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    • From the General Manager, Scott SustmanMarch . . . Spring Break and Citizens of the YearFollies Kelly and Jerry Nispel are Walden’sThere are many activities this Citizens of the Yearmonth. Spring Break is March for 2012. Kelly11 - 15, so many families will be has been activeleaving the preceding weekend to get on the Propertythe full benefit of the break. If you Owners Associationhappen to be one of these families, Board (nowconsider taking advantage of the called the WaldenSheriff ’s Vacation watch program. Social Network)The Follies also occurs that for six yearsweekend, with evening performances and served as President for three years. She has also served on the Boardon March 7, 8, and 9, along with of Trustees Finance Committee and the Long Range Planning Committee.the Ladies Association Luncheon on She is also very active in the Ladies Association of Walden and has servedMarch 8. Tickets are still available for as Treasurer and on several committees. Jerry is on the MUD 9 Board ofat least some of the performances, so Directors and has actively participated in the Property Owners Associationcheck out the ad in the Newsletter (WSN) of Walden. Together they have also been participants in the Waldenon how to get great seats to watch Follies. All of these contributions have required many hours of service.your neighbors perform. Together they have been active in many Montgomery County activities such as Co-Chairpersons for the Volunteer organization of the MontgomeryTree Planting Wine Festival, which is an annual event. They have also served as volunteersThe WCIA will be planting about for the annual Halloween Haunted House for children of Montgomery100 trees in March. If you want to County. Please congratulate them on this well-deserved recognition.add trees to your property and takeadvantage of discounted pricing, you Walden Social Network Annual Meeting is March 23must contact the Administration The Walden Social Network (Property Owners Association) will hold its annualOffice to place your order by the meeting on Saturday, March 23, at 10 a.m downstairs at the Yacht Club.close of business on March 7. The Free coffee and donuts for all who attend, and you can hear the WSN Board’sselections include 15- and 30-gallon ideas for 2013. See their article on the back page for more information.trees such as Loblolly Pines, RedMaples, Red Oaks, Water Oaks, MUD 8 Sanitary Sewer Easter Egg HuntBradford Pears, and Redbuds. Rehabilitation Saturday, March 30, will be the annual You may have seen the trucks from Easter Egg Hunt at the Racquet Club.RAD Program for Women Repipe, the contractor MUD 8 is Pictures with the Easter Bunny are at 10The Sheriff ’s Department will using to rehabilitate the sanitary a.m. and the hunts are at 11 a.m. Therebe holding RAD training at the sewer lines. Look for the MUD 8 will be separate hunts for different ageWalden substation March 19- article inside which explains what groups. Be sure to bring your cameras21. Look for the ad inside for you need to do to your property to capture these special memories forregistration information. to make this project a success. your children and grandchildren.
    • Weekly Dining & Dancing Featured Entertainer Melissa NasrLents Sensational Seafood Menu! Wednesday - Mid-Week BreakPlan to join us every Friday during Lent for our fabulous seafood 5:00-7:00 - Happy Hour & special menu.selections. The Commodore Room will feature several fresh catches 5:30-9:00 - Fabulous steaks, seafoodfrom the sea for your dining pleasure. Atlantic Salmon, Pacific Scallops, specials, tender veal.Snapper, Tilapia, and Lobster are just a few of the selections that will be SPECIAL FEATURE!! All-You-Can-offered. Eat Sirloin Steak and Grilled or Fried Shrimp with Salad and Dessert - $18.95.St. Patricks Seafood BuffetFriday, March 22, 6:00-9:00 Thursday is “Commodore Night”Come one, come all to celebrate a fabulous "Pot of Gold" Seafood Buffet. Get a full 3-course dinner for just $18.95.Yes, thats right, back by demand, Walden will have our greatest seafood BY POPULAR DEMAND: All-You-Can-celebration to start the season. $35++ gets you shrimp, scallops, crab, cod, Eat Sirloin Steak and Grilled or Fried Shrimp with Salad and Dessert, alsosnapper, salmon, flounder, and a dozen desserts. This is no Red Lobster, my just $18.95. Use your property ownerfriend, it is truly "the end of the rainbow!" card for your 15% savings and get the best deal in town! Menu changes weekly,Anniversary / Birthday Bash live entertainment,Thursday, March 28, 6:00-9:00If youre celebrating a March birthday or wedding anniversary, enjoy Friday - Fresh Seafooddinner on us! It is yours for free as long as you are a property owner who 5:00-7:00 - Happy Hour & special menu.has their property owners card and drivers license, there is only one 5:30-9:30 - Dine from our specialbirthday or anniversary meal per check, and another entrée of greater or offerings or our a la carte menu andequal value is purchased along with your check. We will hand out tickets enjoy live entertainment.at the hostess stand to all our celebrants so there will be no confusion at Saturday - Chefs Specialscheck out time. Exceptional cuisine and excellent service are yours to enjoy in the elegant ambiance of the Yacht Club. Come dine and dance