The News of Windsor Gardens
Volume 7, Issue 5 Windsor Gardens, Denver's Premier Active Adult Community May 2009
In This Issue
Town Meeting with Rep. Court and The
Senator Foster ....................... Page 3
Letters .................................... Page 3 President's
Transparency at WG ............. Page 4 Pen
Window Replacement ........... Page 5
Amendments to Declaration . Page 6 By Nathan Clifford,
Fight Fraud Shred Instead ..... Page 8
2009 Board President
Flower Planting ..................... Page 8
Swine Flu .............................. Page 9
Exercise Equipment Alert ...... Page 9 The response which I
Dispute Resolution Policy ..... Page 10 received from my last two
Occupancy Sensors ............... Page 10 columns was astounding.
Laundry Machine Refund ..... Page 11 Some people liked what I had
Golf ....................................... Page 12 to say while others disagreed,
Art Show ............................... Page 13 sometimes with shocking
Tree Walk .............................. Page 13 bellicosity. As a physician, I
Entertainment ........................ Page 14
Photo by Patricia Frawley have always tried to get my
Classifieds ............................. Page 24
patients to stop smoking. I
Service Directory ................... Page 25
have also encouraged them
to control their blood
Fire Away: Fire Safety & Security Seminar pressure, lose weight, lower
The Denver Fire Department will include the proper use of Everyone is encouraged to their cholesterol, watch their
and Windsor Gardens Security fire extinguishers, building come. Light refreshments will blood sugar and do other
Department will present “Fire evacuation and a question and be served. Please let the difficult things.
Away,” a fire safety and security answer session. All members Activities Office know if you In these columns, I gave facts
seminar, on Wednesday, May of the Windsor Gardens plan to attend. on smoking. At the end of the
20, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the security team will be there for first column, I predicted that
Auditorium. The presentation you to meet. smoking would eventually be
10 Guidelines for Fire Safety everywhere. At the end of the
second column, which dealt
1. I will immediately get out of my 6. I will never leave burning with fire hazards associated
unit and call 911 in the case of a candles unattended. with smoking and drinking, I
fire. urged good will and
7. I will replace any worn or frayed compassion in dealing with
2. I will have an emergency exit plan electrical cords. differences of opinion.
with alternate ways of escaping With the above reminders I
8. I will keep space heaters a safe will leave smoking and turn to
every room. less divisive subjects.
distance from anything that may
3. I will have a working fire burn and will never leave them on Eugene Fields was one of
Denver ’s earliest
extinguisher in or near my kitchen. when I leave home or go to sleep. newspapermen. He was here
in the 1880s and wrote a
4. I will never leave cooking food on 9. I will change the batteries in my gossip column which featured
the stove unattended. smoke alarms at least once a year practically all of Denver’s
prominent citizens. Like
and test them monthly.
5. I will never smoke in bed or many newspapermen in
anywhere where I might fall 10. I will be certain I have personal those days, he liked to imbibe
with his fellow pundits. In
asleep. property insurance.
WINDSOR GARDENS INFORMATION HOTLINE 720-862-1564 continued on page 2
President's Pen continued from page 1 Association Windsor Life:
Board of The News of
about 1890 he moved to Chicago Margaret (Molly) Brown, who Directors &
to work at another newspaper. was an admirer of his poems, Windsor Gardens
He died there after a few years, eventually had the little house
perhaps from booze, but more moved to the eastern side of
2009 Board Members
likely due to infectious disease. Washington Park not far from Tami Blake
the lake. A small fountain was
President: Dr. Nathan Clifford
Fields is best remembered for his Managing Editor:
placed close to the house and Vice Pres.: Clint Etter
poems about children which are
contains statues of Wynken,
some of best that I have read. Treasurer: Mary Benton
My mother used to read them to Blynken, and Nod, the subjects Secretary: Carol Brooks Advertising:
me and my younger brothers. of one of Fields’ best-known 303-364-7485
poems. The last stanza of this Asst. Treasurer: Barbara Thomas
One of them, “The Duel,” Printer:
describes a battle between a poem goes: Asst. Secretary: Frances Worrell
Gingham Dog and a Calico Cat Wynken and Blynken are two Director-at-Large: Charles Gatto Barnum Printing & Publishing Co.
who, at the end of the poem, “ate little eyes, Administration
each other up.” Another, sadder And Nod is a little head,
Windsor Gardens Association
poem was entitled “Little Boy And the wooden shoe that 303-364-7485 Board of Directors
Blue” and was about a toddler in sailed the skies Office Hours
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 595 South Clinton Street
his family who died. The poem is a wee one’s trundle-bed.
tells of how his toys stand and So shut your eyes while Nancy Barké, Denver, CO 80247
wait for him to play with them mother sings General Manager 303-364-7485
again. The last stanza goes like Of wonderful sights that be, www.windsorgardensdenver.org
this: And you shall see the beautiful
Business Manager Windsor Life is published by the Windsor
Aye, faithful to Little Boy Blue things
As you rock in the misty sea, Charlotte Venhuisen, Gardens Association Board of Directors for the
Where the old shoe rocked the Community Administrator benefit of Windsor Gardens residents and is
Each in the same old place—
Awaiting the touch of a little fishermen three: dedicated to: fostering communication and
Wynken, Patricia Frawley, Community collaboration among the residents, board of
The smile of a little face; Blynken directors and staff; promoting Windsor Gardens
And they wonder, as waiting And Nod. Jane Dickinson, Receptionist numerous and diverse activities; and informing
the long years through Many of you doubtless had residents of community resources and issues.
Betty Russo, Receptionist
In the dust of that little chair, these poems read to you and The Windsor Gardens Association, its board of
What has become of our Little can probably remember some Building Representative directors and employees and the Windsor Life
Boy Blue, of the verses. The original 1904 Association staff are not responsible or liable for any of
Since he kissed them and put edition with illustrations by Connie Slaven, President the services or products advertised in the
them there. Maxfield Parrish is still available Windsor Life publication, nor do we endorse
from Amazon and other Security
Field lived in a very small house any advertisement, product or service. The
across from the Denver Mint. Association recommends that you thoroughly
Michael Piccin, Chief of research any product or service and check
Security references prior to hiring any individual or
Welcome to Our New Neighbors Activities company.
Have you introduced yourself to your new neighbors? Cynthia Courtney, Director
See who is new in your building. Renee Jennings,
Bldg. Name From Administrative Assistant Windsor Gardens
5 Thomas Wise Las Vegas, NV Golf Shop & Course Association ...
12 Janice Taylor Denver protecting,
Jerry Dunlop, Golf Pro
14 Barbara & John Hill Denver
Facilities Maintenance preserving and
32 Kathy Kruse Aurora
Bill Walsh, Manager enhancing the
44 William McIntyre Denver
47 Michael & Nancy Toohey Aurora Painting property as an
54 Oscar Carlson Denver John Pacheco, Supervisor active, independent
82 Roberta & Ronald Crockett Denver Grounds Maintenance adult community.
Dana Cusack, Supervisor
Windsor Gardens Mission
HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY Statement
Community Town Hall Meeting with State Representative Lois Court
Meetings & State Senator Joyce Foster
State Rep. Lois Court & State Representative Lois from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Everyone is welcome:
State Senator Joyce Foster Court and State Senator Joyce CenterPoint to review the state Republicans, Democrats and
CenterPoint Foster will be at Windsor legislative session. unaffiliated. There will be time
Gardens on Tuesday, May 12, for questions and comments.
May 12 2:30 p.m.
Fire Safety & Security Letters
Letter Submission Policy
May 20 1 p.m. Letters submitted to Windsor Life are subject to editing for length, submitted letters must include the
are published at the discretion of grammar and available space. writer's name, address, phone
Building Rep. Assoc. the Windsor Gardens Association Letters containing obvious factual number and signature for
Board of Directors and the editors inaccuracies, unattributed facts verification purposes. The writer's
of Windsor Life. Letters are limited and quotes, or libelous name will be included with those
May 27 7 p.m. to 500 words in most cases and statements will not be printed. All letters that are published.
Board of Directors E-mail to: Mail to: Fax to:
Dance Studio firstname.lastname@example.org Windsor Life 303-364-3341
May 29* 9 a.m.* 595 S. Clinton St. Attn: Windsor Life
*Meeting date and time subject to Denver, CO 80247
change. Please confirm with the
Association office. Proposed in this nation. Instead, let the owing far more than the
Amendments to one, or the few, mold a property is actually worth.
Board Committees Declaration community into its own These things did happen, WG
Committee meetings are held intolerant image. was not immune, and the result
throughout the month on an as needed I moved to WG only a month
is that the Association has had
basis. If you have an interest in ago, and already I have cause Then came the April edition,
to eat some losses. A sad
attending any of the committee to regret my decision. Before with more proposals to change
meetings, please call the Association situation, but not an ongoing
buying a unit here, I read the character of WG by making
office or e-mail after the first of each threat. The underlying causes
through the governing it in essence a “buy in”
month to find out if and when a are being remedied, which
documents several times and community. The idea of
committee is meeting. means that going forward, new
was most impressed with the collecting 6 months worth of
Councilwoman buyers at WG are far less likely
wisdom reflected therein. The HOA fees in advance and
to default on their loans and
Marcia Johnson “founding fathers” had done the holding that amount in
their HOA fees, which means
CenterPoint nearly impossible. They had perpetuity is not only
that this reactive legislation not
June 9 1 p.m. produced a body of rules that outrageous but also foolish.
only is unfair to sellers and
exhibited the maximum respect Undoubtedly it would hinder
buyers alike but also
for individual freedom, sales of existing units by adding
Association tempered solely by the good what is essentially a non-
Offices sense and courtesy necessary refundable fee of some And then there is the proposed
Closed on these in a close-quarters community. thousands of dollars to the change to the age restriction.
settlement costs. That in turn According to the write-up, both
Holidays Yet the moving van had
would hinder the ability of those the Board and their legal
scarcely driven away before I
who need to sell their units to advisors find the current
Memorial Day read the proposals in the March
do so, which would lead to restriction, coupled with the
Monday, May 25 edition of Windsor Life. So
more defaults and thus programs at WG, to effect
much for courtesy and good
Independence Day exacerbate the problem which compliance with HUD
sense. Instead, there seems to
this ill-advised amendment is regulations. Nonetheless, they
Friday, July 3 be a campaign to transform
meant to address. propose making a change: a
WG into a cult community
Labor Day change which would further
where all must follow strict Moreover, the practices which
Monday, September 7 restrict the market for existing
behavioral modes imposed by led to this situation have been
WG units. If age 50 here meets
Thanksgiving the cult leader(s). Never mind exposed and are now being
requirements, as was shown by
that smoking is a legal activity, corrected. Lenders no longer
Thursday, November 26 WG’s survival of a recent HUD
that its effects on non-smokers throw bundles of mortgage
Friday, November 27 audit, why implement a change
are easily mitigated, and that money at unqualified buyers.
that would adversely affect
Christmas the protection against Appraisers no longer collude
unwarranted intrusions into our with mortgage lenders to inflate
Thursday, December 24
homes is a cornerstone of life values so that buyers wind up LETTERS
Friday, December 25 continued on page 23
Transparency at Windsor Gardens
By Nancy Barké, General no more than three computer that will be committees. The only
Manager minutes. Board meetings accessible in one of the committee that is required to
also allow for public public areas, such as the meet monthly is the Audit
The issue of Association and commentary. Residents Community Center library. Committee. Other committees
Board of Directors wishing to speak at the meet on an “as needed” basis
transparency can mean 5. Residents may come to the
Board meeting will be and this is determined by the
different things to different Association office during
requested to sign in before committee chair.
people. For a community regular business hours and
the meeting begins and the
association transparency may ask to see the minutes for Guidelines for Private
time limit is the same as
be defined as the Board of Board and committee Executive Sessions
noted above. This allows
Directors operating within the meetings. However, the
the Board and its The only time the Board of
purview of any federal, state, or minutes for the month are
committees to conduct Directors or a committee is
local statutes, operating in an not filed until the minutes
business in a reasonable allowed to meet privately to
ethical manner and conducting have been approved by the
amount of time. We need to conduct business is when an
the Association’s business with Board at their formal
remember that Board executive session is called and
integrity. If you ask people living monthly meeting.
members, committee this would normally be done by
in the community what members and Building 6. Another great source of the Board President. There are
transparency means to them, Representatives are information is the bi- very specific guidelines for these
most would probably respond volunteers and their time monthly Building sessions and they are covered
by saying that they want to must be respected. There Representative Association in Colorado’s Open Meetings
know what’s going on in their are legends in the meeting. These meetings Law as follows:
community: they want to know community association are held every other month
who is making the decisions industry about Board The members of the executive
starting in January and are
and how the decisions are meetings that went on for board or any committee
almost always on the last
made. There are a number of hours at a time. thereof may hold an executive
Wednesday of the month at
ways to achieve this in Windsor Communities that have closed door session and may
7 p.m. in CenterPoint.
