Courier March 9, 2020

Last week we heard from Amy Ressler, County Extension Agent with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. She shared information related to community and family health projects in the county. Family and Community Health (FCH) is part of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M System. AgriLife Extension offers practical information for raising children, housing and environment, eating well, managing money, and staying healthy!

Dinner Tonight is one of the programs taught at various times and venues to get families involved in healthy eating habits. Mobile Cooking schools are also taught throughout the county. Research shows that kids who eat family meals have a lower chance of engaging in high risk behaviors such as substance use and violence, and fewer psychological problems. March is #NationalNutritionMonth and the Texas 4-H youth are learning about food safety & nutrition.

Wednesday, March 11 Jamie Glass, Director of Marketing will speak about the Players Theatre Company and the performances at the Owen Theatre in Downtown Conroe. Their show, Little Shop of Horrors, continues through Sunday, March 22 followed by A Chorus Line and Barefoot in the Park to finish the 2019-2020 season. If you haven’t been to any of their shows you are missing out on seeing local talent!

Remember to join us for The Annual Park Clean Up on March 28 with the students from Caney Creek Key Club. Our partnership helps to keep Montgomery County parks clean and safe for both kids and families to enjoy while encouraging outdoor activities. Everyone is welcome to come out and join us!

High school seniors are encouraged to submit applications for the Conroe Noon Kiwanis Club Scholarship program. Application is available on our website: www. and must be printed off and mailed with recommendations from counselors by April 20 to be eligible for a $1000 scholarship.