BRAZOS VALLEY LATEST NEWS

March 31, 2015

Free Dental Services for Kids in Need

Blinn Dental Hygiene students offer free dental services for children in need
Seventh Annual Give Kids a Smile event set for April 9 at Blinn’s Dental Hygiene Clinic
March 30, 2015

Texting While Driving Bans Reduce Crash Related Hospitalizations

Bans on texting while driving can reduce crash-related hospitalizations of both drivers and passengers, according to new research from the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health.
March 30, 2015

First Friday in Downtown Bryan

Enjoy this beautiful spring weather at First Friday in Downtown Bryan on April 3.
March 30, 2015

Rock the Casa 5k and Silent Auction

Kappa Alpha Theta will be holding the 30th Annual “Rock the CASA” 5K and silent auction on Saturday, April 18, at 9am.
March 30, 2015

Run for Remembrance 5K

The Third Annual Run for Remembrance 5k will be held on April 25 benefitting firefighters Rickey Mantey Jr. and establishing a scholarship to TEEX Firefighter Recruit Academy in the name of Lieutenant Pickard, Lieutenant Wallace and Firefighter Moran.
March 27, 2015

21st Annual “You’re the Tops!” Luncheon

The 21st Annual “You're the Tops!” Luncheon will recognize some of the best and brightest women in Brazos Valley for their charitable service.

The luncheon will be held April 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the College Station Hilton. Tickets are $40, available until April 17.

March 27, 2015

Wanderlust Kitchen

You have 10 minutes to pitch an idea for a new restaurant, a soup-to-nuts plan that must cover everything from budget and menu to floor-space planning. It’s not a script for TV’s “Shark Tank;” it’s College Station High School culinary students filling up the menu board with ideas for their Wanderlust Kitchen project.
March 27, 2015

Strech to Live: Zero Impact Can Have a Big Impact

After moving through a variety of stretching exercises for the past hour in a small fitness studio with two other women and our instructor, my muscles feel both completely relaxed and thoroughly worked out. There was no running and jumping or intense cardio, yet my body feels as if it has accomplished a solid workout.
March 27, 2015

How You Can Help Prevent Sexual Violence

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. What you learn this month may help protect someone close to you through prevention education or by increasing awareness of services available locally for anyone who is a victim of sexual violence.
March 27, 2015

Putting the Fun in Fundraiser

The sixth annual Power of the Purse fundraiser will be held April 24 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the College Station Hilton. The event will include a live auction, a silent auction, a raffle, food and a cash bar.
March 27, 2015

Experiencing the Parade of Homes

Looking to buy, build or remodel a home? Your search might end and remodeling dreams expand on the weekends of April 25-26 and May 2-3 for the B/CS Home Builders Association Parade of Homes.
March 27, 2015

March of Dimes March for Babies

It is an issue that affects everyone from superstars like Chris Pratt to millions of regular Americans every year - the premature birth of a child. On May 3, the annual Brazos Valley March of Dimes March for Babies will take place in College Station with the aim of raising money to help combat premature birth and birth defects. 
March 27, 2015

Mislabeled Supplements

America is in the midst of a bit of a health crisis.  With the continuation of high obesity rates and the prevalence of heart disease and diabetes continuing to rise, Americans are looking for anything that might help in the fight to get healthier.  It should come as no surprise then that many Americans are turning to supplements.  According to a government survey, more than half of all adults in the U.S. take at least one dietary supplement. 

March 27, 2015

Eatology

Weight loss is hard. Laurah Hawkins, owner and brainchild behind Eatology, understands that as well as anybody. While working with a local fitness program, Hawkins was mystified by the lack of results both she and some of her clients were experiencing. “People were working out but just couldn’t get the results, and we couldn’t figure out why,” says Hawkins. 

March 27, 2015

Troutfishing in America Concerts to Benefit Voices for Children

Troutfishing in America’s dynamic duo is coming to Bryan on April 11 to perform two concerts benefiting Voices for Children, the Brazos Valley’s court appointed special advocacy organization.