Mardi Gras Fundraiser For sunliGht hoMes

					February 2011
                                                                 Mardi
Upcoming EvEnts                                                   Gras
February
3         Hormones Men vs. Women                               Fundraiser
3
4-7
          Expanding Horizons Wine and Cheese
          Group Cruise!                                    For sunliGht hoMes
4         Classical Performance
5         Community Garage Sale                                                      It is New Orleans’ premiere party season and it’s
8         Picasso Workshop                                                         coming to VillageWalk! It’s time to enjoy life, party,
10        Case Study
12        Pub Crawl                                                                and have a good time! Get dressed up and get ready
13        West Side Story                                                          to party on Saturday, February 26 as we celebrate
14        Valentine’s Day at Railhead Cafe                                         Mardi Gras with Caluha and Cream. Doors will open
17        Tennis Exhibition
17        Michael Feinstein                                                        at 6:00 p.m. and close at 10:00 p.m. Dinner will be
19        Everblades Hockey Game                                                   catered by Railhead Cafe’ consisting of Chicken
19
21
          Health Fair and Blood Drive
          Kayaking Trip
                                                    Portobello over pasta, Seafood Gumbo; a New Orleans stew with shellfish,
22        Sunset Cruise                             vegetables, okra, sausage and gumbo z’ herbs, red beans and rice, collard greens,
23        Pamper Day                                and King Cake for dessert. This event is a fundraiser for Sunlight Home, a safe
24        Women Only Seminar and Free Dinner
25        Babcock Ranch Tour                        haven for women and teens. Sunlight Home was founded in June of 1994 to help
26        Mardi Gras with Cahula and Cream          break the cycle of poverty and abuse for pregnant women and teens. This program
          Fundraiser for Sunlight Homes             affords hope and a bright future for women and their babies. We are hoping to
march                                               have some silent auction items available. For this special dance the price per ticket
1         Investment Workshop                       will be $30.00 with $5.00 going directly to the charity. Please remember to BYOB.
2         Volunteer Luncheon                        Don’t miss out on the best party in town. It’s going to be irresistibly fun, vibrant,
3         Miami Heat Basketball Game
7         Horseback Riding                          sarcastic, and sassy! All reservations must be in to the HOA Office by Thursday,
10        Butterfly Estates                         February 24.
11        Pub Crawl
12        Race for a Cure
12        Art Exhibition
15        Fashion Show
16        Frond Zoo
16        Annual Meeting
17        St. Patrick’s Day at Railhead Cafe’
18        Kayaking Trip
19        St. Joseph’s & St. Patrick’s Day Dance!
22        Selby Gardens
23 & 24   AARP
25        Sunset Cruise
26        Davis Cup
28        Charming Charlie’s VIP
31        For the Love of Pearls



                                               “Turning Houses into Homes and Customers into Homeowners for Life.”
                                            spEcial EvEnts

 Community Garage Sale
    Join in the fun
                                                                       St. Patrick’s &
 on Saturday,                                                         St. Joseph’s Day
 February 5 from                                                                             Why not celebrate two
 8:00-11:00 a.m.                                                                           Holidays instead of One! Join
 right here in                                                                             us in the Town Center on
 VillageWalk as we                                                                         Saturday, March 19 from 6:00-
 host a Community                                                                          10:00 p.m. as we celebrate
 Garage Sale! If                                                                           St. Patrick’s Day (an Irish
 you have some                                                 tradition) and St. Joseph’s Day (an Italian Tradition).
 items you wish                                                Joe Marino and all of the King’s Men will be here for
 to get out of the                                             this special night to keep the dance floor rocking. The
 house, please sign up at the HOA Office by calling            evening will be catered by Railhead Cafe’ consisting of
 949-9909. When registering, please leave your home            confetti salad, fresh baked garlic bread sticks and Irish
 address, phone number, and the items for sale. On             Soda bread, Corned Beef and Cabbage with mashed
 Friday, February 4, a Garage sale list will be placed         potatoes and steamed carrots, Chicken Marsala with
 out in the Town Center for everyone to pick up. All           penne pasta, Irish Whiskey Mousse Pie and Amaretto
 participating homes will be listed, and a Community           layer cake. Non-Alcoholic beverages are included, but
 map will be attached! All garage sale hosts must have         please remember to BYOB.
 their addresses into the Town Center by 12:00 noon on         Seating assignment accompanies
 Friday, February 4 to make the listing. If you miss the       payment. Please have your
 deadline you are still permitted to have a garage sale,       reservations into the HOA
 but will not be included on the handout. If you have          Office by Thursday, March 17.
 friends or relatives you wish to attend, please plan          Tickets are $25.00 each.
 ahead by putting them on the guest list for the day.


 Health Fair/Blood                                             Volunteer Luncheon
                                                                 I would like to thank all of the many hands that
 Drive/Free Breakfast!                                         make this Community such a special place. As the
 Saturday, February 19 •9:00-11:00 a.m.                        Activities Director I would not be able to offer the
 Free Continental Breakfast provided by Costco while           residents of this Community such a wide array of
 supplies last!                                                events if it weren’t for all of the help and support I
   Join us in the Town Center on Saturday, February            receive from my volunteers. There are many behind
 19 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. for a Health Fair, blood              the scene hours that go into planning and executing
 drive and FREE Continental breakfast (while supplies          these events. I would like to invite anyone who has
 last). Physicians Regional Healthcare will be on-site         volunteered in the last 6 months to celebrate with me
 with their doctors to educate residents with hearing          on Wednesday, March 2 at 12noon for this Volunteer
 screenings, blood pressure and glaucoma checks as well        Appreciation Luncheon. Please RSVP to the HOA
 as information on infectious diseases, gynecology and         office by Monday, February 28 if you will be attending
 colorectal cancer. NCH Community Blood Center will            for catering purposes.
 be on-site to run a blood drive. We need 20 donors for
 this wonderful cause. If you are interested in giving back,
 please register with the HOA Office by Wednesday,
 February 16. Please
 register for the FREE
 Continental breakfast
 as we need a count for
 planning purposes by
 Friday, February 18.


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                                  I m p o rta N t p h o N e N u m b e r s

Activity Director ���������������������������������������������������� 949-9909                                     Veolia (Trash Pick-up)������������������������������������������� 334-1224

ADT ����������������������������������������������������������������972-871-3798                                    VillageWalk Sales Center �������������������������������������� 948-4141
Bonita Springs Utilities ������������������������������������������ 992-0711
                                                                                                                    Wildlife Conservancy (Alligators)������������������866-392-4286
Comcast Customer Service ������������������������������������ 598-1104
                                                                                                                                                             Town Center Tenants
DiVosta Customer Service���������������������������1-888-898-9712

Guard House ���������������������������������������������������������� 949-2091                                     Steven Emerson Hair Studio ���������������������������������� 992-8181

Guard House Fax ��������������������������������������������������� 949-2372                                        Fifth Third Bank ���������������������������������������������������� 992-1695
Lee County Domestic Animals ������������������������������ 432-2083
                                                                                                                    Island Nails ������������������������������������������������������������ 495-5863
School Transportation �������������������������������������������� 344-2544
                                                                                                                    Post Office�������������������������������������������������������������� 949-4470
Southwest Property Management �������������������������� 261-3440

Town Center HOA Office �������������������������������������� 949-9909                                              Railhead Cafe ��������������������������������������������������������� 221-7093

Town Center HOA Office Fax ������������������������������� 947-3880                                                 Tennis & Travel � � � � � � � � � � � � ���������������������������� 947-6260


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          Grand opening                                                 EvErbladEs HockEy!
                                                                           We are hitting the Ice
      New Town Center Vendor Tennis and Travel!                         on Saturday, February 19
             Join us for our Grand Opening on                           for a 7:00 p.m. game. The
       Saturday, February 12 from 12:00-4:00 p.m.                       Florida Everblades will
            for a Wine and Cheese celebration!                          be taking on the Gwinnett
   We will be offering all of our residents a full service              Gladiators for Pink in the
     travel agency and a tennis pro shop. We will be                    Rink. This evening on the Ice
  available to handle all of their tennis and travel needs.             is dedicated to Breast Cancer
          Our hours of operation are as follows:                        awareness! Tickets are $17.00 each and we are limited to
  Monday-Friday 10:00 to 5:00 (Wednesday till 6:00)                     only 20 tickets for this event. Stop by the HOA Office and
                Saturday 12:00-4:00                                     pick up your tickets today.
   other hours by appointment by calling 947-6260.
                Stop in and say hello!                                   Women Only FREE
                                                                         Dinner and Seminar!
                                                                         Thursday,
 pub crawl!                                                              February 24
    Join in the festivities                                              5:30 p.m.
 on Saturday, February                                                     Women of all
 12 as we head to Fort                                                   ages are beginning
 Myers Beach for the                                                     to realize the
 first Pub Crawl of the                                                  importance of being
 season! The Ku-Ku                                                       informed
 Ku-Nu-Ku, a famous                                                      and becoming actively involved in securing their financial
 authentic “open air” San                                                futures. This informative and fun workshop is specifically
 Francisco Motorized                                                     designed to address the financial issues faced by women
 Cable Car, will pick                                                    ages 50 and over. Learn the six simple principles of
 us up at VillageWalk                                                    P.U.R.S.E.S. Purpose based planning, Understanding
 to start the evening off                                                money basics, Resources available, Stages in life,
 right. We will travel                                                   Empowered for decision making, Security system for
                                                                         your assets. Join us in the ballroom for Dinner provided
 to Fort Myers Beach
                                                                         by Sonny’s BBQ starting at 5:30 p.m. with presentation
 hitting all the hot spots. Coolers, snacks and beverages
                                                                         to follow. Registration is required 72 hours in advance by
 are allowed on the trolley. The tunes will be jammin’ as                calling 949-9909. Get your girlfriends together and enjoy
 we get on and off the trolley all evening. The cost for                 dinner and this educational seminar FREE of charge.
 the trolley is $20.00 per person based on a minimum
 of 30 residents. Please RSVP to the HOA Office by
 Monday, February 7. So don’t drink and drive, hop on
 the trolley and ride with us around the beach for this
                                                                          bIke NIGht
 party! The trolley will depart VillageWalk at 4:30 p.m.                    Join in the fun on Tuesday,
 from the Town Center and return around 9:30 p.m.                         February 22 at 7:00 p.m.
                                                                          for Bike Night at
                                                                          Railhead Cafe.
                                                                          Come show
               Valentine’s Day                                            off your bike
                                                                          and meet other
              at Railhead Cafe’                                           VillageWalk
                  Monday, February 14 • 6:00 p.m.                         riders. Free
                     Sweet Heart Special for Two                          appetizers for
   Soup or salad, surf & turf filet and stuffed shrimp, dessert and a     Bike Riders, $2.00 drafts
  bottle of house wine - $45.00 per couple. Please call Railhead for      and drink specials at
                       reservations at 221-7093                           Railhead Cafe’!

