West Houston Association, located at 820 Gessner Road, Ste. 1310, Houston, celebrated its 40-year anniversary with a reception Sept. 5. The organization first formed in June 1979. The nonprofit promotes infrastructure, public policy and planning to create better working and living environments for the Greater West Houston area, which includes Katy, Cypress-Fairbanks and the Energy Corridor. 713-461-9378. www.westhouston.org