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PAID KATY, TX. PERMIT #137

For Residents of Bradford Colony, Charlestown Colony, Concord Colony, Georgetown Colony One, Georgetown Colony Two, Jamestown Colony, Langham Creek Colony, and Yorktown Colony

April 2013

THE Colonies Swimming Pool 2013 The opening of the Colonies swimming pool is fast approaching. However, we have some important information to pass on to all Colonies residents. Registration for 2013 Pool Passes will be for two (2) consecutive weekends in April. Please mark these dates on your calendar: April 20th/21st and 28th/29th. The registration will be at the pool facility (15003 Yorktown Colony Dr.) and will start at 10:00 am and will end at 5:00 pm each day. All passes issued after this date will incur a fee of $5 per pass. Homeowners can download the registration forms on our website along with the current pool rules. Homeowners must be current and in good standing with their HOA to receive a pool pass. Homeowners in Concord, Jamestown & Yorktown Colony have immediate access to the pool through their annual HOA fees. All other residents of the Colonies are invited to join individually (family membership) at a special early rate of $100 (normally $150). The pool will open May 25th, 26th and 27th for the Memorial Day weekend. The pool will again be open on June 1st and 2nd. The pool will open for the summer on June 7th until Aug 25th. The pool will be open for the Labor Day weekend August 31st, Sept. 1st and 2nd. The pool will close on Sept. 2nd for the season. Please contact ACMP property management with any questions at 281-855-9867.

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Check out the website: www.bcs3.org (BCS3) NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALE This event will be held on Saturday, April 13th from 8 AM to Noon (rain or shine). As has been the case with our past garage sales, signs will be posted along Huffmiester Road to direct potential buyers towards our neighborhood. Plus the event will be posted on Craig’s List. In addition, an anonymous resident has agreed to put ads in local publications advertising this event. This is a great opportunity to go through your belongings and get rid of some items that you don’t need anymore. Plus make a little extra money in the process Just a reminder that, even though BCS3 normally has two neighborhood garage sales every year, our Deed Restrictions permit individual households to have their own sales on a limited basis. The only prerequisite to do this is to contact the Board of Directors to get the necessary approval.

(BCS3) 2013 ANNUAL MEETING Our annual meeting is set for Sunday, May 19th, at 7 PM. The meeting will again be held at the Harris County MUD 102 Building on Falmouth Road. Key aspects of this meeting will be the election of two new Directors, as well as serve as an open forum for any residents to discuss various neighborhood issues with the Board, as well as Theodora Daly (ACMP Management). Look for more information on this meeting in the next few weeks.

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(BCS3) ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BEING A BOARD MEMBER? The HOA is looking for property owners who are interested in being a member of the Board of Directors. As of mid-March, we have one open Board position (which expires in May 2014). As per the Bylaws, this position will be filled by a vote of the present Board of Directors once interested candidates are identified.

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At the Annual Meeting on May 19th, there will be an election to fill two more open Board positions - and only one resident has indicated their interest in running in this election so far. As per the Bylaws, these three-year term positions have to be filled by a vote of the BCS3 property owners.

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The only qualifications to be a Director are that one needs to be a property owner in BCS3. Please contact Mark Przywara (832-418-3409 or msp0007@yahoo. com) if you have any questions about these open positions.

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Although it does not take much time, being a Director for the HOA is important voluntary position. It is these directors who address the various business issues in BCS3, as well as handle the coordination of the efforts needed to keep our neighborhood looking as good as possible and maximizing our property values. This stewardship is a key factor in maintaining a strong and viable Homeowners Association (HOA) and quality neighborhood.

(BCS3) A LOOK BACK IN TIME For those who have lived in BCS3 since its beginning, it is hard to imagine how things have progressed over the past 12 years. One of the most obvious and apparent items are the esplanades – which were just barren uncut stretches of weeds and grass in 2002. Many residents - men and women - were part of the effort to cut and treat the esplanades to get rid of the weeds and promote grass growth. These same people planted all the trees and crepe myrtles, which are looking so great years later. And it was BCS3 residents who did all the work installing the original irrigation / sprinkler system on both esplanades. Although many of these early residents have moved on or passed, their early contributions to the neighborhood continue to flourish and add value to BCS3. The value that we - the present residents - are building on every day.

(BCS3) 2013 HOMEOWNERS ASSESSMENT UPDATE The Board would like to thank everyone who has paid their 2013 Assessment as of mid-March. Over 88% of the property owners have either paid their assessment in full or are in an approved payment plan. This puts the HOA in an excellent position financially at this time. In addition, the two active 2012 Assessment delinquencies are in the process of being positively handled. If you are reading this note and have yet to pay your 2013 Assessment, please contact Theodora Daly at ACMP (281-855-9867) to make arrangements to handle this financial obligation as soon as possible. Residents are encouraged not to ignore this financial obligation since the collection process can add hundreds of dollars of additional expenses to the original Assessment over time if no payment action is taken by the property owners.

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(BCS3) LANDSCAPING AND YARD OF THE MONTH The Yard of the Month awards will start to be announced in April. Already many of the yards in BCS3 are looking very good as the residents get them spruced up after this past winter. As everyone knows, the ongoing drought conditions over the past couple of years have severely damaged many yards and lawns in our neighborhood. Despite these conditions, we would like to thank all the residents who have done such a great job working to maintain their yards and keep them looking as good as possible. It is actions like these that help keep BCS3 looking great plus maintain our property values at the highest possible levels.

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Our landscaping contractor (Venture Landscaping) has already started to do Spring work on the esplanades at the entrance of the neighborhood. New bedding plants will soon be planted in both esplanades and sprinkler settings will be set to do the best job possible keeping these areas looking as good as possible.

(BCS3) EMAIL LIST In an effort to improve communications during the year within our small neighborhood, the Board is continuing its efforts to update its email distribution list to include as many of the residents as possible. Email is the fastest and more effective way of keeping the BCS3 residents informed of neighborhood events, criminal activity and other important issues.

