Here is every business the Katy edition wrote about over the past 12 months.
Laguna Pools & Designs specializes in creating backyard paradises for 46 years
Rob Traugott founded Laguna Pools in 1973 as a way to return to his roots growing up in the Rio Grande Valley, swimming in the pool his father built on the family’s farm, he said. Read the rest of the story here.
1010 Greenbusch Road, Katy | 281-392-8833 | www.lagunapools.com
Reform Pilates and Fitness owner brings passion of Pilates to Katy
After years of countless muscle and joint overuse injuries, Victoria Sandoval Knutar turned to Pilates. The exercise offered relief to her body, exhausted from 13 years of competitive swimming, which involved training for 30 hours a week and attending matches almost every weekend. Read the rest of the story here.
3750 S. Mason Road, Ste. 700, Katy | 832-441-4622 | www.reformpilateskaty.com
Boyert Shooting Center offers safe space to learn gun safety
Curtis Alberts said several of his colleagues opened Boyert Shooting Center to welcome anyone ranging from those who have never held a gun to experienced war veterans. Read the rest of the story here.
1200 S. Mason Road, Katy | 281-693-4867 | www.boyert.com
Texas Floral Designer of the Year shares happiness through flowers at Fulshear Floral Design
As the co-owner of Fulshear Floral Design, Ace Berry has devoted his life to floral design by fulfilling orders with his labradoodle, Gus; teaching seminars across the U.S.; and becoming the 2019 Texas Floral Designer of the Year. Read the rest of the story here.
8525 FM 359 S., Ste. 105, Fulshear | 281-533-9468 | www.fulshearfloraldesign.com
The Wellness Centre in Katy offers natural health services
Scott Balin and his wife, Donna, own The Wellness Centre, a facility in Katy that offers chiropractic and nutritional services along with other treatments to help maintain the health of the whole body. Read the rest of the story here.
1432 FM 1463, Katy | 281-395-2225 | www.katywellnesscentre.com
Katy-area specialty store Good Times Running Co. supports athletic community
At Good Times Running Co., guests will find more than just an athletics retail store. Business partners Steve Brammer, Sarah Priest, Nick Waak and Andrea Witte work hard to ensure their shop supplies Katy-area residents with a good pair of running shoes, apparel and nutritional supplements as well as friendship, mentorship and a place to hang out. Read the rest of the story here.
22764 Westheimer Parkway, Ste. 650, Katy | 832-437-7745 | www.goodtimesrunningco.com
No Label Brewing Co. produces ‘beers everyone can enjoy,’ co-founder says
A few things have changed at No Label Brewing Co. since it sold its first barrel of beer in December 2010, co-founder Jennifer Royo said. The business sells to-go beer from the taproom and switched from bottles to cans. A playground and bathrooms were added, and the layout was rearranged. The brewery also produces a larger variety of beers. Read the rest of the story here.
5351 First St., Katy | 281-693-7545 | www.nolabelbrew.com
Counter’s Tutoring Connection inspires student learning through relationships
About seven years ago, Jennifer Counter was a single mom looking to supplement her teacher salary. She began tutoring one elementary student in-home, and within two years she expanded to 20 students. Today, the Katy-area businesswoman runs Counter’s Tutoring Connection full time with about 100 students, 37 tutors and a business manager, she said. Read the rest of the story here.
24662 Kingsland Blvd., Katy | 832-341-6621 | www.counterstutoring.com
Sam’s Strings Violin Shop: East Coast musician goes from working in China to Katy area
Sam Matthews was born into a family who rejoiced in playing musical instruments in Greenville, South Carolina. His father played the double bass; his mother played the piano; and his brother played the trumpet. Matthews said he carried his passion for music into adulthood, and eventually it compelled him to open his own business in the music industry. Read the rest of the story here.
411 Park Grove Drive, Ste. 210, Katy | 713-257-0459 | www.samsstrings.com
Katy boutique Yaya Club Clothing sells women’s fashion, teaches style to all
Co-owners Robin Ebrecht, Angie McClelland and Deb Haring opened Yaya Club Clothing in November 2018 to fulfill a need in the community by providing affordable women’s clothing with fashion advice. Read the rest of the story here.
123 FM 1463, Katy | 281-665-7435 | www.yayaclubclothing.com
Katy-area juice bar koldprezz sells drinks made in-house from organic ingredients
When walking into koldprezz, guests are immediately greeted by the smells of fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs. Read the rest of the story here.
829 S. Mason Road, Ste. 250, Katy | 346-704-5653 | www.koldprezz.com