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WORKSHOP MEETING

BOARD MEETING

Tuesday, February 7th - 9 A.M.

Wednesday, February 15th - 7 P.M.

FEBRUARY 2017 SPECIAL EVENTS February 3rd February 3rd February 4th February 6th February 7th February 7th February 8th February 11th February 12th February 13th February 15th February 18th February 19th February 20th February 25th February 26th

AARP-Tax Aide Also on 10th, 17th, 24th BCPO Bingo Also on 10th, 17th, 24th Social Dance All Stars Entertainment BOD Workshop All Members Welcome Woman's Club Bingo Also on 14th, 21st, 28th Brookridge EXPO Good Times Line Dance Helping Hands Pancake Breakfast Mid-West Club/ Valentines Pot-Luck Board of Directors MTG Drama Club Show Drama Club Show Bob, Shirley & Friends (Gospel) Richard's Variety Jam BCCGA /Banquet

8:00 PM 5:45 PM 7:30 PM 6:55 PM 9:00 AM 6:30 PM 10:00 AM 6:30 PM 7:30 AM 5:30 AM 7:00PM 6:30 PM 3:00 PM 6:00 PM 7:00 PM 10:00 AM

Happy Valentine’s Day February 14th, 2017 TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Board Of Directors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22-31 Clubs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32-42 Entertainment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44-52 Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 People. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55-58 Miscellaneous. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60


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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

February Tuesday, February 7 Wednesday, February 15 March Tuesday, March 7 Wednesday, March 15

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP & ORGANIZATIONAL MTG:

2017

April Tuesday, April 4 Wednesday, April 19 May Tuesday, May 2 Wednesday, May 17

Managers Report By Ray Geroux Welcome back snowbirds, we hope you are enjoying the warm weather and all the things to do in Hernando County & Brookridge Community. The Brookridge Membership Meeting is Wednesday, March 15 at 7 pm, we hope you will join us and participate. We are also planning on some road work this year. If you can check your lawns and edge it off the road it will make the process a lot smoother. The list of roads is on our website, Brookridge.com, paving bid-info. Crime Watch tip, Lock it or Lose it!

President’s Desk by Gail Metcalf

Hello Brookridge Neighbors,

As we roll into February, this is a great place to be at this time of year! I have heard some positive feedback from residents on Brookridge Boulevard that the traffic has slowed down a bit. This is a good sign. I thank you for continuing to slow down. This makes Brookridge a safe place to live. I want to remind our residents that the Annual Meeting date has been moved to March 15, 2017. We have done this with our Snowbirds in mind. This way we should have even more in attendence than last year. We have five candidates for four Board of Director openings. Please read about them, and get to know them.

We also have a Deed Restriction Amendment on the ballot. As a Board, we are always looking out for what is best for Brookridge. This Deed Restriction is the Limitation on Ownership. If this Amendment is passed, no one can purchase more than five (5) lots. This would limit the likelihood of outside entities to buy lots and homes to use for rental properties. Most of these companies have no interest in Brookridge or our standard of living. For example, we have one outside company that collectively owns 18 homes and have openly stated they would like to buy up to 100 homes/lots. This gives that company as many votes as the number of lots they own. We want to protect our 55+ Community. When we were approached about this limitation, the Board received a lot of feedback from our residents who own more than one property. They felt five properties are a good amount.

Page 7 This keeps our rentals low, and our residents who own multiple properties who live here, want to protect our Community. Anyone who owns more than five lots presently will be grandfathered until they sell their lots. We urge you to come to a meeting or contact me with any concerns you may have. I welcome all feedback and I want everyone to understand this will protect Brookridge. I hope you are having fun as there are so many types of activities and entertainment, Brookridge never ceases to amaze me! Gail Metcalf President, BCPO


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Brookridge Crime Watch By Betty Roberts

OUR MOTTO: LOCK IT OR LOSE IT. The Hernando County District Lieutenants want to keep reminding Crime Watch members about the importance of Lock It or Lose It. Vehicle burglaries continue to be an issue county-wide. Please remember to lock your vehicles at all times. It seems we are also having house burglaries as well. Please lock your doors, windows and your sheds. Don’t become a victim. Please remember to visit the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page for daily updates on various crime-related activities, wanted individuals and tips on how to keep you and your family safe. You can also access HCSO press releases via our website. The next Citizens Academy starts on March 9, 2017 and ends on April 27, 2017. You can sign up to go from 1 to 4 or 6 to 9PM. There is an application on the Sheriff’s website.

Be very careful as there are still people out there with their scams. If you see strange vehicles or trucks on your streets at homes which are vacant or you know people are not home please call the Sheriff at 754-6850. Our next meeting will be on Feb. 1, 2017 in Rm D at the clubhouse.

Unit Representatives By Peggy Christie

We are the ambassadors for Brookridge. Our goal is to personally visit each new resident in Brookridge. We meet the 2nd Tuesday at 9 A.M. and attend the BCPO Board meeting on the 3rd Wednesday at 7 P.M. Join us we need Volunteers.

NATIONAL HEALTH SURVEY UNDERWAY IN HERNANDO COUNTY

The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), the most comprehensive survey of the health and nutritional status of the U.S. population is coming to Hernando County beginning on January 10, 2017. Why Hernando County? All counties in the United States have a chance to be selected for the NHANES and this year, Hernando County is one of 15 counties that was selected to be part of this initiative. NHANES provides important data on public health problems from a national perspective.

Why Should Every Eligible Resident Participate in NHANES? • • • •

Your participation can help develop and evolve national health programs and policies.

If you are selected, You will help make a difference in our nation’s health!

If you agree to participate you will receive compensation for your time and travel expenses of up to $125. You will also receive a free and confidential health and nutrition evaluation.

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PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO “AMENDED, RESTATED AND CONSOLIDATED RESTRICTION AGREEMENT FOR BROOKRIDGE COMMUNITY”

Article III, Section 30 Limitation on Ownership of the Amended, Restated and Consolidated Restriction Agreement for Brookridge Community is created to read as follows:

Section 30: Except as provided herein, no person or legal entity may directly or indirectly acquire title to more than five (5) Lots. Indirect ownership of a Lot shall include any person or entity that is related to the owner of another Lot, such as having a common officer, director or partner in a partnership, or where an entity owning Lots has shareholders, directors, partners, or officers who also own or have an interest in an entity that owns other Lots. For purposes of this section, a person is deemed to be related to the owner of another Lot when that person is a husband, wife, or domestic partner of the owner, and shall not include brother, sister, parent, or biological or adopted child of the owner or any other familial relationship. This restriction on ownership applies to any person or entity that holds title to a Lot, regardless of how title is held. Therefore, a person or entity, either jointly or separately, may not hold an ownership interest in more than five (5) Lots. This restriction shall not apply to any person or entity that owns more than five (5) Lots as of the effective date of this amendment, but such person or entity shall not be allowed to acquire an interest in any additional Lot, if that acquisition would result in direct or indirect ownership of more than five (5) Lots by any person or entity. This restriction shall also not apply to any institutional lender obtaining title to a Lot pursuant to a deed in lieu of foreclosure or a judgment of foreclosure. Any transfer that is made in violation of this restriction shall be void and all parties to any such transaction shall be jointly and severally liable for all costs and attorney’s fees incurred by the Association as a result of any prohibited transfer. THIS PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE DEED RESTRICTIONS WILL BE SUBJECT TO A VOTE AT THE NEXT VOTING PACKAGE.

The intent of this restriction is to limit the persons or companies from obtaining excessive votes that could reverse the 55 and over restriction.


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Date: 10/17/2016

To: Nominating Committee for Consideration Name: Rosemary Basteri

Year Round Member?

Yes

To:

Nominating Committee for Consideration

Name: Leo Benoit

Address: 15786 Brookridge Blvd

Address: 8523 Central Avenue UBL # 449005

Date: 10/22/2016

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Average Number of weeks you plan to be away from Brookridge each year? 2-3 weeks Educational background: Brockton High School Liberal Arts & Business Law

Any special training: Assistant Clerk Magistrate – District Court, Plymouth, Massachusetts – 2 years Medical Billing Clerk – Associated Catholic Hospitals of Massachusetts; Blue Cross – 30 years Customer Service Manager – Walmart – 12 Years Special interests: Secretary to the Social Dance Group, Treasurer to the Garden Club, Treasurer & Publicity for Musicaires, Drama Club & Brookridge on Revue

What do you feel you can contribute to the community as a Board of Director? I feel I’ve developed a good rapport with the members of the Board and with our Residents. I make it a point to involve myself in social events and fund raisers. I will continue to work with the Board and our members, doing the best I can for this community.

UBL # 459001

Year Round Member?

Yes

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Average Number of weeks you plan to be away from Brookridge each year? 2-3 Weeks

Educational background: B.A. & Masters Degrees in Accounting & Finance from Bentley & Bryant Associates Degrees in Arts from St. John’s Seminary Bar Harbor, Maine. Any special training: Enrolled agent with IRS. Licensed rep with Financial Institution HD Vest. Trained in linguistics & human relations. Versed in budgeting, accounting, communications, as well as in Microsoft Office. Trained agents, support staff and temporary recruits. Certified in QuickBooks Online.

Special interests: Avid card player in hand & foot, cribbage, bridge. Former operations manager of local parish, bingo, member enrolled agents society of Florida.

What do you feel you can contribute to the community as a Board of Director? Ability to analyze community financial needs and propose changes and procedures to assure the fiscal soundness. Well versed in communications, would be able to relate will with all in a respectful, understanding way. I can encourage all to present their concerns.

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Date: 12/12/16 To:

Nominating Committee for Consideration

Name: Donald J. Lowry

Year Round Member?

Yes

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Average Number of weeks you plan to be away from Brookridge each year? 2-3 Weeks Educational background: Graduated from University of Loyola, Chicago, majoring in Finance and Production management. Managed Departmental managers in Advertising Finance, Marketing and Sales for an Industry-leading manufacturer. Owned and successfully operated a distribution and service corporation of safety supplies for 23 years. Any special training: Was a trainer of Federal Department of Transportation licensed re-tester employees. Previously licensed to advise and consult on the Federal Congressional Registry. Special interests: History, Economics and Finance. Unit 2 Representative for 3 years. Served on the 2017 Brookridge Budget Committee. A member of the Appeals/Violation Review Committee.

What do you feel you can contribute to the community as a Board of Director? I would come in knowing it is the Board’s responsibility to insure the continued care and maintenance of the general grounds and public facilities. A responsibility to see that the General Manager has the required funds for his duties while maintaining a fiduciary responsibility to the Brookridge membership.

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Nominating Committee for Consideration

Name: Kenneth E. Sajdak

Address: 8151 Fortune Hunter Drive

Address: 8241 Weatherford Ave UBL # 228048

Date: 12/5/16

UBL # 476002

Year Round Member?

Yes

X

No ___

Average Number of weeks you plan to be away from Brookridge each year? 1

Educational background: Associates Degree (Business Administration) Bryant & Stratton – Buffalo NY 5/10/77 – 7/6/79; Erie Community College, Dept of Defense Contracting 101 & 102 Any special training: Computer Training – Windows Word/Excel/Works/Microsoft Project

Special interests: Outdoor Sports – Fishing, Golf, VFW Member

What do you feel you can contribute to the community as a Board of Director? I contribute sound leadership and managerial skills BCPO Director from 2012 – 2013 & 2015 – 2016 Secretary BCPO Finance & A/VRC Committee member 26 years Air Force Reserve 4 years Active Air Force 24 years as Federal Employee (QA) QA Specialist – Military & NASA Coordinated Defense Contracts 7 year Steelworker’s Steward


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Date: 12/12/2016 To:

Nominating Committee for Consideration

Name: Linda Smith

Address: 14763 Brookridge Blvd UBL # 112019

Year Round Member?

Yes

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Average Number of weeks you plan to be away from Brookridge each year? 2 Educational background: High School Diploma Trade School Training – IBM Key Punch & Comptometer

Any special training: On Board of Directors of DuPont Federal Credit Union Worked for DuPont in office for 30 years Worked as Assistant Store Manager for Retail GAP, Banana Republic & Eddie Bauer

Special interests: Community Minded Enjoy working where needed & meeting people Enjoy doing Oil Painting & Spending time with Family & Friends What do you feel you can contribute to the community as a Board of Director? Current Member of A/VRC Committee Want to be involved in helping to make our community one to be proud of and helping my neighbors to meet their individual needs


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MINUTES

BROOKRIDGE COMMUNITY PROPERTY OWNERS, INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ WORKSHOP MINUTES OF TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6TH, 2016

Call to Order:

9:03 a.m.

