Hero Honored: Ian Grillot Stepped Into Gunfire To Protect Indian Engineers

Ian Grillet India House Houston

It’s a foolish crime that blended idiocy with bigotry and unwarranted violence. On February 22, Ian Grillot was relaxing in a Olathe, Kansas bar.  Nearby were Srinivas Kuchibhotla (32), Alok Madasani (32), and Adam Purinton (51). Srinivas and Alok were aviation systems engineers at Garmin, and of Indian decent. Then Adam began assaulting the two men with bigoted remarks, apparently mistaking them for … Read More

Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital Opens Off 290 & Grand Parkway

This Friday, the brand new $168 million Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital will be open! Construction on the 81-bed hospital took 24 months. This makes Memorial Hermann’s thirteenth acute care hospital in the Greater Houston area. “Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital brings the expertise of the Memorial Hermann Health System, including the region’s top medical specialists, to families in the Cypress and Northwest Houston … Read More

Tippit Family Seeks Help After Cyclist Father Murdered In Hit-And-Run

Craig Tippit

A Sugarland woman has been left the single mother of two beautiful young boys. The boy’s father, 37 year old Craig Randall Tippit, was bicycling in Waller County training for an MS150 that would help raise funds for people with disabilities. For reasons unfathomable, a deranged man by the name of Victor Kevin Tome used his car to fatally hit two random cyclists, … Read More

There’s A Lemur Refuge in Houston & Its Residents Are Ridiculously Adorable

You probably did not know this, but there’s a Lemur rescue group and shelter right here in Houston. It’s called The Lemur Refuge and its inhabitants are utterly adorable! The non-profit facility provides a forever home to lemurs with special needs, zoo exhibit retirees, and ex-pets. They even raise baby lemurs! Check out this ridiculously adorable video: The Lemur Refuge offers … Read More

Chris Tritico Asks Trump: Donate Salary to Meals On Wheels

Christ Tritico, FOX 26

During his campaign for the presidency, Donald Trump repeated his intention to donate his presidential salary to charity. Which charity he did not stipulate. However, Trump recently proposed deep budget cuts impacting many charities, including the much loved Meals On Wheels organization. This past Monday, Press Secretary Sean Spicer caused quite a stir during a press briefing. “The president’s intention right … Read More

Care Net Announces Houston Walk For Life, Cypress Walk For Life

Baby Greenberg

On Saturday, April 8, 8 AM – 10 AM, walk participants will gather in the circle drive of The MET‘s worship center at Jones and Mills Road. There will be light refreshments — coffee, juice, donuts, and fruit — as walkers fellowship with old and new friends. Registration begins at 8:15 AM and the walk sets off at 9 AM sharp. The group … Read More

3/11: 4th Annual Caiden’s Hope Texas Independence Music Festival

Caiden's Hope

Tonight! Join Caiden’s Hope and as they raise funds to support parents with premature babies in the NICU. Caiden’s Hope Foundation is a 501c3 charitable organization based in The Woodlands, Texas, dedicated to supporting parents with a premature infants who are hospitalized in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. These infants are so very fragile, but with NICU care there is hope … Read More

Cane Island Neighbors Host Platelet Blood Drive for Katy Teen Fighting Cancer

This past Saturday, residents of Cane Island hosted a platelet blood drive benefitting Katy teen, Phoebe Fuschak. At 16, Pheobe, suffers from acute myeloid leukemia. She was first diagnosed at age 12. The drive took place at the Cane Island Amenity Village, where the community often holds parties, BBQs, live music, and movie nights. Phoebe is currently being treated at MD … Read More

Five Amazing Kids Raise Funds For Cypress Girl Beating Bone Cancer

Five Helping Hearts

Galveston, Texas — They’re five young friends; five imaginative children. Together they have formed a very unique organization called Five Helping Hearts. “This is a passion for me because I was given a second chance in life when I survived a blood infection that could have easily taken my life,” Aleya Votaw, age 9, told the Houston Chronicle. “I feel it … Read More

VIDEO: Katy Toddler Smiles For First Time After Coma & Meningitis

Pierce Robinson, meningitis

Katy, Texas — The video is so moving and hopeful that’s it’s being shared all over the world. It all started with a fever, but when 21 month old Pierce Robinson woke up on Saturday, February 4 having seizures, his parents rushed him to a local Urgent Care clinic. Unfortunately, doctors there concluded that little Pierce was suffering from a bad … Read More

