May 5, 2013

Volunteers to work with Girl Scouts

Our girl scout Service Unit is having real problems encouraging Leaders to participate in the monthly meetings and also to volunteer at the Service Unit level. (gs levels outlined below)  The ladies who have been filling these roles work full time, run their own troop don't even have daughters in the program anymore.  Two of them never had children and the other two have children that are grown with their own grandchildren.  We need more help. 

GS organization tier as follows: 
Juliette (individual girl)
Service Unit - Rainbows End
Council - GSSJC, Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council
WWAGGS - World Wide Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts

Service Unit Positions  include:
Service Unit Team Manager:  April Hill
Service Unit Assistant Manager:
Treasurer: Claudine Ramirez
Fall Products Coordinator: Pam Krueger
Cookie Coordinator: Claudine Ramirez & Mary Murphy
Events Coordinator:  
(help calendar and organize Mother/Daughter, STRIDERS track meet, Leader Retreats, etc)
Recruitment & Marketing: 
(advertise and plan events to encourage girls and adults to sign up for Girl Scouting)
Training: April Hill
Outdoor Trainer: Kay Craig & Robin Kohler
Registrar: collect and file paperwork with council
Secretary: Diane Bates,  take meetings notes & send out monthly newsletter
Webmaster: update Shutterfly site
Juliette Liason: (contact girls who do not belong to a troop once a month to inform them of upcoming activities)
Sunshine Director:  Leticia Gonzalez (send cards to leaders on their birthday & organize meals if there is a need)

* all positions attend a SU Leadership meeting once a month, usually the 1st Thursday of every month at Spring Branch Presbyterian Church 1215 Campbell 77055, 7pm

Please contact April Hill if you would be willing to help with any of these volunteer roles at 281-352-5392 or

ps.  If you are interested in working with girls, I'm always looking for volunteers to help at Troop Level with meetings and campouts. 

March 17, 2013

Couch and Bed Frame for sale

Brittany Wadsworth is moving into a new apartment and is selling some of her stuff:

Tan fabric couch for sale comfortably fits four adults and even sleeps one! Soft and deep. Removable cushion covers are machine washable but we have not had to do that yet. No stains, rips or tears and is in great condition. It is not more than eight months old and has been in a smoke-free/pet-free apartment. We bought it brand new from Down East Home and brought it with us. We are moving and are looking for a different style. $500 or best offer. Pick-up only.

31"x37"- cushions
40.5"x93"x30" -couch 

Bed frame for sale! Mahogany colored wood. Beautiful carved design. Queen size and in great condition. Comes from a house with NO pets, NO smokers, and NO bedbugs. $500 or best offer.
For pick up only.
Double sided pillow top mattress and box spring sold separate but willing to sell as package deal. 

All items must be gone by the end of the month, March 30th.
Contact Brittany at

March 15, 2013

Free Newborn Photo Shoots

All pregnant ladies in the ward - here is your chance to get some awesome  free NEWBORN baby photos!  I need newborn pictures for my portfolio and am looking for a few babies to shoot pictures of in March-May.  the pictures have to be done during the fist week of life (at the hospital or your home).  Please text me in advance if interested as we need to schedule a few weeks ahead 281-889-7411 - Olya Yee

March 4, 2013

Food storage for sale

Cara Lee Hacking is looking to sell some of her food storage. It's all good and sealed in #10 cans but they can't use them due to personal allergies.

To check out what's available, click the link below:

You can contact Cara Lee directly at

October 30, 2012

The Nutcracker!

Pennie, Sophia and Wyatt Bounds are going to be in the Nutcracker at Allegro Ballet of Houston.

Tickets are going on sale now. They would love the support!

Here is the link for Tickets

October 28, 2012

Come listen to Andrea Slack at the Houston Camerata Concert!
(The event is free too!)

Houston Camerata Concert 
"Hallelujah, Gloria, Amen!"

Saturday, November 17th

8:00 PM

Program includes:
Puccini's "Messa di Gloria"
"Alleluia" by Manuel
"Hallelujah, Amen" from Judas Maccabeus by Handel
"Amen" from Missa Afro-Brasileira by Fonseca
"Amen" from Messiah by Handel

Chapelwood United Methodist Church 
11140 Greenbay Street 
Houston, Texas 77024 
(In the Piney Point/Memorial area)

Free and open to the public

October 9, 2012

Info Needed

After being away for 3.5 years, Olya and Forrest Yee are looking for:

1. academic pre-school in the area for a 4 y.o. Maxim - asap
2. children's classes for 3 and 4 y.o. kids: gymnastics, dance, ballet, swimming, piano, chess...
3. family dentists
4. babysitters who can drive and who can also spoon-feed 3 little kids at the same time 
5. family doctors who don't believe in fat-free and reduced fat diets :-) I love my butter and whole milk!
6. good places to eat out (many of the places we used to go to closed down :-(...)

Please e-mail your recommendations to .

Thank you!