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NEWS!

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                                           or property owners in Bear Creek Village. Accounts will be verified.)

                                                         HUNTERS PARK 2012 MEETING SCHEDULE
                                                                      May 10, 2012, 6:30 PM
                                                                       June 14, 2012, 6:30 PM
                                                                        July 12, 2012, 6:30 PM
                                                                      August 9, 2012, 6:30 PM
                                                                    September 13, 2012, 6:30 PM
                                                                     October 11, 2012, 6:30 PM
                                                                     November 8, 2012, 6:30 PM
                                                                    December 13, 2012, 6:30 PM



                                                               HPCA MEETING OPPORTUNITIES
                                           Residents have an opportunity to gather monthly with the Board at our
                                           Community Center. This gives HPCA members a chance to visit,
                                           meet neighbors and voice concerns.

                                           The Board meets each month (12 times per year) to conduct normal business.
                                           You can always request to be on the agenda or have a special meeting.
                                           Please refer to the above noted schedule for residents meeting dates and times.

                                           Call HPCA office for details or questions.


                                               H.P.C.A. OFFICE                      YARD Of MONTH fOR MAY
                                                                                 Congratulations to the Rack Family at
                                            4503 A Hickory downs                 4518 Cloudmount the May Yard of the
                                                                                           Month winners!!
                                             Houston, TX 77084
                                               281-463-1216                      KEEP BEAR CREEK BEAUTIfUL!
                                                                            Homeowners and residents, please store your
                                         RESIdENT OFFICE HOURS              polycarts, recycle bins and all other items out of
                                                                            public view. Trash should be put out the night
                                        The office is open to residents     before or day of pickup and polycarts should be
                                                                            promptly removed same day as pickup. Let’s keep
                                           Mon.-Fri. 9AM to 4 PM            our neighborhood beautiful!


                                          www.BearCreekNetwork.org

                                         PCT. 5 CONSTABLES 281-463-6666   May 2012
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                                                                                                     hPcA INFoRMATIoN
                                                                                Please be advised that any architectural control requests, i.e., paint
                                                                                colors, roofs, structures, etc., must go through the HPCA Office.
                                                                                Decisions are usually made within 10 business days.

                                                                                Office service hours for residents are M-F, 8 AM to 4 PM and we
                                                                                can usually answer your questions or concerns immediately. If you
                                                                                call during non-office hours, leave a message and your call will be
                                                                                returned during business hours.

                                                                                If you wish to have a Board Member call you, please contact the
                                                                                HPCA office with details.

     Music Performing Arts Center
                                                                                         **** To RePoRT loST ANd FouNd****
    Now Enrolling PRESCHOOL, AFTER SCHOOL                                                 Call HPCA Office at 281-463-1216 to REPORT
           & Evening PROGRAMS!!!                                                                 lost or found pets or articles.

We are enrolling for Summer Camp 2012:                          Spaces are
 “Exploring Culture through Music, Arts, Dance, Theatre,         Limited &                              SIGN PoSTINGS
        Crafts, Storytelling, Sports, & Field trips.”           going fast!     DO NOT POST SIGNS OF ANY KIND ON COUNTY SIGNS OR
                                                                                EASEMENTS. IT IS AGAINST THE LAW AND YOU CAN BE FINED!
    Everything in one place...”Impacting every child...the whole child.”
                                          www.mpacacademy.com
    16150 Rippling Water                               832-427-5022

    JAY CONSTRUCTION                                                                             2012 Pool Schedule:
       - Home Repair & Remodeling -                                             Wightman Pool: (closed Thursdays) Hours of operation:
                                                                                11 AM to 9 PM, including Sundays
                                                                                 (15918 Boulder Oaks at Rippling Water)

                                                                       Free     Open weekends only in May:


                   281-650-0082
                                                                    Estimates   May 5th & 6th - (first open weekend) (No Swim Team)
                                                                                May 12th & 13th
                                                                      FULL      May 19th & 20th
                       jayconstruction02@yahoo.com                  SERVICE     May 26th, 27th, 28th - Memorial Weekend (No Swim Team)

                                                                                NOTE: Closed: May 29th, 30th & 31st and will

Bear Creek Animal Clinic                                                        OPEN June 1, 2012 (1st day school is out)
                                                                                Begin daily opening:       June 1st - 30th


 Pet Wellness Fair
                                                                                 (No Swim Team June 1st, 2nd or 3rd - official opening
                                                                                                 July 1st - 31st
                                                                                                 August 1st - 26th (last day opened)

          Saturday, May 19th, (8am-11:30am)                                     Fairway Pool: (closed Tuesdays) Hours of operation:
                                                                                11 AM to 9 PM, including Sundays
          www.bearcreekanimalclinic.com                                         (4702 Hidden Springs at Laurel Heights)

                Ask about Senior and Dental Days                                Open for Memorial Weekend: May 26th, 27th & 28th

      $
          10 Off Any Veterinary Service                                         NOTE: Closed: May 29th, 30th & 31st and will
                                                                                OPEN June 1, 2012 (1st day school is out)
          (Exam, Lab, Vaccines or Treatment)
          With this ad. Not valid with any other offer. Expires 5/31/2012       Begin daily opening:        June 1st - 30th
                                                                                                            July 1st - 31st

                                   281-463-8091
                                                                                                            August 1st - 26th
                                                                                                            Sept. 1st, 2nd, 3rd -
                                                                                                             Labor Day Weekend
                                Call for Information
                                       4924 Hwy. 6 N.                           Begin weekends only in September:
                                                                                 *POOL CLOSES AT 7:00 PM.
                                   (South of Kieth Harrow)                                               Sept. 8th & 9th
                                                                                                         Sept. 15th & 16th
    Grooming/Boarding Available!                                                                         Sept. 22nd & 23rd

2                                                                                                           Bear Creek        May 2012
                                  TIME TO GET YOUR NEW 2012 POOL CARDS!
NEW 2012 ID cards will be required to access our pools and tennis courts. Please contact the office at 281-463-1216 for your new card.
You can stop by the HPCA Office to pick up your card OR it can be mailed to your home. Names of immediate family members will need
to be provided to the office in order to obtain your card. We will also require an emergency contact number.

First card, no charge. Additional cards and replacement cards $5 each.

DON’T WAIT - ORDER CARDS NOW, BEFORE POOL SEASON OPENS!

Last name: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Address: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Emergency phone: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Email: _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

***Names of ONLY IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBERS living in house! *** (i.e.: Father, Mother, Son(s), Daughter(s)
All others MUST pay guest fees upon entrance to the pool at a cost of $1 per guest, per day.

Please PRINT first and last names of each FAMILY MEMBER IN HOUSEHOLD!

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                                                                                        NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH
           A.G. Painting                                              For extra security, our subdivision has a contract with the Harris

           & Remodeling
                                                                      County Precinct 5 Constable’s Department.

                                                                      Notify the Constables immediately at 281-463-6666 if you see
           832-715-0999                                               any suspicious persons, vehicles or activities. Please, if possible,
                                                                      obtain license plate numbers, color, make and model of vehicle.
                                                                      Description of person(s). Was suspicious person walking, riding a
                                                                      bike? - location - as much information as possible will be helpful!

                                                                      Vacation Watch - This informs our Deputies that you are on vacation.
                                                                      Please call the Constable’s Dept. at 281-463-6666 in the event you
                                                                      will be out of town to set up your vacation watch.


                                                                              COmmuNITy AssIsTANCE, PRECINCT 4
                                                                                 COmmIssIONER JACK CAGLE
    *                                                                 For street repairs, manhole covers, tree limbs hanging over street,
    *                                                                 etc., contact Community Assistance at 281-353-8424.



                                                                                         CRImE WATCH REPORT
                                                                      Month of March 2012

                                                                      IncIDEntS rEPortED:
                                                                      Accidents                  2
                                                                      Animal Humane              5
                                                                      Burglary Motor Vehicle     2
                                                                      Burglary Residence         4
                                                                      Criminal Mischief          5
                                                                      Suspicious Persons         12
                                                                      Suspicious Vehicles        23
                                                                      Traffic Stops              34


                                                                                              BARKING DOGs
                                                                      If you have a problem with a neighbor’s dog constantly barking,
                                List with me, and I will provide an   you should first contact the pet owner and make them aware of the
                                American Shield Home Warranty         problem. In the event that doesn’t work, you should then contact
                                   (a $475 value) for the buyer.      the Constables at 281-463-6666 to file a complaint.


                                                                                 LOOsE OR LOsT PETs & DOG BITEs
                                                                      Contact Harris County Animal Control at 281-999-3191 or 3194.


                                                                                          sTREET LIGHTs OuT?
                                                                      Contact Centerpoint Energy at 713-207-2222. You will need to
                                                                      give the address where the pole is located and provide the stenciled
                                                                      number on the front of the pole. You may also report the outage on
                                                                      the website at: www.centerpointenergy.com/outage.



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                               HOW TO MAKE A DEED RESTRICTION VIOLATION COMPLAINT
Any resident may file a complaint in either of two ways:
1. Simply make a phone call to the Hunter’s Park Community Association Office at 281-463-1216.
2. Fill out the complaint form below and drop it in the mail.

All complaints will be held strictly confidential.

REMEMBER: If we don’t know about a violation, we can’t correct it.

                                                     “COMPLAINT FORM”
Violation (use your own words) _____________________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Address of Violation _______________________________________________________________________________________________________

Frequency/Time of Violation _________________________________________________

Date of Complaint __________________________________________________________

Subdivision Area: A B C D E

Your Name: ________________________________________________________________
(Optional)
                                                                                 Mail To:
Your Address: ______________________________________________________________     HUNTERS PARK COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION
                                                                                 (DEED RESTRICTIONS COMMITTEE)
Your Phone: ________________________________________________________________     4503-A HICKORY DOWNS
                                                                                 HOUSTON, TEXAS 77084
(YOUR IDENTITY WILL BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL)
                                                                                 BEAR CREEK IS TOUGH ON
Thank you for helping us help you!!!
                                                                                 DEED RESTRICTIONS




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On February 16th, McDonald Jr. High celebrated Black History Month with a
school wide event that featured guest speakers and student performances.
Pictured from left to right: Dr. Kenneth Cummings, McDonald Jr. High prin-
                                                                                                               GEYER ROOFING
cipal; Karla Beek, MDJH Black History Committee; Lisa Brooks, MDJH Black
History Committee; Mia Gradney, KIAH-TV Weekday Anchor and special                                                Specializing in
guest speaker; Roosevelt Alexander, Katy ISD campus namesake and for-
mer principal; Debra Patrick, MDJH Black History Committee and Jessica
Anderson, MDJH Black History Committee.

                                                                               “We work as unto                       Ron Geyer
    STUDENTS AND CAMPUSES CELEBRATE
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Throughout the month of February, campuses across Katy ISD cel-
ebrated Black History Month with plays, talent shows, history lessons        RESIDENTIAL                                                 COMMERCIAL
and by inviting special guests to speak to students. These events
celebrated the successes and contributions of Black Americans, both
present day and past.
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Among some of the activities included a special weekly reading
series at Mayde Creek High School that featured notable contribu-
tions of Black Americans during morning announcements. Students
at Exley Elementary were treated to a Freedom Train performance
that told the inspirational story about a mother and son and their
quest to seek freedom from slavery. Additionally, McDonald Junior
High students traveled to Morton Ranch High School for a celebra-
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Gradney, former Katy ISD principal and campus namesake, Roos-                                    Texas, Prosperity Bank, Katy Junior High PTA, Ken and Tracy Janda,
evelt Alexander and members of the McDonald Junior High Black                                    Forrest Orthodontics, Don and Kathy Boudreaux, Steve and Sandi
History Committee. Students also enjoyed a performance by the                                    Meier, College Nannies & Tutors, Garry and Ann Weiss, Lori Gunn
McDonald Junior High band and a student play that illustrated key                                and Diana Mulet.
milestones in Black History.                                                                     CONTRIBUTORS - Agave Road, Hasta la Pasta,
                                                                                                  Country Park Portraits, Double Dave’s Pizzaworks and H-E-B.
Morton Ranch High School hosted its 7th annual Black History Pro-
gram on February 16th. This year’s theme, “HEROES,” paid homage
to the student’s heroes within their lives - whether a past historical
figure that paved a way for them to have a better today or someone
within their family that is their constant cheerleader. Student per-
formances ranged from original poetry works, lyrical and hip-hop
dances, skits and songs.

