The Smahrt Girl Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the development of young girls between 12-21 years of age through mentoring and other developmental programs. The mission of the Foundation is to provide girls the opportunity to live the life of their dreams by offering positive support through character building, career planning/workplace training, and leadership programs.
To Find Out More about Smahrt Girl Foundation, please visit www.smahrtgirl.org
Impact A Hero (IAH) was started in Cincinnati, Ohio in 2004 by founder Richard (Dick) Lynch. Having watched the men and women return home from the War on Terror with serious physical and emotional wounds, he was determined to help them with their new life challenges and situations - wounded heroes was his new mission in life.
In 2005 the inaugural Impact A Hero Weekendwas held in Sugar Land, Texas. It was the beginning of a grass roots effort by Impact A Hero to provide a network of much needed continuous emotional and financial support services to our wounded heroes
For More Information, please visit - www.impactahero.org
Career and Recovery Resources, Inc. is a nonprofit multi-service United Way of Greater Houston agency established in 1945 by B’nai B’rith as the Jewish Vocational Guidance Services. Our mission isto help people identify and overcome barriers to employment. Our vision is to be the premier agency providing services for people with barriers. The agency empowers job seekers with job readiness training, career guidance, job placement assistance, job retention counseling, and employment-related supportive services. Enrichment classes include GED exam preparation, computer classes, and both adult basic education and computer classes in American Sign Language for persons who are deaf or hearing-impaired. Teens and older youth are served with career exploration workshops. We also provide adult outpatient substance abuse treatment and aftercare, and HIV/STD testing and risk reduction counseling.
To Donate or Find out More Information, please visit Career and Recovery
Girls In Aviation Day presents a great opportunity for those who are interested in aviation and aerospace to visit Space Center Houston, airport or flight museum, or to study about famous aviators such as Amelia Earhart and Anne Morrow Lindberg (wife of Charles Lindberg who was herself an accomplished aviator) and astronauts such as Sally Ride (the first female astronaut) or Mae Jemison (the first African American Astronaut).
The Houston event is geared to 100 girls ages 10 to 17. Girls will have the opportunity to meet and speak with licensed female pilots; learn about air traffic control, see how an aircraft engine works, learn about aerodynamics and much more. The event will be held at the Lone Star Flight Museum at Ellington Airport. Registration and lunch are complimentary; however, those who are interested are asked to register via the website www.girlsinaviationhouston.com.