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CONNECTION Volume VI, Issue 11 2016

A PUBLICATION FOR

SHADOW CREEK RANCH


VILLAGE OF BISCAYNE BAY BBQ EVENT

Thanks to everyone who joined us!


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SHADOW CREEK RANCH 2017 Annual Assessments

Shadow Creek Ranch HOA depends on your prompt payment to ensure the financial health of the association. Assessments are due yearly beginning January 1st and must be paid by January 31st. A late fee plus finance charges are assessed on payments received after January 31st.

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INSIDER INFO

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW IS ALL RIGHT HERE

START PREPAYING TODAY! There are 2 ways to pay:

1. Mail your check/money order to:

First Service Residential 5295 Hollister Rd Houston, TX 77040

Make check/money order payable to the Village you reside in and reference your property address. *your check/money order is your receipt

2. Visit Shadow Creek Ranch HOA website

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CALL BEFORE YOU BUILD, EXCAVATE OR DIG.

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IMPORTANT CONTACTS & INFO

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ALL OF THE CONTACT INFORMATION IN ONE CONVENIENT LOCATION

www.ShadowCreekRanchHOA.com Log in Required

Assessment coupons will be mailed October 2016 disclosing the total amount due for your Village. Please remember it is your responsibility to pay your assessments whether you receive a statement or not.

For additional information contact 713.932.1122 or Answers.TX@fsresidential.com SIGN UP TODAY AND START PREPAYING IMMEDIATELY WWW.SHADOWCREEKRANCHHOA.COM

Shadow Creek Ranch The only place to call Home A PUBLICATION OF

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COMMUNITY

INSIDER INFORMATION

TRASH PICK UP DAYS: Trash pick-up days: Tuesday and Friday. Heavy trash day: Friday. Trash must be placed in plastic bags for pick-up. Recycle: West of Kingsley - Tuesday Recycle: East of Kingsley - Friday Green Waste: Tuesday • Curbside Household Hazardous Waste call 1.800.449.7587 to schedule a pick-up. • Animal Control will provide formula for trash if animals are tearing into trash bags. • Waste Management: Recycle Bins: (City Issued) The new recycle large bins issued by the City of Pearland must be stored out of view. They can NOT be stored on the side or in front of the home. Please contact the City of Pearland for removal of the large Recycle Bins. The City of Pearland will contact Waste Management to make arrangements to have it removed. (281) 652-1600 City of Pearland. MAILBOX KEYS: Contact Silver Lake Post Office, 2700 Cullen Blvd., 77584 281.412.2876. A photo ID and closing documents are required for keys to be issued. POOL KEYS: Access cards and fobs allow access to all four recreation centers. The cost of access cards are $10.00 and key fobs are $15.00. Four (4) people per access card allowed. Visit www.ShadowCreekRanchHOA.com or email Answers.TX@fsresidential.com for new card orders. GATE KEY / TRANSMITTER (ONLY GATED COMMUNITY): Gate transmitters are issued at a cost of $45.00 each. Gate transmitters can be purchased with check or money order only. Submit request to Answers.TX@fsresidential.com ASSESSMENT DUE DATE: The Association assessment is due January 1st of each year ASSESSMENT LATE DATE: The Association assessment is late January 31st of each year ASSESSMENT LATE FEE: All payments received after the due date are subject to additional late charges of 18% per annum plus $100.00 late fee. SCHOOL DISTRICT AND PHONE NUMBERS: Alvin Independent School District: Glenn York Elementary: Mary Marek Elementary: Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary: Manvel Junior High School: Nolan Ryan Junior High School: Manvel High School: Alvin High School: Fort Bend Independent School District:

713.436.0180 281.245 2100 281.245.3090 281.245.2078 281.245.2232 281.245.3210 281.245-2232 281.245.3000 281.634.1000

ARC REQUIREMENTS: All exterior changes must be submitted to the Architectural Review All exterior modification requests must submit an Architectural Review Committee application for review. Application process is thirty (30) days and written approval is required prior to work commence. There is a $25.00 administrative fee for each application, made payable by check or money order to the (Village you reside in). Pool applications must be accompanied by an additional $500.00 deposit and a $125.00 Pool administrative fee for each application, made payable by check or money order to the (Village you reside in). A copy of the lot survey is required for any home structure modifications. Please provide a list of building materials, color/paint samples and picture/ drawings (if applicable). One (1) Modification per application. ARC APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE: (Log in required at www.shadowcreekranchhoa.com)

