BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETINGS
The monthly Board of Directors meeting for Williamsburg Colony generally are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:00 PM, at the clubhouse located at 12315 John Crump. Anyone that would like to attend a meeting and address the Board should contact PCMI’s office 281-870-0585, at least a week prior to the meeting so that you can be included on the agenda. WCMA
Curbside Recycling Program
OCTOBER 6th was the kickoff for the curbside recycling program! Your new 96 gallon Recycle Cart has been delivered by Waste Management and is ready to be filled with your recyclable items. Start collecting NOW! All recyclable items listed below can be collected in your Recycle Cart and rolled to the curb each THURSDAY for collection: • Glass - Clear, Brown, Green • Aluminum and Tin-Steel Cans • Plastic - Laundry Detergent Containers, Milk Jugs, Food Containers (Plastic Codes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 7) • Juice Boxes, Milk Cartons & Cereal Boxes • Cardboard • Newspapers, Magazines & Junk Mail Please rinse all items before placing into the Recycle Cart. This will help keep your recycling storage cart clean. For a detailed illustration of recyclable items, you may go to the link on our Williamsburg Colony website, www.colonyonline.homestead.com. MONDAY curbside garbage collection will collect non-recyclable household garbage, grass clippings, leaves, branches, and tree trimmings (must be bundled securely and in 4 foot lengths). No more than 10 bags, bundles, or cans will be collected per collection day. MONDAY will remain as the Heavy Trash collection day. Items such as old furniture and appliances will be collected this day and each household is limited to 2 each Monday. THURSDAY curbside service will collect ONLY recyclable carts. No other bags, cans or bundles will be collected on Thursday.
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MINUTES OF THE Wcma, INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS
AUGUST 10, 2011 A meeting of the Board of Directors of the Williamsburg Colony Maintenance Association, Inc. was held on Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 5:00 PM, at the community clubhouse, pursuant to Notice attached as Exhibit “A.” Directors in attendance were Ken Rychlik, John Eberlan, Jana Heaton and Shelli Shaw. Also in attendance was Dolores Sue representing Planned Community Management, Inc. (PCMI). With a quorum present, the meeting was called to order at 5:30 PM. MINUTES The minutes of the meeting held on July 13, 2011 was reviewed and approved as written. Minutes attached as Exhibit “B.” FINANCIAL Jana Heaton presented the financials as of July 31, 2011. Cash in the bank totaled $385,190.45. This includes checking and money market accounts and is the money to cover both operating expenses and the necessary reserve to fund maintenance and replacement of the Association’s capital assets. Financials attached as Exhibit “C.” DELINQUENCY Delinquencies as of July 31, 2011 totaled $83,544.48. DEED RESTRICTION VIOLATIONS The Deed Restriction violations were reviewed by the Board of Directors. There were 261 violations noted. OLD BUSINESS Parking Lot Lights - Ken Rychlik reported he had met the electrician and the parts for the lights have been ordered. Wrought Iron at Entrance - The down payment on renovating the wrought iron at the entrance was signed at the meeting. Work will begin in the near future. Annual Meeting - The Board discussed the annual meeting. It was agreed the meeting will be held on a Saturday to try and obtain more homeowners to the meeting. Further, it was decided the Board will open the pool for that day and if homeowners come to the annual meeting, they will be allowed to swim. The pool will not be open for all residents. The Board wishes to provide refreshments in the pool area and will approach the swim team to see if they will be willing to staff their concession booth. The meeting will be at 11:00 AM and the pool will be open from 11:00 to 3:00 PM. There will be no admittance to the pool after 1:00 PM and no re-entry after 1:00 pm. PCMI will visit with the association attorney to verify the legalities of the event. NEW BUSINESS New Laws - The Board reviewed the new laws for the coming year and the impact on the association.
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Tennis Court - The Board discussed the problem that children are getting in the tennis court and then they find themselves locked in as they must have a key to get out, as well as into the tennis court. Incident at Pool - The Board reviewed an incident report that happened at the pool July 26, 2011. The Board felt very strongly that the safety of the residents and lifeguards is of utmost importance as all residents should be able to enjoy the pool without hearing foul language or threatening actions. After reviewing the details, the Board unanimously agreed the violator will be ban from the pool for the remainder of the summer. At this time, the executive session was closed.
There were no homeowners present. The next Board meeting will be September 14, 2011 at the offices of PCMI. With no further business to come before the Board, the meeting was adjourned at 6:40 PM.
Remember to keep all cars and trucks locked and windows rolled up. Call on any suspicious persons or vehicles. We need everyone’s help here. Please call the Constables at 281-463-6666. Park hours have been posted. Park hours are 8 AM to 8 PM. Also, those wishing to play baseball in the park or street, please be careful. Any damage done to resident’s property is the responsibility of those parents of the children that cause it. Also it has been brought to the Board’s attention that use of foul language and trouble at the park must stop. If Constables report such behavior, individuals may become barred from park/pool area. Let’s all have fun and play nice. Older kids watch out for little ears nearby. Remember, $250 reward to anyone who provides information about damage or vandalism to
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ABANDONED OR OVERGROWN PROPERTY
Open Forum for Homeowner Concerns
the park. This reward will be paid and no one will ever know who reported such damage.
