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Meals on Wheels Montgomery County Receives Large Donation
Meals on Wheels Montgomery County recently underwent a complete rebranding, and the decision has begun to substantially pay off. After decades of being known as “The Friendship Center,” staff realized that too many residents didn’t know the services Full Story

Market Street – The Woodlands Welcomes The Lind Institute of Plastic Surgery
Opening Monday, August 31, Market Street-The Woodlands is pleased to announce the addition of The Lind Institute of Plastic Surgery to its tenant mix of more than 70 upscale and luxury retailers, restaurants, and businesses occupying Class A office s Full Story

Montgomery County Emergency Assistance Get Help from Some “Girlfriends”
Donna Wick and the team at WICKed Publicity recently presented a check to Montgomery County Emergency Assistance (MCEA). The donation, in the amount of $1,000, constituted a portion of the proceeds raised at Wick’s recent annual lunchtime event, “Nat Full Story

The Woodlands LearningRx Makes the Grade
The Woodlands LearningRx brought home three awards from the 2015 LearningRx annual convention held recently in Colorado Springs, Colo. Full Story

Market Street Accepting Nominations For Official 2015 Christmas Tree “Lighting Luminary”
Market Street – The Woodlands is looking for a special child or deserving family to flip the switch that will light the shopping, dining and entertainment destination’s 70-foot Christmas tree as part of its “Luxury in Lights” holiday spectacular on T Full Story

Woodforest Charitable Foundation Donates $1 Million Among 31 Local Charities
Continuing its legacy of commitment to those in need and enriching lives and communities, the Woodforest Charitable Foundation distributed one million dollars in donations among 31 local charities in Montgomery and Harris Counties during a recent Cha Full Story

Book Drive at The Woodlands LearningRx Benefits Montgomery County Women’s Center
The Woodlands LearningRx recently hosted a month-long book drive to benefit the Montgomery County Women’s Center. Full Story

Mercedes-Benz of The Woodlands Honors Top Artist in Woodlands Arts Council’s “Fast Draw” Competition
In its ongoing efforts to promote the benefits of artistry to local students, The Woodlands Waterway Arts Council recently held its 2015 Fast Draw Event, hosted by the Council’s “Because Art Matters” program and hosted by Mercedes-Benz of The Woodlan Full Story

 Events in The Woodlands
Local Luxury Retailer Urges Audiences to Get Their Tickets for a Special “Conversation With Ann Romney”
Those who wish to enjoy an up-close-and-personal encounter with a remarkable celebrity won’t be disappointed when they attend Brilliant Lecture Series’ Conversations with Ann Romney, an intimate, interactive event featuring the wife of Mitt Romney, f Full Story

Sponsorships, tickets and tables are still available for the 2015 WISE Conference
Organization will have full day of presentations – and business expo – on October 16 Full Story

Emergency Ministries Remembers 9/11 and all First Responders as it Gears Up for its “Hope for Heroes” Gala
Emergency Ministries, a nonprofit organization that offers crisis chaplaincy services to emergency service personnel and their families, holds Patriot Day – the anniversary of 9/11 – dear to its collective heart every year. On September 11, 2001, of Full Story

Female Business Leaders Urged to Get Wise Save the Date for the 2015 WISE Conference
WISE (Women Inspiring, Supporting, Empowering) has announced its 2015 WISE Conference, which will be held on October 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott and Convention Center. Full Story

Fun Fall Workshops at The Woodlands Children’s Museum
Enrollment has started for the fall workshops at The Woodlands Children’s Museum. There are a variety of offerings that explore a range of subjects – from art and dance to science and culture – for children ages 2 to 15. Full Story

The Woodlands Fall Flea Market set for October 24, 2015
The Woodlands Fall Flea Market will be held Saturday, October 24, 2015, from 7 to 10:30 a.m. at the Town Center Parking Garage. The garage is located at the southwest corner of Six Pines Drive and Lake Robbins Drive, adjacent to the Cynthia Woods Mit Full Story

The Original Halloween SpookTacular
The Woodlands Children’s Museum hosts the ultimate, not scary Halloween party on Saturday, Oct. 31 Full Story

5TH Annual Energy Day Festival in Houston
Plans are in the works for the 5th Annual Energy Day Festival, a day of community fun and learning that brings together Houston’s industry leaders, educators, parents and thousands of students. Full Story

