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Business Briefs: Oct. 19, 2016

There’s a lot going on during the next few weeks, with festivals, grand openings and celebrations galore.


In Buda:

• Stella’s Women’s Fashion Consignment Boutique is having its One Year Anniversary celebration at 5 p.m. Oct. 20 at Nate’s.

Owned by Lisa and DJ Sartorio, the couple moved from Chicago back to native Austin to be closer to children and grandchildren. It was then that Lisa knew the time had come to put her two loves –fashion and finding a good deal – together.

Stella’s is named after Lisa’s past fashionable Chihuahua.

Stella’s partners with Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center for all donation purposes. At the end of each consignment period, unsold items are donated to the shelter. 

• Another Buda celebrant is Buda Postal Station, which recently celebrated its first anniversary under new management. Mike Pauzer took over the reins of the business in September 2015. Pauzer has lived in Circle C in southwest Austin for 21 years. He purchased the business, which was started in 2003, from its founders.

At this time, Buda Postal Station is re-branding itself as Buda Print & Ship.

• Local voters have a chance to check out candidates for the Buda City Council as the Chamber of Commerce puts on its Candidates Forum, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24 in the city council chambers.


In Kyle:

• Cricket Wireless opened its new store in Kyle last week. The new store is located in the H-E-B Plus shopping center.

The facility had its ribbon cutting on Friday, Oct. 14. Over the next few weeks, the store will be collecting names for a giveaway of a 50” television, so they ask that anyone wanting to come by should do so now.

• Seton Medical Center Hays is hosting its 7th annual Community Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the lobby of Seton Hays Hospital. More than 80 vendors and medical care providers will be offering everything from blood pressure screenings to mock surgeries. There’s something for everyone, including children. The Kyle Fire and Police departments will also be on hand.

• The Kyle Area Chamber luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 25 will focus on finance. Financial exhibitors will be on hand. The luncheon will be held at the Sage Hall at Texas Old Town.

• The Hays Free Press is currently working on the Kyle Chamber’s business guide. Anyone interested in being involved should contact the newspaper at 512-268-7862.


In Dripping Springs:

• Corridor Title Founder and President Patrick Rose announced this month two people, Kim Gernea and Laura Dupont, were promoted to Vice President of Regional Development.

Corridor Title was founded in October 2010 and has offices in the Austin-San Antonio Region. The company is opening another branch in New Braunfels next year.

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