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Kendra Scott and her team honored nurses at The Woman's Hospital of Texas

In celebration with National Nurses Week

HOUSTON, Texas - On Friday, May 7, hundreds of nurses at The Woman's Hospital of Texas were surprised with a special event honoring National Nurses Week. Kendra Scott, world-renowned jewelry and home accessories designer, collaborated with The Woman's Hospital…

Texas Department of Agriculture now accepting applications

Deadline for application: May 21, 2021

TEXAS - The Texas Department of Agriculture is accepting applications to help with local costs collected for activities related to the FY 2021 State Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (PEBT). The deadline for this application is May 21, 2021. Out of…

Karya Kares brings free swimming classes to children across the State of Texas

Here is what you need to know for your child to receive these services

HOUSTON, Texas - Karya Property Management's Karya Kares organization, with its main headquarters located in Houston, acts as a non-profit institution created to provide charity opportunities and services to both the Houston area and globally. From the beginning, Karya Kares…

Governor Abbott announces HHSC's extension of Emergency SNAP benefits for May

A continuation to the response to the Covid-19 pandemic

AUSTIN, Texas - On Tuesday, May 4, Governor Abbott announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is providing about $246 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) food benefits for the month of May in response…

Deadline to apply for disaster assistance with FEMA is May 20

For those recovering from uninsured or underinsured losses and damages

DENTON, Texas - There are only two weeks left for Texas residents and businesses, who are recovering form uninsured or underinsured losses and damage from February's severe winter storms, to register for disaster assistance with FEMA and apply for a…

22-year-old airman's body found off Texas coast

Family found body after Coast Guard suspends search

Originally Published: 04 MAY 21 19:35 ET Updated: 05 MAY 21 07:35 ET By Amir Vera and Hannah Sarisohn, CNN (CNN) -- Family members of the missing 22-year-old airman found his body Tuesday morning off the Texas Coast, according to…

Four Texas cities have been named first-time Tree City USA in 2020

Conroe, DeSoto, McAllen and Shady Shores have been recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation

TEXAS - Texas cities, Conroe, DeSoto, McAllen and Shady Shores have been recognized by The Arbor Day Foundation, who's in partnership with Texas A&M Forest Service, for their commitments to effective urban forest upkeep by naming them first-time Tree City…

First digital Spanish-language dyslexia curriculum launched and announced today

Esperanza connects students, educators and therapists

AUSTIN, Texas - It was announced today by AmplioSpeech, "Amplio", the launch of a digital Spanish-language dyslexia curriculum, Esperanza, developed by Dr. Elsa Cárdenas-Hagan. "Amplio" is a developer of a digital platform that connects students, educators and therapists with advanced…