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              Baseball Tickets                                  Babcock Wilderness Tour
       All baseball tickets are one sale now! Guests of           On Friday, February 25 take a trip with us to
  VillageWalk residents will be permitted to sign up starting   Babcock Wilderness Ranch in Punta Gorda! Beginning
   Tuesday, February 1. All tickets are non-refundable and      at 10:00 a.m., enjoy a 90-minute Swamp Buggy Tour
   are for the ticket to the game only. Checks can be made      through the Babcock Ranch and Telegraph Cypress
                       out to VillageWalk.                      Swamp. Experienced guides offer in-depth descriptions
               SuNDAy, FeBRuARy 27                              of birds, animals, plants, and the cattle and horses
    Twins vs. Boston Red Sox 7:05 p.m. Game $24.00              that are raised on the ranch. Visitors will see panthers,
   FRIDAy, MARCh 11 (ONLy 4 TICkeTS LeFT)                       alligators, and many other animals living in Southwest
    Twins vs. Boston Red Sox 1:05 p.m. Game $24.00              Florida. Tickets for this trip are limited and are $22.00
                                                                per person. All reservations must be in to the Town

                  SOLD forU   O T
                SuNDAy, MARCh 27
   Twins vs. New York Yankees 1:05 p.m. Game $27.00
                                                                Center on Monday, February 21. We will depart from
                                                                the Bocce courts at 9:00 a.m. If you wish to carpool
   The games listed above are  Hammond Stadium in               please let us know at time of reservation.
          Fort Myers, FL. Price is for ticket only.
                               T
                  SOLD OU
                ThuRSDAy, MARCh 3
           Red Sox vs. Phillies 1:05 p.m. $24.00

                  New LD O
                            UT
              ThuRSDAy, MARCh 17
      Red Sox vs. SOYork Mets 1:05 p.m. $24.00
   The game listed above it at Red Sox Stadium in Fort
             Myers. Price is for ticket only.


Sunset Cruise
  Relax and enjoy a romantic hour and a half cruise
through the tranquil back waters to watch some of the
world’s most fantastic sunsets aboard All Water Excursions.
We will meet at Lover’s Key boat ramp on Tuesday,               Kayaking Tour at the
February 22 at 5:00 p.m. departing at 5:15 p.m. You may
bring a small cooler with food and beverage onboard.            Conservancy
$25.00 per person which includes cruise, tax and gratuity.      Monday, February 21st Check In 9:30 AM Tour
All reservations must be received by Friday, February           Departs 9:45 AM
18. We need a minimum of 20 people to hold group rate.          Return 11:15 AM
Payment required at time of reservation.
                                                                  Explore
                                                                the “wild”
 Pamper Day                                                     side of our
   Experience the difference in Cosmotique Day Spa              wondrous
 and Salon compared to the rest! Get pampered on                waterways
 Wednesday, February 23 from 9:00-11:30 a.m. at the             on this
 Spa. You will have a choice between chair massages,            kayaking
 mini-facials, dry manicure, mini pedicure, and                 tour on the Gordon River. Departing from the
 permanent make up consultation. The spa will provide           Conservancy in Naples you will see an abundance of
 breakfast items, juice and coffee to start the morning         wildlife on this excursion. Paddling is a great way to
 off on the right foot. Each participant will receive a         get some exercise and explore the beauty of Southwest
 $10 gift certificate to be used towards the next visit         Florida. An excellent adventure for families, small
 and buy $2 raffle tickets for a chance to win 4-$50            group and couples! This 1 & 1/2 hour guided paddling
 gift certificates. We need 10 ladies to make this a go.        adventure includes the kayak, paddle, life vest and
 $10 for one service, $20 for two or more. Don’t miss           guide. Single or Double Kayaks available. Group
 your chance to relax. Stop by the HOA Office to pick           maximum of 24. Please dress appropriately. Cost is
 your time slots today. All reservations must be in by          $40 per person. Check payable to VillageWalk. A 7 day
 Wednesday, February 16.                                        cancellation applies for refund.

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        Sunset horseback Ride                                          kayaking at Isles of Capri
                                                                       Friday, March 18th 9 AM to Noon (check in 8:45 AM)
  Monday, March 7th Depart 5 PM return 7 PM (check in by 4:45 p.m. )
      A beautiful guided horseback ride through the                      This guided
          “Everglades” of Florida. Departing from                      kayaking tour departs
      M & H Stables in south Naples. You will enjoy                    from a private beach
     beautiful vistas, fauna, fowl and quite frequently,               behind The Capri Fish
     visits from Bald Eagles. So be sure to bring your                 House on Johnson
     camera. We return at dusk. There is a maximum                     Bay in Isles of Capri.
          of 5 for this ride. Cost is $60 per person.                  Your breathtaking
    Check payable to VillageWalk. RSVP required by                     views include: Islands,
   Monday, February 28th. A 14 day cancellation policy
                                                                       beaches, mangrove tunnels, Dolphin, birds, Manatee
    applies for this event. M & H Stables is located at
             4540 Stable Way Naples, FL 34114.                         and more. We will make a stop on an island to do some
                                                                       shelling as well. Afterwards grab a bite at the Capri Fish
                                                                       House restaurant (charges on own). The cost is $65.00
                                                                       per person (please indicate single or double kayak at
  The Butterfly estates Tour and lunch                                 time of reservation). Check payable to VillageWalk.
  Thursday, March 10th 10:30 AM to 1 PM                                RSVP required by Monday, March 7th. See the HOA
    A wonderful day in the heart of Spring! Surround
                                                                       Office for reservations. A 14 day cancellation policy
  yourself with thousands of butterflies as we tour the
  gardens of the Butterfly Estates in downtown Ft.                     applies for this event.
    Myers! The day begins with a butterfly presentation
  in the Butterfly Conservatory featuring 3,614 square
  feet of glazed glass complete with cascading waterfalls,             KoMen SouTHweST FloRiDa
  lush tropical plants and butterflies that astound guests
  with their beauty. Next, our outdoor adventure starts in
                                                                       Race FoR THe cuRe
  the Butterfly Gardens. Gardeners are on hand to provide                               The “VillageWalkers” are back in action
  information and to answer questions. After our tour, we                             for The Fight against Breast Cancer.
  visit Flutterby’s Café for lunch and (weather permitting)                           We are entered in the Saturday,
  dine Al Fresco under the large oak trees. After lunch                               March 12, 8:00 a.m. Race at Coconut
  you may return to the gardens or visit Caterpillars, a gift                         Point Mall in Estero. If you are interested
  shop with an ice cream and fudge factory! Cost is $29.00                            in joining the group please contact Marge
  per person and your entrée selection is required with                               Wisniewski at 948-3930 or email her at
  your reservation. Choose from swallowtail sandwich,                                 margewise@gmail.com. You can register
  chrysalis wrap, monarch sandwich, oriental grilled
                                                                       online at http://www.komenswfl.org/komen-race-for-the-
  chicken salad or the flutter by salad (menu descriptions
  available at the HOA Office) also includes beverage.                 cure/teams. Make sure to make the VillageWalkers your
  Check payable to VillageWalk. RSVP required by                       team of choice! We are looking for more participants to
  March 1st. See the HOA Office for reservation: please                join us in the Walk this year!
  indicate your entrée choice at time of reservation. 7 Day              If you are unable to attend the
  Cancellation Applies. Transportation on own.                         race you may still donate to our
                                                                       team! If you register by 2/25 a
Progressive Dinner Pub crawl                                           race packet will be mailed to your
                                                                       house, otherwise you will have to
  Join the fun and grab dinner on the way! Friday, March 11
we will be doing a progressive dinner pub crawl. The Ku-               pick it up or on day of race. We are
Ku Ku-Nu-Ku, a famous authentic “open air” San Francisco               also selling t-shirts this year for our
Motorized Cable Car, will pick us up in front of the Town              team the VillageWalkers.
Center. We’ll board the trolley at 5:00 p.m. and go to Yucatan’s
for appetizers, Nervous Nellie’s for Dinner and Parrot Key                All t-shirts are $10.00 each and
for dessert. We are working on VillageWalk specials at each            come in Navy Blue and White.
of these restaurants to make this night a blast. The cost for          We are taking pre-orders until
the trolley is $20.00 per person and food and beverage at the          February 11. After February 11,
restaurants are on your own. The trolley will depart from              t-shirts will be $15.00. Get your
VillageWalk at 5:00 p.m. and return at 10:00 p.m. Limited              t-shirt orders in today!
space is available for this night of fun so stop down to the
HOA Office today!
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FashionofShow food                                            St. Patrick’s Day at Railhead Cafe’
                                                              Thursday, March 17 at 6:00 p.m.
Join us for day fashion and
on Tuesday, March 15 here at the Town                            Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Railhead Cafe’ with a
Center beginning at 10:00 a.m. Boutique                       themed buffet consisting of Corned Beef and Cabbage,
on Wheels offers a unique Fashion Show                        Irish stew or Dublin Chicken and dessert. $14.95 per
Program that every woman will love.                           person ++. Please call 221-7093 for reservations
Their clothes are washable, perfect to
travel in, take on a cruise and they come
in separates and sets! The best thing is
they bring racks and racks of clothes with
                                                                         Charming Charlies
them on the day of the show. If you see                                 Girls M orning Out!
something that you love, you can actually                   If you haven’t been to Charming Charlies you are missing
take it home with you that day! They carry                  out. Grab your girlfriends and let’s go shopping on
all sizes from small to x-large in average                  Monday, March 28 from 10:30 -12:30 p.m. for our Girls
and petite lengths; of course some smaller                  Morning Out. Light refreshments and snacks will be
                                                            provided for this VIP Shopping with 20% off your total
and larger sizes are available. All forms of
                                                            bill for the afternoon. Minimum of 10 ladies to receive the
payment are accepted. For groups of 30 people or            discount. We are headed to the Shops at Mercato in Naples.
more ten lucky participants will receive a $5.00 gift       Please sign up by Thursday, March 24 by calling 949-9909.
certificate to be drawn at the conclusion of the program!
Lunch will begin at noon catered by Railhead Cafe’
consisting of a trio of salads: tuna, chicken and egg
salad, beverage and dessert included. So get your
                                                               For the Love of Pearls
                                                                          Thursday, March 31 at 12:00 p.m.




