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Eldridge December 2017

CONSTRUCTION REMODELING

CONSTRUCTION REMODELING FLOORS & MORE • Additions • Wood Flooring • Patios • Ceramic Tile • Remodeling • Laminate • Roofs • Carpeting • Painting • Countertops • Siding • Faux Painting • Cabinets • Radiant Barrier • Water Remediation/ Flood Build-Back 37 Years Experience References Available Insured 713-269-4089 Beginners Special • FREE Uniform • FREE Registration • FREE Trial Lesson PROGRAMS WE OFFER: Age specific classes (ages 3 yrs to adults) Call for details. Visit us at our new location: $100 Value. Must call to register. Expires 1/15/18 www.houston-taekwondo.com 832-215-8876 7510 Cherry Park, Suite C Serving Houston Since 1978 Teaching discipline & respect, one student at a time... CHO’S TAE KWON DO CENTER ELDRIDGE TEENAGE JOB SEEKERS LIST 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 on our website (www. krenekprinting.com, click submissions and choose Jobseekers) with your name, birthdate (mo. & yr.), phone number, year you will graduate and the name of your newsletter/subdivision. Check the list of jobs you want on your form. Please make sure your email is correct, we send emails in the summer to make sure all the info is still good and that you want to stay on the list. If we do not hear back from you after 3 tries, we will remove you from the list until we do. Must have parent(s) permission. DISCLAIMER Neither the subdivision, nor Krenek Printing is responsible for those listed on the Teenage Job Seeker List. Please ask for and check out references if you do not personally know those listed. This is just a list of teenagers from the subdivision who wish to find part time jobs. Responsibility for any work done by these teenagers is between those seeking helpers and the teens and their parents. TEENAGE JOB SEEKER’S LIST MAY NOT BE VIEWED ONLINE AVAILABLE FOR PRINTED NEWSLETTERS ONLY 4 December 2017 | Community Newsletter

We Create Beautiful Smiles! Bleaching Gift Certificates Available! S. M. Shirazi, D.D.S. 24+ Years Experience Cosmetic & Family Dentistry For Adults & Children Use your insurance before benefits expire at the end of year. IN-OFFICE 1 HOUR BLEACHING $ 295 ($699 Value) $99 Exam / X-Rays / Cleaning 5630 North Eldridge 713-466-3700 www.shirazi-dds.com GARDENING TIPS FOR DECEMBER • If a long flowering period is desired, pansies should be placed in their permanent beds not later than this month. Fertilize monthly with manure, super-phosphate or a liquid high-phosphate product. Keep flowers picked for more bloom. • Take tulips out of cold storage and plant late this month. • Fertilize established trees, spring-blooming shrubs, spurias and sweet peas (after they are a foot tall) with a fertilizer such as 13-13-13; Louisiana iris with cotton seed meal and manure. • Azaleas and camellias may be moved now. Keep moist to lesson cold weather damage. May acidify again. • Last month to plant early blossoming spring bulbs, speciosum and other varieties of lilies. Mulch. • Water plants well before a freeze; dry roots are easily damaged. • Don’t forget to provide food and fresh water for birds. More birds die from lack of water than lack of food. WILDLIFE - THEY’RE EVERYWHERE By Cheryl Conley, TWRC Wildlife Center Love them or hate them, they’re everywhere! I’m talking about those funny little critters called squirrels. As the fall baby season is coming to an end, TWRC Wildlife Center has been inundated with babies. What is normally a very busy time anyway, Hurricane Harvey only added to the numbers. Hundreds of orphans were admitted and will continue to be cared for until they are ready for release. The Houston area is home to the gray squirrel, the fox squirrel and the flying squirrel. About 90% of the squirrels in our area are gray squirrels. Most people have never seen a flying squirrel because they are nocturnal. They are very small and their tail acts as a rudder to help guide it in flight. They don’t have wings but rather skin that forms “flaps” that stretch between the “ankle” and “wrist.” If you’ve ever seen a squirrel eating out of a “squirrel-proof” bird feeder, then you know how intelligent they are. They have also been known to pretend to bury food just to trick other animals. A 2010 study showed that when a squirrel is being watched, they will actually dig a hole, pat it with their front teeth and scrape dirt over it to make it look like they are burying a treasure when, in fact, they are hiding their stash in a pocket near their armpit. Here are some things you probably don’t know about squirrels: • A squirrel’s front teeth never stop growing. In the wild, squirrels are constantly gnawing which keeps them short. Community Newsletter | December 2017 5