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                                        he more you know about a topic, the more interesting it becomes. Once you put a face on something, you become active in
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                                        preserving and nurturing it. Native plant identification is just such an activity. It encourages you to have a vested interest in
     Relieving Medi-                    your surroundings, and helps you decide what trees to save or propagate. It helps you become aware of which plants are inva-
     tation                     sive or should be removed from the landscape. It even gives you a reason to go out for a walk.

     Credit Card                   Once you know the name of a plant, you can glean important information to help you decide if you should utilize it in your own
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                                backyard. Many natives are beautiful additions, providing habitat for wildlife and requiring no special care. Note: natives often get
                                taller in their natural woodland settings than they do in cultivated gardens.
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                                  Learning a plant‟s botanical name is not necessary, though the name is often descriptive and helps identify the plant. The “rubra”
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                                part of the name Alnus rubra refers to the vibrant, red color the bark develops when bruised. The word
     Home for Winter            “alnifolia” in Amelanchier alnifolia refers to the alternate leaf arrangement of serviceberry foliage.
                                Common names are often confusing, as these names can change from area to area and from person to
                                person, especially over time.
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                                  Tree identification begins with dividing trees into three categories: those that lose their leaves
ISSUE:                          (deciduous), broad-leaf evergreens and conifers. Deciduous leaves are usually thin, papery and have a
                                matte finish. Examples include the native pacific dogwood (Cornus nuttallii) and vine maple (Acer
Recent News:              2     circinatum). Broad-leaf evergreens have somewhat thicker, glossier leaves. Madrone (Arbutus menziesii) is one of our few native
                                broadleaf evergreens, so that makes it easy to identify. Common conifers include western red cedar (Thuja plicata) and Douglas fir
How to
                                (Pseudotsuga menziesii).
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Weeds!                             The next step in identification is to notice if the leaves are arranged in an alternate fashion or if they are opposite each other on the
                                stem. Dogwoods, alder and serviceberry all have an alternate leaf arrangement, while maples are paired-and-opposite. Bark, flowers,
Community                 3     berries, seeds, size and growth habit are also useful in identifying trees.
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                                  Both Pacific dogwood and red alder have smooth, grayish bark. They both have oval leaves, but notice that the leaves of a dogwood
Cook’s                    4     have wavy margins and curved veins and often turn red in the fall. The alder has prominent veins running outward to the toothed leaf
                                margins and can have a golden fall color. The dogwood has large white “flowers” and red fruits, and the alder has hanging catkins.
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                                The dogwood, common in the under-story of the forest, can reach 60‟, and an alder can be even taller with a pyramid or dome-shape
                                crown. It has few lower branches, as it doesn‟t like shade.
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Can Help Ease                     So, can you pick out that alder or dogwood or even a Douglas fir? Don‟t get discouraged if you cannot identify any of the trees in
Holiday Stress                  your woods. You will, if you try! Start observing differences as you walk along your trails. One by one, you will be able to put names
                                to these faces. Who knows—soon you will be able to wow your friends by naming a deciduous tree even after it has dropped its
                                leaves!
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                                Following find a number of resources to help you along:
                                     Plants of Coastal British Columbia, Including Washington, Oregon, and Alaska by Jim Pojar
                                     Trees and Shrubs: An Illustrated Encyclopedia by Michael Dirr
November                  7          Trees of Seattle, by Arthur Lee Jacobson
Calendar                             Gardening with Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest by Arthur Kruckeberg,
                                     King County website
Classifieds               8-9        Edmonds Community College‟s horticulture department offers classes in plant identification for every season.


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  The good news is that improving lawn health by proper watering, mowing and fertilizing will greatly reduce weeds. If weeds are fairly minor
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  If clover is taking over your lawn, there's a good chance your soil lacks nitrates which encourages grass growth. In fact the easiest way to control
  clover is to promote healthy grass!

