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New Generation Youth Ministry Bible Competition

Source and Photo courtesy of Julienne King New Generation Youth Ministry (NGYM) is a youth ministry for local youth in the City of Houston. It was a vision given to a group of Pastors of how to engage the youth of today to keep them connected to the Word of God. In 2008, the Board

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Annual Grandchildren’s Day

By Rebecca S. Jones HOUSTON – Gloria Jean Hines hails from Shreveport, Louisiana. She was born on November 17, 1933 and was adopted at birth by her Great Uncle and his wife who raised her into adulthood. As the only child, Gloria often found herself lonely. Therefore, when she became a woman and married, she

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Business Community Reception

HOUSTON – President of the Acres Homes Historical Society, Raynetta Glenn, recently hosted a reception for Business Owner, John Irving. North Houston residents welcomed the new furniture store and agreed it was important to the survival of the community for new businesses to plant roots ensuring growth. Chairman Warren Fitzgerald Muhammad of the Acres Home

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Rotary Club of Hermann Park 59th Annual Dinner/Installation

Source/Photo credit: Provost Studios The Rotary Club of Hermann Park recently held its 59th Annual Dinner/Installation Ceremony and Special Community Awards. The theme, “Economic Empowerment”. The objective of Rotary is to encourage and foster ideals of service. There are 33,000 Rotary Clubs in 200 Countries, with 1.2 million business and professional leaders, all volunteering their

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Agriculture Science Conservation Camp

By Marcus Glenn HOUSTON – Black United Fund of Texas, Nature Heritage Society, Four W’s Fishing Team and a group of professional Black outdoorsmen created the Agriculture Science Conservation Camp to expose youth to careers in agriculture and conservation. The Acres Home Chamber for Business & Economic Development recently, had 21 participants from both the

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Helping Hands to the Community

By TJ Baker HOUSTON – Renea Gray is President & Executive Director of Helping Hands to the Community. The brochure reads, “The storm has passed, but the road to recovery is just beginning.” And to a lot of Hurricane Harvey victims that is the dog-on truth! Even I know some people that are still trying

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Local Organizations team up for Water Safety

By Pat Tucker Wilson Flanked by his five-year-old daughter, Karem Greene was one of many parents who spent the afternoon at the Weekly Family YMCA on Stella Link, for a free water safety event. “I wanted to make sure she is water safe. I wanted to get a sense of where she is with water

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Lincoln Park Rays

By Rebecca S. Jones “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” – Jackie Robinson HOUSTON – In an excerpt retrieved from Youth Baseball and Life Lessons written by Coach Jon, he explains the varying ways the sport may empower and teach young people vital life skills. Values such

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PV’s Top Teen Receives Scholarship

PRAIRIE VIEW – Through the Prairie View chapter of Top Teens of America and the Top Ladies of Distinction, Incorporated, Teen Dionna Mayes recently, received the scholastic, Lakendre’a Smith Moore Recognition award at Waller High School’s award ceremony. This year, the Prairie View chapter was honored to have former Teen LaKendre’a to donate funds towards

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PRAIRIE VIEW ALPHAS WINS REGIONAL AWARD

PRAIRIE VIEW – Members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Eta Gamma Chapter at Prairie View A&M University and Epsilon Tau Lambda Chapter in Prairie View came away from its Southwest Regional Convention in Houston Texas with several top awards, held at Houston’s Hyatt Regency this past April. The Eta Gamma Chapter, representing Texas in

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