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CINCO REVIEW IMPORTANT NUMBERS
EMERGENCY (Police, Fire, Medical) 911
Ft. Bend County Sheriff’s Dept. 281-342-6116
Katy I.S.D. Police Dept. 281-237-4000
ESD 48 281-578-5967
Ft. Bend ESD2 ( Willowfork Fire Dept) 281-395-0011
Community Fire Dept. (S. of Willowfork) 281-498-1310
Fulshear/Simonton Fire Dept 281-346-2800
Best Trash 281-313-2378
WATER / SEWER
INFRAMARK- Service & Billing 281-579-4500
INFRAMARK - Maintenance 281-398-8211
Municipal District Services 281-290-6503
Sweetwater Pools 281-988-8480
The Golf Club at Cinco Ranch 281-395-4653
Katy Chamber of Commerce 281-391-5289
Fulshear/Katy Chamber of Commerce 832-600-3221
Fort Bend County 281-342-4513
City of Katy 281-391-4800
Call Before You Dig 800-545-6005
Center Point Energy 713-659-2111
Entex-leaking gas 713-659-3552
Reliant Energy 713-207-7777
Street Light Outages 713-207-2222
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Grande Communications 866-314-4880
Consolidated Comm. (Phone) 281-753-1793
Comcast Communications 713-341-1000
Katy - Park Row Post Office 1-800-275-8777
Katy Post Office 281-829-5062
Metro Park & Ride 713-635-4000
Fort Bend Motor Vehicle Registration 281-238-1490
Fort Bend Driver’s License Info 866-357-3639
Harris County Driver’s License Info 281-391-4874
Poison control 800-764-7661
Ft. Bend Animal Control 281-342-1512
Ft. Bend County Health Dept. 281-342-6414
Memorial Hermann Katy 281-644-7000
Houston Methodist St. Catherine 281-599-5700
Houston Methodist West Hospital 832-522-5522
Texas Children’s Hospital West 832-227-1000
KISD Administration 281-396-6000
KISD Transportation Dept. 281-396-7560
Bus Schedules 281-396-2700
Jenks Elementary School 281-234-4100
Shafer Elementary School 281-234-1900
Stanley Elementary School 281-234-1400
Wilson Elementary School 281-234-1600
Tays Junior High School 281-234-2400
WoodCreek Junior High 281-234-0800
Seven Lakes Junior High School 281-234-2100
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CINCO RANCH LADIES CLUB
The Cinco Ranch Ladies Club (CRLC) is a 501(c)4 providing residents in
Katy and surrounding cities with activities, both social and charitable. We
designate charities each year as recipients for our fundraising events.
We typically meet each month as an entire club at The Golf Club at Cinco
Ranch at 7 PM to partake in themed events such as a Chili Cook Off,
Halloween Party, Craft Fairs, Silent Auction, Line Dancing, Self--Defense
Class, Favorite Things Exchange and Luau.
We also offer about 22 sub-clubs that each meet once a month on a small
scale in residents homes, businesses, restaurants and walking trails. $40
annual dues for all the social and charitable fun.
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CINCO RANCH MOMS CLUB
Whether you are new to the neighborhood or have lived in Cinco Ranch
for years, consider getting involved and adding to your network of friends
and families! Playgroups are organized by age and there are also pool
playdates and group events open to all. To get involved, visit: https://sites.
google.com/site/cincoranchmomsclub or email: cincoranchmomsclub@
Golfing Gals is a small, fun group of ladies playing golf on Wednesday
mornings. We play mostly in the West Houston/Katy area at a different
course every week. Contact Nancy at 281-550-2043 or email: golfinggals@
yahoo.com for information.
