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Memorial Parkway Community Association 21600 Cimarron Parkway - Katy, TX 77450 • 281-492-2949 Fax: 281-492-7130 • www.mphoa.org

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IMPORTANT DATES IN JULY 2013 Board Meeting, 7 PM Garage Sale Weekend Independence Day

OFFICE HOURS FOR JULY 2013

7 PM-8 PM Closed

Monday through Friday 9 AM-5 PM (Unless otherwise posted on the front door.)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President Mike Brahm Vice President Charles Herring Secretary Doug White Treasurer Barbara Burleson Director Vacant

PLEASE CHECK OUR WEBSITE WWW.MPHOA.ORG

To find the latest news and information on up-coming events, documents, copies of Board minutes and a forum where you can post your comments and concerns, please go to our web page mphoa.org.

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As another way to share communication, ideas and events in our neighborhood, you can visit us on facebook. We will post news and events on the page, but this is meant to be an interactive site for neighbors to share ideas and communication on a variety of topics.

FIREWORKS

Please remember that aerial fireworks are not permitted in our neighborhood. Other fireworks should not be used after 10:00 PM

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MPCA UPCOMING BOARD ELECTION FOR 2014!

There will be two Board positions open for 2014. If you are interested in running for one of these positions, please start attending the Board Meetings on the first Tuesday of each month. The election will be held in November.

QUESTIONS? COMMENTS? SUGGESTIONS?

We welcome communication from homeowners and residents. The MPCA Board of Directors are your neighbors and are available to answer questions. We love having comments and suggestion from everyone as we strive to make Memorial Parkway a great place to live. Please contact us at anytime through the website.

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July 1st through July 31st Mondays 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Tuesdays 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Wednesdays 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Thursdays Closed Fridays 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Recommended by Saturdays 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Tom Tynan, Sundays 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Exception: SportsRadio 610 amth Thursday, July 4 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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MEMORIAL PARKWAY COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION POOL RULES

Anyone violating the following rules is subject to losing privileges with the Memorial Parkway Community Association.

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1. Memorial Parkway Community Association swimming pools and pavilion are restricted for the use of residents and their guests. 2. Resident must present their valid MPCA ID card before admittance to pool area. 3. Guests must be accompanied by a resident and must sign in. Five guests are allowed per family at one time. Guest may not be a Memorial Parkway resident. 4. Lifeguards have the responsibility for maintaining discipline and enforcing rules in the pool area. a. Lifeguard shall call infraction of rules to the attention of the offending individual(s). b. Lifeguards have the authority to deny the use of pool facility to residents and guests up to three (3) days as a disciplinary measure. 5. Swimming is allowed only when lifeguards are on duty in the stands. SWIM AT YOUR OWN RISK. 6. Swimmers must wear property swimsuits. 7. Children not toilet trained must wear protective rubber pants or equivalent under their swimsuits. 8. Children under twelve (12) years of age are not allowed in pool unless accompanied by an adult at least 18 years of age or older. EXCEPTION: Notorized parental permission is submitted to lifeguard allowing designated 16 year old - 18 year old to accompany any child under age 12. Form is available from lifeguard. 9. Baby pool is reserved for children five (5) years and younger and supervised by responsible parent/adult. 10. No running or shoving allowed in the pool area or on diving board. 11. No pets are allowed in pool area.

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12. Anyone with open sores or wounds is prohibited from using the pool. 13. Floating devices may be allowed at the discretion of the lifeguard. No floating devices allowed in diving area. No large floating devices (example: rafts, boats, etc.) 14. Throwing toys, Frisbees, small hard balls, tennis balls, water guns, etc. are strictly prohibited. 15. No standing or sitting on safety ropes. 16. All children under eighteen (18), including infants, must vacate pools the last fifteen (15) minutes of every other hour for adult swim. Children must be a least four feet from pool during adult swim. 17. Glass containers are not allowed in pool area. 18. Drinking, smoking and eating are not allowed within four feet of pool. 19. Smoking or drinking of alcoholic beverages is strictly prohibited except by persons of legal age. Proof of age may be required. Drunkenness and obscene language will not be tolerated. 20. Two (2) long blasts of lifeguard whistle requires everyone to immediately vacate pool. 21. MPCA and pool contractor are not responsible for lost or stolen items. 22. No bicycles, skates, skateboards or tricycles are allowed in the pool area. Bicycles must be parked in bicycle rack. 23. Guard phone is for business use only. No personal phone use by guards/gatekeepers while on duty. Phone in box is for emergency use only. 24. MPCA or the pool contractor may enforce other rules deemed necessary for the safety of the residents/guests. 25. NO PARTIES DURING POOL HOURS. POOL CAN BE RENTED THROUGH THE OFFICE. 26. One guard must be on deep end stand when diving area is open. Otherwise this area is closed. 27. No loitering. 28. Only lifeguards/gatekeepers allowed at the check-in table.

