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The Official Newsletter of Falcon Point East

www.falconpointeast.org.

Happy Holidays from the Falcon Point East Board of Directors and Community Volunteers! CHRISTMAS SAFETY It’s time for cheer, good will and SAFETY. Be conscious of fire and safety hazards while decorating and maintaining Christmas trees indoors. Burning candles should never be left unattended and drying Christmas trees can be particularly dangerous towards the end of the holiday season when they have dried out. Twinkling lights on the roof are beautiful but be safe climbing that ladder. Get someone to help hold the ladder and work as a team.

HELPING NEIGHBORS DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON Are you or your neighbors going out of town? Lend a hand and pick up the paper or offer to keep an eye out while they are away. If you see suspicious activity in or around your neighborhood call the sheriff’s department at 281-341-4665.

FIREWORKS Remember fireworks are prohibited as a deed restriction in Falcon Point East. That means no firecrackers or sparklers. Fines of as much as $200 per incidence can result.

HOLIDAY YARD DECORATIONS Holiday Yard decorations are fun and festive. Make it a point to join in the festivities with colorful shrubs and plants to compliment your lighting décor. Everyone enjoys a bright holiday display on a well-kept lawn! Be considerate of your neighbors and don’t keep lighting displays on after 10:00 PM.

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Trash cans are to be stored either in the garage or behind the fence out of sight. Fertilize, treat and water your lawn and trees when possible. Do not park cars in the street overnight. Please remember pets should be on a leash at all times and cleaned up after. Pets are not allowed around the pool area.

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HOMEOWNERS

EMAIL ADDRESSES

Don’t forget to give your 6-digit code to your maids, yard assistants, friends or others. You may also purchase a card for $10 (call Jon Benson at 281-693-5583). We have gone way over budget with damaged gates this year! We need help from all residents!

In an effort to get information out to our residents in a timely manner, we are asking homeowners to voluntarily submit their email addresses to be included on a mailing list for Falcon Point use only. Sending email will allow us to keep homeowners informed of upcoming events (garage sale, National Night Out, etc.), scheduled maintenance (gate repair, etc.) and other issues of concern to our neighborhood. Your email information will be kept confidential. We will not sell or give it away to anyone. If you would like to participate, send your name, physical address and email address to Meridith Wehrle at wehrleml@hotmail.com.

HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT OUR COMMUNITY? Please call the AMI Resource Center at 713-932-1122 or 800-932-9449. We are ready with your answers.

PETS Please remember your pets must be on a leash at all times and any waste must be picked up. Animals are not allowed at the community park/pool area.

trash REMINDER Trash receptacles and recycle bins must be stored in garage or behind house out of public view on non-trash days. This is unsightly and is not the image we want to present in our community. Trash pickup days are Tuesday and Friday. Friday is heavy trash day. Trash should not be placed at curb before 6:00 PM the night before trash is picked up. Please respect the deed restrictions.

SPEEDING If you observe speeding cars in your area, you can contact the Sheriff’s Department at 281-341-4665 to request patrols so that speeding is discouraged. The Sheriff’s Department has been given authority to enforce traffic laws on our private streets.

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SOCCER FIELD RESERVATIONS

The soccer fields at the neighborhood center can be reserved by logging on to the Falcon Point East HOA website at www.falconpointeast.org. Register on the website if you have not already done so. On the right hand side of the screen, click on “Calendars” and then go to “Soccer.” The reservation must be made by a resident of Falcon Point East HOA (the Arbor, the Grove, the Landing and the Meadows), who is responsible for the activities on the field during the reserved time. You can contact Kerry Holmes at kholmes@amitx.com or 713-984-7245 if you have any questions.

NEED ADDITIONAL GATE TRANSMITTERS AND/OR GATE CARDS? Gate transmitters and gate cards are available for purchase. Transmitters are $40 each and cards are $10 each at this time. If you wish to buy gate access equipment, you can contact Richard Lowstetter at rlowstetter@amitx.com or the Gate Committee at FPE.gates@gmail.com. It is strongly recommended that everyone purchase a wallet card to be able to gain access to the neighborhood, in case your transmitter battery fails or you need to gain access to the community, but you are not in your own car.

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COMMUNITY INFORMATION

SELLING YOUR HOME??

The Falcon Point East subdivision consists of the 613 lots located in the Arbor, the Grove, the Landing and the Meadows. Owners of these lots are members of the Falcon Point East Homeowners Association, Inc. (the Association). The Association is managed by Association Management, Inc. (AMI). AMI manages the day-today operations of the Association including, but not limited to, handling deed restriction violations, correspondence with homeowners, cutting checks to pay bills and other correspondence with vendors. Policy is set by a five member Board of Directors (the “Board”). The Board is elected by the members of the Association at the Annual Meeting of Members held in October or November of each year.

If you are selling your home and need to gain access to the community for your real estate agent, please contact Kerry Holmes at kholmes@amitx.com or 713-984-7245.

In each newsletter, there is a list entitled, “Important Numbers for Falcon Point East.” You can cut it out and put it on your refrigerator for easy reference.

STREETLIGHT OUTAGES Please note that the association pays electrical charges for a streetlight whether the bulb is functioning or not. To report street light outages you can contact CenterPoint Energy at 713-207-2222 or www.centerpointenergy.com. Be sure to note the pole number and the street address.

COMMUNITY WEBSITE The community web address is www.falconpointeast.org. Come on board and log on to our Falcon Point East website. You can review the financial statements, including the monthly check register, and approved minutes of Falcon Point East HOA. You can also download governing documents. A listing of important numbers and a link to the management company (AMI) is also available. You may place your contact information in the directory if you like. An application for home improvements is available on the website. The website contains links to Katy ISD, as well as links to local traffic and weather reports. To register to use the website click on, “Register as a new user.” Follow the directions and you will receive clearance to use the website.

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MOVING?? If you are moving, and need to have the gates locked open for the moving van to access your community, please contact Kerry Holmes at kholmes@amitx.com or 713-984-7245. GATES If you have any problems with the gates, you can contact Kerry Holmes at kholmes@amitx.com or 713-984-7245.

BOARD MEETINGS All meetings of the Falcon Point East Board of Directors are open meetings. Homeowners are encouraged to observe meetings and read approved minutes. Owners who wish to address the board are welcome to do so during the homeowner forum conducted at the beginning of each business meeting. The Board generally meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM at the Club at Falcon Point, 24503 Falcon Point Drive, Katy, TX 77494. We ask that you contact AMI to be put on the agenda if you would like to address the Board. This Board meeting schedule does vary on occasion, so we recommend that you check the website (www.falconpointeast.org) or contact Kerry Holmes at kholmes@amitx.com or 713-984-7245 to confirm the time and date of the meeting for any given month.

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POSTING SIGNS ON GATES/FENCE

Ship your Holiday Packages Here!

Please refrain from using the gates or fence as bulletin boards to post announcements about lost pets, found pets or parties. This practice detracts from the appearance of our neighborhood.

FALCON POINT TEENAGE JOB SEEKER’S LIST 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. Mail to Krenek Printing, 7102 Glen Chase Ct., Houston, TX 77095 or email to news@krenekprinting.com. Must have parent(s) permission. Jacob Scott - B, SS, PP, H, L, C, FAC, CPR Lily Scott - B, CPR, SS, PP, H, C Nicholas Rohret - PP, H, L, C, T Ricky Molnar - PP Amber Mlazgar - B Julie Calcagno - P Rosa Corona - PP, T Tarek Sharif - B, C, H, PP

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TEENAGE JOB SEEKERS-The FALCON POINT

Please place my name on the Job Seekers List

(Students must be 12 before they can be added to the babysitting list.) Please fill in all information Job(s) _________________________________ q B -Babysitting Name _________________________________ q SS -Safe Sitter

q SL -Swim Lessons

Street _________________________________ q CPR -CPR Certified Email _________________________________ Birthdate - Mo/Yr_________________________ Age ______ Yr HS Grad________ or Gr ________ Phone _________________________________ Subd__________________________________

q FAC -First Aid Cert. q RCC -Red Cross Cert. q P -Pet Care (only) q PP -Pet/Plant Sitter q H -Housecare q L -Lawncare q T -Tutor q C -Car Detailing

I give my permission for my child’s name and phone number to be published in the ‘Teenage Job Seekers’ section of our subdivision newsletter.

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Epiphany of the Lord Frostyfest Craft Show Epiphany of the Lord’s 17th Annual Frostyfest will be held December 3, 2011 from 9 AM until 3 PM at 1530 Norwalk Dr., Katy (South of I-10 off of Highland Knolls between Fry Road and Westgreen Blvd.). This show offers handmade merchandise from craftsman and artisans; no resale venders. In addition to the more than 80 venders, there will be a quilt raffle, silent auction, bake sale and photos with Santa.

Morton Ranch High SCHOOL HOLIDAY MARKET FOR PROJECT PROM 2012 We will be having a Project Prom 2012 fundraising event (Holiday Market with booths for crafts, etc.) at Morton Ranch Junior High, 2498 North Mason Road, 
Katy, Texas 77449 (not at the high school,) on December 3rd from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Interested vendors should contact the Holiday Market chairperson, Veronica Salazar at roni_salazar@yahoo.com.

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FIELDER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Sary - kindergarten and Daniella - 4th grade, with their father

Fielder Elementary - Bring your Dad to school On September 28th, Fielder Falcons invited their Dads to start their day with them at school. They met for a great breakfast of fruit, donuts holes and kolaches! Then, their Dads went to class with them! Over 500 fathers attended this event!!

Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center

Braylon – kindergarten, with his father

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Blood Drive will be held at the Katy Donor Center Saturday, December 3rd from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM at 1575 S. Grand Parkway @ Highland Knolls, Suite 600, Katy TX. 281-392-7902. Â Donate and save three lives and get a t-shirt.

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CINCO RANCH HIGH SCHOOL

1st row: Stephanie Silva, Megan Barrilleaux, Carly Martin, Cassidy Nessen and Julia Stanton. 2nd row: Katie Cook, Catherine Wood, Darby Allen and Taylor Leiby.

8th Annual CRHS Cougar Stars Holiday Parade of Homes This traditional holiday event is brighter and more beautiful than ever! Mark your calendars for Dec. 1st & 2nd to visit six Katy area homes, each unique and beautifully decorated from whimsical and fun to elegantly traditional. Special features include a beautifully decorated home by Curtain Call, a third story patio view over an outdoor oasis and a whimsical craft room you can almost envision Santa and his helpers working the night away in. Over the top decorations, a CRHS Bravo Choir appearance on the 1st and CRHS Orchestra Quartet appearance both nights, this will be an event you won’t to miss! Tickets are $12 and available from your favorite Cougar Star or at the following retailers: Beau Kisses, Hauerlands, YaYa Club and Curtain Call.  

