Business closings, openings and anniversaries: Week of April 8

April 8, 2013 

Heavenly Ham has moved to Regency Centre at 171 West Lowry Lane, Suite 180. The store's hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. It's closed on Sundays. The phone number remains (859) 271-7050. Learn more at Heavenlyhamlexington.com.

For more than 20 years, the retailer had been in The Mall at Lexington Green. The shopping center's management asked the store last year to relocate as Lexington Green is being revamped into an upscale fashion center.

■ Kim Rubey and Casey McClain have opened Half Moon Massage in the Bikram Hot Yoga Lexington studio at 185 Pasadena Drive, Suite 140. Rubey has 18 years of experience as a professional massage practitioner and has studied various types of massage including Swedish, deep tissue, myofascial release, trigger point, Thai, ashiatsu, hot stone and pregnancy. McClain is a graduate of the Lexington Healing Arts Academy and specializes in myofascial release and deep tissue, as well as Swedish, reflexive foot and trigger point. Learn more by visiting Halfmoonmassage.org or calling (859) 421-5125.

■ The Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation created Kentucky FoundersLab to offer seed funding and other assistance to startups founded by Kentucky students. Selected companies will be funded with up to $11,000.

To be eligible, at least one of a company's founders must either be a full-time student attending high school or college in Kentucky, or a resident of Kentucky attending school full-time out-of-state.

The FoundersLab will take a small equity stake in each company, providing entrepreneurs the experience of negotiating an investment in their company.

All applications must be submitted by May 17. Awards will be announced May 31. View the application at Kfounderslab.com/app.

Continuing Care Hospital has added 10 beds at St. Joseph Hospital. The long-term acute care organization operates as a hospital within a hospital, providing care to medically complex and chronically ill patients who need an average of 25 days of care, according to a statement.

The expansion will increase the number of CCH beds available at St. Joseph from 15 to 25. CCH also has 30 beds at St. Joseph East.

CCH is part of KentuckyOne Health, a health care provider that includes the St. Joseph Health System and Louisville's Jewish Hospital and St. Mary's HealthCare.

■ The Sporting Art Auction, a new company formed by the Keene land Association and Cross Gate Gallery, will host an inaugural auction in November at the Keeneland Sales Pavilion.

The auction will have approximately 200 lots, mostly featuring modern British and American sporting painters and sculptors. There also will be select works by 19th century artists. The auction collection is being curated by Cross Gate owner Greg Ladd, whose Lexington-based gallery is regarded for its sporting art expertise.

Keeneland's proceeds from the art auction will benefit its nonprofit initiatives, including the Keeneland Library Foundation.

■ Accounting firm Breeding Henderson & Hord PLLC has been formed by Randy Breeding and Chuck Hord, formerly of Dulworth, Breeding, Karns & Pleasants LLP, and Mark Henderson, formerly of Mark S. Henderson, CPA, PLLC. The firm's office is off Beaumont Center Circle at 1050 Monarch Street, Suite 300. Call (859) 278-0112 to learn more.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo and Scott Sloan

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