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British Connection Celebrates Diamond Jubilee

Members take part in international celebration honoring Her Majesty The Queen with afternoon tea, cake and champagne.

About 45 members of The British Connection, residents of Sun City Center and Kings Point, gathered Tuesday, June 5, 2012 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Florida Room of the Atrium to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. In keeping with the Jubilee theme, the Board and Committee members decorated the room with the Union Jack, bunting, and two arches adorned with flowers. The decorations were quintessentially British. One member, Donna McLennan, embroidered a silhouette of the Queen, which she designed. It was used as a decoration on the serving tables. We took photos of members under the floral arches for our scrapbooks. Linda Peterson, British Connection President, said the group wanted to join in the

About The Club

The British Connection is comprised of people from Sun City Center and Kings Point who are British (English, Irish, Scottish or Welsh), of British heritage or who have traveled to Great Britain and are interested in its culture and history. The purpose of the club is to meet with likeminded individuals to enjoy various British-themed activities organized by the Club. Each year, the British Connection hosts a traditional Christmas Tea for which Board and Committee members prepare authentic British food. The tea leaves are hand delivered from England. Membership and participation in the club is open to all residents of Sun City Center, Kings Point, and their guests.

Silhouette of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth embroidered by Donna McLennan.

Jubilee celebrations. “We had a right, jolly old time. Even though we are across the pond, we are proud of our heritage and especially wanted to celebrate with our compatriots the world over. This is only the second time in Britain’s thousand-year history that a British monarch has celebrated sixty years on the throne.”

British Connection President Linda Peterson at Podium decorated with Jubilee Tea Towel and flanked by US Flag and British Flag leading assembled group in singing British National Anthem, “God Save the Queen”.

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SCC Photo Club Announces June Competition Winners

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Winners have been announced in the June competition of the Sun City Center Photo Club. Five perfect scores were awarded. Stan Lipski received a 15 for What the Painter Sees, George Seeley received the perfect score for Lavade, Gayle Fischer received her perfect score for Moon Lit Sun Flower, Roger Kele received his perfect score for Watching and Kathy Vitale received the score for What Will I Face Today? In the Color Print category, at

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the Advanced level, George Seeley won golds for Lavade and Airborne. Rose Stack won a silver for Costa Rica Ginger Plant. Marianne Strehar won silver awards for Desert Pita Bread Maker and Bedouin Weaver. Glenn Laucks won a silver award for Golf, Anyone? Stan Lipski won a bronze award for Coming Home and Bill Leasy received a silver award for Does

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Anyone Give a Hoot? and a bronze for On Eagle Watch. At the Intermediate level, Bill Odell won silver awards for Orchids at Biltmore and Let’s Go Fishing. In the Monochrome Print category at the Advanced level, Gayle Fisher won a gold for Old Man. George Seeley received a gold for Get Out of My Way and Bill Leasy received a silver for Everyone’s Grandmother and


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Moon Lit Sun Flower.

a bronze for Are You Looking at Me? In the Color Digital category, at the Advanced level,  Glenn Laucks won a silver for Erding Cathedral, Germany. Gayle Fischer received a gold for Moon Lit Sun Flower and a bronze for Gentle Friend. At the Intermediate level, Kathy Vitale won golds for I See You and Continued on Page 6

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Ready for July 4?

By Phyllis Hodges For a fun Fourth of July, plan to start the day with your friends in the Florida Room on the SCC Central Campus. Breakfast Committee Chairs Sam and Joanne Sudman (813-633-3106) have marshaled the volunteers needed to serve the $5 “red, white & blue” pancakes, sausage, eggs, toast, coffee and juice from 7 a.m. to noon. Later in the day—after 6 p.m.— make your way to ClubLink’s former North Lakes golf course clubhouse on N. Pebble Beach Boulevard. Sandpiper Grill will be there offering an old fashioned barbeque dinner that includes brats, chicken, boneless pork ribs, baked beans, potato chips,

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Reminders: •DON’T DRIVE YOUR GOLF CART! It will be dark after the fireworks. •CHECK OUT THE MINTO AND BRANDON HONDA DISPLAYS and tell them “thanks.” •GET YOUR FREE GLOW-IN-DARK NECKLACES in the food area while the supply lasts. •STAY WITHIN THE DESIGNATED VIEWING AREAS. Violations could cause the fireworks company to stop the display. That would NOT make your fellow viewers happy. soft drinks and water. To add to the festivities, Sandpiper is arranging live and taped music by a dynamic duo—Music By Tito and Debi. Bring your own seating so you can eat comfortably wherever you wish in the fireworks viewing area.    Music by Tito and Debi will liven up our Fourth of July party with oldies and patriotic music.

Come early enough to visit the Brandon Honda and Minto Communities displays in the parking lot adjacent to the clubhouse and thank them for their generosity. Fireworks Chair Ann Marie Leblanc said that their contributions ($11,000 and $10,000) are making this year’s display even bigger than last year. That was Sun City Center’s first and it was spectacular. Leblanc also credits residents for their donations that are paying for permits, security, giveaways, etc.

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The Editor’s Corner Recent Tragedy a Stark Reminder By Adam Porter, EIC, NOKP Golf carts. We all love them. They are convenient, simple to operate and an unbeatable combination of easy and inexpensive when you want to get around the neighborhood or cruise around town. Many of us have them and, of those that do not, most have strongly considered getting one. After all, not only are they convenient and cost effective. They are also safe. Many have accelerator governors equipped so that they cannot top speeds over 15 or 20 mph. They are relatively tough to tip over – for boxy vehicles at least – due to the weight of their engines and batteries. And, of course, most of us stay on designated hardtop paths or roadways. And yet, each year, despite all the advantages, s o m e h o w t r a g e d y strikes. In most cases alcohol and irresponsible behavior are the culprits. Golf carts are, after all, only tools subject to the whims of their operators. And, as with other motor vehicles, statistics prove that operator error or impairment are to blame for most instances of injury involving golf carts. Other causes also fall into the category of “negligence” – too many riders, careless driving and, lets just say it, intentional foolishness. For the most part, folks in our community are careful and safe golf cart users. We use them as intended,

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drive conscientiously and pay attention – well aware that, particularly on the road, we are the “little guy.” Further, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, there are roughly 13,000 golf-cart related accidents requiring emergency room visits each year. But, as a recent local tragedy reminds us, accidents can happen to even the most conscientious drivers and their passengers. It only takes a split second and, through no fault of their own, an innocent passenger becomes a casualty. This, at least for the moment, appears to be the case with 27-year-old Erika Susan Robinson, the Land O’ Lakes woman who died recently after falling from a golf cart. While there are some who have speculated that either Ms. Robinson or the driver may have been impaired or “horsing around,” there appears to be no evidence of either scenario in this case, and the Florida Highway Patrol has not, as of the writing of this article, filed any charges. So, it does not appear that the driver of

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branches of the military services parade before Her Majesty and Prince Philip.  There is a ceremonial aspect to the muster as each branch band marches in the parade, including the bagpipers of the Scottish regiments. The chaplains of each service also offered a blessing. This film was not broadcast in the US but had been obtained by a member from a friend at the BBC. It should be emphasized that this free event was for Members only. Those present received a specially-printed program with the official Diamond Jubilee portrait of the Queen. According to Ms. Peterson, “As always, we had a lot of fun at our Diamond Jubilee Celebration.  Here we can unabashedly admire the Queen because she represents Britain at its best. She makes us all proud to be British.” At the close of the club’s

Jubilee Cake showing silhouettes, coronation photo, tiara, crown and Union Jacks. (dates reflect year of coronation to present).

Jubilee celebration, Ms. Peterson reminded members that the Queen came to the throne at the youthful age of 25. The celebration ended with a champagne toast to Her Majesty and the British National Anthem, God Save the Queen.

