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Mercedes-Benz Of The Woodlands Purchases Site For Dealership
The Woodlands Development Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Howard Hughes Corporation®, (NYSE: HHC) has announced the sale of an 8.9-acre tract to Mercedes-Benz of The Woodlands for construction of a car dealership. The parcel is situated on Full Story

Earning Straight A’s: Kim Bellini with The Woodlands LearningRx Named Franchisee of the Year
The Woodlands LearningRx brought home the gold from the 2014 LearningRx annual convention held recently in Colorado Springs, CO.
Owner and director Kim Bellini was recognized as franchisee of the year. Full Story

Commissioner Noack's Office Responds to West Nile Virus Fatality With Aerial Spraying Plan
This week, the West Nile virus claimed the life of a South Montgomery County resident, the first local fatality from the disease in 2014, according to the Montgomery County Public Health District. Full Story

Woodforest Charitable Foundation Donates $564,000 To Numerous Charities
Local charities recently attended a Charity Partnership Breakfast hosted by the Woodforest Charitable Foundation (WCF) at Amerigo’s Grille in The Woodlands, Texas. Charity representatives collectively received $564,000 from WCF. Full Story

Protecting your child’s identity during back-to-school
From pre-school to college, the back-to-school season can pose serious threats to your children’s identity. The growing list of things parents and young adults have to register and create logins and passwords for online creates prime opportunities fo Full Story

Ellis & Ellis steps out as a gold sponsor to support the Light The Night Walk
Byron W. Ellis, private wealth advisor and founder of Ellis & Ellis, an Ameriprise Financial Services firm in The Woodlands, has recently announced the firm is among the gold level sponsors of the upcoming The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s upcoming L Full Story

Market Street presents Education for Tomorrow Alliance with more than $1,800
As a result of its Change for Charity program, Market Street-The Woodlands recently presented Education for Tomorrow Alliance with more than $1,800. Full Story

Several Charities Receive $68,000 Collectively From Woodforest Charitable Foundation
The Woodforest Charitable Foundation (WCF) recently hosted a Charity Partnership Luncheon Amerigo’s Grille in The Woodlands, Texas, during which several charity representatives collectively received $68,000 in donations. Full Story

TWFG Donates Bikes & Scooters For Children At The Montgomery County Women’s Center
The Woodlands Financial Group (TWFG) recently gathered and donated outgrown bikes, tricycles and scooters for the children at Montgomery County Women’s Center’s Reaching Pines transitional housing apartments. Full Story

KRT Expands Tax & Audit Services to Meet Area Growth
The KRT team has grown by a total of 50% since the beginning of this year, enhancing the firm’s ability to engage new clients, as well as manage future client growth. Full Story

Women’s Center awards 17 college scholarships to help women build better lives through higher education
Helping them to move forward and build a better life after enduring domestic abuse, the Montgomery County Women’s Center recently awarded college scholarships to seventeen clients who had been served by the center. Full Story

 Events in The Woodlands
Bustin’ Clays For Our Heroes Gives Hope to Two Montgomery County Veterans
Raising approximately $40,000, the first annual Bustin’ Clays for Our Heroes event earmarked funds to help two disabled veterans living in Montgomery County. Full Story

Denim & Jackets, Cocktail Dresses & Cowboy Boots Perfect Pairings that describe the Best Gala in Town!
"We're really excited about the response from the community. This year we anticipate over 400 guests," says co-chair Jenny Stone. The evening will feature unique auction items, music by Yelba’s Band and a wine pull of more than 100 bottl Full Story

Fall into Fun Workshops: There’s Still Time to Sign Up for Fall Workshops at The Woodlands Children’s Museum
There’s still time to reserve a spot in a fall workshops at The Woodlands Children’s Museum. Full Story

Registrations available for the fourth annual Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash-The Woodlands
Registration for the fourth annual Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash – The Woodlands presented by Milstead Automotive & Collision is still available. All walkers simply need to register online as a walker. Full Story

Dani Johnson to empower and inspire women at WISE Conference - World-renowned speaker, trainer and author to serve as keynote speaker
Dani Johnson has instructed hundreds of thousands of people throughout the world on how to make millions of dollars ­– and her next stop is right here in The Woodlands. Full Story

Cellar Twenty Four will host fundraising event Sept. 25 benefiting “The Way Home” Veterans Memorial Monument and Lone Star Veterans Association.
Cellar Twenty Four, a wine shop and tasting bar in The Woodlands, will host a fundraising event to benefit “The Way Home” Veterans Memorial Monument and the Lone Star Veterans Association on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Full Story

