December 20th, 2011
Categories: Uncategorized | Tags: builder, community, donate, donation, give, holiday, home, houston, philanthropy, volunteer
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Help provide a holiday meal to those less fortunate on Christmas Eve, December 24th. Information provided by VolunteerHouston.
City Wide Club
What They Do
City Wide Club of America is the outgrowth of an effort begun in 1975 by local high school and college students wanting to give back to their local community (Harris County) of their time and talent.
Annual Christmas Eve Feast
Takes place at the George R. Brown Convention Center, early morning till about 5 p.m. 35,000 to 40,000 persons are expected to attend. Volunteers will be needed to help with setup and to serve the meals. Shift times are flexible and can be arranged for almost any time between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Volunteers are invited to partake in the meal. Call: City Wide Club of Clubs, (713)523-1640.
December 19th, 2011
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As the winter holidays are quickly approaching, we’re thinking about how to bring joy to homes that are less fortunate. So, we’ll be featuring one way to give every day this week in a blog series called ‘Help a Houston Home’! Here’s the first giving opportunity we’re featuring this week!
Neighborhood Centers, Inc.
What is it?
Neighborhood Centers Inc. brings resources, education and connection to more than 236,000 people throughout Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast area each year.
Ways to Give
Wrap and sort toys on December 23 and 24th. Call or email to choose a time that works for you!
La Porte Neighborhood Center (Map & Directions)
526 San Jacinto
La Porte, Texas 77571
Volunteer at Breakfast With Santa on Dec. 21st (10a-12p) at Independence Heights Neighborhood Center
Donate toys or volunteer as Santa!
Independence Heights Neighborhood Center
Taking gifts until December 19 at 7pm.
205 W. Crosstimbers (Map & Directions)
Houston, Texas 77018
Neighborhood Centers Central Services
Taking gifts until December 19 at 5pm (closed weekends).
4500 Bissonnet Ste 200 (Map & Directions)
Bellaire, Texas 77401
(Entrance at glass block atrium)
December 13th, 2011
Categories: Uncategorized | Tags: build, Build on Your Lot, builder, community, home houston, houston, houston texas, move in ready, new home, texas
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At Grand View Builders, we’re running into 2012 with some exciting home building plans ahead! But, before we step forward, let’s take a quick look at the year in review.
We were just in the news for reporting great growth in 2011! Our year-over-year growth was 125 homes throughout Houston, Dallas, and Austin. Some of this growth was attributed to our Build on Your Lot program, that allows you to build a custom home on your own lot of land, and the announcement of our Build for Bastrop program, which would enable Texans affected by the Bastrop wildfires to rebuild within 90 days.
In 2012 we’re growing by two new communities (stay tuned for details!). Grand View Builder’s newest neighborhood, Foster Glen, in Conroe, TX, features up to nine unique floor plans, each boasting Whirlpool appliances, Delta fixtures, and Wilsonart countertops, and with prices starting at $90,000. All Grand View Builder homes include a three-hour design center appointment with a professional designer, and one-on-one meetings with the Grand View home-building team to give homebuyers the chance to be involved with the process from start to finish.
See the full announcement here!
Lastly, we’re offering home specials on our Move in Ready homes before the end of the year! Contact our office at (281)741-8946 to schedule a visit and ask about our special pricing. You could start a new year in a new Grand View Builders home! As they say, our house is your house!
2 BR/1 Bath Foster Glen Floorplan
There’s a new neighborhood on the GVB block! We’re excited to announce the Foster Glen home community in Conroe. Homes are affordable, functional, comfortable, and in a prime location near the lake. Have you always wanted to live near the lake so you could take a dip in the summer or have beautiful settings surrounding you? Now you can – for being so close to the water, prices are ideal ranging from the $90,000′s to $140,000. Multiple floorplans, including 2 BR/1 Baths, 3 BR/2 Baths, and 4 BR/2 Baths, are the foundation of this desirable community. Nearby schools are Conroe ISD, Runyan Elementary, Travis Intermediate, Washington Junior High, Conroe High School.
Have a lakefront lot you’s like to build on? No problem! With our Build on Your Lot program and our comprehensive Design Center, we can help you build the lakeside home you’ve been waiting for. Contact Jan at (936) 777-9777 to learn more about this community or to schedule a visit.
The weather’s feeling cool outside, and we’re just about 3 weeks away from Turkey Day! It’s no doubt you have your family traditions for this turkey-licious day full of thanks. But, we thought we’d give you some ideas for events and ways to celebrate in Houston this holiday season. Maybe you’re entertaining out of town guests, or maybe your family is ready for a break from the kitchen for a change. Here are some ways to celebrating out of the home, in the home, and even help others who are without a home this year.
Here are some sites that list restaurants hosting Thanksgiving meals and menus:
Houston Restaurants Open and Offering TakeOut -make your reservations/place orders now!
Annual Turkey Trot Benefiting Sheltering Arms Senior Services. Register now!
Thanksgiving Day Parade
Ways to Give and Volunteer
Waste Management Superfeast
H-E-B/United Way of Greater Houston Feast of Sharing
Click2Houston Volunteer Information
To volunteer or for more information on the Waste Management Superfeast, call the hot line at (713) 516-3501. Volunteers do not need to sign up early. They can show up at the event and register at the volunteer booth on McKinney.
If you are interested in volunteering for the City Wide Club of Clubs feast, please call (713) 752-2582 or (866) 510-2582. If you can’t come this year, but would like to send a financial contribution, send it to City Wide Club, P.O. Box 8446, Houston, TX, 77288.