BRAZOS VALLEY LATEST NEWS

December 1, 2014

First Sunday Jazz Jam Celebrates Five Years

Local jazz entertainer Greg Tivis and company will celebrate five years of First Sunday Jazz with a New Orleans style show packed with surprises and special guests from 6pm to 9pm at Luigi’s Patio Ristorante on Sunday, December 7.
November 25, 2014

Voices for Children’s 12 Days of Christmas

Voices For Children is hosting its annual 12 Days of Christmas fundraiser December 1–12, with the goal of raising $12,000. The fundraiser generates funds needed to support its Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program. 
November 24, 2014

Ensure a Safe Thanksgiving for Fido

Doctors from BluePearl Veterinary Partners are urging people to practice caution over the Thanksgiving holiday as many of the items prepared for humans to feast on may pose serious problems to their furry friends.
November 18, 2014

Groundbreaking: Zachry Engineering at Texas A&M

Texas A&M University is renowned for its engineering program, and the students of Dwight Look College of Engineering have emerged to make incredible contributions to society.
November 17, 2014

Become a Master Gardener

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension service is now accepting applications for the  the Brazos County 2015 Master Gardener Volunteer Training Course until December 1.
November 17, 2014

Volunteer Brazos Valley Relaunch

United Way of the Brazos Valley and Brazos Valley Council of Governments are working to make Volunteer Brazos Valley the top place for volunteers to connect with opportunities in the community.
November 11, 2014

November/December Launch Party

Insite Magazine's November/December launch party will be hosted by Brazos Valley Med Spa on Thursday, November 13 from 5pm-7pm.
November 11, 2014

Wrap Syrian Refugees in Hope

The Raindrop Foundation will be participating in a blanket drive organized by Embrace Relief in collaboration with the Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) from November 1 through November 22. It is an effort to collect blankets for refugees who have fled Syria and Iraq for Turkey due to the erupting violence in Syria and Iraq. The effort is to help Syrian and Iraqi refugee families in need during the harsh winter months what will soon be upon them.
November 4, 2014

Health For All Open House

Health For All has moved to a new location, and will host an open house November 10 from 5:30 to 7:00pm.
November 3, 2014

Weather Report: Deadly Weather

Weather Report question: What type of weather kills the most people?
November 3, 2014

A Howdy Harvest

Horticulture has been a popular field of interest at Texas A&M University since the beginning of the university itself. The students in the department are passionate about their work, and in 2009, several took it upon themselves to establish an on-campus garden.

The horticulture students gained inspiration for the farm as a way to apply lectures while obtaining hands-on gardening experience. The project was dubbed the “Howdy Farm.”

November 3, 2014

Holiday Spirits

“I really love whiskey,” says Cody Schilling. When asked his favorite, he answers with an all-encompassing, “yes.” At the first hint of cold, Schilling says he abandons his favorite summertime drink of gin, and pours into his love affair with whiskey.
November 3, 2014

Building Dreams

The three houses lining the street expose only bones as workers toil and tackle more of the structure at hand. The new homes will soon belong to citizens seeking a helping hand to transform their lives in ways they never thought feasible.  This advancement embodies the entire purpose of Habitat for Humanity, an organization dedicated to building homes for low-income families.
November 3, 2014

Home Sweet Farm for the Holiday

“Nothing that we have you’ll find in a grocery store,” says Brad Stufflebeam, lit by the skylight of the Home Sweet Farm Market.  An old plow hangs like a chandelier from the open rafters of the market, dangling over shelves of locally sourced harvest and the Stufflebeam family. A couple walks in, as Jenny Stufflebeam greets them with a hug and Brad offers a hearty handshake.
November 3, 2014

Around the World in 2 Days

“Come celebrate the world at Brazos Valley Worldfest,’” says Kim Fox, festival coordinator and manager, community programs in public partnership and outreach of Texas A&M University. “Our mission is to promote and celebrate the international diversity and heritage of the Brazos Valley.”