Best of 2021: 12 Professional Plano Features


One of the founding clients of the Maverick Awards is SMU. (Community impact newspaper staff)

Here is an overview of the business features that appeared in the Plano edition of Community impact journal in 2021.

January

Plano Closet Revival resale store offers designer trends at affordable prices

The resale store offers a wide variety of designer clothing and accessories for women as well as high-end designer items.

February

Plano-Based Sports Memorabilia Company Maverick Awards Dominates Industry

The company’s bread and butter offerings are still its bespoke college lettering jackets, but owner Don Giddens said he’s slowly added more products, including custom-framed awards, jerseys and diplomas. ; blankets; watches; graduation stoles; and four-year rings.

March

Supreme Dream Photography in Plano turns to work of passion in the midst of a pandemic

After two decades as a photographer and nearly 13 years as the owner of Supreme Dream Photography in downtown Plano, Kendrix Wesley had grown her clientele for weddings, shoots and other studio photography work. and outdoors. At the start of the pandemic, much of that work was put on hold and he was forced to revolve his business.

April

Tan Artistry offers a healthy, sunless alternative to airbrush tanning

Kristin Cole became a qualified esthetician 15 years ago. She opened a facial care business in North Dallas in 2010. Six years ago, while looking for something new to offer her clients, she added airbrush tanning to her list. of services and discovered a new passion.

Can

Owners of elephant trunk moving supplies think outside the box in Plano

Elephant Trunk Moving Supplies offers packages to meet a variety of moving needs. They start with enough containers for a one bedroom move ($ 80 for two weeks) and go up from there.

June

Plano Gals on and off the Green boutique specializes in trendy golf clothing for women

Jackie Sorrenti opened Gals on and off the Green in 2004 in Pittsburgh, PA, where she and her husband lived. For the next five years, she continued to work in IT and manage the golf clothing store. In 2009 she quit her IT job and in 2014 opened a second store in Plano.

July

Plano’s Blue Fig International Market offers groceries from around the world

Customers of the International Blue Fig Market visit not only to shop for everyday groceries, but also to remember. The store’s inventory is made up of items most commonly found in other countries, from Turkey to Russia to Pakistan.

August

North Texas Escape Rooms offers a family atmosphere with a variety of puzzles to decipher

Plano’s location offers six unique rooms of varying difficulty. All rooms are private, so other than the game master, groups are on their own when trying to put together the clues needed to win the game.

September

Personal hygiene company Soap Hope employs disabled adults in Plano

Profits from Soap Hope help fund programs My Possibilities offers for adults with disabilities such as Down syndrome, autism, Asperger’s syndrome and more, Mageors said. While Soap Hope does most of its sales online, the company is looking to expand its customer base in person through a Plano showroom that opened in fall 2020.

October

Dallas Vintage Shop carries millions of authentic and unique costume items in Plano

While many people just play dress up around Halloween, Jerry Purvis makes costumes year round for his Plano business, Dallas Vintage Shop. After starting out as a thrift store in 2000, Purvis said he discovered there was a need for quality costumes in Plano.

November

Long-running Plano store The Soccer Corner offers accessories and clothing for all ages

Owner Don Willard founded The Soccer Corner in 2002 when he purchased the store’s current location in the West Park Village development from his father, who had operated Plano Sports Center there since 1972. Willard eventually added several more locations. The Soccer Corner, first in Arlington and then three more in and around Austin.

December

Corner Wines: husband and wife bond through wine in Plano

Michael Martin and Jamie Heise, husband and wife and co-owners of Corner Wines in Plano, said traveling, trying new dishes and connecting with people is what they love to do.

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