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Experts from across the country will speak at a four-day Community Charrette on Homelessness to help develop a plan to prevent and end homelessness in Houston, Harris County and Fort Bend County.  A Charrette is an intensive planning process that jumpstarts and streamlines how a community develops or updates its Community Action Plan. 

 

When you that life will never be the same, it is time for change. That is the message of the Fractured No More . . . Hope is Here conference to be held August 9th through 11th, 2012, in Kingwood, Texas. Featuring international speaker, Sandra Sellmer Kersten, the conference will teach attendees how to break free of and heal from emotional and psychological trauma. Sponsored by The Whole House Ministry, the material is designed for both the individual as well as the caregiver.

To improve services, safety and the quality of life for all Houstonians, the City of Houston, in partnership with Data Shredding Services of Texas, Inc., is offering free document shredding  services to individual Houston residents once a month at different locations throughout the city. This month the event is in the Kingwood  area.

Does your pet have star appeal?  Enter your pet's photo for a chance to be featured in the 2013 AABY Ambassadog Calendar . A panel of judges will choose pets to be featured for a particular month. Professional photographer Charles W. Falk will photograph the winning entries for the calendar. "

"The 2012 calendar is fabulous. We have the cutest pets posing in the most wonderful backgrounds. Charles Falk takes the most incredible photos. I can't wait to see all the great four-legged beauties we have this year," said AABY executive director Kay Pass.

Do you believe in the power of prayer?  Have you felt the desire for evidence of a physical impact of prayer?  The Crossover Project's Kingwood Healing Room is offering a healing room training for five weeks beginning July 10thand ending August 7th from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the Nathaniel Center in Kingwood, Texas.  

 

The 3rd ANNUAL HAAM PILLARS OF THE COMMUNITY   " An evening of Hands and Hearts" will be held on September 15th 6 PM at The Kingwood Country Club. This event honors Lake Houston Area Couples who have gone above and beyond in giving their time and resources to their neighbors in need.   

You have the opportunity to nominate a couple who in your opinion shows exemplary and selfless efforts to help make this community a better place for all to live work and raise children. To receive a nomination form, they are available at their Humble location, 1302 1st Street. Humble, TX 77338 or you can download a copy from the web site.  http://www.haamministries.org/ Submission deadline is Friday July 20 th.

Put your detective skills to work and enjoy the musical mystery theatre of the Foul Case of the Missing Pheasant presented by Curtain Call Cafe and the Nathaniel Foundation.  

The musical will be performed at four convenient times this weekend.  Bring your friends and family and enjoy this special production by community residents.

For the fourth consecutive year, Temple Beth Torah (TBT) is receiving an award designating it as a "Community of Respect tm ."  This is an award given annually by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) to organizations that strive to share learning in respectful ways. 

Temple Beth Torah is receiving this award for participation and leadership in interfaith programming.  Several activities throughout the year qualified TBT for this award.  Three different Methodist church groups of confirmation students attended the temple's Friday night Shabbat services, welcomed by the temple members, enjoying special services that helped teach about Judaism and Jewish worship. 

Kingwood teens will be getting their glam on at the Prom Fashion Show  on Saturday, January 14, 2012, hosted at Kingwood Park High School.  The fashion show, sponsored by Once Upon a Time Bridal and Formal, will be held at the Kingwood Park High School Performing Arts Center.