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The community newsletter that brings us together! â€˘ I, II, III & IV Volume 2, Issue 4 - november, 2011
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irst, I need to apologize for my hasty mention of the Christmas Coloring Contest in the October issue. I stated the coloring page was to be in the November issue with results featured in December. That was incorrect. It will be in the December issue, the winner will be announced and receive the gift card on December 20th and the top picks displayed in the January issue. First place will receive a $25 gift card to Toys R Us. Sorry for the miscommunication.
How was your Halloween? If you have any pictures from Halloween parties or the night of or your lovely Thanksgiving decorations, we would love to feature them. Think about sending your Christmas photos for the December cover as well. Remember, any photos that do not fit in print will be added to our facebook page. http://www. facebook.com/YCNmeadowpointe Check updated events there as well.
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28245 County Line Road Wesley Chapel, FL 33543 P: (813) 973-1671 F: (813) 973-7268 email@example.com
What made you get involved with the MPCC?
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- 994-9832 firstname.lastname@example.org Treasurer: Lutfi Jadallah - 991-7511 email@example.com Vice Chair: Pat Asklar - 973-7943 firstname.lastname@example.org Assistant Secretary: Kelly Rodriguez- 991-7955 email@example.com Assistant Secretary: Dawn Khalil - 991-4249 firstname.lastname@example.org Meetings are 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month. All are welcome!
MP1 Community Council (MP1CC) The community council is a group of volunteers that work to make our community a better place to live. If you are interested in getting involved, contact us at email@example.com for more details. We look forward to hearing from you.
Current Village reps are:
Arbors . . . . . . . . Dennis Costa Broadlands . . . . Nancy Deacon Murray Grasslands . . . . . Susan Walsh-Boyle Hammocks . . . . Erick Egeland Meadowlands . . Diane Hemphill Parkland . . . . . . Carlotta Bernard Pinedale . . . . . . . VACANT Savannahs . . . . . Tim Taylor Springs . . . . . . . . . Mike Rosche Summerbrooke . Mike Smith Woodlands . . . . Jeanne Curtin MEADOW Pointe NEWS
I am very much a family person celebrating time together for birthdays, game night or vacations in Spain, Morocco, and Costa Rica. As a member of the Crossroads Community United Methodist Church I help teach the 4-6 year olds in Children’s Church, and do face painting at church and community events.
MP1 Volunteer Spotlight
Carlotta Bernard Tell us a little bit about your background… I moved from San Diego to Tampa in 1993 to be near my family. When I decided to finally purchase a house I turned to my brother Quinton Cline (also a Meadow Point resident). As a realtor with Florida Executive Realty, he said the best place for me was Meadow Pointe. “It’s a beautiful planned community that is family oriented and has all the amenities you could ever need,” he told me. He was right. Meadow Pointe is a great community I am proud to call home. And now I am only minutes from all my family. I am a registered nurse and have worked in Intensive Care, Recovery Room, orthopedics and neurosurgical nursing in various leadership and educator roles, as well as consulted in 2 local Assisted Living Facilities. After becoming a certified Legal Nurse Consultant, I decided to go back to school for an MBA which I accomplished in 2004. Two years later I became a Florida licensed Healthcare Risk Manager. For the last four years I have worked in the Quality & Safety Department at St. Joseph’s Hospital as a Clinical Quality Resource Coordinator. November 2011
I take pride in my home and my community and wanted to get involved in the future of Meadow Pointe. So after completing my MBA I decided it was time to get involved. I found Dennis Smith’s email in the MPI Newsletter and asked how I could get involved. That was 6 years ago. The rest, as they say, is history. Since then I’ve been a member of the Meadow Pointe Community Council helping to plan community events, writing and submitting articles to local newspapers announcing our events, face painting, and any other duties as needed.
What’s it like to be a volunteer member of the MPCC? The MPCC is a great group of people all with the same goal-to enrich the neighborhood in which we live. We care about our neighbors and the value of our properties. During our monthly meetings we have a lot of laughs, but also accomplish a lot. I thoroughly enjoy being part of this group that knows how to get things done, under the leadership of Dennis Costa, from planning the Community Fairs, decorating the village entrances for Christmas or making purchases (exercise equipment, lane ropes, clubhouse furniture). I only wish more residents would get involved. They don’t know what they are missing. It is very rewarding to be part of making a difference in my community.
