Through community support and spiritual direction, the Salvation Army has served East Harris County communities for decades. Capt. Eddie Alonzo of the East Harris County Corps, gave Deer Park Rotary a peek Behind the Red Shield.
The Deer Park Police Department welcomed three officers to its force this week. Sworn in as Deer Park Police officers were William Paul Chaffin, Jr.; Lars Pinto Moe; and Nicholas Charles Thatcher.
The San Jacinto College (SJC) surgical technology program prepares graduates to become an integral part of a medical team in one of the fastest growing professions in the country.
Starfish Retention Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of student success systems, announced today that San Jacinto College has adopted Starfish to streamline and standardize its approach to student tracking and success intervention for the institution's college preparatory courses.
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Veteran chemical engineer and successful businessman Dr. Bill Brookshire recently donated $100,000 to the San Jacinto College Foundation to endow five $1,000 annual scholarships for qualifying students majoring in the field of drafting, commonly called Engineering Design Graphics (EDG).
Greg Black, a San Jacinto College automotive technology instructor of more than 20 years, recently received one of the industry’s highest honors as a General Motors (GM) World Class Technician, a title held by less than 1,000 technicians across the globe.
San Jacinto College Central is the only two-year college in the Houston area that offers a degree-granting aeronautical technology program, and the only two-year college in the area that maintains a partnership with Delta Connection Academy, the highly-acclaimed academy that has produced more certified pilots since 2001 than any other flight school in the nation.
As the 2009 calendar dwindles to a close, many Deer Park residents are preparing their last-minute deductions for the tax year. Although tax returns are not due until mid-April, Deer Park Rotarian David Hoffman said it's a good idea to stay updated on the tax laws when preparing taxed.
In 2009 and 2010, the Making Work Pay provision of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will provide a refundable tax credit of 6.2 percent of earned income up to $400 for working individuals and up to $800 for married taxpayers filing joint returns.
Houston area forecasters are not sure how much snow, if any, will fall in the Houston area on Friday. However, the Deer Park Parks and Recreation Department is guaranteeing snow at the Jimmy Burke Activity Center at the ninth annual Snow in the Park winter carnival.
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