To view more photos from Black History Month celebra-
tions across Katy ISD, go to www.flickr.com/photos/katyisd/
sets/72157629483660173/show/.                                                                      MCTC STUDENTS WIN STATE CULINARY
                                                                                                 ARTS COMPETITION, HEADED TO NATIONALS
                   CELEBRATING KATY ISD                                                          Students from the five-member Miller Career & Technology Center
                 2012 MENTORS OF THE YEAR                                                        (MCTC) Culinary Arts Team have proven that they are among the
                                                                                                 top high school chefs in Texas as they recently won 1st place at the
Mary Alexander                       Donna Boucher
                                                                                                 Texas ProStart Invitational held in Austin in March. Each member of
Paul Dickens                         Patti Gove                                                  the team walked away with $10,000 in college scholarships.
Robert Houghton                      Dr. Sue Orrell
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                                                                                                 trice Wilson, Mayde Creek HS; Wilson Suliveras-Escobar, Taylor HS;
      THANK YOU TIES & TIARAS SPONSORS                                                           Gabriela Calzada, Seven Lakes HS; Ivan Gonzales-Tucker, Seven
                                                                                                 Lakes HS and their instructor, Patricia Kenjura.
             AND CONTRIBUTORS
PLATINUM - Firethorne, Brazos Valley Schools Credit Union and                                    At the State tournament, more than 9 teams were tasked with cre-
in honor of Ray Pratt.                                                                           ating and preparing a three-course meal in 60 minutes, using only
GOLD - Tradition Bank, Wood Group, Memorial Hermann Katy,                                        two portable burners (no electricity or battery operated equipment
H-E-B, Members Choice Credit Union, Jim and Sally Crompton,                                      permitted). Additionally, teams showcased culinary skills in poultry
Paul and Amy Dickens and Perry Cummins.                                                          fabrication and knife skills. The menu included: Appetizer - butter-
SILVER - Choice ER, Kevin F. Smith, CPA, Vernon and Stephanie                                    poached lobster and handmade mascarpone filled ravioli on a bed
Unger, Dan and Martha Brown, Christis St. Catherine Hospital,                                    of sautéed asparagus, Crimini mushrooms and tear drop tomatoes;
Pediatric Dentist of Katy, P and Ken and Janet Theiss.
                            .A.                                                                  Entrée - herb-marinated filet mignon, butternut squash risotto and
BRONZE - Clear Choice orthodontics, Sunrise Fasteners, Inc., Rip                                 sautéed fresh arugula and baby spinach and Dessert - chocolate
and Tammy Stringer, Exley Elementary PTA, Daryn and Robyn Ebrecht                                mini-truffle cake filled with raspberry cream, covered in chocolate
and Grand Vision Center.                                                                         Ganache, with raspberry coulis and candied hazelnuts.
COPPER - Ian and Connie Julian, PBK, Inc., Allen and Andrea
Perez, Schmidt Funeral Home, Stanley Signature Products, Tutor                                   The MCTC Team represented Texas at the National ProStart Invi-
Doctor, Ray and Jamie Wolman, Katy Veterinary Clinic, Taste of                                   tational, competing against more than 50 teams from across the
                                                                                                 nation, in Baltimore April 27th – 29th.
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                                                                   GIFTED STUDENTS BECOME ARCHEOLOGISTS
                                                                            DIGGING FOR TREASURE
                                                                  More than 1,300 gifted students from every KISD elementary cam-
                                                                  puses visited the Katy Outdoor Learning Center over a two-week
                                                                  period to spend a day being archeologists. In budget conscious times,
                                                                  KISD and Katy Parents of Gifted and Talented (KPGT) joined forces
                                                                  to create a fantastic opportunity to put months of class research into
                                                                  practice. Specially prepared archeological pits were an unending
                                                                  source of fascinating artifacts leading students to hypothesize why
                                                                  bones, beads, arrowheads and other items may be discovered.
                                                                  Energetic geo-caching scavenger hunts through the woodlands in-
                                                                  troduced how archeologists use new technology. Archeology experts
                                                                  volunteered their time and knowledge to take students around the
                                                                  world on a virtual tour of ancient civilizations.


                                                                                               ECI PROJECT TYKE
                                                                  ECI Project TYKE is a year round Early Childhood Intervention pro-
                                                                  gram (ECI) in the Katy Independent School District that specializes in
                                                                  working with children who need extra help. The program provides
                                                                  developmental services to children who may need assistance in
                                                                  attaining developmental milestones or who may have a disability.
                                                                  Services are provided to children from birth to three where they live,
                                                                  learn or play. ECI Project TYKE develops a supportive partnership
                                                                  with families by providing educational and emotional supports,
                                                                  which enriches the daily routines and relationships that will enable
                                                                  their child to reach his or her maximum potential.

                                                                  Anyone (parent, family, friend, caregiver, professional) can refer a
                                                                  child to ECI Project TYKE. If you know a child under the age of 3 who
                                                                  needs assistance in at least one area of development or who has a
                                                                  medical diagnosis or condition impacting his or her development,
                                                                  please call ECI Project TYKE 281-237-6647 or make a referral on
                                                                  our website www.katyisd.org. ECI services are available statewide
                                                                  to help families. Early is best!!!!!


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                                                                                                               Library OfferS
     More Than Just A Cleaning Service                                                                         Summer fun fOr
                                                                                                               everyOne
                                                                                                               The Harris County Public
                                                                                                               Library Lone Star College-
                                                                                                               CyFair Branch offers a
                                                                                                               Summer Reading Program
                                                                                                               for children and adults
                                                                                                               June 4th - aug. 11th. A
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     First Time Customers                  281-495-5912              clubs for all ages are available, as well as plenty of programs and
                                                                     activities. Go online to LoneStar.edu/library for information.

10                                                                                                Bear Creek        May 2012
Children’s summer show “stuart little”
on stage June 4th-9th
In the Main Stage Theatre, enjoy the “Stuart Little” an endearing             World-Class Care. Hometown Heart.
classic about a mouse born into an ordinary New York family and his
many adventures - both big and small - brought vividly to life in the
story-theatre presentation. It’s fun for the whole family and all tickets
are only $5! go to LoneStar.edu/boxoffice for event information.

registration under way for may mini-term,
summer and fall
Lone Star College-CyFair offers options and flexibility, so register
now. Try a May mini-term course with classes starting may 14th.
Sign up for Summer Session I classes that start June 4th. Enroll in
Weekend College classes, which start June 8th. Sign up for Summer
Session II classes that start July 12th. And it’s never too early to
register for fall classes, which start aug. 27th. go to LoneStar.edu/
registration for more information.
                                                                                           State-of-the-art medical treatment with a
learn l.i.f.e. lessons in may
The Learning, Inspiration, Fellowship and Enrichment (L.I.F.E.)                            personalized healing touch for Katy, West
programs are free and held wednesdays at 10 AM in the Lone                                 Houston and surrounding communities.
Star College-CyFair Branch Library (Room 131.) Programs include
“Houston, All Shook Up” - may 9th; “Pat O’Brien’s Piano Bar at
CyFair” - may 16th (in ART 102; “The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine
Arts” - may 23rd and “It’s Summertime and the Living is Easy” - may
30th. go online to LoneStar.edu or call the library at 281-290-3214
for L.I.F.E. program information.                                                          www.christusstcatherine.org
                                                                                           701 S. Fry Road, Katy, Texas 77450 | 281.599.5700
register for disCovery College
summer youth Program
Registration is under way for Lone Star College-CyFair’s popular
Discovery College for ages 9 to 17. The theme for the monday
                                                                            CERTIFIED INFANT MASSAGE INSTRUCTION PROGRAM
through thursday sessions June 4th - aug. 2nd is “Learning is                                       A PARENT’S AFFECTION
Fun.” The Discovery College sessions are fun and educational                                      “Creating a Life Bond with Baby”
providing children an opportunity to develop skills and learn new
ones in a friendly environment. Sessions are held at the Barker                                   SOME BENEFITS:    Affordable    CLASSES:
Cypress campus. The cost of the week-long sessions is $89 per                                                          Cost!
class. go to LoneStar.edu/youth-classes-cyfair for registration or
session information.

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                                                                                               BOY SCOUTS
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                                                                                               Young men between the ages of 11-18 are encouraged to visit Boy
                                                                                               Scout Troop 61 at 7:00 PM Wednesday nights at Peace Commu-
                                                             We use only the                   nity Church, 5151 Addicks Satsuma Road, Houston, Texas, 77084.
                                                             BEST materials                    They will get a hands-on experience of what Scouting has to offer
                                                              and paint of                     and have the opportunity to visit with the Scouts and their adult
                                                              your choice!                     leaders to learn more about the things the troop has done during
                                                                                               meetings and activities.

                                                     FREE ESTIMATES                            Scouting activities include camping, fishing, archery, rifle/shotgun
                                                           Insured                             shooting, hiking, first aid, wilderness survival, community service,
                                                                                               citizenship, swimming, leadership, white-water rafting and much
                                                     References Available                      more. Troop 61 camps each month and has a group that goes to
                                                                                               High Adventure Camp and to Merit Badge Camps each summer.
                  713-294-6006                                                                 Boy Scout Troop 61 meets from 7:00 to 8:00 PM every Wednesday
                                                                                               in the Activity Room at Peace Community Church. Contact Mike
                                                                                               Viator with Troop 61 if your son is interested in joining a local Boy
                                                                                               Scout Troop. Cell: 713-409-1934, mike.viator@comcast.net
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                                                                                               Boy Scout Troop 10 meets every Tuesday night during the
Residential and Small Business Service & Repair                                                school year at the West Houston Church of Christ on West Road
                                                                                               and Queenston. Our meetings begin at 7 PM. We spend our time
                                                                                               working on merit badges, planning for our monthly camp outs and
                                                                                               having fun!! The boys had a great time at this years annual Scout
                                                                                               Fair, held at Reliant Arena. This event gives the Scouts a chance to
                                                                                               participate in many games and activities and visit many informational
                              Contact us at
                                                                                               booths. The older boys usually set up a large cooking area outside
               281-250-0836                                                                    where you can sample numerous camping treats! The most popular
                                                                                               being Cobbler in every flavor! We are looking forward to our May
                                                                                               camp out which will be to Garner State Park and then Summer Camp
                                                                                               which will be at Camp Constantine. If you have a son in the 6th grade
                                                                                               or higher that would like to join in the fun and adventure please
                                                                                               contact us. Our Scout Master is Michael Widaski and his number is
                                                                                               713-376 5166. You can also contact our Committee Chairperson,
                                                        Iggy the Iguana       Turtle Town      Joseph Jefferson, at 281-684-5197 or check our website at www.
                                                                                               bsat10.com . We hope everyone had a wonderful Holiday Season!


Students will learn how to think outside of the box and create unique characters with
interesting stories. The author, Melissa Williams, will discuss the way she used her own
                                                                                                              troop 827 open invitation
experiences with her pets to create the fictional characters in Iggy the Iguana and Turtle     Are your Webelos II Scouts looking for a Troop to Join? Hello, my
Town series while teaching the use of archetypes, conflict resolution and original storyline   name is Richard Young and I am Scoutmaster at Troop 827, located
development tactics. Students will learn how to bring their own ideas to life through words    in the Bear creek area. We are getting ready to celebrate 35 years
and illustrations as professional illustrator Ryan Shaw explains the process of connecting     of the scouting program, a program designed with the concept of
to the author’s characters with art. During the week, the students will have the opportunity   building up young men. I would like to invite your Webelos II Scouts
to use their newly learned skills to come up with their own character and develop a unique
                                                                                               to attend one of our weekly meetings, so that they can get an expe-
short story that will be eligible for publication in the “I Write Short Stories by Kids for
Kids” contest.                                                                                 rience of the Boy Scout Troops in the area along with meeting one
                                                                                               of their Arrow of Light requirements of meeting with a Boy Scout
                                                                                               Troop and a Scoutmaster.

                                                                                               Our Scout Troop participates in the local council activities and has a
                                                                                               campout each month at locations that the boys pick. Each summer
                                                                                               we send a group of boys on a High Adventure Trek and or a group
                                                                                               of boys to a Summer camp. We would like to invite you and your
                                                                                               scouter to join the Boy Scouts of America. Scouting has a reputation
                                        -4                                                     for helping youth develop leadership, self-reliance, strong character,
                                                                                               respect for others, good citizenship skills and physical and mental
                                          -8                                                   fitness.

                                                                                               Please join our Troop 827 for a look at the Scouting experience at 7
                                                                                               PM, Tuesdays at 16000 Rippling Water Drive, Houston TX. 77084.
                                                                                               You’ll get a firsthand look at some of our troop activities and you
                                                                                               can visit with our Scouts and their adult leaders.