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Meadow Pointe 1 Bridge Club
If interested in a bridge club on Thursdays, contact Mary Cline at 994-7909.
Hearing Impaired Assistance Meadow Pointe 1 has teamed up with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services of Florida, Inc. to have space at our clubhouse to meet with people who may need special phones. Contact Jane Swanson at 727-853-1010 to make an appointment! This is a FREE service.
Masters of Fine Art of Wesley Chapel
Wednesdays from 10-2 at MP1 Clubhouse for experienced artists. Contact Bob Jasper for more information, 973-4734.
Tuesdays from 10-12 at MP1 Clubhouse. Contact Gloria Glauser, 991-4500.
MP1 Yoga Club
Find your balance, strength and flexibility every Wednesday evenings in the MP1 Clubhouse. Contact Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Tennis lessons at MP 1
Coach Bill Arfsten USPTA trains all levels of players. Call 469-2267 for more information on private and group lessons.
To the Pointe Dance Classes
Ballet, jazz, and hip hop dance lessons are available at the MP1 fitness center Mondays between 4:30 and 7pm. Classes are $30/ month. Contact Chrissy at 679-0395, or email ToThePointeDanceCentre@yahoo.com for more information.
MP1 has a Racquetball Challenge from 6 p.m. to closing Thursdays for experienced players. A great way to find a racquetball partner, or meet others at your level. Contact the Fitness Center for more information.
Swim Kids USA will have swim classes at Clubhouse I (May-Sept). Call Alan at 991-6258 or register at www.swimkidsusa.com.
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Classes are Tuesday nights; $6 per or 5 for $25; 6:45pm Low Impact; 7:30pm Regular Class. Contact Gabby at 263-8046 for more information. Page 6
New Playgrounds are coming to MP1
n October 6, the Board of Supervisors approved the replacement of the playground equipment at both the Community Center Park and Pinedale Park. The equipment at both parks would require major repairs if not replaced. The new playgrounds will be constructed with updated safety features and meet the new Americans with Disability Act requirements going into effect next year. It is anticipated that the new playgrounds will be completed in the spring of 2012.
equipment. As a result, there will be a short period of time when no playground equipment will be available at the Pinedale Park. These improvements are part of a long-range plan to refurbish, update and expand the CDD recreation facilities to ensure that our community maintains its high standards and continues to offer a wide variety of activities for our property owners and residents. v
The playground at the Community Center is being relocated between the fitness center and the basketball and volleyball courts. It will be completed before removal of the existing equipment. The equipment at Pinedale Park will be placed in the same location as the existing
Upcoming Events: Meadow Pointe 1 Holiday Fair The MP1CC is holding the 4th annual Holiday fair Saturday, November 5 from 10am – 2pm at the MP1 clubhouse. Shop for holiday gifts from local vendors while the kids enjoy a bounce house and face painting! The MPCC will be grilling up burgers, dogs and chicken kabobs! For a glimpse of last year’s fair, visit www. meadowpointecdd.com. Don’t miss this fun free family event! For more information, contact us at email@example.com.
Santa Clause is Coming to Town! Be sure to mark your calendars as Santa is planning an early visit to Meadow Pointe 1 clubhouse Friday evening, December 16 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm. The kids will have fun with craft activities and face painting, while enjoying holiday cheer at this FREE event sponsored by both the CDD and the MP1CC. Light refreshments will be available for all to enjoy.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas… Well, not really-at least not yet. But it IS time to start thinking about decorating the village
entrances for the Christmas season. Last year some of the entrances looked all merry and bright, and others looked like Charlie Brown’s Christmas.
Would you like to be part of the team that decorates your village this year? Here’s how. • Help hang the lights and other decorations. • Make a small tax deductable donation for the purchase of decorations. • Or both The CDD provides four wreaths for each village entrance. The rest is up to us. So Come All Ye Faithful villagers and let’s make Meadow Point I a Winter Wonderland this holiday season! We start decorating the weekend after Thanksgiving, so don’t wait. Contact your village representative, or firstname.lastname@example.org today for more information or to let them know you’re available to help. They’re making a list and checking it twice! This is your chance to deck the halls with boughs of holly, and make your village entrance festive this holiday season. (Note: The Parkland rep is unable to decorate the entrance this year. Please help us out by volunteering a couple of hours. We have plenty of decorations, and can add more if needed.)
