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TABLE OF CONTENTS 2........................Meeting Summary ..................................... Boat Rack 3.......................... President’s Desk ...................Kids Committee News .....................Beach Clean Up Day 4............................ 2013 Calendar 5......................... Activity Sign Ups 6......... Discount Broadway Tickets ............................. Advertisements 7............................ Partyline News ................................ Yoga Classes ............................. Advertisements 8...............PLA Recreations Rules 9...............PLA Recreations Rules 10...........................New Members 11...........................New Members 12...........................Advertisement Thank you to all of our advertisers for their ongoing support throughout our newsletter.

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MARCH 2013 Meeting Summary

Executive Report Meeting reports need to be sent 24 hours prior to meetings for review. Beach Rules regarding smoking, fireworks, grills, etc. almost complete. Increased attendance at the meetings is requested. The neighborhood watch sign has been put back. Tre a s u rer / A s s i s t a n t Treasurer Total Assets are $263,317 vs. $295,020. Community Relations Procedures are to be published in the Partyline and Directory. PLA values were discussed. Beach Volunteers are needed, including a Cooking Class Instructor. Rental guidelines are to be re-posted. Motion for $125.00 weekly rentals, Sept. to May, Tues. and Thurs. approved. Social PLA event forecast was distributed. There was an ad placed in the Partyline looking for event hosts. Several events are in need of volunteers stepping up and taking charge. Clubhouse Maintenance We are getting quotes to update the alarm system.

The doors are on order. The furnace is scheduled for service. Lake Management The weed contract is signed. Town Liason The Police Department is in charge of Neighborhood Watch signs. Old Business Motion to approve membership for the Rabine family by Scott seconded by Gromley passed unanimously. Motion to approve associate membership for the Sweeney, Kelly, Pilagora and DeRienzo families by Migacz seconded by O’Connor passed unanimously. Note: There is no initiation fee for associate membership. Motion by Kingsbury to approve membership postponement seconded by Izzo passed unanimously. Motion by Kingsbury to approve payment plan seconded by O’Connor passed unanimously. New Business Motion by Migacz to nominate Janet Freeburg for the Plan 1 open Governor’s position, seconded by Izzo passed unanimously. Roundabout Theatre Ticket information for Clifford Odet’s “The Big Knife” will be distributed in an E-blast and also will be put in the Partyline.

Boat Rack Questions? Please contact the boat chairwomen: Meg Wyckoff 203-375-9079 or Diane Rubinstein 203-380-9505

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From the President’s desk

There is so much going on in preparing for the summer that I will be quick and to the point. Our current PLA event calendar lists approximately 26 events for 2013 and is changing all the time. In addition to these annual events we have three ongoing events, Monday yoga, monthly ladies of the Lake night and weekly poker night. Here I go again saying that these events are run by volunteers, but it a great segue to my point this month, “WE NEED MORE VOLUNTEERS “ We currently have six awesome events that will not happen unless someone steps up to chair them: June 30: Our Strawberry Brunch on the Porch • July 24: Ice Cream Social • August 17/18: Badminton Tournament Breakfast • Sept 1: Bake Sale • For 2014 / February: Super Bowl Party and Beach Blanket Bingo These events are all listed in the Partyline every month but will not happen unless someone steps up and chairs them. KIDS COMMITTEE NEWS Please call or email me…please help keep these event on Join PLA Kid’s Committee Today! our calendar. Please contact: Rachel Leiphart (203-383-2756) David J. Cosenza OD or Rachel Speights (203-873-6001) PLA President Cell: 203-257-3983 Kids Committee Recruiting Co-Chairs PLAPresident@gmail.com

Volunteers are needed for the

Annual Spring Beach Clean up Saturday, May 18th (rain date Sunday May 19th) Lets get the beach and grounds ready for the Summer!

