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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! 

Local Student Named Junior Sporting Clays Champion

James Vaquero, eighth grade student at St. Michael Catholic School, was crowned Junior Champion at the Young Guns Sporting Clays Shoot competition sponsored by the 2017 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The competition took place the first weekend in March 2017, coinciding with the BBQ championship and opening night of the rodeo.

The field was made up of nearly 600 young men and women under 18 years of age and from all over Texas. With James in the mix, the top 10 shooters advanced to championship round on Sunday March 5.

Incarnate Word Academy Opens New Academic Building

Incarnate Word Academy (IWA) opened the doors to its new Academic Building and Young Leaders Conference Center on February 10, 2017.  The new 18,500 square foot building, which is adjacent to IWA’s existing academic building at 609 Crawford Street, will serve the students of IWA with classrooms, a Young Leaders Program conference center, collaborative learning centers, a performing arts studio, fine arts studio, and a rooftop patio to bring the outdoors to our urban campus.

St. Michael Catholic School Choir Sings At Mass With Daniel Cardinal DiNardo

On Wednesday, January 25, the choir of St. Michael Catholic School (SMCS) sang at a liturgy at the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart with Daniel Cardinal DiNardo presiding.  The choir received an invitation from the Office of Worship and the Catholic Schools Office of the Archdiocese to sing at the Essay Contest Mass – an annual event sponsored by the University of St. Thomas Office in collaboration with the Catholic Schools Office. The essay contest is open to Catholic School students in grades third through 12.

David Weekley Homes Chairman Inducted to Texas Housing Hall of Honor

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David Weekley, the founder and chairman of David Weekley Homes, was recognized on Friday, November 18 by the Texas Association of Builders as the 2016 Honoree for the Texas Housing Hall of Honor.

The Texas Housing Hall of Honor celebrates men and women who have made significant and lasting contributions to the housing industry in Texas. Additionally, the honor recognizes individuals who promote a positive image of the Texas housing industry to the public through increased awareness and education.

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