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UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS Back to School Pool Party - Saturday, auguSt 25th, 10:00 AM – 12:00 NooN: Join in the fun with your fellow classmates at our “Back to School� Pool Party located at the SplashPad. We’ll have a DJ, music, games, lots of prizes and refreshments. Hope to see you there! canyon gate communitieS night at the houSton aStroS Saturday, SePtemBer 22nd, 6:05 PM At MiNute MAiD PArk: All Canyon Gate residents, their families & friends are invited to watch the Houston Astros take on the Pittsburgh Pirates! Discount tickets - $7 - $22. to order Your Discount tickets, visit www.astros.com/canyongate

WESThEIMEr LakES 2012 EVENT CaLENdar Saturday, august 25th: Back to School Pool Party Saturday, September 22nd: Night at the Astros tuesday, october 2nd: National Night out Saturday, october 20th: Fall Festival Saturday, november 3rd: Fall Garage Sale december 9th-15th: Holiday Yard Decoration Contest Saturday, december 15th: Cookies with Santa Please contact Michelle evrard, Director of Community events, at mevrard@canyongate.com if you would like to volunteer for any of our events! events are subject to change. * For more event information, please visit www.canyongate.com/residents/wl.

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.

TIMELY TIP fOr JULY GardENErS frOM COrNELIUS NUrSErY every texan knows water is an essential element for maintaining a beautiful lawn and landscape and after last year’s drought we really value this precious natural resource. it is each person’s responsibility to conserve water yet keep our gardens thriving through the heat. if you own a sprinkler system, each zone should be programmed differently depending on the needs of that area. You should keep your sprinkler system in the manual mode so it doesn’t run when it’s not needed. established lawns should be watered once every five to seven days, applying about one inch of water each time. this soaking encourages deeper rooting which leads to stronger, healthier plants. Landscape irrigation can account for more than 50% of all water used in texas during the

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Shrubs and flowerbeds may require more watering depending on the age of the plant material. A good test is to dig down 4 to 6 inches and feel the soil. If the soil is dry, a good deep watering is in order. Plants in full sun will require more moisture as well as those growing in containers. Please remember, any newly planted tree or shrub requires additional hand watering for that first year. The best time of day to water is early morning before the temperatures begin to rise. Also, early mornings tend to be a time of lower winds and thus reduced evaporation. Mulching is an excellent way to retain moisture. It will also insulate the soil surface from the direct rays of the sun and prevent weeds from germinating. Mulched soils can be as much as 10 to 15 degrees cooler than unmulched soils. Apply a two to three inch layer of mulch to all beds, plantings and containers

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Summer Pool ScheduleS Westheimer Lakes North CLubhouse: through august 19th: monday: 10 AM-9 PM tuesday: CLOSED Wednesday – saturday: 10 AM-9 PM sunday: 10 AM-9 PM august 20th through august 31st: monday – Friday: Closed saturday, august 25th: 10 AM-9 PM sunday, august 26th: 10 AM-9 PM Labor Day Weekend saturday, september 1st: 10 AM-9 PM sunday, september 2nd: 10 AM-9 PM monday, september 3rd: 10 AM-9 PM september - Weekends only: Saturdays: 12 PM-6 PM Sundays: 12 PM-6 PM spLashpaD texas: through august 19th: monday: CLOSED tuesday – saturday: 10 AM-8 PM sunday: 10 AM-8 PM august 20th through august 31st: monday – Friday: Closed saturday, august 25th: 10 AM-8 PM sunday, august 26th: 10 AM-8 PM Labor Day Weekend saturday, september 1st: 10 AM-9 PM sunday, september 2nd: 10 AM-9 PM monday, september 3rd: 10 AM-9 PM

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Please note that Canyon Gate will be “Swim at your own Risk” tuesday-sunday from 10 AM-8 PM. All owners in this section must go by the Canyon Gate Clubhouse to sign a waiver before their hand geometry will be active for these hours. ***Schedule subject to change, weather and other factors could cause changes to this schedule without notice. Please check with the onsite office for further information.

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RepORT iT!!! If you witness any suspicious behavior around the community please contact the local authorities immediately at the non-emergency 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. According to the Texas department of public safety: a street must have a valid driver’s license. 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. 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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FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR ACCOUNT Please address the Board of Directors via your PCMI representatives: Lucy Robertson - Lrobertson@stes.com Rachel Gwin - Rgwin@stes.com Phone: 281-870-0585 Fax: 281-870-9170

FiRewORkS pROhibiTiOn in The deed ReSTRiCTiOnS The Board asks that residents refrain from celebrating holidays with the use of fireworks and fireworks display. This not only poses a nuisance and disturbance to your neighbors, it also leaves a messy aftermath to be cleaned up. Thank you for helping to keep Westheimer Lakes community fireworks free!

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.

weSTheimeR lakeS adViSORy COmmiTTee The Advisory Committee holds meetings in the community and asks for feedback from residents to make Westheimer Lakes the best community possible! If you have a desire to build a positive and strong community contact a volunteering member from this Committee, please see below: WESThEIMER LAKES NORTh (Resident POA Board Member) WESThEIMER LAKES SOUTh

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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.

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coMMUnitY reMinder

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.

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

Unwanted solicitors

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.

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 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. 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…

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 are residents and have registered at the onsite office. by way of the Gate attendant only. (2 lanes under the cover).

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

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 *

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.

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CANYON SPRINGS AND CANYON FALLS SECTION UPDATES

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 from 9 AM until 5 PM, 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 PM until 7 AM. Report all gate malfunctions to either 832-222-2650 or at 832-222-2355, if no one is available, 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.

