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BAYOU BELLES SERVICE ORGANIZATION Professional women from Acadiana, meet the 1st Wednesday of every month at 7 PM, offering our members fun family activities, volunteer opportunities, annual charity gala, philanthropic youth program and so much more. Contact: Angeline Labbe’-Auzenne at www.BayouBelles. org. We welcome everyone regardless of age, race or religion!!
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NEW Rylander Elementary playgroup! Starting a fun playgroup for children going into kindergarten, Fall 2013! Come meet other kids headed to Rylander, so they can have some friends already made for when school starts. Based on response we will plan events. Contact by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or 281-395-6317. *Please share with neighbors and friends who may not have a child at RE yet!
SUMMER MEANS SWIM TIME Summer is almost here, which means pools will be opening for the summer. Please take time to review water safety with your children before they even enter the pool. Drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children age 14 and under. Believe it or not, the majority of children who drown do so in residential swimming pools while being cared for by one or both parents. In the time it takes you to run into the house to answer the phone, your child could drown - in as little as one inch of water. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that you not install swimming pools at all until your children are over 5 years of age. If you do have a pool, install a four-sided fence, about 5 feet high, with a self-closing latch that’s out of the reach of children.
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In open bodies of water and on boats, always use personal flotation devices, making sure that they fit properly. But floats and swimming lessons often give parents a false sense of security; they’re no replacement for supervision. At community pools, do not solely lean on the lifeguards to supervise your children. You are your child’s best safety net. Keep an eye on your children, learn CPR and keep a telephone with emergency numbers near the pool.
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GARDEN TIPS FOR JUNE Lawns • Apply iron sulfate or chelete to St. Augustine grass lawns. • Mow St. Augustine to a 2-inch height now to protect roots from the sun. Never cut off more than a third of the leaf. • Continue treatment of lawns for chinch bug. As the temperature hits 80 degrees, chinch bugs begin to reproduce in the hottest and driest part of the lawn, usually next to cement. Use diazinon or dursban granules. Flowers • Overwatered hibiscus, purslane and bougainvillea won’t bloom. • Keep flowers pinched off of coleus and caladiums to encourage more of the beautiful foliage. • Plants to set: Acalpha, Ageratum, Alternathera, Aspidistra, Artemisia, Balsam, Begonia, Chrysanthemum, Cockscomb, Coleus, Croton, Dusty Miller, Feverfew, Gaillardia, Geranium, Marigold, Petunia, Pinks, Portulaca, Salvia-red, Shrimp Plant, Torenia, Verbena and Vinca. Vegetables • A strong blast of water in the morning rids plants of most bugs for the rest of the day. • Vegetables to plant: Cantaloupe, Sweet Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant sets, Okra, Black Peas, Pepper Sets, Summer Squash and Sweet Potato. Shrubs • Watch Camellias and Azaleas, they’re setting their blooms now for next season. So give them a good mulch and plenty of water. Mulch well with oak leaves and/or pine needles to keep soil acidic. Benefits of Mulching: Mulching (organic or inorganic) is a layer of material on the surface of the soil around the plant. Mulches conserve water by reducing evaporation, insulates the soil and protects it from the drying wind and hot sun. Mulches break the force of rain and irrigation water and tend to prevent erosion, soil compaction, and crusting. Lastly, a 2-3 inch layer of mulch will almost eliminate weed problems.
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Local Veteran Groups Meet If you are an honorably discharged War Time Veteran or currently serving on active duty and want to associate yourself with fellow Veterans, please consider joining one of the following groups. (Each organization has its own requirements for membership.) American Legion: The Jonathan D. Rozier Post 164 of Katy Texas meets the fourth Wednesday of each month, at 7 PM at the Katy Elks Lodge #2628, at 1050 Katy-Ft. Bend Road, Katy TX. Meetings start promptly at 7:30 PM. The American Legion is the largest war time Veteran’s organization in the nation and invites all eligible Veterans to join. Proud sponsor of the American Legion Boy’s State Program. Will Miller, Post Commander. Visit us at www.LegionPost164KatyTX.org for more information.
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VFW: The Floyd E. Breedlove Post 9182 of Katy Texas meets the first Monday of each month at the VFW Hall on George Bush Dr. in “Old Town Katy.” Meetings begin with a covered dish dinner at 6:30 PM, followed by the business meetings of the VFW and Ladies Auxiliary at 7:30 PM. David Brasell, Commander. Ladies Auxiliary President, Karon Cramer. Military Order of the Purple Heart: Tri-County Chapter 723 of the MOPH meets the third Thursday of each month at the Katy Fire Station on Ave. D in Old Town Katy. Ed O’Neal, Commander. Additional information is available through the Veterans Memorial Museum at: 281-391-VETS (8387). List with me, and I will provide an American Shield Home Warranty (a $475 value) for the buyer.
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FLAG COLLECTION American Legion members Ron DeFoor and Sheryll Jones from Post 164 in Katy get some assistance from high school sophomore Daniel Nevitt while collecting old flags from the public on April 13th for a retirement ceremony on June 15th. Nevitt is interested in the legion’s Boys State program in Austin for students between their junior and senior years.
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BOY SCOUTS HOMESCHOOL PACK 164
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BOY SCOUT TROOP 1288 McMEANS JR. HIGH STUDENT KEVIN LOCH EARNS EAGLE SCOUT AWARD Kevin (Tex) Loch, a member of Boy Scout Troop 1288, Katy, TX recently earned Eagle Scout Rank, scouting’s highest award. Tex has been a member of Troop 1288, chartered to Epiphany Catholic Church, since 2010. Before joining Boy Scouts, Tex was a Cub Scout in Pack 239 where he earned the Arrow of Light award. As a Boy Scout, Tex has earned 43 merit badges and has held several leadership positions including Senior Patrol Leader, Instructor, Patrol Leader and Chaplain’s Aide. In addition, Tex received the Texas Award, completed the Mile Swim and attended National Youth Leadership Training. He is also a member of the Order of the Arrow. For his service project, Tex led a team of scouts and adults in the design and construction of a crushed granite pathway leading up to and around a gazebo at Church on the Rock in Katy. The son of Kenn and Peggy Loch, Tex is a member of Kingsland Baptist Church and an 8th grader at McMeans Junior
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COUGAR STARS PRESENTS ANNUAL SUMMER DANCE CLINIC The Cinco Ranch High School Cougar Stars will host their annual Summer Dance Clinic Monday, June 17th through Thursday, June 20th at Cinco Ranch High School from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Participants ages 4 - 18 are invited to attend. Campers will learn exciting dance routines, enjoy fun crafts and make new friends! Summer Dance Clinic will also help students who are interested in dance and dance team gain confidence and provide them the opportunity of working with the award winning Cougar Stars. The cost for the clinic is $115 and includes a camp t-shirt and daily snacks. Parents are invited to a showcase on Thursday, June 20th at 11:00 AM at the Cinco Ranch High School gym. Registration forms are available at www.crhscougarstars.org or from your favorite Cougar Star. The clinic is sponsored in part by Stevenson and Hanis Orthodontics.
