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City of Houston Youth Internship Opportunities

Mayor's Hire Houston Youth Program

  • Application open now with reviews beginning
    March 27, 2023
  • Must be between 16 and 24 by June 12, 2023
    and a City of Houston Resident
  • Positions posted on NEOGOV website in the
    following categories:
    • Government/Political Science
    • Parks & Recreation
    • Professional/Technical
    • Police Department
    • Library
    • Public Health
    • Administrative Offices
  • Learn more here: https://www.houstontx.gov/hr/gyow/summer_jobs.html


What's Happening?

State of Community Financial Education - Town Hall Meeting


Topics of Discussion

Increasing community access to financial education tools and resources

Overview of community financial initiative

Engagement and collaborative strategies

Resources providers

Mentors and Volunteers




Acres Home Mobility Study Public Meeting #3

  • October 12
  • 6:30 - 9:00 Pm
  • Acres Home MSC 6719 W. Montgomery Rd. Houston, TX 77091

Join us for the final community meeting for the Acres Home Mobility Study. We have developed solutions based on your input and want to ensure we’ve captured everything accurately

Join us at the next meeting Wednesday, October 12, 6–8 p.m. at the Acres Home Multi-Service Center at 6719 W. Montgomery Road, Houston, TX 77091.

Contact Devin Crittle at Devin.Crittle@houstontx.gov or visit Acres Home Mobility Study | Let's Talk Houston (letstalkhouston.org)



Please help us better understand connectivity issues in the area by adding comments to the map, providing feedback on the proposals, and/or providing comments in the forum.




Economic Development Working Group
  • October 13 - Thursday
  • 12:00-1:00 PM
  • Call-in: +1 936-755-1521 Phone Conference ID: 898 416 754#

  • Meet to plan a strategy for West Montgomery Town Square Action Plan Project
    Economic Development Working Group Meeting













Acres Homes Super Neighborhood Council #6

Brunch En Blanc

  • Saturday, October 15
  • 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Acres Home
  • We thank our sponsors for making this event free to the community.
    Register today to reserve your seat bit.ly/44enblanc
    Acres Homes Proud

  • Brunch En Blanc - October 15
  • Community Meeting - October 20 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Acres Home MSC
  • Beautification Project - October 22 - Rest Lawn Cemetary
Acres Home Health Center
https://www.harrishealth.org/locations-hh/Pages/acres-home-health-center.aspx

Acres Home Health Center Health Fair

  • Saturday, October 22 | Sabado 22 de octubre
  • 9:00am - 3 pm
  • Acres Home Health Center 818 Ringold St.
    Houston, TX 77088
    Acres Home Health Center invites you to its health fair. Come for free screenings, and stay for health tips, information, and giveaways. Appointments are needed for free breast cancer screening*. Call 281-454-0913 today to schedule your free mammogram. Acres Home Health Center818 Ringold St.Houston, TX 77088






Feria de la Salud de Acres Home Health Center

  • Sabado 22 de octubre
  • 9:00am - 3 pm
  • Acres Home Health Center 818 Ringold St.
    Houston, TX 77088
  • Acres Home Health Center le invita a la Feria de Salud. Venga a hacerse exámenes de detección gratis y quédese para recibir consejos sobre la salud, información y regalos. Es necesario hacer una cita para los exámenes gratuitos de detección del cáncer de mama*. Llame hoy al 281-454-0913 para programer una mamografía sin co
Acres Home MSC
Find more information here: https://gohealthyhouston.org/be-well


Acres Home Farmers Market

Acres Home Farmers Market

  • 1st and 3rd Saturdays
  • 10:00 am - 1:00 Pm
  • Bethune Empowerment Center - 2500
  • S Victory Dr. Houston, TX 77088
There will be fresh, local, and organically grown produce, and exciting vendors await you!
(we sell out fast, so come early!)
Shop from a variety of incredible local vendors!
And good news! We accept SNAP!


We hope to see you at the Bethune Empowerment Center at 2500 S Victory Drive!
Here at Acres Homes, we're producing a healthier community together.





