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WINDSONG COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION July-August Minute Briefs CALL TO ORDER: The July meeting of the Board of Directors of the Windsong CIA was re-scheduled due to lack of quorum and was held on August 1, 2013. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM. Present were Board Members: Dennis Shook, Steve Zunker and Chad Vowell. Also present were, residents Rick Gomez, Kim Minshew and Heidi Nizzola; Wendi Perez, Community Events Coordinator and Nancy Callaway, SCS Management Services, Inc. MINUTES: The Board approved the minutes of the Board of Directors meeting held on June 27, 2013.
WINDSONG’S AUGUST YARD OF THE MONTH Congratulations to Linda Dunn at 18015 Golden Ridge. Linda has managed to not only have beautiful green grass in this Texas heat, but has managed to grow amazing pink hydrangea. A shaded garden mix of ferns, plumbango and begonias beautifully blend next to a buttermilk yellow front door. This lawn is a sweet reminder to push through the heat and keep gardening. The winner received a $50 gift certificate as their award. Football time in Texas!
Submitted by Wendi Perez, Yard of the Month Committee Chairperson
COMMITTEE REPORTS: CLUBHOUSE • The Board reviewed the written report for July provided by Keri Rosen, Clubhouse Manager. COMMUNITY EVENTS • Wendi Perez, Community Events Coordinator, presented her report. The Teen Splash Day Event proposed budget for $130 and the Cy-fair Fire House 8 Appreciation Night Event proposed budget for $690 were approved by the Board. GROUNDS & PARKS • Director Zunker advised that the palm tree was trimmed, however there is still an issue with the lighting. He will investigate a resolution to the issue. The new volleyball net has been ordered. MUD #183 SHERIFF • The activity report for the month of June 2013 was presented in written form for the Board’s review. POOL • Mrs. Callaway reported that a proposal was requested from Houston Recreation Management to repair a fixture on the lifeguard stand.
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YARD OF THE MONTH • The July Yard of the Month was awarded to 5726 Windsong Trail. MANAGEMENT REPORTS: MANAGEMENT • Nancy Callaway presented the Management Reports. There were 2 statements mailed, 16 installment plans monitored and 12 Notice of Non-Compliance letters mailed. FINANCIALS • The Financial Reports were presented in written form for review and consideration of the Board. The association has collected $366,862.40 or 92% of the 2013 annual assessments. Total income collected year to date is $398,318.24 and total expenses incurred is $194,252.40. ACTION ITEM LIST • The Board addressed the disposition of the Action Item List. COMMON AREA MAINTENANCE • The CAMI Report dated July 12, 2013 was presented in written form and reviewed by the Board. The Board addressed the disposition of the items listed. The disposition will be referenced on the Action Item List. ACTION TAKEN OUTSIDE THE MEETING: • The Board ratified the interim votes of the Board to approve the proposal from Monarch Landscape for irrigation coverage at the clubhouse area at $652.98 and to approve the Gate Masters service to repair the pool gate and the broken AC3 cover at $502.74. OLD BUSINESS: • The Board reviewed an email regarding the Daktronics displays warranty. SCS was requested to investigate the cost of the Platinum extended service agreement. This would allow for parts and labor coverage. NEW BUSINESS: MCS PROPOSAL • The Board reviewed and approved a proposal from MCS to remove and replace the broken glass for a window at the clubhouse at a cost of $425.
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MONARCH LANDSCAPE PROPOSALS • The Board reviewed and approved a proposal from Monarch Landscape for repairs/maintenance/additions to the irrigation at the Garden Manor entrance, areas at the clubhouse and an area a the pool at a cost of $606.47. ADJOURNMENT: The meeting adjourned at 9:00 PM.
WCIA OPEN BOARD MEETING RULES POLICY The Board of Directors, as well as all attendees, of open WCIA Board Meetings will be expected to abide by the following rules: 1. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss Association issues. 2. Cell phones are to be turned off or set to vibrate. 3. Abide by one person/conversation at a time. The meeting will be suspended until control is regained. 4. Threatening remarks and/or action will be cause for immediate adjournment. 5. Matters exceeding the allotted time will be tabled and addressed in post adjournment or the next Board Meeting. 6. No video or audio recording of the meeting is permitted.
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The Pool Season ended on Labor Day, September 2, 2013. See you in May 2014. Hope you had an enjoyable season!!!
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ACCOUNTING SUMMARY: (For Month Ending June 30, 2013)
ACCOUNTING SUMMARY FORM FOR MONTH ENDING JUNE 30, 2013
2013 Budget: 2013 Assessment Rate: Income $414,055.00 1134 @ $350.00 = $396,900.00 Expenses: $424,799.00 Increase/Decrease ($ 10,744.00) Current Year Assessment Income: Total Billed: $ 396,900.00 Year-To-Date Collected: $ 366,862.40 Total Income: Year-End Budgeted: $ 414,055.00 Year-To-Date Collected: $ 398,318.24 Expenses: Year-End Budgeted: $ 424,799.00 Year-To-Date Incurred: $ 194,252.40
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Annual Net Increase/Loss in Fund Balance:
2013 ANNUAL ASSESSMENT COLLECTION POLICY
*The Board of Directors has adopted the following collection policy for 2013: FIRST NOTICE: DELINQUENT NOTICE: CERTIFIED MANAGER DEMAND & NOTICE OF HEARING: ATTORNEY DEMAND: LIEN NOTICE: ATTORNEY LAWSUIT: FORECLOSURE
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All late penalties and collection fees are charged to the delinquent property and become a part of the assessment amount due.