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HAvE YOU LOGGED IN YET? www.canyongate.com /residents/wl

Features of the Westheimer Lakes Community Intranet include:

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.

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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!

DISCLAIMER

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COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Interested in getting more involved in the community? Join a Westheimer Lakes committee or group. COMMITTEES: If you are interested in leading this committee please contact Michelle below. If you are interested in leading this committee please contact Michelle below.

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AS A REMINDER - TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNS/DEVICES

Please obey the traffic control speed signs and devices within our community. They are posted by the county, as well as by the Association within the gated areas. Every resident and visitor should be considerate and drive the speed limit. Thanks for helping make Westheimer Lakes a driver friendly community.

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Onsite Business Office (2nd Floor) Phone: 832-222-2355 Office Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM Onsite Community Manager: Jackie Williams Please visit or contact this office to register for amenity & gate access.

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Business Office Phone: 281-394-5961 Office Hours: Tuesday through Saturday - 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM Fitness Center Hours: 7 days a week - 5:00 AM until 10:00 PM Onsite Community Manager: Karen Thompson

Schedule a no-obligation consultation for: At-home shopping convenience Style, color, and fabric recommendations Competitive pricing (credit cards accepted)

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Business Office Phone: 832-222-2970 Office Hours: Tuesday through Saturday - 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM Fitness Center Hours: 7 days a week - 5:00 AM until 10:00 PM Onsite Community Managers: Veta Buzek and Shannon Theis

Special event planned? Ask about Rush Orders! Robin Brodie is an interior designer with over 25 years’ experience in the Katy / Houston area. Specializing in custom window and bedding fashions, she will work with you one-on-one to achieve custom designer solutions for your home at competitive prices. You’ll enjoy Robin’s friendly, relaxed approach to design!

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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 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.

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Garbage collection days are: Wednesday and Saturday. Trash containers must be at curb by 7 AM on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

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* 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.

Dr. Amy Vogt

Caring For Pets and the People Who Care for Them

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.

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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.

Seeking WeStheimer LakeS and WeStheimer LakeS north Section LeaderS and BLock captainS You can make a difference: so many of our homeowners have talents and gifts that could contribute to the value of our neighborhood. Consider a volunteer position to increase awareness and safety for your biggest investment and community. For more information on becoming a block captain or section leader, please contact Michelle Evrard, Director of Community Events, at mevrard@canyongate.com or 713-783-6702. Your 2012 Section Leaders Include: CANYON GATE East: OPEN West: Randy Carter (RanLeeCarter@entouch.net) CANYON LAKES Section 1: Dean Murdock (deanmurdock69@yahoo.com) Section 2: David Weber CANYON SPRINGS Section 1: Scott Worswick Section 2: Angela MacIntyre CANYON VILLAGE Section 1: Bob House Section 2: OPEN VILLAS Section 1: OPEN WESTHEIMER LAKES NORTH Section 1: Michael Schneller (mschnelleraj@yahoo.com) Section 2: Dan Henry Section 3: OPEN Section 4: OPEN Section 5: Tamara Ishee Section 6: OPEN Section 7: Cody Hollas Section 8: OPEN Section 9: Nadia Simmons Section 10: OPEN Section 11: OPEN

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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.

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BAYOU BELLES SERVICE ORGANIZATION Professional women from Acadiana, meet the 1st Wednesday of every month at 7 PM, offering our members fun family activities, volunteer opportunities, annual charity gala, philanthropic youth program and so much more. Contact: Angeline Labbe’-Auzenne at www.BayouBelles.org. We welcome everyone regardless of age, race or religion!!

WOODWORkER’S GUILD MEETINGS The Katy Woodworker’s Guild meets the last Tuesday of each month at the Katy Junior High School from 7:00-9:00 PM. Men and women enjoy working with wood. No experience, tools or equipment are necessary. Questions: Call Terry at 281-717-4215

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

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IMPORTANT DATES

July 4th – Student/Staff Holiday

LCISD VALEDICTORIANS FOR THE CLASS OF 2012 Terry High School – Samantha Chapa Lamar Consolidated High School – Alexandra Thom Foster High School – Stephanie Tsai

LCISD SALUTATORIANS FOR THE CLASS OF 2012 Terry High School – Mikaela Sweet Lamar Consolidated High School – Conor Danaher Foster High School – Elizabeth Kellogg

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HUGGINS ELEMENTARY TEACHER AND PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR Our 2011 - 2012 Teacher of the Year is Ms. Lynda Morgart! Ms. Morgart teaches 2nd grade after years of teaching 1st grade at Huggins. Our Paraprofessional of the Year is Mrs. Delana Jones! Mrs. Jones joined us three years ago and has not stopped supporting our students since arriving!

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT Junior Achievement (JA) is a worldwide not-forprofit organization sponsored by corporate and individual contributors and taught by volunteers. It is the nation’s largest and oldest economic education partnership program dedicated to teaching young people about business, economics and free enterprise. JA programs focus on seven key content areas: business, citizenship, economics, entrepreneurship, ethics/character, financial literacy and career development. Our goal for this program at Huggins Elementary is to inspire and ultimately prepare our children to succeed in a global economy. The JA program is aligned with our state’s Social Studies curriculum goals and is therefore a fantastic opportunity for our student to have exposure to their global community. Our Junior Achievement Coordinator for 2012-2013 will be Counselor Cummings.

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Two outstanding teachers have been chosen as the 2012 Katy ISD District-wide Teachers of the Year. Colleen Dominguez, fifth grade teacher at Bear Creek Elementary and Brittany Spurlock, English teacher at Miller Career & Technology Center, were notified during a surprise visit from Katy ISD Superintendent Alton Frailey.