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DIVING POOL RULES 1. The diving pool area is to be used for diving only. No swimmers allowed unless authorized by lifeguards. 2. No more than one person is allowed on the diving board at one time. 3. Only two bounces on board are allowed before diving. 4. All diving shall be from the end of the diving board and straight forward - never off the side. The water in front of the board must be clear of swimmers before entering the pool. Swim directly to the ladder after diving. 5. Anyone using the diving pool must be able to swim across the pool twice to the satisfaction of the guard. POOL USE POLICY FOR CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 12 YEARS OLD • Children under the age of 12 are not allowed in pool unless accompanied by an adult at least 18 years of age or older. EXCEPTION: Notarized parental permission is submitted to lifeguard allowing designated 16-18 year old to accompany any child under age 12. • A child from 12-17 years of age does not have to have an adult accompany them to enter the pool. • An unsupervised child (Parent/adult is not present) from the age of 12 to 17 may only bring 2 guests to the pool per visit. • A family may bring 5 guests to the pool per visit. • All residents must have MPCA ID to enter the pool. A resident may not be a guest.

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The Dumpster at the rear of our parking lot on Cimarron Parkway is not for use by residents who want to get rid of their garbage or debris. This dumpster is for Association use only. We have a security camera on the premises, so if you’re guilty of throwing your trash in our dumpster, we probably have you on video tape.

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Take a look at the curb just outside your home? Is yours clean, pleasing to look at? Or is it cracked and missing a piece or two? Also, look at the curbs in your immediate neighborhood. Look around and see if we need to get those broken curbs fixed. We all appreciate seeing a clean appearance to Memorial Parkway, especially with trimmed bushes, new flowers planted and healthy trees, however, look down at the curbs. With the combination of age and weather, our streets and sidewalks move. While we have definitely noticed the dead trees from the 2011 drought, we need to look down to make sure our curbs look as good as the day we moved into our home. Remember, the curbs do a lot more for our appearance than just move water down the street. Take 10 minutes to note the intersection or home location that might need a curb repair, then call the County to have this put on the list of needed repairs. The number for Harris County the number is 281-463-8703. Together we can “fix our curb appeal.”

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We will start sending violation letters to everyone who needs to tend to their properties, whether it’s for lawn maintenance, dead trees, dead shrubs, over-grown foliage, etc. It’s important that you contact us immediately after you receive the letter to let us know your intent for taking care of the matter. If we don’t hear from you and have to send more notices, charges may be posted to your account per normal procedures. Please take advantage of the mild temperatures to tend to these landscaping chores.

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YARD AND LANDSCAPE ISSUES

Many of our residents have already received notices that they need to re-sod the bare spots in their yards. Now is the time to take care of this matter.

All sidewalks within Common Areas shall be maintained by the Association. All other sidewalks shall be maintained by the Owner of the Lot on which the sidewalk is situated. If any section of your sidewalk is uneven, which may cause someone to trip and hurt themselves, you are responsible for repairing or replacing that section of the sidewalk and liable for any injuries incurred. In some cases, a sunken section of a sidewalk may be caused by a water or sewer line leak. If you’re in doubt, you can call Precinct 3 at 281-4636300 and request that someone come to your home and check it out.

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Every resident must have a MPCA I.D. CARD to use the pools, clubhouse and tennis courts. Complete the I.D. Registration form in this newsletter and return it to the office at least 3 days before coming in to the office for pictures taken. If you are renting your home, please provide us evidence that you live in the subdivision, i.e. a water bill with your name on it, etc. ID’s are for residents only. Homeowners who do not live in Memorial Parkway are not eligible for a MPCA I.D. CARD. Once you have the card, turn it in to the office the following year for validation.

