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Horticultural Therapy: Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Join us on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 for our last regular meeting of the fiscal year. The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. at Sunnyvale Town Hall, 127 North Collins Road in Sunnyvale, Texas.

We’ll have a lovely dinner before the program, which is entitled “Horticultural Therapy.” The program speaker is Susan Morgan of Horticultural Link, LLC.

Her company helps clients:

  • CONNECT with the surrounding world [and the people & plants in it],
  • LEARN new things,
  • EXPRESS their voices & creativity,
  • EXERCISE the muscles of the mind and body, and
  • CREATE positive meaningful moments with what *grows* on outside.

After the program, we’ll install the new officers for 2017-2018.

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Sunnyvale Recycling Roundup and Trash-off on April 8

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Spring has sprung! It’s time for Spring cleaning and yard prep for the summer. Need to get rid of old, unwanted electronics, appliances and yard waste? Sunnyvale residents are invited to bring them to the annual Recycling Round-up and Trash-off on Saturday, April 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m at Jobson Park. Here’s a list of items that will be accepted:

  • Computers & Laptops
  • Networking Equipment
  • Monitors & TVs *
  • Printers & Copiers
  • Phone Systems
  • Cell Phones
  • Wires & Cables
  • UPS Units
  • Appliances of all sizes
  • Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Scrap Metal & Plastic
  • Large brushy items and yard waste

*Flat screen monitors and television will be recycled at no charge. But there will be a charge for older equipment that includes tubes ($5 for CRT monitors and $20 for televisions). Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted by Verde Tech, which also offers an optional Certified hard drive wipe, at $20 per drive.

Items that cannot be accepted include:

  • Tires
  • Concrete
  • Chemicals of any kind
  • Paint
  • Any pieces of equipment with oil or gas in them
  • Batteries of any kind

This event is produced by the Town of Sunnyvale and co-sponsored by the Sunnyvale Garden Club, Republic Services and Verde Tech. For more information, visit the Town of Sunnyvale website or call Rashad Jackson, Director of Development, at (972) 203-4188.

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