Fort Bend Women’s Center Opens New PennyWise Store in Katy

Fort Bend Women’s Center’s new PennyWise store in Katy is now open. This is the Women’s Center’s fourth PennyWise store and is located at 323 S. Mason Rd, Katy, TX 77450, between Dollar Tree & Fiesta Mart. The new PennyWise store will feature a full inventory of furniture, housewares, home décor, and men’s, women’s and children’s clothing. There will also be a boutique area with hand selected high quality purses, footwear, prom dresses, cocktail dresses, […]

Sen. Cruz Praises Justice Department’s Grant Funding for 98 Texas Law Enforcement Officers ‘

Senator Ted Cruz

These funds will strengthen law enforcement officials’ efforts to protect our communities’ HOUSTON, Texas – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement praising Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ $98 million grant announced today that provides funding for law enforcement agencies across the country. Nine law enforcement agencies in Texas will receive grant funding, allowing them to hire an additional 98 full-time law enforcement officers. Of those 179 law enforcement agencies across the country that […]

Raising Cane’s To Open Fourth Area Restaurant to Serve Fulshear/SW Katy 

Popular chicken finger brand known for active community involvement set to open in late February FULSHEAR, Texas (Nov. 20, 2017) – Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, the Louisiana-based restaurant company with legions of loyal fans known as “Caniacs,” has broken ground on its fourth Katy-area restaurant at 6717 FM 1463 Road. When the restaurant opens in late February near the intersection of FM 1093 and FM 1463, it will be the 30th Raising Cane’s in the Houston area, 126th in Texas and among more […]

Oakbend Medical Center Emergency Room Nurse Receives Pediatric Emergency Certification    

Richmond, Tx– William (Bill) Hamlyn, one of OakBend Medical Center’s ER nurses, has received an advanced certification as a pediatric emergency nurse. Currently, only slightly more than 4,400 nurses that hold the CPEN certification. To qualify to take the certification exam, the nurse much hold a current, unrestricted Registered Nurse license in the United States and must have practiced at least 1,000 hours in pediatric emergency nursing as an RN in the past 24 months. […]

Exploring Your Faith in Israel

Houston, TX – Evelyn Rubenstein JCC of Houston and the YMCA of Greater Houston invite you to explore your faith in Israel May 27 – June 7, 2018. The trip is for adults 55 and older to travel to Israel to explore, discover and experience the country, the people and each other. You don’t have to be Jewish to explore your faith and be inspired by a real connection in this holy land. Jim and […]

Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in DeWitt County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the city of Cuero will close permanently at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap on the FEMA app away. The center is at the following location: DeWitt County Dewitt County Annex (Parking Lot) 200 E. Church St. Cuero, TX 77954 Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the subsequent floods […]

Help Remains after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Harris County

AUSTIN, Texas – A State of Texas/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the city of Baytown will close permanently at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. However, help is just a mouse click, phone call or a tap on the FEMA app away. The center is at the following location: Harris County Baytown Community Center 2407 Market St. Baytown TX 77520 Individuals and businesses in counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane […]

Ring in the Holiday with the Texas Renaissance Festival’s Celtic Christmas Weekend

WHAT:   Kick off the holiday season with Texas Renaissance Festival, the nation’s largest, most acclaimed renaissance theme park, as it hosts its final weekend – Celtic Christmas. Enjoy the magic of the season as the Festival transforms into a winter wonderland for a three-day holiday celebration complete with trees, holiday music and festive shops. Celtic Christmas is the final weekend for merchant appreciation. Patrons who spend $250 or more in one purchase can redeem two tickets […]

Beta Sigma Phi – Grateful for Our Sisters

At this time of Thanksgiving, we all reflect on things for which we are grateful.  Beta Sigma Phi Sorority offers women of all ages the opportunity to make lifelong friends and in times of disaster, those friends can be a lifeline.  Hurricane Harvey may have come and gone but the aftermath has lingered for many affected by the rising waters.  Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Houston Council, had many sisters throughout the area affected by the […]