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Spurlock, this year’s Secondary District-wide Teacher of the Year, teaches both English III & IV, and has been with Katy ISD since 1998. She holds a B.A. in secondary education, English and Dance from the University of Houston and is currently working on her Master’s in English. Spurlock enjoys fueling energy in her classroom by celebrating accomplishments and creating a desire amongst students to want to do better. She also enjoys guiding first-year teachers through the fears and challenges of education. Both District-wide Teachers of the Year were recognized during the April Board of Trustees meeting and will be nominated by Katy ISD for the 2012 Region 4 Texas Teacher of the Year program.

KATY ISD ANNOUNCES THEIR 2012 VALEDICTORIANS AND SALUTATORIANS More that 3,500 seniors walked across the stage at the Leonard E. Merrell Center during the 2012 graduation ceremonies. These graduating seniors will move on to the next chapters in their lives carrying the knowledge and life-lessons learned from elementary through secondary education. Katy ISD congratulates all graduates and wishes them the best of luck in their future endeavors. The district is also proud to announce this year’s Valedictorians and Salutatorians from each of its six comprehensive high schools. Congratulations to:

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Cinco Ranch High School: Varun Bora (Valedictorian), Nisarg Gandhi (Salutatorian) Katy High School: Katrina Marie Schilling (Valedictorian), Ted Deng (Salutatorian) Mayde Creek High School: Alex Van Dyke (Valedictorian), Mark Jablinski (Salutatorian) Morton Ranch High School: Brenna Adelman (Valedictorian), Adriana Ibarra (Salutatorian) Seven Lakes High School: Tolu Alimi (Valedictorian), Shannon Cheng (Salutatorian) Taylor High School: Clare Zhang (Valedictorian), Elizabeth Neville (Salutatorian)

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KATY WOOdWORKER’S GUILd - meets the last Tuesday of each month at the Katy Junior High School from 7:00-9:00 PM. Questions: Call Terry at 281-717-4215. THE KATY CRUIzERS ANTIQUE AUTOMOBILE CLUB - meets the first Monday of each month at the La Finca Mexican Restaurant on Westheimer Parkway (back room). Eat at 6 PM. Meeting from 7 PM until 8:30 PM. Questions: Send email to katycruizers@yahoo.com. BUNCO GROUP FORMING - If interested, please email me at cdkushner@sbcglobal.net. It is tentatively set for the second Wednesday of each month, from 7-10 PM and will cost approximately $5-10 a night to play. THE KATY AREA ARTISTS - Please contact the KAA Programs Officer at 281-352-8057 for more information on artist mentoring and monthly members’ meetings or visit www.katyareaartists.org. CINCO RANCH MEN’S POKER GROUP - Looking for new players. We play once per month Friday night from 7 PM to 11 PM, at host member’s homes in the Cinco Ranch area. If interested, call Jim at 832-715-8206 (cell) for further information.

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WEST HOUSTON ITALIAN CLUB - meets 3rd Friday of every month, 7:00 PM, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Addicks-Satsuma. For more info., call Carolyn or Derby Smith 281-463-1678. IRISH AMERICAN HERITAGE ASSOCIATION - meets 4th Tuesday of every month. The meeting will start at 7:30 PM at the Harris County MUD #81 building located at Cimarron Parkway and Hidden Canyon, in Katy. This is just west of Mason Road, one mile south of I-10 at Mason Road (exit #745). Call 281-395-3038 for more info.. BRITISH CLUB OF KATY - Free to join and open to all Brits and ExPats who live in Katy and surrounding areas. For more info., contact Jane at 281-693-4707, Vanessa at 281-579-2832 or Nicky at 281-574-3653. Or email janebarlow@consolidated.net, Vanessa. heintz@comcast.net or nickyjukes@hotmail.com.

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NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN - Career Branch of NCJW has monthly meetings on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 PM. For info., call Leda 713-572-9924 or mkarchmer@ sbcglobal.net. BAYOU BELLES SERVICE ORGANIzATION - Professional women from Acadiana, meet the 1st Wednesday of every month at 7 PM, Contact: Angeline Labbe’-Auzenne at www.BayouBelles.org. - Enlist with Company C, “The Palmer Guards,” of the First Texas - call 281-579-3417 or visit www.texasbrigade.org. Select 1st Texas and then Co C.” PUBLIC OF TExAS - meets 3rd Saturday of each month (except April). Lunch meetings are held at The Briar Club located at 2603 Timmons Lane beginning at 12 Noon. Visit us on the Web at http:// samhoustonchapter.tripod.com or call John C. Thrash 713-647-0570 or 713-352-0993. JAMES BATES SOCIETY OF THE CHILdREN OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION - meets once a month from September to May on Sunday afternoons usually from 2:00 to 4:00 at different locations. Please contact the Senior Society President, Kathy Pritchett at kathyspritchett@gmail.com or by phone at 713-876-6057. For more info., go to www.nscar.org.

