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The community newsletter that brings us together! I, II, III & IV

Volume I, Issue III - October, 2010

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LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER

Greeting Neighbors and Friends,

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hhh, isn’t it beautiful outside? A hint of cool air in the mornings and evening. Sure, it’s hotter than heck by 10am, but still it’s a wonderful tease. My neighbor already had all her fall decorations out by September 10th, making the house smell wonderful and feel cozy. I believe she lights her fireplace too (with the air turned way down). She REALLY

likes the holidays, so she starts very early. For the November issue we would love some of your favorite holiday recipes, photos of Thanksgivings past and all photos and announcements you had during October. We so much enjoy all the pictures coming in. For those who really want to know, October 16th is Sweetest Day and October 24th is Motherin-Law Day. Aren’t those one in the same? Enjoy the weather, put up your fall decorations and buckle up for a fun filled holiday season. It’s coming fast!

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This month’s cover photo contest winner is Rachael. She wins a basket filled with goodies from the following local contributing businesses:

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© 2010 Meadow Pointe News. All rights reserved. Meadow Pointe News is published monthly, distributed by the U.S. Postal Service free to all residents of the Meadow Pointe community and advertisers. Unless otherwise noted, the views expressed in this publication do not necessarily represent those of the Publisher or the Meadow Pointe Community Development Districts I, II, III and IV. Lists are for reference only and do not imply official sanction or recommendation by Meadow Pointe News. Editorial submissions are welcome. Publisher reserves the right to reject or edit for length and clarity all submissions. The Publisher is not responsible for errors or omissions.

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Don’t miss this family favorite event! Come join us at Sand Pine for some yummy food, games, fun prizes, activities, entertainment…and so much more! A great way for high school students to earn volunteer hours! For information, contact Peggy at president@sandpinepta.org.

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MEAD W POINTE I INFO Meadow Pointe Clubhouse

28245 County Line Road Wesley Chapel, FL 33543 P: (813) 973-1671 F: (813) 973-7268 clubhouse1@meadowpointecdd.com Office Hours: (M-F) 8 am – 5 pm Operations Manager: Keith Fisk

Clubhouse Hours: Everyday from 8am – 9:30pm Pool hours: 10am-Dusk

MP CDD Supervisors

Chair -Dennis Smith

dsmith@meadowpointecdd.com

Treasurer -Lutfi Jadallah

ljadallah@meadowpointecdd.com

Vice Chair-Pat Asklar

pasklar@meadowpointecdd.com

Assistant Secretaries-Kelly Rodriguez krodriguez@meadowpointecdd.com

Dawn Khalil

dkhalil@meadowpointecdd.com

FY 2011 CDD Board Meeting Schedule

The Board of Supervisors approved the meeting schedule for the next fiscal year. All meetings will be held on the first and third Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm in the MP1 Clubhouse. Check our website for exact dates. All residents are welcome.

Don’t forget to Vote!

In the November 2nd election, Seats 1 & 2 of the five Meadow

2010-2011 Budget adopted!

Your MP1 Community Council Needs YOU!

Residential property owners who have not paid off their portion of the bond will be assessed an additional $504 for their annual debt service payment. Making this year’s total assessment $990.09. Please note that this is the same amount assessed as last year, even with the addition of our new fitness center! The final budget can be found on our website.

The council meets once a month for an hour (October 4, November 1) to discuss new projects and activities in and around our community. More than one volunteer from a village is welcome as the more involvement we get the more productive we can be. Contact us at mp1cc@yahoo.com for more details. We look forward to hearing from you. Current Village reps are:

For the third year in a row, MPI residential assessments will not increase. During the September 2 CDD meeting, the board of supervisors adopted the budget for FY 2011 (October 2010-September 2011). The assessments, which are collected with your property taxes, will be $486.09. This includes the general fund, trash collection, deed restriction enforcement and architectural review funds.

WEBSITE

Stay up to date by visiting our website at

www.meadowpointecdd.com.

Pointe CDD Board of Supervisor seats will be on the ballot. Information about all 2010 local candidates can be found at the Pasco County Elections website www.pascovotes.com. CDD Meadow Pointe, Seat 1 •Robert J. Koryus •Dennis L. Smith* CDD Meadow Pointe, Seat 2 •Marc Burton •Lutfi J. Jadallah* •Michael Smith

The community council is a group of volunteers that work to make our community a better place to live. Activities include: hosting the annual community fair, mail post replacement and/or painting, village entrance holiday decorating and working with the CDD board. We are looking for volunteers to help out or fill vacancies in a few of our villages.

