National Charity League, Inc., Lady Bird Chapter Hosts Annual Tea

National Charity League, Lady Bird Chapter, held its annual Mother and Daughter Tea at the Pine Forest Country Club on April 7. The class of 2022 hosted this year’s tea, and worked diligently to make this a beautiful event for the chapter and welcome its newest members. The theme was Tea at Tiffany’s, and the decorations reflected Tiffany’s signature blue color and opulence. This philanthropic organization, comprised of mothers (Patronesses) and daughters (Ticktockers) served the […]

Save the Date: 2nd Annual Gala Benefiting A Place for Peanut, Inc.

Friday, August 17, 2018 HOUSTON (May 31, 2018) – A Place for Peanut, Inc. will host its 2nd Annual Gala on Friday, August 17, 2018 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Kirby Ice House located at 3333 Eastside St. Houston, 77098. A Place for Peanut is a non-profit horse sanctuary and equine therapy foundation. The organization is dedicated to rescuing horses, donkeys and miniature horses from being slaughtered; while bringing joy to children and veterans in hospitals […]

Local Chick-fil-A Restaurant Awards 100th Leadership Scholarship

Rusty Wylie shown here with scholarship recipients Luis Gomez, Avery Fontenot, and Stefany Gonzalez.

Chick-fil-A®, Inc. has selected Katy resident Avery Fontenot as a recipient of the chain’s $1,000 Leadership Scholarship, making her the 100th nominee of Chick-fil-A Operator, Rusty Wylie, to receive the award. Wylie commented, “Avery is a fantastic young leader. She exemplifies everything we love to see in young people—a servant’s heart, work ethic, and great attitude. I am so proud of Avery. She’s worked extremely hard since she started, and this scholarship is only the […]

Redeemed Trucking Inc. Awarded KKB Proud Business Award

Left to right are KKB Board Member, Jacalyn Warner, Owner Rodolfo Mancinas, KKB Board Member Jamie Wolman, Mancinas’ Daughter, KKB Executive Director, Amy Reed.

At a recent City Council meeting Keep Katy Beautiful was honored to present the Proud Business Award to Redeemed Trucking, Inc. located at 1107 Katyland Drive. Redeemed Trucking Inc. moved into The City of Katy on November 8th, 2008. They are a construction company that strives for excellence in everything they do. When you drive by their office you will find it surrounded by lush green grass, beautiful landscaping and a majestic oak tree. They […]

Tyson Foods to pay $1.6M to settle charges of systemic hiring discrimination with US Department of Labor

  Company will pay back wages, interest and benefits to more than 5,700 applicants Regional News DALLAS – The U.S. Department of Labor has settled allegations of systemic hiring discrimination by one of the world’s largest food processing companies at six of its locations in Texas, Arkansas and New Mexico after an investigation by the department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. While not admitting liability, Tyson Foods, Inc., has agreed to pay $1.6 million in back […]

Kirkland’s Home Décor Store Is Hiring For Two Houston-Area Stores

National home décor retailer Kirkland’s, Inc., is now hiring for its two newest Houston-area stores. The two stores, both set to open at the end of August, will be located at the Westchase Shopping Center (11043 Westheimer Road, Suite A, Houston, TX 77042-3203) and the Shoppes at Park West (24600 Katy Freeway, Suite 4000, Katy, TX 77494-1376). “We’re honored to be a part of the Houston and Katy communities,” said Michelle Graul, Executive Vice President […]

Texas E-book Purchasers to Receive Over $33 Million from Apple Price-Fixing Victory

AUSTIN—Texas consumers who have purchased electronic books (E-books) should begin receiving account credits or checks this week as a result of the successful prosecution of a price-fixing case against Apple, Inc. “This is the final chapter in this long-fought litigation with Texas leading the pursuit of justice for consumers across the country,” said Attorney General Ken Paxton.  “The investigation began over six years ago, and our Antitrust Section continues to maintain its commitment throughout this […]

Houston Seniors Celebrate National Best Friends Day by Commemorating Long Friendships and Establishing New Ones

WHAT:           The true value of friendship is immeasurable, and as we age, authentic relationships become more meaningful than ever before. To celebrate the significance of these special relationships, new and old, Parkway Place senior living community will pay tribute to and hopes to spark some new relationships during a special National Best Friends Day reception for residents at the community. A group of nine Parkway Place residents have known each other for decades and met […]

Consolidated Communications Launches Business Cloud Services in Six Metro Markets

   Businesses can access state-of-the-art IT infrastructure without a large upfront investment Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL), a leading business and broadband communications provider, announced today that it has expanded its business cloud services to the market areas of Sacramento, Calif., Dallas, Texas, Houston, Texas, Kansas City, Mo., Mattoon, Ill., and Pittsburgh, Pa. Consolidated’s Cloud Services include Unified Communications, Cloud Compute, Data Protection and Cloud Wifi. “We are very excited to bring enterprise-class, cloud […]


MS Among Friends, inc, is a 501c3 non profit organization focused on making a difference in the everyday lives of Multiple Sclerosis Individuals and their families.  We are hosting our  1st WORKOUT FOR MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS FUNDRAISER to help us make that  difference.  P31 Fitness, a Christian based exercise program for women will lead the workout program and A Time to Dance Studio will host this event. 100% of Donations and vendor tables proceeds goes to help MS Among Friends meet the needs […]