Monthly Archives: February 2014

Around the Corner – Spring 2014 Newsletter


Download the Spring 2014 edition of our 5 Corners Newsletter.

  • A Word from the Chair
  • The Word on the Corner
  • Congratulations to our Council Member
  • HPD debunks High Crime Stats
  • Keeping the District Clean a& Green
  • Graffiti Abatement
  • Litter Abatement
  • Outage Reporting: Street Lights
  • South Post Oak Recycling Center Celebrates 20 Years
  • Board Reviews Final Master Plan for Environmental Design
  • Five Corners Committee Meetings
  • New Board Member: Edna Deauvearo
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First Friday Concert at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany

Americana – An evening of Favorites

Take Five Wind Quintet

Rebecca Powell Garfield, Flute Grace Tice, Oboe Maiko Sasaki, Clarinet Jaames Roberson, Bassoon James Wilson, Horn

March 7, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Location: 9600 South Gessner The music this evening celebrates “Americana” with such selections as “Summertime” - “Liberty Bell March” - “Roaring 20’s Medley” and much more!


$20 for reserved seating (first 3 rows) $15 general admission $10 seniors and students Call 713.774.9619 to purchase tickets in advance or purchase at the door....
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Willow Waterhole Greenspace Conservancy, Annual Meeting


Thursday, March 27, 2014 7:00pm

Westbury High School Lecture Hall (Parking on west side of school off Chimney Rock)
  • Lecture by Dr. John Lienhard, writer and host of “Engines of Our Ingenuity,” National Public Radio
  • Harris County Flood Control District spokesperson update on Project Brays Construction
  • Election of Officers for 2014-2015
For more information: Contact: Howard Sacks, 281-687-1334...
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Save the Date District K CIP Thursday, February 27th

District K Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) Meeting

Thursday, February 27, 2014 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The Fountain Life Center 14065 South Main St. (@ Hillcroft Ave.) Houston, TX 77085 The City's CIP is a 5-year plan that list projects the City of Houston intends to construct. City representatives from the Public Works Department, General Service Department, and Parks & Recreation Department will attend the CIP meeting. Also, an update will be given of the Rebuild Houston initiative within District K. These CIP meetings provide citizens the opportunity to participate in the budget process by contributing comments and suggestions about CIP-related needed...
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February Green Educational Seminar and Building Tour

Educational Seminar

Container Buildings in Houston

Wednesday, February 26 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the Green Building Resource Center 1002 Washington Avenue Houston 77002 In partnership with the Texas Gulf Coast Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council Speakers: Sergio Grado, Mitsubishi Electric US Chair, USGBC TX Gulf Coast Chapter Devin Robinson, Principal Kinetic Design Lab Ron Saikowski, P.E., Owner Saikowski Engineering Lots of questions these days about reusing shipping containers in buildings. Shipping containers are cheap and structurally sound. Why aren't we seeing more of them here? They are not designed to be buildings, so it takes someone knowledgeable about building science to provide the right materials in the right place with the right...
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Free Document Shredding for Individual Houston Residents, Feb 22.

To improve services, safety and the quality of life for all Houstonians, the City of Houston, in partnership with Data Shredding Services of Texas, Inc., is offering free on-site document shredding services to Houston residents at different locations throughout the city. The service is provided to individuals with personal documents only and is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Saturday, February 22, 2014 8 a.m. - Noon HPD Southwest Station 4503 Beechnut Street Houston 77096 map
(Due to limited parking, please arrive after 8:00 a.m.) The Mayor's Citizens' Assistance Office, a division of the Department of Neighborhoods (DON), and the Houston Police Department (HPD) will...
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