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VILLAGES AT LAKEPOINTE HELPFUL NUMBERS

DIRECT ALL CALLS AND EMAILS TO GRAHAM MANAGEMENT: 713-334-8000

Leeanne Austin Email: laustin@grahammanagementhouston.com

Address: 2825 Wilcrest Dr., Suite 600 • Houston, TX 77042

POOL COMPANY: Pools by Dallas 713-932-8803

VAL HOA BOARD OF DIRECTORS:

Brian Brown- Brianbrown.tx@gmail.com

Linda Tiedemann- lindat904@gmail.com

Craig Lindeman- craig.lindeman2211@hotmail.com

David Kubala - davidkubala.tx@gmail.com

Nitin Agarwal - nitin77@gmail.com

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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. 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.

EMERGENCY: 911

Cy-Fair Fire Dept. (non-emergency) 713-466-4073

Sheriff Dept. (non-emergency) 713-221-6000

Non-emergencies include anything suspicious, but non-life threatening.

UTILITIES:

Entex - Gas 713-659-2111

Reliant Energy - Electricity 713-207-7777

TX Pride - Waste/Recycling 281-342-8178

COUNTY COMMISSIONER:

Jack Cagle • www.hcp4.net 281-353-8424

SCHOOLS:

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Lee Elementary 713-849-8281

Truitt Middle School 281-856-1100

Cy-Ridge High School 281-807-8000

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these teenagers is between those seeking helpers and the teens and their parents.

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VILLAGES AT LAKEPOINTE

NEWS

MANAGEMENT COMPANY

Please direct all calls, emails and correspondence to Graham Management.

Our manager is Leeann Austin.

Phone: 713-334-8000

Email: LAUSTIN@GRAHAMMANAGEMENTHOUSTON.COM

Address: 2825 Wilcrest Dr., Suite 600, Houston, TX 77042

VLP NEW COMMUNITY WEBSITE

Important! Villages at Lakepointe changed to a new community website

effective August 31 st of this year. The original notice of this change was sent in

an email on August 4 th to everyone who had registed on the old NABR network.

The new community website address is https://graham.cincwebaxis.com.

Please register on the new website as soon as possible if you have not

done so already to make certain that you receive any new community and

meeting information. This new site has the ability to send text message

alerts as well as emails if you opt into those features. It will also contain your

governing documents, forms, meeting minutes, financials and other helpful

information. You will need your account number to register for the new site.

Your account number as well as information on the new website can also be

found on your annual assessment statement. If you still cannot locate your

account number, please email laustin@grahammanagementhouston.com

or call 713-334-8000. As with the NABR Network, this is not to be confused

with Nextdoor but is the main resource for residents of VLP for important

information.

MONTHLY HOA MEETINGS:

We encourage all residents to participate in the monthly HOA meetings. It

is your forum to ask questions, share suggestions and stay connected with

neighbors and planned activities.

VLP SAFETY TIPS

Following are some safety tips from our Constable,

Officer Goodrich:

• Safety and awareness are extremely important.

• If you SEE something, SAY something. You are

encouraged to call in and report suspicious activity.

• Call 713-221-6000 with non-emergency issues and

911 with emergencies. Active, suspicious persons or

vehicles at the pool after 10 PM should also be reported

by calling 911.

• Please be aware of your surroundings at all times.

Always lock your vehicle and promptly remove

packages and deliveries from your doorstep.

WATER USAGE

TNG is the operator for MUD 370. Villages at Lakepointe,

Lakes on Eldridge North and Nanaksar Colony make

up MUD 370.

The meter readings and total monthly usage are

listed on your invoices. To conserve water, check for

things like running toilets or leaks. TNG is also a good

resource and can be reached at 281-350-0895.

PET OWNER FRIENDLY REMINDERS

Please remember to adhere to county laws regarding

your pet by always having your pet on a leash when

outside of your house or backyard. This is a law in

Harris County; details can be found under Animal

Regulations at public health.harriscountytx.gov.

When: The first Monday evening of each month (except on Holidays and in

December) at 6 PM.

Where: Meetings are being held via Zoom until further notice. Please visit the

community website for information on how to access the Zoom meetings as

well as to verify the meeting dates, view previous meeting minutes and more.

We look forward to seeing you at the next meeting!

VLP POOL RULES

The VLP pool is open 6AM-10 PM every day year round for your enjoyment.

