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NEIGHBORHOOD N EWS AND VIEWS
by Melissa Wittmer
NEWSLETTER OF THE CHESTERFIELD VILLAGE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION • www.hoachesterfield.com
Southern Cooking and BBQ is coming to Chesterfield Village
I am not a Springfield native. Nope, not even close. I come from the land of the Tar Heels– Goldsboro, North Carolina to be specific. It’s not too often that I see the ―baby blue‖ and white team colors of UNC, but there’s a few of us in the Queen City. I’ve been gone long enough to have lost my noticeable Carolina twang. One thing I haven’t lost is my craving for good Carolina barbecue. The meat is moist and tangy-this comes from the vinegar sauce. It was always served with coleslaw and cornbread. I’m not saying NC-style is better than what they serve up in the Ozarks. It’s just different and really, really good. I was so excited to discover that the newest restaurant addition to Chesterfield Village is owned by a native of North Carolina and her husband from Tennessee. Enoch and Debbie Morris, along Enoch and Debbie Morris with their daughters Devon and Ryanne and son-in-law Andrew, plan to serve their awardwinning barbecue recipes in a quaint little restaurant called Enoch’s BBQ & Southern Classics. Customers will have a meat choice of brisket, pulled pork, turkey breast, smoked chicken, or St. Louis-Style ribs with a selection of four sauces. The sauce choices offer people a way to ―create your own bbq.‖ The flavors include KC sweet, Memphis Southern, Carolina Vinegar, and a sweet and spicy sauce created by Andrew. Families will love the convenience of the new location and the family-friendly atmosphere. The menu has very good prices for family-style meals and kids meals. What makes Enoch’s BBQ different from the rest in town? I think it is the southern side dishes that are offered every day. In addition to the traditional coleslaw, baked beans and potato salad, customers can also order homemade Brunswick Stew, onion rings and green beans. Debbie says to stop by frequently because new sides are offered every day on a weekly menu and you have to try her homemade desserts! Another great menu choice is the Blue Plate Specials. These meals change daily, come with two sides and are priced well. The Morris family plans to invest back in our community through the donation of 1% of all profits to local charities. The owners did a fantastic job setting up their restaurant’s website at www.enochsbbq.com. In addition to the regular restaurant menu, you can view catering and take-home menus. Area businesses will like the box lunch choices for large groups. In my interview with Devon, she pointed out that the family picked our area for their restaurant because they liked how Chesterfield Village has the ―downtown look‖ without the college-town location. When warmer weather comes, customers can sit outdoors and enjoy music and live entertainment. The Morris family is closely-connected and Devon shared memories of family get-togethers that always seemed to center around creating and enjoying new recipes together. Their food has been and will always be ―made with love.‖ Enoch’s BBQ will open March 1, 2012. I am sure I will see you there. And remember—next time your hungry kids ask, ―Mom, what’s for dinner?‖, just tell them to go ask Debbie!
Contact information 2101 W Chesterfield Blvd Suite B-102 Springfield, MO 65807 Phone: 417-881-2888 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Hours of Operation Monday through Saturday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Closed Sundays
CVHA Board of Directors
President Michael Olmsted 417.887.8376 Vice President Lorna Hammock 417.225.2011 Secretary
A new site for the neighborhood is being constructed by Jennifer Choi at www.hoachesterfield.com. The site will have records of meeting minutes, events, newsletters, contact information for the Board, a copy of the covenants and so much more! We’d especially like to thank Mike Snavely for having the foresight to establish and maintain the original site years ago! Please check us out online!
is picked up every other Tuesday, which falls on the 2nd and the 4th Tuesdays of the month.
Neighborhood Watch Training
The coordinator of Neighborhood Watch, Edd Liniger, attended training for the Neighborhood Watch Program on February 4. Four residents attended the program which was led by Springfield Police Officers. The session was completely full. We still need LOTS of you to get trained so that our neighborhood can qualify for the new program. New training dates are posted all the time on the Springfield Police Department’s website (www.springfieldmo.gov/spd). Residents can sign up online, or can call 417.874.2113 to register. Training is limited to 40 participants. Turn in completed training certificates to Edd Liniger.
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Chesterfield Village has a page on facebook. Find us at www.facebook.com/ chesterfieldvillagehoa. We plan to use the page to post event reminders and general information. Neighbors can also post to the site!
