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September 2013


Sheffield is planning its first National Night Out get together, Tuesday, October 1, 2013, tentatively from 5 PM through 8 PM, at the neighborhood pool. Please come out with your family to have hot dogs, chips and drinks, meet your Sheffield HOA Board members, neighbors and possibly a deputy from the Sheriff’s Department. A flyer will be distributed closer to the event with firm details. National Night Out began in 1984 as an effort to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, policecommunity relationships and neighborhood friendship.


Just a reminder, the Sheffield annual HOA meeting will be held in late September. All Sheffield homeowners are encouraged to attend. Accomplishments during the past year, discussion of the annual budget and election of Board members will take place at the meeting. Two (2) Board member positions will be up for election. If you are interested in running for the Board, please contact Lisa Walker with Crest Management at 281-945-4628. Each homeowner will receive a meeting notice and proxy ballot in the mail approximately two weeks before the meeting. We look forward to seeing you there.


Placing garage sale signs in the flower and shrub beds within the neighborhood is not permitted. Such signs found in the flower and shrub beds will be removed immediately and placed in the trash.


If you are interested in receiving Board meeting email notifications, please go to the Crest website at and go to communities, then scroll down to Sheffield and there you will find a place to sign up with your email address and if you scroll to the bottom, you can obtain community information, legal documents or applications as well.


Please note that Sheffield garbage pickup is twice weekly, on Tuesday and Friday (heavy trash day). Please DO NOT put your trash out at the curb until the night before pickup (Monday and Thursday). Tree trimmings should be in three-foot lengths and tied together if possible. Items such as televisions and computer monitors should not be put in the trash, but instead taken to a recycling center

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Just a reminder, if you see trash in the neighborhood, please be a good neighbor and pick it up and dispose of it properly. Otherwise, then trash will either end up in someone’s shrubbery or trees or else get washed down the storm sewers, contributing to mosquito breeding and backing up of the storm drains in times of heavy rains. Thanks to those of you who regularly pick up other people’s litter.


Please remember that you are not allowed by law to let your dogs and cats run loose in the neighborhood. If caught, you may receive a ticket in the amount of up to $500 for such a violation (we have had residents receive such a ticket). If you see loose pets you can contact Harris County Animal Control. A number of Sheffield residents either walk their dogs or let their cats run loose. It is a violation of deed restrictions to let your pet leave their poop on another resident’s lawn or the common grounds (they belong to all of Sheffield’s residents). If your pet does have to go to the bathroom, please be courteous and carry a plastic bag (store bags or the newspaper delivery bag are great for this), pick up the pile by placing your hand inside the bag, grab the pile through the bag, tie the bag up and throw it in the garbage. Leaving your pet waste around encourages the possible spread of pet disease, such as Parvo, which can be life threatening, or parasites. A number of complaints have been made about stray cats roaming the neighborhood. To report stray or unconfined animals call 281-999-3191, Monday thru Friday during the hours of 9:00 AM until 6:00 PM.


Remember, if you see suspicious activity in or around Sheffield, please immediately call the Harris County Sheriff’s Department at 713-221-6000. Also, let Lisa at Crest Management know at 281-579-0761, ext. 628.


If you have a matter you would like to discuss with Crest, Lisa Walker is our representative and can be reached at 281-5790761, ext. 628 or by email at lisa.walker@crest-management. com. If you wish to meet with Lisa, please call Crest and make an appointment to ensure they are available to assist you.


It is a violation of our deed restrictions to park a trailer, mobile home, RV, boat, 18-wheeler tractor/trailer or camper in your driveway. You can park these on your property only if they are completely out of sight (in the garage, in the back yard

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behind the house). If you cannot meet these rules, it must be stored offsite (out of the neighborhood). If you have questions on this, please call the Property Manager, Lisa Walker, at 281-579-0761, ext. 628 or via email at Thank you for your cooperation.


Please request the ACC application for your home improvement or modification. Please include all the necessary forms, photo, paint samples, solar screen samples, drawings, brochure, lot survey and your signature for us to complete your request in a timely manner. If these items are not submitted with your application, your request is denied. A LOT SURVEY IS AN ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING OF YOUR PROPERTY SHOWING YOUR HOME, EASEMENTS AND BUILDING LINES. A COPY CAME WITH YOUR CLOSING PAPERS. You will be notified by letter after the committee has made a decision. They have 30 days to review and respond to your application. If you have any questions regarding your forms, please contact Crest Management.


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Time now to make plans for fall landscaping projects. • Clean up flowerbeds of fallen foliage, yellowed leaves and dead wood. Light green leaves may signify lack of iron (chlorosis). Correct with iron cheleates. • Cut off old dead foliage on irises. Scratch in a little bone meal around the roots. • Prune roses to reshape and groom plants for fall growth. Follow up with a dose of fertilizer the first week of September. • Plants come out of summer rest and go crazy. Insect populations explode as we get into cooler temperatures. Diseases that have been dormant wake up. - Citrus, croton, avocado and mango are susceptible to spider mites and thrips. Discourage them with a strong jet of water from a hose directed to the undersides of the leaves. - Hibiscus, citrus, palms, gardenia and ixora are susceptible to scale and mealybug. • Winter vegetable gardens and perennials get planted. • Wait until November to plant petunias and pansies. • Fire ants baits should be put out in September-October to lessen the number of eggs that make it to Spring. • St. Augustine grass gets its fall fertilizer during September. Continue to mow at maximum height. You want to leave a lot of leaf surface to produce carbohydrate reserves for the winter. • Keep an eye out for sod webworms. First sign of them is grass that appears to stop growing. You need to get them early for biological controls to work. When the caterpillars are only 1/4 inch, Bacillus thuringiensis applications can slow them. Bt is a bacteria that works on the caterpillars’ digestive systems and makes them stop feeding. Do the application late in the day. The larvae feed at night and you want them to get nice fresh Bt. • When the heat and drought end, the weather could bring brown patch disease in the St. Augustine grass. Watch for yellowish spots if the nights drop into the 60’s and days stay in the 80’s. • Get any pruning of hedges and such done now. You want the flush of new growth to be hardened-off before the end of October. Tree pruning should be put off until winter, when the trees are dormant. • Pre-emerge herbicide applications targeting annual bluegrass and the earlier-germinating winter broadleaf weeds needed to be put out starting in mid-August.



Each year, from September 15th to October 15th, the United States celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month to recognize the economic, cultural and social contributions of the more than 44.3 million Latinos residing in the U.S. The dates of Hispanic Heritage Month were selected to include the Independence Day celebrations of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico and Chile and to incorporate October 12th, Día de la Raza, a holiday celebrated throughout Latin America to observe the colonization, exploration and multicultural heritage of the Americas. How to celebrate: • Visit a museum or gallery that has a Hispanic Heritage Monthrelated exhibit. You might learn about Hispanic artists, musicians or scientists who contributed to Hispanic culture around the world. • Go to your neighborhood bookstore or library to hear a lecture about Hispanic history. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by learning about any one of the 21 countries represented by Hispanic society. • Attend a Hispanic dance performance or a Latin music concert. Take in the rhythm of the music or watch dancers move to the Latin beat. Or take dance lessons yourself, such as a salsa-dancing lesson. Ask ahead to find out whether or not you will need a partner for the class. • Watch a film in Spanish (with or without subtitles), see a play or musical related to a Hispanic tradition or see a performance put on by Hispanic Americans. If you don’t speak Spanish, learning a few words could open up a whole new world to you. • Volunteer for a Hispanic-related club such as a Mexican cooking club, Spanish literature group or Puerto Rican singles club. Begin writing for a publication written in Spanish or teach ESL. Whatever you choose, get involved in your community as a way to celebrate Hispanic heritage.

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Harris County Commissioners Court voted unanimously this morning to give Harris County voters the opportunity to decide the fate of the Harris County Domed Stadium, the world-famous Astrodome, owned by county taxpayers. The court’s decision means voters will decide on November 5th whether to allow the county to issue up to $217 million in bonds to finance the redesign and redevelopment of the former stadium, which has remained empty and largely unused since 2009. The exact amount of bonds to be issued and the amount of the required property tax increase to pay off those bonds has not yet been determined, but would be part of the ballot language presented to voters. “One of the most frequent questions I have heard in my six and a half years as county judge has been ‘What are we going to do with the Astrodome’,” Emmett said. “Now the voters will finally get to decide.” After a lengthy multi-year process in which the county unsuccessfully sought private proposals with funding for the Astrodome, the Harris County Sports and Convention Corporation unveiled a proposal in June called “The New Dome Experience.” The plan calls for converting the Astrodome to a modern multipurpose venue with open space that could play host to a multitude of sports, exhibitions and community events, including activities of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. If approved by voters in November, the repurposing of the Astrodome would take approximately 30 months, allowing it to play a key role in the hosting of Super Bowl LI in February 2017.

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This day has a threefold purpose: • To honor grandparents • To give grandparents an opportunity to show love for their children’s children. • To help children become aware of the strength, information and guidance older people can offer. The impetus for a National Grandparents Day originated with Marian McQuade, a housewife in Fayette County, West Virginia. Her primary motivation was to champion the cause of lonely elderly in nursing homes. She also hoped to persuade grandchildren to tap the wisdom and heritage their grandparents could provide. President Jimmy Carter, in 1978, proclaimed that National Grandparents Day would be celebrated every year on the first Sunday after Labor Day. As Grandparents Day approaches, help children and/or grandchildren to identify and date all photos in old family albums. Many happy memories can be derived from this. Everyone is a grandchild and can be involved in the observance of this day - a time to discover one’s roots and learn patience, understanding and appreciation for the elderly. Many times, only grandparents have answers to questions about family histories. When this information is passed down to the grandchildren, everyone can be assured of his heritage being preserved. Most important, Grandparents Day can signify a loving spirit that lives within us throughout the year, a spirit of love and respect for our elders. Grandparents Day is the perfect time to enhance communication between the generations. There are many, many elderly who are not fortunate enough to have family nearby. The need is increasing every day to fill the void of their loneliness. In every neighborhood, there are elderly who would love an opportunity to be a Foster Grandparent. Parents, churches, schools and senior organizations, help children to adopt a grandparent! Source:

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Submitted by: Cheryl Borbey Are you doing your best to save for your future? It can be very challenging to begin a savings program. After necessities such as food, clothing and housing, there can be little left to put aside for future goals. Unfortunately, failing to save could mean the difference between enjoying a comfortable retirement and giving up some basic needs. Often it is a matter of making the decision to begin saving now in order to buy a new home or car later. The goals you set are important to you. Making changes to prepare for those goals can make a difference. • Don’t splurge with your tax refund. Instead of spending your refund, use it wisely by paying down debt, funding an individual retirement account or saving it for future financial goals. • Take full advantage of your employer’s retirement contributions. Your employer may match a percentage of the contributions you make to your retirement savings plan. It’s a good idea to do what it takes to get the matching limit. It’s free money that can really help your bottom line during retirement. • Start small and stay steady. The first word is the most important start. You should begin as early as possible to get the most out of your savings plan. • Pay yourself first. Think of your savings or investments as a bill you must pay on a regular basis, much the same as a car or mortgage payment. Be disciplined and make the payments according to a set schedule. For better results, establish an automatic monthly deduction from your paycheck or checking account to fund an investment or savings account. • Create separate pots of savings for upcoming life stages. Retirement may be an important goal for which to begin saving, but other goals or events need as much or more preparation. Don’t short-change


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If you are between 12 and 18 and would like to be added to the teenage job seeker’s list, please fill out the form in the newsletter with your name, age, birthdate (mon. & yr.), phone number, (one only) year you will graduate (or grade presently in) and the name of your subdivision. Check the list of jobs you want on your form. Email to (preferred) or mail to Krenek Printing, 7102 Glen Chase Ct., Houston, TX 77095. Must have parent(s) permission. DISCLAIMER Neither the subdivision, nor Krenek Printing is responsible for those listed on the Teenage Job Seeker List. Please ask for and check out references if you do not personally know those listed. This is just a list of teenagers from the subdivision who wish to find part time jobs. Responsibility for any work done by these teenagers is between those seeking helpers and the teens and their parents.

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Everyone who remembers their own education remembers teachers, not methods and techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system. Join us to celebrate some of the district’s best. With the help of the Cy-Fair community, “Salute to the Stars” has raised over $1.7 million for scholarship funds for graduating seniors seeking education beyond high school and by funding staff development grants to the district since it’s inception in 1998. Please help us in our efforts to improve the future for our dedicated youth. Event Info October 17, 2013 • Doors open 6:30 PM Rechard E. Berry Educational Support Center Event Underwriter, Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital; Superintendent Table Sponsor, Bay - IBI Group Architects; Red Carpet Premiere Sponsor, Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union; Teacher Appreciation Sponsor, Methodist Willowbrook Hospital. Salute to the Stars Sponsor Event Form: http://library. Salute+Flyer+Sponsor+Commitment+Form+2013.pdf


New GreatNonprofits Award is Based on Positive Online Reviews The Cy-Fair Educational Foundation announced that it has been honored with a prestigious 2013 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. “We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2013 Nonprofit,” says Marie Holmes, Executive Director, Cy-Fair Educational Foundation. We are proud of our accomplishments, we have awarded over 5 million dollars in student scholarships since inception. The Top-Rated Nonprofit award was based on the large number of positive reviews that the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation received - reviews written by volunteers, donors, trustees and scholarship recipients. People posted their personal experience with the nonprofit. For example, one person wrote, “This foundation has given me a chance to fulfill my dreams of going to college.” While the Top-Rated Awards run through the end of October, the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation was part of the inaugural group to qualify for the year. “Savvy donors want to see the impact of their donations more than ever,” said Perla Ni, CEO of GreatNonprofits, “People with direct experience with the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation have voted that the organization is making a real difference.”

