Events for August 2016
Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce
Aug 02   Government & Legislative Affairs Committee Meeting
Date:   August 2, 2016
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Location:   Tomball Chamber Board Room
Aug 02   GTACC Ambassador Monthly Meeting
The GTACC Ambassadors represent the Chamber, encourage membership, promote goodwill as well as support & participate in various Chamber functions. If you'd like more information about this dynamic committee please contact:
Wes Burke, Committee Chair at 281-210-4567
wburke@cleaniswhatwemean.com
 
Date:   August 2, 2016
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Location:   GTACC Chamber - Upstairs Boardroom
29201 Quinn Rd., Suite B
Tomball, Texas 77375
Contact:   281-351-7222
Email:   admin@tomallchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, August 2
12pm-1pm
Fees/Admission:   Members exclusive group - no fee for members to participate
Aug 05   First Friday Luncheon
Speaker: Hank Moore, internationally known business guru.

Hank Moore has been inducted into more halls of fame than any other business figure in Texas, the first to be inducted into the U.S. Business Hall of Fame.   


He received the Lifetime Achievement Award, as one of Houston's community leaders.  He has been nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for his book “Houston Legends." He is the highest level of business overview expert and is in that rarified circle of experts such as Peter Drucker, Tom Peters, Steven Covey, Peter Sengie and W. Edwards Deming.  Drucker termed Hank Moore's Business Tree™ as the most original business model of the past 50 years.

Hank Moore advises companies about growth strategies, visioning, planning and Big Picture issues which profoundly affect the business climate.  
He has presented Think Tanks for five U.S. Presidents and has spoken at six Economic Summits. He will sign his books “Pop Icons and Business Legends,” "The Business Tree” and “Houston Legends.”
Our featured speaker is Hank Moore, internationally known business guru. Hank Moore has been inducted into more halls of fame than any other business figure in Texas, the first to be inducted into the U.S. Business Hall of Fame.   

He received the Lifetime Achievement Award, as one of Houston's community leaders.  He has been nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for his book “Houston Legends."
He is the highest level of business overview expert and is in that rarified circle of experts such as Peter Drucker, Tom Peters, Steven Covey, Peter Sengie and W. Edwards Deming.  Drucker termed Hank Moore's Business Tree™ as the most original business model of the past 50 years.


Hank Moore advises companies about growth strategies, visioning, planning and Big Picture issues which profoundly affect the business climate.  
He has presented Think Tanks for five U.S. Presidents and has spoken at six Economic Summits. He will sign his books “Pop Icons and Business Legends,” "The Business Tree” and “Houston Legends.”

 
Date:   August 5, 2016
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Location:  

Lone Star College Tomball
Beckendorf Conference Center
30555 Tomball Parkway, Tomball, TX 77375

Email:   admin@tomballchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Friday, August 5, 2016
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   $17 pp
Aug 05   Health & Wellness Alliance Health & Wellness Expo
We are excited to be hosting this event as a part of Tomball Night!! The Health & Wellness Expo will offer area families a unique and interactive evening of fun focused on keeping them healthy and active! Our goal is to increase awareness about the resources available in our community that promote healthy family lifestyles.
Click here to download vendor application.
Date:   August 5, 2016
Time:   05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Tomball Community Center 221 Market Street, Tomball, Texas 77375
Contact:   Dawna Dyson, Event Coordinator 281-381-0432
Email:   Dawna@DDyson.net
Date/Time Details:   Friday, August 5, 2016 from 5-8pm During Tomball Night which runs from 5-10pm.
Fees/Admission:   FREE & OPEN to PUBLIC Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities: o $1000 Presenting Sponsor o $500 Platinum Sponsors o $250 Gold Sponsors o $130 Choice Booth Spaces o $100 Standard Booth Spaces
Aug 05   Tomball Night 2016 - Remarkable city-wide festival!

2016 Tomball Night! Family Friendly Event!
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Tomball Night starts at 5pm and ends after the firework display at approx. 9:45 pm.  Live Entertainment! Kids Activities! Food! Drinks! LOTS OF SHOPPING! Participating local businesses stay open late offering specials, give-aways and door prizes! Vendor booths will be in the downtown area & the following streets will be closed to thru traffic: 100 block of Commerce St., N. Walnut St., S. Walnut St., Market St. (100/200/300 blocks) and S. Elm.
 
