Fairway Villas @ CIC Homeowners Association SPRING , 2009 Fairway Villas Times VOLUME 4, ISSUE 1 In Recognition to our DEVELOPING NEWS Newsletter Advertisers Fairway Villas Marketing and whatever reason wants to sell Manager and Partner, will be Sales division is pleased to their home. We know the our licensed agent.” It is a pleasure to recognize announce a new affiliation community, the prospects our advertisers who have with Bolte Real Estate to list, come to the sales center and In late May Tony will be purchased ads in your news- market and sell Fairway Villas now our affiliation with Bolte, licensed and able to help you letter. We appreciate their Resales. According to Tom we will gain from their with all your resale needs. In generosity. In turn, please Bohlander a partner expertise and the meantime, you can contact at Fairway Villas experience and be Phillip Bolte at 419-341-1275 offer them the support they regarding this new program so well deserve. “This gives us the able to list the opportunity to homes on M.L.S. and listing your home at provide a service to Tony Corona, Fairway Villas now for the our owners who for Operations upcoming season. WELCOME BACK COCKTAIL Winter on Catawba Island PARTY The winter of 2008-2009 will back to 1948 when records bounty of fresh catches on the Fairway Villas soon not be forgotten. began being monitored. The frozen Lake Erie tundra. This Clubhouse January’s continuous waves of average January temperature created an influx of tourists Saturday, heavy snowfall and endless of 16.3 degrees resulted in anxious to experience the ice April 18th sustained wind chill factors eighth place. February or simply drive around and @ 5:00 p.m. created an environment of remained cool as well. March view nature’s best. past childhood memories. In gave frequent short lived teas- Bring a Favorite For many of our snowbirds, the midst of the deep freeze ers of the warmth of spring Hors d’oeuvre your winter temperatures were however, numerous days were followed with heavy rainfall. Beer & Wine also below normal. We are beautiful, clear and sunny. Provided Life on Catawba Island was hoping for a warm and early A total of 30.7 inches of snow the scene of a winter wonder- spring. Needless to say, we No RSVP blanketed the area in January land playground. Hundreds of deserve it! Welcome home to required alone. This was second place ice fisherman enjoyed the all our residents. CIC Blessing Community Landscape Brightening A blessing of the boat- Last month, the landscape perennials in order to enhance coincide with the seasonal ing fleet and the 2009 committee met to discuss your investment for the future. color format. season will be held on plantings for the upcoming The annual colors will remain Sunday, May 24th. The event will season. Fairway Villas has won pink, blue, red and yellow. Gratitude is extended to be held at CIC. All members and awards for the best landscap- Marilyn Swayngim, Carol families are encouraged to at- ing by the Epcon Community. Potted plants are permitted at Schemmer, Carolyn Oakley, tend. Festivities will begin at The award reflects the very your entrance sidewalk area and Marcia Sprenger who gave 11:45 a.m. positive images of the and patio area. Flowers may be of their time to give input and neighborhood. This year we planted inside the patio fence ideas. Special thanks to Steve This will be a new CIC family anticipate a continued wave of or directly outside the patio Coughlin from Barnes Nursery tradition to honor our country color as a result of meticulous fence in the existing mulched for his professional expertise and the men and women who upkeep by our grounds crew. area. Only flowers not assisting the committee. The serve and protect it! Reservations exceeding the height of the 2009 season will definitely are required for the ceremony The committee decided to patio fence shall be planted. offer a lush environment of and for lunch. introduce a few new species of Colors of the flowers need to beauty. PAGE 2 Property Management Update This past winter at Fairway Villas was a disposed of in the construction dump- take caution and exercise the use of your challenge to all who experienced the sters. This is economically unfair to the screen for ventilation. This is especially record breaking season. Spring has been developer and those who pay for the important when displaying decorative slow to progress, however the days are service. If you need trash collection ser- wreaths on your doors. getting longer and the temperatures have vice please call Allied Waste, started to climb. As many Homeowners 800-686-2454. Many dates remain available this year for continue to return to their residences, the clubhouse rentals. The rental fee remains spring services for the community will Eco spider & Pest Control will again be $75.00 with an additional $175.00 deposit. begin to unfold. applying insect control the first week of Your clubhouse is an excellent facility to June; weather permitting. celebrate special occasions with family and Asphalt sealing will resume in May for friends. addresses between 2800 and 2830 Canter- Mayfly season is just around the corner. bury Circle. However, traffic from the The grounds crew will take preventative As the community continues to grow, main entrance will not be restricted. measures