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Got kids and are a stay at home mom? Be a part of playgroups, daily kid activities, family outings and more! Join MOMS Club Cypress-N! Meeting every 2nd Thursday at Cypress Mill Activity Center at 10 AM. Email mccypressn@ yahoo.com for more information.
Remember, recycling pick up is every Monday and Trash collection is Mondays and Thursdays. Please remember trash receptacles and recycling bins may be placed curbside no sooner than 8:00 PM the night before service and must be stored out of public view the same day.
STREET LIGHT OUTAGE
Please report any street light outage to Centerpoint. Repairs can take up to 3 weeks to be repaired, but the most recent request we made took only 2 days! It is imperative that residents participate in reporting outages, as there is no formal nighttime inspection done by management or Centerpoint. It’s simple, just go to www.centerpointenergy.com/outage and fill in the required information. You’ll need the 6 digit number located at the base of the light pole and an approximate address/location of the outage. You may also report it by dialing 713-207-2222.
SURVIVING BLACK FRIDAY
Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving and the beginning of the Christmas shopping season, can be thrilling and stressful all at the same time. With stores offering drastically marked-down prices on in-demand items on Black Friday, Thanksgiving Day sales bring big crowds and long lines are to be expected. To successfully make it through the mall without being pummeled by other moms looking for a good deal, we have some tips and tricks to make your holiday shopping spree a little easier: Weeks Before Black Friday: • Make a list of the must-have products that you are shopping for this holiday season, including the names of the people for whom you are shopping. This will make your day more organized and will reduce the number of unnecessary purchases that you make. • Sign up for store email updates so that you will be among the first to know what will be on sale. • Print out any online coupons you may have. • Sign up for free store club cards that offer discounts or coupons. Stores like Barnes & Noble offer such programs. • Consider outlet shopping. The Day Before Black Friday: • Eat a lot of turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and pumpkin pie. This will not help your shopping, per se, but will make you feel happy and satisfied. • Get a good’s night sleep the night before. Thanks to all that food in your belly it shouldn’t be too hard to fall asleep. The Day Of Thanksgiving Day Sales: • Know exactly the time that the stores you want to hit are open and go to the store that has the best deals and/or the gift you want to get the most first. Be there at least a half-hour before it opens if the gift is popular. Published by: Krenek Printing 7102 Glen Chase Ct • Houston, TX 77095 • 281-463-8649
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• Leave the kids at home; this is not a day to worry about handholding and good behavior. • Be caffeinated and full - don’t shop on low energy and an empty stomach. • Pack snacks so that you don’t have to stop your marathon-shopping day to grab some grub from the food court. • Bring along a MP3 player or portable CD player to help pass the time when you are waiting to pay for your finds. • Don’t worry about purchasing little gifts today, such as stocking stuffers, but rather focus on gifts that are bigger, harder to find and more expensive. • Consider this a good day to look for that new winter coat or little black dress you need. Clothing sales are usually very good on Black Friday, because so many people are already in the stores looking for toys and gifts. • If a product is not available, but the store offers a rain check, take it. Make sure that when you cash in your rain check you are getting the price that the product was listed at for that day. www.kaboose.com
novemBER……DID YOU KNOW?
• Topaz is the birthstone? Characteristic is Faithfulness? Flower is the Chrysanthemum? • Arthur Balfour, British Foreign Secretary, proposed settlement of Jewish people in Palestine on November 2, 1917. • First regular radio broadcasts began, over station KDKA in Pittsburgh on November 2, 1920. • Erie Canal formally opened at New York on November 4, 1825. • Iranian revolutionaries took over the U.S. Embassy in Teheran and seized a group of U.S. citizens as hostages on November 4, 1979. • First intercollegiate football game in U.S., Rutgers (home) v. Princeton on November 6, 1869. • Armistice signed ending World War I on November 11, 1918. • Veterans Day first celebrated in United States on November 11, 1954. • Draft of Articles of Confederation approved by Congress on November 15, 1777. • Suez Canal opened on November 17, 1869. • Abraham Lincoln delivered Gettysburg Address on November 19, 1863. • U.S. President John F. Kennedy assassinated on November 22, 1963. • First national Thanksgiving Day in United States proclaimed by President George Washington on November 26, 1789. • Some important people in history born in November: Daniel Boone,
Marie Antoinette, Stephen Austin, Will Rogers, John Philip Sousa, Marie Curie, Novelist Robert Louis Stevenson, Claude Monet, Prince Charles, Frontiersman George Rogers Clark, French explorer Sieur de La Salle, George Eliot, Pope John XXIII, Joe DiMaggio, Louisa M. Alcott, Jonathan Swift, Mark Twain, Sir Winston Churchill. American Presidents: James K. Polk, Warren G. Harding, James A. Garfield, Franklin Pierce and Zachary Taylor. • The following states were admitted as part of the United States: North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Washington and Oklahoma.
GARDENING TIPS FOR NOVEMBER
• Brown patch will continue to plague St. Augustine lawns as nights get cooler and humidity and rain continue. Discolored circles will appear in low areas almost overnight. Apply a fungicide recommended for brown patch according to label directions. Avoid walking through brown-patched turf. It spreads easily from the bottom of your shoes. If brown patch appears in the same lawn areas every year, add an inch or two of sandy topsoil to eliminate those low spots. • Fertilize St. Augustine turf with a winterizing formula to promote root growth over the winter months. Lower your lawn mover blades now and mow on a schedule that cuts no more than one-third of the grass blade away. • As chrysanthemums and other perennials finish blooming, cut flowering stalks to the ground to permit all strength to be used in making root growth. • Feed roses lightly, but avoid nitrogen fertilizers. Do not prune now. Keep up spraying program and water deeply. • Remove dead foliage and plant debris to help eradicate insects and disease organisms. Thin out and transfer volunteer seedlings. Beds made now will benefit by weathering before being planted. If soil is heavy, dig six inches deep, leave rough, cover with gymsum and strawy manure, water and allow to mellow. • Bananas are more likely to bear fruit if the trunk does not die back in winter. Cut banana stalks back to six feet, wrap with newspaper and burlap. • Continue mulching for winter. Build up a thick top mulch to protect roots from freezing and winter drying. Don’t throw away those pine tree needles; they make great acidic mulch for azaleas, gardenias and next Spring’s impatiens. • Place pansies in beds after weather has cooled. Use a little blood meat mixed in soil under each plant. • Now is the best time to plant trees and shrubs.
