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Title: Live & life in Palmas
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Publisher: Rosado & Morales Inc.
Place of Publication: Palmas del Mar, Humacao, Puerto Rico
Publication Date: 02-2013
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EDITORS CORNER Lissette Rosado, Editor live.lifeinpalmas@gmail.com Send us your email to: live.lifeinpalmas@gmail. TAKE OUT & DELIVERY AVAILABLE FROM 5 PM TO 9 PMAsian Cuisine Every night! Buy 2 Rolls, get 1 California Roll FREE Dear friends and neighboors. We cant complainthese past Christmas festivities were outstanding, not to mention the good weather we have had for the last two months. Here you will nd a vast coverage of our communitys holiday festivities that were many. I have to highlight the Lechn Classic Golf Tournament, a very unique tournament that has become a true tradition in Palmas. Another of Palmas traditions is our annual Golf Cart Parade that never ceases to surprise me with the inventive and creativity found in the decorations! I think this is one of our funniest activities of the year, because it is not only about the day of the parade but rather the planning and preparation of the golf carts. Some are even very secretive about their theme and decorations. This year, as you can see in the photos, people went overboard! Fun, fun, fun! On the other hand the Three Kings Day Cabalgata was beautiful, a real show! Its a pleasure to see those wonderful paso no horses from our Palmas Hacienda and the amazons with their beautiful dresses throughout all Palmas. The New Years Eves parties were also splendid. This year, even when I had promised myself to spend the night in only one place--at our beautiful Yacht Club, I couldnt help but visit my good friends from Chez Daniel after twelve and later C Bars Aponte clan at Palmanova. C Bar once again went all out and treated us with a magnicent display of reworks that were seen from all points in Palmas. Thanks again for the reworks show, they were magnicent! On the other hand, during the holidays we had the visit of our beloved Chayanne. It was so nice to see him! I know Chayanne since he was a kid in the all boy singing group, Los Chicos. I used to work as the Public Relations Ofcer for Channel 4 and he used to act in the local soap operas lmed in our studios. You know what? I used to sit him in my lap and tell him he was my favorite little boyfriend!! Then he would tell me that I was his favorite OLD girlfriend! (This was 30 years ago, and I was already old) What a tragedy! But... it is good to see that he is as sweet and noble as he was before his now successful success. Its nice to see that not everything is lost. Chayanne has been able to survive in the entertainment business without ever having a personal scandal and has kept his family protected and safe. God bless him! I hope you enjoy this issue and may you have a wonderful St. Valentines Day and Easter Holiday. S tay connected!


Editorial Collaborators Obed Borrero Dr. Ruben Chamorro T ony Maldonado Astrid Marini Dra. Maria Mangual Jos Beauchamp Graphic Design Sandra Rodrguez / Rosado & Morales (787)765-0890 Sales & Marketing Lissette Rosado / Silvia Morales (787)765-2190 / (787)562-6105 Carolina Dugarte-Aranguren (787)248-0588 Maribel de Varona 787-923-8426 Cover Photographer Jos Bobyn Location/Bistro P aris Assistant Editor Zenaida Sanjurjo Printing Model Offset Printing (MOP), Humacao (787)850-3000Live & Life in Palmas is a bi-monthly publication intended to reach the Palmas community and its visitors with the purpose to inform and communicate. You can send us your comments to live.lifeinpalmas@gmail.com or call 787-765-2190. Live & Life in Palmas is a co-production of Palmas del Mar Homeowners Association and Rosado & Morales, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction without permission is strictly prohibited. Palmas del Mar Homeowners Association PHA www.LLPalmas.comLissette Rosado, Editor lrosado@rosadomorales.com 787-562-6104 & LIVEIN PALMASLIFEFEBRUARY/MARCH 2013 VOL.6 NUM.2


Bonn Ann!...Hapy New Year...Feliz A Nuev


Bonn Ann!...Hapy New Year...Feliz A Nuev at Chez Daniel PHOTOS: AURELI ARNOULD


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16 www.LLPalmas.com and the winners are... Special Awards more winners... 1st place Gross /76 Nildita Medina & Marie Marchand Mixed Callaway Net /70 1st Place Susan & Peter Wojtkun Mens Callaway Flight Larry Campbell & Titus Bailes Net. 1st Place / 69 Mens Callaway Flight Rodolfo Troche & Federico Gregori; Net. 2nd Place /74(MC) Mens Callaway Flight Juan Daz & Omar Crespo Net.3rd Place /74(MC) Mens Callaway Flight Rudy Nurse & Marcelo Villenas Gross 1st Place / 72 Mixed Flight Net 1st Place/ 80(MC) Janet & Tom Bracalente Mixed Flight Gross 1st Place/ 80(MC) Norka & Jos Morales Mens Third Flight Gross 1st Place Antonio Rexach & Roberto Caellas /78 Mens Third Flight Net 1st Place Rey Encarnacion & Manuel Cidre /67 Mens Second Flight Net 1st Place Enrique Pasarrell & Jorge Marchn Closest to the Pin Hole # 12 Norka Morales 33 Longest Drive Hole # 9 Nildita Medina Straightest Drive Hole # 6 Caryl Horowitz Closest to the Pin Hole # 4 Juan R. Gracia 5 8 1/2 Longest Drive Hole # 16 Manolo Rodriguez Straightest Drive Hole # 1 Jos A. Santaella Sportmanship Award Guillermo PrezMens Second Flight Net 2nd Place Paul Scullion & Paul Sledzik / 68 1st place Net, /73 Barbara Geider & Joan Lachowitz