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Troop 827 belongs to Sam Houston Area Council in the Texas Skies District. Our charter
organization is Bear Creek United Methodist located in Bear Creek area off Highway
6 on Rippling Water. Our Troop is a smaller troop with 21 active boys, but has had
some amazing summer camps. We have been to summer camps in: Texas, a Scuba
adventure in South Padre Island, El Rancho Cima. Buffalo Trails. Boy Scout Camps
in Colorado, Arkansas, Alaska spending a night in the Arctic circle, Washington DC,
Virginia, West Virginia, Oklahoma, New Mexico – Philmont, Minnesota – Boundary
Waters and London, England for the 100th anniversary of scouting.

Our Troop has a tremendous amount of support but is a boy run troop and the adults
serve as advisors. Our Troop is well rounded group of fine your men and we hope that
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would like to bridge into after the Arrow of Light Ceremony coming up. I look forward
to seeing you at one of our meetings.                                                           All Your Plumbing Needs
For more information, contact Richard Young, Scoutmaster,
281-859-1406 or 2rryoung@comcast.net

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personal fitness and learning leadership and citizenship. These goals are achieved in
the outdoors. The adventure of hiking, camping, swimming, boating, high-adventure
challenges and touring is woven into the program.

Pack/Troop 1455 is located right in your backyard! We meet at Covenant Lutheran
Church on Barker Cypress near Clay and have summer activities as well as a full fun
filled scouting season. Fall Enrollment is open now! We invite you to come to one of
our many summer time activities for free and try out scouting; you’ll love it! Pack 1455
is where scouting rocks! Contact Margaret Izard, 281-829-1091 or mizbil@sbcglobal.
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                   HoMEScHooL cuB Scout Pack 164
Attention home school families!!! Homeschool Pack 164 is a Christian Homeschool
Cub Scout Pack chartered by West Houston Home Educators (www.whhe.org) that
serves the Greater West Houston/Katy area. Our Pack promotes God, Country and
service! We are a part of the Sam Houston Area Council (www.shac.org) and Texas
Skies District (www.texasskiesdistrict.org).

If you have a boy entering 1st grade (age 6) through 5th grade (age 10), we invite you
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a free Spring Football and Cheer Mini Camp open to any boy and
girl, ages 5 to 13 years old. Dates are May 6th and 20th from 5:00
to 7:00 PM. The field location is Cy-Ridge High School (N. Eldridge
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                                                                                               SportS QueSt Summer Soccer campS 2012
                                                                                            Celebrating 16 years! Online registration is now open for summer
                                                                                            soccer camps 2012! Sports Quest is a non-profit, professional soccer
                                                                                            training organization, dedicated to developing and promoting the game
                                                                                            of soccer at all levels in a Christian environment. Sports Quest sum-
                                                                                            mer camps offer a unique opportunity for players aged 5-12 years to
                                                                                            develop their technical and tactical soccer skills and at the same time,
                                                                                            addresses key issues relating to each child’s spiritual and character
                                                                                            development. In addition to the high quality soccer instruction, campers
                                                                                            will also receive a free hand stitched soccer ball, a free camp T-shirt

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                                                                                            and other commemorative gifts and awards. For further information/
                                                                                            registration, visit www.sportsquesttraining.com or call 832-593-7777.


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      Monday-Saturday & Evenings
                                                                                                        Bear Creek Baptist ChurCh
               281-855-9664                                                                               cHeerleading camp 2012
      Bear Creek Office Park                                                                 Come join our First Cheerleading Camp for ages 6-14, June 7th-9th.
    16151 Cairnway Suite 205-B                                                              Our Camp is led by our Upward Cheerleading Co-Coordinators,
                                                                                            Jennifer Wilson and Carrie Jaquay. Time will be 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
                                                                                            (lunch not included, snack will be provided). Our address is 5901
                                                                                            N. Fry Rd. in Katy, Texas 77449. Cost of the Camp is $40, with a
                                                                                            discount for the second child. Registrations can be made on line at
                                                                                            www.bearcreekchurch.tv/sports (click on Cheerleading Camp Regis-
                                                                                            tration) or in our Church Office, Monday through Thursday 8:00
                                                                                            AM - 5:00 PM. On Fridays the office is open 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

                                                                                                                  HoopS camp 2012
                                                                                            Come join our Hoops Camp for ages 6-14, July 16th-19th. Our
                                                                                            Hoops Camp is led by Jim Stephens, Basketball Coach at Cy-Falls
                                                                                            High School in Cy-Fair School District. Choose from two sessions
                                                                                            for the best time for you. The first session is from 9:00 AM to 12:00
                                                                                            PM and the second session is from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Cost of the
                                                                                            Camp is $50, with a discount for the second child. Our address is
                                                                                            5901 N. Fry Rd. in Katy, Texas 77449. Registrations can be made on
                                                                                            line at www.bearcreekchurch.tv/sports (click on Hoops Camp Regis-
                                                                                            tration) or in our Church Office, Monday through Thursday 8:00
                                                                                            AM - 5:00 PM. On Fridays the office is open 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM.


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                                                                                                        Flag Football & cHeerleading
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                                                                                            Bear Creek Baptist Church is offering Upward Soccer, Flag Football
                                                                                            and Cheerleading this Fall. Our address is 5901 N. Fry Rd. in Katy,
                                                                                            Texas 77449. We will be having Upward Soccer for children 4 yrs.
                                                                                            by Sept. 1, 2012 through 6th Grade. Our Flag Football and Cheer-
                                                                                            leading will be for children in K this year through 6th Grade. Register
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                                                                                            child needs to attend an evaluation, not for the whole two hours
                          Service, repair, inStallation on all BrandS                       but for about 20 minutes. Evaluations will be Tuesday and Thurs-
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                                 281-347-7325                                               a clinic for the league on Saturday, September 22nd from 10:00
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percreek I, Coppercreek II, Cloverfield and Copperstone are having
a garage sale from the hours of 8:00 AM until 1:00 PM. Wheatstone
is located on Longenbaugh between Hwy. 6 and Barker Cypress.
Last year over 75 homes participated.

       Copperbrook Spring CoMMuniTy
               garage Sale
The Copperbrook Spring Community Garage Sale will be held on
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BINGO, children’s games, adult games, amusements, cake walk,
plant booth and FOOD, FOOD, FOOD! This International Festival will
celebrate food from Vietnam, The Philippines, Italy, Mexico, Africa,
and of course, will feature a BBQ dinner! Do not miss out on this                             Family Owned & Operated                     Financing Available
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fun, family event. There is guaranteed to be something for everyone!

Saturday, May 5th from 5 PM-11 PM and Sunday, May 6th from
10 AM-5 PM, 6646 Addicks-Satsuma Rd. Houston, TX 77084.
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the 2nd Saturday each month for socializing, cards and dominos.                                                                ®
The meetings are held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton at 6:30 PM.
                                                                                                                          Cell:    281-650-2825
                                                                                                                       Home: 281-345-9800
The club offers one bus trip a month and several dining outs
throughout the year. If you would like further information, please
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                                                                                                                        The Tournament will be held at Hearthstone Country Club on Monday,
                                                                                                                        May 14th, with an 11 AM registration, 1 PM Tee Off, fundraising dinner with
                                                                                                                        awesome entertainment at 6:30 PM, $20 each, followed by Silent auction.

                                                                                                                        If you would like be involved (golfer, sponsor, contributor, volunteer or
                                                                                                                        participate in the dinner/auction), please contact Clark Austin at clark@
                                                                                                                        austinaol.com or Amy Voinis at amaliadawn@hotmail.com. Find us on
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                                                                                                                                                                FUNDRAISERS
              GOLF TOURNAMENTS                                                                                              Kiwanis Club of Cy-fair, Houston - annual
                                                                                                                                         Kids triatHlon
             Golf TournamenT fundraiser                                                                                 The Kiwanis Club of Cy-Fair, Houston is hosting the Kids Triathlon to be
             for local Teens YouTh camp                                                                                 held at the Langham Creek YMCA, Copperfield (16725 Longenbaugh
                                                                                                                        Drive, Houston, Texas) on Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 10:30
4 man Shotgun Start Scramble
                                                                                                                        AM. To register or for more information go to www.greaterhoustonkiwanis.
Pine Crest Golf Course at 3080 Gessner Drive
                                                                                                                        org/triathlon
May 12th

6:45 AM breakfast
7 AM putting contest                                                                                                                tHe rotary Club of Cypress-fairbanKs
8 AM shotgun start                                                                                                                    Hosts MotHers’ day brisKet sale
Lunch after tournament
                                                                                                                                   Benefiting CypreSS ASSiStAnCe MiniStrieS
Please Call To Get Registered                                                                                                                    new MotherS’ fund
Contact Person: Kurt Norris 281-492-2689                                                                                The Rotary Club of Cypress-Fairbanks is hosting a Mothers’ Day Brisket
                                                                                                                        Sale on Saturday, May 12, 2012 to benefit Cypress Assistance Ministries’
                                                                                                                        New Mothers’ Fund. For a $50 donation, participants will receive a fully
             firsT annual paul peTropolis                                                                               cooked brisket (approximately 7 lbs.) prepared, seasoned and smoked by
                   Golf TournamenT                                                                                      the cooks at Carl’s BBQ, including a pint of their delicious barbecue sauce.
There will be a Golf Tournament to raise funds for the
Petropolis Family. Paul Petropolis is the founder of Angels                                                             Cypress Assistance Ministries’ New Mothers’ Fund is designated to provide
in Action, a cancer support group and has had Stage 4                                                                   special needs funding to help new mothers with basic needs including pre-
Cancer for Six Years. He is currently losing that battle and                                                            natal vitamins, layette supplies, cribs and mattresses, over-the-counter infant
is on Hospice care. Angels in Action has been instrumen-                                                                medicine, infant car seats and critical medical assistance.
tal in helping many people and their families deal with
the challenges of being diagnosed, treated and surviving                                                                “We are proud to partner with Carl’s BBQ to support such a worthy com-
cancer. Paul started the organization as a member of Cop-                                                               munity initiative” said Rotary Project Director, Ray Young. “The community
perfield Church when he found out how alone most people                                                                 can order briskets for themselves or designate a local charitable organization
feel when facing cancer. The success/need has spread all                                                                such as Boys & Girls Country, Cypress Assistance Ministries or the Northwest
around the country.                                                                                                     Houston Salvation Army as a recipient.”

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May 12th. For those unable to pick their brisket up at that time,
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              FundRaising EvEnt -
           BaBy BottlE BlEssings 2012
Pregnancy Help Center of West Houston is excited to announce that                                                   Licensed & Insured
we will be starting up our Baby Bottle Blessings fundraising event.
The event will run from mother’s Day (5/13/2012) thru Father’s
                                                                                                                               We Warranty All Work
Day (6/17/2012). Local residents pick up Baby Bottles at their
home church and fill them with change, bills and checks during
the month long event. This event spotlights the extensive resources
that Pregnancy Help Center provides to residents of 3 counties who
are faced with circumstances surrounding a present, potential or
former pregnancy.                                                                                                          Lawn & Landscape
Pregnancy Test, Peer Counseling, classes for moms and Dads, as
well as limited ultrasound, and help with maternity clothing and
baby items are just some of the services that the Center provides
to their clients.

anyone interested in participating should contact the center at 281-                                   281-861-6611                                                              *

578-0078, please ask for Lisa. If you happen to have a bottle out                                       www.copperfieldlawncare.com
from 2011, please know that Father’s Day would be a great time
to add to it and return it to Pregnancy Help Center.

We would like to extend our thanks, in advance, to our life saving
churches, their parishioners and congregations for their gifts. Thank
you for treasuring life thru the gifts of your treasure.

      CanCaRE’s 18th annual national
      CanCER suRvivoRs day lunChEon
Join us for the 18th annual National Cancer Survivors Day Luncheon
with keynote speaker Eric Shanteau; cancer survivor and Olympic
athlete. Eric will share his inspirational story before heading off to
London for the 2012 Olympic Games.


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Tuesday, May 22, 2012 11:30 AM The Westin Galleria Hotel                             ZetA tAu AlPHA
This year’s honorees:                                                       cyPress, teXAs AluMnAe cHAPter
Beverly and Warren Bright, crucial supporters of CanCare                                 Pink Tie AFFAir FundrAiSer
and extraordinary volunteers                                          The Cypress, TX Alumnae Chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha is excited to an-
Nancy Wilfong, board member and longtime community                    nounce that plans are underway for our 2nd Annual Pink Tie Affair Casino
supporter of CanCare                                                  Evening on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at the Sterling Country Club
First Junior Woman’s Club, one of CanCare’s integral                  at Houston National. The Pink Tie Affair is an opportunity for the local
community partners.                                                   community to gather in celebration and remembrance of those who
                                                                      have been affected by breast cancer. The evening will include Casino
Please contact Nicole Dixon at 713-461-0028 for                       Games, a Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament, Hors d’oeuvres, Dancing, Door
 additional information.                                              Prizes, Raffle and a Silent Auction.