Sydney Harbour Important Numbers SECURITY Harris County Sherriff’s Department Non-Emergency
SCHOOLS Farney Elementary School Goodson Middle School Cy-Woods High School
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TRASH/WATER Waste Corporation of America (WCA) Cypress Hill MUD #1 (24-hr. Emergency)
HELPFUL WEBSITES Cypress Hill MUD #1 www.cypressmud1.com Cy-Fair ISD www.cfisd.net DPS Sex Offenders website http://records.txdps.state.tx.us City of Houston Main Page www.houstontx.gov Transtar Traffic Main Page www.houstontranstar.org Harris County Appraisal District www.hcad.org IMPORTANT NUMBERS Fire/Ambulance Poison Control Animal Control Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Mosquito Control Children’s Protective Svs Harris Co. Public Health & Envir U. S. Post Office AT&T AT&T Repair Center Comcast Cable En-Touch Systems Reliant Energy (Repair) Centerpoint Energy Street Light Repair (give pole #) www.centerpointenergy.com/outage To report gas leaks Street Repair
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TEENAGE JOB SEEKERS
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North Cypress Teenage Job Seekers SYDNEY HARBOUR Lexie Gray - B, P K.C. Driver - L, PP, T Harmony Powers - B, P, T Astriel Ramirez - P Laryssa Olivares - B, H, P Gavin Parker - B, PP, T, C Alec Norman - B, SS, PP, H, L, T, C Emiley Smith - B, PP
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School News Cy-Fair ISD IMPORTANT DATES
November 21st - 23rd - Student/Staff Holiday
THIRD ANNUAL CYPRESS HOOPS INVITATIONAL
“These games are so fun to watch,” said Teresa. “We are hoping to attract many spectators to cheer for the kids since ticket prices are so reasonable (just $2 for students and $3 for adults). We want a lot seats in the seats!” she said. It takes a lot of community volunteers to put on an event that is as well run and organized as the Cypress Hoops Invitational. “Instrumental in last year’s event were John Fox, Fox and Bubela and Leslie Martone, who is now President of the Cy Fair Chamber of Commerce and sponsors such as the event’s underwriter, North Cypress Medical Center,” said Hull.
Cy-Fair Educational Foundation (CFEF) is gearing up for their highly anticipated Cypress Hoops Invitational Tournament to be held for the third year December 6 through 8, 2012. Twenty-four high school varsity level teams, including those from Cy-Fair ISD and outside the district, will compete over the three day event at various high schools with the championship games held at the Berry Center.
Last year the tournament raised $17,161.58. All proceeds raised through entry fees, game tickets and sponsorships go to the Foundation’s “Donate to Educate” program, which provides college scholarships for district students as well as staff development grants to CFISD. For more information about ways to participate, contact Marie Holmes at 281-807-3591 or marie@ thecfef.org (email).
Joining the tournament for the first time this year will be two teams from outside the Houston area. “A team from Crowley and one from South Grand Prairie will be traveling to Houston for the event,” said Teresa Hull, event co-chair. “This is so exciting because it means that word has gotten out about the high level of organization and quality of our tournament. This will help us continue to build state recognition and gives us great potential to grow,” she said.
SALUTE TO OUR HEROES CY-FAIR EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION HONORS MILITARY HEROES
The tournament was started by community member Eric Burg and modeled after an extremely successful tournament held in Pasadena. Burg, who played basketball in Cy Fair ISD, wanted a way to showcase the talent and facilities in Cy-Fair ISD and the tournament grew from there. In a nail biter championship game between Klein and Cypress Falls last year, Klein pulled ahead in the last moment of the game and won the tournament.
February 9, 2013 The Foundation will kick off it’s fifth “Salute to Our Heroes” event on February 9, 2013 at the Omni Hotel Westside Houston. “Salute to Our Heroes” honors the brave men and women who have served to preserve our freedom and liberty. Proceeds from this event go to an endowment enabling graduating students from CFISD to attend college. The event will be generously underwritten by Earthcare Management and Kodiak Gas Services, as the Missing Man Underwriters. The Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital will be the Major General Sponsor.
This year our guest speaker is Steve Russell. LTC Steve Russell (Ret) commanded the central unit responsible in the hunt and capture of Saddam Hussein. Through leadership and joint efforts across multiple teams, a large organization worked effectively to capture one of the world’s most notorious criminals. Russell is an American Hero. His proven leadership and problemresolution techniques engage audiences through his storytelling. Salute to Our Heroes has two purposes. First, to give tribute to our heroes soldiers serving now, veterans and those who have been wounded or killed in action. We want to honor those who have served their country. The second purpose is to raise funds for scholarships for Cy-Fair ISD students. Each year we give three scholarships per Cy-Fair ISD high school and the number of high schools is growing. It has been a challenge keeping up with the demand, but CFEF is dedicated to this mission. The inaugural event honors Jersey Village High School graduate 1st Lt. Jeremy E. Ray, who was killed Dec. 20, 2007 while serving his country in Iraq. A CFEF endowment was established in Jeremy’s memory by an anonymous donor. Last year the 1st Lieutenant Jeremy Ray Community Service and Peace Award was presented to Klein Funeral Homes & Memorials. Following tradition, the event will have the Missing Man Table & Honors Ceremony. The table will have empty table settings with chairs leaning up against the table as though saved for someone. The table settings have a single red rose displayed in a vase in reminder of the bloodshed for our country and the vase was tied with a red ribbon - a symbol of the continued pledge to shed blood for our country. A slice of lemon on the bread plate is a reminder of the bitterness of the loss of comrades in arms; a bowl of salt to symbolize the tears shed by family members of lost loved ones and glasses turned upside down indicate no one will sit there. Last year’s ceremony was performed by the 75th Army Division Honor Guard and was proceeded by Taps performed by William Veenstra, Cy-Fair High School Senior. For more information on the 2013 event please contact Marie Holmes at 281807-3591 or email@example.com (email).
CFISD SCHOOLS EARN TEXAS HONORS CIRCLE AWARDS
Cypress-Fairbanks ISD and 30 of its schools were honored as recipients of the Texas Comptroller’s 2012 Texas Honors Circle Award, recognizing schools and districts that are achieving academic success through cost-effective operations. Award recipients achieved strong academic performance while spending relatively little compared to their peers. Only 329 school campuses statewide received this distinction for high rankings in the 2012 Financial Allocation Study for Texas (FAST), meaning CFISD accounted for 9.1 percent of all Honors Circle campuses statewide. CFISD was one of only 43 Texas districts to earn the five-star rating from the office of Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller, for academic and financial performance. A five-star rating reflects the strongest relative academic progress combined with the lowest relative spending. Elementary campuses receiving the award achieved a five-star FAST rating, while middle and high-school campuses tapped for the honor achieved at least a 4.5-star FAST rating. Go to www.cfisd.net/newsmedia/press/2012/0925circle.htm to see a list of the recognized schools.
CFISD BANDS EARN MARKS OF EXCELLENCE FROM FOUNDATION OF MUSIC EDUCATION
Three high school bands and three middle school bands have been selected as Mark of Excellence winners by the Foundation of Music Education. The nationwide competition prompts musical groups to submit recordings, which are then rated by professional and collegiate judges.