Arbors - Dennis Costa Broadlands - Nancy Deacon Murray Grasslands - Susan Walsh-Boyle Hammocks - Erick Egeland Meadowlands - Diane Hemphill Parkland - Carlotta Bernard Pinedale - Brett Landry Savannahs -Tim Taylor Springs - Mike Rosche Summerbrooke - Mike Smith Woodlands - Jeanne Curtin

*current Supervisors

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MEAD W POINTE I INFO A Fall Garage Sale!

The Meadow Pointe CDD Community Garage Sale will be held on Saturday, October 9th from 8 – 2. Residents in all eleven (11) villages are invited to participate, and there is no cost. Your trash could be someone’s treasure. Goodwill will have a truck in the MP1 clubhouse parking lot for any unsold treasures from 9 am to 4 pm the day of our garage sale.

Attention Racquetball Players Need a Racquetball Partner? Clubhouse staff will be happy to add you to a list of interested players who want to be paired-up with other Meadow Pointe racquetball players. Contact 9731671, clubhouse1@meadowpointecdd. com, or stop by the office to be placed on the list.

For Experienced Players If you have questions about items that can be donated to Goodwill, please call Goodwill Donations at 1-888-279-1988, ext 1440 or e-mail department@goodwill-suncoast.com. Remember, your Goodwill donations help change lives!

Racquetball Challenge Court Nights are Thursdays from 6 p.m. to closing. A great way to find a racquetball partner, or meet others at your level. Currently we are requesting experienced players, but will soon have an open court for novice players. For more information, contact the fitness center office.

MP1 Holiday Fair

The Meadow Pointe Community Council is planning our annual Holiday fair for Saturday, November 6. We are currently looking for vendors for this popular community event. Over 600 attendees, and 50 vendors participated in our last community fair in March. You can see pictures of past fairs on our website. If interested in being a vendor, contact Dennis Costa at mp1cc@yahoo.com.

Find fitness and focus with yoga at Meadow Pointe

Every Wednesday evening at 6:45, the Meadow Pointe Yoga Club meets in the MP1 Clubhouse for an hour or so of vinyasa flow yoga. Yoga, an ancient form of physical meditation, and an excellent form of exercise that incorporates strength, flexibility, and mental concentration. By linking the breath to movements and working through a series of postures, yoga practitioners work their muscles as well as their minds. After class, it is not unusual to feel both invigorated and calm. A typical Meadow Pointe yoga class can be strenuous, especially for those who think yoga is “easy.” We spend a lot of time stretching and building flexibility, but it’s much more than that. We also work on balance and strength—and most leave sweating! But don’t let that scare you--classes can be personalized for the individual. In other words, there are modifications and intensifications for the different poses. At the end of class, the most important pose is “sivasana” or “final relaxation,” a time to let the body assimilate all the challenges we explored during class. Many thanks to the Meadow Pointe Community Council for their generous donation of yoga mats, blocks, and straps, allowing beginners to participate fully in the classes without investing in their own equipment until they are sure that yoga is a good fit. The classes are free or by donation. Email kgarvin1@msn.com for more information. Page 6

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Mon. to Fri. - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wed. - open to 7 p.m.

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WRHS Athletics School News Lacrosse comes to Wiregrass Ranch High School For the first time, Wiregrass Ranch High School will be offering a lacrosse club to its students. Deemed the fastest game on two feet, lacrosse has a history that spans centuries, and is the oldest sport on the North American continent. Lacrosse is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing sports for both boys and girls in the state of Florida and across the U.S. The purpose of the WRHS Lacrosse Club is to increase awareness of lacrosse amongst the students at Wiregrass Ranch High School and support the growth of the in-school club lacrosse teams to eventually include Varsity Boys, JV Boys, Varsity Girls and JV Girls. Any student of WRHS who desires to participate in the WRHS Lacrosse Club is welcome. All students will be required to maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 as well as abide by the Academic Code of Conduct within the student planner. Students interested in participating in the WRHS Lacrosse Club can contact Mr. Zota at ezota@pasco.k12.fl.us. Students interested in playing on the WRHS in-school club lacrosse team can contact Coach Blair at rphilipblair@aol.com or 813.966.4210.

