June 2017 eCourier

Board Member Report | Pro Shop | Timbers Restaurant | Activities | Fitness | CP/NW | Web News | Facilities

BOARD MEMBER REPORT

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As I am writing this, spring is transitioning into summer with light rain this morning!  As most of you are aware the Board of Directors completed PowerPoint presentations of the Strategic Planning Process and the Special Use Fee.  Development of the Special Use Fee proposal began with a Focus Group meeting where the Board received helpful comments from participants and continued with presentations to the Board of Directors Planning and regular Board meetings.  This was followed by presentations to Finance and Properties Committees, local area realtors and two Board Open Forums for residents.  We appreciate all the comments received from residents.  A “First Consideration” reading of the Special Use Fee (SUF) was held at the May Board meeting and a vote on the SUF will take place at a special Board meeting scheduled for June 29 at 8:30 AM in Sierra Pines Spruce Room.  If the Board adopts the SUF in June, this will be followed by a detailed implementation plan consisting of development of all appropriate policies, procedures, and processes for collecting the SUF.  These will be communicated to all stakeholders.  Implementation of the SUF will be October 1, 2017.

We are nearing the end of the Volunteer Recruitment Process and you are encouraged to volunteer for one of our Required and Standing Committees. The Volunteerism Faire held in April was a big success with many residents in attendance seeking information from the various committees.  Committee applications can be downloaded from the SCRCA website or picked up in the main administrative office located in the Lodge hallway.  Applications must be received at the Administrative Office by Noon on Friday June 16th.

Board Member Tim Hinchey will be providing an extensive PowerPoint presentation on the “Final Report on Restaurant & Lounge Expansion” at the June 23rd regular Board Meeting so plan on attending this informative program.

As this fiscal year ends and a new fiscal year begins on July 1st, your BOD will continue to carefully monitor the year end budget as well as the budget for the new fiscal year.  We have experienced positive growth in our Alternative Investment Program.

I hope this finds each of you fully enjoying the Sun City Lifestyle and have great plans for a fun and exciting summer.

Judy Arntson | Director, SCR Board of Directors | arntsonjc@aol.com
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PRO SHOP

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Timber Creek Father’s Day Sale

With Father’s Day approaching, Timber Creek will be having a Father’s Day Sale to help you with your shopping needs. Head into Timber Creek Golf Shop to find the deals listed below, and to pick up Dad’s favorite brand! Everything in the shop is 20% off through the end of June; also receive an additional 10% off on all sales items. Huge Father’s Day Deals are below! (not subject for additional discounts).

  • Wilson Duo : 2 for $30
  • Wilson Duo Spin : 2 for $35
  • Srixon Super Sleeves : 2 for $60
  • All Warriors Apparel at 25% off
  • Taylormade Tour Preferred (2015/16) : 2 for $50
  • Bridgestone B Series : 2 for $60
  • Bridgestone E Series : 2 for $40

Buy a Golf Buddy Voice 2, get a free clip accessory

Derek Zachman | Head Golf Pro | derekz@scrca.org
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Click here to read the Goose Patrol Report by Jim Ferrin

Jim Ferrin | Golf Course Maintenance Supervisor | ferrinj@scrca.org
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TIMBERS AT THE LODGE

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Jason Smith | SCR Food & Beverage Director | smithj@scrca.org
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ACTIVITIES

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SummerJazzSunset Jazz-in-the-Park” concerts are here! Join us in School House Park, bring you chair and enjoy a delightful evening.  Even on warm nights the park is still enjoyable as we get a bit of respite from the heat due to the trees.  Last week we hosted “Shakespeare in the Park” with Take Note Troupe; what a great group of young performers!  We’ll welcome them back next year in the Timber Creek Ballroom.

Plans for the July 3 BBQ & Fireworks Extravaganza are well underway!  You may make reservations in advance for the BBQ dinner at the Activities Desk.  Seating for fireworks viewing only will be available on the Lodge patio, with the show to begin at 9:30PM. Please do not put down jackets, blankets or personal items to reserve seats.  These seats will be available on a first come-first served basis. You may also bring your own lawn chair as space is available around the putting green.  A “No Host” bar will be available as well as hot dogs and ice cream treats for purchase.

071017_LakeTahoe_ssTickets are available for the June 23 performance with James Garner, “A Tribute to Johnny Cash.” Registration has opened for a variety of July events.  We’ll welcome Historian Mark McLaughlin on Monday, July 10 with the Speaker Series, presenting “Lake Tahoe: Tales, Myths & Legends from Big Blue.” The Speaker Series is funded by the Sun City Foundation and is provided to the community to offer educational and interesting topics for your pleasure. Monday, July 10 we’ll welcome The Golden Follies in the Ballroom from 7:00-8:30PM. Ticket sales are brisk, don’t wait too long!

071417_DecadesBandGuess who’s back? The Decades, performing Friday, July 14 from 7:00-9:30PM in the Timber Creek Ballroom.  We were delighted when they performed at the May 2017 Anniversary Celebration, and as you’ll recall, the dance floor was packed!  They’ll be back with more great music and plenty of room for dancing! There will be a “No Host” Bar available and you may reserve a table of ten in advance.  And if you haven’t had enough and want to keep on dancing… join us on Friday, July 28 from 7:00-10:00PM for a Night of Ballroom Dance with the John Skinner Band.  All tickets are on sale!  Watch for tickets sales to open July 1 for “The Songs & Stories of Neil Diamond.”  Having heard Jack perform in our community last year, you’ll think he’s the “real deal” and much more affordable than a Golden 1 Center ticket price!

062717_SierraNevadaSeats are available on June bus tours, including a visit to Crockett on Wednesday, June 21 with a hosted lunch on the water at the Nantucket and a visit to the Crockett Museum & John Muir Historical Site.  Tickets are $56.00 per person; bus departs at 9:30AM. Tuesday, June 27 we’ll head to Chico for a hosted lunch and a 90 minute Brew house tour. Tickets are $72.00 per person; bus departs at 10:00AM.

Please check the Courier and look ahead to July and see what might be of interest to you.  We have a variety of trips with a variety of price ranges. We still have tickets for the Music Circus performance “On the Town” for July 13 and tickets for “Damn Yankees” on August 13 will go on sale July 1.

Look for information shortly on the 2017/2018 Broadway Sacramento performance dates and ticket prices.

Be sure to pick up the latest “Mark Your Calendar” for event listings through September 2017. We are certain you will find something new, interesting and entertaining!

Sharon Mowry | SCR Activities Director | sharonm@scrca.org
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FITNESS / WELLNESS

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Elaine Zilonka | SCR Fitness Director | elainez@scrca.org
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CITIZENS PATROL / NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH

Residential Security – Part Three of a Series

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Doorknob hardware attaches the doors together when closed.  2” replacement screws can usually be installed to reinforce both strike and latch plates into the solid wood strong edges of both doors.

And, as indicated by the blue arrows on the above-left graphic, additional hardware secures them with latch pins at their tops and bottoms.  The graphic shows such latch pins on the inside door surface, but yours is likely mounted on the door edge and is similar to the above-right graphic.

Typically, lower latch pins slide down into the threshold, which is well secured to the floor, while upper latch pins slide up into the door frame.  Reinforce those upper strike plates with 3” screws, where indicated by the red arrow, into the header part of the house frame.  As with single swing doors, you are going through the door frame so as to secure into the house frame.  You can also retrofit 2” screws in the sliding bolt part attached to the door edge.  The graphic depicts the manufacturer provided ¾” screws.  Wimpy little screws.  Save ‘em for hanging something really lightweight, such as the crayon drawings your grandkids give you.

Door Security – General Considerations

The doors most commonly attacked are front doors, and the single swing door into the garage.  It follows, then, that these are two places where the door hardware should be beefed up.

We will discuss the Garage Component in more detail later in this series, but it bears repeating that because the rear or side door into the garage are generally behind a fence and/or out of sight, burglars can largely spend more time attacking them, with less chance of being seen.

More so, if burglars thus gain access into the garage, they also gain concealment which likely will last until they have completed their act of thievery and are ready to leave, AND, they know there is a high likelihood the door from the garage into the living quarters will not even be locked.

Security Door Bars are a very effective measure for both double and single swing doors.  But, like any supplemental security device, they are useless if not attached to the house frame.  Here are examples:

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NW_PartThreeResidentialSecurity5Iron Security Doors can be installed over both double and single swing doors.  They are very secure, and offer many pleasant designs from which to choose, but professional installation is highly recommended.

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Once again, that is enough for now.  And, once again, please remember that Sun City Roseville is a very safe place to live, and we have about as low a crime rate as anywhere in suburbia.  We can, however, be even safer if we actively, and habitually, think about security.

Next month, Part Four of the Series will cover the back yard, driveway and garage components.  Stay thirsty, my friends.

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I am always available to speak at your Neighborhood Watch meetings or Club meetings.

Important Phone Numbers
Emergency – Police or Fire – 911
Roseville Emergency from Cell Phones – 916-786-6444
Roseville Non-Emergency Police – 774-5000
Sun City After Hours Emergency – 789-0808

Neighborhood Watch Office – (8:00 AM – Noon)
neighborhoodwatch@scrca.org
774-3817

Citizens Patrol Office – (8:00 AM – Noon)
citizenspatrol@scrca.org
774-3853

P.J. Conradi | Director, NW/CP | neighborhoodwatch@scrca.org
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WEB NEWS

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COME JOIN US for The Resident Website Workshop!

