Roundup: 5 Southwest Austin businesses celebrating anniversaries in July

The HHS campus is located at 12395 Silver Creek Road, Dripping Springs. (Courtesy HHS)
The HHS campus is located at 12395 Silver Creek Road, Dripping Springs. (Courtesy HHS)

The HHS campus is located at 12395 Silver Creek Road, Dripping Springs. (Courtesy HHS)

The following five businesses in Southwest Austin and Dripping Springs will be hitting milestone anniversaries in July.

HHS, which was founded as Hospital Housekeeping Systems in 1975 by Jim Spry, will celebrate 45 years serving the community July 4. Located at 12395 Silver Creek Road, Dripping Springs, HHS offers housekeeping, food services, facilities maintenance and other support services for more than 500 health care, resorts, senior living, education, government and aviation facilities, according to HHS spokesperson Shannon Steck. HHS was originally based in Austin but moved to Dripping Springs last year. The current campus is also home to its subsidiaries KO's Cafe, SoHo Catering & Consulting and Juniper Hills Academy. 800-229-2028. www.hhs1.com

Proof & Cooper will celebrate its fifth anniversary July 3 with live music by Anthony Garcia at 6:30 p.m. Located at 18800 Hamilton Pool Road, Dripping Springs, the restaurant and bar is currently open for dine in, takeout and delivery, serving food including burgers, fried chicken, salads, barbecue and specialty drinks. 512-264-1014. https://proofandcooper.square.site

Texas-based Emler Swim School, which has a location in Southwest Austin at 7100 W. Hwy. 290, Ste. A, Austin, celebrates its 45th anniversary in July. Facilities reopened in May after closing at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and those interested in registering children for lessons can do so online. 512-893-5888. www.emlerswimschool.com

Crow Bar, which is currently open for to-go cocktails, growlers and wine, will celebrate 10 years in the community this summer. The locally owned bar is located at 3116 S. Congress Ave., Austin. www.crowbaraustin.com


The South Austin Juiceland location at 4526 West Gate Blvd., Austin, will have been open for five years July 3. The West Gate location was Juiceland’s 13th in Austin when it opened in 2015, and the brand now operates more than 20 local locations as well as shops in Houston and Dallas. 512-358-0009. www.juicelandaustin.com
By Nicholas Cicale
Nick has been with Community Impact Newspaper since 2016, working with the Lake Travis-Westlake and Southwest Austin-Dripping Springs editions. He previously worked as a reporter in Minnesota and earned a degree from Florida State University.


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