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October 25-29 Red Ribbon Week

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October 25 Report Cards

Sand Pine Elementary 29040 County Line Rd. Wesley Chapel, Fl 33543 813-794-1900 sandpine.pasco.k12.fl.us www.sandpinepta.org. Principal: Todd Cluff

October 1st, 7pm PTA Movie Night October 25-29 Red Ribbon Week October 7 Dad’s Lunch

October 14 Mom’s Lunch

October 22 PTA Fall Festival

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Wiregrass Ranch High School

October 11 Picture Day

October 28 6th Grade Dance

Double Branch Elementary 31500 Chancey Road Wesley Chapel, FL 33543 (813) 346-0400 dbes.pasco.k12.fl.us Principal: Peggy Lewis

October 15 BBQ Roundup 5:30-8:30 meal tickets and wristbands will go on sale October 1st presale ends Oct. 8th. October 25 Report Cards

October 27 Bounce U Night

PTA BINGO Night and General Assembly – 8/27/10 On Friday, August 27th 2010, the Sand Pine Elementary School PTA held the first General Assembly and BINGO night of the school year. PTA President, Peggy D’Alessandro, introduced the new PTA Board and also spoke to the assembly about PTA goals for this year. The evening was filled with lots of lucky winners and smiles. There was also plenty of entertainment, including a Pizza Eating Contest in which the new Sand Pine Elementary School Principal, Mr. Todd Cluff, showed off his pizza-eating skills and was ultimately crowned the pizza-eating champion. Thank you to all of the volunteers and sponsors for making this event such a success!

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MEAD W POINTE II INFO Meadow Pointe II CDD Information www.meadowpointe2cdd.org

MPII CLUBHOUSE CONTACT INFORMATION Bill Snyder

Property Manager

30051 County Line Road Wesley Chapel, FL 33543 Offlice: 991.5016 fax: 991.6169 E -Mail: clubhouse@mpiicdd.org

Office Hours

Monday - Sunday 8AM - 10PM Fitness Center Monday - Friday 5AM - 9:45PM Saturday - Sunday 8AM - 9:45PM Pool Hours (Pool is not heated) Thursday - Tuesday 10AM - Dusk Wednesday 12PM - Dusk

HAPPENINGS Cub Scout Pack 148 The program is open to boys entering first through fifth grade. Please visit our website at www.packsonline.com/FL/148.

Monday, Wednesday and Friday, alternating between MPI and MPII at 6:30pm. Anyone interested in learning the game, come join us! Email: mark.glassman@ mpiicdd.org

zumba Children and adult classes at MPII, Monday-Wednesday. For more info., call Zumba on Wheels at 986-2248

Mark Glassman Vice-Chairman mark.glassman@mpiicdd.org

Evening Book Club Contact: Joan Abrams at 907.8329 or email: ah2wcn97@aol.com.

MOMS Club North

All neighborhoods north of CLR, and all of MP Blvd.) Please contact Nicole Darner at 731.4080 or mvp@momsclubmp.org

MOMS Club South

Activities, events for moms and kids, and charitable works. Joyce Hepscher 406.5777 joycehep@gmail.com

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Meadow Pointe Lady Golfers Weekly golf outings starting this fall. Time and day to be determined. Open to ladies of all ages and experience levels of golf who want to participate in fun outings at various courses in the Tampa Bay area. Call Sandy O’Donnell @ 813-3458046 or email sodonell@tampabay.rr.com.

Linda Straw Chairperson linda.straw@mpiicdd.org

Jerry Lynn Assistant Secretary jerry.lynn@mpiicdd.org

Friday mornings or Wednesday at noon. For further details 569.0000.

Meadow Pointe Pickle balL Club

MP II CDD SUPERVISORS

Brian Shahin Secretary brian.shahin@mpiicdd.org

Wesley Chapel Rotary Club

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mahjong Meet at MPII on Wednesdays. For more info call the Clubhouse at 991-5016.

come dance with us Adult and children dance classes. For more info. contact Cheryl Morris at 9732018. Mon 5:30 to 6:30pm.