 School Days
Lone Star College enrollment reaches all-time high
Lone Star College welcomed a record 83,932 credit students this fall according to student registrations recorded on the fall 2015 “official day,” 10 days after the official start of fall semester classes. Full Story

Join LSC-Montgomery for a Week’s Worth of Campus Safety and Fun
The Lone Star College-Montgomery safety and emergency training committee is teaming up with the office of student life to support National Night Out Full Story

Lone Star College-Montgomery Brings Modern Theatre to Life with Tigers Be Still
The drama department at Lone Star College-Montgomery brings a modern piece of theatre to the stage with the dark, yet uplifting, comedy Tigers Be Still. Full Story

Light up the Night and Walk With The Mission of LSC-Montgomery
Light up the night and get your glow-in-the-dark walk on with the Mission of Lone Star College-Montgomery and Illuminate Nations, to help raise money for underfunded orphanages in India and Nepal. Full Story

Lone Star College Names 2015 Small Business Award Finalists
The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center Advisory Council (LSC-SBDC) announced today the names of the 18 finalists for the 29th Annual Small Business of the Year awards. Full Story

Dig Pink Next Week - Get 'In the Pink' With Us!
The John Cooper School volleyball team is once again pairing up with the Side-Out Foundation/Dig Pink® to help raise money to fight breast cancer. Full Story

Writers in Performance Series Welcomes National Book Award Finalist to LSC-Montgomery
Lone Star College-Montgomery and the Montgomery County Literary Art Council’s Writers in Performance series welcomes National Book Award finalist Reginald Gibbons for a reading and discussion on Thursday, October 15, at 7 p.m. in the General Academic Full Story

one Star College seeks to help make voting easier
Lone Star College is making it easier to be engaged in the election process by partnering with Turbo Vote, which helps citizens register to vote and also sends reminders about upcoming elections. Full Story

11th Annual Signatures Author Series Features Gillian Flynn, Author of ‘Gone Girl,’
The John Cooper School begins its second decade of providing a much-anticipated luncheon event that features a keynote author, the opportunity to talk to and purchase books from visiting authors as well as promote literacy in the greater Houston area Full Story

Lone Star College-Montgomery Honors College Recruits High Achieving Fellows
Being smart just got even cooler for a select few Lone Star College-Montgomery students as they were recently named Chancellor’s Fellows, a new feature of the Honors College where students are selected through a competitive applicant process to pursu Full Story

Lone Star College joins White House initiative on educational excellence for Hispanics
Lone Star College has partnered with private and public organizations to participate in the 2015 White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. Full Story

Lone Star College-Montgomery Provides Funding To Tejas Research & Engineering
Eleven Tejas Research & Engineering employees who are working toward a Continuing Education Management I Certificate began free training this week at their job site in The Woodlands. This convenient instruction is being provided at no cost through a Full Story

Student Co-Chairs for Habitat Project: ‘We Raise the Roof Together!’
Construction of the 17th consecutive Habitat home built by The John Cooper School community kicked off in earnest on August 29 with a day set aside to build the small walls for the house that will become a home for a family in Montgomery County. Stud Full Story

Cooper's Dig Pink® Efforts Seek to Spike Previous Records
The John Cooper School volleyball team is once again pairing up with the Side-Out Foundation/Dig Pink® to help raise money to fight breast cancer. The 2014 volleyball team raised over $15,100 for breast cancer research, ranking them the #3 high schoo Full Story

Dr. James McGee Selected as Vice President of Instruction at LSC-Montgomery
With 15 years of successful teaching and administrative experience on the community college and university levels, filling his new role as vice president of instruction at Lone Star College-Montgomery has come natural for Dr. James McGee. Full Story

Lone Star College names new chief of police
Paul Willingham has been named as the new chief of police for the Lone Star College Police Department. Willingham began his duties Aug. 17. Full Story

 The Woodlands Township News
Township approves new pathway along Kuykendahl connector in Alden Bridge
A new pathway is planned to begin construction in September 2015, adjacent to the new Kuykendahl connector between Crownridge Drive and Alden Bridge Drive. Full Story

Township honors public heroes at fifth annual Public Safety Awards
The Woodlands Township honored 12 public safety heroes for going the extra mile to make The Woodlands a safe community as The Woodlands Township hosted the Annual Public Safety Awards with the theme, “Honoring Those Who Serve.” Full Story

