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WORKSHOP MEETING

MEMBERSHIP MEETING

Tuesday, October 4th - 9 A.M.

Wednesday, October 19th - 7 P.M.

OCTOBER 2016 SPECIAL EVENTS

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Board Of Directors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16-28 Clubs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37-41 Entertainment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44-50 Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Misc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56-59

October 1st October 2nd October 3rd October 4th October 7th October 8th October 11th October 13th October 15th October 15th October 19th October 19th October 29th October 30th

Social Dance Bob, Shirley & Friends (Gospel) All Stars Entertainment BOD Workshop BCPO Bingo Also on 14th, 21st, 28th Good Times Line Dance Celebrate Safe Community Brookridge Entertainment Fall Garage Sale Bob, Shirley & friends BOD Meeting Meet the Candidates Crafty Stitches Festival Mid West Club Dinner

7:30 PM 6:00 PM 6:55 PM 9:00 AM 5:45 PM 6:30 PM 4:00 PM 7:00 PM 8:00 AM 7:00 PM 7:00 PM 7:30 PM 8:30 AM 5:30 PM


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FOR ADVERTISING INFORMATION CALL (727) 846-0367 • Fax: (727) 847-9757

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Submit to: editor@brookridge.com or www.brookridge.com

“News & Views” Guidelines

The “News & Views” is a free community monthly publication for the residents of Brookridge, to help keep you advised of events and happenings in your community. The guidelines to follow in order to have your articles published are as follows:

1. The editor reserves the right to select letters for publication and to edit for grammar, style and length, while making efforts to preserve the core of the letter.

2. All articles must be 200 words or less, typed upper and lower case; not all caps, dated and signed by the writer, with their telephone number. (Short personal notices of Thanks, Condolences, etc. will be accepted, if they are printed legibly, easily readable and signed.) 3. The Deadline for all articles will be 2:00 pm on January 14th, February 11th, March 10th , April 14th, May 12th, June 9th, July 14th, August 11th, September 8th, October 13th, November 10th, December 8th. For the following months edition.

4. All articles must be submitted each month for the following month. No articles will automatically be re-run. All questions regarding the above should be directed to the BCPO Office at 596-0696.

WATER RESTRICTIONS FOR BROOKRIDGE Only water before 8:00 A.M. or after 6:00 P.M.

Hand-watering and micro-irrigation (drip irrigation) of non-lawn landscape (such as flower beds, vegetable gardens, etc.) may be done any day and time, as nec0 or 1 Monday essary. You may water new plant material including sod for up to 60 days after the new plants are installed.

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For more information contact: Southwest Florida Water Management District: 1-800848-0499 or 1-800-423-1476 Ext. 4498: Or visit their website at: www.WaterMatters.org

Hernando County Utilities Department: 352-754-4037. Or refer to the county's website at: www.hernandocounty.us

Please follow the watering restrictions. Water on only the days you are allowed and only within the times that are allowed. Citations and fines for violating the watering restrictions do not require notice. For citation and fine information (or to report Water violations) contact ~ Hernando County Code Enforcement- 352-754-4056

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BOARD MEETINGS

The BCPO Board of Directors monthly meetings will be held the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm in the Main Hall. In addition, the Board meets on the 1st Tuesday at 9:00am in the South Hall. All BCPO members are welcome to attend.

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2016-2017 SCHEDULE OF STANDARD BOARD MEETINGS Tuesday workshops begin at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. Held at the Clubhouse

October Tuesday, October 4 Wednesday, October 19 November Tuesday, Nov. 1 Wednesday, Nov. 16

January Tuesday, January 3 Wednesday, January 18

2016

December Tuesday, December 6 No Wednesday Mtg.

2017

February Tuesday, February 7 Wednesday, February 15

March Tuesday, March 7 Wednesday, March 15

April Tuesday, April 4 Wednesday, April 19 ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP & ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING:

Managers Report By Ray Geroux The Bocce courts have been repaired by Vince and his staff and we added concrete slabs to the second court and center lane. We expect to see full courts this fall with the remodeled Shuffle Boards, Bocce courts and another pickle ball court planned. Play Ball! The Beautification Committee is accepting donations for planting of Memorial Pindo Palms & Cassia Trees that will installed by Billy & the PW Dept. in the medians. We are going around again into the season of Budget votes, coupon books and membership meetings, if you are new to Brookridge please sign up with your email address to use electronic notices & voting. You will receive at least two emails a month with the full agenda packages to keep you updated of any changes and enrollments. October 17th is the deadline for Annual Members Agenda on March 16, 2017. Budget voting is Tuesday, November 15 – Online voting should begin by November 1st. Speeding violations are being processed so remember; 30 MPH is our speed limit unless otherwise posted.

President’s Desk by Gail Metcalf

Hello Brookridge Members.

Time is passing quickly into Fall and the better weather. Our Snowbirds are slowly drifting back home to Florida.

We are rolling out the online voting system for the budget vote for 2017. To date, we have over 600 emails and have sent the form to complete to enroll in the online process. We will have the form in the next issues of News and Views. You can also come into the administration office and complete the form. For every 600 online votes Brookridge will save $825.00. Our hope is to have at least 1000 voting on

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line the first time. This process is very safe. Each owner will receive a PIN number from the online service that insures no one can vote for you. Also, once you have consented to voting online, you will also have the option to opt out. Please contact the office or me for any questions you may have.

The Finance Committee did a fine job of presenting a 2017 budget to the Board. We will not be asking for an increase in assessments this year. All the departments have worked diligently to help make this happen. We are able to fund our Reserve Study budget with available funding that, in part, has come from overdue assessments of the past being recovered. This proposed budget is available for review. The Laser Gun is in use and I am already hearing that traffic is starting to slow down, which is our goal. I want to remind our Snowbirds that Brookridge Blvd is 30 mph and 20 mph around the curves. Our inside roads are 25 mph except when noted at 20 mph. A reminder, if you are speeding or do not stop at the stop signs, you WILL NOT receive a traffic ticket. You will receive a violation for not complying with your Rules and Regulations, which will be a fine and a loss of privileges. A reminder to our membership and especially our Snowbirds, please have your pool pass or you will be denied entry into the pool area. We have had violators and, at times, people from the outside, coming to use the pool. The pool is strictly for our membership and their guests. If you have guests, you must purchase a guest pool pass for $5.00, which is good for 5 passes to the pool. If you cannot locate your pool pass, you must go to the administration office to receive a new one. The pool monitors only have the guest passes, not replacement passes.

