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VOLUME 19, NUMBER 2

FEBRUARY 2012

FAIRFIELD Community Gazette MUNITY ASSOCIATION NEWSLETTER M O C D L E I F R I A F OFFICIAL

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FAIRFIELD IMPORTANT NUMBERS EMERGENCY NUMBERS Ambulance/Fire................................................................................................... 911 Poison Control.....................................................................................800-222-1222 Sheriff’s Department............................................................................................ 911 NON-EMERGENCY NUMBERS Ambulance...........................................................................................713-466-4073 Cy-Fair Medical Clinic (24 hr).............................................................281-890-4285 FBI......................................................................................................713-693-5000 Fire......................................................................................................713-466-4073 Harris County Animal Control............................................................281-999-3191 Sheriff’s Department............................................................................713-221-6000 Vacation Watch....................................................................................281-290-2100 MISCELLANEOUS NUMBERS A.M.I (deed restrictions, etc.)..............................................................713-932-1122 Cecelia Panzinetti, AMI Onsite Manager.............................................281-256-0065 Community Meeting Room................................................................281-373-0834 Cy-Fair College....................................................................................281-290-3200 Cypress Area Home Schoolers..............................................................281-890-3792 Fairfield Athletic Club (FAC)...............................................................281-373-0834 Fairfield Information Center................................................................281-373-1177 Friendswood Development..................................................................281-875-1552 Harris Co. Library (Northwest)...........................................................281-890-2665 Harris Co. Animal Control..................................................................281-999-3191 Harris County Mosquito Control........................................................713-440-4800 UTILITY NUMBERS ENTEX (gas).......................................................................................713-659-2111 Centerpoint Energy (Electricity)..........................................................800-332-7143 Southwestern Bell (phone)...................................................................713-638-7000 ST Environmental (Sewer/water).........................................................281-398-8211 Comcast Cable/High Speed Internet....................................................713-341-1000 Waste Management (trash)..................................................................713-686-6666 COMMITTEE NUMBERS Crime Watch Chairman: Freeman Martin.................. freemanmartin1@comcast.net Fairfield Area Swim Team: Shalle Hovorka..........................shovorka98@yahoo.com Fairfield Women’s Club: Charlotte Byrne................. fairfieldwomensclub@gmail.com Security Coordinator: FAIRFIELD VILLAGE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION Resident Board Members: Please remember that the resident Board Members are volunteers with families. As a courtesy please communicate with them during reasonable hours. Ed Hofer (Bradford Creek, FF Village Community Assoc.)....... bradford.neighbor@hotmail.com Jan Bertoli (Bradford Creek)..................................................... JLB8848@gmail.com Tami Ehler (Bradford Creek)....................................fairfield-bradford@sbcglobal.net Roy Erickson (Bradford Creek)........................... Bradfordcommunity@sbcglobal.net Joni Seifert (Chappell Ridge)...............................................................281-256-2853 Bill Page (Chappell Ridge).................................................... wpage001@comcast.net Kay Jukes (Chappell Ridge, FF Village Community Assoc.).................281-373-9301 John White (Chappell Ridge)..............................................................281-373-1223 Brian Gambrell (Fairfield South).................................. brian_gambrell@hotmail.com Donna Bonneau (Garden Grove).........................................................281-304-7294 Louis Iselin (Garden Grove).................................................................281-256-1874 Robert Nichols (Inwood Park).......................................... Susan.nichols@yahoo.com Alex Griffith (Inwood Park).................................................................281-304-4026 Craig Jackson (Inwood Park)............................................ craig.r.jackson@gmail.com Billy Sutton (Inwood Park)..................................................................281-304-9419 Mark Newman (Inwood Park)................................. marcnewman1957@comcast.net

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John Hanes (Lakes of FF, FF Village Community Assoc.)....................713-431-2245 Patrick Wong (Lakes of Fairfield).......................................... pcwong1@earthlink.net Kevin Hoffman (Lakes of Fairfield)................................... khoffman00@comcast.net Candace Buenger (Trails of Fairfield).............................candacebuenger@yahoo.com Ken Heil (Trails of Fairfield)......................................... Fairfield@walkingsphere.com Brian Roberts (Trails of Fairfield)...........................................brian.roberts53@att.net Friendswood Development: Tim Fitzpatrick (Chappell Ridge, Garden Grove, Lakes, Trails, FF South) ........................................................................................................ 281-875-1552 Tommy Weaver (Chappell Ridge, Garden Grove, Lakes, Trails, FF South) ........................................................................................................ 281-875-1552 Nan Peavey (Lakes, FF South)............................................................281-875-1552 NEWSLETTER PUBLISHER Peel, Inc. ...............................................fairfieldgazette@peelinc.com, 888-687-6444 GOVERNMENT/STATE NUMBERS Courthouse Annex...............................................................................281-859-0685 Driver’s License....................................................................................713-681-6187 Post Office...........................................................................................281-373-9125 Voter Registration................................................................................713-224-1919 SCHOOL NUMBERS Ault Elementary...................................................................................281-373-2800 Bus Information..................................................................................281-897-4380 Cy-Fair Administration........................................................................281-897-4000 Cy-Fair High School............................................................................281-897-4600 Cy-Ranch High School........................................................................281-373-2300 Goodson Junior High School...............................................................281-373-2350 Keith Elementary.................................................................................281-213-1744 Spillane Middle School........................................................................281-213-1645 Swenke Elementary..............................................................................281-213-1200

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ARTICLE INFO The Fairfield Community Gazette is mailed monthly to all Fairfield residents. Residents, community groups, churches, etc. are welcome to submit information about their organizations in the newsletter. Personal news for the Stork Report, Teenage Job Seekers, recipes, special celebrations, and birthday announcements are also welcome. To submit an article for consideration please email it to fairfieldgazette@peelinc.com. The deadline is the 10th of the month prior to the issue.

Table of Contents AROUND FAIRFIELD 9 10 13 14 14 15 16 18 19 20 21 21 22 24 25 26

“Light Up the Night Contest” Winners Fairfield’s Fifty Plus Stork Report in Fairfield Fairfield Birthdays Fairfield Women’s Club presents...... Mardi Gras Time!! Texas Hold-Em Tournament Now Is The Time - NW Harris Aggie Moms Goodnight Aggieland Stork Report in Fairfield Fairfield Book Club Cy-Fair Kiwanis Club Attention All Quilters The MOMS Club® of Cypress / NW-Fairfield Team Tiara & Pinktober 365 Stolen Bicycle Teenage Job Seekers

SPORTS SECTION 28 30 30 30 32

Congratulations to the Freshman Ault Falcons Congratulations Hurricanes!! Northwest Flyers Youth Track Club Begins 25th Season Cy-Fair Jam Session Congratulations to the Flag Keith Bears

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Business Classifieds 2012 Cy-Fair Women’s Expo Cy-Fair Express Network (CYFEN)

SCHOOL NEWS

42 3rd Annual Swenke Winter Wonderland! 42 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament 43 WRAP 44 “Teamwork Is Key” 45 Attention Cypress Ranch High School 47 Cypress Ranch Athletic Booster Club GO PA 47 Cy-Woods Key Club P

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Fairfield Women’s Club “Light Up the Night Contest” Winners Thank you to all entries! Your lights made Fairfield cheery & bright and brought out the Holiday Spirit to our neighborhood. 1ST PLACE: Joe, Sandra, Amanda & Ross Hedges 16330 Rolling View Trail

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Fairfield’s Fifty Plus Fun-Loving Group The Fairfield Seniors

The Seniors of Fairfield are an active, fifty plus, fun-loving group of couples and singles who enjoy fellowship, monthly trips, and various activities together. If you or your spouse is fifty or older, a newcomer to Fairfield Village or have lived here in Fairfield for some time but have never attended one of our functions, you are cordially invited. Come and be a part of our funloving group. We’re sure you will enjoy it.