Mystery Shoppers will be all over Tomball. You will win $100 bill if you ask the right person, “Are you the Mystery Shopper?” 
 
The Parade of Lights begins at 9:15 pm and will run east on Main St. (FM 2920) from Buvinghausen Rd. to the railroad tracks, then turn left on Peach St.  Fireworks will follow immediately after the parade at The Depot (S. Elm/Market St.) at approx. 9:45 pm.
 
A car show will be presented by Niftee Fiftees Classic Cruisers from 6 pm-10 pm at Tomball Marketplace (FM 2920 west of 249 bypass near Academy).
 
Health Expo from 5 pm – 8pm in the Community Center located at 221 Market St.
 
Attendance and parking are free. There is a parking lot on N. Elm by the railroad tracks, behind & in front of City Hall at 401 Market St. and parking can be found along the side streets throughout downtown Tomball.
 

Be watching for a complete list of Tomball Night activities as the event approaches in The Potpourri.

 

Date:   August 5, 2016
Time:   05:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:   All Over Tomball!
--Vendor Booths & kids activities will be primarily centered in the downtown area & the following streets will be closed to thru traffic: 100 block of Commerce St., N. Walnut St., S. Walnut St., Market St. (100/200/300 blocks) and S. Elm.
--Participating local businesses stay open late offering specials, give-aways and door prizes!
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A car show will be presented by Niftee Fiftees Classic Cruisers from 6 pm-10 pm at Tomball Marketplace (FM 2920 west of 249 bypass near Academy).
--Attendance and parking are free. There is a parking lot on N. Elm by the railroad tracks, behind & in front of City Hall at 401 Market St. and parking can be found along the side streets throughout downtown Tomball.

-Health Expo from 5 pm – 8pm in the Community Center located at 221 Market St.
-The Parade of Lights begins at 9:15 pm and will run east on Main St. (FM 2920) from Buvinghausen Rd. to the railroad tracks, then turn left on Peach St.  Fireworks will follow immediately after the parade at The Depot (S. Elm/Market St.) at approx. 9:45 pm.



 
Email:   bbeyer@tomballchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Friday, August 5, 2016
The fun begins at 5 pm!
Fees/Admission:   No Entrance Fees!
Aug 05   First Friday DaVinci Artists Gallery Event

The DaVinci Artists Gallery invites you to a social evening of art and inspiration in our beautiful downtown Tomball!  You will get a chance to meet and greet with the DaVinci Artists, appreciate local art, network with other art lovers, and enjoy our complimentary appetizers and libations.  While you are there, ask one of our DaVinci artist about our exciting new event: DaVinci DiVino Paint Parties.  Discover Tomball’s best kept secret, The DaVinci Artists Gallery!

Date:   August 5, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   https://www.facebook.com/DaVinciartists
Location:   DaVinci Artists Gallery at 315 W. Main St.
Contact:   315 W. Main St., Tomball, Tx 77375 / (281) 516-9595 / davinciartistsgallery.org
Email:   hlozanocomv@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   6pm - 9pm on the first Friday monthly
Fees/Admission:   Free
Aug 06   1st Saturday Free Narrated Glass Blowing Demo
Date:   August 6, 2016
Website:   http://www.threedimensionalvisions.com
Location:   Three Dimensional Visions
Email:   spm3dv@me.com
Date/Time Details:   3-5 pm
Fees/Admission:   Free
Aug 06   Farmers Market Tomball
Farmers Market Tomball at Main and S. Walnut, in the former TISD parking lot - Saturday mornings
For more info contact:
tomballfarmersmarket@gmail.com
Date:   August 6, 2016
Time:   09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Email:   tomballfarmersmarket@gmail.com
Aug 06   International Friends of Tomball
International Friends of Tomball
Share Culture - Grow Understanding
Build Community
Date:   August 6, 2016
Time:   11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location:   Tomball Public Library (at Lone Star College Tomball)
1st Floor Meeting Room
Contact:   Jena 832-768-0590
Email:   Tomballfriends@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   1st Saturday of the month
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Aug 06   "IGi-lympics" at IGi Playground
IGi Playground is hosting a special event where parents can bring their budding professional athletes-to-be. The event will include fun and games for all ages, including some special activities for the parents. And every child will get to go home with a medal that they’ve earned. The $20 all-day entrance ticket also provides an IGi boxed lunch and a candy bag. IGi (pronounced “Iggy”) is the newest indoor play center for children to hit The Woodlands area, complete with fun slides, ball pit, epic tunnels and trampolines, cool obstacles, amazing zip line, sweet candy bar and a fantastic maze. The facilities also include private party rooms with video conferencing, crafts, a healthy snack bar, an in-house candy store and even a frozen yogurt bar. IGi is specialized for entertainment for children from age infant to 13.
Date:   August 6, 2016
Time:   12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Website:   http://www.igiplayground.com
Location:   3759 FM 1488 in The Woodlands
Contact:   832-299-6666
Email:   les@igitrading.net
Date/Time Details:   August 6, 2016 12:00 Noon - 2:00 PM
Fees/Admission:   $20 all-day entrance ticket also provides an IGi boxed lunch and a candy bag.
Aug 09   Tomball Study Club
Tomball Study Club meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at Amegy Bank, 28201 SH 249, Tomball  Meeting times are  Noon till 1pm
 