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Meetings are every Thursday evening 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the MP I Community Center, through December 1st. Open for both knit and crochet. All skill levels are encouraged to attend. For Info: email@example.com November 2011
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C o mm u n i t y Sp o t l i g h t into a huge event with the help of our GFWC sisters in District 8.”
Books for Troops: Gfwc New Tampa Junior Woman’s Club (Ntjwc) & Juniorettes Partner with Local Businesses
ooks for Troops, a new project of GFWC New Tampa Juniors and Juniorettes started in October. Several businesses have partnered with them to collect the books in the blue boxes. “Arleen Andrews at Bangs and Blondes in Wesley Chapel, Anita Long at Business Ink Printing in Temple Terrace were our first partners,” said Patricia Murphy the project chairman. “Then Dr. Levin in Wesley Chapel and New Tampa Well Spa joined the
What’s her secret to getting the job done? “It’s not really a secret. I think if you feel passionately about something you can accomplish almost anything. I thought this would be a perfect project that would encompass my belief in recycling while doing some good for those that fight everyday to protect us. Fortunately I have a lot of friends that feel the same way and are happy to weed out the paperbacks from their libraries to support our troops.”
blue box campaign.“Our partners have been accepting donations of paperback books at their locations” We also collected many books from the Hunter’s Green Garage Sale on Saturday, October 1st.”
Want to start a book collection at your office and support Books for Troops? “This is such an easy project anyone can get involved. Just collect paperbacks from your friends or neighbors and then drop them off at one of our business partners or call or email me for pick up of 100 books or more” said Murphy.
“Initially this project was about collecting a few books from our members as a form of recycling and sending them to our troops. However, in the past few weeks it has blossomed
Ms. Murphy said, “In the next phase of this project I’d like to see donations of hardback large print books for the library at Baldomero Lopez
Memorial Veterans Nursing Home. When I was little my grandmother was always reading rather than watching television. The joy of reading is something she passed down to me and something I’d like to share with local veterans too.” “We are collecting all kinds of books. Even comic books. Basically any books that the Troops can read during their down time,”said Murphy, “We CAN NOT accept books about religion, the apocalypse or pornographic materials.” If you would like to volunteer or make a donation for postage please contact Patricia Murphy for more information Murphy.Patricia@verizon. net or Juniorettes@gfwcnewtampajuniors.org v
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go with us? What else will distinguish me and your people from all the other people on the face of the earth?’ 17 And the LORD said to Moses, ‘I will do the very thing you have asked, because I am pleased with you and I know you by name.’” God’s presence is important to us as we seek God’s wisdom and direction for our lives.
The Presence & Promise of God CrossRoads Community United Methodist Church
n the past few years our world has witnessed a plethora of representations of the sublime, the extreme, nature’s beauty and real life. Religion is one of the elements of life being represented through media like the internet, motion pictures, television and other forms of communication. Recently at CrossRoads Community United Methodist Church we were blessed with an artistic expression of
our Christian faith through a mural painted by local artist Beverly Burris. We call it “The Presence and Promise of God.” The presence is based on scripture in Exodus 33:15: “Then Moses said to him, ‘If your Presence does not go with us, do not send us up from here. 16 How will anyone know that you are pleased with me and with your people unless you
Imagery in the mural includes the light of the world, whom we believe to be Jesus Christ, The Son of God. In John 12:46 “I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in me should stay in darkness.” The dove represents The Holy Spirit of God and in Luke 3:22 we read that “the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven: ‘You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased.’” The mural in its totality reflects the Christian viewpoint that all of creation originated by the hand of God. Genesis 2:4: “This is the account of the heavens and the earth when they were created, when the LORD God made the earth and the heavens.” The marble pillars depicted in the mural could not have been created without God first creating stone.
