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New District IV Supervisor — ‘Honored and Blessed to have the Opportunity’

February 12, 2019 — Teamwork For those of you that know me and those of you that do not, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the folks of Supervisorial District IV for electing me as your new County Supervisor. I am honored and blessed to have

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Continuing Questions about Minnow Way Label

February 12, 2019 — Minnow Way Property: A few Members continue to question and/or criticize the decisions the Board made regarding the designation of the property as "Other Property" rather than "Common Area",and the decision regarding a Board,rather than a Member-imposed Special Assessment. You have probably read more than

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Learning the History and Practice of Diplomacy from a Pro

February 12, 2019 — Last in a Three Part Series— Ambassador Steven Browning was appointed to his first ambassadorship in 2003 — the Republic of Malawi. Considered amongst the top 10 of the least-developed countries, Malawi had its challenges. It was predominantly agrarian and depended upon outside aid to

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MOTOR SPORTS: After claiming youth title in 2018, Anthony Ferrante looks to continue meteoric rise

February 12, 2019 — It was about four years ago when Anthony Ferrante got his first dirt bike. A year later, he was racing it. Since then, the 15-year-old Penn Valley resident has been tearing past the competition, claiming trophies and quickly moving up the ranks. The key to

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Garden Club Hosts Winery Partners

January 29, 2019 — Lake Wildwood Garden Club will be presenting Len Stevens and Mike Colomb, Pilot Peak Winery partners! Come join us on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 1:00 p.m. in the Lake Room at the Community Center for an interesting and exciting look into the wine-making world. Len

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Lake Wildwood Promotions and Marketing

January 29, 2019 — I've been asked several times: "Do we market Lake Wildwood? I never hear or see anything." My usual answer is: "You don't see anything because we are not marketing to those who live inside the gates." For those who have considered the same question your

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From the President: Directors’ Planning and Minutes

January 29, 2019 — Let me start this with a misunderstanding that cycles through Wildwood at least once a year. Usually at tax time. Lake Wildwood Association is not responsible for the water or sewer services provided to our community. Our water service is provided by the Nevada Irrigation

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General Manager: Want to be part of the Lake Wildwood leadership?

January 29, 2019 — If you're interested in being a part of the solution by serving on the Board, a Committee or in some other capacity, or if you just want to understand what is involved in being part of the Community's leadership, you should seriously consider attending the

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Clubhouse Hours, Staffing Shakeup

January 29, 2019 — January is over and we continue to look for trends in service, the winter months have shown a decrease in diners in our Pine Room for lunch and brunch. I have spoken to many restaurants in the areas that have seen a similar trend in

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Shi Lanka—Day-to-day travel a formidable undertaking.

January 29, 2019 — Second in a three-part series Serving as the management officer in Sri Lanka (1987–1990) presented Ambassador Browning with issues he had yet to face in his previous positions. The country was plagued with violence, fueled by the insurrections of two people groups, the Tamils and

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Artists of the Oaks

January 29, 2019 — The club has welcomed eight new members since October. Last week, the Board hosted a welcome potluck at June Anderson's home where the new members got an orientation and were introduced to the officers and directors.

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On the Course—Resolutions for the New Year

January 29, 2019 — Some of my New Year's resolutions have already gone by the wayside. Only went to the gym once so far in January. Here at Lake Wildwood, we need to establish our Lake Wildwood New Year's "Golfing Resolutions." So here we go: • Resolve that if

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Artist of the Oaks—2018 a Year of Growth and Achievement

December 31, 2018 — Photo: 2018 Board of Directors: Cathy Schaefer, Anita Morgan, Shelby McNamara, Mary Annette Hall, Ron Ritcher, Dennis Dobbs, Ken Santistevan, Jody Faker, June Anderson and Cheri Merrifield. Absent was Christine Lisle.   The Artists of the Oaks is the visual arts group of Lake Wildwood

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President’s Report— Looking for Ways to Lessen Fire Fear

December 31, 2018 — All of us are aware of the Lobo fire last fire season and the catastrophic fires that have battered Northern California this year. In October, the Lake Wildwood Board of Directors approved an Ad Hoc Committee to address fire risk reduction within our community. This

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Wildwood Pickleball—Are You in an Exercise Pickle?

December 31, 2018 — If you are starting the New Year wanting to get in better shape, exercise more and lose a few pounds pickleball is a great way to meet these goals! With approximately 1 in 2 adults living with a chronic disease – and approximately only 50%

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Lady Niners—New Officers for 2019

December 31, 2018 — As 2018 closed, the LWW Lady Niners celebrated with a large gathering of the 100 plus membership. Present this year were 10 past captains. Outgoing Captain Cyndi Yano introduced Patti Haney and the fun began. The Women's Chorus Chimers lead by Mary Scoval played several

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Men’s 18er—2019: May The Golf Gods Look Down Upon US

December 31, 2018 — As I write this article, Christmas has gone and New Years is just days away. We have had several days of rain and the over seeded grass is loving it. It's still a little wet out there but that will likely dry up soon. We

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Men’s 9ers—Another Successful Year

December 31, 2018 — Under the superb leadership of Captain Bill Mann the general Assembly breakfast was held in the Cedar Room December 13th. The Niners came out in force for the sumptuous breakfast where certain club requirements were met along with celebrating the Christmas Season. Most of the

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PV Groups Partner to Feed Local Families

December 31, 2018 — Now, for the fifth year in a row, Penn Valley groups including Rotary Club, Area Chamber of Commerce, and Penn Valley school's join together to help bring meals to local neighbors. Lead by Penn Valley Rotary, the schools hold food drives, and help collect non-perishable

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General Manager—’Every year is a wonderful year!’

December 31, 2018 — New Year: As far as I'm concerned, every year is a wonderful year, yet I think you may agree with me that 2018 was a volatile year for politics, the stock market and Lake Wildwood. So, here's to a fantastic yet a bit less volatile

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