Annual African American Events in Houston,
Fort Bend & Surrounding Areas...

2021 Annual Events..Check w/ them for Virtual Options!


2021 Virtual and Annual Events:

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Jan     Greater Houston Frontiers Club’s MLK Memorial VIRTUAL Breakfast, 8-10am; Website

Feb    International Trade Center’s  TX Lunar Festival@ S. Chinese Daily News Website

Feb    Missouri City, Texas Black History Month Celebration Website

Feb    Houston Sun Foundation's Black History Month Virtual Symposium at TSU Email 

Feb    Buffalo Soldiers Museum's  Annual Gala @ Buffalo Soldier Museum, 6pm; Website

Feb   The Houston Community College Black History Scholarship Fundraiser; Website

Feb    The D-Mars Entrepreneur Awards Map

Mar      Third Ward Community Cloth's First Tuesdays Zoom Meeting. 8am  Website

Mar    Greater Houston Frontiers Club’s Golf Tournament  Website

Mar    Safe Diversity Communities' Resource, Mental Health & Wellness Workshops Website

Apr     Change Happens! Virtual Spring Breakfast, 7:30am    Website

Apr    Texas Southern University's "Maroon & Gray Affair" Website

Apr    HCC Annual Golf Classic @ Quail Valley Golf Club Registration  Sponsor Brochure

Jun    Houston Area Urban League's 50th Anniversary Gala. Website

Jun    Miss Juneteenth Pageant @ Emancipation Park.  Website

Jun    Juneteenth Talent Show @ Emancipation Park  Website

Jun    Missouri City Juneteenth Parade 

May   Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo @ NRG Stadium;  Website

May   SHAPE CENTER’s PanAfrican Cultural Festival 

Jun    Broken Chains' Juneteenth Gala 7pm

Jun    Pearland's Juneteenth Celebration@3pm, Pearland Town Center  

Jun    Emancipation Park’s Juneteenth Celebration  10a-5pm WebsiteJun    

Jun    Juneteenth Parade on Emancipation Avenue 

Jun    Black Music Month w/Community Artists Collective, Website

Jun    Texas Black Expo Events    Website

Jun 11 & 12   "Soul Purpose" at the Worthem Theatre, 8PM Website

Aug   African Marketplace @ The Shrine, 5309 MLK, 77021, 12-6pm, Map

Aug   Ft. Bend Democ. Annual Gala 5:30p@ Safari Texas Ranch, Richmond TX ..Registration/Website

Aug   Greater Houston Procurement Breakfast,8-10am; @ HCC, 5601 West Loop S, 77081, 

Aug   GHBC Pinnacle Nominee Reception @ AAMAC, 4897 Caroline, 77004

Sep   African Marketplace @ The Shrine, 5309 MLK, 77021, 12-6pm, Map

Sep   Houston Minority Supplier & Dev. Council BusinessEXPO Gala @ GRB. Website

Sep  Democratic Presidential Debate @ TSU, airing on ABC-TV and Univision, 7pm

Sep  African Marketplace @ The Shrine, 5309 MLK, 77021, 12-6pm, Map

Oct   American Cowboy Museum Festival  9a-4p @ 11822 Almeda,  77045  ..713-478-9677

Oct   Small Business Workshop  2p @Ft. Bend ISD 550 Julie Rivers, Sugarland ..Website

Nov  Change Happens! 30th Anniversary Celebration, TBA... Website

Nov  TWEF’s Annual International Financial and Leadership Summit Website

Monthly Events...

1st Sat      SHAPE Center's Healthy Food Co-op & Workshop, 3015 Live Oak, 77004, 12-5pm; Website

1st Sat      & 3rd Sat:  The Shrine Cultural Center Marketplace, 5309 MLK, 77021, 12-5pm; Map

1st Tue    Third Ward Community Cloth's First Tuesdays Zoom Meeting. 8am  Website

2nd Tue    Greater Houston Black Chamber of Commerce Second Tuesday Luncheons; 12pm; Website

3rd Wed    International Trade Center Networking Luncheon, 11110 Bellaire Blvd 77072, 12pm; Website

4th Tue     Greater Houston Procurement Breakfast, HCC, 5601 West Loop S, 77081, 8-10am; Website

Quarterly   Alief Community Association Breakfasts @ ITC, 11122 Bellaire, 77072; Website


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on the above events, contact

  Lorenza P. Butler, Jr. Email


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Kijana Wiseman, M.Ed, , Owner, The Wiseman Company   |  832-800-4353   

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THURSDAY  |  SEPT 14, 2017 

Judge Joel Clouser explains the rights of tenants and and obligations of both them and landlords in this fact filled presentation at the Fort Bend County East End Annex in Missouri City Texas.

