New membership-based women's coworking center soon to open at McKinney Cotton Mill

MillHouse expects to open inside the McKinney Cotton Mill on Oct. 14.

MillHouse expects to open inside the McKinney Cotton Mill on Oct. 14.

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MillHouse will open Oct. 14 inside the McKinney Cotton Mill at 610 Elm St., Ste. 1000, McKinney. MillHouse is a membership-based, women's-only, social coworking and creative space. According to MillHouse co-founder Beth Beck, MillHouse is backed by the MillHouse Foundation, which is a nonprofit with the goal of providing women with an opportunity to succeed. All members will be able to use the ConnectBlock, which features a living room space for women to work or play, join in lunch chats, happy hours, workshops, classes and events. A reception room is also available to host clients, friends or family. The ConnectBlock membership also includes access to business coaching and consultation, an annual professional headshot, child care services by appointment, a coffee bar, yoga classes, women-owned product pop-up boutiques and more. Other memberships are available for use of the ArtBlock, WellBlock, and LightBlock. These are studios are for those interested in pursuing more art, photography or wellness.

To celebrate, MillHouse is hosting an opening party Oct. 14 from 4-7 p.m. The public is invited to tour the facility, have their photos taken, get their hair professionally styled, receive free essential oil samples, eat snacks from Layered and more. In addition, MillHouse is hosting a weeklong soft opening Oct. 14-19 featuring free yoga sessions, classes and more. www.millhousefoundation.org
By Emily Davis
Emily graduated from Sam Houston State University with a degree in multi-platform journalism and a minor in criminal justice in Spring 2018. During her studies, Emily worked as an editor and reporter at The Houstonian, SHSU's local newspaper. Upon graduation, she began an editorial internship at Community Impact Newspaper in DFW, where she was then hired as Community Impact's first McKinney reporter in August 2018.


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