HPD South Gessner Division receives gym equipment donation

December 20, 2017 • Continue Reading »

Board Members from Brays Oaks and Southwest Management Districts attend the gymnasium dedication at HPD South Gessner Division. Assistant Chief Wendy Baimbridge and South Gessner Division’s Captain Craig Bellamy presented plaques to both Districts, which provided funding for the gym equipment. Promaxima and USA Sports Inc. also donated thousands of dollars of equipment and plates. “This was a huge morale booster for my officers,” said Captain Bellamy.

Photo credit: Juan Islas.

Pictures of the Grand Opening SW HPD Substation, Dec. 15

December 19, 2017 • Continue Reading »

Take a look at the video and pictures of the grand opening ceremony held on December 15, 2017 of the HPD Substation located at 13097 Nitida St.


Brays Oaks Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast Brings Joy to the Community

December 13, 2017 • Continue Reading »

Yesterday, the Brays Oaks Management District hosted a Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast in partnership with Southwest Houston 2000. Nearly 100 people came out to enjoy breakfast, and watch the presentation of colors by the Sharpstown High School ROTC and a musical performance by students of the Westbury Christian School Honor Choir.

Attendees were also encouraged to bring donations of books to benefit the library at Elrod Elementary. We will be excited to release the total number of books donated once we have that information on hand. Thank you to everyone who came out to the Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast!


Pictures of the 2017 Community Night in Brays Oaks

November 22, 2017 • Continue Reading »

Take a look at the pictures of the 2017 Community Night in Brays Oaks Management District.

Take a look at the photos of the Carp-A-thon 2017

November 16, 2017 • Continue Reading »

Partners from the angler, environmental/ conservation, business, and governmental communities have come together to improve a long-standing issue that impacts the health and quality of ecosystems in Houston’s bayou system. The result was the Inaugural Invasive Fish Round-Up & Carp-A-Thon Fishing Tournament that took place along the Brays Bayou watershed on Saturday, October 28th, 2017.

This second annual Invasive Fish Round-Up & Carp-A-Thon Fishing Tournament was hosted at the Willow Waterhole Greenspace Conservancy’s and included fishing and other educational – demonstrations casting fly fishing tie off, food trucks, t-shirts; and raffle prizes for fishing competitors.

Great Day Houston/Willow Waterhole Broadcast, June 30

July 3, 2017 • Continue Reading »

Take a look at the KHOU broadcast of the event.


Video and Images of the 2017 Willow Waterhole MusicFest

May 5, 2017 • Continue Reading »


Mayor Turner honors Wildcat basketball team during City Hall ceremony

March 23, 2017 • Continue Reading »

City of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and City Councilman Larry V. Green, District K, recognized the Westbury Christian boys basketball team in front of City Council downtown on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, and proclaimed it “Westbury Christian School Boys Basketball Day” in honor of the team’s fifth consecutive TAPPS state title, and the 21st since the WCS boys basketball team won its first TAPPS state title in 1991.

Photos of the 2017 March on Crime Luncheon

March 19, 2017 • Continue Reading »

Take a look at the photos of the SMD 2017 March on Crime Luncheon.

Welcome Dinner for Chief of Police Art Acevedo

January 30, 2017 • Continue Reading »

On January 25th, the Southwest and International Management Districts organized a dinner in honor of Houston’s Chief of Police Art Acevedo held at Ocean Palace Restaurant located in the International Management District and title sponsored by East West Bank. The dinner brought together nearly 500 people representing the vibrant diversity within the professional Asian Pacific American, South Asian, and Muslim communities. These communities came together to give a Texas-size welcome to Houston’s “Top Cop” and over fifty classified and civilian members of the Houston Police Department. The Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston donated two tables for HPD.

Alice Lee, Executive Director of the Southwest Management District, served as the Mistress of Ceremony and prominent figures across the represented communities delivered welcomes and words of commendation. Some of those figures present were: Wea Lee, Chairman of the International District; Kenneth Li, Chairman of the Southwest District; Alex Chang of East West Bank; Jagdip Ahluwalia of IACC; Honorable Martha Wong, former Houston City Council Member and former State Representative; Judge Theresa Chang, Harris County Civil Court at Law #2; City Council Member Brenda Stardig, Chair of the Council’s Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee; City Council Member Steve Le of District F; Honorable Randy Sim, Council Member of Southside Place and recently relieved Mayor Pro-Tem; Honorable Nghi Ho, Former Trustee of the Alief Independent School Board for many terms; Magistrate Judge Aneeta Jamal; and Former Council Member and former Harris County Sheriff, Adrian Garcia, along with many others. Board Chairs and members of the Southwest, International, and Brays Oaks Management Districts presented Chief Acevedo with an engraved gift and a large floral arrangement.