The BCPO will sponsor a Candidates' Forum on Wednesday, October 19, immediately following our Board Meeting at 7pm. Brookridge and other over 55 communities are a large voting block. We should be as interested in our State Senate and Representatives and our US Congressional races as well as the Presidential race. We are bringing those running (except the Presidential candidates, of course) to explain their positions. There will be time for questions also. We have also extended the invitation to the County Commissioners running for office. Please consider coming to this event which will last until 9 pm. We will open the event to High Point and possibly Timber Pines also. Please contact me through my secretary, Dorene Steinmetz, if you would like more information. Take care, Gail Metcalf, President BCPO

Safety Committee By Nancy Lowry

October is Fire Prevention Month! The National Fire Protection Association recommends you check the pressure in your fire extinguisher to make sure the gauge shows it is fully charged and that you change the batteries in your smoke detectors. Remember a monthly smoke detector test on all units, including hard wire is recommended.

2017 Telephone Directory

The Deadline is October 15th to have your phone number listed in the Brookridge Telephone Directory. If you have already signed up your okay, If you want to change your number please see Vivian at the front office.


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Brookridge Crime Watch By Betty Roberts

OUR MOTTO: LOCK IT OR LOSE IT. Our Snowbirds are starting to return. There will be more cars on our roads and we need to slow down and stop at the stop signs. Crime in our Community is down and we need to keep it that way. Get to know your neighbors and if you see or hear anything suspicious, call the Sheriff’s Dept at (352-7546830). If you witness a violation of BCPO Deed Restrictions and/or Rules or Regulations, contact Security at 596-0697. For life threatening emergencies, call 911. Please keep your cars, doors and windows locked. Also your sheds. With all the electronics in cars you need to be vigilant in locking your cars. Don’t leave money where it can be seen. You are just inviting trouble.

Our Crime Watch will be Celebrating Safe Communities on Oct. 11, 2016 from 4 to 6PM at the Clubouse. We will have a Golf Cart Parade starting at 4PM. We will have a Sheriff’s car and our Security also with us. Crime Watch meets the first Wednesday of the month in Room D at the clubhouse at 9AM.

Beautification Committee By Nancy Lowry

October, the month our fauna reaches its peak before the dormancy of December, January and February. This is the time to prune, cut back and thin out trees and scrubs.

Volunteers are needed to assist in maintaining our public areas (Cortez under sign, Guard House, Office and Clubhouse).

Page 9 Three Pindo Palms were planted last month on Brookridge Boulevard corners at Brookridge Central. These were funded from a February 2016 donation through Carole Tobey’s efforts - our thanks. A “Treat” received offsets any “Trick” – Happy Halloween!

Next meeting to be held on October 6, 2016, come and join us!!

Security Captain’s Report By Greg Schubert

With the election season fast approaching and 2016 being a Presidential election year, I would like to remind everyone about our rules regarding signs on your property.

No political signs what so ever are allowed on your property or in the windows of your home. Any sign on display will result in an immediate Notice of Violation with a possible fine of $25 per day and a 14 day loss of privileges. Privileges include use of the clubhouse and pool as well as the suspension of all barcodes assigned to the property. Also with the rainy season here, please keep your lawns maintained according to the deed restrictions, or the association can have Public Works mow your lawn for a minimum fee of least $100.00 per cut.

Please do your part to keep Brookridge the wonderful community everyone calls home.

BROOKRIDGE COMMUNITY PROPERTY OWNERS CONSENT TO ELECTRONIC VOTING

The undersigned, being all the Owners, or an eligible voter for Account#/UBL# ________________, at Address _____________________________________________, at Brookridge Community, pursuant to Florida Statutes, hereby consent in writing by signing this form to voting electronically at meetings and elections for Brookridge Community Property Owners, Inc. (BCPO) to the fullest extent permitted by law, pursuant to the provisions of the Board’s “Resolution Authorizing Electronic Voting and Participation for BCPO Meetings and Elections,” adopted on August 17, 2016, hereinafter “Resolution,” which is incorporated by reference herein. My/Our e-mail address that will be used for casting votes electronically is; (One email address only) ______________________________________________________________________________________. The undersigned understands and agrees that in order to be valid, this consent form must be signed and on file with BCPO or an equivalent affirmation on file with the service which conducts electronic voting no later than 72 hours prior to the meeting or election in which the Lot Owner/Member wishes to vote by electronic means, and that all electronic votes shall be cast at least 48 hours in advance of said meeting at which time the ability to vote electronically shall be deemed closed for that meeting or election. All Owners of the Lot/Member or Eligible Voter Please Print Name, Affix Date and Sign Below: Name: _______________________________ Date: _______________________________ Sign: _______________________________

Name: _______________________________ Date: _______________________________ Sign: _______________________________

Mail this form to BCPO address below or Fax to (352) 597-8174 or Scan and Email to office@Brookridge.com Brookridge Community Property Owners; Inc 7300 Brookridge Central Blvd Brooksville FL 34613


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MINUTES

BROOKRIDGE COMMUNITY PROPERTY OWNERS, INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ WORKSHOP MINUTES OF TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2016

Call to Order:

9:00 a.m.

Proof of Notice:

The agenda was posted at the club house and administration office on 7/22/16. PROOF OF NOTICE ESTABLISHED.

Turn off all phones & remove hats Moment of silence & Pledge of Allegiance

Proof of Quorum:

Also Present: Video/Audio Taping Notice: Approval of Minutes: Correspondence: correspondences:

Present: President Metcalf, 1st Vice President Starr, 2nd Vice President Miller, Treasurer Basteri, Director Stratton & Director Ross Excused: Secretary Sajdak General Manager, Ray Geroux Security Captain, Greg Shubert 21 member names were on the sign-in sheet.

Member(s) video/audio taping meeting: 0 Member(s) audio taping (no video) meeting: 1

Brookridge • October, 2016 Treasurer’s Report: Attached

Unfinished Business: a. Limitation on Ownership Discussion MOTION BY ROSS, SECONDED BY STARR, TO APPROVE THE LIMITATION OF OWNERSHIP AS AMENDED. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

MOTION BY ROSS, SECONDED BY MILLER, TO INCLUDE THE LIMITATION ON OWNERSHIP AMENDMENT IN THE NEXT AVAILABLE VOTE PACKAGE. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. New Business: a. Finance Committee Appointments MOTION BY BASTERI, SECONDED BY STRATTON TO APPROVE THE FINANCE COMMITTEE MEMBERS. FIVE IN FAVOR, ONE AGAINST (STRATTON). MAJORITY RULED. MOTION CARRIED.

b. Annual Membership Meeting Change MOTION BY METCALF, SECONDED BY STRATTON, TO CHANGE THE ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING FROM APRIL TO MARCH. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

c. A/VRC Case# 3983 (8050 Montrose Ave) Unregistered Occupant, Case# 4016 (8480 Central Ave) Boat parked in insufficiently screened carport, Case# 4036 (14239 Montclair Dr) Weeds growing in gutters, Case# 4043 (9064 Salisbury Dr) Expired lease for tenant: a. The Minutes of the Board of MOTION BY METCALF, SECONDED BY ROSS, THAT Directors’ Workshop of 7/5/16 STAND APPROVED AS WRITTEN CASE# 3983, 4016, 4036 & 4043 BE CLOSED. NO FINES, SUSPENSION OR 12-MONTH PROBATION. MOTION President Metcalf read the following CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

a. A letter dated 6/21/16 from Jesse Sawyer, Men’s Club President, re: 50’s and 60’s Revue with Sally and Roy. MOTION BY STARR, SECONDED BY BASTERI, TO APPROVE THE GENERAL PUBLIC ATTENDANCE ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12TH, 2016 FOR THE 50’S AND 60’S REVUE. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

b. A letter dated 7/14/16 from Jackie McCabe, re: Art Festival. MOTION BY METCALF, SECONDED BY STRATTON, TO APPROVE THE 2ND ANNUAL ART FESTIVAL ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30TH, 2016 FROM 7:00 AM TO 2:00 PM AT THE CLUBHOUSE. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

MOTION BY METCALF, SECONDED BY STRATTON. TO APPROVE THE GENERAL PUBLIC ATTENDANCE FOR THE ART FESTIVAL ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2016. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

d. A/VRC Case# 4018 (7391 Del Rio Ave) Clutter in screen rooms, Case# 4027 (7324 Brookridge Central Blvd) Broken awning, dirt, mold, & algae on carport, Case# 4032 (14460 Diablo Dr) Weeds growing in stone parking pad; obscuring parking pad, Case# 4050 (14140 Del Silver Dr) Torn screen door: MOTION BY METCALF, SECONDED BY STARR, TO ACCEPT THE A/VRC RECOMMENDATION FOR CASE# 4018, 4027, 4032 & 4050. THAT THE VIOLATOR HAS COMPLIED. THE FLAT $25 FINE AND 14 DAY SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES ARE WAIVED. A $25 ADMINISTRATION FEE IS TO BE IMPOSED. ALL ACTION, PUNITIVE AND OTHERWISE DECIDED BY THE BCPO BOARD OF DIRECTORS WILL GO INTO EFFECT IMMEDIATELY UPON ANY AND ALL RECURRENCES OF THIS VIOLATION, TWELVE MONTHS INTO THE FUTURE. IF A RECURRENCE HAPPENS, FINES AND SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES WIL BE IMPOSED INMEDIATELY UNTIL COMPLIANCE IS MET IN ACCORDANCE WITH BCPO RULES & REGULATIONS, ARTICLE XII, SECTION 3 & 6. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

General Manager Report: Attached Discussion e. A/VRC Case# 4019 (7391 Del Rio Ave) Improperly MOTION BY METCALF, SECONDED BY MILLER, TO HIRE SHORE COMMERCIAL INC. TO REPLACE OUR CURRENT repaired screen window, Case# 4049 (14140 Del Silver Dr) 5 TON BARD AC UNIT WITH A NEW ONE, WITHOUT TAX. Damaged house address number: MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. MOTION BY METCALF, SECONDED BY STARR, TO ACCEPT THE A/VRC RECOMMENDATION FOR CASE#


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g. A/VRC Case# 3996 (8167 Modena Ave) Unregistered male occupant residing at property, Case# 4037 (9048 Central Ave) Background screening required for new owner: MOTION BY METCALF, SECONDED BY MILLER, TO ACCEPT THE A/VRC RECOMMENDATION FOR CASE# 3996 & 4037 THAT THE $100 FINE PER DAY AND 60 DAY SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES BE IMPOSED. ALL ACTION, PUNITIVE AND OTHERWISE DECIDED BY THE BCPO BOARD OF DIRECTORS WILL GO INTO EFFECT IMMEDIATELY UPON ANY AND ALL RECURRENCES OF THIS VIOLATION, TWELVE MONTHS INTO THE FUTURE. IF A RECURRENCE HAPPENS, FINES AND SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES WIL BE IMPOSED INMEDIATELY UNTIL COMPLIANCE IS MET IN ACCORDANCE WITH BCPO RULES & REGULATIONS, ARTICLE XII, SECTION 3 & 6. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

Report of Directors: None

Member Comments: (no motions or consensus will be considered) Gail Metcalf #6 (October Political Forum, Pool passes) MOTION BY STARR, SECONDED BY MILLER, TO ADJOURN. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. Adjourned at 11:00 a.m.

Transcribed by Dorene Steinmetz, BCPO Exe/Rec Secretary SUBMITTED BY: KEN SAJDAK, BCPO BOARD SECRETARY

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Consent to Online Voting

We are moving closer to the use of online voting options. The next step according to the Florida Statutes is your consent in writing to use the Online Voting System, this form is for your signature to agree to participate in the electronic online voting. Please fill in your information and sign the form and return it to our office. You may hand deliver it, mail it, fax it or scan and email it back to office@brookridge.com It is required for your signature to appear on the form. If you have more than one vote we will need a form for each property that has a vote. Homes on one and a half (1.5 lots) will use one form. Homes on two lots (2.0 lots) will use two forms. Our current email address count is over 660 emails, if all these participate in online voting that would reduce our annual mailing costs by over $825 per vote. You do not have to use online voting you can continue to use paper ballots even if you enroll in electronic voting.


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Call to Order:

7:00 p.m.

Proof of Notice:

The agenda was posted at the club house and administration office on 8/12/16. PROOF OF NOTICE ESTABLISHED.

Turn off all phones & remove hats Moment of silence & Pledge of Allegiance

Proof of Quorum:

Also Present: Video/Audio Taping Notice:

Approval of Minutes:

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Correspondence: Secretary Sajdak read the following correspondences:

a. A letter dated 8/10/16 from Jesse Sawyer, Texas Hold’em President, re: Tournaments. MOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY MILLER, TO ALLOW OUTSIDERS TO ATTEND POKER TOURNAMENTS ON TUESDAYS FROM 6:00 p.m. TO 9:00 p.m. AND THURSDAYS FROM 1:00 p.m. TO 4:00 p.m. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. Treasurer’s Report: Attached

General Manager Report: Attached Present: President Metcalf, 2nd Vice President Miller, Treasurer Basteri, Security Crime Report: Attached Secretary Sajdak, Director Stratton & Director Ross Director Excused: Unfinished a. Sealed Bids 1st Vice President Starr Business: Item# 16-04 Sealed bid Sale of Vacant Lots 5/3/16 General Manager, Ray Geroux; Security Captain, Greg Shubert; Bid # 1. 37 member names were on the 469008/469007B UBL# sign-in sheet. Amount Bid $2,000.00 Last Name of Bidder Malin Meeting was Broadcast on CCTV Proper Deposit $200.00 Channel 95 Check Included? Yes Member(s) video/audio taping MOTION BY METCALF, SECONDED BY STRATTON, TO meeting: 0 ACCEPT THE SEALED BID OF $2,000.00 BY DONALD Member(s) audio taping (no video) MALIN FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE PROPERTY meeting: 1 LOCATED AT 16066 BROOKRIDGE BLVD. MOTION CARa. The Minutes of the Board of RIED UNANIMOUSLY. Directors’ Workshop of 7/5/16 STAND APPROVED AS WRITTEN


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Bid # 2. UBL# 342019 $1,500.00 Amount Bid Last Name of Bidder Malin $150.00 Proper Deposit Yes Check Included? MOTION BY METCALF, SECONDED BY SAJDAK, TO ACCEPT THE SEALED BID OF $1,500.00 BY DONALD MALIN FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 8456 CENTRAL AVE. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. Bid # 3. 429087 UBL# $1,500.00 Amount Bid Last Name of Bidder Malin $150.00 Proper Deposit Yes Check Included? MOTION BY METCALF, SECONDED BY SAJDAK TO ACCEPT THE SEALED BID OF $1,500.00 BY DONALD MALIN FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 9793 SCEPTER AVE. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

New Business: a. Electronic Voting Resolution Resolution Authorizing Electronic Voting and Participation for Association Meetings & Elections MOTION BY METCALF, SECONDED BY BASTERI, TO APPROVE THE RESOLUTION AS SUBMITTED. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. b. Kiddie Pools This identifies “Kiddie Pools” and the requirements for them.

MOTION BY ROSS, SECONDED BY STRATTON, TO APPROVE THE NEW SECTION IN RULES AND REGULATIONS UNDER ARTICLE 1, CREATING SECTION 23. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. c. Make it easier for residents to determine personal pool restrictions. Discussion

MOTION BY ROSS, SECONDED BY SAJDAK, TO REMOVE CURRENT WORDING IN ACC GUIDELINES SECTION 1.05 WHICH BEGINS WITH, “POOL OWNERS SHALL, AT ALL TIMES” AND ENDS WITH, “HEALTH CONSIDERATIONS” AS THIS HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH ARCHITECTURAL GUIDELINES. ADD THE CLAUSE, “ANY POOL LESS THEN 150 GALLON MAXIMUM CAPACITY IS EXEMPT FROM SETBACK AND SCREENING REQUIREMENTS.” MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. d. Brookridge Honorary Wall Nominees The Beautification Committee would like to recommend Robert Parenteau & Thomas Malden be placed on the Brookridge Honorary Wall.

MOTION BY METCALF, SECONDED BY SAJDAK, TO ADD ROBERT PARENTEAU TO THE BROOKRIDGE HONORARY WALL. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

MOTION BY METCALF, SECONDED BY MILLER, TO ADD THOMAS MALDEN TO THE BROOKRIDGE HONORARY WALL. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

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e. Account Suspensions Treasurer Basteri stated that if a member is more than 90 days delinquent in paying a monetary obligation due to the association, the association may suspend the rights of the member, or the member’s tenant, guest, or invitee, to use common areas and facilities until the monetary obligation is paid in full. FS 720.305(3) MOTION BY BASTERI, SECONDED BY MILLER, THAT IN ACCORDANCE WITH FLORIDA STATUTE 720.305 THESE ACCOUNT NUMBER(S) 112010, 115022, 115023, 118006, 119005, 227010A, 227009, 335005 & 453009 ARE PAST DUE MORE THAN 90 DAYS. SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES WILL BE IMPOSED ON 08/24/16 UNTIL THE ACCOUNTS ARE MADE CURRENT. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

f. A/VRC Case # 3986 (7515 Mission St) Unregistered occupant residing: MOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY MILLER, TO ACCEPT THE A/VRC RECOMMENDATION FOR CASE# 3986 THAT THE FLAT $100 FINE AND 60 DAY SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES BE IMPOSED; EFFECTIVE 9/1/16. ALL ACTION, PUNITIVE AND OTHERWISE DECIDED BY THE BCPO BOARD OF DIRECTORS WILL GO INTO EFFECT IMMEDIATELY UPON ANY AND ALL RECURRENCES OF THIS VIOLATION, TWELVE MONTHS INTO THE FUTURE. IF A RECURRENCE HAPPENS, FINES AND SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES WIL BE IMPOSED INMEDIATELY UNTIL COMPLIANCE IS MET IN ACCORDANCE WITH BCPO RULES & REGULATIONS, ARTICLE XII, SECTION 3 & 6. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

g. A/VRC Case # 4044 (7507 Dinsmore St) Expired lease: MOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY ROSS, THAT CASE # 4044 BE CLOSED. NO FINES, SUSPENSION OR 12-MONTH PROBATION. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. h. A/VRC Case# 4058 (8144 Weatherford Ave) Torn Screen: MOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY MILLER, TO ACCEPT THE A/VRC RECOMMENDATION FOR CASE# 4058 THAT A FINE OF $25 PER DAY AND 14 DAY SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES BE IMPOSED. THE FINE AND/OR SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES IMPOSED WILL CONTINUE UNTIL COMPLIANCE IS MET. IT IS THE VIOLATORS RESPONSIBILITY TO NOTIFY THE CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER IF COMPLIANCE IS MET. UPON VERIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE, ANY FINES OR SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES (AFTER THE INITIAL SUSPENSION IS SERVED) WILL CEASE UPON PAYMENT OF OUTSTANDING FINES AND/OR ADMINISTRATION FEES. ALL ACTION, PUNITIVE AND OTHERWISE DECIDED BY THE BCPO BOARD OF DIRECTORS WILL GO INTO EFFECT IMMEDIATELY UPON ANY AND ALL RECURRENCES OF THIS VIOLATION, TWELVE MONTHS INTO THE FUTURE. IF A RECURRENCE HAPPENS, FINES AND SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES WILL BE IMPOSED IMMEDIATELY UNTIL COMPLIANCE IS MET IN ACCORDANCE WITH BCPO RULES & REGULATIONS, ARTICLE XII, SECTION 3 & 6. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

i. A/VRC Case# 4122 (Montclair Dr) Parking in right of way: MOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY MILLER, THAT CASE# 4122 GO BACK TO THE A/VRC FOR RECONSIDERATION. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.


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Brookridge • October, 2016 j. A/VRC Case# 4089 (8221 Ridge Dale Ave) Clutter in carport: MOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY BASTERI, TO ACCEPT THE A/VRC RECOMMENDATION FOR CASE# 4089 THAT THE VIOLATOR HAS COMPLIED. THE FLAT $25 FINE AND 14 DAY SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES ARE WAIVED. A $25 ADMINISTRATION FEE IS TO BE IMPOSED. ALL ACTION, PUNITIVE AND OTHERWISE DECIDED BY THE BCPO BOARD OF DIRECTORS WILL GO INTO EFFECT IMMEDIATELY UPON ANY AND ALL RECURRENCES OF THIS VIOLATION, TWELVE MONTHS INTO THE FUTURE. IF A RECURRENCE HAPPENS, FINES AND SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES WIL BE IMPOSED INMEDIATELY UNTIL COMPLIANCE IS MET IN ACCORDANCE WITH BCPO RULES & REGULATIONS, ARTICLE XII, SECTION 3 & 6. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

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Secretary Sajdak – Traffic be mindful of Employees cutting grass on the median. He also commended the ACC Committee for clarifying, “Kiddie Pools”. Director Stratton – Questioned when the Board will get the first draft of the Budget.

