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Top 10 Sunblock Tips...............................................Pg. 6-7 Water Sports Safety: Boating ....................................Pg. 8 Fishing Trip Tips.......................................................Pg. 10-11 8 Tips On Organizing Your Home............................Pg. 12-15 Buying A Yacht..........................................................Pg. 16-17 How Liability Insurance Reduces Your Risks..........Pg. 18-19 2016 Superboat International Race Schedule..........................................................Pg. 22 Yacht Club Directory................................................Pg. 24-25 Grilling Salmon........................................................Pg. 26-27 Boats Word Search...................................................Pg. 28 Race To Mackinac.....................................................Pg. 30 What Pink Makes Possible.......................................Pg. 32-35 How I Survived Breast Cancer.................................Pg. 36-37 Pilates For Golfers....................................................Pg. 40-42

SYLVIA BALIONIS (832) 646-2622

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SYLVIA BALIONIS (832) 646-2622 711 W. Bay Area Blvd, #125 Webster, TX 77598

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SUNBLOCK TIPS Sunblock is used by many people to help prevent sunburn and skin cancer. However, if you do not have the correct sunblock or use your sunblock incorrectly you will not prevent sunburn or skin cancer. Using these helpful tips, you can avoid sunburn and protect yourself against skin caner. Tip #1 Use Sun Block With A SPF Of 30 Or Higher SPF 30 provides protection for most of the day. For example if you get sunburn in 10 minutes, SPF 30 will protect you for 300 minutes. If you use SP 15, you will be protected from the sun for 150 minutes. Tip #2 Make Sure To Use A Broad Spectrum Sun Block Broad-spectrum sun blocks protect both UVA and UVB rays. UVA rays are present even when there is no sun and can lead to skin cancers. UVB rays are present when there is sun light out. People tan with UVB and UVB causes sunburn and also cancer if the skin in not protected. Tip #3 Be Sure To Reapply Sun Block Early And Often Water breaks down sun block even if the product is waterproof. The sun will also break down your sun block over time. Reapply sun block at least once every hour if you are out in a pool. Be sure to use your sunscreen daily. Tip #4 Be Sure To Apply Sun Block Even If You Are Just Resting In The Shade Away From Sun Light This is because UVA rays are present even when there is no direct sun light. Tip #5 Be Sure To Avoid Sun Block That Contain Oxybenzone Oxybenzone is a toxic sunscreen that soaks into the skin, which might be a contributing factor to skin cancer. Instead look for sunscreen that contains Zinc Oxide or Titanium oxide.

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Tip #6 Buy New Sun Screen Every Year

Most sunscreen do not protect as well after 12 months because the ingredients start to lose the amount of sun protection that they can give. Tip #7 Take A Break At Midday Mid-day or peak sun is also a good time to get out of the sun and take a break indoors. The sun is strongest at this point. The sun is strongest between 12:00PM and 3:00PM. Tip #8 Wear Sun Glasses, Hats And Tight Shirts Wear UV sunglasses to protect your eyes , hat to protect your scalp and tight shirt to protect your body from the sun. Tip #9 Take Special Care When Going To The Beach Sun block may need to be reapplied more frequently since the sand and the water reflect the sun creating a stronger UVB ray. Higher altitudes also gives the sun more intensity. Tip #10 Be Sure To Drink Plenty Of Water Water keeps your skin hydrated and improves the protection of your sun block.

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Water Sports Safety: BOATING A larger boat must carry at least one wearable personal flotation device (PFD) for each person aboard and, in addition, a throw-able PFD. A larger boat must carry at least one wearable personal flotation device (PFD) for each person aboard and, in addition, a throw-able PFD. A throw-able PFD can be either a life preserver (a doughnut-shaped ring buoy) or a buoyant cushion (floating pillow). All life preservers must be ready for use and easily accessible. A small-boat user may find him or herself in and out of the water frequently, for example, swimming or diving. In such cases, wearing a PFD is impractical. However, a child is more likely to become exhausted by swimming and must wear a flotation jacket. It should be easy to use and convenient to wear. A boat must also by law carry a fire extinguisher of the approved type. Navigation lights are also required. Closed boats must have adequate ventilation. A noise-making device, such as a horn or whistle, must be carried by motorboats over 16 feet (4.8m). Boat users should always carry plenty of spare, warm clothing for everyone aboard. Keep the clothing in waterproof bags tied firmly into the boat. In an emergency , loose equipment is dangerous. Boat users should wear sneaker-type shoes that are designed to give a good grip on wet surfaces. Never wear rain boots. Good sunglasses should be worn to prevent eyestrain on sunny days.

