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By Ed Gordon 

What's Up in Stallion Springs?

 

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Board Secretary Vanessa Stevens swears in New Board Member Amanda Stewart.

New Board member welcomed

Amanda Stewart has been appointed to fill the Board of Directors opening left by the resignation of Clydell Lamkin, who has moved from the area. Stewart was selected from a field of three candidates at the March 20 Board meeting. She is the General Manager of Woodward West. Stewart said she looks forward to, "Being a voice at the table in supporting future experiences for the entire community, primarily the youth and their families. We have many other opportunities in front of us to allow unparalleled experience to all individuals and families of this community." Stewart will remain on the Board until the general election in November at which time her position will be up for election to the board for a 2 year term.

Grass area at Man O' War Park: CLOSED

For the next two months the grass area at Man O' War Park, located at 27220 Man O' War Drive, will be closed for all use. For your convenience the playground and recreational area at Man O' War Park will remain open during this time. The grass area will be closed for approximately two months while the SSCSD makes upgrades and repairs. Please stay out of this area for your safety, and so we can open it up more promptly.

POA

The SSPOA Annual Dinner Dance & College Scholarship Fundraiser is Saturday, June 2. Enjoy a catered dinner, music with DJ, dancing and silent auction and help support qualified high school applicants. Watch for ticket sales to begin and join us for a wonderful and enjoyable evening supporting a very worthy cause for our Stallion Springs high school grads. For more information contact President Debbie McCasland at Debbie@mccasland.com.

The POA Board of Directors election is scheduled for Saturday, June 23 at the annual meeting. If you are interested in serving on the Board, or if you have questions about the time commitment and responsibilities, or maybe just want to know more about serving on the POA Board contact President Debbie McCasland. The POA is a non-profit organization with funds going to community needs and the scholarship fund.

6K Walk for Water

CERT is looking for volunteers to assist with Stallion Springs Church "Global 6K for Water" on Saturday, May 19, 2018. The walk will go throughout the community. Help the church get over the finish line. If you haven't registered or donated for the 6k there is still time. To date, Stallion has 61 walkers registered and raised $3,500, which will provide 70 people with clean water. http://www.teamworldvision.org/team/10017.  CERT is looking for volunteers to assist the Stallion Springs Church during the walk.

Police Report

In the month of March the Stallion Springs Police Department logged eight arrests and issued seven citations. There were 82 calls for service, 63 reports, 56 want and warrant checks, 62 officer initiated investigations, five field interviews, and two medical assists.

The Community Service Unit conducted 37 vacation house checks, and 18 bus stop checks.

Please report suspicious activity that is in progress to the SSPD by contacting KCSO dispatch at (661) 861-3110. Do it when you see it. A delay in reporting can allow the suspicious persons to leave the area making it difficult to locate the subjects. Remember to tell the dispatcher that you are in Stallion Springs and are requesting a Stallion Springs officer.

If you want to pass on general information, email us at: gcrowell@stallionspringscsd.com.

Spring Clean-Up Day

Saturday, May 19 from 9 to 1 p.m. Time to clean up around the home and bring your large, bulky items to Stallion Springs CSD parking lot for easy disposal and recycling. To have bulky items picked up for Senior and Disabled Adults please call by Wednesday, May 16, to be placed on pickup list. We will not accept: household hazardous waste, construction waste, asphalt, concrete, tires, alkaline batteries, fluorescent tubes or light bulbs.

Skate Night

Come join in for skating, music and fun with friends in the gym on May 4 and May 18 from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission is free! Bring your own skates. No scooters or bikes are allowed. Snacks will be available for purchase.

Stallion Springs Board of Directors

The Board meets on the third Tuesday of every month. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, May 15, at 6 p.m. in the CSD Board Room.

 
 

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