The Resident Website Workshop is a free class offered to all residents. In this class, you will learn how to log in, register for Activities online, access the Referral Book (yes, the clunky referral book in the lobby is available online from the comfort of your home!), submit items to sell on our online Classifieds, and so much more!

If you’ve already taken this class and need a refresher, feel free to take the class again.

The next class is Tuesday, July 11, 1:30-2:30pm in the Computer Room. Sign up at the Monitors Desk or online at http://www.scres.org

There is no charge for this class.

Betty Foley-Guerrero | Website Coordinator | bettyf@scrca.org
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FACILITIES

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With the expansion of the Timbers Restaurant and Lounge complete minus a few finishing touches, it is now time to start looking ahead to upcoming fiscal year projects.  Before I do that, I’d like to point out that the Lodge is in the process of being painted on the outside and a new fresh coat of paint is looking good.  If the weather holds up, it is planned to be completed before the end of June.  Going forward the indoor pool and spa will be getting some needed plaster in the month of September and some tile cleaning thrown in as well.  The Bocce courts will be refurbished as well with new carpet and wood but no date has been set just yet for the work.  We’ll also add some new LED fixtures and provide an area that is fantastic for residents to socialize and even play some Bocce Ball.  Staff continues to work hard in providing outside services as well as in house maintenance.  For all your hard work and effort I thank you -going to hit the ground running this new fiscal year.   I hope to meet more of the residents while doing so.

Chris Hall | Facilities Manager | chrish@scrca.org
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May 2017 eCourier

Board Member Report | Pro Shop | Timbers Restaurant | Activities | Fitness | CP/NW | Web News | Community Standards

BOARD MEMBER REPORT

The future ahead

So, What’s in Our Future??

Recently members (shareholders) of our Sun City Roseville Community Association were informed of actions by a Board Strategic Planning Committee to identify, evaluate and propose future community improvements to the Board of Directors to:

  • Maintain the quality of life that Sun City offers
  • Improve, maintain and operate all open space and recreational facilities for the benefit of its members
  • Seek to protect property values

This committee’s charter:

  • Review/Update the SCRCA Vision & Mission
  • Review and incorporate, as appropriate, the 2001, 2006 and 2014 strategic study processes and recommendations to identify future improvements
  • Evaluate potential benefits, priorities, costs & funding sources
  • Submit recommendations to the Board of Directors for consideration/implementation
  • Incorporate findings and recommendations with the annual Budget process

The following restated Association Vision, Mission and Strategy statements will now guide the identification and development of future community improvements.

Vision:  To continue to be the PREMIER Active Adult Community in Northern California.

Mission:  Sun City Roseville Community Association is committed to provide a superior quality lifestyle for all residents by offering an array of exceptional activities, amenities, facilities, programs and services.

Strategy:   Annually, the Association will evaluate the values, benefits and financial feasibility of potential major improvements to our facilities, amenities, common areas, programs, services, and infrastructure.  This process will enable the prioritization of those improvements that will fulfill our Mission.

Recommendations for consideration and/or implementation for the seven proposed community improvements listed below have been submitted to the Board:

  • EXPAND the Creative Arts Kiln/Storage Areas
  • EXPAND the Fitness Center
  • EXPAND the Pro Shop
  • EXPAND JONAS & MIS Capabilities
  • EXPAND Administrative Space
  • ADD 2 Bocce Courts
  • ADD an 18-hole Putting Course

So, What’s in Our Future??
Stay Tuned; Perhaps attend a future Board Meeting

Dave Lewis | Treasurer, SCR Board of Directors | daveelewis@aol.com
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PRO SHOP

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Golf Pass Pre Sale:

It’s that time of the year again, where you can pre order Golf Passes for the 2017-18 season. Starting on June 1st, you can head into the Administration office to purchase your golf passes, trial passes, and range passes.

Click here find the new rates and incentives for the upcoming year. If you have any questions please contact Derek Zachman, Head Golf Professional, at derekz@scrca.org.

Thank you and have fun this golfing season!

Derek Zachman | Head Golf Pro | derekz@scrca.org
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TIMBERS AT THE LODGE

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Jason Smith | SCR Food & Beverage Director | smithj@scrca.org
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ACTIVITIES

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SummerJazzJune is almost here! Mark your calendar for the “Sunset Jazz-in-the-Park” concerts.  We’ve got an all-new lineup.  Your Activities Department will also host “Shakespeare in the Park” with the Take Note Troupe on Wednesday, June 7 at 6:30PM in School House Park. Please note, there will be restroom facilities for the Shakespeare performance and all summer concerts scheduled in the park.

Tickets are available for the May 26 Ballroom performance with William Florian, former member of the famous New Christy Minstrels, as well as tickets for the June 23 Ballroom performance “A Tribute to Johnny Cash” with James Garner.  Look for an updated Timber Creek Ballroom Events Schedule covering the summer months at the June Courier Days.

ParkingLotSaleWe still have a few spaces left, not many, for the June 10 Parking Lot Sale taking place from 7:30AM-12:30PM. If you’d like to participate, visit Michelle in the Activities office and secure your space! If you’re not selling your goods & treasures, come shop, pick up a cup of coffee and a donut and pick up plenty of “good reads” from the Library book sale.  Please take a moment and click here for the updated “Yellow Sheet” with more information on what programs Sunshine Services provides and supports.  Surely you’ll want to come for coffee & donuts to support this resident volunteer group!

If you haven’t heard about Sun City Showtime scheduled for September 22, 2017 it’s not too late to get involved. Your Activities Department has partnered with residents Gary and Vivian Ellison to bring what promises to be a big production in Sun City Roseville with resident participation required! If you’re interested, please plan to attend one of the next meetings scheduled for May 19 at 2:00PM in the Poker Room or Monday, May 29 at 6:00PM in the Poker Room.  Any questions, feel free to contact Vivian or Gary at 872-1220.

ACTIVITIES_072417_CoastalAdventuresHave you made your summer travel plans?  We have just a few seats left for the Northern California Coastal Adventure scheduled for July 24-28.  Registration will close June 5. Be sure to check out the Activities Department 2017 Travel plans in the back of the Courier, including a recent tour added, Pasadena & the Rose Parade December 29-January 2, 2018. Ring in the New Year with your Sun City Roseville friends and Trip Escorts Trudi and Sharon!

As we reach mid-May, the day tours are sold out!  Please check the Courier and look ahead to June and see what might be of interest to you.  We do have tickets for the 2017 Music Circus Performance, including “On the Town” for July 13 (tickets on sale June 1) and “Damn Yankees” for August 13 (tickets on sale July 1.)

Look for information shortly on the 2017/2018 Broadway Sacramento performance dates and ticket prices.

Be sure to pick up the latest “Mark Your Calendar” for event listings through August 2017. We are certain you will find something new, interesting and entertaining!

Sharon Mowry | SCR Activities Director | sharonm@scrca.org
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FITNESS / WELLNESS

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Elaine Zilonka | SCR Fitness Director | elainez@scrca.org
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CITIZENS PATROL / NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH

Residential Security – Part Two of a Series

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   Doors are not the problem, because most are made of strong materials, especially around the edges.  It is door hardware—hinges, handles, and supplemental latches—that gets defeated.

Door Security – Single Swing Doors
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The picture on the left shows body force being applied to a weak part of a door—the door handle hardware.  The one on the left shows how most doors are installed.  Most are “pre-hung,” or already hinged to their frame.  Installers will place the door, render it level and plumb with shims, and then nail it to the 2” X 4” house framing.  The first problem:  The door frame, and decorative finishing trim and molding, are all made of soft materials.  The second problem:   The hardware is generally attached to that soft material with stubby little screws.  An example is shown on the graphic below.

Where indicated by the arrows in the following graphic, the door handle strike plate attaches to the door frame, and the latch plate attaches to the door edge, commonly with manufacturer-provided ¾” screws.  The same is true for hinges.  Because there are more hinges than handles, door handle hardware is typically the weak point burglars appreciate.

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When the door is kicked in from outside, what gives is the door frame.  Because it is made of soft material, it splinters apart and is shoved inward, and the strike plate moves with it.  The latch, even if it is a deadbolt, swings open into the room, along with the door, because the door is the only thing to which it remains attached.

The remedy is to attach the strike plate all the way through the door frame and into the 2” X 4” house frame.  That generally requires 3” screws, also called #8 screws.  One by one, remove a short screw, and then drill that hole through the rest of the door frame and into the house frame.  This hole should be slightly shorter than the replacement screw, such that the longer replacement screw will embed into the house frame.  The result is a doorknob lock assembly attached to both the strong edge of the door and the house frame.  Do the same for the wall side of hinges.

Do the same for the latch plates of doorknobs, and the door side of hinges, except that 2” screws, embedded into the solid wood door itself, should suffice.

A variety of supplemental security latches are available.  Where they attach to the flat door surface, such as indicated by the blue arrow in the graphic below, use the same remove, drill and replace method to swap out the stubby screws with screws slightly less long than the door is thick.  1½” is usually a safe length; you just don’t want the screw to poke through the other side of the door.

It is important to note, however, that the other piece of any such hardware, if attached to the decorative molding or trim, will not stand up to a door kick.  This part will splinter away with and from the molding, rendering the other part attached only to the door, in the same manner as a non-retrofitted door knob latch.  For example, if it is of the chain type depicted below, it will be found hanging, by its own chain, from the part which remains on the door—every time.  The remedy is to place it on the wall, butted against the trim, and drill, where indicated by the red arrow, through the ½” sheetrock and into the door frame.  The 3” screws will work fine.
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That was a joke, and that is enough for this installment.  The June article will begin with discussion of double swing doors.