Treasurer Jennifer Choi 954.240.9434 Architectural Control Dale and Susie Brothers 417.887.7159 Pool Melissa Wittmer 417.889.9296 Clubhouse Rentals Chad Carter 417.501.6345 Neighborhood Watch Edd Liniger 417.887.1375 CVHA Contact Email Address email@example.com
If you aren’t quite new to the neighborhood, you may still have your old green directory hidden in a drawer somewhere. The directory has contact information for residents at each address, along with a map and other pertinent contact information. New neighbors come and go, so it is time to update the directory to reflect all of the changes. Please fill out the form completely on the last page of the newsletter and give it to your zone captain. The new directory will hopefully be published by summer.
Upcoming Training Sessions
Sat. March 10, 8 a.m. to noon, Immaculate Conception Church, 3555 S. Fremont Tue. March 13 and Thurs. March 15, 6:308:30 p.m., Community Room Fire Station 5, 2750 West Kearney, Both Sessions are Required
NeighborWoods Program Melissa Wittmer 417.889.9296 Kids Club Lorna Hammock 417.225.2011
CVHA Meeting Schedule
Monday, March 5 Monday, April 2 Monday, May 7
7:00 p.m. Every 1st Monday Chesterfield Village Clubhouse
Trash is picked up every Tuesday afternoon. But, did you know that recycling is included in our neighborhood trash service? If you do not have a blue recycling bin, contact Allied Waste Services at 417.865.1717 to request one. Recycling
Please address all correspondence to:
Chesterfield Village Homeowner’s Association Inc. 2101 West Chesterfield Blvd. Bldg. C, Suite 100 PMB 69 Springfield, MO 65807
Current circulation is about 200 homes. Business card: $25, 1/4 page: $40, 1/2 page: $65, Full page: $100 Call 417.889.9296 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
A column that profiles a neighbor each month.
by Melissa Wittmer
I enjoy meeting my neighbors. I value the friendships I’ve formed here and hope to live here for a long time. Good neighbors should never be taken for granted. We all either have or have heard of horror stories about the bad ones—like my friend’s neighbor who tossed his ice-storm tree limbs over the fence into her backyard. She witnessed this from her kitchen window, and no, she doesn’t live here! One busy summer day, I realized that some of my neighbors see us more often than my own family. That insight increased my appreciation for the wonderful people who live right on my street.
“Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.” -Jane Austen
It seemed like the CV newsletter was lacking in special-interest stories. I thought a column that profiles neighbors would foster a sense of community and increase neighborhood pride. Since this is the column’s first appearance, I decided to profile someone I already know—someone who has made my family feel welcomed and included in Chesterfield Village.
Everybody, meet Bob Price. Bob lives several houses down from me on West Winchester and he’s very easy to track down. He trots past my house several times a day with his ornery fur ball called Abe. I love Abe, and so does my husky puppy! On a warm day, Bob can be found in his front yard practicing his golf swing. I think Bob is the first neighbor I officially met when my husband and I moved in with our one year old daughter. I decided to take my daughter for a walk in her stroller to enjoy the scenery and on my return, I met Bob who was washing his fancy red car on the driveway. His love for children was immediately apparent and my daughter loved Bob from the start. She soon started to demand to go visit Bob and his dog and she relished ―bossing‖ Bob around. Over time, a second daughter was born and I can tell she will soon have Bob wrapped around her finger too. Rose Wittmer (age 6), Bob Bob and his wife, Sharon have resided in Chesterfield Village Neighborhood for over twelve years. Bob is a retired assistant principal from Camdenton Junior High Price and Abe the dog School and Sharon teaches in the Education Department at Drury University. Sharon is a wonderful educator who supervises all of the future teachers in Drury’s student-teaching program. Sharon once served as President of the Chesterfield Village Homeowner’s Association.
Do you know of a neighbor who should be featured in this column? Please contact Melissa Wittmer at email@example.com or call 417.889.9296. Residents can submit articles with photographs for the column.
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Welcome, New Board Members!
