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December - Village Walk of Bonita Springs

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									December 2011

Upcoming EvEnts
December
1    Tree Lighting
3    Pub Night/Wine Tasting at Railhead
4    Christmas Pageant
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7
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     Breast Cancer Support Group
     Ambassadors Meeting
     Degas Tour at Philharmonic
                                                                        J    oin us on Saturday, December 31 for this elegant eve-
                                                                             ning at the Town Center to ring in the New Year! Get
                                                                          dolled up and come ready to be pampered, because this
9    Michael McDonald
10   Holiday Dance- It’s a Marshmallow World                              is going to be the affair of the year. Be prepared to dance
11   Eagles vs. Dolphins Football Game                                    the night away as DJ Robert McDonald will be keeping
13   Tasting at Olive Oil
15   Holiday Trolley Light tour and Palm
                                                                          the party going until 12:30 a.m. Your evening will begin
     Cottage                                                             at 7:30 p.m. with passed hors d’oeuvres; marinated grilled
17   Cowboys vs. Buccaneers Football Game                             gulf shrimp, chicken salad stuffed baby bells, artichoke and
18   Kid’s Holiday Party                                                  spinach stuffed mushroom caps, a display of assorted
19   Cookie Exchange
20   Hanukkah Party                                                                        cheeses, crudites, crackers and dip. Next
22   Million Dollar Quartet                                                                we will move into the ballrooms for
26   Deep Sea Fishing                                                                      plated dinner which consists of: Grilled
27   Pizza Bingo for the Kids
                                                                                           Vegetable Salad with mixed baby lettuce
28   Movie Night
31   New Year’s Eve                                                                        tossed with marinated grilled Portobello
                                                                                           mushrooms, green and yellow squash, red
January                                           onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, feta cheese served with Railhead signature bal-
5    Ballroom Dancing Starts!                     samic vinaigrette, rolls and butter, choice of the following entree: Grilled prime
8    Pot Luck Night
12   Ringling Museum
                                                  rib of beef served with Au Jus, or Macadamia crusted Mahi-Mahi with chef’s
12   Doo Whop Group at the Philharmonic           vegetables and scalloped potatoes. Your evening includes all tax and gratuities
13   Immokalee Casino Night Trip                  for servers as well as Non-Alcoholic beverages. Please remember to BYOB
14   Company at Theatre Zone                      for this evening. To follow throughout the evening is an assortment of desserts,
14   Prime Rib Night at Railhead Cafe’
15   Doggie Day                                   coffee service, assorted Petit-Fours and chocolate dipped strawberries for each
16   Children’s Afternoon Movie                   table with a champagne toast at midnight. Please note: There is a dietary alterna-
17   American Heart Association Luncheon          tive for those requesting it in advance only. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. and close at
18   Cooking Class                                12:30 a.m. Tickets for this event are $75.00 per person and are on sale. Seating
20   Financial Seminar
21   Blood Drive                                  assignment accompanies payment, no refunds for this event. We need 75 people
21   Pub Crawl                                    signed up by December 9 to run this event. Please get your reservations in!
23   Plants and Planters

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27   Image Matters Seminar
                                                                                                                  Belly
                                                      fessiopher!
28   Cracker at the Ritz Dinner and Show
29   Swamp Buggy Races
                                                   pro gra                                                       Dance
                                                                                                                      r!
                                                  Photo
31   Kayaking with the Manatee




                                           “Turning Houses into Homes and Customers into Homeowners for Life.”
                                  i m p o rta n t p h o n E n U m b E r s

Activity Director .................................................... 949-9909                                     Veolia (Trash Pick-up)........................................... 334-1224

ADT ................................................................972-871-3553                                    VillageWalk Sales Center ...................................... 948-4141
Bonita Springs Utilities .......................................... 992-0711
                                                                                                                    Wildlife Conservancy (Alligators)..................866-392-4286
Comcast Customer Service .................................... 432-9277
                                                                                                                                                             Town Center Tenants
DiVosta Customer Service...........................1-888-898-9712

Guard House .......................................................... 949-2091                                     Steven Emerson Hair Studio .................................. 992-8181

Guard House Fax ................................................... 949-2372                                        Fifth Third Bank .................................................... 992-1695
Lee County Domestic Animals .............................. 432-2083
                                                                                                                    Serenity Salon ........................................................ 495-5863
School Transportation ............................................ 344-2544
                                                                                                                    Post Office.............................................................. 949-4470
Southwest Property Management .......................... 261-3440

Town Center HOA Office ...................................... 949-9909                                              Railhead Cafe ......................................................... 221-7093

Town Center HOA Office Fax ............................... 947-3880                                                 Tennis & Travel . . . . . . . . . . . . ............................ 947-6260


             Don’t forget to view us on-line at www.villagewalkbonita.com!
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                                      Important Phone Numbers ..................................................................................2
                                      Special Events ................................................................................................. 3-6
                                      Bus Trips ......................................................................................................... 7-8
                                      Travel ..................................................................................................................8
                                      Workshops & Classes ................................................................................... 9-10
                                      Clubs ........................................................................................................... 10-15
                                      Monthly Calendar .............................................................................................16
                                      Activity Director’s Notes ............................................................................ 17-18
                                      Tennis ...........................................................................................................19
                                      HOA Information .............................................................................................20
                                      Fitness Events ...................................................................................................21
                                      Sales Center Info ..............................................................................................22
                                      Town Center Tenants ........................................................................................22
                                      Community Photos ..................................................................................... 23-24
2 ~ Talk of The walk DECEMBER 2011
                           DEcEmbEr spEcial EvEnts

Annual Tree Trimming Party/Social!                            FREE Tasting at Naples
                                                              Olive Oil
Join us on Thursday,
December 1 from 7:00-
8:00 p.m. for our Tree                                        Tuesday, December 13
Trimming Party in the                                         5:00-7:00 p.m.
Town Center! Holiday                                          Naples Olive Oil, a gour-
music, provided by the                                        met olive oil and balsamic
Naples/Ft. Myers Bar-                                         vinegar shop and tasting
bershop Chorus; Paradise                                      gallery which is located in
Coastmen! Coffee and
dessert will be free for all                                  down town Naples. Naples
residents in attendance. For admission we ask that you        Olive Oil creates an unfor-
bring an ornament for our community tree or a dessert         gettable culinary experi-
to share. Please feel free to be creative with your orna-     ence as you taste a variety
ments and personalize them as you wish. Come meet             of fine organic virgin olive
and greet your neighbors during this wonderful time of        oils and flavor infused bal-
year! We are in need of some volunteers to make this          samic vinegars produced
event a success. If you are interested please contact         exclusively for their shop.
Michelle at 949-9909 today! Let’s get into the spirit of      Join VillageWalk on Tuesday, December 13 for this
the holiday right here in our own backyard!                   FREE holiday tasting. An assortment of cheeses, meat,
                                                              bread, and marinated vegetables will have you asking
                                                              for more! For this special evening you may BYOB
It’s a Marshmallow World                                      your favorite beverage to pair with the assortment of
Holiday Dance!                                                foods. Limited to 20 people, please get your reserva-
                                                              tions in early by calling 949-9909.
Join us on Saturday, December 10 in the
Town Center for our Holiday Party! Doors
open at 6:45 p.m. Live entertainment from
the famous Manhattan Connections from
7:00-10:00 p.m. Please remember to bring                      Holiday Lights and
a snack to share and BYOB. All non-al-
coholic beverages will be supplied as well as cups and
                                                              Palm Cottage Tour
ice. This dance is $10.00 per person. Seating assign-         Thursday, December 15
ments accompany payment. Last date for reservations           Departing the
is Friday, December 9. 50/50 raffle will take place so        Town Center at
bring those dollar bills and your lucky charm!                5:45 p.m.
                                                              Hop on the Trol-
                                                              ley and get into
Cookie Exchange                                               the Holiday Spirit!
                                                              We will head to
Join us in the Town Center
on Monday, December 19 at                                     Palm Cottage
7:00 p.m. for our community cookie exchange! Each             down in Naples, and then around Victoria Park for
attendee should bring 3 dozen (36) treats of one type         all of the decorations. Palm Cottage, the city’s most
of home-made holiday cookie or candy (please nothing          treasured and respected symbol of Naples’ history, is
requiring refrigeration). This is a wonderful way to meet     the oldest house in Naples (1895) and a landmark in
your neighbors, get some great recipes, and impress           the National Register of Historic Places. The cottage
your friends and family with a delightful assortment of       is decorated so beautifully for the Holidays, you won’t
holiday treats! $2.00 per person to cover the cost of light
                                                              want to miss it! Enjoy Cider and Holiday cookies as we
refreshments and snacks. Remember to bring a container
to place your new cookies in! If we have 36 people sign       cruise on over to Victoria Park for a holiday lights tour
up, then everyone receives 3 of each Holiday Cookie.          to top off the night. Tickets for this magical night at
Please remember to bring your recipe and we can make          $29.00 per person. All reservations must be received by
copies for everyone. Please sign up by calling the Town       Monday, December 12 for planning purposes. Limited
Center at 949-9909.                                           to the first 30 people who sign up.

