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Southfork News “FOR THE RESIDENTS, BY THE RESIDENTS” Happy Father’s Day

June 2011 Hurricane season is Here!

What makes a Dad?

God took the strength of a mountain The majesty of a tree The warmth of the summer sun, The calm of a quiet sea, The generous soul of nature, The comforting arm of night, The wisdom of the ages, The power of the eagle’s flight, The joy of a morning in spring, The faith of a mustard seed, The patience of eternity, The depth of a family need, Then God combined these qualities, When there was nothing more to add, He knew his masterpiece was complete, And so, He called it…..Dad!!!!

Hurricane season is upon us and officially starts on the st 1 of June. Before the wind starts to blow, there are a few items that you should stow. Once we get information from the weather bureau that a possible hurricane is nearing the Tampa area we should all be ready and follow the advice of the officials. It’s a good idea to put away any of your lawn decorations and or furniture that could become airborne missiles in a forceful wind. Don’t forget sidewalk lighting fixtures, wind chimes, flags and potted plants! These items along with any patio furniture are best moved to your shed/garage for the duration of the storm. Make sure you have items available to use and packed including can foods, medicines etc. that should be ready if any evacuation is necessary. Heed the warning!!!!!!!

Be safe, Not sorry((((((((

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Newsletter Information Note, any information to be placed in the newsletter, must be submitted between the 1st and 15th of every month. Please contact the editor (Phyllis Grossi Grossi) at 567-6105 6105 or drop off the information at 11150 Mesquite Dr. All newsletters can be viewed in color on the web site @ www.floridacommunities.com (click on Southfork at bottom of page.)

Park News PARK NEWS is delivered twice a month to Southfork from Zephryhills. Contact here in Southfork is Jim Morvatz to submit articles @437 @437-4782

Off Office of Southfork 10808 U.S. 98, Dade City, Fl 33525 Phone: (352) 523-0022, 0022,

Fax: (352)523 (352)523-0611

ASSOCIATION OFFICERS: President

Dot Cady

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Vice President

Jim Morvatz

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Secretary

Craig Whitbeck

2011

Treasurer

Phyllis Grossi

2011

Directors: Tom Geyer

2011

Bill Laforest

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Tony Trubiano

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Jim Peltier

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Bob Lynch

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After Hours: (352)206--4080


Sick List. Dorothy Eberhart

Lou Doten

Kathy Myers

Neva Morris Garth Guyette

Get Well Wishes To All! In Memoriam Patsy Ruffner

Resident passed away

Chuck Rouer

Resident passed away

Shirley Durocher

Brother passed away

Our condolences to the family and friends!

New Residents Jim & Linda Leaney Jim & Kay Fielder

11203 Palamino 11033 Maverick

Louise Murray 11125 Ewing Beverly Block

10933 Tumbleweed

Welcome to our Community of Southfork!

F.A.T.H.E.R.S “F” aithful “A” lways there “T” rustworthy “H” onoring “E” ver-loving “R” righteous “S” supportive

LOVE TO ALL FATHERS AND GRANDFATHERS


from the Association President Dear Friends, Where has the time gone? Many of our friends have headed UP home. They will be missed! Now we can enjoy each other and being able to park nearer the stores (smile.) Work will soon begin on the floors at the clubhouse. Watch the large sign for updates! If you have always wanted to learn to play some of the Card games, play Bunco or Bingo, now is the time. We have willing helpers….don’t worry about making mistakes, even those of us who play regularly do. Men’s Club, Women’s Club and the Choices group will be going out to Breakfast, Brunch or Lunch. Check the Bulletin Board…….. HELP, HELP, HELP IS NEEDED! 1. I am working on an “emergency calling list, Please volunteer to be a caller. 2. Would you like to have a Sunday afternoon Pizza party or Ice Cream Special or a Sausage, Gravy Breakfast or ______________________(you fill in the blank.) I am willing to organize, but need YOUR HELP!

Call me!

Dot Cady _____________________________________________________________________________________

Trash Pickup and Recycling Trash Pick-up: Scheduled for Wednesdays and Saturdays. Recycling (curbside Blue Bag program): Check your newsletter calendar for scheduled Saturday pickup of all glass and plastic containers Newspapers: a recycling bin stands out in the RV section in back of Brahman Drive. Newspapers only, please.


