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ARTICLE INFO The Lakeway Voice is mailed monthly to all Lakeway residents. Residents, community groups, churches, etc. are welcome to include 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 The Lakeway Voice please email it to lakeway@peelinc.com. The deadline is the 15th of the month prior to the issue.

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Lake Travis ISD....................................................512-533-6000 Lake Travis High School.......................................512-533-6100 Lake Travis Middle School...................................512-533-6200 Lake Travis Elementary.........................................512-533-6300 Hudson Bend Middle School...............................512-533-6400 Lake Pointe Elementary........................................512-533-6500 Lakeway Elementary............................................512-533-6350 Serene Hills Elementary.......................................512-533-7400 Bee Cave Elementary............................................512-533-6250

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Travis County WCID # 17...................................512-266-1111 Lakeway MUD....................................................512-261-6222 Hurst Creek MUD...............................................512-261-6281 Austin Energy ......................................................512-322-9100 Pedernales Electric................................................888-554-4732 Texas Gas Service Custom Service..............................................1-800-700-2443 Emergencies......................................................512-370-8609 Call Before You Dig..........................................512-472-2822 AT&T New Service...................................................1-800-464-7928 Repair............................................................1-800-246-8464 Billing............................................................1-800-858-7928 Time Warner Cable Customer Service..............................................512-485-5555 Repairs.............................................................512-485-5080 IESI (Trash & Recycle).........................................512-282-3508 Austin/Travis County Hazardous Waste...............512-974-4343

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Table of Contents The Lakeway Voice is a private publication published by Peel, Inc. It is not sanctioned by any homeowners association or organization, nor is it subject to the approval of any homeowners association or organization, nor is it intended, nor implied to replace any publication that may be published by or on behalf of any homeowners association or organization. At no time will any source be allowed to use the Lakeway Voice contents, or loan said contents, to others in anyway, shape or form, nor in any media, website, print, film, e-mail, electrostatic copy, fax, or etc. for the purpose of solicitation, commercial use, or any use for profit, political campaigns, or other self amplification, under penalty of law without written or expressed permission from Peel, Inc. The information in the newsletter is exclusively for the private use of Peel, Inc.

DISCLAIMER: Articles and ads in this newsletter express the opinions of their authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Peel, Inc. or its employees. Peel, Inc. is not responsible for the accuracy of any facts stated in articles submitted by others. The publisher also assumes no responsibility for the advertising content with this publication. All warranties and representations made in the advertising content are solely that of the advertiser and any such claims regarding its content should be taken up with the advertiser. * The publisher assumes no liability with regard to its advertisers for misprints or failure to place advertising in this publication except for the actual cost of such advertising. * Although every effort is taken to avoid mistakes and/or misprints, the publisher assumes no responsibility for any errors of information or typographical mistakes, except as limited to the cost of advertising as stated above or in the case of misinformation, a printed retraction/correction. * Under no circumstances shall the publisher be held liable for incidental or consequential damages, inconvenience, loss of business or services, or any other liabilities from failure to publish, or from failure to publish in a timely manner, except as limited to liabilities stated above.

AROUND LAKEWAY

5 - Lakeway Regional Medical Center Hospital Update 6 - 2012 Dancing with the Stars 8 - TexARTS "Legally Blonde" 9 - The Beat Goes On In Lakeway 10 - Lakeway Ladies Golf Association 12 - Library Offers High School Summer Reading Groups 13 - Lakeway City Hall Art Gallery 14 - Lakeway Men's Breakfast Club 14 - Lakeway/Hills Solo's Activities 15 - Summer Activities - Now Showing 15 - Bee Cave/Lakeway Mamas 16 - HealthSource Chiropractic Donating to Colin's Hope 18 - LCPAAA Beat

SCHOOL NEWS

20 - Lake Travis ISD Calendar 21 - Back to School Checklist 22 - LTEF's 10th Annual Charity Golf Tournament "Fore" The Kids

SPORTS NEWS

24 - Lake Travis High School 2012 Football Schedule

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26 - American Association of University Women 27 - Lake Travis Crisis Ministries Golf Tournament Registration 28 - Recipe of the Month 29 - The Good Cookie Soiree 30 - Pruning Guidelines for Prevention of Oak Wilt 31 - Water Conservation Reminder

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Lakeway Regional Medical Center Hospital Update Since opening this past April, Lakeway Regional Medical Center (LRMC) has hit many milestones in becoming a world class destination hospital. Form its first patient experience at approximately 10:30 AM on April 16th, their great nursing team has been providing exceptional care, causing the first ripple of LRMC becoming a beacon of quality. Thus far, the hospital has: • Served over 1,200 community members in the emergency room • Captured over 1,000 radiology images • Performed over 150 surgical cases, including multiple catherterizations and 5 open heart surgeries • Delivered over 20 babies into the Lake Travis Community • Received over 300 applications from physician the medical staff In each case, we are reminded that having healthcare close to home is prevalent to everyone in different ways. With every new day, the team of board certified physicians, nurses and all other staff realize new potential opportunities of growing into Austin’s premier hospital. Lakeway Regional Plaza (new office building), expected to open in September, will bring us closer to that realization as a well-rounded group of primary care and specialty physicians take a more permanent and visible presence on the medical campus.

