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Social Security Accelerates Decisions for People with Serious Disabilities  

Agency Adds to Compassionate Allowances List Andrew Saul, Commissioner of Social Security, today announced four new Compassionate Allowances conditions: CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder, Pitt Hopkins Syndrome, Primary Peritoneal Cancer, and Richter Syndrome.  Compassionate Allowances is a program to quickly identify severe diseases and medical conditions that meet Social Security’s standards for disability benefits. “Social Security’s highest priority is to serve the public and we are committed to ensuring Americans with disabilities receive the benefits they are […]

Cross Creek Ranch Wins Community of the Year

Cross Creek Ranch Entry

(Fulshear, TX – Aug. 19, 2019)—Cross Creek Ranch was recently named Community of the Year in the Texas Association of Builders’ (TAB) 2019 Star Awards. The awards program recognizes leading builders, remodelers, architects, designers, sales professionals, marketing professionals and construction professionals across Texas and surrounding areas. Companies submitted 574 entries into this year’s competition, with winners announced Aug. 8 during the Sunbelt Builders Show™. “This is one of the industry’s most prestigious awards,” said Rob […]

Harris County Internship Program Celebrates a Decade of Mentoring Emergency Management Students

(Houston, TX) – For 10 years, the Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HCOHSEM) has been mentoring and providing college students with hands-on experience in emergency management. Its internship program provides college students the opportunity to apply classroom skills and theory to real life work situations. “It is one thing to go to college and read about how we operate during emergencies, but to actually be part of an activation and contribute […]

1st Annual Chappell Hill Beer, Music & Wine Festival Set for Aug. 24            

The Chappell Hill Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the “1st Annual Chappell Hill Beer, Music & Wine Festival” in downtown Chappell Hill this Saturday, August 24 from Noon to 8PM. “We are inviting all of our friends and neighbors to come out to Chappell Hill this Saturday and not only enjoy some great local beer and wine, but shop and dine throughout the day and of course experience a captivating line-up of music that […]

11 Most Fun Things to Do in Katy, Texas, with Kids

Tired of listening to your kids rant about being bored? All you have to do is pack your fun-deprived kids in your car or a rental family van Katy TX, get on a Texas interstate and head straight to Katy, TX, for a great adventure. Recreation They really have everything out there, from indoor play spaces to outdoor adventures, Katy is full of big attractions like these 11 spots that promise an unlimited fun time: […]

Katy ISD earns all “A’s” to start the school year  

KATY [August 19, 2019] –  The Katy Independent School District is celebrating straight “A’s” amidst all of the hustle and bustle of back to school. The District recently learned that it had received, not one, but three “A” ratings from the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and two other prestigious organizations.  Out of the 10 largest school districts in the state, Katy ISD is the only one to receive an overall A rating from TEA.  The District […]

New School Year, Same Expectations: 3 Tips For Success This School Year  

As students begin heading back to school, it’s time to talk to them about making smart choices, including how to deal with peer pressure to drink underage. With all the changes that can come with starting a new school year, some things should remain the same, including your expectations. Silver Eagle Distributors would like to remind parents about the Family Talk About Drinking program, a free parent guide designed to encourage open and honest communication […]

Kelsey-Seybold Secures Land Near West Grand Parkway in Katy Area for New, Stand-alone Multispecialty Clinic

West Grand Parkway clinic to increase specialties and services for patients north and south of I-1 HOUSTON (August 15, 2019) – Kelsey-Seybold Clinic announced today that the organization will build a new clinic in the Grand Morton Town Center at the intersection of State Highway 99 and Morton Ranch Road in Katy, TX. Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – West Grand Parkway will be a freestanding, two-story clinic replacing the Cinco Ranch location and expand the number of […]

West Houston Home Furnishings Store Hosts Drawing for Unique Houston Texans On-Field Experience 

An image from the Sept. 23, 2018 regular season home game against the New York Giants. The Texans lost 22-27.

HOUSTON, TX (August 14, 2019) – Ashley HomeStore near Katy is giving children ages seven to 12 the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to run on the NRG Stadium field and pick up the opening kick off tee at a Houston Texans home game. Each week during the 2019 season, the Houston Texans will draw a winner from entries collected at all 12 Houston Ashley HomeStore locations. In addition, winners will receive a Houston Texans jersey, four game […]