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                                                                  holiDay charitiEs
 CHiLDrEn’S CHriSTmaS ParTy
 Join us in the Town Center
 on Sunday, December 18
                                                               BonIta SprIngS aSSIStance
 at 6:30 p.m. Don’t miss out                                   offIce neeDS our Help!
 on Santa’s Special Ar-                                        For over 30 years the Bonita Springs As-
 rival, Pictures with Santa,                                   sistance Office has been providing aid to the Bonita
 Cookies and Milk, Crafts,                                     Springs community. Whether it’s assistance during a
 Coloring Contest, Games                                       catastrophic flood, camp scholarships for children, or a
 and much more. $7.00 per                                      bag of food for a struggling family, the Assistance Of-
 child; parents and guests are                                 fice has been there to help our fellow citizens. Now the
                                                               need is increasing, and the food pantry shelves are ex-
 free. Sign up and payment
                                                               tremely bare. VillageWalk will be collecting items until
 must be made at the Town                                      Monday, December 12. You may drop your items off
 Center window by Thursday, December 15. Please                at the Post Office or the Town Center. The Assistance
 don’t wait until the last minute, we want to make sure        Office has partnered with Harry Chapin Food Bank so
 we have enough goodies for all of the children. We are        for every $1 donated they can purchase $6 worth of
 looking for a few bakers to make this event a hit for the     food. The Assistance Office is looking for a nomination
 kids. If you wish to volunteer, please call Michelle at       donation or the following items:
 949-9909.                                                       Canned Vegetables • Vegetable Soup • Canned Tomato products
                                                                       Spaghetti Sauce • Dry noodles and pastas • Cereal
                                                                      Oatmeal  • Bread & Muffin Mixes • Canned Beef Stew 

 HanukkaH Party                                                     Bean soups • Baked beans  • Canned Chili • Peanut Butter

 Join us on Tuesday, December 20                               lee county SHerIff’S DepartMent
 at 5 pm to light the Menorah. We                              The Lee County Sheriff’s depart-
 will gather in the Town Center                                ment is helping local families with
 main lobby for this special occa-                             the Bonita Springs city limits this
 sion. No entry fee but we do ask                              holiday season. They are collect-
 that you bring a themed dish or                               ing slightly used toys, unwrapped
 dessert to share. Small plates,                               toys and monetary donations. 100%
                                                               of the donations will go to families in Bonita Springs.
 napkins, water and coffee will
                                                               Please drop off your items to the Town Center by Mon-
 be provided. Please RSVP to the                               day, December 5.
 Town Center by Friday, Decem-
 ber 16 for planning purposes.
                                                               faMIly BeacH portraItS
                                                               Nationally acclaimed photographer and Village Walk
 Half Day Deep Sea Fishing Trip                                resident John Thawley, is now offering family beach
                                                               portrait sittings for the 2011-12 season. As a special
 on the Lady Brett                                             invitation to Village Walk neighbors, John is offering
 Monday, December 26                                           $100 off the regular sitting fee. A regular $299 sitting
 1 PM Departure (check in                                      (up to six people) is available to Village Walk residents
 12:45) Tin City                                               for $199. Sittings for large families (up to 12) are regu-
 Enjoy the afternoon on the Gulf                               larly $399 and will be available to residents for $299.
 of Mexico, a great way to spend the day! Departing from       Sessions will take place in the late day when the light
 Tin City for a half day of deep sea fishing. Cruising at 18   is prettiest; therefore it is best to book as early as pos-
 knots, catch: grouper, snapper, king fish, mackerel and       sible for your family’s beach portrait. Using the latest
 cobia. Rod and reel, bait and fishing license and tax are     in digital imaging, you can view your portraits securely
 included. Bring a small cooler with beer, soda, or lunch.     online within 48 hours of your sitting. Print orders will
 Comfort facilities available on board. Cost is $52 per        be accepted up to 10 days before Christmas. However,
 person, check payable to VillageWalk. 7 day cancella-         RUSH orders can be accommodated at an additional
 tion policy applies. A minimum of 10 and a maximum            charge. Call John at 248.227.0110 or email johnt@
 20 for this trip. See the HOA Office for reservations by      c2group.com - additional details are available online at
 Wednesday, December 21.                                       http://www.swflstockphoto.com/beach/

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                   DEcEmbEr spEcial EvEnts                                              ( c o n t. )
                                          Lu
                                            au
                                                              Yappy Hour
                                               S    ty
Progressive Dinner!                                     Le!
Get to meet your neighbors on                                 Sunday, January 15 • 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 8 at our progres-                             Are you a dog lover? If so, this is the
sive dinner. Appetizers will be                               event for you and your 4 legged friend!
out in the Gazebo area starting at                            Join us on Sunday, January 15 from
4:30 p.m. and then we’ll move into                            2:00-5:00 p.m. at the Gazebo lawn
the ballroom for dinner and des-                              area. Camp Bow Wow and their friends will be on-site
sert. Tables in the ballroom will be                          for the afternoon handing out free information, treats
designated by States. Please remem-                           and fun. This event is free for all residents and their
ber to BYOB. When registering                                 pets. Don’t forget to register your pet for our canine
please let us know what you will be                           costume fashion show. Please RSVP to the Town
bringing; appetizer, side dish or main entree. Please be      Center by Thursday, January 12.
prepared to be flexible on dishes to bring as we need to
make sure we have plenty of entrees to accommodate
the participants. When registering please let us know         Save the Date: monday,
what State you come from for table set up purposes.           January 16, 2:00 p.m.
$7.00 per person to cover the cost of magician, dessert,
paper products, sternos and non-alcoholic beverages. If       Kids Afternoon Movie
you are bringing appetizers, please try to arrive a few       More details to follow
minutes early so we can display them. All reservations
must be in by Thursday, January 5 for planning pur-
poses. If you would like to volunteer, please call Donna      Pub night at railhead Cafe
Rouette 949-3110 or email drouette@aol.com.                   Saturday, December 3
                                                              Come sample some of our NEW menu
                                                              items and socialize with your friends and
Shark Valley tour                                             neighbors. $16.00 includes pub
The Shark Valley                                              style food, wine tasting and draft beer.
area is home to                                               5:00-8:00 p.m. Call for reservations 239-221-7093.
a diverse num-
ber of animals
and plants. The                                               american Heart association luncheon
various species                                               Tuesday, January 17 • 12:00 Noon
change with the                                               The American Heart Association in
seasons and water                                             partnership with Condo and HOA
levels through-                                               Law would like to invite you for
                                                              lunch to educate you on the myths
out the year. As a result, every journey through the
                                                              and raise awareness of heart disease
Everglades offers a different experience for visitors.        as the number one killer of women.
VillageWalk will be heading to Shark Valley the               Because women have been largely
Everglades National Park on Tuesday, January 10 for           ignored as a specific group, their
a tram tour and visit. We have 30 spots reserved on           awareness of this often-preventable
the 2:00 p.m. trolley tour. The tram tour will last about     disease has suffered. Only 55 percent of women real-
two hours and is $16.00 per person. Parking is $10.00         ize heart disease is their No. 1 killer and less than half
per car. You may bring a small cooler on-board that fits      know what are considered healthy levels for cardiovas-
under your seat. We need to be on-site at 1:30 p.m. for       cular risk factors like blood pressure and cholesterol.
the tour, leaving VillageWalk Bocce courts at 12:00           Condo and HOA Law will explain how stress is linked
                                                              to Cardio Vascular Disease and how they can help
noon. After the tram tour you may explore on your own
                                                              to reduce stress in your community. The Go Red For
or head back to VillageWalk. Please make sure to wear         Women movement works to make sure women know
comfortable clothing, Tennis shoes, sunscreen and             they are at risk so they can take action to protect their
bring your camera! All reservations must be received          health. All reservations must be received by Tuesday,
by Tuesday, January 3.                                        January 10 for this free seminar and luncheon.

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                      JanUary spEcial EvEnts                                         ( c o n t. )



 trivia night                                                 A Cracker At The Ritz
 Thursday, January 19 • 5:30-7:30 p.m.                        If you missed Compton and Ben-
 Come test your knowledge! Trivia                             nett two years ago with Assisted
 nights are informal, fun, competitions                       Living the Musical you will not
 where teams battle to see who has the                        want to miss them this year! A
 greatest knowledge of matters trivial.                       Cracker At The Ritz is an original
 Test your knowledge with categories                          two-person musical revue which
 including, but not limited to, sports,                       exposes the ironies, foibles and absurdities of life in
 geography, entertainment, science,                           Southwest Florida. Characters include Naomi Lipshitz-
 and literature. The winners are the                          Finklestein-Murphy; Cap’n Baldrick, the Pirate; local
 team which, at the end of the night,                         artiste Ariel; Songs include A Ton-and-a-half of Cadil-
 have correctly answered the most number of questions.        lac Steel, Barron Collier High and the plaintive spring
 Get your friends and neighbors together for our first        break lament, Tattoo on My Butt. This show has played
 Trivia Night here at the Town center. Teams can have         to sold out audiences in cabarets, country clubs and
 a minimum of 4 players with a maximum of 8 players.          theaters from Marco Island to Fort Myers. Compton
 Please come with a team name in mind so we can begin         and Bennett are coming to VillageWalk for one special
 on time! Don’t worry if you don’t have a team together,      night, Saturday, January 28. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.,
 we can match you up! Price is $5 per person. Please          Dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m. catered by Railhead
 bring an appetizer to share at half time! Non-alcoholic      Cafe consisting of a house salad, rolls and butter, Penne
 beverages and water will be provided. Please register        rustica; penne pasta tossed with grilled chicken breast,
 with the HOA Office by Monday, January 16 for plan-          italian sausage, onions, mushrooms, fresh basil, mozza-
 ning purposes.                                               rella cheese and marinara sauce, Baked fish florentine
                                                              and a Beef pot roast, Yankee style roast beef served
                                                              with vegetables and potatoes, and dessert. The show
                  pub crawl                                   will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will go fast, so get your
                   You will not want to miss this fun         reservations in early! Tickets are $40.00 per person.
                   VillageWalk Activity! Join in the          Please remember to BYOB. Guests of VillageWalk
                   festivities on Saturday, January 21 as     residents will be permitted to sign up starting Monday,
                   we head to Naples. The Ku-Ku Ku-           December 19. If you would like to help with this event
                   Nu-Ku a famous authentic, “open air”       please call Margie Wisniewski at 948-3930 or Margie
 San Francisco Motorized Cable Car, will pick us up           Lutz at 390-9305.
 right at VillageWalk to start the evening off right. We

                                                              Kayaking at Manatee Park
 will travel to Mercato and then to down town Naples
 hitting all the hot spots. Coolers, snacks and pre-game
 beverages are allowed on the trolley. The tunes will         Join in the fun on Tues-
 be jammin as we get on and off the trolley all evening.      day, January 31 as we hit
 The cost for the trolley is $20.00 per person based on       the waters of South West
 a minimum of 30 residents. Please RSVP to the HOA            Florida in search of some
 Office by January 16. So don’t drink and drive, hop on       exercise, birds, dolphin
 the trolley and ride with us. The trolley will depart Vil-   and manatees! We will be
 lageWalk at 6:00 p.m. from the Town Center and return        Kayaking from Manatee Park in Fort Myers down the
 at 11:00 p.m.                                                Orange River and back. There will be a kayak instruc-
                                                              tion before we depart; so even if you have never kay-
                                                              aked before this trip is for you! Enjoy lunch in the park
    Swamp Buggy races                                         after the trip; choice of Turkey on wheat, ham on white
  Sunday, January 29 • Florida Sports Park in Naples          or a veggie wrap. Lunch comes with drink and dessert.
                                                              $39.00 per person for this day of fun so don’t miss out.
  If we have 20 people who are interested in going we can     We will leave from VillageWalk tennis courts at 8:15
  order group tickets which are discounted from the regu-     a.m. and return after lunch. Please sign up at the HOA
  lar price. Please call the HOA Office at 949-9909 today.    Office by Friday, January 27.