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I am always available to speak at your Neighborhood Watch meetings or Club meetings.

Important Phone Numbers
Emergency – Police or Fire – 911
Roseville Emergency from Cell Phones – 916-786-6444
Roseville Non-Emergency Police – 774-5000
Sun City After Hours Emergency – 789-0808

Neighborhood Watch Office – (8:00 AM – Noon)
neighborhoodwatch@scrca.org
774-3817

Citizens Patrol Office – (8:00 AM – Noon)
citizenspatrol@scrca.org
774-3853

P.J. Conradi | Director, NW/CP | neighborhoodwatch@scrca.org
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WEB NEWS

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The Resident Website Workshop – What’s All the Buzz About?

The Resident Website Workshop is a free class offered to all residents. In this class, you will learn how to log in, register for Activities online, access the Referral Book (yes, the clunky referral book in the lobby is available online from the comfort of your home!), submit items to sell on our online Classifieds, and so much more!

If you’ve already taken this class and need a refresher, feel free to take the class again.

The next class is Tuesday, July 11. Sign up at the Monitors Desk or online at http://www.scres.org

There is no charge for this class.

Betty Foley-Guerrero | Website Coordinator | bettyf@scrca.org
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COMMUNITY STANDARDS

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Lorri Booth | Director of Community Standards | boothl@scrca.org
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April 2017 eCourier

Board Member Report | Pro Shop | Timbers Restaurant | Activities | Fitness | CP/NW | Web News | Catering

BOARD MEMBER REPORT

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It’s Your Time to Volunteer!

May 1st is the opening date to file your application to serve on one of our committees.  Applications will be available at the Administration Office.  They are also available online under the “Committees” pulldown (instructions and information are on the form) and during Courier Days at the “Volunteerism” table.  You are encouraged to apply for the Committee of your choosing.

You might want to take a look at last year’s March edition of the eCourier on your computer.  The lead article presents a vignette of Thaddeus, a resident of Sun City, and his road to volunteering.  He learned that retirement didn’t mean doing nothing.  It meant devoting some time to contribute his life skills for the betterment of our Community.  What life skills do you have to contribute?

Even if you are just curious about how things fit together at Sun City Roseville, visit committee meetings, talk to committee members, talk to Board members and ask questions about what they do that interest you.  All would be eager to talk to you.

We’ve made it even easier to obtain information about volunteering for committee positions as well as having a bit of fun.  We are having a Volunteerism Faire scheduled for Thursday, April 27th from 10 am to Noon in the Ballroom; all our committees will be introduced to you.  You will have the opportunity to talk to committee representatives.  They will have literature, handouts and illustrations of what their role is in Sun City.  They will have volunteer applications available too.

The theme of the Faire is “Serving Makes You Younger”.  It’s a fact and we’ll have a special fun speaker to confirm it.  There are refreshments, information and entertainment.  And it’s free.  Plus, we will be offering a $50 SCR Gift Card to a lucky resident who attends.  How good is that!

By volunteering to serve on a committee you meet a lot of interesting people and you learn how our Association really works.  More importantly you contribute to preserving and enhancing our community’s amenities and lifestyle.  It’s a nice place to live.  Please help us keep it that way.

Herb Drosdat | Vice President, SCR Board of Directors | drdrosdat@surewest.net
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PRO SHOP

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Things to look for in April 2017:

Demo Days:

April 13th – Callaway 10am -2pm
April 20th – Taylormade 11am – 2pm
April 21st – XXIO/Srixon 11am – 2pm
April 27th – Cobra 12pm – 3pm

  • New Adidas Men’s Apparel. Same apparel worn in the Masters Golf Tournament
  • Sale on Adidas Shoes
  • Sale on outwear, sweaters, jackets, rain wear, etc
  • Wear sunscreen! Important to be protected during the warm season
  • With the sunny days ahead of us be sure your game is in top notch form! Sign up for lessons in the golf shop, or by emailing : derekz@scrca.org

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to ask the golf shop staff at 916-774-3851. Thank you and happy golfing!

Derek Zachman | Head Golf Pro | derekz@scrca.org
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Jim Ferrin | Golf Course Maintenance Supervisor | ferrinj@scrca.org
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TIMBERS AT THE LODGE

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Jason Smith | SCR Food & Beverage Director | smithj@scrca.org
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ACTIVITIES

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It’s not too early to announce the entertainment lineup for the spring and summer months! Your Activities Department has prepared entertainment dates through August 2017 so you can plan accordingly. Do you have family and/or friends coming to visit?  Show them how much fun it is to live in Sun City Roseville!  Whether it’s a comedy show, a dance band, a folk band, or a Las Vegas style revue, we’ve got something for everyone.  As a reminder, for Onsite Events you may purchase up to ten tickets (residents & non resident guests) and you may reserve a table of ten.  Please see the Activities Department Policy & Procedures located at the Activities Desk for detailed information on registering for onsite events, day tours and extended travel.

The annual Home & Health Resources Expo will be held on Wednesday, April 19 in the Timber Creek Ballroom from 9:00AM-1:00PM.  Visit with over fifty vendors and enter for a free drawing for a variety of fabulous items!

Has everyone heard about Sun City Showtime scheduled for September 22, 2017? Your Activities Department is delighted to partner with residents Gary and Vivian Ellison. Gary and Vivian have been residents in Sun City Roseville since 2012.   Prior to that, they resided in People Creek, Arizona for 12 years and earned acclaimed recognition for the various stage productions they produced and directed.  Vivian and Gary hosted an informational meeting on April 14.  If you were not able to attend, please reach out to the Vivian or Gary at 872-1220. This promises to be a big production in Sun City Roseville with resident participation required!

As the community and your Board of Directors gear up for a Volunteerism Faire on April 27 at 10:00AM in the Ballroom, you may also want to consider registering for “Avanti”, a two part Workshop covering what to do in  your retirement years.  Resident Rosemary Marino leads this two-part workshop scheduled for May 2 & May 16 in the Aspen Room.  Please register in advance at the Activities Monitor Desk.

Tickets are currently available for two Ballroom performances:  Jason Love, Comedian, scheduled for Monday, May 8 at 7:00PM and Entertainer William Florian, scheduled for Friday, May 26 at 7:00PM.

We still have opening on April Day Tours.  This includes:

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Thursday, April 20Filoli Country Estate in Woodside. Bus departs at 7:30AM; cost is $82.00 per person.

Sunday, April 23“The Bodyguard”,  Broadway Sacramento.  Bus departs at 12:30AM; cost is $80.00 per person.

Wednesday, April 26Marin County Civic Center & Hosted Lunch in Tiburon. Bus departs at 8:00AM; cost is $79.00 per person.

Be sure to check the Courier for open May day tours and be sure to pick up the latest “Mark Your Calendar” for event listings through July 2017. We are certain you will find something new, interesting and entertaining!

Sharon Mowry | SCR Activities Director | sharonm@scrca.org
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FITNESS / WELLNESS

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Elaine Zilonka | SCR Fitness Director | elainez@scrca.org
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CITIZENS PATROL / NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH

Residential Security – Part One of a Series

At our March monthly meeting, we communicated eight components of residential security, utilizing a slide show and sample products, covering concepts from simple hardware applications to wifi monitoring systems.  This series of articles will recap the material.

We presented three objectives:

  1. To show you how to create a visual deterrent, adopting measures which are so obvious as to dissuade a burglar. They include lighting, signage, cameras, alarms and iron doors.
  1. To show you how to create a time delay, understanding that burglars typically abandoned their attempt after 3 to 5 minutes.
  1. To persuade you to actively, and habitually, think about security.

We understand that not everything we teach and preach applies to every home model and resident.  We do not intend to scare you, but we hope it will be obvious to you that if you adopt the concepts and methods which apply to your home and lifestyle, they will clearly make you safer.

The Neighbor Component

This is the most important of the eight components, and is, of course, the heart of our Neighborhood Watch program.  Neighborhood Watch concepts work in our community because Sun City folks do not prey on each other.  Neighbors here can safely get to know each other, and that builds friendships and trust.  A neighbors-helping-neighbors mindset combines life safety and residential security matters.

Trust leads to the exchange of house keys and, as applicable, setting up welfare check signals.  (If my curtains are not open by 9:00 am, call me.)

Trusting neighbors provide each other with vacations itineraries, cell phone and relative contact information, and watch out for each other’s package deliveries.  Good neighbors do not have to become daily wine and cheese buddies, and are not “nosey neighbors”.  Rather, they generally know enough about each other that they quickly recognize suspicious circumstances, persons and/or vehicles and promptly call the police.

Additionally, trusting neighbors exchange information about scams, door-to-door solicitors, and other public safety topics such as those distributed via the Neighborhood Watch email tree.  (If you are not receiving these emails, contact me.)

I draw your attention to the 3rd objective above.  The more time you spend thinking of the Neighbor Component, the better it works and the safer all of us become.

The Front Yard and Porch Component

LIGHTING     Nighttime thieves want to be the only ones with light.

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Drive down Whistlestop Way from Timberrose Way after dark.  Compare lighting on those residences against your neighborhood and ask yourselves which a thief would prefer.  We advocate leaving all front lighting on overnight, or at least having motion sensors, remote control, or timers.

LANDSCAPE     Impenetrable shrubbery, such as holly or manzanita, can serve as a physical barrier to keep people from approaching your windows.  A planter box or large pot can hide delivered packages.  Landscape should not, however, block the view of your front porch.

