Congratulations to Mike and Lana Ellis who have lived at 4100 Sheffield since 2012 for being selected as November Yard of the Month. Mike is retired from BNFF Railroad and Lana is a busy housewife who constantly contributes time to neighborhood activities. They have two sons and two grandchildren. Mike has been active with the HOA, serving on the board in past years. Anyone who knows Mike and Lana have probably stopped by their home to enjoy a few minutes visiting in their chairs that face the pond. They always welcome visitors and provide seasonal decorations that help beautify Clayton Pond.
Regards, HOA Board
Congratulations to Jim and Denise (Peabody) Svetgoff. Denise and her late husband, Gary Peabody. bought their house at 108 Berkshire 28 years ago. Jim and Denise married a year and a half ago. Jim is a retired chemist who worked for Baker Hughes, Clariant, and Devon, and was involved in pipeline corrosion in the oil and gas field. Many know Denise, retired from her physical therapy work, as an avid worker in our neighborhood. She has served on the HOA board numerous times, and spends countless hours working in our entry flowerbeds to help beautify Clayton Pond. She decorates the entrances for Christmas holiday season and volunteers for other activities like Octoberfest, Easter Egg hunt and more.
We are lucky to have Jim and Denise as very active residents and their last comment when getting the award is that "they love all of their wonderful friends and neighbors."
Thank you both for contributing to the beauty of Clayton Pond.
Belatedly, Congratulations to David and Jeanie Gallman, recipients of September Yard of the Month, who live at 4104 Ainsley Ct. David and Jeanie are retired and both are Master Gardners. That explains their beautiful Country Garden and landscape. They have two daughters and 15 grandchildren. Drive by and take a look at one of the yards that makes Clayton Pond a great place to live.
Congratulations to Darren and Linda Metzger who are recipients of August Yard of the month. They reside at 4009 Sheffield and have lived in Clayton Pond for 3 years. Darren works in the AWAC Division at Tinker Airforce Base and Linda spends time collecting quilts and being a stay at home mom/grandmom. They have 3 children and 2 grandchildren. They are constantly looking for additional ways to improve their beautiful landscape.
Congratulations to Brian and Amber Cogbill for being selected July Yard of the Month.
Brian and Amber have lived at 4100 Devon for 21 years and have spent the last few months adding to their landscaping. They are currently working on rebuilding their 2 decks and pergola in the back yard.
They are parents to Riley and Cade Cogbill. Brian is funeral director for Smith Kernke Funeral Home and Amber works for American Fidelity.
Thanks Brian and Amber for the pride you have in your property and adding to the beauty of Clayton Pond.
Congratulations to Drs. Clyde and Yvonne Montgomery for being awarded June Yard of the Month. They have lived at 4009 Eaton Place in Clayton Pond for 30 years. Both are retired professors from Langston University. As you can see, they enjoy working in their yard and being a beautiful example and a high bar to reach for others who want to attain Yard of the Month.
Congratulations Clyde and Yvonne.
Clayton Pond HOA Board
The HOA Board is proud to announce the launch of the neighborhood Yard of the Month.
Thanks to Mary Piotrowicz for initiating this program.
The May Yard of the Month goes to Bob and Kay Brewer who live at 4009 Devon. The Brewers have lived in Clayton Pond for 18 years and one of Bob's favorite past times is working in his yard. His endeavors have certainly paid off. Bob stated that 'God provided the landscape and he just works to do what he can to keep it beautiful.'
Thanks Bob and Kay for helping make Clayton Pond an attractive subdivision.
We look forward to giving a June award to another deserving neighbor. We hope this will be an inspiration to all to tend to your lawns and outside decor to make Clayton Pond a coveted place to live.
Pictures above are Mary Piotrowicz (program coordination), Bob Brewer (May recipient), and Charlotte Goddard (HOA Treasurer).
Clayton Pond's Annual Fall Festival was a great success and the weather turned out to be quite nice. The kids had some really fun costumes resulting in tough decisions for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.