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The Memorial Hermann Foundation received a $200,000 grant from the Hearst Foundations to support a system wide Supportive Medicine Program for chronically ill patients.

"Think of a microscope.  It takes diffused light and focuses it.  That is what a laser is, focused light," explained Dr. Michael Wynn in the beginning of our conversation about light, lasers, and podiatry.  Dr Wynn is the primary podiatrist and owner of Foot Care Associates of Texas, located in Kingwood along the 59 service road.  While foot and ankle surgery may seem more pedestrian and not an area of cutting edge medical technology, Dr. Wynn is not your average podiatrist.

Forty-five years after the first Chick-fil-A® restaurant opened in an Atlanta mall, pioneering mall food courts and introducing its signature boneless-breast-of-chicken sandwich, the chain will celebrate the opening of its first stand-alone restaurant in Kingwood on Oct. 25 by giving away a free year's supply of Chick-fil-A to the first 100 adults in line grand opening morning.  

On Saturday, September 15th, from 10 am to noon, SarahCare® Kingwood will celebrate National Adult Daycare Week with an open house showcasing the facilities.  The highlight of the open house is the opportunity to participate in the Virtual Dementia Tour (VDT), which is a method that creates a sensory simulation of what a person with dementia experiences.  

As an innovator in health care, First Choice Emergency Room is bringing a branded Monster Truck, The First Choice ER Whambulance, to provide an interactive experience for the community to learn more about its facility as an alternative option for emergency care.  Visitors can take a photo by the 14 foot tall Monster Truck, sign up to win a remote control mini-Whambulance and take turns racing trucks around a mini-track.

Talk about in with the in-crowd. What do Elite Athletes, Olympians, Oscar Stars, and the Hollywood in-crowd have in common with Zammitti's? Just one of the best tasting and best for you energy drinks around. REV3.

The Regular monthly "Super Saturday" training seminar for Houston and Kingwood area USANA was enhanced greatly by the inclusion of these well-known presenters and motivation speakers this past weekend. Both are Directors in USANA Health Sciences and shared a wealth of knowledge with the Houston team.  

This month's "Super Saturday" training seminar for Houston included two nationally known presenters and motivation speakers, Jordan Kemper and Brian Bohlke.  Both are Directors in USANA Health Sciences and shared a wealth of knowledge with the Houston team.  The event attracted attendees from around the state and some from as far away as Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Florida.  The event, a sellout, was held at The Greenspoint Athletic Club.

Visit Warren's Southern Gardens, located at 1675 Northpark Drive in Kingwood , for some fun-filled activities this holiday season! The December programs at Warren's are free, so register today by calling (281) 354-6111 or e-mailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Warren's Southern Gardens is pleased to provide the Kingwood community and surrounding area with bulk rock, landscape materials, unique flowers and plants, and the Magnolia Blossom Home & Garden Boutique. Visit Warren's Southern Gardens Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Jill Hickman Companies is a full-service leadership consulting firm whose mission is to transform people and business to fulfill greatest potential, achieving success with integrity.  August marks the 14th year for this woman-owned business, but this year, there is even more reason for Jill Hickman to celebrate as her daughter, Cara, joins the firm as Director of Sales and Marketing. 

"My daughter is an amazing individual with incredible energy and creative talent.  She worked for me while going to school, and now, after working in the corporate marketing world, she's ready to jump into the world of entrepreneurship with me," says Jill Hickman.  With Cara joining the team, Jill Hickman Companies can reach more individuals and companies that are looking for the talent edge to become more successful in today's market.