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.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

NW Houston: Northeast Multi-Service Center -- 9720 Spaulding Street, Building #4, Houston, 77016 -- Judge Maria T. Jackson

EARLY VOTING LOCATIONS

11. NW Houston: Northeast Multi-Service Center -- 9720 Spaulding Street, Building #4, Houston, 77016 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Maria T. Jackson (Candidate for Judge, 339th District Court).



The early voting period for Harris County, Texas will last from Monday, October 24, 2016 through Friday, November 4, 2016. A few of the candidates who are asking for your vote are as follows: Judge Elaine Palmer (Candidate for Judge, 215th District Court), Judge Renee Magee (Candidate for Judge 337th District Court), Judge Kyle Carter (Candidate for Judge 125th District Court), Judge Mike Engelhart (Candidate for Judge 151st District Court), Judge Michael Gomez (Candidate for Judge 129th District Court), Kelli Johnson (Candidate for Judge, 178th District Court), Bruce Bain (Candidate for Judge, 164th District Court), Katherine McDaniel (Candidate for Judge, 174th District Court), Judge Maria T. Jackson (Candidate for Judge, 339th District Court), Sophia Mafrige (Candidate for Judge, 129th District Court), Kelli Johnson (Candidate for Judge, 178th District Court), Eric William Carter (Candidate for Harris County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Place 1), Judge Clyde Raymond Leuchtag (Candidate for Harris County Civil Court at Law No. 1), Shawn Thierry (Candidate for State Representative for House District 146), Kendall Baker (Candidate for State Representative for House District 137), Judge Hilary Green (Candidate for Harris County Justice of the Peace for Precinct 7, Place 1), and Matt Murphy (Candidate for State Representative for House District 147).

EARLY VOTING LOCATIONS

1. Main Office: Harris County Administration Building -- 1001 Preston Street, 1st Floor, Houston, 77002 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Clyde Raymond Leuchtag (Candidate for Harris County Civil Court at Law No. 1).

2. Moody Park: Moody Park Community Center -- 3725 Fulton Street, Houston, 77009 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Elaine Palmer (Candidate for Judge, 215th District Court).

3. Kashmere: Kashmere Multi-Service Center -- 4802 Lockwood Drive, Houston, 77026 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Elaine Palmer (Candidate for Judge, 215th District Court).

4. Downtown-East: Ripley House Neighborhood Center -- 4410 Navigation Boulevard, Houston, 77011 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Michael Gomez (Candidate for Judge 129th District Court).

5. Southeast Houston: H.C.C.S. Southeast College -- 6960 Rustic Street, Parking Garage, Houston, 77087 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Mike Engelhart (Candidate for Judge 151st District Court).

6. Palm Center: Justice of the Peace Entry -- 5300 Griggs Road, Houston, 77021 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Maria T. Jackson (Candidate for Judge, 339th District Court).

7. Astrodome Area: Fiesta Mart -- 8130 Kirby Drive, Houston, 77054 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Bruce Bain (Candidate for Judge, 164th District Court).

8. Near Town: Metropolitan Multi-Service Center -- 1475 W. Gray Street, Houston, 77019 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Katherine McDaniel (Candidate for Judge, 174th District Court).

9. Galleria: Harris County Public Health -- 2223 West Loop South Fwy, 1st Floor, Houston, 77027 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Sophia Mafrige (Candidate for Judge, 129th District Court).

10. The Heights: SPJST Lodge #88 -- 1435 Beall Street, Houston, 77008 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Eric William Carter (Candidate for Harris County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Place 1).

11. NW Houston: Northeast Multi-Service Center -- 9720 Spaulding Street, Building #4, Houston, 77016 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Maria T. Jackson (Candidate for Judge, 339th District Court).

12. East Houston (*): San Jacinto College - North Campus -- 5800 Uvalde Road, Houston, 77049 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Maria T. Jackson (Candidate for Judge, 339th District Court).

13. Galena Park: Alvin D. Baggett Community Center -- 1302 Keene Street, Galena Park, 77547 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Kelli Johnson (Candidate for Judge, 178th District Court),

14. Hobby Area: John Phelps Courthouse -- 101 S. Richey Street, Pasadena, 77506 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Matt Murphy (Candidate for State Representative for House District 147).

15. Sunnyside: Sunnyside Multi-Purpose Center -- 9314 Cullen Boulevard, Houston, 77051 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Maria T. Jackson (Candidate for Judge, 339th District Court).

16. South Houston: Hiram Clarke Multi-Service Center -- 3810 W. Fuqua Street, Houston, 77045 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Shawn Thierry (Candidate for State Representative for House District 146).

17. SW. Houston: Bayland Park Community Center -- 6400 Bissonnet Street (near Hillcroft), Houston, 77074 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Kendall Baker (Candidate for State Representative for House District 137).

18. Near West Side: Tracy Gee Community Center -- 3599 Westcenter Drive, Houston, 77042 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Elaine Palmer (Candidate for Judge, 215th District Court).

19. Spring Branch: Trini Mendenhall Community Center -- 1414 Wirt Road, Houston, 77055 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Clyde Raymond Leuchtag (Candidate for Harris County Civil Court at Law No. 1).