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Being on the Top-Rated list gives donors and volunteers more confidence that this is a credible organization. The reviews by volunteers, clients and other donors show the on-the-ground results of this nonprofit. This award is a form of recognition by the community. Our Vision: The Foundation provides college financial support to capable and motivated CFISD student leaders with significant financial need. Our Trustees are passionate community and business leaders committed to raising funds for student scholarships and staff development grants. The Foundation and its Trustees work closely with CFISD and the Lone Star College Cy-Fair to impact quality of life in our community and improve access to college. About GreatNonprofits: GreatNonprofits is the leading site for donors and volunteers to find reviews and ratings of nonprofits. Reviews on the site influence 30 million donation decisions a year.


VIPS is an acronym for Volunteers in Public Schools. VIPS in CyFair ISD center the attention of their service on supporting students and staff and making a significant contribution to the education of children. Our volunteers give freely of their time and resources and impact the academic and personal development of Cy-Fair ISD students. If you are interested in being involved in Cy-Fair schools as a volunteer, please contact Pam Scott, Partners in Education Director at 281-894-3950.


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The Bailadoras would like to welcome their new Assistant Director, Lindsey Brown. Lindsey is a former Langham Creek High School graduate and a Bailadora alumni. She attended Texas A&M University and graduated in May of 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Education and minor in History. After graduation, she taught second grade at Yeager Elementary and this year she will be teaching World Geography at Langham. We are very excited for her to start this journey and share her passion for dancing with the Bailadoras!


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The Langham Creek Bailadora Officers attended the 2013 Crowd Pleasers Officer Camp June 14th -17th in downtown Houston. The officers took home the top honors of the camp taking 1st place overall, with over 45 teams in attendance. The officers won 1 of 5 awards given for Best Home Routine performing their 2013 - 2014 officer jazz contest routine “Devil’s Inside.” The officers were required to perform a Camp Routine, a Chosen Routine and a Choreography project all within three days and prepare the routines for competition within a 24 hour turn around. Great job ladies!

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The Annual Langham Creek Bailadora Dance Clinic will be held Saturday, September 21st at Langham Creek High School from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM. The National Award Winning Bailadora Drill Team will share their dance talent with girls and boys in the community. Participants from ages 3 to High School get a chance to learn a dance and to perform that dance at the Dance to Your Own Beat Finale at 1:00 PM. Registration is $40 and includes a T-Shirt. An optional Chick-Fil-A lunch is also available for $6. Visit for registration forms.


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These two squads completed an intense three days of camp to kick off the new season. The following were named All American Cheerleaders: Tarah Aliceaacosta, Madison Coburn, Alexia Demarchos, Ashley McAbee, Cheryl Montgomery, Ariana Slobodzian and Kassidy Suchon. Congratulations to all! Go Lobos and GOOD LUCK this season!



We are excited to introduce the Langham Creek Cheerleaders for 2013 - 2014. The Varsity Captain is Kassidy Suchon and CoCaptain is Ashley McAbee. The Varsity squad is Tarah Aliceaacosta, Madison Coburn, Lucy Connelly, Emilie Dangel, Sidnie Dangel, Alexia Demarchos, Danielle Garcia, Ashley Garza, Taylor Johnson, Tia McWilliams, Nelly Mendoza, Cheryl Montgomery, Ellen Seidel and Ariana Slobodzian. Varsity mascot is Josh Attra.

The Lobo Cheerleaders will be hosting their annual Cheer Clinic on Saturday, October 5th from 9 AM -12:30 PM at Langham Creek HS. All boys and girls ages 4 thru high school are welcome to attend! They will all have a picture taken with the mascot and get instruction on jumps, cheer, tumbling and dance. Everyone will enjoy a snack and take home a megaphone & certificate of completion. All participants are invited to perform on the field during the first half of the LCHS football game on Thursday, October 10th at 7:00 PM. At the clinic, raffle tickets can be purchased for $1 each or 6 for $5 to win exciting goodies! Pre-registration is going on now, $30 or $35 to include t-shirt ($35/$40 at the door). Please send your registration soon! We must receive by Friday, September 27th to ensure enough shirts are ordered. Please make checks payable to Langham Creek Cheerleader Booster Club. Mailing address: LCHS Cheer BC, 17610 FM 529, Houston, TX 77095.

The Junior Varsity squad is Kayla Bond, Raven Boxie, Jesselyn Flores, Nysha Hill, Danielle Johnson, Jo Keith, Kiana Lewis, Maryn McGuire, Cynthia Murillo, Julia Riley and Taylor Talbot. JV mascot is Maggie Martin.


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The Northwest Flyers Track Club Youth Cross-Country Team kicks off the fall season with registration and an orientation for parents and athletes on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 6:00 PM (location to be announced). The first practice will be held at the Cypress Creek YMCA on Thursday, September 12, 2013. The Northwest Flyers Track Club is a member program of USA Track and Field (USATF), the national governing body for track and cross country. The club is in its 26th year in the northwest Houston area. Ages 6 - 18 may participate in the team and both beginners and experienced runners are welcome. Contact Coach Eric Wentworth at emw1105@gmail. com, 281-961-6603 and/or Coach Donnell Carter at dcarterpfs@msn. com, 281-467-4727, for more information. Visit www.northwestflyers. org to get updates and learn more about the team.


Our address is 5901 N. Fry Rd. in Katy, Texas 77449. Registrations can be made online at (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@ or call 281-859-9900. 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 or


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Registration is open for fall Flag Football, Basketball, Soccer and T-Ball/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. or call 281-398-PLAY (7529).


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

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Leaders from all around Copper Creek Meadows got a chance to meet each other at an event on August 18th. Copper Creek Meadows includes the former Bear Creek, Bluebonnet Meadows and Copper Corners service units, so we cover a wide area up and down Hwy 6. We are all looking forward to the new year of Girl Scouting and it was a great chance to get acquainted and make some plans for the 2013-2014 year! To quote from the Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council website, “Girl Scout programs are adapted to meet the developmental, educational, emotional and social needs of girls at five age levels.” Girls may become Girl Scouts at any age level and no previous Scouting experience is required.



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Rally Days (when we recruit new leaders and form new troops) will be scheduled soon, so be on the lookout for more information! Don’t forget that many of our most exciting opportunities are available to older girls. Wider Opportunities, Council trips and special interest groups (backpacking, archery, Green Starlettes and more) are activities in which our Cadettes, Seniors and Ambassadors participate. There will be a special event for Cadettes and Seniors November 1st-3rd at Camp Casa Mare, “It’s Your Story, Tell It!” This will be a fun filled weekend exploring the Media and Mission Sisterhood Journeys. For more information or if you would like to be part of the Girl Planning Board for this event, please see the September/October issue of the Golden Link. You may also contact Liz Alton ( or phone her at 712-292-0269.

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We are so excited to let you know that the Hummingbird Way Service Unit and Red Fern Service Unit have merged to form the Firefly Trails Community! Our Community Team is busy planning many Girl Scout Sign-Up Events, known as Rallies, as well as Community activities including Skate Night, Daisy Day, Brownie Day, Junior Jam, World Thinking Day, STRIDERs and more! Look for our recent awards and summer events news next month.

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

Lucas Bargar (standing), with Ryan Jaw and Dylan Bright, Troop 1296 scouts, assist a prospective donor.


Boy Scout Troop 10 meets every Tuesday night during the school year at the West Houston Church of Christ on West Road and Queenston. Our meetings begin at 7 PM. We spend our time working on merit badges, planning for our monthly camp outs and having fun!! Now is the perfect time to join us and get started on this fabulous journey! If you have a son in the 6th grade or higher that would like to join in the fun and adventure please contact us. Our Scout Master is Michael Widaski and his number is 713-376 5166. You can also contact our Committee Chairperson, Regan Armstrong, at 832-725-7208 or check our website at


The National Marrow Donor Program received the support of Eagle scout candidate Lucas Bargar in a recent bone marrow registry drive, located at Langham Creek YMCA. Organizing the training of Troop 1296 adults and scouts, Lucas co-ordinated with bone marrow registry “Be the Match” to advertise the program and sign up potential donors during this local registry drive. His hard work and enthusiasm paid off, with almost one hundred potential donors being identified during the course of the project, each having the potential to save a life!


Grant Pifer from Troop 1102 has set a goal to collect 8,500 pounds of dry Dog and Cat food to benefit the AniMeals on Wheels for his Eagle Scout Project. This program compliments the Seniors Meals on Wheel program supported by Interfaith Ministries. The collection date is Saturday, September 7th from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM at the Hunters Park Community Center in the Bear Creek Subdivision. If you would like to donate or miss the collection date, pickup can be arranged by texting 713-858-3001.



Cub Scouts is a fun way to teach boys about character, respect, responsibility and many other traits. Pack 164 is a Christian, home school Cub Scout Pack that services the Greater West Houston/Katy area. Pack 164 promotes service to God, to country and to others. If you are interested and your son is in 1st through 5th grade, please contact James Knox at

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Troop 1296 Eagle scout candidate Andrew Zarker, planned the conservation project, in association with Kleb Wood Nature Center director Mr. Fred Collins. As part of his Eagle project, he led the effort to organise the Troop participation in the removal of the invasive tree species Chinese Tallow from an ephemeral wetland. This is a valued marsh habitat that would be lost without intervention. The clearance of the tallow trees involved the majority of the Troop membership, scouts and family members, who removed the unwanted trees prior to Spring migration and nesting time for the marsh inhabitants. This large scale conservation effort earned the Troop the Hornaday Unit Award. The BSA National Council describes the Hornaday Award as being “equivalent to an Olympic medal bestowed by the earth” and the awards program emphasis is designed to incorporate an awareness and understanding of conservation. Andrew designed a sign, which is to be erected near the marsh, to educate Nature Center visitors about the marsh habitat and the invasive species removal.



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If you are interested in joining Boy Scouts, please call Troop 1296 Committee Chair, Mr. David Covington, at 281-855-2239. Boy Scout Troop 1296 meets weekly on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 PM during the school year. Meetings include activities, skill sessions and planning for our monthly camp outs. Come join the fun!



Cub Scout Pack 1445 is chartered by the Lowery PTO and has monthly Pack meetings at Lowery Elementary. Scouting is a great opportunity for boys to learn new skills and valuable lessons while spending time doing fun activities with their friends and family. The summer started off as an action-packed and adventurous time for the organization. At our Bridging Ceremony on June 2nd, we promoted Tiger Cubs to Wolves, Wolves to Bears and Bears to Webelos and wrapped up an extremely successful year for Pack 1445. Next, we had 12 Scouts attend the District Day Camp, earning numerous achievements towards their new rank and learning a variety of skills. The Scouts had a great time with activities like Archery and BB gun shooting, soccer and Ultimate Frisbee and working on craftsman activities including building a TV tray table. On the 4th of July, several of our Scouts participated in the Southdown parade and one of our leaders acted as the flag bearer. The boys had a terrific time! We have many exciting events and outings planned for the upcoming year. If you are interested in joining Pack 1445, our Fall Rally Night will be September 10th in the Lowery Cafeteria at 7:00 PM. We look forward to seeing you there!


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3055 Bear Creek Drive, Houston, TX 77084 • 281-859-1566 Please call for more information or to register for any of these classes ASAP. All classes are FREE OF CHARGE and are suited for adults, unless otherwise noted and are open to the public. ONGOING SENIOR DAY - Every Wed. at BCCC, join seniors for a day of fun and games. Bridge, Canasta, Pinochle and 42 are played starting at 9:00 AM. We also have afternoon bridge at 12:00 PM. WALKERCISE - BCCC offers walkercise every day at 8:00 AM. This is an indoor class that’s equivalent to a two-mile walk. Classes are free. NEEDLEWORK GROUP - The ladies of the BCCC Needlework Group are looking for new members. If you enjoy embroidery, crossstitch or creative sewing, please join us Tues. mornings at 10:00 AM. FUN TIME ART GROUP - Every Thurs. morning from 9:00 AM to noon, would like to extend an invitation to adults to visit and join this no fee art group. Painting is in all mediums of your choice and help is available from all members. Come have fun together! Call for more information. VEGETARIAN COOKING - BCCC is offering a Vegetarian Cooking Class featuring Indian cuisine Mon., Sept. 10th at 10:00 AM. Call to join the fun. CHAIR YOGA - Seniors or anyone with mobility or balance limitations may appreciate the benefits of Chair Yoga. Chair Yoga involves performing specific yoga poses while using the support of a chair. Consult your doctor if you have any medical concerns that may affect your ability to perform Chair Yoga. Class begins Tues., Sept. 3rd at 1:00 PM. Call to register. GETTING RID OF BUSINESSES THAT ATTRACT CRIME - Come join attorney Melissa Spinks from the Harris Co. Attorney’s office as she speaks about what you can do to get rid of those unwanted businesses. Class is Thurs., Sept. 5th at 10:00 AM. Call to register. MEMORY AND AGING - In this presentation by Theresa Johnson, you will learn the stages by which the brain learns to store information and how to retain that information as we get older. Call to register. BEAR CREEK GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY & LIBRARY INC. - Welcomes all genealogical researchers, novice to expert, to join us. Meetings: second Thursday of each month, September through May, from 1:00 - 3:00 PM. Casual attire. Genealogical research trips, speakers, workshops, special events and genealogy Library. More info: Gary at 281-398-0333, email: or Alan at 281-579-0480, email AARP DRIVERS SAFETY COURSE - BCCC will have an AARP representative on Wed., Sept. 11th, from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM, conduct the Drivers Safety Course which can assist you to receive a discount on your auto insurance. Please sign up at BCCC to register. MEDICARE FRAUD - Dick McGaughy from BBB/Senior Medicare Patrol will be at BCCC Wed., Sept. 25th at 1:00 PM to explain how you can help prevent Medicare fraud and the signs to watch for. Call to attend this information class. MINIMIZING FALLS - Among the elderly, falls are the leading cause of injury resulting in death, the most common cause of nonfatal injuries and hospitalization for trauma. Learn how to understand and modify risk factors for falls and how to prevent them from happening. Call BCCC to register. BELLY DANCE LESSONS - Join instructor Judy Price for nine weeks of Belly Dance lessons. Belly Dancing is not only fun, but a great way to burn some extra calories. Class is free, but please call to register. BREAST CANCER AWARENESS - Come and learn the different types of Breast Cancers and the treatments as we go into National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. You will learn what fact from fiction concerning Mammograms, your options and what the next step should be. Knowledge is power, so schedule your next appointment with your doctor. Call to register. HUMAN TRAFFICKING - It is sad but true: here in this country, people are being bought and sold like modern day slaves. Harris Co. is working hard to stop human trafficking, not only because of the toll on the person and their family, but the movement on illegal immigrants and to stop providing income for organized crime and terrorists. Join Harris Co. Attorney Jorey Herrscher to find out what Harris Co. is doing to stop this horrible crime. Call to register.