Please consider the following while using the pool:

The pool closes at 10 PM daily. Please be considerate of our neighbors and

exit the pool at this time. Anyone inside the pool area after 10 PM will be

considered trespassing and subject to arrest and/or loss of pool privileges.

While there are no longer any Covid restrictions limiting capacity, please note

that only two non-resident guests per household are permitted at the pool

at any one time and only when accompanied by a resident. Children under

the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult and, of course, animals are

not allowed to go into the pool. A complete list of rules is posted at the pool.

Please refer to the neighborhood website for complete information. The

Pool Management Company is Pools by Dallas- 713-932-8803

Please contact Graham Management for issues with pool cards and/or gate

issues.

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This is a very important safety precaution for all

residents and their pets. Note that in addition to the

risks posed by street traffic or possible encounters with

other animals, the drainage ditch that runs through

VLP is a place where coyotes can be found.

As a reminder, please pick up after your pet. please pick

up after your pet. Germs and disease can be spread in

fecal matter, not to mention the mess it causes when

stepped in. Trash cans have been installed in common

areas in VLP for your convenience. Be a good neighbor

and pick up your pet waste, including other resident’s

yards and walking paths.

DESIGN GUIDELINES

The Design Guidelines are detailed descriptions

of criteria related to the outside of your home and

landscape. A complete list of these guidelines can be

found on the community website. As VLP approaches

20+ years, it is critical to keep the integrity of the

neighborhood by upkeep of homes and yards. Please

take a look at this information to see if there is anything

you can do to your residence to help keep our home

values up.

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TREES AND SIDEWALKS

As an ongoing reminder, it is the responsibility of the homeowners

to trim the trees on their property. This includes the trees on

the outside of the sidewalk that line the property. Many have

overgrown tree branches that hang down and continue to pose

a danger to pedestrians. A related concern is the condition of

sidewalks that have become significantly uneven, largely from

tree roots, soil erosion, etc. Like the low hanging branches, these

uneven sidewalks also pose a risk to pedestrians. The homeowner

would be liable for any injury caused by low hanging branches and

faults in the sidewalks on their property. Graham Management is

responsible for any needed sidewalk repairs in the common areas.

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TOP 7 THANKSGIVING

TRAVEL TIPS AND TRICKS

1. AVOID TRAVELLING THE DAY BEFORE AND AFTER THANKS-

GIVING

You may have heard that the day before and after Thanksgiving

are among the busiest travel days of the year, but did you know

that Thanksgiving Day itself is only a bit busier than average?

Thread the needle by flying in just in time for pre-dinner drinks,

and you’ll likely dodge the worst of Thanksgiving travel.

2. BOOK AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE

Though this is true any time of year, booking your Thanksgiving

travel as early as possible will save you headaches in terms of

options, prices and agony. We’re pretty sure the film Planes,

Trains and Automobiles was inspired by some procrastinator who

decided to wing it while heading home for Thanksgiving.

3. SNACKS

No matter your mode of transport, you’re probably going to get

peckish during your journey. Forget the $12 airport tuna melt and

the dubious convenience store burrito, and pack some energy

bars instead.

4. YOU DON’T NEED THAT

You’d be surprised at how few items you need for a long weekend

away, particularly if you’re going to see your parents who probably

have three of everything anyway. Packing light will make your

journey easier.

5. ALL RESERVATIONS

In many cases, booking your travel as a package (flight, car rental,

hotel) through an all-purpose booking website will save you

money.

6. DON’T GO HOME

You know where there isn’t a Thanksgiving travel rush? Every

other country in the world. Flights to Mexico, Central America

and the Caribbean are comparable to domestic flights in terms of

flight time. Or treat yourself to a continental hop.

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French Toast

Casserole

5 cups bread cubes

4 eggs

1 1/2 cups milk

1/4 cup white sugar, divided

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 tablespoon margarine,

softened

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Lightly butter an 8x8 inch baking pan. Line bottom of

pan with bread cubes. In a large bowl, beat together

eggs, milk, 2 tablespoons sugar, salt and vanilla. Pour

egg mixture over bread. Dot with margarine; let stand

for 10 minutes. -- Combine remaining 2 tablespoons

sugar with 1 teaspoon cinnamon and sprinkle over

the top. Bake in preheated oven about 45 to 50

minutes, until top is golden.

