Local Business News

Mays Family YMCA offers a great workout without the crowds


Here is your chance to commit to be fit – Get 30 days free at the YMCA


The Mays Family YMCA has something for everyone in Stone Oak.  Maybe you’re already familiar with their youth sports programs for football, baseball or soccer.  But there is much more in store for you at your local YMCA.  Mays Family YMCA opened their 45,000 square foot Family Wellness Center in January of this year.  They offer group classes in Yoga, Latin Dance, Cycling, and Pilates. You’ll also find treadmills, ellipticals, recumbent bikes, free weights and machine weights so you can take circuit training to the next level.    

Not sure where to start?  The 12-week program, “Commit to Be Fit” is your answer.  You will meet with a fitness technician who will customize a routine for you based on whether you want to tone, lose weight or gain strength. The YMCA has also recently partnered with the American Diabetes Association.  Learn how the right combination of diet and exercise, can help prevent diabetes or even delay the need for drug therapy for those with diabetes.   

Valvoline is changing the way vehicle maintenance is done


For vehicle’s maintenance, trust the folks at Valvoline to get the job done.

With nine convenient locations throughout San Antonio, you are guaranteed to find one close to where you live or work. They are also open seven days a week, with no appointments necessary.

When you visit on of the Valvoline shops, you should expect superior service delivered by a highly trained and certified staff.

“If you look at our competitors, we definitely have an edge. Our staff is trained on every vehicle make and model,” owner Navin Bhatia said.

HPI Announces New Retail Development

HPI Real Estate Services has announced a new retail development, Bulverde Marketplace.  It will be a 750,000 square-foot retail complex on 113 acres south of Loop 1604 on Bulverde Road.  Bulverde Road will be extended south of Loop 1604 to Wetmore.  Redland Road will be connected east between Bulverde and Classen Road to form the southern boundary of the new development.

According to Adam Schiller at HPI, the project will be completed in separate phases with the west phase breaking ground first.  The entire project is to be completed by 2009.  There are currently proposed Lowe’s and HEB locations on the north corners of the intersection.

Featured Business- Petland at Sonterra


Are you looking for a cute and cuddly new addition to your household? Or maybe you need to pick up goodies for the special critter already in your life? For all your pet needs, Petland at Sonterra is your one stop shop!


When you first walk into the store, you will be warmly greeted by an array of adorable animals including kittens, puppies, gerbils, ferrets, and birds. Along with row after row of the finest pet supplies, the store’s friendly and knowledgeable staff is on-hand to provide you with the best possible Petland experience.

Featured Business-Citibank

The Stone Oak branch of Citibank opened November 15th, 2005. Although celebrating their first anniversary in Stone Oak, Citibank is a well established company that is over 100 years old. Located in Stone Oak Crossing next to Sonic, Citibank Stone Oak is committed to meeting the financial needs of the Stone Oak community. Trevor Boyce, VP of Citibank and manager of the Stone Oak branch, says that the goal of Citibank Stone Oak is "to enhance the community that we're a part of." And based on their superior products and outstanding customer service, Citibank is definitely enhancing the Stone Oak community. Trevor has been with Citibank for 9 years, and knows that education is paramount to making good financial decisions. Because "Money doesn't come with instructions," Trevor and his team offer free quarterly financial seminars on Financial Literacy, Financial Awareness, and Identity Theft. As a father, Trevor knows that financial education can never begin too early.  So, he also provides seminars for children, and encourages parents to have their children open savings accounts to begin good saving habits. 

Featured Business-Jeanette's Salon and Spa



Who says Spring is for cleaning? Forget cleaning out those closets and put a little pizzazz in your polish or a little lift in your locks instead. From a new color and cut to a fabulously relaxing massage or facial, if you’re ready to feel great and look your best - Jeanette’s Salon & Spa is ready to make it happen.

Jeanette and her staff offer everything from manicures and pedicures to a full menu of hair styling and spa services. All services are à la carte, so pick one or two, or give yourself a day you’ll never forget. Aren’t sure where to start? No problem, just ask for a free customized consultation. 

“Our job is to educate people and promote beauty, both inside and out,” says General Manager Hector Lopez. “We do our best to stay ahead of new trends and keep our customers happy.” 

Promote Your Business at the Mays Family YMCA


Did you know that each year 10,000 children are registered to play sports at Mays Family YMCA? Each one of these children are placed on a team and they all wear uniforms. How can this help me promote my business you may ask...well for $300.00 you can sponsor a team.

For the $300.00 Team Sponsorship you will receive, your company name on upgraded team shirts, a plaque of appreciation to hang in your office or home, participation in the Season Opening Day Vendor Expo and your company logo posted on Mays Family YMCA website for each season you sponsor a team.

The money raised from these sponsorships goes to the Mays Family YMCA, YPartners Scholarship Fund. At the YMCA no one is ever turned away due to their inability to pay. So by sponsoring a team you can promote your business but also support the YMCA in helping those in our community who are in need.

Featured Business – Cowboy Cleaners

Cowboy Cleaners has been keeping San Antonio looking sharp for over 40 years. The folks at Cowboy Cleaners know that your wardrobe is one of your biggest investments and they’re committed to keeping your clothes looking new. They believe in using the best products and hiring the best people to do just that. They specialize in executive shirts, alterations, linens, bridal gowns and draperies and also have laundry service available. They will even replace buttons and make minimal repairs at no extra charge.
But what really sets Cowboy Cleaners apart is the 24-hour pickup window at their store at Huebner and Blanco. If you’ve ever gotten ready for a business trip only to realize that you forgot to pick up your cleaning, then listen up! You can sign-up for the 24-hour service, pay with a credit card and then pick up your cleaning using the touch screen at 3:00 am if you want. Cowboy Cleaners also offers direct to your door pick-up and delivery service. 
The business was started by Don and Peggy Maisel and is now run by their daughter, Vicky. If you ask where the name Cowboy Cleaners came from, you’ll hear “Cause That’s What Vicky’s Daddy Named It.” When asked about her vision, Vicky says “We don’t want to be the biggest, but we do want to be the best. The money isn’t as important as doing the right thing. Success comes with that.” 
There are seven locations around the city and three of them serve the Stone Oak area. The newest store in Timberwood Park opened last summer. If you live outside the city limits, you can still enjoy the quality service of Cowboy Cleaners.