Heroes for Children Award presented to Katy ISD Volunteer

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On September 16, 2011, Melissa Mozer of Katy was presented the Heroes of Children award by the State Board of Education. Mozer has been a volunteer for 12 years at Cinco Ranch High School in Katy ISD. She has served as an executive board member of the CRHS Athletic Booster Club and chaired the club’s scholarship committee, a representative on the Katy PTA Council and has worked with Project Graduation for all four of her children. Mrs. Mozer also has been the “Popcorn Mom” for the last 10 years supporting the Cougar Commitment/POWER program, the Katy ISD drug awareness program that benefits all the high schools in the district. She is currently the Choir Booster Club board president, a member of the PTSA and Project Graduation boards, respectively. The State Board of Education honors 15 volunteers from school districts across Texas with this award. The Heroes for Children honorees are selected by the State Board members and recognized for volunteering their time, talents and skills to help improve public schools in their communities. Each hero will also have their name engraved on a plague that is permanently displayed at TEA headquarters. The awards are given annually in recognition of outstanding service and dedication to helping provide each Texas student with a meaningful, positive learning experience in school.

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Paul Lu instructs freshman James Yoder on the proper use of a Dremel tool at a Team 624 (TeamCRyptonite) safety training session.

Cinco Ranch High School Robotics Team Starts Pre-Season Training Sessions On Saturday October 15th, the Cinco Ranch High School Robotics Team 624 (Team “CRyptonite”) held the first of their pre-season safety training sessions. The team holds these before the FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®) build season, which begins in January when the new game challenge is revealed and the team then has 6 weeks to build a new robot. The training sessions are a way to stay involved with robotics during the fall off-season and to instruct new members so they have the knowledge and skills to work on the robot when the build season begins. Returning members also attend, to help teach the new members and to work on off-season projects. The team also spent time decommissioning some old robots to reuse parts for their upcoming season. Team 624 will be competing in Houston at the George R. Brown Convention Center on April 5 - 7, 2012. Cinco Ranch High School’s Team 624 (Cryptonite) Robotics competes in the FIRST Robotics Competition. The FIRST program encourages the development of technical, analytical and engineering problem solving skills. Students learn to take a complex task and use critical thinking and creativity to overcome challenges. The competitions combine the excitement of sports with science and technology to create a unique varsity Sport for the Mind™. For more information on Team 624 and FIRST Robotics Competition, visit http://team624.org. Back Row: Regan Douglas, Kourtney Tams, Rachel Ward, Natasha Wong, Matthew Nelson, Holly Kons, Shreya Jois, Ryan Pierson, Eubie Pabilona, Eric Morgan and Matthew Hubble. Front Row: Chelsea Bettis, Meredith Taylor, Austin Crosby, Ariana Sharma, Kara Karamveer, Laura Cross, Melanie Mozer, Ashley Shipp and Miles Ellis.

CRHS All-Choir Coffee House a Huge Success!

Congratulations to the CRHS choir students who participated in the traditional “Coffee House” September 30th! This year’s show featured performers from several CRHS choirs. These talented and entertaining musicians presented very unique musical numbers that kept the crowd entertained throughout the evening. UPCOMING EVENTS Through December - Longaberger Fundraiser Help support CR Choir this fall with your Longaberger fundraising purchase. Longaberger offers quality gifts, purse accessories, gourmet foods, candles and handmade baskets for your home. Ask to look at a fundraising brochure and help CR choir. Fun, cute, dishwasher safe travel cups are just $22! Contact Kathie Meyer at 281-829-3515 or email KathieBasket@gmail.com for more information. Friday, December 2nd - BRAVO Show Choir Snowball Social    7:30 PM in Main Commons. This Coffee House program features our talented Bravo show choir performing Holiday favorites. Tickets at the door $5 and includes desserts and coffee.  

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CRHS Choir Students Advance to Region Congratulations to all of the Cinco Ranch High School Choir students who earned a spot in the Texas Music Associations Region 23 District Choir. These students have earned the honor to audition for the Region Choir and will be practicing diligently in the next few weeks to earn a chair in this prestigious ensemble. Cinco Ranch Choir is under the direction of Dorothy Wilson and David Lee, whom are proud of all of the students who auditioned.

CRHS Swim Team Volunteers September 26th Cinco Ranch High School swimmers take time out of the pool to make sack lunches for “Feed the People” at Living Word Lutheran Church in Katy, TX. Lunches are distributed to day laborers in the Katy area and for many; this is the only meal of the day.

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HOLIDAY SPECIAL EVENTS 8th Annual CINCO RANCH HIGH SCHOOL Cougar Stars Holiday Parade of Homes This traditional holiday event is brighter and more beautiful than ever! Mark your calendars for Dec. 1st and 2nd to visit six Katy area homes, each unique and beautifully decorated from whimsical and fun to elegantly traditional. Special features include a beautifully decorated home by Curtain Call, a third story patio view over an outdoor oasis and a whimsical craft room you can almost vision Santa and his helpers working the night away in. Over the top decorations, a CRHS Bravo Choir appearance on Thursday and CRHS Orchestra Quartet appearance both nights, this will be an event you won’t to miss! Tickets are $12 and available from your favorite Cougar Star or at the following retailers: Beau Kisses, Hauerlands, YaYa Club and Curtain Call.

The Seven Lakes High School PTSA Presents

The Spartan Showcase Of Holiday Homes! Tour a variety of stately homes beautifully decorated for the holidays. Thursday, December 8th and Friday, December 9th 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Tickets: $12 In Advance - $15 At The Door Advanced Ticket Sales started November 21, 2011 at Seven Lakes High School 9251 S. Fry Road,
 Katy, TX 77494, 281-237-2800
 SLHS PTA Website - www.sevenlakesptsa.com and Ace Hardware Cinco Ranch 1720 S. Mason Rd.
 Katy, TX 77450, 281-392-5200
 For more information or questions: Wendy Szczechowski at wendysz@mac.com Stacey Zudock at szudock@gmail.com

Journey To Bethlehem Journey To Bethlehem has become a Katy Christmas tradition! Take your family on an amazing outdoor walking tour to Bethlehem and the birth of Jesus! On your journey you’ll encounter over 20 live animals and interact with dozens of characters as the events unfold leading up to the birth of the Messiah. Current - A Christian Church is located at 26600 Westheimer Parkway, www.christmasinkaty.com, 281-395-4722. Journey To Bethlehem is a free event.  Friday, December 9th, 7:00 - 9:00 PM Saturday, December 10th, 6:00 - 9:00 PM Sunday, December 11th, 6:00 - 8:30 PM

The Christmas Revels: Musical Theater in Celebration of the Winter Solstice The darkest time of the year casts a powerful spell over nearly every culture in the northern hemisphere, and has given birth to countless ways of celebrating the winter solstice. Many of the present-day holiday rituals in our country originate in the Nordic/German traditions and come flavored with the spices of Europe. We invite you to take a little journey to early nineteenthcentury Bavaria and the surrounding regions to explore the roots of modern Christmas.

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As always, this interactive family friendly show will include superb music, lovely costumes, and traditional dances. Our adult and children’s choruses will add to the warmth, as will performances by accomplished guest artists, including an Alphorn duet and yodlers, who are genuine interpreters of Bavarian culture. A keepsake booklet containing information about the Bavarian celebrations and songs featured in the show is included with the ticket. Don’t miss this heartwarming event and join in with our nationwide family of returning Revels fans. The 2011 Christmas Revels takes place Dec. 10th-11th & 17th-18th Saturdays 2:30 PM & 7:00 PM · Sundays at 2:30 PM Wortham Theater, entrance 16 from Cullen blvd. at the University of Houston Campus, Houston, Texas. Ample parking space available. Tickets are $17.50 - $40. For Tickets & Information 713-668-3303 or www.revelshouston. org, a non profit organization Revels Houston, Inc., P.O. Box 66829, Houston, TX 77266-6829, tune in to KUHF or call the Valk family at 281 398 0774.

Covenant Lutheran Church Las Posadas Covenant Lutheran Church (3785 Barker Cypress Rd.) is presenting its annual “Las Posadas” on Saturday, December 10th at 7:00 pm. Bring your friends and family to experience this symbolic journey by Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem. Las Posadas is a Mexican tradition carried out by a group of people who get together to honor the birth of Jesus. This outdoor event will feature drama, scripture readings, prayer, carols in English and Spanish, and a candlelight processional, followed by traditional Mexican food for everyone! All are welcome!

Two Churches, One Message: LDS and Catholic Churches Present Annual Christmas Concert The combined choirs of Epiphany Catholic Church and the Katy Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will present their annual Christmas concert on Sunday, December 11, 2011, 7:30 PM, at Epiphany Catholic Church - 1603 Norwalk Drive in Katy. The concert will feature traditional Christmas music, as well as holiday songs from other cultures. The event is open and free to the public. For nineteen years, the two churches just across the street from each other have been combining their choirs for a Christmas Concert. 

Living Word Lutheran Church cantata

The Choir of Living Word Lutheran Church will present the cantata “There Is a Rose” during their worship services at 8:00 am and 11:00 am on Sunday, Dec 11th. A chamber orchestra will accompany the choir for the presentation of the cantata composed by Robert Sterling and John Parker. “There Is a Rose” features many well-known Christmas carols such as Away in a Manger, Hark, the Herald Angels Sing, and Silent Night, as well as newly composed music. The congregation of Living Word Lutheran Church warmly invites you to join them and enjoy the music of the Christmas season by singing along or just listening. Cookies, coffee and juice will be served after each service. For more information, please check the church website LivingWordKaty.org or call 281-392-2300, x213.

The EmPowerment Center’s Annual Christmas Toy Drive Join us for a Ho! Ho! Ho! weekend beginning Saturday, December 17th at 9 am with food, fun, entertainment and special guest Santa and friends with toys for the girls and boys. Then on Sunday, De-

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21218 Kingsland Blvd., Katy, Texas 77450 cember 18, 2011 at 9 am, come see, hear and enjoy the splendor of the Christmas Story by our Drama & Fine Arts Team in our Holiday Production along Santa and friends who will be giving out more toys to the kids. Everyone is welcome. For additional information, visit us online at www.beempowered.com or call our office at 281-578-3535.

