BRAZOS VALLEY LATEST NEWS

January 21, 2014

Serendipitous Serenades

The next live performance of the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra’s 32nd season will be Sunday, January 26 in Rudder Theatre.
January 21, 2014

Sassy Shoes Show-Off Selfless Side

Bright red, studded pumps with more sparkle than Dorothy’s slippers; strappy black stilettos; elaborately embroidered cowboy boots; lacey yellow sling-backs with a summery flair- Every kind of shoe imaginable could be seen at the Fifth Annual Sassy Shoe Social as ladies lined up to strut their stuff on the runway for a charitable cause.

January 21, 2014

White House Lecture Series: Debt Crisis Discussion

Alan K. Simpson, former U.S. senator from Wyoming, and Erskine B. Bowles, White House chief of staff under President Bill Clinton, will address the nation’s debt crisis at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University on January 29.
January 17, 2014

Young Ladies: Seminar for Success

The Young Ladies Success Seminar, a seminar designed to expose middle and high school-age girls to collegiate and career opportunities, will be held at Blinn College at the Bryan Campus Student Center on February 1.
January 14, 2014

Blinn Helped Single Mom Discover the Path to Higher Education

Angela Allison of College Station hopes to inspire others after defying the odds
January 9, 2014

First Lady Barbara Bush to Lead Reading Program

First Lady Barbara Bush will read excerpts from a book and answer students' questions at the Reading Discovery Distance Learning Program and Videoconference, January 14 from 10-11:15am, at the George Bush Presidential Library Center at Texas A&M University.
January 7, 2014

Robert Gates to Speak at Texas A&M

Robert M. Gates, former United States Secretary of Defense and former president of Texas A&M University, will speak at Texas A&M on January 21, drawing on his new book, “DUTY: Memoirs of a Secretary at War.”
January 7, 2014

Citizens University Now Accepting Applications

Applications are now being accepted to the Citizens University, Police Academy and Fire Academy. All programs are offered through the City of College Station.
January 7, 2014

“We’ll Be Right Back:” A Tribute to Ben Downs

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History will present “We’ll be Right Back:  a Tribute to Ben Downs” at the Miramont Country Club on Thursday, January 9, 2014. 
January 5, 2014

Ross King – Music From and For the Soul

Local Christian musician Ross King showcases years of hard work and God-given talents in the release of his newest album, ‘This Hope Will Guide Me’. King shares his inspiration for the new album.  “I think that the journey of grief and understanding of my father’s death in light of my beliefs inspired this album,” says King. “I feel like this journey was necessary for the grief process, and I wrote songs about it.”
January 5, 2014

New Year, New You

The fact that I held a bucket for candy and knocked on doors saying, “Trick or treat” is irrelevant; I was a dance school dropout and my tutu and ballet slippers were forever retired soon after.
January 5, 2014

Live Oak Pet Services

Live Oak Pet Services, established August 2005, provides pet cremation services to the Brazos Valley. Working with local vets and members of the communities in the area, Live Oak Pet Services helps families deal with the deaths of their pets and memorialize them.
January 5, 2014

Century Businesses in the Brazos Valley

The Brazos Valley has always fostered longevity. From the original Old Three Hundred settlers in the 1820s to the current influx of students and commercial growth, the region and its businesses have demonstrated how to withstand the test of time.
January 5, 2014

Play a Hand for Hospice

Gather your playing cards and dominoes along with your best team or partner and brush up on your bridge, canasta, domino, poker, and rummy games!  The Hospice Auxiliary of the Brazos Valley will host the 2nd Annual “Play a Hand for Hospice” fundraiser on January 29 at the Miramont Country Club in Bryan.
January 5, 2014

Armadillo Dash – Running to Give Back

It began eight years ago with an idea to raise money for Scotty’s House and bring a 5K and half-marathon to Bryan/College Station. The result was the Armadillo Dash. The brainchild of Dr. Jennifer Friedman, the Armadillo Dash has since raised more than $228,000 for local children’s charities and attracts close to 2000 runners.