New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, April 1, 2007, Page 8

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

April 01, 2007

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 1, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas Page 8A-Herald-Zeitung - Sunday, April 1, 2007 What's happening with businesses in the New Braunfels and Comal County area. Herald-Zeitung Have business news? Contact News Editor Keri Kirby at 625-9144, ext. 221, or by e-mail at [email protected] L - L. I V ^ - - I wner DAVID INGRAM/Herald-Zeitun State Farm Insurance Agent Bill Mehrer, center, is toasted by family, friends, customers and employees at a surprise party Thursday morning celebrating 30 years with the company. By Suzanne Ashe Staff Writer usiness ] THE WEEK ON WALL STWCEfl [ Dow Jones Industrials for the wmh ending 10300 M A W J .J A � O W D *J :F M compete For fftt> week emttng + 2,000 2,100 2,sm AP Tom and Tammy Huynh have come a long way from having only $2,000 in their pockets to owning and operating two New Braunfels nail salons. N.B. Nails, located at 280 N. 35, is their second location and is celebrating its grand opening through May 1. But opening and operating a successful business wasn't an easy road for the Huynhs. Tom Huynh said he came with his parents to the United States from Vietnam when he was 6 years old. "My parents came over a little bit after the Vietnam War," he said. "Everyone there wanted to leave." Tammy Huynh came with her parents when she was 15 or 16 years old, he said. "We first came to Greenville, S.G I can't Tom Huynh Photos by DAVID INGRAM/Herald-Zeitung N.B. Nails recently opened its second location directly behind the CVS/ pharmacy at South Seguin Avenue and Business 35. W.B. NAILS y � v ' __ RUENE Family dental 19 Hours: 9:30.a.m.;to 8 pviru Monday through Saturday; 12 pirn, to 5 p.m. Sunday EH Information: 830-627-8883 eh A- 'Let my family take care of your family' Quality dentures partials - / All Services Provided by General Dentist 1528 E. Common St. Suite 9 830626-1111 Major credit cards accepted 3rd party financing New Braunfels t H friendly." remember when we moved to New @ Where: 280 Business 35 Braunfels," he said. Huynh said his wife worked for a New Braunfels nail salon owned by Linda Nguyen, who wanted to sell it. He said he wanted to buy the salon but only could come up with $2000 and had no credit. "Linda sold us the salon and let us make payments," he said. Huynh said he ultimately sold that salon three years ago and he and his wife began moving around looking for other locations to start a nail salon. "We went to Chicago, Iowa, Missouri and Austin, but we came back to New Braunfels," he said. "The customers here are very friendly. All of our employees say the customers here are nice and Because New Braunfels doesn't have a large Vietnamese community, Huynh said he finds his employees by putting � � advertisements in Vietnamese newspa-pers in Houston and Dallas. "Many Vietnamese who come over ' ' aren't educated and don't speak much --. English," he said. "Many were working in factory jobs or as waiuesses. To them, Huynh said he took a large role design- this work is easy and they make good ing die shop that's not only larger than his other salon, Nail and Spa, located on Loop 337 next to TJ's Burgers, but greets customers with cool, tranquil shades of green. "I drew up the plans and designed and decorated the shop myself," he said. The salon has 10 massage chairs where customers can relax and have a massage while dieir feet are being pampered with a .pedicure. money. Most nail salons in New raunfels are owned by Vietnamese people, he said. "Model Nails, U.S. Nails, most of them are," he said. The salon's nail technicians are licensed by the state of Texas, and Huynh said the beauty schools make it easier for die foreign students to learn. "They let you study in Vietnamese," he ft ERRY OME Perry Homes features two area communities -Mill Creek Crossing and The Heights at Oak Hun i -4. New Braunfellr- 693 Walnut St. r IH-35 or 1836 Spur St. MILL CREEK CKOSSING ('onvenienlly located off Highway 46 in Seguin, Mill Creek Crossing offers an easy commute to New Braunfels, San Antonio and Austin. From the $200s - $230s From 2,500 - 3,300 sq. II. iM'om I-10 Kasl exit Highway 46 and turn left.The community will he two miles ahead on the right. From 1-35 exit 46 East and the community will he on the left in approximately eight miles. 830) 303 - 0557 RETAIL LOCATIONS NORTH SOUTH EAST 7344 San Pedro cRector 2921 Pat Booker RcU134B 904-A Pat Booker Rd. South Park Mall 931 S.W. Military Dr. 3610Nogalitos St, #103 2140 E. Houston St. 4927Walzem Rd. NORTH WEST Ingram Park Mall 2819 NW Loop 410 @ Vance Jackson 5511 N.W. Loop A10 @ Bandera Rd. 4307 Fredericksburg Rd. 8103 Bandera Rd.@ Mainland THE HEIGHTS AT OAK JN NEW BRAUNFELS SEGUIN KERRVIUE 69i 5. Walnut Ave. @IH 35 1836 Spur St. 330 N. Hwy123 Bypass 625 Main St. @ Sidney Baker St. AT MOST AREA NEIGHBORHOOD STORES OVER 300 OTHER LOCAL INDEPENDENT DEALERS r San Antonio Owned & qpp_ fob/a Espaftot lucked away from the city hustle and bustle with beautiful Hill Country views. From the $260s - $320s From 2,500 - 4,200 sq. ft. From 1-35 north, exit west; on Loop 337 (Rueekle Rd). From ihc loop, exit west on Highway 46 (Boerne/Ncw Braunfels Exit) and travel one-half mile. Turn right on Oak Run Prkwy, to the main entrance of The Heights of Oak Run. 8301 606 - 1680 ^ ' 4 COMMUNICATIONS 210J777777 Prices, plans and availability are subject to change without notice. 3/16/07 ;