                                                                      In order to make our fundraiser as successful as possible, we are looking
     A “MAgicAl” FundrAiser For HFAc                                  to the good neighbors of our Community for their support. There are
            Actors AcAdeMy                                            many ways in which you can contribute to the Pink Tie Affair as either a
June 15th-17th                                                        sponsor or a donor. The Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation is a not-for-profit,
Houston Family Arts Center (HFAC) invites you to join them this Fa-   tax-exempt organization as defined by the Internal Revenue Code,
ther’s Day weekend for five unforgettable performances filled with    Section 501(c) 3 and all qualified donations made to ZTA Foundation
comedy, spectacle and wonder featuring “Atlantic City Entertainer     are tax-deductable, so please consider helping us make a difference
of the Year Award” nominee Harry Maurer. The performances,            in the lives of women everywhere.
June 15-17, 2012 will benefit the HFAC Actors Academy.
                                                                      The Pink Tie Affair fundraising event, through the ZTA Foundation,
All performances will be held on the HFAC Garza Main Stage            supports breast cancer education and awareness, the Komen Race for
Theatre located at 10760 Grant Road in Northwest Houston.             the Cure® Survivor program, scholarships, educational programming
Show times are Friday, June 15th at 8:00 PM, Saturday, June           and leadership development. Through our affiliations with The Susan
16th at 6:00 PM and 8:30 PM and Sunday, June 16th at 2:00 PM          G. Komen Foundation, Yoplait, The NFL and Self Magazine, the ZTA
and 7:00 PM.                                                          Foundation has donated millions of dollars to this worthy cause. As one
                                                                      of the leading causes of death in women, breast cancer affects us all.
Reserved seating tickets are only $25 for adults and $15 for stu-
                                                                      We had a great turnout for last year’s first annual, raising $7000 toward
dents and seniors. Special family packages are available as well!
                                                                      our cause and anticipate an even better 2012. If you are interested in
Families of four or more will receive a $15 discount. Select your
                                                                      purchasing tickets or other ways of contributing to the event, please
seats online at www.houstonfac.com or call the HFAC Box Office
                                                                      contact Natalie Taylor at daisemail@comcast.net or www.cypresszta.
at 281-685-6374.
                                                                      com, our website. We hope to have your support and to see you there!
visit www.hfac-fundraiser.com for more information about the
show and “Free Magic Tricks” to inspire you.

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              HALTER INC. 2012 CAmpS
What do we do? During our day camps, we work with farm animals
including horses, goats, cows, pigs, rabbits, and chickens. We also
will be riding horses. There will be arts and crafts, movies, snacks
and lots of fun!
What do I wear? Everyone must wear long pants, tucked in shirts,
closed toes shoes w/heels.
What do I need to bring? A lunch & drink.
At Halter Inc. we take care of the fun!

                     Summer CAmpS 2012
June 4th -8th           July 16th - 20th
June 25th - 29th        July 23rd- 27th  July 9th - 13th

August 6th - 10th
Hours: 9 AM - 4 PM
Cost: $200 for the week
$50 deposit holds your place. Must be paid in full by
may 15, 2012.
Camp must have 5 children signed up to make.

                         Halter Inc.
            17410 Clay road Houston, TX 77084
          (between Barker Cypress and Highway 6)
            p: 281-861-9138      c: 281-508-6501
         director@halterinc.org - www.halterinc.org


   HOuSTON FAMIly ARTS CENTER ACTORS ACADEMy
           ANNOuNCES      2012 SuMMER CAMpS!
Houston Family Arts Center (HFAC) Actors Academy announces
their 2012 Summer Performing Arts Camps.

This summer, the HFAC Actors Academy is offering 37 different 1 and
3-week performing arts camps for grades 1-12. HFAC camps run
June 4 through August 26, 2012 and feature acting, singing and

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dance instruction as well as performance opportunities in musicals,   Session I – Camp Liberty is June 4th-8th and will held at 15919 Ridge
dramas and comedies - especially designed for kids and teens!         Park Dr.; Session II - Sunny Fun in the Funny Sun is July 16th-20th and
                                                                      will be at our new location 18081 West Rd.; Session III - Sticky, Oozy
The HFAC Actors Academy 3-week Musical Theatre Performance            Science Doozy is August 6th-10th and will be at our new location
Camps for grades 1-3 and 4-6 are A Year with Frog and Toad,           18081 West Rd. The cost per camp per child is $120. You may pay
Disney’s Cinderella Kids, Jack and the Giant, and Disney’s The        $60 now and the remaining $60 on the first day of camp. Registra-
Jungle Book Kids. HFAC is offering twelve 1-week camps for grades     tion forms are online or in the preschool office. To download a form
1-6 that include Acting Up, Imagination Theatre, Triple Threat Fun,   from the Cornerstone website, go to www.cornerstoneumc.org and
The Lights of Broadway, Nail that Audition, Disney Magic, Mix-up      click on “preschool.” You can print the form and have it filled out
Melodrama, Musical Theatre Song & Dance, Fractured Fairy Tales,       before you arrive, saving yourself time!
Actors Workshop, When You Wish Upon a Star and So You Want
to be a Pop Star.                                                     Before each camp session begins, you will hear from your child’s
                                                                      teacher so you can learn more about the camp and she will answer
HFAC has numerous performance opportunities for teens in grades       any questions you may have about the week-long fun. Each day your
7-12 including a 4-week performance camp for 42nd Street, a           child will bring a backpack and a lunch as they enjoy each other and
1-week Triple Threat Boot Camp, a 1-week Jazz Intensive, a 2-week     the special things they will do during the week. We look forward to
performance camp for Lend Me a Tenor and a 3-week performance         having your child at camp this summer! It’s a great time for everyone
camp for the Gilbert & Sullivan favorite The Pirates of Penzance.     and you don’t want to miss any of it!

All camps include two complimentary tickets to the show, a camp       Registration will continue through May 11, 2012. Please call the
t-shirt, a script, costumes and other needed materials.               preschool office at 281-859-1612 if you have any questions. The
                                                                      preschool office hours are: Monday-Thursday, 9:00 AM -1:00 PM
For more info and to register for summer camps check the HFAC         and Friday, 9:00 AM-12:00 noon.
Actors Academy website at www.hfacacademy.com or call 281-
685-2623.
                                                                                      calvary communiTy church
       The Family oF FaiTh Preschool                                                       arTreach camP
                                                                      Join us at Calvary Community Church for our annual kids arts camp
               summer camP                                            June 11th-15th! Come experience five exciting days of fun and cre-
Summer Camp starts June 4th! We are offering a different theme        ative activities as kids express their God given creative talents through
camp each week to children ages 18 mos. through 5th grade. The        art, dance, drama, music and other talents. Kids get to explore their
hours of the camp are 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM. Please contact us for        artistic gifts through interactive workshops while making new friends
registration details at 281-855-2950 or come by and take a tour       and having fun!
at 16710 FM 529 Rd., Houston TX 77095.
                                                                      Each day kids enjoy art, music, games, discovery time and one
       camP cornersTone is The Place                                  workshop of their choice. Each workshop encourages kids in their
              To be This summer                                       unique gifts and talents while we prepare for the Parents Program.
                                                                      Workshops are: Dance (lively and diverse styles of movement), Drama
 For ages 2 Through comPleTion oF 4Th grade!                          (for budding performers), Drawing (for creative artists), Prop Art (cre-
Camp Cornerstone is a week-long camp facilitated by Cornerstone       ate props and decorations for the program), Set Design (for builders)
United Methodist Church and is for children ages 2 through the        and Photography (colorful and artistic pictures). Some workshops are
completion of 4th grade. Children must be 2 by June 1, 2012.          age restricted to 3rd - 5th grade. All workshops have limited space,
Camp hours are 9:30 AM-1 p.m. There are 3 sessions throughout         so register early to get your first choice!
the summer and you are invited to participate in any or all!
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On Friday kids present an original program showcasing their unique
God given talents through art, dance, drama, music, props and
photos for parents and friends. It will be a colorful, creative show
everyone will enjoy!

ArtReach 2012 begins each day at 10:00 AM and finishes at 3:00
PM. The cost for this five-day art camp is just $40 per kid and in-
cludes all activities, a delicious lunch and a t-shirt (while supplies
last). Kids who have completed Kindergarten (and are age six by
September 1, 2012) through 5th grade are invited to come. Regis-
tration begins May 1st and continues as long as space is available.

Calvary Community Church is a Copperfield area church located
at 7550 Cherry Park Drive, Houston, 77095. On Calvary’s website
www.calvaryhouston.com updated information and the ArtReach
registration form are available. If you have questions, contact Sheryl
Busch, the Children’s Minister, at sheryl@calvaryhouston.com or call
the church office: 281-550-4323.

              Cypress Lakes to Host
              a summer sCienCe Camp
This summer Cypress Lakes Science Olympiad will host its 4th annual
Summer Science Camp for kids ages 8-13 who are interested in
science. The camp includes experiments, field trips, demonstrations,
sports and other exciting activities. There will be a 1-week sessions
offered this summer: June 18th - June 22nd. The camp costs $150
per week, goes from Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM and
space is limited. For more information or registration you can visit our
website www.cylakesseacamp.webs.com. This is a great opportunity
for any child interested in Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Engineering
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The epic story presented in Les Misérables School Edition is a great    the Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary, 440 Wilchester Boulevard. The
way to introduce children to the magic of musical theatre. Broad-       programs feature fun nature talks, stories, crafts, hands-on activities
way’s legendary musical, originally adapted from Victor Hugo’s          and walks in the woods. The cost is $5 per child or a 5-session card
timeless novel, has been specially adapted to meet the needs of         can be purchased for $20. The child must be accompanied by an
young performers. Relentless in its musical drive, Les Misérables       adult during the program. For more information, please visit www.
School Edition is filled with powerful imagery of darkness and light,   houstonaudubon.org or contact docent@houstonaudubon.org or
highlighting, throughout its dramatic action, the struggle inherent     713-464-4900.
in the human condition and the indomitability of the spirit, despite
great suffering.                                                        Upcoming programs include:
                                                                        May 8th & 9th: Life in the Pond
Set in 19th century France, this classic and poignant musical, tells
the story of Jean Valjean, a strong-hearted man jailed for stealing
a loaf of bread. As he struggles to make a new life for himself given
his new found freedom, he must grapple with questions of faith,
                                                                              The NeW Thomas a. Glazier seNior
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Performances:                                                                                        of the intersection of Hwy. 6 and Clay
Wednesday, May 9th at 7:30 PM Thurs, May 10th at 7:30 PM                                             Road. All classes/programs are FREE
Saturday, May 12th at 3:00 PM Sat, May 12th at 7:30 PM                                               for Harris County residents aged 55+.
Sunday, May 13th at 3:00 PM                                                                          Must register in person with photo ID
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TICKET PRICES: $16/adults, $14/seniors (65+), $12/students, re-                                      and attend all future classes. You may
served seating. Select your seats online at www.houstonfac.com or                                    register Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM
call the HFAC Box Office at 281-685-6374.                               - 3:00 PM. If you have questions, classes offered or need directions,
                                                                        please call us at 713-274-3250.

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Enjoy the outdoors with your child, age 2 1/2 to 5, at Audubon nature   teaching your own class!
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May Schedule - Must preregister in person (or by phone if already          For more information, please contact MDA Director of Business
registered and participating at center), 713-274-3250.                     Development Carrie Dalton at 713-522-3679 or
May 11th - Living Wills and Advanced Directives                             cdalton@mdausa.org.
           (Attorney Presentation); 1-2:00 PM
May 15th - Know the Ten Signs of Alzheimer’s; 1-2:00 PM                                    MeMorial Day CereMony
May 15th - Gift Box making; 10:00 AM-Noon
May 15th - Emotional Health (part of the popular                                             Harris County Precinct Three Commissioner,
            Brain and Memory Series) 10:00 AM-Noon                                           Steve Radack, will once again honor fallen ser-
May 16th - Butterfly Gardening (fun and inspirational!) 10-11:00 AM                          vicemen and servicewomen during his annual
May 17th - learn to Make Memory Books; 1-2:30 PM                                             Memorial Day Ceremony at the Harris County
May 17th - Meet Doctor Freytag - Nutrition and                                               War Memorial in Bear Creek Pioneers Park on
           Back Pain Advice; 1-3:30 PM                                                       Monday, May 28th at 2 PM.
May 22nd - Alzheimer’s vs. Dementia? 1-2:00 PM
May 23rd - Brain Repair and Memory; 1-3:00 PM                              The Harris County War Memorial displays the names of Harris
May 25th - Cooking with Herbs and Spices (hands-on); 10-11:00 AM           County residents who lost their lives defending our country in
May 30th - BBB - latest Scams and Schemes Against Seniors                  World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, The Persian
            in Houston; 1-2:00 PM                                          Gulf War, Iraq and the current conflict in Afghanistan.
May 31st - Who Get’s Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate?
           A great will class! 1-2:00 PM

Computer classes year-round (must preregister).

