Humble passes waterwell protection ordinance The Humble City Council agreed unanimously to a waterwell protection ordinance targeted at defective or infected-listed wells Aug. 8. Violators can face up to a $2,000 fine. To read the ordinance, visit Lake Houston Craft & Consumer Expo The Crosby-Huffman Chamber of Commerce seek vendors for the Lake Houston Craft & Consumer Expo Sept. 28. Registration for non-Chamber members begins Aug. 15. The event will be at Hargrave High School from 10: a.m. - 3:30 p.m. For more information, visit Houston Airport System COO to speak at Third Tuesday Luncheon The Lake Houston Area Chamber’s Third Tuesday Luncheon presented by Walden on Lake Houston will feature Lance Lyttle, Chief Operating Officer for Houston Airport System. He will deliver an update on Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport. It will be at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 20 at Walden on Lake Houston. For more information and to RSVP, visit Olive Garden recognizes local manager Angie Preston, general manager of Humble’s Olive Garden Restaurant, was awarded the Joe R. Lee Diamond Club Award by parent company Darden Restaurants. The award is presented annually to managers who demonstrate outstanding result in customer satisfaction and financial performance. Preston was one of 39 people across the country to win the award this year. Kingwood Fillies get pumped for upcoming season The Kingwood Fillies dance team is training for the upcoming school year. The 66-member team is currently participating in its two-week training camp which began Aug. 5. The Fillies officers also attended the Crowd Pleasers Dance Officers Training Camp in June, from which they took home several awards, including Most Outstanding Performance and Most Admired Social Officer Line. Pillars of the Community - Celebrating Hands & Hearts of Lake Houston On Sept. 19, from 6-8:30 p.m., HAAM will host the annual Pillars of the Community event at the Kingwood Country Club. HAAM seeks sponsors and nominations for their Outstanding Couples Awards. For more information, call Cathy Schrof at 281-446-2601, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Making the old new again in Porter Lizzy Kay Marketplace is a unique store that specializes in refurbished furniture. Owner Cyndi DeAtkine describes her store as a “hidden gem” and offers her own salvaged designs or can refurbish items brought in by customers. Lizzy Kay Marketplace is located on Ford Road in Porter, across the street from Porter Elementary School. FOAL runs used book sale for a cause The Friends of the Atascocita Library will hold a used book sale at the Atascocita Branch Library with books, music, magazines and other products for sale. Most items will be selling for less than a dollar. FOAL members have early access Aug. 23. Memberships will also be sold at the door. The sale is open to the public Aug. 24. Huffman Christmas festival planning meeting The Crosby-Huffman Chamber of Commerce will hold a meeting to begin planning the annual Huffman Christmas Festival Aug. 28. The meeting will be held at Texas Superior Realty on FM 2100 and is open to the public. For more information, call Christy Schubert at 281-328-6984. Greater Houston Business Council luncheon The Greater Houston Business Council will hold its regular semi-monthly luncheon Aug. 21 at Amedeo’s Italian Restaurant in Kingwood. In addition to the regular networking provided by the meetings, Executive Director Jim Randall will be speaking at the luncheon. Admission is $25. For more information, email Cheryl Johnson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Lake Houston Chamber answers questions about health care reform Kingwood Medical Center will host a public forum on health care reform organized by the Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce Aug. 29. Insperity Manager of Insurance Services Paul Foery will speak about changes brought about by recent legislation and answer questions about what these changes mean for small businesses. Entrance is free for Chamber members and $10 for non-members. Photo: HAAM recently purchased donation bins to receive additional clothing and other items. The bins are set up at numerous area churches, like Atascocita Presbyterian. The bins can store approximately 500 pounds and are designed to aid in weather-proofing donations to HAAM. From left are Millie Garrison, Reverend Jacqueline Hannan and Jim Randall.

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