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ELEVENTH ANNUAL KATY ISD JUNIOR HIGH SUMMER BAND CAMP The eleventh annual summer band camp, offered to next year’s 7th, 8th and 9th grade KISD band students, will be held at Seven Lakes High School from July 15th to July 19th. The camp will include daily section rehearsals, full band rehearsals and fun music based electives. Lunch is also part of the camp. The cost of the camp is $100 and will include a t-shirt if postmarked by June 7th. Late registration is an additional $25 if postmarked after June 7th. The camp concludes with the Grand Finale Concert on Friday morning at 9 AM. After the concert, those students wishing to extend the fun a little longer can join in the group’s optional trip to Splashtown Water Park in Spring, Texas for an additional $35 (park admission, meal, bus transportation and drinks are included in price) for a total camp cost of $135 ($160 after June 7th). The KISD JH Summer Band Camp has been a huge success each year and we anticipate a large enrollment this year. Plan to register early in order to secure a spot. Camp participants will audition for summer band camp placement the first day of camp, beginning promptly at 8 AM. Students should prepare major scales and chromatic scales specific to the student’s instrument, as well as a band camp audition etude. Students will be ability grouped with the number of bands being determined by total enrollment for the camp. Registration Form, Audition materials and Medical Form and Permission to Travel are to be downloaded by campers from the Katy ISD Fine Arts Webpage www.katyisd. org/finearts - An email confirmation is sent out upon receipt of registration and follow up reminders from the camp coordinator will be sent before the camp begins, so make sure your email address is clearly printed on the registration form. The camp provides an economical and convenient alternative to those who may not have had a chance to attend another band camp over the summer due to scheduling and/or costs. Participants will receive top quality instruction on their instruments from our own great KISD and Houston area Band Directors. Join us for the eleventh annual Katy ISD Junior High Summer Band Camp and keep your playing skills sharp for next year! Camp brochures with the Registration Form were distributed to KISD band student by their schools’ directors, but they can also be downloaded from the Katy ISD Fine Arts webpage above. We ask campers to get their registrations in early to guarantee participation. Registrations should NOT be mailed after Friday, July 5th without first contacting firstname.lastname@example.org directly.
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SUMMER CAMPS AND EVENTS Houston Family Arts Center Actors Academy Announces 2013 Summer Camps Houston Family Arts Center (HFAC) announces their 2013 Summer Performing Arts Camps. This summer, the HFAC’s Actors Academy is offering 25 different 1 and 3-week performing arts camps for grades 1-12. HFAC camps run June
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10 through August 24, 2013 and feature acting, singing and dance instruction, as well as performance opportunities in musicals, dramas and comedies - especially designed for kids and teens. The HFAC Actors Academy 3-week Musical Theatre Performance Camps for grades 1-6 and 4-8 are Honk, Jr, The Hobbit, Pinocchio and Once on this Island, Jr. HFAC is offering eleven 1-week camps for grades 1-6 that include “Clowning Around,” “Acting Up Improv,” “Imagination Theatre,” “Disney Magic,” “Lights of Broadway,” “American Idol Boot Camp,” “Triple Threat,” “Fractured Fairy Tales,” “Dancing through the Decades,” “Melodrama Madness” and “Glee.” HFAC has numerous performance opportunities for teens in grades 7-12. The teen 3-week performance camps are Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew and Once on this Island. The 1-week camps for teens are “Stage Combat,” “Acting for Stage and Film,” “Dialects,” “Triple Threat Boot Camp” and “Shakespeare Intensive.” A new addition to the HFAC summer program for teens is the audition show Steel Magnolias. This show rehearses Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings beginning July 16th. Performances for Steel Magnolias will be the last week of Aug. Dance classes will also be offered this summer. There will be eight ballet 1, ballet 2, pointe, jazz 2 and tap 2 classes taught Tuesday evenings, June 11th-Aug 6th. The HFAC Royal Academy of Dance program is offering an Alice in Wonderland Ballet Camp that meets Monday and Wednesday evenings, July 22nd-August 24th. New this summer is a 2-week lighting and sound engineering camp for teens who want to learn how to provide technical support for musicals, comedies and dramas. The HFAC Summer 2013 line-up offers maximum scheduling flexibility at rates that are lower than anywhere in Houston. The average performing arts camp in Houston costs in excess of $11 per hour. HFAC camp tuition ranges from $5.23-$5.57 per hour before discounts. The 3-week camps are $575 or $5.23/hr and the 1-week camps are $195 or $5.57 per hour. HFAC offers multiple camp discounts and before-and-after care for working parents. Every 3-week performance camp culminates in 4 performances. Each parent will receive 2 free tickets to a performance of their choice. Additional tickets can be purchased at $10 per person for shows featuring grades 1-6 performers. Prices for the teen performances are either $12 or $15 depending on the venue. All 3-week camps include two complimentary tickets to the show, a camp t-shirt, costumes and other needed materials. Each one-week camp has a performance showcase for family and friends on the final day of camp. Parents receive two free tickets and additional tickets are only $5. For more information, please call the HFAC Actors Academy at 281-685-2623.
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281-617-2231 camp. Included in the camp experience each teen receives a personalized copy of the Tools 4 Teens book as well as other special keepsakes. Date & Time: June 24th-28th, 1:00-3:00 pm Location: The Fellowship at Cinco Ranch Church, Community Room, 22765 Westheimer Pkwy, Katy Cost: $250 Visit www.tools4lifebooks.org to view complete list of included items or call 713-291-5525 for more information.
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July 8th-12th, 8:30 am-3:30 pm Kids K-5, cost is $55 first child and $30 addl. children High energy camp run by trained counselors from Lutherhill in La Grange, Tx. Sign up and pay online at www.covenantlutheran. org and click the What’s Happening Page. Call 281-578-8799 for questions. Covenant Lutheran Church is located at 3785 Barker Cypress Road, Houston, TX 77084.
