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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

The Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership Luncheon Guests Hear From Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. Managing Director, Mark Meyer
The Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership (EDP) recently held their Quarterly Partner Luncheon at The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center on Tuesday, October 13th. Full Story

The Woodlands Bar Association lends volunteer lawyers to Helping Heroes for free will and estate planning for first responders
The Woodlands Bar Association (WBA) recently volunteered their time for Helping Heroes when they provided free will and estate planning document preparation for first responders and their spouses. Full Story

Thomas Markle named Retail Jeweler of the Year
For the second consecutive year, Market Street luxury jewelry retailer Thomas Markle has been named Retailer of the Year as presented by the Boston-based diamond brand, Hearts on Fire. Full Story

Forest Management in The Woodlands Area
A continuing concern in The Woodlands has been forest destruction and fragmentation. A lecture entitled Forest Management in The Woodlands Area will be held as part of the Sustainable Lectures series. Full Story

The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau Seeks Interest For Operation, Maintenance Of Waterway Of Cruisers
The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau has issued a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) seeking input from private contractors/service providers interested in operating and maintaining The Woodlands Waterway Cruisers. Full Story

 Events in The Woodlands
Market Street Hosts Musical Entertainment Throughout December
Guests at Market Street – The Woodlands will feel the spirit of the holiday season as they enjoy a variety of live musical and dance entertainment from local school and community performance groups throughout the month of December. Full Story

Class Act Productions Presents A Christmas Carol, The Musical
Class Act Productions will bring to life a musical version of Charles Dickens' timeless holiday classic "A Christmas Carol." The production opens Nov. 28 at The Nancy Bock Center for Performing Arts in The Woodland, Texas. Full Story

Chris Herren to speak at Woodlands Church on January 21, 2016
The Woodlands High School PTO is proud to present an evening with Chris Herren on Thursday, January 21 at 7 pm at The Woodlands Church, One Fellowship Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77384. This is a free event open to the public. Full Story

The Woodlands Mall Welcomes Furry Friends for Pet Nights with Santa
The Woodlands Mall invites pet owners to bring their favorite four-legged friends along to meet the jolly man in red! Pet Photos with Santa will be held on Monday evenings, November 16, 23 and 30 and December 7 and 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. in his cozy wor Full Story

The Woodlands Mall Reveals Spectacular Holiday Lineup
The merriment of the holiday season has arrived, and The Woodlands Mall is buzzing with great retailer offers at every price point, family-friendly activities and memorable holiday experiences. For early-bird shoppers or last minute procrastinators, Full Story

Applications Open for 32nd Young Texas Artists Music Competition
Applications are now being accepted for the 32nd Young Texas Artists Music Competition (YTA), hosted by the Montgomery County Performing Arts Society, March 10-12, 2016 at the historic Crighton Theatre in Conroe, Texas. Full Story

Pancakes With Santa
The Pancakes With Santa event is scheduled from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12. The museum is located at 4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, Suite 280. Full Story

Ellis & Ellis stepped out as a gold sponsor to support the Light The Night Walk
Byron W. Ellis and the team at Ellis & Ellis, a division of United Capital Financial Advisers, stepped out for the second year in a row as a Gold Sponsor of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Light The Night Walk in The Woodlands, held Oct. 18 a Full Story

The Woodlands Mall is Brimming with Holiday Cheer!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Santa Claus arrived at The Woodlands Mall on Friday, November 6. Santa is settled into his home-away-from-home, ready to greet visitors and listen to holiday wishes of kids both young and old with his elves w Full Story

124 children served at Interfaith Community Clinic Healthy Kids Festival
124 Montgomery County children participated in the 2015 Healthy Kids Festival hosted by Interfaith Community Clinic on Saturday, October 24th at Travis Intermediate School in Conroe. Volunteer dentists, physicians, nurses, and dental assistants were Full Story

Second Annual Bustin’ Clays for Our Heroes Sporting Clay Tournament a huge success
The second annual Bustin’ Clays for our Heroes held on April 23, 2015 was a huge success. The event is estimated to have raised over $55,000, up $15,000 from the inaugural event held last year that benefits TIRR Memorial Hermann and the Memorial Herm Full Story

Celebrate the Chinese New Year at The Woodlands Children's Museum
Located at 4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, Suite 280 in The Woodlands, the museum will be transformed with traditional colors and decorations in celebration of the Year of the Monkey. Full Story

 School Days
Alum Applauds Former Math Teacher Through University of Chicago Recognition Program
The University of Chicago has been asking its incoming students to help them identify and acknowledge outstanding high school educators for over 30 years. When Cooper alum Adam Golightly ('15) was given the opportunity to nominate a former teache Full Story

Lone Star College-Montgomery Provides Employee Training to Local Small Businesses
Employees of Mercedes-Benz of The Woodlands and The Woodlands Young Learners Academy recently began convenient, free training with Lone Star College-Montgomery through a partnership that the college has with the Texas Workforce Commission Skills for 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 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