British Connection Officers and Directors(L-R): Kathy Howell - Membership; Pauline Smith - Decorations; Heather Holmes - Vice President; Anita Farney - Publicity; Robbin Stratton-Upson - Correspondence; Linda Peterson President; Pam Treadwell - Events; Margaret Lowell - Treasurer; Enid Stewart - Catering. Absent: Jennifer Johnson - Secretary; Dottie Ambill - Catering.

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What Will I Face Today? and a silver for A Simpler Place. Ron Shackelford won gold awards for Lake Moraine and Shazam and a bronze for Yummy.  Pat Jones won a bronze for A Scent of Beauty and Matt Steers won a silver for Santo Domingo Street Lamp. At the Beginner level, Andre Ledoux won gold awards for Orchid and Watching the Sunset and a bronze for Drying Out. Roger Kele won a gold for Watching, a silver for Fog in the Canyon  and a bronze for Hoodoos in Bryce Canyon. Rod Rodrigues won gold awards for

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Hawaii Sunset and Jamestown Windmill at Dawn. Sharon Bolton won a silver for 1985 June Lavender Flower. Joyce Hicklin received gold awards for Fairbanks Dalia, Mom and I and Yukon Woodchuck. Kathy Griffith won gold awards for Protea in Maui and Who’s There? and Vicki Breaugh won a gold award for Stained Glass Reflections. In the Monochrome Digital category, at the Intermediate level, Ron Shackelford won a gold for Omaha Beach Cemetery and, at the Beginner level, Kitty Steers received a


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Summertime Offers Dog Days…and Cat Days Too Submitted by Don Hinderliter

Chico is a handsome Chihuahua who was brought to the shelter when his owner was unable to care for him any longer. He is a charming little man who loves life. He has been spending his days chasing stuffed animals, and his new girlfriend Cupcake, in the play yard. Chico is sweet and loves be cuddled. He is an easy going pup who really just wants a second chance at a happy home life. Chico is neutered, microchipped, and current on his shots. DOB: August 02, 2011.


Samantha is an adorable solid black female young cat about one year old. She is very playful and loves to play with every cat toy in the shelter, if available. She is playful but Samantha likes her afternoon naps on the cat tower and that is where she can be found most afternoons unless she is sunning herself on the lanai. Come in and see her and give her a loving forever home. Samantha has been spayed and brought up-to-date on her shots as well as micro chipped. Micro-chip # 067-849-290 DOB: 06/23/2011.

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33573 is provided by Debbie Caneen, Director of Admissions, Sun Towers from items submitted for publication. To submit events for future publications, send them by the 15th of the prior month. Debbie also publishes Ads and Events, a weekly e-mail containing information about what’s happening in 33573. Your event will also appear in the weekly Ads and Events e-mail and on the website . Send all events by e-mail to You only need to submit your Event one time each month for it to appear in both The News of Kings Point and SCC Ads and Events. SPECIAL EVENTS Please include all basic information, especially Price (or list it’s Free) and Contact Information (phone, e-Mail, or website). Six lines maximum. Send to: sccfreeads@tampabay. As soon as space permits, we will put it in the weekly e-Mail and it will run until event date passes. You do not need to submit it again. PLEASE NOTE: This area is for SPECIAL EVENTS only. WEEKLY, MONTHLY, or ONGOING EVENTS are listed on our website under WEEKLY & MONTHLY MEETINGS at. is updated every which weekend. SUN. JUL 1 - COME SING ALONG WITH US! 9:15 a.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 West Del Webb Blvd, SCC, enjoy a hymn sing starting promptly at 9:15 a.m. before the church’s traditional service. We would love for members of the community to join us! What a joyous sound is heard within our sanctuary as we sing a few of the many favorite hymns we’ve enjoyed over the years. SUN. JUL 1 - VICTORY CELEBRATION 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Community Hall. The 45-piece Sarasota Concert Band will perform Victory Celebration to include Songs of American Revolution, John William’s Liberty Fanfare, and Victory at Sea by Richard Rodgers. Enjoy Dave Downer, Tenor, in America the Beautiful, Music Man, and a heartwarming patriotic sing-a-long. Featuring George CourtenayMiller, the Youth Soloist Contest Winner. With each ticket purchased for this concert you will receive a FREE CD ($10 value) of the Band’s performance at Van Wezel Hall (or another of your choice) at the door day of concert. Tickets are $18/person and can be purchased 9:00 - Noon, Mon-Wed-Fri, CA Office. Open to public. Reserved seats. Info: 813-642-2001. SUN. JUL 1 - THE SOUTH SHORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 2:00 p.m. at The Regent at Winthrop Town Centre 6437 Watson Rd., Riverview. Conducted by Susan Bailey Robinson, presents “Salute To

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American Composers,” featuring works by Copland, Bernstein, Barber, Ellington and Sousa. Tickets are $10 on line at: www. and at the door prior to performances, if available. SUN. JUL 1 - SINGLES SOCIAL DANCE CLUB 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. in the Florida Room, Atrium Bldg. Dance to the music of Thor Stevens. Members $3; Guests $5. BYOB. Ice, water and snacks provided. Proper dress requested. Info: Janet 633-3558. MON. JUL 2 - SAT JUL 7 - HOGANS GOLF CLUB WEEKLY SCHEDULE 7/2 Mon Buffalo Creek 8:45 4 7/4 Wed Sandpiper 8:00 4 7/7 Sat Freedom Fairways 8:45 4 Reservations are required to play with the Hogans. Contact Pam Jones at or visit The Club is open to all SCC and KP residents and their guests. MON. JUL 2 WOMEN’S INTERDENOMINATIONAL BIBLE STUDY 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. in Creason Hall, United Methodist Church 1210 W. Del Webb Blvd, Sun City Center. In-depth studies are held and all ladies are invited! MON. JUL 2 - LIFE CONCERNS SUPPORT GROUP 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. at Homewood Residence, 3910 Galen Court, just off Upper Creek Dr. Bring your depression, anxiety, fears and frustrations either personal or with family, friends or others to receive and give support, in full confidence and free of charge. Join the group in the library on the second floor across from the elevator. Experience both healing and enrichment. Frank Koebrich (813) 642-0773, and Harriet Suskind (813) 633-9899 are both experienced psychotherapists. Sponsored by the Southshore Coalition for Mental Health and Aging. TUE. JUL 3 - CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE SUPPORT GROUP 2:30 4:00 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Join our facilitator Jennifer Petit, from Hometown Homecare as she introduces you to cutting edge resources. This group is exclusively for those living with heart failure and their families and caregivers. For additional information, contact Debbie at 813-634-3347 TUE. JUL 3 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS Beginning - Swing - 5:30 PM Intermediate - Waltz - 6:45 PM Inter./Adv. - Rumba - 8:00 PM Classes are held in the Dance Studio in the Atrium building. Open to all Sun City Center and Kings Point Residents. Couples and Singles welcome. $5/per class. For information call Bernice DuBro at 634-3205. WED. JUL 4 - SUN CITY CENTER JULY 4TH BREAKFAST 7:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. in the Florida Room for the second annual 4th of July Breakfast. Patriotic pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage and toast are offered accompanied by juice and coffee. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $5.00. To volunteer to help serve or cook, please contact Joanne or Sam Sudman, 633-3106 or jsudman@ THU. JUL 5 - ALZHEIMER’S CARGIVER SUPPORT GROUP 10:00-11:00 a.m. Homewood Residence–Personalized Assisted Living and Memory Care, 3910 Galen Ct.(just off Upper Creek Dr.) We’ll provide you with the education, information and resources you need in a caring, confidential environment. Anna Lively, MS, Registered Mental Health Counselor, will guide the group and answer questions and concerns. Meets every First & Third Thursday of the month. Light Refreshments. For Information, Call Bev Hurley @ 813-633-4340 or