Do you live next door or near someone who has abandoned or left a house vacant? Has the grass grown two or more feet high? Are there rodents and snakes coming from their backyards? Would you like to get the property cleaned up? Can you see over the back fence from your property? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, you are the one who needs to make the first move in getting this matter resolved. Williamsburg Colony Maintenance Association cannot call the Harris County Health Department at 713-439-6270, since we can only report on property adjacent to the front entrance and the Pool/ Clubhouse areas. We need someone who will give permission for the Health Department to come on their property to view violations of neighbors. So please, help us get rid of dangerous conditions in our subdivision.
Your Association pays for your streetlights from your annual dues, whether they work or not. If a light is out in your area, please call 713-207-2222 and report it. Each light pole should have a number on it. When reporting the out or malfunctioning light, give them the pole number and closest street address. We want all of our lights to work. A lighted area is a safer area.
We would like to remind residents that being in Harris County means those under the age of 18 must not be roaming the streets after midnight. Any children spotted after midnight should be reported to the Constables at 281-463-6666. Most of the trouble we have in the subdivision that is attributed to mischievous minors occurs after the curfew. Once park hours are posted, anyone in the park after hours will be charged with trespassing.
GARAGE SALE SIGNS
To all Williamsburg Colony residents, garage sales are great, we can increase our attic and closet space, locate things we forgot that we had and most important, make a few extra bucks. The one thing that is sometimes forgotten is the placement and removal of our garage sale signs. So please neighbors, if and when you have a garage sale, let’s try and remember not to place garage sale signs on any of our community signs or poles. Also, remove signs that are staked when your garage sale is complete. Cleaner streets do make a difference.
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If you have noticed a problem in the subdivision you think needs taken care of, please complete a resident comment form and mail it in. We get a drive through once a month and sometimes we might miss something.
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Animals that are not properly restrained pose a threat to all our residents. While you may know your pet is friendly, an animal running at someone who is walking by is very scary for that person. Many children are afraid of animals and become frightened, which could result in the child getting hurt trying to avoid the animal. Veterinary Public Health (formerly called Harris County Animal Control) advises that “All dogs and cats must be kept under restraint while in the unincorporated areas of Harris County, Texas. The custodian of a dog or cat is not authorized to have, harbor or keep any unlicensed dog or cat, nor to allow any dog or cat to become a stray.” Restraint is defined as “the control of a dog or cat under the following circumstances: 1. When it is controlled by a line or leash not more than six (6) feet in length, if the line or leash is held by human being who is capable of controlling or governing the dog or cat in question or 2. When it is within a fully enclosed vehicle or 3. When it is on the premise of the custodian and the animal does not have access to sidewalk or street.” While it may be nice to have your animal out in the yard while you work or play, it is against the law, unless the animal is properly restrained. Let’s all help keep our community a safe and comfortable place for all our residents by being responsible pet owners. This will not only protect anyone who may be walking or bicycling in the area, but also the pet owner who could be held legally responsible or possibly sued for failing to properly restrain their pet.
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• The Plymouth Pilgrims were the first to celebrate the Thanksgiving in the fall of 1621. • The drink that the Puritans brought with them in the Mayflower was the beer. • The Wampanoag Indians were the people who taught the Pilgrims how to cultivate the land. • The first Thanksgiving celebration lasted three days. • President George Washington issued the first national Thanksgiving Day Proclamation in the year 1789 and again in 1795. • The state of New York officially made Thanksgiving Day an annual custom in 1817. • Sarah Josepha Hale, an editor with a magazine, started a Thanksgiving campaign in 1827 and it was result of her efforts that in 1863 Thanksgiving was observed as a day for national thanksgiving and prayer. • Abraham Lincoln issued a ‘Thanksgiving Proclamation’ on third October 1863 and officially set aside the last Thursday of November as the national day for Thanksgiving. Whereas earlier the presidents used to make an annual proclamation to specify the day when Thanksgiving was to be held. • President Franklin D. Roosevelt restored Thursday before last of November as Thanksgiving Day in the year 1939. He did so to make the Christmas shopping season longer and thus stimulate the economy of the state. • Congress passed an official proclamation in 1941 and declared that now onwards Thanksgiving will be observed as a legal holiday on the fourth Thursday of November every year.
• Benjamin Franklin wanted the turkey to be the national bird of the United States. But it was Thomas Jefferson who opposed him. It is believed that Franklin then named the male turkey as ‘tom’ to spite Jefferson. • The annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade tradition began in the 1920’s. • Californians are the largest consumers of turkey in the United States. • When the Pilgrims arrived in North America, the clothing of the Native Americans was made of animal skins (mainly deer skin). • On December 11, 1620 the first Pilgrims (or Puritans, as they were initially known) landed at Plymouth Rock. • By the fall of 1621 only half of the pilgrims, who had sailed on the Mayflower, survived. The survivors, thankful to be alive, decided to give a thanksgiving feast.
