Hispanic Heritage Month in Rosenberg

ROSENBERG, TEXAS (October 8, 2013):  Rosenberg Mayor Vincent M. Morales, Jr., recently proclaimed September 15 through October 15, 2013, "National Hispanic Heritage Month in the City of Rosenberg." Mayor Morales presented a proclamation to representatives from the Fort Bend Hispanic Heritage Forum (FBHHF), the Hispanic Business Division of the Central Fort Bend Chamber, and Hispanics Offering People Education (HOPE), at the September 17 City Council Meeting.


National Merit Names Nine Cooper Seniors As Commended Students by the John Cooper School

THE WOODLANDS – Nine students from the Class of 2014 at The John Cooper School have been named Commended Students in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. Commended Students are recognized for the exceptional academic promise demonstrated by their outstanding performance on the qualifying test. Commended Students from The John Cooper School, pictured in the front row, from left, are Madeline Flanagan, Elyse Norman, Karen Maldonado and Taryn Cheng; back row, from left, are Kendall Anderson, Mackenzie Morris, Amanda Ritter, Jeremy Mani and Christina Nielsen.


SUGAR LAND, TX - Sitterle Homes, one of four home builders selected for Imperial Sugar Land, has announced it will offer its Luxury Garden Home Collection in the master-planned community, a Hill Country-inspired design for active empty nesters and busy young professionals seeking a low-maintenance, yet high-style home.

            “Empty nesters have raised their kids in a home they may have purchased decades ago,” says Steve Von Hofe, Houston division president for Sitterle Homes. “They’re ready for something new.”

GHBA Names Woodforest Best-of-Best in 2 Categories

(Montgomery, Texas – Oct. 8, 2013) Woodforest, a project of The Johnson Development Corp., won two Houston’s Best PRISM awards in the annual Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) competition Saturday.

The development won for Direct Mail Piece of the Year and Print Ad of the Year, both promoting last year’s Circus in the Forest grand opening event for Woodforest’s new model home park. Woodforest was a finalist in two other categories, Internet Marketing Campaign of the Year and Radio Commercial of the Year — Developer.


Alvin Community College Using Online Ticket Buying Service for Theatrical Productions

The Alvin Community College Drama Department has implemented a new online ticket management system. Patrons can purchase tickets online and print them prior to the performance. With the new system, the box office staff will streamline their operation, making it faster and easier to purchase tickets to any of the upcoming shows.

New wave of development at Towne Lake

More than 350 new home sites will be available by January 2014

CYPRESS, TEXAS (October 8, 2013) – Excitement is in the air as major development milestones have been passed at Towne Lake, Caldwell Companies’ northwest Houston community connected by water. New activity is taking place in the residential and commercial areas of the community, plus ground has broken on Anthony Middle School, the newest school in award-winning Cy-Fair Independent School District.


San Jacinto College Pasadena Texas Hosts a Series of Events During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

PASADENA, Texas – San Jacinto College is hosting a series of events during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

At the Central Campus, Campus Rec and First Year Experience (FYE) are sponsoring a Kick Cancer campaign with a kickball game from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Monday, Oct. 7, in the courtyard outside of the Student Center.

Wings Over Houston Air Show

Ellington Airport

Saturday, October 26
Gates Open 8:00 a.m.
Static Warbird Display Area Open
Kids Area
Food & Beverage Tents
Legends & Heroes Tent opens approx. 9:00 a.m.
Feature Flying begins approximately 10:00 a.m.
Static Warbird Area Closes approx. 11:00 a.m.
No admittance to Airshow after 3:00 p.m.
Gates Close approx. 6:00 p.m.

League City Christmas Boat Lane Parade Scheduled Saturday, December 14, 2013

The League City 52nd Annual
Christmas Boat Lane Parade


Saturday, December 14, 2013

6:00 pm


Ring in the holidays with this Clear Lake tradition. More than 100,000 people traditionally enjoy this event from land and from hundreds of boats anchored throughout the Lake  The parade features more than 100 brightly decorated power and sailboats that will traverse the Clear Lake channel from the South Shore Harbour Marina and the Nassau Bay Lagoon to Galveston Bay.