September 11--Speaker is Tiffany Breed, owner of The Calendar Garden in Magnolia
October 9--Speaker is Tomball Fire Chief Randy Pharr
November 13--This meeting is our annual Christmas party.  We will meet at Gianna's Italian Restaurant.
January 8--Speaker is Mrs. Nevaire Richardson, who is speaking on the special bond of grandmothers.
February 12--Speaker is Mrs. Loma Holmes, from TEAM.  Each person is asked to bring canned goods for a donation to the food pantry.
March 12--The Rusty Hooters is a musical group that will provide us with entertainment.
April 9--Annual Style Show with area models showing us the latest fashions.
May 14--We will have our meeting at the beautiful Ashelynn Manor Plantation located at 25276 Nichols Sawmill Rd in Magnolia
 
Date:   August 9, 2016
Location:   Tomball Study Club meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at Amegy Bank, 28201 SH 249, Tomball  Meeting times are  Noon till 1pm
Email:   grlang@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:   Tomball Study Club meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at Amegy Bank, 28201 SH 249, Tomball  Meeting times are  Noon till 1pm
Aug 09   Mobility & Transportation Committee Meeting
Date:   August 9, 2016
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Location:   29201 Quinn Rd.
Tomball, Texas  77375
Upstairs Conference Room
Contact:   281-351-7222
Aug 09   Wheels for the World
Bethesda Lutheran Communities has come along side Joni and Friends in partnership with their Wheels for the World program. Do you have a manual wheelchair that is no longer being used? Donate your wheelchair or parts on August 9th to help an individual who desperately needs one. A tax deductible receipt will be provided. Joni and Friends Wheels for the World teams extend the love of Jesus Christ as they deliver wheelchairs to people with disabilities worldwide. You can change a life with the gift of mobility!
Date:   August 9, 2016
Time:   08:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Bethesda Lutheran Communities 18937 KZ Road Cypress, Texas 77433
Contact:   Ashley Standerwick Strategic Partnerships Bethesda Lutheran Communities 920-285-0785
Email:   ashley.standerwick@mailblc.org
Date/Time Details:   August 9th, 2016 Drop of time - 8am-7pm
Aug 09   Business After Hours Hosted by First Community Credit Union
You're invited to a
Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours
hosted by
First Community Credit Union
 