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September 2013



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Bear Creek Animal Clinic Pet Wellness Fair Saturday, September 21st, (8am-11:30am) Ask about Senior and Dental Days

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16719 Clay Road, Houston, TX 77084, 281-550-0885 Our hours are: Monday - 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Tuesday/Thursday - 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Wednesday -10:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Friday - 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Saturday - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Sunday Closed. Closed Monday, September 2nd for Labor Day. Adults • THE BEAR CREEK BOOK CLUB - First Wednesday, 7:00 PM. Join the Bear Creek Book Club. • NEW VOLUNTEER ORIENTATIONS - Monday, September 9th, 6:30 PM. Interested in volunteering at the library? We have periodic orientation sessions to introduce you to our library and what kinds of work you could do. Applications are available at the Information Desks (must be signed by guardian if volunteer is under 18). Volunteers under the age of 12 must volunteer with a parent or guardian. • THE FRIENDS OF THE BEAR CREEK LIBRARY - Wednesday, September 11th, 6:30 PM. Planning Meeting: The Friends of the Library, a non-profit organization that raises funds for library programs and materials, is actively seeking new members. Did you enjoy a program at the library? If you did, thank the Friends. Better yet, join the Friends. Come to the meeting and see what it is all about! • THE BEAR CREEK MYSTERY BOOK CLUB - Thursday, September 19th, 11:00 AM. The Library is hosting a mystery book club! All sleuths and amateur Sherlocks heed this call! Come to this lively group and share your passion for mysteries! Weekly Programs • SATURDAY @ THE MOVIES - Every Saturday at 2:00 PM. Enjoy an action packed film with big sound and big screen; a deal that can’t be beat!! Check with the library staff regarding title and ratings information. • BEAR CREEK KNITTING CLUB - Every Thursday, 4:00 PM. The Bear Creek Knitters Club is a place to share ideas, to learn new knitting techniques or to teach someone else a new knitting skill. Don’t miss out on the weekly fun!! Make sure to bring your needles and yarn. All ages welcome! Teen Programs • TEEN PROGRAMS - Every Monday, 4:00 PM. Want to do something fun and interesting after school? The library is hosting weekly Teen events. You can watch an anime, take part in a book or movie critic club and so much more! CHILDREN • Tuesdays, 10:30 AM - Preschool Story Time for children ages 3-5 years. • Tuesdays, 11:15 AM - Infant Story Time for children ages 0-18 months. • Wednesdays, 10:30 & 11:00 AM - Toddler Story Time for children ages 18 months-3 years. • Wednesdays, 5:00 PM - Kid’s Korner Story time for school-aged children. • Thursdays, 4:30 PM - Tweeners for middle school aged children. • 1st Thursday of every month, 10:30 AM - Infant Explorers: All materials are furnished. Recommended for children ages 0-36 months. • 2nd Thursday of every month, 10:30 AM - Free play for all. All ages. • 3rd Thursday of every month, 10:30 AM - Preschool Picassos Art Camp: All materials are furnished. Recommended for children ages 3-5 years. • 4th Thursday of every month, 10:30 AM - Build it! Recommended for children ages 3+ years. All programs are free and open to the public. For more information call 281-550-0885 or log on to

September 2013


“I’m In PAIN” Can Chiropractic Help ME ? We are often asked, “What’s the best way of finding out whether or not a doctor of chiropractic can help my problem?” We believe the answer can be found in a complete chiropractic consultation and examination, including x-rays. And to help find out for sure, we will do a complete consultation and examination, including x-rays, if necessary, (procedures that normally cost $187.00 or more) for $25.00. We will make this special program available through September. The only exception to the offer involves personal injury cases (workers’ compensation and auto accidents) in which there is no charge directly to the patient.


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THESE CONDITIONS ARE SOME OF THE DANGER SIGNALS: Headache Arthritic pain by stiff neck Loss of sleep Scoliosis (Curvature of the spine) Leg pain & numbness Arm pain & numbness Backache Fatigue Tension Whiplash Injury

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✓ A private consultation with the doctor. ✓ X-rays, if necessary. ✓ A thorough spinal examination including orthopedic & neurological test.

✓ A confidential report of our findings. ✓An explanation of our treatment procedure if we determine chiropractic can help you.



11355 Regency Green Drive, Cypress, TX 77429, 281-890-2665, HOURS OF SERVICE - Monday - 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Tuesday/ Thursday - 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Wednesday -12:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Friday - Closed, Saturday - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Sunday - Closed. Closed Monday, September 2nd for Labor Day. ADULTS • HISTORY & MYSTERY BOOK CLUB - Monday, Sept. 16th at 6:00 PM. Check with library for more information. • QUILTING BEE - Tuesdays at 1:00 PM. Be at the Bee! The Library Quilting Bee that is… Bring your projects, machines, looms, material stash, etc. and quilt ‘til you wilt! • STRESS FREE COMPUTER CLASS - Wednesdays at 12:00 PM. These computer classes are designed for adults with a specific topic every week. The classes are an excellent opportunity to learn more about computers in a relaxed environment filled with smiles and laughter. All classes are free and open to the public. • SIT & STITCH - Thursdays at 10:00 AM. Are you crafty? Come and join us for Sit & Stitch - bring knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, quilting or other projects! CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES • PRESCHOOL STORY TIME for children ages 3-6 - Tuesdays, Sept. 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th at 10:30 AM. Children’s Librarian will read stories, lead everyone in song and direct the making of a craft project. • BABY BOOK TIME for children ages 0-18 months - Wednesdays, Sept. 11th, 18th and 25th at 2:00 PM. Children’s Librarian will read a simple story, lead everyone through the performance of nursery rhymes and songs and encourage interaction between caregivers and babies through the use of educational toys.


• INFANT GYMBOREE - non-walkers only - Wednesday, Sept. 4th at 2:00 PM. Encourage development through play and learning with this program designed to support your child’s growth at their own individual pace. From sensory stimulation to problem-solving games and storytelling, this class uses play-based activities to stretch the body and mind. • TODDLER STORY TIME for children ages 18-36 months Thursdays, Sept. 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th at 10:30 AM. Children’s Librarian will read stories, lead everyone in song and direct the making of a craft project for this younger set. Children’s programs require a free ticket for admission. Tickets will be distributed beginning 30 minutes before the program begins. All programs are free and open to the public.


9191 Barker-Cypress Road 
Cypress, TX 77433 281-290-3210 FALL HOURS OF SERVICE: Monday through Thursday, 7 AM 10 PM; Friday-Saturday, 8 AM - 6 PM & Sunday, 1 PM - 6 PM. Closed Monday, September 2nd for Labor Day. • FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY - The Lone Star College-CyFair Branch Library Friends Book Room is now accepting gently used books and offering them to the public for a set donation amount. The store is open six days a week and staffed by volunteers. Proceeds support library programs. Help support our community library. • CYFAIR LIBRARY BRANCH BLOG page at location/cy-fair-college-library, for news and events about the library and college and in the community. • VISIT US ON FACEBOOK at LSC-CyFair Branch Library. • SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY EMAIL REMINDER, THE LIBRARY EUPDATE and stay up-to-date about library services, events and programs. Go to to sign up.

September 2013



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CINEMA WOW! Returns in the Fall. View the full schedule at cinemawow. COMMON THREAD: KNITTING, CROCHETING NEEDLEWORK GROUP Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9-10 AM, LRNC 116.

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COMPUTER WORKSHOPS - LRNC 105 9/3, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM, Excel: Beyond the Essentials 9/7, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, Aprenda a usar el ratón y el teclado (en español) 9/10, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM, Excel: Formulas 9/14, 9:00 AM-11:00 AM, PowerPoint: Beyond the Slideshow 9/17, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM, Word: Essentials 9/24, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM, Word: Beyond the Essentials 9/28, 9:00 AM-1:00 PM, Word: Essentials & Beyond View the full schedule at eBOOK/eREADER WORKSHOPS eBooks Appointments now available. View the full schedule at ESL LIBRARY OUTREACH PROGRAM
 Please check website for current schedule at library/15209. eTOOLS: APPS, SOFTWARE AND WEBSITES FOR WORK, HOME AND PLAY 9/16, 6:00-7:00 PM - Debt Reduction Tools. Conquer your wallet with online financial tools designed to help you stay on budget and get out of debt. 9/30, 6:00-7:00 PM - Library Apps on the Go. Discover free apps to access the library online catalog, resources and more. View the full schedule at SPANISH AND FRENCH CONVERSATION CLUBS Returns September 9th Mondays 1-2 PM, LRNC 215 TEEN BOOK CLUBS 9/20 - CLASSICS FOR HOME SCHOOLED TEENS - 1-2 PM, room 215 - The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo. 9/29 - CONTEMPORARY BOOKS FOR EVERYONE - 2-3 PM, room 215 - Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick. SAT Prep / TUTORING FOR MATH, PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY Monday, September 9th, 7:30 - 9 PM, LRNC 131. Drop in sessions for tutoring and SAT prep for middle school, high school or college students. TEEN LIBRARY PROGRAMS         • See the full schedule of Teen Programs and Activities at LoneStar. edu/library/cyfair-teens-services.

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CHILDREN Certain children’s programs require registration in person, please contact the Kids Corner at 281-290-3211 for details.
 Please note age requirements for the programs. Limited space is available for each program and tickets are available in person, one hour before the program starts.

 WEEKLY STORYTIMES AND ACTIVITIES Mondays: BABY TIME (6-24 months) - 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM; HINDI STORYTIME (2-6 years) - 6:30 PM. Tuesdays: TODDLER TIME (2-3 1/2 years) - 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM. FAMILY STORYTIME (2-7) - 6:30 PM. Wednesdays: PRESCHOOL TIME (3-6 years) - 10 AM, 11 AM
. Thursdays: SPANISH TIME (2-6 years) - 11 AM; CRAFT TIME (4+ years) - 2 PM and 5 PM and GAME NIGHT (4+ years) - 6:30 PM. 9/18 - TWEEN BOOK CLUB, 6:30 PM 9/25 - MY FIRST BOOK CLUB, 6:30 PM Children’s Library Programs. See the full schedule of Children’s Programs and Activities at   All programs are free and open to the public.


Millions of people have difficulty reading. That’s because, despite what many people think, literacy issues are not just relegated to children and young adults. To improve literacy in America, we must consider readers of all ages and backgrounds. Here are some tips to help you improve and encourage reading and literacy. Here’s How: 1. Read books every day and let people see you do it. You may be a role model (to your child, your niece or nephew or some other individual in your family or circle of acquaintances). 2. Get involved with your local library. Many libraries offer literacy programs, which encourage reading in your community. See what you can do to help. 3. Talk about reading. Ask questions about what the individuals in your life are reading.


September 2013


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SAVE THE DATE FOR OUR NEIGHBORHOOD-WIDE GARAGE SALE! Saturday, October 5th, from 8 AM - 1 PM. Be sure to plan for this garage sale in advance, so you will be ready for HPCA’s semi-annual Garage Sale. HPCA will provide advertising and security. Make October 5, 2013 the day!!


Come ‘Fall’ into some great deals at the Aberdeen Green Semiannual Community Garage Sale! The sale will be on Saturday, October 12th from 7 AM until 2 PM. Aberdeen Green is located on Telge Road at West Road, south of Hwy. 290.

Craft Shows/Festivals CY-FAIR WOMEN’S CLUB

SHOP ‘TIL YOU DROP MARKETPLACE 300 vendors selling unique items under one roof in air-conditioned comfort! Join us on Saturday, September 14th from 9 AM until 5 PM at the Berry Center on the corner of Barker Cypress and West Rd. in Northwest Houston. Lots of free parking and free admission. Onsite Day Care available and provided by Club Rewind (CFISD after school program).    All proceeds from this event benefit the Cy-Fair Women’s Club Scholarship Fund and numerous charities in in the Northwest Houston area. For more information, visit our website at CyFairWomensClub. org. This event is generously sponsored by Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Hotze Health and Wellness Center and Towne Lake.


