Society of Samaritans celebrates 35 years, Kiddie Academy coming soon: 4 business updates in Tomball, Magnolia

Kiddie Academy is slated to open in late 2021.
(Courtesy Howard Hughes Corp.)
Kiddie Academy is slated to open in late 2021. (Courtesy Howard Hughes Corp.)

Kiddie Academy is slated to open in late 2021. (Courtesy Howard Hughes Corp.)

1. Society of Samaritans, a Magnolia-based emergency assistance organization, will celebrate its 35th anniversary with a gala June 18. SOS provides emergency financial assistance to Magnolia-area residents needing rent money, utility funds, food, clothing, household furnishings and job assistance. In 2020, SOS aided 77,709 individuals, according to a May 5 press release. Bruce Hillegeist, president of the Greater Tomball Area Chamber of Commerce, will emcee the June 18 gala with Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Wayne Mack as event speaker. SOS is located at 31355 Friendship Drive, Magnolia. 281-259-8452.

2. Discount Tire will open Sept. 24 at 5702 FM 1488, Magnolia, according to public relations representatives with the company. Discount Tire offers tires, wheels and wheel accessories, according to its website.

3. Kiddie Academy, a new child care facility, has been announced for construction at the Creekside Park Village Center, located at 26400 Kuykendahl Road, The Woodlands. Kiddie Academy provides programs for children from 6 weeks old to 12 years of age. According to an April 23 press release from developer Howard Hughes Corp., construction will be completed in late 2021.

4. Tres Carnales opened Feb. 1 at 32127 Hwy. 249, Pinehurst, in the former location of Shiloh’s Food Court. The business offers drive-thru service with micheladas, snacks, fountain drinks, and draft and bottle beers as well as food trucks. The michelada especial, referred to as “a complete meal in a cup” includes shrimp, cucumber, Tostitos chips, peanuts, jicama, beef jerky, a tamarind candy and a special sauce made in-house. In addition to various micheladas, the menu also includes botanas—a small plate of Tostitos chips, cucumber, shrimp, jicama, peanuts and the special sauce. 281-305-9788.
By Anna Lotz

Editor, Tomball | Magnolia & Conroe | Montgomery

Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor for the Tomball|Magnolia edition. She began covering the communities of Conroe and Montgomery as well in 2020. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.


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