A Note from the President
PLEASE READ YOUR NEWSLETTERS!!!!
There is a lot of valuable information in the newsletter every month: information about the landscaping, the repairs and the improvements on the property, the activities and the social events. The better informed you are, the more benefits you will receive from living in our Heritage Pines community. A lot of people spend a lot of time each month, so that you can be kept informed.
The rain has held up the repairs on the front of the Clubhouse, but hopefully, by the end of January it will be done. Please be aware of the construction material stacked in the parking lot and don’t park near it. Also be aware of the dumpster for the demolition material that is parked in the pool parking lot.
The Board has had its first meeting of the year
and we welcomed Al
Read your newsletters and attend the Board
meetings and you will
Be careful walking around the ponds, repairs will commence soon on the asphalt paths. March is the scheduled completion date.
Call girl (or guy) to assist with
Applicants, please leave your name and number in the office. To arrange for an interview or audition, please be at the regular Bingo session at 1:00 pm Friday, January 25 in the clubhouse. Other opportunities to participate in the Pot Luck Bingo Dinner are available.
Afternoon Book Club
The Tuesday Afternoon Book Club will meet on February 5 at 1 pm. The book club will be discussing Girl In Translation, by Jean Kwok. The discussion will be led by Mary Giannuzzi. All residents of Heritage Pines are welcome to join us the first Tuesday of the month..
Make It Take It: Series 2 Picture Framing
Join us on Monday, February 11 at 10 am in the clubhouse to learn how to frame a picture. All styles of framing will be demonstrated. You may bring a picture of your own, if you would like to frame it. If you need a matte and or glass, bring it with you. I have all the necessary hardware you will need. Cost is $2.00 and sign up is February 4. Call Janet Deal if you have any questions.
We will be meeting on Tuesday, February 12 at 10:00 am in the Clubhouse for a trip to Fairview Garden Center at 8224 Holly Springs Road. There will be a talk on houseplants and a demonstration on making a terrarium. Here is your opportunity to find the perfect plant to brighten your home or begin a new hobby. Everyone is welcome to join us. Sign up by February 4. Contact Bev Fuquay if you have any questions.
Ladies Pot Luck Luncheon
The February Ladies Pot Luck Luncheon will be Tuesday, February 19 at 12:30 pm. Kathy Knapp from Bliss Victorian Home Spa will speak about taking care of YOU. Skin care and the importance of hydration will be emphasized. Kathy is a licensed Massage Therapist / Esthetician. The sign up deadline is Monday, February 4 and cost is $2.00.
Non-Fiction Book Club
The meeting of the Non-Fiction Book Club will
be held on Tuesday, February 19 at 7:00 pm. We will be discussing Into Thin
Air: a Personal
Friday Night Super Social
Join your neighbors for a Supper Social on Friday, February 22 at 5:30 pm. Lasagna and meatless lasagna (your choice) from Roma’s Italian Bakery and Deli, bread, salad, brownies and cookies will be provided. After supper, you may join in the weekly game night, bring your own game to play with friends or just come eat and socialize with your friends and neighbors. Cost is $9.00. Sign up deadline is Monday, February 11. Indicate on the enclosed sheet whether you would prefer lasagna with or without meat. Please come and enjoy a supper social with your friends and neighbors!
Elder Law Attorney
We will meet February 27, at 12:00 pm at the Clubhouse to make sure everyone has a ride. Lunch will be at 12:30 pm at Borders Mexican Grill. Reservations must be made by February 25, please call Barbara Harcharic and leave your name and phone number.
