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Advertise Your Business with the Chamber

Advertising is available in either or print Annual Membership Directory or on our website.  2019 advertising rates are below.  For more information or to purchase advertising, please contact Jill Johnston at 713-861-6735 or events@heightschamber.org.  Prices increase on October 31st, so purchase your ad today!  We will need your ad copy no later than November 15th [...]

2018-10-09T14:25:14+00:00October 9th, 2018|Chamber News, General News|

Memorial Hermann opens new Urgent Care Center in Greater Heights

Residents of Greater Heights, Oak Forest, Garden Oaks, Lazybrook, Timbergrove, Woodland Heights and surrounding communities in need of after-hours care for non-life-threatening illnesses and minor injuries now have a new option for immediate diagnosis and treatment – Memorial Hermann Urgent Care Greater Heights. Staffed by board-certified family medicine physicians, Memorial Hermann Urgent Care Greater Heights [...]

2018-10-09T11:56:01+00:00October 9th, 2018|General News|

FBISD Administrative Career Opportunities

Career opportunities at Fort Bend ISD.  Note: Please ensure that all necessary information is included with the application. Transcripts (U.S. Equivalency Credentialing) Certifications/Licensure Resume For further information, go to http://winocweb.fortbend.k12.tx.us/winochr/jobs/Jobpost.exe ANALYST, DATA AND REPORTING (HRIS)  Job Summary  The Analyst, Data and Reporting (HRIS) will provide day-to-day support for HR systems, including advanced reporting, troubleshooting and various analysis [...]

2018-08-31T12:07:27+00:00August 31st, 2018|Job Board|

FBISD Teacher Career Opportunities

Career opportunities at Fort Bend ISD.  Note: Please ensure that all necessary information is included with the application. Transcripts (U.S. Equivalency Credentialing) Certifications/Licensure Resume For further information, go to http://winocweb.fortbend.k12.tx.us/winochr/jobs/Jobpost.exe TEACHER, SPECIAL EDUCATION HIGH SCHOOL SAILS/ABC (2018-2019) Job Summary  Provide instruction in academic, behavior, communication, independent living, social and personal care skills to students with disabilities using [...]

2018-08-31T12:08:06+00:00August 31st, 2018|Job Board|

Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Earns Top Recognition

Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital was ranked as No. 6 among the state’s top hospitals according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospital rankings for 2018-2019. Memorial Hermann Greater Heights also ranked at No. 4 among the hospitals in Houston. “This prestigious ranking highlights the hard work our employees and affiliated physicians put in [...]

2018-08-20T12:30:36+00:00August 20th, 2018|General News|

Memorial Hermann Announces New CEO for Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital

Memorial Hermann Health System is pleased to announce Paul O’Sullivan as SVP and CEO of Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital. O’Sullivan will also continue to serve as SVP and CEO of Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. O’Sullivan succeeds SVP and CEO Susan Jadlowski who, after 11 years with Memorial Hermann, will be leaving the organization in [...]

2018-08-20T09:24:19+00:00August 20th, 2018|General News|

August 2018

This year the Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to be celebrating 30 years of service to the community and it partners. The annual social event’s theme for celebrating this occasion is “Diamonds & Denim,” and it promises to bring a variety of events for members and guests to enjoy on September 21.

2018-08-06T09:44:38+00:00August 6th, 2018|LINKED|

May 2018

The Chamber Education luncheon and scholarship award ceremony is coming up soon. Jim (Mattress Mack) McIngvale will be the featured speaker. Students who will be the recipients of scholarships and other students entering the military will be recognized. American Legion Post 360 Commander, Richard Voorhees will emphasize the importance of serving in the military.

2018-05-08T09:14:28+00:00May 8th, 2018|LINKED|

Tejas Office Products Acquires Red Tag Business Products, LLC & Office Edge

Tejas Office Products, one of the largest independently owned office product dealerships in Texas, is excited to announce that in the first quarter of 2018, they have acquired two independent office supply companies – Red Tag Business Products, LLC, a Houston based company and Office Edge, an Austin based company. This is the third acquisition [...]

2018-04-23T13:47:32+00:00April 23rd, 2018|General News|

Spotlight on Non-Profit-The Houston Zombie Walk

The Houston Zombie Walk is a Halloween themed 501 (c) charity with a primary mission of raising money for their selected scholarships and charity partners.  By supporting college education, they seek to support education paths that may not always have the biggest support financially. All proceeds benefit their ‘Too Ghoul for School’ scholarship fund at [...]

