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Grogan's Mill Village Association Newsletter 
November 26, 2013

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in this issue
Important Reminder about Sprinkler Systems
Support Grogan's Mill Businesses
Farmer's Market Open Dec. 21
Who is Responsible for Cul-de-sac Islands?
GMVA Participated in 3R Bazaar
No GMVA Meeting in December
Road Construction Updates
Road Closings on Thanksgiving Day
Specials at N-Style Salon
Specials at Taco USA
Quick Links...
Contact Information
The GMVA would like wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving.

We are interested in your concerns and comments. Please let us know what we should do to make Grogan's Mill a more vibrant community. Send your comments to: suggestions@gmva.org.

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An Important Reminder for Those with Sprinkler Systems
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When you receive your water bill about half of the expense will be for sewer services (you can see it on the bill). Your sewer charges are related to the amount of water you use.  Most of the water in the summer months is used to sprinkle lawns and does not use sewers.  To adjust for this The Woodlands Joint Powers Authority bases your sewer charge for the year on your water consumption in the December-February time period when lawns don't need to be watered.  Save money by turning off your sprinkler system now through March.

 

Support Your Local Businesses
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An unfortunate side effect of the construction on Grogan's Mill Road is that the business owners in the Grogan's Mill Village Center have told us that they have seen their sales drop substantially. 
So when you are considering going out to eat, grocery shop, get a haircut, manicure, etc., please consider visiting the great restaurants and businesses that are located in the Grogan's Mill Village Center and support local.

 

Grogan's Mill Farmer's Market Open December 21st   
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The Grogan's Mill Farmer's Market is open every Saturday from 8 am to 12 noon at the Grogan's Mill Village Center.  Bring your out-of-town guests visiting over the Thanksgiving Weekend to the market this Saturday, November 30th.  If you're "turkeyed-out" by this weekend, our food vendors will have plenty of tasty alternatives.  You'll find fully prepared Indian, Italian, Mediterranean, Cajun, and Mexican dishes that you can take home to heat and eat.  Plus there are always delectable candies, nuts, breads and baked goods as well as gluten-free items.  
 
All of our vendors will have special offerings during the Holiday Season so consider gift shopping for something unique made by our local artists and manufacturers.  The Farmer's Market will be open each Saturday through December 21st, and then we'll take a one weekend break (December 28th) to give the vendors and volunteers an opportunity to celebrate the Holidays with their family and friends.  
 
Mark your calendar for live music from Grifters & Shills on December 14th at the market.
 
Who is Responsible for Cul-de-sac Islands?
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The GMVA is often asked who is responsible for the cul-de-sac islands which we find on many of our streets.  In most cases the responsiblity lies with the residents to maintain the appearance of the cul-de-sac on their street. The Township maintains what is known as "jumbo cul-de-sacs."  Those are the islands with over 3400 square feet and which are typically found at the head of the street.
 
Grogan's Mill Participated in the 3R Bazaar        
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The GMVA delivered all the caps and corks that have been saved over the past year to the "How Green is your Village" event at the 3R Bazaar earlier this month.  The picture at left shows GMVA volunteers sorting caps and corks at the event.  Yes, they needed those gloves!  We will hear in January which village won the friendly competition.
 
Grogan's Mill will participate again next year, so keep saving your caps and corks.  You can drop off caps and corks every Saturday at the Grogan's Mill Farmer's Market, or contact any Board member to arrange a pick up.
 
No GMVA Meeting in December
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There will not be a GMVA meeting in December.  Please join us for our next regularly scheduled meeting at 6:30 pm at The Woodlands Township Building on January 20, 2014.  If you have questions, concerns or just wish to share comments with your GMVA Board members, you may contact us at any time through our website at www.grogansmillvillage.com.

Road Construction Updates
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The installation of the water pipes and road construction on Research Forest and Grogan's Mill is on schedule.  
 
The resurfacing of the Millbend Loop will be finished in December.
 
Road Closings on Thanksgiving Day
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GE Run Thru the Woods Road Closures - Thanksgiving Day
 
Road closings:
4:30 a.m.: Lake Robbins closes between Six Pines and Grogans Mill
5:15 a.m.: Six Pines closes between Lake Woodlands and Lake Robbins intersection
7 a.m.: Lake Woodlands, East and West, between Six Pines and I-45 closes
7 a.m.: Timberloch closes between Grogan's Mill and I-45.
 
Road openings:
10 a.m.: Lake Woodlands, Timberloch, Six Pines and Lake Robbins
For further information, please visit http://runthruthewoods.org/

 

Specials at N-Style Salon
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November Specials:

 

$60      Cap Highlight  (includes blow dry)
$22      Men's or Women's Wet Cuts
$30       Glosser  (adds shine & seals color)   
                       long & thick hair - extra

 

20% off    SHIVA Hair Products

We have great Stocking Stuffer Ideas!
$5    Sample bags: shampoo, conditioner, argan oil, comb, mirror  
$15  REDKEN Travel Sz w/ grey bags:  shampoo, conditioner, hairspray & oil sample
$6    2 - SHIVA Travel Sz Scalp Shampoo w/comb
$94  SHIVA Flat Irons  (Reg. $125)   save $31
$30  REDKEN Color Extend Shampoo, Conditioner & travel sz hairspray (sabe $8.50)
$30  Shampoo & Conditioner Duo Liters w/pumps  (limited quantities)

Taco USA Specials
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Did you know that Taco USA is open for breakfast and has daily specials?  They are located next to Woodforest Bank on the South End of the Grogan's Mill Shopping Center.

Monday - Fish Tacos $2.25
Taco Tuesday - beef or turkey tacos $1.12
Wednesday - Kids Night - kids meals $1 off
Thursday - Burger/Fry/Drink Combo $6.99
Fajita Friday - Chicken Fajita taco - $2, Beef Fajita taco - $2.50 
1/2 Price Kids Meals Saturday & Sunday Nights 5-close. 15% Student Discount (with ID) on all regularly priced items.

 

Quick Links...
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Contact Information
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