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

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

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. CINCO RANCH NIGHT READERS’ TO DISCUSS ‘THE BOYS FROM DOLORES’ - The Night Readers’ book club will meet on Thursday, July 19th beginning at 7:00 PM, in Conference Room 2. The literary-review club is free and open to the public. WEEKLY CHILDREN’S PROGRAM SCHEDULE : Tuesdays at 10:30 AM, provides caregiver/ infant activities and songs especially designed for the youngest book-lovers, from age 1 month to 12 months. Program dates are: July 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th. at 10:30 AM - offers caregiver/child activities, stories and songs for older babies, from 12 to 36 months of age. Program dates are: July 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 25th and 26th. : Age 3-6, where they hear stories, watch movies and participate in age-appropriate craft activities, beginning at 2:00 PM . Program dates are: July 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th. at 7:00 PM - gives families an evening option for the activities presented during the daytime. Program dates are: July 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th. : crafts, movies, stories and more for school-aged children entering first through fifth grades - 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM every Wednesday during the summer. A free handstamp, which is required for admission, will be available one hour before the program. July 4th LIBRARY CLOSED July 11th Julian, Secret-Agent Man July 18th Swamp Animals July 25th Hocus Pocus! Magic!

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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 281-240-8181 or visit the website at www.ftbendliteracy.org. Help us to “Change Lives through Literacy!”

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participant chooses a time frame. A voice will ask, “Are you OK?” After this, all they have to do is hang up the phone. if the participant goes out of town or leaves the residence for any time, you just temporarily un-subscribe and re-subscribe when you return. if the call goes unanswered, the computer will call back 3 times at 15-minute intervals. if there is still no answer, the Sheriff will dispatch a deputy or the local police. they will have with them a print out of information on the person that is not responding to the calls. this program was established by FBC Sheriff Milton wright, Commissioner’s Court and Ken whitt (FBC Sheriff’s Citizens Academy Alumni Assoc.) in 1998. Many police chiefs in the county are also participating in the program and will proceed with the welfare check for citizens of their community. to request more information or to enroll in this free and very beneficial program, please call the Sheriff’s dept. at 281-341-4704.

Fort Bend Master Gardeners For information on Ft. Bend Master Gardeners or lists of events, visit www.fbmg.com or call the Master’s Gardener’s Hotline at 281-3417068. Anyone with an interest in gardening is encouraged to attend our events. Saturday, July 7, 2012: SAturdAy witH tHe MASter GArdenerS - Visit our 4 acres of demonstration Gardens and talk to the volunteers who design and maintain them. it’s a great way to learn! Park in front of the Agriculture Center, located at 1402 Band road, rosenberg, 77471. take one of the sidewalks back to the area behind the building to find the Master Gardeners. Gardens are open from 9:00-11:00 AM. Thursday, July 19, 20121: Master Gardener Meeting - Join the Fort Bend Master Gardeners sponsored by texas AgriLife extension Service to hear John Stubbings from Clown Alley Orchids. He will present a program

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TEXAS MASTER NATURALIST TRAINING TO BEGIN THIS FALL If you enjoy nature and would like to learn more, do more and/ or teach young people about the great outdoors, consider joining others in a local chapter of Texas Master Naturalists. There are 60 or so friends and neighbors in the Fort Bend County area who are members and invite you to check out the organization at www.coastalprairie.org . The training class begins in the fall. Contact dougsimons@yahoo.com with any questions.

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

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

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ChrisT ChurCh pCa, VBs TaKE YOUR maRK, GET SET aND COmE! On July 23-27, 2012, Christ Church PCa will hold its annual Vacation Bible School daily from 8:45 am until 12:00 Pm. Olympion 2012 is an exciting, fun-filled VBS program that will inspire children to run with Joshua, the great champion of the faith whose wholehearted obedience to God points us to Christ. There will be Bible Stories, Scripture memory Verses, Songs, Skits, Crafts, Games and Snacks. The week will close with an Olympion Finale on Friday, July 27th at 6:30 Pm with a pizza dinner afterwards. Enrollment is for children who will be five years old by September 1, 2012 through those entering sixth grade in the fall of 2012. The cost is $10 per child or $35 per family (4 or more children in same family). Please call 281-392-0002 or visit www.cckpca.org/ vbs for more information or to register your child.

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The BIG Big Band from Sweden is coming to Katy as part of their 9th U.S. tour since their first in 1978. This outstanding 63 person band will appear at 7 pM on Thursday, July 12th in the Sanctuary of Living Word Lutheran Church located at 3700 S. Mason Road. The band includes members in their late teens, as well as those who have played in the band for more than 40 years. Band members come from several small villages in the Southern province of Sweden. Erik Karp, a Christian music teacher, started the band in 1955 as a way to reach neighborhood youth with the Gospel message. Joining the band on their 2012 tour is Vincent Nilsson, a band alum, who now is one of the most renowned jazz trombonists in the world.

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Living Word cordially invites the community to join us for this unique concert. The group’s “big band sound” will appeal to young and old. Admission is free and all offerings given at the concert will benefit the Shepherd’s Canyon Retreat ministry. You are invited to visit www.ShepherdsCanyonRetreat.org for more information.

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QuILtS For ChrISt CLINIC IN Katy Members of piecemakers, a Living Word Lutheran Church mission ministry which is open to the community, recently delivered a gift of 24 quilts to the Christ Clinic for use by their clients in need. The quilting group meets both mornings and evenings in The Gathering place at Living Word four times a month and is looking for volunteers who would like to help prepare the quilts. Service opportunities include sewing patches into quilt tops, cutting fabric and tying layers into quilts. This ministry relies heavily on community donations. Any donations of fabric and thread for quilt tops and backs and donations of used fabric such as bedding or tablecloths for quilt middles, is appreciated. Cotton fabric for baby quilts is especially needed. For more information, please call the church office at 281-392-2300.