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DEED RESTRICTIONS AND ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW
Reminder: Please submit an Architectural Review application prior to commencing any exterior changes to your property. An application is included in the “Windsong Whistler” for your convenience. DEED RESTRICTION/home improvement SCS Management Services is contracted to enforce our deed restriction guidelines in an effort to continuously improve our community and keep property values up. We would like to ask everyone to refer to their deed restrictions on issues that might pertain to our community. Citing (if applicable to your guidelines) could result from one or more of the following: 1) Garage door paint should match your house or trim. 2) Houses/garages should be clean of dirt and mildew. 3) House, garage and trim in need of repainting (i.e. - fading, peeling or poor quality of paint). 4) Trim boards, garage doors, shutters or gutters in need of repair. 5) Oil stains in the driveway or street. 6) Flower beds, shrubs or trees that need weeding or pruning. 7) Yard Decorations should be repaired/maintained as needed. Compliance with our community guidelines is greatly appreciated.
DEED RESTRICTION VIOLATIONS
On inspection of the community in July, the following violations were logged: Architectural Control 3 Clean-Up 85 Lawns 63 Repairs 45 Vehicles 39 Miscellaneous 12 TOTAL 247 Violations cleared 352 The purpose of the inspections is to bring about an improvement in the appearance of our community. Let’s all make an effort to reduce the number of violations each month. We want our community to look good and to maintain our property values. It is up to each of us individually to accomplish this.
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SCS Management Services has been working with your Board of Directors for many years now. One of the services that your Board has contracted us for is Deed Restriction inspections. We are out on a monthly basis to drive through the neighborhood. Over the years, we have seen many changes in Windsong. We would like to take this opportunity to share some of them with you. It is likely that one of the main reasons you moved to Windsong is because of the beautiful trees. All those trees add to the humidity in the neighborhood and, therefore, create a perfect environment for mildew. Walk outside and take a good look at your brick and siding. There are many commercial products that can be applied to remove and kill the mildew. You won’t believe what a difference it will make to your home and the overall appearance of the neighborhood! Besides creating the perfect environment for mildew, the trees also shade our lawns to the point that sunlight cannot get through to the grass, so it dies. The best way to a healthy lawn is to thin out your trees. We also see damage to sidewalks from tree roots. Remember that you are responsible to maintain your property in a healthful and safe manner. If someone trips on your sidewalk, you will be liable. We are also seeing some dead trees and stumps in yards. The Board has asked SCS to cite for removal. One last thing about trees, please keep the limbs trimmed over the sidewalks and the streets and away from street signs. School buses and emergency vehicles need to be able to safely drive down the street and not be hit by overhanging limbs. When we drive the streets, we see more parked cars in the street than we used to. The streets are county property and, although parked cars are permitted, we would ask that you move them into the driveway whenever possible. Children cannot be seen crossing the streets when there are many parked cars in the street. It would just be awful if someone got hurt because car owners cannot park their cars where they are supposed to be. The age of the homes in Windsong is lending itself to the replacement and repair of siding. Most of the homes were built prior to “hardi-plank” and the wood is deteriorating. We will be evaluating siding repairs as we drive through the neighborhood. If you get a letter about that, please call us. The letter sent will give a time limit to correct the violation
and you will likely need more time. We are happy to give that time extension once we know that you plan to make the repairs. The aging process takes its toll on fences, too. They age from the top down and from the bottom up for different reasons. Either way, top to bottom or bottom to top, you need to take a look at your fences and replace them. SCS is contracted to process the Architectural Review applications. Any exterior change you make to your property needs to have approval from the committee. Please send them directly to our office at 7170 Cherry Park Drive, Houston, Texas 77095. One last comment, if you see a property that you think has a violation that concerns you, please call our office at 281463-1777 or complete the form in this newsletter and let us know. We will monitor it to be sure it is a consistent problem and verify the violation before sending a letter. Your call will be confidential. But remember, it is not SCS, nor the Board’s role to get involved in neighbor-to-neighbor disputes, so please call in only violations. In addition, there are some issues that are not deed restriction issues, but rather law enforcement issues. When you call our office, we will let you know if it is something that we can enforce and, if it is not, we will suggest to you who you should contact.
PALM TREES Windsong has numerous palm trees. While these trees do not provide much shade, they do withstand windstorms and look tropical. Some complaints we have involve the unsightly appearance caused by the dead fronds extending down the trunks. “Skinning” is the term that refers to removing dead leaves from the palms. As the fronds die, they create a thatched, hula-skirt look. Some like this petticoat, others don’t. To create a tidier look and neater appearance, prune the dead fronds after late Spring/early Summer blooms. It’s important to avoid scarring the trunk when pruning palms because they are a dicot and their trunks do not heal over like oaks or pines. Never cut the terminal end of a palm trunk or the plant will die.
