Operation Finally Home hosts ‘Notes of Love’ ceremony for the Betcher family

This past January, construction began on a home in Bridgeland for a wounded veteran and his family. We have had the opportunity to be a part ofBridgeland_Operation_Finally_Home_Betcher_Family_750_1107 their journey and are honored to be able to help provide a home for this deserving family.

U.S. Army Specialist Clifford Betcher, his wife Wynne and their son Grayson were given the news while on the field during a Texans’ playoff game that they would receive a mortgage-free home in Bridgeland. Since then, Beazer Homes has been busy building the home and we had the opportunity to surprise the Betchers a second time.

Recently, the Betcher family was invited to the homesite with the expectation of doing a pre-drywall walk through.  When the family arrived, they were greeted by Operation Finally Home, Beazer Homes and Bridgeland for a heartwarming experience.

More than 500 notes decorated the studs of the home and the outpouring of love for this family was tremendous. Notes were collected from community members, staff from Beazer Homes and Bridgeland, contractors who are donating time and materials to build the home, the Houston Texans, the Greater Houston Builders Association, students and staff from Pope Elementary, and members from The Bridgeland Community Supports Veterans, Inc. The family will always feel the love and support that surrounds the walls of their new home.

Construction is expected to be complete this spring. Keep an eye on the progress of the Betcher’s home here.

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Spotlight Realtor of the Month: Melissa Land

Bridgeland is pleased to announce a new Realtor recognition program – Spotlight Realtor of the Month. Real estate agents are an integral16463619_10102437208721484_3900898800520194924_o part of the homebuying process and recognizing superstar Realtors can be a helpful tool in connecting agents with families that are buying and selling a home.

Each month, we will showcase one Realtor who has had the most success in Bridgeland during that month and feature them. January’s winner is Melissa Land and we took a few moments to sit down with her and learn a little bit about why she loves her job and how she helps clients achieve the goal of home ownership. Congratulations, Melissa for being our first Spotlight Realtor of the Month!

Why did you become a Realtor?
“After spending almost 10 years working in both sales and management for a homebuilder, I saw there was a need for a Realtor that specialized in helping international buyers understand the process of purchasing a new home. I reactivated my real estate license and partnered with an international real estate consulting company in March 2016. I have found success working with international buyers due to the level of detail I can provide in the new home process. I enjoy learning about their culture while working with them to accomplish their goal of owning a home in the U.S. The international buyers that I have worked with love the Cypress area and Bridgeland is always at the top of their list to visit!”  Read more ›

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Spring gardening to be featured at this Sunday’s Farmers Market

The Farmers Market at Bridgeland will offer a spring gardening class, in-season
produce and live music from Grifters & Shills during its monthlyFeb 2017 Farmer's Market-1539 Farmers Market on March 12.

The spring gardening class will be presented by Ready to Grow Gardens. Owner Stephanie Baker will demonstrate how Houston residents can get their growing beds ready for the new planting season. Baker will focus on what is needed to plant and grow tomatoes, peppers and herbs. The class, designed for all ages, will begin at 1 p.m. Read more ›

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Friday Night Bites is bringing a world of flavor to Cypress on March 10

Prepare your taste buds for an adventure because this month, Friday Night Bites is going to show you A World of Flavors. Held the second Friday of each month at Lakeland Village Center®, Friday Night Friday Night Bites-32Bites brings the local community together for food and fellowship. Each month offers a different theme, food truck lineup and entertainment so watch the website for the latest updates.

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Virtual tour of Chesmar’s model home

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Virtual tour of Trendmaker Home’s patio home model

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Virtual tour of Trendmaker’s model in Bridgeland

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Virtual tour of Lennar’s model in Bridgeland

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More tenants join the lineup at Lakeland Village Center

Bridgeland has added to its growing lineup at Lakeland Village Center. _DSC7657

Le Macaron, a French pastry and coffee shop, will make its Houston debut in Bridgeland, serving residents 29 types of gluten-free French macarons, gourmet pastries, artisan chocolates, French crepes and gourmet coffees and teas. Eye Trends, an independently owned and operated Houston eye care center in business for more than 30 years, focuses on patient care, quality products and providing the latest technology in eye care and fashion eyewear.

 

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Bridgeland to honor America’s Armed Forces with Valentine’s Gala this Friday

_DSC4818Bridgeland will hold their annual Veterans Valentine’s Gala on February 10, in an ongoing effort to raise funds for a veteran’s memorial in the Cypress community.

Designed to celebrate Houston veterans and their families while also raising money for the proposed veteran’s memorial in Bridgeland, the annual gala will be held at the Omni Houston Hotel – Westside. The gala will include a cocktail reception, plated dinner, speaker, three hours of Las Vegas style gaming, live and silent auctions, DJ and plenty of dancing.

Proceeds from the event go to The Bridgeland Community Supports Veterans, Inc., a 501(c) entity created to help establish a memorial dedicated to the men, women and families of the armed forces. Advance tickets are required for the gala event and may be purchased for $75 each online at Eventbrite: http://tinyurl.com/valentine-gala-tickets. The Omni Houston Hotel – Westside is located at 13210 Katy Freeway, Houston, Texas, 77079.

For more information about the event, please contact bridgelandvets.casinonight@gmail.com. For more information about the memorial, please visit https://youtu.be/mDsCn_7brn0.

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