Events

Creativity Spurs Charity with Annual Food Drive

Creativity Spurs Charity with Annual Food Drive

Last year the Geo/New Ventures department at VAALCO Energy won their office "lunch and build" competition, held in conjunction with the annual Summer Food Drive. Each department at VAALCO's Westchase office built replicas of offshore platforms using the items that each department had donated to the food drive.   Every May, Westchase District teams with West Houston Assistance Ministries (WHAM) for its Summer Food Drive from May 1 – May 31. Donated food and toiletry…..Read More

New Mural on Library Loop Trail

New Mural on Library Loop Trail

Everybody's favorite Westchase District mural painter Larry Crawford, founder of Mural Arts, recently expanded his public art palate from traffic control signal boxes to something a little larger. Residing under a bridge Above the District's water habitat, located just east of Wilcrest Drive and behind the Robinson Westchase Library, is something called a box culvert. It's a concrete structure that spans the flood control channel and it's a space ripe for some artwork. The habitat…..Read More

“Surviving an Active Shooter” Presented by Public Safety Alliance

“Surviving an Active Shooter” Presented by Public Safety Alliance

In an era when senseless killing seems to be far too common, the question is, "If you are the victim of an active shooter, will you know what to do?" More than 60 apartment managers, hotel supervisors and concerned citizens turned out to hear some answers at the recent Westchase District Public Safety Alliance meeting at the Houston Marriott Westchase, where the featured topic was "Surviving an Active Shooter," presented by Houston Police Department's Stephen…..Read More

Amenities and Access Drive Leasing Decisions

Amenities and Access Drive Leasing Decisions

Top names in commercial real estate gathered to discuss the “Future of Westchase District” at the biennial event sponsored by Bisnow and hosted by Parkway Properties at its Westchase District campus – the four building, 1.4 million square foot CityWestPlace. The event was moderated by Westchase District General Manager Jim Murphy who led off the discussion by asking what amenities tenants are looking for these days. “We used to push restaurants,” said Philip Schneidau of…..Read More

Wings Over Westchase That Never Leave the Ground

Wings Over Westchase That Never Leave the Ground

Winging It: Mural artist Larry Crawford works on a giant mural that now adorns the concrete slope along the District’s Library Loop Trail. There’s more public art on display in Westchase District and this time mural artist Larry Crawford is thinking big. How big? Well, his latest mural depicting six butterflies is about 80 feet wide by 30 feet tall. “It’s the biggest single project I’ve done by myself,” said Crawford, owner of Mural Arts.…..Read More

Westchase District Breaks Ground on Third Hike and Bike Trail

Westchase District Breaks Ground on Third Hike and Bike Trail

Dig This: Members of the Westchase District community broke ground Friday on the .6-mile HCC Campus Trail near Westheimer and Hayes Road. (From left): Jack Pidgeon, West Houston Christian Center; James Koski, Office of Mayor Sylvester Turner; Zachary Hodges, HCC Northwest; Tracy Bridge, CenterPoint Energy; Beth Van Winkle, Milestone Management; and Jim Murphy, Westchase District. Westchase District staff and West Houston civic leaders broke ground Friday morning on the HCC Campus Trail, Westchase District’s third…..Read More

2017 Corporate Challenge a Super, Sunny Success

2017 Corporate Challenge a Super, Sunny Success

Weather was perfect, some new events kept things interesting and a good time was had by all at the 2017 Westchase District Corporate Challenge last Friday. Celebrating no serious athletics just serious fun, about 300 competitors, staff and volunteers participated in the challenge, which has taken place for 20 years at Quillian Recreation Center. "We've been trying to convince our management to let us participate for years," said Diana Brown with Harvey Builders. "It was…..Read More

Costello, Inc. Earns Top Spot at 2017 Corporate Challenge

Costello, Inc. Earns Top Spot at 2017 Corporate Challenge

First Place Overall, Costello, Inc. "Blue" Team For the seventh year in a row, a team from Costello Engineering, Inc. claimed the coveted traveling trophy as overall winner of Westchase District's 20th annual annual Corporate Challenge. The "blue" team, led by Brent Palermo earned top honors, while Tailored Brand's "Buy 1, Get 4 Free" team, led by Stacy Malin, came in second. Third place in the six-event competition went to the Paul Revere Patriots, led…..Read More

Frost Bank New Title Sponsor for Corporate Challenge

Frost Bank New Title Sponsor for Corporate Challenge

Outdoor fun fundraiser enters 21st year with new sponsors, events As it approaches a sellout attendance, the 21st Annual Westchase District Corporate Challenge is shaping up to be one of the most exciting ever. The event – which will take place Friday, April 6 at Quillian Recreation Center – has a new title sponsor in Frost Bank, an organization with longtime Westchase District ties that has participated with a team competing all 21 years. “We’ve…..Read More

Paul Revere Middle School Takes Top Prize at 2018 Corporate Challenge

Paul Revere Middle School Takes Top Prize at 2018 Corporate Challenge

Employees from Paul Revere Middle School took home the coveted traveling trophy after winning overall first place in the 2018 Westchase District Corporate Challenge. Click here for a complete list of winners and charity recipients...Read More

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