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Formation of Senior Citizen Tennis Club and Volleyball club
We are looking for active Senior Citizens interested in forming a Tennis Club and a Sand Volley Ball club to be played at the beach club (Between Peek/Mason and Cinco Ranch Blvd./Westheimer Park). If interested, call 713-298-4030. The purpose is to keep ACTIVE and FLEXIBLE in declining ages rather than to play a professional game.
Mature Katy Area Poker Player Wanted
Looking for an experienced poker player to join a guy’s night out friendly low stakes game on Sunday nights. The game is in a private home in Nottingham Country and has had the same $1 max bet for 19 years with no check raises. The games are designed for fun, using dealer’s choice where you get at least 5 cards every hand, there maybe wild cards and there is a split of every pot between high and low hand. If you are interested, please call Phil at 713-294-8433.
CURB APPEAL, HOW’S YOURS?
Take a look at the curb just outside your home, is yours clean, pleasing to look at? Or is it cracked and missing a piece or two? Also, look at the curbs in your immediate neighborhood. Look around and see if we need to get those broken curbs fixed. We all appreciate seeing a clean appearance to Cinco Ranch, especially with trimmed bushes, new flowers planted and healthy trees, however, look down at the curbs. With the combination of age and weather, our streets and sidewalks move. While we have definitely noticed the dead trees from the 2011 drought, we need to look down to make sure our curbs look as good as the day we moved into our home. https://www.co.fort-bend.tx.us/roadmaintenanceform.asp. Remember, the curbs do a lot more for our appearance than just move water down the street. Take 10 minutes to note the intersection or home location that might need a curb repair, then call the County to have this put on the list of needed repairs. Together we can “fix our curb appeal.”
Parking in the Street
When a number of vehicles park in the street, emergency vehicles have a difficult task maneuvering down the street. Due to the size and clearance needs of these emergency vehicles, a street lined with parked cars obstructs the passage and delays response time. While it is understood that during certain events, vehicles parking on the street is an unavoidable circumstance, please be aware of clearance needed for traffic. Ask your guests to park their car as close to curb as possible and not line both sides of the street. Be a courteous neighbor by communicating you are having a gathering at your home and may need additional parking. Ask if they would mind guests parking in front of their homes to help eliminate the congestion on the street. To assist the Emergency Services in their endeavors and help eliminate road congestion, we ask that Residents refrain from parking in the street. Your assistance in this matter would be greatly appreciated.
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Help Keep Our Lights On
www.cincosolarscreens.com Benefits of Installing Solar Screen:
Cinco Ranch Residents pay a maintenance fee where a large portion includes the electricity to light our streets. Each streetlight costs the Cinco Ranch Associations approximately $30 dollars a month. This fee is billed to us whether the light is working or not.
• Block Heat • Energy Savings • Privacy • Blocks Glare • Fading Protection • Cost Less • Better than Tinted Glass
If you see a light(s) burned out, please help us by getting the number on the pole. You may submit the work order to Centerpoint Energy or report it to the Associations Office.
We are currently installing solar screens in your community. Call us for an appointment
To report the outage yourself you will either fill out the form available at: www.centerpointenergy.com/outage or you can call the information into Centerpoint Energy at 713-207-2222. The electronic form is much faster as you won’t be put on “hold.” You can also report dim lights, leaning poles, etc. on the electronic form. Copy the email to the Cinco Ranch Residential Office at: CincoRanchCustomerCare@pcmi-us.com so we can keep the list of lights reported.
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Cinco and Cinco Southwest Shared Use Agreement
Cinco has 9 pools available during the swim season. Starting in April, the Greenway Village pool will open. This pool stays open through the end of October. Cinco Southwest has two pools - The Lake House Pool and the Rosewood Pool. All of these pools are available for use by both Cinco and Cinco Southwest Residents. The shared use agreement was signed in October of 2009 through the end of 2013. At that time, the shared use agreement will be reviewed. All Recreation Facilities are open to both Cinco and Cinco Southwest Residents. This includes pools, tennis courts, parks, hike and bike trails and the Lake House Recreation Facility. There are charges for renting some of the facilities. Members must purchase their Pool Key Cards from their appropriate Management Company. If you live east of Katy Gaston Road, you are in the Cinco Association and can purchase your Pool Key Cards at 3022 Windemere Park Lane. If you live west of Katy Gaston Road, you are in the Cinco Southwest Association and can purchase your Pool Key Cards at the Lake House at 25202 Springwood Lake Drive.
Sheriff’s Vacation Home Watch
Vacation Can Be Great! Make sure you return home and feel great.
If you are going on vacation, a business trip or just going away for the weekend, please put your house on a vacation watch list. It only takes a few minutes to inform local police that you are away from home. Take measures to secure your home and cars. Let your neighbors know that you will be away and when you plan to return. Inform neighbors and law enforcement if you plan on having maintenance services stop by while you are on vacation. It is advised that you have newspapers stopped, mail held and any advertisement left on your property picked up by someone. Keeping lawn mowed for a normal appearance to the property will look as if there is active occupancy. Taking preventative steps may deter vandals or thieves from entering your home. Log into the site or call the office to give appropriate information. Make sure to cancel the watch when you return home. Fort Bend County Residents: www.co.fort-bend.tx.us/vacationForm.asp Harris County Residents: Call 713-221-6000 and give home information.
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April 1 ‐ May 31 Open hours on pool until school summer vacation
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June 1 ‐ August 26 ‐ School Summer Vacation ‐ School starts Monday, August 27, 2012
* Greenway Village Pool closed for Swim Team Practice from 7:00 am to 11:00 am Mon ‐ Fri. ‐ Jun 1 ‐ 30th **North Lake, Highland and South Ranch pools are used for Swim Team practice prior to opening 7 am ‐ 11 am ‐ Mon‐Fri ‐ June 1 ‐30 *** Rosewood Pool will be closed June 1 for Swim Team Meet ‐ They will open June 2nd for regular schedule Cinco Residential Property Association, Inc. REMEMBER: OUR POOL AREAS ARE ALCOHOL AND TOBACCO FREE ‐‐ POOL KEY REQUIRED FOR ENTRANCE ‐ ID MAY BE REQUIRED * Greenway Village Pool lifeguard schedule M‐T‐TH‐F 11am‐8pm, Sat 11am‐9pm, Sun 12‐8pm 4 GUESTS PER HOUSEHOLD ‐ ALL GUESTS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A MEMBER AT ALL TIMES ‐ POOL SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE 2012 Pool Schedule ****Greenway Village, South Ranch, Highland Park ‐ pools will be closed June 1 from 3:00pm ‐ 10:00pm for Swim Meet GREATER HOUSTON POOL MANAGEMENT SHALL BE THE EXCLUSIVE PROVIDER OF SWIMMING LESSONS FOR THE ASSOCIATION DURING NORMAL POOL HOURS. Mon 5am ‐ 10pm 10am‐9pm 11am‐8pm Closed Closed 11am ‐ 8pm 11am ‐ 8pm Closed 11am‐7pm TBA Tues 5am ‐ 10pm 10am‐9pm Closed 10am ‐ 7pm Closed Closed 11am ‐ 8pm 10am‐8pm 11am‐7pm TBA * ***** ****** Equestrian *** **** Water ** Lake House Beach Club Greenway Wed 5am ‐ 7 am 10am‐9pm 11am‐8pm 10am ‐ 7pm 11am ‐ 8pm 11am ‐ 8pm Closed 10am‐8pm Closed TBA Rosewood Rollingwood Village Highland Park NorthLake Park South Ranch Village Thurs 5am ‐ 10pm Closed 11am‐8pm 10am ‐ 7pm 11am ‐ 8pm 11am ‐ 8pm Closed 10an‐8pm 11am‐7pm TBA 25202 3131 24126 2023 26418 21930 10am‐9pm 11am‐8pm 4909 11am ‐ 9pm 3022 11am ‐ 9pm 5125 10am ‐ 7pm 11am ‐ 9pm Friday 5am ‐ 10pm 10am‐9pm 11am‐9pm TBA 28421 Rolling Springwood South Lake Hamptonshire Greenway Northmoor 10am‐9pm Cinco Terrace Gaston Rd 11am ‐ 9pm S. Fry Rd 10am ‐ 7pm Silver Bit Trail Sat 5am ‐ 10pm 10am‐9pm 11am‐9pm 11am ‐ 9pm 11am ‐ 9pm 11am‐8pm TBA Ridge Dr. Lake Dr Village Dr Ln Village Dr. Dr 281‐395‐8633 281‐392‐4509 281‐492‐1614 281‐398‐7605 Sun 5am ‐ 10pm 281‐392‐6607 10am‐8pm 12pm‐8pm 281‐395‐4229 12pm‐7pm 12pm‐8pm 12pm‐8pm 12pm‐8pm 281‐394‐7129 12pm‐8pm 12pm‐7pm TBA 281‐395‐4373
August 27 ‐ September 30 ‐ Fall Schedule ‐ School in Session April 1 ‐ May 31 Open hours on pool until school summer vacation Mon Mon Tues Wed Tues Thurs Wed Friday Thurs Sat Friday Sun Sat
* Greenway Village Pool is swim at your own risk ‐ no lifeguards on duty ‐ Lake House Pool Open summer hours Aug 23 ‐ 26 * Greenway Village Pool closed Wednesday for Swim Team Practice from 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm Mon ‐ Fri. ‐ April 01 ‐ May 31 ***Rose Wood Pool is open summer hours Aug. 22, 23, 25 & 26th *Greenway Village Pool is swim at your own risk ‐ no lifeguard on duty **South Ranch Pool & Water Park ‐ Open for the Month of May ‐ Weekends Only 5am ‐ 10pm Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 5am‐10pm Closed Closed 5am ‐ 10pm Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 5am ‐ 7 am Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 5am‐10pm Closed Closed 5am ‐ 10pm Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 5am‐7am Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 5am ‐ 10pm Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 5am‐10pm Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 5am ‐ 10pm Closed 11am ‐ 8pm Closed Closed 11am ‐ 8pm Closed 10am‐9pm 11am‐8pm 5am‐10pm Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed 5am ‐ 10pm Closed 12pm‐8pm Closed Closed 12pm‐8pm Closed 12pm‐8pm 12pm‐7pm 5am‐10pm 10am‐8pm 11am‐8pm Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed
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Sun 5am‐10pm 12pm‐8pm 12pm‐8pm Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed Closed TBA Labor Day Week‐end ‐ September 1, 2 & 3th ‐ All pools but North Lake open for holiday week‐end Sat 5am ‐ 10pm 10am ‐ 9pm 11 am ‐ 9 pm 10am ‐7pm 11 am ‐ 9 pm 11 am ‐ 9 pm Closed 10am‐9pm 11am‐8pm TBA Memorial Day Weekend ‐ May 26, 27 & 28th ‐ All pools open for holiday weekend Sun * Greenway Village Pool lifeguard schedule for holiday ‐ Sat 10am‐9pm, Sun 12‐8pm, Mon. 11am‐8pm all other times swim at own risk 5am ‐ 10pm 12pm‐8pm 12pm‐8pm 12pm‐7pm 12pm‐8pm 12pm‐8pm Closed 12pm‐8pm 12pm‐7pm TBA Mon 5am ‐ 10pm 10am ‐8pm 11am ‐ 8pm 10am ‐ 7pm 11am ‐ 8pm 11am ‐ 8pm Closed 10am‐8pm 11am‐7pm TBA Sat 5am ‐ 10pm 10am ‐ 9pm 10 am ‐ 9 pm 10am ‐7pm 10 am ‐ 9 pm 10 am ‐ 9 pm 10 am ‐ 9 pm 10am‐ 9pm 11am‐8pm TBA October 1 ‐ 31 ‐ Greenway Village Pool open 5 am to 10 pm Swim at your own risk Sun 5am ‐ 10pm 12pm‐8pm 12pm‐8pm 12pm‐7pm 12pm‐8pm 12pm‐8pm 12pm‐8pm 12pm‐8pm 12pm‐7pm TBA Swim Team Schedule ‐ Swim Team Meets ‐ Morning Meets 8:00 am ‐ 2:00 pm ‐ Evening Meets 3:00 pm ‐ 10:00 pm (Subject to Change) Mon 5am ‐ 10pm 10am ‐ 9pm 11am ‐ 8pm 10am ‐ 7pm 11am ‐ 8pm 11am ‐ 8pm 11am ‐ 8pm 10am ‐ 8pm 11am‐7pm TBA Swim Meet Dates: Sat, June 2 [HP] Morning Meet ‐‐‐ Sat, June 9 [SR, GW & HP] Morning Meet ‐‐‐ Sat, June 16 [SR] ‐ Morning Meet June 1 ‐ August 26 ‐ School Summer Vacation ‐ School starts Monday, August 27, 2012 Tues, June 19 [SR & HP] Evening Meet ‐‐‐ Wed, June 20 [GW] Evening Meet ‐‐‐ Sat, June 23 [SR] Morning Meet * Greenway Village Pool closed for Swim Team Practice from 7:00 am to 11:00 am Mon ‐ Fri. ‐ Jun 1 ‐ 30th CINCO RANCH POOLS ARE AVAILABLE FOR OPEN HOUR AND AFTER HOUR POOL PARTIES ‐ CONTACT GREATER HOUSTON POOL MANAGEMENT TO **North Lake, Highland and South Ranch pools are used for Swim Team practice prior to opening 7 am ‐ 11 am ‐ Mon‐Fri ‐ June 1 ‐30 *** Rosewood Pool will be closed June 1 for Swim Team Meet ‐ They will open June 2nd for regular schedule SCHEDULE A PARTY AND CHECK ON AVAILABLE TIMES ‐‐ 713‐771‐7665 OR WWW.SWIMCINCO.COM * Greenway Village Pool lifeguard schedule M‐T‐TH‐F 11am‐8pm, Sat 11am‐9pm, Sun 12‐8pm updated as of 4/03/2012 The Cinco Spirit September 2012 ****Greenway Village, South Ranch, Highland Park ‐ pools will be closed June 1 from 3:00pm ‐ 10:00pm for Swim Meet
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Neither Cinco Ranch HOA nor Krenek Printing is responsible for those listed on the Teenage Job Seeker List. Please ask for and check out references if you do not personally know those listed. This is just a list of teenagers from Cinco Ranch who wish to find part time jobs. Any work done by these teenagers is between those seeking helpers and the teens and their parents.
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, year you will graduate (or grade presently in) and the name of your subdivision. Check off list of jobs on your form. Mail to Krenek Printing, 7102 Glen Chase Ct., Houston, TX 77095, email to email@example.com or fax to 281-463-2425 (make sure fax is legible).