THEATER/ARTS Mildred’s Umbrella Theatre Company
announces its 2013-2014 season! Foxfinder by Dawn King. US Amateur Premier - August 15-31, 2013. Finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn award. William Bloor, a ‘foxfinder’, arrives at Sam and Judith Covey’s farm to investigate a suspected contamination. He is driven by his education and beliefs to unearth and destroy an animal that threatens man’s civilization and to remain free from its influence himself. As his investigations proceed, the events that follow change the course of all their lives - forever. Dawn King’s play won the 2011 Papatango New Writing Competition (in partnership with London’s Fin borough Theatre). A darkly comic exploration of belief, desire and responsibility, set in a world both strange and familiar, from a striking new voice in British theatre. Carnival Round the Central Figure by Diana Amsterdam. Regional Premier - November 7-23, 2013. A wild ride through theatrical terrain that sears the senses and impacts the audience at a visceral place, which also manages to be hilariously funny and heartbreakingly real in the five core scenes of a young woman’s visit to the death bed of her friend. Her moment of acknowledgment and comfort comes hard in the face of denial, moralizing, insane positive thinking, desperate chit chat and the existential fears we all harbor about the end moments of life - the great mystery. Museum of Dysfunction IV - December 6-14, 2013. Short plays from 200 writers who submitted from all over the US and were chosen by a panel. Co-produced by Wordsmyth Theatre. Rome by John Harvey - World Premier - March 6-22, 2014. This original script is being written by local playwright, John Harvey, workshopped by have
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designers, musicians and actors, video documented over a year and presented as a collaborative effort as our final play in the season. Located at Studio 101 at Spring Street Studios, 1824 Spring Street, Houston, TX 77007. All performances begin at 8 pm. Price - $18 regular/ $10 students and seniors. Pay as you can on Mondays and $25 for opening night with a party immediately after the show. More info/reservations: www. mildredsumbrella.com - email@example.com or 832-463-0409.
Houston Family Arts Center Announces 2012-2013 Season
Memories and Traditions
The Houston Family Arts Center is in its 8th 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 classic, a stunning Tennessee Williams drama, three Tony Award-winning Best Musicals, the “revival” version of a musical with characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Schultz and two hilarious comedies. Patrons can purchase their tickets online at www.houstonfac. com or call the HFAC box office at 281-685-6374. Houston Family Arts Center 2012-2013 Main Stage Season Over the River and Through the Woods (June 7-23, 2013 on the Garzas Main Stage) Fiddler on the Roof (July 12-28, 2013 at the Berry Center)
DECIBELLES (A BARBERSHOP CHORUS) Do you like to sing? Are you looking for a place to display your talents or just to have fun with music? You should be a Decibelle! We are a (ladies only) daytime chorus rehearsing every Friday morning from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Treemont Retirement Center, 2501 Westerland, near Westheimer and Gessner. Some of us read music, but it is not required. We are provided a CD to help in learning new songs. Our director, Martha Upton and assistant director, Cay Eckland will help you find out if you are a Tenor, Lead, Baritone or Bass. We have been performing in the Houston area for over 35 years. We prepare two types of shows each year; a Christmas show with old favorites, but always a new fun tune including props, narratives and choreography. Our regular show this year includes songs from the 1920s, as well as a Spiritual Medley that will start your toes tapping. Come visit any Friday. We would love to see you and if you decide to join us, we would be delighted. For more information, please call Pat at 281-497-4904 or visit our website, www.Decibelles.org
Hosting a foreign exchange student is easier than you may think During the 2012-2013 school year, students from all across the world will have the opportunity to travel to Houston and surrounding communities to spend the entire school year in the
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281-391-SOLD (7653) www.lizcarter.com Our Family Serving Your Family Since 1976 handle the host family orientations and the student orientations. Group activities, such as community service and seeing things with the group of exchange students is also arrange throughout their academic year. With the current school year quickly coming to an end Ayusaâ€™s local staff is busy looking for families for students for the 2013-2014 school year. Many families are needed and with the schools having deadlines and limits for foreign exchange students the earlier the better. It also gives the families and students time to get to know each other via skype, facebook, etc. while waiting for their year abroad to start. Please contact Heather Wells by email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 281-770-3414.
Exchange Students - From American Councils The U.S. Department of State sponsors exchange programs that bring high school students from over 50 countries from all over the world in the United State for an academic year to live with an American host family, attend high school and learn about American society. American Councils is always looking for interested and excited host families to host one of their students. For more information, visit http://inbound.americancouncils.org or email email@example.com
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You are cordially invited to join one of Houston’s friendliest women’s clubs! We have monthly luncheons and numerous monthly activities for all ages and abilities. Meetings are held at Lakeside Country Club, 100 Wilcrest Drive, Houston, TX 77042. Cost is $29 per person. Contact NNGH.org for reservations. For more info contact: Renee M Middleton- Publicity Chairman phone/fax: 713-977-9222; P. O. Box 19882, Houston, TX 77224-9882, email: NNGHMembership@ yahoo.com Newcomers and Neighbors of Greater Houston (NNGH.org) was established in 1957 to provide friendly fellowship and fun activities for Houston women. From September through May, there are monthly luncheons (normally third Wed of each month) and numerous monthly activities for all ages and abilities (e,g., bridge, mah jong, bunco, bowling, beading, book club, play reading, sewing and crafts, movie and lunch bunch, creative cooking, wine tastings - just to name a few). NNGH is truly one of Houston’s friendliest women’s clubs and certainly the most active. In addition, we have events and activities throughout the year to benefit selected nonprofit organizations. This year we are working with Boys and Girls Country and Houston SPCA.
Green Trails Ladies Club Welcomes You
If you are a woman residing in west Houston and surrounding communities, we welcome your involvement in the Green Trails Ladies Club. Membership is open to residents of Katy, west Houston and surrounding areas. Varied opportunities are provided for women to explore common interests and develop friendships in the neighborhood setting. The club features activity and game groups of interest to the members. This currently includes: Bunco (3 groups), Scrabble, Games for Couples, Mah Jong, Book Chats and Sweets (a book review fellowship), Indian Vegetarian Cooking, Potpourri (a variety of events, excursions, seminars, and fun activities) Women of the Word (a Bible study fellowship group), Mom’s Play Date (a play group for moms with pre-school and elementary age children), The Art Bunch (fine arts and crafts) and Girls Night Out Movie Classics and Dinner (monthly). Get plugged into as many of these facets of our club as you are inclined! Don’t miss out on fun you can have. Become a member of the Green Trails Ladies Club. Submit the information requested below along with the $20 annual membership dues to: Green Trails Ladies Club, P. O. Box 573, Barker, Texas 77413-0573. Membership renewal is also now due for existing members who have not paid dues since May of 2009. Contact Helen Connolly at 281-578-3382 for more information. Thanks to the members and leaders of our club who keep it viable and fun for the ladies of west Houston, Katy and surrounding communities.
