Business Corner

Thoralf Gran-Ruaz, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Cobble Hill since 2005, has been named a principal with the firm’s holding company, The Jones Financial Companies, LLLP. He was one of only 45 individuals chosen from more than 41,000 associates across the United States and Canada to join the firm’s 341 principals.

Gran-Ruaz will remain in Cobble Hill and continue serving area investors from his office located at 1400 Cowichan Bay Rd., Unit 15B.

Imaginal Mind and Body is opening a studio in Duncan and hosting an open house on April 25 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. There will be free brain-training biofeedback assessments, bio well readings and an infrared light therapy sauna. Also enjoy gourmet snacks and teas by Tiffany at Nettle Co. There will also be a two-day workshop led by clairvoyant, channel and intuitive Lynette Elinda May 2 and 3, and a channeled talk and guided meditation on May 1 from 6-9 p.m. The studio is located at 202-123 Station St., Duncan.

Two Cowichan Valley restaurants have been recognized in the Vancouver Magazine Restaurant Awards.

Unsworth Vineyards Restaurant too the bronze medal in the Vancouver Island category, while Hudson’s on First won an honourable mention.