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					Vol. 6, No. 18                                                        540.972.2237                                                                 February 13, 2009


REMINDERS                                                                  The DAM Details
                                                                           by John S. Bailey, General Manager, LOWA
                                    The Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board met on January 30 in Richmond and one of the many topics on their agenda was the
   LOWA Board Meeting
                                Lake of the Woods Veterans Memorial Dam. The SWCB approved granting LOWA a two-year extension of our Conditional Certificate
       February 25              and approved an Alteration Permit authorizing us to proceed with efforts to modify the dam. The Alteration Permit is also good for two
       2 PM, LLCH               years. During that time, LOWA will have to proceed with the modification plans and achieve substantial completion of the project by Janu-
2009 Budget to be Finalized     ary 2011.
 (February 7 meeting was            The plans call for the installation of a 190 feet wide hydraul-
                                ic steel-crested gate. This is to be installed on the right half of
  recessed to this date.)
                                the dam, between the center and the existing spillway as indi-
                                cated by the white lines on the picture to the right. The gate is
                                designed at 4.5 feet in height. Below the gate will be a concrete
  The Clubhouse is now open!    chute spillway, similar to the existing spillway. It will be on the
                                embankment and will be 190 feet in width. At the bottom of the
                                dam, the concrete will end and the run-out area will be shaped
                                so as to feed into the run-out area below the existing spillway.
                                The height of the walls along the side of the new spillway will
                                range from 8-20 feet tall. However, most of this height is actu-
                                ally keyed into the dam. The exposure of the walls above sur-
 Come dine with us on Sunday
                                face elevation will be limited to a foot or so, as the plans call for
     and bring the family.      grading to blend the walls into the surface.                                                                              Photo by John Bailey
      Kids eats free with           To accomplish the modifications, we will have to dig into the dam about 15 feet at the top and 5 to 10 feet going down the slope. A cof-
   purchase of adult entrée     fer dam, approximately 300 feet in length, will be installed on the Lake side of the dam. The area behind the coffer dam will be dewatered
                                so that the work can take place. The plans call for zero lowering of the Lake during construction. (This is a huge difference from the plan
                                of four years ago. That plan would have required lowering the Lake 5 to 7 feet during construction. Doing so would have affected use of
        Hours Changed           the Lake for at least one season and quite possibly more, depending on the amount of rainfall. The other big problem the previous plan
  Fareways will be open from    would have created would have been the massive impact the drawdown would have had on property values and the resulting impact on
      8 AM to 2 PM daily        prices and ability to sell. Furthermore, there were also significant negative impacts to the Lake environment that would have occurred.)
  during February and March         The coffer dam will stick up about 5 feet above the water surface and will be about 30 feet out from where the water surface meets the
                                riprap. Use of the Lake will still be allowed. However, we will have to create a significant “No Wake” Zone out from the coffer dam. So,
                                while one will certainly be able to enjoy the Lake, the area near the Clubhouse and Main Marina will likely have significant limitations.
                                    There are still many things about the process to be fine tuned. With that in mind, our engineer has offered to make a detailed presenta-
     LOWA Offices Closed        tion on the project available to the general membership in a few months. See the GM Report below for other dam related information.
          February 16
       in observance of
        Presidents’ Day                                                 Dam Modification Co$t
                                                                                by John S. Bailey, General Manager, LOWA
                                    The estimated cost to modify the dam         reduce the immediate financial impact of         years ago it would have cost us half as
       www.LOWA.org             is now $5.6 million. The Governor has put        the project and spreads the financing to         much. We’ve wasted our time and money.”
                                forward a budget amendment that would            those who will be benefitting from the           This is not correct. In an apples-to-apples

     INDEX                      provide a grant of $1 million from the Dam
                                Safety Flood Prevention and Protection As-
                                sistance Fund. This would reduce the
                                                                                 project in the future.
                                                                                     If the Association were left to its own
                                                                                 devices to fund the modification, then we
                                                                                                                                  comparison with early proposals, today’s
                                                                                                                                  cost is $750,000 to $1,000,000 less than
                                                                                                                                  what it would have been four years ago. In
President’s Letter          2   amount we would have to pay to $4.6 mil-         would have to secure a loan and pay it off       addition, the approved plan requires virtu-
Board Workshop Agenda       2   lion. Furthermore, the same budget amend-        through a special assessment. The term of a      ally a zero draw-down of the Lake during
                                ment would authorize a mechanism for             special assessment could be any sort of          construction. As an added bonus, we now
LOWA Board Minutes        3-4   financing the project through the Virginia       arrangement, say over 2 to 5+ years or           have the possibility for low-interest, gov-
LOWA Financial Reports    5-6   Resources Authority (VRA). [The VRA              even a one-time issuance. A one-time is-         ernment backed, financing.
Committee News              9   was created by the General Assembly in           suance, probably the worst case scenario,            There is still a lot of work to be done
Calendar of Events 7-8, 13-14   1984 to assist local governments and other       would mean a special assessment of ap-           and we will be working diligently with our
                                public bodies in community investment            proximately $1,315.                              elected representatives, counsel, the State
Viewpoints                 12   projects.] This creates the opportunity for a        There have been numerous comments            staff, and the engineers to ensure that the
Security Report         16-17   low-interest loan to be financed over a          made over the years to the effect, “If we        project is completed safely and that the
Classifieds             18-19   number of years. Such a loan would further       had just gone ahead and done this four           cost is mitigated as much as possible.
                    PRESIDENT’S LETTER
Lake Currents


                    by Bill Wilson
                                              Saturday morning February 7 the Board met to vote up or down on mo-                                                     Lake Of The Woods Board Of Directors
                                       tions for changes in the General Manager’s 2009 Budget. In ordinary times
                                       this is a difficult exercise; however, this year with the contracting economy,                                                 Board Meeting Agenda
                                       trying to strike the right balance between the conflicting goals of keeping
                                                                                                                                                                           (recessed from February 7)
                                       any increases in the annual assessment small yet providing sufficient fund-
                                       ing for operations and the reserves, the process was particularly difficult.
                                                                                                                                                                             Lower Level Clubhouse
                                       The Association has seen a decrease in revenues from our amenities and an-                                                      Wednesday, Febuary 25, 2009 at 2 PM
                                       ticipates further decreases this coming year. We all can help. We act in our
                                       best interest using the amenities, especially the Clubhouse and the Golf                                              1. Consideration of Fiscal Year 2009 Budget Amendments
                    Course. In order to encourage this, the Board voted not to raise the amenity fees. The Road                                              2 Consideration of Fiscal Year 2009 Assessment
                    Fee was also kept at the 2008 level, and in order to support building home additions, the Road
                    Fee for this was left at the 2007 level.
                          The Board voted to pay off the Community Center loan, thereby removing a liability
                    from our books and saving $16, 300 in interest charges. The divided opinions of Board mem-
                    bers regarding the appropriateness of this decision were reflected in the 4 to 3 vote. The Board
                    voted for contributions to the Replacement Reserve of $138,016 to accumulate funds for the
                    repair of the Clubhouse pool and bathhouse and $100,000 toward the New Capital Reserve
                    that is earmarked for reconfiguration of the front gate area in order to improve security. The
                    General Manager’s Contingency fund was left at $60,000 as it is difficult for any of us to fore-                                        Durable
                    see the unanticipated expenses that inevitably occur, especially those resulting from the State
                    ordered changes in the dam. The 2009 payroll, including all line items related to personnel pay                                         Looks, Feels &
                    and benefits must be kept by management at or below $2,944, 695, an amount that is $101,000                                              Grouts like
                    less than the 2008 budgeted payroll. Also, the number of full-time employees must be kept at
                                                                                                                                                             Tile
                    the current level of fifty-four. The security budget was decreased by $44,000, as the security
                    contract was up for bid this year and the three finalist security firms bid below the budgeted                                          Easy to Maintain
                    amount. Due to the anticipated increase in members choosing to make semi-annual payments
                    and pay the 7% premium, the potential revenue amounts to $38,000. Finally, the Board                                                    Warmer Under
                    reached an impasse when considering the details contained in the General Manager’s memo-
                    randum that lists the projected changes in revenue from the amenities (mostly downward) and
                                                                                                                                                            Foot
                    the projected changes in expenses (mostly savings) anticipated. The meeting that had gone on                                            Lifetime limited
                    for four hours was recessed until Wednesday February 25 at 2 PM as this last critical area re-                                          warranty
                    quired more study. At that meeting the 2009 budget will be finalized.

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                          There were a number of changes in the regulations. The Board voted to ban the use of
February 13, 2009




                    bows and arrows in the community on the advice of the Association’s insurer. There were
                    changes made in the rules governing the Clubhouse regarding the dress code, reservations, use
                    of cars on and cleanup of Clubhouse Point, and banning of all smoking at the Clubhouse ex-
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                                                                                                                                                    General Manager:       John S. Bailey (lowgm@lowa.org)
                                                  Board of Directors, LOWA, Inc.                                                                    Asst. General Manager: Ted Wessel (agm@lowa.org)
                                                  Send email to the Board at: board@lowa.org
                                                  President:        Bill Wilson                                                                                            Editorial Staff
                                                  Vice President: Jeff Flynn                                                                        President of the Board
                                                  Treasurer:        Olive Kelly, non-Board member                                                   General Manager
                                                  Secretary:        Margaret Darby                                                                  Communications Coordinator: Melanie Parmelee (communications @lowa.org)
                                                  Directors:        Neil Buttimer,Bruce Kay,                                                        Communications Assistant:      Lisa Naghshineh (lakecurrents@ lowa.org)
                                                                    Tom Sheridan, Peter Williams                                                    Publications Editor:           Ruth Hood (editor@lowa.org)

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                                                                                      LOWA BOARD MEETING MINUTES




