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Posts published in “Day: December 11, 2018”

East Aldine District holds annual Awards Ceremony

DAVID HAWES, East Aldine District executive director, was emcee for the evening.

The East Aldine District held its annual Strategic Partner Awards ceremony and dinner, last Friday evening at the Greer & Lowdermilk Conference Center in Interwood.

This annual event recognizes and thanks the many partners that have worked with the District in achieving their goal of improving the quality of life in Aldine.

About 100 persons attended the ceremony, in spite of heavy rains and street flooding. Emcee for the evening was East Aldine executive director David Hawes. Awards were presented in the following categories:

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Greens Bayou Coalition has 1st Annual Gala

Joyce Wiley, GBC Volunteer of the Year

Joyce Wiley, East Aldine District receive recognition

On Saturday, October 20 the Greens Bayou Coalition held their 1st Annual Gala to raise money and share the work of the Coalition with the community. The East Aldine District was a title sponsor of the event. Other sponsors were – CenterPoint, the North Houston Association, Hawes Hill and Associates, Lone Star College, San Jacinto College, RBAP. Trail of the Lakes MUD, Storm Water Solutions, and Four and One Landscape Architects.

Gala Chair, Joyce Wiley was honored with the Volunteer of the Year Award and the East Aldine District received the Bayou Buddy Award.

Joyce welcomed guests and shared the mission and the vision of the Coalition which seeks to benefit the economy and enhance the quality of life for the more than 500,000 residents in the Greens Bayou watershed through flood mitigation, parks and trails development and economic development.

The Coalition’s vision is to foster, encourage, coordinate, advocate for and participate with Houston-area infrastructure providers and other community and stakeholder groups to develop an essential, attractive and well-planned multi-use waterway (drainage, recreation, economic, and transportation) by:

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Underserved Northside Children receive stockings stuffed with books, legos

Pictured left to right David Martinez, 9; Angel Granado, 9; Brian Gutierrez, 8, received Lego kids and book gifts after completing the 12-week mobile library outreach program at Northpointe Apartments.

After 12 weeks, the Curiosity Cruiser Mobile Library Program in Greenspoint wrapped up this past Thursday.

In the spirit of holiday giving, on December 6, 60 underserved children received stockings with Legos and books to culminate the end of the Curiosity Cruiser Program for the season in the Greenspoint area.

The event was part of a partnership between the Harris County Public Library, the North Houston Management District and Villa Serena Apartment Communities.

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