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Katy-Flewellen Median Grayson Lakes residents have asked about a county offer to share the cost of landscaping the Katy-Flewellen median in front of our community. The situation is this. About a year ago, Fort Bend county offered to provide the labor if Grayson Lakes would provide the material to landscape the median. According to the plan provided by the county, the cost to Grayson Lakes would have been about $30,000. The conclusion of the Budget Committee was that this work could not be funded since it would result in an increase in dues. Instead, the Budget Committee included $682.50 for 21 mowings a year in order to keep the median presentable.

LocaL Teen arTisT Makes Her Mark Local teen artist, Reagan Douglas, has just completed her first official recording at the famed Music World Studios in Houston, owned by Matthew Knowles, father of artist BeyoncĂŠ. The recording session was part of the prize for winning the T.E.E.S Katy Talent contest earlier this year. Her winning original song, entitled “ ‘Til the End,â€? is a tribute to those battling cancer and their families. Reagan began learning the guitar at the age of 11. She quickly took to writing lyrics and playing for anyone who would listen. Recently she performed for the Texas Children’s Hospital and Coaches for Cancer and has appeared several times on stage at Relay for Life in Katy. Her songs will soon be available on iTunes and her website, www. reaganonline.com. Her dream is to develop her career and travel around the world sharing her joy of music. T.E.E.S. Katy is a non-profit organization whose goal is to encourage teens to pursue their talents and dreams in a positive atmosphere: www.teeskaty.com.

HosTing a foreign excHange sTudenT is easier THan you May THink During the 2012-2013 school year, students from all across the world will have the opportunity to travel to Houston and surrounding communities to spend the entire school year in the United States, learning and working with American Families. In order for the students to come to the U.S. they must have proper host families lined up. Now is a crucial time of year for the Ayusa program as local staff coordinators to find local host families for the upcoming school year. The Ayusa program is celebrating its 30th year this year and is responsible for more than 60,000 students from 75 different countries spending the school year in the United States. With the current school year quickly coming to an end Ayusa’s local staff is busy looking for families for students for the 2012-2013 school year. Many families are needed and with the schools having deadlines and limits for foreign exchange students, the earlier the better. It also gives the families and students time to get to know each other via skype, facebook, etc. while waiting for their year abroad to start. For more information and requirements, please contact Heather Wells by phone 281-770-3414 or by email ayusakaty@gmail.com.

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patriot’S peN Conducted Nationwide, this VFW sponsored youth essay competition gives 6th, 7th and 8th graders an opportunity to write 300-400 word essays expressing their views on democracy with the prospect of awards for future educational endeavors. We invite you to join the more than 120,000 students who participated last year in this contest. You may access specific instructions by going to the VFW Website: VFW.ORG, choosing programs, then scholarships, then Patriot’s Pen. The 2012 theme is “What Would I Tell America’s Founding Fathers?” Entries must be submitted no later than midnight Nov. 1, 2012. Deliver to VFW #8905, 21902 Hempstead Hwy., Cypress, TX, 77429 (next to Carl’s BBQ) or mail to: VFW #8905, POB 2, Cypress, TX 77410-0002.

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Pregnancy Help Center of West Houston’s Executive Director (Debbie Stoddard) was invited to speak to 6th - 12th graders at Faith West Academy in February, during their chapel time. FWA passed around a bottle and each student was challenged (by their School Chaplain) to put $20 into the bottle. At the end of their fundraising event, FWA raised and donated $1,500 in addition to a NEW Play Pen FILLED with Diapers. FWA’s generosity will assist in the extensive resources that Pregnancy Help Center provides to residents of 3 counties who are faced with circumstances surrounding a present, potential or former pregnancy. We would like to extend our thanks to Faith West Academy for their hospitality and generosity.