The stairway to heaven represents God’s promise of eternal life to those who place their faith in Jesus as Lord. All people are welcomed to respond to faith in Jesus. Isaiah 66:1 reads “This is what the LORD says: ‘Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool. Where is the house you will build for me? Where will my resting place be?’” We pray for God’s presence in the sanctuary where we worship God. We also prayed as Beverly painted and we asked God to touch her hands, mind and brush. Even in this aspect of the painting we see art imitating life. We believe that God is the potter and we are the clay and as we place ourselves in God’s hands we are molded and shaped into more loving and caring human beings. CrossRoads Community United Methodist Church is blessed to minister to those who find themselves at a crossroad in life. Through the presence and promise of God we find our way through this journey called life. We invite you to worship with us on Sunday mornings as we help each other find our way. v For more info about CrossRoads see www.crossroadsum.com
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reetings to all MP Residents and hope everyone gets a copy of this Newsletter so we all can be informed on the upcoming events in November. The 1st is All Saints Day, the 6th- Daylight Savings Time Ends, the 8th Election Day, the 11th Veterans Day and the 24th Thanksgiving Day. Our Clubhouse, Fitness Room, and Pool at Meadow Pointe II CDD will close at 3:00PM on the 23rd and remain closed on the 24th to observe Thanksgiving Holiday. We will reopen on the 25th. The Courts along with the playground will remain open for the enjoyment of the residents. We wish to take our hats off to all our Veterans who have given us a Thanksgiving Day of freedom. May we all join hands on this special day to give thanks for our families, friends and the beautiful villages we all live in. I wish to thank our staff for their hard work each day on keeping everything clean at the clubhouse and grounds. Please have a great November and attend the CDD meetings if you can. - Bill Snyder
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he second week of each month as you drive into MPII there are signs telling all that there is a Resident’s Council meeting this Wednesday night. What is the Resident’s Council? What do they do? What is their purpose? Can I attend? Interesting questions, so let me try and answer them. When the CDD’s were first formed, the supervisors who sat on the Board were the developers and their staff. The residents had NO representation and truthfully no say. The meetings were held during a time when most residents worked. So how did this Board get the feelings of the residents? You talked to the property manager, who also worked for the developer. It was NOT a unit of the CDD and NOBODY from the Board came and sat with us or helped us or answered any questions the residents had. The Resident’s Council was formed; meeting at night once a month with representation from each of the villages. The forum was to help the residents with any problems that they were having with their homes or with the CDD. Do you think the sitting supervisors cared about a single homeowner’s problem, or what the residents wanted in their community? They wanted to finish the project, take their money and move on, but what about you and your wants or problems? The Council listened to your problems and these were brought up to the CDD as part of the Resident’s Council report that was on the agenda. After four years, we were able to get one resident on the Council. There he sat knowing with a 4 to 1 vote against him nothing would get solved or even a second to bring it to the table. This lasted only two years and then to their surprise, we took over the entire Board. Of the five members of the new CDD Board, 5 were members of the Resident’s Council and had knowledge of what was going on and needed November 2011
to be completed. That was almost 10 years ago and the new Boards continued to work for the residents. The problem is that after losing 5 members of the Council and moving CDD meetings to the evening, the Council seemed to lose participants. I always fought to keep the Council going for it gave the people a place to voice their concerns without having only 3 minutes to discuss their problems as input in the beginning/end of the meetings. It is true that the Chair of the Board can take audience comments, but it is not required. There are residents who signed up to represent their Villages with an HOA have a Board that represents them and voice the residents concerns as a village. This opportunity should be afforded to villages without an HOA and this is where the Resident’s Council can be utilized. This is crucial when proposing the new budget, because villages can put forth a wish list for the new fiscal year. A CDD supervisor will try to attend this meeting regularly to hear concerns and answer any questions that do not require a board consensus. He/She will not run the meeting, for this is a community group. Looking for some of the activities that other CDD’s plan? No CDD money can be used to fund events, but the Council can organize and run them. Isn’t it time MPII gets into the game? Why not give it a try? Your voice can and should be heard. I hope I explained what the Council is all about, how it started and what has to be done. Please feel free to contact me or any of the CDD staff regarding any questions that you may have. Respectfully submitted, Mark Glassman,
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MPII CLUBHOUSE CONTACT INFORMATION Bill Snyder
