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from the publisher Welcome to the new Power Ranch Living Magazine. This January 2018 issue marks a new era, with a new look and layout under the publishing direction of Print2order. We are honored to have been chosen as the new publisher and I hope that you will enjoy what you find inside.

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As you may already know, this magazine is made possible by the advertisers highlighted in these pages. Many of them have been supporting this community for many years and I personally would like to thank them for their continued support through this transition. I hope that as a reader you will continue supporting the advertisers as the need for their services arise.

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Inside you will find insights to the community and information that is important to you. While most of it has remained the same, you will also find some new items to note. In this first edition, with the help of the Power Ranch management team, we will be launching a good neighbor program. There are many good deeds that go unnoticed and with your input, we would like to recognize the members of this community for their selfless actions. You can learn more on page 17.

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Power Ranch Living Magazine is the official community magazine of Power Ranch, produced by the Power Ranch Community Association. It is designed to keep residents informed about what’s happening in the community, from special events, clubs and classes to school information, dining, entertainment, and more.

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manager’s corner ANNUAL MEETING, MEET THE CANDIDATES, VOLUNTEER, VOTE! By Andy Auteri

Community Manager

Happy New Year! I hope you had a memorable holiday season and are excited to welcome in 2018. A new year is an opportunity for a fresh start. By now you should have received information about the Call for Candidates. That is the application process to find homeowners in good standing to volunteer on the Board of Directors. The three-year term is a great way to help lead Power Ranch into the next decade. You can find additional information on the community website www.mypowerranch.com. If you are interested in serving on the Board, applications are due to the Association office by 5 p.m. on January 19. The Annual Meeting Notice will go out on January 26. At that point, online voting will be set up for you to review the Board Candidate Bios and vote for your candidates of choice. You will have the opportunity to meet the candidates at the Meet and Greet on Wednesday, February 7, at the Barn from 5 to 7 p.m. Please stop by and ask questions to help make an informed decision. Join us for the announcement of the three new Board members at the Annual Meeting on February 26. The Association will then begin the process of Committee Call Out by asking for homeowner volunteers in good standing to serve one of the various committees at Power Ranch. Serving on a committee is a great way to learn about the Association while playing a vital role in supporting the Board of Directors. It is also a stepping stone to eventually serving on the Board, should you so desire. By volunteering on a committee, you will gain experience and knowledge, be exposed to challenges, and experience the highlights of sharing your time and talents with the community. In this edition of the Power Ranch Living, we have descriptions and responsibilities available of the various committees for which we are seeking volunteers. If you should have any questions, please let us know, and we will be happy to provide additional information. And finally, take it slow, enjoy a lap around the lakes, and say hello to your neighbors. Make it a great 2018.

ANDY AUTERI Community Manager Power Ranch

MEET REBEKAH FONTAGNERES By Stacey Schulze

Communications Coordinator

At the December 4 Board meeting, the Board unanimously approved the nomination of Rebekah Fontagneres to the Power Ranch Board of Directors. She will finish the unexpired term of Robert Jamison, who resigned from the Board in October. Rebekah and husband Sean, along with their three children, have lived in Power Ranch for a little over a year. During this time, Rebekah has volunteered on our Budget & Finance Committee. Rebekah joined this committee with the intention of joining the Board at some point in the future. Currently, she serves on the board for the Industrial Development Authority in the Town of Gilbert and as treasurer of the board for the Gilbert Education Foundation. She stated, “My reason for joining some of the boards local to Gilbert was to be able to offer my expertise on a voluntary basis while establishing relationships in the very community that I love and now call home.” Welcome, Rebekah and thank you for sharing your time and talents for the Power Ranch community.

A BALANCING ACT The Finance Committee provides financial oversite for the Association. Members fully engage in the annual budgeting process, in cooperation with the staff. The Committee Chair presents the financial reports to the Board for review and approval. The Committee also sets long-term financial goals and monitors adherence to the budget. You don’t have to be a professional “numbers” person, but good judgment, logic, curiosity, and a commitment to accountability and the long-term financial stability of the association are vital traits. A fully engaged finance committee is required to actively build and preserve the financial resources necessary to support residents with the highest level of community living, both for the short and the long term.


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KINDNESS AND GRATITUDE By Rebecca Benavidez Lifestyle Director

A SEAT WITH AN EYE-OPENING PERSPECTIVE

Power Ranch is a beautiful community with many great people who go out of their way to help friends and neighbors. The organization Power Ranch Gives is a perfect example. They help people in need in and around the community. Power Ranch residents and local community members partner with the Association on fund raisers and collection drives throughout the year. There are so many acts of kindness both seen and unseen. It’s impressive!

