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Around Katy Texas, News and Info Jan 2013

| January 1, 2013
Around Katy Texas, News and Info Jan 2013

KATY ELKS HOST ANNUAL BEST BUDDIES CHRISTMAS DANCE. Katy Elks hosted its Annual Best Buddies Christmas Dance that consisted of food, fun and  dancing for the 100 participants. The evening also included a visit from Santa. Katy Elks member Don Accord subbed for the North Pole Santa, with each student having an opportunity to have […]

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Around Katy Texas, News and Info Dec 2012

| December 1, 2012
Around Katy Texas, News and Info Dec 2012

PIECEMAKERS QUILTING GROUP PROVIDES QUILTS FOR THE KRAUSE CENTER. Members of the Piecemakers quilting group from Living Word Lutheran Church took a break from making quilts for Lutheran World Relief to make quilts for the children at The Krause Center in Katy. This year, they presented Tawana Goodwin from Krause with 20 quilts. Each child […]

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Around Katy Texas, News and Info Sep 2012

| September 1, 2012
Around Katy Texas, News and Info Sep 2012

A BANNER YEAR FOR PIN OAK HORSE SHOW AND ITS CHARITIES.  With over 67 years of history under its belt, the Pin Oak Charity Horse Show (POCHS) closed the gate on another year, thanking its sponsors and exhibitors for the largest and most successful Pin Oak show ever. In particular, the 2012 POCHS did much outreach […]

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Around Katy Texas, News and Info August 2012

| August 1, 2012
Around Katy Texas, News and Info August 2012

KCWC HOSTS PRAYER COFFEE. The Katy Christian Women’s Connection hosted a  prayer coffee at La Madeleine’s in Katy. The ladies enjoyed fellowship, sharing and prayers with other women who were in attendance. Joanne Dyer shared her inspiring testimony of how the Lord has worked through her life, with abundant blessings for her family. _________________________________________________________________________________ SURVIVORSHIP […]

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Around Katy Texas, News and Info July 2012

| July 1, 2012
Around Katy Texas, News and Info July 2012

PIECEMAKERS DONATE QUILTS TO CHRIST CLINIC. Members of Piecemakers, a Living Word Lutheran Church mission ministry which is open to the community, delivered a gift of 24 quilts to the Christ Clinic for use by their clients. The quilting group meets four times a month in The Gathering Place at Living Word. Volunteers are needed […]

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Around Katy Texas, News and Info Jun 2012

| June 1, 2012
Around Katy Texas, News and Info Jun 2012

FORT BEND SENIORS MEALS ON WHEELS EXPANDS SERVICES IN KATY. Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels is expanding its services in the Katy area. In 2011, Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels formed a partnership with Katy and T.W. Davis YMCAs in an effort to serve nutritious meals to senior adults in the Y’s Active […]

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Around Katy Texas, News and Info, May 2012

| May 1, 2012
Around Katy Texas, News and Info, May 2012

KATY TOASTMASTERS ANNOUNCE CONTEST WINNERS. Katy Toastmasters held its Spring Club Contest at The Carriage Inn. Receiving awards in International Speech – Deborah Cerkovnik, first place; Jody White, second place; Omar De La Cruz, third place; and For Tall Tales Contest – Xiuli Wang, first place; and Heleane Stabenau, second place. ————————- KATY MAYOR PRESENTS […]

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Around Katy Texas, News and Info, February 2012

| February 1, 2012
Around Katy Texas, News and Info, February 2012

KATY OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS EVENT BENEFITS CHRIST CLINIC. A Katy Old Fashioned Christmas was a success with more than 80 vendors, Santa, photos and The Chick-fil-A Cow. Katy Rocks emceed the event and radio station KSBJ was also in attendance. Katy Market Days hosted the event with support from The Katy Business Association, The Limited […]

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Around Katy Texas, News and Info, January 2012

| January 1, 2012
Around Katy Texas, News and Info, January 2012

PEARL HARBOR REMEMBERED AT VFW POST 9182. VFW Post 9182 held a Pearl Harbor Remembrance ceremony at the  hall that was led by Retired Col. Mike Mastrangelo, commander of the post. Local World War II veterans Johnnie Reuther, Navy aviation; Norris Miertschin, Army; and Paul Zanfardino, Navy; were recognized for their service. Members also shared […]

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Around Katy Texas, News and Info, December 2011

| December 1, 2011
Around Katy Texas, News and Info, December 2011

VFW POST 9182 HOLDS CEREMONY FOR NATIONAL P.O.W. AND MIA RECOGNITION DAY. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9182 held its annual ceremony recognizing National Prisoner of War and Missing In Action Recognition Day. The guests of honor were Marianne Russell and her daughter Vicky. Russell spoke about her husband Richard “Rick” Russell who has […]

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Around Katy Texas, News and Info, November 2011

| November 1, 2011
Around Katy Texas, News and Info, November 2011

KATY RICE HARVEST PARADE WINNERS. The Katy Rice Harvest Parade is one of the kick off events for the Annual Katy Rice Harvest Festival. Sponsored by Remedy Roofing, the parade was held in Historic Downtown Katy on Oct. 1. The parade judges were Stan Stanley, Cassie Richter and Tracy Gallimore. Lynn Cardiff, who was instrumental […]

