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Twin Lakes Subdivision Harris County MUD No. 255

Twin Lakes Second Annual Summer Picnic The entire Twin Lakes community, young and old alike, is invited to attend our Summer Picnic on Sunday, August 26th, from 4 to 7 PM at the Twin Lakes Clubhouse. The event is sponsored by Harris County MUD No. 255, along with Regional Water Corporation and the Twin Lakes Women’s Association. There will also be opportunities to learn about our water supply and conservation of this precious resource. You may email or phone 713-849-1925 to let us know how many are attending. So please bring the family out for some great food and lots of fun activities!


The pool is located at 13000 Twin Lakes Blvd. ****CLOSED TUESDAYS**** Monday 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Tuesday Closed Wednesday - Saturday 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Sunday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM August 27th through September 3rd Monday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Tuesday Closed Wednesday - Friday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Saturday 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Sunday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Labor Day 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM The following qualifications must be met in order to use the pool facilities:

1. You must be a resident member and/or guest of a resident member. 2. Resident must be current on annual maintenance fees in order to use facilities. 3. Pool rules are posted at the pool and will be enforced. 4. Resident must sign in order to use facility. Should you have any questions regarding the operation or maintenance of your recreation facility, please contact Crest Management at 281-579-0761 or any Board member.

Water Smart Partners

Harris County MUD No. 255 was recognized at the Awards Luncheon of the Association of Water Board Directors - Texas Annual Conference held this past July. Their participation in the Water Smart Program for 2012 helps promote water conservation within our community and throughout the state of Texas. June Water Report: Below is the consumption report for June 2012 showing the water usage for all residences in the district. The average water usage has increased from 19,290 gallons per household for the month of May to 29,732 gallons per household for the month of June. The district exceeded our water usage limit by 3,913,800 gallons for the month of June, so we incurred a fee of $9,784.50. Rate Order Tiers

June May 2012 2012

0 To 5,001 To

5,000 Gallons 10,000 Gallons

9 11

21 54

10,001 To 15,001 To 20,001 To

15,000 Gallons 20,000 Gallons 25,000 Gallons

37 54 64

78 90 54

25,001 To 30,001 To Over

30,000 Gallons 50,000 Gallons 50,001 Gallons

67 128 26

40 50 2

Back to School August 27th! Published by: Krenek Printing 7102 Glen Chase Ct • Houston, TX 77095 • 281-463-8649 August 2012 Twin Lakes email: for articles • for business ads • for classified ads


How does your usage compare with these numbers? Your usage can be found on your monthly bill, simply multiply reported amount by 1,000 (example: 29.7 x 1,000 = 29,700 gallons). If you would like additional information on ways to conserve water, you may contact Stephen Woodring, President of Regional Water Corporation, email: or call 281-897-9100. The next meeting for the Harris County MUD No. 255 Board of Directors is to be held on Thursday, August 9, 2012 beginning at 12 noon at the offices of Smith, Murdaugh, Little & Bonham, L.L.P. located at 1100 Louisiana Street, Suite 400, Houston, TX, 77002. All are welcome to attend.

TWIN LAKES CLUBHOUSE Our neighborhood has a beautiful clubhouse, which can be rented for birthday parties, wedding/baby showers or whatever the need may be. Anyone interested in renting the clubhouse, please contact Crest Management at 281-579-0761.

WANTED: YOUR NEWSLETTER ITEMS Do you want to acknowledge a family member or neighbor’s birthday, anniversary or graduation? Would you like to express your appreciation for an act of kindness? Do you have a photo, a commentary or words of wisdom to share with your Twin Lakes neighbors? If so, why not take the opportunity to submit these items to our community newsletter? Articles should be typed and submitted BEFORE the newsletter deadline, which is the 10th of each month. Please contact Crest Management, at 281-579-0761, for more information.


Help Needed For Foster Kitten and Puppy Program

We are Twin Lakes residents and we are involved with the foster program for the Houston SPCA. This program helps abandoned kitten and puppies until they are old enough to be put up for adoption. Anyone wanting to help this wonderful program is encouraged to donate clean towels and washcloths (preferably white or light colors), small stuffed animals, non-clumping cat sand and older heating pads that do not have an automatic shut-off. The SPCA is always looking for volunteers as well - to help in this program. For information and drop-off of donations, please contact: Jill Lokay Phone: 832-328-8186 Address: 5351 Summer Snow Drive (Twin Lakes)

SALES TAX HOLIDAY AUGUST 17 - 19, 2012 In 2012, Texas shoppers get a break from state and local sales taxes on August 17th, 18th and 19th - the state’s annual tax holiday. Lay-away plans can be used again this year to take advantage of the sales tax holiday. As in previous years, the law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100 from sales and use taxes, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend. Go to www.window.state. for details on included items and restrictions.

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The TLWA Board met in July to plan our Ladies’ Potluck Dinner and other upcoming fall events. As our meeting was after the publication deadline for this issue, we ask that you check the website at, watch our neighborhood marquis as you drive in and/ or call any of our Board members for more information about our activities. We hope you will join us, especially if you are new to the neighborhood or just new to TLWA. Our purpose is to foster community simply by having fun!!

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Family Pool Party Summer Picnic We hope that you saved the date, and are planning to join us at the clubhouse for a Family Pool Party on Sunday, August 26th from 4-7 pm. This is Twin Lakes second annual summer picnic, co-sponsored by Harris County MUD #255, Regional Water Corporation and TLWA. There will be food, fun and games, so bring the whole family!

ARTS AND CRAFTS Our group meets Thursday mornings from 10:00 AM - noon. We socialize while working on our own project (cross stitch, crochet, knit, jewelry making, etc.). To find out where we are meeting, call Carol Batt, 713-937-1341 or thebattfamily@ (email). We would love for you to join us!

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This group is finishing up its summer break and will be starting soon. If you are interested in the group or would like more information, please contact Linda Parson 713-937-4966.

DROP-IN-TENNIS Tennis will take a break for the summer and resume in September. If you are interested in joining this group then, please contact Karen Andalcio 713591-8529.

Wednesday Morning Games Our Mah Jong, Canasta and 42 Dominos games will be taking a break for the summer. If you enjoy games, please join us in the fall! The contact person is Bev Watts 713-983-0584.

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You are cordially invited to join the Twin Lakes Women’s Association, Inc. The purpose of our organization is to offer opportunities for social interaction, personal enrichment and a support network for the women of Twin Lakes.   Annual dues for the 2012-2013 year are $35. To join, please fill out the registration form and send it with your check made to TLWA. We look forward to your participation in our functions and welcome your suggestions. Sincerely, Bev Watts 713-983-0584 Linda Parson 713-937-4966 Sherri Alexander 832-309-0410 Membership Chairs

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I give my permission for my child’s name and phone number to be published in the ‘Teenage Job Seekers’ section of our subdivision newsletter. Parent Signature ____________________________________________________ Mail to: Krenek Printing Co. 7102 Glen Chase Ct., Houston, TX 77095 email: August 2012

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TWIN LAKES TEENAGE JOB SEEKERS If you are between 12 and 18 and would like to be added to the teenage job seeker’s list, please fill out the form in the newsletter with your name, age, birthdate (mon. & yr.), phone number, (one only) year you will graduate (or grade presently in) and the name of your subdivision. Check the list of jobs you want on your form. Mail to Krenek Printing, 7102 Glen Chase Ct., Houston, TX 77095 or email to Must have parent(s) permission. Emily Freeman - B, P Sarah Gheida - PP, B Colton Bucey - B, PP Leah Gheida - B, PP, T, SL Katie Kelbe - B, CPR, FAC, RCC Elyse Hungate - B Gemma Edwards - B, P Meghan-Elizabeth Beckman - B, H, PP

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MICROCHIPPING - FOR YOUR DOG OR CAT At the Lakes on Eldridge Clubhouse, Saturday, August 18, 2012 from 8 AM to 12 Noon. Cost: $20 It is very important that any pet gets microchipped. If you don’t think it is, check around to see how many “LOST DOG” signs you see in Houston and in our neighborhood. A nametag is very important too, because someone can read it easily, but collars can come off and tags can fall off or become faded. A microchip lasts for the lifetime of the animal and never has to be replaced. Take advantage of this great service we’re lucky to be able to provide at the Community Information Event at the Lakes on Eldridge Clubhouse on August 18, 2012 from 8 AM to 12 noon. We, the Lakes on Eldridge Pet Safety Committee, will be offering microchipping at a great discount. The microchip we are using provides international service, which is great for residents who might be traveling abroad, are planning on moving sometime in the future or for the many Expats in our neighborhood.

