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2019 Allen T. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Recipients

Giving back to our community is important to us, especially when it comes to our future leaders and innovators. We are delighted to announce the recipients of this year’s Allen T. Johnson Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship encourages local students’ interest in aviation, and even introduces the idea of pursuing it as a career. Two-thirds of…

Imaginations Soar at HobbyFest 2019: Event Recap

Around 5,000 attendees joined the Hobby Area District at private plane hangars at Hobby Airport for HobbyFest 2019, shattering past year’s attendance records by at least 1,000 people. Guests enjoyed access to 56 different vendors—another HobbyFest record—with plenty of food and fun. Mango Punch band provided live musical entertainment and got the crowd moving in…

HobbyFest Gives Back: The Allen T. Johnson Memorial Scholarship

The Allen T. Johnson Memorial Scholarship honors the memory of Allen T. Johnson, who made significant contributions to the Greater Hobby Area Chamber of Commerce and the Gulfway-Hobby Airport Rotary Club during his lifetime. Overseen by the Hobby Area Improvement Corporation (a nonprofit arm of the Hobby Area District), our annual HobbyFest event is, in…

15 Reasons to be Excited for HobbyFest 2019

Houston gets its once-a-year backstage pass to a part of William P. Hobby Airport that’s usually inaccessible to the public at the 27th annual HobbyFest on April 20th. Hobby-area families can spend the day exploring activities on the tarmac as well as in multiple private hangars, courtesy of our generous event sponsor Signature Flight Support….

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Top 5 Things We’re Looking Forward to in 2019

The year ahead promises to be exciting and full of growth for the Hobby area. In addition to ongoing projects like neighborhood beautification, graffiti abatement, transportation development and public safety initiatives, here are the top five things to look forward to in 2019: Our State of the District luncheon on February 14 will feature Mayor…