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afternoon. $15.00 per person. Please make reservations              course! This is a luncheon any woman certainly
by Friday, March 11 for planning purposes. Payment                does not want to miss. Break out that timeless little
due at time of reservation. To make this Fashion Show             black dress and join us for this fabulous luncheon.
a success I am looking for 5 models to participate in the       Discover the beautiful world of pearls at this relaxed
show. Models can be sizes 8-18 and only need to arrive            and fascinating event. Mike Brennan, International
with a pair of dress shoes and a smile! Call Michelle at          Pearl Expert, will share information about the past,
949-9909 if you wish to participate.                              present and future of pearls as well as secrets from
                                                                 pearl cultivation and production. Each attendee will
                                                                receive a beautiful pair of pearl stud earrings (see the
                                                               gift at the HOA Office) and one lucky person will win
sunset cruise                                                     a classic pearl necklace. A buffet luncheon will be
   Set sail out of the City Dock in                            followed by shopping in the Gallery of Pearls! This is
Naples aboard the Sweet Liberty                                 a special opportunity to save up to 75% off retail. All
on Friday, March 25. The Sweet                                 pearls are GIA Certified for Authenticity Grade A and
Liberty winds through the Gordon                              above. Included are true Tahitian and Rare Pink Pearls.
River, passing Port Royal and                                     Lunch is catered by Railhead Cafe’ with a fabulous
giving passengers a great view                                salad bar with an assortment of house salad, fruit salad,
of some of Naples largest homes. The trip to The Gulf            three bean, pasta salad, Sesame chicken stir fry and
of Mexico takes about 40 minutes and also encounters            a mousse dessert. Beverages and coffee are supplied.
mangroves and a variety of wildlife. After entering the       Cost is $20.00 per person: includes lunch and of course
Gulf of Mexico, passengers will view our famous sunset          a pair of pearl stud earrings! All reservations must be
-- a memorable, breathtaking experience. Boarding             into the HOA Office by Thursday, March 24. This event
begins at 6:15 p.m. with a 6:30 p.m. departure, returning     is open to guests and a 14 day cancellation applies for a
around 8:00 p.m. The city dock is located at 880 12th                 refund. Payment due at time of reservation.
Ave South, Naples, FL 34102. The price per person for
this trip is $30.00. Please sign up and pay at the HOA
Office window by Monday, March 21. Checks can be                             Save The DaTe:
made out to VillageWalk. You may bring a small cooler         Saturday, March 12 VillageWalk’s 2nd Annual Art
on board with food and beverages.                             exhibition by VillageWalk’s own Oil Painting Class

                                                                                   FEBRUARY 2011    Talk of The walk~ 7
                                                   bus trIp s

 Immokalee Casino                                                 SeLby GarDenS Trip
    Hop on the bus for a day of pressing your luck! We
                                                                  Tuesday, March 22
 have Thursday, February 17 booked for a day at the
                                                                  8:00 a.m. check in/8:15 a.m. departure
 Immokalee Casino. We will depart from the Bocce
 courts at 9:00 a.m. and return around 2:00 p.m. The cost           Experience nature in
 of this trip is $20.00 per person, which includes a $30.00       full bloom at Marie Selby
 free play voucher and a $5.00 food voucher. Photo ID             Botanical Gardens! Marie
 is required and driver gratuity is not included. We need         Selby is a 15-acre tropical
 a minimum of 20 people to make this trip a go. Checks            oasis on the sparkling shores
 can be made payable to Dolphin Transportation and                of Sarasota Bay. Here you
 must be turned in by Monday, February 14. Guests of              will encounter the world’s
 VillageWalk residents are welcome to attend!                     most spectacular living
                                                                  collection of rare tropical
                                                                  plants in open-air and under-
                                                                  glass displays, including more than 6,000 orchids and
  MiaMi HeaT BaSKeTBall GaMe                                      3,600 bromeliads! After our guided tour of the gardens
     Miami Heat Basketball Game vs. orlando Magic                 enjoy lunch at the famous Columbia Restaurant. There
                                                              t   you will have the choice of: Merluza “A La Russa”;
                  THuRSDay, MaRcH 3                  LiS
                                                                  premium Merluza (fish) breaded with toasted ground
                                                  ait Ly
             Depart Villagewalk at 2:00 PM       W n
                                                   O              Cuban bread, grilled and topped with lemon butter,
            Dinner 5:00 PM/Game Time 8 PM                         chopped parsley and egg and #1) served with yellow
         Return immediately Following Game                        rice and fresh vegetables. #2) Palomilla: Marinated
                                                                  Top Sirloin cut very thin and quickly grilled. Topped
    Tickets are on-sale! If you have already replied to the       with Mojo Crudo (chopped onion, parsley, and lime
  previous email your name is on the list!                        juice), served with Plantanos and Fries or Rice, or #3)
    Join us for an evening of great basketball as the             Arroz con Pollo; the traditional dish from Tampa’s
  Miami Heat take on the Orlando Magic! Who will                  Ybor City, one quarter chicken baked with yellow rice,
  be the winner in this evening of Florida rivals?
                                                                  green peppers, onions, tomatoes, spices and virgin
  The Miami Heat have three new super star players
  (LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh) so this              olive oil. All lunches come with bread, butter, coffee,
  game is certain to be full of action. Your trip includes:       tea, soda and a choice of key lime pie or flan for
  round trip transportation from/to VillageWalk, ticket           dessert. If time permits, you may visit a few shops at
  to game (level 300), dinner before game at The Knife            St. Armand’s Circle before or after lunch. On the way
  Argentinean Style Steak House in Bayside Market                 home we will make a quick stop at Troyer’s Amish
  Place www.thekniferestaurant.com featuring a buffet             Restaurant. Troyer’s offers a delicious display of fresh
  of: Appetizers (over 10), Salad Bar, Entrees: Beef,             baked desserts, breads, fresh salads, cheeses and much
  Poultry and Achuras (sausages, sweetbreads, etc.) over          more. This bus trip includes: roundtrip transportation,
  15 entrees available, choice of one dessert, choice             guided tour at Selby Gardens, lunch at the Columbia
  of one bottle of wine or two draft beers or unlimited           Restaurant and a light snack en route. Gratuity for
  soda/iced tea per person. Snack on bus on return route.         the driver is not included and will be collected on
  Cost will be $129 per person.
                                                                  return route (suggested amount $3 per person). Cost is
                                                                  $65.00 per person. Check payable to VillageWalk. All
                                                                  reservations for this trip are due to the HOA Office by
 miami south beach trip                                           Monday, March 14. A 14 day cancellation for refund
 Wednesday, March 30                                              applies.
    $65 per person includes: round trip
 transportation from/to Naples. Guided South
 Beach Walking and Riding Tour. Shopping
 and lunch time (on own) at Lincoln Road in
 South Beach and narrated boat cruise around
 Biscayne Bay including the “stars” homes. Bus departs
 from Bonita Grande Shopping Plaza at 7 a.m. Call Diane
 Licata at CI Travel for reservations at 430-1254.

8 ~ Talk of The walk FEBRUARY 2011
                                   workshops & classes

Oil Painting Monday Mornings                                       Cooking Demonstration
Feb. 10 Thurs. 1-4 pm • Feb. 14th Mon 9:30-12:30                      Join Nicole Roy on Wednesday,
Feb. 21 Mon. 9:30-12:30 • Feb. 28 Mon. 9:30-12:30 /                February 16 for this cooking class that
9:30-12:30 for $65.00                                              is a ton of fun! This hands-on cooking
  We will paint from your choice of several set up still lifes     experience is a great group activity
(or you can work on your own project) and will focus on            in a kitchen environment at your
relationships, values, edges and shapes. Our goal will be          community clubhouse or restaurant.
to become better painters that grow into true artists! All         Learn how to cooking a healthy
levels welcome! Contact Information: Lydia LaChance,               meal in a snap, cook with less clean
lydlachance@gmail.com, 802-343-3300                                up, maximize flavor with “healthy”
                                                                   seasoning, easily prepare a variety of
                                                                   foods you never thought you would
                                                                   love, make healthy substitutions to oils, cream-based
                                                                   foods, fried foods and breading. Class will begin at
                                                                   2:00 p.m. right here in the VillageWalk kitchen. Class
                                                                   is $5.00 per person with a maximum of 8 people. All
  investment Workshop                                              reservations must be in by Monday, February 14.
     Join Joe Dise from Dise Wealth Management on
  Tuesday, February 1 at 9:30 a.m. This is low-key,
  open forum on investing and the overall markets.                           Picasso Workshop
  He encourages questions as no agenda is set for the               Learn how to create a layered imagery master piece!
  discussions. Please contact Joe Dise on topics you would          Join Marjorie Pesek as she hosts this one or two day
  like to discuss or if you wish to attend at 898-9122 or           workshop at the Town Center on Tuesday, February 8
  email jdise@att.net.                                              & Wednesday, February 9. Class is for all levels and
                                                                   will run from 9:00a.m.-12:00p.m. If you are wondering
                                                                    what Layered Imagery is, take a look at the flyer and
                                                                    pieces that are displayed at the HOA Office. Class is
                                                                    $55.00 for one class or $85.00 for both days. Please
                                                                   RSVP to all of these classes by calling 949-9909 today.
                                                                      Check out her work online at www.youtube.com/
                                                                                   watch?v=-h5rcVvv3Ho.


