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BOD WORKSHOP

BOARD MEETING Wednesday, May 16th - 7 P.M.

Tuesday, May 1st - 9 A.M.

May 1 May 2 May 2 May 2 May 3 May 3 May 4 May 5 May 8 May 9 May 9 May 9 May 12 May 12 May 13

MAY 2018 SPECIAL EVENTS BOD Workshop Open to all Residents Brookridge Crimewatch CERT Richard’s Variety Music Jam Safety Committee Meeting Beautification Committee Meeting BCPO Bingo Also on the 11th, 18th, 25th Social Dance Unit Rep Meeting VRC Meeting RV Compound-Walk Through Blood Mobile-Clubhouse Room E AARP Safe Driving Class Good Times Line Dance Social Singles Mingle Also on the 27th

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May 14 May 16 May 17 May 19 May 21 May 28

ACC Meeting Also on the 28th BOD Meeting Open to all residents AVRC Meeting Dream Team Gospel Jubilee Memorial Day Ceremony

TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Board Of Directors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Minutes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-24 Clubs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25-34 Entertainment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36-42 Sports. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44-46 People . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 PSA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51


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

BROOKSVILLE, FLORIDA

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6620 Ridge Road (Ridge Road Center) Port Richey, Florida 34668

Brookridge Community Property Owners, Inc., 7300 Brookridge Central Blvd. • Brooksville, Florida 34613 (352) 596-0696 • FAX (352) 597-8174 Guardhouse 352-596-0697 • Clubhouse 352-596-1112 Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mon. thru Fri.

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 in 2018 will be 2:00 pm on January 11th, February 8th, March 8th , April 12th, May 10th, June 14th, July 12th, August 9th, September 13th, October 11th, November 8th, December 13th- 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 Editor at 5961112.

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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or or or or

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Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

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

FAXING FEES EFFECTIVE 03/2018 BCPO Fax Number (352) 597-8174 OUTGOING FAXES & INCOMING FAXES $1.00 Each Page

DISCLAIMER

Design Graphics Advertising Associates, Inc. is responsible for all advertising sales. No advertising of any kind will be inserted or attached to “News & Views” without contacting Design Graphics Advertising Associates, Inc. Brookridge Property Owners, Inc. (BCPO) and Design Graphics Advertising Associates, Inc. do not gaurantee or endorse the services advertised. Customers are urged to make their own inquiries of any company before consideration. Verify that a contractor is licensed at www.myfloridalicense.com BCPO Board of Directors

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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Brookridge residents who are leaving for several months may have copies of the “News & Views” mailed to them. If you are interested in this service, please fill out the form below and return it to:

BCPO Office at 7300 Brookridge Central Blvd., Brooksville, Florida 34613

The cost for this service is $4.00 per issue. $5.00 per issue outside of the U.S.A. Checks should be made payable to BCPO and accompany this form. To Be Sent To: Address:

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2018 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 May Tuesday, May 1 Wednesday, May 16

June Tuesday, June 5 Wednesday, June 20 July Tuesday, July 3 Wednesday, July, 18

August Tuesday, August 7 Wednesday, August 15

2018

September Tuesday, September 4 Wednesday, September 19 October Tuesday, October 2 Wednesday, October 17

November Tuesday, November 6 Wednesday, November 21 December Tuesday, December 4 Wednesday, December 19

Managers Report By Ray Geroux

The financial audit for 2017 has been completed. You may request a copy from the front desk in the administration building or by email to office@brookridge.com

The clubhouse bathroom remodeling project is in process and construction zones will be up in the north hall. Residents are not permitted in the construction area.

The new pedestrian gate and lock was installed and cards for pedestrians are available at the front office. Owners will receive the cards for free like auto barcodes but live-in residents and rental properties will need to pay the $20 fee. Lost cards will require a $20 replacement fee.

We have seven 8-foot tables left for sale at $20 each, first come and first served. We also are accepting any monetary donations toward the remodeling of the Front Sign. Make checks payable to Brookridge and put Front Sign in the memo field.

Snowbirds have a safe journey and we hope to see everyone back in the fall safe and sound.

President’s Desk

by Gail Metcalf Happy May to all our Residents! This is the weather many of us came to Florida for! It is so nice to see many trees and flowers returning after the wrath of Hurricane Irma. Many of us are taking advantage of our 33 miles of roads to walk our way to better health. The exercise room is getting more use also. The golf course is looking beautiful.

Congratulations to Ron Ross, Linda Smith, and Leo Benoit, who were elected to the Board of Directors; and, yes, I am your President for another year.

Thank you to the 1100+ residents who voted in this election. All three amendments were passed by 79-80% of those who voted. We understand that not everyone wants change; it is hard, but we are hoping that everyone will see the positive benefits for

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Many people came forward last year and voiced their desire to update the front sign to reflect Brookridge’s personality. An adhoc committee did the homework regarding the feasibility of the project with the County and to see if there was any interest with a renovation; which, surprisingly, there are many residents who agreed. A contractor has been working with the County Zoning Board and they clearly stated that the renovation can proceed forward as long as the sign was not completely torn down.

As announced at the Annual Membership meeting, the Board voted at our April 3rd meeting to set up a budget line for the renovation of the front Brookridge sign and now we can accept donations. Town meetings will be announced soon so that you will have the opportunity to gather information, ask questions and give your input. There was a healthy discussion at the April meeting regarding the process for the renovation of the Brookridge sign and we want to clarify a few facts.

