Announcements

12th Annual Spring Katy Home And Garden Show Features New Hgtv Stars

Renovate or Rebuild…Discover the latest home design trends Katy, Texas (December 12, 2017) … Ready to turn over a new leaf in 2018?   In January, the 12th Annual Spring Katy Home & Garden Show will be welcoming HGTV’s newest celebrities starring on the hit series “Flip or Flip Fort Worth.”  The largest home show in West Houston, scheduled January 27-28, 2018 at the Merrell Center in Katy, will showcase the latest in renovation, home design, […]

West Houston Projects Recognized for Sustainability Excellence and Quality Planning Development

Houston, TX – Dec. 8, 2017 – On Tuesday, December 5 the West Houston Association presented its first Sustainability Stars Awards to three organizations for creating innovative, sustainable projects.  It also recognized Newland’s Elyson community as a WHA’s 2018 Quality Planned Development. The West Houston Association (WHA) is a non-profit organization working to improve infrastructure and development to improve the quality of life for the 1.7 million residents and 540,000 employees in Greater West Houston.  It advocates […]

Houston Symphony Among Recipients Of Hurricane Harvey Relief Grants Awarded To Arts Organizations And Artists Across Texas  

HOUSTON (Dec. 12, 2017) – The Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) has announced that the Houston Symphony is one of 69 grant recipients of funds from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Mellon Foundation, and State of Texas to assist organizations and artists with costs associated with business interruption due to the hurricane. A total of 52 arts organizations and 17 artists were selected based on the severity of the impact the hurricane […]

Community to Dedicate SPARK Park at Franz Elementary

Community park features a playground, walking trails, outdoor learning spaces and more What:             The Franz Elementary family invites the community, parents, staff, students and media partners to the official dedication of their new SPARK Park. Due to the SPARK Program and contributions from the local community, this park will be available for public use during non-school hours and on weekends.  It features modular playground equipment, walking trails, picnic tables, outdoor music equipment and learning spaces. […]

Free Repair Advice Available in Chambers and Galveston Counties

AUSTIN, Texas – As Texans repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey and subsequent flooding, FEMA and home-improvement stores in Chambers and Galveston counties are teaming up to provide free information, tips and literature on making homes stronger and safer. FEMA mitigation specialists will be on hand to answer questions and offer tips and techniques to build hazard-resistant homes using proven methods that will prevent or reduce damage from future disasters. Most of the […]

FO1 Volleyball’s 15 Black Team came away with another victory

Coming off the heels of their victory at the AAU National Championships in Orlando last season, FO1 Volleyball’s 15 Black Team came away with another victory at the FAST Warm Up Tournament here in Houston.  This was the first tournament of the year, and our local girls came away with seven straight victories to finish in first place.  Pictured from L to R, front row: Alyssa Reyher, Hailey Pausky, Karin Iligan, Paige Henrick, back row: […]

Classic Disney Masterpiece Fantasia Projected On A Big Screen With Live Score

Jan. 5-7 HOUSTON (Dec. 11, 2017) – Principal POPS Conductor Steven Reineke and the Houston Symphony bring magic and animation to Jones Hall with Disney Fantasia—Film with Live Orchestra Jan. 5-6 at 8 p.m. and Jan. 7 at 2:30 p.m. Reineke will lead the orchestra on the iconic score of the animated film while selections from Disney Fantasia and Fantasia 2000 are projected on a giant screen above the orchestra. The widely known animated film features classic orchestral pieces ranging from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, […]

American Marketing Association Houston Nominates Mercedes-Benz Of Sugar Land For Prestigious Award

Local Dealership Recognized for ‘Hot Laps’ Original Web Series HOUSTON – The American Marketing Association, Houston Chapter, recently recognized Mercedes-Benz of Sugar Land as one of five finalists for the Sysco Marketing Innovator Award at the 2017 Marketer of the Year Awards, which took place on December 4, 2017 at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. New to the Marketer of the Year Awards, the Sysco Innovator Award recognizes an individual or company for vision, purpose, […]

Shield Bearer Running for Hearts 5K Family Fun Run and Walk

Photo L to R: Roy Wooten, Executive Director Bridgette Jones, Volunteer Angela Cross, Volunteer Matthew White, Founder Donna McCarty, Board Member

“Most of our clients never thought they would need us, but thank goodness we were here when they did,” states Shield Bearer Executive Director Roy Wooten, “this has been the case even more so with Hurricane Harvey. We’ve witnessed the traumatic effects of the storm firsthand on so many families, and additional funding is needed to supplement their care. Without counseling and other resources, many families would continue the downward spiral of stress, anxiety, depression, […]

Theatre Southwest presents Social Security by Andrew Bergman

Art dealers Barbara and David Kahn toast with a famous artist they are showing (John W. Stevens, Molly Carnes, and Howard Block).

Theatre Southwest presents Social Security by Andrew Bergman Directed by Jay Menchaca Production Dates: Dec. 31 – January 20, 2018 New Year’s Eve Gala Opening Night: December 31, 2017 Regular Opening Night: Friday January 5, 2018 Matinees: Sunday, January 7 &14, 2018   This hilarious Broadway comedy surrounds a married couple, Barbara and David Kahn, who are art dealers. Their domestic tranquility is shattered upon the arrival of the wife’s goody-goody nerd of a sister, […]