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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 […]

Cullinan Park Conservancy Announces Photo Contest

2019 1st Place in the Landscape Category, “Alive” by Heather Lafon of Sugar Land

Choose your best shots taken at Cullinan Park and submit them to the 2020 Photo Contest sponsored by the Cullinan Park Conservancy (CPC). Photographs must be taken at Joseph S. and Lucie H. Cullinan Park, just north of Sugar Land Regional Airport on Highway 6 in Sugar Land. The deadline to enter is Aug. 31, 2020. “So many people have been out enjoying the beauty of Cullinan Park this year, particularly since the Coronavirus measures […]

COVID-19 CHANGES ICU

  Richmond, Tx…Things have changed in the ICU department. But many of the changes have affected the ICU nurses. Anthony Lundquist, the Charge Nurse in the Jackson Street Intensive Care Unit (ICU), has been a part of these changes. From being screened when arriving at the hospital to changing into the PPE equipment every time they go in and out of COVID or suspected COVID patient’s room. Just getting ready can be exhausting and takes […]

Texas State-Fish Art Contest Announces 2020 Winners

ATHENS – The Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center is pleased to announce the Texas division of Wildlife Forever’s State-Fish Art Contest winners for 2020. The State-Fish Art Contest is part of an international conservation education program designed to foster youth interest in fish, fisheries, and fishing. The program encourages K-12 students to submit original artwork of any officially designated state fish and an essay or poem about the participant’s fish entry, its habitat or efforts to […]