THEATER/ARTS Houston Family Arts Center Performances are at Houston Family Arts Center Garza Main Stage, 10760 Grant Road, Houston, TX 77070. 2011-2012 Mainstage Season:

Houston Fire Fighters Making Houston the City with the Biggest Heart FOR MDA It’s official, Houstonians through the Houston Fire Fighters raised a record breaking $509,961 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association making them the #1 Fill-the-Boot department in the country for the last 9 out of 10 years raising more than $6.3 million during that time. For more than 50 years fire fighters have helped MDA by filling their boots with donations from the citizens of their community. Houston Professional Fire Fighters Local #341 will begin their 2012 Fill-the-Boot fundraising campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association on Saturday February 11, 2012 during the hours of 10 AM and 2 PM. Fire Fighters will also be out March 10th, April 14th and May 12th to collect funds for the campaign. The Fire Fighters rely on support and donations from the community for the success of the campaign. Proceeds raised during the street-side campaign will help support MDA services and research programs, including MDA’s outpatient clinics at Texas Children’s Hospital and The Methodist Neurological Institute. Money raised from Fill-the-Boot also sends young people ages 6-17 to MDA summer camp, held in Burton, Texas. For more information, please contact MDA Director of Business Development Carrie Dalton at 713-5223679 or cdalton@mdausa.org.

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The Sound of Music (Through - Dec 18, 2011 on the Garza Main Stage) A Lesson Before Dying (Jan. 20 - Feb. 5, 2012 on the Garza Main Stage) Seussical the Musical (Feb. 24 - Mar. 11, 2012 at the Berry Center) The 39 Steps (Apr. 13-29, 2012 on the Garza Main Stage) The Fantasticks (Through - June 10, 2012 on the Garza Main Stage Guys and Dolls (July 13-29, 2012 TAG production at the Berry Center) Season tickets are now on sale. For the best seating and lowest prices become a season ticket holder. The HFAC season package is arranged so that any six or more shows constitute a package and patrons get to pick which 6, 7 or 8! Patrons can select their seats online at www.houstonfac.com or call the HFAC box office at 281-685-6374. GO TO http://www.houstonfac.com/id6.html for more information or to request an audition appointment.

NATURE PROGRAMS FOR PRESCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN Enjoy the outdoors with your child, age 2 1/2 to 5, at Audubon nature programs (called the “Titmouse Club”) offered every Tuesday and Wednesday morning, 10:00 to 11:00 AM, from mid-September through mid-May at the Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary, 440 Wilchester Boulevard. The programs feature fun nature talks, stories, crafts, hands-on activities and walks in the woods. The cost is $5 per child or a 5-session card can be purchased for $20. The child must be accompanied by an adult during the program. For more information, please visit www.houstonaudubon.org or contact docent@houstonaudubon.org or 713-464-4900. Upcoming programs include: December 6th & 7th: Geology Rocks!  December 13th & 14th: Christmas in the Woods  December 20th & 21st: no program - Winter break  December 27th & 28th: no program - Winter break

January 3rd & 4th: no program - Winter break  January 10th & 11th: Being Green  January 17th & 18th: Reptiles  January 24th & 25th: Nature Detectives  Jan. 31st/Feb. 1st: Mice & Squirrels

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The Katy Go Club

BOY SCOUTS

Go / Wei Qi / Baduk: Learn how to play this 4,000-year-old Asian strategy game or find an opponent to challenge you. We are organizing a club to meet weekly or bi-weekly in the Katy area. All skill levels are welcome. Please send an email to Paul Wheeler with your interest at: Pkwheeler@ti.com.

GIRL SCOUTS

CRHS student Christin Vogel Earns Silver Award Christin Vogel, a member of Girl Scout Troop 17229, recently earned the Girl Scout Silver Award, the highest recognition a Cadette Girl Scout can achieve. Her project consisted of conducting book drives and creating activity kits. Christin held two different book drives. The children’s books were donated to the Harris County Hospital District. The teens’ books were donated to the Krause Center in Katy. The activity kits were assembled and divided according to age and gender; they benefitted the children coming into Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus Emergency Center. Christin also donated band-aids, stickers and bubbles to the TCH Emergency Center. Christin completed her Silver Award project earlier this year, while she was in the eighth grade. Christin is currently a freshman at Cinco Ranch High School.

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Pack 780’s Webelos Cub Scouts with Dr. Todd Johnson in the Trauma Room of Texas Children’s Hospital

Pack 780 Cub Scouts Tour Texas Children’s Hospital The Webelos Den (10-year-olds) from Cub Scout Pack 780 recently toured the Emergency Room of the West Houston campus of Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Todd Johnson, a physician at the hospital and a father of one of the Scouts, led the tour. While in the hospital, the boys learned about different life saving equipment and procedures and also practiced first aid techniques. Pack 780 is chartered by a congregation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from the South Katy area. All boys ages 8-10 are welcome to join. For information, please contact Cubmaster Brandon Walker at 281 394 2569 or bwalk20@hotmail.com.

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BOY SCOUTS

PACK 542 HONORS THOMAS PARK WITH A TREE FOR ARBOR DAY Thomas Park in Old Katy will be a little more colorful this fall thanks to efforts of the Cub Scouts of Pack 542. The Scouts spent a sunny Sunday afternoon planting a tree in honor of Arbor Day. Not only will the tree planting help beautify Thomas Park, but it helped the Scouts develop a sense of community involvement and giving back through service to the community. The kids put some effort into life and they will see the benefits down the road, especially when they return to visit the Park after many years.

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Pack 925 Two groups from Pack 925 recently went to the Davis Mountains in Fort Davis Texas for a rare opportunity to spend one week camping and hiking.

Homeschool Pack 393 Cub Scout Pack 393 is a homeschool pack that serves the Katy area. If you have a boy between the ages of 6 and 10 (entered first grade through fifth grade this fall) and are wanting them to join an activity that is full of fun learning experiences, this is the group for you. To learn more about both scouting programs, upcoming summertime events and 393 please e-mail Sam Randolph at sumosam@sumofam.com.

katy SPORTS Katy YMCA Programs Register now for YMCA Winter Sports Leagues. Contact the Y for details at 281-392-5055 or ymcahouston.org. Low fees! Scholarships available. NFL Flag Football – ages 6-12 Basketball – Ages 3-18 Volleyball – Ages 12-18 Cheerleading – Ages 5-11 Drill/Dance Team – Ages 12-15 Winter Swim Lesson registration is going on now. Weekday morning, evening and Saturday sessions available. Private lessons also offered. Scholarships available.

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i9 Sports Registration is now open for winter Flag Football, Basketball, Soccer and Cheerleading leagues in Katy for kids ages 3-14! We focus on fun, skills and sportsmanship with a commitment to safety. Registration continues through Friday, December 16th). For more information, please visit www.i9sports.com or call 281-398-PLAY (7529).

Katy Bowling Mom’s Night Out Do you enjoy bowling and making new friends? We will meet on the 3rd Thursday of each month, at 7:00 at Ten Pins Bowl, 19936 Saums Rd. Discount bowling and drinks. RSVP, Nataly at natalykrenek@hotmail.com.

KYF Senior Varsity Saints Football and Cheer On October 15, 2011, the KYF Senior Varsity Saints football players wore pink socks, pink mouth guards and pink sweat bands and the cheerleaders wore pink socks and pink hair ribbons to represent Breast Cancer Awareness month. The boys & girls loved representing a great cause and the team went on to win their game 35-22.

CINCO BOYS LACROSSE Based in Katy, Cinco Lacrosse strives to be the best of the best in lacrosse, both in sportsmanship and in skill. We play in Division I of the boys Texas High School Lacrosse League and compete against many nearby teams and also in various tournaments in the Houston area under the leadership of our professional coaching staff. If you attend Cinco Ranch, Seven Lakes or Pope John XXII high schools, you are eligible to join our team. Please see our website, www.cincoranchlacrosse.org to register or for more information.

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Katy Rugby Club Fun for all the family. All ages welcome - boys & girls. Training every Sunday 2-4 PM, at Beck Junior High school Football Field. For more information, visit www.katyrugbyclub.com.

LADY SHARKS WOMEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATION (WGA) The Lady Sharks WGA are inviting new members to join our Thursday morning play day at Meadowbrook Farms Golf Club. Our purpose is to promote women’s golf and fellowship among our members while enhancing the understanding of The Rules of Golf and improving play. For more information, contact Edna Hemingway at 281-579-7621, ednahem@ hal-pc.org or Michele Hurlburt at 281-398-7696, dmhurlburt@sbcglobal.net.

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ATTENTION LADY GOLFERS

Please join us for a different golf outing every Wednesday morning. We are a small, fun group playing mostly around the west Houston area. Please contact www.golfinggals@yahoo.com or call Nancy at 281-550-2043.

Katy Valkyries Girls’ Lacrosse

The Katy Valkyries, a girls’ lacrosse league in the Katy area, is recruiting middle and high school girls to play in competition. Contact Liz Jones at 281 578-8439 or read more about the league on our website, www.katyvalkyries.com.

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

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Katy Family YMCA has open volleyball for Y members on Tuesday and Thursday nights for adults only, from 8:00-10:00 PM. If you know the rules and can enjoy volleyball, please join us.

Westside Golf League

Westside Golf League is actively encouraging new members. We invite you to join us every Tuesday morning at Cinco Ranch Golf Club. Our purpose is to allow ladies of all levels to meet new friends and have fun while improving golfing skills. For more information contact Sue Crookson at 281-392-4913 scrookson@houston.rr.com or Yana Dommert at 281-394-2481 yana@entouch.net or Kathy Smith 815-715-3892.

CHURCH INFORMATION Current - A Christian Church BLUE CHRISTMAS Blue Christmas is a special service specifically designed for those have lost a loved one and who are dealing with grief at Christmas time. The service will include a special message about managing grief at Christmas and a candle-lighting ceremony where each person can honor and remember their loved one. Friday, December 2nd, 7:00 PM, Current - A Christian Church, 26600 Westheimer Parkway, www.christmasinkaty.com, 281-395-4722.

2nd ANNUAL A MERRY CHRISTMAS COOKIE WALK Saturday, December 10, 2011 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Family Life Assembly of God 1012 S. Mason Road Katy, Texas www.familylifeassembly.org 281-392-0637 Don’t have time to bake? Here’s a chance to buy delicious homemade Christmas Cookies for that special loved one or that last minute gift! Choose from an assortment of goodies that is sure to bring a smile to any holiday celebration!  