CFISD’s Mark of Excellence national winners are: • Cypress Ranch High School symphonic band, under the direction of Russell Holcombe, in the New Music category • Cypress Woods High School full symphony orchestra, under the direction of Vicki Campion and Mickey Vasquez • Salyards Middle School chamber orchestra, under the direction of Glynnes Lanthier • Cook Middle School percussion ensemble, under the direction of Michael Dick CFISD’s Mark of Excellence commended winners are: • Langham Creek High School band, under the direction of Gloria Ramirez • Cook Middle School symphonic band, under the direction of Michael Dick “It is a tribute to the directors and the students that we have so many groups recognized at the national level by the Mark of Excellence project,” said Larry Matysiak, CFISD director of fine arts. “It also speaks well of our community that the arts are highly valued in our district.”
CY-FAIR ISD & VOLUNTEERS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS (VIPS) Where “Volunteers are Treasures!”
All of our volunteers are true treasured heroes. They help in the library, sell school spirit items, organize fundraisers, read to a classroom, make costumes and test vision and hearing. The list is endless and their experience is vast. If you listen to their stories though, you will find that in all the things volunteers do, there is an element of discovery. They find not only what a child can do, but what their own treasured gift might be. And yes, there has probably even been an encounter with a dragon or two along the way. Cypress-Fairbanks ISD is so fortunate to be able to draw from such a great diversity of skills and knowledge in our community. VIPS (Volunteers in Public Schools) in Cy-Fair ISD center the attention of their service on supporting students and staff and making a significant contribution to the education of children. These jewels in our district give freely of their time and resources and have an impact on the academic and personal development of Cy-Fair ISD students.
If you are interested in being involved in Cy-Fair schools as a volunteer and making a difference or would like more information, please contact Pam Scott, Partners in Education Director at, 281-894-3950. Cy-Fair ISD & Volunteers in Public Schools (VIPS) November and December 2012 Events for our Treasured Volunteers: November 8th - VIPS General Meeting - 9:30 AM to 12 PM, Berry Center. Open to all CFISD volunteers, parents, staff and community members. Get the latest information on CFISD volunteering and learn ways to improve your volunteer program through networking with other volunteers in our district! November 27th - PIE Mentor Training - 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM, Berry Center. Training for individuals committed to serve as a role model and friend to CFISD students. There are no VIPS events scheduled for the month of December at this time. Be sure to check us out in January when the opportunities for volunteering are in full swing again. How to register for training: Register for training by emailing vipsrsvp@cfisd. net, the PIE office, provide your name and the name and date of the training you wish to attend. Registration is required to guarantee a seat and training materials. Adults only please.
Upcoming Events: November 7th: Spirit Night at Willie’s Ice House - Good food and a good cause! What more can we say? See the web page for a flyer. November 12th: General Meeting 7:00 PM, CWHS Commons - Come find out what we’re doing for our seniors! Attendance is not a commitment to volunteer, though we hope you will! We have opportunities to fit all schedules! November 17th: Wildcat Plop - Tickets now on sale for the Wildcat Plop (formerly known as the Cow Plop). For just $10 you can purchase a ticket for a chance to win up to $1,000 in American Express gift cards! See our website www.cywoodswrap.com for more details and how to purchase tickets. November 19th: Spirit Night at Newk’s - No need to cook! Bring the family and support WRAP! November 28th: Spirit Night at Chili’s - Take the night off from cooking and enjoy Chili’s with family and friends while helping WRAP raise money. See our web page for a flyer. December 8th: Runnin’ Wild Fun Run - WRAP will be hosting the Runnin’ Wild Fun Run at the trails in Coles Crossing. This event is open to the general public. There will be a 1K and 5K run. We need many volunteers and donations to make this event a success! Contact Becky Rusinovich at WRAP2013@gmail.com for more information or to volunteer. December 10th: General Meeting 7:00 PM, CWHS Commons - Get all the latest information about everything going on with WRAP! December 17th: Spirit Night at Newk’s WRAP meetings will be held on the second Monday of each month. Hope to see you there!
Cy-Woods High School
Any questions? Email the Board at, WRAP2013@gmail.com for answers! We look forward to working with you!
CY-WOODS WRAP PROGRAM
CY-WOODS KEY CLUB PANCAKE BREAKFAST
WRAP (Wildcats Right After Prom) is Cy-Woods High School’s parent-driven Project Prom organization. The purpose of WRAP is to provide a drug and alcohol-free, all-night party for the graduating seniors and their guests after their prom. WRAP 2013 is already busy planning the numerous fundraising activities that will raise money for the WRAP party on May 24th at Dave & Buster’s on I-10 near 610. If you haven’t received emails from WRAP and would like to, please see our web page for a Parent Information Form that you can fill out and return as directed on the bottom of the form. Check out our website www.cywoodswrap.com or our Facebook page, Cy-Woods WRAP 2013, for more information.
Our Key Club is hosting a pancake breakfast on November 3rd and we are hoping to raise $2,000 through this event to donate to the ELIMINATE project. The Pancake Breakfast will take place at Cypress Woods High School from 7 AM to 11 PM. The pre-sale tickets will be $4 and tickets at the door will be $5. The ticket price includes all you can eat pancakes, sausage and drinks. With every ticket, you will be saving the lives of 3 mothers and all of their future children. For pre-sale tickets, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or tickets will be available at the door.
Cy Woods Key Club, a branch of Kiwanis International, is an organization that allows students opportunities to serve in our local community. Kiwanis International and UNICEF have joined forces to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus known as the ELIMINATE project. This deadly disease steals the lives of nearly 60,000 innocent babies and a significant number of women each year. The effects of the disease are excruciating - tiny newborns suffer repeated, painful convulsions and extreme sensitivity to light and touch. To eliminate MNT from the Earth, more than 100 million mothers and their future babies must be immunized. This requires vaccines, syringes, safe storage, transportation, thousands of skilled staff and more. It will take US $110 million - and the dedicated work of UNICEF and every member of the Kiwanis family. If you or any organization requires help with anything, also feel free to contact us at email@example.com (email). We’ll be available to help at any opportunity.