   To remove clover:
                                                                  Or          If you have a reoccurring issue with clover:

  1. first till the soil                                                      1.Use a product called "strike three" which is a broadleaf
  2. add compost to increase the soil's fertility                             herbicide. It consists of 3 active ingredients. There are many
  3. Finish off by reseeding bare spots with grass.                           products available to home owners which would work well.
  To prevent clover:                                                          2.Be diligent through the growing season. It's not a hard weed
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  1.   apply a slow-release organic lawn fertilizer in the fall
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  To rid your lawn of dandelions, remove the flower heads before they go to seed. Dig out the roots with a dandelion weeder or use the Dandelion
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  Mow your grass too low and you'll be doing crabgrass a favor. The low grass allows sun to reach the weed's seeds. To eradicate, completely re-
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   A stretch of Novelty Hill Road, east of Redmond, is one of two road corridors in East and Southeast areas of
   King County that will receive traffic safety improvements because of federal funding from the Rural Safety
   Innovation Program (RSIP).
   The grant will provide 80 percent of the funding to complete the improvements on Novelty Hill Road from the
   vicinity east of Redmond Ridge down to West Snoqualmie Valley Road Northeast (near Duvall).

   The county’s goal with this RSIP funds on Novelty Hill Road, is to reduce collisions in the af-
   fected area by at least 30 percent. To achieve that, they’ll introduce ways to remind drivers to
   adapt to driving conditions.

   Improvements include:
   · installing warning flashers that detect the presence of approaching vehicles
   · driver feedback signs that measure
   · display the speed of approaching vehicles




