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2019- 2020 Grant Recipients

Kilpatrick Elementary Lead Teacher: Jessica Guest Team Members: Michele Dial, Jessica Oalmann, Amy Dufrene Music for All $4,868

$333,370 Awarded this year! $1,657,142 Million in our first 7 years!Congratulations to our 2019- 2020 Grant Recipients May 7, 2019 Katy ISD Legacy Investors who along with our Groundbreaking, Keystone and Sustaining Investors helped make these big-dreaming teachers’ ideas come to life. Learn more! The Katy ISD Education Foundation serves as a catalyst forextraordinary teachers to create extraordinary classroom experiencesfor their students. Learn more about the Katy ISD Education Foundationby visiting www.katyisdeducationfoundation.org Or contact us atfoundation@katyisd.org281-396-6031 John Alawneh Elise […]

Aidan Anderson, inspirational 18-year-old musician and giver, headlinesKaty ISD Volunteers in Public Schools Celebration May 10th

(Katy, Texas) – The Katy ISD Volunteer Celebration will be held in the Merrell Center on Friday, May 10th from 8:45-10:30 a.m.  Hosted by Partners in Education and the Volunteers in Public Schools Executive Board, this annual event honors the thousands of school district volunteers who donate their time and talents to our students and teachers. This year’s guest speaker is the inspirational and musically gifted Aidan Thomas Anderson, 18 and co-founder of his charity, Aidan […]

Mardi Paws’ Crawfish Boil to benefit Dachshund Rescue of Houston

Patsy’s Pet Market, in conjunction with Pets Global, the founders of pet food brands Zignature and Fussie Cat, will be hosting a benefit to raise funds for Dachshund Rescue of Houston   (KATY, TX.)—February 14, 2019—In light of Meg Rayburn, the 2-year-old dachshund who was discovered severely injured on New Year’s Eve due to an individual setting off fireworks on her back, Patsy’s Pet Market, in conjunction with PetsGlobal, will be hosting a crawfish boil […]

5 Influential Women In Business Reveal Tech Trends That Will Shape 2019

Anubhuti Shrivastava

The tech-driven world is supposed to be led by men, but this convention has changed gradually and now we can witness many females wearing the crowns of being successful at different levels and designations of industry giants as well as blossoming startups. They are leading upfront and letting organizations produce quality tech products and services. One of the greatest examples of women empowerment in the business world is the COO of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg. She […]

Italian Gelato Coffee Bar Opens in Katy, TX

The First of its Kind in the Nation Gelato & Co. Cremeria Italiana has set up shop at LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch, featuring freshly made delicious pastries, and world-renowned handcrafted gelato. What makes this gelato coffee bar different? The Katy location is the first in United States and follows in the footsteps of international storefronts in Grand Cayman, Panama, Aruba, and Puerto Rico. Gelato & Co. plans to open more U.S. locations soon to satisfy the sweet tooth of customers who enjoy international […]

Not guilty vs. innocent

Guilty or not guilty. In the United States, a person is considered innocent until proven guilty. In the USA court of law the verdict is “guilty” or “not guilty” instead of “guilty” or “innocent.” Not guilty does not mean innocent. But, are the acquitted innocent? Authors Danile Givelber and Amy Farrell in their 2012 book, Not Guilty; Are the Acquitted Innocent? wrote “Judges in criminal cases tell jurors that they must presume that the accused are not guilty of […]

Patsy’s 3rd Annual Paw-Raiser to help local rescue groups on Saturday, October 20

Patsy’s is pleased to announce our 3rd Annual Paw-Raiser to be held in Katy, TX on Saturday, October 20.  Our goal is to raise funds to provide medical care and supplies, food, toys and a safe loving home for numerous animals fostered by local rescue groups. Each rescued pet comes with varying needs that are addressed before they are ready and available for adoption including spay and neuter. The non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations listed below are […]

Amazing Place expands its dementia support and  brain health programs in Katy

Amazing Place, a faith-based non-profit organization empowering lives disrupted by dementia, is expanding its current programs in Katy which support caregivers and their loved ones with dementia to include a Dementia Caregiver Support Group as well as a Memory Training Course. The new monthly Dementia Caregiver Support Group will be held on the second Tuesday of each month from 6-7:30pm beginning October 9, 2018 at 20018 Chateau Drive in Katy, TX 77450.  The confidential group, […]

Brookwood Art Fest event on September 14-15

Brookwood Home Teacher Leah Prescott not only provides a wholesome living environment for the Citizens that live in the Follett Home, but she’s also a talented artist. Leah has taught the Follett residents to paint on canvas. These pieces and many other local artist’s work will be featured at the Brookwood Art Fest event on September 14-15, 2018.   Shop Local Vendors to Benefit Adults with Disabilities WHO: The Brookwood Community provides an educational and […]