Jennifer Choi, Treasurer
A Springfield native, Jennifer Choi is a GIA Graduate Gemologist who owns two jewelry stores in town. The stores specialize in custom jewelry design and repair. Rose Diamonds was named after Dorothy and Dennie Rose, Jennifer’s maternal grandparents. The couple used to reside in Chesterfield Village. Jennifer and her family have lived in Chesterfield Village for about one year and she is President at Rose Diamonds custom Design & Repair. Jennifer moved to Chesterfield Village Neighborhood to be closer to her family. In fact, her parents live just two streets away. New to the neighborhood, Jennifer immediately got involved in Kids Club Activities and was asked to serve on the Board as the new Treasurer. In her new position, Jennifer immediately addressed areas for improvement in our budget. According to Jennifer, “Part of being a business owner is learning to change with the times . By utilizing the latest technology and diligently researching options, we can stretch annual assessment income in an attempt to increase neighborhood benefits.” Jennifer can be reached at her work number, 417-883-5644, or at home at 954-240-9434. Email questions, suggestions and comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chad Carter, Clubhouse Rentals
Chad Carter has lived in Chesterfield Village since 2002. He was attracted here by the location, amenities and friendly neighbors. Chad holds degrees from the University of Missouri-Columbia and Southern College of Optometry in Memphis Tennessee. Chad is a Doctor of Optometry and is currently employed by Sears Optical. In his free time, he likes to play the piano and travel. Chad rented the Clubhouse multiple times over the past several years and over time, he got to know the former Clubhouse Board Member, Judy Herndon. He became familiar with the “rental routine” and when the position became vacant, he saw a great opportunity to take an active role on the Board of Directors. If you are interested in renting the clubhouse for a private party, please contact Chad at 417-501-6345. The cost to book the clubhouse is $40.00 and it is available year-round. Extra tables and chairs are available for larger parties or meetings. Call today to reserve your date!
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A dv e rt i s e i n o u r a s s o c i at i o n newsletter
Our newsletter is hand-delivered to each and every member of our Asso-
ciation. Can you think of a more targeted group with whom to advertise
your business or community? Business owners know that the overwhelming majority of repeat customers come from people who live and work within a five to ten-minute drive from the location. As a small-business owner, one of the most effective ways for you to complete with big-name, big-budget companies is to unleash the power that’s right in your own back yard ! Neighborhood Marketing Works!
reaches over 200 homes each month. The newsletter is a vital communication tool used to inform our residents of upcoming events, neighborhood concerns, and updates. Our newsletter will profile area businesses and neighbors in each issue. Chesterfield Village HOA welcomes any
Please email your .pdf, .jpg, .tiff, or .gif file to: email@example.com Note: Ad will not be published without pre-payment. When you email your ad, be sure to mail check ASAP to ensure ad placement in desired issue. Please make checks payable to: CVHA PUBLICATION SCHEDULE & DEADLINES: Submittal Deadlines: The 10th of each month Approximate Publication Dates: The 20th of each month
businesses who wish to advertise in our newsletter. Advertisements help pay the printing costs. Your ad can reach many potential customers who may currently be unaware of your services.
Ads must be received by the tenth of the month!
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Directions: The objective of the game is to fill all the blank squares with the correct numbers. There are three very simple constraints to follow. In a 9 x 9 square Sudoku game:
Every row of 9 numbers must include all digits 1 through 9 in any order Every column of 9 numbers must include all digits 1 through 9 in any order Every 3 by 3 subsection of the 9 by 9 square must include al digits 1 through 9
March 1-31 March 3 March 4 March 9 March 14 March 16-17 March 17 March 22-24 April 2 Bass Pro’s Fishing Classic, Admission is free County Treasure’s Garage Sale, Remington's E-Plex, 1655 W, Republic Rd, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Conservatory of the Ozarks Faculty Recital, 900 W. Battlefield Rd., 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Refreshments follows performance. Ghost Tour. Pythian Castle, 1451 East Pythian Street, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., Cost is $15 per Person Celebrate pi-day (3.14) at The Discovery Center. General admission applies. Springfield Ballet’s “The Sleeping Beauty Act III” at The Landers Theatre, 311 E. Walnut Street, 7:30 p.m., Call 869-1334 to purchase tickets Springfield St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Celebration, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Free Admission, Location is Downtown Trading Hands Kids Sale, 3-day children’s consignment sale, Ozark Empire Fairgrounds EPlex, 3001 N. Grant Ave., open 9 a.m. daily St. Louis Cardinals Exhibition Game, Hammons Field, Call for details
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Resident Information Form
The Chesterfield Village Homeowner’s Association needs your updates and/or corrections to your listing in our new directory for 2012. The directory is only distributed to residents of Chesterfield Village. Please do not fill out or provide information that you do not want published in the directory. If we do not receive an updated form from you, your listing will appear as it does in the current green 2007 directory. Return this form as soon as possible to your block captain by March 31 . A map including block captains for each zone is printed on the back of this form. Block captains: Return all forms that were collected to Melissa Wittmer (2245 W. Winchester Street) by April 7.
Name/Names: Address: Home Phone: ( Cell Phone: ( Email: Special notes for the directory editor: ) )
Thank you for your help! Melissa Wittmer
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