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                                                                                                                         2008 TRAFFIC STUDY RESULTS
                                                                                                                                                                            many more drivers, because the fastest 15% slow-
                                                                                                            Speeding in Redmond Ridge has been a passionate                 est 15% tend to more widely dispersed in traffic
                                                                                                            topic of discussion over the past year.
                                                                                                            To find out if there is a problem with speeding in our com- speeds.
                                                                                                            munity, we had King County perform a traffic survey at          2. Long standing research suggests that motor-
                                                                                                            the end of August. King County conducted a survey on            ists far outside the normal traffic flow have higher
                                                                                                                                    both Redmond Ridge Drive and            accident rates. A speed limit at about the 85th per-
                                                                                                                                    Cedar Park Crescent. The last time centile ("about" because speed limits are posted in
                                                                                      Credit Card                                   a survey was conducted in Red-          5-mph increments) legalizes consensus of most
                                                                                                                                    mond Ridge was in 2005. The sur-        motorists, and after a reasonable enforcement tol-
                                                                                      Fraud? There is                               vey King County conducted moni-
                                                                                                                                                                            erance, focuses law enforcement on motorists far
                                                                                      currently an inves-                           tored both volume and speed. To
                                                                                                                                    help explain the results, I’ve included outside the normal flow.
                                                                                      tigation being pre-                           a short Q & A section for you to        The first result is regarding volume. The overall
                                                                                      formed by the King                            review before reading the results.      traffic volume has decreased since 2005. There
                                                                                      County Sheriff's                                                                      are less vehicles traveling along Redmond Ridge
                                                                                                            Q: What is the 85th percentile speed?                           Drive and Cedar Park Crescent than there were in
                                                                                      Office. If you have
                                                                                                            ANSWER: If the speeds of all motorists are ranked 2005.
                                                                                      experienced credit    from slowest to fastest, the "85th percentile speed"
                                                                                      card fraud please     separates the slower 85% from the fastest 15%.
                                                                                      email your name,      (Similarly, the average speed separates the fastest
                                                                                      address and con-      50% and slowest 50% of motorists in a normal
                                                                                                            speed distribution. In other words, the average
                                                                                      tact number to        speed is typically the "50th percentile speed").
                                                                                      manage-                                                                               The remaining results involve the speed of ve-
                                                                                                                                                                                                   th
                                                                                      ment@redmondrid       Q: Why the 85th percentile? Why not the 99th, or hicles, listing the 85 percentile.
                                                                                      geroa.com.            75th or 30th percentile?                                        Redmond Ridge Drive, North of Alder Crest Drive
                                                                                                            ANSWER: Two reasons.                                            Southbound: 38.3 mph
                                                                                                            1. Most motorists travel at about the same                      Northbound: 40.8 mph
                                                                                                            speeds, so setting the speed limit at the 85th per-             Redmond Ridge Drive, North of Cedar Park Cres-
                                                                                       Donate an            centile legalizes the vast majority of motorists.               cent to Alder Crest
                                                                                       Article!             About 70% of motorists travel in a 10-mph grouping Southbound: 45.0 mph
                                                                                                            (called the "pace"), which generally covers all but             Northbound: 39.3 mph
                                                                                       Send arti-           the fastest 15% and slowest 15%. If the speed limit Cedar Park Crescent, South of Market Place Drive
                                                                                       cles to man-         were set at the average speed, only 50% of motor- Southbound: 39.8 mph
                                                                                                            ists would be legalized. Setting the speed limit                Northbound: 44.2 mph
                                                                                       agement@r                                                                            Cedar Park Crescent, South of Alder Crest Drive
                                                                                                            about 5-mph higher (at the 85th percentile) legal-
                                                                                       edmondridg           izes the vast majority of motorists. Raising the                Southbound: 39.5 mph
                                                                                       eroa.com by          speed limit another 5-mph wouldn't legalize that                Northbound: 40.7 mph
                                                                                       the 15th of
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               Sweet Potato Pie
               INGREDIENTS
                  Pie:                         DIRECTIONS
               3 cups cooked sweet potatoes,   Preheat oven to 350 degrees.                                              Do you have a
      peeled (about 8 potatoes)                Pie: Mash the potatoes. Add
      1 cup granulated sugar
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      2 eggs, beaten
                                               tablespoons of butter. Mix
      1/2 cup milk                                                                                                   agement@redmon
      1 tsp vanilla                            well. Place in a buttered dish.
      2 tbls butter, melted                    Topping: Mix together brown                                              dridgeroa.com.
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      1/2 cup packed brown sugar               ews and 1/4 cup melted
      1/4 cup flour                            butter. Sprinkle on top of the
      1/2 cup coconut                          potatoes.
      1/2 cup cashews                          Bake 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes. Serves 10 –12.
      1/4 cup butter, melted
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                                                                                                                     leftovers offer lots
     INGRIEDENTS                                          1 teaspoon ground cinnamon                                 of possibilities for
     1 cup water                                          1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
     1 cup white sugar                                    DIRECTIONS                                                 quick meals, espe-
     1 (12 ounce) package fresh cranberries               In a medium saucepan, boil water and sugar until the
     1 orange, peeled and pureed                          sugar dissolves. Reduce the heat to simmer, and stir           cially because
     1 apple - peeled, cored and diced                    in cranberries, pureed orange, apple, pear, dried
     1 pear - peeled, cored and diced                     fruit, pecans, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Cover,          many of the ingre-
     1 cup chopped dried mixed fruit                      and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally,
                                                                                                                     dients are already
     1 cup chopped pecans                                 until the cranberries burst. Remove from heat, and
     1/2 teaspoon salt                                    let cool to room temperature.                                         cooked!