Universities LONE STAR - CyFair COLLEGE PERSPECTIVE
9191 Barker Cypress Rd. L.I.F.E. Lessons Continue through December The Learning, Inspiration, Fellowship and Enrichment (L.I.F.E.) programs are free and held Wednesdays at 10 AM in the Lone Star College-CyFair Branch Library (Room 131). Programs in November include: “Sit and Be Fit” Nov. 14th and “The Think Factory” Nov. 28th. Programs in December are: “Kissed by an Angel” craft Dec. 5th and “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” sing-a-long (Recital Hall ART 102) Dec. 12th. Programs will resume Jan. 9, 2013. Call the library at 281-290-3214 for L.I.F.E. program information. Look What’s in the Center for the Arts On stage in November are “Evita” Nov. 9th-Nov. 11th; “JazzChronicle” Nov. 16th and “BoleroandtheWorks” Nov. 20th; as well as student events including a Glee Club Concert Nov. 28th and a student performance troupe show Nov. 29th-Nov. 30th. In December are the “Popular Songwriting Concert” Dec. 1st and “the Messiah” Dec. 8th. Go to LoneStar.edu/boxoffice for tickets and event information. The Student Art Show will be in the Bosque Gallery on Nov. 27th through Dec. 6th, with a reception and awards ceremony set from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM, Nov. 29th. Go to LoneStar.edu/bosquegallery for gallery information. Check out Community Partners Day, Job Connection Days and T.I.P. Fairs Lone Star College-CyFair hosts several community mid-day events each month in the College Center. On Community Partners Day, from 11 AM - 1 PM, visit with community partners to see what goods and services they have to offer. The next Community Partners Day is Nov. 21st. At Job Connection Days (mini-job fairs), from 11 AM - 1 PM, bring copies of your resume, wear business attire and meet with area employers recruiting for immediate openings. The next mini-job fair day is Nov. 13th. Watch for Transfer Information Program (T.I.P.) Days when, from 10 AM - 1 PM, representatives from four-year universities are on campus to provide transfer information. The next T.I.P. day is Nov. 15th. Check the events calendar at LoneStar.edu for future dates. Register Now for Mini-mester and Spring Semester Classes Catch up or get ahead this holiday season! Take a mini-mester course in December or register early for spring. Registration begins Nov. 7th. Minimester classes begin Dec. 17th. Spring semester weekday classes begin Jan. 14, 2013. For information, go online to LoneStar.edu or call 281-2903200 or 832-782-5000.
Community Events Fall Festivals St. Cuthbert Episcopal Church INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
St. Cuthbert Episcopal Church will host their Seventh Annual International Festival on Saturday, November 3rd from 3:30 to 5:30 PM. Everyone is invited to take a free trip around the world! The International Festival honors all of the different countries and backgrounds represented in our very unique and diverse congregation. The Festival includes food, games, entertainment, native dress and lots of things to learn about our world. Passports and flag stickers will be given to children to mark the countries visited. Countries represented in past years included Jamaica, Grenada, St. Lucia, Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, Trinidad, Tobago, Antigua, Barbados, Spain, Russia, Japan, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Liberia, Ghana, Kenya, Germany, Italy, Scotland, Switzerland, England, France, Latvia and Thailand, as well as the great state of Texas! St. Cuthbert is located at 17020 West Road (the corner of West Road and Queenston), Houston, Texas. For more information, please call 281-463-7330 or www.stcuthbert.org, our website.
Holiday Special Events St. Cuthbert Episcopal Church Thanksgiving Day service
St. Cuthbert Episcopal Church welcomes everyone to come and join us for our Thanksgiving Day service on Thursday, November 22nd at 9:00 AM. It’s a wonderful way to thank God for all the blessings in our lives. St. Cuthbert is located at 17020 West Road in Houston (the corner of West and Queenston). Go to www.stcuthbert.org to visit our website.
Make Plans to Visit the Cornerstone UMC Live Nativity
The Cornerstone United Methodist Church (CUMC) will be hosting a Live Nativity on Saturday, December 8th, from 6-8 PM, as we transform the front area of the church into scenes that will depict the story of the birth of Jesus Christ. There will be shepherds with their sheep, the Three Wise
Men and a camel, Mary and Joseph with baby Jesus in a manger and an angel portraying this holy event. You will be able to visually embrace this event as you drive through, read scriptures and listen to music that tell of the wondrous night. In the past, we have had several hundred cars that drive through to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas - the birth of Jesus Christ. We are located at 18081 West Road at Barker Cypress behind the CVS. For directions or more information, please go to our website at www.cornerstoneumc.org or call the church at 281-859-4141.
Cy-Fair rotaRy club PRESENTS BBQ DINNER & DANCE
Saturday, November 10, 2012 • 6:00 PM SPJST Lodge 17810 Huffmeister (west of Skinner) $100 (Admits 2) Dinner & Dance/Reverse Draw Raffle Prizes: Gold Brick (Approximate Value $5,000) Proceeds benefit: The Cy-Fair Educational Foundation, Boys and Girls Country, Cypress Assistance Ministries, Reach unlimited and Salvation Army (Northwest Houston). Please make checks payable to Cypress-Fairbanks Rotary Foundation (a 501 (c) (3) organization)
Theater, Arts & Music Houston Family Arts Center Announces 2012-2013 Season Memories and Traditions
Season subscriptions are available for $92-$144 and offer incredible savings, exclusive benefits and personalized customer service. Subscribers save as much as 30% off single-ticket prices. HFAC subscriber perks include the opportunity to pick the best seats before they go on sale to the general public, an opening night reception, and recognition in every Playbill. Patrons can purchase their subscriptions online at www.houstonfac.com or call the HFAC box office at 281-685-6374. Houston Family Arts Center 2012-2013 Main Stage Season Crazy for You (Nov. 2-25, 2012 on the Garza Main Stage) You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown (Jan. 25 - Feb. 10, 2013 on the Garza Main Stage) Annie (March 1-17, 2013 at the Berry Center) Leaving Iowa (April 5-21, 2013 on the Garza Main Stage) Over the River and Through the Woods (June 7-23, 2013 on the Garzas Main Stage) Fiddler on the Roof (July 12-28, 2013 at the Berry Center)
Misc. Events The NEW Thomas A. Glazier Senior Education Center Commissioner Steve Radack, Harris County Precinct Three
The Thomas A. Glazier Senior Education Center is located at 16600 Pine Forest Lane, 77084; one block south of the intersection of Hwy. 6 and Clay Road. All classes/programs are FREE for Harris County residents aged 55+. Must register in person with photo ID in order to participate in the program and attend all future classes. You may register Monday-Friday from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm. If you have questions, classes offered or need directions, please call us at 713-274-3250.
