Harbor Bay Jan 10 Newsletter by xyd75631


									    Volume 4, Issue 1                                                                                                    JANUARY 2010

    Harbor Bay at MacDill

       7317 Bayshore Blvd.
                                                         Community Yard Sale
      MacDill AFB, FL 33621                   Our last community yard sale was so successful, we
Leasing: (813) 840-2600                      thought we should have another. You can earn some
                                           extra cash, clean out the toy boxes and make room for all
Maintenance: (813) 840-2000
                                                                those new gifts.
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Monday through Friday                   The next Community Yard Sale will
          Thinking Green
Did you know that cell phones,
                                              be January 23rd and 24th
laptop chargers and battery
chargers still consume energy                  We will provide signs through out the community as well as
after they are fully charged and
still attached to an outlet???              advertising in the base paper. All you have to do is call us no later
•       Unplug the charger when
        batteries are full and when not
        in use.                                          Harbor Bay Decks the Halls
•       Plug electronics (such as TVs
                                          Congratulations to the following families who won the December Holiday
        and DVD players) into strips
        and turn the power strip off      Decorating Contest. These families won gift certificates to AAFES. So
        when not in use.
                                          many families were in the holiday spirit and decorated their homes so
                                          beautifully it was extremely difficult to choose winners.

                                                                                        1st McDermott – Mobility Lane

                                                                                        2nd Hogan – Billy Mitchell Loop
      Inside this Issue:           page                                                 3rd Bailey – Chevron Park Drive
    Community Yard Sale             1                                                   HM Aukerman – Secord Avenue
    Holiday Decoration Contest      1
    Local Schools                   1
                                            Schools Make the Grade                           Survey Winners Announced
    Survey Winners Announced        1
    Maintenance Corner                    Good news for our Harbor Bay residents with       Congratulations to the following families
                                    2     school age children. Did you know?                for winning the survey contest: Enright
    Base Town Hall Meeting          2     Public schools in Hillsborough County were        and Wiedermann families of Liberty
                                          recently awarded an “A” grade by the State of     Cove and the Kisse family of Heritage
    Pirate Word Search              2     Florida for excellence in education.              Cove.
                                          Robinson High School was rated one of the
    Tampa Bay Happenings            3                                                       These families participated in the survey
                                          best high schools in the country by U.S. News
    Kids Corner                           & World Report. Only 3 high schools in            and won some wonderful prizes such as a
                                          Hillsborough county made the grade on that        Wii, iPod and an Xbox .
    Coloring Contest                4     report: Robinson, Plant, and Tampa Bay            Thank you to everyone who took the
                                          Technical High School.
    Calendar of Events              4                                                       time to complete the survey.

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                              Maintenance Corner
                                   Heat & Air                        For all your Maintenance needs:
                                                               Phone: (813) 840-2000
                                                               Fax: (813) 840-2001
                           To       ensure    proper
                           functioning of your heating         Location: 2124 Secord Avenue
                           and air conditioning unit,
                                                               Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
                           the air filter must be
                           changed every 30 days.              Work orders via e-mail: rstevens@mmhusa.com
                           Harbor Bay maintenance
                           will change the filter for                 New Employee joins the Harbor Bay Team
                           you or if you prefer to do it
                           yourself, we’ll supply the          Please join our staff in welcoming our newest Harbor Bay
                           filters.                            Team Member, Sean Midkiff. Sean has joined our
                                                               maintenance team as the Warranty Coordinator.
 Just call the maintenance office and one of our
 technicians will be happy to take care of this for you.       Sean brings with him extensive knowledge and experience
 Thank you for your cooperation.                               in the housing and construction industry and we are
                                                               confident he will be a valuable asset to our community.
                                                               Welcome Sean!

                                  Base Town Hall Meeting
The 6th Air Mobility Wing will host its quarterly Town Hall meeting at 1700 on 27 January at the Base
Topics of discussion will include updates on the new housing and dormitory status, Security Forces and
Medical awareness items, as well as Exchange and Commissary future events.
Please save the date and come hear the latest about your on-base military community.

    E    R   U   S   A    E   R    T   P    Y   O     H    A     K     Z                  Pirate Word Search

                                                                                       ahoy              jollyroger
    V    Y   I   C   J    O   L    L   Y    R   O     G    E     R     P
                                                                                      anchor               pirate
    Q    N   I   D   R    O   V    P   O    I   K     I    T     R     I          blackbeard             scoundrel

    B    U   C   C   A    N   E    E   R    C   U     P    J     R     R             blackjack             skull
                                                                                       boat              treasure
    V    Q   X   S   R    O   H    C   N    A   B     P    Z     M     A

    C    S   U   C   L    E   R    D   N    U   O     C    S     M     T

    O    D   O   W   T    A   O    B   Z    M   G     N    R     K     E

    P    E   H   N   J    B   L    A   C    K   B     E    A     R     D

    L    L   U   K   S    B   L    A   C    K   J     A    C     K     B

    Y    T   J   Y   Y    B   R    K   I    B   L     K    C     B     P

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                                       TAMPA BAY HAPPENINGS
The New Year is upon us! Listed below are some events and activities that will keep you and your family entertained
throughout the month of January. We wish all our Harbor Bay families a safe and prosperous New Year.