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The Lake Travis Community Library is excited to announce that they will hold their 3rd annual Dancing with the Stars! gala fundraiser on Sunday, October 7, 2012 from 6pm– 10pm at the beautiful Starlight Terrace at The OASIS on Lake Travis. See your favorite Lake Travis area celebrities compete for the prized disco ball trophy. LT’s newest celebrity, Dr. Brad Lancaster, LTISD Superintendent has agreed to lend his talents to raise funds for the new library building. The stellar cast also includes, LT Fire and Rescue Chief, Jim Linardos; LT Chamber of Commerce Event & Membership Director, Mallory Voorheis and her partner Jose Garcia, chamber member and local business owner of Cabeza Advertising; LTHS Assistant Band Director Lance Brightwell and his wife Hannah, instructor at Alisa’s Dance Studio. Of course, Dottie Stevenson of Lakeway’s “Dottie’s Follies” and the Women’s Club of Greater Lakeway will dance for the third year and defend her 2011 first place title. The library will announce additional dancers and celebrity judges in the coming weeks. Seating is limited. For ticket and sponsorship information go to http://www.laketravislibrary.org/gala.htm.

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Around Lakeway OMG! Like TexARTS’ “Legally Blonde” Was A Total HIT! Where have those lazy days of summer gone? Well, they certainly never existed for the 40 students enrolled in TexARTS’ Musical Theatre Intensive. Working at a pace equal to any professional theatre company, the MTI students rehearsed, staged and performed their version of the Broadway smash, “Legally Blonde” all in just three weeks. Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the popular Reese Witherspoon film, “Legally Blonde” tells the tale of sorority star Elle Woods. When dumped by her boyfriend for someone more “serious,” Elle puts down the credit card, hits the books and hatches a plan to win back her beau by enrolling in Harvard Law. Along the way, Elle proves that being true to oneself never goes out of style. TexARTS instructor and Broadway veteran Keenah Armitage directed this uplifting, feel good production that combined all the original wit with a catchy pop score and energetic dance numbers. As an added bonus, the MTI student cast was able to gain additional insight to the show by taking master classes with guest teaching artist Jason Gilmore. Gilmore, a professional actor, starred in the original Broadway cast of “Legally Blonde.” Kalie Naftzger, a 15-year old TexARTS student, landed the lead role of Elle. “Elle Woods is a dream role for me,” said Naftzger. “The intensive was challenging and yet a great learning experience. The instructors were wonderful and helped push me to fully embrace my role. This was my sixth summer intensive at TexARTS and I can’t wait for next year.” If you missed the sold out run of “Legally Blonde,” be sure to attend the TexARTS’ open house, “A Taste of TexARTS,” on August 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There you can meet the instructors and the cast, take a free dance class and enjoy some selected musical numbers from “Legally Blonde.” TexARTS is a non-profit organization that also offers year-round classes in acting, voice, ballet and dance as well as completely staged youth and professional productions. TexARTS’ mission is to cultivate a thriving arts community by exposing all people to the visual and performing arts. For more information on A Taste of TexARTS or to register for TexARTS’ upcoming fall classes, visit www.tex-arts.org or call 512-852-9079. TexARTS is located in Lakeway at 2300 Lohman’s Spur, Suite 160.

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What better way to beat the heat than to dance or listen to big band music of the Sinatra era in Lakeway on Monday, August 13. The City of Lakeway’s monthly Big Band Bash continues to be the best dance in Central Texas. On the second Monday of each month, from 8 to 10 pm, the Big Band Bash takes place at the Lakeway Activity Center, 105 Cross Creek, telephone. 261-1010. This free monthly event (donations to the band will be encouraged) offers a large dance floor, with plenty of tables. You may bring your own refreshments, if desired, as none are provided. There are no reservations—doors will open at 7:30 p.m. Well known singers (and Lakeway residents), David Cummings and Lisa Clark, are featured with The Republic of Texas Band. It is a 17- piece band, conducted by Kent Dugan. This band consistently appeals to dancers of many generations. Expect to hear a wide variety of favorite tunes with fresh arrangements. Get your dancing shoes polished, dress up a bit (not formal), and come out to dance and listen to some really great music. Anyone who has attended will tell you this monthly event shows why living in Lakeway is so much fun.

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Around Lakeway LAKEWAY LADIES GOLF ASSOCIATION - LAKEWAY COUNTRY CLUB

9 HOLERS JUNE 6TH – ACE OF THE MONTH (LIVE OAK) – KAY BECK *ACE*

First Flight 1st Place – Julia Youngblood 2nd Place – Judy Donohue 3rd Place – Lorin Buchhorn Second Flight 1st Place – Barbara Roberts 2nd Place – Karen Vaughan 3rd Place – Pam Smith Third Flight 1st Place – Nancy Gregor 2nd Place – Carol Smith 3rd Place – Margaret Myers 50 & Under Kay Beck - 47 55 & Under: Sandy Walsh – 55, Judy Donohue – 55, Julia Youngblood - 51 Birdies: Kay Beck - #13 Chip-Ins: Nancy Gregor - #13 Low Putts: Kay Beck, Nancy Gregor, Julia Youngblood, Carol Smith – all 15 JUNE 13TH – 4 PLAYER BEST BALL (YAUPON) 1st Place – Sandy Walsh, Vivian Craft, Robin Hargadon, Gail Bowman - 27 2nd Place – Lenora Hyche, Victoria Matheny, Karen Vaughan, Trish Woodburn - 29 3rd Place – Cheryl Whaling, Lorin Buchhorn, Beverly Burmeier, Margaret Myers- 29