Easters Grand Buffet Extravaganza the night away! Sunday, March 31, 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Sunday Brunch Buffet Join us at the for the finest Easter holiday brunch on Lake Conroe: 10:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Eggs Benedict Grand Buffet - $25.95 Waffles with homemade strawberry sauce and whipped cream Carving station of specialty meats, Maple Sausage · Hickory-Smoked Bacon · Fresh Fruit boiled shrimp, smoked salmon, plus a Smoked Salmon · Boiled Shrimp variety of vegetables, salads, soups, and Slow Roasted Herb Crusted Prime Rib desserts. Includes complimentary glass Fresh Snapper · Mahi Mahi of champagne. Assorted Chicken Dishes Breakfast Buffet - $12.95 Homemade waffles, omelets, Eggs Garden Fresh Vegetables Benedict, sausage, bacon, and hash Plus, over 20 different types of homemade desserts! browns Soup, Salad, Shrimp & Salmon Buffet - Call ahead for credit card reservations at 936-582-4222. $13.95 Priced at $39.95++ for adults and $19.95++ for children 7–11. *ADD A HOMEMADE DESSERT FOR JUST $2.95
    • Walden Market Trends Brought to you by WaldenHomeTeam.comWalden’s real estate market started the New Year with a bang! There were 14 single-family home sales closed for the month vs. 12 inJanuary of 2012. This total is the best January sales figures for Walden since 2003! The final year end sales for 2012 were 234single-family homes sold in Walden. This compares with 182 in 2011 and represents the best annual sales figures since 2007! Thisalso represents a 28% increase in unit sales volume over 2011! There are currently 19 single family homes pending to close for themonth of February and 5 pending to close in March! Showing activity is very strong and we are building momentum for an evenbetter 2013. Interest rates continue at all time lows making this a great time to buy as well as a great time to sell! Walden’sinventory of available homes was already low and fell even lower to 4.3 months of available inventory (as of 2/5/13)…this is a strongindicator of a seller’s market! The word is out….Walden is a great place to live! Whether you are buying or selling a home we canhelp you make an informed decision. The following is MLS Walden single family home sales for the period of 1/1/2013 through1/31/2013. TYPE SQ. FT. YEAR SALES PRICE TYPE SQ. FT. YEAR SALES PRICE Interior 1546 1982 $115,000 Interior 1876 2004 $169,900 Interior 1510 2003 $120,000 Interior 1952 2012 $194,900 Interior 1764 2007 $123,500 Interior 1864 2006 $201,000 Interior 1691 2007 $130,000 Interior 2457 2012 $208,744 Interior 1920 2006 $151,500 Golf Course 2908 1981 $223,000 Interior 2592 2006 $164,900 Interior 2761 1983 $235,000 Interior 1813 2005 $169,900 Waterfront 2575 2004 $480,500Data not verified/guaranteed by MLS. FEATURED PROPERTIESLake Conroe Realty: Another Great Year Selling Walden!The final sales figures for 2012 are in and LCR is proud to announceanother banner year selling real estate in Walden! Lake Conroe We need listings!!Realty recorded 113 transactions resulting in a sales dollar Add your property to the SOLD list!!volume of more than $17.2 Million in our communityduring 2012!! Our listings sold on average for 97% of their list WALDEN WATERFRONT HOMESprice and averaged selling in just 73 days! Call us today to learn 3925 TREASURE ISLAND DR., $439,000 SOLD!!how we can help you sell your home faster and for more money!! WALDEN INTERIOR HOMES: 3606 WOODLAND LANE, 169,900 – PENDING!! Like new 3/3/2 w/custom features throughout. Quality construction & lowWalden is our home and we are experts in the Walden market. utility bills, this one won’t last long!If you have questions regarding property in Walden feel free 13633 VAIL DR., $189,900 – REDUCED!!to give us a call. We live here and we work here! Go to our Beautiful 3/2/2 with bonus room, granite counters, new heat & A/C,website at www.waldenhometeam.com where we provide wonderful quiet wooded area of Walden! 2930 WHITMAN DR., $134,950 – SOLD!!more detailed information on the Walden market. When it’s Immaculate 3/2/2 patio home. In great condition and move-in ready!!time to buy or sell, call us and we’ll be pleased to assist you. 3913 WINDSWEPT DR., $257,900 WATERVIEW!! SOLD!! Custom waterview 4/3.5/2 home loaded with upgrades!Kindest Regards, 3703 PINE HOLLOW LN. $139,900 – BACK ON THE MARKET!Jerry & Kelly Huge corner lot 3/2/2 w/office & large open living area. Great deck, move in ready!The Nispel Team 11402 TWAIN DR., $169,900 SOLD!! WALDEN CONDOS: 12600 MELVILLE DR., B220 THE LODGE $56,900 PENDING!! Jerry Cell: 936.828.6658 1/1 at The Lodge. Great views! Fully furnished! 12800 MELVILLE DR., A-112, THE POINT $184,500 jerry@nispelteam.com Rare ground-floor, split-plan condo at The Point. Designer touches throughout, immaculate condition, oversized patio, waterfront! WALDEN LOTS: Kelly Cell: 713.416.5431 LOT 66 LEAFY ARBOR - $39,000 kelly@nispelteam.com Golf course lot with great views of Walden’s #3 & #4 holes! Perfect place for your dream home! LOT 229 POETS COURT – $10,000 www.NispelTeam.com Private cul-de-sac lot near front of Walden! LOT 82 WINDSWEPT DR. – $16,500 NEW LISTING!!! 11623 REDBIRD LANE, $18,000 LAKE CONROE AREA: 14668 DIAMONDHEAD $224,900 !! – PENDING!! Diamondhead Waterfront Lot. Beautiful Views! Fantastic price!! 20835 DEAUVILLE - $164,000 NEW LISTING! SOLD!!