Please Note: Any required permit(s) from the city or other agencies are the responsibility of the homeowner. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: CLUBHOUSE: The Village of Emerald Bay Clubhouse is located at 11814 N.Clear Lake Loop. Rentals are available for Shadow Creek Residents only. Deposit is $150.00 and Rental Fee is $300.00. Clubhouse Rental Agreement, photos and pricing are available online. (Log in required at www.shadowcreekranchhoa.com) Please contact FirstService Residential at 713.932.1122 for reservations or additional information. NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH www.SCRWatch.org The mission is to maintain and enhance the safety and security of neighborhoods of Shadow Creek Ranch through continued education of our residents, distribution of important information, and patrolling of our neighborhoods to identify and report suspicious behavior. POOLS: Open Memorial Weekend and Close Labor Day Weekend. For Swim lessons and Private Pool parties, please contact Aquatico Pool Mgmt. 832.998.2323 WEBSITE ADDRESS:

http://www.shadowcreekranchhoa.com Register using your FirstService Residential account number. For more information contact our office at 713.932.1122. LIFE THREATENING EMERGENCY CALL 911. Non-Emergency: Police 281.997.4100 Non-Emergency: Medical Services 281.658.1755 REPORT STREET LIGHT OUTAGES AT THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE https://slo.centerpointenergy.com/customerslo.aspx AFTER BUSINESS HOURS AND WEEKENDS PLEASE CALL OUR 24 HOUR ANSWERING SERVICE:

713.932.1122

YOUR ASSOCIATION’S MANAGING AGENT IS:

FirstService Residential | Shadow Creek Ranch (Office) Hours: 9:00am-5:00pm Monday—Friday FirstService Residential 5295 Hollister Rd • Houston TX 77040 Tel: 713.932.1122 Email: Answers.TX@fsresidential.com www.ShadowCreekRanchHOA.com

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BEFORE YOU BUILD, EXCAVATE OR DIG CONTACT TEXAS811 Landscaping your yard? Adding trees, plants or maybe a flower bed? Thinking of adding an addition to your home? Before doing any excavation or building, call 811 to locate utilities.

STORM DRAINS FLOW TO OCEAN Unlike the water that goes down your drain to the sewer, water that flows into storm drains is not treated and filtered for pollutants. This contaminated water flows into canals, into streams and lakes, then ends up in the ocean. Everything other than pure rain water is a potential contaminant that degrades water quality. It’s very important that you help prevent contaminants from flowing into storm drains and never pour anything into them. Intentionally pouring water, pollutants, including grass clippings and leaves, into street gutters and storm drains is dangerous to the environment and is also illegal.

One phone call can save you from cutting a phone line, striking a gas line, or cutting a power line. It will also save you time and money. When you build or plant in an easement, you are taking the risk and financial burden of blocking an easement. The utilities have the right to those easements. Obstacles placed in the easements without proper consent can be removed and not replaced.

Storm drains are designed to handle normal water flow, but, occasionally during heavy rain, flooding will occur. Help limit the number of flooding incidents by keeping the drains clear by sweeping your curb after mowing and picking up stray trash before it ends up in the storm drain. This not only helps you and your property but everyone in the neighborhood.

After you have made the call to Texas811, take a look at your land survey. When you purchased your home, one was included.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON STORM WATER

Play it safe...call before you dig!

· Storm Sewer Information · Help Stop Illegal Dumping

· Good Water Habits · Where Storm Water Goes

For more information log on to www.texas811.org/contact-us

IMPROVING YOUR QUALITY OF LIFE

It’s Flu Season!! Influenza (flu) is a contagious disease which affects the lungs and can lead to serious illness, including pneumonia. The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone 6 months of age and older. The flu vaccine is safe. They have been given to hundreds of millions of people for more than 50 years and have a very good track record. The flu vaccine cannot cause flu illness; however, it can cause mild side effects that may be mistaken for flu. Some people can be infected with the flu virus but have no symptoms. During this time, you can still spread the virus to others. Don’t be the one spreading flu to those you care about. http://www.cdc.gov/flu/

Make a New Year’s Resolution! (No...not a new diet!)Volunteer some time in helping SCR!

