Anniversary: ReadyFab Steel Works, LLC celebrates one year of business

ReadyFab Steel Works, LLC celebrated its first year of business Aug. 28, according to business owners Mandy and Justin Hoot and Carlos Rodriguez. Located at 16910 FM 2920, Tomball, the business offers miscellaneous and structural steel fabrication for highways, bridges and roads, among other marine and industrial projects. 281-738-3567.

Anniversary: Magnolia-based Mercy House Global celebrates 10 years

Local nonprofit organization Mercy House Global will celebrate its 10th anniversary Oct. 10. With locations at 5814 FM 1488, Magnolia, and 418 W. Main St., Tomball, the nonprofit organization supports impoverished women around the world and operates three maternity homes in Kenya for young girls who have become pregnant. In addition to retail stores offering fair-trade products, the organization offers Fair Trade Friday, a monthly subscription box containing fair trade products, all proceeds from which support artisans and their families from around the world. In honor of the 10th anniversary, Mercy House Global will be hosting a virtual celebration event, according to a Sept. 2 post on Facebook. The organization's Tomball shop opened most recently in June. 832-652-3762.

Relocation: Center for Teaching and Learning moves to Hufsmith Road in Tomball

Nonprofit private school Center for Teaching and Learning has moved from Kuykendahl Road to a new location at 10431 Hufsmith Road, Tomball, and is expected to welcome students Sept. 8.
The school currently enrolls grades pre-K-10 and plans to add 11th grade next year and 12th grade the year after. According to Linda Ellis, founder and head of the school, enrollment is still open; however, enrollment is being limited to 10 students per pre-K and kindergarten class and 12 students for other grade levels during the pandemic. 832-474-8214.

Relocation: Vision Source Magnolia moves into new office in Magnolia

Vision Source Magnolia moved into its new location Sept. 1 at 18010 FM 1488, Ste. 100, Magnolia. A groundbreaking was held in summer 2019 for the 4,500-square-foot optometry practice. Vision Source offers eye health exams, contact lens exams, glaucoma screenings, eyewear and contact lenses. An in-house lab will also be added to the new facility. 281-252-6060.

Coming soon: Oz Bridal coming soon to Tomball

Candice Gold will open Oz Bridal at 120 W. Main St., Tomball, on Sept. 10. The bridal boutique will offer wedding dresses and accessories for the Southern bride, featuring dresses by Nashville designer Olia Zavozina. The boutique will feature Zavozina's work exclusively, and each dress can be customized to the bride's wishes. Complimentary champagne will also be served at each appointment.

Now open: Kitchen 1488 opens on FM 1488

The casual Cajun-American restaurant at 4130 FM 1488, Ste. 102, Conroe, launched Aug. 24 with a menu of Southern-style lunch and dinner fare alongside weekend breakfast specials. Louisiana-influenced comfort foods and desserts, such as boudin egg rolls, po'boys, burgers, seafood platters, beignets and bread pudding, are served daily, and featured breakfast items on Saturdays and Sundays include chicken and waffles, seafood and grits, and several varieties of eggs Benedict. The restaurant's current soft opening menu is also set to expand with several new dishes in the future. 936-539-8597.

Anna Lotz and Ben Thompson contributed to this report.