    • FOUNDATION PROBLEMS? Guaranteed Lowest Price • Lifetime Transferrable Warranty BBB Gold Star Award Winner • 20K Satisfied Customers 26th Year of Service Rated #1 C Montgomery Homeowner By Realtors EVEL HECK 713.681.2600 SM FOUNDATION REPAIR 13662 Hwy 105 West l Conroe, TX 77304 www.firstchoicecollisionllc.com All Insurance Claims Welcome Enterprise Rental Car Onsite Lifetime warranty shuttle Service Fleet Discounts 936-447-6001The Right Choice in Collision Repair! MONTGOMERY COUNTY MUD NO. 8 SANITARY SEWER REHABILITATION PROJECT SECTIONS: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7Montgomery County Municipal Utility District No. 8 (“MCMUD No. 8”) is proceeding with a one-year sanitarysewer rehabilitation project to rehabilitate the aging sanitary sewer distribution system infrastructure in Walden.Re-pipe Construction, LLP is the Contractor who will be handling the rehabilitation work, and Chief Solutions is thesubcontractor handling the preliminary cleaning & televising of the sanitary sewer system.The Contractor is currently working in Walden Section One, and expects to remain in Section One through mid-March. Once complete with Section One, the Contractor will move into Section Two, etc.Each resident in the MCMUD No. 8 sections listed above will be notified via door hanger 24-48 hours prior to theContractor working around your area. In order for the Contractor to make some repairs, it may require excavationwithin the Utility Easements located generally in the resident’s front yard along the street and/or in the resident’s backyard along the property line. If excavation is required, the resident will be notified via door hanger two (2) weeks, andagain at 24-48 hours, prior to the excavation.We request that ALL residents who receive a door hanger notice, please do the following: 1) Locate and unscrewyour sanitary sewer service lateral clean out cap. (This is located in your yard between the house and the sewer main,and is usually a 4" threaded PVC plastic cap.) This will help prevent sewer smells from entering your house and/orthe possibility of a sewer back up into the house or building. 2) Minimize water usage. 3) Place towels in sinks andbathtubs covering the drains. 4) Close toilet lids. 5) Restrain all pets. 6) Verify yard gates are unlocked.NOTICE: If your home in these sections is a weekend or vacation home, you should consider doing the items listedabove until the work in your section is completed.Additional information regarding this project can be found on the MCMUD No. 8 website at www.montgomerycountymud8.com, or if you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the DistrictEngineer, Justin Abshire, P.E. at 281-363-4039, ext. 1104.