Consider volunteering an hour or two sprucing up our beach. Please bring wheelbarrows and garden tools! Drinks and Snacks will be available to those that lend a hand. If anyone has any suggestions or would like to make any comments please let me know at cjltz127@yahoo.com Hope to see you there! —Carol Langer

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2013 Calendar of Pinewood Lake Events

DATE Event/Chairpersons January 1................................................................... New Year’s Day Regatta, Jim Treacy 3............................................................................PLA Monthly Meeting 7:30 p.m. February 3............................................................Super Bowl Party, looking for chairperson 7............................................................................PLA Monthly Meeting 7:30 p.m. 16....................................................Beach Blanket Bingo, looking for chairperson March 7............................................................................PLA Monthly Meeting 7:30 p.m. 23......................... Springtime Eggstravaganza, Rachel Speights/Rachel Leiphart April 4............................................................................PLA Monthly Meeting 7:30 p.m. 20...................................................................................................... PLA Tag Sale 27............................................................................. Spring Dance, Claire Rhodes May 2............................................................................PLA Monthly Meeting 7:30 p.m. 5.......................................................................................Fishing Derby, Karl Dale 18/19...............................................................Beach Clean Up Day, Carol Langer 18/19..................................................Beach Activity Sign-Ups, Beach Committee 26................................................................... Spring Concert, Mr. & Mrs. Federov June 6............................................................................PLA Monthly Meeting 7:30 p.m. 29.............................................Pinewood Night, Michele Kingsbury/Nicky Migacz 30....................................................... Strawberry Brunch, looking for chairperson July 11...........................................................................PLA Monthly Meeting 7:30 p.m. 13..............................................................................Clambake on Patio, Canteen 20..................................................................... Summer Jazz Night, Nicky Migacz 24.....................................................Ice Cream Social, Judy Ieronimo/Judy Perch August 1............................................................................PLA Monthly Meeting 7:30 p.m. 17/18...........................Badminton Tournament Breakfast, looking for chairperson .....................................................Badminton Tournament, Ieronimo’s/Judy Perch 24.............................................. Members Party, Michele Kingsbury/Nicky Migacz 24...........................................................................................Regatta, Bob Sisson September 1...................................................................... Family Fun Day, Beach Committee 1.......................................................................Bake Sale, looking for chairperson 5............................................................................PLA Monthly Meeting 7:30 p.m. 21..................................................................................Fall Dance, Claire Rhodes October 3............................................................................PLA Monthly Meeting 7:30 p.m. 26.................................................................... Halloween Dance, Randy Gromley 27..............................................................Halloween Trunk or Treat, Annie Muoio November 7............................................................................PLA Monthly Meeting 7:30 p.m. 16.................................................................................. Fall Clean-up, Dan Letizia December 5............................................................................PLA Monthly Meeting 7:30 p.m. 8.................................. Holiday Believers Party, Rachel Speights/Rachel Leiphart 14.................................................................. BOG Holiday Dinner, O’Conner/Izzo 31.........................................................................New Year’s Eve Party, Izzo/Rice

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On-Going Monthly Events Monday Yoga Sue Riley Wednesday Night Poker Tom Chetlen Friday Ladies Night Miller/Leiphart If anyone is interested in hosting a PLA event please contact Nicky Migacz at janb68@charter.net

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Pinewood Lake Activity Sign Ups May 18, 2013 from 11:00-2:00 PM 2013 Program Offerings: Swim Lessons & Badminton [Tear off registration form below and bring to sign-ups] Sign Ups Process: • 1st Table: Beach Director – Choose swim level & class choice • 2nd Table: Badminton – Sign-up sheet • 4th Table: Pick up PLA 2013 Directories • 5th Table: Payment in cash or check payable to “PLA” 2013 Directories: All Members may pick up your directory at Sign-ups. PLA Promos: PLA T-shirts will be available for purchase and possibly a Bake Sale event (all promo and baked good proceeds go toward beach umbrellas) If you have any questions / if you cannot attend sign-ups, please e-mail Beach Committee with requests/concerns janb68@charter.net or chefmichele@sbcglobal.net Pinewood Lake Summer Activity Registration Form May 18, 2013 from 11:00-2:00 PM Member Name: ____________________________________________________ Swim Lessons (Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs): PRICE Session 6/24 to 8/16 ______________________________________________ $55.00 ______________________________________________ $45.00 ______________________________________________ $45.00 ______________________________________________ $45.00 Mom & Tot (Wed/Thurs 3PM – 1x/week): (Toddler-2 Yr) Session 6/24 to 8/16 ______________________________________________ $30.00 ______________________________________________ $30.00 ______________________________________________ $30.00 ______________________________________________ $30.00 If your swim lesson has been canceled due to rain/thunder storms, make-ups will be offered on Fridays during the 8-week session. Speak to your swim instructor for details. Thank you. Badminton (Tues & Thurs 6:30-8:00 PM): (Ages 9+) ______________________________________________ $15.00 Session 6/25 to 8/15 ______________________________________________ $ 5.00 Tournament 8/17/13 ______________________________________________ $ 5.00 (Raindate 8/18/13) ______________________________________________ $ 5.00 Total Paid: $

