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  Resource Table Fair      
         
  The below list of resources are from the Resource Table Fair which will be available at the January 28, 2012 Winter Women's Summit - Texas.  Each of the Resources are classified into the areas of Health, Education or Economic Well-Being to make it easy to find the type of Resource of one's interest.  Click on the name of a Resource or area of interest below and it will take one to detailed information on that Resource.  
         
  HEALTH   EDUCATION   ECONOMIC WELL-BEING  
  Alzheimer's Association   Casey's Creative Connections, LLC   Contractor Alliance Solutions  
  American Heart Association   Harris County Department of Education - After School Programs   City of Houston, Housing & Community Development Department  
  Bay Area Turning Point   Houston Community College   Dougherty & Dougherty Associates  
  Harris County Area Agency on Aging       Harris County Dispute Resolutions Center  
  Harris County Hospital District       J. Harrison & Associates  
  Health Care for All Texas       Laura Lopez Cano Art Studio  
  Life4Diabetes       League of Women Voters  
  Living Bank       Mayor's Assistance - Department of Neighborhoods  
  M.D. Anderson Cancer Center       Spaulding for Children  
  Museum of Cultural Art Houston       The Women's Resource of Greater Houston  
  Planned Parenthood of Houston       Workforce Solutions  
  Shine Dental       YWCA Houston  
  The Rose          
  Women's Care Center          
             
 
 
 
     
 

HEALTH

 
 
 
  Organization : Alzheimer's Association  
  Business Website : http://www.alztex.org  
  Resource Information : Resources to hand out: Brochures and pamphlets related to Alzheimer's research and assistance.  
 
 
  Organization : American Heart Association  
  Business Website : http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Affiliate/Houston/Texas/Home_UCM_SCA001_AffiliatePage.jsp  
  Resource Information : Heart Disease  
 
 
  Organization : Bay Area Turning Point, Inc.  
  Business Website : http://www.bayareaturningpoint.com  
  Resource Information : Resources to handout: Pamphlets on domestic violence and sexual assult.  Also handouts on Bullying and children's coloring books.  
 
 
  Organization : Harris County Area Agency on Aging  
  Business Website : http://www.houstontx.gov/health/Aging/  
  Resource Information : Brochures and information on a variety of senior services and referals.  
 
 
  Organization : Harris County Hospital District  
  Business Website : http://www.hcdonline.com  
  Resource Information :    
 
 
  Organization : Health Care For All Texas  
  Business Website : http://www.healthcareforalltexas.org/  
  Resource Information :    
 
 
  Organization : Life4Diabetes  
  Business Website : http://Life4Diabetes.com  
  Resource Information :

Resources to handout: Specialized in helping diabetics and hard to place cases like heart attack, stroke, and cancer survivors acquire life insurance. Additionally, a community outreach program is available that can help individuals get free or low cost diabetic meters and testing supplies. We help individuals attain healthier life styles by providing them with target goals and annual reviews. 

"Give-aways" and informational brochures will be available at the table.

 
 

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  Organization : Living Bank  
  Business Website : http://livingbank.org  
  Resource Information : Provide resources and information about organ donation and support to living organ doaners.  
 
 
  Organization : M.D. Anderson Cancer Center  
  Business Website : http://www.mdanderson.org/  
  Resource Information : Cancer prevention and detection literature.  

 


 
  Organization : Museum of Cultural Art Houston  
  Business Website : http://mocah.org/programs/art-angels/art-angels-programs/  
  Resource Information : Art Angels is a health based outreach program of the Museum of Cultural Arts Houston (MOCAH), using art as a tool to promote individual and social health awareness to support groups, healthcare facilities and schools. Healing arts is a creative approach to the therapeutic process where verbal/nonverbal communications takes place through various art techniques and practices that encourage self-awareness and identity.  
 