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The other issue is that these dead fronds provide nesting places for rodents (rats and squirrels) to live. Pruning the trees may or may not cause the rats to relocate. Pruning will not kill the rats. Mothballs and ammonia will discourage the rodents from climbing the trunks as will a metal cone around the palm trunk.
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Please be aware that it is a requirement for you to obtain a permit for operating an alarm system within unincorporated Harris County. Obtaining the required permit will avoid the issuance of a citation and excessive false alarm fees. Should you require a copy of the permit application form or would like to review the regulations regarding permit requirements, you may do so by visiting the Harris County Sheriff’s Office website at www.hcso.hctx.net. The application can be printed from the website, then completed and mailed to our office with the applicable fee. Should you have any questions, please contact the Alarm detail office at 713-755-4600 during normal business hours.
FLAGS AND FLAPOLES ARCHITECTURAL GUIDELINES
FLAGS: This policy is only for the display of the flag of the United States of America; the flag of the State of Texas; and an official or replica flag of any branch of the United States Armed Forces on any property. No disrespect should be shown to the flag of the United States of America. Flags shall be no larger than 3 feet by 5 feet. FLAGPOLES: No more than one building or pole-mounted flagpole not to exceed 20 feet in height will be permitted on any property. Any flagpole attached to a dwelling or a freestanding flagpole must be constructed of permanent, long-lasting materials, with a finish appropriate to the materials used in the construction of the flagpole and harmonious with the dwelling. The display of a flag or the location and construction of the supporting flagpole, shall comply with applicable zoning ordinances, easements and setbacks of record. Flagpoles should be located so as to minimize their impact on neighboring properties. When locating freestanding flagpoles, the size of the property, relationship to adjacent residences, the size of the flag, the height, color and material of the pole shall be considered. CONDITION: A displayed flag and the flagpole on which it is flown shall be maintained in good condition. Any deteriorated flag or deteriorated or structurally unsafe flagpole shall be repaired, replaced or removed.
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NOISE: Flags shall be displayed in such a manner so as to abate noise caused by an external halyard of a flagpole so as to not be a nuisance, irritant or adversely impact other neighboring property owners. LIGHTS: Any lighting used to illuminate a displayed flag must not be a nuisance or impact neighboring properties with regard to glare or intensity. Lighting which is part of the original structure may not be altered without prior approval. Proposed replacement or additional fixtures must be compatible in style and scale with the existing property. Exterior lighting shall not be directed outside the owner’s property and should not have an adverse visual impact upon adjoining neighbors. ASSOCIATION PROPERTY: Property Owners may not locate a displayed flag or flagpole on property that is owned or maintained by the Association.
BASKETBALL GOALS ARCHITECTURAL GUIDELINES
Please be aware that if you have a basketball goal in street view it must be maintained at all times. Basketball goals are permitted subject to the prior approval of the ACC and the following: * A net shall be maintained on the rim at all times. The net shall be replaced in the event that it becomes frayed or torn. * A rim shall be affixed to the backboard at all times. The rim shall be repaired or, if necessary, replaced in the event that it becomes broken or bent. * The backboard shall be repainted, repaired or replaced in the event that the surface of the backboard becomes chipped or cracked or the backboard becomes warped or unaligned. The backboard shall also be kept clean of mildew or mold. * Basketball goals that are visible from the street shall be attached to the front of the garage or freestanding. * In no event shall a basketball goal be placed at any curb either temporarily or permanently. * The pole and all mounting supports must be maintained in an attractive condition. The pole shall be removed if the basketball goal is no longer functional.
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The Harris County Municipal Utility District #183 has a contract through Harris County for one Deputy from the Sheriff’s Department to patrol the District. The MUD has also hired five part-time off duty police officers to patrol the District as needed. Their jobs are to watch out for suspicious persons and/or activities and report any incidents to the Sheriff’s Department for further action. The Deputy Sheriff and the part-time off duty police officers patrol the Windsong and Windsong Place communities as well as any commercial properties within the District.
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We would like to address one of the items that the Windsong Community Improvement Association gets the most complaints about. We receive many complaints from homeowners about vehicles parked on the street blocking the flow of traffic. The reason for that is because the roads were not designed with a parking lane. There is not enough width to allow for a parking lane. More seriously, when an emergency vehicle is unable to obtain egress and ingress to a street, precious minutes are lost that could mean loss of life/and or property. The problem becomes intolerable in cul-de-sacs where emergency vehicles or others cannot turn around due to vehicles parking inappropriately and not parallel to the curb. The neighbors of these improperly parked vehicles are inconvenienced when they have to go out of their way to get around them. Be aware that Law Enforcement can and will ticket vehicles parked too far from the curb, parked the wrong way on the street, parked facing in on a culde-sac instead of parallel to the curb or parking too close to a fire hydrant or a traffic sign.
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Everyone can “look the other way” and tolerate a vehicle parked temporarily for a visitor. We are referring to vehicles parked overnight, day after day. Please try to think of others and be a good neighbor. Don’t block your neighbor’s ability to enter and exit his driveway safely or block his/or her mailbox. We know that the homes in Windsong have two car garages. If you have multiple vehicles, please try to park them in the driveway and/or the garage overnight and whenever possible. Your neighbors will thank you! WCIA Board of Directors
SPECIAL PROJECT COMING UP?