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Hmmm … I bet the gate code you are using won’t open the gate at night or on Sundays … right? It sounds like you’re using the vendors code, which only works Monday-Saturday from 7am-7pm. Stop by the clubhouse, fill out a gate code form, bring proof of residency, and we’ll issue you your very own code. About that remote: chances are it just needs to be re-coded. Bring it with you when you come to the clubhouse and we’ll test it for you …
or more than 9 years, Mari has been involved as a volunteer in the community schools. Mari began volunteering at Sand Pine Elementary School as a classroom volunteer in 2002. Her experience in the classroom prompted her to become a PTA committee member, Vice President of the PTA and President in 2006-2008. During her Presidency she received numerous awards including the Florida PTA Thomas Newsletter Grant and the Outstanding Safety Achievement Award for two consecutive years. These awards are given to one Elementary School each year in the state of Florida. She served as a SAC committee member and has been honored as Volunteer of the Year at Sand Pine several years. She also served as the Sand Pine Relay for Life Team Captain
and with her team raised over $50,000 in 5 years for the American Cancer Society. She currently volunteers at Dr. John Long Middle School. She is a Team/School volunteer, a SAC Committee member, and the Vice President of the PTSA. At Wiregrass Ranch High School she is currently serving as the PTSA 1st Vice President. In addition, Mari serves on the Pasco County School Board as a Vision Committee member. With all of her efforts there is no question why she was recognized as the District School Board of Pasco County Volunteer of the Year in 2010 and also received the Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce Community Pride Award in 2008. Mari residents in Manor Isle with her husband Robert and sons Daniel, a freshmen at Wiregrass Ranch High School and Steven, a 7th grader at John Long. When asked to be featured in this article Mari commented “I am so fortunate that life has enabled be to be a volunteer”. Meadow Pointe II is very fortunate and gives thanks for having such dedicated residents within our community. Do you know a resident who deserves to be recognized for their acts of kindness? Submit their name by calling the clubhouse at 813991-5016. v
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New Sweetees Offering!
For the first time in the 10-year history of the Wesley Chapel Athletic Association’s Baseball/Softball program, we are pleased to introduce a new division in Girls’ Softball: The ‘Sweetees’. This division is specifically designed for girls aged 4-6 years old for the opportunity to play the game of softball with other girls their same age and skill level. WCAA has a lot to offer the children of the area; however a true T-ball division just for these young “Sweetees” was previously not available to them. Prior to this season, young girls who registered were placed on a T-ball team with
mostly boys. Each season, WCAA would only have 4-5 girls registered to play. Now that has all changed… Last Spring season Scott King and Michelle Perez decided it was time to open registration for Girl’s T-ball.
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Based on the low number of girls previously playing in that age group, WCAA had no idea what to expect in terms of registration numbers. The goal was to hopefully be able to field at least two teams with six players each. To the delightful surprise of the WCAA, there were 29 girls that signed up and WCAA was able to offer 3 full teams to play this Fall season in this new division. With numbers typically larger for Spring Ball, WCAA hopes that the “Sweetees” division will be one of the biggest (and definitely the cutest) they have to offer for the young ladies of Wesley Chapel.
BASKETBALL Spring Season Registration
Fall Ball is offered as an instructional season and ends mid-November. However, registration for the Spring season will begin on November 12th, 2011.
As the end of the year approaches, the WCAA Basketball Committee is gearing up for another great flagship Spring season. The program has become very popular for kids of all ages and sizes, proving that you don’t have to be tall to play ball! This past Spring 5- year-old Gabriel Lukow was one of our youngest boys who participated in basketball program for the first time. At the first practice his parents Camille and Steven were doing coaxing him on
the court to meet his team and begin practicing. Over the course of the season, Gabriel’s parents watched how the game of basketball was helping Gabriel build confidence and in time, he had become eager and excited to participate on the team. Gabriel progressed each week and by the end of the season he came out of his shell and was a great team player. He even scored the last free throw his regular season game! Parents and teammates jubilantly celebrated this achievement by Gabriel! This Spring promises to be another jam-packed season with the Opening Jamboree, Coaches and Players clinics, continuing our partnership with St. Leo University and the AllStars and Championship Weekend! The WCAA Basketball Committee is very excited to open registration for the Spring Basketball Season on November 1st, 2011. Please visit wcaabasketball.com to register and get more information. See you on the courts! v
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Boxes of Hope & Bags of Joy fers families much more than food and toys.
hen most people think of Metropolitan Ministries, tents, food, turkeys and toys come to mind. While those are a big part of what the Ministries does for the holidays, none of it could be possible without the support of the Meadow Pointe community.