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                                               bUs trips

    FootBaLL GameS!                                        ringling museum
  Are you reAdy For Some FooTbAll?                         Thursday, January 12, 2012
      SuNdAy, december 11 - WAIT LIST                      Built to house John Ringling’s
       Philadelphia Eagles vs. Miami Dolphins              art collection, this museum
        1:00 p.m. Game. Check in at 6:45 a.m.              houses 21 galleries. These
                                                           galleries house masterpieces
          SATurdAy, december 17
                                                           by Rubens, Van Dyck, Veronese, Velazquez, El Greco,
     Dallas Cowboys vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
                                                           Tiepolo and Gainsborough. The galleries encircle a
                 8:20 p.m. Game
                                                           courtyard in which you will find an impressive group
  In Raymond James Stadium. Check in at the Town
                                                           of early twentieth-century bronze and stone casts of
                Center at 2:45 p.m.                        iconic Classical, Renaissance, and Baroque sculptures,
 Your trip includes: round trip motor coach transpor-      including Michelangelo’s David from Palazzo Vecchio
 tation, breakfast or snack (dependent on game time)       in Florence, Italy. This museum was sought to bring
 en route and on return, upper prime side line seats to    a glimpse of the world’s great cultural treasures to the
  game, full tailgate party at stadium including beer,     people of Florida. Don’t miss out on this day trip on
  wine, soda and water, movies on bus, football pool       Thursday, January 12. We will depart from the Town
 and more. Please bring your own chair for seating at      Center at 8:00 a.m. and return in the late afternoon. Your
tailgate party. Special needs seating can be accommo-      day will include roundtrip transportation, entrance to
dated upon advanced request. All games are subject to      museum, private docent tour of the Circus Collect, lunch
             change due to NFL schedule.                   and snacks on the bus. Please wear comfortable clothing
    Cost is $149 per person except Redskins game.          and walking shoes as there is a lot to explore! Tickets are
  All sales are final. Check payable to VillageWalk.       $59.00 per person. All reservations must be received no
A $5.00 per person gratuity for driver will be collected   later than Wednesday, December 21. We need a mini-
  at check in. Tickets are on sale and open to guests.     mum of 35 people to run this trip.


                                                           Chihuly/ Dali Museum
                                                           Join us on Thursday, March 29 as
                                                           we head to St. Petersburg for the
                                                           Chihuly Collection and the new
                                                           Dali museum. Salvador Dali is the
                                                           most renowned artist in the world.
                                                           By popularizing the art movement
                                                           known as Surrealism, Dali for-
immokalee Casino Bus Trip                                  ever changed the history of art, film and culture. Housing
                                                           this world-famous collection the Dali Museum has been
Friday, January 13th, 5:30 pm - Night Trip                 ranked by the Michelin Guide as the top museum in the
Enjoy this evening of pressing your                        American South. This new building itself is a work of art,
luck at the Seminole Casino                                featuring a geodesic glass structure outside and a helical
in Immokalee, a 75,000                                     staircase inside as its architectural focus. After this tour
square foot facility. Slot                                 we will head to the Pier for a wide variety of lunch options
                                                           on own. We will then board the bus to the Chihuly Collec-
machines, gaming tables
                                                           tion and hot shop. We will enjoy a private docent-led tour
and much more. Your                                        of some of Dale Chihuly’s most famous pieces. After the
trip includes round trip                                   tour we will have the opportunity to get behind the scenes
transportation, $30.00 in free                             and observe working artists in the Glass Studio and Hot
play, and a $5.00 food voucher. The trip is $20.00         Shop. Your day includes roundtrip transportation, private
per person. Checks can be made payable to Dolphin          tour of the Dali museum, lunch on own at the Pier, private
Transportation. All reservations must be received by       tour of the Chilhuly Collection and a visit to the Hot Shop.
Monday, January 9. Minimum of 15 people to make            $79 per person. All reservations must be received by
this trip a go. When registering please include your       Friday, March 2. We will depart from the Town Center
players club card number or date of birth, address         at 8:00 a.m. and return in the late afternoon. We need a
and phone number.                                          minimum of 35 people to run this tour.

                                                                                 DECEMBER 2011    Talk of The walk~ 7
         bUs trips                  ( c o n t. )                                 travEl

 Key Largo overnight                                         travel With your
 Sunday, March 18th &
 Monday, March 19th 2012
                                                             Friends & neighbors
                                                             Villagewalk Fall getaway on the wonderful Celebrity
 Includes: Round Trip                                        Eclipse November 9th 2012. Inside Staterooms starting
 motor coach From/To                                         at $789.00 per person plus taxes and fees. This is a nice
 VillageWalk, Your Choice                                    southern Caribbean itinerary with stops in San Juan, St
 of: Snorkeling Tour or                                      Thomas, St Marten and St Kitts. Leaving from Ft Lau-
 Glass bottom boat ride                                      derdale this is a very easy and relaxing trip. Start next
 at John Pennekamp coral reef State Park, buffet             season off with a cruise. Call 239-244-8870 to reserve
 dinner, one Night Hotel Accommodation, expanded             or with ?????
 continental breakfast, General Admission Ticket to          Transatlantic on the Celebrity Constellation. May 5th
 Theatre by the Sea, Private Winery Tour & Tasting           the Connie leaves Ft Lauderdale and will end up in
 at Schnebly Redlands Winery with Keepsake Wine              Amsterdam 15 days later. There will be stops in Portu-
 Glass, Snacks & movies on bus and fun, fun, fun!            gal, France and England plus the opportunity to extend
 Grab your family and friends and join your Activi-          you trip with a stay in the fun city of Amsterdam. A
 ties Director on a great overnight trip to Key Largo,       place to sleep, 10 meals a day, plus entertainment
 FL. Departing from VillageWalk at 6:00 AM we head           nightly starting at less than $75.00 per day person plus
                                                             taxes and fees. You cannot stay home for less! Call
 directly to John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
                                                             239-244-8870 to reserve or with ?????
 for your choice of Snorkeling or a Glass Bottom Boat        Looking ahead to summer 2012, think the romantic
 Ride. After the tour there will be time on own to dis-      Danube. A wonderful river cruise on the River Bea-
 cover the park and grab a bite to eat (changing rooms       trice with pre and post hotel stays. This cruise is with
 & showers available at park). After the park, we head       Uniworld many consider the world’s number one
 to Florida City (about a 20 minute ride) to our hotel,      boutique river cruise line. We already have 17 people
 the Travelodge Florida City (rated #1 by Trip Advisor       booked so don’t be left out. Call 239-244-8870 to
 as well as property of the year.) All rooms are ground      reserve or with ?????
 floor rooms and most rooms accommodations are dbl/          Cruise Planners is the travel half of Tennis & Travel
 dbl there are a few kings (upon request – first come,       and is a full service travel agency, we are an inde-
 first serve.) Rooms include: microwave, refrigerator        pendently owned Cruise Planners/ American express
 and coffee maker. After a quick nap and shower we           agency, dedicated to providing the best possible service
 are off to the Golden Corral for a delicious buffet din-    for our clients. Be it a cruise or a land vacation let us
 ner including: salads, entrees, sides, dessert and non-     work with you to provide you a hassle free travel expe-
 alcoholic beverage. Back to the hotel for a great night’s   rience. Call 239-244-8870 with ?????.
 sleep and the next morning an expanded continental          Our newest travel opportunity is a cruise tour (a
 breakfast at the hotel including: sausage, eggs, cereal,    combination of a luxury cruise and a wonderful land
                                                             tour package) to Australia. Yes Villagewalk of Bonita
 pastries, coffee, juice and more. Then we board the bus
                                                             springs is going down under in January 2013. We will
 and head back to Key Largo, this time to visit Theatre      be sailing on the Diamond Princess, one of Princess
 by the Sea! Your ticket includes: dolphin, sea lion,        cruise lines highest rated ships, from Sydney to Auck-
 and parrot shows, a guided tour of marine life exhibits,    land with everything in between. Call us for details
 lagoon-side beach, and the bottomless boat ride. After      and questions @ 239-244-8870
 our time at Theatre by the Sea we stop in Florida City
 for lunch (on own) and then on to Schnebly Winery for
 a tour of the Winery and then a private wine tasting, the
 perfect end to a perfect day. Estimated return time to
 VillageWalk is 7:30 p.m.
 Cost is $229 ppdo or $269 single - for triple or quad
 pricing please contact the Activities Office. A $10 per
 person gratuity for the driver will be collected at check
 in. This is a shared trip with our sister community, and
 there is a maximum of 50 attendees and a minimum
 of 40 attendees. Your paid reservation is required by
 Friday, February 3rd. No cancellations are permitted
 after this date.