1. First things first…an Architectural Control Application needs to be completed and submitted to Windsong CIA c/o SCS management Services before any work is started. 2. Include samples of paint, shingles, etc. with the application. 3. Once submitted, SCS Management Services will forward the application to the Architectural Control Committee for review. 4. Wait for a written approval from the ACC before beginning any work. Contact SCS at 281-463-1777 if you need an application.
The Board of Directors and the Architectural Control Committee are concerned that residents are completing projects without prior approval. Did you know that if you complete any project that does not meet architectural guidelines you are in violation of the deed restrictions? The Association has the right to take action to enforce the deed restrictions and request the removal or modification of your improvement. We want you to know before hand so that you do not spend money on improvements that may not be approved. Remember, that the deed restrictions and the architectural guidelines are in place to protect neighborhood harmony and maintain everyoneâ€™s property values.
EXTERIOR HOUSE PAINT COLOR SELECTION
The WCIA provides many opportunities for the residents to obtain approval for exterior painting prior to commencing the work. Each new resident is mailed a New Resident Welcome Packet that contains among other things a copy of the Architectural Guidelines that is recorded in the real property records of Harris County. Article VIII of this document tells you the guidelines for painting and the locations for you to view the approved color chart (SCS Management Services, 7170 Cherry Park Drive, Houston, TX 77095 and Sherwin-Williams, 5814 Highway 6 North, Houston, TX 77084). An Architectural Review application is also included in your packet. If you misplace your application or need another one, you can access www.scsmgmt.com, click on forms to print one. You can also contact SCS at 281-463-1777 or stop by our office to request one.
WINDSONG CIA RESIDENT DEED RESTRICTION COMPLAINT FORM The Board of Directors receives resident complaint forms on a monthly basis. We thank those who take the time to send them. The forms are reviewed at the monthly Board meetings and then referred to SCS Management Services to process. SCS verifies the report during their next drive-by deed restriction patrol of the community. Many times we receive complaints such as disturbing the peace, animal smells coming from a house or yard, barking dogs, neighbor to neighbor disputes, etc. We want to let you know that the association cannot enforce these types of reports. Violation: _________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ Address of Violation: ___________________________________ Date of Reported Violation: _____________________________
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Residents: Please be sure your home is properly identifiable with house number either on the house, curb or mailbox. In the event of an emergency (ambulance, fire or police), this will make it easily located.
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WINDSONG CIA VOLUNTEER SIGN-UP FORM If you are interested in volunteering to help the Board or Committee Members, please fill out this form and return it to Windsong CIA, Volunteer Sign-Up, 18150 Holly Forest Drive, Houston, Texas 77084. We appreciated your help. ______ Pool Committee
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Kittens and puppies are being dumped in Subdivisions and shopping strips. They will not find good homes. Most will be taken by the pound or shelter and those are overflowing with pets. They cannot help but have to euthanize some. You, as a responsible pet owner can be of great help by having your cat or dog spayed or neutered and not worry about finding homes for the offspring. You will have a healthier and happy pet. Another and very important thing you can do is have a collar with some form of ID and your phone number on it. Pet stores have special ID’s for your pets. Many pet owners are now “chipping” the pets. If found and taken to a vet they can scan chip and find the owner. If your pet has a rabies tag, the vet has your name and #. The first thing I ask a caller is “does the pet have ID on it.” If it does, I will help contact the # on the ID and get the pet to it’s owner ASAP. Or, the owner can pick up their lost pet. Having an ID on a pet makes life easier for all. Marie Nugent - 281-859-1104
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HONORING SEPT. 11 TH Twelve years have passed since the one day that changed our beloved America forever. We will never forget Sept. 11, 2001. There are many ways we can honor the innocent lives lost on this day. Begin by saying a prayer for their souls and continue to pray for the families affected. Volunteer and give to charity and do so without conditions. Plant a tree or flowers and say a prayer. Do something special for our first response teams. Last but not least, be thankful for your many blessings and gifts.
“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.
DR. LARA-ANN CLINTON DR. JOE CLINTON
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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CHIROPRACTIC HEALTH and WELLNESS CENTER WINDSONG TEENAGE JOBSEEKERS
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 email@example.com (preferred) or mail to Krenek Printing, 7102 Glen Chase Ct., Houston, TX 77095. Must have parent(s) permission. CODE KEY: B - BABYSITTING, CPR - CPR CERT., FAC - FIRST AID CERT., RCC - RED CROSS CERT., SS - SAFE SITTER, SL - SWIM LESSONS, PP - PET/PLANT SITTER, P - PET CARE ONLY, H - HOUSE CARE, L - LAWN CARE, C- CAR CARE/DETAILING, T - TUTORING
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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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THE THOMAS A. GLAZIER SENIOR EDUCATION CENTER
COMMISSIONER STEVE RADACK, HARRIS COUNTY PRECINCT THREE 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! September Schedule - Must preregister in person for classes (or by phone if already registered and participating at center 713-274-3250). 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.
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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.
• ADL ( Activities of Daily Living) • Companion Care • Transportation/Dr. Appt/Church Services
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.
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. harriscountycitizencorps.com. (CERT)
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BEAR CREEK GARAGE SALE
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 semiannual Garage Sale. HPCA will provide advertising and security. Make October 5, 2013 the day!!
