Lake Houston Area

Lake Houston Area

Syndicated columnist, Cal Thomas to speak at Focus on Federal Government Luncheon

HUMBLE, TX— The Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce will host their annual Focus on Federal Government luncheon presented by Deerbrook Mall on Tuesday, August 27 at Walden Golf and Country Club at 11:30 a.m. featuring guest speaker Cal Thomas.

Thomas, who just released his new book, “What Works”, will bring his perspective on current federal politics to Lake Houston Area business professionals and will give insight to how those issues will affect the Lake Houston Area. He will also be staying after the luncheon for a book signing. 

Cal Thomas focuses on what promotes the general welfare, regardless of which party or ideology gets the credit. Without letting politics, or ignorance, get in the way, Thomas urges readers to pay attention so that politicians can no longer pick their pockets—literally or intellectually.

With a twice-weekly column appearing in hundreds of newspapers, Thomas is one of the most widely read and one of the most highly regarded voices on the American political scene. For 19 years he was a commentator on Fox News Channel, which included his own show "After Hours" and as a panelist for "Fox News Watch." For ten years he and Bob Beckel wrote the "Common Ground" column for USA Today. 

A graduate of American University, Thomas is a veteran of broadcast and print
journalism. He has worked for NBC News in Washington, D.C. and hosted his own program on CBNC that was nominated for a Cable ACE Award in 1995. In 2011, Thomas received the William F. Buckley, Jr. Award for Media Excellence from the Media Research Center. His latest book is What Works: Common Sense Solutions for a Stronger America was published in 2014 on the 30th anniversary of his syndicated column.

He has four adult children, eleven grandchildren. He resides in the South Florida area.

Individual reservations are $30 for Chamber members and $40 for guests. Registrations can be made online at or by calling the Chamber at (281) 446-2128. All reservations are due by Friday, August 23 or a $5 late fee will be applied to the registration price.
For more information, contact Christina O’Dell at or call the Chamber at (281) 446-2128.

About the Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce: The Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization of professional business men and women who have joined together for the purpose of promoting the civic and commercial progress of the Lake Houston Area. The Chamber is the organized voice for the quality of life and business related issues at the local, state and federal level of government and is the front door to our community for tourism and business relocation information. The Lake Houston Area Chamber is comprised of 1,100 members and serves Atascocita, Fall Creek, Humble, Kingwood, Summerwood and portions of East Montgomery County.