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Ingredients: 1 egg white 1 tablespoon water 1 pound pecan halves 1 cup white sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C). Grease one baking sheet. In a mixing bowl, whip together the egg white and water until frothy. In a separate bowl, mix together sugar, salt, and cinnamon. Add pecans to egg whites, stir to coat the nuts evenly. Remove the nuts, and toss them in the sugar mixture until coated. Spread the nuts out on the prepared baking sheet. Bake at 250 degrees F (120 degrees C) for 1 hour. Stir every 15 minutes. Source: http://allrecipes.com/ Submitted by: Carolyn
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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.
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10 REASONS TO BE THANKFUL FOR YOUR KIDS
Parenthood is like twenty years of survival training. You learn to imagine the worst. Did you pack the diapers, wipes and extra clothes? Have you planned for any disaster? Who needs TV and movies with children around? They make your life less boring. For ten silly reasons to be thankful for your kids see my list of suggestions below: 1. Money - If you had too much money, you’d get into trouble. Children help you spend it. I ate all the food. My shoes are too small. It’s pizza day at school! 2. Quality Control - Is your bed well made? Are you doors well hinged? With kids, you’ll always know. They’re like quality control testers for all of your things. The spindle came off the railing! 3. Immune System - Who needs a flu shot with children around? They keep your immune system working. They bring germs home from school and spread them around. I want a hug and kiss! 4. Silly - What better excuse could you have to act silly? Parents can run through the sprinkler. They can try out new toys and play video games. I bought it for the kids! 5. Garbage- Don’t buy a garbage disposal, just have kids! They eat everything in sight. They’ll make rockets from boxes and phones out of cans. Trash is better than toys! 6. Mind - Kids make you think on your feet. They keep your mind sharp. Why? Why? Why? Parents make up nonsense just to shut their kids up. The sky is blue because... 7. Skills - Kids hone your skills for almost everything. They teach you how to organize. You get to practice negotiating on a daily basis. I’ll give you a piece of candy! 8. Exercise - Becoming a parent is better than joining the gym. Kids make you chase them around. You’re constantly cleaning, and packing and lugging their things. Mommy, I want to play tag! 9. Self-Esteem - Mommy, you’re beautiful. You’re a really good singer. Kids give daily compliments. Even when you know they’re wrong, it makes you feel good. You could win American Idol! 10. Embarrassing - After having children, you won’t get embarrassed. They make you less self-conscious. Kids leave the house wearing two pairs of pants. Is that snot or puke on your shirt? After having children, nothing seems loud. Kids make lots of noise. Who knew having a shower could feel like a luxury? I got a full night sleep! Who knew reading the paper for five whole minutes could feel like a gift from above? Having children can make you appreciate life. Be thankful for your kids! Tammy White – www.associatedcontent.com
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Did you know that the West I-10 Fire Department is a department you can join? Members come from all walks of life and work together to serve their community. The West I-10 Fire Department is also committed to community involvement and as such would like all our citizens to know the best way to contact us. If you have an emergency, please dial 9-1-1, but if you have a question about the department or would like to inquire about a public relations event, please dial 281-675-3639 or visit our website at www.westI-10fd.org.
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If you are between 12 and 18 and would like to be added to the teenage job seeker’s list, please fill out the form in the newsletter with your name, age, birthdate (mon. & yr.), phone number, (one only) year you will graduate (or grade presently in) and the name of your subdivision. Check the list of jobs you want on your form. Mail to Krenek Printing, 7102 Glen Chase Ct., Houston, TX 77095 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Must have parent(s) permission. (Revised 8/11) If your name was left off the list, it is because you did not return our call to update our records. You will have to resubmit your information to be put back on. Samantha O’Neal - B, T, RCC, FAC, CPR, SL 18 Joycie Biehler - B, P 14 Samantha Anderson - B, PP, T 17 Amy Aznar - T (K-5th) 17 Daelynn Tett - B, P 13 Ariel Beard - B, P 13 Mikala Beard - B, P 13 Jacob Young - H, PP, L 12
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Nov. 4th – Early Dismissal (secondary 11:35 AM; elementary 12:40 PM); End of Grading Period Nov. 7th – 3rd Grading Period Begins Nov. 23rd – 25th – Thanksgiving Holiday Dec. 16th – Early Dismissal (secondary 11:35 AM; elementary 12:40 PM); End of Grading Period Dec. 19th – 30th – Student Holiday
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Now – Dec 1st – Food for Families Campaign. Annual fundraiser assisting Katy ISD students and their families. Nov. 7th-11th – Promise to Read. Volunteers from Katy’s business community share their love of reading to elementary classrooms.
One mentor, one student, one hour per week. KEYS brings adult role models into Katy ISD schools to motivate, encourage and inspire students on the brink of success. Mentors meet with their student on campus at a pre-designated time each week. As mentor and student build their relationship, they decide together how to spend their mentoring time. Whether spent playing games, reading or just talking, that one hour a week makes a tremendous difference in the life of a child.