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PARTYLINE NEWS

June Partyline Content due May 15th, 2013 partyline@pinewood-lake.org (Information submitted after the deadline will wait until the next issue) Partyline on Website: The Partyline will be posted on the PLA website where monthly issues will remain for your convenience (www.pinewood-lake.org). Add or update your e-mail address today by sending an e-mail to blackfootdesign@charter.net or partyline@pinewood-lake.org (type in PLA e-mail update in subject area) and include your name and address for verification purposes. Note: all undeliverable e-mail addresses will be deleted from our database. We have been experiencing a number of e-mail blasts being kicked back and therefore undeliverable to member recipients. If you are not receiving the e-mail blasts, e-mail blackfootdesign@charter.net a TEST e-mail. This should tell your e-mail service that this is not a spam address. Please make sure that both e-mail addresses (blackfootdesign@ charter.net or partyline@pinewood-lake.org) are NOT BLOCKED by your computer. This will insure that you receive all e-blasts. You may contact your e-mail service provider if you need further assistance. Keep us updated, and we keep you updated with the PLA e-blasts! For your privacy, e-mail addresses cannot be viewed by others when we send out. Note: Please feel free to submit photos from recent events and happenings for consideration in the next Partyline. I’d love to attend all events, but sometimes I am not able to, or you may just snap that great photo you’d love to share... so feel free to share with your community...e-mail blackfootdesign@charter.net or partyline@pinewood-lake.org. Thank you! Diane Gromley PLA Partyline

For Sale

Cabin ON the Lake For the first time in 13 years, a cabin with lake access is for sale to the public. 1 Old Pinewood Trail Newly renovated, fully winterized. For sale by owner - $255,000 Contact Joan at jfxhw@nyc.rr.com or (718) 501-8301

New Yoga Session Started March 4th! SIGN UP TODAY • WALK-INS WELCOME Enroll today and discover yoga’s many benefits for yourself. If you’re hesitant about making a 10-week commitment, you can always pay by the session. All you need is a yoga mat and comfortable clothing that allows you to move. Open to men and women! Mixed-Level Class • (Beginner & Intermediate Levels) Mondays (except holidays) • 7:00-8:30pm in the Pineroom Our instructor, Elieth Harris, is a Certified Hatha Yoga Instructor & Certified Stress Management Therapist. PAYMENT: Cost is $115 for PLA members and $135 for guests. Please bring your check (made payable to Integrative Wellness, LLC) to the first class of the new session or you can pay for sessions individually at $16.50 each via check. If you’d like to join the class, or have questions, please contact Susann Gill Riley at 203-895-6528

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Pinewood Lake Association, Inc. • Recreation Rules (Revised April 2013)

