real estate katy texas: How to Get a Job Seminar being held in Katy Texas - 03/08/12 03:52 AM
 
How to Get a Job Seminar being held in Katy Texas
 
The Living Word Lutheran Church through its Christ Centered Jobs Ministry (CCJM) is holding a job finding seminar on Friday March 9, 2011. The seminar will run from 9:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. and is being held at the church which is located at 3700 S. Mason Road Katy Texas. The CCJM will cover a variety of topics including how to make business cards for networking events, resume writing and mock interviews. These sessions are being presented by Jean Marie Huntington and Selina Ponniah.

 
CCJM attempts … (6 comments)

real estate katy texas: Learn Katy History at the Katy Heritage Museum - 03/05/12 06:03 AM
Learn Katy History at the Katy Heritage Museum
The actual site where old Katy Texas is situated today was once only wide open coastal prairie loaded with abundant wildlife, Native American hunters and numerous birds, ducks and geese . Until the late 1800’s this area was only a stage coach stop between Houston and San Antonio. During 1895 the Missouri-Kansas-Texas railroad set tracks and when a depot was built in 1898 Katy was already a flourishing small town with new citizens and growth. A majority of these early settlers were farmers who produced rice, cotton and citrus crops.
 
The … (9 comments)

real estate katy texas: Local area restaurant declares Fat Tuesday to be Crepe Day - 02/21/12 12:32 AM
 
Local area restaurant declares Fat Tuesday to be Crepe Day
 
Bistro Provence French restaurant has decided to have a special food day on Tuesday February 21, 2012 to celebrate Fat Tuesday. Their menu for the day will emphasize crepes of all kinds. Customers will have the opportunity to choose smoked salmon, chicken and mushroom, raifort, banana and nutella or red berry crepes for both lunch and dinner.  The crepes being offered this year will replace the normal pancakes served in prior years on Fat Tuesday. The Provence region of France has a tradition of crepes and hence the Bistro … (11 comments)

real estate katy texas: Katy Texas Hospital offering Stress Reduction Seminar - 02/18/12 04:43 AM
 
Katy Texas Hospital offering Stress Reduction Seminar
 
Christus St. Catherine Hospital in Katy is hosting a stress reduction and relaxation class through its “Mended Hearts “group. The class will be held on Wednesday February 22, 2012 and it starts at 6:00 P.M. and lasts until 7:30 P.M. The class is being held at the hospital which is located at 701 S. Fry Katy Texas in Classroom B on the second floor. The seminar will focus on providing relaxation and stress reductions tips and techniques. Light refreshments will be served.
 
This seminar comprises the next meeting of the … (8 comments)

real estate katy texas: Dr. Seuss Celebration in Katy Texas - 02/15/12 03:12 AM
 
Dr. Seuss Celebration in Katy Texas
 
Do you like Dr. Seuss stories for children? I know I do and so do many other adults out there who have all read these stories to their children.  Katy Mills Mall is hosting a Dr. Seuss 75 Years of Imagination event on Saturday February 18, 2012 from 2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. The event will be held close to the AMC theatres. The whole family is invited to be part of the fun and all things Dr. Seuss related. The Mall is located at 5000 Katy Mills Circle in Katy Texas.
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real estate katy texas: Happy Valentine’s Day from Katy Texas 2012 - 02/14/12 03:39 AM
 
Happy Valentine’s Day from Katy Texas 2012
 
To all my Family, Friends, Clients, Virtual friends, Veterans, Men and Women serving in the Armed Services, Real Estate Friends, Neighbors and Active Rain Members
 
Happy Valentine’s Day 2012 as this is a day o remind ourselves to love others
 
Remember to tell and show the ones you love how much they mean to you. We need to do this every day we can.
 
Be kind, gentle and give to folks who are less fortunate than you are
 
Take time to smell the flowers and enjoy beauty … (12 comments)

real estate katy texas: Texas Home & Garden Show in Houston - 02/11/12 02:14 AM
 
Texas Home & Garden Show in Houston
The Houston Reliant Center is hosting the 26 th annual Texas Home & Garden Show starting on Friday February 10 and going through Sunday February 12. The Show promoters call this “Houston’s Premier One Stop Shopping Opportunity” for all a homeowner needs for their home and garden. The show hours are: FRIDAY FEBRUARY 10   2:00 p.m. TILL 8:00 P.M.; Saturday February 11 10:00 A.M. until 8:00 P.M.; and Sunday February 12, 2012 from 11:00A.M. until 6:00 P.M.
 
