Feb 28

Craft Night at the Community Center – Saturday, March 11, 2017, 7:00-9:00pm

$15.00 per participant

To sign up visit: broadlandshoa.org/events/craft

Come and express your artistic self and enjoy an evening creating handmade cards for the special people in your life!! Each participant will create 10 beautiful, handmade greeting cards. Cards include: Birthday, Mother’s Day, Thank you, and Any Occasion. Stampin Up! demonstrator Deborah Carros will instruct the class and provide all of the materials and equipment to make these professional looking cards. Ms. Carros will demonstrate dry embossing, heat embossing, and other techniques used to make beautiful cards. This class is limited to 30 participants.

Feb 24

Call for Candidates…Annual Meeting to be Held on May 10th

The 2017 Annual Meeting of the members of Broadlands Association will be held on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.   Please mark your calendars for this important meeting and plan to attend.  The purpose of the meeting is to elect members to the Board of Directors, including three (3) members to serve three year terms expiring May 2020.  The Board oversees the business of Broadlands in the collection and expenditure of association funds, selection of contractors, management of facilities, and adoption of policies for the day-to-day operations.  These volunteer Board Members are a vital asset to the association. To become a Director, you must be a Unit Owner in good standing. The Board currently meets monthly on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:00pm in the Broadlands Clubhouse.

If you are interested in serving, please complete a 2017 Nominating Form and Petition for Candidacy (fillable form) and return both documents to the Broadlands Association, Inc. office by 5:00pm on Friday, March 24th, 2017.  Only these approved Elections Committee nomination forms may be used. The Broadlands Association, Inc. Bylaws require that at least three other owners sign the Candidate Petition, which must be received by the Association no less than twenty five (25) days before the Annual Meeting to be eligible to be included on the Ballot.  All members will be mailed a proxy form containing the names of all eligible candidates with the official notice of the Annual Meeting.

As in prior years, the Board has contracted with The Inspectors of Election, LLC to act as an independent third party election service. This provides the Association’s members the option to vote via paper Proxy Ballots or vote your Proxy online via their TIEiVOTE™ voting website. The online system offers you an easy way to vote in a secure, quick and cost-effective manner.

The Inspectors of Election will mail the official annual meeting notice and election package on or about April 1st, 2017, which will contain unique login information for each unit to access the TIEiVOTE™ voting website. Proxies should either be submitted online via the voting website or will need to be mailed, faxed, or scanned to the Inspectors of Election, LLC. Proxy forms will not be accepted at the HOA Office.

For those of you that submit for candidacy in the election, we thank you for your willingness to assist in the success of your community.  Remember to mark your calendars for Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 for the Annual Meeting of Broadlands Association, Inc.

Feb 16

Concrete Jack to Remediate Trip Hazards

Concrete Jack will be performing repair work on HOA owned sidewalks to raise and support or grind down concrete as appropriate, to reduce trip hazards.  They are scheduled to be on site from Monday, February 20th-Thursday, February 23rd. We do not anticipate any significant interruptions in sidewalk access.  Detailed information on the process can be found on their website at http://concretejack.com/sidewalk-repair/.  These repairs are both environmentally friendly (uses existing concrete rather than removing, discarding of, and repouring old concrete) and cost efficient.

 

Feb 01

Residents Please Read: Tree Removal Guidelines

Trees are an integral part of the overall image and character of Broadlands and must be protected. You are required to obtain approval from the HOA before you can remove trees from your property. Prior to applying, please check your survey plat to verify that the tree is on your property. Tree stumps must be removed below ground level and the area reestablished.

For more details, please refer to the Design Guidelines on Tree Removal or contact our office at 703-729-9704. For general information on the Modifications Subcommittee approval process, click HERE>>

 

Jan 13

Potion’s Class 301…Hurry and Sign Up Now!

