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August 2018

Inside: • Prepare for hurricanes. Page 20 • Are you making exercise mistakes? Page 19. Cover photo by KR resident Clarence Eisch

Kings Ridge Community Association Kim Myers, LCAM , Association Manager Flory Barahona, LCAM, Assistant Association Mgr. Robbin Arsenault, Activities Coordinator Resident Service Associates: Donnette Garvin, Nina Woods, Joy Irwin, Sam Gatch, Rita Almaroad, Maintenance: Jim Czajkowski, Daniel Currie, Fernando Lopez-Palencia, and Steve Lewis Work Orders: Website requests: IMPORTANT NUMBERS Royal Club/Community Association.(352) 242-9653 Royal Fax ........................................(352) 242-2917 Gate House ................................... (352) 242-5008 Gate House Fax.............................(352) 717-3203 KR Golf Club...................................(352) 242-4653 Clubhouse Hours Monday through Friday ......... 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday ...................................... 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday ............................................ Noon to 6 p.m. Office Hours Open Monday - Saturday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, Noon to 5 p.m., closed Wednesdays 2-3 p.m. Community Cable Channel Spectrum Channel 732, Optical (no box) Channel 52 Police Non-emergency Number 352-394-5588 Fire Non-emergency Number 352-394-7662, Press #2, 2200 Hartwood Marsh Rd.

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Manager’s Report For July 2018 Activities • On June 29, Deb and Dave provided Lobby Entertainment. The lobby was filled with residents enjoying music and snacks and socializing with friends neighbors. Our next Lobby Entertainment will be Friday, August 31, and will feature “By Request,” a duo introduced to us by Summit Greens at our last Leland Activities Coordinator meeting. • The year’s first Summer Dance June 30 was sold out. It featured DJ/vocalist/guitar and saxophone player Tim Hargis. He delighted the crowd with his music and even participated in a few line dances with the residents. • The July Mall Bus Trip was to Seminole Towne Center in Sanford. The next Mall Trip will be Tuesday, September 4 to the Park Avenue Shops in Winter Park. The bus will depart the Clubhouse at 9 a.m. and return at 4 p.m. *Please, note TIME CHANGE.

August 9 at 11 a.m. in the Clubhouse Lobby. Cake and coffee are served. Anyone having a birthday and/or anniversary is welcome to attend. • Our second Summer Dance was July 21. Entertainment was by Vocalist Suzie Casta. The dance floor was full and everyone had a great time. • REMINDER: We will meet with representatives (up to three) from each neighborhoods Tuesday, August 14 at noon to discuss what entertainment and/or activities residents would like to see. We have a few slots open in a couple of neighborhoods. We want to hear your ideas. Please contact the office to see if there are slots for your neighborhood. This is not a committee. We will have these sessions periodically, but not regularly (monthly, quarterly, etc.). In future sessions we will encourage new people to attend. We will welcome everyone; however, new people will be given priority over someone who has already attended one of these events if the slots become full.

• Our annual Fourth of July party was catered by Next Level Catering and entertainment was provided by DJ Timeless Tunes. Under the direction of Ms. Audrey Clubhouse Jackson-Morgan, the flagpole ceremony began at the • The installation of a sidewalk connecting the west flagpole and ended in the Ballroom with patriotic songs side of the clubhouse to the new golf cart parking has sung by Funky Favorites, Kings Ridge Singers and John begun. Depending upon weather, we expect the project O’Grodowczyk. The flag was raised by some of our lady to be completed by the end of the month. veterans with taps played in honor of our country’s • Shade structures for the sports court areas will be independence. Many thanks to all who participated. discussed at the August Board meeting and vendors • Social Hours were July 13 and July 27, with quite a few will be available to give us product options and answer residents enjoying snacks and conversation with friends. questions. The next Social Hour will be on Friday, August 10. Clubhouse and North Spa Pool Area Meet new friends and mingle with neighbors. Snacks • We have received several complaints recently of bugs in and mixers are provided by the Clubhouse. the pool. Please keep in mind that heavy summer rains • The Happy Healthy Birthday and Anniversary cause the water level to rise, and the skimmer cannot Celebration was July 12. The next Happy Healthy function as well until the water falls to an acceptable Birthday and Anniversary Celebration will be Thursday, Watering Schedule: Monday/Thursday Wellington/KR Common-Central Clubhouse/Guard House/Cambridge/Devonshire/Pro Shop Tuesday/Friday Hamptons/Stratford/Sutherland/Highgate/ Huntington/KR-Common South/Remington Wednesday/Saturday Brighton/Lancaster/Whitehall/Sussex Aberdeen/Manchester/Royal Spa


Manager’s Report For July (continued) level. Our pool vendor cleans the pools every morning before they open, and when needed, the maintenance staff drains the pools to improve operations and enhance resident enjoyment of the pool. It is impossible to keep bugs out entirely because rain and wind continue to create havoc on the pool surface. • REMINDER: All guests must have a guest pass and must show it during random ID checks. If you are in the pool, please have your ID on the outside of your bags. Being abusive to staff members checking IDs as directed by the Board of Directors may result in members and guests beng suspended from amenity usage for 30 days or more. Common Area Entrances and Neighborhood Entrance Walls

lines to the irrigation system. Recent storms have caused some lines to stop irrigation from running. Please contact the office and we will have the lines checked. • A butterfly valve has been replaced on the South/ Central pump station. Landscaping – Common Areas • South Lake Tree Service is continuing the tree trimming project. We expect to be completed in August. Loan Agreement Compliance Documentation • The next quarterly financial statements are due to the bank August 15.

• Mulch application in the common areas is complete.

North Spa • Please observe all building closure times. The North Spa opens at 6 a.m. and closes at 10 p.m. Residents and guests will be asked to leave by police and suspension from use of the facilities will be considered by the Covenant Enforcement Committee.

• We are contacting vendors to repairs or possibly make changes to the front and neighborhood entrance walls. This will be discussed at the August or September Board meeting.

• Installation of automatic door closures to prevent afterhours entry has been delayed. We will keep notify residents when installation is to begin and explain how we will issue entrance passes.


Rental Property • The Association currently has title to one property in Sussex and the home is currently being rented.