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FISHING TRIP TIPS F

ishing can be a relaxing way to spend your weekends. It has been proven that fishing is one of the all-time treasured experiences of thousands of American families. However, any sport has its dangerous side and fishing is no exemption. Majority of fishing equipment have sharp tools such as metal hooks which may lead to accidents when the fishing environment unexpectedly changes for the worse. Storms, hurricanes, wild currents, and other mishaps, could spoil your fishing trip. If you are planning to go on a fishing expedition with family or friends, here is a list of urgent situations and what preparations you need to face each scenario.

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1) Weather – Before packing up your bags and traveling

to you fishing spot, consult or be aware of the weather conditions for the day and the following days. Whether you are fishing on shores or in a boat, you should be cautious of the conditions such as flash floods, storm movements and darkening of the skies. When signals such as extreme lightning strikes, you should head to dry land immediately. Having a sun-drenched day is not really an “appropriate fishing day.” You should be aware that spending many hours with exposure to the sun could damage your skin. Be prepared by bringing sun block to avoid sunburns. You should be aware of heat sickness symptoms such as nausea, breathing difficulty, lightheaded, and unable to concentrate on tasks. Prepare a supply of water or liquid beverages to keep hydrated. 2) Sharp fishing equipments – Since fishing includes many sharp tools, you should always be prepared to treat injuries by packing disinfectants such as medicated lotion or spray and hydrogen peroxide. If an incident leads the skin to bleed, you would need bandages, cotton or paper towel. Bring your own first aid kit. 3) Tangles – One of the most common fishing hindrances is wherein your line is caught in anything surrounding your fishing spot such as trees, logs, etc. Try to get your line or fishing rod out of the tangle immediately to avoid the problem that could lead into a major accident. You could either snap off the branches of the tree or carefully and slowly remove your line away from where it is tangled. 4) Bait – When you run out of bait, it could spoil your while fishing trip. Avoid this by splitting up the rest of the bait into halves, quarters or thirds. The worm, even if divided, could still move, so the divided worms could still lure your target fish. Be prepared to face any scenario to keep your fishing adventure as relaxed as possible. With all these in mind , you could enjoy your fishing trip safely and successfully. Yacht & Boat Life Of Houston 2017 

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8 Tips On Organizing Your Home By: Walter Jensen

Here are 8 very useful tips on organizing your home. Taking that first step is the most important part of organizing your home. So now let’s get started on step one. This is critical because you can’t get to where you want to go unless you know what that “where” looks like. How do you want this room to function? How do you want to feel when you’re in it? What do you want to do in this room? What is the real purpose of this room? Tip #1 Get a pad of paper and pen and walk through each room of your home and write down what you see. It is important not to be overwhelmed. Try doing this systematically. For example, here is what you might see in your home entry way: shoes, unopened newspapers, mail and circulars that are left at your door, keys, pet toys, coats, sweaters and more. Now write down what can be done to eliminate this clutter. Tip #2- Get into a Routine Sounds simple doesn’t it - well take it from me it’s one of the hardest tasks to do. As a teacher, I have always found this has helped me “organize” my day at school for lessons planning, staff meetings and have always found it effective - so, guess what? I now do it for organizing the home. For example, with the children if they have left any toys lying around after playing with them I encourage them to put them away in their “tidy box” or on the shelf.

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Tip #3 - Organize Storage All things in the home must have a “Home” that’s one of the things I say to my kids. Why? Because when something is not seen (in the closet) you can get the False Feeling of it’s all organized. On the shelves divide up sweaters, blouses, the clothes you wear now. As for racks - great for shoes. Tip #4 - Organize your kitchen Organize you cabinets for plates, Tupperware, guest tableware separately if possible, if not, separate shelves. Another great (often overlooked) storage facility is the “Dishwasher” - storage and “purpose” rolled into one! Tip #5 - Organize the Bathrooms Ideally, if you have the space and children two bathrooms are great. Make sure that shelves for the toothpaste are just the ‘right’ height for the children in their bathroom. In addition, keep no make up or any potentially dangerous articles in the children’s bathroom within reach! Tip #6 - The master grocery list It’s been one the greatest time savers in our home. Basically I have a ‘general list’ that includes the ‘basics’ then ‘specifics’ including favorite items that my children would like in the week and then ‘luxuries’ the items that we would like but don’t need. Tip #7 - Organize the Garage Start out by making piles, for example: Yard tools, hand tools etc. Begin by clearing off the work bench if you have one. You might want to purchase some storage containers for the things you have in the house you want to save. Label the containers and stack them in the garage. You can buy hooks to hang rakes, shovels, hoses, bicycles etc

