EVENTS Cutline: In partnership with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, the Houston Automobile Dealers Association presented a check for $100,000 to The 100 Club in memory of the four firefighters who were killed in the five-alarm motel fire in southwest Houston on May 31, 2013. The check was presented by HADA President Wyatt Wainwright, chairman Joe Chastang and the Harris County Sheriff’s Office on June 12 at Houston Fire Station No. 8. The 100 Club financially rescues the dependents of firefighters and law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty by paying their debts and providing an education for their children. Membership also helps provide life-protecting equipment such as bulletproof vests, radio equipment and armored personnel carriers for area law enforcement agencies and fund scholarships for officers to further their education in criminal justice. To submit an event, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For more events, visit BIG BAND CLASSICS The Kingwood Musical Arts Society presents Big Band Classics, Friday-Saturday, Nov. 8-9, 7:30 p.m. PAC Theater, Lone Star College-Kingwood. Back by popular demand, Julie Johnson will perform with the renowned Kingwood Big Band in some classics of the big band era. For information, visit SANTA ARRIVES AT DEERBROOK MALL On Saturday, Nov 9, 9 a.m., guests will be invited to join in the Reindeer Games crafts and more. A DJ will lead the party, plus there will be face painting. Santa will arrive at 10 a.m. and his last day will be Tuesday, Dec. 24, 6 p.m. Santa’s elves will be on hand to take commemorative photos. Photo packages start at $22.99. For more information, visit or call 281-446-5300. KINGWOOD FILLIES DANCE CLINIC The annual Kingwood Fillies Dance Clinic will be held Saturday, Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at KHS. For more information, visit WILDCAT SALUTE TO VETERANS The salute will be held Nov. 11, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m., at Humble High School. For more information, call 281-641-6395. VETERANS JOB FAIR AND HEALTH FAIR Veterans are invited to attend both events on Monday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Hermann Square, City Hall 901 Bagby, Houston. For more information call 800-226-0841 or visit and VETERANS DAY CEREMONY AND CELEBRATION On Nov. 11, the Lone Star College-Kingwood campus will honor all current and former veterans who have performed military service for the United States. A symbolic field of flags will represent those men and women who have fallen. An old fashioned hot dog cookout will follow. The ceremony will be on the PAC Patio from 12-1:30 p.m. For more information, contact Tracie Ring at 281-312-1794 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. ASTROS TO SALUTE VETERANS AND THE MILITARY On Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, there will be a screening of the award-winning documentary: “Honor Flight: One Last Mission,” starting at 11 a.m. Gates will open with musical entertainment and concessions will be available. Early arrival is strongly recommended. Tickets must be reserved by Nov. 1. LAKE HOUSTON GARDENERS Neville Mann will be the guest speaker Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 2929 Woodland Hills Drive in Kingwood. Refreshments will be served and admission is free. Each meeting ends with a plant exchange. SEEK THE UNKNOWN AT THE ATASCOCITA BRANCH LIBRARY On Nov. 14, the community is invited to participate in the Welcome to Night Vale Library Scavenger Hunt. Call 281-812-2162 for details. BUSINESS EAGLE SPRINGS POSTS BIG SALES Home builders in Eagle Springs sold more than 251 new homes in the first nine months of 2013, representing a 19 percent increase over the same period in 2012. Located along Will Clayton Parkway, approximately five miles east of U.S. 59 North, Eagle Springs offers new homes and townhomes priced from the $170,000s to $500,000s by Brighton, Chesmar, D.R. Horton, Lennar, M/I, Ryland, Taylor Morrison, Village Builders and Westin. Having a broad selection of move-in ready homes in all price ranges has helped the 1,361-acre community capture an increased share of new-home sales, according to Kayla Webb, marketing director for Newland Communities. Webb said Eagle Springs recently wrapped up a two-month promotion called “The Biggest Open House in History,” which spotlighted more than 50 quick move-in homes in Eagle Springs and its nearby sister community of Summerwood. She said the promotion was a big success, with a majority of the available homes sold and builders moving quickly to start construction of additional homes. New products include low-maintenance townhomes priced from the $170,000s by Brighton, as