Election Day Cookies
INGREDIENTS                         DIRECTIONS:                                 For frosting, in a small mixing        A cookie dessert
COOKIES:                            In a small mixing bowl, cream butter     bowl, beat the butter, confectioners'
1 cup butter, softened              and confectioners' sugar until light     sugar, vanilla and enough milk to         to celebrate the
1 cup confectioners' sugar          and fluffy. Beat in egg and extracts.    achieve spreading consistency. Tint
1 egg                               Gradually add flour and salt; mix        some frosting red and some blue;           end of this long
1-1/2 teaspoons almond extract      well. Divide in half; flatten and wrap   leave some white. Frost cookies;
1 teaspoon vanilla extract                                                   decorate as desired. Serves about 5      campaign with a
                                    each portion in plastic wrap. Refrig-
2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour        erate for at least 30 minutes or until                                                glass of milk.
1 teaspoon salt                     easy to handle.
FROSTING:                              On a lightly floured surface, roll
6 tablespoons butter, softened      dough to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut with
2-2/3 cups confectioners' sugar     floured 2-1/2-in. donkey and ele-
1 teaspoon vanilla extract          phant cookie cutters. Place 2 in.
1 to 2 tablespoons milk             apart on baking sheets coated with
Red and blue food coloring          cooking spray.
Assorted patriotic decors              Bake at 375° for 10 minutes or
                                    until lightly browned. Remove to
                                    wire racks to cool.


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                                                                                                As of January 1st the Board of Directors has approved “Community Involvement Incentives”
                                                                                                for anyone who would like to be a member of a Redmond Ridge Committee. Homeowner’s who
                                                                                                are active on a committee have the opportunity to have their homeowners assessments dis-
                                                                                                counted; amount depending on their level of volunteering.


