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Sit back and relax at new Hand & Stone in Geneva

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  • Kathy Hendershott is the owner of Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa in Geneva. She also owns a Hand & Stone in Wheaton, and hopes to open one in Naperville.

      Kathy Hendershott is the owner of Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa in Geneva. She also owns a Hand & Stone in Wheaton, and hopes to open one in Naperville.
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A new business is open in Geneva along the Randall Road corridor aimed at helping you feel and look better.

Hand & Stone opened May 3 at 1416 S. Randall in the Randall Square Shopping Center at the intersection of Randall and Fargo.

This is the second Hand & Stone franchise location for Geneva resident Kathy Hendershott. Her first is in Wheaton, and Hendershott said she is excited to bring the business to her own town.

"As Geneva residents, we wanted to bring the Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa philosophy and services to our local community," she said. "The people in this area are very health conscious, and we have the opportunity to provide the benefit of massage and facial services to local residents, our neighbors and friends.

"We have a passion for health and wellness and have enjoyed working with clients to provide the quality of services," Hendershott said.

"While massage and facial services are good for your health, wellness and personal care, this is also a feel-good industry and we really love seeing clients so relaxed and smiling when they leave."

Hand & Stone offers massages, facials and hair removal services. Clients can purchase services one visit at a time, or the company offers a monthly membership-type program.

Customers can just walk in; however, Hendershott recommends they call ahead for an appointment.

Hendershott said she's hoping to open a third location soon in Naperville. There already is another Hand & Stone location along the Randall Road corridor in Algonquin, 710 S. Randall Road.

Hendershott said she's excited to meet all of the customers trying out her new location in Geneva.

"We look forward to working within the local community and want to thank our many customers, employees and friends for helping to make Hand & Stone Massage and Facial so successful," she said.

Fairy fun: Just what do you need to create a fairy garden? The folks at Platt Hill Nursery will help you learn to create the perfect fairy garden next month.

At 10 a.m. June 14, Platt Hill, Randall and Huntley roads in Carpentersville, will be hosting a free Outdoor Fairy Gardens seminar.

Their experts will advise you on what kind of annual and perennials to plan in your pint-size garden for fairies.

To reserve a spot, call (847) 428-6767.

Now open: The building many of you were wondering about a few months ago going up along Randall Road in Algonquin is now finished and has businesses operating inside.

Sleepy's and Kay Jewelers are now open in the newly constructed building on the west side of Randall Road, in front of JC Penney and just south of Harnish Drive.

In case you haven't seen it yet, the Chase bank that was going up at that corner now is complete, too.

• Amy Williams' column covers all the news of business along the Randall Road corridor from South Elgin to Batavia. Contact her at or at (847) 894-5036.

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