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VOL. 30 NO. 12                                                                         DECEMBER 2022

      Chairman’s Corner                                                            High Season Traffic At Gates

      By Barry J. Haberman, BPCA Chair and President
                                                                                   By Ashley Shupe, Security Liaison Allied Universal
         Nearly a whole year has gone by and 2023 is just ahead
      of us. How quickly time goes by as we age gracefully. As                        We are officially entering the height of “the season” in South Florida. The holidays
      we come to the close of this year, the Board of Directors                    are around the corner and we all know that brings more traffic on the roadways and
      and Staff of the Boca Pointe Community Association led                       at our gatehouses.
      by myself as Board Chairman and President and Kathleen                          I’d ask that residents and guests please be patient while in line at the gatehouses.
      O’Donovan, as your Community Association General                             I’d also like to offer some best practices to ensure that we can process your guests
      Manager, want to wish you a Peaceful and Blessed                             and vendors as smoothly as possible.
      Holiday Season. 2022 was a beyond stressful year for                            • Make use of Fast Pass! Guests who have a Fast Pass and Photo Identification
      many of us.                                                                  ready when they approach the gate are quickly processed. All the guard has to do
         Let us take the next few weeks to relax, reflect, catch                   is scan the pass, verify identification, and they can process the entry. You can send
      our breath and prepare for whatever challenges face us in 2023.              your guests passes directly using or the GateAccess mobile app.
         During this holiday season, please take the time to thank those who volunteer on   Or, your guests can obtain one at the gate when they enter. It is a huge timesaver.
      the many boards and committees whose work helps to make Boca Pointe a prestigious      • Put your guests on the list! The most common cause for backup at the gates is
      place to live. Volunteers give of their time freely and communities such as ours could   guests or vendors who are not on the list. Courtesy phone calls are just that—a courtesy.
      not flourish without them. We, at Boca Pointe, are constantly changing and adding      I’ve been told by some residents that they don’t put their guests on the list because
      features to our overall look. The staff and volunteers work tirelessly to achieve this.  they want a call to let them know when they enter. You can register to receive texts
         All too often, it is easier to vocalize our complaints and criticisms instead of giving   or e-mails when your guests enter instead. GateAccess mobile app and GateAccess.
      praise and showing appreciation for someone’s efforts. Maybe if we all try to do better   net both have the option to do so in the “Contact Information” settings. This way
      at showing kindness, we can reap even greater blessings for all who live, work and play   you will be notified when a guest enters without slowing down the gatehouse with
      here at Boca Pointe.                                                         making phone calls.
         My wife Gail and I look forward to the New Year and wish everyone a Happy and      Errors do occur, and sometimes we have to follow up on performance issues with
      Healthy Holiday Season.                                                     the security staff. Please reach out to me if you experience any issues. We have long
                                                                                   established processes in place to re-train, coach, and—if it comes to it, discipline
       From The Manager                                                            security staff. This works optimally when we are informed of any problems our
                                                                                   guests or residents experience as soon as possible. Please don’t feel as if you are
                                                                                   getting someone in trouble, you are helping with the security of the property.
      By Kathleen O’Donovan, General Manager                                          I can be reached at 561-672-3308 or
                                                                                      If you see something, Say Something. 
         As we approach the end of 2022, I would like to take
      this opportunity to thank each of you for the continuing
      honor to serve as your General Manager at Boca Pointe.
      This year I will be celebrating five years with the Boca                     Thank You!
      Pointe family.
         It is a pleasure to work with the Master Board of
      Directors, Committee Volunteers and Village Directors                           We wish to thank Heritage Golf Group and Jeff DeFranco for providing Thanksgiving
      who so generously give their time providing insight, ideas,                  dinner to all gate officers, rovers and our local fire station #56 this year!! 
      and a vision for the future of Boca Pointe.
         My team and I will continue to provide the residents
      of Boca Pointe with the utmost level of service, we look forward to a new year with a
      cheerful outlook, dedication, and excitement for what is to come.
         On behalf of Lisa, Yvonne, Ashley, and myself, we wish you a Happy Healthy
      Holiday Season and look forward to serving you in the New Year. 

                     Holiday Office Hours

          The  BPCA  management  office  will  be  closed  on  Monday,
          December 26th, 2022 and Monday, January 2nd, 2023. We would
          like to wish all of our residents a Happy Holiday Season!! 
                                                                                   Please Help

                                                                                      ’Tis the season to be generous and help the less fortunate! Now is the time to
                                                                                   clean out your closets! The homeless shelters are accepting used clothing. Please
                                                                                   bring any clean, gently used clothing that you would like to donate. The drop off
                                                                                   location is at the BPCA office located at 6909 SW 18th St., Suite A120 in the
                                                                                   Boardwalk shopping plaza. The donations are distributed to local churches and
                                                                                   homeless shelters. Your generosity is greatly appreciated!
                                                                                      Thank you!! 
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