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New coach, new conference, same Aggie spirit! Please join us on Friday, July 27th at the Westin Galleria for the Houston A&M Club’s Annual Coach’s Night, featuring new Aggie Head Coach, Kevin Sumlin. Don’t miss out on being among the first to hear Coach Sumlin’s plans for our first season in the SEC. There are a lot of exciting changes happening in the athletic program at Texas A&M and this event will allow you to hear all about them first hand. The purpose of this event is to promote the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Spirit while raising money to fund scholarships and other programs on campus. We are assembling an awesome Silent and Live Auction, full of Aggie collectibles and other items from local businesses that both men and women will enjoy. We will be joined by the Yell Leaders, Reveille, former players, as well as other Aggie celebrities and special guests. There will even be a photographer there to capture special memories from the event. Visit www.aggiecn.com for more information. Jean Marie Huntington reviews the interview schedule with Cynthia Fluitt. Appointments are available on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month at Living Word Lutheran Church in Katy.

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Job FAir At LiviNg Word On Friday, April 27th, the Job Fair held at Living Word Lutheran Church offered support for local job seekers. Recruiting companies represented included Deborah Tallman of Career and Recovery Resources, Inc., Link Staffing Advantage Labor and Topp Knotch Personnel, Inc. The resume workshop presented by Kimberly Hervey, a professor at Blinn College in College Station, TX, gave suggestions for marketing your skills to get that first interview.

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The next Job Fair will be held July 27th, 9 AM - 1 PM and will feature representatives from local oil companies who are seeking new employees. Christ Centered Jobs Ministry (CCJM) is an outreach ministry of Living Word Lutheran Church in Katy, TX. CCJM invites all people regardless of denomination or religion who are interested in employment or who can offer employment assistance. CCJM offers speaker presentations, resume instruction, devotionals, job leads, networking and job training assistance in a Christian setting. The programs are free and pre-registration is encouraged. The ministry is supported with a grant from the Fort Bend Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Current job postings from recruiting companies and operating companies are on display in the church lobby. The Employment Specialists are available to meet with you to review your resume on the second and fourth Friday of each month from 9 AM till noon. For more information on the next Job Fair or to schedule an appointment, contact: Selina Ponniah 281-352-4712 selinapon@gmail.com Jean Marie Huntington 281-693-9764 dbhuntington@consolidated.net

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Tools 4 Teens Program Description: This program is designed for boys and girls, 12-18 years of age. Each session identifies key issues facing teens today, coupled with problem-solving, healthy decision-making and positive goal-setting. Each student will be given a clear message of hope and personal value. With this knowledge, it is our mission to empower students with the understanding that positive choices have positive consequences and poor choices have consequences that can have a life-changing impact. Cost: $215. *Includes all scrapbooking materials, personalized Tools 4 Teens book, autographed copy of Addict at 10, treasure box with “diamond”, journal, disk of all professional quality photos taken of your teen during camp plus eight hours of Christian-based instruction. Reserve your spot today by sending payment to: Tools 4 Life Books, 1351 Blackheath Ct. Katy, TX 77494

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July 16th - 20th CamP WeST for aLL ChiLDren enTering kinDergarTen-6th graDe Campers will begin each day at 9:00 AM with a high-energy, interactive performance. There will be times for worship, games and live character skits. They will then participate in planned activities like climbing the rock wall, crafts and sliding down our hillside waterslide! After lunch, it’s time to break out the sun block and race to the lake! While at the lake, campers will zoom down the zip-line, whiz down the waterslide and get bounced off ‘the blob’. Snacks are available at the ‘Snack Shack’ and fishing is always an option! Parents can pick up pleasantly exhausted campers by 4 PM. Go to www.faithwest.org/camp for more information and for registration.

sapphires danCe Team sizzlin summer danCe Camp Come join the Sapphires in their 3rd annual summer dance camp! When: July 16th - 19th Where: Seven Lakes High School Time: 8 AM - 2 PM Cost: $100 age groups: K-8th

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Living Word Summer day Camp All children who have completed K-5th grade (by June 2012) are invited to dive into a week of awesome Christian day camp led by the staff from Camp Lutherhill. It’s a fun week with music, games, art, Bible study and more!! Due to limited space, each child may only attend one week - August 6th-10th. go to www.livingwordkaty. org for more information or to register online.

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houSton FamiLy artS Center aCtorS aCademy announCeS 2012 Summer CampS! Houston Family Arts Center (HFAC) Actors Academy announces their 2012 Summer Performing Arts Camps. This summer, the HFAC Actors Academy is offering 37 different 1 and 3-week performing arts camps for grades 1-12. HFAC camps run through August 26, 2012 and feature acting, singing and dance instruction as well as performance opportunities in musicals, dramas and comedies - especially designed for kids and teens! The HFAC Actors Academy 3-week Musical Theatre Performance Camps for grades 1-3 and 4-6 are A Year with Frog and Toad, Disney’s Cinderella Kids, Jack and the giant, and Disney’s The Jungle Book Kids. HFAC is offering twelve 1-week camps for grades 1-6 that include Acting Up, Imagination Theatre, Triple Threat Fun, The Lights of Broadway, Nail that Audition, Disney Magic, Mix-up Melodrama, Musical Theatre Song & Dance, Fractured Fairy Tales, Actors Workshop, When You Wish Upon a Star and So You Want to be a Pop Star.