Gardens. these kinds of meetings restrict attendance to executive
Meeting dates and times
can’t find people to run for board members and such
Open Meetings are posted on page three of
the Board or serve on a other persons requested by the
Windsor Life under
1. Any business meetings that committee. executive board during a
are held by the Association regular or specially announced
Time permitting there is
where motions may be 4. Minutes for all Board and meeting or a part thereof. The
usually a question and
made and carried are open committee meetings are matters to be discussed at
answer period at the end of
to the membership. Board posted on the Association such an executive session
the business meeting.
members can “get together” website at shall include only matters of
for a discussion but they www.windsorgardensdenver.org. Board Decisions Often this section:
can’t conduct business for If you do not have a Based on Committee
A. Matters pertaining to
the Association by making computer with an Internet Recommendations
connection, all libraries employees of the association
motions or even making any Residents should be aware that
have public computers. or involving the employment,
decisions. the majority of decisions made
Requests have occasionally promotion, discipline, or
2. Information about come in from residents who by the Board of Directors are dismissal of an officer, agent,
“Community Meetings” is would like to have all made based on or employee of the association.
posted on page 3 of minutes posted on the recommendations by
B. Consultation with legal
Windsor Life. Every effort building bulletin boards. committees. The committees of
counsel concerning disputes
is made to apprise the When the Association Windsor Gardens are as
that are the subject of pending
community about dates and receives requests such as follows:
or imminent court proceedings
times, but sometimes this, we have to evaluate Activities, Audit, Board or matters that are privileged
specific dates or times are the time and expense it Election, Decorating and or confidential between
not available before the would take to facilitate the Design, Employee Relations, attorney and client.
paper goes to print. When request. We feel that having Finance, Golf, Grievance,
that happens, residents can minutes available on the C. Investigative proceedings
Insurance, Long Range
go to the Association website and in the concerning possible or actual
Planning, Public Relations,
website or call the Association office is criminal misconduct.
Rentals, Restaurant, and
Association office for sufficient to satisfy the vast Security. D. Matters subject to
specific information. majority of people who live specific constitutional,
in Windsor Gardens. Future Participation in committees is
3. If residents wish to speak at statutory, or judicially imposed
improvements in the determined by the President of
a committee meeting, they requirement protecting
community may include the the Board and the President
must be on the agenda and
addition of a “community” can assign Board members as TRANSPARENCY
remarks must be limited to
well as residents to those continued on page 24
Window Replacement Deadline Extension
The December 31, 2009, Directors has agreed to give coincide with our April 1 fiscal surcharge. The amount cannot
deadline for replacement of owners a three-month year start date. Owners who do be determined at this time as it
original windows has been extension to March 31, 2010, not replace their windows by will be based on the price of
extended. The Board of in order for the deadline to that time will receive a utility natural gas at that time.
Energy Efficient Windows Rebate: Grande Vista Windows Qualify
Residents who replace Windows installs will qualify for Craftsman Portrait windows Residents can also contact
windows can receive a tax the tax credit. The tax credit installed by Grand Vista do Carlos at Grande Vista at 303-
rebate on the purchase of requires that windows meet two meet the federal tax credit 777-4500 or 303-754-4600, or
energy-efficient windows. specific standards of energy requirements. If you have any e-mail him at
efficiency in order to qualify – questions or concerns, please email@example.com.
There has been some
the “U Value” and the “SGHC contact the Association Office.
confusion regarding whether
Value.” The Amerimax
the windows that Grand Vista
Window Replacement Requirement: Background & Decision-making Process
By Nancy Barké, General pane, double strength, low E2 makes sense to focus on those parameters of all of the
Manager glass. The title company would things that would affect this part Association’s maintenance
collect the improvement fee of the utility budget. In addition, responsibilities. It also says
The window replacement whenever a unit was sold in the benefits extend beyond the (under section b), that the
discussion has gone on for a Windsor Gardens. obvious savings in natural gas Association shall be
long time in Windsor Gardens expenditures. New windows responsible for the
and many boards have At the same time, owners living
with low e coatings provide improvement, maintenance,
struggled with this issue as they in Windsor Gardens were
improved comfort for residents. repair, upkeep and
recognized the need to replace advised that they should
They greatly reduce dust and reconstruction, and
old windows. Over the years, replace their windows if they
noise in the units as well as replacement of the windows
board members have met with were able to do so. The
conditioning bills in the summer and screens of a Unit. In the
window improvement information about window
months. It would be very case of the windows, boards
contractors to discuss products replacement was published in
difficult to estimate the overall past and present have decided
and pricing but ultimately the the newspaper a number of
annual savings for the that the Association’s position
same conclusion was reached. times and it was also discussed
Association and the owner for with regard to windows will be
That is, the cost for the in Building Representative
window replacement, but it is that the Association will
Association to replace all of the Association meetings. In
safe to say that it would maintain/repair the windows
windows in Windsor Gardens November 2003, there was a
average over $100 per unit. but will not replace them.
was cost prohibitive. survey in the newspaper about
community interest in window One of the questions I hear For the “why” part of the
The 2004 Board of Directors replacement. The owners who frequently concerns why and question we can look to the
decided to approach the responded to that survey how the Board is empowered Articles of Incorporation for the
problem in a different way. On received a follow-up letter to make these kinds of Association because this is
May 25, 2004, the Board voted about the window replacement decisions. The answer is found where the purpose of the
in favor of an improvement fee program. By the end of 2004, in the Declaration for the Board’s role within the Windsor
for all new property purchasers a total of 710 owners or over Windsor Gardens Association. Gardens Association
effective with contracts written 26% had changed out their In the Declaration the powers Corporation is further defined
on or after July 1, 2004. The fee windows. In 2005 an additional granted to the Board are as “through its Board of
was based on the cost of new 447 people joined that group covered in a number of Articles, Directors to maintain the
vinyl window replacements for and last year the Board was but specifically Article III, common condominium
the unit purchased and would advised that almost 65% of the Section 3.2 through 3.5 lists the properties with the objective of
apply to units that still had the owners in the community had authority, purpose, and powers maintaining all common
original aluminum windows. replaced their windows. granted to the Association properties as a prime
The Association obtained Board. Article 4 in the condominium ownership
Energy consultants have
pricing from three bidders and Declaration concerns itself with project of the highest quality
repeatedly advised the
selected Grande Vista as the Units, Common Elements, and and value and to enhance and
Association that the most
recommended installer. The Limited Common Elements protect its value, desirability
effective and efficient way to
windows they would be and that section speaks to this and attractiveness.” Most
reduce utility and maintenance
installing were Amerimax or window issue. Under Section people would agree that
costs is to replace the old,
Traco, with specifications that 4.3, “Association window replacement in
aluminum single pane
the windows would be white Maintenance,” it says that the Windsor Gardens meets those
windows. With 75% of the utility
100% vinyl with all fusion Board of Directors shall objectives. What do you think?
budget spent on natural gas,
welded frames and double determine the specifications,
you can understand why it
scope, extent, nature and
Proposed Amendments to the Declaration
Why These Amendments & Why Now?
By Nancy Barké, General individual interest in the Articles of a whole and the preferences of
Manager common facilities. Homeowner Incorporation, Bylaws, individual residents. The difficult
associations are also called Policies and Procedures job of determining which
The Board has received a lot “common interest interests are most important
of input concerning the four Other association governing
communities,” which is perhaps falls to the board of directors,
proposed Declaration documents include the Articles
a more appropriate name for because they represent the
amendments that are planned of Incorporation, which brings
what the homeowner owners in the community. The
for a community vote later this the corporation (the Windsor
association aspires to be. There Board has the authority to
year. We are going to cover Gardens Association) into
are more than 51 million present amendments to the
these amendments in detail in existence and defines its basic
Americans living in over Declaration, but is not
the next several issues of powers and purpose. They also
260,000 homeowner empowered to unilaterally
Windsor Life. We will focus on serve to limit the liability of
associations across the United change the Declaration. Only
one amendment in each issue individual owners for acts of the
States and they are served by the owners in the Windsor
and will request community community association. The
more than one million people Gardens Association can
input on each of the Windsor Gardens Association
who serve on their Boards. change the Declaration, which
amendments, so that we can Bylaws are formally adopted
makes your vote very important.
begin producing a “Frequently The Declaration governing regulations that
Asked Questions” sheet for provide for the administration Role of the Community
The Board is guided by the
owners and residents in the and management of the Members
community. In case you missed community. For the most part,
governing documents, and the One of the things we often hear
it in the last issue of Windsor they pertain to the operation of
most important of these is from residents in our
Life, the four amendments the Board of Directors. The last
known as the Declaration or the community is that they are
under consideration are: set of governing documents are
covenants, conditions and surprised that they don’t get to
the “Policies and Procedures”
1. Expanding the common restrictions. The Declaration is vote on important issues in
for the Association. These
elements to include the subordinate to federal, state, Windsor Gardens. The
Dayton Street property and and local statutes. The governmental structure for
provide additional information
the Windsor West property. Declaration spells out the community associations is
and clarification for certain
essential elements of similar to the U.S. government.
2. Changing the age aspects of the Declaration. Why
ownership for the property and The United States is a republic,
restriction in the Declaration would this be necessary, you
was created to maintain meaning we elect
from 50 to 55. (The age may ask? It’s because the
standards within the representatives to act in our
restriction for no children Declaration, like many legal
community, to protect property best interests. We don’t get to
under the age of 17 will not instruments, is written in a
values, to promote harmonious vote on specific tax increases
change.) sometimes ambiguous fashion
living and to encourage or other important decisions,
to allow for the broadest
3. A requirement that new stewardship. It defines the but our elected representatives
possible interpretation. All
owners in Windsor Gardens rights and obligations of both do. Most people understand
be required to pay six the Association and the owners this concept and don’t question
documents are available on the
months of assessments at and serves to create a binding it. But surprisingly few
closing. relationship for both parties. homeowners are as
knowledgeable about the
4. A ban on smoking within Declarations carry the same
Role of the Board of governing structure of their
individual condominium weight as a contract and they
Directors homeowner association. Often,
units. “run with the land,” which
members expect to vote on all
means they apply to the land, While these governing
The Governing kinds of issues that are the
regardless of who owns it in the documents were put in place to
Documents board’s responsibility. This is
future. The terms are binding protect all homeowners, they do
why board elections in our
Let’s start this series by talking on the real estate itself, as well not eliminate hard feelings,
community are so important
about the homeowner as the original and succeeding dissension or discontent.
and why we provide so much
association and the documents purchasers. When people Issues often arise in community
printed material each October
that govern us. In our purchase property in a living out of misunderstandings,
when we hold that election.
community association covenant controlled community, misinformation or unrealistic
Make it your business to know
homeowners own their they have contractually agreed expectations. Perhaps you feel
who is running for the Board of
individual units and the – explicitly or implicitly – to that the proposed amendments
Directors and what they stand
association owns the common adhere to these codes. fall into one of these categories.
for. Let those people know your
facilities, including the land Declarations can be changed or All associations face difficult
questions and concerns. And by
shared by the owners or amended by the owners in this issues from time to time and
the way, you might think about
members in the association. community when 51% of the none more common than the
running for the Board.