                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lake Currents
                     Lake Of The Woods Association, Inc.                                                                President Tom Cornell, and fellow officers Fire Chief Bruce Willets and Rescue Captain
                                                                                                                        Benny Taylor.
                 Board of Directors Meeting                                                                                   9. Report from Orange County School Board Representative: Jim Hopkins reported
                                                                                                                        that the School Board has been working on the budget and will present it to the Supervisors on
                                 February 7, 2009
                                                                                                                        February 17. Expenses need to be reduced by $2.2 million. There will be no salary increases
                             10 AM, Community Center                                                                    this year, but 80% of expenses are staff salaries, which makes it hard to find areas to cut. On
     Note: These minutes are unapproved and provided to the membership for                                              February 17 at 7:15 PM, the Civic Club will be hosting a presentation and slide show on the
     their review. The minutes will be submitted to the Board for approval at the                                       new middle school at the Woods Center.
     March 7 meeting.                                                                                                         10. Reports of Officers:
     Present                                      Others                                                                      • President Wilson chose not to give a report due to the long business agenda.
     Bill Wilson, President                       Olive Kelly, Treasurer                                                      • Motion by Flynn, second by Sheridan, passed unanimously, to accept the following
     Jeffrey Flynn, Vice President                John Bailey, General Manager                                          Committee changes:
     Margaret Darby, Secretary                    Ted Wessel, Asst. GM of Operations                                                     Name                     Status               Committee
     Neil Buttimer                                Linda Hiross, Recorder (from 10 AM)                                                    Joe Tackett              Alternate            Finance
     Peter Williams                                                                                                                      Carol Lee                Voting               Elections
     Bruce Kay                                                                                                                           Ken Rouse                Alternate            M& E
     Tom Sheridan                                                                                                                        Dan Greene               Alternate            Planning
                                                                                                                                         Karen Cakouros           Resign               Elections
      1. Call to Order:                                                                                                       • Treasurer Kelly’s most recent report can be found on pages 5-6.
      With a quorum present, President Bill Wilson called the meeting to order at 8 AM in the                                 • Briefly, Ms. Kelly mentioned the need to make cuts in the budget in order to avoid
Community Center.                                                                                                       deficits by the end of the fiscal year. She reported that our accounting software needs to be up-
      2. Executive Session:                                                                                             dated and a new accounting system identified that better meets our current needs. The Board is
      Motion passed unanimously to enter into Executive Session at 8:02 AM.                                             considering outsourcing this function.
      Motion passed unanimously to enter into Open Session at 10:05 AM, and to affirm that                                    • Motion passed unanimously to bar six individuals from LOW until their fines are paid
the Board met earlier today in Executive Session, and only discussed topics regarding per-                              in full.
sonal, personnel, contractual and/or legal matters.                                                                           • Motion passed unanimously to grant the appeals for two individuals.
      3. Approval of Agenda:                                                                                                  • Motion passed unanimously to suspend the LOW driving privileges of four individuals.
      Motion by Buttimer, second by Williams, to approve the Agenda. Motion by Williams,                                      • Motion passed unanimously, to suspend the driving privileges within LOW of three in-
second by Kay, to amend the Agenda with the addition Item 15.4A: Consideration of Funding                               dividuals until they receive approved driving licenses from the state, and for a period of 90
Consultation Services for the Quality Management Council. Motion passed unanimously to                                  days thereafter.
approve the Agenda as amended.                                                                                                11. Report of General Manager: John Bailey reported that the SWCB approved a two-
      4. Approval of Minutes of January 3, 2009, and January 21, 2009.                                                  year extension of our conditional operation certificate, and also approved an alteration permit
      Motion by Sheridan, second by Kay, passed unanimously, to approve the minutes of Jan-                             on the proposed gate system, allowing us to reach a full PMF. We have two years to complete
uary 3, 2000, and January 21, 2009.                                                                                     that work. Current estimated cost of the work is $5.6 million. He reviewed possible funding
      5. Report from O.C. District 5 Supervisor: No report was available.                                               sources and expected timeframe for completion. More details will be provided in Lake Cur-
      6. Report from O.C. Sheriff’s Office: Sheriff Mark Amos gave the statistics report for                            rents. A new floor has been installed in the Great Hall at the Clubhouse, to replace the one
the month of January. In Orange County, there were 3060 calls for service, 80 warrants and                              damaged by water from a broken pipe. This was covered by our insurance.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                            February 13, 2009
981 civil papers served, 22 criminal transports and 367 summonses issued. In LOW, there                                       12. Committee Reports: There were no Committee reports.
were 65 calls for service, 54 civil papers served and 55 traffic tickets issued on Route 3.                                   13. Member Comments on Business Agenda: Three members gave their views on
      Sheriff Amos reported on several outstanding cases being worked, including indictments                            whether the Board should vote to pay off the Community Center loan and how to handle re-
involving juveniles. A stolen vehicle around Somerville Road area was recovered in Culpeper.                            serves accordingly. One member felt a legal presence at every Board meeting should continue.
Community Night will be at LOW on February 25, 6:30-8:30 PM at the Woods Center to pro-                                 Another member felt the consideration of work on the parking lot has not been thoroughly dis-
mote two programs, Crime Solvers and Neighborhood Watch.                                                                cussed and researched to be approved at this time. Another member warned that we risk pay-
      Another Police Academy class will start March 17 at Germanna Community College. Ap-                               ing for lot clean-ups when circumstances may not allow the owner to reimburse LOWA.
plications can be picked up at the Holcomb Building.                                                                          14. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
      The Sheriff’s office is expecting severe budget cuts and this could affect many of their                                14.1 Consideration of Addition of LOWA Regulation Section IV.C.5: Individual Be-
programs. To help mitigate the losses, they will be holding a number of fundraising activities:                         havior-Use of Firearms and Related Items. (Second Reading) Topic: Archery
a benefit basketball game on March 21 between the cops and teachers, and a golf tournament                                    Motion by Williams, second by Kay, to adopt the proposed change to Regulation Section
on May 11. He also said that a truck for shredding documents will be coming to Market Center                            IV.C.5: Individual Behavior—Use of Firearms.
on Route 20 and will have a donation jar there if anyone wishes to contribute to the Sheriff’s                                Motion by Buttimer, second by Kay, to amend the Regulation to stipulate archery equip-
fund. A new patrol officer will be joining the staff soon.                                                              ment is not allowed to be used “except with the approval of the General Manager.”
      7. Report from Chief of Security: Mr. Dodson reported that in January there were sev-                                   Vote on the amendment to the motion: Yea: Buttimer, Williams and Sheridan. Nay:
eral complaints of children with dogs venturing onto the ice. Two juveniles were arrested for                           Flynn, Kay and Darby. Motion failed.
vandalism. Two blown transformers were reported. There was one arrest for DWI. A missing                                      Motion on the original motion: Yea: Darby, Kay, Flynn and Williams: Nay: Buttimer and
juvenile was located and returned home. The rear gate arm was broken by a motorist who was                              Sheridan. Motion passed.
fined. There were 20 animal complaints with one summons issued. There were 7 noise com-                                       14.2 Consideration of Changes to LOWA Regulation Section VIII: Use of the Club-
plaints, 7 welfare checks, 11 assists and 4 house alarms. There were 8 complaints of sledding                           house. (Second Reading)
on the dam and several vehicles stuck in the snow. A window was broken at the Community                                       Motion by Darby, second by Kay, passed unanimously, to adopt the proposed change to
Center and theft of a yard sign.                                                                                        Regulation Section VIII: Use of the Clubhouse.
      Overall there were 198 calls for service, and 36 summonses were issued in January.                                      14.3 Consideration of Changes to LOWA Regulation Section V.E.9: Posts with House
      8. Report from LOW Fire & Rescue: Mr. Joseph Argenzio reported that in January                                    Numbers. (Second Reading)
there were 44 calls to the Fire Department and 87 to Rescue. The Annual Fund Drive raised                                     Motion by Williams, second by Buttimer, to adopt the proposed change to Regulation
$128,000, representing 24% of homes donating. The F&R annual payment for just the new                                   V.E.9: Posts with House Numbers.
firehouse is $127,000. This means that funds for maintenance and equipment are very low. He
announced he will be stepping down as President of Fire and Rescue, and introduced the new                                                                                                    See Minutes on p.4

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                    LOWA BOARD MEETING MINUTES
Lake Currents



                    Minutes from p. 3                                                                                                               6. Motion by Kay, second by Darby, passed unanimously, to reduce Road Fees to their
                                                                                                                                              Fiscal Year 2007 level.
                          Motion by Darby, second by Buttimer, to amend the Regulation to delete the sentence “If
                                                                                                                                                    7. Motion by Buttimer, second by Williams, to set the FY-2009 payroll, to include all line
                    the lot owner does not elect to use the Lions Club at LOW for post installation, the specific de-
                                                                                                                                              items related to personnel pay and benefits, at a total of $2,969,695, and to authorize the Gen-
                    sign and location of the post or other structure shall be submitted to ECC for approval with its
                                                                                                                                              eral Manager to use said funds for personnel needs as he and the management team so deter-
                    planned location on a plot plan.”
                                                                                                                                              mine.
                          Vote on amendment to the motion was unanimous.
                                                                                                                                                    Motion by Sheridan, second by Kay, passed unanimously, to remove the wording “to use
                          Motion by Buttimer, second by Flynn, passed unanimously, to amend the motion by
                                                                                                                                              said funds for personnel needs as he and the management team so determine” and replace with
                    changing the date of compliance from May 1, 2009 to October 1, 2009.
                                                                                                                                              “to use said funds at no more than FY-2008 and full-time head count levels for personnel
                          Vote on the original motion as amended was unanimous.
                                                                                                                                              needs and as the management team determines.”
                          15. NEW BUSINESS
                                                                                                                                                    Motion by Flynn, second by Darby, to amend total payroll figure from $2,969,695 to
                          15.1 Consideration of Authorization to Enter Lots to Bring into Compliance.
                                                                                                                                              $2,869,695. Vote: Yea: Kay, Darby and Flynn. Nay: Buttimer, Williams and Sheridan. Motion
                          Motion by Flynn, second by Williams, passed unanimously, to authorize Maintenance to
                                                                                                                                              failed.
                    enter into the following properties to bring them into compliance, and direct that the owners be
                                                                                                                                                    Motion by Kay, second by Darby, to amend the total payroll figure from $2,969,695 to
                    billed for any expense incurred: Section 6, Lot 54; Section 6, Lot 183, and Section 9, Lot 79.
                                                                                                                                              $2,944,695. Vote: Yea: Darby, Sheridan, Williams, Kay and Flynn. Nay: Buttimer. Motion
                          15.2 Consideration of the Adoption of Virginia Boating Safety Education Require-
                                                                                                                                              passed.
                    ment as part of the Regulations.
                                                                                                                                                    Vote on the original motion as amended passed unanimously.
                          Motion by Buttimer, second by Kay, passed unanimously, to direct the Rules Committee
                                                                                                                                                    8. Motion by Williams, second by Kay, passed unanimously, to reduce the Security
                    work in conjunction with the Lake Users Committee to formulate an amendment to the LOWA
                                                                                                                                              Budget by $44,000.
                    Regulations adopting the Virginia Boating Safety Requirement.
                                                                                                                                                    9. Motion by Darby, second by Kay, to reduce the Contingency Fund by $40,000.
                          15.3 Consideration of Retaining the Services of the Law Firm of Whiteford, Taylor
                                                                                                                                                    Vote: Yea: Darby and Flynn. Nay: Williams, Buttimer, Sheridan and Kay. Motion failed.
                    & Preston LLP.
                                                                                                                                                    10. Motion by Flynn, second by Williams, to reduce the Contingency Fund by $20,000.
                          Motion by Kay, second by Darby, passed unanimously, to approve the engagement of the
                                                                                                                                                    Motion by Sheridan, second by Kay, to increase the Contingency Fund to $110,000 from
                    law firm Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP, for legal services of the Association.
                                                                                                                                              the budgeted $60,000, to go into the Restricted Reserves of which the General Manager can
                          15.4 Consideration of Security Contract.
                                                                                                                                              only use $50,000. Vote: Yea: Sheridan. Nay: Buttimer, Williams, Darby, Flynn and Kay. Mo-
                          Motion by Williams, second by Kay, passed unanimously, to postpone consideration of
                                                                                                                                              tion failed.
                    the Security Contract to the March 7, 2009 Board meeting.
                                                                                                                                                    Vote on original motion: Yea: Darby, Flynn and Kay. Nay: Williams, Buttimer and Sheri-
                          15.4A. Consideration of Funding for Consultation Services to the Quality Manage-
                                                                                                                                              dan. Motion failed.
                    ment Council.
                                                                                                                                                    11. Motion by Kay, second by Sheridan, to increase the Contribution to New Capital by
                          Motion by Williams, second by Sheridan, to approve funding in the amount of $24,000
                                                                                                                                              $175,000, and to add “Reconfiguring of the Front Gate Area” to the list of New Capital items
                    out of the General Manager’s 2008 Contingency Fund for consultant services for the Quality
                                                                                                                                              to be accomplished in FY-2009.
                    Management Council and the Association. Vote: Yea: Darby, Williams, Kay, Sheridan and
                                                                                                                                                    Motion by Flynn, second by Darby, to amend the motion to change”$175,000” to
                    Buttimer. Nay: Flynn. Motion passed.
                                                                                                                                              “$100,000”, and change “FY-2009” to “FY-2010”. Vote: Yea: Buttimer, Darby, Flynn,
                          15.5 Consideration of Fiscal Year 2009 Budget Amendments.
                                                                                                                                              Williams and Kay. Nay: Sheridan. Motion passed.
                          Amendments to the 2009 Budget were proposed as follows:
                                                                                                                                                    Vote on original motion as amended: Yea: Williams, Darby, Flynn and Kay. Nay:
February 13, 2009




                          1. Motion by Kay, second by Darby to pay off the Community Center Loan in the
                                                                                                                                              Buttimer and Sheridan. Motion passed.
                    amount of $815,000, effective April 30, 2009. Vote: Yea: Darby, Kay and Flynn. Nay:
                                                                                                                                                    12. Motion by Kay, second by Flynn, to add “New Community Parking Lot” in the
                    Williams, Buttimer and Sheridan. President Wilson voted “yea” to break the tie. Motion
                                                                                                                                              amount of $18,000 to the list of New Capital items to be accomplished in FY-2009. Vote: Yea:
                    passed.
                                                                                                                                              Sheridan. Nay: Darby, Kay, Williams, Buttimer and Flynn. Motion failed.
                          2. Motion by Buttimer, second by Williams, to increase the Contribution to New Capital
                                                                                                                                                    13. Motion by Williams, second by Kay, to approve the changes to the proposed budget
                    by $138,230, which includes interest of 5%, for a period of seven years in order to replenish
                                                                                                                                              as recommended by the General Manager in his memorandum dated January 30, 2009, and as
                    the Replacement Reserves.
                                                                                                                                              amended by his supplemental memo.
                          Motion by Sheridan, second by Flynn, passed unanimously, to change “New Capital” to
                                                                                                                                                    14. Motion by Darby, second by Kay, to table the motion for consideration at the Febru-
                    “Replacement Capital”.
                                                                                                                                              ary Board Workshop. Vote: Yea: Darby, Sheridan and Flynn. Nay: Buttimer, Williams and
                          Vote on original motion as amended: Yea: Williams, Buttimer and Sheridan. Nay: Kay,
                                                                                                                                              Kay. President voted “yea” to break the tie. Motion passed.
                    Darby and Flynn. President Wilson voted “yea” to break the tie. Motion passed.
                                                                                                                                                    15.6 Consideration of Fiscal Year 2009 Assessment.
                          3. Motion by Darby, second by Kay, passed unanimously, to delete Interest Expense for
                                                                                                                                                    Motion by Kay, second by Darby, passed unanimously, to table the motion to set the final
                    the Community Center Loan in the amount of $16,300.
                                                                                                                                              budget assessment fee until the Board Workshop on Wednesday, February 25 at 2 PM in the
                          4. Motion by Sheridan, second by Kay, passed unanimously, to increase revenue for Serv-
                                                                                                                                              lower level of the Clubhouse.
                    ice Charges by $38,000, in recognition of the Board’s December approval to again offer semi-
                                                                                                                                                    16. General Member Comments: A member questioned the reason for cutting the Secu-
                    annual assessment payments to our membership.
                                                                                                                                              rity budget (Security was overbudgeted by $44k when compared to bids received); one mem-
                          5. Motion by Kay, second by Darby to keep the user fees the same as they were in Fiscal
                                                                                                                                              ber felt that the covenant on “Right of First Refusal” should be dropped (Note: A Referendum
                    2008. Vote: Yea: Kay, Darby, Sheridan, Williams and Flynn. Nay: Buttimer. Motion passed.
                                                                                                                                              on this item was rejected by the membership in the recent past); a member addressed the food
                                                                                                                                              costs at the Clubhouse and other cost-saving measures; and one member said she would be
                                                                                                                                              willing to pay an increased assessment fee to replenish reserves.
                                                                                                                                                    17. Scheduled Meetings:
                                                                                                                                                    • Board Workshop: Wednesday, February 25, 2009, at 2 PM in the lower level of the
                                                                                                                                              Clubhouse: Open Session following to finalize budget.
                                                                                                                                                    • Regular Monthly Board Meeting: Saturday, March 7, 2009, at 10 AM in the Commu-
                                                                                                                                              nity Center
                                                                                                                                                    18. Adjournment: Motion to recess passed unanimously at 1:50 PM with plans for the
                                                                                                                                              Board to reconvene on Wednesday, February 25, 2009, at 2 PM in the lower level of the Club-
                                                                                                                                              house.
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Margaret Darby, LOWA Secretary



