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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: Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, General News Article
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Meals on Wheels Montgomery County (MOWMC) is pleased to announce their new Board of Directors effective for the 2019 fiscal year to continue the mission fostering the dignity and independence of homebound seniors by providing them with nutritious meals, transportation and caring connections.  Rich Burket retired after a 32-year career in Human Resources with Exxon/ExxonMobil, Denise Essenberg, a ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
If you’re struggling to quit smoking, you are not alone. Houston Methodist Cancer Center is sponsoring Beat the Pack®, a free quit-smoking program in January to help you reach your quit-smoking goal. This program is open to any adult who is ready to quit smoking. The sessions will take place on Thursdays, January 10, January 17, January 24, and January 31 from 6-7 p.m. at Houston Methodist The ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article
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
Monday, November 19, 2018
The Dispute Resolution Center of Montgomery County, Inc. (DRC-MC) has announced today it has been named a “2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits. The DRC-MC serves the community as a resource for resolving disputes, improving communication, and restoring relationships. Mediation attempts to prevent disputes from escalating ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community
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
Monday, November 05, 2018
Meals on Wheels Montgomery County (MOWMC) created a catchy name for their fundraiser in 2016 and it has reaped nothing but treats for local homebound seniors in our community who depend on the fundraiser to supplement their basic needs. October 26 was a blessing indeed with more than $86,000 raised to provide 36 seniors with an entire year’s worth of home-delivered meals!   Meals on Wheels ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
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