City of Houston Youth Internship Opportunities

Mayor's Hire Houston Youth Program

  • Application open now with reviews beginning
    March 27, 2023
  • Must be between 16 and 24 by June 12, 2023
    and a City of Houston Resident
  • Positions posted on NEOGOV website in the
    following categories:
    • Government/Political Science
    • Parks & Recreation
    • Professional/Technical
    • Police Department
    • Library
    • Public Health
    • Administrative Offices
  • Learn more here: https://www.houstontx.gov/hr/gyow/summer_jobs.html


What's Happening?

State of Community Financial Education - Town Hall Meeting


Topics of Discussion

Increasing community access to financial education tools and resources

Overview of community financial initiative

Engagement and collaborative strategies

Resources providers

Mentors and Volunteers




Acres Home Mobility Study Public Meeting #3

  • October 12
  • 6:30 - 9:00 Pm
  • Acres Home MSC 6719 W. Montgomery Rd. Houston, TX 77091

Join us for the final community meeting for the Acres Home Mobility Study. We have developed solutions based on your input and want to ensure we’ve captured everything accurately

Join us at the next meeting Wednesday, October 12, 6–8 p.m. at the Acres Home Multi-Service Center at 6719 W. Montgomery Road, Houston, TX 77091.

Contact Devin Crittle at Devin.Crittle@houstontx.gov or visit Acres Home Mobility Study | Let's Talk Houston (letstalkhouston.org)



Please help us better understand connectivity issues in the area by adding comments to the map, providing feedback on the proposals, and/or providing comments in the forum.




Economic Development Working Group
  • October 13 - Thursday
  • 12:00-1:00 PM
  • Call-in: +1 936-755-1521 Phone Conference ID: 898 416 754#

  • Meet to plan a strategy for West Montgomery Town Square Action Plan Project
    Economic Development Working Group Meeting













Acres Homes Super Neighborhood Council #6

Brunch En Blanc

  • Saturday, October 15
  • 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Acres Home
  • We thank our sponsors for making this event free to the community.
    Register today to reserve your seat bit.ly/44enblanc
    Acres Homes Proud

  • Brunch En Blanc - October 15
  • Community Meeting - October 20 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Acres Home MSC
  • Beautification Project - October 22 - Rest Lawn Cemetary
Acres Home Health Center
https://www.harrishealth.org/locations-hh/Pages/acres-home-health-center.aspx

Acres Home Health Center Health Fair

  • Saturday, October 22 | Sabado 22 de octubre
  • 9:00am - 3 pm
  • Acres Home Health Center 818 Ringold St.
    Houston, TX 77088
    Acres Home Health Center invites you to its health fair. Come for free screenings, and stay for health tips, information, and giveaways. Appointments are needed for free breast cancer screening*. Call 281-454-0913 today to schedule your free mammogram. Acres Home Health Center818 Ringold St.Houston, TX 77088






Feria de la Salud de Acres Home Health Center

  • Sabado 22 de octubre
  • 9:00am - 3 pm
  • Acres Home Health Center 818 Ringold St.
    Houston, TX 77088
  • Acres Home Health Center le invita a la Feria de Salud. Venga a hacerse exámenes de detección gratis y quédese para recibir consejos sobre la salud, información y regalos. Es necesario hacer una cita para los exámenes gratuitos de detección del cáncer de mama*. Llame hoy al 281-454-0913 para programer una mamografía sin co
Acres Home MSC
Find more information here: https://gohealthyhouston.org/be-well


Acres Home Farmers Market

Acres Home Farmers Market

  • 1st and 3rd Saturdays
  • 10:00 am - 1:00 Pm
  • Bethune Empowerment Center - 2500
  • S Victory Dr. Houston, TX 77088
There will be fresh, local, and organically grown produce, and exciting vendors await you!
(we sell out fast, so come early!)
Shop from a variety of incredible local vendors!
And good news! We accept SNAP!


We hope to see you at the Bethune Empowerment Center at 2500 S Victory Drive!
Here at Acres Homes, we're producing a healthier community together.





  • Garden projects at Anderson Academy Sucess

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    by lindsey.williams,

    Garden projects at Anderson Academy, Eisenhower and Harmony were a huge success with at least 2 beds and one arbor trellis each installed!