Grace Fellowship UMC Kidz Christmas Come join us at Grace Fellowship United Methodist Church December 23rd for Kidz Christmas. Starting at 4:30 PM we will have family activities including a modern day take on the journey to Bethlehem, live nativity, family pictures, and S’MORES! Then starting at 6:15 PM we will have a family Christmas service Kidz Style! What does this mean? We will have fun music, dancing, black-light puppets, the Christmas Musical “Dude, You Hear What I Hear” and a few more surprises your not going to want to miss! We look forward to celebrating Christmas with you and your family!     Grace Fellowship United Methodist Church - 2655 S. Mason Road 281-646-1300.

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Creekside Community Church Community Christmas Eve Service - Una Comunidad de Navidad Servicio - Servicios en Español e Ingles Dec. 24th, 5:00 pm (service in English and Spanish simultaneously) Community Christmas Service - Dec. 25th, 10:30 am Creekside Community Church - meeting at Woodcreek Jr. High, 1801 Woodcreek Bend Ln., Katy, Texas 77494. Contact or Information: 713-705-4878, www.thecreekside.org

Power for Today Bible Study and Prayer “Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” Matt 6:34 Held every 3rd Tuesday - 6:30-7:30 pm Omni Hotel Westside - Café on the Lake 13210 Katy Freeway Houston, Texas 77079 281-558-8338

CREEKSIDE COMMUNITY CHURCH Community Bible Studies: Ladies Studies - Thursday Nights at 7 pm - Grand Parkway & Westheimer Men’s Bible Study - Saturdays at 7:00 am - Katy Mills Denny’s Youth Bible Study - Sundays at 4:30 pm - 542 Applewhite Dr. Couples Bible Studies - Tuesdays at 6 pm - Long Meadow Farms Wednesdays at 7:00 pm - North Cinco Ranch Thursdays at 7:00 pm - Silver Ranch For more information, call 713-705-4878.

Volunteers and Brookwood Residents enjoy a Bike Rally at the Brookwood Community.

Katy LDS Churches Join with Brookwood Community for Bike Rally On October 16th, Katy congregations from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) joined with the Brookwood Community for a special bike rally and carnival. The Brookwood Community is a residential facility and vocational program for adults with disabilities. The bike rally or BW15 provided residents with a fun, inclusive bike ride. Some Brookwood residents rode tandem bikes with volunteers from the churches. Others rode independently on either regular or specially modified bikes.

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“FOR THE BETTERMENT OF THE WORLD” BAHA’I FAITH OF FORT BEND COUNTY .

Please join us for an informal devotional gathering, where we share music, prayers and inspirational readings taken from the major religions of the world, in an environment of unity and harmony. The Word of God, say the Baha’i Writings, provides inspiration, rejuvenates souls, gladdens hearts and renews one’s sense of purpose. The devotional is held on the 2nd Sunday of each month, from 4-5 PM and will be followed by a sharing of thoughts, ideas and ways to apply spiritual principles to one’s dayto-day affairs. Refreshments will be served. For details on the location or for answers to any other questions you may have, please call the Baha’i Faith of Fort Bend County at 281-395-9026.

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SENIOR CHURCH GROUPS Kingsland Baptist Church Weekly Events for Adult 55+ Game Day - Meet with us every Wednesday in the Crawford Fellowship Hall from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM as we fellowship around the table playing Chicken Foot, Scrabble, Cards, etc. Bring a sack lunch (drinks provided) and we will eat together at noon. Group Exercise Class - The exercise class for adults 55+ meets every Wednesday at 8:45 AM for 45 minutes of exercise led by Christy Kennedy, a group fitness certified instructor. This is a great time to enjoy like-minded folks who are strengthening and conditioning their body for the long haul. Regardless of your present condition, Christy will help you improve while making the exercise fun and beneficial. For more information, contact Mike Kelley at 281-492-0785. Kingsland Baptist Church is located at 20555 Kingsland Blvd. We are located across from Taylor High School Tennis Courts. For more information, you can visit us online at www.kingsland.org or call the church office at 281-492-0785.

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Mark your calendars for a fun day of games, at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Everyone is invited to play cards, board games, dominoes, puzzles, etc. every fourth Tuesday of the month. Bring a sack lunch and drinks will be provided. Enter on the west side of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 20775 Kingsland Drive and go to Room 106. If you have any questions, please call Richard Powell, 281-392-2941.

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Katy Area Republicans Katy’s Conservative Voice Please check our Facebook page or our website www.katyrepublicans.com for information on meeting times and places. For further information, contact Kate Diehl at 832-643-0378 or ktuqt@consolidated.net.

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Epiphany conducts their bingo games every Friday night except holidays. There Is No Smoking Allowed During All Bingo Games. They have security, lighted parking, big screen color monitor, computerized bingo equipment, snack bar and large cash prizes. Profits benefit charitable outreach programs. Epiphany Catholic Church, Church Community Center, 1530 Norwalk Dr. (between Fry and Mason Roads, south of I-10 behind Nottingham Subdivision) off Highland Knolls. Early bird games begin at 7:30 PM and regular games at 8:00 PM. For more info., call the bingo hall number at 281-578-3905.

St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church BINGO 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. All profits will benefit community outreach and Religious Education programs. 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. For more info., call 281-391-4758.

Katy Area Democrats meets 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Briarchester club house at 7 PM. Great speakers each month as well as opportunities for community involvement. For information, contact Pat Darwish 281-647-0986 or pdarwish@ comcast.net or visit our website www.katydemocrats.net.

Katy Mommy Patriots Katy Mommy Patriots is a group of moms meeting together to join the fight to protect our children’s future by getting involved in community and political events. Come join us as we study the issues, work to elect candidates that will protect our rights and join with other groups across America to ensure that our voices are heard. We meet twice a month. For more information, call Kelly Horsley 281-858-8830 or Martha Mathis 832-321-4854.

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Rotary clubs Katy Sunrise Rotary Katy Sunrise Rotary Club is a member club of Rotary International, a 100-year-old worldwide service organization. Katy Sunrise Rotary meets every Tuesday morning, at 7:00 AM, for breakfast at The Club at Falcon Point, guests and visitors are welcomed. For more information please visit www.katysunriserotary.com.

Rotary Club of Katy Formed in 1946, the Rotary Club of Katy has a diverse membership of 30 business and professional men and women. The club meets each Thursday, from noon to 1:00 PM, at Hasta La Pasta, 1450 Grand Parkway, Suite E, Katy, TX 77494. For more information, call 281-392-0045 or visit www.katyrotary.com.

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West Houston Rotary Club West Houston Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at 12:15 PM for Lunch and Fellowship at the Omni Hotel West Houston, Katy Freeway at Eldridge. Guests and visitors are welcome. Rotary clubs provides many opportunities for giving back to our community (local and global); come join us for fun, friendships and community service. Contact 281-627-0662 for more info.

toastmasters Katy Toastmasters The current theme for our Toastmasters year is “Live Your Vision.” We meet on the first three Thursdays of each month at 7:30 PM at the Carriage Inn in Katy. Our club is a member club of Toastmasters International, which has nearly 250,000 members in more than 12,500 clubs in 106 countries. Our members meet in a fun and supportive environment and are committed to helping each other gain more confidence in speaking and in leading others. For more information, contact Jody White, Vice President of Membership at 713-308-3842 or visit the club website at http://katy.freetoasthost.org/.

Park 10 Talkers Toastmasters Club Need speaking skills? Improve your communication skills; lose your fears of public speaking; and learn skills that will help you be more successful in whatever path you’ve chosen in life. You are invited to visit the Park 10 Talkers Toastmasters Club every Thursday each month, at 11:45 AM, at NACE, 1440 South Creek Dr, Houston, 77084; telephone 281-228-6287. For more information on Toastmasters, go to www.toastmasters.org.

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Phoenix Risers Toastmasters The Phoenix Risers Toastmasters meet on the 2nd and 4th Saturday each month at the University of Phoenix building between Kirkwood and Wilcrest on Katy Freeway. Please contact us for further info at Phoenix Risers@Phoenix.edu.

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Business/networking CBMC (CHRISTIAN BUSINESSMEN COMMITTEE) West Houston’s (CBMC) Christian Businessmen Committee small group ministry teams meet at the following days and times each week. Houston Metro Office 713-688-4343 www.houston.cbmc.com or www.cbmc.com/index.htm. • Thursday, 7:00 - 8:00 AM, 8556 Katy Freeway #128, I-10 at Bingle. Leader: Joe Calvert, 713-461-5960. • Thursday, 7:00 - 8:00 AM, 10810 Old Katy Road, Suite 100, U Tex Bldg., call 713-827-0777 for more info. • Friday, 7:00 - 8:15 AM, 4543 Post Oak Place, Suite 231. Leaders: John Montgomery, 281-477-4367; Paul McDonald, 713-871-8766.

American Business Women Association’s Katy Charter Chapter American Business Women Association’s Katy Charter Chapter meets the second Tuesday of each month, at Hasta la Pasta, located on the Grand Parkway. Networking begins at 6:00 PM, followed by dinner and meeting at 6:30. Please email RSVPs and inquiries to abwa. katy@gmail.com.

WEST HOUSTON ADMINISTRATIVE PROFESSIONALS West Houston Chapter, International Association of Administrative Professionals meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Hilton Garden Inn (south side of I-10 at Dairy Ashford), 12245 Katy Freeway, Houston 77079. Networking begins at 5:30 PM. Dinner is served at 6:00 PM followed by a speaker and business meeting. Reservations are required for dinner by emailing the Hospitality Committee at whc_iaap@yahoo.com. Check our website at www.iaap-westhouston. org for more information. Office professionals employed or residing in West Houston, Katy and surrounding areas are invited to attend. For more information about West Houston Chapter IAAP, please contact Caroline Champness CPS/CAP at caroline.champness@bp.com.

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ABWA West Houston Express Network The ABWA West Houston Express Network (WHEN) meets the second Thursday of each month, at The Cellar Door, from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM. Meetings focus on professional development and feature speakers from various business entities. For more information or to RSVP, visit our website at www.whenabwa.org.

BUSINESS NETWORK INTERNATIONAL Business Network International - BNI is the largest networking organiztion of its kind. Business Network International, (BNI)/Katy Group meets every Thursday, at 7:00 AM, at The Club @ Falcon Point, 24503 Falcon Point Drive, Katy, Texas 77494. Come visit us and introduce your business to our group. Chapter contacts: President, Gary Nething, 832-247-2421 or Vice President, Angelo Molinas, 832-289-8488. For more information on Katy BNI, go to www.katybni.com.

Business Network International Business Network International, (BNI)/Cinco Ranch Group meets every Tuesday from 7:00-8:30 AM, for breakfast and business networking, at Willowfork Country Club at 21055 Westheimer Parkway, Katy, TX 77450. Please RSVP to Len Tierney at 713-8246960 or go to www.bnihouston.com and search for Cinco Ranch Chapter in Katy, Texas.

