September 2019 Around Town

Bridgeland and New Homeowners Raise Funds for Local Charities Bridgeland raised record funds for local charities during its Spring Giving Campaign. The community pledged a donation of $1,000 for each home purchased on behalf of buyers to one of the designated charities of their choice: Cy-Hope, Cy-Fair Educational Foundation and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Bridgeland shared … Continued

August 2019 Around Town

Eagle Scout Projects Benefit CFISD Nature Trails The CFISD Nature Trails, located behind Millsap Elementary School, received Eagle Scout projects from two CFISD students this spring. Cy-Ranch junior Ivan Garcia built and installed new benches for one of the fifth grade stations at the trails, allowing a place for students to gather to discuss what they’ve learned … Continued

July 2019 Around Town

Haute Suburban Mess and Freckles Announce Sip and Stroll Don’t miss the Sip and Stroll on July 25 with Haute Suburban Mess and Freckles Boutique at the Cypress Town Center on Highway 290 at Spring Cypress. From 6–9 p.m., enjoy special discounts, including 20% off the entire store at Haute Suburban Mess, door prizes and … Continued

June 2019 Around Town

National Charity League’s Cypress Gems Graduating Seniors Honored Nineteen graduating seniors from the Cypress Gems Chapter of the National Charity League were recognized for philanthropic activities and contributions to their community. They performed more than 4,050 hours of community service at 14 different charities. Cypress Gems comprises girls from Cy-Ranch, Cy-Woods, Cy-Fair and Bridgeland High … Continued

May 2019 Around Town

Evolution Fitness & Wellness Celebrates Three Years in Business Evolution Fitness & Wellness’ owners Jackie and Jason Bachmeier celebrated the third anniversary of the only gym in Cy-Fair focused on functional longevity specifically targeting the 50-plus population. Jackie is a certified functional-aging specialist who is dedicated to increasing her client’s quality of life through movement. … Continued

April 2019 Around Town

Texans Star J.J. Watt Surprises Moore ES Student with Jersey Fourth-grade teacher Malinda Ross at Moore ES invited her students to wear their J.J. Watt jerseys on the 99th day of school. Brock Givens didn’t have a Watt jersey, so his mother fashioned one using No. 99 cut from paper and pinned to his shirt. Malinda tweeted: … Continued

March 2019 Around Town

Kailee Mills Foundation Accepting Applications for $20,000 College Scholarship Kailee Mills Foundation will award one $20,000 college scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year to a student who has lost a parent or sibling in a car crash. Kailee Mills lost her life in 2017 at age 16 when she was in a car accident and wasn’t wearing … Continued

February 2019 Around Town

Bridgeland Students Earn ‘People’s Choice Award’ at CANstruction 2018 Bridgeland High School architecture students once again teamed up with VLK Architects to participate in the CANstruction competition Nov. 3 at CityCentre, with the team earning the “People’s Choice Award” for the second year in a row. Canstruction is an international nonprofit organization aimed at providing … Continued

January 2019 Around Town

CFISD Volleyball Players Earn All-District Recognition In District 14-6A, Bridgeland High School junior libero Makensie Garner was named Newcomer of the Year. Cy-Lakes High School senior libero Brooke Hudson and Cy-Ranch High School senior libero Sabrina Sustala shared Defensive Specialist of the Year honors. Cy-Ranch Head Coach Candice Fuchs was named Co-Coach of the Year along with Tomball Memorial High School Head Coach … Continued

December 2018 Around Town

Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce Announces Annual Gala Details The Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Diamonds & Ice Gala on Jan. 26 at the new Marriott Cityplace at Springwoods Village. The gala’s theme, “Red, White & Blue: A Patriotic Affair,” reflects the growth and cooperative spirit of the Northwest Houston community. … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

Local Pilot Places First at Reno National Championship Air Races Michael Steiger, a second-generation Delta Airlines captain and former member of the Air National Guard, won first place in the Jet Gold Heat of the Reno National Championship Air Races in September. The air races, labeled the fastest motor sport on the planet, draw aviation … Continued

October 2018 Around Town

Cypress Fourth-Grader Wins at Modeling Competition Rennell fourth-grader Cameron Lee recently participated in the International Modeling and Talent Association competition in New York. He was among 500-plus competitors and competed in four runways, a TV commercial and commercial print categories. Cameron was awarded five honorable mentions and was also one of the nominees for Pre-Teen Model … Continued