20. Victory Center: Lone Star College - Victory Center -- 4141 Victory Drive, Houston, 77088 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Elaine Palmer (Candidate for Judge, 215th District Court).

21. Acres Homes: Acres Homes Multi-Service Center -- 6719 W. Montgomery Road, Houston, 77091 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Elaine Palmer (Candidate for Judge, 215th District Court).

22. North: Hardy Senior Center -- 11901 West Hardy Road, Houston, 77076 -- This listing was made possible by: Eric William Carter (Candidate for Harris County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Place 1).

23. Humble: Octavia Fields Branch Library -- 1503 South Houston Avenue, Humble, 77338 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Kyle Carter (Candidate for Judge 125th District Court).

24. Kingwood: Kingwood Branch Library -- 4400 Bens View Lane, Kingwood, 77345 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Kelli Johnson (Candidate for Judge, 178th District Court),

25. Atascocita: Lone Star College - Atascocita Center -- 15903 W. Lake Houston Parkway, Houston, 77044 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Michael Gomez (Candidate for Judge 129th District Court).

26. Crosby: Crosby Branch Library -- 135 Hare Road, Crosby, 77532 -- This this early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Kyle Carter (Candidate for Judge 125th District Court).

27. Baytown: Baytown Community Center -- 2407 Market Street, Baytown, 77520 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Kelli Johnson (Candidate for Judge, 178th District Court).

28. Pasadena: Kyle Chapman Activity Center -- 7340 Spencer Highway, Pasadena, 77505 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Michael Gomez (Candidate for Judge 129th District Court).

29. Clear Lake: Freeman Branch Library -- 16616 Diana Lane, Houston, 77062  -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Katherine McDaniel (Candidate for Judge, 174th District Court).

30. Scarsdale (*): Scarsdale County Annex -- 10851 Scarsdale Boulevard, Houston, 77089 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Michael Gomez (Candidate for Judge 129th District Court).

31. Alief : Alief ISD Administration Building -- 4250 Cook Road, Houston, 77072 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Kendall Baker (Candidate for State Representative for House District 137).

32. Far West: Harris County MUD 81 -- 805 Hidden Canyon Road, Katy, 77450 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Kyle Carter (Candidate for Judge 125th District Court).

33. West Houston: Nottingham Park -- 926 Country Place Drive, Houston, 77079 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Maria T. Jackson (Candidate for Judge, 339th District Court).

34. Katy (*): Katy Branch Library -- 5414 Franz Road, Katy, 77493 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Kelli Johnson (Candidate for Judge, 178th District Court).

35. Bear Creek: Bear Creek Park Community Center -- 3055 Bear Creek Drive (at Patterson Road), Houston 77084 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Michael Gomez (Candidate for Judge 129th District Court).

36. North Katy: Lone Star College - Cypress Center -- 19710 Clay Road, Katy, 77449 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Kelli Johnson (Candidate for Judge, 178th District Court).

37. Jersey Village: City of Jersey Village - City Hall -- 16327 Lakeview Drive, Jersey Village, 77040 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Maria T. Jackson (Candidate for Judge, 339th District Court).

38. South Cypress: Richard & Meg Weekley Community Center -- 8440 Greenhouse Road, Cypress, 77433 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Michael Gomez (Candidate for Judge 129th District Court).

39. Cypress: Juergen’s Hall Community Center -- 26026 Hempstead Highway, Cypress, 77429 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Elaine Palmer (Candidate for Judge, 215th District Court),

40. Northwest: Prairie View A&M University – Northwest -- 9449 Grant Road, Houston, 77070 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Elaine Palmer (Candidate for Judge, 215th District Court),

41. Fallbrook: Fallbrook Church -- 12512 Walters Road, Houston, 77014 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Michael Gomez (Candidate for Judge 129th District Court).

42. Cypress Creek: Champion Forest Baptist Church/Multi-Purpose Bldg. -- 4840 Strack Road, Houston, 77069 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Kelli Johnson (Candidate for Judge, 178th District Court).

43. Tomball: Tomball Public Works Building -- 501B James Street, Tomball, 77375 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Katherine McDaniel (Candidate for Judge, 174th District Court).

44. Far North: Lone Star College - Creekside Center -- 8747 West New Harmony Trail, Tomball, 77375 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Kelli Johnson (Candidate for Judge, 178th District Court),

45. North: Champion Life Centre -- 3031 FM 2920 Road, Spring, 77388 -- This early voting listing is made possible by: Judge Kyle Carter (Candidate for Judge 125th District Court).

46. Mercer Park: Baldwin Boettcher Branch Library -- 22248 Aldine Westfield Road, Humble, 77338 
-- This early voting listing is made possible by: Katherine McDaniel (Candidate for Judge, 174th District Court).






AUBREY R. TAYLOR: "I would like to thank all of the Conservative and Democratic candidates who are finding value in my mission to educate and empower Harris County voters. Please be reminded that every vote will matter on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 in Harris County. And finally, I am encouraging all registered voters to vote early from Monday, October 24, 2016 through Friday, November 4, 2016."

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