Vail Daily business briefs, Nov. 17 |

Vail Daily business briefs, Nov. 17

Daily Staff ReportsNewsroom@vaildaily.comVail, CO, Colorado

The Vail Board of Realtors’ Board of Directors recently named Bethany Boston-Johnson as one of its 2010-11 members. Boston-Johnson was also named Secretary, to the Board of Directors and Chairwoman of the Vail Board of Realtors’ Government Affairs Committee. Boston-Johnson recently attended the Colorado Association of Realtors’ annual Convention at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, where she attended several classes and met with the Colorado Chapter of National Association of Realtors’ Certified Residential Specialists, of which Boston-Johnson is a member. To learn more, call 970-926-8440 or 970-390-4347.

The Eagle-Vail Animal Hospital/Vail Valley Animal ER is offering free pet exams, including Rabies vaccines, parasite screenings and goody bags Nov. 17. Sponsors include the Eagle County Humane Society, Heska, Hill’s Science Diet, Pfizer, Moe’s BBQ, Vail Daily, NRC Broadcasting and Wellness Diets.For more information, call 970-949-4044.

J.L. Haneke Financial & Insurance Services recently announced that owner and founder Jamie Meirowsky has passed the exam for the Certified Insurance Counselor Life & Health Institute. The course she attended was one of the five parts offered by the Professional Independent Insurance Agents of Colorado. After the successful completion of all five courses covering all major areas of the insurance field, and five comprehensive examinations, Meirowsky will be awarded the Certified Insurance Counselor designation by The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research.Meirowsky founded J.L. Haneke Financial & Insurance Services, Inc. in 1998. To learn more about the company, go to

Yoga Off Broadway in Eagle has moved to Fusion! plaza, at the corner of U.S. Highway 6 and 4th Street in Eagle. To celebrate the move, first-time students can take unlimited yoga classes for $20. Classes include prenatal yoga, kids’ yoga, and hot yoga. Everyone is welcome in every class regardless of how stiff, inflexible or out of shape they feel.To learn more, go to www, or call 970-328-9642.

Vail-based Resort Delivery recently joined with Fiji Water to begin using reusable bags made entirely from PET plastic.Resort Delivery uses only using reusable bags, potentially preventing 2 million plastic bags from ending up in local landfills each year. Resort Delivery started using reusable bags more than three years ago.Resort Delivery provides grocery delivery and courier services in the Vail, Aspen and Steamboat Springs areas. To learn more, go to Colorado Rocky Mountains. Maintaining the standard of guest service that the luxury-lodging industry is known for, Resort Delivery pledges to provide you with an easy, hassle-free delivery experience that will leave you the time to focus on the things that you enjoy.As a small business, Resort Delivery also strives to lead the way when it comes to environmental sustainability. With our use of reusable delivery bags, we have the potential to save millions of plastics bags each year. Being a part of such an important mission helps to push us to discover new ways that we can do our part for the Earth.Resort Delivery serves the areas of Vail, Aspen, Summit County & Steamboat. To learn more, go to

Tom Scott, chairman and co-founder of Plum TV – which operates in the Vail Valley – recently announced plans for a multi-million dollar expansion. A release says the expansion will turn Plum TV in a “multi-faceted media brand, making the company the first to create a comprehensive series of innovative platforms to reach a targeted audience of upscale consumers.” Plum’s Board of Directors elected media and entertainment veteran Jerry Powers as executive chairman and board co-chairman, serving alongside Scott. The Board has also appointed the company’s current general manager and executive vice president, Nicholas Lehman, as CEO of Plum TV.The release states the company’s current operations will expand to include new digital experiences and mobile applications, as well as regional print publications.”Plum TV has always been known for our unique and high-end audience in niche markets,” said Scott. “We’re now moving to reach these same consumers in all aspects of their lives–at home through print, television, online, on-the-go with mobile applications, and in-person through high-profile experiential events around the country.”To learn more, go to

The Eagle Valley Chamber of Commerce Membership recently elected new members to its board of directors. The 2010-11 board is:Michelle Friedman, NRC Broadcasting.Chuck Smallwood, Eco-Tech, LLC.Mike Stevens, SHC Landscape.Michelle Morgan, Alpine Self Storage.Al Davis, Centurylink.Mollie Hay, InKahoots.John Dudey, Centurylink.Erin Vega, Eagle Ranch Association.David Dillon, Eagle Lodge & Suites.Patty Hood, Allen Insurance Agency.Nate Nelson, Colorado Business Bank.Gladdie Funke, Eagle Ranch Golf Course.Ralph Ciarlanti, Eagle Lodge & Suites.To learn more, call 970-328-5220.

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