During Thanksgiving and Christmas, The Ministries constructs a 32,000 square foot red and white tent that resembles Santa’s Village. Families receive Boxes of Hope (food items for a complete holiday meal, including a turkey) and Bags of Joy (toys and stocking stuffers for children. The Holiday Center of-
Impact, changed lives, transformation and hope are holiday miracles that seem to unfold right before ones eyes. Through the Ministries Compassion + Action community outreach initiative geared toward serving more families in more communities, the Ministries has partnered with organizations across the bay area to serve families in need. The tents known as Holiday Centers, now total 9 locations in three counties--Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco, serving as a place for volunteers, donors and those receiving services to come in contact with each other.
The Ministries is encouraging the Meadow Pointe community to collect Boxes of Hope and Bags of Joy, by challenging your friends, coworkers, school and faith groups to collect 20, 50, or 100 boxes and bags for the families the Ministries will serve this year. You won’t be able to serve all 25,000 families in need, but each community member can make a difference in a life by feeding ONE family or providing ONE toy to a child in need. The Brink Foundation is making it easier for your donation to go further…their BOGO match is back this year! Each toy and food donation will be matched by the foundation up to 2,500 toys and 45,000 pounds of food. v
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MEAD W POINTE III INFO Resident Appreciation Day
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BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Chairman: Paul Carlucci Vice Chairman: Michael Hall Assistant Secretary: John Johnson Assistant Secretary: William Galetta Assistant Secretary: Glen Johnston
Our Residents really enjoyed themselves and Mr. Tommy was sensational as always. Our children had a wonderful time. Thank you Bright House for making this happen,
Board of Supervisors public meeting held second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM in the Meadow Pointe III Clubhouse.
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MPIII/MPIV HOA Board President: John Johnson Secretary: Diane Horner Treasurer: Seth Bohannon Director: Mark Sifford Director: Ken Kauffman
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Learn to Paint with Acrylics Open to residents and non-residents A new introductory painting class will begin September 8th for six, three-hour sessions through October 13, from 1:00-4:00 pm, at the Meadow Pointe III Clubhouse. Learn the basics of painting, color theory, and composition by doing. A supply list will be furnished. $20 per session. To sign up, or for more infomation, call Arlene Wells, 813-482-1058
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Enjoy your kids! Unplug from TV, video games and commercial characters and get crafty. Crafts are an amazing way for kids to express their creativity and independence while learning hands on in a super fun, safe environment. Creative Kids Crafts is for children 2-5 years old and their parents. At this time, the cost is a donation that is manageable for your personal
budget. Craft projects are simple and fun, including puppet making, paper crafts, designing their own placemats for mealtime and tons more. Leave the shopping, TV and noisy toys behind for a couple of hours and join us on THURSDAYS from 10AM-12PM @ the Meadow Point IV clubhouse. Because
Thank You, Susan! A big THANK YOU to Ms. Susan Cali for the wonderful summer of swim lessons. For the past two years Susan has conducted one on one swim lessons for many residents here in Meadow Pointe. I have seen many children begin to swim, tread water, learn to float, dive underwater, and swim the distance of the pool under her guidance. She has helped so many wonderful children and adults make tremendous successes this year. It has been a pleasure having her here in our community. Every year she has a small gathering here at the clubhouse to
honor her hard working students. Itâ€™s apparent that the children adore her and the parents praise her classes. She spends the time to get to know each of her students and she points out the wonderful qualities and accomplishments each has made during the summer. Unfortunately, the weather did not cooperate this year and the students were unable to show off their talents, but they did have a lot fun viewing videos, taking pictures, eating cupcakes, cotton candy and cookies. It was much fun for everyone.
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Double Branch Elementary 31500 Chancey Road Wesley Chapel, FL 33543 (813) 346-0400 dbes.pasco.k12.fl.us Principal: Peggy Lewis
John Long Middle School 2025 Mansfield Blvd. Wesley Chapel, FL 33543 (813) 346-6200 jlms.pasco.k12.fl.us Principal: Beth Brown
Wiregrass Ranch H. S. 2909 Mansfield Blvd. Wesley Chapel, FL 33543 (813) 346-6000 wrhs.pasco.k12.fl.us Principal: Ray Bonti
Wiregrass Ranch HS Can Food Drive Contest Continues through November. Can Food Drive Contest (Vedra) 7:30am – 2pm, Room 3-126
Play Auditions (Peacock) Mon-Wed, November 7-9, 2:15pm – 4pm, Room 4-132
SEND your order to us online by the due date and your child’s books will be delivered to us at school and we will distribute to your child. Ordering online is fast, easy, and secure. Thank you for supporting our literacy efforts!*Excludes eBooks.