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mothER’s day cElEbRation tips May 13th mothers of mere mortals like us. Here are some tips on celebrating all things mom! fare and tuck her favorite flowers into a small crystal vase. Fill the tray with small presents. as a weekend getaway or as elaborate as a U.S. tour! 3. Surprise your mother with a visit if she lives far away. 5. Honor your mother’s memory if she’s no longer living. Send a donation to her favorite charity or spend the day working for her favorite cause. Do things she taught you to love. cards, flowers or notes to the mothers of your friends, even if you’ve never met them. and their mothers.

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celebrAte MeMOriAl DAY Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. Check out these few facts and ideas on enjoying this holiday:

History of the Memorial Day Holiday (U.S): Originally called Decoration Day Memorial Day Holiday was officially proclaimed on May 5, 1868 by General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Day was first observed on May 30, 1868 Congress changed the observed Memorial Day date in 1968 to the last Monday in May to ensure a three day weekend. Ways to observe Memorial Day: Wear red poppies on Memorial Day to honor those who died serving the United States during war Visit cemeteries to place flags/flowers on the graves of veterans for Memorial Day Visit a memorial Attend a Memorial Day parade to honor fallen heroes Family and friends get together for a Picnic for Memorial Day Memorial Day is unofficial kick-off of summer season

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The KaTy Go Club 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.

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Please have the FBS # 281-341-4665 posted near your home phone, programmed into your cell phone and if you have children at home, make sure they know where to find the number and also put it in their cell phones if they have one. Never open your door to anyone that you don’t know or looks suspicious and make sure children know this as well. Neighborhood Security information as well as detailed information in reference to our Neighborhood Watch Program are available on our website, www.graysonlakesliving.com. The Neighborhood Watch document contains ways to keep yourself and your property safe and ways to help facilitate local law enforcement to reduce crime in our community. Be aware of your surroundings and keep your eyes and ears open! Please sign up to receive Email alerts and forward this to any neighbor you know that may not be getting urgent information.

VoluntEErS nEEdEd! If you are interested in volunteering for the Grayson Lakes HOA Budget Committee, please contact Trey DeVillier at 281-347-7772 or send an email to trey@communitysound.com. Thank You!

Suggestions from the FBS dispatch officers regarding suspicious people are to get a physical description including race (white, black, Hispanic, etc.), height, weight, hair color, clothing etc. For suspicious vehicles, try to get a License Plate # and color, make and model, if possible and direction the vehicle is going. Keeping a pad of paper and pen in your own vehicle will make it easier to obtain the needed information.

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COMMUNITY INTEREST GROUPS POLITICAL INTEREST GROUPS: KATY AREA REPUBLICANS KATY’S CONSERVATIVE VOICE - for info., contact kate diehl at 832-643-0378 or ktuqt@consolidated. net or check our face Book page or our website www.katyrepublicans.com. WEST FORT BENd COUNTY REPUBLICAN WOMEN – for more KATY AREA dEMOCRATS - meets 3rd Tuesday of the month at Briarchester club house at 7:00 PM. for info., contact Pat darwish 281-647-0986, visit ww.katydemocrats.org or email atydems@hotmail.com. KATY MOMMY PATRIOTS protect our children’s future by getting involved in community and political events. Meets twice a month. for more info., call kelly Horsley 281-858-8830 or Martha Mathis 832-321-4854. ROTARY CLUBS: ThE ROTARY CLUB OF KATY SUNRISE (RCKS) - meets every Tuesday morning, at 7:00 AM, for breakfast at The Club at falcon Point, guests and visitors welcome. for more info. visit www.katysunriserotary.com. ThE ROTARY CLUB OF KATY - meets each Thursday, noon to 1:00 PM, at Hasta La Pasta, 1450 Grand Parkway, suite e. for more info., call 281-392-0045 or www.katyrotary.com. WEST hOUSTON ROTARY CLUB - Tuesdays, Houston omni, north eldridge at katy freeway. 281-627-0662.