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On Friday, September 27th from 9 AM to 4 PM and Saturday the 28th from 9 AM to 3 PM, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church is hosting its annual Fall Gift Market. This is the ideal event to kick off your holiday shopping and decorating! The convenient location at the corner of Louetta Road and N. Eldridge Parkway makes it easy to shop the selection of unique jewelry, home decor, creative toys, flower arrangements, handcrafted gifts, collectibles, pottery, candles and trendy clothing for ladies and children. The Fall Gift Market also features The Tea Room offering the famous taco soup, sandwiches, desserts and homemade baked goods, plus the Silent Auction benefiting church-affiliated projects and outreach. For more information, please visit or call Jennifer (281655-8774) or Michelle (832-559-8726).


Are you looking for unique gifts, scrumptious homemade desserts, a boutique and delicious homemade chicken tortilla soup? Then come prepared to shop and eat at The Annual St. Bartholomew Happy Hearts Fall Fest, 5356 Eleventh Street, Katy, TX 77493 on Saturday, October 5th, from 3 PM to 8 PM and Sunday, October 6th, from 8 AM to 4 PM. High quality hand made gifts, original designs by talented artists, doll clothes suitable for 18” dolls, delicious homemade desserts - cookies, cakes, pies, Czech noodles, kolaches, pigs in the blanket and mouth-watering, yummy chicken soup for a quick meal and available to take home. We are a friendly group and are looking forward to meeting and serving you!

23RD ANNUAL PICK-A-DILLY CRAFTS FAIR Saturday, October 19, 2013 • St. Peter’s United Methodist Church 20775 Kingsland Blvd., Katy (across from Taylor High School) 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Sponsored by St. Peter’s United Methodist Women (proceeds benefit mission projects) Indoor & Outdoor Crafts Booths, Silent Auction, Pumpkin Patch, Bake Sale, Great Food, Free Admission Contact: Beverly Phone: 281-856-6217

September 2013


Come and join us for a day of shopping, food and fun at the Emmanuel on Memorial 16th Annual Holiday Bazaar, on Saturday, October 19th from 9 AM to 4 PM. Located at 15015 Memorial Drive, at the corner of Memorial and Eldridge Parkway, Emmanuel Episcopal Church welcomes you, your family, friends and neighbors to join us either as holiday shoppers, vendors or just to come by to visit. Mark your calendars now!

The Green Room Book Release Party at The Fish Gallery hosted by author Melissa M. Williams Be the first to get the second book in the Turtle Town Series and celebrate with us at Snap Shell’s Luau Party! Everyone who comes by will have the chance to win all kinds of prizes! Bookmarks, Tattoos, Leis, Grass Skirts, Surf T-Shirts, Refreshments, Real Turtles and BOOKS will all be there!

With more than 50 Vendors, plus the Emmanuel Crafters Table, our Bazaar has continued to grow each year. Our craft Vendors will offer you a wide variety of Holiday shopping options, including jewelry, candles, scented soaps, wood turned items, clothing, fashion accessories, purses and handbags, Holiday home décor items, quilts, wrought iron designs, crosses and much, much more. During your shopping experience, you will want to visit us for lunch or a snack from our “Eats at Emmanuel” Kitchen Counter.

Schedule of Events Autographing and Q & A with Author Chapter Reading of The Green Room Drawing for Turtle Town Prize Autographing and Pictures with Snap Turtle Town Activity Sheets and Game The Mystery Contest! Second Chapter Reading of the Green Room

Visit Snap Shell's Brand New Website! Visit Turtle Town Books on Facebook!

Interested Vendors, please contact Warren Hussey at or call 281-550-8986. Inside booths measure 13’ wide x 6’ deep and cost $75. Outside booths measure 10’ x 10’ and cost $60.


St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, K of C #8096 Ladies Auxiliary will be hosting their 21st Annual Gingerbread Village Arts and Crafts Show on Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Please join us (Free Admission) and shop at over 100 booths featuring Seasonal Décor, Beautiful Art, Handmade Crafts, Name-Brand Merchandise and Gourmet Food. Enjoy lunch at our huge concession stand with BBQ Sandwiches, Spuds, Chicken Salad, Hot Dogs and Homemade Goodies. If you need any additional information, please email Monica Delgado at mon.delgado@ The Arts and Crafts Show is located at 6646 Addicks-Satsuma, Houston 77084, between N. Highway 6 and Eldridge and between FM 529 and W. Little York. FOLLOW the SIGNS for the best Holiday Bargains and One of a Kind gifts!


St. Mark’s Episcopal Church will host its second Fall Craft Show on
 Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
, 7615 FM 762, Richmond 77469. 

Vendors of all types of goods are welcome to register for this event!! To join in this event, the cost will be $35 and all proceeds will benefit the Camp Allen Scholarship Fund.
 This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase and sell your wares for the fall and winter seasons! Fill out a form on the church website,, to reserve your space today. If you need additional information after reviewing the registration form, please contact us at 281-545-1661.

 We hope that you will be able to be a part of this great event!


The 18th Annual Langham Creek FFA Craft Show is November 9th & 10th at the Cy-Fair ISD Exhibit Center at Telge/Hwy 290. The indoor facility will have over 100 vendors selling a wide variety of products just in time for holiday shopping. We will have concessions, silent auction and raffle, chicken bingo and more! Vendor booths are still available! Please email or call 281-734-1153 with questions or to obtain a vendor application. All proceeds benefit the LC FFA students!


Saturday, October 5th Noon to 3 pm The Fish Gallery 2909 Fountain View Dr Houston, TX 77057

Hawaiian Theme

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CYPRESS FALLS FFA CRAFT SHOW November 16-17, 2013 (Move in Friday night or Saturday morning)

- 2 Story Home Exterior Paint Job Fall Special! $975 $675 - 1 Story Home Exterior Paint Job Fall Special price restrictions apply to size of home and to build. 2 Story jobs must be 75% brick front, 1/2 brick and 1/2 siding on sides. All siding in back. Single story must be brick front, brick sides and/or siding in the back. 3000 sq ft max. Offer expires 9/30/13. Power wash and labor only. You supply the paint, we’ll supply the work.

Call Robert at 281.513.4028

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Register for a booth by contacting Cynthia Taylor • 713-922-5057 Location: Cy-Fair ISD Telge Exhibit Center 11206 Telge Road, Cypress, TX 77429


CURRENTLY TAKING APPLICATIONS FROM CRAFT VENDORS OF HANDMADE CRAFTS ONLY. First Congregational Church will be celebrating its 19th Annual Pilgrim Festival on Saturday, November 19th from 10 AM - 4 PM, rain or shine. Booth space varies in price depending on size and inside or outside. Please email Sue Earl at for application or further information. The church is located at 10840 Beinhorn Rd, Houston 77024 (Voss/ Bingle exit off I-10).

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SEPTEMBER 28, 2013 • Cypress Lakes Golf Club 18700 Cypresswood Drive, Cypress, TX • 281-304-8515 Live Auction, BBQ Lunch Please join us for a fun round of golf and help raise money to find a cure for Kennedy’s Disease! Kennedy’s Disease is a debilitating, genetic disease that robs its victims of a vitality of life - eventually leaving them completely impaired for life, with progression of disability the absolute outcome. Murray Williams, William “Billy” Noack and Ted Noack, Jr. are 3 local men diagnosed with KD. Since KD is a genetic disorder, we are racing against the clock to find a cure before it affects their children and grandchildren. There is little known about KD, so those affected have found themselves below the radar for medical research. We are working hard to change this; with your help, we can! For more information, contact Ed Noack 713416-1511 or Murray Williams, 281-392-3603 or visit our website: for full details. RAFFLE! 1. GRAND PRIZE: Las Vegas Trip ($1,000 Limit) 2. Houston Texan Experience 3. $300 Home Depot Gift Card 4. Omaha Steak Package (valued at $200) 5. And many more (gift cards, gift certificates) 1 raffle ticket - $5, 5 raffle tickets - $20. Need not be present to win.


Grab your clubs and join with friends and sponsors to have some fun for a great cause. The 9th Annual Relay For Life of Cy-Fair Golf Tournament benefiting the American Cancer Society is on for Thursday, October 3, 2013 with a 1:00 PM Shotgun Start at Windrose Golf Club located in Spring, Texas (www.windrosegolfclub. com). The tournament format is a 4-Person Scramble. Registration is quick and easy online at Golfers can play as a team or as an individual. Registration Fee is $440 per foursome and includes greens fee, cart, range balls


September 2013


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and 4-drink tickets. Lunch and dinner are provided. Silent Auction winners and tournament awards and prizes are announced at dinner following the tournament. “This is a great opportunity for golfers to have some fun and also contribute to the American Cancer Society,” said Stacie Hemann, event founder and organizer. “It is also the perfect time for local companies and organizations to become sponsors and join some of the great charitable sponsors we already have who will offer fun activities on almost every hole along with contests and giveaways. For 2013, our main event Platinum Sponsor is North Cypress Medical Center; Rudy’s BBQ is Lunch Sponsor and Lupe Tortilla’s is Dinner Sponsor.” Golfers interested in participating and any businesses and individuals interested in sponsoring this event can contact Stacie Hemann at 512-319-0929 or PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY


The Knights of Columbus Council No. 8096 of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church is teaming with Reach Unlimited, Inc. for our 22nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament to be held on Thursday, October 10, 2013, at Jersey Meadow Golf Course. All proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Knights of Columbus Annual College Scholarship Fund and Reach Unlimited, Inc. special programs. We hope you are aware of the many fine programs Reach Unlimited, Inc. offers to assist people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The organization was founded on the belief that all people including those with intellectual



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and developmental disabilities have the capacity for growth and development based on their own unique combination of abilities. Please visit their website at for a complete list of their services, special events, participating organizations and their Mission Statement. We invite you to participate in this fun event as a sponsor, donor, player or make a merchandise donation towards event awards or door prizes to be given away at the tournament. For flyers, entry forms or if you have any questions, please contact Scott Chaffey at 713-898-3560 or We will also be happy to pick up any merchandise you may wish to donate. Thank you for your time and your consideration.



XANADU GALA, the next installment of outside-the-box galas from Mildred’s Umbrella Theatre Company, is schedule to take place on Saturday, September 28th, from 7 PM until 11 PM at the Brazilian Arts Foundation, 1133 E 11th St. Houston, TX 77009. The event supports the artistic mission of Mildred’s Umbrella and helps give a voice to smaller, local theatre companies and artists. Celebrating all things 70’s, guests are invited to feather back their hair, dust off their Farrah poster, turn on the disco ball and listen to the likes of ABBA all night long! From the “Jordache Look” to “Dallas” to being a disco diva, the costume possibilities for this dress up party are endless! Prizes will

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be given out for the Overall Best Costume, Best 70’s TV character, Best 70’s Rock Star, Best 70’s Couple! This year’s event is chaired by Kim Stoilis and Mandy Graessle. Enjoy a 70’s movie marathon in the movie room, trip out in the black light lounge or dance the night away in the Mildred’s disco place! The fancy fondue bar will open with treats provided by John Watt/Prego Restaurant and Jim Benton of Houston! Not to mention libations provided by St Arnolds. TICKETS AND MORE INFORMATION Individual tickets for the event are $30 in advance and $40 at the door and may be purchased at Underwriting levels are still available. For more information contact 713-823-8664 or visit our website.  


Ride-a-thon provides more than 10% of SIRE’s budget, underwriting scores of therapeutic rides for our clients. 100% of SIRE’s clients and families report improvements from riding. First words, first steps, first smiles - generously supported by those who care for SIRE, our horses and riders. We welcome community trail riders, SIRE client riders, families, friends and volunteers. Come to ride, come for the carnival, the music, the barbecue and more. October 19th at 7iL Ranch in Cat Spring, Texas. Trail Riders $60 entry ($75 after Oct. 14th). Not riding? $10 entry. Go to for more information and to register online!


The ladies of the Zeta Tau Alpha Cypress Alumnae chapter have plans under way yet again for their Third Annual Pink Tie Affair to be held on October 26, 2013 at the Sterling Country Club at Houston National! The prior Casino and Silent Auction nights have been great


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Come help support the Love, Molly Fund on September 29, 2013 from 3-7 PM at the SPJST Hall Lodge 88 in the Heights. The casino will be rocking with poker, blackjack, bingo and more! Your ticket includes food, a dessert bar and 500 points for game play. There are tons of great prizes, silent auction and raffle items.  Come support our local dog rescue efforts in memory of Molly Long. For more information, like the Love, Molly Fund page on Facebook. You can also visit us at Do good, feel good.

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The James E. Taylor Class of 1988 would like to announce its 25th Class Reunion. The reunion will be held on September 28th at Willow Fork Country Club in Katy. The event will begin at 6:00 PM. There will be a meet and greet and heavy hors d’oeuvres. The event features the House of Blues New Year’s Eve and 80’s band, “Thunderpants.” The event will conclude at 11:30 PM. Registration and other details regarding the reunion can be found at For more information, please contact Holly Graham Murphy at 832428-3035, Jacqueline Guttman Dolezal at 281-222-9133 or Wendi Zedler Lacki at 832-492-7466.