Overview The Pinewood Lake Association Rules are published each year in the Membership Directory, posted in locations around the beach and clubhouse, and are mailed to the membership annually. All members are responsible for abiding by these rules (See Article 1, Section 3 (h) and Article 5, Section 1 of the Association By-Laws, rev. 2006.) The Association is doing its best to preserve the lake and to ensure the enjoyment of Association facilities to all members. However, the Association assumes no responsibility for accidents resulting from improper or dangerous behavior or use of equipment or facilities, for violation of these rules, or failure to become familiar with these rules by members or their guests. Definitions Member – shall mean any individual holding a membership in PLA in accordance with Article 2 Sections 1,2,3,4 and 5 of the Association By-Laws, rev. 2006. Guest – A guest is a non-member who is permitted access (see Denied Guest). Denied Guest – shall mean a Family Unit, of residing owners of Qualified Property, who are not members of the PLA, or PLA Members not in Good Standing, or a former PLA Member who has been expelled from Membership. A Denied Guest may not enter PLA properties and events and may not accompany Members in Good Standing under any circumstances (see Article 1, Section 3 (c) of the Association By-Laws, rev. 2006). Association Property – Pinewood Lake, The Pinewood Lake Clubhouse, the Pinewood Lake Beach, Beach Area and Clubhouse Parking lot, and parcels of land owned by the PLA (see Article 1 Section 3 (a) of the Association By-Laws, rev. 2006). Clubhouse Area – This is the property surrounding the clubhouse. It includes the patio, parking lot and grassy areas around the Clubhouse. Beach and Lawn Waterfront Areas (hereafter referred to as “The Beach”) – This is the area between the fence and the water and is adjacent to the Clubhouse Area. This encompasses the beach and the grass. General PLA Recreation Rules 1. No member or their accompanied guest(s) shall conduct themselves in such a manner as to create a nuisance or annoyance to others, or to infringe on anyone else’s enjoyment of the facilities. Profanity will not be tolerated. Repeated and/or serious infractions of these rules may be subject to disciplinary action recommended by the Beach Committee and decided by the Board, including suspension or expulsion (see Article 5, Section 4 of the Association Bylaws, rev. 2006). 2. Governors, Officers, Beach Director, Beach Committee members, Lifeguards and Beach Staff are empowered to remind and direct members to comply with Association Rules, and all members are expected to comply immediately with such requests. Governors, Officers, Beach Director, Beach Committee members, Lifeguards and Beach Staff reserve the right to ask any person who is causing a disturbance to leave PLA property. They have the right to approach an offender and to escort them out of the area, or even off of the property. They are authorized to call parents or police as necessary. Failure to comply may result in penalties such as loss of beach and club privileges. 3. During the summer season, the Association provides Registrars to manage property access. All members and guests who enter the Clubhouse Area and Beach area during staff operating hours must follow their directions, including registration and

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wearing of ID bands. ID bands must be conspicuously visible and must be worn on the person. They may be worn on wrists, ankles or bathing suit straps. Guests must have address cards on file with the Registrar. 4. Guests must be accompanied by a member in good standing. Any member bringing guests is required to remain on the premises while their guest(s) are on PLA property. Guests may not come onto Association property or use any facilities without accompaniment of the member. All members have the responsibility to approach and ask unaccompanied nonmembers to leave the Association property. The current PLA guest policy is as follows: 40 FREE Guests: All PLA member households will be issued a guest card (kept with the PLA Registrars) which will allow for 40 free guest visits. Note: a “guest” is defined as an individual person. 20 Guests/$40: Once the “40 visit free guest card” is used/filled, each member household may purchase a 20 visit guest card for $40 (a $2.00 fee per guest). 20 Guests/$100: If you should need another guest card after bringing a total of 60 guests, you may purchase a 20 visit guest card for $100 (a $5.00 fee per guest). $10 Per Additional Guest: After 80 guests, members will be charged $10 per additional guest. Important Notes: a) Guest cards are valid only for the season during which they are issued. b) Guest cards may be purchased by contacting the Beach Committee Chairs. Unused visits will be refunded to the member household after beach season ends. c) Guest cards are not transferable between members. d) Guests of approved Beach Parties will not be applied to your guest card; these are treated as a separate event. The current policy rule of 6 guests maximum per visit still applies. Please contact the Beach Committee Co-Chairs if you have a Nanny or grandchild taking swim lessons/activities; we will ensure that these visits do not count against your guest card. 5. Throwing of garbage, yard debris, or other foreign objects into the lake or on any PLA property is strictly prohibited. This includes objects like leaves, grass clippings. Driving golf balls or other objects into the lake is also prohibited. All members, regardless of age, are responsible for picking up their own trash and depositing these materials in the appropriate refuse containers. 6. Firearms, BB-Guns, Pellet Guns, Archery Equipment, PaintBall Guns, slingshots and other projectile weapons are strictly prohibited from all PLA properties. In addition, Pinewood Lake residents are responsible for following all Federal, State and Local laws regarding such items. 7. Smoking, open flames, fires, stoves and lanterns which use gasoline, kerosene, methanol or similar flammable liquids of any kind; containers of gasoline/kerosene/diesel/methanol/ naphtha/charcoal starters/thinners or similar flammable liquids; pyrotechnics such as fireworks and flares are strictly prohibited on PLA property at all times and seasons. Exceptions to these restrictions may be authorized by the PLA Board of Governors on a case by case basis or for a PLA sanctioned event. Members may operate self-contained, portable propane and charcoal grills with self-starting charcoal/ briquettes in accordance with local and State regulations only upon the patio, along the fence bordering the lawn area or just inside the fence by the boat racks on the patio side, at a safe distance from seated areas. Further, any residue and coals must be properly disposed of in the steel container provided on site.

