Around Town September 2010 Around Town September 2010

TOMBALL ABWA AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP. The Tomball Charter Chapter of American Business Women’s Association presented a $1,500 scholarship to Angela Shepherd, a student of Lone Star College who will pursue a degree in Criminal Justice at …

Woodlands Business News September 2010 Woodlands Business News September 2010

LJF Associates Advertising/Public Relations won the 2010 Communicator Awards Award of Distinction for The Woodlands-based Bush Law Firm P.C. logo design.
As one of more than 7,000 entrants, LJF Associates Inc. won the award by submitting …

Komen Houston Race for the Cure Set for Oct. 2 Komen Houston Race for the Cure Set for Oct. 2

Montgomery County survivor shares inspirational story
The Komen Houston Race for the Cure is turning 20 in 2010. This year’s race will take place on Oct. 2 in downtown Houston.
Paula Sharp, a Montgomery County resident, has …

In the Pink of Health Luncheon In the Pink of Health Luncheon

Author and breast cancer “thriver” Laura Ingraham slated as guest speaker
Radio talk show host, political commentator, New York Times best-selling author and breast cancer “thriver” Laura Ingraham will be the guest speaker at the 10th …

The Woodlands Celebration of Excellence Gala is Texas Proud

Event honors 2010 Hometown Heroes and supports Interfaith of The Woodlands
“Texas Proud” perfectly describes this year’s The Woodlands Celeb­ration of Excellence Gala, which will be held on Oct. 2 from 6 p.m.-11 p.m. at The …

More Than Just Dogs and Parks More Than Just Dogs and Parks

Generous community support aids animals and local shelter
Spencer, the black lab, has a new home, and The Woodlands Dog Park Club has new funding to help other dogs like Spencer.
Gifts of $25,000 from The McCullough …

Disorganized? What to Do? Disorganized? What to Do?

Simple, sensible solutions for staying organized
The average person wastes about 55 minutes every day looking for things they own but cannot find. We spend weekends sorting through paper piles, rushed mornings trying to find kids’ …

Retiring from Work Doesn’t Mean Retiring from Life Retiring from Work Doesn’t Mean Retiring from Life

Ways to stay mentally and physically fit throughout life
September is Healthy Aging Month. Established 15 years ago as the Baby Boomer generation began reaching age 50, Healthy Aging® is a national health initiative developed to …

Just for Busy Moms Just for Busy Moms

Easy and quick Fall recipes that can be worked in around after-school sports, dance and academic events

BBQ Spring Rolls
1 lb. Byron’s Fully Cooked Pork BBQ
1 package spring roll wrappers
1 cup vegetable oil
Thaw …

Texas Children’s Hospital Tips for a Safe and Healthy Back-to-School Texas Children’s Hospital Tips for a Safe and Healthy Back-to-School

Help your child have a successful school year
From sleep schedules, nutrition, immunizations, heart health, heat illnesses and more, Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston provides parents with tips to ensure their children have a safe, healthy …

Fashion Finds & Stylish Essentials Fashion Finds & Stylish Essentials

The best replicas in fine jewelry for today’s sophisticated and successful woman. Handcrafted and designed by some of the finest Italian artisans using sterling silver, semi-precious stones and Swarovski crystals.

Discoveries Sep 2010 Discoveries Sep 2010

Wine Barrel Chandelier
Handcrafted from reclaimed French oak wine barrel staves and hoops. Each fixture is unique, with cracks and variations in the wood to be expected. Waxed rust finish. restorationhardware.com

Fall in Houston: Time to Get Outdoors Poolside parties can continue a while longer Fall in Houston: Time to Get Outdoors Poolside parties can continue a while longer

Even though September means “fall” in some parts of the country, in Houston it’s still warm enough for outdoor entertaining. While summer is almost over for this year, it’s not too late to be …

Juxtaposed and eclectic, Yin and Yang – It’s all about home design Juxtaposed and eclectic, Yin and Yang –  It’s all about home design

If you like it, use it; there’s no right or wrong in furniture choices this year
A renewed interest by homeowners in upgrading their homes is expected to have a positive effect on the furniture market …

Book Reviews Sep 2010 Book Reviews Sep 2010

Six Weeks to Sleeveless and Sexy
Transform your arms into your hottest accessory with the book Six Weeks to Sleeveless and Sexy: The 5-Step Plan to Sleek, Strong, and Sculpted Arms.
Author and nutrition-and-fitness-coach-to-the-stars JJ Virgin’s simple, …

Ready Yourself for Fall Sep 2011 Ready Yourself for Fall Sep 2011

Recent red wine discoveries — great values
Here are a bevy of red beauties—all great values in their respective price ranges. Buy now, and when it starts to cool off in mid October, it’s time …

Buick Regal & Mercedes S400 Hybrid Buick Regal & Mercedes S400 Hybrid

Buick Regal
Class: Midsize Sedan
Drivetrain: Front-Wheel Drive
Starting price: about $27,000
Buick gets sporty.
If you go back far enough in Buick history, you’ll actually find some sporty models in the lineup. In recent history, however, “Buick” and “sporty” …

A Resort Feel A Resort Feel

These homeowners need look no further than home
for relaxation and views
This couple needn’t trek hundreds of miles to an exotic location to tap that vacation spirit. It starts at their front door.

Happenings in the Woodlands August 2010 Happenings in the Woodlands August 2010

Cats And Dogs At Montgomery County
Animal Shelter Need A Home
ONGOING
Montgomery County Animal Shelter has experienced a tremendous jump in the number of animals surrendered to the shelter. Incoming dogs have increased exponentially since the beginning …

Woodlands People and Events with Missy Herndon August 2010 Woodlands People and Events with Missy Herndon August 2010

Missy Herndon reports on parties, luncheons, galas, soirees, and socials in The Woodlands! This month…
-Wine and Food Week
-Annual Red, Hot and Blue Festival and Fireworks Extravaganza
-Light The Night Walk Corporate Mixer

Woodlands Schools, Sports, Students August 2010 Woodlands Schools, Sports, Students August 2010

LITTLE FIRECRACKER ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED – Megan McKeough, a seventh-grader, has been selected as the grand prize winner for the 2010 Red, Hot & Blue Little Firecracker Essay Contest sponsored by the University of …

Around Town August 2010 Around Town August 2010

DIAMOND STAR RANCH HAS FIRST  “DIAMOND STAR PRINCESS.” Not only did 10-year-old Karen Sears attend Pinebrook Farms Camp for the first time in her life as a Diamond Star Ranch Youth Initiative sponsorship recipient, but …