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Social Saturday: Upcoming Events in the Neighborhood!

Happy Saturday!Hope everyone is having a fun and cool summer! Here are the upcoming events happening in the neighborhood. If you haven’t already – make sure you mark these dates on your calendars.  
September 17th: Annual Pool Party
    Sunday, September 17th from 4 – 7 pm we will have dinner catered by Sal’s NY Pizza, fun and games provided by Cor4 Fitness and music provided by DJ Chris. If you are able to HELP at this event please Sign Up Here  we aren’t able to put on events without volunteers!This event is free (with a food donation) for all residents of our wonderful neighborhood. Guests are permitted to attend but guest tickets (to cover the food) must be purchased in advance. Please bring a CORA Food Donation to the event for entry and help us FILL THE CAR!!!
September 26th: Fall Blood Drive

  • The fall blood drive at Governors Village will be Sept 26, 2-7 pm, at the community pool parking lot.Local blood banks experience a dramatic drop in donations during the summer. This is the perfect time for our community to help them recover.Sign me up to donate blood! 

September 30th: Fall YardSale
  •  Saturday, September 30thResidents can hold their sale at individual homes (i.e., driveways/front yards/porches) OR the pool parking lot.There will be NO sign ups, no money collections or advertising from the social committee. The only requirement to participate in the community yard sale is that you live in the village and that you only hold the yardsale on September 30th and any advertising you put out be cleaned up the NEXT day.You are responsible for your own advertising.The social committee does have the 8 yard signs we used in the spring, if anyone is interested in borrowing these to set these up/return them after the event please let me know. Since only community yard sales on specific days are permitted in Governors Village, please plan to take advantage of this opportunity!
October 21st: BooFest
    Save the Date!  4:00 – 7:00 pm at the Pool Parking Lot. More details to comeCALL for neighborhood bands! We are looking for any other musicians that would like to perform during BooFest! Please reach out to me. cCALL for Haunted House Helpers! If you are interesting in helping us put on the haunted house this year we need your help. Currently we don’t have the man-power to put this on. Without additional helper there will be no haunted house this year, so if you’re able to assist please let me know ASAPASK for help with FoodTrucks! We are looking for any volunteers that are interested in assisting us with contacting a few more foodtrucks for the event. Please reach out to me if you’re interested in assisting. Movies in the Park (TBD)
  • The Social Committee is hoping to put on a NEW event series (movies in the park) but we need some help. The time commitment to help with this event would be VERY flexible, and you’d be directly involved in choosing the date and movie that you volunteer to assist with. If you’re interested in facilitating this event, even if it’s just 1 time, please send me an email (kabfinneran@gmail.com)
Call for NEW Social Committee Members!!!I wanted to send out a little reminder that if you’re interested in helping plan and put on any events the social committee would love to have you. We’ve recently had a few members of the committee have to step away for personal reasons – so we’d love your help. 

Important Announcement for Governors Village Owners/Residents

Effective June 1, 2023, Governors Village has a new management company, Community Focus of NC. We expect much improved service with a fulltime property manager devoted solely to Governors Village. Example: the property manager will have an office in the community, with “office hours” for guaranteed member access.

To make this change possible, POA dues will increase by 5% effective July 1, 2023 (still modest, going from $115.42/month to $121.19/month). Dues are payable semi-annually as usual, with the next payment of $727.12 due July 1, 2023. Full details regarding payments and contact information will be arriving later this week from Community Focus of NC.

Background: If you refer to minutes of the POA board meetings over the past several months (GovernorsVillage.org), you can see longstanding efforts to improve our community. A change to a fulltime manager who is dedicated to serving Governors Village was determined to be our best opportunity for long-term satisfaction. The cost is slightly higher than with the previous provider, but we believe the results will be easy to appreciate.

The “transition period” will require patience on everyone’s part, but we look forward to seeing immediate improvements. The POA Board of Directors has committed only to a 1-year trial period, and your feedback will help determine ongoing decisions.

You will see a letter from Community Focus of NC in the next few days providing an introduction and more information.

Thanks for making Governors Village a great place to live,
POA Board of Directors
Don Prost, President, at-large seat
Michael Barefoot, VP, Village seat
Ruth Benton, Treasurer, Park seat
Dan Chegash, Secretary, at-large seat
Chris Gamber, Lake seat
Doug Fein, Forest seat
Brooke Crouter, at-large seat
Tyler Ritter, Townes seat
David Weikert, Camden seat