ABERDEEN GREEN COMMUNITY
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.
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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
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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.”
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)
Golfers interested in participating and any businesses and individuals interested in sponsoring this event can contact Stacie Hemann at 512-319-0929 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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ANNOUNCING THE 9TH ANNUAL AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY RELAY FOR LIFE OF CY-FAIR GOLF TOURNAMENT
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 www.hprelayforlife.com. Golfers can play as a team or as an individual. Registration Fee is $440 per foursome and includes greens fee, cart, range balls 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
ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS AND REACH UNLIMITED GOLF TOURNAMENT
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 and developmental disabilities have the capacity for growth and devel opment based on their own unique combination of abilities. Please visit their website at www.reachunlimited.org for a complete list of their services, special events, participating organizations and their Mission Statement. For flyers, entry forms or if you have any questions, please contact Scott Chaffey at 713-898-3560 or email@example.com. We will also be happy to pick up any merchandise you may wish to donate.
XANADU GALA, MILDRED’S UMBRELLA THEATRE COMPANY’S ANNUAL FUNDRAISER, YOU’VE GOT TO BELIEVE IN MAGIC!
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 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 www.mildredsumbrella.org. Underwriting levels are still available. For more information contact 713-823-8664 or visit our website.
2013 CGG SADDLE UP! FOR SIRE RIDE-A-THON AND FAMILY CARNIVAL
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 http://sire-htec.org for more information and to register online!
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ZETA TAU ALPHA CYPRESS ALUMNAE THIRD ANNUAL PINK TIE AFFAIR
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 successes raising over $7,000 each year to benefit breast cancer awareness. With last year nearly selling out, be sure to mark your calendars to join the fun and to help support a great cause, Breast Cancer awareness and education!
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2013 ST. JUDE GIVE THANKS WALK AT THE HOUSTON ZOO!
November 23, 2013 You can register at givethankswalk.org. For additional information, please contact Anyoleth Sanchez at email@example.com or 713-599-1441.
ANIMAL FUNDRAISER SUNDAY FUNDAY WITH CANINE CASINO!
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 www.thelovemollyfund.com. Do good, feel good.
REUNIONS WALTRIP CLASS OF 1978 - 35TH REUNION
When: Saturday, September 7th, 7:30-11:30 PM Where: Blanco’s $25 per person
Food, DJ and dancing w/cash bar. Come join us to celebrate 35 years! Go to our website www.waltrip.zxq.net or check out Waltrip Class of 1978 Facebook page for more details. Spread the word!!! Other classes are invited!
JAMES E. TAYLOR CLASS OF 1988 ANNOUNCES 25TH CLASS REUNION
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 www.classcreator.com/Katy-Texas-Taylor-1988. For more information, please contact Holly Graham Murphy at 832-428-3035, Jacqueline Guttman Dolezal at 281-222-9133 or Wendi Zedler Lacki at 832-492-7466.
EVENTS THE LONE STAR SYMPHONIC BAND
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, www.lssband.org, 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
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SPRING BRANCH AFRICAN VIOLET CLUB ANNUAL FALL SALE
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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FALL CRAFT SHOWS/FESTIVALS
• CY-FAIR WOMEN’S CLUB “SHOP ‘TIL YOU DROP” MARKETPLACE Saturday, September 14th from 9 AM until 5 PM at the Berry Center on the corner of Barker Cypress and West Rd. Free parking/admission. Onsite Day Care available and provided by Club Rewind (CFISD after school program). Benefits the Cy-Fair Women’s Club Scholarship Fund/other charities. For more info., go to CyFairWomensClub.org. Sponsored by Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Hotze Health and Wellness Center and Towne Lake. • ST. MARY’S FALL GIFT MARKET! - On Friday, September 27th from 9 AM to 4 PM and Saturday the 28th from 9 AM to 3 PM. Located at the corner of Louetta Road and N. Eldridge Parkway. Shop the selection of unique jewelry, home decor, creative toys, flower arrangements, handcrafted gifts, collectibles, pottery, candles and trendy clothing for ladies and children. Also features The Tea Room offering the famous taco soup, sandwiches, desserts and homemade baked goods, plus the Silent Auction benefiting churchaffiliated projects and outreach. For more info., please visit stmaryscypress. org or call Jennifer (281-655-8774) or Michelle (832-559-8726). • 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. Unique gifts, scrumptious homemade desserts, a boutique and delicious homemade chicken tortilla soup. High quality hand made gifts, original designs by talented artists, doll clothes suitable for 18” dolls, delicious homemade desserts, Czech noodles, kolaches, pigs in the blanket and mouth-watering, yummy chicken soup for a quick meal and available to take home. • ST. PETER’S UNITED METHODIST CHURCH WOMEN’S 23rd ANNUAL PICK-A-DILLY CRAFTS FAIR - Saturday, October 19, 2013, 20775 Kingsland Blvd., Katy (across from Taylor High School), 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. (Proceeds benefit mission projects.) Indoor & Outdoor Crafts Booths, Silent Auction, Pumpkin Patch, Bake Sale, Great Food and Free Admission. Contact: Beverly, 281-856-6217.
