Business Briefs

Dr. Miryam Bookman has announced the opening of her new dental practice in Jackson. The practice features chairmounted TVs/monitors in each room, digital X-rays, and intra-oral cameras so the patient can see what the doctor sees.

The mission of her practice is to provide the finest-quality dental care in a friendly, caring and comfortable atmosphere. Bookman is committed to providing a lifetime of optimum oral health to her patients through treatment of current dental needs and prevention of future disease. It is her goal to develop long-term relationships with her patients and for them to feel at ease when they walk through her door.

Bookman treats adults and children and has extensive experience in restorative and cosmetic dentistry. For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit her Web site at www.bookmandentistry. com or call 732-942-0909.

Palms Holistic Healing, 89 Prodelin Way, Millstone, holds meditation classes for children and adults on Mondays and Thursdays.

For meditation class times and other information, call 732-580-6574.

For the 17th year, Rita’s Italian Ice will celebrate the first day of spring and hold “Spring FREEver” from noon to 1 p.m. March 20, during which each guest will receive a free 10-ounce cup of Italian ice. The event will take place at all Rita’s locations. For locations, visit

The National Association of Women Business Owners will hold its Central Jersey Business Conference & S.E.E.D. Competition 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 21 at Excelsior Caterers, 355 Route 9 south, Manalapan. Guest speaker will be Susan D. Wigenton, U.S. district judge who sits in Newark and hears civil and criminal matters. Her awards include Women Lawyers in Monmouth Achievement Award, and the Long Branch NAACP Presidential Award. The one-day business conference luncheon will feature workshops designed to benefit all businesses of central New Jersey. Tickets for both members and nonmembers are $80 before April 14 and $90 thereafter. Sponsorships and ad journal entries are still available. For more information and to register for the event, visit www.nawbocentraljersey. org.