and the winners are... Mens Second Flight Net 2nd Place Paul Scullion & Paul Sledzik / 68 Mens Second Flight Net 3rd Place Carlos R. Coln & Manuel Lebrn / 68 Mens Second Flight Gross 1st Place Guillermo Toledo & Carlos E. Garcia / 70 Mens Second Flight Gross 2nd Place Luis Pipo Ortiz & Jose Soto Jr. / 75 Mens First Flight Net 1st Place Juan A. Ramos & Juan Mansilla /66 Mens First Flight Net 2nd Place Miguel A. Nieves & Samuel Jove / 66 Mens First Flight Gross 1st Place Ray Valedon & Luis Lomba Jr. /68 Mens First Flight Gross 2nd Place Telesforo Pagn & Guillermo Nigaglioni /70 Mens Second Flight Net 4th Place Esteban Ocasio & Jorge Martinez / 69


18 www.LLPalmas.com PRESIDENT THE We are off to a new year full of hopes and aspirations. The government leader ship in the mainland USA has revalidated and in Puerto Rico it has changed and with the change there is a new dawn full of exciting optimism in our beloved island. Let us begin the year trusting that better days are just ahead and that the future is bright and clear. Do not let the doom-criers dampen your spirit and hope for a better tomorrow. There may be sacrices to make along the way, but ours remains the greatest nation on earth and we should trust that there is nothing ahead but goodness and prosperity for our country and for each of us individually. We at Palmas del Mar begin the year on a positive note. Behind us are the troublesome issues that were dividing us as a community and we are all pulling in the same direction. Property sales continue to improve in all categories and we nished 2012 with a better record in sales of new properties that in 2011. This bodes well for the community and for the nancial health of the Association. At PHA we will remain focused on well dened strategies that will sustain the growth of the community, enhance our property values, improve our quality of life and make our living environment more safe and secure. This will be my last column as your President as my term draws to a conclusion at the upcoming Annual Meeting on April 7, 2013. I want to thank you for your steadfast sup port and for your vote of condence and trust to guide your Association through the challenges, opportunities and dif culties we have faced together in the past couple of years. It has been very exciting and very rewarding. Palmas is ours and is now better than ever because you have taken the stock of ownership to your heart and you have made your voices heard. Let us continue marching together united in purpose toward the common goal of making our community the dream community we all want and richly deserve. My best wishes and blessings on the months and years ahead. Servando Golf Cart owners are reminded that carts must be registered with PHA to obtain the 2013 registration stickers. The grace period for obtaining the 2013 sticker was extended until February 15th. After this date, Palmas security will issue a $60 ne to carts driven without the 2013 registration. To obtain the new registration you must provide PHA with evidence of an inspection and a certicate of insurance reecting PHA as an additional insured. Service inspections are offered by the following companies located at Palmas for a minimum fee: Carts Pro (787-285-7081), Target (787-405-1248) and Best Golf (787-850-3260). Golf carts are authorized to travel exclusively on desig nated cart paths and are required to be driven responsibly taking the safety and security of others using the pathway into consideration. In addition to golf carts, paths are used for bicycles, walking and jogging. The Palmas Security De partment has the responsibility of enforcing the security norms and the rules for driving golf carts. Fines will be issued for the violation of the following restrictions: GOLF CART REGISTRATION & RULES


FOREST FUND DONATION CATEGORIES AND DONORS AS OF JANUARY 15, 2013MAGA ($0-$50) Angel Rodriguez Fred Austin Carmen Del Valle Ivonne Cruz Mark Cassidy Dra. Crikay Rivera Jos R. Naguake Gerald Horowitz Ruben & Marta De Quesada Andrea Cabrer Ken Williams Aixa Olazagasti Richard Palop Marina Cabrer ROBLE ($51-$175) Alberto Escoto Jose A. Morales Mara Greene Victor Kelly Fred Martnez Hctor Ortiz Coln Eugenio Chinea & Ginnette Rosado Raymond Emmert Maria E. Surez Eva Candelario Edd Siler Samuel Bloomberg Lina Kalinich Gerardo Vicns Jaime Morgan Nancy R. Schwartz Miguel Nazario Dr. Thomas A. Diliberto S.Mariana & Jason Searl Nicholas Trogan Edwin Santana/Ana Blanes Jose & Maria Bacardi William Compagnone Mr. & Mrs. Otto Riefkohl Jos Torres Eduardo & Fanny Maz Mr. & Mrs. Kleinknecht AUSUBO ($176-$250) Carmen Castro Carlos J. Homs Shell Castle Assoc. Jose O. Morales Ricardo Collazo Bernard Van Goethem Thomas Whipple Crescent Cove Club Victor Nieto Romeos Glenn & Bonnie Weinstein Gustavo Hermida Amarilis & Allen Childress Paul & Gaby Sledzik Miguel Santiago Jeff White Jorge Manrique Eric Grafals Carlos Garca Rafael Mndez Angel Muntaner Jos Vlez Jeffrey Fraser Frank Earle Benjamn Quiones Earline & Curtis Troeger Amarilis & Allen Childress Vincent & Denise Degiaimo Arnaldo Coln Berlingeri Allen Meek Robert Handschuh Palmas Hill Partners Michael Wertz Asoc. Res. Villa Franca Samuel Jov Frank Torres David Frazier Reynaldo Encarnacin Julio Bagu Arthur Dellheim Jeff White Myrna Ramos & Harry Jimnez John Orta Jos & Graciela Cacho Ruddy Oquendo Jos Fullana Enrique Cortes Ivette & Rafael Vicens Josena Ramirez de Arellano Francisco Cestero Encantos Fine Cuisine FOREST DONORS UPDATE We continue to make steady progress in our Forest Project. The materials for the construction of the rst 500 feet of the Boardwalk have arrived and we hope that by the time you read this article the rst construction phase of the boardwalk is nished. Also, we are working on the construction of an adequate access that will allow handicapped persons to reach the Forest. Fund-raising efforts continue and we need your contributions to make this all-important project a dream come true. The restoration and preservation of this unique gift from Mother Nature will be a great passive recreational area for our community and our visitors as well as center for study and research of students, scholars and enthusiasts of this rare ecosystem. Send your checks to the PHA Forest Fund, P.O. Box 9027, Humacao, P.R. 00792. You may also stop by PHA and use a debit card or call PHA at 787-285-6425 and use a credit card for your donations. Grace Gigante ($1,000) Antonio Maldonado ($1,000) Gordon MacDonald ($1,000) James Cohen ($1,000) Jon S. Brightman ($2,000) Jeff Smith ($1,000) Mary Jo & Gabriel Espasas ($3,136) Larry & Jean Perry ($1,000) Empresas Santana ($10,000) Ralphs Supermaket ($2,500) Manuel/Ana Morales ($1,000) Ren Pinto ($10,000) Pablo Lpez, MD ($2,024) Jos Nassar, MD ($1,000) Ana Mendez ($3,986) Enid Ortiz Ricard ($4,450) Jorge & Cheryl Lezcano ($15,000) Peter Palermo ($1,000) Ricardo De Varona ($1,000) Rodolfo Acevedo ($1,500) Tom Dyal ($1,000) David Oschman ($1,600) Gary Verplank ($1,500) Six Cs Corp ($1,195) David Chafey ($1,000) Fairlakes Village Cond. ($2,000) Angel Santana ($1,000) Joan Novogradac ($1,000) Ruth & Joel Spira ($1,000) Ranger American ($2,000) Antonio Ginorio ($1,000) Jeff & Lynn Smith ($1,000) Jose Beauchamp & Lissette Rosado ($1,000) Anthony & Mary Ann DeSantis ($1,000) PHA Homeowners Week will be held April 1-6, 2013. As in years past, we are planning some exciting activities for you including Domino, Tennis and Golf Tournaments, a Meet the Chefs Experience, a big homeowners party and the Annual Meeting of the membership. Specic details about these activities will be coming to you in early March. In preparation for this years Annual Meeting, election of Directors rep resenting Voting Districts will be taking place. A new Director will be seated to represent District 4 (Villa Franca, Palmas Reales, Palmas Plantation, Flamboyan Greens, Costa Verde and The Woods) currently rep resented by Servando Daz. Servando completes his second term at the Board at the conclusion of this years Annual Meeting.HOME OWNERS WEEK 2013


PAC Tree Lighting


NJHS ACTIVE MEMBERS NJHS Selection Inductees Gina Calise 7th, Camila Figueroa 7th Amanda Gonzlez 7th, Alexander Waddington 7th, Danielle Rivera 7t Esteban Chamorro 7th, Edgardo Chamorro 7th, Kara Swider 7th, James Weidner 7th, Sophie Uldry 7th, Melisha Massi 8th, Caley Rincones 8th, Karyn Swider 8th,, Laura Cintrn 8th Transfer from CSAA. NJHS ACTIVE MEMBERS NHS Selection Inductees Hannah Armstrong 10th, Gabriel Rivera Torres 10th, Atabei Huber Rodrguez 10th Madigan Weidner 10th Paola Mongil Lomba 10th, Marta Alvarado 10th Julisa Lpez Romn 10th, Ana Feliciano 10th, Mariana Cintrn 10th Transfer from CSAA. Kevin Ng 11th, George Falcn 12th Jonathan Cotto 12th, Nathalie Alvarado 12th, Taylor Singh 12th. The Palmas Academy celebrated the Induction Ceremony of its newest members to the National Junior Honor Society and the National Honor Society, Eugenio Maria de Hostos Chapter. The National Honor Society is an organization that seeks to create enthusiasm and provide recognition for students who show outstanding accomplishments in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, character and citizenship. Membership is an honor bestowed upon a student. Our Faculty Council was most impressed with this years candidates. After intensive review and deliberation, the Faculty Council selected the following students for Induction to The Palmas Academys National Junior Honor Society/National Honor Society, Eugenio Maria de Hostos Chapter: CHAPTERS OFFICERS President Karyn Swider Vice President James Weidner T reasurer Edgardo Chamorro SecretaryP aulina SnchezThe Induction Ceremony was very formal and beautiful consisting of different symbolisms. As the inductees lit their candles in a symbolic act of their commitment to the Academys Chapter, they were asked to rise and pledge their loyalty to serve as leaders of their school and community. Then, the new inductees were called, as their parents presented them with the ofcial stole and certicate of membership. As a nal act, each new member signed the registration book, ofcializing their new status as active members of the NJHS or NHS. The ceremony was an honoring moment not only for the new members but also for the Academy for having such great and distinguished students with outstanding qualities. We wish to congratulate all selected students in pursuing membership to the NJHS/ NHS Eugenio Maria de Hostos Chapter. Congratulations! President Camila Prez Vice PresidentAnthony Saadipour T reasurerJoanna Ng SecretaryA driana Snchez Palmas Academy Celebrates Honor Society Induction Ceremony Lighting


