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Katy, TX News – Katy ISD Certified Teacher Fair

Katy, TX  News – On April 25, 2015, Katy ISD will host a massive job fair for certified teachers to fill open positions in all grade levels throughout the rapidly growing district.

The fair will be held at the Leonard E. Merrell Center (6301 S. Stadium Lane, Katy, TX 77494) from 8 to 11 am for junior high and high school positions, and 1 to 4 pm for elementary positions. Applicants must bring a copy of their certification and/or TEA/SBEC content exam scores in order to be admitted, and the fair will be open to current Katy ISD teachers who meet transfer eligibility requirements.

All Katy ISD campuses will be represented at the fair, so applicants should bring enough resumes to share with representatives from 35 elementary schools, 13 junior high schools, and eight high schools.

Visit katyisd.org for more information and directions.

 

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Cosmetic Dentistry – Katy, TX

Katy, Texas Cosmetic Dentists

 

  • THE DENTISTS AT GRAND PARKWAY 1575 W. Grand Pkwy. #1200 Katy, TX 281-395-1700  www.thedentistsatgrandparkway.com
    Drs. Julie Long, Ivy Mitcham, and Vinitha Jacob offer dental care that is compassionate, uncompromising, and personalized to your needs.
  • KATY FAMILY DENTISTS  21703 Kingsland Blvd., Suite 104  Katy, TX 281-398-3432  www.katyfamilydentists.com
    Known for being extremely gentle, caring dentists, Drs. Joey Hall and Ryan Trevino offer exceptional dental care. Loved by Katy since 2004.
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Katy, TX News – YMCA Purchases Land for Second Katy Location

Katy, TX News (February 20, 2015) – The YMCA of Greater Houston is proud to announce the purchase of a prime site that will serve as its second location in the Katy community. Located in the Katy Main Street development, the 6.58 acre property sits west of Pin Oak Road and I-10, on Main Street near Kingsland.

Second Katy YMCA  SiteSecond Katy YMCA Site

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Katy, TX News – Bridgeland Hosts Grand Opening Event for Hidden Creek

Katy, TX News (February 20, 2015) – Bridgeland is unveiling its newest community, Hidden Creek, and launching new homesites in its Traditional Neighborhood Design development (TND), Lakeland Heights®, with a grand opening event that offers participants a chance at winning $2,500. From Feb. 23 until March 8, the general public is invited to tour model homes located in the community. Upon completion of visiting all 11 homes, participants will be given a scratch-off ticket valued anywhere from $10 to $100. One lucky winner, selected at random, will walk away with the grand prize of $2,500. Additionally, homebuyers that sign a contract during the grand opening will receive a $1,000 gift card after closing.

Bridgeland's Tree House Park

Bridgeland’s Tree House Park

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Katy TX News – Build-Out of Cane Island’s Lake System Now in Full Swing

Katy, TX News (February 18, 2015) – With the opening of on-site builder sales offices in Cane Island just weeks away, work crews and a team of field biologists have started the build-out of the community’s catch-and-release fishing lakes, fountains and geysers as the first phase of development as the Katy master-planned community continues.

Cane Island FountainsA rendering depicts the fountains planned for the entry to Cane Island.

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Katy, Texas Businesses – News from February/March 2015

Multiplicity Offers Free Ladies Night
832-437-2442 | multiplicity.co
Multiplicity is a versatile oasis for shopping, creating, and escaping. Its dedication to customer service and community support has made it a favorite. On the second Wednesday of each month Multiplicity hosts a free Ladies Night. Guests create a small craft and enjoy light bites and libations. At Multiplicity, you can shop its artisan gift gallery, create in its many exciting classes, and escape to its garden venue to host your perfect, private event.

Your Hair, Your Way
281-395-5010
Come visit BH Hair Studio’s highly trained team lead by Mo Elkurdi, former national creative director for Toni&Guy, and benefit from the expertise and experience! Look good and feel great with a style that has a strong emphasis on individual identity. BH Hair Studio is where fashion and professionalism are combined to create an exceptional salon experience and outstanding customer service. Book your appointment today. Be sure to visit them on Facebook.

Increase Muscle Strength at Circle Lake
281-395-4311 | circlelakeranch.com
Did you know that horseback riding burns nearly 500 calories an hour? In this day and age where children are more prone to obesity, it is a healthy thing for kids to be exposed to nature and physical exercise. Horseback riding improves coordination, flexibility, muscular strength, and balance. In addition, it can also be a fantastic confidence booster. Give Circle Lake Ranch a call or stop by to see what horses can do for you!

Elite Home Cleanup’s Prompt Cleaning
713-239-0246 | elitehomecleanup.com
Elite Home Cleanup prides themselves on providing their customers with prompt and professional cleaning service. They will make your cleaning experience as pleasant as possible and as regular as you wish. There are no contracts or hidden fees, and there is a minimum flat rate to fit your budget – either weekly, biweekly, or monthly. They will treat your home with the greatest care sending their best fully-equipped professional teams on your favorite day and time. Satisfaction guaranteed.

Surgeon Dr. Van-Hien Tran
281-578-8787
Dr. Van-Hien Tran MD, FACS is a board certified general surgeon serving Katy and West Houston communities for more than 13 years. Dr. Tran was voted Best Physician and Top Surgeon in 2007 and 2010. He is specialized in gallbladder, colon, breast diseases, and hernia surgeries. Known for innovative minimally invasive surgery, he is also supported by a caring and compassionate staff. For more information and appointments, please contact their office.

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Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus Names New Leadership Team

Katy, TX News – (February 9, 2015) – Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is proud to announce Chanda Cashen Chacón as president, Dr. Jeanine Graf as chief medical officer and Dr. Allen Milewicz as chief surgical officer of the hospital. For more information about Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, visit texaschildrens.org/westcampus.

Photo by A kramer

Photo by A. Kramer

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, Houston’s first community hospital designed exclusively for children, was created to respond to the growing need for expert pediatric health care in West Houston, one of the city’s most rapidly expanding communities. The hospital offers expert care in a location that is convenient and accessible for area families.

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From Trash to Treasure in Katy, Texas

Katy artist Kathleen Wedemeyer makes it her business to turn other people’s trash into treasure and inspires with her messages of hope and faith

Written by Tassie Hewitt | Select Photography by Country Park Portraits

KM_DecJan_14_people of passion_Wedemeyer, Kathleen-115_photo by Country Park Portraits

Wedemeyer learned how to weld to better hone her skills

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Garage Sale

Sat., Feb. 7, 2015 7:30 am – 4 pm
22011 Joshua Kendell Ln.

Garage sale in Williamsburg Settlement with lots of great items to choose from. Tons of DVDs, video games, toys, furniture, art, clothing, and sporting equipment. Something for everyone.

 

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Katy TX News – New FDA Study on Miralax and Children

Katy, TX News (February 3, 2015) – Dr. Eric Chiou, pediatric gastroentrologist at Texas Children’s Hospital, examines the safety of a commonly-used ingredient in medication recommended for constipated children:

“Recently, there have been several media reports on a new study sponsored by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) looking at the main ingredient found in Miralax, an over-the-counter medication for constipation commonly recommended by pediatricians and pediatric gastroenterologists for use in children.

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