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

Proof of Quorum:

Also Present:

Video/Audio

Taping Notice:

Approval of Minutes:

The agenda was posted at the club house and administration office on 12/02/16. PROOF OF NOTICE ESTABLISHED.

Present: President Metcalf, 1st Vice President Starr, 2nd Vice President Miller, Treasurer Basteri, Secretary Sajdak, Director Stratton & Director Ross General Manager, Ray Geroux; Security Captain, Greg Shubert; 22 member names were on the sign-in sheet. Meeting was Broadcast on CCTV Channel 95 Member(s) video/audio taping meeting: 0 Member(s) audio taping (no video) meeting: 1

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MOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY BASTERI, TO APPROVE THE RESIDENTS AND GUESTS ATTENDANCE ON WEDNESDAY’S FROM 1:00 P.M. TO 4:00 P.M. (AS AMENDED) MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

General Manager Report: Attached Member comments: Marge Roloff # 4 (Cost of voting), Isabell Raad # 1 (Voting) & Gail Metcalf # 6 ( Unfinished Business: None New Business:

a. Approval of Members for Ad-Hoc Committee MOTION BY STRATTON, SECONDED BY ROSS, TO DESIGNATE MEMBERS, GARY OWENS, ED BAINES, JESSE SAWYER AND ALLEN SHAPIRO TO THE “AD-HOC COMMITTEE FOR VENDOR RULES AND REGULATIONS”, FOR THE PURPOSE OF RESEARCHING AND PRESENTING TO THE BOARD ENFORCEABLE VENDOR RULES. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. MOTION BY STRATTON, SECONDED BY BASTERI, THAT THE BOARD MAY DESIGNATE A BOARD MEMBER TO SERVE AS AN ALTERNATE TO THIS COMMITTEE. MOTION FAILED UNANIMOUSLY.

b. Leasing/New Owner MOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY MILLER, TO DELETE THE WORDS, “WITH THE INTENT OF” FROM RULES & REGULATIONS, ARTICLE I, SECTION 15. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. c. Review of ACC Decision re: Don Ralston MOTION BY ROSS, SECONDED BY SAJDAK, TO POSTPONE TO A FUTURE DATE UNTIL THE INVESTIGATION IS OVER. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

a. The Minutes of the Board of Directors’ Workshop of Report of Directors: 11/01/16 APPROVED AS WRITTEN President Metcalf – Meet the Candidates Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, January 18th, 2017, directly following Correspondence: Secretary Sajdak read the following correour Board Meeting. All BOD & Unit Rep resumes must be in spondences: by December 12th, 2016. The Nominating Committee will be presenting the Nominees to the Board at the December 21st, a. A letter dated 11/28/16 from Dave Lucka, Tennis Club 2016 Board Meeting at 7:00 p.m. We will then announce the President, re: Tennis Courts Candidates and picking them to be placed on the ballot. Don’t NO MOTION forget to check out the beautiful Christmas lights out front. Beautification Committee is also taking donations to help with b. A letter dated 11/29/16 from Lou Cherwak, Bocce Club purchasing decorations, Poinsettias and extra lights. If everyPresident, re: Rebuilt Bocce Courts one could donate a little bit, it would be very helpful. Also, the NO MOTION Memorial Trees can be purchased for $150 and you can have a preference of where you would like them planted on c. A letter dated 11/29/16 from Allan Blair, re: Dealers Brookridge Blvd. Administration has the forms for members to Choice Poker Club Formation fill out if interested. MOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY BASTERI, TO APPROVE THE FORMATION OF THE DEALERS CHOICE Treasurer Basteri – On Sunday, December 18th, 2016, the POKER CLUB. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. Music-Aires is presenting their Christmas Concert, “Christmas is Love”, at 3:00 p.m. It’s a free-will donation. We would like to


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see many people there as Vince is setting up 196 chairs and we hope to add to that. We all have a great time and encourage everyone to attend the beautiful concert. Ron Ross and I, Rosemary Basteri and husband, Steve Basteri will be singing. You will see what we have been practicing for months. Secretary Sajdak – Check out the Clubhouse Christmas decorations. Vince and his crew did a fantastic job.

Director Ross – Unit Reps are out visiting new residents. We have had great reports back from the visits. If you are interested, or someone you know that may be interested in being a Unit Rep, please stop by the office to pick up the information.

Member Comments: (no motions or consensus will be considered) Rich Stratton #3 (Paramedics will be called if you get hurt on the property) MOTION BY SAJDAK SECONDED BY STARR, TO ADJOURN. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. Adjourned at 9:37 AM

Transcribed by Dorene Steinmetz, BCPO Exe/Rec Secretary

SUBMITTED BY: KEN SAJDAK, BCPO BOARD SECRETARY {Minutes subject to BCPO Board approval on December 21ST, 2016}

MINUTES

BROOKRIDGE COMMUNITY PROPERTY OWNERS, INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETING MINUTES OF WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2016

Call to Order:

7:00 p.m.

Proof of Notice:

The agenda was posted at the Clubhouse, Administration office bulletin boards, TV channel and Website on 12/16/16. PROOF OF NOTICE ESTABLISHED.