From the Manager’s Office First we would like to say "thank you" to all of you that showed up for the "meet the managers" social. We were amazed and pleased at the number of residents that showed up! We only wish we had time to meet everyone personally that attended. Thank you for the warm welcome! A Friendly Reminder: Now down to some business. One of the responsibilities we have been charged with is to ensure all residents follow the rules and regulations established for the community. Please understand that these rules were put in place to help keep Southfork a community where people, like yourselves, would want to live. And, occasionally, we all need to be reminded of some of those rules and regulations. One area that has been brought to our attention where some "reminding" might be needed is the pool area. Rule #4 states that "no alcoholic beverages are to be consumed in the pool area ‌. unless the Board of Directors of the Homeowners Association approves the use thereof for a special Homeowners Association function". Also, rule #2 states that, "No guests will be permitted at the swimming pool ‌. without resident supervision". We want everyone to enjoy the pool but we also need to ensure that we abide by the established rules. If you do not have an updated copy of the rules (revised 1/1/09), please stop by our office to get your copy. Some Trash Talk: Another area we would like to address is trash, specifically yard waste and white goods (dishwashers, stoves, water heaters, etc.). Some residents have been dumping yard waste down in the RV storage area. Please understand that area is not a dumping ground and yard waste does not make a suitable pothole filler. During the last big rainstorm our backyard neighbors brought to our attention that leaves that and been dumped in the road adjacent to the RV storage area washed down into their driveways and yards. This does not help to maintain a "neighborly" relationship with our neighbors. The waste collection company that we use will collect yard waste. All you need to do is leave it by your driveway, like your regular trash, and they will pick it up on Wednesday and Saturday. Just remember to cut and bundle branches and twigs in 4' lengths and bag leaves and other trimmings before you put them out for collection. One of the things we are looking at is to provide a dumpster specifically for yard waste in the spring and fall. Hopefully, that will help (and inspire) with the spring and fall cleaning of our yards. We also need to remind folks that the dumpster located near the RV area is for community management use and not for general residents' use. If you have something that you feel needs to be put in the dumpster, please ask us or Andrew for the okay to do so. Regarding white goods; the company we use will also collect these items, but for an additional fee. The fee schedule for those items will be posted on the bulletin board in the clubhouse. We are also looking at other arrangements for collection of those items. We will let you know what alternatives we can provide once we get something in place. As we said in the "meet the managers" social, we are open to your ideas and suggestions for maintaining the nature and operation of Southfork. After all, it is your community. John & Sandi


Women’s Club On May 4th, 32 Ladies met in the clubhouse for their monthly meeting. I would like to thank Joann Bowman, Dee Dee Southerland, Shirley Tiratto and Betty Toney for doing the social part of the meeting. The minutes of the previous meeting and all reports were read and approved. Shirley Tiratto honored the person who had been married the longest, it was Joann Bowman with 61 years (to the same man) and she got a gift card of $20.00. Willie Stoever also got a gift card of $20.00 for having the combined most children and grandchildren which was (35). We had a good laugh when we asked the ladies to tell all the sayings that their mother told them when growing up. One of the answers was “You better wear a clean pair of underwear in case you get into an accident.” We concluded that it did not matter where you grew up in any state or any country, all mothers had the same sayings. On June 19th, we will celebrate Father’s Day with an Ice Cream social at 3:00pm. November 2nd, we will have a Baby Shower and this will be hosted by Willie Stoever and her committee. Please look for baby clothes over the summer months for this big charity affair. November 19th, we will have our annual bazaar and again we will be making baskets to be raffled like the other years. Next month on June 1st, we will be going to Village Inn at 11:00am and this will replace our monthly meeting. I also want to thank all the ladies who brought food for Day Star, it is very well appreciated. PS Shirley Rouer, head of our Charity Committee, has lost her husband Chuck who has been very sick for a long time. As soon as Shirley feels strong enough, we will have a get together to remember Chuck, as he was a big part of Southfork. We are missing him a lot, especially at Bingo, when he would come with all of his stuffed animals and toys. Marielle, President PS BABY BOTTLES Please bring to the June meeting any baby bottles you have from the Pregnancy Center to collect change donations. If you decided to not fill it, also bring back empty bottles. Thank you for your participation in this project. Shirley Rouer