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                               workshops & classEs

How to Plan for                                             Cooking Class!
Long term Wellness:                                         Join Valerie Chef Du Jour on
                                                            Wednesday, January 18 for a
Strategies to Secure Healthy Finances & care Planning       fabulous cooking class. Chef
We Never Plan to make mistakes                              Valerie has been cooking since
We understand we have only one                              the age of 10 and has seven years of training at the
opportunity to live our lives, to                           Hospitality and Culinary School in Menton, France.
celebrate our joys and man-                                 Since then she has worked for over twenty years in her
age our hardships. But                                      family business in France. She is excited for this oppor-
all too often we worry too                                  tunity to showcase her talents here at VillageWalk. The
much about the little things and just let the big things    menu consists of: a roasted tomato finger food, a green
happen without planning or preparation. We need to          salad with dijon mustard dressing, provencal vegetable
know that the #1 big mistake that consistently causes       tart tatin and a créme brûlée for dessert. At the end of
financial and emotional hardship in families, and we        the cooking class each participant will go home with
need to know how to avoid it! If you don’t plan ahead,      a recipe booklet from the class. This cooking class is
it’s likely to be one of those mistakes that you won’t be   $25.00 per person which includes a full lunch and
able to afford over the long haul. Your hesitation could    dessert! We need a minimum of 15 people to hold
come at a great cost! Join us on Friday, December 2 at      class. Please RSVP with the HOA Office by Mon-
2:00 p.m. for this informative workshop. Please RSVP        day, January 14. Class will begin at 10:30 a.m. Future
to the HOA Office by calling 949-9909.                      Classes: Save the Date: Wednesday, February 29,
                                                            Wednesday, March 21

WINE & CHEESE SEMINAR
Join Master Fromagere Kathleen Denman on Thursday,
January 26 at 6 p.m. for a festive, fun and informational
                                                            Blood Drive
                                                            Saturday, January 21 • 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. at the
class on the pairing of wine & cheese. We will begin        bocce courts
with a reception of Prosecco & light snacks, followed by    Please sign up with the HOA Office by calling 949-
a formal tasting of wines and cheeses specially selected    9909 today. Save a life, donate today! We need a mini-
for the season. We will explore the nutritive & health      mum of 15 people for the Blood Mobile to come out.
benefits of these wonderful complements, cheese & wine
care and storage, and some great entertaining ideas for
your own entertaining! $20 per person, all inclusive.       DEALING WITH DEMENTIA
                                                            Although loss of recent memory (short term memory loss)
                                                            is the outstanding feature of dementia, dementia can occur
Shopping In your closet                                     from over 70 different causes. We will define Demen-
                                                            tia vs Delirium, explore differential diagnosis of Senile
Barbara King, Stylist to the Stars                          Dementia of the Alzheimer’s Type (SDAT) and other
has been creating fashionable looks                         common causes of dementia, review Signs & Symptoms
since 1995 from NY to Hollywood                             and Stages of Alzheimer’s and discuss caregiver inter-
and now right here at the Village                           action tips including behavior management issues and
Walk in Bonita Springs! It’s time                           long distance caregiving.. Over 20 years of working in
to go Shopping In Your Closet so Join us on Decem-          the field of geriatrics and long term care as staff nurse,
ber 7th at 1:00 p.m. for a seminar/workshop that you        Licensed Nursing Home Administrator and independent
won’t want to miss! Let Barbara show you how that           consultant to long term care facilities for Quality Assess-
sometimes frightening closet, that may be busting at        ment & improvement has provided Rita Cavallaro, MS,
the seams might also be hiding some incredible fashion      RN, with extensive first-hand experience in the pain &
secrets! With a few ideas and tips from one of the best     joy of being a caregiver for patients with dementia. Join
fashion consultants in the business your closet may         us for this special health seminar January 25 at 3:00 p.m.
uncover hidden secrets and become your favorite room        in the town center as Rita shares these experiences and
in the house! Let’s Go Shopping! Please RSVP to the         insights to dealing with dementia, which affects so many
HOA Office by Monday, December 5. We need a mini-           families today. Please RSVP with the HOA Office by
mum of 15 people to hold this FREE seminar!                 Tuesday, January 24.

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  workshops & classEs (cont.)                                                        clUbs

 Plants and Planters                                                          aLL OCCaSiOnS
 Plant Scapes from Fort
                                                                                   birTHdAyS
 Myers is coming back for
 their second seminar out                                                 Dorothy DeCastro • Kathy Ferrante
 of three. This month they                                                Rosalie Marchesani • Ruth Moore
 will be speaking on Plants                                                Martha Robertson • Libby Silak
 and Planters-guaranteed                                                       Sara Kearney • Tammy
 gorgeous. They will touch                                                          Frank Hobel
 on different topics such
 as: Living art, design,                                                         ANNiverSArieS
 scales, texture, color and                                                     Kathy & Nick Ferrante
 style. 12 bullet-proof plants perfect for the patio, secrets   If you have a special occasion, birthday, or anniversary,
 to successful herb gardens, solutions for out of control       please send an email to Marita at mlflach@aol.com. We
 landscape plants and much more. Join them on Monday,             like sharing these special dates with the community!
 January 23 at 3:00 p.m. for this free seminar. Please
 RSVP to the HOA office by Thursday, January 26 by
 calling 949-9909.
                                                                Village Walk ambassadors
                                                                Welcome New residents
                                                                 Our Goal is to help you to become an active, happy resi-
 Dressing for Everybody                                         dent of this great community. If you would like to volun-
 Everybody is beautiful                                         teer for the ambassadors please join us on Wednesday,
 and unique. The clothing                                       December 7 at 10:00 a.m. for an organizational meeting.
 styles we wear can either                                      New members are encouraged to come and share ideas
 complement or detract.                                         on how to welcome new residents to the community!
 Did you know that the
 length of a jacket can
 make you look 10lbs lighter (or heavier!) and a scoop
 or a “V” neckline really does make a difference. From
                                                                Bike CluB
                                                                Exercise with the Bike Club on
 cuffs or no cuffs to texture or smooth, we’ll help iden-
                                                                Tuesday December 13th, as we
 tify the best styles to make participants feel good about
                                                                a ride through beautiful Florida
 their body! Join Image Matters on Friday, January 27 at
                                                                Gulf Coast University. We will
 2:00 p.m. for this free seminar. All reservation must be
                                                                carpool from the bocce ball
 received by Thursday, January 26. We need a minimum
                                                                parking area at 10 AM and pro-
 of 15 people to hold this fantastic seminar.
                                                                ceed to Vapiano Restaurant at Gulf
                                                                Coast Mall. (Near McDonalds) We will

 Oil Painting Class                                             bike about 12 miles and then lunch at Vapiano.
                                                                Bike helmets are required. If you have any questions,
 December 5, 12, 19, 26                                         please call Ray Youmans 239.791.8978 or Fred
 monday mornings 9:30-12:30 • $72                               Hodapp 239.495.2499. Remember we will visit Shark
 Each class will begin with a 20-30 minute lesson               Valley on January 10th.
 including a demonstration. Work from your own still

                                                                            BiNgO
 life set up with individual support from the Instructor.
 All levels welcome and encouraged! Bring a snack for
 break time. Payment is required the first week of class                   Doors open for bingo at 6:30 p.m. And we
 for the month. Materials List available upon request.                     start promptly at 7:00. Please join us for
 Contact: Lydia LaChance, 802-343-3300, lydlachance@                       a fun night and chance to win some $$$$.
 gmail.com.                                                                December dates are Monday, December 5
                                                                and Monday, December 12. Bingo will resume Mon-
                                                                day, January 9. If you would like to help with this
                                                                year’s Bingo please contact Margie Lutz at 390-9305.

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VillageWalk Bocce Club                                        BRiDgE SOCiAL CONTRACT
The VillageWalk Bocce season is                               1st & 3rd Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. in the great Room.
off to a great start. Play resumed the                                      Contact: Lela 948-0267
week of November 7th.
We still have a few spots left. If
you are interested please email Maria                         Canasta
Apalakis at mrsappa@comcast.net.
                                                                 Join us in the Hibiscus Room
meN’S bocce FridAy morNiNG 10Am                               on Mondays at 1:00 p.m. and
Come on down to the bocce courts every Friday at              Tuesday nights in the main lobby
10am. All are welcome, no experience needed!                  at 7:00 p.m. for this card game. If
                                                              you are interested, please con-
Southwest Florida Bocce League                                tact Sandy Gibbons at 949-1887,
The Southwest Florida Bocce League is gearing up              Marge Wisniewski at 948-3930 or
for the 2012 season. In fact, VillageWalk will host           Margie Lutz at 390-9305 to
the first week of the season, namely January 6, 2012.         schedule an instructional session.
There will be an organizational meeting for the Vil-
lageWalk team on December 6, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. in
the card room at the Town Center. Anyone interested
in joining the team is invited to attend. Being on the
                                                                         CarD making &
team requires commitment for practice every Thursday
morning and play every Friday morning from January
                                                                      ruBBErSTamPing
                                                                Join us on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at
through March.                                                10:00 a.m. or 6:30 p.m. in the Town Center for this class.
                                                              Each class is $10.00 per person paid directly to the in-
                                                              structor. If you wish to attend, reservations are a must by
BOWLing LEaguE                                                calling Sue Keys at 495-7785 or Ruth Naton 948-3662.
Join us on Wednesday, De-
cember 14 & December 28
as we hit the lanes! We will                                  coMputer claSS
be bowling at Beacon Bowl                                     Payment made directly to
which is located at 5400 Ta-                                  instructor: Christine Capasso
miami Trail North, Naples, FL                                 992-0970. Please make
34108. We will carpool from                                   reservation with Christine, if
the Bocce Courts at 9:15 a.m.                                 planning on attending. Learn
If you are interested in joining please email Sandy Den-      Basic Computer Skills. Library
nis at sdennis@luckymail.com or call 410-802-6654.            in Town Center.


neW CLuB!                                                     Men’s Coffee
a SurVIVor’S guIDe to BreaSt cancer                           Tuesday, December 13 &
Are you or someone you know recovering from breast            December 27 at 9:00 a.m. in the
cancer? Undergoing treatment for breast cancer?               Grand Cypress Room
Would you like to learn more about breast cancer treat-
ment? Would you like to participate in a support group
for (friends of) survivors of breast cancer? Many women
in our community fit into one of these categories. If you
                                                              DininG WitH
would like to participate in a support group for survivors
and friends of survivors of breast cancer, contact Gail
                                                              FrienDS
                                                              Holiday Party on Tuesday, December
Wright (gwright43@gmail.com) to sign up for our first         13 at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Center. If you would like
meeting on Tuesday, December 6 at 7pm.                        to join, please call Sara Kearney at 239-495-1615.

