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Five-0 Fun Run Set for May


Join the Huntsville Police Department for the 3rd Annual Five-O 5K/1-Mile Family Fun Color Run! This is a great event to end the school year and start summer off in a colorful way. Snacks and drinks will be provided along with loads of FUN! The race will take place at ...

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Nominations Open for Top School Volunteers for SBOE Heroes for Children Award


The State Board of Education (SBOE) is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Heroes for Children Award. This annual award recognizes public school volunteers who have been strong advocates for Texas schoolchildren. Individual volunteers may be nominated for this recognition. However, educational employees, elected government officials and organizations are ineligible ...

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Atlantic Housing Foundation, Inc. Announces Fall 2017 Scholarship Deadline

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Atlantic Housing Foundation, Inc. (AHF) announced earlier this month that April 30th, 2017 will be the deadline to apply for a housing or academic scholarship for the Fall 2017 semester. Each year, AHF awards collegiate scholarships to individuals from families below the HUD recommended Adjusted Median Income. In 2016, AHF ...

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Registration Underway for Annual Adventure Run


by Emily Schulze The “Great Muddy Escape” is not only a fun way to raise awareness about living a healthy and active lifestyle; it’s also a fundraiser benefitting the local non-profit organization, Huntsville Family YMCA.  The annual adventure race, held in Huntsville, Texas, has something for everyone. For the extreme ...

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Changes to City of Huntsville Animal Control


Shelter no longer accepting animals from Huntsville Animal Control. As many people in Huntsville and Walker County are aware, the Rita B. Huff Humane Society Board of Directors has made a conscious decision to place more energy and resources on adoptions. As a result of limited capacity at their current ...

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Local Retailer Donates School Supplies to HISD

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Huntsville ISD would like to thank our community partners from the Huntsville Kroger Store. Their local associates recently conducted their annual Backpack Booster Campaign collecting school supplies to benefit community children. The store donated 300+ prepackaged backpack school supply kits to the district. The kits were distributed evenly between HISD secondary campuses for ...

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Atlantic Housing Foundation Awards $127,000 in Scholarships to SHSU Students for Fall 2016


Awards $400,000 in total scholarships for Fall 2016 Atlantic Housing Foundation, Inc. (AHF) announced the award of 23 academic and housing scholarships, representing $400,000 in awards for the Fall of 2016. Michael Nguyen, AHF’s President and CEO, feels that these biannual scholarship awards are instrumental to the organization’s mission of Making ...

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Texas REALTORS® Grant Funds Available for Walker County Flood Victims

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Applicants eligible to receive up to $1,000 grant The Texas Association of REALTORS® Relief Fund helps people who’ve suffered losses due to natural disasters in Texas. Currently, the fund is accepting applications from Texas residents who have suffered property damage to their primary residences as a result of the severe ...

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Free Legal Assistance Available for Texas Flooding Victims

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Following recent storms and flooding in Texas, the State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association (ABA), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and other organizations have partnered to help provide assistance to affected individuals. A toll-free legal hotline (800-504-7030) is available to connect low-income individuals affected by the disaster ...

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TDCJ Continues Cancellations of Volunteer Activities due to Weather

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The Texas Department of Criminal Justice has announced the cancellation of additional volunteer activities at the following units from Monday, June 6 through Monday, June 13, 2016 due to predicted flooding: Clemens Wynne Eastham Polunsky Ferguson Goree Jester – I Jester – III Michael Vance Stiles Darrington Hightower Powledge Stringfellow ...

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