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Trae tha Truth is opening a unique ice cream shop in Katy

by Greg Morago |

Rapper and community activist Trae tha Truth is lending his clout to a new project, a Katy ice cream shop, that will employ special needs young adults.

The Katy shop, 20920 Katy Fwy., will open July 22, Trae announced, adding that the business will provide an opportunity for special needs people to have a chance to work and be supported. “We hope to change the way the world looks at everyone,” Trae posted on Instagram.

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Howdy Homemade Ice Cream, which staffs special-needs employees, to open in Asheville

Photo: Angeli Wright/Asheville Citizen Times Staff Photographer

Mackensy Lunsford | Asheville Citizen Times | November 16, 2020

ASHEVILLE – A business with a mission to build opportunities for people with special needs has its sights set on Asheville for expansion.

Pete and Betsy Brewer will be behind a new South Asheville location of Howdy Homemade Ice Cream. Founded in Texas by Tom Landis, Howdy became one of the state’s top employers of special needs workers.

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