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The award-winning Houston Family Arts Center (HFAC) proudly announces its 2013-2014 Season Subscription Program. Season subscriptions offer incentives and discounts to new and returning patrons for every performance in our 2013-2014 season. Subscribers save 20% off the regular ticket price. Compared to the individual ticket price, it is like getting two shows for free. Not only do patrons save money and get to choose the best seats, but they receive exclusive perks, including recognition in every Playbill and two complimentary concession items for every show. The HFAC 2013-2014 season includes the following productions: • Arsenic and Old Lace, the classic comedy (Sept. 6 - Sept. 29, 2013) • The Crucible, spellbinding drama (Oct. 18 - Nov. 10, 2013) • Winter Wonderettes, a Christmas extravaganza featuring your favorite holiday pop songs (Nov. 29 - Dec. 22, 2013) • A Raisin in the Sun, a life-affirming drama (Jan. 10 - Feb. 2, 2014) • Peter Pan, the beloved classic and family musical (Feb. 21 - Mar. 9, 2014) • Godspell, a divinely inspired musical (Apr. 4 - 27, 2014) • The Beaux’ Stratagem, delightful period farce (May 23 - Jun. 15, 2014) • Les Miserables, dramatic tale of redemption (July 11 - Aug. 3, 2014) All performances are on the HFAC Garza Mainstage, recently named “Houston’s Best Gem of a Theatre” by the Houston Press, except for Peter Pan, which will be performed at the Berry Center. Season subscriptions are now on sale. Season subscriptions start as low as $100. For the best seating and lowest prices, become a season subscriber. Patrons can purchase their subscriptions online at www. or call the HFAC box office at 281-685-6374.


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oin Cy-Fair Hospital and Cy-Fair Women’s Imaging Center in the battle against breast cancer! Decorate a cup of any kind and donate it to be sold at Cy Fair Hospital’s Cups for the Community table. All proceeds will be donated to the Cy-Fair division of the American Cancer Society. Rules: • Cups can be any theme, individual, in pairs or sets, any size or type – wine glass, coffee mug, sippy cup, etc. • All community members are welcome to participate — individuals, businesses, or groups. • Bring your cups to 11302 Fallbrook Drive, Suite 308 by Wednesday, September 4th. • For more information, call 281-897-3445.

Details and Entry Rules: Cups should be delivered to 11302 Fallbrook Drive, Suite 308 no later than Wednesday, September 4. Cups should be decorated in a manner that is tasteful. This showcase is meant to be fun and whimsical while providing an important health message to the community. No inappropriate, offensive, or vulgar entries will be put on display or sold for this program. Please note that all proceeds generated by Cups for the Community will be donated directly to the American Cancer Society.


The Lone Star Symphonic Band to launched its 21st Season in August. The group recently recorded a Christmas themed CD, which will be available for purchase at all concerts this season. The Band is based in west Houston, with rehearsals and concerts held at CrossPoint Community Church off of Westgreen Blvd. and I-10 (The Katy Freeway). Five concerts are slated for the Lone Star Symphonic Band’s 21st Season, with tickets for all concerts available on the Band’s website,, for $5.50 each and will be available the day of the concert at the door for $10 each. All concerts begin at 4:00 PM and feature the Lone Star Dixieland Band for 30 minutes prior to the main performance in the foyer. On October 13, 2013, the Band will perform a concert titled “Life in Living Color.”  All selections performed will feature life’s many colors. December 15, 2013 will be the Lone Star Symphonic Band’s Christmas and Hanukkah themed concert, titled “Celebrate the Season.”  On March 2, 2014, the Band will perform “Lone Star,” a concert as big as Texas! The Lone Star Symphonic Band will perform on May 4, 2014, a spring-filled concert titled “Spring into Fun!”  The annual patriotic concert, titled “We Hold These Truths,” will be held on June 29, 2014.   The Lone Star Symphonic Band is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to bringing performances of artistic merit to the Houston metropolitan area. Founded in 1993 as the West Houston Concert Band, the band is comprised of musicians from all walks of life and instills the value that music is a life-long event, continuing well beyond high school and college. The Band is under the direction of Mr. Bob Bryant.



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: - info@ or 832-463-0409.

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‘Beginning with Beethoven,’ the premier of the Transformation Trilogy concert series produced by local arts ensemble the Houston New Arts Movement (HNAM), stunned a packed house as it came to life on the stage at Dowling Music. Some of Ludwig van Beethoven’s most ambitious works were resurrected including the incomparable “Ghost Trio,” performed by HNAM members Adam Vincent Clay, Cony Ruiz Tamez and Laura Cividino. “Throughout his compositions, Ludwig van Beethoven took the form that predated him and transformed it,” said HNAM founder and pianist Adam Vincent Clay. “He composed with more personal and emotional intensity in his music, the beginning of a major transformation of the history of music composition. With these concerts, we are taking the audience on a journey through a range of emotions. Beethoven’s musical style changed much as he did, moving through the structures of the classical and romantic era and ultimately the heavy dissonance of his later works, even foreshadowing the compositional language of the twentieth century.” ‘The Transformation Trilogy’ continues with an additional ‘Beginning with Beethoven’ performance sponsored by and held at St. Cyril of Alexandria Church (10503 Westheimer Rd. Houston, TX 77042), at 7 PM. Each of the upcoming concerts showcases the music of another transformative composer. The next in the series will reveal the powerful works of Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 - 1975) in November followed by the cutting and suspenseful compositions of Alfred Schnittke finishing the trilogy in February. To find out more, visit Houston New Arts Movement online at www.

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West Gray Multiservice Center 1475 West Gray St., Houston, TX Saturday, October 5th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Sunday, October 6th 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Free Admission Violets of all types such as standards, miniatures, semi-miniatures and trailers will be available. Other Gesneriads such as Episcias and Streps and supplies such as potting soil, pots and fertilizers will also be featured. Club members will be available to answer general questions on growing African Violets. For further information, contact Elaine Click, 713-462-4257. Note: This is our fall sale and does NOT include a show.

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The Thomas A. Glazier Senior Education Center is located at 16600 Pine Forest Lane, 77084; one block south of the intersection of Hwy. 6 and Clay Road. All classes/programs are FREE for Harris County residents aged 55+. Must register in person with photo ID in order to participate in the program and attend all future classes. You may register Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM. If you have questions, classes offered or need directions, please call us at 713-274-3250. If you are currently registered at Glazier - call us and ask about our new classes. You may register over the phone for any new classes. Volunteer Opportunities available, please call to speak to us about teaching your own class!


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SEPTEMBER SCHEDULE - Must preregister in person for classes (or by phone if already registered and participating at center 713274-3250).  September 1st-16th, Register for Basic Computer Classes; 4-week Comprehensive Session; 2 days per week; Curriculum Provided; Small Computer Labs; Award Winning Program. September 9th, Excel I, 9-11 AM; Prerequisite is Computers I; Class space limited; must reserve seat in advance. September 9th, Senior Boot Camp (Fitness is Ageless), 9-10 AM. September 9th, Crochet for Beginners; Day 1 of 4 Day Session, 1-3 PM. September 10th, Social Security Seminar; 1-2 PM. September 11th, Spiraling Motion; Therapeutic, Healing, Exercise Class for All Levels; Helps Deal with Pain, Stress and Anxiety, 9-10 AM. September 12th, Senior Boot Camp (Fitness is Ageless), 9-10 AM. September 12th, Astronomy Lecture; Nasa’s Ambassador Presents Prehistoric Astronomy, 1-2 PM. September 13th, Facebook overview, 9 AM-Noon. September 16th, Senior Boot Camp (Fitness is Ageless), 9-10 AM. September 16th, Texas History - The Sons of The Republic of Texas Present The Life and Times of Sam Houston, 1-3 PM. September 17th, iPhone class; Bring your charged iPhone if you have one, 9-11:30 AM. September 17th, Digital Photography; Learn to maximize the use of your digital camera and settings to take extraordinary photos, 9-11:30 AM or 1-3:30 PM. September 17th, Investment and Security Fraud; Harris County District Attorney’s Office Presentation, 1-2 PM. September 18th, Spiraling Motion; Therapeutic, Healing, Exercise Class for All Levels; Helps deal with pain, stress and anxiety, 9-10 AM. September 19th, Senior Boot Camp (Fitness is Ageless), 9-10 AM. September 19th, Senior Dental Program, 2-3 PM. September 20th, Classic Cinema Presents 1965’s “The Sons of Katie Elder” with John Wayne and Dean Martin, 11:30 AM; Bring snacks or lunch for intermission. September 20th, Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security; Emergency Preparedness, 2-3 PM. September 23rd, Senior Boot Camp (Fitness is Ageless), 9-10 AM. September 23rd, Doctor Louise Hayes Brain Series Presents “Health and Healing,” 1-3 PM. Optimizing the cooperation of the brain, the mind and the body can promote health/healing and improve memory and focus.  September 24th, UTHealth Physician Presentation “Hoarding”; This New Diagnosable Mental Disorder will be discussed, 11 AM-Noon. September 24th, Holocaust Museum; Please join a Holocaust Concentration Camp Survivor tell his story. Grandchildren welcome, 1-2 PM. September 25th, Spiraling Motion; Therapeutic, Healing, Exercise Class for All Levels; Helps deal with pain, stress and anxiety, 9-10 AM. September 25th, Sugar Stress and You!! The mind and body connection you can’t ignore but must learn to treat! 10-11 AM. September 25th, Alzheimer’s Association Presents “Taking Care of Yourself” for caregivers of Alzheimer patients, 1-2 PM. September 26th, Facebook Workshops; Hands-On Workshop to Create Your Facebook Page, 9-11:30 AM or 1:00-3:30 PM. Space limited, Must reserve seat. September 26th, Senior Boot Camp (Fitness is Ageless) 9-10 AM. September 26th, The Center for Stress Management Presents “It is Never Too Late to Improve The Quality Of Your Life!,” 1-2 PM. September 27th, The Methodist Hospital Neurological Institute Presents” Taking Control of Your Blood Pressure” Please join this very popular speaker from 1-2 PM. September 30th, iPad Workshop; Hands-On Workshop in Computer Lab; Must bring your own iPad, 9-11:30 AM or 1-3:30 PM. Must Reserve Seat. September 30th, Senior Boot Camp (Fitness is Ageless), 9-10 AM. October 1st, UTHealth Physician Consortium on Aging Presents “Protecting Your Mind,” 1:30-2:30 PM. October 2nd, Medicare Seminar, 10-11:30 AM or 2-3:30 PM.

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Are You Prepared? This free emergency response training will be offered in the Copperfield Bear Creek area (location to be determined), starting on September 11, 2013 and ending October 30, 2013. It is an 8-week course, every Wed. from 6:30 to 9:30 PM. There is NO cost to you! A training manual and starter backpack of supplies is also provided. The course is taught by professionals in their field. Classes will cover: • Disaster Preparedness • Small Fire Suppression • Basic First Aid and Triage • Light Search and Rescue • Disaster Psychology • Terrorism Awareness and a final class ending in a Disaster Simulation Drill. CERT training is designed to prepare you to help yourself, your family and your neighbors in the event of a catastrophic disaster. If emergency personnel are not available, you can use this training to save lives and protect property. For more information, see www. (CERT) To sign up for class go to www. and click on Training. For questions, email training@ Don’t Be Scared, Be Prepared!  


During the 2013-2014 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 United States, learning and working with American Families. In order for the students to come to the U.S. they must have proper host families lined up. Now is a crucial time of year for the Ayusa program as local staff coordinators to find local host families for the upcoming school year. The Ayusa program is celebrating its 30th year this year and is responsible for more than 60,000 students from 75 different countries spending the school year in the United States. There are


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not many strict requirements that need to be met to host a student. The most important thing is that those who host students are doing so for the right reason; providing a loving experience and an exposure to American culture. There are a few basic requirements, of course. Anyone older than 25 and can provide food and shelter for a student fulfills the requirements of being a host family. There is a background check, reference check and an interview. Background checks have to be done on everyone over 18 living in the home. The host families have to be interested in it for the right reasons, the cultural exchange of learning from them and them learning from us. It’s the language, the cooking, the music, the food. The host family has to be genuinely interested. Once the host families and students are matched, Ayusa stays involved by monthly contacts with the families, students and quarterly contacts with the schools. Ayusa coordinators also 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 Ayusa’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 or by phone 281-770-3414.


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:// or email inbound@americancouncils. org. You can also contact Assia Baburi by email: assia.baburi@hccs. edu or by phone at 713-856-5020.

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Shalom Cypress was established in 2011 by local families seeking a Jewish presence in Northwest Houston. We are the closest synagogue within 25 miles of the nearest synagogue. Many thought that they were the only Jews in the Cypress area, but it turns out that they were wrong! Shalom Cypress has grown to more than 30 affiliated families. Please come join us to celebrate and observe the high holidays and upcoming festivals this upcoming month of Tishrei. Below is our schedule of events. Please email or call Ben Federman at 832-795-2002 for more information. LOCATION Fairfield’s Bradford Creek Clubhouse 16011 Fairfield Green Circle Cypress, TX 77433. Contact Person: Ben Federman Contact Number: 832-795-2002


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Cornerstone United Methodist church invites all young people entering grades 1st through 5th to join us for the P.R.A.Y program. These classes are FREE of charge and will be held every Sunday at 9:30 AM beginning September 1st and will continue through the end of December. God and Me - Grades 1st - 3rd: Youngsters in this group will learn of God’s love while cultivating a “best friends” relationship with Jesus. In each lesson, children will make a game that will be kept in a GAMEBox (God And Me Exploring BOX). These games will reinforce the Bible lessons and provide opportunities for families to explore God’s love together. God and Family - Grades 4th - 5th: This program is designed to help youth understand the importance of family and God’s role in a healthy family. Young people and their families will explore their faith together.