Southfork’s Mens Club The Men’s Club met on May 5 and completed plans for the ladies breakfast on May 7th. All of the men joined in on work assignments and the result was a great time for all. The Southfork ladies were treated to a nice meal and we thank them for coming to enjoy “their” day. I want to say thanks to all the men who worked so hard to make this event a success! We will gather at Smitty’s Smokehouse on Thursday, June 2, 2011, for breakfast and a short, informal meeting. Hope to see you all there. Don Duarte, Chairperson

Thank You Southfork

On Tuesday afternoon, May 10, 2011, at 2 pm the Southfork Community Hall was packed with over 100 residents who came to meet our New Manager’s, John & Sandi Bartoszek. Paul Johnston, who is taking care of all the Heiler Communities introduced the two of them to their new community neighbors. Paul also mentioned just a few of the many items on the agenda here at Southfork to be either replaced or repaired here and to make this the grandest place to live. Paul then asked the residents if there were any questions especially for any of the noticed changes and a few did ask. It was such a delight to see so many of you there to greet them “our” way and to welcome them with open arms on the development and future of our great home here in “Southfork.” There were refreshments of Cookies and Iced Tea and Coffee and everyone seemed to be relaxed and enjoying their neighbors and talking of the great community we live in. Best of luck to both John & Sandi and I know you will do us proud in all of your accomplishments and I hope that we all live up to our promise of making this the best place to live in “Pasco County.” Submitted by, Phyllis Grossi


RECIPE: BAKED BANANA BLISS *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* INGREDIENTS: 4 Tablespoons butter 6 firm bananas 4 Ounces cream cheese, softened 4 Tablespoons sugar 1 Teaspoon cinnamon 1 Cup heavy cream whipped cream for garnish (optional) DIRECTIONS: Melt butter. Slice bananas lengthwise. Saute quickly over high heat. Place 1/2 of bananas in buttered 8 x 8-inch dish. Beat cream cheese with sugar and cinnamon. Spread 1/2 of mixture over banana. Top with remaining bananas and spread with remaining cheese mix. Pour cream over top; bake in 375 degrees oven for 20 minutes. Serve cool garnished with whipped cream or warm over vanilla ice cream.

The Golden Years

Whoever called them "Golden Years" Was talking through his hat. Our eyes go bad, we creak and groan, oh, oh.

Remember things? “We can't do that�. We lose our teeth, our hair grows thin, The people on TV mumble. And no one wants our "sound advice"; When we try to help -- they grumble. But we have something youth can't have. In work the young are mired; They have to earn their daily bread, Not us! -- cause we're retired!


RESTAURANT OF THE MONTH

THE ABBEY TAVERN 33640 State Rd 52 W St Leo, Fl 33574 Dine-In or Carry Out. Open at 11am Daily. 352-588-9844 This restaurant is located at the Greens and across the street from St Leo’s University. This is a restaurant that is easy to forget about because of the area it is located in and if not a golfer, you would not remember or know about it. It has a varied lunch menu starting with Appetizers such as Wings, Chips/Salsa, Beer Battered Onion Rings, Onion Straws, Mozzarella Sticks, Nachos, Cheese Quesadilla etc. and they also have soups and salads. Lunch is served until 4pm which includes ½ Pound Burgers, Footlong Hot Dogs,Grilled Cheese, Club Sandwich, Chicken Breast Sandwich, Steak or Chicken Philly, Tilapia sandwich, Chicken Fingers etc. At 4pm the lunch menu goes away and out come the dinner menu which starts with Appetizers such as Fried Calamari, ½ Pound Peel and eat Shrimp,Crab Cakes etc and again they offer soup and salads. Some of the entrees are, 4 types of pasta dishes such as,Fettuccine Alfredo, Red Pepper Pasta, Sicilian Shrimp Pasta and Chicken Parmesan, Chicken & Pork Dinners such as: Smothered Chicken,Grilled and Fried Pork Chops. They also offer Seafood dishes such as Fish & Chips, Tilapia Platter or a Captain’s Seafood Platter. Their Steak dinners are: Mesquite Grilled Sirloin (8oz), Mesquite Grilled Filet (8oz), Charred Ribeye (14oz), Sirloin for Two (24 oz)served with 4 sides. Every entrée is served with two sides such as: Garlic mashed potatoes, Baked potato, French fries, Cole Slaw, Soup of the day, Vegetables, House or Caesar Salad etc. So if you don’t want to travel far and want something a little different and away from all the traffic areas, stop by The Abbey and try it out, you might like it.


