Katy Rotary club

Katy Rotary Club to Play Leadership Roles with Rice Festival and Triathlon

By George Slaughter The Katy Rotary Club will be playing leading roles in two high-profile events this fall. The first event is the Katy Triathlon at Cane Island, set for September 23. The triathlon will be within the Katy city limits after previously being organized and staged at Firethorne, which sits outside the city limits in Fort Bend County. The Katy City Council Monday night approved a tax $75,000 convention and tourism board occupancy tax […]

24th Annual Katy Triathlon At Firethorne

A great day for a swim Triathlon athletes from Houston, Katy and across the state competed in the annual Katy Triathlon at Firethorne, Sunday, Oct. 2. Athletes competing included 50 Collegiate Triathlon athletes from Texas A&M and University of Texas, among others. Other Katy notable athletes with triathlon backgrounds included Jeff Gill, Al Garcia and Leo Bourgeois, Jr.. Jeff Gill, 61, a resident of Firethorne, was pursuing his 388th career triathlon. He served as a […]

Katy Rotary Club and Wild West Brewfest Donate Funds to Local Charities

Being named the #1 Brewfest in the country by BeerYeti.com takes on a whole new meaning when you see the impact that the event has on our communities. On August 18th 2016, several thousand dollars were given away as a direct result from the 5th annual Wild West Brewfest held in Katy at Katy Mills Mall. Boasting over 500 beers and over 130 brewers and attendees representing 19 states and 3 foreign countries this brewfest […]

Katy Rotary Club Recognized As Club of the Year

The Katy Rotary Club  was recognized as 2016 Best Large Club of the Year, at this year’s Rotary District 5890 Annual Conference, in Galveston. The Katy Club serves the local community with its many projects, ranging from college scholarships, to student school supplies, to music instruments scholarships, Katy ISD FFA, Paint USA at elementary schools, Christmas Toy Drive, supporting Brookwood, and the Freedom Park Memorial Tower. The Club is recognized for its projects and fundraisers, including […]

5th Annual Wild West Brewfest Returns TO Katy Mills APRIL 22 & 23

Premier Area Beer Festival Expands in 2016 (KATY, TX), March 9, 2016 – After an incredibly successful 2015 showing at Katy Mills, Wild West Brewfest (WWBF) is returning in 2016 for a Launch Party on Friday, April 22 from 6 to 10 p.m. and the Main Event on Saturday, April 23 from 4 to 9 p.m. The 2016 WWBF will feature more than 150 breweries bringing more than 500 beers, including rare and one-off varieties […]