By Randy Dix

Director | Board of Directors

Serving on the Board of Directors for Power Ranch has been both a privilege and an honor for me. Not only do I live in Power Ranch, but I also work in the community. My daughter, Janine, and I have a real estate practice concentrating our efforts here in the neighborhood. Being a Board member has allowed me the opportunity to understand budgetary issues, as well as the overall policies affecting Power Ranch, and making me better at my craft. I have also loved getting to know everyone from the groundskeepers to Association staff and the other Directors.

Gratitude is the quality of being thankful and having a readiness to show appreciation for and to return the kindness. Gratitude is something we would like to keep at the forefront of our minds. Kindness and gratitude will be themes woven throughout Lifestyle at Power Ranch in the New Year. We are introducing a Wall of Gratitude at the Carriage House. Stop by and share those things in your life, in your community, in your day for which you are grateful by adding a card to our Wall of Gratitude. Bring someone with you who may need to be reminded or even lifted up by kind words. I am grateful for my happy, funny and loving family. I am grateful to be a part of bringing good times and memories into the Power Ranch Community. What are you grateful for? We would love to hear about it, read about it, or see you come down and share your gratitude with the community.

I moved to the community 11 years ago from the Los Angeles area. While I was a bit apprehensive at the time of the move, it has turned out to be the best decision of my life. Thank you to the residents for allowing me to serve on the Board and thank you to everyone associated with the Board with whom I’ve had the good fortune to work alongside. If you get the opportunity, volunteer to serve on a committee. The experience is priceless. It’s a wonderful way to meet your neighbors and learn about the hows and whys of the decision-making process.

Wishing you all a kind and gratitude filled 2018.

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covenants corner PROTECTING PROPERTY VALUES BY COMMITTEE By Denise Montana

Covenants Coordinator

Do you want to make sure that Power Ranch is the best-looking community around? Then the Design Review Committee is for you. The Design Review Committee (DRC) is responsible for making sure the Association’s aesthetic standards are well maintained. The DRC does this in two ways. ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW While it may seem arbitrary from an individual homeowner’s standpoint, the DRC looks out for the entire community. The DRC’s job is to make sure that any changes and additions to the yards and exteriors of Power Ranch homes adhere to the Association’s design requirements without bias. This helps to prevent a more colorful resident from painting pink polka dots on his house or placing a 20-foot statue of a Tyrannosaurus Rex on his front lawn. This, of course, benefits everyone in Power Ranch. Design Modification Application packets are sent to DRC members on a weekly basis, who review them carefully and cast their votes using an online program. Occasionally, DRC members need to drive by a home to get a good view of an applicant’s property. DESIGN GUIDELINES Homeowners often talk about the unreasonable rules set by the “HOA,” not realizing that they are the homeowners association. The community association, or “homeowners” association, actually belongs to all of you, the Power Ranch homeowners. All of the rules you are required to follow were created by Power Ranch homeowners like you, and it is the staff’s responsibility to enforce those standards. DRC members consider the CCRs, Arizona statutes, the look of the community, and the wishes of homeowners when discussing the implementation or revision of any rules which affect the aesthetics of the community. The DRC meets once a month, and during that meeting, new guidelines can be made or older ones revised. Any applications that need to be discussed are also reviewed at the monthly meeting. DRC members should be able to put their tastes aside and base decisions on the guidelines and CCRs. And, of course, they should love Power Ranch and want to keep it looking its best!

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playground & recreation IT’S ALL FUN AND GAMES By Sagan Dean

Playground and Recreation Committee Member

SUCCESS BY COMMITTEE IN THE KNOLLS By Gary Whelchel

Vice President Power Ranch Board, and Knolls Committee Liaison

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he Knolls neighborhood has had a functioning committee for almost five years. It was initially formed to address the deficit left behind by some of the developers. It has now morphed into a hardworking group that analyzes issues and makes recommendations to the Board regarding situations that arise in the Knolls neighborhood. With three pools, private streets mixed with the public right of ways, condos, and special landscaping areas, we are faced with a mix of diverse issues to address at every meeting. Our recommendations to the Board on budget and neighborhood management are made following informed discussion that always results in positive decisions for the entirety of the Knolls residents.

