The VINTAGE by wuyunqing


									                                                        The VINTAGE
                                                                                   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
Housekeeping                    Anne
                                         Meet Alex! Alex has worked at the Vintage
Grounds                         Zach
                                         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
                                                                                            changing lightbulbs.
                                                                                               * 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!!!!
                                                                                                             Spring Feaver
     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
                                                    Caprese Pizzas
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
Woofstock, One-mile dog walk/5K run
                                                     April 2009
     Sunday            Monday         Tuesday          Wednesday             Thursday             Friday              Saturday
                                                                         1               2                     3                 4
                                                                                             Rent Is Late
                                                     Rent Is Due                             After Midnight
                                                                                                                   9–11 a.m.
                                                     April Fools’ Day                        Valet Trash
                                                                                             6–9 a.m.

              5                   6              7                       8               9                    10                 11

                   Valet Trash                                                               Valet Trash           Breakfast
                   6–9 a.m.                                                                  6–9 a.m.              9–11 a.m.

              12                 13             14                      15              16                    17                 18

Happy              Valet Trash                                                               Valet Trash           Breakfast
Easter!            6–9 a.m.                                                                  6–9 a.m.              9–11 a.m.

              19                 20             21                      22              23                    24                 25

                   Valet Trash                                                               Valet Trash           Breakfast
                   6–9 a.m.                                                                  6–9 a.m.              9–11 a.m.

              26                 27             28                      29              30

                   Valet Trash
                   6–9 a.m.

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