Tamina Community Center was organized in August of 1998 as a non-profit organization by the state of Texas.
Located in the historic Tamina community of Montgomery County, Texas, the Center provides children, their parents and the entire community with access to valuable educational resources and other services.
Tamina park on 3rd Saturday for recreation, about 15-30 kids (Summer)
Began using trailer house after father died in December 1997
Organized The Community Center. 72 kids in summer program (Aug)
Started Food Pantry and clothes Shop (other food pantry opened)
Started Boy scouts Troop #1871
Grand opening-New Computers from Montgomery College (Dr. Bill Law, President)
Computer and GED prep classes for adults (May 1)
Received the Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major from St. Paul Baptist Church
Received from Entergy the "Making thing Brighter Award"
Received the "Savvy Award" from Foley's and the Houston Chronicle
Received the local Parade/ NFL "Community Quarterback Award' and $11,000 for
The Tamina Community Center moved out of two bed room trailer into a new
Received State of Texas Child Day Care Licensing for age 3 and up
Started Child Nutrition Program through state of Texas (Food program for
Received the Jefferson Award from Channel 2 News TV Station, the Unsung
Chosen by channel 2 News to travel to Washington D.C. to represent Houston
Started the Community Wellness Program (Senior Citizens) & Youth
Started Senior Lunches
Grand Opening of our New Classrooms and Fitness Room.
Expanded our Clothing Outreach Shop
Our Founder and Director
Paul M. Rhodes, Jr.
Board of Directors
Past & Present Partners:
Ira Joe Grimes, Sr.
Paul M. Rhodes, Jr.
National Charitable Roundtable, Inc. [NCR]
Entergy Corporation of Texas
Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church
Newcomers of The Woodlands
First Presbyterian Church
Mark and Judith Cook Foundation
The Church of Alden Bridge
The Woodlands Charitable Foundation
Sam's Club - Shenandoah, TX (The Walmart Foundation)