Big Smile : On November 7, Randy Mitchmore, D.D.S., of LifeSmiles supported the nonprofit organization Smiles for Diversity by offering a free teeth-whitening procedure to each patient making a $200 contribution (who included Kim Gustavsson). Smiles for Diversity educates children about hate and cultural misunderstanding. LifeSmiles is located at 2617 W. Holcombe, Suite E. The phone number is 713/592-9300, and the website is www.lifesmiles.us.
Clothes Call : On October 9, Jerry Hall, in town starring in The Graduate, stopped by the opening event at Couture, the new clothing boutique owned by Alicia Smith and Todd Ramos. Couture is located at 1714 Post Oak Boulevard. The phone number is 713/840-1231.
Saab Story : Spotted in the crowd at the opening of Performance Saab on October 30: Saab controller Karen Hannan, Performance Saab owner Bob Heckeroth, and Saab USA president Debra Kelly-Ennis. During November, the dealership donated $20 for every test drive to CanCare, the nonprofit group that serves cancer survivors and their families. Performance Saab is located at 10505 Southwest Frwy. The phone number is 713/981-4400.
Michael Malik, owner of M2M Fashion and Jeans Couture, has opened M’s Liquors, a new wine-and-spirits emporium. The address is 1232 Westheimer. The phone number is 713/524-2510.
Mikel Reper, interior designer and owner of Environments in Houston, has opened Nest, a new retail store in Galveston with home furnishings and more. In his loft-type space, Reper offers an array of items for people, their homes, and even their pets. He has a Galveston-area exclusive on several skin-care lines, including Nickel for men. The address is 525 22nd St., and the phone number is 409/763-5415.
Michael Delaney has joined Prudential Financial as a financial services associate. His office is located at 1233 W. Loop South, Suite 1100. His phone number is 713/960-5081, ext. 6135, and his e-mail address is [email protected]
Charles Armstrong, owner of South Beach, JR’s Bar & Grill, and Montrose Mining Company, received an award from the Houston Museum District Business Alliance for the combination of customer parking and landscape design around his clubs.