Tag: Volunteer

College Park Reading for a Better Life Photo Gallery

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The Conroe Independent School District is promoting a culture of reading by calling to action all adults within the Conroe ISD community to devote at least 30 minutes a day to reading aloud to children. (photo gallery)

College Park HS, The Woodlands community answer call to aid in Harvey relief efforts

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College Park football players help to unload supplies from a U-Haul truck carrying food and water. College Park High School served as a temporary shelter on Monday, August 28, 2017, for evacuees following catastrophic flooding throughout the city of Houston after Hurricane Harvey’s historic rain fall

It has only been three days since Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coast, and the city of Houston continues to feel the effects of the historic storm. The 49 inches of rain recorded in southeast Houston is the greatest amount ever recorded from a tropical weather system in the lower 48 states, and the rain hasn’t stopped yet. read more…

Junior League of The Woodlands Appoints New Members to Board of Director The Woodlands

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Junior League of The Woodlands (JLTW) elected 10 accomplished individuals to serve on the 2017-2018 Junior League Board of Directors.
Laura Bomer, 2017-2018 President of Junior League of The Woodlands, announced the recent appointments of Jennifer Colerick, President-Elect, Linda Martens, Sustaining Advisor, Kathryne Pruitt, Communications VP, Tiffany Hustmyre, Community VP, Robyn Hicks, Finance VP, Allison Tinker, Membership VP, Kim Wende, Administrative Secretary, Katie Schonert, Treasurer/Finance Chair and Endira Hawkins, Advisory Planning / Bylaws Chair.
“These outstanding ladies were selected because of their long standing commitment to our community, passion for serving others and desire to fulfill the mission of our league,” said Bomer.
The new Junior League Board of Directors paid special thanks to outgoing Board Members Bobbi Jo Miller, Carol Durkee, Sarah Paul, Julie Sanchez, Angela Strong, Allison Judge, Jamie Hollis, and Kim Willing. The new Board Members will bring years of service on various committees and expertise in a wide variety of fields to the already seasoned Junior League Board.
Junior League of The Woodlands had a very successful 2016-2017 year.
In May, JLTW welcomed 69 new members to its ranks, awarded over $80,000 in grants totaling over $225,000 in annual gifts and programming given back to the community, and honored many important and deserving members and projects. This year, the new Board Members bring a new budget, fresh ideas and inspiration as the League gears up for another amazing year of service, training, and improvement.
Junior League of The Woodlands is an organization of women committed to promoting
voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. For information on Junior League of The Woodlands Inc., please visit jlthewoodlands.org  

TWHS student donates toys on behalf of Hasbro, challenges other to volunteer

Ashley Davis, a junior at The Woodlands High School, is not only spreading joy, but she is making it this Christmas season.

Photo: Jason Fochtman
Photo: Jason Fochtman

Davis, 17, applied and registered to be ‘A Joy Maker’ through Generation On, a national volunteer organization that she has participated in for five years.

“Hasbro teamed up with Generation On and generously supplied the toys and games, sending me 200 new toys and games to donate and spread joy to those in need this holiday,” Davis said. “I was excited when I found out that I get to serve as an ambassador for Hasbro and The Joy Maker Challenge.”

She plans to add to the Hasbro donations by adding hand-made cards and including clothing donations. click here for complete story