Selah Vie Boutique, a new location for the upscale resale boutique benefiting Selah Freedom’s mission to end sex trafficking and free the exploited, will open Tuesday inside the Rusty Crickett's Coastal City Cottage at 615 15th St. W. in Bradenton.

The shop specializes in upscale designer brands and has a continually changing selection of new, beautiful items such as women’s clothing, handbags, shoes, jewelry, furniture and even artwork by survivors of sex trafficking.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The shop will accept donations during those times.

Selah Vie Boutique's location at 1853 Fruitville Road in Sarasota also remains open.

All proceeds fuel Selah Freedom’s programs for survivors of sex trafficking. Volunteers are also needed at Selah Vie Boutique. For more information, go to SelahFreedom.com.

941-745-3131; Retail@SelahFreedom.com

 

Bellamier Beauty Bar, a new salon and spa, has been opened recently at 946 Tamiami Trail, Unit 205, in Port Charlotte, in the Grand Oaks Plaza.

In addition to all types of hair, the salon offers nail care, medical esthetics and nonsurgical face-lifts.

941-883-6824; Bellamierbeautybar.com.

 

The Healthcare Solutions Team has been opened by Derek L. Bates at 1631 Bonita Lane in Sarasota.

Bates, who stepped down as CEO of Position Marketing Group Inc. and Central Texas Development in late 2016, has joined forces with the growing insurance industry leader.

“In our mission to provide the most comprehensive coverage, for each individual, family or group, within their budget, we work with the best carriers across the country,” Bates said.

He is affiliated with Colorado Bankers Life, HII-Chubb, Manhattan Life, National General, Starmount, Mutual of Omaha, United Healthcare, among others.

He recently obtained his Health, Life and Annuity Licenses in Florida and also has completed licensing requirements in Texas, Virginia and South Carolina.