November 2016 Around Town 2

Amazing Lash Studio to Open South Chandler Location

Amazing Lash Studio announced the opening of its newest location in South Chandler at the corner of S. Arizona Ave and Ocotillo Rd in the Paseo Lindo Mall next to Target. Amazing Lash Studio is one of the fastest growing franchise concepts and the only national brand providing time-constrained women with beautiful, long-lasting, natural-looking lashes. The studio is owned by Juan & Claire Corsillo, both of whom had long, successful careers prior to venturing into small business ownership. Juan was SVP of Sales and Marketing for United Rentals and Claire was a former Director of National Accounts for Corporate Visions. They have brought on Ryan Gillis as a partner and Studio Director. Ryan began her career as a hair artist 16 years ago, and in 2013, she expanded her talents into lashes, growing a significant lash clientele in Scottsdale. For more information, please visit

Modern Margarita Hosts 
Barre at the Bar

JAMM7, a Chandler-based marketing and events company, kicks off its 5th season of Saturday morning fitness with Barre at the Bar, November 5-26, at the award-winning Modern Margarita, located on the southeast corner of Arizona Ave. and E. Boston St. in the heart of Downtown Chandler. Classes run from 10am-11am and are taught by instructors from Ocotillo Village Health Club and Spa, Chandler’s premiere luxury fitness and social club. Only $20 covers the class plus a craft cocktail or “mocktail” to cool off at the end. For more information, please call Melissa Anaya at 480.519.6828.

Two Craft Coffee Bars 
Open in Chandler

It’s been several years since there was an independent coffee house in the Ocotillo section of Chandler and this month we are lucky enough to have two opening—be sure to stop in and let them know Chandler Lifestyle sent you! Award winner Steve Kraus has opened the newest location of Press Coffee Roasters in the heart of downtown Ocotillo, while Black Rock Coffee Bar opened their 34th location in Ocotillo, and with six more in the works, this company is certainly rockin’!  For more information, please visit or

d’Vine Gourmet Celebrates 13 Years of Serving Arizona

d’Vine Gourmet, an award winning specialty food, wine and gift basket store, just recently celebrated 13 years in business with a fabulous open house. The celebration included a complimentary mimosa bar, product samplings and giveaways throughout the day, as well as participation from neighboring businesses. Wine tastings and live music enhanced the evening, and a ribbon cutting ceremony was held on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce. “It’s an honor to conduct business in Chandler, AZ. We live, work and play here and understand how fortunate we are to receive such positive support from our community,” states Denise McCreery, owner of d’Vine Gourmet. For more information, please visit

Earnhardt’s Gives Back 
to the Community

Earnhardt Santan Hyundai has started a new trend. In of 2016, General Manager Tom Scheurn committed to Phoenix Children’s Hospital to help fight childhood cancer by involving all three of the Earnhardt Hyundai stores and challenging them to a $10,000 goal. This event has been raising more money every year and setting records for Childers hospitals across the country. “My idea was to start with a few of the Earnhardt stores, and in 2017 challenge them all,” says Scheurm. “As you know Tex Earnhardt started this company 65 years ago and couldn’t have been so successful if he didn’t treat people well.” For more information, please visit

Chandler Farmers Market Returns for Another Season

Returning to downtown Chandler this October is the Chandler Farmers Market. The community market has been running for over six years in the historic square and offers live music, fresh, local produce, and locally made and grown products on Thursdays, 3 p.m.-7 p.m., from October through April. This upcoming season, the managers of the market, Downtown Chandler Community Partnership, are evolving the market by gaining new vendors and planning new, free activities for farmers and market guests. For more information, please visit

Chamberlain Orthodontics 
Giving Tree

This year, Chamberlain Orthodontics is partnering with the 100 Club Of Arizona to have a Giving Tree in their offices, and with your help, they will be able to bring smiles to families in need. The Giving Tree will be adorned with ornaments listing items needed, so when you are running around town, please stop by one of the Chamberlain Orthodontic offices and simply pick out an ornament from the tree, shop for the gift and then return the gift to our office before December 15th. The ornaments you pick off the Chamberlain Tree are our gift to you to hang on your tree at home. For more information, please call 480.899.9423 or visit

Ocotillo Holiday
Light Contest

The Ocotillo Real Estate Team of Amy Nelson and Paula Chavez, Realtors with Keller Williams, Kari Zurn of RedStone Mortgage and First Arizona Title Agency will be sponsoring the Second Annual Holiday Lights Contest from December 1-25 this year. There are three categories:  Creative Inflatables, Traditionally Elegant and Clark Griswold. Hundreds of dollars in prizes from local vendors will be awarded, and the winners will be selected based upon votes that can be made via text or online and will be announced on December 26. For more information, please contact Paula Chavez at 480.220.0327.

Jewelry Designer Monica Mauro Awarded by Phoenix 
Fashion Week

Chandler jewelry designer Monica Mauro was recently named “Emerging Accessory Designer of the Year 2016” by Phoenix Fashion Week.  Monica specializes in natural stones for their inherent beauty and healing powers. Druzy Agate is the stone that she uses for most of her designs but what sets her line apart is her use of Druzy beads. She will be featured on the runway and in the Style Villa Marketplace during Phoenix Fashion Week. She will also be showcasing her winning design, which was inspired in part by the state bird of Arizona, the Cactus Wren, and features a black and white feather in addition to her signature Druzy beads and crystals.  You can find her collection at or at a number of local 5-star resorts.

Novelly Dentistry Welcomes Facial 
Skin Care

Dr. Art Novelly has provided excellence in Cosmetic and Family Dentistry for many years in the Chandler/Gilbert area, where Every Smile is a Work of Art! To complement your Cosmetic Smile and Oral Health maintenance, Dr. Novelly has recently welcomed a Medical Aesthetician, Ms. Nella Brenner, to the practice. Nella’s warm and friendly personality complements her extensive knowledge and expertise in providing skin care with Natural Products which are free from preservatives, harsh chemicals and are holistically produced. For more information, please visit

Chandler Businesses Giving Back

Blacker Orthodontics, Kneaders Bakery and Sunny SnoBalls are teaming up to help Sharing Down Syndrome Arizona this holiday season. On Saturday, November 19, stop by Kneaders from 8am-11am and bring new, unwrapped toys to help this worthy cause. Kneaders will be donating 20-percent of store proceeds to the charity, while Blacker Orthodontics will buy a FREE French toast breakfast for the first 100 participants and Sunny SnoBalls will be offering a free kids size shaved ice for the first 100 unwrapped toy donations. Santa will be there handing out candy canes and chatting with the children. Unwrapped toys can also be dropped off at Blacker Orthodontics and Sunny SnoBalls the entire month of November. For more information, please visit Kneaders Bakery at; Blacker Orthodontics at