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2014-03-27 23:22:42

Ticket Down announces that they have reduced ticket prices across the board for Luke Bryan at the Cynthia Mitchell Woods Pavilion in The Woodlands, Texas (suburban Houston). This popular secondary ticket source is also offering their customer appreciation promo/coupon code LUKE-BRYAN-2014 for additional checkout savings. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Ticket Down announces that Luke Bryan will be headlining at the Cynthia Mitchell Woods Pavilion (The Woodlands Pavilion) on Friday,...

2013-12-17 20:20:23

Students at Alief, Houston and Spring Branch Independent School Districts to Receive 60 Kindle Fire Tablets HOUSTON, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Harris County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) today announced the launch of their "Kindling Young Minds" program aimed at boosting attendance at six Houston high schools. CITGO and the Sheriff's office identified schools in the Alief, Houston and Spring Branch Independent School Districts (ISD) to receive a total of 60...

2013-11-19 08:20:23

HOUSTON, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- During the annual meeting of the Houston Ship Channel Security District (HSCSD) November 21, public safety, homeland security and police agencies will display infrastructure and equipment funded by the HSCSD used to mitigate threats and protect the Houston Ship Channel. Harris County Sheriff's Office, Houston Police Department and U.S. Coast Guard ­- Houston-Galveston and other agencies will display response equipment outside the Houston...

2013-08-20 08:35:59

NICE solutions create paradigm change in Harris County security management, enabling collaboration across regional agencies RA'ANANA, Israel, August 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NICE Systems (NASDAQ: NICE) today announced that it has successfully implemented, in coordination with the Harris County Sheriff's Office [http://www.harriscountyso.org ] and the Harris County Information Technology Center [http://www.harriscountytx.gov/itc ], NICE Situator...

2013-03-05 12:20:50

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Harris County, Texas, has among the highest number of commuters coming from another county in the nation, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today in new estimates released from the American Community Survey. Nationally, 27.4 percent of workers commute outside the county where they live. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130305/DC71074-INFO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO ) Among workers in Harris...

2012-11-16 12:26:54

HOUSTON, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- City leaders are officially dedicating the Bill Coats Memorial Bike Bridge today in honor of Coats Rose Director Bill Coats. The bridge (near 6530 1/2 Almeda Road, Houston, 77021) connects to a Brays Bayou pathway, part of the Harris County Flood Control District's $535 million Project Brays- that will eventually create hike and bike trails from Barker's Reservoir to the Houston Ship Channel. Thanks to the Bill Coats Memorial Bike Bridge, bikers can now...

2012-09-25 10:22:31

HOUSTON, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans for the Arts, in partnership with Houston Arts Alliance (HAA), today revealed that the nonprofit arts and culture industry generates $977.7 million in annual economic activity in the 10-county region of the Greater Houston Area. It supports 29,118 full-time equivalent jobs and generates $130.4 million in local and state government revenues, according to the Arts & Economic Prosperity IV national economic impact study, released today at the...

2012-08-20 22:20:28

LAKE HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Come celebrate your family and enjoy the best of summer at a Grandparent's Day family portrait event hosted by Emeritus at Kingwood on Sunday, Sept. 9, from noon to 3 pm at The Veranda restaurant, located at 2820 Chestnut Ridge, Kingwood, TX 77339. Emeritus at Kingwood is a beautiful new senior living community set to open this winter in the Lake Houston area. This event is FREE and open to all families who would like a professionally...

2012-07-20 23:01:31

Amerejuve MedSpa launches Houston´s Hairiest Celebrity Contest: Offers $1,000 in cash and prizes to a randomly chosen voter. (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 Amerejuve Inc., a subsidiary of American Rejuvenation Centers and Houston´s #1 medspa, announced today the launch of Houston´s Hairiest Celebrity Contest. The contest, which runs in conjunction with Houston´s Hairiest Contest, is a fun and entertaining initiative that aims to raise awareness about Amerejuve´s...

2012-07-09 06:23:05

HOUSTON, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Alloys, LLC, a global provider of oilfield metals, services, and solutions to oil and gas manufacturers and service companies, announced that it is relocating its corporate headquarters from 350 Glenborough Drive in Houston to approximately 37,000 rentable square feet at 3 Waterway Square, a new 232,000 square-foot Class A office building under construction in The Waterway Square District of The Woodlands Town Center. Also included in the...