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Education Volunteer Opportunities with Barrio Dogs, Inc.

Education Volunteer Opportunities with Barrio Dogs, Inc.

Barrio Dogs, Inc. has been working in the East End since 2010 to educate and empower residents to address overpopulation and improve conditions for the animals around them. Barrio Dogs’ strategy is focused on three important points: 1) pets are a lifelong commitment and must receive proper care and treatment, 2) education and spay neuter are the only humane and effective methods of controlling animal overpopulation, and 3) zero tolerance for animal mistreatment and neglect will create safer, healthier, higher property value communities.

Barrio Dogs has a few upcoming events that they could use support from the East End community. If you’re interested in getting involved, please email gloria@barriodogs.org.

Friday, November 13th
Pinto Book (Paw) Signing
Intercontinental Airport
2800 N. Terminal Road
Houston, TX 77032
11:00AM to 3:00PM
Need a couple of volunteers to distribute educational literature to airport travelers and assist with Pinto’s Book (Paw) signing.

Wednesday, November 18th
YES Prep East End – Settegast Park
Education & Community Outreach
8329 Lawndale
Houston, TX 77012
9:00AM to 11:00AM
Need a few volunteers for a presentation at YES Prep East End and to accompany 140 7th graders to Settegast Park in 2nd Ward to do community outreach.

Monday, November 30th
Tales to Tails
Davila Elementary School
7610 Dahlia
Houston, TX 77023
1:00PM
Pinto will be visiting some of his favorite students at Davila for some Tales to Tails reading sessions. If you want to learn more or volunteer we can always use an extra hand.

Monday, February 22
YES Prep East End – Mason Park
Education & Community Outreach
8329 Lawndale
Houston, TX 77012
9:00AM to 11:00AM
Need a few volunteers for a presentation at YES Prep East End and to accompany 150 8th graders to Mason Park to do community outreach.

If you’re interested in getting involved, please email gloria@barriodogs.org.

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East End District Acquires New Weapon in Fighting Graffiti and Blight

East End District Acquires New Weapon in Fighting Graffiti and Blight

The Greater East End Management District’s (GEEMD) Graffiti Abatement Program has a new state- of-the-art machine for removal of graffiti and tagging on commercial properties. The new equipment saves time and operating costs leading to greater efficiency and more sites treated. According to Martin Chavez, Director of Constituent Services and Public Safety at GEEMD, “The new technology allows us to remove graffiti in a fraction of the time compared to the old way. To illustrate, at one location that would have taken 14 man hours, we removed the vandalism in one hour.”

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East End Residents Invited to Memorial Park Master Plan Update Meeting

East End Residents Invited to Memorial Park Master Plan Update Meeting

Did you know that Houston's Memorial Park is twice as large as New York City's Central Park? Located inside Loop 610 between I-10 and Buffalo Bayou, Memorial Park offers all types of recreation from picnicking and bird watching to soccer and swimming. Memorial Park welcomes people from all across the city to enjoy nature and…

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