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Welcome to the City of Burleson weekly E-Newsletter! Click here for archived issues.  If you have questions or suggestions about City programs, services and events, call the public information office at 817-426-9622. 

September 9, 2016
Free Community Workouts featuring Texas Health Burleson
Be Healthy Burleson's free community workouts continue at 7:15 a.m. Saturday, September 10 in the parking lot of City Hall (141 W. Renfro St.) with Texas Health Burleson. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable workout clothes and bring your own yoga mat. These workouts will feature core and bodyweight exercises mixed with some mobility training. This program is part of the City's initiative to promote a safe, well and healthy community. Learn more.

The 24 weeks of free community workouts are sponsored by City Market Burleson, Intensity Training Systems, C3 Cryo Club, Texas Health Burleson Fitness Center, and Camp Gladiator Burleson.
Emergency Preparedness Tip
September is National Preparedness Month and the Burleson Fire Department will be sharing tips with you all month.
 
This week's Tip: Collect Information
 
As part of your family's emergency plan it is important to write down important information (on an actual piece of paper) and keep in multiple locations. We all use our cell phone so much but we need to keep in mind that there may not be electricity to charge our phones or we may have lost our phone during the emergency.

Here are some things to write down for each family member: phone (work, cell, office), email, social media, medical facilities, doctors, service providers and school
 
Pet of the Week - Meet Maggie
Maggie is a five-year-old Chihuahua mix, who can be a little shy at first but once she trusts you she is very loving. Maggie likes to play but she is also a great cuddler and would be the perfect lap dog.
She loves kids but would do best in a house that has older children. Her adoption fee is $140, which includes all of her shots (including rabies), spay, microchip and heartworm test.
 
Come by and visit her or one of her friends at the Burleson Animal Shelter, 775 SE John Jones Drive. Hours: 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Tuesday-Friday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturdays.

We have another lucky winner of a $100 utility services credit
Roberto & Kelly Morales are this month's bank draft drawing winners! They were awarded a $100 credit to their City of Burleson utility account (water/trash/curbside recycling).The drawing is an incentive for utilizing the bank draft feature to pay your City of Burleson utility account. All customers who choose (or currently use) this option are entered into the monthly drawing.
 
Sign up now so you have a chance to be one of the prize winners this fiscal year. Simply fill out an application online, or stop by the Utility Customer Service office located at Burleson City Hall, 141 W. Renfro St., 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. The staff can start the process to automatically debit your checking account for your utility statement balance. For more information, call 817-426-9601.
Upcoming Events
There are so many fun upcoming events in Burleson! Make sure to mark your calendars for the below dates, view the entire city calendar.
  
September 17  
  • Burleson Trash Bash
    9 - 11 a.m., citywide
    Help us Keep Burleson Beautiful, for more information.
  • Burleson Arts & Manga Festival 2016
    10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Senior Activity Center, 216 SW Johnson Ave.
    Come enjoy our annual fandom festival, for more information.
  • Old Town Picture Show featuring "Miracles from Heaven"
    6 - 10 p.m., Ellison Street in Old Town
    Come early for the concert, for more information. 

September 23

  • Yappy Hour at Lost Oak Winery
    7 - 10 p.m., 2116 FM 731
    Enjoy a fun happy hour and meet adoptable pets, for more information.  
September 24
  • Old Town Picture Show featuring "Inside Out"
    8 - 10 p.m., Ellison Street in Old Town
    Enjoy a free outdoor movie with us, for more information. 
October 1
  • National Night Out
    6 - 10 p.m., citywide
    Celebrate National Night Out with us, for more information
  • Old Town Picture Show featuring "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"
    8 - 10 p.m., Ellison Street in Old Town
    Enjoy a free outdoor movie with us, for more information.
City of Burleson
817-426-9622 | dphillips@burlesontx.com | http://www.burlesontx.com
 
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