More info: www.joelclouser.com

THURSDAY  |  SEPT 28, 2017 

Ft. Bend County Texas Judge Joel Clouser explains the rights and obligations of Houston, Missouri City, Katy and SugarLand area Landlords to Tenants (and vice-versa) in this fact-filled workshop.

More info: www.joelclouser.com

Post-Hurricane Harvey Workshops for Tenants and Landlords

Responsible leadership...
Judge Joel Clouser

Justice Of The Peace  •  Fort Bend County, Precinct 2

25 Years of Leadership & Community Service...

  1.   Past President - MacGregor Place Civic Club

  2.   Past President - Chasewood Civic Club

  3.   Ft Bend County Redistricting Committee

  4.   Served on The Clear Creek Watershed Board

  5.   Ft. Bend ISD’s Safe & Drug Free Board

  6.   Board Member: Ft. Bend YMCA

  7.   Created & Presided over Ft. Bend Teen Court

Mon  |  January 15, 2018  |  8am - 10am

The 30th Annual Greater Houston Frontiers Club’s

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarship Breakfast

at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Hall B

1001 Avenida de las Americas,, Houston Tx 77002

“Embracing our Diversity,
Celebrating our Heritage.”

The North Houston Frontiers Club, Inc. (NHFC) is a non-profit, 501(c) (3) service organization, dedicated to providing educational and charitable assistance to minority students in the greater Houston area.

This year’s theme, "Embracing our Diversity, Celebrating our Heritage.”   Dr. King’s legacy reminds us of the strength of empowerment, the importance of celebrating the club’s  diversity and  steadfast commitment to support the leaders of the future.

Net proceeds from the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfasts are used to fund the Frontiers’ Scholarship Program. During the past 3 decades, the Frontiers have awarded  $1,142,000 to 456 students in the Houston
-Harris County area.  This year’s goal is an ambitious  to help them advance in their educational endeavors.

The 2018 Frontiers’ prestigious Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major Award will be presented to Rushion McDonald, a two-time Emmy Award-Winning television producer, sitcom writer, former stand-up comic and the architect behind the Steve Harvey Global Media Brand.

"Our goal is to help alleviate and eventually illuminate the barriers that underrepresented students experience when striving to attend and complete post secondary education” said Karen Levingston-Franklin, the 2018 Scholarship Breakfast Committee Chair.  Donnell Cooper is the Greater Houston Frontiers Club President.

GHFC Website: www.ghfrontiers.com …Social Media: @GHFrontiers

Eventbrite Tickets to the breakfast: 



GHFC MLK JR. 2018 Sponsor Packet.pdf






$100,000  Chairman’s Title Sponsorship

$55,000    Presenting Sponsorship 

$25,000   Summa Cum Laude Sponsorship

$15,000   Magna Cum Laude Sponsorship

$10,000   Dean’s List Sponsorship

$5,000     Honor Roll Sponsorship

$2,500    Scholar Sponsorship

$1,000    Supporter Sponsorship


Updated as of January 31, 2018

02/01/18 Fundraiser for Judge Joel Clouser

02/05/18      Texas Primary: Last Day to Register to Vote (Texas Sec. of State)

02/08/18Autism Luncheon at Quail Valley CC

02/14/1814 free Valentine’s Day Weddings w/ Judge Joel Clouser at Ft. Bend Pct 2 Courthouse

02/16/18Career and Recovery Inc,  Grand opening of new building.

02/20/18      Texas Primary: First Day of Early Voting (Texas Sec. of State)

02/22/18Regions Bank Sponsors the D-Mars Entrepreneur Awards, 6pm at the HESS Club, Map
                        Lorenza Butler Sr. and Lorenza Butler Jr. to be honored.

02/23/18Buffalo Soldiers Annual Gala at the Buffalo Soldiers Musesum

02/24/18The Texas Lunar Festival at Southern Chinese Daily News Group...

The 22nd Annual Texas Lunar Festival

"Year of the Dog"

Saturday | February 24, 2018 | 10am - 5pm

at 11122 Bellaire Blvd., Houston, Texas 77072


03/02/18Houston Rodeo’s Black Heritage Day

03/02/18Texas Primary: Last Day to Early Vote (Texas Sec. of State)

03/06/18Election Day (Texas Sec. of State)

03/05/18Frontiers’ Club Golf Classic at Hermann Park


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