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Boulder Creek Grapevine May 2009 Annual Meeting required and very necessary to maintain a quality of community we all enjoy. At the upcoming Most of you already know we did not have enough meeting, 4 board seats are available to be filled. homeowners present to have a quorum. Boulder These new board members will decide how your Creek has to have a minimum of 15 owners dues are managed and spent. If the feedback the present in order to do any business. The meeting is board received is any indication, the Spruce Up rescheduled for May 19th at 7:00 @ the fire for Spring was a good example of a board-initiated station. Please mark this date on your calendar and event that was embraced and appreciated by you, plan to join us. our members. The HOA is important to every one of us. Whether Failing to attend the May annual meeting may you are happy or unhappy with the path of the result in seating a board that does not represent HOA, or just content with things as they are, each our resident members views on what is best for and every one of us need to know what is going on Boulder Creek. We have received a few requests in our neighborhood. The annual meeting gives to be on the ballot for board seats this time around. you the opportunity to learn about our community At our May meeting, each candidate will have a and to help choose new board members. You will brief opportunity to express how he or she feel be able to find out about the people seeking a seat about our community and what they hope to see on the board and vote for the ones you feel are accomplished in the coming year. This is your dedicated to our community and have the best ONLY opportunity to determine the future path interest of Boulder Creek a priority. our community takes. Our neighborhood is in need of board members. Over the last 12 months, Annice and I have done We want homeowners who are sincere about their what we could to steer the ship. We need your seat on the board and will act in the best interest of help. We realize you are busy. We all are busy. the community in which they live. Our community needs all 142 members to know the importance of their participation within We look forward to seeing everyone on May 19th. Boulder Creek. Please email Annice or I through Llams, Inc. at their address – firstname.lastname@example.org May Meeting See you there!! Jim Ryan As a board member, I am concerned that many of us Quote of the Month don’t realize the importance of attending the annual meeting and assisting with the running of Life is a journey. Roll down the window and enjoy our community. We have a substantial budget to the breeze manage and reporting to you, the members, is - unknown Happy Mother’s Day Points to Ponder Mother is the heartbeat of the home. What disease did the cured ham actually have? This wish for you Mother Lawn Care Tips Is straight from the heart. With more special meaning Now is a great time to put down a good fertilizer with weed control. Fertilizer will help build the Than words can impart… root system of the grass and make your lawn more May your day hold attractive. Your grass will better withstand heat pleasures and drought with a better developed root system. That you’re fondest of… Some people make a mistake by cutting the grass And remember each day too short and this causes unhealthy grass. A good height to maintain is three inches. It is a good You’re thought of with love. habit to check your lawn mower blades and keep them sharp. They need to cut the blades of grass Boulder Creek wishes all our Mothers instead of tearing them. The tips of blades can turn brown and suffer from stress if torn. a beautiful day full of love. Most likely, after fertilizing your grass will grow Spruce Up for Spring quickly. You may have to mow it a day or two earlier than usual but it will be well worth your Around 60 of our residents came out early on efforts to have an attractive lawn. April 25th for free flowers and mulch. Thank you all for participating. It was a great success! Spring Yard Sale We worked hard to make it run as smoothly as We hope everyone made some extra cash from our possible this year. It was very nice to see you all community yard sale!! It looked like we had a lot talking as you waited a few minutes. Several of participation and a lot of traffic coming in and neighbors gave their time to keep everything out of the neighborhood. Remember … it’s time to flowing. start putting things back for the next one in October. If you price your items before you store them away, you will have a much easier time the morning of the next sale. A huge thank you goes out to Diana Zorn, Nick Tips for Spring Simpson, Trish Aanensen and her sons, Timothy and Mathew, Steven Lehman, Jason Eury and 1.) Replace the furnace filter Channon Craig and her 2 young boys Noah and 2.) Clean the kitchen exhaust hood and air filter Eli. Thank you all. It is very uplifting to see our 3.) Make sure the light bulbs in all your fixtures young people learning about community service. are the correct wattage Channon is teaching her boys (6 & 3 yrs) how 4.) Review your fire escape plan with your family 5.) Consider installing a lightning protection much fun it can be and how important it can be. system on your home Perhaps you saw them “helping” load mulch. 