    • Nick Scheib - (936) 537-0189Theresa Scheib - (936) 537-6467Broker/Associate, CLHMS, CDPELuxury Home Marketing SpecialistTheresa@HomesAroundLakeConroe.com “The Scheib Team” Whether buying or selling we can help you with all your real estate needs! Walden is our home! Call “The Scheib Team” today to discuss the sale of your property. Let us put a SOLD sign in your yard! If you are looking to buy let us help you find your next home, townhome, condo or lot! Over 30 year’s combined experience selling Lake Conroe! FEATURED PROPERTIES: 40 La Jolla – Exquisite Lake Conroe Waterfront estate, situated on over 2 acres (4 waterfront lots) w/ 465 ft. of bulkhead & located in the prestigious gated community of Del Lago Estates. Home features main house w/ 2 attached mother-in law/guest suites & 2 guest/boat houses, for a total of 16,378 sq. ft. Estate boasts pool & hot tub, 3 boat slips w/ lifts, a commercial equipped playground, putting green & gazebo. Custom designed & built one owner home w/ custom features such as an elevator, 3rd story craft-room, separate 3rd story exercise/media room & so much more! MLS #96880418 … $2,400,000 – Priced $500K Below Recent Appraisal!!! Walden Waterfront Graystone Hills Walden 2/2 Waterfront Condo 10 Brookhaven Point 2124 Springwood Glen Lane 12970 Shady Grove Lane 15575 Marina Dr. $535,000 – New Listing! $179,900 – New Listing! $139,900 – New Listing! $124,900 – New Listing! Walden Lot Walden Waterfront Custom Waterfront! Del Lago Estates 12207 Hawthorne Dr. 3111 Willowbend Rd. 11654 Grand Pine Dr. 57 La Jolla Circle $15,500 – New Listing! $599,000 $559,900 $535,000 Walden with Elevator Walden Walden Walden Waterfront Lot 12711 Lake Shore Dr. 3311 Fitzgerald 2835 Sunburst Lane 3007 Poe Dr. $275,000 $229,900 $149,900 $115,000 Each Office Independently Owned & Operated
    • What is Functional Training? Within each individual’s lives unique unexpected barriers are bound to occur. Those barriers can range from something as small as getting out of a chair or something more drastic like taking an unexpected fall. Preparing for those instances should be a part of everyone’s fitness program. This will help prepare the body to handle those situations with less of a chance of injury. We have the ability to perform a variety of movements including walking, jogging, sprinting, lifting, pushing, pulling, jumping, twisting etc. and all of them require different muscles to help with that particular movement. In functional training it is as important to train that particular movement, as it is to train the muscles involved in that movement. For example, an individual that executes a squat will have a greater effect on improving your ability to rise up out of a chair more so than an individual practicing a knee extension would. Your brain thinks in terms of whole motions, rather than individual muscles, and while doing a knee extension you are still working the muscles of the quadriceps, but you not working on that particular movement. Therefore, the squat is going to prepare and strengthen the necessary muscles throughout the entire movement of rising up out of a chair better than a leg extension would. This makes a squat one of the most functional movements that you can do. It is important for everyone to learn the movements that they use most in their lives so that you may design exercises like the squat that are going to make you stronger and more efficient each and every day. Personal Training Prices March Madness is here! Stop by the Fitness Center to fill out your bracket Single Session: for a chance to win a free personal 30 minutes- $35 training session! 60 minutes - $50 Individual Package: 10 sessions of 30 minutes - $350 10 sessions of 60 minutes - $500 Group Package (3-4 people): 10 sessions of 30 minutes - $200 a person! (You could save $150 a person with Group Training!) Receive one FREE training session with purchase of any training package! To schedule a consultation and/or session with a trainer, call 936-582-2954. Mitch Evans, Fitness DirectorFitness Center Main Line: 936-582-2954 Mitchs Direct Line: 936-582-2953 FitnessDirector@WaldenOnLakeConroe.com
    • • Walden Mens Association will meet on Friday, March 1, at 7:30 a.m. at the Walden Yacht Club. Our speaker will be Mr. Jace Houston, General Manager of the San Jacinto River Authority. RSVP your reservations to DavidEargle@ consolidated.net or call him at 713-825-8882.• Ladies Association of Walden monthly luncheon is Friday, March 8, when we will enjoy March Madness-Follies Style….I hope that all of you have made your reservations for the Follies. No need to tell you that this is always a fun program and that Rick will provide a delicious meal! Remember…there is no meeting/program the first Friday of March! Mark your calendars for April 5. Our program will be entertainment delivered by “Classic Jazz with Pat Austin.” This is a diverse group, mostly from the Memorial area of Houston, and it includes a pharmacist, piano and voice teachers, directors of various choirs, and homemakers. They are all involved with other choirs in the city including the Symphony Choral, The Tuesday Music Chorus and The Bach Chorale. Several belong to other ensembles and all are involved with their church choirs. You won’t want to miss this!• Walden Silver Belles will meet Tuesday, March 5, at the 18th Condos. Bring a covered dish and have fun. Call Peggy Smith for questions at 582-1507.• Ladies Social Bridge meets at the Walden Yacht Club every Monday at 1:00 p.m. Call Elaine Herod at 448-6093 or Lee Vanderpool at 582-6628 for more information.• The Walden Ladies’ Association Bridge Group meets at the Walden Yacht Club on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Monday of the month at 1:00 p.m. For more information, call Lynda McNamee at 448-5419.• Ladies’ Duplicate Bridge will meet 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. at the Walden Yacht Club. Contact Peggy Myers at 582-4303.• The Walden Men’s Duplicate Bridge Group will meet every Monday (except holidays) at 1:00 p.m. at the Walden Yacht Club. Call Walt Zolla (582-1033), Miles McDonald (582-4008), or Gerry Sjoden (582-6817) for more information.• The “42” Domino Club Co-Ed meets every Thursday at 1:00 at the Yacht Club. Anyone wishing to learn how to play is welcome, also. For additional information, call Lewis Williams at 582-4327.• Ladies Dominoes meets Wednesdays from 1:30-4:00 p.m. at the Walden Yacht Club.