THU. JUL 5 - AGING GRACEFULLY SUPPORT GROUP 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. This is a support group for individuals who are learning to live with the effects of aging in a graceful, healthy manner. Facilitated by Laura Burch from Hanson Services, In Home Care. This month’s topic: Laughter is the Best Medicine. Share your funny story with the group! For additional information, contact Debbie at 813-634-3347 SAT. JUL 7 - THE ACADEMY OF BALLROOM DANCE 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. Community Hall, 1910 South Pebble Beach Blvd., Sun City Center. Members free, guests $6.00. Dressy Casual Attire. BYOB. Music by Bernice Debro. Singles Table available. Free lesson “CHA CHA’ from 6:30 - 7:15. All members and other friends are welcome. For further information, call Jean Kostka at 813-634-1235 or Lennie Crooks at 813-642-9975. SUN. JUL 8 - OLDIES BUT GOODIES DANCE CLUB 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. in the Community Hall. The entertainers are: Ricky and Franky. The cost is $5.00 per person for guests and club members are free. BYOB. For more info call 633-5649. MON. JUL 9 - SAT JUL 14 - HOGANS GOLF CLUB WEEKLY SCHEDULE 7/9 Mon Buffalo Creek 8:45 4 7/11 Wed Sandpiper 8:00 4 7/14 Sat Freedom Fairways 8:45 4 Reservations are required to play with the Hogans. Contact Pam Jones at or visit The Club is open to all SCC and KP residents and their guests. TUE. JUL 10 - COPD SUPPORT GROUP 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Joy Barlaan, ARNP and Jan Whitaker, LPN from Ace Homecare have over 50 combined years of experience and will be your facilitators. Your available resources are endless! For additional information, contact Debbie at 813-634-3347 TUE. JUL 10 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS Beginning - Swing - 5:30 PM Intermediate - Waltz - 6:45 PM Inter./Ad. - Rumba - 8:00 PM Classes are held in the Dance Studio in the Atrium building. Open to all Sun City Center and Kings Point Residents. Couples and Singles welcome. $5/per class. For information call Bernice DuBro at 634-3205. WED. JUL 11 - THE SCIENCE OF HEARING 10:00 a.m. – Heritage Room, Atrium Bldg. Central CA Campus - Chuck and Helen Seaver are hearing specialists that will present a power point presentation explaining what part of the brain stops working when we stop hearing. This part of the brain is turned off! Learn all about the state of the art science that will change your life. WED. JUL 11 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS Beginning - Fox Trot - 12:45 PM Intermediate - Cha Cha - 2:00 PM Intermediate - Mambo - 3:15 PM Classes are held in the Dance Studio in the Atrium building. Open to all Sun City Center and Kings Point Residents. Couples and Singles welcome. $5/per class. For information call Bernice DuBro at 634-3205. THU. JUL 12 - SUMMER REHEARSALS OF THE WOMEN’S CHORUS 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb W on two remaining Thursday mornings - July 12 and August 16. Do we have an opportunity for you! If you love to sing, would love to join another group, but haven’t been able or willing to commit to “one more thing” consider sitting in on summer rehearsals of The Women’s Chorus. For more information, please call Chris at 813-634-4341. Join them for

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one, two or all three rehearsals. Who knows, perhaps in experiencing what this group has to offer, you will feel that you’re able to find time in your schedule to fit in one more activity after all! THU. JUL 12 - MEDICATION OPTIONS FOR ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Presented by Dr. Robert H. Trivus, MD, PhD. Dr. Trivus has held teaching positions at Hahnemann Medical College, Harvard Medical School and the University of Pittsburg School of Medicine. He was the Superintendent of Mayview State Hospital and the Project Director of the University of Pittsburgh’s Long-term Care Gerontology Program. Don’t miss this opportunity! Additional host for this meeting is Hometown Home Care. For additional information, contact Debbie at 813-634-3347 THU. JUL 12 - GRIEF, LOSS AND DEPRESSION SUPPORT GROUP 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Grief, Loss or Depression Support Group facilitated by Edmond Dubreuil MSW, RCSWI mental health professional. Supported by: South Shore Coalition on Mental Health & Aging & United Methodist Church of Sun City Center For additional information, contact Debbie at 813-634-3347 SUN. JUL 15 - SINGLES SOCIAL DANCE 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. in the Florida Room, Atrium Bldg. Jack Henriquez, a new entertainer, will provide the music. Members $3; Guests $5. BYOB. Ice, water and snacks provided. Proper dress requested. Info: Janet 633-3558. MON. JUL 16 - SAT JUL 21 - HOGANS GOLF CLUB WEEKLY SCHEDULE 7/16 Mon Buffalo Creek 8:45 4 7/18 Wed Sandpiper 8:00 4 7/21 Sat Freedom Fairways 8:45 4 Reservations are required to play with the Hogans. Contact Pam Jones at or visit: The Club is open to all SCC and KP residents and their guests. MON. JUL 16 - PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP WITH USF 2:30 3:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. This Parkinson’s Support Group facilitated by Eden Feldman, MSW who is the Director of Outreach at the USF Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders Center. If you have Parkinson’s, or are caring for someone with this disease, be sure to attend this support group where needed assistance is readily available! For additional information, contact Debbie at 813-634-3347 TUE. JUL 17 - REDUCE THE CHANCE OF DEMENTIA THROUGH DIET! 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Melody Harber, RN with Gentiva Home Health will present this educational session designed to naturally assist in the prevention of Dementia. For additional information, contact Debbie at 813-634-3347 TUE. JUL 17 - BRING YOUR LOVED ONE WITH DEMENTIA FOR OUR ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Bring Your Loved One For a Well Deserved Break and Attend our Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group. Join Katie Colwell Williams, MA, CMC from Aging Care Advocates for information while your loved one is cared for in our Secured Memory Care. The needed resources are endless! For additional information, contact Debbie at 813-634-3347 Continued on Page 9

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33573 From Page 8 TUE. JUL 17 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS Beginning - Swing - 5:30 PM Intermediate - Waltz - 6:45 PM Inter./Adv. - Rumba - 8:00 PM Classes are held in the Dance Studio in the Atrium building. Open to all Sun City Center and Kings Point Residents. Couples and Singles welcome. $5/per class. For information call Bernice DuBro at 634-3205. WED. JUL 18 THE GOSPEL OF THOMAS REVEALED 10:00 am – Heritage Room, Atrium Bldg. Central CA Campus - Don Smith will reveal truths about “The Gospel of Thomas,” one of the many books discovered in Nag Hammadi, Egypt in 1945 that was not chosen to be included in the Bible. It is said to reveal some of the original words spoken by Jesus. Don will discuss questions like: What did he really say? and What did he really mean? WED. JUL 18 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS Beginning - Fox Trot - 12:45 PM Intermediate - Cha Cha - 2:00 PM Intermediate - Mambo - 3:15 PM Classes are held in the Dance Studio in the Atrium building. Open to all Sun City Center and Kings Point Residents. Couples and Singles welcome. $5/per class. For information call Bernice DuBro at 634-3205. WED. JUL 18 - CLASSICAL MUSIC APPRECIATION 3:30 p.m. Kings Point main clubhouse, East-West Social Room. Free. All lovers of classical music are invited. Information: Arthur C. Joy, 813-633-9783 acjjr@ WED. JUL 18 - KINGS POINT LINE DANCERS PATRIOTIC CELEBRATION 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. in the Borini Theatre at Kings Point. Wear your red, white and blue. Or wear your camouflage. Open to KP and

