Kids for Kindness participate in food driveThe Kids for Kindness Club of Campbell Elementary School in Sugar Land recently held a food drive for Helping Hands of Houston.
The food drive among students and staff members was part of the youth organization’s monthly service projects that focus on various human virtues, according to a school press release.
Kids for Kindness Club was designed by Principal Michelle Koerth. The club started the year with a focus on respect for others and held an International Day of Peace Sept. 21. In that effort, Art Teacher Deborah Holzhuter had all Campbell students create a pinwheel of peace.
Each student placed their pinwheel on the school’s front circle drive to promote the event. Campbell Elementary School is at 1000 Shadow Bend Drive in Sugar Land. All the collected food items went to the Helping Hands Charity at 3007 Isabella St. in Houston.
For more information, call 832-223-1300, visit www.lcisd.org or www.houstonhelpinghands.com. Educational conference is ‘Including You’ The conference “Including You” is set for 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, 27 at the University of Houston Sugar Land.
The event will feature workshops presented by experienced speakers and will provide instruction, essential resources, and up-to-date information on teaching methodologies, educational strategies, individualized plans and positive behavior supports within individualized tracks for school administrators, educators and parents. Registration is required. The University of Houston Sugar Land is located at 14000 University Blvd.
For more information, call 281-736-8008 or e-mail email@example.com. Dragon Boat Regatta ready for ninth year The ninth annual Gulf Coast International Dragon Boat Regatta, hosted by the Texas Dragon Boat Association, runs from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 20-21 at the Brooks Lake at Fluor Daniels Campus in Sugar Land.
The event is open to the public. Admission is free. Brooks Lake at Fluor Daniels Campus is located at 1 Fluor Daniel Drive. For more information, call 832-248-3655, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or check houstondragonboat.com. Sugar Land runners finish Young Lawyers 5K Three runners from Sugar Land recently completed the Houston Young Lawyers Foundation 5K Run.
Joshua Brooks, 10, completed the race in 22:20, and Tanya Broholm, 26, crossed the finish line in 24:14. John Nelson, 30, took 35:05.
A total of 220 runners finished the 5K race, which started at The Heritage Society and ended along Allen Parkway. The proceeds of the race benefits the HYLFs Grant Program.
Adam Babizer, 31, was the men’s overall winner with a time of 17:24, and Martha Long, 44, was the winner in the women’s category with 22:21. Needleville Harvest Festival features talent show The Needleville Harvest Festival will be begin at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19 and will run through Saturday, Oct. 20 at Needleville Harvest Park at 3001 Violet St.
The festival celebrates the harvesting season and will feature a barbecue cook-off, margarita and fajita contests, a fun run, a firefighters’ competition and a talent show. Food and drinks will be available at the event and its proceeds will go toward Needleville Harvest Park improvements and maintenance.
A $5 admission fee will be good for both days of the event. For more information, call 281-468-9314 or visit needvillefest.com/
Local Advertising by PaperG