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Convocation: Celebrating a Century of Legacy  

KATY [August 7, 2018] – If anyone wanted to see the most notorious attires from the past decades, they needed to be at the 2018 Katy ISD Convocation, which was held at the Leonard E. Merrell Center. Each campus selected a decade to represent and based on it, they chose their apparel. Thus, thousands of Katy ISD teachers, administrators and staff, hugged and shook hands as they participated in this annual event marking the official start […]

Science Day For The Blind Featured Experiments In Nanotechnology And Space Science

Lighthouse client Becky Sarver (center) learns what a spacesuit looks like with the help of Rice volunteers Mary Pineclo (left) and Tanya Rogers (right).

HOUSTON, TX, August 8, 2018 – Be an astronaut, water scientist, chemist, or rocket scientist – these were the exciting choices for blind and visually impaired clients of The Lighthouse of Houston at Science Day August 6. Sponsored by researchers from Rice University-based NEWT Center (Nanotechnology Enabled Water Treatment), Lighthouse Science Day featured four stations with 10  different modules where participants could learn about spacesuit design, nanocubes, environmental elements, and more.  One of the highlights of the […]

Dirt Dogs Theatre Co. Shocks The Airwaves With Talk Radio

Production Dates: Aug 24–Sept 8, 2018 Opening Night: Aug 24, 2018 HOUSTON— It’s 1987 and Barry Champlain, a controversial on-air radio “shock jock” is doing what he does best: treating his late-night callers with contempt. But when his Cleveland-based program is considered for national syndication and his producer cautions him about offending sponsors, Barry defiantly responds and excoriates his audience…but they just keep calling. Director John Patterson describes Barry Champlain as a self-proclaimed voice crying in the wilderness. […]

Katy Area Retired Educators (KARE) recently presented “Thank You” plaques

KARE Past President Karen Thornton thanks Midway BBQ’s Herman Meyer with KARE members Elysce Garrison, Dorsey Reese, Earlene Hopkins and MayDell Jenks.

Katy Area Retired Educators (KARE) recently presented “Thank You” plaques to the Katy Times, Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union, Chick-Fil-A (Mason Road, Cinco Ranch, Katy Green) and Midway BBQ for their assistance and support of KARE which goes above and beyond. KARE is grateful for the support of these local businesses. KARE’s next upcoming event is “Hooky Day” on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 from 1:00-3:00 PM at Katy ISD’s Education Support Complex, 6301 S. Stadium […]

Society for the Performing Arts Presents Dynamic Nat Geo LIVE! for the First Time in Upcoming Season  

HOUSTON (July 18, 2018) – As part of its diverse 2018-19 season, Society for the Performing Arts (SPA) presents for the first time ever a three-part series featuring the dynamic and highly acclaimed National Geographic LIVE! (Nat Geo LIVE!), with programs in November (When Women Ruled the World); February 2019 (Capturing the Impossible) and May 2019 (Exploring Mars). Nat Geo LIVE! showcases renowned photographers, scientists, authors, filmmakers and adventurers who share behind-the-scenes stories from the front lines of exploration onstage […]

Central Fort Bend Chamber’s 2018 Business Links Golf Tournament Was A Success

Corn Hole-In-One Finalists: Robin Anderson & Gary Finnegan

(July 11, 2018 – Richmond, TX) The rain held off for the Central Fort Bend Chamber’s Business Links Golf Tournament presented by Finnegan Auto Group. The day was beautiful and the competition was fierce. The shotgun start was the beginning of the two 9-hole scrambles that ran throughout the afternoon. The Grand Champions of the 2018 Business Links Tournament, which was determined by a shoot-out, was the Value Bank of Texas-Richmond team. Team members included […]

2018 Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market® Cruise into the Holidays with the 38th Annual Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market  

Houston, Texas (July 16, 2018) — Aficionados of the Nutcracker Market, get your shopping list ready, the 38th annual Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market Cruising into Christmas returns to NRG Center November 8-11. Over 270 merchants from across the country will showcase their unique gift items, including home décor, gourmet food, apparel, toys, candles, jewelry, novelties, accessories and more. “The Nutcracker Market has become a holiday tradition in which shoppers come together to make memories and discover new businesses from […]

Houston Summer Camp Offers Both Fun And Education To Blind Kids

Matthew Martinez is not sure what to think of Officer J. Ordon's horse during a Lighthouse visit by the Houston Mounted Patrol.

HOUSTON, TX – JULY 10, 2018 — Summer Camp is a highlight of most kids’ summers, and it’s no different for the blind and visually impaired children who are enjoying The Lighthouse of Houston’s Summer Camp. This year’s camp features numerous field trips that offer both fun and education to the 22 participating children, who range in age from 5-10.  In addition, the program features swimming and water safety, arts and crafts, games and more. […]

Barbara Baron, Atria Cinco Ranch Resident To Be Awarded The Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award

The most prestigious award issued by the FAA Who:                BARBARA BARON, ATRIA CINCO RANCH resident will be awarded the most prestigious award the FAA issues to pilots certified under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 61. This award is named after the Wright Brothers, the first US pilots, to recognize individuals who have exhibited professionalism, skill, and aviation expertise for at least 50 years while piloting aircraft as “Master Pilots”. What:               […]

Richmond Holds State of the City Address with Mayor Evalyn Moore

Kristin Weiss, President / CEO of the Central Fort Bend Chamber, Mayor Evalyn Moore, and Trey Reichert, Johnson Development and Chair-Elect for the CFBCA Board of Directors.

The annual State of the City Address, hosted by the Central Fort Bend Chamber, was held on June 21, 2018, at Briscoe Manor. The Luncheon was presented by Richmond business owner Kevin Patton with Kevin Patton Insurance Agency, State Farm. Mayor Evalyn Moore addressed key members of the community, elected officials, and local business owners of Fort Bend County. During the luncheon, Moore highlighted her vision for the future, while celebrating the growth and resilience […]