SCC residents and their guests, $5.50 per ticket available at the KP box office. Invite local friends and family. Couples are always welcome. BYOB and setups. Call Jan for info 634-6226 THU. JUL 19 - AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY RESOURCE CENTER OPEN HOUSE! 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the Main Lobby of South Bay Hospital. Free skin cancer screening, refreshments, information and giveaways. Join us to celebrate the grand opening of the new American Cancer Society Resource Center, located inside of South Bay Hospital. Providing free wigs, prosthetics and resources for those with cancer. For more info on this event or to learn more, call 813-634-0396 THU. JUL 19 - ALZHEIMER’S CARGIVER SUPPORT GROUP 10:00 11:00 a.m. Homewood Residence– Personalized Assisted Living and Memory Care, 3910 Galen Ct.(just off Upper Creek Dr.) We’ll provide you with the education, information and resources you need in a caring, confidential environment. Anna Lively, MS, Registered Mental Health Counselor, will guide the group and answer questions and concerns. Meets every First & Third Thursday of the month. Light Refreshments. For Information, Call Bev Hurley @ 813-633-4340 or THU. JUL 19 - LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Jennifer Petit from Hometown Homecare will facilitate this group. If you are facing the challenges of low vision or caring for a loved one facing this issue, this support group is a must! A FREE quick vision health questionnaire assessment will be provided. For additional

information, contact Debbie at 813-634-3347. THU. JUL 19 - LITURGY OF FAITH 3:00 p.m. at 415 Smithfield Lane Sun City Center. Celebration is facilitated by Katy Zatsick, who is a Woman Catholic Priest. Theme of the gathering for this month is “HOPE.” All are welcome to join us. Queries to Katy 773-401-4012 or Paddy 813-938-5345 MON. JUL 23 - SAT JUL 28 - HOGANS GOLF CLUB WEEKLY SCHEDULE 7/23 Mon Buffalo Creek 8:45 4 7/25 Wed Sandpiper 8:00 4 7/28 Sat Freedom Fairways 8:45 4 Reservations are required to play with the Hogans. Contact Pam Jones at or visit The Club is open to all SCC and KP residents and their guests. TUE. JUL 24 - AMPUTEE SUPPORT GROUP 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Amputee Support Group: Facilitated by Ty Wilson, Patient Care Advocate with Orthotic & Prosthetic Centers. The group is open to amputees, their family member, friends and involved medical personnel. It is our goal to enrich the lives of amputees and help them reach their full potential. The tools we use are peer support, education and activism. For additional information, contact Debbie at 813-634-3347 TUE. JUL 24 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS Beginning - Swing - 5:30 PM Intermediate - Waltz - 6:45 PM Inter./Adv. - Rumba - 8:00 PM Classes are held in the Dance Studio in the Atrium building. Open to all Sun City Center and Kings Point Residents. Couples and Singles welcome. $5/per class. For information call Bernice DuBro at 634-3205.

WED. JUL 25 VIDEO “THRIVE” 10:00 a.m. – Heritage Room, Atrium Bldg. Central CA Campus - THRIVE is an unconventional documentary that lifts the veil on what’s really going on in our world by following the money upstream and uncovering the global consolidation of power in nearly every aspect of our lives. Weaving together breakthroughs in science, consciousness and activism, THRIVE offers real solutions, empowering us with unprecedented and bold strategies for reclaiming our lives Together, we CAN make a difference! WED. JUL 25 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS Beginning - Fox Trot - 12:45 PM Intermediate - Cha Cha - 2:00 PM Intermediate - Mambo - 3:15 PM Classes are held in the Dance Studio in the Atrium building. Open to all Sun City Center and Kings Point Residents. Couples and Singles welcome. $5/per class. For information call Bernice DuBro at 634-3205. THU. JUL 26 - GRIEF, LOSS AND DEPRESSION SUPPORT GROUP 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. at Sun Towers Retirement Community, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Sun City Center. Grief, Loss or Depression Support Group facilitated by Edmond Dubreuil MSW, RCSWI mental health professional. Supported by: South Shore Coalition on Mental Health & Aging & United Methodist Church of Sun City Center For additional information, contact Debbie at 813-634-3347 THU. JUL 26 - MOONGLOW DANCE CLUB 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. at Community Hall, S. Pebble Beach Blvd. Featuring the live music of “Just the Two of Us”. Members are FREE and visitors pay $5.00 per person at

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Salute to American Composers Begins Symphony’s Summer Series

Submitted by Edward Brown The South Shore Symphony Orchestra Features Ellington, Copland, Barber, Sousa, Bernstein “Salute To American Composers,” begins a summer series of six concerts by the South Shore Symphony Orchestra in Sun City Center and Riverview. Conductor Susan Bailey Robinson will lead the orchestra in excerpts from revered works of Americana by Duke Ellington, Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, John Philip Sousa, and Leonard Bernstein, Saturday, June 30 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at St. John The Divine Episcopal Church, 1015 Del Webb Blvd. E., Sun City Center, and July 1 at 2:00 p.m. at The Regent, 6437 Watson Dr., Riverview. $10 tickets, and further information about the summer series, which continues with “A Collection of Overtures,” August 4 and 5 at the same two locations, are available online at www. Susan Bailey Robinson, conductor and music director of the South Shore Symphony Orchestra, has conducted instrumental and vocal ensembles through the United

the door. Singles always welcome. Dressy Casual. BYOB; ice water, cups & napkins provided. We are not “Dancing with the Stars” so no one will be judging your style. We each do what our bodies will allow, in rhythm to the variety of live bands we have at our year round monthly dances. Please join us! For more information, call 813-633-1297 or 813-642-8845. SUN. JUL 29 - SINGLES MINGLE DANCE CLUB OF KINGS POINT 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. in the Studio. Music will be provided by Bryan Ashley. Admission $5. Dressy/casual attire requested. Info: Jeannette 6345560 MON. JUL30 - SAT AUG 4 - HOGANS GOLF CLUB WEEKLY SCHEDULE

7/30 Mon Buffalo Creek 8:45 4 8/1 Wed Sandpiper 8:00 4 8/4 Sat Freedom Fairways 8:45 4 Reservations are required to play with the Hogans. Contact Pam Jones at or visit The Club is open to all SCC and KP residents and their guests. TUE. JUL 31 - SOCIAL DANCE CLASS Beginning - Swing - 5:30 PM Intermediate - Waltz - 6:45 PM Inter./Adv. - Rumba - 8:00 PM Classes are held in the Dance Studio in the Atrium building. Open to all Sun City Center and Kings Point Residents. Couples and Singles welcome. $5/per class. For information call Bernice DuBro at 634-3205.

Susan Bailey Robinson.

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Military Ball to be held at SCC Community Center 5 P.M. Saturday, November 10th, 2012

On Saturday, November 10, 2012, the Sun City Center Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW), will host a Formal Military Ball, starting with a Social Hour at 5:00 pm, at the Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. The Ball will feature a Patriotic Program, hors de ‘oeuvres before a served dinner, entertainment, and dancing. Dining and dancing configuration and the Community Hall will be limited to 40 tables of eight. Formal dress is encouraged (military, black tie, dark business suit)— wearing military decorations is encouraged. Dinner, featuring combined entrée of chicken and filet medallions, will be served by Banquet Masters. Music and dancing will be provided by Bob Boyd and the 42nd Street Orchestral. This is a BYOB event; however, wine for toasting will be provided. Cost is $50:00 per

person. Check should be made payable to MOWW. Attendance is open to all— prior military service is not a requirement. Individual tickets, for singles or couples, can be reserved now with payment due the first week in September. A self-appointed table captain can reserve a table of eight (8). Call or see Frank Zahrobsky (642-9820) or Sheila Greason (634-6193) for additional information and reservations. MOAA members see or call Frank Kepley (642-0801) or Paul Wheat (634-7777).

