Archive for March, 2009

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ExploreSpring.com News Highlights 3/27/2009

March 28, 2009
Human Services Professional Institute (HSPI) Schedules April Seminar
Spring Texas

Seminar on Ethics is Set for Friday, April 3

The Human Services Professional Institute (HSPI) at Lone Star College-Montgomery, which is designed to provide continuing education opportunities and develop partnerships with area human services agencies, will offer a seminar on Friday, April 3, focusing on “Ethics.”

 

Community College Choral Festival Returns to Lone Star College-Montgomery

Lone Star College-Montgomery will host for a second year the Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Choral Festival on Friday, March 27. Choirs from community colleges throughout the greater Houston area will join together for a full day of rehearsing and music making, culminating in a free, public performance at 7:30 p.m. in the Lone Star College-Montgomery Center for the Arts (Building D theatre). More than 100 singers are expected to participate, creating a massive sound that will fill the hall.

 

Commissioner Eversole to Speak at Chamber Banquet
Christmas in July Gala

The 2nd Annual Christmas in July Gala to distinguish the year’s best business with the Toni Awards

Spring, Texas – March 25, 2009 – The Spring-Klein Chamber of Commerce (SKCC) is proud to announce that Jerry Eversole, Harris County Precinct 4 Commissioner, will be the special guest speaker at the chamber’s 2nd Annual Christmas in July Gala.

 

IEC Speakers to Include Polumbaum and Tolbert; Poster Contest Deadline Nears

HOUSTON (March 18, 09) — Lone Star College System and the Gulf Coast International Education Consortium will host the Sixth Annual International Education Conference, Asia: Bridging the New World, April 17 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at Lone Star College-Tomball.

 

“Kierkegaard: Father of Existentialism?” is Topic for April 2 Lyceum Series

The Lone Star College-Montgomery Lyceum Speaker Series welcomes Dr. C. Stephen Evans, professor of philosophy and humanities at Baylor University, who will lecture on “Is Kierkegaard the Father of Existentialism?” on Thursday, April 2, at 6 p.m. in building B, room 102. A “meet and greet” reception with refreshments will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the lobby outside of the lecture hall in building B.

 

Get Your Green On

It is time to get your green on! Not because it is lucky on St. Patrick’s Day or if
you are Irish, but because:

 

The Riddle Report, March 17, 2009

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Ever since I began chairing the Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, it seems like I haven’t had the time to sleep or eat, much less update you on our progress!

What’s Happening This Weekend

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Carranza Puppets Production of Rumpelsti

Indoor Spin-a-Thon at the YMCA

Mercer Bamboo Meetings
Houston Symphony – Bach VS. Vivaldi
Weight Management Classes

Wildflower Walk and Bike Tour at Jones P

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Mah Jongg Tournament

YMCA Spring Youth Sports

Wildflower Walk and Bike Tour at Jones P

About ExploreSpring.com

Explore Spring Texas is a locally owned and operated online city guide and business directory for Spring TX. There you can find all kinds of services – from restaurants and automobiles to shopping and home services. A online community resource for Spring & Klein TX, providing local news, real estate, jobs, calendar & events, free press releases, free classified ads, free garage sale ads, monthly photo contests, affordable advertising and more. ExploreSpring.com provides a central online location 24 hours a day to find information relevant to the Spring TX Community. The web site is located at http://www.explorespring.com .

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Amanda Van Dusen wins dinner and a movie in ExploreSpring.com and Crabby Daddy Photo Contest

March 10, 2009

Amanda Van Dusen wins dinner and a movie in ExploreSpring.com and Crabby Daddy Photo Contest.

Spring, TX, March 10, 2009 ExploreSpring.com, which hosts monthly online photo contest for Spring TX,  teamed up with Crabby Daddy’s Seafood and Steakhouse to offer dinner and a movie for one great photo of two Spring, TX Sweethearts during the month of February in honor of Valentine’s Day! The first annual Sweetheart photo contest, saw double the entries, double the votes, and lots of fun! The winner was announced earlier this month online at ExploreSpring.com in a very close contest. The winning entry was decided on the last hours of the contest with the top three entries encouraging their friends and family to vote for them, with the winning entry winning by one vote.

Portrait of Happiness

Portrait of Happiness

Amanda Van Dusen and her husband Sergio (pictured left), snapped the winning photo on their recent visit to the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City.  The Sweetheart photo contest held by ExploreSpring.com and Crabby Daddy’s Seafood & Steakhouse was all about love and featured photos of couples. There were 10 entries and the award was presented to the winner with the most online votes. The caption for the winning entry read “Portrait of Happiness” was entered by Amanda who won a $50 Crabby Daddy’s Seafood & Steakhouse Gift Card and two Cinemark Gift Cards. The Sweetheart photo contest is one of several monthly theme photo contests offered online each month. The winner is determined by the users of ExploreSpring.com and is run completely online.

 

 

Entries are currently being accepted for the Baby, You Should Be in Pictures sponsored by Wrapperlicious.com, and Cute Kid Photo Contests! Baby, You Should Be in Pictures is accepting photos of children 0 – 3 years of age. The winner with the most online votes will win a diaper gift basket valued at $50 from Wrapperlicious.com. Entries are being accepted until March 15, 2009. Voting will take place March 16 – March 31, 2009.

Explore Spring is currently seeking sponsors for other 2009 monthly photo contests and would love to have your business partner with us. This is an affordable and low cost way to promote your business and draw new customers. Theme’s currently available are Dad & Me, Best Friends Forever, Best Moments of Summer Vacation, Explore Spring Texas, Cutest Pet, Veteran’s in Action, and the Christmas Photo Contest. To apply to sponsor a monthly photo contest please visit online at http://www.explorespring.com/pages/Contests, call 281-912-1107 or email advertise@explorespring.com.

 

About ExploreSpring.com

Explore Spring Texas is a locally owned and operated online city guide and business directory for Spring TX. There you can find all kinds of services – from restaurants and automobiles to shopping and home services. A online community resource for Spring & Klein TX, providing local news, real estate, jobs, calendar & events, free press releases, free classified ads, free garage sale ads, monthly photo contests, affordable advertising and more. ExploreSpring.com provides a central online location 24 hours a day to find information relevant to the Spring TX Community. The web site is located at http://www.explorespring.com .

 

About Crabby Daddy

Crabby Daddy Seafood and Steak House located in The Woodlands, Texas, specializes in Cajun style cuisine.  The restaurant opened in the Spring of 2000, a natural growth result from the bustling Woodlands Seafood Market, right next door. Louie Chagouris and his brother Nick are third generation seafood dealers.  Specializing in Gulf Coast Seafood, they also fly in the freshest seafood from the East and West Coasts, Central and South America, Europe, The South Pacific, Alaska, Hawaii, and New Zealand.  For more information, please visit www.crabbydaddy.com.