    • Walden Tennis Court and Event Sponsors Tricor Homes Custom Quality Residences (936) 448-2733 Shanahans Bar and Grill Steaks, Burgers, Spirits and Fun! (936) 448-6444 Re/Max Preferred Group Teri Henkelman (936) 537-6555 Wags 2 Whiskers Veterinary Hospital Dr. Angela Kaschmitter Holliday (936) 582-2225 UNFORGETTABLE LAKE CONROE REALTORS DeAnna & Mark Leopold (936)-448-LAKE (5253) dr. Timothy E. Gardner (936) 441-3999 Where you can get your Comprehensive Dental needs taken care of!March/April Adult Clinics & Play The Nispel Team/Lake Conroe Realty Jerry & Kelly Nispel (936)828-6658Monday/Tuesday/Thursday Friday Morning: Faith GroundskeepingMornings: (Times TBD) Drop N Drill 9:00 – 10:00 Your Neighborhood Gardener (936)537-2917North Country Team Workouts a.m. (Cost $10.00) COLDWELL BANKER/UNITED REALTORSWednesday Morning: Saturday/Sunday Mornings Melanie Small (713) 303-4790Drop N Drill 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Open Play: Digital Signage-Custom Marketing(Cost $10.00) 8:00 a.m. - Noon Michelle Meyers (936) 230-5493 Free to all levels of play.Thursday Evenings: Vintage Garden Tea HouseCo-ed League Play 7:00- 9:00 p.m. Debbie Boynton (936) 597-4004Starts March 7th Albacor Shipping(Cost $5.00) www.albacorshipping.com Waldens 7th Annual Rally for the Cure Tennis Tournament and Fund Raiser March 2-3, 8:30 a.m. Join us Saturday & Sunday, March 2-3, for the WRC 7th annual fund raiser for the Rally for the Cure benefiting breast cancer awareness and research. Cost is $40.00 per player and this includes a tournament t-shirt, lunch and your donation to the RFTC. The Tournament will be open to adult and juniors with divisions for each level in singles, doubles and mixed doubles. Sign up at the tennis pro-shop. April Spring Intra Club TennisEvents & Mixers Walden R. C. and Bentwater C.C.Mar 2-3 7th Annual Rally For The Cure Tournament Saturday, April 20th at 8:30 a.m. @ WRCMar 22 Quick Start Beginners Adult Clinic 6-week program We will play two rounds of regular doubles and twoMar 23 Junior Tennis Grand Prix at WCC rounds of mixed doubles. The rounds will be timedMar 30 Waldens Family Easter Egg Hunt so everybody gets to play a lot of tennis. This eventApr 7 WSN Spring Fling will be held in lieu of the Property Owners ClinicApr 8-10 Montgomery H.S. Tennis District @ WRC for this month. It is free to the Walden members.Apr 20 Adult Intra-Club WRC & BWCC @ WRC We will be serving food for everyone to enjoy. SignApr 27 Junior Tennis Grand Prix at BWCC up at the tennis shop. Deadline: Thursday, March 18, at Noon
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    • Summary of February 21st Board Meeting Finance Committee – Ore Davis presented the Finance Committee report, reporting January figures were ahead of budget but slightly behind 2012. The 12603 HWY 105 W. Ste. 100 Conroe, TX 77304 Committee recommended and the Board approved 12603 HWY Monday-Saturday 12603 HWY the resurfacing of four tennis courts, the replacement 9:00am-5:00pm 100 105 W. Ste. 105 W. Ste. 100 Conroe, TX Conroe, TX of some concrete at the rear of the Administration 77304 TexasSelectProperty.com 77304 Si, habla Espanol! Monday- building, the fireworks be held on Thursday, July 4th, Monday- 936-447-3800 Saturday Saturday 9:00am- 9:00am- Owner: Kurt Lutzow and the replacement of china for the CommodoreOwner: Kenneth Brown 5:00pm 5:00pm Room. TexasSelectPr Texas Select Property Group TexasSelectPr We have a great team of is a full service real estate operty.com brokerage. Our team of operty.com REALTORS® with over 293 years of experience! Construction Committee – John Tricoli reported REALTORS® understands that all major issues with the HVAC at the Yacht Club that whether you are buying or selling your 936- 936-  Kenneth Brown  Phil Dickey  Roy Harwell had been fixed, and the final adjustments were being 447- home, you deserve outstanding customer service from start to 447-  Ryan Kalich  Kurt Lutzow  Frank Moore made. finish. We have seasoned agents that can help guide 3800 3800  Melisa Myrick  Yasser Nasr  Shirley Olmstead you through your real  Sonya Renteria Tree Planting on WCIA Property – The Board estate search and keep  Dick Seeger you up to date on what is happening in today’s  