GREATER KATY EXCHANGE CLUB
Greater Katy Exchange Club meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM, at Vida Loca Mexican Bar and Grill, 21810 Kingsland Blvd Katy, Texas. $15 includes dinner and speaker (advance registration day before meeting). You can call or pay and RSVP at www.KatyExchangeClub.com. The Greater Katy Exchange Club is non-profit service organization of a group of men and women working together to make our community better place to live through programs of service in Americanism, Community Service, Youth Activities and the Prevention of Child Abuse. Give back to your community by joining the Katy Exchange Club. Guest’s welcome. Advance reservations required by 12:00 PM day of meeting to Shivani Shah-Palaniappan 281-827-5795 or Newell Cheatheam 713-385-3622 or pay and reserve online at www.KatyExchangeClub.com.
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281.240.HITS | www.SugarLandSkeeters.com SPORTS West Houston Girls Softball Association Registration West Houston Girls Softball Association invites you to come join the fun! Registration is now OPEN for our Fall 2013 season. Make some new friends and enjoy the outdoors in a fun and exciting way. No experience necessary! Girls, ages 5-17, are eligible to play! Every girl makes a team and every girl plays. Registration can be completed online, in-person or by mail (visit our website for forms and dates): www.eteamz.com/whgsa. If you have questions, please feel free to email Kim Jowers at firstname.lastname@example.org
Men’s Outward Basketball League Come join men 19 years and over in a Men’s Outward Basketball League at Bear Creek Baptist Church. Bear Creek is located at Fry Rd. and West Little York. Practices on Tuesdays or Thursdays. Games will be played on Tuesdays or Thursday and Saturdays. The league ends with a tournament on August 10th. Cost only $25. Evaluations will be May 28th and 30th between 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Practice begin the July 9th and 11th. The games begin July 16th and 18th. For more information call 281-859-9900 and ask for Scott Denton or email or email Scott.email@example.com, you can register on line at Bearcreekchurch.tv/sports and click on register for Outward Basketball.
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).
Katy Rebels are TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS at Spring Madness Tourney in The Woodlands, TX The 9th/10th Grade Katy Rebels - D’Addieco team continued their impressive start to the season with another 1st place finish in the March 30th Houston Premier Spring Madness tournament in The Woodlands, TX. After a shaky first half in the first game, the Rebels mounted a 14 point comeback in the second half and held on to win by 3 points. They won the championship against the host team by an impressive 22 points while battling foul trouble and physical play. Again, hustle and intensity, along with some clutch free throws, late game execution and a solid zone defense proved to be the difference. The team has demonstrated the ability to win gritty, close games, which should serve them well later in the season. Congratulations to Allison, LaShanda, Kim, Sydney, Natalia, Kayla, Anna, Delaney, Myangiel and Emily on another excellent tournament!
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Canes Summer Soccer Camp Series The Canes Summer Soccer Camp Series is comprised of two
camps: Skills & Drills Camp and Fundamental Skills Camp. Camps are led by some of Texas finest coaching professionals. Our professional Staff has extensive camp experience, hold Youth and National Coaching Licenses with many having coached in the South Texas ODP and possess a Professional playing background. Camp options for players of all levels and genders! Our camps are uniquely designed so that every level of player has an opportunity to advance their knowledge and develop their skills in the proper environment. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 281-856-6279 or email email@example.com or call 713-818-0181. Register online at www.albionhurricanes.org
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Katy YMCA Summer Program Registration is NOW in progress. Limited
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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. For more information, go to our facebook page, Houston Shooting Stars Netball Club or www.netballamerica.com or contact Ros at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 832-790 3772.
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Sandeep P. Mammen, DMD, FAGD Katy Youth Football is proud to announce 2013 Fall Registration: www.katyyouthfootball.com FOOTBALL: Regular registration thru June 30th, cost $175. Late registration will close on July 28th, cost $200. First game day will be September 7th. CHEER: Regular registration thru June 30th, cost - new/returners needing uniform $175 and returners w/o uniform $145. Late registration, will close on August 31st. First game day will be September 7th. Final Walk-in registrations will be: June 1st. Locations Griffin Elementary, 10 AM-3 PM.
Women’s Flat Track Roller Derby
Southwest Houston’s own brand new women’s flat track roller derby team is now forming. This isn’t the old school roller derby you’ve seen in the past. We train derby athletes to compete according to the rules and guidelines set forth by WFTDA, the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association. We are actively recruiting skaters, referees and volunteers. Skaters must be female and 18 or older. Referees and volunteers must be 18 or older. Email us at email@example.com for more information. You can also find us at www.yellowrosederbygirls.com and on Facebook. Join up now to become an integral part in founding and building our league.
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Please contact Dean at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in playing volleyball. You must be at least 18 years old and be able to play at intermediate level. We play at different locations in and around Katy area.
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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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 the Pro Shop at Cinco Ranch, 281-395-4653.
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Summer Days With PIZZAZZ Monthly Field Trip (June 7th, July 10th and August 21st) from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Join us for fun, educational day trips to local and Houston area attractions. Activities this year include SeaWolf Park in Galveston, San Jacinto Monument/Battleship Texas and Splashway Water Park. Van transportation is provided for trips. Children are able to sign up for all activities or for only the ones which fit the family schedule. $25. Per field trip. Registration is available online at our website: thefellowship.org - Choose the Community section/ Children’s ministry - events. FunFest at The Fellowship July 28th - August 1st from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm This evening event will be a “Rockin’ the Boat” on our journey of life. Join us for games, crafts, songs, bible study and lots of fun! $5 supply fee per child. Register online at our church website: thefellowship.org
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You’ve got a ticket to ride! Come on and let’s get going... overcoming colossal fears and trusting God! Follow Paul’s missionary journeys in Acts and learn to overcome fears by reaching new heights of faithfulness, boldness, trust, wisdom and self-control. Visit www.trinity-katy.org to pre-register for VBS. Registration is also available at the door.
Christ Church Vacation Bible School Get ready to gear up for a fantastic summertime adventure! July 22-26, 2013, Christ Church PCA will hold its annual Vacation Bible School daily from 8:30 AM until 12:00 PM. Upward Bound is an exciting, fun-filled VBS program that will take “Backpackers” on the ultimate VBS expedition. There will be Bible stories, scripture memory, songs, skits, crafts, games and snacks. The week will close with a Summit Celebration on Friday, July 26th at 6:30 PM with a pizza dinner afterwards. Enrollment is for children who will be five years old by September 1, 2013 through those entering the sixth grade in the fall of 2013. The cost is $10 per child or $35 per family (4 or more children in the same family). Ready to hit the trail? For more information or to register your child, please visit www.cckpca.org/vbs or call 281-392-0002.
