May 2006


Congratulations and Best Wishes to all our New Graduates!


TENNIS: Our resident tennis pro, Jamie Cooke (890-1842), has announced that she will be providing tennis lessons from June 7 through July 26. They will be on Wednesday nights: kids at 6:30 pm, adults at 7:30 pm. Price is $40.


DIRECTORIES & CAR STICKERS: The 2006-2007 Directory was distributed May 19 and 20. If you did not receive one or if you need car stickers, cal1 882-5211.


COFFEE: The coffee pot will be plugged in at the pool pavilion every Tuesday morning through the month of June at 10:00 a.m. If you are Tired -Retired -or Otherwise, COME ON DOWN! Anyone who would like to visit and get to know others better is welcome. You will also get to know your QCPOA president better. Remember to bring your orange key to unlock the pool gate, but if you forget, I'll be there wearing an orange top and the password is Coffee. Unscramble the following word, tell me what it is when you arrive, and win a prize!             I F D R N E


NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Approximately 30 houses in our neighborhood had garage doors hit with paint balls on April 29. Co-chairs Jim & Carolyn Dixon reported it to the police. Our neighborhood police agent is Nathan Silkett. Remember school is out. Please be on the lookout for children playing in the streets.


HOSPITALITY: Janis Clutter arranged to have food taken to the family of Donna Dailey. The family expressed their appreciation. If you would like to be on the list to prepare a dish when needed, please call Janis at 887-8880. A warm welcome to the following new residents: Steve & Kim Decker, Dylan & Macy, 4557 Parkhill, (886-1154). Steve is with Sunrise Service. 4409 Quail Creek is the new home of John & Donna Carriveau (316-304-3803). John is with the Low Company. Attorneys Joe and Jennifer Wantuck's home is at 1219 Cardinal (689-4300). Nathan & Jennifer Webster, Trenton & Carter, are at 1211 W. Beekman (889-4936). They are with Cox Health and MSU.


FLOWERBED: Thanks to homeowners for additional voluntary watering of parkway gardens this past month. We are increasing watering frequency. If your lawn, shrubs, or flowers are not doing as well as they should, get a soil test. Call 862-9284 (Univ. of MO. Extension). Cost is $15.00. For diagnostic evaluation on plant disease check out: http://soilplantlab.missouri.edu/plant/index.htm on the web.


GROUNDS: Happily we have received a lot a rain and things are looking good. The committee intends to continue watering as needed. They plan to work on the irrigation system replacing broken sprinkler heads and adjusting the rest. A big thank you. They report that our lawn service is doing a great job with weed and crabgrass control.


The next Board of Directors meeting will be held June 21, 2006 at 7 :00 pm at the home of John & Donna Howerton.