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MOST IMPORTANT CONTACTS ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE 5295 Hollister Rd Houston TX 77040 Phone: HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday - Friday

713-932-1122

9am - 5pm

EMERALD BAY CLUBHOUSE 11814 N. Clear Lake Loop Pearland, TX 77584 Rental Information: www.shadowcreekranchhoa.com Email: Answers.TX@fsresidential.com SCHOOLS Glenn York Elementary Dr. Red Duke Elementary

281.245.2100 281.245.3400

IMPORTANT NUMBERS EMERGENCY, Fire and Ambulance Pearland Police Department Sheriff - Non-Emergency Pearland Police Dept - Non-Emergency

281-997-4100 281-331-9000 281-652-1100

WWW.PEARLANDTX.GOV/OTHER-CITY-PAGES/ WEST-PEARLAND-AIR-QUALITY

SCHOOLS Mary Marek Elementary Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary Nolan Ryan Junior High Alvin Senior High Manvel High School Alvin ISD Administration

281-245-3232 281-245-3090 281-245-3210 281-331-8151 281-245-2235 281-331-0960

All residents that live in Diamond Bay are zoned to Fort Bend ISD. Please contact 281.634.1043 or www.fortbendisd.com for the exact school that your children will attend at FBISD. UTILITIES Electricity - Reliant Energy 713-207-7777 Gas - CenterPoint 713-659-2111 Trash Removal - City of Pearland 281-652-1603 Street Light Outages https://slo.centerpointenergy.com/customerslo.aspx PEARLAND CITY Pearland City Hall Pearland Utility Billing - Water Dept. Pearland Animal Control Pearland Public Works

281-652-1600 281-652-1603 281-652-1970 281-652-1900

OTHER NUMBERS Pearland Post Office Poison Control Brazoria County Health Department Depression & Bipolar Support Hotline

281-485-2132 800-764-7661 979-849-1600 713-970-7000

WEST PEARLAND AIR QUALITY

The assistance of residents is necessary in order to improve the quality of data that is being captured by both the City and TCEQ. Many residents are posting the air quality events on Facebook or other social media outlets. Residents should report their issue directly to TCEQ/the City of Pearland. All smells should be reported to the City of Pearland at 281.652.1900. The City is responding to these requests and making customer contact 24/7. Once City staff responds to the complaint, they will drive the area and attempt to document the boundaries of the odor event. All other environmental complaints regarding odors can be submitted to the TCEQ by calling the Houston Regional Office depending on the type if odor: Unknown, chemical, or mixed odors/visible emissions/other air issues – Air Section: 713.767.3714 Landfill/garbage odor – Waste Section: 713.767.3641 Sewage/Wastewater – Water Section: 713.767.3676 All resident complaints must be registered with TCEQ/City of Pearland by an individual, detailing the specific concern in order for the complaints to be effectively handled. If there is an odor, provide an intensity ranking from 1 to 5 (1 being minimal and 5 being extreme). By tracking this information, we can begin to establish a more exact map of the affected areas for each event.

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only place to call home!

shadowcreekranchhoa Visit our New HOA Website: www.shadowcreekranchhoa.com


Basketball Courts at the Reflection Bay are open! Due to recent vandalism our courts were closed down but, new goals have been installed for our residents to continue to enjoy a good game of basketball! To protect our beautiful community, cameras will be installed and monitored by our very own, Pearland Police Department! Please report suspicious activity to Pearland Police Department at 281.997.4100

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CITY OF PEARLAND CODE ENFORCEMENT

