Houston News

2021 School Art Winners: Talented Artists Named

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ Names Top Young Artists During 2021 School Art Program Awards Ceremony The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo recognized talented young artists during the School Art Program Awards Ceremony, Sunday, April 11. Among the honorees were the Class Champions and Reserve Class Champions in the following categories: Colored Drawing, Mixed Medium, Monochromatic, Painting, 3D, Elementary and Junior High. 2021 Grand Champion Work Of Art Exhibitor:Jaydan Kisinger School District:Fort Bend ISD Art:Through […]

Creation-Focused Liturgy for Earth Day

Saturday, Apr. 24, 6 p.m. central, online Join with other Christians to celebrate Earth Day in worship with a creation-focused streamed recorded liturgy at 6 p.m. on April 24. The service does not include communion, and lasts 45 minutes. Celebrate Earth Day with us!  Please register on www.eventbrite.com to participate in this worship. Contact Lisa Brenskelle at gcs.lrc@gmail.com with any questions.

Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo™ Announces Winners Of Its Inaugural Writing Competition

Texas-Area Second Graders Submit Poems and Essays on “Why I am Proud to Live in Texas” Today, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ Trailblazer Committee announced the winners of its inaugural Writing Competition for 2021. Texas-area second graders were invited to submit either a poem or an essay, following the theme, “Why I am Proud to Live in Texas.” Awards were issued for first, second and third place in each category, as well as for […]

Updates from the Capitol

We’re finally approaching the part of the legislative session when the House floor debates are getting longer, and bills are moving quicker. This is when all the advance work turns into bills that become law – or are killed. This is the time in session when it moves into overdrive. My team and I continue to work tirelessly on behalf of House District 132! Below is a summary of the information you’ll find in this […]

Houston Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke Joined By Broadway’S Santino And Jessica Fontana To Close Out 2020–21 Pops Season With Songs Of Rodgers And Hammerstein

Next month, Principal POPS Conductor Steven Reineke and the Houston Symphony welcome showstopping Broadway duo Santino and Jessica Fontana to close out the 2020–21 Bank of America POPS Season with a program of beloved songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein, May 28–30. In-person and livestream tickets for Find Your Dream: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein are now available at houstonsymphony.org/2021season. “Houston audiences are really in for a treat with this dynamic duo Jessica and Santino Fontana. I’m just so […]

UHV Wins District Gold ADDY For Athletics Campaign

The University of Houston-Victoria has won a Gold ADDY award for creative excellence in the four-state District 10 competition of the American Advertising Federation Awards. The award in the Card, Invitation or Announcement Campaign category was for marketing pieces to promote UHV Athletics’ 2020 Weekend for the Jaguars event. District 10 includes Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. The pieces were created by graphic designer Larzell Cowan and included a save-the-date mailer, and a formal invite […]

Mutant KRAS and p53 Cooperate To Drive Pancreatic Cancer Metastasis

Preclinical research identifies CREB1 as new therapeutic target downstream of frequently mutated genes Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered that mutant KRAS and p53, the most frequently mutated genes in pancreatic cancer, interact through the CREB1 protein to promote metastasis and tumor growth. Blocking CREB1 in preclinical models reversed these effects and reduced metastases, suggesting an important new therapeutic target for the deadly cancer. The findings were published today in Cancer Discoveryand presented […]

NRG Vaccine Site Video April 2021

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Andrew Torres, 4th Medial Group, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, and Airman Treshun Word, 366th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, walk the lanes at the NRG Community Vaccination Center (CVC) in Houston, March 18, 2021.

Shot by FEMA/Army Sgt All video and photos have written content giving names, titles the units the Air Force Service Members are with, etc.   Self-contained, sort of a nat sound pkg.  All shot from inside the car. Has music under DVIDS – Video – The Vaccination Process at Houston NRG CVC (dvidshub.net)  2:51 Shots & nat sound include: Arriving at the NRG gate; Driving to the first set of registration tents where the bar code […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston 33rd Annual Great Futures Dinner: Resilient Together

Oct. 21, 2021 Who: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston   What: 33rd Annual Great Futures Dinner: Resilient Together (in-person) When: Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Where: Hilton Americas-Houston, 1600 Lamar St., Houston, TX 77010 Event chairs: TBD Organizations being honored: Sysco and the Mary Louise Dobson Foundation Price: Individual tickets are $500; table sponsorships start at $5,000 Benefiting: All proceeds supporting Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston Event contact info: Sarah Burns, sburns@bgcgh.org, 713-400-2173 Party Notes: The Great Futures Dinner is the premier annual […]

Oakbend Medical Center Names Physician Of The Year

Dr. Gildardo Andres Ceballos

Because 2020 made gatherings difficult, the presentation of the 2020 Physician of the Year was made at the Physician Appreciation Breakfast, held at OakBend Medical Center on April 1, 2021. Dr. Gildardo Andres Ceballos was named OakBend Medical Center’s 2020 Physician of the Year. The hospital received several nominations for the Physician of the Year award, and Dr. Ceballos was praised for his support of the OakBend Medical Center and the OakBend Medical Group and […]