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Now is the perfect time to schedule your child’s back-to-school physical and make sure that immunizations are up to date. You’ll beat the rush and enjoy a fun day at the Houston Zoo. 3 Convenient Ways to Schedule Your Child’s Appointment 1 Call 713-442-KIDS (5437). Kelsey-Seybold’s appointment schedulers are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For added convenience, you can schedule an appointment on Saturday at our Katy Clinic. 2 Go to kelsey-seybold.com and select AppointmentsNOW. See available days and times and choose the one that’s most convenient for your family. 3 Open a MyKelseyOnline account for your child to directly schedule an appointment with a Kelsey-Seybold specialist in Pediatrics or Family Medicine.

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VEHICLE PARKING ON THE STREET

It is not a violation of our deed restrictions to park a vehicle on the street as long as it is not being stored, is fully operational and has current tags. However, the Transportation Code of Texas, Title 6, Chapter 545, Specializing in Section 302, states that Re-Roofing .a vehicle cannot park closer than 15 feet to a fire hydrant. .a vehicle cannot park closer than 20 feet to an intersection. “We work as unto the Lord” .a vehicle cannot park closer than 30 feet to a stop sign. RESIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL The Board has asked our Constables to take the appropriate action whenever there is a violation of the Transportation Code. The parking of vehicles on the street has become a big problem REMODELING in our neighborhood. School buses can’t pull close to the curb to • Kitchens • Bathrooms • Windows / Doors • Floors • Hardi Siding pick up and let off students. In some cases, emergency vehicles • Rooms Additions • Complete Renovations • Patio Covers may not be able to reach their destination if traffic flow is inhibited, especially when two cars are parked directly across from each other. Rob Geyer Plus, vehicles parked on the street are those that are vandalized the most. Visit our website Geyerremodel.com Some of the worst areas are the cul-de-sacs where it’s hard enough to back out of a driveway or navigate the circle even when there aren’t any vehicles parked on the street. OLUT BS Be considerate of your neighbors and don’t park your vehicle in front of their house or block their mailbox. Also, think of the neighbor across the street and park so that you’re not making it difficult for them to back out of their own driveway. O MFOR Includes all discounts & Promotions All of our homes have at least a two or three-car garage and room for License # TACLA1038C Must Present Coupon at time of Service several cars in the driveway. We respectfully request that you refrain from parking on the street.

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If you are having any problems with getting trash picked up or want to register a complaint, please call WCA at 281-368-8397 if you are a customer of Memorial MUD. If you are a customer of MUD 81, you may call Royale Disposal and Recycle at 713-526-1536.

TRASH CANS

The HOA has received complaints about trashcans being stored in front of the home, left at curbside, and not being stored out of sight. In the past, the deed restriction committee has not been writing letters to homeowners about proper storage of trashcans. Since this has become a problem in the neighborhood, we are now sending letters to homeowners if their trashcans are not properly stored out of sight. Trash cans should be placed at the curb until the night before or the morning of trash pickup and the cans should be stored away out of sight by the end of the day. If your trash cans are visible from the street on any other day, you will be in violation of the deed restriction.  Thanks to all of you who have started storing your trash receptacles out of public view. It really has made a big difference in the overall appearance of our neighborhood and we appreciate your cooperation.

STREET GUTTERS AND DRAINS

We ask that you keep the street area in front of your home clean, so that leaves, pine needles, grass clippings and dirt won’t accumulate in the gutters next to the curb and end up being washed into the drains causing them to back up and flood the streets. If you see

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someone putting grass clippings, oil or other debris down the drains, please contact the MUD District and the County at 281-463-6300. This includes lawn contractors that are blowing the leaves into the street instead of bagging them. Previously, we sent out over 100 notices asking that you keep the leaves, pine needles and acorns swept up so that they won’t get into the drains. Some of our residents felt that this was a waste of our time and were upset that we had written to them, stating that they were getting this waste from a neighbor up the street. On the other hand, most of our residents understood that backed-up drains would cause flooding on some of our streets and cleaned up their yards and streets regardless of where the debris came from. THANK YOU!