Door Prizes - Hors d'oeuvres - Beer & Wine
RSVP: kayla.costello@fccu.org
 

 
Date:   August 9, 2016
Time:   05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:  
28850 Tomball Parkway, Tomball, TX  77375
Email:   RSVP: kayla.costello@fccu.org
Date/Time Details:  
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 from 5 pm - 7pm
Aug 11   12th Annual MCUW Back to School ?Socks & Undies Drive?
Help us prepare children in Montgomery County to start the 2016-2017 school year. Donate a NEW pair of age-appropriate socks or undies for boys and girls in grades K-12 from August 14th - August 22nd. Your gift maybe the only NEW clothing item a child receives to start the school year, so please give generously to help students go back to school with confidence. All donations will benefit children in Montgomery County. Drop off location: Montgomery County United Way 1600 Lake Front Circle, Suite 248 The Woodlands, Texas 77380
Date:   August 11, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Email:   Summer@mcuw.org
Aug 11   ABWA Tomball Charter Chapter
Join us for our monthly meeting for networking, a new program each month, dinner and our Chapter business meeting.  Guests, both men and women, are welcomed.
Date:   August 11, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://www.abwatomball.org
Location:   Lone Star College - Tomball Campus location - Room S160
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
Contact:   Lou Barron
Email:   lhbarron@sbcglobal.net
Date/Time Details:   6:00pm on  the 2nd Thursday of each month
Fees/Admission:   $15.00 for members / $18.00 for guests
Aug 12   12th Annual MCUW Back to School ?Socks & Undies Drive?
Help us prepare children in Montgomery County to start the 2016-2017 school year. Donate a NEW pair of age-appropriate socks or undies for boys and girls in grades K-12 from August 14th - August 22nd. Your gift maybe the only NEW clothing item a child receives to start the school year, so please give generously to help students go back to school with confidence. All donations will benefit children in Montgomery County. Drop off location: Montgomery County United Way 1600 Lake Front Circle, Suite 248 The Woodlands, Texas 77380
Date:   August 12, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Email:   Summer@mcuw.org
Aug 13   2nd Saturday at The Depot
Please bring your family to enjoy games, music, entertainment & a movie at dark!
Date:   August 13, 2016
Location:   The Train Depot
Downtown Tomball
201 S. Elm St.
Contact:   Rosalie Dillon 281-610-2595
Date/Time Details:   Opens at 5pm. Movie at Dark.
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Aug 13   Farmers Market Tomball
Farmers Market Tomball at Main and S. Walnut, in the former TISD parking lot - Saturday mornings
For more info contact:
tomballfarmersmarket@gmail.com
Date:   August 13, 2016
Time:   09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Email:   tomballfarmersmarket@gmail.com
Aug 13   12th Annual MCUW Back to School ?Socks & Undies Drive?
Help us prepare children in Montgomery County to start the 2016-2017 school year. Donate a NEW pair of age-appropriate socks or undies for boys and girls in grades K-12 from August 14th - August 22nd. Your gift maybe the only NEW clothing item a child receives to start the school year, so please give generously to help students go back to school with confidence. All donations will benefit children in Montgomery County. Drop off location: Montgomery County United Way 1600 Lake Front Circle, Suite 248 The Woodlands, Texas 77380
Date:   August 13, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Email:   Summer@mcuw.org
Aug 14   12th Annual MCUW Back to School ?Socks & Undies Drive?
Help us prepare children in Montgomery County to start the 2016-2017 school year. Donate a NEW pair of age-appropriate socks or undies for boys and girls in grades K-12 from August 14th - August 22nd. Your gift maybe the only NEW clothing item a child receives to start the school year, so please give generously to help students go back to school with confidence. All donations will benefit children in Montgomery County. Drop off location: Montgomery County United Way 1600 Lake Front Circle, Suite 248 The Woodlands, Texas 77380
Date:   August 14, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Email:   Summer@mcuw.org
Aug 15   12th Annual MCUW Back to School ?Socks & Undies Drive?
Help us prepare children in Montgomery County to start the 2016-2017 school year. Donate a NEW pair of age-appropriate socks or undies for boys and girls in grades K-12 from August 14th - August 22nd. Your gift maybe the only NEW clothing item a child receives to start the school year, so please give generously to help students go back to school with confidence. All donations will benefit children in Montgomery County. Drop off location: Montgomery County United Way 1600 Lake Front Circle, Suite 248 The Woodlands, Texas 77380
Date:   August 15, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Email:   Summer@mcuw.org
Aug 15   Dinner With the Doc
Join Dr. Tabor Smith for a FREE dinner at the AMAZING Gianna Italian Restaurant in Tomball. Dr. Tabor will discuss the benefits of corrective chiropractic care as well as why we are different from other chiropractic clinics. This will be a fun event so bring your friends!! Please RSVP ASAP as we need to make sure there is enough yummy Italian food for everyone!! :)
Date:   August 15, 2016
Time:   07:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://www.HoustonTxChiropractor.com
Location:   Gianna Italian Kitchen 28301 TX 249 #100 Tomball, Tx 77375
Contact:   Jenna Glover Pure Life Chiropractic 817-243-7815
Email:   jgloverml@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Monday August 15th 7:00 PM
Fees/Admission:   FREE!!
Aug 16   Networking Breakfast - Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce
GTACC Monthly Networking Breakfast

No RSVP Required! Just Show Up! A great opportunity to tell others about your business or organization! All attendees are provided the opportunity to give a 60 second commercial!