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In an effort to maintain confidentiality of individual email addresses, the Board always sends out email notices with resident addresses handled as “blind ccs” to avoid widespread distribution. If you want to be included on future email distributions, please contact Mark Przywara (msp0007@yahoo.com - 832-418-3409) and get him your email address.

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(BCS3) CONTACT THE BOARD As is the case with everything in our small neighborhood, every resident should feel free to contact any Board member as to any issue or question that you have about BCS3. Contact information for all the Board members is located on the inside back cover of this publication.

CHARLESTOWN COLONY (ChC) Yard of the Month Congratulations to your neighbors at 14110 Barkerview Court, the first YOM winner for 2013! Their home is tucked away in the back of the neighborhood so many of you may not have seen what a beautiful job they have done to make their home so eye appealing, especially since the nice weather has just begun. I’m sure the neighbors enjoy their efforts to keep our neighborhood so attractive, a key for potential homebuyers! So if you are out for a stroll, go take a look. A big thank you goes out to our winners, great way to start off the New Year. Yard of the month is, once again, sponsored by Cornelius Nursery. Be sure to check out their website: http://www.calloways.com/ cornelius-houston-dairy-ashford. They also have a garden club, if this is something of interest to you.

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composition. It helps with drainage and increases the soil microbe population. Expanded shale is used to break up hard, compacted clay soils. Applying molasses will help stimulate microorganisms and energize your plants. Top dress your flowerbeds and containers with organic mulches. They not only break down slowly putting organic material back into the soil but, they also prevent weeds, conserve moisture and cool the soil during the heat of the summer. Other organic insecticides and fungicides are Neem Oil, Diatomaceous Earth and Insecticidal Soaps. These are products, which are safe to use around pets and children. There are also beneficial insects available such as Ladybugs, Lacewings and Beneficial Nematodes! These guys will attack the pests and take care of them “naturally.”

(ChC) Architectural Forms:  

This is the time of year we all begin sprucing up, repairing and repainting. Please make sure to complete an Architectural Form and submit it to SCS Management before making changes to your home. If you are painting, be sure to attach your color choices to the form when you submit it! The process is easy, quick and can save you money. By submitting the form and requesting approval prior to your project, you are protected. The forms are to be submitted any time you are making changes to your property (house, fence, yard). While the request Recommended bysays to allow 30 days for approval, turnaround time for a request is pretty quick - usually not more than a week Tom Tynan, or two. Find the form at http://www.scsmgmt.com/Acc-App.scs.pdf

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CONCORD COLONY (CC) MONTHLY ASSOCIATION MEETINGS Concord Colony Homeowners Association meetings are scheduled for the 2nd Tuesday of every month starting at 7:00 PM. The meeting is located at 15300 Falmouth (directly under The Colony’s water tower). See our Concord Colony Facebook page for a map of the meeting location. We want to encourage all Homeowners to attend and speak to the Board regarding any matters related to Association business.

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(CC) CONCORD COLONY’S FACEBOOK PAGE You can visit the neighborhood Facebook Page to see notices pertaining to our community. There are two different options to access the page. If you are logged into your Facebook account, simply go to www.facebook.com/ConcordColony77084 or you may search for ‘Concord Colony’ and select the ‘Concord Colony Organization’ page. Either way, click ‘Like’ to begin receiving notifications about the neighborhood including crime alerts, HOA meeting notices and neighborhood contest winners. Use the page to post notices about lost pets or personal garage sales, etc.

(CC) DEED RESTRICTIONS Please remember that deed restrictions are strongly enforced and any outside construction or major landscaping changes to your home must be approved by the Architectural Control Committee (ACC). ACC contact information for Concord Colony is on the inside back cover of this newsletter.

GEORGETOWN COLONY II (GC1) Garbage Cans Many new neighbors have been storing their garbage cans in view from the street. This is in violation of the deed restrictions and appropriate actions are subject to corrective action.    Also, please remember to place garbage curbside after 6 PM the night before pickup.

(GC1) Garage Sales According to the State Comptroller’s office, garage sales are permitted only twice annually. If more than that, it will be assumed that a business is being operated out of home, which is in direct violation of the deed restrictions and necessary action will be taken.  

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(GC1) WELCOME PACKAGES We now have welcome packages, which include a quick start guide to Georgetown Colony 1, deed restrictions, by which this subdivision abides and architectural guidelines and forms. They will be handed out to new residents, but are also available upon request by contacting SCS management at 281-463-1777.

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(GC1) DEED RESTRICTION COMPLAINTS Any resident may file a complaint either by contacting SCS management at 281-463-1777 or georgetowncolony@yahoo.com, where you may email the Board members.  

GEORGETOWN COLONY II (GCII) DEED RESTRICTIONS We want to thank all of the homeowners in GCII who take the time and expense to keep their property maintained! It shows pride in your ownership and it keeps all of our property values up! Before doing home improvements, please submit an Architectural Review Form to the Board for approval prior beginning any exterior work. The forms may be obtained from SCS Management at www. schmngt.com or 281-463-1777.

JAMESTOWN COLONY NEWS (JC) VISIT US ON THE WEB Questions about the neighborhood? You can probably find the answer at www.jamestowncolony.com - the Jamestown Colony website.  

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When considering home improvements, please submit an Architectural Review Form to the Board for approval prior to beginning of any exterior work. The forms may be obtained from SCS Management at www.scsmngt.com and are approved through your local Architectural Control Board. Projects shall be completed on a timely basis.  

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Yards of the month will start being awarded this month, so it’s time once again to do some work on our yards, resodding where necessary and fertilizing judiciously. You don’t need to fertilize more than twice a year - once in early Fall and again in the Spring. Use a good organic fertilizer if possible and use a proper spreader, not a shovel, to apply it. Fertilizer, used in excess, just washes into the sewers and eventually into the Gulf, causing dead zones. We look forward to seeing all the spring flowers and fresh new landscapes after our weird, wet winter.  