OUR HISTORY: Over these past ten plus years we've taken over a hundred trips. The Fairfield Gazette's web-site has back issues available from September, 2004. In order to go back to our beginning, we must thank Kelly Peel of Peel Inc. for locating all our articles from their archives and sending them to us. We now have every article submitted, which enabled us to put together Our History, and a complete listing of all our trips. Just go to Our History in our weekly email to read about our beginning and all the trips we’ve taken. OUR FEBRUARY BUS TRIP PLANS ARE FOR: Wednesday, February 15, to go Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. This month our trip will take us to the Museum of Fine Arts to view the King Tutankhamen: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs exhibition. The exhibition is a time-ticket exhibit so we will have time for lunch at the Café Express in the Museum and to visit the other parts of the museum before the tour.

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The cost for this trip is $24.00 per person plus the cost of lunch. To get your name on the list for this trip call: Jackie Wurth at 281-304-0805 Checks are to be made out to: Fairfield 50 Plus. Checks can be given to Jackie Wurth, Kay Wheeler, or Mary Lou Cook; also the checks can be mailed to the Jackie Wurth at 21119 North Yellow Bud Court, Cypress, Texas, 77433. We will depart from the Fairfield Village Parking Lot promptly at 10:30 a.m. Please be there by 10:15 a.m. This trip we will leave a little later for a change. School children usually tour the museum in the morning until about noon, so we have booked after 12. OUR MARCH BUS TRIP PLANS ARE FOR: Tuesday, March 20. The March trip is just being finalized. We did not receive the details, however, before the deadline for this issue of the Gazette. We will publish the details in the March issue. Also, the details will be posted on our web site as

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Around Fairfield Fairfield's Fifty Plus- (Continued from Page 10) soon as they are completed. Our weekly e-mail link to our web site will allow you to get them. OUR FEBRUARY ACTIVITIES PLANS: Thursday, February 9: The Monthly Planning Committee meeting is at 1:00 p.m. at the Lakeside Trails Club House. Everyone is invited to attend these meetings and participate in our upcoming trip plans. We really need to see more participation, especially from those that are taking trips. In fact, without more participation we may be forced to cut back on some trips, possibly one every other month. Then later, around 6:30 p.m. that evening, we have our Monthly Pot Luck. It is also at the Lakeside Trails Club House. However, plan on being there early. Doors open around 6:00 p.m. for socializing and fellowship. . Then stay and join many of our members that stay to play games after the meal and to finish up the deserts. Tuesday, February 14: Game Night at the Cooks’ House. It starts around 6:30 p.m. Just bring a little snack and a healthy appetite. This is always a fun evening with great fellowship. The directions are in the Activity page on our website and will also be in our February, 12 weekly newsletter. Note: This is Valentine’s Day

Thursday, February 23: Game Night at Lakeside Trails Club House. It starts around 6:30 p.m., and we have plenty of room at the club house. We would like to see you there to enjoy an evening of games and fellowship with us. Just bring a little snack and plan on having lots of fun. There are some card games, some games that the members bring and of course dominoes. For additional information on activities other than trips: Call Mary Lou Cook @ 281-304-8359 We recommend that you check our website regularly. Things do change occasionally from the time this article was submitted, and it is possible that some of the information in this article has changed. www.fairfieldseniorsgroup.com OUR FUN-LOVERS WEEKLY NEWSLETTER: An event reminder. It is emailed each week to our members and others who have requested it. It provides updated information on any changes from what appears here in the Gazette. We also include member birthdays and prayer requests, other news and items of interest, and links to all our web pages. If you would like to receive our weekly newsletter, send your email address, to wmcook@comcast. net.

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Baby Boy! Canyon Alan Wyrick Arrived: Nov. 25, 2011 9 lbs., 7 oz. 22 ½" long He was welcomed by his brothers, Caleb and Case, and his sister Camden.

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Happy 9th Birthday Brittney! Love Mom, Dad and Riley Happy Birthday Kyla Crawford! - Feb 22 We love you and are proud of you! Mom, Dad, Jacob, and Kade

 

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Fairfield Women’s Club (FWC) “The Heart of Fairfield”

What is FWC? A nonprofit group dedicated to making Fairfield an enjoyable community in which to live. Who is FWC? All Fairfield women aged 18 years and older are invited to join. What does FWC do? It meets once per month for a fun evening plus it raises money for local charities and holds community events in Fairfield. Events include outdoor movie nights, triathlon, graduation tea, Independence Day Parade, scarecrow competition, Stop Solicitation campaign, garage sale and more! Where? The FWC usually meets right in Fairfield either at the Bradford Creek Clubhouse or in model homes throughout the neighbourhood. Sometimes we plan fun

“field trips” to nearby venues. When? The FWC typically meets the third Tuesday of the month. Why should I join? Meet new people, make new friends, help your community, have fun, get out of the house, try something new, get involved in your community! Are you new to the neighborhood? FWC is perfect for you. Have you lived in Fairfield for a while? FWC is for you, too! Is it a lot of extra work? There is no obligation to join committees! The monthly meetings which are free, fun events only take 2 hours of your time! How much does it cost? $30.00 per year How do I Join? Check out our website at fairfieldwomensclub.org

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For All AGGIE MOMS in Northwest Harris County To join US for CAREER NIGHT You won’t want to miss our March meeting for NWHC Aggie Moms’ Club. David McMahon, associate director of the TAMU Career Center, will speak about the many ways the “award winning” Texas A&M Career Center can help students find that perfect job! Aggie students and parents will get valuable information about career and job searches, job postings, internships, oncampus interviews and employer seminars The meeting will be held during TAMU Spring break, so bring your job-seeking Aggie students along for some great advice! The meeting will be held Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 7 pm at the Houston Distributing Company, Inc. conveniently located at 7100 High Life Drive near Cutten Road and Willowbrook Mall. Join other Aggie Moms for food, fun, and fabulous networking! Shop for “one-of-a-kind” graduation gifts at our Aggie Moms’ Boutique. Our beautiful, Traditions Pillows are professionally embroidered with memory icons that will warm the heart of any Aggie and are only available through NWHC Aggie Moms. Aggie Recording Artist, Kimberly Dunn will be at our annual spring fundraiser “Boots ‘N Whoops!” Aggie or not, this is a concert you don’t want to miss! Sunday, April 22, 2012 at Red River Dance Hall (SH 249)