                                                                 “outlook and opportunitiEs:
                                                                      tHE Good, tHE bad,
  Watercolor Classes                                                and tHE opportunity”.
    Watercolor lessons are being offered this season. Dee        This is an education
  and Ellen are Terry Madden certified teachers and also         program brought to you
  add in other methods from classes they have attended.          by Kathy Markiewicz of
    The cost for 2 teachers and lots of individual help is       Edward Jones, geared to
  $30/class with the 7th class free. No drawing skills need.     people who have a variety
  You too can paint. You can do it! Call the Watercolor          of investment experience.
  ladies at 239-436-3528 or 239-641-9802 to reserve your         The seminar is on Tuesday, February 15 at 9:00 a.m., with
  spot. Classes meet Friday mornings from 9:30 a.m. -            a continental breakfast. This seminar addresses concerns
  12:00 p.m. You must pre-register for class.                    surrounding the economy, including the recession, jobs,
                                                                 interest rates, inflation, the deficit and taxes. We’ll also
                                                                 explore how the current economic environment presents
                                                                 some attractive opportunities for investors. Please RSVP
                                                                 to the HOA Office by Friday, February 11 for planning
                                                                 purposes. Minimum of 5 people to hold FREE seminar.
                                                                                        FEBRUARY 2011   Talk of The walk~ 9
                               work shop s & cl asses                                  (coNt.)



 hormones: Men vs. Women                                             villageWalk Case Study -
   Join us in the ballroom on Thursday, February 3
 2:30 p.m. for this informative FREE seminar. Please                 Get Those Thinking Caps On
 RSVP by Tuesday, February 1 for planning purposes.                  Thursday February 10th, 10:00 am • Ballroom
 We need a minimum of 5 people to run this seminar.                  $4 per person
                                                                        Have you ever wondered what those hotshot MBA
                                                                     students discuss at institutions like the Harvard Business
                                                                     School? Now is your chance. Frank Kearney, a resident
 Frond Zoo                                                           of VillageWalk, will lead a one and a half hour class using
   Don’t miss out on this unique experience. These                   an actual business case study and the techniques used at
 creations are not your normal same old craft. They                  graduate schools such as the Harvard Business School.
 are unique creatures that come to life and no two are               Frank is a Harvard Business School graduate; he will teach
 exactly the same. You will be hands on in this craft                a business case study which he has taught in China and
 class making elephants, turtles, fish, zebras or whatever           elsewhere. It is a short (3 page) case which lends itself to
 your imagination allows you to envision. Heidi Saletko              group presentations and discussion. The case involves a
 has been perfecting this class to engage you for about              simple problem with no clear-cut solution: in other words,
 an hour and 45 minutes of pure fun. Class will be                   a typical business case study. When Frank has taught this
 held on Wendesday, March 16 at 10:00 a.m. in the                    case in the past, the class enjoyed the challenge and had
                                                                     fun at the same time. You don’t need a business or finance
 Town Center. All supplies for this class are provided
                                                                     background to participate. Ladies, you should also be
 for $20.00 per person. Please make checks payable to
                                                                     aware that at business schools today, classes are typically
 Heidi Saletko. Must RSVP by Monday, March 14. Plus                  equally split between men and women so join in the fun.
 you keep what you create!                                               The class will cost four dollars to cover, printed
                                                                     materials and royalty fees. A minimum of 20 participants
                                                                     is required in order for the class to be successful. This
                                                                     presentation is a part of the Expanding Horizons program.
                                                                        Payment and reservation with Tammy at the Town Center
                                                                     reception window by Monday February 7th at 4:00 pm.


                                                                   Grocery Store Tour-
                                                                     Are you tired of manufacturers making label reading
                                                                   “brain surgery”? Do you really know how to read an
                                                                   ingredient list to improve your health? Do you know that
                                                                   some manufacturers “stretch the truth” about their product?
                                                                   Learn how to:

 AARP
                                                                   •	 discover	healthy	foods	you	didn't	know	existed
                                                                   •	 decipher	between	items	labeled	fat	free,	sugar	
    Join us on Wednesday, March 23 and Thursday, March
                                                                      free,	low	fat,	low	sugar,	etc.	
 24 at 5:45 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. for this important program. The
 AARP offers the Driver Safety Program designed to reduce          •	 make	homemade	granola,	snacks,	and	other	
 a driver’s risk for accidents and tickets. The classes serve as      quick	recipes
 a refresher course but also present new changes in Florida
 laws. Defensive driving techniques are emphasized. Included       •	 prepare	highly	nutritious	veggies	that	are	not	
 are ways to adjust your driving due to age-related changes           well	known
 in vision, hearing and reaction time. Each driver over 55         •	 steer	clear	of	ingredients	that	will	exacerbate	
 taking this course is automatically eligible for a discount on       your	health,	or	as	Nicole	calls	them...	the	
 auto insurance. There is no final exam; only attendance is           "hidden	forbiddens"	
 needed. AARP membership is not necessary but affords a $2
 discount on the $14 tuition. We need a minimum of 15 people         No more guessing whether it’s healthy or not. Let me
 to register by Monday, March 21 to make this class a success.     show you how to make grocery shopping quick, easy, and
 Please RSVP to the HOA Office by calling 949-9909. Checks         healthy! Join Nicole Roy on Friday, February 11 at 1:00
 are made payable to AARP and are due at time of registration.     p.m. at the Publix in the Bonita Grande Shopping Plaza.
 Class will run for about three hours each evening.                This tour is $25.00 per person with a maximum of 8 people.
                                                                   Checks made payable to Nicole Roy.
10 ~ Talk of The walk FEBRUARY 2011
                                                        clubs


                   neW CLUb!                                     Southwest Florida
                    *Cornhole*                                   Bocce League
    First tournament will be on Monday, February 28 at           Village Walk is one of 16
  6:00 p.m. Please sign up at Railhead Cafe’. $2.00 drafts       communities in the Southwest
  and drink specials.                                            Florida Bocce League. League
                                                                 play is on Fridays from January
                                                                 7th through March 25th. For
                 aLL OCCaSiOnS                                   more information call Steve
                                                                 Spring at 498-2332.
            FeBRuARy BIRThDAyS
         Richard Flach • Joan Cleneay • Sue Adams                Men’s Bocce
               Al Robertson • Sue Valentin
                                                                   Join the men of VillageWalk at our Bocce courts
             hAPPy ANNIVeRSARy                                   every Friday at 10:00 a.m. for a game of Bocce. All are
      Angie and Bill Cornelius 66 wedding anniversary,           welcome, experience not required! Just show up!
                         Feb. 14.
   If you have a special occasion, birthday, or anniversary,   bOWLinG
   please send an email to Marita at mlflach@aol.com . We
     like sharing these special dates with the community!      LeaGUe
                                                                 If you are interested in getting
                                                               together once a week or once a
village Walk ambassadors                                       month let’s do it! Call Michelle
Welcome New Residents                                          at 949-9909 to get this going.
   Our Goal is to help you to become an active, happy
resident of this great community. Please call on any
committee member for information on the many activities
at Village Walk. The best way to get to know your                BRIDGe SOCIAL CONTRACT
neighbors is to volunteer for an activity or committee.          1st & 3rd Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. in the Great Room.
Please RSVP to Dorothy at 390-9417 if you can volunteer.                       Contact: Lela 948-0267
Dorothy DeCastro (390-9417) dot@redmill.com or
Sandy Gibbons (949-1887) Sondra.gibbons@gmail.com.             Canasta
                                                                  Join us in the Hibiscus
                                                               Room on Mondays at 1:00
               Bike CluB                                       p�m� and Tuesday nights
    On Wednesday, February 9 bike the beautiful bridges        in the main lobby at 7:00
  of VillageWalk! This is great cross training right in        p�m� for this card game� The
  your backyard. We will meet at the Bocce courts at           first Monday of the month
  10:00 a.m. and bike about 12 miles at a moderate pace.       at 12:00 noon we will be
  After the ride we will return to the Railhead Cafe’          giving instruction on playing
  for lunch. Helmets are mandatory. If you have any            Canasta� If you are interested,
  questions or wish to participate, please call Fred           please contact Sandy Gibbons at
  Hodapp at 495-2499.                                          949-1887, Marge Wisniewski at
                                                               948-3930 or Margie Lutz at 390-9305 to schedule

BINGO
                                                               an instructional session�

  Join us in the Town Center on Monday,
February 7, 21 & 28 at 7pm for Bingo. Doors
                                                                 CarD MakinG & rUbberSTaMpinG
                                                                    Join us on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at
open at 6:15 p.m. with FREE dessert and a
                                                                 10:00 a�m� or 6:30 p�m� in the Town Center for this class�
$100 cover all each night. Railhead Cafe’
                                                                 Each class is $10�00 per person paid directly to the in-
will be hosting Pre-Bingo specials, please call
                                                                 structor� If you wish to attend, reservations are a must by
221-7093 for details. If you are interested in making Bingo
                                                                 calling Sue Keys at 495-7785 or Ruth Naton 948-3662�
a success, please call Margie Lutz at 390-9305 today!
                                                                                      FEBRUARY 2011    Talk of The walk~ 11
                                               clubs          ( c o N t. )