The homeowner holds title to an owners in the association affirm challenge of balancing the best
a proposed amendment. interests of the community as
Proposed Amendments to the Declaration
Focus #1: Proposed Amendment to Expand the Common Elements
The first amendment we will December, 2003, by the because a legal precedent has transferred from the developer
discuss in a monthly focus Association for $75,000. The been established that tax to the owner. Each unit owner
series on the proposed property taxes on this property values on the common therefore pays a proportionate
amendments is the expansion are currently $377 per year. elements pass through to the share of the taxes on the
of the common elements of residential properties. common elements through
Property Tax Exemption
Windsor Gardens to include the valuation and taxation of the
Under the “Colorado Common
Dayton Street property and the The Association’s attorney has unit.
Interest Ownership Act”
Windsor West property. advised the Board of Directors
(CCIOA), it was provided that If the Dayton Street and
to initiate an amendment to the
Dayton Street Property the valuation of the common Windsor West properties are
Declaration that would include
elements in common interest included as common elements
The Dayton Street property is these properties as part of the
communities be assessed in the Windsor Gardens
around five acres and houses common elements of the
proportionately to each unit. Declaration, they will be exempt
the Windsor Gardens Association. By doing this, we
That allocation has been from taxation and separate
maintenance facility as well as will not have to pay property
occurring since the first unit in assessment by law.
RV parking and the Community taxes on these locations
Windsor Gardens was
Gardens. It was Substantial Savings
purchased in 1993 by
The benefit for the
the Windsor Gardens Dayton St.
community to vote
Association for Property
favorably on this
$350,000. The Denver
amendment is financial:
County Assessor ’s
it will save the
current valuation of this
property is $1,070,000.
currently and more in the
appealed this valuation Windsor
and was denied, even West Ask Questions
though the appeal
If you have any
included an appraisal
questions on this
that reported the
valuation at $764,000.
please fill out the form
The property taxes on
below and we will
this property are
include those questions
currently $20,725 per
in “Frequently Asked
Windsor West that we will publish in
The Windsor West
property is EXPAND THE
approximately four acres COMMON
and was purchased in ELEMENTS
continued on page 24
Proposed Amendment to Expand the Common Elements
My questions for the Board of Directors and managers:
Please return to the Association Office.
Spring Clean Up Day Windsor Car Care Grand Re-Opening
Wednesday, May 13 Windsor Car Care Center is having on Saturday, May 9. Prizes will
a grand re-opening celebration May include a free oil change, a Liberty
It's time to get ready for the annual Spring Clean 6 through May 9 with special Savings gift basket, a Windsor
Up Day. Start sorting and organizing the items discounts. An oil change will be Pharmacy gift and more. Call the
in your units, lanais and garages so that you will $29.99 and other services Center at 720-530-2799 for details.
be ready to put disposable items out for pick up discounted $7.77.
Windsor Car Care will beat
by Waste Management on Wednesday, May 13. The four-day celebration will end competitors' repair estimates for
with a barbecue and prize drawings tune-ups, brakes and other repairs.
The Windsor Gardens maintenance crew will be sweeping the
garages in July. The May Spring Clean Up Day is a great time to
prepare your garage for sweeping. Window Washing Schedule
Items that the crew cannot pick up: large appliances or harzardous Building windows will be washed by If you are not able to remove your
materials, including oil, combustible liquids, aerosol products, King Kong Building Services, Inc., screens, you must sign up on the
pesticides, paint, mineral spirits, varnishes, solvent, etc. again this year. sheet provided in your building
The following window cleaning laundry rooms by 8 a.m., no later
Spring Flower Planting schedule is subject to change due than three days before the window
washing, to have someone come
to inclement weather.
and remove the screens.
The grounds department will varieties that will be going in: Date Buildings
begin the annual flower beds Nicotiana Hummingbird Lilly Please do not call the Association
5/27 78, 80, 82, 84, 68
office to schedule screen removal,
planting on May 18. Rose, Petunia Dream (all 5/28 64, 62, 66, 58, 60 as they will not be able to schedule
Crews will be putting in 63 colors), Impatiens, 5/29 65, 63, 61, 57, 55 you. The only way to sign up is to
varieties of flowers and 53,808 Snapdragons, Zinnias (all colors 6/1 56, 52, 54, 53, 50 use the sign-up sheets in the
plants this year. Some of the and different mixes). 6/2 48, 44, 46, 42, 40 building laundry rooms or, in the
6/3 49, 51, 47, 45, 36 case of townhome units only, with
Fight Fraud – Shred Instead Event 6/4 41, 43, 39, 37, 38 the building representive.
Safely Discard Your No Longer Needed 6/5 34, 30, 28, 26, 32 You must be home for screens to
6/8 27, 14, 18, 12, 20
Personal & Financial Documents be taken out. The workers will not
6/9 10, 6, 4, 76, 74, 72, 70 come back if you are not home.
AARP ElderWatch and the Shred-It, an international 6/10 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 17, 19,
Screens will be removed from 9
Colorado Attorney General’s shredding company, will provide 23, 29
a.m. to 3 p.m. one day before
Office are pleased to announce equipment capable of shredding 6/11 1, 2, 15, 13, 8, 21, 25, window washing or on Friday if the
the 5th Annual Fight Fraud - a carton of paper in mere 16, 22, 24, 59 washing is scheduled for Monday.
Shred Instead Day to be held on minutes at no charge. Windsor Screen Removal Screens will be put back the
Saturday, May 30, from 9 a.m. Gardens has donated facilities Please remove your window following day from 12:30 p.m. until
to noon at Windsor for the event and will hold it in screens one day prior to your 4 p.m. only. If you are not home
Gardens.This is an opportunity the office parking area. scheduled day. If your screens have during that time, workers will not put
for older Coloradans and their not been removed, your windows screens back and they will not come
AARP ElderWatch is a program
families to safely discard no will not get washed. back. You will need to make other
of the Colorado Attorney General
longer needed or outdated arrangements.
and the AARP Foundation. For
personal and financial more information call 1-800-222-
documents. 4444, option 2, or visit online at: Food Share America Program Dates
www.aarpelderwatch.org Windsor Gardens residents may website at www.
Models Open House on June 13 place their Food Share America
orders in person with volunteers,
sharecolorado.com and click on
the "Order Online!" link on the left
Windsor Gardens will host a The Association office is by phone, or online. side of the screen.
Models Open House on contacting realtors to inform May Orders The distribution date for May
Saturday, June 13, from 10 a.m. them that they can schedule their Volunteers will be available in the orders will be Friday, May 15, from
to 3 p.m. open houses at the same time. WG Welcome & Design Center on 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Auditorium.
Thursday, April 30, from 3 p.m. to June Orders
Living in Coyote Country 5 p.m. and Friday, May 1, from 10 Volunteers will be available in the
a.m. to noon to help you place WG Welcome & Design Center on
If you encounter a coyote while • Never feed a coyote.
your May order. Thursday, June 4, from 3 p.m. to
enjoying our great outdoors, • Do not turn your back or run
remember: from a coyote. To place your order by phone call 5 p.m. and Friday, June 5, from
• Coyotes are usually wary of • If approached or followed by a Share Colorado at 303-428-0400. 10 a.m. to noon to help you place
humans and will typically avoid coyote, make loud noises, yell The deadline for placing May your June order.
people when possible. and make yourself look big. phone orders is Friday, May 8, at The deadline for placing June
Aggressive behavior towards • If the coyote approaches to an 4 p.m. phone orders is Friday, June 12,
people is not normal and is uncomfortably close distance, The deadline to place May orders at 4 p.m. The deadline to place
often a result of habituation due throw rocks or other objects at online is Monday, May 11, by 7 June orders online is Monday,
to feeding by humans. the coyote. a.m. Go to the Food Share June 15, by 7 a.m.
Swine Flu Precautionary Measures
Source: Centers for Disease associated with this virus may cough or sneeze. Throw the Try to avoid close contact
Control and Prevention be emerging in the U.S. Most tissue in the trash after you with sick people.
The outbreak of disease people will not have immunity use it. • Influenza is thought to
caused by a new influenza virus to this new virus and, as it • Wash your hands often with spread mainly person-to-
of swine origin continues to continues to spread, more soap and water, person through
grow in the United States and cases, more hospitalizations especially after coughing or
internationally. As of April 29, and more deaths are expected you cough or Surgical masks are sneezing of
the Centers for Disease Control in the coming days and weeks. s n e e z e . available during infected people.
and Prevention reported What You Can Do to Alcohol-based business hours at • If you get sick,
several confirmed human Stay Healthy hands cleaners the Association CDC recommends
infections, hospitalizations and There are everyday actions are also Office. After hours, that you stay home
the nation’s first fatality from this people can take to stay effective. call security. from work or
outbreak. healthy. • Avoid touching school and limit
The more recent illnesses and • Cover your nose and mouth your eyes, nose contact with others
the reported death suggest that with a tissue when you or mouth. Germs spread that to keep from infecting them.
a pattern of more severe illness way.
Exercise Equipment Alert
On the morning of April 21 a that the machine was on. As it recovering at home, but the off and clear any program you
resident was working out on one was on the highest setting, when injuries she sustained will take may have set up. This simple,
of the treadmills and received a the resident stepped on the considerable time to heal. two-second act could save
cell phone call. According to machine she was thrown off. If You Leave a Machine, somebody from a serious injury.
witnesses, the individual left the She sustained serious head Turn It Off We have ordered new signs for
treadmill to talk on the cell phone lacerations and bruising. This all electronic exercise equipment
When you have completed your
but neglected to turn the treadmill incident could have resulted in that will advise users to turn the
workout on a piece of equipment,
off. Another resident went over life-threatening injuries. machines off when they are not
or you leave the machine for a
to the treadmill and did not notice Thankfully, the resident is using them. Thank you for your
break, please turn the equipment
Crime Alert: Increase in Theft from
Denver Police District Three evidence. Should you have any
& LONG TERM CARE/MEDICAID PLANNING has been experiencing an questions please contact
increase in theft from motor District Three at 720-913-1300.
MAY 15, 2009 @ 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. vehicle crimes – items taken
Theft from Motor
Windsor Gardens Centerpoint West Community Center from inside vehicles. Contact
Vehicle Prevention Tips
the police should you, or
someone you know fall victim • Lock your vehicle doors.
to this crime. Should anything
• Arm your vehicle alarm.
LANCE E. McKINLEY, ESQ. be left behind in the vehicle by
LINDA MOON, CERTIFIED PARALEGAL the suspect, i.e. blood, food, • Put valuable items in the
SOLEM, MACK & STEINHOFF, P.C. clothing, etc., the police need trunk.
3333 S. Bannock Street, #900 to respond and collect it as • Park in a busy, well lit area.
Englewood, CO 80110
Windsor Gardens Security Report,
ESTATE PLANNING BASICS:
Alarms 8 Police Assist 12
Powers of Attorney Alleged Burglary/Thefts 4 Suspicious Person 17
Attempted Burglaries/Thefts 0 Suspicious Vehicle 7
LONG TERM CARE PLANNING: Burglaries 0 Theft from Vehicle 0
Long Term Care Insurance
Medicaid/Medicare Rules Criminal Mischief/Vandalism 0 Theft of Vehicle 0
Family Disturbance 0 Thefts 1
Harassing Phone Calls 0 Vehicle Accident 1
If you plan to attend, please RSVP to 303-761-4900. If you are unable to attend,
Missing Property 1 Vehicle Barricade 0
but would like some information, please call. We will make every effort to
accommodate you. Noise Complaints 22 Warning Tickets 22
New Dispute Resolution Process
On March 27, the Board of negotiation or mediation between the Board and resolve the dispute in negotiation, the parties will
Directors passed a new dispute Owners and/or residents, but will an amicable fashion, and shall give communicate directly with each
resolution policy. The policy have no responsibility for any costs the Board a reasonable opportunity to other in an effort to reach an
follows. incurred by the parties to the dispute address the Owner’s grievance. agreement that serves the interests
resolution process. For any step in d. If the dispute cannot be of both parties. Should the dispute
In compliance with the Colorado pertain to property issues, each
the dispute resolution process, the resolved, the parties may utilize the
Common Interest Ownership Act, party will be granted the right to
parties are not waiving their right to discretionary mediation procedure set
the Board of Directors desires to inspect the alleged defects or
employ legal counsel at their own forth below, but shall not be required
adopt a uniform and systematic problems at a time convenient to
expense to assist them. to do so.
dispute resolution policy and everyone involved.
procedure. 3. Required Dispute 4. Discretionary Dispute
Resolution Procedure. Resolution Procedures. The b. Mediation. If the dispute is
The Association hereby adopts the not resolved by negotiation, any
following policies and procedures for a. Prior to filing a lawsuit against procedures set forth below may be
the Association, the Board, or any used in disputes between Owners and party may request in writing that the
dispute resolution: issue be submitted to mediation. If
officer, director, or property manager residents. At its discretion, the Board
1. Disputes between the parties agree to mediate the
of the Association, an Owner must of Directors may utilize the procedures
Association and Owners Regarding dispute prior to seeking other
request and attend a hearing with the set forth below to resolve disputes with
Collection and Covenant and Rule remedies, they shall participate in
Board of Directors. Any such request Owners prior to filing litigation.
