Announcing the 2015 – 2016 Mayor’s Art Scholarship Competition

Announcing the 2015 - 2016 Mayor's Art Scholarship Competition Since 2006, The City of Houston's Office of Education Initiatives and the Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs successfully partnered with various organizations to sponsor citywide student art competitions. These competitions successfully raised awareness about Houston's cultural vitality. The Mayor's Office of Education Initiatives, the Mayor's Office [...]

2015-12-14T14:50:59-06:00December 14th, 2015|Community, Resources|

RAD – Rape Aggression Defense Training for Women

The Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) System is a program of realistic, self-defense tactics, concepts and techniques. It is a comprehensive course for women that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction & avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training. August 17 | 20 | 24 | 25 | 27 6pm - 9pm [...]

2015-06-12T12:33:34-05:00June 12th, 2015|Community, Events|

Collaboration Helps Grow Local Workforce for High-Demand Jobs

How can TWC's High-Demand Job Training Grants benefit your community? Here's how Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas and Port Arthur Economic Development Corp (EDC) teamed up to address a local skills shortage: • Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas and Port Arthur EDC partnered with Team Fabricators using a $75,000 High-Demand Job Training grant for a total investment [...]

2015-05-22T20:16:09-05:00May 22nd, 2015|Community, Resources|

Spay-Neuter Assistance Program, Feb. 24

To help celebrate the 20th anniversary of World Spay Day, the SNAP Mobile Clinic will offer neuter assistance for male cats only on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. • Appointment for surgery required • Approximately 80 cats will be neutered. • No food after 10:00 p.m. the night before surgery • Cats must arrive at clinic [...]

2015-01-28T18:54:31-06:00January 28th, 2015|Community, Events, Pet Events|

5 Things Parent Should Know Before Sending Kids to School

HOUSTON (August 18, 2014) – It’s that time of year again: parents are winding down summer plans and tightening the reins on bedtime schedules. And while adding anything else to the back-to-school to-do list may seem daunting, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital has five tips that will make going back to school this year easier than [...]

2014-08-23T01:19:56-05:00August 20th, 2014|Community, Resources|

Free Foreclosure Prevention Workshop, Aug. 30

Please join the Avenue Community Development Corporation, Neighborhood Centers Inc., and East Aldine District as we invite you to our foreclosure workshop to learn about the resources available to homeowners! Saturday, August 30, 2014 8:30am - Noon at East Aldine District Office 5333 Aldine Mail Rte Spanish « 9am - 10am - Se habla español [...]

2014-09-10T18:25:36-05:00August 13th, 2014|Community, Events, Featured, No RSS, Resources|
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