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Purchase tickets today for this private performance. To keep up with NWHC Aggie Moms, like our FACEBOOK and visit our web page at www.nwhcaggiemoms.org. NW HARRIS COUNTY AGGIE MOMS’ MEETING “AGGIE MOMS GO GREEN” TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2012 Aggie Moms GO GREEN with Randy Lemmon, from the 740 KTRH weekend morning show, Gardenline. We encourage you to join NW Harris County Aggie Moms to learn how to TURN ON your green thumb and transform your yard into a gorgeous garden! Guest speaker Randy Lemmon worked at Texas A&M University where he served as Communications Specialist for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Prior to that he was a freelance TV producer and he produced several agricultural documentaries and advertising campaigns. During his time at Gardenline, Randy has authored two books which will be for sale at our February meeting. You won’t want to miss this great opportunity! Join us Tuesday, February 14th, 2012 at 7 pm at the Houston Distributing Company, Inc. conveniently located at 7100 High Life Drive by Cutten Road near Willowbrook

Mall. The NWHC Aggie Moms’ Club works to provide scholarships for Aggie students and funds for on-campus student run organizations. The Aggie Moms’ Club is a great place to meet other Aggie Moms, find out important information about your student’s experience at Texas A&M University, and provide support for all Aggie students. Scholarship Monday is still available for Aggie students! NWHC Aggie Moms’ Club awarded over $11,000 in 2011 scholarships for Texas A&M students. There are Awesome Aggie students in the NW Harris County region and this could be your student! The scholarship DEADLINE is Monday, February 7th, 2012 (postmarked). Get more details on our website at www.nwhcaggiemoms.org. Aggie Recording Artist, Kimberly Dunn, will be performing at our spring fundraiser “Boots ‘N Whoops”. Join us for this private performance on Sunday, April 22, 2012 at the Red River Dance Hall (SH 249). Visit our website www.nwhcaggiemoms.org for ticket information. This is a concert that you won’t want to miss!

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Cimbrey Brannan, one of our very own Cy-Fair ISD graduates and her husband, Mark Brannan, have recently published a beautifully written and illustrated children’s book entitled Goodnight Aggieland. Both former students of Texas A&M University, Mark and Cimbrey are passionate about conveying the traditions of Aggieland in a readable format for children and all who wish to discover the mystery behind Aggie traditions. When Mark and Cimbrey began the adoption of their future Aggie son, Zane, from Ethiopia, they searched in vain to find a children’s book that would help explain Texas A&M from the inside out. Therefore, the Brannans created a book to explain to insiders and outsiders the place we all know as Aggieland. Goodnight Aggieland is reminiscent of the children’s classic Goodnight Moon. The book and its colorful full-page illustrations authentically serve as an inspirational bedtime storybook as well as coffee table conversation piece for any Ol’ Ag. From Fish Camp to Silver Taps, each tradition is celebrated in a rhythmic cadence that marches through Aggieland one page at a time. Although Goodnight Aggieland communicates the treasured traditions of Texas A&M, it also supports children and families in need. The Brannans have committed to giving 10% of their proceeds to Legacy 685 (www.houstonsfirst.org/legacy685), a nonprofit organization that supports adoption, foster care, and orphan care around the world. The Brannans believe that opening homes and loving families to children orphaned by poverty, AIDS, and other tragedies is truly what Aggies are all about. The Brannans hope to develop a love for Aggies as readers flip through the pages of Goodnight Aggieland, and in doing so, they desire that raise awareness for the plight of orphans around the globe. To purchase or receive more information about Goodnight Aggieland, visit www.goodnightaggieland.com or email Mark and Cimbrey Brannan at goodnightaggieland@gmail.com.

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! d l e i f Baby Boy! r i a F n i t r o p e R Stork Roman Asher Mason Arrived: Dec. 30, 2011 8 lbs., 2 oz. 21" long Was welcomed home by: Proud Grandmother - Georgia Cook Proud Parents - Michael Mason and Angela Choate Siblings: Gavin Mason, Trinity Mason, Mason Choate and Madison Choate Submit your information on the arrival of your little one to fairfield@peelinc.com.

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 If you throw out your paperbacks, please give me a call and let me pick them up, if they are in good condition. We spread them around to people who can’t buy for themselves (homeless shelters, prison ministry, etc.). Hardbacks and kid’s books are welcomed, as well. Thanks! Please call Deanna at (281)-373-4477.

Fairfield Book Club

The Fairfield Book Club is a terrific way to meet other women in our community, enjoy great conversations, and develop new friendships. We meet the third Wednesday of each month (rotating homes) from 7 to 9:30pm. Book Club members share food and drinks while discussing the book selection for that month. We read all kinds of books suggested by our members - classics, contemporary fiction, non-fiction, biographies, romance, sci-fi, etc. There are no book snobs in our group - we read it all! If you are a book lover or simply want to expand your reading and social network, please consider joining us. We invite you to attend one of our meetings as a guest or a member. We currently have openings; however, because we hold meetings in our homes, membership is limited. For membership inquiries, please contact Linda Locke by email (linda15226@yahoo.com, subject heading “Book Club”) or by phone (713-298-6514, evenings only). UPCOMING BOOK SELECTIONS February – Beneath the Night Tree by Nicole Baart March – House Rules by Jodi Picoult

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CY-FAIR KIWANIS CLUB

Kiwanis wants YOU! The Cy-Fair Kiwanis Club is actively seeking new members who are interested in giving service to improve our community and our world. Visit the Cy-Fair Kiwanis Club and learn about the projects in which its members participate to enrich and improve life for citizens in our community. We sponsor the Key Clubs in the Cy-Fair, Jersey Village, and Katy communities and work with them in service to the Cy-Fair area. Internationally, both Kiwanis and Key Club are participating in the ELIMINATE PROJECT aimed at the eradication of maternal/neonatal tetanus. Businesses of the community are encouraged to support a representative for membership in Kiwanis. If you work for a business that is oriented toward involvement in community improvement and leadership, suggest to them that you would like to represent that business through membership and involvement in work with Kiwanis. We welcome business and organization representatives as well as individual memberships. The Cy-Fair Kiwanis Club meets at Hearthstone Country Club on the first, second, and third Tuesday of each month at 12:15 for lunch and informative programs. For more information, call John Carroll at 281-463-0373, George Crowl at 832-467-1998 or Peggy Presnell at 281-304-7127. We invite you to be our guest at one of the meetings and enjoy the fellowship of Kiwanians from your community as you learn about our organization. CHILDREN PRIORITY ONE is the motto of Kiwanis Clubs worldwide. The Cy-Fair Kiwanis Club sponsors nine Key Clubs and one Builders’ Club in the Cy-Fair School District; sponsors the Kids Triathlon; Girl Scout, Boy Scout, and Sea Scout troops and activities; awards scholarships to outstanding Key Club members in our district; provides assistance to Cypress Assistance Ministries and Bear Creek Ministries; the Houston Food Bank; and many other nonprofit organizations.

