Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush recently visited the Lone Star College-Process Technology Center to learn firsthand how LSC is helping meet today’s workforce demands. From left are: Mike Sullivan, LSC Board of Trustees; Bush; Dr. Alton Smith, LSC Board of Trustees chair; Dr. Stephen C. Head, LSC chancellor; and Dr. Katherine Persson, LSC-Kingwood president.

BUSH TOURS TECH CENTER

George P. Bush, Texas land commissioner, visited Lone Star College-Kingwood and toured the LSC-Process Technology Center as part of his “conversation with the future” in 2019. Students attending the center can earn a process technology associate of applied science degree which prepares them to be workforce ready. The demand for process technicians/operators is high. Graduates of this LSC program will be able to operate and maintain specialized equipment used in petrochemical plants, refineries, power-generation facilities, pharmaceutical plants and food and beverage processing facilities.

 

A NIGHT AT THE RACES

The Crosby Huffman Chamber of Commerce is hosting “A Nite at the Races” Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Crawfish Shack, 5822 FM 2100, in Crosby. Doors open at 5 p.m. This event is open to the public. Free admission includes hors d’oeuvres, drinks and $10 in play money. Winnings can be used for auction items. Special purchases include purchasing a race for $100 and owning and naming a horse and jockey for $25 (those with winning horses receive $50 in play money). Tables can be reserved for $50. Call 281-328-6984 for reservations.

 

MARTIN ALLOCATES FUNDS

Houston City Councilmember Dave Martin allocated $14,456 of his service funds to assist the HPD Kingwood Division. These dollars were used for HPD support equipment including a new radar unit for patrol, hitch adapters to transport bike units, a 24-volt jump box for a high-water rescue vehicle, as well as equipment to combat illegal dumping throughout the community. Martin also provided $29,065 to fund overtime initiatives for the Kingwood Division as well as the Lake Patrol.

 

PARC 59 BREAKS GROUND

Cadence McShane Construction Co. recently broke ground on Parc 59, a two-building industrial development of Jackson Shaw in Humble. The 279,500-square-foot project at U.S. 59 and Rankin Road will cater to a variety of industrial users. Parc 59 consists of an 83,436-square-foot building with 23 dock doors, two drive-in doors, a 28-foot clear height and parking for 150 vehicles. The second building has 196,200 square feet with 42 dock doors, four drive-in doors, a 32-foot clear height and parking for 245. Jackson Shaw completed Air Parc 59, a nearby three-building, 320,000-square-foot development, earlier this year. Completion of Parc 59 is planned in April.

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