MCABW mixer slated for Oct.9 at Woodlands Medical Aesthetics Institute
The Montgomery County Association of Business Women (MCABW) will host their monthly mixer from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9 at Woodlands Medical Aesthetics Institute, 17350 St. Lukes Way, Suite 380 in The Woodlands. Full Story

Love Fosters Hope to hold its 2nd annual gala Oct. 11 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott.
Love Fosters Hope will hold its second annual gala themed “Dream a Little Dream” on Saturday, October 11 at 6 p.m. at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott located at 1601 Lake Robbins Drive in The Woodlands, Texas. Full Story

WISE Conference speakers to help attendees attain professional goals, Oct 15
Plans are underway for the second annual WISE Conference set for Wednesday, Oct. 15, at The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center. WISE (Women…Inspiring…Supporting…Empowering) is committed to the empowerment of women through personal and professional Full Story

Fill-a-Truck and fight hunger with Blue Ox Moving
On Sept. 27, Blue Ox Moving & Storage of The Woodlands will host a Fill-a-Truck food drive benefitting the Montgomery County Food Bank (MCFB) at Kroger in Cochran’s Crossing Shopping Center, 4747 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands. Full Story

Step into Wonderland – and Don’t Be Late for this Very Important Date
Join The Woodlands Children's Museum for the Mad Hatter Tea Party, October 3
THE WOODLANDS, TX – September 3, 2014 – The Mad Hatter Tea Party brings “Alice in Wonderland” to life at The Woodlands Children’s Museum. Full Story

Celebrating 5 Years of HOPE: Where There is Will, There is A Way. Community gathers at annual HOPE Under the Stars Gala to Cure Fatal Disease
No treatment. No cure, fatal. These words began the movement of HOPE back in August of 2009 to save then 6 year old resident of The Woodlands, Will Herndon. His diagnosis of the rare, genetic, neuro-degenerative condition called juvenile Batten dis Full Story

The Woodlands Celebrity Golf Classic Tees Off for 26th Year
The Woodlands Celebrity Golf Classic recently hosted a kick off party at Top Golf Houston North on August 27. Classic Event Sponsors, community guests and MCYS Board Members gathered to dust off their clubs and celebrate the start of the Classic’s 26 Full Story

WISE Conference to empower and inspire women, Oct 15
The second annual WISE Conference is set for Wednesday, Oct. 15, at The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center. WISE (Women…Inspiring…Supporting…Empowering) is committed to the empowerment of women through personal and professional development. This ye Full Story

The One-Armed Bandit to challenge Woodlands golfers, Sept 22
At the inaugural Woodlands Cup Golf Tournament Monday, Sept. 22 at The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center Panther Trails Golf Course, golfers will have a chance to challenge The “One-Armed Bandit” – Larry Alford. Full Story

The Woodlands Cup invites you to swing away for scholarships
The inaugural Woodlands Cup Golf Tournament will be held Monday, Sept. 22 at The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center Panther Trails Golf Course. The Woodlands Cup is a charity golf tournament where residents of the eight villages in The Woodlands Full Story

Don’t miss the mother of all walks – 4th annual Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash-The Woodlands
Join Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and Milstead Automotive for the fourth annual Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash – The Woodlands on Saturday, Oct. 4 at Northshore Park, The Woodlands. Full Story

A Sip-sational evening…Wine Women & Shoes Takes on The Woodlands
The Woodlands, Texas--August, 12, 2014: Where can you enjoy a wide assortment of premium wines direct from Napa Valley? At Wine Women, and Shoes Houston, taking place in the heart of The Woodlands on September 25. Full Story

Fall Fine Arts Show Returns To Market Street – The Woodlands On Saterday, October 18
Professional and amateur artists will display paintings, photography, metal-works, sculptures, pottery and more at Market Street’s popular outdoor Fall Fine Arts Show scheduled for Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Full Story

The Original Halloween SpookTacular
The Woodlands Children's Museum is the place to be for Halloween – full of child-friendly games, art projects and activities. Nothing will be scary; it’s all about fun. Costumes are encouraged. Full Story

Montie Awards Celebrate the Arts in Montgomery County
The third annual Montie Awards ceremony celebrating the expanding role of the arts in Montgomery County was held at The Owen Theatre on Aug. 2, 2014, paying tribute to the artists whose efforts enrich the community, as well as civic leaders whose sup Full Story

 School Days
Home Depot’s Generosity Brings Smiles at Woodworking Camp
Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Discovery College is building children’s minds—literally, after a successful week of Woodworking Camp! Part of the productivity is due, however, to the generosity of the Magnolia/West Woodlands Home Depot, which donated Full Story