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• Time now to make plans for fall landscaping projects. • Clean up flowerbeds of fallen foliage, yellowed leaves and dead wood. Light green leaves may signify lack of iron (chlorosis). Correct with iron cheleates. • Cut off old dead foliage on irises. Scratch in a little bone meal around the roots. • Prune roses to reshape and groom plants for fall growth. • Wait until November to plant petunias and pansies. • Chinch bug damage is obvious now. You will have areas of thin and/or dead turf where they weren’t brought under control. There is a new generation going now. This batch causes the most damage. Use Dursban to stop the damage. • Until the weather gets back to the 80’s, St. Augustine grass grows slowly. If you fill in with sod, don’t expect a fast turnaround. The sod may look like it’s not growing while it puts down roots. You will need to water the new sod often and deeply to get it started but this also creates a disease environment. Water early so the sun can dry the turf. • Now is a good time to work new beds. Till them up, add organic material, mix it in, then let them cure for a month or so. Add in any amendments like micro-nutrients. Keep the beds moist so the microorganisms have a favorable environment. Stylist Position Available

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List of Clothing, Footwear and Backpacks and Their Exemption Status During the Sales Tax Holiday. TAXED TAX-FREE • Baby clothes • Accessories (generally) - barrettes, elastic ponytail holders, wallets, watches • Backpacks for use by elementary • Backpacks - unless for use by elementary and secondary students and secondary students • Belts with attached buckles • Baseball cleats and pants • Boots - cowboy, hiking • Belt buckles (without belt) • Caps/hats - baseball, fishing, golf, knitted • Boots - climbing, fishing, rubber work boots, ski, waders • Coats and wraps • Buttons and zippers • Diapers - adult and baby • Cloth and lace, knitting yarns, • Dresses and other fabrics • Gloves (generally) • Gym suits and uniforms • Dry cleaning services • Football pants • Hooded shirts and hooded sweatshirts • Golf gloves • Hosiery • Handbags and purses • Jackets • Jeans • Handkerchiefs • Hard hats • Jerseys - baseball and football • Helmets - bike, baseball, football, • Jogging apparel hockey, motorcycle, sports • Neckwear and ties • Ice skates • Pajamas • Jewelry • Pants and trousers • Laundering services • Raincoats and ponchos • Robes • Leather goods - except belts with • Shirts buckles and wearing apparel • Pads - football, hockey, soccer, • Shoes - sandals, slippers, sneakers, tennis, walking elbow, knee, shoulder • Personal flotation devices • Socks (including athletic) • Shorts • Rented clothing (including uniforms, • Suits, slacks and jackets formal wear and costumes) • Sweatshirts • Roller blades and skates • Sweat suits • Safety clothing, glasses • Shoes - bicycle (cleated), bowling, golf • Sweaters • Swimsuits • Underclothes • Work clothes and uniforms

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Texas Representative Duane Bohac honored four Eagle Scouts at their court of honor: from left: Ryan Patrick Andrew Juergens, Rep. Bohac, Bishop Ron Barrow (leader of the church sponsoring Troop 996), Larry Heki and Quinn Taylor.

BOY SCOUT TROOP 996 Four Scouts Honored with Eagle Rank

Four Eagle Scouts held a combined court of honor celebrating their attainment of Boy Scouts of America’s highest rank. The four young men, all of troop 996, sponsored by the Copperfield Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, are Andrew Juergens, Larry Heki, Quinn Taylor and Ryan Patrick. Only about five percent of Boy Scouts persevere to reach the rank of Eagle, so having four from one troop at the same time is outstanding. Each Eagle Scout has completed at least 21 merit badges and has served in a series of leadership roles and he must complete a selfdirected major project. The accomplishment says much about the character of the young man, but also much about his scout leaders and parents, who have encouraged him over many years. During the June 27th court of honor ceremony, Texas Rep. Duane Bohac honored the Eagles as guest speaker. Andrew Juergens is the son of Kurt and Gretchen Juergens. He is about to start his senior year at Langham Creek High School. His Eagle project was to collect used baseball and softball equipment, donated to RBI (Recycled Baseball Items). The baseball equipment will be used for inner city baseball teams and the softball equipment will be sent to troops overseas.


Larry Heki is the son of Scott and Charlotte Heki. He graduated from Langham Creek High School in 2010. Larry actually completed his Eagle requirements last summer, but left for a year of study at Brigham Young University before there was time to celebrate with a court of honor. His Eagle project was done for the Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District’s Nature Trails facility. It was a conservation project in which he led and participated in the removal of an invasive species of water plant, the parrotfeather, a noxious weed that is a native water plant of the Amazon River in South America. He also built two new floating platforms to place in the pond for the turtles, ducks and other wildlife to use to sun themselves or to rest on. Larry has been studying chemistry and leaves in late August to serve as a missionary for two years in Finland. Quinn Taylor is the son of Tim and Janet Taylor and the third in the family to earn the rank of Eagle. His project was completed for Houston Marine Moms. He organized the collection and sorting of donations used for care packages sent to Marines serving in Afghanistan. Quinn is a well-known basketball player for Langham Creek High School. He will be attending Utah State University on a basketball scholarship this fall, studying civil engineering. After his freshman year he plans to serve as a missionary for two years before returning to sports and school. Ryan Patrick is also a basketball player. It was through his basketball friendship with Quinn Taylor, starting in third grade, that Ryan learned of scouting and got involved in Troop 996. He is the son of Rich and Jeannie Patrick. His project was to make large animal feeders for Boys and Girls Country. Many of the students at Boys and Girls Country participate in FFA (Future Farmers of America) competitions with the hope of earning college scholarships. Ryan’s project was to help them in their efforts. Ryan will be attending Texas A&M University this fall, in the Mays School of Business.

HOMESCHOOL PACK 164 Cub Scouts is a fun way to teach boys about character, respect, responsibility and many other traits. Pack 164 is a Christian, home school Cub Scout Pack that services the Greater West Houston/Katy area. Pack 164 promotes service to God, to country and to others. If you are interested and your son is entering 1st through 5th grade, please contact “Van” VanZant at or at 281-8518374. We will also have an informational meeting and registration Thursday, August 16th at 7 PM at the Bear Creek Community Center.

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Boy Scout Troop 61 Young men between the ages of 11-18 are encouraged to visit Boy Scout Troop 61 at 7:00 PM Wednesday nights at Peace Community Church, 5151 Addicks Satsuma Road, Houston, Texas, 77084. They will get a hands-on experience of what Scouting has to offer and have the opportunity to visit with the Scouts and their adult leaders to learn more about the things the troop has done during meetings and activities. Scouting activities include camping, fishing, archery, rifle/shotgun shooting, hiking, first aid, wilderness survival, community service, citizenship, swimming, leadership, white-water rafting and much more. Troop 61 camps each month and has a group that goes to High Adventure Camp and to Merit Badge Camps each summer. Boy Scout Troop 61 meets from 7:00 to 8:00 PM every Wednesday in the Activity Room at Peace Community Church. Contact Mike Viator with Troop 61 if your son is interested in joining a local Boy Scout Troop. Cell: 713-409-1934,



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August Exhibitions in the Bosque Gallery Summer in the gallery closes with the talent of ceramics artist Suzanne Shield-Polk with her “POSTCARDS: Then and Now” exhibition on display through Aug. 16th featuring video images projected onto ceramic bottles and a wall installation. Fall in the gallery opens with an exhibition featuring the work of Suzanne Manns on display Aug. 28th - Sept. 20th. Go to for Bosque Gallery information. Fall Registration Still Under Way LSC-CyFair offers options and flexibility for high school students, first time college students, career changers and those with busy lifestyles! Check out Weekend College, workforce certificates, First Year Communities, Dual Credit courses and more available this fall! Weekday classes begin Aug. 27th and Weekend College begins Sept. 7th, so register now. go to for information. L.I.F.E. Lessons in August The Learning, Inspiration, Fellowship and Enrichment (L.I.F.E.) programs are free and held Wednesdays at 10 am in the Lone Star College-CyFair Branch Library (Room 131). Programs include “The Secret of Optimal Health” Aug. 8th, “Kleb Family Pioneers” Aug. 15th, “Savor the Flavor - Asian Noodle Salad” Aug. 22nd and “Jitterbug Genealogy” Aug. 29th. Call the library at 281-290-3214 for L.I.F.E. program information or go to our online website.   Library Offers Something for Everyone The Harris County Public Library Lone Star College-CyFair Branch offers children, teens and adults a variety of monthly book clubs, workshops, blogs, programs, storytimes and activities year round. Go online to for information.  

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Cy-Fair Women’s Club Women Serving the Community Making a difference is what we strive for all year long. It was an honor creating the Breast Cancer Pillows this month and it was a pleasure to meet our scholarship recipients during our June meeting. We wish them all great success in their personal endeavors. We are very proud to have had the opportunity to support several organizations again this year. A few of these organizations are Reach Unlimited, Mission of Yahweh, Cy-Hope, Cypress Assistance Ministries, Magnificat House and the Glory Ranch. Our goal is to continue assisting our community and making a personal difference. Please remember to come join us in August, as we are all looking forward to a SPA like experience to help us prepare for our very special marketplace event “Shop Til You Drop” on September 8th. Mark your calendars. You don’t want to miss this event! CWC is a service organization that gives back to the community, so all funds raised will go right back to the community in scholarships for graduating high school seniors, at Lone Star College, Cy-Fair and grants to other non-profits in our community as well. Membership for the Cy-Fair Women’s Club is open to all ladies in Northwest Houston/Cypress neighborhoods. Currently we meet the first Thursday of most months at West Houston Church of Christ. Our meetings begin with social time and refreshments at 7:00 PM immediately followed by a program at 7:30 PM. The church is located at the corner of Queenston and West Road. Our monthly meetings are not only educational and enjoyable, but they develop lasting fellowships. We look forward to meeting you there! Please contact Susan McLeroy, Membership Chair at if you have any questions about our club or need directions to the church.