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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Lake Currents
Treasurer’s Report                                                                 Lake of the Woods Association, Inc.
December 31, 2008                                         LAKE OF THE WOODS ASSOCIATION, INC.
                                                             Balance Sheet - December 31, 2008
   by Olive Kelly, Treasurer, LOWA
                                                                       SHEET - Kelly, LOWA Treasurer
                                                               BALANCEPrepared by OliveDECEMBER 31, 2008
    This report is an attempt to give
you a brief overview of the existing    ASSETS:                                                                                                 LIABILITIES
budget and to highlight some of the
challenges we face putting the          Current Assets                                                                                          Current Liabilities:
FY09 Budget together.
                                        Petty Cash                                                              6,650                           Accounts Payable                                                               319,522
    In reviewing the financial data
                                        Cash- Wachovia                                                        294,219                           Reserves - Channel 18                                                            4,473
for the period ended 12/31/08, rev-
                                        StellarOne Money Market                                               325,206                           Note Payable-StellarOne                                                        815,000
enue was ahead of expenses by
                                        Morgan Stanley Restricted Fds.                                        100,073                           Deferred Assessment                                                          1,600,340
$884,095. At the same time, we are
                                        StellartOne CEDARS - Collateral                                       824,639
showing a positive variance, in the
                                        StellarOne Investments (CDs)                                          940,859
aggregate, of $854,098. However,
                                        StellarOne Operating Funds                                            115,963
we still have four more months          Accounts Receivable                                                   258,709
ahead of us and the projections are     Accrued Interest Receivable                                            29,585
not as favorable. A detailed sum-       Inventories                                                            69,342
mary is attached for your informa-      Prepaid expenses                                                       85,675
tion.
                                        Total Current Assets                                                3,050,920     3,050,920
    Secondly, we have finally put       Other Assets
together a “cost to complete report”    Capital Credits                                                                      30,000
to determine how much cash we
                                        Total Other Assets                                                                                    Total Liabilities                                                              2,739,335
will need to meet the remaining
budget needs for FY 08. Based on
the projections, if additional cuts     Property, Plant and Equipment:                                                                          EQUITY:
are not made, we are likely to end      Land                                                                              1,684,729             Donated Equity                                                             1,102,850
the year with a budget deficit of       Clubhouse Bldgs./Equip.                                             3,569,327                           Capital Reserves                                                           1,460,271
$338,070. The Cash Reserve Bal-         Community Center Building                                           1,110,961                           Equity                                                                    11,668,253




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    February 13, 2009
ance at the end of the period stood     Golf Shop Buildings/Equip.                                          2,078,188
at $1,460,271 of which $820,000 is      Roads and Vehicles                                                  4,083,445                           Total Equity                                                              14,231,374
being held as collateral against the    Current Year Capital                                                1,739,307
Loan.                                   CCS Bldgs/Equipment                                                 1,277,455
    It is just as important to point    Lakes Bldgs/Equipment                                               1,039,528
out that we are in dire need of a       Pools Bldgs/Equipments                                              1,494,892
new accounting system at the Hol-       Germanna Property                                                     233,300
comb Building. The software that is     Other Bldgs. /Equipment                                             3,987,797
in place is antiquated. It is not ca-   Total                                                              20,614,200
pable of generating a complete set      Less:Accum.Depreciation                                            (8,409,140)
of accounting reports. Some of our                                                                         12,205,060
monthly financial reports are cre-
                                        Total Property, Plant and Equipment                                              12,205,060
ated by hand. It is unconscionable
the amount of man hours spent in
putting the budget together simply
because we lack the right manage-       TOTAL ASSETS                                                                     16,970,709             TOTAL LIA.& EQUITY                                                        16,970,709
ment tools. That being said, I am
pleased to report that our Board
fully understands the need to up-
grade the system and is currently
looking into the possibility of out-                                                                                                      This year it’s time for a
sourcing this function.
                                                                                                                                          workout that really works.
    Once again, we should not un-
derscore the difficult economic en-
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                                          LOWA Revenue and Expense Summary
                                          for Month Ended December ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2008
                         LOWA REVENUE & EXPENSE SUMMARY FOR 8-MONTHS 31, 2008
                                                                           Prepared by Olive Kelly, LOWA Treasurer

                                                                Actuals                     Accumulated Actuals                       Accumulated Budget          Budget
                                                                Month-ended 12/31/08        8-mos. Ended 12/31/08                     8-mos.ended 12/31/08        Variance
                                                                                                                                                                  Favorable
                                Description                     Revenue        Expenses     Revenue                     Expenses      Revenue        Expenses     (Unfavorable)

                    Note 3     Administration                       467,576       73,089                   3,915,065      672,169       3,860,311       652,223       3,208,088
                               Activities & Wellness                    288       16,016                       8,245      112,582          13,166       146,338        (133,172)
                               Campgrounds                                43       2,018                      12,802       14,475          14,686        14,523             163
                    Note 1     Clubhouse                             56,028      114,144                     688,323    1,062,160         724,168     1,101,163        (376,995)
                               Committees/Communications              7,240       53,082                      90,092      468,540         115,771       539,091        (423,320)
                               Equestrian                             1,413       14,008                      46,537      156,453         116,765       182,635         (65,870)
                    Note 1     Fareways Restaurant                    5,800       15,488                      89,294      153,963          91,100       129,834         (38,734)
                               Maintenance                           16,608       57,036                     163,395      532,480         151,978       519,854        (367,876)
                    Notes 1, 2 Golf Operations/"LOWGO"Shop           14,126       32,814                     526,939      290,431         526,425       317,927         208,498
                               Golf Maintenance                         -         41,874                         -        353,071             -         354,928        (354,928)
                               Grounds                                8,211       22,435                      87,405      180,553          89,632       191,419        (101,787)
                    Note 1     Lakes                                    -         11,152                     353,400      239,348         332,090       244,618          87,472
                               Pools & Fitness                        1,275        7,281                      87,046      185,044          83,533       140,405         (56,872)
                               Roads                                  6,743       47,130                      58,964      491,268          97,403       530,336        (432,933)
                               Security                               6,560       44,149                      32,550      354,260          42,966       329,917        (286,951)
                               Tennis                                   -          1,376                       6,000       15,165           5,200        15,885         (10,685)

                                Revenue                             591,911      553,092            6,166,057 5,281,962                 6,265,194     5,411,096        854,098
                                Less Expenses:                     (553,092)                       (5,281,962)                         (5,411,096)
February 13, 2009




                                Surplus(Deficit)                     38,819                           884,095                             854,098


                    Note 1:     Expenses include cost of goods sold.
                    Note 2:     Golf Operations include revenue from cart rentals, greens and trail fees.
                    Note 3:     Includes Revenue from Assessment


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                                                                                                                                                                                Lake Currents
                                                                                             ASSOCIATION BULLETIN BOARD
                                                                                          Board Meeting (recessed from 2/7): February 25, 2 PM, LLCH
                                                                                          Board Meeting: March 7, 10 AM, CC.
    Dinner Specials for the Week of February 18-22
           Wednesday—Pasta Night
              Choose from three different pastas all under $10
                                                                                          COMMITTEE MEETINGS:
           Thursday—Rib Night                                                             Members are encouraged to attend.
           Friday—Prime Rib, 8-oz. or 12-oz.
                                                                                                                                                 MEETING FACILITY KEY:
                   Beef Wellington                                                        Lake Users: cancelled for February
           Saturday—Prime Rib, 8-oz. or 12-oz.                                            Maintenance & Ecol: 2/18, 7 PM (M-CR)                CC       Community Center
                                                                                                                                               CH       Clubhouse
                      Surf & Turf (Filet w/creamy garlic shrimp)                          Legal & Comp Meeting: 2/18, 7 PM (RR)                CHGH     Clubhouse Great Hall
           Sunday—Family Night/ kids eats free with                                       Legal & Comp Hearing: 2/18, 8 PM (CR)                CH-PR    Clubhouse Presidents’
                   purchase of adult entrée                                                                                                             Room
                                                                                          ECC: 2/19, 8:30 AM (ECC)                             CR       Conference Room
                   Prime Rib, 8-oz. or 12-oz.                                                                                                           Holcomb Building
                                                                                          Youth: 2/23, 9 AM (CC)
                   Meatloaf Dinner                                                                                                             ECC      ECC Roundhouse
                                                                                          Planning: 2/23, 7 PM (CR)                            LLCH     Lower Level
                                                                                          Communication: 2/25, 3 PM (CR)                                Clubhouse
   Dinner Specials for theWeek of Feb 25 to March 1                                                                                            M-CR     Maintenance
                                                                                          Golf: 3/2, 9 AM (WC)                                          Conference Room
           Wednesday—Pasta Night
                                                                                          Finance: 3/2, 7 PM (CR)                              RR       Reading Room
              Choose from three pasta specials all under $10                                                                                            Holcomb Building
           Thursday—Rib Night                                                                                                                  WC       Woods Center
                                                                                                                                               YC       Youth Center (CC)
           Friday—Prime Rib 8oz. or 12oz.
                   Salmon in Parchment
           Saturday—Prime Rib 8oz. or 12oz.
                    Surf and Turf (Grilled Sirloin w/Lobster Tail)




                                                                                                                                                                                February 13, 2009
           Sunday—Family Night/ kids eats free with
                   purchase of adult entrée                                                                   CHANNEL 18 PROGRAMS
                   Prime Rib 8oz. or 12oz.                                                              Please check Channel 18 for a list of show times.
                   Smothered Grilled Chicken
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                                                                                                           Programming schedule subject to change

                                                                                                                     February 13-20, 2009
                                                                                           LOWA Board Review (1:00)
       You re invited to the blockbuster movie...                                           Bill Wilson, LOWA President & John Bailey, LOWA General Manager



                         FIREPROOF
                                                                                                6 AM                10 AM                 6 PM                 10 PM
                                                                                           AARP WW2 Veteran Interview (:50)
                                                                                            Robert S. Ewens, WW2 Navy – Served on Battleship USS Missouri
                                   NEVER LEAVE YOUR                                             7 AM                11 AM                 7 PM                 11 PM
                                   PARTNER BEHIND                                          Ch. 18 Travel Series: “Italy’s Spectacular Amalfi Coast”
                                                                                                8 AM                12 PM                 8 PM                 12 AM
                                   Watch it with your                                      LOWA Board of Directors Meeting (Feb. 7) Live-on-Tape (3:00)
                                   spouse FREE at                                                                         2 PM…Saturday
                                   The LOW Church                                                                    February 20-27, 2009
                                   Feb. 27 at 7 p.m.                                       AARP Presents “Managing Stress for Seniors” (1:00)
                                                                                            Speaker: Joan Vernikos, Ph.D, Author
                                   The unique and separate                                                6 AM                                6 PM
                                   struggles of a husband and                              Civic Club Presents “The New Middle School” (1:00)
                                   wife and the sacrifice required                          Speaker: Jim Hopkins, OC School Board member, District 5
                                   to get a marriage back on track                                        7 AM                                        7 PM
                                   and to keep it there.                                   LOW Veterans Presents “George & Martha Washington” (1:00)
                                                                                            Valley Forge…Battle of Trenton by John & Judith Harris
• Shows how a marriage can get stronger.                                                                  8 AM                                        8 PM
• Please invite your friends.                                                              Down Home Virginia (:30)
• Childcare: nursery to 5th grade                                                           Garden: Start Vegetable Cold Crops in Feb/Mar
                                                                                            Recipe: Virginia Crab & Apple Tart
  (Pre-registration appreciated-972-9060)
                                                                                                          9 AM                                        9 PM
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                                                                                                       9:45 AM                               9:45 PM
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                                            Making Christ Known                            Orange County Board of Supervisors Meeting (Feb. 10) (3:00)
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                        AMENITIES
                       To reserve meeting space in all
                    facilities: Woods Center, Commu-     Friday, February 13
                    nity Center, Lower Level Club-          8:30 AM-9:15 AM       Stretch and Flex (LLCH). Light exercise. Info: Jacobeen -4085 or Lynch -5435.
                    house, Sweetbriar Park/ Pavilion,       8:30 AM-9:30 AM       Aerobics (LOWC Friendship Hall). Free. Info: Church -9060.
                    and Holcomb Building, contact                9 AM-11 AM       Open Adult Co-ed Volleyball (CC). Info: Mitch -6917 or Kim -4232.
                    Sylvia -9680.                           1:30 PM-4:30 PM       Pickle Ball (CC). Adults welcome to play. Info: Bob -1866 or Kathy -2320.
                                                            7:30 PM-9:30 PM       Square Dancers (LLCH). Valentine theme w/guest caller Joe Dungan. $5/non-club members. All wel-
                    HOLCOMB BUILDING:                                             come. Info: Dionne -6699 or Darby -7696.
                    Closed Feb. 16 (Presidents’ Day)
                    Office hours M-F                     Saturday, February 14
                    8:30 AM-4:30 PM                                    9 AM       Walking Group at Fitness Center. Info: Jennifer -8880.
                    Info -2237                                         1 PM       Susannah Chandler Chapter, DAR meeting with guest speaker discussing Alzheimer’s, note location
                                                                                  is Woods Center meeting room. Info: Lamasure 548-8740.
                    CLUBHOUSE:
                    Office Hours: Tu-Fri, 8 AM-5 PM      Sunday, February 15
                    Lunch: Sat & Sun, 11 AM-4 PM
                                                                     6:15 PM      Open Adult Co-ed Volleyball (CC). Info: Angie -0573.
                    Dinner: Wed, Thu, Sun 5-9 PM                  7 PM-9 PM       Duplicate Bridge (WC). Info: Bob -8211 or Doris -2130.
                    Fri & Sat, 5-10 PM
                    Brunch: Sunday 10 AM-1 PM
                    Info/Reservations (for Club Room     Monday, February 16
                    only), call -2221                                             Presidents’ Day – LOWA Offices Closed
                                                            8:30 AM-9:15 AM       Stretch and Flex (LLCH). Light exercise. Info: Jacobeen -4085 or Lynch -5435.
                    GOLF: Special! 9 Holes with Cart        8:30 AM-9:30 AM       Aerobics (LOWC Friendship Hall). Free. Info: Church -9060.
                    for $16 (M-F, after 2 PM)                       9:30 AM       AARP Meeting (CHGH). Joan Vernikos, Ph.D., author, will speak on managing stress for seniors.
                    Reserve a tee time -2230                                      Info: Bob -3812.
                       LOWGO Pro Shop:                     9:30 AM-10:30 AM       Chair Yoga (CR). Fee. Info: Donna -1977.
                                                                 9 AM-11 AM       Open Adult Co-ed Volleyball (CC). Info: Mitch -6917 or Kim -4232.
                       8:30 AM-5 PM daily
                                                          11:30 AM-12:15 PM       Pre-Ballet ages 4-5 yrs (CC). Fee. Info: Mayeisha at 540-842-8331.
                       Golf Course:                               12 PM-3 PM      The Closet Quilters (CR). Info: Marie -4358.
                       9 AM-5 PM daily                         12:30 PM-1 PM      Creative Movement ages 4-5 yrs (CC). Fee. Info: Mayeisha at 540-842-8331.
                       Fareways: Info: -2216                 1:30 PM-4:30 PM      Pickle Ball (CC). Adults welcome to play. Info: Bob -1866 or Kathy -2320.
February 13, 2009