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Tip #8 - Have a garage sale After you go through the house and garage, you will end up with many things you no longer want. The most fun way to get rid of these items is by having a garage sale. You will be amazed at the amount of money you can possibly earn and what you don’t sell you can give away or donate. Good luck with the re-organization!

SUSAN SMITH LENAMON 281-216-1591

slenamon@dsmithrealty.com Susan Smith Lenamon is a lifelong resident of Pearland, Texas. She attended Pearland schools and upon receiving her BBA from Sam Houston State University, she returned to Pearland to serve the Pearland Independent School District as a teacher, principal, and director of communications. After 25 years of service, Dr. Lenamon retired from PISD and joined her father in his real estate business. She earned her Texas real estate sales license in 2004 and her broker's license in 2006. In 2008, she purchased the business from her father and is now operating as David L. Smith Realty/The Legacy Group.

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T H C A Y A G N I BUY Buying a yacht can be a daunting process. But if you buy through a broker and know what you want, it will be a rewarding experience, which will enhance your life for many years to come. Buying a yacht is a dream of many. It conjures up images of serenely sailing into the sunshine, free to explore exciting new places from a yacht with all the mod cons. Owning your own yacht might seem expensive and unachievable. Buying a brand new luxury yacht is obviously unaffordable for most people. If you stretch to the top of your budget, you might not be able to afford training, insurance, fuel, crew and maintenance. A smaller sailing yacht, however, may be more affordable than you first thought. Browsing broker’s websites will give you a rough idea of how much a yacht is going to cost - some are 100,000. This may seem expensive at first, but consider the money you will save on holidays, travel and hotels. And the experience of freedom to explore the seas at your own pace and from the comfort of your own surroundings is much more rewarding. If you are interested in buying a yacht you will need to speak to a broker who will find you a yacht for sale. The advantage of owning a sailing yacht to a motor yacht is that sailing yachts rely on a cheaper and more relaxed form of fuel: the wind. Sailing also allows you to put your true captaining skills to the test. The main types of yachts are day sailing, weekender, cruising and luxury yachts. Sailing is generally a day-long act, and sailing yachts often do not have a cabin because of this. Weekender yachts are under 9.5 meters in length, usually have a cabin or two and are intended for use for no more than 3 days. Cruising yachts are larger, usually between 7 and 14 meters long, and are equipped for long journeys. Luxury yachts tend to be over 25 meters long, with even more space and luxurious finishings.

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The process of finding a yacht for sale begins with the broker. You should have a rough idea of your budget and what type of yacht you require before speaking to a yacht broker. The size of the yacht often depends on your budget, but remember you may be able to charter your yacht out to earn some money to cover costs while you are not using it. You are likely to need to speak to a broker to buy your yacht, particularly if this will be your first. They will share their expertise into the different types and brands available, answering any questions which you may have. Decide on your requirements before talking to a broker. Will you be spending weeks sailing the world, or sailing the coast of Britain on the odd day at the weekend? Source a place to keep your yacht too. Dock-age can be difficult to find in some areas, so talk to the people at marinas about available space before you buy your yacht. If you will be chartering your yacht out think carefully about where you will want to dock it. Crowds hit the Caribbean each winter and the Mediterranean each summer so this is when you will be able to make most money chartering your yacht out. You will only truly be able to know if you like the feel of a boat by spending time on board , and your yacht broker will explain whether this is a possibility.

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There are different kinds of liability insurance. These include Business Liability Insurance, General Liability Insurance, Fleet Insurance, PI Insurance, etc. If you are employing staff for your business it is mandatory by law to cover them against any kind of accident or injury at work. In many instances this may also include self employed contractors. As an employer it is important that you should have an insurance cover that will pay when the employee gets injured, killed or falls ill when at work. In most nations across the globe Employer’s liability insurance is mandatory by law.

