August 31, 2002
[Times photo: James Borchuck]
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How to handle the chronic complainer
Question: Our condo's rather inexperienced board is trying hard to do the right things and has the support of almost all the residents. But three highly critical individuals are causing a lot of turmoil. They disrupt meetings and harass everyone with letters and e-mail. How do we deal with these obnoxious pests?
TOPIC: "Road Map to Ownership," free home-buyer seminar. SPONSOR: Century 21 East Lake and Abraham Mortgage. WHERE: Century 21 East Lake Realty, Shoppes at Boot Ranch, 782 East Lake Road, Palm Harbor. WHEN: 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays. COST: Free. CALL: (727) 409-4583.
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