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   ExpandinG HorizonS                                       Grandma’s Closet
 edGAr deGAS AT THe PHilHArmoNic                            We need your baby stuff!
 Join Expanding Horizons on Thursday, December 8            As people move in and
 for a 10:00 a.m. tour of the Degas exhibit at the Phil-    out of our community it’s
 harmonic in Naples. This captivating exhibition offers     important to keep updat-
 an often personal look at the life and work of 19th-       ing our Grandma’s Closet
 century French master Edgar Degas. These 90 rare           listing. Grandma’s Closet
 works include 20 drawings by Degas, as well as prints,     is a community listing of
 photographs, echings and more. All reservations must       baby and children’s items
                                                            such as cribs, strollers, play toys etc. that you are willing
 be made by calling Rosalie at 949-9503. Tickets are
                                                            to share with other homeowners. We all have family that
 $8.00 each.
                                                            comes into town; instead of buying these items why not
                                                            help someone in need. If you are willing to share or need
                                                            items to be shared, please contact Margie Lutz at 390-
                                                            9305 or email lmlutz@embarqmail.com. Don’t forget to
                                                            mention your name, phone number, the items and if you
                                                            are seasonal or permanent. We thank you in advance!


                                                                WoulD
                                                             you lIke to
             Fishing Club                                     Help WItH
  This month we will be meeting on Monday, December           a coMMu-
   5 at 9:00 a.m. at the Town Center. Please call Tony
        Cavallaro with any questions at 498-8723.           nIty HealIng
                                                               SHaWl?
                                                            Contact Linda Rosen at 947-0900 or email her at won-
                                                                          dlin@embarqmail.com.


                                                            Hand and Foot
                                                            Join in the fun on Friday afternoons at 1:00 p.m. in
                                                            the Town Center for this takeoff on Canasta. If you
                                                            are interested in joining the group, email Meryl at
                                                            msmwade@comcast.net.

           Game niGHt
    1st & 3rd Tuesday • 7 p.m. in the Great Room                Ladies Coffee
    Get a group together to play Euchre, Pinochle,          Join us on Friday, December 2, at the
  Rummy Cube, or your game of choice. Have a new            Railhead Cafe at 10:00 a.m. for coffee or
          game to share? Bring it with you.                 tea and a mid-morning snack (cost $4.00
                                                            including tip). This is a great opportunity
                                                            to meet your neighbors. We have a special guest from
                                                            Treasures and Trends to help you will all of your holiday
                                                            shopping. From jewelry to purses they have everything
                                                            and at very reasonable prices. Bring cash, check or charge
                                                            and get your shopping done early this year. Please RSVP
                                                            to Joyce Depigian at 495-4694 or email her joycedepi-
                                                            gian@aol.com by 2 p.m., Tuesday, December 1st.

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                                                                                                                         Lu
Hooked on Books                                                      LunCh BunCh
December 14, 2011
                                                             Wednesday, December
 Hooked on Books will meet at the home of Lela
                                                             28-Hyatt regency Point
Gahweiler for our annual Christmas Party and Yankee
                                                             Join us on Wednesday,
Swap on December 14th. We will gather at 12 noon
                                                             December 28 as we head
for our festivities and delicious member provided lun-
                                                             to the Hyatt Regency
cheon. Each member should bring a book related gift
                                                             Coconut Point for a fabu-
(wrapped and unsigned) for our fun exchange.
                                                             lous luncheon. There is
 Please call or email (margewise@gmail.com) Marge
                                                             no better time to visit the
Wisniewski if you are planning to attend.
                                                             Hyatt then during the Holidays as the decorations are
                                                             amazing! We will have a limited menu consisting of a
                                                             traditional cobb salad, angus burger with french fries or
                                                             pan seared mahi-mahi with wild rice and root vegetable
                                                             hash. Price is $22.37 per person which includes lunch,
                                                             tax, gratuity and beverage. Separate checks will be
                                                             available. We will carpool from the Bocce courts at
Hooked on Books II                                           11:15 a.m., lunch begins at 12noon. All reservations
                                                             must be made by Wednesday, December 21 by calling
Hooked on Books II “Holiday Meeting” will gather             the HOA Office at 949-9909.
on Thursday evening December 8 at the Town Center.
Our book for this month will be Secret Daughter by S.
Gowda. “Compulsively read-able, and deeply touching
                                                                hoLd the date:
this book is a story of the unforeseen ways in which our
choices and families affect our lives, and the power of
                                                               January 25, 2012
                                                             Hold the date for our third annual luncheon at
love in all it’s many forms.” Michele Cudnik will lead
                                                             McCormick and Schmidt. We again will have a
the discussion.
                                                             choice of a delicious three course lunch. In addition,
 Those attending are encouraged to bring an hors d’
                                                             each guest will receive a $20 gift certificate to be used
oeuvres, snack dessert or drink to share. Also (optional)
                                                             on their next visit. Seating will be limited - don’t be
please bring a wrapped book (may be gently used)
                                                             left out.
and or related reading item for our “Yankee Swap”.
Please call Michele Cudnik at 239-405-7592 or email
m.cudnik@hotmail.com if you’ll be attending, or if you
have any questions!                                          LunCH &
                                                             A MovIe
HELPing HanDS                                                To find information
We are trying to gather                                      out about the next
a group of VillageWalk                                       outing please email
residents who would be                                       elaine Hubbell at
willing to give a “help-
                                                             hubbell70@msn.com.
ing hand” to neighbors
who may need temporary
assistance. This might
include driving to doctors’ appointments, grocery shop-
ping, providing a meal during illness, or providing a
few hours’ respite care for a homebound resident while
                                                               mah Jongg
                                                               Every Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. in
the caregiver takes a needed break. If you are a resident
(may be seasonal or full time) who would be willing to         the Hibiscus Room. If you are
help out please contact Linda at 821-6192 or email:            new and would like to learn
lgjohnson2@gmail.com or Suzanne at 948-4309 or                 please contact Barbara Spring
email: kileysuzanne@aol.com.                                   at bspring828@gmail.com or call 498-2332.

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                Men’s                                        LaDieS GoLF
             GoLf LeAGue                                        The Ladies Golf group meets
                                                             every Friday. We play public
              JoIn THe                                       courses such as Cypress Woods,
                                                             Arrowhead in Naples, and
                 fun                                         Country Creek Country Club in
 The VillageWalk Men’s Golf League invites you to            Estero. I am open to suggestions
 come join the fun. Substitutes are welcome throughout       if anyone knows of other courses
 the year. We play at Bonita Bay East, which is located      where we are welcome and
 on Immokalee Blvd about 6 miles east of route 75            which are affordable.
 on the left. The Country Club offers 2 Tom Fazio               We are open to all levels of
 designed courses, the Cypress and the Sabal courses.        play; our goal is to enjoy being
 Check out the web site.                                     out on the golf course having fun and getting some
 http://www.bonitabayeast.com/page.cfm?pageid=golf           exercise.
   We alternate courses each week. The League plays             If you are interested and have not contacted me
 on Thursdays from November to April. All levels of          already, please call Marge at 948-3930 or email
 play are welcome; we play to have fun, enjoy each           margewise@gmail.com to be included. We welcome
 other and our fantastic Florida weather.                    all golfers.
   There is a flat rate of $50.00 (Credit Card only) per
 round with cart includes tips but not taxes. This is a
 Country Club so no cargo shorts, collared shirts tucked
 in and respect other players, the Course, and the Staff.
                                                              music group!
                                                              We HAve A FeW NAmeS
 We play weekly Fun Contests, which are optional each         ANd Are STill lookiNG
 week. Handicaps will need to be established and main-        For A FeW more!
 tained. There will be no course participation in main-       If you can play an instrument and
 taining your handicap. If you don’t have a handicap we       wish to get together for a few people to play with,
 will help establish one for you.                             please call Michelle at 949-9909. Don’t forget, we now
   Our first Tee Time starts at between 10 AM and 11          have a piano in the Town Center to practice on!
 AM every week and then every 10 minutes. Blocks of
 Tee times are set up weeks in advance and we are not
 able to make any adjustments to the number of four-
 somes prior to play.
                                                              new! parents & kids club
   A practice facility is available 1 hour before your tee    Open to parents and kids of all
 time. The Ranger will point out our practice area. We        ages who would like to arrange
 share the club with Bonita Bay Club members; they            get togethers, meet ups, provide
 will be playing on the opposite course each week.            support and make new playdates
   Please feel free to patronize the Golf Shop and the        and friends please join our new
 Club House lounge and restaurant, they are credit card       group on Facebook! Type in
 only – no cash.                                              “VillageWalk Parents & Kids” into Facebook and then
 Contact information                                          click the “Like” button to join the group, or email Lucy
 Len Yanazzo                Phone 239-495-3690                OIiva at lucyoliva@comcast.net.
                            Cell    518-281-3804
                            E Mail: Lyanazzo@mac.com
 Andy DiPalma               Phone 239-405-7145                Sunshine Committee
                            Cell    239-404-3816                Many times we would be more
                            E Mail: Adipalma13@gmail.com      than willing to help our neighbors if
 Don (Buck) Buchura                                           we only knew they were in need. If
                            Phone 239-495-5039                you know someone in our commu-
                            Cell    724-996-4431              nity who is ailing or who has lost a
                                                              loved one, please contact Mary Jane
                            E Mail: mbachura@aol.com
                                                              at 221-7160.

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   rED HaTS                                                    365 SOCiAL CLuB
                                                              We would like to welcome our returning seasonal resi-
 Please contact the                                           dents & our new residents in a very special way. You
Queen Mother, Barbara                                         are cordially invited to attend a memorable & festive
Fortunato for details at                                      holiday evening in your honor.
239-992-8520.                                                  The ‘Welcoming cocktail Party’ will be hosted by:
                                                                          The ladies of the 365 Social club.
                                                                              Saturday, December 3, 2011

aTTEnTiOn: aLL SEniOr
                                                                                    6:00pm - 8:00pm
                                                                The home & courtyard of William & Jayne Hedges.

