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On this segment of Access Houston we welcome back Mr. Frederick J. Goodall, Director of Marketing for Baker Ripley, to talk about the Houston Turkey Trot. The Baker Ripley Houston Turkey Trot is an annual event that supports the mission of Baker Ripley, a nonprofit that has served this region for 112 years. Register now […]

Join 97.9 The Box and Texas Children’s Health Plan for their Annual Back-to-School Fair on Saturday, July 28 at Almeda Mall | 12200 Gulf Freeway, Houston, Texas 77034. We’re giving away school supplies while supplies last! Backpacks School Supplies Dental Screenings Immunizations Child must be present. Must bring vaccination record.  

Join 97.9 The Box & Oakland Raiders DeAndre Washington for the Outwork The Competition Youth Football Camp on Saturday, June 30 at Thurgood Marshall HS. The camp is FREE for boys & girls ages 7-17. To register and for more information click here.

           OPERATION: STOP SCAMS      Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated in partnership with AARP Houston hosted Operation: Stop Scams to protect individuals against identity theft and fraud. Every two seconds someone’s identity is stolen due to improper disposal of confidential documents. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated and AARP encouraged the […]

Clear your schedule and join 97.9 The Box, Project Aristocrat Life Foundation at the Houston Food Bank for the Pop-Up Community Service Project as we all do our part to end hunger and help those that are less fortunate. Location: Houston Food Bank Address: 535 Portwall St. | Houston, Texas 77029 Date: Thursday, May 3, […]

  9th Annual “Smart’n Up” Black Male Summit is designed to address the unique need of black males in Houston and Harris County (ages 13 and older). This years summit will focus on the importance of Education, Goal-setting and creating options for the future. The Black Males Summit serves as a informational catalyst in the […]

Houston City Council member Dwight Boykins joined Mayor Sylvester Turner in announcing the new Sunnyside Multi Service Center (MSC), which will provide vital health screenings for seniors and enhance the overall quality of life for residents in District D. The new MSC will be located at 4410 Reed Road near Cullen less than a mile from the current location. With a fully operational health clinic, the $25 million facility will […]

Black History Month Powered by TSU, Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs  Harry J. Hayes was appointed and confirmed as the Director of Houston’s Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD) on August 1, 2007. As Director, Mr. Hayes oversees a $86 million budget and is responsible for solid waste services to approximately 423,000 households. Houston’s […]

Black History Month Powered by TSU, Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs    Assistant Chief Sheryl D. Victorian, PhD Sheryl is a native Houstonian and a 25-year veteran of the Houston Police Department. She was recently promoted to Assistant Chief on October 13, 2017, and is currently assigned to Patrol Region 2 Command.  Sheryl’s […]

Rock The Walk with our Radio One Houston team on Sunday, March 4th at Sam Houston Park –  1000 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002 for the AIDS WALK HOUSTON. This year the AIDS Foundation is adding a concert featuring Houston’s legendary artist; Bun B, Paul Wall, Los Skarnales, and DJ Gracie Chavez. The first 1,500 people to receive […]

Black History Month Powered by TSU, Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs  Noel is a published author and recognized expert with over 27 years of experience in transforming under performing companies into positions of prosperity and optimum value. He specializes in strategic, operational, and tactical services. As a nationally certified public manager, he has been […]