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2013 MAINTENANCE FEES

If your 2013 maintenance fees have not been paid, your account has either been turned over to our attorney for collection or we have filed a petition in Small Claims Court suing you for non-payment. In some cases, we may have to take both legal actions. The homeowner is responsible for all costs relating to our efforts in trying to collect monies due. You may pay by personal check, money order or cashier’s check sent to or dropped off, at the office located at 21600 Cimarron Parkway. We also accept American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa. For you convenience, you can pay on line by going to our webpage www.mphoa.org.

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MPCA would like to suggest that garage sales be conducted the first Friday and Saturday of each month. This will eliminate the many signs that are out each week and also makes for a stronger turn out. Most area communities only allow sales twice a year. Memorial Parkway could be known for its “Once a Month” garage sales. Do not attach your garage sale signs to the STOP signs, as it is against the law and the County can issue citations for this. If a sign is on a public right of way, like the esplanades), they may be subject to fines of $500-$1000 per occurrence per day. We also ask that you do not post your signs on the property of another resident. When your sale is over, please go back and pick up all of your signs.

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If you get a notice of violation and you feel it was sent to you in error, please call the office. Our staff will look at the picture taken of the violation and confirm whether the address is correct or not. Our inspectors make every effort to make sure they’ve got the right violation logged to the right address with the right picture to go along with it. But with 2,219 homes to inspect and over 25 miles of streets, they sometimes get it wrong. If that’s the case, we apologize for the mistake and will remove the violation from your record. If you want clarification on a deed restriction, you can read the complete document by going to our web page. It’s titled “Architectural Control Committee Guidelines.” The inspectors, MPCA Board and office staff are not in the business of harassing our residents, but are only trying to enforce the documents that all homeowners agreed to abide by when they purchased property in Memorial Parkway. Violations not resolved as of May 30, 2013 AC Units 2 Barbecue pit 2 Basketball equipment 1 Boarded windows 1 Dead trees 2 Dead trees/limbs 3 Debris 4 Dumpsters 2 Exterior Holiday 2 Exterior paint 7 Exterior repairs 4 Fence repair 5 Garage door repair 1 Garbage cans in view 80 Gate repair 1 Graffiti 1 Grass in concrete seams 2 Grass parking 7 Lawn Maintenance/Mowing 91 Lawn Maintenance/Re-sod 24 Leaves, pine needles, acorns 8 Mold/mildew 6 Rotten wood 4 Shrub/tree trimming 4 Signs 3 Storage - boats 3 Storage - campers 2 Storage - car 4 Storage - trailer 3 Storage - truck 2 Stored items 20 Tree stumps 7 Unapproved construction 2 Unfinished construction 1 Window treatment 4

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If you see one of our inspectors stopped in front of your home, please do not approach their vehicle to confront them. Their vehicles are identified with a MPCA sign on the car door that says deed restriction inspector. Some of our inspectors have been threatened and some have been followed. If they see you approach their vehicle, they have every right to drive off without talking to you. If you still have questions, call the office.

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Memorial Parkway Community Association has inspectors that drive through the neighborhood checking for violations of our deed restrictions. They are not permitted to get out of their cars and/or trespass on your property. They only take pictures of violations that can be seen from the street.

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ARCHITECTURAL CONTROL

All exterior changes to your property must be submitted to our committee for approval before you start any work. This includes, but is not limited to, painting, re-roofing, sheds, patio covers, fences, etc. All requests must be on our request form that can be found in this newsletter, online at our website www.mphoa.org or at the office. Please give as much detail as possible, so there is no delay in getting your request reviewed. Except for painting and re-roofing, it would be best to include a plat of your property that shows property lines and easements in relation to the location of your project. Approvals through May 2013 Exterior Paint 3 Siding 1 New Roof 1 Exterior Repairs 2 Replace Windows 2 New Fence 1

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Animals that are not properly restrained pose a threat to all our residents. While you may know your pet is friendly, an animal running at someone who is walking by is very scary for that person. Many children are afraid of animals and become frightened, which could result in the child getting hurt trying to avoid the animal. Harris County Animal Control advises, “All dogs and cats must be kept under restraint while in the unincorporated areas of Harris County, Texas. The custodian of a dog or cat is not authorized to have, harbor or keep any unlicensed dog or cat nor to allow any dog or cat to become a stray.”

