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Vision Statement
The Highland's vibrant, fun, friendly and caring lifestyle offers a high quality golf experience and abundant amenities and services.
Nestled in the distinctive Sonoran desert, with our superb financial condition, we are the gated
active adult community of choice in Southern Arizona.






Board of Directors

The Board of Directors and Strategic and Capital Planning Committee continues to be very busy organizing the input received from the Community Forums on the Conceptual Master Site Plan.  The cut-off date for input was yesterday – Thursday, April 13.  

Thank you to all that attended one or both of the Community Forums.  Between the two forums we estimate over 500 residents attended.  Your input has been much appreciated and we have had several very constructive suggestions.  We hope to have all of your input compiled and reported back to you by May 1.

There will be a Board Meeting on Wednesday, April 19 at 3pm in the Ballroom.  We hope that you will attend.

The New Resident Mixer will be held on Thursday, April 20 at 4:30pm on the patio.  We look forward to meeting all the new residents and answering any questions that you may have.  

And to all of you Eagles fans – don’t forget Monday night’s concert which begins at 7pm. It is always a sell-out and a lot of fun!

Enjoy your Easter weekend and the great weather!

Core Value
Provide a variety of high quality amenities and services which reflect the interests of our residents.

The Highlands Board of Directors


Architectural Landscape Committee (ALC)

Individual Style in The Highlands
Don’t feel constrained by all the architectural rules in The Highlands.  The ALC has recently added much scope for individual style on housing facades and yards.  In consultations with realtors and local architects, we have been told that color and individuality are current housing trends.  Below is a list of all the things you can currently do within the existing standards.  In addition, we are always eager to consider new ideas from homeowners. 
- Paint your house a new color.   With base color and regular and accent trim choices, there are a total of 187 combinations you could choose from.
- Add a stone veneer to garage and patio columns.
- Add a front courtyard
- Install a large entrance archway
- Add decorative ceramic tile to courtyard wall, porch columns or trash container walls
- Put in garden accent walls or terracing
- Paint your front door the color of your choice
- Install a security door.   Current trends are metallic colors and geometric designs.
- Paint your garage door an accent trim color different from house or trim
- Install a rustic metal overlay to garage door
- Change the size or style of your front door
- Put in picture windows
- Replace concrete driveway and sidewalk with pavers
- Install artistic light fixtures on garage or front porch
- Add flowering desert plants to your front yard.  The plant list contains many.



From Mark


Mark Oswald
Community Manager
520.579.0270
moswald@thehighlandsatdovemountain.com


Welcome to New Lifestyle Director
Please join me in welcoming Pandora Larsen as our Lifestyle Director.  Pandora joined our team on April 10.  She will be working out of the Fitness Center and focusing on all lifestyle activities here at The Highlands.  Pandora is originally from Wisconsin but has been in Tucson since 1992.  She comes to us from the Northwest YMCA where she was the Group Fitness Coordinator.  Pandora has experience in program management, event coordinating, fitness instruction, staff and operation management and is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer.   We are very pleased to have her on our staff and know that she will be a great addition to our team.  Please come by and welcome Pandora to The Highlands.

Volunteer Recognition and Appreciation Event for 2016
A great time was had by all at The Highlands Volunteer Recognition and Appreciation event on April 12.  We were pleased to see over 80 residents join us at this notable evening. Our hardworking volunteers make The Highlands a vibrant community to live in, and your contribution is vital and appreciated. If you are interested in pitching in by joining a committee or support team, information and forms are available on our website or at the front desk.

Newcomer Spring Fling
Thursday, April 20, 4:30-6:30pm – Ballroom
All new residents to The Highlands (purchased in the last year or so, finally settled in, or new renter) are welcome to join in the fun. Wine, beer, iced tea and hors d’oeuvres are on the house!  This is a great opportunity to meet other new residents.  Door prizes. RSVP by April 16 - email the names of those attending to info@thehighlandsatdovemountain.comor contact the front desk. 
Organized by the Lifestyle Marketing Team

New Pool and Spa Sign In Records
In an effort to make sure our pool needs are being met, we will now be tracking daily activity.  Please look for the sign in book when you enter the pool from either gate.  Please follow the prompts on the sign in sheet in the binder and include your name, lot number, number of people in your party, what you are there for (lap swim, water aerobics, volleyball, open swim) and so on.  Thank you for your help.

RV Parking area at the Clubhouse
We have received complaints at the HOA office regarding the use of the RV parking area in the Northeast corner of the clubhouse parking lot. Please do not use this area to park any vehicles except RV’s and trailers with HOA permits prominently displayed in the window. It is prohibited to block off an area with cones to ‘save’ the spot for your RV – the service is strictly on a first-come, first-served basis.  RV parking permits are available at the HOA office upon request. As a reminder, here are the rules regarding RV’s for The Highlands community.

