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The Chantilly Highlander Your Community Newsletter Serving Chantilly Highlands V i s i t u s on t h e N E W LY r e de s i g ne d w e b s i t e a t www.c hha . or g

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Halloween Parade & Haunted House 4 Community Day Recap 5 What to Do About the Flu 7

Crime Reports Classified Ads Board & Committee Contacts

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Chantilly Highlands Homes Association Board Meeting Minutes Thursday, September 3, 2009 Submitted by Mike Laverdure

Minutes are tentative and will be reviewed and approved at the next Board Meeting, scheduled for Thursday, October 1, 2009.

The meeting was called to order at 7:50 P.M. on Thursday, September 3, 2009. Members of the Board present were David Howlett, Brian Keagy, Mike Laverdure, Larry Miller, Paul Thurneysen. The Board voted in favor of changing the date of the monthly meeting. The last Thursday meeting will be October 1, 2009. Thereafter, the Board meeting will be held the first Wednesday of every month, with the first such meeting taking place on Wednesday, November 4, 2009. Treasurer’s Report: 2010 budget review and approval will take place during the November 1, 2009, meeting. Community Facilities Report: The pool and guard house were vandalized once again, the eighth such incident of vandalism this summer. The Board intends to solicit bids and program money in the 2010 budget for installation of a security system for the community center and pool area. Long Range Planning: Having received the final version of the CHHA Reserve Study from Facility Engineering Associates, P.C. (FEA), the Board voted to accept the report. Indications are that financial reserves and annual contributions are insufficient to sustain and maintain the community much beyond 2018. The Board will address this shortfall beginning with the 2010 budget. Architectural Control: In response to ongoing pipe-stem parking complaints, the Board Liaison to the Architectural Control Committee (ACC) will issue a letter to homeowners indicating the rules governing parking in pipe-stems. This letter will also be published in the community newsletter. The Board agreed to send a letter to a homeowner relative to numerous long standing violations of CHHA rules, regulations, and ACC Guidelines. This letter indicates the Board’s intent to impose fines and pursue legal action if the violations are not remedied. Fairfax County continues to pursue criminal and civil action against this homeowner, who faces numerous charges of building and zoning violations. Newsletter, Database & Website: In an effort to further

assist residents with their architectural control applications, an ACC link will be highlighted on the CHHA homepage. Further information will be published in the community newsletter. Neighborhood Watch: The community pool and facilities suffered its eighth act of vandalism. The situation has necessitated the Board to set aside money in next year’s budget for installation of a security system. Some 60 residents recently fell victim to theft of their door mats, an apparent prank committed by at least one community teen. The door mats will be available for return to their rightful owners at Community Day (September 12, 2009). Community Events, Land Management & Civic Affairs: CHHA is in desperate need of volunteers. Management of Chantilly Highlands is entirely a volunteer function. Unlike some other home owner associations, this community does not utilize a professional management company. The result is that our annual dues are very low. However, this also means that it requires the residents of the community to volunteer. With three board members indicating their intent to step down in January 2010, it is essential that residents of the community step forward. In addition to board positions, the community is in need of a Community Event Coordinator and several other positions. Please contact the Board at chhaboard@chha.org if you are interested in learning more. Community Day is scheduled for Saturday, September 12, 2009. With no additional business to discuss, the meeting was adjourned at 8:45 P.M.


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Board Changes Monthly Meeting Day Effective November, 2009, the Board of Directors meeting will be the first Wednesday of the month, rather than the first Thursday. The meetings will still start at 7:30 p.m. at the Community Center. The October meeting will still be on Thursday, October 1st. The November meeting will be on Wednesday, November 4.

Community Recognizes Pam White The Chantilly Highlands Homes Association thanks Pam White for her nine years of service as the community center coordinator. Pam has tirelessly worked to schedule the center for use and to make sure it remained clean and in good repair. She devoted countless hours of time as a volunteer and always solved problems behind the scenes. We all owe her a debt of gratitude for her efforts and enthusiasm in this tremendously important job! With this news, we are in need of a replacement coordinator to take over the task, as this will leave a void for residents who want to use the community center. Interested parties should contact the board at chhaboard@chha.org.

