Summerhill Market gets called to the Hall

Summerhill Market’s Robert (Bob), Brad and Christy McMullen, were inducted into the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers hall of fame in October. During the annual Canadian Independent Grocer of the Year awards ceremony, which recognizes the success and innovation of independent retailers, the family trio also took home a prestigious Platinum Achievement Award.

446 Summerhill Ave., 416-921-2714. 1054 Mount Pleasant Rd., 416-485-4471.

It’s time to get crafty. Sisters Lucy Arkell and Verity Dimock are launching The Craft Studio this month in Leaside, targetting kids and adults who want to make handmade gifts for family and friends. The craft-making classes and workshops feature DIY projects such as bath salts and scrubs, friendship and wish bracelets and kids’ holiday decorations.

St. Cuthbert’s Church, 1399 Bayview Ave. 416-550-7422.

The Neighbourhood Clinic is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Mount Pleasant Road. Over the years the clinic, which offers physiotherapy, registered massage therapy, low intensity laser therapy, naturopathic medicine, acupuncture and osteopathy, has taken home four of the Town Crier’s reader’s choice Best in Town awards.

674 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416-483-CARE (2273).

Sport Clips Leaside is offering free moustache and beard trims this month so guys can look polished while supporting the annual Movember fundraiser for prostate and testicular cancer research. For a donation to Movember, customers will also receive a free upgrade to the shop’s signature MVP treatment, which includes a hot steamed towel and a scalp, neck and shoulder massage.

1538 Bayview Ave. 647-351-5540.

There’s a new dealer in town. Gyro Hyundai marked its Laird Drive launch with a grand opening party on Oct. 24, which included an appearance by Stephen Kelleher, president and CEO of Hyundai Auto Canada. Business partners J.P. Kovac, Paul Kmet and Jim Krigos have longstanding ties to the Leaside community and the Gyro Auto Group of companies has been located in Leaside for more than 40 years.

127 Laird Dr. 416-422-6580.

It’s been 18 months and counting since Premier Pharmacy and Compounding Centre joined the neighbourhood to offer services such as filling regular prescriptions and tailor-made prescriptions known as compounds. Premier’s pharmacists provide flu shots, consultations on pain management, hormone replacement, vitamins and supplements and can also help with home health care needs.

3323 Bathurst St. 647-347-1311

After a decade at Yonge and Lawrence, audiologist Jeffrey Switzer has opened a second Global Hearing Aid Clinic location in Leaside. The clinic specializes in custom ear mold impressions for precision ear molds, hearing instrument fitting and followups after an initial fitting.

3080 Yonge St., 416-488-4422. 1386 Bayview Ave., Unit #3, 416-482-4333.

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Posted: Nov 20 2013 6:38 pm
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Edition: Toronto