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Hello Neighbor!

Despite it being the third largest subdivision in Harris County, living in Oak Forest is remarkably pleasant and neighborly. Our many parks, schools, places of worship and ease of access to the rest of Houston make Oak Forest a great place. Where else can you walk to the park, the grocery store, your child’s school, your church, plus have access to Downtown or The Galleria in less than 10 minutes…and still have a huge yard?!

We encourage you to get out and about, know your neighbors and Oak Forest, become a part of our lovely community, and join us for our monthly discussions of all things Oak Forest.

Welcome to the neighborhood!

Thank you to our 2013 OFHA Membership Drive Sponsors for their gracious support

If your business would like to support our 2014 membership drive, please email events@ofha.org.

Security Expo April 26th!

April 15, 2014 in Events, Security, Uncategorized

Please join us for our first Security Expo! Information to be provided on the following from local vendors and SEAL Security:

* Home Alarm Companies * Concealed Handgun Licensing * 360 Tactical/Memorial Shooting Center * Security Window Film * Self Defense Studios * Locksmiths * OF Citizens Patrol * Identity Theft * Personal and Home Safety * Security Dog Demonstration

 

Saturday, April 26th

10am – 1pm

Candlelight Park Community Center

1520 Candlelight Lane

Note that H-town StrEATs food truck will also be available outside to grab some lunch!

For further information, please contact the Security Expo Chair, Caroline Altomare, at CHIPPENDALE77018@gmail.com.

Oak Forest Running Group

January 7, 2014 in Events

Join us EVERY Tuesday at the Oak Forest Chill Neighborhood Icehouse at Oak Forest/Judiway to run, jog, walk and get to know some neighbors. Some people bring their kids in strollers. Others bring their dogs on leashes. Whatever you prefer. All are welcome!

How does this work?

Arrive a few minutes before 6:30 pm to sign in, take the short (~2 mile) or long (~4 mile) route, return to The Chill for some cold water (or beer!) and some hot pizza provided by Brother’s Pizzeria on North Shepherd. If you live in Oak Forest, we encourage you to join our Homeowners Association ($20/year). You may pay for your dues and pick up your vehicle decals as well. Two complimentary decals come with your payment.

After 10 registered runs/walks, you earn The Squirrel shirt.

Note that once days are shorter, the time will go back to 6 pm.

S.E.A.L. Security

September 12, 2013 in Security

S.E.A.L. can be contacted through the Oak Forest Hotline at 832.900.7017.

As a reminder, all Oak Forest residents should call the hotline, but benefits for subscribers include:

  • Vacation Watch

  • Home security inspection

  • Residential safety escort (when on duty)

  • S.E.A.L. Self Defense quarterly lecture – Free

  • S.E.A.L. Concealed Handgun License class – 15% discount (applies to class tuition only, range fees and ammunition are additional costs not subject to the discount)

  • S.E.A.L. CrossFit® class access – 10% discount

If you’re not yet a subscriber, you may pay online at http://ofha.org/subscribe-to-security/ or mail in a check to:

Oak Forest Security Program

P.O. Box 920561

Houston, Texas 77292-0561.

Make checks payable to OFHA Security

If you need a supporter sign, please email security@ofha.org.

Join us at our OFHA monthly meetings

September 3, 2013 in Meetings

Do you want to be the first to hear about what’s going on in our neighborhood? We discuss issues such as city-related concerns affecting our neighborhood, current OFHA membership, upcoming events etc. Do you want to be involved? Come to our meetings and meet our hardworking Board and Committee members. We would love to have you.

Join us at Candlelight Park Community Center (1520 Candlelight Lane) every second Monday of the month (next one is May 12th) at 7pm.

See you there!