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Cookies and tee under the tree

Within the past few days a core group of Kingwood/ Humble area community leaders have stepped up and brainstormed a unique fundraising community event. The Inaugural “Cookies and Tea under the Tree” will be a cookie exchange festival for families of all ages. This event will be an added activity at the Tree Lighting at Town Center on December 5th.

The purpose of this event is to embrace the local families and business community and to offer a new and different event while raising funds for an annual revolving list of charitable organizations during the holiday season. This is the first annual event and the charity it will be benefiting is Family Time.



The Committee has committed to “seed” the cookie exchange with at least 100 dozen cookies. Sponsors are needed for the hot cider, hot chocolate, and tea as well as the cookie boxes for the Cookie Exchange. “Finale’ for Your Grand Event” is sponsoring the cookie decorating booth and their Pastry Chef, Glenna Artripe, will be giving decorating demonstrations throughout the day. Many volunteers will be needed the day of, to execute this event. To assist us with this please email Denise Krieger at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

What: “Cookies and Tea under the Tree” cookie exchange and festival
When: Saturday December 5th 10 AM until 7 PM
Where: Kingwood’s Town Center
Activities: Cookie exchange, cookie sampling, hot drinks, cookie decorating demonstrations by Finale’s Glenna Artripe, hands on kid’s cookie decorating tent
Cost: $5.00 donation and 2 dozen cookies per participating family or $10 donation without cookie donations

This committee of elves and holiday helpers are; Cherrie Ledoux, Denise Krieger, Cheryl Johnson, Gwendolyn Crawford, Robin Martinez, Tony Austin, Karen Boughton and Judy Cox. The event runs from 10 AM until 7 PM on December 5th.

The entry fee (donation) to participate in the “Christmas Tea under the Tree” cookie exchange festival” is a donation of 2 dozen cookies (homemade or store-bought) and $5.00. If you are not bringing cookies, the entry fee (donation) is $10.00. For each donation, participating families will be given an empty cookie box to fill with 1 dozen different cookies, and will have an opportunity to sample and enjoy a variety of cookies prior to filling their boxes. Included with your entry donation will be beverages, entry to the Cookie Contest and a Cookie Box to be filled from the Cookie Exchange. For sponsorship information, contact Cherrie Ledoux at “A Grand Affair” 832.527.2237 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..