Woodlands Couple Blessed By Pregnancy Miracle After Years Of Infertility

Lauren Walker Infertility Pregnancy The Woodlands

“We prayed for 953 days,” says Lauren Walker of The Woodlands. “452 Needles, thousands of tears, one corrective surgery, four clomid / letrozole attempts, two IVF rounds, three failed transfers, and One Amazing GOD. We are overwhelmed with joy to finally announce that we are expecting boy/girl TWINS!! ???????????????????????? Duke & Diana Walker – August 2017.” The mother and father’s beautiful Facebook post announcing the miraculous pregnancy … Read More

JJ Watt Donates Over $8K to Arnold Middle School Soccer Team

JJ Watt, Houston Texans

Soccer players at Arnold Middle School received a surprise visit on Feb. 7, when the parents of Houston Texans defensive end JJ Watt, Connie and John, dropped by to present brand-new soccer uniforms and soccer goals to the students on behalf of the Justin J. Watt Foundation. The donations, valued at more than $8,000, were the result of a grant … Read More

NFL, Texas Children’s, Devon Still & Melissa Wilson Fight Cancer During Super Bowl

Dedicated reporter and mom, Melissa Wilson of FOX 26, shared a really touching story with her fans today. Her son, Caleb, who has bravely battled cancer now for several years, had a very exciting opportunity during the Super Bowl here in Houston. He’s also received some even more exciting news! Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based … Read More

Virtuosi Houston Youth Musicians Shone At Trump’s Presidential Inauguration!

As we reported earlier, Virtuosi of Houston – a youth chamber orchestra comprised of some of Houston’s best and brightest musicians – had the incredible opportunity to perform at several events leading up to the 45th Presidential Inauguration of Donald Trump. We reached out to the organizers of Virtuosi of Houston last week to ask how the performances went. Here … Read More

Leading Up To The Super Bowl, Cy-Fair ISD Collects For Souper Bowl of Caring

Cypress, Texas — Campuses throughout the Cy-Fair ISD school district are serving as drop-off sites for Souper Bowl of Caring, a national effort to encourage community groups to collect items for people in need. Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. She enjoys reading to her three daughters, singing, designing websites, working from home, … Read More

22nd Cy-Fair ISD Livestock Show & Sale, Feb 4-6

Cypress, Texas — This Thursday at 8AM the 22nd Cypress-Fairbanks ISD Livestock Show & Sale kicks off! During its 2016 even, the community gave students a whopping $905,562 in purchases at the events premium sale, freezer sale, and by way of donations. Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. She enjoys reading to … Read More

Good Shepherd Reformed Bible Study Launches in Richmond Near Katy

Mercer Gardens Japanese Apricot Flowers

Richmond, Texas — The Good Shepherd Bible Study joins a limited number of Reformed bible studies and churches in the Greater Houston area. Meeting every Sunday evening in a private home in Richmond, the study anticipates becoming a new church in time, planted by the OPC (Orthodox Presbyterian Church) Bible believing denomination. The study is said to offer “a place for … Read More

1/28: Trees & Stars Winter Celebration, Houston Arboretum & Houston Astronomical Society

This lovely event was originally scheduled for December. Due to inclement weather they had to reschedule. Thankfully, for you reading this, it’s now happening this Saturday! Bring the whole family and take a night hike through the winter woods to view twinkling stars through telescopes. Brought by the Houston Astronomical Society, this event takes place at the Houston Arboretum. Jennifer … Read More

Green Light! Texas Railroading Heritage Museum Master Plan Approved

Tomball, TX — At their Monday, January 16 meeting, Tomball City Council approved the master plan for the Texas Railroading Heritage Museum. This officially gives The Gulf Coast Chapter of The National Railway Historical Society the green light to begin fundraising, more detailed planning, and construction. Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. She enjoys reading to … Read More

13 Houston Youth Musicians Experience the Performance Opportunity of a Lifetime!

Thirteen young musicians from Houston experienced the performance opportunity of a lifetime this week. As the whole world’s attention was fixed on the inauguration of America’s 45th President, Donald Trump,  The Virtuosi of Houston performed in Washington D.C. for some of the biggest names in Congress, including Senator Marco Rubio, Senator John Cornyn, and U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. Jennifer Grassman … Read More

