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Eastwood Park Community Cleanup Project In Full Swing

The Department of Neighborhoods (DON) announces the Eastwood Park Community Cleanup project, Saturday, November 2, 8 a.m. to noon in the Second Ward neighborhood. The project is sponsored in partnership with Keep Houston Beautiful (KHB), Second Ward Super Neighborhood Council #63 and Families 4 Better Communities, with corporate support from Tejas Tubular Products, Inc. The project will consist of de-littering along the Harrisburg Sunset Trail, from 200 Bryan Street to 200 Lockwood Drive, and de-littering and mowing at the “pocket park” located at the 200 to 300 blocks of Bryan Street, both in zip code 77011. KHB will provide...

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Incredible Renovations Among 2013 Winners of The Bayou City Remodeling Award

Incredible Renovations, LLC, one of Houston’s top remodeling companies is proud to announce that they have they have been chosen as one of the 2013 winners of The Bayou City Remodeling Award. According to Home Theater Gear, “Remodeling is often part of the home theater installation process. These days lots of customers are incorporating a home theater when they remodel their home.” “We work closely with local remodeling companies to ensure that our customers get the perfect home theater. The companies we have highlighted in this category earned this award for the excellent way they present their business online....

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Trick or Treat! Making it a Safe and Happy Halloween!

Remember to Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery on Sunday, November 3, 2013 The City of Houston and all its employees wish everyone a safe and happy Halloween. This is a time for children of all ages to enjoy the time outside in the company of family and friends. Halloween however does present its share of safety concerns that adults and children need to keep in mind. Our emergency services typically see a slight increase in emergency calls on Halloween, mostly because of falls and assaults. Keep the following suggestions in mind when trick-or-treating: Be alert for cars that may be turning into or out of driveways; never cross between parked cars and always cross at street corners Be cautious of strangers; never go into a stranger’s house or accept a ride from a stranger Children should wait until they get home to eat candy; inspect candy for possible tampering; if not wrapped or loosely wrapped, do not eat it Everyone should carry a flashlight or some other form of light to make you more visible to motorists If there is no sidewalk, walk facing the oncoming traffic If you feel threatened or in danger while trick-or-treating you can go to any Houston fire or police station Illuminate pumpkins with small flashlights or battery operated candles instead of real candles Keep burning Jack-o-Lanterns away from curtains and combustible items,...

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Mayor Annise Parker Sponsors a Cleanup and Beautification Project in Shepherd Park

Mayor Annise Parker and the Department of Neighborhoods (DON) will sponsor a cleanup and beautification project in Shepherd Park, 4600 Brinkman, Houston 77012, Saturday, October 5, 2013, 9:30 to 11 a.m. Mayor Parker will welcome residents, civic leaders and volunteers at 9:30 a.m. A re-dedication of Ann’s Labyrinth, in memory of park founder Ann Scardino, will follow. Cleanup and beautification activities will begin at 9:40 a.m. Junior volunteers from Durham Elementary School and Boys Scouts Troop 604 will help with the project. The activities will include de-littering throughout the park and mulching in the community garden. Mayor Parker will assist with the project and visit with residents about neighborhood concerns until 11 a.m. Houston Police Department (HPD) North Patrol Division will also be available to address questions from residents between 9:30 and 11 a.m., and Houston City Council Member Ellen Cohen will greet and thank volunteers. In conjunction with the project, Public Works and Engineering (PWE) crews will service the drainage ditches along Brinkman Street to prevent flooding, starting at 8 a.m. until all work is completed. This neighborhood improvement effort is supported by the Shepherd Park Plaza Civic Group, Super Neighborhood #12 Central Northwest, Shepherd Park Plaza Garden Club, Shepherd Park Plaza Citizens Patrol, Durham Elementary School, Harris County Constable’s Office Precinct 1 and Keep Houston Beautiful. The project is part of DON’s Clean Neighborhoods Campaign, a year-round...

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Incredible Renovations Making a Difference

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson Incredible Renovations is proud to participate in the Remodelers Council 2013 Charity Project at The BEACON on Saturday, September 28, 2013. For years, The BEACON has been providing hot meals, private showers, lavatory facilities, laundry services and case management to Houston’s underserved and homeless population. Since opening their doors in 2007, their program has served and helped over 600 people daily. Members...

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