FALL FEST 2016

MARISA VAZQUEZ

Code Enforcement Supervisor 281.652.1647

BELINDA COWAN

Health Inspector 281.652.1758 ED KIMBERLY

Code Enforcement Officer

CAREY BLAIR

281.652.1727

Health Inspector 281.652.1764 DARLENE ESTRADA

Code Enforcement Officer

RUDOLPH RHAMES

281.652.1640

Housing Enforcement/Rehabilitation Officer 281.652.1992 JAMES POLANCO

Code Enforcement Officer 281.652.1762 COMPLAINT LINE

281.652.1766

CODE ENFORCEMENT

CITY OF PEARLAND SERVICE DIRECTORY DIRECTORY LIST Animal Control City Secretary Communications Community Development Convention & Visitors Bureau Economic Development Engineering Finance Fire Fire Marshal/ Emergency Management Fleet Human Resources Mainline (for general inquiries) Municipal Court Parks & Recreation Planning & Zoning Dept. Police Department Projects Public Works Streets & Drainage Tom Reid Library Water Billing Westside Library

(281) (281) (281) (281) (713) (281) (281) (281) (281)

652-1970 652-1651 652-1625 652-1638 436-5595 997-3000 652-1637 652-1786 997-5851

(281) 997-4650 (281) 652-1926 (281) 652-1618 (281) 652-1600 (281) 997-5900 (281) 412-8900 (281) 652-1765 (281) 997-4100 (281) 652-1732 (281) 652-1900 (281) 652-1910 (281) 652-1677 (281) 652-1603 (713) 436-0995

Shadow Creek

Tai Chi Class

“The Art of being Limitless” 10/6~10/29, 11/10~11/19

Korean Taichi is a mind and body training, using internal energy and the cosmic energy of the universe, integrated with the health principles of Eastern traditional Health Training.

Shadow Creek

Korean Taichi is a mind and body training, using internal energy and the cosmic energy of the universe, integrated with the health principles of Eastern traditional Health Training.

The movements are designed to correctly realign the "T" structure of your body. If your shoulders and hips are evenly horizontal And your spine is perfectly vertical, your vital organs will find their proper positions, your blood and energy Circulation will develop a smooth flow, which ultimately leads to the strengthening of your natural healing abilities and immune system.

The movements are designed to correctly realign the "T" structure of your body. If your shoulders and hips are evenly horizontal And your spine is perfectly vertical, your vital organs will find their proper positions, your blood and energy Circulation will develop a smooth flow, which ultimately leads to the strengthening of your natural healing abilities and immune system.

These movements help adjust and coordinate your muscles and bone structure and also strengthens your lower body so that your body can attain a solid "T" structure

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Aligns and corrects the muscles and bone structures Increase energy Helps control weight Strengthens the lower body Heal andArt open joins “The of being Limitless” Stress management

Shadow Creek

Tai Chi Class

10/6~10/29, 11/10~11/19

Tai Chi Class

“The Art of being Limitless” 10/6~10/29, 11/10~11/19

These movements help adjust and coordinate your muscles and bone structure and also strengthens your lower body so that your body can attain a solid "T" structure

• • • • • •

Aligns and corrects the muscles and bone structures Increase energy Helps control weight Strengthens the lower body Heal and open joins Stress management

Korean Taichi is a mind and body training, using internal energy and the cosmic energy of the universe, integrated with the health principles of Eastern traditional Health Training. The movements are designed to correctly realign the "T" structure of your body. If your shoulders and hips are evenly horizontal And your spine is perfectly vertical, your vital organs will find their proper positions, your blood and energy Circulation will develop a smooth flow, which ultimately leads to the strengthening of your natural healing abilities and immune system. Trainer:

Master Kim

Experience for teaching Yoga & Taichi over 12yrs.

These movements help adjust and coordinate your muscles and bone structure and Manager Body Brain Yoga"T" structure Head Master also strengthens your&lower bodyof soMissouri that yourCity body can & attain a solid

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Thursday 6pm~7pm , Saturday 8am~9am • When: Aligns and corrects the muscles and bone structures • Where: IncreaseReflection energy Pool – 12115 S. Clearlake Loop For: Shadow Creek Ranch Residents • Helps control weight VOLUME VI, ISSUE 11 2016 SHADOW CREEK RANCH • Strengthens the lower body • Heal and open joins • Stress management

Trainer: Master Kim Experience for teaching Yoga & Taichi over 12yrs. Head Master & Manager of Missouri City Body & Brain Yoga