• Please refer to the police website for details. The police department’s Facebook page is https://www.facebook. com/ClermontPD/. You can also check https://www. REMINDER: The police ask you to contact them directly on their non-emergency number if you see anything suspicious. PLEASE do NOT contact the clubhouse or gatehouse with this information. The police need to speak directly with the person who sees suspicious activity. Fitness Equipment/Room • Monthly preventive maintenance was performed and two pieces of equipment have been repaired. • A ripped seat is being replaced and is on order. Gate House • Please use caution and do not tailgate at the entrances. The Association is not responsible for damage to vehicles caused by residents and guests tailgating or running through the gate arms. Repairs to the new gate arms are costly, ranging from $300 to $1,200. • REMINDER: Vendors and guests without a valid driver’s license will NOT be able to enter the community. There are NO exceptions. Irrigation • We continue to have a few issues on our communication 4

Staff Meetings • We will continue to close the clubhouse office from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays for staff meetings and training. We appreciate your understanding and patience during the hour our offices are closed. St. Johns River Water Management District • The next report required is the mid-year water usage report due July 30, 2018. General • PLEASE if you see something you feel needs to be addressed in the community, contact the clubhouse office. Depending upon the issue, it will be addressed right away, placed on the maintenance schedule, or assigned to an outside vendor. No resident should direct an employee or vendor to do specific work in the community unless it poses an immediate safety hazard. • Should any resident disagree with the Rules and Regulations set by the Board of Directors, the issue should be brought to the attention of the Community Association Manager in writing to be addressed or brought to the attention of the Board of Directors for a possible change. Respectfully Submitted, Kim Myers, LCAM


Community News A Board workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, August 15 to begin discussions on the budget and long term planning.

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Two shade structure vendors will present at the August Board meeting and answer any questions the board has. The neighborhood entrance walls are being reviewed for repairs and possible surface replacements. Holes have been drilled in the past to hang various ornaments and lights by the neighborhood residents which is compromising the integrity of the walls and management has been asked to create a policy for Board discussion in August regarding holiday decorations on the entrance walls and plants.

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Kings Ridge Jewish Friends Chavurah The KR Jewish Friends Chavurah hope you all are enjoying the summer! We had no meetings in June or July. In August, we are planning an outing to the Garden Theatre in Winter Garden to see Gypsy. We have a sell-out crowd and look forward to a wonderful afternoon of theater and fellowship August 26. Many thanks to Gloria Balaj for chairing this fun event. We will resume monthly meetings September 13 (the second Thursday of the month) from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Aberdeen Room with a taste of Rosh Hashanah to celebrate the Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashanah starts sundown on Sunday, September 9, and concludes sundown Tuesday, September 11. Yom Kippur, (the day of Atonement) starts sundown Tuesday, September 18, and concludes sundown Wednesday, September 19. We hope you enjoy the rest of the Summer and return to us on September 13 for holiday tastes and nominations of officers for the upcoming year. We need your help and input and we urge everyone to think about stepping up to the plate and volunteering to run for office! Our club is only as strong as the members who participate. We are counting on your support The club is open to anyone wishing to learn about traditions of Judaism, its traditions and holidays with emphasis on friendship and fellowship. For any questions contact Stephanie Morgenstern, acting president, at 352-408-0353 We wish our president, Gwen Levy, and vice president, Sheila Goldman, a speedy and complete recovery. From the Oxford Library If someone were to ask you “What is your favorite book of all time?�, what would be your response? Recently PBS aired a program called The Great American Read. They gave a brief history and insight into 100 of the best beloved books. You can find these books listed at greatamericanread. How many of these great books have you read? Every day you can vote online for your favorite book. This Fall, PBS will air a second program announcing the winning book. 4

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Sunshine Update for Seniors and Their Families By Virginia Scigliano, KR Resident

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10. This is not a competition. It’s natural to compare yourself to others, but don't change your workout WebMD reminds us we can make some serious mistakes or try to lift too much to keep up with someone when it come to exercising. Experts typically recommend else. Focus on your goals. This is hard to do in group 30 minutes a day, five days a week of exercise, but watch classes but important not to forget. for a few pitfalls that can do more harm than good. 11. Machines are not the coffee shop. The gym is good 1. Skipping workouts can set you back. It makes it place to meet folks but concentrate on what you are harder for you to reach your goals and you lose some doing and keep chats between exercises short. I asked of the progress. When you skip, you pay for it. one guy why he thought the weight machine was 2. Light snacks, like peanut butter and a banana, telephone booth. We had a good laugh. Greek yogurt and berries, oatmeal, or a handful of 12. Mix it up. Vary your routine. Do some reps with nuts or raisins, are better than a regular meal before lighter weights and then a few with moderate or working out. When you are digesting a heavy meal, heavy weights. Mix Pilates, weight training, yoga, blood will not flow to your muscles as easily. aerobics and weight training. It keeps it more 3. Warm up before exercise. This enables your body to interesting. Senior, better to write this down so you raise your temperature and get your blood flowing to know what in the world you are to do each day. help loosen your muscles and give you more range 13. Only do what you like. You lose some points here, of motion. Examples are light walking, jogging, as I do. We all like some exercises better than others, or biking for five to 10 minutes. Be careful not to probably the ones we are best at. Targeting the same stretch before warming up. (My mistake frequently.) ones all the time can make it hard for your muscles 4. No bouncing when you stretch. You are more likely to recover. Focus on different sports and develop to hurt your muscles or make them tighter if you each one of them. I will do this starting next week. move around when you stretch. Hold each stretch 14. Forgetting to drink water: Staying hydrated cools steady for 20 to 30 seconds. off your body and keeps your blood flowing. Drink 5. Good posture. No leaning on the treadmill, and if water, not coffee as I do, before you work out, then you are lifting weights, keep your back straight and six to eight ounces for every 15 minutes you are your shoulders back and relaxed. Do not lock your active, then more when you finish. I guess this means knees either. Form is essential to function. I should not stop at Starbucks on the way home. 6. Breathing. When lifting weights, take a deep breath 15. Know when to stop. My dear friend should not before you start, then gradually let it out. Amazing, have worked out yesterday when he had pain. Always this is something I am doing right. stop when you feel pain. You might be using too Exercising Mistakes

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If your neighborhood does not have a disaster plan, ask your board of directors why not. The KR Disaster Readiness Committee can help your community set up a plan that works for you. For information, contact Ken Brown, chairman. The Kings Ridge Disaster Readiness Plan booklet contains more recommendations. The booklet was distributed with the Royal Pages directory in 2017 and at our Disaster Readiness Fairs. If you don't have a copy, you can request one at the Clubhouse. Kings Ridge Ping Pong Come play ping pong. Need a little bushing up on your skills? We are here to help and have fun. Want to learn? We will be happy to teach you. The Ping Pong (Table Tennis) group meets in the Broadway Room Monday, Thursday, and Saturday at 10:30 a.m., and Wednesday at 11:15 a.m. All are welcome. Equipment is available. Contact John Caggiano 352-536-1466


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King's Ridge Singers After performing an entertaining Spring Concert, the Kings Ridge Singers are now on summer break. They plan to begin rehearsals for the Christmas concert on August 14 at 10:30 a.m. in the Broadway room. As always, if you love to sing and would enjoy being a member of a fun group, please come and join us. For more information, call Carol Lord on cell (603) 493-7029. Kings Ridge Computer and Technology Club The club has been on vacation in July and August and will resume monthly meetings in September. The September 5 meeting will feature Rich Ascolese who will teach about iPads and other technical devices. Our October 3 meeting will feature Marc Matoza who will present “Cyber Security 102,” and answer any questions you may have. The club is also looking for a volunteer to take over management of the club in 2019. If you are interested in running this very important club, please call Roy Gordon or Naomi Morley. Phone numbers are in the Kings Ridge Royal Pages.