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The Beach Committee and/or Beach Director may place a temporary usage limit or ban, depending on factors such as crowding, child safety, or adverse weather condition. 8. Dogs must be on leash and well-controlled and are only allowed to pass through the grounds, not to remain. Dogs and other pets are not permitted on The Beach at any time. 9. No bicycle riding, skateboarding, roller-skating/in-line skating or similar activity is permitted between the clubhouse, beach areas and the parking lot. Bicycles must be walked through this area. No bicycle riding, skateboarding or similar activity is permitted on The Beach. 10. Alcoholic Beverages are permitted on the Patio, Beach, and Grassy area near the water; but, NO Glass bottles or containers are allowed, under any circumstance, on any outside areas. Glass containers are allowed inside the Clubhouse and must be disposed within the Clubhouse or taken off property. 11. When the Registrar is on duty, all members and their guests must sign in with the Registrar at the main entrance to the beach. If a member wants to bring more than six (6) guests to the beach and lawn waterfront during normal Lifeguard hours, the member must make a request and gain approval at least three days in advance from the Beach Director. The Beach Director may require the member to pay the Association for additional beach staff to provide added supervision. It is strongly recommended that Beach Parties not begin on the Patio or Beach and Lawn Waterfront Area before 3:00 PM for safety and crowding issues. For more information on Beach Parties and other larger gatherings, please see Item 23 below. 12. All children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or chaperone. A chaperone must be at least 15 years of age. Parents, guardians and chaperones are directly responsible for the behavior and safety of their children while on Association property. Lifeguards and other staff are available to assist, but not to take primary responsibility for, or to provide baby-silting services for the children. Age restrictions are in ‘accordance with Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF) guidelines. 13. Swimmers in areas supervised by the Lifeguards must remain in the general swimming area and in sight of the Lifeguards. Diving and swimming are prohibited behind or under the rafts. No pushing, shoving, sliding or other horseplay is permitted on or about the rafts. Permission to swim out of the supervised area must be obtained from the Beach Director or Lifeguard: swimmers must be experienced and able, accompanied by a boat with an experienced rower. Life jackets must be carried in compliance with Coast Guard regulations. Swimming while guards are not on duty, or entering the lake from areas other than The Beach, is done at your own risk. 14. The Beach Director and Lifeguards reserve the right to call anyone or everyone out of the water at any time for safety reasons. Swimmers are required to obey this call immediately. 15. No boats, except those of the lifeguards, are permitted inside the general swimming area. Inflatable boats, rafts, tubes etc. are not permitted in the general swimming area. Limited use of flotation devices for very young children, within the roped area, is subject to the prior approval of the Lifeguards. The use of flotation devices on the lake is restricted to their intended use and design and is done at the risk of the user. Gasoline powered boats are not permitted on Pinewood Lake. State, Federal and Coast Guard laws applicable to private lakes must be followed. Boaters in violation of safety laws may be cited by law enforcement officers. 16. Sand, rock or dirt-throwing, ball or Frisbee throwing, pushing, shoving, horseplay and other dangerous activity is not permitted in the patio or The Beach. 17. No feeding of wildlife is permitted, particularly the Canada geese.

