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The

HOME FRONT

Official Newsletter for Westheimer Lakes Homeowners Association. Published by Krenek Printing Co. - 281-463-8649

UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS COOKIES WITH SANTA & TOYS FOR TOTS DRIVE

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7TH, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Take your photo with Jolly St. Nick as we welcome in the Holiday Season! Located at the Westheimer Lakes North Clubhouse, we’ll be serving holiday treats & entertainment for children young & old! Don’t forget your camera! We’re hosting a Toys for Tots Toy Drive! If you’d like to contribute, please bring a NEW, UNWRAPPED toy to the Westheimer Lakes North Clubhouse.

HOLIDAY YARD DECORATING CONTEST

DECEMBER 8TH - 14TH We will be having our annual “Holiday Yard Decorating Contest” during the week of Sunday, December 8th through Saturday, December 14th. No formal registration is required. Participants need to only keep their Christmas lights on every night during that week. One winner will be chosen from each section. Winners will receive a prize and a “Holiday Yard Contest Winner” sign to display in the front of their homes during the month of December. If you would like to help with judging, please contact Michelle at mevrard@canyongate.com or 713-783-6702. It will take at most an hour of your time to drive through your assigned section.

WESTHEIMER LAKES 2013 COMMUNITY EVENTS Saturday, December 7th: Cookies with Santa December 8th - 14th: Holiday Yard Decorating Contest Please contact Michelle Evrard, Community Event Coordinator, at mevrard@canyongate.com or 713-783-6702 for questions regarding events or if you would like to volunteer! Events are subject to change. For more event information, please visit www.canyongate.com/residents/wl.

ADULT COMMUNITY GROUP Anyone interested in being on the email list for the “Westheimer Lakes Adult Community Group” (adults all ages), please contact Rita Morris at rita_morris1@hotmail.com.

BOARD APPROVED COMMITTEES AND DESCRIPTIONS SOCIAL COMMITTEE Assist the community in creating, implementing and supporting events and activities. These events include, “Egg”stravaganza, Cookies with Santa and more! LANDSCAPE COMMITTEE The primary role is to support a social club for landscaping ideas, also known as the Garden Club. They are responsible for inviting horticulture guest speakers for community events and sharing a general interest in landscaping. They also assist with the Holiday Decoration Yard Contest. COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEE To assist the community in creating, implementing and supporting communication efforts including the newsletter, intranet and section leaders and block captains. They also assist with the Holiday Decoration Yard Contest.

December 2013 Published by: Krenek Printing 7102 Glen Chase Ct • Houston, TX 77095 • 281-463-8649 December 2013 Westheimer email: news@krenekprinting.com for articles •Lakes ads@krenekprinting.com for business ads • classified@krenekprinting.com for classified ads

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TRAFFIC/SAFETY COMMITTEE Assists with safety and awareness within the community, making recommendations to the Board for placement of stop signs and speed humps. ADOPT A SCHOOL COMMITTEE Provides recommendations to the Board of Directors for the donation of AAS funds to the schools within that community for educational school items, such as computers, library books, etc. These funds also may be allotted for enhancements within the community such as sidewalks, playground areas or other improvements that will benefit the students of the community.

MOM’S GROUP AT WESTHEIMER LAKES

Interested in starting a Mom’s Play Group for toddlers at Westheimer Lakes? Please contact Michelle at mevrard@canyongate.com to sign-up.

TO CONTACT THE BOARD OR FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR ACCOUNT Please address the Board of Directors via your PCMI representatives: Mary Carey - Mcarey@stes.com Phone: 281-870-0585 Fax: 281-870-9170

REPORT IT!!!

If you witness any suspicious behavior around the community please contact the local authorities immediately at the nonemergency number 281-341-4665.

RULES OF THE ROAD FOR WESTHEIMER LAKES AND WESTHEIMER LAKES NORTH This is a reminder…. The operation of motorized vehicles (ATV’s, dirt bikes, golf carts, etc.) other than mowing equipment on pathways or trails maintained by the Association or any other Common Area within the community is not allowed.

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According to the Texas department of public safety: • ATV’s are not allowed on a street and an operator crossing a street must have a valid driver’s license. • Golf carts are allowed on roads, but must obey all traffic laws including speed limits. If operated on a road the golf cart must have a license plate and the driver must have a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance. • Mopeds and motor assisted scooters are treated as regular bicycles. All vehicles used on roads must obey traffic laws including stop signs and speed limits. For additional information on this subject go to www.txdps.state.tx.us/msb/pages/ Electric.htm. DID YOU KNOW….ATV’s and Golf Carts on common areas of the community require your money to repair these areas when damaged?

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FALL FESTIVAL 2013 We had tons of fun with a DJ, carnival games, prizes, moonwalks, Chick-fil-A and more! Special thanks to all of our volunteers that helped make this event successful. Thank you to KB Home for sponsoring the bounce house. To see more photos of this event, please visit the Image Gallery on the community intranet at www.canyongate.com/residents/wl.

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT 2013 Thanks to all who participated in National Night Out and for sharing photos of your parties. Special thanks to the Fulshear-Simonton Fire Department, the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office and Jeff Gilbert State Farm Insurance for celebrating with us.

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VANDALISM IN COMMUNITY In the past, Westheimer Lakes has been the target of numerous acts of vandalism. The POA believes that some of this vandalism may be occurring from individuals in the community. When items such as street signs, park signs, windows, lights are in need of replacement as result of this vandalism, your POA bears this expense. As a reminder, please beware of your surroundings and should you see any suspicious activity in the community please contact the Sherriff’s department (281-341-4665) immediately.

LET US KEEP OUR NEIGHBORHOODS LITTER FREE! Take responsibility for yourself and be a good neighbor! Keep our streets and neighborhood trash and litter free! Make it a habit, be a good neighbor and do your part! If each person did their own part (around the outside of their home including their little stretch of street in front of their house), what a better place this would be to live! A clean environment/neighborhood makes people feel good about themselves. They will keep it clean. Some need to be reminded. Others need to be continually reminded. It takes time to change habits. Keeping your neighborhood clean is a habit that takes conscious effort.

ANIMAL / PET CONTROL Please respect your neighbors’ yards and their personal space… remember that pets must be confined to a fenced backyard or within the house and must not be allowed to bark all night long or cause a nuisance to neighbors. They must be on a leash at all times when away from this contained environment. It is also the pet owner’s responsibility, when walking their pet within the subdivision, to keep ALL areas free of pet debris. Please remember that cats must also be confined. To report loose dogs and cats, please call Ft. Bend Animal Control: 281-342-1512. December 2013

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GOLF BALLS

Hitting golf balls is meant for the golf course only. It can cause damage not only to personal property but to people as well. Please respect your neighbors and refrain from hitting golf balls inside the community.

