Laguna Woods Village
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Message from the Board

Dear Subscribers,

Welcome to the first edition of the Laguna Woods Village Newsletter. The GRF Board has developed this newsletter to create a more open relationship between GRF, the Village staff and residents throughout the community, communicate positive and accurate information directly with residents and promote online communication and interaction among residents.

James E. Matson
James E. Matson
GRF Board President

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News Items

Plan-A-Ride Bus System - Rolling out Strong!
The Plan-A-Ride bus system has been such a huge success – saving the community more than 80% of bus operating costs during off-peak hours – that we rolled out Phase 3 this month, converting Saturdays 8-9 a.m. and 5-6 p.m. to the reservation system.
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Controlled Access Keeps Village Streets Safer
Our gate ambassadors now require non-residents who attend events in the Village to identify themselves using a tear-off section on all event flyers. The GRF Board implemented the new policy due to concerns over the lack of information about who enters the community.
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New Golf Building Will Sport Spectacular Views for All
A new two-story Golf Building is being planned for the Village. The 7,000 sq. ft. facility will feature club rooms, a café and outdoor decks with stunning views of the Saddleback Mountains for the enjoyment of all residents.
Click here to see architectural drawings and interior design samples...


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Ask Jerry - What is your Vision for the Village?

What is your vision for the community as the new General Manager of Laguna Woods Village?

I appreciate this opportunity to share with you my vision and goals as General Manager of Laguna Woods Village.

I feel that my philosophy as General Manager can be summed up in three words: "Residents Come First."
View Jerry's "Resident's First" Commitment...
James E. Matson
Jerry Storage
General Manager


Be There - Show Your Grandkids How to Have Fun the Old-fashioned Way!

Grandparent's Day

There won't be any TVs, video games or laptops at the 2010 Grandparents and Grandkids Fun Day on July 28 at Clubhouse Two. Just your basic water slide, a dunk tank, face painting, arts and crafts, pizza lunch and a raffle with prizes donated by PCM. Tickets are available for $10 at Clubhouse 2 and the Recreation Division office. Tell the little ones to leave their iPods at home!

What else is going on this summer? Click here to find out!


Did U Know?   You don’t need to see to play golf!

Visually Impaired Golf 1st Tee

Seriously, each summer visually impaired residents gather at the Village greens to whack some little white balls around under the guidance of Golf Operations Manager and PGA Head Professional Roger Teel. Read his tips by clicking here.


Kudos - Award-winning Snack Bar – Right Here in the Village!
The City of Laguna Woods has bestowed the coveted "Award of Excellence" to our own little Village Golf Snack Bar for high food safety and sanitation standards in 2009. To learn more about our now "famous" snack bar, just click here.

Voted Best Retirement Community in Orange County


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