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THEATER/ARTS The Landing TheaTre Company announCe iTs 2012 summer season SMUDGE by Rachel Axler, directed by Artistic Director David Rainey. Performances begin Friday, July 13th, open officially Saturday, July 14th and runs Friday-Saturday through July 28th at the O’Kane Theatre (One Main Building on the campus of UHD). There will be a special pay-what-you-can Industry Night on Monday, July 23rd. PRICE: $20 / Preview - $15. Artistic Director David Rainey will direct and the cast includes Jennifer Gilbert, Zachary Lewis and Chuck Hutchison. The production also features Lighting Design by Riana Canetti-Rios and Sound Design by Travis Ammons. A young couple, Nick and Colby, have all the expectations that most of us dream of about our child to be. But what they have achieved through their coupling is so shockingly far from their expectations that it is hard to believe. Coming to terms with that reality takes them on a life altering and often humors journey of self-discovery and acceptance. Two-time Emmy Award winner, Rachel Axler, forces her characters and us, to come face to face with our fears, our shortcomings and ourselves in this poignant dark comedy about parenthood.

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2012 new ameriCan VoiCes pLay reading series The other offering of Landing Theatre Company this season is a collaborative project with Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company and Wordsmyth Theater Company on a new play development series called The New American Voices Play Reading Series featuring four nights of new plays. The new series runs from Thursday, July 5th through Sunday, July 8th in Robertson Auditorium on the 3rd floor of the One Main Building at UHD. Readings begin at 7 PM, except for Sunday, which begins at 3 PM. Each reading is followed by a half hour talkback with the playwright, cast and director. PRICE: FREE. This year’s series features writers from all across America. The selected playwrights include Kevin Kautzman from Austin, TX; Reginald Edmund, a native Houstonian residing in Chicago, IL; Aleks Merilo from Portland or and James McLindon from Northampton, MA. For more information about The Landing Theatre Company please visit www.landingtheatre.org or contact: David Rainey at info@ landingtheatre.org (email).

one a-Chord One A-Chord is an interdenominational men’s and women’s singing group with a music ministry to the elderly in Katy and West Houston. We enjoy entertaining with a combination of music including Sacred (Gospel and Traditional), Broadway (this year will feature “Music Man�), “Only in America� - great # 1 hits from the big band era, Patriotic and “Old Standards.� Our group (Including singers, dancers, instrumentalists and “Hams�) creates an hour of musical entertainment for the residents. Our normal rehearsal/performing day is Monday morning. We will be starting rehearsals for our new singing season on Monday, August 6th, at 9:30 AM at St. Peter’s UMC in Asbury Hall, 20775 Kingsland Blvd., Katy. We will have seven rehearsals before starting our new season. For additional information, please call Gail (Music Director) 281-347-0233, Bill (Scheduling and Administration) 281-347-2520 or Jackie (Historian and Chaplain) 281-347-1568. you can check out our website www.oneachord.org for our current schedule and repertoire.

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THE HOUSTON HORIZON CHORUS PRESENTS A FREE SUMMER CONCERT The Houston Horizon Chorus is an award-winning chorus of Sweet Adelines International in the greater Houston area. We’ve been singing together for over 30 years! Our organization promotes singing 4-part acappella harmony in the barbershop style. Come see what we’re all about by coming to our FREE concert this summer. Enjoy getting together with other women who love to sing from all over the Houston area. Bring your friends, your mom, your daughters or your whole family to this event! We’ll even give you the chance to sing with us on a few songs! If you’ve missed singing from your high school and college days, now is the time to get involved and have fun! We are always looking for new members and you don’t have to know how to read music to join the chorus. Come join the excitement! You’ll be glad you did! DATE: Tuesday night, July 17th TIME: 7:00 pm LOCATION: Cinco Ranch High School Commons, 23440 Cinco Ranch Boulevard, Katy, Texas 77494 (across the street from La Centerra) For more information, visit our website at: www.houstonhorizon.org or call 281-755-1333. music we will sing together, along with the learning tracks. We hope to see you there!

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Fraternity of One Football (FO1) is excited and fully prepared for the upcoming fall season. The transition from spring football to the regular fall season is underway. Many of our initiatives and league enriching programs have been developed and queued ahead of schedule. This is good news for incoming players and teams. Parents, players, coaches and other participants will recognize an immediate difference from what is typical of youth sports. It’s going to be a great year. The following list represents several important dates for FO1’s incoming sports families, coaches and volunteers: Draft Deadline (register on or before the Skills Assessment / Player Combine Draft Day – Late Registration – Registrations made (last day of late registration)

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

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The Lady Sharks WGA are inviting new members to join our Thursday morning play day at Meadowbrook Farms Golf Club. Our purpose is to promote women’s golf and fellowship among our members while enhancing the understanding of The Rules of Golf and improving play. For more information, contact Susie Hatfield 832-437-3670, michaelhat2002@yahoo.com or Sue Crookson 281-392-4913, scrookson@entouch.net

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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.

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

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

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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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Group Exercise Class - The exercise class for adults 55+ meets every Wednesday at 8:45 AM for 45 minutes of exercise led by Christy Kennedy, a group fitness certified instructor. This is a great time to enjoy like-minded folks who are strengthening and conditioning their body for the long haul. Regardless of your present condition, Christy will help you improve while making the exercise fun and beneficial. For more information, contact Mike Kelley at 281-492-0785. Kingsland Baptist Church is located at 20555 Kingsland Blvd. We are located across from Taylor High School Tennis Courts. For more information, you can visit us online at www.kingsland.org or call the church office at 281-492-0785.

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Girl Scout Troop 17277 of the Prairie Rose Service Unit had the distinctive honor of being the top selling troop in the service unit during the 2012 Girl Scout cookie season. They sold a total of 7, 768 boxes of cookies, of which included donations of 231 boxes for active duty military overseas and for the Wounded Warrior Weekend (pictured). The girls also earned the distinctive honor of being Super Troop where, among other things, they must average selling 240 boxes per girl. The girls set troop and individual goals prior to the start of the season and through their hard work, learned valuable life-skills that include not only goal setting, but money management, decision making, people skills and business ethics. They plan on using part of their troop earnings for an overnight trip to Sea World San Antonio. Congratulations girls!!!

