The school year has started and we are on the road to address the needs of the education arena including the student’s health; areas we are highlighting this year will be finances and health of the student and health includes physical, mental, emotional and social health. If you or your business has an interest in one or more of these areas please come and partner with our schools. We also need incentives to help each of keep motivated to stay the course and your business may help in that area… So… come out on the second Thursday of the month at 10 am, Chamber Office and join us! We have all types of businesses involved and we have room for many more so come and join in this committee.
Upcoming for this year we have visions of working on the Community Garden with Memorial Hermann Greater Heights, we have resuming writing and financial health seminars from KUMON in the Heights and Reynolds and Associates, CPA. We also have the art curriculum for the students and schools from HITS Theatre. We have an overall community healthcare initiative, focused on diabetes; we will work to engage with Memorial Hermann Greater Heights. Fit Armadillo has teacher and Challenge packages she is eager to support a group of 5-10! We will continue to support the schools with their challenges such as locating practice space for Houston Heights Charter or locating partners for the computer tags for Northside High School and Heights High School. Thanks goes to PrimeWay Federal Credit Union for partnering with Heights High School and funding their computer tags and Thanks goes to Houston Highway Credit Union for funding the computer tags for Northside High school. You may ask where are these schools—Heights High is formerly John H. Reagan High School and Northside High is formerly Jeff Davis High School.
So each year we have changes and we also have stability overtime. The Education Committee is a stable force ready to help and address the educational needs of our community. Come and join and your opportunities for partnership will be readily apparent. See you next month!
Cindy Reibenstein, Education Chair