                       8 AM-2 PM daily through March         5:30 PM-6:30 PM      Strength & Stamina Class (CC). Fee. Info: Jennifer -8880.
                                                                        7 PM      Monday Night Bridge (CH). Info: Kovarik-7866.
                    ECC Office: Info: -2211
                    M-F, 8:30 AM-12:30 PM
                                                         Tuesday, February 17
                    EQUESTRIAN CENTER:                           9 AM-10 AM       Gentle Yoga (CC). Fee. Info: Donna -1977.
                    Call to schedule a trail ride           10 AM-11:45 AM        Craft Group (LOWC). Info: Rosemary -1375.
                    Info: -2238                            10:15 AM-1:15 PM       Fun Bunch 55+ (CC). Info: Hank or Carolyn -0359.
                                                                     5:30 PM      Weight Watchers (CR). Fee. Info: Sylvia -9680.
                    FITNESS CENTER:                                     7 PM      Adult Table Tennis (CC). Info: Al 540-846-2064.
                    Daily 5 AM-11 PM                                 7:15 PM      Civic Club Meeting (WC). Speaker Jim Hopkins, OC School Board Member, will speak on the new
                    Info: Dan -0153                                               Middle School. Info: Glenn -9350.

                    COMMUNITY CENTER:                    Wednesday, February 18
                    Open daily. Info -9680                  8:30 AM-9:15 AM       Stretch and Flex (LLCH). Light exercise. Info: Jacobeen -4085 or Lynch -5435.
                     Youth Center: 7-10 PM                  8:30 AM-9:30 AM       Aerobics (LOWC Friendship Hall). Free. Info: Church -9060.
                      Fridays       Ages 10-12                          9 AM      Walking Group at Fitness Center. Info: Jennifer -8880.
                                                                 9 AM-11 AM       Open Adult Co-ed Volleyball (CC). Info: Mitch -6917 or Kim -4232.
                      Saturdays     Ages 13-15
                                                                     9:15 AM      MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) (LOWC, Friendship Hall). Info: Michelle -6109.
                    TENNIS:                                    9:30 AM-2 PM       Wednesday Ladies’ Bridge (CR). Info: Josephine -6098.
                                                             11:30 PM-12 PM       Creative Movement ages 3-5 yrs (CC). Fee. Info: Mayeisha at 540-842-8331.
                    (Hollyfield Park) Open Tennis,
                                                              12:15 AM-1 PM       Pre-Ballet ages 4-5 yrs (CC). Fee. Info: Mayeisha at540-842-8331.
                    MWF, 1:30-3:30 PM                       1:30 PM-4:30 PM       Pickle Ball (CC). Adults welcome to play. Info: Bob -1866 or Kathy -2320.
                    Info: Charles -5858.                    5:30 PM-6:30 PM       Strength & Stamina Class (CC). Fee. Info: Jennifer -8880.
                                                                        6 PM      F&R Bingo (LLCH). Bingo starts at 7 PM. Info: Warren -5494.
                    SKATE PARK:
                    Closed February
                    Info: Sylvia -9680
                                                                                                      LOW Directories on sale for $9 at       get rid of? Please donate that car, boat,
                                                             FUNDRAISERS                          the Holcomb Building, Security, Lake        canoe or other large equipment (snow
                                                                                                  of the Woods Hardware. Telephone            blower, leaf mulcher, wood chopper,
                     Deadline for submissions                                                     numbers, addresses, all sorts of infor-     etc.) to the LOW Lions Club. You’ll be
                    to the February 27 issue of          Lions 300 Club Winners                   mation you need. Sales benefit F&R.         helping the community and realize a
                          Lake Currents is               Round 45 Drawing #7
                                                                                                      LOW Items. Coffee mugs, highball        tax-deduction all at the same time. The
                            February 13                                                           glasses, playing cards, car decals avail-   Lions will supply you with a donation
                                                         160      John Martin         $200
                                                                                                  able from LOW Lioness Club. Profits         receipt. Your contribution will be used
                                                         177      Ken Hargraves       $100
                     Deadline for submissions                                                     go to community service projects. Info:     for the several Lions benevolences
                     to the March 13 issue of                                                     Bobbie -4592 or Gail -5698.                 throughout the community. Info: Lion
                                                                                                      Car, Boat Donations to LOW              Bob -0783 to discuss your donation and
                          Lake Currents is
                                                                                                  Lions: Do you have a car or boat in         arrangements.
  8                           March 2                                                             working, safe condition that you want to
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                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lake Currents
           Tips from the Pro                                                                                     are eligible to vote in the election. Such nominees shall be given the same rights and
                                                                                                                 privileges during the election process as those nominees who are recommended by
                                                                                                                 the Nominating Committee and accepted by the Board of Directors.” Petitions must
 New Golf Handicap Software for 2009                                                                             be filed no later than June 7, 2009. If you have questions, please call Lynn Huntsman
                            by Rea Hargraves, PGA                                                                at 972-0151.
         PGA Professional: “Experts in the Game and Business of Golf”                                                 This is a great opportunity to give back to your community. Again, please con-
                                                                                                                 sider serving on the Board of Directors—we need you!

                              Last week, I went to the Independence Golf Club in Rich-
                         mond, VA, to learn more about the new handicap and tourna-
                         ment software we will be using in 2009. The new program is
                         called GHIN (pronounced “jin”). The GHIN program will be
                         used throughout Virginia beginning March 1 through Decem-                                     Covenant Enforcement Statistics
                         ber 1. GHIN is used in 69 golf associations and 42 states. Cur-                                           by Ed Taylor, Environmental Control Inspector
                         rently, 13,000 clubs are using this program.
                              With this program, each golfer needs to learn his/her new                               During the month of January there were 44 new issues addressed. Of these, and on-
                         VSGA/GHIN number. This is a seven-digit number that is                                  going issues, 74 were resolved. There are 49 open issues. Summonses were issued for
                         unique to each individual golfer. By knowing this number,                               5 violations, which were referred to our Legal and Compliance Committee for resolu-
    Rea Hargraves        golfers can post their scores at their home course, online and                          tion. The most common violations were unsightly, lots, boat / trailer placement, trucks,
                         at any other course in Virginia. Your number will be requested                          and covers.
on VSGA championship, one-day events and on other registration forms. It is impor-                                    If you have any questions or concerns, please call the ECC office at 972-2211.
tant for each golfer to learn his/her number. Come by the Pro LOWGO Shop to reg-
ister. I hope to see you on the course!


        Please Consider Serving on the
      Board of Directors—We Need You!
                  by Lynn Huntsman, Chair, Nominating Committee

     Two positions on the Lake of the Woods Association Board of Directors will be
open for election on September 7 due to expiration of terms. Both are for three-year
terms.




                                                                                                                                                                                                            February 13, 2009
     LOWA members who wish to be candidates must qualify either by completing
and submitting an application form to the Nominating Committee or by petition.
     By application: The form “Application to the Nominating Committee for
LOWA Board of Directors” is available in the Holcomb Building, or it can be down-
loaded at www.LOWA.org (click on Forms under the Administration heading). Nomi-
nating Committee interviews will take place in April. Please submit applications no
later than March 31, 2009, in a sealed envelope addressed to Chair, Nominating
Committee, 102 Lakeview Parkway, Locust Grove, VA 22508, or they may be hand-
delivered to the Receptionist at the Holcomb Building.
     By petition: For those who do not wish to go through the interview process, you
are welcome to run for the Board of Directors by petition. The LOWA Bylaws allow
for nominations for the position of Director “up to 90 days before the next annual
election of the Association by petition signed by the owners of at least 250 lots who
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                    LOW COMMUNITY
Lake Currents



                                                                                                                        Donations to F&R Drive Dip
                                                                                                                                  by Hank Altman, LOW Fire & Rescue

                                                                                                               LOW residents' contributions to the annual Fire & Rescue fund drive dropped
                                                                                                           slightly last year, a development that can be ascribed in part to hard times that have
                                                                                                           befallen the economy but that is also in line with a trend that began early in the
                                                                                                           decade.
                                                                                                               Gifts totaling $102,599 came in from 961 LOW households. That compared with
                                                                                                           975 households and a total of $111,910 in 2007.
                                                                                                               By contrast, gifts from outside LOW increased. There were 130, totaling
                                                                                                           $10,840. The year before, there were 123, and they totaled $7,250. LOW's volunteers
                                                                                                           serve a wide area around LOW as well as our community itself.
                                                                                                               A typical donation was $100, but gifts—all welcome—came in many sizes. There
                                                                                                           were 16 of $500 or more, two from outside LOW. The largest household gift: $3,600.
                                                                                                               Adding contributions from businesses and organizations to those from house-
                                                                                                           holds, the 2008 drive took in $126,038. That is barely enough to cover F&R’s
                                                                                                           monthly mortgage payments on its firehouse. F&R had no mortgage before comple-
                                                                                                           tion of the firehouse two years ago.
                                                                                                               F&R has received increased support from Orange County since the advent in
                                                                                                           2006 of fees for emergency ambulance service—paid in large measure by insurers—
                                  Bring the Family to the                                                  and it receives an annual LOWA payment. Fund-raising activities, including bingo
                                                                                                           and publication of the LOW Directory, also help.
                                 Winter Children’s Carnival                                                    But without the annual fund drive and the service without pay of scores of volun-
                                            by Carolyn Stringer, LOW Church                                teers, a handful of county-paid personnel supplement them, F&R could not maintain
                                                                                                           the high level of performance for which it is known. The more money that comes in,
                       The entire LOW community is invited to the Winter Children’s Carnival on Sat-       the better the job F&R can do.
                    urday, February 28, from 10 AM to 3 PM (rain or shine) at The Lake of the Woods            Just under 27 percent of LOW households gave to last year’s fund drive. Just
                    Church.                                                                                over 27 percent gave the year before. Roughly 50 percent gave in each of the first
                       This year children can watch one of three shows presented by a ventriloquist.       three years of the decade. Since then, with one exception, the trend has been down:
                    Other special events include a small animal petting zoo, a reptile exhibit, a raffle   46 percent in 2003, 36 percent in 2004, 37 percent in 2005, and 28 percent in 2006.
                    with prizes, and a magician.                                                               The accompanying box shows how, despite increases in LOW’s population, the
                       You will also find games and prizes, a moon bounce, face painting, crafts for       number of givers has declined in recent years.
                    kids, popcorn, cotton candy and hot dogs! What a great way to have fun and laughs
February 13, 2009




                    on a winter day.                                                                                                                                   LOW Givers to F&R
                       All proceeds go to support youth missions for 2009. For more information, call                                                                    2000 1,304
                    972-9060 or visit the church web site at www.lowchurch.org.                                                                                          2001 1,380
                                                                                                                                                                         2002 1,435
                                                                                                                                                                         2003 1,344
                                                                                                                                                                         2004 1,159
                                                                                                                                                                         2005 1,254
                                                                                                                                                                         2006 1,003
                                                                                                                                                                         2007      975
                                                                                                                                                                         2008      961
                                                                                                                                             Photo by Hank Altman
                                                                                                                         F&R’s new ladder truck