Online Ordering Information Web address: scholastic.com/ bookclubs. Class Activation Code: HQV7W
Nov 4, 7:30pm at Freedom High School Nov 11, 7:30pm at HOME against Zephyrhills High School Students interested in pursuing a career in any of our military branches, either as full-time active duty or as a reservist, will have the opportunity to take the ASVAB
(Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) on Tuesday, Nov. 8th. Sign-ups are in Student Services. Please visit this website for more information: www.asvabprogram.com
School-to-Work/ Great American Teach In We are currently scheduling presenters for our November School-to-Work week along with Great American Teach-In. If you, or anyone you know, would be interested in sharing information about a career field with students, please contact Mrs. Batchelor by phone, 813-346-6015, or e-mail at email@example.com. We are looking for representatives from all different career fields! Dates to present in classes are: Monday, November 14th – Thursday, November 17th. You must also have a volunteer application on file for the school district. These may be completed by accessing the district website and clicking on ‘Volunteer Opportunities’. MEADOW Pointe NEWS
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BUNKO Raised Over $1,400! We formed last spring and our club year runs Aug. to May. Our club meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church at 12 noon. Please note though that in November it will be
the 3rd Tuesday, Novemebr 15th.
The November Meeting will be held at The Family Justice Center on Tuesday, November 15th. At this meetings we will be collecting
panties and exercise bras which will be donated to The Family Justice Center. Please make reservations with Juli Morris at firstname.lastname@example.org by November 11th, as lunch is provided.
To get information on membership please contact: Michele Small at email@example.com
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9 month old Caiden Armstrong on the the beautiful walking trail behind the Meadow Pointe III clubhouse
Bulldog in pool.
Bailey with his Pooh bear.
Amanda Iler & her son Andrew.
Stella at the beach.
Adleigh on the playground for the first time!
Gabriela and Sofia from Meadow Pointe I
Landon and pug Daphne.
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2 month old Lance Kendall.
Important Numbers Pasco County Sheriff’s Non-emergency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (813) 929-1204 Alligator Hotline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (866) 392-4286 Animal Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (813) 929-1212 Bright House Cable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (813) 862-0500 Drivers Licence Auto Reg. . . . . . . . . . . . . (813) 939-6020 Government Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (813) 996-7341
Let’s begin your journey to a better you!
Hartline (HART info Line) . . . . . . . . . . . . . (813) 254-4278 Pasco County Utilities - Water Normal business hrs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (727) 847-8131 After hrs emergency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (727) 847-8144 Office of Emer. Management. . . . . . . . . . . (727) 847-8137 www.pascoemergencymanagement.com Pasco County
Choosing to get help for yourself is the single most important step that you can make in your mental health growth. My staff and I have years of experience in working with Relationships, Family Therapy, Adolescents, Substance Abuse, Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, and Grief.
Find something to be thankful for and believe it!
Gen. Info (Roads, Etc.) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (813) 996-7341 Pasco County Utilities (24-hr emergency) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 226-8144 Peoples Gas (TECO) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (813) 275-3700 www.peoplesgas.com Poison Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-800-222-1222
Three professionals make up A Better You Counseling: Amanda Fink, LMHC; Amber Limerick, LCSW & Dustin Robbins, MA, Mental Health Registered-Intern
Adolescent & Parent Support Groups begin in October
Traditional & E-Therapy available
2406 Cypress Glen Dr. Ste. 102. Wesley Chapel, FL 33543 • 813-817-5468 www.abetteryoucounseling.com • firstname.lastname@example.org
Post Office . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (813) 991-7846 Supervisor of Elections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (800) 851-8754 Tax Collector (Mike Olson) . . . . . . . . . . . . (813) 235-6020 TECO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (813) 223-0800 Waste Aid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (727) 842-9309 Waste Services of Florida . . . . . . . . . . . . (813) 788-5556 Wesley Chapel Chamber . . . . . . . . . . . . . (813) 994-8534 Wildlife Refuge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (813) 932-9545 Withlacoochee Electric . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (352) 567-5133 www.wrec.net
Florida’s 5th Congressional District Rep. Richard B. Nugent (R) District Phone: (352) 799-8354 nugent.house.gov/ US Senator, FL (JR.) Marco Rubio (R) District Phone: 202-224-3041 rubio.senate.gov US Senator, FL (SR.) Bill Nelson (D) District Phone: 813-225-7040 billnelson.senate.gov Page 36
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*Vehicle and tires must be continuously maintained by Heritage Ford at manufacturer’s mileage and time intervals.
