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 Ben And Annie’s Trees For Tomorrow Makes A Positive Difference for Homes And People
By Tracy Peters
E veryone appreciates trees but many do not grasp how beneficial they really are, much more than just curb appeal. Mature trees increase the overall value of a property. Trees provide shade which lower the temperature of a home, also lowering air conditioning cost. Removing harmful pollutants, healthy trees improve the quality of water, soil, and air. When building a new home, conserving
trees provides lasting benefits.
As the clearing of land increases by new
home development all around San Antonio,
more and more trees are being cut down to make room for new shopping centers and homes. Weston Dean Custom Homes’ president, Bryan Mendenhall, took initiative to the growing problem and founded non- profit organization, Ben and Annie’s Trees for Tomorrow. His team along with volunteers, replant trees throughout San Antonio and surrounding areas in effort to replenish trees. The organization plants new trees in public parks and neighborhoods.
Ben and Annie’s Trees for Tomorrow encourages builders, developers, and people
in the community to become aware of the long-term effects by continuous loss of trees as they are beneficial to both people and homes. To get involved, visit
   40 Years of Stirring Up Fun at the Medina Lake Cajun Festival
 T he Medina Lake Cajun Festival keeps on rolling out the good times, bringing the music, food and culture of Louisiana to the Texas Hill
Country for fun the whole family can enjoy. Visitors can listen and dance to topnotch Louisiana Cajun and Zydeco music, taste the best homemade Cajun food this side of Louisiana, and sample gumbos in the Great
Gumbo Cook-off.
The festival is Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021,
11:00 am to 10:00 pm at the Lakehills
Community Center. Admission is $15, and children 10 and under enter free. There is free parking and shuttle service. For more information visit www.cajunfestival- , call 830-460-0600 or 210-885-6435 or e-mail bengel@ Instagram:MedinaLakeCajunFestival
          VISIT US!
19239 Stone Oak Parkway Suite 117
San Antonio, TX 78258
(210) 257-8118
Play, games, prizes, parties, and FUN!
MauiMaui (formerly Molokai’z) is now open and ready to welcome you!
 Indoor Playscape  Toddler Zone
 Arcade & Prizes  All Good Café
 Free Wifi
 Birthday Parties
 Parent’s Night Out
(Coming Soon)
September 2021

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