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Yogen Frz...now in HumacaoOur neighboor and friend, Marcelo Villenas, gave me wonderful news recently. He was about to open a Yogen Frz store in Humacao. They are so good!! And the best part, they are very healthy and low in calories. It opened already and it is located across the street from Palmas Reales Mall. I you havent tried them you should run over there. If you have tried them already I know you will return! Marcelo and Jenny Villenas, owners of Yogen Frz, Humacao. editors choice Enjoy luxury and privacy in this 5 bedroom/ 5 plus two 1/2 bathrooms. Open areas, lush, tropical gardens with wonderful views to the Caribbean Sea. Thiscustom built home was privileged in winning the URBE (Recognition in Architectural Excellence) award, best in architectural design 2003. Includes generator, interior panoramic elevator, pool, covered garage, fountains, there is a ow throughout being offered at $1,695,000 visit our web sites www.cpmrealtypr. com 787/840-4401/787 640-9944 Brokered by: Ricardo/Casillas Realty & Dally Castillo Let us help you make the right move!Ridge Top, Palmas del Mar, Puerto Rico, a destination...


editors choice A 1,131 Square meters beautiful property (approx 1/3 acre). The house is located end of a small cul-de-sac in a quiet neighborhood area with well appointed custom homes. In excellent condition with approx 2000 interior sq ft., 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. Master bedroom clos ets were recently remodeled by Califor nia Closets. Newly designed kitchen with custom kitchen cabinets and Granite counters, all modern appliances. Updat ed with all Valcor security windows and doors to provide for comfortable air ow while maintaining structural integrity and design. For more information contact Cheryl Galasso, 787-435-6596 or visit www.culebraislandrealty.com Asking price-$489K.


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Mission AccomplishedGabriela is a Mechanical Engineer and most importantly, a good and well-balanced human being. This page started as a social coverage of my daughters graduation party. I was going to write a small paragraph on how much I love her, that I was so proud of her, etc, etc. But thenI looked back on her up-bringing process and decided to share with our young parents some of my experience as a parent. I hope I could be of some help to young parents on this difcult path. I received some good help and advice, in Gabrielas early years, I feel now it is my time to pay it forward. As any parent, seeing your daughters achievements is a great satisfaction. You feel that all the growing pains (even though I never had serious problems with her) have been worth it. Because, as anybody that has kids knows, that it is not an easy task. But now, in retrospect, I will try to summarize what I feel we did well as parents in several aspects: First, Dont pretend to be your kids friends. They will try to manipulate you with that story, dont buy it! Before anything you are his/her mother/father. Later on, like right now with my daughter, that I am more of a friend, but not quite, I still her am mother, and she knows it. Second and equally important, I always told my daughter that as long as I support her, I was the boss. You have to act as the boss. Start that from the very beginning. Once that is established, the rest runs relatively smoothly (with some bumps here and there, when you have to give them a friendly reminder of this hierarchal principle). BE A My fathers daughter, Ricardo Collazo and I divorced when she was around eight years old, but nevertheless we kept a united front (many times better than married couples that undermine each others authority). If you dont do that they learn very fast to manipulate you and the only one that looses is your kid. You have to be on top of everything, their friends, where they go, what they see, what they read and what the write. I remember when, after Gabriela was asleep, I turned on the reggaeton channel with a notebook to copy some of the lyrics to discuss with her the next day why I was opposed to them (mainly because of the way they refer to women and the promotion of violence and indiscriminated sex). Its important to talk to them and make them understand that your concerns are not based on caprice but on facts. Even if they seem not to hear, they do. (Go to the Internet and look for information on the matter you want to discuss). Remember that in love, war and the raising of children, everything counts. when raising children. I always say that both when upbringing kids and advertising harping on your goals works! How many times have you caught yourself repeating what your parents told you? If it worked for you it will work with your kids. It doesnt matter if they tell you: Yes, mom/dad, you already told me that how many times you are going to tell me the same thing? Thousand more if I need to, I used to tell Gabriela. Keep repeating it, eventually they will internalize and it will be part of their nature. SHOW THEM THAT HIS/ Make them understand that in life one has to face the consequences of ones actions. If they do wrong, let them suffer the consequences. If you impose a punishment to your kid, stick with it. Dont yield to the pressure they and other people will try to Gabriela and her cousins, Cristina, Laura and Oriana. My sister Glenda with her husband, Michael Schulevits and my niece Oriana, a Brown University student.My sister Ginnette with her husband, Ren Chinea and my two nieces, Laura (with her husband Joe akdja), and Cristina. Gabriela with her cousin Cristina, also a Mechanical Engeneer student from Georgia T ech.My beloved father, Luis M. Rosado, Civil Engineer and the family patriarch. My brother, Luis M. Rosado, the only boy in the family and his wife and almost a sister, Aimee Hernndez. Nanda Frontera, a good friend who has seen Gabriela grow up and with whom I share many of my concerns and worries in the process of education. Nathan and Fabian, my brothers sons. Fabian studied with Gabriela in the same classroom from pre-school to twelfth grade.