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Elena Welsh and Isabella Ferrara of Girls Scout Troop 17277 are the Prairie Rose Service Unit’s top two Girl Scout cookie sellers for 2012. Isabella sold 1,065 boxes of cookies in her inaugural year as a Girl Scout. Elena earned the honor of being the second highest seller in the San Jacinto Council garnering sales of 3,225 boxes of cookies. Both were recognized on May 5th at the San Jacinto Council’s 1000+ Club award ceremony. This elite club is for any Girl Scout in the council who “plans the work and works the plan” to attain the goal of selling at least 1,000 boxes of cookies each. Congratulations girls!

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the residents of Spanish Meadows Nursing & Rehab of Katy. The girls played Bingo, hosted a “games and puzzles day” and made fall crafts with the residents. Their final activity was staging a talent show for the residents, complete with an emcee and performances by the members and their sisters. Talents included: singing (solos and duets), piano, dancing (lyrical, tap, jazz, Indian and Irish), baton twirling and a grand finale sing-along with the residents. Pictured with Mrs. Theresa Jenkins, Spanish Meadows Activities Director, are Bronze Award recipients: Nandika, Hannah, Emily, Hannah, Bridget, Meredith and Sofia.

MCMEANS STUDENTS ACHIEVE HIGHEST GIRL SCOUT CADETTE AWARDS VOLUNTEER OVER 280 HOURS Four McMeans 8th graders recently achieved the Silver Service Leadership Award. Each girl volunteered 70 hours or more this year by making fleece blankets Keely Keeney, Harley Maldonado, Emily Ridgaway and Insiyah Sulemanji. for seniors at Christmas and also held a pet collection drive to aid Meals on Wheels for seniors with pets. In addition, their troop earned the Girl Scout Community Service Award for volunteering with other organizations.

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Vincent has earned his Eagle Scout Award, the highest achievement in Boy Scouting. Vincent is a scout in Katy’s Boy Scout Troop 557 of the Texas Skies District. He has been involved in scouting for 11 years. He began as a Tiger Cub in the 1st grade. Vincent has taken on many leadership roles over the years including Senior Patrol Leader, Patrol Leader and Assistant Patrol Leader of Troop 557. He is also a member of the Order of the Arrow. Vincent’s eagle project benefited the students of Seven Lakes High School enrolled in ceramic classes offered by the Art Department. His project was to create two classroom sets of ware boards. The ware boards had to be made out of specific wood and fabric. Vincent organized many scouts to help accomplish this project. Vincent is a senior at Seven Lakes High School. He plans to major in Commercial Aviation at The University of North Dakota.

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Classified Ads FOR SALE King size, round bed, white leather headboard, includes foam mattress, good condition, must see, only $400. 281-818-7281. Yamaha keyboard, played once, paid $375, asking $175. 281-599-0332. Stainless steel gas grill with 3 burners, warmer, easy disconnect plus utensils. Paid $1,400. Selling for $175. Excellent condition. Call 832-754-8840.

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Custom white, faux wood blinds for sale. 3 - 40x70, 5 - 34x58, 1 sink window 34x40, 1 door window 23x40. $40 each or best offer. Call 281-463-1175. Sohmer & Co. upright piano with bench, black lacquer, brass feet and hinges, excellent condition, $4,000. 281-492-1896. Craftsman air compressor, 4 HP, 25 gal, oil free, $150 OBO. Call 713-298-9537.

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Howard Miller Grandfather Clock with light, in great condition, $750. 832-350-5279. Matching plaid couch and overstuffed chair. Very little use, $600 firm. Call 281-492-7075. Marcy Home Gym complete with self spotting bench, curling bar, lat-pull pully system & over 200 lbs. of weights. Also a chest-explosion machine & accessories for the pully system. Excellent condition. $325 or $350 delivered assembled. 281-881-6405. Sofa good to very good condition, $250 OBO. jordon98@hotmail.com. Omega Pro II Racquetball Racket with zip case, never used, $35; 8” animal gold trim/porcelain (some) plates, $15 - $20 each; Emmot Kelly clown, numbered/framed lithographs, $75 - $100 each. Cheryl 281-543-2409. Sliding mirror doors (one pair) for a wardrobe or closet, each door is 39 “W x 79”H, together the doors will be good for a 78”W X 79”H wardrobe or closet, comes with upper and bottom alum guide rails, the doors are similar to IKEA PAX MALM ward robe article # 900-745-72, picture available, asking $205. Contact School8007@aol.com.

MOVING/GARAGE SALES Moving sale! Queen-size, cedar post headboard/footboard bed w/ mattress set, $250; matching 5-drawer, cedar drawer chest, $200 and two matching cedar nightstands, $40 each. One girls’ headboard, full size, built in bookshelves for books or display, pearlescent white, $100. All like new! Call 832-878-9416 or ann.wynn@aol.com .

AUTOMOTIVE 2007 Harley Davidson Road King (White Gold), 6 speed (32,000 miles), lots of extras, all maintenance updated. $12,600. 713-594-8056. 2008 Chrysler 300, 2.7 V6, red with gray leather interior, 83,000 miles. This is a clean, single driver car that has been well maintained, $13,900. 713-562-1178. 1995 Land Cruiser, 160,000 original miles, in very good condition. Non-negotiable price of $5,000. Call 281-856-7171. 2010 Ford F150 XLT with Extended Cab, 4.6L V8. Exterior color, silver with tan cloth interior. Upgraded chrome wheels, 6 foot long bed with liner, power windows, doors, tinted windows, Sirius XM capable. Less than 20k miles on it. For pictures and inquiries, email anwilbanks99@gmail.com.

