Brookshire

Raising Cane’s Mobilizes To Raise Funds For Hurricane Harvey Relief

All 121 Texas restaurants donating 100% of net proceeds Sept. 27 to United Way HOUSTON (Sept. 22, 2017) – It has been a month since Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Texas coast, but the need for support remains urgent. Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers invites Caniacs across the Lone Star State to join in the relief effort on Wednesday, Sept. 27. All 121 restaurants in Texas will donate 100 percent of the day’s net proceeds to the United Way […]

Dewberry Farm Offers Those Affected By Hurricane Harvey Free Admission

Brookshire, TX (September 20, 2017) – Dewberry Farm is asking people to nominate families affected by Hurricane Harvey to get free admission to their Fall festival. Dewberry Farm wants to provide free admission to 100 people. “Hurricane Harvey caused so much devastation. Our hearts broke for those who were displaced because of it, and we want to give back,” said Mary Emerson, Owner. “If we can take people’s minds off of their challenges and bring […]

Website Records Shatter Hurricane Ike’s

Hurricane Harvey Activity Smashes Website’s Previous Records Houston TranStar’s Website was ‘hardened’ in advance to prevent crashes, keep going Houston TranStar’s website, www.houstontranstar.org, proved itself a trusted, reliable information resource for travel conditions as Hurricane Harvey bore down, dumped some 50 inches of rain, and finally moved on, leaving the region largely underwater. From Friday, Aug. 25 – Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, a total of 411 high-water freeway locations registered on the Real Time Traffic Map. […]

Texas DSHS mosquito control update – Sept. 20, 2017

The Texas Department of State Health Services is providing an update on aerial mosquito spraying operations after Hurricane Harvey. DSHS is working with counties that have requested assistance with mosquito control to coordinate spraying by two state contractors and federal support through FEMA and the U.S. Air Force Reserve. Flight operations treated about 581,000 acres over Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto and Wharton counties last night. Crews are planning to be uptonight spraying over portions […]

Texas Announces Food Assistance for Harris County

AUSTIN – Texas Health and Human Services announced today that it will roll out disaster food relief for victims of Hurricane Harvey to residents in Harris County starting Friday, Sept. 22. Texas has been rolling out D-SNAP in a phased approach and is expanding to Harris County in coordination with local officials. Harris County sites will run through Oct. 5. “We’ve been working closely with local officials to fine tune sites that work for people who are […]

Texas DSHS mosquito control update – Sept. 19, 2017

The Texas Department of State Health Services is providing an update on aerial mosquito spraying operations after Hurricane Harvey. DSHS is working with counties that have requested assistance with mosquito control to coordinate spraying by two state contractors and federal support through FEMA and the U.S. Air Force Reserve. Rain reduced the amount of aerial mosquito spraying that could be done Monday night. Flight operations treated about 260,000 acres over Polk, San Jacinto, Walker and Waller counties […]

Disaster Recovery Centers to Open in Four Counties

AUSTIN, Texas – Four State of Texas/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers will open Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017: one in Newton County in the city of Orange; one in Harris County in the city of Houston; one in Matagorda County in Bay City; and one in Waller County in the city of Brookshire. Disaster recovery centers offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in 39 counties included in the Texas federal disaster declaration for Hurricane Harvey and the […]

Lakes of Bella Terra Garage Sale

Save the Date: Saturday, October 7th from 8 am-Noon Need to clean out your closet, unload boxes or simply get rid of items? This is the day you have been waiting for! For one day only, the HOA will allow garage sales at individual resident homes. LOBT will place banners at the front and back entrances of the community. If a participating homeowner would like to post signs to announce his/her sale, the HOA requires that the signs […]

UPDATE: INFORMATION ON RED CROSS FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM  

On September 21, the Red Cross plans to launch a single website where severely impacted households from 39 Texas counties can apply for $400. We expect the website to have sufficient capacity to handle all registrations; applications will not be accepted through any other website or phone number. Registration will remain open until October 10. Full information: Please see below for details and a FAQ on the program: https://redcrosschat.org/2017/09/15/hurricane-harvey-financial-assistance/ http://www.redcross.org/news/article/Financial-Assistance-for-Qualified-Households-After-Harvey

Texas DSHS mosquito control update – Sept. 18, 2017

The Texas Department of State Health Services is providing an update on aerial mosquito spraying operations after Hurricane Harvey. DSHS is working with counties that have requested assistance with mosquito control to coordinate spraying by two state contractors and federal support through FEMA and the U.S. Air Force Reserve. Flight operations treated about 498,000 acres over Chambers, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Walker and Waller counties last night. Crews will be up tonightspraying over portions of Austin, Harris, […]