Issuu on Google+

June 2001

Chantilly Highlands Community Day! By Liz Grasty

All residents of Chantilly Highlands are invited to join in Community Day on Saturday, June 16th from 4 to 8 PM. Come to the Community Center area - walk, bike or park off site as the parking lot will be the "grounds" for this annual event. Fun for all ages! Food, rides, games, and door prizes. This is our carnival! Tickets will be sold to participate in most events. Join in for cotton candy, snow cones, and pop corn! Have your dessert before your supper! The Dolphin Swim Team will sell pizza and chips. The Girl Scouts will sell drinks and candy. Join in the dancing with music provided by a DJ who will lead us in the limbo, hula hoop contest, line dances, and some slow music for close dancing! The children will enjoy the (supervised) Moon Bounce and all ages can experiment with the Dragon! There will be contests with prizes for all ages! Look for the HUGE tent for the food, table and chairs for eating and resting. Music, food, prizes, and lots of fun with your neighbors! You can volunteer for face painting, children's games, selling tickets, and the real favorite: clean up! Call Liz Grasty at 703-904-8151 to sign up to help make this our biggest event ever!

Residents of Chantilly Highlands are Invited to the Annual

Community Day on

Saturday, June 16th from 4-8 PM Don’t Miss the Fun!

photo

Diane Krasula (L) and Melinda Nahmias (R) after walk.

CH Participants in Breast Cancer Two of Chantilly Highlands’ own participated in the recent 3-Day Breast Cancer Walk. Melinda Nahmias and Diane Krasula began training as early as late last summer. Diane was convinced she wanted to participate in the walk after volunteering at last year’s closing ceremony. Her sister is a two-year cancer survivor. Melinda, having relatives and close friends both as survivors of breast cancer and some that succumbed to the disease, wanted to show her support. The walk — the first of nine taking place across the country this year — is designed to raise money to fight cancer. The walkers must find sponsors to participate. Diane and Melinda thought that collecting the money would be more difficult than training for the walk. Much to their surprise, they both exceeded the required $1,900 with a combined total of over $11,000. The total for the event was 6.7 million dollars. The months of training paid off, as the women completed the 60-mile trek through Montgomery County and ending at the Washington Monument, as neither had blisters and looked remarkable the day after when the above What’s picture was taken. They both Inside: 2 CHHA Information attribute their success to the BOD Meeting Minutes 3 friends, family, and strangers Community Calendar 5 that supported them at home Crime Report 7 and along the route with Community Clean Up 11 cheers, banners, and honks. Pool Hours

13


Page 2

CHHA Board Of Directors

Highlander Information

President

David Howlett

703-689-9840

Vice President

John Tandler

703-709-8281

Treasurer

Jim Wright

703-437-7067

Secretary

John Jaacks

703-318-9231

Board Member

Bill Wolff

703-481-9156

Board Member

Bill Jeffrey

703-689-3408

Board Member

Barbra Mooney

703-471-6323

Board Member

Elizabeth Grasty

703-904-8151

Board Member

Vicki Danoy

703-437-7375

CHHA Committees and Liaisons

The deadline for articles, ads, and payment is the 15th of the month. Letters to the Editor must be signed for consideration. Materials received after the 15th will be considered for the following issue. Please e-mail materials to Cgraver@AOL.com. Larger files can be mailed to Cgraver@cox.rr.com or deliver to:

Corinne Graver 13210 Caroline Court Oak Hill, VA 20171 or The Highlander P.O. Box 710238 Oak Hill, VA 20171

Architectural Control

Barbra Mooney

703-471-6323

Bookkeeper

Celine Contos

703-481-5371

Civic Affairs

Jeffrey M. Parnes

703-904-0131

Community Center

Rental Information

703-435-0736

Community Facilities

Bill Wolff

703-481-9156

Database Administrator

Lisa Kearns

703-733-0892

Gardener

Karen Setia

703-787-8794

Handyman

Ron Kotula

703-437-8402

Land Management

John Jaacks

703-318-9231

Long Range Planning

Bill Jeffrey

703-689-3408

Neighborhood Watch

Bill Jeffrey

703-689-3408

Newsletter Editor

Corinne Graver

703-437-0723

Resale Packages

Doug & Denise Fearson

703-742-8340

Social Activities

Elizabeth Grasty

703-904-8151

* Classified ads are limited to 30 words. More words are allowed for an additional charge.

Tennis Courts

Steve Edwards

703-742-3353

Write checks to CHHA.

Web Master

Jeffrey M. Parnes

703-904-0131

Advertising Rate Schedule CHHA NonResident Resident Under 16 $2.50 $2.85 Classified Ad* 5.00 5.75 Business Card 15.00 17.25 Quarter Page 30.00 34.50 Third Page 40.00 46.00 Half Page 50.00 57.50 Full Page 100.00 115.00

Change of Address?

