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| October 1, 2014

Junior Forum members at their recent luncheon

Junior Forum members at their recent luncheon


Cypress-Woodlands Junior Forum recently held its new member luncheon welcoming 39 new members at The Woodlands home of a Provisional Assistant Leader. Provisional Chair Jill Dewbre with the help of assistants Crystal Brown, Peggy Roscoe, Carol Brushwood, Senie Fogarty, and Kara Tips has an exciting and informative year planned for the group. During the year, the provisionals will participate in some of 20 CWJF programs. Following the motto of growth through service, CWJF volunteers contribute over 10,000 hours of service annually.

Cypress-Woodlands Junior Forum is a nonprofit assistance organization dedicated to providing volunteer services, leadership and philanthropy to enrich the communities in North Harris and South Montgomery Counties. Since its inception in 1982 the organization has given over $1 million to local communities. CWJF partners with agencies, schools and corporations to fulfill identified needs in education, crisis intervention, interaction with an aging population and support for people with disabilities.

For more information on joining or donating to CWJF, call 281-379-1391 or visit cwjuniorforum.org.


Shield Bearer volunteers at the western-themed Party with Purpose.

Shield Bearer volunteers at the western-themed Party with Purpose.


With the help of sponsors, donors, and volunteers in Cy-Fair and other parts of Northwest Houston, the Shield Bearer organization raised awareness and much-needed funding for programs that aid victims of human trafficking, crime, trauma, dating violence, and unhealthy relationships.

The Shield Bearer “Party with Purpose” was a family friendly, western-themed party with live music, dancing, auctions, photo booth and face painting that took place at the Historic Tin Hall in Cypress on Sept. 4. Top Sponsors were Network Texas, Halford Busby, and Toney Construction; emcee was Owen Conflenti, Local 2 News Anchor; and entertainment was provided by Cool Freddie E and the Crew. Shield Bearer’s Executive Director is Roy Wooten.

Since 2006, Shield Bearer has been championing healthy relationships, strong marriages, healthy families and strong communities. Shield Bearer promotes individual growth and development, preserves and enriches marriages and strengthens and unites families. The nonprofit charity has offices in NW Houston, Cy-Fair, West Houston, Tomball and Hempstead. For more information, visit ShieldBeare.org

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