We have $5000 in the Reserve fund for renovations. The sign does need an update; we will do some kind of renovation. At the Membership Meeting we stated, it will be up to you, our residents, to decide by donations, just what that renovation will look like. There was no mention of a formal vote.

We want you to be comfortable with the process. Town meetings will be set up so that we, as a community, will come to a collective understanding. We will encourage you to come to voice all concerns and questions together. We will post when the meetings will be held. We are looking forward to hearing from you in an informal, pleasant atmosphere.

By the way, someone leaving Friday Night Bingo, did not negotiate the turn on Country Club Blvd, took out 3 mailboxes and hit a home. Apparently, the driver was texting someone to tell them she was on her way home. Please remember, that road is 20-25 mph, and please do not text and drive.

I met a gentleman, recently, who told me there used to be articles in the News and Views about the history of Brookridge and some of our interesting residents. I would enjoy talking with anyone who can give us tidbits that we can put in the News and Views. If anyone is interested, please contact our secretary, Angela Gotbaum, and leave me a message to contact you. Have a wonderful, healthy month.


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Security Captains Report

Crime Watch

Spring time is here and this is the time when many people will fall prey to fraudulent contractors. These contractors try to convince the home owner to purchase repairs or services they may not need. Please do not accept any work form anyone without getting a 2nd opinion or estimate. Some things to be on the lookout for:

OUR MOTTO: LOCK IT OR LOSE IT

By Greg Schubert

- Someone claiming to offer free or cheep “Inspections” - You are not having any problems with your AC system; however they find it is not working properly and is in need of repairs. - They will not put everything they are telling you in writing. - They try to use high pressure tactics. - They try to discourage you from getting a 2nd opinion by stating the cheap price they are offering is only good while they are at your home. Once they leave they will not honor the price they are offering now. - They offer to come back when they are off duty to do the work at a much cheaper price. If you think you may have been contacted by one of these contractors or may have been a victim of this scam, please notify the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office at 754-6850.

RV Compound By Jim Snyder

We had our Semi-Annual Meeting on April 11, 2018 and there were three new light poles in the compound by that date. At the meeting, financial matters in 2017 were explained and all donations received were available from January 1 thru December 31, 2017.

We had $6,000.00 in the account due to a great amount of donations from January to March, 2018. I don’t have the cost of the poles and lights we installed. We have a good volunteer group to help with our walk-thru monthly.

Thanks to all whom help both financially and by volunteering to help improve the RV Compound. More information will be in the June News & Views.

PAVING NOTICE

Paving this year will begin on or about Monday, April 30th.

Please edge your grass to avoid overlay of asphalt on grass. If you head north for the summer please do this now. Our security dept. will help with traffic control and detour signs.

Brookridge or the vendor are not responsible for driveways that are damaged or stained if you or your guests drive over the asphalt and then on to your driveway.

Roads are usually safe to drive on after two hours of overlay but if you have custom painted driveways you assume all responsibility to determine when you can drive on it.

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By Betty Roberts

Please try to be pro active and keep your doors and sheds locked all the time. Unlocked cars are a target. Even if you run into the house for a short time and you leave your purse in the car that is a crime of opportunity. There are a lot of electronics in cars today and if yours is unlocked they will be gone. It only takes a few seconds to try car doors to see if it’s open. If you see a crime call the Sheriff’s Office. Be aware of your surroundings on your street. If you see a strange car or truck and you know the owners are not home, call the Sheriff’s Dept. 352-754-6830.

Crime Watch next meeting will be on May 2, 2018 in the clubhouse, Room D at 9:00 AM.

Heading North for the Summer?

Here are some tips to keep your bills down and your home safe while you are gone.

Prevent Damage • Shut off the main water valve when leaving and drain the pipes. To drain the pipes, open up a faucet until the water lines clear. • Remove any food from the house to stop pests. • Empty out your fridge and turn it off, or fill it with water bottles and other items to retain the cold and consume less energy. • Turn off ice maker by shutting off the water valve, • Place baking soda in the fridge to prevent odors. • Open all doors to the rooms and closets to allow air flow. • Update your emergency contacts info.

Save Money • Appliances that are shut off but still plugged in can still use electricity; unplug all appliances throughout the house. • Turn the water heater to “VACATION” or “PILOT”. • Set your A/C unit higher than normal to keep your utilities bill low, but still help prevent mold.

Deter Burglars • Sign up for an out of town watch program • Ask neighbors to park in your driveway occasionally to make the home look occupied. • Store valuables in a safe deposit box or hide all valuables. • Don’t leave a message on the machine saying you’re out of town. • Place a hold on mail and newspaper delivery.

MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY

On Monday, May 28, 2018, BCPO along with our dedicated volunteers will present our Memorial Day Ceremony honoring our fallen heroes

The outdoor portion of our ceremony will commence at 9:30 am at the portico by the flagpoles We will move indoors for the remainder of the program. At this time we will also be unveiling our new Wall of Honor

Music will be preformed by our own Music Aires A light lunch will be provided courtesy of the Brookridge Men’s Association


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BLOOD MOBILE

The Life South Blood Mobile will be at the Brookridge Clubhouse on May 9, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM in Room E.

Come out and give Blood and have a Hot Dog Lunch, furnished by Life South.

This will be an ongoing event for our community—it is our way of giving back to Brooksville.

Any questions, please call Patrona at the Clubhouse 352-5962502.