 Houston Fire FigHters Making Houston
tHe City witH tHe Biggest Heart For MDa                                         Cooks uP Houston’s Hot suMMer
It’s official, Houstonians through the Houston Fire Fighters raised a            Break™ BeneFits annuaL eVent
record breaking $509,961 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association            The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo today announced the
making them the #1 Fill-the-Boot department in the country for the         launch of a new summer festival, benefiting the Show and allow-
last 9 out of 10 years raising more than $6.3 million during that time.    ing Houstonians an enjoyable, refreshing and entertaining break
                                                                           from the city’s summer heat.
For more than 50 years fire fighters have helped MDA by filling their
boots with donations from the citizens of their community. Houston         Houston’s Hot Summer Break, July 4-8, 2012, is an all day, five-
Professional Fire Fighters Local #341 will continue their 2012 Fill-the-   day music, food, beer, wine and spirits festival, featuring top chefs
Boot fundraising campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association on        and mixologists, shopping, and live music. Held completely inside
Saturday, May 12th during the hours of 10 AM and 2 PM to collect           Reliant Center, the summer event includes cooking demonstrations,
funds for the campaign.                                                    a beer brewing competition, wine and liquor seminars and the
                                                                           search for Houston’s best cocktail, margarita and martini.
The Fire Fighters rely on support and donations from the community
for the success of the campaign. Proceeds raised during the street-side    Patrons also can explore both floors of Reliant Center to listen and
campaign will help support MDA services and research programs,             dance to live concerts featuring country, blues and jazz music,
including MDA’s outpatient clinics at Texas Children’s Hospital and        along with disc jockeys playing a mix of club music.
The Methodist Neurological Institute. Money raised from Fill-the-Boot
also sends young people ages 6-17 to MDA summer camp, held in
Burton, Texas.
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“We are thrilled to announce the development of Houston’s Hot              May from 1:00 - 3:00 PM. Casual attire and pre-meeting lunch at
Summer Break,” said Skip Wagner, president of the Houston Live-            the Omni Hotel. Genealogical research trips, speakers, workshops,
stock Show and Rodeo. “Houstonians love to celebrate and this              special events and genealogy Library. Contact Gary at 281-398-
festival offers them a really cool way to do so. We look forward to        0333, email getober@hotmail.com or Alan at 281-579-0480, email
making it one of the best and most successful events of its kind,          Leeds3@swbell.net for more information.
offering attendees the ability to get away without going away!”
                                                                           CLASSES
                                                                           R.A.D. - the Rape Aggression Defense System is a 5-day (15 hours)
            BEAR CREEK COMMUNITY CENTER                                    program of realistic, self-defense tactics and techniques. June 4th
         3055 Bear Creek Drive                                             through June 8th, 12:00 to 3:00 PM. the R.A.D. System is a compre-
                                                                           hensive course for women that begins with awareness, prevention,
                 www.pCt3.hCtx.net
                                                                           risk reduction and avoidance, while progressing on to the basics
Please call for more information or to register for any of these classes   of hands-on defense training. R.A.D. is not a Martial Art program.
     .
ASAP All classes are FREE OF CHARGE and are suited for adults,             Please call BCCC for any questions and to register.
unless otherwise noted and are open to the public.                         MEET AND MINGLE - 65+ - Meet new friends! Come join us for
                            OnGOinG                                        coffee and cookies on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, 7:00 to 9:00 PM at
SENIOR DAY - Every Wed. at BCCC, join seniors for a day of fun             BCCC. For more info., call Angie at 281-550-0908.
and games. Bridge, Canasta, Pinochle and 42 are played starting
at 9:00 AM. We also have afternoon bridge at 12:00 PM.
WALKERCISE - BCCC offers walkercise every day at 8:00 AM. this is            KATHERINE TYRA (BEAR CREEK) PUBLIC LIBRARY
an indoor class that’s equivalent to a two-mile walk. Classes are free.
STRETCH AND TONE - Stretch and tone is designed to improve
flexibility, strength and endurance. You will see better body composi-
tion, improved strength and range of motion. this class is geared          Our hours are: Monday - 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Tuesday/Thursday -
for all fitness levels. Bring a mat or towel and join us Tues. and
                                                                           10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Wednesday -10:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Friday - 1:00
Thurs. from 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM. Classes are free.
                                                                           PM - 6:00 PM, Saturday - 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Sunday - Closed.
AEROBICS - Aerobics combines muscle toning exercise and low-
impact mid-intensity aerobics. Benefits include increased metabolic
rate, which promotes efficient fat loss and improved body composi-                                SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
tion. Classes are free. Call BCCC for more information.                    Adults
NEEDLEWORK GROUP - the ladies of the BCCC Needlework Group                   THE BEAR CREEK BOOK CLUB – First Wednesday, 7:00 PM.
are looking for new members. If you enjoy embroidery, cross-stitch         Join the Bear Creek Book Club to discuss Brooklyn by Colm toibin.
or creative sewing, please join us Tues. mornings at 10:00 AM.               THE FRIENDS OF THE BEAR CREEK LIBRARY - Monday, May
FUN TIME ART GROUP - Every Thursday morning from 9:00                      14th, 6:00 PM. Planning Meeting: the Friends of the Library, a non-
AM to noon, would like to extend an invitation to adults to visit and      profit organization that raises funds for library programs and materi-
join this no fee art group. Painting is in all mediums of your choice      als, is actively seeking new members. Did you enjoy a program at
and help is available from all members. Come have fun together!            the library? If you did, thank the Friends. Better yet, join the Friends.
Call for more information.                                                 Come to the meeting and see what it is all about!
CONVERSATIONAL FRENCH - BCCC offers anyone who has the ba-                    NEW VOLUNTEER ORIENTATIONS - Monday, May 21st at
sic knowledge of the French Language to join our French Language           6:30 PM. Interested in volunteering at the library? We have periodic
group, which meets at BCCC every Wednesday at 11:00 AM.                    orientation sessions to introduce you to our library and what kinds
BEAR CREEK GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY & LIBRARY INC. - Wel-                      of work you could do. Applications are available at the Information
comes all genealogical researchers, novice to expert, to join us.          Desks (must be signed by guardian if volunteer is under 18). Volun-
Meetings: second Thursday of each month, September through                 teers under the age of 12 must volunteer with a parent or guardian.

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                                                                 ,
11:00 AM. The Library is hosting a mystery book club! All sleuths
and amateur Sherlocks heed this call! Come to this lively group
and share your passion for mysteries!
                                                                                  Bear Creek Baptist ChurCh, VBs
                                                                          Join us at Bear Creek Baptist Church for Amazing Wonders Aviation
                                     -                  , 4:00 PM. The    Vacation Bible School and watch amazing things happen as kids come
Bear Creek Knitters Club is a place to share ideas, to learn new          closer to God than ever before. See lives changed as they tour the
knitting techniques or to teach someone else a new knitting skill.        wonders of God’s creation and explore His awesome power!
Don’t miss out on the weekly fun!! Make sure to bring your needles
and yarn. All ages welcome!                                               AWA Flight PS147:5 departs every day at 9:00 AM and deplane
                                    –                                     promptly at 12:30 PM. the week of                  th   th
                                                                                                                                     . Passengers
5th at 2:00 PM. Enjoy an action packed film with big sound and            must be 5 years of age by                         . Online registration
big screen; a deal that can’t be beat!! Check with the library staff      begins                  th
                                                                                                    . There is no cost for this year’s VBS. Bear
regarding title and ratings information.                                  Creek Baptist Church is located at 5901 N. Fry Road in Katy, Texas.
                                         -                            ,   For additional information, please call 281-859-9900.
10:00 AM. Beginning Computer Classes: These classes are designed
for people looking to learn about computers at a very introductory        In this one-week adventure, kids encounter God’s awesome power
level. All classes are free of charge. The first twelve patrons will be   through Bible stories, crafts, motivating music and games. Can’t wait
accommodated.                                                             to see you there!

                                                                                          Cornerstone uMC, VBs
                                        , 4:00 PM. Want to do
something fun and interesting after school? The library is hosting        Cornerstone United Methodist Church (UMC) invites children ages 4
weekly Teen events. You can watch an anime, take part in a book           (as of              ) through kids entering 5th grade on a Vacation
or movie critic club and so much more!                                    Bible School (VBS) Deep Sea Adventure in FAITH and Daring to Go
                                                                          Deep With GOD at Operation Overboard! Our adventures include
                                                                          regular Deep Sea Voyages in Bible fun, creative crafts, exciting water
                                                                          science and energizing music.

                                                                          VBS will be held         th                    th
                                                                                                                            from 9 AM to noon
                                                                          at our West Road location (18081 West Road at the corner of West
                                                                          Road and Barker Cypress across from the Berry Center and behind the
                                                                          CVS). Admission is $15 per child, which includes a t-shirt and pictures.
                                                        children.
   st
                                 , 10:30 AM -                             Registration forms are available online at www.cornerstoneumc.
All materials are furnished. Recommended for children ages 0-36           org or in the church office at 15919 Ridge Park across from Lowery
months.                                                                   Elementary. If you have any questions or need directions call the
                                                                          church office at 281-859-4141. We look forward to seeing your little
                                                                          divers as they develop and grow as followers of God.


                                                                                                   teMpLe sinai
                                                                                                                             . The fun begins
                                                                                                                               th
All programs are free and open to the public. For more information        at 9 AM for sign in and game play is at 9:30 AM. Register by calling
call 281-550-0885 or log on to www.hcpl.net.                              Cindy at Temple Sinai.

                                                                          For more information, contact Cindy Crump at 281-496-5950.
                                                                          Temple Sinai, 13875 Brimhurst Drive, Houston, TX 77077, 281-496-
                                                                          5950, www.temple-sinai.org.

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            CHRIST APOSTOLIC CHURCH
            BETWEEN JOBS NETWORKING                                        Iva’s Clean & Shine
                                                                          Housecleaning Service
Every Tuesday, 10:00 AM Limited Seating
CAC is dedicated to helping, networking, educating and empowering
those who still believe in the American dream. We believe that God
has a job for you somewhere and it will take networking power to
get the job. Information is power. It is all about job networking and
helping one another. Come and network with others between jobs.
                                                                                                        Serving all your
Located at 5930 Hwy. 6 N., Suite F-1, Houston, TX 77084,
                                                                                                        Home & Office
281-804-2520, Fax 281-741-1686.
                                                                                                        Cleaning Needs
             HOLy COvENANT UMC
          WEdNESdAy NIGHT ENCOUNTER
Come join us at Holy Covenant United Methodist Church for
Wednesday Night Encounter - a night of fellowship and a meal.
Dinner is at 5:45 PM. We have something to do for everyone. Come
and bring a friend or two!

   BEAR CREEK UNITEd METHOdIST CHURCH                                                                            20% OFF
        ATTENTION: CAREGIVERS OF ELDERLY PERSONS
Did you know that on the second Friday of each month Bear Creek
                                                                                         Your First Cleaning
United Methodist Church provides a caring, Christian atmosphere for
your loved one? The program, scheduled from 10 AM to 1:30 PM. This         “We aren’t happy until you are”
gathering provides free time for caregivers and includes crafts, chair
exercises, word games, entertainment, lunch and more. Caregivers
are also welcome to stay and join the fun. For more information or
                                                                                   (832) 659-8452
to register, please call the church office at 281-463-2330.

