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Southeast Texas Girl Scout Council invites all girls to camp like a Girl Scout

Registration for summer overnight and day camp is now open SOUTHEAST, TEXAS (Jan. 11, 2018) – This summer send her somewhere safe, enriching and filled to the brim with opportunities – give her the chance to attend Girl Scout camp. According to a study by the Girl Scout Research Institute, More Than S’mores, girls who regularly spend time outdoors more readily seek challenges and are better problem solvers than their peers – qualities that will help […]

Rosenberg Development Corporation Hosts its Annual Business Appreciation Luncheon in Honor of Rosenberg Businesses  

Left to right: Front row: Pete Pavlovsky, Fort Bend Farm Bureau; Janice Vyoral, Janice Vyoral – State Farm; Shirley Jackson, La Casona Mexican Restaurant; Beverly Cowen, Ameristar Builders; Cecilia Reid, Smile Smart Dental; Back row: John Cotterell, Fort Bend Farm Bureau; Lorenzo Lerma, Sr., Lawrence Lerma Construction; Kathryn Kaminski, Gingerbread House Day Care; Jeff Haley, SiEnviro; Jennifer Hartman (Main Street – BR Vino); Rosenberg Mayor William T. Benton

Celebrating 22 years of economic development success, The Rosenberg Development Corporation (RDC) hosted its annual Business Appreciation Luncheon, December 18, 2017, at the Rosenberg Civic Center. The celebration was held in honor of many Rosenberg businesses for their economic contribution in the community. Jeremy Heath, Interim Economic Development Director, City of Rosenberg, recognized the honored guests by saying, “We’re here to thank each and every one of you. This event is about you – the […]

Bayou Preservation Association Joins in 4th Annual Guatemala Parade in Southwest Houston

Nonprofit seeks to raise awareness of trash in the Bering Ditch canal Houston, December 19, 2017 – As part of its community education initiative and Trash Fee Bayous Program, the Bayou Preservation Association took part in the 4th Annual Guatemala Parade in Southwest Houston this past weekend to bring awareness to the trash and pollution issues in the Bering Ditch, a 2.7- mile drainage canal which runs from Westpark Drive north to Buffalo Bayou. The parade, organized by Centro […]

Rockin’ New Year’s Noon Bash

Ring in the New Year at the stroke of noon with noisemakers, crowns and buckets of confetti at the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center New Year’s Eve, Sunday, Dec. 31, beginning at 10 a.m. Closed New Year’s Day; reopen January 2 Kids finally don’t have to stay up till midnight to celebrate the New Year! The Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center’s Rockin’ New Year’s Noon is a New Year’s celebration just for kids! This end-of-year bash rings […]

Frozen Over Elsa and Olaf bring touch of winter wonderland to Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center

Saturday, Dec. 16 from noon to 4 p.m. The snow queen herself along with her trusted partner in crime, Olaf, will fly down on a snow cloud for a special meet-and-greet and musical extravaganza during Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center’s “By Golly! Let’s Get Jolly” winter wonderland celebration. Come feel the brisk presence of Elsa and snap a selfie with her entourage during this fan festivity. Plus, learn about cultural holiday traditions celebrated around the world. You don’t want to miss this cool event! DON’T MISS:  […]

Four Katy-area Robotics Teams Advance to FIRST Lego League Regional Championship Tournament

Katy_Qualifier.jpg> Kartik Rai(L) and Derek Elis (R) from the Beck Junior High Computerized Coyotes, change out a part on their robot before re-starting it on a second pre-programmed mission. The rookie team is one of six teams from the Katy Qualifier advancing to next January’s FIRST LEGO League Texas South Region Championship Tournament.

The Cinco Ranch Junior High gym echoed with the sound of cheering as the CRyptonite robotics team from Cinco Ranch High School (CRHS) hosted their seventh annual FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO® League Katy Qualifier robotics tournament.  Of the 24 teams competing, four from the Katy-area and two others earned a coveted “Golden Ticket” to advance to the FIRST LEGO League Texas South Region Championship Tournament, which will be held […]

Cookies With Santa

Decorate sweet treats to help the Man in Red fuel up before his big departure at Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center Saturday, Dec. 23, beginning at noon Fuel up on cookies with the ultimate Man in Red before his big departure at the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center! Join in on the holiday countdown and help prepare cookies for Santa by decorating your very own. Make sure you’re on the right list before it’s too late! P.S. […]

Nearly 200 Katy ISD Classes Benefit from the 20th Annual Promise to Read Program  

Photo left to right: Steve Williams, Christian Brothers Automotive Katy Firethorne, Gregg Crenshaw, Katy ISD, Laura Cook, Katy ISD

(Katy, Texas)  – During the month of November, 83 community and business members from across Katy came together to bring the love of reading into almost 200 Katy ISD classrooms during Promise to Read.  This annual initiative is part of a 20-year-old tradition led by Katy ISD’s Partners in Education.  Promise to Read affords the community a unique opportunity to reacquaint themselves with the world of children’s literature by spending 30 minutes reading to a classroom of excited […]

4th Annual Colt Bolt Fun Run and Fundraiser

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Pattison Elementary supporters, including student families, staff and local businesses, recently raised more than $55,000 at the 4th Annual Colt Bolt Fun Run and Fundraiser organized by the PTA.  The two-week fundraising campaign – delayed this year by Hurricane Harvey – annually raises money for school needs and PTA programs.  100 percent of the proceeds stay at Pattison and are used to pay for anything from new iPADs and educational materials to track repairs and new […]

Katy ISD Memorial Parkway Elementary Celebrates New SPARK Park

December 4, 2017 – The Memorial Parkway Elementary (MPE) Choir officially kicked off the dedication ceremony of their new SPARK Park, which is now available for public use during non-school hours and on weekends. This park is a collaborative effort between Katy ISD, MPE parents, students, staff, the PTA, as well as local entities, who together contributed to the SPARK grant in the amount of $129,331.  The park includes a concrete trail, sensory play panels, modular […]