InHouston-Katy Premier Professional Business Networking Mixer InHouston-Katy Premier Professional Business Networking Mixer InHouston/Katy Group invites area business professionals to come join different business professionals for the InHouston/Katy – Premier Professional Networking Mixer. No cover charge. They meet the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 4:00-8:00 PM at Vida Loca Mexican Bar and Grill, 21810 Kingsland Blvd Katy, Texas. For information, call Gail Stolzenburg 281-493-1955, gail@ freedomnow.net or Newell Cheatheam 713-385-3622, newell@ newellcheatheam.com or http://inhouston.ning.com/events InHouston-Katy.

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BIZPACK - “Connecting People in Business and Life” Business-To-Business Networking And Breakfast $5: Meets 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month, 7:30-9:00 AM at Carriage Inn 1400 Katy-Flewellen Road, Katy, 77494. For info., call Jane Moughon at 832-455-4579 or email janemoughon@gmail.com. Website: www. meetup.com/BizPackNetworksHouston/events/30096641.

Fitness Journey Network Fitness Journey Network is a NEW group of Katy health and wellness professionals meeting the first Thursday of each month, at various locations in the Katy area. Membership is free. If you would like more information or would like to be a part of our group, please contact Karen Narum at 281-871-8920 or at fitnessjourney@live.com.

Neighbors/welcome KATY NEIGHBORS’ COFFEES Katy Neighbor’s Coffees are open to all women who live in the Katy Area. It is to promote friendship in the neighborhood among old and new residents. Coffees are held once a month on the last Tuesday, at 10 AM, at members’ homes. There are no officers of this club and membership is free to all. For more information please contact 281-578-2078 or 281-395-1730.

Welcome Wagon Club of Katy The Welcome Wagon Club Katy has a Monthly Coffee. The gathering will be on Tuesday, December 6, 2011. Women from the Katy area, whether new or established, are invited. It is an informal gathering held in a member’s home from 10 AM to noon. For location of the coffee, please call Margaret at 281-342-4935 or Jan at 281-3984777 or email welcomewagonclubkaty@yahoo.com. Welcome Wagon Club Katy will celebrate the season at the Tuesday, December 13, 2011 Luncheon. The Luncheon is taking place at Pine Forest Country Club, 18003 Clay Road, Houston, TX . Arrival time is 11:30 AM. The luncheon cost is $25. Reservations are required and must be made by Thursday, December 8, 2011. An advance payment will be required. Make your check out to “Welcome Wagon Club Katy” and mail to Welcome Wagon Club Katy, c/o Dorothy Kennedy, 22510 Elsinore Drive, Katy, TX 77450. Any questions, call Dorothy at 281-395-0917 or email welcomewagonclubkaty@ yahoo.com. The Welcome Wagon Club of Katy is a community minded, social organization, with membership open to all woman in the Katy area. Monthly activities include: Gardening, Decorating, Mahjongg, Bunco, Trips/ Antiquing, Dinning Out, Scrap booking, as well as Lunch and a Movie.

Newcomers and Neighbors of Greater Houston Looking to make new friends? Want to participate in fun activities? You are cordially invited to join one of Houston’s friendliest women’s clubs! We have monthly luncheons and numerous monthly activities for all ages and abilities. Meetings are held at Lakeside Country Club, 100 Wilcrest Drive, Houston, TX 77042. Cost is $25 per person. For more info contact: Chris Duncan, Membership VP, P. O. Box 19882, Houston, TX 77224-9882, email: NNGHMembership@yahoo.com. Newcomers and Neighbors of Greater Houston (NNGH.org) was established in 1957 to provide friendly fellowship and fun activities for Houston women. From September through May, there are monthly luncheons (normally third Wed of each month, except November) and numerous monthly activities for all ages and abilities (e,g., bridge, mah jong, bunco, bowling, beading, book club,

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play reading, sewing and crafts, movie and lunch bunch, creative cooking, wine tastings - just to name a few). NNGH is truly one of Houston’s friendliest women’s clubs and certainly the most active. In addition, we have events and activities throughout the year to benefit selected nonprofit organizations. This year we are working with Boys and Girls Country and Houston SPCA.

Misc community groups Green Trails Ladies Club Welcomes You If you are a woman residing in west Houston and surrounding communities, we welcome your involvement in the Green Trails Ladies Club. Membership is open to residents of Katy, west Houston and surrounding areas. Varied opportunities are provided for women to explore common interests and develop friendships in the neighborhood setting. The club features activity and game groups of interest to the members. This currently includes: Bunco (3 groups), Scrabble, Games for Couples, Mah Jong, Book Chats and Sweets (a book review fellowship), Indian Vegetarian Cooking, Potpourri (a variety of events, excursions, seminars, and fun activities) Women of the Word (a Bible study fellowship group), Mom’s Play Date (a play group for moms with pre-school and elementary age children), The Art Bunch (fine arts and crafts) and Girls Night Out Movie Classics and Dinner (monthly). Get plugged into as many of these facets of our club as you are inclined! Don’t miss out on fun you can have in 2010. Become a member of the Green Trails Ladies Club. Submit the information requested below along with the $20 annual membership dues to: Green Trails Ladies Club, P. O. Box 573, Barker, Texas 77413-0573. Membership renewal is also now due for existing members who have not paid dues since May of 2009. Contact Helen Connolly at 281-578-3382 for more information. Thanks to the members and leaders of our club who keep it viable and fun for the ladies of west Houston, Katy and surrounding communities.

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GREATER KATY EXCHANGE CLUB Greater Katy Exchange Club meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM, at Vida Loca Mexican Bar and Grill, 21810 Kingsland Blvd Katy, Texas. $15 includes dinner and speaker (advance registration day before meeting). You can call or pay and RSVP at www.KatyExchangeClub.com. The Greater Katy Exchange Club is nonprofit service organization of a group of men and women working together to make our community better place to live through programs of service in Americanism, Community Service, Youth Activities and the Prevention of Child Abuse. Give back to your community by joining the Katy Exchange Club. Guest’s welcome. Advance reservations required by 12:00 PM day of meeting to Shivani Shah-Palaniappan 281827-5795 or Newell Cheatheam 713-385-3622 or pay and reserve online at www.KatyExchangeClub.com.

Katy Singles (over 35+) Meetup Group The Katy Singles (over 35+) Meetup Group is a social club with free membership. Events are held in the Katy area. To learn more visit http://singles.meetup.com/1676.

TEXAS COASTAL CATTLEWOMEN Texas Coastal Cattlewomen (TCCW), a chapter of Texas CattleWomen, meets on the third Wednesday of each month, at various locations throughout the Houston area. TCCW is a 501 (c) 3 charitable organization whose purpose it is to promote beef by educating the public to its nutritional value and to the use of its many by-products in our daily lives. You do not need to be in the cattle business, but only need to want to promote beef. In addition, we award scholarships to applicants in the following counties: Harris, Fort Bend, Austin, Brazoria, Montgomery, Liberty, Waller and Wharton. If you are interested in becoming a member or desire more information, you may contact Sue Dinges at 281-238-8382 or cell 281-381-1987.

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KATY ROCKS! Life is too short so get out and enjoy it. Mix, mingle, socialize and network with singles ages 35+ or those that prefer to hang out with the over forty crowd. We have a variety of events each month such as; dinner & dancing, movies, girls night out, themed parties, picnics, weekend get-a-ways, recreational activities, daytrips and more. For more details, visit www.meetup.com/Katy-Rocks.

BP Partners BP Partners is a local organization that fosters friendship and support for the spouses and partners of BP employees. Monthly activities include Book Club, Coffees, Lunch Bunch, Bowling, Crafts and Day Trips. For membership information, contact Phyllis Crouch at phylliscrouch@comcast.net or check out our website at www.bppartnershouston.com.

Katy Area Retired Educators This dynamic organization meets at 11:30 AM, on the second Wednesday of each month, September through May, at the Merrell Center, 6301 South Stadium Lane, Katy. All retired school employees in the Katy, West Houston area are invited to become members of KARE. It does not matter from which school district you retired. KARE’s theme this year is “KARE Keeps on Learning.” Join us as we learn about a variety of topics via interesting and informative meetings, fun side trips and camaraderie with other retirees. Lunch is provided at a small cost. For information contact Luanne Zacek at 281-391-8464 or lzacek@hotmail.com.

Adult Conversation Group Real conversation is not a contest but makes room for many voices whose tone is not violent or abusive but instead as Michael Oakeshott said “humble and conversable.” It offers “the gift of the interval:” when we “look around upon the world without the sense of an enemy at one’s back or the insistent pressure to make up one’s mind.” If you enjoy real conversation about current issues and events with a group having diverse backgrounds and perspectives, join us for a cup of coffee on the 2nd Wednesday of each month in room 303 of the Parish Activity Center from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. All participants are encouraged to offer topics for the group and approximately a week before the meeting, a tentative agenda of topics will be disseminated. For further information or to get on the agenda email list, please call Gary at 281-5781036 or email conversation11@comcast.net.

SUPPORT/ HELP GROUPS • KATY CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES - Help to Survivors of Sexual Assault. The 24-hour Crisis Hotline number is 281-693- RAPE (7273). NON-EMERGENCY 281-391-5262. • The Compassionate Friends (TCF) - meetings are held in the John Burns building of Kingsland Baptist Church, 20555 Kingsland Blvd in Katy, across from the Taylor High tennis courts. For more info. please visit our website, www.compassionatefriendskaty.org or contact Melinda Ginter, 281-492-1262. • The Compassionate Friends Houston West Chapter - meets every second Monday at 7 pm at Tallowood Baptist Church at 555 Tallowood, room ET102. Info. at www.compassionatefriends.org and the Houston West Chapter at www.tcf.tcu.edu/index.html or by calling Greg Williams 281-345-9707. • CANCER COUNSELING (FREE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP IN KATY) - meets Thursdays from 7-8 pm at Christus St. Catherine Hospital. For registration and info., contact Cancer Counseling, 713-520-9873 or www.cancerhouston.com. Spanishspeaking available.