CAMERAS     Video cameras are becoming very affordable, whether overt or concealed.  Even dummy cameras have a deterrent effect, but, if you get an actual camera system, look into storage capabilities.  Cameras can be hard wired or wifi, part of a doorbell or lighting system, and can have remote viewing.

WINDOW SECURITY     You can Google this subject for the many hardware and lock solutions available for both vertical and horizontal sliding windows and doors, or have a chat with a hardware store employee.  And, simply laying a dowel stick, or length of plastic pipe, in the track of horizontal sliders is quite effective.

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Although burglars do not like to break glass because of the noise, they sometimes do, mostly in the back yard or on fixed panels next to the front door.  One option is a clear film applied to the glass itself.  Once in place over clean glass, it becomes the cleanable surface, and is as impervious to window breaking as the picture shows.  Google “protective window film” and read up on installation issues.

Please remember that not only are bars over windows prohibited by our CC&R’s, but they create a death trap in the event of fire.

DOORS     Doors are certainly a part of the Front Yard and Porch Component, but the components overlap, so I will weave all that together next month.

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I am always available to speak at your Neighborhood Watch meetings or Club meetings.

Important Phone Numbers
Emergency – Police or Fire – 911
Roseville Emergency from Cell Phones – 916-786-6444
Roseville Non-Emergency Police – 774-5000
Sun City After Hours Emergency – 789-0808

Neighborhood Watch Office – (8:00 AM – Noon)
neighborhoodwatch@scrca.org
774-3817

Citizens Patrol Office – (8:00 AM – Noon)
citizenspatrol@scrca.org
774-3853

P.J. Conradi | Director, NW/CP | neighborhoodwatch@scrca.org
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WEB NEWS

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The Resident Website Workshop – Come Join Us!

The next Resident Website Workshop will be Tuesday, May 16, 1:30-2:30pm. Learn how to register for Activities events online, access the Referral Book (yes, the clunky referral book in the lobby is available online from the comfort of your home!), submit items to sell on our online Classifieds, and so much more!

If you’ve already taken this class and need a refresher, feel free to take the class again. Sign up at the Monitors Desk. Class size is limited and fills up quickly.

There is no charge for this class.

Betty Foley-Guerrero | Website Coordinator | bettyf@scrca.org
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CATERING

Catering Trends:  What’s New?  What’s Now?  What’s Next?

weddingFoodSmall plates.  Last-minute bookings.  New twists on classic comfort food.  Using the internet for everything from the proposal to staff clocking in for their shifts.  None of these is new, but they are all trends for the catering business in 2017.  Trends in catering don’t suddenly happen.  They’re slow expansions of ideas from one end of the country-or the world-to the other.

As one part of the country is deciding that mashed potato bars are getting boring, customers in another area, or at a different price point, have just discovered them and can’t wait to treat their guests to this “new” idea.

During the recession, a number of struggling small caterers dropped out of the business, meaning that there was less competition when customers started coming back.  But the return back to “normal” depends on where your company is, and “normal” doesn’t mean you’ll be doing the same kind of business you did in 2007.

Customers are smarter than ever, about everything except pricing.  They are more likely to know what kind of menus and décor they want, but they still don’t understand just how much it costs to have it turn out the way they want.  That’s the part they don’t show you on The Food Network!

Local menus are more popular than ethnic cuisine in many areas.  The sit-down, plated dinner is not endangered, but alternatives are becoming more popular, from entire meals served on small plates, butlered or from stations, to dessert only or hors d’oeuvre-only events.

Guests want to be entertained by the catering.  That can be as simple as a chef who chats up the guests while serving or as complex as a menu item that foams, sizzles or bursts in some amazing way.

Not many people really know what “artisanal” means, but it sure sounds good.  Just five years ago, you virtually never heard anything described as artisanal, but today’s discerning catering customers demand it-even if they couldn’t tell you what it is.

Wedding couples are busy and want as many services as you can possibly provide.  If they don’t have to, most don’t want the hassle of trying to find the florist, the baker, the décor, even the photographer.  If we can give them a package of services along with great food, I can usually make the sale.

Food and drink pairings are growing in popularity.  Sure, you know to have the right wine for each menu item, but do you have the right water?  The right fruit juice?  The right beer?  Offering drinks that complement the food, even mini beverages with hors d’oeuvres, fits with today’s particular consumer and gives me the upsell opportunity.

Jenny Giallanza | Catering Sales Manager | giallanj@scrca.org
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March 2017 eCourier

Board Member Report | Pro Shop | Timbers Restaurant | Activities | Fitness | CP/NW | Web News | Finance

BOARD MEMBER REPORT

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR:  VOLUNTEERISM FAIRE
April 27, 10 AM – Noon in the Partial Ballroom.

One of the most important functions Board members have is to ensure that each spring we find enough volunteers among residents to staff the eleven statutorily required and standing committees we have here in Sun City Roseville.

The numbers are impressive:  there are 113 volunteer positions on the various committees plus another seven Board positions, for a total of 120 slots.  In any particular year, approximately 40 vacancies need to be filled.

According to our best estimate, Sun City volunteers contribute approximately 31,200 hours of work per year.  If we put a dollar figure to this number, using, say, $20 per hour, we see that our community is benefiting from $624,000 per year in volunteer services.

Besides saving all of us money, volunteering can be rewarding.  By being involved in committees and/or participating in Board activities, homeowners have the chance to work with other residents and get to know them and our community.  They can have the satisfaction of “giving back,” particularly at a time in our lives when we may finally have some free time outside work and home responsibilities.

So, about that Faire:  the event on April 27 is a chance for all to learn more about volunteer opportunities in Sun City Roseville.  The morning will kick off with a short Power Point presentation identifying the various committees.  It will also provide a brief overview of how vital their services are.  In addition, attendees will find out how many volunteers we need for Finance, or Compliance, or Elections, or any of the other eight committees.  Representatives from each of the committees will be available to answer your particular questions.

There’s even going to be a stand-up comedian to set the mood! The gentleman’s name is Lee Belshin, and Lee is known for his highly motivational and humorous presentations.

We look forward to seeing YOU there!

RT Taylor | Secretary, SCR Board of Directors | rttay4@aol.com
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PRO SHOP

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Things to look for in April 2017:

  • More Game Enhancement Clinics beginning
  • Brande new Callaway Epic is in! Head in to see and demo the new equipment. Ask about fitting opportunities.
  • Looking for new Clubs? Timber Creek Golf Shop is an official Taylor Made fitting facility, Srixon Fitting facility, and Cleveland Wedge fitting facility. Flightscope launch monitor technology now in the Timber Creek Pro Shop. Call the shop for details and bookings.
  • Punch cards are going coming to an end; last punches will be given at end of May.
  • Take advantage of the resident special weekdays between 11AM-1PM only $25.00.
  • Update Range panel will be coming in. Look for the upgrade, if you have a range pass, head into the shop for an updated card/key.
  • Cobra golf Demo Day on April 6th. Reserve your fitting in the golf shop, or at 916-774-3851.

*All lesson packages come with a Range Pass with unlimited range play during lesson series*

Follow your favorite golf course, Timber Creek, on Facebook.

Download our new Timber Creek Golf App in the app store under “Timber Creek Golf Course

If you have any questions contact the Timber Creek Golf Shop and let us know how we can better serve you.

Derek Zachman | Head Golf Pro | derekz@scrca.org
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Click here to read the Sun City Roseville Goose Patrol – 10th Anniversary Report
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Jim Ferrin | Golf Course Maintenance Supervisor | ferrinj@scrca.org
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TIMBERS AT THE LODGE

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Jason Smith | SCR Food & Beverage Director | smithj@scrca.org
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ACTIVITIES

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The monthly eBlast serves as a great communication tool for the Activities Department and I hope you as a resident find these monthly eCouriers useful and that it provides you with a variety of information for all SCR departments. As you may well know, the eCourier comes out the 15th of each month, every month!  I use this as an opportunity to inform you of events in the Timber Creek Lodge and scheduled tours that still have availability to purchase tickets and/or bus seats from the 15th to the 15th of each month.

With that being said, here’s an update. It’s not too late to purchase tickets or register for a seat for the various events and day tours:

Onsite Events:
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Friday, March 24
we’ll welcome the Roseville Community Concert Band from 7:00-8:30PM in the Timber Creek Ballroom. This is a 45-piece volunteer band and will accompany the classic 1926 silent film “The General” starring actor, comedian and stunt man Buster Keaton.  Watch this movie come to life with live music!  Tickets are $15.00 per person.

Sudoku Instructor Russ Abbott is back with a two-session class to teach you Sudoku skills.  This two-part workshop will take place Tuesday, April 4 & April 11 from 9:00AM-11:00AM in the Aspen/Birch rooms and will teach you the skills to complete the puzzles in daily circulation as well as build a framework to tackle the more difficult ones.  The cost is $10 for both sessions.

Friday, April 7 we’ll welcome The Back Pages in the Timber Creek Ballroom from 7:00-9:00PM.  It’s a 1960’s musical festival as they perform songs from the Beatles, the Byrd’s, Creedence, the Monkees, the Rolling Stones, and great one hit wonders. The dance floor will be open! Tickets are $20.00 per person.

We continue to offer speakers through the “Speaker Series”, funded by the Sun City Foundation.  Monday, April 10 we’ll welcome Fred Shoemaker, author of “Extraordinary Golf” and Golf Coach.  Cost is $5.00 per person.

