Poshe Day Spa to open on Fourth Street N
A new day spa, one of few in the area to offer vichy showers, is opening at 914 Fourth St. N in the space that Embellish monogram and gift store vacated six months ago.
Poshe Day Spa should open in a month, said Ashley Vu, who owns Poshe Nail Spa a few doors down. The vichy shower has eight heads that release massaging water over a treatment table. Clients can choose a gentle rain massage or something stronger.
"Water is excellent treatment," Vu said. The spa will also offer traditional massage, body wraps and facials.
Paramedics Plus executive promoted
Mark Postma, chief operating officer for the company that provides the county's Sunstar ambulance service, has been promoted.
Postma, 49, will serve as vice president of Paramedics Plus, the ambulance division of the East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System.
Postma began his career as a paramedic and dispatcher and has served in emergency medical services management in Iowa and Florida for more than 25 years. He earned a master's in health services administration from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Ill., and a bachelor's degree from Western Illinois University.
He has served as the Paramedics Plus Sunstar chief operating officer since 2004.
Sunstar employs 500, covers 280 square miles and a population of almost 1 million.
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