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On February 16th, McDonald Jr. High celebrated Black History Month with a school wide event that featured guest speakers and student performances. Pictured from left to right: Dr. Kenneth Cummings, McDonald Jr. High principal; Karla Beek, MDJH Black History Committee; Lisa Brooks, MDJH Black History Committee; Mia Gradney, KIAH-TV Weekday Anchor and special guest speaker; Roosevelt Alexander, Katy ISD campus namesake and former principal; Debra Patrick, MDJH Black History Committee and Jessica Anderson, MDJH Black History Committee.

STUDENTS AND CAMPUSES CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH Throughout the month of February, campuses across Katy ISD celebrated Black History Month with plays, talent shows, history lessons and by inviting special guests to speak to students. These events celebrated the successes and contributions of Black Americans, both present day and past. Among some of the activities included a special weekly reading series at Mayde Creek High School that featured notable contributions of Black Americans during morning announcements. Students at Exley Elementary were treated to a Freedom Train performance that told the inspirational story about a mother and son and their quest to seek freedom from slavery. Additionally, McDonald Junior High students traveled to Morton Ranch High School for a celebration that included special guests KIAH-TV Weekday Anchor, Mia

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Gradney, former Katy ISD principal and campus namesake, Roosevelt Alexander and members of the McDonald Junior High Black History Committee. Students also enjoyed a performance by the McDonald Junior High band and a student play that illustrated key milestones in Black History. Morton Ranch High School hosted its 7th annual Black History Program on February 16th. This year’s theme, “HEROES,” paid homage to the student’s heroes within their lives - whether a past historical figure that paved a way for them to have a better today or someone within their family that is their constant cheerleader. Student performances ranged from original poetry works, lyrical and hip-hop dances, skits and songs. To view more photos from Black History Month celebrations across Katy ISD, go to www.flickr.com/photos/katyisd/ sets/72157629483660173/show/.

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Girl Scout World Thinking day was celebrated by various level of Girl Scout Troops of the Silver Spur unit in Katy Texas on 2/21/2012. The theme this year was “we can save our planet.” Girls from Cadette Troop 17081 showcased Scotland. Their colorful display consisted of authentic Scottish dance costumes, including kilts and a Scottish National Dance ensemble, posters featuring Girl Scouting, Eco, Influential people, food and history of Scotland, dolls dressed in Scottish attire and photos from the Scottish countryside. In addition, any girls who ‘visited’ their country received a sticker of The Royal Flag of Scotland for their passport, samples of delicious Scottish shortbread and a swap kit containing a tiny glass of milk (since we are in the middle of cookie sales). As a highlight of the event two lovely young ladies from St. Thomas Episcopal School provided a lively demonstration of the Highland Fling accompanied by the rousing skirl o’ the bagpipes. Include

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Jayson Ewell, Life Scout with Troop 584, completed his Hornaday project of 12 Animal Transport Cages for the TWRC Wildlife Center.

Boy SCout trooP 987 EAGLE MAtthEw NoBLitt Matthew Noblitt from Boy Scout Troop 987 in Katy recently achieved Scouting’s highest rank of Eagle. He is the first scout in his Troop to achieve this rank and he will be honored at a special Eagle Court of Honor ceremony in May. Matthew is a sophomore at CRHS and is the son of Jim and Debbie Noblitt. Matthew’s Eagle Scout Project benefitted Crosspoint Community Church by resurfacing and repairing a portion of the community walking trail. Matthew’s trail to Eagle began as a Tiger Cub in 2002 in Cub Scout Pack 987.