Newsletter Deliveries (Help Needed)

It has come to our attention that we need more people to help deliver the newsletter to every house here in Southfork. Our Block Captain Chairperson, Doris Grandy, explained to the Board that more people are needed for the deliveries of the Newsletters, Phone Directories and any other information given for delivery to reach every resident and all, “ Excess copies are to be returned back to the office manager”. So for every Street here in Southfork we need a “ Block Captain” and an “Alternate” in case the Block Captain is not available. Coverage is especially needed when any of the Block Captains are Snowbirds………………..So if you have a friend who like’s to walk, this venture should take no more the 15 minutes to a half hour every month and it will also give you a chance to get in some exercise. (smile) We need every street covered so please contact either Doris Grandy or Dot Cady and let them know you are available to help.

This is the month to honor the flag and all the troops and veterans who helped make this a free country. June 6th

D-Day

June 14th

Flag Day

Honor Veterans, Fly the Flag!!!!!

Honor Veterans , Fly the Flag!!!!

"I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."


Never look down on anybody, unless you're helping them up. To realize the value of a sister/brother ask someone who doesn't have one. To realize the value of ten years, ask a newly divorced couple. To realize the value of four years, ask a graduate. To realize the value of one year, ask a student who has failed a final exam. To realize the value of nine months, ask a mother who gave birth to a stillborn. To realize the value of one month, ask a mother who has given birth to a premature baby.. To realize the value of one minute, ask a person who has missed the train, bus or plane. To realize the value of one-second, ask a person who has survived an accident. Time waits for no one, treasure every moment you have. You will treasure it even more when you can share it with someone special. To realize the value of a friend or family member: LOSE ONE. The origin of this letter is unknown, but Remember.... Hold on tight to the ones you love!


Weather warning terms to know Tropical Depression---An organized system of clouds and thunderstorms with a defined surface circulation and maximum sustained winds of 38 mph or less. Tropical Storm---An organized system of strong thunderstorms with a defined surface circulation and maximum sustained winds of 39-73 mph Tornado Watch ----- Weather conditions favor the development of tornadoes. Stay home and be on alert for severe weather and prepare to take shelter. Tornado Warning ----- Funnel shaped clouds have been sighted nearby or detected by radar. Take shelter immediately! Don’t linger outside or go about everyday business. Hurricane---An intense tropical weather system of strong thunderstorms with a well-defined surface circulation and maximum sustained winds of 74 mph Hurricane/Tropical Storm Watch---Hurricane/tropical storm conditions are possible in the specified area, usually within 36 hours. Tune in to NOAA Weather Radio, commercial radio or television for information. Hurricane/Tropical Storm Warning---Hurricane/Tropical storm conditions are expected in the area usually with in 24 hours Hurricane Scale Category 1 ----- Winds are 74 to 95 mph with no real damage to building structures. Category 2 ----- Winds are 95 to 110 mph. There might be moderate damage to roofing, doors and windows Category 3 ----- Winds are 111 to 120 mph. Damage can be extensive with some structural damage. Category 4 ----- Winds are 131 to 155 mph. Some extreme damage will take place. Massive evacuation of residential areas inland as far as 6 miles may be required Category 5 ----- Winds are greater than 155 mph. Damage can be devastating. Some buildings may be blown over or away. Massive evacuation may be required of residential areas on low ground within 5 to 10 miles of the shoreline. Eye of the Hurricane The eye of the hurricane is located inside the circular region of maximum winds and is in many ways the most spectacular part of the storm. Strong winds may extend as much as 200 miles from the eye of the hurricane and tornados often spin off from these storms. As the eye of a hurricane approaches, winds diminish with amazing rapidity, from extreme violence to 15 mph or less. Rain ceases, and the middle cloud vanishes, low clouds often remain, but with breaks through which the sun may shine. As the eye moves past - usually in about an hour, the sequence of events is reversed, and increasing winds blow from the opposite direction. It is very dangerous both before and after the eye hits.