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• Free Mental Disorders Family Support Groups - Meets at a number of locations. Complete listing on www.namimetrohouston.org or call 713-970-4419. • NAMI Family to Family - free mental disorders family education course. For info., please call Vi 281-893-2493 or Debbie 713-849-5637. • DEPRESSION Bipolar support alliance - For info., call the DBSA office at 713-600-1131 or check out our website at www.dbsahouston.org. • The Katy OCD/Anxiety group for parents - meets on the last Saturday of each month at 9:00 AM at La Madeline restaurant in Katy. For more information check out our website: http://shyness.meetup.com/353/. • Tourette Syndrome Association of Texas katy support group - meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month @ 7 PM at Christus St. Catherine Annex Hospital, 2nd floor, classroom B, 701 Fry Road. For further info., please contact the support group leaders, Daryl and Barbara Brister 281-395-5392 or email darbar4@comcast.net. • Palmer Drug Abuse Program (PDAP) - For Ages 12 to 17, call 281-870-9311 or for ages 17 to 25, call 713-647-8858. • Harris county WIC PROGRAM - For additional info. about WIC, call 713-439-6145 or www.houstontx.gov/health/WIC. For a recorded message listing all Harris County WIC sites, you may call 713-439-6130. • ECI Project TYKE - If you know a child under the age of 3 who needs assistance in at least one area of development or who has a medical diagnosis or condition impacting his or her development, please call ECI Project TYKE 281-237-6647 or make a referral on our website www.katyisd.org. • Different Strokes - a support group for stroke survivors meets every Tuesday at 10:00 AM in the Senior Center, located at 13150 Memorial Dr., for fellowship, learning, sharing, exercising and loving. Call for further info.: Kay Callahan 713-461-5604 or Roberta Owens 281-463-3490. • The Arc of Katy - members are encouraged to attend The Board of Directors meetings at 7:15 PM on the first Thursday night of each month, at The Katy Christian Ministries Administration Building, 5011 East 5th Street, Katy, TX. Please visit www.thearcofkaty.org or call 832-754-9802 or 832-888-9265 for additional info. • Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) - meets every Saturday. For times and locations, please see our website at www.foodaddicts.org or call 281-392-8914. • West Houston Medical Center - offers free monthly Weight Loss Surgery Support Groups and free monthly Weight Loss Surgery Informational/Educational Classes. To inquire or register, please call 281-588-8657. • DRUG AND ALCOHOLISM FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP - meets at Radical Recovery, 21811 Katy Freeway, D-110 Katy (behind Discount Tire), every Wednesday night from 7 – 8 PM. For more info., call 713-632-5237. • Home Encouragement - a 501(c)(3) non-profit that nurtures healthy marriages and strong families. For info., contact Kellie Hurst of Home Encouragement at 281-347-LIFE or visit our website at www.homeencouragement.org. • Katy Essential Tremor Support Group - meets the first Thursday of each month, at the Heritage Grand Clubhouse, 25125 North Heritage Grand Circle, in Katy at 4:00 PM. For info., contact Betty Ann Schwarz at 281-347-2194 or email schwarzrb@comcast.net. • Katy ADHD parent group - meets on the 2nd Sunday of every month, in room S201, at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 20775 Kingsland Blvd. from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. For more info., contact Laura Peddicord at 281-392-6064 or laurapeddicord@comcast.net. • Grace Fellowship United Methodist Church - located at 2655 S. Mason Rd., Katy, 77450, offers groups for those who are hurting and healing from trials and difficulties of life. Please call the Grace Fellowship Care Ministry at 281-646-1903 for further details or see our website, www.whatisgrace.org/care.html. • st. peter’s united Methodist church support groups – We offer many different types of groups. For more info., call 281492-8031. Located at 20775 Kingsland Blvd. • Christ Clinic - No Insurance? Need medical treatment? Let us help. Christ Clinic located at 5504 First St., Katy, Texas 77492 (Next-Door to Katy Christian Ministries), 281-391-0190.

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• Holy Covenant United Methodist Church weekly Support Groups - Grief and Divorce care support groups. For more info., www.holycov.org or call the church 281-579-1200. • CROSSPOINT COMMUNITY CHURCH - Celebrate Recovery meets every Wednesday from 6:30 – 8:30 PM. This is a free ongoing meeting, open to the public. For more info., go to www.crosspt.org/classes or call 281-398-6464. • Katy/West Houston Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Meetup Group – monthly meetings provide info. and support for sufferers/families regarding any of these or related disorders. Sign up for more info at meetup.com (search fibromyalgia and Katy TX to find us), email vtway@comcast.net or call 281-705-4395, Vickie Tway - Facilitator, for other info. and meeting schedule. • Hopekeepers - national web site is restministries.org for more information or come to one of the local support groups. Grace Fellowship United Methodist Church (2655 S. Mason Rd) on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays at 10:30 AM. Epiphany of the Lord Church (1530 Norwalk Dr) on Mondays at 6:30 PM.

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• LA LECHE LEAGUE OF KATY AND WEST HOUSTON - Methodist West Houston Hospital, 18500 Katy Freeway, Houston, Texas 77094. Daytime Meetings 1st Wed. of month, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM, Evening Meetings, 4th Mon. of month, 7:00-8:45 PM. For further info., please call: Susan 281-829-6833, Maria 832-606-9932 (Spanish). La Leche League International’s website is: www.lalecheleague.org. • MOMS Club of Katy - please email momsclubkatyse@yahoo. com. You can also contact Jamie Ensminger, Membership VP: 832-493-1507. • MOMS @ Second - West Campus - Cost is $40 for entire year. Childcare provided for a minimal cost. For more info, call Faye at 713-465-3408 x 1007. • Bear Creek Baptist MOPS – Meets the second and forth Friday of each month at 9:30 AM. The cost is $10 per meeting for childcare and MOPS dues. For more info, contact Kristi Brock at Kristig8@hotmail.com or 281-858-4202. • Katy Moms In Touch International group - For info., call Leslie Power at 281-392-2357 or visit www.MomsInTouch.org on the web. • Mothers’ Share Group - meet Thursdays, from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM following the KISD schedule; at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 20775 Kingsland Blvd, Katy, TX 77450 in Room E221 (upstairs). For more info. or to confirm childcare, contact St. Peter’s UMC at 281-492-8031 or www.stpkaty.org. • Mocha Moms - a Stay-At-Home Support group for women of color. For more info, contact Hesma at 281-762-0262 or www.mochamomswesthouston.org. • iBLOOM - young Moms…come share Monday mornings with us. Visit online at www.whatisgrace.org/ibloom. Grace Fellowship UMC, 2655 S Mason in Katy. • REAL MOMS OF KATY PLAYGROUP - This group is down to earth and drama free. Learn more at www.meetup.com/Real-Moms-of-Katy. • All Moms of Katy - come run AMOK with us! Contact membership at allmomsofkaty@gmail.com to get involved. • KATY AREA PARENTS OF MULTIPLES (KAPOM) - meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00 pm at Crosspoint Community Church, located at the corner of Kingsland Blvd. and Westgreen Blvd. in Katy. For more info., please email membership@kapom.org or visit our website www.kapom.org. • Katy Parents of Gifted and Talented Support group (KPGT) - an advocacy organization dedicated to promoting quality educational services for the gifted students in the school district. Visit our website at www.kpgt.org for a printable membership form. • Katy Association of Child Care Professionals - meets the third Wednesday of each month at the MUD #81 building located at Cimarron Parkway and Hidden Canyon. Refreshments are served. For more info., call 281-578-6376 or 281-392-0989.

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• PARENTS WITHOUT PARTNERS - For more info. about Parents Without Partners International, check out our website at www.parentswithoutpartners.org or Parent with Partners Greater Houston Chapter #63 at www.pwphouston.org. Contact Barbara 281-469-5646. • FAMILY TO FAMILY -an organization dedicated to helping families who have a child with disabilities. For more information, please all Joanie or Carolyn at 713-466-6304 or go to www.familytofamilynetwork.org. • Breath Of Life Children’s Center Clinic - We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. For questions, please call 281-398-7353. • MEMORIAL HERMANN KATY HOSPITAL - offers parenting classes, for info. call 713-222-CARE. • West Houston Medical Center - offers parenting classes. To inquire or register, please call 281-588-8065.

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• The Katy Bead Group - meets Wednesdays at 12:00 noon at the Spalato Gelateria & Cafe, 22758 Westheimer Parkway #200, Katy, TX 77450 (832-437-1835). For info, call Jean at 281-693-4398 or Carol 281-492-6053 or email her at Fortijd@aol.com. • The Katy Pokemon TCG League - We meet on Tuesday evenings from 6:00-8:00 at DoubleDave’s Pizza at 1660 S. Mason Rd. Call Camille at 832-721-5481, email KatyPokemon@aol.com or check out www.Pokemon-tcg.com (look under Pokemon Organized Play) or www.PokemonBuzz.com for additional info. • Katy Woodworker’s Guild - meets the last Tuesday of each month at the West Memorial Junior High School from 7:009:00 PM. Questions: Call Terry at 281-717-4215. • The Houston Area Wood Carvers Club - meets on the third Saturday of each month from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, at Bayland Community Center in Houston (6400 Bissonnet). For more info., call Preston and Carolyn Smith at 281-392-0713, email carolynann@ consolidated.net or visit www.houstonareawoodcarvers.com. • The Katy Cruizers ANTIQUE AUTOMOBILE Club - meets the first Monday of each month at the La Finca Mexican Restaurant on Westheimer Parkway (back room). Eat at 6 PM. Meeting from 7 PM until 8:30 PM. Questions: Send email to katycruizers@yahoo.com. • BUNCO GROUP FORMING - If interested, please email me at cdkushner@sbcglobal.net. It is tentatively set for the second Wednesday of each month, from 7-10 PM and will cost approximately $5-10 a night to play. • The KATY Area ARTISTS - Please contact the KAA Programs Officer at 281-352-8057 for more information on artist mentoring and monthly members’ meetings or visit www.katyareaartists.org. • Cinco Ranch Men’s Poker Group - Looking for new players. We play once per month Friday night from 7 PM to 11 PM, at host member’s homes in the Cinco Ranch area. If interested, call Jim at 832-715-8206 (cell) for further information.

