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tomball tx: Why everyone in the Spring/Tomball/Magnolia area should have flood insurance!! - 07/16/12 12:41 PM
After last year's drought I hate to complain about rain but ENOUGH ALREADY! Two days in a row this last week I drove my car through deep water. I don't know when I have been that scared. The Lord was good to me and I made it through but it was quite scary. I drive a Nissan Ultima which is fairly close to the ground and to be quite honest I'm not sure how I was not swept off the road. It has now been days later but the flood water is still hanging around. The picture to the right is (4 comments)
tomball tx: Tomball Business & Professional Women's 2nd Annual Garden Party & Style Show! - 02/10/12 05:34 PM
Tomball Business and Professional Women's 3rd Annual Garden Party and Style Show! Sunday, April 15th from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm at 30331 Winfro Drive, Tomball, Texas 77375. Proceeds from this event will help to provide scholarships to local youth, and, one scholarship will be given to a woman in our community in need of continuing education. Ticket cost is $35.00. Along with the benefit of the proceeds going to help local scholarships the event itself will be a showcase of current fashions from local Tomball retailers. These retailers include; Dahlia's Boutique, Foxworthy's, Mas Boutique, Clean by Troy Garza & Aidan (7 comments)
tomball tx: Tomball Business & Professional Women (TBPW) 2011 Fall Food Fest - October 18th, 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM!! - 10/14/11 10:24 PM
Tomball Business & Professional Women 13th Annual"Fall Food Fest" will be held at Tomball United Methodist Church on Baker Street Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Last year we were able to give 6 high school Seniors scholarships plus one additional scholarship to a Lonestar college receipient and one scholarship to a Leadership North Houston recipient from our organization. We are hoping that we will even be able to give more this coming year. This event serves as one of our organizations's primary fund-raising effort to secure funds for scholarships. Additionally our organization's fund-raising contributes to numerous (9 comments)
tomball tx: Tomball National Day of Prayer event at Tomball Depot May 5, 2011!! - 05/03/11 02:18 PM
Tomball is celebrating the National Day of prayer by having a prayer event at the historic Tomball depot. The event will take place Thursday May 5th at 12:00 noon. They are asking us to meet at the Gazebo by the Tomball depot and it should last about 30 minutes. This years theme is “A Mighty Fortress is Our God”. The National Day of Prayer was officially created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the U.S. Congress, and signed into law by President Harry Truman. Since 1952, every president has signed a National Day of Prayer proclamation. President Barack Obama on (9 comments)
tomball tx: Tomball Business & Professional Women's 2nd Annual Garden Party & Style Show April 10th 2011!! - 03/28/11 09:40 PM
Tomball Business and Professional Women's 2nd Annual Garden Party and Style Show! Sunday, April 10th from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm at 30331 Winfro Drive, Tomball, Texas 77375. Proceeds from this event will help to provide scholarships to local youth, and, new this year, one scholarship will be given to a woman in our community in need of continuing education. Ticket cost is $35.00. Along with the benefit of the proceeds going to help local scholarships the event itself will be a showcase of current fashions from local Tomball retailers. These retailers include; Dahlia's Boutique, Foxworthy's, Mas Boutique, Branded Western Wear, (13 comments)
tomball tx: The economic outlook of Tomball for 2011! - 03/20/11 10:28 PM
Betty Reinbeck past Executive Director of the Tomball Economic Development was our speaker for this month’s meeting of Tomball Business & Professional Women. Notice I said “Past director” as we were her last presentation before she retired. She filled us in on the economic outlook of Tomball for 2011. Tomball economic development corporation is a type B sales tax organization; which means it is funded by sales tax revenue and that is its only funding. Betty told us for the last 6 months the sales tax revenue has been up which means the economy of Tomball is doing quite well. This (7 comments)
tomball tx: Found Cow in Tomball TX!! - 02/27/11 08:04 PM
