WellesleyWeston Magazine

WINTER 2017/2018

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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inbox recent news briefs covering wellesley and weston people, places, and businesses 3 Cutting Edge Homes, Inc., is proud to announce Laura Custodie as senior interior designer, a new position within the firm. Custodie earned her M.A. in Interior Design from the New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University and joins the Cutting Edge team with expertise in residential interior design with luxury boutique firms across Massachusetts. The inclusion of an interior design department builds on Cutting Edge Homes' reputation as an all inclusive boutique firm. For more information, call 508.435.1280 or visit www.ThinkCuttingEdge.com. 3 Dana Hall School in Wellesley is hosting the Forum at Dana Hall School, a public symposium series designed to examine a topic of particular relevance to girls and girls' education. As a leader in girls' education, Dana Hall School is well suited to lead an informative and practical discussion on topics that are timely and relevant to the parents of adolescent girls. The Forum events are held in the fall and spring, and they are free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.danahall.org. 3 The Law Offices of Sonja Selami, P.C. held a client apprecia- tion dinner to benefit St. Jude's Hospital. Hosted at the Elm Bank Gardens in Wellesley, the event raised over $10,000 for the founda- tion. Sonja Selami has provided the Greater Boston area with quality real estate legal services for more than 10 years. Sonja and her team of skilled attorneys work closely with homebuyers, sellers, lenders, and other real estate entities in a variety of estate transactions. Learn more at www.selamilaw.com. 3 FLX Training of Wellesley is introduc- ing a unique experi- ence called FLX Recharge. The won- derful benefits of exer- cise come from the quality of our body's ability to recover, rebuild, and recharge. FLX Recharge is a special class to help us release physical and mental tension, enhance mindfulness, and refocus our body's natural strength. If you are ready to recharge your mind, body, and soul, please visit www.flxtraining.com or call 781.235.2733. 3 Lisa Abeles, president of Abeles & Associates Architects, Inc. and a Trustee of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, curated an inaugural sculpture event called "Gifts from the Garden" that was held at Elm Bank in Wellesley. The gardens were symbi- otically transformed, incorporating 37 intriguing sculptures by New England art- ists. "It was exciting to re-visit my education in art and architectural art history, and satisfying to spend time evaluating sculptures, meeting with artists, and situating the artworks in the gardens," Abeles shared. 3 Drs. Femina and Ejaz Ali, and the team at Wellesley Dental Group celebrated their 20th year of delivering healthy and beautiful smiles to Wellesley and the surrounding communities. They Dr. Ejaz Ali, Dr. Zarah Ali, and Dr. Femina Ali Derith Cass and Fran Avila C I N D Y R I N G E R L J R I M A G E S Lisa Abeles The legal team at The Law Offices of Sonja B. Selami, P.C. Laura Custodie Longtime community leaders and Wellesley Council on Aging activists John and Dwin Schuler and Mary Bowers are being recognized as outstanding individuals for their significant contributions to the Town and to the Council on Aging over many years. Two prominent rooms at the new Tolles-Parsons Center will be named in their honor: The John and Dwin Schuler Multi-Purpose Room and the Mary Bowers Café. The Wellesley Board of Selectmen unanimously approved this request by the New Era Fund, a program of the Friends of Wellesley Council on Aging. left: John and Dwin Schuler right: Mary Bowers 28 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | w i n t e r 2 0 1 7 / 2 0 1 8

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