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OakBend To Hold Job Fair

Richmond, TX…OakBend Medical Center will be hosting a job fair on August 29 from 10am – 2pm at its Williams Way Campus, located at 22003 Southwest Freeway. OakBend will be hiring for positions in the Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Department Labor and Delivery, Skilled Nursing Facility, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, OR and for Medical/Surgery. OakBend is looking for RNs (sign on bonus for full-time RNs), LVNs, CNAs, PCTs (Patient Care Technician). Full-time and PRN opportunities […]

Guacamole Lovers, Rejoice! The Avocado Genome Has Been Sequenced

A new study illuminates the avocado’s family history and lays the foundation for the species’ improvement. We now know the DNA of guacamole. Scientists including Texas Tech University’s own Luis Herrera-Estrella have sequenced the avocado genome, shedding light on the ancient origins of this buttery fruit and laying the groundwork for future improvements to farming. With regard to modern affairs, the study reveals for the first time that the popular Hass avocado inherited about 61 percent of its […]

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Advertising your business is vital in order to make sure that it is a success. The good news about advertising is that it comes in a variety of shapes and sizes, which means that you are absolutely going to find one that is right for you and for the type of audience that you are trying to reach. In the most part, advertising and marketing is now digital, as this can have a greater reach […]

Typhoon Texas Hosts Free Swim Lessons, Part of Worldwide Event

KATY, TX (June 5, 2019) – Typhoon Texas will host free swim lessons on Thursday, June 20 starting at 8:30 a.m. when children of all ages can learn life-saving skills to prevent drowning, the second leading cause of unintended, injury-related death for U.S. children ages 1-14. Space is limited to the first 300 participants.  Sign up for the free swim lessons is required at https://www.typhoontexas.com/houston/park-events. The local instruction at the west Houston waterpark is part of […]

Texas Children’s Fetal Center celebrates milestone 100th in-utero neural tube defect repair surgery

HOUSTON – (March. 27, 2019) – Surgeons at Texas Children’s Fetal Center® have performed more than 100 in-utero neural tube defect repair surgeries for babies with myelomeningocele, a developmental defect in which the spine is improperly formed and the spinal cord is open to, and fused with, the skin. The condition, also known as spina bifida or an open neural tube defect (NTD), occurs in 3.4 out of every 10,000 live births in the U.S. […]

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Virtual Tour is Coming to the Houston Area March 29 – April 2

Franchise fans will have the special opportunity to step into The Hidden World in virtual reality as part of exclusive tour in select Walmart parking lots, making a stop in Katy Houston has been chosen as one of the exclusive destinations for the How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden WorldVirtual Tour, giving area kids and adults the opportunity to step into the world of the beloved film franchise from their local Walmart parking lot. As the film […]

GROW YOUR OWN | Creating an Edible Garden in the Home Landscape

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Fort Bend County, along with the Fort Bend County Master Gardeners, present Grow Your Own, a six-class program on creating a productive edible garden in the home landscape.  Participants will learn how to start a garden, the keys to success, what to plant and when, and how to reap the benefits of year-round food production in Fort Bend County. All classes will combine indoor and outdoor lessons, and be held from […]

8-year-old Leukemia Patient Returns to School with a special gift

As the kids returned to school this year, excited to see their old friends, one 8-year-old boy’s appearance at a Katy, TX, elementary school was especially poignant.  He left first grade in February of 2017 to begin a life-saving cancer treatment for leukemia. Ethan Helms was six years old when he was rushed to the emergency room. Lymph nodes on his neck had begun to swell, and an x-ray found a malignant tumor in Ethan’s […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods Plans to Hire 158 Seasonal Teammates in Houston as Part of “National Signing Day” on October 24  

PITTSBURGH (October 17, 2018) – DICK’S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, has announced that it will host its own “National Signing Day” on October 24 to support the Company’s hiring efforts for seasonal teammate positions nationwide. DICK’S is looking for exceptional applicants, passionate about sports, to join the nation’s largest sports team at the following locations in the Houston area: Houston, TX (Galleria, Summerwood, Willowbrook) Friendswood, TX (Baybrook) Humble, […]