Director Ross – Stated that all homeowners are invited to every Board meeting. He would also like everyone to please try and obey all stop signs. Also, not all golf carts are golfers. Many homeowners use golf cards and do not play golf. The Golf Club has been advising people and communicating their concerns about obeying stop signs & speeding.

General Manager Geroux – Clarified the Budget Presentation Bylaws on page 5, Section VII, Article F: At the Regular Board Meeting held on a Wednesday evening in October, the Assessment Budget shall be presented for disk. A/VRC Case# 4100 (9263 Salvini Dr) RV Site 181: Flat cussion. Tire: MOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY BASTERI, TO President Metcalf – Beautification is looking for volunteers ACCEPT THE A/VRC RECOMMENDATION FOR CASE# to assist with weeding and assist with small projects. 4100 THAT THE VIOLATOR HAS COMPLIED. THE FLAT President Metcalf has contacted the Republican Town $25 FINE AND 14 DAY SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES Committee and the Democratic Town Committee in ARE WAIVED. A $25 ADMINISTRATION FEE IS TO BE Brooksville to have a Candidate’s Forum in October. Our IMPOSED. ALL ACTION, PUNITIVE AND OTHERWISE State Representatives, County Commissioners, and maybe DECIDED BY THE BCPO BOARD OF DIRECTORS WILL one of the US Senators that are up for election may be attendGO INTO EFFECT IMMEDIATELY UPON ANY AND ALL ing. She also explained that all speeders will receive a RECURRENCES OF THIS VIOLATION, TWELVE MONTHS “Violation” not a “Traffic Ticket”. Violations will also affect INTO THE FUTURE. IF A RECURRENCE HAPPENS, Vendors that come in per our Rules and Regulations. The FINES AND SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES WIL BE maximum speed for all vehicles in the Brookridge community IMPOSED INMEDIATELY UNTIL COMPLIANCE IS MET IN is 30 miles per hour, unless otherwise posted. Failure to ACCORDANCE WITH BCPO RULES & REGULATIONS, adhere to the Rules and Regulations may result in penalties ARTICLE XII, SECTION 3 & 6. MOTION CARRIED UNAN- that include the vendor to be removed from the property. IMOUSLY. Speeding is such a huge concern as we are a 55+ community and people cannot jump out of the way so easily. l. A/VRC Case# 4103 (14224 Sandhurst) Non Conforming fences Member Comments: (no motions or consensus will be conMOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY ROSS, TO sidered) ACCEPT THE A/VRC RECOMMENDATION FOR CASE# Arlin Cable #2 (Radar gun & monitoring), Maynard Morrison 4103 THAT A FINE OF $25 PER DAY AND 14 DAY SUS- #4 (Golf carts ignore pedestrians), Ken Duncan #2 PENSION OF PRIVILEGES BE IMPOSED, EFFECTIVE (Speedometer & Violations) 9/1/16. THE FINE AND/OR SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES IMPOSED WILL CONTINUE UNTIL COMPLIANCE IS MET. MOTION BY SAJDAK SECONDED BY ROSS, TO IT IS THE VIOLATORS RESPONSIBILITY TO NOTIFY THE ADJOURN. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER IF COMPLIANCE IS MET. UPON VERIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE, ANY Adjourned at 8:19 p.m. FINES OR SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES (AFTER THE INITIAL SUSPENSION IS SERVED) WILL CEASE UPON Transcribed by Dorene Steinmetz, BCPO Exe/Rec Secretary PAYMENT OF OUTSTANDING FINES AND/OR ADMINISTRATION FEES. ALL ACTION, PUNITIVE AND OTHERSUBMITTED BY: KEN SAJDAK, BCPO BOARD SECRETARY WISE DECIDED BY THE BCPO BOARD OF DIRECTORS WILL GO INTO EFFECT IMMEDIATELY UPON ANY AND {Minutes subject to BCPO Board approval on September ALL RECURRENCES OF THIS VIOLATION, TWELVE 21, 2016} MONTHS INTO THE FUTURE. IF A RECURRENCE HAPPENS, FINES AND SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES WILL BE IMPOSED IMMEDIATELY UNTIL COMPLIANCE IS MET IN ACCORDANCE WITH BCPO RULES & REGULATIONS, ARTICLE XII, SECTION 3 & 6. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. Report of Directors:

Director Basteri – Announced that the Finance Committee met for their first meeting last Friday, 8/12/16. She stated how happy she was with the members chosen for 2016 and feels their enthusiasm will help to get the budget approved. Director Basteri suggests they can complete the preparation by the first Finance meeting in October.


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ATTENTION CLUBS 2016

The North & Middle Halls will be used for two (2) Elections this year and will not be available to club use. Tuesday, August 30, 2016 Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Presidential Primary General Elections

Clubs of Brookridge By Ray Geroux, GM

Share your good deeds. I encourage all clubs to notify Jean Hayes of the Tampa Bay Times of your events that benefit the Brooksville community. Fund raisers, charitable donations or awards are some examples. If you include a good color photo in your email she may include it in your story. You can email Jean at jhayes@tampabay.com or by phone at 352-848-1438.

The Projector

Attention Clubs, the projector has been placed in the clubhouse inventory for your access. It connects to a laptop to project on a screen. If your club needs to use it please check it out from the monitors office, great for showing slides or power point programs.

Art Festival By Karen Doulin

Brookridge second annual Art Festival will be held November 30 from 10 am to 2 pm in our clubhouse at 8150 Hampton Street. Tables for display and sale of your arts and crafts are $10. It will be open to the public and more details will be given next month.

For questions, table rentals and to give a helping hand call Jackie at 352-596-2073.

By Philip Rastocny

First, a special “thank you” goes out to Jerry Amison who kindly donated a Meade 90mm refractor digital telescope to our club. Know that we will put it to good use. October is a quiet month in astronomy as summer yields to fall. Familiar constellations give way to others as our earth continues its spin around the sun and its shadow [night] side moves into another patch of pinpoint lights we call stars. Astronomers are not the only people moved by these dreamy overhead dots. The artist Vincent Van Gough’s famous 1889 painting titled The Starry Night surreally juxtaposes chaotic stars and swirling winds above a quiet orderly town.