Scott Ballard Architect Graduated UT 1970.  Numerous publications and awards, including "Best Architect in Houston" in 2007.  Author of three books on residential design.

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Benefits of Employer’s Liability Insurance In the event any employee suffers from any injury or dies at work, the employer’s liability insurance will pay the employee’s family. Having such a kind of insurance policy reduces the employer’s risk against huge claims from employees. Not having such a policy is detrimental to your business interests since accidents are quite frequent and despite all the precautions and safety measures, are unavoidable. In the UK, there are many businesses that are still not covered for under the Employer’s Liability Insurance. With raising awareness amongst workers world wide, this can prove very costly for such businesses. Arranging for Employer’s Liability Insurance Employer’s Liability insurance is normally arranged when applying for business insurance. Quite often, many business owners do not realize that business insurance incorporates different types of insurance that is relevant to the business. It may include: Employer’s Liability Insurance, General Liability Insurance, Building Insurance or Property Insurance and Motor Vehicle Insurance. Cost of Insurance The cost of any insurance is based on the claims experience of the country and also and the perceived risk. This is normally determined by the insurance companies themselves. In the United Kingdom, though the minimum insurance to be held is £ 5.0 million, it is quite common for companies to opt for £ 10 million. Within the same industry, the costs may vary between employees belonging to different categories. For instance, the cost of insurance for those working on scaffoldings and roof tops is higher when compared to painters or fitters. Similarly, the cost of insurance for those working inside an office is lower when compared to those who are working in the field. Finally, the Liability Insurance must cover all the employees in the organization. Some employer’s insurance requires the exact details about the number of permanent and temporary employees. In the United Kingdom, the records of the Employers Liability Insurance should be retained for forty years.

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2016 SUPERBOAT INTERNATIONAL RACE SCHEDULE May 13-15

Cocoa Beach, FL 7th Annual Space Coast Super Boat Grand Prix

June 24-26

Marathon, FL 2nd Annual Marathon Super Boat Grand Prix

Aug 5-7

Michigan City, IN 8th Annual Super Boat Great Lakes Grand Prix

Aug 26-28

Mentor, OH Inaugural Mentor Super Boat Grand Prix

Sept 9-11

Pt Jefferson, NY Inaugural Port Jefferson Super Boat Grand Prix

Sept 30-Oct 2

Nov 6-13

Clearwater, FL 8th Annual Clearwater Super Boat National Championship Key West, FL 36th Annual Key West World Championship

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Dena Patterson Independent Agent

Phone: (832) 423-3362

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Aflac provides supplemental employee benefits at no additional cost to the employer • Critical Illness • Dental • Accident • Vision • Cancer • Life Insurance • Hospital • Short Term Disability

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YACHT CLUB DIRECTORY

Houston Yacht Club

3620 Miramar Dr, La Porte, TX 77571 houstonyachtclub.com (281) 471-1255

Carefree Boat Club

503 Bradford Ave, Kemah, TX 77565 carefreeboats.com (281) 975-4000

Texas Corinthian Yacht Club 104 Park Cir, Kemah, TX 77565 tcyc.org (281) 339-1566

Lakewood Yacht Club

2425 E NASA Pkwy, Seabrook, TX 77586 lakewoodyachtclub.com

Waterford Harbor Yacht Club & Marina 800 Mariners Dr, Kemah, TX 77565 waterfordharbormarina.com (281) 334-4400 24   Yacht & Boat Life Of Houston 2017


Marina Bay Harbor Yacht Club 323 W 6th St, Kemah, TX 77565 marinabayharbor.com (281) 535-2222

B Sailing Club

1900 Shipyard Dr, Seabrook, TX 77586 bsailing.com (281) 212-7348

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Grilling Salmon

Salmon is one of the best types of fish to do on the grill. Use these tips and techniques to get great tasting grilled salmon.

