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16 Going on 66: Will You Be the Same Person 50 Years from Now?

Research Suggests Personality is Both Stable and Malleable across the Lifespan HOUSTON, August 17, 2018 – How much do you change between high school and retirement? The answer depends on whether you’re comparing yourself to others or to your younger self. The results of a new study, the first to test how personality might change over 50 years and relying on the same data source at both time points, finds that broad patterns of thoughts, feelings […]

YMCA of Greater Houston to host FREE Sports Clinic August 18

YMCA Sports Fest aims to help kids develop a love for sports Houston – Picture a child working up the courage to go for a goal, surrounded by teammates who are now friends, a devoted coach, and parents. YMCA of Greater Houston welcomes all children into this scene Saturday, August 18 at 9 a.m. or 11 a.m. for Sports Fest, a fun, free clinic designed to help children pick a sport for fall play. Participating locations are offering a choice between […]

Community Fun Fridays at The Fellowship, Cinco Ranch Campus

The Fellowship, Cinco Ranch Campus (22765 Westheimer Parkway) will be hosting Community Fun Fridays this fall. Our first event will be Friday, September 14 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. This FREE family event will have bouncy houses, crafts, family  board games and outdoor activities.  The Fellowship Student ministry will provide food and drink for purchase. Enjoy some family fun time at The Fellowship!

Healthy Eyes for Back to School

By Dr. Linda Chous, chief eye care officer, UnitedHealthcare August marks back-to-school season and Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, an ideal time to get your child’s eyes checked. Good eye health is important, in part because 80 percent of what children learn is through their eyes. The American Optometric Association recommends that a child’s first comprehensive eye exam should occur between 6 months and 12 months, again at age 3 and before entering school at age 5 or 6. […]

Katy ISD Bullying Tip Line Launches for New School Year  

KATY [August 16, 2018] – Just in time for the beginning of the school year, Katy Independent School District announces its new Bullying Tip line.  Students across the district can now anonymously report potential bullying incidents by simply using the new feature found on the already existing Katy OnTheGo app. As part of the 2018-19 academic year, Katy ISD continues to support the emotional well-being of all its learners.  Several bullying prevention initiatives will be rolled out throughout […]

UH College of Nursing and Nursing Council of India to Share Talent

Nursing Dean Signs International Agreement in New Delhi HOUSTON, Aug. 15 — The University of Houston College of Nursing and the Indian Nursing Council began a new chapter in academic exchange following the signing of a memorandum of understanding during a trip to New Delhi, India. Kathryn Tart, professor and founding dean of the college, together with Associate Professor Shainy Varghese, participated in a two-day conference with the Indian Nursing Council this summer. Fifty nursing […]

The Lowdown On Intermittent Fasting

Have you heard of intermittent fasting? This is one of the latest trends in healthy eating. However, there is a very good reason for this. This pattern of eating really works. Not only will it help you maintain your weight but it may also leave you with significantly higher energy levels and improve your overall health. For more information about the latest health news and information, you can visit Consumer Health Review. What Is Intermittent […]

Olson To Hold First Meeting Of Congressional Youth Advisory Council

RICHMOND, TX – Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) will hold the first meeting of the 2018-2019 school year for his Congressional Youth Advisory Council (CYAC) on Saturday, August 18th.  The CYAC is a select group of high school students that meet with Congressman Olson to discuss various issues – the first meeting will focus on introducing students to the legislative process. The Council meets six times within a school year and includes a roundtable discussion on current […]

New Lawsuit Against City of Houston

The HPRA speaker this Friday noon will be attorney Joseph Slovacek who, along with attorney Andy Taylor, is representing Allen Dacus. Mr. Dacus filed an emergency motion for “Expedited review of an emergency motion for writ of mandamus to order an election on a drainage fee city charter amendment” to comply with a mandate from the Texas Supreme Court. Houston Property Rights Association PUBLIC INVITED: $11.49 plus 10% gratuity – buffet self-serve – all you can eat. Coffee and tea are extra. The LamBo […]

Katy Triathlon Broadens Appeal With New Race Categories, Return of Pre-Race Party  

KATY, TX (August 15, 2018) – Organizers of the Katy Triathlon are introducing two new race categories and the return of a pre-race party in an effort to broaden the appeal of the annual event slated for Sunday, September 23. Now in its new home in Katy’s Cane Island, the Katy Triathlon/Duathlon/Aquabike will incorporate a two-stage aquabike race (500-meter swim followed by a 15-mile bike ride) and a three-stage duathlon (three-mile run followed by a […]