Day Tours:
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Friday, March 17
– Come test the “Luck of the Irish” at the Colusa Casino. Bus departs at 8:00AM; cost is $40.00 per person.

Monday, March 20 – Tour the “Painted Ladies” in the city by the bay, San Francisco.  It’s a visual treat and includes a step-on guide.  Bus departs at 7:30AM; cost is $72.00 per person.

Thursday, March 30Cantor Art Museum/Stanford University Campus & Hosted Lunch at the Fish House in San Mateo on the water.  We’ll enjoy a docent-led tour that includes the Stanford Family Collection with 5,000 pieces of works of art.  Bus departs at 8:00AM; cost is $85.00 per person.

Thursday, April 6 – With spring in the air, join the SCR Garden Club for a day at the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show at the San Mateo Event Center.  Bus departs at 7:30AM; cost is $75.00 per person.

Be sure to pick up the latest “Mark Your Calendar” for event listings through June 2017.  We are certain you will find something new, interesting and entertaining!

Sharon Mowry | SCR Activities Director | sharonm@scrca.org
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FITNESS / WELLNESS

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Elaine Zilonka | SCR Fitness Director | elainez@scrca.org
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CITIZENS PATROL / NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH

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Given that Roseville Police have recently implemented a very state-of-the-art Computer Assisted Dispatch system, I thought I would revisit one of 2015’s articles.  As you read this, read into it that the abilities of the street cops, dispatchers, and detectives to knit together various scraps of information from citizens is now amazing.  That means it is even more important, and more beneficial, to alert the police than it was in 2015.  And, of course, it is still not advantageous to call our Citizens Patrol.

When you observe or encounter suspicious persons or circumstances, call the police.  First and always, call the police.  Why not call Citizens Patrol?

  1. We do not put Citizens Patrol volunteers in harm’s way. They are, after all, Sun City seniors.
  1. The police are trained and experienced. Citizens Patrol volunteers call the police.
  1. The faster the police are alerted or informed the better. A call to Citizens Patrol merely causes unnecessary delay.
  1. You might be the only caller, but you might be sixth. You cannot possibly know whether what you are seeing, or hearing, may be a single piece of a larger puzzle, about which the police may already have some knowledge, or which they can assemble later.
  1. Any cop will tell you this: They do not mind dry runs, so never think it is not important enough.  Dispatchers can only ask you the right operative questions if you call.

Call anyone else after you promptly call the police.  These are actual examples of when our residents called Citizens Patrol and left a message—talk about delayed information—when they absolutely should have called the police first:

  • There is a U-Haul moving van in front of my neighbor’s house.
  • I saw two women carrying shrubbery in grocery bags. I followed them into the apartments on Fiddyment.  I got their apartment numbers.  I took notes on my cell phone.
  • Two teenagers are playing golf in jeans and t-shirts and it is almost dark.
  • Some guy in a van just came to my door and tried to sell me meat.
  • Last night, I smelled a really strange odor.
  • I saw two guys back a van into my neighbor’s driveway. I saw them carry something to the van.  I could not get a license plate number, so I waited until the resident got home.  It was a landscape theft.

Yes, I want to know about such events, but it is knowledge of the results of the police response which enables me to piece the story together and report everything to all of you.

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I am always available to speak at your Neighborhood Watch meetings or Club meetings.

Important Phone Numbers
Emergency – Police or Fire – 911
Roseville Emergency from Cell Phones – 916-786-6444
Roseville Non-Emergency Police – 774-5000
Sun City After Hours Emergency – 789-0808

Neighborhood Watch Office – (8:00 AM – Noon)
neighborhoodwatch@scrca.org
774-3817

Citizens Patrol Office – (8:00 AM – Noon)
citizenspatrol@scrca.org
774-3853

P.J. Conradi | Director, NW/CP | neighborhoodwatch@scrca.org
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WEB NEWS

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The Resident Website Workshop – Come Join Us!

The next Resident Website Workshop will be Tuesday, May 16, 1:30-2:30pm. Learn how to register for Activities events online, access the Referral Book (yes, the clunky referral book in the lobby is available online from the comfort of your home!), submit items to sell on our online Classifieds, and so much more!

If you’ve already taken this class and need a refresher, feel free to take the class again. Sign up at the Monitors Desk. Class size is limited and fills up quickly.

There is no charge for this class.

Betty Foley-Guerrero | Website Coordinator | bettyf@scrca.org
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FINANCE

Sun City Roseville Community Association is committed to provide a quality lifestyle for all residents by offering exceptional activities, programs and services.  Further, we strive to skillfully manage and, as appropriate, to enhance association facilities and assets while providing a professional work environment for our employees.

In order to carry out this mission, much planning is required.  Much of this planning is done through the annual budget process, which begins 7-8 months prior to the actual fiscal year beginning.  It begins with volunteer residents (the Board Members and Committee Members) who speak for the residents, residents themselves, and management staff.  Management spends a great deal of time quantifying the activities, programs, services, facility maintenance, and asset enhancements.  As a resident you first see this work in November of each year during a Long Range Planning Meeting and a Budget Objectives Meeting.   Following is the budget schedule for next year’s fiscal budget.

Nov 15, 2016 1:00 – 3:00 Long Range Financial Goals Workshop Aspen
Nov 15, 2016 1:00 – 3:00 Develop Budget Objectives Aspen
       
Department Budget Reviews Aspen
Mar 20, 2017 1:00-5:00 Golf Operations Aspen / Birch
    Landscape  
       
Mar 21, 2017 1:00-5:00 Food and Beverage Aspen / Birch
    Fitness Center  
       
Mar 22, 2017 1:00-4:00 Administration SP – Spruce / Ponderosa
    Activities  
    Recreation Center Maintenance  
       
Mar 23, 2017 1:00-5:00 Reserve Replacements and Reserve Aspen / Birch
    Study (incl. both Properties & Finance)  
       
Mar 24, 2017 1:00-5:00 Capital Assets and Club Purchases SP – Ponderosa
    (includes both Properties and Finance)  
       
Apr 4, 2017 1:00-3:30 Review of Revised Budget Draft Aspen / Birch
       
Apr 11, 2017 1:00-5:00 Board Open Forum & Budget Workshop Birch / Cedar
       

Once the budget is finalized by the Finance Committee and Board of Directors, staff must begin the execution of this plan (Beginning in the new fiscal year).  It is during the monthly Finance Committee Meeting that we monitor the quantified progress and variances to the plan.  For those who wish, attending this meeting can be really helpful in understanding the day to day operations of the community you live in.  And for those of you who wish, the monthly courier is a good source of summarized information.  What ever your choice, please take the time to enjoy the beautiful community in which you live.

James P. Martin | Director of Finance | jmartin@scrca.org
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February 2017 eCourier

Board Member Report | Pro Shop | Timbers Restaurant | Activities | Fitness | CP/NW | Web News | HR

BOARD MEMBER REPORT

Rainy DayGreetings Residents.  This weather reminds me of a childhood rhyme, “Rain Rain Go Away Come Again Another Day.”  The rain keeps coming again and again. The weather is always changing and this year it has been wet and we are grateful for the moisture.  Our waterfowl appear to really be enjoying it but our golfers not so much.  The other side is that Sun City Roseville Golf Courses and common areas look great and the salts from reclaimed water used to irrigate them are being diluted from the soil especially around the trees.  Everything looks fresh and clean. Timber Creek and Sierra Pines are definitely the best looking golf courses in Northern California.

I have enjoyed serving on the Board of Directors of the Sun City Roseville Association since August of 2015. I was elected Board President in August of 2016. Working with fellow directors, committees and staff has been extremely interesting. I feel like we are helping to improve and maintain the life style we all enjoy. With that said I want to encourage our residents to consider volunteering for one of the committees or consider running for the Board of Directors. There will be three open positions on the Board this year. You don’t have to know how everything works (you will learn) and you don’t have to know all the answers as you along with fellow board members and staff will develop the answers together. Committee members and Board members work as a team with the staff to make decisions that are in the best interest of our residents. I firmly believe that the best solutions our developed by a group of people with diverse opinions.

The Sun City Roseville Life Style is maintained because residents volunteer their time and expertise to work with our dedicated employees to sustain Sun City Roseville –  The Premier Active Adult Community in Northern California.

Linda Breninger | President, SCR Board of Directors | lbreninger@surewest.net
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PRO SHOP

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Things to look for in March 2017:

  • Timber Creek is now live on Golf Now in February! If people are interested, direct them to www.golfnow.com
  • New Callaway and Taylormade equipment! Head into the shop to see and demo the new Callaway Epic woods, and Taylormade M1 and M2 woods.
  • Come get fit for your golf equipment at Timber Creek. Use the launch monitor (Flightscope) to make sure your clubs are working for you! Use it for your favorite brands: Taylormade, Srixon, Wilson, XXIO, Callaway, and many more!
  • Check out the new Million Dollar Bar in the Timber Creek Lodge! New menu, entertainment, and look!
  • Patrick day event in the bar. All day drink specials with green beer! After your round head into the bar and enjoy the updated menu and scenery.

*Update* – March will be the last month to acquire the punch cards. New programs will be in place in June, and to make it an easier transition, March will be the last month to obtain a punch card. Contact Derek Zachman (derekz@scrca.org) with any questions. Thank you

Follow your favorite golf course, Timber Creek, on Facebook.

If you have any questions contact the Timber Creek Golf Shop and let us know how we can better serve you.