 
Date:   August 16, 2016
Time:   08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Location:   WHERE:  Luby's Restaurant - 28750 Tomball Parkway

 
Contact:   281-351-7222
Email:   admin@tomballchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   WHEN:   8am-9am on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, Doors open at 7:30am




 
Fees/Admission:   COST:  $10 GTACC Members; $15 non-members
(cash, check or credit card only. Sorry, but their is no invoicing for the breakfast.)
 
Aug 16   12th Annual MCUW Back to School ?Socks & Undies Drive?
Help us prepare children in Montgomery County to start the 2016-2017 school year. Donate a NEW pair of age-appropriate socks or undies for boys and girls in grades K-12 from August 14th - August 22nd. Your gift maybe the only NEW clothing item a child receives to start the school year, so please give generously to help students go back to school with confidence. All donations will benefit children in Montgomery County. Drop off location: Montgomery County United Way 1600 Lake Front Circle, Suite 248 The Woodlands, Texas 77380
Date:   August 16, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Email:   Summer@mcuw.org
Aug 17   12th Annual MCUW Back to School ?Socks & Undies Drive?
Help us prepare children in Montgomery County to start the 2016-2017 school year. Donate a NEW pair of age-appropriate socks or undies for boys and girls in grades K-12 from August 14th - August 22nd. Your gift maybe the only NEW clothing item a child receives to start the school year, so please give generously to help students go back to school with confidence. All donations will benefit children in Montgomery County. Drop off location: Montgomery County United Way 1600 Lake Front Circle, Suite 248 The Woodlands, Texas 77380
Date:   August 17, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Email:   Summer@mcuw.org
Aug 18   12th Annual MCUW Back to School ?Socks & Undies Drive?
Help us prepare children in Montgomery County to start the 2016-2017 school year. Donate a NEW pair of age-appropriate socks or undies for boys and girls in grades K-12 from August 14th - August 22nd. Your gift maybe the only NEW clothing item a child receives to start the school year, so please give generously to help students go back to school with confidence. All donations will benefit children in Montgomery County. Drop off location: Montgomery County United Way 1600 Lake Front Circle, Suite 248 The Woodlands, Texas 77380
Date:   August 18, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Email:   Summer@mcuw.org
Aug 18   The Zika Virus - Be Tomball Ready Monthly Lunch Presentation
The Zika Virus
 
Harris County infant dies in the first Zika-related death in Texas.
It is here and it is real. Now what? Join us for our lunch time presentation to get up-to-the-minute information.

We are very privileged to have Mac McClendon as our speaker this month to bring us up to date on the risks we face with this dreadful virus. Mr. McClendon is the Chief of Public Health Preparedness in Harris County and will share with us what we need to know to reduce our personal risk and protect our families and employees. Also, we will learn what the current plans are for control or eradication of Zika.




