Spectacular Kids ABA Therapy and Consulting LLC celebrated moving to a new and improved facility with a ribbon cutting and open house Feb. 2. Check out their services at 611 Rockmead Dr, suite100, Kingwood. They can be reached at 281-713-8980 or speckidsaba.com.
NIGHTLIGHT PEDIATRIC URGENT CARE OPEN HOUSE SET FOR MARCH 26
Join the staff of NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care, friends and other guests for a ribbon cutting and blessing March 26 at 11:30 a.m. to celebrate the grand opening and ribbon cutting of its new Humble clinic. The ribbon cutting will be followed by a luncheon. NightLight Pediatric Urgent Care provides quality, affordable, compassionate service for infants, children and adolescents, and will celebrate the opening of its fourth location. The clinic is located in the Deerbrook Marketplace Shopping Center. Hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 5 - 11 p.m., weekends and holidays, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. (winter hours). The clinic is open for extended hours during the school year to accommodate increased demand during flu season. NightLight is open when the primary care physician's office is closed serving patients after hours, weekends and holidays.
FINAL TRAFFIC REPORT DUE
The final Kingwood Area Mobility Study Public Stakeholder Meeting will be Tuesday, April 21, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Kingwood Community Center. A brief synopsis of the study, as well as the final report, will be presented followed by an opportunity for public comments and questions. The report will be finalized and posted to gundacorp.com/kingwood-mobility by the end of March, in advance of the April 21 meeting, to give residents the opportunity to review the information before the meeting.
WHERE DO PEOPLE WORK?
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2012, large enterprises employed 59.9 million people (51.6 percent of all employees), very small enterprises employed 20.4 million people (17.6 percent), small enterprises employed 19.4 million people (16.7 percent) and medium enterprises employed 16.3 million people (14.0 percent).
FIRST CHOICE ER SUMMERWOOD SETS OPENING
A Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting for First Choice Emergency Room Summerwood will be held March 26 from 1-2 p.m. The clinic is located at 12665 W. Lake Houston Parkway across the street from H-E-B.
BIZCOM-KINGWOOD SET FOR APRIL 2
The Kingwood BizCom meeting, a business talk offered by the Lake Houston Chamber, will be April 2 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. All are welcome to attend. The event is free of charge provided an RSVP is made. A complimentary lunch is in included. To RSVP, call 281-446-2128.
NOTARY, DPS RECORDS NOW OFFERED
The City of Houston’s Municipal Courts Department is now offering public notary services at all locations, as well as access to Department of Public Safety driving records. Fees vary between $4 and $6 for basic one-signature notary services. Court visitors can access their driving record from a designated computer on site. Once their record is located, individuals will be able to send the document for printing and retrieve it from the cashiers at the Public Services counter. The cost for this service is $4. The DPS Driving Record Service will be available at the Herbert W. Gee Municipal Courthouse located at 1400 Lubbock Street, during normal operating hours. Planning is underway to offer this service at all satellite court locations. For more information, visit houstontx.gov/courts. For a complete list of notary services and applicable fees, visit houstontx.gov/courts/Notary-DPS-Services.
HOUSTON REGION NAMED #2 FOR CORPORATE RELOCATIONS
Site Selection magazine has recognized the Houston Metropolitan Statistical Area as one of the top metros in the nation for corporate relocations and expansions.The Houston region logged 265 new or expanded facilities, behind the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, Ill.-Ind.-Wis. region with 385. Houston has garnered a No. 1 or No. 2 ranking since 2011. The Houston MSA attained the top ranking in 2009, 2012 and 2013. Among the nation’s 20 largest metro areas, Houston continues to lead the nation in employment growth, creating 120,600 jobs in 2014, a 4.2 percent annual growth rate. Houston’s GDP grew 5.2 percent in 2013, faster than any other major metro area. For more information, visit www.houston.org.
HOUSTON AMONG HARDEST WORKING U.S. CITIES
To find and recognize the hardest working Americans, WalletHub examined 116 of the most populated U.S. cities across seven key metrics. The data set includes such metrics as labor force participation rate, average hours worked per week and number of workers with multiple jobs. Texas has six spots in the Top 20 – no surprise! The list of the Top 20 Hardest Working Cities names Anchorage, Alaska has the hardest working. Texas cities in the list are Plano (3), Irving (5), Garland (6), Arlington (14), Dallas (15) and Houston (20).
HELP PLAN HOUSTON
The City is seeking input. What makes Houston a great place to live? How can we ensure Houston's future as a vibrant and growing city? To answer these questions, the City embarked on a process, Plan Houston, to create a general plan to guide Houston's growth and development, enhance neighborhoods and better coordinate efforts to make positive changes throughout the city. Plan Houston builds on existing plans, studies, policies, practices and regulations that make Houston a prosperous, healthy and sustainable city. Visit planhouston.org/. From there one can sign up to receive updates, comment on the draft vision statement, review the goals and learn more about this effort. April 17 is the deadline to provide feedback on the vision and goals.