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18. Lavatories are provided for changing into bathing suits or beachwear after swimming and enjoying the beach. Changing in public, either on the beach or in vehicles is not permitted. No bathing (washing with soap) is permitted in the lake. Appropriate bathing apparel must be worn in the lake at all times. 19. Untrained children must use swim diapers, and these must be disposed of properly. It is further recommended that parents use tight-fitting rubber pants for untrained children, as swim diapers only keep solid matter contained; bacteria will still get in the water. Failure to comply is a violation of Town health codes. Concessionaire will sell swim diapers. 20. Members and guests will not socialize or loiter at the Lifeguard stand and distract the Registrar and Lifeguards by engaging them in conversation or other diverting activities. This behavior is a severe violation of beach safety. 21. The Beach Director, Lifeguards and Beach Committee reserve the right to refuse entry to the beach to anyone with just cause. They shall make their reasons known to that person, and that person may apply to the Board of Governors for a hearing if they disagree with the reasons (see Article 5, Section 4 of the Association Bylaws, rev. 2006). 22. The regular operating hours for all Pinewood Lake Association properties is 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM daily. PLA members have the right to approach unaccompanied Juvenile Members outside of these hours and ask them to leave the property. Failure to comply may result in calls to parents or police as necessary. 23. Beach Parties and Gatherings A) When the beach is legally open (lifeguards and registrars are on duty): • Any party or other “personal gathering” will require Board approval in advance; therefore members are cautioned to submit their requests to the Beach Committee several days in advance of the monthly Board meeting. • “Personal gatherings” will be limited to certain days and times to minimize overlap with the beach prime-times (as would be determined by the Board based on the planned beach activities for the season). • The Board will provide a written approval contract containing additional directions including where and when the party may be held, payment for extra lifeguards, cleanup fees and deposits. The above rules do not intend to prevent members from extending our beach to their friends. The aim is to discourage a group of members, each inviting up to six guests (per the existing rules), from forming together a large and unapproved party that might over-task our lifeguards and impact the ability of other members to enjoy the beach. B) When the beach is legally closed (no lifeguards or registrars on duty): • No “personal gathering” or parties, with or without guests, are allowed without Board approval, except for PLA-sanctioned events. • Members are cautioned to submit their requests to the Beach Committee several days in advance of the monthly Board meeting. • The Board will provide a written approval contract containing additional directions including where and when the party may be held, payment for extra lifeguards, cleanup fees and deposits. • Balancing benefits vs. liabilities, the PLA Board would address each request on a case-by-case basis. The above rules do not intend to infringe on members’ ability to enjoy the beach in the company of few guests. We need, however, to make an effort to maintain a clean and safe beach area when no one is on duty and the beach is legally closed.

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PLA WELCOMES 24 NEW ASSOCIATE MEMBERS... BEMBNISTA Aleksandra and Gary along with their children Tyler, Austin and Naomi Ulisse, stepchildren Alyssa and Drew Korzon, and Aleksa’s mom Halina Bembnista, are all excited for a summer at Pinewood Lake! Aleksa was born in Poland and came to the USA in 1987 where she completed high school in Milford, CT, attended Wheton College in MA where she obtained a BA, and finished her MS in Biochemistry at NYU. Aleksa loves to play volleyball, ski, crochet and stitch, and they love to spend time together as a family. BRADY David and Stacey have two children. Ian, 7, is in first grade at Booth Hill Elementary and loves sports such as golfing, baseball, basketball and snow skiing. Owen, 5, will be at Booth Hill Elementary kindergarten in the fall and also loves the same sports as his big brother. Dr. David Brady practices at Whole Body Medicine in Trumbull and is a licensed Naturopathic Physician and Certified Clinical Nutritionist. He is also Vice-Provost of the Health Sciences Division at University of Bridgeport. Stacey is a former dance instructor and professional dancer in ballet, jazz and tap. She owned her own studio before coming to NYC to audition for various Broadway roles, and then taught for the New England Ballet Company before having her two sons. She now enjoys the boys as a full time mom. BROWN Michael and PJ moved to Trumbull in 2008 and have enjoyed being a part of the Nichols community ever since. Michael is a teacher at Stamford High School and PJ is VP of Sales at Calvin Klein Footwear. Both of their daughters, Leilani and Makena, attend Booth Hill Elementary. They love spending quality time with family, friends and their three dogs. They are looking forward to making memories at the lake!