SOFTBaLL PLayErS!
                                                              Complimentary hor d’oeuvres, wine, and holiday punch
                                                                          Please RSVP by December 1, 2011
COLLIER COUNTY SENIOR SOFTBALL (CCSS) is                        We so look forward to this special evening with you!
looking for slow-pitch softball players, aged 50 and up to                       Warmly, Jayne & Bill
play Tuesday and Thursdays from April-December. Play is                     RSVP: William & Jayne Hedges
informal and teams are selected prior to games. If inter-                         28520 Finch Terrace
                                                                  (239) 676-9773 • email: vw365sc@hotmail.com
ested, be there Tuesday and Thursday beginning at
                                                                                 365 SociAl club
8:30 a.m. at Veteran’s Park off Immokalee Road,                       “Designed for year round residents, with a
approximately 2 miles west of I-75. For more information         Welcoming spirit for all residents of VillageWalk”.
please contact Bob Schreyer at 239-947-2174 or email                          Guests are always welcome!
baschreye@comcast.net                                                       Our MISSIOn STATeMenT:
                                                                           We support our charities through
                                                                   Our “reach out and touch someone” program.
                                                               The holidays are a very special time of year
                                                                 And as we join together in the spirit of this season,
                                                                          We would like to welcome everyone
                                                                    To a delightful & festive evening with friends.
                                                                    You are cordially invited to attend our 2011
                                                                     ‘mistletoe & Holly’ Holiday cocktail party
                                                                            $10.00 Per person • RSVP only
                                                                          Date: Saturday, December 17, 2011
                                                                                    Time: 6pm - 8pm
313                                                                       Place: Town Center ‘Holiday Room’
                                                                 Complimentary Hors d’oeuvres and Holiday punch
Join us Thursday afternoons at                                              RSVP: William & Jayne Hedges
1:00 p.m. in the Town Center for this                                             28520 Finch Terrace
fun card game. It’s quick and easy to                             (239) 676-9773 • email: vw365sc@hotmail.com
learn! Call Ada at 949-1671 for more                            *Please remember our homeless this month. Our char-
information or to join the fun.                                ity is the food pantry & soup kitchen. Our homeless now
                                                              include families that need our help. Please bring a canned
                                                              food item. Canned hams are also needed. (A personal note

Quilting
                                                                        or holiday card is sure to warm a heart).

2nd Wednesday of the month from 6-10p.m. Call Linda
Laughlin if you are interested in attending 390-1485.
                                                              euchre
                                                              Hello, neighbors. If you are interested and know how to
                                                              play, please give Joyce Buckler a call at 239-949-3301. If
                                                              you don’t know how to play or have never heard of Euchre
                                                              (pronounced you-ker), feel free to call me to express your
                                                              interest. Euchre is a partnered card game that is played using
                                                              the 9-10-J-Q-K-A. The object is to gain 3 or more tricks
                                                              after trump is named. It is easy to learn and play but does re-
                                                              quire some strategy. The Euchre Club is in the development
                                                              stage, so please if you are interested in getting this going!

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      sun                   mon                   tues                     wed               thurs                       Fri                   sat
                                                                                            1                      2                     3
                                                                                            7:00 p.m. Tree         10:00 a.m.            5:00 p.m. Pub Night
                                                                                            Lighting with music    Ladies Coffee         and Wine Tasting at
                                                                                            by the Paradise                              Railhead Cafe
                                                                                            Coastmen
                                                                                                                   2:00p.m.              6:00 p.m. 365 Club
                                                                                                                   Long Term Planning



 4                      5                     6                        7                    8                      9                     10
 10:15 a.m.             9:00 a.m.             6:00 p.m. Bocce          10:00 a.m.           10:00 a.m. Degas       5:00 p.m. Tennis      7:00-10:00 p.m.
 Christmas Pageant      Fishing Club          League Meeting           Ambassadors          Exhibit at Philhar-    Christmas Mixer       Holiday Dance
                                                                       Meeting              monic
                        7:00 p.m.             7:00 p.m.                                     3:30 p.m. Activities   8:00 p.m.
                        Bingo                 Breast Cancer            1:00 p.m.            Committee Meeting      Michael McDonald
                                              Support Group            Shopping in your
                                                                                            7:00 p.m. Hooked
                                                                       Closet
                                                                                            on Books 2

 11                     12                    13                       14                   15                     16                    17
 6:45 a.m.              4:00 p.m.             9:00 a.m.                1:00 p.m.            5:45 p.m.                                    2:45p.m.
 Eagles vs. Dolphins    Tennis Meeting        Men’s Coffee             Book Club            Holiday Lights Tour                          Cowboys vs.
 Football Game                                10:00 a.m. Bike Club                                                                       Buccaneers Football
                                              5:00 p.m. Free Tasting                                                                     Game
                        7:00 p.m.             at Naples Olive Oil
                        Bingo                 7:00 p.m. Dining                                                                           6:00 p.m.
                                              with Friends                                                                               365 Club


 18                     19                    20                       21                   22                     23                    24
 6:30 p.m.              7:00 p.m.             5:00 p.m.                                     8:00 p.m.              Offices Closed
 Children’s Christmas   Cookie Exchange       Hanukkah Party                                Million Dollar
 Party                                                                                      Quartet




 25                     26                    27                       28                   29                     30                    31
 Merry                  1:00 p.m.             9:00 a.m.                12:00 p.m.                                                        7:30 p.m.
 Christmas!             Deep Sea Fishing      Men’s Coffee             Lunch Bunch                                                       NEW YEAR’S EVE
                                                                                                                                         PARTY
                                              6:30 p.m.                7:00 p.m.
                                              Kid’s Pizza              Movie Night
                                              Bingo Night
                        Offices Closed


                                                    Recurring Events
Mondays:    8:00 a.m. Cardio & Strength Aerobics DVD • 8:00 a.m. Men & Women Round Robin/Cardio Tennis • 9:00 a.m. Walking DVD Class • 9:30 a.m. Open Studio
            9:30 a.m. Tennis Advanced Beginners Clinic • 10:00 a.m. Zumba • 1:00 p.m. Canasta • 5:30 p.m. Yoga
Tuesdays:   9:00 a.m. Water Aerobics • 9:00 a.m. Walking DVD Class • 9:00 a.m. 2nd & 4th Men’s Coffee • 10:00 a.m. 2nd & 4th Cardmaking • 1:00 p.m. Mah Jongg
            4:00 p.m. Muscle and Conditioning • 6:30 p.m. 2nd & 4th Cardmaking • 6:30 p.m. 3rd Dining with Friends • 7:00 p.m. Canasta
            7:00 p.m. 1st & 3rd Game Night
Wednesdays: 8:00 a.m. Cardio & Strength Aerobics DVD • 8:00 a.m. Men & Women Round Robin • 9:00 a.m. Walking DVD Class • 10:00 a.m. 2nd Computer Class
            1:00 p.m. 1st & 3rd Bridge • 5:30 a.m. Yoga • 6:00 p.m. Practice and Play Clinic • 6:30 p.m. Mat Pilates • 7:00 p.m. Poker • 7:30 p.m. Zumba
Thursdays:  9:00 a.m. Water Aerobics • 9:00 a.m. Walking DVD Class • 1:00 p.m. 313 Card Game • 3:30 p.m. Muscle and Conditioning • 5:00 p.m. Kid’s Tennis
            7:00 p.m. Hooked on Books (1st)
Fridays     8:00 a.m. Cardio & Strength Aerobics DVD • 8:00 a.m. Men’s & Women’s Round Robin • 9:00 a.m. Walking DVD Class • 10:00 a.m. Zumba
            1:00 p.m. Hand and Foot • 6:00 p.m. Yoga
Saturdays:  9:30 a.m. Mixed Doubles Round Robin
16 ~ Talk of The walk DECEMBER 2011
                              activity DirEctor notEs

                                                                  v i p i n F o r m at i o n
        E-mail Distribution List
If you would like to receive
updates for the community with
                                                           reGaL CinemaS
                                                           Now available at the HOA
Activities and HOA information                             Office window are Regal
or wish to have the newsletter                             Cinemas Discounted movie
please email Michelle Kithcart at                          tickets! Choose between
activities@villagewalkbonita.                              the VIP Super Saver for
com or stop in the Town Center                             only $6.50, a restricted
and fill out a form.                                       ticket and cannot be used
                                                           during the first 12 days of
                                                           selected new release films,
          rESiDEnT DirECTOry                               or the Premiere Super
                                                           Saver movie tickets which
We will be printing a
new edition of the Vil-                                    is only $7.50. These tickets are accepted anytime and never
lageWalk Directory at                                      expire. Limit 10 tickets per request.
the end of the year. Our
proof will be available Monday, December 5-Thurs-          Sam SneaDS
day, December 8 for corrections. This is your chance to    All VillageWalk residents receive 10% off your food
make sure all of your information is up to date. Please    bill at Sam Sneads Tavern all year round. *excludes
stop into to the HOA Office to take a look! The new        beverages. www.samsneadstavern.com.
directory will be out after the first of the year.


                 cHannel 195
   DOn’T FOrgET TO Turn yOur TV TO CHannEL 195 FOr aLL
    OF ViLLagEWaLk’S uPCOming EVEnTS anD imPOrTanT
                    HOa inFOrmaTiOn!


payMent polIcy
Due to the high volume
of Activities and for
                                                           miromar outLetS
                                                           To receive your free VIP coupon booklet which contains
more efficient track-
                                                           hundreds of dollars of savings, simply pick up a referral
ing purposes,
                                                           card at the Town Center and bring it to Miromar Outlets.
payment is
                                                           This is a great benefit for VillageWalk as Miromar will
required with
                                                           be giving back money to our property with every refer-
reservations
                                                           ral card turned in. We can use these gift cards for prizes at
for all activities. There will
                                                           our upcoming functions! So grab a whole bunch and pass
only be a 72-hour window for residents who are out of
                                                           them out to your friends and neighbors. It’s a win-win for
town. We thank you in advance for helping us make
                                                           everyone.
this smooth transition and to improve our overall ac-
counting records for the Activities here at VillageWalk.


        actIVItIeS/DecoratIng
         coMMIttee MeetIng
Thursday, December 8 at 3:30 p.m. All residents are
encouraged to join in to help us create new and differ-
ent activities!

