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Harris County, TX:  Early voting for the combined general election ends Friday, November 2nd.  So avoid the crowds and head over to the Kingwood Library to cast your vote.  The polling station will be open from 7 am to 7 pm.


Halloween is a fun time for children and can be for parents as well.

The Houston Police Department reminds parents and children to follow their safety tips to help ensure a safe and fun Halloween for trick-or-treaters and their parents.


Houston Crackdown is the anti-drug division of the Mayor's Office of Public Safety and Homeland Security. Houston Crackdown, the anti-drug office since 1987, is observing its 20th annual Drug Prevention Month this October.


Houston, TX: Flex in the City 2007 is underway. The program encourages employers to try flexible work options for two weeks and measure the difference in productivity while the City of Houston measures the difference in mobility.


Keep Houston Beautiful is excited to offer a new neighborhood grant focusing on community beautification projects.

They will award a total of $10,000 (ranging from $500 to $2,500) to neighborhood groups for projects completed during this fiscal year (July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008). Applications may be submitted by civic associations, homeowners associations or 501(c) (3) non-profit organizations.


On September 4th, William R. Williams officially filed as a candidate for the Houston City Council District E election to be held on November 6th, 2007.  

Williams first announced his intentions to run on April 28th, 2007 at River Grove Park in Kingwood.  Since then, he has attended a variety of community meetings across this widespread and diverse district which encompasses Kingwood, Forest Cove, Clear Lake, and Sagemont.   Williams believes that listening is key to understanding each neighborhood’s unique issues, and pledges, “When I am elected to City Council, residents from all corners of District E can rest assured that their interests will be represented equally.”  


KINGWOOD, TEXAS – In celebration of World Card Making Day, Independent Stampin' Up! demonstrators throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand will hold various stamping and card making events October 4-8 to kick off the holiday card-making season.  Especially popular with card makers, World Card Making Day celebrates the creativity of handmade cards and the personal connection that they create when given to others.


Fall is the time of year when we return to our routines: time to get the kids back in school and get ourselves back on track. As we face the busy months ahead, don’t you wish we could just make our lives simpler and stress-free? This fall, return to a routine that works.  Why not schedule a day off for yourself and let us help you get organized! 


Kingwood resident, Germaine Porche' may be the first one to tell you that even coaches have a sense of humor. Germaine, who has been a management consultant for 18 years, has a long  history of coaching executives and teams to accelerate business performance.