  • MSC - CLEAN UP DAY

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    Acres Home MSC Garden Clean Up Day - March 24, 2022


    Prairie View A&M University Cooperative Extension Program will host a Garden Clean-up Day at the Acres Home MSC located at 6719 W Montgomery Road Houston, Texas 777091 on March 24, 2022. Sign up to Volunteer HERE

  • Hire Houston Youth

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  • Step Healthy Memorial Hermann Programs

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    Walk With A Doc

    3/12/2022 - 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM - Highland/Desoto Park 3316 Desoto St Houston, TX 77091
    Walk with a Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle. What better way to start your weekend than on your feet making strides to help your heart and improving your general health to live longer! While you walk at your own pace, you’ll have the opportunity to have questions answered by local physicians.


    Core Connections Network

    3/17/2022 - 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM - Highland/Desoto Park 3316 Desoto St Houston, TX 77091


    Dancing With A Doc

    3/23/2022 - 8:00 AM- 9:00 AM - Highland/Desoto Park 3316 Desoto St Houston, TX 77091

  • Vogel Creek - Spring Fling March 12

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  • The Houston Food Bank Class Applications Now Open

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    The Houston Food Bank is currently accepting applications for our culinary and warehousing job training programs. The programs are free and supports are available to students.

    To learn more about culinary training, please visit: https://www.houstonfoodbank.org/our-programs/communitykitchen/

    To learn more about warehousing training, please visit: https://www.houstonfoodbank.org/our-programs/communitywarehouselogistics/

  • Acres Homes February Updates

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    February Updates

    Greetings Acres Homes! We have some exciting things happening in the community

    MEETING

    Our February Meeting was held on on 2.1.22 had a packed schedule.Unfortunately, due to permission settings, we could not retrieve the meeting recording.

    1. Below are links to meeting presentation materials
    2. Meeting Presentation: https://www.letstalkhouston.org/7988/widgets/32803/documents/28004


    Next Meeting : March 1, 2022 @6:30 pm

    There is a NEW link for the monthly meetings. They will still occur at the same time and date.

    Please cancel the old calendar invite if you have not done so already

    Microsoft Teams meeting

    Join on your computer or mobile app- Click here to join the meeting

    Or call in (audio only) +1 936-755-1521,,320475521#

    Phone Conference ID: 320 475 521#


    WORKING GROUPS

    We are restructuring our working group meeting cadences and objectives for the Complete Communities initiative


    HEALTH & FITNESS

    • World Cancer Day, a global initiative to end cancer, was celebrated on February 4th at MD Anderson Cancer Center highlighting the incredible collective work that is happening as part of Be Well Acres Homes. You can read the article here.
    • Houston Parks and Recreation Department is offering fitness programs:
        • Fitness classes of 6-week sessions available at Lincoln Community Center (registration on site)
        • Adult Zumba classes, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.  
        • Senior Fitness program, Thursdays, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
        • Youth Fitness program, Tuesdays, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
        • Soccer for Success classes for youth ages 5 – 14 started on February 15th at Highland Park
      • Register here to attend Houston Parks Board’s Spring Fling event on Saturday, March 12th at the location of the future Inwood Recreation Phase.

    HEALTHY FOOD 

    • Through UTHealth School of Public Health’s Nourish program, a culinary medicine program, Harris Health started teaching nutrition classes to patients utilizing their Food Farmacy and Teaching Kitchen on February 1st
    • The food distribution at Lone Star College-Houston North, Victory location, has been rescheduled for February 22nd and their Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) nutrition classes for adults 50+ started on February 15th
    • Sign up here to volunteer on Wednesdays at the Multi-service Center garden with PVAMU
    • If your school is interested in hosting Brighter Bites, the application is now open for summer 2022, and the 2022-2023 school year. Please apply here.
  • Virtual Plant Sale & In Person Seminar March 26 - April 3

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  • RFQ For Texas Artists - Open Until Feb 14

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    There’s an exciting RFQ for Texas artists who would like to have their art featured at the new North Belt Public Safety Complex in Houston, TX! The Houston Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs and Houston Arts Alliance are seeking qualifications from artists for an interior mural and an exterior 3D art piece.
    Get more info and submit your artwork for consideration at the link: https://bit.ly/3uiFvUX
  • SER Jobs Offers Paid Career Training for Young Adults

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    The Youthbuild program offered by SER Jobs for Progress provides hands-on learning, real world training for young adults ages 16 - 24 years old. This program includes GED classes, on-the-job construction training, and job certification. Contact 713.773.6000 for more information.

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