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50 & Under Kay Beck – 48, Cheryl Whaling - 49 55 & Under: Maureen Powell – 52, Barbara Roberts – 54, Vivian Craft – 54, Sandy Walsh – 55, Karen Vaughan – 52, Lenora Hyche - 52 Chip-Ins: Trish Woodburn - #15 Low Putts: Sandy Walsh - 14 JUNE 20TH – LLGA LADIES SCRAMBLE 9 AND 18 HOLERS (YAUPON) 1st Place – Maxie Scott, Billie Lynn Ratliff, Colleen Devere, Mary Barnes - 73 2nd Place – Marsha Kish, Lenora Hyche, Carol Smith, Sandy Nees – 75 3rd Place – Patti Lasswell, Barbara Roberts, Robin Hargadon, Mary Conley – 76 Closest to the Pin - #3 Diane Gorsha, #7 Maria Baker, #13 Cheryl Whaling, #15 Cathy Shoemaker Closest to the Line - #10 Carol Novak JUNE 27TH – INDIVIDUAL PLAY (YAUPON) First Flight 1st Place – Nancy Paquin 2nd Place – Kay Beck 3rd Place – Sandy Walsh Second Flight 1st Place – Carol Bosse 2nd Place – Nancy Gregor 3rd Place – Beck Lanier Third Flight 1st Place – Wendy Severance 2nd Place – Diane Gorsha 3rd Place – Carol Smith 50 & Under Nancy Paquin – 49, Kay Beck – 48, Sandy Walsh - 50 55 & Under: Carol Bosse - 52 Chip-Ins: Sandy Walsh - #10 Low Putts: Carol Bosse - 14 Submitted by, Robin Hargadon, Secretary

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18 HOLERS JUNE 20: LLGA LADIES’ SCRAMBLE,YAUPON Many, many thanks to Rita Hietpas and Margaret Meyers for your hard work planning this lovely tournament. And again, many thanks to Larry Bishop for your continuing support of our organization. We appreciate you! 1st Place: Scott, Ratliff, Devere, Barnes 73 2nd Place: Kish, Hyche, C. Smith, Nees 75 3rd Place: Lasswell, Roberts, Hargadon. Conley 76 CTPs: D. Gorsha, M. Baker, C. Whaling, C. Shoemaker Closest to the Line: C. Novak July 11: Ace of the Month, Live Oak Ace of the Month is Cathy Shoemaker, 68 1st Flight: 1st Place: Carolyn Henry, 74 2nd Place: CiCi Ely, 76 2nd Flight: 1st Place: Rita Hietpas, 68 2nd Place: Karina Williams, 75 3rd Flight: 1st Place: Jane Froeschle, 73 2nd Place: Karla Castriotta, 81 Low Putts: Cathy Shoemaker, 28 Chip Ins: #4 Karla Castriotta, #9 Mary Conley & Patti Lasswell, #16 Jane Froeschle Submitted By: Paula Crawley, Publicity Chair

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Library Offers High School Summer Reading Discussion Groups

Do you know any Lake Travis High School students who need help with required summer reading books? Visit Lake Travis Community Library for special discussion groups! The library will hold five summer reading discussion groups for incoming Lake Travis High School students in August: Monday, August 6 at 4 p.m. - 9th Grade Pre-AP English I - To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee and Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck Tuesday, August 7 at 4 p.m. - 10th Grade Pre-AP English II The Life of Pi by Yann Martel and Oedipus the King by Sophocles Monday, August 13 at 12 p.m. - 10th Grade AP World History - The Forgotten Soldier by Guy Sajer Tuesday, August 14 at 12 p.m. - 9th Grade Pre-AP World Geography - Seven Years in Tibet by Heinrich Harrer Wednesday, August 15 at 12 p.m. - 9th Grade Pre-AP English I - To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee and Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck Incoming 10th grade student Yen Chen Wee said that he would have benefitted from the discussion group. “In middle school I was able to speed read through most of the

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books, but in high school, teachers want you to not only see what’s on the surface, but to also read in between the lines,” said Wee. “A discussion group would help because you can see how others interpret the book to make sure you don’t miss anything important.” At the study groups, students will discuss the books, talk about annotations, practice class discussions, and get advice from former students. Upperclassmen at Lake Travis High School have volunteered to attend the discussions to help prepare younger students. Incoming 10th grade student Anna Dolliver plans to attend the discussions. “At my old school, when we discussed books in class, that usually led to higher understanding and we went more in depth than we would have reading it by ourselves,” said Dolliver. “The discussion groups at the library will be helpful because students can hear different opinions from other students.” As always, please contact the library for more information about any of these events at (512) 263-2885 or www.laketravislibrary.org. We look forward to seeing you at the library! Submitted by Lake Travis Community Library Director Morgan McMillian

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Paintings by Joan Lawson July 31 to September 11