Birds in Your Backyard Create a bird-friendly habitat with plants that invite birds to your garden. Here are some tips to entice birds right to your own backyard.     

FOOD: Understanding a bird’s preferences will help you to determine which plants to grow. A seedeating chickadee will seek out daisy like flowers. Hummingbirds are happy with nectar from bee balm. SHELTER: Offer protection and a cozy spot with plants that say, “Come on in!” Pine trees and junipers are popular with many birds NESTING: Feather your nesting area with a few brush piles and untidy corners, less lawn grass, more weeds - example, thistles provide seeds and nesting materials for goldfinches. WATER: Birds enjoy a continual source of water for drinking and bathing, whether in a nearby pond or bird bath DON”T FORGET A FEEDER: When a bird’s natural plant food is waning, a well-placed feeder can catch a bird’s eye

When it all comes together, your garden just may become a bird’s favorite place to be!!!!! _____________________________________________________________________________________

If I had my life to live over         

I’d try not to make as many mistakes, next time I would relax, I would limber up I would be crazier then I’ve been this trip I know very few things I’d take seriously anymore I would take more chances, I would take more trips I would scale more mountains, I would swim more rivers And I would watch more sunsets I would eat more ice cream and fewer beans I would have more actual troubles and fewer imaginary ones.

You see…I was one of those people who lived seriously and sensibly and sanely, hour after hour and day after day. Oh, I’ve had my moments, and if I had to do it over again, I’d have many more of them. If I had to do it all over again, I’d travel lighter, much lighter than I have. I would start barefoot earlier in the spring, and stay that way later in the fall. And I would ride more merry-go-rounds, and catch more gold rings, and greet more people, and pick more flowers, and dance more often and love, kiss and hug more! Submitted by an 82 year old man in another state. You know you’re getting old if, 90% of your dreams are re runs!

Enjoy life to the fullest, thank God every morning for being able to see out that window into a bright world and feeling healthy and alive!!!!


SOUTHFORK SURVEY PLEASE COMPLETE AND RETURN BY JULY 1ST, 2011 DEPOSIT IN THE SUGGESTION BOX @ THE CLUBHOUSE OR MAIL TO: 10852 TUMBLEWEED DR DADE CITY, FL 33525 WE THE BOARD WOULD LIKE YOUR HELP AND INPUT FOR CONCERNS OR ISSUES THAT WE SHOULD ADDRESS TO THE OWNER’S WHEN WE MEET FOR NEGOTIATIONS ETC.

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Kitchen Island In Clubhouse!

This roving reporter, recently on the prowl, is proud to report on a recycle project undertaken by a few good men here at Southfork. Recently some residents had some remodeling done in their kitchen and in doing so removed their kitchen island to the curb with a “free” sign attached. Well, a neighbor just happened to be going by and noticed the freebie just sitting there. He went on to the Village Inn for dinner, all the while thinking, “just what could I use that island for”? On his way home the cabinet was still sitting at the curb so he went up the street to retrieve it with his 4-wheeled dolly. A day later during Monday morning coffee he mentioned to a couple of his comprades and esteemed colleagues, that he had the cabinet and what would they think of installing it in the clubhouse kitchen to increase counter and cabinet space? After a short executive session, some fast measurements and calculations led to the unusual site of seeing two men sitting on the tailgate of a pickup pulling that cabinet up the hill behind the truck on the dolly at the sizzling rate of speed of 7 MPH. The Monday morning clubhouse line dancers were shocked and awed to see that cabinet come thru the doors into the kitchen. The three highly skilled and mechanically adept cabinet installers then checked with John, the new manager for his approval, and then set upon the task of fitting the cabinet to the kitchen. After disassembly to square the cabinet and reattach the loose top and one to trip for Lowe's for new handles and corner trim the cabinet was reassembled, wiped clean of fingerprints and deemed finished and ready for immediate use. The next time you are in the vicinity stop at the clubhouse and check out this project. Then when you get a chance, please thank our elder statesman and his lovely bride, Chuck and Helen Stowe for their generosity in donating the cabinet and Pete Logoyda, Bob Downs and Jim Morvatz for their use of their skills to recycle the cabinet and put it too good use. This roving reporter is on the trail once again checking fences and working to bring you the latest and greatest in breaking news here at this place called Southfork.