Attention All Quilters or Just Lovers of the Art of Quilting Come check out Tri County Quilt Guild   Serving Northwest Harris, Montgomery, and Waller Counties Meets the 1st Tuesday of the Month, 7-9pm Fairfield Baptist Church 27240 Hwy 290, Cypress,TX On 290 westbound between Mueschke & Mason Roads We are a very friendly group and welcome quilters of all levels of expertise, from the “Just Love Quilts” and never sewn to the experienced and published. Some of our activities include Guest Speakers, Show & Tell, BOM’s, Fabric Exchanges, Charity Quilts, Bees, Special Programs,  and more, with Door Prizes at every meeting! www.tricountyquiltguild.org

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Around Fairfield The MOMS Club® of Cypress / NW-Fairfield

Moms Offering Moms Support Welcomes all Stay-At-Home Moms in Fairfield and Lakes of Fairhaven MOMS Club® is an international organization with a neighborhood feel! We are teachers, business women, counselors, chefs, CPA’s and artists who have put those careers on hold and have made the choice to stay home with our kids. MOMS Club® is a place to find friendship, support, playmates and sisterhood! ALL events include our children and we believe there is something for every Mom out there! Are you looking for park days, cooking group, themed parties, lunch outings, craft projects, time to sit and chat, or someone to share dinner with when your husband is traveling or working late? We even find the time to meet once a month for a Mom’s Night Out for a great time to unwind. Or are you interested is helping within the community with service projects? Our club has all that and a whole lot more to offer for every Mom and her kids to enjoy! Do you have young children and are looking for some fun things to do? Come join other moms and kids in many great outdoor and

indoor activities. Are you new to the area or a new mom and need a friend or support; we are here for you. Don’t let yourself feel isolated being a stay at home mom. We invite you to attend two public events to decide if this is the right club for you and your children. Our membership fee is $20 a year. This MOMS Club is a great opportunity for you and your kids to make new friends in your area. There is a lot of fun and support just waiting for you! Come visit us at our next Monthly Meet N’ Greet and see for yourself! We meet on the second Tuesday of every month. Email our Membership VP at julieh07@sbcglobal.net for more information. If you want to meet up with us at a public event, please contact Julie H., Membership VP at 281-373-0234, julieh07@sbcglobal.net or Katy L., President at 281-656-6657, longleyk@yahoo.com. , so we can send you our club information and some upcoming public calendar events for you to attend. You can also visit us on the web at www.meetup.com/MOMS-Club-Cypress-NW-Fairfield We look forward to hearing from you!

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North West Houston Mocha Moms

MOPS at The MET Registration Join the Adventure! Get Connected…with MOPS!

Mocha Moms, Inc. is a not-for-profit support group for mothers who have chosen not to work full-time outside of the home in order to devote more time to their families and communities. Mocha Moms serves as an advocate for those mothers and encourages the spirit of community activism within it’s membership. Visit our website or e-mail us: NWHoustonMochaMoms.webs.com nwmochamoms@yahoo.com For further information on our bi-weekly meetings and monthly Moms Night Out and community service projects call (281) 852-2795.

If you need a listening ear, friendship with other moms, your kids involved in a fun program, delicious breakfast buffets, advice from seasoned moms…. then you need MOPS at The MET. Two dynamic groups meet two Friday mornings per month (August – May) from 9:15 – 11:45a.m. Childcare is provided upon registration. Register online at TheMETonline.org/MOPS or visit us at facebook.com/METmops If you have any questions please call (281)890-1900.

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Around Fairfield

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Team Tiara is a 501(c)(3) dedicated to raising money to fund research, and education for breast cancer as well as provide outreach services to those affected by it. 2012 will mark our 7th year in this fight against breast cancer. To date, we have raised over $600,000 for breast cancer awareness, research and direct support for survivors. In 2012, Team Tiara will begin directly funding research into metastatic breast cancer. This is an under-funded area of research where we need to have a lasting impact. Men and women do not die when their cancer is confined to their breasts. We lose them when that cancer spreads to their bones, liver, lungs, brain and other organs -- robbing them of time with their families and friends. This is the heart-breaking side of breast cancer, and an area of research we need to be a part of. Our goal is to raise $100,000 in 2012, specifically targeted to metastatic breast cancer research. SO WE are excited to announce that www.pinktober365.com launched January 1. This new website will profile 365 pink warriors -- survivors, walkers, researchers, and advocates. We want to hear your story, whether you are a fighter, survivor, family or friend affected by breast cancer. Go to www.pinktober365.com to share your story or obtain more information. Team Tiara would be honored to hear from you.

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Stolen Bicycle

My Grandsons bicycle was stolen on December 29th, 2011. He had come in to eat lunch - 15 minutes - and when he went out to go riding again - it was gone. Description: Custom Built - Black Frame - Blue Forks - White handle bars - Purple Grips - White Seat - Two white tires - one orange rim. If you have taken this bike or seen this bike we will gladly take it back - no questions asked. Sherriff’s report was made. Small reward offered. If you have seen it please let us know - glcook52@comcast.net Thank you.

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Sports Section Congratulations to the

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The Ault Falcons capped off a great 11-1-1 season with a 7-0 Super Bowl victory over the Lowery 49ers in the Berry Center. Team roster: Marshall Barstow, Andrew Beard, Austin Cappleman, Braxton Crenek, Greyson Erp, Ruben Fernandez, Gage Geaslin, Graham Gillespie, Connor Gower, Zach Griffin, Daniel Grisbee, Cole Howell, Liam Koleci, Nicholas LaBarbera, Gage Morris, Jackson Owen, Christian Phillips, Ross Pohlmeyer, Cody Rice, Chance Scheiffele, Jacob Swan, Ryan Wilbanks, Chase Witthaus Coaches: Dave Gillespie, Brad Geaslin, Michael Barstow, David Koleci, Brent Owen

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Sports Section Congratulations Hurricanes!! Another WINNING season!!

Northwest Flyers Youth Track Club Begins 25th Season

The Northwest Flyers Youth Track Club will begin the 2012 season with its first practice during the week of February 13th. The team consists of boys and girls, ages 6 -18, provides a full program of track and field events, and is affiliated with USA Track & Field (USATF). The club was founded 25 years ago by Olympic gold medalist Fred Newhouse to foster the development of youth track & field in the Northwest Houston area. For additional information on how to register, please visit the team website at http://www.northwestflyers.org or contact Linette Roach at (281) 587-8442 or linette.roach@sbcglobal.net.