I was driving in to Tomball today and passed a sign that said "Found Cow". Considering there's a whole pasture of cows next door I'm not sure how you tell one from another but someone has lost a cow. I absolutely love Tomball and where else would you find someone advertising that they had found a cow. The nickname for Tomball is the hometown with a heart and it truly is. The people are incredibly friendly and quite honest as you can tell from the found Cow sign. If you have lost a cow in Tomball you can locate your cow (28 comments)
tomball tx: Crape Myrtle murder in Spring-Tomball-Magnolia TX!! - 02/04/11 11:05 AM
Crape Myrtle murder has started early in Spring-Tomball-Magnolia TX this year. I have been driving around watching the landscapers out pruning for the last few weeks. The sad thing is that there’s absolutely no reason to scalp murder a tree the way they do. I expect many of you have heard the story of Grandma’s roast. It seems Grandma cut the end of the roast off, so Mom cut the end of her roast off and so on. Finally someone got around to asking Grandma why she cut the roast off and her answer was so it could fit in the (23 comments)
tomball tx: Cold Facts for Plant survival in Spring-Magnolia-Tomball TX!! - 02/01/11 10:43 AM
Last year the Houston Chronicle had a great article about plant survival in freezing temperatures. Since it is almost February I was thinking I was going to get away without having to post about this but it is not to be; we are looking to have several days of frigid temperatures starting today (lows in the low to mid 20's). Here in Houston we rarely have frigid temperatures and for sure not several days in a row. I love all the tropical plants that I'm able to grow in Spring and by using what they said I saved my plants last (11 comments)
tomball tx: Tomball German Christmas Market Dec. 10-11 2010!! - 11/29/10 10:04 PM
The 3rd Annual Tomball German Christmas Market will be taking place on December 11th and 12th. The 19thCentury saw a big influx of immigrants from Germany and Austria to the Tomball area. They created a community and this is the time to come and celebrate the German heritage that flows through the area. This market is a recent addition to German festivities in the Tomball area. The unique music/street festival and open air market will take place in the historic downtown section of Tomball, near the 200 block of Main street (FM 2920) and Market Street. The wonderful thing about this German Christmas market/festival is that it (11 comments)
Tomball Business & Professional Women 12th Annual"Fall Food Fest" will be held at Tomball United Methodist Church on Baker Street this coming Tuesday, October 18th, 2010 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Last year we were able to give 6 high school Seniors scholarships plus one additional scholarship to Lonestar college and one scholarship to Leadership North Houston. We are hoping that we will even be able to give more this coming year.
This event serves as our organization's primary fund-raising effort to secure funds for scholarships for high school graduates in Tomball & Magnolia School Districts as well as a (10 comments)
tomball tx: Tomball TX Yard Angel!! - 06/20/10 03:52 PM
I saw this Tomball TX Yard Angel the other day and loved the way she is holding the Dove in her hands. After doing my bible study this morning she came to mind so I drove by and took her picture. I don't know that I have ever studied about Doves and their significance in burnt offerings but that was where the bible took me this morning. I found out that Turtledoves and pigeons are symbols of mourning innocence and are associated with poverty in the Old Testament. The study went back and forth from Old and New Testament and spoke of (12 comments)
One of the many things that I love about Tomball TX are the trees. It has amazed me at the imaginative ways the trees have been preserved. For instance if you notice the picture with the two large trees and the picnic tables. This is in the Wal-mart parking lot. This park is not built to the side of the parking lot it is in the middle of the parking lot. There is parking on either side and you can drive in front also. If you also notice the tree with the building built around it. That is the local Wood (18 comments)
tomball tx: Tomball German Heritage Festival March 26-28 2010!! - 03/16/10 05:56 PM