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Cypress Family Fellowship will hold its 3rd Annual Garage Sale on Saturday, August 4th, from 7:00 am - 2:00 pm. Rain or shine the sale will go on as it will be held inside the church! Come shop in air-conditioned comfort! There will be tons of items... baby clothes, shoes, clothing for all ages, furniture, games and toys... just to name a few! All proceeds from the sale will benefit the many missions and/or missionaries supported by CFF. The church is located at 17330 West Little York Rd, Houston 77084, between Queenston & Barker-Cypress.

Langham Creek Lobo band first annual garage sale

The Langham Creek Lobo band would like to announce its first annual garage sale “Play it Again!” to be held on Saturday, August 25th (with a rain date of Sept. 1st) at Family of Faith Lutheran Church at 16710 fm 529 from 8 am - 1 pm. Please come and support our band as you shop the multitude of treasures donated by our generous families!

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34 th Annual Deerfield Village Christmas Bazaar Friday, Nov. 2nd - 12 - 8 pm Saturday, November 3rd - 9 am - 4 pm Deerfield Village Rec. Center at Clay Road Between Barker-Cypress & Highway 6 Lots and lots of Christmas goodies.

GOLF TOURNAMENTS Cy-Fair Houston Chamber extends invitation to golfers to participate in Annual FORE Cy-Fair Golf Tournament FORE Cy-Fair, the Chamber’s Annual Golf Tournament will be held at Longwood Golf Club on Monday, September 24th with an 11:30 am scramble-shotgun start. The tournament will provide a dynamic networking opportunity for those who do business - or want to do business - in this dynamic and growing region called Cy-Fair.   Area businesses can sign on for a variety of sponsorship and marketing opportunities, which offer exposure to tournament participants, as well as, the more than 1,300 Chamber members through email and web marketing campaigns.   The tournament kicks off with registration at 9:30 AM. During that time, participants can also take part in a putting contest and fuel up with a provided lunch. Golf gets underway at 11:30 AM with a scramble-shotgun start. An awards dinner and raffle will start at 5 PM.  

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In addition to the sponsorships, the public is invited to purchase $10 raffle tickets for some great prizes. Raffle tickets will be available at the chamber office and at member businesses throughout the Cy-Fair area. You need not be present to win. Rhonda Sandel, CEO of Texas Emergency Care Center of Cypress is committee chair and Mark McShaffry, owner of The Backyard Grill will serve as co-chair for the 2012 tournament. The title underwriter for the 2012 tournament is Texas Emergency Care Center of Cypress.   A wide variety of sponsorship opportunities ranging from $500 to $7,500 are still available. Non-golfers are also welcome at the dinner and raffle. The cost is $25. To become a sponsor or to RSVP for the dinner call Casey Cargle at the Chamber office at 281-3731390 or visit the website.   A portion of the proceeds from the tournament, dinner and auction benefit the Adam Skinner Memorial Scholarship of the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation. Adam Skinner was a 12 year-old Cy-Fair youth who died in a tragic traffic accident in 1999 and a scholarship endowment has been established in his memory. The Chamber has contributed more than $74,000 to the endowment.  

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FUNDRAISERS Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) The 2012 Jeans & Jewels ™ luncheon The luncheon will honor Betty Griffin and will be held on Thursday, September 20th at Shirley Acres. The luncheon is being chaired by Linda Brown and Courtney Cook. The honoree is Betty Griffin. Betty is the owner of Scruples and has been very fortunate to have the opportunity to turn her passion into a career. Over the years, Scruples has felt that giving time and resources back to the community is a very important and treasured responsibility.

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Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) is pleased to announce that its 2012 Jeans & Jewels™ Gala will honor long-time volunteers and supporters Valerie and John vonBerg. The gala will be held Saturday, October 27th at the Woodlands Waterway Marriott. The event is being co-chaired by Jennifer Grigsby, Irene Skor and Lauren Temple. The gala Advisory Committee is comprised of: Pauline Adams, Susan Caldwell, Kathy Carson, Carol Cobb, Peggy Jo Coker, Margie Crump, Susan Diehl, Suzanne Ellis, Linda Fowler, Karla Hickman, Raelene Hill, Dana Hines, Diane Reiner, Jackie Riley, Merle Rumsey, Diane Porter, Lou Shirley, Louise Slater, Kathy Stevens, Sue Stewart and Valerie vonBerg. Valerie vonBerg first became involved with NAM after her mother passed away. She knew firsthand the challenges of being a caregiver to an elderly parent and she wanted to help others. She began driving Meals on Wheels routes for NAM and also driving seniors on errands through the Senior Wheels program. The vonBerg’s are also very generous donors to NAM. Valerie currently serves on the Board of Trustees, the Endowment Board and the Jeans and Jewels Advisory Committee. Gala tickets are $175 and tables start at $1,750. Luncheon tickets are $60 and tables start at $600. For more information, contact Tanecia at 281-885-4608 or (email).


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The Cypress, TX Alumnae Chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha is excited to announce that plans are underway for our 2nd Annual Pink Tie Affair Casino Evening from 7:00 - 11:30 PM, on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at the Sterling Country Club at Houston National. General admission is $50 per person, Texas Hold’em Entry is an add’l $20 per person. The Pink Tie Affair is an opportunity for the local community to gather in celebration and remembrance of those who have been affected by breast cancer. The evening will include Casino Games, a Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament, Hors d’oeuvres, Dancing, Door Prizes, Raffle and a Silent Auction. In order to make our fundraiser as successful as possible, we are looking to the good neighbors of our Community for their support. There are many ways in which you can contribute to the Pink Tie Affair as either a sponsor or a donor. The Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization as defined by the Internal Revenue Code, Section 501(c) 3 and all qualified donations made to ZTA Foundation are tax-deductable, so please consider helping us make a difference in the lives of women everywhere. The Pink Tie Affair fundraising event, through the ZTA Foundation, supports breast cancer education and awareness, the Komen Race for the Cure® Survivor program, scholarships, educational programming and leadership development. Through our affiliations with The Susan G. Komen Foundation, Yoplait, The NFL and Self Magazine, the ZTA Foundation has donated millions of dollars to this worthy cause. As one of the leading causes of death in women, breast cancer affects us all. We had a great turnout for last year’s first annual, raising $7000 toward our cause and anticipate an even better 2012. If you are interested in purchasing tickets or other ways of contributing to the event, please contact Natalie Taylor at or, our website. We hope to have your support and to see you there!

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On Sunday, August 19th beginning at 8:30 AM, St. Cuthbert Episcopal Church will be hosting a Blood Drive with a mobile unit set up in their parking lot. Registration and donor forms will be available in the Parish Hall. To donate you must be at least 17 years of age, at least 110 lbs. and in good general health. Remember, it takes about 15 minutes and one pint of blood to save three lives. St. Cuthbert is located at 17020 West Road, Houston (the northeast corner of West and Queenston). Go to and visit us.

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Houston Family Arts Center Actors Academy Announces 2012 Summer Camps! Houston Family Arts Center (HFAC) Actors Academy announces their 2012 Summer Performing Arts Camps. This summer, the HFAC Actors Academy is offering 37 different 1 and 3-week performing arts camps for grades 1-12. HFAC camps run through August 26, 2012 and feature acting, singing and dance instruction as well as performance opportunities in musicals, dramas and comedies - especially designed for kids and teens!   The HFAC Actors Academy 3-week Musical Theatre Performance Camps for grades 1-3 and 4-6 are A Year with Frog and Toad, Disney’s Cinderella Kids, Jack and the Giant, and Disney’s The Jungle Book Kids. HFAC is offering twelve 1-week camps for grades 1-6 that include Acting Up, Imagination Theatre, Triple Threat Fun, The Lights of Broadway, Nail that Audition, Disney Magic, Mix-up Melodrama, Musical Theatre Song & Dance, Fractured Fairy Tales, Actors Workshop, When You Wish Upon a Star and So You Want to be a Pop Star.   HFAC has numerous performance opportunities for teens in grades 7-12 including a 4-week performance camp for 42nd Street, a 1-week Triple Threat Boot Camp, a 1-week Jazz Intensive, a 2-week performance camp for Lend Me a Tenor and a 3-week performance camp for the Gilbert & Sullivan favorite The Pirates of Penzance.

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One A-Chord is an interdenominational men’s and women’s singing group with a music ministry to the elderly in Katy and West Houston. We enjoy entertaining with a combination of music including Sacred (Gospel and Traditional), Broadway (this year will feature “Music Man”), “Only in America” - great # 1 hits from the big band era, Patriotic and “Old Standards.” 