Stray Cats in Southfork

I am writing this story at 3am on a Friday morning, April 22nd because of a few stray cats on our street who decided to come visit our carport and fight and then marking their territory by “messing” in the dirt next to the carport. Unfortunately, taking pity on these cats by regularly feeding them is the wrong thing to do. As long as there’s a limited amount of food for one cat in a neighborhood, the population kind of stays in balance. Upsetting the balance by setting out bowls of cat chow and water results in attracting more cats. We now have a family of 4 cats who have taken up residence on our street because of the feeding and they are using our carport and our neighbors as their playgrounds. The neighborhood “cat lovers” don’t realize that these cats may have flea and ear mite infestations and can spread diseases that can infect your own pet. There are no rabies vaccines or health checks for feline aids or feline leukemia for these cats. None of these females are spayed, nor are the males neutered and no way of knowing if this is indeed true because of younger cats hanging around. Property damage is attributed to feral cats and well as strays. Not only do they damage or destroy flower gardens and tear up trash, but they can ruin a car’s paint job and shred the screens on doors and windows. A male cat spraying to mark his territory can turn a porch into the foulest smelling place on earth. Rule #5 of the Southfork Rules and Regulations: A maximum of two small inside pets are permitted, however in order to be allowed to live in the community all pets must be registered in full compliance with the community’s established Pet Guidelines (incorporated herein by reference) Please everyone, stop and think before putting food out for these strays. Help to get rid of these unwanted animals by not feeding them and they will find homes elsewhere and not in our neighborhoods.

Submitted by, Phyllis


A SHOCKING DISCOVERY!! To go in another direction this roving reporter has decided to take on a different subject this month. In order to give you a little history this guy has been having electrical problems with my home for over a year now. Every now and then just a certain part of my house would lose electrical power. As you all know I have done extensive remodeling which resulted in having to extend some of the electric lines to accommodate new doors etc. In addition to the cosmetic changes I have made, I have also changed out every electrical outlet,switch, ceiling fan and light in the house. This house was built in 1992 and installed here at Southfork in 1993. I began to notice that many of the switches did not have a “crisp” feel to them when activated and the outlets were loose and cords plugged into them just did not feel tight enough to make a good connection. Because of the intermittent loss of power to just certain parts on the house I began paying particular attention to those circuits involved in trying to track down the electrical demons. After replacing all of those switches and outlets, I started testing the circuit breakers to the areas that were affected. All of those breakers would still be on and not “tripped” during those periods when the power would go out. This made me even more suspicious of certain things. At one point I called TECO and one of their technicians came out and inspected the meter base and the connections up to the meter. He pulled the meter and thoroughly cleaned the connections and told me that the problem was not in any of their equipment and that the problem must lie between the meter and the house. Of course this is now your responsibility as the homeowner. I then started by checking the connections in the outside breaker box and inside the home in the main electrical power box. All connections were tight and clean and not showing any sign of deterioration. Then I started replacing individual breakers on the circuits involved thinking that I must have a breaker getting old and going bad. Still the problem persisted very intermittentally. This problem was starting to drive me nuts. Finally my brother, who also lives in Florida, and is a electrician, came over this past weekend and we really tore into this problem. We finally diagnosed and solved the problem by replacing the main outside circuit breaker (150 AMP). The almost 20 year old breaker was very corroded where it makes the connection in the outside box which is exposed to all of Florida's extreme humidity. It also showed signs of being very hot because of trying to make the connection thru all of the corrosion. To add to our woes, the breakers originally used in these mobile homes is not available thru local Lowe's or Home Depot. We went from one electrical supplier to another for about 4 hours on a Saturday morning trying to find a replacement item. These breakers are extremely hard to find. Once the new breaker was properly installed my problem now seems to be solved. So if you have been having any similar problems in your home you might consider having your main breakers inspected for corrosion and just plain old age. The same goes for your switches and outlets. The mobile home manufacturers use the cheapest materials available when constructing these homes PLEASE DO NOT ATTEMPT ANY OF THIS TYPE OF REPAIR BY YOURSELF. ELECTRIAL PROBLEMS CAN BE VERY DANGEROUS! PLEASE UTILIZE THE EXPERTISE & SKILLS OF A QUALIFIED ELECTICIAN.