CHHA Numbers of Interest Pool Pay Phone

Photos are always welcome!

703-707-8233

Garden Club

Virginia Hodge

703-318-9231

Mom & Tot Play Group

Wendy Kisiday

703-904-1827

Swim Team Chairperson

Steve Bachman

703-709-7470

Winter Swim Team Rep

Anamaria Lucas

703-481-1967

Visit our website at www.CHHA.org.

If the address information on this newsletter is incorrect or if you are new to the neighborhood and are receiving it as “current resident,� help us to update the community database. Contact Lisa Kearns at 13638 Dornock Court, lkearns@cox.rr. com or call 703-733-0892. Thanks!


Page 3

June 2001

Chantilly Highlands Homes Association May 3, 2001 Board Meeting Minutes Submitted by John Jaacks

Board Members in attendance: All Others in attendance: 25-30 residents most interested in the invitation in The Highlander from a resident interested in a designated skating area or skate park Meeting began at 7:35 PM. Informal presentation was given by residents interested in a designated skating area or skate park. All were invited to the next Long Range Planning meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 8 to create a proposal for the board. 1.

Approval of Minutes: April meeting minutes approved.

2.

Treasurer’s Report presented by Jim Wright. A. Mortgage on Community Center has been paid off. B. Dues Status: 37 homeowners are unpaid with two outstanding chronic homeowners behind by more than one year.

3.

Committee Reports: A. Architectural Control presented by Barbra Mooney: · Six ACC alterations were approved and 1 rejected. · A discussion was held on the process of dealing with lots in noncompliance and possible penalties recommended. B. Civic Affairs: Paving has been completed on Stoneheather with patches, looking into Kinross. C. Community Facilities presented by Bill Wolff: · Playground bridge closed and taped off. Company has been contacted regarding pricing and warrantee items for repair or replacement. · Additional cost for lane lines for the pool approved. D. Land Management presented by John Jaacks: Shamrock contacted. E. Long Range Planning/Capital Improvements by Bill Jeffrey: Skating issues to be developed into proposal at next LRP meeting. F. Neighborhood Watch presented by Bill Jeffrey: No local crime to report. G. Newsletter by David Howlett: Discussed and suggested that future submissions require a byline or point of contact when not board or committee sponsored. H. Social Activities by Liz Grasty: Plans for community day will be confirmed after securing a DJ and tent/furniture rental. I. Web Site presented by John Tandler: · Website to be lined to a free website. · An electronic version of the Newsletter proposed.

4.

New Business: The entrance sign to Cobra was discussed.

5.

Meeting adjourned at 10:37 PM. The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 7, 2001 at 7:30 PM.

Mark your calendars for the Annual Chantilly Highlands Community Day on Saturday, June 16th at the Community Center, Playground and Parking Area from 4 p.m. TO 8 P.M.

Volunteers are needed for everything from making cotton candy to games. Please call Liz Grasty at 703-904-8151 to sign up for an hour of fun! Say “YES” when a member of the Board calls you! PIZZA, COTTON CANDY, POPCORN, GAMES, DOOR PRIZES, DANCING


Page 4

Thank You

Amy DiNicolantonio Private Piano & Voice Instructor 12839 Dogwood Hills Lane Fairfax, VA 22033 703-266-4610 703-447-4826 (Cell) In-Home Piano/Voice Lessons. Call Amy at 703-266-4610. George Mason University graduate with a Bachelor of Arts Major in Piano. Over five years experience teaching ages 6-17. $20/half-hour lesson. References Available.

Art Classes For Children! Group and Private Lessons

My thanks to all the friends and neighbors here in ChanChantilly Highlands for all the prayers prayed, meals prepared, and physical help during my most recent bout with M.S. A special tha thanks nks to Sharon Denisar, organizer extraordinaire. I always tell people that I meet that I live in the best subdivisubdivision in the Washington area. It is filled with compassioncompassionate, giving people. My battles with M.S. are not over, but when surrounded with so many allies - I can be brave.

Kathy Goggans

JAMES CONSTRUCTION, INC. Home Improvements Additions Basement Finishing

Sunrooms Decks Kitchens & Baths

SUMMER’S HERE !!! Need a DECK, or a cool FINISHED BASEMENT ??

Classes Include: • • • • • •

Painting (Watercolor, Acrylic) Drawing, Pastels Clay Techniques Punch Tin Work Foil Embossing Cartooning

Call Pamela Williams For Details and Information!

703-318-9881 Also available: Custom Paintings, Ornaments, Glass, and Furniture!

