Dated:  Friday, September 23rd

Kingwood Area Emergency Shelters

Several Humble ISD schools will be opened as emergency shelters to weather the storm.  They will open at 12 pm today.  Bring your own supplies and be in place by 6:00 PM today for lock down.

Germaine Porché of Kingwood, Texas, has been selected as one of the 2006 Top Ten Business Women of ABWA, an annual award that has been given by the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) since 1956.  Each year ABWA recognizes 10 members for outstanding achievement in their careers, community involvement and educational development.  Those who are selected represent ABWA during a year of travel, public speaking and mentoring.

Whether you are new to the area and are just getting your fit wet or have lived in Kingwood since there was just one road into town, come to the Flavor of the Forest, Kingwood's community-wide "Welcome to the Neighborhood" party on Saturday, September 17th.

Are you getting overwhelmed with all of the donation and relief efforts?  The Kingwood Chamber is coordinating efforts and information to streamline the efforts

There are a number of donation drop-off sites for victims of the Katrina (Update 9/8/05)

Clothing Donations

According to  several of the donation centers, they are well stocked on clothing, other than men's XXX. 

Is your attic filled with unused baby items?  Or are you trying to outfit a nursery without breaking the bank?

If so, visit the First Steps Baby Sale sponsored by First United Methodist Church of Humble on October 1st.  The First Steps sale is a baby, kids, and maternity consignment sale benefiting Children’s Weekday Ministries.