Life on Mars! In the LSC-Montgomery Biotechnology Lab
LSC-Montgomery Student Wins Crown, Scholarship
Danna Yussieth Ceron didn’t think she was pageant material. But the Lone Star College-Montgomery sophomore is equally surprised at her recent win as she is at her mom for entering her into the pageant. Full Story

LSC-Montgomery Biology Class Welcomes Rare, Exotic Animals to Campus
Lone Star College-Montgomery students in professor Robert Broadhurt’s environmental biology class got a very special visit during a recent lecture. Students had the pleasure of observing first hand several endangered or threatened animals thanks to F Full Story

Cooper¹s Signatures Author Series Begins Second Decade of Bringing Noted Authors to The Woodlands with Gillian Flynn
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

College’s Annual Holiday Concert Supports Interfaith of The Woodlands
Lone Star College-Montgomery’s music department is again teaming up with Interfaith of The Woodlands to create another memorable holiday event for the whole family on Friday, December 4, at 7:30pm in the Performing Arts Center (building D). Full Story

 The Woodlands Township News
The Woodlands Township launches blogs for residents
The Woodlands Township recognizes the importance in connecting with residents, businesses, and visitors through a variety of platforms and has launched several department blogs to efficiently and effectively communicate with community members. Full Story

Learn the benefits of composting at Township’s free classes
Free outdoor composting classes are provided by The Woodlands Township’s Environmental Services office on the first Saturday in November, December, January, February and March at the Parks Recreation and Environmental Services building at 8203 Millen Full Story

The Woodlands Township Environmental Services Department launches blog
The Woodlands Township is continuing to expand methods to efficiently and effectively communicate with residents by launching an Environmental Services blog. 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

The Woodlands Symphony Orchestra Season Reunites with The Woodlands Chorale to Present Handel’s “Messiah” Dec. 6
The Woodlands Symphony Orchestra announced it has reunited with The Woodlands Chorale – after a period of five years since their last joint venture – to present the holiday classic “Messiah,” composed in 1741 by George Frideric Handel. Full Story

Experience the Sounds of the Season at Holly Jolly Jingle Dec. 3 at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
There’s no place like The Pavilion for the holidays! Join us for Holly Jolly Jingle Thursday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. to begin your celebration of the holiday season. This festive event includes a musical celebration of the season by local student performer Full Story

 People In the News
The Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership announces its new board members
The new board members include Terry Sellers of Gallagher Benefit Services as chair, Debra Sukin of Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital as vice chairman, Heidi Carney of Prosperity Bank as secretary, Mike Shultz of Consolidated Communication as t 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

 Real Estate News
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

The Howard Hughes Corporation® Awarded GHBA Prestigious Marketing Awards For Its Master Planned Communities
The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) announced today that its two Houston master planned communities -The Woodlands® and Bridgeland® - garnered nine prestigious awards at the Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) Annual Gala held on Satur Full Story

The Woodlands® And Bridgeland® Host Harvest Of Homes Promotion
With the start of a new season, The Woodlands® and Bridgeland®, two master planned communities developed by The Howard Hughes Corporation®, are kicking off a ‘Harvest of Homes’ promotion for buyers and realtors. Full Story

Shea Homes Wins Two GHBA PRISM Awards
Shea Homes has been honored by the Greater Houston Builders Association with two 2015 Houston’s Best PRISM awards. For nearly 40 years the Houston's Best PRISM Awards have recognized the industry's best in the categories of People, Product an Full Story

Pure Barre Signs New Lease at Hughes Landing for Their Second Location in The Woodlands, TX
Pure Barre, a low impact workout facility that utilizes the ballet barre with a combination of ballet, dance and yoga inspired movements, will open their second location in The Woodlands at Hughes Landing on October 19th. 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

The Howard Hughes Corporation® Announces Expanded Leadership Team For The Woodlands® And Bridgeland® Master Planned Communities
Heath Melton Named VP of MPC, Residential Development,
Jim Carman Promoted to VP, MPC Commercial Development and
Mitch Gruberg Promoted to VP, Commercial Development Full Story

RE/MAX The Woodlands & Spring Realtors Honored by Houston Agent Magazine
Realtors Jacci Kilgore and Sandy Petermann-Williams, both affiliated with RE/MAX The Woodlands & Spring, were among the agents featured in Houston Agent Magazine’s recent Who’s Who in Houston Real Estate issue as recipients of the magazine’s first-ev Full Story

The J. Beard Real Estate Company represents sale of building and land for Celebration Church’s expansion
The J. Beard Real Estate Company has recently represented the sale of an adjacent building and land for the expansion of Celebration Church. Full Story

David Weekley Homes Ranks #10 On Best Companies For Veterans List
On Veteran’s Day, David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held home builder, is proud to be named to the inaugural “Best Companies for Veterans” list through a joint survey by Monster and Full Story

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