Fairfax Realty Jack McNeal ad

26 Years Experience

Licensed Class “A” Builder

Insured References

4 Seasons Gardens “Let Your Style Grow” A Virginia Landscape Service

Karen A. Setia Virginia Certified Nurseryman Shrub & Floriculture Specialist

Design, Consulting, Pruning, & Planting Maintenance Service Contracts Available Schedule Your Vacation Watering NOW!

Tel. 703-787-8794

Email: kasetia@yahoo.com

MARY KAY JOAN G. FURR Independent Beauty Consultant 13431 Muirkirk Lane Herndon, VA 20171-3306

703-435-1269 www.mymk.com/jfurr


Page 5

June 2001

Community Yard Sale -- A Big Success!!

Community Calendar

By Susan McCullough

What a great day for a yard sale!! Mother Nature gave us a beautiful, sunny day, and many participated in our Community Yard Sale this year -- our streets were crowded with lots of cars, vans, and trucks full of bargains and treasures. A big thank you to everyone who participated in our sale this year, both buyers and sellers. We appreciate all of you who participated in our map and vendor handout, and we hope you had people visit your home who were interested in the types of items you were selling. Kudos to Beth Smith for all of her advertising efforts. Our sale was publicized in the weekly newspapers in Western Fairfax and Eastern Loudon Counties. She designed and posted the eye catching signs at the community entrances, and distributed many individual signs to vendors. Thanks, Beth. Great job!! Also, a big thank you to Sharon Denisar for coordinating the map and vendor handout distribution at the four community entrances. Most of the 200 handouts were taken by prospective buyers. And, thank you to Jeff Parnes for posting our vendor list on our CHHA website for residents to access the Friday before the sale. Your Feedback is Requested Since this is the first time we distributed a community map and vendor listing, we would like to know if you think it was a worthwhile endeavor. •

Do you think participating in our handout was beneficial to you? • Would you participate again in the future? • Do you have any ideas for enhancements for next year? • Please send your feedback to Susan McCullough at roym@sprintmail.com or call (703) 904-8453. See you next year!!

The Streets of Chantilly Highlands Take an active role in keeping the streets in Chantilly Highlands at their best! Be observant and contact John Ford, Area 3 Supervisor at 703-383-2753 to request pot hole repairs and repaving.

June

Event

Time

Sat. 2 Neighborhood Clean Up 9:00 AM Mon. 4 Long-Range/Capital

7:30 PM

Tues. 5 ACC Meeting

8:00 PM

Thurs. 7 BOD Meeting

7:30 PM

Mon. 11 COMFAC Meeting

7:30 PM

Improvement Meeting

Fri. 15 Deadline for next Highlander Sat. 16 Community Day!

4-8 PM

Sun. 17 Father’s Day! Tues. 26 Garden Club

7:00 PM

Wed. 27 Home Swim Meet

6-9 PM

pool closes at 5:00 PM CHHA Committees

These committees are always open for new members. The liaisons are listed on page 2. Call ahead or just show up at the next meeting with your ideas! CHHA Board of Directors (BOD) - Meeting is open to all CHHA members. To add to the agenda, contact David Howlett at 703-689-9840 or any of the board members listed on page 2. Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month. Architectural Control Committee (ACC)- Requests for architectural changes and discoveries of noncompliance are reviewed. Volunteers welcome. Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month. Community Facilities Committee (COMFAC)Decisions are made concerning the pool, playground, tennis courts and community center. New members always welcome. Meetings are held the second Monday of each month. Land Management Committee - Care of our common areas, land, signs and snow removal are considered. Meetings scheduled as needed. Long-Range Planning Committee (LRPC) - Long range plans and capital improvement projects are considered and presented to the board. Meetings are held as needed. Neighborhood Watch Committee - Coordinate the crime prevention program. Everyone’s invited. Meetings held as needed. Social Activities Committee - Plan social functions for the community. Volunteers always needed. Join the fun. Meetings held when necessary.


Page 6

NEIGHBORHOOD CAR CARE SPECIALISTS Car Maintenance

McLearen Square Texaco

Soft Cloth Car Wash Try our Soft Cloth Car Wash

3043 Centreville Rd., Herndon 703-318-7744

8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Everyday weather permitting

Intersection of McLearen Rd. & Centreville Rd. at Food Lion Shopping Center

Vacuums Available 50¢

RT. 28 DULLES AIRPORT

24 HOUR GASOLINE & MARKET FREE Ride To Home or Office within 3 mile radius

EDS

CENTREVILLE RD. F R A N K L I N

F A R M R D

FOOD LION

T

R D

TEXACO

Inspect Brake System Install Lifetime Bendix Pads Machine Rotors Repack Bearings

$20 OFF* prices vary * most cars & light trucks

l

VA State Safety/Emission Inspection Station #6938

l

ASE Certified Technicians

l l

Service Department Open 6 Days A Week Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Pick up/Drop off 24 hours daily.