When: Where: For:

Thursday 6pm~7pm , Saturday 8am~9am SHADOW CREEK RESIDENTS ONLY! Reflection Pool – 12115 S. Clearlake Loop Shadow Creek Ranch Residents


How To: Clean Vinyl Siding Vinyl siding is a durable, versatile, and resilient building material, but it does require some routine care and cleaning. The growing popularity of vinyl siding is indisputable. Indeed, U.S. Census Bureau statistics indicate that vinyl siding has been the leading exterior cladding in the U.S. since 1995. Its popularity shows no sign of waning; in 2011, 33% of new single-family homes sold in the U.S. were sided in the material. Because it is an exterior product, vinyl siding can accumulate a host of dirt, grime, and stains on account of things like pollen, bird and insect droppings, spider webs and rust. In shady, moist areas, mold and mildew can grow, and vinyl is also vulnerable to discoloring effects from insecticides, herbicides, and fertilizers. In addition, vinyl siding’s finish may be marred by a number of commonly used household maintenance products, including caulking, driveway sealant, tar, motor oil and paint Luckily, vinyl siding is fairly easy to clean, and there are a wide variety of products to help remove typical stains. According to the Vinyl Siding Institute, the best way is to use a soft cloth or an ordinary long-handled, soft-bristle brush. To prevent streaking, start at the bottom and work up towards the top of the house. Thoroughly rinse any cleaning solution as you go. Some good cleaning solutions include: • 70% water, 30% white vinegar makes a great all-purpose cleanser that removes light mold and mildew stains. • For a stronger solution, mix together one-third cup powdered laundry detergent, two-thirds cup powdered household cleaner, one quart liquid laundry bleach and one gallon of water. • If you are concerned about landscaping, use a solution comprised of one gallon of water mixed with one cup oxygen bleach in a bucket. The oxygen bleach will clean the vinyl without damaging your landscaping. • Simple Green offers an environmentally friendly cleaner that is specially formulated for use on vinyl and aluminum siding, stucco, terra cotta roof tiles and painted wood. The non-toxic biodegradable concentrate can be used manually or with pressure washers. • General household cleansers (e.g., Fantastik, Murphy’s Oil Soap, Windex and Lysol) can be used on tough dirt and stains, including those created by top soil, grass, grease, oil, rust, crayon, ink and bubble gum. Rust stains may be removed using products designed for this purpose (e.g., Super Iron Out and Instant Rust Out). Another effective way to clean vinyl siding is by using a pressure washer, although some manufacturers advise against it, and other manufacturers recommend a limited amount of pressure. If using a pressure washer, be sure to keep the stream at eye level and pointed straight at the siding, not at an angle. That way, you won’t drive water in behind the siding. Use caution when using a pressure washer around openings like windows, doors, and plumbing connections. Avoid using any cleaning products that contain organic solvents, undiluted chlorine bleach, liquid grease remover, nail polish remover, or furniture polish or cleaners. Any of these products might damage the vinyl siding’s surface. Also, avoid using highly-abrasive scrubbers or steel wool; these, too, can cause damage. With just a little bit of time and effort, vinyl siding can be kept looking “like new” and will provide many years of trouble-free protection for your home.

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SCR Neighborly Notes Talking Trash Garbage cans and trash cans should be stored out of view... either in your garage or behind your fence.

Where Are You??? Please clearly mark your house number on the front of your home! If we can’t see your address, it is a deed violation and first responders will not be able to quickly find you in the event of an emergency?

Commercial Vehicles, Trailers and Boats ...OH MY! We are noticing more and more of these vehicles parked all over SCR! The RULE IS they are not allowed to be parked in your driveways or on the streets in SCR.  Please... either put them in your garage or remove them.  Your neighbors will thank you!

Reminder on Parking Residents in various areas of SCR have asked to place reminder in the newsletter regarding parking their vehicle in the street. For the safety of our children and neighbors, if you have multiple cars, please park them in your driveway. Your neighbors will appreciate it. 

