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Fire Safety & Upcoming Social Events

With the recent kitchen fire that occurred on Friday (5/19) in a neighboring building on Ocean Boulevard, please take a minute and watch this video: https://www.esfi.org/home-cooking-fire-prevention-tips/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIz-nPqbKR_wIVBx6tBh12Cg1QEAAYASAAEgKNhPD_BwE

In addition to these tips, fire extinguishers can be found in the common areas of the residential floors next to the trash chutes.

The next Sunday Express event will take place on Sunday, June 4th in the Tower 1 Banquet Room from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Should you have any questions about the event, please email westoceansocialcommittee@gmail.com.

The West Ocean Book Club will be meeting June 21 at 7pm to discuss Crossroads: A Novel by Jonathan Franzen (fiction, 2022, 593 pages). Bring a drink and snacks and join us in the Tower 2 Multipurpose Room or via Zoom at https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83357528100?pwd=bm5JQmZjc0k4cmUxN3NKVlBEcUJOQT09 (Meeting ID: 833 5752 8100, Passcode: 982667). 

It’s December 23, 1971, and heavy weather is forecast for Chicago. Russ Hildebrandt, the associate pastor of a liberal suburban church, is on the brink of breaking free of a marriage he finds joyless―unless his wife, Marion, who has her own secret life, beats him to it. Their eldest child, Clem, is coming home from college on fire with moral absolutism, having taken an action that will shatter his father. Clem’s sister, Becky, long the social queen of her high-school class, has sharply veered into the counterculture, while their brilliant younger brother Perry, who’s been selling drugs to seventh graders, has resolved to be a better person. Each of the Hildebrandts seeks a freedom that each of the others threatens to complicate.

Jonathan Franzen’s novels are celebrated for their unforgettably vivid characters and for their keen-eyed take on contemporary America. Now, in Crossroads, Franzen ventures back into the past and explores the history of two generations. With characteristic humor and complexity, and with even greater warmth, he conjures a world that resonates powerfully with our own.


Pool Heater & Window Washing

The Association’s pool vendor has been to the building this morning, and the new pool heater has been installed. The water temperature will remain between 86 and 88 degrees.

The next round of window washing will begin on Wednesday (5/17) at approximately 9:00 a.m. on Tower 1. The entire window cleaning process will take approximately one month to complete. Please be advised, the window cleaning team will be on-site every week, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day until the cleaning is completed. While the cleaning is in progress, there’s the possibility of workers being outside of your home.


Annual Meeting Election & IRS Revenue Ruling 70-604 Voting Results

The results of the Association’s Annual Meetings election and IRS revenue ruling 70-604 voting are in.

For the Board of Directors election, a total of seven candidates were in the running for three open positions. The three open Board positions were awarded to Mike Dunfee, Oscar Orci, and William Resh as they were the top three vote getters. Thank you to all members that took the time to participate.

The IRS Revenue Ruling 70-604 was approved with a vote of eighty yeses, two no votes, and four abstaining. With this approval, any excess funds from the 2023 operating budget will remain in the Association’s operating account.

The Association’s Board of Directors and positions:

  • Ron Cheek – President
  • William Resh – Vice President
  • Wendy Sauls – Treasurer
  • Oscar Orci – Secretary
  • Mike Dunfee – Board Member at Large

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