                                                                                 DECEMBER 2011     Talk of The walk~ 17
                                activity DirEctor notEs

                                                              naplEs philharmonic tickEts
 namE BaDgES
 If you would like                                            MIcHAEL McDoNALD              MEMpHIs
 to purchase a                                                December 9th, 2011 8 PM       February 18, 2012 8 Pm
 magnetic name                                                $71 Ticket Premium Seating    $83 Ticket, Premium Seating
 badge, please
 stop down to the
 HOA Office. Once                                             MILLIoN $ QuArTET             bArbArA WALTErs
 we have 10 people on the list we will place the order.       December 22, 2011 8 PM        February 20, 1012 8 Pm
 Name badges are $8.00 each.                                  $70 Ticket Premium Seating    $91 Ticket Premium Seating

                                                              DENNIs MILLEr                 LA cAGE Aux FoLLEs
 maternity Leave                                              January 4th, 2012 8 PM
                                                              $61 Ticket Premium Seating
                                                                                            March 4, 2012 2 PM
                                                                                            $85 Ticket, Premium Seating
 As many of you already know I will be
 out on Maternity leave after the first of
 the year! Don’t worry we have plenty                         JoHNNy MATHIs                 NEIL sEDAkA
 of Activities going on to keep you busy                      January 9, 2012 8 PM          March 22, 2012 8 PM
 while I am away. I have had a                                $92 Ticket Premium Seating    $61 Ticket Premium Seating
 great deal of volunteers come
 forward and offer their assis-                               Doo Wop                       FIDDLEr
 tance to keep everything running                             January 12, 2012 8 PM         March 26th, 2012 8 PM
 smooth. These are the best of                                $61 Ticket Premium Seating    $61 Ticket Premium Seating
 the best and I promise you are in good hands! A full list
 of Activities is always available on our website www.                                      coME FLy AWAy
 villagewalkbonita.com/ListSpecialEvents.htm. Watch
                                                              LEs MIsErAbLEs
                                                              January 24, 2012 8 PM         April 6, 2012 8 PM
 the newsletter for opportunities on how you can help                                       $83 Ticket, Premium Seating
                                                              $90 Ticket, Premium Seating
 out this season!

                                                              MozArT’s “THE GrEAT”          sErGIo MENDEs &
 Newsletter                                                   January 26, 2012 7:30PM
                                                              $42 Ticket Premium Seating
                                                                                            JoN sEcADA
                                                                                            April 10th, 2012 8 PM
 The next newsletter will be a January, February, March                                     $61 Ticket Premium Seating
 edition. Please hold onto your copy as it will have ev-      DAMN yANkEEs
 erything you need to know for the first quarter of 2012.     February 2, 2012 8 Pm         TcHAIkovsky’s FouTH
 Monthly calendars will be printed only.                      $70 Ticket, Premium Seating   May 12th, 2012 8PM
                                                                                            $42 Ticket Premium Seating
                                                              MIcHAEL FEINsTEIN
                                                              February 4, 2012 8 Pm         AbbA
                                                              $81 Ticket Premium Seating    May 18th 8, 2012 PM
                                                                                            $61 Ticket Premium Seating
 ComPany at
 tHeatre Zone!
 Ring in the New Year with Company at the Theatre Zone
 on Saturday, January 14, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. Music and
 lyrics by the legendary Stephen Sondheim, this Broadway
 gem revolves around a 45 year old single man unable to
 commit fully to a steady relationship, let alone marriage.
 TheatreZone is located at 13275 Livingston Rd. Naples,
 FL 34109. Tickets are $44.00 each. All reservations must
 be made for this play by Friday, December 9.

18 ~ Talk of The walk DECEMBER 2011
                                                                           tEnnis

  Tennis Community meeting                                                               LEaguE PLay                Any questions about leagues ( USTA, CTA,
                                                                                      USPTA, COL-LEE) or how to join a team please contact Herbert at 947-4050,
  Monday, December 12 at 4:00 p.m. All residents are encouraged to join.               wormserb@aol.com. You will get a free evaluation if you are not sure about
                                                                                                   your rating or if you don’t have a rating at all.

  Christmas Tennis mixer                                                                 sAvE THE DATE: Davis cup- saturday, March 24, 2012
  “Jingle Balls” Charity Event Join us on Friday, December 9 at 5:00 p.m.
  for the best tennis event of the year! Our tennis community partnering
  with Activities and collecting toys for the Lee County Sheriff’s Depart-
  ment. An unwrapped toy of $10.00 will be your admission to this holi-                 Bus Trip to Sony Ericsson open
  day event along with an appetizer or dessert. Play is limited to 32 play-             Tuesday, March 27, 2012 Cost: $ 69 pp by Dec. 31, 2011,
  ers but the party is open to all! Refreshments will be provided by the                $74 after Jan. 1, 2012 price incl. bus trip and reserved seat
  Tennis Committee. Wear red and green for this festive event. RSVP to                  for the day session. Questions call Herbert 947-4050
  Tina Allen at callen4@optonline.net by Wednesday, December 7.
                                                                                      video Motion Analysis by Herbert Wormser and bill Jones
                                                                                      Video recording of your strokes for analysis at normal speed, Slo-Mo and Super
   sAvE THE DATE: TENNIs FAsHIoN sHoW                                                 Slo-Mo. Stop-Motion at critical moments in your swing: completion of your back
   Febraury 18 at 4 p.m. Call Diana Mayette at 405-8248 if you would like to model.   swing, contact point, and follow-through.On-screen critique of good and bad shots
                                                                                      by Herbert Wormser, acertified Tennis Professional. Analysis is an excellent tool
                                                                                      for group clinics and team strategy. For more information please contact Herbert .
                    tennIS InStructorS
  Herbert Wormser (USPTR) certified • Barbara Wormser ( USPTA) certified                    TEnniS inSTruCTOr minDy raSHBaum
 Services/Consultations: Racquet Stringing and re-gripping, Demo racquets,                         PTR CERTiFiED iNSTRuCTOR
  gift certificates, private/group lessons and league clinics all levels pls. call            239-206-0372 or email mindigogirl@mac.com
          or email in order to sign up 947-4050, wormserb@aol.com                         Services/Consultation: Racquet Stringing, Re-gripping,
                                                                                            Demos/ Gear Gift Certificates, Video Tape Analysis
Practice & Play Clinic                                                                    Open Beginner Clinic - $15.00 per person for 1.5 hours
                                                                                         Open Intermediate Clinic- $15.00 per person for 1.5 hours
Thursdays at 3.30 pm - 90 minutes. Minimum of 5 players. In or-                             Private/Group lessons (individual or 5pk pricing)
der to sign up call Herbert 947-4050 or email wormserb@aol.com                           Doubles Strategy Clinics. Crunchtime (See bulletin board
                                                                                                    or call for additional information)
         Tennis Fun for All kids
   Thursdays at 5.00 PM. 60 min. of instructions, fun and
  games. Call Herbert Wormser in order to sign up 947-4050                                                       gET CrunCHED!
                                                                                                             (See bulleTiN boArd) 12:30 P.m.
  BegInner & aDVanceD BegInner clInIc                                                                         oN SATurdAyS $15 Per PerSoN
                                                                                                                 cAll miNdy AT 206-0372
   Tuesday at 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Introduction to tennis strokes,
  techniques, basic doubles strategy & coached playtime. Sign up by
           calling 947-4050 or email wormserb@aol.com.
                                                                                                        LeaGue PLay
                                                                                            Adult, Senior, Super Senior Play. Knowledge on all
     team practice & play with Herbert                                                   leagues and tournaments. Present VillageWalk Fall Team
                                                                                          Coaching: Woman’s USTA Super Senior 3.0, Woman’s
  Sundays                       2.5 women                        at 9.30 am               Bonero 3.0, Woman’s USTA Senior 3.0, Woman’s CTA
  Mondays                       3.0 women                        at 9.30 am
  Mondays                       3.0 men                          at 11.00 am             3.0. For more information please call Mindy at 206-0372.
  Tuesdays                      3.5 women                        at 9.30 am
  Wednesdays                    2.5 men                          at 9.30 am
  Fridays                       3.5 men                          at 8.00 am             X-Fit tenniS (CroSSFit traininG)
                                                                                        A customized training program incorporating tennis stroke production
Cardio Tennis                    Sundays from 8:00 to 9:00 AM                           and fitness. This approach enhances muscle memory for your strokes.
                                                                                        Footwoork and agility development for fast switch muscle movement.
Minimum of 6 participants, cost $8. Please call Herbert at 947-4050 or
email wormserb@aol.com.                                                                 For additional information please call Mindy at 206-0372.

                                                                                                                    DECEMBER 2011        Talk of The walk~ 19
                                     h . o . a . i n F o r m at i o n

      HaPPy HOLiDayS TO aLL Our                                covenants committee Vacancy
       ViLLagEWaLk rESiDEnTS.                                  and Scheduled Meeting changes
  Your VillageWalk Management Team wishes everyone             Beginning in January 2012, and when Covenants Com-
  safe and Happy Holidays and a Happy New year. The            mittee meetings are necessary, meetings for January
       Town Center will be closed December 23-26.              through October will be scheduled for the last Tuesday
                                                               of each month. Scheduled meetings will vary for the
                                                               months of November and December. Meeting notices
  Welcome to our assistant town Manager                        will be posted in the Town Center and at the Post Of-
  Tony Dumas, a licensed Community Association                 fice. If there are no notices posted, no meetings are
  Manager since 1993 and one who has been a manager            scheduled for that month. The Covenants Committee
  of many properties for many years, has joined our staff      has a few openings for Homeowners wishing to serve
  as the Assistant Town Manager. Originally a native           on the Covenants Committee of VillageWalk of Bonita
  of South Africa and now an American citizen, please          Springs. If you are interested in serving and wish to
  welcome Tony to our community. Tony will handle              learn more, please contact the Town Managers office at
  the architectural change requests, inspections, viola-       239-949-9909 and leave your name and phone num-
  tions, complaints and refund requests, and will be a         ber. Interested persons will be contacted to attend an
  great asset to our team. Good luck Tony, and welcome         informational meeting to meet the present Covenants
  to VillageWalk!                                              Committee Members and to learn more about the func-
                                                               tion of the committee in our Community.

