Villagers Got to “Meet the Candidates” on August 21
Monthly Meetings / Village Governance

Villagers Got to “Meet the Candidates” on August 21

Friends of the Village (FOV) presented its 9th Annual Meet the Candidates Night on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at 6 pm in the Performing Arts Center’s Dining Room 1. The event was open without charge to all residents and their guests. Residents and their guests were encouraged to attend to help each individual cast an informed ballot … Continue reading

Five Evening Meetings Planned for 2018
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Five Evening Meetings Planned for 2018

  Meet our new Board on the “About/Join/Leadership” page. President Mike Straziuso (front row, left) is planning some major changes to accomplish our mission of providing residents with accurate, timely Village information — aided by Vice President/Programs Steve Stanfill, Secretary Heather Gerson (back row, left), and Treasurer Aloha Saxon. In 2018, Friends of the Village … Continue reading

Issues of “Compliance” Were Discussed October 27
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Issues of “Compliance” Were Discussed October 27

  Issues of compliance confront Laguna Woods Village residents in various ways. To address this sometimes-thorny subject, Francis Rangel (left), Operations Manager, Village Compliance Department, discussed “The Ins and Outs of Compliance” at the monthly Friends of the Village meeting, Friday, October 27, at 2 pm in the Laguna Woods Village Performing Arts Center, Dining … Continue reading

“Meet the Candidates” Was Held August 24
Monthly Meetings / Village Governance

“Meet the Candidates” Was Held August 24

SEE VIDEO BELOW Friends of the Village Annual “MEET THE CANDIDATES” NIGHT Thursday, August 24, 2017, 5 pm Performing Arts Building, Dining Room 1 This program was video-recorded and will be broadcast on Village Television: Saturday, September 9th at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 13th at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 19th at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, September … Continue reading

May General Meeting Focused on HOA Income vs. Assessments
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May General Meeting Focused on HOA Income vs. Assessments

General Meeting Friday, May 26, 2017 Laguna Woods Village Performing Arts Center Dining Room 1 A FREE MEETING FOR LAGUNA WOODS VILLAGE RESIDENTS AND THEIR GUESTS ONLY How to Make the Village More Affordable: Potential Revenue Sources Speakers (from left) MARTY LOPATA, Resident with Extensive HOA Experience BOB HATCH, Resident, Friends of the Village Board Member, … Continue reading

VMS Board Reported on Its First Year
Monthly Meetings / Village Governance

VMS Board Reported on Its First Year

Meeting Notes, FOV January 27, 2017, Meeting   Past President Joan Milliman opened the meeting at 2:15 pm with apologies at the delay. She filled in and took several GRF-related questions from an audience numbering 36.  Mike Straziuso (shown below, right) arrived at 2:25 pm and introduced Tony Libatore (below, left), the current President of … Continue reading

Friends of the Village Does Not Endorse Candidates in Any Village Election
Village Governance

Friends of the Village Does Not Endorse Candidates in Any Village Election

From Cathy Brians, President, and Joan Milliman, Past-President Friends of the Village (FOV) does not and has not endorsed specific candidates in any Village election. We do, however, sponsor candidate workshops and Meet the Candidate forums. We are an educational club, presenting information only. We wish the best to all candidates and thank them for … Continue reading