Books Without Borders Adult Book Club at Lone Star College-CyFair Library

Books Without Borders is an adult book club that reads both fiction and non-fiction books, highlighting the literature, culture, environment, and politics of various parts of the world. Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. She enjoys reading to her three daughters, singing, designing websites, working from home, baking, and publishing The Pink Armadillo. … Read More

Cowboys For Cops Event Unites Texans Of Every Color #CowboysForCops

Hundreds of cowboys on horseback and people in vehicles or walking rode across Waller County earlier this month to rally behind law enforcement agencies. The massive multiracial crowd made it very clear to everyone that Americans – specifically Texans – stand solid behind their brothers and sisters in blue. Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. … Read More

DQ The Woodlands Make A Miracle Treat Day! #MiracleTreatDay

Come join Dairy Queen in The Woodlands on Thursday, July 28, for a day of fun, festivites, giveaways, and miracles! There will be a moonwalk, dunking booth, bouncey house, spinning wheel, auction, and much more. Proceeds will benefit Children’s Miracle Network. Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. She enjoys reading to her … Read More

Spring Cypress Church Gets $2M Renovation

Spring Cypress Church recently received a major face-lift. Not only did they contract interior and exterior renovations, but they added a new building and sanctuary build-on to the campus. “The exterior of the church was refinished and the roof replaced to give it a new, hill-country inspired design per the client’s request,” explained Martin Morales, Co-Owner of 1st Choice Roofing. “We opened … Read More

Enter The Minecraft Water Challenge by Lonestar GCD!

James Ridgway, Jr., Education / Public Awareness Coordinator for Lonestar Groundwater Conservation District, has just announced the first ever Annual Minecraft Water Challenge! Using Minecraft, the video game,  and YouTube videos showing off their constructions, kids will compete for cash prizes ranging from $100 to $500! Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. She enjoys reading … Read More

Northwest Library Hosts Book Sale Fundraiser

This Saturday, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, The Friends of the Northwest Branch Library will hold a book sale, and everyone is invited! You’ll find gently-used books, CDs, and DVDs. All funds collected go to support the Northwest Branch, so come for the deals and support the library. Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in … Read More

Spring Husband & Wife Team Up To Fight Childhood Cancer With St. Baldrick’s

On Sunday, March 13, at 3 PM, something humorously entertaining yet touchingly inspiring is going down at The Goose’s Acre Bistro & Irish Pub in The Woodlands. Uniting with many other good souls from across the Greater North Houston area, two Spring, Texas residents – who also happen to be the proud parents of two beautiful young daughters – Christopher and Candace … Read More

Tomball Bible Church Delivers Lunch To Tomball Police & Chief Tidwell Reads To Decker Prairie Kids

This is such a great story of a community giving back to local police officers, while a local police chief simultaneously gives back to the community! Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. She enjoys reading to her three daughters, singing, designing websites, working from home, baking, and publishing The Pink Armadillo. http://www.JenniferGrassman.com

Mercer Botanic Gardens March Mart Plant Sale: March 18-19

Mercer Gardens Japanese Apricot Flowers

If you live in North Houston and haven’t visited Mercer Gardens yet, you are not letting your inner-gardener truly live. It is an absolutely beautiful oasis of artfully ordered nature. Even if you don’t have a green thumb, Mercer is an ideal spot for family photos (or graduation photos if you haven’t gotten those done yet). Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman … Read More

Chick-fil-A Opens On Sunday Serving Free Hot Meals To Tornado Victims & Emergency Responders

Since Truett Cathy opened his first Chick-fil-A in 1946, the famous southern restaurant chain has been closed on Sundays so its employees can attend church and worship God with their families. Recently though, Chick-fil-A broke from this longstanding tradition, and for the most Christian reason you can imagine. Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based … Read More

Blue Santa & The Tomball Police Elves Make Christmas Special For Local Shut-Ins

The Tomball Police Department is marking their 11th year touring Tomball area assisted living, nursing, retirement, and medical facilities with Blue Santa and his crew of Tomball Police Elves. Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. She enjoys reading to her three daughters, singing, designing websites, working from home, baking, and publishing The Pink Armadillo. … Read More