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Students Continue the Tradition of Strong Performance on AP Exams
Katy ISD’s tradition of increasing student participation and strong performance on Advanced Placement (AP) exams continues as the district recently learned that each one of its six high school campuses showed an increase in the number of students participating in the exams. In addition, every high school campus exceeded the state and national percentage of AP students making a qualifying score of 3 or better on the exams. Katy ISD is among the 388 U.S. public school districts (one of only 23 in Texas) to be listed on the 2011 College Board AP Achievement List. This list identifies districts that simultaneously achieved increases in access to AP courses while maintaining or improving the rate of students earning a score of 3 or better on the exams – the score that generally qualifies a student for college credit. In May 2011, more than 3,000 Katy ISD students took more than 7,200 AP exams, with 79 percent of the exams earning a score of 3 or better. This reflects a 24 percent increase from 2010 in the number of exams earning these high scores. Advanced Placement and PreAP courses are designed to challenge students beyond grade level academic courses and prepare them for success in future advanced coursework. Katy ISD recognizes that support and encouragement from the campus, the teacher, and parents are critical to student success. Therefore, the district follows an inclusive enrollment model for AP and PreAP courses that provides support systems for student success. Katy ISD offers AP courses in English, mathematics, science, social studies, fine arts, computer science and languages other than English. For more information about AP or PreAP, visit www.katyisd.org/gt.
Community Education offers evening and on-line classes to adults for fun, enrichment and learning. Some of the classes offered are Foreign Languages, Arts and Crafts, Finance, Computer, Sewing, Dance and Music. For information on these and many other classes and to view the fall schedule, go to www.katyisd.org/com_edu or call 281-396-6365.
WINBORN ELEMENTARY WINBORN ELEMENTRAY PRESENTS JINGLE BELL ROCK AROUND THE BLOCK WALK
Please join us for our first ever Jingle Bell Rock Around the Block Walk! Friday, December 17th at 8:45 AM. Our walking route will begin at the back of the school walking to Crutchfield, walking south to Bucktrout, walking east on Bucktrout to Calvaryman, walking north on Calvaryman to Prince George and then walking west on Prince George to the front of the school. Neighbors please join us by lining up along the parade route and ringing your jingle bells.
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Craft Shows FALL CRAFT SHOWS 2011
• K of C Ladies Auxiliary’s 19th Annual Huge Arts, Crafts & Market Show - Sat., Oct. 29th, 9 am - 4 pm. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 6646 Addicks-Satsuma, Houston, TX 77084 (Between N. Hwy. 6 & Eldridge & between FM 529 & W. Little York) 120 Indoor Booths! Free Admission! Holiday Shopping! Seasonal Décor! Beautiful Art! Handmade Crafts! Name-Brand Merchandise! Delicious Food! 130 Silent Auction Items! For more info., email@example.com. • West campus of Second Baptist Church Celebrations Christmas Market - Full three days on Nov. 3rd, 4th and 5th. Hand crafted pieces, Christmas collectables and one-of-a-kind gifts. With more than 100 vendors, on-going entertainment and vendors to purchase lunch from. Located between Fry and Greenhouse Roads. You may enter the campus from either Kingsland Drive or the feeder road of the Katy Freeway. Register for door prizes. For more info., please check our website at www. second.org or call 713-365-3081. • Deerfield’s 33rd Annual Christmas Bazaar and Market - Fri., Nov. 4th, Noon to 8 PM and Sat., Nov. 5th, 9 AM to 8 PM. At Deerfield Village at our Recreation Center, 4045 Deerfield Village Dr., Houston, TX 77084 off Clay Road. • NORWEGIAN CHRISTMAS BAZAAR - Friday, Nov. 11th (11 AM - 5 PM), Saturday, Nov. 12th (10 AM - 4 PM) Sunday, Nov. 13th (12 PM - 4 PM). Norwegian Seamen’s Church, 4309 Young Street, Pasadena. Take a trip to Norway in Houston! Unique holiday gifts such as handmade embroideries, Scandinavian crafts, trolls, Nisser, Swedish linens, Norwegian jewelry and dolls. Great Raffle prizes, including 2 round trip tickets on SAS to Norway!! Silent Auction.
