Announcements

Nottingham Country Garden Club

On Thursday, March 7, 2019, Nottingham Country Garden Club (NCGC) will feature Don Dubois who will speak on “Butterfly Survival Strategies.” His talk will include three butterfly families, a Swallowtail, a Nymphalid, and a Heliconian. (Spicebush swallowtail, Goatweed leafwing, Zebra longwing). Don is a volunteer at Mercer Botanical Gardens. We look forward to hearing him speak. Meet and greet time begins at 9:30 am and the program will start at 10:00 am, followed by the […]

Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation To Collect Books For Thousands Of Underserved Houston Children

Ladies for Literacy Guild Hosts Third Annual Month-Long Book Drive HOUSTON – The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation’s Ladies for Literacy Guild, in partnership with Reliant, Houston Rocket’s Women’s Organization, Houston Public Library and Harris County Public Library will kick off their Third Annual Community Book Drive Thursday, February 28. The book drive will take place through March 28, with a goal of collecting 25,000 new and like-new books for children and youth ages 4 […]

Cmr. George P. Bush encourages homeowners to begin gathering documents for Homeowner Reimbursement Program

George P. Bush

Program expected to help thousands of Texans with reimbursements for eligible out-of-pocket expenses for Hurricane Harvey repairs AUSTIN – Today Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced the Homeowner Reimbursement Program will be beginning the application process Feb. 28, 2019. In advance of the application release date, Commissioner Bush is encouraging potential applicants to visit the website, Recovery.Texas.gov/HRP, to learn the specifics of the program and review the Homeowner Reimbursement Program Checklist to have all applicable documents ready prior to applying. […]

Special Pals’ Board of Directors Introduces New Executive Director

HOUSTON, TEXAS, February 21, 2019 – The Board of Directors of Special Pals, Houston’s longest-running no-kill animal shelter, announces Robin Lupole as the new executive director of the organization. Lupole joins the Special Pals team with 35 years of animal rescue and nonprofit organization experience. “I am looking forward to working to strengthen the shelter’s community support and making a positive impact in the lives of the animals in our care,” Lupole said. With her previous […]

Sens. Cruz, Grassley Raise Cross-Border Movement Concerns as Hezbollah Exploits Venezuela

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Amid news reports that Hezbollah and other hostile actors are exploiting political uncertainty in Venezuela, U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) are raising concerns that adversaries, including known and suspected terrorists, may be able to threaten American security via the southern border. The senators are seeking a briefing from top national security and diplomatic officials regarding steps being taken to prevent threats from around the world from entering the […]

EAT A SUB: HELP CURE STARTS NOW 

Jersey Mike’s Kicks off 9th Annual “Month of Giving” in March HOUSTON, Feb. 21, 2019 – The Cure Starts Now is joining forces with 17 Jersey Mike’s Subsrestaurants throughout the Houston area for the 9th Annual March “Month of Giving” campaign to fund local charities. During the month of March, customers can make a donation to the Cure Starts Now at participating Jersey Mike’s restaurants. The campaign will culminate in Jersey Mike’s “Day of Giving” on Wednesday, March 27, when local Jersey […]

Katy Area Retired Educators (K.A.R.E.) held their monthly meeting and raised funds for K.A.R.E. scholarships through their annual Chocolate Auction. K.A.R.E awards scholarships to Katy ISD Seniors who are aspiring to become teachers.

On February 13, Katy Area Retired Educators (K.A.R.E.) held their monthly meeting and raised funds for K.A.R.E. scholarships through their annual Chocolate Auction. K.A.R.E awards scholarships to Katy ISD Seniors who are aspiring to become teachers. Additionally, guest speaker Gregg Brock, from Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA), updated KARE members on their pension benefits. K.A.R.E.’s next meeting will be held on April 10, where K.A.R.E scholarships will be presented.  This meeting  will also feature thoughts […]

Mustard Seed Farm & Market is honored to announce that internationally renowned poet, Edward Hirsch

Mustard Seed Farm & Market is honored to announce that internationally renowned poet, Edward Hirsch, has agreed to be the final judge of its first annual poetry competition, which is being conducted to raise funds for its work program building project. More information is available at https://bit.ly/2X6qSRA. The winning poem will be considered to be featured in a mural on the main entry wall of the organization’s new work program building in Richmond, Texas. Mustard Seed […]

How the Harris County GOP Can Recover from the November Shellacking 

The HPRA Friday lunch speaker this week will be Greg Degeyter, an attorney and Republican activist who has analyzed election results from last Fall and devised a path forward for his party. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Houston Property Rights Association February 22, 2019 PUBLIC INVITED: $11.49 plus 10% gratuity – buffet self-serve – all you can eat. Coffee and tea are extra. The LamBo Restaurant (Chinese and American food), is at 6159 Westheimer Road, about a mile west of Chimney Rock on the south side. (look for us in the back room) Buffet […]

Houston Chamber Choir Announces Honorees For Some Enchanted Evening Gala On Mar. 24 At The Petroleum Club

Fairfax and Risher Randall to be honored; gala chairs are Cece and Mack Fowler HOUSTON, February 19, 2019 – Houston Chamber Choir has announced that the honorees for its 2019 gala are long-time patrons and supporters of the Choir, Fairfax and Risher Randall. Some Enchanted Evening party-goers will enjoy signature Mai Tai cocktails, fine dining with stunning panoramic views, stirring musical performances featuring the Houston Chamber Choir and the most exquisite shopping experience in town, all from the […]