Power Ranch is known for its incredible sense of community. A large part of what makes our neighborhood so unique is our fantastic amenities. Families move here from all over to enjoy the trails, greenbelts, pools, and especially the parks. The Playground and Recreation Committee is made up of homeowners who want to play a role in making our neighborhood the best place to live in the East Valley. The committee meets once a month to discuss upcoming park projects and the residents’ requests and needs. We take into account the growing needs of our community and make recommendations on the direction of new playground equipment and amenity features to the Board. If you are an involved homeowner and want your voice heard, consider joining us! We have a couple of open spaces on the committee. Last year we designed the new splash pad. We have plans to revamp a few neighborhood parks and update the Barn Pool water features. You could play a role in our upcoming projects. Don’t miss out on the fun. Find the downloadable Committee Application Form at www.mypowerranch.com.

The two issues we continue to struggle with involve parking problems and heating the neighborhood pools. Parking issues are intertwined with city codes and state law. Heating the pools is a budgetary issue, as our priority is to keep assessments stable. We welcome resident input and suggestions at our monthly meetings. The Knolls Committee is here to serve, to listen, and to advise. It has been my privilege along with all the members to work for the betterment of the Knolls through this committee, and we all look forward to continuing our service moving forward.

EDITOR’S NOTE: In 2018, as part of the overall committee restructuring, this committee will be called the Facilities Committee.

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communications brief LOOKING BACK ON 2017

By Stacey Schulze

Communications Coordinator

Last year, the Association developed a communications plan for the community. Our primary focus is accurate, clear, consistent and transparent communications. We reviewed communications tools and sent out a survey to find out where residents go for Association information, and what types of information are the highest priorities. The overwhelming majority preferred the weekly email blast and stated one email each week was the desired quantity. We, in turn, reduced the number of emails. If one email a week is just not enough, we have created additional mailing lists for events, classes, and clubs that will spark your interest. You can update your email preferences to add additional activity emails and sign-up for the weekly emails on mypowerranch.com. In December, the Association began working with Print2order on Power Ranch Living. We are excited to unveil our collaboration. We hope you enjoy the first issue and offer us feedback. The best part is that this comes at no cost to the community. The design, layout, printing, and postage are covered by Print2order, as advertising offsets the printing and mailing. We will continue to make a digital copy of the magazine available on our website. Facebook is the social media site residents prefer for community news. In October, we reached 2,000 likes on our Facebook page. We have seen an increase of 24% overall this year on the platform. Additionally, you can follow Power Ranch Community Association on Instagram, Twitter, and Youtube. Thank you for following us. Your feedback is the best way to judge our communications and make improvements in the upcoming year. I’m excited to see how PRCA communications evolve in 2018.


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The Power Ranch landscape is a defining characteristic of our community with its trees, grass, arroyos, parks, and trails. It is vital in maintaining our quality of life and the value of our homes, and maintaining this landscape is the single largest item in our annual budget. The Landscape Committee meets regularly with Four Peaks Landscape Management to evaluate progress and determine needs, especially with regard to budget constraints. The committee then forwards information and recommendations to the Board of Directors for final review. There are many reasons to serve on one of our committees: giving back to the community, learning more about the management of our committee, meeting neighbors, and adding to your resume. The Landscape Committee has a couple bonuses: learning about plants and gardening, and occasionally, getting to tour the grounds in a PRCA golf cart!

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featured activities FLOW INTO THE NEW YEAR WITH YOGA By Hester Fielder

Power Ranch Resident and Yoga Instructor

Yoga at the Barn meets every Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. For the past four years, we have practiced a variety of classes. We focus primarily on Hatha, a gentle yoga style focusing on controlled breathing and holding poses for a short period and Vinyasa or “flow,” a yoga style that focuses on breathing paced with the movement through the poses. Students are encouraged to “start where you are, use what you have, and do what you can.” Pilates and Barre elements are also incorporated into the class, as I am certified and have taught both practices. This year, I will complete certification as a Master Teacher and Licensed Yoga Therapist. The program focuses on yoga for arthritis, tight hamstrings, osteoporosis, low back pain, flat feet, neck pain, forward head position (tech neck), balance, and more. You will get straightforward takeaways in each class, whether it is a quote, a breathing practice, or a posture to work on while standing in line at the grocery store or brushing your teeth. Here are ten health benefits of yoga: increased flexibility, improved mental fitness, healthier blood, better posture, reduced risk of chronic disease, enhanced fat loss, improved balance, better breathing, reduced soreness, increased muscle strength and tone, and so much more! For more information on classes at the Barn or private Yoga therapy instruction contact yogawithhester@gmail.com, or www.facebook.com/yogapracticewithhester.