SYLVIA BALIONIS (832) 646-2622

711 W. Bay Area Blvd, #125 Webster, TX 77598 sylvia.balionis@sothebyshomes.com

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Salmon is one of the best types of fish to do on the grill, as it is so versatile. It has a high fat content, which can stand up to the high heat of the grill. The trick with salmon is keeping it moist and let it cook in its own juices. Salmon and fish in general are a nice healthy alternative to the normal red meat dishes on a barbecue. Preparation 
 The fresher the salmon is the better it is for the grill. Your salmon fillets need to be at least an inch thick as anything thinner will flake while grilling. When seasoning salmon, do not over do it. Use basic ingredients: salt, ground pepper, and a bit of lemon juice. Do not over marinate salmon, let it have its own flavor. Don’t leave it in the marinade for too, ten minutes is plenty of time. Fish is really soft and the acidic ingredients in a marinate will eat away at the flesh. Grilling Salmon Preheat grill to a medium heat and grease the grill grid well with olive oil. Salmon tends to stick to the grill very easily. Avoid flare-ups at all costs; an open flame will burn fish. Grilling time: eight to ten minutes per side. An alternative is to wrap the salmon in high duty aluminum foil, which prevents the salmon from burning. Lightly grease rectangle shaped pieces of foil and place salmon in the foil bringing the ends up to enclose it.

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Race To Mackinac The 108th annual Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac will set sail from Monroe Station in Chicago, IL. A fleet of over 350 boats will make way across Lake Michigan towards the finish line, in Mackinac Island, MI. The Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac is the most celebrated event among the freshwater boating community. The 333 mile voyage was founded in 1898, and serves some of the elitist sailing talent in the world as an amateur sailing competition. Monroe Station has been named Race Headquarters, and will stage the Warning Gun Party and Pre-Race Kick-Off party, featuring food and beverage tents with live entertainment and music. Don Maxwell has been announced as the chairman for the race this summer, and again for the summer of 2017. Wintrust will present the 2016 CYC Race to Mackinac, and sponsors include Line Honors Yacht Racing Outfitters, Grand Hotel Mackinac Island Michigan, SUNOLOGY natural sun protection, and STAR LINE. Additional sponsorships are available. For more information visit: www.cycracetomackinac.com or email racecoordinator@chicagoyachtclub.com and call 312.861.7777.

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What Pink Makes Possible

Research and More in the Mission to End Breast Cancer We’re often asked at Susan G. Komen about the amounts we fund in research versus other aspects of our work to end breast cancer. We hope the information below, describing our processes around our mission funding, is helpful. Komen’s Comprehensive Approach Komen has funded more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit ($889 million to date, second only to the U.S. government). But like many health organizations, we’ve known from our very first days that reducing death from breast cancer requires a mix of science, education, and direct help to people facing the disease. We focused our attention then, as now, on those with the fewest resources: uninsured, underinsured and low-income women and men without the resources or capacity to access care. Their need can be as simple as finding a low-cost screening or as complicated as support during years of surgery, drug treatments and therapies for aggressive and metastatic breast cancer. Imagine having to face a cancer diagnosis without insurance, or money, or someone by your side. Imagine having to choose to forgo treatment so that you can pay for child care, or calculating whether your bus fare to chemotherapy means the family won’t eat today. Tens of thousands of people live that reality every day, and Komen programs are there to help them. Awareness = Education and So Much More, and It Matters We also hear that we should stop discussing “awareness” of breast cancer because people are “aware.”

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But in the communities we work in all across the country, we find that not everyone is “aware” of breast cancer or educated about the facts, and some have mistaken beliefs about the disease. A surprising number believe, for example, that they’re not at risk for breast cancer because breast cancer doesn’t run in their families (only 5 to 10 percent of breast cancer cases are hereditary) They believe that under-wire bras or deodorants cause breast cancer (they don’t). Or worse yet, they believe that if they get sick, they will lose their jobs, or that there is no help for them or their families, so they hold off seeking medical attention until their tumors are breaking through the skin. Some believe their disease is matter of fate, and there are still many for whom the diagnosis of breast cancer is a source of shame and stigma. This is why we work in community centers, churches, local clinics and schools to educate about breast cancer. To make women aware of the signs and symptoms of breast cancer, and to connect them with the resources available to them if they need assistance. Education also includes maintaining the most comprehensive source of breast cancer information - komen.org - accessed by millions of people each year, and funding a national toll-free helpline that provides supports to thousands annually and connects callers to services they need. We also print breast cancer materials in 26 languages, pay to train laypeople to serve as community educators, and fund programs to establish patient navigation programs and patient navigators who support patients by finding and linking care providers, helping with paperwork, sorting through insurance issues, and ensuring patients follow up with their care. How We Raise the Funds Komen raises funds for its mission in two ways: First, through Yacht & Boat Life Of Houston 2017 