                                                                                                  RIDGE     REVIEW
                         Once a month the Events Committee and the ROA Office host a Community Movie
                           Night. It’s always on the 2nd Friday of the month at the Community Center. We
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                         with family and make some new friends in your community. It’s free and we provide
                        the snacks, plus no reservations are required (Pizza is $1 a slice.) Come join us at the
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                       Install a Door Sweep. Any gap in           simply cut through the wall and        If you hold it up to the light and can‟t
SPACE AVAILABLE       your home that allows the cold win-         manually filled with a little packing  see much light passing through, it‟s
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                                                                  and has left an open gap in your exte-
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                                                                                                         home and silently suffocate you.
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                                 CLASSIFIEDS                                                                                                                                          NOVEMBER 2008
   LICENSED, PROFESSIONAL MASSAGE THERAPIST. Your                            WALK YOUR DOG? Dog walking and pet-sitting services at Red-
   neighbor since 2004. Practicing since 2001. Specialties: Deep Thera-      mond-dog-walking.com or call Dana at 425-466-7607.                            Sun                 Mon                      Tue                   Wed                    Thu                   Fri               Sat
   peutic Relaxation, Injury Treatment, Stress Management. Excellent
   skills, affordable prices, in a safe & caring environment. Available                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1 Jazzercise
                                                                             INDIAN CLASSICAL (RAAGA MUSIC) AND LIGHT MUSIC                                                                                                                                                                  8:30—9:30am
   weekdays, early evenings, Saturdays. Wellness Packages & Gift             LESSONS BY PROFESSIONAL VOCALIST FROM INDIA                                                                                                                                                                     Karate 11am—
   Cards. Also offering “Invigorating Relaxation”. Goal is to stimulate      for all ages. Complete Beginners to Professionals welcome. Special                                                                                                                                              4:00pm
   the circulatory system for those with a, more or less, sedentary life-    pricing for group classes. Come learn the ancient traditional technique
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             All levels Yoga
   style. Contact Rebecca Lavin at 206-271-0622 or visit                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     10:30am—12pm
                                                                             to develop and fully train the voice to be able to sing in any style you
   www.massagebeneficial.com.                                                choose. Contact Chandana Dixit at 425 836 4800 or 206 697 7518 or
                                                                             email chandanadixit@gmail.com                                                 2                   3                        4                     5                      6                     7                 8
   MUSIC CLASSES OFFERED: Preschool & Kindergarten (Age 3                                                                                                  Hillside Chapel     Jazzercise               Yoga 1 6:00—          Jazzercise             Karate 6:00—          Baby & Me Yoga    Jazzercise
                                                                                                                                                           7:30am—1:30pm       6:45—7:45pm              7:30pm                6:45—7:45pm            9:00pm                10:30—11:30am     8:30—9:30am
   to 6 years old) these once a week classes offer a solid base of music     MUSIC LESSONS CLASSES IN INDIAN INSTRUMENTAL:                                                                              Karate 7:30—                                 Karate 7:30—
   through singing, playing rhythm instruments and music games, danc-        Music lessons available for all ages who want to learn Indian instru-                                                      8:30pm                Hillside Youth         8:30pm                                  All levels Yoga
   ing story telling, puppetry, and listening/moving to classical music.     mental music. For more details, please contact Anjali Joshi at 868-                                                        Karate 6:00—          6:30—9:00pm                                                    10:30am—12pm
   First come, first serve by contacting Sharla Dance at dance-                                                                                                                                         9:00pm
                                                                             2324 or email to anjalij@gmail.com.
   crew@comcast.net or (425) 686-7728 to fill a limited amount of
   spaces.                                                                                                                                                 9                   10                       11                    12                     13                    14                15
                                                                             Bollywood Dance Lessons: For all ages; boys and girls. The dances             Hillside Chapel     Jazzercise               Yoga 1 6:00--7:30pm   Jazzercise             Karate 7:30—          Baby & Me Yoga     Jazzercise
                                                                             will have a touch of semi-classical style, latino ferocity, modern hi-        7:30am—1:30pm       6:45—7:45pm              Karate 7:30—          6:45—7:45pm            8:30pm                10:30—11:30am     8:30—9:30am
   PIANO LESSONS FOR BEGINNERS:                                                                                                                                                                         8:30pm                                       Karate 6:00—
                                                                             phop and break dance. Easy, convenient sessions of 30, 45 and 60                                                           Karate 6:00—
                                                                                                                                                           Litter Walk 3-4pm                                                  Hillside Youth         9:00pm                Movie Night !     All levels Yoga
   Children and adults welcome! Lessons are geared towards beginning         minutes. One-on-one or group lessons available. Video-shoot your                                                           9:00pm                6:30—9:00pm                                                    10:30am—12pm
   students with little or no music experience. (Children must be at least   children dancing and preserve the memories of lifetime. Contact -
   5 years of age and know their numbers and alphabet.) The cost for a       Rashmi Joshi at rjsporty@hotmail.com Phone 425-868-2324
   thirty minute lesson is $25. Contact Carrie at 425-301-9390 or car-                                                                                     16                  17                       18                    19                     20                    21 Baby & Me      22
