The VINTAGE by pengxuebo


									                                                     The VINTAGE
                                                                             at Zona Rosa
                                                                                Luxury Apartment Homes
          May 2009                       8811 North Congress Avenue • Kansas City, MO 64153 • (816) 584-9500

    The Vintage at Zona Rosa Staff
Property Manager                Marc
Leasing Coordinator           Janelle
Bookkeeper                    Kendra
Leasing Consultant             Jenny
Leasing Consultant             Karen
Leasing Consultant           Danielle
Sr. Maint. Tech.              Robbie
Maint. Tech.                     Ray
Housekeeping                    Anne
Grounds                         Zach        Meet Janelle! Janelle has worked at
Grounds                         Zach    the Vintage since April of 2006! She is the
Grounds                          Alex   leasing manager. Most days you can find
Grounds                       Jordan    her working in the clubhouse or out in the       Meet Eleanor Ryan!!! Eleanor is
                                        community. Her favorite thing about the       married to Alex Ryan, and they moved
                                        Vintage is the residents. It gives her a      from Australia to The Vintage in
                                        great opportunity to make tons of new         November 2008. Eleanor’s favorite thing
                                        friends! In her free time, Janelle loves to   about the Vintage is being right next to
                                        spend time with her two boys and her          Zona Rosa! Eleanor says the best place
                                        family. Her favorite hobbies are cooking,     to eat around here is Kato Japanese
                                        working in her garden and reading. Next       Steakhouse and Bravo! Eleanor enjoys
                                        time you see Janelle, make sure you say       exploring the U.S., cooking and checking
                                        HELLO!                                        out restaurants in her free time. If you see
                                                                                      Eleanor in our community, say HELLO!!!

                                                                                                Spring Cleaning Tips!!!
                                                                                          * Leave baking soda on carpeting
                                                                                      over night to absorb musty odors.
                                                                                          *Dust blinds by wrapping a cloth
            Office Hours                                                              around a ruler.
Monday–Friday          10 a.m.–6 p.m.                                                     * Don’t clean windows on a sunny
Saturday               10 a.m.–5 p.m.                                                 day, they will dry too fast and leave
Sunday                       1–4 p.m.                                                 streaks.
                                                                                          * To remove candle wax from carpet,
                                                                                      place paper bag over wax and apply
                                                                                      hot iron to bag.

                               Rent the Clubhouse! Just Call 816.584.9500
                                                                                  Pet Corner
                                                                                     Do you think you have the cutest pet?? If
                                                                                  you have a lovable furry friend that you think
                                                                                  should be in the newsletter, please e-mail me at
                                  The Romans had a day honoring a goddess Please
                               250 years BC. In England, dating back to the       include a photo of your pet with a story telling
                               1600s, they have Mothering Sunday the fourth       me about him/her and what makes them so
                               Sunday of Lent. In the U.S., Mother’s Day is the   special!
     Do You Remember           second Sunday of May. The first Mother’s Day
            When ...           was celebrated May 10, 1914, in honor of Anna
    *Doors to homes were       Jarvis’ mother. Anna Jarvis was from West
seldom locked.                 Virginia, and campaigned for the holiday.
    *Movie Theatres cost 10    Anna’s mother had organized women’s groups
cents and on Saturdays         to promote friendship and health. In 1914,
you also got a free plate or   President Woodrow Wilson made it a national
some such goody.               holiday. Today it is celebrated by many people
    *You knew all the          spending time with friends and family.
neighbors living on your
    *Your mother canned all
the fruits and vegetables
she could to last out the
winter months.
    *There was no
air-conditioning in your
house, but you didn’t know
you were hot even though
you were sleeping in a
pool of sweat.
    *Doctors made house                                                           Bargain Deals on Vacations in May
calls carrying everthing                                                              *Lake Tahoe*
that was available to heal                                                            For those who love the outdoors, Lake Tahoe
in a little bag.               Happy Birthday to All of Our Resident              is the ideal destination in May. The lake is
    *Street lamps were gas     May Birthdays!!!                                   popular for water sports and beach activities,
and lighted at dusk by a         Happy Birthday to the celebrities:               and with 38% savings on Lake Tahoe Hotels
lamplighter who returned         Tim McGraw 05/01/67                              compared to peak winter rates, going during
at dawn to put the light         Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson 05/02/72               off-season means affording activities like a
out.                             Randy Travis 05/04/59                            guided cruise or dining at many lake front
    *Neighborhood kids           Chris Brown 05/05/89                             restaurants.
hung around the street           George Clooney 05/06/61                              *4-Night Western Caribbean*
lamps and caught fireflies       Tony Hawk 05/12/68                                   Soak up the sun in Key West & Cozumel,
or played “Kick the Can,”        Stevie Wonder 05/13/50                           Mexico, on this cheap cruise. Cozumel’s
“King of the Mountain” or        George Brett 05/15/53                            Palancar Reef is one of the top spots for
“Hide and Seek.”                 Janet Jackson 05/16/66                           snorkeling & scuba diving. The ship features four
                                 Cher 05/20/46                                    pools, bar & bungee trampoline. Prices start at
                                 Drew Carey 05/23/58                              $299 with $50 in free onboard spending.