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Quinoa Stuffed Butternut Squash

with Cranberries & Kale

2 medium butternut squash about 2 1/2 pounds each

2 teaspoons olive oil divided

3/4 cup quinoa

1 1/2 cups low sodium vegetable broth or chicken broth

1 bunch kale stems removed and chopped

(about 6 lightly packed cups)

2 cloves garlic minced

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon kosher salt plus additional for roasting squash

1/2 teaspoon black pepper plus additional for roasting squash

1 can low sodium chickpeas (15 ounces), rinsed and drained

Zest of 1 orange plus 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice

1/3 cup reduced sugar dried cranberries

Grated Parmesan cheese or crumbled feta cheese, optional

Place a rack in the center of your oven and preheat

the oven to 425 degrees F. Halve the butternut

squash, scoop out the seeds, then arrange the halves

on a baking tray, cut sides up. Drizzle with 1 teaspoon

olive oil and sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Bake

45-55 minutes, just until the squash is fork tender.

Remove from the oven and let cool. Reduce the oven

temperature to 375 degrees.

While the squash is baking, place the broth in a small

saucepan and bring to a boil. Add the quinoa, return

to a boil, then reduce the heat, cover, and let simmer

for 12 minutes, until most of the broth is absorbed.

Remove from the heat and let sit, covered, for 15

minutes. Fluff with a fork, then set aside.

In a large skillet, heat the remaining 1 teaspoon olive

over medium. Add the kale and cook until wilted,

about 4 minutes, then reduce the heat to medium

low. Add the garlic, oregano, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and

1/2 teaspoon black pepper. Cook 30 additional seconds,

until is fragrant. Stir in the chickpeas, orange

zest, orange juice, cooked quinoa, and cranberries.

Once the squash is cool enough to handle, scoop out

the flesh, leaving a 1/2-inch-thick border around

the sides and a 3/4-inch border along the bottom.

Reserve the flesh for another use (or if you don’t

mind a super duper stuffed squash, mix it in with the

rest of the filling). Stuff the kale quinoa filling into

the squash halves, then return the squash to the

oven. Bake at 375 degrees until hot, about 10 additional

minutes. Sprinkle with cheese and serve warm.

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9 Cyber Safety

Tips for Black

Friday & Cyber

Monday

More and more people are shopping online, avoiding lines, crowds

and interactions with others, especially in this time of COVID.

This has created the perfect environment for criminals to launch

scams, phishing attacks, and other malicious activities.

The amount of money spent over this cyber weekend is escalating

year after year, and due to the COVID pandemic, it continues to

escalate to staggering numbers. Cybercriminals follow the money,

and this weekend of crazed spending provides them with the

perfect opportunity to scam a large number of people. According

to Barclays, nearly a quarter of 18-34-year-olds have fallen for

a Black Friday scam in the past five years and shoppers lose on

average $910 after falling victim to such frauds.

With attacks becoming more sophisticated, shoppers need to be

extra cautious when looking for the latest bargains online.

Below are 10 Cyber Safety tips to keep you safe online this Black

Friday and Cyber Monday:

1. Watch Out for Fake Websites

This is one of the most popular ways criminals will try to trick

shoppers into falling for their Black Friday and Cyber Monday

scams. The fraudsters will clone websites to dupe consumers into

thinking they are shopping on a legitimate site. The website may

appear almost identical to the real site; however, subtle changes

can indicate that all is not as it seems.

2. Only Use Secure Sites

A web address that ends .com or .co may be changed to a .org,

images may be pixilated, functions on the site may not work

properly and the content will often be sub-standard. It’s always

worth double- checking the address of a site to confirm its

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authenticity. Before entering any information into a website, you

should always check that the site is safe and secure. The first step

is to hover your mouse over the URL and check the validity of the

web address. You should look for a padlock symbol in the address

bar and check that the URL begins with a ‘https://’ or ‘shttp://’. The

‘S’ indicates the web address has been encrypted and secured

with an SSL certificate. Without HTTPS, any data passed on the

site is insecure and could be intercepted by criminal third parties.

However, this system is not totally foolproof. Within the last year,

there has been a significant increase in the number of phishing

sites using SSL certificates. Users are advised to be extra cautious

and look for further evidence that the site is secure. You should

check for a website privacy policy, use a website safety check tool

such as Google Safe Browsing, or do a WHOIS lookup to see who

owns the website.