Gasparilla Pirate Fest                                                7th Annual St. Armands Circle Art Festival
Gasparilla is an annual event with fun activities for the             January 30 – 31
whole family. From the Pirate Invasion reenactment to a               Sarasota, Fl
children’s parade, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
                    This year’s lineup includes:                      A weekend of fun for the whole family! Come see life size
                                                                      sculptures, unique jewelry, paintings and ceramics. For
                          Saturday, January 23                        more information visit www.artfestival.com.
                          3:30 pm Children’s Parade
                          7:00 pm Fireworks
                                                                      Kumquat Festival
                          Saturday, January 30                        Saturday, January 30
                          10:00 am Pirate Street Festival             8th & Meridian Ave.
                          11:30 am Gasparilla Invasion                Dade City, Fl. 33525
                          2:00 pm Parade of Pirates                   352-567-3769

                          For more information               v i s i t Visitors become acquainted with the
                          www.gasparillapiratefest.com                 kumquat and taste foods prepared
                                                                       with this tangy fruit. More than 200
                                                                       arts and crafts vendors, a farmer’s market, children’s
Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival                                      activities, a quilt show, antique cars, food, music and
                                                                       entertainment are highlighted. Admission is free.
January 14 - 23
4202 E. Fowler Ave.
Tampa, Fl. 33620                                                       On Base Events
813-205-2466 or
888-224-1733                                                           Base Town Hall Meeting
                                                                       January 27 at 1700
This cultural event                                                    Base Theater
features local and national speakers, musicians, artists,
poets, craftspeople and activities that are available for all Open to all base personnel. Come hear about upcoming
to enjoy and learn from. The festival will take place in events, construction and base changes. Representatives
various locations throughout Tampa. Please call ahead will be available from the Commissary, Exchange,
to confirm event details and locations or visit Medical Center, Security Forces and Housing. Bring
www.tampablackheritage.org                                     your topics and questions.
January 20, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Arts & Crafts center on Heroes at Home
base)                                                         MacDill AFB
January 22, 10:00 am – 11:00 am (MacDill Brandon
Resource Center)                                              Heroes at Home will be
                                                              holding two playgroups
                                                              per month, one on base at the Arts and Crafts center and
5th Annual Suncoast Arts Fest                                 one at the Brandon Resource Center. Snacks, activities,
January 23 – 24                                               and developmental information will be provided at each
The Shops at Wiregrass                                        playgroup. The theme for January is “Be the Explorer”.
Wesley Chapel, Fl                                             Learn about the importance of the imagination. For more
727-247-6182                                                  information, contact april.sikalos@parentsasteachers.org
                                                              or christy.taylor@parentsasteachers.org
Bring the family and join the fun with over 100 artists.
                                                              January 20, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Arts & Crafts center)
Artwork will include ceramics and clay, jewelry, metal,
and photography. Visit www.suncoastartsfest.com.              January 22, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (MacDill Brandon
                                                              Resource Center)

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                                      Kids Corner
         Coloring Contest                                     Easy Chocolate Waffles
                                                              3 cups flour
                                                              1/2 tablespoon salt
Hey, Kids it’s time for another coloring contest!
                                                              2 tablespoons baking powder
This month’s theme is “Gasparilla Festival”. There
                                                              2/3 cup cocoa powder
are two age groups: 6 years and younger and 7 – 12
                                                              2/3 cup sugar
year olds. One winner will be selected from each              4 eggs
age group. The winners will receive Crayola Art               3 1/2 cups milk
Kits!                                                         1 cup oil
Every child who participates will receive a Happy             In a large bowl mix together dry ingredients and set
Meal gift certificate to the                                  aside. Then slightly beat the eggs and mix together
McDonald’s located at Dale                                    with the milk and oil in a separate bowl. Add to the
Mabry and Interbay (closest to                                dry ingredients and mix together but make sure you
base). The artwork must be                                    don't over mix.
brought to the Harbor Bay                                     Pour approximately 1 cup at a time into a waffle iron
Management office no later                                    and cook according to directions. Serve with fresh
than Friday, January 22.                                      fruit and pure maple syrup. Serves 6.
         Good luck!

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                        Send an email to: nleabo@mmhusa.com

             Sun         Mon          Tue              Wed                 Thu         Fri             Sat
                                                                                          1             2
                                                                                    New Years
                                                                                   Offices Closed
               3           4            5                6                  7            8              9

               10          11          12                13                14           15              16

               17          18          19                20                21           22              23
                        MLK Day                                                                     Community
                         Offices                                                                     Yard Sale
               24          25          26                27                28           29              30
           Community                                 Base Town
            Yard Sale                               Hall Meeting
                                                    Base Theater


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