Business News

News and happenings from North Houston area businesses.


Kingwood, TX:  Are you a single in Kingwood and looking for a way to meet people?  Kingwood Coffee, located at 1755 Northpark Drive, will be sponsoring a weekly "Singles Mingle" starting on October 5th.


Humble TX:  The Humble Artesian Chapter of ABWA and Dillards of Deerbrook Mall are hosting Fall Fashion Extravaganza on Tuesday, October 3rd from 5:30 to 8:00 pm


Do you have a small business?  If so, don't miss the Legal and Tax Seminar sponsored by the Humble Area Chamber of Commerce on August 23rd.

The seminar is free to members, $10 for nonmembers.

The seminar will be held from  8:30 to 10:30 am at Kingwood College in the Teaching Theater Room 114 in the Class Building A located off of Sorters Road. 


Merchants located in the Court of Kingwood are celebrating summer and holding a customer appreciation open house on Thursday, July 27th. The open house will be held from 10 am to 6 pm.  Ribbon cutting ceremonies will be held at 11:30 am for  the Merry-Go-Round, Kids in Action, IXMAN Mortgage and Curves.


Learn about the latest technology available for small businesses at the Kingwood Chamber of Commerce TechFEST 2006 on Thurs., May 11 from 2-5 p.m. at the Nathaniel Center, 804 Russell Palmer Road, Kingwood. The event is free and open to the public. TechFEST will feature speakers and vendor booths showcasing hot technological trends such as Web site optimization and network security. 


 Jump start your business in 2006 and attend the “Developing a Marketing Plan” seminar series sponsored by Legacy Marketing Services.

The first session on November 8th will cover how to define a marketing message and will walk attendees through identifying their target market, identifying an appeal, creating a corporate identity, identifying campaign themes, and developing a promotional package. 


Modern Woodmen of America, a fraternal financial services organization with offices in Humble, has designated up to $416,600 to Hurricane Katrina relief efforts.


Germaine Porché of Kingwood, Texas, has been selected as one of the 2006 Top Ten Business Women of ABWA, an annual award that has been given by the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) since 1956.  Each year ABWA recognizes 10 members for outstanding achievement in their careers, community involvement and educational development.  Those who are selected represent ABWA during a year of travel, public speaking and mentoring.


Study shows 48 million households say they need more life insurance coverage

Forty-four percent of U.S. households (48 million) say they need more life insurance coverage, according to LIMRA International’s 2005 Life Insurance Ownership Study of household financial decision makers.