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thegreater Houston gltrt chamber of commerce
FEATURING: • Job Fair
• Trade Show • Health Fair
• Live Entertainment • Sports &. Outdoors
• Artists ^j • Home & Garden
i» Children's area,
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All booths at Empower are in high
visibility/high traffic areas. Most
prime locations are given on a
rst-come, first-served basis.
Reserve your booth today!
ict the Chamber • 713-523-7576
Web site: www.ghglcc.org
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Montrose Softball League sends players to
the Gay Softball World Series this month
Teams head to Portland
My thanks to Mr. Vargas of the
Independent Billiards League (IBL), who
corrected my error in the posting of the
group's Web site. For information on IBL,
The Houston area has great opportunities
for those who like to play pool. The IBL can
be contacted at their site listed above, the
Greater Houston Pocket Billiards League at
713-«63-8482, and the Houston Metropolitan
Billiards League at 713-299-8969.
The main differences between the various
leagues are rules, regulations and days/nights
of play Join the fun. Contact one or all of the
leagues for membership information.
The Lone Star Volleyball Association
(LSVA) announced its new season beginning
Aug. 18 at 4:30 p.m. at the Jerabeck Center on
the campus of the University of St. Thomas.
Games for the Women's Division &
Intermediate Division are played from 4:30-7
p.m. The Competitive and Power Division
play from 7-9:30 p.m. For more information,
contact the LSVA at 713-717-LSVA (5782) or
visit the Web site http://www.lsva.org.
Four Houston teams will be representing
our great city in the Gay Softball Woiid
Series to be held in Portland, Ore., from Aug.
18-25. In the "A" Division, we send our perennial powers Houston Force. The "B" Division
will be represented by Rich's. Chaos carries
our hopes for the "C" Division and "D"
Division Bering will definitely
hustle in trying to bring the
trophy back to Houston.
MSL announces two
upcoming events for your
pleasure. The bus departs
JR's this Saturday at 12:30
p.m. — .and returns to -JR's
at 11:30 p.m. — for an exciting gambling/casino trip.
Gamble your cares away from 3:30 until
8:30 p.m. The cost is a nominal $20 with
beverages served on the bus. Additionally,
participants will receive a $10 food coupon
or a $5 gambling voucher. Sorry kids —
you must be 21 years of age to attend.
RSVP's were due Monday, July 29, but
if you want to see if there's still a seat
left, call 713-867-3913. The MSL donates
proceeds from fund-raising events such as
this to local charities.
The 23rd annual MSL Appreciation &
Awards Ceremony is scheduled for this
Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Crystal
Ballroom at the Rice Hotel, 909 Texas Ave.
RSVP's were due July 25, but to see if any
seats are still available, call 713-867-3913.
The groups also is planning its annual
Fall Fun League. This year the fun
league begins Sunday, Sept. 22, and continues through Sunday, Nov. 3. Games
will span a period of six Sundays, with
one weekend allowed for rainouts.
Participants will play at Tim Hearn
field, located near Memorial and Waugh
drives. Teams are typically co-ed, open to
all skill levels, are chosen by random draw,
and designed to be a lot of fun. Not only do
those interested get to play six weeks of
scheduled games, but they also can get
additional playing time by filling in for
absent players on other teams. Cost is $30.
For more information, check out the
league on the Web at www.montrosesoft-
The Montrose Soccer Club of Houston is
open to men and women who have experience playing soccer. For more information,
send an e-mail to MontroseSC@soccer.com
or go to http://www.geocities.com/
Row, row, row your boat
Call the Rainbow Fishing Club at 713-523-
8381. Excursions on charter boats with everything provided, good fellowship, great fun
and perhaps the catch of the day await you!
The Houston Tennis Club meets on
Wednesday and Friday evenings from 7:30
to 9 p.m., and also on Sundays from 9 a.m.
until noon. For more information, contact
the Houston Tennis Club at 713-692-2701 or
log on to houstontennisclb(«!aol.com.
For all of you dudes and
dudettes out there, don't forget
the great State of Texas is home
to one of the nation's greatest representatives in the International
Gay Rodeo Association. If you
enjoy bare back, western saddles, cattle rustling, bull riding
or any other type of rodeo event,
contact the Texas Gay Rodeo
Association at 281-8730641, or write them at
P. 0. Box 130855, Houston, TX 772190585.
Not in Houston! Don't forget there are
many opportunities out there for all levels of
play Contact Tom O'Dell at 713-861-1187 or 713-
220-5700, ext. 331, for information on the Inner
Loop Alternatives (four-person mixed teams)
at Palace Lanes on Sundays at 7 p.m. Tom's
also in the know for the 9 p.m. Monday, 6:30
p.m. Wednesday and 9 p.m. Thursday leagues.
He's just a Roman fountain of information!
Call Pat at 281-437-6218 for information
on the Monday Night Women's League.
Bowling begins at 6:45 p.m. at the Dynamic
Lanes, 6121 Tarneff. Go roll a few.
First and 10
The Houston Women's Flag Football
League begins a new season. For more
information, call 713-981-6753.