If you are currently registered at Glazier - call us and ask about our new classes. You may register over the phone for any new classes. Volunteer Opportunities available, please call to speak to us about teaching your own class! NOVEMber Schedule - Must preregister in person for classes (or by phone if already registered and participating at center 713-274-3250). • November 5th, 7th, 12th, 14th, Computers II - the Next Step (Prerequisite and Must Preregister) • November 6th, Doctor Louise Hayes Brain Repair and Memory Series; (Balance, Gait, Posture and No Back Pain!) 10:00 AM - 12 Noon. Paperback Book Swap/Exchange: Bring Books to Trade; 12 Noon - 1:30 PM • November 8th, Metro Will Be On Site to Register Seniors For Discounted/ Free Bus and Rail Cards; 11 AM-1:00 PM • November 8th, The Office of The District Attorney Presents - Investment and Security Fraud; 1-2 PM • November 9th, Texas History Lecture and Flag Program - Fun, Interactive, View Over 40 Texas Flags, Original Frontier Items, Period Costumes; 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM • November 13th, Dog Bite Prevention and Wildlife Awareness with Animal Demonstration, Interactive and fun; 10-11 AM • November 13th, Alzheimer’s Association Presents - Communicating and Interacting with Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease; 1-2 PM • November 15th, SPCA Presents the “Seniors Adopting Seniors” Discount Adoption Program; 1-2 PM • November 16th, Classic Cinema Presents - The Original 1947s The Bishop’s Wife with Cary Grant; 11:30 am; Bring Snacks/Lunch for Intermission • November 19th, Digital Camera Class - Hands-On; 1-3:30 PM • November 26th, 28th, December 3rd, 5th; Computers II - the Next Step; (Prerequisite and Must Preregister) • November 29th, Digital Camera Class - Hands-On; 1-3:30 PM • November 29th, Alzheimer’s Association Presents - Taking Care of Yourself and Managing Caregiver Stress; 1-2 PM • November 30th, Classic Cinema Presents - It’s a Wonderful Life with Jimmy Stewart; 11:30 am; Bring Snacks/Lunch for Intermission
PROGRAM 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 Tuesday mornings, 10:00 - 11:00 AM, at the Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary, 440 Wilchester. The programs feature fun nature talks, stories, activities and walks in the woods. Upcoming programs include: November 6th: Movement & Migration November 13th: Sprouting Seeds November 20th: American Indians November 27th: **no program** December 4th: Animal Homes December 11th: Christmas in the Woods The cost is $5 per child (or buy a 5-session card for $20) and the child must be accompanied by an adult during the program. Please park in the Memorial Drive United Methodist Church west parking lot at 12955 Memorial Drive and enter the sanctuary through the marked gate. The program will be held in the outdoor classroom. Call 713-464-4900 or go to www.houstonaudubon.org for more information.
Libraries NORTHWEST BRANCH HARRIS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY 11355 Regency Green Drive, Cypress, TX 77429, 281-890-2665, www.hcpl.net
Hours of Service - Monday - 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Tuesday/Thursday - 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Wednesday -12:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Friday - Closed, Saturday - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Sunday - Closed. • Holiday Closings: We will be closed Wednesday, November 21st after 6:00 PM - Sunday, November 25th in observance of Thanksgiving.
NOVEMBER - ADULT ONGOING EVENTS • Inspirational Book Club - Monday, November 5th at 2:00 PM. Enjoy reading and discussing the many wonderful works of Christian Fiction that are on the market today. Learn about the authors, the stories and discuss the ideas presented in the books. • Reader’s Perspective Book Club - Monday, November 19th at 2:00 pm. A book club where members read books and share the books that they have read with other book-lovers! • Quilting Bee - Tuesdays at 1:00 pm. Be at the Bee! The Library Quilting Bee that is… Bring your projects, machines, looms, material stash, etc. and quilt ‘til you wilt! • Stress Free Computer Class - Wednesdays at 12:00 pm. These computer classes are designed for adults with a specific topic every week. The classes are an excellent opportunity to learn more about computers in a relaxed environment filled with smiles and laughter. All classes are free and open to the public. • Sit & Stitch - Thursdays at 10:00 Am. Are you crafty? Come and join us for Sit & Stitch - bring knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, quilting or other projects! • Tech Tutors - Saturdays at 10:00 am-12:00 pm. Answers for all your E-Book questions. First come, first serve.
Children’s activities STORY TIME
• Storybook Quilt Story Time for children ages 3-10 - Monday, November 5th at 5:00 pm. The Children’s Librarian will read a quilt-themed book with a quilt especially made to complement the book then do a quilt craft with the help of the Tri-County Quilt Guild. • Preschool Story Time for children ages 3-6 - Tuesdays at 10:30 am. Children’s Librarian will read stories, lead everyone in song and direct the making of a craft project. • Baby Book Time for children ages 0-18 months - Wednesdays at 2:00 pm. Children’s Librarian will read a simple story, lead everyone through the performance of nursery rhymes and songs and encourage interaction between caregivers and babies through the use of educational toys. • Infant Gymboree - non-walkers only - Wednesday, November 7th at 2:00 pm. Encourage development through play and learning with this program designed to support your child’s growth at their own individual pace. From sensory stimulation to problem-solving games and storytelling, this class uses play-based activities to stretch the body and mind. • Toddler Story Time for children ages 18-36 months - Thursdays at 10:30 am. Children’s Librarian will read stories, lead everyone in song and direct the making of a craft project for this younger set. Children’s programs require a free ticket for admission. Tickets will be distributed beginning 30 minutes before the program begins.
LONE STAR COLLEGE - cyfair LIBRARY
9191 Barker-Cypress Road Cypress, TX 77433 281-290-3210 HOURS OF SERVICE: Monday through Thursday, 7 am - 10 pm; FridaySaturday, 8 am - 6 pm; Sunday, 1 pm - 6 pm.
Holiday Hours: November 21st, Wednesday, 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM; November 22nd-25th, Thursday-Sunday closed for Thanksgiving Holiday.
ADULTS ONGOING EVENTS
• FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY - The Lone Star College-CyFair Branch Library Friends Book Room is now accepting gently used books and offering them to the public for a set donation amount. The store is open six days a week and staffed by volunteers. Proceeds support library programs. Help support our community library.
• Note: our blog address has changed… *CyFair Library Branch Blog page at http://hcpl.net/location/cy-faircollege-branch-library, for news and events about the library and college and in the community. • Visit us on Facebook at LSC-CyFair Branch Library. • NEW: Sign up for our new weekly email reminder, the Library eUpdate and stay up-to-date about library services, events and programs. Go to www.lonestar.edu/library/16099 to sign up.
