Earlier this month the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Association (HLSR) bestowed $84,000.00 in 2006 scholarships to seven Humble Independent School District seniors.  Christina Galvan and Abbey Konz from Humble High School, Christine Adolphe, Yi Guo, Meredith Mosier, and Christine Wilson from Kingwood High School, and LaTonya Wilson from Quest High School each received a $12,000 award. 

What lurks in our most important kitchen space? The pantry!  When we organize, it is the spot that will most save time and money, as well as reduce stress (especially at 5pm!)  The pantry can be stocked with items on sale for daily use and to protect us in those emergency situations too.  It is also the spot to begin party planning.  Use these effortless steps to organize your pantry.   

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. 

Birding enthusiasts are invited to join or form a team of fellow birders Saturday, May 13, at 7:30 a.m. to help identify as many species of birds as possible, and even win a great prize! Ages 12 and up.

Make your voice heard in the management of HISD schools by voting in the Board of Trustees elections.  Early voting is going on now through May 9th at the Humble ISD Administration Building (20200 Eastway Village Drive, Humble) or at the Instructional Support Center (4810 Magnolia Cove Drive, Kingwood).  Early voting hours are 8 am to 5 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, and 8 am to 7 pm on Thursday. 

Precinct 4 Commissioner Jerry Eversole invites residents to join him Saturday, April 22, at 10 a.m. for the grand opening of the Jones-Bender Trail, the inaugural section of the Spring Creek Greenway Trailhead. Hike, bike, run or take a leisurely stroll on this beautiful tree-lined trail on the east end of Jones Park. Light refreshments will be served following the ribbon cutting ceremony. Please R.S.V.P. to (281) 353-8100, ext. 105 by Wednesday, April 19. Open to all ages.