Announcements

Katy Triathlon Broadens Appeal With New Race Categories, Return of Pre-Race Party  

KATY, TX (August 15, 2018) – Organizers of the Katy Triathlon are introducing two new race categories and the return of a pre-race party in an effort to broaden the appeal of the annual event slated for Sunday, September 23. Now in its new home in Katy’s Cane Island, the Katy Triathlon/Duathlon/Aquabike will incorporate a two-stage aquabike race (500-meter swim followed by a 15-mile bike ride) and a three-stage duathlon (three-mile run followed by a […]

Katy ISD Education Foundation Announces Sewell Automotive Companies as Platinum Investor  

Sewell Automotive Companies Invest in the Katy ISD Education Foundation.

(Katy, TX) – The Katy ISD Education Foundation is pleased to welcome Sewell Automotive Companies as a foundation Platinum Investor by pledging a three-year annual contribution. The Katy ISD Education Foundation’s sole purpose is to fund innovative classroom programs through our Inspiring Imagination teacher grants. The foundation raises the necessary funding and manages the grant application process. Support from investors makes a difference as together we provide educational resources that propel Katy ISD students to excellence and make a positive […]

Hurricane Harvey Victims Reflect One Year Later  

HOUSTON, August 15, 2018 – Imagine treading through waist-deep water to get out of your home. That was the reality for Sue Stone, 94, one year ago when Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on the city of Houston. Stone was able to escape unharmed but remembers the devastating events that took place last summer, and she’s not alone. Margery Ambrose, 90, was forced to leave her Memorial-area home when water began flowing into her living room. It’s […]

GLO wins award for innovative STORM tracking system developed during Harvey

State tech association recognizes State Operations Response Mapper (STORM) for providing ‘invaluable’ data during the hurricane and post-disaster recovery AUSTIN – Today Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced the Texas General Land Office (GLO) was awarded the Project Excellence Award by the Texas Association of State Systems for Computing and Communications (TASSCC) for the development of a disaster tracking program during Hurricane Harvey. The award in the category of Data Sharing and Management was given […]

Congressional Update – “A Conversation with Pete Olson”  

L-R: John Kennedy, TSTC and Chairman of the CFBC Board of Directors, Kristin Weiss, President / CEO of the Central Fort Bend Chamber, Matt Breazeale, Jones|Carter and Chair of the Governmental Affairs Division, Congressman Pete Olson, US House, District 22

The Central Fort Bend Chamber hosted the annual Congressional Update – “A Conversation with Pete Olson” on August 14, 2018. Members of the chamber, along with businesses in the community, attended the breakfast held at Safari Texas Ranch. The Congressional Update was presented by Rosenberg’s Legacy Ford. Matt Breazeale, Chair of the chamber’s Governmental Affairs Division, and Congressman Olson sat down in front of 125 members of the community to discuss several topics affecting the […]

Texas-Size Ingenuity On Display For Fall Katy Home & Garden Show

Renovate or Rebuild…Discover the latest home design trends, a Tiny Home Village and Vintage Market Katy, Texas (August 15, 2018) … As fall approaches, homeowners turn their focus to outdoor retreats and entertainment and making sure the home is holiday ready.  Just in time…it’s the Fall Katy Home & Garden Show and Vintage Market where hundreds of home design, renovation and trend-setting experts will be on hand to help turn those home renovation projects into […]

TWU Houston Center to host open house Sept. 22, 2018

Sept. 4, 2018 – HOUSTON – Texas Woman’s University will host an open house for prospective transfer and graduate students from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22, at the university’s Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center, located in the Texas Medical Center at 6700 Fannin Street. TWU’s Open House is geared toward upper-level undergraduate students interested in nursing and 100 percent online degree completion programs, and graduate students in nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, […]

September Computer-Class Schedule At Cinco Ranch Branch Library

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy, will present a variety of free, introductory computer classes this month. The classes will consist of a hands-on introduction to basic skills for people who would like to learn more about using these computer programs. All computer classes will take place in the Computer Lab of the library. “MS Excel 2016 Survival Basics” will take place on Thursday, September 6, beginning at 10:00 […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library Book Clubs Announce September Reading Selections

Share your love of reading with other book lovers at one of the book clubs that meet monthly at Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. New members are always welcome. The Literary Lunch League Book Club will meet on Wednesday, September 5, beginning at 12:00 noon, in the Conference Classroom. The book to be discussed is Sweet Tooth, written by Ian McEwan. This book club meets on the […]

Tony Award Winner Priscilla Lopez Leads The Cast Of Oklahoma! At Theatre Under The Stars 

HOUSTON — Tony AwardⓇ winner Priscilla Lopez will lead the cast in the role of “Aunt Eller” in Theatre Under The Stars’ (TUTS) production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!, the first show in the musical theatre company’s 50th Anniversary Season. Lopez is perhaps best known for originating the role of Diana in the original production of A Chorus Line, which led to a Tony nomination. She won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for A Day in Hollywood/A Night in […]