By Dale A. Fritz, Ph D.
Stacie Villarreal has been name the new Waller County Extension Agent-Agriculture and Natural Resources. She will assume her new duties on November 1, filling the position previously held by Damion Turner. Villarreal holds a Master of Science Degree in Range and Wildlife Management from Texas A&M University-Kingsville.
Hempstead – On September 16 the Waller County 4-H Council officers and 4-H Ambassadors presented a proclamation to Waller County Commissioners Court. This proclamation recognizes 4-H youth for their citizenship, leadership skills and their involvement in the community, and designates October 4-10, 2015 as “National 4-H Week in Texas.”
By Susan Hopkins
Go4theGoal was established in 2006 just weeks after Richard Stefanacci was diagnosed with a rare bone cancer, Ewing’s Sarcoma. After battling cancer for a year, Richard lost his life to the disease. Did you know that cancer is the leading cause of death in children and that less than 4% of federal funding is dedicated to pediatric cancer research?
By Laurie Bettis
Hempstead ISD took time prior to Friday night’s game against the Crusaders on September 18 to recognize future athletes and cheerleaders at the annual Pee Wee Night. Following the recognition of over 80 youth from the Pee Wee football teams and cheerleading squads, the Varsity Bobcats took time to share high fives as they headed into the locker room prior to kick-off.
Katy Christian Women’s Connection will be hosting our annual Fall Festival luncheon on Thursday, October 15, 2015 at The Club at Falcon Point, 24503 Falcon Point Dr., Katy. Our Festival starts at 10 AM and ends at 1:15 PM. We will be hosting a variety of vendors (Scentsy, Mary Kay, Elegant By Design to name a few). We will have a live auction on beautiful theme baskets and a silent auction on items donated by area merchants.
Waller – The Levi Strauss & Co. Outlet Store at Houston Premium Outlets in Cypress recently made a generous donation to Waller Junior High School. The store donated supplies and backpacks to the students at the campus as part of Levi’s back-toschool program, #LeviGivesBack.