POOL HOURS

MONDAY-SATURDAY 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM Daylight Savings Time (Summer & Fall) 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM Standard Time (Winter & Spring)

SUNDAY 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM Daylight Savings Time 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM Standard Time

THANK YOU

Thank you Peggy Christie, Carole Levesque, Nina Miller, Karen Keaton, Alice Gilliland for processing the election envelopes for logging of the votes. This is another process performed by the great volunteers of Brookridge that has for many years helped keep overhead costs at a minimum.


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CLUBHOUSE PANCAKE BREAKFAST By Vince Pizzo

The 2018 Clubhouse Pancake Breakfast was a great success!!

Thanks to all who volunteered to cook, serve tables, worked the Silent Auction, Share the Wealth. A special Thanks to Helping Hands for the planning, shopping and work both before and during the morning.

The funds raised that day have been put to good use—Lights, electric outlets and ceiling fans have been installed in the pavilion and already being enjoyed by our residents.

The pavilion is open to all residents. If you wish to have a reserved private party, please make thos earrangements through the Clubhouse office.


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BROOKRIDGE COMMUNITY PROPERTY OWNERS, INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ WORKSHOP MINUTES OF TUESDAY, MARCH 6TH, 2018

Call to Order:

9:04 a.m.

Proof of Notice:

The agenda was posted at the Clubhouse, Administration office bulletin boards & TV Channel on 3/2/18. PROOF OF NOTICE ESTABLISHED.

Out of respect, please turn off all phones & remove hats Moment of silence & Pledge of Allegiance

Proof of Quorum:

Also Present:

Video/Audio

Taping Notice: Approval of Minutes:

President Metcalf, 1st Vice President Starr, 2nd Vice President Sajdak, Treasurer Basteri, Secretary Ross, Director Smith & Director Lowry. PROOF OF QUORUM ESTABLISHED General Manager, Ray Geroux, Recording Secretary, Angela Gotbaum & Security Captain, Greg Schubert 22 member names were on the sign-in sheet Meeting was Broadcast on CCTV Channel 95 & 732 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’ Workshop Meeting of 2/6/18. APPROVED AS WRITTEN

Correspondence: Typographical error identified in 2018 Ballot/Deed Restriction package: The words “and re-recorded in O.R. Book 3463, Page 650”, should not be there the actual paragraph should read Article III, Section 12 of the amended, Restated and Consolidated Restriction Agreement for Brookridge Community as recorded in O.R. Book 3452, Page 1634, Hernando County, Florida is deleted in its’ entirety. Section 30 should read Section 12. General Manager Report: Attached, President Metcalf mentions Edmonds Street home problems. Unfinished Business: None

New Business: a. Approval of Road Paving Project: Motion by Metcalf, Seconded by Sajdak to approve Azzarelli Paving for $252,094.25 on listed roads paving, AKCA Inc., for $12,681 thermo-striping, stop bars and reflectors, Hernando County $8,976.00 for 80 manhole risers #2 and repairs. Total $273,751.00 from Reserve Funding – Site Elements. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY b. Bathroom Remodeling: Motion by Sajdak, Seconded by Starr to approve up to $78,000 to remodel the men’s and ladies bathrooms in the North Hall from Reserve Account 9210-12


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Clubhouse Element. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOULSY

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

Director Smith – Beautification Committee help is still needed. The Beautification Fund Raiser is Sunday 3/11 at 11:00am – 4:00pm, prizes and gifts are included in the $10.00 ticket purchase. Tickets still available. Donations accepted at the office if can’t attend.

2nd Vice President Sajdak – Unit Representatives will do check in at Membership Meeting. Everyone who checks in will receive a “voting hand.” VRC still looking for Volunteers.

President Metcalf – Voting for new Board Members ends 3/19 at 4:00pm. There are currently 758 votes. Residents can come to office and complete another ballot if it was previously voided. Membership meeting is for MEMBERS ONLY.

Treasurer Basteri – Music Aires cancelled Spring Concert. Music Aires program will return. Secretary Ross – Unit Representatives are still needed.

Director Lowry – RV Group ran into some ambiguities with the rules. ACC Committee is reviewing documents as well, recommendations are forthcoming. Safety Committee says Benches outside Club House are in bad shape.

Member Comments: (no motions or consensus will be considered) Tom Woolington #1: this is my last opportunity to say “Thank You” to 1st Vice President Ray Starr, 40 years of outstanding integral service, also thank you to Ray’s wife Lou. Gail Metcalf #6: Ray is still part of the Team, a personal “Thank You” for being an asset to Brookridge and the Board, this is the last meeting with the present Board, Thank You to present Board for having faith, and enjoyed being President, Dickens Avenue, dog issues. Encouraged resident to attend County meeting regarding Cemex drilling/blasting. Leslie Hargett #4, Reminder EXPO is 3/7. Rosemary Basteri #4: Thank You Ray Starr for being an inspiration, guide and mentor. Ron Ross #6: Speed limits and stop signs, Be aware of Security, Vehicles include Golf Carts and non Golf Carts, Safety does not have a grey area. Marge Roloff #4: Regarding new house on Denmarsh Drive and Scepter, no one there for 2 months is an ACTION ITEM. Patrona #3, Bring eye glasses for Lions Club 3/7 Expo, 10:00 am. Ron Ross #6: new restaurant coming near Brookridge is “NOT” a bar; it’s a sit down restaurant.