Cy-Fair Jam Session

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Prime Time Sports and Cy-Fair Sports Association Youth Basketball present the Cy-Fair Jam Session, February 18-19. The tournament will be held in the Cypress-Fairbanks ISD gyms and will benefit the Houston Food Bank. Each team that registers and brings 20 canned foods items will receive $25 cash at check-in. For more information or to register on-line please visit our website at www. primetimesportz.com or call us at 972-355-3788. The tournament is priced at $195 with each team guaranteed to play 3 games.

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U.S.A.TRACK OLYMPIAN TO SPEAK at Northwest Flyers Youth Track Club Registration Breakfast on February 4th The Northwest Flyers Youth Track Club will celebrate it’s 25th Anniversary Season by hosting its annual free information / registration breakfast on Saturday, February 4, 2012, for all boys, girls and their parents who are interested in joining for the 2012 track season. The breakfast starts promptly at 8:30 AM at the Cypress Creek Christian Community Center Forum located at 6823 Cypresswood Dr., Spring, TX, 77379. The free breakfast is the opportunity for youth athletes to register for the club’s 2012 spring/summer track season, and to meet the Northwest Flyers coaches, staff, and other new and returning athletes. The event will be highlighted by a special presentation from a member of the USA Track & Field Olympic organization. All new parents and athletes interested in joining the Northwest Flyers must attend. The Northwest Flyers Track Club is a youth (ages 6 -18) track club, affiliated with USA Track & Field (USATF), that provides a full program of sanctioned “track” events such as sprints, hurdles, middle distance, distance and relays, and sanctioned “field” events such as long jump, triple jump, high jump, pole vault, shot put, discus and javelin. The Northwest Flyers has approximately 275 members.

The club was founded 25 years ago by Olympic gold medalist Fred Newhouse to foster the development of youth track & field in the Northwest Houston area. The Northwest Flyers is a member of the “Win with Integrity” program, a partnership between USATF and the American College of Sports Medicine. “Win with Integrity” brings elite track & field athletes and school-aged kids together to promote healthy lifestyles, keeping active, and living with integrity through the sport of track & field. For additional information on the Northwest Flyers Track Club, please v i s i t the team website at http://www. northwestflyers.org or contact Linette Roach at (281) 587-8442 or linette.roach@ sbcglobal.net.

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Sports Section Congratulations to the

FLAG KEITH BEARS

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Personal Classified PERSONAL CLASSIFIED - (one time sell items, such

FOR SALE: (2) PlayStation Portables, gently used. Includes original boxes, (2) Daxter Limited Edition Silver PSPs, (2) Power supplies, (2) Carrying cases, (2) Screen protectors, (2) Star Wars Battlefront Renegade Squadron, (2) Star Wars II Battlefront, (2) Hot Brain, (1) Incredibles-the movie, and (1) Namco classics. Call 281373-3997. Pictures available if desired. $215 for both or $115 each.

WANTED: Interested in earning extra cash or supplementing your income. Young adult with special needs will need regular, reliable, weekly transportation to and from our home in Fairfield to his job counselor/training program and eventually to a determined work site (which I expect will be within several miles of Fairfield). If interested in this opportunity to help this young adult succeed in his journey to independence, please contact Tim Bleiler (his father) at 713-202-7199.

FOR SALE: 2003 Saturn L300 4 door sedan, Black exterior, beige interior, mileage 155K. In good condition, everything works. Asking $3400. Please call Maggie 281-770-5817.

as a used bike...) run at no charge to FAIRFIELD RESIDENTS ONLY, limit 30 words, please e-mail fairfieldgazette@peelinc.com. The deadline to submit a personal classified ad is always the 10th of the month PRIOR to the issue.

WANTED: Firebird, Trans Am, and Camaro owners. Houston F-Body Club meets at 2pm every third Saturday of the month at Pappa's Burger on Westheimer. For info, e-mail Doug at Mav75@ aol.com. FOR SALE: Dining table w/extension 6 chairsw/covers reduced, asking $1000.00. Child red trike $13, pinkw/white $8; HomeStyle all around kitchen $35, Disney Princess chair$10, Car Seat $5.00 Call 281-256-8888.

FOR SALE: Madison One-Man Pontoon Boat, By Trout Unlimited. Excellent condition, used only once. Pics available. $250.00. Call 281-213-9596 or e-mail chas_knight@hotmail.com. FOR SALE: Kenmore Side by Side White Refrigerator; used but in very good condition.Ice maker needs work. Only replacing because we wanted stainless steel. $300 OBO. Please call 281-256-3702. FOR SALE: Black Wurlitzer Piano with matching piano bench. $500. 55" wide. Call Denise 281-682-3902. Great for student piano practice. FOR SALE: Off white sofa with stripes, 82 x 34 inches. Includes the original accent pillows. Excellent condition, $150. Call 281256-0450. (Continued on Page 35)

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Personal Classified- (Continued from Page 34) FOR SALE: Computer armoire, cherrie - $75. Antique headboard and footboard, full size, best offer. Large computer chair on wheels, black, best offer. Will send pics. mdthayes@yahoo.com. FOR SALE: Harley Davidson – 2001 FXDL – Garage kept/Nice. $6,000 chrome package includes thunderstar rims/sprockets, RUSH pipes, braided cables, chromed swing-arm, etc. Highflow intake <10k miles. $9,500. 281.758.1545 Serious inquiries only. FOR SALE: Suzuki - 2001 RM 125 – Good condition, great for trail riding or MX. Good tread on tires. Bill’s pipe. Has not been started in over a year, but with some fresh gas and a few kicks, should be ready to go! $800 281.758.1545. FOR SALE: Dryer – Kenmore Elite – Quiet Pack II, King Size Drum. Runs well. $100 281.758.1545. FOR SALE: Playstation 1 – In box. (1) controller and memory card. - $25 obo. Good collector’s item! 281.758.1545. FOR SALE: - Wrought iron and glass top coffee table. $50. 281.758.1545. FOR SALE: Panasonic SC-HT830V 5-Disc DVD/VCR Home Theater System – good working order - $75; 2 Fat Boy Original Bean Bags – XL bean bags, chocolate $100 each or $150 both; Call 281304-7985 or Email iagottpf@hotmail.com for photos or more info. FOR SALE: Beautiful Stanley king-size lighted pier bed wall. Originally $3400 - will sell for $1800; Electric Yamaha piano with bench. $500; 3/4 size tuba - great for a student or adult needing a smaller instrument with case. Yamaha YBB-105 $1800; Professional Bach Strad C trumpet with Bb slides - silver but needs refinishing. Has been untouched for years and has tarnished. Large bore. $600. Various accessories included - mutes, stand, etc.; Bowflex Xtreme 2 Home Gym - $950; 2 indoor fake palm trees about 4' tall $50 for both; Color laser printer - minolta 2200 - very big and heavy but works. Needs toner - FREE if you can use it; White wall mounted medicine chest with etched glass $50. All items offered at best reasonable offer. 281.620.4626. FOR SALE: Five piece Pub Table Set. Table 40" H with 1" bevel glass top, 36" Diameter. Table and four chairs with backrest and padded seat have black finish. $60; Call 281-256-6145

Treat your sweetheart to a special evening at Northwest Forest. A fun-filled, romantic evening awaits you. You can sip champagne, enjoy culinary delights and enjoy a few turns on our dance floor.

