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Volunteerism and Generosity Fuel The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™

| March 1, 2017
Volunteerism and Generosity Fuel The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™

Chairman Jack Lyons Has Given His Time And Effort Since 1981 By Mara Soloway The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ will welcome visitors from March 7-26 with its well-established array of attractions, entertainment and special events – everything from horse and livestock shows to children’s learning opportunities such as AGventure, from school art displays to […]

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Folksy, Funky and Fun

| March 1, 2017
Folksy, Funky and Fun

Bayou City Art Festival’s Featured Artist Amanda Bennett Defies Convention By Cheryl Alexander Amanda Bennett, this year’s Bayou City Art Festival Featured Artist, is a self-taught, mixed media artist who has fused together acrylic paint and photographs on plywood to create her own unique, folksy style that is as hip as it gets. The images […]

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Dance Teams Participate in Super Bowl 51

| March 1, 2017
Dance Teams Participate in Super Bowl 51

Cy-Fair Brigade, Cypress Lakes Sterling Stars And The Jersey Village Gold Dusters Performed With Lady Gaga Dance team members representing the Cy-Fair Brigade, Cypress Lakes Sterling Stars and the Jersey Village Gold Dusters participated in the Super Bowl 51 halftime performance at NRG Stadium on Feb. 5. Selected groups began rehearsing for the performance in […]

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A SUPER CITY HOSTS The Super Bowl

| February 1, 2017
A SUPER CITY HOSTS The Super Bowl

Houston Gets First-Class Rankings From Outside And From Those Who Know It Best By Mara Soloway Houston will host Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5 at NRG Stadium. This most watched of annual sporting events in the U.S. draws hundreds of millions of viewers, and brings unprecedented media attention and a substantial economic impact to […]

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Love in The Woodlands

| February 1, 2017
Love in The Woodlands

What Better Way To Spend Valentine’s Day Than Snuggling On An Art Bench? Text by Melanie Saxton | Photography by The Woodlands Arts Council Three local couples share a love for each other and the community they serve. Each of them support The Woodlands Arts Council (TWAC) and have underwritten picturesque and interactive public art […]

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Joel Osteen

| January 1, 2017
Joel Osteen

In His New Book, The World-Famous Minister Encourages The Faithful To Focus On The Positive By Judy Latta / Photography courtesy of Lakewood Church How you think is how you live.” That is the practical advice Lakewood Church Pastor Joel Osteen offers in his new book, Think Better, Live Better: A Victorious Life Begins in […]

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Meet the Moore Browns

| January 1, 2017
Meet the Moore Browns

Talented family creates  highly regarded glass-blown artworks By Cheryl Alexander Parents Michael Brown and Sally Moore and their son Patrick are artists working in the specialized medium of glass blowing with a strong commitment to keeping the craft alive. Through their studio and gallery in Tomball called Three Dimensional Visions – Glass Blowing Houston, they […]

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Sixth Annual Fashion with Passion Raises Almost $60,000

| January 1, 2017
Sixth Annual Fashion with Passion Raises Almost $60,000

CFISD seniors fundraise for the Jordan Merecka Caring Heart Fund and Travis Chaffin Memorial Scholarship Fund C elebrating Soul Cypress hosted its sixth annual Fashion with Passion Event at the Enchanted Cypress Ballroom on Nov. 3. Students from the Class of 2017 from Cy Fair High School, Cy Woods High School and Cypress Christian School […]

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Jeans & Jewels Gala Raises Over $600,000 for NAM

| December 1, 2016
Jeans & Jewels Gala Raises Over $600,000 for NAM

More Than 400 Guests Enjoyed “Fiesta On The Rio Grande” And Supported The Social Service Agency’s Mission Of Hope The much-anticipated 2016 Jeans & Jewels Gala raised more than $600,000 benefitting Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM). More than 400 guests celebrated the “Fiesta on the Río Grande, A Mission of Hope” at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott […]

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Local Teens Compete at Pebble Beach in Nature Valley First Tee Open

| December 1, 2016
Local Teens Compete at Pebble Beach in Nature Valley First Tee Open

Scott Shuster And Stephen Boyd Play With The Pros In Annual Event Local teens Scott Shuster and Stephen Boyd represented The First Tee of Greater Houston at the 13th annual Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, a PGA Tour Champions event. The professional player field included World Golf Hall of Fame member Bernhard […]