impose on you. I remember a lie Gabriela told me in her senior year of high school. That lie cost her a trip to Miami with her cousins to visit my eldest niece for Thanksgiving. The trip was cancelled and all my other nieces and nephews begged me to forgive her, they even wrote mediation letters. In the end nobody went. Nowadays, they are all adults and we laugh about it but she learned her lesson. And last but not least, TELL THEM HOW MUCH YOU LOVE THEM. Hug them, kiss them and tell them how much you love them every day, many times. My daughter is 23 and when we talk on the phone everyday I tell her how much I love her. And if you feel you are loosing control ASK FOR HELP from a good professional specializing on the matter. Share with other parents their experiences, and communicate with your children friends parents. Your kids will try to make you feel you are the ogre. Oh mom, but Pedritos parents let them go to the party! Boloney! Most of the time, when you talk to your kids friends parents, they dont. INVOLVE THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS in the upbringing. There is nothing in life that gives you more condence than to feel loved and appreciated by your family and close friends. Here I want to openly thank Sandra, my good friend and art director, for the coaching she gave me when Gabriela was a kid, since she had gone through that process before me. Also to Nanda Frontera, my good friend, who also shared with me many of her experiences and to Vivian Bird, who taught me about the violet light to protect Gabriella when she went out! I still use it! And nally I want to thank my three wonderful sisters for being accomplices in many ways during the whole upbringing process. The stories are many!! There are also many books that could help you understand the different stages they go through. I read a lot to the point that my mother-in-law used to tease me: Gabriela is a girl brought by the books. Well yes, I learned a lot from the books I read. Its not easy but it can be done and at the end you will save yourself from many headaches in the future that could last forever. Bottom line, I feel we did a great job as parents and now we are reaping the benets. And it is not over. I am sure it will continue. I guess you are a mother or father until the end! But... I will say the worst part is over. Congratulations Gabriela for your success. You are now a full-edged Mechanical Engineer that has passed your rst certication! Most importantly, you are an excellent human being and a well-balanced person. We are very proud of you and even though you are not going to be very happy about me telling everybody that you lied to me etc, if it helps other parents, its worth it. I am sure you will forgive me. LOVE YOU! Laura, my eldest niece and her husband Joe Rodrguez Amara Prez, Ricardo Collazo, Gabrielas father, Mario Gonzlez, Gabrielas boyfriends father. Jos Beauchamp and I. Gabriela and Mario Gonzlez with his parents Vivian T orre y Mario Gonzlez. Linnette, my youngest sister, her husband Luis and my two adorable nephews: Sergio and Diego. Abdiel, Imara and their sons: Robert, Abdielito and Diego. Gabrielas good friends from Mayagez. Maribelle and Juanjo Boschetti. Ivonne Cruz and Kike T oro Maribelle Muiz and Beatriz Archilla Obed Borrero


32 www.LLPalmas.com ENERGY SA VINGS: Case Study#1 AEE bills July 2012-Jan 2013Do you want to know how to reduce your power bill? This article will report on one residents successful effort to do just that by analyzing his energy consumption status, developing an energy plan and implementing upgrades that have reduced his power bill by over 38%. Jose Beauchamp owns a beautiful six-bedroom home in Harbour Lights. Its ten air conditioning (AC) units have typically accounted for more than 65% of his electric bill. As most residents here know, it is difcult to control AC usage in large homes and forgetting to turn them off when rooms are unoccupied can really drive up costs. Joses plan to address the AC problem combined different approaches to reduce cost without compromising comfort. First, the AC system was redesigned to reduce the number of AC units through more optimal location, cooling capacity, and use of fans wherever possible. It was decided to upgrade the older AC units with inverter type ACs, which use from 25 to 40% less power. Inverter ACs are more cost efcient to operate because they can vary the speed of the compressor and fan motors, consuming less power over time. So, ten standard ACs were replaced with 7 inverter ACs and two ceiling fans to cool the same amount of living space at less cost. To eliminate the use of ACs when rooms are unoccupied, Jose decided to install a wireless and programmable AC Control system, consisting of passive infrared motion sensors, door switches and power interrupters. This system, installed in individual AC areas and rooms, takes control of the ACs when space or rooms are unoccupied. It can be programmed to increase room temperature and/or shut down the AC in response to extended periods without occupants, open entry and balcony doors, and other conditions. Dehumidication can be programmed as well, for extended absences. The combination of door switches and motion sensors prevents this type of system from shutting down the AC inappropriately, like when occupants are asleep or in the bathroom or closet. This system is employed in major hotel chains and has produced enormous savings and power conservation. All of the changes described above were implemented over time, which allowed measurement of energy costs as the upgrades were implemented. The results were impressive: average daily energy costs, measured by an installed power meter (eGauge), have been reduced by 38%. The annual savings are 17% of the amount invested in new ACs and controls, which means that they will pay for themselves in about half of their expected service life. Additional savings have been identied in Joses plan, to include additional AC controls and a gas powered clothes dryer to replace the existing electric unit. For more control, Jose can monitor power usage through any web enabled PC or mobile phone, and text alerts can notify him when programmed limits are exceeded. Various businesses collaborated to produce these results for Jose. Rudy Nurse of Rudy Realty (787-123-4567), is the property manager and played a key role in identifying savings opportunities with the AC redesign and inverter upgrade. Juan Pena of Pena Air Conditioning Services (787-456-7890) installed and maintains the new inverter ACs. Lionel Ortiz-Santini and Dave Frazier of Anura Systems Inc. (939475-8000) designed and installed AC controls and power meters. Power bill amounts before (July-September) and after implementation of inverter ACs, AC Controls and Power Sensor. Home was unoccupied in October and implementation began on November 1st.


