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APRIL 2017

The Community Magazine for Tampa Palms Area Residents

Happy Easter

Dr. Rodney Holcombe

is proud to announce his 30-Year Anniversary serving the Tampa Palms area.

Association Information TPOA Administration Community Director: Sally Fuson Property Manager: Bonnie French 16101 Compton Drive M-F 9 AM - 5 PM 977-3337 Fax: 978-8067 tpoamail@aol.com www.tpoa.net

Board of Directors President Bill Edwards, Tillicoult@aol.com

Tampa Palms Parks

Secretary Marianne Trubelhorn TPOAMAIL@aol.com

Advanced Dental Associates

Dr. Rodney Holcombe 15303 Amberly Drive, Suite D, Tampa, FL 33647

Gene Field Patty Maney Jake Schoolfield Bill Shimer Jim Solely One Source (Landscaping Contractor) Joe Laird, Project Manager 267-1756


Dr. Holcombe and his team offer a full range of general, cosmetic, restorative, and implant dental services in a friendly, patient-focused environment. We treat patients of all ages and welcome those who have been avoiding the dentist due to anxiety or need a dental miracle. We accept most insurance and work with you to make your dental health not only a priority but affordable.

CDD Board of Supervisors

TREASURER Warren Dixon, D1TPOA@verizon.net


Office: 16311 Tampa Palms Bvd Tampa, Fl 33647 813 977-3933 813 977-6571 FAX CDD.Tampa@verizon.net Consultant Maggie Wilson, TPOA 977-3933 Fax: 977-6571 cdd.tampa@verizon.net

Compton Park 972-0897 Hampton Park 972-5699 River Park 971-6241

Tampa Palms CDD Board of Supervisors Meet Monthly When: 6:00 PM

2nd Wednesday of each month

Where: Compton Park General Purpose Room 16101 Compton Drive 813 977-3337

Call to schedule: (813) 972-9077

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Le t ter fro m th e G en er a l M a n ag er

April Update I

am happy to announce that we are again renovating at Tampa Palms Golf and Country Club! As you read this, we will be under way on a project that will update our Tennis and Athletic building.  We are working with our design team to create a better flow to the facility and refresh all of the interior, including new cardio equipment, new flooring, and new arrival functionality.  We are also refreshing all of our private event space.  In the ballroom we will be installing new carpet, new doors, improved lighting, and a fresh coat of paint!  Much of the same in the Board of Governors and Library to go along with the new carpet from last year! We have many new regular entertainment events coming to the Club this spring, including live entertainment and fun activities including corn hole, KEM Media Group 813-501-4894

bocce ball, and even golf related events on Friday nights. We have already started Sunday Family Fun Days, where on the first Sunday of every month we will feature brunch and different fun activities such as Dog Day, scavenger hunts, caricatures, live music, and more.  And of course, this month we will be hosting our Annual Easter Extravaganza! So if you are not already a Member, please see Lauren today, and don’t miss any of the fun! See you at the Club!

Rich Riffle General Manager Tampa Palms Golf & Country Club

We’re celebrating ClubCorp’s 60th Anniversary, and giving you the perfect opportunity to join the ClubCorp family here at Tampa Palms Golf & Country Club!

Crossbay Golf (age 42-59) Initiation Fee: $3,000 $250* Monthly Dues: $442 $382* Crossbay Golf (ages 60+) Initiation Fee: $3,000 $250* Monthly Dues: $382 $322* Our Crossbay Golf Memberships are full privilege Memberships for you, your spouse, and all dependents up to the age of 24. You have access to unlimited golf, tennis, fitness, swimming, dining, and our full calendar of social events. Experience these same benefits at Hunter’s Green Country Club, Countryside Country Club, and East Lake Woodlands Country Club, ALL with your Crossbay Membership at Tampa Palms. Enjoy a 25% a la carte dining discount (including alcohol), 24 annual (6 quarterly) golf guest passes, 10% discount on cart fees, 10% discount on private events, and a 50% discount on hotel rooms when booked within five days of check-in.

Additional Membership categories available: Crossbay Young Executive Golf (ages 18-41), Crossbay Sports, Crossbay Social, Community Social, and Tampa Palms Social Membership. Already A Member? Great! If you are a current Golf Member over the age of 41 and you SPONSOR a New Golf Member to join the Club, you will ALSO receive the $60 dues reduction for the next 60 months.* *Join today with a $250 down payment and a 12-month commitment to being a Member in good standing; at the end of the 12 months, we will waive the remaining $2,750. The $60 dues reduction is valid for your first 60 months of Membership. At the end of the 60 months, your dues will resume the published pricing. Some restrictions apply. Call Lauren Hirschey, Membership Director at (813) 632-1672 to find out more! This special offer expires April 30, 2017 and is limited to the first 60 Members to enroll.