(JC) ANNUAL MEETING NEXT MONTH SAVE THE DATE to attend the Annual Meeting (usually the 3rd week in May, but date and venue still to be firmly booked at this time; look for directions in your proxy letter sometime around the end of the month). Meet your Board of Directors and your neighbors, air your concerns and learn how this community works. If you have issues to discuss with the Board and with your neighbors, this is the place to bring those concerns. Proxy drop-boxes will again be placed at the entrances to the subdivision a couple of weeks before the meeting if you don’t want to come to the meeting or drop your proxy in the mail, but please sign them and get them to us one way or another!

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(JC) HOA ASSESSMENTS DUE

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2013 assessments were due on January 1st and each homeowner owes $465. You can set up a payment plan for 2013, if necessary. Remember that your homeowner assessment accrues late fees & penalties after January 31st. You can send a check to ACMP (ACMP, Inc., 16650 Pine Forest Lane, Houston, TX 77084) or you can pay online at www.jamestowncolony.com (if you pay online, you are responsible for any service fees for your online payment). To arrange a payment plan, contact ACMP at 281855-9867. This is the last year of the increased assessment (to pay off the cost of replacing most of the perimeter fence). In 2014, the assessment will go back to $375.

Austin recently became the second major Texas city (Brownsville was the first) to outlaw plastic shopping bags. Can Houston be far behind? And why give them up? Well, here are a few reasons:   Worldwide, shoppers use more than 500 billion plastic bags per year - or one million bags per minute. American shoppers use 380 billion plastic bags annually. That’s about 60,000 plastic bags every 5 seconds. According to the Ocean Conservancy, plastic bags rank among the top trash items collected during coastal cleanups. Plastic bags devastate wildlife, both on land and see. Animals can suffocate or choke on floating bags (or balloons), mistaking them for jellyfish. If swallowed, a bag can block an animal’s intestines, causing it to starve.   Tip #1:  The best way to prevent plastic bags from endangering wildlife is to carry and use reusable bags instead. But if that’s not possible, tie plastic bags into a large, dense knot before recycling them so that the wind can’t blow them out of the back of recycling pickup trucks into wild habitats. Or rinse any food residue and repurpose plastic bags (google “recycle plastic bags”). One of my favorites is to cut them into strips, knot them together and then braid or crochet the strips into rugs that can go under pet food dishes, for instance.   Tip #2:  Balloons can devastate wildlife long after the party’s over. The Marine Conservation Society estimates that the number of balloons along shorelines has tripled in the past decade. As with plastic bags, animals often mistake balloons for food. Eating balloon slivers can cause them to get sick or choke. And the ribbons used to tie balloons can choke and/or strangle wildlife. The latex in balloons can take from months to years to biodegrade, depending on the environment where they fall and foil helium balloons don’t biodegrade at all. In other words, one balloon (or plastic bag) could harm several animals. Typically, a helium balloon will rise 5 miles before freezing temperatures cause it to burst into pieces. Those pieces then scatter across an area that varies depending on wind speed and direction. Protect animals from balloons by properly disposing of them. Deflate and cut balloons and any ribbons into small pieces, sealing them tightly in a bag before disposing of them.

(JC) CHANGE IN COLLECTION POLICY In our continuing effort to save homeowner money, the Directors of the Homeowners Association (HOA) voted to institute a new collection policy. Whenever possible, we will expedite most collections by filing in small claims court instead of putting collections in the hands of our lawyers. This will save residents thousands of dollars every year in legal fees. If you owe the Association money, you will receive one 30-day notice before a claim is filed in a local court by the Board and our management company.  

(JC) DO WE HAVE YOUR EMAIL & PHONE? If we can email you, we can save the HOA some money for notifications. In the event of emergencies, we need a reliable way to contact residents.   Email schpinna@yahoo.com and put “JHOA ADD” in the subject line. Include your name, street address, home phone, cell phone and preferred email address(es) in the body of the email if possible.

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CHIROPRACTIC HEALTH and WELLNESS CENTER   Skip helium balloons, altogether or firmly tether them so they can’t blow away. Consider ecofriendly alternatives to balloon releases, such as blowing soap bubbles or planting trees or flowers.   NEXT MONTH: how to turn old t-shirts into reusable shopping bags! Don’t throw ‘em out!  Reuse ‘em!

YORKTOWN COLONY Happy Spring to all our neighbors. Time for the trees and the grass to turn green again and the flowers to bloom. It is time to start sprucing up the house and the yard because as you know, we do give out a gift card for the Yard of the Month. If you plan on painting, roofing, adding or taking away from your house or yard, please remember to submit an ACC form before starting any projects.

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(JC) EASY WAY TO REPORT STREET LIGHT OUTAGES

If you place newspapers in your recycle bin, please secure the paper to keep it from blowing out and making a mess of the neighborhood. Also, your recycle bin and your trash can must be picked up and placed out of sight after they have been emptied.

Instead of waiting for the CenterPoint Energy Business Office to open, report the burned out street lights while you’re thinking of it. Go to www.centerpointenergy.com/services/electricity/residential/reportastreetlightoutage and fill in the information. Remember, the HOA pays for these lights whether they’re burning or not, so you might as well have them burning.  

Please be courteous when having guests over and not over run your neighbors driveways or yards.

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(YTC) PARKING OF COMMERCIAL VEHICLES, ETC Remember if you have an RV, boat or any kind of trailer that has to do with travel, there is a 72-hour limit for parking it in the neighborhood. Large commercial vehicles are not allowed to be parked in our neighborhood. If you drive a vehicle such as this, we ask that you find an alternate place to park/store the vehicle away from the subdivision. Running a business at your home is against deed restrictions and you are asked to find an alternative place for your business.

(YTC) SECURITY CONCERNS If you have an incident at your home, please remember to call the Sheriff’s department, not one of the board members, as there is nothing we can do. Please remember to always lock your vehicle to protect yourself.