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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. Follow up with a dose of fertilizer the first week of September. • Plants come out of summer rest and go crazy. Insect populations explode as we get into cooler temperatures. Diseases that have been dormant wake up. - Citrus, croton, avocado and mango are susceptible to spider mites and thrips. Discourage them with a strong jet of water from a hose directed to the undersides of the leaves. - Hibiscus, citrus, palms, gardenia and ixora are susceptible to scale and mealybug. • Winter vegetable gardens and perennials get planted. • Wait until November to plant petunias and pansies. • Fire ants baits should be put out in September-October to lessen the number of eggs that make it to Spring. • St. Augustine grass gets its fall fertilizer during September. Continue to mow at maximum height. You want to leave a lot of leaf surface to produce carbohydrate reserves for the winter. • Keep an eye out for sod webworms. First sign of them is grass that appears to stop growing. You need to get them early for biological controls to work. When the caterpillars are only 1/4 inch, Bacillus thuringiensis applications can slow them. Bt is a bacteria that works on the caterpillars’ digestive systems and makes them stop feeding. Do the application late in the day. The larvae feed at night and you want them to get nice fresh Bt. • When the heat and drought end, the weather could bring brown patch disease in the St. Augustine grass. Watch for yellowish spots if the nights drop into the 60’s and days stay in the 80’s. • Get any pruning of hedges and such done now. You want the flush of new growth to be hardened-off before the end of October. Tree pruning should be put off until winter, when the trees are dormant. • Pre-emerge herbicide applications targeting annual bluegrass and the earlier-germinating winter broadleaf weeds needed to be put out starting in mid-August.
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Please place my name on the Job Seekers List
(Students must be 12 before they can be added to the babysitting list.) Please fill in all information Job(s) _________________________________ q B -Babysitting Name _________________________________ q SS -Safe Sitter
q SL -Swim Lessons
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q FAC -First Aid Cert. q RCC -Red Cross Cert. Birthdate - Mo/Yr_________________________ q P -Pet Care (only) q PP -Pet/Plant Sitter Age ______ Yr HS Grad________ or Gr ________ q H -Housecare Phone _________________________________ q L -Lawncare q T -Tutor Subd__________________________________ q C -Car Detailing
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 ____________________________________________________
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The Nutrition and Food Service Department is located at 5364 Franz Rd, Katy, TX 77493. Staff is available Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 2:30 PM to assist parents in completing the application. Bring the names of all members of the households and their Gross Monthly Income. For any questions, call the Katy ISD Nutrition Department office at 281-396-6240.
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September 3rd - Labor Day, Student/Staff Holiday
September 17th - Christus Mobile Clinic - Christ Clinic, 5504 First Street, Katy, TX. 77493. Call 281-391-0190 for more information.
Applications are available online, at any district school and at the food service office. Applications may be submitted any time during the school year, which started on August 15, 2012. The information households provide on the application will be used for the purpose of determining meal eligibility. Application information may be verified by school officials at any time during the school year.
Seven Lakes High School
2012-2013 CRITERIA FOR FREE AND REDUCED PRICE MEALS
Katy Independent School District announced its policy for providing free and reduced price meals for children eligible under the federal income guidelines for the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program. Go to www. squaremeals.com to view a copy of the policy. Children living in households whose income are at or below the federally approved levels, based on household size, may be eligible for free or reduced price meals. Transfer students approved for the program from another school district may either complete a Katy ISD application or provide documentation of their eligibility status. Foster children who are the legal responsibility of a welfare agency or court may also be eligible for benefits regardless of the income of the household with whom they reside. The Nutrition and Food Service Department encourages parents in all eligible households to complete an online application prior to the start of school. Visit the district website (www.katyisd.org) for the online application. A Free and Reduced meal application form and an information letter will also be distributed in the student’s first day packet. A paper application will not need to be completed if you submitted the 2012 - 2013 application online. If your child was on the program at the end of the previous school year, they are eligible for the same benefit for the first 30 operating days of the new school year or until a new application is processed. A new application is required each school year.
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SENSATIONS FALL SHOW
Sensations, the Seven Lakes High School Show Choir, are rehearsing for their Fall Show. The show will be October 25th, 26th and 27th at 7 PM at Seven lakes High School. For ticket information, please call Shannon Carter at 281-237-2857.
STUDIO VII PRESENTS PETER PAN
The Studio VII Theatre Company of Seven Lakes High School presents “Peter Pan” by J.M. Barrie, October 4th, 5th and 6th, at 7 PM and October 6th matinee at 2 PM. Enjoy the magic of the everlasting classic tale of siblings Wendy, John and Michael Darling who follow Peter Pan and the invisible fairy, Tinker Bell, into Never Land. There they meet the Lost Boys and Princess Tiger Lilly, discover that children never grow old and outwit Captain Hook and his hapless band of pirates. Co-directed by Chocs Landgrebe and Maggie Rodriguez, with set and technical design by Joshua Heerssen. Presale general admission tickets go on sale the week of September 24th and are $8 for students and $10 for adults. Ticket reservations available by calling 281-237-2836. Tickets prices increase by $2 when purchased at the door.
Scouts HOMESCHOOL PACK 164
NOW 2 LOCATIONS! STORIT @ CINCO RANCH
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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 281-851-8374 or at email@example.com
Homeschool Pack 393
Cub Scout Pack 393 is a homeschool pack that serves the Katy area. If you have a boy between the ages of 6 and 10 (entered first grade through fifth grade this fall) and are wanting them to join an activity that is full of fun learning experiences, this is the group for you. To learn more about both scouting programs, upcoming summertime events and 393 please e-mail Sam Randolph at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Sign Up for Fall Soccer - KATY 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 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 www.FFPS.org 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.
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• YMCA Child Care 2012-2013 Registration Now Open: Child Care provided at most Katy ISD elementary schools until 6:30 PM. Some schools offer both before and after school care. • Fall YMCA Youth Sports Leagues: Youth NFL Flag Football, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball or Cheerleading. Teen Volleyball and Basketball also offered. • Swim Lessons: 6 months thru adult. Group and private lessons available year round. • YMCA Martial Arts: Karate Do (Shotokan Style) and Tae Kwon Do offered. • Active Older Adults Open House: Wednesday, September 12th, 10 AM 1 PM at the Katy YMCA. Active Older Adults are invited to the Katy Y to see what is offered in the area of fitness and social activities. Join us for fitness class demos, blood pressure checks, giveaways and snacks. • Y Guides and Princesses Open House: Saturday, September 22nd, 10 AM - noon at the Katy YMCA. Y Guides, formerly Adventure Guides, is designed to foster companionship and understanding between father and child, in a wholesome atmosphere that emphasizes fun and adventure. Activities emphasize family values and respect for the environment. One feature of our program that differentiates us from others is the involvement of all Dads in activities, not just one or two group leaders. Stop by the Y and bring the kids too! • YMCA ZumbaFest: Friday, September 28th, 6 PM - 8 PM at the Katy YMCA. Free and open to the community! Dance to the beat of rhythmic Zumba music! Team taught by several instructors. This workout will energize and invigorate you. Come and go or stay for the whole workout! • YMCA Turkey Dash Early Bird Registration: Join us for the 2012 Thanksgiving Day Turkey Dash presented by Reliant. November 22, 2012 will mark the 10th anniversary of the Turkey Dash, Katy’s largest fun run. Taking place on Thanksgiving Day, the event features a competitive 10K
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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). For the Katy league, all games are played at George Bush Park - FFPS Soccer Complex, located on Westheimer Parkway off Fry Road. For more information, maps of locations or to sign up, visit www.ffps.org or call 1-800-828-PLAY (7529).
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Registration is open for fall Flag Football, Basketball and Soccer leagues in Katy! i9 Sports is the #1 provider of youth sports leagues, camps and instructional clinics in the country for kids ages 3-14. We focus on fun, skills and sportsmanship with a commitment to safety. Summer camp registration is going on now and fall leagues start September 22nd. For more information, please visit www.i9sports.com or call 281-398-PLAY (7529).
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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 email@example.com or Scott.firstname.lastname@example.org You can register online at bearcreekchurch.tv/sports and look in middle of page for registrations in red for Outward Flag Football.
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Upward Soccer, Upward Flag Football & Cheerleading At Bear Creek Baptist Church
Bear Creek Baptist Church is offering Upward Soccer, Flag Football and Cheerleading this Fall. Our address is 5901 N. Fry Rd. in Katy, Texas 77449. We will be having Upward Soccer for children 4 yrs. by Sept. 1, 2012 through 6th Grade. Our Flag Football and Cheerleading will be for children in K this year through 6th Grade. Register began in July. Our evaluations start before the start of school. You can register on line at www.bearcreekchurch.tv/ sports - click on Upward and register or register in the Main Office, Monday - Thursday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM and Friday 8:00 AM-12:00 PM. Each child needs to attend an evaluation, not for the whole two hours but for about 20 minutes. Evaluations will be Tuesday and Thursday, September 4th and 6th from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM in the back behind our parking lot. On Saturday, September 8th between the hours of 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM. Cost is $75. We will be holding a clinic for the league on Saturday, September 22nd from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM in our backfields. Our practices will begin the week of September 12th. Our first games will be October 13th and go through November 17th. For more information, contact Linda Newhouse or Scott Denton at 281-859-9900.
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American Taekwondo Association’s 3 Time World Champion
Katy, Texas has a new 3-Time World Champion, Mikayla Francisco, age 8. This past June 2012 at the American Taekwondo Association’s World Championships, held in Little Rock, Arkansas, Mikayla took home 3 Gold World Champion Titles in Traditional Form, Sparring and Creative Form. She competed in a total of 7 Top Ten divisions, placing in each event with 3 Silver medals in Traditional Weapon, Extreme Form, Extreme weapon and a Bronze medal in Creative Weapon. At age 6, Mikayla earned her first Texas State Champion Title in Creative Form in 2010 (Division-Girls 8y/o and under). At age 7, Mikayla eventually earned 5 Texas State Champion Titles in Traditional Form, Traditional Weapon, Sparring, Creative Form and Creative Weapon in 2011 (DivisionGirls 8y/o and under). Mikayla was promoted to the rank of 1st Degree Black Belt in June 2011 at age 7. Added to her 2012 World Championship achievements, Mikayla also earned 7 Texas State Champion Titles in Traditional Form, Traditional Weapon, Sparring, Creative Form, Creative Weapon, Extreme Form and Extreme Weapon 2012 - this being her 3rd consecutive year as a Texas State Champion in TaeKwonDo. We are so very proud of Mikayla and thank family and friends for all the support along her Road to World Champion.
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The 8th Grade Katy Rebels-D’Addieco Team took 1st place in the June 30July 1, 2012 Primetime tournament in Humble, TX. The team went 4-0 to win the tournament in convincing fashion. The zone defense continued to frustrate opponents and the extra effort to complete every hustle play led to opportunities that made the difference in the games. Their continued commitment to defense allowed them to control the pace of the games and deflate opponents early, resulting in large margins of victory against quality teams. Congratulations to Allison, LaShanda, Kim, Sydney, Natalia, Alyssa, Emily, Delaney, Tianna and Anna on another successful tournament!
Katy Rugby Club
Fun for all the family. All ages welcome - boys & girls. Training every Sunday 2-4 PM, at Beck Junior High school Football Field. For more information, visit www.katyrugbyclub.com
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Katy family ymca volleyball
Katy Family YMCA has open volleyball for Y members on Tuesday and Thursday nights for adults only, from 8:00-10:00 PM. If you know the rules and can enjoy volleyball, please join us.
Katy Valkyries HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS LACROSSE
The Katy Valkyries is a varsity team competing in the Texas Girls High School Lacrosse League and accepts players from all KISD high schools. Lacrosse experience is not necessary to join the team - we will teach you the skills and game strategy. Please see our new website at: www.katyvalkyries. org for additional information.
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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 email@example.com or Yana Dommert at 281-394-2481 yana@ entouch.net or Kathy Smith 815-715-3892.
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The Cinco ranch Senior Men’s Golf Association is looking for new members. All levels of play. Seniors play every Monday and Thursday, 7:30 AM. Shotgun start. Monthly Inter-club Tournaments. Year-end Club Championship Tournament. If you are interested, please call: Cinco Ranch golf Club Jim Cusack Joe Rodriguez
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CrossPoint Community Church is hosting it’s first 5K event!
GO 5K A Different Way and The Outdoor Market, organized by the CrossPoint’s Community Impact Team, will be held at CrossPoint Westgreen, located at 700 S. Westgreen Blvd, Katy TX 77450 on November 17, 2012. CrossPoint Westgreen will utilize their property, as well as the adjacent Mason Creek running trails and Rick Rice Park to make up the 3.1 mile route for the race. The route will also include a series of obstacles & “outreach” tasks, which include gathering care package items and stowing them in a cinched bag that each of the 500 participants will carry throughout the journey. The completed care package bags will be delivered to persons in
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Creekside Church Community BBQ Sunday, Sept. 9th at 12:00 noon Woodcreek Jr. High - 1801 Woodcreek Bend Ln., Cost $5 per person, RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org • www.thecreekside.org
Following the race is The Outdoor Market, a second annual event that features vendors, craftsmen, household items, children’s activities and concessions. Proceeds from both events will be donated to Christ Clinic of Katy. Visit 5KDifferentWay.com to register for the 5K or for more information.
Living Word Lutheran Church Kick-Off Day
Kick-Off Day at Living Word Lutheran Church is an annual celebration of the start of our school year ministries, which include Sunday School, Confirmation (Jr. High age), Senior High, Mom’s Group and Junior Youth for Christ (elementary age, meets mid-week). A moonwalk, snow cones, bungee run, obstacle course and information about the ministry programs will be available from 9 to 11 am, on Sunday, September 9th on the church lawn. Living Word Lutheran Church is located at 3700 S. Mason Road in Katy. For more info., visit the church website at www.livingwordkaty.org or call the church office at 281-392-2300.
Grace Fellowship UMC IS offering Jr. High Small Groups in your neighborhood!
Grace Fellowship UMC is offering Junior High Small Groups in your neighborhood! Do you find that your Junior High Child is looking to build friendships? Is he/she looking for a place to belong? Is he/she bored after school? Looking for something to do after dinner? Seeking guidance? Simply looking for a place to meet up with friends each week? If so, we have just the place for your child! Starting the week of September 9th-14th and throughout the school year, we’ll be offering Junior High Small Groups at a variety of times and locations. We hope your child will choose to come check us out! Then, together you can choose the one that fits your family’s schedule best! Small groups are a great opportunity for students to build deeper relationships with each other and with Christ! Details available at www.whatisgrace.org/ content.cfm?id=379 or by calling 281-646-1903, ext. 128.
The Grand Lakes Presbyterian Church Free Art Show
The Grand Lakes Presbyterian Church is holding its first annual Art Show on Sunday, September 16th from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. We will have live art demonstrations, a children’s craft room, displays of our members’ art creations and refreshments. Please join us for this free event. Grand Lakes Presbyterian Church is located at 6035 S. Fry Road.
