Business Focus: In the Beginning

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 Creation…when God created the world, He looked at the miraculous things He had done and said, “It is good.” As we look back at the last ten years, we too can say, “It is good.” But we have to give credit where due. The businesses listed here are the heroes. THEY are the ones who have been with us since the beginning–day one. They have never wavered. They have been steadfast. The miraculous thing is that they looked at the blank sheet of paper we handed them with only a few words…words like Pet Pals with spots for ads. They caught our vision and committed to help bring a magazine to our community. As we look back at the beginning, we want to publicly acknowledge how much we appreciate them, and we want our readers to know how important they have been in bringing Postcards to you for the last decade. 

 

Curves for Women 
Huntsville: 279 TX-75, Huntsville 
Phone: 936.295.3900 
Willis/Conroe: 111 League Line Rd, Conroe 
Phone: 936.890.7299 
Website: www.curves.com   

Strengthening Women Inside and Out is the Curves motto.  Curves has helped women around the world get healthier and stronger with a unique fitness solution. In just 30 minutes, work every major muscle group through a proven gym program of strength training, cardio, and stretching.  Programs are available in club or at home. No more excuses! 

Ward Furniture & Flooring
Address: 180 Interstate 45 South, Huntsville 
Phone: 936.295.2514 
Website: www.wardfurniture.com 

A family owned business for more than 70 years. The Ward family offers an array of furniture, flooring, and accessories, as well as a design team to help you with your residential or commercial needs. Whether you need furniture or flooring or design services, the Ward team is ready to go to work for you to turn your dreams into reality

Kim’s Home & Garden Center 
Address: 2715 Lake Rd, Huntsville, Huntsville 
Phone: 936.295.5282 
Website:  www.kimshomeandgardencenter.com 

Kim’s Home and Garden, Inc. is fast becoming Texas’ most unique shopping destination.  A woman-owned and operated business, Kim’s has been “Where great gardens begin” since 1985. Whether you’re looking for items in the Garden Center or enjoying the Mansion for home décor and gifts, Kim’s has a staff dedicated to providing customers with unparalleled service, knowledge, quality products, and expertise. 

McCaffety Electric
Huntsville: 1711 Sycamore Ave, Huntsville
Phone: 936.295.2831
Conroe: 1610N. Frazier, Conroe
Phone:936.539.5411
Website: www.mccaffetyelectric.com

McCaffety Electric has been serving the Huntsville area since 1962, and in recent years, has expanded the service area with a second location in Conroe.There is also a beautiful lighting showroom at the Huntsville location.They stand ready to handle all your electrical needs–from small residential repairs and lighting design, to stand by generator power and large commercial projects.No job is too large or too small.

A Little Bit Western
Address:6753 FM 244, Anderson
Phone:936.581.2218
Website: www.facebook.com/LittleBitWesternMetalArt

A Little Bit Western is the business of metal artist Jeff Sullivan. Jeff creates custom work for his clients,including entry gates,ranch signs, overhead entrance signs,and yard gates. He also designs and create home items like fireplace screens, coat racks, stair railings,and home décor. Jeff was featured in the first issue of the Piney Woods edition of Postcards.

 

Global Financial Partners, Inc.
Address: 1211 Financial Plaza, Huntsville
Phone: 936.294.0201
Website: www.financialpartner.net

Global Financial Partners understands not everyone enjoys finance the way they do.They have a passion for what theydo and for helping people.They enjoy helping you better understand your current financial situation and developing a plan to move you toward your goals. Whether you are years away from retirement or already enjoying your golden years,they want to help provide you and your family with a plan to “Enjoy More, WorryLess.”

Physical Therapy Associates
Huntsville: 127 Medical Park Ln, Huntsville
Phone: 936.294.0283
Conroe: 1020 Riverwood Ct. Ste 120,
Conroe Phone: 936.494.1292
Website:www.ptaclinic.com

Physical Therapy Associates is the leading orthopedic and sports rehabilitation practice in the area. In addition to physical therapy, they offer wellness services including nutrition management, injury prevention programs,specialized golf performance training, and massage therapy. Founded in 2000, owner Dallas Williams has been voted “Best Physical Therapist” in the local newspaper’s Reader’s Choice Awards time and again.

