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I hope everyone is looking forward to a wonderful summer at Tara Woods! From events to announcements, we have some key news for residents as we shift gears into a new season.
The community office will be closed the following days in May and July:
There’s an easy way to bring more flavor and spice to your heart-healthy diet thanks to a summer time favorite - grilling! So fire up the BBQ and check out these tips and tricks from the American Heart Association for a savory meal. Want some recipes? Check out Food Network’s Grilling Central.
Tara Woods staff and volunteers joined forces for Appreciation Day, sponsored by Hometown America. This fun-filled day included delicious food, a variety of games, and recognition for outstanding residents.
Who are your dearest friends at Tara Woods? Go to our Facebook page to tell us your story and share your photo. What are your favorite activities to do together? What does having a friend so close by mean to you? We’d love to feature your friend-story on our social media page or in an upcoming newsletter.
Hi everybody, my name is Bailey. I am a retired Service Dog for my owner, Lorie Thomas’ late husband. I’m putting my paw prints down once a month in the newsletter. Every month I’ll be providing reminders for my fellow furry friends – recipes, tips, area activities, and more.
Twenty-nine million Americans are battling diabetes, with type 2 being the most prevalent form. Because most type 2 diabetes cases are preventable, cutting back on sugar has become a cultural necessity. But sugar is hiding everywhere, even in foods you think are healthy! Click here to see 6 surprising sources of added sugar to help you cut back even more.
Thanks to all who helped prepare care packages for our service men and women. They may seem like small tokens of appreciation, but they will mean the world to their recipients. Residents baked cookies, purchased small gifts, and helped pack boxes. Thank you again for your contributions!
- Beth Ferris
As folks have noticed, the new expansion at Tara Woods is starting to take shape. If you or anyone you may know are interested in a home in the new expansion, please reach out to our on-site New Home Specialist, Nick Cornwell.
With summer right around the corner, I wanted to send everyone a quick refresher on community policies and protocol. My top priorities are always to keep residents happy and healthy, while keeping our community beautiful. I look forward to another wonderful summer at Tara Woods!
Don’t let the summer heat ruin your floral delights. Plan accordingly for summer gardening and you could be coming up roses! Follow this checklist from Better Homes and Garden to make sure your beautiful garden doesn’t wilt.
The Tara Woods Neighborhood Watch serves to look out for fellow residents and the community. We’re available to answer any concerns or questions you may have about your safety. Start off by reading through these reminders on neighbor safety and how to avoid scams.
As we get older, it becomes increasingly important to revisit the driving basics. This may sound like a waste of time, but you will be surprised at the safety tips you may have forgotten or learned to disregard over time.
Mark your calendars for this month’s scheduled events and activities. Don’t miss out on these opportunities to learn a new skill, socialize with neighbors, and create memories you will cherish forever. From bingo and bunco, to happy hour and line dancing – there won’t be a dull moment!
When is the best time to cruise? There’s no one-size-fits-all answer here, but there is a detailed list depending on when you want to go! For your best price, visit Alaska now and plan your Caribbean adventure for the winter. See this article on Cruiseline.com for more details.
Interested in joining the Tara Woods Summer Golf League? There will be a meeting on Saturday, April 29 at 9:30 a.m. in the Clubhouse. We hope to see you there!
Yoga is more than a trend in today’s hustle and bustle world. The practice can result in head-to-toe, full-body benefits, in addition to alleviating back pain, reducing stress, improving balance, and even helping your golf swing.
Baseball season has been with us since April, but with so many games it’s hard to keep track. Check Major League Baseball’s schedule regularly to know when you can “root, root, root for the home team.” For the complete schedule, click here.
Hometown America is proud to promote SafeHaven National Insurance Agency, specializing in coverage for manufactured homeowners and renters. Many companies are difficult to work with or do not write policies that provide adequate protection for prefabricated homes. Make sure you are dealing with an insurance company that offers competitively priced policies and the protections important to you. Visit SaveHaven online or call 1-800-536-8999 for a quote.
Spring cleaning doesn’t have to be as hard next year if you start easy, regular cleaning habits now. The grimiest of places are always the kitchen and bath, and they can take hours out of your day. Your summer will soon be sparkling with these tips, leaving you extra time to enjoy your favorite activities instead!