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Thank you South Bay! Submitted by Chris O’Hara

For eleven days I spent many hours at my husband’s bedside at South Bay Hospital. It wasn’t the first time I’d spent hours sitting at a loved one’s bedside, and certainly not the first hospital. Some have been small community hospitals, others larger metropolitan area hospitals, and two nationally known hospitals. Care at South Bay far exceeded other hospitals. From the time we reached the emergency room until he stepped out of the wheel chair and into our car for the ride home, my husband received excellent, top notch treatment and care. Never once did I have to chase after staff for help. Each person, no matter what their job title, went above and beyond to ensure his comfort. When leaving for the night, I could do so knowing that he was in caring, capable hands. Many times his care exceeded our expectations. Barbara, his ER nurse, gave me a hug before she left for the evening and then came to ICU to check on him the next day. Rosa, his ICU nurse, updated me each time I called, greeted me with a smile and an update when I arrived for the day, took time to listen when I had concerns and gave me a hug before she left at the end of her shift. She too, took time to check on my husband when he was released from ICU. Thank you South Bay Hospital and staff. We in this community are blessed that you are here and care for us as you would care for your own family members. Southbay thank you!

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Hogans Golf Club

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Course: S&piper Oaks-Lakes Play: A-Skins 1st: Butch Gadd, Jim Curtis, Paul Gorney - Tied at 2 Skins 2nd: Sharlen Peter, Rich Lucidi, Ray Dahlquist, & John Apostolou - Tied at 1 Skin Low-net: Butch Gadd - 59 Low-gross: Butch Gadd - 83 Birds: Butch Gadd - #5 Par 3 Jim Curtis - #9 Par 5 Rich Lucidi - #1 Par 5 Paul Gorney - #14 Par 3 John Apostolou - #7 Par 4 Saturday, May 26, 2012 Course: Freedom Fairways Play: H-Skins 1st: Mike McClintic - 3 Skins 2nd: Don Koester & Ray Dahlquist - Tied at 2 Skins Low-net: Mike McClintic - 52 Low-gross: Mike McClintic - 68 Birds: Mike McClintic - #6 Par 4, #9 Par 4, #12 Par 4, #17 Par 4, & #18 Par 3 Don Koester - #3 Par 4 & #9 Par 4 Ray Dahlquist - #3 Par 4 & #13 Par3

Monday, May 28, 2012

Course: Buffalo Creek Play: H-Skins 1st: Paul Gorney - 3 Skins 2nd: Rich Huff & Rich Lucidi - Tied at 2 Skins 3rd: Denny Wintersteen & Ron Doncouse - Tied at 1 Skin Low-net: Paul Gorney - 68 Low-gross: Paul Gorney - 88 Birds: Paul Gorney - #3 Par 3 & #14 Par 5 Rich Lucidi - #16 Par 3

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Course: S & Piper Lakes - Palms Play: A Skins

Flight #1

1st: Don Mowry & Denny Wintersteen - Tied at 2 Skins 2nd: John Apostolou, Rich Lucidi, & Paul Gorney - Tied at 1 Skin Low-net: Paul Gorney - 64 Low-gross: Paul Gorney - 87 Birds: John Apostolou - #3 Par 4

Flight #2

1st: Sharlene Peter - 5 Skins 2nd: Ron Doncouse - 2 Skins 3rd: Scotty McTavish - 1 Skin Low-net: Sharlene Peter - 59 Low-gross: Sharlene Peter - 88 Birds: Burt Easter - #13 Par 5 & John Grunwald - #13 Par 5

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2nd: Karen Jones & Charlie Brown - Tied at 1 Skin Low-net: Van Dacosta - 52 Low-gross: Karen Jones - 69 Birds: Karen Jones - #14 Par 4 & Don Koester - #3 Par 4

Monday, 6/4/12

Course: Buffalo Creek Play:H-Skins 1st: Rich Lucidi - 3 Skins 2nd: John Lackey - 2 Skins 3rd: Ruben Jones & Paul Gorney - Tied at 1 Skin Low-net: Rich Lucidi - 64 Low-gross: Rich Lucidi & Paul Gorney - Tied at 89 Birds: Rich Lucidi - #3 Par 3 Paul Gorney - #3 Par 3

Monday, 6/11/12

Course: Buffalo Creek Play:H-Skins 1st: Rich Lucidi & Burt Easter - Tied at 2 Skins 2nd: Paul Maki, Ruben Jones, John Apostolou, & Denny Wintersteen - Tied at 1 Skin Low-net: John Apostolou - 69 Low-gross: Ruben Jones - 85 Birds: Denny Wintersteen - #11 Par 4

L to R: Ruben Jones, Rich Lucidi, John Lackey. Not pictured: Paul Gorney.

Wednesday, 6/6/12

Course: S&piper Palms-Oaks Play:A Skins 1st: Paul Gorney - 2 Skins 2nd: Rich Lucidi, Ron Doncouse, & John Apostolou Tied at 1 Skin Low-net: Ron Doncouse - 63 Low-gross: Ruben Jones & John Apostolou - Tied at 85 Birds: John Apostolou - #6 Par 5 & #13 Par 4 Paul Gorney - #14 Par 3 Ron Doncouse - #13 Par 4

Left to Right: Ron Doncouse, Charlie Brown, & Don Koester.

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Standing L to R: Denny Wintersteen, John Apostolou, Rich Lucidi, & Paul Maki. Seated L to R: Ruben Jones & Burt Easter.

Also playing: Paul Gorney, Don Mowry, Rich Huff, & new Hogans member, Loron Mercer. Welcome to the Hogans, Loron!

The Club is open to all Sun City Center, Kings Point & Associated residents & their guests. Submitted by: Pam Jones Email: Phone: 813-419-4376. Web Address:

Wednesday, 6/13/12 Course: Sand Piper Oaks Lakes Play: A-Skins 1st: Charlie Brown - 2 Skins 2nd: Butch Gadd, Ron Doncouse, Denny Wintersteen, & Don Mowry Low-net: Butch Gadd - 65 Low-gross: Ruben Jones - 84 Birds: Denny Wintersteen - #15 Par 4 Burt Easter - #3 Par 4 John Apostolou - #14 Par 3 Don Mowry - #2 Par 4.

L to R: Paul Gorney, Ron Doncouse, Charlie Brown, John Apostolou, & Rich Lucidi.

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Course: Freedom Fairways Play:H-Skins 1st: Don Koester - 8 Skins 2nd: Ron Doncouse - 3 Skins 3rd: Charlie Brown & Art Swallow - Tied at 1 Skin Low-net: Don Koester - 53 Low-gross: Don Koester - 76 Birds: Don Koester - #3 Par 4 & #18 Par 3

L to R: Charlie Brown, Karen Jones, Van Dacosta, & Don Koester.

Course: Freedom Fairways Play:H-Skins 1st: Don Koester & Van Dacosta - Tied at 4 Skins

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L to R: Ron Doncouse, Art Swallow, Don Koester, & Charlie Brown.

Back Row - L to R: Don Mowry, Charlie Brown, Butch Gadd, Burt Easter, Ruben Jones, & Denny Wintersteen. Seated - L to R: John Apostolou & Ron Doncouse.

Also playing: Rich Lucidi, Paul Gorney, & Ed Novess (guest).

