The Source for Well-Being changes hands

Special to Black Mountain News
Connor Kees, the new owner of The Source for Well-Being, cuts the ribbon on April 4, marking a change in ownership of the Black Mountain business. Former owner of The Source, Whitney Madden and representatives from the Black Mountain-Swannanoa Chamber of Commerce joined Kees for the occasion. Back row, from to left to right: Allen Arcand, chamber volunteer and member; Kit Moorehead and Bob McMurray, chamber executive director. Front row, left to right: Madden, Krees and Kim Schroeder, chamber board member and owner of Black Mountain Coin Laundry.

A business with roots in Black Mountain since 2000 is changing hands. 

The Source for Well-Being, founded by Whitney Madden, was sold to Connor Kees who cut the ribbon in front of his 411 West State Street business. 

For 14 years of its existence The Source has been located in Black Mountain, where it features over 32 practitioners and has provided over 100,000 treatments. 

Madden's next calling required that she sell her practice of 19 years in order to focus on research, consulting, and teaching. She was thrilled to find someone in Kees with the passion, wisdom and distinction necessary to continue The Source's legacy.

Kees wished to live in Black Mountain and serve the community there, Madden is now able to pursue her next vision and mission in life – optimizing brain health and integrating the strengths of two medicines through the Sollay Institute for Health and client's will continue to receive the highest quality of wholistic care, according to Madden.

"Three dreams have been fulfilled," she said. 

An open house will be held from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 12, to welcome Kees to Black Mountain as the new owner of Source For Well-Being. The event is open to the public.