Oakmont E-Blast 9/21/2018

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Cannabis Dispensary Withdraws

A cannabis retail business that had its sights set on opening a business in Oakmont has withdrawn . . .
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Latest Board Video Now Available:


The Board is reestablishing Board Workshop Meetings

The first workshop will be October 2nd, from 1pm – 5pm, with 2 topics:

  • the OGC
  • the Dog Park

We will be hosting our board workshops on a monthly basis, on the 1st Tuesday of the month, in the Berger.

Calling All Volunteers

Committee members should be recruited from as wide a base within Oakmont as possible. When needed, the notice of vacancies on committees and a request for applicants to serve on committees, must be advertised in the Oakmont News, on the Oakmont Website and by the E-blast.
At least one volunteer and no more than three are needed to serve on the recently approved Ad Hoc Policy and Procedure Committee, whose purpose is to review Financial policies and procedures.
The Committee is currently comprised of Treasurer Elke Strunka, members Elaine Bennett and Liz Moore and OVA EAA Cathy Dougherty. The OVE Board Liaison is Marianne Neufeld.
Interested member volunteers should email OVA’s General Manager Kevin Hubred kevin@oakmontvillage.com.

Good Day Cafe Coffee Cart at the CAC welcomes everyone returning from any type of Summer Vacation… And wants you all to know that Debie looks forward being able to continue to providing her “Survival Juice” and other infamous goodies to her other residents.




Oakmont is a beautiful and dynamic Community and the volunteers on the Oakmont Architectural Committee play a vital role in assuring Oakmont residential properties are maintained or improved to the community’s preferred standards.
We are now seeking interested, civic-minded applicants from amongst our Oakmont residents who would like to contribute to their Community. The Committee has a comprehensive training program to help prepare you for Committee activities. The major qualification is a sincere desire to be of service to Oakmont
If interested or you have any questions, please send a note with a brief description of your background, to the Architectural Office, 6637 Oakmont Drive, Suite A. You will be advised of an interview date.
Experience in real estate or architecture, construction, or home design will be helpful.

East Rec Progress Reports

Don’t miss the East Rec Progress reports, new ones are posted to our website every Monday.
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OCC request for Assistance at the CAC on Sunday Mornings

Back up sound and video tech 9 AM – 11:45 AM (occasionally to fill in for video tech on vacation or out ill) We are using 2 computers, video camera, and a sound board to run everything through, so someone who is already tech savvy to allow for easy training.
Sound set up at 8:00 AM (able to carry and lift large speakers up on to stands) and to assist in running and taping cables to floor for sound, video and camera.
Break down at 11:40 AM (able to carry and lift large speakers off of stands) and to assist in wrapping and removing tape from cables for sound, video and camera.
Camera tech, to record video / live stream into the video café (camera is on a tri-pod) from 10:20 – 11:40 AM.

Oakmont Lawn Bowling Demo, Monday September 24 at 10am. Learn more at OakmontLawnBowling.com

Dances From Around The World

A Most Unusual And Entertaining Afternoon.

Dances from the Middle East, the British Isles, and the Americas. Featuring Apple Tree Morris, Wild Card Belly Dance, Dunsmuir Scottish Dancers, Oakmont Dancing Divas, Latin Elements, & more.
Refreshments by Gilded Grape, Wine Country Caterer
Eat, drink, and enjoy the show. After the show, if you choose, enjoy a little dancing of your own.
Chef LeeAnn Geneve will serve Oaked Chardonnay and a Soft Red Blend that pairs nicely with her specialty Biscotti. C’est tres chic…(and included with your admission.)
3:00pm, Sunday, November 4th – BERGER – Tickets $20pp
Doors open at 2:30. Come early for the Pre Show Entertainment – videos with musical accompaniment by The Mellow Tones. Seating will be chairs around the dance floor, no tables.
Please make checks payable to “Oakmont Health Initiative.”
You may leave your check in the OHI folder in the OVA office,
Or mail them to Oakmont Health Initiative, c/o Tom Woodrum, 12 Valley Green, Santa Rosa, Ca 95409.
Purchase Tickets


(Elise Witt, Becky Reardon & Terry Garthwaite)
Saturday, November 10, 2018
7 PM @ Berger Center


Combining three unique voices into a harmonious blend, the Natural Rhythms Trio cooks from the minute they hit the stage. Their mad and moving musical adventures might include a polyrhythmic improvisation on the physics of sound, a playful musing on the simple life of an amoeba, an anthem to wild rivers, or a musical ride on the love train. The trio’s concerts are also famous for getting the audience singing, and even self-professed “non-singers” surprise themselves to become part of an impromptu glorious chorus!
Tickets are $25.00 each. Go to the Rainbow Women folder in the OVA office. Put an envelope with your name and a check made out to ORW for the number of tickets that you want. Your tickets can be picked up at “will-call” in the Berger Center after 6:00 PM.


Movies At Oakmont

Urban Inferno: The Night Santa Rosa

September 23, 2pm & 7pm

Drawn from cell phone videos shot by evacuees fleeing their homes and body-cam film
from sheriff’s deputies striving to find and save residents from the blaze, this 40-minute
documentary captures the panic and spontaneous heroism of the fire’s first 12 hours. Dr.
Stephen Seager will introduce the film he produced, and will be available to take questions
later. Urban Inferno is a joint presentation of MAO and the Oakmont Disaster Preparedness
Committee. A $5 donation per attendee is recommended for a fire recovery fund for those
who lost their homes. Note: it’s expected that the Berger will be full for the 2 p.m. showing; if
you’re someone who stays up late, consider the 7 p.m. showing.

More Joy Concert

The show will be this Saturday, in the Berger Center, at 7pm.


Oakmont Sunday Symposium

Erin Brockovich: “Making A Difference”

Sept. 23, Berger Center, 10:30am $3 donation

Erin Brockovich is an American legal clerk and environmental activist, who, despite her lack of formal education in the law, was instrumental in building a case against the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) of California in 1993. Her successful lawsuit was the subject of a 2000 film, Erin Brockovich, which starred Julia Roberts. Since then, Brockovich has become a media personality as well. On Sunday she will be at the Berger Center talking about the alleged negligence by PGE in the cause last year’s fires in Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake, and Napa Counties.

Oakmont Technology Learning Center

Our fall session is in full swing. Some classes are full (iPhone & Mac High Sierra) or already completed earlier this month (Windows10), but others still have room. There are photo classes for Mac and PC as well as Google Photos. Digital Day is a fun class about online resources and social media. Like to play games? Register for Lumosity. Want to buy or sell on eBay? Register for our eBay class. Want to learn Microsoft Word from an expert? We have that too. YouTube class still has room in it as do iPad classes. See more about us as well as class descriptions and registration at www.oakmont-learning.org.