Saturday, 6/16/12

Course: Freedom Fairways Play:H-Skins 1st: Don Koester - 4 Skins 2nd: Charlie Brown - 3 Skins 3rd: Ron Doncouse - 2 Skins Low-net: Don Koester - 52 Low-gross: Ron Doncouse - 72 Birds: Ron Doncouse - #4 Par 3, #5 Par 4, #6 Par 4 Charlie Brown - #4 Par 3

George Fenwick made his 12th., 13th., & 14th. hole-inones all on the same hole, Challenge #8 on the Falcon Watch Golf Course. George made #14 on May 28th., Memorial Day, making it an even memorable event, as he is a Veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars during his 27 years in the U.S. Marine Corps. Semper FL. Submitted by Judy Fenwick

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Falcon Watch 9 Hole

Results 5/18/12 Best 5 holes minus 1/2 Handicap Flight A Judy Delany 12.5 T -2nd Roselie Killian 14.5 T-Jane Boccieri 14.5 Flight B Rosa Gerry 12 Sue Freed 14 Terry Wynne 14.5 Flight C Kathy Boccieri 12 Nancy Stevens 14 Jo Nieter 15.5

Results 5/25/12 Low Net at Falcon Watch 1st Flight Emma Gadd 33 Rosalie Killian 35 T-Jane Boccieri 36 Mary McClafferty 36 2nd Flight Lorraine Fritzel 35 Meg Towner 36 Rosa Gerry 37 3rd Flight Mariltn McCormick 30 KathyBoccieri 36 Jennie Ryan 37

Falcon Watch Golf League Points + Handicap 6/15/12

1st Flight 1st Jane Boccieri 33 T 2nd Place Emma Gadd 29 Rosalie Killian 29 2nd Flight T 1st Lorriane Fritzel 29 .Terry Wynne 29 2nd Pat Conlin 28 3rd Flight 1st. Mary McClafferty 28 2nd Kathy Boccieri 26 T 3rd Mary Arpia 25 Rita Fedock 25 Jo Neiter 25

Submitted by: Emma Gadd

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Don’t Get Carried Away

Submitted by Deputy Chris Girard Here are two things to strongly consider. Number one – your valuables should be protected in a safe, not out in plain sight. Number two – your safe should be, well, safe. Now, it is likely that we have all seen those small “fireproof” safes at the store. When you see one, it’s natural to think: “Well, check that out, I can put my valuables in there and they are protected from fire, plus I can hide that safe just about anywhere.” What a deal! Unfortunately, that is exactly what the bad guys are thinking. Or near enough as makes no difference. Here’s the scenario: A bad guy breaks into your home while you are out for the day. He rummages around looking for valuables. Sees nothing left out in the open. Well, that’s good. Then he peaks under the bed or up in the closet or in a cabinet and what does he see? A small safe. Hmmm. Not sure what’s in there, but it sure must be valuable. So he tucks it under his arm and out the door he goes. Now, maybe he just took off with a few licenses and policy paperwork, so it does him no good. But what a headache for you! Now you have to replace all that paperwork. And you need some of that paperwork to get some of the other stuff. You see how that could become a nightmare?

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and viable option. But for things you need to have at hand or at a moment’s notice, a large, bolted to the floor fireproof safe is the best way to go. No matter what, keep your valuables out of sight. Criminals tend to be

But, it could get worse. If you did have something valuable in there – jewelry, cash or even a firearm, for instance – then the fact that they are in a safe really did not help you much at all. See, if it can be carried, it is not “safe.” No matter what the package said. So, what is the answer? Well, first, you need to get a safe that cannot be carried. Now, this does not mean you need to get one of those huge floor models the size of a bedroom. But your safe, to be effectively “safe,” must be stationary. In other words – bolted to the floor. That way, even if the bad guy tried to pick it up, no dice. He may make a mess, but he will leave without your valuables. Now, what can you do if you do not have a safe? Well, a bank safety deposit box is still a safe

opportunists, and if you make the “opportunity” more difficult, you – and your valuables – are better protected. So, keep your stuff locked up. And be safe out there.


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Open a Book and Enter Endless Worlds of Opportunity

By Eddie Dixon Okay folks, this month is the last in my short summer series of places to go and things to do when the little folks are visiting. This last one is a bit nearer and dearer to me than you might expect from a globetrotting “doer” like myself. But, it is the perfect destination on those inevitable rainy days of summer here in the Sunshine State. The local libraries. See, before I had the money and the time to travel for real, travel for me was books. Even as a kid on vacation with my parents, a book was a constant companion. I could go anywhere. Do anything. I could solve mysteries with Sherlock Holmes and the Hardy Boys. I could travel the equator with Mark Twain or ride the river with Huck Finn. All I had to do was open a book. And the library was my portal to all those worlds, to learning all those things I would later see and do firsthand. But our local libraries are about more than just books. There are tons of opportunities to have fun with the young ones, to expand their imagination and introduce them to new and exciting worlds. There are group reading times, story times for all ages. Painting for adults and teens, seminars on a variety of topics, teen nights, game zones, family story times, slumber parties, cartooning, writing workshops, puppet shows, nature shows and tons more!

Yep, next time your grands say “I’m bored” give the local library a call and see what they’ve got cooking. For a great heads up on what there is to do for kids, go online and click over to and click the “KIDS” link at the top of the page. That will lead you to an entire site dedicated just for kids. Got teenagers? The library is a great place to turn the scowl of adolescence upside down too. Yes, they may object at first – at least some might – but if you get them to give it a chance they may have a good time in spite of themselves. They can choose from programs like teen tech, arts, game nights, clubs and other fun group and individual activities. There are more than 20 libraries in Hillsborough County, but here is the information for the two local libraries:

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the golf cart was operating the vehicle inappropriately. He was driving the golf cart through a neighborhood and simply made a left turn, something most of us with golf carts have done countless times. Perhaps it was a sudden turn. Perhaps speed was a factor. And perhaps Ms. Robinson simply did not expect the turn. Whatever the cause, this is just speculation, and none of it points to criminal – or even dangerous behavior. But it does point to a stark reminder. Golf carts, though convenient, can also be dangerous when care is not used in the operation. Most lack seat belts. And the majority do not have anything for a passenger to grab if he or she loses his or her balance. In fact, Call

the handle on the passenger side or bar on the right side of the windshield can act as a fulcrum when grabbed during a fall, causing the passenger to be launched up and out. And, over the past two decades, the increased speed and power capabilities of golf carts have only increased the odds of an accident. Over 132 percent between 1990 and 2006. Of course, there is the other, often unspoken, caveat. We are not always the only persons to exclusively use our golf carts. And we all know that teenagers have a penchant for being circumspect and cautious. Right. Nuff said, there. Bottom line, friends. Let’s be safe out there. Hang on tight and, before you crank that wheel to the left, tell somebody.

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B U L L E T I N Lions Club Meeting Change

Effective July 1, the Sun City Center Lions Club will be moving their meetings to the Sandpiper Grill, 1702 South Pebble Beach Boulevard, Sun City Center -- 813-633-4994. The Lions Club meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month.  Lunch will be ordered from the regular menu -- self pay -- and will be served beginning at 11:00 a.m. Meeting begins promptly at 12:00 noon.  The first meeting in July will be the 11th. The Lions board meetings will continue to be held the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Armstrong Room  in the Atrium Building off North Pebble Beach Boulevard.    Anyone interested in attending the Lions Club meetings is very welcome.  Lions Clubs are well known for their work in helping to eradicate blindness throughout the world, but more importantly, do much for our local community.  For more information, please call the McGoverns at 633-4202. 

The Science of Hearing

Moonglow Dance Club

The Moonglow Dance Club will feature the live music of “Just the Two of Us” at their monthly dance on Thursday July 26th. Please join us at Community Hall, S. Pebble Beach. Blvd., for listening and dancing from 7:30-9:30 PM.  Dressy Casual.  BYOB with cups, ice water & napkins provided.  Singles are always welcome.  Club members are FREE and visitors pay $5.00 per person at the door. If you think that you can’t Ballroom Dance, remember we are not “Dancing with the Stars”.  We each enjoy doing whatever our bodies allow us to do, in time to the varied music we have from a different live band every month.  No one will be judging your performance, so just come and have fun dancing your own style to live music.  For more information please call 813-633-1297 or 813-642-8845.

Community Foundation Awards Ceramic Club

Wed. July 11, 10:00 am – Heritage Room, Atrium Bldg. Central CA Campus - Chuck and Helen Seaver are hearing specialist that will present a power point presentation that explains what part of the brain that stops working when we stop hearing. This part of the brain is turned off! Learn all about the state of the art science that will change your life.