Enforcement Matters. Disputes good faith in the mediation. The role
shall be in writing and shall be a. Negotiation. A request for
between the Association and Unit of the mediator is to facilitate further
personally delivered to any member dispute resolution by negotiation
Owners regarding assessment negotiation between the parties. The
of the Board of Directors or the may be initiated by an Owner or the
collection matters and covenant and mediator will not have power to
Association’s property manager. Association. Any such request shall
rule enforcement matters are decide how to resolve the dispute
addressed in the Collection Policy b. Upon receiving a request for be in writing stating the nature and but will use recognized, accepted
and the Covenant and Rule a hearing, the Board shall give notice details of the dispute and shall be mediation techniques to assist the
Enforcement Policy. of the date, time and place of the personally delivered to the other parties in making that decision. The
hearing to the person requesting the party. So long as the other party
2. Disputes Between mediator shall be selected by a
hearing. The Board shall schedule agrees to negotiate, a meeting shall
Residents. The Association consensus of the parties involved
this hearing at the next Board meeting be held between the parties to begin
encourages Owners or residents within 15 days of the receipt of the
or such other mutually acceptable a good faith attempt to negotiate a
with disputes among themselves to request. Any cost of mediation will
date. resolution not less than 10 or more
resolve such disputes without court be shared equally among the parties
proceedings. The Association may c. The Owner, in such request than 30 days of receipt of such unless they and the mediator agree
take reasonable steps to facilitate and at the hearing, shall make a good request, unless otherwise extended otherwise.
faith effort to explain the grievance to by written agreement. Through
Occupancy Sensors Conserve Energy in the Community Center
Occupancy sensors are being a defined area. When occupancy is According to the U.S. conference room areas. At this rate
installed on the upper floor of the intermittent or not predictable, which Environmental Protection Agency, of savings, the motion sensors will
Community Center. Occupancy or is the case in the upper floor of the these inexpensive and effective pay for themselves in two to three
motion sensors are devices that turn Community Center, occupancy devices can reduce energy costs years.
lights on or off in response to the sensors help conserve energy while from 40% to 65 % in classroom/
presence (or absence) of people in reducing energy costs.
Maintenance and grounds A leak in the hallway of Building 13 working in Building 39 on the C and Personnel have installed around 220
personnel relocated the gas meters was ultimately traced inside the wall D floors. yards of cedar mulch around the
from the Community Center boiler after the floor The canopy project is moving along buildings, covering around 3.5
room to the Community Center had already been excavated. The with work commencing for buildings acres.
walkway. This move was ordered leak was caused by a drywall nail 10, 18, 26, 28, 30, 34, 44, 48, 50 There are 18 dog pens on the
by Xcel Energy, citing a code in the pipe. and 51. property and they are cleaned out
ordinance by the City of Denver. A leak under the floor in Building 59 We have ordered a new gardening once a week with bag replacements.
The grounds department had to was traced to a 1.25" copper shed for the Windsor West property. Sand is changed out twice a year in
remove an old telephone pole that domestic cold water line that It should be in by the end of the April and November. The new sand
had been enclosed by the building ruptured on the inside of a 90 month. has activated carbon added to it.
of the pool and the maintenance elbow. Painting
personnel moved the meters.
Switches were installed for the new The irrigation system is in the The interiors of Buildings 13, 22, and
Some remodeling will be necessary
shop air handling system in the process of being activated. 38 have been completed.
to close off this area again, but the
plumbing and wood shop areas. Weed spraying will begin this The outside stairwells in Building 34
meters will have to remain
The fan speed was turned down and month. have been completed.
the contractor is also planning to Parking lots 13 and 16 are being
All Fire Department inspections Flower beds will be readied for the
replace the diffusers, which will prepped for painting.
were completed this month. We will May 18 planting.
reduce the noise.
be billed around $13,000 from the The curbing contractor will be here Painters have started soffit repairs
Capital Projects with Building 13.
City. Friday, April 24 to discuss sidewalk
New carpet was installed on all issues for the buildings that have Painters have completed painting
A kitchen sink back-up in Building
floors of Building 47 and the C floor the new canopies. There are the moveable wall in CenterPoint,
15 was cleared by removing a
in Building 34. Installers are numerous grading issues that will the Billiards Room and the Exercise
section of pipe in the hallway and
installing a cleanout. have to be addressed. Room.
Underground Parking Spaces Available for Purchase
Several parking spaces are Underground Parking Garages $4,500 each. Please contact details.
available for purchase in 24, 25 and 26. The spaces are the Association Office for more
Laundry Machines: Updates & Reminders
Refund Requests By Mac-Gray sends all refunds via residue in the clothing, which Gardens laundry rooms, it was
Phone a check, and residents will can cause skin irritation. Also, discussed that if residents found
typically receive the check the washer will sense there is the machines to be too low when
Last month, the corporate office
within 7 to 10 business days. soap left in the clothes and run they removed their clothes, the
of Windsor Gardens laundry extra rinses, which will laundry machines services
machine service provider, Mac- Use HE Laundry
neutralize the water savings of provider could install pedestals
Gray, started receiving letters Detergent these machines. which were approximately 8
from Windsor Gardens The best laundry detergent to inches high. Our services
residents requesting refunds The worst soap for Windsor
use in Windsor Gardens Gardens machines is the provider did this on a handful of
related to machine laundry room is the liquid
powder detergent due to the machines. Shortly thereafter, the
breakdowns. These residents detergent with the HE logo as manufacturer who supplied
were under the impression that difficulty the washers have in
this detergent is especially these to Maytag went out of
a letter request is required – it breaking down the powder –
manufactured for the high- business.
is not. especially if it gets caught in a
efficiency front load washers wrinkle or the bundling of About a year ago Maytag was
If a resident has a problem with that we have. The
clothes. Like traditional liquid sold to Whirlpool and a new
a laundry room washer or dryer manufacturer’s recommended
soap, another problem with Maytag machine is now a
that requires a refund, they amount as specified on the powder is that it can be hard on Whirlpool with a Maytag name
need to call Mac-Gray at 1-800- back of the bottle should be
clothes and cause premature on it. They offer pedestals for
MAC-GRAY. Mac-Gray followed.
wearing to the fabric. these machines, but they do not
recommends that residents call The next best laundry soap to fit the older Maytag models. Our
within two days of the loss as use is the traditional liquid soap
laundry machines service
they need to be able to – but only use a quarter of a When the high efficiency provider has not been able to
associate a refund with a cup. If not, the soap does not Maytag laundry machines were find another vendor who makes
specific equipment issue. break down and can leave a initially installed in Windsor the old pedestal.
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Golf at the Gardens
By Jerry Dunlop, Director of New Cart Rental Fee decided to only raise the cart Event Schedule for May
Golf & Head Golf Pro fee for the 2009 golf season.
The new fee for cart rental is May 6: Windsorettes Opening
Golf Season Has $7 per rider, effective May 1, Clear Our Your Golf Play Day (and every Wed. after
Officially Arrived 2009. This fee is in line with Stalls this date through September)
other courses similar to with 8 a.m. starting time.
We are excited to start the 2009 A second reminder to please
Windsor Gardens in the
season and hope you are as clear your golf stalls of anythingMay 7: Dukes Opening Play
Denver and surrounding areas.
well. We look forward to seeing but your bag and pull cart. The Day (and every Thurs. after this
Many courses in the metro area
you on the links very soon. date through September) with
8 a.m. starting time.
League and tournament
play begins this month.
Blow-out Sale Golf Shop Hours
May 25: Memorial Day
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Keep an eye on the at the Golf Shop Scramble (open to
bulletin boards outside Dukes and
All specially marked clothing is 50% off, all golf bags are 30% off, hats and
the Golf Shop for Windsorettes). Sign-
updated information on caps are 20% off and many more discounts. Stop by when you get a moment. begins May 4 in the Golf
the men’s and women’s Shop (9 a.m. shotgun;
stalls are not big enough for
golf clubs, the Dukes of raised fees across the board. 72 player limit).
anything else to be in there.
Windsor and the Windsorettes, Windsor Gardens, however,
and for weekly sign-ups.
Join a Golf Group
The Dukes of Windsor and clubs also have social Starting time is 9 a.m. The sign- for a 25· donation for their
Windsorettes golf clubs still memberships available. Inquire up sheet is located on the tournament prizes. For more
have room available for new in the Golf Shop. bulletin board in the Golf Shop information call Charlotte at
members this year. The player lobby. This is a great golf group 303-341-4628 or Alice at 303-
The Monday Golf Group
membership fee is $20. Both for beginners. The group asks 360-7812.
begins play on Monday, May 4.
Personal Training in the Exercise Room
Personal trainer Kathy Zimmer to 10:30 a.m.; Monday, May 11, Wednesday, May 20, from Join Kathy on one of these
will be in the Exercise Room on from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.; and noon to 2 p.m. dates to shake up your fitness
Friday, May 8, from 8:30 a.m. program!
Exercise and Shower Rooms Cleaning Schedule
The Exercise Room is closed Exercise Room is closed from safety and the efficiency of The Women’s Shower Room is
on Mondays & Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for those at work. closed Monday through Friday
1 p.m. to 2 p.m. for cleaning maintenance on the from 5:30 a.m. to 6:15 a.m. for
The Men’s Shower Room is
and is vacuumed daily from 1 equipment. Please respect the cleaning.
closed Monday through Friday
p.m. to 1:15 p.m. The first closure of the room for your
from 6:30 a.m. to 7:15 a.m. for
Monday of the month the
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2009 Artist's Club Art Show & Sale
Twenty-three artists were represented in the 2009 Artist’s Club Art Show and Sale with over 700 submissions. This year’s best of show went to
Dorothy Gross for a watercolor piece. This is the 37th year for the Artist’s Club. The club has 45 members.
Estelle Petitt, Art Show chairwoman, left, with Jeanne
Schneider, the Art Club President, right, and Jeanne’s son
Opal Gonder, a Windsor Gardens resident artist since
1984, is shown shaking hands with Berten Weaver.
Berten purchased Opal’s painting titled “Wintertime
Fran Hahn is shown in front of San Miguels.” He was drawn to the realistic look of
one of her paintings holding her the painting and said, “You can hear the snow
Outstanding Service Award. crunching when you look at this picture.”
2009 Tree Walk
Roy and Sandra Strick enjoying This was the first year for
the art at the show. the sculpture category.
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Designed for Seniors tree expertise with residents at the 2009 Tree
Walk on April 24. Dana highlighted 15 species
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ENTERTAINMENT, EVENTS & TOURS
Events posted in INTERNATIONAL
chronological order. ACTIVITIES OFFICE HOURS LUNCH – GERMAN
Monday – Friday STYLE: Tuesday, May 19, at
MOVIE DAY – 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 11:45 a.m. at the WINDSOR INN.
