2024 Pool Season Opens this Saturday, May 11 at 9:00

2024 Pool Season Opens this Saturday, May 11 at 9:00

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The Listeria Crest pool and the Plantation Drive pool will be open for the summer season this Saturday with fobs activated for both pools at 9:00am.   Please read and follow the pool rules.  A few rules have been changed to for this pool season and should be noted.  Please know that with the upwind construction going on in close proximity to the Plantation pool, red clay dust and dirt will be prominent at this pool until grass, sidewalks, and roads are installed and stabilize the construction site ground.  We are aware that it is going to be dirty and gritty during this phase of construction and throughout the entire pool season and hope you will enjoy the pool in spite of these conditions this year.  Of course, the Listeria Crest…
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Winston Ridge Plantation Meeting Room Now Available for Community Group Usage!

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Dear Winston Ridge HOA Residents, After much anticipation and hard work, we are delighted to inform you that the Plantation pool meeting room is now ready for reservation. Please keep reading for more details. Since the pool's completion last July, the pool committee, in collaboration with the Board of Directors, has been diligently working to transform the vacant space into a welcoming and functional area for our community to enjoy. With your patience and support, we have achieved remarkable progress: Furnishing the room with curtains, new tables and chairs, and a small kitchenette, generously donated by one of our residents. Enhancing our insurance coverage to better protect our community and its assets. Installing a safety fence, as mandated by Franklin County, to separate the pool area from the room while…
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Winston Ridge Quarterly Assessment Reminder

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Dear Winston Ridge Homeowners, As a reminder, your quarterly assessment of $137.50 will be charged on April 1, 2024, and is due on or before April 20, 2024. Please begin to make arrangements to send in your payments to avoid late charges being assessed to your account. Statements for the Winston Ridge community have been printed and mailed. As a reminder, the homeowners who receive statements are those with a balance due as of 4/1/2024. If a homeowner has a zero balance or a credit to their account as of 4/1/202, they will not receive a statement. If the homeowner is signed up for eStatements, ACH or at the Attorneys office for collection, they will not receive a paper statement. If you have any questions, please contact us at WinstonRidge@elite-mgmt.com. Regards,…
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Last chance to participate in the 2024 community survey

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Winston Ridge Homeowners, If you have not yet completed the survey this is your last chance to help guide the community moving forward. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey to make sure your voice is heard in guiding the future direction of the Board and activities within the community. Please find below a survey intended for the homeowners in Winston Ridge. The survey aims to assist us in making informed decisions and gain a deeper understanding of the community’s interests and preferences. To participate, click on the word Survey that is in bold below. The deadline for submissions has been extended until March 22nd. https://winstonridge.org/documents/761-2/ Thank you for your participation, Winston Ridge Board of Directors Note: If you have problems accessing the link above try here: https://winstonridge.org/documents/761-2/
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Franklin County: Board of Education Election Law Change!

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Nextdoor Source: https://nextdoor.com/p/-PsyGY3X_CNs?utm_source=share&extras=MjExNjg4Nzk%3D&utm_campaign=1703360014279 Written By Frank Winstead The Franklin Times [12-21-2023] buried some important Board of Education election info on page 3A. Due to a change in state law (May 2023), voters will decide the Nonpartisan Board of Education winners in the November General Election instead in the March [Partisan] Primary Election. Underappreciated Franklin Times reporter Carey Johnson seems to have a scoop on this. I see the following effects of this change: More voters will actually have a say in picking the winner because more people vote in the General Election than in the Primary Election. Most voters in Franklin County are registered Unaffiliated. They don't have much motivation to vote in nonpartisan races held during a partisan primary. So, now the bulk of the County's voters will actually be…
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Meet John and Karen Zimmerman

Meet John and Karen Zimmerman

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John Zimmerman is an retired Air Force service member stationed in Vietnam during the Vietnam War, where he had a wealth of adventures which he documented in his recently published book "Vietnam Adventures and Retirement Travels."  John and his wife Karen, his partner for decades, share their stories and experiences of their time together for your enjoyment.  The book can be purchased through www.lulu.com or through Amazon.com in the near future.   John and Karen moved into Winston Ridge in the summer of 2022.  He is (as far as we are aware) one of the first published authors in the neighborhood!
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Holiday Decorations Update

Holiday Decorations Update

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Winston Ridge neighbors we just wanted to provide an update on progress decorating the Morning Glory entrance. There was an issue with the lights and new lights were procured. We expect to have everything installed by this weekend.
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2023 Holiday Fun Update

2023 Holiday Fun Update

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To our Winston Ridge Friends and Neighbors: We are thankful for each of you and the great neighborhood in which we live. We hope everyone has a wonderful time with family and friends over the Thanksgiving holiday. We also wanted to let everyone know as quickly as possible so that you have time to adjust schedules, if necessary, that we have made a slight change to the Christmas Parade, Cookie Exchange, and Santa Visit schedule. Rather than starting with the cookie exchange, the parade will be held first.  It will start at 3:30 pm at the Plantation Pool.  Lineup for the parade will begin at 3:00 pm.  Remember that no cars will be allowed in the parade but you can have a golf cart that is street legal and properly…
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Winston Ridge: Assistant Change

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This email is to inform you that my esteemed assistant, Javan York, will be embarking on new adventures starting Friday, 11/17. We're sincerely grateful for his contributions and wish him every success in the future. I'm delighted to introduce you to our newest team member, Brandi Allred, who will be taking Javan’s position. She brings fresh energy and skills to enhance our services. During this transition, you might notice Brandi gradually taking over some of the responsibilities previously handled by Javan. While we fine-tune our processes, your understanding of any temporary adjustments in response times is greatly appreciated. Rest assured, I am committed to ensuring a seamless transition and will personally oversee Brandi's training to maintain the high standards you expect from us. Andrea ‘Drea’ Paulk, CMCAWinston Ridge Community ManagerElite…
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