NO TRESPASSING ON RESIDENTS PRIVATE PROPERTY

There have been complaints about children crossing through residents’ private yards to get to the facilities. Please let children know that they cannot cross private property. If this should occur more than once, we ask homeowners’ to contact the proper authorities.

BASKETBALL GOALS Basketball is a fun sport that many like to play. As a reminder, please make sure that all basketball goals are kept in an upright position in your driveway. Basketball goals should not be left in the street at anytime or left on the side of your home when not in use. Leaving Basketball goals in the street can be a nuisance to drivers in the community and a hazard should there be a need for an emergency vehicle to gain access to your street. Please note this is also a violation of deed restrictions and if you receive violation letters regarding this matter you could be sent to the attorney and be liable for those charges.

UNWANTED SOLICITORS

NO SOLICITING signs are posted throughout the entrances of the community. If this continues to be a growing issue at your residence and would like to place a NO SOLICITING sign in your yard, you may certainly do so. Please be sure that the sign is placed by your front door and place only (1) sign at your home.

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If you feel in danger and think the solicitor will be in the community long enough to call the authorities, we suggest you call the local Police Department. Thank you and please be safe…

CANYON GATE ATTENDANT SERVICES

Hours of operation are 24/7 Sunday thru Saturday. The gate attendant’s office is located at the entrance to Canyon Gate at Westheimer Lakes on Idlewood Crossing Dr.

CANYON GATE EZ TAG LANE ACCESS

KEEP OUR LAKES CLEAN

Please help us keep our community beautiful by NOT THROWING trash and debris around or into the lakes. In addition, there is NO SWIMMING, BOATING OR FISHING in the LAKES.

NO DUMPING IN EMPTY LOTS

Please help us keep our community clean by NOT DUMPING trash and debris onto empty lots. Neighbors please report violators and be ready to provide license plate number and photo or any other pertinent information.

COMMUNITY REMINDER

Please keep all trash, including lawn clipping bags, stored out of sight until trash pick up day.

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Please be patient when approaching the EZ Tag barrier arm and obey the signs. After stopping at the stop sign, proceed slowly and wait until the barrier arm opens fully. Bumping or hitting the barrier arm causes costly and unnecesary repairs to the Association. If there is a car in front of you, please remain at the stop sign until the car has gone through the arm and the arm is closed. The barrier arm closes after each vehicle every time.

WESTHEIMER LAKES – GATE ATTENDANT ENTRY TIPS

• EZ TAG LANE (RIGHT LANE) is for EZ Tag stickered vehicles ONLY that are residents and have registered at the onsite office. • Residents with a Westheimer Lakes vehicle windshield sticker must enter by way of the Gate attendant only. (2 lanes under the cover).

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• Visitors must enter through the visitor lane (far left lane) nearest the building and must be signed in by the Gate attendant. If the gate attendant is not on duty, the EZ tag lane is left open and visitors can enter the community. * Contact the SplashPad Texas onsite office at 832-222-2355 to register or for more general information *

CANYON SPRINGS AND CANYON FALLS GATES The Canyon Springs and Canyon Falls Gates EZ Tag Entry lanes are for registered resident entry only via electronic EZ Tags (Harris County EZ TAG or Community fast pass tags for community use only). Electronic entry tags, including credit card size Access Cards and telephone home number registration services are available to all Canyon Springs and Canyon Falls residents at the SplashPad office Tuesday through Saturday. Call 832-222-2355 for more details. The entry will remain open during the day while sales and construction of new homes are in operation and gates will close at night. The gated areas may be accessed three (3) ways; with EZ Tag or fast pass tags, Access Card (reader is located at the dial up box in the left lane) or you may dial the home code on the telephone 10 key pad. If someone is home to answer, access may then be granted. If you experience difficulty, the gate attendant’s office may be called by pressing #0001 on the 10 keypad. In the event the gates do not open, please call the gate attendant and they can open the gate during the evening hours of 7:30 PM until 5 AM. Report all gate malfunctions to either 832-222-2650 or at 832-222-2355, if no one is available, December 2013

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please leave a message with your name, phone number and a brief description of the situation. The gate repairs will be called into the gate service company.

www.canyongate.com /residents/wl Features of the Westheimer Lakes Community Intranet include: • Resident Directory (names posted only with resident approval) • Current Events and Activities • Board meeting minutes, meeting dates, pool schedules etc. • Event Photos and MORE!

DEED RESTRICTION PROCESS 1 letter: Notifying owner of violation and giving them (30 days) to cease and desist. (Legally no further letters can go out for this violation until the (30 days) has expired.) st

2nd letter: After the (30 days) has expired from the 1st letter a 2nd letter notifying the owner of violation will be sent. (Please note that depending on what the violation is the board can send the account to the attorney when the (30 days) has expired from this letter.) 3rd letter: This letter is optional to the board and depending on what the violation is they do not always feel the need to send a 3rd letter. At any time you feel that you get a letter that is not warranted, please feel free to contact PCMI immediately to discuss at 281-870-0585.

ANIMAL / PET CONTROL Please respect your neighbors’ yards and their personal space… remember that pets must be confined to a fenced backyard or within the house and must not be allowed to bark all night long or cause a nuisance to neighbors. They must be on a leash at all times when away from this contained environment. It is also the pet owner’s responsibility, when walking their pet within the subdivision, to keep ALL areas free of pet debris. Please remember that cats must also be confined. To report loose dogs, please call Ft. Bend Animal Control at 281-342-1512.

REMEMBER: PLEASE CALL BEFORE YOU DIG

Texas One Call System: dial “811”

Prior to performing work on your property, call the “Texas One Call System at 811.” They will mark the location of the utility lines easement within your property. Remember, damages to any utility lines within your property can affect services to YOU and YOUR neighbor’s homes. Thanks for taking time to call before you dig!

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COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT Interested in getting more involved in the community? Join a Westheimer Lakes committee or group. COMMITTEES: • Social If you are interested in leading this committee please contact Michelle below. • Communications If you are interested in leading this committee please contact Michelle below. • Landscape Contact Mary Baker at marybaker@entouch.net for more details. • Traffic & Safety Contact Linda Parker at LParker173@comcast.net for more details. GROUPS: • Adult Community Group The group is not meeting in the months of August and September. Meet and Greet, Dine Out once a month, will resume in October. ADULTS ONLY (all ages). If interested and want to be put on invite list, contact Rita Morris at rita_morris1@hotmail.com. • Crochet Contact Amanda Miller at mandimiller121005@yahoo.com • Discussion (Current Affairs and/or Literary Topics) Contact Yatindra Bhatnagar at yatasha@hotmail.com • Mom’s Group Contact Michelle Evrard at mevrard@canyongate.com • Scrapbooking Club Contact Janette at 714-404-4836 or janette.ong@juno.com To sign-up or for more information, contact Michelle Evrard at mevrard@canyongate.com or 713-783-6702.