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H.E.L.P.'s 2nd walk-a-thon Celebrates America! On June 30, members of the Healthy Eating 4 Life Club, held their second annual two mile walk-a-thon, with a red, white and blue theme. The weather cooperated, with dry and partly cloudy skies, which made the walk a stroll in the park. Many residents cheered us on our route. We even had 1-year-old Edison as our team mascot. He was a trooper. It was a fun morning including a healthy red, white and blue dessert at our weekly meeting.

H.E.L.P. is a group of ordinary people who meet regularly to promote healthy daily habits. We share recipes, exercise tips, traveling tips and have recently learned about the health benefits of chocolate. At our six-month anniversary, members who participated, lost a combined total of over 350 pounds. A proud, proud accomplishment. We are all working to make our Golden Years truly golden. If you would like to be part of a support team, who will cheer you on, no matter what your personal accomplishments are, then come to the Nottingham Room, Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. We will be meet all summer, even though a lot of our snowbirds have flown the coop. We are here for you. Your first meeting is free. Annual dues ,thereafter are $10. Call JoJo Green for more information at 352-250-4158.

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Irish American Club Puck Fair: Where a humble but handsome he-goat is king for three days Only in Killorglin County Kerry, near the Ring of Kerry, will you find Puck Fair, a three-day fair with music, food, dance, pubs open until 3 a.m., and sales of everything from Celtic jewelry, clothes to leather and hand-knitted goods. And, who is monarch of Killorglin, County Kerry, every August 10-12? A billy goat from a local herd is officially named King Puck. Poic (pronounced Puck) is Irish for goat. King Puck is cared for by a veterinary surgeon and wears a crown and cloak from Queen Puck, a local schoolgirl. The fair dates back thousands of years to Celtic, preChristian times. The earliest written record is dated 1603. Farmers bring their horses on the 10th, cattle on the 11th, and other livestock and goods on the 12th. Attendees love

hearing farmers bid on the livestock. It’s great “craic.” The farmers eye the horse or cattle, making bid after bid until the sale is made. “Declan Murphy, you know well that this is the bargain of a lifetime, look at the fine haunch on that fella.” Eventually the deal is done. “God bless ye, Danny Casey," declares Declan. The farmers walk to the nearest pub for a pint to seal the deal and complain about what the European Union is doing – or not doing - for Irish farmers. During all of this, King Puck is sitting on a pillow of soft hay, watching. When the fair is over, he is examined by the veterinarian, his crown and cloak are saved for next year, and he is returned to his herd on the Killorglin slopes. Not only is he King of Puck Fair, undoubtedly he is king of his herd. Our next meeting Thursday, September 6 at 1 p.m. in the Aberdeen Room with Irish tea, scones, soda bread, and a surprise guest to present on the Oklahoma Chocktaw Tribe who helped the starving Irish during the Great Famine. New and returning members are welcome. For information, call Debbie Phillips, 352-227-4642.

URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Help the Homeless Vets of Lake County The homeless veteran’s organization (V.O.R.R.H.) that the Women's Club supports is having financial difficulties. The group helps more than 1,500 homeless vets in Lake County, and our November 10 event will once again be supporting them. If you would like to help now with a personal donation to get them through the Summer, please mail your check payable to VORRH to: Lloyd Thorne, c/o VORRH, P.O. Box 1754, Eustis, FL 32727 If you were moved by their service to veterans who are down on their luck, please consider a donation, large or small. Let’s help them keep their doors open and their lights on!


Kings Ridge Animal Support Group

for their hard work to find caring homes for the animals. Kings Ridge Animal Support Group works in conjunction with L.E.A.S.H. to support the shelter. We meet with the staff and members of L.E.A.S.H. to see what can we do to support their wonderful work. In Kings Ridge, we have many pet lovers. We are grateful for the support our community provides.

Cool Cats? The image that first comes to mind is one from high school of the guy or girl who was popular, good looking, best dressed, etc. But, there is a new use for that cliché.

If you would like to support the homeless pets of Lake County, please consider donating an item or two from L.E.A.S.H.’s wish list. Current needs include:

• Kitten food (wet canned) • Newspapers

Last month, members of the Kings Ridge Animal Support Group volunteered to help at the Cool Cats adoption day at the Lake County Animal Shelter. We helped cook the free hot dogs and passed out ice pops to the guests looking to give a cat a forever home, and gain a faithful companion. Many of the 150 dogs and 300 cats at the shelter were adopted by loving families. We are grateful to the Lake County Animal Services staff

• Towels & sheets • Socks and rice (as a bed buddy, warmed in microwave and placed alongside newborn kittens • Kitten litter If you have any questions or would like to know how to get involved, call Jackie Fricker, 352-404-8109. We are thankful for your caring support.

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News from City Hall by Ray Goodgame Clermont Council, Seat 2 August Report Clermont is still growing! The many acres just south of us have water and sewer rights, which attracts developers. We will encourage the owners to annex to the city. The Expressway Authority is doing a study for the LakeOrange Parkway from the Lake Louisa traffic signal to the Independence Parkway Exit on SR429. Lake Tech Fall registration is open for the Clermont campus at Lake Sumter State College. Find information at

Elementary School, Lost Lake Elementary School, and South Lake Imagine Charter School. Currently, the district has an officer in middle and high schools in Lake, but none in elementary schools. The annual cost for the four school resource officers is $279,653 plus a one-time equipment cost of $211,280. The School Board and the Education Charter Foundation will pay a percentage of the cost this year. A referendum will be on the August Primary Election ballot to raise the countywide property taxes by 0.75 millage to help fund school security. “Clermont will dig down and fund the four resource officers this year, but we expect the County to contribute next year,” said Councilmember Ray Goodgame. (Thanks for this article from the South Lake Tablet)

The national unemployment rate was up  to 4 percent in June. Lake County/Clermont is just under 4%. For the first time in recorded history, the number of  job openings  is higher than the number of people looking, In just a few weeks the long-anticipated businesses at 790 and we are seeing the trend in Clermont. The number of Minneola Street will open. vacant entry level jobs is increasing, with many Clermont One is Suncreek Brewery. Bill Down’s first home brewing employers challenged to retain and recruit talent. This is experiment was in 1997 and he had the idea for a brewery hitting the hospitality/retail segment here. The number of in 1999 just before he moved to Florida with his wife mid-level jobs in Clermont is increasing, much of which Sheila. She said some of his initial experiments weren’t is attributed to the growth at South Lake Hospital. very good, but, after 21 years of experimentation and Computers are available at no cost at Goodwill Clermont tasting, Suncreek Brewery beers are rated well above many. on Hooks Street to access job applications for various To help Lake County School Board, the Clermont City companies. Council unanimously agreed to provide four police The opinions expressed are those of the author and are officers at Clermont Elementary School, Cypress Ridge not those of the Kings Ridge Community Association. The Lake Sumter State College Bachelor of Science Nursing program begins this Fall, with registration open. The state recently approved the four-year program.