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Crossbridge Christian Church celebrates Teachers on September 22nd. We will have a Royal Feast and Games. Come to the main building for worship at 10:30 AM, 15415 West Rd, Houston, TX 77095. Crossbridge Christian Church offers Free Weddings on December 7th and December 14th. We have multiple times available on both days. The Bride and Groom must come together to schedule



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These programs are officially recognized by the Boys Scouts of America, Camp Fire USA, Girls Scouts USA and American Heritage Girls as the religious awards program for youth. Awards will be given in February to Scouts and any other child who commits to and successfully completes the requirements of this program. Since regular attendance is mandatory, make-up dates have been included in the schedule in case of absence. If you have any questions and/or would like to sign your child up for this four-month program, please contact Erica Knight at family@ ALL children are welcome to attend these classes as a regular stand-alone Sunday School class. If you would like additional information about the P.R.A.Y. program, please visit their website at

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Want to be happier and live a less stress-filled life? A Barna survey showed that people who participate in faith-based communities are more optimistic, less stressed and believe they are making a positive difference in the world. Yet, the number of Americans who identify as “unchurch” or “dechurched” has steadily increased over the past decade. With this in mind, September 15th has been designated as “National Back to Church Sunday.” Cornerstone United Methodist Church would like to extend a special invitation to come celebrate with them “Back to Church Sunday” on September 15th. The church is located at 18081 West Rd (across from the CFISD Berry Center). Special worship celebrations to “welcome back” those who once were active in a church, as well as those who have never been to a church have been planned for 8:30 AM, 9:30 AM and 10:45 AM. For more information about Cornerstone United Methodist Church, please visit our website at or call us at 281-859-4141.


The event will be on Saturday, October 19th, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, at St. Cuthbert Episcopal Church, 17020 West Road at Queenston. Be prepared for a night of intrigue and scandal when the killer behind the mask is finally revealed! Single tickets are $35; $60 for two and includes a three-course dinner and entertainment. For more information or to purchase your tickets, visit www.stcuthbert. org or call 281-463-7330. Funds raised from this event go towards scholarships and educational opportunities for women.


CAC is dedicated to helping, networking, educating and empowering those who still believe in the American dream. We believe that God has a job for you somewhere and it will take networking power to get the job. Information is power. It is all about job networking and helping one another. Come and network with others between jobs. Located at 5930 Hwy. 6 N., Suite F-1, Houston, TX 77084, 281-8042520, Fax 281-741-1686.


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


If you have lost your job or seeking to improve your career, take advantage of the job search assistance/career counseling services provided by George Gentry. Mr. Gentry is a former human resources executive who can assist you in putting together a compelling resume, counsel you on job search techniques and train you to improve your interviewing skills. He incorporates proven job search techniques with a Christ-centered approach, which helps


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Have you ever wondered “What on earth am I here for? Sure I race the carpool all around town or I sit in on more conference calls in a week that I ever thought possible - but is this really all there is for me? Is this the extent of my impact?” On Tuesday, August 27th, Trish Woodruff, the new Associate Pastor at Cornerstone United Methodist Church, began a six-week series with the acronym, S.H.A.P.E. It stands for your personal blend of Spiritual Gifts, Heart, Abilities, Personality and Experiences. You’ll learn how to apply these attributes in ways that bring confidence, freedom, clarity and significance that can only come from our Creator. No previous experience or knowledge needed! Just come at 7 PM each Tuesday for an hour and a half and be part of the journey. (You can join in at any point after the beginning date.) Don’t wait any longer to unlock and unleash the power of your Goddesigned S.H.A.P.E. For more information or to sign up, please call the church office at 281-859-4141 or email Trish at associate@ Free childcare is available with advance notice. Cornerstone United Methodist Church is located at 18081 West Road (across from the CFISD Berry Center). For more information about Cornerstone UMC, please visit the church website at www.



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Do you feel overwhelmed? Intimidated? Insufficient? Inexperienced? Too old? Too young? Too invisible? or Too afraid? If you’ve ever struggled with insecurity or had trouble accepting your limitations, this study will help you see how God can use your weakness to unlock his strength in you. Join us as we discover God’s sufficiency in our lives. Join us every Tuesday morning at 9:30 AM for this 7-week video study by Pricilla Shirer. Sessions will begin Tuesday, Sept. 3 - Oct. 15, 2013 at Christ Covenant Church, 17000 Longenbaugh, Houston, TX 77095. Registration begins Aug 6th - 27th. Call the Church office at 281-463-6600 to order the workbook ($13) and to reserve childcare. To register on line go to Ladies Bible Study on Jonah Jonah: Navigating a Life Interrupted video study by Priscilla Shirer Interruptions. They’re aggravating. Sometimes infuriating. They make us want to tell people what we think of them. But how we handle interruptions actually tell us more about ourselves. The prophet Jonah’s existence was interrupted by a call of God that would require a complete change of life. When Jonah was willing to allow God to interrupt his life, the result was revival in an entire city. What do we do when God interrupts our lives? Many times, like Jonah, we run! In this 7-session video Bible study, Priscilla redefines interruption and shows that interruption is actually God’s invitation to do something beyond  our wildest dreams. Come join us every Tuesday morning at 9:30 AM beginning Oct. 22, 2013 at Christ Covenant Church, 17000 Longenbaugh, Houston, TX 77095. Registration begins Sept. 24 - Oct 15, 2013. Call the Church office at 281-463-6600 to order the workbook ($15) and to reserve childcare. To register on line go to

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Starting September 10, 2013, we will begin our study of Matthew. The Central Evening Women’s Class meets each Tuesday, 6:50 PM, at Second Baptist Church, 6400 Woodway at Voss, Houston, TX 77057. Women and children (grades 1-12) are welcome. Spanish and Chinese materials are available. Contact: njac11@sbcglobal. net.


GAME DAY - The first Friday of the month - 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM BIBLE STUDY - Wednesday - 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

DAY TRIPS - Monthly - Schedule differs. For more info., www. or call 281-856-2273. WALKING GROUP (aka Holy Strollers) - 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM, Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Come join our group! We are an active, fun-loving bunch. Once you come for a visit and get to know us, you’ll want to be a part of our Senior Adult Group. You do not have to be a member of Copperfield Church to be a part of our Senior Adult Group.


Epiphany Bingo has been conducting bingo games on the west side since February 14, 1986. Epiphany conducts their bingo games every Friday night except holidays. THERE IS NO SMOKING ALLOWED DURING ALL BINGO GAMES. They have a jackpot game of $750. Maximum prize giveaways of $2,500, allowed by law, are given away every Bingo Night! They have security, lighted parking, big screen color monitor, computerized bingo equipment, snack bar and



large cash prizes. Profits are used for charitable outreach programs, building expansion, and payment towards debt. Epiphany Catholic Church conducts its bingo games at the Church Community Center, 1530 Norwalk Dr. (between Fry and Mason Roads, south of I-10 behind Nottingham Subdivision) off Highland Knolls every Friday night. Early bird games begin at 7:30 PM and regular games at 8:00 PM. For more information, call the bingo hall number 281-578-3905. During Bingo nights, you may also call the Community Center number, 281-578-5078. Come, have some fun, bring your friends and neighbors, win some money and make some new friends.


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

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• WEST HOUSTON ITALIAN CLUB, 3rd Fridays, 7:00 PM, Cy-Fair VFD Admin building, 9630 Telge Road. Everyone invited whether Italian heritage or not. For more information, call Hank Berti, 281858-1944. • BEAR CREEK BRIT’S, (Serving the Westside) If interested, please phone Cath at 281-395-6701. • BRITISH GROUP, a small group of Brits who meet in the Copperfield/Cypress/Katy area. If you are interested in joining us for coffee/lunch etc., please phone Lezley Ewen at 281-861-9219 or email • NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 PM. For info, call Leda 713-572-9924 or • BEAR CREEK GENEALOGY SOCIETY - meets the 2nd Thursday of each month, September-May, from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, at the Bear Creek Park Community Center, 3055 Bear Creek Dr. Houston TX 77084. Contact:  Gary at 281-398-0333, email getober@hotmail. com, or Alan at 281-579-0480, email • SAM HOUSTON CHAPTER - SONS OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS, 3rd Saturdays except April, 12 Noon, The Briar Club, 2603 Timmons Lane,, 713-6470570 or 713-352-0993. • SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR, 2nd Tuesdays, (except January & August), dinner at 7:00 PM, The Spaghetti Warehouse in Downtown Houston (901 Commerce at Travis, 281859-7125, email or Index. • ROBERT RANKIN CHAPTER TEXAS SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION - Meets 2nd Wednesday of each month (except June & July), 6:30 PM at Spring Creek Barbecue on Hwy 6 close to West Little York. Visitors are always welcome! • COMMEMORATIVE AIR FORCE WEST HOUSTON SQUADRON visit to see our WWII Aircraft and tour our WWII Museum on the first




and third Saturdays of each month from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM, located at the West Houston Airport just east of Barker Cypress on Groschke Rd. (For detailed directions go to: www.westhoustonsqdn. org) • CIVIL WAR REENACTING, - Enlist with Company C, “The Palmer Guards,” of the First Texas - call 281-579-3417 or visit Select 1st Texas and then Co C. • CIVIL WAR FIFE AND DRUM CORP, If interested, please contact Mus. C.C. Lyman at 281-797-1275. • TEJAS CHAPTER DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION - For more info., please contact Lori Walters at 281491-2673. • CYPRESS, TEXAS NSCAR SOCIETY - For info, visit www.nscar. org or contact Melinda Sims, Organizing Senior Society President, 281-856-2536 or email • ELISHA ROBERTS CHAPTER, DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION - meets 3rd Thursday of each month at 7 PM at Backyard Grill, (9453 Jones Road). For more info, email Cheryl Partney, at • AMERICAN LEGION POST 324 - meets every second Sunday of the month. For more info., please contact Jimmy Baughman at 281-256-6824. • UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY, VARINA HOWELL DAVIS CHAPTER 2143- meets the 3rd Saturday, September thru May at St. Jerome’s Catholic Church (Hollister & Kempwood) at 2 PM. For more info., Cynthia Hardy 281-851-0525 or • NEW DAUGHTERS OF NORWAY LODGE - For more info. about future meetings, please email Christine Boyett Barr at: Visit the Daughters of Norway website at


• ZTA HOUSTON WEST ALUMNAE GROUP - meets every month. For info, please contact us at • NW HOUSTON ALPHA DELTA PI ALUMNI GROUP, Meetings 3rd Tuesdays, Kelly Hammons, 281-463-4242 for more info.. • AGGIE MOMS, 2nd Tuesdays, 7:00 PM, Houston Distributing Company, Inc. 7100 High Life Drive, Houston, TX 77066 just off

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Cutten Road and West of Beltway 8 and between 1960 & Hwy. 249, or email Robin Galvin - President, at • NORTHWEST HARRIS COUNTY TRI DELTA ALUMNAE - meet on a monthly basis in the Northwest Harris County Area. We are a diverse group of ladies representing many schools nationwide. For more information, please contact Patsy at 281-370-8516 or Karen at • LAUREATE THETA PI CHAPTER OF BETA SIGMA PHI - meets the 2nd and 4th Mondays. For more info., contact Pat at 281-371-2786 or Judy at 281-347-6753. • NW HARRIS COUNTY TRI DELTA ALUMNAE - meets on the second Tuesday of every month September - April. For more info., please contact Karen at

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• CY-FAIR REPUBLICAN WOMEN, 2 Tuesdays, at Carraba’s Copperfield starting at 10:30 AM, website at • CY-FAIR AREA DEMOCRATIC CLUB, 1st Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9 PM, at Romero’s Las Brazas Mexican Kitchen, 11734 Barker Cypress Road, • CYPRESS-TOMBALL DEMOCRATS, third Tuesday of every month. For more info., contact Olga Moya at cytomdems@yahoo. com. nd


LIONS CLUBS: • HOUSTON CY-FAIR LIONS CLUB, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 7:00 PM, at the Lions Den inside Bane Park, at West Little York near Gessner. We have a catered meal each meeting. Bud Casey, 281-469-5555 or Sandra Martin 281-550-2798.

KIWANIS/ROTARY CLUBS: • BEAR CREEK/COPPERFIELD ROTARY CLUB, Thursdays, 12 Noon, Carrabba’s Italian Restaurant at 7540 Highway 6 North. Paula Allen - 281-855-9664. • BEAR CREEK-COPPERFIELD ROTARY FLAG PROJECT - Please call Darlene at 281-463-4296 for info. On having flags set up, take down and store flags for the major flag holidays. • CY-FAIR ROTARY CLUB - meets each Monday, at 12:00 noon, at Carl’s Bar-B-Que located at 21920 Highway 290 West, in Cypress, Texas. For further information, contact Justin Lindstrom at 281-4931141. • CY-FAIR KIWANIS CLUB, Hearthstone Country Club, 12:15 PM 1:15 PM (cost of lunch is $10). John Carroll, 281-463-0373; George Crowl, 832-467-1998 or Peggy Presnell, 281-304-7127 for more info and meeting dates.