3. Use a Credit Card for Shopping Online

When possible, it’s always best to use a credit card when shopping

online as it offers additional protection over other forms of payment.

If a fraudulent purchase is made on your credit card, there’s a good

chance your bank will reimburse you straight away. However, if a

criminal steals your debit card details, they can clear out your

personal account and it can be more difficult to reclaim the money.

4. Beware of Phishing Emails

Phishing is one of the most popular ways for criminals to steal

your personal information and there is always a massive increase

in these types of scams on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

The speed, convenience and high return on investment makes

phishing one of the easiest ways for cybercriminals to steal your

personal data without you even knowing.

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As Cyber Monday approaches, be wary of any

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These emails are designed to trick shoppers into

clicking on a link which may appear to come from

a well-known retailer. Trust your gut if you think

there’s something not right about the email and

delete it immediately.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday feature lots of

legitimate deals offered by trusted and reputable

retailers. However, cybercriminals know we’ll be

scouring the web for the cheapest deals and they take

advantage of this by slipping in lots of fake offers.

Be wary of any emails, pop-ups, or posts on

social media promising rock bottom prices.

Clicking on the link could bring you straight to

a phishing site or you may end up downloading

malware onto your device. It can be hard to

distinguish between a real bargain and a fake

so it’s best to do your research to find out if the

site is credible or go directly to a brand’s website

to determine if the deal is real. It’s always worth

remembering that if an offer seems too good to

be true, it usually is!

6. Use Strong Passwords

You’ll have heard it a million times, but creating a

strong password really is one of the easiest ways

you can protect yourself from being hacked online.

With so many passwords to remember, it can be

tempting to use the same password for multiple

accounts, however, this puts you at great risk of

having your data stolen. If hackers can work out

just one of your passwords, whether it’s a Facebook

account or online banking details, they can

potentially access every single account you have.

It’s always best to use a unique username and password for separate online accounts

so that in the unfortunate event of being phished, the attackers won’t have access

to your other online accounts. A great way to create a longer and more complex

password is to use a passphrase. A passphrase is a sentence like string of words that

is memorable to you but difficult for anyone else to crack. The first letter of each word

will form the basis of your password and letters can be substituted with numbers and

symbols to make it even more secure.

7. Watch Out for Social Media Scams

Social media scams are rife on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The crooks know

that people are going online to specifically look for deals, so they make it as easy

as they can for shoppers to fall for their online scams. Facebook and Twitter

tend to be the favoured choice for these malicious posts and criminals will ask

shoppers to like and share their posts, so they’re boosted to the top of news feeds

and reach a wider audience. Users tend to be more trusting on social media and

it’s often more difficult to determine if a link is malicious than it would be on a

more traditional platform.

8. Avoid Public Wi-Fi When Shopping

Using public Wi-Fi to search for the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals could

open you up to a range of security risks. Public Wi-Fi requires no authentication to

establish a network connection, allowing fraudsters direct access to any unsecured

devices on the same open network. This enables hackers to steal valuable information

such as login passwords, credit card info and other personal and financial details.

9. Monitor Bank Statements for Fraudulent Activity

Before going online to shop about for the hottest deals, you should make sure

that all your security software is up to date. This will prevent cybercriminals from

gaining access to your computer through vulnerabilities in older and outdated

systems. The installation of anti-virus software will also help detect threats on

your computer and block unauthorised users from gaining access.

It’s always worth keeping a close eye on bank statements to make sure there

are no unusual transactions on your account. Criminals know that during Black

Friday and Cyber Monday there will be lots of online activity, so they hope that any

unusual debits from your account will go undetected. Typically, the crooks will

make a few initial debits for smaller amounts then go in for a larger amount which

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11/6

Houston Día de los Muertos Parade

November 6, 2021, 2 PM - 10 PM

Houston City Hall, 901 Bagby St, Houston

With this heartfelt parade, it is our mission to celebrate

the living and honor our beloved. No matter

who you are, no matter where you are from, we want you to attend

the parade and festival. If there is something we all share is the love

and grief for our family and friends who left us and in this Dia de

los Muertos, we are all one.