Bear Creek United Methodist Church is located at 16000 Rippling
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Meetings are held at West Houston Church of Christ at 17100 West
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     COPPERFIELD CHURCH SENIOR ADULTS
GAME DAY - The first Friday of the month - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
                                                                                               AREA BINGOS
BIBLE STUDY - Wednesday - 9:30 am - 11:00 am                                                  EPIPHANY BINGO
                                                                        Epiphany Bingo has been conducting bingo games on the west side
DAY TRIPS - monthly - Schedule differs. For more info.,                 since February 14, 1986. Epiphany conducts their bingo games every
www.copperfieldchurch.com or call 281-856-2273.                         Friday night except holidays. ThErE IS NO SmOkING allOWEd
                                                                        durING all BINGO GamES. They have a jackpot game of $750.
WALKING GROUP (aka Holy Strollers) - 8:30 am - 9:30 am,                 maximum prize giveaways of $2,500, allowed by law, are given
Monday, Wednesday and Friday.                                           away every Bingo Night! They have security, lighted parking, big
                                                                        screen color monitor, computerized bingo equipment, snack bar, and
Come join our group! We are an active, fun-loving bunch. Once you       large cash prizes. profits are used for charitable outreach programs,
come for a visit and get to know us, you’ll want to be a part of our    building expansion, and payment towards debt. Epiphany Catholic
Senior adult Group. You do not have to be a member of Copperfield       Church conducts its bingo games at the Church Community Center,
Church to be a part of our Senior adult Group.                          1530 Norwalk dr. (between Fry and mason roads, south of I-10
                                                                        behind Nottingham Subdivision) off highland knolls every Friday
                                                                        night. Early bird games begin at 7:30 pm and regular games at
                                                                        8:00 pm. For more information, call the bingo hall number 281-578-
                                                                        3905. during Bingo nights, you may also call the Community Center
                                                                        number, 281-578-5078. Come, have some fun, bring your friends
                                                                        and neighbors, win some money and make some new friends.

                                                                        ST. BARTHOLOmEw THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC
        ALEXIS                                                                      CHURCH BINGO
                                                                        at St. Bartholomew the apostle Catholic Church in downtown katy,

 PAINTING                                                               “BINGO” is being played in our parish hall every Friday evening
                                                                        except holidays. doors open at 7:00 pm, games start at 7:15 pm
                                                                        with four Early Bird games. regular games start at 7:30 pm. maxi-
                                                                        mum prizes given away every evening of $2,500. Governed by the
                                        Get in Shape                    state of Texas. They have the most modern computerized BINGO
                                        for Summer!                     equipment for verifying winnings, along with TV monitors for your


                                      WATER AEROBIC CLASSES
                                                    at
                                                                                         GARDENING TIPS FOR MAY
                                                                        inches thick at all times. Fertilize camellias lightly for second time.
                                       Pine Forest NEW Resort Pool
                                                                        a high phosphorous fertilizer for bloom. If iron deficiencies appear
     Interior/Exterior Painting            No need to be a member       (yellow leaves) use Green light Iron and soil acidifier according to
                                            or know how to swim!        label directions.
                                        Classes start in May-August     has many solutions, but to handle both at once you can use either
                           ®                Tues./Thurs. 7-8 PM         Orthenex Insect & disease Control Formula III or just plain soapy
                                                                        water (liquid Ivory 1 tsp. - 1 Tbsp. for insects and 4 tsp. baking soda
                                            To register call            for fungus in every gallon of water. keep solution mixed and apply
                                                                        to upper and lower sides of the leaves. rinse with clear water 3 to
  17+ Years Experience                     281-463-8790                 4 hours later. Frequency caution should be used.
                                                   or                     mulching your beds now will lessen your need for watering, moder-
     FREE Estimates                                                     ate the soil temperature and help control weeds. many spring annuals
                                                 email:
   713-367-5477
                                                                        such as pansies should be removed to make way for heat-lovers. Con-
                                      lindadgriffeth@yahoo.com          sider adding ferns to your garden in the shadier spots. They provide
                                                                        a good contrast for you flowers and an “appearance” of coolness.
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                                                                  BEAR CREEK TEENAGE JOB SEEKERS
If you are between 12 and 18 and would like to be added to the teenage job seeker’s list, please fill out the form in the newsletter with
your name, age, birthdate (mon. & yr.), phone number, (one only) year you will graduate (or grade presently in) and the name of your
subdivision. Check the list of jobs you want on your form. Mail to Krenek Printing, 7102 Glen Chase Ct., Houston, TX 77095 or email to
news@krenekprinting.com. Must have parent(s) permission.

Susan Carlile - B, PP                                               18   281-550-5312                           TEENAGE JOB SEEKERS-BEAR CREEK
Tyler Blaha - C, H, PP L
                      ,                                             19   281-463-7451                    Please place my name on the Job Seekers List
Courtney Covington - H, PP                                          17   281-463-2847                   (Students must be 12 before they can be added to the babysitting list.)
Morgan Gravett - B, PP                                              17   832-722-0123                                   Please fill in all information
Sarah Young - B, P                                                  18   281-861-6741
                                                                                                  Job(s) _________________________________                          B -Babysitting
Meg Mcandrews - B, PP                                               17   281-550-3902
Leslie Balmaceda - B, P T (K-4), SL
                          ,                                         17   281-858-5418             Name _________________________________                            SS -Safe Sitter
Shannon Carr - B, P FAC, CPR
                    ,                                               15   281-859-1070                                                                               SL -Swim Lessons
                                                                                                  Street _________________________________                          CPR -CPR Certified
                ,
Kyle Mabe - PP T (K-5, Math/Sci.)                                   14   281-856-6471
                                                                                                                                                                    FAC -First Aid Cert.
Quintis George - B, SL, SS, H, L, C                                 18   281-636-7212             Email _________________________________
                                                                                                                                                                    RCC -Red Cross Cert.
Chyann Shaw - PP                                                    14   832-507-1987                                                                               P -Pet Care (only)
                                                                                                  Birthdate - Mo/Yr_________________________
Kelsey Martinez - B, C, H, P                                        16   832-414-4549                                                                               PP -Pet/Plant Sitter
Chyann Fay - P T, B
               ,                                                    14   832-507-1987             Age ______ Yr HS Grad________ or Gr ________                      H -Housecare
                        ,
Jojuan Angelle - B, PP H, L, C                                      14   832-388-6381                                                                               L -Lawncare
                                                                                                  Phone _________________________________
                             ,
Brianna Szymanski - B, H, PP FAC, RCC, T (K-5)                      16   832-552-3924                                                                               T -Tutor
Blaire Peddicord - B, H, PP                                         16   832-341-9026             Subd__________________________________                            C -Car Detailing
Lauren Roper - B, H, PP                                             15   281-345-8815
Demetrius Oliveras - T (K-6)                                        15   832-858-3488               I give my permission for my child’s name and phone number to be published
Gloria Godwin - B, SL, CPR, FAC, PP T (K-8)
                                    ,                               16   832-578-9375                     in the ‘Teenage Job Seekers’ section of our subdivision newsletter.
                       ,
Alexis Shorkey - B, PP H                                            13   281-774-8211
                                                                                                  Parent Signature ____________________________________________________
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                                                           “I’m In PAIN”
                                                     Can Chiropractic Help ME ?
                                                 We are often asked, “What’s the best way of finding out whether or not a doctor
                                                 of chiropractic can help my problem?”
                                                 We believe the answer can be found in a complete chiropractic consultation and
                                                 examination, including x-rays. And to help find out for sure, we will do a complete
                                                 consultation and examination, including x-rays, if necessary,
                                                 (procedures that normally cost $187.00 or more) for $25.00.
                                                 We will make this special program available through May. The only exception
                                                 to the offer involves personal injury cases (workers’ compensation and auto accidents)
                                                 in which there is no charge directly to the patient.



                                                                       25.
                                                                                                   Reg. $187.00 Program
                                                                   $                 00       Must present ad at time of appointment.
                                                                                                       Expires 5/31/2012
     DR. LARA-ANN CLINTON
        DR. JOE CLINTON                                                                     YOUR INITIAL VISIT WILL INCLUDE:
                                                   THESE CONDITIONS ARE SOME

     281-855-2277                                    OF THE DANGER SIGNALS:                  A private consultation with the doctor.
                                                     Headache                                X-rays, if necessary.
                              Bear Creek             Arthritic pain by stiff neck
                                                     Loss of sleep                           A thorough spinal examination including
                              Center
                                                     Scoliosis (Curvature of the spine)         orthopedic & neurological test.
                                                     Leg pain & numbness                     A confidential report of our findings.
                  HWY. 6




                                                     Arm pain & numbness
                           CAIRNWAY
                                                     Backache                               An explanation of our treatment procedure
                           CLAY ROAD                 Fatigue                                   if we determine chiropractic can help you.
                                                     Tension                                A REFERRAL TO THE PROPER SPECIALIST IF WE
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  MOTHER’S DAY CELEBRATION TIPS                                            Garlic Prime rib
                                                                           INGREDIENTS:                                           Cook’s
                                                                                                                                  Corner
This year we celebrate Mother’s Day on May 13 . The modern
                                                      th

American holiday officially began in 1914, when President Woodrow          1 (10 pound) prime rib roast
Wilson declared the second Sunday in May a day to honor all the            10 cloves garlic, minced
mothers of mere mortals like us. Here are some tips on celebrating         2 tablespoons olive oil
all things mom!                                                            2 teaspoons salt
                                                                           2 teaspoons ground black pepper
1. Deliver the classic Mother’s Day treat: Cook her favorite morning       2 teaspoons dried thyme
fare and tuck her favorite flowers into a small crystal vase. Fill the
tray with small presents.
2. Take your mother on a trip: Make it as simple as                        DIRECTIONS:
   a weekend getaway or as elaborate as a U.S. tour!                       Preheat the oven to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C). Place the
3. Surprise your mother with a visit if she lives far away.                roast in a roasting pan with the fatty side up. In a small bowl, mix
4. Deliver her present by way of a treasure hunt.                          together the garlic, olive oil, salt, pepper and thyme. Spread the
5. Honor your mother’s memory if she’s no longer living.                   mixture over the fatty layer of the roast and let the roast sit out until
    Send a donation to her favorite charity or spend the day               it is at room temperature, no longer than 1 hour.
    working for her favorite cause. Do things she taught you to love.
6. Thank the women who produced your favorite people - send                Bake the roast for 20 minutes in the preheated oven, then reduce
cards, flowers or notes to the mothers of your friends, even if you’ve
never met them.                                                            the temperature to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C), and continue
7. Throw a Mother’s Day party for your mother, your friends                roasting for an additional 60 to 75 minutes. The internal tempera-
    and their mothers.                                                     ture of the roast should be at 145 degrees F (53 degrees C) for
                                                                           medium rare.

               celebrate memorial Day                                      Allow the roast to rest for 10 or 15 minutes before carving
                                                                           so the meat can retain its juices.
Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our        http://allrecipes.com/ Submitted by Chef Mike
nation’s service. Check out these few ideas on enjoying this holiday:


Ways to observe Memorial Day:                                                                             Fruit DiP
 Wear red poppies on Memorial Day to honor those                           INGREDIENTS:
  who died serving the United States during war                            1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
 Visit cemeteries to place flags/flowers on the graves                     1 (7 ounce) jar marshmallow creme
  of veterans for Memorial Day
 Visit a memorial                                                          DIRECTIONS:
 Attend a Memorial Day parade to honor fallen heroes
 Family and friends get together for a Picnic for Memorial Day             Using an electric mixer, blend cream cheese and marshmallow.
 Memorial Day is unofficial kick-off of summer season                      Serve with fruit of your choice.
                                                                           http://allrecipes.com/ Submitted by Crystal Gossett

30                                                                                                        Bear Creek              May 2012
   Classified Ads                                                        How to Contact Krenek Printing
                                                                           Free to non-profit        NEWS ARTICLES
                          FOR SALE                                           organizations.          DEADLINE: 10th of preceding month.
10-speed bike, $150. Arm chair and sofa, $125. Computer ar-
moire, $350. Call 281-856-9621.                                         NEWS@KRENEKPRINTING.COM                    Get the word out!

Pink prom/quinceanera dress by Tiffany, size 6, beaded sleeveless
corset top with cinderella skirt, excellent condition, $175 (cash
only). Can email photos. Call 713-823-8668.
                                                                       Classified Ads                             Visit the web site
                                                                                                                  to post your ad.
                                                                       DEADLINE: 10th of preceding month.
Total Gym XL Deluxe, paid $1400, sell $595. AB Circle Pro, new-
in-box, $120. 675-power telescope, new-in box, $130. In Cop-           mail, fax or email: CLASSIFIED@KRENEKPRINTING.COM
perfield. Cell 713-557-0889.

