The monthly news summary from Lantana as published in The Cross Timbers Gazette.
Early summer means lots of pool time, walks on the Hiking and Cycling trails, and fun activities at the Lantana Community Event Center. Be sure to log into the Lantana Community Association website at lantanalive.com so you don’t miss anything and stay connected to our community.
Relax, unwind and socialize as you get to know your HOA associate staff (there are some new faces) and find out what’s going on in the community at Happy Hour with the Manager on Thursday, June 9 from 5:30 to 19:00 at the Event Center Lantana Community, 1301 Haverford Ln. Appetizers and soft drinks will be provided. RSVP at lantanalive.com.
Lantana’s 11th annual Earth Day was held on April 30 with the successful collection of household hazardous waste at the North Amenity Center. It was the largest turnout ever with 162 vouchers exchanged by citizens.
Fresh Water Supply District #6 board members Max Miller and Donna Robichaux were re-elected to their seats on May 7. In FWSD #7, incumbent David Ware and newcomer Trippy Saxton were the top two vote winners.
Lantana resident Amy Bundgus defeated incumbent Doug Chadwick on May 7 for a seat on ISD’s Denton Board of Trustees. Bundgus campaigned against what he called an inappropriate book, Social Emotional Learning and Critical Race Theory.
A new song by a young Afghan — co-written and co-produced by Lantana resident MJ Brickey — “is the national anthem for an oppressed world.” Find the song on YouTube by searching for “No Rights to Breathe.”
Two Lantana primary schools will have new principals this August. Sarah Critton, assistant principal of EP Rayzor Elementary School, has been appointed as the new principal. Assistant Principal of Blanton Elementary School Landon Turrubiarte has been appointed principal at his school.
Rob Myers was recently appointed head band director at Guyer High School. Myers is well known in musical circles and served as band director at Flower Mound High School for more than eight years.
The unveiling of the new splash pad at the Lantana Community Event Center has been postponed again, this time due to the missing piece being caught in the supply chain, according to the Lantana Community Association.
Dutch Bros Coffee is expected to open later this month in Downtown Lantana Phase II opposite FM 407 from Kroger. Next door to Dutch Bros in a new strip center under construction are Petbar, Premier Martial Arts, a bank and a few other as-yet-unnamed businesses. Brakes Plus and Whataburger will also be coming to shopping malls at the end of the year.
Women’s League Closing the Year of Success
Lantana Women’s League ends its 16th gameth year as a local not-for-profit organization on May 31 – fostering fellowship and giving back to the community.
Thanks to our generous members, donors and sponsors, the league was able to raise more than $49,000 to help local charities and families at risk in Denton County including Cloud 9 Charities, Ranch Hand Rescue, Bob’s House of Hope, Refuge for Women, CASA of Denton County, and Humane Tomorrow.
As we look forward to next year, the newly elected board for the 2022-2023 membership year will begin planning in June starting with the Annual Membership Kick Off on August 16th.
For more information on Lantana Women’s League activities, events and special interest groups, please visit LantanaLadiesLeague.com or visit the Lantana Women’s League Facebook page.
-Submitted by Kathy Hummell, Vice President of LLL