                                                                                                                              Dance, Dance, Dance
                                                                                                                          by Anne Boyd, Secretary, LOW Square Dance Club

                                                                                                                                    The members of the LOW Square Dance club hit the floor
                                                                                                                                dancing in the new year. January 9 we hosted a Washington
                                                                                                                                Square Dancers Cooperative Assn. (WASCA) theme dance in
                                                                                                                                support of WASCA's 50th Birthday celebration to take place in
                                                                                                                                March. Butch Adams, guest caller, called to a floor of six plus
                                                                                                                                squares. The next weekend, approximately 30 club members
                                                                                                                                traveled to Williamsburg for two nights of square and round
                                                                                                           dancing at the Chamberlayne Squares annual dance. This event was begun by our
                                                                                                           own club caller, Jesse Shackelford, 39 years ago!
                                                                                                               January 31, two squares of club members performed at Brock Elementary School
                                                                                                           as part of a fund-raiser for Kristen Boyle, a four-year-old battling leukemia. This
                      Charles Mincey, left, and Tom Northam will be among the local per-                   dance was sponsored by Girl Scouts. Charlie Shoemaker, caller, put together a fun
                    sonalities performing in God on Broadway at The Lake of the Woods                      program for the evening. The event organizers used a square dance theme with
                    Church monthly concert on Friday and Saturday, February 20 and 21,                     posters made by the children. Grown-ups and children were decked out in western
                    7 PM. More than 20 singers, dancers and musicians are coming                           duds and boots (lots of boots!). They all had fun learning some square dance moves
                    together to present music from a variety of Broadway shows:                            as well as line dancing. Those young folks sure can bend in places that are amazing.
                    Godspell, Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph’s Amazing Technicolor                         (Oh, my aching back!) Club members made individual donations to this cause, and
                    Dreamcoat, Fiddler on the Roof, Guys & Dolls, Le Miserables, among                     we are keeping this brave little girl in our thoughts and prayers.
                                                                                                               Our current square dance class is about to finish its second session and begin the
                    others.
                                                                                                           final session. They are doing nicely, and we are looking forward to having them join
                      Prior to the concert, the LOW Youth will sponsor a dinner starting                   our club. For information, call Dionne at 972-6699 or Darby at 972-7696.
10                  at 5 PM to raise funds for mission trips.
                                                                                                                          LOW COMMUNITY




                                                                                                                                                                                        Lake Currents
       District 5 School Board Member                                                           Our February meeting (February 19, 1:30 PM in the Holcomb Building Confer-
                                                                                           ence Room—1 PM meet & greet) will take up the administrative matters that were
        to Discuss New Middle School                                                       tabled for the January meeting. The main agenda item will be the discussion and vote
                                                                                           concerning the new Club By-laws proposed by the Steering Committee. We will also
                        by Glenn Bates, Member, Civic Club                                 discuss possible program ideas, special events, and/or field trips for the coming year.
                                                                                           Please try to attend this important meeting, as your vote and your voice are needed in
                                   Jim Hopkins, a member of the Orange County              these deliberations.
                              School Board representing District 5, is to be the LOW            In support of President Obama’s suggestion that we honor Dr. Martin Luther
                              Civic Club’s guest speaker on February 17. He will           King with a National Day of Service on his January 19 birthday holiday, our Club
                              focus on plans for completion of the new middle school,      collected non-perishable food items for the Wilderness Food Pantry. Enough items
                              which has now been given a go-ahead by the Orange            were donated to completely fill the large trunk of Janet Haase’ car. Janet also re-
                              County Board of Supervisors. In addition, it is expected     ported that Club members had donated $575 to the Pantry over the Christmas holi-
                              that Jim will discuss the progress in hiring a permanent     day. Thanks to all of you who contributed to these efforts. The number of people
                              Superintendent of Schools, as well as other significant      served by the Food Pantry continues to grow, while the downturn in the economy is
                              school-related issues of interest to Orange County resi-     causing the number of donations to shrink. Please remember the Food Pantry if you
                              dents.                                                       have enough to spare and to share.
                                   Jim was elected to the School Board in November,             New members are being introduced at each of our meetings, and we are de-
        Jim Hopkins           2007, with a stated goal of ensuring that our tax dollars    lighted to welcome them to our ranks. If you or someone you know would be inter-
                              are spent prudently and in line with the interests of the    ested in joining our Club, please contact Mary Berger at 972-3066 or Angie Turvey
entire community, while providing a quality education for all students. He has a Mas-      at 972-1852. “Change we can believe in” requires all of us.
ter’s degree in Education from the University of Maryland, and taught high school
music and mathematics for thirty years before retiring in 1994.
     A former member of the LOW Planning Committee, Jim also served as Presi-
dent of the Civic Club for three years, and remains an active member of the club’s
Board of Directors.
     The Civic Club meeting will be held on February 17 at 7:15 PM in the Woods
                                                                                                Orange County Supervisor’s Letter
Center meeting room. As always, the meeting is open to both members and non-                                       by Lee Frame, District 5 Supervisor
members. Your attendance and participation in the meeting is encouraged.
                                                                                                                             During discussions of the new middle school design,
                                                                                                                         several people asked if the school was going to be a
                                                                                                                         “green” design. That prompted me to ask additional ques-
                                                                                                                         tions about this design aspect as the architects briefed the
                                LGA News                                                                                 School Board and Board of Supervisors last year. At that
                                                                                                                         time it was evident that green design principles were




                                                                                                                                                                                        February 13, 2009
                      by Heather Kuzma, Publicity Chairman
                                                                                                                         being considered in the school plans.
                           The frigid weather this winter seems to be making up for                                          Two weeks ago, I attended the preconstruction meet-
                       the mild winters of the last few years. It’s been a long time                                     ing for the middle school. One topic that got a lot of
                       since there has been so much ice on our lakes. If you feel like                                   attention was LEED certification. LEED stands for Lead-
                       you want to get out and stay in shape for the spring golf season,                                 ership in Energy and Environmental Design, which is a
                       call our golf pro, Rea Hargraves, at the Woods Center and sign              Lee Frame             national rating system developed by the U.S. Green
                       up for his winter program at the Community Center. Rea has                                        Building Council. LEED addresses all building types and
                       worked hard to come up with a program to help golfers keep          emphasizes state-of-the-art strategies for sustainable site development, water sav-
                       their muscles active and ready for the golf season. He will put     ings, energy efficiency, materials and resources selection, and indoor environmental
                       you through the paces with exercise, stretching, balance, and       quality.
tips to help your game. The people who have participated in the sessions so far, have          The architect’s design includes features such as stormwater quality control, maxi-
been very happy with the results.                                                          mization of open space, 40% water use reduction and 28% energy use reduction that
    The LGA dues for next season are payable now. Make your check for $20                  give points towards various levels of LEED certification. Other features which
payable to “LOW LGA” and note that you are a 9-, 18-holer, or farmer on the check.         enhance certification levels are reduction of offsite light pollution, daylight views in
Place your check in the box in the ladies locker room. Your check must be received         90% of the rooms, responsive control of heating and lighting and making facilities
by February 15 for your name to be included in next year’s booklet. So far, over 60        availability for uses other than school.
ladies have paid. The handicap fee will be collected in March by the ProLOWGO                  Many of the features that improve LEED certification scores must be imple-
Shop.                                                                                      mented in the building process, and that was the reason for the architect’s detailed
    Let’s hope that the very cold weather is a thing of the past. We need those warm       explanation to the contractor and his subcontractors who were present at the meeting.
spring days to get us back on the course.                                                  Some of these provisions include erosion and sediment control during construction,
                                                                                           recycling 50% to 75% of the construction waste, using 10% to 20% of recycled ma-
                                                                                           terials in construction, using 10% to 20% of materials that originate within 500 miles
                                                                                           of the site (to reduce transport energy and pollution), and 50% of all wood materials
                  From Walmart to the                                                      certified as meeting forest stewardship standards.
                                                                                               Other requirements ensure that the school has a healthy environment for teachers
                 Wilderness Food Pantry                                                    and students. Ventilation components and ducting awaiting installation at the site
                                                                                           must have the ends covered so that dust or other contaminants can’t enter. Installed
              by Jeanne Allen, Publicity, Democratic Women’s Club                          absorptive materials such as ceiling tiles or wallboard must be protected from mois-
                                                                                           ture and contamination prior to installation. All adhesives, sealants, paints, coatings
     The planned agenda for our January meeting was postponed to February in order         and carpeting must meet standards for emission of volatile organic compounds. This
to hear several speakers from local preservation and environmental groups and their        will substantially reduce the irritating and/or harmful air contaminants. The school
views and positions on the proposed Walmart development. Dan Holmes of the Pied-           administration also has a role in achieving LEED certification by ensuring that
mont Environmental Committee, Craig Rains of the Friends of the Wilderness Bat-            tobacco smoke and cleaning materials do not degrade the air quality of the school.
tlefield, and Brent Laurenz of the Civil War Preservation Trust (www.civilwar.org or           There are four levels of LEED certification; certified, silver, gold and platinum. If
blaurenz@civilwar.org) each presented much-needed information on the size and              all contractual minimum requirements are met, the school should meet the silver
scope of the various developments planned along the Route 3 corridor and their com-        level. If some of the goals above contractual requirements are met, the school may
bined effect on Lake of the Woods and the surrounding community Their input was            rate a gold level certification. We should all be pleased that the School Board has
very much appreciated, and they also provided guidance on how best to proceed at           sought LEED certification so that Orange County will have a school that we can be
this point in the negotiations between Orange County and the developers If you             proud of.
were unable to attend the meeting and have questions on this topic, please contact             If you would like to contact me, you can email me at leeframe@orangecoun-
Judy Troast at 972-5541 or Sheila Clark at 972-0305.                                       tyva.gov.                                                                                    11
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Thursday, February 19                                                                                                          NOTICES
       9 AM-10 AM     Gentle Yoga (CR). Fee. Info: Donna -1977.
                                                                                                                              February 25, Community
10:30 AM-11:30 AM     Yoga I (CR). Fee. Info: Donna -1977.
                                                                                                                          Awareness Program, Sgt.
          1:30 PM     Democratic Women’s Club (CR). Info: Jeanne -9262 or Martha -7781.
                                                                                                                          Mardeusz and Deputy Malone of
                                                                                                                          the Orange County Sheriff ’s Office
Friday, February 20                                                                                                       will discuss Neighborhood Watch
  8:30 AM-9:15 AM     Stretch and Flex (LLCH). Light exercise. Info: Jacobeen -4085 or Lynch -5435.                       and Crime Solvers Programs.
  8:30 AM-9:30 AM     Aerobics (LOWC Friendship Hall). Free. Info: Church -9060.                                          Solved and open cases will be high-
       9 AM-11 AM     Open Adult Co-ed Volleyball (CC). Info: Mitch -6917 or Kim -4232.                                   lighted. Q&A session to follow.
  1:30 PM-4:30 PM     Pickle Ball (CC). Adults welcome to play. Info: Bob -1866 or Kathy -2320.                           6:30-8:30 PM at the Woods Center.
           7:00 PM    Concert (LOWC). Info: -9060.                                                                        Come and get involved.
           7:30 PM    LOW Bass Anglers (WC). Info: JD at krobster@yahoo.com.                                                  March 28, LOW Lioness Flea
  7:30 PM-9:30 PM     Rappa Rounders Dancing (WC). Info: Ostlund -2357.                                                   Market and Craft Fair, 8 AM to
                                                                                                                          Noon at the Locust Grove Middle
                                                                                                                          School. Includes book sale, bake
Saturday, February 21                                                                                                     sale and food concession. See ad on
                      Keep LOW Beautiful Litter Pick-up. Sponsored by LOW Garden Club. Info: Jan -1630.                   p. 7 of this issue for more details.
              9 AM    Walking Group at Fitness Center. Info: Jennifer -8880.                                                  April 8, DAR day-trip to Stratford
                                                                                                                          Hall Plantation. Non-refundable cost
Sunday, February 22                                                                                                       of $65pp includes admission at Strat-
                                                                                                                          ford, the Washington Birthplace Monu-
11:15 AM-12:15 AM     Rev. Linda Stransky and her husband Mark from Project Crossroads, a mission project in Marion,VA,
                                                                                                                          ment, and lunch in Stratford Dining
                      will preach at Hopewell United Methodist Church in Lignum. All are welcome. Info: Bob -9971.
                                                                                                                          Room. The bus will depart at 8 AM and
           6:15 PM    Open Adult Co-ed Volleyball (CC). Info: Angie -0573.
                                                                                                                          return around 5:30 PM. Info: Linda Sut-
        7 PM-9 PM     Duplicate Bridge (WC). Info: Bob -8211 or Doris -2130.
                                                                                                                          phin, 972-7554.
                                                                                                                              April 17 thru May 15, Mah
Monday, February 23                                                                                                       Jongg classes will be at the Wilder-
  8:30 AM-9:15 AM     Stretch and Flex (LLCH). Light exercise. Info: Jacobeen -4085 or Lynch -5435.                       ness Library on Friday mornings
  8:30 AM-9:30 AM     Aerobics (LOWC Friendship Hall). Free. Info: Church -9060.                                          from 10 AM-12 noon. Classes will
       9 AM-11 AM     Open Adult Co-ed Volleyball (CC). Info: Mitch -6917 or Kim -42322                                   continue for five weeks. If you are
        9 AM-1 PM     Mary Washington Hospital Mammogram Van (LLCH parking lot). For appointment call 741-2000 or         interested, call Toby at 972-8251.
                      1-800-283-3926. Cost is $120. Insurance claims will be filed. Sponsored by LOW Lioness.                 Lions Yard Sale donations




