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Thursday, February 15, 2018
This morning, Community Health Centers around the country breathed a large sigh of relief as they were notified that their funding for the next two years was secure.  “I was ecstatic to tell my staff and Board of Directors,” says LSFHC Chief Executive Officer, Karen Harwell, “This means a lot for our community. The 130 days was a tough wait for us, but our congressional representatives came ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, February 15, 2018
The Conroe Family Medicine Residency Program (CFMR) is launching a training track that will prepare Resident Physicians to care for patients that live in Medically Underserved Areas (MUA).   “People living in underserved areas face challenges managing their healthcare,” says CFMR Program Director, Lata Joshi, MD, “and they need physicians trained to help them understand their health and how to ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Three married couples employed at Lone Star College-Montgomery are proof that couples who work together may work better.  Researchers have studied work-linked couples and the findings are beneficial for both the couple and the employer. According to a study in the ‘Journal of Occupational Health Psychology’ researchers found work-linked spouses had a better work-family balance and improved ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Friday, February 09, 2018
Saturday, February, 17, 2018 Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce member Calyx Floral Company is hosting the Porsche Club of America's Lone Star Region at the Waterpoint Center on Lake Conroe (15320 Hwy. 105 West, Montgomery, Texas).  The club members are gathering for a winter tour of the Sam Houston National Forest and the Chennault Flying Academy at Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport and ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Milstead Automotive Group is proud to announce their “Buy One, Gift One” Oil Change promotion was successful over the holidays. Milstead Automotive customers purchased an oil change and Milstead Automotive gifted an oil change along with $5.00 in cash to the Crisis Assistance Center for needy families.  Milstead Automotive donated a combined total of $6,810.00 to Crisis Assistance Center.  “This ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Students decided a $500 grant for a local nonprofit as part of a class project in a special section of English 1301 at Lone Star College-Montgomery.  Each year, Professor Melissa Dennis assigns her students to research and identify the needs of five local nonprofit organizations. Students then write a formal proposal and make a presentation.Student Tre Richardson worked with Children’s Safe ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community, Education
Friday, January 05, 2018
Exchange Club of ConroePanel Discussion: Perspectives on Conroe’s Growth 3:00-4:00 p.m. Thursday, January 18, 2018 Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting Room 505 W. Davis St. Conroe, TX 77301   The Exchange Club of Conroe is pleased to sponsor a panel discussion featuring local community leaders offering their perspectives on Conroe’s future growth. Recently recognized as ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Lone Star Family Health Center (LSFHC) will launch a National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) in February, led by its new Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.   In the United States, diabetes is becoming an epidemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in ten Americans, or about 30 million people, have diabetes. The CDC estimates that over 35,500 ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Lone Star College-Montgomery has enrolled a record-breaking number of students in the fall 2017 semester.  The 15,914 students enrolled for fall 2017 marks a 10% increase from the 14,411 students enrolled in fall 2016.  “I think the increase is due to multiple factors,” said Dr. Michael Chavez, vice president of student success at LSC-Montgomery. “There is a growing population in this area, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Friday, November 03, 2017
The nursing program at Lone Star College-Montgomery has reached a new milestone of excellence. Graduates from the class of 2017 had a 100% first-time pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN®).  “We are very proud of our LSC-Montgomery nursing graduates," said Dr. Rebecca Riley, President at LSC-Montgomery. "Close collaboration between students and ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
The Conroe Symphony Orchestra is getting ready for its 21st Season and has announced the programming for the upcoming 2017-2018 Season, opening Monday, October 30, 2017 and continuing through June 30, 2018.   The Conroe Symphony Orchestra is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization made up of a mix of talented professional and amateur musicians with a wide age range.  The committed musicians that make ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release