Potion’s Class 301, Saturday February 11th 10:30am-12:00pm 8+ are welcomed, but adults are recommended to attend.
Held at the Nature Center, SIGN UP NOW!
Potions that shall be concocted include: Love Potion #9, Fly to the Sky Tincture, Rescue Salve for dry skin cuts and burns, Bubble Bath Brilliance minus Bubbles (in 30 flavors for you to choose from), anti-Valentine’s Day Tea and Butterbeer for all (as Snape, Harry Potter, and Hermione are our primary influences). $12 per participant, all take home their own concoctions & recipes  These are legit healing recipes based on the teachings and publications of Rosemary Gladstar–all ingredients are organic, 100% pure, and have a heritage of hundreds of years in the pharmacopeia of North American traditional healing. Recognize that we will actually be making all of these potions. Hot pots, tiny glass vials, and other devices of lovely witchcraftery will be present–you know your kids’ limits–don’t send muggles who will leave the Nature Center looking like it went through the Battle of Hogwarts.*****YOU MUST PREPAY FOR THIS EVENT BY FEBRUARY 6, 2017*****
Jan 03

HURRY AND REGISTER NOW!! Monday Holidays – Nature Center Adventures for K-5th Graders

nature-adventures-mondayMONDAY HOLIDAYS ARE FOR NATURE CENTER ADVENTURES!

Attention Kindergartners through 5th Graders, come to the Broadlands Nature Center  on the following Monday holidays and spend the day with the Naturalist!

 

 

All program times are from  7:45am – 2:45pm, Please click on REGISTER HERE for details, to register and pay:

As a new service to the community, we are offering full-day Nature Center Adventures on Monday holidays. We know everyone doesn’t get the day off; and if the kids have a holiday from school it should be fun and memorable. The programs will be held outdoors as much as possible, dress accordingly. Grades 3rd-5th have the opportunity of doing animal care training and becoming part of our Youth Naturalist program. All participants will take part in animal care, nature learning, scavenger hunts; learning through creating, and games. Hours for this program are the same as the school, 7:45am – 2:45pm, with options to lengthen if needed. Price per day is $50.00 with a reduction of $40.00 per child if multiple children are enrolled. These programs include all of the materials, but none of the food (please send a packed lunch with your child). The ratio of instructor to participants will never be greater than 1:12, 24 students maximum. Youth Naturalist interns will be present to support animal care training and interactions as well as to facilitate team games.

IF WE DO NOT GET A MINIMUM OF 8 PARTICIPANTS, THE PROGRAM WILL BE CANCELLED AND YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED PRIOR TO THE PROGRAM DATE.

 

Dec 22

New Year’s Eve Office Hours and Trash Schedule

The HOA Offices and Nature Center will be closed on Friday, December 30th and Monday, January 2nd for Christmas. 

Trash and Recycling Holiday Schedule: Service schedule will not be impacted on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day since both holidays are on Sunday this year and therefore services will be provided as usual on the Monday following each holiday. However, Patriot Disposal’s offices will be closed.

Christmas Tree Collection: Christmas trees will be collected on trash collection days during the weeks of January 2nd and January 9th. All tinsel and decorations must be removed and trees should NOT be placed in plastic bags.

Nov 29

SANTA’S COMING TO BROADLANDS

Please join us for Broadlands HOA’s Annual Visit with Santa?????????????????????????????????????
Friday, December 2nd, 5:00pm – 8:00pm, at the Broadlands Clubhouse, 43360 Rickenbacker Square,

Light refreshments will be provided and musical performances by:
–Hillside Elementary School Chorus
–Mill Run Elementary School Chorus
–Eagle Ridge Middle Jazz Band

We will have a TOYS FOR TOTS box to collect new, unwrapped toy donations. Last year, it was wonderful to see the box overflowing with your kindness and generosity. Please help us to do it again this year. Please be sure to bring your camera for photos of your family.

Nov 23

****CANCELLED**** EAT AND SOAK MEDICINE

*****CANCELLED DUE TO LOW PARTICIPATION****

Do Not Miss Out On This Unique Opportunity…Hurry and Sign Up Now! 

Thursday, December 8, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM at the Nature Center,eatandsoak-blast

$10 per participant, ****PLEASE NOTE: Due to the fast pace of the course, mature teens are welcome, but adults are our primary audience. 

Colds and Flu Prevention and Cures: Make them yourself with our local plants $10 per participantEach participant will leave with locally grown and prepared on site Sambucus Negra (elderberry syrup) and two bath salt preparations for colds. 7 other preventative and healing herbal remedies will be demonstrated and healing soup recipes distributed. Learn how to prepare teas, tinctures, syrups, bath salts and homemade cough drops for yourself and family.