                       “Dream as if You’ll Live Forever, Live as if You’ll Die Today.”
    1. What would Barbie Doll’s measurements
be if she were life size?
    2. How much hay was eaten daily by
Jumbo, showman P.T. Barnum’s famous 6-1/2
ton elephant?
    3. 45% of wives say their husbands snore.
What percent of men will admit it?
    4. What did Hyman Lipman do in 1858 that                                                              Dear Residents,
made life easier for students?                                                                                Spring is finally here and
    5. What did Lizzie Borden, Napoleon and                                                               summer is just around the
Titan have in common?                                                                                     corner. Please keep safety
                                                                                                          in mind as you travel
Answers From April’s Trivia                                                                               around. Keeping vehicle
  1. Five                                                                                                 speeds under the limits
  2. Thomas Edison                                                                                        goes a long way toward
  3. Ten
                                                  Skillet Lasagna                                         preventing accidents,
  4. January
                                                     Ingredients:                                         especially as adults and
  5. Earth
                                                     • 1 (24-26 ounce) jar marinara sauce                 children are out and about
                                                     • 3 c. water                                         enjoying the warm
                                                     • 8 ounces lasagna noodles                           weather and outdoor
                                                     • 1 pound Italian turkey sausage                     activities.
                                                     • 2 garlic cloves, pressed                               Thank you for making
                                                     • 2 T. fresh parsley, chopped                        this your home and a great
                                                     • 2 ounces Parmesan cheese                           place to work for all of us
                                                     • 1 c. whole-milk ricotta cheese, drained            employed here at The
                                                     • 1/2 c. shredded mozzarella cheese                  Vintage at Zona Rosa.
                                                     • 1/4 t. coarsely ground black pepper                                 Thank you,
                                                       Combine sauce and water in skillet. Cover;
                                                  bring to a boil. Break noodles into quarters and
Upcoming Events in the Area
                                                  stir into sauce. Cover; simmer until noodles are
   Friday, May 8 - Fleetwood Mac, 8 p.m. at
                                                  tender, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, crumble
Sprint Center.
                                                  and cook sausage in another skillet, stirring often,
   Friday, May 8 - Kansas City Symphony -The
                                                  over medium-high heat until sausage is no longer
Lord of the Rings - 8 p.m. at Municipal
                                                  pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute. Add to noodles
                                                  and sauce. Next, set aside 1 T. parsley for
   Saturday, May 9 - Kenny Chesney,
                                                  garnish. Combine cheeses, remaining parsley
7:30 p.m. at Sprint Center.
                                                  and black pepper in bowl. Scoop spoonfuls of
   Saturday, May 16 - Walk for the Homeless,
                                                  cheese mixture on top of noodles. Cover and
5K family fun walk. 8 a.m. at Zona Rosa.
                                                  simmer until cheese is melted and heated
   Friday, May 29 - Sugarland, 8 p.m. at Sprint
                                                  through. To serve, sprinkle with reserved parsley.
                                                         Source: The Pampered Chef. Find additional
                                                                recipes or a consultant in your area at
                                                                   May 2009
     Sunday                   Monday               Tuesday          Wednesday           Thursday              Friday             Saturday
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                                                                                                        Happy May Day!

                                                                                                        Rent Is Due!!!
                                                                                                                              10 a.m.–Noon
                                                                                                        Valet Trash
                                                                                                        6–9 a.m.

                     3                     4                  5                     6               7                     8                  9

Rent Is Late After        Valet Trash                                                                   Valet Trash           Breakfast
Midnight                  6–9 a.m.                                                                      6–9 a.m.              10 a.m.–Noon

                     10                   11                 12                    13              14                    15                  16

                          Valet Trash                                                                   Valet Trash           Breakfast
                          6–9 a.m.                                                                      6–9 a.m.              10 a.m.–Noon

                     17                   18                 19                    20              21                    22                  23

                                                                  Blood Drive
                                                                  (In Front of
                          Valet Trash                                                                   Valet Trash           Breakfast
                          6–9 a.m.                                                                      6–9 a.m.              10 a.m.–Noon
                                                                  3:30–7:30 p.m.

               24/31                      25                 26                    27              28                    29                  30

                          Memorial Day
                          (Observed)           Valet Trash                                              Valet Trash           Breakfast
                                               6–9 a.m.                                                 6–9 a.m.              10 a.m.–Noon
                          OFFICE CLOSED

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