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Page 10B, East Montgomery County Observer, January 14, 2009

BUSINESS
Virtual vision
BUSINESS BRIEFS
Compiled by JENNIFER
SUMMER GET NOTICED

Marlin Creek offers virtual tour of community TRUCKING COMPANY Shine a light on your
ANNOUNCES NEW business and get
DIRECTOR OF SALES recognized for your
Con-way Truckload would accolades,
By JENNIFER SUMMER like to introduce Spring resi- accomplishments and
jsummer@hcnonline.com dent Robert Darden as its new hard work by sending any
director of sales. business information to
Photography was always an Darden was promoted from Jennifer Summer at
ongoing interest and hobby for regional sales manager in De- jsummer@hcnonline.com.
Graydon Peters, who received cember 2008. In this new role,
his first camera from his dad. he is responsible for the compa- nearby facilities.
But the hobby took a back ny’s southern region, including Riding Resource’s primary
seat throughout college and Texas, Louisiana and Florida. goal is to facilitate the way rid-
when Peters started his career as Darden manages a team of ers find stables and services on-
a mechanical engineer. five regional sales professionals line. The site’s powerful search
“I was always interested in and oversees the day-to-day tool is an excellent resource for
photography so several years sales functions of the company, bringing the equestrian com-
later, I picked it back up with ranging from customer rela- munity together.
the digital format and found it tionships to service fulfillment. For more information, log
was a great creative outlet,” Pe- Submitted photo by Graydon Peters Darden is a native of Mis- o n t o w w w . r i d i n g r e-
ters said. Marlin Creek's owner Graydon Peters snapped this photo of Kings Harbor to add to his website, souri and currently resides in source.com.
“That was the initial drive marlincreek.com, to give a sample of some of the commercial photography he has done throughout the Spring with his wife and three
and I started to noticed when community and can offer to customers. BREAST CENTER
children.
we were selling our previous For more information, call 1- RECOGNIZED
home how poor the photogra- 800-641-4747. The Breast Center at Hous-
phy on the websites was and I WEB LINKS ton Northwest Medical Center
knew I could take better pho- www.marlincreek.com RIDING RESOURCE is just one of three breast cen-
tos.” www.lake-houston.com LAUNCHES OFFICIAL SITE ters in the nation to be recog-
In August 2007, Atascocita Riding Resource announces nized as a Certified Quality
resident Peters quit his previous specific location that can help the official public launch of a Breast Center by the National
job and started to work for a na- turn online visitors to cus- new, fully-searchable online di- Consortium of Breast Centers.
tional company taking photos tomers. rectory of horseback riding sta- This designation acknowl-
of property for sale and putting Marlin Creek’s services can bles that lets users find exactly edges Houston Northwest
together tours of the homes so be divided into two main parts - what they’re looking for. Medical Center’s commitment
buyers could see what the commercial photography of Founded as a way to help rid- to providing quality breast
homes looked like before they places such as restaurants, busi- ers connect with local facilities, health care to its patients.
Submitted photo by Graydon Peters
ever stepped on the property. nesses, parks, churches, hotels Marlin Creek's owner Graydon Peters snapped this photo of part of Riding Resource The honor was bestowed up-
After about a year of doing and subdivisions, and content the Eagle Springs subdivision to add to his website, marlincreek.com, ( h t t p : / / w w w . r i d i n g r e- on the hospital after measuring
real estate photography, Peters packaging for online viewing. to give a sample of some of the photography he has done throughout source.com/) is unique in that and comparing quality perfor-
decided to branch out and start “With my commercial pho- the community and can offer to customers. visitors can fine-tune their mance, which is an essential
commercial property and land tography, it allows for online searches with specific criteria factor in assessing patient care
photography. place to them,” Peters said. services available to customers regarding location and services and allocating resources where
visitors to take a look at what a Additionally, Peters recently involve a process of tying pho-
Marlin Creek was launched place will look like before they offered. improvement is desired.
to showcase his photography launched www.lake-hous- tographs and maps together to Whether the visitors want to “Pathologists, breast sur-
even go,” Peters said. ton.com to showcase Marlin allow the viewers to explore the
and offer a variety of services to “Some people are apprehen- take riding lessons in a certain geons and radiologists on the
businesses and the community. Creek’s work and serve as a vi- location for all views. discipline or style, are in need of medical staff played a critical
sive about new places so I hope sual guide of the Lake Houston Peters is constantly exploring
“I have always had the drive with my photography, they can a local boarding stable with an role in achieving this level of
and desire to take pictures that area. and compounding information indoor arena, want to go trail quality,” said Tosha Morton,
see what the place will look like He is still working on the and photography for new areas
will bring the place to the cus- and what they can expect and it riding on vacation with friends, manager of the Breast Center.
tomer and highlight the land- website, but it already features to bring more to the cus- are interested in the benefits of “A multidisciplinary team ap-
will ease any nervousness.” photography from several local tomers.
scape and structures. We are Marlin Creek offers a range of therapeutic riding, are looking proach provides for compre-
lucky to have parks like Mercer parks including Jesse Jones, “I have always been an ‘ex- to purchase, train or breed a hensive coordinated care.”
options from single or multiple parts of Eagle Springs, Kings plorer’ so I am very excited to
Arboretum and Jesse Jones Park images, wide angle overviews as horse and more, Riding Re- The Breast Center offers a
along with the great commercial Harbor and descriptions of sev- bring my services and unique source can help them quickly comprehensive program that
well as macro close-ups. The eral local businesses. ways of packaging images in an
buildings around our commu- company also has the capability and easily find the perfect facil- focuses on early detection of
nity that make for great photog- “This website helps showcase online format so they can get a ity to meet their needs. breast cancer using advanced
to do panoramas, both partial the main things we do at Marlin larger benefit from the images,”
raphy,” he said. and full 360-degree images. Coupled with the ability to imaging equipment and ongo-
Marlin Creek provides visual Creek and helps the community he said. “I welcome anyone in- also specify a geographic loca- ing support if breast cancer is
“Oftentimes, websites have understand what it has to offer terested to check out my web-
content for businesses by pro- descriptions of new places, but tion and maximum travel dis- detected.
viding online tours of the busi- and the different places they can sites, get more information tance, Riding Resource con- For more information, call
with photos - they can actually go,” the photographer said. from the community and ex-
ness and photography of that see the place and I can bring the nects people with convenient 281-440-1000.
Marlin Creek’s visual content plore the area.”

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