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Events, Press Releases & Notices for Houston, Texas

Organizations & Events
Lymphoma Research Foundation Houston Chapter to Host 5th Annual Lymphomathon April 26
SIRE Summer Volunteer Training Upcoming Soon
Periwinkle Downs Triple Crown Gala held April 5 to benefit children and their families affected by cancer
Buffalo Bayou Partnership Hosts “Picnic in the Park” April 26, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Houston Libraries Partnering with National Non-Profit this April To Raise Awareness about Deadly Esophageal Cancer
Arthritis Foundation announces former football star Earl Campbell as the “Official Texas Hero” for 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis on May 3
Renovation of historic Sunset Coffee Building gets under way
San Jacinto Museum Launches “Staggeringly Cool” Website
San Jacinto Museum of History Announces Expansion Plans

Education
Text Synched With Audiobooks Improves Reading
HCC ASPIRE opening doors for students
Houston Community College recipient of Innovator Award
HCC opens Minority Business Development Agency office in Houston
New HCC Central workforce building to feature robotics program
Poll: Most Americans Still Want Cursive Taught In Schools

Government
$4.2 Million Project Saves Historic Bethel Church Site As Newest Houston Park
City of Houston issues One Bin for All Request for Proposals
Macy’s and NRPA Heart Houston Parks In National “Heart Your Park” Fundraising Program
HTV Houston Television: State-Of-The-Art Television Studio Opens For Business
City to restore Fifth Ward’s historic DeLuxe Theater
Houston Airports Post Record-Breaking Year in 2013
Upgrades to Moody Park reflect North Side revival
Customs and Border Protection & Houston Airports announce new technology
City of Houston Launches Performance Improvement Portal
Houston Public Library Announces Free Access to Online Movies, TV Shows, Music and Audiobooks
City of Houston Recognizes Minority/Small Businesses at First Annual Awards Event
Bayou Greenways 2020 breaks ground on first segment of bayou trail project
Houston Earns Scenic City Award
Mayor Parker/Army Corps of Engineers Announce Plans for Hike and Bike Trail along Sims Bayou
Houston Airports Unveil First Look at Proposed Spaceport
City of Houston increases renewable energy purchase
Houston to Expand Automated Curbside Recycling Program to 35,000 more Households
$205 Million Bayou Greenways 2020 Project to Create 150-Mile System within Houston's City Limits
City to include Styrofoam recycling at two Houston locations

Arts & Entertainment

Joining the Museum Experience
Brilliant Lecture Series: Bette Midler “The Divine Miss M” speaks to a Houston audience April 29
Theatre Suburbia Presents Olive And The Bitter Herbs by Charles Busch April 11 - May 10
Classical Theatre Company Presents Oscar Wilde’s Comic Masterpiece, The Importance of Being Earnest April 9 – 27
Bayou City Musicals to honor Sylvia Froman with 2014 Kim Hupp Award
ROCO celebrates compositions written for the oboe, bassoon and piano with French Salon April 27
University of Houston-Downtown Presents Thursday Concerts at Discovery Green May 8 – June 26
K-pop goes global: Why it is so popular
A. D. Players Presents The Diary of Anne Frank in partnership with Holocaust Museum Houston

Health & Fitness
The Gift Of Life Starts With You
Houston area trails see growth in family cycling
Foods That Can Make Your Skin Radiant
Lymphoma Research Foundation: Texans to Take Steps to Find a Cure for Blood Cancer
Safe Bike Selecting And Riding
Flu-Fighting Facts For Parents
Use apps to track the food you eat
To Get Healthy, Get Moving
How to Use Exercise Bikes in the Most Effective Way Possible
Do you often feel hungry? Fructose may be causing you to overeat
Five Ways Older Adults Can Be More Active By The National Diabetes Education Program

For Better Health, Make Small Changes One Step at a Time
Pump Up Your Heart Health: being active can reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke
Dogs Are Good For You!
An Inexpensive Sports Recovery Drink
Food and the Stress Connection
How to Eat Better at Work
5 Ways to Revitalize Your Life
From Twitter to Fitter: Tweeting Yourself Fit

Pets & Animals
Ten tips for travelling with your dog
Increase Seen in Deadly Disease Transferable to Humans by Dogs
How to Help a Dog Who Is Afraid of Thunder
Your Dog As Your Running Partner
Jerky Treats to Return, Veterinarians Provide Advice
Questions to Ask Before Adopting a Dog
The Tooth Truth
BARC and Local Rescue Group Launches Colorado Animal Transport Program to Save More of Houston's Homeless Animals
Fascinating Facts About Humans And Animals
Pairing kids and pets to promote learning
Your Dog is Watching You
Keeping Your Pets Safe In An Emergency
BARC Paving a New Way to Save More Homeless Animals in Houston
BARC launches new and improved Lost Pets Initiative
BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions: Steps to Preventing a Dog Bite
Advances in veterinary forensics helping to prevent cruelty to animals

Dog Safety: How To Keep Your Best Friend Safe and Healthy
Our Rescue Dog

Internet
Spyware and the threat of identity theft
How Wearable Computers will Save the Day
When texting obsession becomes a problem for others
What is Cloud Computing?

Business Articles

Attorney DaSean Jones: Warrior for justice
Fresh from the Oven, Nothing Bundt Cakes Opens in Houston’s West University Area
Oaks Batter Up batting cages in Houston, Texas help players sharpen skills
The Safety, Value and Comfort of Concrete
Key and lock business goes high tech with Locknology.net
Fantastic Sam’s Inner Loop salon on West Gray offers top stylists and a variety of services
Why Houston is a great place for entrepreneurs
Montessori Children's Cottage is centered on independent learning in early childhood
Select the proper hardscape to preserve your trees
Oaks Batter Up will now sell baseball and softball training aids
Kojak's Cafe has a new look, new dinner menu, longer hours
The Office Of The 21st Century: Wherever You Are
In Houston: Oaks Batter Up Texas is a big player in youth sports
Car-Bach Auto in Northwest Houston Offers Low Cost Repair

Houston Hardscape’s Mark Reyna is a second generation concrete specialist
Karen Wylie Insurance takes a personal approach to customer service

Other Articles & Notices

Organize Your Closet, Maximize Your Space and Keep Your Sanity
A Guide to Managing Someone Else’s Finances

Trends for updating kitchens: Tips from the Remodelers Council
About Houston's Inner Loop
Tips For Safer Online Shopping
Why Was Your Credit Card Transaction Denied?
Travel Trends: Houston’s Travelers Headed to Orlando and Europe for 2014 According to Area’s Travel Leaders
Prince’s: The carhops are gone but the hamburgers live on
Solos Supporting Solos provides support for the sole practitioner attorney
Houston is now 'coffee city'
Sailing the Greek Islands: The Perfect Mediterranean Vacation
Consumers Should Take Advantage Of Free Credit Reports
Don’t provide thieves an easy smash-and-grab opportunity
How to avoid elder financial abuse

Books
The World’s First Quip Thesaurus with Literally Billions of Quips

Reviews
The Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch: a short review of features


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