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The Greening Of Boca Pointe

By Steve Handwerker                                           does this involve? Being more energy efficient; considering   them celebrate good times. Perhaps planning a community
                                                              the use of alternative energy technologies; using hybrids     garden is one way to encompass all of the above?!? Now is
	 How do we create a                                          and battery operated vehicles for travel.                     the time and we are the ones we have been waiting for!! We
world that works for all of                                                                                                 have a very significant opportunity before us. Wherever we
us? How do we create a                                        	 There are ACTIONS WE ALL CAN TAKE: buy locally              are and wherever we go there we are! As the planet becomes
community that works best                                     grown and/or organic foods; supporting corporations that      inexorably smaller the need is critical to learn and work
for us and the surrounding                                    try to make a difference; purchase Fair Trade Certified       together.
communities? We certainly                                     food products; supporting family farms; investing in
have to focus on ENERGY!                                      corporations that engage in clean energy alternatives. To     	 Dr. Steven E. Handwerker is a Board Certified Licensed
Especially our own energy                                                                                                   Psychologist in four states (NY, FL, SD, VT) still in practice
and how we engage and conserve it as well as the planet’s     live less of a footprint as it is said..to REDUCE, REUSE,     after 40 years counseling individuals, families and groups
energy. In regard to the planet’s energy several points have                                                                worldwide. He is a Supreme Court Family Mediator and is
been made over and over by organizations and individuals      RECYCLE AND RETHINK so that energy and resources              a member of the Professional and Scientific Board of the
that have committed to turning the tide in our perception of                                                                National Center for Crisis Management a part of Homeland
energy usage…moving from unaware consumers to aware           and money are saved. These practices also reduce inequality   Security. He has lectured at the American Psychological
conservers. WE are the ones we have been waiting for. We      and increases sharing jobs, ideas and opportunities; and      Association International Conventions for over 20 years
are the superheroes of the green energy evolution. What       community investing. It is also important to be an activist,  sharing his experience to students and colleagues across 150
                                                                                                                            programs. Dr. Handwerker is committed to the protection of
                                                              as a participant in an organization or as a shareholder of a  our environment and the conservation of the precious and
                                                                                                                            limited resources of the ecosystems that comprise our living
                                                              company and as a member of a community that embraces          planet, our home. Email: peacewk@peacewk.org. 

                                                              this philosophy and these practices. Connected resilient

                                                              communities help people get through rough times and help

                                                                                                                            Staff

                                                                                                                            Recognition

                                                                                                                            	 I am moving from one section of Boca Pointe to
                                                                                                                            another. While extremely overwhelmed, I came to set up
                                                                                                                            my new transponder. Shanique Johnson from the BPCA
                                                                                                                            Management office was extremely knowledgeable and
                                                                                                                            helpful. She took extra time to make sure I set things
                                                                                                                            up correctly and in a timely manner. How fortunate we
                                                                                                                            are to have her on our Boca Pointe staff.

                                                                                                                                                                                 Sincerely,
                                                                                                                                                                       Mickie Schulman,
                                                                                                                                                            Regency at Boca Pointe 

                                                                                                                            Dear Boca Pointe Residents

                                                                                                                            	 Please help us by taking part in this special
                                                                                                                            recycling program. Henceforth, flatten all boxes
                                                                                                                            before placing them in your yellow recycling
                                                                                                                            container (you can just step on them). This
                                                                                                                            includes:
                                                                                                                            	 • corrugated boxes	 • frozen food boxes
                                                                                                                            	 • cereal boxes 	 • all paper boxes
                                                                                                                            	 • tissue boxes
                                                                                                                            	 We know this will make recycling more
                                                                                                                            efficient and save us dollars over time.
                                                                                                                            	 Thank you for joining in on this effort.
                                                                                                                            Questions? Call 392-5974. 

                                                                                                                              Attention Owners,
                                                                                                                            Tenants and Realtors

                                                                                                                            	 Adding guests to your access list? Please read
                                                                                                                            the following!

                                                                                                                            	 The Boca Pointe Community Association offers
                                                                                                                            the following methods to add guests to your visitors’
                                                                                                                            list.
                                                                                                                            	 1. Online, using the gate access.net website, or
                                                                                                                            with ABDI’s gate access cell phone app.
                                                                                                                            	 2. Through a call to BPCA Access Control
                                                                                                                            operator at (561) 395-3392.
                                                                                                                            	 3. Via the automated Voice Mail Access Control
                                                                                                                            phone system, (561) 395-3369.
                                                                                                                            	 These are the only acceptable methods for access
                                                                                                                            control. Please do not email access lists, emailed
                                                                                                                            lists will not be processed.
                                                                                                                            	 If you have any questions regarding access
                                                                                                                            methods please see the bocapointe.com website or
                                                                                                                            call the Boca Pointe Community Association office
                                                                                                                            at (561) 395-7551 for more information.

                                                                                                                            	 Boca Pointe Community Association, Office:
                                                                                                                            (561) 395-7551, Fax: (561) 395-5936 
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