 
Date:   August 18, 2016
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Website:   http://abc13.com/health/harris-county-infant-dies-in-first-zika-related-death-in-texas/1462611/
Location:   Tomball Regional Medical Center
605 Holderreith Blvd., Tomball
First Floor Conference Room
Contact:   Mike Ott 713-299-1554 or the chamber at 281-351-7222
Date/Time Details:   11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m on the 3rd Thursday every month
Fees/Admission:   Meetings are free and open to the public
Aug 18   GTACC Young Professionals Meeting
GTACC Young Professionals Meeting
Date:   August 18, 2016
Time:   04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location:   Meet up at Peco's Grill
28900 Tomball Parkway (249 B)
Tomball, TX 77375
Email:   bbeyer@tomballchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   The 3rd Thursday of every month at 4 pm
Fees/Admission:   Open to GTACC chamber members - No Fee
Aug 19   12th Annual MCUW Back to School ?Socks & Undies Drive?
Help us prepare children in Montgomery County to start the 2016-2017 school year. Donate a NEW pair of age-appropriate socks or undies for boys and girls in grades K-12 from August 14th - August 22nd. Your gift maybe the only NEW clothing item a child receives to start the school year, so please give generously to help students go back to school with confidence. All donations will benefit children in Montgomery County. Drop off location: Montgomery County United Way 1600 Lake Front Circle, Suite 248 The Woodlands, Texas 77380
Date:   August 19, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Email:   Summer@mcuw.org
Aug 20   Farmers Market Tomball
Farmers Market Tomball at Main and S. Walnut, in the former TISD parking lot - Saturday mornings
For more info contact:
tomballfarmersmarket@gmail.com
Date:   August 20, 2016
Time:   09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Email:   tomballfarmersmarket@gmail.com
Aug 20   12th Annual MCUW Back to School ?Socks & Undies Drive?
Help us prepare children in Montgomery County to start the 2016-2017 school year. Donate a NEW pair of age-appropriate socks or undies for boys and girls in grades K-12 from August 14th - August 22nd. Your gift maybe the only NEW clothing item a child receives to start the school year, so please give generously to help students go back to school with confidence. All donations will benefit children in Montgomery County. Drop off location: Montgomery County United Way 1600 Lake Front Circle, Suite 248 The Woodlands, Texas 77380
Date:   August 20, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Email:   Summer@mcuw.org
Aug 21   12th Annual MCUW Back to School ?Socks & Undies Drive?
Help us prepare children in Montgomery County to start the 2016-2017 school year. Donate a NEW pair of age-appropriate socks or undies for boys and girls in grades K-12 from August 14th - August 22nd. Your gift maybe the only NEW clothing item a child receives to start the school year, so please give generously to help students go back to school with confidence. All donations will benefit children in Montgomery County. Drop off location: Montgomery County United Way 1600 Lake Front Circle, Suite 248 The Woodlands, Texas 77380
Date:   August 21, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Email:   Summer@mcuw.org
Aug 22   12th Annual MCUW Back to School ?Socks & Undies Drive?
Help us prepare children in Montgomery County to start the 2016-2017 school year. Donate a NEW pair of age-appropriate socks or undies for boys and girls in grades K-12 from August 14th - August 22nd. Your gift maybe the only NEW clothing item a child receives to start the school year, so please give generously to help students go back to school with confidence. All donations will benefit children in Montgomery County. Drop off location: Montgomery County United Way 1600 Lake Front Circle, Suite 248 The Woodlands, Texas 77380
Date:   August 22, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Email:   Summer@mcuw.org
Aug 25   Empathy in the Workplace CEU at The Heritage Tomball
The Heritage Tomball and Rose of Texas Hospice will be hosting an Empathy in the Workplace CEU Lunch and Learn for professionals.  Kathleen Masiko, Rose of Texas Hospice, Speaker
Date:   August 25, 2016
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Website:   http://www.heritagetomball.com
Location:   The Heritage Tomball
1221 Graham Drive
Tomball, TX  77375
Contact:   RSVP to Leticia Vela @ 281-401-5400
Email:   lvela@heritagetomball.com
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, August 25th
from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Fees/Admission:   $0
Aug 26   Alzheimer's Support Group
Care for Caregivers
Meet other Caregivers who are coping with a loved one with dementia

Join us on the fourth Friday of each month for an Alzheimer's Support Group in our private dining room.  Meet other caregivers coping with family members with dementia or memory loss, and share your stories and challenges.  Refreshments will be provided.
Date:   August 26, 2016
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Website:   http://www.heritagetomball.com
Location:   The Heritage Tomball
1221 Graham Drive
Tomball, Texas 77375
Contact:   RSVP 281-401-5400
Email:   lvela@heritagetomball.com
Date/Time Details:   August 26
September 23
October 28
 
Fees/Admission:   $0
Aug 27   3rd Annual Tomball Texas Music Festival
3rd Annual Tomball Texas Music Festival
Date:   August 27, 2016
Website:   http://www.tomballtx.gov
Location:   Tomball's Downtown Depot
Contact:   281-351-5484
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, August 27, 2016
Gates open at 11:30 am
Fees/Admission:   Free Admission & Parking
Aug 27   U.S. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles holds news conference at Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
 WHAT:           U.S. Olympic gymnast, Simone Biles, talks about her performance                               in the Olympic Games in Rio and her future plans.
                              Quick facts about Simone’s performance in Rio:
                              - Gold, individual, vault
                              - Gold, individual all-around
                        - Gold, team all-around