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

Proof of Quorum:

Also Present: Video/Audio

President Metcalf, 1st Vice President Starr, 2nd Vice President Miller, Treasurer Basteri, Secretary Sajdak & Director Ross. PROOF OF QUORUM ESTABLISHED. General Manager, Ray Geroux & Security Captain, Greg Shubert 31 member names were on the sign-in sheet. Meeting was Broadcast on CCTV Channel 95

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Taping Notice: Approval of Minutes:

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

a. Approval of the Minutes of the Board of Directors’ Meeting on 11/16/16. STANDS APPROVED AS WRITTEN WITH CORRECTION. Correspondence: None

Treasurer’s Report: Attached

General Manager Report: Attached Security Crime Report: Attached

Unfinished Business: a. ACC Appointment MOTION BY ROSS, SECONDED BY SAJDAK, TO APPOINT BRUCE CHRISTIE AS A MEMBER OF THE ACC COMMITTEE. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. New Business: a. Board of Director Resignation MOTION BY METCALF, SECONDED BY MILLER, TO ACCEPT THE RESIGNATION OF DIRECTOR, VAL STRATTON. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

b. Unit Rep Resignation MOTION BY ROSS, SECONDED BY MILLER, TO ACCEPT THE RESIGNATION OF UNIT REPRESENTATIVE LYLA HARVEY. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

c. Proposed Deed Restriction Amendment – Limitation of Ownership MOTION BY METCALF, SECONDED BY ROSS, TO INCLUDE THE ATTACHED LIMITATION OF OWNERSHIP AMENDMENT IN THE 2017 ANNUAL VOTE BY THE BROOKRIDGE MEMBERSHIP. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

d. Report of Nominating Committee for the BCPO Board of Director Nominee and Ballot Placement: A random drawing was held to determine the placement of names on the ballot. Ballots will be sent out in the Annual Mailing 30 days prior to the Annual Meeting. The two candidates receiving the highest number of votes will receive a three-year term (2020), the next candidate receiving the next highest number of votes will receive a two year term (2019) and the next candidate will receive a one-year term (2018). If candidates receive the same number of votes, a random drawing shall be conducted to determine the terms to be served. All candidates will be invited to participate in Meet the Candidate’s Night on Wednesday, January 18, 2016, directly following the Board of Director’s meeting. The random drawing placement is as follows: 1. Kenneth Sajdak 2. Linda Smith 3. Rosemary Basteri 4. Leo Benoit 5. Don Lowry

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will take the oath of office at the March 15, 2017 Annual Meeting. Upon election to the board, Don Lowry will withdraw as Unit Representative.

MOTION BY ROSS, SECONDED BY SAJDAK, TO ACCEPT THE NOMINATION COMMITTEES REPORT OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTOR CANDIDATES FOR THE 2017 ELECTION. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. e. Meet the Candidates Approval MOTION BY METCALF, SECONDED BY STARR, TO APPROVE “MEET THE CANDIDATES” ON JANUARY 18TH, 2017 DIRECTLY FOLLOWING THE BOARD MEETING. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. f. 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 ROSS, THAT IN ACCORDANCE WITH FLORIDA STATUTE 720.305 THESE ACCOUNT NUMBER(S) 337013 & 339006 ARE PAST DUE MORE THAN 90 DAYS. SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES WILL BE IMPOSED ON 12/22/16 UNTIL THE ACCOUNTS ARE MADE CURRENT. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. g. A/VRC Case# 4498 (15060 Rialto Ave) Unregistered Occupant: MOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY MILLER, THAT CASE# 4498 IS CLOSED. NO FINES, SUSPENSION OR 12MONTH PROBATION. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

h. A/VRC Case# 4468 (15372 Brookridge Blvd) Vehicle parked on lawn, right side of driveway: MOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY STARR, TO ACCEPT THE A/VRC RECOMMENDATION FOR CASE# 4468 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.

i. A/VRC Case# 4333 (9266 Scepter Ave) Dead tree, broken branches on shrubs & branches piled in yard: MOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY STARR, TO ACCEPT THE A/VRC RECOMMENDATION FOR CASE# 4333 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. THE FINE AND/OR SUSPENSION OF PREVILEGES IMPOSED WILL CONTINUE UNTIL COMPLIANCE IS MET. IT IS THE VIOLATORS RESPONSIBILITY TO NOTIFY THE CODE ENFORECEMENT OFFICER IF COMPLIANCE IS MET. UPON VERIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE, ANY FINES OR SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES (AFTER THE INITIAL SUSPENSION IS SERVED) WILL CEASE

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j. A/VRC Case# 4421 (14270 Midfield St) Fascia trim came off house: MOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY MILLER, TO ACCEPT THE A/VRC RECOMMENDATION FOR CASE# 4421 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.

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k. A/VRC Case# 4364 & 4365 (14912 Rialto Ave) Two unregistered residents & No Lease on file for renters: MOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY STARR, TO ACCEPT THE A/VRC RECOMMENDATION FOR CASE# 4364 & 4365 THAT A FINE OF $100 PER DAY AND 60 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 WIL BE IMPOSED INMEDIATELY UNTIL COMPLIANCE IS MET IN ACCORDANCE WITH BCPO RULES & REGULATIONS, ARTICLE XII, SECTION 3 & 6. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. l. A/VRC Case# 4477 (9186 Salisbury Drive) Harassing & threatening language toward Lt. Lukeivic: MOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY BASTERI, TO ACCEPT THE A/VRC RECOMMENDATION FOR CASE# 4477 THAT A FINE OF $100 PER OCCURANCE 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.


Brookridge • February 2017 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.

m. A/VRC Case# 4485 (14899 Rialto Ave) Clutter at carport, driveway & porch & Case# 4461 (14317 Brookridge Blvd) Vehicle parked on street overnight: MOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY MILLER, TO ACCEPT THE A/VRC RECOMMENDATION FOR CASE# 4485 & 4461 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. 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 INMEDIATELY UNTIL COMPLIANCE IS MET IN ACCORDANCE WITH BCPO RULES & REGULATIONS, ARTICLE XII, SECTION 3 & 6. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

n. A/VRC Case# 4362 (14421 Diablo Drive) Sections of gutter missing & damaged skirting, tarp on roof: MOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY MILLER, TO ACCEPT THE A/VRC RECOMMENDATION FOR CASE# 4362 THAT THE VIOLATOR HAS UNTIL 02/28/17 TO COME INTO COMPLIANCE. IF COMPLIANCE IS NOT MET BY 02/28/17, A FINE OF $25 PER DAY AND 14 DAY SUSPENSION OF PRIVILEGES WILL 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 UPON COMPLIANCE. 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.

o. A/VRC Case# 4448 (9189 Salisbury Drive) Speeding: MOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY ROSS, TO ACCEPT THE A/VRC RECOMMENDATION FOR CASE# 4448 THAT A FINE OF $50 PER OCCURANCE AND 30 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 COMPLI-