Congregation Or Ami - Great Comedy Night - Ross Bennett
As comedian Allan Sherman once said, “you don’t have to be Jewish”…… to perform comedy at Congregation Or Ami, West Houston’s only conservative Synagogue, but you do have to be funny. On Saturday, October 13th, nationally renowned comedian Ross Bennett, will perform his unique brand of very funny stand-up comedy at the Synagogue, in an authentic comedy club setting, at 8:30 PM. Bennett, a one time West Point Cadet who left the Academy to become a Comedian (“probably the greatest service I will ever do for my country”), has been performing comedy for over 30 years. Over the years, Ross Bennett has appeared at the Friar’s Club and on many TV programs including “Evening at the Improv.” Bennett also co-wrote and stars in the very funny play, PASTRAMI ON RYE WITH MAYO, about the last 4 comedians performing in the Catskills. The October 13th performance is open to the entire West Houston / Katy community. Please purchase your tickets early, as seating is limited. Congregation Or Ami is located at 3443 Wilcrest Drive Houston, TX 77042. Tickets, which are $36 each, include a wonderful selection of desserts, wine, soda and coffee. Premium seating and group tables are available. For additional information, please check online at www.oramihouston.org or call 713-334-4300.
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Aglow International is a global, trans-denominational Christian organization. More than 200,000 Aglow members meet together each month through local fellowships. At the monthly gatherings there is time to meet and visit with friends, enjoy corporate worship and prayer and hear from a guest speaker. Many of the ladies share lunch afterwards. You are most cordially invited to attend the Katy Aglow group. You will be glad you did. Meeting: October 23, 2012 Speaker: Jennifer Campbell of Mosaic House of Prayer Time: 9:30 AM - Arrive/Visit 10:00 AM - Meeting begins Place: Church on the Rock (Fellowship Hall), 433 S. Barker Cypress, Houston, TX 77094 (Dir: 1-10 Exit Barker Cypress Rd., go south 3 blocks to corner of Barker Cypress @ Kingsland Blvd.) Contact: www.katyaglow.com for guest speaker and group information www.aglow.org for information about Aglow International
Cinco Ranch Neighborhood Bible Study
Do you have a desire to learn God’s Word and develop meaningful friendships in the process? The women in the Cinco Ranch Neighborhood Bible Study are from various churches and denominations and from neighborhoods other than Cinco Ranch. We meet on Tuesday mornings, 9:15 to 11:15 AM, from September to May in a home in Greenway Village. Newcomers are always welcome. Please join your neighbors - we would love to see you there! For more information, call Berta Trulock 281-395-6461 or Trudy Krejci 281-5798613. (Sorry, childcare not provided.)
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Living Word Lutheran Church will begin free children’s and youth music programs starting in September. Age appropriate lessons in the basics of music will be taught, including singing and playing instruments. The program is open to all; church membership is not required. Ages 3 through Kindergarten meet on Mondays, 6:00-6:45 pm in The Annex, beginning September 10th. Grades 1st through 6th meet on Tuesdays, 6:007:00 pm in the Sanctuary, beginning September 4th. Grades 7th through 12th meet on Sundays at 4:00 pm, beginning September 16th. The programs will feature positive reinforcement in a fun and caring environment. Living Word Lutheran is located at 3700 S. Mason Rd., Katy, 77450 and the Living Word Annex is at 3750 S. Mason, Suite 900. For more information, please visit the church website LivingWordKaty.org or contact Susan Terry at email@example.com, 832-282-9333 or 281-392-2300 x213.
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Katy Christian Women’s Connection Join us for a prayer, coffee and fellowship 10 AM to 11:30 AM La Madeleine’s 23322 Mercantile Parkway, Katy, TX (Grand Parkway and I-10) Bring a friend and don’t forget to bring your Bible. 2012 Prayer Connection dates: September 13th • October 11th November 8th• December 6th
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Creekside Church Community Community Bible Studies
Sept. - Dec. Ladies Bible Study - Thursdays at 6:30 pm; dinner provided; 542 Applewhite Dr. Men’s Bible Study - Saturdays at 7:00 am; Katy Mills Denny’s Couples Bible Studies - Tues, Wed & Thursday - multiple neighborhoods Please email or call for more information - firstname.lastname@example.org, 713-7054878.
“FOR THE BETTERMENT OF THE WORLD” BAHA’I FAITH OF FORT BEND COUNTY
Please join us for an informal devotional gathering, where we share music, prayers and inspirational readings taken from the major religions of the world, in an environment of unity and harmony. The Word of God, say the Baha’i Writings, provides inspiration, rejuvenates souls, gladdens hearts and renews one’s sense of purpose.
The devotional is held on the 2nd Sunday of each month, from 4-5 PM and will be followed by a sharing of thoughts, ideas and ways to apply spiritual principles to one’s day-to-day affairs. Refreshments will be served. For details on the location or for answers to any other questions you may have, please call the Baha’i Faith of Fort Bend County at 281-395-9026.
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Kingsland Baptist Church Weekly Events for Adult 55+
Game Day - Meet with us every Wednesday in the Crawford Fellowship Hall from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM as we fellowship around the table playing Chicken Foot, Scrabble, Cards, etc. Bring a sack lunch (drinks provided) and we will eat together at noon. Group Exercise Class - The exercise class for adults 55+ meets every Wednesday at 8:45 AM for 45 minutes of exercise led by Christy Kennedy, a group fitness certified instructor. This is a great time to enjoy like-minded folks who are strengthening and conditioning their body for the long haul. Regardless of your present condition, Christy will help you improve while making the exercise fun and beneficial. For more information, contact Mike Kelley at 281-492-0785. Kingsland Baptist Church is located at 20555 Kingsland Blvd. We are located across from Taylor High School Tennis Courts. For more information, you can visit us online at www.kingsland.org or call the church office at 281-492-0785.
Bingo EPIPHANY BINGO
Epiphany conducts their bingo games every Friday night except holidays. There Is No Smoking Allowed During All Bingo Games. They have security, lighted parking, big screen color monitor, computerized bingo equipment, snack bar and large cash prizes. Profits benefit charitable outreach programs. Epiphany Catholic Church, Church Community Center, 1530 Norwalk Dr. (between Fry and Mason Roads, south of I-10 behind Nottingham Subdivision) off Highland Knolls. Early bird games begin at 7:30 PM and regular games at 8:00 PM. For more info, call the bingo hall number at 281-578-3905.
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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. All profits will benefit community outreach and Religious Education programs. 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. For more info., call 281-391-4758.
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“Crafts with a Mission” Craft show, September 15, 2012, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Westside Church of the Nazarene, 3434 N. Fry Road. Outdoor vendor spots are still available. Email Annetta at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and the forms.
Morton Ranch High School FFA Craft Show
Morton Ranch FFA Craft Show Get a jump on Holiday shopping, Homecoming Mums and more! September 22, 2012 at 21000 Franz Road (Morton Ranch High School) from 9 am to 4 pm. FREE admission! Contact email@example.com for vendor information.
Garage Sales Grayson Lakes Community-Wide Garage Sale
The garage sale will be on October 6, 2012 from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM - each sale will be conducted on the individual homeowner’s property. Grayson Lakes is located off of Katy Flewellen Road and Katy Gaston Road. Watch for the signs!
The Star of Destiny Chapter garage sale
The Star of Destiny Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, will have a garage sale fundraiser on Saturday, November 3, 2012. The sale will be held from 7:30 am until 11:00 am at Estates of Chesterfield Swim and Tennis Club, 1707 Briarchester, Katy, Texas 77450. There will be household items, furniture, toys, clothing, books and much more! The items are reasonably priced and this sale is our main source of funds for our patriotic activities with our troops, schools, libraries and military families. Please join us and check out all the treasures!
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 stmaryscypress.org 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.
Mayde Creek Martinette Craft Show
The craft show, located at 19202 Groschke Road, Houston, TX 77084 will be on September 29th from 9 am - 4 pm and will feature unique and wonderful gifts. There will also be face painting and a bounce house for the kids. Admission is FREE! For vendor information, please contact Diana Scudder at firstname.lastname@example.org or 832-449-3068.
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St. Bartholomew HAPPY HEARTS BAZAAR
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!
22nd ANNUAL PICK-A-DILLY CRAFTS FAIR
Saturday, October 20, 2012 St. Peter’s United Methodist Church 20775 Kingsland Blvd., Katy (across from Taylor High School) 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Sponsored by St. Peter’s United Methodist Women (UMW proceeds benefit missions) Indoor & Outdoor Crafts Booths, Silent Auction, Pumpkin Patch, Bake Sale, Great Food, Free Admission Contact: Melissa - Phone: 281-492-8031 x377 • email: pick-a-dilly@ hotmail.com
Pope John XXIII High School Autumn Harvest Market
Pope John XXIII High School, 1800 West Grand Parkway N., Katy, TX 77449, located on the corner of Franz and W. Grand Parkway, will host its 1st Annual Autumn Harvest Market on Saturday, October 27, 2012, featuring Arts, Crafts and Boutique Items, from 7:30 am - 1:00 pm in the school gym. 12x12 spaces are available to rent for $50. please contact Jackie Sitton re: Autumn Harvest Market at email@example.com if interested. Space is limited so act fast!
34th 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.
FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF HOUSTON 18th ANNUAL PILGRIM FESTIVAL
The festival will be on Saturday, November 17, 2012 from 10 AM to 4 PM, providing fun for all including craft booths offering handmade crafts. We are currently taking applications from craft vendors. Contact Sue Earl at firstname.lastname@example.org for booth prices and other information.
ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON CATHOLIC CHURCH Gingerbread Village Holiday Market
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, K of C #8096 Ladies Auxiliary will be hosting their 20th Annual Gingerbread Village Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
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Please join us (Free Admission) and shop at over 130 indoor booths. Booths feature Seasonal Décor, Beautiful Art, Handmade Crafts, Name-Brand Merchandise and Gourmet Food. Have lunch at our huge concession stand with Bar-B-Q, Spuds, Chicken Salad, Hot Dogs and homemade goodies. please email Susie Schwartz at email@example.com if you need any additional information.
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The Arts & Crafts Show will be located at 6646 Addicks-Satsuma, Houston 77084, between N. Hwy. 6 and Eldridge, and between FM 529 and W. Little York. FOLLOW the SIGNS for the best Holiday Bargains and “one of a kind” gifts!!!
Shop and have lunch in one location! It’s our annual Fundraiser! Bid to win one of the many exciting gifts at our Auction, shop from our vendors, enjoy homemade goods at our bake sale, plus hear an inspirational speaker and have lunch with friends!
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Our Speaker will be Sally Rowe, a native of West Virginia. She is a former bank officer and active volunteer. Sally will tell us how to de-clutter your closet and your life with her talk: “How the state of her closet reflects her life!” Reservations: call 281-232-8338 or email KatyCWC@gmail.com by 5 pm, Monday, September 17th. Husbands are invited and are welcome to attend!
St. Edith Stein Catholic community Founders’ Day Festival
Please join the St. Edith Stein Catholic community for our Founders’ Day Festival on Saturday, October 6th from 11 AM to 10 PM. There will be fun for the whole family with food, games, BINGO, live music, a beer garden and raffles for amazing prizes! Plus, a country store selling handmade goodies! St. Edith Stein Catholic Church - 3311 N. Fry Rd., Katy, TX 77449
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Katy Lions Club 9th Annual Golf Tournament
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WHEN: Monday, September 17, 2012 Registration & Lunch Begin at Noon Putting & Chipping Contest from 12:15-1:15 Shotgun Start at 1:30 pm FORMAT: Scramble - Bogey is your friend WHERE: Golf Club At Cinco Ranch Katy, Texas 281-395-GOLF BENEFITTING Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville, Texas, Scholarships for KISD High School Seniors, KISD Students in need of Eye Exams &/or Glasses, Lions Eye Bank of Texas and Leader Dogs for the Blind. SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES Gold Sponsor: $5,000 Silver Sponsor: $3,000 Bronze Sponsor: $1,000 Lunch Sponsor: $250 Long Drive: $150 Putting Contest Sponsor: $150 Chipping Contest Sponsor: $150 PLAYER ENTRY FEES Individual Players: $110 Mulligan: 2 for $10 or 5 for $20 ENTRY FEE INCLUDES Long Drive Contest Tiger Drive Putting Contest Awards Banquet
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Pregnancy Help Center of West Houston FundRaising Event Baby Bottle Blessings
Pregnancy Help Center of West Houston is excited to announce that 27 local churches participated in this year’s Baby Bottle Blessings event. The event ran from Mother’s Day thru Father’s Day. Local residents picked up 2,864 Baby Bottles at their home church and filled the bottles with change, bills and checks during the month long event. This event spotlights the extensive resources that Pregnancy Help Center provides to residents of 3 counties who are faced with circumstances surrounding a present, potential or former pregnancy. Pregnancy Test, Peer Counseling, classes for Moms and Dads, as well as, limited ultrasound and help with maternity clothing and baby items are just some of the services that the Center provides to their clients. Anyone interested in participating or in learning how to be a volunteer, should contact the center at 281-578-0078. If you happen to have a bottle out, please know that Labor Day, September 3rd would be a great time to return it to Pregnancy Help Center.
Go to www.keepkidsconnected.org and sign up online or download a form and mail it in. Entry fees for the 5K Run/Walk are $28 before Sept. 16th, $33 (Sept. 17th-28th) and $35 on Race Day. Entry fee for the 1 Mile Family Run/ Walk is $20. Entry fee includes a t-shirt. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Visit the website for all the details. Keep Kids Connected is a 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Organization that, through the generous donations of our patrons and sponsors, is working with hospitals and doctors to provide Netbook computers to children with cancer or other life-threatening illnesses. For more information, contact Keep Kids Connected at: keepkidsconnected@ gmail.com or P.O. Box 1127, Katy, TX 77492. To download an application, go to www.keepkidsconnected.org where Potential computer recipients can check eligibility requirements.
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CHRIST CLINIC PRESENTS BREAKFAST FOR A BLESSING
On September 14, 2012, Christ Clinic will sponsor a fundraising breakfast from 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM, at the Marriott - Katy, 16011 Katy Freeway. The Emcee will be Lily Jang, KHOU, Channel 11. The speakers will be Senator Glenn Hegar: District 18 and Commissioner Andy Meyers. Individual tickets are $35 each. Sponsor tickets are Faith - $1,500, Hope - $1000 and Love - $500. Visit www.christclinickaty.org to purchase tickets or for sponsorship opportunities. For questions, call 713-256-7770. Christ Clinic is a 501(c)3 non-profit clinic that serves the uninsured and those without governmental assistance in Katy, Texas with acute and chronic care needs. Since opening our doors originally in 2000, we have served over 7,000 patients at an ever increasing rate.