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TROOP 1288 KATY TEENAGER RECEIVES EAGLE SCOUT AWARD Warren Meredith, 18, of Boy Scout Troop 1288, was honored at a special Eagle Scout ceremony. To receive Scouting’s highest award, Warren had to earn 21 merit badges, serve as leader of his troop and complete a major community service project. Warren’s service project took place at Rylander Elementary. Leading 21 Scouts and adults, Warren built 3 benches for the students to use in the butterfly garden. The project took 160 total hours of planning, building and installing. Warren was a Cub Scout member of Pack 239 before joining Boy Scouts. He has been a member of 1288, chartered to Epiphany Catholic Church, for 8 years. He has served as Senior Patrol Leader, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader, Troop Guide, Historian, Den Chief and Bugler. Warren earned a total of 49 merit badges and was honored to attend the Philmont Scout Ranch, Northern Tier - Bissett and Sea Base High Adventure Camps. He is also a Brotherhood Member of the Order of the Arrow. Warren is a senior at Taylor High School. He is a member of the Taylor High School Marching Band, National Honor Society and attends Kingsland Baptist Church. He plans to enter the Petroleum Engineering program at Texas Tech University next fall.

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.

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Saturday night will feature a Cinco de Mayo celebration with fajita dinner, Silent Auction and Entertainment. Sunday will feature the Live Auction, Raffle Drawing, Country Store, Food Booths, Games, Bounce Houses, Cake Walk, Vendors and lots of fun! The Live Auction will begin at 1 PM. Come on out and join us for a fun-filled family event! For more information, contact St. Bart’s at 281-391-4758 or go to website at www.st-bart.org.

The ST. elizabeTh ann SeTon CaTholiC ChurCh inTernaTional FeSTival BINGO, children’s games, adult games, amusements, cake walk, plant booth and FOOD, FOOD, FOOD! This International Festival will celebrate food from Vietnam, The Philippines, Italy, Mexico, Africa, and of course, will feature a BBQ dinner! Do not miss out on this fun, family event. There is guaranteed to be something for everyone! Saturday, May 5th from 5 PM-11 PM and Sunday, May 6th from 10 AM-5 PM, 6646 Addicks-Satsuma Rd. Houston, TX 77084.

3rd annual KaTy heriTage FeSTival The Katy Business Association will be holding the 3rd Annual Katy Heritage Festival on May 5, 2012 from 10 AM to 3 PM. The festival will be held at the Katy City Park on the corner of Avenue D and Franz Rd. The festival will feature Vintage Base Ball (1860’s style and rules), as well as live music, food, over 40 vendor booths, activities for kids, silent auction and raffle. For vendor space information, sponsorships or banner advertising, please email katyheritagefestival@yahoo.com. This is a free event and everyone is welcome!

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Wild Bear run to Benefit Kids facing life threatening illness Who: Joe Joe Bear Foundation a 501(c)(3) organization When: June 9, 2012 Why: When visiting hours are over, children in hospitals with life-threatening illnesses are alone, with no one to comfort them. A gift of a teddy bear from the Joe Joe Bear foundation is the comfort they need in these lonely times… a reminder of those who love them and want them to overcome their illnesses. We have given thousands of bears to hospitals like Shriner’s and MD Anderson; but the need is always present. A percentage of funds raised from the Wild Bear Run will allow Joe Joe Bear Foundation to continue their mission to help children. Where: Faith West Academy 2225 Porter Rd. Katy, Texas 77493 What: A 5k run through mud and obstacles How do I get involved: Contact Jeanette Maurer 281-398-4522 or email info@joejoebear.org Who can take part in the run? The run is open to anyone 16 years of age and older. The event is designed for the beginner athlete to the competitive athlete. Interview Contact: Jeanette Maurer, Founder of Joe Joe Bear Website: www.joejoebear.org Accomplishments: Joe Joe Bear Foundation was established 3 years ago and has already touched the lives of 10,000 children. Jeanette Maurer Founder of Joe Joe Bear Foundation says, “We have seen a positive difference in the children who received a Joe Joe Bear. When you are sick, scared and lonely a bear can always make you feel better even if it is for a short time.” Anyone can make a big difference by Signing up for the Wild Bear Run, Sponsoring the Event, Donating items or volunteering. For complete information on the Wild Bear Run, go to: www.wildbearrun.com Contact: Jeanette Maurer 281-398-4522 or email info@jeojoebear.org.

