Author Archives: Don Hedman

Manatee County Sheriff’s Office Charity Drive

The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office is involved in a charity drive this holiday season to collect clothes/underwear for children all ages for the Child Protection Department. This is the division that removes kids from their homes, and then works with Sarasota Safe Children’s … Continue reading

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Food Truck Thursday Schedule

Food Truck Thursday at Covered Bridge Estates is an opportunity for residents to take the night off from cooking and swing by the Clubhouse for some good food provided by local food trucks.  The goal is to provide at least … Continue reading

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Holiday Decorating Contest 2018

The Board of Directors is sponsoring a Holiday Decorating Contest to promote the holiday spirit and to see who has that “holiday magic” when decorating their homes. Judging will occur the week of December 10 and will take several evenings to … Continue reading

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Food Truck Update (12/9/18)

Thanks again for the wonderful turnout at Food Truck Thursday December 6.  South Philly Cheesesteaks reported selling  176 Cheesesteaks along with a ton of fries, tots, onion rings and lemonade.  They were quite pleased with the turnout and have asked to … Continue reading

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New Equipment in the Workout Room

Great news! We know many of you have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of the new treadmill in the Clubhouse exercise room, and we are happy to report that the NordicTrack Commercial 1750 was delivered on December 5! As always, … Continue reading

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… The County Is Repairing Our Sidewalks!

At a recent Board meeting, there was discussion about numerous sidewalks in our community posing a tripping hazard. Though residents are normally responsible for reporting these issues to the County, some members of the Board went through the community recording … Continue reading

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2018 Fall Decorating Contest Winners

Thank you to the volunteer judges who went through the neighborhood on November 3, 2018 and selected the two winners of the Fall Decorating contest.  The winner of the Halloween theme was Gabriel and Michael Mercado-Ortiz on 3935 Day Bridge … Continue reading

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New Sidewalk on Halls Mill Crossing

The completion of the sidewalk on Halls Mill Crossing by the mailboxes is being installed by the County.  This section of sidewalk was never completed for some reason and the Covered Bridge Board asked the County if they would complete … Continue reading

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Storage Lot Surface Repair

UPDATE 09/05/2018:  The storage lot repair has been completed today but needs to dry before vehicles can be allowed back in. We were advised that it would be Monday before it is ready for use. Those with storage lots that need … Continue reading

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Manatee County Rules for Picking Up Yard Waste

How should my yard waste be handled so it can be picked up by the County?  The following excerpt from the Manatee County website should provide you with the needed information to ensure that your tree trimmings and other yard … Continue reading

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