4 things The Woodlands residents should know the week of Dec. 12

Here are 4 things to know this week if you live in The Woodlands area.

1. The Highlanders are headed to the Class 6A Division I state championship football game this Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington after beating Allen High School over the weekend. The Woodlands High School will face Lake Travis High School at 8 p.m. Saturday. For ticket information this week, visit http://twhs.conroeisd.net/departments/athletics/.

2. Several organizations in The Woodlands and Montgomery County are in need of volunteers this holiday season. Meals on Wheels Montgomery County is accepting donated items individually or assembled into stockings or gift bags. Each gift should include two toiletries, two treats and two food items. The Salvation Army has a variety of volunteer opportunities, such as ringing the bell for the Red Kettle campaign and donating gifts for the Angel Tree Program.

3. The Woodlands Township last week voted to accept a donation from The Woodlands Development Company of a piece of the community’s history. The township will receive the large surface model display of The Woodlands and photo boards that were housed in the former Homefinder Center off Woodlands Parkway. The board also voted to use $50,000 from the cultural arts fund to pay for costs associated with moving, storing and installing the displays at a location in Town Hall.

4. The Woodlands Township hosts a holiday celebration, Feliz Navi-Dog, this Saturday for residents with dogs. The event includes a treat hunt and holiday costume contest. Participants can also decorate a stocking for their dog. Preregistration is required, and the cost is $5 per dog. For more details, visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov.
By Marie Leonard
Marie came to Community Impact Newspaper in June 2011 after starting her career at a daily newspaper in East Texas. She worked as a reporter and editor for the Cy-Fair edition for nearly 5 years covering Harris County, Cy-Fair ISD, and local development and transportation news. She then moved to The Woodlands edition and covered local politics and development news in the master-planned community before being promoted to managing editor for the South Houston editions in July 2017.


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