2018-03-21T09:47:35+00:00March 21st, 2018|General News|

Familiar Faces – Phil Stewart

Phil Stewart is our featured member for March and his varied and colorful background accomplishments could fill all 20 pages of this publication,, however, we have attempted to hit the highlights and there have been many!  He made his debut on Christmas Day in Houston; yes he was a Christmas baby and a wonderful gift [...]

2018-03-21T09:45:48+00:00March 21st, 2018|General News|

March Reflection

The School Year is underway and lots of activities going on with each one: festivals, fun runs and the prom is coming up.  Can you help a guy or a girl with a tux, a dress, shoes, accessories etc.?  If so, let us know and we can coordinate with you and help students enjoy this [...]

2018-03-21T09:34:28+00:00March 21st, 2018|Education|

February Reflection

A Big Thank You to Baptist Temple for hosting our monthly Education meetings; come the second Thursday of the month to the Heritage Room and you will find many schools and businesses ready to partner and help each other.  HITS Theatre has field trips available to their Miller Outdoor productions this Spring and a Raffle [...]

2018-02-15T12:41:03+00:00February 14th, 2018|Education|

Memorial Hermann Expands Video Consultation Capabilities with Virtual Clinic

Memorial Hermann today launched Virtual Clinic, an innovative program designed to help patients access medical care from the comfort of their homes, offices, schools or wherever they may be. “Health care is our business, but so is technology,” said David Bradshaw, executive vice president and chief marketing and strategy officer at Memorial Hermann.  “In the [...]

2018-01-25T15:10:29+00:00January 25th, 2018|General News|

Familiar Faces: Gaye Jackson

Gaye Jackson, owner of Gaye Jackson’s Flowers in the Heights, grew up in Spring Branch, graduated and set out for Texas A & M University where she majored in Psychology. Beginning her ultimate floral career, she first worked at a friend’s flower show and totally enjoyed the experience. Following college, Gaye spent some time doing [...]

2018-01-18T16:38:37+00:00January 2nd, 2018|General News|

Spotlight on Non-Profit: The Periwinkle Foundation

This month we are spotlighting The Periwinkle Foundation, one of our newer Chamber members and a local pediatric cancer non-profit. Periwinkle is a Community of Healing through camps, arts and survivor programs, which are provided at no cost to children and families affected by cancer and other life-threatening illnesses who are cared for at Texas [...]

2018-01-18T16:39:33+00:00January 2nd, 2018|General News|

November/December Reflection

A Goal of the Education Committee is to build partnerships among the businesses and schools! This year we are emphasizing more education with ways to make it mutually beneficial for both parties. Businesses—you have a marketing opportunity with the PTO, events hosted by the schools that gets your name associated with parents, teachers and kids [...]

2017-11-29T14:28:40+00:00November 29th, 2017|Education|

October Reflection

The Education Committee consistently attends to the needs of the schools and businesses and it is through building those partnerships that each finds success. Houston Highway Credit Union begins their financial curriculum instruction at Sinclair Elementary and many other schools are exploring their calendars so they can have the financial reality experience for their students.  [...]

2017-10-06T11:57:32+00:00October 6th, 2017|Education|

August 2017

Read about The Chamber's Night at the Oscars Celebration.  What could be more appropriate than a vintage theater and a Heights historic landmark as the site for musical entertainment, a wine pull, live and silent auctions, our achievement awards presentations, new board member recognition and much more?

2018-03-21T09:20:54+00:00August 7th, 2017|LINKED|

August Reflection

Well, we are off to another great year for the Education Committee! Our first meeting for this academic year will be Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 10 am at the Chamber office. Come check this committee out. Great connections for businesses and schools and we have great opportunities for each group, schools and businesses, to [...]

2017-08-03T14:15:56+00:00August 3rd, 2017|Education|

June/July Reflection

Another academic year in the books... This year the Education Committee continued to grow in business participation and schools joining the Chamber!  The Goddard School is our newest addition!  We are sad to see Kate Adams, Principal at Arabic Immersion Magnet take a new position but we look forward to a new leader at the [...]

2017-07-03T10:19:37+00:00July 3rd, 2017|Education|

April 2017

The annual Crawfish Festival in the Heights took place on March 4 at 411 West 20th Street. Despite an occasional visit from rain drops, everyone including mudbug eaters, volunteers, vendors, and performers enjoyed the activities. The spirit of the 13th annual Crawfish Festival was intact and it continued to provide fun, food, festivities, events, and [...]

2017-06-27T13:17:49+00:00June 27th, 2017|LINKED|

May Reflection

We met two great businesses and a new school joined our group! These two businesses have the passion in helping our students and educators.  So say hi to Brannon Lloyd of The College Money Guys; he can help elementary parents in preparing for furthering the education of their children and ways to help not only [...]

