Cypress Woods Principal To Receive TSCA Administrator Award
Cypress Woods High School Principal Gary Kinninger received the Campus Level Administrator of the Year award at the Texas School Counselor Association (TSCA) Awards Luncheon on Nov. 3 in Dallas.
Kinninger was nominated for the distinction by the Cypress Woods counseling team and substitute counselor Sharon Bey.
The Awards Luncheon was held in conjunction with the Texas Counseling Association (TCA) 2016 Professional Growth Conference, Nov. 2-5.
“It is such an honor to be recognized by an outstanding organization representing counselors across Texas,” Kinninger said. “Counselors play a vital role in the daily climate and culture of a campus. I am very honored to work alongside the counseling team at Cy Woods, who are outstanding examples of counselors across CFISD.”
The Frio Hill Country Grill Coming To Cypress
The Frio Hill Country Grill, a new restaurant and event space located at 16410 Mueschke Rd., Cypress, will open for business in early January. The restaurant is a new concept from the owner of Lucky’s Pub, a successful sports bar with three Houston area locations – East Downtown, Heights and Cypress.
Named after the gorgeous Frio River area in West Texas, The Frio Hill Country Grill will feature home cooked flavors of the Texas Hill Country with an upscale comfort-food menu, extensive wine list and relaxed outdoor seating. Situated on 5+ acres, the restaurant features over 7,500 square feet of interior space with expansive patios surrounding the property and a private wine room with attached courtyard that will be available
for private events. The Frio Hill Country
Grill will also feature an outdoor stage to host live music.
The hand-crafted menu will be a celebration of southern inspired flavors. “The Frio Hill Country Grill will celebrate Texas,” said owner/operator, Anthony Wegmann. “We will serve up southern home-cooked favorites, and feature beers and wines from around the great state of Texas.”
The Frio Hill Country Grill will be open six days a week for lunch and dinner and offers a Happy Hour menu Tuesday through Friday from 4-7 p.m. Sundays will feature a Brunch menu from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Visit friogrill.com for more information. Follow The Frio Hill Country Grill on its social media platforms for updates on the construction and Grand Opening event details.
North Cypress Medical Center Recognized By American Heart/Stroke Association
North Cypress Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite status. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.
To receive the Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award, hospitals must achieve 85 percent or higher adherence to all achievement measures applicable and at least a 75 percent or higher adherence with five or more select quality measures in stroke.
To qualify for the Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite, hospitals must meet quality measures for at least four consecutive quarters of 75 percent or higher in door-to-needle times within 60 minutes in applicable stroke patients in addition to meeting current Get With The Guidelines Gold Status.
North Cypress Medical Center earned these awards by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients at a set level for a designated period. These quality measures are designed to help hospital teams provide the most up-to-date, evidence-based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery and reducing death and disability for stroke patients.
North Cypress Medical Center has also met specific scientific guidelines as a Primary Stroke Center featuring a comprehensive system for rapid diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients admitted to the emergency department.
According to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, stroke is the No. 5 cause of death and a leading cause of adult disability in the United States. On average, someone suffers a stroke every 40 seconds; someone dies of a stroke every four minutes; and 795,000 people suffer a new or recurrent stroke each year.