Let me Do It!!! Caring for the sick

Meal Preparation

House Cleaning

Painting

Sew Perfect Alterations

Memory Quilts

Pooch Sitting

Deep House Cleaning, $12 per hour

Computer Help Available

Add or Remove Flowerbeds Local area resident (father-in-law lives in Southfork) , willing to Tutor and give training, Installation of new equipment , In home service, Computer repair. Call for flat rate fee. Patrick Barnett @352-521-3234

Brand new 26 inch (Boys/Girl) bike.

Spotless Window Cleaning Auto Detailing, $75 and up Opening/Closing for Snowbirds Any other odd jobs!

Reasonable rates!

$80.00 or best offer. Call Harvey Barber 352-437-4228 or 814-490-4710

Reliable and on time!

Call Sherry Morvatz

C 352-999-2949 H 352-437-4782

Avon: Catalogs are available if interested. Please call Tanya or Bobby Hahn @ 567-7125 or email @ tbhahnfl@yahoo.com

Pet Sitting Will pet sit, at your house or mine. One, on one attention, not a kennel.

Pet Pix by Diane

Paula Campbell

Pet photography, Home, Fundraiser, Pet Parties etc.

10936 Tumbleweed Dr 352-437-4538

352-206-2368

Free

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Portable Potty Seat that fits over the commode (FREE)

I would like to rent your carport!

I need to store an operable antique car. Would anyone consider renting your carport? Car will be stored safely. Thank you!!!!! .

Call Ed Bittman 352-437-5139

Contact Pat Van De mark @ 523-1710 ___________________________________


Southfork

June 2011

Weekly Calendar of Events

Sunday : Church Of Your Choice …”May I” card game @6:30pm, 2nd, 4th and 5th weeks ____________________________________________________________________________________ Monday: Coffee @ 8am…… Line Dance @ 10am…… Women’s Poker @ 12:15 Men’s Shuffleboard @ 1pm…… Hand/Foot @6pm……Euchre, 6:30pm _____________________________________________________________________________________ Tuesday: Mixed Shuffleboard 9am……Exercise @ 10:30am……Sequence @1pm Men’s Shuffleboard @1pm……Ladies Shuffleboard @ 3pm Men’s Poker @ 4:30pm ……Dbl Pinochle @ 6:30pm……Bowling @12 noon _____________________________________________________________________________________ Wednesday: Men’s Golf @7am……Quilting@ 9AM……Bridge @ 1pm.…..Bocce @ 3pm Men’s shuffleboard @ 1pm……Women’s Golf @1:30pm Bingo @ 6:30pm TRASH PICKUP @ AM ____________________________________________________________________________________ Thursday: Hand & Foot @ 9am……Dominoes @1pm…… Water Aerobics @9:45am……Men’s Shuffleboard @1pm Ladies Shuffle @ 3pm……Men’s Poker @ 4:30pm ”May I” card game @6:30pm _____________________________________________________________________________________ Friday:

Mixed Shuffleboard @ 9am……Exercise @10:30am……Women’s Poker @12:15 Men’s Shuffleboard @ 1pm _____________________________________________________________________________________ “65” (Card Game) @ 7pm TRASH PICKUP @ am Saturday: _____________________________________________________________________________________ Special Monthly Events June 1st

(Wed)

Women’s Club (meet @ 11am at Village Inn )

June 2nd

(Thur)

Men’s Club 9am (meet @ Smitty’s Smokehouse )

June 4th

(Sat)

BLUE BAG CAN RECYLE PICK @ AM

June 5th

(Sun)

Bunco night 6:30pm

June 16th

(Thur)

Potluck 5:30pm

June 18th

(Sat)

BLUE BAG CAN RECYLE PICK @ AM

June 19th

(Sun)

Ice Cream Social for all men

June 19th

(Sun)

Bunco night 6:30pm

3pm (see sign up sheet)

HAPPY FATHERS DAY TO ALL!!!!

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