Hampton In Highland Apartment Homes 2300 Azalea Drive • Highland, IN 46322 [email protected] Welcome Home! Hampton In Highland would like to welcome all of our new residents! We are so pleased that you chose us for your new home, and we look forward to making your stay comfortable and enjoyable. Feb/Mar 2015 Your Staff Property Manager Sandra Barber Assistant Manager Stephanie Stewart Bookkeeper Crystal Chase Leasing Specialists Laura Newton Sarah Evans Benjamin Dandino Housekeeping Carol Hasty Luz Serrano Angelita Coronado Maintenance Supervisor Mike Walsh Maintenance Littleton Thomas Ted Rosdil Mike Plaut Mike Nadalin Phone Numbers Office (219) 924-7550 Fax (219) 922-2783 Website: www.hamptoninhighland.com Emergency Maintenance (219) 924-7550, then “5” Office Hours Mon, Wed, Fri 9 a.m.–8 p.m. Tues, Thur, Sat 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Sun 11 a.m.–6 p.m. Clubhouse Hours Monday–Friday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Keeping Up With Your New Year’s Resolution Take advantage of our 24-hour health club! Did you know you can have a key for unlimited access to our health club for only a $25 deposit?! After you work out, relax in our cedar saunas. 24-hour access is also available for a $10 deposit. National Pi Day National Pi Day really is a whole day dedicated to celebrating Pi, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter! Larry Shaw recognized the significance of all this and created Pi Day on 14th of March - the 14th day of the 3rd month (3.14, get it?!). Join us in the clubhouse from 3 to 5 p.m. for your complimentary slice of pie! Popcorn Lover’s Day Popcorn Lover’s Day is celebrated on March 12. It is celebrated on the second Thursday of every March. Join us in the clubhouse for a blind taste test of your favorite popcorn flavors. Prizes will be awarded to those who can guess the flavors correctly. Monthly Rent Gifts Did you know that when you drop off your rent in the clubhouse between the 1st and 5th of each month, you receive a complimentary rent gift? Every month is a different surprise! Monthly Rent Raffle When you pay your rent by the 5th, don’t forget to enter our raffle for $100 cash! We Appreciate You Thank you to our residents who renewed their leases with us. We’re glad you decided to keep on living at Hampton In Highland. Happy Birthday! To all residents who celebrate a birthday in February and March. Have a wonderful day! Happiness Is Living at Hampton in Highland! A Peek at the Presidents George Washington probably didn’t chop down a cherry tree, and his dentures weren’t made of wood, but of cow teeth. More presidential tidbits: Thomas Jefferson (1801-09). A prolific inventor, he designed or improved the spherical sundial, dumbwaiter and swivel chair, among other items. John Quincy Adams (1825-29). Swam in the Potomac River each morning. Ulysses S. Grant (1869-77). Received a speeding ticket while driving his one-horse carriage in Washington, D.C. James A. Garfield (1881). Ambidextrous, President Garfield could write a sentence in Latin with one hand and in Greek with the other. Warren G. Harding (1921-23). During a poker game, he lost a set of White House china to Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s first wife, Louise. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1933-45). After President Roosevelt told guests about a mystery story he’d imagined, it was made into a novel and movie, called “The President’s Mystery.” FDR received a “story by” credit. Gerald Ford (1974-77). He and his wife, Betty, had been models. He even appeared on the cover of Cosmopolitan magazine. The 44th President • Barack Obama’s favorite comic books are “Spider-Man” and “Conan the Barbarian.” • Fellow students in Hawaii nicknamed the basketball player “Barry O’Bomber.” • Obama won two Grammys for Best Spoken Word Album, in 2006 and 2008. Here’s a Sweet Deal Great friends make the best neighbors. Refer your friends and family to live at Hampton in Highland, and we’ll pay a $500 bonus now through Feb. 15, 2015. See a Leasing Consultant for more information. Happy Valentine’s Day From Hampton In Highland Management and Staff. We love our residents and will have a special gift for you to pick up in the clubhouse on Saturday, Feb. 14. Need Change for Laundry? For your convenience, we have a change machine in the clubhouse! It accepts, $1, $5, $10 and $20 bills. While here, take advantage of our complimentary WiFi, and enjoy a cup of Starbucks coffee. Tax Time Is Coming Soon! Did you know that you can claim up to $3,000 renter’s deduction on your Indiana State Taxes? A copy of your resident ledger is available at the office for only $10. Winter Parking Reminders Be sure to thank your maintenance and cleaning staff for doing such an amazing job with snow removal. Here are a few reminders to help our staff as they work to clear the snow: • When snow is present, please park so that your car’s bumper does not overhang the sidewalk. • Please make sure your vehicle(s) display your Hampton In Highland parking sticker and that all overnight visitors have a temporary parking pass. • Whenever there is more than 2" of snow accumulation, please move your vehicle to a cleared parking space. Did You Know We Have a Recycling Dumpster? It is located just north of the maintenance shop/garage next to the car wash and playground area. You may drop plastic, paper, glass and cardboard into the dumpster. Black History Month Black History Month is observed every February in the United States. “Freedom is never given; it is won.” -A. Phillip Randolph Daylight Saving Time Are you ready for more sunlight throughout the day? Daylight saving time will resume on Sunday, March 8, at 2 a.m. Don’t forget to set your clocks ahead 1 hour. Follow Phil Tune in on Monday, February 2, to see if there will be six more weeks of winter if the groundhog sees his shadow. 