Goodwill on its way to South Congress and more South Austin business news to know

Goodwill Central Texas will open a location at 2415 S. Congress Ave., Austin, in early 2021. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Goodwill Central Texas will open a location at 2415 S. Congress Ave., Austin, in early 2021. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)

Goodwill Central Texas will open a location at 2415 S. Congress Ave., Austin, in early 2021. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)

Here's the latest news from businesses around the South Austin area.

1. Goodwill Central Texas will open a new location at 2415 S. Congress Ave., Austin, in early 2021. The store will open in a 22,000-square-foot suite that is currently being remodeled in the South Congress Square shopping center, according to permits with the city of Austin. Goodwill Central Texas operates more than 50 locations in the region, including nine in Austin south of the Colorado River and one in Dripping Springs.

2. Internal medicine physician Dr. Mousumi Chanda-Kim will open an office at 1905 Matthews Lane, Austin, for her practice Jan. 11 and is accepting new patients. The office accepts most insurances and is currently offering virtual and in-person appointments. Chanda-Kim has served the Central Texas area for more than 20 years. 512-444-4001.

3. The South Austin location of Rick’s Cleaners will celebrate 15 years in the community in January. Located at 8400 Brodie Lane, Ste. 101, Austin, the locally owned dry cleaning service has offered a flat, “any garment dry cleaning” rate since opening in Central Texas in 1987. 512-291-1588.

4. Local liquor store 34 Wine & Spirits celebrated five years in business Dec. 4. The store at 4601 Southwest Parkway, Ste. 100, Austin, was co-founded by Ricky Williams, the former Heisman Trophy-winning running back at The University of Texas whose No. 34 jersey is retired by the Longhorns. It sells local and national beer, wine and liquor brands. 512-584-8656.

5. Springs Veterinary Care on Oct. 30 introduced two new veterinarians to its staff, Jennifer Bucher and Michelle Henthorne. The local, full-service veterinary hospital is located at 333 E. Hwy. 290, Ste. 415, Dripping Springs. 512-829-6140.
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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