Directors Visit Senior Center
The Board of Directors helped kick off the name change of the Friendship Center to the East Montgomery County Senior Center Tuesday, September 1. The Center arranged a sock hop, ice cream bar, prize wheel and photo booth, which were a hit with the crowd of folks in the hall, mostly from East Montgomery County but with some visitors from Conroe and The Woodlands.
$120,000+ in Grants Approved
The Board of Directors of the East Montgomery County Improvement District approved funding nine requests for Community Development Grants (CDG) totaling $123,572.50 at its May 14 meeting. Grants are funded twice a year to governmental entities, non-profit corporations and other organizations for projects that improve the quality of life for residents in East Montgomery County.
Merit Scholarships Awarded
The East Montgomery County Scholarship Foundation, a nonprofit subsidiary of the East Montgomery County Improvement District, selected six college students from East Montgomery County to receive its first $500 merit scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded each spring to up to 20 college students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership and service, and financial need.
The Insider Newsletter
The Insider is a quarterly newsletter published by the East Montgomery County Improvement District and mailed to residents within EMCID's boundaries. It contains information and articles about various businesses opening in the District, community grant awards, and tidbits about EMCID, its Board of Directors and staff members. We hope you find it informational and helpful.
Roman Forest PD Recognizes EMCID
The East Montgomery County Improvement District was presented with an award Monday, March 16 at the Roman Forest Police Department's Annual Awards and Recognition Dinner. President/CEO Frank McCrady accepted on behalf of the Board of Directors the award for EMCID's continued support of the department through grant funding.
In an effort to keep the communities in East Montgomery County informed about various business developments and community and educational programs available, the Board of Directors of the East Montgomery County Improvement District will host monthly meetings, beginning March 17, that will include a short presentation and a time for questions and answers.
EMCID Honors Local Officers
The East Montgomery County Improvement District turned its attention to the "men and women in blue" at the 2015 Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner held Monday, February 23. Officers from area police departments, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office and Constable's Office were recognized for their outstanding achievements. Maurice "Termite" Watkins, a former boxer-turned-motivational speaker, inspired the crowd of nearly 200 at the EMCID Complex.
Safe Shopper Program Results
The Montgomery County Precinct 4 Constable's Office made 45 felony arrests and 78 misdemeanor arrests, for a total of 123 between October 15, 2014 and January 15, 2015. The effort, called the Safe Shopper Program, aimed at reducing shoplifting in several high-traffic areas during the Christmas holiday shopping season.
Foundation Creates Merit Scholarship
The East Montgomery County Scholarship Foundation (EMCSF), a non-profit subsidiary of the East Montgomery County Improvement District (EMCID), is proud to offer a new merit-based scholarship that will be awarded to current college students from East Montgomery County who plan to continue their education. The $500 scholarship will be awarded to 20 students each year who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership and service, and financial need.
"Termite" Watkins to Headline Dinner
The East Montgomery County Improvement District will hold its annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner Monday, February 23 at the EMCID Complex, 21575 U.S. Highway 59 North in New Caney, at 7 p.m. This year's keynote speaker is former boxer and Golden Gloves Champion Maurice "Termite" Watkins.