Kelly Lawson Realtor
Address:7167 Lakeshore Ln, Willis
Phone: 936.525.9589
Website:www.facebook.com/KsueIt

Kelly Lawson is a Realtor high on communication.She knows that sometimes you“need to know,”even if there is nothing new to know. Kelly is never too busy for your peace of mind and believes serving others is her strongest skill. Striving to provide exceptional service and really caring about the tone and smoothness of your journey is her top objective. She feels the relationship part of the process is the most important,and that is where she earns yourtrust.

Rainbow International Restoration & Cleaning
Address:7130 S State Hwy 75, Huntsville
Phone: 936.291.0968
Website:www.rainbowintl.com/huntsville

Established in 1981, Rainbow International offers professional service in carpet and area rug cleaning, tile and grout cleaning, upholstery cleaning, air duct cleaning,and odor control. They are also experts in home and commercial restoration.Restoration services cover fire damage restoration, water damage restoration, mold removal, smoke damage restoration, and more.Technicians are on call 24-hours a day, seven days a week.Rainbow International is fully certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning,and Restoration Certification.

Veterinary Hospital of New Waverly
Address:455 W TX-150, New Waverly
Phone: 936.344.8469
Website:www.vethospitalnewwaverly.com

Veterinary Hospital of New Waverly provides veterinary service for companion animals and equine patients in New Waverly, Texas.They promise to treat your animal with the same care and concern they would give their own.The VanWagner team of Dr. Kim and Dr. Steve are both owners and practitioners. Dr. Kim has a special interest in small animals, critical care,and internal medicine. Dr. Steve has a special interest in equine medicine, lameness,and all aspects of reproduction.

Roy’s Air Conditioning
Address:318 S Main St, Conroe
Phone:936.539.3213
Website:www.roysair.com

Roy’s Air Conditioning has been in business since 1979 and services all brands of air conditioning equipment.“Service makes us different” is the Roy’s motto. They are proud dealers of Comfortmaker systems and are happy to give you a free estimate.Serving Conroe and the surrounding areas, owner Paul Lamp invites you to call and discover the difference Roy’s service can make.

Hamm’s Flooring
Address:2751 E Davis St, Conroe
Phone:936.756.5602
Website:www.hammsflooring.com

Hamm’s Flooring carries a complete line of products from the world’s leading manufacturers. A family owned and operated business, Hamm’s Flooring believes it should be all about you.Their main goal is to do everything possible to make you satisfied. Hamm’s offers products for both commercial and residential installations and has a staffed showroom with expert professional advice and installation service available.

Community Service Credit Union
Main Office:250 FM 2821 Rd W, Huntsville
Branch Office: 2526 Montgomery Rd, Huntsville
Phone: 936.295.3980
Website:www.cscutx.com

Founded in 1953 as the Texas Prison System credit union,Community Service Credit Unionoffers a variety offinancial services toindividuals who work, reside, worship,or attend school in Walker, Madison, Trinity Counties,as well as some portions of San Jacinto and Grimes counties; employees of the Texas Department of CriminalJustice, Windham Schools, Corrections Corporation of America;and others. More information can be located ontheir website

Alpha Omega Academy
Address: 3891 SH 30W, Huntsville
Phone: 936.438.8833
Website:www.alphaomegaacademy.org

Alpha Omega Academy is a Classical, Christ-centered school serving grades Pre-K to 12. The goal of AOA is to develop young adults who love God with all their heart, soul, and mind,and who have a commitment to serve others throughout their life-long journey.With a strong program of academics, athletics,and extracurricular activities,Alpha Omega seeks to provide students with an environment that offers them the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential.

