News for Human Interest

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas, March 19, 2019 – Natalie Saikowski Goertz has been named as Senior Vice President at Guaranty Bank & Trust in Conroe, serving in a dual role as Treasury Management Officer and Community Development Officer effective March 4, 2019.  Troy England, Houston Area Chairman, and Nick Davis, Conroe Regional President, are pleased to announce the Board of Directors’ ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, General News Article, 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: Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Papers/Research, Fun Facts
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
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
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
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
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