Lakewood Yacht Club Seabrook Texas Reschedules Heald Bank Race July 2017

Lakewood Yacht Club Reschedules Heald Bank Race

Seabrook, TX:  Lakewood Yacht Club (LYC) and the Bay Access Foundation are excited to announce that the 2017 Heald Bank Race originally schedule to take place in late April will be raced July 29-30, 2017. 

"The original race was postponed due to inclement weather," says Heald Bank Regatta Chair Bob Hunkins. "We are happy to have found an open weekend in July to host the event."

South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center Sip, Savor and Sail Package

Relax and unwind when you take advantage of our Sip Savor and Sail Package for $169 on either June 22nd or July 20th. Enjoy a two and a half hour cruise on Clear Lake on the Houston Party Boat with beverages, lite bites, and an accommodation for two.*

Boarding begins at 7pm and boat sails at 7:30pm promptly! 

Can't make it for the Sip Savor and Sail dates? No worries, we got you covered! Simply book direct and take 23% OFF our Standard Daily Rate PLUS a welcome beverage from the Lighthouse Bistro for up to two people.**

How to Stimulate Even the Youngest Infant by Montessori Kids Universe

Many of us have heard the term infant stimulation but don’t know what it is or why it is important. 

Infant stimulation is using specific activities to arouse babies’ senses of sight, smell, touch, taste, and sound. This helps in improving their attention span, curiosity, and memory which enables them to reach developmental milestones faster. 

Recent research on children’s brain development has shown that infants’ environments have a dramatic effect on their growth. This impacts how well they think and learn as both children and adults.  

Brazosport ISD: Students in Top 20 at National Business Professionals of America (BPA) Conference

Brazosport High students Rosa Meza (left) and LeShe’ Neal (right) placed in the top 20 at National Business Professionals of America (BPA) Conference. Pictured left to right are Rosa Meza, Amanda Thiede (teacher and sponsor) and LeShe' Neal.

Alvin Community College Students Present Honors Research

Alvin Community College

As the heated political rhetoric in the country continues to intensify, it is important to learn how polarization occurs. Consolidation of the media, proliferation of false news and identity politics are a growing concern, according to Sam Jasek an Alvin Community College Honors student.

“This contributes to mistrust,” said Jasek, of League City.

Brazosport Independent School District: Officially Named an Innovation District

Brazosport Independent School District sent a notification to the Texas Commissioner of Education that the Brazosport Independent School District Board of Trustees approved the district’s Local Innovation Plan. The official date of the designation as an Innovation District was May 16, 2017.

Passed during the 84th Legislative session (House Bill 1842), the Innovation District designation permits local school districts to obtain exemptions from certain provisions of the Texas Education Code that allow for more flexibility and local control for ground-breaking programming.

Alvin Community College to Offer Classes This Fall at Shadow Creek High School, UHCL-Pearland in Pearland

Alvin Community College will offer courses starting this fall at two locations in Pearland. Classes will begin August 21 at Alvin ISD Shadow Creek High School on Broadway west of Texas 288, and the University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland campus on Pearland Parkway. Registration for the fall semester is now open.

2017 Bellaire New Home Showcase - This Weekend, May 20-21

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THE 2017 BELLAIRE NEW HOME SHOWCASE:  May 20–21 from 11am to 6pm

FBG is participating in the Bellaire New Home Showcase and if you weren't able to attend last weekend, you can join us on May 20 – 21. This year's showcase will be benefitting the Friends of the Bellaire Libarary. We're looking forward to seeing everyone there, so be sure to come visit us from 11am – 6pm at 5404 Maple!