ADULTS Book Clubs
• 11/14: Sports Page Book Club (2nd Wed. of the month) - 1 pm, room 215 - The Most Expensive Game in Town: The Rising Cost of Youth Sports and the Toll on Today’s Families by Mark Hyman. • 11/14: I Love a Mystery Book Club - 12:00 PM, room 215 - mystery featuring a politician . • 11/15: Books without Borders - 1 pm, room 215 - Out of Mao’s Shadow by Philip Pan – Facilitator, Robert O’Brien, Professor of History. • 11/29: Back in Time: Historical Book Club - 3:30 pm, LRNC 215 - In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez. Cinema WOW! at the Library November 13th, 6:30 pm (PG, 1997) hosted by Patsy Brautigam. “A heartrending story of tenderness and childlike determination” set in modern Tehran. Go to LoneStar.edu/library/cinemawow to view the full schedule. Please call the library for film titles. Common Thread: Knitting, Crocheting, and Needlework Group Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00-10:00 am, LRNC 116 . Bring your knitting, crocheting or needlework supplies and projects and join our group. All ages welcome. Computer Workshops Tuesdays: 7-9 pm LRNC 105. Saturdays: Saturday classes alternate dates/times, LRNC 105. Go to LoneStar.edu/library/15212 to view the full schedule. eBook/eReader Workshops Day and evening workshops are available throughout the month at various times, LRNC 105. Go to LoneStar.edu/library/15938 to view the full schedule. ESL Library Outreach Program Talk Times (practice conversation) Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 1:00-2:00 PM Please go to LoneStar.edu/library/15209 to check the website for current schedule. ETools: Apps, Software and Websites for Work, Home and Play Each week we share our favorite eTools for your smartphone, tablet and computer. Mondays, LRNC 105 (unless otherwise noted): November 5th and November 12th, 10:00-11:00 am (LRNC 131) - November 26th and December 10th, 6:00-7:00 pm. Spanish and French Conversation Clubs Spanish Schedule: Mondays, 1-2 Pm, LRNC 215, Thursdays, 11:30 am12:30 pm, LRNC 118. French Schedule: Thursday, 2-3 pm, LRNC 215. Tween Tween Book Club - Ages 10-12 Wednesday, November 14th - 6:30 PM in the Kids Corner. You may register in person for your own children and the session is limited to 24 children. This program was made possible in part with a grant from Humanities Texas the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Contemporary Books for Everyone Book Club, Sundays, 2 - 3 PM, LRNC 215. November 4th: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs . Classics for Home Schooled Teens Book Club, Fridays, 1 2 PM, LRNC 215. November 9th: The Winter of Our Discontent by John Steinbeck. PSAT/SAT Prep • Math Sundays, 4:00 - 5:30 pm, TECH 102 - November 4th • Math, Chemistry, Physics Mondays, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm, LRNC 131- November 12th Teen Blogs • Teen Thoughts: a blog for teens: cyfairteenthoughts.blogspot.com • Veni, Vidi, Vici: I Came, I Saw, I Conquered: venividiviciteens. blogspot.com (by teens who are transitioning from high school to college). Teen Library Programs • See the full schedule of Teen Programs and Activities at LoneStar.edu/ library/cyfair-teens-services.htm
Certain children’s programs require registration in person, please contact the Kids Corner at 281-290-3211 for details. Please note age requirements for the programs. Limited space is available for each program and tickets are available in person, 1 hour before the program starts. Weekly Storytimes and Activities Mondays: Baby Time (6-24 months) - 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am; Pajama Storytime (all ages) - 6:30 pm . Tuesdays: Toddler Time (2-3 1/2 years) - 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am.
Family Storytime (all ages) - 6:30 pm. Wednesdays: Preschool Time (3-6 years) - 10 am, 11 am Thursdays: Spanish Time (2-6 years) - 11 am; Craft Time (4-12 years) - 5 pm; Game Night (4+ years) - 6:30 pm. Brownie Badge: Painting - November 10th, 10 am (registration required). Tween Book Club - November 14th, 6:30 pm (registration required). My First Book Club - November 28th, 6:30 pm (registration required). Children’s Library Programs * See the full schedule of Children’s Programs and Activities at LoneStar. edu/library/14667 See website for special activities and programs. All programs are free and open to the public.
Volunteer Opportunities Cypress Assistance Ministries Volunteers Needed
When you volunteer you are giving to your community, but did you realize volunteering also benefits you as an individual? CAM volunteers often let us know the fun they are having, the friends they have made and the fulfillment they receive from helping others.
The services provided at CAM, are made possible by many dedicated volunteers. If you enjoy working with the public, decorating or merchandising, then serving in CAM’s resale shop, Angels’ Attic, is the place for you. Our busy community donation area, the Cellar, is looking for people willing to serve by processing donations and restocking Angels’ Attic. Please plan to attend a volunteer tour and orientation by calling Tara Rauch 281-955-7683 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org For a description of the services provided at Cypress Assistance Ministries, Food Pantry requests, and a detailed description of volunteer opportunities, please see our web site, www.cypressassistance.org
Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Coalition, Inc VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR WILDLIFE ADVOCATES
Enjoy a rewarding volunteer experience with wildlife. Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Coalition, Inc. is a non-profit organization, which serves as an emergency care and rehabilitation facility for orphaned, ill, and injured native Texas wildlife. Volunteers are welcome in the areas of assisting in the daily functions of the center, assisting with public education programs, and wildlife rehabilitation. Located at 10801 Hammerly, Suite 200, the facility is open seven days a week to help wildlife in need. TWRC has a mentor program in place to assist volunteers with “hands on” training for those interested in becoming permitted rehabilitators. We invite you to join our organization in saving Texas wildlife – one animal at a time. Call the center at 713-468-8972 x158 for more information or visit us at www.twrc-houston.org
Houston Area Project Linus
Houston Area Project Linus, a nonprofit organization that provides new, handmade blankets for children who are seriously ill or traumatized, can use the following items you might be discarding:
• Fabric - cotton, cotton blends, flannel and fleece • Yarn • Crochet thread • Narrow ribbon If you have any of these items to donate or for information about Project Linus, please call Karen Hagin, Cinco Ranch resident and Project Linus blanketeer, at 281-693-7150 or Sally Burns, Houston Area Project Linus Coordinator, at 281-492-2679. More information about Project Linus can be found at www.projectlinus.org
Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary
Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary, 10655 Steepletop Drive, is in need of additional volunteers. They have a great need for volunteers to work in the gift shop and information desk. If interested, please contact the hospital at 281-897-3186 and ask for the volunteer desk.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR HOSPICE CARE (CYPRESS AREA)
Volunteers are the Heart of Hospice, they are a vital part of the hospice team. What volunteers can do to show that they care is everything from providing caregiver relief, being the friendly visitor with the smile, holding someone’s hand, providing that extra loving care and being a good listener. Volunteering can include music or pet therapy and much much more. All those interested in volunteering, please contact Adrienne Harris at email@example.com or 281-463-3697 (VistaCare).
STANDUP FOR KIDS
How would you feel if you saved a kid’s life? StandUp For Kids is an all volunteer organization dedicated to saving the lives of at-risk and homeless
kids through volunteer outreach efforts. Our volunteers search the streets in order to find, stabilize and otherwise help homeless and street kids improve their lives. Every day throughout the US thirteen kids die on the streets from abuse, disease and suicide. According to recent statistics Houston has up to 2,500 kids living on the streets at any given time. Texas has the highest rate of homeless youth in the U.S. StandUp For Kids needs supplies for our Houston program, which provides food, clothing, counseling and a safe environment for the homeless youth of Houston. If you or your organization would like to hold a food or clothing drive for StandUp For Kids please contact me at HeatherE@standupforkids.org to learn more about StandUp For Kids or how you can help visit our website at www.standupforkids.org The single greatest need, for homeless and street kids is our continuous caring and real support. We must convince them that we care, we want them back and we want to help them get off the streets.
Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department
The Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department provides fire, rescue and EMS services to 156 square miles of Northwest Harris County for the residents of Harris County Emergency Service District #9. By operating from 12 community based volunteer fire stations we are able to quickly and efficiently respond to help our neighbors in times of emergency. For more information on the Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department or on how you can join the other 350 volunteers of our Department and be one of Cy-Fair’s bravest, call us at 281-656-3840 or visit us on the web at www. cyfairvfd.org
Classified Ads FOR SALE
Louisville Type 1 industrial 20’ fiberglass ladder. Good condition, used at home only, $180 cash. 281-550-8654, prior to 8 PM please. 6 piece corner office desk/hutch set, wood is light oak in color. Very nice! Call/text 832-544-4795. Baseball memorabilia for sale. Autographed baseballs, Ted Williams jersey, Nolan Ryan pictures and Joe DiMaggio lithograph. All memorabilia include authenticity papers. Please call Mike at 281-858-5051 for additional information. Highchair, $25; crib, $90; Race Car twin size bed, $125; all like new. GE Hotpoint washer and dryer, Amana Dish Washer, all $150 each. Call 281550-0110. Plumeria plants, in pots or in ground, $10 - $125. 281-856-9000. Tejas Smoker #1628: Great condition, garage kept, wood storage rack, stainless steel front shelf, $525. 713-823-2983 after 5 PM. Rocket tickets, 2 seats, section 102, row 23, seats 17 &18, $90/pair, face value season ticket holder. Great seats. Good Christmas gift. 713-851-5431 call/text. Sell by owner: Le Cache wine cabinet model 5200 Provincial Cherry, capacity of 620 bottles. Sell for $2,700. Contact 713-705-0184. Curio cabinet, solid wood, dark stain, upper glass doors, good condition, $150. 281-463-8655.
Matching sofas, good condition, sell as set or separate, $150 each or best offer. 281-861-8600. Bakers Rack - great condition, 4 drawers, six bottle wine rack, $125 OBO. Call after 6:00, 281-213-3999. Flex Steel sofa sleeper, $50. 281-392-2024. Mary Engelbreit Collectibles: dishes, books, pictures, etc. 281-347-4428. Brand new, large, unfinished, ornate wooden Art/Picture Frames, Four 46x58 perimeter with picture area 36x48; five 26x33 perimeter with picture area 18x26, finished dark brown. Call Randy at 281-732-6535. Photos of frames can be emailed. Make offer. Sectional couch, off-white, like new $300; oak dining room table, 4 chairs, 1 bench, both sides drop down on table. 713-471-0573. Fisher Price Talking dollhouse, excellent condition, includes dolls, $150; Lego carrier w/ Legos, $25; mahogany armoire cabinet, includes 27” TV, $175; Lowery Organ, $400 or trade piano; Black fishtank stand, can hold Bowflex 38 gallon tank, $50; Eheim canister filter setup, $250 new, sell for $75; large selection of children’s books. .50¢-$2. 281-463-6034, 281-3849491, can email pictures, firstname.lastname@example.org. New fireplace insert, gas logs, 41”x36”, black w/glass doors, 13’ double insulted chimney, $250; Propane Weber grill, 18”x26” surface, wheels, needs electric lighter button, was $350, asking $175; 3HP air compressor, $50; antique cast iron bench-top table saw w/motor, mounted on table, $75. 281463-6034, 281-384-9491, can email pictures, email@example.com. Custom white, faux wood blinds for sale. 3 - 40Wx70L, 1 sink window 34Wx40L. $40 each or best offer. Call 281-463-1175.
Marcy Home Gym complete with self spotting bench, curling bar, lat-pull pully system & over 200 lbs. of weights. Also a chest-explosion machine & accessories for the pully system. Excellent condition. $325 or $350 delivered assembled. 281-881-6405. Sofa good to very good condition, $250 OBO. firstname.lastname@example.org.
2009 Saturn Vue XE - 4 Door, white, FWD, 2.4 Liter, 2 wheel drive, 45K miles, clean car fax. One owner, excellent condition, $14,950. Call 281-4631175. Go-Kart, Carter Brothers, excellent condition, runs great. Two-seater with 5HP engine. Includes 2 helmets and goggles, $650. 281-851-7325. 2008 Honda Gold Wing, black, excellent condition. For pictures and inquiries, email email@example.com. 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. 281455-5543. 1998 Suzuki 1500 Intruder motorcycle, eggshell on white in color, black leather saddle bags, $3,000. 281-726-4305 Pat.
Wanted: To buy old U. S. coins, pre-1964, private collector. 713-894-8490. Wanted: Rolex watches for collector. 281-414-3597.
HELP WANTED - CARE
Looking for a lady that wants to work 25-30 hours a week. Monday-Thursday from 2:30 PM to 7:00 PM, Friday and Saturdays flexible. English/Spanish speaking. Must have S.S., training will be provided to help and teach 13 year old boy with disability. Area: Towne Lake (behind Lone Star College). Please call 713-446-9097. Live in caregiver for elderly, ambulatory female. Must be mature female, non-smoker with valid drivers license, transportation and good driving record. Duties include companionship, personal care, light cleaning and cooking. Must be able to live in Monday through Saturday. Please have references. 281-550-7577. Quadriplegic lady needs caregiver, will require lifting, will be trained, evenings and some weekends. 713-466-7890.
Insurance CSR wanted PT/FT. Outgoing, people person, detail oriented need only apply. Prefer those that already have license, but will train/license the right person. Email Resume: firstname.lastname@example.org. Sales persons wanted to sell Replacement Windows and Window coverings. Ownership opportunity available. Call Replacement Windows of Katy at 281392-5353. Would you be pleased to earn $1,000 commission on a $1,295 sale and sell a product with a $15,000 value. Work from home. Be your own boss. Huge Demand. F/T & P/T. Not MLM. Contact Cynthia at 866-919-4439. Spa room for rent, $125/wk., located in busy Katy shopping center. We welcome Med. spa procedures, massage, skincare. Please call 713-5054983 or email email@example.com. YMCA Before/After School Counselors - Responsible adults needed to supervise children in local Katy ISD elementary child care sites either before school, after school or both. High School Diploma or GED required. Must love working with children and embody the 5 core values of the YMCA – Faith, Honesty, Caring, Responsibility and Respect. Part-Time. Shifts available Monday—Friday: 6:30-8:30 AM and/or 2:30-6:30 PM. Submit applications to Sherry Hubbard, firstname.lastname@example.org. YMCA Lifeguards - Must be at least 16 years of age. Qualified candidates must possess the following current certifications: YMCA or American Red Cross lifeguard certification, CPR for the Professional Rescuer with AED, First Aid and Oxygen Administration. Want to apply but not sure where to get certified? Visit one of our centers or www.ymcahouston.org/youthdevelopment/lifeguarding for a YMCA lifeguard class that fits your schedule. Part-Time. Submit applications for the Katy location to Candi Revere at email@example.com or Manuel Vila at firstname.lastname@example.org. YMCA Swim Instructor - Applicants must have a strong swimming background and stamina, demonstrate excellent customer service and communication skills and be dependable. Minimum age requirement is 16 years. Current YMCA Swimming Lesson Instructor, American Red Cross WSI, American Red Cross or ASHI CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Red Cross or ASHI Oxygen Administration and American Red Cross or ASHI First Aid certifications is preferred. Training opportunities are available to those who do not hold current certifications. Part-Time. Submit applications to Candi Revere at email@example.com and Manuel Vila at manuelv@ ymcahouston.org. Child Watch Attendant - The Katy Family YMCA needs responsible individuals to supervise children in our Child Watch Department while their parents are working out at the Y starting in the Fall. Must be at least 16 years old and have a love for children. Part-time - days, evenings, weekends. Submit applications to Denise Markota at firstname.lastname@example.org.
