For 26 years, the Angleton Danbury Auxiliary has hosted its annual benefit concert, which helps raise money for patient care equipment. The concert is the auxiliary’s major fundraiser and has raised about $25,000 since its inception. At 7 p.m. Friday, community members can enjoy a variety of music, including blue grass, country and a little bit of rock ‘n’ roll. The event will be held on the Angleton Danbury Campus in the POB II Auditorium. Donations for the event are accepted at the door. For more information, call 979-848-9120.


The University of Texas Medical Branch is participating in RecycleMania — a friendly, 8-week competition that puts hundreds of colleges and universities across the country head-to-head to see who can recycle the most. Last year, UTMB ranked third nationwide in cardboard recycling and second in paper recycling. UTMB’s Office of Sustainability encourages students and employees to start spring cleaning early by recycling paper, cardboard, plastic bags/wrap, Styrofoam, printer cartridges, bottles and cans. All recyclables picked up through the end of March will be weighed and tallied weekly for the competition.


Dr. Walter Glannon is the featured speaker at the Robert and Russell Moody Lecture. His presentation, “Cognitive Enhancement,” begins at 6 p.m. today at the Moody Gardens IMAX Theater. Glannon is the Canada Research chair in Medical Bioethics and Ethical Theory and associate professor in the department of philosophy and community health sciences at the University of Calgary. RSVP is not required and the event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Christi Retzer at 409-772-9396 or


Ruben Puente, assistant director of the University of Texas System Police Department, has been appointed interim chief of police for UTMB. Puente, who has significant leadership experience in public safety and security for major corporations, including Frito Lay North America and Major League Baseball, joined the UT System Police Department in 2012. Thomas Engells, chief at UTMB since 2010, died suddenly last month.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Thank you for Reading!

Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to read or post comments.