Bright Stars of Bethlehem was born out of the dream and vision of Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb. In 1995, Rev. Raheb began an outreach ministry in Bethlehem, Palestine from the congregation he serves, Christmas Lutheran Church. As this ministry grew, it attracted the attention of several supporters in the United States. In 2003, Bright Stars of Bethlehem was incorporated “to support the health, education, cultural and
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Is your kid in kindergarten and you still have baby clothes hidden away? New Creation Lutheran church of Fulshear needs donations of baby clothes and socks up to age 2 years. The clothes will be used to fill Baby Care Kits that are sent to medical clinics in areas of the world suffering from natural disasters, poverty and war. Items needed include ‘gently used’ baby shirts, onsies, pajamas, outfits and socks. Also needed are receiving blankets and cotton flannel sheets that will be cut into cloth diapers. Donations may be dropped off at the Irene Stern Community Center located at 6920 Katy–Fulshear Rd, 77441 in Fulshear on Sunday mornings or during the week from 8:30 am to 1 PM. Questions? Call Marlene Oldham 281-646-0748.
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St. Peter’s United Methodist Church in Katy is pleased to announce that Dr. Pat Sparks has been named our new senior pastor. Dr. Sparks is currently serving as Southwest District Superintendent in the Texas Annual Conference. He will begin transitioning into his new duties April 14 and will be at St. Peter’s full time by mid-May.
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“I am very excited to be part of such a wonderful church,” Dr. Sparks said. “God is doing great things through St. Peter’s and it will be a blessing to join them in the work of connecting the world with God’s love.” Pat and his wife, Gina, have a 14-year-old son and an 11-year-old daughter. Prior to his appointment as District Superintendent, Pat served the Jefferson Circuit, South Texarkana, Tennison Memorial in Mount Pleasant, Avinger and Mims Chapel Circuit, Bridges Chapel and Greenhill Circuit, First UMC in Conroe, First UMC in Linden, Pleasant Retreat in Tyler, First UMC in Lindale, Bear Creek UMC in Houston and First UMC in Longview. He graduated from East Texas State University in 1980. While attending Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University, he was ordained as a Deacon in 1981. After earning his Master of Divinity degree in 1983 he was ordained as an Elder in 1986. He earned his Doctor of Ministry degree from Brite Divinity School in 2002.
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Our group welcomes singers, dancers, instrumentalists and “Ham’s” and creates an hour of musical entertainment for the audience. (We love audience participation!) Our normal rehearsal/performing day is Monday morning. We will be starting rehearsals for our new singing season on Monday, August 5th at 9:30 am at St. Peter’s UMC in Asbury hall, 20775 Kingsland Blvd., Katy. We will have seven rehearsals before starting our new performing season. For additional information, please contact Gail Shipley (music director) 281-347-0233, Bill Ramp (Scheduling) 281-347-2520, Chris Crockett (Administration) 281-7887702 or Jackie Mills (Chaplain/Historian) 281-347-1568.
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Fort Bend County INFOrmation Fort Bend Master Gardeners For information on Ft. Bend Master Gardeners or lists of events, visit www.fbmg.com or call the Master’s Gardener’s Hotline at 281-3417068. Anyone with an interest in gardening is encouraged to attend our events. Saturday, June 1, 2013: Saturday with the Master Gardeners - Visit our 4 acres of Demonstration Gardens and talk to the volunteers who design and maintain them. It’s a great way to learn! Park in front of the Agriculture Center, located at 1402 Band Road, Rosenberg, 77471. Take one of the sidewalks back to the area behind the building to find the Master Gardeners. Gardens are open from 9:00 - 11:00 AM. Thursday, June 20, 2013: Master Gardeners Meeting - Join the Fort Bend Master Gardeners sponsored by Texas AgriLife Extension Service to hear Dr. Paul Nester, Entomologist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Specialist. He will speak on Rasberry Ants. The program will be held Thursday, June 20, 2013 from 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM at the Bud O’Shieles Community Center located at 1330 Band Road, Rosenberg, 77471.
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TEXAS MASTER NATURALIST 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 . Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. June 6, 2013 - Biological Inventory Team The Texas Master Naturalists Coastal Prairie Chapter is proud to host Marsha May, Biologist with Texas A & M University. Ms. May is Editor of Texas Nature Tracker newsletter and Coordinator of the Texas Nature Tracker program for Texas Parks & Wildlife (TPWD). She will present a program describing the relatively new Biological Inventory Team Project created by Texas Parks & Wildlife. The team is organized into eight TPWD districts across the state and is manned by a group of enthusiastic and knowledgeable experts (from groups such as Texas Master Naturalists). Their purpose is to assist landowners and TPWD biologists by conducting surveys of plants and animals on private property. This program will take place on Thursday, June 6th at 7 PM. The meeting will be preceded by a social at 6:30 PM and will be held at the Bud O’Shieles Community Center located at 1330 Band Road, Rosenberg, 77471. This meeting is free and open to all interested persons. The Texas Master Naturalists program is sponsored by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas A & M AgriLife Extension. For additional information call 281-633-7033 or email email@example.com
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Sugar Land Garden Club meets at the Sugar Land Community Center, 226 Matlage Way, Sugar Land 77478. For more information visit www. sugarlandgardenclub.org or call 281-491-1621. Sugar Land Garden Club was established in 1932 and is one of the largest garden clubs in Texas. Membership is open to all.
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Young Adult Reading Club for Teens, June 3rd - August 3rd. Exciting free activities - from game days and movie nights to cookie decorating and scrapbooking classes - are being planned, while area teens discover the wonders of the world that can be found between the pages of a book! Library programs and activities begin during the week of June 10th and continue through August 3rd. The theme for this year is “Beneath the Surface.” Teens in grades 6 and up are encouraged to read as many books as they can and they will earn rewards based on the total number of hours they spend reading or the number of reading-related activities they complete. The reading activities may include watching a movie based on a book, attending a teen library program or making a bookmark or poster based on a book. Listening to audio books and reading magazines and newspapers may also be counted. Participants may register at any Fort Bend County library or they may register online by going to the FBCL website. When the online registration form has been completed, the teens will then have their own online page on which to record their hours and activities. For the first ten activities completed, each teen will receive a mystery prize. The rewards continue with a reading trophy for the first 20 books read. Reading rewards can be redeemed beginning Monday, June 10th. The last day to pick up awards is August 31st. The names of participants will be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift card that will be awarded to several lucky readers completing 20 activities or more, in a drawing scheduled in August at each library location. There is no charge to join the Summer Reading Club and it is open to all teens, regardless of the county of residence. All programs are free and open to the public. The Summer Reading Club programs are sponsored by Fort Bend County Libraries, the Friends organizations that support the county library system and the Collaborative Summer Library Program, a consortium of states working together to provide high-quality children’s summer-reading program materials for public libraries.