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PLEASE BE OBSERVANT OF POSTED TRAFFIC SIGNS AND 
 SPEEDS

Please respect the posted traffic speeds and stop signs in our community. They are here to make our community a safe and pleasant place to live. School is out and our children are enjoying their summer at our amenities. Please use extra caution when driving near our parks and community pools.

WESTHEIMER LAKES SPLASHPAD TEXAS HOURS 26103 Canyon Fields Drive, Richmond, TX 77406 Business Office (2nd Floor) Phone: 832-222-2355 Office Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM Onsite Community Manager: Jackie Williams Please visit or contact this office to register for amenity & gate access.

WESTHEIMER LAKES NORTH RECREATION CENTER HOURS

6201 Westheimer Lakes North Drive, Katy, TX 77494 Business Office Phone: 281-394-5961 Office Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM Fitness Center Hours: 7 days a week 5:00 AM until 10:00 PM Onsite Community Manager: Linda Gail Maddox

CANYON GATE RECREATION CENTER HOURS 25501 Canyon Crossing Drive, Richmond, TX 77406 Business Office Phone: 832-222-2970 Office Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM Fitness Center Hours: 7 days a week 5:00 AM until 10:00 PM Onsite Community Managers: Veta Buzek and Shannon Theis

IMPORTANT TRASH INFORMATION

Remember: Unless it is trash pick up day, your trashcans (and any bags of trash) must be hidden from public view. Please do not store your trashcans in front of your garage

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or on the side of your home - your neighbors don’t want to look out their windows and see your garbage either. Please be respectful and only place trash out on specific trash days.

WESTHEIMER LAKES TRASH PICK-UP SCHEDULE

Garbage collection days are: Wednesday and Saturday. Trash containers must be at curb by 7 AM on Wednesdays and Saturdays. * Holidays - when the pickup day falls on a holiday there will be no trash pickup that day and instead will be picked up on the next scheduled pickup day. Note: Saturdays – Heavy pick-up day. Recycling collection day is: Wednesday. Items collected: newsprint only, aluminum & bi-metal cans, plastics coded #1 & #2. Please rinse all food containers. Service Provider is Waste Management – 713-686-6666.

PLANNING ON OUTDOOR HOME IMPROVEMENTS?

Please remember that when planning to do any outdoor home improvements, you must first apply for approval from the Architectural Review Committee by submitting a home improvement form. Visit the SplashPad Texas office or call her at 832-222-2355 for an ARC form and more information.

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STREET LIGHT MAINTENANCE

To report a street light that is not working, call Centerpoint Energy at 713-207-2222. You will need to report both the number on the base of the pole and the street address. You may also report outages online at www.centerpointenergy.com/outage. New Homeowners Must Register to gain access to amenities All new homeowners, as well as current residents (if not already registered), are asked to register at the Westheimer Lakes onsite office located on the second floor of the SplashPad Texas building. This process ensures that all residents have access to the amenities such as the pool, automobile stickers and EZ Tag enrollment (no cost with a Harris County EZ Tag) for entry into the EZ Tag lanes at the gated sections. Some electronic tag fees are applicable. Your proof of resident ownership will be needed to properly complete your registration. The gate attendants maintain a list of residents that have registered at the onsite business office. Your visitors should also be reminded to stop and register with the gate attendant. Association’s property is under camera surveillance cameras are in place throughout strategic areas of the community. For more details and assistance, please contact your onsite office manager at 832-222-2355.

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“The River” United Methodist Church, an exciting new church in our community, would like to invite you to participate in one of our local bible studies. Each “REAL Group” meets for about an hour to discuss topics of interest to the group. The discussions are grounded in the Word of God. Everyone is encouraged to drop the façade of having it all together and rather be honest about their lives, their struggles, their triumphs and their relationships with God. In fact, no perfect people are allowed in The River’s REAL Groups. Sundays at 1:00 PM: (Waterside Estates North) Sundays at 6:00 PM: (Lakemont) Tuesdays at 7:00 PM: (Westheimer Lakes Canyon Gate & Waterside Estates South) Wednesdays at 7:00 PM: (Cinco Ranch, Fulshear, Lakes of Bella Terra & Waterside Estates South) Fridays at 7:00 PM: (Cinco Ranch) To find a time and location that will work for you, please contact Roni Dalchuk at 281-239-2133 or email wadingin@ theriverumc.com. Find out more information on the web at http://theriverumc.com.

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10/3/13 - LAMAR The Briscoe 7A Lady Eagles volleyball team beat the Lamar Ponies in their first district match in two sets 25-5 and 25-15. The Lady Eagles advance to 1-0 in district play. The Briscoe Lady Eagles 7B team beat Lamar JH in 2 sets, 2513 and 25-20. The Lady Eagles advance to 1-0 in district play.

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The Briscoe Lady Eagles 8A team defeated Lamar Jr. High in three sets 25-19, 21-25, 25-21. The Lady Eagles advance to 1-0 in district play. The Briscoe 8B Lady Eagles volleyball team won against Lamar JH in two games. The first game was 25-9 and the second game was 25-7. The Lady Eagles advance to 1-0 in district play. 10/11/13 - BAY CITY The Briscoe Lady Eagles 7B volleyball team beat Bay City JH in two sets, 25-6 and 25-9. Briscoe had a great team effort in the win.

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BRISCOE JH BOYS CROSS COUNTRY MEET RESULTS STRAKE JESUIT MEET The Briscoe JH boys cross country team competed in the Strake Jesuit XC Meet. The course is a 1 1/2 mile race. The Eagles places were: 2nd place Warren Garnes 8:51 3rd place Cody Ewing 9:05 4th place Grayson Price 9:07 5th place Steven Stark 9:12 6th place John Bailey 9:40 15th place Lucas Morgan 10:58 18th place Mason Gage 11:27

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FOSTER HIGH SCHOOL THE FOSTER FINE ARTS DEPARTMENT PROUDLY PRESENTS DISNEY’S MUSICAL:  BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Foster High School theater, choir, band and art students collaborate to tell this classic and timeless story in Rogers Auditorium. Showtimes are Friday, December 6th at 7:00 PM, Saturday, December 7th at 7:00 PM and Sunday, December 8th at 2:00 PM. Tickets are available at Foster High School, 4400 FM 723, Richmond. For more information please call 832-223-3800. If you and/or your business would like to sponsor this event, please contact the Theater Director, Kendra Willeby via e-mail: kwilleby@lcisd.org or phone 832-223-3800. 

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COUGAR STARS PRESENTS TENTH ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARADE OF HOMES By Christi Rickel The Cinco Ranch High School Cougar Stars Dance Team is proud to host their 10th Annual Holiday Parade of Homes on Thursday, Dec. 5th and Friday, Dec. 6th, from 6:00 PM 10:00 PM. Tour five local Katy-area homes. Tickets are $12 and are available at Beau Kisses, Curtain Call, Hauerland’s, Ya Ya Club or from your favorite Cougar Star. Tour beautifully decorated Katy-area homes full of holiday decorations, while enjoying the sounds of the award-winning Cinco Ranch High School Bravo Show Choir and Cinco Ranch High School Orchestra. The Cougar Stars will be on hand at each home to help guide you on your tour. Proceeds from the tour help support the Cougar Stars’ activities. The Cougar Stars are under the direction of Mrs. Samantha Cockerham and Ms. Christine Deci. For more information, please visit www.crhscougarstars.org.