well as traditional single-family homes from the $170,000s by Chesmar and D.R. Horton. For move-up buyers, Taylor Morrison recently opened a model showcasing its Grande Series of floor plans with up to 5,000 square feet and up to six bedrooms. Located in the Humble Independent School District, Eagle Springs has two on-site elementary schools and 150 acres of recreational amenities including lakes, parks, community centers and miles of greenbelt trails. For more information visit COY CELEBRATES 25 YEARS Local chiropractor Dr. Jeff Coy has been putting his slogan into action by “bending over backward to help you stand straight, since 1988.” On Oct. 31, Coy celebrated his 25th anniversary of delivering chiropractic care to Kingwood and surrounding areas. Coy started his chiropractic practice by X-raying Halloween candy on Oct. 31, 1988. Coy graduated from the University of Houston with a bachelor of science in biology, in May 1983; and from Texas Chiropractic College in December 1986, with a Doctorate of Chiropractic. In 1992, he received a degree in the diagnosis and treatment of sports-related injuries, culminating in a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (C.C.S.P.) degree. In June of 1982, Coy was involved in a significant automobile accident. Suffering extensive lower back, neck and hand injuries, he received seven months of medication and therapy, with little to no change in his condition. He was persuaded by his mother to seek the care of a chiropractor. Within three treatments over sevens months, his neck pain was gone. From this injury, he has been able to relate to his patients concerning the physical and the emotional aspects of pain. Coy started his chiropractic practice with the philosophy of scheduling only one person at a time. Maintaining this philosophy, Coy has been able to deliver personalized chiropractic care for the Kingwood and surrounding areas for the past 25 years and has treated virtually every age group, from 4 months old, for colic and sinus trouble, to 98 years old for back and neck pain. Learn more about Coy by visiting his website at Coy is located at 3052 Northpark Drive in Kingwood and can be reached at 281-359-5333. LET’S GO!! Positive Reinforcement Dog Training is celebrating more than 10 years working with owners and their pets helping to improve the quality of their pet-parent relationship with their puppy or dog. They offer a variety of courses from Puppy 101 to American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen Certification. They have successfully trained more than 2500 dogs. Owner Bobbye J. Smith works directly with each pet and their owner to achieve the maximum training benefits. References are available. LET’S GO!! hosts an annual Santa Paws photo opportunity in December with all the proceeds going to St.Jude Safe Haven for Little Paws which is a local 501(c)3 nonprofit dog rescue and sanctuary. This year’s Santa Paws will be held at Westminster House 2807 Kings Crossing in Kingwood on Dec. 14, 15, 21 and 22 from 12 - 4 p.m. Contact Smith at 832-282-1686 or visit This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. RECYCLING PROGRAM EXPANDS The Solid Waste Management Department of the City of Houston has added 10,697 homes in District E to the Single Stream Recycling Program. As part of the expansion, residents will receive one 96-gallon green automated cart similar to the black automated garbage cart currently being used. Subdivisions include Elm Grove Village, Section 2, with 1,424 homes, and Sherwood Trails with 946 homes. Cart delivery began the week of Oct. 28, with the first collection to occur the week of Nov. 25. Recyclable items that can be placed in containers include newspapers, magazines, office paper, junk mail, cardboard, paperboard, paper bags, glass bottles and jars, aluminum cans, tin and steel cans and plastic 1-5 and 7. An additional 60,000 households are planned to be added across the city in the spring. Those interested in having their neighborhood added, should contact Sandra Jackson in the Solid Waste Management Department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. BIZCOM SET FOR NOV. 14 The Atascocita BizCom will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14 at Atascocita High School. Bill Daniels,  Atascocita HS; Steve Steinke, Atascocita Middle School; Charlie Dromgoole, Lake Houston Area Chamber; Monica Zubia, Community Resource Credit Union and Jess Fields, Rosewood Funeral Home, will speak. BizCom meetings are free and open to all community organizations, citizens, businesses and all other interest parties from the Atascocita area, provided they RSVP (281-446-2128.) A light lunch is included.

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