Brownie/daisy/girl scout troops Several Troops meet at MPII. Contact your local Troop for meeting dates and times. Page 11


MEAD W POINTE II INFO MPII CDD Website

Calendar

Log onto: http://meadowpointe2cdd.org You will find useful info regarding all October 2 - Garage Sale aspects of the CDD such as: October 6 - CDD Meeting 6:30pm Dates of Meetings October 7 - Charlesworth HOA 6:30pm Financials & Budgets October 13 Resident Meeting 7pm Newsletters - Services October 19 - Longleaf HOA 7pm Solid Waste Collection October 20 - CDD Meeting 6:30pm Policies & Forms HOA Deed Restrictions October 21 - Vermillion HOA 7pm Links to Government Services October 28 - Lettingwell HOA 6pm New: Follow us on Twitter

Home Owners Associations (HOA) as of 4/6/10 Information for the HOA villages:

• Charlesworth Wise Property Management 813-968-5665 Douglas Lee: dlee@ wisepropertymanagement.com 17824 N US Highway 41 Lutz, FL 33549

• Covina Key University Properties, loc. 813-980-1000 Angela Hester: ahester@univprop .com 7001 Temple Terrace Highway Temple Terrace, FL 33637 • Lettingwell Condominium Associates 813-341-0943 Leslie Larzelere: llarzelere @ condominiumassociates.com 24646 St Road 54, # 102 Lutz, FL 33559

MPII CLUBHOUSE: WHAT WE OFFER All Meadow Pointe residents are welcome to use our pool, playground, tennis and basketball courts. However, an ID card is required to access these facilities. Residents 14 years of age and older can come to the clubhouse and pick up their ID card free of charge. Meadow Pointe I, III & IV residents will be required to pay a $7.50 fee per ID for each member of their household over 14 years of age. We also provide free wireless internet at all clubhouse facilities including the pool, free for resident use. Fitness Center At the clubhouse we also have a fitness center featuring treadmills, elliptical, weight sets, stationary bikes and an area for stretching. Just a friendly reminder that you must be a MPII resident and 18 or older to use the Fitness Center. Room Rentals Plan your next family gathering at the Clubhouse! Whether you are planning a wedding/baby shower, birthday, anniversary party, wedding reception or even a family Page 12

reunion, MPII Clubhouse has a room for you. MPII residents may rent our rooms out for $50 per room. There is a capacity of 25 persons per room, so if your party is larger than 25 people, you will be required to rent both rooms. MPII Pool The pool here at the Meadow Pointe II Clubhouse is open year-round but is not heated. It is open to all residents. There is a capacity of 52 persons allowed in the pool as designated by the State of Florida Health Department. Guest ID’s Residents bringing guests to the clubhouse are asked to visit the office and obtain a guest pass before the visit. Guests do not have access to the Fitness Center. Clubhouse Dumpsters The Meadow Pointe II clubhouse has a dumpster available to residents for newspaper recycling only. (No phonebooks or magazines). Please do not put any trash or plastic bags in the recycling dumpsters. We apologize, but Clubhouse dumpsters are strictly for District business. October, 2010

• Longleaf Condominium Associates 813-341-0943 Leslie Larzelere: llarzelere @ condominiumassociates.com 24646 St Road 54, # 102 Lutz, FL 33559 • Sedgwick Rizzetta & Company 813-994-1001 Nick Disparte: ndisparte@rizzetta.com 5844 Old Pasco Road., Ste. 100 Wesley Chapel FL 33544 • Tullamore Wise Property Management 813-968-5665 Douglas Lee: dlee@ wisepropertymanagement.com 17824 N US Highway 41 Lutz, FL 33547 • Vermillion The Continental Group 727-299-9555 Gail Knight: gknight@sterlingmgnt.com 2870 Scherer Dr. N, Ste. 100 St. Petersburg, FL 33716 MEADOW Pointe NEWS


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Today flu shots will sting less.

