Business closings, openings and anniversaries: Week of Oct. 20

hydra, a manufacturer of aromatherapy and bath products to more than 2,000 retailers around the world, has moved its company headquarters from San Francisco to Lexington at 2539 Regency Road, Suite 108. The move has created 10 new jobs locally, with plans for additional growth. Founded in 2002, hydra offers bath and shower products that are handmade by its production team in Lexington. For more information about hydra products, visit

The Comfort Inn and Suites, 2400 Buena Vista Road, has completed a $3 million renovation, including a remodel of 105 guest rooms and suites, lobby, exterior aesthetics of the building, parking lot resurfacing and landscaping. Each room features a microwave, mini refrigerator and coffee maker and a 40" HDTV. The hotel, formerly the Baymont Inn & Suites, also offers meeting space for up to 100 people, theater style, in its Secretariat Conference Room. Dave Slaughter is the hotel's general manager. Phone: (859) 293-6113.

Compiled by Dorothea Wingo