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HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW AND RODEO™ COOKS UP HOUSTON’S HOT SUMMER BREAK™ BENEFITS ANNUAL EVENT The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo today announced the launch of a new summer festival, benefiting the Show and allowing Houstonians an enjoyable, refreshing and entertaining break from the city’s summer heat. Houston’s Hot Summer Break, July 4-8, 2012, is an all day, five-day music, food, beer, wine and spirits festival, featuring top chefs and mixologists, shopping, and live music. Held completely inside Reliant Center, the summer event includes cooking demonstrations, a beer brewing competition, wine and liquor seminars and the search for Houston’s best cocktail, margarita and martini. Patrons also can explore both floors of Reliant Center to listen and dance to live concerts featuring country, blues and jazz music, along with disc jockeys playing a mix of club music.

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“We are thrilled to announce the development of Houston’s Hot Summer Break,” said Skip Wagner, president of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. “Houstonians love to celebrate and this festival offers them a really cool way to do so. We look forward to making it one of the best and most successful events of its kind, offering attendees the ability to get away without going away!” Another highlight of the event, a restaurant-style café, will allow attendees the opportunity to sit and enjoy creations from several Houston-area restaurants, cafés and diners, including a wine bar and coffee shop. Net proceeds generated from Houston’s Hot Summer Break will directly benefit the mission of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

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KVPAC - 2012 SPring SeASon TheATre ProgrAm SChedule KVPAC, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts education organization since 2001, is located at 2501 South Mason Road, Suite # 290 in Katy, at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center complex. All productions will be performed in the ExhibitForce Main Theatre at KVPAC on the Kennedy Grand Stage. For ticket prices, show details and audition information, visit www.kvpac.org. Show The Secret Garden

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PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE Performance Location: The Berry Center 8877 Barker Cypress Rd, Cypress, TX 77433 (easily accessible from 290 and I-10). Opening: SATURDAY, May 5 at 3 PM th

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SPORTS West Houston Girls softball association reGistration West Houston Girls Softball Association invites you to come join the fun! Registration is now OPEN for our Spring 2012 season. Make some new friends and enjoy the outdoors in a fun and exciting way. No experience necessary! Girls, ages 5-17, are eligible to play! Every girl makes a team and every girl plays. Registration can be completed online, in-person or by mail (visit our website for forms and dates): www. eteamz.com/whgsa. If you have questions, please feel free to email Monica Canady at westhoustongsa@yahoo.com.

sports Quest summer soccer camps 2012 Celebrating 16 years! Online registration is now open for summer soccer camps 2012! Sports Quest is a non-profit, professional soccer training organization, dedicated to developing and promoting the game of soccer at all levels in a Christian environment. Sports Quest summer camps offer a unique opportunity for players aged 5-12 years to develop their technical and tactical soccer skills and at the same time, addresses key issues relating to each child’s spiritual and character development. In addition to the high quality soccer instruction, campers will also receive a free hand stitched soccer ball, a free camp T-shirt and other commemorative gifts and awards. For further information/registration, visit www.sportsquesttraining.com or call 832-593-7777.

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Katy FaMIly yMCa VOllEyball 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.

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Join us for a prayer, coffee and fellowship 10 AM to 11:30 AM La Madeleine’s 23322 Mercantile Parkway Katy, TX (Grand Parkway and I-10) Bring a friend and don’t forget to bring your Bible. 2012 Prayer Connection dates: May 10th June 7th

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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 day-to-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.

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.

