Living the Change Weekly Discussion Group

Tuesdays, January 16 – April 2, 6 p.m., online Scientists tell us that we must reduce our greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030. That may seem like a very high hurdle. But, it translates to only a 7%/year reduction, starting now. Participants in this course will leave with a personalized plan to achieve this goal through targeted lifestyle changes that will also save them money. The course was developed in response to the Walk […]

Rodeohouston® Announces Inaugural Hall Of Fame Honorees

The Houston Livestock Show and RodeoTM announced today the RODEOHOUSTON Hall of Fame and the inaugural class of 2024. A total of three individuals will be inducted during the RODEOHOUSTON finals on Sunday, March 17, 2024. The 2024 inductees are Mike Cervi, Charmayne James and Bob Tallman. “We are thrilled to announce the RODEOHOUSTON Hall of Fame and excited to recognize individuals who have made an impact on our Rodeo in particular,” said Chris Boleman, president […]

TUTS Lights Up Gala Was Spectacular Success!

The magical evening raised more than $720,000 for Houston’s Home For Musical Theatre. IMAGES AVAILABLE HERE The Theatre Under The Stars “Lights Up” Gala and After Party took place Saturday, November 11 at The Post Oak, drawing a crowd of Houston arts lovers and philanthropists to celebrate the deep impact of theater education on our community! The event raised over $720,000 supporting a breadth of programming at Theatre Under The Stars. The evening showcased the incredible talents […]

The Path of Hope: A Study on Climate Action for Faith Communities

Wednesdays, January 17 – February 7, 6 p.m. central, online You are invited to join an online discussion series built around 15-minute videos featuring interviews with US faith leaders, representatives of climate-impacted communities from the global South, and presentations by UN officials and other experts. The videos walk viewers through four key climate policy issues that intersect with universal faith concerns for vulnerable and marginalized people. The series focuses on how climate change is impacting […]

Soothing Shelter Animals Through Music: Fifth Grader Spearheads $8,500 Fundraiser for Houston Pets Alive! Through His Unique Program, Wild Tunes

More than 125 animal lovers and welfare advocates of all ages and ethnic backgrounds gathered on Saturday, Nov. 18 at Resurrection MCC in the Heights for the first-ever Wild Tunes concert – “Melodies of Gratitude” to raise awareness money and awareness for shelter animals at Houston Pets Alive! (HPA!). Wild Tunes, a one-of-a-kind initiative launched by Houston area 10-year-old Yuvaanh “Yuvi” Agarwal, aims to soothe shelter animals through music. In total, the inaugural concert raised over […]

Community Celebration honoring U.S. Veterans

Ben & Emily Davis with their daughters, Jada & Adrianna, with Congressman Troy Nehls

Members of the Katy Texas Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hosted a community celebration honoring U.S. veterans on Saturday, November 11th. Featured speakers included U.S. Congressman Troy Nehls, Fulshear Mayor Aaron Groff and Valerie James of Veteran Advocates, Services & Training. The theme of the celebration focused on thanking the many veterans who sacrificed so much to ensure our current freedoms. President Shad Hanis of the Katy Texas Stake, who […]

The road to adoption is filled with support, guidance

By Jesse Booher Children and families around the world are celebrating November as National Adoption Month. Those of us who work with children each day are grateful for these families, and during this special month, we recognize the need to continue finding the loving families that all children deserve. The need is certainly there. In Texas over the past year, nearly 4200 children left foster care to adoptive homes. As recently as September of 2023, […]

Texas Master Naturalist Program Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Over the last 25 years, more than 15,300 Texas Master Naturalist volunteers have made their mark by dedicating their time to helping protect and conserve the state’s natural resources. Their impact spans across more than 256,000 acres of Texas’ landscapes from the lush tidal marshes of the Gulf Coast to the arid vistas of the Trans Pecos. Established in 1998 as a partnership between the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD), the Texas […]

The Houston Food Bank Returns to Royal

The Houston Food Bank will be returning to Royal. The dates are as follows, and the flyer is attached. They will join us on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 4-7 pm, and food will be available while supplies last. Click here to volunteer. November 15th December 6th December 13th (to replace 12/20 – holiday) January 17th January 31st (to replace 1/3 – holiday) February 7th February 21st March 6th March 20th […]

The Women’s Fund Hosts Holiday Membership Luncheon with Houston Book Author

Friday, December 1, 2023 The Women’s Fund for Health Education and Resiliency, a nonprofit providing Houston-area women and girls with the tools needed to be advocates for their health, is hosting the annual Holiday Membership Luncheon at Tony’s on Friday, December 1, 2023, at 11:30 a.m. The luncheon will feature a presentation titled “Two by Two” by Nancy Bynon, co-author of “Two by Two: Conversations Between Friends Navigating Breast Cancer”. Copies of the book will be available […]