Computer                                                     Fishing Club
                                                               Join us on our next trip Monday, February 1 at 9:00 a.m.
Class                                                          Come fish with us on Wednesday, February 16 out of the
Payment made directly to                                     Port of the Isles.
instructor: Christine Capasso 992-                             7 AM DePARTuRe FROM The BOCCe COuRTS.
0970� Please make reservation with                                                8-12:30 FIShING
Christine, if planning on attending�                           Lunch on your own to follow. No
Learn Basic Computer Skills�                                 equipment needed. The boat captain
Library in Town Center�                                      supplies everything. We will be fishing
                                                             in the Thousand Island area. The cost
                                                             will be $85 per person for 4 1/2 hours
           Coffee Men’s                                      of fishing. Please call Tom Gibbons at
                                                             949-1887 if interested.
    On February 8 join Dr Allen
  Weiss, CEO Naples Community
  Hospital as he speaks about Health                                      Game NiGht
  Care Reform. On February 22                                     1st & 3rd Tuesday • 7 p.m. in the Great Room
    Marc Semach, DiVosta Pulte and                                Get a group together to play Euchre, Pinochle,
  Nicole Hornberger Bonita Springs                              Rummy Cube, or your game of choice� Have a new
                                                                        game to share? Bring it with you�
  Fire Department will be discussing
  new home sales and trends in VillageWalk and
  CERT program.                                              Grandma’s Closet
                                                                We need your baby stuff! As people move in and out of our
                                                             community it’s important to keep updating our Grandma’s
  Dining with Friends                                        Closet listing. Grandma’s Closet is a community listing of
    We are a group                                           baby and children’s items such as cribs, strollers, play toys
  of people who                                              etc. that you are willing to share with other homeowners. We
  enjoy good                                                 all have family that comes into town; instead of buying these
  food and good                                              items why not help someone in need. If you are willing to
  conversation and                                           share or need items to be shared, please contact Margie Lutz
  who need more                                              at 390-9305 or email lmlutz@embarqmail.com. Don’t forget
  members. We                                                to mention your name, phone number, the items and if you
  will be meeting                                            are seasonal or permanent. We thank you in advance!
  monthly on the
  third Tuesday                                              Hand and Foot
  evening of the month; our next get together is Tuesday,      Join in the fun on Friday afternoons at 1:00 p�m� in
                                                             the Town Center for this takeoff on Canasta� If you
  February 15. We meet at member’s homes. Food
                                                             are interested in joining the group, email Meryl at
  preparation duties are shared. Members are expected to     msmwade@comcast�net
  act as hosts/hostesses at least once a season.
  For more information, people can contact Sara Kearney
  at (239) 495-1615 or Dorothy Decastro (239) 390-9417.         woulD you liKe To HelP wiTH a
                                                                 coMMuniTy HealinG SHawl?
                                                                   Contact Linda Rosen at 947-0900 or email her at
          Expanding Horizons                                                wondlin@embarqmail.com.
    Join Expanding Horizons on Thursday, February 3 at
  7:00 p.m. in the Town Center for a special presentation,   Ladies’ Coffee Klatch
                                                               Join us on Friday, February 4 at Railhead Cafe’ at 10:00 a.m.
  with champagne and hors d’oeuvres! Tom Wade will
                                                             for our monthly meeting. The morning breakfast menu will
  be discussing the Rachmaninoff concert which is            be available. Barbara Dell productions will be on-site with
  scheduled for the following night at the Philharmonic.     her fabulous array of handbags, jewelry, tops and accessories.
  Please call 949-9909 to sign up.                           Her items vary from $5.00-$50.00, so there’s something for
                                                             everyone! They accept cash, check and charge.
12 ~ Talk of The walk FEBRUARY 2011
                                                clubs          ( c o N t. )



heLPING hANDS                                                          LunCh BunCh
  Suzanne Kiley and                                              February 23, 2011
Linda Johnson have
agreed to coordinate                                                We will be
the Helping Hands                                                enjoying our
group. As noted in                                               lunch this month
January’s newsletter,                                            at “The Jolly
we are trying to                                                 Cricket” at 720
gather a group of Village Walk residents who would               Fifth Ave. So,
be willing to give a “helping hand” to neighbors who             Naples.
may need temporary assistance. This might include                   Meeting time
driving to doctors’ appointments, grocery shopping,              is 12:30 with
providing a meal during illness, or providing a few              choice of menu
hours’ respite care for a homebound resident while the           and separate
caregiver takes a needed break. We will be meeting               checks available. “The Jolly Cricket” offers a varied
at 1 p.m. on February 23 at the Town Center to                   menu of soups and salads, sandwiches and flatbreads.
discuss ideas, develop a mission statement, and get a            Pub grub such as fish & chips, bangers & mash,
group of residents (may be seasonal or full time) who            shepherd’s pie and ribs to name a few are also on the
would be willing to help out. If you have questions              menu. Ladies – an extra bonus. The Best of Everything
or suggestions, please contact Suzanne (948-4309                 is almost right across the street.
kileysuzannea@aol.com) or Linda Johnson (405-8335                   Reservations are required and must be made with
lgjohnson2@gmail.com).                                           Tammy by noon on Monday Feb. 21st.


HooKeD on BooKS                                                Mah Jongg
FeBRuARy 9, 2011                                                 Ladies play Mah Jongg in
                                                               the Town Center on Tuesdays
   hooked on
                                                               at 1pm. We use the 2010-
Books will meet On                                             2011 National Mah Jongg
February 9, 2011 in                                            League card. We welcome
the Town Center.                                               new players. Anyone
The book choice                                                wishing to learn the game contact Barbara Spring at 498-
for this month is “Room” by emma Donohue; the                  2332 to arrange for lessons. If you wish to learn how to
leader will be Sara kearney.                                   play stop by at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday for a quick lesson!
    To five-year old Jack, Room is the entire world. It
is where he was born and grew up. It’s where he lives
with his Ma as they learn and read and eat and sleep                        Photography Club
and play. At night, his Ma shuts him safely in his                 We are getting a Photography club going here at
wardrobe, where he is meant to be asleep when Old                VillageWalk! Join us for our organizational meeting on
Nick visits.                                                     Monday, February 7 at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Center.
   Told entirely in the language of the energetic, pragmatic     We range from beginners to advanced and all levels are
five year old Jack, Room is a celebration of resilience and      welcome! If you have any questions please call Sara
the limitless bond between parent and child.                     Kearney at 495-1515 today.
    Please call or email Lela Gahwiler (gahwilerfl@
aol.com) if you are planning to attend – and if you are
interested in lunch at Railhead before the meeting.              Ladies Golf
                hOOkeD ON BOOkS 2                                  It has been decided that the ladies will be playing golf
   Join us on February 10 at 1:00 p.m. for our first             on Wednesday of every week at Cypress Woods.If you
organizational meeting. Your suggestions for our first           are planning to play, please notify Marge Wisniewski at
book will be considered and one will be chosen. If you           margewise@gmail.com or 239-948-3930. I must know by
would like to join the group please contact Bill Jones at        Sunday of each week in order to make a tee time for the group.
movrshkr@comcast.net.                                            The tee time will be made under the name “VillageWalk”.

                                                                                       FEBRUARY 2011    Talk of The walk~ 13
                                             clubs          ( c o N t. )



 Men’S GOLf                                                  !!SafeTy COMMiTTee nOTiCe!!
 vW Men’S GOLf LeaGUe                                           The Safety Committee is looking to revive
                                                                  Members attending: Don ementraut,
  Our numbers are growing,                                        Fred hodapp, Vince Marchesani and
 come join the fun.                                           George Worden Guests attending: Bill hedges,
    Membership is available
 throughout the year. A $50
                                                                 Jayne hedges, Bob Wagner, Chet Oliver
 enrollment fee per year must                                             and Frank kearney
 be paid at the VW activity
 office, Michelle Kithcart,                                  Minutes:
 prior to play. The fee is                                      Discussion of the transition from the Security
 used to enroll you in the                                   Committee to the Safety Committee, the Mission
 Florida PGA GHIN system                                     Statement and the structure of the latter committee.
 to establish a handicap and                                    Since the structure of the committee requires three
 for administrative costs of                                 permanent members with safety background three
 the league as well as socials.                              guests with law enforcement experience agreed to
 This is a fun league with the                               serve, including Bill Hedges (17+ years), Bob Wagner
 goals of enjoying golf with                                 (20+ years) and Chet Oliver (28+ years).
 little to no pressure, the great                               Frank Kearney agreed to publish the minutes and
 weather, and friendships.                                   other timely items on the website and to highlight
     League operation is on                                  important topics at the Men’s Coffee meetings.
 Thursdays from November                                     Michelle will do the same for the Newsletter and
 to April 28, 2011, tee times                                Kathryn will post the agenda in the Post Office and
 are between 10 am and Noon                                  Town Center.
 and may vary due to course                                     A Card Entry Sub-Committee will be headed by Bob
 special events. Members may play the course with carts      Wagner. Elaine Hubbell and Jane Spillane have agreed
 whenever it is open at leagues fees. The league fee         to serve, and one more person will be selected.
 is $57 plus tax. If you bring a guest they will pay the        A concerted effort will be made to reorganize the
 normal SWCC Guest Fee.                                      Neighborhood Watch and the Cert Committees.
    If you are interested in joining please contact Len        If you want to be involved or simply get more
 Yanazzo 239-495-3690, lyanazzo@mac.com or Andy              information, contact Fred hodapp: 239-495-2499 or
 DiPalma 239-405-3816, adipalma13@yahoo.com.                 e-mail fhodapp@comcast.net.



 reDTREASURE HUNT (THRIFT SHOPS shopping Sunshine Committee
      haTS                                Many times we would be more than
  Our                                                      willing to help our neighbors if we only
 in Naples) AND LUNCH IS CONFIRMED. There’s                knew they were in need. If you know
 a great shopping district on 10th Street around 2nd       someone in our community who is ail-
 Ave. North. I have a brochure which lists TWENTY          ing or who has lost a loved one, please
 SHOPS in a 6 block area!! Most open at 10am, some         contact Mary Jane at 221-7160.
 at 9 am & two open at 11 am. We will have lunch
 at AUDREY’S ATTIC & TEA ROOM. WE ARE
 CONFIRMED FOR 12:00 -12:30 for lunch. Wait                Quilting to socialize while you work! Join in
                                                           This is a great club
 til you see this shop!!!! it is loaded with jewelry and
 clothing and furniture and stuff!! Please be advised as   the fun on the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in
 the owner told us. :This is not the kind of place like    the card room. Please call Ann McKenzie at 595-4104 and
 THE CHEESECAKE FACTORY” EVERYTHING IS                     bring your project with you.