HERITAGE GROUPS • WEST HOUSTON ITALIAN CLUB - meets 3rd Friday of every month, 7:00 PM, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Addicks-Satsuma. For more info., call Carolyn or Derby Smith 281-463-1678. • IRISH AMERICAN HERITAGE ASSOCIATION - meets 4th Tuesday of every month. The meeting will start at 7:30 PM at the Harris County MUD #81 building located at Cimarron Parkway and Hidden Canyon, in Katy. This is just west of Mason Road, one mile south of I-10 at Mason Road (exit #745). Call 281-395-3038 for more info.. • British Club of Katy - Free to join and open to all Brits and ExPats who live in Katy and surrounding areas. For more info., contact Jane at 281-693-4707, Vanessa at 281-579-2832 or Nicky at 281-574-3653. Or email janebarlow@consolidated.net, Vanessa. heintz@comcast.net or nickyjukes@hotmail.com. • Bear Creek Brit’s - British or married to a Brit? We meet regularly for coffee mornings, dinners, movies and children’s activities. If interested, please phone Cath at 281-395-6701. • National Council of Jewish Women - Career Branch of NCJW has monthly meetings on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 PM. For info., call Leda 713-572-9924 or mkarchmer@sbcglobal.net. • BAYOU BELLES SERVICE ORGANIZATION - Professional women from Acadiana, meet the 1st Wednesday of every month at 7 PM, Contact: Angeline Labbe’-Auzenne at www.BayouBelles.org. • CIVIL WAR REENACTING - Enlist with Company C, “The Palmer Guards,” of the First Texas - call 281-579-3417 or visit www.texas-brigade.org. Select 1st Texas and then Co C.” • The Sam Houston Chapter of the Sons of the Republic of Texas - meets 3rd Saturday of each month (except April). Lunch meetings are held at The Briar Club located at 2603 Timmons Lane beginning at 12 Noon. Visit us on the Web at http:// samhoustonchapter.tripod.com or call John C. Thrash 713-647-0570 or 713-352-0993.

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• JAMES BATES SOCIETY OF THE CHILDREN OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION - meets once a month from September to May on Sunday afternoons usually from 2:00 to 4:00 at different locations. Please contact the Senior Society President, Kathy Pritchett at kathyspritchett@gmail.com or by phone at 713-876-6057. For more info., go to www.nscar.org.

MILITARY • AMERICAN LEGION VETERANS - meets at 7:30 PM, at the Elks Lodge on Katy Fort Bend Rd., on the fourth Wednesday of each month. All past and current members of our armed forces are invited to attend. • Floyd E. Breedlove Post 9182 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars - meets the first Monday of each month at 6:30 PM at the VFW Hall on George Bush Dr. near Ave. D. All U.S. veterans of foreign combat are welcome to visit or come join with us. For more details phone 281-391-VETS(8387) or come see us! • Marine Corps League: Tijerina Detachment meets the second Monday of each month at 7 PM at Katy Elks Lodge #2628. For additional information, call 281-799-9382 or 936-931-5945. Or visit us online at www.usmcmarine1.org. • CIVIL AIR PATROL THUNDERBIRD SQUADRON - Cadet program is open to boys and girls, age 12 - 18. Meetings are Tuesday evenings at 7:00 PM at 18000 Groeschke Road off Barker Cypress at the West Houston Airport. For further info., email ajmorrow1311@att.net.

UNIVERSITY ALUMINI CLUBS, PARENT EVENTS • Delta Gamma Alumnae Group of Katy/West Houston - For more info., contact Terri Barrow at 281-492-2847 or tlbarrow402@comcast.net. • Katy Coogs Alumni Network - University of Houston Alumni Club that serves U of H alumni in Katy and its surrounding areas. If you are interested in joining this club, please contact: Rom Crespo, romcrespo@sbcglobal.net. • KATY AREA A&M MOM’S CLUB - meetings and special events periodically throughout the year. All ages are invited to participate. For more info., visit www.aggiemoms.org or www.katywesthoustonaggiemoms.com. • Xi Mu Eta - We are Beta Sigma Phi, an international Sorority. Please call Norma Gunderson at 832-437-1636 for more info. regarding our chapter and meeting dates. • Laureate Theta Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi - meets twice a month in member’s homes. For more info., please contact Pinky Stromek at 281-395-6766 or Alice White at 281-599-8347. • Bear Creek Genealogical Society & Library Inc - meetings held 2nd Thursday of each month (September-May), from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM, at Bear Creek Park Community Center, 3055 Bear Creek Dr. Houston, TX 77084. For more info., contact Gary at 281-398-0333, email getober@hotmail.com or Betty at 713-4676302, email b.bond007@comcast.net. • Greater Katy Alumnae Panhellenic - welcomes all NPC sorority members to come to their meetings. For further information, see their website at www.katypanhellenic.org.

VOLUNTEER GROUPS • MEMORIAL HERMANN KATY HOSPITAL - Volunteers are needed at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. Please call Brenda Kepner 281-644-7581. • Houston Area Project Linus - for info., please call Karen Hagin, Project Linus blanketeer 281-693-7150 or Sally Burns, Houston Area Project Linus Coordinator 281-492-2679 or www. projectlinus.org. • Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Coalition, Inc - Volunteer opportunities for wildlife advocates. For more info. call the shelter at 713-468-8972 or email the Volunteer Coordinator at membership@twrc-houston.org. Visit our website at www.twrc-houston.org.

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• KATY CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES NEEDS VOLUNTEERS - Schedule flexible Monday-Saturday. Please call Donnie Sanchez at 281-391-5261 or email donnie.sanchez@ktcm.org for more info. • HEALTHBRIDGE VOLUNTEERING - Volunteer hours vary, please contact Ellyn Poole at epoole@nhsltd.com for more information. • Kissito Cane Island - If you would like to volunteer your time and/or make a donation, please contact Jessica Pfeil at 832-2064708 for more information. The facility phone is 281-717-1302. • Buckner Hospice of Houston - Volunteer hours of very flexible. Please contact Toni Cruse Volunteer Coordinator at 281-493-6800 or 713-918-9320 for more information. • Thomas A. Glazier Senior Education Center - Has volunteer opportunities available. A place for seniors to learn, located 16600 Pine Forest Lane, near Hwy. 6 and Clay Road. We need you in our classrooms! Get free volunteer training. Teach your own computer class. Contact us now at 713-274-3250 or email us: glaziersec@hctx.net.

Beat the Holiday Blues Check out these few tips on how to beat the holiday blues and be happy! • Be realistic. Some people experience not enough family, fun, and friendship so be kind to yourself. • Create your own traditions. As families change and grow, traditions change, too. As long as you do the traditions with a joyful heart, the celebrations you create will become your family’s cherished rituals. • Help others. It is the best antidote to self-pity and seasonal sadness. Find someone who is struggling more than you are, lend them a helping hand and remember the real meaning of the holidays. • Seek sacred space. Visit a place of worship. Simply sitting in a sacred space can remind you of the true meaning of the holidays. • Take care of your body. Eat well, drink plenty of water, exercise and get plenty of rest. The littlest bit of movement will lift your spirits and reducing the amount of junk food, sugar and alcohol you consume will reduce your blues. • Be financially responsible. Overspending during the holidays will not only increase your stress now, but will also leave you feeling anxious as you struggle to pay the bills. Buck the holiday system of excessive gift-giving and practice simplicity, creativity and basic human kindness.

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• Grieve. If a friend or family member has recently died, honor their memory. Create an altar with pictures of those you love; light candles every night for someone you have lost; play sacred music and allow yourself to cry, remember, heal. • Forgive. Forgive all sorts of people this holiday season. Read the stories of who have used forgiveness to move mountains. If they can do it, so can we. • Love... everything. Love it all. From the corny Christmas music to the house guests who won’t leave. Love even the hard times; even the cranky and crooked people of the world; even yourself, with all of your imperfections.

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Fort Bend Master Gardeners For information on Ft. Bend Master Gardeners or lists of events, visit www. fbmg.com or call the Master’s Gardener’s Hotline at 281-341-7068. Anyone with an interest in gardening is encouraged to attend our events.

Sugar Land Garden Club Sugar Land Garden Club meets at the Sugar Land Community Center, 226 Matlage Way, Sugar Land 77478. For more information visit www. sugarlandgardenclub.org or call 281-491-1621. Sugar Land Garden Club was established in 1932 and is one of the largest garden clubs in Texas. Membership is open to all.

West Fort Bend County Republican Women Are you interested in meeting your local elected officials? Would you like to know how Congress is dealing with “hot” items during this session? Contact Susan at 281-633-2277 or BurgerBizInc@aol.com for information on our group.

Become a Tutor-Understand our Student’s Lifelines Become an essential part of a student’s life by signing up to be a tutor for the Literacy Council! The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County holds tutor training every other month. The next training will be in January. After 12 hours of training, outstanding volunteers are equipped to teach Basic Literacy and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to adults. The trainings prepare tutors to organize and compile lesson plans, learn about various tutoring techniques, understand the purpose of the Literacy Council and much more. Tutors do not need knowledge of any foreign language, nor do they need formal teaching experience. We offer many locations for tutoring throughout the area, including locations in Katy. Tutoring sessions are offered during the day and at night. If you are interested in impacting someone’s life by being their tutor, please contact the Literacy Council at 281-240-8181 or visit the website at www.ftbendliteracy.org. Help us to “Change Lives Through Literacy!”

RUOK Program Fort Bend House of Hope - Bringing Healing and Restoration to Hurting Teens and Their Families House of Hope Fort Bend is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) charitable organization affiliated with National House of Hope. We are a Christ-centered non-residential program working with troubled teens and their parents. Our six month program is set up to provide weekly counseling for the teens and parents. Our goal is to be a catalyst in healing and restoration in broken families. We use a modest sliding scale and books are an additional fee. We also present F.A.M.I.L.Y. Rules Workshops for schools and other groups. This program is for any faith, culture and ethnicity in assisting parents to “parent with purpose.” If your family is in chaos, then this program is for you! This family system is designed to start with children at the age of 5 through 18 teaching authority, consequences, affirmation and being consistent and correct as parents. We have certified F.AM.I.L.Y. Rules Counselors available to assist you. Our volunteers have been screened with background checks and approved by the Fort Bend Juvenile Probation Department. For more information regarding our organization, check out our website at www. houseofhope-fortbend.org, or contact Janeen Smith at 832-764-1123, houseofhopefortbend@comcast.net.

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Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Dept. has a computer-generated program called “Are You OK?” (RUOK). It is a computer-generated call intended for senior citizens (over 55) and disabled persons who live alone and could benefit from a daily check. A computer will generate a call each morning, at about the same time and the participant chooses a time frame. A voice will ask, “Are you OK?” After this, all they have to do is hang up the phone. If the participant goes out of town or leaves the residence for any time, you just temporarily un-subscribe and re-subscribe when you return. If the call goes unanswered, the computer will call back 3 times at 15-minute intervals. If there is still no answer, the sheriff will dispatch a deputy or the local police. They will have with them a print out of information on the person that is not responding to the calls. This program was established by FBC Sheriff Milton Wright, Commissioner’s Court and Ken Whitt (FBC Sheriff’s Citizens Academy Alumni Assoc.) in 1998. Many police chiefs in the county are also participating in the program and will proceed with the welfare check for citizens of their community. To request more information or to enroll in this free and very beneficial program, please call the Sheriff’s dept. at 281-341-4704.

