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November is ‘Hunger & Homelessness Awareness’ Month!

November is Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Month and multiple events are taking place right here
in Montgomery County as part of this important campaign! The Montgomery County Homeless Coalition announces the
following events as opportunities for local city and county officials and Montgomery County citizens to understand the
problems and become part of the solution for homelessness in Montgomery County.

 

Montgomery County Poverty Simulation (open to the public – SIGN Up @ www.mctxhomeless.org)
Date: Thursday, November 12, 2015
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Location: Top of Conroe Tower, 300 W Davis St., Conroe, TX 77301
About: During this role-playing poverty simulation participants take on roles of various low-income family members,
allowing them to better understand the challenges of house-holds living with very limited resources. See what it’s all
about! View a video clip at
http://vimeo.com/51945298
Public Officials Participating: Senator Brandon Creighton, Representative Will Metcalf, Judge Craig Doyal,
Commissioner Jim Clark, District Attorney Brett Ligon, County Attorney JD Lambright, County Treasure Stephanne
Davenport, Judge Mike Davis, Conroe City Councilman Duke Coon, City Administrator Paul Vergodamo, and many more!

Homelessness Awareness Walk (open to the public)
Date: Saturday, November 14, 2015
Time: 8:00 AM Registration; 9:00 AM Walk Begins
Location: Walk begins at Crisis Assistance Center (formerly MCEA) 1022 McCall St Conroe, TX 77301
About: This community event is a 3 mile walk that will pass by several agencies that serve clients who experience issues
related to homelessness and hunger. The suggested donation $10 per walker. Hot dogs will be served at the end of the walk.
Empty Bowls Lunch (open to the public)
Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Top of Conroe Tower, 300 W Davis St., Conroe, TX 77301
About: Guests are invited to a simple meal of soup and bread for $5. Beautiful handmade bowls created by the Lone Star
College-Montgomery Clay Club and local artists will be for sale that day to help support efforts of the Coalition to educate
and provide community awareness.
Public Officials Serving Soup: Representative Will Metcalf, District Attorney Brett Ligon, County Attorney JD
Lambright, Judge Kathleen Hamilton, Judge Mary Ann Turner, Judge Michael Seiler, Associate Judge Jennifer Robin,
County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport, County Tax Assessor/Collection Tammy J. McRae, Lone Star-Montgomery
President Dr. Rebecca Riley, and many more!
Montgomery County Homeless Coalition Monthly Meeting

Date: Thursday, November, November 19, 2015
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Conroe Chamber of Commerce, 505 W. Davis Street, Conroe TX 77301
About: Join us for our monthly meeting and meet the agencies and ministries who do the daily work to prevent and end
homelessness and poverty. Guest Speaker: Dr. David Gottlieb, Woodforest Foundation.
The Montgomery County Homeless Coalition is non-profit organization that, through advocacy, education, and
collaboration by its members, seeks to eliminate homelessness in Montgomery County, Texas.
For more information and to SIGN UP for any of these events, contact Nancy Heintz at 936/443-4990 or go
to:
www.mctxhomeless.org / www.facebook.com/mctxhomeless / @mctxhomeless

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