$20 Flu Shots* www.dwic.org New Tampa Bruce B. Downs Blvd., South of County Line Road 813-973-9731 *The all-in-one flu shot protects against H1N1, H3N2 and this year’s influenza B strain. Ages 4 and up. Offer good while supplies last. Payment due at time of service. We will bill insurance when applicable. Page 16

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MEAD W POINTE III INFO Meadow Pointe III CDD Information www.meadowpointe3cdd.org

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Chairman-Glenn Johnston Vice Chairman-Paul Carlucci Assistant Secretary-John Johnson Assistant Secretary-William Galetta Assistant Secretary-Michael Hall Board of Supervisors public meeting held second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM in the Meadow Pointe III Clubhouse

Next meeting Date: Oct 12, 2010 - Time: 6:30 PM

Wetland encroachment violations As you may or may not be aware, Meadow Pointe III has numerous wetlands and conservation areas throughout the community. As such, your property may abut one of these protected areas. At no time should anyone encroach into these areas and remove any vegetation, plant vegetation, or construct any facility. These areas are part of the overall storm water drainage system for the community and also regulated by certain government agencies. Any alteration to these areas, including the buffers, may

be considered a violation of the drainage permit resulting in a fine. All fines will be the responsibility of the offending party. If you witness anyone altering the wetlands or conservation areas, please contact Dan Richardson, Clubhouse Manager immediately at 813-383-6676. Community Development District FAQs

Q What is the Community Development District in our community specifically responsible for? A The CDD will provide the following publicly-owned elements: Continued next page

Management Team District Manager-Scott Brizendine Rizzetta & Company, Inc. 5844 Old Pasco Road Suite 100 Wesley Chapel, FL 33544 Phone: 813-994-1001 Fax: 813-994-2100 Amenities Manager-Kelly Evans Clubhouse Manager-Dan Richardson Meadow Pointe III Clubhouse 1500 Meadow Pointe Blvd Wesley Chapel, FL 33543 Phone: 813-383-6676 Fax: 813-386-6676 MPIII Clubhouse Info Clubhouse Manager-Dan Richardson 1500 Meadow Pointe Blvd Wesley Chapel, FL 33543 Phone: 813-383-6676 Fax: 813-386-6676 E-Mail: mpiiiclub@live.com Office Hours Monday - Sunday 9AM - 9PM Fitness Center Monday - Sunday 9AM - 9PM Pool Hours (Pool is not heated) Monday - Sunday 9AM – Dusk MEADOW Pointe NEWS

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MEAD W POINTE III INFO • Off-site road improvements, streets, sidewalks, street signs and street lighting. This will be transferred to the County for maintenance

of service.

Q Can I payoff the bonds on my property?

• Water management. Including main line In most cases, yes! irrigation, lake and water control structures Q What are the ongoing responsi• Conservation areas

bilities of the CDD?

• Water and sewer facilities, which will be transferred to the appropriate franchised utility

The ongoing responsibilities of the CDD are to administer CDD bonds, operate and maintain the community facilities for the benefit of the property owners.

• Landscaping and entry features • Amenity areas (pool and clubhouse)

Q Who governs the CDD? The CDD is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors elected initially by the property owners. Eventually, the Board will he elected by majority vote of the resident electors in the community. A professional manager implements the policies of the Board.

Q How are CDD services financed? The CDD issues Special Assessment Revenue Bonds to finance community infrastructure. Generally, Community Development Districts assess each property owner a yearly capital debt service assessment to pay back those bonds. In the case of the CDD a significant portion of this capital assessment will be prepaid by the developer at the time of closing. In addition, to maintain the facilities of the community and administer the CDD, the CDD conducts a public hearing each year at which it adopts an operating and maintenance budget. The funding of this budget is levied as an operating and maintenance assessment on your property by the Board of Supervisors. All residents pay for a share of the maintenance of the CDD improvements through this annual assessment.

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Meadow Pointe III Tennis Class Schedule Adult Beginning Tennis 101 Classes Thursday Evenings - 7-8pm Beginning Mens & Ladies Mixed Clinic 1.0-2.5 Cost: $45/month: (60min, 1 day a wk x 4 wks) at Meadow Pointe 3 tennis Courts.