Tuesday, February 14th 6:30 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres with a glass of champagne served at six-thirty. Followed by three more courses accompanied by wine. Specialty drinks are available from our full service bar or you may select a choice wine. $60.00* per person For a complete romantic getaway, plan to spend the evening in one of our cozy cabins where you will enjoy champagne and chocolate covered strawberries to top off an evening of bliss. Specially priced at $199* per couple (includes dinner and lodging) *Plus tax *Gratuity at your discretion

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From AMI Clover/Weeds

Dear Residents, It’s that time of year again - when the clover and weeds pop out in the yards. We understand that many yards were affected by the drought however, it is your responsibility to ensure your lawn is kept in a neat and attractive condition at all times. Check with your landscaper or your local gardening center as there are very good affordable products on the market that effectively treat for clover and weeds and also fertilize at the same time. If necessary, borrow your neighbor’s fertilizer spreader if you do not have one and treat your yard or check with a local gardening center for guidance. Many homes also lost shrubs and it’s necessary that they be replaced and this is the time of year to do the replacement. We appreciate your efforts. Your AMI Team

NEW LEGISLATION

Many homeowners may not be aware of the new legislation that became effective January 1st. The Texas State Legislature has mandated certain guidelines and policies that may affect you. To view these policies and guidelines please visit Fairfield’s website at www.Fairfieldvillage.org.

Cheryl Guinn, Realtor

I am drowning down here – signed, your lawn!

Last year will go down in the record books for extreme weather conditions and drought. We did not just break records, we shattered them! Irrigation systems ran more often and longer than any other year. But as we are in winter, and have cooler temperatures, our irrigation systems can just be turned off, yes OFF. In this case, just because you have one, does not mean to have to use it. In January we had an average of 2” of rain one Monday over the Fairfield subdivision, and irrigation systems were running the very next day. That was money wasted for those homeowners. The ground was saturated and all of that irrigation water just ran down the drain. Seldom do we relish a cold and wet environment, save maybe the “true-fan football experience”. Well, your yard feels the same way. Winter has arrived and the time has come to give your irrigation system a rest. Trees and shrubs have lost most of their leaves and there is a reason lawns are not “spring green”. These are signs that plants are slowing their growth activity, heading into dormancy in preparation for colder weather and a shortage of water. In this dormant state, most turf and plants survive on the limited water typically received through the occasional winter rainfall. Do not confuse your landscape by over watering this time of year. Take advantage of our winter weather and save. Save money by reducing your water usage and shutting off your irrigation system until spring. Even then, if we can get seasonal rains, leave it off as long as you can. You will be surprised how well your lawn looks without it running. You will save water and money, because then your landscape will not need to be supplemented beyond what it naturally receives. Next month, we will talk about preparing your irrigation system for the upcoming season. Jay Hartley, Licensed Irrigator 5353

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MUD Meetings Open to the Public MUD (Municipal Utility District) meetings are open to the public. We encourage homeowners to attend to learn how the MUD’s function and how you can have a voice in your local government. Harris County MUD 322 meets at 12:00 pm every fourth Wednesday Harris County MUD 354 meets at 11:30 am every third Monday Harris County MUD 396 meets at 12:00 pm every second Wednesday Harris County MUD 397 meets at 11:30 am every third Tuesday Harris County WCID 155 meets at 12:00 pm as needed on the second Tuesday

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From AMI CHECK LIST

(Property Reviews are done monthly) ‰‰ Check for weeds in lawn (including clover) ‰‰ Weed and Feed as necessary ‰‰ Mow lawn as needed ‰‰ Edge lawn ‰‰ Weed tree wells and shrub beds, remove growth from expansion joints if necessary ‰‰ Shrubbery trim as needed ‰‰ Add mulch to tree wells and bed areas ‰‰ Trees: Trim trees as necessary, (especially the street trees) remove any dead material – if you need to replace a tree please apply for replacement type and requirements ‰‰ Remove mildew on the house ‰‰ Paint exterior (Please submit ARC Application*) ‰‰ Fence (replace broken pickets or secure if necessary) ‰‰ Trash Cans (removed from view at the end of pick- up day) ‰‰ Holidays decorations need to be removed ‰‰ Toys need to be stored out of public view when not in use – except approved basketball goals ‰‰ Parking on the street – Please be considerate and do not park on the street *ARC = Architectural Application for Home Improvements **Please remember these are some of the items that we check for monthly. There may be others that are not listed. **

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What Can You Do About Soliciting In The Neighborhood? Many communities are ripe targets for solicitors – for a variety of reasons. While the Association has no real control over soliciting activities, we have tried to discourage solicitors from marketing in our community by placing “no soliciting” signs in common areas. The reason that we cannot prevent soliciting is that the streets and roadways within the community are public access ways owned and maintained by the county. This means that no person or persons may be prevented from entering the community. Of course, if an individual or individuals are in the process of breaking the law, the Sheriff or other law enforcement officer can take immediate action. Your Association recommends the following actions that every owner can take to discourage unwelcome soliciting in the community: • Report all suspicious persons to the Sheriff’s Department and request the deputies on duty be made aware of your concerns. • Promptly remove all flyers left on your front or garage door. • Promptly report to the Post Office all flyers left on the mailboxes. • Refuse to make use of solicitors’ offers and refuse to patronize any company being marketed in this manner. • Notify the managing agent of any companies presently soliciting so that letters can be sent advising them of this policy of not permitting door to door soliciting (they will be reminded of the community newsletter and/or the Green Sheet as marketing options). • Individual homeowners have the ability to place a small “No Trespassing/No Soliciting” sign at the entry to their homes. Should a solicitor continue to leave flyers, the homeowner then has the authority to file charges against the Solicitor/Company for trespassing on private property.

CURBSIDE TREES The appearance of your trees at the sidewalk at your home is vital to the overall appearance of your community. The trees are part of the overall plan of development and it is each homeowner’s responsibility to ensure the trees are trimmed on a regular basis. Many trees have branches hanging over the street, brushing the tops of vehicles and some are even blocking stop signs. For the benefit of all the Fairfield residents, and the overall appearance of your neighborhood, please check your trees and if necessary, raise the canopy (should be 12-14 ft. from the street), remove dead branches, and shape the tree. Regrettably, should you chose not to do this, the County has the authority to trim them back and will not take the time to groom them properly. Thank you for your understanding. Copyright © 2012 Peel, Inc.


