Monthly Archives: January 2017

District K celebrated Arbor Day on Jan. 21

On Saturday, January 21 the Five Corners District, City Council District K, Council Member Larry Green, Trees for Houston and Houston Parks Board sponsored a tree planting event to celebrate Arbor Day in the community. Residents and business from all over Five Corners gathered together to plant tress along Sims Bayou. This event is a part of the District beautification program and supports Council Member Green’s – Klean and Green campaign to help beautify our community. To learn more about these initiatives visit or the District K Website. [ngg_images source="galleries" container_ids="18" display_type="photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails" override_thumbnail_settings="0" thumbnail_width="100" thumbnail_height="75" thumbnail_crop="1" images_per_page="20" number_of_columns="0" ajax_pagination="0"...
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Disaster Response Availability Request for Greater Houston Area

Dear Red Crossers, Over the past 24 hours we’ve experience severe weather across the Greater Houston area. Currently we have a number of road closures, effected highways and luckily minimal structure damage. The unfortunate part of this storm is we are expecting more rain over the next 24 hours. The Houston EOC has been activated and because of this the Red Cross is on standby. We are calling upon you to set your availability to help us manage the needs of the people potentially impacted. Currently we are looking for general disaster response availability. Just in Time Training will be available to...
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YMCA: Upcoming Events

Y Rewards Houston Rockets

As a Y member, enjoy specially priced tickets to the Rockets upcoming games against the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday, January 31, the Atlanta Hawks Thursday, February 2 and the Orlando Magic Tuesday, February 7. Use promo code: ymca Get Tickets >>

Child Care Tax Statements Available Online

Does your child participate in our Child Care program? Are you in need of your end-of-year statement to submit with your taxes? If so, you can access them online through your account.
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Houston TranStar: Don’t Be Ridiculous

As we enter the New Year, it’s important to commit to positive resolutions. Distracted driving causes more than 10,000 accidents each year in Harris County alone. Houston TranStar’s newly released Public Service Announcement, Don’t Be Ridiculous, depicts the outrageous driving behavior we see on our roadways. Although the actions in the spot are exaggerated (i.e. eating a formal meal while driving), the distractions represented are real and can have deadly consequences. Join Houston TranStar this year in taking a stand against distracted driving....
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IH 10 E/B Major Closures between Antoine and IH 45 for the week of Jan. 16 and the weekend of Jan. 20-23

Please see below for information regarding the reopening of the remaining Houston Ave. Northbound Lane at IH 10. The reopening of this lane took place this morning. No closures remain in place for this project at this time. However, major closures of the IH 10 Eastbound Mainlanes remain as previously scheduled for the weekend on 01.20.17 thru 01.23.17 to complete the remaining work under the Houston Ave bridge. Motorists should expect delays and are strongly encouraged to seek alternate routes for the weekend of 01.20.17 thru 01.23.17. TxDOT is continually partnering with our contractor as we work towards...
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YMCA: Upcoming Events

Take Your Shot Spring Youth Sports

At the Y, we focus on building confidence and character in kids to encourage them to embrace new experiences. Whether your child is playing soccer for the first time, or a returning athlete seeking to build confidence and improve skills, YMCA youth sports programs guide them and encourage them to give it their best shot. Register Now >>

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Friends help friends stay healthy! Here’s a simple way to share your love for the Y...
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