While it may be nice to have your animal out in the yard while you work or play, it is against the law, unless the animal is properly restrained. Let’s all help keep our community a safe and comfortable place for all our residents by being responsible pet owners. This will not only protect anyone who may be walking or bicycling in the area, but also the pet owner who could be held legally responsible or possibly sued for failing to properly restrain their pet. Please remember that cats fall under the same laws as dogs and must be licensed and kept restrained when not on the premises of the owner. We’ve been told that spreading moth balls in flower beds might keep cats away.   To make a complaint or report an animal that is not properly restrained please contact: Harris County Precinct #5, Contract #87: 281-463-6666 Harris County Animal Control: 281-999-3191 Harris County Health Department, Rabies/Animal Control Section  2223 West Loop South, Houston, Texas 77027-3588 www.countypets.com

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PROCEDURE FOR REPORTING BARKING DOGS: 1. Contact your neighbor and work it out as good neighbors should. 2. In the event that #1 is not possible, contact the Constables at 281463-6666. It is our understanding that the Constables will investigate the barking dogs. In order to file a formal complaint you must be willing to give the officer your name, address and phone number for their records. PROCEDURE FOR REPORTING LOOSE DOGS, DOG BITES & LOST PETS: 1. Contact Harris County Animal Control at 281-999-3191 or 281999-3194. A recorded message will guide you through the system. When reporting a loose animal you will be asked to give your name and address, a description of the animal and the address of the animal’s owner (if known).

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If you have noticed a problem in the subdivision you think needs taking care of, please complete the resident comment form and turn it in to the office. The subdivision gets a drive through inspection twice a month. Some problems may not be noticed at that time. It is helpful if residents can inform the office in writing of such problems. Having complaints in writing is helpful, if the association has to take legal steps in enforcing deed restriction violations. Our subdivision was formed 35 years ago and we need to take steps to keep it looking nice so the value of homes will continue to increase.

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The Memorial Parkway Community Association welcomes input from our residents. If you wish to comment on any aspect of your neighborhood (positive or negative) you may use this form to do so. All comments to the MPCA office are strictly confidential.

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The Memorial Parkway Clubhouse located at 21600 Cimarron is available to non-profit adult and youth groups for meetings. The meeting times and days for adult and youth groups are from: 3:00 PM - 5:15 PM, 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM and 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday (some exceptions regarding times on Sunday). Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks prior to reservation date. For additional details, contact the MPCA office at 281-492-2949. All groups who wish to use the Clubhouse must be comprised of no less than 100% of Memorial Parkway residents.

The ACC is receiving record numbers of requests to make improvements or changes to the exterior of homes. We thank you for your cooperation in filling out the forms before starting any work. If you are planning to do any repairs, re-roofing, re-painting, additions, pools, storage sheds, fencing or patio covers please turn in a request form for approval. Forms can be found in the newsletter or online at our website WWW.MPHOA.ORG. You may also pick up a form from the office during office hours.

To report a burned out street light, you may contact CenterPoint Energy at 713-207-2222 or online at www.centerpointenergy.com/ outage. Please know the number that is on the pole and street address of the pole.

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The rental fee for using the clubhouse is $50. Have you always wanted to have a large party but didn’t have enough room in your home???? Rent the newly remodeled clubhouse with full kitchen. Guidelines for renting the clubhouse are as follows: 1. Must be resident of Memorial Parkway. 2. Valid MPCA I.D. card. 3. Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks in advance of use with money down and forms completed. 4. $275 damage deposit. 5. Available for use from 8:00 AM to 1:00 AM. 6. Pool and clubhouse cannot be rented at the same time. 7. Clubhouse holds maximum of 50 individuals, per fire code. 8. If alcohol is being served, a security guard may be required to be present. 9. The resident renting the facility will be held responsible for any damage

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Did you know that the West I-10 Fire Department is a department you can join? Members come from all walks of life and work together to serve their community. The West I-10 Fire Department is also committed to community involvement and as such would like all our citizens to know the best way to contact us. If you have an emergency, please dial 9-1-1, but if you have a question about the Department or would like to inquire about a public relations event, please dial 281-675-3639 or visit our website at www.westI-10fd.org.

LOCAL JAM SESSIONS

We encourage new musicians to join us at our local jam sessions of old time folk, bluegrass, country and Cajun music and for those who play guitar, dobro, mandolin and bass fiddle. We meet at a local Katy location (no smoking or drinking), every Friday (except first Friday of month) from 6:30 to 9:30 PM. No charge and non-profit. We play on acoustic stringed instruments only for mutual enjoyment (although the Public is allowed to visit and listen to the music). For more information, please call 281-693-0391.