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(YTC) Security Statement Your proactive and vigilant security efforts are vital in reducing crime in our subdivision. Keep your residential doors and windows locked. Set your home alarm system when leaving home for short or long periods of time. Give a consistent appearance of an occupied home even in your absence. Turn on outside and inside lights by use of sensors or timers. Remove flyers immediately from doors and mailboxes. Whenever possible, monitor your outgoing mail or place into a Postal Drop Box. Retrieve incoming mail as soon as possible. Use a trusted neighbor when possible to help you. Never leave valuable items openly displayed in your vehicle while parked outside or unattended. Always secure your vehicle and set your car alarm. Reminder: Do not attach signs of any kind to the YTC Surveillance Security Camera Poles without written consent from the H.O.A. Please report observed criminal activities, suspicious vehicles and suspicious persons to the Sheriff Department immediately at 713-221-6000.

(YTC) HOME IMPROVEMENTS Don’t forget if you want to make repairs on your home such as landscaping, new roof, cutting down trees, etc., you must get approval from the Board of Directors. There is a form you need to submit and then you will be notified if approved. Contact Consolidated Management - 281-296-9775.

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BOY SCOUTS Boy Scout Troop 61

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

HOMESCHOOL PACK 164

Cub Scouts is a fun way to teach boys about character, respect, responsibility and many other traits. Pack 164 is a Christian, home school Cub Scout Pack that services the Greater West Houston/Katy area. Pack 164 promotes service to God, to country and to others. If you are interested and your son is in 1st through 5th grade, please contact “Van” VanZant at 281-851-8374 or at van.vanzant@gmail.com

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Blood Drives BLOOD DRIVE Harris Co. Precinct Three, Commissioner Steve Radack and Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center will be hosting a Blood Drive at Bear Creek Community Center, 3055 Bear Creek Drive. The Blood Drive will be held on Friday, April 12, 2013 from 9 AM to 3 PM and is open to the public. Call Neemesys Magee at 713-266-8193 to schedule an appointment.

St. Cuthbert Episcopal Church Blood Drive On Sunday, April 21st, beginning at 8:30 AM, St. Cuthbert Episcopal Church will be hosting a Blood Drive with a mobile unit set up in their parking lot. Registration and donor forms will be available in the Parish Hall. To donate, you must be at least 17 years of age, at least 110 lbs. and in good general health. Remember, it takes about 15 minutes and one pint of blood to save three lives. St. Cuthbert is located at 17020 West Road, Houston (the northeast corner of West and Queenston). Visit us at www.stcuthbert.org

Spring Shows Cy-Fair BRIGADE DRILL TEAM SPRING SHOW On April 18th & 19th at 7:00 PM, the Cy-Fair Brigade Drill Team will have their Spring Show. Tickets sold in advance are $7, $10 at the door.

the Cy-Fair Women’s Expo The Cy-Fair Express Network (CYFEN) welcomes all to bring a friend to the Fifth Annual Cy-Fair Women’s Expo. This come-and-go event will be held from 11 AM - 2 PM, Thursday, April 25th at Sterling Country Club, located at 16500 Houston National Blvd. in the Stone Gate Subdivision. Come to browse the more than 70 area exhibitors and stay to enjoy a boxed lunch (available for $15) and win fabulous door prizes. For information on CYFEN, which is part of the American Business Women’s Association and meets the fourth Thursdays of the month, go to www.CYFEN.org     

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Come shop at or be a vendor at the most exciting new craft show this spring! We have some amazing vendors lined up to get you ready for mother’s day! Our show promises to be the most organized and vendorfriendly you’ve ever been a part of! Both fees are super low! To sign up, call Traci at 713-857-2588. To shop, come see us on April 27th-28th at the Telge Cy-Fair ISD Barn Facility (off 290)!

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EASTON COMMONS (COPPERFIELD) SPRING GARAGE SALE Easton Commons will hold its Spring 2013 Community Garage Sale on Saturday, April 13th, from 7:00 AM until 3:00 PM. Sales will be set up in individual garages and/or yards. Easton Commons is off of Hwy. 6 N., by West Road.

copper lakes SPRING GARAGE SALE Our Spring Garage Sale will be on Saturday, April 13th this year. Look out for the signs and banners displayed off Longenbaugh and West Road.

COPPERFIELD Middlegate Village Garage Sale The annual one-day Middlegate Village Garage Sale is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 13, 2012 from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. The rain date is scheduled for Saturday, April 20th, but only if there is heavy rain on the 13th. Signs will be posted around the community one week prior to the event announcing the sale. Middlegate Village is located off of Hwy. 6 N.

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Aberdeen Green Neighborhood Garage Sale Come shopping throughout the neighborhood for deals and treasures! The Aberdeen Green Semi-annual Neighborhood Garage Sale will be on Saturday, April 20th from 7 am until 2 pm. Aberdeen Green is located on Telge Road at West Road, south of Hwy. 290.

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ABERDEEN TRAILS COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE Our semi-annual community wide garage sale date is Saturday, April 20th. Come hunt for bargains at homes throughout the neighborhood. There is no rain date, so come shop rain or shine!

Sheffield spring Garage Sale The Spring Sheffield community Garage Sale is scheduled for Saturday, April 20, 2013. The HOA will put out banners and signs a week before the sale. Sheffield is located at FM 529 and Queenston.

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Wheatstone Village Community Garage Sale

Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 27th. The residents of Coppercreek I, Coppercreek II, Cloverfield and Copperstone are having a garage sale from the hours of 8:00 AM until 1:00 PM. Wheatstone is located on Longenbaugh between Highway 6 and Barker Cypress. Last year over 50 homes participated.

Lone Oak Spring Garage Sale

Mark Your Calendar! The Lone Oak Spring Garage Sale will be held on Saturday, April 20th from 7 AM - 1 PM. Rain out date will be Saturday, April 27th. Lone Oak is located off of Barker Cypress between Longenbaugh and West Road.

Westgate Spring Garage Sale

It’s time again for our Westgate Garage Sale. The spring event will happen on Saturday, May 4th. There will be signs out at the entrances of the neighborhood to advertise the event for the community. Located at the intersection of Barker-Cypress and Forest Heights.