Special Pick Up For large items (i.e. stoves, refrigerators, etc...Call City of Pearland for a SPECIAL PICKUP: 281.652.1603.  When cleaning up your yard and cutting back tree limbs and putting it curb side for pick up... remember the trash company will only pick up 10 bags! Lost & Found Have you left something behind at one of the parks or lost an item along the bike paths?  Call the Association office to see if it’s been found!

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Change of Address? Please remember to notify the Association office in writing of address changes. If you are leasing your home, the HOA needs to know. The Association mails information to the address on record unless notified otherwise. In The Dark? Some of you have called in to report streetlights out around SCR.  Please report streetlights to https://slo.centerpoint energy.com/customerslo.aspx Monument light outages should be reported to Answers.TX@fsresidential.com or 713.932.1122  Doggie Business Attention dog owners:  Please make sure your pet does its “business” in the privacy of its own home and not in your neighbor’s yard. 


FINDING UNCOMMON SOLUTIONS FOR ONE OF THE MOST COMMON CANCERS. At Houston Methodist Hospital, we take an aggressive approach to fighting breast cancer. From accelerating high-potential research to creating unique treatments based on a tumor’s genetics, we offer more innovative options to fight breast cancer at every stage. Our breast care specialists are here to help with • Mammograms, using the most advanced imaging technology • Specialized programs for high-risk patients and aggressive forms of breast cancer • Surgery and the latest options for breast reconstruction • Support services including patient navigators and spiritual care • Clinical trials and innovative research focused on prevention and survivorship To schedule your mammogram, call 713.790.3599. Visit houstonmethodist.org/fightbreastcancer to learn more about our breast cancer services.

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The second annual Wobble Before You Gobble Community Health Fair presented by Neighbors Emergency Center was a huge success with a record attendance of 1500 people. This event is Pearland’s biggest fitness, health and community fair that was jointly organized by the Pearland Town Center and Shadow Creek Ranch Outdoors Committee with a partnership from Alvin ISD.  We had more than 40 volunteers from the community who worked with great passion behind the scenes and helped in making the event the success that it was. This year the event was hosted at the Pearland Town Center Fitness and emceed by Elizabeth Thomas, owner of theBURN Personal Training Studio.  There were approximately 55 vendor booths that conducted health screenings, gave free flu shots, free massages, free B12 shots, free consultations and much more.   The event was kicked off with theBURN warming everyone up to the Wobble dance, followed by the National Anthem performed by Nolan Ryan Junior High’s Choir.  It was non-stop from there with Zumba fitness by Body Evolution, Manvel Majestic’s and JV dance team dancing their way to glory, U-Jam fitness by Denitra BruerRobinson got the entire floor moving, Cardio Salsa by Lydia Dungas had everyone shaking their hips to the beat followed by a scintillating performance by Shadow Creek High School’s Sapphire dance team and their Drumline entertained the community with the rhythm of their drum beats.  A CPR Flash Mob organized by our very own Constable Buck Stevens was a hit and very informative.  Bollywood fitness diva, Parmita Modi and her team from Yuva Fitness captivated the crowd with fast pace workouts to Indian music. iLoveKickboxing elevated everyone’s heart rate by teaching punching and kicking combinations and Master’s Taekwondo gathered the community kids and taught the kids several different stances.  The fitness demonstrations ended by cooling down with community Yoga expert Hasita Kartik that demonstrated the proper way to stretch and relax. Throughout the event, Areal Yoga was being demonstrated by “The Heightened experience” and was a delight to watch. Additionally, we had Alvin ISD Police Department do the Drunk Driving/Safe Driving demonstration, the Alvin ISD Book Bus, kids tennis activity, inflatables, rock wall and free henna.  In between demonstrations, kids and adults were invited to do sit-ups, push-ups, burpees and other workouts and received several amazing giveaways all donated by several shops in the Pearland Town Center.  The event has been highly acclaimed and appreciated by the community.  A special thank you to our mascots TOM the Turkey and his sister TAMMY the turkey along with Alvin ISD Education Foundation’s SHELDON the turtle for entertaining the crowd through their workouts, dances and interactions. All the volunteers gathered together for one final Wobble dance performance before the event ended. We will be back next year so stayed tuned. Visit our website http://www. wobblebeforeyougobble.net and subscribe to our Facebook newsfeed by liking our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/WobbleBeforeYouGobble


