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News Briefs July 5, 2010

July 6, 2010
 Dear ExploreSpring Member,

Hope you had a Happy and Safe 4th of July!!!!  
Congratulations Jennifer, you your Winning Daddy and Me Photo!  

Daddy and Me

Daddy and me!

  • Post your FREE Garage sale, pet, jobs, and general classified ads

    Looking for something to do this weekend, check out Spring’s Calendar of Events. ExploreSpring has been busy updating back to school events on our community calendar. 

    We want your news, are you having a special event or have a special announcement, log in to your ExploreSpring.com Control Panel and post your news or Email us via our online form at http://www.explorespring.com/pages/SubmitNews.  

    Thank you for being a ExploreSpring Community member. 

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    2009 BFF Winning Photo: ME AND MY HUBBY! HE IS MY VERY BEST FRIEND
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    NEWS HIGHLIGHTS 
    MEMORIAL HERMANN THE WOODLANDS SEEKING VOLUNTEER DRIVERS

    Are you looking for a way to give back to the community? The Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital Auxiliary has new openings for adult volunteer drivers of two new 6-person visitor transport carts that will conveniently start to pick up visitors in the campus’ parking lots and bring them to a hospital entrance.

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    Appeals Court Upholds Jessica’s Law Statute.
    AUSTIN – The Third Texas Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a Belton Little League coach who was sentenced to life in prison under the Texas version of Jessica’s Law.
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    Harris County Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program Hosts a Red Hat Society “Do Dah Day”

    Harris County Precinct 4’s Senior Adult Program and Fun4Seniors present a Red Hat Society “Do Dah Day” Wednesday, July 21 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Parkway. The afternoon event, especially for Red Hat Society members, features unique and alluring entertainment presented by The Rhythm of Magic.

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    Spring-Klein Chamber Celebrates Annual Christmas in July Gala with Special Guest Congressman Ted Poe 

    SKCC returns to Augusta Pines Banquet Hall for their third annual summer Christmas tradition in Spring, Texas

    The Spring-Klein Chamber of Commerce (SKCC) announced today that their annual Christmas in July Gala will be celebrated on Friday, July 31, 2010 at 6:30 p.m at the Augusta Pines Savannahs, 18 Augusta Pines in Spring, Texas. Congressman Ted Poe will speak at the event as the Chamber’s special guest for the evening. “We are so appreciative of the continued support that we have received from our representatives and the community,” said Toni Richard, president and co-founder of the SKCC. “The Christmas in July Gala is becoming somewhat of a tradition hear in Spring and to enjoy it again at Augusta Pines where it first began really brings it full circle.”

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    Spring Texas News Highlights 1/22/10

    January 23, 2010
    Spring ISD Receives $50,000 Energy Savings Rebate

    HOUSTON – The Spring ISD Board of Trustees accepted a rebate check worth $50,484.65 from CenterPoint Energy during the January board meeting. The rebate resulted from the district’s participation in the SCORE (Schools Conserving Resources)/City Smart Program.

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    “Willy Wonka” Debuts in New Spring High Theater Jan. 28-30

    Spring, TX. The Lion Players Theatre Company of Spring High School will present Roald Dahl’s “Willy Wonka” at 7 p.m. Jan. 28, 29 and 30. The family-oriented musical will be the debut performance in the school’s newly renovated theater, which was completely gutted during the summer of 2009 and reconstructed into a state-of-the-art performance space.

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    Klein High UIL Teams Win UIL A.

    Klein, TX. On January 16, the Klein High School UIL mathematics, number sense, calculator, computer science, science, current events, and social studies teams participated in UIL A competition hosted by Willis High School. Other schools participating were from the Klein, Conroe, Magnolia, Willis, and Bryan independent school districts. Klein High was awarded the top honors of the meet.