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MONSTER GARAGE SALE AT FAMILY OF FAITH

The Family of Faith Lutheran Church, 16710 FM 529, is having a garage sale in their Family Life Center/Gym on Saturday, May 4th, from 8 am to 1 pm. The line to get in starts at the double doors on the left side of the building. All proceeds benefit youth trips.

Villages of Langham Creek Community Garage Sale! The Garage Sale will be on Saturday, May 11th and Sunday, May 12th, 8 AM - ?? Rain or Shine! All neighbors invited to sell AND shop! VOLC is located at the intersection of West Little York and Yorktown. Crossing to West Little York and Yorkshire Woods Lane. Shop early for the BEST deals!

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Pope John XXIII will be holding its annual Spring Golf Tournament on Sunday, May 5th. The tournament will be held at Cypress Lakes Golf Course and will begin at 1:00 pm with a shot gun start. Since the tournament is on Sunday, we will be celebrating Mass prior to the start of the tournament at 11:30 am on the course pavilion. We are looking for various levels of sponsorship - anywhere from $250 for a Hole Sponsor to Title Sponsor for $5,000. Box lunches will be provided for each cart and a BBQ dinner will follow the tournament (all included in the registration fee). There will be a Silent Auction and a few Door Prizes as well. A 4-player team will cost $600 and Individual Players can play for $150.    For registration forms or additional information, please contact Clare Blanton at cblanton@pj23.org or 281-693-1000.

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On May 16th, the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation will hold the 24th annual B.F. Adam Classic at BlackHorse Golf Club. The tournament will include lunch, dinner, awards ceremony and raffle.

 The tournament was named after B.F. (Bernard Fred) Adam, a lifelong Cy-Fair resident and a devoted school board member, serving 24 years on the board. B.F. Adam Elementary on Honey Grove Lane is named in his honor.

Hosted by: Bear Creek-Copperfield Rotary Club After Tournament, Awards Dinner with Silent/Live Auction & Door Prizes For more information, go to: www.bearcreek-copperfieldrotary.org - www.helpingahero.org

The B.F. Adam Golf Classic has had great success in the past raising over 1.7 million dollars for student scholarships. Since inception in 1970, CFEF has awarded over 4.7 million dollars so students can continue their education beyond high school. Sponsorships are available, www.thecfef.org  

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April 14th: American Cancer Society Cy-Fair RELAY FOR LIFE Rock Concert at BFE Rock Club located at 11528 Jones Road. A portion of all proceeds will be given back to the American Cancer Society. April 17th: American Cancer Society Cy-Fair RELAY FOR LIFE Team Captains Meeting, 6:30 pm, at North Cypress Medical Center Hospital Cafeteria.   April 24th: American Cancer Society Cy-Fair RELAY FOR LIFE Team Bank Night Meeting, 6:30 pm, at North Cypress Medical Center Hospital Cafeteria.

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WWII Aircraft Fly-In and Open House Saturday and Sunday, April 20th & 21st those big, old airplanes with the mighty round engines will be flying again as the Commemorative Air Force’s Houston Wing presents its 2013 Open House at Hangar B-5, West Houston Airport. Get up close and feel the prop wash and hear the noise as radial engines power these WWII aircraft. See some of the old planes your father, grandfather or grandmother learned to fly for World War II. April 20th & 21st from 10 AM until 5 PM.

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SPORTS Northwest Flyers Youth Track Club orientation/Registration The Northwest Flyers Track Club will host an orientation/registration session for all middle and high school athletes and their parents interested in joining for the 2013 season. The event will be held on Friday, April 12th, from 7:00 – 8:30 PM at Cypress Creek High School, 9815 Grant Rd., Houston. The Northwest Flyers is a youth (ages 6 -18) track organization, affiliated with USA Track & Field. The club provides a full program of “track” events such as sprints, hurdles, middle distance, distance and relays and “field” events such as long jump, triple jump, high jump, pole vault, discus, shot put and javelin. It is an excellent “offseason” program for young athletes who currently compete on their middle school or high school track teams. Visit the team website at www.northwestflyers.org for registration forms and information prior to the session or contact Linette Roach at 281-587-8442 or linette.roach@sbcglobal.net

Albion Hurricanes Soccer Tryouts and Evaluations May 13th through June 6th (Depending on Age) Albion Hurricanes will be having tryouts and evaluations in May and June for players of all levels of competition between the ages of 7 and 18 for the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 seasons. Please go to www.albionhurricanes.org or call 713-939-7473 for more information and for free registration!

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Houston Shooting Stars welcomes ladies, men and youth to join in, play and learn netball, Tuesday nights at The British School of Houston. We are also looking for interested players, adults and youth to play in a new Katy Netball club. No experience necessary.

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Registration is open for fall Flag Football, Basketball, Soccer and TBall/Baseball 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. For more information, please visit www.i9sports. com or call 281-398-PLAY (7529).

Cy-Fair Sports Association

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

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 scrookson@houston.rr.com or Yana Dommert at 281-394-2481 yana@entouch.net

CORNERSTONE UMC SUMMER CAMP

Camp Cornerstone is a week-long camp facilitated by Cornerstone United Methodist Church and is for children ages 2 through the completion of 4th grade. Children must be 2 by June 1, 2013.Camp hours are 9:30 AM-1 PM. There are 3 sessions throughout the summer and you are invited to participate in any or all! Session I - Blast from the Past is June 17th-21st Session II - Welcome to the Jungle is July 15th-19th Session III - Planes, Trains and Automobiles is August 5th-9th The cost per camp per child is $120. You may pay $60 now and the remaining $60 on the first day of camp. Registration forms are

