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.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

The Race for Mayor of Missouri City Texas Between Mayor Allen Owen and Fred Taylor Will Take Place on Saturday, May 7, 2016


MAYOR ALLEN OWEN IS ENDORSED BY CONGRESSMAN AL GREEN IN THE SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2016 GENERAL MAYORAL ELECTION FOR MISSOURI CITY, TEXAS

Aubrey R. Taylor


On Saturday, May 7, 2016 there will be an important “Mayoral Election” taking place in Missouri City, Texas. Our friend and supporter Mayor Allen Owen (one of the longest serving mayors in Texas) is running for re-election in Missouri City, Texas. Other candidates who are also running for office on the Saturday, May 7, 2016 ballot in Missouri City, Texas are: Fred G. Taylor (running for Mayor); Jerry Wyatt (running for City Council at Large Position 1); Pernell Davis (running for City Council at Large Position 1); Cynthia Gary (running for City Council At-Large Position 2); Chris Preston (running for At-Large Position 2) and Susan Soto (running for At-Large Position 2). As of today, Mayor Allen Owen and Cynthia Gary are the only candidates asking for our prayers, vote and support in the Saturday, May 7, 2016 General Election in Missouri City, Texas. Early voting for this election will begin on Monday, April 25, 2016 and end on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Don't forget to vote early!

MESSAGE FROM AUBREY

As President and CEO of Aubrey R. Taylor Communications, the publisher of Houston Business Connections Newspaper® and Ground Game Magazine® I am imploring every warm-blooded American to put people over politics when selecting candidates during the "2016 Presidential Election Cycle" that's currently in full swing. I’m also asking for you to vote for and support "QUALIFIED CANDIDATES" who "EXPRESS AND DEMONSTRATE" a sincere desire and willingness to represent "ALL CONSTITUENTS" who dwell within the jurisdictions to which they've been duly elected "BY THE PEOPLE" to serve during this very important and pivotal election cycle.