Roots of Messiah Social Club: Celebrate the Sabbath Join us as we bring in the Sabbath Friday nights monthly throughout the year. Our next Sabbath dinner will be August 17 in the Aberdeen Room at 6 p.m. As always, there will be good food, good fellowship, fun and dancing. All of Kings Ridge is welcome. Please call or email for reservations as space is limited. Dance For Fun And Fellowship NEW TIME: Wednesdays, 1:30 – 3 p.m. We invite our Kings Ridge friends to join our ongoing dance group. It is much like line dancing, only circular. Israeli folk dancing is fun, and it revives your spirits. Most are low impact and great for all ages, men and women. in the Broadway Room. For more information on Roots of Messiah Social Club activities, contact Doris Gmuer, 352-241-4673 or Roslyn Blitzer, 352-404-7660. (Note new telephone number for Doris).


8/1 Diane Abrams Doris Hennessey Cathy Heyd Madriana Hinds Vincent Lynch Bruce Norton Charles Peterson Mary Jo Points Kevin Walsh Julie Walsh Mary Werner 8/2 Mitzi Chronic Diane D'Andrea Bernie Fetta Adrienne Kay Doris Lombardi Louise Parnelle John Proteau Barbara Weiss Valerie Winsett Sharon Zumbrunnen 8/3 Wayne Boulware Nancy Hawley Beth Knight Wilodean Montfoort Merle Moose Barbara Olds Barbara Reed Roz Silpe Iris Williams 8/4 Philip Adamo Marian Bedder Estelle Christian Joan Dahl Carol Dornan Lee Ferman Nancy Greenfield Dennis Leddy Cynthia Santulli Bruce Stickney 8/5 Maude Bolden Ly Duffy Bibbi Farashian Rowena Keith George Leggins Bill Levine Paul McTurk Bertha Osterhaven Jane Pang Frank Ricco, Jr. Eileen Stupelis


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8/6 Angela Aimone Jo Ann Ballou Roy Bosgraaf Mike Torri Shirley Young 8/7 Andrew Feldman Tony Lara Wesley Mentink Elsa Morrissey Jeanette Shaw Judy Walters 8/8 Suzanne Cook Dennis Hjorten John Kirshey Charles Marler Leonard McCann Eileen Murphy Joan Pruente Augie Rodriguez Brian Shiley 8/9 George Budlong Fred Eisel Ron Georgia Michael Germany Phyllis Inveninato Margaret Lievertz Diane Pilkinton Carolyn Teano Judy Tuson 8/10 Bill Brinson Warren Farkas John Keegan 8/11 Dave Helf John Mulford Arlene Rand Monica Stillwell 8/12 Sharon Adams Sharon Anderson Taylor Crowley Barb Decker Walter Gamb April Ingram Terry Mara Dean Marlowe Merlene McLean Ray Schmidt Vivian Watson Valentina

Wyzykowski 8/13 Bob Acuff Michael Collier Janice Greer Sharon Illario Marie Lloyd Peggy Mattingly Robert Stockdill 8/14 Christopher Clark Tom Schultz Vivian Sroka Walter Stiles 8/15 Terry Basinger Jo Ann Darin Marianne Donahay Ollie Emory Betty Gaulton John Hackett Bruce Hall Robin Hartley Judy Hobbs Ilse Michelson Gerry Nobes Tom Rinks Janice Titus 8/16 Steve Brucks Victoria Cantrell Dorothy Cartwright Karen Christian Bill Delia Bob Hecker Richard Renken John Scandura 8/17 John Alexander Dick Ayala Dominick Cenatiempo Judith Cobble Patrick Colde Aida Elnabli Peggy Gomperts Jerry Gypp John Hickey Margaret Hopper Vince Klein Joyce Marshall Rita O'Connor Candy Priola Kathleen Sclafani Gail Seibold John Simmons

Gregory Swanson Bobby Vining 8/18 Lynn Corns Jeffrey Dusek Vincent Evans Faye Cantor Gosselin John Granucci Danny Kilgore Ronald Knorr Theresa Lavoie Dottie Moyer David Piehl 8/19 Anne Adasczik Vic Avarello Susan Bosworth Elaine Kirkendall Richard Pachucki William Palmer 8/20 Darrell Chiles Cynthia Clark Timothy Cronin Chris Hartzler Dick Hunt Judith McGinley Susan Orr Buzz Randall Jennie Scheiler Vonna Scoggins Lourdes Villegas 8/21 Mary Danforth Bob Evans Sharon Geigel Betty Halverson Lynnette Hatch Alfred R Howard Timothy Hyden James Kelly Shirley Kivelowitz Sid Krauskopf Ginny Mandio John Muro Larry Rutter Carole Wilhelm 8/22 Wally Anderson Tom Arnold Teresa Braun Eileen Chewens Robert Hughes Barbara Kubiak Marc Matoza Cathie Pelham

Sue Scandura 8/23 Jackie Durkin Janet Jacobs Richard McDonald Dan Mullins Kathy Murphy Ricardo Nieves Dick Sylvesta 8/24 Theresa Caputo Betty DelPlace Fred Lievertz Lavern Meuwly Tom Raterman John Stajcic Fred Thomas 8/25 Janet Baker Barbara Broley Meghan Corless Jim French Jennings Graham Vic Hansen Katrina Long Theresa Martin Ellen Parry John Scigliano Georgia Texter Elizabeth Walker JoAnn Wickham 8/26 Kathie Camara Noreen Cenatiempo Evelyn Colwell Frank DeSantis Joe Hedges Gail LeMay Joanne McMillen Nancy Pierce Marjorie Posten Rosemarie Rizzo Sue Streeter Elwood Treadwell Joseph Tyler 8/27 Ilene Feldman Shirley Jones Fred Klepes Manuel Madeira Shirley Maxwell Rick Miarecki Mary Etta Mitchell Joice Moore Chris Olsen Brenda Watson


Birthdays Continued ... 8/28 Gloria Balaj Ray Bertram Connie Coleman Nita Drage Joanne Hamel Odelia Scarangella Kay Weiss Dale Zoet 8/29 Doreen Bowers Cindy Cerier Alan Esterson Peggy Garrison Lee Gipe Roberto Guadarrama Glenn Lightfoot Barbara Neysmith Sondra Swingle

8/30 Barbara Boesch Steve Cirko Becky Martinez Len Perreault Dodie Schlessinger Sarah Sillars Mike Stich Victoria Whitsitt 8/31 Maria Adamo Bill Bentz Leesa Burzynski Hazel Bushey Carol Cartolano Ernest Chisamore John Connard Anamaria Lara Ron Leach Judy O'Brien Antonio Villegas

9/1 Ellen Bachmeyer Maggie Chiles Margaret Knaul Dan LaPorte Marilyn Taubler Frank Vecchio 9/2 William Bohr Annette Cooper Joyce Eastwood Diana Evans Timothy Gandy Joan Haase Doug Howard Shok Hussain Shirley Leonard Sue Sarricchio Bryon Wilson

9/3 Paul Andberg Ercilia Boza Barbara Cronson Dotty DiNapoli Steve Gray Patricia Gunther Joseph Kristofik Ted Manno Carol Peterson Tim Ross 9/4 Richard Boettcher Frederick Dill Geri Graham Jan Herrington Lawrence Lennox Wal Bin Lim Betty McAllister Camille Monica Eleonore Nottbohm John Popolizio Ginny Scigliano Vance Walker

Please join us for the Happy Healthy Celebration Thursday, August 9 at 11 a.m. , Clubhouse Lobby. Spouses are invited!

8/1 Kenneth & Carol Floyd Joe & Elsa Morrissey 8/2 Bobby & Helen McDaniel Bill & Colleen Coats Harlan & Ann Jones 8/3 Tom & Pat Holihan Tony & Anamaria Lara Rick & Mindy Edgar Augie & Mirnia Rodriguez Sandy & Joan Russell 8/4 Bobbie & Steve Tolander 8/5 Tom & Kathy Eisman Dennis & Cathy Anton Juan & Ercilia Boza Frank & Pat Mengel David & Maureen Hawthorne Bob & Darlene Bellucci 8/6 Ed & Ida Zaun Michael & Janice Perham Julian & Mary McDonald James & Gina McNally 8/7 Frank & Joanne Grimaldi Vincent & Patrice Evans 8/8 Jesse & Shannon Dykes 8/9 Buzz & Joanne Green Dan & Marge Costello 8/10 Michelle & Charlie Sherman Bob & Joyce Beaber John & Linda Isola 8/11 Fred & Judy Tuson Dave & Mary Krolewski 8/12 Tom & Pat Manley Evan & Barbara Cronson Tom & Eileen Gilbride Michael & Barbara McDonnell

8/13 Joseph & Ginger Gigliotti Leo & Carole Seydel Nick & Susan Cappuso Fred & Suzanne Simser 8/14 Ken & Lynn Corns David & Nancy Gray 8/15 Tom & Ginny Cortese Joseph & Nancy Tomanelli Arthur & Elaine Breneman Barney & Becky Bagwell Ed & Anita Mehlan Wally & Debbie Anderson 8/16 Jeff & Pam Perino Bill & Audrey Petersen Richard & Joyce Boettcher Saad & Aida Elnabli David & Gloria Dettle 8/17 Ronald & Sharon Drent Tom & Pat Arnold Dick & Becky Pastor Hub & Pat Van De Voorde Ron & Harriett Leach 8/18 Barrie & Linda Lovejoy Richard & Cleo Erwin Steven & Tammy Maury Ron & Jenny Gallinat Ted & Gloria Balaj Bob & Mary Swanson 8/19 Sharon & Charles Gorman Edward & Ruth Gorman Alan & Candy Henningsen Larry & Victoria Walter 8/20 Don & Sylvia Barto Sam & Mary Cohen Thomas & Tracy Schriver Vince & Lynne Caruso John & Ivette Fuller Richie & Eydie Cenatiempo

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8/21 Dexter & Nancy Smith Art & Pam Bennett Jim & Lil Hetrich John & Barbara Proteau Manny & Eileen Alvarez Sid & Eileen Krauskopf 8/22 Joe & Alice Hedges Terry & Joan Coatta Gary & Sharri Kendrick 8/23 Thomas & Jann Hardy Richard & Sylvia McDonald Tom & Sandy Marucco 8/24 Hartford & Joan Keith 8/25 James & Janet Baker Jim & Carolyn Chancellor Ron & Pat Wetmore 8/26 Ron & Elaine Giddens Dave & Brenda Czech Gene & Dorothy Cartwright Jim & Cindy Saunders 8/27 Roger & Pat Schafer Alec & Nancy Sawyer Gregory & Cindy 9/01 Tim & Ellen Bachmeyer Elinore & Roger Sevold 9/2 Ellen & Tim Bachmeyer Al & Rosalie DeLeo Don & Barb Roche

Zimmerman Tom & Judy Phillips 8/28 Steve & Mary Jo Points Charles & Shirley Leonard Steve & Roz Silpe 8/29 Bill & Liz Rhody William & Marion Sukitch Bill & Jeannette Brinson Mike & Kathy Pirhala Warren & Delores Farkas Bob & Joyce Platt 8/30 Wayne & Alice Meador Jim & Carol Mellon John & Gloria Corson Mike & Janet Stich Jim & Betty French George & Esther Pastrick Craig & Mary Danecki 8/31 Bruce & Joan Hall Willard & Gail Nause Debi & Charlie Shipton Tony & Angela Healey Richard & Carolyn Greene Charlie & Debi Augenstein Robert & Pat Strang Sam & Lynn Tyndall

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Kings Ridge Kar Klub : Having Fun With Cars

The member's car of the month is Archie Riehle's 1959 Chevrolet Apache 3100 Pickup Truck. Not only was Archie in the U.S. Air Force, but so was the truck! He purchased the vehicle from a lady in Brunswick Georgia in August of 2017. The truck had been restored in 1985, but as one can imagine, 33 years can cause all kinds of problems even with the gentlest of use. Although he has only had it for one year, Archie fixed the paint and mechanical problems to transform the Apache into a like-new pickup with a beautiful oakwood bed. The Chevy's original 6 cyl. engine was replaced with a V-8 305 Hi-IROC engine with dual exhaust. So, going to the store for groceries in this truck is convenient and quick. “Having had Chevy pickups for most of my life, I decided to buy an antique one, like me,” Archie said. You are a Trooper, Archie…keep on truckin’! AUGUST CALENDAR: Saturday, August 4, ........Citrus Tower, 5 p.m. Monday, August 13, .......BOD, noon. Wednesday, August 15, .IHOP meeting, 9 a.m. Saturday, August 18, .... Car Club Birthday, Golden Corral, 4:30 p.m. Bob Panzini, President

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News from the Catholic Neighborhood Association of Kings Ridge The Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord is the culminating point of Christ’s public life and it celebrates the revelation of His divine glory. After revealing to His disciples that He would be put to death in Jerusalem, Jesus took with Him Peter, James, and John and went up a high mountain (Christian tradition has identified the high mountain as Mount Tabor in Galilee) to see his transfiguration and thereby a glimpse of the glory of heaven and the resurrected body promised to all Christians. When Christ was transfigured, Moses and Elijah appeared with Him, the two most prominent representatives of the Old Testament. Moses represented the Law and Elijah represented the Prophets. Christ, who stood between the two and spoke with them, appeared to His disciples as the fulfillment of both the Law and the Prophets. At Christ’s baptism in the Jordan, the voice of God the Father was heard to proclaim “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.” (Matthew 3:17). God pronounced the same words again during the Transfiguration and added to them the words “Listen to Him” (Matthew 17:5), as if to indicate that Jesus is also the supreme prophet foretold by Moses in Deuteronomy 18:15-18. The Catholic Neighborhood Association of Kings Ridge meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. in the Aberdeen Room. There will not be a meeting in August. Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, September 25. All Kings Ridge residents are invited to our meetings. If you have food or personal item donations for the Outward Sign, please bring them to the meeting. Thank you! “And he was transfigured before them; his face shone like the sun and his clothes became white as light.” - Matthew 17:2


Around the Greens Men’s Golf Association

Ladies Golf Association

Membership to the Kings Ridge Men’s Golf Association is open to all men who live in Kings Ridge and are in good standing with the Kings Ridge Club House. All skill levels are welcomed and games are designed for friendly competition with handicaps (a current GHIN Handicap must be maintained) used to assure everyone has a chance at winning. New members are always welcome. There is a $40 annual membership fee which includes Hole-In-One insurance for the year. The KRMGA plays every Tuesday at 8 a.m., with sign-in between 7 and 7:30 a.m. (A payment of Greens and Cart Fees is required if you are not a member of the Kings Course). For more information regarding membership and a special introductory greens fee, please contact: Ken Scholl (407-341-9799).

The Kings Ridge Ladies Golf Association would like to extend a very welcoming invitation to all lady golfers to join us in a different fun game of golf each Wednesday morning. Dues are $30a year and $3 each play day that you play. You no longer need to be a member of the Kings Ridge Golf Course to join; just maintain a GHIN handicap and pay the golf course fees for the day that you play. We would love to have you join us!! Please contact Nancy Schriner (president) at 816-896-6976 or Vicki Remington (membership) at 407-212-5945.

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Individual – Individual Low Net - Flighted White Tee Flight Gold Tee Flight T. Nekola J. Carlson J. Malsberger S. Deese R. Cole D. Isenberg

June 12, Team – 3 Out of Four Low Net Total 1st Player 2nd Player 3rd Player 1st B. Burton W. Meador R. Murphy 2nd J. Malsberger T. DiNapoli J. Carlson 3rd J. Davern L. Wilson C. Wiesman (Tie)

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July 4 – Low Gross/Low Net Game

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Flight 1 Low Gross – Nancy Schriner Low Net – Judy Thompson

Flight 2 1st Place – Sheryl Mulligan 2nd Place – Kay Offerdahl 3rd Place – Audrey Warfel 4th Player R. Racey E. Fox J. Salvagna

June 19, Individual – Individual Low Net - Flighted White Tee Flight Gold Tee Flight 1st R. Cole J. Schwarz 2nd S. Mershon L. Wilson 3rd J. Warfel R. Racey (Tie) S. Deese

9 Holes: 1st Place – Kay Welu Closest to the pin – Vicki Remington June 27 – Low Putts Game 1st Place – Alice Meador 2nd Place – Sue Howard, Rosalie DeLeo, Amy Devore (Tie) Closest to the pin on #2 – Alice Meador

June 26, Team – Scramble – No Minimum Drives 1st Player 2nd Player 3rd Player 4th Player 1st M. McElrath D. Hulin R. Murphy J. Schwarz 2nd E. Johnson D. Isenberg E. Fox 3rd S. Mershon J. Warfel J. Bryans W. Kramer

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Wednesday, Men’s & Women’s Golf, call Dick Bossow at 407-347-8413. Friday, Couples Golf, call Rocky Nicholson at 352-988-5064.

Around the Greens Couples Golf Association

Ridge Course Couples Golf

The Couples Golf Association of Kings Ridge is open to all residents. We golf on Mondays in an 8 a.m. shotgun. There is a $15 fee per person, per year to join. We play on the Kings course. Contacts are John & Kaye Sessions, 407-492-1914 or 941-916-0921, Bernt & Judy Jorgensen 407-421-5343 or 407-491-2021.

The RCCG group plays each Friday on the north course starting at 8:30 a.m. and our group is open to all residents of Kings Ridge regardless of skill level. We do not have an annual membership fee, nor is a USGA handicap required. Your only cost is the normal Ridge Course Green & Cart fee, plus a $3 weekly contribution which is used for prizes and gifts. Our scoring method is a modified Stableford system with relaxed rules. Be sure to BYO partner and remember we are here to have fun. For more details please call Jim & Carol Norman at 352-989-5223 or Rocky & Linda Nicholson at 352-988-5064, or e-mail us at:

June 4 Gross Winners 1st Lee Buell, Judy Thompson, Gary Mudge, Donna Mudge 2nd Paul Borders, Bonnie Borders, Tom Horan, Betty Horan 3rd Bernt Jorgensen, Judy Jorgensen, Jim Warfel, Audrey Warfel 4th Don Jones, Mary Jones, John Sessions, Kaye Sessions June 11 Gross Winners 1st Brent Jorgensen, Judy Jorgensen, Paul Borders, Bonnie Borders 2nd John Malsberger, Sandy Malsberger, Kaye Sessions June 11 Net Winners 1st Lee Buell, Judy Thompson, Jerry Welu, Kay Welu 2nd Todd Nekola, Lizabeth Nekola, John Sessions June 18 Net Winners 1st Vince Lucchese, Paula Lienard, Michael Beard, Susan Beard 2nd Lee Buell, Judy Thompson, John Malsberger, Sandy Malsberger 3rd Bernt Jorgensen, Gloria Milliner, Larry Wilson, Eva Hogan June 25 Gross Winners 1st John Sessions, Kaye Sessions, Jim Warfel, Audrey Warfel 2nd Earl Herman, Nancy Schriner, Todd Nekola, Lizabeth Nekola June 25 Net Winners 1st Lee Buell, Judy Thompson, Jack Morrissey, Amy Devore 2nd Jim Norman, Carol Norman, Paul Borders Bonnie Borders