l

All Work Guaranteed 6 Months/6,000 Miles

l

Towing Available

HILTON

FAIRFAX COUNTY PARKWAY

FRONT DISC BRAKE SPECIAL l l l l

M c L E A R E N

Summer 20 POINT QUICK SERVICE TIMING BELT REPLACEMENT SAFETY CHECK LUBE SAVE 10% OFF Parts & Labor of Timing Belt Replacement Most manufacturers recommend replacement at 60,000 miles. Prices vary. Call or stop by for free estimates. With this coupon

FREE n n n n n n

Lights Fluids Belts Hoses Battery Cables

n n n n n

Brake Inspection Shocks Exhaust Tires Plus More!

$19.95* • Change oil up to 5 qts. • Replace oil filter • Check & top off fluid levels • Lube key chassis points • Check tire pressure • Includes 10 point safety check • Synthetic Oil Change also available $15.00 extra Additional $1.00 for filter recycling T

HavolineFormula3™ * most cars & light trucks

Call or stop by for FREE estimate Expires 8-31-2001

Expires 8-31-2001

SUMMER SPECIAL

COMPUTERIZED ALIGNMENT SPECIAL

TUNE-UP SPECIAL*

VA INSPECTION New Hours

Air Conditioning Special

SAVE $15.00

4 cyl. $59.95 6 cyl. $69.95 8 cyl. $79.95

For Your Convenience Virginia State Safety and Emission Inspections are now available

$39.95 Performance Test A/C System Check for Freon Leaks* Inspect Belts & Hoses Clear Condenser Fins With Coupon Expires 8-31-2001

*Freon Extra

4 Wheel Alignment, Shim & Installation Extra If Needed

$44.95* reg. $59.95

Expires 8-31-2001

Includes: Use of Computerized Bear Engine Analyzer, New Spark Plugs & Set Timing to Specs, Adjust Carb (additional if removal necessary)

* most cars & light trucks

* most cars & light trucks

Expires 8-31-2001

Expires 8-31-2001

Expires 8-31-2001

Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. & Sat. 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.


Page 7

June 2001

Crime Prevention Tips

Chantilly Highlands Crime Report

From Officer Kim M. Doran

Police/Fire/Rescue Emergency Dial 911 Non-Emergency Dial 703-691-2131

Self Defense Class I would like to inform everyone that the county offers a Woman's Self Defense class (FREE) to all woman that reside or work in Fairfax County. The class is called R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense) and is a great experience for all woman. For more information, please feel free to contact me at 703352-2163.

Week Ending 5-9-01

Noise Ordinance A topic of concern for many is the Noise Ordinance. Fairfax County residents and businesses are reminded that they must comply with the county's Noise Ordinance and are encouraged to report any violation that directly affect them. Under the Ordinance, the following acts are violations during the listed hours:

1. Operating loud speakers and amplifiers (exterior of building) 11 PM - 7 AM 2. Operating construction equipment (outdoors) 9PM - 7 AM 3. Operating construction equipment (outdoors) Sundays & Federal Holidays 9 PM - 7 AM 4. Repairing vehicles or equipment (outdoors) 9 PM - 7 AM 5. Operating powered model vehicles (outdoors) 9 PM - 7 AM 6. Refuse collection in residential neighborhoods 9PM - 6 AM 7. Truck loading or unloading (outdoors) 9 PM - 6 AM TV, radio, musical instruments, and animals that howl, bark, meow, or squawk frequently and habitually are declared a noise disturbance ANY TIME when plainly audible across property lines or through partitions. To register a complaint, contact the county's Zoning Enforcement Branch during normal business hours, weekdays from 8 AM-4:30 PM, at 703-324-1300. During non-business hours call 703-691-2131. Home Security This month, I would like to touch on burglaries and how you can prevent this crime. LIGHTS are one of the MANY prevention tips. Not only are they beneficial for you, but for officers responding as well. Light up the back and front with sensor lighting. Approach your house like the "Burglar." Ask yourself whether you have made it easy for them to gain access into your home. Know what types of locks you have. Know if the strike plate is appropriate for your lock/door. If you have doubts ....CALL ME!! Home Security Surveys are FREE and applicable to YOUR home. We will set up an appointment when it is convenient for you. My number is 703-352-2163. Auto Security Take a special look at the types of vehicles being targeted and stolen in your area. Be aware and prevent crime from happening. Don't leave your doors unlocked. DO NOT LEAVE VALUABLES IN YOUR VEHICLE! Report suspicious activity. REPORT, REPORT, REPORT!!! IF WE DON"T KNOW, WE CAN’T SHOW!!! Your calls count and work!! Don't talk yourself out of phoning the police. If you question the activity....REPORT IT!!

Crime Wheelbarrow stolen from residence.

Block Ladybank Lane 13100

Next Neighborhood Watch training for new members is June 5, 2001 at 7:00 PM at the Fair Oaks District Station.

ACC Highlights Submitted by the committee

On July 1, 2001, the ACC will begin to inspect all properties in the community for violations of the 2001 Guidelines and Standards. If a violation is noted, a Letter of Discovery will be issued as the first step in getting the property into compliance. A homeowner will then have 30 days to correct the violation. Failure to comply could result in fines, loss of community privileges, and/or legal action upon which the homeowner will be responsible for all association costs. Reminders •

• • •

Exterior alteration requests must be submitted at least 30 days prior to scheduled work. The committee may take up to 60 days. (Forms located on website at www.CHHA.org.) All decking and fencing material may be stained or left to weather. Painted wood is not acceptable. Lattice is not an acceptable fence. Check guidelines for examples. Neighbors should be consulted on the construction of structures such as fences, additions, play equipment, etc., with the goal of minimizing visual impact. Any change in house colors requires an exterior alteration request. Colors must blend with surrounding homes.

Members of the ACC wish to thank the residents of Chantilly Highlands who work with us to maintain the standards that protect our real estate values and keep our community looking great. Remember that it is the residents who make Chantilly Highlands a desirable community, and not just a place to live. Have a great summer!


Page 8

Samson real estate ad Full page


Page 9

June 2001

Additional Water Wisdom By

Parent: I realize that it is June but could I still sign my child up for the swim team? Answer man: Absolutely! We’d be happy to have you. You’ve only missed a few practices and we won’t have our first meet for two weeks. You may join the swim team at any time, just pay the $20 late fee and off you go. We want to encourage as many children as possible to come and improve their swimming skills. Parent: I am a first time swim parent and my child and I are a little nervous about this whole thing. Answer man: Relax. The swim team is an easy going, good time and your child will not be forced to do anything he doesn’t want to do. The practices are of varying degrees of difficulty to accommodate the brand new member as well as the swimmer with years of experience. Very few of our experienced swim team parents have had any kind of competitive swimming background. Parent: I just signed my son up for the swim team last month, and I must say I was quite taken aback when I discovered that I would have to volunteer for five jobs. Couldn’t I just be the snack Dad a couple times like I’ve done for my son’s soccer team. Answer man: Absolutely! Just make sure that you bring enough food and beverage to keep 250 people happy for 2 1/2 hours. Think of it as good practice for handling the catering at your daughter’s wedding reception. Parent: You must be joking! Answer man: No I’m not. From the local summer swim team, all the way to the Olympics, no other sport requires more parent volunteers. It takes 44 parents to put on a meet; if they all work the entire session. If some go home early, it takes a lot more. The home team provides about two thirds of the parents with the visiting team providing the rest. Parent: I don’t know a thing about swimming. Do you think I still might have what it takes to be an effective volunteer? Answer man: Because of the diverse positions available, we have yet to find a parent that is not capable of handling at least one of the tasks. Different Parent: I have brought heartbreak, despair, and misery to every organization that my child has ever been involved with. I am totally self-centered, it’s all about me, me, me. My child is faultless. When he burps, I swear it’s Beethoven. I know the best way to do everything, and no one can meet my standards or make me happy. Do you think I can find contentment as a swim team Mom? Answer man: Absolutely! I don’t know exactly how it happens but when you become a swim team parent all that psychological baggage just falls away and your neuroses will dissipate like the ethereal mist rising from the Chan-

Steve Bachman tilly Highlands pool in the cool of the morning. Parent: You know, that list of swim team volunteer duties is basically mundane grunt work. I am a very busy and important person. Name one other person that is more famous and/or busy than I am who would stoop to do such plebeian tasks. Answer man: Joe Jacoby, former All Pro offensive lineman for the Washington Redskins, holder of three Super Bowl rings and business owner. Joe and his wife do the same grunt jobs for their kid’s swim team as you will be doing for yours. Parent: You know, if big Joe will mingle with the proletariat and carry little pieces of paper from point A to Point B in order to be of service to the children of the area I too will serve, with joy in my heart and a smile on my face. Answer man: Good. If you have any more questions, please e-mail the “Answer man” at smcbach@cs.com.

2001 Dolphin Swim Team Schedule June 17—Time Trails at 8:30 AM at CH pool. June 19—Last Evening Practice June 20—Morning Practice begins at CH pool. June 20—Developmental Meet at Ashburn Farms June 22—Team Pictures at 8:00 AM at CH pool. June 22—Pep Rally at CH pool at 7 PM June 23—Dual Meet at home w/ Burke June 27—Develop. Meet at home w/ Franklin Farm June 30—Dual Meet at Ashburn Village July 2—Develop. Meet at Armfield Farms July 7—Dual Meet at home w/ Sequoia Farms July 10—Herndon Olympics July 11—Develop. Meet at home w/ Sequoia Farms July 14—Dual Meet at home w/ Kings West July 15—Colonial League Relay Carnival at Fort Myer July 18—Developmental Meet at Franklin Farm July 21—Dual Meet at Franklin Glen July 23—Family Fun Night at home July 28—Divisional Meet at home July 29—Awards Dinner at St. Timothy’s August 4—All-Stars at Fort Myer The Dolphins Invite Everyone to come out and CHEER!


Page 10

Hail Damage Alert Wadden Construction Full Page


Page 11

June 2001

Spring Cleaning at CH PlayA great big THANK YOU to the neighbors who spent a very warm Sunday afternoon spreading mulch at the tot lot. The board and community appreciate the time and hard work of Rich and Celine Contos and family; Gary Green; Mark and Portia Helme and family; Sharon and Heather Hough, Mary and Brian McBride and family, Loretta and Peter Malander; Patrick, Michael, and Sean Palmer; Scott and Cynthia Peters and family; Lisa and Quinn Shorten; Bill Wolff; Darin, Kathy, Joshua, and Grant Welt; and those who stopped playing to help. A special thanks to Patrick Palmer for providing the mulch. The playground looks fabulous! Coming Soon Some of the playground equipment is in need of repair and a new bridge is required. Parents, please watch that your children play safely and avoid crossing the bridge until the new one is installed.

Bash the Trash! Saturday, June 2nd at 9 AM Join the Community Clean Up! Join forces with the Chantilly Highlands Garden Club to keep Stone Heather Drive litter free. Safety vests will be provided by the Garden Club. Gloves are Suggested. Bring the family to Starbucks for complimentary coffee (our meeting place) and spend an hour caring for the earth and our beautiful community.

Remaining 2001 Clean ups are Sept. 15, and Nov. 3. Contact Christine Welch at 703-709-6689.

Trash A plea to patrons of the playground and picnic area. If the trashcans are full, please collect all garbage and dispose of it in the large brown dumpster in the parking lot or one of the blue barrels. The types of visitors that are attracted by the trash are not the types of visitors we want playing with our small children.

C H Garden Club Spring News By Virginia Hodge

Lawn Services, Let Shamrock take care of your lawn and landscaping needs. Mowing, Edging, Mulching, Fertilizing & Planting In business 11 years—7 years of maintaining Chantilly Highlands. Our Prices Can’t Be Beat!

FREE estimates 703-742-6250 3500 Lillard Court Fairfax, VA 22033

(703) 742-6250

On June 25, the last garden club meeting before summer break will feature a workshop on Stained Glass Stepping Stones presented by our own Barbara Defendorf. These stepping stones make a wonderful gift and addition to any garden. While kits to make a stepping stone required advanced sign up, there will be plenty of opportunity at the meeting to learn the “how-to” of this wonderful craft. All meetings are held at the Community Center at 7 PM and include light refreshments. Over the summer we will be posting awards in the Community Center received during the 5 years the Garden Club has been in existence. A hearty “Thank You” to the CHHA Board from the Garden Club! We are also continuing work on a website to link to the Chantilly Highlands Home Page. More news on these to follow in future Highlander articles. Don’t forget to mark your calendar for June 2nd for the Adopt-A-Spot clean-up along Stone Heather Drive. Meet at 9:00 AM at Starbucks for complimentary coffee. Vests and trash bags will be provided.


Page 12

Mom & Tot Corner

Chantilly High School Theater ProThe Envelope Please. And the Cappie goes to ……. Well, the season has ended for the Chantilly High School Theater Department but the excitement isn’t quite over. The Department’s show, “Room Service”, performed last fall has been nominated for seven Cappie awards. Founded in 1999, this path breaking "Critics and Awards Program" (Cappie) is adding excitement and public acclaim to high school theater. Through the Cappies, high school students attend and review each other’s shows, publish their reviews in local newspapers, and participate in a year-end, Tonysstyle Cappies Gala. "Since we've invented the Cappies," said Fairfax County School Superintendent Daniel Domenich at last year's Gala, "there's no place in the world that does high school theater any better than we do it right here in Northern Virginia." Thirty-four Northern Virginia high schools and the Duke Ellington School in the District participated in this year’s program and the nominations have just been announced. Chantilly High School’s hilarious presentation of “Room Service” garnered seven nominations including Best Set Design, Best Performance by an Ensemble, Best Performance by a Leading Actor, Best Cameo Performance by an Actor, Best Comic Performance by an Actor, Best Play, and Chantilly Highlands resident Reema Hijazi was nominated for Best Comic Performance by an Actress. Congratulations to Reema and the entire Theater Department for these nominations and for a great season of performances. The awards will be handed out at the Annual Gala on June 9th at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. With two main stage productions, two Children’s Theater productions, the annual Christmas Carol production, and participation in the annual Folger Shakespeare Festival, the Chantilly High School Theater Department offers student performers many opportunities to display their talents for audiences of all ages. Watch for next season’s production and join in the fun!

Join neighborhood moms and tots for any of the below activities. Everyone is welcome. Call Wendy at 703-904-1827 or email her at dawenkis@prodigy.net for more information.

Calendar of Events June

Event

Mon. 4

Bikes & Chalk CHHA Playground

Thurs. 7

Lunch Wendy's House 13405 Amy Way RSVP (703) 904-1827

Tues. 12

Joanna's House 13571 Cobra Drive RSVP 904-0194

Time 9:30 AM 12:30 PM

9:30 AM

Fri. 15

Craft Day CHHA Clubhouse RSVP Ellen (703) 709-9055

10:00 AM

Fri. 22

Lisa's House 13638 Dornock Court RSVP (703) 733-0892

10:00 AM

Fri. 22

Start the Summer!! Pizza at the Pool

5:00 PM

Story/Craft Time Ages 3 - 8 Barnes & Noble Fairfax

3:00 PM

Mon. 25

Mom's Night Out

June 14th at 8:00 PM At Laura’s House Please bring a beverage and appetizer to share. RSVP to Laura at 703-435-3923

Everyone is Welcome!


Page 13

June 2001

Meet the 2001 Chantilly Highland Lifeguards

photo

Front Row: Sara Morrisroe, Shannon Williamson, and Sean McQuade (Crystal Aquatics Representative). Back Row: Alison Murphy, Krystin Goodwin, Jessica Smith, Colleen Murphy, and Brandon Mooney. Not present: Crystal Williamson, Kerri Morrisroe, and Brittney Kuntz.

Helpful Hints for a Successful Pool Season • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Review the Pool Rules printed in the May issue. Share the Pool Rules with your children and teach them their lot number. Remind them that if they are dismissed from the pool three times, that they lose their privilege for the entire summer. Family photos for the Rolodex are due by June 15th. If dues have not been paid, access to the pool will be denied. As a favor, the lifeguards sell snacks during break. Snacks are sold only during break. Snacks will not be sold at the final break of each day. Bring quarters to the pool for the pay phone and snacks. Lifeguards are not permitted to make change. Food is only permitted in the fenced-in areas. Each person is responsible for disposing of their trash. Volunteers are needed to take inventory and purchase snacks periodically. Contact Bill Wolff if you can help. Cut the pool hours at right and post on the refrigerator. 2-Week group swim lessons will be offered for $35. Private lessons are provided by all lifeguards for $12/half hour lesson.

Be courteous to the young adults running our pool at all times. They are there to ensure that everyone has a safe and fun season at the pool!

June 2001 Pool Hours Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

1 11-8 3 12-8 10 12-8 17 12-8 24 12-8

4 11-8 11 11-8 18 11-9 25 11-9

5 11-8 12 11-8 19 11-9 26 11-9

6 11-8 13 11-8 20 11-9 27 11-5

7 11-8 14 11-8 21 11-9 28 11-9

8 11-8 15 11-9 22 11-9 29 11-9

Sat

2 11-8 9 11-8 16 11-8 23 11-8 30 11-8


Page 14

The Chantilly Highlands market is HOT! Don’t miss this opportunity! List Your Home with Jacqueline and Her Success Will be Yours. With 17 Years

Experience as a Real Estate Professional,

Jacqueline McMahon will Sell Your Home! Photo

Call Jacqueline Today! Your home will be marketed through my internet sites: www.realtor.com www.homesdatabase.com www.ipix.com (personal virtual home tour) www.Re/Max.com

Distinctive Real Estate, Inc.

Jacqueline McMahon Real Estate Consultant CRP, Certified Relocation Professional Life Member, NVAR Top Producer

email: mcmahon@his.com website: www.his.com/mcmahon

Believe It Or Not, Proper Care & Cleaning Of Your Carpets Can Promote A Healthier Home The EPA recommends cleaning your carpets every 12-18 months to remove unhealthy elements. Chem-Dry’s exclusive low moisture system can do a better job of preventing mold, mildew, fungus, and bacteria from growing in your carpets compared to “steam” cleaning. The hot carbonating solutions made of ingredients copied from nature make Chem-Dry the natural choice.