                                                                                                                                                                    February 13, 2009
  9:30 AM-10:30 AM    Chair Yoga (CR). Fee. Info: Donna -1977.                                                            should be taken to the Velona build-
 11:30 AM-12:15 PM    Pre-Ballet ages 4-5 yrs (CC). Fee. Info: Mayeisha at 540-842-8331.                                  ing only when a Lion is present
         12 PM-3 PM   The Closet Quilters (CR). Info: Marie -4358.                                                        (first and third Saturdays). Do
  12:30 PM-1:00 AM    Creative Movement ages 4-5 yrs (CC). Fee. Info: Mayeisha at 540-842-8331.                           not leave any items/furniture if
    1:30 PM-4:30 PM   Pickle Ball (CC). Adults welcome to play. Info: Bob -1866 or Kathy -2320.                           building is unattended. Lions can-
    5:30 PM-6:30 PM   Strength & Stamina Class (CC). Fee. Info: Jennifer -8880.                                           not accept books, exercise equip-
               7 PM   Monday Night Bridge (CH). Info: Kovarik -7866.                                                      ment, bicycles, grills, TV sets,
                                                                                                                          large appliances, computer and re-
                                                                                                                          lated equipment.
Tuesday, February 24                                                                                                          Donate your Used Cell Phones
  10 AM-11:45 AM      Craft Group (LOWC). Info: Rosemary -1375.                                                           to the Orange County Sheriff ’s Of-
       9 AM-10 AM     Gentle Yoga (CC). Fee. Info: Donna -1977.                                                           fice to benefit the Victim/Witness
 10:15 AM-1:15 PM     Fun Bunch 55+ (CC). Info: Hank or Carolyn -0359.                                                    Assistance Program and TRIAD.
           5:30 PM    Weight Watchers (CR). Fee. Info: Sylvia -9680.                                                      Phones will be recycled to senior
              7 PM    Adult Table Tennis (CC). Info: Al 540-846-2064.                                                     citizens, crime victims, and wit-
                                                                                                                          nesses. Please drop off cell phones
                                                                                                                          at the Sheriff ’s Office, 11350 Porter
                                                                                                                          Road. Info: Carolyn Ladd, 672-
                                                                                                                          1200.
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                     HUMAN SERVICES

                         LOW Lions Wilderness Food          Wednesday, February 25
                    Pantry located behind LG Town
                                                                8:30 AM-9:15 AM       Stretch and Flex (LLCH). Light exercise. Info: Jacobeen -4085 or Lynch -5435.
                    Center, Rt. 20. First and third
                                                                8:30 AM-9:30 AM       Aerobics (LOW Church Friendship Hall). Free. Info: Church -9060.
                    Thursdays from 9 AM to noon;
                                                                           9 AM       Walking Group of Fitness Center. Info: Jennifer -8880
                    second Wednesday from 6-8 PM;
                                                                     9 AM-11 AM       Open Adult Co-ed Volleyball (CC). Info: Mitch -6917 or Kim -4232.
                    last Saturday from 10 AM to noon.
                                                                   9:30 AM-2 PM       Wednesday Ladies’ Bridge (CR). Info: Josephine -6098.
                    Info: Janet -1839 or Betty -1872.
                                                              11:30 AM-12:00 PM       Creative Movement ages 3-5 yrs (CC). Fee. Info: Mayeisha at 540-842-8331.
                         Lions Sick Room Equipment
                                                               12:15 PM-1:00 PM       Pre-Ballet ages 4-5 yrs (CC). Fee. Info: Mayeisa at540-842-8331.
                    for loan. Call Vinnie -3721 or
                                                                1:30 PM-4:30 PM       Pickle Ball (CC). Adults welcome to play. Info: Bob -1866 or Kathy -2320.
                    George        -5438 for your tempo-
                                                                            2PM       LOWA Board of Directors Meeting (LLCH)
                    rary needs. We have a wide assort-
                                                                5:30 PM-6:30 PM       Strength & Stamina Class (CC). Fee. Info: Jennifer -8880.
                    ment of wheelchairs, crutches,
                                                                           6 PM       F&R Bingo (LLCH). Bingo starts at 7 PM. Info: Warren -5494.
                    potty seats, shower seats, etc.
                                                                6:30 PM-8:30 PM       OC Sheriff’s Office Community Awareness Night (WC). Learn about Neighborhood Watch and
                         The Woods Cares: an AARP
                                                                                      Crime Solvers Programs. Info: 672-1200.
                    program, will run errands and do
                    small repairs, light yard work for
                    shut-ins and caretakers. Free serv-     Thursday, February 26
                    ice. Call Janet     -1957, Jeannette            9 AM-10 AM        Gentle Yoga (CR). Fee. Info: Donna -1977.
                    -0726, Linda -7461, Ann -9333, or        10:30 AM-11:30 AM        Yoga I (CR). Fee. Info: Donna -1977.
                    Doris -2130.                                           1 PM       NARFE Meeting (CH). Speaker Ted Wessel, Asst. GM LOWA. Info: Donna -1977
                         TRIAD – Keeping seniors safe           5:00 PM-7:00 PM       Wine Tasting (CH) Free. Info: 2221.
                    from scams and fraud, and promot-
                    ing their general well-being, safety
                    and welfare. Info: Kathleen or
                                                            Friday, February 27
                    Dick 308-5507.                              8:30 AM-9:15 AM       Stretch and Flex (LLCH). Light exercise. Info: Jacobeen -4085 or Lynch -5435.
                        Chronic Fatigue/Fibromyalgia            8:30 AM-9:30 AM       Aerobics (LOWC Friendship Hall). Free. Info: Church -9060.
                    Support. Mondays from 7:30-8:30                  9 AM-11 AM       Open Adult Co-ed Volleyball (CC). Info: Mitch -6917 or Kim -4232.
                    PM, 404 Birchside Circle. Info:             1:30 PM-4:30 PM       Pickle Ball (CC). Adults welcome to play. Info: Bob -1866 or Kathy -2320.
                    Patricia -3021.                             7:30 PM-9:30 PM       Square Dancers (LLCH). Jesse Shackelford caller. $5/non-club member. All welcome.
                         New Mothers Support                                          Info: Dionne -6699 or Darby -7696.
                    Group. First and third Thursday of
                    each month, 10-11:30 AM,                Saturday, February 28
                    Culpeper Regional Hospital, 829-                         9 AM     Walking Group of Fitness Center. Info: Jennifer -8880
February 13, 2009




                    4114.
                         Seeking Counseling? The            Sunday, March 1
                    LOW Church offers a free counsel-
                                                                          6:15 PM     Open Adult Co-ed Volleyball (CC). Info: Angie -0573.
                    ing service, by appointment. Con-
                                                                       7 PM-9 PM      Duplicate Bridge (WC). Info: Bob -8211 or Doris -2130.
                    tact the church office -9060 or a
                    Pastor for more information or re-
                    ferral. We care.
                         Alcoholics Anonymous: Every       LOW Church Offers Support Groups for Chronic Illness Care
                    Monday (Room 505) and Wednes-
                    day (Room 102) at LOW Church,                                                                          by Bob Johnson, LOW Church
                    7-8 PM. Info: LOW Church -9060.            Lake of the Woods Church sponsors support groups for                                      who suffer chronic illness. Examples are depression, cancer,
                         Thinkin’ About Quittin’.          chronic illness/pain, depression, and cancer survivors. The                                   heart disease, diabetes, pulmonary diseases, chronic pain and
                    Free, individualized stop-smoking      group meets every first and third Tuesday from 1 to 3 PM in                                   other illnesses which are acute stressors for individuals, their
                    program. Culpeper Regional Hos-        the Church Library.                                                                           families and friends.
                    pital, 829-4190.                           The mission of the Chronic Illness Support Ministry is to                                    For more information, call the church office at 972-9060,
                         Diabetes Support Group of         coordinate ministry to residents of Lake of the Woods, Freder-                                Bob Johnson at 972-4358 or e-mail bjohn913@comcast.net, or
                    Mary Washington Hospital meets         icksburg, Orange, Spotsylvania, and Culpeper communities                                      Jeanne Steele at 972-0505 or e-mail eagle506@aol.com.
                    the second Tuesday of the month

                                                                                                                                                                                                   CULPEPER
                    from 7-8 PM, LOW Church,
                    Founders Room. Free to anyone in
                    the community.
                                                             O’TOOLE REALTY                                                                     JoAnn
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                    Info: Suzanne Amoruso, RD, CDE,
                    741-2219 or
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                         GriefShare Support Group.           We have unfurnished homes
                    Tuesdays, 7 PM, The LOW Church           available for long or short                                  Let 30+ years of experience
                    Library. A special weekly support
                    group for anyone grieving the
                                                             term rent.                                                          work for you!                                                         FREE
                    death of someone close. Info: Lynn
                    -7714.
                                                             We also have furnished
                                                             homes available for short
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                    of every month. 5:30-6:30 PM,            Our inventory is constantly
                    Upper Lobby, Clubhouse. Info:            changing, so please call for                                                                                                            DELIVERY
                    Peter -7117.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Lake Currents
  January 2009 ECC Approvals and Permits                                                                                                        LOWA January 2009 Transfers
HOUSES: None                                                                                                                           HOUSES
                                                                                                                                       06-159 KEYSER, Robert G. & Corine R., 1210 Confederate Dr., Locust Grove, VA
SHEDS:                                                                                                                                     22508 from Lasalle Bank National Association, 14523 Milikan Way, Beaverton,
Permit # Owner                 Lot/Sec          Address                                     Contractor                                     OR 97005
S-0811 Wenke Jr.               240/09           1213 Lakeview Pkwy                          Capitol Shed                               08-196 FOSTER, Donald W. & Vonda L., 7218 Sipes Lane, Annandale, VA 22003
                                                                                                                                           from Wachovia Bank.
ADDITIONS:
Permit # Owner                 Lot/Sec          Address                                      Contractor                                LOTS
A-2755   Merrell               008/01           517 Mt. Pleasant                             Sunset Builder                            None
A-2756 Cavanagh                152/03           338 Birchside                                Prestige

DOCKS: None

ECC FINAL HOUSE INSPECTIONS: None

          2839 permits/approvals have been issued for new houses                                                                           Reward Yourself Bingo
                           since January 1980.
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                       LOW Rambler News                                                                                                       dining/entertainment, and much more!
                               by Joe Nolan, LOW Ramblers
                                                                                                                                                                            Saturday, March 7
    The Ramblers is a social club at LOW that organizes day trips to various plays                                                                                          Doors Open at 6pm
and other cultural events in the Fredericksburg, D.C., and Richmond areas.
    For those Ramblers holding tickets to Barksdale, just a reminder that the next                                                                                          Bingo Begins at 7pm
show Children of a Lesser God is on February 22. The bus will leave LOW at 12                                                                                               LOW Community Center
noon.
    The show is a Tony Award-winning, beautifully written play that details the ro-
                                                                                                                                                                           Admission:
mance and marriage of a sensitive but spirited deaf woman and the teacher she meets
at the school for the deaf.                                                                                                                                                 $15 in advance
    Any LOW resident interested in attending this show or other Rambler events may                                                                                          $18 at the door




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         February 13, 2009
call Joe at 972-9068 for ticket availability.                                                                                                                              Reserve early by calling
                                                                                                                                                                         Heidi Karns at (540) 972-3850.
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                    SECURITY REPORT
Lake Currents