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Adults of all ages, including young adults in high school, may participate by reading or listening to books. Readers may register at any Fort Bend County library or they may register online by going to the FBCL website. Once the online registration form has been completed, readers will then have their own online page on which to record their books or hours. Weekly drawings for an FBCL travel tumbler will take place at each branch throughout the summer for readers who log in and record their reading activity each week. The first weekly prizes will be awarded on June 10th. Participants who complete the program by reading four books or by listening to audiobooks for 10 hours of time - will receive an FBCL magnet. Prizes must be collected from the “home” library that the reader indicated on the registration form. A grand-prize drawing for a $25 gift card to an area bookstore - donated by the Friends of the Library - will take place on July 29th for participants who have successfully completed the program. There is no charge to join the Adult Summer Reading Club and it is open to all adults, regardless of the county of residence. The program is sponsored by Fort Bend County Libraries and the Friends organizations that support the county library system.
CINCO RANCH BRANCH LIBRARY (FT. BEND CO. LIB.) 2620 Commercial Center Blvd., Katy, TX 77494, 281-395-1311, Hours Mon. 12 Noon - 9 PM, Tues. 10 AM - 9 PM, Wed. 10 AM - 6 PM, Thurs. 10 AM - 9 PM, Fri. 12 Noon - 5 PM, Sat. 10 AM - 5 PM, Sun. Closed. All programs are free and open to the public. For more information, call the Cinco Ranch Branch Library at 281-395-1311 or the library’s Public Information Office at 281-341-2677.
• Learn the Basics of Guitar Playing - Saturday, June 1st, 2:00 PM, Meeting Room. Library staff member Adam Kiskinis will provide an overview of guitar playing, including the anatomy of a guitar, chordal structures and finger placement on the guitar fretboard. It is recommended that participants bring their own guitar, if possible. • Summer Movies @ the Library - Meeting Room. Fridays, 12:30 PM and Mondays (no movie on June 3rd), 6:00 PM. • CINCO RANCH NIGHT READERS’ TO DISCUSS ‘Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II’ - The Night Readers’ book club will meet on Thursday, June 20th beginning at 7:00 PM, in Conference Room 2. The literary-review club is free and open to the public. • ADULT COMPUTER CLASSES - All computer classes will take place in the Computer Lab. Reservations are required. To register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Calendar,” select “Cinco Ranch Branch Library” and find the program. Participants may also register by calling the library at 281-395-1311 or by visiting the library. eBay for Beginners: Thursday, June 6th, 10:00 AM Learn How to Download eBooks to eReaders: Friday, June 7th, 12:00 noon Intro to Google Tools: Tuesday, June 11th, 10:00 AM MS Excel Survival Basics for Version 2010: Thursday, June 20th, 10:00 AM • SUMMER PHOTO CONTEST FOR TEENS - June 1st - July 31st. “Our Neighborhood” is the theme for the Teen Digital-Photography Contest for young adults between the ages of 13 and 18 at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library and the Missouri City Branch Library. Contestants must be residents of Fort Bend County. Entry forms, rules and instructions are available at the library and on the Fort Bend County Libraries website - click on “Branches” on the gray
toolbar, then select “Cinco Ranch Branch Library” for the Photo Contest information. Deadline for entries is July 30th. Entries may be hand-delivered to the library, emailed to the contest email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) or mailed to: Cinco Ranch Branch Library, Digital Photo Contest, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd, Katy, TX 77494. Up to two original digital photographs may be entered. Photographs should be submitted as .jpg or .gif files to the contest email address, with the subject heading “Digital Photo Contest.” The participant’s name, address, email address, phone number and title of the picture should be included in the email. Winners will be announced on August 3rd and prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place entries from among contestants at the Cinco Ranch Branch Library and the Missouri City Branch Library. WEEKLY CHILDREN’S PROGRAM SCHEDULE *(Hand must be stamped for admission. Free hand-stamps are available 1 hour before show.) • Mother Goose Time: Tuesday, June 11th, 18th and 25th at 10:15 am, provides caregiver/infant activities and songs especially designed for the youngest book-lovers, from age 1 month to 12 months. • Toddler Time: Wednesdays at 10:15 AM and Thursdays at 10:15 am and 11:30 AM - offers caregiver/child activities, stories and songs for older babies, from 12 to 36 months of age. Toddler Time will take place on June 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th, 26th and 27th. • Story Time: Tuesdays at 2:00 PM and Wednesdays at 11:30 AM. Age 3-6, where they hear stories, watch movies and participate in age-appropriate craft activities. Story Time will take place on June 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 25th and 26th.
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Become an essential part of a student’s life by signing up to be a tutor for the Literacy Council! The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County holds tutor training every other month. After 12 hours of training, outstanding volunteers are equipped to teach Basic Literacy and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to adults. The trainings prepare tutors to organize and compile lesson plans, learn about various tutoring techniques, understand the purpose of the Literacy Council and much more. Tutors do not need knowledge of any foreign language, nor do they need formal teaching experience. We offer many locations for tutoring throughout the area, including locations in Katy. Tutoring sessions are offered during the day and at night. If you are interested in impacting someone’s life by being their tutor, please contact the Literacy Council at 281-240-8181 or visit the website at www.ftbendliteracy.org. Help us to “Change Lives Through Literacy!”
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Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Dept. has a computer-generated program called “Are You OK?” (RUOK). It is a computer-generated call intended for senior citizens (over 55) and disabled persons who live alone and could benefit from a daily check. A computer will generate a call each morning, at about the same time and the participant chooses a time frame. A voice will ask, “Are you OK?” After this, all they have to do is hang up the phone. If the participant goes out of town or leaves the residence for any time, you just temporarily un-subscribe and re-subscribe when you return. If the call goes unanswered, the computer will call back 3 times at 15-minute intervals. If there is still no answer, the sheriff will dispatch a deputy or the local police. They will have with them a print out of information on the person that is not responding to the calls. This program was established by FBC Sheriff Milton Wright, Commissioner’s Court and Ken Whitt (FBC Sheriff’s Citizens Academy Alumni Assoc.) in 1998. Many police chiefs in the county are also participating in the program and will proceed with the welfare check for citizens of their community. To request more information or to enroll in this free and very beneficial program, please call the Sheriff’s dept. at 281-341-4704.
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When your dog is not in your yard, it is imperative that you keep your dog on a leash at all times. While your dog is friendly to you and your family, imagine the consequences if it were to harm someone while it was ‘roaming free.’ Please respect other resident’s right to walk the common area ground without fear of attack from an unleashed dog. Laws are written to ensure that owned animals are confined to their property or kept on a leash to free a community of unrestrained and free-roaming animals. Although most dog bites occur on the property where the dog lives, unrestrained or free-roaming dogs do pose a substantial threat to the public. In addition, unrestrained animals are at increased risk of being bitten by rabies infected wildlife. Enforcement of restraint laws is essential in enhancing the animal control program’s efforts to reduce the risk of rabies in our community. LICENSING OF DOGS AND CATS The primary benefit of licensing animals is identification, should that animal become lost. Licensing also: • Ensures that rabies vaccination are current. • Allows for quick identification in case of a bite incident. • Provides revenue to offset the administration costs of the animal control program. VACCINATION Rabies vaccinations are a prerequisite for licensing dogs and cats because they are an important control measure for the public health threat of rabies. In addition to protecting pets, rabies vaccinations provide a barrier between infected wild animals and humans.
