HCC Northwest breaks ground on new Alief Career Center

HOUSTON (October 11, 2013) -Houston Community College broke groundTuesday on Northwest College's new Alief Career Center, 13803 Bissonnet. The 17,220-square-foot workforce building will be a state-of-the-art learning facility where students can train to qualify for certification in areas of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, electrical and plumbing.

University of Houston Clear Lake Briefs 10/10/2013

AlumNight offers UHCL admissions info

      College-bound students and families can find out how to join the University of Houston-Clear Lake’s freshman class during the next AlumNight Tuesday Oct. 22, 5 – 7 p.m., in the university’s Garden Room, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, 77058.

      UH-Clear Lake’s admissions representatives and alumni will provide detailed information about admissions requirements, deadlines and resources available to incoming students. All are invited to this free event.

ExxonMobil Provides Support to University of Houston Clear Lake Education Projects

HOUSTON, October 10, 2013 — Merging the environment with education continues to be the focus of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Environmental Institute of Houston and partners liked ExxonMobil Baytown sharpen the focus. Most recently, ExxonMobil provided a $7,900 grant to the UH-Clear Lake institute to expand their reach to the Goose Creek Consolidated Independent School District.

FBYFL Senior Bowl-Make a Wish Weekend by Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital

SUGAR LAND (October 10, 2013) - Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and the Fort bend Youth Football League (FBYFBL)  are teaming up to give back to the kids in the community.  The two organizations are inviting kids to celebrate a successful season with the Senior Bowl Games (2) scheduled for Saturday, December 7th as a part of their Make a Wish Weekend.

FBYFL Senior Bowl-Make a Wish Weekend by Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital

SUGAR LAND (October 10, 2013) - Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and the Fort bend Youth Football League (FBYFBL)  are teaming up to give back to the kids in the community.  The two organizations are inviting kids to celebrate a successful season with the Senior Bowl Games (2) scheduled for Saturday, December 7th as a part of their Make a Wish Weekend.

Galveston Bay Foundation Hosts Seventh Annual Bike Around the Bay

Webster, TX – October 10, 2013 – With over 1,000 registered riders, the Galveston Bay Foundation (“GBF”) is geared up for Bike Around the Bay this weekend! Bike Around the Bay is a fully supported two-day, 180-mile bicycle ride around Galveston Bay showcasing the natural beauty of Galveston Bay and benefiting GBF. The proceeds benefit projects that preserve wetlands, protect natural habitat, and enhance the water quality of the bay for present users and for posterity.GBF again welcomes Shell as Bike Around the Bay’s title sponsor.

Tracks-to-Trails Idea Earns Houston Christian Student a Catalyst Award from Houston Tomorrow

Houston Christian High School, October 6, 2013

A Houston Christian High School student's leadership trip to Turkey inspired his award-winning proposal to convert unused Houston-area train tracks into pedestrian and bike trails.

Michael McCreight, a junior, was the only high school student to receive an inaugural Catalyst Award from Houston Tomorrow, which held its recognition ceremony Sept. 26 at the BioScience Research Collaborative. He was selected from students in 13 counties in the Houston region.

Brazosport Chamber of Commerce ~ October Events Bird Banding, Haunted Happenings, Swing Dance and a Monster Dash

bird watching,banning,theatre,dancing,events Brazoria County

Running through Oct. 12      
"Kiss And Tell" Production by Brazosport College Drama & Music in partnership with the City of Lake Jackson, Brazosport College, Seidule Drama Theatre (Room G-116), Oct. 3-11 8:00 p.m., Oct. 12 7:00 p.m.
 
Oct. 10          
Spence's Medical Center Pharmacy Ribbon Cutting with the Brazosport Area Chamber of Commerce, 10:00 a.m., 215 Oak Dr. S., ste. M, Lake Jackson, for more information please call the Chamber office at (979) 285-2501.
 
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