                                                                                                                                                                         1-23-09    1:00 AM    loud party complaint
                         LOW Security Report for January 2009                                                                                        Confederate Dr
                                                                                                                                                                         1-25-09    3:00 AM    loud party complaint
                                                                                                                                                     Constitution Blvd   1-10-09    9:00 PM    suspicious subjects walking
                    Ashlawn Ct                  1-19-09        2:06 PM          911 hang up                                                                              1-21-09    7:39 PM    harassment complaint
                    Aspen Ct                     1-2-09        9:50 AM          deer or dog skeleton along drive                                                         1-23-09    5:04 PM    loud music complaint
                    Beachside Cv                1-21-09        7:48 PM          report of missing juvenile                                           Cornwallis Ave      1-14-09    4:38 PM    auto accident
                                                1-23-09        9:59 AM          broken water pipe in rear of house,                                                      1-26-09    5:05 PM    suspicious persons outside vacant
                                                                                notified owners                                                                                                house
                                                1-23-09        6:00 PM          planned party, house vacant                                                              1-27-09    8:58 PM    welfare check
                                                1-27-09        5:55 PM          vehicle in ditch                                                     Creekside Dr        1-31-09    4:59 PM    house alarm
                    Birch Ct                    1-10-09       10:24 PM          dog running at large                                                 Cumberland Cir      1-28-09    3:01 PM    vehicle in roadway
                    Birdie Rd                    1-2-09        7:50 PM          dog fight; notified animal control                                   Eagle Ct            1-19-09    3:43 PM    assist OCSD & Spotsylvania County
                                                 1-4-09        8:58 AM          welfare check                                                        Eastover Pkwy       1-19-09    8:44 AM    dog running at large, chasing young
                                                1-25-09        8:00 AM          possible shots fired, blown trans-                                                                             girl
                                                                                former                                                                                   1-28-09    5:40 PM    suspicious person
                                                1-28-09        6:08 PM          ringing doorbell and running                                                             1-29-09    6:12 PM    assist resident locked out of house
                    Birchside Cir               1-22-09        7:56 PM          welfare check                                                        Edgehill Dr         1-16-09    2:35 PM    assist resident with jump start
                                                1-25-09        2:20 PM          juveniles with dogs on ice; advised                                  Edgemont Cir        1-28-09    6:02 PM    vehicle parked on roadway
                                                                                of danger                                                            Edgemont Ln         1-12-09    8:00 PM    possible propane leak
                    Carriage Ct                  1-2-09        1:00 PM          complaint of cat stuck in tree                                                           1-19-09    8:03 PM    vandalism to residence
                                                1-16-09        8:51 PM          complaint of ringing doorbell and                                    Freedom Rd           1-3-09    5:39 PM    young males yelling profanities
                                                                                then running                                                                                                   Freedom/Sweetbriar Park
                                                1-27-09      10:30 AM           kids riding skateboards in roadway                                                       1-13-09     4:50 PM   vandalism to roadway and driveway
                    Castle Hill Ct              1-17-09       8:41 AM           assist resident with jump start                                      Gold Valley Rd       1-2-09     2:01 PM    welfare check
                    Chesterfield Ct             1-28-09       9:40 PM           dog barking                                                          Green St            1-11-09    7:47 PM    suspicious persons in yard
                                                                                                                                                                         1-22-09    8:10 AM    911 hang up
                                                                                                                                                     Greenspring Rd       1-5-09   10:22 AM    welfare check
                                                                                                                                                     Happy Creek Rd       1-6-09    5:00 PM    dog running at large


                                        VISION CENTER
                                                                                                                                                                         1-29-09    7:15 PM    dog at large
                                                                             OD
                                         ISION ENTER                                                                                                 Harpers Ferry Dr    1-18-09
                                                                                                                                                                         1-27-09
                                                                                                                                                                                    4:47 PM
                                                                                                                                                                                   10:56 AM
                                                                                                                                                                                               kids on ice, notified parents
                                                                                                                                                                                               kids riding at mail station, could
                                                                                                                                                                                               damage RSA pipes
                                                                                                                                                     Harrison Cir         1-9-09   10:20 AM    loud music complaint
February 13, 2009




                                                                                                                                                                         1-15-09   10:35 PM    red emergency light

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                                                                                                                                                                         1-26-09
                                                                                                                                                                                    5:19 PM
                                                                                                                                                                                    7:01 PM
                                                                                                                                                                                               noise complaint
                                                                                                                                                                                               assist resident from a fall
                                                                                                                                                                         1-30-09    9:50 PM    assist with missing person
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                                   Children
                               For Children & Adults                                                                                                 Hollyhock Ct         1-9-09   1:10 AM     rescue squad & OCSD requested for
                                                                                                                                                                                               intoxicated individual
                                                                                                                                                     Jefferson Ave       1-26-09   12:48 PM    dog running at large and barking,
                        32345 Constitution Hwy. (Rt. 20), Locust Grove by Exxon Gas Station
                                           Hwy.                  Grove                                                                                                                         summons issued
                                                                                                                                                     Lakeview Pkwy        1-2-09    8:03 AM    assist motorist with jump start
                                                                                                                                                                          1-2-09    6:10 PM    male walking in middle of road
                                                                                                                                                                          1-2-09    9:46 PM    welfare check
                                                                                                                                                                          1-6-09    6:55 PM    vehicle in ditch
                                                                                                                                                                          1-8-09    8:01 PM    illegal parking
                                                                                                                                                                         1-10-09    7:19 AM    report of shots fired, transformer
                                                                                                                                                                                               blown
                                                                                                                                                                         1-12-09    3:50 AM    smoke coming from house,
                                                                                                                                                                         1-17-09    6:30 AM    power outage, 2600 block
                                                                                                                                                                         1-19-09    4:44 PM    welfare check
                                                                                                                                                                         1-19-09    5:19 PM    kids skating on lake
                                                                                                                                                                         1-20-09    6:36 PM    check residence
                                                                                                                                                                         1-22-09    3:37 PM    vacant house has water leak, advised
                                                                                                                                                                                               RSA to cut off water
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                                                                                                                                                                         1-25-09    4:35 PM    advise homeowner to call alarm co.
                                                                                                                                                                         1-26-09   10:35 PM    assist with disabled vehicle,
                                                                                                                                                                         1-27-09    1:38 PM    kids riding 4-wheelers
                                                                                                                                                                         1-27-09    6:04 PM    vehicle in middle of roadway
                                                                                                                                                                         1-27-09    6:12 PM    vehicle in ditch
                                                                                                                                                                         1-29-09   12:08 PM    911 hang up
                                                                                                                                                                         1-30-09    3:17 PM    assist motorist with jump start
                                                                                                                                                                         1-31-09   11:06 AM    vandalism, 500 block
                                                        We Sell More                                                                                 Larkspur Ln         1-12-09    5:22 PM    dog barking
                                                        Because We Do More                                                                           Liberty Blvd         1-5-09    6:50 AM    male subject in middle of roadway
                                                                                                                                                                          1-5-09    6:52 PM    Christmas sign taken from yard
                                                                                                                                                                          1-9-09    9:35 PM    assist resident
                                                                                                                                                     Madison Cir          1-5-09    5:40 PM    check alarm for OCSD, all secure
                                                                                                                                                                         1-19-09    5:25 PM    people ice skating in cove
                                                                                                                                                     Monroe St           1-21-09    7:08 PM    assist resident locked out of house
                      114 Hillside Dr     206 Wakefield Dr   221 Yorktown Blvd    232 Madison Cir          123 Jefferson Cir                         Monticello Cir       1-7-09    3:28 PM    check for suspicious vehicle in area
                     Across from Main       Across from      Spacious & Private,    Waterfront,              Immaculate,
                      Lake, Reduced          Main Lake            Reduced        Completely Renovated,       Split BR Plan                                                1-9-09   10:34 PM    vehicles blocking roadway
                                                                                     Reduced                                                                              1-9-09   11:35 PM    loud noise complaint at party
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                                                                                                                                                     Mount Pleasant Dr    1-7-09    4:09 PM    three vehicles parked at mail station
                                                    Lake of the Woods Office                                                                                             1-10-09    1:46 AM    vehicle in ditch, intoxicated
                                                      Direct 540-972-5219                                                                                                                      occupants
                                       Cell 540-538-6501 (Bernie) or 540-538-6605 (Kathy)                                                                                1-20-09   10:20 AM    check on vehicles for ECC
16                    Bernie Merritt                                                                     Kathy Bianco Merritt
                                                                                                                                                                                                              See Security, p 17
                                                                                                                                          SECURITY REPORT




                                                                                                                                                                                                Lake Currents
Security from p. 16                                                                                          Small Lake             1-16-09   1:06 PM   complaint of kids walking on ice,
Mount Pleasant Dr     1-21-09      3:14 PM    vehicle parked at mail station,                                                                           small lake (3 calls, parents not
                                              summons issued                                                                                            home)
Parliament St          1-2-09      8:23 PM    assist rescue squad w/combative                                                       1-17-09 12:53 PM    kids walking on ice, gone on arrival
                                              subject                                                                               1-27-09 2:00 PM     kids/adults sledding on dam
                       1-8-09      3:07 PM    soliciting                                                     Hollyfield Park        1-16-09 2:11 PM     kids throwing sticks on tennis courts
                      1-13-09      4:50 PM    vandalism to roadway                                           Large Marina           1-16-09 5:50 PM     possible water leak, notified
                      1-22-09      5:47 AM    subject in woods with flashlight                                                                           maintenance
Patrick Henry Ct       1-1-09      2:42 AM    dog barking                                                    Sweetbriar Park        1-20-09   1:04 PM   mail found, turned over to assn
                       1-8-09      3:47 PM    deliver message                                                                       1-21-09   3:44 PM   several complaints of skateboarders
Ramsey Rd             1-20-09      3:00 PM    soliciting                                                     Campground             1-20-09   9:20 PM   vehicle parked at Nine Pt. Nine
Republic Ave          1-19-09      2:39 PM    dog running at large                                                                                       no lights on
                      1-26-09      8:32 PM    sound of gunshots or fireworks &                                                      1-21-09 9:21 AM     found bus with doors opened
                                              people running, no one in area
Saylers Creek           1-1-09      7:18 PM   dogs barking & howling
                        1-2-09    11:48 AM    complaint of soliciting
                        1-8-09      1:19 PM   dog barking complaint
                        1-9-09      6:36 PM   dogs barking complaint
                       1-10-09      1:37 PM   dog barking complaint
                       1-11-09     11:10 PM   dog barking complaint
                       1-16-09     10:28 PM   dog barking complaint
                       1-17-09      1:52 AM   dog barking complaint
                       1-17-09      3:37 AM   someone possibly in yard
                       1-17-09      4:31 PM   bicycle picked up, left in woods
                       1-18-09      5:57 AM   possible intruder
                       1-21-09      9:16 PM   alarm going off for several hours
                       1-22-09      2:47 AM   alarm going off, malfunction
                       1-25-09
                       1-28-09
                                    8:27 PM
                                   11:48 PM
                                              alarm going off again
                                              noises heard outside residence
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                       1-30-09      2:06 AM   house alarm
Stratford Cir          1-28-09      1:46 PM   dog defecating in neighbor’s yard
Surrey Ln              1-3-09     5:20 AM     suspicious vehicle
Tallpines Ave         1-23-09     6:32 PM      possible shots fired; believed to be                             GETTY & ASSOCIATES, P.C.