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    KISD to Offer H1N1 Vaccination Clinics

    Spring, tx. Klein ISD in partnership with Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services (HCPHES) will operate free H1N1 vaccination clinics for Klein students, staff, family members and the community at Krimmel Intermediate and Wunderlich Intermediate on Saturday, January 30, from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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    KISD Students Selected for All-State Honors

    Spring, TX. Membership in the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-State groups is one of the highest honors a student in Texas public schools can achieve. For this school year, 23 Klein ISD students have been selected to perform in one of these groups at the annual TMEA convention to be held in San Antonio February 10-13. Over 45,000 students participated in the elimination process with fewer than 2000 students selected for an all-state group.

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    Nominate Your Favorites in the Best of Spring-Klein Awards – Best Breakfast

    Spring, Texas. ExploreSpring.com is dedicated to Putting Everything Spring at Your Fingertips! In an effort to meet that objective, ExploreSpring.com wants to know where to find the best breakfast in the Spring-Klein area. We just finished nominatations in our Happy Hour Awards and commence voting tomorrow, we are now accepting nominations for the Best Breakfast Restaurant.

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    Harris County Toll Road Authority’s Veteran Discount Tolling Program

    Houston, TX. Effective December 18, 2009, Harris County Toll Road Authority will offer a discounted toll program to Disabled Veterans and Purple Heart recipients, as well as recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor.

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    Register Now for Texas Stallions Track Club 2010 Season

    Get ready for the 2010 Summer Track and Field Season with Spring/Klein’s Texas Stallions

    Spring, TX, December 17, 2009. – The track season is near, and the Texas Stallions Track Club is now taking early registrations for the 2010 season. We are excited about the new season. Registration is $130 and includes uniform, insurance, and Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and USA Track & Field (USATF) membership, medal for every runner, event selection, coed teams, positive coaching and more. Register by January 31, 2010 and save $10. For more information or to sign up, call 832.415.0568 or visit texasstallions.org to register online.

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    Meet the Tigers at the 2nd Annual

    Spring, Texas. Klein Collins Cross Country/Track Booster Club’s 2nd Annual “Junior Tiger Fun Run,” a one-mile fun run for youth in 1st – 6th grade, will be Saturday, January 30, 2010 at 8:00 a.m. The run will begin near the Klein Collins Track and follow around the KCHS campus.

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    Spring Texas News Updates April 1, 2009

    April 1, 2009
    The Riddle Report March 31, 2009

    Dear Friends and Neighbors,

    It took much longer than any of us anticipated, but the House is finally on a regular schedule, hearing bills every day on the floor. It seems every session we feel like we are behind the expected pace, yet we always seem to catch up. The real question is this: is it a good thing or a bad thing if we pass less legislation than normal? On the one hand, fewer laws usually means less intrusive government. On the other hand, good bills and bad bills both tend to die when we fall behind. Like my mother always told me: “There’s no piece of pie sliced so thin that it doesn’t have two sides!”

    Spring ISD Kindergarten Roundup Schedule

    HOUSTON – Spring ISD elementary schools will hold Kindergarten Roundup in April and May for children who will begin kindergarten in the 2009-10 school year.
    Kindergarten in Spring ISD is a full-day program for children who will be five years old by Sept. 1, 2009. Registration for kindergarten is voluntary, but once a child enrolls for kindergarten, he or she becomes subject to the compulsory attendance law. That law requires a student to be in attendance at least 90 percent of the days that school is in session in order to receive credit.

    FUEL FRIDAY at the YMCA


    FUEL Friday returns to the South Montgomery County YMCA on April 3rd, 700pm.

    “Making Fitness Fun” at the South Montgomery County YMCA

    Healthy Kids Day® on April 18th
    YMCA Healthy Kids Day® Builds Healthier Lives for Local Kids and Families

    Join hundreds of children and their families as we celebrate fitness at the 18th Annual YMCA Healthy Kids Day® on Saturday, April 18th,, at more than 35 YMCA centers across the Houston area. The big celebration is FREE to the public and is the nation’s largest health day for children, supporting the healthy growth and development of kids and families.

    YMCA Trail Run Presented by “Conroe’s Incredible Pizza”

    Charity Event Featuring a 5K Trail Run, One Mile Kids Race and 3K Walk
    Early Registration Deadline is April 24th.

