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January 12th Is National Pharmacist Day  

Richmond, TX… On January 12th the nation recognizes the importance of pharmacists and it honors how much they impact the health and well-being of the nation. According to the WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, ancient man learned from instinct, from observation of birds and beasts. Cool water, a leaf, dirt, or mud was his first soothing application. By trial, he learned which served him best. Eventually, he applied his knowledge for the benefit […]

Texas Master Naturalists Offer New Spring Training Class for Fort Bend and Waller Counties

Fall 2019 TMN Training Class studying Texas Water Resources and Aquatic Systems Ecology at Baumgartner Pond

The Coastal Prairie Chapter of the Texas Master Naturalist (TMN) program will offer a new Spring Class beginning February 18. The chapter offers residents of Fort Bend and Waller counties the opportunity to join a corps of volunteers dedicated to the beneficial management of the natural resources and wildlife of our region. The TMN Program is sponsored by the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. “We know there are a […]

Trees For Houston Wraps Up Fall Planting Season

From June-December the nonprofit organization partnered with more than 30 organizations to plant 9,331 trees around the Greater Houston Area Houston, TX (December 23, 2019) – Nonprofit organization, Trees For Houston wrapped up their fall planting season with a total of 85 plantings. From June to December 2019, the organization planted a total of 9,331 native trees including Live Oaks, Cedar Elms, Mexican Sycamores, Loblolly Pines and more throughout the Greater Houston area. These plantings […]

Tapas on the Trails at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Celebrate Valentine’s Weekend with Delicious Food and Wine Pairings at Tapas on the Trails at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center Tickets are $10 off through Dec. 31 WHAT:                  Houston Arboretum & Nature Center’s always popular Tapas on the Trails is back for Valentine’s Day weekend 2020. Bring your special someone for a romantic evening getaway without leaving the city. Enjoy a softly-lit walk through the Arboretum’s nature sanctuary, pausing along the way to indulge in four delicious […]

 Fort Bend Christian Academy Sweeps Top Awards at District TAPPS One-Act Play Competition Again

The Cast and Crew of FBCA's The Diviners, TAPPS 2019 One-Act District Champion.

2018 marked first time in FBCA history the troupe won Best Play, Best Actor and Best Actress SUGAR LAND, Texas (Dec. 19, 2019) – After making Ft. Bend Christian Academy (FBCA) history in 2018 with District wins for Best Play, Best Actor and Best Actress at the TAPPS One-Act Play competition, FBCA repeated the same wins at the 2019 competition. The Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools commits to building leadership, fellowship, fair play and […]

 Follow Inspiration Stage “Into the Woods” Jan. 3 – 5

SUGAR LAND, Texas (Dec. 16, 2019) – Inspiration Stage is excited to present Into the Woods JR at the historic Sugar Land Auditorium, 226 Lakeview Dr., with four shows Jan. 3 – 5. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone’s favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant, piece… and a rare modern classic. The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching. The story follows a Baker and his wife, who wish […]

Demographers Project Continued Growth for Katy ISD

District ranks second fastest growing school district in Texas and first in student enrollment growth among Houston area school districts KATY [December 16, 2019] –  During its December Board meeting, Population and Survey Analysts (PASA) presented its annual demographic update on Katy ISD enrollment growth.  According to the organization, the District is expected to see nearly 100,000 students by 2029, making it the second fastest growth school district in Texas. While the District is currently 79% […]

 Katy Area Retired Educators (KARE) are “Solving the Puzzle of an A+ Retirement through monthly meetings, events and projects by reaching out to the Katy community.  

On December 11, KARE’s monthly luncheon meeting featured a performance of holiday songs by Morton Ranch High School’s JaZZ’d Show Choir. Tracey Patterson, KARE’s Co-Chair 2nd Vice President shared “ The auditioned group is made up of select singers from the choral department, mostly juniors and seniors. They enjoy performing for the community and have a busy holiday performance schedule”.  KARE’s Community Service Chair, Jamie Wolman shared “When I retired from Katy ISD, I wanted to […]

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston receives $10,000 from Fluor Corporation to support programming at the Richmond-Rosenberg Club

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston's Richmond Rosenberg Club in Fort Bend County received a check for $10,000 from Sugar Land-based Fluor Corporation. Presenting the check and then reading to some of the younger Club members, was Barbara Jones, Fluor's Senior Manager, Community & Public Affairs. Photo courtesy Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston.

HOUSTON, December 13, 2019 – Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston (BGCGH) has received a check for $10,000 from Sugar Land-based Fluor Corporation to help fund programming for the Richmond-Rosenberg Club in Fort Bend County, one of three Clubs in the area that the company supports. The others are the Stafford Boys & Girls Club and the Fort Bend Club. Presenting the check to Club director Brandon Mouton on behalf of Fluor was Barbara […]

Church members give 4,000 hours of service in one month

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Katy recently held a ‘month of service’ and focussed their efforts on reaching out to a number of local charitable organizations in need of help. Many in the Katy area will be familiar with the yellow “Mormon Helping Hands” shirts that were often worn when Church members were mucking out homes and helping people get back on their feet after Hurricane Harvey. Reaching out […]