Cabalgata de Reyes For three consecutive years Palmas Homeowners Association, in a joint venture with Hacienda Candele ro, made Three Kings Day a magical one. The cabalgata ended in a great party with food, typical music and activities for the kids. It was a beautiful equine show and a great family day at Palmas. ENERGY SA VINGS: Case Study#1


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44 www.LLPalmas.com This is a document that compiles your personal information with all your important experiences lived from 9th to 12th grade. When admission ofcers have to decide who to admit among the many students with similar characteristics that apply to their university or college, they utilize your SP because it is what makes you UNIQUE. It CAN make the difference. Awards/ recognitions Sports Special projects If you study in a school that does not provide good opportunities for extracurricular activities, you can nd out in your community where you can offer your help. Another way of doing something that can differentiate you from other students is by developing your own community project. This project should be one that can be replicated in other communities and can offer participants opportunities for growth. Furthermore, you can develop your own club in your school with the help of a teacher or school counselor. This will show your leadership skills, an important character trait that universities are looking for. This club can be a source of activity to other students that are looking to improve their SP. Always remember that university and college admission is a challenging process, and you should be ready to compete. admissions Your Student Prole!Dra. Maria Mangual Counselor, College Counseling and Consulting Tel 787.523.3131 Cel 787.607.0907Vistanos en www.greenwindowspr.com PUERTAS VENTANAS PUERTAS DE GARAGE PUERTAS DE BAO BARANDAS


46 www.LLPalmas.comWe dont use scarves in Puerto Rico because we live in the tropics and the weather is always warm. False! The scarf is the ultimate accessory this season regardless of what part of the hemisphere you live in. It looks great almost on everyone, it brings new life to any outt and it can be worn in innite ways. The best fabrics to look for in our climate are: linen, linen gauze, cotton and silk. Should you have plans for travel during the season, a light weight wool is a good choice as you would also be able to wear it in our winter season. Also, a good choice is a light shawl that you can wear as a scarf and put around your shoulder should the temperature fall during the night or while at a show or restaurant where the air conditioning is usually set on cool temperatures. Shown here are a few exemplary ways of wearing a scarf and the differ ent fabrics available that are appropriate for our climate. You can nd these and lots more at SONIA SANZ at Palmanova Plaza. Art the of the scarf salonalentoTpresents:CHROMATICS...the next generation of haircolor by RedkenThis revolutionary professional haircolor giving you shinier, healthier-looking hair and amazing color after just one salon visit. Carr. #3 K 8.5 (half mille of the Deli & Fa. Candelero, four entrance to your left) Opens daily 8:30 to 6:00 pm Mondays 8:30 to 5:00 pm My hair felt so soft and conditioned, and the color looked vibrant. The fact that it helps fortify hair is a plus, Zero Ammonia formula no odor, no discomfort! Just amazing color.


www.LLPalmas.com 47 girls Christmas Lunch anks to Imara Camacho who treated her girlfriends this Christmas to a wonderful lunch at her house. We had a fun aernoon among girls. No boys allowed except for the musicians (Tony Santos and his special guest, an excellent guitarist from Spain). e music was a surprise treat from Abdiel, Imaras husband, to us. e only other male gure was the Elf (hanging from the dining room lamp). Suite 133, Palmanova Plaza, Palmas del Mar, Humacao, PR Tel 787.502.0565 ssanz@sanztheshop.com


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Puerto Rico will host the 35th Kitty Michael International Tournament at Palmas del Mar on May 19-23, 2013. This event was created in 1979 by the Womens Puerto Rico Golf Association through the instigation of Kitty Michael, one of the founders of our Association during the 70s to further international competition. There are twelve (12) teams from the Caribbean, United States and Canada competing in this event that consists of 4 days of individual and team competition. Dif ferent countries, on a rotating basis, host the tournament and each team consists of ten players. During 34 years, this event has been instrumental in developing international competition among the ladies in Puerto Rico, creating friendships for decades and developing a legacy for future generations to come. PARTICIPANTSAny woman who is at least twenty-one (21) years of age, has an established handicap index of no more than twenty-three (23) and belongs to an approved team may participate in the International Tournament. This is a good opportunity to show the hospitality and the beauty of Palmas to all competitors and guests. PAC continues to grow and be present in all international levels with our golf and tennis club.


