Author: Press Release

Attorney General Ken Paxton this week reached a $36,000 settlement with THEG, Inc., which did business as the online contact lens distributor/wholesaler Fine and Clear. Fine and Clear sold contact lenses to consumers without requiring them to provide a valid prescription, violating the Deceptive Trade Practices Act and the Texas Optometry Act.

The Children’s Museum of Houston’s “Sci-Fi Summer” will take you to infinity and beyond! From Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, you’re invited to take off on an out-of-this world adventure where imagination and reality collide. Come and explore the endless possibilities of time, space and mind-boggling discoveries where there are no limits to where you’re going, even if it means doing it all over again.

With the temperature reaching into the 90s throughout this weekend, the Houston Fire Department reminds citizens about the importance of taking safety measures when outdoors to avoid heat-related medical emergencies, this also includes making sure caregivers “Look Before They Lock” for children left in vehicles.

Beat the Texas summer heat while supporting a good cause on July 15 at MainStreet America for Special Olympics Texas’ (SOTX) first-ever summer Polar Plunge. Registration to cool off in an ice-filled pool while helping SOTX athletes in the Greater Houston Area is now open. Day of event registration will be held beginning at 9 a.m. and the first plunge will occur at 10 a.m.

Pet owners whose dogs and cats need vaccinations are encouraged to attend a low-cost clinic hosted by Pet Vaccination Services (PVS) at the Galveston County Animal Resource Center (ARC) on Saturday, June 24, 2017. County pet registration and microchipping will also be offered at the event.