Beginning July 31, 2012 to September 11, 2012 , paintings by Joan Lawson will be on display at the Lakeway City Hall Art Gallery.  The exhibit may be viewed during regular City Hall office hours Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  The Art Gallery is located off the lobby of City Hall at 1102 Lohmans Crossing. Joan Lawson’s paintings are vibrantly alive with movement and texture.  She finds inspiration in the natural beauty and light of the Texas Hill Country, as well as her travels in the United States and abroad. Her style ranges from realism to nonrepresentational, depending on how the subject renders itself at the time.  She enjoys painting her beautiful surroundings, but also likes to express in abstract and figurative form her interpretation of dreams and visions.  “I express my relationship to the Universe through my art.” Joan has been painting all of her life, starting out using oils and watercolors.  But now she enjoys the flexibility of acrylics and collage to achieve texture and depth in her work.  In her exhibit at Lakeway City Hall, she will be showing her latest works in her “Dreamscape” series.  She uses vibrant oranges, reds and golds applied with a palette knife and large brushes to capture the emotion and mood of each piece.       Joan paints and gives lessons in her home studio.  She has a BA in studio art from Oklahoma City University, and has studied painting with well-known artists in the U.S. and France.  She is a founding member and current board member of the Creative Arts Society in Austin.  Her paintings are in private and corporate collections in the U.S. and abroad.  She currently shows her works in local galleries and exhibitions, including a recent show at Dougherty Arts Center. Her work is currently on display at Cypress Grill, Corridor of Art, and Amplify Credit Union.  Her work can also be seen in her studio at 7744 El Dorado Drive and on the web at www. joanlawson.com.

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August 2012

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Wednesday, August 1st

Lunch Bunch at "The Blue Dahlia" (by Breeds) Call Pat Jacobsen at 261-4533. Carpool from LAC at 11:30. Gas Est. $1.

Monday, August 13

Mah Jong at the Wine Trader at 6:30.

Friday, August 17

Game Night - Call Jo Kirk at 261-7703 for "PAO's" at 5:15 or Diane Hafley at 494-5413 for "Flint Rock" at 5 p.m. If you wish to play dominoes, please call Diane even if you do not wish to dine out.

Saturday, August 18

Carpool from LAC at 10 a.m. Travel back in time to Blanco to the "Buggy Barn Museum" where Hollywood directors used these authentic buggies in many western movies including Lonesome Dove and True Grit. We can take a ride in our favorite buggy -- maybe the jailhouse buggy, but not the hearse buggy! We'll lunch at the famous bowling alley. It's Market Day, so you can shop for a unique prize of your choice. Return at approximately 4 p.m. Call Ann Garrett at 261-5175. Gas Est. $7. P/P.

Wednesday, August 22

Dining out at "J-5 Steakhouse." Call Marjorie Matson at 261-6524 for reservations. Carpool from LAC at 5 p.m. Gas Est. $4.

Sunday, August 26

Meetings at the Lakeway Activity Center - Available to Men Residing in the Greater Lakeway Area $1 Continental Breakfast at 7:00 am. Speaker at 8:00 am. No reservations necessary No membership required FOR INFORMATION CALL Tom Cain - 363-5793 e-mail: speakers@thomasgcain.com

The Georgetown theater for "A Chorus Line." Must have your reservation by August 11. Send check of $22 to Anita Fisher, 303 Copperleaf Rd., Lakeway TX 78734. Carpool from LAC at 12:30. Dinner after at "The Wildfire." Gas Est. $7.

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1. Our Fall Social on September 7 will have a theme of "Show and Tell." Bring some treasure you have to show and tell us about it -- some family treasure or something you are particularly proud of that has a good story about it. Send check of $13 to Anita Fisher, 303 Copperleaf Rd., Lakeway TX 78734. Your check is your reservation. No later than September 1. 5:30 p.m. BYOB - Show and Tell is optional. Call Ruth Shipley at 261-5551 to participate. 2. September 12-15 - Come with us to cool off at the famous Port Royal Ocean resort in Port Aransas, TX. Accomodations and travel costs approximately $200 P/P. Call Ann Garrett at 261-5175 by August 10 for information. Volunteers are needed to drive local residents to doctor's appointments. Call Priscilla Bangs at 261-0038 for information.

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This a fun, supportive group of mamas who get together and meet at local parks, playdates, coffee, lunch, field trips, and more! Membership is currently open to all those residing in the LTISD area. This group is open to moms with small children ; infants/ waddlers/ toddlers/ and preschoolers.  Visit us at www.meetup.com/ Bee-Cave-Lakeway-mom-meetup.

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Around Lakeway

HealthSource Chiropractic and Progress Rehab Plans to Donate to Colin’s Hope

Gr a n d Op e n i n g w i l l i n c l u d e C o l i n’s Ho p e Wa t e r Safety Bingo, free food, gifts, and other incredible prizes Representatives from “Colin’s Hope” will serve as guests of honor during a Grand Opening celebration on August 11, 2012 at HealthSource Chiropractic and Progressive Rehab™. This event will help raise funding for the organizations’ water safety and drowning prevention programs, and will include a “meet and greet” with Colin’s Hope volunteers who will be playing water safety bingo and passing out water safety packets. The event is open to the public, and everyone who attends will receive (1) free drawing ticket for a chance to win a great prizes from an assortment of local business. Additional drawing tickets will be available for purchase (5 for $5), and all proceeds will benefit the organization. HealthSource Dr. Huffman, D.C. said he is a huge supporter of the local nonprofit and thought it was important to provide an opportunity for everyone in the community to say thanks. “Colin’s Hope has done such an incredible job at keeping our children safe through their water safety awareness campaign and community programs,” Dr. Huffman said. “We thought what better way to say thanks then by raising money that will help enable them to continue their work to prevent our young children from drowning.”

