Long before the majority of his classmates are awake, Deer Park High School sophomore Mike Osburn has more accomplished than many people do in a full day. Like many FFA students, his schedule starts in the predawn hours and ends well into the night.
Last month, community members of the Deer Park and Houston areas attended the Change of a Lifetime Luncheon at the Junior League Ballroom in Houston, raising approximately $25,000 for Cenikor’s Deer Park facility. The luncheon honored community businesses, religious institutions and politicians making a significant impact on Cenikor in 2009. KPRC Channel 2 Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley emceed the luncheon and Dale Smith, pastor of Deer Park First Baptist Church led the event’s invocation.
Some members of the Deer Park Police Department are looking to give back to the community in a big way. The Deer Park Patrolman's Association is raffling a 2010 Yamaha Grizzly 350 automatic 4-wheeler.
Although the Deer Park Police Department is sworn to serve and protect the community, their scope of service reaches much further. Sheila Plovanich, DPPD community liaison, was this week's guest speaker at the Deer Park Rotary meeting.
Deep in the Sierra Madre region of Mexico, where poverty reigns supreme, a couple of Deer Park residents, illuminate rays of hope. With the support of Deer Park Rotary and other clubs and the Crystal Foundation, Dr. Merlyn Harger and other medical professionals provide treatment, care and supplies to a small clinic in Guerrero, a small town in the Mexican state of Chihuahua.
The Continuing and Professional Development (CPD) division of San Jacinto College is offering a free information session about the Alternative Teacher Certification program, which provides the opportunity to become a certified teacher in the state of Texas.
San Jacinto College Central’s music department will present a variety of choral and musical concerts during October that promise to offer something for every type of music aficionado. All performances are free, open to the public, and will take place in the Jan Corbin Recital Hall, located inside the Monte Blue Music Building. The concert schedule includes:
Editor’s note: This is part four of a series covering the Deer Park Police Department's Citizens Police Academy. Editor/Publisher Bobby Vasquez is a participant in the academy.
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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.
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