In 1995, Catherine Stowik opened Catherine & Company Salon & Day Spa in Meriden, CT. What began as a hair salon over two decades ago has since expanded to offer manicures and pedicures, massage therapy, body treatments and more!

In November 2020, we held a public event to celebrate 25 years in the community. Mayor Kevin Scarpati and President of the Midstate Chamber of Commerce, Rosanne Ford, also joined us for a ribbon cutting ceremony.

My business is my baby. It was my first child. I spent 80 hours a week there before I had my children. I was there pretty much 24/7 to build it to what it is today.

– Catherine Stowik

We have the most amazing employees and the best clients in the whole world. Treating everyone who walks through our doors like family has helped us stay in business for a quarter century!

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