West Em Medical Spa, a medical aesthetic spa, opened earlier this month at 326 S. Mount Auburn Road. Locally owned and operated, the business offers a variety of products, services and treatments for men and women. A grand opening event is scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and will include refreshments, special pricing on products and services, free skin scope analysis, live demonstrations, raffles and free "swag bags" for the first 20 guests.

The spa features a variety of services, including a range of skin rejuvenation options, hair restoration and removal services, Botox fillers and a treatment option for those suffering from dry-eye disease.

West Em is owned and operated by registered nurse and family nurse practitioner Amanda Boatwright. Other members of the West Em staff include two registered nurses and a marketing manager.  Tom Kelsey, broker with Lorimont Commercial Real Estate handled the lease transaction for the landlord, Dr. Gregory Tobin.

We want to help clients be the best version of themselves," Boatwright said. "It's at the core of our establishment. It's what motivates us. It's why we're here."

The spa's hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. Thursdays and 9 a.m. until noon Saturdays. More information about the spa and its services is available by calling (573) 803-4321 or online on Facebook or Instagram.