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Grogan's Mill Village Association Newsletter 

March 25, 2011

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Register for Earth Day
Annual Meeting Results
March GMVA Meeting
2010 School Donations Delivered
Farmer's Market Returns for the Spring
N-Style Salon Collecting for Babies
Concert in the Park Spring Season
N-Style Salon Specials
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Earth Day in The Woodlands - Register Now 
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Earth Day in The Woodlands marks the first year that a community-wide stewardship project will be the main event! 

Register now and take ownership of your space, enjoy the outdoors and meet neighbors by joining or leading a pick-up team, bagging waste out of place along pathways, greenbelts and streams.  Pre-register by March 29, 2011 to be guaranteed a T-shirt.

 

Schedule for the Earth Day GreenUp

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.    Check in at a designated park in  your village.   Pick up supplies for yourself and/or group.  Receive a map to the clean-up site.

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.    Go to your pick up location.  Green it up!  Deposit bags and large items at designated sites throughout the community OR bring bags to the post-pick-up party.                
11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.    Celebrate in the spirit of Earth Day at Rob Fleming Park with food, fun, participation awards and a prize drawing!  Music provided by the Buck Yeager Band.


This project is a registered  Keep America Beautiful Great American Clean-up event.  For more information and to register, visit Earth Day GreenUP or call The Woodlands Township Environmental Services Department at 281-210-3900.

Annual Meeting Results 
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At its annual planning meeting the board reviewed its accomplishments and set goals for 2011. Organizing and running the Farmer's Market was the main activity for the year and the market is now making a small profit for the GMVA.  It will be the main activity again this year along with support of other neighborhood activities such as the Yard of the Month, Community Days, the Holiday Lighting Contest and various functions sponsored by the Township.  

 

The Board decided not to give any individual scholarships but instead will focus its charitable activities on supporting the four local schools located in Grogan's Mill Village with grants totaling $2,000 in 2011 and the Interfaith programs with a donation of $1,000.

March GMVA Meeting
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At the March  GMVA meeting Chris Nunes, Director of Parks and Recreation, along with the partners from LJA consulting firm, solicited input from the board and residents regarding the renovation of Sawmill Park.  Residents from  the Red Cedar Circle neighborhood attended and gave input as to how it would affect their community. The planning process will take approximately  6 months  with the renovation of the Park scheduled for completion by Spring, 2012. Input from local residents will be solicited by several methods including surveys.  If you have any thoughts please contact us

GMVA Board member George Van Horn was elected as Vice President Government Relations.
2010 School Donations Delivered
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Deborah Sargeant, President of Grogan's Mill Village Association, reported at a recent Board meeting that she had received thank you notes from the Principals of the four schools in Grogan's Mill for the GMVA's donation.

 

Each year, for the past several years, the GMVA has contributed funds to Hailey Elementary, Lamar Elementary, Wilkerson Intermediate and Knox Junior High, the four schools located in Grogan's Mill. One Principal mentioned that the funds will be used for the Needy children's fund established at his school. He stated that the assistance provided these children can increase their success in school. Another Principal stated the school will use the funds for technology needs.

 

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Grogan's Mill Farmer's Market to Return April 2nd 
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Get ready to shop!  The popular Grogan's Mill Farmer's Market returns on Saturday, April 2nd and will remain open every Saturday morning, 8 am to 12 noon, until June 25th.  The market is located at the Grogan's Mill Village Center, corner of Grogan's Mill Road and South Millbend.  Look for the white tents close to the Randall's store.  We're expecting our biggest market ever with new vendors joining our returning regulars.  Look for the freshest in farm-grown fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, free-range chickens, organic eggs, artisan breads and cheeses, honey, herbs, plus specialty prepared foods, goat's milk soap, candles and much more.  Don't forget your reusable shopping bags!
N Style Salon Collecting for the Montgomery County Women's Center 
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Local Grogan's Mill business, N Style Salon, recently hosted an elderly drive to collect items for local seniors and it was a great success and well-received by the seniors.  Now they are on to their next opportunity to serve and you can be a part of it!

 

Montgomery County Women's Center needs our help with the Baby Shower Drive.
N Style Salon will be the drop off center for the community in collecting these items.
In the past, we have collected personal items for the moms but now, the babies need our help.

 

Items needed:
Diapers - Large sz
Pullups
Baby powder, lotion, shampoo
Baby brushes & combs
Baby spoons (coated)
Wipes
Nail Clippers
Rash Ointment
Disposable baggies for dirty diapers

 

Thank you for your support!!

Concert in the Park is Back for a Spring Season 
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Throughout the spring concert series, attendees will enjoy a free, family-friendly concert every Sunday evening at Northshore Park, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.  March 6 through April 17, 2011.  This Sunday, March 27, Nigel Edison Band (Country) wil be performing.

N-Style Salon Specials
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We appreciate our customers at N Style Salon!

 

Specials for March:
 

$12 Kid's Wet Cuts (12yrs & younger) long & thick hair - extra


$15 off Ear Candling (reg. $80)
$10 off Full head Foil Highlight & Cut Combo
20% off All REDKEN hair products
 

20% off Hair Dryer Holders (reg. $25)

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