Monthly Archives: January 2016

Neighborhood 101 workshop: Legal Aspects of Running an Effective Civic Board – Feb. 13

Sponsored by Council Member Larry V. Green, District K
SAVE THE DATE! Saturday, February 13, 2016

Neighborhood 101 Workshop: Legal Aspects of Running an Effective Civic Board

Attend this informative Neighborhood 101 workshop to learn everything you need to know legally about how to run an effective civic board. If your board members are unclear about their legal roles and responsibilities, it’s time for a tune up. This interactive workshop will help you define what you can legally expect of your board members. Whether your civic association is a mandatory assessment association (i.e. HOA/POA/CIA) or a volunteer based...
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HPLQ Author Series presents Wil Haygood, the acclaimed author of the The Butler

In celebration of African American History Month, the Houston Public Library HPLQ Author Series welcomes Wil Haygood, the acclaimed author of the The Butler. Haygood will present his new bestseller, "Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination that Changed America". Books will be available for sale by Brazos Bookstore followed by a book signing after the presentation. Date: Saturday, February 13, 2016 Time: 2PM - 3:30PM Location: Texas Southern University | Sawyer Auditorium | 3100 Cleburne St, 77004 Free Tickets: Questions: 832 393-1652 All Houston Public Library events are free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Reserve your seat today!...
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Firefighters help design mural art outside Station 59

A new public art project is helping the Houston firefighters of Station #59 remember and honor their fallen colleagues. The mini mural that covers the traffic control electrical box was designed by the firefighters, and the inscription on one side says, "Never forget. May 31, 2013"––the date four firefighters from another station were killed battling a motel fire in Southwest Houston. unnamedThe side that faces the busy intersection at 13925 South Post Oak shows a bulldog wearing a firefighter's helmet and bears the date the station was established in...
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Houston Council Member Larry Green Unveils Houston Fire Station #59 Mini-Mural

Houston City Council Member Larry V. Green, representing Council District K, announces the unveiling of a new traffic control electrical box at Houston Fire Station #59. This is an ongoing pilot project sponsored by District K and the City of Houston Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, the Public Works & Engineering Dept. and the Houston Arts Alliance. On Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 4:00 p.m., Council Member Green, along with the Houston Fire Dept. executive command and Station #59, will unveil this unique mini-mural electrical box that captures the Houston Fire Dept. Fire Station #59 is located at 13925 South...
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