News for Education

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: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Community, Education, General News Article
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Super Tax Day Kick-Off Event launches the tax service provided by Children’s Books on Wheels (CBOW) from 10:00am until 3:00pm at the Montgomery County Memorial Library Conroe Central Location, 104 I-45, in Conroe. In partnership with the IRS, Entergy,  CBOW provides Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) for families with an annual income of $57,000 or less by certified IRS volunteers at 15 ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
The 7th Annual Conroe Job Fair presented by the Conroe Economic Development Council (Conroe EDC) and the Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce will be held Tuesday, January 29 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. at the Lone Star Convention Center in Conroe. Job seekers will be able to browse careers in education, manufacturing, sales, finance, fitness, law enforcement, and real estate, among others. The Conroe ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Community, Education, 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 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: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest