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07/01/2018

The HATT Insider - July 2018

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ATTENTION RESIDENTS!
Beginning on August 1st, the HATT Insider Newsletter will no longer be delivered door-to-door. But there's good news! You can stay in the know about upcoming events, activities, and important information by accessing the newsletter monthly on your computer, tablet, or smartphone! Visit our newly designed website at www.texarkanaha.org

Monday connections at the NNC. Join us once a month for FREE computer skill sessions to help you! This month's session: How To Create an E-Mail on Social Media Account. Choose either convenience session: Monday, July 23rd at 10:30 am or join us at 4:00 pm. 2220 W. 15th Street, Texarkana, Texas. Call 903-255-7738 to attend!

HATT Homebuyer Education Course. The course where you can learn the importance and responsibility in owning your own home! HATT will be conducting the 8 hour homebuyer education course in July on the following dates: Part 1: Saturday, July 14th - 10 am - 3 pm. Part 2 Saturday, July 28th - 10 am - 3 pm at the Pecan Ridge Apartments Community Room (2210 W. 15th Street).

You must pre-register by Wednesday, July 11th at 5:00 pm by contacting Vickie Nelson, HATT Homeownership Consultant at 903-838-8548 ext. 136

HATT & YOU: Community, Resident News and Information On June 8th from 11 am - 1 pm, HATT celebrated our Strong Families Initiative to empower fathers, mothers and children! All families were invited to come celebrate at the Southwest Center with fun, food, and family fellowship! Thank you to all of our vendors and partners who took out the time to come participate and offer valuable information to our families. Also, a special thank you goes out to Pastor Howard Thomas, pastor of Faith Beyond 4 Walls Worship Church, for being our inspirational speaker!

Thank you, Monica Macon of the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services, for providing your services at the Rosehill Neighborhood Network Center (NNC) on June 21st! Because of your free resume reviews and job search tips, we hope that those who are looking for employment have the tools that they need to succeed!

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NEWEST HOMEOWNER! 
The Housing Authority of Texarkana, Texas and HATT Homeownership Consultant, Mrs. Vickie Nelson would like to congratulate our newest
homeowner through our Homeownership Program, Ms. Margo Lee! One of the greatest accomplishments in life is accomplishing your
dream of becoming a homeowner and Ms. Lee did just that! Enjoy your new home!

Mays Home Health Celebrates Juneteenth At Robison Terrace Apartments. Thank you, Mays Home Health, for celebrating Juneteenth with our residents on June 19th! We appreciate the hot dogs, burgers, watermelon, drinks, and all of the fun to remember such an important part of history!

Healthy Summer Meals for Kids. No cost for kids 18 and younger.
Find a site, eat right and have fun! All sites open Monday thru Friday unless noted. All sites closed July 4.

JULY  2018 CALENDAR

July All Month - Monday- Friday 11:30 - 12:30  for Ages 60-Up and Veterans at Robison Terrace.

Tuesday, July 3 - Bible Study With Eugene 5 - 6 pm at Robison Terrace

Wednesday, July 4 - HATT Offices Closed. 4th of July Celebration 2  pm @Robison Terrace

Friday, July 6 - Game Room Activities with Ricky 2 - 4 pm at Robison Terrace in the Game Room

Monday, July 9 - Heritage Home Health Bingo 2 p.m. at Robison  Terrace

Tuesday, July 10 - Bible Study With Eugene 5 - 6 pm at Robison Terrace

Thursday, July 12 - Robison Terrace/Williams Homes Resident Council Meeting @ 2 pm Bingo Afterwards

Friday, July 13 - Game Room Activities with Ricky 2 - 4 pm at Robison Terrace in the Game Room. Robison Terrace Movie Night @6 pm

Saturday, July 14 - HATT Homebuyer's Education Course PART 1 (10 am - 3 pm)

Monday, July 16 - The Oaks Resident Council Mtg. at 11. WKM Bingo at 2 pm at Robison Terrace.

Tuesday, July 17 - -Rosary Making Robison Terrace Class 2 pm. Bible Study With Eugene 5 - 6 pm at Robison Terrace.

Wednesday, July 18 - Hampton Homes/Bright Street Resident Council Meeting at 2 pm

Thursday, July 19 - Robison Terrace Resident Council Meeting/Bingo after at 2 pm

Friday, July 20 - Game Room Activities with Ricky 2 - 4 pm at Robison Terrace in the Game Room.

Monday, July 23 - Monday Connections at the NNC 10:30 am or 4:00 pm

Tuesday, July 24 - Bible Study With Eugene 5 - 6 pm at Robison Terrace.