Click here to read the February 2017 Golf Course Maintenance Report

Derek Zachman | Head Golf Pro | derekz@scrca.org
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TIMBERS AT THE LODGE

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Jason Smith | SCR Food & Beverage Director | smithj@scrca.org
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ACTIVITIES

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A very special “Thank You” to over 200 residents who braved the wind and rain and delivered the 2017  Membership Directory & Community Guide  to 2,726 residents.  This was the 10th year our Golf Club(s) members have been kind enough to load up their golf cars and spend a long weekend delivering the directory.  The Golf Clubs also received help from their spouses, friends, Bocce Club members, Boomers and more! Much to our dismay, there was a printer error in a limited amount of directories, which deleted the last names beginning with the letter A & letter B. Check your directory, and if your book happens to be one of them, stop in at the Administration Office and we’ll be happy to give you a new directory.

Your Activities Department kicked off the New Year with a toast to trips, travel and fun and sent a resident home with a pair of champagne flutes and a bottle of Domaine Chandon. Tuesday, February 14 we welcomed residents to come “Mix and Mingle” in the Aspen Room while they enjoyed hot chocolate and Ghirardelli chocolates.  We sent a resident home with a free trip to San Francisco with a visit to the popular Buena Vista Café, Ghirardelli Square and Boudin Bakery. Be sure to check the Courier and the monthly “Mark Your Calendar” for activity and travel updates.

As the Activities Department looks ahead, it’s exciting to announce a variety of trips & onsite events for our residents! Resident Cheema James will be presenting “Modoc War: The Tribe that Wouldn’t Die” on Thursday, February 23 from 10:00AM-Noon in the Aspen/Birch/Cedar Rooms. This promises to be a fascinating presentation; please register in advance at the Activities Monitor Desk. You will also find a beautiful display in the Timber Creek Lodge hallway with a collection of Modoc items from Cheewa.  A special thank you to resident Tette Vera who recently took over the large responsibility of coordinating the window each month and displaying a variety of collections from our residents. Thank you Tette!

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The February Snow Train Tours are full, join us next year!  Registration opened January 6 for our overnight Monterey Bay Whale Watching Tour scheduled for March 14-15, again, the bus is full! Plan ahead and join us for a variety of Overnight/Extended tours in 2017!

A variety of Day Tours await you! Join us Thursday, March 2 as we visit Hangar One Spirits and a visit to Jack London Square; tour is $80 per person, bus departs at 9:00AM. Wednesday, March 8. We’ll travel to San Francisco and begin the day with a visit to Buena Vista Café for an Irish coffee, a stop at Ghirardelli Square and a tour and box lunch from Boudin Bakery.  Please pick up the Village Courier for a complete listing and descriptions of tours offered through February and March.

Be sure to pick up the latest “Mark Your Calendar” for event listings through June 2017.  We are certain you will find something new, interesting and entertaining!

Sharon Mowry | SCR Activities Director | sharonm@scrca.org
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FITNESS / WELLNESS

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Elaine Zilonka | SCR Fitness Director | elainez@scrca.org
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CITIZENS PATROL / NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH

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Why do we still have it?  I want to be old-fashioned about neighbors getting to know each other, which leads to trusting each other and keeping alive the neighbors-helping-neighbors community lifestyle.  That is why we spend so much time and energy communicating with residents via the email tree.  Digital options exist, such as Twitter and Facebook, and I will likely adopt one in the near future, but only to supplement the email tree, not to replace it.

What do these emails say?  All of my emails bear one of two headings; For Normal Distribution, Please, or, rarely, For Urgent Distribution, Please.  They speak to crime or suspicious activity, to scams, and to activities in which we participate, such as our monthly meeting, or National Night Out.

How is it supposed to work?  Using ordinary email, I have a group email address for 42 Village Communicators, each of whom has a designated geographic area.  Each of them should maintain a group email address for about a dozen Team Links assigned to portions of that area.  Each Team Link should maintain a group email of the dozen or so residents who live in that portion of the area.  Thus, my email should get to the end residents in a day or two.  In other words, with a few keystrokes, the Village Communicators forward my email to the Team Links who, with a few keystrokes, forward it to the end-user residents.

It is separate from eBlast email, which goes out via the SCRCA website to all residents at once, and which I rarely use.

How well does it work?  It only works as well as it is kept current.  Residents often neglect to notify us, or their Team Link, or SCR administration, of changes they make, and that stops delivery to them.  When that resident is a Team Link, email delivery to the entire team can stop, and if no one complains, we are unaware.  Unfortunately, that has happened far too many times, and there are thus far too many holes in the system, or far too many broken links in the chain.  The strongest link seems to be the Village Communicators, who, as far as I know, have been very good at striking those few keystrokes on a timely basis.

How does it get fixed?  If you are not receiving such email, give us a call.  We will dig into the system and find the missing ingredient.

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I am always available to speak at your Neighborhood Watch meetings or Club meetings.

Important Phone Numbers
Emergency – Police or Fire – 911
Roseville Emergency from Cell Phones – 916-786-6444
Roseville Non-Emergency Police – 774-5000
Sun City After Hours Emergency – 789-0808

Neighborhood Watch Office – (8:00 AM – Noon)
neighborhoodwatch@scrca.org
774-3817

Citizens Patrol Office – (8:00 AM – Noon)
citizenspatrol@scrca.org
774-3853

P.J. Conradi | Director, NW/CP | neighborhoodwatch@scrca.org
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WEB NEWS

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Come Join Us for the Next Website Workshop!

The next Resident Website Workshop will be Tuesday, March 14, 1:30-2:30pm. Learn how to register for Activities events online, access the Referral Book (yes, the clunky referral book in the lobby is available online from the comfort of your home!), submit items to sell on our online Classifieds, and so much more!

If you’ve already taken this class and need a refresher, feel free to take the class again. Sign up at the Monitors Desk. Class size is limited and fills up quickly.

There is no charge for this class.

Betty Foley-Guerrero | Website Coordinator | bettyf@scrca.org
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HUMAN RESOURCES

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Safety Awareness

I was recently asked to address the Properties Committee regarding our safety program.  We have a very strong safety program with excellent results.  The 2017 focus is on increasing safety awareness with employees.  We have a designated safety coordinator for each department.  Their job is to select safety topics to review with employees throughout the year.  I have asked them all to discuss increased awareness along with updating our “Emergency Action Codes” located at each phone.  These codes help us help residents and guests when emergencies occur.  We also conduct an annual fire drill to keep our exit strategies current.  All new employees receive safety training by way of a safety manual and a review of individual work spaces.  Safety is one of our top priorities here at Sun City Roseville.

Alesia McCrory | HR Director | mccrorya@scrca.org
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January 2017 eCourier

Board Member Report | Pro Shop | Timbers Restaurant | Activities | Fitness | CP/NW | Web News

BOARD MEMBER REPORT

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COME ON DOWN!

“Our new Timbers Lounge and Expanded Restaurant are now Open for Business”, stated Sun City Roseville Executive Director Earl Wiklund at the Ribbon Cutting opening of the completely renovated restaurant On December 26! Board President Linda Breninger, assisted by the expansion project’s Board Steering Committee members Dan Arriola, John Raniseski, Dave Lewis and Tim Hinchey, formally ‘cut the ribbon’ and welcomed the large crowd of residents in attendance.  The formal “Grand Opening’ of this vastly expanded and improved dining environment was enjoyed by several hundred residents who attended the Gala in the new restaurant and the ballroom on New Year’s Eve! A fantastic buffet dinner, complemented by music and dancing in both the ballroom and the restaurant, made it an enjoyable evening for all!

The expansion and reconfiguration of the former Timbers restaurant represents the achievement of a long overdue improvement to Sun City Roseville’s major dining facility. Our residents can now enjoy a delicious meal (breakfast, lunch or dinner) in a spacious and quiet restaurant environment. Or, anytime during the day or evening, they can enjoy a cup of coffee or a libation of their choice with friends in a large and friendly bar-lounge.  Sun City Food and Beverage Director Jason Smith has implemented an expansive and fantastic bar-lounge menu that has received raves of acclaim and appreciation from many residents.

As I have indicated in recent Courier articles and email notices, and in my remarks at the ribbon cutting, this major improvement was initiated over 3 years ago when a resident work group defined the design requirements and the floor plan layout for the expansion that are now a reality! In the ensuing three years, over 30 resident volunteers and Sun City staff members have refined the design specifications and overseen the planning and construction activities  that have brought the new Timbers Lounge and Restaurant online for resident enjoyment for years to come.

Working together with the architect, the city of Roseville and the contractor, the resident/staff teams have assured that the following original major objectives set by the resident work group in 2013-2014 have been achieved:

  1. Provide a separate bar/cocktail lounge area accessible directly from the existing reception area.
  2. Increase the size of the dedicated bar/lounge area to have additional seats at the bar and several tables for customers to have drinks, and or take advantage of an expanded bar menu, while waiting for a restaurant table or to just enjoy casual dining.
  3. Provide a “See Through” sound barrier between the restaurant and the bar/lounge to ensure a quiet dining experience in the restaurant.
  4. Ensure easily accessed seating in the bar/lounge for golfers “making the turn’, or wishing to relax after an 18 hole round.
  5. Provide additional seating in the restaurant for peak dining times and special dinner events.
  6. Provide additional restroom capacity and ease of access with minimal traffic through the restaurant.
  7. Provide for expanded covered patio dining with direct access to the bar.
  8. Provide for optimum placement of the temporary dance floor that minimizes congestion and traffic flow problems.
  9. Provide a resident-perceived improvement in appearance, atmosphere, accessibility, reception and convenience that enhances customer enjoyment without adverse impact on staff logistics or serving capabilities.

