• Tropical Smoothie has opened its first cafe in Maine at 45 Western Ave., South Portland.

The franchise plans to open additional locations in the state within the next several years.

Tropical Smoothie was founded in Tallahassee, Fla., in 1997 and now has 315 locations throughout the United States.

Store hours are 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sundays.

For more details, call 871-9991.

Beltone New England has opened a new Hearing Health facility at 275 Bath Road, Brunswick.

The facility offers the latest in hearing evaluation and testing technology and patient care, featuring the ability to simulate any listening environment.

Beltone New England is the largest Beltone dispensership, with more than 50 hearing aid retail locations.

For more details, go to www.BeltoneNE.com.

Back in Motion Physical Therapy has opened a third clinic at 1041 Brighton Ave., Portland, offering combined manual therapy with advanced techniques and exercises to treat patients.

With locations in Gorham, South Portland and now Portland, the clinic provides services that include manual physical therapy, treatments for arthritic conditions, pre- and postsurgical rehabilitation, chronic joint pain relief, neuromuscular evaluations and pregnancy-related pain.

Owners Mary and Michel Brunet are licensed physical therapists.

For more information, visit www.mainephysicaltherapy.com.

DJC Management, a property management company, has opened in Portland.

The business is owned and operated by David Caron, who has more than 20 years experience in the real estate industry, including managing, owning, selling and leasing properties.

The company will specialize in managing apartments and condominium associations, as well as some commercial properties.

For more details, call Caron at 671-2056 or email [email protected]

Washboard Eco-Laundry has started a professional wet cleaning business at 115 Fox St. in Portland’s East Bayside.

The Greener Cleaner’s plant features equipment that can clean most garments labeled dry clean in a water-based system without the harsh chemicals used in traditional dry cleaning processes.

For more details, call Jason Wentworth at 408-2233 or email [email protected]

The Creative Child and Adult Arts Program has moved to 152 US Route One, Suite 15 in Scarborough.

Owner Kristine Biegel has worked with artists and businesses for more than 10 years to offer a wide variety of programs for artists of all ages and abilities.

Classes being offered include programs for artists with disabilities, after-school and evening programs, Saturday morning programs, mom’s night out sessions and parent and child art sessions.

For more details, call 831-8001 or go to www.creativechildart.net.

Executive directors Tom Davis and Frank Knott have opened Office Prodigy, a nonprofit company created to streamline nonprofit back-office operations.

Office Prodigy offers concierge-style coaching and tools to meet administrative, technical and compliance challenges.

The business aims to help agencies create systems to address compliance, accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, IT, case management and a host of operational issues.

For more details, call Davis at 872-6484 or email [email protected]