GOLFERS: MEN AGE 55 OR OLDER
The Cinco Ranch Senior Men’s Golf Association is looking for new
members. All levels of play. Seniors play every Monday and Thursday,
7:30 AM. Shot-gun start. Monthly Inter-club Tournaments. Year-end Club
If you are interested, please call:
Cinco Ranch Golf Club 281-395-4653
Jim Cusack 281-395-5893
Joe Rodriguez 281-395-1331
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in the summer to make sure all the info is still good and that you want
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the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s.The Walk will take
place on Saturday, September 26, 2020,The Katy/West Houston Walk
to End Alzheimer’s continues, but instead of hosting a large gathering,
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individuals or in small groups on sidewalks, tracks and trails across Katy,
West Houston, Fulshear, Richmond and surrounding areas.
Time-honored components of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s are being
replicated. On walk day, an Opening Ceremony will feature local speakers
and a presentation of Promise Flowers to honor the personal reasons
participants join together to fight Alzheimer’s and all other dementia, all
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SHOP ‘TIL YOU DROP MARKETPLACE
Shop ‘til You Drop Marketplace is a huge vendors market, which provides
a unique and varied shopping experience. This event is an annual
fundraiser that is put on by the Cy-Fair Women’s Club, a 501 (c)3 nonprofit,
community-service based organization. Our fundraising efforts are
directed back to the community. Vendors and shoppers look forward to
the event year after year and our membership is committed to its success
This year’s show will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2020, at the
Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress, Texas 77433. The doors
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8 TIPS FOR STUDYING AT HOME EFFECTIVELY
1. TRY ACTIVE STUDYING: Active studying is
as simple as asking questions before, during
and after study time. Not only does this help
to give your study session direction, but it also
helps keep you on track and reflect on how to
improve for your next study session!
Questions to ask yourself before you study:
What am I about to learn?
What do I already know about this subject?
Questions to ask yourself while you study:
How does this information fit into a bigger
Do I understand what I have just read?
Can I paraphrase it?
Are there any key words or ideas that I need to
write down? Why are these words and ideas
Questions to ask yourself after you study:
What can I take away from this study session?
What do I need to review or learn next time?
HOW TO STUDY AT HOME
(WITHOUT GETTING DISTRACTED)
Studying at home has its perks: it’s a comfortable, low-pressure environment. However, there
are a few reasons it can be difficult to study at home; with so many distractions, it’s easy to
procrastinate-when you do start, it’s easy to get off track.
At home, procrastination and distraction can prevent you from accomplishing what you
need to get done. Watching TV, taking a nap, scrolling through social media or other activities
(maybe even cleaning your room!), are big productivity killers that take you away from your
goal of studying for or completing that assignment.
Fortunately, there are a few tricks you can use to help you be more productive. Here are 8
ways to help you stay focused and get more done when studying at home.
2. GET A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP: Students of all
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every school night. It’s the best way to ensure
that the brain is refreshed and ready to process
all of the information learned during the day. It
may be tempting to stay up late to cram, but it’s
more beneficial to get enough rest. A full night’s
sleep is especially important the night before a
test-a good night’s sleep makes you more alert
and improves memory for test material, leading
to better test results.
3. STUDY AT THE RIGHT TIME: Every student
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prefer the morning. Take advantage of the time of the day you feel most
productive and don’t try to force yourself to study when your brainpower
isn’t at its peak. Try to study when you are most alert, so you are able to
process and retain the information that you are studying.
4. HAVE A DESIGNATED STUDY AREA: Whether it’s the kitchen table or
the desk in your bedroom, create an area to study that is a designated
study zone. Try to reserve your bed for sleeping and avoid studying in it
(it can be all too easy to take a nap!). Most importantly, keep your study
space clean and organized so you can put more time into studying (and
less trying to find a pen that works).
5. EAT PROPERLY: Don’t forget to eat! Your body (and your brain) needs
fuel to help stay in top form. Plus, it’s difficult to focus when your stomach
is growling. Have healthy snacks while you study, but make sure they’re
prepared in advance so you don’t spend too much time away from your
work. More time away means more opportunity to be distracted!
6. CREATE A TIMETABLE: Creating a timetable helps organize your time,
schedules your breaks and is especially useful when you have multiple
subjects to study. Write your schedule down so you can remember it
and refer to it often. Set reasonable limits for how much time you spend
studying each day and break your study session up into manageable
chunks of time.
