September 25, 2008
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Grogan's Mill Village Association Newsletter

September 25, 2008

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in this issue
Electricty Restored
Trash and Debris
Storm Repairs
Communication During the Storm
Farmer's Market Returns
Canceled - Astros Game
Need Volunteers for Flea Market
Where Can I Complain?
Grogan's Mill Sign to be Repaired
Register to Vote
National Night Out in October
N-Style Specials
Quick Links...
Contact Information
Greetings!
 
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.
 
Pass It On: If you find this newsletter of value, please pass it on to your friends and neighbors.
Electricity Restored for Most 
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As of Thursday, Sept. 25, Entergy Texas reported that electricity has been restored to The Woodlands/Entergy service area with the exception of isolated pockets which Entergy is working on. Entergy's Service Center on Lake Front Circle in The Woodlands is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. More information can be found at www.entergy.com. Entergy's telephone number is 1.800.968.8243.
 
For more information about areas within CenterPoint Energy, go to www.centerpointenergy.com. For emergency issues, call CenterPoint Energy's Customer Service at 713.207.2222.
 
Please conserve energy when power is restored so as not to overload the system!  
Trash and Debris 
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Garbage trucks are running their regular schedule for household waste. Please put household trash out on your regular service day. Food waste should be double-bagged in the trash cart.  
For storm debris, please separate as follows: tree limbs, bagged greenwaste and construction material. Please place these near the street, but NOT on the street, and NOT in drainage systems. Please stack all debris separately at the curb-brush, limbs and logs together, and bagged greenwaste such as pine needles and leaves together. It is only necessary to stack. It is not necessary to bundle, as long as the different types of waste are clearly separated. For more information, visit http://www.mctx.org/.
 
Construction debris, such as siding, wet carpet or fencing material, MUST be stacked separately from green waste.

Please be patient as debris will be picked up as soon as possible, but may take several weeks. Large equipment will make multiple runs throughout the community to clear the waste, from dawn to dusk, seven days a week. Please move cars off the roadways to allow the large equipment to pass down your street.
 
Absolutely NO BURNING in The Woodlands! DO NOT dump debris over fences or into the greenbelt or drainage systems.
Storm Repairs
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For storm damage repair, the Development Standards Committee and the Development Review Committee have waived the requirement for plans and compliance deposits for a period of 90 days, due to the magnitude of expected applications. Homeowners are still required to submit an application for major storm damage repairs. RVs may remain on a homeowner's property not to exceed 45 days. For clarification or more information, call 281-210-3973 weekdays.
Communication During the Storm 
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We want to know if you were satisfied with the information provided about what was happening in the community before, during, and after Hurricane Ike.  Please use our suggestions form to let us know your thoughts.
 
1. How well were you informed about IKE before the storm hit?
2. How well informed were you about what would happen after the storm regarding: School situation, Availability of drinking water, Availability of ice, Availabilty of electricity, Trash pickup situation, Emergency assistance information
3. What information resources did you have available?: AM Radio, FM Radio, TV, Internet, email via cell phone, cell phone, Internet -wifi, or other other
Farmer's Market Returns October 4th 
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The Farmer's Market at the Grogan's Mill shopping center returns for its second season October 4th.  The Market will be each Saturday October 4th through December 6th, 8am to noon.
CANCELED - See an Astros Game with the GMVA
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On Saturday, September 13, the GMVA along with other Village Associations, was planning to see an Astros game.  This was canceled due to Hurricane Ike.  Ticket-holders will receive refunds.
The Woodlands Fall Flea Market - GM Needs Volunteers
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The Woodlands Fall Flea Market will be Saturday, October 11, 7:00-10:00 a.m., at the Town Center Parking Garage.
 
Grogan's Mill needs 16 volunteers, 11 on the 4:30 a.m - 8 a.m. shift and 5 on the 8 a.m -11:30 shift.  Anyone willing to volunteer, please contact Virginia Dellinger at vdellinger@sbcglobal.net.   Bonus:  The volunteers on the early shift get first chance to view and buy the items for sale before the masses of buyers enter the garage!!  
Where Can I Complain? 
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The GMVA Web site has a page titled Helpful Phone Numbers and Forms.  This has a link to the CATW service request form.  Use this to report problems around The Woodlands.
 
If you have a suggestion or complaint specific to Grogan's Mill Village, please use our suggestions form
Grogan's Mill Sign at High Oaks and Sawdust
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The sign is in place but is blank. The words "Village of Grogan's Mill" still need to be added.  We will continue to report on this situation.
Register to Vote 
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If you want to vote in the presidential election on November 4th you need to register to vote by October 6th.  Go to the Montgomery County Election site for information on voter registration.
National Night Out
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National Night Out is scheduled for Tuesday, October 7th from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Grogan's Mill Village Center.  There will be ID the Burglar Contest, Refreshments, Drawing for Prizes and Giveaways as well as Public Safety personnel and community leaders present.  Please join us for National Night Out
N-Style Salon September Specials
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$65.00 COLOR REFRESHER (includes blowdry) Enhance, change or increase color intensity
 
$30.00 CLARIFYING TREATMENT (style not included) Removes chlorine or product build up

$10.00 OFF - Formal Updo's (prices start at $65.00 & up)
Make your appointments early!

NIOXIN - 30 Day Trial Set - SALE $ 34.40

COLOR EXTEND SHAMPOO & CONDITIONER - SALE $23.00 with every color service.
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