Market Street announces non-profit partners for 2014 Change for Charity

market street woodlandsFour Montgomery County charities will benefit from the thousands of dollars in change inserted in Market Street’s voluntary parking meters throughout 2014 as the shopping, dining and entertainment destination announces the beneficiaries of next year’s Change for Charity program.

Every three months, a new Montgomery County non-profit organization will benefit from the program which collects the coins deposited into Market Street’s 68 voluntary curbside parking meters.

“The Change for Charity program is part of the experience that is unique to Market Street,” says Jenny Taylor, assistant general manager at Market Street. “Our shoppers appreciate the opportunity to make a voluntary contribution to a worthwhile cause in exchange for a curbside parking place.”

The program’s first-quarter beneficiary, Montgomery County Search & Rescue, is made up of professionally trained volunteers who work with law enforcement agencies to help in various situations such as lost or missing persons, drowning victims, hiking accidents, swift water and wilderness rescue.

The Education for Tomorrow Alliance, the program’s second-quarter recipient, connects business with local educators, mentors today’s students for tomorrow’s workplace, and engages community volunteers to inspire youth for success.

Market Street’s Change for Charity third-quarter beneficiary, Montgomery County Youth Services, helps youth and families address matters such as conflicts at home, runaways, peer pressure, self-esteem issues, abuse and neglect.

The fourth-quarter beneficiary, Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation, helps families fight cancer by providing emergency financial assistance, toys and games to kids hospitalized for cancer treatment, and camp scholarships for children in remission.

Since the inception of the Change for Charity program, Market Street patrons have donated more than $75,000 to local Montgomery County charities, providing funds for organizations benefiting the health and welfare of children, adults and families in need.

For more information, visit http://www.marketstreet-thewoodlands.com, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/MarketStreetTheWoodlands and Twitter @MarketStreetTX.

Located at 9595 Six Pines Drive across the street from The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, Market Street is bound by Lake Woodlands Drive, Lake Robbins Drive, Grogan’s Mill Road and Six Pines Drive. Market Street is owned by a joint venture between an affiliate of Trademark Property Company and Institutional Mall Investors.

HYATT MARKET STREET’S “TUNES ON THE TERRACE” MUSIC SERIES CONTINUES IN DECEMBER

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Hyatt Market Street’s popular “Tunes on the Terrace” live music series continues in December amidst the holiday lights at Market Street as local music talents perform in the intimacy of the hotel’s second-floor terrace overlooking the shopping and entertainment destination.
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“Tunes on the Terrace” at Hyatt Market Street, 9595 Six Pines Drive, presents local music acts on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 – 10 p.m.
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The December music line up includes performances by Silver Shoes, Joe Gavito and Ramon Torres.
December 4 – Ramon Torres
December 6 – Daniel Blanchard
December 7 – Silver Shoes
December 11 – Ramon Torres
December 13 – Bernard Pierre
December 14 – Jenn Harris
December 18 – Ramon Torres
December 20 – Fahrenheit Trio
December 21 – Joe Gavito
December 27 – Tommy Peters Trio
December 28 – Jenn Harris
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All “Tunes on the Terrace” music performances are from 6 – 10 p.m. at Hyatt Market Street, the boutique hotel property located in the popular shopping and entertainment destination of The Woodlands.
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Guests also can enjoy the hotel’s lounge menu complete with small plate choices, sandwiches, steaks and seafood and dessert selections.
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For more information, call 281-203-5005 or go to www.marketstreetthewoodlands.hyatt.com.  Also, “like” Hyatt Market Street on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MarketStreetTheWoodlands and “follow” on Twitter @HyattMarketSt.

MORE FASHION, MORE FUN: MARKET STREET ANNOUNCES EXTENDED HOLIDAY SHOPPING HOURS

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The more than 70 fashion boutiques in Market Street – The Woodlands will offer extended holiday shopping hours, beginning Black Friday, November 28, 2013 when its stores will be open an hour earlier from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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Holiday shopping hours at the shopping, dining and entertainment destination through December 15 are Mondays through Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Sundays from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
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Shoppers can enjoy an extra hour of shopping from December 16 – 21 as Market Street stores will be open 9:00 a.m.  – 9:00 p.m.  Last minute shopping hours on Sunday, December 22 are 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Monday, December 23 are from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. and on Christmas Eve from 9:00 a.m.  – 6:00 p.m.  Market Street stores will be open New Year’s Eve from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and New Year’s Day, noon – 6 p.m.   Although most stores and restaurants will be closed on Christmas Day, Cinemark Theater will be open.  For a full list of restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving and Christmas please visit the Market Street website.

CHILD FIGHTING BRAIN CANCER SELECTED AS MARKET STREET’S 2013 “LIGHTING LUMINARY”

Christmas Tree at Market StreetTwo-year-old Dylan Rivera of The Woodlands has been selected to light up Market Street and its 70-foot Christmas tree as part of the “Luxury in Lights” holiday spectacular to be held in Market Street’s Central Park on Thursday, November 21 at 6 pm.
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With the help of his family and a countdown from the crowd, Dylan, who is fighting brain cancer and the youngest ever selected as Market Street’s “Lighting Luminary,” will flip the switch to officially kick off the holiday season and start Market Street’s three-minute holiday light show, a dazzling display of flashing, multi-colored lights synchronized to holiday songs.