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• 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. More than 50 Vendors, plus the Emmanuel Crafters Table. 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 more. A lunch or a snack from our “Eats at Emmanuel” Kitchen Counter is available. Interested Vendors, please contact Warren Hussey at emmanuelbazaar09@ yahoo.com 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. • SEAS CATHOLIC CHURCH, K OF C #8096 LADIES AUXILIARY’S 21st ANNUAL GINGERBREAD VILLAGE ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOW - Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. (Free Admission) and over 100 booths featuring Seasonal Décor, Beautiful Art, Handmade Crafts, Name-Brand Merchandise and Gourmet Food. Enjoy lunch at at concession stand - BBQ Sandwiches, Spuds, Chicken Salad, Hot Dogs and Homemade Goodies. If you need any additional information, please email Monica Delgado at mon. firstname.lastname@example.org. Located at 6646 Addicks-Satsuma, Houston 77084, between N. Highway 6 and Eldridge and between FM 529 and W. Little York. • ST. MARK’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH SECOND FALL CRAFT SHOW - 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, the cost will be $35 and all proceeds will benefit the Camp Allen Scholarship Fund. Fill out a form on the church website, www. stmarksfortbend.org, to reserve your space today. If you need additional info. after reviewing the registration form, please contact us at 281-545-1661. • 18th ANNUAL LANGHAM CREEK FFA CRAFT SHOW November 9th & 10th at the Cy-Fair ISD Exhibit Center at Telge/Hwy 290. Over 100 vendors selling a wide variety of products concessions, silent auction and raffle, chicken bingo and more! Vendor booths are still available! Please email email@example.com or call 281-734-1153 with questions or to obtain a vendor application. All proceeds benefit the LC FFA students! • CYPRESS FALLS FFA CRAFT SHOW - November 16-17, 2013 - (Move in Friday night or Saturday morning). Register for a booth by contacting Cynthia Taylor, 713-9225057 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Location: Cy-Fair ISD Telge Exhibit Center, 11206 Telge Road, Cypress, TX 77429. • FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH 19th ANNUAL PILGRIM FESTIVAL - Currently taking applications from craft vendors of handmade crafts only. 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 email@example.com for application or further info. The church is located at 10840 Beinhorn Rd., Houston 77024 (Voss/Bingle exit off I-10).
SPORTS...SPORTS...SPORTS KIDS’ CROSS-COUNTRY TEAM’S SEASON STARTS SEPTEMBER 10 TH 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.
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BEAR CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH SPORTS
Our address is 5901 N. Fry Rd. in Katy, Texas 77449. Registrations can be made online at www.bearcreekchurch.tv/sports (click on specific camp or sport registration) or in our Church Office, Monday through Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. On Fridays, the office is open 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Scott.email@example.com or David.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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NETBALL CLUBS Houston Shooting Stars welcomes ladies, men and youth to join in, play and learn netball, Tuesday nights at The British School of Houston. We are also looking for interested players, adults and youth to play in a new Katy Netball club. No experience necessary. For more information, go to our facebook page, Houston Shooting Stars Netball Club or www.netballamerica.com or contact Ros at email@example.com or call 832-790 3772.
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.i9sports.com or call 281-398-PLAY (7529).
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mation 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: firstname.lastname@example.org or Alan at 281-579-0480, email Leeds3@swbell.net.
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CY-FAIR EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION PRESENTS
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.
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VOLUNTEERS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS (VIPS) & CY-FAIR ISD
VIPS is an acronym for Volunteers in Public Schools. VIPS in Cy-Fair 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.
Cy-Fair ISD & Volunteers in Public Schools (VIPS) September 2013 Events: September 5th - VIPS General Meeting - 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM, Berry Center. Open to all CFISD school staff, volunteers, parents and community members. Get the latest information on what is happening in CFISD. September 10th - Vision Certification Training - 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM, Berry Center. Become a state certified trained volunteer to assist a CFISD school nurse in vision testing for the students. Please RSVP to the school nurse by September 3rd. September 11th - Hearing Certification Training - 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM, Berry Center. Become a state certified trained volunteer to assist a CFISD school nurse in hearing testing for the students. Please RSVP to the school nurse by September 4th. September 17th - PIE Mentor Training - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Berry Center. Training for individuals committed to serve as a role model and friend to a CFISD student. September 19th - PIE Mentor Training - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM, Berry Center. Training for individuals committed to serve as a role model and friend to a CFISD student. September 24th - VIPS Math Training - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM, Berry Center. Participants will learn the approach to the process and actions used in elementary math. This class will be presented by the CFISD math coordinator. September 25th - Junior Achievement Coordinator Training - 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM, Berry Center. Specifically for those who will take responsibility for implementing the JA program for their campus. September 25th - Junior Achievement Volunteer Training 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM, Berry Center. The purpose of Junior Achievement is to educate and inspire young people to value free enterprise, understand business and economics and be workforce ready. How to register for training: With the exception of Hearing and Vision Certification, register for training by emailing the PIE office at email@example.com. Provide you name and the name and date of the training you wish to attend. Registration is required to guarantee a seat and training materials. Adults only.
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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. 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. Hotpoint gas range, white, clean, excellent condition, $200. Email for photos or info. Copperfield area, firstname.lastname@example.org. 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. 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. 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 email@example.com.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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. email@example.com. 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. Memorial Oaks Cemetery companion crypt (perpetual care), $12,000. 281-807-1103. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 281-859-0953 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 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. Sofa good to very good condition, $250 OBO. email@example.com.