Take advantage of these quality-guaranteed services: Hot Carbonating System of Carpet Cleaning * Carpet Protector/Soil Retardant * Red Alert Red Stain Remover * PURT Pet Urine Removal Treatment * Hot Carbonating Upholstery Cleaning * Water Damage Clean-Up * Oriental Rug Specialists * Commercial/ Residential * More

Independently Owned and Operated

Michael A.Levendis Owner

703-733-0790 301-340-8488

* Economy Prices w/ minimum furniture moved


Page 15

June 2001

C L AS S I F I E D

KIDWORKS

Certified Personal Trainer available. Get in shape for the summer season. No gym membership required. Group rates available. Call Kim 703-435-

Need your Lawn Mowed, Leaves Raked, or Odd Jobs done? Call Greenstone Friends. Energetic, Eager to learn and earn. Call 703-435-5992.

Take over membership for Women’s Club Fitness and Day Spa. Membership runs until August 2002. If interested, call Margaret at 703-481-4999.

Mother Helper: Franklin Middle School student available to help you with your child(ren). Please call Lauren Williams @ 709-8386.

AK Painting & Construction— Carpentry, hardwood floors, rotted wood repair, tile work, drywall, & power washing. Please call (h) 703-378-1521 or (p) 703397-1671. References available.

KC PetWatch: Experienced, dependable In-Home Pet Care. Daily walks, feedings, TLC, medication if needed. Will collect mail, papers and set security. For reservations please call 703-435-3408.06/01

Weekly vacation rental at Smith Mountain Lake, near Roanoke, VA. 3 level TH in Mariner’s Landing: golf, tennis, outdoor pool, boating, & fishing. Sleeps 8. Call Dave Freiheit 703-217-2161.

Pet Sitting: Are you looking for a responsible pet sitter? Look no further! I pet sit for all types of animals. For more info. or to schedule call Alyssa Setia at 703-7878794.04/01

03/02

07/01

Summer Tutoring: Chantilly High School graduate of 2001/ 4.0 G.P.A/ available to tutor your student in all levels of math, reading, English, & Spanish. Experienced. If interested, please call Morgan Cohen at 703709-7248. Part time summer childcare needed for our two children (ages 3 & 6). One day per week, specific day and hours flexible. Great for teenager! Please call 703-9040194. Chantilly Bible Church invites all children kindergarten 3rd grade to join us for Vacation Bible School, June 25-29 from 9 to 12:15 PM. Children will have a riproaring time in "SonCreek Junction" singing songs, creating crafts, playing games, and discovering golden nuggets of truth for growing as God's children. For registration information call 703-689-3330. There is no cost for the program.

All Baby Gear rents safe, super clean baby equipment at reasonable rates. Car seats, strollers, cribs, toys, and more! Free delivery. Call 703-390-9174 or visit www.allbabygear.com Lifetime acrylic portable basketball hoop for sale. Used, good condition, have all parts (including pole padding), price negotiable. Great for the kids. Call Tim Morin 703-787-9362. House Sitting: Recently retired professional nonsmoking woman from New England with family in neighborhood interested in house sitting for one month plus beginning 10/14/01. Prefer Chantilly Highlands or surrounding area. Excellent references. Please respond to Jellison@Stopandshop.com or Donna 703-709-

Home for Rent in CH. Available in July. Contact agent Gary Green at 703-709-8085.

Babysitting: A Red Cross certified babysitter in the seventh grade. Weekdays 4-8 PM Weekends 10AM-11 PM. Call Vincent at 703-742-6787. Bucks Brothers Lawn Mowing Service—mowing, trimming, edging, flexible, & reliable. Call Collin at 703927-2918. Attention young entrepreneurs. Place your ad here. The first month is FREE! CHHA residents are looking for you. E-mail your classified ad to cgraver@aol.com. Limited to 30 words. Baby-Sitter: Call someone that enjoys playing with children the next time you want to go out. Rising 7th grader, completed 2-day sitter training, Extremely reliable and responsible. Call 703-437-0723.

P E R S O N AL S The board and community wish to THANK Sue McCullough for her extraordinary effort in the Community Garage Sale. What a success! Good Luck Christy! Your friends and neighbors will be cheering, praying, and looking for you as you cross the east coast in the AIDSRide. We’re proud of YOU!

Congratulations to the Graduates of 2001!

The 2001 CHHA Directory Has been Mailed!


moto photo ad

The Highlander P.O. Box 710238 Oak Hill, VA 20171

Presorted Standard U.S. Postage PAID Dulles, VA

Chantilly Highlands Website:

www.CHHA. org.


http://www.chha.org/newsletter/nl200106