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BUSINESS/NETWORKING: • WEST HOUSTON INTERNATIONAL ASSOC. OF ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS, fourth Tuesday of each month at Embassy Suites Huston - Energy Corridor at 11730 Katy Freeway (N. side of I10 - Kirkwood Exit). (Caroline Champness CPS/ CAP • BUSINESS NETWORKING GROUP, Tuesdays, 7:00 AM, Holiday Inn, Hwy. 6 and I-10. 713-515-2998. • WEST NORTHWEST SMALL BUSINESS NETWORK, Tuesdays, 7:00 AM, Sterling Bank, 6985 Highway 6 North. Leslie Lawson 281345-1825 or visit for more info. • CY-FAIR EXPRESS NETWORK - held from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM, the fourth Thursdays of the month, at Sterling National Golf Club, 16500 Houston National Blvd., Houston, Texas 77095. For cost and reservation info., or contact Melanie Hugele at 281989-3190. • 290 CYPRESS BUSINESS NETWORKING GROUP - Meets every Thursday, at Cypress Station Grill (located at 26010 Hempstead Road - on the corner of Hempstead Road and Spring Cypress), at 7:30 AM. • ABWA WEST HOUSTON NETWORK - meets the second Thursday of each month, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM, at the Marriott Energy Corrridor. For more info. or to RSVP, visit our website at  • HOUSTON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS - National Country Club, at 11:30 AM, located at 16500 Houston National Golf Club, in Stonegate subdivision. Contact Gayla Skates for additional information SENIORS: • C.A.P.S. HELPING AREA SENIORS, The Fifty Plus group meets Thursdays, 9:30 AM, 281-469-0730. • BEAR CREEK AARP, 3rd Thursdays, 12:00 PM for pot luck luncheon, Bear Creek Community Center, Bear Creek Drive and Patterson Road, 281-550-6359. • AARP CY-FAIR CHAPTER #4543, 3rd Tuesdays, 9:30AM, Village on the Park, 12012 Steepleway Blvd, Paul Morgan at 281-807-9118. • NATIONAL ACTIVE & RETIRED FEDERAL EMPLOYEES (NARFE), CYPRESS CHAPTER. Contact info: Mary Bianche, 281746-2742. Accepting charter members.



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• CWC - meets the first Thursday of most months at West Houston Church of Christ. Our meetings begin with social time and refreshments at 7:00 PM immediately followed by a program at 7:30 PM. For more info., contact • METRO FREE RIDE-MATCHING SERVICE, ridepro. Click on the Register button to create an account to enter your home address, your work address, your schedule and your contact info. (don’t worry, your exact home address is hidden). •  COMMUTE SOLUTIONS, programs like STAR Vanpool, Flexible Work Schedules, transit information and NuRide visit www. or call 832-681-2589. • LA-FUNDACION.NET - is a 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt Nonprofit Foundation whose mission is to provide Technology and Education to those being left behind by the Info. Age. For more info., call 713460-5544, write to or visit our web page at • BEAR CREEK COMMUNITY CENTER – 281-859-1566, www.pct3. • BP PARTNERS - Local organization for the spouses and partners of BP employees. Monthly activities. For membership info., contact Darshi Shah at or • CYPRESS CREEK EMS (CCEMS), offers American Heart Association (AHA) CPR courses at its Education Center located at 7111 Five Forks, Spring, Texas. To schedule a course for formal AHA certification you can call CCEMS at 281-378-0800.


• HARRIS COUNTY MASTER GARDENER - Generally meet on the first Tuesday of the month. For more info., call 281-855-5600 or visit http://harris, • SPRING BRANCH AFRICAN VIOLET CLUB - meets the second Saturday of each month, (Jan. through Nov.), at 10:30 AM at the Copperfield Baptist Church, 8350 Highway 6 North, Houston, Texas 77095. Call 713-462-4257 to confirm meeting date and time. For more info: • CYPRESS CREEK LAKES GARDEN CLUB - a nonprofit group, meets the second Monday (September-May), from 7-9 PM. For

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more information, see blog spot at www.cypresscreeklakesgc. or email • THE BLUEBONNET STENCILERS OF TEXAS, 1st Mondays, 6:30 - 9 PM, Tracy Gee Community Center, 3599 Westcenter, 281-3702005. • PRIDE OF TEXAS DECORATIVE ARTISTS, 2nd Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Bear Creek Comm. Center (Patterson Rd. in Bear Creek Park), 281-492-0246. • WEST HOUSTON QUILT GUILD, 3rd Wednesdays, 7:00 PM, Bear Creek Community Center, 3055 Bear Creek Dr. Houston, TX 77084. For more info., check our website at • THE TRI-COUNTY QUILT GUILD - meets the 1st Tuesday of every month, at 7 PM till 9 PM, at Fairfield Baptist Church off 290 and Muescke Rd. Check out the website for more information www. • MOCKINGBIRD SMOCKING GUILD, 2nd Tuesdays, 7:00 - 9:00 PM, JoAnn’s Fabrics, Willowbrook, 281-859-6031. • BUNCO FOR FUN, Looking for players to formulate a Bunco Club. For info., call 281-682-1750 or send an email to: taylil3511@yahoo. com. • MONTHLY BUNCO GROUP, meets once a month and the cost is only $5. If you’re interested in joining or want more information you may email me at or call 281-859-5577. • MAH JONGG PLAYERS NEEDED, We love to play days, evenings or weekends (western version with card). Contact me for details: • ANYONE UP FOR PLAYING PINOCHLE? For info., please call Lillian @ 281-682-1750 or email me at • WORKING SINGLE WOMAN Looking for single women 45+ for a singles group. If you are interested please email me at sgsingles@ • SOUNDS OF CYPRESS BAND come out for practice on Tuesday nights at 7 PM at the Lone Star College College-CyFair campus in


the Fine Arts Building. For more info., email the director, DeeDee Flores at or call her at 713-410-8051. • SHIMMER FLUTE CHOIR invites all flute players over the age of 18 to join us every other week at Foundry United Methodist Church, Sundays 1-3 PM. Contact the director, Donna Pattison at or 713-240-8933. • NORTHWEST HOUSTON INSPIRATIONAL WRITERS ALIVE! Meets at Copperfield Church in Room C-1, 8350 Highway 6 North, Houston, Texas 77095. Young adults, adults and seniors at every writing level are welcome to join us at our monthly meetings. For more information, contact:


• LA LECHE LEAGUE breastfeeding support group – at St Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Community, 6646 Addicks, the second Tuesday of the month, 10:00 AM. For further info., please call the Houston Area LLL Helpline at 713-383-2819 or visit • BEAR CREEK BAPTIST MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) - Bear Creek Baptist Church, 5901 N Fry Road - 2nd and 4th Fridays 9:30 – 11:30 AM – 281-304-6778. • GOOD SHEPHERD (MOPS) - meets at Good Shepherd on the 2nd and 4th Friday mornings of the month during the school year. Please contact Renate Wheeler now at 281-246-4396 or email: for info. • BEAR CREEK UMC MOPS - Meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, 9:30-11:30 AM. Located at 16000 Rippling Water Dr., Houston, TX 77084. For more information, cal 281-463-2330 or visit • SECOND BAPTIST MOPS- WEST CAMPUS - Free childcare. For more info, call Laurie at 713-465-3408 x 1105. • METMOPS, MOTHER’S OF PRESCHOOLERS - meets either the 1st and 3rd Friday mornings or the 2nd and 4th Friday mornings, from 9:15 - 11:45 AM. Childcare is provided with registration.

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• COPPERFIELD MOPS (MOTHERS OF PRESCHOOLERS)Meets the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month, from 9:30 – 12 noon. Childcare is provided with registration. Contact Denise Menger at or 713-385-8078 for more info. • MOMS IN TOUCH INTERNATIONAL Go to or contact Dana Grindal at 281-374-0892; email corey_and_dana@ • MOMS IN PRAYER MEETINGS FOR WARNER ELEMENTARY & FUTURE ELEMENTARY #53 - will meet from 9:30-10:30 AM. At this time, there is no childcare available. Please contact, Christa Freyhof, at for location information and additional info. • MOMS IN MOTION/Heritage Presb. Church, 7934 N. Hwy. 6, 3rd Thurs. 7:30 PM, • TEXAS EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERVENTION 1-800-250-2246 or • PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS, www.parentswithoutpartners. org or Parent with Partners Greater Houston Chapter #63 at www. or Barbara 281-469-5646. • CHILDCARE PROFESSIONALS OF HOUSTON - meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month, at the Bear Creek Community Center. For info, please call 832-593-6656. • WEST HOUSTON HOME EDUCATORS, INC. 2nd Tuesdays, 7:00 PM, Cypress Family Fellowship Church, 17330 W. Little York, 281500-6089, email or • INTERNATIONAL MOMS CLUB, go to for one closest to you • MOTHERS OF YOUNG CHILDREN (MYC) - Mothers of Young Children is designed to minister to families with young children throughout our community. For more information, check out our web site at or call the church office at 281-463-7330. • NORTHWEST HOUSTON MOTHERS OF MULTIPLES (NWHMOM) - meets at 7 PM, the third Thursday of every month, at the Coles Crossing subdivision clubhouse, 13050 Barker Cypress in Cypress. For info, visit • MUSLIM MOMMIES OF NORTHWEST HOUSTON - provides an Islamic environment for mothers and children to learn, play and socialize. If interested, please email us at • MOCHA MOMS, INC. - serves as an advocate for those stay at home mothers and encourages the spirit of community activism within it’s membership. Visit, email or call 281-852-2795. • MOMS CLUB OF CYPRESS-NORTH - meetings are the 2nd Thursday of every month. For more info., visit or contact Stephanie Hvezdos, President, at or 713-444-0697 for location, directions or any questions. • LUNA MOMS CLUB - is a great group for moms and children to learn, grow and play together, while making new friends! For more info., please contact Ami Almquist at 713-705-3514 or amialmquist@ • MOMS CLUB OF FAR NORTHWEST HOUSTON a support network for stay at home moms who are ready to get out of the house and play! Find out more at our next monthly meeting! For more info., please email us at or log on to • WEST HOUSTON MEDICAL CENTER offers FREE Mother and Child Play and Informational Support Group. For info, call 281588-8065. The Doctor’s Center is located at 12121 Richmond Ave. Houston, TX 77082.


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Heritage Presbyterian Church, 7934 Hwy. 6 N, 713-683-7227 or`alanonpx. • ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, If you want to drink, that’s your business; if you want to stop, that’s ours. To find a meeting near you or for other information call: 713-686-6300 or go to www.aahouston. org. • LYME DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP, Second Saturday of each month, 3:00-5:00 PM , Kindred Hospital cafeteria, 11297 Fallbrook. Teresa Lucher - Contact person: • PALMER DRUG ABUSE PROGRAM, Ages 12 – 17, call 281-8709311 or for ages 17 to 25 call 713-647-8858. • GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS, Hotline at 713-684-6654. Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, Bear Creek Community Center, www. • OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS, Mondays, 6:00 PM, Bear Creek United Methodist Church, 16000 Rippling Water, ROOM Coke #1, 281-345-8319. • TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY (TOPS) BEAR CREEK CHAPTER, Mondays and Fridays 9:30 AM-11:00 AM, Thomas Glazier Senior Education Center, located at 16600 Pine Forest Lane. • ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP - meets at Cypress UMC on the fourth Thursday of each month, from 7:00 to 8:30 PM, in room W201. For more info, call Marianne Johnson at 281-469-2818. • CANCER COUNSELING AT NORTH CYPRESS MEDICAL CENTER - at North Cypress Medical Center at 21216 Northwest Freeway, Suite 110, Cypress, TX, 1st floor of the Professional Building. For questions regarding any of our support groups, call Janet Kantenberger, LCSW, at 832-912-3658 or visit • CANCER SUPPORT GROUP MEETING - Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 7-8 PM at Copperfield Church, Rm C-8, 8350 Hwy 6 North, Houston, TX 77095. Contact Catherine Thomasson with questions at 832-604-7798. • BEAR CREEK MS SUPPORT GROUP - meets monthly on the Third Saturday, 1 PM - 3 PM, at The Church Without Walls, 5725 Queenston Blvd, Houston, Texas 77083. For more info., contact Paula 281-530-3857 or Alicia 713-394-2971. • NORTHWEST HOUSTON MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUP, meets the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM, at Cy-Fair Professional Building, 11302 Fallbrook near FM1960. Please contact Connie Crocker at 281-373-5860 for information. • BEAR CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH DIVORCE SUPPORT GROUP, meets on Sundays, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, at the church campus located at 5901 N. Fry Road @ West Little York. Pre-register by calling Erin Wilkins at 281-859-9900. Childcare will be provided for those registered. • WEST HOUSTON AGLOW LIGHTHOUSE, meets monthly on the second Thursday, mornings at 10:00 AM, for bible study, prayer and fellowship. Meetings are held at Deerfield Village Recreation Center, at the intersection of Clay Road and Barker Cypress. For more info., email • CYPRESS CALLING MINISTRIES BUNCO FOR BABIES, is hosting Bunco for Babies in your neighborhood. To find out more please email CCM at or come check out our website for more info. • FOOD ADDICTS IN RECOVERY ANONYMOUS (FA), meeting is every Tuesday at 7 PM, Saturday at 10 AM and Sunday at 3 PM, West Houston Community Center, located at 725 Bateswood, Houston 77079. Call FA at 781-932-6300 or locally 281-392-8914. Visit our website at • GIVE AN HOUR™ NETWORK, Provides Free Counseling to Troops and Families. People interested in receiving services through Give an Hour™ are encouraged to call 281-855-1982 or log on to, (click Military Families link) or www. to determine availability or to locate another provider in your area. • BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Community church at 6646 Addicks Satsuma Road,

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16100 Cairnway, Suite 285 Bereavement support Group meets on the first and third Thursdays of the month, in room 11 in the Family Life Center from 7:00 – 8:00 PM. For more info., contact Deborah Jackson (281-550-3027) or Gini Buehler (281-861-6306). • GOOD SHEPHERD UMC SUPPORT GROUPS, see our website for info., or call the church, 281-373-2273. • LIFELINE SUPPORT GROUP, a mutual support group for Widows & Widowers. Our group meets once a month for a general meeting and has activities on a weekly basis for members. For info., 281497-2663. • ST. CUTHBERT EPISCOPAL CHURCH SUPPORT GROUPS, see our website for info., or contact Peggy Addington at 281-550-2199. • FAMILY OF FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH SUPPORT GROUPS, see website for info., and/or www. • DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR SUPPORT ALLIANCE GREATER HOUSTON (DBSA) sponsors free support groups. For a complete list of groups and resources on mood disorders at www.dbsahouston. org. • HOUSTON’S AID IN NEONATAL DEATH IS A GREATER HOUSTON AREA, hosts a monthly support group at Chapelwood United Methodist Church, 11140 Greenbay St. Houston, TX 77024 (Memorial Area). For more info, contact us at or 832752-1919.