YMCA Homeschool PE coach needed. Part Time, M/W/F, 1-3 PM. Must love children and fitness. Submit applications to Kenyetta Brasher at kenyetta. email@example.com Experienced, responsible adult needed to be part of a team of childcare providers at Cornerstone Presbyterian Church at 1351 S Mason Rd @ Park York. Must be able to work Sunday evenings and pass a background check. Proof of current CPR training should be submitted with resume. Starting pay is $7.50 per hour. Submit resumes to Carol Kutzer at info@cornerstonekaty. org or call 281-579-1080. Earn $50 to $75 dollars an hour promoting and selling women’s designer fashion jewelry. Work part-time and earn full-time pay with flexible hours. Earn trips, car allowance, free jewelry, plus money. Training provided, must have car and computer. Paid weekly. No experience is needed, but previous direct sales are rewarded. Must be 18 years or older. Contact Amber, firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-505-4250. If no answer, please leave a voice mail message with reference to job and phone number. Enjoy Golf and the outdoors? Hole in One Challenge, a national par 3 company, is seeking sales representatives to promote a par 3 contest on local golf courses. A portion of all sales will help support programs offered to young people through The First Tee. Work a 5 hour shift - approximately 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM (weekends with occasional weekdays). $10 per hour plus commission after reaching minimum sales goal. Daily pay. Positions are available immediately. Must be able to pass drug test. Please contact Larry Wilkerson 281-345-1517. Visit www.holeinonechallenge.com Manta Ray Enterprises, Inc. (MRE, Inc.) is always in search of highly motivated Real Estate Agents who’s core values that are aligned with that of the Broker’s. You are not expected to have the exact know-how when you start. But open minded and willing to learn from a TREC-MCE Instructor with over 28 years experience on leasing and working with property management with single family homes & condos. MRE, Inc. will guide you on the proper forms to use. Broker will provide a one-on-one support to any Real Estate Agent willing and wanting to learn more. MRE, Inc. will assist you to better serve your clients/customers/investors with sales, leases and property management. MRE, Inc. has been recognized and involved with Katy ISD, Community Education for more than 23 years at Taylor High School in Katy. MRE, Inc. offers incentive packages along with additional Real Estate knowledge. For more information and to get started on your new career today; please contact the Broker, “Tisha” Matticks, at mre@ mantarayenterprises.com . Now hiring security officers, part time/full time. No experience necessary. Retirees welcome. All shifts available. Accepting applications Monday Thursday, 8 AM - 11 AM. Located at 1035 Dairy Ashford, Suite 225, Houston, Texas 77079. Phone: 281-759-1010. Martial Arts USA is hiring qualified Tae Kwon Do Black Belts with WTF certification, over 18 years of age, background checks and interviews will be conducted. Contact Master Shin or Master An at 281-463-9333 or email YoungAn@cyfairtkd.com.Location, 17121 West Rd. Suite 200 Houston TX 77095. About Hair Salon and Day Spa is seeking experienced stylists. Apply in person 15422 FM 529, Houston, TX 77095. LL Hair Studio Salon is hiring experienced stylists! Visit our website at www. LLHairStudio.com to learn more, or call us today at 281-550-5302. 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. Michelle’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 mom’s with school age children. 281-861-0394. Position available for an experienced hair stylist with a great attitude and good clientele. Benefits available. Call Images Hair Studio at 281-256-2286. Dental Assistant needed, at least 2 years of experience, must be state licensed. 281-550-0900. Dental assistant position available. F/T, nonsmoker, experienced preferred, knowledge of Dentrix software and bilingual a plus. Must be state licensed; Front desk receptionist, bilingual preferred. Fax resume to: 281-861-7174. Or call 281-861-7500. Applications being accepted at Salon Picasso Studios. Lease/commission. 281-861-9911. Residential Electrician(s): Journeyman or helper/apprentice. Have experience, references & contact info. ready, beginners last employment info. Send resume to email@example.com.
Timeshare: rent a lovely condo for a full week in Hawaii. Sleeps 4, fully stocked kitchen. What else needs to be said... It’s Hawaii! $795. For information contact Cheryl at 281-855-7427. Las Vegas Timeshare - On the Strip near the airport, sleeps 4, full kitchen, dining & living; jacuzzi in room, 2 TV’s/2 Phones, 2 pools outside building, fitness room, washer/dryer/safe in room, 4 days $355 - 7 days $500. No added fees. Cheryl 281-543-2409. Vacation home for rent: Hill country vacation home, Cedar Creek Cabin, new 2/2 with loft, fully furnished, huge front porch, satellite TV, beautiful views, abundant wildlife, Frio River at Concan near Garner State Park, sleeps 8. Call 866-7CON-CAN or go to www.frioman.com for more information.
Due to the amount of space involved and the response of those wishing to publish a Novena to St. Jude, a Novena to St. Jude will be published along with a list of initials of those wishing to publish one. We are sorry, but we cannot make exceptions. $5 Charge for each Novena per area. Please specify which area you would your Novena to appear in. - Krenek Printing.
NOVENA TO ST. JUDE
May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and preserved throughout the world, now and forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy on us. St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. St. Jude help of the hopeless, pray for us. Say Novena 9 times a day for 9 days. It has never been known to fail. Publication must be promised. Thank you St. Jude – VPS, JRMC
PETS FOR SALE
Cavalier King Charles Adorable Puppies for sale. Please call Karen at 281743-3500.
LOST & FOUND
Lost on 9/28/12 - Set of car keys with car remote. Please call 832-971-6610. FOUND: 8GB SanDisk, looks like a disk that you would use in a camera and has files with pictures of a proposal, engagement photos and wedding photos.The wedding photos look like the wedding was up north. Call 713545-8245.
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