The 10th Annual Tomball German Heritage Festival will be taking place on March 26th through the 28th. The 19thCentury saw a big influx of immigrants from Germany and Austria to the Tomball area. They created a community and this is the time to come and celebrate the German heritage that flows through the area. The celebration is always held the last weekend of March and has become a tradition. The event will take place in the historic downtown section of Tomball, near the 200 block of Main street (FM 2920) and Market Street. The wonderful thing about his celebration is that it is (21 comments)
tomball tx: Texas Real Estate - Looking back to 2009 and forward to 2010! - 03/08/10 04:50 PM
At our last Montgomery County REALTOR® brunch the speaker was Jim Gaines who is a research economist with Texas A&M Real Estate Research Center. He spent some time looking at last years housing market and then brought his crystal ball out and looked at what is in store for us this year. Here's what he had to say about housing in Texas in 2009: Texas lagged in the recession; in 2008 we took a pass. In January 2009 we joined in. Typically Texas lags going in and lags going out. We didn't fall as far and have as many problems. Tax Credit did help - 10 (24 comments)
tomball tx: Lifeline Screening at Heritage Retirement Community - Tomball TX!! - 02/05/10 09:47 PM
4 Facts you Need to know about Stroke Prevention 80% of stroke victims had no apparent warning signs. Ultrasound screening can help you avoid a stroke. Stroke is a leading cause of death and permaent disability. Screening are fast, painless, affordable and convenient. Lifeline Screening is coming to your neighborhood! Where: Tomball Heritage Retirement Community Sponsored By: Tomball Regional Medical Center When: Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 from 8:00AM to 4:00PM Pre-registration is required. Call: 1-800-779-6353 4 test for only $139 - Add an Osteoporosis screening for $10 more. Stoke/Carotid Artery Screening Heart Rhtyth Screening (Atrial Fibrillation) Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Peripheral (14 comments)
tomball tx: New RESPA Rules - How they affect Spring-Tomball TX buyers and sellers!! - 02/04/10 09:34 PM
This morning I went to a training that Charter Title offered on the new RESPA rules and how they are going to affect our Spring-Tomball buyers and sellers. Chuck Jacobus SVP of Charter Title and a real estate attorney with law offices in Bellaire was the guest speaker. RESPA came in to affect in 1973 and to begin with Chuck said the restrictions were difficult to comply with. According to Chuck it is déjà vu 1973. We are going through the adaptation phase of the new RESPA rules and most don't understand them (which includes title companies, lenders etc.). LONG story short both the seller and (17 comments)
Tomball Business & Professional Women 11th Annual"Fall Food Fest"
Held at Tomball United Methodist Church on Baker Street
Tuesday, October 20th, 2009 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Tomball Business & Professional Women will host their 11th annual Fall Food Fest at Tomball United Methodist Church on Tuesday, October 20th from 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. This event serves as our organization's primary fund-raising effort to secure funds for scholarships for high school graduates in Tomball & Magnolia School Districts as well as a scholarship to someone attending Tomball College. Additionally our organization's fund-raising (12 comments)
The above oak tree was a causality of Hurricane Ike. It is on Baker Street in Tomball which I travel often. I watched the artist sculpting the tree from my car as I traveled back and forth on Baker Street. I figured the cougars had something to do with the cougar being the mascot of Tomball High School. I found a youtube video that our local Tomball Potpourri News made that explains it all. The artist who carved the tree is Master Wood Carver Nathan Smith, a local Tomball artist. He carved two cougars in a rocky cliff setting out of this (37 comments)
tomball tx: Tomball Rental Center in Tomball TX!! - 08/11/09 08:38 PM
Tomball Rental Center and Tomball Party Rental are located off of State Hwy. Business 249 just to the south of Tomball. The owners Bill and Virgie Kitchens along with their son Terry opened Tomball Rental Center in 1977. They started out with 300 pieces of equipment (mostly outdoor equipment). They have grown to where they now have over 10,000 pieces of equipment to rent. Through all this growth Tomball Rental Center has stayed a family owned business. Their son Greg and his wife Beverly joined them in 1978. Every adult member of the family has worked in the business at one time or (12 comments)
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