Plane Pull - Dulles Day October 3 from 11 am—4 pm What IS the actual Plane Pull? A benefit for Special Olympics Virginia, the pull is a fun team competition to see which group can pull a 164,000+ pound air bus the fastest. Teams are made up of 25 members, who all line up adjacent to a huge rope attached to the aircraft. The starter signals when to begin and starts the stopwatch. After the team pulls the aircraft 12 feet, the stopwatch records the elapsed time as the team score. Dulles Day is more than just a Plane Pull! An entire festival has grown up around the competition and features a wide range of events and activities for the entire family. Come check out the car show, aircraft displays, exhibitor areas, games, rides in the Kids’ Corner, live music, concessions, and more! There’s even a School Bus Pull for the kids! So gather your friends and family and make a day of it! For more information, please visit our website at www.planepull.com.

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Chantilly Highlands Halloween Events Halloween Haunted House

Halloween Parade & Party

By Mike Tillman

Due to the lack of volunteers, we had to change the time of our Halloween parade and party this year. Rather than holding it in the afternoon as it has been in the past, it is now scheduled later in the day. Boy Scout Troop 20 has graciously stepped up to help with the parade and party, as well as hosting their Haunted House following the parade.

The annual Haunted House Extravaganza will be held at the Chantilly Highlands Community Center on Friday and Saturday evening, October 23 & 24, from 6:00 – 9 PM each evening. This year’s sponsor is Boy Scout Troop 20. There will be a haunted house tour appropriate for all ages, refreshments for sale, and games for the young ones, to get everyone in the spirit of the season. Come dressed in costume if you would like!

All ghosts and goblins, princesses and superheroes are to meet on Saturday, October 24th, at 5 PM at Kilbrennan Court and Kinross Circle, near Centreville Road. The parade will end at the Community Center with treats, fun, lots of surprises, and a haunted house! Volunteers are still needed—contact Michelle Doucette at CHHAcommunityevents@chha.org. If it is raining, meet at the Community Center at 6 PM.

We will also have an outdoor showing of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown at 7:00pm each evening, weather permitting. Troop 20 is involved in raising money to support Cue Camp Virginia, a camp for deaf and hard of hearing kids and their families. All Haunted House activities are free, and donations will be gratefully accepted for this cause. Last year, your generous donations raised $700, which helped to subsidize several families who could otherwise not afford to attend camp.

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Community Day Recap By Shirley Thurneysen

Winter Wonderland ‘on Ice’ Volunteers are needed to coordinate and assist with the

The rain held off and Community Day was a terrific success! Lots of families attended and enjoyed the face painting, petting zoo animals, moon bounces, and cake walk. A very special thank you to Michelle Doucette, the Chantilly Highlands treasurer, who, in addition to her treasurer duties, has coordinated all of the community events for 2009. CHHA greatly appreciates your time and hard work, Michelle! We also greatly appreciate all the other volunteers who enabled the day to run smoothly. Girl Scout Troop 5646 did a great job in providing concessions and refreshments. Additional volunteers included: Brianna Baldwin Deb Bowen Sara Collins Celine Contos Peter & Doucette Family Elise Forrester David Green Gary Green Shawn Green Brian Hogan

Wendy Hunt Ed Jopeck Jon Keating Magdi Loga Sara Manik & friend Tommy Larry Miller Stacy Muscar Paul & Shirley Thurneysen Paula Yass

Thank you to the following businesses for offering contributions of their goods/ services at Chantilly Highlands Community Day: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Franklin Farms Subway - 10 free sub coupons Franklin Farms Giant - $20 gift card Franklin Farms Crest Cleaners - 3- $25 gift certificate books Franklin Farms HomeMade Pizza - $2 - $40 gift certificates and $5.00 coupons for our volunteers Franklin Farms Ingrid's Hair Design - Shampoo and Color Treatment Products Franklin Farms Starbucks - Two pounds of Starbucks coffee beans Outlooks for Hair - Four Design Line Hair Products McDonald's - 100 free ice cream coupons Dairy Queen - discount coupons The Barber Shop - Sully Plaza - Four free haircuts Shoppers Food & Pharmacy - $20 gift card Milwaukee Frozen Custard - $20 gift certificates The Women's Gym - One free month membership certificate Great Harvest Bread Company - Herndon - One bread bag giveaway Frying Pan Fire Station #36 Brush and Beret- Face Painting with Flair - Elise Forrester

Winter Wonderland this year. Without volunteers it is very likely that this event will not happen this year. If you like to throw parties, this could be your way to give back to the community.

