Get Ready for the Red, Bike, & Blue!
RSVP: June 28
Time to start planning your decorations for this “all wheels event”! Red, Bike, and Blue is where strollers, wagons, scooters and bikes are decorated for the July 4th parade through our BWP neighborhood.
The starting line is at the corner of Hall and West 84th Terrace. It will end at the lawn behind the pool house. Once at the pool house, we hope you stay to cool off with a frozen treat (Ice cream and popsicles). We will also have a water balloon toss game for the kids.
Red, Bike, & Blue will be Sunday,
June 30th at 6:00 PM
RSVP: June 28
Please RSVP for the Bike Parade so we can plan accordingly for frozen treats by June 28th by clicking here
or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Monthly Meeting Highlights
We are currently revising the Pool Rules so please look for those posted at the pool soon. The pool closes at 9:00 PM Sunday - Thursday and 10:00 PM Friday and Saturday. The pool parties scheduled so far are for July 8, 16, and 18 so it will be unavailable after 7:00 PM on those nights. See the current Pool Rules. For questions or concerns regarding the pool, a pool key, or info about renting the pool, please contact Michelle Kring at email@example.com.
COMMUNITY SERVICE: Soup Kitchen (first Saturdays)
Next first Saturday is coming up - July 6th!
If you are interested in serving at the St. Mary's Kitchen, please contact Karen Miltko. The group will leave from Karen's house at 10:00 AM. RSVP to Karen at (913) 302-2230 or email her at DolliMat@aol.com. Also, please continue to save toiletries such as lotions, shampoos, conditioners, toothbrushes, and other personal hygiene necessities.
SOCIAL OPPORTUNITIES: Book Club
Join the Book Club at the pool on July 11th to talk about Tara Westover's book, Educated. They will have their traditional summer meeting at the pool on Thursday, July 11 at 7:00 PM. Everyone should bring whatever they want to drink, in a non-breakable container. Also, please bring a dish to share such as an appetizer, dessert, snack - whatever you care to provide!
If you are interested in either joining the Book Club or just want to RSVP to the Book Club meeting on July 11 at the pool, contact Jean Stalcup at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ladies Annual 'Walk-Across-the-Street' To Rudy's
Tuesday, August 6th, the group will leave from the pool area at 5:50 PM and will walk across 87th. If you are unable to walk, just join them there at Rudy's! RSVP to Karen at (913) 302-2230 or email her at DolliMat@aol.com if you're interested in joining her for dinner and a drink at Rudy's Tenampa Taqueria (8710 Lackman Rd). Please RSVP by Thursday, August 1st.
If you have any questions about landscaping, please contact Judy Transue at Judytransue@gmail.com.
Our Brookwood Place community needs your help!
We are seeking individuals who would like to be a part of our Social Committee to help plan and execute a variety of events throughout the year. These neighborhood events help keep our small neighborhood connected. We want to provide a welcoming community that interacts together and fosters friendships. Over the past several years we have planned events such as:
We would like to continue creating events for all ages and family stages. Please contact Janet Lien, BWP Social Chair at email@example.com if you are interested in helping and being a part of this committee. Plans are starting for summer events!
- Easter Egg Hunt
- Red, Bike, & Blue - Bike Parade & Ice Cream Social
- Luau - Adult Night at the Pool
- Neighborhood Block Party
- Halloween Cider & S'mores
Just as a reminder, when considering any exterior projects, please contact Kevin Knipp at firstname.lastname@example.org. The project must be approved before the work has begun. This includes new roofs, painting the exterior of your home (even if it is the same color choice) and any project for the outside of your home. We want to ensure that the work aligns with the bylaws. To review the bylaws, please visit our website or email one of the Board Members.
ADVERTISE WITH US!
BWP Residents' children can advertise their services in the monthly newsletter free of charge. We will have a section with the child's name, contact info, and services offered (ie: mowing, babysitting, etc.) If a more extensive ad is wanted, a regular ad (see below) can be purchased. Our regular advertising will continue to be offered. If you have a business or service that you wish to advertise to our neighborhood, please consider using our newsletter as the advertising avenue. The BWP resident costs are quite low and will reach all of our BWP residents.
Payments should be made to "Brookwood Place Homes Association" and mailed to our address: PO Box 15372, Lenexa, KS 66285. Send the ad to the BWP email address - email@example.com. Prices for the ad are as follows:
1/4 of a page ad $10 | 1/2 page ad $20 | Full page ad $25
Mark Your Calendars
June 30: Red, Bike, & Blue (RSVP by June 28)
July 6: Soup Kitchen Volunteer
July 11: Book Club Meeting @ the pool
August 3: Soup Kitchen Volunteer
August 6: Ladies Annual Walk Across The Street To Rudy's (RSVP by August 1)
Please remember to pick up after your pet.
Trash services will not be interrupted due to the holiday for 4th of July, so the Tuesday following the holiday, July 9th, your trash will be picked up as usual.