  Reminders!
  •   Hurricane shutters must be
      taken down or reopened as of No-                         community E-Mail Distribution List
      vember 30th.                                             Our community e-mail distribution
  •   Holiday decorations must be                              list is to be used to share HOA or
      removed by January 10. Please                            Association Activity information
      do not install holiday decorations                       with our Homeowners and Resi-
      on the lawns, bushes or on the                           dents. The list is not to be used
      trees as these areas are maintained by the Asso-         for advertising, solicitation or as a
      ciation vendors. Homes with decorations on the           venue for sharing personal or po-
      lawns, bushes or on the trees will not be maintained
                                                               litical views. Please do not abuse
      until those items have been removed. Also, please
      be aware that if decorations are placed in those         the e-mail distribution list or our
      areas maintained by the association are damaged,         homeowners and residents privacy.
      neither the association nor its vendors shall be held
      responsible for replacement.
  •   Hoses must be stored in hose caddies or out of           Post office Change
      sight within the garage. Neither landscapers, other
      maintenance vendors or the HOA will be respon-           of Address Request:
      sible for damages to hoses that are left coiled on       Most efficient method: file your request using usps.com.
      the ground.                                              A valid credit card and e-mail address, credit card with a
  •   The speed limit throughout the community is              matching billing address for the address you are moving
      25mph. Please drive carefully and do not exceed          to or from, is required. A $1.00 fee applies.
      the speed limit.                                         Second most efficient: call 1-800-ASK-USPS: a valid
  •   Tennis pavilion and tot lot bathrooms are locked         credit card (again with matching billing address informa-
      24/7 and require your Fitness Key to access their        tion above) is required. A $1.00 fee applies.
      use. Please make sure to close the door after use.       The Post Office, as a government run and regulated ser-
                                                               vice, forbids any person other than a Postal Employee or
BearS!                                                         a government recognized and approved Postal Vendor,
                                                               from tampering with a post office box. Tampering is
We have a bear who has adopted our community and we
                                                               against the law. If a post office box lock breaks, Hom-
are attempting to relocate him. Please do nor leave your       eowners must contact Lykins at 239-594-8494 to have
garbage cans out; no bags of garbage are permitted outside     the lock replaced at Homeowners expense.
the unit. Please purchase a can with a lid for your garbage.
20 ~ Talk of The walk DECEMBER 2011
                                                           FitnEss

                                                                      roSe coStello, perSonal traIner
HaTHa yOga / PiLaTES CLaSS                                          239-980-3352 or Botrose@aol.com. BS in Vocational rehabilitation education
 Come join my stretch, balance, tone yoGA/Pi-                            from pennsylvania State university. Degree in fitness and nutrition.
lATeS class. This discipline concentrates on full
body awareness….
                                                                            yoGa FLoW CLaSS
    minD BODy anD SPiriT                                              mondays & Fridays at 6:00pm With camille Arciere
This one hour class is conducted to re-                               Camille’s yoga style tightens and tones the entire body,
gain your energy after a busy day. You                                enhances balance, improves flexibility and builds core
will acquire strength, better balance,                                strength by combining traditional fitness training,
lose inches and have FUN...                                           focused breathing and strength building through yoga
I am a certified Yoga, Pilates and                                    poses. The result is a mind-body workout that im-
Tai-Chi instructor with over 30 years                                 proves health, athletic performance and mental acuity
experience. Come join me at the Town
                                                                      in people of all ages and fitness levels. It truly is yoga
Center every Wednesday night at 6:30. $6.00 per class.
Call for additional information 239-495-3313                          for everybody and every body.Class $5.00 • First time
Thank you,                                                            FREE • Contact: camillearciere@yahoo.com.
Mary Ann Sundin - 28132 Goby Trail - Village Walk

                                                                            Fitness room Committee
ZumBa!                                                                 The fitness committee will have a meeting in the lobby
                                                                      of TheTown Center January18, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. Any-
The routines feature interval                                         one interested in serving on the committee should attend.
training sessions where fast and
slow rhythms and resistance
training are combined to tone
and sculpt your body, while                                           MuscLE AND coNDITIoNING!
burning fat. Class is offered on                                      If you are interested in participating in a muscle condi-
Monday and Friday mornings at                                         tioning class (using hand weights, ball, body weight, etc),
                                                                      please contact Rose Costello at 980-3352 or Botrose@aol.
10:00 a.m. in the Town Center.                                        com. We have class on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:00
$5.00 per class. or you can pur-                                      p.m. Must provide own weights, ball and mat or towel.
chase a punch card.                                                   Cost $5.00 per class.

night Zumba:
Join us for this fun class in the Royal Palm Room on                  Line DanCinG!
Wednesday Nights at 7:30 p.m.! $5.00 per class. Please
                                                                      Join in the fun on Monday nights
call Valentina at 239-822-7402 for information.                       at 4:00 p.m. in the Town Center.
 For more information on Zumba, please call                           Class will be taught by Linda
        Valentina at (239) 822-7402                                   Stather and her husband again this
                                                                      season. Classes are $5 a class or 6 sessions for $25.00.
                                                                      Dates are as follows 11/14, 11/21, 11/28, 12/5, 12/12,
         carDIo & StrengtH DVD claSS                                  12/19. If you are interested in joining class please call
     Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 8:00 a.m. in the                    949-9909. Minimum of 5 people per class. Checks can
Aerobics Room. Join us for this strenuous DVD tape and                be made payable to Doug Stather.
stay in shape for the season! Free class, anyone can join.

                                                                    Ballroom Dance is Coming!
WaTEr aErOBiCS                                                      Starting in January 2012, Ballroom dance lessons are com-
Free Class with a volunteer resident instructor! Tuesday and        ing to VillageWalk! Join instructor Mel Logsdon on Thurs-
Thursday mornings at 9:00 a.m. at the Resort Pool. This is a        day nights at 7:00 p.m. as you learn the Foxtrot, Waltz,
great class for all fitness levels and abilities. No need to sign   Rumba and East Coast Swing. Class is $30.00 per person
up, just show up! If you have any questions please contact          or $50.00 per couple. The dates are as follows: 1/5, 1/12,
Marita at mlflach@aol.com.                                          1/19, 1/26. Please sign up at the HOA Office for this class.
                                                                    Checks can be made payable to Mel Logsdon.
                                                                                              DECEMBER 2011       Talk of The walk~ 21
                                                      vill agEwalk salEs

  Grab Your Friends and Family, and Come                                                                                 SteVen eMerSon HaIr StuDIo
   Visit Our New, Successful Model Park!                                                                                 Monday - Saturday open at
                                                                                                                         10:00 a.m.
The new VillageWalk models have been a tremendous success, and we want                                                   Hair Hint Dry
your friends and family to share the same joy in a new DiVosta home that                                                 or Damaged
you’ve enjoyed. We look forward to seeing you!                                                                           Hair: Put
                                                                                                                         moisturizer on
   TOWNHOME SERIES                             CLASSIC SERIES                            ESTATE SERIES                   dry ends of hair
Dublon - 1,858 a/c sq. ft.               Surrey Crest– 1,701 a/c sq. ft.          Dunwoody Lane - 2,315 a/c sq. ft.
                                                                                                                         at nighttime and don’t rinse out.
                                                                                                                         Try this 3 times a week. If you have
                                                                                                                         any questions that need an answer
                                                                                                                         or to make an appointment please
                                                                                                                         give me a call at 992-8181!
                             Furnished   Vernon Hill - 1,911 a/c sq. ft.
                              Model!


      GARDEN SERIES                                                               Dunwoody Trail - 2,488 a/c sq. ft.                      tel: 221-7093
Gray Myst - 1,392 a/c sq. ft.
                                                                      Furnished
                                                                       Model!


                                         Tifton Way - 2,029 a/c sq. ft.

                                                                                                           Furnished
                                                                                                            Model!

                                                                      Furnished
                                                                                  Morningside Lane - 2,611 a/c sq. ft.
                                                                                                                                    HourS of operatIon
                                                                       Model!

Pine Spring - 1,492 a/c sq. ft.          Tifton Walk - 2,177 a/c sq. ft.
                                                                                                                                          closed tuesday
                                                                                                                         kitchen open for lunch and Dinner 6 Days a Week
                                                                                                                                          11am - 8:00pm
                                                                                                                                    Bar open: 11am - closed
                             Furnished                                                                                            Breakfast: Sunday: 9am -12am
                              Model!            Don’t Miss Our New Included Features Package!

Please stop by or call the new VillageWalk Sales Center for more information.                                                            Happy Hour
                                                                                                                          4pm - 6pm & 8pm - close 2 for 1 well drinks and
                                     (239) 948-4141                                                                               reduced beer and wine prices



 FiFth third Bank                                                Tennis & Travel                                          SkIn SerVIceS noW aVaIlaBle. aSk
                                                                                                                           aBout our off SeaSon SpecIalS!
 Hours of Operation                                                 Pro Shop
 Mon., Wed., Thur., Fri.
                                                                  herbert wormser/
                                                                                                                              SerenIty Salon
 Closed Tuesday                                                                                                            HOuRS OF OPERATiON
 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm                                                 neil koelemeyer                                            MONDAY - TuESDAY
 239-992-1695                                                         Please visit our                                          10:00 am - 5:00 pm
 Fax 239-002-2461                                                 Tennis & Travel Shop                                       THuRSDAY - SATuRDAY
 www.53.com                                                     at the Town Center, # 300                                       10:00 am - 5:00 pm
                                                                                                                         CLOSED WEDNESDAYS & SuNDAYS
                                                                 hoUrs oF opEration:                                                 495-5863
                                                                     Monday - Friday
                                                                    11:00 am to 4:00 pm                                                                After Hours
                                                                                                                                                      Appointments
                                                                         Saturday                                                                       Available
                                                                     Noon to 2:00 pm
                                                                                  947-6260

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