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The Sunshine Kids are a non-profit organization dedicated to children with cancer. The children have the opportunity to go on vacations with other childhood cancer patients. It gives them the opportunity to share with others in their same situation and gives them a break in their treatment. The Gary Greene Champions office has an annual fundraiser in the northwest part of Houston. This year, it will be at the Red River Saloon on 249 (23238) just north of Spring Cypress on Wednesday, October 3rd from 5-9 PM, with food served at 7 PM. The location, as well as the Bar-B-Q dinner, is generously donated so 100 percent of the proceeds can go to the Kids. There will be a silent auction, food, music and fun. If you would like to be a sponsor, auction item donor or attend, contact Jennifer Carmichael or Sharon Teusink at 281444-5140 - firstname.lastname@example.org or Sharon@garygreene.com to email either.
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www.nwhcaggiemoms.org Vendor Call!! Vendor space for our October event is booking now. For booth information email email@example.com - contact: Pat Groves. NWHC AGGIE MOMS will hold their 4th Annual Boots and Whoops scholarship fundraiser on Sunday, October 14th at Red River Dance Hall on 249 from 1:00-5:00 PM, featuring live country western entertainment, barbecue, dancing, arts and crafts show and car show. Aggie or not, you’ll want to join the fun. Tickets available through our website now. The Northwest Harris County Aggie Moms Club meets the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm, at the Houston Distributing Company, 7100 High Life Drive and Cutten Road. Aggie Moms won’t ask you to wear a funny hat, learn a secret handshake or give a speech. We simply help you help your student reach their potential. Join us for food, door prizes and speakers. Our next meeting is September 11, 2012.
Keep Kids Connected Recycle your Aluminum Beverage Cans for a Good Cause!
Keep Kids Connected, a local non-profit organization that gives Netbook computers to kids with cancer or other serious illnesses, collects and recycles aluminum beverage cans the second Saturday of each month at the Tradition Bank, Pin Oak branch from 9 am-12 pm. Please stop by each month to donate your cans. The proceeds from the recycling are used to purchase computers. visit www.keepkidsconnected.org for more information on the organization.
Theater, Arts & Music Houston Family Arts Center Announces 2012-2013 Season Memories and Traditions
The Houston Family Arts Center announces its 8th subscription season, an exciting line-up of plays and musicals all of which reflect the theme of “memories and traditions.” The season includes a timeless American
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Academy Accepting Enrollment for 2012 Fall Classes
The HFAC Actors Academy 2012 Fall Semester is for children and teens who have a love for acting, dancing and singing and who desire to learn from top area professionals. The Academy is now enrolling children and teens for its fall semester. The award-winning Actors Academy features acting, singing and dance instruction as well as performance opportunities in musicals, dramas and comedies - especially designed for kids and teens! The fall semester runs Sept. 4 through Dec. 21, 2012. For more info and to register for fall classes, check the HFAC Actors Academy website at www.hfacacademy.com or call 281-685-2623.
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DECIBELLES (A Barbershop Chorus)
We are a ladies daytime chorus with approximately 30 members. We have been performing in the Houston area for over 30 years. We sing old favorites and contemporary tunes arranged in the barbershop style. The four parts creating the barbershop sound are Tenor, Lead, Baritone and Bass. We rehearse Friday mornings from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Treemont Retirement Center located at 2501 Westerland, off Westheimer and Gessner. We love to have visitors and even more when you decide to join our chorus. For additional information, please call Pat at 281-497-4904 or decibelle@ comcast.net (email). We perform two types of shows each year. Currently we are singing a selection of patriotic songs, Johnny Mathis’ “Chances Are,” Perry Como’s “Hot Diggity Dog” and other fun tunes. You’ll be singing along with us before you know it.
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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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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.
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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.coastalprairie.org. Weekly training classes will run September 8th - October 25th. You can see more information about joining online or contact dougsimons@yahoo. com with any questions.
The Star of Destiny Chapter, National Society Daughters of the Amer. Revolution Lineage Day
Are you climbing the wrong tree? Learn the right way! The Star of Destiny Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will be hosting Lineage Day, a free genealogy workshop on Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm at: Cinco Ranch Branch Library 2620 Commercial Center Blvd. Katy, TX 77494 Join us in hearing our guest speakers discuss topics such as finding sources, organizing information, ancestral charting and climbing the right tree! For more information, visit our website at http://texasdar.org/chapters/ StarDestiny or email@example.com (email).
Katy Women’s Conference 2012 Host IS ABWA Katy Charter Chapter
The ABWA Katy Charter Chapter is pleased to announce the 2012 Katy Women’s Conference on Friday, October 19th, at 9:00 AM at the Marriott Energy Corridor ( 16011 Katy Freeway) in Katy/West Houston. This year, we are focused on bringing you specific, down to earth, action tools, tips, techniques and ideas that you can use immediately in your business and personal lives. The full day event includes all speaker sessions, networking, exhibits and a gourmet lunch! Net proceeds are contributed to scholarships and we thank you for your participation. Since 1994, ABWA Katy has sponsored over $75,000 in scholarships for local students. www.KatyWomensConference.com Go to the links above to RSVP (registration fee info), meet the speakers, check the agenda for the day, get a map, sponsor a table or be an exhibitor. See you there!
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• Book Discussion Clubs - The Library hosts two book clubs that meet monthly. The Evening Book Club normally meets on the first Monday of the month at 7 PM. Due to the Labor Day Holiday, the Evening Book Club will meet on the second Monday of the month, September 10th. The Afternoon Book Club meets on the second Thursday of the month at 1 PM. If you are interested in joining either discussion group, extra copies of the books are available at the library. There are no dues and new members are welcome! • Just Desserts Mystery Book Club – Meetings held the third Wednesday of the month at 2 PM. You are encouraged to bring your favorite dessert to eat while we discuss whether our villains get their just desserts. If you are interested in joining this discussion group, extra copies of the book are available at the library. There are no dues and new members are welcome!
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• Volunteer at the Library - Volunteer opportunities abound at the library. Volunteers are needed to help shelve, count patrons and more. We will be holding our next volunteer orientation on Friday, September 21st at 4 PM. Students should be in high school and must be able to commit to two hours a week. If you would like to help in anyway, please contact Sarah Nelson at 281-492-8592. • Free Internet Classes - The library provides free classes in Internet Basics each month. You can learn how to navigate your way around the World Wide Web and use successful search techniques. You must know how to use a mouse and a keyboard. The next month’s classes will be on Tuesday, September 11th from 2:00 to 3:00 PM. • Microsoft Excel - Are you interested in getting more out of your Microsoft Excel program? On Tuesday, September 4th at 7-8:30 PM, the library will be teaching the basics of how to use Microsoft Excel. Can’t come then? Don’t worry, the class will repeat on Tuesday, September 18th at 7-8:30 PM. Basic keyboard and mouse skills are required. • E-Books and More - How are you going to enjoy reading your books? Visit the library on Friday, September 7th at 2 PM to learn all about the HCPL e-book collection. Learn all about downloading from our collection of e-books and music. • Genealogy Online - Are you interested in learning more about your family’s past? The library is offering genealogy seminar on September 25th at 2 PM. Learn more about how to get started looking into your family past and find out where you came from. Seating is extremely limited for this class. • Senior Moments - Senior Moments is growing! We will now be meeting twice a month for fun! Join us on Tuesday, September 4th at 2 PM as we decorate decoupage boxes. Then come back on Tuesday, September 18th at 2 PM and learn about the many educational opportunities at the nearby Thomas A. Glazier Senior Education Center. We will also break out the Wii for this day. • Hispanic Heritage Festival - Ole! Hispanic Heritage Month runs during September and October! Join us at the library as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a Fiesta on September 22nd from 1 PM to 4
PM. Join us for crafts, dancing and food. There is no registration required and all ages are welcome. • Book Sale - The Friends of the Maud Marks Library will hold their book sale on Saturday, September 15th at 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM There is a large selection of hardback fiction and nonfiction, as well as children’s books and paperbacks. No items are over $1. Also, join us on Friday, September 14th from 4:30 to 6:00 PM for our Member-Only book sale preview. Not a member yet? No problem, just ask a librarian how you can join today!
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FORT BEND COUNTY LIBRARIES TO CLOSE IN OBSERVANCE OF LABOR DAY and FAIR DAY
All branches of Fort Bend County Libraries will be closed Monday, September 3rd, in observance of Labor Day. Regular library hours will resume on Tuesday, September 4th. All branches of Fort Bend County Libraries will also be closed Friday, September 28th, in observance of Fort Bend County Fair Day. Regular library hours will resume on Saturday, September 29th. Your online library is always open at www.fortbend.lib.tx.us for searching the catalog, renewing books or placing holds, downloading e-books or using the research databases.
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The best investment any parent can make is a library card. It’s free. It opens doors to benefits that kids can’t break, wear out or outgrow. September is Library Card Sign-up Month and Fort Bend County Libraries wants to make sure that your child is among the two-thirds of Americans that carry the smartest card of all – a library card. A library card provides free access to videos, DVDs, CDs, software and books. Libraries also offer a wide range of other items to lend to children and their families, including toys, games and puzzles. Most importantly - librarians are on hand to help recommend materials suitable for various ages and interests. A library card becomes even more valuable when someone wants to access many of the library’s online databases from home. The cost of subscribing to these databases as an individual would make them unaffordable to many people, but a library card levels the playing field by making them available to everyone free - as long as you have a library card. Since a library card is free, how can parents afford not to give their children such a valuable tool? • CINCO RANCH NIGHT READERS’ TO DISCUSS ‘THE COFFEE TRADER’ - The Night Readers’ book club will meet on Thursday, September 20th beginning at 7:00 PM, in Conference Room 2. The literary-review club is free and open to the public. • LEARN HOW TO RESEARCH YOUR FAMILY HISTORY - Have you ever wondered where your ancestors came from? Are you curious about their military service or medical history? Learn the basics of beginning your familyhistory research at a special program, “Genealogy 101,” on Thursday,
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September 13th, beginning at 10:00 AM, in the Computer Lab. The program is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, however and reservations are required. • CELEBRATE CONSTITUTION DAY WITH EXHIBIT - In celebration of Constitution Day on September 17th, the library will display a special exhibit featuring an assortment of items depicting the history of the U.S. Constitution. The collection will be on display beginning September 1st and will continue throughout the month at the library. The exhibit is free and may be viewed during regular library hours. • INTRODUCTORY COMPUTER CLASSES - The Adult Services staff will present free, introductory computer classes this month. The classes will consist of a hands-on introduction to basic skills for people who would like to learn more about using these computer programs. “The Basics of Buying and Selling on eBay” class will take place on Wednesday, September 5th, beginning at 10:00 AM, in the Computer Lab. The “MS Publisher Survival Basics” class for version 2007 will take place on Tuesday, September 11th, beginning at 10:00 AM, in the Computer Lab. The “MS Word Survival Basics” class for version 2007 will take place on Tuesday, September 18th, beginning at 10:00 AM, in the Computer Lab. The “MS Excel Survival Basics” class for version 2007 will take place on Thursday, September 20th, beginning at 10:00 AM, in the Computer Lab. The classes are free and open to the public. Seating is limited, however and reservations are required.
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• Mother Goose Time: Tuesdays at 10:30 am, provides caregiver/infant activities and songs especially designed for the youngest book-lovers, from age 1 month to 12 months. Program dates are: September 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2012. • Toddler Time: Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 am - offers caregiver/child activities, stories and songs for older babies, from 12 to 36 months of age. Program dates are: September 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 and 27, 2012. • Pre-school Story Time: Age 3-6, where they hear stories, watch movies and participate in age-appropriate craft activities, beginning at 2:00 pm each Tuesday. Program dates are: September 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2012. • Pajama Night Story Time: Thursdays at 7:00 pm - gives families an evening option for the activities presented during the daytime. Program dates are: September 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2012. • Kinder Korner: a time for kindergartners to enjoy stories, movies, crafts and other activities - takes place on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at 4:30 PM. Program dates are: September 12 and 26, 2012.
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• The After-School Breaks: crafts, movies, stories and more for schoolaged children entering first through fifth grades - begins at 4:30 PM on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. September 6th: A is for Apple Crafts September 13th: Celebrate Mexico
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• The Tween Café, which begins at 4:30 PM on the 1 and 3 Thursday of the month, is designed for youth in the 6th grade and up. September 6th: Advisory Council September 13th: Edible Books
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These classes are free with priority to Harris Co. residents. 5597 Gardenia, 281-391-4482 - web www.pct3.hctx.net PRIORITY IS GIVEN TO HARRIS COUNTY RESIDENTS AMERICAN RED CROSS CLASSES - Community Lay Responder: Cost is $30 (Check or money order only & No Refunds). This class is on Monday, September 17, 2012 at 12:30 PM-5:30 PM. Includes Adult CPR with AED, Infant/Child CPR and Standard First Aid. Also there is a Saturday class, November 3, 2012 at 10:30 AM-3:30 PM. Please bring a sack lunch.
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CARDIO CLASSES - This classes combines aerobics and muscle conditioning. Mondays: Cardio Muscle Ball - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM, Tuesdays: Zumba - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (must call Tuesday starting at 7 AM for reservations) Fridays: Cardio Muscle Interval - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Saturdays: Zumba – 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM (must call Friday starting at 7 AM for reservations) CARDIO-MUSCLE CONDITIONING - This class combines aerobics and muscle conditioning. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. YOGA – This class exercises every part of the body, stretching and toning the muscles and joints, the spine and the skeletal system. It also reduces physical and mental tension, leaving you feeling calm and refreshed. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM. CIRCLE OF FRIENDS MEDITATION - An ancient Chinese art of mind-body relaxation and healing. Its benefits include increased energy, enhanced concentration, stress reduction. Saturdays, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM. KARATE - The American Society of Karate has classes for ages 6 years and up. For more information call Steven Sides at 832-498-3666 or email email@example.com. Must register for each session. Tuesdays, 6:00 PM7:00 PM -Junior class 6-12 years and Tuesdays, 7:00 PM-8:00 PM- Senior class 13 & up FITNESS MACHINES – This is a time when you can work out on your own on the fitness equipment. You must be 16 year and up & bring a full size towel and wear tennis shoes. Various times available daily. The machines are closed during class times.
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WATER AEROBICS - This one hour class is low-impact, which is easy on the joints. Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 9:05 AM - 10:05 AM & 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:05 - 10:05 AM & 6:00 - 7:00 PM. ARTHRITIS AQUATICS - This class consists of range of motion, muscle strengthening and endurance-building activities. Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM. MUST HAVE A RELEASE FORM SIGNED BY A PHYSICIAN. DEEP WATER AEROBICS - This hour class is a high cardio vascular workout. A flotation device is advised. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM. Recreational Swim (call to reserve a spot) - Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm. Thursday, 4:15 pm - 5:45 PM - Saturday & Sunday, 1:30 pm-3:00 pm. Lap Swim/Water Walk - Various times daily. American Red Cross Swim Lessons – Call or come in to get schedule for lessons. Cost is $50.
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Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital has volunteer opportunities available. Whether you are interested in working in the nursery, at our reception desk, in our gift shop or even transporting patients, we have a place for you. For more information, please contact Brenda Kepner, Manager of Volunteer Services at 281-644-7581.