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CARUSO The Caruso family moved to Trumbull 18 years ago. Joe and Olga have three children. Joey is a senior at Roger Williams University, Deanna is a junior at Keene State college, and Matthew is a 6th grader at Hillcrest. Joe has been coaching Trumbull Youth Sports for the last 18 years and is a Senior Loan Officer at PrimeLending in Milford. Olga is an ABA therapist for children with autism at Frenchtown Elementary. They are looking forward to being Pinewood Lake members! CENATIEMPO Lynn and Ted have lived in Trumbull for 15 years, and have two daughters. Brooklyn, 13, is in 7th grade at Hillcrest, and Bailey, 10, is in 4th grade at Frenchtown Elementary. They are looking forward to joining PLA, meeting new people, and making new friends! CERNIGLIA Joanna was born and raised in Nichols, and she and Richard have four kids, Sofia, Layla, Allison, and Giuseppe. Their two oldest daughters Sofia and Layla attend Booth Hill School. Joanna works for her family’s business in town, Pepper’s Landscaping & Lawn Service, Inc., and is actively involved in the PTA at Booth Hill School. Rich was born and raised in Stratford and also works for the family business. We are very excited about becoming members of the PLA and hope to spend a wonderful summer at the Lake! DOHERTY Rhonda and Chris have three children, Sean is a junior at THS, Brenna a freshman at THS, and AJ who is in 5th grade at Booth Hill School. They are active in the children’s sports (soccer, competitive cheerleading, lacrosse) and the Boy Scouts. They are excited to become members of Pinewood Lake.

DURAND Michaela and Walt join the PLA with their daughter Maggie and their caregivers Billy and Nancy Walsh. EGMONT Kristin and Michael have two daughters, Liliana and Mia, and two cats. They have been Trumbull residents since 2003. Mike owns an IT company in Shelton and Kristin works in Internet Marketing. The girls love ballet, soccer, swimming...they all love meeting new people! FINNEGAN Deirdre and Michael have lived in Trumbull for 12 years and have two children, Owen and Kathryn who go to Daniels Farm School. They also have a beloved dog, Gracie. Owen plays travel hockey and Kathryn enjoys gymnastics and soccer. They travel to Nantucket for a couple of weeks every summer, and now will look forward to spending many days at the lake this year! FROMAGEOT Madeline joins the PLA with her children Francis, Christine, John Paul and Sophie. They love sports such as hockey, lacrosse, basketball and sailing. They have a pug, Cinnamon, and a fish, Nelson, and have been Trumbull residents for 15 years. GREENE Heather and Chris have four children, Sarah, Jillian, Matthew and Nathan. They are happy to now be part of the PLA family. HACKENSON Lori and Scott have a daughter Shelly and have been in their Trumbull home since 1985. Lori is a flight attendant for American Airlines and volunteers at church and school. Scotty has every man’s dream job: working for a company which builds and restores vintage cars for show and racing. Shelly has been at St. Theresa’s School since preschool. You may have seen them walking, biking, or driving a golf cart