Friday, July 27 - Commissioners Meeting @ 11 Rosehill Ridge Community Room, Robison Terrace Potluck @ 2:00 pm, Robison Terrace Movie Night @ 6 pm

Saturday, July 28 - HATT Homebuyer Education Course PART 2 (10 am - 3 pm). First Love Church, 11 am - 1 pm, Robison Terrace, Darrell Nelson Bible Study 6 - 7 pm Robison Terrace

Tuesday, July 31 - Bible Study with Eugene 5 - 6 pm at Robison Terrace

New at 1st Choice Pregnancy Center
Toddler Care 6 Week Class, Call to enroll! The class is FREE and Baby Bucks that can be spent in our store will be awarded to each  participant. 1st Choice Pregnancy Resource Center (903) 792-5735, 602 Main Street

LAST WEDNESDAY of each month 10 am - Noon. $10 free Baby Bucks to spend in the Baby Store! *Available to anyone pregnant or to a parent of a child under 24 months old. *Must complete a 15 minute information session.

Westlawn Elementary School Dates to Remember in July From Amberly Shaw, Westlawn Family Engagement Specialist. The Westlawn Elementary Back to School Bus Tour is headed your way! On July 27, Westlawn staff will board a school bus and visit stops all through the Westlawn school zone to get students and families excited and informed about the start of the 2018-2019 school year! They will hand out treats and fun, free giveaways, as well as important information, such as school calendars, lists of back to school events, and resources for help with school supplies, clothes, etc. We will run our bus route from 10 a.m. - 12 noon and visit the following areas: Bright Street Homes, Hampton Homes, Pecan Ridge, Rosehill Ridge, The Oaks, Beverly Community Area, River Crossing Apartments, The Commons, Forest Point Apartments, Woodbridge Apartments & the Brookwood/Champion Place Area. Keep an eye out in your community and in your mailbox for posters and post cards with more specific information about the "bus stops" and times, or contact Amberly Shaw, Family Engagement Specialist, at Westlawn for more information at 903-223-4252 or email Amberly.Shaw@txkisd.net.

Don't forget: Meet The Teacher is scheduled for Monday, August 13th from 5 - 7 pm for Westlawn and all TISD elementary schools. School starts Wednesday, August 15th!

HATT Executive Staff and Staff Contact Information
Antonio Williams, Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Jackie Otto, Chief Operating Officer
Tarisha Duson, Director of Administrative Services
Jimmy Castle, Manager of Information Technology
Theo Nyamasvisva, Controller
Bill Edwards, Director of Construction Management and Modernization

PHONE NUMBERS
MAIN OFFICE   903-838-8548
FAX # 903-223-0741
TDDY# 903-832-3976
EXECUTIVE OFFICE
FAX # 903-832-2899
ANTONIO WILLIAMS 102
DR. JACKIE OTTO 103
TARISHA DUSON 106
LINDA LAPER 0 or 101
FINANCE
FAX # 903-334-8329
CINDY PETERSON 116
THEODORE NYAMASVISVA 111
MODERNIZATION/LANDSCAPING
FAX # 903-223-6026
BILL EDWARDS 113
LAQUSHIA ROBINSON 109
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
JIMMY CASTLE 134

ASSET MANAGEMENT HAMPTON HOMES/BRIGHT STREET/AKIN/ALLEN/WOOD/PINE
RODERICK HAWTHRONE
OFFICE 903-838-9361
FAX # 903-831-9950
ROBISON TERRACE/WILLIAMS HOMES
RODERICK HAWTHORNE 903-838-6683
OFFICE 903-838-6683
FAX # 903-838-3516
PECAN RIDGE 903-255-0455
RENAISSANCE PLAZA 903-831-7805
ROSEHILL RIDGE 903-794-7674
THE OAKS 903-255-0005

CUSTOMER SERVICE
CAROLYN NANCE 903-838-0611
Elderly and Disabled Specialist
SHANETTA CANNON 903-255-7738
Workforce Development Specialist/
Rosehill Neighborhood Network Center (NNC)
Coordinator
ZAMAR MORGAN 903-255-7738
Rosehill Neighborhood Network Center (NNC)
Computer Lab Assistant

HOMEOWNERSHIP
FAX # 903-255-0201
VICKIE NELSON 136
Home Ownership Consultant

HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAMS
FAX # 903-223-0741
OPEN 129
JACQUELINE WELCH 108
OPEN 112
QUANICA WARE 105

2018 Board of Commissioners
Mrs. Melva Flowers, Chairman, Mr. Bruce Powers, Vice Chairman
Rev. L.B. George, Commissioner, Mrs. JoAnn Rice, Commissioner, Mr. Craig Manning, Commissioner
Mrs. Mae Hamilton, Commissioner, Ms. Rosa Golette, Commissioner

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