Toddler Battling Cancer Honored By His Heroes At The Tomball Police Department

An adorable little boy who’s been battling cancer for over six months was honored on Monday by the men and women who are his super heroes. Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. She enjoys reading to her three daughters, singing, designing websites, working from home, baking, and publishing The Pink Armadillo. http://www.JenniferGrassman.com

Caiden’s Hope: Empowering Parents Of Premature Babies To Be There For Their Newborn

Caiden’s Hope is a wonderful organization, based right here in The Woodlands, that assists the parents of premature babies. In addition to dealing with the daily fears, tears, and stress of loving and caring for a premature newborn, many parents face unexpected travel expenses because their tiny infant requires specialized care that isn’t available close to home. Below is our … Read More

University of Houston To Host Final Republican Presidential Debate Before Election Day! #‎DebateAtUH‬

The University of Houston has been selected by NBC News and Telemundo to host the final Republican presidential candidates’ debate before the crucial “Super Tuesday” primary elections! Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. She enjoys reading to her three daughters, singing, designing websites, working from home, baking, and publishing The Pink Armadillo. … Read More

The Woodlands Non-Profit, Caiden’s Hope, Wins Pink Armadillo $500 Summer 2015 PR Package Giveaway!

We’re very excited to announce that Caiden’s Hope, a Woodlands based non-profit that assists parents with babies in the NICU – has won our 2015 Summer PR Package Giveaway! Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. She enjoys reading to her three daughters, singing, designing websites, working from home, baking, and publishing The … Read More

Dirty Money To A Good Cause: Corvette Seized by New Braunfels Police During Meth Raid Renamed Coptimus Prime

After being seized during a methamphetamine raid, this beautiful 2007 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 – complete with racing modifications – was renamed “Coptimus Prime” by a young local Transformers fan named Chandler. Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. She enjoys reading to her three daughters, singing, designing websites, working from home, baking, and publishing The … Read More

Call The Police! Visage Salon Is Offering FREE Haircuts To Law Enforcement This September

Visage Salon & Day Spa recently announced that in honor of our men and women in blue, they’re giving away FREE haircuts to all law enforcement officers every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday this September. Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. She enjoys reading to her three daughters, singing, designing websites, working from home, … Read More

Faith For Sophia: Cypress Community Rallies To Assist 12 Year Old Girl Battling Leukemia

On Sunday, September 20th, Masone’s Saloon & Dancehall will host a BBQ benefit for 12 year old Sophia, a Cypress girl who is battling Leukemia. Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. She enjoys reading to her three daughters, singing, designing websites, working from home, baking, and publishing The Pink Armadillo. http://www.JenniferGrassman.com

Travis Manion Foundation Remembers 9/11 With 5K Run & Benefit Event, #911HeroesRun

On the morning of September 11, The Travis Manion Foundation will host a 5K run at Ellington Field in honor of all those who served, suffered, and died, on September 11, 2001, as well as all the brave men and women who were lost in war since that horrible day. Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. … Read More

9/26: 2015 Houston Reformed Theology Conference On Adam & The Image Of God (FREE!)

The 2015 Houston Reformed Theology Conference will focus on the topic, Adam & the Image of God: A study in Creation, Fall, & Redemption. The event is free and childcare is provided. Please invite your friends! Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. She enjoys reading to her three daughters, singing, designing websites, working from … Read More

TONIGHT: First Baptist Church Conroe Prayer Vigil For Police Officers w/ Dan Patrick – #AllLivesMatter

Tonight – Wednesday, September 2 – From 5:15 to 6:00 PM, local community, law enforcement, religious, and government leaders are urging the community to participate in an evening of blessing and prayer for our local law enforcement. Jennifer Grassman Jennifer Grassman is a writer and public relations specialist based in Houston. She enjoys reading to her three daughters, singing, designing websites, working … Read More

Cornerstone Devotions | The Radical Ordinary Christian Life

Daniel 6:10, “He got down on his knees three times a day and prayed and gave thanks before his God, as he had done previously.” There is much talk in the church about the ‘radical’ Christian life.  But I would suggest that the radical Christian life is simply the ordinary Christian life.  Is there anything more radical than loving the … Read More