Biz Bits: New primary care business opens in Tucker, music school opening in OakhurstA photo from Iora Primary Care's opening in Tucker. Photo provided to Decaturish
Here’s a quick look at business news in our community.
– Iora Primary Care has opened a new practice on Hugh Howell Road in Tucker, next to Publix.
“Iora is a doctor’s office for adults on Medicare that invests in relationships with people to help them live happier and healthier,” a press release from the company says. “Iora Primary Care is built on genuine relationships and the team works together to treat the whole person. At Iora, each patient gets a team dedicated to their care, including a physician or nurse practitioner, health coach and team nurse. Together, the team spends more time with patients, listens to them, and respects and address their questions, concerns and goals.”
The company is also opening up practices in Decatur and Lawrenceville.
“While new to the Atlanta area, Iora Primary Care has practices in Washington, Arizona, Colorado and the Northeast,” the company says.
– Banjii School of Music is holding a grand opening in Oakhurst this weekend
“This Sunday, Nov. 4, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. marks the grand opening of Banjii School of Music at 635 E Lake Drive, Decatur, GA 30030,” a press release from the company says. “Jason Kenney, a professional musician and teacher has partnered with Fern Cook, an accomplished designer and artist, to create a unique, dynamic space that will tingle all of your senses.”
The business will be located in a 100-year-old home. The company will also have an art store.
“FeeBee Everyday Art and Gifts (to open November 2018) inhabits the front two rooms with collectible art and fun gifts for all price points,” the press release says. “Banjii School of Music rocks out the back with lessons and event spaces for every skill, instrument, and volume level.”
The company will hold a free concert on Sunday.
“Join us on Sunday for a free front porch concert with Banjii, featuring Jason Kenney, Leah Calvert, Rob Henson, and Kinah Boto, with a performance art TV smashing celebration that might just blow your mind and inspire your inner artist,” the press release says. “A limited of number Shop and Studio Tours are available.”
– INK + ALLOY, a local crafts business, is opening its first brick and mortar location this month.
“The store is located at 2969 East Ponce de Leon Ave. Decatur, GA 30030,” the company says. “Everything will kick off with a Friends & Family night Thursday, Nov. 8 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Guests are invited to come sip bubbly, shop and explore the new factory store. Friday, Nov. 9 through Saturday, Nov. 10 the store will be open to the public with special deals and promotions throughout the day to celebrate.
The company offers “bohemian accessories.”
“Their effortlessly cool accessories are all handcrafted by a team of craftswomen in their Atlanta studio and around the world,” the company says. “Centuries old techniques like block printing and hand looming are coupled with modern style to create pieces that stand the test of time, both in quality and style. Raw and recycled materials are sourced from the beaches of the Philippines and villages of Africa to become statement pieces in vibrant hues and rich textures.”
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