6.) Clean clothes dryer exhaust duct, damper and the space under the dryer Thanks to all who are working to keep Boulder 7.) Inspect and clean dust from the covers of your Creek beautiful! smoke and carbon monoxide alarms 8.) Clean and seal decks 9.) Caulk exterior joints around all windows and Several complaints have been made to us doors about street parking. Regular parking on the 10.) Clean out gutters street of our residents isn’t allowed. Not only 11.) Inspect siding does it look bad, it isn’t safe for us. One 12.) Check shutters – do they need painting member told us of a near accident right inside the neighborhood because of members parking Our Special Spring Tour on the street. As summer approaches more children will be out in the neighborhood. This Several of you have been working on some is an accident waiting to happen if drivers issues we told you about in the last can’t see where children are playing. As newsletters. Some of you have had your homes parents, we understand the responsibility of cleaned. We appreciate your help in sprucing teaching our children to be careful around the up Boulder Creek. road and be alert. As drivers we know to watch for children playing and are prepared for the For those of you who haven’t yet checked for unexpected. Parked cars blocking our streets broken, leaning or unpainted fencing and mold can be very unsafe. We do not want any of our growing on your siding, please remember that children to be hurt. We also don’t want to see our management company will be touring the wrecks on our neighborhood streets. We neighborhood in the very near future. They understand there are times we have guests and will be looking for a lack of proper they have to temporarily park on the street. maintenance and cleaning. Please join us now for our Spruce Up for Spring Campaign and There is also a concern for emergency vehicles keep Boulder Creek beautiful! being able to get to calls in our community. Even though they are allowed to forcefully Attention Owners move your car out of the way, it could extra time that someone is in need of. What if that Many of our homes suffered damage during the someone is your family member? Would recent hail storm. A good many of us are having to seconds or minutes be important? What if your replace roofs. Don’t wait until you have interior house was on fire? Let’s do our best to keep water damage to check out your roof. You may everyone in Boulder Creek safe. If someone want to have a roofing company check it out – or needs emergency care, please make sure they call your insurance company. DON’T WAIT! can get it quickly. Creek News Also please take note, if your garage is being used for storage and you have to park on the No information has been available to us about the street, it is a violation of our covenants and work on the creek. The project was put on hold a rules. few years ago by the state due to lack of funds. As our economy suffers, this no doubt will not be a On the Sour Side priority. Hopefully the state will be able to resume work on this type projects in the future. Ancient Egyptians believed eating lemons and drinking the juice offered protection Just for Fun from many poisons. Recent research has confirmed numerous health benefits of this little The teacher asks Little Johnny,” Can you name yellow fruit. They have strong antibacterial and the Great Lakes?” Little Johnny pipes up with, “I antiviral along with immune – boosting powers. It don’t need to. They’ve already been named.” can help with weight loss because the juice is a digestive aid and liver cleanser. Residential Parking The citric acid in lemons is an effective treatment Boulder Creek Homeowners Association for acne. You can have glowing skin from the vitamin C and the alkaline nature of the fruit kills President – Annice Eury bacteria. Drink a glass of lemon water in the Treasurer – Jim Ryan morning and at night apply fresh juice on the acne. Website – www.bouldercreeknc.us/ Lemon balm has a calming effect, giving relief for anxiety, dizziness, exhaustion, fatigue, Management – Tom Small nervousness and tension. Inhaling lemon oil can Llams, Inc. increase concentration and alertness. Add freshly (704)784-5327 squeezed juice into some lukewarm water and email@example.com rinse your mouth three times a day to treat canker sores. It may burn at first. If you suffer from halitosis (bad breath) give this try .Thoroughly rinse your mouth several times a day with the juice of one lemon in lukewarm water. Chew a slice of lemon after meals. Now that we will be spending more time outside, this will come in handy. Mix 20 drops of lemon oil to one cup of water and spray into the air to repel insects. It smells fresh too! Recipe of the Month Lemon Mousse 4 egg, separated 1 ½ cup sugar Grated rind of 2 lemons Juice of 3 lemons 2 6oz cans evaporated milk chilled Box graham cracker crumbs Cook egg yolks, sugar, lemon rind and juice for 3 minutes. & stir constantly Fold in evaporated milk that has been chilled and whipped along with stiffly beaten egg whites. Place ¼ inch crumbs in bottom of 8” square dish. Pour in mousse. Place another ¼ inch crumbs on top. Cover with plastic wrap and place in freezer – preferably overnight. Don’t remover until ready to serve. Ummm!
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