THE NINTH ANNUAL SEVEN LAKES FINE ARTS HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA! Thursday, December 5th The Fundraiser Dinner and Silent Auction features: Band, Choir, Orchestras, Sapphires, Theatre and benefits our Fine Arts Musical and our Masterworks Concert. Dinner and auction are from 5:30 - 7:15 PM in the SLHS Commons with a full concert following at 7:30 PM in the SLHS PAC. Concert and Silent Auction are open to the public. December 2013

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WHAT IS CHRISTMAS WITHOUT HANDEL’S MESSIAH?

To many people, Christmas is just not Christmas without singing or hearing Handel’s Messiah.  Come join the churches of Epiphany of the Lord Catholic Community Church The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints St. Peter’s United Methodist Church as they present the ‘Messiah Sing-a-long’ with full orchestra featuring solos and choruses from the Christmas Portion, Part 1. We will also sing the “Amen” and “Hallelujah! Chorus.” The event will be held in the Sanctuary of the Church at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church, 20775 Kingsland Blvd., Katy on Saturday, December 7th, at 7:30 PM. We invite everyone in the community to join us, either as a singer or a listener. Scores will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis; however, given the limitations of available scores, you are encouraged to bring your own music.   If you have any questions, please email us at  dgalasso@stpkaty.org or musicasst@stpkaty.org or call 281-492-8031.

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THE HOUSTON LUTHERAN CHORALE CHRISTMAS CONCERTS The Houston Lutheran Chorale will be performing two Christmas Concerts this year. The performances will be held on December 7th, at 7:00 PM, at Memorial Lutheran Church, Katy, Texas, 281-391-0171 and another performance will be held on December 8th, at 3:00 PM at Trinity Lutheran Church, 713-869-8486. The public is invited and tickets can be ordered by telephoning either church or they can be ordered on line at www.hlc-tx.org. There will be an offering taken at each performance for the tickets.

LIVING WORD LUTHERAN CHURCH TO PRESENT

“BETHLEHEM’S CHILD” Living Word Lutheran Church invites the Katy community to its presentation of “Bethlehem’s Child” on Sunday, December 8th at 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM and 11:00 AM in the church sanctuary. Let us inspire and prepare you for the celebration of the birth of our Lord with both familiar Christmas carols and newly-composed pieces. The cantata will feature the Living Word Choir, Choristers and a chamber orchestra.   Following each service, there will be an instrument petting zoo for children to get a close-up look at the musical instruments.   Living Word is located at 3700 S. Mason Rd., Katy 77450 at the corner of Westheimer Parkway. For more information, please see the church’s website www.livingwordkaty.org or call 281-392-2300, x 213.

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EPIPHANY OF THE LORD CATHOLIC CHURCH 19 TH ANNUAL FROSTYFEST CRAFT FAIR The 19 th Annual Frostyfest Craft Fair will be held on December 7, 2013, at Epiphany of the Lord Catholic Church, 1530 Norwalk Drive, in Katy, Texas 77450, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. There will be over eighty top Texan vendors selling HANDCRAFTED merchandise. Santa Claus is coming to Frostyfest for pictures, presented by Boy Scouts of Katy. Refreshments will be sold by the Knights of Columbus all day starting with breakfast tacos. Ladies Club will be having a bake sale and quilt raffle. There will also be a Silent Auction run by the Craft Club. For more information contact Brenda Cason at 371-781-0094 or www.epithanycatholic.org.

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Discover the magic of the holidays!! Welcome to Taylor High School’s Holiday Home Tour on Thursday, Dec. 12 and Friday Dec 13, 2013. Make it an event and enjoy five festively adorned homes. A Holiday Market Place is also one of your stops, with local vendors to help you fill all your holiday gift needs and wants! Tickets can be purchased at Hauerlands, Katy Floral Market and Taylor High School. Proceeds are in support of THS Project Grad 2014.

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at the Brazos River Bottom Forest Sponsored by The Friends of Stephen F. Austin State Park Where: Stephen F. Austin State Park Park Road 38 San Felipe, TX 77473 When: Saturday, December 14, 2013 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM What: Santa and his elves will be stopping at Stephen F. Austin State Park for breakfast on their way to the North Pole. Please join us for a pancakes and sausage, fruit, juice and coffee breakfast provided by The Friends of Stephen F. Austin State Park. Kids can bring their wish list to share with Santa and then enjoy a Holiday Nature Walk thru our beautiful nature trail. You may bring your camera if you wish. Santa would love for you to take a photo. Stay for the whole day and explore everything the park has to offer including exciting Ranger programs, hiking and biking, fishing, geocaching, picnicking and just plain ‘ol relaxing in the great outdoors. How Much: Kids 9 and under, $4 Adults & kids 10 and older, $5 Under 3, Free Pricing includes park entry fee Bring Non-perishable food items and unwrapped toy donations for delivery to The Sealy Christian Food Bank. Financial proceeds help fund special projects in the park and support the mission of The Friends of Stephen F. Austin State Park. December 2013

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SUNDAY MORNINGS: We’re celebrating Christmas all month long at CrossPoint Community Church! Every Sunday morning in December will have a different guest artist: December 1st - The Phegmatics, December 8th - The Harbor Light Choir, December 15th - December’s End and December 22nd - Kemper Crabb & Mysterium. Services are 9:30 & 11 AM. FRANK HART CHRISTMAS CONCERT: Also, make sure you bring out the whole family for Frank Hart’s Fantastical Amazingly Jesus Christmas Concert, a mind-blowing musical experience of popular Christmas songs bent and twisted in wonderful ways. You won’t want to miss it. Friday, December 13th, at 7 PM, at our Westgreen campus and Saturday, December 14th, at 7 PM, at our EightTen campus. CHRISTMAS EVE: Finally, plan to spend part of your Christmas Eve at one of our three services: 3 PM, 5 PM and 7 PM. It will be an awesome time of music and celebration, with mountains of Christmas cookies, games and crafts for the kids, free family Christmas photos and so much more! For more information, visit www.crosspt.org or call us at 281-398-6464.

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Living Word Lutheran Church would like to invite the community to join them on Christmas Eve to celebrate the birth of Christ. An early Christmas Eve Worship service will be held at 2 PM. At 4 PM, children ages 2 years through 3rd grade (and their parents) are invited to an interactive Celebration for Children. This interactive service will allow children to “live” the story of Christmas. A Festival Candlelight Worship service featuring traditional music, the choir, bell choir and a brass ensemble will be held at 7 and 10 PM. Prelude music will begin 30 minutes before the start of the Candlelight Worship service. Living Word Lutheran Church is located at 3700 S. Mason Rd. in Katy. For more information, visit www.livingwordkaty.org or call 281-392-2300. 

