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									                                                                                              Volume V, Issue VI
                                                                                  November / December 2009


                                                                                     Neighborhood
                                                www.thornapplehighlands.org
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THHA
PO Box 984
Hilliard, OH         Our Third Annual Halloween Costume Contest
43026
                     and Warm Weather Drew Lots of Little Beggars
                     With over sixty entries, this year’s Costume Contest was once again a big success! From
President
                     among all of the contestants, three finalists in each category were selected by the
Bryan McKean         Board, and the photos were posted on our neighborhood website for voting by the
                     community. Here are the THHA Costume Contest winners, each of whom will receive a
Secretary and        token for a free ice cream treat from Handel’s:
Newsletter Editor      Scariest/Creepiest        Most Original/      Cutest/Most Adorable       Funniest/Most Enter-
Stefne Broz                Costume             Creative Costume            Costume                taining Costume


Treasurer
Joel Armbruster


Board Members
Deb Bundy
Megan Hess
Amber LaPoint
                             Kaylee                  Grace                  Mirabella           Tommy and Everett
Keith Stanley


Blockwatch
Coordinator          String Up Those Holiday Lights… and Win a Home Depot gift card!
Bryan McKean         Many of our homeowners have gotten into the holiday spirit—and
                     it shows! Just like last year, one lucky TH homeowner will win a
                     Home Depot gift card for having the best-decorated home. You
Blockwatch           don’t even have to enter!
Captains             Between December 15th—20th, Board members will select the fi-
Tracy Barton         nalists. Then the photos (without any identifying information) will be
                     posted to our neighborhood website for voting by all TH residents.
Stefne Broz          Please visit www.thornapplehighlands.org between December
Susan Christensen    20th—30th to vote for the home you feel deserves the title of “Best
                     Decorated.” You will be asked to complete a very brief registration,
Gregg Haboush        just to ensure that only residents have access to this area of our
                     site; this also will enable you to read and post to our neighborhood
Christina Rutledge
                     forum. The home receiving the most votes online will be awarded
Laura Werner         bragging rights and a little shopping spree. Happy decorating!
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                                                                                        November / December 2009
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           Meet Your THHA Board                                             Blockwatch Corner
            President-Elect Keith Stanley                                      Keeping Your Home
                                                                              Secure for the Holidays
                                                  Keith Stanley
                                                  was elected
                                                                   This time of year brings holiday travels and empty
                                                  to the THHA
                                                                   homes that are more vulnerable to theft. Particularly
                                                  Board     this
                                                                   in difficult economic times, crime tends to increase.
                                                  past     July,
                                                                   Basic home security need not require a lot of money
                                                  and at the
                                                                   — just a little planning. You might consider this your
                                                  next    Board
                                                                   checklist:
                                                  meeting he
                                                  was named        Set interior lights on variable timers, and program
                                                  President-       outdoor lights to come on as sunlight fades or when
                                                  Elect, a new     motion occurs. Also, notify your Blockwatch captain
                                                  position cre-    about your upcoming travels and consider asking a
                                                  ated by the      friend to stop by periodically. Perhaps most impor-
Board to ensure continuity from one President to the next. He      tantly, have your mail held by the post office for the
will step into current President Bryan McKean’s position when it   duration of your absence so that it does not pile up.
expires in two years.                                              Be sure to also suspend delivery of newspapers and
                                                                   ask neighbors to pick up weekly fliers and commu-
Keith and his wife Megan bought their first house eight and a
                                                                   nity periodicals. Finally, complete one last check to
half years ago in Thornapple Highlands. He says his favorite
                                                                   make sure all doors, windows, gates, and other
thing about living here is the fact that it’s “a close-knit and
                                                                   points of entry are securely locked, including plac-
friendly neighborhood,” as well as being able to come to-
                                                                   ing a strong bar to prevent entry via sliding doors.
gether as a community through the activities provided by the
Blockwatch and the Board.
Keith brings to the THHA Board a desire to help plan neighbor-
hood events, discuss board financials and help represent fel-      THHA Would Like to Extend a Warm
low residents. Although he just recently started, he already has   Welcome To Our Newest Residents!
been a valuable Board member.
Keith enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, Tyler, Carter   • Kara Moore ~ 565 Crestmont Court
and Kendall, as well as vacationing in Folly Beach, SC and         • Scott & Danielle Sanzo ~ 548 Thorngate Court
sports. We are confident the residents of Thornapple Highlands     • Jeffrey & Stephanie Schumaker ~ 5896
made a good choice when electing Keith to the Board!                 Thorngate Drive
                                                                   • James Herrick ~ 5774 Camhurst Court
                                                                   • Eric Rasmussen ~ 5830 Camhurst Court
Announcements
In each issue of the newsletter, as well as on our neighborhood website, we offer space for news from the
neighbors. To share your news in our newsletter, send an e-mail to news@thornapplehighlands.org, or you can
post directly to the “Community Talk” section of the online forum after registering. We welcome your com-
ments and postings. Also, as we have done in previous issues, we welcome the opportunity to let the
neighborhood know about resident-owned businesses. Send information to news@thornapplehighlands.org.
All announcements must contain your full name (no anonymous submissions, please) and be written in re-
spectful and appropriate language. The deadline for the next newsletter is December 20th at noon.

Requests for Enforcement of Deed Restrictions must contain your full name and address, a description of the
violation, and a phone number or e-mail address where you can be reached, and be sent to THHA, PO BOX
984, Hilliard, OH 43026 or board@thornapplehighlands.org. Requests are kept confidential.

								
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