Our group (Including singers, dancers, instrumentalists and “Hams”) creates an hour of musical entertainment for the residents. 
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  We will be starting rehearsals for our new singing season on Monday, August 6th, at 9:30 am at St. Peter’s UMC in Asbury Hall, 20775 Kingsland Blvd., Katy. We will have seven rehearsals before starting our new season. For additional information, please call Gail (Music Director) 281-347-0233, Bill (Scheduling and Administration) 281-347-2520 or Jackie (Historian and Chaplain) 281-347-1568. you can check out our website for our current schedule and repertoire.

Houston Northwest Chamber Announces 2 nd Annual CreekFest A Local Celebration of Art and Outdoors

The Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce CreekFest Houston 2012 on Saturday, October 13, 2012, 10 AM - 5 PM. This celebration of the Arts and Outdoors in Northwest Houston will be held along the parkway between Collins Park and Meyer Park along Cypresswood Drive, rain or shine. CreekFest events include an Adventure Race, Duathlon, 5k/10k run, Marketplace (merchants and visual artists), children’s art activities at Pearl Fincher Museum, children’s events at the Barbara Bush Library and Cypress Creek Christian Community Center, FACE Free Children’s Series Concert, Chalk Artists and local entertainment performing throughout the day. CreekFest Houston 2012 is a collaborative project of the Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce, Harris County Barbara Bush Library, The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts, Cypress Creek Christian Community Center, Cypress Creek Foundation for the Arts (FACE), Harris County Precinct 4 County Parks Department, Greater Houston Off Road Biking Association (GHORBA), Northwest Houston Arts Alliance; Cypress Creek Greenway Project, Cypresswood Landing and Crossing Shopping Centers and many area merchants.

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This FREE family event is designed to: Celebrate the wonderful outdoor amenities that make Northwest Houston a great place to live, work and play; promote area visual and performing arts and artists; Create awareness and encourage usage of Precinct 4 Collins Park and the Greenways along Cypress Creek; raise money for the economic development initiatives of the Chamber and local charities and help build a new perspective and community pride for the Cypress Creek Cultural District and Northwest Houston’s Town Center. Proceeds from the CreekFest art auction will directly benefit the Houston Northwest Chamber Foundation that provides scholarships and funding for community improvement programs. CreekFest 2012 will feature opportunities for Boy Scouts to earn Merit Badges and local schools to bring programs such as choirs and bands as well as organizations such as cheerleaders, dance teams and club teams out to be recognized and perform for the community. For information about this event, call the Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce at 281-440-4160, or visit - the website.

Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company 2012-2013 Season Museum of Dysfunction, August 9-18, 2012, STUDIO 101 (1824 Spring Street, Houston 77007). Kimberly Akimbo, By David Lindsay-Abaire, Directed by Ron Jones, November 29-December 15, 2012, STUDIO 101 (1824 Spring Street, Houston 77007). Kimberly Akimbo is a play written in 2000 by Pulitzer prize-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire. Its title character is a lonely teenage girl suffering from a disease a lot like progeria, that causes her to age 4 and a half times as fast as normal. Thus, Kimberly is trapped inside the frail physical body of an elderly woman. She meets another misfit (a teenage boy) and the two form an attachment to one another that borders on attraction. The situation is not helped by Kimberly’s rapidly deteriorating health. Soon Kimberly’s family gets mixed up in some crazy money schemes and the family gets emotionally destroyed.

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Visit the St. Mary’s Fall Gift Market!

On September 28th and 29th, from 9 AM to 3 PM, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church is hosting its annual Fall Gift Market. This is the ideal event to kick off your holiday shopping and decorating! The convenient location at the corner of Louetta Road and N. Eldridge Parkway makes it easy to shop the selection of unique jewelry, home decor, flower arrangements, handcrafted gifts, collectibles, pottery, candles and trendy clothing for ladies and children. The Fall Gift Market also features The Tea Room offering the famous taco soup, sandwiches, desserts and homemade baked goods, plus the Silent Auction/Raffle benefiting church-affiliated projects and outreach. For more information, please visit or call Jennifer (281-655-8774) or Terri (713-301-8791). St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 15415 N. Eldridge Parkway, Cypress, Texas 77429-2005, 281-370-8000.


Are you looking for unique gifts, shopping for home decor, scrumptious desserts, a boutique and delicious homemade chicken soup? Then come prepared to shop and eat at The Annual St. Bartholomew Happy Hearts Bazaar, 5356 Eleventh Street, Katy TX 77493 on Saturday, October 6th, from 4 pm to 7 pm and Sunday, October 7th, from 8 am to 4 pm. High quality handmade gifts, items to decorate your home, a boutique with purses, jewelry, etc., delicious homemade desserts - cookies, cakes, pies, kolaches, pigs in the blanket, candies and mouth-watering, yummy chicken soup for a quick meal and available to take home. Breakfast pastries will be available Sunday morning. We are a friendly group and are looking forward to meeting and serving you!


This is the BIG ONE . . . If you or someone you know would like to display and sell Arts, Crafts and/or Market/Retail Items at one of the most successful Arts & Crafts Shows in this area, then this is for you! The Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, will be hosting their 20th Annual Gingerbread Village Holiday Market on Saturday, October 27, 2012. Over 130 booth spaces are available. The Arts and Crafts Show will be held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 6646 Addicks-Satsuma, Houston, Texas 77084 (just north of I-10 @ Hwy. 6). Please contact Susie Schwartz at for booth rental information. Apply early - Booths sell out quickly & you don’t want to miss this one!

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The 10th Annual Fall Home & Garden Show, The Woodlands presents Tips, Trends and Tools to create your dream home Save the date for the 10th Annual Fall Home and Garden Show at The Woodlands, Saturday August 25th, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM and Sunday, August 26th, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott, 1601 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77380. Dr. Lori, star appraiser of Discovery Channel’s Auction Kings, returns to the Show. Dr. Lori has been featured on NBC’s The Tonight Show, Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and Anderson Cooper’s talk show. Other special guest appearances will include Randy Lemmon, Newsradio 740 KTRH GardenLine host; Brenda Beust Smith, The Lazy Gardener blogger for the Houston Chronicle and more. Speaking schedule will be posted soon at along with a complete list of exhibitors. See what’s new in home décor, remodeling, kitchen and bath, energy efficiency, landscaping and outdoor living. More than 200 local home improvement experts will be available with exhibits and presentations that will inspire, educate and help you get started in the right direction on home projects. Tickets: Cash only. Adults $9, Seniors $7 and free for children under 12. An ATM will be located near the ticket window.   Parking: FREE parking in the Parking Garage behind the Convention Center next to the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion on Six Pines and Lake Robbins, with a covered walkway to the Convention Center. Visit the website for additional parking information.   For more information on the 10th Annual Fall Home & Garden Show at The Woodlands, visit, where a discount coupon for $1 off show admission will be available, along with special offers from exhibitors.

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The Thomas A. Glazier Senior Education Center is located at 16600 Pine Forest Lane, 77084; one block south of the intersection of Hwy. 6 and Clay Road. All classes/programs are FREE for Harris County residents aged 55+. Must register in person with photo ID in order to participate in the program and attend all future classes. You may register Monday-Friday from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm. If you have questions, classes offered or need directions, please call us at 713-274-3250. If you are currently registered at Glazier - call us and ask about our new classes. You may register over the phone for any new classes. Volunteer Opportunities available, please call to speak to us about teaching your own class! August Schedule  August 1st - 30th; Basic Computer Class Registration; (comprehensive 4-week session) 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM August 2nd, iPhone Class – Get to Know the Features on Your iphone August 3rd, Crochet; 1-3 PM August 3rd, Classic Cinema Presents Henry Fonda in the Oscar Nominated “12 Angry Men” 11:30 AM August 7th, Butterfly Gardening; 10-11 AM August 7th, Browsing the Net Safely; 1-3 PM August 8th, Excel Spreadsheet Class; 9-11 AM August 9th, Learn how to Grow Prize Roses in Texas; by an Expert Master Rosarian August 9th, Attorney Presentation - Wills and Probate; 1-2 PM

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TEXAS MASTER NATURALIST TRAINING TO BEGIN THIS FALL If you enjoy nature and would like to learn more, do more and/ or teach young people about the great outdoors, consider joining others in a local chapter of Texas Master Naturalists. There are 60 or so friends and neighbors in the Fort Bend County area who are members and invite you to check out the organization at www. Weekly training classes will run September 8th - October 25th. You can see more information about joining online or contact with any questions.

CERT - Community Emergency Response Team Training Are You Prepared? This free emergency response training will be offered at the Bear Creek United Methodist Church at 16000 Rippling Water Dr, Houston 77084, starting on Aug. 1 through Sept. 19, 2012. It is an 8-week course, every Wed from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. There is NO cost to you! A training manual and starter backpack of supplies is also provided. The course is taught by professionals in their field. Classes will cover: • Disaster Preparedness • Small Fire Suppression • Basic First Aid and Triage • Light Search and Rescue • Disaster Psychology • Terrorism Awareness and a final class ending in a Disaster Simulation Drill CERT training is designed to prepare you to help yourself, your family and your neighbors in the event of a catastrophic disaster. If emergency personnel are not available, you can use this training to save lives and protect property. For more information, see (CERT). 