    YMCA Spring Youth Sports

    Where everyone is given the opportunity to play

    Chamber Singers Set to Embark on Spring Tour in Central Texas

    “Choral Potpourri and the British Invasion” on Tap for Georgetown, Austin
    The Lone Star College-Montgomery Chamber Singers, a select choir of 16 voices, will appear on tour in Georgetown and Austin, Texas. The choir will present free, public performances at the First United Methodist Church of Georgetown on Thursday, April 16, at 7:30 p.m. and Central Presbyterian Church in downtown Austin on Friday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m.

     

    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.

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    Contest Sponsors Wanted

    January 4, 2009

    Each month Spring’s premier online community ExploreSpring.com sponsor’s monthly online photo contests on ExploreSpring.com. These monthly contests are in need of Sponsor’s for the 2009 year and we are currently accepting applications.

    Sponsorship Benefits: The sponsors shall be entitled to receive all the benefits provided in this document for the Sponsorship level chosen. Prizes must be provided in full to entitle the sponsor to the benefits provided. The fact that the sponsors has not made provided prizes due herein within the time scheduled will not relieve the sponsor from the legal obligation to provide all prizes or pay all sums of money agreed to under this agreement. In the event the ExploreSpring shall be required to institute legal proceedings to enforce any provisions of this agreement they shall be entitled to receive their reasonable attorney’s fees and costs incurred, in addition to any other relief granted. In the event that the Monthly Photo Contest is cancelled or is otherwise unable to be carried out, the sponsors prizes will be returned. $50 sponsor level will receive a ExploreSpring Certificate of Appreciation, and will be featured on ExploreSpring’s home page, Contest page, and monthly newsletter as a Contest Sponsor, with a link to their business directory listing for the sponsorship month(s) only. $75 level Sponsors will receive benefits of lower level as well as, a one-time use 10% off coupon on a future purchase. $100 level Sponsors will receive benefits of lower level as well as link to their web site, and an article in Featured Businesses Section. $200 level Sponsors will receive benefits of lower level as well as 1 month Free in business directory business card rotator, and their logo or web-site on that month’s ExploreSpring T-shirt give away contest winner’s shirt(s). $500 level Sponsors will receive benefits of lower level as well as choice of 3 month business card rotator on home and business directory pages or 3 month upper & lower banner rotator.

    Deadline: In order to guarantee all benefits associated with printed materials, your sponsorship commitment needs to be made by the 10th of the month preceding sponsorship. Prizes/Payment must be received 15 days prior to the commencement of the contest. Every effort will be made to accommodate later commitments.

    The Theme’s for the monthly contests are as follows. Custom themes are available for a fee.

     

     

    February – Sweethearts. Showcase your love in the ExploreSpring.com Sweetheart Photo Contest. Limited to 2 persons per photo. No Animals.

     

    MarchBaby, you should be in pictures! Do you have a beautiful baby age 0 to 3? Be sure to enter our all-new Baby Picture Contest! No Animals.

     

    April – Cute Kid. Do you have the Cutest Kid age 4 to 17? Be sure to enter our all-new Cutest Kid Photo Contest! No Animals.

     

    May – Mommy & Me. The contest is all about spotlighting the relationship between a mother and her child(ren).

     

    June – Dad & Me. Children and families are invited to share color photos of fun, meaningful moments with their fathers and the other “dads” in their lives, including uncles, stepfathers and grandfathers.

     

     

     

    July – BFF. Do you have a special friendship? Show us who your REAL best friend is.

     

    August — Best Moments of Summer Vacation. Showcase the highlight’s of your summer.

     

    September – Annual Explore Spring Texas Calendar Photo Contest. Photo’s of life in Spring, to be printed in annual calendar.

     

    October – Cutest Pet. Showcase your pet family member in this contest.

     

    November – Vet’s in Action. Best photo of our service member’s at work.

    December – Christmas Photo Contest. Do you think your house has the best decorations or prettiest tree? Are you known in your neighborhood for your decked-out Christmas trees? Do people drive by your house just to see your yard decorations? Do you dress up as Santa, an elf, an angel or snowman to perk up your holiday celebration? Do you have an adorable Christmas photo of a family member?