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community events like our Komen Race for the Cure series operated by our 111 U.S. Affiliates. Our Affiliation agreements in the U.S. require, and our Affiliates promise local donors, that 75 percent of the funds raised in our local communities will stay in local communities for the outreach programs mentioned above and others listed below. To determine how those local funds are used, each of our U.S. Affiliates develops a detailed community profile that outlines the most pressing needs for local women, and funds grants that meet those specific needs. The remaining 25 percent raised in our communities is contributed to Komen’s national research program, meaning it is used exclusively to fund breast cancer research. None of the funds raised through our grassroots Affiliate Network supports our national operational overhead expenses. Komen’s overhead expenses (rent, salaries, utilities) are paid by a portion of the funds raised through partnerships, direct mail and email campaigns, sales of merchandise and gifts from donors. Some partners also require us to fund specific research grants or community outreach programs. An Impressive Mission Spend All of these community-based services, plus our research, public policy advocacy, and global work in 30 countries outside the U.S. comprise the Komen mission. Komen consistently has spent at least 80 cents of every dollar on mission programs, including about 20-25 cents, on average, to research. Metastatic breast cancer research has comprised about 16 percent of Komen’s overall research spending since we were founded. We’ve invested $147 million to metastatic research, funding 377 research grants specifically into metastatic disease. In 2015, about 50 percent of our new research grants are focused on metastatic research, bringing our number of active metastatic research grants to 60. Yacht & Boat Life Of Houston 2017 

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Employee Benifit Specialists Looking to purchase Group Health Insurance? Healthcare Consultants,Inc.(HCI) offers a wide variety of Texas health insurance plans for groups, individuals and families. As a general agent, HCI represents many carriers of group and individual health insurance plans and we are licensed to represent their full range of products and services.

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Fran Brochstein Family Law Attorney & Mediator

Voice: (713) 847-6000 Cell: (713) 805-9591 fran@familylaw4u.com

Fran Brochstein is a licensed Texas attorney that now mediates full-time all areas of family law. Mediation is a confidential process that uses a trained third party to help people resolve their issues. Mediation often saves both time and money, but most importantly it allows the parties themselves to retain control of the process and the outcome.

Specializing in: Divorce, Property Division, and Children’s Issues.

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PILATES FOR GOLFERS Whether twisting the body on a drive, squatting down to measure a putt or leaning over to pick up a ball, golfers constantly torque their bodies. Golf also requires repetitive motion and movements. As a result some muscles become overused and others weaken, causing imbalances.

For a golfer, muscle imbalances can affect the legs, hips, arms, shoulders, and the lower back. Your drives may be shorter and less accurate, stamina may decrease, and the potential for debilitating strains and injuries become much higher. Pilates keeps the body in balance and improves performance. Pilates is based on movement from the center of the body as are most shots in golf. It strengthens the core while it improves rotation, range of motion, and stability. It is also a full body exercise that is easy on the joints. The end result is a flexible, symmetrically muscled body that is strengthened from the inside out.

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Priscilla Ennis

REALTOR®

281.204.1001

www.priscillaennis.com priscillaennis@remax.net Priscilla Ennis has been a top-producing agent for 40+ years in the Houston, Bay Area where NASA's Johnson Space Center is located. Ennis has received many awards including the Circle of Legends award, a distinction reserved for the highest production achieved in her RE/MAX career, Top Producer for listing and Sales in her own RE/MAX office out of approximately 130 agents.

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A stronger and more stable core helps golfers: •Attain an optimal back swing and follow-through with increased range of motion in shoulders •Get more distance and power •Have a stronger and bigger hip turn for greater power through rotation •Create a smoother and more powerful swing •Maximize balance and alignment •Decrease fatigue and less strain on the body •Play without pain www.beachpilatesandwellness.com

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YACHT & BOAT LIFE OF HOUSTON INDEX

