Welcome to Bentana Woods West Cluster Association

Developed by Bennett of Virginia in the 1970′s, our Cluster of 108 ‘California Townhomes’ at the Southern end of North Shore Drive is in the Tall Oaks section of Reston. The community lies on a total of 17 acres, 10 of which are common areas with open grass, tot lots and stands of trees which are certified as a Backyard Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation. Please come and visit us.

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Metro’s Silver Line Opens July 26th!

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The long-awaited arrival of Metro’s Silver Line Phase One – adding four stations in Tysons Corner (McLean, Tysons Corner, Greensboro, Spring Hill) and terminating at the Wiehle-Reston East Station — finally has an official opening date of July 26th.  Sadly, not in time to ease travel into the district for July 4th festivities, but it will finish out the summer season and provide another means of getting in and out of the city for local commuters and tourists west of the beltway.

For more information, check out the Washington Post and official Silver Line Metro website.

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Save the Dates!

BWWCA C&OC Save The Date 2014

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June/July Newsletter

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Board of Directors Elections

  • Have you ever wondered how things get done for the cluster or who makes cluster policy and the rules governing the cluster?
  • Now is the time to consider making a difference in the cluster.

The Bentana Woods West Cluster Board of Directors elections will be held on April 27th and we need candidates for openings on the board.

Qualifications? Live in the cluster either as an owner or a renter.

Time Involved? One meeting a month during the first week of the month.

How do I apply? Just write a short bio and either call the election coordinator Becky Totten at 571.723.9967 or send her an email at rebeccatotten@gmail.com.

The election is April 27th.  Please let Becky know by April 7th that you would like to run for the BWWCA Board of Directors.

This is your chance to put your ideas into action.

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March/April Newsletter

March/April 2014 Newsletter

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NO Trash Service for Feb 13th or 14th Due to Snowstorm

From: Rinker, Rachel
Sent: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 2:48 PM
Subject: Winter Storm Preparation
Importance: High

Good Afternoon —

As many of us are aware there are mixed predictions regarding snowfall accumulations in our area across the next several days. As of right now our area is slated to begin receiving snow/ sleet Wednesday evening with accumulations between 4-8” throughout the night. If we receive these snowfall amounts our crews will likely NOT be servicing on Thursday, February 13th. They also call for the snow to continue throughout the day Thursday with some predictions calling for over a foot of snow at end. Depending on how long and how much snow the DC area receives our crews may also NOT be servicing Friday, February 14th.

The main issue at this time is that our service is going to depend on how much snow we receive and when and how it hits our area. I will update everyone as soon as our crews can determine if it will be safe for service on Thursday and will continue to update into Friday. Please pay close attention to my emails and be on the lookout for continued updates.

As always, our #1 priority is Safety for all and we appreciate your patience during this weather event.

Rachel Rinker
HOA Account Specialist
AAA Recycling & Trash Removal
Republic Services
(571) 328-7552 (Office)
(703) 568-5079 (Mobile)
(571) 328-7640  (Fax)
rrinker@republicservices.com

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January/February Newsletter

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Due to circumstances beyond our control, we were unable to send this edition of the newsletter to print.  In the meantime, we will be working on the March/April issue.

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Meadowlark’s Winter Walk of Lights

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Meadowlark’s Winter Walk of Lights is open for the 2013 season from 5:30 to 10 pm, seven days a week from November 15 to January 6th.  Check their schedule for any special events and entertainment that you may be interested in seeing while you’re there.

A limited number of tickets are available at the gate, so you may be better off planning ahead and purchasing your entry for specific dates through TicketFly ($1 off weekday admission using the code: SITE13).

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Communications and Outreach Survey

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Please take a few minutes out of your day to complete our survey.

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Meadowlark’s Winter Walk of Lights

Meadowlark's Winter Walk of Lights

Visit Meadowlark’s Winter Walk of Lights from November 16th  - January 6th to experience over 500,000 LED lights and displays that bring Meadowlark Botanical Gardens to life!  Imagine the beauty of Meadowlark’s renowned gardens transformed into a winter wonderland, including a flowing stream of softly glowing lights. Marvel at the two story animated fountain, stroll past the Gingerbread Village, and explore the beauty of nature like you’ve never seen it. This event is sure to be the highlight of your holiday season!

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