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The Tennis Palmas Athletic Club has been selected Club of the Year for 2012 by the United State Tennis Association (USTA), Caribbean Sector. Its not surprising since our Tennis Club has been outstandingly active during the whole year. In just two years, we have managed to reach the highest level of achievement for a tennis club in PR, which shows us that when you put your mind in making things better, there is no goal that can not be achieved. Today, this recognition rewards all those who work daily for the improvement and development of our club without expecting anything in return. Thank you all for your support! Thanks to all the members without you this would not be possible. We also wish to thank the Board of Directors and Juanra Gracia for their support in all tennis related activities and facility improvements; to the Pro Shop and PAC employees; the Tennis Committee for their hard work; and a special thanks to Jos Pepito Vzquez for his dedication and hard work and who has been the drive of what weve achieved today in becoming Club of the Year for 2012 of the USTA Caribbean Sector. We will continue working hard to remain the best club in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. CLUB OF THEYEAR Vlido 15 de enero al 15 de febrero de 2013. Un cupn por cliente. Ms detalles en la tienda. Ciertas restricciones aplican. yogen frz is a Registered Trademark of Yogen Frz Canada Inc.


Joaqun and Carmen Rodrguez, best known in our community as Quino and Lula, celebrated their Golden Anniversary on the 18th of November 2012 with a marvelous trip to the Bahamas! Congratulations are in order! Although widely travelled to countless destinations in Europe, and other parts of the world, this wonderful couple wanted to celebrate their golden anniversary with their complete immediate family in a cozy and different place. Spending half a century in love with one another is a wonderful statement about the gift of married life, and a great legacy to their children and grandchildren. This 50th wedding anniversary needed to be not only personal, but also meaningful. Lula had kept this particular item of a trip to the Bahamas in her bucket list. It had waited a long time on her list and little did she know that her beloved husband would plan such an unforgettable trip to surprise her and the whole family! Their destination: The Cove Atlantis in Paradise Island, Bahamas. Celebrating in style and inspired by the beauty of the natural surroundings, the family indulged in good dining, relaxing walks, pools and beaches, wonderful views, the clever dolphins, the awesome aquarium with its unique sharks, and of course, shopping! An amazing weekend, full of excitement for the whole family and a dream come true for Lula! & Lula Quino


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...of love celebration! In a beautiful ceremony, Maribelle Muiz and Juanjo Boschetti renewed their vows of love after 15 years of mar riage and two children, Maria Isabelle and Juan Jos. The bride (and the guests) found out about the party the same morning of the wedding from a message Juanjo sent through Facebook. He planned everything by himself without telling anybody. Luckily Maria Isabelle and her cousins had appropriate dresses for the cer emony due to the fact that they had just participated recently in another wedding. Nevertheless, Maribelle and Didi, had to rush to San Juan to get Maribelle a bridal dress. Everybody was so exited in the Muiz house hold! Immediately the creativity emerged and the golf cart was decorated to take the bride to the Yacht Club were Juanjo had installed a huge cross to serve as a background for the ceremony. Didi, Maribelles mother, was concerned about the details but we have to admit that Juanjo took care of everything. He has accumulated many points! All the married men were complaining that they had a problem now with the standards Juanjo has established. Good job Juanjo! May God give them many years of love and good times. years


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Chef Frank Arnould strikes again with a superb six course dinner tasting that brought together those food and wine lovers in Palmas. (I saw many familiar faces from the last dinner tasting). The Champagne and wines were also extraordinary. I have to highlight: Champagne Piper Heidsieck Brut/ 93 points Wine Spectator. teau du Cartillon 2006 Haut Medoc, an excellent wine, intense and elegant. Very rounded and well balanced. teau Laroque 2005Saint Emilion Grand Cru. Wine Spectator rating of 91 out of 100. It is certainly rm, a very sophisticated and balanced wine, easy to drink and very enjoyable. Big, rich and elegant, this wine has ne, lifted black fruits layered over dry new wood and fruit tannins. It is certainly rm, and needs at least 4 years aging, but it will develop into a sophisticated, balanced wine. Our Church need your helpFive years ago, a group of ladies of the community de cided to contribute with their work for the construction of the catholic chapel in Palmas del mar. They opened a Flea market ( pulguero ) to sell all those things that many people are willing to give away. This project has been a success. The main idea was to sell at very low prices. You can purchase almost everything you can imagine: clothes, kitchen tools, linen, furniture, and decorative articles. In addition to the contribution to the Chapel, they are serving the needs of the low-income population that waits for Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday to go shopping at the pulguero Many people nd incredible articles for a little amount of money. The major need for this group of volunteers is to nd do nations. They recommend that all those things you have in your closet for more than a year without use could be part of this project. Also, when redecorating your house, donate your old decorations to the pulguero They thank all the people that have contributed to this project in so many ways. The success is dedicated to everyone that is part of the project! So, move on, make some space in your closets and be part of this effort that benets you (that will have more space in your closet), the church and the people that look forward to buying these treasures. To coordinate delivery and/or pick-up of donations, call GLORIA APONTE 787.553-5100