Please contact the Michelle

Doucette at CHHAcommunityevents@chha.org if interested in helping.


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Sully District Council of Citizen's Association is sponsoring a candidates' night at its October 28th meeting. All ten delegate candidates from the five districts in the Sully Supervisor area are invited. For more information, and to see whether your Assembly district's candidates will show, check the Sully District website at www.SullyDistrict.org. See you there!

Dog Adoptions The Fairfax County Animal Shelter reopened their adoption kennels on Friday, September 18. Following weeks of comprehensive sanitizing procedures and careful isolation and quarantine of the dogs, shelter staff were able to stem the outbreak. The public is welcomed to visit the Animal Shelter, 4500 West Ox Road, on Saturdays between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., or Tuesday-Friday, noon until 7 p.m. For more information about the Animal Shelter, or to view animals available for adoption, go to www.fairfaxcounty.gov/ police/animal/adoption.htm.


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What to Do About the Flu We’ve all been hearing news about the H1N1 virus, or Swine Flu. One thing in our favor is that both our county and federal governments have recommendations and processes in place that they’ve developed in the past few years. Now, the public has to be compliant and follow through on their recommendations to minimize the spread of this virus. There are numerous sites on the internet to find information on the H1N1 virus. However, some of the most reliable and informative websites for our area include: www.flu.gov (really easy to remember this one!) - US Department of Health & Human Services; www.fairfaxcounty.gov/emergency—Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management; www.fairfaxcounty.gov/hd—Fairfax County Health Department; www.fcps.edu/news/swineflu.htm– Fairfax County Public School’s flu-related information, or visit their main website for up-to-date information regarding any new information at www.fcps.edu. Although the situation during the fall and winter is unpredictable, it is anticipated that the impact will be more severe than in spring and summer 2009. While most people who get the H1N1 flu will have only a mild illness similar to seasonal flu, others are considered to be in a high-risk group for complications. The groups recommended by the CDC to receive the

Protect yourself against the flu: • Get vaccinated for both the seasonal flu and the H1N1 virus, unless doing so is contraindicated. • Cover nose & mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze and throw it into the trash after use; cough or sneeze into the bend of your elbow and directed away from others. • Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after coughing/sneezing; use alcohol-based hand sanitizers if water and soap are not available. • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth. Germs spread this way. Wash hands before eating. • Avoid close contact with sick people. • If you are sick with flu-like symptoms, stay home for at least 24 hours after your fever is gone (without the use of fever-reducing medicine) except to get medical care or other necessities. Do not send your sick child to school; do not go to work if you are ill. Keep away from others to prevent spreading the virus. • Take flu antiviral drugs if recommended—only available by prescription from your doctor. Best if started within the first two days of symptoms. Flu-like symptoms include: • Fever (usually high) • Headache • Extreme tiredness • Dry cough • Runny or stuffy nose • Muscle aches • Sore throat • Vomiting • Sometimes diarrhea 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine include: • Pregnant women • Household contacts and caregivers for children younger than 6 months of age • Healthcare and emergency medical services personnel • All people from 6 months through 24 years of age • Children from 6 months through 18 years of age • Young adults 19 through 24 years of age • Persons aged 25 through 64 years who have health conditions associated with higher risk of medical complications from influenza - individuals with chronic pulmonary (including asthma), cardiovascular (except hypertension), renal, hepatic, hematological (including sickle cell disease), neurologic, or metabolic disorders (including diabetes mellitus); individuals with immunosuppression, including immunosuppression caused by medications or by HIV. Families without medical insurance should contact the Access to Care program at Partnership for Healthier Kids at 703-6982550. This program is designed to identify uninsured children and connect them to an appropriate and affordable source of quality health care services.


