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Katy Business Mar 2014

| March 1, 2014
Katy Business Mar 2014

COVENTRY HOMES Coventry Homes has opened a new model home in Avalon at Spring Green, a gated community in Katy, with a second model slated to open by the end of February. Coventry Homes is partnering with Taylor Morrison to develop Avalon at Spring Green, a reserve of 200 homesites that includes some of the […]

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Katy Business Feb 2014

| February 1, 2014
Katy Business Feb 2014

‹Terri Gibson The Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene Katy office announced that Terri Gibson has earned the nationally recognized Military Relocation Professional (MRP) certification. The National Association of Realtors confers the MRP certification to Realtors who want to help military personnel and veterans find housing solutions that best meet their needs and […]

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Katy Business Jan 2014

| January 1, 2014
Katy Business Jan 2014

WEST HOUSTON ASSOCIATION – The West Houston Association welcomed Perri D’Armond as its new president and chief executive officer following the retirement of long-time organization head Roger Hord. D’Armond began her new position Nov. 11. Prior to joining the West Houston Association, she was vice president of government relations for the Greater Fort Bend Economic Development […]

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Katy Business Dec 2103

| December 1, 2013
Katy Business Dec 2103

‹Newmark Homes The Greater Houston Builders Association recognized Newmark Homes as a trailblazer in residential real estate, with the new-home builder winning six Houston’s Best PRISM awards. Newmark won in a variety of categories, including Volume Builder Product Design, $350,000-$400,000, for its Ravenna model in Cross Creek Ranch; Volume Builder Interior Merchandising, over $500,000, for […]

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Katy Business Nov 2013

| November 1, 2013
Katy Business Nov 2013

ERIC AND KIMBERLY GATTIS The new owners of the Katy location of Hasta la Pasta are Eric and Kimberly Gattis. Eric was the General Manager for nine years before previous owners Jeff and Susan Smith offered the location to the couple. “It was a natural transition,” says Jeff. Eric adds, “We are so excited about […]

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Katy Business Oct 2013

| October 1, 2013
Katy Business Oct 2013

ARAYA ARTISAN CHOCOLATE At the juried International Chocolate Awards competition held at New York’s Institute of Culinary Education during the last week of June, Araya Artisan Chocolate, which operates retail stores in the River Oaks Shopping Center, Uptown Park and Katy, was named a finalist for its dark filled chocolates in the ganache or truffle […]

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Katy Business Sept 2013

| September 1, 2013
Katy Business Sept 2013

‹Margaret Sparkman Firethorne has named longtime Katy resident Margaret Sparkman manager of its 1,700-member homeowners association. “Margaret is an accountant who also brings 12 years classroom experience working for Katy ISD to the position,” said Firethorne General Manager Wayne Meyer. “The truly unusual turn of events is that by accepting this position, she’s following in […]

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Katy Business Aug 2013

| August 1, 2013
Katy Business Aug 2013

Memorial Hermann Medical Group In Katy Board certified family medicine physicians Joshua DeFriece, M.D., and Prasuna Sajja, M.D., have joined Memorial Hermann Medical Group in Katy. Dr. DeFriece received his undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering from Virginia Commonwealth University and his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College. He completed his residency at Spartanburg […]

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Katy Business Jul 2013

| July 1, 2013
Katy Business Jul 2013

BECKENDORFF JUNIOR HIGH Beckendorff PTA inducted its new 2013-14 officers during its May General Membership meeting: Beth Morris, parliamentarian; Ashley Vann, president; Amber Willingham, vice president of Programs; Lynn Farmer, vice president of Fundraising; Cathy Gatti, vice president of Membership; Gina D’Agostino, vice president of VIPS; Shelly Martin, secretary; and Rasmi Moan, treasurer.  _________________________________________________________________________________ SPECIAL […]

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Realtors Report: Surging Demand for Texas Homes Predicted to Carry Through 2013

| June 1, 2013
Realtors Report: Surging Demand for Texas Homes Predicted to Carry Through 2013

