When All Hope was Seemingly Lost...Gloria Sanderson of Pioneer Bank Showed Up for Arthur J. Smith Sr. and His Family with a $15,000.00 dollar Check

Arthur Smith Sr., his wife Darlene Koffey Smith, son Arthur Smith III, also known as “Yung Giant”, Gloria Sanderson, SVP, CRA/Fair Lending Officer for Pioneer Bank are the featured individuals on the cover of “VERSION 1” of Houston Business Connections Magazine’s “2017 Year-End Review” edition. Houston Texans football player J.J. Watt is also featured on the cover of this version. Inside this edition, J.J. Watt shares how he plans to distribute the millions of dollars the J.J. Watt Foundation received in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Beyoncé, Mattress Mack, Jim Crane, State Senator Borris L. Miles, State Rep. Shawn Thierry, Dr. Letitia Plummer, Judge Loyd Wright, Judge Christine Riddle Butts, Judge John Schmude, Judge Renee Magee, Attorney Sandra Peake, and Attorney Melanie Wilcox Flowers are just a few of the other distinguished individuals featured inside this edition. Houston Business Connections Magazine© is published by Aubrey R. Taylor Communications. All Rights Reserved. Cover photo by: Kennedy Hall, Phillis Wheatley High School Journalism Department/Photographer

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR JANUARY 19TH, 2018


Gladys Knight is coming to Houston on Friday, January 19, 2018, for the Diamond Dreams Gala at Minute Maid Park

Held on the field at Minute Maid Park, the Diamond Dreams Gala features seven-time Grammy winner, Ms. Gladys Knight -The Empress of Soul, as well as Astros players and legends. The event benefits the Astros Foundation and New Hope Housing, an organization combatting homelessness by providing housing and support services for those in need. In case you don’t know, The Astros Foundation supports local 501(c)3 nonprofits and their causes through fundraising events. They support organizations whose efforts benefit Youth Baseball/Softball, Education/Literacy, Childhood Cancer, Military and Quality of Life.

Friday, September 21, 2012

Key 2012 Candidates in races for United States Congress










YOUR KEY 2012 RACES FOR UNITED STATES CONGRESS FOR DISTRICTS 2, 7, 8, 9, 10, 18, 22, 29, AND 36 ON THE TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH, 2012 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION BALLOT







U.S. Representative for District 2 --
The TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH, 2012 race for United States Congress for District 2 in Texas features Republican incumbent Congressman Ted Poe and Democrat Jim Dougherty. The race for United States Congress for District 2 will be decided by Texas voters living in the 2nd Congressional District. OTHER CANDIDATES IN THIS RACE: Kenneth Duncan will be representing the Libertarian Party while Mark A. Roberts will be representing the Green Party on the ballot.






U.S. Representative for District 7 --
The TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH, 2012 race for United States Congress for District 7 in Texas features Republican incumbent Congressman John Culberson and Democrat Jim Cargas. The race for United States Congress for District 7 will be decided by Texas voters living in the 7th Congressional District. OTHER CANDIDATES IN THIS RACE: Drew Parks will be representing the Libertarian Party while Lance Findley will be representing the Green Party on the ballot.






U.S. Representative for District 8 --
The TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH, 2012 race for United States Congress for District 8 in Texas features Republican incumbent Congressman Kevin Brady and Democrat Neil Burns. The race for United States Congress for District 8 will be decided by Texas voters living in the 8th Congressional District. OTHER CANDIDATES IN THIS RACE: Roy Hall will be representing the Libertarian Party on the ballot.







U.S. Representative for District 9 --
The TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH, 2012 race for United States Congress for District 9 in Texas features Republican Steve Mueller and Democratic incumbent Congressman Al Green. The race for United States Congress for District 9 will be decided by Texas voters living in the 9th Congressional District. OTHER CANDIDATES IN THIS RACE: John Wieder will be representing the Libertarian Party while Vanessa Foster will be representing the Green Party on the ballot.







U.S. Representative for District 10 --
The TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH, 2012 race for United States Congress for District 10 in Texas features Republican Congressman Michael McCaul and Democrat Tawana L. Cadien. The race for United States Congress for District 10 will be decided by Texas voters living in the 10th Congressional District. OTHER CANDIDATES IN THIS RACE: Richard Priest will be representing the Libertarian Party on the ballot.







U.S. Representative for District 18 --
The TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH, 2012 race for United States Congress for District 18 in Texas features Republican Sean Seibert and Democratic incumbent Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee. The race for United States Congress for District 18 will be decided by Texas voters living in the 18th Congressional District. OTHER CANDIDATES IN THIS RACE: Christopher Barber will be representing the Libertarian Party on the ballot.







U.S. Representative for District 22 --
The TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH, 2012 race for United States Congress for District 22 in Texas features Republican incumbent Congressman Pete Olson and Democrat Kesha Rogers. The race for United States Congress for District 22 will be decided by Texas voters living in the 22nd Congressional District. OTHER CANDIDATES IN THIS RACE: Steve Susman will be representing the Libertarian Party while Don Cook will be representing the Green Party on the ballot.

U.S. Representative for District 29 -- The TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH, 2012 race for United States Congress for District 29 in Texas is a race where Democratic incumbent United States Congressman Gene Green does not have a Republican opponent on the ballot. However he is being challenged by James Stanczak who will be representing the Libertarian Party and Maria Selva who will be representing the Green Party on the ballot. The race for United States Congress for District 29 will be decided by Texas voters living in the 29th Congressional District.







U.S. Representative for District 36 --
The TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH, 2012 race for United States Congress for District 36 features Republican Steve Stockman and Democrat Max Martin. The race for United States Congress for District 36 will be decided by Texas voters living in the 36th Congressional District. OTHER CANDIDATES IN THIS RACE: Michael K. Cole will be representing the Libertarian Party on the ballot.