Friday Night Movie

Sun City Center United Methodist Church, located at 1210 Del Webb Blvd. W, will again observe its Friday Night at the Movie July 13, 2012. The feature of the month is “FLY AWAY HOME.” A movie that will stir your heart. Fly Away Home is about a 13-year old girl whose life has been drastically changed after the death of her mother who lived in England and had to move to Canada to live with her estranged father. They learn what family is all about when they adopted a flock of orphaned geese. They not only teach them to fly, but how to migrate south. The smell of coffee and popcorn will draw you through the doors of Creson Hall at 6:00 P.M. Cookies and other drinks will also be served. The movie will start at 6:30 with a warm welcome and an introduction to the movie. For the cookies and drinks, a small donation will be greatly appreciated. If you like to bake, cookies will be accepted and appreciated.

The Gospel of Thomas Revealed

Wed. July 18, 10:00 am – Heritage Room, Atrium Bldg. Central CA Campus - Don Smith will reveal truths about “The Gospel of Thomas,” one of the many books discovered in Nag Hammadi, Egypt in 1945 that was not chosen to be included in the Bible. It is said to reveal some of the original words spoken by Jesus. Don will discuss questions like: “What did he really say?” and “What did he really mean?”

Board in Kiln Room.

The Community Foundation of Greater Sun City recently awarded $1,550.00 to the Sun City Ceramic Club. These funds, available thru the Carlyle and Elizabeth Stieler Grant, provided the equipment to support the installation of a new and proper kiln ventilation system.  This system, installed by Excalibur Kiln and Rob’s Kiln Service Company of Seminole, FL, has many benefits including removing harmful gases being discharged from the firing process as well as increasing the life of the heating coils and improving the coloration of the pieces being fired.    The funds provided from the Grant and additional monies from the club budget with the Community Association enabled this project to reach its completion with a successful conclusion.  This is  evident in the picture of the Club Board in the Kiln Room from left to right Monica McPhillips, 2nd VP, Nan Burgett, Treasurer, Kathy Boydston, 1st VP, Elsie Diel, Secretary, Carol Cook, President.  A heartfelt thanks to all involved.

Ongoing Generosity of The Community Foundation of Greater Sun City Center

KP Line Dancers Patriotic Dance Submitted by Jan Ulics

Come celebrate our patriotism with the Kings Point Line Dancers on Wed July 18, 7 - 10 PM, in the Borini Theatre at Kings Point. Wear your red, white and blue.  Or wear your camouflage.   Open to KP and SCC residents and their guests, $5.50 per ticket available at the KP box office.  Invite local friends and family.   Couples are always welcome.  BYOB and setups. Call Jan for info 634-6226

SCC Ceramic Club News

The five-member Board of the Sun City Center Ceramic Club gratefully acknowledged those members who often go above and beyond in helping our club achieve the high standards that we and the community have come to expect. This special affair was deliciously catered by Christie’s Catering of Sun City Center and held in the Armstrong Room on Friday, April 20, 2012.

Pelican Players’ Summer Production

The Pelican Players is proud to present Noel Coward’s BLITHE SPIRIT at the Borini Theatre on July 20 and 21. This witty, otherworldly comedy will have the kind of special effects that audiences will be talking about for years to come. The cast and crew of this unusual production are talented, creative, and determined to entertain. Did I mention the ghost that appears and disappears? Or the objects in the room that move about mysteriously? Or the special sound effects? And, of course, there’s Noel Coward’s witty banter and crisp dialogue. Do yourself a favor and come to see BLITHE SPIRIT, Friday and Saturday evenings, July 20 and 2l at 7:00 pm. Matinee at 1:00 pm on Saturday, July 21. Tickets are $12.00 and can be purchased at the Kings Point Box Office. Cabaret Seating – bring friends, drinks, and prepare to laugh out loud!

The Community Foundation of Greater Sun City Center has awarded a 10,000 grant to The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center for ongoing funding of Project Tooth, a ministry reaching out to children in local schools in need of dental care.  Last year, 1,200 children received education in dental hygiene and vouchers for dental treatment at Sun Coast Dental Centers.  Project Tooth plans for 201213 includes increasing the children served to 1,500 and supporting the “A Smile Every Mile” dental bus at the Good Samaritan Mission Back-To-School event.  A student who had suffered dental pain for months stated,  “You have saved my life.”   Once again, members of the Community Foundation have united with generous spirit to make a difference in Sun City Center and South Hillsborough County.  Project Tooth produces healthy, happy smiles.

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B U L L E T I N Video Thrive -- A Documentary That Lifts the Veil on our True History

KPAL Elects New Officers

Wed. July 25, 10:00 am – Heritage Room, Atrium Bldg. Central CA Campus - THRIVE is an unconventional documentary that lifts the veil on what’s really going on in our world by following the money upstream and uncovering the global consolidation of power in nearly every aspect of our lives. Weaving together breakthroughs in science, consciousness and activism, THRIVE offers real solutions, empowering us with unprecedented and bold strategies for reclaiming our lives Together, we CAN make a difference!

SCC Emergency Squad Graduates Emergency Medical Responders Submitted by: Jan Huber, Assistant Chief

On Friday, May 25th, the Kings Point Art League met in the East/ West Social Hall where the members enjoyed a Potluck Luncheon as they elected the new officers for the 2012-2013 year. Everyone had a chance to enjoy all the delicious homemade goodies before the business meeting was called to order.  The new officers were nominated, and then approved as follows: President:  Vernie Frigeri Pictures from left to right: Vice-President:  Mary Ann Meeker Nora Merriam, RN, Assistant Director of Education, Marty Paulsen, Bob Secretary:  Glennys Bourassa Mezey, Molly Perotto, Bryan Brown, Daryl Wilkinson, and Frank Popovich. Assistant Secretary:  Eleanor Crossley Treasurer:  Carol Ramsey   Six students have completed the intense Emergency Medical Assistant Treasurer:  Diane G. Simon Responder course given at the Sun City Center Emergency Following the business meeting, the attention was turned to several Squad training center.  Students were trained and certified in CPR, paintings members had brought in, either to show new techniques and studied medical and environmental emergencies, airway they had tried, or address a problem in a painting needing management, the human body, shock, bleeding and poisoning.  some suggestions to resolve.  We were all treated to informative Students will now be assigned to one of eight teams and will begin and constructive critiques by Sue Corbett, an award winning a period of mentoring with an experienced ambulance crew.  Advanced Member, along with other members who contributed The SCC Emergency Squad has 440 members and is actively their comments.  This was the last regular meeting for KPAL until seeking to recruit more volunteers.  This will enable the Squad to September.   keep 2 or more ambulances available to the community on a 24/7 basis.  KPAL Artist of the Month The Squad recruits people from all of the surrounding areas and Kings Point Art League’s  “Artist of the Month” for the month of accepts trainees as young as 18 years of age. All training, books, July is Peggy Wiggins.  Peggy grew up in New Jersey, moving and uniforms are provided free of charge. If you would like to know to North Carolina in 1988, where more about this prestigious volunteer organization, please visit our the local college offered a free web site at or give us a call at 813-633-1411. weekly oil painting class for seniors with Chris Hughes.  In 1992, Peggy Italian Heritage Club Luau moved to Kings Point, where she Submitted by Annette Macdonald has studied acrylics with Terry Tyrell, Come in your grass skirt or sarong or as a shipwrecked sailor!  The and watercolor with Jo Tarabula Americans of Italian Heritage Club is going to start the season off and Shirley Crist.  Currently, she is with a Luau Party on September 10th in the Borini Theater in Kings taking a pastel class with Cynthia Point.  The doors will open at 5:30 pm.  As always it is a BYOB with Wortmann.  Peggy is  a widow who coffee, ice tea and punch supplied.  There will be salad, Carved keeps busy with her four children Ham with Pineapple Sauce, Sweet & Sour Chicken, Chinese Rice, and six grandchildren.  She enjoys Asian Vegetable Blend, Stewed Apples and Dessert.  Schuler will rubber-stamping and making mini be the caterer.  ELVIS (Bill Lindsey) will be your entertainer.  $13 quilts for Alzheimer’s research as for members and $15 for non-members.  There will be seating well.  Peggy loves to attend demos reservations.  Those wishing to reserve a table of 8, please send all and workshops to improve her skills, names and checks in together.  Please mail checks made payable and learn new techniques.  Stop by to A.I.H. to Annette Macdonald (633-9697), 2450 Kensington Greens and see Peggy’s beautiful artwork, Drive, SCC 33573.  Cut-off date is Sept. 4th. which will be on display for the month of July, from July 7th through August 4th, in the window at the Art Room in Kings Point North Thanks From the Patriots Club Clubhouse.  The Sun City Center Patriots Club would like to thank those that participated in the Memorial Day Observance held at the Kings Women’s Club Supports Point Borini Theater for their generous donations to the Wounded SCC Emergency Squad Warrior Project. The Wounded Warrior Fund supports the veterans’   Janet Cardullo, President of the SCC Women’s Club presents volunteer programs at the James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in a check for $500.00 to Tampa. Your donations will do so much to help and support our Noreen Schramm, Chief wounded veterans. of the SCC Emergency The Squad is Squad.  Computer Club Classes                                            grateful for this donation  Using a digital camera with your computer. This 3-hour mini course since we are totally will be held on Wednesday, July 18 at 9 AM in the Computer Club supported by community Classroom. Tuition is $10, payable upon registration. Register in the donations.  We receive no Computer Club classroom, Monday-Saturday, 12:30 – 5 PM. governmental funding at all. If you think you may KP Jazz Lovers Group be interested in joining this We have found a way to beat the summer heat without getting prestigious group, check wet. It’s both simple and free. Join us as we enjoy a variety of cool us out on line at www.sccjazz sounds. The Kings Point Jazz Lovers group meets the third Friday or give us a call of each month. Next meeting is July 20th from 2:00-4:00 PM in the at 813-633-1411. South Social Room of the Main Clubhouse.