                              - Gold, individual, floor exercise
                        - Bronze, individual, balance beam
                        - Most decorated U.S. gymnast with a combined total of 19 medals

 
Date:   August 27, 2016
Location:   WHERE:        Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
First floor - Conference Center
18220 State Highway 249
Houston, TX 77070
 
Please use the Conference Center entrance located off of Willow Chase Boulevard. 
 

Free self-parking is available in front of the building at the conference center entrance off of Willow Chase Boulevard.

A conference call line will also be available for those who cannot attend. Call - 888.330.1716; access code – 5152033.
 
Contact:   Sucre Woodley 713.249.9124
Email:   sewoodley@houstonmethodist.org
Date/Time Details:   WHEN:          11 a.m., Saturday, August 27
 
Aug 27   Farmers Market Tomball
Farmers Market Tomball at Main and S. Walnut, in the former TISD parking lot - Saturday mornings
For more info contact:
tomballfarmersmarket@gmail.com
Date:   August 27, 2016
Time:   09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Email:   tomballfarmersmarket@gmail.com
Aug 27   Summer Contemporary Music Series #4
Our Summer Contemporary Music Series continues! All are welcome. Come praise Him with us. We will be in the Faith Center. 6:00pm sharp start time and social afterward. Feel free to invite your friends and neighbors! Family friendly.
Date:   August 27, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Website:   http://www.rosehillumc.org/
Location:   Rose Hill United Methodist Church 21022 Rosehill Church Rd. Tomball, Texas 77377
Contact:   Office: (281) 351-5356 https://twitter.com/rosehillumrocks https://www.facebook.com/rose.hillunitedmethodistchurch/
Email:   office@rosehillumc.org
Date/Time Details:   Saturday August 27th 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Fees/Admission:   No charge
Aug 30   GTACC Ambassador Monthly Meeting
The GTACC Ambassadors represent the Chamber, encourage membership, promote goodwill as well as support & participate in various Chamber functions. If you'd like more information about this dynamic committee please contact:
Wes Burke, Committee Chair at 281-210-4567
wburke@cleaniswhatwemean.com
 
Date:   August 30, 2016
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Location:   GTACC Chamber - Upstairs Boardroom
29201 Quinn Rd., Suite B
Tomball, Texas 77375
Contact:   281-351-7222
Email:   admin@tomallchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, August 30, 2016
12 pm-1 pm
Fees/Admission:   Members exclusive group - no fee for members to participate
Aug 30   GTACC Health Wellness Alliance Committee Monthly Meeting
Our Mission:
The Greater Tomball Area Health and Wellness Alliance is a collaborative effort between healthcare entities, providers and businesses in the greater Northwest Houston region providing health and wellness related platforms to support economic development. The alliance will focus on healthcare policy and law for a more informed business community, CME and CEU opportunities to support healthcare professionals, and wellness initiatives for a healthy and vibrant community.

 
Our Members:
 
  • Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce Members in good standing.
  • Attend planning meetings regularly.
  • Actively serve on our HWA teams.
 
Our Teams:
Community Outreach Team:

Identify opportunities for the HWA to host or participate in interactive community based events to promote health and wellness in homes, schools and the workplace.
Education Team:
Responsible for providing CEU, CME and general health and wellness related talks for providers, business owners and citizens on relevant health and wellness issues.

 
Administrative Team:
Provides administrative support to teams and manage all business matters of the alliance including, development, finance, recruitment, marketing and professional relationships.


For more further details contact:
Dawna Dyson, Juice Plus+ - Dawna@DDyson.net
Timika Simmons, Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital - tssimmons@houstonmethodist.org
Date:   August 30, 2016
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Location:   TOMAGWA
455 School St., Ste. 30
Tomball, TX  77375
Email:   Dawna@DDyson.net
Date/Time Details:   The Last Tuesday of Every Month
12 pm - 1pm
Fees/Admission:   No Fee