FORD FIESTA $17900 MONTH
**WAC, excludes tax, tag, title, first month’s payment, and dealer fee. $2,000 cash down or trade equity.
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c l a s s i f i e d s Meadow Pointe residents can list items for sale and/or services needed at no charge. Up to 45 words. For your convenience, classifieds may be send via email to (Meadow Pointe News Classifieds:) email@example.com. Meadow Pointe News reserves the right to revise, reclassify, edit or refuse any classified advertisement.
[Services] Babysitting Services include homework help. Call International Baccalaureate High School student, Julia Cheeseman at 813-333-4358 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. $10 per hour for one child, $15 per hour for two or more children. Tutoring Services for elementary and middle school students at $15 per hour. Honor roll student looking for summer babysitting job, 15yo Seven Oaks resident. Club and pool access. Day or evening hours. $10 an hour. 407-417-7136 or 813-713-9086. Cluttered closets, garages or storage units? I’ll sell your items on ebay! Please call Ami @ 813-838-1388. Parker Family Child Care Home Openings available for infant to 3 years old. No Registration Fees. CPR and First Aid Certified. Meals and Snacks Provided. Located right here in Meadow Pointe. Open since 2003. Lic# F23PA0024. Mari Parker 813.994.7876 or 813.404.5151
Personal information, such as name and address, is required for submission but will not appear in the classified listing unless requested. Classifieds will be accepted and posted from non-Meadow Pointe residents but only after payment of $15 is received. For further information, call 813-991-0323 or email email@example.com
Reading/Writing Tutor in Country Walk/ Meadow Pointe. Grades K-2 Certified Elementary Teacher, BS, MS. 30 Years Teaching Experience. I will help reinforce your child’s skills and teach them good learning techniques. Call Roberta (813) 991-1968 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
4 Sling Back Chairs for Patio. Bronze Color Metal Frames. $50. Contact: 813-746-4818 Orange lake timeshare located in Kissimmee Fl., sleeps 8, 2 bedrooms, 2 bath full kitchen, dining room week 28, price $7500. Close to amusement parks, activities on grounds. Call 907-6317
FOR SALE Upholstery All types-specializing in sofas, chairs, bar stools, etc. Call Sheryl at 813-2459719. Competitive pricing.
For Sale Body Shower Interaktiv Body Shower- $500 obo. New in box never used, Interaktiv Body Shower 06549000. E-mail to email@example.com
Epson Stylus XC 6400 Printer / Copier, all-in-one multifunction. Instructions included, $50. Contact: Sandra 813-541-5442
Bonzai Water Runner, 6 foot in diameter, inflatable. ‘NEW’ in original box. $50. Contact: Sandra 813-541-5442
HP PhotoSmart 8450 Inject Printer ‘NEW’. $50. Contact: Sandra 813-541-5442
Hyundai 2009 Elantra-GLS 4 dr. sedan $15,000. ONLY 5800 miles! 4 cylinder, automatic, Hwy 33 MPG/25 city. Ext. color purple rain, int. beige-cloth seats. AC,one owner,very clean, See Auto trader.com for more info. Call 813-390-5173 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
$100 Audio Tower by Bell’O AT423T 4-Shelves. Great Condition. E-mail to email@example.com 150 pcs bronze ware diner set-cherry handles, wooden case $125. call 907-6317.
UPHOLSTERY - All types--specializing in sofas, chairs, bar stools, etc. Sheryl at 823-245-9719
The Well of Life Church leading a better life through Christ
Sunday mornings at 10:30am
1449 Firewheel Dr. Wesley Chapel, Fl 33543 813-892-0695 See us on the web at: thewelloflifechurch.com Licensed & Insured
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Interior or Exterior Patterned Deco-Concrete transforms plain concrete into a beautiful, custom architectural design at a third of the cost of regular tile flooring or pavers!
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