Demonstrations in Norwegian wood-carving and folk dancing. Norwegian specialty cookies and breads and wide selection of Scandinavian foods for sale. Take time for lunch in our cafeteria serving “open-faced” sandwiches and cream cakes. For more info., call 281-998-8366. • Holy Covenant United Methodist Church 22nd Annual Heartwarming Craft Show - Sat. Nov. 12th, 9 am-4 pm, 22111 Morton Road, Katy. Over 68 artisans featuring a variety of handmade items, Sandwich Shoppe and Tea Room with homemade baked items, Silent Auction Baskets. Proceeds support local missions. Free Admission. For more info., call 281-579-1200 or www.holycov.org. • Katy Area Parents of Multiples (KAPOM) Holiday Hop - Monday, November 14th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Crosspoint Church, 700 S. Westgreen Blvd. (at the corner of Kingsland and Westgreen). Vendors with their exceptional selection of merchandise, unique gifts, books, jewelry, fashion accessories and more. • Newcomers and Neighbors of Greater Houston HOLIDAY BAZAAR - Wed., Nov. 16th at the Lakeside Country Club, 100 Wilcrest off I-10. The Bazaar will be held from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Reserve your place and join us for a buffet lunch for $25 or just come and Shop for $5 at the door. Vendors, Raffle and Door prizes galore! Reservations and checks must be in by Wed., Nov. 9th sent to: Jeanne Fahrenholt, 11805 Meadowglen Lane #1179, Houston, TX 77082, 281-556-0749. • First Congregational Church’s 17th Annual Pilgrim Festival - We are currently taking applications for craft vendors of handmade by vendor only crafts. This is our 17th year for our unique festival. The date is Sat., Nov. 19th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. No admission fee; crafts, games and food. We have inside and outside space available. If interested in an application or for more info., contact Sue Earl at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are located in the Hunters Creek Village at 10840 Beinhorn Rd. (I-10, exit Bingle/
• Home for the Holidays Christmas Gift Market - Katy Merrell Center - Over 175 Booths! - November 18-20, 2011, Friday 5-9 PM • Saturday 10 AM-6 PM • Sunday 11 AM-4 PM. • Ladies Night Out, The Shoppes’ at Brookwood - Tuesday, November 29th, 5:00 - 8:00 pm, 1752 FM 1489, Brookshire, TX 77423. Special Night of Christmas Shopping appetizers, food tastings, door prizes and more!! Revenues will help Brookwood operate independently of government subsidies and to help give innovative, educational and vocational opportunities for close to 200 adults with disabilities. • Epiphany of the Lord Frostyfest Craft Show - To help raise funds for a local charitable organization, join Frostyfest on Sat., Dec. 3rd as a craft vendor. Call 281-578-0707 for more info. Come and shop at our wonderful Craft Fair filled with booths with beautiful handmade items from local crafters. Bake sale, silent auctions all day and food court. Located at 1530 Norwalk Drive, Katy (South of I-10 off of Highland Knolls between Fry Road and Westgreen Blvd.).
Garage Sales WESTHEIMER LAKES & WESTHEIMER LAKES n. COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE
Our residents have cleaned out their closets and can’t wait for you to stop by on Saturday, November 5th from 7 AM - 12 Noon! You’ll find treasures galore in our community-wide garage sale! Residents will be selling their items right out of their garages. For a map and list of items being sold, don’t forget to stop by SplashPad Texas (located in the Westheimer Lakes section - 26103 Canyon Fields Drive, Richmond 77406, 832-222-2355) on the day of the sale. Don’t miss out!
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Holiday Special Events The Seven Lakes High School PTSA Presents The Spartan Showcase Of Holiday Homes! Tour a variety of stately homes beautifully decorated for the holidays. Thursday, December 8th and Friday, December 9th 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Tickets: $12 In Advance $15 At The Door Advanced Ticket Sales Start November 21, 2011 at Seven Lakes High School 9251 S. Fry Road, Katy, TX 77494, 281-237-2800 SLHS PTA Website - www.sevenlakesptsa.com and Ace Hardware Cinco Ranch 1720 S. Mason Rd. Katy, TX 77450, 281-392-5200 For more information or questions: Wendy Szczechowski at email@example.com Stacey Zudock at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Trinity Baptist Church 6th Annual Trunk or Treat Fall Festival
Please join Trinity Baptist Church at its 6th Annual Trunk or Treat Fall Festival. The date is October 29th and the time is from 3:30 pm - 5 pm. The festival will be located at Seven Lakes High School Ninth Grade Center (corner of Fry and Katy-Gaston). There will be free games, inflatables, candy, popcorn, prizes and more. Costumes optional. For additional information, visit www.trinity-katy.org or contact the church office at 281-579-6724.
YMCA Turkey Dash
November 24th, 5K, Kids 1-Mile Race & 1-Mile Family Walk/ Run on Thanksgiving Day. Awards, door prizes, post race party with a live band, complimentary refreshments, kids fun zone, games and more! To find out more details or to register, visit www. ymcaturkeydash.org. 281-392-5055.
Holy Covenant Umc Fall Festival and Trunk or Treat Sunday, October 30th, 4:00-6:00 pm 22111 Morton Road, Katy Come enjoy games, food, moonwalks, prizes, candy and fun! For more information, please call: 281-579-1200 or www.holycov.org Free Admission *Don’t forget to wear your costume!
Birdies for the Brave golf tournament Supporting Wounded Veterans and Their Families
For the fourth straight year the Katy Community is privileged to host the Birdies for the Brave Golf Tournament at Meadowbrook Farms and the Gala at Safari Texas. The Gala will be Saturday evening, Nov. 5th and the golf tournament is Sunday, Nov. 6th. All proceeds go to a variety of charities that serve veterans and their families. There are many opportunities for Katy residents and businesses to contribute and participate in the many inspiring activities of the event. For further information, contact Dayna Gurley at Meadowbrook Farms 281-693-4653, x218 or email@example.com.
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Performances are at Houston Family Arts Center Garza Main Stage, 10760 Grant Road, Houston, TX 77070. 2011-2012 Mainstage Season: The Sound of Music (Nov. 25 - Dec 18, 2011 on the Garza Main Stage) A Lesson Before Dying (Jan. 20 - Feb. 5, 2012 on the Garza Main Stage) Seussical the Musical (Feb. 24 - Mar. 11, 2012 at the Berry Center) The 39 Steps (Apr. 13-29, 2012 on the Garza Main Stage) The Fantasticks (Through - June 10, 2012 on the Garza Main Stage Guys and Dolls (July 13-29, 2012 TAG production at the Berry Center) Season tickets are now on sale. For the best seating and lowest prices become a season ticket holder. The HFAC season package is arranged so that any six or more shows constitute a package and patrons get to pick which 6, 7 or 8! Patrons can select their seats online at www.houstonfac.com or call the HFAC box office at 281685-6374. GO TO http://www.houstonfac.com/id6.html for more information or to request an audition appointment.
