The 2018 Spirit of Scouting Award was presented to Lone Star College for making its facilities and equipment available to the Boy Scouts of America Tall Timbers District. Pictured standing (left to right) are Dr. Steve Head, LSC chancellor; Stuart Schroeder, Tall Timbers District vice chairman; and Dr. Alton Smith, LSC Board of Trustees chair.



The Tall Timbers District, serving the Boy Scouts of America in Conroe ISD, presented Lone Star College with the 2018 Spirit of Scouting Award. The award is given for exceptional and unusual service to young people in hard-to-reach communities over a long period of time. The award was presented during the citizen participation portion at the February LSC Board of Trustees meeting. Stuart Schroeder, Tall Timbers District vice chairman, noted that Lone Star College has made facilities and equipment available at LSC-Montgomery to the Tall Timbers District and its predecessor George Strake for over 15 years for their annual Merit Badge University. The Tall Timbers District serves scouting units in Conroe ISD which serves The Woodlands, Oak Ridge and Shenandoah area. The Tall Timbers District is part of the Sam Houston Area Council, Boy Scouts of America. “I can think of no more important partnership than the one we enjoy with the Tall Timbers District,” said Chancellor Dr. Stephen Head.


Help celebrate Lake Houston Area Young Professionals! Join the Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce Thursday, March 7 at 6 p.m. at the Clubs of Kingwood for a fun night, honoring the Lake Houston Area’s best and brightest young entrepreneurs and professionals at the second annual YEPPIE Awards. For more information, call 281-446-2128.


Tiff’s Treats is here! The privately held cookie company was founded in 1999 with simple ingredients: $20 for baking supplies, an apartment oven, a cell phone to take orders, and a dream. When Tiffany Taylor and Leon Chen were college sophomores at the University of Texas, she stood him up for a date and delivered hot-from-the-oven cookies to apologize. Chen convinced Taylor to turn her cookies into a business and Tiff’s Treats was born. The company started as small as one can get, with the two of them taking orders on a cell phone and baking cookies in the oven at Chen’s apartment. Today they have 800 employees and stores in four states. The Kingwood store is located at 4529 Kingwood Drive, Suite 160 and opened Saturday, Feb. 23.

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