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March 2011

Kendall Public Library Volunteer Planting Day is Approaching

Kendall Public Library Volunteer Planting Day is Approaching

Looking for a fun family activity that also benefits the community? Join the festivities on Saturday, March 19 for the Volunteer Planting Day at the Belle Sherman Kendall Neighborhood Library and Community Center located at 609 N. Eldridge. Volunteers will help create a green, native atmosphere at the recently relocated library which recently suffered damage from the unusually cold winter.  Weeding, planting trees and shrubs, mulching… the library needs it all!

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Pecan Creek Grille is Open for Business

Pecan Creek Grille is Open for Business

The Energy Corridor can add another restaurant to our impressive list – Pecan Creek Grille.  The diner-style restaurant, located at the corner of Briar Forest Drive and Eldridge Parkway, offers an extensive breakfast menu ranging from flavorful breakfast tacos and fluffy pancakes to classic bacon and eggs, all of which are available all day.  Pecan Creek Grille is also open for lunch.   Whether you are craving fried catfish, sweet potato fries or even enchiladas, Pecan Creek Grille has delectable entrees to fulfill your taste buds.

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Are You Ready for March Madness?

Are You Ready for March Madness?

Houstonians are gearing up for the upcoming Final Four to be held at Reliant Stadium.  But, the excitement begins with the NCAA tournaments, which send fans into a synchronized frenzy, hence the name March Madness. This year, the number of teams participating in NCAA March Madness jumps from 64 to 68, meaning even more games and excitement!  If you are looking for a local hangout to cheer on your favorite team, you may want to visit local sports bars such as Sporting News Grill located in the Holiday Inn Houston-West and The Enclave Sports Grill.

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Rivers, Lakes, Bays N’ Bayous, Oh My! Join us for Trash Bash to Help Clean Houston Waterways

Rivers, Lakes, Bays N’ Bayous, Oh My! Join us for Trash Bash to Help Clean Houston Waterways

On Saturday, March 26 thousands of volunteers will clean up waterways throughout the Greater Houston area at the annual Rivers, Lakes, Bays N’ Bayous Trash Bash, the largest statewide event developed to emphasize the importance of water resources.

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Masterword Services Inc. Receives Top Honors

Masterword Services Inc. Receives Top Honors

Located at I-10 and Highway 6, Masterword Services, Inc. was recently recognized as one of the “Top 100 Women Owned Businesses” in Texas and one of the “Top 500 Women Owned Businesses” in the United States.  The business has also been certified as a Historically Underutilized Business by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission.

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Join us as we Celebrate the Release of the West Houston Trails Master Plan

Join us as we Celebrate the Release of the West Houston Trails Master Plan

After extensive public meetings and volunteer committees working with the local community, the comprehensive study for the West Houston Trails Master Plan is complete.  Please join us on Friday, April 1 at 2 p.m. at Eldridge Oaks, located at 1080 Eldridge Parkway, as we share the release of the West Houston Trails Master Plan.

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Mark your Calendar for the 7th Annual Bike to Work Day!

Mark your Calendar for the 7th Annual Bike to Work Day!

Save the date for the upcoming 7th Annual Bike to Work Day.  Join companies in the Energy Corridor on Thursday, May 19 by cycling to work in celebration of National Bike to Work Month.  Skip the traffic, burn calories, reduce emissions and get some fresh air!

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Get Rid of Unwanted Electronics and Papers at the Energy Corridor District’s E-Recycle Day

Get Rid of Unwanted Electronics and Papers at the Energy Corridor District’s E-Recycle Day

Many of us are thinking about that overwhelming task, Spring-cleaning.  The Energy Corridor District is making it easy to rid of those unwanted cell phones, televisions and computer monitors with its E-Recycle event on Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. So, as you clean out those closets, attic and garage, set aside those electronics! You can also bring newspapers, personal documents, photographs, diskettes, micro-fiche, CD-ROMs, videotapes, cassette tapes and X-rays for shredding.

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