Jacob Thompson (center) presents a check for proceeds from his lemonade stand. He raised $500 for the Barbara Bush Branch Library, located at 6817 Cypresswood Drive, Spring, which was recently renovated from flooding and is continuing to rebuild its programming and book collection. (via Courtesy Barbara Bush Branch Library)
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of the paper in March 2017.