Bill Shipwash  Kate Taylor approved a plan to plant approximately 100 trees on  Cheri Lynn Williams market. WCIA property, to replace trees lost to the drought and through accidents. The Quiet Professionals Cajun Lawn Care James Veillon Sr. Phone: 936-689-8905 License # 0018745 Email: cajunlawncare@hotmail.com Lake Conroe KOA Center We live and work in Montgomery County, Landmark Conference Room so why not put your trust in a neighbor…. Pastor Dennis Farris 936-582-6258 Home Repair Services 20+ Years Experience • Door Replacement • Lighting • Windows • Fencing • Painting • Replacing Rotten Wood • Baseboards • Faucet Replacement • Ceiling Fans • Drywall Repair Mike Robinson 936-689-1165
    • The weather just doesn’t get any better than this. I know you were itching Interested in “Downsizing” Your Home to work in your yard in February and to Walden’s Championship Golf Course? start pruning back your plants but you always run the risk of having one of those unexpected freezes which canreally zap a pruned plant. Well, I feel that we are in the clearso get out those pruning shears and go to town. If you havenative plants in your yard, chances are you are already seeingnew growth from the bottom. Go ahead and prune all deadspindly stalks. All ornamental grasses also need to be clippedback and you need to pull some of the dead leaves out of theplant, especially in the middle. You can start planting yourspring flowers and native plants at this time. The azaleas havealready started to bloom. Remember to trim them back whenthey are finished and apply your camellia/azalea fertilizer that Irecommended last month. Custom Home – to be BuiltIs your yard full of dollar clover? If it is, the best thing is WeedBeater by Bonide. I use the concentrate and just mix it up in Customize this Home with your Features and Finishesmy sprayer. It will kill basically any weed in your yard but won’t 2,090 Sqft. Living Area – 3 Bedrooms – 2 ½ Bathshurt the grass. Jim’s Hardware should have it but I also haveabout 3 cases so email or call me and you can come by and pick TRICORsome up. 936.448.2733 www.tricorhomes.comAs I walk through my yard I see what the deer are eating. Theyare going for things that they never have before. They havedecided that they like variegated ginger, duranta, shrimp plant,golden shower thryallis, lemon and lime trees and variousthings that I have in pots. If you think for one minute thatyour hibiscus and roses are safe, think again. I found themmunching on my lorapetalum. This was a surprise to me. Iused to have Indian Hawthorne lining one of my flower bedsand they managed to eat them to the ground so I replacedthem 3 years ago with the loropetalum. They were safe untilnow. Goes to show you that we have way too many deer in thesubdivision and no plant is safe.If you cut back your roses when you were supposed to onValentine’s day, remember that you can feed them once a monthfrom now until September. They are heavy feeders and willbloom profusely if you do this.Now for question and answers:What kind of fertilizer should I be putting on my yard?You can apply Nitro Phos 15-5-10 in February / March fora quick green up or you can wait until April and use a slowrelease 3-1-2 ratio which is Nitro Phos Super Turf 19-4-10.What can I use in the flower beds to prevent weeds from growing?Preen is a wonderful product to stop weeds from germinatingin your flower beds. Just sprinkle around the plants on top ofthe mulch and this should take care of your weed problem. Youcan purchase a large container at Sam’s. MargieLBarlow@gmail.com
    • Serving Montgomery County for Over 15 Years! A/C & Heating “Your comfort is our business” 21-Point A/C Tune-Up $49.95 - One Unit $29.95 for second unit $10 OFF Condenser Coil Clean $10 OFF Evaporator Coil Clean CALL 936-228-0063 Limit one coupon per customer. Not valid with any other offers. May not be combined with any other coupons or specials. Must be presented at time of service. Offer expires 9-30-2012. 24 Hour Emergency Service All Makes and Models 936-228-0063 www.tcsacandheat.com TACLB015580E Licensed & InsuredAREA CODE 936 Security CIA Administration Ladies Association Emergency ........................................................ 