“We are so pleased to partner with HealthSource Chiropractic and Progressive Rehab, says Alissa Magrum, Executive Director of Colin’s Hope. “Drowning is the number 1 cause of accidental death for children under five and the number 2 cause for children ages 1-14.  Here in Central Texas we have already seen more than 18 children drown or nearly drown this year. Our mission is to raise water safety awareness to prevent children from drowning. Through partnerships like these, we are able to get our water safety messages out into the community. Simple things like constant visual supervision, learning to swim, wearing life jackets and ensuring multiple barriers to water can be layers of protection to prevent drowning. Drowning is preventable.” About HealthSource Chiropractic and Progressive Rehab™ HealthSource Chiropractic and Progressive Rehab™ specializes in providing a unique combination of chiropractic and rehabilitative care to relieve patients of their pain, and help keep them pain-free for years to come. By utilizing a natural and painless approach, HealthSource not only focuses on back pain, neck pain, headache, sciatica, and other common concerns, but also on prevention, wellness and nutrition. For more information on HealthSource go to: www. healthsourceofaustinwestlake.com. For more information on Colin’s Hope go to www.colinshope.org

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LCPAAA Beat

The Lakeway Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association (LCPAAA) celebrated with the 2012 graduates of the Citizens Police Academy on June 6th for the certificate presentation and party. Lieutenant Ken Farr of the Lakeway Police Department and Dean of the Citizens Police Academy, Officer Eric Barto hosted the bestowal of diplomas at the Lakeway Activity Center. The program takes a major commitment on the part of each graduate to 72-hours of instruction designed to give the public a working knowledge of law enforcement and the Lakeway Police Departmentís policies and operational practices. The LCPAAA is a non-profit organization composed of academy graduates. While the Lakeway Police Department has been conducting yearly Citizen Police Academies since 2004, the alumni association was founded in 2009. The charter of the LCPAAA is to assist in education of the community related to the LPD and serve when requested on community projects. In June, the LCPAAA invited speakers from the Lake Travis Fire and Rescue and the LCRA to make presentations at the Lakeway Municipal Court about coping with the “Long Hot Texas Summer”. Bob Rose, Chief Meteorologist for LCRA, summarized the weather pattern we have been experiencing for the last couple years and renewed our hope things will change. Also speaking from LCRA was Nora Mullarkey, Supervisor on Water Conservation and Assistant Chief of LTFR, John Durham, who educated us on drought and wildfire awareness. Members of LCPAAA are gearing up for Park Patrol. Soon you will see members patrolling the Lakeway greenbelt paths with a radio to offer assistance and contact police in emergencies. Training is open to Citizen Police Academy graduates. Contact Officer Eric Barto at the LPD or LCPAAA president, Sharon Brashear. For the past two years LCPAAA has also assisted at the Lakeway Public Safety Day. This community event brings together emergency service personnel from across Travis County. An exciting day where you can meet bomb sniffing dogs, see robots, talk to the LPD Auto Theft taskforce and see close up emergency helicopters from all county services. A very educational event, it also offers entertainment, food and an opportunity for kids to meet and talk to real heroes in person. This year the event is scheduled for Saturday, September 15, 2012 watch the local newspaper and other venues for more details. Meetings for LCPAAA are held every other month and address a topic of interest to the community. The next meeting will be August 16th at the Lakeway Municipal Court at 7PM, the public is invited. For information on LCPAAA go to the website www.lakewaycpaalumni.org. For information on attending the Citizens Police Academy email Officer Eric Barto, Community Projects Coordinator: ericbarto@lakeway-tx.gov

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Back To School Checklist

Ensuring a Healthy Return to the Classroom Begins at Home * * * * *

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As a parent, there’s no doubt that back-to-school season requires a lot of effort to get your kids all set for the challenges of the classroom. But it’s also an important time to consider your child’s health, says Daniel Howard, M.D., a pediatrician with The Austin Diagnostic Clinic (ADC). “From making sure all of the proper vaccinations have been administered on schedule, to getting their kids back on ‘school year’ sleep schedules, health is obviously a huge consideration for parents with school-age children,” Dr. Howard says. • Vaccinations 101. Children should receive a variety of vaccinations and booster shots to prevent them from getting many serious and highly contagious diseases. • Hearing and vision tests. Consider getting your child’s hearing and vision tested before they begin school to prevent learning challenges in the classroom. • Health information. Parents should be prepared to provide schools with a list of emergency contact information that includes telephone numbers for parents, close family, pediatrician, and dentist. • Diet and sleep. Healthy eating is a critical part of a child’s physical and mental development and can help curb the risk of childhood obesity. Sleep is also essential—kids should get between eight to 11 hours per day, depending on their age. Daniel Howard, M.D., is a pediatrician for The Austin Diagnostic Clinic, a multi-specialty clinic with physicians representing 21medical specialties at more than six locations throughout Austin and Central Texas. Dr. Howard sees patients at the ADC Cedar Bend, at 2400 Cedar Bend Drive. For more information, visit www.adclinic.com or call 512-901-4016. To download an electronic version of this release, please visit www. delaune.com/ADC