                                                                                                                                                                                                February 13, 2009
                                              fireworks
Wakefield Dr           1-12-09    12:40 PM    barking dog
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Westover Pkwy           1-2-09    12:31 PM    assist convalescent on return home
                        1-4-09     4:20 PM    2 dogs found
                        1-6-09     9:13 PM    suspicious vehicle at playground                                  A Full Service Law Firm Concentrating In
                      1-29-09     2:50 AM     assist OCSD
Yorktown Blvd           1-4-09     3:30 PM    subject in middle of roadway
                       1-15-09     4:05 PM    dog tethered, Yorktown/Freedom
                       1-17-09     9:04 AM    dog tethered, Yorktown/Freedom;                                          Real Estate Settlement                        Call for
                                              summons issued                                                                                                       Appointment!
                       1-31-09     5:32 PM    illegally parked vehicle                                                 Real Estate Matters & Litigation
Clubhouse               1-8-09     7:35 AM    alarm set off by accident by
                                              Maintenance, all ok                                                                                               (540) 972-7600
                     1-18-09       4:27 PM    fire alarm, water pipe broken                                            Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning
                     1-19-09       1:44 PM    complaint of skateboarders at CH
                     1-28-09       1:10 PM    complaint of kids sledding on dam
                                                                                                                                                                     Conveniently
                                                                                                                       Personal Injury                                Located to
Greenspring Park      1-1-09       7:28 PM     possible firecrackers being set off
Pleasant Grove Beach 1-4-09       5:46 AM     vehicle parked at beach overnight,                                                                                   Lake of the Woods
                                               summons issued                                                          Civil Litigation
Front Gate             1-5-09     12:43 PM     tree service denied admittance. on
                                               barred list, went to Holcomb Bldg                                                                                    Physical Address
                                                                                                                       Corporation Formation & Counsel              4258 Germanna
                                               to dispute ticket
Rear Gate               1-5-09    12:49 PM     disoriented male at back gate;                                                                                       Highway, Suite E
                                               subject picked up by OCSD                                               Divorce & Domestic Relations                 Locust Grove, VA
                       1-24-09     4:07 AM     suspicious individuals at mail station                                                                                    22508
                       1-28-09    10:22 AM     report of gravel being taken from lot,                                  Criminal Representation
                                               driving a black van                                                                                                   Mailing Address
                       1-29-09     1:06 PM     gate broken                                                                and Litigation                             P.O. Box 1040
Community Ctr           1-6-09    10:32 AM     vandalism inside bldg, report taken                                                                                  Locust Grove, VA
                        1-8-09     8:51 AM     window broken inside game room,                                         Bankruptcy                                         22508
                                               pool ball, report/ pictures taken
                        1-9-09     8:19 PM     kids outside throwing objects at door                                                                                   Fax Number
                       1-16-09     3:00 PM     check on kids with skateboards                                          Other Legal Matters
                                                                                                                                                                     (540) 972-0880
Boat Storage            1-7-09     6:45 PM     RV lot left unsecured; secured
Woods Center           1-11-09     4:57 PM     kids playing on 12th green                                                                                             Email Address
Golf Course            1-17-09     9:05 AM     heat problem, called maintenance
                       1-27-09    10:26 AM     kids sledding on hole # 8 and #9
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                       1-28-09     1:15 PM     kids sledding on #9
                       1-28-09     3:32 PM     kids sledding on #11                                               FREDERICK J. GETTY, ESQ.
Spotswood Park         1-12-09     9:56 PM     juveniles at pavilion; advised to
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Edgemont Beach         1-13-09     9:31 PM     loud music complaint
                                                                                                                     BRIAN A. CHOISSER, ESQ.                        for L.O.W.
Fitness Ctr             1-16-09    9:40 AM     three kids in exercise room                                          BRADFORD E. GOODWIN, ESQ.                      Fire & Rescue
                        1-17-09    3:32 PM    complaint of no water, pipes frozen
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                                                                                       Ext. Painting, Staining, Drywall repairs,     tion and staging for resale. Carol                                  Licensed contractor and long time LOW
                        LOTS FOR SALE                                                  *Decks, repaired, remodeled, & re-            Greeney 972-6739.                                                   resident. Call Erich at 972-2664.
                                                                                       placed. *Custom carpentry, tile, wallpa-           CERAMIC TILING FOR BATH-                                            HOME IMPROVEMENTS and re-
                        GOT PLANS??? We Have The Lot                                   per. 30 Plus Years Experience.                ROOMS, floors, foyers, countertops.                                 pairs. Deck, dock and screen porch re-
                    For You…Largest, best-priced lot for                               540-972-4036 or 540-847-5052.                 Call 898-7773 for a free estimate. Ask                              pairs. Lattice work, doors, trim and
                    sale in Lake Of The Woods. Recent price                                A. B. & G. HOME IMPROVE-                  for Bob Yak. References available upon                              more. LOW home owner with 20 years
                    improvement has been made. Bring your                              MENTS - Licensed and insured. Addi-           request.                                                            experience. Kenny Skeen, 972-4326.
                    hammock and building plans and build                               tions, roofing, docks, decks, and interior         CLEANING BY MARIA. Reference                                        HOME REPAIR/HANDYMAN:
                    your dream home on this one acre lot                               and exterior painting. No job too small.      available upon request. 972-5624 or cell                            Drywall Repair, Painting, Tile, Hard-
                    nestled away in the center of a quiet cul-                         Free estimate. 27 years experience. Call      540-226-3226.                                                       wood, Laminate flooring, Trim Work,
                    de-sac. Start building now and be in your                          540-672-3637.                                      CUSTOM HOUSE Painting. Inside                                  Pressure Washing, Gutter Cleaning. No
                    new home in time for summer! 111                                       A+ CLEANING SERVICE with ex-              and out. Bob Yak & Sons, 540-898-7773.                              Job Too Small, Call for Free Estimate:
                    Queenwood Court. $89,000.00. Terry                                 cellent references. Call 972-1895, Linda      Free estimates.                                                     (540) 424-8592.
                    Douglas, Weichert Realtors, 703-629-                               Donahue.                                           DAVE THE MOVER LLC. 20 years                                        HOUSE CLEANING - Detail ori-
                    7963.                                                                  ACKERMANS PAINTING & Pow-                 experience. Local and distant. 540-229-                             ented. Flexible to your schedule and
                                                                                                                                                                                                         needs. LOW resident - references avail-
                            RENTALS                                                    erwashing. 20 plus years experience.
                                                                                       540-760-2930.
                                                                                                                                     9999.
                                                                                                                                          DOCKS, BULKHEADS and                                           able. Call Lynn, 972-9749.
                                                                                           Are you thinking of renting out your      Beaches. We build year round and do not                                  INFINITE DESIGNS CONSTRUC-
                        3 BR / 2 BA, garage, New carpet,                               home? Buying, selling or renting - I am       use heavy equipment (backhoe, etc.) to                              TION. Jack of all trades - Handyman
                    paint, porch. Rent with option. $1295.                             your full-time realtor that is on your        remove or build your new bulkheads and                              services. Any and all jobs welcome. Li-
                    703-356-9371.                                                      side! Let me take the headache out of         docks. Thousands of feet of bulkhead                                censed and insured. 540-659-0749.
                        HOUSE FOR RENT - 3BD, 2Bath                                    this process. Call me, Kimberly               built each year! Call D&B Services 972-                                  IT'S TIME TO Fix-Up: Exterior -
                    close to main gate available now. $1,100                           Hoy/Keller Williams Realty at 540-623-        7361. 13 years of service to LOW.                                   New construction, additions, garages,
                    with $1,000 Security Deposit. 703-678-                             3361 For outstanding service!                      DOG WALKER/PET SITTER - Ref-                                   siding, cultured stone, decks, docks &
                    5133.                                                                  ARMITAGE PAINTING – Interior &            erences available. LOW resident. Call                               lifts, water & sewer lines, windows, &
                        OFFICE SPACE - Tired of the home                               exterior painting, power washing, deck        Lynn 972-9749.                                                      home inspections. Interior - Kitchens,
                    office thing. Phone ringing all hours of                           staining and carpentry. 540-672-2252.              DONAHUE HOME Improvements -                                    bathrooms, flooring, basements, drywall,
                    the night. We have several size offices                                AUTOMOTIVE REPAIRS - Tune-                Additions, Docks, Bulkheads, Decks.                                 & interior painting. Snow removal, leaf
                    available for Rent. Call (540) 840-3659                            ups, oil change, front and rear suspen-       Small & large jobs. Over 25 years expe-                             removal & rental of trailer services avail-
                    for more info.                                                     sion, mufflers, brakes @ 45% less than        rience. 972-1895.                                                   able. Class A license in residential &
                        WAREHOUSE SPACE - Have a                                       shop prices, your place or my shop. 540-           ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR - 24                                     commercial. 26 years experience. Prism-
                    Hobby you want to turn into a business                             845-1047                                      year LOW resident, 38 years experience.                             craft Inc. 540-972-3234.
                    and need work space? Or Extra Storage.                                 BABYSITTER - Love and Care will           Ceiling fan lighting, TV and phone out-                                  LEAF REMOVAL, lawn care, cut
                    (540) 840-3659.                                                    be provided to your little ones at a rea-     lets, remodeling, additions, and trou-                              grass, mulching, light hauling, haul trash,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         gutter cleaning, & tree removal. Ronnie
                           SERVICES                                                    sonable price. Available Monday to Fri-       bleshooting. Call Les Bueng, L & M
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                                                                                       day, some nights and weekends. Please         Electric, 972-1904.                                                 Crack, 540-522-2334.
                                                                                       call Claudia 540-972-8245.                         GAS LOG, Gas Furnace, Heat Pump                                     LINDA'S PET and Cleaning Service
                       A JOYFUL NOISE Private Music                                        BLACKWELL PAINTING - Inte-                Service, Repair, Replacement. Afford-                               - 972-1895.
                    Lessons - 540-717-3728.                                            rior/exterior painting, staining, refinish-   able rates, BBB member. Licensed and                                     LOG SPLITTER for rent. 540-220-
                       A STEP UP - Serving Quality to                                  ing, restoration. Phone: 540-661-1298;        insured. Coleman Heating & Air, 540-                                2764.
                    LOW since 1986. Power Washing, Int-                                Cell: 540-308-3855. Insured and LOW           891-8316.                                                                MARY KAY COSMETICS. Call
                                                                                       References.                                        HANDYMAN PLUS Home Im-                                         Nora Simpson, 972-0334.
                                                                                           C&J COATING - Painting, power-            provements -Exterior and Interior doors                                  MASSAGE THERAPY - Nationally
                                                                                       washing. Handyman services-repairs of         replaced, new decks or repair of existing                           certified, Becke Blood, CMT. Get relief
                                                                                       all kind. Free estimates. Free touch-ups      deck, quality sheds (after ECC approval),                           from neck and back pain, Fibromyalgia
                                                                                       for one year. Dependable service with         lattice work, handicap ramps, retaining                             & more. By appointment 972-0416. Also
                      Lawrence D. Huntsman                                             excellent references. Call 540-840-1361.      walls, replacement of lights, ceiling fans,                         at Rain Spa & Salon 972-8810.
                                                                                           CASA BELLA INTERIOR DE-                   faucets, toilets, garbage disposals, dish-                               MATT & MIKES IMPROVE-
                              Attorney at Law                                                                                                                                                            MENTS (10 year L.O.W. resident &
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                        Over 30 years of Private                                                                                                                                                         homeowner). Kitchen & Bath remodels.
                         Practice Experience                                                                                                                                                             Tile, hardwood, laminate flooring. Back-
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ishes. Services also include interior                ing, and drainage solutions. We can de-
painting & drywall repairs. Exterior                 sign and build rock and retaining walls,                                                                                                        FOR SALE
painting. House, deck, dock powerwash-               planter boxes. Call Mike Ross of Ross
ing and refinishing/staining. References             Construction at 972-2132 for a free esti-                                       1999 DODGE RAM 3500 Pickup.                                                                                          Brian Webster
provided upon request. Call Matt (h)
540-972-8376; (c) 540-842-3125 or
                                                     mate.
                                                         SPIC AND SPAN - Will clean your
                                                                                                                                Diesel with 4 wheel drive. Loaded, good
                                                                                                                                condition. $8900. Call Fred at 540-220-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hauling
Mike (h) 540-423-1352; (c) 571-259-                  home once or regularly. Can also run er-                                   5905.100% OAK FIREWOOD for sale.
7606.                                                rands. Linda at 540-846-1138.                                              Seasoned-8 months old. $75 per pick up
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mulch Delivery
    MOCLOW SERVICES - painting,                          THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE – for a                                            load; $150 full cord. 854-6511.                                                                                            • For best price order
drywall, carpentry, plumbing, complete               healthier life. Call Joan Hulse 972-0070.                                       2001 YAMAHA WAVERUNNER- 2                                                                                               8 yards or more
remodeling. Licensed & insured. LOW                      TREE WORK - Diagnose any tree                                          passenger, with trailer, runs great—Kelly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           • Double-shredded
resident. 540-229-7046.                              problem. Small jobs. 40 years experi-                                      Blue Book value $3350-$3740 (without
    PET CARE & SITTING - taking care                 ence. 24/7 emergency work. 540-287-                                        trailer). Will sell for $2500 or best offer.                                                                                 hardwood mulch from
of your pets in LOW for 6 years. Refer-              3193.                                                                      Call 202-641-7755.                                                                                                           Coleman Lumber
rals available. Low rates, call Dane                     VINYL SIDING & Room Enclosures                                              CHERRY BEDROOM Set, queen                                                                                             • All bark product
Olson:cell 540-850-0733                              by Bob Yak & Sons, 898-7773.                                               size bed and mattress. Dresser with mir-
    ROSS CONSTRUCTION Company                            WE FIX WET Crawlspaces. We have                                        ror. $700 OBO. Call 703-786-0178.                                                                                         Light Hauling
of Virginia is a local licensed and insured          inspected and repaired hundreds of                                                                                                                                                                   Mowing
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modeling, additions to existing homes,                   WE WILL BUILD a 3 BR, 2 BA, 2                                          Call 540-287-3193.                                                                                                        Office 540-672-0355
sunrooms, decks, docks and boat lifts.               car garage home on your homesite start-                                       PLAYGROUPS in LOW: Infants,
See our ad in the LOW Directory. Call                ing at $169,990. Class A license in resi-                                  toddlers, pre-school. Karen 540-841-
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    SAVE MONEY! Don't Replace!                       3234. Other homes available to see.                                                                                                               WANTED
Resurface that worn out deck or dock.                    WINDOW & DOOR Replacements
Wood or composite decking available.                 by Bob Yak & Sons, 898-7773.                                                   WANTED: DOCK space on big lake
Pressure washing and sealing. See our                    YOUR GIRL FRIDAY- Dog walker,                                          for 2009 season for 20 foot pontoon boat.
ads in LOW Directory. D&B Services,                  pet sitting, house cleaning,                                               Please call 972-4347.
Inc., 972-7361. Licensed and Insured.                gardening/yardwork, Errands: grocery
    SNOW BLOWING Les Bueng, 972-                     shopping, doctor appointment transporta-
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    SNOW REMOVAL, 24-hour service,                   ident. Call Lynn, 972-9749.
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     “BARNEY” was found in Orange Country, unable to even stand, and was brought to
  our Shelter by the person who found him. After a diagnosis of abuse and severe
  malnutrition, he has now begun the slow and costly process of rehabilitation.
     THE cost of restoring Barney’s health, including veterinary care, and getting him
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  ready for adoption is not paid for by taxpayers. His recovery is entirely dependent on                                                                                                            and it is now open. Locally owned, Dominion Floors in Locust
  the soft and willing hearts of the citizens of our community and the love and time of                                                                                                             Grove features the best in all kinds of brand name flooring
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                    206 Wakefield Dr $ 249,900      221 Yorktown Blvd $ 253,000    123 Jefferson Ave $ 267,000
                         Cedar rambler with                   4 Br, 3 Ba               Stone front rambler on
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                    614 Yorktown Blvd $ 269,000      128 Green Street $ 275,500    814 Eastover Pkwy $ 289,900
                          Beautiful kitchen,            You have GOT to see             Simply stunning &
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                                                                                                                                                 735 Lakeview Pkwy                Lot 10 Shore Drive
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                     100 Windy Lane   $ 299,000     1421 Lakeview Pkwy $ 299,999        4022 Lakeview Pkwy
                         Wonderful small lake           Great WATERFRONT                     $ 349,900
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                                                                                                                                              Great Price, Great Home!           Great Living Space!
                                                                                                                                                12304 Osprey Lane                 104 Silver Spring
                                                                                                                                                      $232,856                        $249,000

                       10375 Old Lawyers Rd          125 Hillside Dr $ 535,000           232 Madison Circle
                             $ 539,800                     Think summer...                    $ 599,500
                      4000+ sq ft on 8.6 Acres.            WATERFRONT!             Totally renovated inside & out!


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