Katy News

Kenneth Janis Named New Chief Operating Officer Of Kelsey-Seybold Management Services, LLC

HOUSTON (Feb. 20, 2020) – Kenneth Janis, M.H.A., M.B.A., a healthcare finance executive with 25 years of experience in the field, was recently appointed by the Kelsey-Seybold Management Services (KSMS) board of managers to serve as Chief Operating Officer (COO). In this role, Janis is responsible for leading the team of vice presidents who are tasked with delivering all administrative services to Kelsey-Seybold Medical Group at a time of accelerated growth for the organization. Over […]

How Coronavirus Affects Indiana Basketball Star’s Career

The world is currently watching in horror and anticipation as the vicious Coronavirus keeps spreading from country to country, affecting thousands in its wake. There is no telling how this global crisis will pan out in the months to come, but every country around the globe is on high alert right now, and people are worried. The sudden spread of the virus was unexpected, and that led to the rapid spread to different countries. Yet, […]

A Deep Dive Into Pet and Human Relationship

Pets are great for so many things; they add so much joy to our lives.  But looking past just that happy feeling they give us, pets do a lot more for you, your life and those around you. Health benefits There are many health benefits that come into play when owning a pet.  Not including the exercise that you’ll be getting with constant walks with owning a dog, but the emotional and mental support will […]

March Youth Activities At Cinco Ranch Branch Library  

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Boulevard in Katy, presents a variety of free children’s programs — Mother Goose Time, Toddler Time, Preschool Story Time, Pajama Night Story Time, Kinder Korner, and After-School Breaks — every month. Because the Cinco Ranch Branch Library is used as a voting location, the library will have an abbreviated schedule of youth activities in March. Mother Goose Time — Tuesdays at 10:15 am — provides caregiver/infant […]

Learn About Business Accounting & Tax Prep At Cinco Ranch Branch Library Program               

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library will present a special program, “Business Accounting & Tax Preparation,” on Saturday, March 21, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy. SCORE mentor Cristy Fontanilla will explain the key numbers/indicators on a financial statement and show how they can be used to guide one’s day-to-day business decisions. Get tips on how to manage financial information to stay […]

Harmony Public Schools Holds Annual Enrollment Lottery

(HOUSTON) – Houston’s most well-established and most recognized charter school system is selecting its next class for enrollment during Harmony Public Schools’ Annual Enrollment Lottery. If the number of applications received is higher than the number of available spots in a specific grade or school, Harmony will use a “blind” lottery system to ensure fairness for all applicants who applied. The lottery is conducted using a randomized lottery selection software under the supervision of the […]

Celebrate The Rodeo With Frost  

WHAT:          Frost invites the community to welcome the return of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo by coming to Houston-area Frost financial centers for an old-fashion Chuck Wagon Breakfast or Lunch. A fiddler will perform live music. This is an annual tradition at Frost, where dedication to the community has been part of the culture since the company began in 1868. WHEN:          Chuck Wagon Breakfast                         Sausage, bacon, eggs, biscuits & gravy, peach cobbler, coffee […]

Houston Arboretum’s Tapas on the Trails was most successful to date, raising $48,000 for Arboretum programs

WHAT: Houston Arboretum & Nature Center’s Tapas on the Trails WHERE: Houston Arboretum & Nature Center 4501 Woodway Dr. Houston, 77024 WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 15 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. DETAILS: Houston Arboretum’s annual “Tapas on the Trails” on Feb. 15 welcomed more than 500 people for a romantic, post-Valentine’s evening getaway where they enjoyed a softly-lit walk through the Arboretum’s 155-acre nature sanctuary. This unique and highly popular event, which was sold out, allowed […]

8th Annual Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Marathon Foundation Family Fun Run at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus  

Non-competitive run/walk to highlight importance of adopting active, healthy lifestyles WHAT:                People of all abilities are invited to participate in the 8th annual Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Marathon Foundation Family Fun Run at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus. The event features non-competitive 1K and 3K courses. Strollers, walkers and wheelchairs are welcome. Enjoy food, refreshments, activities, games and visits by special guests and mascots after the run/walk at the Family Fun Zone, presented by […]

Katy ISD Elementary Teacher Surprised with H-E-B Excellence in Education Award  

KATY [February 18, 2020] –  An afternoon of story time turned into an entourage of Katy ISD staff members, H-E-B representatives and camera crews giving one Mayde Creek Elementary teacher the surprise of a lifetime.  First grade teacher, Kathryn Mills, was brought to tears when she learned that she was a finalist for the 2020 H-E-B Excellence in Education Award and invited to San Antonio on May 2 to represent Katy Independent School District for the statewide […]