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Smart Apps for Summer: The Woodlands LearningRx Suggests Seven Free Brain-Building Apps for Tweens
There are several apps that tweens can reach for to fight boredom over the break – and build their brains at the same time – so they have a leg-up when starting school in the fall. Full Story

John Manlove Marketing & Communications (JMMC) loads the bases with three new clients in just three weeks.
JMMC has been retained by PetroBras, Capital Bank and Rosewood Funeral Homes as their advertising agency, while these clients may seem quite diverse they all have two things in common; all three are very successful companies and they all agree that J Full Story

Market Street Now Accepting Applicants For 2015 Change For Charity Program
Four Montgomery County charities have the opportunity to benefit from the thousands of dollars in change inserted in Market Street’s voluntary parking meters as the shopping and entertainment destination begins to accept applications for its 2015 Cha Full Story

Peek…Aren’t You Curious Children’s Clothing To Debut At Market Street
Peek…Aren’t You Curious, which presents playfully inspired clothing for babies and children, will join the upscale collection at Market Street – The Woodlands, where it is set to open in fall 2014. Full Story

The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau Seeks Full-Time Group Sales Specialist
The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau is seeking a qualified, hospitality-minded individual to fill the Group Sales Specialist position now available. Full Story

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

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

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

 Events in The Woodlands
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

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

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

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

Market Street Now Accepting Exhibitor Applications For 2014 Fall Fine Arts Show
Amateur and professional artists alike are invited to showcase their paintings, photography, jewelry, metal works, sculptures, digital art, mixed media and other works of art at Market Street’s 2014 Fall Fine Arts Show on Saturday, October 18 from 10 Full Story

Market Street Announces Sizzlin’ Summer Concert Series July 17 Through August 21, 2014
Beat the heat on Thursdays this summer as Market Street-The Woodlands presents its Sizzlin’ Summer Concert Series, July 17 through August 21, 2014 from 7 to 9 p.m. The popular series is sponsored by Sewell Automotive Company. Full Story

The Future of Transportation in The Woodlands: What’s Next?
September’s Going Green Sustainability Lecture, sponsored by The Woodlands G.R.E.E.N., will focus on The Woodlands area’s transportation issues. The Woodlands is facing major transportation challenges with the growing traffic levels that are accompan Full Story

 School Days
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

Conroe ISD Education Foundation Awards Record-Breaking Scholarships
Breaking all of its own previous scholarship records, the Conroe ISD Education Foundation, Inc. disbursed more funds than in any past year with its 2014 scholarship awards, as announced at a recent Conroe ISD Board of Trustees meeting. Full Story

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

Academy for Lifelong Learning to Hold Open House on Saturday, August 23
The Academy for Lifelong Learning at Lone Star College-Montgomery, a program for the 50-plus retired or semi-retired community, will host an open house on Saturday, August 23, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., upstairs in Building E on the Montgomery campus. Full Story

Lone Star College System opens doors to learning for adults 50-plus
Lone Star College System will be holding open house events in August and September for the Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL), a membership program geared toward adults 50-plus who are looking to continue their educational endeavors. 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

 The Woodlands Township News
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

The Woodlands Township Board of Directors Meeting
The Woodlands Township Board of Directors will hold their regularly scheduled Board Meeting on Thursday, August 21, 2014. The meeting will be held at 9 a.m. at The Woodlands Township, 2801 Technology Forest Boulevard, The Woodlands, Texas 77381. Full Story

New Schedule Announced For Township Dive-in Movie Series
Residents and visitors to The Woodlands are encouraged to enjoy spending an evening floating in the pool and watching a movie. These events are for all ages, and the fee is just $5 per person, with ages three and under enjoying the evening for free. Full Story

Shadowbend Pool now open
Shadowbend Pool, located at 4192 Lake Woodlands Drive, in the Village of Cochran’s Crossing, is now open. The pool’s new operating hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and 1-6 p.m. Sunday. The pool in-servi Full Story

The Woodlands Township awarded grant to purchase new buses
The Woodlands Township announced today it has been awarded a grant to purchase 25 new buses for The Woodlands Express, the commuter transit system which provides weekday service from The Woodlands to destinations in Houston. Full Story

The Woodlands Township launches resident survey
The Woodlands Township traditionally conducts a survey of The Woodlands residents approximately every two years for purposes of obtaining resident opinions of services for use as a budgeting and planning tool, and will begin conducting the 2014 surve 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
Broadcaster Mary McCoy Honored With Inaugural Conroe Legends Mural
An arts program initiated to honor Conroe’s hometown heroes debuted with the unveiling of an outdoor mural celebrating the lifetime accomplishments of Mary McCoy, a pioneer in Texas broadcasting. Full Story

The Strong Firm welcomes Jeremy Clarke as Law Clerk and Erica Reyes as Intern
Clarke is currently enrolled at South Texas College of Law and will graduate in May of 2015. He is an associate editor with the college’s Corporate Counsel Review and is an active member of the academic merit fraternity of Phi Delta Phi. Full Story

The J. Beard Real Estate Company welcomes Michelle Thrasher, CPM® as a Property Manager.
Jeff Beard, CCIM, president of The J. Beard Real Estate Company, LP, has announced the recent addition of Michelle Thrasher, CPM®, to the firm’s commercial property management team. Full Story

 Real Estate News
Construction Begins In The Woodlands Reserve
Construction has begun in The Woodlands Reserve, a 55-lot, gated, custom luxury community in The Woodlands. The streets are completed and six homes, in addition to pre-sales, are under construction and slated to be finished by the end of the year. Full Story

Starwood Hotels To Expand Portfolio In The Greater Houston Region With A New Westin In Critically Acclaimed Woodlands Master Planned Community
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) and The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) today announced that the renowned Westin brand will soon open its fifth hotel in greater Houston. 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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