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Recent Crime Activity in the Fair Oaks Police District Recent crime activity in our police district, while not in our neighborhood, should be a reminder that we all need to remain attentive to our surroundings and security conscious. (The police news releases of the recent incidents appear below.) As always, suspicious activity and persons should be reported to the police at 703-691-2131, unless it is an emergency and you should call 911. During the days following the sexual assault on Fairfax County Parkway (see the police releases that follow), emails were sent between neighbors to make everyone aware of the potential suspect yet to be apprehended. Some were official, and others were word-of-mouth. While well-intentioned, we must be careful not only about spreading rumors but also about invading the privacy of victims. All residents can view or receive emails of the police news releases by going to www.fairfaxcounty.gov/police/ news-releases. This page lists recent press releases for the entire county, particularly helpful if you work in another police district. However, on the right side of that web page is a text box titled “Email Subscription.� Click on Subscribe, enter your email address, and click on Continue. Follow the directions on the next page to begin receiving emails with the police news releases as they come out of the Public Information Office of the Fairfax County Police Department.

UPDATE: Man Arrested for Abduction Police charged Daniel Jimenez Munoz, 25, of 3909 Penderview Drive in Fairfax, with abducting a woman in the 12100 block of Polo Drive on Wednesday, September 9. An alert officer recognized him from a composite sketch and an investigation led to his arrest. He was transported to the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center and charged with assault and abduction. Based on the investigation, detectives do not believe this is the same suspect involved in the abduction that took place on Sunday, September 6 in the 12100 block of Penderview Terrace.

Second Abduction in Fair Oaks Area Fair Oaks Police District - An 18-year-old woman was assaulted and abducted from the 12100 block of Polo Drive on Wednesday, September 9. The victim was walking outside an apartment complex around 10 p.m. when a man approached her and attempted to engage her in conversation. She ignored him and continued walking, but he

grabbed her and threatened her with a small knife. The victim struggled with the suspect and was able to break free. The suspect fled on foot toward Monument Drive. The victim did not require medical attention. The suspect was described as Hispanic, in his mid to late 20s. He was about 5 feet 3 inches tall with a thin build. He had brown eyes and short, slicked-back, black hair. He wore a white T-shirt and workout shorts. Detectives believe this case is related to another abduction that occurred on Sunday, September 6, in the 12100 block of Penderview Terrace.

Sex Assault Reported in Franklin Farms Area Fair Oaks Police District - A 17-year-old female tells police she was sexually assaulted along Route 7100 in the Franklin Farms area on Wednesday, September 9. Around 7:20 p.m. the victim was jogging on a path along Route 7100, when she reportedly was grabbed from behind by a man, dragged into nearby woods, threatened, and sexually assaulted. The suspect then fled and the victim sought help at a nearby residence. The suspect was described as white, in his 30s, about 5 feet 10 inches tall, and wearing all black.

Attempted Abduction in the Vienna-Area Fair Oaks Police District - A 17-year-old girl was allegedly attacked by a man as she sat on the front steps of her apartment building in the 2500 block of Chain Bridge Road. The suspect walked into the building shortly after 12:30 a.m. on Friday, September 11. He re-emerged a short time later, walked up behind the girl, and wrapped his arms around her. The victim broke free and was not injured. The suspect fled on foot in an unknown direction. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male in his late 20s to 30. He was about 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighed approximately 170 pounds. He had straight, medium length, dark hair. He was wearing shorts and a purple, polo-style shirt. The police helicopter and K-9 responded to the scene. Anyone with information on any crime is asked to contact Crime Solvers by phone at 1-866-411-TIPS/8477, email at www.fairfaxcrimesolvers.org or text "TIP187" plus your message to CRIMES/274637 or call Fairfax County Police at 703-691-2131.


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Emergency Preparedness Tip: Out-of-Town Contacts When you make a family emergency plan keep in mind that your family may not be together when disaster strikes. Plan in advance: how to contact one another; get back together; and what you will do in different situations. If there are difficulties with a local phone system during an emergency event, an out-of-town contact may be in a better position to communicate among separated family members. Take the time now to program all phone numbers (home, work, cell) of out-of-town contacts, be they family or friends, into your family’s cell phones and house phones (if programmable), so that you don’t have to waste time looking for them when needed. During past emergency events, text messages were sent and received with more success than actual cell phone calls: something to consider when choosing your cell phone plan and cell phone purchase.

