POKER RUN PLANNED
The Lake Houston Area Young Entrepreneurs and Professionals program will host a poker run Thursday, Aug. 2, starting at 5:30 p.m. at The Overlook. The event’s purpose is to promote nonprofit organizations in the Lake Houston area to the young professional community. Participants must visit a number of sites, collecting a playing card at each one, the winner being the one who collects the best poker hand. YEP members and guests will join together in teams of four. The team with the best poker hand will be the winner. YEP members can participate for free. Guests may pay $15 to attend. Registrations can be completed online at LakeHouston.org or by calling the chamber at 281-446-2128.
SALUTE TO HEALTH CARE AWARDS SET
HEGAR DISTRIBUTES $759 MILLION
Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar recently announced that he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $759 million in local sales tax allocations for July, 11.6 percent more than in July 2017. These allocations are based on sales made in May by businesses that report tax monthly.