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Houston Area Project Linus, a nonprofit organization that provides new, handmade blankets for children who are seriously ill or traumatized, can use the following items you might be discarding: • Fabri-cotton, cotton blends, flannel and fleece • Yarn • Crochet thread • Narrow ribbon If you have any of these items to donate or for information about Project Linus, please call Karen Hagin, Cinco Ranch resident and Project Linus blanketeer 281-693-7150 or Sally Burns, Houston Area Project Linus Coordinator 281-492-2679. More information about Project Linus can be found at www.projectlinus.org.
Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Coalition, Inc VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR WILDLIFE ADVOCATES
Enjoy a rewarding volunteer experience with wildlife. Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Coalition, Inc. is a non-profit organization, which serves as an emergency care and rehabilitation facility for orphaned, ill, and injured native Texas wildlife. Volunteers are welcome in the areas of assisting in the daily functions of the center, assisting with public education programs, and wildlife rehabilitation. Located at 10801 Hammerly, Suite 200, the facility is open seven days a week to help wildlife in need. TWRC has a mentor program in place to assist volunteers with “hands on” training for those interested in becoming permitted rehabilitators. We invite you to join our organization in saving Texas wildlife – one animal at a time. Call the center at 713-468-8972 x158 for more information or email the Volunteer Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit our website at www.twrc-houston.org.
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CROSSROADS mentors are regular people, just like you, who prevent or reduce youth involvement with the juvenile justice system by fostering positive mentoring relationships. The goal is crime prevention! Our mentors must be 21 years of age and volunteer a minimum of 1 hour a week. There are many sites, areas and available times of the week for mentors to meet with their assigned child. We desperately need loving and caring mentors for boys and girls that do not have anyone visiting them! Please consider devoting just one hour a week to the future of a needy child, many times you are their only visitors. Contact Jan Sadler Gibbs at email@example.com or 713-295-2779.
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Invest your time by volunteering with Pregnancy Help Center of West Houston educating and supporting men and women in making healthy choices for life in sexual integrity, unplanned pregnancy and post-abortion loss. Volunteer opportunities include mentoring, facilitating small groups, administrative assistance, medical services, donation room and development. Discover your calling! For information inquire through the web site firstname.lastname@example.org or call 281578-0078, Volunteer Services Coordinator. The Pregnancy Help Center of West Houston is a non-profit faith based organization.
SIRE, Houston’s Therapeutic Equestrian Centers
The only time our clients say they feel free is when they’re riding a horse in a brisk walk around the arena or driving a carriage through the wooded pastures or feel the nudge of a horse’s muzzle at their shoulder saying, “I’m glad to see you, my friend.” Nothing else can compare with therapy on horseback. Equine-assisted activities improve physical balance and coordination, mental acuity, emotional stability and social interactions. At SIRE, we see miracles on horseback happen every day. The work of our dedicated volunteers helps guarantee that children and adults with disabilities in the Greater Houston Area will have the programs they need to live longer, healthier, more productive lives. In addition to their weekly work in the arena, many of our volunteers donate their time and talents at fund-raising events such as our annual Ride-A-Thon and the yearly Trailblazers Luncheon. Volunteers are on hand during the NARHA on-site certification and annual SIRE Show-Off and volunteers are vital to our Clients’ successes at the Top Hands Horse Show, during the Houston Rodeo and competition at the regional and state Special Olympics. Therapeutic horseback riding creates a bond of success between the rider and their horse. Volunteers are their own personal cheering section and the instructor is their mentor and coach. Clients become more empowered and better equipped to fully live their lives, each day. To volunteer, please call one of our arenas and ask to speak with a volunteer coordinator. SIRESpring, call 281-353-6160. SIREHockley, call 281-3567588. SIRE Fort Bend at Sienna Stables, call 281-431-1741.
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Do you enjoy spending time with seniors? Autumn Grove Cottage is an assisted living facility for individuals with Alzheimer’s or dementia related illnesses. We are interested in volunteers socializing with our Residents. We are a small cottage, close to your neighborhood, with just 16 Residents. If you would like to volunteer in a cozy, home-like atmosphere then call the Volunteer Coordinator at 281-398-6845 or visit our website www. autumngrovecottage.com. Come be a part of our philosophy - “To honor our Residents and those who love and care for them.” Volunteers will need to complete a volunteer application and attend a brief training session.
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Fond Memories and Treasured Traditions Start Here…Enrich lives through your generous gift of service as a Sunrise Volunteer. Please call Ozzie Ausborn, Activity and Volunteer Coordinator, for opportunities and details, at 281-240-0500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Sunrise Assisted Living of Cinco Ranch is located at 21939 Cinco Ranch Blvd., Katy, Texas 77450. We have partnered with Disney and the Helping Hands Network, please inquire to learn how you could qualify for tickets to Disney! For more information, visit our website at www.sunriseseniorliving.com.
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Meet with other local people who will gather and discuss/plan community service projects and try to figure out the best way to make a difference in our community. All volunteers welcome. Contact: Linda Wilson at 281-222-1771 or visit http://volunteerism.meetup.com/230.
Houston Children’s Charity
Join a group of people dedicated to improving the lives of children. If you are searching for a good cause to lend a hand to, you need look no further. Houston Children’s Charity is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for underprivileged, abused and disabled children who have been otherwise left behind. The scope of our support is limited only by the availability of resources. Our goal, the rainbow that we chase, is to leave no legitimate request for assistance unanswered. Do you have the time and desire to volunteer to help a great cause? We are always in need of volunteers to help throughout the year. This is a great way for school age kids to get in community service hours. Do you have gently used children’s clothing, shoes and jackets? At Houston Children’s Charity we are setting up the “HCC Closet.” All of the items donated will be given to children – not sold at a retail store. Please contact our office at 713-524-2878 or visit our website www.houstonchildrenscharity.org for more information on our organization.
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How would you feel if you saved a kid’s life? StandUp For Kids is an all volunteer organization dedicated to saving the lives of at-risk and homeless kids through volunteer outreach efforts. Our volunteers search the streets in order to find, stabilize and otherwise help homeless and street kids improve their lives. Every day throughout the US thirteen kids die on the streets from abuse, disease and suicide. According to recent statistics Houston has up to 2,500 kids living on the streets at any given time. Texas has the highest rate of homeless youth in the U.S. StandUp For Kids needs supplies for our Houston program, which provides food, clothing, counseling and a safe environment for the homeless youth of Houston. If you or your organization would like to hold a food or clothing drive for StandUp For Kids, please contact me at HeatherE@standupforkids.org to learn more about StandUp For Kids or how you can help, visit our website at www.standupforkids.org. The single greatest need, for homeless and street kids is our continuous caring and real support. We must convince them that we care, we want them back and we want to help them get off the streets.
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Adopt A US Soldier
Adopt A US Soldier is a non-profit organization that seeks volunteers and donors to help show the brave men and women fighting for our freedom that their sacrifices will not go unnoticed. It connects supportive civilians with deployed soldiers and offers a channel by which to communicate encouragement and express gratitude to those serving in the United States Armed Forces. Adopt A US Soldier is sustained by its volunteer workforce located across the United States. After a supporter asked a soldier what they needed, his response was as follows: “No requests, just don’t want to be forgotten.” -LCPL O.J.T. III When registering for Adopt A US Soldier your involvement can range from writing letters and sending postcards, to mailing care packages full of items a soldier may need or want. Handwritten letters are most important and meaningful to soldiers. Adopt A US Soldier encourages civilians to adopt a soldier to show your support for those that are making sacrifices for our country. If interested, please go to www.adoptaussoldier.org to register.
SPANISH MEADOWS VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
In just 1 hour you could touch the hearts of at least 4 seniors. Do you have a little free time? Do you enjoy the company of seniors? We would love to have you volunteer your time and services to our wonderful residents. Spanish
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Meadows Nursing and Rehab opened its doors in the fall of 2005 bringing quality care in a luxury environment to Katy and surrounding communities. We are located at 1480 Katy Flewellen Road, Katy, TX 77494. To get further information on volunteering, please contact Robbin at 281394-0088 or email@example.com. Please visit our website at www.spanishmeadows.com.
An Art Volunteer Opportunity at Houston Aphasia Recovery Center
Stephanie Schmadeke, Director of the Houston Aphasia Recovery Center (HARC), a not for profit facility which helps people recover from brain injury, is looking for volunteers to teach painting or drawing lessons to their clients. Their location is 6260 Westpark (in the West Loop/SW Freeway area). This would be perfect for someone who has time and a calling to help people or for students who are looking for community service and teaching experience. Even if you are new to art, you would have something to offer. Just give them what you know. That will be more than enough. (Paint mixing, pallets, brush choices, hand positions, perspective, shading, blending, etc.) All would be a great help to someone recovering from Aphasia. The times/days/number of students are all flexible. For more information, contact Stephanie Schmadeke, 713-628-9973 or to learn more about Aphasia, visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ Aphasia.
Katy Christian Ministries needs volunteers
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Katy Christian Ministries Resale Stores has an URGENT need for volunteers to help with receiving/sorting donations and various other activities. Schedule flexible Monday-Saturday. Please call Michelle Johns at 281-391-5261 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.ktcm. org for more info.
HealthBridge Children’s Hospital, www.healthbridgehouston.com, located in the Westchase District of Houston is looking for volunteers. Our 40 bed pediatric facility helps children ages 0-21 years of age as they transition from hospital to home. Volunteers can assist our team with direct patient interactions (play, baby holding, reading, mentoring) and indirect patient care (greeters, phone reception and administrative tasks). Volunteer hours vary, please contact Ellyn Poole at email@example.com for more information.
Community of Life Volunteers in Partnership at Kissito Cane Island
Imagine if you had no one to share or even worse, you were limited in your ability to participate in the activities you love? Now, imagine how you would feel if someone volunteered to spend time with you and shared your enthusiasm? At Kissito Healthcare, we realize that when you make a difference in someone else’s life, you make a difference in your own. We recognize that our volunteers not only make a difference in the lives’ of our patients, they are the backbone of our Community of Life activities program.
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We invite you to be a part of the Volunteers in Partnership program at Kissito’s Cane Island facility in Katy, Texas. All of our programs and services serve a common goal: a better quality of life for the patient and ultimately isn’t that the goal we all have for ourselves? Kissito Cane Island is a post acute and long-term care facility.
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Here are just a few ways you can volunteer: • Like to read? Read to someone who has lost the gift of sight. • Like to play games? Our residents are always looking for participants. • Have a green thumb? Help us with our table top garden. • Got talent? Come entertain our residents and share your talent. • Do you love a party? Help with monthly events is always needed. • Got a friendly pooch? Ask how pet visits can boost a patients’ day. • Are you crafty? Help out with our arts and craft activities. • History Buff? Hear stories from those who were there.
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If you would like to volunteer your time and/or make a donation, please contact Vicky Ashbrook for more information. Kissito Cane Island is located at 21727 Provincial Blvd. Katy, Texas 77450. The facility phone is 281-717-1302.
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VOLUNTEERS WANTED at BUCKNER HOSPICE OF HOUSTON
Buckner Hospice of Houston is in need of volunteers. We offer many different volunteer opportunities from Patient visits to office duties. Hours of very flexible to fit your busy schedule. You donate the number of hours you can. Please contact Toni Cruse Volunteer Coordinator at 281-493-6800 or 713918-9320 for more information.
The Thomas A. Glazier Senior Education Center Has VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE
STAY ACTIVE. STAY ENGAGED. A new place for seniors to learn, located at 16600 Pine Forest Lane, near Texas 6 and Clay Road. Free classes available to Harris County residents 55 and older on subjects ranging from basic computer skills to digital photography to astronomy, photo editing and memory enhancement. We need you in our classrooms! Get free volunteer training. Teach your own computer class. Contact us now at 713-274-3250 or email us: email@example.com. Operated by Harris County Precinct Three Commissioner Steve Radack.
KATY QUILTERS NEEDS HELP FOR CHARITIES
Calling on all the quilters in the area to help make pillowcases and small blankets. This last year we donated over 200 pillowcases and small blankets to various charities. The demand is even higher with all of the families that have lost their homes because of the fires in and around our area. We need you and we have fabric that has been donated but we need your hands and time to make someone smile. If you would like to help, call the Katy Quilters, Shari Medford at 281-635-3000.
Volunteers Needed at Treasured Ones Foundation
Treasured Ones Foundation, a day habilitation program for young adults with special needs, located on 913 S. Mason Rd. in Katy, is seeking volunteer help to assist clients with arts and crafts, music, physical activity, computers and much more. For more information, please contact the volunteer coordinator, Janie at 832-766-0505 or 281-829-0284.
The Solana @ Cinco Ranch Looking for Volunteers
The Solana is in need of Katy Texas great Volunteers. We need Volunteers to spend time with residents, deliver mail, go on outings, help with activity programs, shop with them and for them. We have great opportunities for volunteers to meet new people, make friends and touch lives. If you would like to volunteer your time, please Contact Vicky Ashbrook 281-395-9600 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org . The Solana is located at 24001 Cinco Village Center Boulevard, Katy, Texas 77494.
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Help to Survivors of Sexual Assault The 24-hour Crisis Hotline number is 281-693- RAPE (7273). NON-EMERGENCY # 281-391-5262. The KCM Sexual Assault Center is run by a staff of three permanent employees and a dedicated group of volunteers who manage many vital functions. The Center offers many volunteer opportunities for interested persons, including clerical, crisis hotline and direct contact jobs such as sexual assault survivor advocacy. All volunteers must obtain training offered by the Center. Katy Christian Ministries Food Pantry provides: • Three day nutritionally balanced supplement of non-perishable food twice monthly • Hygiene items once a month • Birthday bags to our children for their special day • Fresh produce from yard gardeners & local farmers FYI • Referrals to WIC (Women, Infant, Child) government nutrition program for baby formula; dairy products. • Red Barrels in Katy area grocery stores benefit KCM. • 100% of all financial donations are allocated per donor request! Needs • Canned: Green Vegetables, Pork’n Beans, Carrots, Tuna, Corn, 8 oz. Tomato sauce, Fruit, Macaroni & Cheese
• One lb. bags of: Beans, Rice • Family Size: Bath Soap, Shampoo, Toothpaste, Toilet Paper • Soap: Laundry, Dish Donation Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Thursday from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Friday from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Katy Christian Ministries, 281-391-3730 (24 Hr. Voice Recording), 5011 5th Street (Admin. Office), Katy, Texas 77093.
The Compassionate Friends (TCF)
The Compassionate Friends—Katy Chapter (TCF-Katy), a support group for parents who have lost a child, meets in the John Burns building of Kingsland Baptist Church, 20555 Kingsland Blvd., on the second Tuesday of each month. Members gather at 6:30 PM, the meeting begins at 7 PM and concludes around 9 PM. All bereaved parents, family members or close friends of parents who have lost a child are invited to attend the TCF-Katy meeting. There is no cost to attend, and participation is completely voluntary. The Compassionate Friends organization is not affiliated with any religious group. For more information about the TCF-Katy chapter, please visit our website, www. compassionatefriends-katy.org or contact Melinda Ginter, 281-492-1262.
