Events

LAN Sponsors 22nd annual Corporate Challenge

LAN Sponsors 22nd annual Corporate Challenge

Engineering firm Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) has stepped up to serve as Title Sponsor for the 22nd annual Westchase District Corporate Challenge. "We're grateful to LAN for this sponsorship because it allows our competitors to enjoy a great day of competition, while ensuring that there will be a sizable contribution to our area charities at the end of the day," said Sherry Fox, Westchase District VP of Communications, who organizes the annual event.…..Read More

Vote for the “Best of Westchase”

Vote for the “Best of Westchase”

Outta the way, Oscars! Git gone, Grammys! Ease on down the road, Emmys! After an extended absence, the only awards that really matter have returned: Best of Westchase. Whether you live in Westchase District or merely “reside” here during workday hours, you probably have your favorite places to eat, shop and maybe even hide from your boss. We celebrated and honored your local favorites in 2005 and 2010, and we decided it’s time to rekindle…..Read More

District Businesses Support School Supply Drive

District Businesses Support School Supply Drive

Almost 20 Westchase District-area businesses are participating in the Westchase District Community Fund's school supply drive, taking place during the month of July. Each location is hosting a donation box for school supplies that the WDCF will distribute among Sneed Elementary School, Paul Revere Middle School, Neighborhood Schools and West Houston Assistance Ministries. Requested supplies include: Backpacks (transparent or mesh) Colored pencils Construction paper Copy paper Crayons Filler paper Markers Pencils Pencil pouches Pens Rulers…..Read More

Volunteers Receive Community Impact Awards

Volunteers Receive Community Impact Awards

Heroes work in the communities around us. They share a common thread that’s driven by a love of helping others. You might never know about their selfless or tireless work because they don’t seek recognition or the spotlight. Westchase District’s Advisory Board premiered its inaugural Community Impact Awards in 2018 to highlight these heroes. On Thursday, Jan. 9 a new set of honorees was announced for the 2019 awards and presented to Gwyn Buzzini, Beverly…..Read More

‘A Great Decision’ – Leading Industry CEO Describes Corporate Headquarters in Westchase

‘A Great Decision’ – Leading Industry CEO Describes Corporate Headquarters in Westchase

In the four years since Phillips 66 placed its future in Westchase District by establishing headquarters at 2331 CityWest Boulevard, CEO Greg Garland couldn’t be happier. “We choose to call Houston, Texas and Westchase our home,” said Garland. “A lot of thought went into that. Westchase was a great location for us and our employees. We love Westchase. It was a great decision,” said Garland speaking before a large audience at the Westchase Today &…..Read More

Sacred Heart Coffee for a Cause at Grace Presbyterian

Sacred Heart Coffee for a Cause at Grace Presbyterian

Something brewing in Grace Presbyterian Church has coffee lovers rejoicing. That's because Sacred Heart Coffee is now open for business inside Grace's Welcome Center at 10221 Ella Lee Lane. Open to the public, the café operates Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Upon entering the Welcome Center, patrons will find a warm ambiance of tables, chairs and sofas that provide a relaxing and inviting place…..Read More

23rd annual Corporate Challenge KO’d by  Coronavirus

23rd annual Corporate Challenge KO’d by Coronavirus

For the first time in its 23 year history, the Westchase District's Corporate Challenge has been cancelled. "We'd originally hoped to simply postpone it to a later day," said Sherry Fox, organizer of the event. "But as Harris County and the City of Houston looked to extend their guidelines against large gatherings, it became obvious that we could not reschedule. Doing an outdoor event of this magnitude in Houston's summer temperatures isn't practical or safe.…..Read More

Quillian Center Camps Open for Summer Fun

Quillian Center Camps Open for Summer Fun

For 36 years, Quillian has offered summer camps, giving kids exceptional opportunities during the summer, while their parents go to work knowing their children are playing and having fun in a safe environment. COVID-19 halted many things, but it couldn’t halt camp, not very long anyway. “We were forced to close our spring break camp after just one day,” said Quillian Center Director Tom Gaden. Quillian was closed all of April and most of May…..Read More

Elected Officials Join Business Owners to Support Bounce Back Westchase Campaign

Elected Officials Join Business Owners to Support Bounce Back Westchase Campaign

“We need to stay in business. My employees need their jobs.” Tina MacInnes’ words echo the paramount sense of urgency facing hundreds of thousands of businesses across the nation. A leading Salata franchise owner, MacInnes joined local elected officials and economic development professionals at an event hosted at her restaurant. MacInnes’ message found a receptive audience as they all celebrated the launch of Bounce Back Westchase. The campaign was created by Minuteman Press Westchase and…..Read More

HWCOC Leader Keeps Organization Focused Despite COVID Disruption

HWCOC Leader Keeps Organization Focused Despite COVID Disruption

Like all member-based organizations that serve businesses and the community around the nation, the Houston West Chamber of Commerce (HWCOC) had to adapt. HWCOC is a professional organization that serves West Houston with engaging live events that connect members to economic opportunities. In addition, the HWCOC connects members to important community issues and helps build stronger communities, encouraging its members to stay involved in business, civic and social priorities. Events are held weekly throughout the…..Read More

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