                                                                                                                                                           Hillside Chapel     Jazzercise               Yoga 1 6:00--7:30pm    Jazzercise            Karate 7:30—          Yoga 10:30am-     Jazzercise
   rie@redridgepiano.com. For additional information, please go to                                                                                                                                      Karate 7:30—
                                                                          Beautiful 2660 sq ft., Centex, Large Yard Home for Rent!3 bed, 2.5               7:30am—1:30pm       6:45—7:45pm                                    6:45—7:45pm            8:30pm                11:30am           8:30—9:30am
   www.redridgepiano.com.                                                                                                                                                                               8:30pm                                       Karate 6:00—
                                                                          bath, bonus, den, 3 car garage, large yard with yard care taken care of                                                       Karate 6:00—          Hillside Youth         9:00pm                                  All levels Yoga
                                                                          by owner! Remodeled upgrades throughout: full slab granite counters                                                           9:00pm                6:30—9:00pm                                                    10:30am—12pm
   Need Garden Coaching? Is your landscape overgrown, unsightly, or
                                                                          and artistic tile backsplash in kitchen, large pantry, new appliances, all
   uninspiring? Don't know where to start? Call your Redmond Ridge
                                                                          new light fixtures in and out, crown molding in formal Contact                   23                  24                       25                    26                     27           28                         29
   neighbor, Shelly Brandon: Certified Professional Horticulturalist and
                                                                          Deanna readyde@yahoo.com or 425-836-8022                                         Hillside Chapel     Jazzercise               Yoga 1 6:00--7:30pm   Hillside Youth         Happy                                   Jazzercise
   Master Gardener. 425-246-5001(mobile) or 425-898-992                                                                                                    7:30am—1:30pm       6:45—7:45pm              Karate 7:30—          6:30—9:00pm                                                    8:30—9:30am
   (home). shellyrb@comcast.net (email)                                                                                                                                                                 8:30pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Thanksgiving
                                                                          FREE PUG TO LOVING HOME                                                                                                       Karate 6:00—
   Looking for a Caretaker: Preferably Kannada speaking for my 82         We have an 8 year old female fawn pug that is great with families                                                             9:00pm
   year old father in our house for 6 hours a day. He is able but needs   (including small children), full of life but fairly calm. We have come
   companionship and help with serving food. Will pay good money.         to the sad conclusion that we are not able to spend enough time with             30
   Please call or email Anu at (425) 898-7278 or anuaaa@gmail.com.        her these days and with another baby on the way, we would like to see            Hillside Chapel
                                                                          her with a family that can. We have had her since birth and so can               7:30am—3pm
                                                                          give you a full history of her.Please contact Megan at 425-836-4869
   EXPERT MATH TUITION OFFERED AT ALL LEVELS:                             or megper@gmail.com
   From elementary up to college in most math topics by a retired
   lady college professor with many years of teaching experience.         Looking for a distinctive voice for your business? I am a trained                                                    Community Center Class and Event Contacts
   Reasonable rates, flexible hours. For details contact:                 voiceover artist with a classic „BBC‟ or British English accent. I can                  CLASS/EVENT          CONTACT PERSON                  TELEPHONE #             EMAIL ADDRESS                     WEBSITE ADDRESS
   Vasantha at 425 605 0678 or e-mail: vaswilfred@gmail.com               provide recordings for: TV and radio commercials and promos; docu-                      NAME
                                                                          mentaries and audio books; character voices (cartoons, films, video                     Karate               Sensei Jeremy Johnson           206-351-7913            Jeremy@oneheartkarate.com         www.oneheartkarate.com
   Seamstress Wanted.                                                     games, and dubbings); voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold mes-
                                                                          sages; business presentations, trainings, podcasts, and web sites; and                  Jazzercise           Carissa Allen                   425-213-3567            redmondridgejazzer-               www.jazzercise.com
   I'm in need of someone that has any talent in sewing.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               cise@hotmail.com
   I have a new product that I invented and need to get a prototype made movie and game trailers. Contact: jflwoollard@yahoo.co.uk. Also
                                                                                                                                                                  Hillside Chapel      Tom Ahlberg                     425-836-8810            Hillside4@gmail.com               www.HillsideChapel.net
   ASAP. I have all the material/supplies needed ... appears to be simple check out http://voice123.com/jameswoollard for samples of previous                     Serendipity Yoga     Adriana Bäbler                  425-296-1133            info@serendipity-yoga.com         www.serendipity-yoga.com
   to make. (for someone that knows how to sew :)                         work. Based in Redmond Ridge.
   Call Pamela at 425-941-0564 or via e-mail Pam@adnetresults.com.
                                                                          LANDSCAPE SERVICES: Need some help with the yard work? We
                                                                          offer : *yard clean ups* *planting**pruning*
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Schedule of Events
                                                                          *mowing**anything!* Give Jose a call at 425-458-8937.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                   Finance Committee Meeting—--November 20th at 6:30 pm

                                                                                                                                                                                                   Board of Directors Meeting—November 25th at 6:30pm

                                                                                                                                                                                     BUDGET RATIFICATION MEETING—-November 25th at 6:30pm (ROA office)
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