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ANCE IS MET IN ACCORDANCE WITH BCPO RULES & REGULATIONS, ARTICLE XII, SECTION 3 & 6. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. p. A/VRC Case# 4428 (9587 Scepter Ave) Speeding, Case# 4452 (7296 Fitzpatrick Ave) Speeding, Case# 4470 (8450 Central Ave) Speeding, Case# 4471 (14373 Diablo Dr) Speeding, Case# 4451 (8166 Modena Ave) Speeding, Case# 4450 (14433 Rialto Ave) Speeding, Case# 4479 (8111 Dalavan Dr) Speeding, Case# 4426 (14472 Diablo Dr) Speeding & Case# 4472 (9181 Admiral St) Speeding: MOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY MILLER, TO ACCEPT THE A/VRC RECOMMENDATION FOR CASE# 4428, 4452, 4470, 4471, 4451, 4450, 4479, 4426 & 4472 THAT A FINE OF $25 PER OCCURANCE AND 14 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. q. A/VRC Case# 4519 (7482 Dinsmore St) Vehicle parked on grass, Case# 4410 (15707 Brookridge Blvd) Vehicle in driveway with commercial signs, Case# 4423 (9306 Salisbury Dr) Repeat Violation: Parking off driveway in yard, Case# 4400 (14426 Dehaven Ave) Vehicle parked on grass at side of driveway & Case# 4437 (16180 Brookridge Blvd) Multiple: Parking on lawn & street overnight: MOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY MILLER, TO ACCEPT THE A/VRC RECOMMENDATION FOR CASE# 4519, 4410, 4423, 4400 & 4437 THAT A FINE OF $25 PER OCCURANCE AND 14 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.

r. A/VRC Case# 4491 (7150 Fitzpatrick) Expired FL tag on vehicle: MOTION BY SAJDAK, SECONDED BY ROSS, TO ACCEPT THE A/VRC RECOMMENDATION FOR CASE# 4491 THAT THE VIOLATOR HAS COMPLIED. THE $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.

Report of Directors – Committee Reports/Projects (no motions or consensus will be considered)

Secretary Sajdak – RV Compound Annual Meeting is January 11th, 2017.


Brookridge • February 2017 President Metcalf – Reintroduced all Unit Reps. Beautification Committee to announce house lighting winners. Sent out a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to all members. Treasurer Basteri – 119 people attended the Music-Aires Christmas Concert and we had a generous $250 donation. Spring Concert will be announced. Member Comments (no motions or consensus will be considered) None MOTION BY ROSS, SECONDED BY MILLER, TO ADJOURN. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. Meeting adjourned at 7:57 p.m.

Transcribed by D. Steinmetz, BCPO Executive/Recording Secretary SUBMITTED BY: BCPO BOARD SECRETARY KENNETH SAJDAK [Minutes subject to approval at the 1/18/17 meeting]

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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

Brookridge • February 2017

In the photo above, the Corona can be seen glowing around the edge of the sun. The “hole” is the dark area at the top and the thin Corona can be seen along the top edge. The earth’s magnetic poles attract these particles. You may have noticed TV or radio interference since one such spray was recently aimed directly at the earth. These sprays also create the Northern Lights and have been known to cause power outages in electrical grids.

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.

Northern Lights from Space

Here are the answers to the puzzler: By Philip Rastocny

PUZZLER: To scale, if our sun was the size of a basketball, how big would each of the planets be and how far from this basketball would they be? Answers later. Our sun has a blazing atmosphere called the Corona like the air that surrounds earth. When the Corona thins and gets a “hole” in it, the sun sprays streams of charged particles into space just like water spraying from your garden hose. Presently the sun’s Corona is about as thin as it gets and huge sprays of particles are streaming everywhere.

To learn more about fun astronomy stuff, come to our next club meeting or join us at our observing session at the west end of Midmoor Blvd. All are welcome and you do not have to own a telescope or binocular to attend. Just bring your interest, questions, enthusiasm, and smiles. Until next month, keep looking up!

Upcoming Astronomical Events

• February 16—6:22PM Observing Session, west end of Midmoor Blvd. • February 20—7:00PM Club Meeting, Brookridge Club House, room D For more information about our club, call David Bahr at 352610-0464.

For more information about our club, call Philip Rastocny at 352-398-0119.

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All Stars Ent.

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By Ed Baines

By Judy Howard

The Beautification Committee is proud to host an Honorary Wall Recognition Ceremony to be held Wednesday, March Crafty Stitchers hopes that all that attended the Snowball Tea 1st, at 1 P.M. in the south hall of the Clubhouse. New place on the 31st of January had a great time. Next month, the winners of the door prize, raffle and basket will be posted. holders on the wall to be recognized are:

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 as well as making items for the craft fair. We are always looking for new ideas for craft items. Do you have a craft that you We invite all Brookridge residents to come to the ceremony would be willing to show us how to make it? How about comto recognize these individuals who have given so much to ing to talk to us on any Tuesday morning from 9 to 11 and you can check out our supply room for items that can be used. our community. Dave Chaney Carol Balistreri Ernie Patterson

Karen Keaton Bob Parenteau Thomas Malden

Beautification Luncheon will be on March 5th from 11:00 AM We would like to thank everyone who donates items to our to 4:00 PM. Along with lunch we will have: Card Playing, group. We try to find a use for everything. If you have items to donate, bring them to the clubhouse on Tuesday mornings or Chinese Auction, Raffle Prizes, Beverages and Dessert. call our President to arrange a convenient time. 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. January started us off with a bang. Now we move into February with love in our hearts as Valentine’s Day reminds us how much we need to care for others. Come join us to learn how you can be a part of the team that can save your loved one in an emergency situation whether it be heart or other accident or disaster. Each month we get together on the first Wednesday of the month at 10 AM for updates of CERT. If you would like to learn some personal first aid, please come out to sign up for training that could save a life. Classes are also scheduled for March thru October if you were not able to attend classes in January.

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 able? February 1, 2017 is our next meeting, please come out to support CERT. As always if you have an emergency call 911! Thank you.