MOTION BY STARR, SECONDED BY SAJDAK TO ADJOURN. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. Meeting Adjourned at Transcribed by Angela Gotbaum, BCPO Executive / Recording Secretary Submitted by: BCPO BOARD SECRETARY RON ROSS {Minutes subject to approval at the 4/03/18 meeting}


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Brookridge • May 2018 BROOKRIDGE COMMUNITY PROPERTY OWNERS, INC. ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING MINUTES WEDNESDAY MARCH 21, 2018

Call to Order:

Unit Representative Chairman, Peggy Christie called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm

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

Establish Quorum: According to Article X, Section 3 of the Bylaws approved April 18, 2007, the members present at an Annual or Special meeting shall constitute a quorum, regardless of the number present. General Manager Ray Geroux and 109 registered members 3 guests were present.

Election of Chairperson: MOTION BY GAIL METCALF, UNIT 6 TO ELECT GAIL METCALF AS CHAIRPERSON, MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY TO APPOINT GAIL METCALF AS CHAIRMAN. Proof of Notice of Meeting: On February 13, 2018, an Annual Package, including the Notice of the Annual Membership meeting, was mailed to every member who was on the Association’s roster of property owners as of that date. Proof of Notice Affidavit has been submitted to the Administration office. Approval of Agenda: Topics introduced that require all membership notice cannot be approved but can be discussed.

Approval of Minutes: Minutes of the 2017 Annual Meeting were approved at the 5/17/17 Board of Director’s meeting. Correspondence: None

Annual Report of Officers: Treasurer Basteri: Verbal recap of previous years’ expenses. (attached) President Metcalf: Verbal recap of previous years’ events. (attached) Unfinished Business: None

New Business: None

Election Results – Board of Directors and Induction: Election results were announced by Chairperson Gail Metcalf, BCPO President. Linda Smith – 895 votes (3-year term), Ron Ross – 803 votes (2-year term), Leo Benoit – 558 (1-year term)

A total of 1,128 Votes were cast A total of 44 Voids were submitted with no addresses on them to be recorded. Non Elected Candidate: 4th Raymond Welz (550 votes)

Swearing In of newly elected Board of Directors, was done by Gail Metcalf, Chairman Proposed Documents Amendment Results for 2018:

AMENDMENTS: *Item 1 Article XI Sec 3 & 4 – Violations and Enforcement 875 FAVORED, 219 AGAINST, AMENDMENT PASSED


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*Item 2 Article III Sec 12 – Single Family Age Restriction 891 FAVORED, 213 AGAINST, AMENDMENT PASSED *Item 3 Article XIV Bylaws Violation and Enforcement 873 FAVORED, 226 AGAINST, AMENDMENT PASSED

*Due to a previous miscount of votes the original vote count has been corrected today 3/29/2018

Member Comments: Rosemary Basteri, Unit #4, thank you to Election Committee, Gilles Lanctot, Unit #3, thank you to Board of Directors for all hard work, Nancy Cundall, Unit #4, thank you Ray and Lou Starr, Pam Ross, Unit #6, requested Cemex Mine update, Dyan Pasono, Unit #2, Is there anything Residents can do about Cemex?, Isabell Raad, Unit #1, why has keeping the existing Brookridge entrance sign not been brought to the Membership for vote, leave it as is, inquiry made to Members by Gail Metcalf, Chairman, off the record Membership Vote on replacing the old Brookridge Sign with a new one: Majority of Members FAVORED new sign, Roger Bedard, Unit #2, spruce up new Brookridge sign only to save money, don’t replace, Jacqueline Mccabe, Unit #6, thrilled she lives in Brookridge, thank you Gail Metcalf for backing everything the Members do, Terry McCown, Unit #1, what can be done about bad trash service, Lucille DeGuire, Unit #4, thinks there has been an improvement since speaking with the trash service District Mgr., Larry Hansen, Unit #6, announced to members please get word out about Cemex mining problem, Maynard Morrison, Unit #4, spoke with trash service Supervisor about recycling not being picked up, Sandra Deleo, Unit #4, received courtesy call about trash pickup from trash service, Rich Stratton, Unit #3, please put recycle items in recycle container and trash in trash container, trash service will not separate, Steve Pasono, Unit #2, thank you Board of Directors for concern, attention and dedication, Mary Astore, Unit #6, can we evict residents if they are not a home owner.

MOTION BY VINCE PIZZO, UNIT #3, SECONDED BY MARGE ROLOFF, UNIT #4, TO ADJOURN. MEMBERS HAD NO OBJECTIONS. MOTION CARRIED.

Adjournment: 8:16 p.m.

Transcribed by: Angela Gotbaum, Executive/Recording Secretary SUBMITTED BY: Linda Smith, BCPO Secretary

BROOKRIDGE COMMUNITY PROPERTY OWNERS, INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ LIMITED WORKSHOP MEETING MINUTES OF WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28, 2018

Call to Order:

President Gail Metcalf called the meeting to order at 8:35 a.m.