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Enjoy the outdoors with your child, age 2 1/2 to 5, at Audubon nature programs (called the “Titmouse Club”) offered every Tuesday and Wednesday morning, 10:00 to 11:00 AM, from mid-September through mid-May at the Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary, 440 Wilchester Boulevard. The programs feature fun nature talks, stories, crafts, hands-on activities and walks in the woods. The cost is $5 per child or a 5-session card can be purchased for $20. The child must be accompanied by an adult during the program. For more information, please visit www.houstonaudubon.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 713-464-4900. Upcoming programs include: November 1st & 2nd: Gardening for Kids November 8th & 9th: Terrific Trees November 15th & 16th: American Indians November 22nd & 23rd: no program - Thanksgiving break November 29th & 30th: Animal Homes
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CY-FAIR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 2011 Mobility Forum
Chamber members and non-members are invited to participate in the discussion on how the region addresses mobility challenges in the face of continued growth. There will be two sessions with a luncheon in between. The featured speaker is Commissioner Ned J. Holmes. Holmes is a commissioner of the Texas Transportation Commission, which oversees statewide activities of the Texas Department of Transportation. Additional forum speakers will be: Steve Clark, PE, ARUP; Mark Ellis, Gulf Coast Rail District and Texas State Representative Allen Fletcher. Currently, the chamber is working with the Texas Department of Transportation on the re-designation application process of U.S. 290 to an interstate status. The status change could possibly allow additional federal funds toward the proposed improvements of U.S. 290 along with allowing greater visibility for domestic and international firms seeking to relocate in the Cy-Fair Houston market sector. In addition, the construction of the SH 99; Segment E (I-10 West to U.S. 290) has begun with an anticipated completion over the next 18-24 months. Once completed, Segment E will allow an alternative route for commuters and businesses along U.S. 290 traveling to the West Houston Energy Corridor. The Mobility Forum will be Thursday, November 3rd from 10:30 AM to 2:00 PM at the Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress. Individual tickets are $60 and sponsorship tables of 10 range from $600 to $2,500. Lunch will be served. For more information, contact Casey Cargle at 281-373-1390 or email@example.com or visit www. cyfairchamber.com.
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The EmPowerment Center’s Annual Christmas Toy Drive
The EmPowerment Center’s Annual Christmas Toy Drive begins November 13, 2011 thru December 17, 2011. Each week bring unwrapped toys for (toddlers up to 12 years). Distribution will be on December 10, 2011 to Private Agencies and December 18, 2011 at 9 am at the Annual Christmas Production & Toy Give-Away. Call 281578-3535 or email us at: email@example.com for more details as to how you can support or receive as well. The EmPowerment Center is located at 20910 Park Row, Katy, Texas 77449.
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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.
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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.
ST. PETER’S UMC SENIOR GAME DAY (50+)
Mark your calendars for a fun day of games, at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Everyone is invited to play cards, board games, dominoes, puzzles, etc. every fourth Tuesday of the month. Bring a sack lunch and drinks will be provided. Enter on the west side of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 20775 Kingsland Drive and go to Room 106. If you have any questions, please call Tom Matkin, 281-492-6053 or Richard Powell, 281-392-2941.
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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.
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Living Word Lutheran Church in Katy is pleased to announce that Lisa Jastram of Sugar Land, TX, has joined the staff as the 9:30 AM contemporary worship leader. Jastram is no stranger to the Katy area having performed in many of the area churches, libraries and schools with Oasis for Children, her educational entertainment venture. She comes to Living Word at an exciting time in the life of the church as they complete their Envision Project begun less than a year ago. The church has been installing new lighting, screens, projectors and systems upgrades to maximize possibilities for meaningful and exciting worship. Sept. 25th was the first Sunday for the congregation to experience the new amenities. One of Jastram’s goals were to make the service more intergenerational and family friendly. She also hopes to see more of the arts incorporated into worship including dance and visual arts. Previously, Jastram has led the musical portion of worship at St. Martin’s Lutheran in Sugar Land, New Hope Lutheran in Missouri City and Grace UCC in Alief. Her background as a missionary child raised in Japan matches well with Living Word’s emphasis on global mission.
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KATHERINE TYRA (BEAR CREEK) PUBLIC LIBRARY
16719 Clay Road, Houston, TX 77084, 281-550-0885 Our hours are: Monday - 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Tuesday/Thursday - 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Wednesday -10:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Friday 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Saturday - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Adults • The Bear Creek Book Club - Wednesday, November 2nd, 7:00 PM. Join the Bear Creek Book Club to discuss The Milagro Beanfield War by John Nichols. • The Friends of the Bear Creek Library - Monday, November 7th, 6:00 PM. Planning Meeting: The Friends of the Library, a non-profit organization that raises funds for library programs and materials, is actively seeking new members. Did you enjoy a program at the library? If you did, thank the Friends. Better yet, join the Friends. Come to the meeting and see what it is all about! • New Volunteer Orientations - Monday, November 28th at 6:30 PM. Interested in volunteering at the library? We have periodic orientation sessions to introduce you to our library and what kinds of work you could do. Applications are available at the Information Desks (must be signed by guardian if volunteer is under 18). • The Bear Creek MYSTERY Book Club - Thursday, November 17th, 11:00 AM. The Library is hosting a mystery book club! All sleuths and amateur Sherlocks heed this call! Come to this lively group and share your passion for mysteries! This month we will discuss The 11th Victim by Nancy Grace.
