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Texas Nurses Association Awards Katy Nurse at Christus St. Catherine Hospital

Katy, TX (November 25, 2013) – The Texas Nursing Association (TNA) District 9, which represents nurses in Harris County, has selected CHRISTUS St. Catherine Clinical Educator Linda Pitts, RN, BSN, MEd, as one of the top 20 nurses for 2013 Celebrate Nursing awards. Since 1991, TNA has recognized 20 outstanding nurses annually for their contribution to the profession.

CHRISTUS St. Catherine Chief Nursing Officer Barbara Lazor and Director of Education Katie Cross congratulate Linda Pitts on her recognition as one of the top 20 nurses in Harris County at the Texas Nursing Association's Celebrate Nursing ceremony.

CHRISTUS St. Catherine Chief Nursing Officer Barbara Lazor and Director of Education Katie Cross congratulate          Linda Pitts on her recognition as one of the top 20 nurses in Harris County at the Texas Nursing Association’s Celebrate Nursing ceremony.

 

“CHRISTUS St. Catherine’s nurses are the backbone of the high quality patient care we have been known for providing the Katy community for the last decade,” said Barbara Lazor, CHRISTUS ST. Catherine chief nursing officer, who also received the TNA Celebrate Nursing award in 2011. “Linda’s remarkable professional achievements showcase her passion for the nursing profession, for her patients and the Katy community. She is an incredible asset, and we are proud to call her one of our own.”

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Katy ISD Partners in Education Food for Families Fundraiser

Katy, TX (November 23, 2013) – Last year, the Katy community supported students and their families by raising over $16,000. Help the Partners in Education continue to grow support for Katy ISD students and their families. Katy TX

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Taylor High School Student Council’s Big Feast Fundraiser Reaches $4,000 Goal

Katy, TX (November 22, 2013) – Taylor High School Student Council held a Big Feast Fundraiser in conjunction with Katy Christian Ministries to raise funds to help needy families enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner.

The class that raised the most money enjoyed a wonderful Big Feast Party with the Houston Rockets Mascot Clutch. Combined, Taylor High School raised $2,550. With assistance from John Eagle Honda, they were able to reach their $4,000 goal.

The funds raised will  help feed 200 families a Thanksgiving meal.

Pictured from left to right is: Student Council Representatives Haille David and Savannah Bottorff , Student Council Sponsor Missy Marvin, Mac Delaup from John Eagle Honda, Clutch, and Taylor High School Principal Jeff Stocks.

Pictured from left to right is: Student Council Representatives Haille David and Savannah Bottorff , Student Council Sponsor Missy Marvin, Mac Delaup from John Eagle Honda, Clutch, and Taylor High School Principal Jeff Stocks.

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Katy Highflyers Jump Rope Team Members to Perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Katy, TX (November 22, 2013) – When the 87th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade steps off on November 28 in New York City, over 200 jump rope athletes from across the country will participate in the pageantry of the Parade. Featured in the Parade are Katy  jumpers Patrick Anaemejeh and Kalisia Brisco from the Highflyers Jump Rope Team of Katy, Texas.

Organized by the Heartbeats Jump Rope Team in Cleveland, Ohio, the group will appear under the acronym J.U.M.P. (Jumpers United for Macy’s Parade). Jump Rope is a competition sport that has been featured on television in ESPN Sports, Fox Sports, many sports venues and most recently with the Chicago Boys performing jump rope on “America’s Got Talent.”

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Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus Receives $1 Million from Matt Schaub

Katy, TX (November 18, 2013) – Last week, NFL quarterback Matt Schaub, his wife Laurie and their three children cut the ribbon on the newly expanded GR8 Hope Foundation Emergency Care Area at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children. The expansion project was partially funded through a donation from their GR8 Hope Foundation as part of a $1 million pledge.

 

NFL quarterback Matt Schaub, wife Laurie, and three children cut the ribbon on newly expanded GR8 Hope Foundation Emergency Care Area.

NFL quarterback Matt Schaub, wife Laurie, and three children cut the ribbon on newly expanded GR8 Hope Foundation Emergency Care Area.

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Primrose School of Kelliwood Celebrate Veterans Day with Students at McMeans Middle School

Katy, TX (November 13, 2013) – In honor of Veterans Day, students from Primrose School of Kelliwood said “thank you” to Katy area veterans. The celebration was part of Primrose School of Kelliwood’s Balanced Learning system, which offers activities related to positive character development in children.

The school led the pledge of allegiance and joined the older students at McMeans Middle School to honor veterans from the Katy area.

“It’s important that our students know heroes don’t wear capes or know how to fly – true American heroes risk their lives for our country, for our children and families,” said Lou Ann McLaughlin, Franchise Owner of Primrose School of Kelliwood. “Honoring the bravery of our veterans teaches our students to be grateful for the unmerited gifts that others give to them every day.”

First graders from Primrose of Kelliwood give respect to a few honored veterans.

First graders from Primrose of Kelliwood give respect to a few honored veterans.

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Katy Chamber President, Ann Hodge Files for Republican Nomination for HD 132

Katy, TX (November 12, 2013) – Katy Area Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Ann Hodge filed her paperwork for the Republican nomination in Texas House District 132.

“I seek this office after an outpouring of support from area residents for a candidate who will bring people together and campaign on an optimistic, conservative vision for the future,” said Hodge. “I have spent my entire life in the private sector, and the last 30 years bringing jobs and strategic growth to our region.”

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WoodCreek Junior High Orchestra Receives Honor

Katy, Texas (November 7, 2013) – The WoodCreek Junior High Chamber Orchestra has been selected to perform at the prestigious Midwest Band and Orchestra Convention in Chicago in December.

Established in the fall of 2008, the WoodCreek Junior High Orchestra has given students the experience of learning and performing in a string orchestra setting. These committed WoodCreek Chamber Orchestra students attend a weekly 90 minute after-school rehearsal, in addition to their regular orchestra practices, sectionals, and private lessons.

WoodCreek Junior High Orchestra

WoodCreek Junior High Orchestra

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