Architect Scott Ballard Architect...................................................................................................Pg. 18 Art Classes StarrStruck Gallery & Studio........................................................................................Pg. 15 Art Galleries StarrStruck Gallery & Studio........................................................................................Pg. 15 Boat & Yacht Repair Land & Sea Marine Services.........................................................................................Pg. 34 Boat & Yacht Salvage Land & Sea Marine Services.........................................................................................Pg. 34 Country Club Properties Yvette Reyes-Hall Reyes Realty Group........................................................................Pg. 23 Cruises Woodlake Travel Services................................................................................................Pg. 9 Divorce Mediation Fran Brochstein, LLC ....................................................................................................Pg. 39 Employee Benefits Healthcare Consultants, Inc. ..................................................Front Inside Cover & Pg. 38 Estate Planning Attorney Law Offices of Dean P. Shearer......................................................................................Pg. 13 Financial Services Healthcare Consultants, Inc. ..................................................Front Inside Cover & Pg. 38 Home Design Scott Ballard Architect...................................................................................................Pg. 18 Insurance Healthcare Consultants, Inc. ..................................................Front Inside Cover & Pg. 38 Dena Patterson AFLAC.................................................................................................Pg. 23 Memorial Financial Service Corp. ..............................................................................Pg. 31 Leasing Scott Stubbs Boardwalk Real Estate......................................................................Pg. 1 & 29 Luxury Homes Scott Stubbs Boardwalk Real Estate......................................................................Pg. 1 & 29 Luxury Real Estate Sylvia Balionis Sotheby’s International Realty.........................Back Inside Cover & Pg. 3 The Frenk Team Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate...Back Outside Cover & Pg. 4 The Cyndi DePalermo Team Red Diamond Realty.....................................................Pg. 7 Jenifer Duguay ReMax Pearland....................................................................................Pg. 9 Susan Smith Lenamon David L. Smith Realty.............................................................Pg. 15 Elizabeth Boudreau UTR-Texas Realtors...............................................................Pg. 20-21 Yvette Reyes-Hall Reyes Realty Group........................................................................Pg. 23 Tammy Gore & Julia Denecker Bridgecrest Properties.............................................Pg. 39 Priscilla Ennis ReMax Space Center.............................................................................Pg. 41 Mediation Fran Brochstein, LLC ....................................................................................................Pg. 39 Paintings StarrStruck Gallery & Studio........................................................................................Pg. 15 Pools Modern Pools & Service................................................................................................Pg. 25 Pool Equipment Modern Pools & Service................................................................................................Pg. 25 Pool Maintenance Modern Pools & Service................................................................................................Pg. 25

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Pool & Spa Maintenance Pool Blue............................................................................................................................Pg. 5 Pool & Spa Repair Pool Blue............................................................................................................................Pg. 5 Real Estate Scott Stubbs Boardwalk Real Estate......................................................................Pg. 1 & 29 Linda Meyer Bridgecrest Properties.............................................................................Pg. 17 Elizabeth Boudreau UTR-Texas Realtors...............................................................Pg. 20-21 Brandy Liss Simien Properties......................................................................................Pg. 34 Priscilla Ennis ReMax Space Center.............................................................................Pg. 41 Realtors Sylvia Balionis Sotheby’s International Realty.........................Back Inside Cover & Pg. 3 The Frenk Team Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate...Back Outside Cover & Pg. 4 The Cyndi DePalermo Team Red Diamond Realty.....................................................Pg. 7 Jenifer Duguay ReMax Pearland....................................................................................Pg. 9 Susan Smith Lenamon David L. Smith Realty.............................................................Pg. 15 Linda Meyer Bridgecrest Properties.............................................................................Pg. 17 Brandy Liss Simien Properties......................................................................................Pg. 34 Tammy Gore & Julia Denecker Bridgecrest Properties.............................................Pg. 39 Travel Agency Woodlake Travel Services................................................................................................Pg. 9 Waterfront Properties Jenifer Duguay ReMax Pearland....................................................................................Pg. 9 Elizabeth Boudreau UTR-Texas Realtors...............................................................Pg. 20-21 Brandy Liss Simien Properties......................................................................................Pg. 34 Priscilla Ennis ReMax Space Center.............................................................................Pg. 41 Wills & Trusts Law Offices of Dean P. Shearer......................................................................................Pg. 13

SYLVIA BALIONIS (832) 646-2622

711 W. Bay Area Blvd, #125 Webster, TX 77598 sylvia.balionis@sothebyshomes.com

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SYLVIA BALIONIS (832) 646-2622

sylvia.balionis@sothebyshomes.com 711 W. Bay Area Blvd, #125 Webster, TX 77598



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