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God’s Promise: A Hope and a Future, Fundraising Luncheon for SHIP @ Hilton College Station
Oct 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

EVENT:        God’s Promise: A Hope and a Future,  Fundraising Luncheon for SHIP (Shelter the Homeless International Projects)

WHEN:          October 17, 2017

                   12 Noon – 1 PM

WHERE:       The College Station Hilton

PURPOSE:   To raise funds to offer safe Christian education for more children in El Salvador where public schools are so dangerous. Currently, our students number more than 50. With additional funding we hope to double our students, expand our tutoring staff and hire a missionary couple to oversee our facilities. Our heart is to provide hope and bright futures to these precious children of El Salvador.

COST: There is no cost to attend or to host a table, but RSVPs are required. You are also invited to help underwrite the event.

RESERVATIONS:  For reservations or more information, please visit the SHIP website at

http://shipinternational.org/fundraiser/ or call 979-260-7447.

SHIP is a non-profit organizaion dedicated to bettering the lives of children and families in  the San Salvador area of El Salvador. To date SHIP has built (and supports) an orphanage, educational buildings and over thirty dwellings for local families. It also funds scholarships for area children for private education that helps to guard them against the gang involvement in public schools. Several times a year SHIP sponsors mission trips to El Salvador where volunteers offer vacation bible school, adult studies, tutoring and assistance on local projects. First and foremost, SHIP’s goal is to the show the love of Jesus Christ through their own love for the people.

Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day @ Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – College Station
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Breast reconstruction is an option available to most women confronting the physical and emotional effects of a mastectomy. Reconstruction helps women improve their quality of life and move forward with a renewed sense of well-being.

This event includes live and silent auction. Survivor stories from women who will recount their journeys of surviving breast cancer and reclaiming their lives.

This FREE event helps bring awareness to breast reconstruction options and focus on the personalized treatments and research at Baylor Scott & White.

Bra Day voting will be held in the Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – College Station Café from October 9 -13 from 11am – 1pm. Votes are $1 and all the proceeds benefit our Baylor Scott & White Cancer Center – College Station

Please RSVP to Andi Coursey at Andrea.Coursey@BSWHealth.org or by calling 979.207.3711

Celebration of Hope @ Hilton College Station
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm

You’re invited to the 4th Annual Celebration of Hope benefiting the Brazos Valley Food Bank’s new program, Together We Grow.

Tuesday, October 17th at 6 p.m. at the Hilton featuring keynote speaker, Maryum Ali, eldest daughter of Muhammad Ali.

Click here for more details and to purchase tickets.

Youth To Career Fair @ Brazos County Expo
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
What you need to know about the Medicare Open Enrollment Period @ Center for Regional Services
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Area Agency on Aging of the Brazos Valley presents…

What you need to know about the Medicare Open Enrollment Period

October 18, 2017 10–11am

Center for Regional Services (BVCOG)

3991 E. 29th St. Bryan, TX 77802


Learn more about Medicare’s yearly Open Enrollment Period, which runs from October 15th – December 7th.


Benefits Counselors with the Area Agency on Aging can help Medicare consumers compare plans and review current health and prescription coverage to make sure they are on the best plan for upcoming year.

‘Called To Serve’ Book Discussion Celebrates Bush School’s 20th Anniversary @ Annenberg Presidential Conference Center
Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm

COLLEGE STATION, Oct. 13, 2017—The Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a conversation with the authors of “Called to Serve: The 20-Year History of the Bush School” on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center.

Authors Charles F. Hermann, the first director of the School, and Sally Dee Wade, former writing instructor at the Bush School, will discuss the college’s history and how the book came to be written.  

Hermann and Wade will speak at 6:30 p.m., with a dessert reception and book signing to follow at 7:30 p.m. Books will be available for purchase before and after the event.

Those wishing to attend may register online.

Owl-O-Ween @ Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
Oct 20 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Bush School Deans And Founding Director To Discuss ‘The World Today’ @ Annenberg Presidential Conference Center
Oct 20 @ 6:30 pm

COLLEGE STATION, Oct. 11, 2017 — Five outstanding public servants and leaders who have been instrumental in the development of the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University since its founding in 1997 will take part in a unique discussion of current affairs on Friday, Oct. 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center on the Texas A&M University campus.

The panel will be moderated by the school’s current dean, Mark Welsh, former Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force. Panelists will include Charles F. Hermann, the first director of the Bush School, 1995−1999, and professor emeritus of the Bush School; Benton Cocanougher, interim dean, 2009−2010, and dean emeritus of the Mays School of Business at Texas A&M; Andrew Card, acting dean, 2011−2103, and White House chief of staff under President George W. Bush; and Ryan Crocker, dean from 2013 to 2016 and career ambassador in the U.S. State Department. This unique gathering of scholars, diplomats and former senior government officials will discuss a range of national and international issues, with each bringing his individual experience in government or academia to a dialogue about the complex current world situation.

Bush School Dean Mark Welsh noted that this group of dedicated public servants has helped to shape the school’s growth and development.

“Each of these individuals, along with other school leaders, have made significant contributions to our reputation for academic excellence and commitment to public service,” Welsh said. “This is a remarkable opportunity to hear their views on the Bush School, current world affairs and the place of the United States in the world.”

The discussion will be preceded by a reception beginning at 5:15 p.m. Additional information can be found on the Bush School website.

The Robertson County Compassionate Friends Memory Walk @ Franklin High School
Oct 21 @ 8:00 am

Balloon release and walk starts at 9 a.m.

Come walk in memory of your child(ren), grandchildren, or sibling, or just walk in memory of your friend or support the ones that have lost loved ones.

For more information, contact Elaine Beasley 979-229-7587

Bustin’ Clay Fundraiser @ Boswell-Porter-4-H Range
Oct 21 @ 8:30 am

Click here to find more information on registration and sponsorship opportunities.

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