business news,

  • Flowers of Kingwood, Inc. received the Winner of Distinction Award at the Better Business Bureau Awards for Excellence luncheon held Wednesday, May 5 at the InterContinental Houston near the Galleria. This was Flowers of Kingwood’s second time to be recognized by the BBB for service excellence having received the Pinnacle Award in 2009.

    The BBB Awards for Excellence recognizes businesses and non-profits for their achievements and commitment to overall excellence and quality in the workplace. Proceeds from the event help fund the BBB Education Foundation which educates consumers about scams and fraudulent business practices in the Greater Houston area.

  • Kingwood, TX:  Within the past few months our own lovely Robin Martinez, AAF, American Academy of Floriculture (AAF) and certified, TMF, Texas Master Florist, and owner of Flowers of Kingwood, has received accommodations and awards from several different organizations.

  • In today's tough economic climate, it is more important than ever for businesses to aggressively marketing their business.  Now businesses can get a head start with a free ecourse, "Developing a Marketing Plan," from  Legacy Marketing Services.

    This free 12 part ecourse will walk business owners and managers through the steps of developing a marketing plan, beginning with fine tuning your company's competitive advantage, identifying your target marketing, establishing a baseline, setting goals, and allocating a budget

  • Local girls gathered in Atascocita last week to celebrate the kick-off of construction for Glitz & Glam.  Opening in September, Glitz & Glam will be a full service spa and salon for girls.

  • Holly Little defies the lawyer stereotype: she’s personable, caring and known for her professionalism. A partner in the Law Offices of Hand & Little, she started her firm eight years ago with the mission of delivering outstanding customer service.

  • Kingwood, TX:  Are you a single in Kingwood and looking for a way to meet people?  Kingwood Coffee, located at 1755 Northpark Drive, will be sponsoring a weekly "Singles Mingle" starting on October 5th.

  • As a common goal of all parents is to help prepare their children for a successful life, not long after their little one begins to take his or her first steps the prudent parent begins to wonder, “How will I pay for their college education?”

    With college tuition costs spiraling and investment accounts plummeting, this is a valid concern. The good news is there are a plethora of options for students and parents to finance a college education. The bad news is that it can be confusing to try to pick the best course of action for your family from the options available.

  • Join in the grand opening celebration of Warren’s Southern Gardens Saturday, June 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. located at 1675 Northpark Drive in Kingwood. Festivities include face painting, gardening classes, hourly door prizes and a moonwalk. Additionally, free hamburgers and hotdogs will be served for lunch at noon.

  • Philippe and Mieke Cras are known in Kingwood for their community involvement and dedication to Kingwood’s businesses and area non-profits. They have been successful in creating an exceptional hotel through their hard work, talents and community relationships.

  • Kingwood Pines Hospital a fully accredited psychiatric hospital providing a comprehensive continuum of behavioral and chemical dependency services, has officially kicked off a 38-bed expansion.

    “We are very excited about this expansion, as it will allow us to increase our ability to provide individual treatment for adults, geriatrics, children and adolescents,” said CEO Linda Hodgkins. With dedicated staff, our mission is to remove roadblocks to recovery and instill hope to individuals and families.

  • Earl and Karen Garrison, owners of The Conservatory Day Spa and Salon in Kingwood , TX, have announced the underwriting of a $70,000 fund-raising effort to replace the Foster Elementary school’s playground which was burned on July 4th, 2009 by Gifting $35,000 of FREE services to Donors.

  • When Tara Hahn, co-owner of New Leaf Organizing, entered a Marketing Makeover contest, she told her partner, Patricia Vela, she didn’t know why she was entering because they would never win.

    But, is she ever glad she did now! Tara reflects back to when she first entered. She had found the contest mentioned in the local paper with just a few days left to enter. She also remembers thinking it was too much trouble to enter because it was an essay type entry with lots of questions. However, she pursued, and now is the lucky winner.

    The contest was hosted by Penworth Marketing in Humble, Texas, and was only open to those located within a 20 mile radius.

  • A bevy of beauties descended on Town Center Park in Kingwood on October 11th for a day of glamour and fun.  They came to participate in the "Model for a Day" sponsored by 5th Avenue Bowtique of North Houston.

  • Kingwood, TX - Two Kingwood residents have given birth to a new business. Certified Nurse-Midwives Polly Logan and Janet Little have opened Reunion Women’s Health & Birth Center behind Kingwood Medical Center.

  • Jill Hickman Companiesis a full-service leadership consulting firm whose mission is to transform people and business to fulfill greatest potential, achieving success with integrity.  August marks the 14th year for this woman-owned business, but this year, there is even more reason for Jill Hickman to celebrate as her daughter, Cara, joins the firm as Director of Sales and Marketing. 

    "My daughter is an amazing individual with incredible energy and creative talent.  She worked forme while going to school, and now, after working in the corporate marketing world, she's ready to jump into the world of entrepreneurship withme," says Jill Hickman.  With Cara joining the team, Jill Hickman Companies can reach more individuals and companies that are looking for the talent edge to become more successful in today's market. 

     

  • Kingwood, TX:  Old friends and new are celebrating the reopening of Nico’s Place at its new location on Loop 494 in Kingwood, where a new lunch menu features Cajun delectables from Cajun Mama’s and night times feature karaoke and live music dates. 

  • TexasOnTheGo.Com was recognized by the Small Business Development Program (SBDP) of the City of Austin for its continued support promoting their initiatives to assist small business, on Friday, October 30, 2009, at their annual appreciation luncheon.

    “The City of Austin SBDP had another banner year, which saw many advances and achievements that built on the success of past years,” says Rosalinda Jalifi, assistant Director of Economic Growth and Redevelopment Services during the recognition luncheon.

  • Merchants located in the Court of Kingwood are celebrating summer and holding a customer appreciation open house on Thursday, July 27th. The open house will be held from 10 am to 6 pm.  Ribbon cutting ceremonies will be held at 11:30 am for  the Merry-Go-Round, Kids in Action, IXMAN Mortgage and Curves.

  • Visit Warren’s Southern Gardens, located at 1675 Northpark Drive in Kingwood, for a variety of fun-filled fall activities including do-it-yourself projects, a pumpkin patch, an evening of wine and art, and more! With the exception of the evening of wine and art, all of the fall classes and programs at Warren’s are free. To register for any of the activities, please call (281) 354-6111.

    Warren’s Southern Gardens is pleased to provide the Kingwood community and surrounding area with bulk rock, landscape materials, unique flowers and plants, and the Magnolia Blossom Home & Garden Boutique. Visit Warren’s Southern Gardens Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., or Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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