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By William Hartman

Remember God’s love for you every day including Valentine’s Day. How about joining this year’s Wednesday evening Bible study! This could be the last year and last chance to see what God has in store for this world. Meetings begin at 6PM in the clubhouse room C.

This month we should be working in Thessalonians. Linda and Bill Hartman co-chair the study, assisted by Dan Krotje. Our study consists of reading 1 chapter in the Bible, commentary of the chapter, and discussions which include answering your questions. This is a non-denominational study taken from God’s Word. You may contact Bill or Linda at (352) 293-4647, Or E-mail us: WWHarLin@aol.com

A Bible love story: can you relate? Genesis 24:42-48 (KJV) And I came this day unto the well, and said, O Lord God of my master Abraham, if now thou do prosper my way which I go: (43) Behold, I stand by the well of water; and it shall come to pass, that when the virgin cometh forth to draw water, and I say to her, Give me, I pray thee, a little water of thy pitcher to drink; (44) And she say to me, Both drink thou, and I will also draw for thy camels: let the same be the woman whom the Lord hath appointed out for my master's son. (45) And before I had done speaking in mine heart, behold, Rebekah came forth with her pitcher on her shoulder; and she went down unto the well, and drew water: and I said unto her, Let me drink, I pray thee. (46) And she made haste, and let down her pitcher from her shoulder, and said, Drink, and I will give thy camels drink also: so I drank, and she made the camels drink also. (47) And I asked her, and said, Whose daughter art thou? And she said, The daughter of Bethuel, Nahor's son, whom Milcah bare unto him: and I put the earring upon her face, and the bracelets upon her hands. (48) And I bowed down my head, and worshipped the Lord, and blessed the Lord God of my master Abraham, which had led me in the right way to take my master's brother's daughter unto his son.

By Carole Levesque

Now that the busy holiday season is over, it’s time to get back to normal. Believe me it’s not easy. So grab your gear and come up to the Club House Main Hall and join us for an E-Z Does It session. Class starts at 8:30 am and tends to run to 9:30 am. As I’ve said before, we start with low-impact aerobics, stretch & tone, weights, either mats or chairs and a circle for balance. Weights and mats are available for your use during the sessions. Your first session is free! After that it’s fifty cents. The entire session is worth a try and a lot of fun. Our office complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. ATENCIÓN: si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Llame al 1-352-600-4803 (TTY: 1-352-600-4803). ATANSYON: Si w pale Kreyòl Ayisyen, gen sèvis èd pou lang ki disponib gratis pou ou. Rele 1-352-600-4803 (TTY: 1-352-600-4803).

We’re just so pleased that our leader Karen Keaton’s name will be added to the honorary wall on March 1st!!!!!!!!. Try to be there at 1:00 pm.


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By Kat Durham

Do you have Moles, squirrels, rabbits and other wildlife pests? Seems like Brookridge is bothered by many rude guests who make their homes here with us. Our February 13th meeting may be of interest to you.

Our speaker will be Gina Philhauer of the Chinsegut Conversation Center of Brooksville. She will be helping us out with wildlife problems. The meeting is at 1pm at our clubhouse. Our meetings are always the 2nd Monday of the month at 1 pm, through May. New members and guests are always welcome. We have our speaker first, followed by a short business meeting. Great refreshments and pleasant socializing with lots of new ideas!

We hope to see you there ! If you have any questions or suggestions, please call Maryann Blatt at 352-596-9562 or Kat Durham at 352-596-5430. Please join us for an enjoyable and informative afternoon

By Norma Rankin

Our next Social will be Saturday, February 11, 2017, 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 by 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*

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By Karen Doulin

New members are always welcome to this sewing for charity club. Workshops are every Thursday in room D at the clubhouse from 9 am until 11 a.m., business meetings every second Thursday. There are lots of jobs, not just sewing. We have all supplies; just bring your desire. Thank you Brookridge for such donations of gently used, colored or patterned sheets, good used blankets, good used or new twin sheet sets and toiletries you pick up at motels. Greatly needed is new cotton left over fabric pieces with kid friendly prints for our Linus Project quilts.

Our once a year, fabulous all you can eat pancake & sausage breakfast, served with coffee, tea and juice is on Sunday February 12 in the clubhouse from 7:30 am until 11:30 am. There will be crafts and a beautiful queen size quilt raffle. Florence Maylin and her daughter hand made this quilt and you could win it. The breakfast costs $5 donation and this fundraiser pays for all the quilt batting, fabric and supplies that are used to make or buy items given to our charities. The following are deliveries made to them by our members:

Linus Project: 56 quilts. We give Linus between 50 and 100 blankets every 3 months and the Tampa Bay’s volunteers produced about 33,000 this year.

since has kept contact with Man. Adam sinned: "By one man sin entered the world and death by sin, and so death passed upon all men, in that all have sinned," Romans 5:12 In Rom. 5:18, "But while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us." He rose again the 3 rd day and gives eternal life to those who accept Him as Personal Saviour.

We meet Sunday mornings, 9 AM, Room D in Clubhouse - for non-denominational service, sing the old hymns, have Prayer, and have a Bible message. All are welcome. Info: Pastor Ken 352-515-6509

By Sharon Baines

This club is for beginner and intermediate acrylic decorative painters. We meet in the club house in Room E the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 10 am to 2 pm from January to March. The 2017 classes will be held on February 22, March 8 and 22. NO CLASS held on Feb 8. The cost of the class instruction fee of $5 is charged to cover the cost of supplies provided. Bring your own brushes and surface to paint on if not offered by the instructor, prepped and ready to paint. Seating is limited so please contact Sharon Baines at 717-818-4728 to reserve your seat for EVERY class. PLEASE DO NOT wear perfume to class due to respiratory problems with instructor.