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Katy Area Democrats
Katy Area Democrats meets 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Briarchester club house at 7 PM. Great speakers each month as well as opportunities for community involvement. For information, contact Pat Darwish 281-647-0986 or email@example.com or visit our website www.katydemocrats.net.
Katy Mommy Patriots
Please check our Facebook page or our website www.katyrepublicans.com for information on meeting times and places. For further information, contact Kate Diehl at 832-643-0378 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Katy Mommy Patriots is a group of moms meeting together to join the fight to protect our children’s future by getting involved in community and political events. Come join us as we study the issues, work to elect candidates that will protect our rights and join with other groups across America to ensure that our voices are heard. We meet twice a month. For more information, call Kelly Horsley 281-858-8830 or Martha Mathis 832-321-4854.
The 912ers of Katy
The 912ers of Katy is a growing group of Patriots supporting the 9/12 Principles advocated by Glenn Beck. We support smaller government at all levels, fiscal responsibility and term limits for all elected officials. Join us for lively discussions and other activities. For more information, please visit our Meetup Group website at http://912katy.org or email Milton Richards at email@example.com.
Things are busier than ever at the Harris County Democratic Party and the Coordinated Campaign is looking for volunteers and interns here in Katy! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 281-578-2435 for more information!
Katy Sunrise Rotary
Katy Sunrise Rotary Club is a member club of Rotary International, a 100-year-old worldwide service organization. Katy Sunrise Rotary meets every Tuesday morning, at 7:00 AM, for breakfast at The Club at Falcon Point, guests and visitors are welcomed. For more information please visit www.katysunriserotary.com.
Rotary Club of Katy
Formed in 1946, the Rotary Club of Katy has a diverse membership of 30 business and professional men and women. The club meets each Thursday, from noon to 1:00 PM, at Hasta La Pasta, 1450 Grand Parkway, Suite E, Katy, TX 77494. For more information, call 281-392-0045 or visit www.katyrotary.com.
West Houston Rotary Club
West Houston Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at 12:15 PM for Lunch and Fellowship at the Omni Hotel West Houston, Katy Freeway at Eldridge. Guests and visitors are welcome. Rotary clubs provides many opportunities for giving back to our community (local and global); come join us for fun, friendships and community service. Contact 281-627-0662 for more info.
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customers or volunteers? We are a supportive group of members who help each other become better speakers and leaders. We meet the first three Thursdays at Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union, 25525 Katy Mills Parkway, Katy, TX 77494. (We are located behind Katy Mills Mall near Pin Oak Road.) from 7:30 PM-9:00 PM. For more information, visit our website at http://katy.toastmastersclubs.org
Park 10 Talkers Toastmasters Club
Need speaking skills? Improve your communication skills; lose your fears of public speaking; and learn skills that will help you be more successful in whatever path you’ve chosen in life. You are invited to visit the Park 10 Talkers Toastmasters Club every Thursday each month, at 11:45 AM, at NACE, 1440 South Creek Dr, Houston, 77084; telephone 281-228-6287. For more information on Toastmasters, go to www.toastmasters.org.
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Do you live in west Houston and work in downtown Houston? If you would like to improve your communication and leadership skills, please contact Ed Young at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. We meet every Tuesday, at 7 AM and we’ve been serving the downtown area for 30 years!
Phoenix Risers Toastmasters
The Phoenix Risers Toastmasters meet on the 2nd and 4th Saturday each month at the University of Phoenix building between Kirkwood and Wilcrest on Katy Freeway. Please contact us for further info at Phoenix Risers@Phoenix.edu.
ABWA West Houston Network
ABWA West Houston Network - Meets the second Thursday of each month, 11:30 AM-1:00 PM, at the Marriott Energy Corridor - I-10 Katy Freeway between Park Ten and Hwy 6. Visit our website at www.whenabwa.org for more info or to RSVP.
CBMC (CHRISTIAN BUSINESSMEN COMMITTEE)
West Houston’s (CBMC) Christian Businessmen Committee small group ministry teams meet at the following days and times each week. Houston Metro Office 713-688-4343 www.houston.cbmc.com or www.cbmc.com/index.htm. • Thursday, 7:00 - 8:00 AM, 8556 Katy Freeway #128, I-10 at Bingle. Leader: Joe Calvert, 713-461-5960. • Thursday, 7:00 - 8:00 AM, 10810 Old Katy Road, Suite 100, U Tex Bldg., call 713-827-0777 for more info. • Friday, 7:00 - 8:15 AM, 4543 Post Oak Place, Suite 231. Leaders: John Montgomery, 281-477-4367; Paul McDonald, 713-871-8766.
American Business Women Association’s Katy Charter Chapter
American Business Women Association’s Katy Charter Chapter meets the second Tuesday of each month, at Hasta la Pasta, located on the Grand Parkway. Networking begins at 6:00 PM, followed by dinner and meeting at 6:30. Please email RSVPs and inquiries to email@example.com.
WEST HOUSTON ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS
The West Houston Chapter of International Assoc. of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) usually meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at Embassy Suites Huston - Energy Corridor at 11730 Katy Freeway (N. side of I10 - Kirkwood Exit). Networking begins at 5:30 PM, dinner is served at 6:00
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BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL
Business Network International - BNI is the largest networking organiztion of its kind. Business Network International, (BNI)/Katy Group meets every Thursday, at 7:00 AM, at The Club @ Falcon Point, 24503 Falcon Point Drive, Katy, Texas 77494. Come visit us and introduce your business to our group. Chapter contacts: President, Gary Nething, 832-247-2421 or Vice President, Angelo Molinas, 832-289-8488. For more information on Katy BNI, go to www.katybni.com.
Business Network International
Business Network International, (BNI)/Cinco Ranch Group meets every Tuesday from 7:00-8:30 AM, for breakfast and business networking, at Willowfork Country Club at 21055 Westheimer Parkway, Katy, TX 77450. Please RSVP to Len Tierney at 713-8246960 or go to www.bnihouston.com and search for Cinco Ranch Chapter in Katy, Texas.
Parkway Business Partners chapter of BNI
The 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.