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NEW CREATION CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE SCHEDULED AT 4 PM! You are invited to the New Creation Lutheran Church in Fulshear for a special 4 PM Christmas Eve Service. The Irene Stern Community Center located at 6920 Katy Fulshear Road in Fulshear will be decorated in commemoration of this holy night of worship and music.   The band, led by Josh Peck will lead your favorite Christmas Carols. Hear a message from Pastor Dale entitled, “For You” and feel the glow of candlelight on this Holy Night. Come out and meet your neighbors in fellowship following the service.  

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THEATER/ARTS MAYDE CREEK THEATRE COMPANY PROUDLY PRESENTS

It Runs in the Family An English farce by Ray Cooney Misunderstandings, mistaken identities and a liberal amount of misleading facts drive this fast action play.   Performances will be in the Mayde Creek High School Black Box Theatre Thursday, December 5th, Friday the 6th and Saturday the 7th, at 7:00 PM. There will also be a matinee performance at 2:00 PM on Saturday, December 7th. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for students and seniors in advance and $10 for adults and $8 for

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announces its 2013-2014 season! MUSEUM OF DYSFUNCTION IV - December 6-14, 2013. Short plays from 200 writers who submitted from all over the US and were chosen by a panel. Co-produced by Wordsmyth Theatre. ROME by John Harvey - World Premier - March 6-22, 2014. This original script is being written by local playwright, John Harvey, work shopped by designers, musicians and actors, video documented over a year and presented as a collaborative effort as our final play in the season. Located at Studio 101 at Spring Street Studios, 1824 Spring Street, Houston, TX 77007. All performances begin at 8 PM. Price - $18 regular/ $10 students and seniors. Pay as you can on Mondays and $25 for opening night with a party immediately after the show. More info/reservations: www.mildredsumbrella.com - info@mildredsumbrella. com or 832-463-0409.  

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  THE LONE STAR SYMPHONIC BAND The group recently recorded a Christmas themed CD, which will be available for purchase at all concerts this season. The Band is based in west Houston, with rehearsals and concerts held at CrossPoint Community Church off of Westgreen Blvd. and I-10 (The Katy Freeway). Five concerts are slated for the Lone Star Symphonic Band’s 21st Season, with tickets for all concerts available on the Band’s website, www.lssband.org, for $5.50 each and will be available the day of the concert at the door for $10 each. All concerts begin at 4:00 PM and feature the Lone Star Dixieland Band for 30 minutes prior to the main performance in the foyer. All selections performed will feature life’s many colors. December 15, 2013 will be the Lone Star Symphonic Band’s Christmas and Hanukkah themed concert, titled “Celebrate the Season.”  On March 2, 2014, the Band will perform “Lone Star,” a concert as big as Texas! The Lone Star Symphonic Band will perform on May 4, 2014, a spring-filled concert titled “Spring into Fun!”  The annual patriotic concert, titled “We Hold These Truths,” will be held on June 29, 2014.   The Lone Star Symphonic Band is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to bringing performances of artistic merit to the Houston metropolitan area. Founded in 1993 as the West Houston Concert Band, the band is comprised of musicians from all walks of life and instills the value that music is a life-long event, continuing well beyond high school and college. The Band is under the direction of Mr. Bob Bryant.  

DECIBELLES (A BARBERSHOP CHORUS) Do you like to sing? Are you looking for a place to display your talents or just to have fun with music? You should be a Decibelle! We are a (ladies only) daytime chorus rehearsing every Friday morning from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM at the Treemont Retirement Center, 2501 Westerland, near Westheimer and Gessner. Some of us read music, but it is not required. We are Westheimer Lakes

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provided a CD to help in learning new songs. Our director, Martha Upton and assistant director, Cay Eckland will help you find out if you are a Tenor, Lead, Baritone or Bass. We have been performing in the Houston area for over 35 years. We prepare two types of shows each year; a Christmas show with old favorites, but always a new fun tune including props, narratives and choreography. Our regular show this year includes songs from the 1920’s, as well as a Spiritual Medley that will start your toes tapping. Come visit any Friday. We would love to see you and if you decide to join us, we would be delighted. For more information, please call Pat at 281-497-4904 or visit our website, www.Decibelles.org. PS: We are starting rehearsal for this Christmas Show. You have time to prepare for it.

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The cost is $5 per child per session or a 5-session card can be purchased for $20. The child must be accompanied by an adult during the program. Please park in the Memorial Drive Methodist Church west parking lot at 12955 Memorial Drive, enter the nature sanctuary through the marked gate and proceed down the path to the log cabin. For more information, please visit the website, www.houstonaudubon. org and click on “Titmouse Club” under the Audubon Docent Programs heading or contact docent@houstonaudubon. org or 713-464-4900.

SATURDAYS IN NATURE Saturdays in Nature is a hands-on science program for families to do together offered by the Audubon Docent Guild at the Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary the second Saturday of each month, September - May. Naturalists of all ages will enjoy quality time outdoors, fun nature themes, crafts and guided nature walks (walks offered at 10 and 11 AM). Upcoming programs include: Saturday, December 14th Theme: Winter in the Woods

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Trinity Baptist Church Senior Adults get together on Monday afternoons from 1:00-5:00 PM for a time of fellowship, prayer and games... Come join the fun! Trinity Baptist Church is located at 10000 Spring Green Blvd. (corner of Spring Green and Fry). For more information, visit www.trinity-katy.org or call the church office at 281-579-6724.

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

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The Katy Valkyries is a varsity team competing in the Texas Girls High School Lacrosse League and accepts players from all KISD high schools. Lacrosse experience is not necessary to join the team - we will teach you the skills and game strategy. Please see our new website at: www.katyvalkyries. org for additional information.

WESTSIDE GOLF LEAGUE Westside Golf League is actively encouraging new members. We invite you to join us every Tuesday morning at Cinco Ranch Golf Club. Our purpose is to allow ladies of all levels to meet new friends and have fun while improving golfing skills. For more information, contact the Pro Shop at Cinco Ranch, 281-395-4653.

SCOUTS HOMESCHOOL PACK 164 Cub Scouts is a fun way to teach boys about character, respect, responsibility and many other traits. Pack 164 is a Christian, home school Cub Scout Pack that services the Greater West Houston/Katy area. Pack 164 promotes service to God, to country and to others. If you are interested and your son is entering 1st through 5th grade, please contact Jack M. Jones at 281-558-5722.