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The staff at Epiphany Lutheran Church & School knows that summer is right around the corner. We also know that the one sentence all mom’s dread to hear during the summer is, “There’s NOTHING to DO!” That’s why we have created a jammed pack summer of fun day camps! Summer Camp registration is now underway! We have camps for pre-school children ages 2 - 4 yrs. old, Early Elementary Camps for K - 2nd grade and Specialty Camps for Older Elementary /Middle School students all summer long. Visit our website at www. epiphanylutheranschool.org and register today. Each week-long camp is filled with interesting activities that build your child’s self confidence! Class sizes range and space is limited so register today. Whether your child is interested in music, cooking, drama, art or science - we have you covered at Epiphany! Preschool and Early Elementary Camps will celebrate all of God’s creations at Creation Camp, learn about music in Wiggles and Giggles camp, go on Treasure Hunter’s adventures and even learn Spanish! So let your child have some “Fun with the Son” and you will never have to hear “There’s NOTHING to DO!” again. For a complete list of camps, registration forms or to pay online, visit www.epiphanylutheranschool.org and click on the Summer Camp link. Camp registration is based on a first come, first serve basis. Space is limited. You will be notified by email or phone once your registration is completed. Contact Beth Hixon, Director of Children’s Ministries, at 713-8931773 or email her at bixon@elcsh.org for more information.

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BEAR CREEK COMMUNITY CENTER 3055 Bear Creek Drive• 281-859-1566 www.pct3.hctx.net Please call for more information or to register for any of these classes ASAP. All classes are FREE OF CHARGE and are suited for adults, unless otherwise noted and are open to the public. ONGOING SENIOR DAY - Every Wed. at BCCC, join seniors for a day of fun and games. Bridge, Canasta, Pinochle and 42 are played starting at 9:00 AM. We also have afternoon bridge at 12:00 PM. WALKERCISE - BCCC offers walkercise every day at 8:00 AM. this is an indoor class that’s equivalent to a two-mile walk. Classes are free. STRETCH AND TONE - Stretch and Tone is designed to improve flexibility, strength and endurance. You will see better body composition, improved strength and range of motion. This class is geared for all fitness levels. Bring a mat or towel and join us Tues. and Thurs. from 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM. Classes are free. AEROBICS - Aerobics combines muscle toning exercise and lowimpact mid-intensity aerobics. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:45 -10:30 AM (Low to mid-intensity movement). Benefits include increased metabolic rate, which promotes efficient fat loss and improved body composition. Classes are free. Call BCCC for more information. NEEDLEWORK GROUP - The ladies of the BCCC Needlework Group are looking for new members. If you enjoy embroidery, cross-stitch or creative sewing, please join us Tues. mornings at 10:00 AM. FUN TIME ART GROUP - Every Thursday morning from 9:00 AM to noon, would like to extend an invitation to adults to visit and join this no fee art group. Painting is in all mediums of your choice and help is available from all members. Come have fun together! Call for more information. BEAR CREEK GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY & LIBRARY INC. - Welcomes all genealogical researchers, novice to expert, to join us. Meetings: second Thursday of each month, september through may from 1:00 - 3:00 PM. Casual attire and pre-meeting lunch at the Omni Hotel. Genealogical research trips, speakers, workshops, special events and genealogy Library. More info: Gary at 281-3980333, getober@hotmail.com - email or Alan at 281-579-0480, Leeds3@swbell.net - email. NAVIGATING DEMENTIA - So you have taken on this important task of caring or a loved-one with Dementia. Come learn tips and methods to help you through the many stages of this disease. Seminars are Thursday, April 11th from 10:00 to 11:00 AM and Tuesday, May 7th from 1:00 to 2:00 PM. Call BCCC for more information and to register.

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Classified Ads FOR SALE Whirlpool black, gas range, new, $300; Kenmore upright freezer $200 OBO. Call after 4 PM, 832-859-9532. Dining table, oval, oak with dark gray metal base. 281-858-4809. King size bedroom set w/ triple dresser and nightstand, $450; Formal swivel rocker, $45; Deco, lighted bookcase, $425; Sony 32” Trinitron TV w/ oak cabinet and matching JVC speakers, $175. All in excellent condition, 281-855-2306. Behringer Electric Guitar, Behringer Amp, $149.99 OBO. Price paid, over $200 - light use. Contact Michael, 713-591-2408. Sound System: Two Kicker 12” (300watt”); Boss amp (1,100); Kenwood head unit. Bought for over $600, used lightly, sale price, $299 OBO, 713-591-2408. Dining table (Mahogany), seats 6, expandable; China cabinet w/ glass display case (Mahogany), $700 ea OBO. Sectional sofa, like new, $500 OBO. ProForm treadmill, $350 OBO. Queen bed and 6-drawer dresser (dark wood), $250. Solid wood coffee tables (3), $100 each. Futon (red), good condition, $100. 281-345-0848 or latoiahosey@yahoo.com for pictures. DISCLAIMER: Articles and ads in this newsletter express the opinions of their authors and do not necessarily reflect to opinions of Krenek Printing Co. or its employees. Krenek Printing is not responsible for the accuracy of any facts stated in articles submitted by others. The publisher also assumes no responsibility for the advertising content with in this publication. All warranties and representations make in the advertising content are solely that of the advertiser and any such claims regarding its content should be taken up with the advertiser.

Solid oak storage cabinet/entertainment center, medium oak stain, excellent condition, $295. 281-463-8655.   Display cabinet, solid wood, dark stain, upper glass doors, no scratches, $145. 281-463-8655.   Large office desk, solid wood, 2 drawers, $85. 281-463-8655. Queen bed with mattress, nightstand, dresser and computer desk, all black. Purchased from Ikea, in excellent condition. Used by college student during school breaks. Pictures available, $575. 281-380-0549. Kenmore washer/dryer, in great condition, $150. Very nice birch corner desk unit with hutch, $100. Have pictures, 713-418-4821. Holland grill, excellent condition, paid $650, will take $325. 281-395-4316. Orion charcoal cooker, excellent condition. Paid $159, will take $79.50. 281-395-4316. Broyhill Tribecca bedroom suite, dark stain, king size storage headboard, light bar, mirror, left & right storage units, dresser, entertainment armoire and chest. Call for photos, 281-394-2525. Bakers rack, excellent condition, $75 OBO. Call after 6 PM, 281-414-0066. Dining room suite, early American, Tell City, finish Andover #48, includes: table, TC 8156; 4 chairs, TC 8032 and Singer china hutch, $700. (Same on ebay for over $1,500.) 281-463-7938 or dee-doug@sbcglobal.net for pics. Wedgewood China, 12 5-piece place settings, plus serving pieces, $895. 281-395-3664.