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HELP WANTED - CARE 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.ourcareseniorsolutions.com.
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. Church seeks Part-time Nursery Caregivers to provide proper care and nurturing to children during church services and special events. Submit resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Classified Ads Doctor’s office front desk help needed, will train, billing experience a plus. Fax resume to 281-855-0334. 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; email@example.com or call 281-392-5055 ext. 235.
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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, firstname.lastname@example.org or 713505-4250. If no answer, please leave a voice mail message with reference to job and phone number.
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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 Justin.email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Now hiring security officers, part time/full time. No experience necessary. Retirees welcome. All shifts available. Accepting applications Monday - Thursday, 8 AM - 11 AM. Located at 1035 Dairy Ashford, Suite 225, Houston, Texas 77079. Phone: 281-759-1010.
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Plumbers or Apprentices for repair. Bilingual preferred. Please call 281-256-2239. Sales persons wanted to sell Replacement Windows and Window coverings. Ownership opportunity available. Call Replacement Windows of Katy at 281-392-5353. Martial Arts USA is hiring qualified Tae Kwon Do Black Belts with WTF certification, over 18 years of age, background checks and interviews will be conducted. Contact Master Shin or Master An at 281-463-9333 or email YoungAn@cyfairtkd.com. Location, 17121 West Rd. Suite 200 Houston TX 77095. 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.
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Housekeepers needed. Great hours for mom’s with school age children. 281-861-0394. Position available for an experienced hair stylist with a great attitude and good clientele. Benefits available. Call Images Hair Studio at 281-256-2286. Dental Assistant needed, at least 2 years of experience, must be state licensed. 281-550-0900. Dental assistant position available. F/T, nonsmoker, experienced preferred, knowledge of Dentrix software and bilingual a plus. Must be state licensed; Front desk receptionist, bilingual preferred. Fax resume to: 281-861-7174. Or call 281-861-7500. Applications being accepted at Salon Picasso Studios. Lease/commission. 281-861-9911. Residential Electrician(s): Journeyman or helper/apprentice. Have experience, references & contact info. ready, beginners last employment info. Send resume to email@example.com.
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.
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FOUND: 8GB SanDisk, looks like a disk that you would use in a camera and has files with pictures of a proposal, engagement photos and wedding photos.The wedding photos look like the wedding was up north. Call 713-545-8245.
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HOMES/CONDOS FOR SALE
For sale by owner: 5 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath, theater and playroom, 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 www.frioman.com for more information.
Due to the amount of space involved and the response of those wishing to publish a Novena to St. Jude, a Novena to St. Jude will be published along with a list of initials of those wishing to publish one. We are sorry, but we cannot make exceptions. $5 Charge for each Novena per area. Please specify which area you would your Novena to appear in. - Krenek Printing. 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
Windsong Community Improvement Association Officers
Dennis Shook – President Steve Zunker – 1st Vice-President Brenda McCullah – 2nd Vice President Chad Vowell – Secretary Lori Berthelot – Treasurer PURPOSE OF WINDSONG COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION
Windsong Community Improvement Association handles the financial and legal affairs of the subdivision. Each lot owner is required to pay an annual maintenance fee which is used to pay street lights; taxes on and maintenance the common areas, such as the swimming pool, tennis courts, clubhouse, playgrounds, and entrances.; contract deputy patrols; and legal expenses incurred to enforce the deed restrictions, etc. The Board meets the 4th Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM in the meeting room at the Windsong Community Clubhouse. Residents are welcome to attend. Anyone wishing to place an item on the agenda should call SCS Management Services, Inc. at 281-463-1777 at least 5 days in advance.. The Annual Meeting of Members is held on the 1st Thursday in May. Board Members hold three year staggered terms and are elected. The election process is as follows: 1) Voting by proxy. Mail in proxies will be mailed with the Annual Meeting Notice. 2) Voting in person will be by attendance at the Annual Meeting.
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Hours @ SCS Building, 7170 Cherry Park Drive, Houston, Tx. Office Phone: 281-463-1777; Fax: 281-463-0050 Office Hrs: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Mon-Fri. Closed Weekends and Major Holidays WCIA employs SCS Management Services, Inc. to service the community.
Windsong Team Members are as follows: • ASSOCIATION MANAGER Nancy Lee Callaway, AMS Ext.7132 E-Mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org • SERVICE MANAGER Judy Norton Ext. 7133 E-Mail – email@example.com • ACCOUNTING CLERK - Laura Birchfield Ext.7118 E-Mail -firstname.lastname@example.org • ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW CLERK Sharon Griffith, Ext. 7115 E-Mail - email@example.com • DEED RESTRICTION COORDINATOR Chris Sharp, Ext. 7136 E-mail - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Windsong Community Center is available for rental to Windsong residents who are current on their HOA account. Residents must make reservations 15 business days in ADVANCE. Reservations are first come first serve. Please contact Keri Rosen by leaving a message on the Windsong Resident Line at 281-550-7996 and your message will be returned within 3 days CONTRACT DEPUTY PATROLS Harris County MUD #183 provides additional patrols for one Sheriff’s Deputy through a contract with Harris County. Please call 281-4632648 to report any suspicious person, activity or for vacation watch.