Recreational Vehicles and Travel Trailers Regulations
a.
Residents may park on the street during daylight hours (dawn to dusk) for a maximum of three days, solely for the purpose of loading or unloading. 
b.
Slide-out extensions are permitted only if they do not infringe on the required 20 ft. Emergency Vehicle clearance.  
c.
Reflective visual cones must be positioned at the front and rear of the RVs and/or travel trailers. 
d.
Limited RV overnight storage parking is permitted in the Northeast parking lot of the clubhouse by permit only.
e.
No person may occupy an RV or travel trailer overnight within The Highlands at Dove Mountain.
f.
Permit only parking is available in the northeast corner of the clubhouse parking lot.  Residents may obtain a permit through the HOA (579-9574). 
g.
A one-night only clubhouse parking permit may be issued by the Main Gate attendant (579-2458) if entry occurs after 4pm on weekdays or on weekends. Contact the HOA as soon as possible if more parking time is required. 
h.
Guests may not park RVs or travel trailers on the street at any time, but may use the designated area of the clubhouse parking lot on a space available basis. Contact the HOA for permits.

Northwest Fire District Information Session on April 19
The Northwest Fire District, in conjunction with The Highlands at Dove Mountain Homeowner’s Association, would like to invite you to an informational demonstration on Wednesday, April 19 from 2-3pm before the Board of Director’s meeting. At this event, you will have an opportunity to:
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Meet your neighborhood firefighters who will be in front of the Clubhouse demonstrating the tools and equipment of the fire engines
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Learn Hands-Only CPR, the new and easy-to-learn standard in CPR as taught by NWFD Paramedics in the Clubhouse lobby
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Gain new home fire safety tips from Public Educators
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Get the latest on the Dove Mountain Fire Station relocation made possible by the successful November 2016 bond election
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Ask questions important to you about YOUR fire district
We look forward to meeting our Dove Mountain neighbors for this informational event. Please join us! Questions? Please contact Jenny Motzkin with Northwest Fire on 887-1010 x2925.

Easter Decorations
Easter is another time in our community when our residents show off their creativity with beautiful decorations, and we enjoy seeing them. However, it’s important to remember that these decorations need to be down three days after Easter or by April 20.

HOA Landscape
On Monday, April 17 of April the HOA landscape crew will be working on the streets. On Wednesday, April 19 we will be on Hole 9. Any volunteers who would like to assist us may do so at 7am on either day.


George Berg,Landscape Supervisor
Certified Arborist  WE10508A
The Highlands at Dove Mountain
gberg@thehighlandsatdovemountain.com




Walk on The Wildside
Click herefor rules and details. Click herefor the Map.
April play starts on #10 Tee.


Golf


Preston Otte
Head Golf Professional
520.579.7000
potte@thehighlandsatdovemountain.com



Scheduled Events  
Monday, April 17   HWGA Ladies Putting League   3pm
Tuesday, April 18   HWGA Ladies League & Kachina   8am Shotgun
Tuesday, April 18   Ladies Niners   1pm Shotgun
Wednesday, April 19   HMGA Play with the Pro’s   8am Shotgun
Thursday, April 20   HMGA Men’s Putting League   1pm
Thursday, April 20   Men’s 9-Hole League   3:30pm Shotgun

Around the CornerMay 4   Practice Range closed until 1pm (Aeration) 
May 31 - June 2   Golf Course Closed (Aeration)
July 13 and 20   Maintenance in the morning. Tee Times start at 1pm  
September 7-22   Practice Range Closed (Overseeding)
September 25 - October 15   Golf Course Closed (Overseeding)       
First week in October   Fall Member Prescott Trip           
     (details coming soon)

Spring Season Sale Going on Now
Sale Rack Items - $45 items are now $39, $35 items are now $29.  Selected number of men’s and ladies' shoes will be discounted below member pricing.

Golf Course Tee Sheet Schedule for April

Go to www.thehighlandsatdovemountain.com > Golf > Tee Time Resident > Monthly Tee Time Format (or click here).

Snakes

Do yourself and others a favor by staying out of the desert unless absolutely necessary. The warm temperatures have really brought the snakes out of hibernation. Always take a club if you dare to go in the desert. Whatever you do, do not provoke or throw rocks or sticks at snakes. That is a how people get bit!
 Same rule applies to bees. Please notify the Golf Shop and leave bee hives alone.