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Brookridge • October, 2016 The emotion captured by this art and the similar emotion one experiences when viewing Saturn or Jupiter for the first time through a telescope is both heartfelt and deeply moving. To learn more about astronomy, come to our next club meeting or join us at our observing session at the west end of Midmoor Blvd. All are welcome; you do not have to own a telescope to attend. Just bring your interest, questions, enthusiasm, and smiles. Until next month, keep looking up!

Upcoming Astronomical Events:

• October 15—Uranus at opposition • October 16—Supermoon, largest full moon this year • October 17—7:00PM Club Meeting, Brookridge Club House, room D • October 20—6:54PM Observing Session, west end of Midmoor Blvd. • October 21-22—Orionids meteor shower (20 per hour, best viewed at 3:00AM)

For more information about our club, call Philip Rastocny at 352398-0119.

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Our last meeting, Sept. 7, 2016, was very productive. Thank you for your attendance.

We are grateful that our year has been mostly safe from the tragedy of hurricanes, tornados, and floods associated with stormy weather. We should look at the warnings we received this past season and re-evaluate our own preparedness for the coming year. Check your supplies, your fire alarm batteries, fire extinguishers, plus any other emergency supplies. Now is the time to make sure everything is in working order. Brookridge residents: If you are you interested in volunteering to take the basic training, please let me know at WWHarLin@aol.com, or Call (352)293-4647. It will help you be prepared for emergencies in your home as well as in your community. We are looking for leaders to join our Brookridge CERT. Are you interested? Meeting for this month is Wednesday October 5, 2016! As always if you have an emergency call 911! Thank you.


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By Judy Howard

By Rosemary Basteri

Calling all drama kings and queens, The Drama Club of MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR CRAFTY STITCHERS Brookridge will hold its first meeting of the season on Tuesday, ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR ON Saturday, OCTOBER 29TH!! October 25th, 1:00-3:00 pm, in Room E. This is an organizational /planning meeting for our next production, tentatively schedStart with coffee and donuts that will be for sale starting at 8:30 uled or mid- February 2017. am with the sale to follow. We have lots of homemade items for sale, 50/50 raffle, quilt raffle tickets, and Chinese auction. We are a group of non-professionals, through some of us veterProceeds from this craft fair will go to support our Brookridge ans having participated in past productions. If you can sing, dance, red lines, whatever, and would not mind showing off for Community. Please support us! your friends and neighbors, we encourage you to join us. We Our hand embroidered quilt which will be raffled off at the are friendly, non critical, sometimes certifiable, but most definiteannual craft fair in October and raffle tickets are still available ly fun. to purchase ($1 each or 6 for $5) by contacting Judy Howard @ 207-576-5295. It will be on display at the annual garage At this time the Drama Club would like to welcome Denise Tofferi, our new Artistic Director and wish retiring Sue Barcomb sale in October with tickets for sale. the best. If you are new to the community and would like to get involved, please join us on Tuesday as we have a great time socializing For information call Denise Tofferi (802) 558-3196 as well as making items for the craft fair. We would like to thank everyone who donates items to our group. We try to find a use for everything. If you have items to donate, bring them to the clubhouse on Tuesday mornings. If you have any further questions, contact our President Flo Dunham at 207-841-0262; she will be glad to give you more information. Looking forward to having you join us.


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By William Hartman

Welcome back all our F.W.S. families to the good beginnings of a new year of Bible studies and Christian fellowship. We will be continuing our studies in letters from God through Paul. This month we should be finishing Galatians and working in Ephesians. Come join the Wednesday Evening Bible study. Join us Wednesdays in Room C starting 6:00 p.m. Linda and Bill Hartman co-chair the study, assisted by Dan Krotje. Our format is simple consisting of Bible reading, discussions, and Q&A. (Your participation is according to your comfort level.) This is a non-denominational study. You may contact Bill or Linda at (352) 293-4647, Or E-mail us: WWHarLin@aol.com

Are you familiar with the passage: Ephesians 3:2-4 (KJV) “ If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward: How that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote afore in few words, Whereby, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ) These words are from God through our Apostle Paul. If they have not been explained to you in your Church services, come out and study with us to clarify what this message really means!

By Carole Levesque

We are celebrating our 15th anniversary tomorrow September 8th, at Ruby Tuesday’s! Hope we have a great lunch! Last year some of us were disappointed ‘cause the restaurant we were at had NO ice cream! Our Class meets at 8:30 am every Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the main hall (near the stage) at the Club House as long as it’s available. (Some of us call it the “north hall”.)

There is no charge for your first session after that it’s fifty cents per session. We offer low impact aerobics, stretch & tone, weights, mats or chairs and a circle for balance. We offer mats and weights for your use during the session. Most of all we have a lot of FUN!


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By Maryann Blatt

The season begins---time to plant in Florida. Many of our flowers & veggies grow in fall, winter, & spring. Change from what most of us are used to up north. So we begin again to learn about Florida's growing season. Our club meets the 2nd Monday of the month beginning Oct. 10th at 1P.M. in the clubhouse. This month's speaker will talk to us about the if, when & why of mulching. A subject we haven't "covered" in quite some time. Light refreshments are served after the meeting. Visitors & new members are always welcome.

Come & see what we're all about. We meet the 2nd Monday Monday of the month beginning in October thru May & try to have an informative speaker each month. Any questions, call me (Maryann Blatt) at 352 596-9562. See you Oct.10th.

By Pastor Ken Weidman

Three special days for Jewish folks come in October. Their civil New Year, ROSH HASHANAH on October 2. Tradition says it is anniversary of creation of Adam & Eve.

The second day is YOM KIPPUR, or the Day of Atonement for the people of Israel, observed on the 10th or 11th. It commemorates the annual blood offering by the high priest Leviticus 16:15-17; 30,34. "Atonement" means "a covering" for sin, but had to be repeated yearly. ( cannot be done now without having Jerusalem temple) Jesus Christ was "The Lamb of God that taketh away the sin of the world" - John 1:29 - And "by his own blood he entered in once into the holy place, having obtained eternal redemption for us." Hebrews 9:12 (This "holy place" in heaven.)

The Third day is The FEAST OF TABERNACLES, A feast of harvest, begins October 15th - Leviticus 23:34-43. It celebrated harvest of vine & tree fruits. They would construct "booths" to dwell in for 7 days, reminding them of their living in tents during the wilderness wanderings. Many believe this to be a type of the Messiah bringing the in-gathering of the Jews in their land in the future. The Yom Kippur offering was temporary covering of Israel's sin; the offering of Jesus Christ was the one=time redemption (complete payment) for sin -- for "whosoever believeth on him shall have everlasting life." John 3:16 All are invited to church service, Sundays, 9 am, Room D. ? Call Ken @352-515-6509


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By Doris Rossi

October is here already with the season of fall, Get out of the sun or rain and come to the cool refreshing clubhouse for some line dancing to enjoy, you can meet new and old friends, and it will accommodate all levels of dancing abilities. It's great for your memory and provides great mental and physical workout. Whether you live in Brookridge or not. We have a great teacher her name is Marilyn she's great and patient.

