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Area scouts give back to the community  

Community service is a key element of the Scouts BSA program and allows members of the troop to keep their promise to “help other people.”  This commitment was on full display on March 7 when Troops 584 and 1584 conducted a service day at the YMCA Camp Cinco in Cinco Ranch.  The scouts spent the day creating a new access route to the activities pavilion from the main road.  The 25 youth involved in the […]

Cancelled as of 03-16-20 Bellaire United Methodist Church & Evelyn’s Park To Host A Celebration Of Our Animal Friends

If you love your pet, don’t miss this event! Houston, TX – March 1, 2020 – Bellaire United Methodist Church (Bellaire UMC) and Evelyn’s Park in the town of Bellaire, Texas are teaming up to host a celebration of our pet companions and all God’s creatures on Saturday, March 28.  The church’s tenth annual “Blessing of the Animals” will take place on the front lawn of the church from noon to 2:00 p.m, and “Evelyn’s […]

Periwinkle supporters raise record-breaking $145000 at the 25th Annual Periwinkle Cycle presented by White Oak Energy

On Saturday, February 29th Supporters of the Periwinkle Foundation Hosted the 25th Annual Periwinkle Cycle. The event was held at the Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa, 111 North Post Oak Lane, Houston, TX 77024 Co-Chairs Bradley Mitchell and Kelley Elliott welcomed more than 150 supporters at The Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa on February 29 for a morning spin-a-thon to raise awareness and funds for The Periwinkle Foundation during the 25th Annual Periwinkle Cycle presented […]

Katy ISD Teachers Spark Interest Across All Reading Levels

Education Foundation Grant is Helping Students Assimilate into Junior High McMeans Junior High ESL teachers saw the challenge their students faced when prompted to read a novel in English rather than their native language. There was a gap in resources when it came to finding reading materials each student could comprehend. That all changed when the Katy ISD Education Foundation awarded their team of teachers a $5,000 grant that purchased 496 high-interest, low-level novels. Katy […]

Katy Youth Provide Service to Commemorate Sacred Event

Over 100 Katy teenagers came together at a special campout to mark an event that took place long before they were born. Exactly 200 years ago this Spring, a 14-year old boy went into some woods near his home to pray. His prayer was answered in a miraculous way and the experience he had in that grove of trees led to the organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints some 10 years […]

Local Is Runner-Up In Texas Elks Free Throw Contest

Local student Camille Torrence won second place in the 2020 Texas Elks State Association (TESA) Hoop Shoot® Free Throw Contest held in Carrollton on Saturday, February 22nd. Torrence, a student at Cinco Ranch, placed 2nd in the 12-13 year old girls division by sinking 21 free throws out of 25 attempts, missing first place in a shoot out to break a tie. She competed against eight other District champions from around the state of Texas. […]

H-E-B Joins 18th Edition of Katy Sip N Stroll Set For April 25th At Villagio Town Center

Funds to benefit local charity, The Ballard House. After three straight sellouts, Katy Sip N Stroll returns for the 18th edition of the bi-annual event scheduled for April 25th.  In addition to all the popular ever-present features, guests can enjoy 50 feet of fabulous food and wine offerings in the H-E-B Showcase. Sip N Stroll is presented by Keller Williams Premier and H-E-B and is committed to wine and culinary excellence all coming together for […]

Houston Grand Opera presents Opera Camps for students in grades K-12

Opera Camps start June 8 with unique summer options for students What:   Houston Grand Opera’s HGOco announces four unique summer opera camps designed for specific age groups and experiences, in partnership with American Festival for the Arts (AFA) and special sessions by DACAMERA. All camps are held at Houston Grand Opera located in the Wortham Theater Center. Registration is now open. For grades K – 2, there are options of one-week or two-week sessions, while […]

Houston Parks Board and Houston BCycle Celebrate New Brays Bayou Greenway Bridge and 100th Bike Share Station

Brays Bayou Greenway Bridge and 100th BCycle Station Celebration

Bayou Greenways 2020 pedestrian/bike bridge and Houston BCycle bike share stations connect University of Houston and Third Ward to MacGregor and OST/South Union Communities  HOUSTON, TX – Febuary 25, 2020 – On Monday afternoon, officials from the City of Houston, Harris County, and University of Houston joined Houston Parks Board and Houston BCycle to celebrate a ribbon cutting for the Brays Bayou Greenway Bridge. In conjunction with the bridge ribbon cutting, Houston BCycle recognized its 100th […]

Katy ISD Teacher Named HAABSE 2020 Elementary Teacher of the Year  

KATY [February 25, 2020] –  The Katy Independent School District is thrilled to congratulate four teachers that were recently recognized by the Houston Area Alliance of Black School Educators (HAABSE) in the organization’s 2020 Teacher of the Year nominations.  One of the Katy ISD nominees, LaQuita McMillion, a fourth grade teacher at Bear Creek Elementary, was recognized out of over 300 nominated educators, as the 2020 HAABSE Elementary Teacher of the Year. “Hearing my name being called was an indescribable […]