When impoverished Deer Park families suffer, all of Deer Park suffers. Deer Park Rotary is looking to end what could be a disastrous cycle for the community. Jerry Mouton, Deer Park Rotary president, said the community could make a difference without giving handouts. He's asking Deer Park groups to combine their efforts into one solid force by establishing a community assistance center in Deer Park.
InsideDP.com is looking for parent volunteers to submit scores to local football, soccer, volleyball and other fall sports' games.
If your child participates in TIFI, Quest, junior high, or high school sports, all you have to do is submit the score, a couple of star players and where the game took place. If you have pictures of game action, even better! Send that to us too. It's the easiest way to get your star athlete's game and score online for everyone to see.
The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region President/CEO Jan Lawler announced her intention to retire, closing her approximately six-year tenure as the lead executive. She will work closely with the Economic Alliance to ensure a seamless transition by year-end, providing expertise on special projects while making room for other personal and business commitments.
San Jacinto College Central President Dr. H. Neil Matkin will participate in national studies and policy research as a 2009-10 Associate with the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education.
The Center’s Associates Program serves as an advisory tool to test ideas and as a source for policy conversation and advice.
To keep up with industry trends and developments, two San Jacinto College process technology instructors recently completed externships at Sun Products, a local plant that manufactures detergents and biodiesel.
In tribute to today’s POW-MIA National Recognition Day, the port region mayors on behalf of their respective communities paid tribute to veterans and their legislators on board the Battleship Texas.
Armed with a message of optimism about the Texas economy and the future of commerce and jobs in the state, Gov. Rick Perry addressed members of the Deer Park Chamber of Commerce yesterday. A crowd of about 500 people, comprised of the members of the Deer Park, Pasadena and South Belt-Ellington chambers, gathered as part of a tri-chamber luncheon to hear the 47th governor of Texas.
For years, Norma Moses' friends and family told her to get a mammogram. Every single time they urged her, she refused.
With Hall of Honor and homecoming festivities next week, a group of current and former Deer Park High School students are making sure there's enough pep to go around. DPHS cheerleaders are preparing a reunion that will feature former cheerleaders participating in the homecoming pep rally and football game.
"You never think about going to college until something like this happens to you," said Moore, who was laid off last year when the company he worked for shut down a processing plant in Lufkin. Although Moore's story is not unusual during these rough economic times, he is, part of a growing group of laid-off workers who are changing the face of today’s college campus.
In the early 1990s, the Robin Hood system of Texas education funding changed the face – and pocketbooks – of Deer Park schools. But if one good thing came from the rob-from-the-rich-and-give-to-the-poor mentality, it was the Deer Park Education Foundation.
The Deer Park Chamber of Commerce, with two other local chambers, will host Gov. Rick Perry Thursday at a tri-chamber luncheon. The luncheon will take place at the Hobby Airport Hilton, 8181 Airport Blvd. at 11:30 a.m. The Deer Park chamber will join the Pasadena and South Belt-Ellington chambers to host the event.
San Jacinto College and Brazosport College entered into an articulation agreement for a bachelor of applied technology degree, which was signed at the meeting of the San Jacinto College Board of Trustees Sept. 14.
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