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Support Your Schools Welcome to the start of a new school year and another year of Giant A+ BonusBucks$M. Starting October 2, 2009, through April 1, 2010, local schools will have the opportunity to earn cash through Giant A+ BonusBucks$M Program. A couple of ways to register include going to www.giantfood.com/aplus and by calling 877-366-2668 to register your card over the phone. This costs you nothing except a few minutes of your time. You may also split your rewards points between more than one school, AND YOU DON’T EVEN HAVE TO HAVE CHILDREN TO HELP OUT! After you register your card, each shopping trip at Giant using your BonusCard earns CASH for the school! Schools receive a check at the end of the program, and the money can be used for any of their educational needs. Remember, even if you registered your card last year, you must re-register this year for schools to receive credit. Local schools include: Oak Hill Elementary (ID #01962), Franklin Middle (ID #01858), Rachel Carson Middle (ID #03624), and Chantilly High School (ID #01860). Oak Hill Elementary School has additional fundraisers: sign up at the stores or on the PTA's website at www.oakhillpta.org under the heading PTA Funding and then Shop. Oak Hill's ID numbers are: Giant Bonus card ID #01962, Harris Teeter VIC Card ID #5407, Safeway card ID #6608471 (Safeway can also be signed up at www.escrip.com.) If you have a Target REDcard you may designate Oak Hill at the store ID #103748. Oak Hill also collects Box Tops for Education found on many products from General Mills, Pillsbury and Kleenex, etc. They also collect UPCs from the Campbell's Labels for Education Program, and participate in Recycling for Students that recycle cell phones, ink and toner cartridges. Please consider helping our local schools with these programs and giving a neighborhood student your collected items. Other stores with rewards programs include: • Bloom www.shopbloom.com/YourBloom/

SupportAWorthyCause.aspx; • Harris Teeter www.harristeeter.com/community/

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Go to these websites and search for the school code(s) to register and start helping out!

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Be Aware of Bicyclists and Pedestrians Fairfax County Police Department, in partnership with Drive Smart Virginia and BikeWalk Virginia, enacted Virginia Cycling and Pedestrian Awareness Week, September 13-20th, to improve public awareness on the safety concerns surrounding cycling and walking along our congested roadways. Last year, four people died while walking or cycling in Fairfax County; so far, in 2009, ten people have died under these tragic circumstances. Some tips/reminders: • Allow a safety cushion. Slow down, wait until the roadway is safe for passing cyclists and walkers and pass with at least three feet of clearance. • Yield right-of-way to pedestrians in marked and unmarked crosswalks. • Remember vehicle extensions. A side mirror or trailer can be deadly for people walking or biking. • Motorists are required to approach and pass bicyclists at a reasonable speed and allow at least two feet between vehicle and cyclist. (Three feet is even better) - A bicycle is considered a vehicle in Virginia and has the same "duties and rights" as other vehicles on the road, including obeying all traffic signs, signals, lights and markings. A bicycle should always travel in the same direction as motor vehicle traffic. • Motorists are required to use signals to notify other roadway users of intent and cyclists must do the same using proper hand signals. • Pedestrians must travel against traffic when walking in the road, use sidewalks whenever available, and marked crossings instead of crossing at mid-block. Motorists and cyclists must yield to pedestrians in crosswalks, both marked and unmarked, when making a right turn on red, or as instructed by law enforcement officers or traffic control devices.

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COMMITTEE INFO Board of Directors meets on the first Thursday of every month at 7:30 PM at the Community Center. Beginning November, meetings will move to the FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH at 7:30 PM. Meetings are open, and all residents are welcome and encouraged to participate. To include a specific item on the agenda, please contact the Board President. Architectural Control Committee (ACC) meets monthly at the Community Center. Contact any ACC member or appropriate Board member if you have ACC questions or concerns. Chantilly Highlander newsletter welcomes your articles and community photos of specific events. Advertising questions and other information may be emailed to CHHANewsletter@chha.org or mailed to the Editor at P.O. Box 710238, Oak Hill, VA, 20171. Civic Affairs Committee for comments or questions contact Jeff Parnes at CHHACivicAffairs@chha.org; enroll in the Civic Affairs mail group at CHHACivicAffairsCommittee@chha.org to receive related notices. Community Activities Committee organizes events for Chantilly Highlands families. The committee meets as events are scheduled, and chairpersons vary throughout the year. Interested residents should please contact a Board member. Community Facilities Committee (ComFac) meets the first Wednesday of every month at 7:30 PM at the Community Center regarding our swimming pool, tennis courts, playground, Community Center and its grounds. To become involved contact Jeff Boehlert at 703-435-2836. Land Management Committee handles all issues that involve the common areas of our community, primarily lawn care and snow removal, meeting as needed. Contact Paul Thurneysen at 703-318-1468 with questions or to help on the Land Management Committee.