                                                           313
 MADE TO ORDER....SO PLAN ON A LEISURELY
 LUNCH. We will carpool from the Bocce Courts at
 9:00 on February 16th. Please contact the Queen Mother,   Join us Thursday afternoons at 1:00 p.m. in the Town Center
 Barbara Fortunato for details at 239-992-8520.            for this fun card game. It’s quick and easy to learn! Call Ada at
                                                           949-1671 for more information or to join the fun.
14 ~ Talk of The walk FEBRUARY 2011
                                                           fItNess

                                                                    Rose costello, PeRsonal tRaineR
neW MaT piLaTeS CLaSS                                               239-980-3352 or Botrose@aol�com� BS in Vocational
     Come join our great stretch,                                   Rehabilitation Education from Pennsylvania State University�
balance and tone class. This                                        Degree in Fitness and Nutrition�
discipline is a soft flowing Pilates
format. The one hour experience
is conducted for you to stretch
and relax after a busy day. You
                                                                      Muscle and conditioning!
                                                                        If you are interested in participating in a
will gain strength, better balance,
                                                                      muscle conditioning class (using hand
lose inches and have FUN. Meet
me in the Grand Cypress room                                          weights, ball, body weight, etc),
at 6:30 P.M. each Wednesday.                                          please contact Rose Costello at
Please bring a mat and wear                                           980-3352 or Botrose@aol�com�
comfortable clothing. See you                                         We have class on Tuesdays
then….. Mary Ann Sundin at                                            and Thursdays at 4:00 p�m�
495-3313.                                                             Must provide own weights,
                                                                      ball and mat or towel� Cost
                                                                      $5�00 per class�
WaTer aerObiCS
Free Class with a volunteer resident instructor! Tuesday and
Thursday mornings at 9:00 a�m� at the Resort Pool� This is a
great class for all fitness levels and abilities. No need to sign       ZUMba!
up, just show up! If you have any questions please contact              The routines feature
Marita at mlflach@aol.com.                                            interval training
                                                                      sessions where fast
                                                                      and slow rhythms and
                                                                      resistance training are
                                                                      combined to tone and
                                                                      sculpt your body, while
                                                                      burning fat. Come see
                                                                      what Zumba is about.
                                                                      Class will be offered on
                                                                      Monday, Wednesday
                                                                      & Friday mornings
                                                                      at 10:00 a.m. in the
WaLkinG                                                               Aerobics Room. Single
                                                                      Classes are $7.00 or
                                                                                                         STaRTinG MaRCH 1
                                                                                                         Tuesdays & Fridays
                                                                      buy the punch card, 9
DVD Class                                                             classes for $63 and get
                                                                                                         at 10:00 a.m.
                                                                                                         with Valentina
Monday - Friday at 9:00 a.m.                                          the 10th class FREE.
in the Aerobics Room.
 Great for all levels, low                                              Zumba is now at night!
                                                                        Join us at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday Night for Zumba in
impact, free class that                                               the Aerobics Room of the Town Center. Same pricing
anyone can join.                                                      as the day class. Must call Erika at (239) 770-4831.
                                                                      A minimum of five people required to run class.
                                                                      There will be a class held on Tuesday, February 1st no
                                                                      matter what.
     Cardio and strength
          DVD Class                                                     TV RoTaTion: THe cenTeR TV in THe FiTneSS
      Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 8:00 a.m. in the
  Aerobics Room. Join us for this strenuous DVD tape                     RooM iS on a once a MonTH RoTaTion
 as stay in shape for season! Free class, anyone can join.                    BeTween cnn anD FoX newS.

                                                                                            FEBRUARY 2011    Talk of The walk~ 15
                            actIvIty dIrector Notes

          e-mail Distribution List                             phIlharmoNIc shows
  If you would like to receive
updates for the community with                                           classical series #4
                                                                                 OLD OUT
Activities and HOA information                                              Shelley Play Rachmaninoff
or wish to have the newsletter
please email Michelle Kithcart at                                              S
                                                                        Friday, February 4, 2011 8:00 p�m�
                                                                             Tickets are $61�00 each
activities@villagewalkbonita�com
or stop in the Town Center and fill
out a form�                                                  Michael Feinstein...the sinatra Project
                                                                      Thursday, February 17, 2011 8:00 p�m�
                                                                             Tickets are $71�00 each
             resident Directory
    The Directory is here and it’s twice the size as                           Mamma Mia!
  last year. Please pick them up from the HOA Office                     Sunday, April 3, 2011 at 8:00 p�m�
  window for $5.00 each.                                                     Tickets are $87�00 each


                                                                                     Yanni
 New paymeNt polIcy                                                      Tuesday, April 19, 2011 8:00 p�m�
     Due to the                                                              Tickets are $100�00 each
 high volume
 of Activities
 and for more                                                                     spamalot
 efficient tracking                                                      Saturday, April 19, 2011 8:00 p�m�
 purposes,                                                                    Tickets are $74�00 each
 payment is
 required with
 reservation for all activities. There will only be a 72-      love me tender and elvis tribute
 hour window for residents who are out of town. We                       Saturday, May 14, 2011 8:00 p�m�
 thank you in advance for helping us make this smooth                         Tickets are $41�00 each
 transition and to improve our overall accounting
 records for the Activities here at VillageWalk.
                                                             villageWalk License plates!
                                                               We are happy to announce that we will now be selling
                   cHannel 95                                VillageWalk license plates at the HOA Office. Each plastic
                                                             plate is professionally designed with the VillageWalk
    Don’T FoRGeT To TuRn youR TV To cHannel 95 FoR all
    oF VillaGewalK’S uPcoMinG eVenTS anD iMPoRT anT          logo and will adhere to any size car� What a great way to
                                                             support your community! Each plate is $7�00 each and
                    Hoa inFoRMaTion!
                                                             can be purchased from the HOA Office Monday-Friday
                                                             from 8am-5pm, starting Monday, February 14� Limited
      ACTIVITIeS                                             quantities are available, grab yours today!

   COMMITTee MeeTING
     Join the activities committee on Thursday, February
  10 at 3:30 p.m. for our monthly meeting. We would
  like to invite all new volunteers to our wine and cheese
  event beginning at 4:00 p.m. We are looking for new
  homeowners in the community to join our group and
  make some new friends. You are welcome to attend our
  meeting at 3:30 p.m. as well. Bring a friend and help
  our community grow with new and exciting events!

16 ~ Talk of The walk FEBRUARY 2011
                                  h . o . a . I N f o r m at I o N

new Tenant in the Town Center                                   MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
  Please join us in welcoming “Travel & Tennis of               Villagewalk of Bonita’s annual Meeting is scheduled for
                                                               wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 6pm in the Town center. all
VillageWalk” to the community as new tenants between
                                                                 are welcome to attend. The neighborhood Voting Street
Fifth Third bank and the Steve Emerson Hair Studio.         Representatives should be in attendance to sign in for their streets.
  This business is a joint venture of Advantage Tennis
and Cruise Planners. Herbert and Barbara Wormser,
are both USPTA certified tennis instructors and Neil
and Carol Koelemeyer are Cruise Planners franchise
                                                             Dogs Must Be Kept On Leash
owners.                                                             At All Times
  Tennis services will include tennis orientation, league      VillageWalk has several pet owners allowing their
play, racquet repair and items for purchase such as         dogs off leash within the Community, violating both
balls, grips and strings. Travel services will include      the VillageWalk rules and Lee County Ordinances.
cruises, land vacations, travel counseling, location and    Although the need for exercise is recognized and
destination guidance.                                       understood, pet owners may not allow their pets to run
  The hours of operation shall be Monday through            free on any portion of the Community. When violations
Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and on               occur please contact Lee County Animal Control
Saturdays from noon until 4:00 p.m. Other hours will        immediately, while the violation is occurring, and report
be available by appointment.                                the violation. Lee County Animal Control will send
                                                            their deputy out to investigate and, as they have the legal
                                                            authority, will remove the animal from the property,
clarifying a                                                check that all shots are current, check that the animal is
                                                            in good health and fine the pet owner. The number to
misunderstanding                                            call is 432-2083. Walkers/bikers, put this in your cell
   Confusion and                                            phones.
misinformation                                                 If possible, contact the HOA office with the address
is circulating                                              of the pet owner so we may follow up with a violation
through our                                                 letter.
Community                                                      This is a serious safety issue (and health issue as
regarding                                                   a roaming dog cannot be picked up after either) and
Mainscape                                                   compliance is expected at all times in our Community.
Landscaping and                                                Pet Owners: A list of local pet friendly Doggie Parks
their monthly                                               is posted on the HOA board in the Post Office.
weed treatment
of the pavers
in driveways/
walkways.
                                                            auk and Blue Marlin neighborhood
Mainscape will spray one time only during the               Meeting information
month. Mainscape will not remove the weed stubble           Attention Auk Way, Blue Marlin Terrace and Sea
once weeds have died. This service is offered to            Star Lane homeowners! Elections will take place
VillageWalk as a courtesy and primarily to help with        on Tuesday February 1, 2011 in the Town Center to
the overall appearance of VillageWalk regarding             elect your street representatives. It is important that
the abandoned/foreclosing homes. Mainscape is not           you make plans to attend to attain a quorum, become
currently charging for this extra service which has         familiar with the Neighborhood Representative duties
already improved our Community overall.                     and elect those who will represent you! If you can not
                                                            attend the meeting, please be sure to return your signed
   However for most homeowners in VillageWalk once
                                                            proxy so quorum may be attained. If you do not have
a month treatment of the weeds will not be enough           anyone to represent you, leave that portion blank and
to keep homes free of weeds and looking their best.         we will hand your proxy to another homeowner from
Homeowners will continue to be responsible for weed         your street to represent you.
maintenance of their paver driveways/walkways and             West Block Neighborhood Meeting (includes Auk
violation letters will continue to be sent to homeowners    Way & Blue Marlin Terrace)…6:00pm.
where regular maintenance is not being performed.             Sea Star Lane Neighborhood Meeting …6:30pm.

