Spokane-based franchise Cena has opened at 3940-2 Broad St. in San Luis Obispo's Marigold Center. Cena prepares gourmet meals for pick-up and home cooking. The menu of frozen dishes changes every month, and the meals cost $3.19 per person per serving. Entrees, side dishes, and desserts are offered. Menus and nutrition information are available at www.cenatogo.com.
Arroyo Grande Community Hospital has received the Exceeding Patient Expectations Award for the second year in a row. Avatar International Incorporated, a company that measures patient satisfaction through surveys, presented the award. Located at 345 South Halcyon Road, Arroyo Grande Community Hospital is a not-for-profit organization with 65 beds and nearly 400 employees. The hospital can be reached at 489-4261.
Local author Jennifer Best recently announced that she's sold 2,000 copies of her book, Best Family Adventures: San Luis Obispo County, since its 2006 release. The paperback volume includes descriptions of and directions to hundreds of destinations for activities in the area, as well as addresses, phone numbers, and websites. Pick up a copy at local bookshops, including The Novel Experience at 779 Higuera in San Luis Obispo.
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