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July 2018                                                                  July 2018                                                    PGA C.A.N.!, Page 1

       VOL. 28 NO. 7                                    FAX 561-624-9088 • E-MAIL                                            JULY 2018

      PGA POA Jottings

      By Dawn Levinstein,                               Remember, you not only need to close your shutters or install   are alligator nests. Just like humans look after their babies (or
      PGA POA                                           your panels, you must be sure to store or secure all potted   soon to be babies) so does Momma and she can take your leg
         I will try short and sweet                     plants, accessory items, patio furniture and anything that can   off or worse. Do not walk dogs near the water’s edge.
      this month. I know you can’t                      blow away (and don’t be fooled, 50-pound items can fly when   Hungry Humans?
      believe it either! I just have a                  winds are more than twice the weight of the item). Do not      Pollo Tropical took the former Burger King space in the
      couple reminders and a little                     empty or lower your pool. If you are going away, be sure to   LA Fitness Plaza. Many people have asked us when they will
      news.                                             make arrangements now for someone to address these items.   open. The answer is they are now open!
      Assessments                                       Every time we have a storm, I get calls just hours before the   Rain
         The annual assessment to                       storm makes landfall asking if I have anyone who can help      We all complained that it was so dry. Be careful what you
      PGA POA was due July 1 so                         secure property; we don’t. Please don’t wait to be prepared.   wish for because May and June certainly made up for it by
      if you haven’t mailed your                        Information regarding storm preparation can be found at   dumping rain every day. During the first part of June we had
      payment, it is now late. If you                                            some bad days with one day in particular dumping over three
      didn’t receive the budget and assessment information, please      If you don’t already have hurricane protection for your   inches of rain in just 30 minutes. For those who aren’t aware,
      call us at (561) 627-2800 so we can verify your address and,   windows, remember you must get approval from the POA   along the main roads and in Marlwood, Burwick, Thurston
      if necessary, send you a duplicate package.       ARC before installing shutters, panels, impact glass (or   and Glengary there are swale systems which are designed to
      Storms                                            anything else on the outside of any residence).    hold water. The idea is that some of the water flows to the
         The storm season officially began last month. Please be   Gators                                  storm drain (then into the lakes/canals) and some of the water
      sure that you have already made arrangements to have your      As I mentioned last month, alligator mating and nesting   sits in the swale to percolate into the ground which acts as an
      property secured at the issuance of a storm warning or watch.   season is here. Nesting season lasts through July and Momma   additional filtering system (i.e. instead of just having it all run
                                                        Gator can lay as many as 25 to 50 eggs. Stay away if you see   from the edge of the street directly into the storm drains).
                                                        a pile of sticks and dirt (sometimes they measure 2-to 3-feet
       Commissioner’s                                   high and 7-to 10-feet long) along any lake bank or canal. These   PGA POA Jottings on page 3

       Update                                           Craft Beer Bash Is Brewing Again

       Hurricane Season – A Way                         At PGA National Resort & Spa

       Of Life In South Florida                         Local Favorite Event Returns                       commemorative beer mug trophy along with a PGA National
                                                                                                           golf getaway including three days and two night’s luxury
       By Commissioner                                  For Its Fourth Year                                accommodations, a golf twosome and a dinner for two at
       Hal Valeche                                                                                         the resort’s signature restaurant, Ironwood Steak & Seafood.
          Since our hurricane                              PGA National Resort &                           (Total prize value of $1,200). The second place winner will
       season is a full six months                      Spa is proud to announce                           go home with a commemorative beer mug trophy and dinner
       of the year, I think it is                       the Fourth  Annual Craft                           for two at Ironwood Steak & Seafood. Third place wins a
       worthwhile to share some                         Beer Bash festival! Join us                        trophy and a $50 gift certificate for iBar.
       additional information                           Saturday, Sept. 8 from 5                              Individual tickets will be sold for just $39 per person in
       about how you can plan                           to 8 p.m. as PGA National                          advanced via online ticket sales or at the door for $49. There’s
       and be prepared for these                        showcases the world’s most                         no better way to enjoy the Craft Beer Bash than by taking
       unwelcome weather                                impressive portfolio of craft                      advantage of The Craft Beer Bash Room Package from $179
       events.                                          beer and ciders.                                   plus resort fee, which includes two general admission tickets
          As I have mentioned                              Participating brewers will have booths set up with   with luxury accommodations at PGA National for the night.
       before, the Division of Emergency Management     unlimited samples for  tasting.  Patrons will have the
       remains at the ready for any potential disaster events   opportunity to vote on the “People’s Choice Awards” for Best   Craft Beer Bash on page 4
       be they weather or otherwise. During activation for a   Craft Brewery and Best Hard
       hurricane, the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is   Cider. Additionally, select
       your local clearinghouse for the latest, up-to-the-minute   breweries will have limited
       information on storm watches and warnings, and the   timed-release tastings.
       dissemination of official media advisories. Keep this      A homebrewers contest
       number handy for all questions and concerns before,   to crown the “King of All
       during and after a storm: (561) 712-6400.        Beers”  will  be  judged  by
                                                        an expert panel which is
       Commissioner’s Update on page 2                  open to all beer categories.
                                                        The winner will receive a

                                                                                 Peoples Choice winner for Best Brewery
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