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CreeKside Community ChurCh announCes the ComPletion of the BrooKshire home maKeover: CreeKside edition On February 26, 2012, the home of Mrs. Powell was given back to her completely renovated. This 15-month project restored the home of a single mom who had been displaced for 5 years due to hurricane damage. Partnering with other churches, businesses and individuals, the home was taken from an almost complete loss to a beautiful, inhabitable home once again. Special thanks to Kingsland Baptist Church mission’s department, Venus Construction, RBM Maintenance, Polar Express AC

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and the Sunrise Rotary Club of Katy. Creekside is a two year old community church is west Katy. They meet on Sunday at Woodcreek Jr High School and sponsor many Bible Studies throughout Katy and Richmond in homes. You can reach them at info@thecreekside.org or by calling 713-705-4878.

Living Word Lutheran ChurCh dediCation and BLessing of QuiLts and Kits On Sunday, March 25th, the interior of Living Word Lutheran Church in Katy was transformed for a Dedication and Blessing of Quilts and Kits for Lutheran World Relief. Hand tied quilts decorated all the pews. Baby Care Kits filled with baby clothes, diapers and blankets were on display, in addition to 100 red backpacks filled with school supplies. Volunteers of all ages joined the fun after the service as they packed the quilts and kits into boxes to be delivered to the warehouse in Baltimore, Maryland. From there, they will be distributed to people in need located in areas of natural disaster, or countries recovering from war. The quilts are used as wall dividers in refugee camps, mattresses and blankets to keep bodies warm or to wrap up for comfort when feeling alone.

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These gifts of comfort were the project of Piecemakers, a community quilting group, that meets three times a month at Living Word Lutheran Church in Katy. If you would like to join the group for a work session or to donate fabric, thread or bedding, call the church office at 281-392-2300.

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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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.

Fort Bend County InFo. 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 281341-7068. 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.

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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 Christcentered 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

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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.

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LIBRARIES ANNOUNCE SUMMER READING CLUBS FOR ADULTS, TEENS AND CHILDREN Registration for the 2012 Summer Reading Clubs will begin on Tuesday, May 29th and continue through July 28th, at all Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) locations. There will be drawings, awards and prizes in the various clubs, please see our website for details on each. Participants may register at any Fort Bend County library or they may register online by going to the FBCL website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us) starting May 29th. There is no charge to join the Summer Reading Clubs and they are open to people in the appropriate age group, regardless of the county of residence. The program is sponsored by Fort Bend County Libraries and the Friends organizations that support the county library system. For more information, call the library’s Public Information Office at 281-341-2677 or the library branch nearest you.

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WEEKLY CHILDREN’S PROGRAMMING AT CINCO RANCH BRANCH LIBRARY TAKES A BREAK IN MAY In preparation for the Summer Reading Club, which begins May 29th, the regularly-scheduled children’s and teen’s programs at all locations in the Fort Bend County library system will NOT take place in May. The weekly children’s programs - such as Toddler Time, Story Time and the After-School Breaks - will resume their summer schedule in June.

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

ruoK Program 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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PARENT’S (MOM’S) & ChILDREN’S GROUPS, ORGANIZATIONS, CLUBS, ETC. 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. - Cost is $40 for entire year. Childcare provided for a minimal cost. For more info, call Faye at 713-465-3408 x 1007. . - For info., call Leslie Power at 281-392-2357 or visit www.MomsInPrayer.org on the web. - 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. - a Stay-At-Home Support group for women of color. For more info, contact Hesma at 281-762-0262 or www.mochamomswesthouston.org. oung Moms…come share Monday mornings with us. Visit online at www.whatisgrace.org/ibloom. Grace Fellowship UMC, 2655 S Mason in Katy.

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- This group is down to earth and drama free. Learn more at www.meetup.com/Real-Moms-of-Katy. - come run AMOK with us! Contact membership at allmomsofkaty@gmail.com to get involved. - group to support working moms in the Katy area Charlene Taylor charleneetaylor@yahoo.com, 281235-3043 or http://groups.yahoo.com/group/workingmomsofkaty. - For info., please contact Leslie Power at 281-392-2357 or visit the Moms In Prayer website at www.MomsInPrayer.org. 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. 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. 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. 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. - 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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If your home sells for $200,000 you could receive $2,000 back... If your home sells for $300,000 you could receive $3,000 back... If your home sells for $400,000 you could receive $4,000 back!!!