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BIRD HIKES AT SEABOURNE CREEK NATURE PARK RESUMES The Texas Master Naturalist Coastal Prairie Chapter is eager to inform the public of the resumption of their monthly bird hikes, which began Wednesday, November 6th, from 8 - 10 AM. The bird hikes take place the first Wednesday of each month through May. They are led by expert birders in the Chapter and are free and open to the public. Participants, novices and up, should gather in the parking lot to meet their guides and obtain birding lists. Binoculars are strongly recommended. Seabourne Creek Nature Park is located on Hwy 36 next to the Rosenberg Civic Center. JANUARY 9, 2014 HIGHWAY 36A COALITION The Texas Master Naturalist Coastal Prairie Chapter is excited to host Richard Fields, P.E. as the speaker for our January monthly program. In January 2013, three counties came together to form the Highway 36A Coalition, an advocacy group dedicated to developing free-flowing transportation facilities in southern Brazoria, western Fort Bend and Waller Counties. The general route for this corridor begins at Port Freeport and ends at SH 6 north of Hempstead, following existing SH 36 south of Rosenberg. The route is undefined across western Fort Bend County and follows the “Prairie Parkway” according to the Waller County thoroughfare plan north of IH 10, which crosses the Katy Prairie Conservancy. If you are not aware of the efforts of the Highway 36A CoaliDecember 2013

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tion currently we hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to learn what their proposal entails, what their concerns are. This program will take place on Thursday, January 9th, at 7 PM. The meeting will be preceded by a social time and snacks at 6:30 PM and will be held at the Bud O’Shieles Community Center located at 1330 Band Road, Rosenberg, 77471. The meeting is free and open to all interested persons.

SUGAR LAND GARDEN CLUB

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

FORT BEND CHAPTER NATIONAL SOCIETY OF THE DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

Join the Fort Bend Chapter National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Contact Natalie Aggarwal (Natalie-aggarwal@hotmail.com) or Gwen Goldsberry (jbbumdar@hotmail. com for more information. The Fort Bend Chapter website is www.texasdar. org/chapters/FortBend.

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WEST FORT BEND COUNTY REPUBLICAN WOMEN Are you interested in meeting your local elected officials? Would you like to know how Congress is dealing with “hot” items during this session? Contact Susan at 281-633-2277 or BurgerBizInc@ aol.com for information on our group.

CINCO RANCH BRANCH LIBRARY (FT. BEND CO. LIB.) 2620 Commercial Center Blvd., Katy, TX 77494, 281-395-1311, Hours Mon. 12 Noon - 9 PM, Tues. 10 AM - 9 PM, Wed. 10 AM - 6 PM, Thurs. 10 AM - 9 PM, Fri. 12 Noon - 5 PM, Sat. 10 AM - 5 PM, Sun. Closed. To register online for any classes at the library’s website (www.fortbend. lib.tx.us), click on “Calendar,” select “Cinco Ranch Branch Library” and find the program. Participants may also register by calling the library at 281-633-4610 or by visiting the library. LIBRARY CLOSINGS Thanksgiving - December 1st Christmas - December 24th and 25th New Years - Close at 5 PM on December 31st; Closed on January 1st EVENTS • CINCO RANCH NIGHT READERS’ TO DISCUSS ‘SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME: A MODERN-DAY SLAVE,

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AN INTERNATIONAL ART DEALER AND THE UNLIKELY WOMAN WHO BOUND THEM TOGETHER’ - The Night Readers’ book club will meet on Thursday, December 19th beginning at 7:00 PM, in Conference Room 2. The literaryreview club is free and open to the public. • EREADER & OVERDRIVE Q&A - Tuesdays, December 3rd, 10th and 17th, 12:30-2:30 PM, Conference Room 2. Library staff will be available at these come-and-go sessions to answer questions about different types of e-readers, using the library’s online digital library and downloading e-books. • HOLIDAY STORY TIME & WINTER LOUNGE - Saturday, December 7th, 11:00 AM-2:00 PM, Meeting Room. At this open-house family event, sample holiday treats and sip hot cocoa while the kids watch a holiday movie. • ADULT COMPUTER CLASSES - All computer classes will take place in the Computer Lab. Reservations are required. MS Word Survival Basics: Tuesday, December 10th, 10:00 AM MS Excel Survival Basics: Thursday, December 12th, 10:00 AM Sharing Your Digital Pictures: Tuesday, December 17th, 10:00 AM Introduction to Facebook: Thursday, December 19th, 10:00-11:30 AM WEEKLY CHILDREN’S PROGRAM SCHEDULE • Mother Goose Time: Tuesdays at 10:15 AM, provides caregiver/infant activities and songs especially designed for the youngest book-lovers, from age 1 month to 12 months. Mother Goose Time will meet on December 3rd, 10th and 17th only this month. • Toddler Time: Wednesdays at 10:15 AM and Thursdays at 10:15 AM and 11:30 AM - offers caregiver/child activities, stories and songs for older babies, from 12 to 36 months of age. Toddler Time will meet on December 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th and 19th only this month. • Story Time: Tuesdays at 2:00 PM. Age 3-6, where they hear stories, watch movies and participate in age-appropriate craft activities. Story Time will take place on December 3rd, 10th and 17th only this month.

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Special Events December 6th at 6:30 PM: Children’s Christmas Musical December 15th at 8:30 & 11 AM Worship: The Festival Choir Christmas Musical Worship Service

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• Pajama Night Story Time: Tuesdays at 7:00 PM - gives families an evening option for the activities presented during the daytime. Pajama Night Story Time will take place on December 3rd, 10th and 17th only this month. • Family Story Time: 1st Saturday of the month at 10:15 AM. All ages welcome. • Kinder Korner: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 4:30 PM. A time for kindergartners to enjoy stories, movies, crafts and other activities. Kinder Korner will take place on December 11th only this month. • After-School Breaks: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 4:30 PM - crafts, movies, stories and more for children in K through third grades. • Tween Scene: 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at 4:30 PM - activities for youth in grades 4 and 5. The Tween Scene will take place on December 12th only this month.

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BECOME A TUTOR-UNDERSTAND OUR STUDENT’S LIFELINES Become an essential part of a student’s life by signing up to be a tutor for the Literacy Council! The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County holds tutor training every other month. After 12 hours of training, outstanding volunteers are equipped to teach Basic Literacy and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to adults. The trainings prepare tutors to organize and compile lesson plans, learn about various tutoring techniques, understand the purpose of the Literacy Council and much more. Tutors do not need knowledge of any foreign language, nor do they need formal teaching experience. We offer many locations for tutoring throughout the area, including locations in Katy. Tutoring sessions are offered during the day and at night. If you are interested in impacting someone’s life by being their tutor, please contact the Literacy Council at 281240-8181 or visit the website at www.ftbendliteracy.org. Help us to “Change Lives Through Literacy!”