WIZARD OF OZ: Sunday, Enjoy a German meal of Tomato,
May 10, at 2 p.m. in the Cucumber, and Onion Salad in
AUDITORIUM Join us for this
AUDITORIUM. The Activities Office does not accept reservations by phone for events that
vinaigrette, Beef Sauerbraten
classic family movie. We have a require payment. The office does not keep large sums of money, making it (beef roast marinated in traditional
slight change in movies from our difficult to change large bills. Please keep this in mind when purchasing German spices and braised in the
original schedule. tickets. Thank you for your consideration in this matter. oven until tender), Spatzle, roasted
The June movie has been changed carrots, rolls/butter, and Black
to “Slumdog Millionaire”, which session. Everyone is welcome: AARP SAFE Forest Cake. After this delicious
has been requested by many of our Republicans, Democrats and DRIVING CLASS: fare, Marlene Garrett, owner of the
regular Movie Day attendees. unaffiliated. There will be time for Monday and Tuesday, May 18 & 19, Café Berlin will speak.
questions and comments. from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in
Cost: Admission is FREE Snacks
FREE. Cost: $13 per person. Tickets are
TRIVIA FUN DAY: WEST.
CENTERPOINT WEST Check with available at the Activities Office.
your insurance carrier about Sponsored by the WATT group and
Friday, May 15, at 2 p.m. in
TOWN HALL potential savings on your auto the Windsor Inn.
CENTERPOINT always the third
MEETING with STATE insurance with completion of this
Friday of the month. Full audience
course. FIRE AWAY –
REP. LOIS COURT & participation. Bring your neighbors
and form a team. Refreshments Cost: New price for 2009. Members
SAFETY & SECURITY
and good cheer will be served. pay $12 and non-members pay $14 $14. SEMINAR with
JOYCE FOSTER: Tuesday,
May 12, from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Fee is paid on the first day of class. DENVER FIRE
Cost: FREE Presented by the WATT
CENTERPOINT Come and hear a
CENTERPOINT. Sign up at the Activities Office.
group and sponsored by Kaiser WINDSOR HAPPENINGS
review of the state legislative Permanente Senior Advantage. continued on page 15
ENTERTAINMENT, EVENTS & TOURS
WINDSOR HAPPENINGS continued from page 14
DEPT.: Wednesday, May 20, creme chantilly (profiteroles specialist Deborah Rogeness FREE.
Cost: FREE Sign up with the
from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the stuffed with whipped cream and brings a series of pet seminars and Activities Office. FurFixes also
AUDITORIUM Everyone is strawberries). You will be given a workshops to Windsor Gardens. offers in-home pet training and
encouraged to come to a fire booklet with the recipes and menu This session’s topic: “From Wolf to behavior modification for dogs and
safety presentation, followed by a as a memento. After lunch its time Westie: What Your Dog was Born cats. For more information, visit
Q&A session, with the Denver Fire for a visit to Tattered Cover on to Do.” Learn the origin of your www.furfixes.com.
Department and Windsor Gardens Colfax where you will have time to favorite breed and discover how
knowing your dog’s history can ACTIVE MINDS –
security officers. The presentation shop for the latest releases from
will include the proper use of fire help you shape his behavior today. AFGHANISTAN: Thursday,
your favorite authors.
extinguishers and building *Classes are for humans only, only, June 18, at 1:30 p.m. in
evacuation. All members of the Cost: $36 per person. Our thanks please. CENTERPOINT.
CENTERPOINT In 2001, the U.S. led
Windsor Gardens security team to Dayton Place for providing their a coalition invasion of Afghanistan
Cost: FREE Sign up with the – seeking to oust the ruling Taliban
will be there for you to meet. Light shuttle bus once a month for this
Activities Office. and find Al Qaeda leaders,
refreshments will be served. and future WG trips.
CAT BEHAVIOR including Osama bin Laden. Join
Cost: FREE Sign-up is required at
FREE. ANNUAL FLEA Active Minds® for a look at the path
the Activities Desk. SEMINAR presented by
MARKET: Friday, May 29, Afghanistan has taken since then,
from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday,
FURFIXES PET including the establishment of a
LE CENTRAL TRAINING: Friday, June 12,
May 30, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the new government under the
AFFORDABLE FRENCH from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in leadership of Hamid Karzai. Take a
AUDITORIUM & GAZEBOS The
RESTAURANT – annual Windsor Gardens Flea CENTERPOINT EAST If you’re a
EAST. look forward at what the future
LUNCH & COOKING Market promises to be a great cat owner, you’ve probably holds for this war-torn country as
DEMONSTRATION: scratched your head over some of U.S. troop presence there
event with the tables sold out in
Wednesday, May 27, at 10:15 a.m. the things your kitty does! End the continues to increase.
record time. There will be
This Windsor Gardens exclusive mystery by attending “Why Do
something there for everyone. FREE.
Cost: FREE Sign up at the Activities
trip, sponsored by our neighbor Cats Do That?” This seminar will
explore cat behavior, answer Office. This Active Minds event is
Dayton Place. We will have a DOG BEHAVIOR
questions like, “Do cats always sponsored by Christian Living
cooking demonstration at Le SEMINAR presented by Communities, which has been
land on their feet?”, examine the
Central where you will watch the FURFIXES PET enriching the lives of seniors with
checkered history of these tiny
chefs prepare the following for TRAINING: Friday, June 5, quality senior communities, home
tigers, and tackle problems like
your dining enjoyment: Salade from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in care and adult day services for
food refusal, scent marking,
Lyonnaise, Papillotte de Saumon EAST
CENTERPOINT EAST. Denver more than 35 years.
scratching and biting. *Classes
(salmon prepared in parchment animal trainer and behavior only,
are for humans only, please.
paper), Petit Choux, Fraises and
SWING INTO a wide variety of music for you this CONCERT to benefit THE Children’s Hospital. The band is
SPRING CONCERT year at their annual spring concert. C H I L D R E N ’ S donating their time to this worthy
presented by SPICE OF HOSPITAL: Sunday, May 17, cause too.
Cost: FREE. Still a few tickets
LIFE: Friday, May 15, at 7 p.m., remaining so pick them up at the AUDITORIUM.
at 2 p.m. in the AUDITORIUM Join Cost: $5 per person. Tickets can be
and Saturday, May 16, at 3 p.m. in Activities Office. the bluegrass, gospel group purchased at the Activities Office.
CENTERPOINT From swing to
CENTERPOINT. Epiphany Mountain Boys for a high Please make checks payable to The
EPIPHANY energy one-hour concert. All
patriotic to Mozart, the Windsor Children’s Hospital.
Gardens Spice of Life singers have
MOUNTAIN BOYS proceeds will go directly to The
FRIDAY NIGHT Friday, May 15: Dance to the music MONTHLY DANCE: and Home Instead Senior Care for
DANCES: On the second and of Tom Yook. Dance is sponsored The monthly dance is held the last their generous support.
third Friday nights of the month by Life Care Center of Aurora Saturday of the month from 7 to 10 Cost: Residents are FREE (bring
dance to live music from 7 to 10 Rehab and Home Instead Senior AUDITORIUM.
p.m. in the AUDITORIUM At the your WG ID). Non-residents are $6
p.m. in the AUDITORIUM. Care. next dance on Saturday, May 30, per person.
Cost: $3 per resident (bring your you will be dancing to the music
Friday, May 8: Terry Norona will of Perfect Harmony.
play. Dance is sponsored by Windsor Gardens ID); $6 per
Harvard Square and Home Instead nonresident. BYOB. Our thanks to May dance sponsors
Senior Care. Brighton Gardens Continuum Care
ENTERTAINMENT, EVENTS & TOURS
RTD SENIOR RIDE EVENTS
WHO WANTS TO Cost: $13 per person including ANNIE at the “I think I’m Gonna Like it Here” and
MURDER A entrance fee and bus fare. BOULDER DINNER “You’re Never Fully Dressed
without a Smile.”
MILLIONAIRE at the HUDSON THEATRE: Saturday, June
new ADAMS MYSTERY GARDENS: Tuesday, June 27, at noon. Bus time to be Cost: $42 per person.
PLAYHOUSE: Sunday, announced. Leapin’ Lizards! Your
23, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bus DENVER
June 7, at noon. Bus time to be favorite redheaded orphan and her
time to be announced. Hudson
announced. Your presence is Gardens features thirty acres of
dog are back on the Boulder MOUNTAINAIRES
requested at the reading of the will Dinner Theatre stage all summer present FLAG,
gardens arranged in a continuous
of the recently deceased, multi- long. Annie is a spunky FREEDOM & FLOATS
flow along a mile-and-a-quarter
billionaire Senior Meene. First in depression-era orphan
walking path. A classic outdoor at WHEAT RIDGE
line for the bulk of the estate determined to find her parents,
regional display garden, the HIGH SCHOOL: Saturday,
seems to be his only child, Junior who abandoned her years ago on
Gardens reflect the multitude of June 27, at 2 p.m. Bus time to be
Meene. What about Miss Finch, the doorstep of a New York City
plants, flowers, and trees that announced. High-flying harmony
the young wife? Grieving widow or orphanage run by the cruel,
thrive in the dry Colorado climate, and old fashioned root beer floats.
devious gold digger? Also in embittered Miss Hannigan. In
and include land that varies from The Denver MountainAires
attendance are Professor Prune, adventure after fun filled
high dry prairie to wetland near the Barbershop Chorus and Quartets
scientific genius and distinguished adventure, Annie foils Miss
river. The Gardens are an oasis of present the perfect patriotic
allergist, Colonel Dippinsaus, Hannigan’s evil machinations,
serenity in the midst of the city. combination with traditional songs
noted adventurer and bon vivant, befriends President Roosevelt and
You may bring a sack lunch or visit finds a new family and home in of American heritage and an ice
and Mrs. Off-White, domestic cream social intermission. Wear
servant and accredited psychic. the Café Hudson to grab a billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his
sandwich, cup of Joe or cold drink personal secretary Grace Farrell your red, white and blue and enjoy
Secret identities and torrid love a star-spangled tradition, including
triangles all contribute to this during your visit. and a lovable mutt named Sandy.
Featuring some of the most famous audience sing-along.
evening’s suspense, mystery and, Cost: $7 per person.
dare we say, murder! music on Broadway including Cost: $9.50 per person.
:”Hard Knock Life,,” “Tomorrow,”
Buffet dinner provided by Bella
Basil, including entrée, salad, fruit,
Allow Me To
rolls, coffee or lemonade, and
chef’s choice finger desserts. WINDSOR INN Assist
Alcoholic beverages may be Hi, my name is
purchased separately. For reservations or information Karen.
Cost: $46 per person, including bus er
I offer a wide
fare, show, dinner, tax and tip. range of
The Fry services from
DENVER BOTANIC HOURS Fish Fry / Fried Chicken Buffet
GARDENS: Wednesday, Tuesday—Friday Watermelon and Creamy Slaw to personal
June 10, at 10:30 a.m. Bus time to Lunch 11:30 am to 2 pm assisting and
Friday, May 8
be announced. Denver Botanic Dinner 4:30 pm to 7 pm home care.
Gardens at York Street presents a 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Saturdays Compassion and
wide range of gardens and 9 am to 3 pm
$7.50 includes tax understanding are cherished
collections that illustrate an ever please tip accordingly values that I practice from my
widening diversity of plants from Entertainment many years of experience
all corners of the world. These 11 am to 3 pm Regular menu will not be served. working with cancer patients.
distinctive gardens define and No to go orders. Call me for your free, personal
celebrate our western identity and consultation and see the
unique high altitude climate and Reservations
Mother's Day Brunch Rose for
difference that dedication and
personal attention can make
geography, showcasing native and strongly Sunday, May 10
Sunday May 10 every for you. References provided.
adapted plants that thrive in 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
suggested. mother. I am BLS certiﬁed.
western gardens. Throughout $20 includes tax Karen Hill (RTT)(CMA)
Denver Botanic Gardens, the time Gratuity is to the discretion of the guest.
honored traditions of European Karenhill22@gmail.com
Omelet Bar Waffle Bar Eggs Benedict Chicken Pomodoro 303-759-2286
horticulture merge with a dynamic Roast Ham Chef Carved Turkey Duchesse Potatoes Sausage/Bacon
diversity of plants and design that
Vegetable Medley Breakfast Potatoes Green Bean Casserole
represent the best in horticultural
Assorted Salads Shrimp in Ice Assorted Pastries
Champagne Assorted Fruit & Cream Pies Banana Pudding
ENTERTAINMENT, EVENTS & TOURS
PLAY VIRTUAL SPORTS!
