Starbucks location will start serving wine, beer, food; UPS driver joins ‘Circle of Honor’; Synergy Wellness Center adds acupuncturist; and more

UPS “Circle of Honor” badge attached to driver uniforms.

UPS “Circle of Honor” badge attached to driver uniforms.

Frontier Village Starbucks becoming Evening store

Starting this Tuesday, the Starbucks location at 1861 East Highway 69 will begin offering an evening’s menu, which includes a curated assortment of wine and craft beer along with shareable small plates.

“Starbucks Evenings offers our customers a place to unwind in the evening, to grab a coffee, or glass of wine and bite to eat,” said a member of the Starbucks media relations team.

The evening’s menu is served starting at 2 p.m. each day.

To learn more about the company’s evening stores and their locations, go to

UPS driver recognized for 25 years of safe driving

United Postal Service driver Jeff Sherwood in Prescott may now proudly don a UPS Circle of Honor 25 year patch.

This marks his recent induction into the company’s “Circle of Honor,” in which drivers with at least 25 years of no avoidable accidents on their record are recognized for their safe driving.

Sherwood is one of the 1,613 drivers inducted this year, raising the total number to 8,703, according to a news release.

Collectively, the 8,703 drivers have logged more than 5.3 billion miles and more than 245,000 years of safe driving through their careers. That’s enough miles to travel to Mars and back 19 times – or to circle the earth at the equator nearly 213,000 times.

Synergy Wellness Center adds acupuncturist

Acupuncturist Damon Sage has transitioned his practice from Sages’ Healing Center on Gurley Street to Synergy Wellness Center, 1590 Willow Creek Road, in Prescott.

Sage has been practicing in Prescott since 2009. 

“I am excited to be joining the Synergy team and to be offering this service to this wonderful community,” Sage said.

He is proficient in treating everything from pain symptoms to digestive health and fatigue, according to a news. He has expertise in infertility, diabetes, menopause, asthma and insomnia.

“We are thrilled to being adding Damon to our dedicated group of alternative health professionals,” said Benjamin Wojciak, D.C., Synergy Wellness Center founder and chiropractor.  “Chiropractic, Massage and Acupuncture therapies go hand in hand in addressing the body as a whole and helping our patients achieve a pain-free, healthy and active lifestyle.”

Damon is a licensed acupuncturist in the state of Arizona. He received his Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MAcOM) from Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland, Oregon. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Comparative Religions for the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington.

Prescott medical building sold for $1.25 million

Middlefork Commercial, a Phoenix-based real estate company, recently facilitated the $1.25 million sale of a medical office building at 808 Ainsworth Drive in Prescott.

The two-tenant medical building was purchased by Van DE Mortel Trust from 808 Ainsworth, LLC. The building was fully occupied at the time of the sale.

The single-story, 4,973 square-foot building is located in Prescott Medical. Prescott Medical is neighbor to Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC).

Adult Care Services welcomes new community liaison director

Executive Director Yvonne Napolitano of Adult Care Services, The Susan J. Rheem Adult Centers (Prescott, Prescott Valley and Cottonwood) and The Margaret T. Morris Center has hired Marsha Douglas as the organization’s new Community Liaison Director.

Marsha comes to ACS with years of marketing experience and a business background, according to a news release.

Contact Marsha for more information about The Susan J. Rheem Adult Day Centers or The Margaret T. Morris Center at her email or at her direct line 928-441-1019.

GardenBrook Realty gets new agent

Cindy Lou Wiley has joined GardenBrook Realty. Her real estate career started in the Silicon Valley/Bay Area of California during the real estate boom in the late 1990s. She and her husband moved to Prescott in 2004.

Her areas of specialty include existing home sales, relocation, first time buyers, vacation property, horse property and working with returning military.

She holds both the graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) and Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES®) designations.

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