v36_FortBendThe Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Houston has been a leader in at-risk youth development for over six decades. The goal is to provide healthy lifestyles, character development and inspiration for career success. Renowned as "The Positive Place for Kids," the Clubs serve nearly 10,000 children and teens ages 7 to 17 each year, many of whom have few other positive relationships or dependable resources in their lives.

v33_UpwardBoundHOUSTON –A recent $2.4 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education will extend the University of Houston- Downtown’s (UHD) Upward Bound program, which tailors academic and social instruction for high school students.

Upward Bound is a federally funded program that assists first-generation, low-income, college-bound students with the academic and life skills necessary to graduate from high school and succeed in college. UHD’s Upward Bound program – currently in its 31st year – has provided nearly 3,000 students from Houston Independent School District (HISD) with individualized training in mathematics, laboratory science, composition, literature and foreign languages.

A dinner birthday celebration was held Saturday, July 28, 2012 at HolmanStreetBaptistChurch, Houston, Texas in honor of Mrs. Gooden's 100th Birthday.  She was born in Madisonville, Texas to the parentage of Joe H. and Fessie Tucker Terrell. She had one sister and three brothers.  They are all deceased except she and her sister, Naomi Moore.

Ottie spent most of her life in Madisonvillewhere she was an outstanding student and worker.  She graduated valedictorian of her class. Working as a nurse's assistant in the hospital and nursing home she was quick to catch on to things and was liked by patients and co-workers. At Shiloh Baptist Churchshe served as a Deaconess, Sunday School Teacher, Mission Circle Leader, Baptist Training Union Director and she sang in the choir. She delighted in working in the church.  Some of her fun activities were reading, gardening, playing Scrabble and dominoes.  She was also an avid fisherman before her vision diminished.


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Jeremiah A. Armstrong
McNease State

Jasmine Clemons
Prairie View A&M
Jeremy A. Armstrong
Howard University
N'Kayle B. Chase
Texas Southern University
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Kia Kennebrew
Spellman College
Kevin A. Ford
UT of San Antonio
Jalicia J. Hines
Prairie View A&M
Reginald J. Edwards
University of Houston


In celebration of Fifty Years of providing contributions & charitable service to the Houston Community, Josephine Anderson, President of Xi Chapter, Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, proudly announced the 2012 Recipients of the Pauline D. Scott Scholarships. Eight deserving students were awarded Scholarships and Book Vouchers totaling over Two Thousand Dollars in fulfillment of our motto of “Not for ourselves, but for others!” Special thanks to Representative Sylvester Turner for his generous donation and assistance in meeting our goal.

Additionally, Xi Chapter also presented a check in the amount of $843.00 to The Center, a United Way Agency and Residential Facility which provides vocational and special services that promote individual choices, personal growth and independence for persons with developmental challenges.

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