Based on what I have personally observed in several visits and dining experiences in the new lounge and expanded restaurant, and from the personal feedback and comments from many residents, I believe the objectives set by the resident work group in 2013-2014 have been achieved!  There are a few remaining minor enhancements, and initial experience-related resident suggestions, that will be implemented over time. However, the initial resident responses have been overwhelmingly positive.

So, if you have not yet had the opportunity to enjoy a casual or formal dining experience in the new lounge or expanded restaurant, I encourage you to, “Come on Down!” I believe you will enjoy the experience.

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Tim Hinchey | Director, SCR Board of Directors | timthejr@comcast.net
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PRO SHOP

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Things to look for in February 2017:

  • Timber Creek will be live on Golf Now in February! If people are interested, direct them to golfnow.com
  • Updated lesson pricing :
    – Head Golf Professional – $50 half hour / $100 hour
    – Assistant / Tenured Golf Professional – $45 half hour / $80 hour
    – $180 series of 4 – Head Golf Professional
    – $160 series of 4 – Assistant / Tenured Golf Professionals
  • New XXIO clubs. Designed to improve distance, accuracy, and speed. Demo today!
  • Come get fit for your golf equipment at Timber Creek. Use the launch monitor (Flightscope) to make sure your clubs are working for you! Use it for your favorite brands: Taylormade, Srixon, Wilson, XXIO, Callaway, and many more!
  • Check out the new Million Dollar Bar in the Timber Creek Lodge! New menu, entertainment, and look!
  • Download the Timber Creek Golf App through your IOS or Android App store. Type in “Timber Creek Golf” and download the interactive tool to enhance your golfing experience
  • Super Bowl Sunday, February 5th, Timber Creek will be hosting a Super Bowl Shotgun! Contests with prizes will be up for grabs. Sign up in the golf shop, or at 916-774-3851

Follow your favorite golf course, Timber Creek, on Facebook.

If you have any questions contact the Timber Creek Golf Shop and let us know how we can better serve you.

Click here to read the Jan 2017 Golf Course Maintenance Report by Jim Ferrin

Derek Zachman | Head Golf Pro | derekz@scrca.org
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TIMBERS AT THE LODGE

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Jason Smith | SCR Food & Beverage Director | smithj@scrca.org
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ACTIVITIES

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The Lodge was busy January 2 with Courier Days and over ten Clubs & Groups in the lobby.  Fresh coffee was brewing and plenty of New Year’s greetings and residents coming to see the new Timber Creek Lounge & Restaurant! Your Activities Department kicked off the New Year with a toast to trips, travel and fun and sent a resident home with a pair of champagne flutes and a bottle of Domaine Chandon. Tuesday, February 14 we invite you to come “Mix & Mingle” in the Aspen Room from 11:00AM-Noon.  Spend your Valentine’s Day with your Sun City friends as we enjoy Ghirardelli chocolate tasting and an opportunity to meet other fellow travelers.  And…register to win a free day tour to San Francisco with a visit to the popular Buena Vista Café, Boudin Bakery and leisure time to enjoy at your own pace.

directory2017_coverWatch for your 2017 Membership Directory & Community Guide to be delivered to your doorstep beginning Friday, January 18 and throughout the weekend.  Your directory will be left on your doorstep; if you are not home you will be advised to come to the Administration Office to pick up your Directory. Your Golf Club members and fellow residents have volunteered to assist us with delivery again this year – a big thank you to these volunteers! You will find your directory with information on how to find your neighbors, restaurant hours, Monitor Desk hours, Golf Pass information, 2017 Sun City Foundation event dates, important phone numbers and more!  Please be sure to support the advertisers who help make the directory possible each year. These are reputable businesses, many that have been long standing advertisers with us and also support our Village Courier.

022317_cheewajamesI am delighted to bring entertainment back to the Lodge with a variety of events scheduled for the New Year. Gregg Isett, professional organist, will perform in the Timber Creek Lodge Friday, February 3; tickets are $10.00 and available at the Activities Monitor Desk. Resident Cheewa James will be presenting “Modoc War: The Tribe that Wouldn’t Die” on Thursday, February 23 from 10:00AM-Noon in the Aspen/Birch/Cedar Rooms.  This promises to be a fascinating presentation; please register in advance. The New Year will bring us top notch entertainment, including new bands, a comedian, a variety show and more!

Bus trips are nearly full!  There may be a few seats left to Red Hawk Casino on Tuesday, January 24. Tickets are $30.00 per person and include $15 in slot money. Open seats are available on several on the February day tours including a visit to the magnificent Performing Arts Centers in San Francisco on Monday, February 6.  Cost is $90.00 and includes a hosted lunch at the popular Max’s Opera Café on Van Ness.  Take advantage of the arts in your community and join us for an afternoon performance Wednesday, February 8 with the Russian National Ballet, performing “Sleeping Beauty” at the Harris Center in Folsom. There may be just a few seats left for the “Monet: Early Years” Exhibit scheduled for Tuesday, February 28 at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco; cost is $78.00 per person. Please check with the Activities Monitor Desk for availability.

activities_031517-1_montereywhalewatchingOur Snow Trains are full, join us next year!  Registration opened January 6 for our overnight Monterey Bay Whale Watching Tour scheduled for March 14-15. We have about 15 seats left with registration set to close February 24. Don’t wait too long! This is a short, relaxing overnight with your Activities Department. Flyers may be picked up in the Association News Bulletin Board.

Watch for information soon on our Mystery Trip, scheduled for May 7-11. And don’t ask where we are going!

Be sure to pick up the latest “Mark Your Calendar” for event listings through May 2017.  We are certain you will find something new, interesting and entertaining to you!

Sharon Mowry | SCR Activities Director | sharonm@scrca.org
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FITNESS / WELLNESS

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Elaine Zilonka | SCR Fitness Director | elainez@scrca.org
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CITIZENS PATROL / NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH

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This is essentially a re-write of last January’s piece, but I know we have continual turnover of residents, so it may be fresh to you, and everyone should know what we, the staff, do to keep our residents safe, crime low and property values high.

First of all, there would be no justification for “we, the staff” were it not for the hundreds of resident volunteers in both CP/NW, so the better question is how do they do what they do?

They do it very well.  CP continues to close, on average, 150 residence garage doors each month—350 per month during the summer.  Think of it as preventing 150 opportunities for theft, or perhaps worse crimes, via open garage doors.  The volunteers are ever mindful that an open garage door may be an indication to check on the welfare of the resident.

It is impossible to tally the good work done in NW, however, on three occasions in the past two years, residents have recognized indications a welfare check was needed for a neighbor, and called the police.  These neighbors were incapacitated inside, and their lives thus saved.  Is it any wonder why we, the staff, enjoy what we do?

I am a half-time employee, and a resident.  Our half-time secretary position is job-shared by residents Karen Jope & Linda Vincent such that they provide five day coverage.

Linda and Karen manage day-to-day operations of CP.  Their most trying task is finding replacement volunteers when those scheduled cannot come in.  (Please refer to last month’s article, “We Need You.”)  The Deployment Roster thus changes several times each week, and they re-print it and re-post it on-line.  They also manage day-to-day operations of NW, updating neighbor and relative emergency contacts, and email or phone changes, and sustaining the email tree.  Most of that work is done on the phone, and both Karen and Linda have great phone etiquette and people skills.

Their efforts free me up to interact with the police and other agencies, send out email alerts and informative emails, train CP volunteers, market our monthly meetings and recruit keynote speakers, and attend to projects like purchasing vehicles and writing training manuals.

Please drop in any time (8:00 to Noon).  We try to make it fun for you to pick up a Vial of Life or No Soliciting sign, provide us updated information, alert us to problems, ask questions—or even to complain about something.  Fun is one thing we, the staff, do.

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I am always available to speak at your Neighborhood Watch meetings or Club meetings.

Important Phone Numbers
Emergency – Police or Fire – 911
Roseville Emergency from Cell Phones – 916-786-6444
Roseville Non-Emergency Police – 774-5000
Sun City After Hours Emergency – 789-0808

Neighborhood Watch Office – (8:00 AM – Noon)
neighborhoodwatch@scrca.org
774-3817

Citizens Patrol Office – (8:00 AM – Noon)
citizenspatrol@scrca.org
774-3853

P.J. Conradi | Director, NW/CP | neighborhoodwatch@scrca.org
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WEB NEWS

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Come Join Us!

The next Resident Website Workshop will be Tuesday, March 14, 1:30-2:30pm. Learn how to log on to the Resident Website and navigate all the information available. You’ll be pleasantly surprised at what you’ll find!

Future workshop dates include:
Tuesday, May 16
Tuesday, July 11

If you’ve already taken this class and need a refresher, feel free to take the class again! Look for sign up dates in the Village Courier or at Courier Days. There is no charge for this class.

Betty Foley-Guerrero | Website Coordinator | bettyf@scrca.org
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December 2016 eCourier

Board Member Report | Pro Shop | Timbers Restaurant | Activities | Fitness | NW/CP | Web News | Holiday Hours

BOARD MEMBER REPORT

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Securing Sun City’s Financial Future While Continuing to Enjoy our Lifestyle

On April 4, 2016, Governor Brown signed into law SB 3 which mandates new minimum wage increases beginning in 2016 and continuing through 2022. All minimum wage employees affected will see their wages raise from $9.50 per hour to $15.00 per hour by 2022. Thereafter, wages will be adjusted each year according to the previous year’s inflation rate.  Adhering to these legal mandates will have a major impact upon Association financial planning and budget development going forward.