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School News

LTEF’S 10TH ANNUAL TOURNAMENT TO RAISE FUNDS “FORE” THE KIDS

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“Fore” the Kids, the Lake Travis Education Foundation’s 10th annual Golf Tournament, will be held Monday, September 17th on The Hills Country Club’s Signature Course.  This 4-Player Scramble  begins with a 9 am Shotgun Start, and includes breakfast, lunch and awards reception, plus special contests and giveaways.  Proceeds benefit the students and teachers of the Lake Travis ISD.  To date, LTEF has funded more than $2.8 million in grants and scholarships, and your support through events such as this tournament make future funding possible. Sponsorship benefits and player registration now available at http://www. laketraviseducationfoundation.org/golf.htm.  This event historically sells out in advance, so sign up today.  If you’re going to play golf, why not play “Fore” the Kids?

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DROWNING IS PREVENTABLE WATER SAFETY TIPS AT

WWW.COLINSHOPE.ORG 2012

Colin’s Hope Upcoming Events

August 30: Colin’s Hope Got2Swim Lake Austin September 16: Colin’s Hope Kids Triathlon

Volunteer - Donate WWW.COLINSHOPE.ORG

Thank you to all of the volunteers and community partners who gave of their time, resources and talent this summer to help us raise water safety awareness to prevent children from drowning. We have made such an incredible difference! As the summer comes to an end, please continue to keep your children safe in and around the water. Put multiple layers of protection into place to prevent children from drowning. Drowning is Preventable.

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LEARN CPR

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Sports News

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8/24   Vandegrift - Scrimmage Vandegrift TBA 8/31   Converse Judson Judson 7:30pm 9/7   New Braunfels Canyon Lake Travis 7:30pm 9/14   Round Rock Westwood RRISD Palace 7:30pm 9/21   A&M Consolidated (LT Youth Football/Cheer Night) Lake Travis 7:30pm 9/28   *Austin High (Homecoming) Lake Travis 7:30pm 10/5   *Austin Bowie Lake Travis 7:30pm 10/12   *Austin Akins (Band/Cavalette Recognition Night) Lake Travis 7:30pm 10/19   *Austin Anderson House Park Stadium 7:30pm 10/26   *Del Valle (Football/Cheer/Trainers Recognition Night) Lake Travis 7:30pm 11/2   *Westlake Westlake 7:30pm 11/9   BYE     [Dates/Times are subject to change]

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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 Lakeway Voice. E-mail your pictures to Lakeway@peelinc.com by the 15th of the month (prior to the issue).

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News You Can Use American Association of University Women Submitted by Diane Brewer, Membership VP

The American Association of University Women is a group of degreed individuals which works to ensure that opportunities and access of all kinds remain available to women and girls throughout the country and across the globe. Most people are aware that Title IX transformed athletics across the academic spectrum.  Today, largely due to the efforts of groups like the AAUW, more and more women are also receiving equal pay for equal work, achieving the highest positions in business, and are also reaching pinnacle positions in government.  Due to AAUW, deserving academic researchers are rewarded for their achievements with annual fellowships. The Austin branch of AAUW is in the middle of its annual membership drive.     The organization does not advertise, so it is important that people learn of this group and the indelible effect it can have on the lives of women.  In Austin, AAUW volunteers work in GirlsStart and Mindspring, groups reaching out to girls who need a hand up;   they

support non-profits like Ten Thousand Villages on South Congress, which markets the handmade goods of women in Third World Countries.  Others are out in the community registering voters or working at voting sites.  Membership VP Diane Brewer says that the dues of $75  are divided among the national, state, and local levels of AAUW, and due to the work of the association, all but $3 is tax deductible.  For more information, go to: http://austin-tx.aauw.net Service is only part of the story, however.  Interest and study groups pervade the organization offering everything from a common love of reading, stitchery, and art appreciation,  to bridge, mah jongg, theatre, and dining.   If you would like to explore the organization further, come to the AAUW-Austin Summer Social, located at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd’s   parish hall, Exposition Blvd. @ Windsor Drive on Sunday afternoon, August 19th, at 3 pm.  There will be a raffle, food, beverages, and lots of information.  Come and see!

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Lake Travis Crisis Ministries* 9TH ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT AND DINNER BENEFITTING

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Barton Creek Lakeside Golf Club SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2012

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News You Can Use Oven Baked Tilapia with Leek Cilantro Salad by The Four Points Foodie

This is just a yummy dish!   Oven baked tilapia is a good staple.  I breaded mine with panko for a really light and crunchy texture.  But what sets this recipe apart is the leek and cilantro salad on top.   Served over a bed of jasmine rice, this is the perfect summertime meal.

TILAPIA & RICE Ingredients: • Jasmine Rice, cooked per the package to serve 4 • 4 Tilapia fillets, rinsed and dried • 2 T olive oil • 12 oz panko bread crumbs • salt and pepper Directions:  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.   Prepare Jasmine Rice per the package to make 4 servings.   Rinse and dry tilapia fillets and rub each one with olive oil.   Dredge through the panko break crumbs, pushing with your fingers so it sticks.   Add a little extra olive oil onto your pan and place the breaded tilapia on it.   Season with salt and pepper and bake in the oven for about 20 minutes or until done.

