April 9, 2010
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Grogan's Mill Village Association Newsletter

April 9, 2010

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Greetings!
 
The GMVA Board would like to welcome our new subscribers.
 
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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The Woodlands Township Board Candidate Forum ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
The League of Women Voters will hold a Forum for candidates in The Woodlands Township Election on April 19th, 7 PM at McCulloch Junior High School. If you are frustrated with politics and what is happening this is an opportunity to find out first hand what the candidates stand for and how they match with your values. Put this on your calendar, now. LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY CANDIDATES FORUM - THE WOODLANDS TOWNSHIP MCCULLOUGH JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL 3800 S. PANTHER CREEK DRIVE THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS Monday, APRIL 19, 2010 7 P.M. All candidates for each of the 4 positions up for election on the Township Board have been invited to participate.
d Pat Goodpastor.
Earth Day - We Need Your Help to Win - Please Click on the Link ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Earth Day is Saturday, April 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Woodlands High School. More than 70 booths and activities will spotlight nature, eco-trends and resource conservation. Displays with live snakes, butterflies and tortoises will provide hands-on experiences with wildlife. An online contest is being held related to using recyclable bags. The village with the most contestants will win $500. We need your help to earn this money, please visit the questionaire about reusable bags.
Road Closures on May 1st for CB&I Triathlon ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
The CB & I TRI - The Woodlands Triathlon is set to take place Saturday, May 1, 2010, at Northshore Park. Please be aware that roads will be affected along Research Forest Drive through The Woodlands Town Center, Lake Woodlands Drive and Woodlands Parkway. The outside lanes will be closed for the bike and run routes from 5:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Are You Registered to Vote?
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To vote in The Woodlands Township election you must be a citizen and registered voter. If you are not registered you can obtain a voter registration card at the information center (by the Cru wine bar) in Town Center or by contacting the elections office at this web site http://www.co.montgomery.tx.us/ELECTION/faq.shtml. If you are over 65, disabled or anticipate being outside the county on May 8th you can get an absentee ballot from that site.
Spring Farmer's Market Opened April 3rd ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
The Grogan's Mill Farmer's Market has returned to the Grogan Mill Village Center for its spring season. The Farmer's Market will be open from 8 AM to 12 Noon each Saturday morning until June 26th. We had 25 vendors and will have more in the coming weeks. All who visited said that it was by far the best market we have had and one of the best they have been to. There are a number of new vendors and many alternative sources of fruits, begetable, eggs, chicken, beef, pork and other products. A full listing of the vendors can be found on the Grogan's Mill Web site. The Market now has a page on Facebook. Join us by searching for "Grogan's Mill Farmer's Market."
Spring Flea Market on April 17th ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
The annual spring Flea market will be held on Saturday, April 17th, at 7AM in the Pavilion Parking lot. If you are interested in selling contact the Panther Creek Village Association. Please note the earlier opening time. The GMVA needs volunteers to help us at this event, if you are willing to give it a try and meet some of your neighbors please contact Sally Johnson at tess.tx@gmail.com.

N Style Salon Specials ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Specials for April
$60 Cap Highlights (includes blow dry)
$10 off Foil Highlight & Cut Combo (includes blow dry)
$50 T Zone Highlight (one color = 10 foils) FREE: travel size - SHIVA Color Care Shampoo & Conditioner w/ purchase of any chemical service
$10 off Sunglasses (reg. $20)

20% off Sterling Silver Jewelry
20% off Cricket Flat Irons (reg. $60)
25% SHIVA Hair Products

Call us at (281) 363-0100 or e-mail your appointments to: n-style@sbcglobal.net

Go Green Eco Taxi Inc. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Go Green Eco Taxi Inc. is an all electric taxi service available in the Town Center of Grogan's Mill Village. Sara Bissig is now offering "Eco Tours of the Town" for hotel guests and new residents. These tours will last approx 30 minutes and cost $10.00. She will show tourists and locals various places to dine, drink and shop, plus the parks for kid's activities, entertainment options, etc. The service is also available for private events. Go Green's phone number is 281-639-9724. Check out their web site for more information. www.gogreenecotaxi.com Go Green!

Concert in the Park Series Returns ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
The Concert in the Park Series will return to Northshore Park for the free spring series from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Sunday from March 28 through April 25 and again for summer concerts from June 6 through July 4. Among this season's performers are Cold Shot on March 28; Jimmy Needham on April 4; Kyle Hutton Band on April 11; Toast and Jam on April 18 and the Nigel Edison Bank on April 25. The summer series will include the Level One Band on June 6; Miss Leslie and her Juke Jointers on June 13; Fab 5 on June 20; Patricia Vonne on June 28 and Troy Hess& Texas Heartbreakers on July 4th.

For more free and family activities this summer, please see our listing of Upcoming Events on the GMVA Web site.

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