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The University of Texas at Tyler will open the Houston Engineering Center in partnership with Houston Community College. Starting fall 2013, the center will be located at HCC’s Alief Campus, 2811 Hayes Road. UT Tyler will begin offering Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Bachelor Degrees and plans to develop a Civil Engineering program in the future. Visit hccs.edu/engineering or email futureengineers@hccs.edu

The University of Houston System (UHS) and Houston Community College Northwest (HCC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand higher education opportunities in the Katy/West Houston area. Through a partnership that includes using existing facilities at UHS at Cinco Ranch and HCC-Katy, the MOU will result in an increase of academic programs offered by UHS and HCC-Northwest in West Houston. Visit northwest.hccs.edu

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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 westhoustongsa@yahoo.com

BEAR CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH SPORTS

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Our address is 5901 N. Fry Rd. in Katy, Texas 77449. Registrations can be made online at www.bearcreekchurch.tv/sports (click on specific camp or sport registration) or in our Church Office, Monday through Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. On Fridays, the office is open 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM. For more information email linda.newhouse@bcstaff.org or call 281-859-9900.

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HOOPS CAMP 2013: Come join our Hoops Camp for ages 6-14, July 15th-18th. Our Hoops Camp is led by Jim Stephens, Basketball Coach at Cy-Falls High School in Cy-Fair School District. Choose from two sessions for the best time for you. The first session is from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and the second session is from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Cost of the Camp is $50, with a discount for the second child.

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MEN’S OUTWARD FLAG FOOTBALL: Come join men 18 yrs and older for our men’s Outward Flag Football league coming this fall. Practice/Games will be on Saturday afternoons around 2:00 PM. The league will have a tournament at the conclusion of the season. Evaluations for all players will be Tuesday and Thursday, September 10th and 12th from 6:00-7:00 PM and Saturday, September 14th from 11:00 AM-12:00 PM. These will take place on the fields behind the church. Cost for the league will be $35 per player covering cost of officials and jersey. First games will be October 12th and season concludes on November 9th with tournament. For more information call 281-859-9900 and ask for Scott Denton or David Rutherford or email us at Scott.denton@bcstaff.org or David.rutherford@bcstaff.org.

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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 tjohnson@albionhurricanes.org or call 281-8566279 or email mhorton@albionhurricanes.org or call 713-818-0181 Register online at www.albionhurricanes.org July 22nd - July 26th: Reading FC Camp/Start of Regional and National League Team Training July 29th: Start of Central and West Team Training 2013 CAMP & EVENT DATES June 17-21:AHFC Canes Skills & Drills Soccer Camp (10-16) - Katy Park June 17-21: AHFC Canes Fundamental Camp (5-9) - Katy Park July 15-19: AHFC Canes Skills & Drills Soccer Camp (10-16) - Katy Park July 15-19, : AHFC Canes Fundamental Camp (5-9) - Katy Park July 15-19: AHFC Duchesne Skills & Drills Soccer Camp (10-16) July 15-19: AHFC Duchesne Fundamental Camp (5-9)

KATY YMCA

Katy YMCA Summer Program Registration is still in progress. Contact the Y for details at 281-392-5055 or check out our website: ymcahouston.org/katy. SUMMER DAY CAMP: Ages 6-15. No one does camp like the Y! Held at YMCA’s amazing Camp Cinco, behind Creech Elementary, there are still openings for mid-summer sessions. Drop off as early as 7 AM, pick up as late as 6:30 PM. Swimming, field trips, old fashioned camp experience! SWIM LESSONS: The Y has been teaching swim lessons for over 100 years! All ages and ability levels welcome. Morning, evening, group and private sessions available. Summer sessions are filling quickly. SUMMER SPORTS CAMPS FOR YOUTH AND TEENS: Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Football, Tennis, Volleyball and Club Volleyball camps are offered for ages 6-14. Offered 9 AM-11 AM various weeks throughout the summer. MELVIN ADAMS BASKETBALL CAMPS: Back by popular demand! Former Harlem Globetrotter Melvin Adams will be at the Katy YMCA teaching his inspirational camp to girls and boys ages 6-14. This camp has been a huge hit with both participants and parents the past 5 years! July 15th-19th. Don’t miss out on this dynamic camp experience! SUMMER SPECIALTY CAMPS: Let your child choose a camp that caters to their specific interest such as cheer, jump rope, Hip Hop/ Jazz or Tae Kwon Do! Come have a blast at these 2-hour camps. BEFORE AND/OR AFTER SCHOOL CHILD CARE 2013-2014 REGISTRATION: Child Care provided at most Katy ISD elementary schools until 6:30 PM. Some schools offer both before and after school care. Please call for specific school offerings and prices.