RUOK PROGRAM

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Dept. has a computer-generated program called “Are You OK?” (RUOK). It is a computergenerated call intended for senior citizens (over 55) and disabled persons who live alone and could benefit from a daily check. A computer will generate a call each morning, at about the same time and the participant chooses a time frame. A voice will ask, “Are you OK?” After this, all they have to do is hang up the phone. If the participant goes out of town or leaves the residence for any time, you just temporarily un-subscribe and re-subscribe when you return. If the call goes unanswered, the computer will call back 3 times at 15-minute intervals. If there is still no answer, the Sheriff will dispatch a deputy or the local police. They will have with them a print out of information on the person that is not responding to the calls. This program was established by FBC Sheriff Milton Wright, Commissioner’s Court and Ken Whitt (FBC Sheriff’s Citizens Academy Alumni Assoc.) in 1998. Many police chiefs in the county are also participating December 2013

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RECYCLE AT THE FT. BEND COUNTY RECYCLING CENTER!

The Ft. Bend County Recycling center is located nearby in Rosenberg (just 10 miles away) and accepts glass/bottles and Styrofoam that Waste Management doesn’t pick up. Visit the Ft. Bend Co. government website for information: www.co.fort-bend.tx.us.

HOLIDAY SHOPPING SAFETY! We’re going to be out and about and this means our focus and attention are compromised. Be sure to put safety as your #1 wish item on your holiday shopping list. Here are a few safety tips to keep in mind: • Do not buy more than you can carry. • Save all receipts. • Wait until asked before taking out your credit card or checkbook. • Tell a security guard or store employee if you see an unattended bag or package. • Carry your purse close to your body or your wallet inside a coat or front trouser pocket. • Have your keys in hand when approaching your vehicle. Check the back seat and around the car before getting in. • Do not leave packages visible in your car windows. Lock them in the trunk or if possible, take them directly home. • If you are shopping with children, make a plan in case you are separated from each other. • Select a central meeting place. • Teach kiddos to know they can ask mall personnel or store security employees if they need help. • Before surfing the Internet, secure your personal computers by updating your security software. • Keep your personal information private and your password secure. Do not respond to requests to “verify” your password or credit card information unless you initiated the contact. • Beware of “bargains” from companies with whom you are unfamiliar. • Use secure websites for purchases. Look for the icon of a locked padlock at the bottom of the screen or “https” in the URL address. • Shop with companies you know and trust.

DECEMBER 2013 OBSERVANCES & FUN FACTS December 2013 is observed as: • Universal Human Rights Month • Safe Toys and Gifts Month Birthstone: Turquoise and Blue Topaz Fruit & Veggies for December: Comice Pears, Kumquats, Sapote, Pepino melon, Cherimoya, Ugli fruits, Parsnip, Beets, Turnips, Rutabaga, Celery Root / Celeriac, Horseradish December Flower: Narcissus & Holly Astrological Signs: Sagittarius and Capricorn

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2. Twenty (20) things to recycle. Go to www.mnn.com/lifestyle/ recycling/stories/20-things-you-didnt-know-you-could-recycle for the complete article. Copied below are the first 7 things to recycle. We’ll continue this list in the next two newsletters. 1) Athletic shoes - Tired, broken-down, “fragrant” running shoes are most generally directed to the trash, but given our penchant for kicks, that’s a lot of sneakers stinking up the landfill. A better future for your athletic shoes is to introduce them to one of Nike’s Reuse-A-Shoe recycling bins (www.mnn. com/lifestyle/responsible-living/blogs/recycle-your-athleticshoes-at-nike). Nike in turn will incorporate them into the raw material called Nike Grind, which is used in everything from running tracks to shoe soles to zippers. 2) Bicycles - Americans send more than 15 million bicycles out to pasture every year. But rather than throwing them in the dump, you can give your old two-wheelers a second life by donating them to Bikes of the World (www.bikesfortheworld. org), which collects, refurbishes and donates bikes to lowerincome people and select institutions in developing countries. 3) Bike tools and gear - With a similar mission to Bikes of the World, Bikes Not Bombs (https://bikesnotbombs.org) takes bicycle bits, pieces and gear in addition to the bikes themselves. They accept parts, tools, broken components such as cracked frames, worn tires, tubes with holes, helmets, bags, lights, pumps, locks, cycle clothing, etc. They restore bikes and gear and deliver them overseas to economic development projects in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. Bikes that don’t get shipped often land in the group’s youth programs where teens learn bicycle safety and mechanic skills while earning bikes to keep for themselves. 4) Bras - There comes a time in every bra’s life when it just has to move on and bras aren’t generally the kind of clothing we women toss in the “to donate” pile. But the Bosom Buddy Program (www.mnn.com/lifestyle/natural-beauty-fashion/ blogs/recycle-your-bra), started by a textile recycling company in Arizona, wants your weary bras. After sprucing them up, they donate the revamped brassieres to women’s shelters or other programs that help women gain self-sufficiency. 5) Brita water filters - Ditching plastic water bottles for filtered water is a resourceful move, even if you are left with spent water filters. But if you use Brita products, you’re in

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1. The holidays are the best time to recycle. DON’T throw away a pile of stuff when it can find a use elsewhere and keep our landfills a little emptier (and save you tax money). • Excess paper and cardboard gift wrapping can be recycled at the local schools in the yellow and green bins. • Plastic packaging can be recycled using your curbside bins. • Clothing, shoes and household items can always be recycled through charitable organizations like individual church thrift shops, Salvation Army, Purple Heart, etc. Aside from helping your neighbor during the holiday period, you can also get a tax write-off for such contributions. Or you can sell gently used items at local resale shops (again, money in your pocket). • Electronics can be recycled at the local Goodwill office on Hwy. 6, just south of West Little York. A tax write-off for your donation just before the end of the year is a bonus! •  Old cell phones can be donated to local women’s shelters, who wipe them and donate them to women in danger of abuse. • Old eyeglasses can be donated Lion’s International (www. lionsclubs.org/EN/our-work/sight-programs/eyeglass-recycling). Check with your optometrist, most optometrist offices collect glasses for donation to this program.

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Classified Ads FOR SALE Beautiful & Rare Vintage Beatrix Potter Porecelain Figurines by Beswick Pottery of Longton Staffordshire, England: ‘Timmy Tiptoes” $100, “Squirrel Nutkin” $80, “Goody Tiptoes” $125. Beatrix Potter Music Boxes by Schmid & Co, Toronto, Canada : Chippy Hackee Music Box playing “Feed the Birds” $140. Signed Squirrel Nutkin Music Box playing “:Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head” $90. Pics. 281-861-5566 ANTIQUE COLLECTORS WILL FIND THESE IRRESTIBLE. Stunning 1800’s antique Samovar from Russia. $1200. Eye-catching antique brass lace lamps (2). These were candle holders from India that have been electrified. They are 23” tall and the diameter at the base is 8”. $1000. Appraised at Kuehnert’s. There is not another pair of these lamps in the world. Call for pictures. Many other antiques from the Middle East. 832-723-3384