2017-05-02T09:55:17+00:00May 1st, 2017|Education|

April Reflection

The Catwalk to Success Fashion Show is April 29 so let’s see which school wins the prize for the most attendees and let’s also see which business wins for their support!  In reviewing the end of the school year we all acknowledge that testing is here! Need a job—call April Petronella at Kumon!   Waltrip has [...]

2017-05-02T09:55:17+00:00March 30th, 2017|Education|

March 2017

On April 29, as part of its commitment to the community enrichment programs, the Chamber will put its emphasis on Fashion. Looking at it from another perspective, it will be educational in nature for young women. The first-ever career fashion show will feature professional attire and will take place at the University of St. Thomas [...]

2017-05-02T09:55:17+00:00March 16th, 2017|LINKED|

March Reflection

The Crawfish Festival enjoyed the students from all over the area involved in the parade to the entertainment!  We also thank many of the students who volunteered their time to help with the set-up and clean-up! Thank you… it means a lot!  So off we go to the next phase of the school year as [...]

2017-05-02T09:55:17+00:00March 16th, 2017|Education|

December/January 2016-17

January 26th brings one of the most highly valued Chamber events of the year – The Economic Forecast Luncheon. Continuing in the same vein as previous events, once again we will learn about the economy, trends, and get other valuable planning information from Dr. Bill Gilmer. Dr. Gilmer is Director of the Institute for Regional [...]

2017-05-02T09:55:17+00:00January 31st, 2017|LINKED|

February Reflection

Please remember that there are so many ways businesses can partner with our schools. Businesses can sponsor events and there are many other opportunities as well. Upcoming events include: Waltrip Montessori has a Service Day to be done in the spring, and service will be a culture of the school. Gateway Academy needs businesses to [...]

2017-05-02T09:55:17+00:00January 31st, 2017|Education|

November 2016

The Chamber is pleased to offer a Health & Wellness Luncheon that will take place on December 7 at the Sheraton Houston Brookhollow Hotel from 11:00 – 1:30 p.m. Certainly this a concern for all of us and the Health & Wellness Luncheon was developed to provide the opportunity for exploring and expanding the knowledge [...]

2017-05-02T09:55:18+00:00November 4th, 2016|LINKED|

April 2016

This month we recognize a very prominent member of the community, Alli Jarrett. Alli renovated the former clothing store, “Harold’s in the Heights” on 19th street which now serves the community with a Southern Creole restaurant known as Harold’s Restaurant, Bar & Terrace and Alli’s Pizzaria. The original Harold’s store was an institution in the [...]

2017-05-02T09:55:18+00:00April 1st, 2016|LINKED|

March 2016

No doubt you have seen a rather tall gentleman at a Breakfast Connection, ribbon cutting or some other Chamber luncheon or event. Wonder no more, because he is Cody Holder a Community Aide in Commissioner Jack Cagle’s Precinct 4 office. Cody was born in Lake Jackson, grew up in Angleton and finished his early education [...]

2017-05-02T09:55:18+00:00March 1st, 2016|LINKED|

February 2016

Phil Stewart is our featured member for February and his varied and colorful background accomplishments could fill all 20 pages of this publication and more, however, we have attempted to hit the highlights and there have been many!  He made his debut on Christmas Day in Houston; yes he was a Christmas baby and a [...]

2017-05-02T09:55:18+00:00February 1st, 2016|LINKED|

January 2016

A familiar face you have been seeing recently at most Chamber events belongs to Tanner Touchstone. Tanner has approached his membership with the goal of getting known, and becoming a valuable source for individuals, families and small businesses who are choosing their health benefits. A West Texas native, he grew up in Lubbock and took [...]

2017-05-02T09:55:18+00:00January 1st, 2016|LINKED|

December 2015

Welcome is certainly an appropriate word for this month’s featured member, Tiffany Salinas of Welcome Wagon International. This native Houstonian grew up in “Big H” and attended St. Pius X High School. From there it was onto the University of Incarnate Word where she studied fashion merchandising and added a minor in business marketing. Beginning [...]

2017-05-02T09:55:18+00:00December 1st, 2015|LINKED|

November 2015

Rosemary Lengefeld is Community Executive Director for the Harriet and Joe Foster Family YMCA located at 1234 West 34th Street and our featured member for November. Starting life many miles from Houston, Rosemary was born in Lewiston, Idaho which is on the West side of the state adjacent to the Washington State border. She came [...]

2017-05-02T09:55:18+00:00November 1st, 2015|LINKED|