11/6

St. Cuthbert Church Sixteenth

Annual International Festival

November 6th, 3-5 PM

St. Cuthbert Church will host the Sixteenth Annual

International Festival on Saturday, November 6 th

from 3-5 PM in the front yard of the church. The International Festival

honors all the different countries, heritages and backgrounds

represented in our very unique and diverse congregation. With

health and safety precautions at the forefront, the Festival includes

food, entertainment and so much more to learn about our world.

St. Cuthbert is located at 17020 West Road, Houston, 77095.

Visit stcuthbert.org for more information. Come experience the

international world of St. Cuthbert and never leave your zip code!

11/11-11/14

Nutcracker Market

Thurs, November 11, 10 AM - 8 PM

Friday, November 12, 10 AM - 8 PM

Saturday, November 13, 10 AM - 6 PM

Sunday, November 14, 10 AM - 5 PM

NRG Center

https://www.nrgpark.com/events/nutcracker-market-2021/

Whether you are a shopper, committee member, staff member, donor,

volunteer, merchant, vendor, sponsor, or social media follower, YOU

have been an integral part in making this Market the success that it

is. Without your interest, curiosity, passion, dedication, enthusiasm,

generosity, hard work, commitment, and love… the Market simply

wouldn’t be where it is today. Since our inception in 1981, YOU have

helped us contribute over $75.3 million dollars to the Houston Ballet

Foundation in support of its Academy and scholarship programs.

Although saying “Thank You” does not seem to be enough, we are

truly grateful for 40 years of support.

12/4

Fairfield Christmas Market

December 4, 2021, 9 AM - 2 PM

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church

20155 Cypresswood Dr, Cypress

A variety of vendors selling an assortment of products

- perfect for Christmas shopping! Come early, as we hear many of the

vendors often run out of their goods before noon!

Now-

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12/3-12/5

CFISD Country Christmas Craft Show

December 4th, 9 AM - 5 PM •

December 5th, 10 AM - 4 PM

Cy-Fair ISD Exhibit Center,

11206 Telge Road, Cypress, TX 77429

Jingle All The 5K, 10K, Kids Dash

December 4th, 8 AM - 11 AM

12/4 Energy Corridor District, 777 N. Eldridge Pkwy, Houston

houstonholiday5k.com

Kick-start your holiday festivities and outpace that

mischievous abominable snowmonster with the whole family and join us!

12/6

Holiday Market Expo

December 2nd, 12-4 PM

The Hilton Rooftop, 6633 Travis St, Houston, TX 77081

Come enjoy rooftop vibes with breathtaking panoramic

views of Houston’s skyline. This event will be filled with

great networking opportunities, shopping, great food, entertainment,

resources and some of Houston’s most dedicated community leaders.

12/18

Wreaths Across America

December 18, 2021, 11 AM

Houston National Cemetery,

10410 Veterans Memorial Dr, Houston

Come by and take a few minutes to honor a veteran

and see what Wreaths Across America is all about. There is no charge.

For full details visit, https://waahouston.com

12/19-12/21

Texas Renaissance Festival

Weekends, Now - Nov 28 &

Thanksgiving Friday, 9 AM - 8 PM

Since 1974, there has been a magical kingdom

about an hour north of the Houston area, where

guests can step through the gates and enter an enchanted world

filled with kings and queens, knights and nobles, fairies and elves,

pirates and peasants, and other fanciful delights.

Dickens on the Strand

December 3-5th, 2021

The Strand, Galveston

The annual holiday street festival, based on 19th-century

Victorian London, features parades, non-stop

entertainment on multiple stages, strolling carolers,

roving musicians, bagpipers, jugglers, and a host of other entertainers.

Costumed vendors peddle their wares from street stalls and

rolling carts laden with holiday food and drink, Victorian-inspired

crafts, clothing, jewelry, holiday decorations, and gift items.

Home For The Holidays

November 19th - 21st, 2021

First Call Friday, 10 AM - 2 PM

General Admission Friday, 2 PM - 6 PM

Saturday, 10 AM - 6 PM

Sunday, 11 AM - 4 PM

Leonard. E Merrell Center

6301 S Stadium Ln. Katy, TX, 77494

Three days of fun, holiday shopping is underway with Katy’s largest

gift market! With more than 150 merchants to shop with, you’re sure

to find lots of new, unique, and One-of-A-Kind gifts all in one place to

have you ready for all your festive events. Grab your girlfriends, mom,

or daughter, and come enjoy the fun, while shopping and supporting

some of the cutest shops at Home for the Holidays Gift Market!

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