An “Education for Life” starts at Silverline Montessori • • • •

Private School Highly qualified staff Infant though 5th grade Daily tours by appointment

Now enrolling for summer!! Exciting, fun, educational (STEM) program Silverlake Campus

3121 Cullen Pkwy & Northfork Dr. Pearland, TX 77584

Tel. (281)997-3700

Shadow Creek Campus

2080 Reflection Bay Dr. & CR 2234 Pearland, TX 77584

Tel. (713)436-5070

www.silverlinemontessori.com

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Get it from Seen to Sold with Elizabeth Cencini! Looking to upgrade to a new construction home? Sell your home with your very own Shadow Creek Ranch resident that knows and understands the market value of your home. Elizabeth Cencini was one of 14 realtors in Pearland to be selected on the Pomona Advisory Board. Let her help you as well!

elizabethcencini@remax.net


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Texas Hurricane Season has arrived, which means residents must make sure they are prepared. As you know, just one hurricane can change your life and your community. It is a must to be ready and stay informed. We have developed a series of hurricane tips and tools to give you the information you’ll need to be prepared this season. These tips and tools will prepare you to handle a hurricane, before and after – including creating a plan of action, and more. With FirstService Residential, you don’t have to tackle hurricane season alone. PEARLAND ISSUES HURRICANE SEASON PREPAREDNESS MESSAGE pearlandtx.gov preparedness For up-to-the-minute news and preparedness tips just in time for hurricane season, which begins June 1 and ends Nov. 30.

Yield: 10-12 slices Serving Size: 1 slice Ingredients • 2 very large Fuji apples • 3 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips (I used Nestle) • 1 tablespoon coconut oil • 1 cup caramels, melted (I used Kraft caramels) • Chopped pecans • Popsicle sticks Instructions 1. Slice apples into 1/2” pieces. With a knife make a little slit in the bottom of each apple slice to make it easier to insert a popsicle stick.

3. Place caramels in microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 45-60 seconds.* Do NOT overheat. Stir until smooth. Drizzle melted caramel over chocolate and sprinkle with nuts. 4. Refrigerate for about 1 hour. Serve and enjoy immediately. Apples are best the first day. Store in refrigerator. 5. *For best results, follow the chocolate chip package instructions for melting chocolate and same for caramel. Follow the caramel package instructions for melting caramels. 6. Note: If you’re concerned about biting into an apple seed, just remove them before dipping the apple slice in chocolate.

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We’re in it together!

Shadow Creek Ranch HOA is working with homeowners and residents to ensure Shadow Creek Ranch continues to be a beautiful community for all to enjoy. As part of our continued effort to help keep our community clean, safe and beautiful we maintain an aggressive enforcement of code violations. Excessive Inspection Violations for the month: October 2016 Recycle Bins in Public View

Contact the City of Pearland if you do not wish to own a Recycle Bin. The City of Pearland will contact Waste Management to make arrangements to have it picked up. 281.652.1600

Overgrown Lawn

Lawn Care Maintenance must meet the standards set forth by the Governing Documents of the Association. Failure to comply will result in a violation warning. If the violation is not cured, the management company will hire a landscaper to correct the violation at the homeowner’s expense. Tips or Professional Services can be found at Angie’s List at www.angieslist.com

Damaged Fences

Fences provide privacy, boost safety and security and can add just the right aesthetic touch to the landscape. But they also require maintenance, repair and replacement. ARC applications and the Association’s Governing Documents can be located at www.ShadowCreekRanchHOA.com Tips or Professional Services can be found at Angie’s List at www.angieslist.com

Most Frequently Received Complaints Street Parking

Street Parking is not prohibited in Shadow Creek Ranch or the City of Pearland Report illegal parking or safety issues to: Pearland Police Department Non-Emergency 281.652.1100 City of Pearland Code of Compliance 281.652.1766

Group Homes/ Home Base Businesses

Due to the Federal Fair Housing Acts, Shadow Creek Ranch does not have any guidelines or restrictions in the Governing Documents. To report suspicious activity contact Pearland Police Department Non-Emergency 281.652.1100 if you fear for your safety dial 911.

