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Friday, June 07, 2019
As Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital embarks on its second year of providing leading medicine to families in Montgomery County and the northern Houston region, Debra F. Sukin, CEO of Houston Methodist The Woodlands, and regional senior vice president, Houston Methodist, announced the hospital’s phase 2 construction plan – a $240 million expansion to meet the needs of the community. The new ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Meals on Wheels Montgomery County (MOWMC) raised enough funds to provide 15,302 meals to homebound seniors at the third annual Cigars Under The Stars fundraiser “Savannah Nights” held at Blend Bar in The Woodlands on May 10.   The evening festivities included Signature Savannah drinks, delicious food and music by Sheri Lavo. Guests were delighted to meet Meals on Wheels Chef John Alton and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Growing up in Montgomery County and graduating from The Woodlands High School, brothers Matt and Russell Kalousek have had a passion for giving back and supporting the community they love. The Kalousek brothers are now celebrating the 15th year anniversary of their own local business, Graphic Design FX, based in The Woodlands, Texas, with the announcement of the their new venture, the Link ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
On Friday, May 17, 2019, Senior District Judge Lamar McCorkle signed the Final Judgment declaring that certain Large Volume Groundwater User rules under the District’s Regulatory Plan were adopted “without legal authority and consequently are, and have been, unlawful, void and unenforceable.”    The previous Board of Directors adopted rules that each Large Volume Groundwater User (“LVGU”) must ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, General News Article
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Small businesses make up a large portion of the workforce in the community and leadership can make or break the business. The Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce will host the next Professional Business Development workshop on Wednesday, May 22 from 8:00am until 9:30am at The Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber boardroom, located at 505 W. Davis in Conroe. This seminar with be focused on leadership, ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Chamber
Monday, May 06, 2019
The 2019 7th Annual WISE Conference, has announced their charities of choice for the conference scheduled for September 25 at Lone Star College, 5000 Research Blvd. In The Woodlands, from 9:00am to 4:00pm. “Women Helping Women” is the motivation behind the collaboration between two organizations that founded the conference in 2012, Montgomery County Association of Business Women (MCABW) and Women ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Conroe, TX (April 26, 2019) – Meals on Wheels Montgomery County (MOWMC) is very excited to announce to the community a new facility has been acquired through the assistance of Montgomery County Community Development to continue the mission fostering the dignity and independence of homebound seniors by providing them with nutritious meals, transportation and caring connections.   Their new space ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
The Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon “Superheroes Unite” hosted by Dispute Resolution Center of Montgomery County, Inc. (DRC-MC) honored both Service Award recipients and Achievement Award recipients with a Super Hero theme on April 13 at TRIS Restaurant in The Woodlands.  All mediators have participated in intensive training in order to assist with mediations. They use their experience to ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Friday, April 12, 2019
Four leading physicians have been named the “2019 Physicians of the Year” at Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital. This year the hospital gave four awards – one representing each of Houston Methodist’s four pillars of excellence – safety, quality, service and innovation.  Departments within the hospital nominated physicians who epitomize excellence in each of the mentioned categories.  The ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Monday, April 01, 2019
Long-time community partners Lone Star Family Health Center (LSFHC) and Montgomery County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension (AgriLife) have teamed up to host two Walk Across Texas challenges at Sam Houston Elementary School. “Academic performance and health go hand-in-hand,” says AgriLife County Extension Agent Amy Ressler, ”so using Walk Across Texas to help the students and families felt like the ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Human Interest
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Protect Controls Inc, a pioneer in the fabrication of custom electrical power buildings, is announcing leadership changes for the company. Don Davis founded Protect Controls in 1973 anticipating an industry need for an alternative to brick & mortar construction and developed/produced his first customized E-House. Forty-five years later and with over 5,100 buildings manufactured the company is ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Last week, the Conroe Family Medicine Residency Program (CFMR), a program operated by Lone Star Family Health Center in partnership with HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe, announced its 36th class of family medicine resident physicians, continuing its history of educating physicians in a community-based environment and addressing the looming family medicine physician shortage.       By the year ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, March 06, 2019
