Loving daughter, constant writer, pageant lover, effective manager, community advocate and God's child are just some of the characteristics that describe Jo-Carolyn Goode. The Prairie View A&M University graduate holds a B.S. in the concentration of Biology with minor in Chemistry and Dance.
Professionally, she is the Managing Editor of Houston Style Magazine. Beginning her career with the magazine as an editorial intern. Through a proven track record of excellent timely reporting and having a great worth ethic, Jo-Carolyn was able to advance to Feature Writer and later Editor-in-Chief. Currently, Jo-Carolyn is the Managing Editor overseeing a team of talented writers, reporters, and photographers that produce stellar content for Houston Style Magazine print publication and online website. In addition, Jo-Carolyn tells the stories of the everyday man to the hottest celebrities to the political power movers.
Jo-Carolyn is the National Assistant Director of Miss Black America Coed Pageant and the State Director for the Miss Black Texas America Coed Pageant. Often, she volunteers for the Miss Black Texas USA and the Miss Texas USA Pageants.
Always involved in her community, Jo-Carolyn is the troop leader for Girl Scout Troop #2050 at Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church. She also has affiliations with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. - Alpha Kappa Omega Chapter as a member and the Beatrice Mayes Institute Advisory Board as a Board Member.
Attractive young ladies, especially those in bathing attire, have expressed the face and form of Galveston Island since 10 years after the Great Storm. Want to call attention to an event, sport or festival? Picture it with a pretty girl in a form-fitting costume of the era! Almost every decade had its own "Galveston Goddess," from an artist's conception to bevies of living dolls, wearing everything from modest costumes to bikinis. With the sea shore as background, how can they fail to attract attention?
Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to appoint the following individuals to key Administration posts:
Readout of Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa O. Monaco’s Meeting with Security Officials from the Netherlands
Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa O. Monaco met at the White House today with the Netherlands Minister for Security and Justice Ivo Opstelten and National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism Dick Schoof.
Paving the Way: Toyota’s First Hispanic Woman Direct Tier I Supplier Calls Opportunity Exchange 'Key to Growth'
This story is about the road taken. Rosa Santana is the first Hispanic woman to own a business serving as a direct Tier I supplier to Toyota. And her path was paved by the automaker’s Opportunity Exchange – an annual two-day event that provides minority-owned businesses the chance to network with direct suppliers.
Vehicle Available Exclusively in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas
Gulf States Toyota introduced the new 2015 Toyota Tundra Bass Pro Shops Off-Road Edition today at the 2014 State Fair of Texas. This marks the first retail vehicle collaboration between Toyota and Bass Pro Shops, the nation's premier outdoor retailer.
Celebrate women of all sizes at fashion show hosted by iconic supermodel!
Macy’s will host a special evening of fashion and style hosted by Emme, the world’s first plus-sized supermodel! For more than two decades, Emme has been a leading voice and face in the fashion industry and globally recognized advocate for positive body image and self-esteem. Macy’s will host a special evening of fashion and style hosted by Emme, the world’s first plus-sized supermodel! For more than two decades, Emme has been a leading voice and face in the fashion industry and globally recognized advocate for positive body image and self-esteem.
JCPenney Partners with Soccer Commentator and Olympian, Mónica González, for Free Soccer Clinic for Hispanic Heritage Month
Yesterday, JCPenney partnered with Soccer Commentator and Olympian, Mónica González, to host a free soccer clinic for Houston-area girls to honor Hispanic Heritage Month. Girls between the ages of 8-16 years old with an interest in soccer gathered to learn about the Gonzo Soccer Academy, the importance of physical condition as well as hear decision-making tips to help them become future leaders of their Hispanic communities. The event, which was held at Houston Sports Park, included healthy snacks, music, prizes and a sporty hair styling session at the JCP Salon.
Join Wacoal in its mission to help end breast cancer with Fit for the Cure®! Participate in a Fit for the Cure event and receive a complimentary bra fitting from a Wacoal fit specialist. For every woman that participates, Wacoal will donate $2 to Susan G. Komen® for breast cancer research and community health programs. Wacoal will also donate an additional $2 for every Wacoal bra, shapewear piece or b.tempt’d bra purchased at these events.
Texans defensive end J.J. Watt was named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week for the third time in his career following his dominant performance in Houston’s 23-17 win over Buffalo. Watt registered his first career regular season interception and interception return for touchdown, a career-best nine quarterback hits, a pass defensed and five tackles.
2013 Tony® Award-Winning Best
Kinky Boots is the exhilarating Broadway musical that will lift your spirits to new high-heeled heights! Winner of six Tony Awards® including BEST MUSICAL, this inspirational story follows a struggling shoe factory owner who works to turn his business around with help from Lola, a fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos. Together, this unlikely pair finds that they have more in common than they ever dreamed possible… proving that when you change your mind about someone, you can change your whole world.