Round Table
Shirley Bethke
Mary Carpenter
Sandy McIntyre
Dee Hicks
, Editor
News All inanimate objects can move just enough to get in your way.

Vol. XX, No. 15 King's Gate Club - a 55+ community, Nokomis, Florida April 21, 2007

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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7:00P Pinochle
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8:00A Aerobics
8:30A Water Ex
10:00A Quilting I
11:00A Mvmt-Health
1:00P Dup Bridge
2:30P 9-Hole Golf
7:00P Billiards-L
7:00P Cribbage
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9:00A Adv Line Dance
9:00A Beg Dig Camera (Act Rm)
12:30P Ceramics
1:00P Bowling
2:00P Stained Glass
7:00P Bingo
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8:00A Aerobics
8:30A Water Ex
10:00A Golf(L) BirdBay
11:00A Mvmt-Health
2:30P Golf(L) Calusa
7:00P Poker(L)
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9:00A Beg Line Dance
9:30A Bible Study
1:00P Stained Glass
2:30P 9-Hole Golf(M)-Waterford
5:00P Solo's
7:00P Poker (M)
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8:00A Aerobics
8:30A Water Ex
10:30A Cmptr Users
1:00P Scrabble
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8:15A Coffee
9:00A RT Mtg

NEWSLETTER CHANGE:   For the next several weeks, please give all articles for the newsletter to Mary Carpenter.   She may be reached at - recnmec@mail.com - or you may deliver a message to her clip at 202 Squire Ct.     Reminder - the deadline for articles for the newsletter is 10:00 AM Thursday mornings.       ---Thank you,   Dee Hicks, Editor

HEALTHLINE:   Janet Meryweather, 249 Castle Drive will be going to Dana-Farber Cancer Center in Boston on April 25th for a PET/CT scan for stage 3 Melanoma.  Your cards may be sent to her northern address and prayers are appreciated.

Tom Conway, 120 Camelot Drive has been hospitalized for further treatment.  Your prayer and cards are appreciated.

Tom Dowling, 196 Castle Drive has finished most of his chemotherapy and Electra radiation.  The doctors will wait for six weeks and will perform more testing.  He is out walking with his family and his spirits are good.  Your continued prayers are most welcomed.       ---Rae Burmaster, Healthline

SOLO'S:   The Solo's will meet on Thursday April 26th at Rosebuds.  Please be there by 4:30 PM.   Sign up on the sheet in the Hall.  Wear Name-tags.   Thank you.       ---Mary Jane Chistopherson

NEW LOCATION:   Large items for disposal i.e. appliances, TV's, doors, etc. are to be dropped off in the 8 acres against the fence just before the boat parking area begins.       Thanks,  Charles - Manager KGC

WW II MOVIES:   I want to thank everyone who joined us this season.  Tuesday saw the Liberation of Paris and the fall of Hitler the next spring, so I think the war is over for this year.  Next year if anyone wants to join us we'll branch out and watch some other things I've recorded.       ---Wren

VIDEOS:   Two new DVD's..The Holiday - Bobby - Donated by club member The Break Up.       ---Jean Ickes

HISTORIAN:   Betty Agricola, Sue Logan and Shirley Bethke will update and maintain the historical records of Kings Gate Club.

SAFETY COMMITTEE:   Safety Committee continues to seek summer captains for the summer months.  Call Art Burmaster at 412-9224 for further details.   NOTE: You do not need to sign up for safety patrol for the entire month.

TRAVEL:   April 24, 2007 Tuesday:  Andre Rieu, bus loading at 2:45 PM, leaving at 3:00 PM at the Clubhouse.

Thanksgiving cruise, sponsored by VIP World Travel, on Holland American November 13-23, 2007, similar to the one we are doing in January 2008.  If these are better dates for you and you could not join us in January you might be interested in this.  The owners, Allan and Sue Knops will host this trip.  For more information see Mary Lou.

LADIES LUNCHEON FOR MAY:   Join us on Thursday May 10th at 11:30 AM at Venice Art Center.  You may sign up for reservations and menu choice in the back of the Hall starting this morning.  No money needed now.  You will pay at the restaurant - $16.00, which covers everything - lunch, coffee or tea, tax and tip.  Any questions call Mary Jane Christopherson 486-1739

NOTES FROM CHARLES CLOTFELTER, OUR MANAGER:   Charles attended the Round Table meeting last Saturday.  He asks that each resident stop in the office before they leave for the summer and "check out."  That way any mail to be sent from the office will be sent to the correct address.....Also, prepare the outside of your home for the summer before you leave.  Do not leave any objects outside which could be a danger in a storm.....Make provisions for the care of your landscaping during the summer, and advise the office who will be doing this work for you.

PRESIDENT'S CUP GOLF TOURNAMENT AND BANQUET:   The weather cooperated last Sunday afternoon (after a very rainy morning) and, while it was very windy, a good-sized group of golfers enjoyed a pleasant afternoon golfing at Calusa Lakes.  This was followed by a delicious catered dinner at KGC clubhouse.  Tom Patricca, President of our Board of Directors, gave a humorous talk on cups and then presented the President's Cup.  Names to be engraved are Jim Breitwieser, John Marray, Jim Alex, Bob Cook, Bob Mathieu, Alex Ferris, John Zanardo, Sue Simmons, Pat Smith, Jim Hyde, Arlene Herbert, Janice Cook, Lorraine Quirion, Jean Thurston, Sandy Garver and Fred Bethke.   Each person winning received a "golf trophy."  Hitting closest to the pin on the course were Joan Smatko and Nancy Breitwieser.  A number of non-golfing spouses also attended the dinner.  This was the Third Annual Tournament and A BIG THANKS is given to Vic Griseto and Jim Breitwieser, who planned this event.

A RESIDENT REMINISCES:   Biographies of KGC residents will continue in the Fall.

THOUGHTS:   It never ceases to amaze me how many willing hands there are at the Club.  There have been so many fun activities at KGC this past season.  And always when a Chairperson is needed, someone volunteers for the job.  I always tell outsiders that if a club resident needed help, they could knock at any door in the Club and there would be someone there to help them.  What a wonderful feeling!  Life at KGC is good!!!       ---SJB


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