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LEEK AND CILANTRO SALAD Ingredients: • 2 leeks, green tops discarded, sliced in half, rinsed and patted dry • 2 bunches cilantro, rinsed and dried • 2 T rice vinegar • 1 T butter • 2 T olive oil • Salt and Pepper Directions:  Chop off the green tops of the leeks and slice in half, which makes cleaning easier.   Remove all sand and pat dry.   Slice the leeks and add to a saute pan with the 1 T of butter.   Saute until tender, remove from heat and cool.   Meanwhile, pick the clean cilantro leaves off the stems and add to a bowl.   Add the cooled sauted leeks, rice vinegar, olive oil and season to taste with salt and pepper. To assemble: Start with a bed of jasmine rice, then the baked tilapia and topped with the delicious leek and cilantro salad.   Serves 4.

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News You Can Use

Pruning Guidelines

for Prevention of Oak Wilt in Texas

Oak wilt, caused by the fungus Ceratocystis fagacearum, is the most destructive disease affecting live oaks and red oaks in Central Texas. Most of the tree mortality results from treeto-tree spread of the pathogen through interconnected or grafted root systems, once an oak wilt center becomes established. New infection centers begin when beetles carry oak wilt fungal spores from infected red oaks to fresh, open wounds on healthy oaks. Wounds include any damage caused by wind, hail, vehicles, construction, squirrels, birds or pruning. Research has shown that both oak wilt fungal mats on infected red oaks and insects that carry oak wilt spores are most prevalent in the spring. Below is a brief description of how you can reduce the risk of fungal spread when pruning. • Always paint fresh wounds on oaks, including pruning cuts and stumps, with wound dressing or latex paint immediately after pruning or live tree removal at all times of the year. • Clean all pruning tools with 10% bleach solution or Lysol™ between sites and/or trees. • If possible avoid pruning or wounding of oaks during the spring (currently defined as February1 through June 30). Reasons to prune in the spring include: • To accommodate public safety concerns such as hazardous limbs, traffic visibility or emergency utility line clearance. • To repair damaged limbs (from storms or other anomalies) • To remove limbs rubbing on a building or rubbing on other branches, and to raise low limbs over a street. • On sites where construction schedules take precedence, pruning any live tissue should only be done to accommodate required clearance. • Dead branch removal where live tissue is not exposed.

Pruning for other reasons (general tree health, non-safety related clearance or thinning, etc.) should be conducted before February 1 or after June 30. Debris from diseased red oaks should be immediately chipped, burned or buried. Regardless of the reasons or time of year, proper pruning techniques should be used. These techniques include making proper pruning cuts and avoiding injurious practices such as topping or excessive crown thinning. If you are uncertain about any of this information, you should consult with a Texas Oak Wilt Certified arborist, ISA Certified Arborist, or an oak wilt specialist from a city, county or state government agency such as the Texas Forest Service or Texas AgriLife Extension Service.

References (available at http://www. TexasOakWilt.org): Appel, D.N., and R.F. Billings (eds.). 1995. Oak wilt perspectives: Proceedings of the Nation Oak Wilt Symposium, June 22-25, 1992. Austin, TX. Information Development, Houston, TX. 217 p. Billings, R.F., and D.N. Appel (eds.). 2009. Proceedings of the National Oak Wilt Symposium. June 4-7, 2007, Austin, TX. Texas Forest Service Publication166. 267p. Prepared January 12th, 2011 in cooperation between Texas Forest Service, Texas AgriLife Extension Service and International Society of Arboriculture Texas Chapter.

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Water Conservation Reminder

Lakeway MUD Mandatory Stage 2 (First Level) TWO DAY Water Restrictions CHANGE IN RESIDENTIAL IRRIGATION DAYS Due to dangerously low lake levels, extreme drought conditions, and high water use, in accordance with the Lakeway Municipal Utility District Drought Contingency Plan. Lakeway MUD is now in Stage 2 (first level) drought conditions effective immediately.  You are only allowed to irrigate TWO DAYS a week. Irrigate outdoors using an in-ground irrigation system or hose-end sprinkler no more than TWICE per week and only during scheduled days and times as indicated below: RESIDENTIAL Odd number addresses: Wednesdays and Saturdays Even number addresses: Thursdays and Sundays COMMERCIAL (INCLUDING LARGE LANDSCAPES SUCH AS HOA COMMON AREAS) Tuesdays and Fridays

WATERING HOURS: Midnight to 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. to midnight Note – this schedule is NOT the same as City of Austin’s.

Additional restrictions include: • Irrigation for new/re-vegetated landscapes must apply for a variance • Vehicle washing is prohibited except on mandatory times/days • Filling/re-filling of pools is prohibited (maintaining water level is not prohibited) • Operation of outside water features are prohibited (except to sustain aquatic life) • Golf courses must develop a plan to meet a 10% reduction • Restaurants are encouraged to serve water only if asked • Washing of sidewalks, buildings, etc is prohibited 
If you have any questions, please call our office at 261-6222.

Thank you for assisting Lakeway MUD in conserving our area’s water.