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Harris County Fair Bullriding Event Friday, September 7, 2012 6:00 pm-10:00 pm At the Houston Farm & Ranch 1 Abercrombie Dr. Houston, Texas 77084 Live Bullriding, Mutton Bustin’, Stick Horse Race and Calf Scramble. $5 per person For more information, contact Chaille Voelkel - 281-932-2838 or

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Spring Branch African Violet Club Annual Fall Sale Oct 6-7, 2012 Hermann Park Garden Center 1500 Hermann Park Drive Houston, TXÂ 77004 Saturday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Sunday, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Free Admission Violets of all types such as standards, miniatures, semi-miniatures and trailers will be available. Other Gesneriads such as Episcias and Streps and supplies such as potting soil, pots and fertilizers will also be featured. Club members will be available to answer general questions on growing African Violets. For further information, contact Karla Ross, 281-748-8417.

Sign Up for Fall Soccer - CY Fair Area Fun, Fair, Positive Soccer Fall Registration Now Open Registration for Fun, Fair, Positive Soccer (FFPS) is open for boys and girls ages 4 to 18 for the fall season. Games start on October 6, 2012. FFPS is a non-profit youth soccer program dedicated to providing a positive youth sports experience for all children. Founded in 1986 in Katy, Texas, FFPS has grown to 22 leagues and 16,000 players throughout the Greater Houston area. FFPS offers children a fun

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and fair experience, including one practice per week, a full uniform and trophy for every player, equal playing time, opportunities to play every position, co-ed/balanced teams, positive coaching and more. No tryouts are required. Registration schedule and fees (sign up early and save): Thru September 17th: $104 Online After September 18th: $109 Online Go to to sign up. Registration fee includes a full uniform (shirt, shorts and socks), trophy, trained positive coaches, nice fields and background checks on all volunteers. All major credit cards are accepted. Coaches will call players to schedule practice by October 3rd. Practice times and location will be determined by the coach and team. The fall schedule includes eight games, with all games played locally on Saturdays from October 6th - December 1st (skip Thanksgiving week). FFPS has three locations in the Cy-Fair Area. The Cy-Fair West League plays at Horne Elementary (West Little York between Highway 6 and Eldridge Parkway). The Cy-Fair North League plays at Matzke Elementary (Grant Road, north of Jones Road and FM 1960). The CyFair South League plays at Cook Middle School (West Road, east of Jones Road at Wheatland Drive). For more information, maps of locations or to sign up, visit or call 1.800.828.PLAY (7529).

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Men’s Outward Flag Football Come join men 18 yrs. and older for our men’s Outward Flag Football league coming this fall at Bear Creek Baptist Church. Bear Creek is located on Fry Rd and West Little York. Practice/Games will be on Saturday afternoons around 2:00 PM. The league will have a tournament at the conclusion of the season. Evaluations for all players will be September 11th and 13th from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM and the 15th from 10 AM - 12 PM. These will take place on the fields behind the church. Cost for the league will be $35 per player covering cost of officials and jersey. First practice/games will be October 13th and season concludes on November 10th with a tournament. For more information call 281-859-9900 and ask for Linda Newhouse or Scott Denton or email us at linda.newhouse@ or You can register online at and look in middle of page for registrations in red for Outward Flag Football.

Cy-Fair Sports Association Cy-Fair Sports Association is having baseball, football, cheerleading, drill team and wrestling sign ups right now. Check out the website for more information

Westside Golf League Westside Golf League is actively encouraging new members. We invite you to join us every Tuesday morning at Cinco Ranch Golf Club. Our purpose is to allow ladies of all levels to meet new friends and have fun while improving golfing skills. For more information, contact Sue Crookson at 281-392-4913 or Yana Dommert at 281-394-2481

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Copperfield Bible Church, VBS Copperfield Bible Church is hosting Vacation Bible School for children Pre-K through the 6th Grade on August 13th through 17th, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. The theme of this year’s VBS is Things Hidden - A Study for Children on Kingdom Parables. Children will learn more about Jesus, memorize verses, sing songs, play games and make

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The EmPowerment Center and Destiny Bridge Builders are cosponsoring the 3rd Annual Back to School Festival, Saturday, August 11, 2012, at 5 pm, on the campus of The EmPowerment Center, 20910 Park Row Blvd, Katy, Texas 77449. This event will feature food, games, face painting, clowns, balloons, “kids bouncer,” in addition to a concert with a live band and rap artist. The first 250 people will receive Back-Packs & School Supplies. For additional information, call our office at 281-578-3535 or (our email). The Center is located at 20910 Park Row Blvd., Katy, Texas 77449.

St. Cuthbert Episcopal Church On Friday, August 17th, St. Cuthbert Episcopal Church will be hosting their HOT NIGHTS, COOL FLICKS summer movie at 6:30 PM. There is no better way to spend an evening than watching a great movie at our church. All features are family oriented movies for those 12 and up with children’s movies for the younger ones. Admission is free and concessions will be available for $1 each. St. Cuthbert is located at 17020 West Road, Houston (the northeast corner of West and Queenston). Go to and visit us. Bring a friend, beat the heat and enjoy a cool flick this summer!

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Copperfield Bible Church AWANA Copperfield Bible Church will be hosting AWANA for the 2012/2013 school year. AWANA is a children’s club that meets on Sunday evenings. Children ages 3 through the 6th grade learn about God and the Bible by memorizing Bible verses, playing games, singing songs and participating in a Bible story or lesson each week. AWANA will begin on August 26th, at 6:00 PM. Copperfield Bible Church is located 1/2 mile east of HWY 6, at 15216 FM 529. Children may register at the church anytime during the school year. Registration forms are also available at churchministries/awana.html - the church website.

Congregation Or Ami Congregation Or Ami, West Houston’s only Conservative synagogue, invites interested families to play miniature golf and learn about the synagogue on Sunday, August 19th, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Katy Miniature Golf & Batting Cages, 2482 South Mason Road (77450), between Highland Knolls Dr. and Cinco Ranch Blvd. With an energetic, engaging rabbi, a welcoming community spirit and an innovative religious school curriculum, Congregation Or Ami is located at 3443 Wilcrest Dr. (just south of Richmond Ave.). Religious school sessions are held on Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings. For more information about the synagogue, call the Or Ami office at 713-334-4300 or visit www.oramihouston. org - the congregation on the Web.

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University is coming to Epiphany Lutheran Church Learn the steps to becoming DEBT FREE and join with others who want to change their financial lives. The free preview is Sunday, August 19th at 4 pm in the church sanctuary. The 10-week course begins September 9th and will meet at the church on Sundays at 4 pm.


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Copperfield Bible Church will be hosting AWANA for the 2012/2013 school year. AWANA is a children’s club that meets on Sunday evenings. Children ages 3 through the 6th grade learn about God and the Bible by memorizing Bible verses, playing games, singing songs and participating in a Bible story or lesson each week. AWANA will begin on August 26th at 6:00 PM. Copperfield Bible Church is located 1/2 mile east of Hwy. 6, at 15216 FM 529. Children may register at the church anytime during the school year. Registration forms are also available at awana.html - the church website.

MOMS IN PRAYER INTERNATIONAL BACK TO SCHOOL EVENT Moms and grandmothers are invited to a time of prayer and to learn more about Moms In Prayer International, a Christian prayer ministry where women gather to pray for children and schools. The 1st Day of School event will be held on Monday, August 27, 2012 from 9:30-10:30 AM at Second Baptist Church, West Campus, 19449 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX. Childcare will be available for our prayer time. RSVP for childcare, contact Andrea Oliver 832-321-4131 for childcare. If no answer, leave message with ages of children. Moms In Prayer is an interdenominational, nonprofit organization where two or more moms gather together to pray for children and schools. Moms will experience how to replace anxiety and fear with peace and joy by praying specifically and scripturally for children and schools. Visit the MIPI website at for more information. Â BEAR


Beginning Sunday, September 9th, Bear Creek United Methodist Church will offer “Christian Believer,â€? a 30-week study that focuses on the classical teachings of the Christian faith. The study will be taught by Bear Creek UMC’s Lead Pastor Dr. Jonathan Bynum on Sundays from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Through the use of words, symbols and hymns, topics will be presented, explained and interpreted in an easy-to-understand format. Participants will examine the writings of ancient and modern Christian commentators and view video presentations by leading Bible scholars. The “Christian Believerâ€? study is free and open to the public. A study manual kit is available for $40. Bear Creek United Methodist Church is located at 16000 Rippling Water Dr., Houston, TX 77084. To register, please call the church office at 281-463-2330.Â

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Three Brothers Will Serve as Missionaries Twins Eric and Aaron Heki, along with their younger brother Larry, are about to serve as missionaries in far-flung countries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Eric will be sent to Durban, South Africa for two years. Aaron will be serving nearby in Johannesburg, South Africa. Larry will be serving in Helsinki, Finland. All will be starting in the Mission Training Center in Provo, Utah. Larry will arrive there late August, a couple of weeks before his brothers and will stay a few weeks longer for language training - although most of the Finnish language will come once he’s in the country speaking it full time. All three graduated from Langham Creek High School in 2011. All three played in the marching band there: Eric played trombone, Aaron played tuba and Larry played French horn. All three are Eagle Scouts, earning the BSA’s highest rank. Eric’s Eagle project was to build raised flower beds for Copperfield Estates independent senior living center. Aaron’s project was to put up a world map on the

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Did you know that on the second Friday of each month Bear Creek United Methodist Church provides a caring, Christian atmosphere for your loved one? The program, scheduled from 10 AM to 1:30 PM. This gathering provides free time for caregivers and includes crafts, chair exercises, word games, entertainment, lunch and more. Caregivers are also welcome to stay and join the fun. For more information or to register, please call the church office at 281-463-2330.   Bear Creek United Methodist Church is located at 16000 Rippling Water Drive, near North Highway 6 and Kieth Harrow.

