By Lynn O’Toole
It’s hard to believe the summer of 2019 is part of history now and Fall is three weeks away. Our pool, which I call the “Country Club” and it is truly that, has had a tremendous summer. We had very few rain days for the most part and the days were certainly hot enough. The pool will remain open weather permitting and as long as we have attendants able to sit. The pool will not be open without attendants as there is a safety issue. With the advent of Autumn most activities will now be centered around the clubhouse anyway.
The two new gas stoves have been installed in the kitchen and really look great. Our natural gas generator will be installed this month and will be able to support the whole clubhouse if we have any blackouts. This means heat or air conditioning will be running depending on the season. All electric and appliances will be running and the office will be open during its normal hours. The NOAA weather service has just up dated the current hurricane season to a more active one with dissipation of the El Nino currents in the Pacific. They’re calling for an increase in storms, with more becoming named hurricanes. Hopefully we will be spared natures wrath, but this time we will be prepared and our clubhouse will be our emergency shelter as it should be.
Our community is looking better and better with houses being rehabbed and brought up to date. We have made it a point for a number of years now to have our residents cover any existing above ground oil tanks with lattice or shrubs so they’re not seen from the street. We also ask that you do this with your garbage cans by keeping them on the side of the house and put up a small enclosure to put them behind. We don’t keep them in front of the house especially under the front windows. I would also remind our residents that when they put out bulky items for pick up, please call the number in this book for Public Works. They make pick-ups on Thursdays. If you do not call the items will stay there and it looks terrible especially after people have picked through and it’s all over.
Please remember we have Quest Labs every first and third Thursday for anyone needing phlebotomy services and nurse practitioner every Wednesday from 1:30 to 3 pm in the conference room. These services are there for you.
Wishing all our residents a safe Labor Day .