DEVELOPING DANCE TECHNIQUE By Candice Allred

Power Ranch Resident and Dance Instructor

Learning is an art with dance education courses offered by Pure Technique. Students will develop stage etiquette, an understanding of technique as a fundamental skill, demonstrate learned techniques for an audience, show growth, and find a connection between classwork and stage work. For our showings, you will expect to see a dance class placed on stage for an audience to view. Traditional Ballet schools have been known to hold technique showings for company scouts and other opportunities. The format in which we choose to demonstrate our skills is the same to help them prepare more thoroughly and intricately for the Mainstage. From stretch technique to leaps, you will see a continually flowing class pieced together to delight, surprise, educate, and entertain both student and audience. The choreography is also designed to allow more stage time for parent viewing. Focus styles are ballet, modern, and acrobatics, and other fun styles such as hip-hop and jazz are incorporated. Classes are held Mondays 4:45 to 6 p.m. at the Ranch House Fitness room. The cost is $45 a month, for dancers age six to nine. Register at www.Puretechnique.us. photo Credit: Rebekah Pittman Photography


IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO DISCOVER FITNESS By Kristina Sherman

Power Ranch Resident and Fitness Instructor

With five years as an AFAA Certified Group Fitness, Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Silver Sneakers Trainer, and Power Ranch resident, I love lacing up my shoes and providing fitness to our community. In all of my classes, whether you are brand new to fitness or a fitness veteran, you will find what you need to be active and fit.

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GET BACK IN THE GROOVE By Tina Lee

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This January we will be bringing back Groove class due to popular demand. Groove class is a dance fitness class for everyone, no matter the level of experience. Learn hip hop, jazz, Broadway, salsa, and belly dancing routines, as well as adding weights, bands, and balls to improve fitness. Dance is a fantastic exercise because it improves your cardio level, your lung strength. Impact movement strengthens your bones, and it helps joint mobility, lung density, and even enhances your brain neurons. The best thing about Groove is that it is fun! Groove class will be held at its original time, Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m., and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. Additional programs include Sculpt and Tone, which focuses on strength and toning with a combination of cardio and muscle movements for your whole body, on Thursdays at 8:30 a.m. and Wacky Wednesday Workout for Kids at 1:30 p.m. on early release. There will be different activities each week. It is a tremendous recreational sports, fitness, and nutrition class encouraging happy and healthy lifestyles. All classes are held in the Ranch House Fitness room. If you never had a chance to try a class with TNT and Tina Lee, 2018 is your chance!

COMMIT TO THAT NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION Featuring Jennifer Shumway Power Ranch Resident, and Fitness Instructor

Anytime is a great time to start exercising, so why not use the motivation of a New Year’s resolution to start your fitness journey? Whether your goal is weight loss, a healthier lifestyle or just to find more time for yourself, boot camp is a great place to begin. My Perfect Body NOW with Jennifer Shumway cultivates fun and camaraderie through her signature training, style of team building and leadership, and workouts. Her clients learn to know one another by their first names; creating accountability, support, good times. Each exercise is demonstrated for beginner, intermediate and advanced fitness levels. Every workout is different each day, and designed to give a full body workout to improve overall strength, agility, flexibility, and endurance. Attend boot camp seasonally at The Barn in Power Ranch, Monday through Thursday at 9:00 a.m., and at Discovery Park Monday through-Friday, 5:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Learn more about the free four-week boot camp at www.myperfectbodynow.com.

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EVENTS

LAP THE LAKE

ALL MONTH IN JANUARY | Ranch House and Barn Lakes Start the New Year off right by lapping the Barn and Ranch House lakes. Each time you lap the lake, complete an entry form and you will be entered to win a prize provided by our sponsors. This annual tradition helps kick off New Year’s resolutions and reminds us to take time to enjoy the outdoors. Prizes sponsored by Ben Hill with Mission Physical Therapy and Dr. Cory McKinnon with One Accord Physical Therapy.

BOOT CAMP

JANUARY 13 - FEBRUARY 17 | Ranch House Volleyball Court Work out every Saturday, for six-weeks at 7a.m. for 45 minutes with instructor Kristina Sherman. It’s only $10 for all six classes. Sponsored by Lisa & Denise with Revelation Real Estate, for registration email: realtorsdeniseandlisa@gmail.com.

