Lennar, one of the nation's largest homebuilders, today pledged at least $1 million to the United Way of Greater Houston Flood Relief Fund to help victims of Hurricane Harvey.
The Lennar Foundation will make an immediate $1 million donation to the fund and also will match contributions dollar-for-dollar made by its 9,000 associates nationwide.
Civil Air Patrol Cadet 2nd Lt. Edward Olson is often mistaken for being older than 16. You would never believe that someone so young has achieved what Olson has. Olson is the recipient of the Mitchell award--a prestigious award given for leadership accomplishments. Civil Air Patrol, or CAP, is an auxiliary organization of the United States Air Force. CAP is composed of volunteer, citizen airmen who provide emergency services in disaster situations. Olson is a junior at Summer Creek High School and has been a member of the Kingwood-based CAP cadet program since he was 12.
Valley Ranch is quickly becoming a retail mecca on 59. TJ Maxx and Burlington are expected to open at the Valley Ranch Town Center in the fall. In addition to apparel, the clothing retailers also carry an assortment of fine jewelry, home goods, shoes and accessories.
Opera and music enthusiasts are invited to the Kingwood Summer Opera Concert on Aug. 12. “Pirates, Poets, and Potions” is a presentation of opera and operetta performances by Lone Star College-Kingwood’s music students. The show will take place at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on the college’s Main Stage in the Performing Arts Center.
In recognition of world breastfeeding week, the Women's and Children's Center at Kingwood Medical Center in parternship with La Leche League of Kingwood is hosting a baby fair! There will be a variety of vendors and tons of great raffle prizes, maternity and children's apparel fashion show, community resources, and taster sessions of some of favorite baby activities. Babies and strollers welcome. No registration required. Kingwood Medical Center, August 5, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.