Keep Pearland Beautiful (KPB) hosted the 7th Annual Pocket Pear Poker Hold ’Em Tournament and Casino Night on June 27, 2015 raising $9,300 for the Joe Miller Environmental Scholarship fund. Scholarships are awarded each year to high school seniors in Pearland who demonstrate good stewardship of the environment and are pursuing higher education. In 7 years, a total of $35,000 in scholarships has been awarded. This year, a total of $8000 was awarded to five high school graduates from Pearland.
Annual Native and Adaptive Plant Sale
If you want first dibs on the plants for sale at the annual KPB Native and Adaptive Plant Sale you must purchase a ticket to the luncheon (call 281-652-1659 to see if there are still tickets available). The doors open for luncheon attendees at 10:30 a.m. The sale will be open to the public from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Friday, October 10, 2014 in the Pearland Community Center, 3523 Liberty Dr, Pearland, TX 77581.
Plants will also be available for purchase on October 11, 2014 from 8AM to noon at the Pearland Farmers Market, located at Zychlinski Park, 2243 Grand Blvd. Call (281) 652-1659 for more information.