New women›s cowboy boots: Justin Ropers, $50. Lucchese smooth
                                                                        Affordable advertising       ADVERTISING
ostrich, $200. Dan Post kangaro skin, $100. Sizes 5.5, 6 and            across Katy & Hwy 6.         DEADLINE:12th of preceding month.
6.5. In Copperfield. Cell 713-557-0889.                                                                          Get prices online
                                                                        ADS@KRENEKPRINTING.COM                  or call us 8:30a - 5p.
Solid wood decorative display cabinet, dark stain, good condition,
$150. 281-463-8655.                                                          (281) 463-8649                 7102 Glen Chase Ct.
Whirlpool large capacity washer and dryer, with agitator,                  fax (281) 463-2425                Houston, TX 77095
good condition, $165 for set. 281-463-8655.
                                                                                  www.krenekprinting.com
Carpet - used. Earth tone, 4 rooms, good condition, $100.
281-463-8655.

Cabinets - kitchen/bath, various sizes. 15 double door cabinets
for rental property, $200. 281-463-8655.
                                                                          Amaya Garage Doors
GE white 10 cycle front load dryer, excellent condition, 5 years          Does your garage door need service? We can help!
old, new $775, sell for $250. 281-787-1205.                                         rs
                                                                           24 Hou
Used Yamaha cornet, model #2330IIA, comes with a BERP and 2
mouthpieces, sizes 6C and 5C and a case, $400. Used Yamaha
flute model #285S, (inline & open holed) with case, $400.
Both used at Aragon Middle School. 281-798-8476 or
linda.markey@sbcglobal.net.                                                 Se Habla
                                                                            Espanol
                                                                                         281-858-9300                      Free
                                                                                                                         Estimates
                                                                                                 281-793-3341
3 piece Ashley oak queen headboard set, $300. Matching chest
of drawers, $150. 6 drawer dresser, $75. White tile/wood dining
table, $40. 832-544-4795.
                                                                                                      Serving your community
Extra-long twin bed, $75. 2 dresser wall unit with desk and shelves,                                  for15 + years
white, $100. Black lacquer, 9 drawer entertainment center/dresser,
$150. 281-463-0163.                                                                                     713.416.7981
                                                                              FENCES
Aeropilates machine (QVC #F09610, $450 w/S&H), rebounder,
magic circle, DVDs, $175.00. 281-395-4274.                                               VERS
                                                                                                S/
Antique (1940) Jenny Lynn crib, maple, great condition, appraised
at $1,100, best offer over $700. 281-728-8429.
                                                                        Fully insured
Love seat, chair, ottoman, wood, cotton fabric, floral design, good
condition, $150. 281-550-2116.
                                                                        Free Estimates
                                                                        1                  www.shaffer.cc
Two IKEA style white bookshelves, $40 each. One small light wood,
2 shelf bookshelf, $20. Blonde wood dresser top with two drawers
and a mirror, $75. If interested, call Jennifer at 713-306-5682.

Two leaf dining room table, 86x40 w/6 chairs. Matching
china cabinet, 54x80, light oak, $400. Call 281-550-0330.




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                                                                                9:30am ek UMC             Quality white iron, twin bed/mattress set, $250. 3 Razor belt scooters,
                                                                                           - noon
                                                                                                          $50 each. 8x10 playhouse, covered porch, shingle roof, windows,
                                                                                                          can be disassembled. You move $800, we move $1000. lov2cook@
  Real Cool All Day                                                                                       swbell.net.

                                                                                                          New G.E. electric stove, five burners, convection, self-cleaning oven,
   Summer Camp                                                                                            $450 OBO. Call M.L. at 713-854-4756.

                                                   June 6 - August 10                                     Senior citizen walker, $35. Shower chair, $50. Bath seat, $15. Electric
                                                                                                          scooter with battery charger included, 3 years old. Electric recliner,
                Monday - Friday, 7 am - 6 pm
                                                                                                          upright chair, $150. Allen & Roth faucet, light oil rubbed bronze,
                  Kindergarten - 8th Grade                                                                model #0097923, 8 in., still in Box, $75. Bathroom vanity top, sink,
              Cost: $130 each week, per child                                                             36x19, light beige, $70. 2 seat patio lounger, new, $150. For pictures
               ($100 each additional sibling)                                                             of all items, please contact Oatespa59@yahoo.com.
       Located at Bear Creek United Methodist Church
                                                                                                          Gorgeous round dining room, solid pine pedestal table with 6 an-
                     This all day camp includes breakfast, lunch & snacks.                                tique side chairs. Superb condition. 46” round extends to 74” oval.
                     *Sports and Athletics *Discovery and Nature *Games                                   This eclectic set will add style to your dining room. Pictures available,
                          *Books *Movies *Art *Table Games *Friends                                       $975. 832-723-3384.
                     Special programs include crafts, cooking and science
                                                                                                          GE refrigerator, Profile 23.6 cft., double door, water/ice dispenser,
         For more information email: jdmeyer50@gmail.com                                                  $350. Dot Matrix printer, XX-P1124, $50. Modern computer table,
                       or call: 281-859-8655                                                              $30. Water bed cover, $10. Hutch with dining table and 6 chairs,
                                                                                                          white wash finish, $600. Call 281-550-6308.

                                  Service A/C Today!                                                      Marcy Home Gym complete with self spotting bench, curling bar, lat-
                                                                                                          pull pully system & over 200 lbs. of weights. Also a chest-explosion
                                                                                                          machine & accessories for the pully system. Excellent condition. $325
                                                                                                          or $350 delivered assembled. 281-881-6405.
                                                                                              m           Sofa good to very good condition, $250 OBO.
                                                                                             p            jordon98@hotmail.com.

                                                                                                          Rolex watch. Call for details. 281-414-3597.
     281-347-2665
             nd
     Free estimate or 2 opinion                                                                           Omega Pro II Racquetball Racket with zip case, never used, $35;
                                                                                                          8” animal gold trim/porcelain (some) plates, $15 - $20 each; Em-
         Air Conditioning Contractors of America
                                                                                                          mot Kelly clown, numbered/framed lithographs, $75 - $100 each.

  $25 off                                                     FREE                   NO Interest          Cheryl 281-543-2409.

    any                                                      Duct Inspection
                                                                                    Up to 36 Months
                                                                                    financing available
                                                                                                          Sliding mirror doors (one pair) for a wardrobe or closet, each door
                                                                                                          is 39 “W x 79”H, together the doors will be good for a 78”W X 79”H
  repair                                                      with tune-up          on select systems
                                                                                   WAC
                                                                                                          wardrobe or closet, comes with upper and bottom alum guide rails,
                                                                                                          the doors are similar to IKEA PAX MALM ward robe article # 900-745-
                                                                                                          72, picture available, asking $205. Contact School8007@aol.com.
        IdealAirServices.com
                                                                                                                           MOVING/GARAGE SALES
DISCLAIMER: Articles and ads in this newsletter express the opinions of their                             Garage sale – Saturday, May 5, 2012 – 9 AM – 3 PM. 19923 Mill-
authors and do not necessarily reflect to opinions of Krenek Printing Co.
or its employees. Krenek Printing is not responsible for the accuracy of any                              stone Ridge Lane (2 streets north of Windystone, close to Fry Road).
facts stated in articles submitted by others. The publisher also assumes no                               Knick-knacks, collector items, pictures and picture frames. Dishes,
responsibility for the advertising content with in this publication. All warran-                          household items, bedding, lots of unique birdhouses, Christmas
ties and representations make in the advertising content are solely that of
the advertiser and any such claims regarding its content should be taken up                               decorations, Christmas lights and craft items.
with the advertiser.
                                                                                                          Moving Sale - Dining room table plus leaf, eight matching chairs,
The publisher assumes no liability with regard to its advertisers for misprints                           small buffet table, $495. Twin size maple wood bed, matching
or failure to place advertising in this publication except for the actual cost of
such advertising.                                                                                         dresser, mirror and nightstand, $250. Rectangular kitchen table,
                                                                                                          four matching chairs, $150. Two striped living room club chairs, $50
Although every effort is taken to avoid mistakes and/or misprints in this publi-                          each. Two fruitwood end tables with marble tops, $40 each. Four
cation the publisher assumes no responsibility for any errors of information or
typographical mistakes, except as limited to the cost of advertising as stated                            upholstered rocking chairs, two ottomans, various lamps, bookcases
above or in the case of misinformation, a printed retraction/correction.                                  and gas-grill. Call 281-217-7735.
Under no circumstances shall the publisher be held liable for incidental or                               Moving - Ivory sofa, $150. Ivory club chair with matching ottoman,
consequential damages, inconvenience, loss of business or services, or any
other liabilities from failure to publish, or from failure to publish in a timely                         $75. Wood and glass coffee table and two matching end tables,
manner, except as limited to liabilities stated above.                                                    $125. Bedroom dressing bench, $35. Glass computer desk, $50.
                                                                                                          Large 1,000 watt home theater speakers in original box. Assorted
                                                     Published by: KRENEK PRINTING CO.
                                                   7102 Glen Chase Ct., Houston, TX. 77095                silver plated giftware. All in excellent condition and priced to sell.
                                                   281-463-8649 news @krenekprinting.com                  281-435-4053.

