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The Center for Pursuit and Social Motion, Inc. create “Center of Excellence” to serve those with autism and intellectual/developmental disabilities

The Center for Pursuit and Social Motion, Inc. create “Center of Excellence” to serve those with autism and intellectual/developmental disabilities

The Center for Pursuit (TCFP) and Social Motion, Inc. (SOMO) announce a strategic alliance to bring expanded autism and life span services for those with neurodiversity and intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Houston community through the “Center of Excellence.” Each organization will remain focused on serving its core clientele, while the alliance will allow […]

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Spring Luncheon

Spring Luncheon

Center for Pursuit is announcing the postponement of our Spring Luncheon, “Homemade in Texas” from May 7, 2020 to September 3, 2020 still at the River Oaks Country Club.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Now is the time to wrap our arms around each other and help our neighbors. There will be time to celebrate all our successes as […]

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STATEMENT ABOUT THE CENTER FOR PURSUIT CLOSURE OF DAY PROGRAMS                                                                      

The Center for Pursuit is taking the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic very seriously due to the vulnerable nature of the individuals who call The Center home. We have taken the past few days to ensure that our residents, clients, and employees remain as safe and healthy as possible. Our focus has been the safety of our […]

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It WAS their first Rodeo!

It WAS their first Rodeo!

The Center for Pursuit thanks Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for the opportunity to sell world-famous Gingersnaps for the first time in 2020 HOUSTON, March 11, 2020 – With the news that the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has decided to close early due to concerns about the coronavirus, the Center for Pursuit would like […]

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Nonprofit Center for Pursuit leaves Buffalo Bayou for East End

Nonprofit Center for Pursuit leaves Buffalo Bayou for East End

  As developers vie for land south of Buffalo Bayou Park — an area dubbed one of the “coolest” in the nation by commercial real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield — at least one nonprofit is moving out. The Center for Pursuit, which serves adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, sold its campus at Shepherd […]

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With Plans for a New Location Underway, The Center Finds a Temporary Home on Kirby Drive

With Plans for a New Location Underway, The Center Finds a Temporary Home on Kirby Drive

[Above: The Center leadership with representatives from WA Development sign the contract for a new temporary space on Kirby Drive. Left to Right: Liz Ehrhart (WA Development), David Pomerantz (CFO, The Center), David R. David (WA Development), Charles Canton (CEO, The Center), Marilu Garza (CDO, The Center), Sabrena Akenten (CHRO, The Center), Kevin Kern (COO, The […]

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The Center One Year After Harvey

The Center One Year After Harvey

Twelve months after Hurricane Harvey left our community devastated, we have taken the time to reflect on all that has occurred since that catastrophic week. Many emotions resurface as we think back on those early days after the waters receded, but what we feel most strongly is gratitude.     We thank each of you […]

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Day Programs Cancelled Tues. 1/16 and Wed. 1/17

UPDATE: Due to the continued deterioration of the weather conditions along with Metro suspending all services, we have decided to close all day programs for tomorrow Wednesday, 1/17/18. Please check back here for any additional updates. Due to worsening weather conditions, all day programs at both of The Center’s campuses will be closed today, January 16, 2018. […]

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The Center Welcomes New CEO Charles Canton

January 2018, Houston, TX— The Center announces that the Board of Governors has appointed Charles C. Canton as Chief Executive Officer effective January 8, 2018. Canton was previously Vice President of Operations for Goodwill Industries of Houston from 2002 through 2017 overseeing 65 stores and 48 donation locations. During his tenure, he was responsible for […]

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