911 FrontDesk@WaldenOnLakeConroe.com Non-Emergency .................................... 760-5800 President............................. Linda Sustman........... 582-1652 General Manager....................582-1622 (Sheriff ’s Dispatcher at Law Enforcement Center) Vice President.......................... Janie Smith........... 582-2468 Fire...................................................................... 911 Fax............................................582-4292 Membership............................Bonnie Fells........... 445-6699 Utilities Deed Restrictions...................582-2922Ladies’ Golf Assn........... Glenda Hartmann........... 582-1484 CABLE/INTERNET/PHONE glhartmann@consolidated.net Fitness Center.........................582-2954 Consolidated Communications... 936-756-0611Men’s Association Suddenlink ................................. 877-624-5385 Maintenance Fees...................582-2911 President/Reservations........David Eargle....713-825-8882 ELECTRICITY Marina ....................................582-1060 Entergy UtilitiesMen’s Golf Association ..........Bob Rose.........832-405-2482 Racquet Club ..........................582-1022 Power Outage........................ 800-968-8243 Service.................................... 800-368-3749Tennis ................................................Joe Rosa........... 582-1022 Roadway & Grounds..............582-6363 GASWalden Church .........David Kenney, Pastor........... 582-6696 Yacht Club...............................582-4222. CenterPoint Energy Customer Service................... 800-752-8036Walden Closet ............................... Kay Cain........... 582-1961 Installation.............................. 936-756-4431 Betty Lay........... 448-2269 WALDEN GOLF CLUB TRASHWalden Follies ........................ Karla Seidule........... 448-6102 OFS Solid Waste Services.......... 281-457-2705 Cafe on the Green...................582-1111Walden Social Network WATER Karla Seidule, President............. WaldenWSN@gmail.com Golf Administration...............448-6440 Hays - MUD 8&9............................... 588-1166 Danny Wright, GM/VP................... 588-1166Youth News The Wave.......... Desirae Hogan... 936-718-1803 Golf Shop.................................448-4668
    • March 2013 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 1 2 The 2013 Walden Follies MENS ASSN BREAKFAST 7:30a TENNIS Open Play 7a-Noon Exclusive sponsors: TENNIS RALLY FOR THE Drop and Drill 9a Jerry and Kathy Nispel CURE TOURNAMENT The Nispel Team - Lake Conroe Realty FITNESS Yoga 8:30a FITNESS Boot Camp 8:30a Dinner and Performances Yacht Club Happy Hour 5-7p Thursday, March 7 • Friday, March 8 • Saturday, March 9 at the Walden Yacht Club 3 4 5 6 TENNIS 7 TENNIS 8 TENNIS 9 TENNIS North Country Team Drop and Drill 9a Open Play 7a-Noon North Country Team TENNIS TENNIS Workouts (time TBD) Davis Cup League (Co-Ed) Workouts North Country Team Drop and Drill 9a FITNESSTENNIS Workouts Co-Ed League 7pOpen Play 7a-Noon FITNESS Boot Camp 8:30a FITNESS FITNESSRALLY FOR THE CURE Yoga 8:30a Yoga 8:30a FITNESS Body Sculpt 5pTOURNAMENT Step & Core 9a FUN & GAMES FUN & GAMES Jazz 10:30a-1:30p FC LADIES ASSN Strength & Stretch 5p LUNCHEON - FUN & GAMES Ladies Dominoes 1:30-4p YC “42” Domino Club FOLLIES 11:30aYacht Club Men’s Bridge 1-5p YC FUN & GAMES Co-Ed 1-5p YCSunday Brunch Ladies Bridge 1-5p YC Silver Belles 11a Yacht Club10:30 - 2 Jazz 11:30a-12:30p FC Ladies Games 2-4p FC Happy Hour 5-7p Sara Dance Class 3:30 -5:30p FC follies Dinner Theater Social: 6 PM Dinner: 6:30 PM Performance: 7:45 PM 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 TENNIS TENNIS TENNIS TENNIS TENNIS TENNISDAYLIGHT SAVING North Country Team North Country Team Drop and Drill 9a North Country Team Drop and Drill 9a Open Play 7a-NoonTIME BEGINS Workouts Workouts Workouts (time TBD) FITNESS Co-Ed League 7p FITNESSTENNIS FITNESS FITNESS Body Sculpt 5p Yoga 8:30a FITNESSOpen Play 7a-Noon Yoga 8:30a Step & Core 9a Boot Camp 8:30a FUN & GAMES FUN & GAMES Yacht Club Strength & Stretch 5pYacht Club FUN & GAMES Ladies Dominoes 1:30-4p YC Jazz 10:30a-1:30p FC Happy Hour 5-7pSunday Brunch Men’s Bridge 1-5p YC “42” Domino Club FUN & GAMES10:30 - 2 Ladies Bridge 1-5p YC Yacht