Hospice: 8 gowns. Tangerine Cove ALF: a box of socks and toiletries, gift cards and 30 bibs. Youth Center: movie tickets, socks, games and gift cards. New Generations Pregnancy Crisis Center: Diapers, bottles, formula, sleepers and towels. Happy New Year to all and I hope to see you at the breakfast

By Pastor Ken Weidman

TV lately has programs concerning God. The Bible is the best place to find Who He is, and what He does.Genesis 1:1 says "In the beginning" (Before Time) "God" (Existed) "created" ( out of nothing) the heaven and the earth." (The Space, Matter, Time continuum ) "God" here is Elohim, an Hebrew Plural Noun. meaning Strong, Faithful Covenant-keeping Deity with IM plural ending; indicating more than One Person in the God ,There are Three, Father, Son & Holy Ghost. Matthew 28:19

They confer within in the Plural in Gen 1:26, "Let US make man in OUR image -" But they Act as One in vs 27, "God created man in HIS own image" - (Singular) God is a Triune, 3 part Being; and we are also a 3-partbeing with Body, Soul & spirit. The Bible tells us of Him as Jehovah (LORD, in caps) An Hebrew Verb that means "to be." The LORD God (Jehovah Elohim) formed Man in vs 7; a Woman, vs 9, and

By Doris Rossi

February is here already with the season of winter. "Have a Happy Valentine's Day. We offer three different classes, to enjoy! It's great for your memory and provides great mental and physical workout. Please join us for a invigorating time line dancing! Whether you live in Brookridge or not, everyone is welcome. Our teacher, Marilyn is our wonderful instructor as she is patient and helpful when she shows you the dance steps and routine. Our Club house is very comfortable. Hours and prices are: Tuesday is a Low intermediate Class, 11:00AM-1:00PM @ $6.00, Thursday is a beginner Class 9:00- 10:00AM @$3.00 and a high Beginner/Improver Class, 10:15-11:15 @$3.00 Many of our students enjoy attending the Good Times Line Dance Social, If you would like to know more about the "Good Times Line Dance Social" call Norma Rankin at 352397-6088.


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By Tom Di Gregorio

Five years ago Rocky Miles and Howard Keller decided that Brookridge needed a Men’s Club. If you know Rocky you can imagine what happen next. Rocky got on the phone that night and the next day had enough men to start the “Men’s Association”. Rocky and Howard saw an opportunity to help the Woman’s Club who were working very hard and thought they could help by joining forces and work together. The result was the Thanksgiving Dinner that the two clubs put together, ask anyone you know how that turned out. It was a big success.

Over the next four years the Men’s Club had many events and most have been a success, but all have been a pleasure to organize and execute for our community members. This year will be no different. 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 our meetings. We meet the last Wednesday of every month at 3:00 PM in room E of the clubhouse, we will see you there.

By Rosanne Solomon

We've had some good turnouts at the shuffleboard courts. Thanks to Vince and the crew for all the work done over the summer. We have resurfaced courts, new benches, fresh paint and new pucks.

We play on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday starting at 2 pm, Come early so we can get set-up. We still play for a nickel each game. Anybody interested in playing are welcome to join us. It's a fun and easy game to play.

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By Chris Robart

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.

By Carolyn McGuire

It’s Valentine’s Day already! Ask your valentine for jewelry, gift certificates, smart phone, movies, anything but chocolates.

Come to our program see if we can help you with a weight problem. We all need some help, we need each other for support. Men & women are welcome every Monday morning at NINE am. It only costs $5.00 for ten weeks and after that it’s fifty cents a week until you meet your goal. Hope to see you Monday morning at NINE!


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By Rosemary Basteri

Our next dance is Saturday, February 4, 2017, honoring our Sweethearts, with, Retro Express playing for our dancing pleasure. Manner of dress is whatever you’re comfortable with, but red, is always nice for this occasion celebrating cupid’s day!!! Spread The Wealth tickets are available at the table where you come in, until about 7:45 PM. At the first break, we’ll have a “go around,” for any last minute or late arrivals! Drawing will be at the next break, at about 9:30.

We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to our friends and neighbors who attend our Christmas concert, "Christmas Is Love". Your support and donations are greatly appreciated. By all accounts you really enjoyed our performance so if all goes according to plan, we will do it again next December.

Members: Please, Please, Please! If, for whatever reason, you cannot make it to a dance, we would really appreciate you making a call to Dot, to cancel. We are just about a ‘sold out’ house, and if you can’t make it, someone else would love to get your seat. All it takes is a quick phone call; Dot will handle it all by phone. I know when illness comes along or unexpected company arrives, etc., it’s easy to forget, but this is a reminder to please please try to put that on your list of “to do’s” when you have a problem come up and can’t attend. By the way, we did have empty seats New Years Eve and we had a waiting list, and that was a shame. We cannot give seats to anyone until the one that paid for them lets us know they will NOT be there. So, again, make that call; put Dot’s phone number on your frig. and make that call when necessary. Thank you early for being a good neighbor! 597-0723 for Dot.

The concert will be held on Sunday, March 26th at 4 PM, This event is open to all. We will do Share the Wealth and refreshments will be served after the concert. A Free-Will donation would be greatly appreciated.

Question : Do you like Broadway Show Tunes? If you are like many of us, I'm sure the answer is YES! The Musicaires will present our Spring Concert- A tribute to Rodgers and Note: We will have coffee and ice available all evening until Hammerstein-think South Pacific, The Sound of Music, 10:00, for your convenience. You may bring any other drinks Oklahoma, Carousel, Showboat, The King and I , Fiddler on the Roof, My Fair Lady. & snacks you’d like as well!

We are forming a MusicAires Auxiliary-volunteers who would help with the non-singing duties-programs, refreshments, etc. If you have time and would like to participate. For information please call: Sandy (352) 556-3428 or Rosemary (352)200-5697.

Good News: Next season (2017-2018) our dances will be By Jackie Bolt from 7:00-10:00 PM! The NEW Season begins March 4th, 2017. Yesss! Now that we are into the second month of 2017, things are really in full swing. Next month: Our Annual St. Patrick’s Day dance on Saturday, March 4th. Manner of dress is whatever you’re Our Friday Night Bingo has really picked up, some of our origicomfortable with, but green will probably be the predomi- nals as well as many new faces. nant color of dress! Right now, I don’t know the name of who will be playing, but it will be in next month’s publication We want to let you know that we will be participating in a Brookridge Expo on Feb 8th, 2017. It is being hosted by BCPO. for sure! We will have a table set up and all are welcomed to come on up While we are enjoying our family & friends over corned and see what we are all about. beef & cabbage, remember our men & women in uniform in your prayers. *God Bless America, the Greatest We are always looking for Volunteers to work the Floor, or the Tables, or in the Kitchen, and maybe some of you would like to Nation In The World* learn to be a Caller. It is a great way to meet and make new friends as well. Maybe you would like to come up and play the game. Either way, come on up and check us out.

