February Reflection

Please remember that there are so many ways businesses can partner with our schools. Businesses can sponsor events and there are many other opportunities as well. Upcoming events include: Waltrip Montessori has a Service Day to be done in the spring, and service will be a culture of the school. Gateway Academy needs businesses to help students with mock interviews (10) seniors and internships. Student Services is the focus for the spring semester for HCC. St Pius X’s science café program highlights science and needs professionals to present students with facts about science and its ramifications. Student Service Soldiers is a drive during February for clothing and toiletries for homeless veterans.  Reynolds & Associates, a CPA firm is ready to help students understand the importance of finances.

Houston Heights Charter is growing and having partnerships happen for their gymnasium needs, plus they have working partnership for uniforms with T-Shirt Works. Heights High will celebrate their 90th birthday with a celebration. Their Day of Service is coming so many opportunities there. Arabic Immersion holds its Festival, complete with camel on April 22.

HITS Theater – 30th performances at Miller Outdoor have seats for students to see performances on March 30, 31, April 1 or April 6, 7, 8, and sponsors are invited. Northside’s Activism Day was a great success –Social Justice Fair. Chamber member NIA Moves , a fitness studio, offers a program “Love Your Body, Love Your School” which can be a fundraising opportunity because they will give back 20% from a package workout.Washington: February 17 is Engineer Day and needs volunteers.

Women of Waltrip’s at-risk women students are looking for Chamber business women to speak at their meetings. The Chamber Fashion Show is April 29 and the Crawfish Parade deadline is approachingKumonhas education assistance and student work here. The Education Luncheon is May 18. The next Education Committee meeting is February 9 at 10 a.m. in the Chamber offices.

Cindy Reibenstein, Chair

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