ART WALK AT THE RANCH HOUSE LAKE

SATURDAY JANUARY 27 AT 9 AM - 1 PM

POWER RANCH COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 4546 E HAVEN CREST DR, GILBERT, AZ 85297

ART WALK SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 9 A.M. TO 1 P.M. | Ranch House Lake Enjoy a morning of art, live music, and shopping around the lake, at this FREE outdoor event. Vendors register early for $30, there is limited booth space available. Vendor spaces are open to artists that have items available to purchase. We are looking for painters, crafters, pottery, custom furniture, authors, and more. Sorry, no MLM.

SHOW YOUR NEIGHBORS LOVE IN FEBRUARY ALL MONTH LONG, PRCA is encouraging you to meet your

BLOOD DRIVE

MONDAY, JANUARY 8, 3 TO 7 P.M. | Ranch House Flex Space Help save lives and donate blood. Registration links for United Blood will be included in the weekly email.

neighbors and share a little kindness this February. A few houses in each neighborhood will be chosen to receive a small goody on their front doorstep, in hopes each house will pass along something special to someone else in the community. Be the first to start the love register on www.mypowerranch.com, and we’ll supply the treats for you to deliver to twelve of your neighbors.

NEW RESIDENT WELCOME DINNER WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 6:00 P.M. | Carriage House Patio Welcome to the neighborhood! Join us for a FREE dinner, lots of information about the community; meet your neighbors, and a chance to win a few prizes. RSVP required.

HAPPY HOUR ON THE PATIO WITH LIVE MUSIC FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 6 TO 8 P.M. | Carriage House Patio Join your neighbors for Happy Hour. Enjoy live music provided by Jeff Ocheltree, appetizers and drinks for $8 per person, register today!

EARLY RELEASE ACTIVITY WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24, 1:30 TO 3 P.M. | Center Soccer Field Meet on the soccer fields after school with your friends and enjoy a fun and competitive obstacle course. Kids must be registered to attend, ages 7 and older, $3 a child.

DIAPER DRIVE Visit mypowerranch.com for more information about these events.

FEBRUARY 5 THROUGH FEBRUARY 16. | Carriage House Help Power Ranch Gives collect diapers and wipes for the Child Crisis Center. Sizes 4-6 preferred. Drop off donations at the Carriage House


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VALENTINE MAKE AND TAKE

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1:30 TO 2:30 P.M. | Ranch House Flex Space Register to make a Valentine gift, $3 per child, kids 7 and older.

MEET THE CANDIDATES WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 6:30 TO 8 P.M. | The Barn Did you know there are three seats open for the Power Ranch Board of Directors? Join us for an informal, Farmer’s Market gettogether giving you the chance to meet the people who will ultimately make the decisions impacting your community. Stop by to say hello, ask questions, and get information to make an informed decision when voting.

BORN TO BE WILD FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 6 TO 9 P.M. | Ranch House Flex Space, Tweens and teens ages 12 to 15 this party is for you! Listen to the DJ spin while you pose for selfies with props and have a few snacks. Meet new friends in the neighborhood. Registration is required. It is $5 per teen to attend. We also need five parent chaperones to join the revelry.

ASPIRE MEETING

FEBRUARY 13, 12:30 P.M. | Ranch House Flex Space, Join Aspire members on the second Tuesday of every month at lunch time to network with other local businesses and find out why Aspire is more than just a networking group. For more information go to powerranchbusinesses.com.

HAPPY HOUR ON THE PATIO

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 6 TO 8 P.M. | Carriage House Patio Join your neighbors for Happy Hour. Live entertainment TBD, additional event details will be posted on mypowerranch.com and in the weekly email. Registration is required.

THE GOOD NEIGHBOR PROGRAM Power Ranch is full of good neighbors, whose kind acts make this community such a wonderful place to live. That’s why Power Ranch and Print2order® are happy to offer this Good Neighbor program, to recognize our neighbors and share the stories of their selfless acts of kindness. As a resident of Power Ranch, we are asking you to share the stories about your neighbors who went above and beyond the normal neighborly duties. There is no act too small or insignificant; communities are built one kind act at a time. Each quarter we will select one story to spotlight in the Power Ranch Living and in the spirit of giving back, Print2order® will pay the quarterly master assessment for both the good neighbor and the neighbor who shared their story. Please submit your name and contact information, along with the resident’s name, address, and the reason you are nominating them. Winners are selected every quarter from the previous nominations. Show your neighbors you appreciate them today by submitting a nomination to, prliving@p2opublishing.com. Thank you. The next winner will be announced in the April/May edition for the July assessments.