Virtual bowling, golf, baseball, and get some exercise at the
tennis and boxing are all being same time. Instruction is available. Good Conversation
played right here at Windsor Stop by the Activities Office for a
Gardens on our new Wii game schedule and more information. The
system. You can enjoy the games
WHEN THE PLUMBING LEAKS: at Windsor Gardens
Basic Home & Bladder Health
Maintenance Tuesday, May 19
Lutheran Medical Center, Exempla This informative program will 11:45 a.m.
Healthcare, will present "When highlight the latest advances in Windsor Inn
the Plumbing Leaks: Basic bladder health and includes
Home and Bladder Health a short session on home Featuring German cuisine
Maintenance" on Tuesday, maintenance by a master
May 19, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. plumber. and speaker Marlene Garrett,
in CENTERPOINT as part of
Please RSVP to the owner of Cafe Berlin.
the Spirit of Women
Women’s Pavilion at 303-866-8600.
TRAVEL AGENCY TOURS & TRIPS
Specialty Tours & Travel Great Time Tours & Travel
For reservations or questions, contact Specialty Tours & Travel at 303- For reservations and questions, call Great Time Tours & Travel at 303-
337-7488 or visit their website at: www.specialtytours.com. Mention 480-1234.
you are with Windsor Gardens. Book early and receive a discount; call
Specialty Tours & Travel for details.
Tour Name Tour Dates Early The coach arrives in front of the Auditorium at 8:30 a.m. and loads. At
Booking 8:40 a.m. the coach drives the loop to pick up passengers and then
Discount returns to the Auditorium. Coach departs Windsor Gardens at 9 a.m.
COLORADO RAILROADING August 4 - August 6 May 6 BULL DURHAM: Thursday, CRIPPLE CREEK: Friday,
CROW CANYON August 10 - August 14 May 12 May 14. $12 per person. June 19. $30 per person.
BULL DURHAM: Thursday, BULL DURHAM:
MOUNTAIN MEANDERING &
MOUNTAIN August 18 - August 20 May 20 May 28. $12 per person. Wednesday, June 24. $12 per
FRUIT HARVEST person.
BULL DURHAM: Tuesday,
BLACK HILLS & August 24 - August 27 May 26 June 9. $12 per person.
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Across from Burger King next to Wachovia Bank
• Prescription price matching program
Let us take care of • All major insurance plans accepted
your healthcare and • Independently owned and operated Free Serviced by WG shuttle bus
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CLUBS & GROUPS
ARTIST’S CLUB will Georgia can also be reached at a.m. and 9:30 a.m. with the general dinner. Bring a dish to serve 4 to 6
meet Friday, May 15, at 10 a.m. in email@example.com. meeting and guest speaker at 9:45 or $4 and bring your favorite game.
the COLORADO ROOM. After the
ROOM a.m. All Windsor Gardens men are Call Lois Clayton at 720-839-7102
meeting Maxine Gnozzo will give
DEMOCRATIC welcome to attend. For more for more information.
a demonstration of watercolor and CLUB will meet on Tuesday, information call Irv Miller at 303-
colored pencils. Visitors and CENTERPOINT.
May 26, at 6 p.m. in CENTERPOINT 341-0689. WG BOOK CLUB:
guests are always welcome. For Members and visitors are invited This newly formed club meets on
more information call Jeanne to meet author Adam Schrager, NEW GARMENTS the fourth Monday of the month at
Schneider at 303-341-8093. who will discuss his new book, ALWAYS meets the fourth 1 p.m. New members are
“The Principled Politician: The Friday of the month in the ASPEN welcome. The book chosen for
THE CHILDREN’S Ralph Carr Story.” Schrager, ROOM at 10 a.m. Garments are May is “Rebecca,” the well-
H O S P I T A L winner of more than a dozen Emmy collected to be given to the needy. known classic by Daphne
Awards, is a political reporter and For information, please call 303- DuMaurier. For more information
host/producer of "Your Show" on 340-1942. call Irene Oyler at 303-317-2924 for
VOLUNTEERS, WG location.
9NEWS. Colorado Governor Ralph
CHAPTER, will meet on Carr, Republican, championed the PHOTOGRAPHY
Monday, May 18, at 9:30 a.m. in the constitutional rights of Japanese CLUB meets at the WINDSOR WOMEN’S CLUB will
COLORADO ROOM to discuss the Americans during World War II. meet on Thursday, May 14, at noon
INN on the fourth Wednesday of
success of the Epiphany Mountain For more information call Lois in CENTERPOINT for their annual
each month for lunch and a
Boys concert and the annual Wageck at 720-858-7975 or Barb salad luncheon. For more
program. For information, call Rich
volunteer luncheon. The group is Cotts at 303-360-8808. information call Louise Lee at 303-
Elliam at 303-758-5571 or Ann
starting their craft-making 360-7638.
Theiss at 303-340-3952.
meetings again on Tuesdays from EAST HIGH
Summer Meetings Schedule: The
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the ART ROOM
ROOM. ANGELS meet every other REPUBLICAN CLUB Women’s Club has changed its
Need more information? Call month; the next meeting will be will meet on Tuesday, May 5, at 7 meeting schedule to include the
Nancy Price at 303-343-4112. Saturday, May 9, at noon at the CENTERPOINT.
p.m. in CENTERPOINT Visitors months of June, July and August.
COLORADO WINDSOR INN. Call Sue Dedrick
INN from outside Windsor Gardens Meetings will be held in
at 720-277-3509 if you plan to who attended last month’s CenterPoint at the regular time of
SYMPHONY GUILD, attend. meeting added enthusiasm and 2 p.m. on the second Thursday of
WG UNIT, will hold their final interest and are always welcome the month. The club’s new, active
meeting, beginning with a coffee GATES RETIREES to return regularly. May is “Bring year will begin in March and
hour, on Friday, May 8, at 10 a.m. in meet the fourth Tuesday of each a Friend Month.” As the club’s continue though November. No
CENTERPOINT Following a brief month for breakfast. Contact Irene meeting time is early in the month, meetings will be held in December,
business meeting dramatist Osburn at 303-367-9728 for more mark the first Tuesday of each January and February.
Barbara Daubenspeak will present information. month on your calendar and
a live historical vignette. The group watch for details that will be WRITER’S GROUP
will then adjourn to the WINDSOR HORSESHOE CLUB posted on building bulletin boards. meets on Mondays from 9 to 10
INN for a luncheon and installation meets on Tuesdays at 8 a.m. Call Call Darrel Land, chairman, for a.m. in the ASPEN ROOM. If you
of officers. Luncheon reservations Ted Lewis at 303-366-2259 for more more information at 303-344-1913. would like to have your work
at $13 each will be accepted by information. critiqued by other writers, join
unit secretary Barbara Keinholz. SINGLES them. The group writes about a
FRIENDSHIP GROUP wide variety of subjects and many
COMPUTER CLUB LEAGUE will meet on will meet on Thursday, May 14, at pieces are published in Windsor
will meet on Wednesday, May 13, Tuesday, May 12, at 7 p.m. in the 6 p.m. in CENTERPOINT WEST for World.
at 7 p.m. in the COLORADO ROOM
ROOM. ASPEN ROOM Upcoming events:
Tami Blake, WGA Business May 29 – Flea Market (donations
Director, will present the new and accepted and appreciated); June .
improved Windsor Gardens 20 – Texas Hold-Em Poker TRAVEL SIMPLIFIED
website. Tournament; July 18 – Windsor
Marines Picnic; August 28 –Golf
DEMOCRATIC Tournament. Call Commandant
BOOK CLUB will meet on Mike Dighero at 303-367-0770 or With 32 years of experience in
Saturday, May 16, from 2 p.m. to 4 Barry Georgopulos at 303-360-6302 the industry, we make your travel
p.m. at the home of Dot Sobol, 615 with any questions about the dreams a reality.
S. Alton Way, #8B. The club will league or the meetings. Once a
discuss “American Lion: Andrew Marine – Always a Marine – Call today for your free brochure!
Jackson in the White House” by Semper Fidelis Group Tours: 303-337-7488
John Meacham and examine Independent Travel: 303-337-1422
Jackson’s strengths and failings. MEN’S CLUB will meet or www.specialtytours.com
RSVP by calling Dot at 303-363- Saturday, May 9. Coffee and
donuts will be served between 9 Pick-up & Drop-off at Windsor Gardens
9515 or Georgia at 303-341-4153.
Bayada Check out the new books at the
Windsor Gardens Library.
• ”Fatally Flaky” by Diane Mott • ”The Second Opinion” by
Davidson Michael Palmer
Nurses... • “First Family” by David
• ”Lethal Legacy” Linda
• ”Handle With Care” by Jodi
The Trusted Name • ”Deadlock” by Iris Johansen • ”The Geometry of Sisters” by
• ”Death of a Witch” by M.C.
• ”True Detective” by Jonathan Luanne Rice
in Home Care for Beaton
Kellerman • ”Look Again” by Lisa
• ”Just Take My Heart” by Mary
Over 30 Years! • ”Running Hot” by Jayne Ann Scottoline
Krentz • ”Loitering With Intent” Stuart
• ”Long Lost” by Harlan Coben
2009 SUMMER CLASS SCHEDULE
Only exercise and bridge classes, and any classes with make-up sessions, will continue through the
summer. All other classes will end the last week of May and resume the first week of September.
Summer schedule effective June 1 to August 28.
Water Exercises (Cowen) Indoor Pool 3 to 4 PM
Yoga (Hambrick) CenterPoint East 9 to 10:30 AM
Writer's Group Aspen Room 9 to 10 AM
Pilates (MacIntire) CenterPoint 5:30 to 6:30 PM
6:30 to 7:30 PM
Bridge Basics (Heitler) Colorado Room 10 AM to Noon
Bridge Class Colorado Room 3 to 5 PM
● Skilled Care—Nurses, Bridge Duplicate Play (Heitler) Colorado Room 1 to 3 PM
Therapists and MSWs Chair Exercise (Zimmer) Auditorium 9:45 to 10:30 AM
● Personal Care—Home Jazzercise (Kempf) Auditorium 6 to 7 PM
Health Aides, Live-Ins
and Companions Low Impact Aerobics (Zimmer) Auditorium 9 to 9:45 AM
● Skilled Visits and
Water Exercises (Cowen) Indoor Pool 8:30 to 9:30 AM
● Staff Screened WEDNESDAY
and Fully Insured
Bridge Duplicate Play (Heitler) Colorado Room 1 to 3 PM
● RN Supervision
Water Exercise (Cowen) Indoor Pool 8:30 to 9:30 AM
● JCAHO Accredited
Strength Training CenterPoint 6 to 7 PM
● Medicare Certified
Yoga (Hambrick) Auditorium 9 to 10:30 AM
Call 24 Hours, 7 Days! THURSDAY
Private Duty Chair Exercise (Zimmer) Auditorium 9:45 to 10:30 AM
Jazzercise (Kempf) Auditorium 6 to 7 PM
303-782-0900 Low Impact Aerobics (Zimmer) Auditorium 9 to 9:45 AM
Quilting (De Pasquale) Colorado Room 9 AM to Noon
Quilting class schedule varies, please check with Activities Office.
Water Exercise (Cowen) Indoor Pool 6:30 to 7:30 PM
Water Exercise (Cowen) Indoor Pool 8:30 to 9:30 AM
Yoga (Long) Auditorium 9 to 10:30 AM
CARD & GAME GROUPS
THURSDAY NIGHT PARTY PARTY CANASTA RUMMIKUB
BRIDGE: This group loves bridge
BRIDGE BASICS CLASS meets CANASTA CLUB meets every
CANASTA Group meets on the first and third
and loves people. Join them
on Tuesdays, from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the ALL- Friday of each month from 1 to 4
Thursday nights in
PURPOSE ROOM. For more
ROOM p.m. in the COLORADO ROOM ROOM.
information, call Sandra at 303-
ROOM. They start SCRABBLE
Wii CLUB FORMING 344-2099.
playing at 6:30 p.m.