The Compassionate Friends Houston West Chapter
The mission of The Compassionate Friends is to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive. The Houston West Chapter meets every second Monday, at 7 pm, at Tallowood Baptist Church at 555 Tallowood, room ET102. Information about The Compassionate Friends can be obtained on the internet at www.compassionatefriends.org and the Houston West Chapter can be found at www.tcf.tcu.edu/index.html or by calling Greg Williams 281-345-9707. The Compassionate Friends is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization and depends on support from the community to continue reaching and helping grieving parents. Donations can be mailed to: TCF Houston West, 16303 Salinas, Houston, TX 77095. Please include the name of the person being remembered so proper recognition can be made in our Chapter Newsletter.
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BEREAVEMENT GROUPS: 2nd & 4th Mondays, from 7-8 PM, at Christus St. Catherine Hospital, Katy. Led by Kris Kerlin, LPC. Anyone who has lost a loved one to cancer is welcome at this group. HISPANIC PATIENT & CAREGIVER GROUP: Thursdays, at 6:30 PM, Katy Medical Arts Building, 1331 West Grand Parkway North, Ste., 240, Katy, TX 77493. Please call prior to at 281-8440161. For registration and information contact Cancer Counseling 713-520-9873. Individual sessions, family therapy, In-home Emotional Therapy is available. The mission of Cancer Counseling, Inc. is to provide free professional emotional therapy and education to cancer patients, their families and friends.
NAMI Family to Family This NAMI Family to Family 12-week Education Course (2 1/2 hrs. per week) is for family members of persons with bipolar (manic depression), anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, severe depression and other neurobiological disorders. For information, please call Vi 281-893-2493 or Debbie 713-8495637.
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All cancer patients, their family members and friends are invited to join this Free Cancer Patient & Caregiver Group, on Thursdays, from 7-8 PM, at Christus St. Catherine Hospital, led by Kris Kerlin, LPC. Join us for encouragement, sharing experiences and emotional support. Collaboration with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
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Family to Family Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping families of children with disabilities by providing information, referral, support, training, a mentoring program, a local leadership and advocacy training program, Lending Library and as well as a website created specifically for parents of students receiving special education services. The F2F-Katy Chapter meetings are held during the day at Crosspoint Community Church and in the evening at St. Peters United Methodist Church. For more information call 713-466-6304. Please see Calendar of Events at page for a current schedule of Katy Events at www.familytofamilynetwork. org.
Depression Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
The Depression Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) offers free, confidential support groups for people struggling with clinical depression or bipolar disorder (manic depression), as well as their families and friends. These are the support groups that meet in your area: Memorial/Piney Point: Chapelwood UMC, 11140 Greenbay. Adults meet in Room W204, Young adults (18+) meet in Room 5 in Copeland Center. Tuesdays, 7:00 PM. Katy: St. Peters UMC, 20775 Kingsland Blvd. Adults Room S-209, Tuesdays, 7:00 PM. Adolescents group meets Mondays in room S-209, 7:00 PM, while the parents meet in room S-204 at 7:00 PM. Any questions, please call the DBSA office at 713-600-1131 or check out our website at www.dbsahouston.org.
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Katy OCD/Anxiety Support Group for Parents
The Katy OCD/Anxiety group for parents meets on the last Saturday of each month at 9:00 AM at La Madeline restaurant in Katy. The purpose of this group is to support each other as we deal with raising children with OCD/anxiety/panic disorders. Does your child avoid social situations? Do they have unhealthy perfectionism or depression from anxiety? Come talk with us. We might be the right support group to find some answers, even if your child does not have a formal diagnosis. We will share resources with each other and offer advice. For more information check out our website: http://shyness.meetup.com/353/.
Katy Tourette Syndrome Support Group
The Katy Tourette Syndrome Association of Texas Support Group meets the second Wednesday of each month, from 7:00-8:30 PM, at Christus St. Catherine Hospital, in classroom B. There are concurrent adult and youth meetings. Adult meetings are varied with discussion, speakers and videos. During the youth meetings, snacks, crafts and games are enjoyed. Pizza/ Video Game Nights and Holiday Parties are always a favorite. For more information, please contact the support group leaders, Daryl and Barbara Brister 281-395-5392 or email email@example.com or visit the website at tourettetexas.org.
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Services offered by the WIC Program include breastfeeding assistance and referrals for health and social services. The Harris County WIC Program operates thirteen sites, all of which offer evening and weekend hours. For additional information about WIC, call 713-439-6145 or www.houstontx.gov/ health/WIC. For a recorded message listing all Harris County WIC sites, you may call 713-439-6130.
ECI PROJECT TYKE
ECI Project TYKE is a year round Early Childhood Intervention program (ECI) in the Katy Independent School District that specializes in working with children who need extra help. The program provides developmental services to children who may need assistance in attaining developmental milestones or who may have a disability. Services are provided to children from birth to three where they live, learn, or play. ECI Project TYKE develops a supportive partnership with families by providing educational and emotional supports, which enriches the daily routines and relationships that will enable their child to reach his or her maximum potential. Anyone (parent, family, friend, caregiver, professional) can refer a child to ECI Project TYKE. If you know a child under the age of 3 who needs
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Different Strokes is a wonderful group dedicated to serving and supporting people who have survived strokes themselves and for their caregivers. Although our needs are different, care is given to fill the needs for all of us.
Different Strokes meets every Tuesday, at 10:00 AM, in the Senior Center, located at 13150 Memorial Dr., for fellowship, learning, sharing, exercising and loving. We meet together to share with one another. Please join us. If you have had a stroke or anyone you know has survived a stroke, please consider learning more about this group. We would love to have you. Call for further information: Kay Callahan 713-461-5604 or Roberta Owens 281463-3490.
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The Arc of Katy
The Arc of Katy, a 501-C-3 non-profit organization, is devoted to enhancing the lives of those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Arc of Katy creates opportunities for all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities that enable each person to be a participating and respected member of our community and to grow in mind, body and spirit. Board meeting is the 2nd Tuesday of each month @ 7 PM. We meet at City Police Station located at 5456 Franz Rd. The ARC of Katy members are always welcome. Please visit www.thearcofkaty.org or call 832-754-9802 or 832-888-9265 for additional information.
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DRUG AND ALCOHOLISM FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP
We are a group of men and women whose lives have been affected by either our own addiction or members of our family. We offer support and encouragement to help you manage your own life rather than focusing on others. Our meetings are every Wednesday night from 7 – 8 PM. For more information call 713-632-5237.
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Do you still believe in marriage? We do! By celebrating the institution of marriage, while connecting families with personal and professional resources, Home Encouragement sets it sights on helping to reduce the divorce rate in the Greater Houston area. Home Encouragement is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that nurtures healthy marriages and strong families. We have many ways of doing this (please see website for details) and there is a special monthly event in the Katy area called Dinner and a Marriage. Our goal is to encourage married couples, as well as connecting them with Houston faith-based communities, family support systems and helpful individuals. For additional information, contact Kellie Hurst of Home Encouragement at 281347-LIFE or visit our website at www.homeencouragement.org.
KATY ESSENTIAL TREMOR SUPPORT GROUP
The Katy Essential Tremor Support Group meets the first Thursday of each month, at the Heritage Grand Clubhouse, 25125 North Heritage Grand Circle, in Katy at 4:00 PM. For more information, you may contact Betty Ann Schwarz, Community Ambassador for IETF at: 281-347-2194 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Katy Essential Tremor Support Group reaches out to persons of all ages, race and gender who suffer from tremors, a neurological disorder causing rhythmic trembling of the hands, head, voice, legs or trunk. Local support groups are sponsored by the International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF), which is a charitable, not-for-profit, membership-based organization, which provides patient support, educates the healthcare community about ET and funds research about the disorder. One goal of this support group is to create a supportive environment where each person can openly talk, exchange ideas about the challenge of living with ET and listen to informative educational programs about the disorder. New members are welcome.
Katy ADHD Parent Support Group
The Katy ADHD parent group holds its monthly meetings on the 2nd Sunday of every month, in room S201, at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 20775 Kingsland Blvd. from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. The meetings include a presentation by a guest speaker and an opportunity to share information and ask questions. There is no charge for attending the meetings and walkins are always welcome. If you should need any additional information or have any questions, please contact Laura Peddicord at 281-392-6064 or email@example.com. Occasionally we will combine meetings with other groups in the Katy area and not meet on our regular date, please verify the meeting date before your first visit.
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The Fellowship at Cinco Ranch
The Fellowship at Cinco Ranch offers several support and growth recovery groups through its Merimnao ministry, all of our groups are Christ-centered and open to everybody in the community. Call the church at 281-395-3950 or go to our website at www.thefellowship.org/ministry/merimnao for more information. Groups include the following: • Castimonia - A group for men struggling with sexual purity • Parakaleo - A group for women whose husbands are dealing with sexual purity • Adelphe - A “women’s issues” group • Divorce Support - A group for those dealing with divorce • Divorce for Kids - A group for children dealing with the divorce of their parents • Poimenes - A group for men in positions of spiritual authority • Parent Advocates - For parents of difficult or troubled high school aged children • Sozo - For women struggling with having had an abortion in their past • New Hope - For women dealing with the issue of breast cancer
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The disclosure of a loved one’s homosexuality affects parents, family members and friends in many different ways. Dealing with a reality that may never have been anticipated can be challenging. St. Peter’s United Methodist Church is offering a safe and affirming setting for those who desire understanding and support as they seek to come to terms with this fact. We meet the third Thursday of each month from 7 to 9 PM, in room E225 of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, at 20775 Kingsland Blvd in Katy. Childcare is available by reservation. For more information and to verify meeting times, contact Elaine Saunders at 281-492-8031.
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Are you having a hard time controlling the way you eat? Have you ever wanted to stop eating and found you could not? Do you eat differently in private than you do in front of other people? Would you like help from others who have found a solution to food addiction? You are not alone, today there is a solution. Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) is a recovery program for people who suffer from overeating, undereatinand bulimia. The program is based upon the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. There are no dues or fees and FA is open to anyone who wants to stop addictive eating. You visit the web site at www.foodaddicts.org to find out more about FA or call the FA World Service Office at 781-932-6300. Weekly meetings at the following times and location: Saturday, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM, Sunday at 3:00 PM and Tuesday at 7:00 PM at West Houston Community Center, located at 725 Bateswood, Houston 77079.
Eating Disorder Support Group
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Katy FAS Family Support
If you know what the acronyms FAS, ARND or FAE stand for then this is the place for you! A new support group is starting for families with children who are on the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum. This group will meet once a month at a designated location to share our stories, talk about our challenges and discuss strategies. Adoptive parents and birth parents are welcome. If you are interested in being a part of this, please send an email to email@example.com.
Katy Autism Support Group
Katy Autism Support Group meets the third Tuesday of each month at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 20775 Kingsland Blvd., from 7 PM to 9 PM in Asbury Hall. Speakers address a variety of topics relevant to autism spectrum disorders and time is allotted for parent networking. For more information, go to www.katyautismsupport.org.
Weight Loss Surgery Support at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital
Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital offers, free of charge, Weight Loss Surgery Support Group meetings. Our mission is to provide support for those who have undergone or are contemplating weight loss surgery in an open and safe environment. We invite you and your significant others to join us as you follow your own path with bariatric surgery. Anyone may attend. Meetings are held the fourth Thursday of each month, at 6:30 PM in the Tiger A Conference Room.
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Holy Covenant United Methodist Church offers weekly Support GroupS
GRIEF SUPPORT: This group is designed to offer emotional support to those who have lost a loved one. Group meets every Monday evening at 7:00 PM in Room 126 of the church office. For more information, please see our website at www.holycov.org or call the church 281-5791200. We are located at 22111 Morton Road, Katy, TX 77449 (West of Mason Road). DIVORCE CARE CLASS: This is a 13-week video and discussion-based Bible study that provides support and healing for separated and divorced adults. Topics include subjects such as anger, sadness, forgiveness and support for children of separation or divorce. More information is available at www.divorcecare.org. For more information, please visit our church website at www.holycov.org. The church is located at 22111 Morton Road, Katy, TX.
Katy/West Houston Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Support Group
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Hopekeepers is a gathering place for those with a chronic illness or pain to support and connect with others while learning about the greater purpose God has for each of us. The national web site is restministries.org for more information or come to one of the local support groups. Grace Fellowship United Methodist Church (2655 S. Mason Rd) on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays at 10:30 AM. Epiphany of the Lord Church (1530 Norwalk Dr) on Mondays at 6:30 PM.
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I feel like the horrific event is happening all over again. I have nightmares and flashbacks of the event. I stay away from crowded places that remind me of the event. I jump and feel very anxious when something happens without warning. I have a hard time trusting or feeling close to other people. I get mad very easily. I feel guilty because others have died and I lived. I have trouble sleeping and my muscles are tense. There are many characteristics that may be signs of PostTraumatic Stress (PTSD). If you recognize some or all of these symptoms; you may want to seek help. YOU ARE NOT ALONE! Group meeting at Memorial Drive UMC, 13194 Memorial Drive. Call 713-468-8356 x119 for fates and times.
Lifeway International is an early enthusiastic substance abuse recovery program for adolescents, young adults and adults and their families. Lifeway is an (APG) Alternative Peer Group that offers supportive and clinical outpatient services for ages 13 -25 and the adult population 26+. Lifeway meets every Wednesday at 7:30 PM at Grace Fellowship United Methodist Church, 2655 S. Mason Rd, Katy. For more information, call 713-270-6753.
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Do you ever feel like you’re the only mom who stays home? While being an at-home mother is rewarding, it can also be lonely. The MOMS Club (Moms Offering Moms Support) is a support group specifically for mothers who have chosen to stay home to raise their children. Local chapters offer scheduled activities, most of which take place during the day when at-home moms most need support. Our calendar includes activities such as weekly (ageappropriate) playgroups, park days, group outings, book club, mom and tot lunch, family events, community service projects, mom’s night out and more! Of course, children are encouraged to come along and moms may attend as many or as few activities as are appropriate for their family. Contact Jamie Ensminger, Membership VP: 832-493-1507 or email momsclubkatyse@ yahoo.com.
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Mothers’ Share Group serves as a valuable outreach for stay-at home parents. We offer a supportive network of moms, interesting and informative speakers relevant to parenting and family life, creative crafts, service projects, and the opportunity to make wonderful friends with others in the Katy area. We meet Thursdays, from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM following the KISD schedule, at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 20775 Kingsland Blvd., Katy, TX 77450 in Room E221 (upstairs). Everyone in the community is welcome. Please join us for fun, food and friendship! For more information or to confirm childcare, please contact St. Peter’s UMC at 281-492-8031 or www.stpkaty.org.