Free workforce training offered by Lone Star College
Lone Star College System has partnered with Texas Workforce Commission and Workforce Solutions to provide free training opportunities in Welding and Ironworking for people facing financial hardships. Full Story

Cooper's 27th Annual Golf Tournament Features Full Day of Golfing Festivities, Raffle of Jeep Wrangler
The 27th Annual John Cooper School Golf Tournament returns to The Woodlands Country Club-Palmer Course in October featuring a full lineup of golf festivities, concluding with a dinner, awards and the raffle of a 2015 Jeep Wrangler from Bayshore Chrys Full Story

Lone Star College System recognized as a top producer of associate degrees
Lone Star College System has once again been recognized as a top 10 producer of associate degrees nationally, ranking fourth among all community colleges in the U.S. Full Story

High School's Freedoms and Changes Pose Special Challenges for Autistic Teens and Their Families
High school is a special time of life full of rigorous academic demands, raging hormones and social complexity. Families with students on the autism spectrum must deal with all the traditional challenges of high school, along with the special needs o Full Story

Cooper Opens New Year With 15th Consecutive Year of Enrollment Growth
The John Cooper School, a college preparatory, independent school for students in Prekindergarten through Grade 12, began the school year with record enrollment for the 15th consecutive year. Full Story

It’s Not Too Late to Take Classes This Fall at LSC-Montgomery
Did you miss fall registration at Lone Star College-Montgomery? Don’t worry! A variety of ‘Late Start’ courses are still available. Full Story

LSC-Montgomery Advocates for Increased Campus Blood Drive Involvement
Kathy Johanson, division operations specialist at Lone Star College-Montgomery, and nursing professor, Carol Girocco, have a very lofty goal in mind for campus blood drives in 2014-2015. They intend to create lifelong civic partnerships and make them Full Story

LSC-Montgomery Band Beats to the Tune of a New Director
Lone Star College-Montgomery is pleased to welcome Cristina Mendoza as the newly appointed director of bands and professor of music. Beginning this fall, Mendoza will conduct the college’s symphonic band and jazz ensembles. Full Story

Conroe ISD Students Receives Close To $100,000 In School Supplies Through Interfaith Of The Woodlands Kits4Kids Program
With the start of the 2014-2015 school year just a few days away, Interfaith of The Woodlands distributed more than 2,100 school and grade specific school supply kits to local families as part of Interfaith’s Kits4Kidz program. Full Story

LSC-Montgomery to Host Presentation on Understanding Depressive and Bipolar Related Disorders
In light of the recent suicide of actor, comedian, and filmmaker Robin Williams, Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Human Services Student Organization and the Psych Club feel there’s an urge for more awareness about depression and mood disorders. Full Story

Lone Star College-Montgomery Announces Fall 2014 Fine Arts Calendar
The Lone Star College-Montgomery fine arts department has announced an exciting lineup for the upcoming fall semester. Mark your calendars now, and come enjoy the many talented artists and performers at LSC-Montgomery. Full Story

TISD invites parents to help define new attendance zones
Tomball ISD invites parents to volunteer for the Attendance Zone Realignment Committee to create several new school attendance zones. In August 2015, the district will be opening three new campuses including Wildwood Elementary on Northpointe Blvd., Full Story

Cougar Charms Drill Team invites former Charms to celebrate 40th Anniversary
The Tomball High School Cougar Charms Drill Team plans to celebrate 40 years of dancing, memories, fun, and friendships on Friday, October 3. All Charms from 1975 through the present are invited to join the festivities, which include a halftime perf Full Story

LSC-Montgomery Honors Hispanic Heritage Month with Symposium
Lone Star College-Montgomery, in partnership with the Texas Familias Council, will honor Hispanic Heritage month with a community leadership event on Tuesday, September 30, on the LSC-Montgomery campus, in the Performing Arts Center (Bldg. D). Full Story

It’s Not Too Late to Enroll in Late Start Courses for This Fall at LSC-Montgomery
New and current students still have a chance to take classes this fall at Lone Star College-Montgomery as Late Start courses, an alternative to the regular 16-week semester, begin in September and October. Full Story

Seven of Cooper's 88-Member Senior Class Named National Merit Semifinalists
Head of Upper School Joe Broccoli announced at a September weekly assembly that seven members of The John Cooper School Class of 2015 have been selected as Semifinalists in the 60th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Full Story

Lone Star College enrollment hits a record high of 82,818 students
Lone Star College announced today that its student enrollment hit an all-time high, with 82,818 credit students attending this fall, a 7 percent increase over fall 2013. Full Story

