Education

Job Growth Continues Despite Winning Streak Snap 

(HOUSTON) The good, the bad, and the ugly appeared in the monthly jobs report for August, according to figures released Friday by Workforce Solutions–Gulf Coast. This month’s reading for the Professional and Business Services sector shows a dramatic drop of 5800 jobs or 1.1 percent. This breaks the winning streak for the sector that’s lasted 20 consecutive months. The biggest loss came from Administration Support and Waste Management and Remediation down 3400 jobs over the […]

Peace of Mind Foundation offering free events for OCD Awareness Week

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Awareness Week: Oct. 7 – Oct. 13, 2018 WHAT: OCD Awareness Week is happening worldwide to raise much-needed awareness for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Peace of Mind Foundation is dedicated to helping those suffering from OCD and other related disorders get connected to resources and support. During #OCDWeek2018, Peace of Mind Foundation will be offering free educational webinars including advocacy, treatment, and professional training. Peace of Mind Foundation extends the invitation to anyone in Houston, Texas, for […]

TxDOT’S ‘Save Me With A Seat’ Campaign Stops At Katy Mills Mall Ahead  Of National Child Passenger Safety Week

Two out of three child safety seats are misused, putting children at risk WHEN: Saturday, September 22 from 10am to 9pm WHERE:                          Katy Mills Mall, inside in front of AMC Theaters 5000 Katy Mills Circle Katy, TX 77494 Parking: Parking is free in surface lots around the mall On-Site Contact: Robert Nash; (512) 779-3847 HOUSTON MAP/LOGISTICS INFO: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/p8yzu9oottuiaxo/AABAwFsZ5jZghc6fcbtUkyUUa?dl=0

Katy ISD Education Foundation Announces Fireflies & Foodtrucks

Tickets on Sale Now for Legendary Back to School Bash  (Katy, TX) – The Katy ISD Education Foundation announces the return of its annual Fireflies & Foodtrucks fundraising event on Thursday, October 18, 5:30 – 8:30 P.M. at Katy’s own No Label Brewery.  The event will benefit the foundation and its Inspiring Imagination teacher grant program.  The Katy ISD Education Foundation celebrated a spectacular milestone this year with $1,300,000 awarded in its first six years […]

Katy ISD Collaborates with FBI in #ThinkBeforeYouPost Campaign  

KATY [September 21, 2018] – Hoax threats are not a joke.  This type of action can lead to serious legal consequences, even if there was never an intent to carry out the threat.  Katy Independent School District has joined forces with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Houston Division and various other law enforcement agencies to launch a public awareness campaign entitled #ThinkBeforeYouPost. Members of the Houston Police Department, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, police chiefs […]

Rains may have eased Texas’ drought situation in recent days, but the big weather story may be the lack of severe storms and tornadoes in the state

By Keith Randall, Texas A&M University Marketing & Communications COLLEGE STATION, Sept. 20, 2018 – Rains may have eased Texas’ drought situation in recent days, but the big weather story may be the lack of severe storms and tornadoes in the state – down by as much as 90 percent in some areas, according to a Texas A&M University expert. John Nielsen-Gammon, who serves as State Climatologist and Regents Professor in the Department of Atmospheric […]

Entrepreneurs Announce Launch Of Axis Earth, New Houston-Based Tech Start-Up That Connects Outdoor Enthusiasts And Non-Mainstream Athletes

Company also hopes to help fight tech addiction and get people outdoors through innovative platform HOUSTON, September 19, 2018 — Two young entrepreneurs – brother and sister team Jeff and Sarah Long – have announced the launch of their new Houston-based tech start-up, Axis Earth, focused around connecting individual and adventure sports athletes of all levels. This platform brings together athletes who have a mutual passion for the outdoors and helps expand their networks while […]

Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo™ Awards Nearly $2.7 Million In Additional Premiums To More Than 1900 Junior Market Exhibitors

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo awarded $2,685,669 million in additional premiums to 1,962 junior market exhibitors, which is in addition to the $4 million in guaranteed premiums that have already been paid to thse exhibitors. “Through the efforts of our volunteer auction committees and the incredible generosity of our auction buyers, we are proud to further reward our junior market livestock exhibitors in furtherance of our mission of promoting agriculture and supporting education,” said […]

Operation Homefront Accepting 2019 Military Child of the Year®

Nominations and Military Child of the Year® Award for Innovation Applications Operation Homefront, the national nonprofit that builds strong, stable, and secure military families, is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Military Child of the Year® Awards, as well as applications for the 2019 Military Child of the Year® Award for Innovation.  Military Child of the Year® is the nation’s premier celebration of the achievements of military children.  Nominations are open through December 5, and all […]

Nora’s Home to Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Opening of Phase Two Expansion

Friday, September 21, 2018: 10 a.m. – Noon HOUSTON (September 12, 2018) – Nora’s Home, Houston’s haven for organ failure and transplant patients receiving care in the Texas Medical Center, will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the facility’s expansion on Friday, September 21, 2018, from 10 a.m. – Noon. Nora’s Home invites guests, supporters and friends to celebrate the opening of the phase two expansion project with a ribbon cutting ceremony with representatives of the Texas […]