                                                                                    FEBRUARY 2011      Talk of The walk~ 17
                                                    teNNIs

          TenniS inSTRucToRS                                 Pro exhibition match
                                                                      Friday, February 18 at 4.00 PM
   Herbert Wormser (USPTR ) Certified                        Come and watch some exciting Men’s Doubles Matches
                                                                        with our local professionals:
   Barbara Wormser (USPTA) Certified
                                                                  Roddy CanTey • TyleR ManRinG
             SERVICES/CONSULTATION:
                                                                ViCToR MonTeiRo • Jose PoRsTello
 Private/Group Lessons • Gift Certificates • Cardio Tennis
             League Play • Demo Racquets                              Cost is $ 10 ( incl. ticket and drinks)
           Racquet Restringing & Regripping                    Please pay at our Tennis Pro Shop by February. 11.
      Please call or email to sign up. Tel. 947-4050                    Questions call Herbert 947-4050
               email: wormserb@aol.com
                                                                   tennis & travel
Practice & Play Clinic                                                pro shop
Wednesdays at 6.00 PM
90 minutes practice and play - 45 minutes practicing              herbert Wormser/Neil koelemeyer
strokes, drills, doubles strategy and 45 minutes coached              Please visit our Tennis & Travel Shop
playtime� Minimum of 5 players� In order to sign up call                    at the Town Center, # 300
Herbert 947-4050 or email wormserb@aol�com                                      Hours of operation:
                                                                         Monday - Friday 10:00 to 5:00
     aDvanCeD beGinner CLiniC                                               Wednesday 10:00 to 6:00
              Tuesdays & Fridays at 11.00 AM                                 Saturday Noon to 4:00
      Introduction to tennis strokes, techniques, basic
     doubles strategy & coached playtime. Sign up by
      calling 947-4050 or email wormserb@aol.com.                        tennis instRuctoR
                                                                           MinDy RaSHBauM
       Tennis Fun for all Kids                                         PTR CeRTIFIeD INSTRuCTOR
   Thursdays at 5.00 PM. 60 min. of instructions, fun and         239-206-0372 or email mindigogirl@mac�com
  games. Call Herbert Wormser in order to sign up 947-4050    Services/Consultation: Racquet Stringing, Re-gripping,
                                                               Demos/ Gear Gift Certificates, Video Tape Analysis
                                                                 Beginner Clinic • 15.00 per person for 1.5 hours
     Bus Trip to Sony ericsson open                             Intermediate Clinic 15.00 per person for 1.5 hours
                 Tuesday, March 29, 2011                         Private/Group lessons (individual or 5pk pricing)
  Cost: $ 73 - price includes bus trip and reserved seat        Doubles Strategy Clinics. Crunchtime (See bulletin
  for the day session. Make check payable to: Herbert                board or call for additional information)
  Wormser and mail to: 28532 Hammerhead Ln,, Bonita
  Springs, FL 34135. Questions call: 947-4050


  racquet stringing & regripping                                  G e T
   Customized racquet stringing on electronic controlled
            digital tension stringing machine.
                                                               CrUnCheD!
                                                                       3.0 Open Clinic
       Demo racquets are available at no charge.               11:00 a.m. on Saturday Mornings
   Call Herbert 947-4050 or email wormserb@aol.com.                     $15 per person
                                                                   Call Mindy at 206-0372
            Save The DaTe fOr:
  March 4 ............ Draw Party f. Davis Cup               UpDaTeD TenniS rULeS anD reGULaTiOnS Can
  March 26 .................................. Davis Cup               be fOUnD On The inSerT paGe

18 ~ Talk of The walk FEBRUARY 2011
                                                      vill agEWalk salEs
  Grab Your Friends and Family, and Come                                                                                  steven emerson HaIr studIo
   Visit Our New, Successful Model Park!                                                                                  Monday - Saturday open at
                                                                                                                          10:00 a.m.
The new VillageWalk models have been a tremendous success, and we want                                                    Hair Hint Dry or Damaged Hair:
your friends and family to share the same joy in a new DiVosta home that                                                  Put moisturizer on dry ends of hair
you’ve enjoyed. We look forward to seeing you!                                                                            at nighttime and don’t rinse out.
                                                                                                                          Try this 3 times a week. If you have
   TOWNHOME SERIES                             CLASSIC SERIES                            ESTATE SERIES                    any questions
Dublon - 1,858 a/c sq. ft.               Surrey Crest– 1,701 a/c sq. ft.          Dunwoody Lane - 2,315 a/c sq. ft.       that need an
                                                                                                                          answer or
                                                                                                                          to make an
                                                                                                                          appointment
                                                                                                                          please give
                             Furnished   Vernon Hill - 1,911 a/c sq. ft.                                                  me a call at
                              Model!
                                                                                                                          992-8181!
                                                                                  Dunwoody Trail - 2,488 a/c sq. ft.
      GARDEN SERIES
Gray Myst - 1,392 a/c sq. ft.
                                                                      Furnished
                                                                       Model!


                                         Tifton Way - 2,029 a/c sq. ft.

                                                                                                           Furnished
                                                                                                            Model!

                                                                      Furnished
                                                                                  Morningside Lane - 2,611 a/c sq. ft.
                                                                       Model!

Pine Spring - 1,492 a/c sq. ft.          Tifton Walk - 2,177 a/c sq. ft.
                                                                                                                                         tel: 221-7093
                                                                                                                                  Hours of operatIon
                                                                                                                                     open 7 days a Week
                                                                                                                                  lunch & dinner 11am-Close
                             Furnished                                                                                     Breakfast 8am -11am friday saturday and
                              Model!            Don’t Miss Our New Included Features Package!                                            sunday only.
                                                                                                                            neW Wine menu and watch for our neW
Please stop by or call the new VillageWalk Sales Center for more information.                                                           dinner menu!
                                                                                                                                       Happy Hour
                                     (239) 948-4141                                                                          4pm-Close with weekly drink specials



 FiFth third Bank                                                          tennis &                                              Island naIls
 Hours of operation                                                         travel                                          Hours oF operation
 Monday – Friday                                                                                                               Tuesdays - Friday
 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm                                                         pro shop                                           10:00 am - 6:00 pm
 239-992-1695                                                              Herbert Wormser/                                        saturday
 Fax 239-002-2461                                                           Neil Koelemeyer                                    9:30 am - 3:00 pm
 www.53.com                                                                Please visit our                                        495-5863
                                                                       Tennis & Travel Shop
                                                                     at the Town Center, # 300
                                                                   HourS oF operaTioN:
                                                                   Monday - Friday 10:00 to 5:00
                                                                    Wednesday 10:00 to 6:00
                                                                      Saturday Noon to 4:00
                                                                                  947-6260

                                                                                                                         February 2011    Talk of The walk ~ 19
New year’s at villagewalk
     Vill ageWalk Monthly C alendar - FeBrUary 2011

      Sun                   Mon                   tues                   Wed                   thurs                                   Fri                   Sat
                                              1                      2                       3                                4                         5
                                              9:00 a.m. Investment   7:00 p.m. O’Canada      2:30 p.m. Hormones:              10:00	a.m.	Women’s	       8:00 - 11:00 a.m.
                                              Workshop               Get Together            Men vs Women                     Coffee	at	Railhead	Cafe   Community Garage
                                                                                                                              8:00	p.m.	Shelley	Play	   Sale
                                                                                             7:00 p.m. Expanding              Rachmaninoff	at	the	
                                                                                             Horizons Get                     Philharmonic              Group
                                                                                             Together                         Group	                    Cruise
                                                                                                                              Cruise


 6                      7                     8                      9                       10                               11                        12
Group Cruise            7:00	p.m.	Bingo       9:00 a.m.              9:00	a.m.               10:00	a.m.	Case	Study            1:00	p.m.                 12:00-4:00	p.m.	
                                              Men’s Coffee           Picasso	Workshop	       1:00-4:00	p.m.	Special	Oil	      Grocery	Store	Tour        Grand	Opening	of
                        7:00	p.m.
                                                                                             painting	class                                             Tennis	&	Travel
                        Photography	
                                              9:00 a.m.              10:00	a.m.	             1:00	p.m.	Hooked	on	Books	2
                        Club	Meeting
                                              Picasso Workshop       Bike	Club
                                                                                             3:30	p.m.	Activities	Meeting	                              4:30-9:30	p.m.
                        Group	
                                                                     1:00	p.m.	Book	Club     4:00	p.m.	Wine	and	Cheese	                                 Pub	Crawl
                        Cruise
                                                                                             party	for	new	members!


