Celebrate the importance of after school in greater Houston at breakfast

October 1, 2012 by  
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The Greater Houston Lights On Alliance hosts a breakfast on Oct. 18 at 7:30 a.m. at the Hotel Derek, 2525 West Loop South.  The 13th annual event is a celebration of the importance of after-school programs in Houston and follows a national movement to call attention to importance of after-school education.

Keynote speaker is Council Member C.O. “Brad” Bradford.  Khambrel Marshall of KPRC Channel 2 is the emcee, with special guest Dr. Peter A. Witt, Texas A&M University.   Cost is $40 and includes parking.

To register, go online to wms.hcde-texas.org.  For information, call (713) 696-1331 or email:    lightsonafterschool@hcde-texas.org.

The Alliance includes the following members:  Harris County Department of Education’s Cooperative for After-School Enrichment; the Houston Parks & Recreation Department and the After-School Achievement Program; The YMCA of Greater Houston;  the South East Texas After-School Association (SETAA);  Citizen Schools;  Boys & Girls Club of Greater Houston; Houston Independent School District; and Fort Bend Independent School District’s Extended Day Program.

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