Also having a major impact upon current and future financial planning is Sun City’s aging infrastructure which will require higher maintenance, repair or replacement costs that will be paid for from Reserve Funding.  As reserve funding is drawn down, these funds will need to be replaced in order to continue to keep our Reserves funded at 100%.

The Board also realizes that all residents living here and new residents moving in have a deep desire to live the Sun City Lifestyle as identified in our Vision and Mission Statements. Residents have an expectation that exceptional activities, amenities, facilities, programs and services will continue to be available and provided by our excellent staff.

With the above in mind, the Board has undertaken a comprehensive process to evaluate all aspects of the budget and engage in a strategic planning process that identifies and prioritizes needed improvements.  Included in this process is looking at all revenue sources, possibly increasing fees to raise existing revenue streams and  evaluating costs/expenses in the operational budget in order to help minimize assessment increases.

We are spending considerable time in identifying possible new revenue sources, what these might look like, the amount of funds that could be generated to offset the impact of minimum wage requirements, aging infrastructure needs and needed improvements. Our goal is to minimize assessment increases.  We will continue to keep you updated on our progress and look forward to your support as we continue this work.

Celebrate Life by Living the Sun City Lifestyle

Judy Arntson | Director, SCR Board of Directors | arntsonjc@aol.com
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PRO SHOP

christmasgolfHo, Ho, Ho and Merry Christmas!  Time is winding down to get those last minute Christmas items for your favorite golfers. Beat the holiday traffic and crowded lines and come to your own Timber Creek Golf Shop! We have a vast variety of shirts, jackets, clubs, balls, and many other items for stocking stuffers for both men and women and you don’t even need to leave the compound. No lines, no parking problems, no worries!

We at the Pro Shop would like to take this opportunity to say “Happy Holidays” to all of you at Sun City Roseville. May you all have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!  Safe travels and well wishes to you and yours.

Peace to all,
Chris Beachly and the Pro Shop Staff

Sun City Roseville Golf Pro Shop | proshop@scrca.org
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TIMBERS AT THE LODGE

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Click here to see Timbers Restaurant Schedule and Menus during expansion

Jason Smith | SCR Food & Beverage Director | smithj@scrca.org
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ACTIVITIES

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Join us this Friday, December 16 for Cornish Christmas.It’s a short jaunt as we recapture the spirit of Christmas with charming surroundings in historic downtown Grass Valley. Enjoy an old fashioned Christmas with carolers, handmade arts & crafts and delicious food and drink. Bus departs at 4:00PM and returns to Sun City at 10:00PM. Cost is $32.00 per person.

Join us for Courier Days Monday, January 2 through Wednesday, January 4. We are kicking off the New Year with a toast to trips, travel and fun! Come enjoy a cup of coffee on the house and enter a free drawing to win a pair of champagne flutes and a bottle of Domaine Chandon. We’ll follow-up with a “Mix and Mingle” on Tuesday, February 14; join us from 11:00AM-Noon for Ghirardelli chocolate tasting and an opportunity to meet other fellow travelers. We’ll also have a free drawing for a day tour in San Francisco in March.

Registration has opened for a variety of January events, including onsite events and day tours. Start the New Year off with “Avanti” – A Two-Part Workshop – What to Do in Your Retirement Years hosted by Rosemary Marino, resident, Executive Coach and Career Consultant January 5 & January 19. Fee is $20.00 for both sessions. Please register this month.

Tickets are available for our first Speaker Series of the New Year. We’ll welcome back Marc Lapadula, Senior Lecturer at Yale University in the Film Studies Program as he presents “Greatest Films in American Cinema.” Your Activities Department is delighted to bring these presentations to the community, funded by the Sun City Roseville Foundation – working together to enhance and promote the Sun City Lifestyle!

010517_imax_smallWe’ve got an early bus out January 5, our annual trek to the Esquire IMAX Theater & Joe’s Crab Shack in Sacramento.  We’ll enjoy a double feature – “Great White Shark” and “The Last Reef.” Bus departs at 9:00AM; cost is $60.00 per person and includes a hosted lunch.  Please register in December.

We have just a few seats open for Snow Train I, scheduled for February 15-17, 2017. Please register by Monday, January 2. Flyers are available for the Monterey Bay Whale Watching Tour scheduled for March 14-15, 2017. Registration opens Friday, January 6 at the Activities Monitor Desk. Enjoy a short, relaxing overnight with your Activities Department.

Sharon Mowry | SCR Activities Director | sharonm@scrca.org
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FITNESS / WELLNESS

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Each year, thousands of fitness professionals are surveyed around the world and a list of fitness trends for the year is released. This year, wearable technology came out as the leading trend for 2017. Wearable technology includes activity trackers, smart watches, heart rate monitors, and GPS tracking devices. Interestingly, smart glasses are also in this category which has predicted sales of $1.5 billion. Of note, this category of technology in relation to fitness is separate from smartphone exercise apps which ranked separately at 17 in the list of trends. As you shop for the fitness fanatic in your life this holiday season, consider getting them a piece of wearable fitness technology to keep them motivated in 2017. Here’s the complete list of trends for 2017:

  1. Wearable technology
  2. Body weight training
  3. High-intensity interval training
  4. Educated, certified, and experienced fitness professionals
  5. Strength training
  6. Group training
  7. Exercise is Medicine®
  8. Yoga
  9. Personal training
  10. Exercise and weight loss
  11. Fitness programs for older adults
  12. Functional fitness
  13. Outdoor activities
  14. Group personal training
  15. Wellness coaching
  16. Worksite health promotion
  17. Smartphone exercise apps
  18. Outcome measurements
  19. Circuit training
  20. Flexibility and mobility rollers

Elaine Zilonka | SCR Fitness Director | elainez@scrca.org
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH / CITIZENS PATROL

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This is, after all, a senior community, and, as such, we experience constant resident turnover.  Occasionally, that dynamic seems to come in waves, and many times it thins out the ranks of our Citizen Patrol Volunteer (CPV) force.  As a result, we are currently having a really difficult time filling the slots.

This is a plea to all residents to give Citizens Patrol a look and consider joining.  The following will give you some insight about what you can expect and how we do what we do.

Scheduling/Commitment

Many residents are surprised to learn that most of our Citizen Patrol Volunteers (CPVs) commit to only one 2.5 hour evening shift per month.

Because we are shorthanded, some CPVs are stepping up to do more than one shift per month.  But consider…if we doubled our force, each CPV would only have to commit to once every other month.

We schedule with the complete understanding that most CPVs are retired and active, travel, and occasionally get sick.  We try to assign CPVs to a stable given shift, such as every third Tuesday evening, but we also offer daytime patrol—which we want to increase—and an on-call pool from which we draw to replace CPVs who cannot come in due to vacations, and so on.

Just what is it CPVs do?

After being trained and provided a manual, and going out once with an experienced CPV, you and a partner—your spouse, a friend, or someone we found for you—will go out in one of our high visibility Toyota Rav4s.  Two others will go out in the other car.  Each pair covers half of our campus.

By high visibility, we mean they are orange—“hot lava” is what Toyota calls it—with a lit roof top sign.  You won’t be sneaking up on any knuckleheads, and we never put you in harm’s way.  We do not confront suspicious people or circumstances.  Rather, we are eyes and ears for the police; we observe and report.

One big focus is on ensuring that all garage doors are closed.  We close 150 per month on average, with 350 per month during the summer.  That may seem like an insignificant endeavor.  But, consider the opposite.  It would not take long for thieves to spread the word that, on any given night, they could find a half-dozen garages standing wide open over in Sun City.  We also ensure that it was not a medical emergency which rendered the resident unable to close the door.

Benefits

Other than the warm and fuzzy feeling you will get knowing that you have given back to this wonderful community and have helped to keep people safe, crime low, and property values high, there is a breakfast each January.  The top 100 CPVs, in terms of their volunteer hours, enjoy the wonderful Timbers Restaurant full buffet breakfast, and keynote speeches from the president of our Board of Directors, and the chiefs of the Roseville Police and Fire Departments, all of whom will recognize your service and tell you how valuable you are as a CPV—because you are.

We need you.  We want you.  Please call with any questions.

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I am always available to speak at your Neighborhood Watch meetings or Club meetings.

Important Phone Numbers
Emergency – Police or Fire – 911
Roseville Emergency from Cell Phones – 916-786-6444
Roseville Non-Emergency Police – 774-5000
Sun City After Hours Emergency – 789-0808

Neighborhood Watch Office – (8:00 AM – Noon)
neighborhoodwatch@scrca.org
774-3817

Citizens Patrol Office – (8:00 AM – Noon)
citizenspatrol@scrca.org
774-3853

P.J. Conradi | Director, NW/CP | neighborhoodwatch@scrca.org
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WEB NEWS

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What a fun year it’s been! I’ve enjoyed teaching the Website Workshop and getting to know more of the residents at Sun City. I look forward to meeting more of you as we continue striving to make our websites even better.

Many thanks to our Website Workgroup which meets the first Wednesday of every month at 9am in the Aspen Room. The residents who attend is our link to the community and its needs. Our next meeting is January 4 and everyone is welcome to attend.

The IT Department wishes everyone a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!

Betty Foley-Guerrero | Website Coordinator | bettyf@scrca.org
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SUN CITY ROSEVILLE HOLIDAY HOURS

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