KATY MAGAZINE, Katy, Texas
Katy Residents’ Guide 2020
By Anne Lee
Are you new to Katy or looking for a way to get more involved? Becoming a member of a club is the ideal way to meet lots of new friends, keep busy, and learn something new! Whether you want to connect with your community, share your talents, give back, or meet others with the same interests, Katy has something for you.
Established in 1992, the Cinco Ranch Ladies Club (CRLC) provides residents with activities, both social and charitable. They designate several charities each year as recipients for their fundraising events. Monthly meetings frequently center around a theme, charity, or guest speaker. In addition to general monthly meetings, the CRLC sponsors a wide variety of special interest sub-clubs including Bunko, dining, cooking, crafts, ex-pats, and others that typically meet once a month. Meets last Tuesday of every month.
5990 George Bush Dr.
Founded forty years ago, the Katy Heritage Society’s mission is to further the educational and cultural development of the community by preserving and restoring historical landmarks and documents. Meetings are held at the Wright Museum located at Katy Heritage Park. New and prospective Heritage Society members are welcome to attend.
The Katy A&M Club is the hometown club for former students, family, and friends of Texas A&M who live in the Katy area. Visit their website to find out about special social events like All-Aggie trivia nights.
901 Avenue C
Created in 1993 by Mayor Skip Conner, Keep Katy Beautiful has worked hard as a Keep Texas Beautiful and Keep America Beautiful affiliate to promote a clean, litter free community and educate citizens about recycling, landscaping, tree planting and maintenance, as well as waste reduction. Keep Katy Beautiful partners with many student and civic organizations to encourage the mission and goals of these grassroots efforts.
Katy Christian Women’s Connection
Katy Christian Women’s Connection is part of Stonecroft Ministries, a non-denominational, non-profit Christian organization for women. The organization provides Bible Studies, Prayer Connections, and fellowship luncheons.
Katy Area Parents of Multiples is a non-profit organization created for families with multiples - twins, triplets, or more. Members range from parents expecting multiples, to families with school-age multiples. Monthly programs and member activities are chosen with the intent to appeal to all members, regardless of age.
Coastal Conservation Association
The Coastal Conservation Association is a non-profit marine conservation organization. It is comprised of 17 coastal state chapters spanning the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic seaboard and the Pacific Northwest. CCA’s strength is drawn from the thousands of recreational saltwater anglers who make up its membership. From the Mexico border to the upper-reaches of Maine, CCA’s grassroots influence is felt through state capitals, U.S. Congress and most importantly, in the conservation and restoration of our coastal marine resources.
1050 Katy Fort Bend Rd.
The Elks are one of the largest and most active fraternal organizations in the world.
Locally, they are involved in a wide variety of programs, from scholarships to drug education to Veterans Services. The Elks are a 100% volunteer organization and public service is an integral part of being a member. They create and participate in many programs to better their community.
K.A.R.E., Katy Area Retired Educators
6301 S Stadium
K.A.R.E. represents anyone who has worked in a school district and retired through the Teacher Retirement System (TRS). This includes all employees from custodian to superintendent. Others interested in supporting the goals of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) are welcome to join as associate members.
423 Mason Park Blvd., Ste B1
Young Life doesn't start with a program. It starts with adults who are concerned enough about kids to go to them, on their turf and in their culture, building bridges of authentic friendship. These relationships don't happen overnight — they take time, patience, trust and consistency.
Their mission is to introduce adolescents to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their faith.
Young Life is made up of middle school, high school or college-age students.
20555 Kingsland Blvd.
Many people admit that separation and divorce are the most painful and stressful experiences they’ve ever faced. Divorce Care groups meet weekly to help people face these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life.
Houston West Family Genealogy Society
19636 Saums Rd.
The Houston West Family Genealogy Society collects historical documents of local interest, published periodicals, and have special projects and indexes. They meet on the second Thursday of each month at the Westlake Fire Department, 19636 Saums Road just east of Fry Road. The Meet 'n Greet begins at 12:30 p.m., with society update and presentations at 1 p.m.
20829 Kingsland Blvd.
Since 1995, One A Chord, a Christian singing and entertainment group, has provided uplifting programs for residents of retirement, nursing, and assisted living homes. Annual dues are $25 for individuals and $40 for couples. The funds are used to purchase music.
22111 Morton Ranch Rd
Young at Heart is a fellowship of mature Christian adults. Membership is open to both members and guests of Holy Covenant United Methodist Church who are 50 years of age or older. They travel together, eat together, and serve together both as individuals and as a group. Monthly potluck luncheons are held the third Wednesday of every month and frequently include informational speakers and open discussion of various topics relevant to those who are truly "Young at Heart.”
Alcoholics Anonymous Katy 5th Street Club
5108 East 5th Street
Thursdays 6:30 p.m.
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.