3 Things You Need to Know The American Heart Association urges women to get serious about cardiovascular disease. Here are three things you need to know: 1) Your risk increases after age 40 due to less estrogen, more blood-clotting protein and increased LDL, or bad cholesterol. 2) Fight it by not smoking, eating a healthy diet and exercising 30 minutes a day. 3) Women’s heart attack symptoms can be subtle and may include chest tightening, pain in the upper body, nausea, sweating and dizziness. Wit & Wisdom “A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love.” —Max Muller Chocolate Cherry Thumbprints Ingredients: • 1 cup butter, softened • 2 cups white sugar • 2 eggs • 2 teaspoons vanilla • 3 cups flour • 1 cup cocoa • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder • 1 (21-ounce) can cherry pie filling • 1/2 cup chocolate chips Directions: Preheat oven to 350º F. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in eggs, one at a time. Add vanilla and mix until combined. Add flour, cocoa, salt, baking soda and baking powder. Mix until combined. Roll dough into 2-inch balls. Place on greased baking sheet or baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Press thumb into center of cookie to make a well. Place a spoonful of cherries into each cookie. Bake for 12 minutes. Allow cookies to cool. Melt chocolate chips according to package directions. Drizzle over cookies. Let chocolate set and serve immediately or store in airtight container. Find more recipes at www.LuckyLeaf.com. “We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving.” —Friedrich Nietzsche “Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you.” —Loretta Young “What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” —Helen Keller “Love is always bestowed as a gift— freely, willingly and without expectation. We don’t love to be loved; we love to love.” —Leo Buscaglia “It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.” —Vincent Van Gogh “To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.” —David Viscott “People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense.” —Ken Kesey “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” —Martin Luther King Jr. “At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.” —Plato 25 26 34 22 27 33 35 39 43 44 47 48 52 57 64 65 23 28 29 30 36 37 40 41 45 42 46 49 50 53 54 58 38 59 60 66 51 55 61 62 67 69 70 72 FEBRUARY 1690: The colony of Massachusetts issues America’s first paper money. 1790: In New York City, the U.S. Supreme Court convenes for the first time, led by Chief Justice John Jay. 1829: Levi Strauss, creator of the world’s first pair of jeans, is born in Germany. 1885: Mark Twain’s “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” is published in the U.S. 73 63 1938: Walt Disney’s first animated feature, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” debuts to rave reviews and revolutionizes film animation. 1948: NASCAR, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, is founded. It would grow to become one of America’s most popular spectator sports. 1965: Canada adopts a new flag with a red and white maple leaf design. 1971: Pitcher Satchel Paige becomes the first player to be nominated to the Baseball Hall of Fame based on his performance in the Negro Leagues. G A I B R E L 32 18 T A B U A B A T M B I A E E T H S T R O T A V E DD E R E A R N O R T 31 15 T E M P O 24 71 10 20 21 68 9 R E A L 17 19 56 14 8 A T L E G E A 13 7 F L E E 16 6 N U I T 12 5 M P A L A C O L U E Y E T R E A N T R E S T O C E E D Y D E S D I G A N O D E G A A V L M E 11 4 Was dependent upon Speeder’s nemesis Obvious Shorebird Genuine __ room Gift for a child “Gloria in excelsis __!” Puts down Classes Croon Cath. or Episc. Score for Orr V x V x V x V x II Nautical greeting Checkers, for one Small land mass With 67 Down, 1st couple Night: Fr. Get away Marsh growth Letter See 60 Down A P I R E D S I T I S H D E R S E T A A B S L C U R B O T E I R C AN N G B O E R A N E S I R L E S E S L E S 3 29. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 37. 42. 45. 48. 50. 53. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 62. 63. 64. 65. 67. G A M E 2 56. Laxative ingredient 61. Skim 66. Pompidou’s predecessor 68. 13th word of the “Our Father” 69. Prague resident 70. Feudal lord 71. Caustic substances 72. Scottish uncle 73. Social event DOWN 1. “It’s a __!” 2. Too dry 3. __ Rose 4. Suffix for child or boor 5. Spice rack jar 6. Stratagem 7. Easiest to handle 8. Parisian priest 9. Fisherman’s need 10. State 11. Presidential nickname 12. Distressful 14. Cautions 17. Fast jets, familiarly 18. Western Indian 22. Pale one 24. Allegro or andante 25. Oak dropping 26. Still 28. Curved A H O Y 1 ACROSS 1. Space 4. Mischief maker 7. Forbidden: var. 11. Went public with 13. Hombre’s parlor 15. Blind as __ 16. Alaska’s neighbor 19. Grandparents 20. Bicuspids’ neighbors 21. Aristotle’s H 23. Latin thing 24. Hunter, for one 27. Lean 30. Run 34. Cause one to say “Deja vu” 36. Russian city on the Bug River 38. Address abbr. 39. Overact 40. Rink surface 41. Stranger 43. Calendar abbr. 44. Punished severely 46. Be filled with desire 47. Like the Nile 49. __ well; is a good omen 51. Scrap 52. Generation 54. Like, hippie-style M C C L Crossword Puzzle 1972: The Volkswagen Beetle overtakes the Ford Model T as the world’s best-selling car. 1980: Dubbed the “Miracle on Ice,” the U.S. men’s hockey team upsets the Soviet Union at the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, N.Y. The team went on to beat Finland to win the gold medal. 1984: Using a jet pack, space shuttle astronaut Bruce McCandless becomes the first person to fly untethered in space. 2006: The Northeast gets buried in a snowstorm that drops a whopping 26.9 inches on New York City, the most snow the city has seen since record keeping began in 1869.
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