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Classified Ads Antiques for sale: Eastlake style mahogany early 20th century shelf, $275. Art Nouveau, circa 1920’s, complete bedroom suite; includes double bed with head and foot boards, mattress, box springs and frame, drawer dresser with bench and mirror, 5-drawer chest of drawers and night stand, $3,500 (paid $6,000 at Auction Barn). All in excellent condition. Email me for pictures at fae@krenekprinting.com or call me at 281-858-4422 or 832-651-5863. 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. Sofa good to very good condition, $250 OBO. jordon98@hotmail.com.

MOVING/GARAGE SALES Premove and Downsizing: Several large framed pictures, $25 each; service for 12, Noritake Ontario pattern, $250; gold stainless flatware for 12, $30; crystal serving bowls and platters, $25 each; fish bath decor, $25. E-mail: sdpeters@ sbcglobal.net for pictures. Collectors antiques sale. Furniture, ceramics, textiles, art and smalls-country to formal. Friday, April 19th, 9 AM - 5 PM. Saturday, April 20th, 9 AM - 5 PM. Sunday, April 21st, 10 AM - 4 PM. 19807 Partridge Run Dr., Houston, TX 77094. 281-782-0958.

AUTOMOTIVE 1987 black Chevy short bed pickup truck, 350V8, 4 spd, 4x4, new rubber bedliner, dual exhaust, $6500. 832-330-7272. 1998 4-door Saturn SL2, runs well, but needs some maintenance work, $800. 713-870-0869. 1985, 18 ½ foot Sea Ray. 165 Mercruiser, $3,000. Comes with accessories. 832-655-4746.

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Wanted: Rolex watches for collector. 281-414-3597.

HELP WANTED - CARE

Help Needed: Busy Mom is looking for someone to care for my severely disabled, special needs, young adult son. Qualified, mature, individuals must be able to pass a background check, be willing to work from my home, flexible hours and within a short notice. Please leave message for Maria Navas at 281-345-2171.

HELP WANTED The Salon and Spa at Pine Forest is currently seeking a dedicated, personable and professional hairstylist to join our team. Call for further information, 281858-7727 or email your resume to managers@salonandspaatpineforest.com. Receptionist needed for Copperfield Optometry office. Greet patients; enter insurance information in computer, checkout patients. Call Denise at 281550-2020 to set up appointment. 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: 281-759-1010. Teacher needed for a Christian Preschool. Our hours are Monday - Thursday from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM and Friday 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Position will start in August 2013. Please call Lynn at 281-463-1912. Housekeeper for home in Copperfield area. Every other week. Must speak English and provide references. Thorough work is critical. Please call or text 281-682-0468. Cleaning service seeks experienced part-time person with transportation. Katy area, flexible hours, must be bondable w/ background check. Company observes high cleaning standard, so detail-oriented cleaner is preferred. $10/ hr. 281-639-6654. Part time appointment setter, from your home. Must have cell phone and computer. Some experience necessary. Hourly rate, plus commissions. Call Linda, 281-731-3324.

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Cooking and cleaning help needed for childcare center. Part-time or full-time available. No experience necessary, must pass background check. Call 281-550-8811 for more information. Plumbers or Apprentices for repair and a Receptionist needed. Bilingual preferred. Please call 281-256-2239. Now accepting applications for receptionist and/or office assistance for a local office in Katy. Must be bilingual in English & Spanish (read, write & speak). Full time position 9-5 with one hour lunch; weekends off and national holidays off. Must have some general office experience, be a self-motivated individual with computer experience, answer phones, take messages, schedule appointments, filing. Duties will include multiple task and working well with others. Wages are based upon experience. Please submit all resumes to: mre@mantarayenterprises.com, attention Colleen. Sales persons wanted to sell Replacement Windows and Window coverings. Ownership opportunity available. Call Replacement Windows of Katy at 281-392-5353. Enjoy Golf and the outdoors? Hole in One Challenge, a national par 3 company, is seeking sales representatives to promote a par 3 contest on local golf courses. A portion of all sales will help support programs offered to young people through The First Tee. Work a 5 hour shift - approximately 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weekends with occasional weekdays). $10 per hour plus commission after reaching minimum sales goal. Daily pay. Positions are available immediately. Must be able to pass drug test. Please contact Larry Wilkerson 281-758-4282. Visit www.holeinonechallenge.com. 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, Community Education for more than 23 years at Taylor High School in Katy. MRE, Inc. offers incentive packages along with additional Real Estate knowledge. For more information and to get started on your new career today; please contact the Broker, “Tisha” Matticks, at mre@mantarayenterprises.com.

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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. About Hair Salon and Day Spa is seeking experienced stylists. Apply in person 15422 FM 529, Houston, TX 77095. 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. 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.

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Dental Assistant needed, at least 2 years of experience, must be state licensed. 281-550-0900. Dental assistant position available. F/T, nonsmoker, experienced preferred, knowledge of Dentrix software and bilingual a plus. Must be state licensed; Front desk receptionist, bilingual preferred. Fax resume to: 281-861-7174. Or call 281-861-7500. Applications being accepted at Salon Picasso Studios. Lease/commission. 281-861-9911. Residential Electrician(s): Journeyman or helper/apprentice. Have experience, references & contact info. ready, beginners last employment info. Send resume to randy@westhoustonelectric.com.

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MISSING: Lynxpoint Siamese cat, Plantation Lakes, Riverpointe Ln. 77449. 4 Years old, neutered male. Left with collar & all tags. Blue eyes. Missing 9/12/12. $500 reward. Call 281-859-4120 for more details.

LOST & FOUND

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

HOMES/CONDOS FOR SALE

Woodlands of College Station Condo: 2 bedroom/ 2 bath, excellent condition, 5 minutes from Campus, appliances. Call 281-395-2176.