    To apply to sponsor a photo contest please visit http://www.explorespring.com/pages/Contests today!!!!

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    Everything Spring Newsletter, Volume II, Issue I, October 20, 2008

    October 22, 2008
    Everything Spring Header
    Putting Everything Spring at Your Fingertips!
    Dear ExploreSpring Member,I pray, all is well with you and yours after Hurricane Ike. The month of October is almost over and November is upon us. Several events are being held in Spring to celebrate Halloween, please visit Spring’s Calendar of Events to find something that fits your needs.

    For November we planning to honor our veterans. We invite you to submit a photo and short bio on your veteran(s). They will be featured on a page dedicated to those that serve. ExploreSpring supports our marines, soldiers, sailors, and airmen that are currently serving and have served in the past.

    As always, please submit your news and events to us by the 20th of the month. Thank you for being a ExploreSpring Community member.

    Klein Oak High School Announces Annual Festival Returns to the Fall


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    Spring, TX –Due to Hurricane Ike, Klein Oak High School has rescheduled OAKFEST for Saturday November 15, 2008 from 9:00 am- 3:00 pm on school grounds. There will be food, area vendors, a carnival with booths sponsored by various clubs and student organizations, a silent auction, a cheer clinic and more. ”

    Proceeds from the event will be to support the prom fund for the Class of 2010. The goal of OAKFEST is to promote community involvement of the various organizations available at Klein Oak and develop a strong community in and around the area. In its first year to return to the Fall since 2002, the class of 2010 hopes to increase awareness of school activities and raise money for its senior prom simultaneously. more>>

     

    How Cute is That Boutique Sponsor’s Explore Spring TX Best Friend Forever (BFF) Photo Contest

    BFFSpring, TX (1888PressRelease) October 12, 2008 – ExploreSpring.com and
    How cute is that boutique
    How Cute is That Boutique announces date for 1st “Best Friend Forever” – October 1, 1008. Do you have a special friendship? Then put your picture taking to the test and send in your best photo of you and your best friend.

    Simply logon on to http://www.explorespring.com and upload your photo between October 1 and October 31, 2008. The contest is run completely online. All of the entries we receive are voted on by our site viewers. more>>

    College to Host Oct. 29 Free Showing of Critically-Acclaimed Film About the U.S. Economy

    College to Host Oct. 29 Free Showing of Critically-Acclaimed Film About the U.S. EconomyThere will be no “I.O.U.s” required for area residents who want to learn more about the growing, global economic crisis. On Wednesday, October 29, Lone Star College-Montgomery will host a free showing of the award-winning documentary “I.O.U.S.A,” which explores the many facets of the U.S. economy that relate to the ongoing downturn of both the U.S. and global economies.”

    The 7 p.m. showing in the college’s Mainstage Theatre (Building D) will be followed by a panel discussion and question-answer session with two LSC-Montgomery professors. This critically-acclaimed documentary, which came out earlier this year, addresses the four key deficits in the American economy: budget, savings, trade, and leadership. It also discusses ways to avoid a national economic disaster. more>>

     

     

     

     

    Community Events


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    Halloween at the YMCA


    Jack-O-Lantern Carving Contest Judging


    Haunted Homestead


    TRUNK OR TREAT


    Spook-Tacular


    Congratulations to Michelena Fedele
    on submitting the winning entry in our
    1st Anniversary Calendar Contest
    winnig the cover of the calendar,
    $50 Visa gift card, & free copy of calendar.

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    Explore Spring Texas Wall Calendar

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    14-year-old Spring Girl Missing!!

    October 22, 2008

    According to a recent Houston Chronicle article, a 14 year old resident of Spring, Texas is missing as a result of a meetup on MySpace. Shartavia Davis, has been missing since October 7, 2008. “The mother of a missing teenager believes her daughter’s life is in danger because she does not have her diabetes medicine.”

    If you have any information about Shartavia you may contact the Sheriff’s Office at 281-376-2997.

    Share your Spring news online at www.explorspring.com.