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August 15, 2015

Volunteer of the Month: Celia Valles

Celia Valles, a native Houstonian, currently works as the Outreach Coordinator for Council Member Robert Gallegos. She has been a community volunteer for the past 25 years, involving herself in many organizations and fundraisers around town. “Many times organizations tried to hire me for events, but I prefer to volunteer,” Valles said. This is the […]

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August 14, 2015

Deer Park Volunteer Fire Department Water Day

For the past 10 years, the Deer Park Volunteer Fire Department has provided a Water Day for the children of Boys & Girls Harbor. Water Day began when an alumni of the Harbor, a Volunteer Fire Fighter, decided the Harbor kids might enjoy playing in the water on a hot summer’s day! Although the Harbor […]

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August 07, 2015

Kick-Off Party for Good Skipper Celebration

Chairmen of the “Good Skipper Celebration”, Ellen and Fred Prelle, hosted a Kick-Off Party at their home for the Host Committee. Fred Prelle, President of Advisors Financial Group, has been a Boys & Girls Harbor Board Member since 2010. This year’s Good Skippers, Grant Harvey, Jacqueline Smith, and Fred Wahrlich spoke about the mission of […]

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August 04, 2015

Sequent Energy Sponsors an Evening at Main Event

Sequent Energy Management sponsored an evening at Main Event for the children and house parents from Boys & Girls Harbor. This is the 5th year Sequent Energy has sponsored this event. Employees from Sequent Energy went to Main Event as volunteers and spent time bowling, eating pizza, and visiting with children and employees of the […]

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May 29, 2015

This American Family

Gladney Darroh, Chairman of the Boys & Girls Harbor Board of Directors, saw his first musical drama, “This American Family,” come alive on stage at the Hobby Center Zilkha Hall May 29 – 31, 2015.The play was adapted from Darroh’s novel, Women of Uncommon Strength. Darroh wrote the lyrics from “This American Family,” and award […]

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May 16, 2015

Local Gardening Club Helps Beautify Campus

Saturday, May 16th, the Deer Park Petal Pushers Garden Club came to install fresh flowerbeds in the courtyard on the Boys & Girls Harbor campus. The members of the Petal Pushers mixed colorful yard art in the midst of the vibrant landscaping, and scattered Adirondack chairs for seating around the garden areas and near the […]

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May 11, 2015

Teeing Up FORE The Kids

The chance of rain didn’t stop loyal supporters of the Harbor from making the drive to League City for Boys & Girls Harbor’s annual charity golf tournament. It ended up being a wonderful day for golf and for the children of Boys & Girls Harbor.’Teeing Up FORE the Kids’ was held on Monday, May 11 […]

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May 01, 2015

“Charities on the Green”

Spindletop International celebrated its 50th Annual Oilmen’s Golf Tournament on the Oaks & Panther Trail Golf Club hosted at The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center May 1st and 2nd.Spindletop Charities, Inc. is committed to being a leader in charitable giving on behalf of the oil and gas industry. Since 1966, Spindletop has contributed over $18 […]

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April 07, 2015

Hope For A Dream

Through Ashley Furniture’s ‘A Hope to Dream’ campaign, they have donated 24 beds, mattresses, and comforters to the Harbor.  Ashley Furniture has also donated two barbecue grills, furniture for the family rooms, clothing, food, cleaning supplies, and toys. Ashley Furniture’s C.E.O., Gary Seals, has encouraged his associates to give back to the community and focus […]

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March 28, 2015

Guess How Much We Love These Volunteers

We would like to highlight three volunteers who did an outstanding job: Asia Hudson, Diana Larranaga, and Dolly Pearson-Alexander. All three volunteers assisted with the silent auction at the Fashion Show. Asia Hudson, originally from Louisville, Kentucky, graduated from the University of Louisville. She moved to Houston in August and is currently working as an […]

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