Kings Ridge HACKeR Golf CLub HACKeR Scramble Results – July 14 Overall – First Place: Team# 13-1 (-8) Syl Makowski Wally Walraed Mark Orr Susie Orr

Second Place: Team# 8 (-8) Richard LeBlanc Roberta LeBlanc Jim Campbell Pat Colde

Front 9-1st Place Team # 10 (-5) Fred Lievertz Margaret Lievertz Dick Bossow Sandy Darsch

Front 9- 2nd Place Team # 11 (-3) Norm Lebanowski Sharon Lebanowski Paul Hartman Gloria Hartman

Front 9- 3rd Place Team # 9 (-2) Joe Hedges Alice Hedges Lonnie Hunter Vickie Hunter

Back 9- 1st Place Team # 1.0 Bob Preston Joni Preston Pete Sciarabba Eleonore Reiche

Back 9- 2nd Place Team # 17.2 John Sroka Vivian Sroka Carol Croud Jim Botelho

Back 9- 3rd Place Team # 18 John Arruda Ron Thurston Tom Harmon Bobbe Hutchins

Closest to Pin:

Men # 2 – Bob Preston

Women # 6 – Carol Croud

# 7 – John Arruda & # 14 – Carol Croud Syl Makowski # 13 – Norm Lebanowski # 17 – Pat Colde

June 29 1st Place Total 18 2nd Place Total 18 Tied 2nd Place Total 18 Tied 2nd Place Total 18 Tied 1st Place Front 9 1st Place Back 9

John & Kaye Sessions Deb Jewell & Charlie Tarkinson Pat Colde & Jim Campbell Ralph & Joan Bailey Rocky & Linda Nicholson Joe & Alice Hedges

July 6 1st Place Total 18 2nd Place Total 18 Tied 2nd Place Total 18 Tied 2nd Place Total 18 Tied 1st Place Front 9 1st Place Back 9 Tied 1st Place Back 9 Tied

Cliff Fisher & Anne Jones Jim & Carol Norman Robert & Roberta LeBlanc Wayne & Alice Meador Al & Rosalie DeLeo Peggy Arn & Ron Thurston Rocky & Linda Nicholson

July 13 1st Place Total 18 2nd Place Total 18 1st Place Front 9 1st Place Back 9 2nd Place Front 9 Tied 2nd Place Front 9 Tied 2nd Place Back 9

Al & Rosalie DeLeo Jim & Carol Norman Bob & Shelia DelFavero Rocky & Linda Nicholson Ed & Kathy Caiazza Robert & Roberta LeBlanc Victoria Walter & Joe Hedges

Monday Morning Mulligans We are a golf group for women at the Ridge Course. We gather at the North Pro Shop at 7:30 a.m. for a brief meeting, and tee off by 8 a.m. with a shotgun format. We welcome any interested women to join our fun group. A handicap is not necessary, and our skill levels vary. Our goals are to laugh a lot and meet new people. We welcome new faces, and would like to see yours. If interested, please contact Vicky Hunter at or 219-575-2201.

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10 to 11 a.m., Monte Carlo Room FLORIDA DERMATOLOGY Skin Sense Seminar

Ceramics Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Waterford Hobby Room

Friday, August 10

10 to 11 a.m., Monte Carlo Room EDWARD JONES – GINO DAMELIN Understanding Social Security

Watercolor Classes Tuesdays, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Waterford Hobby Room

Friday, August 17

Working with Clay Fridays from 1 to 4 p.m. Waterford Hobby Room $8 monthly dues includes clay and instructions Sign up at LSHQ or stop by any Friday Contact Darlene Pinkham at 352-243-6809

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This course helps participants refine their skills and develop safer and smarter driving habits. Upon completion, Florida drivers 50 or older may be eligible for insurance discounts. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members, which includes workbooks and a completion certificate. Payment by CHECK ONLY to AARP. NO CASH or CREDIT CARDS accepted. The program is a two-day course (three hours each day) offered at the following locations: August 13 & 15 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Leesburg Senior Center, 1211 N. Penn Street. September 4 & 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Clermont Arts and Rec Center, 3700 S. Hwy 27. September 11 & 13 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Harden-Pauli Funeral Home 1617 S. Bay St., Eustis. To register call Pearl at 352-394-0250.



The Kings Ridge Photo Club meets at 7 p.m. on the 1st Monday of the month in the Directors Conference Room. Plan to join us. Our website is The theme for July was Historical Artifacts and or Buildings. The theme for August is Something Sports Related. We will not have a Club meeting in September. Upcoming meetings: 8/6 & 10/1.

We are happy to report we had several audition for our Fall production of Drinking Habits, to be directed by Donald Polk. He has selected his cast and will deliver a comedy you will not forget. The show dates are Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20. Please mark your calendars now.

June Monthly Contest Winners are:

Fred Bohn Tyrannosaurus Wreck

Kings Ridge Players

Please join us at our meeting 2 p.m., Thursday August 2 in the Aberdeen Room to hear all about it. Acting and directing is only a part of our group. We need people to help with ticket sales, props, lighting, and many other tasks. Without all of us, there is no show. Together we give the audience an evening of enjoyment as they leave with a smile on their face, and nowadays who doesn't need that! For further information please call Margie Kramer 352-404-6705

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Forever My Girl August 9, 7 p.m.

Rated PG-13 • 1 hour, 44 minutes Alex Roe-Brown, Jessica Rothe An ambitious high school gridiron star, Liam Page jilts his fiancée and leaves his hometown. Ten years later, he's a country music star, who comes back to claim the woman and home he left.

Life As We Know It August 16, 7 p.m.

Rated PG-13 • 1 hour, 55 minutes Katherine Heigl, Josh Duhamel Holly and Eric form a reciprocal hatred during an ill-fated first date, but have to put their feelings aside when mutual friends die and they become the guardians for orphaned Sophie.

My All-American August 23, 7 p.m.

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Bruce Almighty August 30, 7 p.m.

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September 2, 7 p.m. Rated PG-13 • 1 hour, 56 minutes Denzel Washington, Robert Duvall Blue-collar worker John Q. finds that his meager insurance won't cover his son's heart transplant, so he holds a hospital emergency room hostage until doctors agree to perform the surgery. Meanwhile, gung ho police chief Gus Monroe and hostage negotiator Frank Grimes try to diffuse the situation amid a media frenzy.

Because I Said So September 9, 7 p.m.

Rated PG-13 • 1 hour, 42 minutes Diane Keaton, Lauren Graham In an effort to prevent family history from repeating itself, meddlesome mom Daphne Wilder attempts to set up her youngest daughter, Milly, with Mr. Right. Meanwhile, her other daughters try to keep their mom's good intentions under control.

The Next Three Days September 16, 7 p.m.

Rated PG • 2 hours, 13 minutes Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks When his wife is sent to jail on murder charges she fervently denies, college professor John Brennan comes up with a meticulous plan for the ultimate prison escape – even though he's never committed a crime in his life.