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Spa Tip

goal is to provide a fun, safe and healthy environment for every camp attendant.

A Beautiful You for Spring

Private Events Tip year-round at the club pool. The Swim Team starts at $75 per month for beginners and is offered 3-4 days per week. High school and national level swimmers practice 6 days per week. Attendance is not required, but encouraged!

If winter has left you with a dry, flaky complexion, then we’re here to help. Winter’s cooler, drier temperatures dehydrate the skin which prohibits proper absorption of your serums and moisturizers. The result is an uneven texture which ages the skin and leads to the poor application of foundations and powders. We will work with you to revitalize your skin and give you back your vibrant glow. Our licensed Esthetician Paula brings 19 years of experience into the treatment room and offers serious skincare solutions that produce the results you’ve been looking for.   Paula can be reached through the Tennis and Athletic Center at 813-632-1676.

Pipeline Swimming! Tampa Palms Golf & Country Club has partnered with PIPELINE SWIMMING to provide the best swim team in the New Tampa area! Our pre-competitive and competitive team swims Page 4 • APRIL 2017

For more information on any of our aquatic programs, including adult, child or baby swim lessons or need dates of upcoming meets where your child can compete, give me a call!

Looking for venue to host your Baby Shower, Bridal Shower, Rehearsal Dinner or Corporate Event, Tampa Palms Golf and Country Club has numerous beautifully

appointed rooms. Best of all, our talented and dedicated Private Events Department takes care of every detail. For more information about hosting your event at the Club, scheduling a personal tour and to find out about special promotions, please contact Cathie Caliguiri, Private Events Director at 813-972-1991 ext 603

Tenn s Tip of the Month

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Summer Activity Camp Get ready for a Summer Camp experience you’ll never forget as we explore, examine, create, share and have a blast in a variety of extraordinary activities for campers ages 5 to 11 years old. Our program includes a strong emphasis on sufficient hydration as well as implementing strict safety procedures for managing sun exposure. Our

Early Preparation! You cannot prepare soon enoughturn your hips and shoulders before the oncoming ball bounces on your side.

GET THAT RACQUET BACK! See you on the courts! Tom Judson Head Tennis Professional Tampa Palms Golf & CC

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Member Spotlight Richard Lalli & Ann Lalli My wife and I have been members for the last 4 years. We moved to Tampa and were looking for a club to join. We were sponsored by our neighbor and felt welcomed right away. Although our focus was golf, we have found other aspects of the club that are great. We have found a great group of friends here and we are active participants in many of the functions offered by the club. Chef Jason and Greg Gordon and their staff do a great job providing excellent food and beverages. Whenever we dine here we feel very comfortable and there is no better value. As Signature Gold Members, we enjoy traveling to clubs in the southeast for golf and dining at the various dinner clubs. I can say there is no better value in golf than ClubCorp.

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Cat Crusader's Monthly Mewsletter

Cat of the Month

• Jazz up the taste of one of his bowls by plopping an ounce or so of low-sodium chicken broth into it. Source: Pat O’Shea, owner, Kitten Sittn’, and Cat Crusaders volunteer.

Mark Your Calendar

Could April be the Lucky Month for Fiona?

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Fiona has been in Cat Crusaders’ foster care for a few years now and since she was four weeks old. This poor girl and her sisters became very ill when they were rescued from the county shelter, but she is now happy and healthy. Her foster family thinks it’s finally time she find her furrever home. But, like most adult cats that come into the care of Cat Crusaders, she does not like to be shown at the rescue group’s New Tampa PetSmart Adoption Center. Fiona is social, loves to play and gets along well as an only cat. Every evening at bedtime, she

runs up the stairs of her foster family’s home and jumps on the bed for her nightly attention. She would do well in a home where she can get lots of attention, love, and playtime. We hope that the Luck ‘o the Irish is with her this month! You can make sure of it by sharing her story with your social network. If you can give sweet Fiona the special home she deserves, please email us today at adopt@ tampacatcrusaders.org. And, if you know someone who might be interested in her, please forward this email to them.

A Dry Florida Winter

Drink up these tips

Good Time to Talk About Your Cat’s Drinking Water

• Use a wide bowl so his whiskers don’t scrunched on the sides of the bowl

A cat requires a little less than an ounce of water per pound of weight per day if you feed your cat only dry food. If you feed your cat canned food, it already has 70 to 80 percent water, so don’t worry if your cat is not drinking from his bowl or fountain.

• Put a few water bowls throughout your house, in areas where your cat spends most of his time

• Use stainless steel or ceramic bowls. If you use plastic, be sure it’s BPA-free

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