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CFISD Celebrates Veterans

| December 1, 2016
CFISD Celebrates Veterans

Schools Honor Service Members With Veterans Day Ceremonies Schools throughout CFISD honored retired and active service men and women during Veterans Day celebrations during the first two weeks of November. Veterans throughout the community were invited to attend the celebrations, which included meals, parades, musical performances, skits and speeches designed to honor those who defend […]

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Northwest Harris County Heart Walk Raises $175,000

| December 1, 2016
Northwest Harris County Heart Walk Raises $175,000

Houston Methodist Willowbrook earns top award as highest fundraising company Thanks to community support from local companies and school districts, the American Heart Association | American Stroke Association’s(AHA | ASA) Northwest Harris County Heart Walk had its biggest year yet. Over 3,500 walkers turned out for the annual, family-friendly 5K that took place on Saturday, […]

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Houston Prepares to Host
Super Bowl LI

| December 1, 2016
Houston Prepares to Host <br />Super Bowl LI

By Mara Soloway, Images courtesy Houston First Corporation The countdown clock is ticking toward Houston playing host to Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5, 2017. During the 10 days leading up to that Sunday, the city and its many attributes will be on the national and international stage, with events taking place at Reliant Stadium, […]

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Greater Houston Builders Association Advocates for its Professional Membership

| December 1, 2016
Greater Houston Builders Association Advocates for its Professional Membership

CEO Casey Morgan Brings Her Government Affairs Experience To Her Leadership Role By Mara Soloway Even when the national economy is slow, the Houston area economy generally stays robust. Housing is one indicator that reflects how good the economy is. According to the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) website (ghba.org), home sales in Houston set […]

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‘Tis the Season for Events and Holiday Shopping

| November 1, 2016
‘Tis the Season for Events and Holiday Shopping

HOUSTON BALLET NUTCRACKER MARKET – NOV. 10 – 13   NRG CENTER houstonballet.org The Houston Ballet’s largest fundraiser and holiday shopping extravaganza is a must for those with a passion to shop. The Nutcracker Market will feature 300 merchants offering unique items for everyone, including home décor, food, clothing, toys, toiletries, novelties, ornaments, pottery, pewter and accessories. […]

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Roula & Ryan in the Morning

| November 1, 2016
Roula & Ryan in the Morning

A match made in Houston has held strong on the radio for 13 years.   By Judy Latta Many Houstonians recognize them, often without ever seeing their faces; their familiar voices and comedic banter are part of their charm. For more than a decade, the energetic Roula Christie and laidback Ryan Chase, the two homegrown […]

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The Gambler’s Last Deal

| October 1, 2016
The Gambler’s Last Deal

Houstonian Kenny Rogers Celebrates An Illustrious Career With His Farewell World Tour By Judy Latta   Photos By Piper Ferguson After a legendary career spanning more than 50 years, citing a desire to spend more time with his wife and children, country and pop music icon Kenny Rogers launched his farewell tour, aptly called The Gambler’s […]

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Fall Festivals, Come Out And Celebrate The Passage Of Summer Into Fall!

| October 1, 2016
Fall Festivals, Come Out And Celebrate The Passage Of Summer Into Fall!

HOCUS POCUS POPS At Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion 2005 Lake Robbins Dr. Oct. 7,   7:30 P.M. (Doors Open At 6 P.M.) For Ticket And Other Info: 281-363-3300 Woodlandscenter.Org The Houston Symphony returns with a night of bone-chilling music and spooky sounds. Free mezzanine and lawn seating, courtesy of H-E-B. Why not wear your favorite Halloween […]

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CFISD Gives Back to Louisiana Flood Victims

| October 1, 2016
CFISD Gives Back to Louisiana Flood Victims

Two Donation Drives Gather Supplies For Those In Need The unprecedented flooding in August that devastated the Baton Rouge, Louisiana, area brought back painful memories to many in CyFair of the “Tax Day Floods” that made their mark in the Houston area this past April. Across CFISD, students, teachers and others worked to gather supplies […]

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Team Cypress Strong Seeks to Eliminate Cancer

| October 1, 2016
Team Cypress Strong Seeks to Eliminate  Cancer

Families Of Children With Blood Cancer Hope To Raise Crucial Funding At Light The Night Walk On Oct. 16 As she walked around Market Street in The Woodlands last October during the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) annual Light the Night Walk, Cathy Marquis began to notice a similar trend: she was one of many […]

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