Pets

Who do I call about stray pets/animals? City of Pearland Animal Control 281.652.1970 Can I have any type of animal I want in Pearland? The City of Pearland has regulations for different types of animals. If you are thinking about owning a pet other than a cat or dog, contact City of Pearland Animal Control

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You must have a current Rabies Certificate. Registration fees can be paid at the Animal Control office. The fee is $10 annually for neutered pets and $20 for unneutered pets. You can also check with your veterinarian - as local veterinarian offices have registration packets for the public.

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A THANKSGIVING FEAST IS TOO GOOD TO WASTE At Thanksgiving, many people give thanks for their good fortunes. We often celebrate by eating a special meal with family and friends—casseroles, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, and, of course, turkey. In fact, about 46 million turkeys are eaten at Thanksgiving. The abundance of food is truly something to be thankful for. However, it is important to consider the effect that our food has on our environment. It takes energy and water to grow, manufacture, and transport our food. Also, in the U.S., we waste about one-fifth of our food—the majority of that winds up in landfills. Not only does this have an environmental cost, it also has a financial cost. We waste the equivalent of $370 worth of food per person each year—or enough money to buy about 21 turkeys for each American. This Thanksgiving, show your appreciation for our bounty of food by throwing away less. Here are some tips to get you started.

TIPS TO AVOID FOOD WASTE THIS THANKSGIVING SHOP SMART. The best strategy to avoid food waste and save money is to buy only what you need. As a bonus, you’ll have more room in your fridge to store all your holiday food. PLAN AHEAD. Write down the ingredients you’ll need to prepare your feast and how much of each you will need to buy. Shop your kitchen first to see what food you already have on hand, then make your grocery list.

WHEN PURCHASING FOOD, check the date on the food package to ensure there is enough time for you to use it before it spoils. Pick up refrigerated and frozen foods just before checkout. Put any items that spoil easily in a thermal bag for the ride home and put them in the refrigerator or freezer within two hours of shopping. STORE FOODS PROPERLY. Storing your fruits and vegetables properly will help to ensure they don’t spoil before it’s time to cook your special meal. As a bonus, they’ll also taste better. STORE LEFTOVERS PROPERLY AND EAT THEM BEFORE THEY EXPIRE. Give yourself

a break from cooking. After spending hours in the kitchen whipping up a Thanksgiving feast, you can relax knowing you have leftovers in the fridge. Just be sure to store them properly. Cut the turkey into small pieces and store it separately from the stuffing. Within two hours of cooking, put leftovers into shallow containers in the fridge. This will allow them to cool more quickly so they spend less time in the food danger zone—40 to 140 degrees F. Use them within three to four days or freeze them. Most food is thrown away because it has spoiled. If you are worried that all your Thanksgiving leftovers will go bad before you can eat them, there are a few things you can try. • Designate an “Eat First” area of your fridge to store foods that are closest to spoiling. • Send food home with your guests. If they are traveling for more than two hours, the food should be stored in a cooler with freezer packs. • Host a Leftover Party the day after Thanksgiving and ask guests to bring a dish made from their leftover Thanksgiving feast.

COMPOST OR DONATE YOUR FOOD

Despite our best efforts, it can be hard to prevent all our Thanksgiving leftovers from spoiling. But, at least we can prevent some of them from going in the trash. Currently, 95 percent of our food waste ends up in landfills. Instead, turn your food scraps into nutrients for your yard by composting them. Only certain foods can be composted in a backyard bin. Vegetable and fruit scraps, coffee grounds and filters, and used tea bags are good choices. Do not compost meat, bones, fish, dairy products, grease, or oil. Didn’t need as many cans of pumpkin as you thought? You can also donate non-perishable and unspoiled perishable foods to food banks and pantries in your community.

STOP FOOD WASTE ALL YEAR LONG

It’s a shame to let that delicious Thanksgiving feast spoil. Hopefully this post has given you some ideas to prevent that. But, food waste is a year-round problem. On average, 36 pounds of food per person is wasted each month. These tips can help you prevent food waste and save money all year long.

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