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Whirlpool side-by-side refrigerator, $125. Shopsmith MarkV tablesaw, lathe, bandsaw, $550. 918-914-0812. King size Beauty Rest memory foam mattress with 9” bos xprings, like new, paid $3,000, asking $900 OBO; Vision X-1500 eliptical, excellent condition, asking $300 OBO. Call 281-578-0337 for information. Noritake “Breathless” service for 8, plus platter/bowls, $200. 281-578-0555. 6 plots in Woodlawn Garden of Memories.  Located across the street from main office in the “Bible” section. Below market value. Would like to sell all 6 together, but will consider selling in groups of 2 or 4.  Please call 281-851-1373 and leave message. Treadmill - Fold-up ProForm T-35. Good cond., $150. Call 630267-7425; Katy area. 2, 27” Cloud fluorescent light fixtures, $25 each. 281-463-8655. Display cabinet, solid wood, dark stain, upper glass doors, 85”

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AUTOMOTIVE Attention Ford truck owners. Road Armor Stealth base winch front bumper with Tiran II guard, satin black powder coating (LED light mount version), 3” diameter.120 wall tubing with light mounts for three offroad lights, 3/16 outer steel shell, dual recessed light pods for 4” square diameter lights, included shackle mounts, winch mount to house up to a T2K non-integrated winch. This bumper fits a Ford F250, F350, F450, or F550. Year 2011 - 2014 Truck. Retail is $2,399, still in box - new, $1,900 OBO. Call 281-855-7803 or e-mail for picture, cms2007@sbcglobal.net. Motor Guide ET54 Trolling Motor and Minnkota 24LB Trolling Motors, never been used. Sell both for $350. Ken at 832-655-4746.

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HELP WANTED - CARE Caregiver(s). All shifts. Assist residents with their daily activities and personal care. Excellent communication and nurturing heart required. Resumes to anewkirk@tuscanylivingvillas.com or 281-395-3496, Ref: CGALLKT Caregiver/Certified Nursing Assistant: Our Care Senior Solutions is interviewing for full or part time Caregivers/CNA’s positions. Schedules will depend on client’s needs. Ideal candidates will have 2-3 years experience in caring for seniors. All applicants are subject to pre-employment drug screening and background checks. Resumes should be faxed to 832-850-7122 or apply online at www.ourcareseniorsolutions.com. 

HELP WANTED 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; sherryh@ymcahouston.org or call 281-392-5055 ext. 235.   Member Services Representatives - Responsible adults needed to work the front desk at the Katy YMCA to register members for programs, answer questions, greet, etc.  Early morning, afternoon, evening and weekend shifts available.  Must love working with the public and be strong at multi-tasking.  Part-Time.  Submit applications to Michelle Steffes; michelle.steffes@ymcahouston. org or call 281-392-5055 ext. 214.  Montessori school needs a  Toddler Teacher. Must speak English and love children . Montessori training available for the right candidate. Email resume to School8007@aol.com or call 281989-2978 between 3-5 PM   Expanding Montessori School is looking for a primary (3-6 years)  teacher. Email resume to School8007@aol.com or call 281-989-2978 between 3-5 PM.

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Classified Ads 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. Katy Memorial Power Washing is seeking a power washing and roof cleaning technician. Requirements: must be a self-starter, flexible, team player, willing and able to work multiple jobs with minimum supervision; must be able to work on max height 2 story roofs; have a good driving record; must have 12’ trailer, towing experience and be proficient at backing trailer; no prior experience power washing or roof cleaning necessary, we train; live in the Katy, Texas area. Submit your resume via email to support@k-mpw.com. Lifetime Learners Child Development Center and Pre-School is now hiring for our Katy location; teachers and child care providers.Contact Mrs. Dana, 281-394-5437. Salon Picasso looking for experienced stylist and full time salon coordinator. Call 281-861-9911.

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Sales persons wanted to sell Replacement Windows and Window coverings. Ownership opportunity available. Call Replacement Windows of Katy at 281-392-5353. Martial Arts USA is hiring qualified Tae Kwon Do Black Belts with WTF certification, over 18 years of age, background checks and interviews will be conducted. Contact Master Shin or Master An at 281-463-9333 or email YoungAn@cyfairtkd.com. Location, 17121 West Rd. Suite 200 Houston TX 77095.

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Looking for a highly motivated and outgoing person to be the front desk for a new dental office in Katy area. Candidate should be knowledgeable about dental insurance and have great communication skills. It is a paperless office so computer skills is a must. Experience is necessary, minimum 2 years. Need to know how to schedule, run daily/monthly/yearly reports, submit insurance claims electronically and manually, work on accounts receivable, manage patient charts, discuss and present treatment plans, verify insurance, pretreatment estimates and so on, handle patient upsets, deal with software support, etc. Please forward resume to assistdds@hotmail.com. Discovery Schoolhouse now hiring teachers and support staff. Must have experience working in a licensed child care facility, be flexible and dependable and have a passion for early childhood education. Call 281-401-9828 or send resume to info@ discovery-schoolhouse.com. Now Hiring! Do you love children? Small private preschool is now accepting applications. Must be dependable and energetic. Will train. Must have copy of High School Diploma or GED and copy of Social Security Card. Apply in person to 16618 Clay Road, Suite 400. 281-656-2273. The Pediatric Dentist of Katy is looking for a highly motivated Registered Dental Assistant. Our Pediatric Dental practice is located at 24022 Cinco Village Center Blvd., Suite 210 in Katy. Our office hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8 AM to 5 PM, with lunch from 12-1 PM. On Fridays we are open from 7:30 AM to 3 PM. Please bring by your resume in person.

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281.391.SOLD (7653) 21949 Katy Freeway, Suite D • Katy, Texas 77450 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. Residential Electrician(s): Journeyman or helper/apprentice. Have experience, references & contact info. ready, beginners last employment info. Send resume to randy@westhoustonelectric.com.

PETS FOR SALE Shih tzu puppies for sale. Cute, friendly, shots, registered and ready for a new lovely home. 713-927-6239.

TIMESHARES/VACATION HOMES Vacation home for rent in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. 3 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath, beach, pool, tennis, golf, Mayan ruins. For more info Google VRBO 136406 or call, 281-463-4717.

www.LizCarter.com • sandie@lizcarter.com 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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May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and preserved throughout the world, now and forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy on us. St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. St. Jude helper of the hopeless, pray for us. Say Novena 9 times a day for 9 days. It has never been known to fail. Publication must be promised. Thank you St. Jude – MJK TBS CMF

Timeshare: rent a lovely condo for a full week in Hawaii. Sleeps 4, fully stocked kitchen. What else needs to be said... It’s Hawaii! $795. For information contact Cheryl at 281-855-7427.  Las Vegas Timeshare - On the Strip near the airport, sleeps 4, full kitchen, dining & living; jacuzzi in room, 2 TV’s/2 Phones, 2 pools outside building, fitness room, washer/dryer/safe in room, 4 days $465 - 7 days $595. No added fees. Cheryl 281-543-2409.

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