 
  Organization : Planned Parenthood of Houston  
  Business Website : http://www.plannedparenthood.org/gulf-coast  
  Resource Information :    
 
 
  Organization : Shine Dental  
  Business Website : n/a  
  Resource Information : Resources to handout: Oral Hygiene pamphlets, (How to brush, floss, proper hygiene, Smokeless tobacco, Dental Sealants, Dry Mouth, Diabetes and Oral Health) Information for Prenatal dental care, Visual Dental Screenings  
 
 
  Organization : The Rose  
  Business Website : http://www.the-rose.org/  
  Resource Information : Resources to handout: Pamphlets regarding breast cancer and support services.  
 
 
  Organization : Women's Care Center  
  Business Website : http://bayshoremedical.com/our-services/midwifery/our-locations.dot  
  Resource Information :

Resources to handout: Flyers, coupons, about the Women's Care Center Clinic. Provide free pregnancy test and assistance with Medicaid and CHIP in their three clinics.

 
 
 
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  EDUCATION  
 
 
  Organization : Casey's Creative Connections, LLC  
  Business Website : www.caseyscreativeconnections.com  
  Resource Information : We provide Educational Dance, Drama, Yoga, Art and Movement classes, camps, workshops and professional development for schools, scout troops, churches, synagogues, recreation centers and more!  
       
 
 
  Organization : Harris County Department of Education  
  Business Website : http://www.hcde-texas.org/  
  Resource Information :    
 
 
  Organization : Houston Community College  
  Business Website : http://www.hccs.edu/hccs/future-students/financial-aid-at-hcc  
  Resource Information : Provide financial aid information for attending Houston Community College.  
 
 
 

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ECONOMIC WELL-BEING

 
 
 
  Organization : City of Houston, Housing & Community Development Department  
  Business Website : www.houstontx.gov/housing/sec3.html  
  Resource Information : Business applications for contracting opportunities under the Housing and Community Development Act of 1968.  
 
 
  Organization : Contractor Alliance Solutions  
  Business Website : http://www.cas4construction.com  
  Resource Information :    
 
 
  Organization : Dougherty & Dougherty Associates  
  Business Website : www.Doughertylaw.com  
  Resource Information : Brochures on Healthcare for All-Single Payer  
 
 
  Organization : Harris County Dispute Resolutions Center  
  Business Website : http://www.co.harris.tx.us/DRC/  
  Resource Information : Provides mediation services as a way for people to resolve their disputes outside of court for free. Our services can be used in landlord/tenant issues, divorce disputes and everything in between. At this Women's Summit we will hand out our brochure along with other resources to assist people in resolving disputes of a legal matter.  
 
 
  Organization : J. Harrison & Associates  
  Business Website : n/a  
  Resource Information : Improve Your Retirementology IQ - How Foregoing a purchase today could benefit you tomorrow.  A raffle will be held for a book titled "Retirementoloy Rethinking The American Dream in A New Economy"  
 
 
  Organization : Laura Lopez Cano Art Studio  
  Business Website : http://www.lauralopezcano.com  
  Resource Information :    
 
 
  Organization : League of Women Voters  
  Business Website :

http://www.lwvhouston.org/

 
  Resource Information :

Will provide voter registration forms, talk to participants about early voting and voting by mail, as well as possibly bring a voting machine to teach participants about how the voting machines work. Teach participants how to find information on candidates.

 
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  Organization : Mayor's Assistance - Department of Neighborhoods  
  Business Website : http://www.houstontx.gov/neighborhoods/  
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  Organization : Spaulding for Children  
  Business Website : www.spauldingforchildren.org  
  Resource Information :

Resources to handout: We are a non-profit foster/adoption agency.  Provide information for individuals that are interested in foster care/adoption of children.

 
 
 
  Organization : The Women's Resource of Greater Houston  
  Business Website : http://www.thewomensresource.org/  
  Resource Information :    
 
 
  Organization : Workforce Solutions  
  Business Website : http://www.wrksolutions.com/  
  Resource Information :    
 
 
  Organization : YWCA Houston  
  Business Website : http://www.ywcahouston.org  
  Resource Information :    
 
 
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