Enthusiasm for preparedness was palpable at a recent Food Storage Class held at a large Mormon church in Houston Texas next door to the Church’s Home Storage Center. Seasoned “preppers” and novices to the idea of home storage came from all over the Houston area and southeast Texas to learn specifics of home food storage, water storage, cooking in emergencies and how to accumulate and store commodities safely and economically.
Have you ever had the inclination to do some community service but didn’t know where to start? Is your non-profit organization overwhelmed with a service project and in need of volunteers? KPFT Houston, Texas Radio 90.1 FM host Mercy Richard with her recent guests, Kathryn Ashby and Linda Hayes, discussed JustServe.org in Richard’s outreach show MercyHouse. Ashby and Hayes are both Community Outreach Volunteers in the Houston area.
At its September meeting, members of the Houston Texas Chapter of the African-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) heeded the “Call to Action” issued by FamilySearch as they received instruction on indexing Freedmen’s Bureau Records from volunteers of the Friendswood Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS).
Houston Texas – A thrill of victory filled the air at a Mormon Family History Center in north Houston as Jesse Williams, president of the Houston chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) successfully completed his first attempt at indexing records from the Freedmen’s Bureau Project.
At the recent open house of the remodeled Home Storage Center in north Houston, curious customers arriving to learn about, sample, and purchase available food products were not disappointed. The Home Storage Center is part of a complex run by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [Mormon Church]. It also includes a peanut butter cannery and is open to the public. [Read more…]