Kids Tennis Classes QuickStart™ for Little Tennis:

Ages 3-6 yrs old. Cost: $30/month: (1 day a wk x 4 wks) 5:30 - 6pm Thur at Meadow Pointe 3 Courts

QuickStart for Beginning Kids: ™

Ages 7-11 yrs old. Cost: $45/month: (1 day a wk x 4 wks) 6 - 7pm Thur at Meadow Pointe 3 Courts

Beginning to Intermediate Kids:

Ages 12-16 yrs old. Cost: $45/month: (1 day a wk x 4 wks) 6 - 7pm Thur at Meadow Pointe 3 Courts Sign-Up for any classes online at www.the tennisconnection.com or call The Tennis Connection 813-949-9195

Water Aerobics Come join our water aerobics workout Mon., Wed. & Fri. 10:30 to 11:30 am.

Mahjong Ladies play Mahjong at MPIII Clubhouse every Wednesday 12 noon - 3 pm. Come meet new friends.

Announcements If a resident would like to make an announcement in the MPIII Section, a birthday, anniversary, wedding or engagement please contact the Clubhouse at 813-383-6676

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS President-John Johnson Vice President-Diane Horner Treasurer-Mark Sifford Board of Directors public meeting held first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM in the Meadow Point III Clubhouse, 1500 Meadow Pointe Blvd, Wesley Chapel, FL 33543

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Hike For Hospice With Mike Alstott PASCO COUNTY – Gulfside Regional Hospice is pleased to announce that Mike Alstott, former Tampa Bay Buccaneers fullback, will return to start its fourth annual Hike for Hospice on Sunday, Nov. 14.

“We are grateful for Mike being a part of the Hike for Hospice for the fourth year,” said Linda Ward, Gulfside’s president and CEO. “Mike will begin signing autographs at 7:30 a.m., and then will greet all of the Hikers at the starting line at 9 a.m. His involvement helps raise the awareness of not only the Hike for Hospice, but also all of Gulfside Regional Hospice.”

The Hike for Hospice (5K – 3.1 mile walk) will be held at Wesley Chapel District Park, located at 7727 Boyette Road. Registration and check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. with the Hike commencing at 9 a.m. To register for the Hike for Hospice, visit www.firstgiving.com/Hikeforhospice. If you do not have

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internet access, you can register for the Hike for Hospice by calling 1-800-561-4883. It costs $25 for adults to participate in the walk. Students ages 11 – college cost $15 and children (10 and under) are $5 to hike. All hikers will receive a T-shirt, morning snack and

beverages with their registration. 

All proceeds from the Hike for Hospice will be designated for patients and their families facing life-limiting illnesses in Pasco County, as well as support programs at Gulfside’s Hospice

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MIKE ALSTOTT WILL KICK OFF GULFSIDE’S 
FOURTH ANNUAL HIKE FOR HOSPICE THIS NOVEMBER Houses and Bereavement Centers. The Hike for Hospice has raised more than $250,000 for Gulfside Regional Hospice since it began in 2007.

Various levels of sponsorship are available for the Hike for Hospice. For more information about sponsoring the event, call 1-800-561-4883 or e-mail hikeforhospice@ grhospice.org <hikeforhospice@grhospice. org> . 

Gulfside Regional Hospice, established as a nonprofit corporation in Pasco County in 1988 and initially licensed in 1989, serves more than 400 patients daily. GRH employs over 250 professionals and has more than 550 volunteers, and is the only hospice that serves Pasco County exclusively. For more information about Gulfside Regional Hospice, call 727-845-5707 or visit www. GRHospice.org.

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MEAD W POINTE IV INFO Meadow Pointe IV CDD Information Clubhouse Manager: Jeremy T Crawford Address: 3902 Meadow Pointe Blvd Wesley Chapel, Fl 33544 Phone: 813-973-3003 Clubhouse & Fitness Hours: 9AM-9PM Everyday Outside Amenities Hours: 9AM-Dusk Email: mpivclub@live.com Websites: www.meadowpointe4cdd.org www.mymeadowpointehoa.com www.mpcommunity.com CDD Board Chairman: Don Buck Vice Chairman: Tom Gray Supervisors: Sandra Bell, Adam Bell, Laura St. Clair District Manager: Scott Brizendine; sbrizendine@rizzetta.com The CDD Board meets at the Clubhouse on the second Tuesday of each month at 11:30AM. All residents welcome. The CDD would like to announce the newest additions to the board taking effect in November of 2010. Mr. Joseph Andrews and Mrs. Vivian Johnson. Each will be filling a supervisor’s slot for the upcoming year. Congratulations!

