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Williamsburg Colony February 2018

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News Katy Independent School District www.katyisd.org IMPORTANT DATES February 16 th - Early Dismissal for Campus Professional Learning February 19 th - District Professional Learning Day - Student Holiday Flu Prevention Tips 6 February 2018 | Community Newsletter

LOU'S PAINTING, Ltd. • Interior - Exterior • Power Washing • Sheetrock & Texture • HardiPlank ® Replacement • Minor Repairs Free Estimates DATED EVENTS GRAEME’S RUN 5K & 1 MILE WALK February 10, 2018 No Label Brewery Registration 8:30 AM, Run Starts at 9 AM Family Entertainment: Face Painting, Bounce Houses, Food Trucks, Raffle, Chris Boise and Righteous Cause Band Register & Learn More: www.graemessuperheroes.org *All funds raised benefit The Children’s Heart Foundation MARVEL COMIC - BLACK PANTHER MOVIE VIEWING Acorn to EXcellence is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded to promote interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), entrepreneurship and business related fields. Acorn to EXcellence in association with the Epsilon Chi Chapter of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority will host a movie viewing event for the highly anticipated Marvel Comic ‘BLACK PANTHER.’ During the reception meet the “community superheros and sheroes” comprised of professionals, athletes and business people who have made an impact to society. This will be a fun-filled event for adults and children. Special guests, private reception, door prizes and more! Tickets are tax deductible and are $20, which includes reception, seating, drink and popcorn. Purchase tickets at https://blackpanthermovie.eventbrite.com. The reception and movie viewing will be held at the Regal Grand Parkway 22 Cinemas at 7301 Grand Parkway, Richmond, TX on Sunday, February 18, 2018, 2-6 PM. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Help to positively shape the direction of our youth through the richness of this movie and give them motivation to dream big! Contact: Donna Mitchell at acorntoexcellence@gmail.com or 832-844-8265. SPORTING CLAY TOURNAMENT FUNDRAISER Benefiting The Ballard House (501©3) Once again, The Ballard House will be having its annual Sporting Clay Tournament Fundraiser at the Westside Sporting Grounds (Brookshire, TX) on Saturday, February 24, 2018. Executive Director, Kathy Alt states, “This is an important time in the life of our organization after being effected by Hurricane Harvey. The Ballard House is still rebuilding and will reopen soon and be even bigger and better than before due to all the hard work of our volunteers and people in the greater Katy area.” Community Newsletter | February 2018 Your home is an expensive investment! Painting beautifies & preserves that investment! 281-492-2643 Mike McKay "Doing business from the same location since 1978" A/C & Heating 4 281-898-0965 TACLB52242E CHECK-UP RESIDENTIAL SERVICE The Sporting Clay Tournament is tremendous in helping to raise the necessary operational funds to keep the doors open at The Ballard House. Teams compete with their shooting skills for fun and fundraising to benefit this great cause. Teams and individuals can register on the website or by calling the number provided. Lots of sporting activities are planned throughout the day with the tournament starting at 9 AM and concluding with lunch and a program. The Ballard House provides a safe, family-friendly environment and home-away-fromhome for those undergoing life threatening illnesses and treatment in the Houston area, all at no-cost. Patients come to The Ballard House from all over the United States and World. If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Mary Raines at 281-804- 8414 or email at mary.raines@att.net. JOIN US FOR THE $50,000 GSEC SHOW JUMPING GRAND PRIX FEBRUARY 24, 2018 The Olympic sport of Grand Prix show jumping blends the excitement of thoroughbred racing and the thrills of downhill Slalom skiing! Horse and Rider combine as a team providing a level of excitement that is unmatched in most other sports. PRE SHOW- 6:30 PM GRAND PRIX - 7:30 PM PARKING $10 Great Southwest Equestrian Center 2501 S Mason Road - Katy, Tx 77450 GSWEC.com For event information contact Val Garza 210-870-4584. 1 ST ANNUAL REIGN OVER CANCER WALK FEBRUARY 25, 2018 Due to the massive flooding the Katy community experienced as a result of Hurricane Harvey and the continued efforts to recover from the devastation it caused, the Reign Over Cancer (“ROC”) Walk has been postponed until Sunday, February 25, 2018. The walk will be held at Cane Island and will begin at 2 PM. Plan to stick around after the walk to enjoy complimentary food and beverages, music and family-friendly activities. The ROC Walk will recognize people in the community currently undergoing cancer treatment, highlight survivors and raise money to fund GEST Foundation grants. Register as an individual or a team online at www.GESTfoundation.org. Proceeds from the ROC Walk will provide grants for services including grocery delivery, home cleaning, home wound care, transportation or even counseling to help with the internal wounds that come with facing the news “you have cancer.” The walk will be fun for ALL ages, so grab your family and friends and join us at the beautiful Cane Island for an afternoon of fun while raising money for a very important cause. Registration for the ROC Walk is still open and we encourage everyone to sign up! Register now at www.GESTFoundation.org. For up to 7