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Bella Terra February 2018

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Let me help you take the next step in Buying or Selling your home! T K C he leaning ompany Helen Nosker 713-591-2525 Mobile 281-213-6225 Direct Helen@HelenNosker.com Lic.# 694693 www.HelenNosker.com • Load & Unload Dishwasher • Clean Outside of Appliances • Sweep Front Porch • Change Linens & Towels • Dust Window Ledges & Sills • Remove Trash • Dust Mini Blinds & Ceiling Fans • Damp Wipe Outside of Cabinets • Clean Baseboards 281-861-0394 • Pool Services • Personal Assistance Care • Move In/Out • Competitive Rates • Locally Owned & Operated • Bonded & Insured • FREE PHONE ESTIMATE $ 10 OFF First Visit www.thekleaningcompany.com “Dust if you must, but why not have us.” Discount Fence Company “When a good job really matters.” Residential and Commercial Fences • Wood Privacy Fences • Chain Link Fences • Fence Repairs • Insured and Bonded • Free Estimates • Tree Trimming (Certified Arborist) No Job Too Big or Too Small Daniel Burgess 832-378-2337 LOU'S PAINTING, Ltd. • Interior - Exterior • Power Washing • Sheetrock & Texture • HardiPlank ® Replacement • Minor Repairs 14106 Mueschke Road #140 Cypress, TX 77433 Each office is independently owned and operated. Your home is an expensive investment! Painting beautifies & preserves that investment! Free Estimates Mike McKay 281-492-2643 "Doing business from the same location since 1978" WOOD DOOR REFINISHING STRIP • STAIN • URETHANE COATING ON SITE COMPLETION SATISFACTION GUARANTEED Kenneth Thompson 832-248-2315 www.refinishingdoor.com accompanied by an adult during the program. Park in the Memorial Drive United Methodist Church parking lot at 12955 Memorial Drive, enter the nature sanctuary through the marked gate and proceed on the path to the log cabin. Upcoming programs include: February 6 th & 7 th : Art in Nature February 13 th & 14 th : Animal Valentines February 20 th & 21 st : What Do Animals Eat? February 27 th & 28 th : Nature Detectives March 6 th & 7 th : Gardening for Kids March 13 th & 14 th : (no mtg. - Spring Break Camp) March 20 th & 21 st : Butterflies & Moths March 27 th & 28 th : Animal Babies After School Nature Explorers Club Nature Explorers Club is designed for school-age children (ages 6-10, K-5 th ) who are interested in investigating the natural world. Each month we will explore a different ecology topic, focusing on our own native plants and animals. We will make a craft to take home, go on a nature hike, dip-net for fish and tadpoles in the ponds and get to know the plants and animals of the Bayou City! Fee/reservations are required. Reserve your child’s spot at www.houstonaudubon.org. For more information contact Bethany Foshee, Docent Programs Coordinator, bfoshee@houstonaudubon.org or 713-932-1639. Upcoming programs include: February 15 th : Wildlife Valentines March 22 nd : Baby Animals OWL PROWLS Houston Audubon Docent Guild sponsors 4 owl prowls for the 2017- 18 season. Owl prowls begin with a lively program on owls including an opportunity to meet live, rehabilitated owls followed by a walk in the woods in search of wild owls. For more information, to reserve and pay online go to www.houstonaudubon.org. Owl Prowl dates are February 2, 2018 and March 9, 2018. Owl Prowls start at 7 PM, end at 9 PM and begin in the log cabin at the Edith L Moore Nature Sanctuary. The fee is $12 for adults and $8 for children (ages 6-17). All prowlers must be at least 6 years of age and there must be at least one adult present for each two children. Dress for walking in the woods and the weather. Please park in the Memorial Drive United Methodist Church west parking lot at 12955 Memorial Drive or the Sanctuary’s small lot at 440 Wilchester. Pre-registration is required and there is a maximum number of participants for each prowl. COMMUNITY HEROES VOLUNTEER TO BE AN EVERYDAY HERO Volunteer firefighting is one of the most rewarding experiences you’ll ever have. Community VFD offers free fire training and volunteering is a great way to make a difference personally while having a positive impact in your community. Volunteers can fight fires, drive apparatuses, extract patients from vehicles at accident scenes, etc. Community VFD also provides emergency medical services (EMS) and provides opportunities for individuals with a Texas EMS certification to serve their community. Visit www.communityvfd.org or email Chief Steve Fowler at sfowler@communityvfd.com. 22 February 2018 | Community Newsletter

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