Tickets are Adults $10 per person; Children 14 and under are FREE: Seniors (65+) … (6 comments)

real estate katy texas: Comcast in Katy Texas opens a new store - 02/10/12 04:11 AM
 
Comcast in Katy Texas opens a new store
 
I am not writing this article as an advertisement or endorsement for Comcast. We use their services at my home and right now and we have virtually everything bundled. Supposedly this saves you money but also makes changing service providers much more difficult. Our situation was more an outgrowth of time as opposed to our picking this service provider. In addition Comcast bought out Time Warner in the Houston area several years ago.  I am posting this blog to let folks in Katy know that the old Comcast Store just off … (8 comments)

real estate katy texas: Carbon Monoxide can be a deadly gas in Katy and everywhere else - 02/08/12 01:09 AM
 
Carbon Monoxide can be a deadly gas in Katy and everywhere else
 
 
 
Every winter we all see a number of reports in the press of Carbon Monoxide poisoning and this year is no different. Listed below are salient points all of us should be aware of regarding this dangerous gas as it applies to our homes:
 
·        Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless and tasteless gas which is lighter than air. The gas can be very toxic to both humans and animals if the victim is subjected to high concentration levels.  The gas is produced … (9 comments)

real estate katy texas: I have been to Hell and back and survived! - 02/05/12 06:03 AM
 
I have been to Hell and back and survived!
 
My wife and I recently came back from a cruise to the Caribbean. The Celebrity Millennium made two stops taking us to Jamaica and Grand Cayman.  “Hey Mon I have a great deal for you Mon” was heard from numerous sources in Jamaica.
 






On the second day our destination was Grand Cayman and we signed up for a peaceful tour of the area since we went on our own the previous day.

 

Eventually we went to a … (12 comments)

real estate katy texas: Exercise classes in Katy Texas - 02/04/12 02:45 AM
 
Exercise classes in Katy Texas
 
Do you need to start a new exercise program or continue your current program but want to add something new? There are two classes being held this coming week at Mary Jo Peckham Community Center in Katy Texas (Old Katy) that might be of interest. The Community Center is located at 5597 Gardenia Lane, Katy Texas.
 
Monday February 6, 2012 a Water Aerobics class will be held starting at 9:05 A. M. The class is my favorite price of FREE but attendees have to have a membership card. Please call 281-391-4482 to … (8 comments)

real estate katy texas: Art Night for Ladies in Katy Texas - 02/03/12 09:39 AM
 
Art Night for Ladies in Katy Texas
 
The Katy Visual and Performing Arts Center (KVPAC) located at 2501 S. Mason Road Katy Texas suite 290 will be hosting a Ladies Art extravaganza on Friday February 3, 2012 from 6: 00 P. M. until 8:00 P.M. The center is physical located off of mason Road and I advise using a map such as Google. This is a women’s only art technique class taught by a local Katy artists. The cost is $35 per person. If you desire to drink wine you can bring your own wine as this is that … (7 comments)

real estate katy texas: Meals on Wheels and Special Pals form team to provide new service - 02/02/12 06:06 AM
 
Meals on Wheels and Special Pals form team to provide new service
 
 
 
Meals on Wheels in the Katy area which is located in Fort Bend County (Residents can be residing in Fort Bend County or Harris County or Waller County) noticed that many of its clients also had pets. The sad part is the Meals on Wheels staff realized that most of their clients who owned a pet(s) were giving a majority of their food to the pet. Can anyone image these poor souls who cannot really fend for themselves anymore and depend on Wheels on Meals … (8 comments)

real estate katy texas: Katy Texas Bank holding can recycling event for charity - 02/01/12 06:12 AM
 
Katy Texas Bank holding can recycling event for charity
 
Tradition Bank is hosting a “Can’s for a Cure” benefit on Saturday February 11, 2012 from 9:00 A.M. until noon. This event is being held at Tradition’s branch located at 550 Pin Oak Katy Texas which is very close to Old Katy.  All visitors or anyone can drop off aluminum beverage cans which can be recycled.  Another Green event here in Katy Texas and it benefits charitable causes.
 