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Epiphany Bingo has been conducting bingo games on the west side since February 14, 1986. Epiphany conducts their bingo games every Friday night except holidays. There Is No Smoking Allowed During All Bingo Games. They have a jackpot game of $750. Maximum prize giveaways of $2,500, allowed by law, are given away every Bingo Night! They have security, lighted parking, big screen color monitor, computerized bingo equipment, snack bar, and large cash prizes. Profits are used for charitable outreach programs, building expansion, and payment towards debt. Epiphany Catholic Church conducts its bingo games at the Church Community Center, 1530 Norwalk Dr. (between Fry and Mason Roads, south of I-10 behind Nottingham Subdivision) off Highland Knolls every Friday night. Early bird games begin at 7:30 PM and regular games at 8:00 PM. For more information, call the bingo hall number 281-578-3905. During Bingo nights,

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St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church BINGO At St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church in downtown Katy, “BINGO” is being played in our Parish Hall every Friday evening except Holidays. Doors open at 7:00 PM, games start at 7:15 PM with four Early Bird games. Regular games start at 7:30 PM. Maximum Prizes given away every evening of $2,500. Governed by the state of Texas. They have the most modern computerized BINGO equipment for verifying winnings, along with TV monitors for your viewing pleasure. The snack bar is maintained by the KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS 6950, with a variety of food and snacks with soft drinks. All profits will benefit community outreach and Religious Education programs, to better serve the community. The Church is located in downtown Katy at 5356 Eleventh St. You can get to the church if traveling west on Hwy. 90 to Katyland Rd. Turn right at the light, go to the second stop sign (at the stadium) Eleventh St., turn left and the Church Hall will be on your right one block down. Please call for more details to 281-391-4758. Please come play and win. We can accommodate large groups such as social and family groups.

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BEAR CREEK COMMUNITY CENTER 3055 Bear Creek Drive • 281-859-1566 Please call for more information or to register for any of these classes ASAP. All classes are FREE OF CHARGE and are suited for adults, unless otherwise noted and are open to the public. ONGOING SENIOR DAY - Every Wed. at BCCC, join seniors for a day of fun and games. Bridge, Canasta, Pinochle and 42 are played starting at 9:00 AM. We also have afternoon bridge at 12:00 PM. WALKERCISE - BCCC offers walkercise every day at 8:00 AM. this is an indoor class that’s equivalent to a two-mile walk. Classes are free. STRETCH AND TONE - Stretch and Tone is designed to improve flexibility, strength and endurance. You will see better body composition, improved strength and range of motion. This class is geared for all fitness levels. Bring a mat or towel and join us Tues. and Thurs. from 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM. Classes are free. AEROBICS - Aerobics combines muscle toning exercise and low-impact mid-intensity aerobics. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:45 -10:30 AM (Low to mid-intensity movement). Benefits include increased metabolic rate, which promotes efficient fat loss and improved body composition. Classes are free. Call BCCC for more information. NEEDLEWORK GROUP - The ladies of the BCCC Needlework Group are looking for new members. If you enjoy embroidery, cross-stitch or creative sewing, please join us Tues. mornings at 10:00 AM. FUN TIME ART GROUP - Every Thursday morning from 9:00 AM to noon, would like to extend an invitation to adults to visit and join this no fee art group. Painting is in all mediums of your choice and help is available from all members. Come have fun together! Call for more information. CONVERSATIONAL FRENCH - BCCC offers anyone who has the basic knowledge of the French Language to join our French Language group, which meets at BCCC every Wednesday at 11:00 AM. Please call if you have questions. T.O.P.S (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) - Come and join this group of ladies and enjoy lots of games and programs to help shed those unwanted pounds on Monday mornings at BCCC. Weigh-ins begin at 9:30 AM and the meeting takes place at 10:00 AM. Call for more information.

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• Cy-Fair Rotary Club - meets each Monday, at 12:00 noon, at Carl’s Bar-B-Que located at 21920 Highway 290 West, in Cypress, Texas. For further information, contact Justin Lindstrom at 281-493-1141. • CY-FAIR KIWANIS CLUB, Hearthstone Country Club, 12:15 PM 1:15 PM (cost of lunch is $10). John Carroll, 281-463-0373; George Crowl, 832-467-1998 or Peggy Presnell, 281-304-7127 for more info and meeting dates. TOASTMASTERS: • TALK-OF-THE-TOWN TOASTMASTERS, Tuesdays, 6:30 PM, DeVry University (Room 1160), 11125 Equity Drive, Houston TX, 77041. Use Clay Road exit off West Beltway 8, Eddie, 713-408-6751, or Thilippe Letellier, 713-857-8595. • FOUNDRY TOASTMASTERS, Thursdays, 7:15 PM - 8:30 PM, Foundry United Methodist Church, 8350 Jones Road, 713-466-3400. • Park 10 Talkers Toastmasters Club, every Thursday, 11:45 AM, NACE, 1440 South Creek Dr, 281-228-6287 or www. • Easy Risers Toastmasters Club, Tuesdays, 7:00-8:00 AM, Fulbright Tower, 1301 McKinney, downtown Houston, conf room 2739! Ed Young: • Cy-Fair Superspeakers, meets every Monday at 6:45 to 8:00 PM at the MET Family Life Center, 11403 Regency Green Drive, Cypress, TX 77429. For more info., or call 832-523-4808. • Phoenix Risers Toastmasters - meets on the 2nd and 4th Saturday each month at the University of Phoenix building between Kirkwood and Wilcrest on Katy Freeway. For further info, email Phoenix

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• SPEAKERS CONNECTION - meets at 9110 Rodney Ray Blvd., “The Castle” in Rolling Fork Subdivision. For more info., contact either Alfredo Barriga at 281-374-7834 or Jude Wiggins 713-466-3400 or visit our website at BUSINESS/NETWORKING: • West Houston International Assoc. of Administrative Professionals, fourth Tuesday of each month at the Hilton Garden Inn (south side of I-10 at Dairy Ashford), 12245 Katy Freeway, Houston 77079. (Caroline Champness CPS/CAP caroline. • Business Networking Group, Tuesdays, 7:00 AM, Holiday Inn, Hwy. 6 and I-10. 713-515-2998. • WEST NORTHWEST SMALL BUSINESS NETWORK, Tuesdays, 7:00 AM, Sterling Bank, 6985 Highway 6 North. Leslie Lawson 281-3451825 or visit for more info. • CY-FAIR EXPRESS NETWORK - held from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM, the fourth Thursdays of the month, at Houston National Golf Club. For cost and reservation info., contact Anya Lucas at anya@ For info., on CYFEN, go to or send inquiries to • 290 CYPRESS BUSINESS NETWORKING GROUP - Meets every Thursday, at Cypress Station Grill (located at 26010 Hempstead Road - on the corner of Hempstead Road and Spring Cypress), at 7:30 AM. • HOUSTON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS - National Country Club, at 11:30 AM, located at 16500 Houston National Golf Club, in Stonegate subdivision. Contact Gayla Skates for additional information SENIORS: • C.A.P.S. HELPING AREA SENIORS, The Fifty Plus group meets Thursdays, 9:30 AM, 281-469-0730. • BEAR CREEK AARP, 3rd Thursdays, 12:00 PM for pot luck luncheon, Bear Creek Community Center, Bear Creek Drive and Patterson Road, 281-550-6359. • AARP CY-FAIR CHAPTER #4543, 3rd Tuesdays, 9:30AM, Village on the Park, 12012 Steepleway Blvd, Paul Morgan at 281-807-9118. MISC COMMUNITY GROUPS: • CWC - meets the first Thursday of most months at West Houston Church of Christ. Our meetings begin with social time and refreshments at 7:00 PM immediately followed by a program at 7:30 PM. For more info., contact

