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Posts published in May 2019

Pct. 2 Commissioner Adrian Garcia hosts Community Meetings

Commissioner Adrian Garcia’s Advisory Board is hosting a series of community meetings in Precinct 2.

The meetings are a great opportunity for residents to share their vision for Precinct 2 and give input on topics such as education, health, flooding, housing and the environment.

The upcoming meetings will take place at different locations.

Please see below for the full list and Topics. (more…)

LSC- East Aldine Center holds Open House


Community turns out at BakerRipley for Lone Star College

ALDINE – The East Aldine community will have a brand new option for high-quality academic and workforce training beginning this fall. On Saturday, May 4, Lone Star CollegeEast Aldine Center welcomed the public to an open house community awareness event from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the BakerRipley – East Aldine Campus, 3000 Aldine Mail Route Rd.

Dr. Luis Lucio, dean LSC-East Aldine Center, was the host for the event. He commented, “I have waited a long time to be able to say it, but now Lone Star CollegeEast Aldine Center is open for registration for students for the fall semester!” Lucio continued, “I am proud of the work we, along with our partners, have done to reach this point. Lone Star CollegeEast Aldine Center will bring affordable education opportunities and the expertise of LSC faculty and staff to the East Aldine neighborhood.”

The opening of LSC-East Aldine Center represents the culmination of years of work from many people and groups, including partner agencies BakerRipley and the East Aldine Management District.

This event was a festive affair and attended by prospective students and family. High school students interested in nearby college class options, adults interested in high-tech workforce training and seniors interested in their grandchildren’s education had the opportunity to meet educators in person and learn about the value LSC-East Aldine will provide.


Volunteers clean-up bayou in Aldine


EAST ALDINE – As part of the observance of Earth Day (April 22) the Greens Bayou Coalition and the East Aldine District co-sponsored a Greens Bayou Sprint Clean-up on Saturday, April 27.

We had over 30 volunteers for our greens bayou clean up. Groups from MacArthur, Pine Village PUD, Northbelt UD, Dignity Memorial, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and families came out to clean a stretch of the Greens Bayou. The target area was the bayou next to Kennedy Greens Business Park on JFK Boulevard.