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PLEASE NOTE - Pets on Leashes It is the law in Fort Bend County that all pets must be vaccinated for rabies, registered and restrained. All animals, when outside of an owner’s means of restraint (i.e., in a fenced back yard), must be on a leash. For the safety of all residents, please use all precautions with your pets and keep them on leashes when walking pets in the community EVEN IF YOU FEEL YOUR PET IS HARMLESS. If you see ANY animal roaming freely in the neighborhood, immediately call Animal Control at 281-342-1512. Even if you recognize the animal, be very careful approaching it, as you do not know how it will react; if you can safely retrieve the animal, then call the owner. Otherwise, Animal Control is your best and safest option.

Fort Bend County “Leash Law” Animal control authorities are permitted to enter your Property to patrol and remove pets. Pets must be registered, licensed and inoculated as required by law. As a dog owner, you are responsible for the control of your dog. If your dog is one that ‘makes objectionable noise,’ you must make every effort to respect your Neighbor’s right to their ‘peace and quiet.’ When your dog is not in your yard, it is imperative that you keep your dog on a leash at all times. While your dog is friendly to you and your family, imagine the consequences if it were to harm someone while it was ‘roaming free.’ Please respect other resident’s right to walk the common area ground without fear of attack from an unleashed dog. Laws are written to ensure that owned animals are confined to their property or kept on a leash to free a community of unrestrained and free-roaming animals. Although most dog bites occur on the property where the dog lives, unrestrained or free-roaming dogs do pose a substantial threat to the public. In addition, unrestrained animals are at increased risk of being bitten by rabies infected wildlife. Enforcement of restraint laws is essential in enhancing the animal control program’s efforts to reduce the risk of rabies in our community. LICENSING OF DOGS AND CATS The primary benefit of licensing animals is identification, should that animal become lost. Licensing also: • Ensures that rabies vaccination are current. • Allows for quick identification in case of a bite incident. • Provides revenue to offset the administration costs of the animal control program. VACCINATION Rabies vaccinations are a prerequisite for licensing dogs and cats because they are an important control measure for the public health threat of rabies. In addition to protecting pets, rabies vaccinations provide a barrier between infected wild animals and humans.

Recycle at the Ft. Bend County Recycling Center! The Ft. Bend County Recycling center is located nearby in Rosenberg (just 10 miles away) and accepts glass/bottles and Styrofoam that Waste Management doesn’t pick up. Visit the Ft. Bend Co. government website for information: www.co.fort-bend.tx.us. Some recycling facts: • It takes about 1-2 million years for glass to decompose. • It takes 1+ million years for Styrofoam to decompose. For more facts on decomposition time, visit http://behealthyandrelax.com/2007/11/how-long-does-it-take-to-decompose.

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Classified Ads FOR SALE Elegant pool table, builder Imperial International Pool Tables, in great condition, has only been used in rare occasions. Top cloth burgundy, side laminated cherry wood, two one inch thick slate pieces, top lamp and utility rack all included, plus accessories. Asking price, $900. 281-844-6896. 3 Rod iron Ethan Allen bar stools, $300 each; small Ethan Allen kitchen table, $250; black TV console, $200; green bench with matching cushion, $150. Call 832-437-3515 or dmconkle@yahoo.com. Boehm porcelain nativity set. Six pieces, bisque finish, JMJ plus three angels in original boxes, $1,700 list, must sell $750. See each piece at boehmporcelain.com. Search BSB1 thru BSB6. John 281-392-7263. 2 Hyper Speed bikes, mint condition, paid $150 each, selling for $35 each, red and black, looks like a motor cycle. Call 713-298-9537. Free for the taking: Standard 4’ X 8’ pool table, three piece slate, need space for playroom for grandchildren. Call Jim for info. 832-866-6385. Yamaha GH1B beautiful piano, polished ebony, like new, purchased in 2002, $7,000 OBO. 281-398-6870.

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Rainbow Play System: 2 swings, 360 tire swing, 3 station swing beam, Jacob’s rope ladder, knotted rope w/ disc swing, slide, playhouse and more. Asking $1,400 OBO. Contact Joe 832-654-8886. Prom dresses, both long and short dresses, various colors and sizes; white bridal gown used for NCL presentation. Prices negotiable. 281-392-6518. Kenmore 27” gas dryer, 800 series white, $300; Whirlpool Gold washer Ultimate Care II, white, $200. Both excellent working condition. 281-513-5612. Office Setup: Full size dark cherry executive desk, rear section & hutch; dark cherry solid bookshelf; roll-up dark cherry floor mat (for carpet or tile); brush nickel / cherry floor lamp. Total Value $1,700. Very good condition 832-510-6489. Omega Pro II Racquetball Racket with zip case, never used, $35; 8” animal gold trim/porcelain (some) plates, $15 - $20 each; Emmot Kelly clown, numbered/framed lithographs, $75 - $100 each. Cheryl 281-543-2409. Sliding mirror doors (one pair) for a wardrobe or closet, each door is 39 “W x 79”H, together the doors will be good for a 78”W X 79”H wardrobe or closet, comes with upper and bottom alum guide rails, the doors are similar to IKEA PAX MALM ward robe article # 900-745-72, picture available, asking $205. Contact School8007@aol.com.

AUTOMOTIVE Rare 1967 Pontiac Firebird convertible, re-built, under warranty, 400 Pontiac motor-not matching no., less than 400 miles, totally restored, yellow with black interior, new paint, new disk brakes, new suspension, new interior & new black top with cover, new custom sound system, $24,000. Firm. 281-455-5543. 1996 Buick Roadmaster Ltd: White, leather seats, 76K miles, good condition, $4,500. Call Richie Anderson 281-463-1712. 89 Toyota pick up, 4 cylinders, very clean and in great running condition, $2,800. 281-744-2779. 1998 Suzuki 1500 Intruder, $3,550. Call for details 281-726-4305 Pat.

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HELP WANTED A local State Farm agent is seeking highly motivated telemarketers to work in a fun, upbeat office environment. Applicants should have telemarketing experience and reliable transportation. Please email resume to Tom@TomZellers.com for more information. Experienced groomer, with minimum of 2-3 years of hair cutting experience (not your own dogs). Fill out application at 18310 FM 529. No calls. Looking for a highly motivated and outgoing person to be the front desk for a new dental office in Katy area. Candidate should be knowledgeable about dental insurance and have great communication skills. It is a paperless office so computer skills are a must. Experience is necessary, minimum 2 years. Need to know how to schedule, run daily/monthly/yearly reports, submit insurance claims electronically and manually, work on accounts receivable, manage patient charts, discuss and present treatment plans, verify insurance, pretreatment estimates and so on, handle patient upsets, deal with software support, etc. Please forward resume to assistdds@hotmail.com. Looking for part-time pest control technician for Gotcha Pest Control. Call 281-531-5113 or fax resume to 281-531-1502. Discovery Schoolhouse now hiring teachers and support staff. Must have experience working in a licensed childcare facility, be flexible and dependable and have a passion for early childhood education. Call 281-401-9828 or send resume to info@discovery-schoolhouse.com. Now hiring Security Officers. Part time/full time on the job training. No experience necessary. Professional & reliable retired welcome. Must provide TDL, Soc. Sec. card, (clear criminal history). Excellent benefits, all shift available. Call today & set up interview. 281-759-1010. 1035 Dairy Ashford, Suite 225, Houston TX, 77079. 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.

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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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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. A growing residential construction co. locally owned & operated looking for advancement minded English speaking individual w/truck & tools. Call for more information 713-591-7825 or 713-446-6989. Paralegal - Katy area law firm looking for candidate with 5+ years experience. Ideal candidate should be proficient in Word and WordPerfect, be a self-starter, possess excellent communication skills, strong attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast paced environment. Send resume & salary requirements to 281-398-1380. Residential Electrician(s): Journeyman or helper/apprentice. Have experience, references & contact info. ready, beginners last employment info. 281-646-9928.

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www.bumberas.com PETS FOR SALE Shih Tzu adorable puppies. 281-743-3500. Cavalier King Charles playful healthy little puppies for sale. 281-492-6763.

LOST & FOUND LOST CAT REWARD: “Tube.” Neutered male, 10 lbs,. solid color blue gray silky fur, gold eyes, one missing and one chipped front tooth, current immunizations, microchipped. Medical records are at Kingsland Blvd Animal Clinic. ‘TUBE’ has been a member of our family for 10 years and we miss him. If you see our precious cat ‘Tube,’ please call us right away and we will come pick him up. He’s shy around strangers and will probably run from you if you approach him. However, if you have a way with animals, you may be able to sweet talk him into your home. Thank you for your help. 713-306-0805 (Carole) or 281-674-6311 (Bob).

HOMES/CONDOS FOR SALE Bay House in Sargent, waterfront property with boat access to house, built in 2003. 2 BR’s, 2-car garage, vaulted ceilings, central AC/heat, storage shed attached to house, carport, enclosed stairway, water & sewer system. Call Bill at 979-429-6853.

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HOMES FOR LEASE 3-2 spacious home in Katy, $1,200 monthly. Call Fred or Nataly 281347-2494 for info.

TIMESHARES/VACATION HOMES Las Vegas Timeshare - On the Strip near the airport, sleeps 4, full kitchen, dining & living; jacuzzi in room, 2 TV’s/2 Phones, 2 pools outside building, fitness room, washer/dryer/safe in room, 4 days $355 - 7 days $500. No added fees. Cheryl 281-543-2409. Vacation home for rent: Hill country vacation home, Cedar Creek Cabin, new 2/2 with loft, fully furnished, huge front porch, satellite TV, beautiful views, abundant wildlife, Frio River at Concan near Garner State Park, sleeps 8. Call 866-7CON-CAN or go to www.frioman.com for more information.

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Utilities/Post Office 281-341-4665 Fort Bend County Sheriff non-emergency CenterPoint Gas 713-659-2111 CenterPoint Energy (street lights out) 713-207-2222 www.centerpointenergy.com Harris-Fort Bend Counties MUD #5 (admin.) 713-623-4531 SW Water Co. (service & billing) 713-405-1750 SW Water Co. (toll free) 877-405-1750 Republic Wate Services of Texas 281-446-2030 • Pick up Days Tuesday & Friday Comcast Cable 713-341-1000 Katy - Park Row Post Office 1-800-275-8777 Dept. of Public Safety 713-465-8462 Poison Control 1-800/222-1222 Medical Memorial Hermann katy Hospital MH/Katy Rehabilitation Christus St. Catherine

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