Turn off all phones & remove hats

Moment of silence & Pledge of Allegiance Proof of Notice:

This meeting notice was posted at the Administration, Clubhouse offices bulletin boards and emailed to the Board of Directors on March 19, 2018. PROOF OF NOTICE

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Also Present:

Video/Audio

Taping Notice:

Correspondence:

Present: President Metcalf, 1st Vice President Sajdak, 2nd Vice President Ross, Treasurer Basteri, Secretary Smith, Director Lowry, Director Benoit PROOF OF QUORUM ESTABLISHED General Manager Ray Geroux, Security Captain Greg Schubert and Executive/Recording Secretary Angela Gotbaum 7 member names were on the sign-in sheet

Member(s) video/audio taping meeting: 0 Member(s) audio taping meeting: 0 None

General Manager Report:

None

Topics: a. A/VRC Rules: Captain Greg Schubert and General Manager Ray Geroux defined responsibilities and gave clarification on the A/VRC processes, appeal steps. Fine and Suspension are charged together never separately. Gail Metcalf requested the BOD read their BOD Book on A/VRC SOP’s and the Rules & Regulations. b. Board of Directors’ Vision: Gail Metcalf, in what direction does the BOD go this year? What can the BOD do to have a better Community? Linda Smith, new Brookridge sign, will BOD take ownership of the project? Gail Metcalf, BOD to inform and influence the Community about attending Town Meetings. Leo Benoit, regarding the Clubhouse addition, BOD to discuss with the Community and the discussion of the project remains active. Rosemary Basteri, what can the BOD do to reduce the number of Liens in the Community? c. Liaisons: Gail Metcalf gave definition of Liaison according to the BCPO Rules & Regulations and recommended each Committee Liaison have the SOP with them at all times, SOP for A/VRC Committee is being rewritten, suggested to BOD the Golf Association needs a Liaison so BCPO can help them. Nominating Committee does not have a Liaison. Gail Metcalf, requests date for Expo in January, 2019. BCPO appoints a Committee for Memorial and Veterans, to be announced, will be formed by August, 2018. Suggestions are accepted. Member Comments: None (No motions or consensus will be considered)

MOTION BY LINDA SMITH, SECRETARY, SECONDED BY DON LOWRY, TO ADJOURN. MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY. Adjourned at 10:29 a.m.

Transcribed by: Angela Gotbaum, BCPO Executive/Recording Secretary SUBMITTED BY: LINDA SMITH, BCPO BOARD SECRETARY


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Clubs of Brookridge By Ray Geroux, GM

Share your good deeds. I encourage all clubs to notify Jean Hamilton 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 Jhamilton@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.

By Ed Baines

By now Brookridge is a very quiet place as many of you have gone North for the Summer. I hope your journey was safe and you have an enjoyable time till this Fall.

We have lined up projects for this coming Fall and donations are welcome to continue these projects. If you would like to donate, please make checks payable to BCPO. In the memo field of your check indicate “Beautification Committee” and deliver it to the Administration Office.

Thank you and all the Clubs in Brookridge for your donations that allow us to continue our projects.

If you would like to volunteer for the Beautification Committee, we meet the first Thursday of every month at 9 am in the Admin Bldg. Conference Room from November thru April to discuss our upcoming and ongoing projects. We, can always use new members and would love to have you join us.

I can be contacted at 717-818-4727 or email to bainesed@comcast.net.

By Janet Rupp

Our last rally of the spring season for our club was in April at Three Flags near Wildwood. Our last rally in March was held at Paradise Oaks in Bushnell where we had a real good group to join in on our club picnic. We have five new members which makes us happy and were glad they came along on this rally.

We will not have any more club rallies or meetings until October, so be sure to mark your calendar and join us on

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October 22, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the clubhouse for our meeting. We look forward to seeing everyone and invite all new campers coming to Brookridge to stop by and visit during this meeting. We always welcome new folks. Our first fall rally will be held the third weekend of the month, October 18-21, 2018.

Looking forward to seeing you at one of our gatherings. We hope you have safe travels and happy times.

By Bill Hartman

Wednesday May 2, 2018 is our next CERT meeting. We will be making plans for the coming Hurricane season. Come out and join in to learn what we can do to improve support for our community. This will be the last regular meeting until September!

There are new classes available, contact us for information on how you can take these free classes. Be better prepared for next year. [Contact Bill at WWWHarLin@aol.com , or Call (352) 293-4647 (and leave a message) or (352) 345-3285]

Thanks for all your community support! Be prepared for any disastrous situation! And remember: always if you have an emergency call 911! Thank you.

By Judy Howard

Crafty Stitchers had their monthly meeting in April and dispersed funds to the following: $1000.00 to the Clubhouse Wish List, $500.00 to the Beautification Committee, $200.00 to CERT, and $100.00 to RV Compound Committee to go towards lighting. Crafty Stitchers continues to support Brookridge Community.

Members of Crafty Stitchers continue to work on more items for the fall craft festival which will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018. In addition to the craft fair, our quilt raffle will be drawn and the lucky winner will be notified. Included in this months’ report is a picture of the quilt. The tickets are $1 for one or $5 for 6 tickets and can be purchased on any Tuesday morning in Room D from 9 to 11 am. Tickets are also available by contacting Judy Howard @ 207-576-5295.


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Brookridge • May 2018 We would like to thank everyone who donates items to our group. If you have items to donate, bring them to the clubhouse on Tuesday mornings or questions, contact our President Flo Dunham at 207-841-0262; she will be glad to give you more information.

If you are new to the community and would like to join us, come to Room D on a Tuesday morning between the hours of 9 and 11. Maybe you have a craft idea to share or show us how to make that we can sell.

By Linda Hartman

Getting moving can help boost your energy, maintain your independence, protect your heart, and manage symptoms of illness or pain as well as your weight. And regular exercise is also good for your mind, mood, and memory.

Our class is for Brookridge residents and their houseguests (Sorry, no children). The cost is fifty cents per class and the first class is free! Class starts at 8:30am and runs to 9:30am on Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays. Classes start with low impact aerobics followed by stretch and tone; weights; and either mats or chairs. The class ends with a balance circle. Weights and mats are available if you don’t have your own. Come have fun with us!

