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The latest news from the Kingwood Connection.

Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital will join America’s favorite walk, the March of Dimes March for Babies!

Funds raised during the walk will support crucial research and care for babies born premature or with birth defects, educate women about healthy pregnancy, provide comfort and information to families with a newborn in intensive care, and advocate for newborn screening and health insurance for all pregnant women and children. Since 1970, the walk has raised $1.8 billion to benefit babies.

Earlier this year, President Obama signed The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, with the intent of jumpstarting the economy by committing billions of dollars to a variety of initiatives.

The Economic Stimulus Package is full of opportunities for those business owners that are ready, willing, and able to go to work. It is our goal to ensure that you have access to the wide variety of contracting opportunity information available as a result of this initiative.

Kingwood professional organizer Ellen Delap and her company Professional - Organizer.com will be participating in this year’s Dress For Success Houston’s S.O.S. (Send One Suit) Drive. The effort, formerly known as Clean Out Your Closet Week, provides interview suits, confidence boosts and career development to more than 45,000 women in over 75 cities each year.

Commissioner Jerry Eversole is pleased to announce that the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department has confirmed the trout stocking dates at Bane Park and Burroughs Park.  The lakes at Bane and Burroughs parks will each be stocked with 2,000 rainbow trout on Friday, January 16, 2009.

Mark your calendar for January 23rd, and make plans to attend.  It's time for the AABY Foundation's 2009 Cocktail Party with this year's Honorary Chairman U.S. Congressman Ted Poe.  This event will be held at The Nathaniel Center where you can and are encouraged to bring your pups!

Wherever you are in Kingwood, signs of the festive season are evident with holiday decor on homes and businesses.  Each year, neighbors engage in friendly competition to win the title of the Best Yard Decorations for their village.

Mayor Bill White has announced that the City of Houston has embarked on a project expected to significantly improve the energy efficiency of 271 City buildings. Mayor White and the Houston City Council have signed a contract with Siemens and T.A.C. committing these 271 City facilities, totaling approximately 11 million square feet, to the Clinton Climate Initiative’s (CCI) Energy Efficiency Building Retrofit Program.

Life's Images Photography is excited to announce the arrival of the Hope Calendar for 2009! Inspiring all of us to hope, this year's calendar is themed "Wings of Hope", and ALL profits from calendar sales are being donated to Montgomery County Women's Center!

Kingwood Texas:  Although the dust has settled in the national and state elections, Humble and Kingwood area residents aren't quite done voting. The Humble Independent School District is holding a special election to allow for a $.13 increase in the Maintenance and Operations tax rate to bring the total school tax rate to $1.52 per thousand dollars of valuation.