Girls Night Out – Shopping Event!

When? Sunday, November 6th; 5-7pm

Where? Ford’s Colony Swim and Tennis Club

Come with your friends and neighbors for a fun night of shopping!  Choose items from a wonderful array of vendors, while enjoying wine, appetizers, and other beverages!

All sales benefit the Ford’s Colony Killer Whales Swim Team!

To RSVP – please call 757-775-3372

2nd Annual Trunk or Treat at Swim & Tennis Club – October 31st!

Put on your spookiest or most silly costume, and head to the Swim and Tennis Club on Halloween evening between 5-6pm for the 2nd Annual “Trunk or Treat.”

This event is open to children through the age of 12, as well as parents and grandparents!

Interested in helping or donating candy?  You can drop candy off at the Swim and Tennis Club. 

To volunteer, contact Chris Caro at: carochris@yahoo.com

If you want to have a FRIGHTENINGLY good time…this is the place for you!

Voter Registration Deadline: August 1st!

All Ford’s Colony residents who are properly registered, will be eligible to vote in this Primary election – since Virginia is an open primary state. 

You must register, or complete any necessary changes by August 1st in order to vote in the primary.  To confirm your registration status, go to:  www.jccegov.com/voter, and clicking the “Where do I vote” link.  The James City Registrar asks anyone without internet access or who cannot verify their information online, to call 757-258-6868. 

 

First Home Swim Meet – Monday, June 27th

The Ford’s Colony Killer Whales Swim Team will hold its 1st home meet on Monday, June 27th from 4:00pm-10:00pm at the Westbury Park pool.

In partnership with the Virginia Peninsula Swim Union toward the goal of providing meals to families in the Williamsburg area, we will be collecting non-perishable goods and other items to benefit FISH from 4:00pm-6:00pm at the Westbury Park pool.

Suggested Donations Include:
Canned meats, fish and protein


Fruits and Vegetables

  • 100% fruit juice
  • Canned fruits
  • Canned vegetables

Complete meals

  • Pasta and sauce
  • Boxed meals
  • Canned soup

Grains

  • Cereal
  • Rice

Hygiene Products

  • Shampoo
  • Deodorant
  • Soap
  • Diapers
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothpaste

Cleaning supplies

  • Laundry detergent
  • Paper towels
  • Kitchen and bathroom cleaner

 

No glass containers, perishable items or home-canned food, please.

Thank you for helping us to make a difference and build a better community!

4th of July Celebration – RSVP!

The deadline to turn in your R.S.V.P. for the 4th of July Celebration has been extended to Friday, June 24th.  Please submit along with $1/per person (cash only, please) for pizza to the John Pott Guardhouse.  

The celebration begins on Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 9:30am.  If you have any questions, please email Suzie Yeats (suzanneyeats@cox.net).

The Aging In Place Interest Group Presentation Tonight!

The Aging in Place Interest Group, with the Center for Excellence in Aging and Geriatric Health, is co-sponsoring a Colonial Heritage Community Foundation Series on May 12, 2011 at the Colonial Heritage Club, 6500 Arthur Hills Drive, Williamsburg from 2 to 4 P.M. This series, entitled “Brain Function and Dysfunction Across the Lifespan: Living an Optimal Life – Regardless” presents new information about the brain, featuring Scott Sautter, Ph.D., FACPN, who is a leading neuropsychologist from this area. The program is free and open to the public. See www.chcfonline.org for more information.

Hidden Treasures Garden Tour is this Saturday!

Ford’s Colony Garden Club is hosting its Hidden Treasures Garden Tour this Saturday, May 14. Proceeds from the tour (after expenses) fund scholarships to Nature Camp for local youth.

The advanced-ticket price to visit all eight gardens is $8—that’s a mere $1 a garden. You will be treating yourself to a fun-filled spring day! It is a great way to pick up some gardening pointers and get ideas.

For advanced-price tickets, write a check to Ford’s Colony Garden Club for $8 per ticket. Note on the check that it is for Garden Tour Tickets and drop it off at John Pott guardhouse. On Saturday, pick up your pre-paid ticket, a tour map and descriptions of each featured garden between 9am-2pm at Swim & Tennis Club.

Advanced-sale tickets may also be purchased at Wednesday’s Garden Club meeting between 9 and 11am.

Day of tour ticket purchases at Swim & Tennis Club are $10 per ticket.

Please note: Saturday’s ticket purchase and pick-up times have been extended to 9am-2 pm.

The Garden Club also has raffle tickets ($3 each or 2/$5) for five themed garden baskets filled to overflowing with a delightful array of garden-related accessories and surprises.

1. Williamsburg Blue & White

2. Mother & Daughter in the Garden

3. Romantic Wine in the Garden

4. Red Cardinal Basket

5. Gardening for the Birds

Raffle basket tickets are on sale Saturday at Swim & Tennis Club or at 117 Killington, the third home on the tour where the baskets will be on display. You can specify your basket preference. The drawing will be held Saturday, and you do not need to be present to win.

We hope you can join us for this fun event and support the Nature Camp scholarships.

Questions should be directed to Charlene Zolad at 259-2125 or zoladch@cox.net.

Spots Still Available for Beginner’s Golf Program!

It is not too late to reserve your spot for Beginner’s Golf Lessons!!

All classes run for 8 weeks long, start at 4pm, and the cost is $150.

Women’s classes still have spots available on Monday and Wednesday.  In addition, two spots remain in the men’s Tuesday class. 

Interested in signing up? Call or email Gary Honeycutt beFORE it is too late!!!  258-4345, garyh@fordscolony.com