If you have any questions, please call our leader, Karen Keaton, at 592-9737.

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Can you believe – it is May already! We are finishing our study in Revelation. Will you be caught off guard when Jesus comes to gather us up to our heavenly home? Come learn what God has in store for you in the distant future.

Even though many clubs shut down for the summer months, our study is year round. Come fill up your empty calendar to learn with us. Bill Hartman directs the study, assisted by Linda Hartman and Dan Krotje. This is a non-denominational, Bible teaching like few in the area to study God’s Word rightly divided. Reach Bill or Linda at (352) 293-4647, Or E-mail us: WWHarLin@aol.com

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BY Marjorie Riedeman

We have already said goodbye to our Snow Birds and wish them a safe journey until they return. We are a “Sewing for Charity” group and welcome new members at our workshop every Thursday, 9:00-11:00 a.m. in Room D at the clubhouse. We take donations of gently used sheets and pillowcases, large pieces of batting, packaged stuffing, kid friendly or Christmas fabric and sewing supplies.

Our Annual Pancake Breakfast supplies all the funds to buy supplies for the Linus Project and purchase diapers, baby things, fabric, batting and Christmas presents for the military, Tangerine Cove Assisted Living and Youth and Family Alternatives Center.

If you like to sew, cut out simple patterns, tie small quilts and enjoy being part of a group that makes things for others, please join us. If we make something you need and live in Brookridge, please let us know. We furnish the supplies, so come and see what we do. All we need is you. Deliveries for February and March. 32 bibs, 4 lap throws, 2 robes (Tangerine Cove); Box of toiletries and 4 DVDs for Military (Gifts From Home); 15 bibs (Evergreen Woods); 3 twin sheets, 6 Tee Shirts, Toiletries, Sharpie coloring markers, and pancake mix, syrup, OJ, Butter and sausage (Youth & Family Alternatives); and 13 gowns, (Hospice).

The annual Hospice Volunteer Luncheon April 5, 2018 was enjoyed by all who attended. Call Marjorie at (352)616-0037.

by Doris Rossi

May is here already with the season of spring. "Have a Happy Memorial Day" Get out and come to our clubhouse for some dancing to enjoy, you can meet new friends and still enjoy the friends you already know.

We offer three different classes to enjoy! It's good for your memory and provides great mental and physical workout. Please join us for an invigorating time line dancing! Whether you live in Brookridge or not everyone is welcome. Our teacher, Marilyn is a wonderful instructor as she is patient and helpful when she shows the dance steps and routine. Our clubhouse is very comfortable. Hours and prices are: Tuesday Low/Intermediate class 10:30 am to 12:30 pm $6.00 Thursday Beginner 9:00 am to 10:00 am $3.00 Thursday High Beginner/Improve 10:15 am to 11:15 am $3.00 Many of our students are attending the Good Times Dance Social. For Social information, contact Norma Rankin at 352397-6088.


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BY Rose Beal

Hello Brookridge Residents

A big shout out of thanks to all who attended the April picnic. Your attendance made it a wonderful success & lots of fun for all. The Jelly Bean winner was Ron Ross. Enjoy the sweet treat & don't forget to share!

Going forward we will be changing our name from Midwest Club to Melting Pot Club. We invite all residents no matter where you are from; to become a member, enjoy our socializing & fun filled events.

Our next activity will be a Progressive Pasta Dinner. This will be a great way to meet new friends; we are asking anyone interested to let Val Stratton know @352-616-0242 or email vals847@gmail.com . It will be held tentatively mid June. Have a great May everyone!

By Thomas DiGregorio.

On Saturday April 21st we served a baked fish dinner. As this article had to be submitted before the dinner we can’t report on the results. We hope all that attended had a wonderful time and enjoyed the meal.

Our next event will be a movie day on Saturday, July 21st. More information next month.

For the remainder of this year: Saturday, Sept. 15th, there will be a block party. Saturday, November 17th a Thanksgiving Dinner will be served. Saturday Dec.15th please join us for our annual Breakfast with Santa.

As always, The Men’s Club, is looking for new members. Please consider coming to one of our meetings and meet our group. Meetings are held on the last Wednesday of the month at 3:00pm in the clubhouse. Hope to see you there.

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By Allan Blair

There is a game people like to play. Did you know that it is on your way. There's a train that leaves 12 noon sharp. It's right here in the park. At the clubhouse you will see. A lot of people, even me. Stop into room D on Friday only. You will see it's no phony. We play the game and have lots of fun. Come to the clubhouse, you don't have to run. Just be at the station when it comes thru. It will surely stop for you. When you get to your seat for the day. You will have fun in every way. A ticket costs just $l.55 (one quarter and 13 dimes) Room D on Friday at noon.

BY Debbie Burns

We’re sorry to see most of our winter friends flying north. They’re going to miss the exciting events planned for the coming months. Our May calendar is filled with good times: Every Tuesday, we bowl @ Strike City Plus….We’re going through Menopause, again. This time it’ll be fun @ the Show Palace. Want to have dinner and listen to Elvis? Join us @ Coney Island on the 10th. Our Mother’s Day Dessert Carry In was such a hit last year, we decided to celebrate Mother’s Day again this year! Let’s dance @ the VFW on the 25th and play on the shuffleboard courts on the 27th.

That’s just what’s on the May calendar! A lot of suggestions have been made for upcoming activities. So who knows what we’ll do in June and July? Brookridge Singles’ activities are open to all single Brookridge Residents and their single guests. You’ll never know how much fun we have if you don’t join in our events.


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By Rosemary Basteri

Ola! The Social Dance is celebrating “Cinco de Mayo” on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 7:00 pm. Since we are close to Mother’s Day we will be honoring all Moms. The band for the evening is one of our favorites-“Starburst”.

To streamline traffic and keep our ticket sellers from intermingling with our dancers we have moved Share the Wealth table to the back of the hall under the Bingo Board near the entrances. We will sell Share the Wealth tickets before the dance begins and during our FIRST intermission.

By Phoebe Hamar

Rev. 12:11 states that we are overcomers by the Blood of the Lamb and the word of our Testimony. That is why the Gospel Jubilee will dedicate Mon., May 21st (from 6 - 8pm) as Testimony Night.

We are excited to hear what God has done in your life, plus, we will be encouraged when we here what God has done for others. If you are interested in sharing your testimony, call us at the number below.

F.Y.I. At this time we have some season tickets available for sale. This is your opportunity to let us welcome you to our Also, you will enjoy joining in on the sing-a-long songs with our Jubilee Singers. evenings of dancing, socializing and just plain fun.

For ticket info call: Blair at 352-515-1765 For other info call: Rich at 351-610-0242

By Linda Rogers and Cindy Dunn

The 2017-2018 season ended with our April show. We had many favorable comments regarding the shows, and we plan to bring you more enjoyable entertainment starting next October.

We appreciate the support given by all the season ticket holders as well as the walk-ins. Season tickets continue to cost $5 a show which is half the price of an individual show ticket. This is probably the best value for your money in all of Brookridge! We have had some season tickets open up this year both at tables and chairs. And since we sell our tickets in 5, 6 and 7 month packages for our snowbirds, we have some great bargain seats available for October and November only. The October show is a high-energy 5 piece band with a fabulous female lead singer. November brings us 2 top-notch comedians, back to back, for an evening of non-stop fun.

If you are interested in purchasing any tickets, please contact Linda Rogers. Contact Linda in Florida at 600-9725 until May or in Michigan at 248-879-2607 on her cell phone. We wish you all a safe and healthy summer. See you in the fall!

This is a FREE event, so come and bring a friend. You won’t be disappointed. For more information contact Ben or Phoebe at 352-7010044

By Norma Rankin

Coming up Saturday, May12, 2018 at 6:30 pm, is our next Line Dance Social. Don’t forget, this is an ‘open’ dance, NO lessons. (Look for our article on another page of this publication, for the schedule for our Lessons! All lessons are $3 for each hour!)

Our Socials are open to the public, so bring a friend!! Please do NOT wear open back sandals, but you may get warm, so dress casually! Our DJ is great, and he, or she, will take some requests, as time permits. Bring any snacks and/or a beverage of your choice. For Beginners, Marilyn will go through those dances real quick, to wake up your memory!! Most of our dances are taken from our three classes and there’s always someone on the floor that will help, if you get stuck!!..... Still have questions? No problem, just send me an e-mail or call me on my cell, nerbrook@tampabay.rr.com or (352) 397-6088, and I’ll be happy to answer any & all!!


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By Richard Hutchins

As the name implies, Richard’s Variety Music Jam is open to ALL musicians and singers and ALL musical styles and tastes. We have had some new faces joining us, spectators and participants both.

Our next event will be Wednesday, May 2, 2018 from 2 to 5 pm in the North Hall of the clubhouse. As always, there is no admission charge and this event is open to the general public, so bring your friends and come on down! Feel free to bring snacks and drinks, and don’t forget your dancing shoes.

By Shirley Beck

The Dream team will once again bring you good entertainment May 19, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the Clubhouse, North Hall.

Bring your family, friends, snacks, drinks and don’t forget your dancing shoes. Fun times are waiting for you!!

Mark your calendars; we look forward to seeing you!! For more information, call Bob Beck at 352-2007401 NO CHARGE!!!!!!

COME HAVE FUN!!!!!!

If you have any questions or want more information, I can be reached at 352-573-8695.

By Jack Brickles

Hi, my name is Jack Brickles, and I have been a professional musician for 60 years. I have had an incredible career, so By Jackie Bolt it is time to give back. I am now retired, but still want to play some, so I decided to start a Country JAM at my house As we enter the fifth month of the year, I sit and ponder at every Friday. I have all professional musicians in the band how fast the time is going. Very fast!!!. But the one thing that and we enjoy playing together and entertaining many people still stands strong is our Friday Night Bingo. We are doing in our community for a fun afternoon of good country music. well, and are very thankful for the patrons who come and visit us every Friday night. Our JAM started late this year, but our donations generated $258.00 for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, which has been As we enter into the season where many of our Snow Birds donated. head up North for the summer, we are reminded that we may be short handed in our volunteers. So if you could spare St. Jude’s is a Blessing and we decided to have the Jam in one Friday night a month, we would love to have you come their name. We are planning two Benefits next fall, in join us. You can speak to anyone of the workers there and November 2018 and again in March 2019. All proceeds will they will direct you to the right person. go to St. Jude’s. This will be the last article until August, so at this time, I would like to wish all of our Moms a very Happy Mothers Day, our Dads a super Fathers Day and may everyone have a super Fourth of July. Have a Blessed Summer and may all our Snow Birds have safe travels home.


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By Barb Theriault

The last day of golf for this season was March 27th. The Awards Luncheon was held at Kally K’s on April 10, 2018. A Loralie Design Golfer’s fabric tote bag was made and donated by Dolores Rehn. Tickets were sold at the luncheon to win the contents of the bag as well as the bag itself. The lucky winner was Judy Weichmann. Congratulations Judy. The new officers for the 2018/2019 season were installed at our Awards Luncheon as well. OUR OFFICERS FOR 2018/2019 President: Linda Landon Vice President: Donna Miller Secretary: Lori Vogel Treasurer: Dolores Rehn

UPCOMING EVENTS We hope to see our ladies out for Summer Fun Golf, which will start on Tuesday, April 17th! Fun golf will continue on Tuesdays throughout the summer and a sign-up sheet will be posted in the annex each week.

The next Executive Board meeting will be on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 10:00 am at the President’s home. Our next General Meeting will be on November 5, 2018 in the South Hall of the club house from 9:00 am – 11:00 am.

The $25.00 dues must be paid prior to your first day of league play. League play begins on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

Everyone have a Great Summer and we’ll see you next season.


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MOM

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Find a passion and pursue it. Fall in Love. Dream big. Drink wine, eat great food and spend quality time with good friends. Laugh every day. Believe in the magic. Tell stories. Reminisce about the good ole days. But look with optimism to the future. Travel often. Learn more. Be creative. Spend time with people you admire. Seize opportunities when they reveal themselves. Love with all your heart. Never give up. Do what you love. Be true to who you are. Make time to enjoy the simple things in life. Spend time with family. Forgive, even when it is hard. Smile often. Be grateful. Be the change you wish to see in the world. Follow your dreams. Try new things. Work hard. Don’t count the minutes, count the laughs. Embrace change. Trust in yourself. Be thankful. Be nice to everyone. Be happy. Live for today. And above all….. MAKE EVERY MOMENT COUNT

This was submitted by Jim Snyder as a message for Dorothy Climo and Cindy Claytor who recently lost their husbands. Jim worked with both Jim and Gary at the clubhouse, and he lost great friends and co-workers.

MEMORIALS

Trees were planted on Brookridge Boulevard at Misty Street during the month of April. Donations and Dedications are: Hap Akers—Donated by his wife, Mary Akers Frank Celli—Donated by friends: Mary Akers, Maryann Blatt, Brenda Bush, Denise & Leo Gasiorowski, Jan & Bob Radziejewski, Marjorie Riedeman, Brenda Russell and Eileen & Bruce Smith Jack Riedeman—Donated by wife Marjorie Riedeman & daughter Brenda Russell

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MOM…the most taken for granted treasure in Life!

It’s a funny thing about Mothers, the older they get the more you appreciate them. When you’re young, they are always there. They’re supposed to be. That’s their job! Later on in life, you realize the difference between a job and a labor of love. Someone once wrote, “Everything I needed to know about life, I learned in Kindergarten.” That’s a novel idea and a cute essay, probably written by an orphan. I knew it all before I got to Kindergarten. But then, Kindergarten teachers are mothers too! So for the next dozen years you learn about life In a world that’s in trouble times full of strife

If you were lucky to grow up when moms stayed at home She was there after school, you were never alone

Before the days of M-TV That replaced the mother that used to be Before kids learned of sex and drugs Life was full of kisses and hugs

If you come home after school and mom’s not there You still learn about life, but who knows from where Here’s a word of advice-take it from me Life’s not as simple as it used to be Don’t write it off like it was Her obligation That’s a cop out From the “me” generation

So call your mom, give her a kiss Send her some flowers, tell her is missed It’s never too late; it’s the right thing to do She spent her life making a life for you

For in these days of instant gratification One day you come to the realization If your Mother was there, you’re better by far It was her that made you the person you are!

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We want to thank you for your continued loyalty and support and we're looking forward to seeing you again during this upcoming tax season. Wishing all of you a Blessed Christmas and the very best in 2018.

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BOUTIQUE OF HOPE

As we SPRING into MAY, we invite all cancer victims and survivors to come to the Boutique of Hope so we MAY serve you. We have FREE wigs, hats, scarves, turbans, bras and more so we MAY lift your spirits with one of these items, and MAY be able to help you feel good again.

We will greet you with smiles and hugs on Tues and Wed from 10-2 and located at 5244 Commercial Way in the Crescent near Golden Corral and Jericho Road Thrift Shop.

We really need some ladies to share a few hours each month to help us staff or sew tie back scarves and turbans. Call Claire at 428-4143 and come in for sewing patterns.

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First Saturday in May: National Homebrew Day The 3rd Monday of May and the rest of the week: American Craft Beer Week May is traditionally devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary in Roman Catholic traditions. ALS Awareness Month Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month Barbecue Month Better Hearing and Speech Month International Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Awareness month Bike Month National Blood Pressure Month Brain Tumor Awareness Month. Burger Month Celiac Awareness Month Chocolate Custard Month Community Action Awareness Month Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month Date Your Mate Month Egg Month Electrical Safety Month Foster Care Month Garden for Wildlife Month National Golf Month Haitian Heritage Month Hamburger Month Hepatitis Awareness Month Jewish American Heritage Month International Mediterranean Diet Month

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Loaded Potato Month Mental Health Awareness Month Military Appreciation Month Mobility Awareness Month Moving Month Older Americans Month National Osteoporosis Month Photagrapher Month Salad Month Salsa Month Skin Cancer Awareness Month National Smile Month Strawberry Month Stroke Awareness Month Water Safety Month World Trade Month

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