BOARDERS/ROOMMATES

Room for rent in home, $500 a month, $200 deposit. All bills paid. Call 281-684-3441.

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TIMESHARES/VACATION HOMES Vacation home for rent in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. 3 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath, beach, pool, tennis, golf, Mayan ruins. For more info Google VRBO 136406 or call, 281-463-4717. Timeshare: rent a lovely condo for a full week in Hawaii. Sleeps 4, fully stocked kitchen. What else needs to be said... It’s Hawaii! $795. For information contact Cheryl at 281-855-7427.  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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Bradford Colony I and II Board Members President Arturo Alcedo, 1st VP Eric J. Berning, 2nd VP Open , Secretary Pauline Dunglinson, Treasurer Esquire Community Management, LLC

281-345-0570 281-444-9250

Bradford Colony Section Three (BCS3) Board Mark Przywara , President Irma Poirier, V. President OPEN POSITION , 2nd V. President Josh Murray, Treasurer, Andy Nguyen, Secretary/Website Theodora Daly /ACMP

Rick Moore, Sect. 3, President Dan Grosu, Sect. 3, Treasurer & Secretary Beverly Franklin, Sect. 3 Jim Osburn, Sect. 2 Donna Hackemack Bryant, Sect. 1 Wayne Modgling, Sect. 1 ACMP, Theodora Daly

281-859-1211 281-667-7796 281-804-0176 832-633-1030 281-550-3527 281-855-9867

Langham Creek Colony Board of Directors

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William Thielen- President Eric Sandrock - Vice President Dennis Eck - Secretary/Treasurer ACMP, Ransom Daly

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Langham Creek Colonies Tennis & Swim Assoc, Inc.

Charlestown Colony Board of Directors

Alex Vargo, President 832-498-7085 Curley Cose, V. President peggy_Cosey@sbcglobal.net Heather Malone, Treasurer hkmalone@comcast.net Lisa Albers, Secretary 713-502-4651 Sharon Tipping, Vice Pres./Arch. Control 281-550-7915 SCS Mgmt Services 281-463-1777 www.scsmgmt.com Debbie Spaw dspaw@scsmgmt.com

Concord Colony Board of Directors

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Jamestown Colony Board Members

Jeanne Pressler, President/ACC Chairman Melanie Scholler Vice President Olivia Hernandez, Secretary Phyllis Scott, Treasurer

281-463-7550 281-858-0081 281-550-6513 281-855-4524

Consolidated Mgmt. Allison Malandrucolo

281-296-9775

Georgetown Colony I Board of Directors

Brian Rogers, President/ Architectual Control Richard Cottrell, Vice President Terri Brugh, Secretary Andy Menard, Director COMMITTEE POSITIONS Deed Restrictions Committee Yard of the Month Signs-Lydia Rodgers www.scsmgmt.com or Ola Guess

281-861-5411 281-855-4433 281-550-2660 281-855-9876 281-861-5444 281-463-1777

Georgetown Colony II Board of Directors Lori Dickens, President Bruce Medley, Vice President Timothy Fiore, Treasurer www.scsmgmt.com or Ola Guess

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Yorktown Colony Board of Directors

Monroe Burks, President / ACC 281-859-2220 Beverly Wolfe, Vice Pres/ ACC Chair./Newsletter 281-861-7492 Martha Muzquiz, Secretary 832-563-2207 Beverly Wolfe, Treasurer 281-861-7492 Beverly Wolfe, Yard of the Month 281-861-7492 David Furr, Director at Large 832-593-4687 Anita Ashmore, Consolidated Mgmt. 281-296-9775 2204 Timberlock Plc #245, The Woodlands, TX 77380 Fx 281-296-9788

The Colonies Recreation and Property Owners Association Rick Moore, President (Jamestown Colony)

281-859-1211

Beverly Wolfe, Secretary/Treasurer (Yorktown Colony)

281-861-7492

Melanie Scholler, Director (Concord Colony)

281-858-0081

Alex Vargo, Director (Charlestown Colony)

832-498-7085

Brian Rogers, Director (Georgetown I Colony)

281-856-0633

Lori Dickens, Director (Georgetown II Colony)

281-802-2251

Theodora Daly, ACMP, Inc, Property Management

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Craig Lawshe, A-Gleam Pool Management

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IMPORTANT COMMUNITY NUMBERS MUNICIPAL ULTILITY DISTRICT 102 Municipal Utility District 102 - 15300 Falmouth MDS (Water) - District Operator, Customer Service/Billing Inquiries Service Dept (leaks, emergencies) Coats, Rose, Yale, Holm, Ryman & Lee, P.C. - Legal Council Assessments of Southwest Tax Assessor/Collector Harris County Sheriff Department - Security -

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911 281-256-2266 281-463-2446 281-463-2341 713-802-5076 281-999-3191 713-528-7273 713-228-1505 713-528-5785 713-227-0003 713-686-6300 713-520-8620 713 -228-1505 713-394-4000 1-800-764-7661

U. S. Post Office (Bear Creek) Center Point Gas To report gas leaks Reliant Energy Street Light Repair AT & T Street Repair Harris County Animal Control Humane Wildlife Removal Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Bear Creek Library MTA Buses (Routes & Scheduling) Commissioner Jerry Eversole

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Jamestown Colony

Beautiful 4 BR on cul-de-sac. Master down, Gameroom up. Kitchen redone! Granite counter, glass top stove, Ready to go! Immaculate! 130s

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Beautiful 1 story, quiet st. Flex room/study in front. Fml dining. Fresh paint, new carpet. Mstr has HUGE closet, glass tile accents. Storm door overlloks covered brick porch. solar screens, alarm sys, full sprinkler sys. $139k HURRY!

Jamestown Colony

Impeccable! One story w/ HUGE living room, Double sided gas fireplace facing liv & dining, high ceilings, arched windows. Split plan. Master has sep tub/shower. Sprinkler. $139k

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