Category Archives: Asian Community

State Fair of Texas

The State Fair of Texas is one of the two largest state fairs in the United States. The other is in Minnesota.  The state fair is held every Fall in Dallas. It opened for the first time on October 26, 1886. Some 14,000 … Continue reading

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Flu Season and Flu Shots 2018-2019

  Flu season 2018-2019 is here. Texas health officials advise infants and people 6 months and older to get vaccinated against the flu. The annual flu season starts in October and runs mostly through the winter months into next year. If you … Continue reading

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Hawaii’s Soldiers of Light Visits Houston

Above, “Come As You Are” and “You Lift Me Up” performed by Soldiers of Light. As thunderstorms loomed early Sunday evening, the young voices of Hawaii’s Soldiers of Light Choir lit up the night in Houston, Texas.  Tonight, the Soldiers of … Continue reading

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Hurricane Florence Relief from Houston

Here is a list of Houston, Texas  churches and groups collecting donated supplies and paying it forward to help people recover from Hurricane Florence in North Carolina and South Carolina. Above, volunteers at the Houston Pays It Forward Hurricane Florence Donation … Continue reading

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Houston Pays It Forward Hurricane Florence Donation Drive

Runs: 2:21 Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner Rick Smaile/Volunteer Update Wednesday, September 26, 2018: On Friday, September 28th, Mayor Turner is scheduled to deliver relief items collected during last weekend’s Houston Pays it Forward Hurricane Florence Donation Drive to Columbia, South Carolina. … Continue reading

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Rice University Free Tuition to Eligible Students

  Rice University is making a college education more affordable to students from low-income and middle-income families. Under a new financial plan called The Rice Investment, full tuition and scholarships and grants will be offered to these students. Full tuition scholarships will … Continue reading

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Hurricane Harvey One Year Anniversary

It’s been a year since Hurricane Harvey changed many lives forever.  The 2017 hurricane season was awful for people in Texas, Florida and Puerto Ric0. The hurricanes devastated people of all backgrounds and income levels.  One year later, some hurricane victims … Continue reading

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Hawaii Wins Little League Baseball World Series Championship

Hawaii won the 2018 Little League Baseball World Series Championship today.  The final 2 teams, Hawaii and South Korea, were thousands of miles away from their homes to play in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania.  As Hurricane Lane headed near Hawaii, Hawaii brought their … Continue reading

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Crazy Rich Asians Weekend

Updated:  August 20, 2018 “Crazy Rich Asians” was #1 at the box office this weekend, according to the Hollywood Reporter.  The first Hollywood studio production in 25 years with an all Asian cast raked in a crazy rich $26.5 million during its … Continue reading

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AAJA National Convention in Houston

The 2018 Asian American Journalists Association Convention’s Opening Reception was Wednesday night at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in downtown Houston.  Above, the Texas AAJA Convention co-chairs/reporters Poodja Lodhia and Michelle Choi with reporter Natalie Hee.  Tex-Mex food and snacks were … Continue reading

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