All funds collected from this benefit will go to the Keep Kids Connected charity to buy computers and also to … (5 comments)

real estate katy texas: Broadway Musical being performed at Katy Texas High School - 01/29/12 06:07 AM
 
Broadway Musical being performed at Katy Texas High School


 
Cinco Ranch High School theatre group in Katy Texas under the theatre Director Kathy Gallas -Beyer will perform the classic Broadway musical  Roger’s and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma”. The performances will be presented at 7:30 P.M. starting on Thursday February 2, 2012 and will run until Saturday February 4, 2012. Cinco Ranch High School Performing Arts Center is located at 23440 Cinco Ranch Blvd. Katy Texas.
 
Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. Advance tickets are $8 for Students, $10 for Adults and $8 … (5 comments)

real estate katy texas: Low cost pet vaccinations in Katy Texas - 01/27/12 10:45 PM
 
Low cost pet vaccinations in Katy Texas
 
WHEN: Sunday January 29, 2012 from 9 A.M.  until 11:00 A.M.
 
WHERE: Front of HEB store located at 25675 Nelsen Way at Pin Oak Blvd. (near Old Katy)
 
DATA: Various vaccination packages are available for both dogs and acts covering rabies, DHPP, bordetella, canine influenza.
 Heartworm and flea medications are available as are microchips. Offer puppies and kitten shots.
 
SERVICES OFFERED BY: Vaccination Clinic which is independently owned by Vanguard Veterinary Associates.
Vaccination Clinic is not owned or operated by HEB
 
INFORMATION: Visit Vaccination Clinic web … (11 comments)

real estate katy texas: Local Job Fair in Katy Texas - 01/23/12 12:10 AM
 
Local Job Fair in Katy Texas
 
A job fair will be held on Thursday January 26, 2012 at Epiphany of the Lord Catholic Community church located at 15030 Norwalk Dr. Katy Texas. The fair is from 9:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. The job fair is FREE and it is estimated over 50 companies will be in attendance looking to fill positions ranging from Receptionist to Vice President in the industries of finance, healthcare, IT , engineering plus numerous others.
 
A complete list of all companies and positions the companies are attempting to fill will be given to job … (9 comments)

real estate katy texas: Local Market Report - Grand Lakes Katy Texas Year 2011 - 01/22/12 02:56 AM
 
Local Market Report - Grand Lakes Katy Texas Year 2011
 
 
Grand Lakes is a neighborhood in Katy Texas or MLS area 36. Grand Lakes is a Master Planned Community developed by Trendmaker and is located off of the Grand Parkway or 99 at the Fry Road exit. If you and your family turn left and go under the freeway and Grand Lakes is on both sides. If you turn right heading west then Grand Lakes is in the right after all the shopping. There are no more new homes in Grand Lakes as the area was completed several … (12 comments)

real estate katy texas: Create an Electronic Resume in Katy Texas - 01/21/12 01:53 AM
 
Create an Electronic Resume in Katy Texas
 
The Katy Branch Library as part of the Harris County Library system will host a seminar on Saturday January 21, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. which will teach attendees how to write an electronic resume. These days all folks need to have an updated resume which can be sent as an attachment to E-mail. The seminar will teach how to create, maintain and upload an electronic resume.
 
Space for all of these computer based courses is limited. I suggest call the library at 281-391-3509 to reserve a spot or go by the … (7 comments)

real estate katy texas: Citizens Police Academy Offered in Katy Texas - 01/19/12 03:05 AM
 
Citizens Police Academy Offered in Katy Texas
 
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a free Citizens Police Academy here in Katy Texas. The Academy meets once a week for 13 weeks in a row starting on February 2, 2012. The meetings will take place at Second Baptist Church that is located at 19449 Katy Freeway Katy Texas. The class begins each evening at 7:00 P.M. and last until 10:00 P.M.
 
The Academy is open to Harris County Residents who are 21 years or older. A thorough background check will be made of each applicant. The … (11 comments)

 
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