First quarter of 2013 sets aggressive pace The Texas Association of REALTORS® released the 2013-Q1 edition of the Texas Quarterly Housing Report, showing surging demand for Texas homes at the start of the year as well as rising prices and shrinking inventory. Fueled by Texas’ population and job growth, the report bodes well for the […]

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Katy Business Jun 2013

| June 1, 2013
Katy Business Jun 2013

‹MEMORIAL HERMANN REHABILITATION HOSPITAL – KATY  Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital–Katy Wound Care Center has received the Center of Distinction Award from Healogics Inc., a leading wound care management company. The award recognizes the center as one of the top wound care centers in the country and is given to facilities that have outstanding patient outcomes […]

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Katy Business May 2013

| May 1, 2013
Katy Business May 2013

‹Methodist West Houston Hospital Methodist West Houston Hospital has inducted four Katy and West Houston community leaders to its board of trustees. New members include Stu Levin, managing partner of Levin & Atwood Law Firm; Vidal Ramirez, president of the Allegiance Bank of Texas’ Katy office; the Rev. Dr. Charles B. Simmons, senior minister of […]

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Katy Business April 2013

| April 1, 2013
Katy Business April 2013

‹Sandra Byrd Long-time Katy area resident Sandra Byrd filed to run for the Katy City Council Ward A seat, which was recently vacated by Carol Adams. Adams declared her bid for mayor leaving one year remaining on her council term. Byrd is a third generation resident of Katy. She and her husband of 32 years, […]

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Katy Business Mar 2013

| March 1, 2013
Katy Business Mar 2013

  ‹MEMORIAL HERMANN KATY HOSPITAL Vish Kalapatapu, M.D. has been named chief of staff at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. During his two-year term, Dr. Kalapatapu will oversee medical staff issues and monitor clinical quality at the hospital. Dr. Kalapatapu graduated with honors from Katy Taylor High School. As a high school student, he volunteered at […]

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Katy Business Feb 2013

| February 1, 2013
Katy Business Feb 2013

Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital recognizes an exemplary employee and physician each year who go above and beyond to create exceptional experiences for patients, their fellow employees, and others. The 2012 honorees are Bobbie Draca, patient care technician, and Selina Lin, M.D., an OB/GYN affiliated with the hospital. _________________________________________________________________________________ ‹Cross Creek Ranch will open a new […]

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Katy Business Jan 2013

| January 1, 2013
Katy Business Jan 2013

‹William B. Riley, M.D. has been named chief medical officer at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. In this role, Dr. Riley will serve as a member of the hospital’s administrative management team while providing leadership to the hospital’s affiliated physicians and clinical staff to ensure Memorial Hermann Katy continues its long standing reputation for high-quality care. […]

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Katy Business Dec 2012

| December 1, 2012
Katy Business Dec 2012

  ‹Paul Bing, M.D. has been named chief of staff at Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation Hospital – Katy. During his one-year term, Dr. Bing will be responsible for ensuring the continuation of quality medical care throughout the hospital. He also will serve as chairman of the hospital’s Medical Executive Committee and as a member of the […]

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Katy Business Nov 2013

| November 1, 2012
Katy Business Nov 2013

‹Lani Foster has been named Realtor relations manager for Cinco Ranch. Foster has had a long career with Newland Communities and Cinco Ranch, starting her career with the company as a custom home sales representative at the Cinco Ranch Information Center in 2000. She next moved to the Greatwood community in Fort Bend County, and […]

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Katy Business Sept 2012

| September 1, 2012
Katy Business Sept 2012

Claudia Aviles, general manager of the recently opened Olive Garden in Katy, was presented with Darden Restaurants’ top honor — the Joe R. Lee Diamond Club Award, named after the company’s retired chairman and CEO. Now in its 15th year, the award is presented annually to general managers throughout North America who demonstrate outstanding results […]

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