Close friendships Scrabble club meets every
Would you like to play virtual tennis, golf, THURSDAY CANASTA GROUP
can and have been Monday from 3 to 5:30 p.m. in the
baseball, bowling or boxing? Stop by the meets on the 1st and 3rd
developed in the ASPEN ROOM. The group is
Thursdays at 1 p.m. in the ALL-
Activities Office and sign up for the new Wii group. Drop in any PURPOSE ROOM ROOM.
Club. Games will be played at least two Fridays week. Beginners are Call Sara at 303-343-
a month in the COLORADO ROOM from 1 p.m. welcome. Bring five 0012. USE OF COMMUNITY ROOM
to 4 p.m. nickels. For more REQUIRES YEARLY
information call EUCHRE
Helen & Jack Kent at Learn to play Euchre
303-344-4559. on Mondays in the ATTENTION GROUP LEADERS: You must make
in the COLORADO ROOM ROOM.
SATURDAY NITE PARTY PARTY ASPEN ROOM from reservations each year for use of the
Instruction given on basic bidding,
BRIDGE meets on the 2nd and 3rd 1 to 3 p.m. For community rooms for your group. Rooms are
play, and defense. Instructor:
Saturdays of the month in the information call Sara reserved for groups of 12 or more. If your group
COLORADO ROOM at 7 p.m. For at 303-343-0012. falls below 12 we will no longer be able to
DUPLICATE BRIDGE Mondays
DUPLICATE BRIDGE: more information, call Edith at 303- reserve a room for your group. We apologize
at 1 p.m. in the COLORADO ROOM PINOCHLE for any inconvenience this may cause.
Residents and guests are FRIDAY
welcome. Call Rich at 303-344- SOCIAL BRIDGE: Tuesdays at 1
BRIDGE PINOCHLE at 6:30 p.m. every always looking for additional
1729 if you need a partner. p.m. in the COLORADO ROOM ROOM. week in the COLORADO ROOM ROOM. players, feel free to join them.
Come with a partner or foursome Contact Vi at 303-366-1367.
DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLASS to practice, play and have TRIPOLY
& PLAY : Tuesdays and questions answered. LADIES PINOCHLE is played Players meet in the ALL-PURPOSE
Wednesdays at 1 p.m. in the every Thursday evening at 6:15
ROOM every Friday evening at
COLORADO ROOM A short p.m. in the ASPEN 5:30 p.m. Call Sandra at 303-344-
lecture on various bridge topics is ROOM.
ROOM You do not
PING PONG PLAYERS 2099 for more information.
followed by a game. All residents need a foursome to
are welcome. Call Rich at 303-344- UNITE!! play. WG CARD GROUP
1729 if you need a partner. Windsor Gardens has two new Kettler ping
pong tables ready for initiation. Join other TUESDAY
TUESDAY Pinochle & gin rummy are played
INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED PINOCHLE every daily, noon to 5 p.m., and poker is
Ping Pong players on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. in
BRIDGE CLASS Tuesdays from 3 week at 6:30 p.m. in played on Wednesdays, noon to 5
the Ping Pong Room; Wednesdays at 1 p.m.
to 5 p.m. in the COLORADO ROOM
ROOM. the COLORADO ROOM.
p.m., in the CARD ROOM All
in the Auditorium; Thursdays in the Ping Pong
This class requires some ROOM.
ROOM For residents are welcome.
Room; and Saturdays at 3 p.m. in the
knowledge of the basics and information, call
Auditorium when available.
introduces students to Howard at 303-340-
intermediate concepts of bidding. 1825.
CATHOLIC MASS is FASHIONED
OLD FASHIONED GOSPEL PRAYER
PRAYER GROUP meets for ROSARY GROUP meets every
celebrated every Sunday at 1 p.m. HOUR every fourth Sunday Rosary from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Friday in the ASPEN ROOM from 10
in CENTERPOINT evening at 5 p.m. in CENTERPOINT Fridays in the DENVER ROOM. Call
ROOM a.m. to 11 a.m.
with Dr. Everett V. Thurman. Joan at 303-364-1307.
CATHOLIC MASS is WINDSOR GARDENS
celebrated the 1st Friday of each CHURCH, an interdenominational
month at 9:30 a.m. in A TIME TO PRAY
PRAY community, meets every Sunday at
CENTERPOINT WEST CENTERPOINT.
10:30 a.m. in CENTERPOINT
National Day of Prayer
LADIES BIBLE STUDY meets WINDSOR GARDENS
on the last Tuesday of each month On Thursday, May 7, at 9:30 a.m. in CENTERPOINT WEST come and
pray – silently or audibly – for those in the government, military, media,
CHURCH BIBLE STUDY takes
from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the place in the ALL-PURPOSE ROOM
SEWING ROOM . Call Doris at 303- business, education, churches and our community. Everyone is
on Sunday mornings from 9:15 to
364-1045. welcome. Sponsored by Windsor Gardens Church.
Please Note: There are some paid announcements in the sections below for upcoming informational meetings, workshops, or seminars related to commercial products
or services that are conducted by outside individuals or groups not affiliated with Windsor Gardens. Please be aware that the products or services discussed or
offered during such meetings are not endorsed, sponsored, or approved by the Board of Directors or management of Windsor Gardens Association, nor is your
attendance necessarily encouraged. Residents who attend such meetings are urged to carefully research the product or services that may be offered through these
meetings before entering into any agreement or contract to purchase. The Windsor Gardens Association assumes no responsibility other than for the rental of meeting
facilities. —Nancy Barké, General Manager
HEALTH SCREENINGS & SERVICES
ACUPUNCTURE: Treatments Marina at 303-363-8011 (office) or ASPEN ROOM. $40 per hour. Call
ROOM nurses offer foot care for $23 and
offered every Wednesday and 303-263-2045 (cell) for your Zhanna at 720-338-3821. fingernail care for $5 in the ASPEN
Friday by appointment. Call Dr. Liu appointment. ROOM on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to
MEDICAL EQUIPMENT: The noon. Appointments required. Call
at 303- 819-3276. HEARING TESTS & Windsor Gardens Optimist Club 303-698-6496. Kaiser Permanente
REFLEXOLOGY: Hands and REPAIR:
HEARING AID REPAIR: has medical equipment available
patients may call this number to
feet treatments offered every Bayer’s Mobile Ear Clinic provides for residents to borrow. They have
be approved for free foot care
Tuesday by appointment from 10 hearing tests, hearing aid repairs, two scooters and other treatments. If you are a Kaiser
a.m. to 3 p.m. in the CERAMICS batteries and wax management. equipment. For information call
patient and you come without
ROOM Many different problems
ROOM. Call 303-752-7200. Larry McClelland at 303-364-1127 being pre-approved, you may be
can be eliminated or relieved with or Leonard Essig at 303-344-8639.
MASSAGE THERAPY: subject to private pay. Bring your
reflexology. Work is guaranteed. Massage therapy offered every VISITING NURSE Kaiser card and number to the
A one hour session is $40 and a Thursday by appointment in the STAYWELL CLINICS: Clinic
half hour session is $25. Call
SERVICES & PRODUCTS PRESENTATIONS
WHEN THE PLUMBING Women program. This informative ESTATE PLANNING &
ESTA paralegal, will discuss estate
LEAKS: BASIC HOME AND program will highlight the latest LONG TERM CARE/ planning basics, wills, trusts,
HEALTH advances in bladder health and power of attorney, living wills, and
includes a short session on home long term care planning. If you
MAINTENANCE: Tuesday, May maintenance by a master plumber. presented by SOLEM, MACK plan to attend, please RSVP to 303-
19, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Please RSVP to the Women’s STENHOFF, P.C.:
& STENHOFF, P.C.: Friday, May 761-4900. If you are unable to
CENTERPOINT Sponsored by Pavilion at 303-866-8600. 15, at 10 a.m. in CENTERPOINT attend, but would like some
Lutheran Medical Center, Exempla WEST.
WEST Lance E. McKinley, Esq., information, please call.
Healthcare, as part of the Spirit of and Linda Moon, certified
NEW SHOPPER SERVICE RTD GROCERY SHOPPER DENVER LIBRARY Most items sharpened while you
ON FRIDAYS: Beginning Friday, BUS to ALBERTSONS, KING BOOKMOBILE: Fridays from wait. Paring knife $1; 5" knife $2;
May 1, you will have the SOOPERS and US BANK now 1:30 to 4 p.m. on the street in front butcher knife $3; serrated knife $5.
opportunity to take the bus every makes two Thursday trips from AUDITORIUM.
of the AUDITORIUM Scissors $5 per pair.
Friday to the Wal-mart and Target Windsor Gardens due to the REPAIR
JEWELRY REPAIR & SALES
stores near the Town Center at crowded conditions we have been ALTERATIONS SERVICE:
Anna of Stitch Express, is in the on the second Thursday of every
Aurora and to the Sears at the experiencing. For the first trip the
SEWING ROOM (2nd floor of the month from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in
Town Center. Pickups will begin at bus will pickup at Windsor
Community Center) on Tuesday CENTERPOINT Most repairs while
9:30 a.m. with the bus using the Gardens at 9:30 a.m. with the
afternoons from 1 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. $5.
you wait. Magnetic clasps are $5
same route as the Grocery return pickup at 11:15 a.m. at King
Shopper Bus does on Thursdays. Soopers and 12:05 p.m. at Alterations for men and women.
JEWELRY & GIFTS for sale
It will travel to the Wal-mart south Albertsons. For the second trip the 303-359-9704.
every third Tuesday in the
of the mall, then stop at Sears at bus will pickup at Windsor LOBBY.
CENTERPOINT LOBBY Cards,
WATCH BATTERY &
the Town Center and then drop off Gardens at 10:35 a.m. with return jewelry, miniature dolls and more
at the Super Target north of the pickup at King Soopers at 12:45 REPAIR on the first Friday of each
mall. The bus will leave Super p.m and at Albertsons at 1 p.m. month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in
Target at 11:20 a.m., Sears at 11:25 LOBBY.
CENTERPOINT LOBBY Sale of AVON
AVON for sale in
a.m. and Wal-mart at 11:30 a.m. The bus stops at the main watch and hearing aid batteries CENTERPOINT on the third
entrance on Clinton, continues and repair of watch bands. Wednesday of the month from 10
Bus fare is $2 per person round around on E. Center, S. Alton Way, CENTERPOINT.
a.m. to 3 p.m. in CENTERPOINT
trip. S. Clinton, and then exits on E. KNIFE & SCISSOR
Center. SHARPENING on the second
JERRY’S NUT HOUSE: Monday of each month from 1 p.m.
Friday, May 8, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. $2.
Bus fare per person is $2 LOBBY.
to 4 p.m. in CENTERPOINT LOBBY.
SUPPORT GROUPS HOA Assessment Payment Options
ACH (Recurring Automatic Debit)
AL-ANON: Wednesday counselor with The Denver
Your assessment will automatically be debited from your
evenings from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Hospice, at 303-398-6213.
checking account each month that an assessment is due.
ASPEN ROOM. For more
information call Fred or Pat at 303-
PARKINSON’S If you wish to use this service, send a completed authorization
344-0715. DISEASE SUPPORT form and a voided check to the Association. The authorization
GROUP: 4th Tuesday of each form is available at www.windsorgardensdenver.org or by
ALCOHOLICS month from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the contacting the Association office.
ANONYMOUS at WG: DANCE STUDIO above the
STUDIO, Online Payment Service by eCheck or Credit Card
Call Diane at 303-366-0171 or 720- Security Office. Take the outdoor (one time or recurring)
352-6123. elevator north of Security to the
second floor. Dance Studio is You may set up a one time or recurring payment using eCheck,
ALZHEIMER’S straight ahead. For more MasterCard, American Express or Discover.
