George Springer’s Bowling Event Benefits Camp for Kids who Stutter


George Springer is among the approximately 70 million people who stutter, but he doesn’t allow the condition to keep him from living a high-profile life and speaking publicly.

The Astros’ right fielder hosted a bowling event on Monday night at Lucky Strikes in Houston in to launch the George Springer Kids Fund and raise money and awareness for the Stuttering Association for the Young, or SAY. 

Here's Why You Should Come to the Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service

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Come to Points of Light's Conference on Volunteering and Service – the world’s largest gathering of volunteer, national service and civic leaders. Each year, thousands of people who care about the future of volunteer service come together to learn, share and get inspired.

World's Largest Conference on Volunteering and Service to Be Held in Houston in October

Key Houston Leaders Join Points of Light Founder, President George H. W. Bush, to Spearhead the Organization's Conference
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HOUSTON, June 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service, providing the singular opportunity for thousands to come together to shape the future of volunteerism, will be held in Houston at the George R. Brown Convention Center Oct. 19-21.

CITGO and Sun Coast Resources Raised More than $140,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association at 20th Annual Jonathan Clements Texas Golf Tournament

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HOUSTON, June 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation and CITGO Marketer Sun Coast Resources together helped raise more than $140,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s (MDA) Houston chapter during the 20th annual Jonathan Clements Texas Golf Tournament. 

CITGO and Houston Public Library Host 2015 Teen Tech Fair

Partnership provides interactive, educational activities for local teens and students
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HOUSTON, Mar. 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of Teen Tech Week, CITGO Petroleum Corporation and the Houston Public Library recently hosted the Teen Tech Fair at the Henington-Alief Regional Library.
“The Teen Tech Fair is a great opportunity for teens to gain hands-on experience with innovative and interactive technology,” said Jennifer Schwartz, programming manager with the Houston Public Library. “With CITGO’s help, we have been able to make learning fun for students while empowering them to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.”

Join the Green Party: Toyota Celebrates Four Year SWAC Partnership with Eco-Bash and Receives Corporate Champion Award during SWAC Basketball Tournament

Toyota Green Initiative drives its commitment to community and environmental education during SWAC with TGI Serve and guests Lisa Leslie and DJ SupaStar
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TORRANCE, Calif.<, March 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- Houston volunteers are invited to join eco-mom, former WNBA MVP and Olympic gold medalist 

Points of Light 2015 Conference on Volunteering and Service Announces Call for Presenters

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December 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Points of Light is now accepting proposals for workshops during the Conference on Volunteering and Service, October 19 - 21, 2015 in Houston.

Each year, Conference workshops highlight proven practices, innovative programs and challenging ideas that equip attendees to lead volunteering and service efforts around the globe.

We are looking for workshops with realistic learning objectives, interactive designs and content focused on innovative and replicable strategies for engaging volunteers.

Carnival Cruise Lines and KHOU 11 Hosting 'Battle of the High School Marching Bands' Competition in Houston

Houston-Area High Schools to Compete for $10,000 Prize from Carnival and Performance Aboard a Texas-based 'Fun Ship'
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September 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The search is on for the most spirited band in Houston! Carnival Cruise Lines, Texas' largest cruise operator, is partnering with CBS affiliate KHOU 11 for "The Battle of the High School Marching Bands" competition in Greater Houston. The fun contest celebrates the musical talent of local area students, and will award one talented band a $10,000 cash prize from Carnival and the opportunity to perform aboard one of Carnival's "Fun Ships" in Galveston on a turnaround day this fall.

New Gulf Coast SPF Conference Announced, Will Bring Together Experts from Axiall, ERM, Enablon and More to Highlight World-Class Operational Risk Management Programs

Event will highlight industry best practices from companies leveraging Process Safety Management to achieve Operational Risk Management excellence
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Chicago, IL / Houston, TX, May 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Enablon, the world's leading provider of Sustainability, EHS, and Risk Management software, is pleased to announce that the Sustainable Performance Forum (SPF) Houston Regional Conference will be held Wednesday, May 21, 2014, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. CDT at Vallone’s, Houston, Texas.

Houston Bicycle Revolutionaries

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Do you ever wonder why so many people ride bikes in a place like the Netherlands while so few do in Texas? Both places are flat with temperate weather, and physicists call the bicycle the most efficient means for human transportation yet invented, so why do residents in one location ride bicycles at so much lower a rate? Well, the answer, it turns out, is complicated and involves political, cultural, and practical factors.


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