Ole Fashion Bingo Pot Luck
Come one, come all for a homemade fare. Bring
your favorite dish to share prepared the old fashion way - “Like Grandma
Makes.” After dinner, clear the table for some action, good ole
St. Patrick’s Day Party
On Saturday, March 16 at 5:30 pm
Ball Room Dancing
It’s not too late to join us on Monday evenings
at 7:00 pm. We are starting a new Choreographed Waltz group [Round Dancing]
You do not need to
On the second and fourth Wednesdays of the
month at 1:00 pm a group of residents meet at the Clubhouse to work on
projects for Rex Hospital. We stuff and sew pillows, crochet and knit baby
hats and blankets and sew tote bags. Also, some residents do this work at
Save the Date
Mystery Theater 2013 - Take a walk down
memory lane with Lucy, Ricky, Ethel and Fred when the Walt Ramsey
Production Company presents Trouble at the Tropicabana on Saturday, April
27. You’ll laugh at the antics of Lucy and Ethel and have a chance to solve
a mystery. You might want to participate in the congo line led by the
Cabana dancers or take mamba lessons at Ricky’s Trobicabana Club. There
will be lots of laughter and mystery! Save the date and be sure to read the
details in the March newsletter.
Mystery Theater 2013 - Take a walk down memory lane with Lucy, Ricky, Ethel and Fred when the Walt Ramsey Production Company presents Trouble at the Tropicabana on Saturday, April 27. You’ll laugh at the antics of Lucy and Ethel and have a chance to solve a mystery. You might want to participate in the congo line led by the Cabana dancers or take mamba lessons at Ricky’s Trobicabana Club. There will be lots of laughter and mystery! Save the date and be sure to read the details in the March newsletter.
Grounds Committee Report
As we begin a new year please, remember that a
call (919-466-0016) or e-mail
email@example.com to the HP office is the best way to
communicate a concern/complaint about your landscaping. The message should
include your name and address along with your concern. For private work or
a consultation, you may contact Brickman (919-469-0002) directly. The
Grounds Committee really needs your cooperation on this, as it is a useful
tool for us to keep current on community issues. By the time you receive
this newsletter, the
It is essential that you take the time to read
“Brickman Notes” each month in this
Lastly, the Grounds Committee welcomes Alan Garelick, HP board liaison, Fran Livoti and Dick Deal as committee members.
??Spring is on its Way??
As we move into February, we get closer and closer to the best time of the year – SPRING!!!
Our list of work items this month will
Spring is the time for pruning Crape Myrtles –
our standard practice is to remove crossing branches and to prune the tree
for proper growth habits – we do not perform Crape “Murder”! This is
cutting back of a tree to its stubs – doing this can cause floppy growth
during the summer and eventually this floppy growth will break, due to the
winds and rains
Spring is also a great time for “resizing &
This month you are required to resubmit your
OPT IN / OPT OUT plans for your property, using the form provided. Please
take a few minutes to review and fill this out so that we can properly
address your landscape needs for the 2013 season.
We look forward to serving your community this season! As always, thank you for trusting your landscapes to us, and let us know if you have any questions!
The Brickman Team
2000 Heritage Pines Drive
Community Thanks To The Following Chairpersons and Their Committees :
Lost and found!
Did anyone lose jewelry at the Prestonwood Luncheon? You may claim it in the Heritage Pines office.
Mail Box Numbers
3” white mailbox numbers for both sides,
3” white mailbox numbers for both sides,
Please contact Lane Hubbard (919-361-2895) at ASAP Signs to place your order.
You may pick up your order at 5518 NC Hwy. 55
Durham, NC 27713 ( 6.5 miles on the left side of HWY 55 - from the
Original Art Display
Come check out the new art display in
the craft room at the clubhouse.
The February artist is Rex Hoppa.
Travel with Peggy
I now have a website where you can view all my
trips. It is
My newest trip is a Casino Trip to Cherokee on
March 18-19. The bus is $129.00 per person and rooms are extra with the
cost, depending on your
Our Washington DC trip is filling up – we have almost 20 people signed up already. The cut-off date is January 28 when it must be paid in full. The trip is April 5-8 for 4 days and includes three nights, 6 meals and two full-day guided tours of the Washington DC area.
Don’t forget our show trip to Temple
If you have not booked passage for the Hawaii
Trip, prices have gone up. The price begins at $3,126.76 per person (double
occupancy) and will increase again after February 15, 2013. If you are
contemplating this trip, please sign
A full schedule and more trip information is on the wall across from the clubhouse library.
Our Deepest Sympathy
From Hospitality Chairperson:
Around the Clubhouse