• TEXAS WILDLIFE REHABILITATION COALITION, INC., 713-4688972, • HOUSTON AREA PROJECT LINUS, Karen Hagin, Project Linus blanketeer, at 281-693-7150 or Sally Burns, Project Linus Coordinator, at 281-492-2679 or • CFMC VOLUNTEER PROGRAM, Applications avail. in Gift Shop of Hospital, call 281-897-3186. • CY-FAIR VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT, for info. on how you can join the other 350 volunteers of our Department and be one of Cy-Fair’s bravest, call us at 281-656-3840 or visit us on the web at • STANDUP FOR KIDS, Contact to learn more about StandUp For Kids or how you can help visit our website at • ADOPT A US SOLDIER, show your support for those that are making sacrifices for our country. If interested, please go to www. to register. • VOLUNTEERS ARE THE HEART OF HOSPICE, All those interested in volunteering, please contact Adrienne Harris at or 281-463-3697 (VistaCare).


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Formal dining table with 8 chairs, like new, never used, $750; granite top foyer table, $150; solid oak dining table with 6 chairs and China hutch, $1,000; mattresses: double, queen and king, $50 each. 504669-1072. KitchenAid 5-quart stand mixer, $75; Fender electric guitar w/case and amp, $75; vintage triple-mirror dressing table, very ornate, white, $250; vintage beaded handbag collection, $60-$150 each; vintage Blue Willow plates, cups/saucers, serving pieces, $6-$75 each. 281-647-9929.

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Ladies huffy cruiser bike, turquoise and white, hardly used, $50. Call 832-406-2791. Sig Sauer 9MM, E2022-9-B, semi-automatic, $500. 281-578-1070. Savage 22 LR semi-automatic, $150. 281-578-1070. 2008 Vision Fitness T9500 Treadmill, low usage, excellent condition, $800; 4’X7’ air hockey table, $100. 713-309-5012. Antique furniture, chest of drawers, refrigerator, chairs, dining and end tables, lamps and other household items. Call for appointment, A. Marie, 713-504-9689, 2 PM - 4:30 PM or 7 - 9 PM.

Fireplace tools & equipment: 38 1/2” X 28” Brass & glass fireplace cover with doors; brass fireplace tool set; heavy duty fireplace grate and gas starter; log carrier with wheels. Make an offer. 713-851-7544.

Doll Collection - 45 beautiful dolls in original boxes plus many others. Many are Collectors items, all are in excellent condition. Total value over $2,000, will take best offer. Contact at

Hotpoint gas range, white, clean, excellent condition, $200. Email for photos or info. Copperfield area,

White vertical blinds: 4 - 45.5 W x 83 H; 3 - 45.75 W x 84 H; 6 - 34 W x 58.5 H; 4 - 33.75 W x 70.875 H; 1 - 24 W x 68.5 H; 1 - 69.875 W x 83.75 H; 1 - 21.75 W x 34.5 H; $40 each, OBO. Call 832-518-6051.

Girls Ashley sleigh bedroom suite (Cottage Retreat), great condition, includes desk/hutch, bookcase, perfect mattress; Pottery Barn bedding; Nala train/play table. Make offer! 281-795-5889. 2 United Airlines Club passes for sale, $60. Good thru August 31, 2014. Call Cheryl 281-543-2409. Beautiful solid cherry wood coffee table, $75 OBO; lovely solid maple wood hutch top with glass doors, $75 OBO. 281 787-1205. Corner TV stand, small TV stand, small corner desk, all in black matte finish, all three for $60. Call 281-859-5445.


New toilet, Jameco Mancesa V-5000 1.6 LPF toilet tank,$75; new Allen & Roth faucets 8” (oil rubbed bronze), $85; new, 2 sinks (bathroom), Beige, 36x22, $75 and 31x22, $50; lounger/patio 61 W X 77 D X 12 H, $125; Better Homes bird bath; wheelchair (lightweight), $50; used shower chair, padded seat and adjustable legs, $50; 2 patio chairs, gray, padded, $75; 36” chandelier, bronze/brass metal and glass, $50; 2 table lamps, black and gold, no shade, $50; empty storage cabinet, white, 24x60, $25. Pictures available. Email 2 Weather Ready PACK RAT® tool box Drawer Units, 4 compartments, 24 dividers each, MSRP $1,360, moderate use, 2008 model, $1,400 for both, OBO.

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Two cream, Italian leather sofas, 3 seaters, $600 pair; Thomasville cherry wood Armoir, 78x42x25, $350; white wedding dress, size 6, $100; cream, Italian leather circular sofa, 6 seater, $600. Call 832-302-0896.

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Memorial Oaks Cemetery companion crypt (perpetual care), $12,000. 281-807-1103.

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Yamaha Cornet, excellent used condition. Cash only, $400 OBO. Call 281-855-3053. 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, $500; Ashley Furniture TV stand, 52’’x 20”x 42”, $275. Request pictures at Dark wood desk 30”W, 60”L, 28”H with side drawers, w/chair mat and chair, $40 OBO; student desk 43”L, 53”H, 24”W with shelves and drawer, $30 OBO; child’s “safari” room decor, includes wall pics, twin bedding, rug, decor pillows, lamp, gently used, $30 OBO. Call 281859-0953 after 10:00 AM. Willing to send pictures. Antique theatrical dressing stand, a must see for collectors, worth $300+, OBO; antique retro doll house furniture (many rooms), also a must see for collectors, never used, entire collection worth at least $2,000, OBO. Serious inquires only. Call after 10:00 AM at 281-859-0953 to schedule a visit. Hammerhead 150 GoKart, $750 as is; 2010 Mirra Icon BMX bike, $100; 2006 Honda CRF70, $900. Well maintained, bikes in good working condition. 281-844-7923. Werner 10’ 300lb, aluminum step ladder $75, upholstered massage chair, great for your back, paid $1,000, asking $250; upholstered TV chair and ottoman teal colored, $200 OBO, TV armoir, $50; small roll top desk, $125; large wicker shelf unit with doors, steel frame and rounded sides, $150, can send pics. 432-230-1206



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Motor Guide ET54 Trolling Motor and Minnkota 24LB Trolling Motors, never been used. Sell both for $350. Ken at 832-655-4746. Four(4) Dunlap Rover M/T 255-70R-16 tires with factory Chevrolet 16 inch, 6 bolt configuration wheels. Tires have about 100 miles on them, $500. Contact Mark at 713-906-0545. 2005 Honda CR-85R. Bike is in excellent condition and has low hours, $1,800. Please contact Mark @ 713-906-0545.

WANTED Wanted: Fabric, Table Cloths, Bed Sheets, Curtains, etc to be used to make quilts for mission project for Lutheran Women’s Missionary League. Items may be used and slightly stained or have small holes. Please contact Dorcus Coulter 713-858-1294 for more information or to donate. 


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

Garage Sale, 15510 Creekhaven Dr., Sunday, September 15, 9 AM - 5 PM. Bunk bed, electric dryer, clothes, household items, rugs, legos and more.


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Caregiver/Certified Nursing Assistant: Our Care Senior Solutions is interviewing for full or part time Caregivers/CNA’s positions. Schedules will depend on client’s needs. Ideal candidates will have 2-3 years experience in caring for seniors. All applicants are subject to pre-employment drug screening and background checks. Resumes should be faxed to 832-850-7122 or apply online at www.Â

HELP WANTED Hairstylists, ready for a change? Now is a great time! We are looking for professional hairstylists with established clientele to fill our two remaining lease booth rental spaces. Avalon Hair Salons is an upscale salon located in the Copperfield Area. Hurry, the competitive booth rental rate means that the two remaining booth spaces won’t last long! Call us today at: 281-861-9164 Craig or 713-898-4484 Leticia.


Advertising company - looking for sales/home welcomers in 77494 or 77095. Work part time on your own schedule. Visit new homeowners in your area and go over a packet of information. Add businesses to the packet and earn unlimited $. Call 281-855-6589 for more information.


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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Doctor’s office front desk help needed, will train, billing experience a plus. Fax resume to 281-855-0334.

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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; or call 281-392-5055 ext. 235.


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YMCA Youth Sports Officials Needed. The Katy Y is looking for Volleyball, Soccer and Flag Football officials. Applicants must be at least 16 years old and be able to work Saturdays. Part time (approximately 15-20 hours per week). Submit applications to Justin Puente, Sports Director, at the Katy YMCA and follow up with an email to 


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Local Welcoming Service seeking an Appointment Setter whose job will be to contact prospective businesses in the Cypress & Katy areas to schedule appointments. Work from home and set your own hours. Commission based. If interested, submit resume to info@ Earn $50 to $75 dollars an hour promoting and selling women’s designer fashion jewelry. Work part-time and earn full-time pay with flexible hours. Earn trips, car allowance, free jewelry, plus money. Training provided, must have car and computer. Paid weekly. No experience is needed, but previous direct sales are rewarded. Must be 18 years or older. Contact Amber, or 713-505-4250. If no answer, please leave a voice mail message with reference to job and phone number. 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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Plumbers or Apprentices for repair. Bilingual preferred. Please call 281-256-2239.

Dental Assistant needed, at least 2 years of experience, must be state licensed. 281-550-0900.

Sales persons wanted to sell Replacement Windows and Window coverings. Ownership opportunity available. Call Replacement Windows of Katy at 281-392-5353.

Dental assistant position available. F/T, nonsmoker, experienced preferred, knowledge of Dentrix software and bilingual a plus. Must be state licensed; Front desk receptionist, bilingual preferred. Fax resume to: 281-861-7174. Or call 281-861-7500.

Martial Arts USA is hiring qualified Tae Kwon Do Black Belts with WTF certification, over 18 years of age, background checks and interviews will be conducted. Contact Master Shin or Master An at 281-463-9333 or email Location, 17121 West Rd. Suite 200 Houston TX 77095. About Hair Salon and Day Spa is seeking experienced stylists. Apply in person 15422 FM 529, Houston, TX 77095. Now Hiring! Do you love children? Small private preschool is now accepting applications. Must be dependable and energetic. Will train. Must have copy of High School Diploma or GED and copy of Social Security Card. Apply in person to 16618 Clay Road, Suite 400. 281-656-2273. The Pediatric Dentist of Katy is looking for a highly motivated Registered Dental Assistant. Our Pediatric Dental practice is located at 24022 Cinco Village Center Blvd., Suite 210 in Katy. Our office hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8 AM to 5 PM, with lunch from 12-1 PM. On Fridays we are open from 7:30 AM to 3 PM. Please bring by your resume in person. Housekeepers needed. Great hours for mom’s with school age children. 281-861-0394. Position available for an experienced hair stylist with a great attitude and good clientele. Benefits available. Call Images Hair Studio at 281-256-2286.


Applications being accepted at Salon Picasso Studios. Lease/ commission. 281-861-9911. Residential Electrician(s): Journeyman or helper/apprentice. Have experience, references & contact info. ready, beginners last employment info. Send resume to

PETS LOST/REWARD: Blind dog named Sam, knows his name. Lost at Barker Cypress & West Little York, Last seen in Copperfield area traveling north. May be traveling along bayous and ditches for water. Light tan and light brown, medium size cattle dog or Red Heeler. Last seen wearing blue collar. Microchipped. Very sweet, may act confused. Please try to grab him, hold & call contact number as soon as you see him. Sam is blind and needs our help. Please tell friends & family, Facebook him, anything to get his story out. We are his eyes, so please help him come home safe. Thank you, and bless you. Call day or night, Trish, 713-829-5087.

PETS FOR SALE Chihuahua dogs/puppies. 832-878-4646.

HOMES/CONDOS FOR SALE For sale by owner: 5 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath, theater and playroom,

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dining, study, spacious kitchen, 2 car garage, backyard patio, crown molding, 4,300 sq. ft. with a lot of upgrades. Former model home, must see! Lakemont Shore subdivision, Richmond, TX 77407, $330,000. Call for more information/pictures, 281-766-4101 or 281-215-3433.


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 $465 - 7 days $595. No added fees. Cheryl 281-543-2409. Vacation home for rent: Hill country vacation home, Cedar Creek Cabin, new 2/2 with loft, fully furnished, huge front porch, satellite TV, beautiful views, abundant wildlife, Frio River at Concan near Garner State Park, sleeps 8. Call 866-7CON-CAN or go to for more information.

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


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