at Zona Rosa
Luxury Apartment Homes
April 2009 8811 North Congress Avenue • Kansas City, MO 64153 • (816) 584-9500
Meet Jorge Rodiguez! He has lived at
The Vintage at Zona Rosa since
November 2008. Jorge’s favorite thing
about The Vintage is the residents and
staff. He also likes the fact that it is a
The Vintage at Zona Rosa Staff great location. Jorge says the best
Property Manager Marc places to eat around here are Mimi’s
Leasing Coordinator Janelle Cafe, Smokehouse BBQ and Red Lobster.
Bookkeeper Kendra In Jorge’s free time, he enjoys playing
Leasing Consultant Jenny golf, reading and spending time with
Leasing Consultant Karen friends and family. If you see Jorge in our
Leasing Consultant Danielle community, say HELLO!
Sr. Maint. Tech. Robbie
Maint. Tech. Ray
Meet Alex! Alex has worked at the Vintage
since April of 2008. Most days you can find him
Grounds Zach in vacant apartments getting them ready for
Grounds Alex new move ins. Alex does most of the painting
for our beautiful luxury apartment homes.
Grounds Jordan Alex’s favorite thing about our community is
the location and friendly residents. In his free
time, Alex loves to watch/collect movies, listen
to music, shoot pool, play video games
and sleep! He is the son of our maintenance
supervisor, Ray! Next time you see Alex be sure
to introduce yourself!!
Helpful Spring Tips:
* ALWAYS turn off light switch before
* To avoid build up in showers/tubs,
Office Hours wipe out after each use.
Monday–Friday 9 a.m.–6 p.m. * As warmer weather approaches, set
Saturday 9 a.m.–6 p.m. your thermostat to 75 degrees to save on
Sunday 12–5 p.m. electric bill.
* Smoke Detectors Save Lives—When
the smoke alarm starts beeping, make it
a priority to get the batteries changed.
To Rent the Clubhouse, Just Call (816) 584-9500!!!
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City Royals will Easter is a worldwide tradition involving many
begin to play their 40th customs that people believe to be Christian.
season on April 10. They The name “Easter” is from the Bible. There was a
played their first game on monk that lived 1300 years ago who explained
April 8, 1969, against the in his writings where the name “Easter” came
Minnesota Twins. From from. His name was “Venerable Bede,” and he April Fools’ Day
1969–1972 they played explained why this church holiday celebrating There are many stories for the origin of April
their games at Kansas City the resurrection of Christ was called Easter. The Fools’ Day, but the most plausible one is that
Municipal Stadium. In 1973, ancient Christian monk explained that the title April Fools’ Day was once France’s New Year’s
the Royals moved into their Easter was used in connection with the Day. In 1582, Pope Gregory declared adoption
very own stadium called Anglo-Saxton goddess called Eostre. This was a of his Gregorian calendar to replace the Julian
Royals Stadium. In 1985, the goddess of spring. The symbolism closely calendar and New Year’s Day was changed to
Kansas City Royals had a corresponds to the springtime themes of rebirth, January. People refused to accept the change
victory to claim their first new life, new hope and light. Today we have and continued celebrating April 1 as the new
ever World Championship. Easter bunnies, Easter eggs and spring to year and it earned the name of April Fools’ Day.
They had a lot of great celebrate the Easter holiday!
players over the years from
George Brett to Alex
Gordon. They will all go
down in history as great
players in the MLB. The
Royals games are filled
with fun and excitement
for the whole family. Make
sure to go enjoy a game
this season and support the
Kansas City Royals!!! All Vintage residents now receive a 10% discount at
the Zona Rosa Quiznos! Just take your photo ID that
Happy Birthday to All Our Residents!! shows your address and tell them, “I live at the
Vintage at Zona Rosa.”
Happy Birthday to These Celebrities:
04/02/39 Marvin Gaye
04/03/61 Eddie Murphy
04/05/37 Colin Powell
04/09/87 Jesse McCartney
04/10/84 Mandy Moore
04/12/47 David Letterman
04/19/79 Kate Hudson
04/24/42 Barbara Streisand
04/24/69 Renee Zellweger
04/29/54 Jerry Seinfeld
April Showers Bring May Flowers!!!!
Earth Day is April 22! Here are some great
suggestions that you could do on Earth Day!
Letter From the
*Get your hands dirty by planting flowers!
*Save energy by turning off lights and
With warmer weather
appliances when you leave your home.
on the way and spring in
*Enjoy nature by biking, jogging, walking or
the air, it’s a great time to
sitting in a park reading a good book!
get outside and rid yourself
*Carpool! If you live nearby a coworker,
of that cabin fever feeling.
offer to pick them up and ride together!
Take advantage of our
*If you haven’t done so yet, replace your
many amenities and local
lightbulbs with energy efficient ones!
parks, and while you’re out
TrIvIa!! and about, stop by the
1. How many U.S. states border the Gulf of office and say hi. We love
• 3 medium tomatoes
Mexico? to hear from our residents!
• 1 t. salt
2. Who averaged one patent for every Thanks again for continuing
• 1 t. plus 2 T. olive oil, divided
three weeks of his/her life? to call our community your
• 1 (13.8-ounce) package refrigerated pizza
3. What is the minimum number of home. Have a great spring!
musicians a band must have to be
• 1 garlic clove, pressed
considered a “big band”?
• 1 ounce Parmesan cheese, grated
4.What is the least popular month for U.S.
• 2 T. chopped fresh basil
• 8 ounces mozzarella cheese
5. What’s the largest and densest of the
• Coarsely ground black pepper
four rocky planets?
Answers From March’s Trivia Preheat oven to 425º F. Slice tomatoes in
1. Robert 1/4-inch-thick slices. Place on paper towels.
2. Halibut Sprinkle both sides with salt; let stand 15 minutes.
3. Harvard Brush baking stone with 1 t. oil and unroll pizza
4. A window crust dough on top. In bowl, mix garlic with 1 T.
Get your pots out and
5. Levi Strauss oil. Brush mixture over dough; sprinkle with
start planting!! You can
Parmesan cheese. Cut dough lengthwise into
Upcoming Events in the Area!!! have a great container
thirds, then move strips slightly apart. Bake until
April 2, Thursday, 7:30 p.m. @ Sprint Center, garden right on your patio.
bottoms are light golden brown. In a separate
The Circus starring Brittany Spears If you go down Barry Road
bowl, combine basil with 1 T. oil. Set aside.
April 8, Wednesday, 7 p.m. @ Sprint to the Grass Pad and tell
Blot tops of tomato slices with paper towels.
Center, Nickelback them what you want to
Slice mozzarella into 1/4-inch-thick slices.
April 11, Saturday, 11 a.m. @ Zona Rosa, grow, they will guide you to
On baked crusts, arrange tomato and cheese
The KC Easter Parade the right plants and soil.
slices in overlapping rows. Return to oven; bake
April 19, Sunday, 6:30–9:30 p.m. @ Zona We can’t wait to see all
until cheese melts. Remove from oven, brush with
Rosa, In the Shade of a Vine—A sampling of of the beautiful patios this
basil mixture and sprinkle with pepper.
Missouri’s finest vineyards and cuisine spring!
Source: The Pampered Chef. Find additional
April 26, Sunday, 8 a.m. @ Zona Rosa,
recipes or a consultant in your area at
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