In 1934, the world was in the Great Depression, Hitler named himself Fuehrer of Germany, Mussolini was Prime Minister of Italy and Roosevelt was President of the United States. The continuing Midwest drought destroyed 35 million acres of farmland in Oklahoma, and President Roosevelt instituted public works programs to build roads, dams and bridges to create jobs. Unemployment was at 22 percent. ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts
Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Randall J. Wright, MD has recently joined Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital’s comprehensive neurosciences team as Medical Director of the Brain Wellness Center at The Woodlands, and is a member of the Houston Methodist Stanley H. Appel Department of Neurology. As a board-certified, fellowship-trained neurologist with unique expertise in stroke and dementia prevention and brain health, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Monday, March 04, 2019
After months of waiting, the Next Generation Leadership class finally got to have their much awaited session with Tracey Casey-Arnold! Students had the privilege of getting to share their vision boards (3 phases: 1-4 years, 5-8 years, 9-10 years) and life goals with a panel of experts who offered feedback on how to achieve one's goals. Hearing from people who have walked these steps educated the ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Papers/Research
Monday, January 28, 2019
Arbor Day will be celebrated in Conroe on Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 9 am to 1 pm in Founder’s Plaza in historic downtown Conroe. This event features FREE trees for all Conroe residents. The only requirements for this gift of free trees are that you plant those trees in Conroe and take care of them. Tree seedlings include Southern Crabapple, Bald Cypress, Mayhaw, Cherrybark Oak, Shumard ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, January 03, 2019
The best way to spread the word about your business is by making connections. Whether you're new to the local community or a veteran company that has been around for decades, your reputation grows as you engage in other influential entities within your community. That's why so many businesses choose to join a chamber of commerce. These resourceful organizations are made to help local businesses ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Papers/Research
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Natalie Saikowski Goertz of The Woodlands has been named President of Executive Women’s Alliance in Montgomery County effective January 1, 2019.  Saikowski Goertz is an entrepreneur and Executive Vice President of Mr. Rooter Plumbing in The Woodlands.  She has served as Executive Women’s Alliance Vice President of Programs and most recently as President-Elect last year.   “I am so honored to be ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Randie Morton, Vice President of Better Bookkeepers in The Woodlands, has be named President effective January 1, 2019. Randie has been with Better Bookkeepers since June 2012, working her way up from Senior Bookkeeper to Manager and then Vice President. Prior to joining Better Bookkeepers, Randie was the Director of Finance at The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce. Randie serves as President of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Modern ribbon-cutting ceremonies symbolize new beginnings, as similar ceremonies have done for centuries. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is often organized by a city's chamber of commerce when a new business becomes a member or opens a new location. The ceremony is reminiscent of wedding customs that symbolized the start of a marriage partnership but a new business is presented rather than a new ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, General News Article, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Monday, November 26, 2018
Why buy local? By choosing local and independent businesses, you not only enjoy a more personal experience, you help: BUILD COMMUNITY! The casual encounters you enjoy at neighborhood–scale businesses and the public spaces around them build relationships and community cohesiveness. They’re the ultimate social networking sites! STRENGTHEN YOUR LOCAL ECONOMY! Each dollar you spend at independent ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
McKenzie’s Barbeque and Burgers announced the formation of their McKenzie’s Catering Division with the addition of Abbe North as Catering Director. McKenzie’s is best known for the family restaurant that operates locations in Conroe and Montgomery, Texas. Abbe brings 7 years of expertise in restaurant and event management working for the ClubCorp locations in April Sound and at The Woodlands ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
During H-E-B’s Help End Hunger campaign, customers were encouraged to donate $1, $3 or $5 at the checkout, adding the amount to their final grocery bill. As a result, $20,000 was raised for the Montgomery County Food Bank. Help End Hunger, which ran in all H-E-B stores across Texas, provided awareness about hunger issues as well as senior and family nutrition. This action continues H-E-B’s ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Monday, October 22, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Last week, U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX08) hosted the Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce in our nation’s capital. During their time in Washington, the Chamber met with Congressman Brady, Texas Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn, and federal agency officials to discuss how tax reform is benefiting the Conroe community and other shared priorities such as workforce ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Political