MPIII & MPIV HOA Board President: John Johnson Vice President: Diane Horner Devco Representative: Mark Sifford Steve Szekely, Rizzetta & Company; sszekely@rizzetta.com The HOA Board meets at MPIII clubhouse on the first Tuesday of each Month at 6:30PM. All residents welcome and are asked to keep their comments until the HOA Board has concluded their meeting and opened the forum to resident questions. MEADOW Pointe NEWS

MPIV activities Boot Camp - Adults Get in gear with an outdoor boot camp. Enjoy nature and have fun at the same time while you get fit. All fitness levels welcome. Call for pricing and times. Jack Somoano (321) 443-2922 or email jsomoano@verizon.net

Boot Camp for Kids Cardio, strength, flexibility core and endurance using bodies own weight, bands and running Jack Somoano (321) 443-2922 or email js omoano@verizon.net

Tennis Lessons Tennis Connection offers tennis specific programs & activities like QuickStart™ for beginners, using lower compression balls, kids keep the ball in play longer, learn faster and have more fun while building confidence. Kids play while they learn through fun games and drills. See website for more details and registration information. www.thetennisconnection.com

Zumba® class Time: 7:30-8:30 PM Location: MPIV Clubhouse Dates: Zumba, Thursdays at the clubhouse 7:30 -8:30, $10/class. Please no children. Contact: gabbygomez80@gmail.com to Zumba class

Spanish Class

Classes for adults. Thursdays $10/class, paid by the month (a three month course), includes notebook. Call for Appt. Call Patricia Rios (813) 388-9416

OPEN HOUSE Moms Club North October 22, 2010 - 11am-2pm Meadow Pointe IV Clubhouse Fun, food, & friends. All neighborhoods north of CLR and ALL of Meadow Pointe Blvd. Please contact Nicole Darner at (813) 7314080, or jemimaj4147@yahoo.com

Needlearts Eastside Stitchers. Open to any resident who enjoys the needlearts. If you quilt, knit, crochet, cross stitch, needlepoint or any type of needleart please come and join our group. We meet monthly at Meadow Pointe IV Clubhouse the 3rd Thursday evening from 6-9 pm. Come enjoy the fellowship, conversation, laughter and oh yes some stitching. Totally informal group, no dues, rules or business meetings. Well one rule, only bring food and drink for yourself. We do not bring to share. Contact Darlene Griffin email: dargriff@hotmail. com for more information

Meadow pointe tumbles iv you! Tumbling and gymnastics at mp iv classes start September 8th at the clubhouse. Day: Wednesday Times: 4:30-5:15 School age (6-10) 5:15-6:00 Pre-school (3-5). Cost: $40 / month. To request registration information, please e-mail Meadowpointetumbles@gmail.com or call 813-751-4073. Space is limited and classes are expected to fill. Call today!

Swim Lessons American Red Cross Swim Lessons for children and adults are now available through September. Private oneon-one Instruction. Free 15 minute Introductory Lesson. Call for more info: (800)766-8714 October, 2010

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EQUIPMENT! We have sports equipment to go along with the wonderful amenities. For your pleasure there are tennis rackets(2) and balls, volleyball, basketball, and soccer balls for residents to use while on Clubhouse property. You must leave your Resident ID with Staff while using the equipment. If the equipment is damaged or lost, the person, parents, or family of party who left the ID will be responsible for replacement, no exceptions.

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MPIV Community Garage Sale Saturday, October 9 Ads and information for MPIV provided by Clubhouse Manager Jeremy Crawford

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If your pet goes astray... Small tip: Try the Power of Scent Try placing a recently worn piece of clothing outside. Animals have a keen sense of smell and familiar smells can bring them home. For indoor cats, place their litter box outside. Most dogs and cats that end up lost have no identification. They could be more easily returned if they did! Be sure your dog and cat have up-to-date identification tags on at all times. Include the pet’s name and the phone numbers where someone can be reached. Do it today! Identification tags are inexpensive. Remember, if your pet has a collar and identification, strangers will be more likely to step in and aid your lost animal. Cats too! Purchase a special “break-away” collar with a built in elastic for cats. Should your cat become caught by the collar (for example on a tree branch) the collar will pull off and prevent choking. As well as a collar and tags, consider having your pet tattooed or microchipped. This can be done at the same time your pet is spayed or neutered.

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