Weekly Programs • Bear Creek Knitting Club - Every Thursday, 4:00 PM. The Bear Creek Knitters Club is a place to share ideas, to learn new knitting techniques or to teach someone else a new knitting skill. Don’t miss out on the weekly fun!! Make sure to bring your needles and yarn. All ages welcome! • Saturday @ the Movies – November 5th & 19th at 2:00 PM. Enjoy an action packed film with big sound and big screen; a deal that can’t be beat!! Check with the library staff regarding title and ratings information. • Beginning Computer Classes - First and Third Tuesday, 10:00 AM. Beginning Computer Classes: These classes are designed for people looking to learn about computers at a very introductory level. All classes are free of charge. The first twelve patrons will be accommodated.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICATION FOR HOME IMPROVEMENTS/MODIFICATIONS FAILURE TO SUBMIT ALL REQUIRED INFORMATION WILL RESULT IN THE APPLICATION BEING RETURNED DENIED UNTIL ALL INFOR MATION CAN BE PROVIDED. MOST ARCHITECTURAL COMMITTEES ARE ALLOWED 30 DAYS TO RESPOND TO AN APPLICATION. 1) If you are applying for a structure (PATIO COVER, ARBOR, GAZEBO, STORAGE SHED, ROOM ADDITION, ETC.), you must submit an elevation drawing showing how the structure will look. Indicate size, height, color, materials and roofing and show placement on the lot survey. 2) If you are applying for play structures (PLAY STRUCTURE, SWING SET, TRAMPOLINE, BASKETBALL GOAL, ETC.), you must submit a photo, brochure or drawing. Indicate size, height, color, materials, etc. and show location on lot survey. 3) If you are applying for a POOL/SPA, you must submit detailed drawing of pool and indicate on lot survey the location of pool and equipment. Must show access to rear of property. 4) If you are applying for exterior PAINTING OR SIDING, submit sample of color. 5) If you are applying for a new ROOF, please submit manufactures name / color name (brochure or small sample). 6) If you are applying for new front DOORS OR STORM DOORS, please provide photo or brochure. 7) If you are applying for SOLAR SCREEN/WINDOW TINTING, please provide material samples. 8) If you are applying for WROUGHT IRON GATES OR BURGLAR BARS, please submit drawing, color and indicate on lot survey placement. 9) If you are applying for DECKING/PATIO, please indicate location on lot survey, materials to be used and height of decking. 10) If you are applying for CONCRETE WORK/PAVERS, (sidewalks, driveway extension, etc.), please indicate location on lot survey. 11) If you are applying for an ANTENNA, please give size or height of antennae and show location on lot survey. 12) If you are applying for LANDSCAPING OR TREE REMOVAL/REPLACEMENT, please submit all details (tree dimension and type) showing placement on lot survey. 13) If you are applying for FENCING, please advise of height, materials and location on lot survey. 14 )If you are applying for YARD DECORATIONS (birdbath, benches, statues, signs, lighting, etc.), submit photo or brochure, indicate location on lot survey.
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Piano: Kohler & Campbell upright, excellent condition, includes piano bench with cushion, $1,100. 281-684-1821. Kenmore, apx. 26 C. Ft., s/b/s refrigerator, best offer; gold rim dishes for 12, all serving pieces, $50. 281-256-3480. Two twin mattresses and 1 box spring, $150. 832-771-3598. Sertapedic twin mattress and box spring with frame. 281-389-3552. 2 Bicycles: Cannondale R600 w/custom wheels, $600; Bianchi steel w/classic down tube shifters, $250. 832-620-9591. 7’ Round bed, top mattress 6” thick, $500 OBO. 281-550-8670. Playboy magazines: Complete years, January 1967 to December 2000; April 1958 to December 1966, only viewed once; also mixed issues. 281-579-1159. Beautiful solid oak 3-piece entertainment center. It has 2 piers and a floating bridge. Each pier has many shelves with glass doors and many other compartments for all your electronics. The floating bridge can expand to fit up to 63” TV. It is priced at $400 for quick sell. Must see to appreciate the quality. 281-394-5640. Marcy home gym by Impex, $150; lg. oak rocking chair w/stool, $80; maple hutch cabinet, $85; oak buffet server, $75; oak barstools swivel seat, 3 at $25 ea. 281-682-0639. Beautiful black sequined dress, never worn & still has tags, size small, sleeveless and knee-length. Paid $89, selling for $65. Call 281-5990703. Office Setup: Full size dark cherry executive desk, rear section & hutch; dark cherry solid bookshelf; roll-up dark cherry floor mat (for carpet or tile); brush nickel / cherry floor lamp. Total Value $1,700. Selling for $500. Very good condition 832-510-6489. Memorial Oaks Cemetery companion crypt, perpetual care included, $8,700. 713-854-1994. Continental Airline discount coupons (not valid for Houston destination), value $200, asking $100 for both; president club passes, value $100 for both, asking $50. Travel good until 7/2012. Call Cheryl 281-543-2409.