Mocha Moms is a Stay-At-Home Support group for women of color. We offer monthly support group meetings, activities for moms and children. Come meet other Stay-At-Home moms as we embrace the job of motherhood with support of others. Contact Hesma at 281-762-0262 or www. mochamomswesthouston.org.
We provide an OASIS in the frenzied weeks of busy moms… A place to be: *EQUIPPED for parenting, marriage and spiritual growth. *ENCOURAGED by sharing with other moms within mentor led small groups. *ENERGIZED by loving support of other women. Our focus is Biblically based teaching on parenting, marriage and spiritual growth. iBloom includes interesting live speakers, relevant video curriculum with just the right mix of fun! We are a group of moms of children from birth to fifth grade. Join us Monday mornings, 9:30-11:30 AM Grace Fellowship UMC, 2655 S. Mason Rd., Katy, TX The cost is $20 for the year (includes study guide). Childcare is FREE! For more information and to register go to www.graceibloom.org. Questions: call Denise at 281-693-6907 or Sonja at 713-702-2153.
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All Moms of Katy: come run AMOK with us! We are a fun group of moms who support each other through the joys and woes of parenting with playgroups, park days and the occasional moms night out. Contact membership at firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved.
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This is a group to support working moms in the Katy area who would like to find support and camaraderie in other working moms and also a social network. Play dates will be held on Saturdays and an occasional mom’s night on a weeknight. I’m hoping that there are other moms out there just like myself who would like to have like-minded moms to hang out with on the weekend and fun things to plan with the kids during non-work hours. If you’re interested, please join my group and take a minute and tell me a little about yourself so we can get to know one another and start building a group together. Charlene Taylor: email@example.com, 281-235-3043 or http://groups.yahoo.com/group/workingmomsofkaty.
KATY MOMS IN PRAYER INTERNATIONAL Moms In Touch International has a new name: Moms in Prayer International! Our mission is to impact children and schools worldwide for Christ by gathering mothers to pray. Our vision is that every school in the world will be covered with prayer. If you would like more information about MIPI and the groups in Katy, please contact Leslie Power at 281-392-2357 or visit the Moms In Prayer website at www.MomsInPrayer.org.
KATY AREA PARENTS OF MULTIPLES
Parents of (or parents expecting) twins, triplets or more are invited to attend our monthly meeting. We meet the 2nd Monday of each month, at 7:00 pm, at The Church of Holy Apostles located at 1225 West Grand Parkway S. and Westgreen Blvd. in Katy. KAPOM is a member of the Texas Mothers of Multiples and the National Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs, Inc. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website www. kapom.org.
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Did you know there is a support group for the Gifted and Talented Program in KISD? The Katy Parents of Gifted and Talented is an advocacy organization dedicated to promoting quality educational services for the gifted students in the school district. The mission of the organization is to promote community awareness of the unique social, emotional and intellectual needs of gifted and talented students and to support the development of appropriate educational services to meet these needs. To function successfully as an advocacy organization, KPGT needs membership and volunteer support! Funded by membership dues, KPGT publishes a quarterly newsletter, “Connections” and is now on the web! KPGT advocates for the needs of our GT students by serving on district committees, panels at state GT conferences, the Parent Advisory Board and keeping abreast of legislative issues. KPGT works cooperatively with KISD to co-host events such as the very popular “Super Saturday” and the “Student Summer Scholarship Seminar.” Our non-profit organization offers summer scholarships and grants for innovative programs to the GT teachers in KISD. Won’t you show your support of our efforts and join KPGT today? Visit our website at www.kpgt.org for a printable membership form.
KATY ASSOCIATION OF CHILD CARE PROFESSIONALS
Katy Association of Child Care Professionals is a group of registered, licensed and listed child care providers located on the north and south sides of Interstate 10 in the Katy area. Our members are qualified and experienced, as well as CPR and First Aid certified. We meet the third Wednesday of each month, at the MUD #81 building, located at Cimarron Parkway and Hidden Canyon for an evening of professional training and networking. Refreshments are served. Parents and child care providers requiring more information may call 281-578-6376 or 281-392-0989.
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Are You a single Parent? Need an activity to share with the kids? Do you need a new group of single friends? Do you need support of friends that are in the same boat as you? Members and their children frequently enjoy camping, picnics, the Zoo, theater, dances, swimming, museums, house parties, movies and many other activities together. For more information about Parents Without Partners International, check out our website at www. parentswithoutpartners.org or Parent with Partners Greater Houston Chapter #63 at www.pwphouston.org. Contact Barbara 281-469-5646.
BREATH OF LIFE CHILDREN’S CENTER CLINIC
The Breath Of Life Children’s Center Clinic provides healthcare for uninsured and/or underinsured children. We provide immunizations, acute sick care, school physicals and well-child checkups to area children. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. For questions or appointments, please call 281-3987353.
MEMORIAL HERMANN KATY HOSPITAL parenting classes
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West Houston Medical Center offers prenatal classes on an ongoing basis throughout the year. The following is a list of classes that are presently offered. To inquire or register, please call 281-588-8065.
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West Houston Medical Center also offers a FREE Mother and Child Play and Informational Support Group. • Mothers with babies birth to six months meets every Wednesday from 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM in suite 201 of the Doctor’s Center. • Mothers with babies six to twelve months meets every Wednesday from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM in suite 201 of the Doctor’s Center. The program features a weekly topic that mothers with babies are eager to learn as well as a time for questions and answers. It is a time to get to know other new mothers and for your babies to have interaction with other babies. The group is moderated by the Perinatal Coordinator who has over 20 years of experience in the field. Should you have additional questions you may call 281-588-8065. The Doctor’s Center is located at 12121 Richmond Ave. Houston, TX 77082.
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Have you ever wished school lunches weren’t so full of junk food? Have you ever seen Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution? There is a group for you right here in Katy! We are fortunate that Katy ISD cares about our kids and has a large budget base to work with. Let’s encourage them to include healthier food choices on school menus. Join us from the beginning as we start to gather members and momentum to spread the word that it IS possible to
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Community & Commerce Groups POLITICAL INTEREST GROUPS: • KATY AREA REPUBLICANS KATY’S CONSERVATIVE VOICE - For info., contact Kate Diehl at 832-643-0378 or firstname.lastname@example.org or check our Face Book page or our website www.katyrepublicans.com. • West Fort Bend County Republican Women – For more info., contact Susan at 281-633-2277 or BurgerBizInc@aol.com. • Katy Area Democrats - meets 3rd Tuesday of the month at Briarchester club house at 7:00 PM. For info., contact Pat Darwish 281-6470986, visit ww.katydemocrats.org or email email@example.com. • Katy Mommy Patriots - moms meeting to join the fight to protect our children’s future by getting involved in community and political events. Meets twice a month. For more info., call Kelly Horsley 281-858-8830 or Martha Mathis 832-321-4854. rotary clubs: • The Rotary Club of Katy Sunrise (RCKS) - meets every Tuesday morning, at 7:00 AM, for breakfast at The Club at Falcon Point, guests and visitors welcome. For more info. visit www.katysunriserotary.com. • The Rotary Club of Katy - meets each Thursday, noon to 1:00 PM, at Hasta La Pasta, 1450 Grand Parkway, Suite E. For more info., call 281392-0045 or www.katyrotary.com.
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• WEST HOUSTON ROTARY CLUB - Tuesdays, 12:15 PM, West Houston Omni, North Eldridge at Katy Freeway. 281-627-0662. toastmasters: • Katy Toastmasters - meets the first three Thursdays of each month at 7:30 PM at Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union, 25525 Katy Mills Parkway, Katy, TX 77494. We are located behind Katy Mills Mall near Pin Oak Road. Visitors are welcome! Visit our website at http://katy.freetoasthost.org/ • Park 10 Talkers Toastmasters Club - meets every Thursday at 11:45 AM at NACE, 1440 South Creek Dr, Houston, 77084, telephone 281-228-6287. For more info. on Toastmasters, go to www.toastmasters.org. • Easy Risers Toastmasters - meets every Tuesday morning from 7 - 8 AM in the Fulbright Tower located at 1301 McKinney. For more info., contact Ed Young at firstname.lastname@example.org. business/networking: • West Houston’s (CBMC) Christian Businessmen Committee - meet at various times and places. For more info call Houston Metro Office 713-688-4343 or visit www.houston.cbmc.com or www.cbmc.com/index.htm. • American Business Women’s Assoc. Katy Charter Chapter - meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at Hasta La Pasta (Katy) 6:00 PM. Networking begins at 6:00 pm, dinner and meeting at 6:30 pm. Email RSVP’s and inquiries to email@example.com. • W. Houston Chapter, Intern’l Assoc. of Admin. Professionals (WHIAAP) - meets the 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. firstname.lastname@example.org). • ABWA west houston network - meets the second Thursday of each month, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM, at The Cellar Door. For more info. or to RSVP, visit our website at www.whenabwa.org. • Business Network International - KATY - meets every Thursday, 7:00 - 8:30 AM, for breakfast and business networking, at The Club @ Falcon Point, 24503 Falcon Point Drive, Katy, Texas 77494. Please RSVP, Ron Orlando 281-398-5661. For more info. on Katy BNI, go to www. katybni.com. • (BNI) Business Network International - Cinco Ranch meets each Tuesday morning at 7-8:30 am at Willowfork Country Club at 21055 Westheimer Parkway, Katy, Katy, TX 77450. For info., Len Tierney at 713-824-6960 or go to www.bnihouston.com and search for Cinco Ranch Chapter in Katy, Texas. • Parkway Business Partners chapter of BNI meets every Wednesday at Willow Fork Country Club in Katy. Meetings are held from 7:15 AM until 9:00 AM and visitors are welcome. For information or a reservation to attend, please call Chris at 832-252-9413. • InHouston-Katy PremIer Professional Business Networking - meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 4:00-8:00 PM at Vida Loca Mexican Bar and Grill, 21810 Kingsland Blvd Katy, Texas. For info., call Gail Stolzenburg 281-493-1955, email@example.com or Newell Cheatheam 713-385-3622, firstname.lastname@example.org or http:// inhouston.ning.com/events InHouston-Katy. • BIZPACK - “Connecting People in Business and Life” Networking And Breakfast $5: 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month, 7:309:00 AM at Carriage Inn 1400 Katy-Flewellen Road. For info., call Jane Moughon at 832-455-4579 or email email@example.com. • THE ULTIMATE FITNESS AND WELLNESS NETWORK - Meetings are the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM. Membership is free. For more information, contact Karen Narum 281-871-8920 or fitnessjourney@ live.com. • West Katy Netweavers - meets at Essence Cafe in downtown Fulshear every first and third Wednesday. Starts at 7:30 AM and ends at 8:30 AM sharp. The cost of attendance is $1. Members may bring a number of your business cards to exchange with others and leave one with us. For questions, contact at firstname.lastname@example.org
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email firstname.lastname@example.org, Vanessa.email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. • Bear Creek Brit’s - British or married to a Brit? We meet regularly for coffee mornings, dinners, movies and children’s activities. If interested, please phone Cath at 281-395-6701. • National Council of Jewish Women - Career Branch of NCJW has monthly meetings on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 PM. For info., call Leda 713-572-9924 or email@example.com. • BAYOU BELLES SERVICE ORGANIZATION - Professional women from Acadiana, meet the 1st Wednesday of every month at 7 PM, Contact: Angeline Labbe’-Auzenne at www.BayouBelles.org. • CIVIL WAR REENACTING - Enlist with Company C, “The Palmer Guards,” of the First Texas - call 281-579-3417 or visit www.texas-brigade.org. Select 1st Texas and then Co C.” • The Sam Houston Chapter of the Sons of the Republic of Texas - meets 3rd Saturday of each month (except April). Lunch meetings are held at The Briar Club located at 2603 Timmons Lane beginning at 12 Noon. Visit us on the Web at http://samhoustonchapter.tripod.com or call John C. Thrash 713-647-0570 or 713-352-0993. • JAMES BATES SOCIETY OF THE CHILDREN OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION - meets once a month from September to May on Sunday afternoons usually from 2:00 to 4:00 at different locations. Please contact the Senior Society President, Kathy Pritchett at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 713-876-6057. For more info., go to www.nscar.org. • AMERICAN LEGION VETERANS - meets at 7:30 PM, at the Elks Lodge on Katy Fort Bend Rd., on the fourth Wednesday of each month. All past and current members of our armed forces are invited to attend. • Floyd E. Breedlove Post 9182 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars - meets the first Monday of each month at 6:30 PM at the VFW Hall on George Bush Dr. near Ave. D. All U.S. veterans of foreign combat are welcome to visit or come join with us. For more details phone 281-391VETS(8387) or come see us! • Marine Corps League: Tijerina Detachment meets the second Monday of each month at 7 PM at Katy Elks Lodge #2628. For additional information, call 281-799-9382 or 936-931-5945. Or visit us online at www. usmcmarine1.org. • CIVIL AIR PATROL THUNDERBIRD SQUADRON - Cadet program is open to boys and girls, age 12 and adults. Meetings are Tuesday evenings at 6:45 PM at 18000 Groeschke Road off Barker Cypress at the West Houston Airport. For further info., email email@example.com.