DISEASE SUPPORT information, call Dean at 303-340- To use one of these options, go to
GROUP: 4th Monday of every 3663. www.windsorgardensdenver.org and sign in as a resident or go
month in the ASPEN ROOM at 6:30 to www.smartstreet.com, select “Pay Assessments” and choose
p.m. These meetings are for PERIPHERAL either “One Time Assessment” for credit card or eCheck, or log
caregivers, family or friends who N E U RO PAT H Y in to “Recurring Assessment Payment”.
deal with the daily challenges of ASSOCIATION: 1st and 3rd
o If you would like to set up a recurring assessment payment,
caring for someone with Thursdays of every month from
you will need to obtain a login. This can easily be done by
Alzheimer’s or other dementias. 3:30 to 5 p.m. Meetings are held at
clicking on “Register” and completing the form or by
The group provides support and Christ Church Chapel in the
contacting your management company to have a login and
encouragement in a confidential meeting room at 690 Colorado
password assigned to you.
setting at no cost. Meet other Boulevard, corner of 7th Ave. and
caregivers and learn more about Colorado. Parking and entrance o Select your homeowner’s association and follow the
the disease, care giving issues and are in back. For more information instructions on the screen.
suggestions on how to take care call Terry Ford at 303-690-3933. Note: There is a $9.95 transaction fee only if you pay via a
of you. credit card and a maximum of $5,000 per transaction.
GRIEF SUPPORT SURVIVORS: Thursdays Lockbox Service
GROUP: 2nd Tuesday of each from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Make the check payable to your homeowner’s association and
month from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Littleton Adventist Hospital, 7700 S. write your unit number on the check. If you do not know your
ASPEN ROOM above the Broadway, in the Family unit number, you can locate it on the upper left hand corner of
Auditorium. The next meeting will Conference Room, 1st floor. your coupon or you may call the Association office at 303-364-
be Tuesday, May 12. If you are 7485 and they will gladly give you this number.
looking for a safe and supportive WIDOWED MEN’S
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environment where you can talk
about the loss of your loved one the Village Inn at 1595 S. Colorado Your Bank’s Online Bill Pay
and your grief, explore ideas for Boulevard at 7:30 a.m. The AARP
You can use your bank’s online banking bill pay service to make
coping, and journey toward Widowed Person’s Service
your monthly assessment payments by setting up your
healing, please come. This Denver sponsors the breakfasts. For more
homeowner’s association as a payee. Please complete your
Hospice Grief Center facilitated information call Eldon Smith at 303-
bill pay setup exactly as follows:
group is free with donations 756-0029.
welcome. For more information o Payee: Windsor Gardens Association
call Ellen Perricone, grief o Address 1: PO Box 105007
o City: Atlanta
o State: GA
o Zip: 30348-5007
o Account Number/Reference Number: Your unit #
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Each of the proposed 50’s/60’s everyone smoked. All Enough about smoking in the Background & Decision-making
amendments addressed here the men in my family smoked President’s Pen. We know your Process" on page 5, which
seems designed to further even though my mother and I position on smoking; let’s move addresses issues raised in the
homogenize the population of did not. My husband smoked on to more important things. above letter.]
WG to fit someone’s image of as well as most of our friends.
If this doesn’t stop, the Board Board Transparency,
the “desirable” WG resident.
Since my divorce in 1974 when members need to rein in Dr. Smoking Ban &
And that is a most disturbing
I started my new life, smoking Clifford or replace him. Windows Replacement
was banned in my home and
Nancy Bullis I wish to express my full
I just got here, but already I long the ashtrays were thrown out.
agreement with Frank & Nancy
for a return to the wisdom and None of my friends smoke; I do Windows Replacement
Hatch’s letter in the March
common sense displayed by not associate socially with Supposed to be
Windsor Life regarding Board
the original WG founders and smokers. I hate the smell and Responsibility of Board
transparency. I read the Board
by their like-minded successors more so what it does to a
What was that piece of green minutes online and now will
over the past 40-some years. person’s health.
scrap paper that fell out of my start posting them on our
The injudicious wielding of
It took me over three years to payment coupons? building bulletin board, and I
power to serve personal
gain back a normal and healthy encourage the same for the
agendas needs to end, and What is this nonsense about
lung. I am a hiker and like to other buildings. I have never
thoughtfulness and fair play replacing windows?
snowshoe, so you can only understood how the transcripts
need to be restored to the
imagine how I hated having to According to the stack of of the BRA meetings are
governance at WG.
put my extracurriculars on the paperwork I received when I faithfully posted, but not the
Jan Sheppard “back burner” until I regained bought my place, I don’t even Board minutes. I would further
my former health status. I am own the windows ... why would urge the Board to publish an
[Editor's Note: Please see
not about to allow smokers to I want to replace perfectly good agenda for upcoming meetings.
General Manager Nancy
ruin all my efforts. If they windows that I don’t even own? This way, residents can attend
Barke's article, "Transparency
haven’t the wisdom, self- board meetings if there is
at Windsor Gardens" on page I certainly don’t have a bunch
concern to reside in healthier something of particular interest
4, which addresses issues of extra money lying around
conditions, I don’t want to be to them.
raised in the above letter.] that I don’t know what to do
anywhere near them! I will not
with. Heck, I don’t even have a In reading the January, 2009,
For Smoking Ban sacrifice my good health for
dishwasher in my condo – if I minutes, I was surprised at the
Proposal other people’s bad habits.
had a bunch of extra money I number of issues the Board has
I am all for the smoking ban. Diane Parker would certainly buy a changed or is considering
In 1998 I acquired a constant dishwasher! changing without resident input.
Against Smoking Ban
coughing that sometimes would Such as now requiring all lanai
Proposal If you expect me to replace
leave me in sweat and tears it enclosures be the more
was so intense. By April, 1999 Let me try and get a clear idea windows that Windsor Gardens expensive white vinyl rather
I had major surgery removing on what is going on with the owns ... what’s next? Maybe I than the option of aluminum.
a small portion of my left lung; smoking ban issue. should be expected to replace And “sliding glass doors not be
benign spots due to second- the downspout outside that is allowed on the first floor on the
You sent out a survey and loose and rusty? Maybe I outer lanai but that the ones
hand smoke. Growing up in the
received a response of 159 for should be expected to replace that are already in place are
and 210 against the smoking the crooked sidewalk outside grandfathered in”.
policy. Now the Board is the front door!
considering an amendment to Even more disturbing was
the Declarations on a smoking Really now, I think you board Windsor Gardens push to ban
ban. members are pushing us just a smoking. “The elimination of all
little too far. If you want my smoking in Windsor Gardens
Even though only 15% voted, windows replaced, YOU residential units” is how it was
it has already been decided we replace them at your own phrased in the minutes. As
are against the smoking ban. expense. I sure as heck am not suggested, Dr. Clifford wrote a
Why are you considering an going to! piece in the Windsor Life giving
amendment when it has the history and evils of tobacco.
already been decided on? I Melanie Dexter
In the board meeting, it was
didn’t see an amendment on [Editor's Note: Please see suggested there should be a
the dog park issue. General Manager Nancy reminder about fires from
This one man vendetta by Nate Barke's article, "Window
Replacement Requirement: LETTERS
Clifford has got to stop. continued on page 24
TRANSPARENCY continued from page 4
particular proceedings or No rule or regulation of the Run for the Board disenfranchised, but this is what
matters from public disclosure;. board or any committee they are charged to do, and they
Windsor Gardens is considered
thereof shall be adopted during take the responsibility they have
E. Any matter the to be a “large scale” community
an executive session. A rule for the community very seriously.
disclosure of which would association and the business of
or regulation may be validly Do you have what it takes to
constitute an unwarranted the association is not dissimilar
adopted only during a regular make the difficult decisions about
invasion of individual privacy. to that of a small city. There are
or special meeting or after the protecting, preserving and
around 55 full time employees
Prior to the time the members body goes back into regular enhancing the property? If you
and another 45 part time
of the executive board or any session following an executive think you have the “right stuff,”
employees who keep this large
committee thereof convene in session. The minutes of all there is a Board election coming
and complex machine humming
executive session, the chair of meetings at which an executive up in October. We would love to
along. The Board of Directors
the body shall announce the session was held shall indicate have you step up and participate.
sets the policy as well as the tone
general matter of discussion as that an executive session was Watch for more articles about
for the community. It’s not an
enumerated above. held and the general subject running for the Board in
easy job to respond to one group
matter of the executive upcoming issues of Windsor
without another group feeling
EXPAND THE COMMON ELEMENTS continued from page 7
Windsor Life as we go forward
should advocate for your opportunities for people to be consider asking yourself these
with articles about the
position. This is not something heard on the issues that are questions:
proposed amendments to the
that has to divide the important to them.
Declaration. Is this amendment right and
community. Rather, it can bring
Decision By Vote reasonable?
Educate Yourself the community together as we
discuss these important issues Ultimately the community will Will the passage of this
Please take time to familiarize
in a civil way. We will not all have the final say on all of these amendment make the
yourself with the proposed
agree on every issue. One amendments. Each one of the community better?
amendments to the
person’s protection is another four amendments will either
Declaration. Ask your friends Is this the best thing for the
person’s restriction. have the needed 51%
and neighbors to read Windsor majority of the people who live
affirmative votes to pass or not
Life so that everybody can be Public Meetings here?
– these decisions will be made
involved in the process and
As we go forward there will be by your votes. You might
discuss the pros and cons of
public meetings and
the amendments. You can and
LETTERS continued from page 23
cigarette smoking. In the small such an irresponsible policy, 4. Association Unit; (c) the maintenance
amount of digging I did, I you open the Association – and Maintenance. The Board of and repair of periodic
discovered there have been all of us to a lawsuit I believe Directors of the Association cleaning of assigned
more fires and smoke damage you would lose. Oh, by the way, shall determine the (Limited Common Element)
from stoves – either forgotten I do not smoke and don’t allow specifications, scope,
This clearly states, the
food left on the stovetops or folks to smoke in my place – extent, nature and
Association is responsible for
ovens not turned off. I hope you but I’m the property owner, and parameters of all of the
replacing our windows.
do not suggest we remove the get to make that rule. Association’s maintenance
stoves from Windsor Gardens! responsibilities. The Kathi Anderson
In the new HOA fee notification
Association shall be
The bottom line is: tobacco (thank you for keeping the fee [Editor's Note: Please see
responsible for: (a) the
(although it may be a nasty down!), a green piece of paper General Manager Nancy
i m p r o v e m e n t ,
habit, unhealthy and fell out, reminding everyone the Barke's article, "Transparency
unpopular) is a legal substance windows need to be replaced at Windsor Gardens" on page
upkeep and reconstruction,
in this country. Secondly, I do by December, 2009. Is the 4, and her article, "Window
and replacement of the
not think any member of Association paying for this Replacement Requirement:
Common Elements; (b) the
Windsor Gardens board, staff, requirement? The Windsor Background & Decision-
i m p r o v e m e n t ,
security or maintenance crew Garden’s Declaration, section making Process" on page 5,
has the authority to enter any below printed form the website which address issues raised in
upkeep and reconstruction,
of our residences without our as of today, states: the above letter.]
and replacement of the
permission, so how will you
windows and screens of a
enforce this policy? By passing
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Serving Residents at
A place where your family and Windsor Gardens
friends can feel at home! -- For More than 15 Years --
Located at: Now Offering Sylvia Bayer, B.S., BC • HIS
With two queen 605 S. Clinton Street FREE House Calls Speech & Hearing Therapy, B.S.
size beds, a & Board Certified in Hearing Instrument Service
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pull out couch 755 S. Clinton Street
and a fully
equipped • $100 deposit FREE CenterPoint
kitchen, the required at time of
booking • Hearing Testing All Purpose Room
unit can easily • Consultation & Education 2nd Floor
house the • $98 per night with
• Hearing Aid Checks Every Monday
maximum four a 2 night minimum • Demonstrations
to six guests • 7 day maximum • Hear Aid & Ear Mold Sales 1:00pm-4:00pm
allowed. stay, if the unit is • Repairs of all Brands ALSO
available some • 6-pack batteries for $3
stays may be • Hearing Aid Repairs
extended. • Earwax Management
• Residents may
reserve the unit for Appointments
friends or family at
Welcomed! “Walk In”
office. for a