Welcome back to Out and About … where you can find out what’s happening in our community! Ya gotta luv it – Lyle Lovett, that is! Constable Ron Hickman is presenting Lyle Lovett in Concert at the Humble Civic Center on Friday, May 16! There are a limited number of Gold ($5,000) and Silver ($2,500) sponsorships available, but they are selling quickly! These sponsor levels provide the best tables in the house and a private reception with Lyle before the concert! Individual tickets are $100, and yes, you can reserve a table of 8, but all (8 -$100) tickets must be purchased together. (A limited number of 10 top tables as well.) Individual ticket holders will have the opportunity to win “back stage with Lyle” passes! Catered dinner and wine/beer cash bar―wow! Don’t wait – get your sponsorships or tickets NOW by going online www.ronhickman.com or call: 281-703-5952 -- OR -- 713 553-8790. If you can read this, thank a teacher! Now through May 1, the Education Committee of the Humble Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Book Drive for the 3,300 Title 1 elementary age children in Humble ISD who may not otherwise be able to afford to buy books. Each child will receive a free book (thanks to you!) to keep and read. There are 17 drop off points for the (new or gently used) books; so no excuse! Contacts: Kingwood: Carolyn Wise at 281-359-3592; Atascocita: Aurora Hart at 281-361-8283; Humble: Debbie Beal at 281-540-6001; Spring: Karla Sandoval at 832-764-7662. Dollar donations are welcome for book purchases. Make check out to Humble Area Chamber of Commerce (Memo -BOOK DRIVE), 110 W. Main St. Humble, TX 77338 attention Carolyn McCarty. Let’s see if we can give each child two books! This week’s featured event: “An Evening in the Big Apple,” the annual Christian School of Kingwood (CSK) fundraiser; April 11. Reception and silent auction begin at 6:00; dinner by Amedeo’s at 7, and don’t miss the Lawler’s cheese cakes for dessert! This is dinner theatre at its best! Sponsorship levels: $2,500; $1,500; $1,000; $500; individual seating is $50 – all for a good cause, CSK, and special recognition of ?? – I can’t tell you; it’s a secret! You’ll want to bid on live auction items that include a week at a Colorado Dude Ranch; weekend fishing trip on a yacht; dinner for 4 for a year; original art work; much more. For reservations and information: Linda Copeland, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 281-359-4929. Attorney David Brewer really knows how to throw a party! Celebrating the opening of his new office in Kingwood Place, David had the Kingwood Big Band rockin’ in the lobby! Yes, there was dancin’ too! Many friends and clients gathered to wish David the best, including: Harold and Adrienne Perkins; Tracey Zacek; Holly Oberst; Kari Schneider; Robert Scarfo; John Sheridan; Aggie Green; Fred Frey; Bill Grun; Betty Byrd; Jim Lindeman; Pat Regnier; Kingwood Country Club’s Sharon Carson; David’s favorite girl, the lovely Elizabeth Brewer. Some of that crowd moved over to Amedeo’s, which was packed for Jazz Night! Some of the beautiful faces in the crowd: Sharon Lewis, Janice Costa and Diane Blanco enjoying ladies’ night out; Dave and Gwendolyn Crawford; Paul and Denise Krieger; Cheryl Johnson with her mom and about 18 close friends; Howard Pitman; Sharon Montgomery; Judy Brown; Owen and Mary Ruth Jones; Ruth Bogus; Bailey and Kim Dixon; Jim, Pascale, and Tommy McIver; Ted and Diana Price; Milam and Julie Saunders; Nick and Betsy Woutas who had just celebrated their first anniversary at Paradise Island in the Bahamas. Seen “out and about”: Evelyn Walters at Starbucks; Brian and Clare McShane and family at Mangia’s Pasta and Pizza; at Raffa’s: Aggie Green with her mom Agnes Ludlow and brother Curt Koehne; Kim Riley with her mom Rochelle; Tom and Pat Chandler on date night; Rod and Eunice Dennis; Chris Sears and Lisa Dempsey lunching at Fiesta Azteca; Ellis and Jeffaline Herron at Loew’s; Bill and Mary Shank at Hasta La Pasta; Monte and JoAnn Pence at Jos. A. Bank; at IHOP: Ronnie Webber; the Huberty Clan, Michael Byers Jr. and family; at Café Du Bois: Anita Frazier; Jill Bagley. It was a full house at Howard Pitman’s wine tasting! With Dan Redman pouring the wine, it was a most enjoyable evening of tasting. Among the lucky guests: Jill Bagley; Phil and Karen Boughton with Karen’s mom, Jean; Cheryl Johnson; Joe and MaryAnn Burkhart; Paul and Janice Costa; Richard and Len Leofsky; former Kingwood residents, Sarah and David Chisholm visiting from Brenham. Are you a “woman of vision?” If so, don’t miss the Women of Vision Express Network Luncheon, Tuesday, April 8; Kingwood Country Club, 11:30 – 1:00. The speaker is magician Scott Hollingsworth, and the topic is “Adding Sparkle to your Presentations.” Reservations and info: www.abwawoven.org. Bring plenty of business cards. What’s on my calendar: April 16 Kingwood Area Republican Women’s Club meeting at Kingwood Country Club, featuring candidates for the Humble ISD Board of Trustees and Lone Star College Board of Trustees election on May 10. Contact Alice at 281-360-7457 for general info or Betty at 281-360-1125 for lunch reservations. A large crowd is expected! My precious friend Kim Sullivan will take over the column for the next few weeks. I’ll see you out and about!

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