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Top pastry chef Jordi Roca opens US ice cream shop in Houston with a neurodiverse workforce Known for Celler de Can Roca, twice named best restaurant in the world, the Catalan dessert maker wants his new venture Rocambolesc to provide ‘job opportunities for people who need it’

Top pastry chef Jordi Roca opens US ice cream shop in Houston with a neurodiverse workforce Known for Celler de Can Roca, twice named best restaurant in the world, the Catalan dessert maker wants his new venture Rocambolesc to provide ‘job opportunities for people who need it’

Known for Celler de Can Roca, twice named best restaurant in the world, the Catalan dessert maker wants his new venture Rocambolesc to provide ‘job opportunities for people who need it’ It all started in 2012 in the city of Girona, in Spain’s northeastern Catalonia...

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]