The Woodlands Township holds Board meeting
The Woodlands Township Board of Directors held a regular Board of Directors meeting Thursday, September 17, 2015, at The Woodlands Township Town Hall, 2801 Technology Forest Boulevard, at 9 a.m. The entire meeting can be watched on video at The Woodl Full Story

The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau Looking for Musical Talent for 2015 Event Schedule
One of Greater Houston area’s ultimate places for music and festivals is looking for talented entertainment individuals and groups to round out its 2015 schedule of events. Full Story

Memorial Hermann 10 for Texas race set for October 10, 2015
The tenth annual Memorial Hermann 10 for Texas race will be on October 10, 2015, at Market Street – The Woodlands. Children aged five to 12 years old can participate in the One 4 Texas Kids’ Fun Run at 7 a.m. The 10-mile, USA Track and Field-sanction Full Story

Residential Design Review and Development Standards Committees meetings
The Woodlands Residential Design Review Committee and Development Standards Committee to hold regularly scheduled meetings. All meetings will be held at The Woodlands Township, 2801 Technology Forest Boulevard, The Woodlands, Texas 77381. Full Story

 At The Pavilion
The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Ranked No. 1 Outdoor Amphitheater in the World
The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion is now ranked first in the top 100 amphitheaters in the world based on the number of tickets sold so far in 2015, according to Pollstar magazine, the concert industry’s leading trade publication. The Pavilion’s tic Full Story

Be Inspired by the Arts in 2015 at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Experience a performing arts season full of classical music, dance, rock ‘n’ roll, your favorite movies, patriotic fanfare and more at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in 2015. Full Story

Brian Pate Named Chief Financial Officer of The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
The Center for the Performing Arts at The Woodlands, home of The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, has named Brian Pate the new chief financial officer for the entertainment venue. In this position, Pate will assume a strategic role and have responsib Full Story

 People In the News
The Woodlands 2015 Hometown Heroes Selected
Four individuals and one business have been selected as the 2015 Hometown Heroes. Mario M. Coll, III, Lisa Koetting, Linda Nelson, Allyson Seder and Waste Connections, Inc. are the honorees that will be recognized for their many contributions to the Full Story

New Chamber CEO Announced
Chairman of The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce Board, Danny Schroder, announced this morning that after a six week nationwide search, the Board of Directors has unanimously chosen John H. (JJ) Hollie II as the new President & CEO of The Woodlands Full Story

Scholarships from Montgomery County Women’s Center helps victims of domestic violence build better lives for themselves and their children
While one is taking her first college course, another is on the cusp of graduating with a four-year degree to embark upon a successful career. Though they come from diverse backgrounds and circumstances that led them to seek shelter from domestic vio Full Story

Bringing Out the Best in Boys:
Author Janet Allison to speak at The Woodlands Children’s Museum, Oct. 22 and 24 Full Story

98 year old Margaret nemic carries the torch to kick off senior games!
Over 150 community seniors from 12 local senior communities and long-term care facilities flexed their muscles both mentally and physically at the 14th annual Senior Community Games hosted by Interfaith of The Woodlands. Full Story

 Real Estate News
18|8 Fine Men’s Salons To Debut In Hughes Landing® On Lake Woodlands
The Woodlands® Development Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC), announced today that Eighteen Eight (18|8) Fine Men’s Salons has leased a 1,539-square-foot site in Hughes Landing®, a 66-acre mixed-used dev Full Story

The Howard Hughes Corporation® Celebrates Ribbon Cutting For Restaurant Row At Hughes Landing® With Chamber And Community Leaders
Executives from The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC), and its wholly-owned subsidiary The Woodlands® Development Company, The Woodlands Township and The Woodlands Convention and Visitors Bureau joined The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce as t Full Story

Bridgeland® Announces Cypress-Fairbanks ISD Educational Village To House Three Multi-Level Schools, Totaling Nearly One Million Square Feet
Bridgeland®, a development of The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC), announced today that Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District (CFISD) has purchased 127.8 acres for a nearly one million-square-foot multi-campus, educational village loca Full Story

Realtor Helena Jaramillo joins RE/MAX The Woodlands & Spring
As a manager in the hospitality industry for many years, Jaramillo said she knows firsthand how important it is to keep all customers happy. Full Story

Fogo de Chao To Open In Restaurant Row At Hughes Landing® On Lake Woodlands
The Woodlands® Development Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC), today announced that Fogo de Chão has signed a lease agreement to open its Brazilian steakhouse in Restaurant Row at Hughes Landing®, a 66-ac Full Story

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