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• HARRIS COUNTY MASTER GARDENER - Each lecture will be the fourth Tuesday of each month for eleven sessions. No registration is required. Free to the public - You can choose which classes to attend. For more info., call 281-855-5600 or visit • Spring Branch African Violet Club - meets the second Saturday of each month, (Jan. through Nov.), at 10:30 AM at the Copperfield Baptist Church, 8350 Highway 6 North, Houston, Texas 77095. Call 713-462-4257 to confirm meeting date and time. For more info: • Cypress Creek Lakes Garden Club - a nonprofit group, meets the second Monday (September-May), from 7-9 PM. For more information, see blog spot at or email • THE BLUEBONNET STENCILERS OF TEXAS, 1st Mondays, 6:30 - 9 PM, Tracy Gee Community Center, 3599 Westcenter, 281-370-2005. • PRIDE OF TEXAS DECORATIVE ARTISTS, 2nd Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Bear Creek Comm. Center (Patterson Rd. in Bear Creek Park), 281-492-0246. • WEST HOUSTON QUILT GUILD, 3rd Wednesdays, 7:00 PM, Bear Creek Community Center, 3055 Bear Creek Dr. Houston, TX 77084. For more info., check our website at • The Tri-County Quilt Guild - meets the 1st Tuesday of every month, at 7 PM till 9 PM, at Fairfield Baptist Church off 290 and Muescke Rd. Check out the website for more information • MOCKINGBIRD SMOCKING GUILD, 2nd Tuesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 PM, JoAnn’s Fabrics, Willowbrook, 281-859-6031. • 40 Something, 2nd Saturdays, 6:30 PM, Denny’s, located at Kieth Harrow and Highway 6.  Sandy, 281-858-7833 or JoAnn, 281-550-8162. • BUNCO FOR FUN, Looking for players to formulate a Bunco Club. For info., call 281-682-1750 or send an email to:

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• MONTHLY BUNCO GROUP, meets once a month and the cost is only $5. If you’re interested in joining or want more information you may email me at or call 281-859-5577. • MAH JONGG PLAYERS NEEDED, We love to play days, evenings or weekends (western version with card). Contact me for details: sniss1957@ • ANYONE UP FOR PLAYING PINOCHLE? For info., please call Lillian @ 281-682-1750 or email me at • WORKING SINGLE WOMAN Looking for single women 45+ for a singles group. If you are interested please email me at • Sounds of Cypress Band come out for practice on Tuesday nights at 7 PM at the Lone Star College College-CyFair campus in the Fine Arts Building. For more info., email the director, DeeDee Flores at ddftex@ or call her at 713-410-8051.


• LA LECHE LEAGUE breastfeeding support group – at St Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Community, 6646 Addicks, the second Tuesday of the month, 10:00 AM. For further info., please call the Houston Area LLL Helpline at 713-383-2819 or visit • Bear Creek Baptist MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) - Bear Creek Baptist Church, 5901 N Fry Road - 2nd and 4th Fridays 9:30 – 11:30 AM – 281-304-6778. • good shepherd (MOPS) - meets at Good Shepherd on the 2nd and 4th Friday mornings of the month during the school year. Please contact Renate Wheeler now at 281-246-4396 or email: for info. • bear creek umc mops - Meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, 9:30-11:30 AM. Located at 16000 Rippling Water Dr., Houston, TX 77084. For more information, cal 281-463-2330 or visit • METMOPS, Mother’s of Preschoolers - meets either the 1st and 3rd Friday mornings or the 2nd and 4th Friday mornings, from 9:15 - 11:45 AM. Childcare is provided with registration.


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• MOMS IN TOUCH INTERNATIONAL Go to or contact Dana Grindal at 281-374-0892; email corey_and_dana@ • Moms In Motion/Heritage Presb. Church, 7934 N. Hwy. 6, 3rd Thurs. 7:30 pm, • Texas Early Childhood Intervention 1-800-250-2246 or • PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS, www.parentswithoutpartners. org or Parent with Partners Greater Houston Chapter #63 at www. or Barbara 281-469-5646. • Childcare Professionals of Houston - meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month, at the Bear Creek Community Center. For info, please call 832-593-6656. • WEST HOUSTON HOME EDUCATORS, INC. 2nd Tuesdays, 7:00 PM, Cypress Family Fellowship Church, 17330 W. Little York, 281500-6089, email or • International Moms Club, go to for one closest to you • MOTHERS OF YOUNG CHILDREN (MYC) - Mothers of Young Children is designed to minister to families with young children throughout our community. For more information, check out our web site at or call the church office at 281-463-7330. • Northwest Houston Mothers of Multiples (NWHMOM) meets at 7 PM, the third Thursday of every month, at the Coles Crossing subdivision clubhouse, 13050 Barker Cypress in Cypress. For info, visit • Muslim Mommies of Northwest Houston - provides an Islamic environment for mothers and children to learn, play and socialize. If interested, please email us at • Mocha Moms, Inc. - serves as an advocate for those stay at home mothers and encourages the spirit of community activism within it’s membership. Visit, email or call 281-852-2795. • MOMS CLUB OF CYPRESS-NORTH - meetings are the 2nd Thursday of every month. For more info., visit or contact Stephanie Hvezdos, President, at or 713-444-0697 for location, directions or any questions. • Luna Moms Club - is a great group for moms and children to learn, grow and play together, while making new friends! For more info., please contact Ami Almquist at 713-705-3514 or • MOMS Club of Far Northwest Houston a support network for stay at home moms who are ready to get out of the house and play! Find out more at our next monthly meeting! For more info., please email us at or log on to • West Houston Medical Center offers FREE Mother and Child Play and Informational Support Group. For info, call 281-588-8065. The Doctor’s Center is located at 12121 Richmond Ave. Houston, TX 77082.


• Cypress Assistance Ministries (CAM) - located at 11202 Huffmeister. For a description of all our services please see our web site, Donations can be made Mon. – Weds. 10 AM - 6 PM and Thurs. – Sat. 10 AM - 3 PM. • BEAR CREEK AL-ANON MEETINGS, Mondays, 8:00 PM, West Houston Church of Christ, Room 207, 17100 West Road. Wednesdays, 8:00 PM, Bear Creek Community Center, Hwy. 6 & Patterson Rd. behind Farm & Ranch Pavilion. Saturdays, 9:00 AM, Heritage Presbyterian Church, 7934 Hwy. 6 N, 713-683-7227 or`alanonpx. • ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, If you want to drink, that’s your business; if you want to stop, that’s ours. To find a meeting near you or for other information call: 713-686-6300 or go to www. • W/NW HOUSTON DOWN SYNDROME SUPPORT GROUP, 3rd Thursdays, 7:00 PM, Copperfield Church, ,t 8350 Hwy. 6 N, 281859-4109 or • Lyme Disease Support group, Second Saturday of each month, 3:00-5:00 PM , Kindred Hospital cafeteria, 11297 Fallbrook. Teresa Lucher - Contact person: • Palmer Drug Abuse Program, Ages 12 – 17, call 281-8709311 or for ages 17 to 25 call 713-647-8858.

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• GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS, Hotline at 713-684-6654. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Bear Creek Community Center, • OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, Mondays, 6:00 PM, Bear Creek United Methodist Church, 16000 Rippling Water, ROOM Coke #1, 281-345-8319. • TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY (TOPS) BEAR CREEK CHAPTER, Mondays and Fridays 9:30 AM-11:00 AM, Thomas Glazier Senior Education Center, located at 16600 Pine Forest Lane. • Alzheimer’s Support Group - meets at Cypress UMC on the fourth Thursday of each month, from 7:00 to 8:30 PM, in room W201. For more info, call Marianne Johnson at 281-469-2818. • CANCER COUNSELING at North Cypress Medical Center at North Cypress Medical Center at 21216 Northwest Freeway, Suite 110, Cypress, TX, 1st floor of the Professional Building. For questions regarding any of our support groups, call Janet Kantenberger, LCSW, at 832-912-3658 or visit • Bear creek MS support group - meets monthly on the Third Saturday, 1 PM - 3 PM, at The Church Without Walls, 5725 Queenston Blvd, Houston, Texas 77083. For more info., contact Paula 281-5303857 or Alicia 713-394-2971. • Northwest Houston Multiple Sclerosis Support Group, meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM, at Cy-Fair Professional Building, 11302 Fallbrook near FM1960. Please contact Connie Crocker at 281-373-5860 for information. • Bear Creek Baptist Church divorce Support Group, meets on Sundays, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, at the church campus located at 5901 N. Fry Road @ West Little York. Pre-register by calling Erin Wilkins at 281-859-9900. Childcare will be provided for those registered. • West Houston Aglow Lighthouse, meets monthly on the second Thursday, mornings at 10:00 AM, for bible study, prayer and fellowship. Meetings are held at Deerfield Village Recreation Center, at the intersection of Clay Road and Barker Cypress. For more info., email • Cypress Calling Ministries Bunco for Babies, is hosting Bunco for Babies in your neighborhood. To find out more please email CCM at or come check out our website www. for more info.

