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The latest news from the Kingwood Connection.

Kingwood professional organizer Ellen Delap and her company Professional - 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.

Kingwood , TX:  The hotly contested election season is drawing to a close.  Tuesday, November 4th, is Election Day. If you haven't already taken advantage of the early voting period,November 4th is the final chance to make your voice heard.

Don't let the winter doldrums get you down, take a class or two at your local community center. The May Community center has released the winter class line up.  Beyond the art, craft, language and exercise classes that are perennial favorites, several new classes have been added including classes on Line Dancercise and Wii playtime.