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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.