University Alumni & Parent Groups • Delta Gamma Alumnae Group of Katy/West Houston - For more info., contact Terri Barrow at 281-492-2847 or tlbarrow402@comcast. net. • Katy Coogs Alumni Network - University of Houston Alumni Club that serves U of H alumni in Katy and its surrounding areas. If you are interested in joining this club, please contact: Rom Crespo, romcrespo@ sbcglobal.net. • KATY AREA A&M MOM’S CLUB - meetings and special events periodically throughout the year. All ages are invited to participate. For more info., visit www.aggiemoms.org or www.katywesthoustonaggiemoms.com. • Xi Mu Eta - We are Beta Sigma Phi, an international Sorority. Please call Norma Gunderson at 832-437-1636 for more info. regarding our chapter and meeting dates. • Laureate Theta Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi - meets twice a month in member’s homes. For more info., please contact Pinky Stromek at 281-395-6766 or Alice White at 281-599-8347. • Beta Sigma Phi Sorority Southwest Houston Council - an international women’s friendship network, that also provides educational programs to its members and opportunities for service to others. For info., please contact Jill Coble at 281-392-7181, firstname.lastname@example.org. • Theta Phi KATY - Please contact us: Lorilee Leyendecker, lorilee.dawn@ yahoo.com or 281-467-4972 or Gina DiLuzio, email@example.com. • Bear Creek Genealogical Society & Library Inc - meetings held 2nd Thursday of each month (September-May), from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM, at Bear Creek Park Community Center, 3055 Bear Creek Dr. Houston, TX 77084. For more info., contact Gary at 281-398-0333, email getober@ hotmail.com or Betty at 713-467-6302, email firstname.lastname@example.org. • Greater Katy Alumnae Panhellenic - welcomes all NPC sorority members to come to their meetings. For further information, see their website at www.katypanhellenic.org. • Sigma Phi - local chapter of a national organization, Sigma Alpha Sorority, whose mission is to build sustained friendships, allow for personal growth, while supporting charities. Please contact us: Lorilee Leyendecker, lorilee. email@example.com or 281-467-4972 or Gina DiLuzio, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Residents of Harris County must be aware of the regulations adopted by Commissioners Court to meet the standards of the “Texas Rabies Control Act of 1981.” This ordinance, enforced by Veterinary Public Health (formerly called Harris County Animal Control) is designed to protect the health and welfare of Harris County residents. • Requires the annual vaccination and registration of all dogs and cats four months of age and older. • Requires dogs and cats to be physically restrained at all times, without access to the sidewalks and streets. NOTE: As of April 15, 2003, Harris county commissioners Court has approved an amendment to the Harris County Regulation on rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats. The regulation now state the following: Currently vaccinated is defined as: An animal that has either (1) been vaccinated for rabies within the last 12 months; or, (2) received 2 rabies vaccinations within 12 months of each other and the latter of these 2 rabies vaccination having been with a 3-year vaccine. • Sets a REGISTRATION FEE for all dogs and cats: $15 LIFETIME: for neutered dogs and cats. Proof of neutering required. $15 LIFETIME; for dogs and cats belonging to persons 65 years of age or older. • NOTE: All pets with lifetime registration must be vaccinated yearly against rabies. $75 Triennial License: for dogs and cats with qualifying vaccination status. Must provide proof of two rabies vaccinations within 12 months and the last vaccination must be with an licensed 3-year vaccine. $25 ANNUAL: fee for all other dogs and cats. $5 REPLACEMENT fee for Harris County tag. Sets an IMPOUNDMENT FEE plus a boarding fee to be charged for each animal picked up. Owner may also be issued a citation for allowing the animal to run loose. OTHER • Impounded animals shall be kept three days to allow the owner time to redeem them. • The occupant/head of household of any premises on which a dog or cat remains for a period of seven days is presumed to be the owner of that animal. • All animals suspected of rabies, or animals that bite, scratch or otherwise attack any person shall be impounded at the discretion of the County Health Officer, for a period of ten days under veterinary observation. • Violators of any provision of this order are guilty of a misdemeanor and are subject to a fine of up to $200 in a Justice of the Peace Court.
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SOURCE Harris county Health Department, Veterinary Public Health (formerly called Harris County Animal Control), 2223 West Loop South, Houston, Texas 77027-3588, www/countypets.com.
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Financial assistance for medical expenses, Kitchen trash bags 13 gal., Liquid bleach, Clay cat litter (non-scoopable) and Angled Kitchen brooms are also needed. Checks may also be sent to: Special Pals, 3830 Greenhouse Road, Houston, TX 77084 Special Pals is a no-kill, limited intake animal shelter located west of Houston in Katy, TX. Special Pals provides medical care and temporary homes for up to 100 dogs and cats at a time. The shelter holds regular discounted shot clinics and events designed to educate the public on proper pet care. For donation and adoption information, visit www.SpecialPalsShelter.org or call 281-579-PETS (7387).
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Beautiful coffee color, microfiber sofa, brand new, $200. 281-574-0753. 6500 BTU window A/C, $150; 2 pieces matrac, $130; Rider motor $350. 713-389-8678.
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Must Go, reduced price: Solid oak dining table, 2 leaves, 6 chairs, $300; dark rattan sectional sofa and barrel back chair, $400; kitchen table, 4 coaster chairs (needs repair), any offer. Call 281-856-0765.
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New ATV tires, only 4, Mud Light ITP, 27X10.00-12 and 27X12.00-12, value $550, will sell for $300 for all 4. Call to see 713-492-8248.
Custom white, faux wood blinds for sale. 3 - 40” W x 70” H, 1 sink window 34” W x 40” H. $40 each or best offer. Call 281-463-1175.
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Marcy Home Gym complete with self spotting bench, curling bar, lat-pull pully system & over 200 lbs. of weights. Also a chest-explosion machine & accessories for the pully system. Excellent condition. $325 or $350 delivered assembled. 281-881-6405.
Robin Brodie is an interior designer with over 25 years’ experience in the Katy / Houston area. Specializing in custom window and bedding fashions, she will work with you one-on-one to achieve custom designer solutions for your home at competitive prices. You’ll enjoy Robin’s friendly, relaxed approach to design!
Sofa good to very good condition, $250 OBO. email@example.com. Omega Pro II Racquetball Racket with zip case, never used, $35; 8” animal gold trim/porcelain (some) plates, $15 - $20 each; Emmot Kelly clown, numbered/framed lithographs, $75 - $100 each. Cheryl 281-543-2409. Sliding mirror doors (one pair) for a wardrobe or closet, each door is 39 “W x 79”H, together the doors will be good for a 78”W X 79”H wardrobe or closet, comes with upper and bottom alum guide rails, the doors are similar to IKEA PAX MALM ward robe article # 900-745-72, picture available, asking $205. Contact School8007@aol.com.
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1994 Mercedes SL320 convertible with hard top. Excellent condition, beautiful! 82K original miles, $11,000. 713-724-1062. 2010 Ford F150 XLT with Extended Cab, 4.6L V8. Exterior color, silver with tan cloth interior. Upgraded chrome wheels, 6 foot long bed with liner, power windows, doors, tinted windows, Sirius XM capable. Less than 20k miles on it. For pictures and inquiries, email email@example.com. Rare 1967 Pontiac Firebird convertible, re-built, under warranty, 400 Pontiac motor-not matching no., less than 400 miles, totally restored, yellow with black interior, new paint, new disk brakes, new suspension, new interior & new black top with cover, new custom sound system, $24,000. Firm. 281455-5543. 1998 Suzuki 1500 Intruder motorcycle, eggshell on white in color, black leather saddle bags, $3,000. 281-726-4305 Pat.
Nonprofit Youth organization, Teens Exercising Extraordinary Success (T.E.E.S.) is seeking the donation of a small building with office & meeting space to operate its Teen Talk Program which is volunteer run. T.E.E.S. is an IRS recognized 501(c)(3) organization and currently hosts weekly Table Talk sessions for middle and high school students. Our mission is to empower youth to become self sufficient shareholders in the economic and social fabric of their communities. T.E.E.S. is volunteer run and receives zero government funding. If you are interested in donating a space to us, please contact Alison or Nikki at 281-347-1926. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
YMCA Before/After School Counselors - Responsible adults needed to supervise children in local Katy ISD elementary child care sites either before school, after school or both. High School Diploma or GED required. Part Time. Shifts available: Monday - Friday 6:30 - 8:30 AM and/or 2:30-6:30 PM. Submit applications to Sherry Hubbard, email@example.com or call 281-392-5055 ext. 235. YMCA Lifeguards and Swim Instructors - Must be at least 16 years of age. LIfeguards must be certified and have a love of children. Part time. Submit applications to Candi Revere at firstname.lastname@example.org or Manny Vila at email@example.com or call 281-392-5055 ext. 217. YMCA Child Watch Attendants - The Katy Y is seeking responsible individuals to supervise children in our Child Watch Department while their parents are working out at the Y. Must be at least 16 years old. Part-time. Day, evening and weekend shifts available. Submit applications to Pam Filip at pamf@ ymcahouston.org or call 281-392-5055 ext. 208. Manta Ray Enterprises, Inc. (MRE, Inc.) is always in search of highly motivated Real Estate Agents who’s core values that are aligned with that of the Broker’s. You are not expected to have the exact know-how when you start. But open minded and willing to learn from a TREC-MCE Instructor with over 28 years experience on leasing and working with property management with single family homes & condos. MRE, Inc. will guide you on the proper forms to use. Broker will provide a one-on-one support to any Real Estate Agent willing and wanting to learn more. MRE, Inc. will assist you to better serve your clients/customers/investors with sales, leases and property management. MRE, Inc. has been recognized and involved with Katy ISD,
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Now hiring security officers, part time/full time. No experience necessary. Retirees welcome. All shifts available. Accepting applications Monday - Thursday, 8 AM - 11 AM. Located at 1035 Dairy Ashford, Suite 225, Houston, Texas 77079. Phone: 281-759-1035. Driver needed, $10 an hour, prefer someone who lives in Sunset Meadows subdivision, good for retiree or college student, 713-688-4700. Position available for an experienced sales/appointment setter for a local security company. Offering salary plus commission, work from home or office. Apply at 1035 Dairy Ashford, Suite 225, Houston, TX, 77079, Monday through Thursday, 8 AM to 11 AM. 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 281345-1517. 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 YoungAn@cyfairtkd.com.Location, 17121 West Rd. Suite 200 Houston TX 77095.
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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 www.sherimariesalonco.com or call 281-463-7375. Looking for a highly motivated and outgoing person to be the front desk for a new dental office in Katy area. Candidate should be knowledgeable about dental insurance and have great communication skills. It is a paperless office so computer skills is a must. Experience is necessary, minimum 2 years. Need to know how to schedule, run daily/monthly/yearly reports, submit insurance claims electronically and manually, work on accounts receivable, manage patient charts, discuss and present treatment plans, verify insurance, pretreatment estimates and so on, handle patient upsets, deal with software support, etc. Please forward resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Discovery Schoolhouse now hiring teachers and support staff. Must have experience working in a licensed child care facility, be flexible and dependable and have a passion for early childhood education. Call 281-401-9828 or send resume to email@example.com.
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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.
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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. Residential Electrician(s): Journeyman or helper/apprentice. Have experience, references & contact info. ready, beginners last employment info. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Found: tan and white Collie/Australian Ridgeback mix. Found around Hopper Middle School area in February. Approximately 1 - 3 years old. No chip is implanted. Please provide proof of ownership. I can be reached at 832-3306459, ask for Azzie.
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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: www.VRBO.com/235451. Call Jeff, 713-856-7774.
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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 www.frioman.com for more information.
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SOLDS FOR 2012 5131 Juniper Walk 22823 Roberts Run 27410 Middlesprings 9715 Chicory Chase 26706 Longleaf Valley 9826 Parsonsfield 26010 Pepper Bend 10402 Radcliff Lake 22515 Coral Chase 5603 Timber Bay 27426 Villa Mountain 3527 Shoreview 2710 Crestbrook 6103 Harmony Park 13710 Pertshire 1407 Queens Bay
27906 Heritage Stream 6122 Emberwood Falls 22910 Roberts Run 25323 Hall Meadow 23322 Millcross 25614 Foster Bridge 9902 Fiona Pines Trail 4810 Hollowvine 5811 Grand Creek 27711 Rocky Creek 539 W 17th St 2911 Town Gate 602 E. 8th St 9047 Necklace Tree 16023 Mickleham 6415 South Saddle Creek
5211 Tyler Park 4710 Derbywood Glen 10502 Lindabury Hollow 4814 Hollowvine 6122 Summerfield Glade 3211 Eagles Knoll 3411 Alden Manor 22734 Johndale 6438 Clear Bend 6006 Silver Thistle 2914 S. Blue Meadow 5315 Evermart Manor 5722 Spring River 27815 Pinpoint Crossing 6518 Misty Retreat 2002 Tall Timbers
3514 S. Lake Village 25402 Estes Lake 6003 Lakebluff 26822 Longleaf Valley 28011 Michener Falls 9423 Hawks Harbor 25303 Hall Meadow 22511 Coral Chase 3910 Rivermoss 2719 Texas Laurel 27415 Royal Canyon 11422 Overland Trail 28910 Hollycrest 17210 Windy Pines 20802 Katie Marie 6006 Silver Thistle
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ASSOCIATION MANAGEMENT Cinco I 281-599-0408 PCMI Inc. 281-870-0585 Cinco II 713-981-9000 Heritage Grand Office 713-932-1122 Simply Cinco - Sales Center 281-395-2200 Twin Villas 281-343-9178 Internet Web Page www.MyCincoRanch.com
TRASH / MUD Royal Disposal 713-526-1536 Waste Corporation of America (WCA) 281-368-8397 Republic Waste 713-726-7300 ST Water & Sewer (Cinco MUD’S) 281-579-4500 CornerStone MUD 713-405-1750 Willowfork Drainage Dist. 713-703-8605 www.WillowForkDrainageDistrict.com
POOLS CR Beach Club & Lifeguard Office Equestrian Village Greenway Village Pool North Lake Pool South Ranch Pool Cinco Ranch Water Park Highland Park Pool Party Reservations (Greater Houston Pool)
UTILITIES / POST OFFICE Center Point Energy 713-659-2111 Entex-leaking gas 713-659-3552 Reliant Energy 713-207-7777 Street Light Outages 713-207-2222 or visit www.ceneterpointenergy.com/outage Grande Communications 866-314-4880 Consolidated Comm. (Phone) 281-753-1793 Comcast Communications 713-341-1000 Katy - Park Row Post Office 1-800-275-8777 Katy Post Office 281-829-5062 Metro Park & Ride 713-635-4000 Fort Bend Motor Vehicle Registration 281-238-1490 Fort Bend Driver’s License Info 866-357-3639 Harris County Driver’s License Info 281-391-4874 Poison control 800-764-7661 Ft. Bend Animal Control 281-342-1512 Harris Ct. Animal Control 281-999-3191
LAW ENFORCEMENT EMERGENCY (Police, Fire, Medical) Non-emergency: Ft. Bend Ct. Sheriff’s Dept. Harris Ct. Constables Katy I.S.D. Police Dept. FIRE DEPARTMENT West I-10 Volunteer Dept. Harris Ct Ft. Bend ESD2 ( Willowfork Fire Dept) Community Fire Dept. (S. of Willowfork) Fulshear/Simonton Fire Dept
281-395-4229 281-492-1614 281-395-4373 281-395-8633 281-398-7605 281-392-6607 281-392-4509 713-771-7665
911 281-341-4665 281-463-6666 281-237-4000
281-675-3600 281-395-0012 281-498-1310 281-346-2800
HEALTH DEPARTMENT Ft. Bend Ct. Health Dept. Harris Ct. Health Dept.
MEDICAL Memorial Hermann Katy Christus St. Catherine
LIBRARIES Maude Marks Cinco Ranch Katy Branch
281-492-8592 281-395-1311 281-391-3509
COMMUNITY The Golf Club at Cinco Ranch Katy Chamber of Commerce City of Katy Katy Christian Ministries Community Prayer Line
281-395-4653 281-391-5289 281-391-4800 281-391-5261 281-723-7729
SCHOOLS KISD Administration KISD Transportation Dept. Bus Schedules Griffin Elementary School Kilpatrick Elementary School Stanley Elementary School Beckendorff Junior High School Wood Creek Junior High Seven Lakes High School
281-396-6000 281-396-7560 281-396-2700 281-237-8700 281-237-7600 281-234-1400 281-237-8800 281-234-0800 281-237-2800
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