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 2004 GMC Sierra Extended cab truck, leather interior, Bose radio system, XM radio & On Star ready, 20-inch chrome wheels, chrome tool box. Well maintained, one owner, all maintenance records available, excellent condition, 127,000 miles. Sell for $8,500 OBO. 832-6545339 or 281-855-9030. 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. 1998 Suzuki 1500 Intruder motorcycle, eggshell on white in color, black leather saddle bags, $3,000. 281-726-4305 Pat. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Used only if needed. Expires 6/15/12.

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HELP WANTED - CARE Wanted - Caregiver(s). Evenings, nights, weekends. Assist residents with their activities of daily living and personal care. Excellent communication, nurturing heart and interpersonal skills required. Resumes to anewkirk@tuscanylivingvillas.com or 281-395-3496. Ref: CGKMTLKP.

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HELP WANTED New homeowner welcoming service seeking personable individuals to serve as representatives visiting new residents in the Katy area. Flexible hours, must be available to work Saturdays. Email resume to info@lonestargreetingservice.com. Inside/Outside Sales Representative - great opportunity to work with an established company doing B2B sales in the Katy area. Must be motivated and a self starter, hours are flexible, networking and sales experience a plus. Email resume to info@lonestargreetingservice.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. Advertising company - looking for sales/home welcomers in 77494. Work part time on your own schedule. Visit new homeowners in your area and go over a packet of information. Add businesses to the packet and earn unlimited $. Call 281-236-8577 for more information. Need sales ladies to join my team (especially for Easter and Mothers day Events), selling unique handbags with chic inter-changeable exterior. Call 832-258-7859. Looking for a highly motivated and outgoing person to be the front desk for a new dental office in Katy area. Candidate should be knowledgeable about dental insurance and have great communication skills. It is a paperless office so computer skills is a must. Experience is necessary, minimum 2 years. Need to know how to schedule, run daily/monthly/ yearly reports, submit insurance claims electronically and manually, work on accounts receivable, manage patient charts, discuss and present treatment plans, verify insurance, pretreatment estimates and so on, handle patient upsets, deal with software support, etc. Please forward resume to assistdds@hotmail.com.

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Discovery Schoolhouse now hiring teachers and support staff. Must have experience working in a licensed child care facility, be flexible and dependable and have a passion for early childhood education. Call 281-401-9828 or send resume to info@discovery-schoolhouse.com. Now Hiring! Do you love children? Small private preschool is now accepting applications. Must be dependable and energetic. Will train. Must have copy of High School Diploma or GED and copy of Social Security Card. Apply in person to 16618 Clay Road, Suite 400. 281-656-2273. Michelleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Salon is looking for good experience hairstylist, massage therapist, nail tech and esthetician, lease or commission. 832-878-1052. The Pediatric Dentist of Katy is looking for a highly motivated Registered Dental Assistant. Our Pediatric Dental practice is located at 24022 Cinco Village Center Blvd., Suite 210 in Katy. Our office hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8 AM to 5 PM, with lunch from 12-1 PM. On Fridays we are open from 7:30 AM to 3 PM. Please bring by your resume in person. Housekeepers needed. Great hours for momâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s with school age children. 281-861-0394. Position available for an experienced hair stylist with a great attitude and good clientele. Benefits available. Call Images Hair Studio at 281-256-2286. Dental Assistant needed, at least 2 years of experience, must be state licensed. 281-550-0900. Residential Electrician(s): Journeyman or helper/apprentice. Have experience, references & contact info. ready, beginners last employment info. Send resume to randy@westhoustonelectric.com.

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