OPEN MIC NIGHT

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 6 TO 8 P.M. | Carriage House Patio For the first time, here at Power ranch we are hosing an Open Mic Night. We are looking for artists who are interested in performing spoken word. Enjoy coffee or tea with light snacks and listen to performers from both near and far. Register for $5 each person to attend. Artists register to perform for $10.

ANNUAL MEETING

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, FROM 5 P.M. | The Barn Ladies and gentlemen start your engines and celebrate at the Power Ranch Barn in honor of our Annual Meeting. Join us for food, activities, and Daytona 500 fun NASCAR style at 5 p.m. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Stay for fun, and the chance to win prizes during and after the meeting. Please register for this FREE event.

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NEW YEAR’S DAY

7 8 9 10 11 12 13 BLOOD DRIVE @ Ranch House Flex Space 3:00-7:00 p.m.

DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE @ Carriage House Conference Room 6:00 p.m.

14 15 16 17 18 19 20 NEW RESIDENT WELCOME DINNER @ Carriage House Patio 6:00 p.m.

HAPPY HOUR ON THE PATIO W/ LIVE MUSIC @ Carriage House Patio 6:00-8:00 p.m.

MLK JR DAY

21 22 23 24 25 26 27 BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING @ Carriage House Conference Room 6:30 p.m.

EARLY RELEASE ACTIVITY @ Center Soccer Field 1:30-3:00 p.m.

ART WALK @ Ranch House Lake 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

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SAVE THE DATE FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE EVENT INFORMATION, VISIT MYPOWERRANCH.COM ART WALK SATURDAY, JANUARY 27

MEET THE CANDIDATES WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

ANNUAL MEETING MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26

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28 29 30 31 1 2 3

4 5 6 7 8 9 10 DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE @ Carriage House Conference Room 6:00 p.m.

VALENTINE MAKE AND TAKE @ Ranch House Flex Space 1:30-2:30 p.m.

BORN TO BE WILD @ Ranch House Flex Space 6:00-9:00 p.m.

MEET THE CANDIDATES @ The Barn 6:30-8:00 p.m.

11 12 13 14 15 16 17 ASPIRE MEETING @ Ranch House Flex Space 12:30 p.m.

HAPPY HOUR @ Carriage House Patio 6:00-8:00 p.m.

18 19 20 21 22 23 24 OPEN MIC NIGHT @ Carriage House Patio 6:00-8:00 p.m. PRESIDENT’S DAY

25 26 27 28 1 2 3 ANNUAL MEETING @ The Barn 5:00 p.m.

MONTHLY MEETINGS RESIDENTS WELCOME TO ATTEND!

DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE January 9 & February 6 6:00 p.m. Hosted at the Carriage House Conference Room

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING January 22 6:30 p.m. Hosted at the Carriage House Conference Room

CALL FOR CANDIDATES Are you interested in serving on the Board of Directors? Applications are on our website, mypowerranch.com, or can be picked up at the Carriage House. Completed applications are due January 19.


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COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION

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Cholewka Law is proud to sponsor the 2017-2018 season at the Higley Center for Performing Arts Dec. 5

Tanya Tucker • Country Music Legend

Jan. 6

Red Skelton Salute • Red Sails into the Sunset

Jan. 9

Acoustic Eidolon • World Music for the Soul

Jan. 12

Bettman & Halpin • Folk/Americana Concert

Jan. 13

Gentri • Gentlemen Trio of three tenors

Jan. 18

Guthrie Brothers • Scarborough Fair-Tribute to Simon & Garfunkel

Jan. 20

The Hillbenders • Bluegrass Opry of Tommy

Feb. 1

Hotel California • A Salute to the Eagles

Feb. 12

Fancifool • One Woman Theater of comedy, singing, dancing, and more

Feb. 22

Jim Curry Take Me Home • Music of John Denver

Mar. 1

Charles Lindbergh • Lone Eagle, a one-man play

Mar. 5

Catapult • Shadow Dance Show *For tickets please visit: www.higleycenter.org

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Power Ranch Living January/February 2018  
Power Ranch Living January/February 2018  

Power Ranch Living Magazine is the official community magazine of Power Ranch, produced by the Power Ranch Community Association. It is desi...

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