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Classified Ads Rare 1967 Pontiac Firebird convertible, re-built, under warranty, 400 Pontiac motor-not matching no., less than 400 miles, totally restored, yellow with black interior, new paint, new disk brakes, new suspension, new interior & new black top with cover, new custom sound system, $24,000. Firm. 281-455-5543. 1998 Suzuki 1500 Intruder motorcycle, eggshell on white in color, black leather saddle bags, $3,000. 281-726-4305 Pat.

WANTED Wanted: To buy gold jewelry, 10K - 21K and old U. S. coins. 713-894-8490. Wanted: To buy Rolex watches. 281-414-3597.

HELP WANTED - CARE Live in caregiver for elderly, ambulatory female. Must be mature female, nonsmoker with valid drivers license, transportation and good driving record. Duties include companionship, personal care, light cleaning and cooking. Must be able to live in Monday through Saturday. Please have references. 281-550-7577.

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Golf Hole Monitor for Par 3 Contest. Enjoy golf and the outdoors? Hole In One Challenge, a national par 3 company and affiliate of The First Tee and The World Golf Foundation, is seeking sales representatives to promote par 3 contests on local golf courses. A portion of all sales will help support programs offered to young people through The First Tee. Work a 6-hour shift, approximately 8 AM to 2 PM. This is a commission only position with daily pay. Positions are available immediately. Must be able to pass drug test. Please contact Larry Wilkerson at 281-345-1517. Before/after school counselors to work for YMCA. Responsible adults needed to supervise children in Katy ISD elementary child care sites, either before or after school. High School Diploma or GED required. Part-Time. Submit applications to Sherry Hubbard at sherryh@ymcahouston.org or call 281-392-5055 ext. 235. Manta Ray Enterprises, Inc. (MRE, Inc.) is always in search of highly motivated people whose core values are aligned with the Broker’s. You are not expected to have the know-how when you start. Learn from a TREC-MCE Instructor with 28 years experience on leasing and working with property management with single family homes & condo’s. We will guide you on the proper forms to use. Broker will provide a one-on-one support to any agent willing and wanting to learn more. MRE, Inc. will help you better assist your clients/customers/ investors. MRE, Inc. holds educational seminars to the community and any agent/consumer/investor. MRE, Inc. will assist you with property management, sales & leases. We offer incentives to our recruits. For more information, please contact the Broker (“Tisha” Matticks) directly at mre@mantarayenterprises.com and make your appointment to start your new career today.

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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. Permanent kennel help wanted, not for summer only. Fill out application at 18310 FM 529, no phone calls. Wanted - Hairstylists. Looking for a fun and relaxing place to work, one that appreciates you? Look no further! Sheri Marie’s Salon & Co. is hiring great hairstylists. Visit www.sherimariesalonco.com or call 281-463-7375. 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.

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Classified Ads Michelle’s Salon is looking for good experience hairstylist, massage therapist, nail tech and esthetician, lease or commission. 832-878-1052. The Pediatric Dentist of Katy is looking for a highly motivated Registered Dental Assistant. Our Pediatric Dental practice is located at 24022 Cinco Village Center Blvd., Suite 210 in Katy. Our office hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8 AM to 5 PM, with lunch from 12-1 PM. On Fridays we are open from 7:30 AM to 3 PM. Please bring by your resume in person. Housekeepers needed. Great hours for mom’s with school age children. 281-861-0394. Position available for an experienced hair stylist with a great attitude and good clientele. Benefits available. Call Images Hair Studio at 281-256-2286.

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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.

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.

BOARDERS/ROOMMATES Room for rent in family home, Katy - Fry Road at Morton, all bills paid, non smoker, $375. Call 713-822-8615 - individual.

TIMESHARES/VACATION HOMES

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.

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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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HELPFUL PHONE NUMBERS Westheimer Lakes Property Owners Association PCMI Management/Agent (281) 870-0585 SplashPad Texas Onsite Office (832) 222-2355 WLN Recreation Center Onsite Office (281)-394-5961 CG Recreation Center (Canyon Gate only) (832) 222-2970 Houston National Golf Club (281) 304-1400 Westheimer Lakes Information Center Community Information (832) 222-2188 En-touch (New Installs) (832) 222-2188 TXU (New Service) (832) 222-2188 Utilities Electricity (TXU) Electricity (Reliant) Gas (Centerpoint) En-touch (Customer Service) Trash (Waste Management) Water (Fort Bend MUD #142)

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Westheimer Lakes North Schools (KISD) Stan Stanley Elementary (PreK-5th) (281) 234-1400 Woodcreek Junior High (6-8) (281) 234-0800 Seven Lakes High School (9-12) (281) 237-2800 Westheimer Lakes Schools (Lamar ISD) Hubenak Elementary (PreK-5th) (832) 223-0000 Wertheimer Middle (6) (832) 223-4100 Briscoe Junior High (7-8) (832) 223-4000 Foster High School (9-12) (832) 223-3800 Westheimer Lakes Newsletter Krenek Printing, Co. (281) 463-8649 7102 Glen Chase Ct. Houston, TX. 77095 www.krenekprinting.com Ads...email ads@krenekprinting.com Articles...email news@krenekprinting.com Fax: (281)-463-2425

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