68 www.LLPalmas.com FRE SH D A IL Y SPE CIA LS Always the best taste! Certified Angus Beef Best Rice and Beans in town Brochettes Puerto Rican DelicaciesDinner starting at 6pm Closed on Sundays (787)852-7173E xcellent quality at reasonable prices. P A LMA NOVA PLA Z A P A LMAS DEL MAR We came to Palmas del Mar from our home in New York to spend ten days. My husband was going to participate at the Country Clubs golf tournament and then we were going to spend a few more days enjoying the resorts life. The tournament was spectacular. It was golfers and their families a mini convention on the grounds and facilities of Palmas del Mar. What initiated as a ten-day vacation ended up being a month long We live on Long Island the Long Island Sound is right in our backyard. Hurricane Sandy rushed straight through our beach and town hitting huge old trees, which broke innumerable light lines; leaving New York without power or gasoline for weeks on end. Huntington, where we live, was without power for two weeks. At the end of Sandys visit another hurricane went through the Long Island Sound; this time gentler. Milder but still heavy rain and winds added to the damage already done by Sandy. So we cancelled our return ight home to New York three times the last time cancelled by the airline Our life as New Yorkers stopped now we were faced with our own culture here in Palmas del Mar. We just retired from Corpo rate America in April, so we were able to swiftly extend our Golf Tournament minivacation from the ten days originally intended. In New York we belong to a Country Club where my husband goes to play golf every other day. At Palmas del Mar he played with his old-pals from high school, family and ex-work friends almost every day. At Palmas we swam at our emerald blue Caribbean waters instead of the Long Island Sound. We had lunches at the Beach Club. I exercised every day at the Los Lagos Gym loved my Xco classes and Pilates classes with Betsy, and the spinning classes with Karla and Alexander. Took a three hour hike through our mountains here in Palmas del Mar with a group of friends; at its peak viewing the famous rocks of the Atlantic Ocean that have been painted so many times, with so much love, by Alida, our Palmas painter. We had lunches at the Country Club, dinners at our restaurants and shopped at Sonia Sanz Boutique. While New Yorkers were resolving Sandys outcome, we were stranded here in Paradise. We loved so much our by-chance-extended-vacation that this Christmas, we are going to spend two months maybe plus, depending on how the weather is like in New York. ...And if we get stranded again, who knows, probably, Huntington Bay, New York, will loose two of its beloved citizens to Palmas del Mar Paradise. Stranded in ParadiseBy Astrid Marini-Perez VIP PROPERTIES Beautiful Villasfor rent & sale in all areas of Palmas del Mar. Call us for sales, short or long term rentals and property management WWW.COMETOPALMAS.COM 787.285.5058 RITAS CELL: (787) 487-2995 years in Palmas del Mar! 22


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C Bar El Comit de Jvenes Socias del Club Cvico de Damas present en el Restaurant C Bar, su Pink Fashion Show a benecio de la Fundacin Madrinas y Padrinos Pro-Ayuda Pacientes con Cncer. Cont con la participacin de distinguidos diseadores como: David Antonio, Carlos Alberto, Sonia Santiago Tommie Hernndez, Heel Condoms, So.Swim, Chic & Republic, Nathalia Lpez, G&W Jewelry, Carolinas Collection 0y las boutiques Afashion y It Girl. En adicin a los diseadores presentados en la pasarela tambin tuvimos una rifa con piezas de la boutique Sonia Sanz y la diseadora de prendas Swarosvki, Eva Guadalupe.


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editors choice On December 22nd, Palmas Tennis Club hosted the Winter Tennis Tournament, organized and directed by Angel Diaz. The tournament had 4 divisions for kids and juniors. Participants ten & under played throughout the morning and later that day, the other divisions were played. All courts were set up accordingly to the age division and USTA regulations. The round robin rounds were all played on courts 11-18 and then the top play ers from each division got the opportunity to play the semi-nals and nals on Center Court!!! More than 60 kids and juniors particiProfessionally decorated two bedroom penthouse with panoramic view, bright and spacious kitchen with stainless steel, top-of-the-line appliances and ample stor age. Master suite bath with Jacuzzy tub, spare bedroom with kitchenette, alarm system, security camaras, roll-up storm shutters and many extras. Highly desir able ocean front gated community inside of Palmas del Mar Resort, next to the Palmas Beach Club offering amenities, such as: pools, concierge services, wine cellar, playground and beautifully landscaped common green areas. Asking price: $625,000 For more information call IP Properties 787.285.5058 Marbella Club...Elegant penthouse with mountain and ocean viewpated in this great event. At the end of the event all the children were given a participation ribbon and goodie bag. The winners of each division were prized with a trophy. The top players of each division are: Punto Rojo: Alejandro Gongi Cabrer, Gustavo Casillas, Gustavo Serrano, Juan Bertrn, Juan P. Coca, Tatiana Cue bas, Claudia Toledo, Lorena Guzmn. Bola Naranja: Coralie, Victoria Santana, Patricia Pita Vzquez, Sara Cano. Bola V erde: Luis A. Ramos, Gustavo Cabrer, Fabiola Ramirez, Estefana Hernndez, Eddie Maqueda, Amanda Daz. Juniors F e menino: Alejandra Martnez, Ana Gabriela Quiles. Juniors Masculino: Carlos Lora, Carli Musteliel.