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Omega Pro II racket with zip case, new, never used, $35; collector plates, 7-8”, dogs, baby animals, wild animals, fine china, gold trimmed, great Christmas Gifts, $15-$20 ea.; Emmot Kelly the Clown limited edition framed lithographs, paid $600, want $275; stainless 8-pc set flatware with all accessory pieces, with fancy wooden chest, new, asking $150, paid $450; commercial clothes rack, heavy metal construction, needs cleaning, but in good condition, $50; AB Do-er Pro Model exercise equipment, sit and exercise abs/arms, adjustable, good condition, $75. Call Cheryl 281-543-2409.
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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 # 900745-72, picture available, asking $205. Contact School8007@aol.com.
Rolex watch. Call for details. 281-414-3597.
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Trailer tires, 3 at $25 ea.; GMC PU bed mat, $45; RV 5th wheel pin box, $50. 281-682-0639 1999 Mercedes E430, black/sport package, 167,000 miles, good condition, $7,900 OBO. 713-301-4469. 1996 Buick Roadmaster Ltd: White, leather seats, 76K miles, good condition, $4,500. Call Richie Anderson 281-463-1712. 89 Toyota pick up, 4 cylinders, very clean and in great running condition, $2,800. 281-744-2779. 1998 Suzuki 1500 Intruder, $3,550. Call for details 281-726-4305 Pat.
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 email@example.com. Looking for a part time registered dental assistant for a state of the art dental office with digital xrays. Must be hard working and friendly. Please call 281-394-7581 for more information. Now hiring Security Officers. Part time/full time on the job training. No experience necessary. Professional & reliable retired welcome. Must provide TDL, Soc. Sec. card, (clear criminal history). Excellent benefits, all shift available. Call today & set up interview. 281-759-1010. 1035 Dairy Ashford, Suite 225, Houston TX, 77079. Now Hiring! Do you love children? Small private preschool is now accepting applications. Must be dependable and energetic. Will train. Must have copy of High School Diploma or GED and copy of Social Security Card. Apply in person to 16618 Clay Road, Suite 400. 281656-2273.
Wanted: To buy Rolex watches. 281-414-3597.
I am in need of a driver to drive me around the Houston area. The job pays $10 an hour, times are flexible during the day and the driver would be driving my 2006 PT Cruiser. I pastor a church in the Houston area and would prefer the driver to live in Katy because I live in the Katy area. You may contact me at 281-599-9703 and my email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Michelle’s Salon is looking for good experience hairstylist, massage therapist, nail tech and esthetician, lease or commission. 832-8781052.
Dental Hygienist needed part-time, minimum 3 years experience, 2 days a week, 7 AM-4 PM, 9 AM-6 PM, days flexible, San Felipe/Voss. Fax Resume to 713-974-4760.
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.
Dental Assistant needed, at least 2 years of experience, must be state licensed. 281-550-0900.
Position available for an experienced hair stylist with a great attitude and good clientele. Benefits available. Call Images Hair Studio at 281256-2286. A growing residential construction co. locally owned & operated looking for advancement minded English speaking individual w/truck & tools. Call for more information 713-591-7825 or 713-446-6989. Paralegal - Katy area law firm looking for candidate with 5+ years experience. Ideal candidate should be proficient in Word and WordPerfect, be a self-starter, possess excellent communication skills, strong attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast paced environment. Send resume & salary requirements to 281-398-1380. Residential Electrician(s): Journeyman or helper/apprentice. Have experience, references & contact info. ready, beginners last employment info. 281-646-9928.
HOMES/CONDOS FOR SALE
Bay House in Sargent, waterfront property with boat access to house, built in 2003. 2 BR’s, 2 car garage, vaulted ceilings, central AC/heat, storage shed attached to house, carport, enclosed stairway, water & sewer system. Call Bill at 979-429-6853.
HOMES FOR LEASE
3-2 spacious home in Katy, $1,200 monthly. Call Fred or Nataly 281347-2494 for info.
Two single females looking for one other to share a house in Green Trails, furnished bedroom, pool, tennis courts, washer and dryer. Nonsmoker. $700/month all utilities included. 832-723-3111.
Las Vegas Timeshare - On the Strip near the airport, sleeps 4, full kitchen, dining & living; jacuzzi in room, 2 TV’s/2 Phones, 2 pools outside building, fitness room, washer/dryer/safe in room, 4 days $355 - 7 days $500. No added fees. Cheryl 281-543-2409. Vacation home for rent: Hill country vacation home, Cedar Creek Cabin, new 2/2 with loft, fully furnished, huge front porch, satellite TV, beautiful views, abundant wildlife, Frio River at Concan near Garner State Park, sleeps 8. Call 866-7CON-CAN or go to www.frioman.com for more information.
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