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Business Section BUSINESS CLASSIFIEDS CPA:  Self-employed, 15 year Cypress resident, providing professional Tax and Accounting Services for Individuals and Businesses.  Convenient pick-up and delivery services provided; a true benefit valued by my clients. Please call me at 713-899-1760 to schedule an appointment.  Many tax law changes to consider. GARAGE DOORS AND OPENERS Repair or replace. Broken springs and cables replaced. We also offer preventive maintenance. New openers installed $290.00. Please call CHOICE DOOR at 281-807-5588 or 713-545-3414. Ask about our door/ opener discount package pricing. Credit cards accepted. 7 day service. C O R N E R S TO N E C A R P E N T E R , I N C : Ho m e Improvements, Home Repairs, Remodeling, Siding Painting, Patios, Flagstone, Shade Arbors and More. Lots of references. Call 281-890-6474 or visit our website: cornerstonecarpenter.com FAIRFIELD FAUX FINISHING & CUSTOM PAINTING - Tuscan & Old World Finishes; Aging & Antiquing; Faux Leather & Marble; Textured Effects; Faux Wood Grain; Stone & Brick; Venetian Plaster – Walls, Ceiling, Columns, Cabinets & Furniture. Fairfield Resident (Free In-Home Consultation) Call 281-851-4072 NANA’S PET CARE:  Whether you are working late or going on vacation, when you need someone to care for you pets there’s no one better than Nana.  I will come to your home to feed, water, potty and provide TLC for your best friend. My prices are reasonable and references are available. Call Sharon (Fairfield resident)  713-679-1315. RAINCO IRRIGATION SPECIALIST: Commercial & Residential. Backflow Testing, Drainage, Irrigation (Sprinkler) System, Design & Installation, Service & Repair, Rainbird – Hunter. Fully Insured. Lic. # 9004 & 9226. Call 713-824-5327.

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2012 CY-FAIR WOMEN’S EXPO

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April 26, 2012

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Save the Date! The 3rd annual Cy-Fair Women’s Expo sponsored by North Cypress Medical Center, Community Impact Newspaper, Houston Premium Outlets, and Champion Energy is Thursday, April 26, 2012, from 11am-2pm, at Houston National Golf Club. Vendor registration and additional information is available @ www. cyfen.org or by emailing expo@cyfen.org.

Networking and Business Luncheon Cy-Fair Express Network invites you to their monthly meeting and luncheon. Bring plenty of business cards for networking. Please make reservations online by February 17 @ www.cyfen.org or contact Melissa Rotholz @ 713-256-9569. Our mission is to bring together businesswomen of diverse occupations and to provide opportunities for them to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking support, and national recognition.

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School News 2nd ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT 3rd Annual Swenke Winter Wonderland! Join us Saturday, February 4 from 11am-2pm at Swenke Elementary school. Bring the family and enjoy food, fun and games and SNOW! There will also be a Silent Auction with fabulous items all benefiting the Swenke PTO! For more information, go to swenkepto.org.

CY-FAIR HS MARCHING BAND & COLORGUARD LONGWOOD GOLF COURSE SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 2012 • NOON SHOTGUN START Cy-Fair HS Band Boosters will be holding its 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament at the Longwood Golf Course on March 3, 2012. This charity event helps raise the funds necessary for our 260+ member marching band to perform and compete. However, we need you! We are currently seeking players, sponsors and donations needed to make this event a success for our students. Cy-Fair HS Band Boosters is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and all contributions are tax deductible. Golf Tournament admission includes a Texas Roadhouse catered Dinner Reception & Awards Ceremony, complete with raffle drawing with great prizes, silent auction and a live band to keep the party going. This is a fun opportunity for you to help support our very own Cy-Fair HS Band right in your own Longwood backyard! FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE BELOW OR CONTACT GILLIAN CROWLEY AT (713) 906-2543. WWW.CYFAIRBAND-GOLF.COM

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WRAP 2012 planning is underway! WRAP is Cy-Woods High School's parent-driven Project Prom organization. The purpose of WRAP is to provide a drug- and alcohol-free all-night party for the graduating seniors and their guests after their prom. UPCOMING EVENTS:

• Give Back Night” at Raising Cane’s every 1st and 3rd Wednesday. 15% of your purchase will be donated when you mention “WRAP” to the cashier. No flier needed, and anyone can support WRAP, so tell your friends and neighbors! Good all day long: dine in, carry out, or drive thru • Night at Newk’s – every 4th Monday. 20% of your purchase will be donated to WRAP, but you will need to bring the flyer. Tell your friends and neighbors to print a flier and eat there, too! Good all day long: dine in or carry out. (see attachment or go to the website!) • Kroger Gift Cards: Contact JJ Walden at jacqjw@sbcglobal. net to get a Kroger Gift Card. Kroger gives 3% back to WRAP of the amount you load onto the card. Each card you request will be linked to your senior, so family, friends and neighbors can use it to support your senior and WRAP! Reload the card as often as needed to keep earning WRAP Bucks. • Self Defense Class: Cypress Taekwan Do has offered to host a self defense class for WRAP, February 26 (Sunday) 2-4 pm. Not limited to WRAP parents. Contact Kim Dudzik at kim_dudzik@hotmail.com for more details. • Keep your eyes open for more details about ‘Rangler & Rhinestones Silent Auction & Dinner. o Denim Sponsors: ($150-$499) o Jewel Sponsors: ($500-$999) o Diamond Sponsors: ($1,000+) To find out more about becoming a community sponsor for this wonderful event please email CyWoodsWRAP@yahoo.com. MEETINGS:

Other meeting will be the 2nd TUESDAY of each month is the Cy Woods Commons @ 7:00 pm Next General Membership Meeting Dates: Feb 14th & March 20th Visit us on Cy-Woods W.R.A.P. 2012 and become a fan or www.wix.com/wrap2012/wrap and be an active parent!

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School News “TEAMWORK IS KEY” in Cy-Fair ISD!

While you are busy clearing out the old and organizing the new; be sure to add volunteering as part of your 2012 calendar. You will want to take special note of the event dates below. As a volunteer in CFISD; you can stay as busy as you want to and fill your calendar to the extent that fits your needs and desires. You are valued and needed on the Cy-Fair Volunteer Team wherever you serve and whatever you do. VIPS (Volunteers in Public Schools) in Cy-Fair ISD center the attention of their service on supporting students and staff and making a significant contribution to the education of children. These dedicated individuals, who give freely of their time and resources, impact the academic and personal development of Cy-Fair ISD students. Cypress-Fairbanks ISD is fortunate to be able to draw from a diversity of skills and knowledge in its community. If you are interested in being involved at Cy-Fair schools as a volunteer and making a difference, or would like more information, please contact Pam Scott, Partners in Education Director at 281-894-3950.