Occasionally business of the association may require us to be out of the office for a short period of time. If we are out of the office when you call or if you call after hours, please leave a message on our voice message system and your calls will be returned as soon as possible.
The WCIA has a new resident package available which are sent once a month to the new homeowners once SCS Management Services, Inc has received transfer information.
Deed restrictions are strictly enforced by Windsong Community Improvement Association. Copies of the restrictions are available upon request by mail. Please call 281-463-1777. Complaint forms are included in every “Windsong Whistler” for your convenience. The association’s office verifies complaints and writes letters to violators. WCIA will initiate legal action when warranted, to enforce the deed restrictions.
You MUST submit any plans for improvements or modifications of your home to Windsong CIA for review. Your plans will be checked to insure that they comply with the deed restrictions. This includes re-roofing, play forts (8 ft limit), temporary storage buildings, etc. Please call SCS Management 281-463-1777 to obtain the necessary form. You may also access www.scs.mgmt.com
TRASH COLLECTION ROYAL DISPOSAL. Royal Disposal collects our trash. The homeowner’s maintenance fee does not pay for trash pick-up. Residents are billed quarterly in advance on an individual basis. You must call Royal Disposal to start service at 713-526-1536. 1. Trash pick-up days are Tuesdays and Fridays between 7:00 AM and 6:00 PM. 2. Curbside pick-up for each home for a maximum of 6 cans per day. 3. All tree branches less than 3 inches in diameter and shrub trimmings should be cut in four feet lengths and bundled. 4. No pick-up is schedule on New Year’s Day; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Thanksgiving Day; and Christmas Day. Pick-up will resume the next regularly schedule day. 5. Heavy trash pick-up is scheduled every Friday. 6. Excluded items include, but are not limited to, acids; batteries; car parts; car tires; chemicals; construction trash (to include concrete, large quantities or rolls of carpeting, fencing, construction material and debris); dirt; garage door openers; hazardous or toxic or radioactive waste; large pieces of glass (must be broken and placed in cardboard box and weigh less than 40 pounds); human or animal fecal waste; large sofas and sleepers and furniture with metal frames; metal items; paint; petroleum products or filers; refrigerators (if Freon is not removed and refrigerator tagged); rocks; sand. Resident may call Customer Service at 713-526-1536 and arrange for items to be picked up at a negotiated price. WATER DISTRICT
Windsong CIA is serviced by HC MUD #183. Severn Trent Environmental Services was hired by the Water Board to manage the utility district and they can assist you if you have any problems. For new service or billing information, please call 281-579-4500. If you are reporting a repair, please call 281-398-8211 for 24-hour assistance. Email MUDCustomerService@stes.com for Customer Service. Email STBilling@stes.com for billing questions.
I M P O RTA N T N U M B E R S T O R E M E M B E R Emergency 911 Fire & Ambulance 713 466-6161 281-256-2266 Harris Co. Constable’s Office 281 463-6666 Clay Rd. Courthouse Annex. 281 463-2446 Harris Co. Sheriff’s Department 713 221-6000 Rabies Control 281 999-3191 Rape Crisis (24 hrs.) 713 528-7273 Suicide Prevention (24 hrs.) 713 228-1505 Supportive Outreach Service for Battered Women & Children 713 528-5785 Women’s Info. & Referral Exchange 713 528-2121 Cy-Fair School District Admin. 281 897-4000 Peggy Wilson Elementary (K-5) 281 463-5941 Watkins Jr. High (6-8) 281 463-5850 Cypress Lakes High 281-856-3800 Street Light Repair (Center Point) 713 207-2222 (To report non-working light, give address and pole number off pole) www.centerpointenergy.com/outage
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Lost Pets www.countrypet.com 713-999-3191 Harris County Animal Control 281 999-3191 Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation 713 468-8972 MTA Buses (Routes & Scheduling) 713 635-4000 Car Share/Van Share 713 227-0003 Alcoholics Anonymous (24 hours) 713 686-6300 Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse 713 520-8620 Legal Advise (9:00-4:00) Battered Women & Children (Wires 24) 713 528-2121 Overeaters Anonymous Hot Line 713 973-6633 Crisis Hotline (24 hours 713 228-1505 Harris Co. Children’s Protective Services (24 hours) 713 526-5701 Poison Control (24 hours) 1-800-764-7661 U. S. Post Office (Bear Creek) 281 855-2556 Severn Trent Environmental Services (HCMUD # 183) New Service 281.579.4500 Repair 281-398-8211 Center Point Energy 713 659-2111 To report gas leaks 713 659-3552 Reliant Energy 713 207-7777 713 207-2222 Reliant Energy Power Repair
AT & T Royal Disposal (Trash pickup) (Pickups Tues. & Fri./Heavy pickup on Fri.) Teen Hotline (M-Th 4-9 Sat.10:30-4:30) SWIM TEAM - LISA RENFRO
1-800-559-7928 713-526-1536 713 529-TEEN 281-859-8432
• WINDSONG RESIDENT QUESTION LINE Call 281 550-7996 if you want to report association issues for general information or complaints/concerns to a Board member, Committee Member, or to rent the clubhouse. This is a message line only. Leave a message. Your call will be returned by a volunteer.
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