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• Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA), meeting is every Tuesday at 7:00 PM, West Houston Community Center, located at 725 Bateswood, Houston 77079. Our original Houston meeting takes places every week on Sunday at 3:00 PM, at the same location. Call FA at 781-932-6300 or locally 281-3928914. Visit our website at • GIVE AN HOUR™ NETWORK, Provides Free Counseling to Troops and Families. People interested in receiving services through Give an Hour™ are encouraged to call 281-855-1982 or log on to, (click Military Families link) or to determine availability or to locate another provider in your area. • Lifeline Support Group, a mutual support group for Widows & Widowers. Our group meets once a month for a general meeting and has activities on a weekly basis for members. For info., 281-497-2663.


• ZTA Houston West Alumnae group - meets every month. For info, please contact us at • NW Houston Alpha Delta Pi Alumni Group, Meetings 3rd Tuesdays, Kelly Hammons, 281-463-4242 for more info.. • AGGIE MOMS, 2nd Tuesdays, 7:00 PM, Houston Distributing Company, Inc. 7100 High Life Drive, Houston, TX 77066 just off Cutten Road and West of Beltway 8 and between 1960 & Hwy. 249, or email Robin Galvin - President, at • Northwest Harris County Tri Delta Alumnae - meet on a monthly basis in the Northwest Harris County Area. We are a diverse group of ladies representing many schools nationwide. For more information, please contact Patsy at 281-370-8516 or Karen at • Laureate Theta Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi - meets the 2nd and 4th Mondays. For more info., contact Pat at 281-3712786 or Judy at 281-347-6753.


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WANTED Wanted: Game tickets or memorabilia for Astros, Rockets, Texans, College teams, etc for St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School Auction and Gala. Game tickets would need to be for after October 20, 2012. Thank you for these or any other donations! Please call Lorie at 713-443-9319 or email Children’s book donations wanted. Please call to donate children’s books for low income students. Karen at 281-743-3500. Wanted: Pinball machines. Any age and condition. Cash paid.  281-855-6783. Wanted: To buy gold jewelry, 10K - 21K and old U. S. coins. 713-894-8490. Wanted: To buy Rolex watches. 281-414-3597.

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Golf Hole Monitor for Par 3 Contests. Enjoy golf and the outdoors? Hole In One Challenge, a national par 3 company and affiliate of The First Tee and The World Golf Foundation, is seeking sales representatives to promote a par 3 contests on local golf courses. A portion of all sales will help support programs offered to young people through The First Tee. Work a 6 hour shift - approximately 8 AM to 2 PM. This is a commission only position with daily pay. Positions are available immediately. Must be able to pass drug test. Please contact Larry Wilkerson at 281-345-1517. Martial Arts USA is hiring qualified Tae Kwon Do Black Belts with WTF certification, over 18 years of age, background checks and interviews will be conducted. Contact Master Shin or Master An at 281-463-9333 or email Location, 17121 West Rd. Suite 200 Houston TX 77095. Driver needed, $10 an hour, prefer someone who lives in Sunset Meadows subdivision, good for retiree or college student, 713-688-4700. Wanted - Hairstylists. Looking for a fun and relaxing place to work, one that appreciates you? Look no further! Sheri Marie’s Salon & Co. is hiring great hairstylists. Visit or call 281-463-7375. About Hair Salon and Day Spa is seeking experienced stylists. Apply in person 15422 FM 529, Houston, TX 77095. LL Hair Studio Salon is hiring experienced stylists! Visit our website at to learn more, or call us today at 281-550-5302. Now Hiring! Do you love children? Small private preschool is now accepting applications. Must be dependable and energetic. Will train. Must have copy of High School Diploma or GED and copy of Social Security Card. Apply in person to 16618 Clay Road, Suite 400. 281-656-2273.

August 2012

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Michelle’s Salon is looking for good experience hairstylist, massage therapist, nail tech and esthetician, lease or commission. 832-878-1052. The Pediatric Dentist of Katy is looking for a highly motivated Registered Dental Assistant. Our Pediatric Dental practice is located at 24022 Cinco Village Center Blvd., Suite 210 in Katy. Our office hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8 AM to 5 PM, with lunch from 12-1 PM. On Fridays we are open from 7:30 AM to 3 PM. Please bring by your resume in person. Housekeepers needed. Great hours for mom’s with school age children. 281-861-0394. Position available for an experienced hair stylist with a great attitude and good clientele. Benefits available. Call Images Hair Studio at 281-256-2286. Dental Assistant needed, at least 2 years of experience, must be state licensed. 281-550-0900. Dental assistant position available. F/T, nonsmoker, experienced preferred, knowledge of Dentrix software and bilingual a plus. Must be state licensed; Front desk receptionist, bilingual preferred. Fax resume to: 281-861-7174. Or call 281-861-7500. Applications being accepted at Salon Picasso Studios. Lease/commission. 281-861-9911.


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FOUND: 8GB SanDisk, looks like a disk that you would use in a camera and has files with pictures of a proposal, engagement photos and wedding photos. The wedding photos look like the wedding was up north. Call 713-545-8245.


Room for rent in home, $550 a month, all bills paid. Call 281-684-3441.


Timeshare: rent a lovely condo for a full week in Hawaii. Sleeps 4, fully stocked kitchen. What else needs to be said... It’s Hawaii! $795. For information contact Cheryl at 281-855-7427.  Playa del Carmen private condo, 2 bed / 2 bath. 1600 square feet, beautifully furnished. 2 blocks from beach, 3 blocks from famous Fifth Avenue. Photos, rates, guest reviews at: Call Jeff, 713-856-7774. Las Vegas Timeshare - On the Strip near the airport, sleeps 4, full kitchen, dining & living; jacuzzi in room, 2 TV’s/2 Phones, 2 pools outside building, fitness room, washer/dryer/safe in room, 4 days $355 - 7 days $500. No added fees. Cheryl 281-543-2409. Vacation home for rent: Hill country vacation home, Cedar Creek Cabin, new 2/2 with loft, fully furnished, huge front porch, satellite TV, beautiful views, abundant wildlife, Frio River at Concan near Garner State Park, sleeps 8. Call 866-7CON-CAN or go to for more information.


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Due to the amount of space involved and the response of those wishing to publish a Novena to St. Jude, a Novena to St. Jude will be published along with a list of initials of those wishing to publish one. We are sorry, but we cannot make exceptions. $5 Charge for each Novena per area. Please specify which area you would your Novena to appear in. - Krenek Printing.


May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and preserved throughout the world, now and forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy on us. St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. St. Jude help of the hopeless, pray for us. Say Novena 9 times a day for 9 days. It has never been known to fail. Publication must be promised. Thank you St. Jude – JR AM MAG TK

SALES TAX HOLIDAY AUGUST 17 - 19, 2012 In 2012, Texas shoppers get a break from state and local sales taxes on August 17th, 18th and 19th - the state’s annual tax holiday. Lay-away plans can be used again this year to take advantage of the sales tax holiday. As in previous years, the law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100 from sales and use taxes, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend. Go to taxpubs/tx98_490/tx98_490.html for details on included items and restrictions.

Twin Lakes

August 2012


President - Russell Ballard Vice President - Herman Torres Secretary - Tom Peterson Treasurer - Sue Felice Director - David Dronet

TLHOA COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSONS Arch. Control / Deed Rest. Charlie Wade Security & Safety (co-chairs) Sherri Alexander Landscape Bill Sweitzer Infrastructure, Equipment & Facility Maintenance Bill Miller Member Facilities Operations Clubhouse Sue Jocz Pool Sherri Alexander Tennis Mary Pat Donlon Lost Pets (Notification Only) TWIN LAKES - MISCELLANEOUS Clubhouse Reservations Crest Managemt Post Office James Griffith Station 9320 Emnora Lane Security Officer Entry Post ISSC Security Services Security Officer Cell Phone HPD Dispatch - Addicks Reservoir only Harris Co. Sheriff's Office (non-emergency line) Utilities Cable -Comcast Communications Electricity - Reliant Energy Street lights, have pole number Residential outage or service Gas - Centerpoint Gas Leak & Fire ONLY AT & T phones Trash & Recycling - Allied Waste Water - Harris Country MUD #255 Regional Water Corp.


- Home Repair & Remodeling • Painting • Sheetrock • Flooring • Bathrooms

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August 2012

• Patios • Additions • Framing


Cy-Fair School District Admin. SCHOOLS KirkLiederElementary Elementary TruittMetcalf Middle School Elementary (K-5) Cy-Ridge High School

Cecelia Valencia VP Membership Bev Watts 2ndBear Creek Library Linda Parson Harris Co. Children’s Protective Sherri Alexander VP Activities(24 hours) Hana Soudek 3rd Services Poison Control (24 hours)Lois King U. S. Post Secretary Office (Bear Creek) Sharon Meaden Treasurer Darlene Marmottin State Highway Department Public Relations Animal Control Diane Goyette Harris County Rabies Control Joyce Evans Twin Lakes HOA Liaison Sue Felice

• Stair Remodeling • Siding • Custom Cabinets • Roofing





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