 13                     14                    15                     16                      17                               18                        19
 1:00	p.m.              4:00	p.m.	Tennis	      9:00	a.m.             7:00	a.m.               9:00	a.m.                        4:00	p.m.	Tennis							   9:00-11:00	a.m.
 West	Side	Story        Community	Meeting      Outlook	and	          Fishing	Trip            Immokalee	Casino	                Exhibition	               Health	Fair
                                               Opportunities                                 Trip
                        6:00	p.m.                                    2:00	p.m.                                                                          7:00	p.m.
                                                                                             8:00	p.m.	Michael	
                        Valentine’s	Day	
                                                                     Cooking	                Feinstein at the                                           Everblades	Game
                        at	Railhead	Cafe
                                                                     Demonstration           Philharmonic


 20                     21                    22                     23                      24                               25                        26
                        9:30	a.m.             9:00	a.m.              9:00-11:30	             5:30	p.m.                        10:00	a.m.                6:00-10:00 p.m.
                        Kayaking	at	the	      Men’s	Coffee           Pamper	Day              Women	Only	FREE	                 Babcock	
                        Conservancy
                                                                                                                                                        Mardi Gras
                                              5:00	p.m.Sunset	       12:00	Lunch	Bunch       dinner and seminar               Wilderness	Tour
                                                                                                                                                        With Caluha
                                              Cruise	on	AWE
                        7:00	p.m.
                                                                     1:00	p.m.Helping	                                                                  and Cream!
                                              7:00	p.m.	Bike	Night   Hands
                        Bingo
                                                                     7:00	p.m.	Islet	Trail


 27                     28
 7:05	p.m.              7:00	p.m.
 Red	Sox	vs.	Twins	     Bingo
 Opening	Night!
                        7:00	p.m.
                        Covenents	
                        Committee	Meeting




                                                    Recurring Events
Mondays:	    8:00	a.m.	Cardio	&	Strength	Aerobics	DVD	•	8:00	a.m.	Men	&	Women	Round	Robin/Cardio	Tennis	•	9:00	a.m.	Walking	DVD	Class9:30	a.m.	Oil	Painting	
             9:30	a.m.	Tennis	Advanced	Beginners	Clinic	•	10:00	a.m.	Zumba	•	1:00	p.m.	Canasta	•	6:00	p.m.	Weight	Watchers	•	7:00	p.m.	1st	Bingo
Tuesdays:	   9:00	a.m.	Water	Aerobics	•	9:00	a.m.	Walking	DVD	Class	•	9:00	a.m.	2nd	&	4th	Men’s	Coffee	•	10:00	a.m.	2nd	&	4th	Cardmaking	•	1:00	p.m.	Mah	Jongg
             4:00	p.m.	Muscle	and	Conditioning	•	6:30	Bocce	League	•	6:30	p.m.	2nd	&	4th	Cardmaking	•	6:30	p.m.	3rd	Dining	with	Friends	7:00	p.m.	Canasta
             7:00	p.m.	1st	&	3rd	Game	Night	•	7:00	p.m.	Zumba
Wednesdays:	 8:00	a.m.	Cardio	&	Strength	Aerobics	DVD	•	8:00	a.m.	Men	&	Women	Round	Robin	•	9:00	a.m.	Walking	DVD	Class	•	10:00	a.m.	Zumba
             10:00	a.m.	2nd	Computer	Class	•	1:00	p.m.	1st	&	3rd	Bridge	•	5:00	&	6:30	Bocce	League	•	6:00	p.m.	Practice	and	Play	Clinic	•	6:30	p.m.	Mat	Pilates
             7:00	p.m.	Poker	
Thursdays:	 9:00	a.m.	Water	Aerobics	•	9:00	a.m.	Walking	DVD	Class	•	1:00	p.m.	313	Card	Game	•	4:00	p.m.	Muscle	and	Conditioning	•	5:00	p.m.	Kid’s	Tennis
             6:30	Bocce	League	•	7:00	p.m.	2nd	Quilting		•	7:00	p.m.	Bible	Study
Fridays	     8:00	a.m.	Cardio	&	Strength	Aerobics	DVD	•	8:00	a.m.	Men’s	&	Women’s	Round	Robin	•	9:00	a.m.	Walking	DVD	Class	•	10:00	a.m.	Men’s	Bocce
             10:00	a.m.	Zumba	•	1:00	p.m.	Hand	and	Foot
Saturdays:	  9:30	a.m.	Mixed	Doubles	Round	Robin
                                                                                                                             FEBRUARY InsERt            Talk of The walk
                     VILLAGE WALK OF BONITA SPRINGS
                      TENNIS RULES AND REGULATIONS
Availability: The	Tennis	Facilities	are	available	to	all	residents	7	days	a	week.
Hours of Play:	8:00	A.M.	to	10:00	P.M.
Definitions: Resident:	VillageWalk	owner	or	lessee.	(When	leasing	to	a	non-resident,	the	owner	forfeits	rights	to	use	the	
Town	Center	Amenities).
Guest: Overnight	houseguest.	Guest	has	resident’s	rights.
Visitor:		Day	Guest.
Prime Time: 8:00	A.M.	to	12:30	P.M.	seven	(7)	days	a	week	from	October	1	through	April	30.	Prime	time	is	reserved	
for	Round	Robin	and	for	resident	play.	Visitors	are	not	permitted	during	“Prime	Time”	and	Visitors	are	permitted	during	
“Non-Prime	Time”,	hours	provided	at	least	one	resident	is	on	the	court	with	the	visitor	(s)	at	all	times.
Lights: Lights	may	be	turned	on	at	each	individual	court	as	required.		Lights	will	automatically	shut	off	at	10:00	P.M.	
However,	players	are	requested	to	turn	off	lights	upon	completion	of	play.
General: Appropriate	tennis	attire	including	tennis	shoes	only	must	be	worn	at	all	times.	Unacceptable	attire	would	
include	but	would	not	be	limited	to	bathing	suits,	tank	tops,	cut	off	jeans,	sandals,	running	and	cross	training	shoes.		
Appropriate	shirts,	shorts,	shoes	and/or	warm-ups	are	required	wear	at	all	times.	Excessive	yelling,	noise,	profanity	
and	racquet	throwing	will	not	be	tolerated	at	any	time.	Pets,	bicycles,	roller	blades,	skateboards,	scooters,	etc.	are	not	
permitted	on	the	courts.		Parking	of	bicycles	on	the	walkway	between	the	courts	is	not	allowed.	All	bicycles	must	be	
parked	in	the	designated	area.	Courteous	behavior	and	proper	language	are	also	required.
Children: Parents	will	be	responsible	for	their	children’s	behavior	at	all	time	on	the	courts	and	will	be	responsible	for	
any	damages	that	they	may	cause.		Children	under	twelve	(12)	years	of	age	must	be	accompanied	by	an	adult	at	all	times,	
unless	participating	in	an	organized	tennis	program	or	lesson.
Reservations: Court	reservations	must	be	made	on	the	sign	up	board	located	at	the	Tennis	Pavilion.	The	earliest	sign-
up	can	be	done	is	after	8:00	P.M.,	one	week	in	advance	only.		Entries	shall	be	made	in	using	first	initial	and	last	names.		
Playing	time	is	limited	to	1	1/2	hours.	Back-to-back	sign	ups	are	not	permitted.	Reserved	courts	are	held	for	10	minutes	
and	then	become	available	to	walk-ons.		Anyone	who	walks	on	the	court	to	play	shall	first	enter	their	name	on	the	Sign-Up	
Board.
Round Robin Play: Doubles Round Robin for men and women are on a drop-in basis.		No	sign-up	is	needed	for	
morning	Round	Robin	Play	and	is	scheduled	from	8:00	A.M.	to	9:30	A.M.	on	Monday,	Wednesday,	and	Friday	for	men;	
Tuesday	and	Thursday	for	women.	Saturday	will	be	open	tennis	play	for	Round	Robin	from	8:00	A.M.	to	9:30	A.M.		
Three	courts	shall	be	allotted	for	Round	Robin	play.		The	ten	(10)	minute	cancellation	policy	is	in	effect	regarding	unused	
courts.	
Activities: Any	type	of	tennis	activity	(e.g.	tournaments,	special	events,	league	play,	parties,	etc.)	must	be	presented	to	
the	VillageWalk	Activity	Director.
Leagues: League	practice	or	play	is	not	permitted	during	Prime	Time	hours.		When	League	play	is	scheduled,	the	Captain	
is	responsible	for	providing	the	names	of	the	visiting	team	to	the	“Entrance	Gate	Security	Office”	24	hours	in	advance.		
League	practice	or	play	shall	be	allotted	up	to	a	maximum	of	5	courts	and	all	team	roosters	must	be	comprised	of	at	least	
50%	VillageWalk	residents.		League	play	has	preference	over	all	other	play,	and	must	be	scheduled	via	the	Reservation	
Clause	above.
Instructions: Individual	or	group	instructions	may	be	given	to	Village	Walk	residents	and	their	guest/visitors.		
Instructions	may	be	given	by	only	Certified	USPTA	or	USPTR	members	only	and	must	be	residents	approved	by	the	
Tennis	Activity	Committee	and	the	Town	Center	Manager.	These	individuals	must	provide	proof	of	$1,000,000	in	
Liability	Insurance	naming	VillageWalk	as	an	Additional	Insured.		
Court Cleaning: Tennis	courts	will	be	groomed	and	maintained	by	VillageWalk	Maintenance	Personnel.		Problems	with	
the	court	surfaces,	lines,	nets,	etc.	should	be	reported	to	the	Town	Center	Front	Desk.
Rule Infractions: Rule	Infractions	should	be	in	writing	to	the	Village	Walk	Office	via	the	Town	Center	Front	Desk.
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