Coach Carter

September 23, 7 p.m. Rated PG • 2 hour, 16 minutes Samuel L. Jackson, Rob Brown Samuel L. Jackson stars in the true story of high school basketball coach Ken Carter, who controversially puts school before sports and benches his entire undefeated team because of poor academic performance.


Club & Group Contact Information 3-13 Cards


Pat Timmins

Third Friday

Advanced Couples Bridge


Jerry Erickson

Monday, 6 p.m.

African American Book Club of Clermont


Jean Tilden

Third Thursday, September-May

African American Club


Chandra Butts

First Thursday, 10:30 a.m.

Aggrevation - Ruthie


Ruthie Devine

Artists of Kings Ridge


Greg Adasczik

Wednesday, 9 a.m.

Bible Study


Bob Johnson

Wednesday, 10 a.m.

Bible Study - Tuesdays


Delores Mullins

Billiards Club


Joe Scheraldi



Darrel Kugler

Wednesday, 5:45 p.m., pull tabs; 6 p.m., games begin

Book Club


Stephani Hochuli

Third Wednesday, 1 p.m.



Juanita Drage

Bunco Group


Lorry Hoffmann

2nd Wed, 3rd & last Thursday, 1p.m.

Canadian Club

352-989-5550/ 647-556-1783

Linda Delaney



Tillie Granucci

Computer Club of Kings Ridge


Roy Gordon

First Wednesday, 1 p.m.

Couples Golf


John Sessions


Couples Poker


Joan Tegen

Cribbage Club


Bob Cawood

Tuesday 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Double Deck Pinochle Club


Ruthie Devine

Tuesday & Wed 12:30 p.m.

Double Siamese


Cecilia Gmuer

Duplicate Bridge


Mauryne Lange

Duplicate Bridge - Croud


Carol Croud



Vicki Rutter

First Friday, 6:30 p.m.



Roy Gordon

Saturday, 12:30 p.m.

Friday Morning Bible Study


Sylvia Barto

Friday, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Friday Morning Line Dancing

Thursday, 6 p.m.

Friday, 10:30 a.m -12 – Broadway Room

Friends of Messiah Social Club


Doris Gmuer

Second Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.

Friends of Mike Conley Hospice House


Dodie Schlessinger



Pete Sciarabba

Hand & Foot - Mary Jo


Mary Jo Points

Hand and Foot Club


Frances Kosior

Thursday, 12:30 p.m.

Hand Knee & Foot /Samba


Jeanie Dencel

Thursday & Friday, noon

H.E.L.P (Healthy Eating for Life Plan)


JoJo Green

Saturdays, 10 a.m., Nottingham Room

Intermediate Bridge


Jean Hector

Wednesday, 9 a.m.

Irish American Club


Roni Collins

First Thursday, 1 p.m.

Italian American Club


Joan Calarco

Second Monday, 5 p.m.

Jewish Friends Chavurah


Gwen Levy

First Thursday, 1-3 p.m., Aberdeen Rm

Kings Ridge Animal Support Club


John & Jackie Fricker

Contact for more information

Kings Ridge Car Club


Bob Panzini

Kings Ridge Catholic Neighbors


Barbara Wessels

Fourth Tuesday, 1 p.m.

Kings Ridge Entertainers


Joanne McShane-Green

Third Monday, 3:30 p.m.

Kings Ridge Men's Club


Forrest Coleman

Fourth Monday, 4:30 p.m.

Kings Ridge Men's Golf Association


Ken Scholl

Tuesday morning

Kings Ridge Players


Margie Kramer

First Thursday, 2 p.m.

Kings Ridge Singers


Carol Lord

Tuesday, 10:30 a.m.

Ladies Bridge Club


Diane Revolinski

Friday, 12:30 p.m.

Club & Group Contact Information Ladies Games


Hoa Paulas

Ladies Golf Association


Nancy Schriner

Ladies Marathon Bridge


Carol Croud

Line Dancing


Nancy McDavid

Monday, 6:30 p.m.; Friday 10: 30 a.m.

Masonic Club


Jim Hicks

Second Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.

Mah Jongg - Sheila Goldman


Sheila Goldman

Mah Jongg Club - Mary Jo


Ellen Seltzer

Mah Jongg- Gloria Balaj


Gloria Balaj

Mah Jongg- Pat Gunther


Pat Gunther

Mah Jongg for Fun


Nadine Persico

Margie's Mah Jongg


Marge Miceli

Men's Poker


Marco Santoro

Mexican Train Dominoes Club


Arvella Germany

Tuesday, 6:15 p.m.

Midwesterners Club


Rosie Mitchell

Second Tuesday, noon

MJ Merrymakers


Nadine Persico

Monday Morning Party Bridge


Jean Parkes or Paula Berry

Monday Night Mah Jongg Club


Sheila Goldman

Monday, 6 p.m.

Needlecrafters Group


Edie Englebert

Monday, 1 p.m.



Sharon Drinkwater

Thursday, 6 p.m.

Open Poker


Ruthie Devine

Original Colonies Club


Bettyanne DeZouche

First Friday, 11:30 a.m.

Oxford Library


Dick Pastor/Becky Pastor




Deb Fisher

Photography Club


Cecil Ramsey

First Monday, 7 p.m.



Walt Greer

Tue/Thu/Sat 8 a.m., Tue,Thu/Sun, 6 p.m.

Ping Pong Group


John Caggiano

Mon, Thu, Sat, 10:30 a.m., Wed, 11:15 a.m.

Pinochle Club


Allan Stoltz



Naomi Morley

Poker Eight


Al Izzo

Quilting & Creative Sewing


Shirley Lack

Red Hat Ladies


Fran Anderson & Shirley Alger



Judy Schmidt

Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Thursdays, 8:30 to 11 a.m.

Rubber Stamping


Tish Borgerding

Third Sunday, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Rummikub Club


Barbara Mintline

Monday, 11:30 pa.m.



Linda Ward



Ruthie Devine

Sassy Lassie 2 Red Hat Group


Jo Farsi

Saturday Night Dominoes


Kandace West

Single Deck Pinochle Club


Allan Stoltz

Singles Group at Kings Ridge


Dee Wilson

Tennis Club


Al Schlazer

Travel Club


Pat Colde

Tuesday Evening Mah Jongg


Holly Mead

Watercolor Group


Mickey Poissant

Tuesday, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Women's Club


Jane Mershon

Third Thursday, 7 p.m.

Working with Clay


Darlene Pinkham

Friday, 1-4 p.m.

Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday & Sunday, 12:30 p.m.

Saturday, 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday & Friday, 9 a.m.

Wednesday, noon

Fourth Tuesday, 7 p.m.

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August 2018 Royal Times  

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