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


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.

Monday, February 20, 2017

A GREAT PERSON TO KNOW: Lili Dibai is the FBISD 2017 Secondary ESL Teacher of the Year

GREAT PEOPLE TO KNOW SERIES: Lili Dibai, is the FBISD 2017 Secondary ESL Teacher of the Year – Sugar Land Middle School. Houston Business Connections Magazine® would like to congratulate Lili Dibai for her accomplishment. As a District winner, Lilli Dibai will be honored at the HAABE Awards Ceremony on Saturday, May 6, 2017 and will advance to the Houston-area competition.

FBISD Names 2017 Bilingual and ESL Teachers of the Year 

FORT BEND ISD - Each year, Fort Bend ISD's Multilingual Services invites the District's elementary and secondary principals to nominate their outstanding Bilingual and English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers to compete in the Houston Area Association for Bilingual Education (HAABE) Teacher of the Year Awards Competition.

Representing FBISD in the competition this year are:

 Rosa Villeda, FBISD 2017 Bilingual Teacher of the Year – Goodman Elementary

 Kennette Bardell, FBISD 2017 Elementary ESL Teacher of the Year – Ridgemont Elementary

 Lili Dibai, FBISD 2017 Secondary ESL Teacher of the Year – Sugar Land Middle School

As District winners, they will be honored at the HAABE Awards Ceremony on Saturday, May 6, 2017 and will advance to the Houston-area competition.

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