32                                                                                                                                      Bear Creek        May 2012
                           AUTOMOTIVE                                         LL Hair Studio Salon is hiring experienced stylists! Visit our
2010 Ford F150 XLT with Extended Cab, 4.6L V8. Exterior color, silver, with   website at www.LLHairStudio.com to learn more, or call us
tan cloth interior. Upgraded chrome wheels, 6 foot long bed with liner,       today at 281-550-5302.
power windows and doors, tinted windows, Sirius XM capable, less than
20k miles on it. Direct inquiries to, wj_wilbanks@hotmail.com.                Now Hiring! Do you love children? Small private preschool
                                                                              is now accepting applications. Must be dependable and en-
Rare 1967 Pontiac Firebird convertible, re-built, under warranty, 400         ergetic. Will train. Must have copy of High School Diploma
Pontiac motor-not matching no., less than 400 miles, totally restored, yel-   or GED and copy of Social Security Card. Apply in person to
low with black interior, new paint, new disk brakes, new suspension, new      16618 Clay Road, Suite 400. 281-656-2273.
interior & new black top with cover, new custom sound system, $24,000.
Firm. 281-455-5543.                                                           Michelle’s Salon is looking for good experience hairstylist,
                                                                              massage therapist, nail tech and esthetician, lease or com-
1998 Suzuki 1500 Intruder motorcycle, eggshell on white in color,             mission. 832-878-1052.
 black leather saddle bags, $3,000. 281-726-4305 Pat.
                                                                              The Pediatric Dentist of Katy is looking for a highly motivated
                                                                              Registered Dental Assistant. Our Pediatric Dental practice is
                              WANTED                                          located at 24022 Cinco Village Center Blvd., Suite 210 in Katy.
Wanted: To buy gold jewelry, 10K - 21K and old U. S. coins.                   Our office hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8
713-894-8490.                                                                 AM to 5 PM, with lunch from 12-1 PM. On Fridays we are open
                                                                              from 7:30 AM to 3 PM. Please bring by your resume in person.
Wanted: To buy Rolex watches. 281-414-3597.
                                                                              Housekeepers needed. Great hours for mom’s with school
                                                                              age children. 281-861-0394.
                          HELP WANTED
                                                                              Position available for an experienced hair stylist with a great
Wanted - Hairstylists. Looking for a fun and relaxing place to work, one
                                                                              attitude and good clientele. Benefits available. Call Images
that appreciates you? Look no further! Sheri Marie’s Salon & Co. is hiring
                                                                              Hair Studio at 281-256-2286.
great hairstylists. Call 281-463-7375.
                                                                              Dental Assistant needed, at least 2 years of experience, must
Now hiring Security Officers. Part time/full time on the job training. No
                                                                              be state licensed. 281-550-0900.
experience necessary. Professional & reliable retired welcome. Must pro-
vide TDL, Soc. Sec. card, (clear criminal history). Excellent benefits, all
                                                                              Dental assistant position available. F/T, nonsmoker, experi-
shift available. Call today & set up interview. 281-759-1010. 1035 Dairy
                                                                              enced preferred, knowledge of Dentrix software and bilin-
Ashford, Suite 225, Houston TX, 77079.
                                                                              gual a plus. Must be state licensed; Front desk receptionist,
                                                                              bilingual preferred. Fax resume to: 281-861-7174. Or call
About Hair Salon and Day Spa is seeking experienced stylists.
                                                                              281-861-7500.
Apply in person 15422 FM 529, Houston, TX 77095.
       May 2012          Bear Creek                                                                                                      33
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Stylist position available at Salon Picasso Studios.                       Luxury Royal Sands Resort, Cancun, Mexico. 2 bed / 2 bath, oceanview
 Lease/commission. 281-861-9911.                                           timeshare, available one week only: November 10-17, 2012. Reduced to
                                                                           $1000. Incredible pools, spa, fitness center. Email for info and pictures of
Residential Electrician(s): Journeyman or helper/apprentice.               resort: Luxurycondo@mac.com.
Have experience, references & contact info. ready, beginners
last employment info. Send resume to                                       Playa del Carmen private condo, 2 bed / 2 bath. 1600 square feet, beauti-
randy@westhoustonelectric.com.                                             fully furnished. 2 blocks from beach, 3 blocks from famous Fifth Avenue.
                                                                           Photos, rates, guest reviews at: www.VRBO.com/235451.
                                                                           Call Jeff, 713-856-7774.
                       PETS FOR SALE
AKC Registered 16 week old, red, male Dachshund. Has a                     Las Vegas Timeshare - On the Strip near the airport, sleeps 4, full kitchen,
great personality, $375. 832-474-0869 or 281-392-1093.                     dining & living; jacuzzi in room, 2 TV’s/2 Phones, 2 pools outside building,
                                                                           fitness room, washer/dryer/safe in room, 4 days $355 - 7 days $500. No
Cavalier King Charles puppies for sale - registered, champion              added fees. Cheryl 281-543-2409.
bloodlines. Adorable! Call Karen at 281-743-3500.
                                                                           Vacation home for rent: Hill country vacation home, Cedar Creek Cabin,
Little Miniature Schnauzer puppies for sale, registered.                   new 2/2 with loft, fully furnished, huge front porch, satellite TV, beautiful
Guenther, 281-492-1618.                                                    views, abundant wildlife, Frio River at Concan near Garner State Park, sleeps
                                                                           8. Call 866-7CON-CAN or go to www.frioman.com for more information.
            HOMES/CONDOS FOR SALE
1 story, 4-year-old, 3/2/1 townhome. 12602 Ravensway
                                                                                                             NOVENA
Center Dr. #610, Cypress. 1491 sq. ft., granite in kitchen and             Due to the amount of space involved and the response of those wishing to
bathrooms, 18” tile floors, stainless appliances, $149,900.                publish a Novena to St. Jude, a Novena to St. Jude will be published along
281-630-1629.                                                              with a list of initials of those wishing to publish one. We are sorry, but we
                                                                           cannot make exceptions. $5 Charge for each Novena per area. Please
College Station Gateway Villas Townhome. Beautiful 3                       specify which area you would your Novena to appear in. - Krenek Printing.
bedroom, 3.5 bath, granite countertops, washer/dryer,
refrigerator included. Call 281-744-5304.                                                             NOVENA TO ST. JUDE
                                                                           May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved and preserved
Bay House in Sargent, waterfront property with boat access
                                                                           throughout the world, now and forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus have mercy
to house, built in 2003. 2 BR’s, 2 car garage, vaulted ceilings,
                                                                           on us. St. Jude, worker of miracles, pray for us. St. Jude help of the hope-
central AC/heat, storage shed attached to house, carport,
                                                                           less, pray for us. Say Novena 9 times a day for 9 days. It has never been
enclosed stairway, water & sewer system.
                                                                           known to fail. Publication must be promised. Thank you St. Jude – RHF
Call Bill at 979-429-6853.
34                                                                                                               Bear Creek          May 2012
                                             HUNTER’S PARK COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION                                         WASTE CORPORATION OF TEXAS (WCA)

BEAR  CREEK                                  Officers
                                             Gayle Minto - President
                                             Judy VanDyke
                                                                                                                         WCA collects our trash on Tuesdays and Fridays.
                                                                                                                         Poly-carts, heavy trash and extra bags or items will
                                                                                                                         be picked up on both days. Recycling picked up
                                             Amy Matthias                                                                on Tuesdays only. The homeowner’s maintenance
                                                                                                                         fee does not pay for garbage pick-up. You must
                                             Shelly Schmitz - Treasurer                                                  call CWA to start service. Poly-carts and recycling
                                             Terry Martin - Secretary/Assistant Treasurer                                bins are provided free of charge to homeowners or
                                             Legal Counsel - Michael Gainer                                              residents. When regular pick-up falls on a holiday,
                                                                                                                         New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day,
                                                                                                                         Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day, the pick-up
                                             Please call HPCA OFFICE at 281-463-1216 to reach a board member.            will be made on the next regular scheduled pick up
                                                                                                                         day. If your recycling day falls on a holiday it will be
          PURPOSE OF HUNTER’S PARK                                                NEW RESIDENTS                          picked up the next week on your normal scheduled
           COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION                              The HPCA office has a new resident package available       recycle day. WCA will collect for recycling, papers,
Hunter’s Park Community Association handles the               at the office or by mail. Please call 281 463-1216 and     plastics, aluminum and tin cans that are placed in
                                                              we will be happy to send the information to you!           the recycling bin. If items exceed container capacity,
financial and legal affairs of the subdivision. Each
                                                                                                                         please place them adjacent to the bin. If you find
lot owner is required to pay an annual maintenance                                                                       items left in the bin, that are not recyclable, please
fee which is used to pay street lights; pay taxes on                          DEED RESTRICTIONS                          dispose of the items in your polycart.
and maintain the common areas, such as the swim-              Deed restrictions are strictly enforced by Hunter’s Park
ming pools, tennis courts, etc.; pay for security; and        Community Association. Copies of the restrictions          Trees, shrubs, brush trimmings and fencing must
pay legal expenses incurred to enforce the deed               are available at the association’s office or by mail       be bundled in lengths no greater than 4 feet, with
restrictions.                                                 (call 281 463-1216). Complaint forms are included          no branch diameter exceeding 3 inches. Items that
                                                              in every Bear Creek Newsletter for your convenience.       will be picked up, such as: appliances, furniture,
                                                                                                                         carpet (up to 1 room, rolled up four feet wide and
The Board meets every other month at 6:30                     The association’s office verifies complaints and writes
                                                                                                                         less than fifty pounds), cardboard boxes (flattened).
p.m. in the meeting room at the community building.           letters to violators. HPCA will initiate legal action      Refrigerators and freezers or any other items
Residents are welcome to attend. Anyone wishing to            when warranted, to enforce the deed restrictions.          containing Freon must be drained of Freon and
place an item on the agenda should call the HPCA                                                                         have an accompanying bill to validate such service
office in advance.                                                        ARCHITECTURAL CONTROL                          was performed.
                                                              You must submit any plans for improvements or
The Annual Meeting of Members is held on the                  modifications of your home to the Hunter’s Park            Items excluded from normal collection are dirt, rocks,
4th Thursday of January.                                      Community Association Office. Your plans will be           bricks, concrete, tires, batteries, motor oil, cooking
                                                                                                                         oil, waste generated by a private contractor or any
                                                              checked to insure that they comply with the deed           materials or items deemed hazardous materials. Do
Members hold three year staggered terms and are               restrictions. This includes re-roofing, playforts (8       not dispose of these items in a container that is not
elected. The election process is as follows:                  ft. height limit), temporary storage buildings, etc.       visible to WCA personnel.
1) Mail in ballots will be mailed out with the Annual         Please call the office at 281 463-1216 if you need          If you need a special pickup, please call WCA.
Maintenance fee statements.                                   any additional help or assistance.                          Customer Service: 281-368-8397
2) Voting in person will begin on the 1st Monday
after the Annual Meeting ending on the following                                  SECURITY                                                  WATER BOARD
Saturday at 7pm.                                              Hunter’s Park Community Association provides               David Perry - 281 463-2662
                                                              additional security currently through a contract           Wayne Rouse - 281 463-9377
                   HPCA Office                                with Commissioners Court for four Harris County            Ray DeBock - 281 550-2717
        Office Phone: 281 463-1216                            Constables. HPCA also hires off-duty deputies on           Gary Goodart - 281-550-8823
Office Hrs: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Mon- Fri.                 an as-needed basis for additional coverage.                Jim Yuhnke - 281-463-4899 xxxxxxx
   Closed Weekends and Major Holidays                                                                                    The Water Board is a tax assessing board that levies
                                                              Please call the Constable’s Office at 281 463-6666         water and sewer taxes and hires a Tax Assessor Col-
HPCA employs two workers to provide coverage for              to report any suspicious person, activity or for va-       lector to collect them. South West Water was hired
the office. Every effort is made to have one of the two       cation watch. There is a voluntary $2.00 security          by the Water Board to manage the utility district and
employees in the office at all times. Occasionally business   contribution on the M.U.D. #6 water bill that goes to      they can assist you if you have any problems.
of the association may require us to be out of the office     each homeowner. The voluntary contributions can
for a short period of time. If we are out of the office       only be used to pay for security. This contribution        The Board meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month at
when you call or if you call after hours, please leave a      enables HPCA to provide more coverage without              6:00 p.m. at the Community Building. Members hold
message on the answering machine and your calls will          raising maintenance fees.                                  staggered 4 year terms and are elected the 1st Saturday
be returned as soon as possible during office hours.          Judy - Security Directory - HPCA - (281) 463-1216          in April at the Bear Creek Community Building.



                                                         HELPFUL NUMBERS
Hunter's Park Comm. Assoc                                        281-463-1216
                                                                                         Repairs: Street Lights Centerpoint Energy                              713-207-2222
                                                                                         (to report non-functioning light, give address and pole # off of pole needing repair)
AT & T                                                         1-800-288-2020                          Street Repair                                         281-353-8424
Trash Service WCA                                               281-368-8397                           (streets and curbs owned/maintained by Harris County)
Harris County Animal Control                                    281-999-3191             U. S. Post Office (Bear Creek)                                      1-800-275-8777
             Houston Animal Control                             713-238-9600             Utilities South West Water (HCUD #6) (Water & Sewer Rep.)           713-405-1750
             Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation                      713-468-8972                           (Water & Sewer Billing)                               713-405-1750
Bear Creek Library                                              281-550-0885                           Centerpoint Gas                                       713-659-2111
                                                                                                         To report gas leaks & explosions                    713-659-3552
Buses       MTA (Information, Routes & Scheduling)              713-635-4000
                                                                                                       Centerpoint Energy                                    713-207-2222
             KISD School Bus Info.                              281-578-2210
                                                                                         Help          Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse                      713-520-8620
Car Share/Van Share                                             713-227-0003             Hot Lines: Battered Women & Children’s Hotline (Wires-24)           713-528-2121
                                                                                                       Crisis Hotline (24 Hours)                             713-228-1505
Harris County Constable’s Office (Clay Road Dispatch)            281-463-6666                          Harris County Children’s Protective Servs.(24)        713-394-4000
            Courthouse Annex (16715 Clay Road)                   281-463-7759                          Overeaters Anonymous Hot Line                         713-973-6633
                                                                                                       Poison Control (24 hours)                             1-800-222-1222
              Pct. 5 Judge Jeff Williams                         281-463-2341
                                                                                                       Rabies Control                                        281-999-3191
                                                                                                       Rape Crisis (24)                                      713-528-7273
Katy Independent School District Administration Office:          281-396-6000                          Suicide Prevention (24 hours)                         713-228-1505
           Bear Creek Elementary (K-5)                           281-237-5600                          Supportive Outreach Service (counseling for
           Cardiff Junior High (6-8)                             281-234-0600                              battered women and children - no charge)          713-528-5785
                                                                                                       Women’s Information & Referral Exchange Service       713-528-2121
           Mayde Creek Senior High (9-12)                        281-237-3000


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     Featured Homes of the Month!!!
                                                                       Four New Listings !!!
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                     4723 HIDDEN SPRINGS
     3 BR's, 2,198 SF split plan, 2 big cov'd patios, great updates!        3 BR's, upgraded to the max thru out, gorgeous cul-de-sac lot!                  3 BR's,split plan, lots of interior updates!

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                           5403 SUNVIEW                                                                                                                      4906 WHISPERING FALLS DR
3 BR's, gorgeous hardwood floors, open floorplan, corner lot w/2 patios!   Split plan 3/2/2, huge open living room, big kitchen, corner lot!          3BR's, granite kitchen & great updates throughout!


                                 Mary Pharaon                                    Happy

                                 Bear Creek Specialist                                                                                                                                     Allstars
                               Bear Creek Resident for over 17 Years                                                                                       I can save you money!!! Office 281-213-8989
                               Email: mary@movewithmarynow.com                                                                                                                      10730 Barker Cypress, Suite B
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