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Catalytic Converter Thefts on the Rise

Catalytic Converter Thefts on the Rise

Open your favorite news app or read the local newspaper and you’ll see plenty of news about catalytic converter thefts. An off-duty Harris County Sheriff’s deputy was killed recently as he attempted to intercede when he discovered thieves removing the catalytic converter on his personal vehicle while he and his wife were grocery shopping. Many of these thieves are targeting vehicle fleets and cars parked in office building parking garages or overnight at area hotels.…..Read More

School Supply Drive Kicks Off

School Supply Drive Kicks Off

By hosting donation boxes, Westchase District-area businesses can help the Westchase District Community Fund's (WDCF) school supply drive, taking place during the month of July. Locations hosting a donation box for school supplies will help collect donations that the WDCF will distribute to West Houston Assistance Ministries to help families in need. The need for school supplies is always essential especially as retail prices have risen since last year. Requested supplies include: Backpacks (transparent or mesh) Colored…..Read More

Fast Growing Firm Expands Space with Latest Move

Fast Growing Firm Expands Space with Latest Move

In the complex world of accounting, MaloneBailey, LLP, wants its staff to be comfortable. It chose to remain in Westchase District for this reason. MaloneBailey relocated to Towers of Westchase I in April where it built out and expanded its new space. The global mid-market, public accounting firm based in Houston, occupies 20,000 square feet on the building’s sixth floor. The firm has been in the District since the early 2000s; the new move coincides…..Read More

Community Impact Award Honorees Selected

Community Impact Award Honorees Selected

As the impact of the pandemic continues to pose challenges for everyday life around the world, the Westchase District Advisory Board (WDAB) recognized three individuals with 2021 Community Impact Awards who propel themselves and their teams into maximizing good in the community here in Westchase District and beyond. Houston Public Library's Jolie Mayfield, Indus Cares Foundation's Avani Narang, and Quillian Center volunteer Darleen Schauer were selected as finalists among numerous nominations by judging panel. A…..Read More

UT-Tyler/HCC Partnership Trains Engineers in West Houston

UT-Tyler/HCC Partnership Trains Engineers in West Houston

Program grows 700% since its 2012 launch Any West Houston resident who is eyeing a career in engineering need look no further than the corner of Westheimer and Hayes Roads as they consider where to seek their education and training. Houston Community College’s Engineering program offers an opportunity to receive a two year Associates Degree in Engineering Science that is transferable to a four year institution or they can earn a four-year engineering degree at…..Read More

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