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Grogan's Mill Village Association Newsletter 

June 20, 2013
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Scholarship Awarded
Two New GMVA Board Members
Covenants Presentation on July 17
Bridge Construction Completed
Take a Mobility Survey
Ad-Hoc Transportation Committee
Revised Construction Schedule
Be Ready, Be Prepared
Specials at N-Style Salon
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Scholarships Awarded to Two Grogan's Mill Students   
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2013 Scholarship Winner
George Van Horn, Jack Sagehorn, Walt Sagehorn, Jack's dad
Two $1,000 
scholarships were awarded on May 21 to Grogan's Mill students attending College Park High School.  GMVA Board members Sara Bissig and Christie Collins made the presentation at the annual awards ceremony on behalf of the GMVA.

 

Jenna Beam has lived in our village 10 years and hopes to go to UT Austin or Texas A&M. She intends to obtain her Masters degree in Biochemistry. Jenna is one of 4 children, her parents are both nurses. She graduated Magna Cum Laude, top 7% and is a member of National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, National English Honor Society & Mu Alpha Theta. Jenna has been on the Reveliers dance team for 4 consecutive years and first chair cellist for 2 years. She also works 40 hrs a week at Potbelly Sandwich shop & babysits. Jenna is an amazing, motivated, intelligent and hard working young lady!        
 
Jack Sagehorn has lived in our village 14 years and plans to attend Texas A&M. He was accepted to Baylor too but chose A&M due to the more affordable tuition.  He has one brother.  Jack's passion is golf, which was evident in his participation as a varsity Golf team member at CPHS. He has been admitted into Texas A&M's school of engineering and plans to specialize in Industrial Engineering.
He is very active in his church as a volunteer and an AP Honors scholar with a 4.0 GPA every semester of high school. Jack is a dedicated student and athlete who deserves our recognition and admiration. 
 
Two New Board Members Selected for GMVA 
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Because of work-related issues and relocation we recently lost two valued board members last month. Thank you Lachelle Gentry and Matt Beasley for all your hard work on GMVA programs during the past few years. At this week's meeting two new board members were elected: Stacei Bible and John Hennigan 
 
Stacei lives on Lazy Lane and has been in Grogan's Mill for almost four years. John lives on Crinkleroot and has been a resident since 1991.  Their biographies are now on our Board Member page.  
 
We still have one vacant seat on the board and ask residents who might be interested in serving on the board, to please send a message to president@gmva.org to express their interest. 
Covenants Presentation on July 17
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Join us for a 10-minute presentation, with time for questions, provided by Kim McKenna about the Township's Covenants Administration Program at the GMVA's July 15th meeting.  The meeting starts at 6:30 PM at The Woodlands Township Service Center: 2801 Technology Forest Blvd. The Woodlands, TX 77381. 

 

Bridge from Grogan's Point is Completed    
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Work on the bridge between Grogan's Point and the Shopping Center has been completed and it is usable.  Residents say that it is definitely an improvement and looks good.   
 
Mobility Survey
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From The Woodlands Township:

The Woodlands Township, in a cooperative effort with Commissioner James Noack's office and the Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC), encourages residents to participate in a survey about future growth. The online survey, conducted by H-GAC, should only take about 10 minutes and can be found at www.cvent.com/d/1cq678/3B.

 

In less than 30 years, the region is expected to add 3.5 million people. H-GAC and partners are working on a Regional Plan for Sustainable Development to help local governments prepare for this growth. The data from this survey will be used for the plan.

The survey, named Think 2040, is open to all residents of Montgomery County until Monday, July 8, 2013.

 

We encourage you to complete the survey to have some influence in the process.  

 

Ad-Hoc Transportation Committe
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The Woodlands Board has established the Ad Hoc Transportation Committee to advise the Board over the next few months on all transportation issues in The Woodlands, including the Mobility Study and the Transit Study.  They will complete their work some time this Fall. The Committee's next meeting is on Monday, July 15th at the Township offices on Technology Forest Drive. 
  
Revised Construction Schedule for New Water Pipes
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Work will begin this month on the southbound lanes of Research Forest from Shadow Bend to Grogan's Mill.  This project will take seven months.  Work on the southbound lanes of Grogan's Mill will begin in January 2014 and traffic will be impacted to Woodlands Parkway until April 2014.  Access to neighborhoods will be maintained by temporary structures or by drilling underground tunnels to keep the road network intact.   The first step of construction on the new water line is now on Research Forest. A construction fence starts at Kuykendahl and extends a mile or so east. 
 
Go to www.sjra.net/grp for details.
Be Ready, Be Prepared
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Be prepared for Extreme Weather.
The federal government, state and local authorities have all established web sites that you should look at, and we recommend signing up for them, to prepare residents.  

www.ready.gov - federal site
www.mctxoem.org - county site
www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.org  - township site

We also recommend that you go to www.mc911.org and click CodeRed.  This will send you phone alerts about weather problems in the area, including weather alerts about thunderstorms and other significant activities.  DO THIS TODAY. 
Specials at N-Style Salon
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June Specials:

$18  Men's Wet Cut
$45  Men's Camo Color  (hides the grey)
$60  Cap Highlight  (includes blow dry)

20% off  NIOXIN Hair Products
$18  SHIVA Shapeit Hair Spray -  Save $4
$2.50  SHIVA Travel Size Scalp Shampoo -  reg. $6

 

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