Hours and Prices are: Tuesday 11:00-1:00pm $6.00, Thursday 9:00-10.00am/$3.00, Thursday High Beginners Improved 10:15-11:15-am/$3.00. Many of our students enjoy attending our Good Time Dance Social so if you would like to know more information please call Norma Rankin at 352397-6088.

By Vince Pizzo

Halloween Pot Luck & Dance

The Midwest Club’s Annual Halloween Pot Luck Dinner Dance will be held Saturday, October 30th, 2016 from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm in the club house. Ticket sales will be Tuesday and Thursday October 18, 20, 25, & 27, from 9-11 am in the clubhouse.

Be sure to get your tickets for this fun event. The dinner is pot luck so you know the food will be good. Dinner will be followed by dancing to the music of DJ Dave, Sound good? Be there!

By Tom Di Gregorio

Thanks to everyone who joined us for the 50’s and 60’s Revue with Sally and Roy. We hope you all had an enjoyable evening. We also want to thank all of you for your continued support over the last five years as it allows us to donate monies for the betterment of our community. Our newest addition is the new Brookridge Wall of Honor in the hallway of the clubhouse as you enter the big hall, which replaces the one that was outside of the building and in need of refurbishment.

Our final event this year will be our annual Breakfast with Santa. All members are welcome and encouraged to bring their children and grandchildren. A donation of an unwrapped gift for the Marine Corps “Toys for Tots” to help underprivileged children is requested. Come sit on Santa’s lap and tell him what you want for Christmas and enjoy a great breakfast. More information will be forthcoming in the next News and Views. The Brookridge Men’s Association always welcomes new members. If you are the type of guy who enjoys helping people, wants to help plan wonderful events, and have fun while doing it, come to one of meetings. We meet the last Wednesday of every month at 3:00 PM in room E of the clubhouse.

Costumes are optional, but there will be a costume contest with prizes, and a cash prize for best costume.

It’s time to decide what you want to wear, and remember to invite your friends because everyone is welcome. Tickets go fast, get them early.


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Dates Oct. 10 Nov. 14 Dec. 7

By Barbara Smith

Lunch, etc. Chulas – Mexican Crackers, Crystal River Christmas Party – Club House

First meeting – Oct. 24 at 6 P.M. is Sub night. No covered dish. There will be a $3.00 per person fee for food. We will have paper plates, cups, etc. Hope to see you there.

If you have ever lived in the states of PENNSYLVANIA, NEW JERSEY, DELAWARE, MARYLAND, NEW YORK, CONNECTICUT, MASSACHUSETTS, RHODE ISLAND, NEW HAMPSHIRE, VERMONT, OR MAINE, come join us. We are a social club and meet from October through April on the fourth Monday of the month at 7:00 PM, unless we have a pot luck meal. We have a guest speaker or entertainment at most meetings. If you have any questions about our Club, call our President, Barbara Smith, at 352-597-3350.

By Chris Robart

Welcome back Snowbirds While you’re getting ready for a Join our Fun group if you want to see how we Gently get in shape.

Interested in joining MUST CALL Lynne Hart - 596-0642 to schedule your 1st Class Free.

Beginners Tai Chi Class is on Monday at 11am Thursday at 11:30am followed by Chi Gong Exercise. At the Clubhouse Main Hall. We do a gentle, standing or setting, slow moving exercise that will use most of the muscles in your body. We can help you improve your Balance, Flexibility and Blood Pressure.


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By Susie Hecker.

8:30 - 9:10 TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY Come on in - the water’s fine!!! We will be in the water as long as the outside temperature is 50 degrees or higher; the water temperature is generally between 83 and 85 degrees. Co-Ed No Fees

By Carolyn McGuire

Can you believe it’s fall already? We are looking forward to lower temperatures and lower weight! We had class all summer and we are looking forward to our snowbirds coming back and larger classes.

If you have a weight problem, just maybe we can help you with our program. The program works if you work the program.

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We meet every Monday morning at eight. Men and women are welcome.

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!! (Don’t eat all the candy for Halloween, leave some for the skinny people.)


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October is here! Brookridge Entertainment will have its first show of the 2016-2017 season on Thursday October 13th 2016

Two hours of professional entertainment with The Authentic's. A great group performing The Everly Bros, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis. The ultimate oldies sock-hop musical salute with a full band! Call now to reserve your tickets or purchase season tickets for 7, 6, or 5 shows. Call Larry or Vivian at (352) 610-4901. We have added seats for the new season. Great Shows Great Prices for Las Vegas and Cruise Ship Style Shows. (352) 6104901

Jane Mulvaney & Linda Rogers

“RED HOT BLUE COLLAR SHOW” NOVEMBER 7TH, 2016

When Eric Dowis and Kari Ringer team up, they take the entertainment to the next level. ERIC DOWIS – has been delighting audiences for many years. His everyman sense of humor has been enjoyed by folks from all parts of the world and all walks of life. His unique improvisational style and willingness to engage the audience make each show a unique experience. KARI RINGER _ is an experienced NYC singer and actor who is lucky to be living her dream. She has performed all over the US, South America and Mexico.

When Eric’s loveable country character, Dale, teams up with Kari, they move quickly between many music genres and hilarious comedy. This dynamic variety show is sure to Happy Fall and welcome home to our Snowbirds, at least the please the audience. ones who have arrived back. We have had a wild end of August with Tropical Storm Hermine coming thru, but it didn't stop our Eric and Kari are touring the US with this variety show “Red Friday Night Bingo on Sept.2. We had a nice crowd come out. Hot Blue Collar”. We are now getting into the season where we will have more people coming out to Bingo. We are looking forward to it. When not on tour, the couple resides in Kissimmee, Florida. The doors open at 6:00 PM and the show starts at 6:55 PM If anyone would be interested in helping out on Friday Night, .Tickets are $6.00 at the door. please do not hesitate to come on up to the Clubhouse and talk to Miss Ellie or anyone else on staff. They would be delighted “SHARE THE WEALTH” tickets will be sold for $3.00 for 9 to talk to you. tickets and $5.00 for 18 tickets. All winners are guaranteed or more depending on money collected. There will be $20.00 We hope you have a Happy Halloween. a $50.00 winner each show. If you have any questions, or would like to purchase tickets for the show, if available, please call me, (Jane) at (352)597-1357. I would love to hear from you. By Jackie Bolt


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Norma Rankin

Our next dance is Saturday, October 1, 2016, from 7:3010:30 PM, in the Big Hall! “Oktober Fest” is the theme!! Manner of attire: lederhosen unt dirndles, or whatever you’re comfortable wearing!!! Star Burst will be playing for our dancing pleasure! Spread The Wealth tickets will be available until 7:45, then we’ll have one “go around” at the 8:30 Intermission! Also, vieners unt bier will be served at 8:30! Drawing will be at the second Intermission, about 9:30! Members: If for any reason, you are unable to attend a dance, please take a couple minutes and call Dot at 5970723, and she can see that someone else can take your seat (s). We are just about a “sold out house” and hate to see empty seats, so please, be a good neighbor and let Dot know, if you’re unable to attend. All it takes is a quick phone call; and we thank you early, for your thoughtfulness!