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Around Katy Texas, News and Info, October 2011

| October 1, 2011
Around Katy Texas, News and Info, October 2011

AGGIE MOMS HOST HOWDY SOCIAL. Katy/West Houston Aggie Moms gathered for the annual Texas A&M Howdy Social at Holy Covenant United Methodist Church in Katy. The group welcomed incoming freshman students, honored graduating seniors, and presented scholarships. The program included speakers from the Corps of Cadets, former Yell Leaders, Fish Camp representatives and Jeff Pickering, […]

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Around Katy Texas, News and Info, September 2011

| September 1, 2011
Around Katy Texas, News and Info, September 2011

  JACK AND JILL OF AMERICA INC., HOSTS DEBUTANTE BALL Dressed in white ball gowns and black tails, 22 young ladies and four gentlemen of the Houston Chapter of Jack and Jill of America Inc. made their debut into society. Katy resident Shannon Jackson Alridge was one of the debutantes. On the night of the […]

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Around Katy Texas, News and Info, August 2011

| August 1, 2011
Around Katy Texas, News and Info, August 2011

MD ANDERSON IN KATY CELEBRATES NATIONAL CANCER SURVIVORS WEEK. MD Anderson’s celebration of National Cancer Survivors Week (June 4-10) in Katy included a survivorship discussion group for those who have completed and are currently undergoing cancer treatment as well as their caregivers. _________________________________________________________________________________ VFW POST 9182 HONORS SOLDIERS. THe VFW Post 9182 Honor Guard raised […]

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Around Katy Texas, News and Info, July 2011

| July 1, 2011
Around Katy Texas, News and Info, July 2011

NSDAR BRONZE ROTC MEDAL PRESENTED TO NAVAL SEA CADET. The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution’s Bronze ROTC Medal was awarded to Tyler Daniel Meyer, US Naval Sea Cadet at the annual Naval Sea Cadet graduation ceremony held at the VFW Hall in Katy. NSDAR Star of Destiny chapter’s regent Kendy Stone presented this […]

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Around Katy Texas, News and Info, May 2011

| May 1, 2011
Around Katy Texas, News and Info, May 2011

AGGIE MOMS SUPPORT “BIG EVENT” WITH FIT TO BE TIED SERVICE PROJECT. A record 15,689 Texas A&M students came together to say “thank you” to the Bryan/College Station community by completing volunteer projects for residents and community organizations. To recognize and support this student event, local Aggie Moms met at Living Word Lutheran Church to […]

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Around Katy Texas, News and Info, April 2011

| April 1, 2011
Around Katy Texas, News and Info, April 2011

SARA HICKMAN PERFORMS IN KATY. Sara Hickman, Texas artist of the year, performed live at the V.I.P. At the Villagio Town Center in Cinco Ranch as part of the Texas Music Project supporting music education, cultural tourism and economic development in Katy. This was an ARTreach presentation made possible in part by an award from […]

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Around Katy Texas, News and Info, March 2011

| March 1, 2011
Around Katy Texas, News and Info, March 2011

HCC SUPPORTS CAPS AND CREATES MURAL. Pam Huebner, Houston Community College department chair for the HCC Veterinary Paramedic Program, served as a guest muralist for the new Jane Cizik Citizen for Animal Protection building located at 17555 Katy Freeway. CAP officials invited six guest artists to paint murals in their nine real-life rooms, which present […]

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Around Katy Texas, News and Info, February 2011

| February 1, 2011
Around Katy Texas, News and Info, February 2011

LOCAL PHOTOGRAPHER RECEIVES AWARDS. Photographs by Sherry Piché were awarded first place – Best 2010 Portrait, and third place – Best 2010 Group Portrait, at the Professional Photographers Guild of Houston 2010 Awards Gala. PPGH holds monthly meetings and print competitions for its members. Members can enter two prints per month. The year-end awards are […]

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Around Katy Texas, News and Info, January 2011

| January 1, 2011
Around Katy Texas, News and Info, January 2011

KATY VFW POST 9182 HOSTS PEARL HARBOR DAY SERVICE. The Katy Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9182 held a remembrance service for the Attack on Pearl Harbor. VFW Cmdr. Mike Mastrangelo gave the opening remarks about the significance of the attack. Master of Ceremonies Stephen Brady set the stage for the video presentation by describing […]

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Around Katy Texas, News and Info, December 2010

| December 1, 2010
Around Katy Texas, News and Info, December 2010

ARTREACH HOSTS GALLERY NIGHT AT VILLAGIO TOWN CENTER. Supporters and friends of ARTreach Programs serving children at risk and others in need are invited to attend Gallery Night each month to see amazing artwork that has been created by students and artists involved in the programs. _________________________________________________________________________________ VFW WELCOMES CONGRESSMAN MCCAUL TO KATY. Congressman Michael […]

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