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Houston, TX! A Pretty...Philanthro­pic Hueston Affair: Trash Bash 2013!!

  • Ermel Elementary School

    7103 Woodsman Trail, Houston, TX (map)

    29.885178 -95.496796

  • This is a Black Doll Affair & Baby Doll, not a Community Doll Affair.

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    Once a year, thousands of volunteers gather along the Texas waterways to do their part in cleaning up the environment and participate in the largest statewide event to educate the public about the importance of our water resources.

    On Saturday, March 23th, The Black Dolls will do their part in cleaning the environment by participating in Trash Bash 2013!



    Schedule for the Day

    8:00 am Registration and Check-in

    8:30 am Cleanup

    12:00 pm Free hot dog lunch for volunteers

    12:30 pm Door prizes and entertainment

    Area to be Cleaned
    West Gulf Bank and North Houston, Rosslyn, Woodsman Trail, 
    Lumberjack, West Gulf Bank and Alabonson. Other areas may be designated for cleaning.

    Description of Cleanup
    Volunteers clean up any trash or foreign materials to the bayou, street, or neighborhood and dispose of them. This is an attempt and effort to keep our waterways clean. Gloves and trash bags will be provided.


    Each participant must sign a registration form for the event.  Please print and sign your registration for in advance and bring it to Ermel Elementary with hue!


    Site Coordinator Names and Contact Information

    Michael Anne La Bonte, Teacher




    April Wheat, Teacher



    Lisa Granados, Secretary





    Directions from Downtown Houston
    From downtown Houston take I-45 North to Exit 55 "West Little York". Turn left onto West Little York. Travel 3 - 4 miles then take a right onto North Houston-Rosslyn. From the intersection with West Little York drive about 1.5 miles and turn left onto Woodsman Trail (do not cross the railroad tracks that are a few blocks past the school).

    Directions from US 290
    Exit Bingle and drive North. Road joins with North Houston-Rosslyn; from the intersection with West Little York drive about 1.5 miles and turn left onto Woodsman Trail (do not cross the railroad tracks that are a few blocks past the school). 

    Parking will be on the school parking lot.

    ** Trash Bash occurs rain or shine, unless there are severe weather conditions. **



    In other words, what to wear & what to bring.

    "Be a Doll:" by wearing any one of your Black Doll Public Appearance T-shirts. Combine with pants, jeans, leggings, skirts or shorts of any color, b'huetiful face, gorgeous hair, loving energy attitude!

    "Give a doll:" When hue arrive, during Black Doll "Be a Doll, give a Doll Roll Call," your Ambassadoll will ask, "Paper or Plastic?" When she does, please give her your pretty...philanthropic donation of a toy black doll - any kind of brand new doll is acceptable - Or, make a $5 Paper Doll Donation on the spot. Paper Dolls go towards keeping our movement fueled. Or for your convenience, before you arrive, you can make a Paper Doll Donation online in The Black Doll Affair Store here.


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  • Mama D.

    Elaine and Connie, it looks lie it's going to be a dolling party of two. Now is a great time for you all to reach out to each other and exchange contact info and devise a Meetup plan. Or if you're not going, please update your RSVP to indicate that. Please take poctures so tha hue can SHAREwoth those Dolls not there. :)Thanks!

    March 22, 2013

    • Elaine

      Thanks Mama Doll! I checked my email just in time...which explains why I was unable to go back to sleep at 6 am :)

      March 23, 2013

    • Elaine

      Great to see you online and hope to see you more!

      March 23, 2013

  • Mama D.

    Elaine and Connie, it's just y'all 2moro. Are you both going for sure? If so now's a good time to communicate with each other and exchange contact info so you can Meetup upon arrivals. :-)

    March 22, 2013

  • Rashel

    Just found out I have to work this Saturday. Will have to do my good deed next time. :-(

    March 21, 2013

  • Cori

    i may have to work that night so I will need to check back, thanks!

    March 14, 2013

  • Conni Y.

    I hope it's a beautiful day, count me in.

    March 12, 2013


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