This Week in Houston’s Buzz: The Children’s Museum of Houston Named the American Marketing Association Houston Chapter’s 2017 Marketer of the Year and More!

The Children’s Museum of Houston Named the American Marketing Association Houston Chapter’s 2017 Marketer of the Year

    The S.E.C.R.E.T. (Special Elite Crime Resolution and Espionage Team)

The Children’s Museum of Houston was recently named AMA Houston’s “2017 Marketer of the Year” during a ceremony that took place on December 4, 2017, at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. The Children’s Museum of Houston was recently selected winner among dozens of local businesses and organizations which demonstrated that their work branded their company, reached new audiences, and changed audience perceptions. The Children’s Museum of Houston is the recipient of AMA Houston’s most prestigious marketing award. In 2016, the Children’s Museum of Houston set out to introduce its first-ever premium experience, called the S.E.C.R.E.T. (Special Elite Crime Resolution and Espionage Team) in a year-long campaign. Winners were selected by a distinguished panel of national judges.

     The S.E.C.R.E.T. (Special Elite Crime Resolution and Espionage Team)

     The S.E.C.R.E.T. (Special Elite Crime Resolution and Espionage Team)

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The Johnson, Sonnier, Willis, & Young Family Reunion 2017

                                                            The Young Family

The Johnson, Sonnier, Willis, & Young Family Reunion 2017 was a complete family affair that included family and friends with several family friendly activities in Houston, Texas at VFW Post 9187. It was a wonderful celebration. Everyone had a joyous time.

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The 2nd Annual Year of Joy Holiday Ice Skating Party Bringing Joy to 100 Houston Area Children

                                                        Ice skating participants

More than 100 children from Houston’s Third Ward community recently experienced the joys of ice skating for the holidays at the 2nd Annual Year of Joy Holiday Ice Skating Party at the ice powered by Green Mountain Energy at Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney, 4-6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. This magical event was sponsored by H-E-B, which provided food, cake and toys. CSI provided round trip transportation for 40 children from Peck Elementary School and their chaperones. Other students from Houston Southside Community Center and Hype Freedom Schools also participated. Children had fun participating in this event. Other companies that provided support included the Houston Rockets, Giant Dollar, Picture Me Houston Photo Booth, and the Houston Chronicle, along with a team of volunteers. The Year of Joy Holiday Ice Skating Party was started in December 2016 by Houston Chronicle fashion and beauty editor Joy Sewing, who is also a former competitive ice skater and coach. She became Houston’s first African American figure skating coach while in college. Her mission was to share the experience and joys of ice skating with children who might never have the opportunity to try it. For more information please visit www.joysewing.com/yearofjoy-project/.

                                                      Ice skating participants