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Construction to Begin on Hartman Park as Part of 50/50 Park Partners

Construction to Begin on Hartman Park as Part of 50/50 Park Partners 50/50 Park Partners is pleased to announce the start of construction on Hartman Park, the first neighborhood park to receive improvements and long-term support as part of the 50/50 Park Partners initiative. The 50/50 Park Partners initiative was created by Mayor Sylvester Turner. He tasked the Greater Houston Partnership, Houston Parks Board, and Houston Parks and Recreation Department, to bring together a city-wide […]

Athletes and Friends Toast October Debut of First-of-its-Kind Magazine for Champions

Dr. Heather Brown and Bo Porter

Bo Porter Enterprise launches CORE Magazine HOUSTON, TEXAS, October 9, 2020 – Bo Porter Enterprise celebrated the October launch of CORE Magazine, its most recent business venture, on Wednesday, September 30 at the Junior League of Houston. Athletes, business associates, friends and family joined Marquis “Bo” Porter, founding president and chief executive officer, to celebrate and toast the premier issue of his first-of-its-kind magazine for champions, an extension of Porter’s widely respected brand. In attendance […]

Texas Comptroller’s Office Hosting Virtual Meeting to Provide Updates on Endangered Species Research, Listing Decisions

On Oct. 15, the Comptroller’s office will host a virtual meeting to provide updates on endangered species research and policy in East Texas. The meeting also will inform industry leaders, government agencies, local stakeholders and scientists about U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) status assessments and plans for more than a dozen species under review, including the western chicken turtle. Unprecedented cooperation between these groups in the last six months, facilitated through the Comptroller’s East Texas […]

The goats are coming; the goats are coming!

Houston Arboretum welcomes goats in October to do “mowing” around two ponds for natural conservation management HOUSTON, September 15, 2020 – In an innovative twist for urban conservation management, the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center will welcome more than 120 goats in October to assist with “mowing” slopes with overgrown vegetation around the two Woodway ponds. Goats, which graze on many varieties of grasses and plants, are an effective “eco-friendly solution” to vegetation management that negates […]

Fort Bend County Free PPE Kits Distributed at Four Corners

Fort Bend County Commissioner Ken R. DeMerchant, together with the Fort Bend Office of Emergency Management, and the County Judges office distributed free PPE kits at Four Corners Sugar Land on Friday. Over 25K residents from Precinct 4 and surrounding precincts were served, averaging four kits per car. The kits include surgical masks, wipes, hand soap, hand sanitizer, and instructions on how to protect against COVID 19. “While the threat level of COVID has been […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston announces comprehensive back-to-school programming for 2020-21 school year

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH) announces comprehensive back-to-school programming to serve Club members and their families in five counties in the Greater Houston Area. As area school districts reopen with in-person instruction, virtual learning or a hybrid of the two, BGCGH will offer options that support academic needs and help close the gap of “pandemic learning loss,” in which students have fallen behind by several months since March. “In the wake of […]

Fort Bend Christian Academy Spirit Program Members Named All American

Sugar Land, TX – Four Fort Bend Christian Academy Spirit Program members were named All Americans during their respective training and competition camps. FBCA Cheer Captain Kiley Blanchard and Lexi Rivers were honored with the title of Universal Cheer Association (UCA) All American. FBCA Emerald Brigade Erin Kram and Lauren Ramirez received the distinction of Universal Dance Association (UDA) All American. FBCA Cheer completed a UCA Cheer Camp for the first time, where they learned […]

Katy American Legion Remains Active During Covid Lockdown

Post Color Guard

Veterans Continue to Serve the Community and Announce New Post Location Katy, Texas (July 24, 2020) – The American Legion was founded in 1919 in Indianapolis, Indiana and has gone on to create an illustrious history established on four pillars – Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation, National Security, Americanism, and Children & Youth. The post recently installed its new slate of officers and has opened its new post location at the West I-10 Volunteer Firefighter station […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston addresses hunger needs in the community with three programs

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston continues to meet hunger needs of children and adults in the Greater Houston Area with three programs, including two as part of an initiative called Project Gives. During this time of ongoing upheaval from the COVID-19 pandemic, the nonprofit is doing its part by providing emergency relief with food resource cards and through the Hunger Not Impossible (HNI) program, while continuing weekly drive-thru food pantries. The Project Gives […]