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West Katy Netweavers
West Katy Netweavers is here to help professionals their business. We are meeting at Essence Cafe at Cross Creek Ranch Welcome Center in Fulshear every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Breakfast meetings start at 7:30 AM and end at 8:30 AM sharp. We have much to cover in our hour together and the meeting format is structured, but attendees are welcome to arrive early and stay late for informal networking. The cost of attendance is $10, which includes breakfast and coffee. Members may bring a number of your business cards to exchange with others and leave one with us. For questions, contact me at tajanamesic@greengrovegroup. com or visit www.meetup.com/West-Katy-Netweavers/
Business-To-Business Networking And Breakfast $5: Meets 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month, 7:30-9:00 AM at Carriage Inn 1400 Katy-Flewellen Road, Katy, 77494. For info., call Jane Moughon at 832-455-4579 or email email@example.com. Website: www.meetup.com/BizPackNetworksHouston/events/30096641.
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Classified Ads FOR SALE Thomasville Ribbons and Bows, light finish pine bedroom set for sale. Like brand new. Set includes double/queen headboard, night stand, chest with mirror, and study desk with hutch and chair, $900. Call 832-215-4456. Woodard 5-piece wrought iron patio dining set, cream color, 4 vinyl strap chairs, $125, 281-492-2879. Full set of men’s golf clubs, plus equipment, excellent condition, $500. 281-578-9665. Free to a good home - small Kimball chord organ. Comes with some music books. Call 281-543-8133. Mahogany TV lift cabinet - TV rises to view and descends into cabinet out of sight, 3 shelves for electronics or storage, 3 DVD slide trays, remote for operation, $650. Must pickup. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for pictures. Solid wood entertainment center, $250. Cash only, will send pictures. 713-857-5650. Three-piece entertainment center, has storage for electronic componets, CDs and DVDs, $250. Cash only, will send pictures. 713-857-5650. L-shaped office desk, in good condition. One end has file cabinet, the other end has storage and shelves, $125, cash only. 713-857-5650. Loft bed, IKEA w/ full size foam mattress, solid wood frame, $300. 281-550-3072. Beautiful traditional dining room suite, very ornate, China with buffet, table extends to 9 ft., 6 side & 2 carver chairs, marble topped sideboard, $2,950 OBO. Tel: 832-222-9969. Riverside desk with glass topper in excellent condition, 57 3/4”x 24”x 30”, bottom drawer to be used as a locking filing cabinet, $700; Ashley Furniture TV stand, 52’’x 20”x 42”, $425. Request pictures at email@example.com. Cherry wood entertainment center. Top shelves have recessed lighting. Bottom and side cabinets have glass panels. Three pieces with a total width of 113”. Tallest piece is 78” long and 19.5” wide. TV space will hold up to a 50” TV with shelf above or 54” TV without shelf. Excellent condition, pictures available, $500 OBO. 281-684-3799. Sofa, excellent condition tan tweed, $250. Tan recliner, also excellent condition, $125. Two lamps. Call 281-256-3480.
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Become a Dental Assistant in just 10 weeks! 10 Week Course Saturday Classes Only Summer Classes Begin 7/13/13 Tuition $2850 • Payment Plans Training Since 1995 Open House - May 31st 4 pm - 7 pm
PRS SE singlecut guitar, vintage, natural, sweet, $500 OBO; Line6 Spider IV 75w modeling amp, 1x12, $200. Jay, 281-859-0754 after 4 or text 832-883-3251. Fishing reels: New in box, Diawa Millionaire CV=Z253A and Shimano Calcutta TE-200DC. Lots of others and loaded baitboxes. Jay, 281-859-0754 or text 832-883-3251. Used air hockey table, in good condition. 281 395-5580. Sofa good to very good condition, $250 OBO. firstname.lastname@example.org.
AUTOMOTIVE 4, 16-inch aluminum wheels. Were on a 2001 Silverado Z71 truck. Wheels are good condition, 6 lug wheels, $320, cash only. 713-857-5650. 1985, 18 ½ foot Sea Ray. 165 Mercruiser, $3,000. Comes with accessories. 832-655-4746.
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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: 281-759-1010.
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.
Lifetime Learners Child Development Center and Pre-School is now hiring for our Katy location; teachers and child care providers. Contact Mrs. Dana, 281-394-5437.
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.
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. Part-Time Software Developer - Developer needed to assist in iOS app and web development project using Mac platform and the following software/technologies: Apple Xcode, HTML, CSS, PHP, FileMaker experience a plus. Family owned company in the Copperfield area. Interested call Johnny at Krenek Printing 281-463-8649.
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. Sales persons wanted to sell Replacement Windows and Window coverings. Ownership opportunity available. Call Replacement Windows of Katy at 281-392-5353. 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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Classified Ads 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. Plumbers or Apprentices for repair and a Receptionist needed. Bilingual preferred. Please call 281-256-2239. 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 email@example.com.
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. .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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JUNE 2013 Observances & Fun Facts June 2013 is observed as: • National Safety Month • Caribbean-American Heritage Month • Black Music Month • Men’s Health Month • Cataract Awareness Month Birthstone: Alexandrite, Pearl & Moonstone Flower: Rose Fruit & Veggies for Rose: • Cherries • Plums • Pluot • Aprium • Okra Astrological Signs: Gemini (till 21st) & Cancer (beginning 22nd)
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281-758-5607 Office 386-295-0604 Direct
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Pediatric Dental Safari
“happy kids, beautiful smiles”
Safari themed dental office designed to help kids feel safe and secure. We offer Nitrous Oxide, Conscious Sedation and IV Sedation. Special needs patients welcome. Amita Damani DDS Pediatric Dental Specialist
Most Insurance Accepted
2840 Commercial Center Blvd, Suite 101 Katy, TX 77494
Your Local Maid Service for 20 Years • SAME DAY • SAME CREW • AFFORDABLE • BONDED • INSURED • REFERENCES • SUPPLIES FURNISHED $
Tammy Smith, Owner-Operated
New customer only on regular schedule. Not valid with any other offer. Not valid for one time or empty cleans.
Congrats Class of 2013!!! June 1...Hurricane Season Begins June 14...Flag Day June 16...Father’s Day June 19...Juneteenth June 21...First Day of Summer National Flag Week... week of June 14th Honor America Days June 14th - July 4th National Rose Month National Dairy Month
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• Irrigation Installs & Repairs
Lic #18069 System Check $49.99
Winning Your Business Since 1989
281-398-5296 21811 Katy Frwy. D114, Katy, TX 77450
• Drainage • Landscaping Design & Installation • Mow, Edge & Weedeat • Flagstone & Pavestone Patios & Walkways • Outdoor Lighting e y r Cell (Cary)
• Insured • Monthly Billing Cycle • Online Credit Card Payment Option
832-256-8203 (Chris) Irrigation & Drainage
Cary H. Smith Family Owned & Operated Since 1989
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