 The Woodlands Township News
Residential Design Review Committee volunteers needed for two villages
Volunteers are needed to fill one vacant position on The Woodlands Residential Design Review Committee (RDRC) for the village of Alden Bridge and one vacant position for the Village of Panther Creek. The volunteer must reside in their respective vill Full Story

Revised Residential Development Standards for The Woodlands now in effect
From time to time, The Development Standards Committee provides for revisions and updates to the Residential Development Standards based on input from residents, contractors and the Residential Design Review Committees. Full Story

The Woodlands Township to celebrate 40th anniversary
The Woodlands is set to celebrate its 40th Anniversary on Sunday, October 19, 2014, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Northshore Park, 2505 Lake Woodlands Drive. Preliminary event plans include art and history exhibits, remarks from elected officials, involvement Full Story

Township plans multiple events for National Night Out
National Night Out is when America gives neighborhood crime and drugs a going-away party. The Woodlands has celebrated National Night Out since 1990 and has many awards to show for it. From the annual softball game to neighborhood parties and the Com Full Story

 Community Health
CHI St. Luke’s Health–The Woodlands Hospital to host “Coffee with the Cardiologist” discussions covering various health topics.
CHI St. Luke’s Health–The Woodlands Hospital is hosting the “Coffee with the Cardiologist” series of discussions covering educational topics presented by physicians at The Woodlands Hospital, 17200 St. Luke’s Way, in conference rooms 1-3. Light refre Full Story

FAITH – “Fighting Cancer” in Montgomery County Announces Champions!
The non-profit organization FAITH - “Fighting Cancer” in Montgomery County provides emotional and financial support for cancer patients and their families. It also assists in educational and preventative care programs. Full Story

 At The Pavilion
The Pavilion Makes the Interfaith Directory Cover
Recently, Interfaith of The Woodlands revealed the 40th edition of the Interfaith of The Woodlands Community & Business Directory. The cover of the directory is a photo of The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Full Story

 People In the News
Young Texas Artists Music Competition Grand Prize Winner Named Principal Violist
For over three decades, the Young Texas Artists Music Competition has been showcasing and supporting the state’s rising classical music stars. As continued validation of its efforts, YTA is pleased to announce that Allyson Goodman, Gold Medal Strings Full Story

2014 Hometown Heroes Selected
Four individuals and one business have been selected as the 2014 Hometown Heroes. Dr. Austin Lane, Brenda Mizell, Jeff Shipley, Bret Strong and the Huntsman Corporation are the honorees that will be recognized for their many contributions to the community at The Woodlands Celebration of Excellence Gala, benefiting Interfaith of The Woodlands. The late Dr. Vance LeCrone will be honored with a special award, Hometown Angel. Full Story

Meghan Hurse Joins The Bush Law Firm
Alan Bush, principal of Bush Law Firm, is pleased to welcome Meghan Hurse to the firm. Hurse joins the firm as an associate attorney. “Meghan is a welcome addition to our team,” said Bush. Full Story

Melanie Davis Joins Better Bookkeepers, Inc.
Melanie Bush, entrepreneur and President of Better Bookkeepers in The Woodlands, is pleased to announce the addition of Melanie Davis to Better Bookkeepers, Inc. team. Davis will serve the firm as a Bookkeeper. Full Story

 Real Estate News
Pier 1 Imports® Makes Its Entrance At Hughes Landing®, The 66-Acre Mixed-Use Development On Lake Woodlands
The Howard Hughes Corporation®(NYSE: HHC) and its wholly-owned subsidiary The Woodlands Development Company, today announced that Pier 1 Imports® has signed an 11,000-square-foot lease in the 66-acre mixed-use development of Hughes Landing® on Lake W Full Story

Premium Children's Boutique Opens Third Location In The Lone Star State
Peek, Aren’t You Curious, Inc., opens its newest store at Market Street - The Woodlands, Texas on Thursday, September 18. The premium children’s clothing designer and manufacturer will open with the complete assortment of clothing, accessories, shoes Full Story

HFG Wealth Management Announces Relocation To Hughes Landing
HFG Wealth ManagemHFG Wealth Management, a comprehensive financial planning and wealth advisory firm, is pleased to announce a relocation and expansion of The Woodlands office to One Hughes Landing effective August 31, 2014. Full Story

The Strong Firm P.C. Relocates To Two Hughes Landing On Lake Woodlands
The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) and its wholly-owned subsidiary The Woodlands Development Company (TWDC), today announced that The Strong Firm P.C. has signed an 8,615-square-foot lease on the second floor of Two Hughes Landing, the second Full Story

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