Business briefs – January 26

Studio 52 opens second salon location

NEW PALESTINE — Studio 52 announces the grand opening of a second salon, Studio at the Terrace Salon & Spa. Studio at the Terrace officially opened Jan. 9 and is located in Woodland Terrace in New Palestine.

In addition to hair and nail services, Studio at the Terrace features an extended list of premium spa services. An in-house esthetician (skin care specialist) offers a wide array of services including waxes, facials, anti-aging and laser treatments, and much more.

To make an appointment or learn more about Studio at the Terrace, call 317-623-5836.

Foundation hires new communications manager

GREENFIELD — The Hancock County Community Foundation has hired Emily Wethington, who fills the new position of communications manager. Wethington is responsible for the management and execution of communication strategies and special events. She will assist president/CEO, Mary Gibble and advancement officer, Amber Sermersheim, in building donor relationships and providing stewardship services.

Wethington graduated from Ohio University and planned events with Indianapolis Marriott, JW Marriott in Austin, Texas, and most recently, Brush Creek Ranch Luxury Collection in Wyoming. She moved back to New Palestine to be close to family and seek opportunities to serve the community where she was raised.

Wethington, who in high school was a softball pitcher and first baseman, also works as a pitching and hitting instructor for girls at the The Yard Sports Park. She is re-engaging with community service opportunities through Edelweiss Equine Assisted Therapy, Inc., Kenneth Butler Soup Kitchen, and St. Michael’s Catholic Church choir.

Greenfield resident wins wedding planning award

Debonair Marketing & Events today announced its recognition as a winner of the esteemed 2018 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award for wedding planning in the Indianapolis area.

WeddingWire Inc., the leading global online marketplace for the wedding and events industry, annually recognizes the top five percent of wedding professionals on WeddingWire who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism. The top local wedding professionals in more than 20 service categories from venues to florists are awarded the prestigious accolade.

Debonair Marketing & Events is owned by Deborah Cochran, a Greenfield resident; Cochran is the daughter of Kay Boyd and granddaughter of Lucilla Boyd. She is a member of the local Tri Kappa club.

The business was recognized as a recipient solely based on reviews from newlyweds and their experiences working with them. Award-winning vendors are distinguished for the quality, quantity, consistency and timeliness of the reviews they have received from their past clients.

“This is the tenth year we’ve celebrated our top-rated vendors who have helped millions of couples celebrate one of the most important days of their lives,” said Timothy Chi, CEO, WeddingWire. “This group of dedicated and acclaimed wedding professionals, such as Debonair Marketing & Events, not only make wedding planning simpler for engaged couples, but also serve as a trusted partner in helping to make WeddingWire the go-to place for wedding planning. We congratulate all of this year’s winners on their achievement.”

For more information about Debonair Marketing & Events, visit

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Rorye Hatcher is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at ​317-477-3211 or