to attempt to keep the migration additional precautions need to be taken to Parking arrangements for those affected at bay. This includes turning off the exte- make sure everyone remains safe. Your will be addressed when a scheduled time rior garage lights and clubhouse landscape children, grandchildren, and guests need has been determined. lighting. Homeowners may assist by keep- to be aware of the rules and regulations to ing interior and exterior lighting to a mini- have an accident-free season. Please take a The pool will re-open Friday, May 22nd. mum during the migration. moment and read the reminders on the Please be courteous to fellow Homeown- back page of your newsletter. ers and when enjoying the pool area, clean The fertilization program will be applied up after yourselves and guests. To prevent In the midst of “spring cleaning”, a re- by Trugreen this season. Applications will accidents, do not bring glass objects minder to please call Ley Property include five lawn fertilizations, two land- around the pool area. If you raise umbrel- Management to assist and direct you to scape tree & ornamental bush insect con- las make sure they are lowered to prevent have requested services completed. This trol sprays, grub control, a lime applica- damage resulting from winds. Neglecting includes housekeeping, window washing, tion and selective lawn aeration. to lower umbrellas in the past has caused interior painting and arranging transporta- extensive damage to the pool area. To assist with fire prevention, smoke tion services. alarm batteries and furnace filters need to Please note, the trash pick-up day has Please do not hesitate to contact Ley be checked periodically. Ley Property now been changed to Monday. In the Property Management 419.732.0140 or Management can assist with any necessary event of a holiday, trash will be picked up e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions replacements. Another item of concern the following day. Trash is not to be or concerns. is heat build-up within storm doors. Please New Year’s Day Party On January 1st, Fairway Villas kicked off Complimentary bloody mary’s, beer and Pictured left the 2009 social season with the annual wine were also served. to right, New Year’s Day brunch and open house. Robin and Fortunately, a larger crowd was able to It appeared everyone had a very enjoyable Ruth Raybuck participate this year, as many folks were and relaxing day. The party was still going extended a longer week-end. strong in the late afternoon. The event was attended by 50 Homeown- The environment was that of celebration ers and guests. Dag & Pat Parsell donated and an opportunity to visit with friends Gratitude is extended to the Parsell’s for their time and effort to prepare the deli- and neighbors. Our newer resident, Don their commitment to assist with the cious traditional pork and sauerkraut Raybuck was the proud winner of the implementation of the brunch. Perhaps dishes. Additional appetizers, side dishes 50/50 drawing. 2010, will even be a bigger bang! and desserts were supplied by the guests. Cheers to everyone in 2009. Pictured left, Pictured left, Pictured Tena & Chad Joyce & left, Hill with son, Roger Davis Lee & Alex Carol Reynolds PAGE 3 Golf & Social Events The Social Committee has been working all Homeowners and guests to attend. The beautiful Catawba Island Golf Course diligently to insure we have many fun and is in your backyard; take the opportunity exciting activities to enjoy in 2009. Bob The beginning of summer will bring a and time to enjoy the amenities. Block also has tuned-up the golf schedule Cocktail Party on Saturday, June 20th. to keep the balls rolling. A few dates had A 9 Hole mixed scramble golf tourna- In the midst of precarious economic to be changed. We apologize for any in- ment will be held Saturday, June 27th. times, we strive to keep events within conveniences. Scheduling can be difficult reach for all to participate. Fifty-fifty Our highlight of the summer social raffles are held during the parties. Your due to the many activities planned around schedule will be the Luau on July 18th. the neighborhood. An attempt has been contribution to the raffles enables the The party will include a traditional pig expenses to remain at bay. made to include some of the favorite roast dinner and live entertainment. events of past, while trying to implement An RSVP is sometimes required, espe- fresh ideas. Activities for August will begin on the cially if provisions are ordered. Should 8th, with our Progressive Dinner. The plans change and you need to cancel, Please join us for the Welcome Back second annual Member-Guest Golf Cocktail Party on Saturday, April 18th. please call us. As the community contin- Outing and Homeowner Dinner will ues to grow, a waiting list may exist; thus The event was very well attended last year. be held August 22nd. Our final 2009 Perhaps, this is the result of everyone we will be able to accommodate last golf outing is scheduled for September minute guests. This is a courtesy to fellow anxiously awaiting the return of friends 13th. and neighbors. Homeowners. Golf outings always require a sign-up, in Special thanks to Joe & Sue Payton for If you have not returned from your winter order to organize the teams. This year a residence in time for the