Message from the President - February 2022

Hello dear friends. May February bring you a wonderful start as we enter The Year of the Tiger, share the 14th with the ones we love and treasure, and honor the leaders who have carried our country since Washington first took oath on April 30th, 1789.


NEWS FOR THIS MONTH


Neighbor highlights: Thank you again to Heidi Humphries for her gracious donation to SRHOA. Laura Warren has currently completed three panels at the wall behind CVS…check out her beautiful artwork! Bob and Judi Parker are new great-grandparents…congratulations to these Ranchers of Distinction.


Thank you to our nominating committee members (Lori Parrish, Michelle McBride, and Mary Coulson) for their work establishing this year’s slate of candidates (please refer to page 15 for the proposed slate, as well as election information). We appreciate your help.


For information regarding the proposed fireworks legislation and Charter Review, please join us on Wednesday, February 23rd, for our scheduled SRHOA Zoom meeting…the council will gladly bring us up-to-date and field any questions.


We would like to support our community in two ways: motion for a scholarship donation and consider supporting a project at Equestrian Park, our park. We hope to have your approval for these.


There is a proposal for development at Hancock & Griffin (the Church property). It is important you attend the February meeting to hear the developer’s plans and ask questions. Our input is critical to the decision-making process.


Please mark your calendars for the following events (details for all tba): 3/12 ROCA Barn Dance (Scholarship Fundraiser); 3/30 SRHOA Elections; 4/9 Sikh Diversity Run at ROCA; 4/10 Party in the Park at Equestrian Park.

REMINDERS


Support Southwest Ranches’ Certified Community Habitat status by certifying your own backyard through the National Wildlife Federation’s backyard habitat program…it’s easy, plus you may purchase and proudly display a certification sign. Go to nwf.org/certifiedwildlifehabitat today to certify.


Mayor Breitkreuz’s next “Q & A with Mayor Steve Breitkreuz” will be on February 9th. Please join Steve’s Zoom meeting to enjoy a relaxed and collegial discussion concerning events and needs of the Southwest Ranches community.


Remember, the Council meets face-to-face at Town Hall on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month. Occasionally, dates may change. Please check the Southwest Rancher and/or www.southwestranches.org for meeting dates, times, and agendas. YouTube viewing is also an option.


Please stay connected…join our SRHOA Gmail (sunshinerancheshoa@gmail.com), visit our website (www.sunshineranches.org), or view our posts at facebook.com/SunshineRanches.


As always be safe, be happy, and be loved.

Chris