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.
Houston Food Bank Receives $7,000 Grant from "Hunger Is," Safeway Foundation & Entertainment Industry Foundation
Hunger Is, a joint charitable campaign of The Safeway Foundation and the Entertainment Industry Foundation, teams up with the nationwide network of Feeding America food banks to raise public awareness
Houston Food Bank has received a $7,000 grant from Hunger Is to help solve childhood hunger in their community. Houston Food Bank, a member of the Feeding America network of food banks, was nominated by the managers of Randalls stores in Greater Houston to receive this grant, which was made possible by customers who contributed generously during a month-long, in-store fundraiser this spring.
The Rotary Club of Houston announced today the four finalists for the 2014 Rotary Lombardi Award, presented annually since 1970 to the nation’s top college football lineman. The award honors the memory of Vince Lombardi, legendary coach of the Green Bay Packers.
Houston Public Library Kicks off Season’s Readings with Divya Srinivasan, Author of “Little Owl’s Day”
This year, celebrate the holidays at the Fourth Annual Season’s Readings programs happening at the Central and the neighborhood libraries. There will be plenty of cheer with family-friendly literary-inspired programs. Join us in kicking off the program series with a presentation by Author-Animator Divya Srinivasan, who wrote the books “Little Owl’s Night” and “Little Owl’s Day”. Enjoy a storytime with Srinivasan as she reads from her latest book “Little Owl’s Day”. She will also show a few of her video book trailers followed by a book signing on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 2 PM at the Julia Ideson Building, Norma Meldrum Children’s Room, 550 McKinney St., 77002. All programs are free and open to the public. For more details visit www.houstonlibrary.org or call 832-393-1313.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator, Maria Contreras-Sweet, announced that the federal agency is partnering with the National Restaurant Association to promote dining out during Small Business Saturday on November 29th. The partnership will amplify restaurants during the national push to support our nation’s small businesses on the busiest shopping weekend of the year.
Mia Fleming is an accomplished, award winning and well-respected journalist/television personality with over 12 years of experience writing, producing, reporting and anchoring news across print, radio, and broadcast platforms. She has covered some of the nation's most historic events such as the aftermath of 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, the 2008 Presidential election of Barack Obama.
Researchers in the NCI-designated Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine have been awarded an additional $9.9 million in grant funding from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
Councilman Jerry Davis, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee, HDHHS Director Stephen Williams, local businessman Lee Zieben, and non-profit, ProUnitas all come together for the benefit of Kashmere Gardens
Groundbreaking new Pilot Project in Kashmere Gardens at the Gulf Coast Arms Section 8 housing development.
HOUSTON, T.X., November 22nd, 2014 - City of Houston council leaders, directors, businesses and non-profits are all coming together for a common cause; Community. These leaders decided to invest time and resources in the Kashmere Gardens area in order to foster community support and wellness. The first focus area for these support systems will be a 160 family development recently re-built by the Zieben Group. The vision for this new community from all stakeholders is that it would be a catalyst for future projects by providing services to its residents in the form of health, wellness, education and workforce development.
If you love shopping at Macy's, the store is making it easier than ever to shop and get their items without even having to step in their store.
Progress in the fight against HIV disease has been remarkable. Thanks to the advent and continued development of innovative therapies, people living with HIV in the United States can expect to live well into their 70s -- and even beyond. That, of course, depends on whether they can afford the treatments.
Last night, beauty brand Carol's Daughter was a proud sponsor of the 4th Annual WEEN Awards (Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network), a celebration of the outstanding accomplishments of women in various areas of business and philanthropy.