Announcements

Houston Symphony Principal Clarinet Mark Nuccio Makes His Solo Debut With Mozart’s Famous Clarinet Concerto

HOUSTON (April 19, 2018) – Houston Symphony Principal Clarinet Mark Nuccio takes center stage in his solo debut May 4-5 at 8 p.m. and May 6 at 2:30 p.m. at Jones Hall to perform Mozart’s illustrious Clarinet Concerto. Nuccio will be featured in Mozart Plus A German Requiem. Premiered shortly before Mozart’s passing, the composer’s Clarinet Concerto is one of his last important masterpieces and is often referred as one of his most personal works. […]

Free Home Buying Seminar Coming to Katy’s Cane Island

KATY, TX (April 20, 2018) – Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union will host a free home buying seminar, Say ‘Bye’ To Rent When You ‘Buy’ A Home, on Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Cane Island Amenity Village, 2100 Cane Island Parkway. Presentations will examine the advantages of buying vs. renting, information on mortgage options, closing costs, overcoming financial hurdles, understanding the pre-approval process and determining how much home one can afford. […]

Designing a Better City After Harvey

UH Architecture Students Resiliency Project on Display April 24 HOUSTON, April 19, 2018 – As communities across Houston continue to recover from Hurricane Harvey, students in the University of Houston Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design are developing innovative ways to help the city rebuild. Their designs and models, which include storm shelters and information hubs, will be on display from 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, April 24 in an exhibit called “S M L […]

Who’s the Safest Passenger in the Vehicle? Keep Your Baby Rear-Facing as Long as Possible!

Parents often ask child safety seat experts what is the safest seat for their baby. Truth be told, for an infant or young child, it is not the brand of seat they purchase, but the direction they face the seat in their vehicle that will save their child’s life. Since 2011, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has been recommending that children stay rear-facing until age 2 or to the limit of the seat for […]

2018 SETRAC First Responder and Hospital Awards

(Houston, Texas) – Multiple area hospitals and first responders received awards on April 17, 2018, at the SouthEast Texas Regional Advisory Council (SETRAC) Awards Banquet attended by hundreds of healthcare providers and leaders at the Hilton Americas-Houston. “SETRAC plays an instrumental role coordinating our trauma and emergency system of care across nine counties by uniting all providers as one team,” said SETRAC Chief Executive Officer Darrell Pile. “The audience was representative of the “team” that […]

Houston Area Job Gains Continue As Most Sectors See Uptick In Hiring

(HOUSTON) More than 10,000 Houstonians went back to work in March, continuing a local hiring spree that began in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Workforce Solutions-Gulf Coast announced today. For the second month in a row, the Professional & Business Services sector lead the pack, adding an additional 5,600 jobs in March. The biggest contributor coming from the temp-to-hire services and full-time administrative support services sub sectors. “March is typically a good month for this […]

The Katy Business Association honored the Katy Fire and EMS with Breakfast Tacos from Snappy’s. The Katy Business Association

Officers in Group Picture  are Debbie Cox (Secretary) with Dagley Insurance, Tim Rau(Treasurer) with Allegiance Bank of Brookshire, Clara Jean Machann (President) Owner/ Broker of Town and Country Locators presented a Picture to the Fire Chef Russell Wilson, to hang in their kitchen. The Fire Station was damaged by Hurricane Harvey. Thank You to Bob Katsabas  owner of Snappy’s for preparing and delivering the great Breakfast Tacos. They were enjoyed by all that attended. The […]

UH Researcher to Produce Next Generation of Hispanic Obesity Educators

USDA-Funded Project Targets First-Time College Students HOUSTON, April 16 – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded UH health education professor Norma Olvera $297,385 to train the next generation of Hispanic obesity educators. It’s a good pick. Olvera has spent decades working to reduce obesity-related diseases among underserved communities in Houston. “An increased prevalence of childhood obesity in the Hispanic population has resulted in a critical need […]

Tuts Announces Winners Of The 16th Annual Tommy Tune Awards!

HOUSTON – Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) awarded high school students from across the Greater Houston area for excellence in theatre last night at the 16th Annual Tommy Tune Awards! The Tommy Tune Awards Program celebrates the educational value, artistry, and community of high school musical theatre in the Greater Houston area. Theatre Under The Stars believes that experiences in the arts cultivate confidence, spark creative thinking, and inspire life-long learning. The Tommy Tune Awards is an opportunity […]