Kerr at new location

Kerr Kreations Floral & Gift Shoppe has moved to a new location at 1417-1419 11th Ave. in downtown Altoona.

Kerr Kreations, previously located at 1816 Sixth Ave., is a full-service florist offering unique floral designs for weddings, funerals, events and everyday arrangements.

The expanded showroom also offers a large selection of distinctive gifts and will offer an in-season Christmas shop.


Mount Aloysius recognized

Mount Aloysius College has been selected out of nearly 8,000 post-secondary schools as the recipient of a Best Value School award.

The award is issued by University Research & Review, a company dedicated to improving the process of how students select a post-secondary school.

The University Research and Review organization uses a rigorous selection process conducted by a combination of researchers and former college presidents and university CEOs.

DABC sets meeting

Downtown Altoona Business Community will meet at 7 p.m. May 2 at McCartney’s Business Products Inc., 819 Howard Ave.

Josh Aboud of AT&T Mobility will present “Using Mobile Devices to Increase Productivity.”

Space is limited. Call 943-6022 to reserve a seat. You do not have to be a member of the DABC to attend.

Bella Lucia recognized

Bella Lucia, 726 N. Fourth Ave., has been named a 2017 sofi silver winner for its gluten-free Italian pizzelle-anise in the Gluten-Free Product category.

Bella Lucia’s winning product beat out a crowded field of 3,000 entries submitted by a record 875 member companies.

The sofi Awards, presented by the Specialty Food Association, have been honoring the best in specialty food for 45 years.

Bella Lucia is owned by MaryAnn Cook.

Businesses presentation set

HealthForce at UPMC Altoona Station Medical Center will offer a presentation on “Blood and Body Fluid Exposures: What You Need to Do to Address Work-Related Exposures” for area businesses from 7:30 to 9 a.m. May 10 in the Station Medical Center Conference Room.

Human resources managers, law enforcement agencies, nursing facilities, prisons, school districts and others who have the potential for exposure will benefit from this event presented by certified physician assistants Allison Marinak and Mandy Smith.

Registration deadline is May 5. To reserve a spot, call 889-4244.


Center granted reaccreditation

Advanced Vein Care, Altoona, located in Duncansville, has been granted reaccreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission in Vein Center in the area of superficial venuous treatment and management.

This latest accreditation awarded to Advanced Vein Care, Altoona, demonstrates the facility’s ongoing commitment to providing quality patient care in vein treatment and management.