Happy Birthday to The City of HOUSTON from Office Systems of Texas!

City Officials Celebrate Houston’s 180th Birthday Mayor Sylvester Turner and other Houston officials celebrated the 180th anniversary of Houston’s founding on Tuesday with speeches and cake at City Hall. CARRIE FEIBEL  | POSTED ONAUGUST 30, 2016, 3:25 PM (LAST UPDATED: SEPTEMBER 19, 2016, 3:39 PM) Gail Delaughter Mayor Sylvester Turner and other Houston officials celebrated the 180th anniversary of

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Northwest Assistance Ministries

NORTHWEST ASSISTANCE MINISTRIES APPOINTS NEW PRESIDENT/CEO Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Les Cave as NAM’s next President / CEO. The official job title will be “Linda and Harlan Martens Endowed President/CEO” in reference to the endowed fund set up to support the position. “The board conducted a thorough search, and we were

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Day 10

I’ve started working in Office Systems of Texas in 2012, and this is my 10th day in the sales department. The whole transition from the front desk to the sales department has been a mix of emotions. Not knowing what to expect, especially when I have never worked in sales, continues to be a bit

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One Year post-Harvey

Kinder Institute Director Bill Fulton and  Kyle Shelton, director of strategic partnerships, reflect on what has been done one year post-Harvey, and what more is needed. “Major events like Hurricane Harvey create a focal point for research. Since the storm’s rains began one year ago, the Kinder Institute, our colleagues at Rice University and at institutions and

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United States Code

UNITED STATES CODE What is the U.S. Code? About the U.S. Flag Code Where to Purchase a Copy of the U.S. Code UNITED STATES CODE TITLE 36 CHAPTER 10 What is the U.S. Code?The United States Code is the official, subject matter order, compilation of the Federal laws of a general and permanent nature that

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United States of America Code

PATRIOTIC CUSTOMS § 170. National anthem; Star-Spangled Banner. § 171. Conduct during playing. § 172. Pledge of allegiance to the flag; manner of delivery. § 173. Display and use of flag by civilians; codification of rules and customs; definition. § 174. Time and occasions for display. § 175. Position and manner of display. § 176.

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OSOT service is a 10!

Thanks to Matilde for dispatching this service call and thanks to Dallas for providing the service to the customer’s satisfaction. All 10’s! We appreciate our customer’s taking the time to respond to our quick survey. Rate our dispatch overall (ease of placing a service call etc.) 10 of 10 Your Technician was very knowledgeable in

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Good job OSOT!

Sofia, good job on dispatching this service call. and Shandon, thanks for doing a good job on performing the service. The customer called our office at 4:42 pm on 8/20/18. We arrived at the customer’s office at 10:29 am on 8/21/18 and completed the call at 11:00 am the same day. Rate our dispatch overall

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What OSOT’s contribution supported

The Justin J. Watt Foundation today released the progress of the contributions made to the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund started by J.J. Watt following the destruction left by Hurricane Harvey 12 months ago. The fundraiser raised $41.6 million, making it the largest crowd-sourced fundraiser in world history. All funds have been distributed to eight nonprofits: All

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Paper

Truth and myths about paper usage updated statistics published by Two Sides Inc. net forest area in the U.S. has been stable since early 1900s, and has increased from 754 million acres to 766 million acres from 2005 to 2015 net volume of growing tree stock for paper has increased by over 10% Canada’s forest

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Consumer Reports Ink Jet Costs

High cost of inkjet device printer ink Article in recent issue of Consumer Reports magazine Cheapest ink averages $13 per ounce, more than twice cost of Dom Perignon Champagne, while most expensive is $95 per ounce “our lab tests show that must of that precious ink never makes it onto the printed page. Instead, it’s

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Hurricane Season

Hurricane Lane is a huge reminder that we are not out of hurricane season.  Although we haven’t been hit this year with a huge storm, it never hurts to be prepared.  Here are a few items to stay stocked up on just in case.   *Drinking Water *Water for sanitation use *Non-perishable foods (Enough to

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VOTE – Flood Bond Election for Harris County

$2.5 BILLION DECISION   Tuesday is the last day to VOTE EARLY on the countywide bond proposal.   From a recent Houston Chronicle article about the proposal: “The 237 projects include $1.2 billion for channel improvements, $401 million for detention basins, $242 million for floodplain land acquisition, $12.5 million for new floodplain mapping and $1.25 million for

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VOTE in Harris County Flood Bond

Good Morning George, There are 5 days of early voting left for the Bond (Prop A). This will enable changes that will positively impact BOTH the business and residential communities. Please take a stand and join our fight to end flooding today! The following legislators have indicated to us their support for Proposition A: Commissioner R.

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Back-to-school preparation

A new school year is here and parents are faced with financial and organizational challenges. How do you prepare your home for some of the busiest days of your lives? Are you ready to set the alarm clock for you to wake up early, attend to your children’s needs and prepare their meals? For parents

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Exciting News From NASA

This Saturday August 11th 2018 NASA will launch the Parker Solar Probe from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida in an unprecedented Journey to the Sun. This is a historic mission, with sights set on traveling through the Sun’s atmosphere, closer than any spacecraft before. Follow the below link to learn more! https://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/parker-solar-probe-humanity-s-first-visit-to-a-star

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August is Back to School Safety Month

Ready Harris News August is Back to School Safety Month Published August 06, 2018 Back August is Back to School Safety Month (Houston, TX) – August is Back to School Safety Month and a good time to review your family’s safety and emergency plans. The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (HCOHSEM)

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Port Houston Boat Tour

If you have additional questions, please contact samreservations@poha.com Named after the legendary military commander who led the fight for Texas independence from Mexico and later statehood, the M/V Sam Houston has been operating as Port Houston’s public tour vessel since its inaugural voyage on July 30, 1958. This free service offers a leisurely, 90-minute round-trip, educational tour along the

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Important Bond Vote for Harris County – Prevent Flooding – VOTE YES

$2.5 BILLION DECISION   Today marks the beginning of early voting for the Harris County Flood Control District’s flood mitigation bond. From a recent Houston Chronicle article about the proposal: “The 237 projects include $1.2 billion for channel improvements, $401 million for detention basins, $242 million for floodplain land acquisition, $12.5 million for new floodplain mapping and

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VOTE VOTE VOTE

The article below was published in the Houston Chronicle on Sunday, July 29, 2018 and contains information regarding the upcoming special bond election for flood control projects in Harris County.  Joe B. Allen, one of the authors of the article, is a familiar name to AWBD members and was a recent presenter on this topic

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