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around the east side of the lake with their dog Bella. They enjoy the beauty of the lake, and are a fun family that love to play in the sun! HUGHES Lisa and Chris and their four children Alix, Jut, Ethan and Jayne are so excited as they have been on the waiting list for 5 years! Their children attend Middlebrook and Madison, and one is on her way to THS. Chris is an independent contractor, specializing in copper, while Lisa is a stay at home mom. KLEPACK Elizabeth and Steve, along with their three children Sarah, Morgan and Ryan, have been Trumbull residents for about 6 years. They are active members in the community and are looking forward to becoming part of PLA. LACKOWSKI Kristine and Christopher have three children, Brianna, Christopher and Melanie. They are looking forward to all that PLA has to offer! McENIRY Dennis and Joanne have four sons, Tim, Ryan, Dylan and Liam. They have lived in the Nichols community for 20 years and have been NIA members for as long as they have lived there, as well as active members of the Booth Hill Elementary community as their boys made it through the school for a span of 16 years. This spring their oldest son Tim graduates from NYU and their second oldest son Ryan heads off for college. Ryan is actively involved in the THS Choir/Chamber Choir and a cast member of the THS Musical for the past 4 years. Both Ryan and Tim have been members of the Trumbull Youth Association and cast members of the TYA annual summer musical production. Their son Dylan is a freshman at THS and plays soccer and track there, as well as soccer on the U15 Premier Renegades. Liam is in 6th grade at Hillcrest and participates in

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AYSO Soccer since kindergarten. He also has been a frequent guest at the lake with his friends, and is very happy that they have finally made it to the top of the list! PROUDFOOT Chris and Donna, and their daughter Catherine, have lived in this area since 1996. Chris is a Westport police officer and former marine, Donna is currently enrolled at UB Jones School of Dental Hygiene and hoping to graduate this May, and their 9 year-old daughter Catherine is in fourth grade at Booth Hill Elementary. Catherine is very athletic and plays basketball and soccer for the town of Trumbull and is currently an altar server at St. Mark’s Church in Stratford. On warmer days they find themselves outside playing ball, biking and swimming. While inside, the girls both love to be in the kitchen preparing treats and meals together. Both parents volunteer at school functions and as assistant coaches. This membership is a great opportunity for the family to become even more active in the community, and they look forward to helping out at lake functions! ROTUNNO Jason and Maria have two boys, Lucas and Jason. Long time Trumbull residents, they are thankful to be joining the PLA with their sons and their dog Siena. Some of their interests include snowboarding, biking and sailing, so they look forward to slowing down a bit and relaxing by the lake. The Rotunnos both work in Trumbull and the boys attend Daniels Farm School. SCHIETINGER Tracy and Bill have joined the PLA with their children Thomas, 12, and Darcy, 9. Both children are active in sports such as lacrosse, soccer, hockey and football. They have lived in Nichols since 1995, and Tracy is a lifelong resident of Trumbull. They have one dog and two cats. They all love outdoor sports as a family, such as baseball and football.

SCINTO Karen and Chris Scinto have a son Christian (12) and a daughter Caroline (9). They moved to Trumbull in 2003 and have many friends who are members at PLA. They are excited for the opportunity to be members now as well, and look forward to enjoying all the lake has to offer! STEVENSON Tim and Meghan Stevenson have three daughters, Merrit, Kenna and Delaney. They have lived in Trumbull for 11 years, moving here from Fairfield. The girls are 11, 9 and 5 and all love gymnastics and swimming. Tim grew up in Bedford, NY, enjoys playing hockey, and works at United Capital in Norwalk. Meghan is from Trumbull and works for Stewart Amusement Co. They have a black lab puppy named Piper and an old cat named Dawson. They are looking forward to a relatively rain-free summer on the lake! TARA Harold (Hal) and Annette and their daughters Victoria and Jessica are excited to become members of PLA. Victoria is currently in 8th grade and Jessica is in 3rd grade at St. Catherine of Siena School in Trumbull. They enjoy spending time with family and look forward to making new friends at PLA. WALSH Margaret and Brian Walsh, and their children Delaney, Karina and Lance are very excited to become a part of the PLA. The three children all swim for the Trumbull Pisces. Delaney recently took up rowing, while Karina and Lance play lacrosse and basketball. Brian is in sales for a drug research and development company, while Margaret teaches group exercise and enjoys running marathons. They love family time with friends and are looking forward to hanging out at the lake and meeting some new ones!

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