CROSSVILLE — The Christmas season is fast approaching. I would like to wish each and everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. I hope you are blessed with the true meaning of Christmas. We have a lot of challenges ahead of us next year, with the membership voting down a dues increase, but that is not going to stop us from making 2013 a great year for the Lake Tansi POA. People will have to realize trying to maintain the amenities and buildings is getting less and less affordable each year. Small things add up, like lounge chairs at the beach and swimming pool, repairs to the swimming pool, upgrades to the cabins, rental boats are things that should be done automatically. But with budget cuts we are, again, just putting a band aid on our amenities and buildings. The POA should be able to provide the best for our members and guests. I have asked Ricci Saeger of the FAC Committee to help me put together a committee and start a planning for new amenities and buildings with the input of our membership and involving our community. I welcome anyone with a background in drafting or artistry to join us. This is not going to be a one man show or based solely on a committee. This is going to be a membership based and community-involved project. It is time to stop throwing good money at bad ideas. This is the future of Lake Tansi. We need to work together to bring a new beginning to Lake Tansi, to bring changes to all of our amenities and buildings, so that people who live here or visit will be proud of a premier resort. People need to be able to believe that something is really going to be done. That’s what I am working toward. There is no reason why this can’t happen if we come together as one. Feel free to call or come by the POA Office to see me with any ideas you might have. Again, I hope you and your family has a blessed Christmas.
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Tansi Security Police attains new equipment and new officer
The Lake Tansi Security Police has acquired a trainee, new vehicle from the 1033 Program and body armor due to the generosity of the Rotary Club and VEC.
Tansi welcomes Medley as recreation director
Lake Tansi has experienced a whirlwind of ups and downs in regards to retaining a recreations director. When Ken Soncrant resigned, POA Director Gary Dillon hired Betty Gates who had worked in recreations management at Fairfield Glade.
Epic Independence Day celebration set at Lake Tansi
The Lake Tansi Recreations Department has planned an epic Independence Day celebration that will brighten the stars on your flags. The celebration will start Friday, July 4th and continue through the weekend with family friendly activities and entertainment that is inspired by classic Americana fun.
Tansi bids a bittersweet farewell to Brenda Toodle
Brenda Toodle has made quite an impact on Lake Tansi in her nearly two decades of being a resident. Before her move back to Michigan, her many friends held a farewell reception on May 28 at the Thunderbird to send their best wishes with her.
Tansi launches Operation Safe Community
You may have heard that a neighborhood watch group is being established again in Tansi. After a recent break-in in our neighborhood, my wife, Paula, talked with Lt. Gary Howard of the Sheriff’s Department to see what we, as a neighborhood, could do to minimize crime in Tansi.
Lake Tansi Golf Club honored for support of veterans
Naval Master Chief Dennis Sassenger II, stationed in Hawaii, visited his father, our own Dennis Sassenger, in Lake Tansi. He was so impressed with the way he was treated as a guest and veteran at the golf course that he returned home and started the process of thanking us for the welcome and support he received.
Lake Tansi celebrates Memorial Day in a big way
Memorial Day is a time to reflect upon those of our fallen troops who gave their lives to preserve America’s values and freedoms. To those soldiers and their families we give our greatest admirations and deepest appreciation. Knowing what Memorial Day is about gives reason to pause, to pray and to share in those hard won freedoms with family and friends.
Never too soon to start water safety lessons
Lake Tansi would like to encourage everyone who enjoys the water to play safely. Lake Tansi has such wonderful amenities, including the lake and pools, but playing it safe is better than not playing at all.
On the Hook with the Pan Fish Club
Hook, line and sinker, the Lake Tansi Pan Fish Anglers Club has enjoyed the first half of its fishing season.
The Mike Steinmann/Salvation Army Golf Tournament set for July 26
The seventh annual Mike Steinmann/Salvation Army Golf Tournament is set for this year on Saturday, July 26 at the Lake Tansi Golf Course.
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