The recent growth outlook for Texas pegs Waller County as one of the fastest growing counties in the United States and the folks in Waller County are not taking it lightly. Over the course of April, Waller County Officials including the County Judges, Commissioners, Mayors and council members, school boards of Brookshire, Hempstead, Prairie View and Waller and Prairie View A&M University are holding several public meetings to address issues and programs to help shape the future of the county for the next 25 years. The first set of meetings were held at Waller County Courthouse on April 18 and Waller ISD Board Room on April 19. The next round of meetings will be in the Carden Waller Cooperative Extension Building at Prairie View A&M University on April 25 and Royal High School Auditorium in Brookshire on April 26. The meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact: Hilary Avery at 979-826-7700 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Prairie View Federal Credit Union and the Cooperative Extension Program at Prairie View A&M University invite the members to participate in its Financial Fridays Seminars on April 22 in the Carden Waller building at the university. The seminars are designed to enhance the members’ credit and financial management education and will continue on April 29. For information call Jason Y. Ruth at 607-319-1317.
Join Zeta Gamma Omega for our Annual Spring Tea and Silent Auction on April 23, 2016 from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tickets are $20 each and may be purchased through a Zeta Gamma Omega member or send a direct message to our page. Hope to see you all there!
The City of Prairie View City Council will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, April 25 at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 44500 U. S. Business Hwy. 290 in Prairie View. The public is invited to attend.
The Prairie View A&M University National Alumni Association is gearing up for its 40th National Convention on July 20-24, 2016 in San Antonio. More than 500 alumni and friends of PVAMU are expected to attend the four-day event, featuring workshops, seminars, class meetings and the awards ceremonies. For information visit: www.pvualumni.org or call 936-857-5817.
Your prayers and encouragement are welcomed for Ada Beal, Irene Davis, C. Andrew Doyle, B. J. Freeman, Vanessa Jackson, Evelyn Jones, David Kirkpatrick, Willie Smith, Mary Ann Stubblefield, Arie Walker, Sandra Watson and Douglas Woolfolk. A special prayer for the victims of the recent rain storm and condolences to those who lives and properties were lost in the flood. May God’s peace be with you!
HAPPY APRIL BIRTHDAY GREETINGS TO: Charles T. Edwards (19), Brenda Lorrick (20), Cube Charleston (21), Margaret Foster (21), Lula Hall (21), Martha Jackson (21), Vera King (26, Theodis Shine (26), Vickie Seldon (26), Herbert Thomas (26), Florine Muse (27), Brenda Howard (28) and Erma Sadberry (28)
The members of the Prairie View Retired Teachers and Educational Personnel Association will expand their horizons this month. Instead of its regular meeting on April 27, the members are taking a cultural excursion to the Castles in Brenham, Texas. The group will resume their regular meeting on May 25 at 1:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall of St. Francis of Assisi at 204 Dooley Street. All interested parties are invited to join and attend. The association will host a Candidates Forum at this meeting for all persons seeking elected office. Mrs. Johnie Walker is the president.
The Prairie View Chamber of Commerce will host its meeting on April 29 at 6:00 p.m. in the George E. Higgs National Alumni Building on University Drive in Prairie View. All interested persons are invited to attend. Mr. George Higgs is the president.