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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Lone Star College-Montgomery graduation was twice as nice for three area families. Devyn Fitzpatrick & Haley Fitzpatrick; Christopher Frantz & Jason Frantz; and Ariole Jones & Ashley Jones, all twins, celebrated their associates degrees with almost 1,400 other graduates May 12. The ceremony was even more special for Ariole & Ashley because their mother, Brandi Davis, led by ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, Community, Education, Human Interest
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Nineteen high school seniors are on their way to becoming certified Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) thanks to a new dual credit program at Lone Star College-Montgomery . Once they pass the National Registry of EMT exam these students will be able to work on an ambulance or in an emergency room and many other places in our community, state, even nationwide. Koby Wistner became interested in ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Bridgewood Farms has been serving Special Needs Adults in the community for 50 years providing day programs to enable individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to reach their highest potential. The programs that Bridgewood Farms offers builds both self-esteem and personal independence for the clients to lead productive lives. Established in 1967 as Montgomery County ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Friday, May 19, 2017
In recognizing businesses and nonprofits for their achievements and commitment to quality in the workplace, Adams Transfer & Storage Co., was one of 292 companies recognized at the annual Better Business Bureau Awards of Excellence on May 10, 2017. Recognized as a Winner of Distinction this was the 12th time to be recognized by the Better Business Bureau for service excellence. When asked what ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Friday, May 19, 2017
This year the Conroe Professional Firefighters Association, and First Financial Bank have decided to assist our local military veterans by donating 100% of the proceeds to the Conroe Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 4709. We feel it is important to get involved with our military families here in Montgomery County. Several of our own members have served in the military, a few have even served in ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Fun Facts, Press Release
Friday, May 19, 2017
Lone Star College-Montgomery conferred certificates of completion to more than 100 GED students on May 16. Attendees heard from Alexey Sanchez, a 2017 graduate who promised her friend Kyle Destry Clement they would tackle the test together. “When I began high school I was struggling with illnesses and it was really hard for me to go to school,” said Sanchez. Clement’s family ...read more
Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
Friday, May 19, 2017
Lone Star College-Montgomery and Brighton Academy have joined forces to offer on-campus childcare services beginning this fall. Brighton Academy utilizes research based curriculum, promotes a love for community service, and encourages child growth through play and caring communication. “We are pleased to offer childcare services on our campus, providing additional support to parents who are ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Friday, May 19, 2017
Norman Eugene Hartley Jr. or “J.R.” puts ability in ‘dis’ability. The 44 year old received his Human Services Certificate at Lone Star College-Montgomery ’s commencement ceremony May 12. “All my life I was in special education,” said Hartley. “A lot of people told me I could not go to college, but when I met my wife in 2011 she convinced me that I ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
The original, 24-hour Houston restaurant, Katz’s Deli and Bar has replaced Katz’s Express. The new restaurant brings the full Katz’s outstanding menu, waiter service, a complete rebranding, specialized dinner menu items, and its’ popular breakfast served 24 hours a day/7 days a week! Katz’s Deli in The Woodlands has a modern, stylish, Brooklyn-inspired neighborhood ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Rodgers Stein Chiropractic recently had a Patient Appreciation Day to give back to the community with a moonwalk, face painting, food, music, and every adjustment ($25) was donated to CASA! CASA received $2,000 from the event and will continue to be the nonprofit organization partnering with Rodgers Stein Chiropract for all events in 2017. Dr. Stacey Rodgers has practiced in Conroe since 2004. ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Monday, May 15, 2017
Bob Milner, Co-Owner of the award winning Mercedes-Benz of The Woodlands, was announced as a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award in Gulf Coast Area. The awards program, which is celebrating its 31st year, recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. The Woodlands ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, May 12, 2017
Stephanie “Roxy” Wood had just registered for all her classes at Lone Star College-Montgomery when she learned she needed to prove she was a ward of the state or she would be responsible for paying for all of her classes out of pocket. “Not having any family to depend on and only working a part time job, I was scared and stressed,” Wood remembers. “When I finally ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
Friday, May 12, 2017
Lone Star College-Montgomery has implemented QLess software, a service that empowers students to control their time by providing an interactive tool to request student services, reduce wait time experiences, and boost operation efficiencies for student success. Using QLess, LSC-Montgomery students have the ability to schedule appointments or join a virtual queue from on-site kiosks in the Student ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Friday, May 12, 2017
Planning the perfect day in Conroe just got much easier! We’re excited to unveil the Conroe Guide on www.PlayInConroe.com with integrated mobile apps, an interactive way to map out everything you don’t want to miss in Conroe. Designed with our partners at Visit Widget, this tool provides a new way to explore what the city has to offer, including upcoming events, popular restaurants, ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, Human Interest, Community
Friday, May 12, 2017
The Conroe Convention and Visitors Bureau hosted a luncheon Tuesday, May 9 at the Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce to commemorate National Travel and Tourism Week. The luncheon featured keynote speaker, noted travel and tourism researcher, Dr. James Petrick of Texas A&M who spoke of not only the economic impact of tourism on a community but also the health and lifestyle influences travel ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
At a meeting last week, the Lone Star Family Health Center (LSFHC) Board of Directors signed a letter of congratulations for U.S. Representative Kevin Brady on his receipt of the 2017 Distinguished Community Health Defender Award from the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC). This award recognizes elected officials that advocate for health center funding, co-sponsor important ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Political
Friday, April 28, 2017
When Kaitlyn McKinney walks across the stage at Lone Star College-Montgomery commencement on Friday, May 12 at The Woodlands Church - Fellowship Campus, she will be receiving her associates of arts before her high school diploma. McKinney is part of the first graduating class that has gone exclusively to iSchool High, a public charter school located on the LSC-Montgomery campus. Out of the 59 ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Friday, April 28, 2017
Lone Star College-Montgomery cuts the summer camp costs, but ups the fun! It is time to start thinking about keeping your kids busy this summer. Enrolling them in camps can be time consuming and costly, but it does not have to be! LSC-Montgomery can help. Send your kids and teens to college, Discovery College , that is! Discovery College is a fun, exciting and enriching program for seven to ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts
Friday, February 24, 2017
True to the name of the non-profit she runs outside of teaching at Lone Star College-Montgomery, Dr. Tarcia Hubert is truly ‘Making Awesome Things Happen’ (M.A.T.H.) in Montgomery County. Fresh off her trip to the White House for a conference focused on inclusive Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education for youth of color, Dr. Hubert is bringing her program to ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Tuesday, February 07, 2017
MODAERO announced today an expansion of their aviation-based event that was formed last year in Conroe, Texas. The MODAERO Festival and Air Show will take place June 2-4, 2017 at the Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport (KCXO) in Conroe, TX. The event began in 2016 as a national fly-in targeting the growing Millennial demographic, which according to FAA records accounts for more than 48% of all ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Fun Facts, Press Release