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What’s Next for METRO …. It’s Up to You!

By | 2017-06-22T07:53:09+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Community, Residential|

METRO is embarking upon the development of a new regional transit plan – METRONext – and they need you to be a part of it! Their transit system must help people get to where they need to go today, as well as in the future. They welcome your ideas on how to better serve the [...]

Tropical Storm Alert! Cindy’s Severe Flood Threat

By | 2017-06-21T18:22:17+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Community, Public Safety, Residential|

Since June 1st was the beginning of hurricane season, we have not had to wait long for Tropical Storm Cindy to develop in the Gulf of Mexico. Currently, Cindy has sustained winds of 60 mph and is located in the northwestern Gulf with a projected landfall somewhere between Galveston, Texas and the Louisiana-Texas state line. [...]

Back-to-School Health Fair Volunteer Registration is Live!

By | 2017-06-21T14:37:25+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Community, Education, Residential|

We exist to enhance the well-being & development of the families of Spring Branch through a multi-agency collaboration that provides educational, recreational, health & social services. Back-to-School Health Fair Volunteer Registration is Live! Come together to serve our community's kids. The 12th Annual Spring Branch Back-to-School Health Fair will be on Saturday, August [...]

Review Latest Hurricane Preparedness and Safety Resources

By | 2017-06-20T18:52:31+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Community, Public Safety, Residential|

With hurricane season underway, we encourage you to review the 2017 Hurricane Preparedness and Safety page. Flood Safety Checklist Hurricane Safety Checklist Returning Home After a Hurricane or Flood If you have any questions and concerns please contact Mark Baker, Senior Corporate Major Gifts Officer, American Red Cross at Mark.Baker@redcross.org.

Dump the Pump – Thursday, June 15th – FREE Rides on METRO

By | 2017-06-13T07:40:03+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Community, Residential|

On Thursday, June 15th, “Dump the Pump” Day will be held. This annual national initiative raises awareness about the benefits of using transit and encourages people to ride transit instead of driving and save money. METRO will provide FREE rides on local, park and ride and light rail service all day. Take a look at [...]

BARC Participating in National No-Kill “Just One Day” Event on Sunday, June 11

By | 2017-06-09T14:54:49+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Community, Projects|

The animal shelter is featuring $5 and $1 Adoption Specials June 10 - 11 BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions will join numerous animal shelters and organizations across the U.S. for the national no kill “Just One Day” event. BARC will not euthanize any animals that can be saved. This is the sixth year in a [...]

Houston children to get free summer meals during appointments at nine WIC centers

By | 2017-06-09T09:23:11+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Community, Residential|

The Houston Health Department’s Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program and the Houston Food Bank will provide free healthy meals to children during summer appointments at nine WIC centers across the city. Children up to age 5 with a WIC appointment will receive breakfast or lunch between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. starting Tuesday, June [...]