Daily Archives: May 16, 2013

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“It’s not like I’m selling clothes out of grandma’s VW bug.”

Holly Daley on Ginger Lily Boutique, her new traveling fashion truck that debuts at Central and Rock Saturday afternoon and will travel the city regularly

Precious Debut 4D Ultrasound to open at Bristol Square Shopping Center

WICHITA — Precious Debut 4D Ultrasound will make its debut in the Bristol Square Shopping Center in Derby next week.

The business will cater to pregnant women in 1,600 square feet at the center, which is at the northeast corner of Madison and Rock Road.

Tammy Dvorak and Shelly White, who have 30 years of ultrasound experience between them, are partners in the business.

Dvorak says 4D ultrasound is basically 3D with motion. She and White prefer that expectant mothers have permission from their doctors before getting these elective ultrasounds.

“This is more for … fun,” Dvorak says. “Kind of bond the family together.”

The business will be available for baby parties. Dvorak says she hasn’t had final word from the fire marshal yet, but she thinks the space may be able to hold up to 50 people.

Cristi Howell of J.P. Weigand & Sons handled the lease.

Precious Debut also will offer diagnostic ultrasound with a doctor’s order and offer a variety of general health screening services.

Dvorak says she and White hope to open on Monday.

Wichita Habitat for Humanity moving to Inter-Faith Ministries building

WICHITA — Wichita Habitat for Humanity is getting a new habitat of its own.

The nonprofit is moving into the building that Inter-Faith Ministries owns at 829 N. Market.

“We’ll be in business there on July 1,” says Habitat executive director Ann Fox.

“We’ll have our own entrance,” she says.

Habitat’s address will be 130 E. Murdock since its entrance is on that street.

“That’s important to us that we have our own identity in that building,” Fox says.

She also likes that it’s close to residential areas.

“So it’s more comfortable and accessible for families that we serve.”

Currently, Habitat is at 420 E. English just east of Intrust Bank Arena. Habitat’s lease is up.

Fox says that building has been great, but she says, “As a conscientious not-for-profit, you always look for what is out there.”

The Inter-Faith lease is at a good price, Fox says.

“That becomes a nice benefit for us,” she says. “This is a very economic decision for us.”

At the new space, Habitat will have 2,200 square feet for its offices and another 2,200 square feet of common area that it will share with other tenants.

Carl Hebert of InSite Real Estate Group handled the deal.

“He is just incredible,” Fox says. She says Hebert “made our decision making easy.”

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