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PO Box 920616

Houston, TX 77292-0616

PH:  713-688-6342

OFHA is a 501(c)4 non-profit organization

Oak Forest Community News 

 

Article from The Leader Newspaper, November 2, 2017:

 

5th Annual Taste of Oak Forest Slated for November 11th

 

On Saturday, November 11th, the Oak Forest Homeowners Association will hold the 5th Annual Taste of Oak Forest on the grounds of Hope Episcopal Church located at 1613 W 43rd Street in the heart of Oak Forest. The event will run from 7:00PM until 10:00PM and for the price of admission, residents and their guests can sample a generous helping of some of the best food, wine and beer on the planet.

 

Previously known as “Oak Forest Uncorked”, this year’s event will feature wine tastings from Kagan Cellars, LangeTwins Vineyards & Winery, La Fuente Winery and Michael David Winery which has participated and supported this event for the fifth consecutive year. Last year the traditional wine tasting event was expanded to also include craft beer tastings with the addition of Eureka Heights Brew Company. This year Eureka Heights will be back, and they will be joined by our area’s own local brewery, Great Heights Brewing Company.

 

Those who attend the Taste of Oak Forest will have an opportunity to also sample food pairings from some of the best restaurants in the Oak Forest and Garden Oaks neighborhood. Rainbow Lodge will return for a fifth consecutive year and will prepare their world famous smoked duck and andouille gumbo. They will be joined by the Barking Pig, Fusion Taco, Gatlin’s BBQ, Liberty Kitchen, Tacos A GOGO and the Union Kitchen. Starbucks will once again provide coffee and we are very proud to introduce a new neighborhood establishment, Sweet Cup Gelato and Sorbet Originale, which will provide a selection of creamy gelatos and fresh fruit sorbets to cap off the evening.

 

In addition to a Silent Auction and great Raffle prizes, this year’s event will also feature the Sonny Boy Terry Band. Sonny Boy Terry is recognized as one of Texas’, if not one of America’s top harmonica players. His performance will feature original up-tempo blues, some jazz and plenty of the roots of rock and roll. Those interested in knowing more about the band can go to sonnyboyterry.com for a free listen or you can also find his performances on YouTube.

 

We also want to recognize our Named Sponsor, Cindi Miller and Steve Ciapi, with Coldwell Banker United Realtors. Other sponsors include The Big Mamou Enterprises, Darlene’s Flower & Gift Shop, The Daniel’s Agency, Berkshire Hathaway Premier Properties, Village Liquors and SEAL Security Solutions. We would like to thank the many donors of items for our Silent Auction and Raffle! And a very special Thank You to Mario Barrera who has supported our community in so many ways!

 

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Oak Forest Neighborhood Patrol Program which is now in its fifth year of protecting the residents of Oak Forest. Martha Mears, President of the Oak Forest Homeowners Association, added “A Taste of Oak Forest is being held in conjunction with our 2018 Security Campaign. We are asking ALL Oak Forest residents to help us keep SEAL Security patrolling our neighborhood on a 24/7 basis. By working together with SEAL, HPD and the Constables, we can continue to reduce crime in Oak Forest.”

 

A Taste of Oak Forest will definitely be the event of the year in Oak Forest! Come out and enjoy an evening with your neighbors and support your community in a fun way! For more information about the event, or to purchase tickets or support the event, please go to the OFHA Website, www.myoakforest.org/events.

  A Taste of Oak Forest - Grounds of Hope Episcopal Church                   Parish Hall - Hope Episcopal Church - Restaurants & Silent Auction

HIGH SPEED RAIL UPDATES

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HIGH SPEED RAIL PROJECT FINAL PROPOSAL
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Proposed Map of High Speed Rail Project
This map shows the existing Green and Purple Light Rail Lnes in Houston and the new proposed Orange Line which will connect the HSR Station to Downtown. The Orange Line can also serve as a commuter transit system for Houston's commuters by connecting Northwest Transit Center with Downtown.
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Grand Opening is Saturday, Nov 4, 2017! 

 

Check it out at sweetcupgelato.com!

Spirit Nights hosted by local businesses support OFHA!

 

Hartz Chicken Buffet on Pinemont is a Spirit Sponsor for the Neighborhood Patrol Program. 

Go by between 4pm and 8pm the third Monday of each month; remind the cashier you are an Oak Forest supporter and 15% of your sale will be donated to the program. 

 

Thank you, Hartz Chicken Buffet, for supporting the Oak Forest Neighborhood!

Pinch Seafood Restaurant is our newest Spirit Sponsor! Go by the restaurant at lunch or dinner on the first Monday of each month and let them know you are a supporter of the Oak Forest Neighborhood for a percentage of your sales to be donated to the OFHA Education or Neighborhood Patrol Program (alternating months). 

Thank you for supporting our neighborhood!

 

Helpful links on our website:

 

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers needed for these Committees:  Beautification, Neighborhood Patrol Program, Public Relations, Section Volunteers

(Click on the link above to complete the Volunteer Form)

 

 

Got glass? Get it recycled! Bill Robertson is the man with the plan! Sign up today!   

https://www.irecycle.glass  or give them a call at 832-409-3962…

Alternatively...there is a Glass Recycle Bin in TC Jester Park at the north end of the parking lot! Recycling is a good thing...help keep our community clean and green! RECYCLE!

Just a reminder: please do not put plastic grocery bags in your recycle bin. These bags tangle up in the equipment and cause problems...so remember no plastic grocery bags! :)

 

 

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