Rain Totals

Average for the course year to date 5.172”

Tip/Rule of the WeekThink “Rotational” on the Course

Hole #7 Mat Update
The mat on hole #7 has been removed until we can find a replacement.  In the meantime, we have painted an optional drop zone on the other side of the hazard near the cart path. This is for balls that are in the yellow hazard, not the desert.

A Message from Mike Treanor and the Staff at Golf Maintenance
April is the month that we get ready to start our transition from winter grass (Rye) to summer grass base (Bermuda). After the men’s and women’s club championships are over, you will notice changes taking place on the course. Click herefor more information.



 
Food and Beverage

Claudette Halpern

Food & Beverage Director
520.579.8881
chalpern@thehighlandsatdovemountain.com




Easter Buffet
Apologies for the typo in The Highlander supplement.Please note the date of the buffet is:
Sunday April 16, 10am-2pm
32++ Adults 16++Children
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Appetizer

Coconut breaded shrimp with a pina colada dipping sauce, $10 
Entrée 1:Grilled salmon filet with grilled asparagus, garlic mashed potatoes, and a tarragon butter cream sauce, $15
Entrée 2: Greek Pizza: Garlic, herbs, extra virgin olive oil, medley of olives, feta and parmesan cheeses, shredded chicken, and spinach
, small $12, large $15

Sunday Brunch Specials

April 23:
Chocolate Chip Pancakes with Drizzle of Chocolate Syrup and choice of one side, $9

April 30:Huevos Rancheros, Tostada Shell with Refried Beans, choice of Breakfast Meat, Two Eggs cooked any style, topped with Shredded Mixed Cheese and a Drizzle of Mild Red Chili Sauce, $10

Concert Buffets   
Eagles Tribute, Monday, April 17
Chicken Fried Steak with Mushroom Gravy
Grilled Salmon with Dijonnaise
Vegetables  *  Herb Roasted Yukon Potatoes
Garden Salad  *  Bread and Butter

Food To Go…Call 579.9583 or 579.8882

 
Weekly Specials
Monday Night Pizza Night
All pizzas $2 off
Appetizer Menu Available

Tuesday Billy’s Burger Night
1/2 pound burgers cooked to order with sides and much more.
Appetizer and Pizza Menu Available

Wednesday Italian “Meet the Chefs” Night
Action Station with Chef Billy and his crew
$15+ Adults $9+ Children under 12
Appetizer and Pizza Menu Available
50% off house wines bottle selections

Fridays Patio Grille Open
11:30am-1:30pm
Grilled Burgers, Condiments, Assorted Salads, Chips, Dessert $10+






Events and Activities


Aileen Fundingsland

Activities Director
520.572.6083
aileen@thehighlandsatdovemountain.com




Easter Sunrise Service
The Highlands Patio, Sunday, April 16, 6:30am
The annual sunrise service Easter morning will be held on the east patio at 6:30am. Come join us for the celebration of this joyous Christian tradition. All are welcome to this non-denominational service of music and a message.  Pat Kaltenberger will lead us in singing and Paul Johns will give a brief inspirational message on the meaning of Easter. Coffee and light refreshments will be available.  For more information call Paul at 572-8015.

Eagles Tribute Concert, Monday, April 17
After Party with Gelato Bar Following the Concert in the Grille, $6.50pp
After the Eagles Tribute concert, join us for a Gelato bar and meet the band members. It's a great way to cap a great evening for concert goers, but all are welcome to come and join in the delicious fun! Enjoy your dessert on your beautiful patio or sit inside. Great way to mingle after a terrific concert.  Who wants to go home right away when you will still be singing all those songs? 

From Good to Gorgeous – Makeup Tips and Techniques
For Boomers and Beyond Women
Tuesday, April 18, 10:00am – Noon, $26pp
As we mature, there are tips and techniques we should all know.  This class will offer a demonstration of makeup application techniques and answer your makeup questions.  You will leave with a better understanding of how to enhance your beauty and the types of products and techniques that will help you be your best you.  Sign up at the Front Desk.






  
  


Weekly Schedule
Wednesday, April 19
Board of Director’s Meeting, 3pm, Dove Mountain Ballroom
Agenda


Thursday, April 20
Architectural Landscape Committee, 8:30pm, Catalina I Room
Agenda






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Grille & Bar Hours

Sunday Brunch 8am-2pm
Bar till 6pm

Monday Lunch 10am-2pm
Bar till 6pm
 
Tuesday-Saturday Lunch 10am-2pm
Dining & Bar till 7:30pm

Daily Monday thru Sunday Snack Bar Hours 7am-3pm




Contact Us

Front Desk
579-9574
M-F 7:30am - 4pm
Main Gate  579-2458
Golf Shop  579-7000
Bar & Grille
Reservations  579-9583
Banquets  579-8881
Take-Out  579-8882