FEBRUARY 2012 UPCOMING EVENTS

FEBRUARY 7........................................Galveston Bay Training 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Berry Center Open to all CFISD school staff, volunteers, and parents. Learn how to present a TEKS based science lesson to 4th grade students at your school. Students will learn about the importance of our bay and waterways and what measures can be taken to protect this life-giving estuary. FEBRUARY 7.............................PIE Student Mentor Training 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Berry Center Training for individuals committed to serve as a role model and friend to CFISD students. District approved mentors meet with students weekly during school hours on s c hool campuses. Along with this two hour training, an application and criminal background check are required. FEBRUARY 9........................................VIPS General Meeting 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Berry Center Open to all CFISD volunteers, parents, staff and community (Continued on Page 45)

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"Teamwork Is Key" - (Continued from Page 44) members. Get the latest information on CFISD volunteering and learn through networking! FEBRUARY 15........................... VIPS Sooper Puppy Training 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Berry Center Sooper Puppy is a first grade class series dealing with age appropriate life lessons, facing dilemmas and arriving at solutions by making good choices. FEBRUARY 16..................................VIPS TAG Team Meeting 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Berry Center Informational meeting for individuals who are interested in working directly with students to help them reach their full academic potential. FEBRUARY 23........................................Multicultural Meetin 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Berry Center Open to all CFISD school staff, volunteers, parents and community members. The purpose of the CFISD Multicultural Committee is to raise the level of cultural understanding and respect by sharing information with the CFISD community to encourage cultural sensitivity and parental involvement to strengthen student success. How to register for training: With the exception of Hearing and Vision Certification, register for training by emailing the PIE office at vipsrsvp@cfisd.net. Provide your name and the name and date of the training you wish to attend. Registration is required to guarantee a seat and training materials. Adults only please. Cypress Birthday Party Headquarters Hours Closed     Monday     Tues  &  Weds     Private  Par8es   6:00pm      to      9:00pm   Thursday   6:00pm      to  10:00pm   Friday   11:00am  to  10:00pm   Saturday   2:00pm      to      6:00pm   Sunday  

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School News

Mustangs At Nights End 2012 Cordially invites you to the

Stetsons & Stilettos Gala Dinner, Dance, & Auction Saturday, February 11, 2012 7 p.m. at

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CYPRESS RANCH ATHLETIC BOOSTER CLUB would like to announce the following meetings:

FEBRUARY 6TH @ 7:00 PM in the Cypress Ranch High School Commons - general meeting (parent start-up meetings for boys and girls track and baseball will follow the general meeting) MARCH 5TH @ 7:00 pm in the Cypress Ranch High School Commons - general meeting For more information see the CRABC wesite at www. cypressranchathletics.com

CY-WOODS KEY CLUB Key Club is a high school service organization that frequently volunteers to better the community. Last month they CyWoods key club volunteered with the Houston Food Bank. Members assisted with things like sorting food, packaging food, and making boxes of food. Key Club also helps with events like working at Middle School concession stands during the football games, allowing the parents to watch their children in the game. Another popular event that we love to volunteer at during this time of year is church and school Fall Festivals. If you know of any event that needs volunteers, the Cy-Woods Key Club would love to help! Contact us at cywoodskeyclub@ gmail.com

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From time to time the United States Postal System (USPS) may incorrectly deliver mail pieces. If you receive a neighbor’s mail piece please drop it in the outgoing mailbox so USPS can correctly redeliver it. Please be considerate of your neighbors. “No act of Kindness no matter how small is ever wasted” -Aesop If you are experiencing issues with your mail items please call the Post Office at 281-373-9125.

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SHOW OFF YOUR SUPERHERO Parents this is your chance to brag on your kiddos. We want pictures of your kids doing everyday things, school events, plays, sports, etc. Send in your pictures to be featured in the Fairfield Gazette. E-mail your pictures to Fairfield@peelinc.com by the 9th of the month.

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Valid at Houston Premium Outlets only. Coupon is not valid with any other offer. One coupon per customer per visit. No cash value. Nestlé®, Toll House®, Nestlé Makes the Very Best™, Nescafé® and the associated label designs are trademarks of Societe des Produits Nestlé® S.A. used by Crest foods, Inc. dba Nestlé Toll House Café with permission. ©2010 All rights reserved.

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News You Can Use

Attention KIDS: Send Us Your Masterpiece! Color the drawing below and mail the finished artwork to us at: Peel, Inc. - Kids Club 308 Meadowlark St Lakeway, TX 78734-4717 We will select the top few and post their artwork online at www.PEELinc.com. DUE: February 29th

Be sure to include the following so we can let you know! Name: _________________________________________ (first name, last initial)

Age:__________ Email Address: __________________________________ [This information will only be used to notify you or your parents if your artwork was selected.]

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• Special Emphasis on Cosmetic Veneers & Metal Free Restorations • Oral Surgeon on Staff • Modern state-of-the-art equipment • Exceptional dental care for the entire family • 6 Month Smiles-Adult Cosmetic Orthodontic • Sedation available to make your visit more relaxing

281-256-6866 www.lorilogandds.com

Located 1 Block South of 290 on Barker Cypress

• A Spa-like Experience; Enjoy complimentary refreshments and paraffin treatments in our spa surroundings • Complimentary Second Opinions

Treat yourself to a comfortable & relaxing dental experience. Copyright © 2012 Peel, Inc.

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Listing Your Home For Sale In Fairfield? Call Dawn today to set up a Confidential Interview Flexible Commission Plans Offered and We provide a Free Market Analysis of your Home

281-304-9500 | 281-731-7399

www.DawnFore.com

DAWN FORE

Shop Online! Virtual Tours, Floorplans & Testimonials.

Broker/Owner

Dawn Fore's Fairfield Market Report Neighborhood

3RD Quarter Results Sold $ per SqFt DOM

20323 Fairfield Park Way, 4/2.5/2, 2152 SqFt, $147,900

16419 W Yellow Bud, 3/2.5/2, 2330 SqFt, $163,500

14806 Whispy Green, 4/3.5/2, 2876 SqFt, $219,900

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21518 Pebble Pine Court 4/2/2 1982 SqFt. $150,000

RE/MAX Lakeland

16414 Crimson Flower, 3/2/2, 2126 SqFt, $162,900

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22018 Silver Blueberry Trail, 4/3.5/2 3198 SqFt, $269,900

15434 Woodland Orchard Ln. 4/2.5/2 2065 SqFt. $150,000

20110 Fairfield Trace 3/2/2 2362 SqFt. $175,000

Autumn Park

1

$67.31

Bluebonnet Glen

0

$0

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Baker's Ridge

3

$62.85

79

Chappell Ridge

6

$70.45

75

Cottage Glen

1

$90.63

106

The Estates

1

$84.04

19

Garden Grove

7

$70.39

59

Glen

3

$73.71

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Inwood Glen

5

$69.38

61

Inwood Park

12

$61.94

85

Lake Crest

2

$78.59

55

Lakes/Lake Point

7

$74.13

103

Crossing/Landing/Reserve

3

$65.61

40

Meadows/Park/Retreat

12

$69.55

83

Oaks/Trails

4

$70.04

90

Pines

0

$0

0

Summer Ridge

3

$71.13

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These numbers for resale homes were obtained from the Houston Multiple Listing Service. While we have no reason to doubt the accuracy of this information, we cannot guarantee it. This is not a solicitation of currently listed properties.

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