First Financial Bank
Huntsville: 33 SH Texas 75 N, Huntsville
New Waverly: 9330 SH 75 S,
New Waverly Phone: 935.295.2224
Website: www.ffin.com

First Financial is a community bank with 78 locations across Texas providing services such as online banking, home loans,commercial lending,and wealth management. First opening in Abilene in 1890, First Financial has been named the Best Bank in Texas and one of the Best Banks in America by Newsweek for 2021.

McKenzie’s BBQ
Huntsville: 1548 11th St #101
Huntsville Phone: 935.291.7347
Madisonville: 1711 E Main St 
Madisonville Phone: 935.348.2118
Website:www.facebook.com/McKenzies-Barbeque

One bite of their slow-smoked meats,and you’ll know the McKenzie Brothers are serious about preparing and serving the best barbeque to be found in the Lone Star State. With the help of barbeque legend Roland Lindsey of Bodacious Barbeque, Kevin McKenzie and his wife Lisa opened the first McKenzie’s BBQ in Huntsville in 1992. Their approach was simple: slow cook the finest quality meats in custom-made smokers. A true family business, the McKenzie family welcomes you in.

Huntsville Rental Center
Address: 362 TX-75, Huntsville
Phone: 936.295.6417
Website:www.huntsvillerentalcenter.com

Why buy when you can rent? That’s the question Huntsville Rental Center asks. Huntsville Rental Center is your one-stop place for all your rental needs.They rent anything from backhoes to trenchers and wedding arches totables and chairs. They even have a dance floor and cocktail tables. If there’s a project you’d like to get completed, call Huntsville Rental Center to see how they can help.

Dr. Timothy J.Deahl
Address:260 I-45, Ste.B, Huntsville
Phone:936.291.2557
Website:www.drdeahl.com

2021 will mark 30 years Dr.Tim Deahl has provided highly personalized care in obstetrics and gynecology in the Huntsville and surrounding areas. Dr. Deahl is dedicated to providing compassionate medical care for women. From adolescence through menopause,they offer comprehensive expertise in all aspects of Obstetrics and Gynecology, treating the whole woman at every stage of the patient’s life. At Dr. Deahl’s office,their specialty is you.

Walker County Federal Credit Union
Address:1802 Normal Park Dr, Huntsville
Phone: 936.291.2171
Website:www.walkercountyfcu.com

Walker County Federal Credit Union is a member-owned “not for profit” financial institution. WCFCU’s mission is to enrich its members’ quality of life by providing high quality, fairly-priced financial services and to remain driven by member needs. Membership is open to all persons who live, work, or worship in Walker County, Texas,and their immediate family members.WCFCU is dedicated to providing courteous, efficient, and professional service to its members.

Dr. Stephen H. Means & Associates
Address:109 Medical Park Lane, Huntsville
Phone:936.291.8282
Website:www.huntsvillevisioncenter.com

At Dr. Stephen Means & Associates, the optometry staff works together to ensure your visit is comfortable and completed in a timely manner. A qualified team of professionals will work around your busy schedule and address any questions or concerns.From general eye exams to treating a condition that requires an in-depth diagnosis,their team provides undivided attention to each patient.If needed, their highly trained optical staff can lead you through the process of finding the perfect frame and lenses to fit your style.Their goal is to keep your eyes healthy!

Magnolia Lake
Address: 2001 Hwy 30 E., Huntsville
Phone: 936.294.0991
Website:www.magnolia-lake.com

Voted best event venue in Huntsville for years, Magnolia Lake’s theme is “A place to celebrate every occasion.”With multiple location options, they have hosted weddings, birthday parties, showers, Christmas celebrations,and more. As of press time, Magnolia Lake was not accepting any bookings. They have been a valued part of the Postcards family for a decade,and we look forward to their return.

Sam Houston State University
Address:1905 University Ave, Huntsville
Phone:936.294.1111
Website: www.shsu.edu

Named for Sam Houston, Texas’ greatest hero, Sam Houston State University continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty. For more than 139 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its 21,500+ students and echoes across eight colleges and beyond its Huntsville roots.

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