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Business Section Chad Wilbanks To Serve As The 2012 Birdies By The Lake Chairman

The Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that longtime resident and active Chamber Member, Chad Wilbanks, will serve as Chairman for the Chamber’s 11th Annual Birdies by the Lake golf classic. Chad is the owner of The Wilbanks Group, a public relations firm for business and politics. He is also a graduate of Leadership Lake Travis, active with the Lake Travis Independent School District, and most recently served as Chairman of the Lake Travis Youth Association. “We are thrilled to have Chad’s enthusiasm, his leadership, and his passion for success in chairing our annual golf classic this year,” stated Bob Stubbs, Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce Chairman. The Birdies by the Lake golf classic will take place at The Hills Country Club Flintrock Falls Course on Wednesday, November 7, 2012. To learn more about the Chamber’s annual golf classic, register a team or become a sponsor, please visit www.BirdiesbytheLake. com or call the Chamber office at (512) 263-5833.

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Do you have a picture of an event that you would like to run in this newsletter? Send it to us and we will publish it in the next issue. Email the picture to lakeway@peelinc. com. Be sure to include the text that you would like to have as the caption. Pictures will appear in color online at www.PEELinc.com.

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Eight Business Networking Groups in the Area ARE YOU LOOKING TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS IN 2012? If so, you might be interested in a few of the business networking groups in the area. These are a few to choose from: STEINER RANCH REFERRALS BNI GROUP Meetings are on Tuesday mornings from 8:00am to 9:30am at Hill Country Pasta House. Visitors are welcome! If you are interested please contact Elicia Gower at eliciarudberg@gmail.com for more information or visit www.BNIAustin.com. FOUR POINTS BNI Meetings are on Wednesday at lunch from 11:30am to 1:00pm at Uncle Billy's at the Oasis. Visitors are welcome! If you are interested please contact Elicia@SteinerRanchInfo.com or visit www. BNIAustin.com. FOUR POINTS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE The Four Points Chamber of Commerce provides networking opportunities at social gatherings, luncheons with guest speakers and activities. The Chamber brings businesses together along highway 620 from Hudson Bend to Anderson Mill and Ranch Road 2222 from Jester to Volente. Four Points Chamber supports business growth in the community where we live, work and play. In less than 6 months Four Points Chamber of Commerce exceeded its first year membership goals and continues to grow! For information about participating in upcoming events or membership benefits visit www.fourpointschamber.com or call (512) 551-0390. Membership inquiries may also be sent directly to membership@ FourPointsChamber.com. NETWORKING NORTHWEST AUSTIN Networking Northwest Austin is expanding its member base of businesses in our area. We believe in business by referrals and having a limited member base. We have a caring, positive, involved group of people who wish to build their businesses using the strength business referrals. No fees. Business education and speakers. Networking Northwest Austin meets on the second and fourth Mondays at 11:30 at Cheddars HWY 183 and Anderson Mill Rd. Visit http://www. meetup.com/NetWorking-NorthWest-Austin/

YOUR LOCAL CITY Steiner Ranch has a new business networking group. Your Local City is a positive, membership based, business networking organization with 17 groups meeting all over the Austin area. The Steiner Ranch group meets every Friday at 8:00 am at Lakeside Pizza and Grill located in the Shops at Steiner Ranch at Steiner Ranch Blvd. and Quinlan. Come join us to grow your business. LAKEWAY NETWORKING, INC. We are a diverse group of business professionals in the Lake Travis area, helping our members grow their businesses through qualified referrals. We meet every Wednesday at 8AM at Santa Catarina, 1310 RR 620 South, in Lakeway. Come visit us and see how your business can benefit by being a member of Lakeway Networking. For more information, please contact Kelly Connor at Kellyconnor@austin. rr.com or 512-736-2495.5. STEINER RANCH MARKETERS Your boss thinks what you do is voodoo, your spouse thinks your work reflects the latest Mad Men episode, and your kids fear following in your footsteps; growing up to work a cube (unless you are lucky and work from home - then you work on the computer). Fear not! We can find solace in one another. We're a friendly bunch by trade and we excel at networking by nature so why aren't we?! Join us for a respite from the daily grind and a chance to get to know other marketers in Steiner Ranch: meetup.com/Steiner-Ranch-Marketers Quetions? paul@seobrien.com. A+ REFERRALS BY THE LAKE BNI (LAKEWAY)

BNI is a professional business networking group that helps you build a team of partners to market your business. Come join us on Wednesday mornings from 8:30-10:00 at Mandola's in the Shops at the Galleria. Breakfast is $10 and visitors are welcome. Please feel free to contact Sheryl Baker at sherylssendoutcards@gmail.com or visit www.BNIaustin.com for more information.

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Business Section BUSINESS CLASSIFIEDS JOE KASSON PAINTING - 512-312-1035: Residential

Specialist since 1976. Interior and Exterior Painting. Carpentry and Siding. Quality Work Competitive Prices. Experienced Dependable Insured. Neighborhood References. Free Estimates. www.joekassonpainting.com. ACCOUNTING &TAX SERVICES: Local CPA & Quickbooks

ProAdvisor offering all inclusive small business accounting and tax services for businesses & individuals. Affordable rates & quality work. 10% off if you mention this ad! Kelley Arnold (512) 466-9319. Email: kelley@steinerranchcpa.com. Web: www. steinerranchcpa.com. CONNOR CLEANING SERVICES - Are you paying more

than $100 to have your house cleaned?  4200 sq. feet or less- you are paying too much!  Call Connor Cleaning.  Reliable.  Dependable Service.  Quality Work.  Supplies furnished.  Over 12 years in business.  Affordably priced.  Call 512-209-1141.  Bonded.

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