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NETBALL CLUBS

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 education@netballamerica.com or call 832-790 3772.

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 yellowrosederbygirls@ yahoo.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.

KATY VALKYRIES HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS LACROSSE

The Katy Valkyries is a varsity team competing in the Texas Girls High School Lacrosse League and accepts players from all KISD high schools. Lacrosse experience is not necessary to join the team - we will teach you the skills and game strategy. Please see our new website at: www.katyvalkyries.org for additional information.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Looking for as many ladies as possible to play. Ages 16+. Contact Krystal Horn for more information at katybball@yahoo.com

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.

VOLLEYBALL

Please contact Dean at volleyballkaty@yahoo.com 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 Houston Metro Go Texan Committee Katy Subcommittee of the Houston Livestock Show and RodeoTM will host a Casino Night at 7:00 PM, July 27, 2013 at the Mason Creek Community Center. Gaming tables will include blackjack, craps, roulette and Texas Holdem tables. Music will be quietly playing throughout the evening. A pasta dinner will be served from 7:30 to 8:30 PM. The silent auction will begin at 7 PM and closing at 10:30 PM. Door prized will be given out shortly after all chips have been counted and tickets distributed to players. Wine, beer and setups will be available for purchase at the facility. Tickets are available for $50 each and all proceeds benefit the 2014 Show. Ticket price includes $2,500 in chips for gaming tables, pasta dinner and door prize entry. Additional chips, reserved seating for Texas Hold-em tables and reserved seating at dinner tables may be purchases at an additional cost. In 2012, $256,000 in scholarships was awarded to Katy ISD high school students. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact event coordinator Terry Heiner at 713-203-3399 or co-coordinator Deanne Ahre at 281-979-5791 or email at KatyMetro@yahoo.com. The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo runs Tuesday, March 4 through Sunday, March 23, 2014. The Show is a Section 501(c) (3) charitable event, committed to benefiting youth, supporting education, and facilitating better agricultural practices through exhibitions and presentation. Since its beginning in 1932, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has contributed more than $330 million to scholarships, research, endowments, calf scramble participants, junior show exhibitors, School Art participants and other educational and youth programs.

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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 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

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TRINTY BAPTIST CHURCH VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL COLOSSAL COASTER WORLD: FACING FEAR, TRUSTING GOD Completed K-6th grade July 8th-12th, 9 AM-12 NOON 10000 Spring Green Blvd (corner of Spring Green and Fry) 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.

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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.

Theater/Fine 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

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Papatango New Writing Competition (in partnership with London’s Finborough 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 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 - info@ mildredsumbrella.com or 832-463-0409.

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Before/After School Counselors. Responsible adults needed to supervise children in local Katy ISD elementary child care sites either before school, after school or both. High School Diploma or GED required. Must love working with children and embody the 5 core values of the YMCA - Faith, Honesty, Caring, Responsibility and Respect. Part-Time. Shifts available Monday - Friday: 6:30 - 8:30 AM and/or 2:30 6:30 PM. Submit applications to Sherry Hubbard, sherryh@ymcahouston.org. Paralegal - Travers & Travers, Katy, TX is looking for a paralegal with experience in family law. The ideal candidate should be experienced in WordPerfect, Abacus, ProDoc, Word, Excel and possess excellent organizational skills with the ability to multitask. Please send resume along with salary requirement to firm@katylawyer.com. 

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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.

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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.

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Plumbers or Apprentices for repair and a Receptionist needed. Bilingual preferred. Please call 281-256-2239.

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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. 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 assistdds@hotmail.com. 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 info@discovery-schoolhouse.com. 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. 281861-0394. 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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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.

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