MARSALA'S CELEBRATES MORE THAN 20 YEARS
For over 20 years, Teresa Guzman and Isaac Rodriguez have been serving Houston and its surrounding area. The owners of Marsala’s Italian Restaurant have a dedicated kitchen staff who has worked together for over 15 years; Marsala’s will guarantee their food to the highest standard. By preparing all of their dishes from scratch, they can cater to detailed requests. Chef Guzman is known for award-winning dishes at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Best Bites competition three years in a row; she would love to accommodate any special requests. Marsala’s strives for consistency, quality, hospitality and impeccable service given to their guests. From left, Guzman, Rodriguez and catering manager Suzanne Moyes.
Insperity, Inc. recently announced the promotion of Chad Thompson to district manager for one of its Houston sales offices. He will be responsible for helping to oversee area sales efforts. Thompson joined Insperity in 2008 as a business performance advisor in Houston. Prior to Insperity, he served as a manager in the logistics industry.
SAKLOU 2017 WOMAN OF THE YEAR
The Humble Artesian League of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) named Marjory Saklou the 2017 Woman of the Year. Each year, Humble Artesian emphasizes the outstanding achievements of their members by electing a Woman of the Year. The Houston Area Council of ABWA recognizes the Woman of the Year each year at an annual luncheon. Saklou was presented with the ABWA Woman of the Year award Saturday, June 24, at the Junior League of Houston. Saklou is currently a real estate agent for JLA Realty. Visit abwahumble.org for information about the leading association for working women and women business owners.
NEW HOME BUYERS ENJOY SEMINARS
Thomas Saunders, a top listing agent at RE/MAX Associates Northeast’s Kingwood office, is a firm believer in the power of knowledge. Armed with two degrees in architecture and a minor in construction management from the University of Houston, as well as an accredited buyer’s representative designation, Saunders is taking steps to share his knowledge and expertise of the real estate market with anyone considering buying or selling their home. Saunders has begun holding new home buyers seminars the first Saturday of each month. The free seminars take place at Kingwood’s Los Cucos Mexican Restaurant, 23730 U.S. Highway 59. Saunders said he will answer questions such as: Why buy a home? Is it the right time to buy? What can I afford? He’ll also provide tips for working with a Realtor; the buyer/seller roles in handling liabilities, repairs and structures; how to deal with banks; and an explanation of closing costs. To contact Saunders, call 281-361-2230.
POLASEK HONORED AT RE/MAX
Realtor Kelly Polasek has been ranked seventh out of all the agents in the RE/MAX of Texas Vanguard Council’s Houston region. Placing ahead of more than 2,000 agents in the area that encompasses all of greater Houston, Polasek also earned a place in the RE/MAX Top 500 ranking in the state of Texas for the second consecutive year and is a member of the franchise’s prestigious Platinum Club. Polasek also has been recognized as the No. 1 Top Producing Agent for 2015 and 2016 in RE/MAX Associates Northeast’s Atascocita office, and was named the 2016 RE/MAX Miracle Agent for his efforts to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. To contact Polasek, call 281-812-9400.
WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM FRIENDS
Atascocita Middle School was thrilled this spring with donations by Atascocita MUD 153 Board. The board was pivotal in enhancing the soccer field for the school and the community. More than $45,000 was donated for tennis, baseball, soccer and football surfaces.
GREAT COLLEGE TO WORK FOR
The Chronicle for Higher Education has named Lone Star College (LSC) a 2017 Great Colleges To Work For. The program gathers data directly from employees about what makes their institution a great place to work for and provides senior-level administrators and academic leaders with insights on the quality of the workplace experience and the competitiveness of their policies and benefits. LSC was recognized in five categories: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace and Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance. A total of 232 institutions, including 77 two-year colleges, participated in the 2017 survey. Of the 77 two-year institutions, 22 were recognized as a Great Colleges to Work For. This is the second significant recognition that LSC has received this year related to its culture. LSC also received the prestigious 2017 Ozzie Award for Excellence in Education from Partners in Leadership, a leading global consulting firm earlier this year. This award recognizes organizations that have achieved impactful results in accountability, leadership and culture in education.