#VRBackToSchool!

Valley Ranch_Back to School

The first day of school is days away! Are you sending off a first grader, pre-teen, or a senior? Let us know. Recognize your child or grandchild by posting their first day of school photo on the Valley Ranch Facebook page. Have a great school year!

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Woof all about it!

Haute Dogs of Valley Ranch

Hey Valley Ranch! We know you have some haute photos of your canine friend, right? Share them with us in our Haute Dogs of Valley Ranch Photo Contest. Send us your pet’s best or funniest moment and we’ll post the photo onto our Facebook page. The photo with the most likes will be featured and announced at our Dogs’ Day Out event on September 26th. The winner will be featured on our event banner and hold the title: Valley Ranch’s Haute Dog of the Year!

Contest Timeline

Entry Period: August 24th – September 4th

Contest Begins: September 7th – September 18th

How to Enter

To enter the contest, email our Lifestyle team at lifestyle@valleyranch.org with your photo, your pet’s name, species/breed, your full name, telephone, email, and a caption about your photo.

Eligibility

  1. Employees of Valley Ranch and other companies associated with promotions of the contest, and their representative parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible.
  2. Must like the Valley Ranch Association Facebook page.
  3. Must live in Irving, TX
  4. The campaign is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  5. Photo must be current (within the past year).
  6. Photo must not contain any nudity of any sort.
  7. Photo must include dogs, but not dog and owner together.
  8. Dog does not have to belong to the owner to post.
  9. All entries must be submitted between August 24th through September 4th.

Photo Guidelines

  1. Photos must be of high quality resolution.
  2. Contestants may only submit ONE photo.
  3. Only emailed photos to the Valley Ranch Lifestyle team will be qualified for the contest.
  4. No print or film submissions will be accepted.
  5. Photographs must be in a .jpeg, or .jpg format.
  6. Photos uploaded to the Photo Contest will be reviewed before they are made public. All approved photos will be considered for entry. If your photo does not meet high quality standards, contestant will be notified.
  7. All entries become the property of Valley Ranch and will not be acknowledged or returned.
  8. The photos and its entirety must be of original material taken by the contestants. By entering the contest, entrant represents, acknowledges, and warrants that the submitted photograph does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, right of privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the photograph.
  9. The photograph must not, in the sole and unfettered discretion of the sponsor, contain obscene, provocative defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content.

Please contact the Association office with any questions, 972-869-1430.

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Seeking Fellow Walkers!

Java Me Up Walkers

Join the Java Me Up Walkers every Monday and Thursday at 9 a.m. Meet on the patio of Java Me Up.

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Calling All Vendors!

Sip 'N Shop Correct

The 6th Annual Valley Ranch Sip ‘N Shop planning has begun and we are ready to see you! We welcome everyone who has a unique item to sell, but hurry! Certain vendor categories are limited.

Please express your commitment to participate by selecting the REGISTER button below and submitting the registration form. We are equally excited to offer you a ‘GiveBack’ opportunity with your registration. See below for more information.

Registration Open

Sip ‘N Shop, though based in the Valley Ranch-Irving community, attracts shoppers from our neighboring cities of Coppell, Carrollton, Dallas, and beyond. This unique shopping experience is a Signature Valley Ranch Event with an average attendance of 300 guests.

We encourage quality, one-of-a kind, handmade, clever gifts, gadgets, toys, apparel, home décor and everything in between. To maintain a distinctive shopping experience, clothing, jewelry, and bakery vendors are limited.

Register

Give Back

All vendors are invited to participate in our giveback initiative. Simply put, if you choose to donate, your preferred charity will be entered into a drawing to receive all of the collected funds. The winning charity will be announced the day of the event.

There are no fees to sell in Sip ‘N Shop. While your participation in the GiveBack donation is optional, we do hope you will consider partnering with us for a worthy cause.

Please reach LaWanda or Brock with any questions at lifestyle@valleyranch.org or 972-869-1430

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Be Safe! Stay Safe!

Homeowner Safety

We all want to live in a safe community, but do you know what to do or who to call in case of an emergency? Provided below are some helpful resources on how you and your family can be safe and stay safe.

Valley Ranch residents know who to call.
Contact 1-800-274-3165 or 911
to alert the authorities in case of an emergency.

Form a neighborhood watch.
Find your neighborhood on Nextdoor. They may have a watch party in place. If not, start one for your block. Sign up on Nextdoor.com.

Home Safety Tips
Nationwide has provided safety tips on how to help protect your home from burglary. Visit Nationwide.com.

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Volunteer Valley Ranch

Volunteer

Valley Ranch we know you enjoy the events offered for your community. Ever thought about volunteering for an event?

The Valley Ranch lifestyle team will be soliciting for volunteers for the next quarter of events. Continue to check your email for SignUp Genius announcements for future volunteer opportunities.

Create your account.

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3rd Annual RHS Band Garage Sale

Wolf

Wow! It’s that time again! All Valley Ranch residents are invited to donate items to be sold at the band garage sale. The band will accept all household items, except clothing.

This Saturday, August 15
8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Ranchview High School parking lot
8401 Valley Ranch Pkwy E, Irving, TX 75063

Please contact Band Booster Luke Erlenbusch at lerlenbusch@yahoo.com or by phone: 682-667-2539.

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