7. USE A TIMER: Use a timer to help keep track of time and to make sure
you stick to the timetable you created. Setting a timer helps keeps you
focused on the task at hand, committed to working until the timer goes
off and helps keep you on track to cover all the material you need to.
Above all else, it helps keep your break time effective and guilt-free
(because you’ve earned it!).
MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR STUDY TIME
Although it seems convenient, studying at home can be difficultprocrastination
and distraction can happen easily. But with a little bit of
planning and organization, it can be an effective (and comfortable) place
to study. Try some of these tips for studying at home to help you stay
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Grandparents are full of hugs and kisses, family history, wisdom, patience,
love and guidance. National Grandparents Day gives grandchildren the
opportunity to show love and appreciation to their grandparents.
National Grandparents Day has its very own song. The National
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that A Song for Grandma and Grandpa by Johnny Prill would be the official
song of the United States National Grandparents Day holiday. The Council
presented Prill with the National Songwriter’s Award in recognition of his
highly popular composition A Song for Grandma and Grandpa.
The forget-me-not is the official flower for National Grandparents Day.
National Grandparents Day is expected to grow in significance over the
next decade and beyond as the number of grandparents in the United
States rises from 65 million in 2011 to 80 million in 2020 as a result of the
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Four Cheese Margherita Pizza
You could make this on National Cheese Pizza Day September 5th!
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
8 Roma tomatoes, sliced
2 (12 inch) pre-baked pizza crusts
8 ounces shredded Mozzarella cheese
4 ounces shredded Fontina cheese
10 fresh basil leaves, washed, dried
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
Stir together olive oil, garlic and salt; toss with tomatoes and allow to stand
for 15 minutes. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Brush each pizza crust with
some of the tomato marinade. Sprinkle the pizzas evenly with Mozzarella
and Fontina cheeses. Arrange tomatoes overtop, then sprinkle with shredded
basil, Parmesan and feta cheese.
Bake in preheated oven until the cheese is bubbly and golden brown, about
Butterscotch Bread Pudding
You could make this on National Butterscotch Pudding Day September
1 loaf day-old bread, torn into small pieces
4 cups milk
2 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup butter, melted
3 eggs, beaten
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup butterscotch chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Butter a 9x13 inch baking
dish. In a large bowl, combine bread, milk, sugar, butter, eggs, vanilla and
butterscotch chip, mixture should be the consistency of oatmeal. Pour
into prepared pan.
Bake in preheated oven 1 hour, until nearly set. (It should have a “thigh
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Garden Tips For September
TIME NOW TO MAKE PLANS FOR
FALL LANDSCAPING PROJECTS.
• Clean up flowerbeds of fallen foliage, yellowed leaves and dead
wood. Light green leaves may signify lack of iron (chlorosis). Correct
with iron cheleates.
• Cut off old dead foliage on irises. Scratch in a little bone meal around
• Prune roses to reshape and groom plants for fall growth. Follow up with
a dose of fertilizer the first week of September.
• Plants come out of summer rest and go crazy. Insect populations
explode as we get into cooler temperatures. Diseases that have been
dormant wake up.
- Citrus, croton, avocado and mango are susceptible to spider mites and
thrips. Discourage them with a strong jet of water from a hose directed to
the undersides of the leaves.
- Hibiscus, citrus, palms, gardenia and ixora are susceptible to scale and
• Winter vegetable gardens and perennials get planted.
• Wait until November to plant petunias and pansies.
• Fire ants baits should be put out in September-October to lessen the
number of eggs that make it to Spring.
• St. Augustine grass gets its fall fertilizer during September. Continue
to mow at maximum height. You want to leave a lot of leaf surface to
produce carbohydrate reserves for the winter.
• Keep an eye out for sod webworms. First sign of them is grass that
appears to stop growing. You need to get them early for biological
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thuringiensis applications can slow them. Bt is a bacteria that works on
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