Now accepting applications for 2019 Scholarships

Each year, the Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce awards scholarships to  outstanding high school seniors  in the area.  Those students are honored at a luncheon to be held on May 21st.  Since the inception of the program, the Chamber has awarded over $350,000 in scholarships to area students.  Those scholarships are made possible through [...]

2018-12-10T13:17:33+00:00December 6th, 2018|Chamber News, Education, General News|

Memorial Hermann Health System Named One of Nation’s “Most Wired” Health Systems for the 14th Consecutive Year

 (December 5, 2018) – Memorial Hermann Health System once again earned a spot on the HealthCares’ Most Wired list, achieving the recognition for the 14th consecutive year based on a survey of hospitals across the nation. The list, compiled from a survey conducted by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), annually recognizes hospitals and other healthcare [...]

2018-12-06T13:44:20+00:00December 6th, 2018|General News|

Crawfish Festival 2019

Ready to warm up after a chilly winter?  The Chamber has just the event to do that as we kick off the popular Crawfish Festival, right in the heart of the Heights, at the usual site, 411 West 20th  Street. Gates to the Festival open at 10:30.  Vendor booths featuring all types of goods and services [...]

2018-11-28T14:12:03+00:00November 28th, 2018|Chamber News, General News|

Economic Forecast Luncheon

Please join us for Houston’s premiere annual business event!  Reserve your table and invite your clients to this valuable luncheon.  Dr. Luis Torres  will discuss business, employment, interest rates, energy, and real estate.  This is a critical event for all business leaders and will help you prepare for 2019 and beyond. Dr. Torres is an [...]

2018-11-28T13:50:26+00:00November 28th, 2018|Chamber News, General News|

Memorial Assistance Ministries Acquires Literacy Advance of Houston

  For 55 years Literacy Advance of Houston has humbly taught adults to speak, read and write English. And for 35 years Memorial Assistance Ministries (MAM) has provided a network of services to support families in poverty stay housed, obtain regular employment, manage their finances and become more financially stable. On Friday, Nov. 9th the [...]

2018-11-30T14:38:16+00:00November 20th, 2018|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|

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|

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|

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|