The Chantilly Highlander is a monthly publication which informs the community of upcoming events, committee meeting highlights and decisions, and provides a forum to communicate items of interest to your neighbors! Articles are reviewed (subject to editing), and published at the discretion of the Board of Directors. Published advertisement is accepted, however it is not considered an endorsement by the Board. Electronic submissions are encouraged via email; however, please also provide a “camera ready” printed copy for comparison if there are graphics or fonts (print styles) that must be maintained. Email address: CHHAnewsletter@chha.org (Include ‘Chantilly Highlander’ in the subject line so it is not deleted as spam) Mailing address: CHHA, c/o The Chantilly Highlander, P.O. Box 710238, Oak Hill, VA 20171 Please submit articles, advertising (with payment), and photos so they are RECEIVED by the 12th of each month for consideration in the next month’s issue: be sure to allow sufficient time for mail processing. Submissions or payments received after the 12th will be held for the following month’s issue. Any non-profit notices will be included only if space allows—guaranteed placement must be paid advertising. Classified & KidWorks ad wording should be no more than 30 words and is subject to editing due to space constraints.

Advertising Rates:

KidWorks (Under 18 yrs) Classified Ad Business Card 3½”W x 2”H Quarter Page 3¼”W x 4½”H

Resident $ 3.00 $ 15.00 $ 30.00 $ 55.00

Non-Resident $ 10.00 $ 20.00 $ 50.00 $ 70.00

CUT OUT AND HANG BY YOUR PHONE FOR HANDY REFERENCE! When calling board or committee members, please be mindful that they are volunteers, with jobs and families, making sacrifices to serve our community. Try to contact the appropriate liaison or committee chair for the best response to a concern/question.

Chantilly Highlands Committees Architectural Control (ACC)

Carla Abbud 703-925-0949 Cindy DiPalma 703-471-1874 Brian Keagy 703-909-7698 Michelle Doucette See to the right Civic Affairs Jeffrey Parnes 703-904-0131 Community Ctr Rental Answering Machine 703-435-0736 Community Events Michelle Doucette chhacommunityevents@chha.org Community Facilities Jeffrey Boehlert 703-435-2836 CHHAdatabase@chha.org Database Administrator Greg Zilberfarb Garden Club OPEN OPEN Paul Thurneysen Land Management 703-318-1468 Imrana Umar Neighborhood Watch 703-471-4923 (see Comm Facilities) 703-435-2081 Pool House Phone Lori Manik Resale Packages 703-796-1061 Karin Johnston Swim Team Chair 703-437-5452 Steve Edwards Tennis Courts 703-742-3353 Greg Zilberfarb Webmaster 703-779-4890 Greg Zilberfarb CHHAwebpostings@chha.org Web Posting

2009 CHHA Board of Directors PRESIDENT Paul Thurneysen 703-318-1468 VICE PRESIDENT David Howlett 703-689-9840 TREASURER Michelle Doucette chhatreasurer@chha.org SECRETARY Mike Laverdure 703-481-4511 chhasecretary@chha.org COMMUNITY FACILITIES Larry Miller 703-707-0891 LONG RANGE PLANNING Mike Laverdure 703-481-4511 chhasecretary@chha.org ARCHITECTURAL CONTROL David Howlett 703-689-9840 NEWSLETTER, DATABASE & WEBSITE Greg Zilberfarb 703-779-4890 NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH Imrana Umar 703-471-4923 COMMUNITY EVENTS LAND MGMT & CIVIC AFFAIRS

Paul Thurneysen 703-318-1468 BOARD MEMBER Brian Keagy 703-909-7698


Chantilly Highlands Homes Association P.O. Box 710238 Oak Hill, VA 20171

POSTMASTER PLEASE DELIVER BY THE 1ST OF THE MONTH


http://chha.org/newsletter/nl200910  

http://chha.org/newsletter/nl200910.pdf

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