EE HOA, Green Valley, AZ
Monday Morning Memo

January 27, 2020                Esperanza Estates                    Green Valley, AZ
Board Election 
In our recent election, Cyndie Alto, Tom Cooke, and Dave Sielken were elected to three year terms on the EE Board of Directors.  Board officers and committee chairs are not changed for 2020, and can be viewed on our EE website at

Volunteers Recognized
Our volunteers are the heartbeat of our EE community and make   it such a wond erful place to live.  At the annual meeting, several of volunteers were  recognized for their  long time contributions.                                                         
Brick Awards
Inscribed Brick Awards have become a tradition in EE for recognizing volunteers.  The bricks are permanently installed at the Ramada.   This year's recipients are.....
Kris Bean.... "Thanks for your service"...Kris was a co-editor of the Monday Morning Memo for the last seven years.
Charlie  Bonham .... "You keep us lit up"...E ach year Charlie tunes up our Ramada propane heaters and keeps the tanks full.
Jim Copeland .... "We love our parks" ...Jim  was the leader of our garden club for a couple of years and facilitated many improvements to our parks.
Cheri Day.... "Thanks for your service".. Cheri puts in numerous hours maintaining our neighborhood directory.
Greg Gramstad.... "Court Master Par excellent"... Greg has done exceptional work in taking care of our pickleball court.
Dean Hess.... "Thanks for your service"...F or Dean's seven year leadership of the common area maintenance crew.
Goodbye Plaque
A goodbye plaque was also awarded to Craig and Cynthia Surprise for the overwhelming amount of service in numerous areas to our neighborhood over the years they have lived in Esperanza Estates.  They are moving and will be missed!
Gardeners Work Party
The Gardeners will meet on Tuesday, January 28, at 11:00 am in Whigham Wash (next to 179 S. Circulo Napa) to do some clean up at the park.  If time allows, we will also clean up at Wishing Well Park just down the street.  Please bring a rake, shovel, clippers, gloves and a bucket, if you have them.  Any ideas for future projects, share them with Rod Harp at or text him at 520.329.9103.  New members are always welcome.  Please note, if it is wet and rainy, we will cancel.
Donate Your Good Used Items to the Ramada Sale
The annual Ramada Sale is coming up on March 7th. 100% of the proceeds from the Ramada Sale go back into enhancing and beautifying our great neighborhood.   Bring your donated items to the shed next to the Pickleball Courts any Wednesday from 9:00 to 11:00 am.   Sorry, but w e  are not able to take  laptop computers  and printers,  TVs, cables, mattresses, hide-a-beds, clothing, paints or chemicals.   If you are unable to donate on a Wednesday please call  Marian Mundale at 520-625-2238 or Deborah Wright at 425-870-0247 for pick-up.    For jewelry donations, call Robin Lockwood at 612-618-5582 or Vera Gates at 415-235-8685.
Fiber Arts Group
This week, the Fiber Arts Group will be dyeing silk scarves on Thursday, January 30, 1:00 pm at the Ramada.  We have a limited number of scarves, so you need to pre-register to dye a scarf at  this session.  There are still two openings.  Come join even if you don't dye a scarf.  The dyeing process is fascinating and the camaraderie is always fun!  C all Bernie Olson , 920-254-9277, to sign up.  
No-Host Happy Hour This Friday
It's No-Host Happy Hour week...this  Friday January  30 4:00 pm , at the  Ramada This is a very laid back get together...happily, mostly everything in EE is laid back!  It's easy for everyone...just show up, bring your own eating utensils, beverages, an appetizer to share, and everyone helps with the cleanup.  That's's fun and it's happy!
We Have New Wi-Fi at the Ramada!
Craig Surprise has installed a new updated wi-fi modem at the Ramada.  
The wireless Internet service will operate from 6 am to 10 pm.  By restarting the equipment daily, operation from 6 am each day will be ensured (unless CenturyLink experiences a service outage).  Thanks Craig!
Chili Recipes
We have recipes for two of the delicious chili dishes served at the Hospitality Chili Dinner.  One is Keto White Chicken Chili from the Lindemans, and the other is Mild Red Chili with Ground Beef and Beans from Cheri Day.  Thanks Ken, Kathy, and Cheri!  See the recipes at  .  Both are scrumptious!
There's Still Time to Get Your Super Bowl Sausage!
The Optimist Club is having a Super Bowl Italian Sausage Sale.  10 packs of either Regular or Hot are available for $22 to the first 50 people who order thru the website:   Pickup is Saturday, February 2, from 9 am to 12 pm at Woodward Construction, 620 W Ward Lane.  As always, all profits go to local youths.
GVR Board Election
GVR is holding an election of four GVR Board members in March, and they are encouraging GVR members to get out and vote. In the past the voter turnout has been low.  A small turnout does not necessarily represent the will of the Membership at large.  So, t his year GVR members will be able to vote at GVR Concierge Kiosks from February 17 to March 19 at select locations. Election and candidate information is available on the GVR website at .
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Monday Morning Memo Submission Deadline
Have an EE organization item that needs to appear in the next MMM? Please submit your information by Friday evening to Judy Hayes, 720-201-9260, You don't need to write the article, just give us the facts. If an urgent, last-minute situation arises after the deadline, please call to let us know you're sending information.

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