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National Sleep Foundation Announces Leading Brands Participating in First-Ever Sleep Show®, Including Philips, Mattress Firm, Happiest Baby

The three-day expo brings together industry leaders to highlight sleep’s newest products, technology and thinking ARLINGTON, Va. – January 17, 2019 – The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) today unveils a diverse slate of brands, including Philips, Mattress Firm, and Happiest Baby, participating in the first-ever Sleep Show®. The Sleep Show is set for March 8-10, 2019 and is expected to draw thousands to the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. Leading companies will present […]

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Communities and Organizations Across Houston Join the Y at the  30th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr Breakfast and in MLK Day of Service Projects

Houston, TX—This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, taking place Monday, January, 21 YMCA of Greater Houston will join hundreds of YMCAs and other organizations nationwide in hosting events to reflect on the legacy of Dr. King and host service projects intended to bring together all residents in a spirit of unity. MLK Day of Service activities are open to the public and include a variety of activities across the city. The 30th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. […]

Empowering Women  

The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) will be hosting a program on the global, regional and local representation of women in politics.  Leslie Schwindt-Bayer, Professor of Political Science at Rice University, will be the featured speaker on Friday, February 22 at 9:30 AM at the Congregation for Reform Judaism, 801 Bering Drive, Houston, 77057.  Dr. Schwindt-Bayer will speak about the results of the mid-term election, how women influence politics, the significance of women in […]

Surviving Death Row

The HPRA Friday lunch speaker this week will be Anthony Graves, a man wrongly convicted of murder and finally exonerated after 18 years of incarceration, 16 in solitary confinement. Today Mr. Graves operates the Anthony Graves Foundation to advance a culture of fairness in the criminal justice field. www.anthonygravesfoundation.org Houston Property Rights Association January 18, 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 […]

Hundreds of Houstonians to Climb Notable Skyscraper in Fight For Air Climb

Training, Team Building Begin for the Fight For Air Climb HOUSTON – (January 17, 2019) – Training, team building and fundraising have already begun for a stair climbing event at the 1001 Fannin Building in downtown Houston. The American Lung Association in Texas announced that registration is open for the Fight For Air Climb, set for Saturday, April 6. B-roll is available here for download. The Fight For Air Climb invites individuals, families, groups of friends, corporate teams […]

Food Banks Stretch to Help Furloughed Workers as Shutdown Threatens More Texans  

Austin – Feeding Texas, the statewide network of food banks, announced new food distributions to help furloughed government employees this week. Food banks plan to assist Border Patrol officers in Presidio, national park staff in Big Bend, Coast Guard members in Beaumont and NASA employees in Houston among others. Those seeking food assistance are encouraged to contact their closest food bank. Food banks are preparing to meet a surge in need if the shutdown continues, as well […]

Campbell Elementary Dedicated to a Living Legacy  

KATY [January 16, 2019] – “I want to be like them.”  These were the words repeatedly expressed throughout Amy Campbell’s speech at last night’s dedication ceremony at Campbell Elementary.  Holding back tears, the school’s namesake spoke of the life-learning experiences she cherishes from former and current students.  Learners whom she considers to be true “legacy builders.” “I love coming to the school.  The students are just wonderful and I love to see what they’re doing, as […]

Houston Grand Opera Announces Concert of Arias 2019 Semifinalists

The 31st Annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers occurs February 1 Houston, January 17, 2019—Houston Grand Opera (HGO) has chosen the semifinalists for the 31st  annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers Concert of Arias, to be presented in the Wortham Theater Center on February 1, 2019, at 7 p.m. A limited number of general admission tickets for the performance are available for purchase here. The program will also be streamed live on Facebook and YouTube […]

Tips and Tricks About Reverse Phone Number Searches

We all know what it’s like to be bothered by unknown calls or by spam calls. If you’re like us, you don’t really want to answer the phone, mostly because you don’t know who’s at the other end and you don’t know what they want. If the message is actually important, then the caller will leave a message, but most of the time, you have to deal with banks and health insurances and their offers. […]