above party, donating the silverware. A need still exists $10.00 per person entry fee will be for supplies for your clubhouse. As many maybe you’ll be back to enjoy Derby Day. implemented for all golf outings to cover Our first Kentucky Derby Party will be of you continue to down-size your homes, prizes and miscellaneous expenses. The kitchen items including an ice bucket held Saturday, May 2nd. Brett Harlett entry fee does not include the additional and Tracee Hicks will be your hosts. would be appreciated. golf and cart fees. Traditional mint juleps will be served. I am anxiously looking forward to a Brett and Tracee are looking forward to Fairway Villas events and activities are not memorable 2009 season. Rest assured, sharing all the pageantry of the “Run for to be missed. They are an excellent oppor- help is always needed to assist with the the Roses” with fellow Homeowners. tunity to meet neighbors and share good implementation of the festivities. Please fellowship. Bob Block donates time and do not hesitate to call or e-mail our office On May 30th, the Fairway Villas 2009 energy every season to enhance the golf golf season will officially tee off with with any assistance you may wish to offer schedule. To our beginners; don’t be shy with any of the above events. an 18 hole “Pink Ball Tournament”. A to join , as many friends will offer encour- Cook-out will follow the golf outing for agement to eventually perfect your game. Thank You, Pam Labbe Attention: Ladies Golfers Card Players Make New Friends– Play More Golf handicap whiz, we welcome you to join During this past year, requests have been the CIC WGA. Both 9 and 18 hole league made regarding card playing and various The Catawba Island Club Women’s Golf openings are available. Sign up for the games. Homeowners have suggested Association Welcomes New Members “Opening Day May 7th” in the women’s bridge, mahjong (Chinese tile game) and Catawba Island Club Women’s Golf As- locker room of the CIC pro shop by euchre competitions. Recently, interest in sociation invites You to participate in our April 30th. the above activities has grown within the weekly golf league. Any interested female community. The season membership fee is $45.00. member of the CIC is warmly invited to Sign up to play when you can; you need The teams may be able to meet in their join our friendly group, not attend every Thursday homes or possibly at the Clubhouse. As which tees off every event. For questions or Fairway Villas continues to grow, the Thursday morning more information, please opportunity exists for residents to partici- from May 7th thru call Karen Coffin at pate in leisure activities. October 1st. 419.797.2672. If you are interested in playing any of the Whether you are a be- We hope to see you soon! above cards or games, please call or email ginner , a determined Ley Property Management. duffer, or a low F AIRW AY VI LLA S @ C I C CO NDO H OMEOW NER S AS SO CI AT IO N, I NC 2 0 5 SE C atawba Rd. Su i te C P o r t C l in t on , O h i o 4 34 52 P hone : 41 9 .73 2 .01 40 F ax: 41 9 .73 2 .0 19 8 E -mai l : le y@c ros.ne t Community Reminders and Rules to Live By You must have a valid driver’s license turnaround area at the end of the com- are lowered upon your departure. to operate any motorized vehicle on mon driveways. our roads. This includes Golf Carts, Only authorized construction Motor Scooters etc. Golf Cart Drivers For the safety of everyone, Please obey personnel are to be on the grounds of by law, need to be in the driver’s seat at the 14 MPH speed limit on all Fairway un-occupied homes and construction all times with full control of the vehicle. Villas roadways. property. Again, this is a safety and It is Illegal and unsafe to allow unli- liability issue. censed individuals to drive the above Grills may be used on your patio or vehicles. The Homeowners Association driveway. However, they need to be Trash collection containers need to be does not have liability insurance to stored on the patio or in the garage stored in the garage at all times except cover accidents involving the above. when not in use. for trash collection. Children on rollerblades, skateboards Fishing is catch and release only. Under no circumstances are the and other means of transportation must Children must be supervised when construction dumpsters to be used for be supervised while on the Fairway fishing on or near the pond banks. private Homeowner use. Villas grounds. This is a safety issue, as Remember: For safety purposes, heavy duty trucks, SUVs etc. may not children should wear life jackets. Turn off water and set water heater to see the children when accessing our low when leaving for extended periods roadways. Absolutely, no child should Pets must always be on a leash and of time. be on any of the above modes of messes cleaned-up as a courtesy to all transportation after dusk. Homeowners and Guests. Upon returning to your home, slowly turn your water valve to the on Designated guest parking area adjacent When using the pool facilities, be position. Please listen carefully to to the putting green is not for Home- courteous to others around you. If you ensure the system pressurizes and no owners use. No Parking in the raise the umbrellas, make sure they leaks have developed.
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