Club Co-Ed 1-5p YC Ladies Games 2-4p FC Jazz 11:30a-12:30p FC Happy Hour 5-7p Sara Dance Class 3:30 -5:30p FC 17 TENNIS 18 19 TENNIS 20 21 22 TENNIS 23TENNIS TENNIS TENNIS TENNIS North Country Team Drop and Drill 9a Open Play 7a-NoonOpen Play 8a-Noon North Country Team North Country Team Drop and Drill 9a Workouts Quick Start Beginners Workouts Workouts (time TBD) FITNESS FITNESS Co-Ed League 7p Adult Clinic 6-weekYacht Club FITNESS Body Sculpt 5p Boot Camp 8:30a FITNESS program beginsSunday Brunch Yoga 8:30a Step & Core 9a FUN & GAMES10:30 - 2 Strength & Stretch 5p FITNESS COFFEE & DONUTS Jazz 10:30a-1:30p FC FUN & GAMES FUN & GAMES Yoga 8:30a WALDEN SOCIAL “42” Domino Club Ladies Dominoes 1:30-4p YC Men’s Bridge 1-5p YC FUN & GAMES Co-Ed 1-5p YC NETWORKS Yacht Club Ladies Bridge 1-5p YC Ladies Games 2-4p FC ANNUAL MEETING Yacht Club Board of Trustees Happy Hour 5-7p Jazz 11:30a-12:30p FC 10a YC Downstairs Happy Hour 5-7p Meeting 6:30p YC St. Patricks Sara Dance Class Seafood Buffet 6-9p 3:30 -5:30p FCTENNIS 24 TENNIS 25 26 27 North Country Team 28 29 30Open Play 7a-Noon TENNIS TENNIS TENNIS TENNIS North Country Team Workouts (time TBD) North Country Team Drop and Drill 9a Drop and Drill 9a Open Play 7a-Noon Workouts Co-Ed League 7pYacht Club WorkoutsSunday Brunch 10:30 - 2 FITNESS FITNESS FITNESS FITNESS Yoga 8:30a FITNESS Body Sculpt 5p FUN & GAMES Yoga 8:30a Boot Camp 8:30a Step & Core 9a Jazz 10:30a-1:30p FC Yacht Club 31 FUN & GAMES Strength & Stretch 5p “42” Domino Club Happy Hour 5-7p FUN & GAMES Co-Ed 1-5p YC EASTER EGG HUNT Men’s Bridge 1-5p YC Ladies Dominoes 1:30-4p YC Ladies Bridge 1-5p YC FUN & GAMES 10a Pictures with Easter Ladies Games 2-4p FC Yacht Club Jazz 11:30a-12:30p FC Bunny Yacht Club Anniversary/BirthdayYacht Club Sara Dance Class 11a Easter Egg Hunt Happy Hour 5-7p Bash 6-9pEaster Buffet 10:30 - 2 3:30 -5:30p FC Racquet Club
    • www.waldenonlakeconroe.comCommunity Improvement Association13301 Walden RoadMontgomery, TX 77356 EVERY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY YOU NIGHT AT THE WALDENALL YACHT CLUB! CAN A l l -Yo u - C a n - E a t Sirloin Steak and EAT Grilled or Fried Shrimp, with Salad Local Postal Customer and Dessert - $18.95 Come Have Coffee and Donuts with the Walden Social Network WSN/POA Annual Meeting x Walden Yacht Club x Saturday, March 23, 2013 x 10:00 a.m. Membership is open to all Walden Residents (We are an independent organization of the Walden CIA)The Walden Social Network (formerly include Holiday Decorations, flags Please let us know if you have anyProperty Owners Association) and lighting; pet trash/waste stations suggestions for events or projects.plans and sponsors activities and along Walden Rd, the display cases Also, if you would like to volunteerprojects throughout the year for the at the Yacht Club, Racquet Club and or serve on the WSN/POA Boardbetterment of our community! The Administration Building to post for 2013, please email us at:Spring Festival and the Fabulous 4th Walden events. In the recent past, WaldenWSN@gmail.com. You mayof July Parade are family events. Last the POA matched funds given by pay your dues at the meeting or mailyear we had the Fall Festival and bus residents to plant about 100 trees. We your check to:trip to Coushatta. The Halloween installed the Bocce Ball and Shuffle Walden P.O.A.Party and the Christmas Gala have Board Courts at the Racquet and Box 638live music, dancing and wonderful Fitness Center. We purchased a new Montgomery, TX 77356-638food served by the Walden Yacht BBQ grill and ice machine at theClub. The WSN/POA also sponsors Racquet Center. Be sure to include your name, yourchildren’s events such as the Easter address in Walden, and phone # orEgg Hunt, the Children’s Halloween Membership entitles you to attend our email address.Party and Meet Santa Claus! events either for free or at a reduced Our next event will be the Spring rate. It costs $20.00 per family per Festival. Details of this April eventThe WSN/POA also funds projects year. This is the best bargain in will be presented at the annualthroughout the year that benefit all Walden! Come to the annual meeting meeting and in next month’sresidents of Walden. These projects and get involved. newsletter.