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GOSPEL MUSIC By BOB & Shirley

Mark your calendar for Mon, February 20th (6:00 - 8:00pm), for a free event that will be uplifting and encouraging. You will enjoy the Gospel set to music, and there will be songs for you to sing along with. Our feature guest for February will be Daniel and Ellie Garcia. Come and join us for an evening filled with songs and music For more information contact Ben or Phoebe at 352-2934814.

By Rosemary Basteri

The Drama Club introduces the Brookridge Players in the production of "Metro 44 East (Bus Stop). This is not a play nor a variety show but a brand new concept combining the best of both thanks to the talents of Eileen Smith and Terry Walters. The premise is happenings at a city bus stop from morning till night presented in a series of vignettes. Granted, this is a change from past productions. We hope you, our friends, neighbors and guests will support us in this endeavor. Performances for "Metro 44 East" will be on Saturday, February 18th at 7:00 PM and Sunday, February 19th at 3:00 PM. Doors will open 30 minutes before. Tickets are $5.00 per person and will be on sale Thursday, February 2, 9 and 16th from 9:00- 11:00 AM in the South Hall. For information call: Denise Tofferi (352) 558-3916

By Richard Hutchins

Richard’s Variety Music Jam is a new jam session open to ALL musicians and singers and ALL genres of music. Our first jam will be Saturday, February 25th from 7 pm to 9 pm in the North Hall of the club house. There is no charge to attend this event, whether as a participant or as a spectator, so come on down and enjoy some good music and have some fun. Also, feel free to bring drinks and snacks. Oh, and don’t forget your dancing shoes!


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The Line Dance Club had their Annual Christmas Party Thursday, December 15th at the Clubhouse. There was open dancing from 9:00 to 11:00 AM, then a wonderful Pot Luck Lunch followed. There were 40 dancers attending. President Norma Rankin was pleased that so many attended. She also commented that we all need to exercise. Line dancing is great exercise and also makes a good deterrent for memory lose, as we get older, as well as having a lot of fun doing it! She encourages everyone to check the News & Views for lesson times and come and join this very enthusiastic group. Need more info? Call Norma (352) 397-6088.


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By Linda Rogers

We are looking forward to our February party on Wednesday 2/15, when we all in our “dress whites” and use wooden rackets. This year we will play at 8:00 in the morning then treat ourselves and our sweethearts and guests to lunch at the Buffet City restaurant at 11:30. We’ll try to get a headcount for reservations at our February meeting.

At our January meeting, we voted to save Wednesday March 15 this year for our St. Patrick’s Day Party at O’Guido’s at 11:30. And in April, we will have a farewell Pizza party in the Pavilion. That date will be set at our next meeting. Annual dues of $10 are now payable for 2017.

We also took some time to remember George Attwell. He was an avid tennis player with a great sense of humor. He passed away last fall and has been sorely missed. All of the Tennis Club members would like to recognize those who have volunteered to be officers in our club: David Lucka, President, Barbara James, Secretary, and Anne Edwards, Treasurer.

We are out there taking advantage of the great weather every morning from 8 till 10, except for Sundays. All skill levels are welcome.

By Bea Mitchell

For interested ladies, there are two invitational's posted in the annex room.....Timber Greens, New Port Ritchey and High Point, Brooksville. Check the bulletin board for sign-up deadlines, dates & costs.

Congratulations to Jan Griffiths for her hole-in-one on #8 and Marg Barlow for hers on #12. The next Executive Meeting will be held on Feb. 6th at 9am

By Linda Rogers

Remember that new club that was formed? We’ve been having a blast! We play Pickleball on the tennis courts every Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning from 10 to 12, and again on some afternoons and evenings. The president is Ron Butz. The Secretary is Barbara Durocher, 248252-5484.

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Ron Leaky will be in charge of the equipment. (All the equipment needed to play is available for free for anyone to use.) In his absence, Barb James will hold the equipment box. Arrangements have been made with the monitors of the Clubhouse for keys to the courts. At this time, there is a $1 donation when we play in order to build up a fund for new equipment as needed. Free lessons are available from Ron Leaky, 346-9487. He will teach beginners and also help those with some experience. All you have to do is show up!

The Club will meet on the courts to rule on any issues that may come up, including when to schedule afternoon and evening games. We now have our own portable nets and nicely painted lines for 2 courts. The avid players also spend some time on the courts over at High Point and on any of the 4 courts in Brooksville. They estimate over 100 courts in the Villages! Competition is everywhere! The reason for the success of this game in older communities is that it is easy on hips and knees with still enough physical components to keep the body sharp - and enough strategy to keep the mind sharp as well. There is a rumor that it may be under consideration as an Olympic sport!


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Boutique of Hope

Valentine’s Day is coming and we want to give cancer victims and survivors, who are in need, a very special LOVE gift. Let us make you look and feel better by providing you with FREE wigs, hats, turbans, scarves, and mastectomy bras to meet your special needs. The BOH is open Tues. and Wed. from 10 to 2, and is located in the Crescent Community Clinic on US 19 near Golden Corral, right next to Jerrico Road Thrift Shop. We will greet you with hugs, smiles and even a cup of tea. There is an URGENT need for volunteers to staff the Boutique, so please consider helping by calling Claire Blust at 352-428-4143

Singles Club Interest?

Call me Linda @ 352-596-3864

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Helping Hands Pancake Breakfast

All You Can Eat Pancake & Sausage Breakfast Sunday, February 12th Brookridge Clubhouse from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. $5 dollar donation, Outsiders welcome Crafts & Queen size Quilt raffle

Helping Hands sewing for charity is sponsor, serving Hospice, Veterans, Linus Project, Youth Center, Pregnancy Crisis Center & Tangerine Cove ALF. We appreciate your participation B E M INE G O ON

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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 line 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 you can arrange to pick one up from her. (352) 397-6088. ~Some Gave Some* Some Gave All~ *God Bless our Troops*

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