Registration Forms for 2017-2018 are on all the tables, and remember, renewal must be made by November 30th, no exceptions! Take completed forms, with a check, to the office! New people: just turn in the Form at the office & Dot will contact you re: payment. Any questions, call Dot 5970723. Notice: To keep our costs down, (and yours) we have eliminated donuts, but coffee and ice will still be available all evening. You may bring whatever snacks you’d like!

Good News! Next season, 2017- 2018, our dances will be from 7:00 – 10:00 PM by overwhelming popular vote! NOT this season, but when you renew or join, for next time, come February, 2017! Next months dance: Saturday, November 5th; Theme is “Honor Our Vets” and is casual or uniform is in order!! At Large will be playing! ~Be Proud and Fly Your Flag~

By Norma Rankin

Our next Social will be Saturday, October 8, 2016, from 6:30 – 9:30 PM, @$5 with DJ Dave Richardson, providing us with music for our dancing pleasure. All levels of dance will be presented, with one wall “walk - through” for Beginners. There are NO lessons, just open dancing from the lessons we have during the week with Instruction Marilyn Richardson. There are always instructors on the floor to give help, if needed. Casual dress is in order, but NO open back sandals, please! Bring own beverage & snacks & ice, if needed. We provide a beautiful, huge, softly lit dance floor and lots of A/C! ‘Still have questions? See Norma at Class or call her at (352) 397-6088!! *God Bless America* The Greatest Nation In The World*

By Rosemary Basteri

In the September issue of News and Views, I used the wrong date for the start of our rehearsals, mea culpa. We will begin on Tuesday, October 4th and subsequent Tuesdays with the exception of November 8, Election Day at 1:30 PM in the North Hall. The date for our Christmas Concert is Sunday, December 8th at 3PM, This is a well attended affair and we, the Musicaires, work diligently and with enthusiasm to give to you, our friends, the best concert we can. More details will follow in future issues. Also, the Musicaires is hoping to revitalize our annual Tree Lighting Ceremony which sadly has been poorly attended in the past few years. If all goes as planned the Tree Lighting will be Sunday, November 27th at 3PM. There will be Christmas music for cello and flute, Christmas caroling and sing-a-longs. We ask for your support to kick-off Brookridge's Holiday Season. Details TBA. If you enjoy singing and would like to join a friendly group, we encourage you to come check us out. For information call : Sandy (352) 556-3248 or Ron (352) 5969831

By Norma Rankin

Good Times Winter Line Dance Workshop

When: Saturday, January 21, 2017 How Much: $35 After Nov. 1st $40 Includes: Lunch, Step sheet Booklet, Donuts/ Coffee upon Arrival Starts: Sign in 8:30-10 AM (Event begins promptly at 10:00) Levels: Beginner, Improver & Intermediate (NO Advanced) Where: Here in our Hall Group picture will be taken at 9:45 AM, before event begins! Spread The Wealth available until 12:15. Drawing at 12:30. Tee Shirts available for pre-order until Dec. 1st. Five great instructors! Casual dress encouraged but NO backless sandals, please. More info? Norma nerbrook@tampabay.rr.com / call (352) 397-6088. ~Support Our Troops*Fly Your Flag Proudly~


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By Barbara Durocher By Chris Robart

WOW, the summer flew by and it’s time to get ready for League. WELCOME BACK Snowbirds & All League members, who were out & about this summer. Glad to see you all back for another season.

ATTENTION Brookridge Residents!!

Whether you are an existing or returning owner OR renter or even a “newbie” to our wonderful community consider playing PICKLEBALL……

Pickleball is a great way to get your daily dose of “fun exercise” WITHOUT going to a crowded gym or even leaving Brookridge.

****** UPCOMING EVENTS ****** PLEASE TAKE NOTICE.

Pickleball is a fun sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong. It is played with a paddle and a whiffle ball.

October 27,2016 - Executive Board Meeting, Room C, main clubhouse 9am to 11am.

ANYONE interested: inexperienced as well as those that have played before are welcome……..

Just a reminder that the course will be closed the last 2 weeks of October.

October 31,2016 – General League Meeting. South Hall main clubhouse, 9am to 11am Please plan on attending as we will go over scoring/jackpot changes for league play.

November 1st, 2016 – First Day of League Play.

REMEMBER; Your League dues need to be paid before the 1st day of League play. *********************************************

If you sign up to play and can’t make it, Please, let the coordinator know ahead or Call the pro shop that morning. It will help to avoid confusion rearranging the teams.

Pickleball uses only 1/2 of a tennis court so the running area is more compact.

Until the club gets in full “swing” please contact Ron Leaky @ 352-346-9487


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Good Times Line Dance Club Cruise Norma Rankin

We are, along with the Dandeline Line Dance Club, sponsoring a Line Dance Cruise!!! Lots of dancing, but many other activities, and sides trips, too! Departing Tampa on 4/23/17 and returning to Tampa on 4/30/17. (Bring family & friends; not necessary to be a line dancer!) Lots of time to plan ahead and good payment plan as well! Your ship: Norwegian Cruise Line, Jade – 7 Day Cruise – $579 – $1009, depending what kind of accommodations desired. Itinerary: Tampa, at Sea, Cozumel, Costa Maya, Roatan Bay Islands, Harvest Caye, at Sea, Tampa.

Group Leader: Line Dance Instructor Marilyn Richardson. Cruise Brochure available at Class on Tuesdays and Thursdays, or call Norma and she will see you get one! (352) 397-6088. ~Some Gave Some* Some Gave All~ *God Bless our Troops*

To All Cancer Survivors

To all cancer survivors and women now fighting cancer, The Boutique of Hope IS OPEN AND WAITING JUST FOR YOU. We are open every Tues. and Wed. from 10 to 2pm at the Crescent Community Center, located near the Golden Corral and right next to Jerrico Road Thrift Shop. We have items you need to make yourself feel whole again so come get a wig, a bra, a hat, a turban a scarf and more. For uninsured or under insured you can come to chat, have a cup of tea and shop for items you can use all for FREE. We welcome you in an environment of hugs and caring and cannot wait to help you find what you need. We need volunteers to staff the room for two hour shifts. Call Claire Blust at 352-438-4143


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