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B U L L E T I N SCC Men’s Club 50th Birthday Celebration

To show the Club’s appreciation and thanks for the support over the last 50 years residents of the Sun City Center Area and Kings Point are invited to the SCC Men’s Club 50th Birthday Celebration on October 25, 2012. The Club, which started in 1962, is one of the oldest official clubs in Sun City Center. The Club, which started as an informal men social function, became a Service Club in 1990 “Dedicated to Provide and Promote Charitable Community Services and Involvement”. The celebration will be in the Community Hall at 1910 South Pebble Beach Blvd from 1 to 4 pm with free ice cream, cake, and entertainment. Men’s Club member volunteers are needed to help with the Birthday Celebration. Call President Elect Jim Rottman at 813.634.8133 to volunteer or for more information.

GFWC SCC Woman’s Club Elects Officers for 2012/2013 Submitted by Roselyn Cruthis

GFWC Donates to SCC Beautification

Janet Cardulla, GFWC Sun City Center Woman’s Club president (2010-12) presented a check for $400 to the SCC Beautification Committee president,  David Green, and property manager  Amelia Eich of LE Wilson Associates.  The donation will help to defray the costs of maintaining the Highway 674 median. In addition, the GFWC Woman’s Club, at their April and May general meetings,  donated the proceeds from their 2011-12 fundraisers to SCC volunteer agencies and area charities including: SCC Library, $723 for the annual Wall Street Journal subscription and purchase of large print books; SCC Emergency Squad, $500; SCC Samaritan Services Ride, $300; SCC Guardianship Foundation, $300; SCC Patriot’s Club, $150; SCC Mental Health Coalition, $150, Mary Martha House, $500 and CARE Animal Rescue, $300.

SCC Patriots Club Presents Check to The Wounded Warrior Project

GFWC SCC Woman’s Club elected new officers for the coming year. They are, seated left to right: Angie Maze, Recording Secretary; Dorothy Myers, Treasurer; Jean Smith, President; Uta Kuhn, 1st Vice President; Roselyn Cruthis, co-3rd Vice President.  Standing from left:  Gloria Morrow, 2nd Vice President; Nell Elliott, Membership Secretary; Connie Williams, 4th Vice President; Jeanne Nenarella, Recording Secretary; Jan Bassett, Director; Janet Cardulla, Director and Ann Bohachek, Director.  Not pictured are Nancy Russell, co3rd Vice President and Mary Culliton, Parliamentarian. President, Jean Smith called a planning and orientation meeting in early June.  Club meetings resume in September.  GFWC is an international organization of Women’s Clubs that focus on serving their individual communities.  Standing committees are dedicated to enhancing community resources in Arts and Crafts, Conservation, Education, Home Life and International Outreach. If you are interested in membership, please call Nell Elliott at 813.830.8176.

SCC Emergency Squad Welcomes 4 New EMTs

L to R: Cathy Williams – Department for Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Services James A. Hailey Veterans Hospital, Uta Kuhn – President, Patriots Club, and Ronika Anderson, CVM Voluntary Service Specialist.

The Sun City Center Patriots Club presented a check for $1,225.00 to the Wounded Warriors Project at the James A. Hailey Veterans Hospital from the monies collected during the fund raising at the Memorial Day Observance held at the Kings Point Borini Theater. The money will be used to support the rehabilitation program at the hospital. The U.S. Government has stopped all funding for these veterans programs due to budgetary constraints. The Patriots Club would like to extend a “THANK YOU” to all that supported this worthwhile cause.

Take 3 Serenades Men’s Club

The “Take Three” Trio and their sounds of the Andrew Sisters provided a nostalgic trip down memory lane at the annual joint luncheon with their spouses and friends. The sit down lunch was catered by Banquet Masters and hand painted vases produced locally were presented to each lady. For information about the Men’s Club call John Armstrong V.P. Membership (813) 634-3434.


Pictured from left to right: Michael Fischer, Justin Jamison, Chief Noreen Schramm, Tom Murphy, Robert Leonard.

A new generation of EMT’s is emerging in Sun City Center. These four new Emergency Medical Technicians successfully completed the intense course at Hillsborough Community College.  Each of them also passed the National Registry for further certification.  We are very proud of the dedication and commitment of these fine young people.  The Sun City Emergency Squad is comprised of 440 people with about 220 in direct patient contact.  Each person is assigned to one of eight teams and they work on a rotating schedule once every eight days.  If you are interested in learning more about our training programs and think that you might like to volunteer for the largest all - volunteer EMS program in the State, please give us a call at 633-1411 or visit the web site at  

• There are two events scheduled in September. Both have reserved seats and are open to the public. St. Petersburg Opera Co. will perform in the Rollins Theater. The Tampa Bay Heralds of Harmony will hold a concert in the Community Hall. Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, August 29, 9:00 a.m., at the Atrium-Kiosk. Thereafter, tickets will be sold Monday-Wednesday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-noon, at the KIOSK. Info: Judy Schings, 813-642-2001. • St. Petersburg Opera Co. - The three Sunday dates are September 23, 2012, Highlights of Sweeney Todd; January 20, 2013, Highlights of Tosca; and May 19, 2013, Highlights of Ariadne auf Naxos. You can either purchase all three operas as a mini-series for $30/person or an individual opera ticket for $12/person/opera.   • America, the Beautiful will be presented by the Tampa Bay Heralds of Harmony, Sunday, September 30, 2:30-4:30. Tickets will be $15/person.   • The 2012-13 Entertainment Series brochure is in its final review stage. Renewal notices will be sent out by the end of August.

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Military News

MOWW presents Lt Col Frank Zahrobsky with Silver Patrick Henry Award.

NOAA Executive Officer address MOWW/MOAA meeting

Photo by Frank Kepley Lt Col Frank Zahrobsky, USAF (Ret) and CAPT Donald Aiken, USN (Ret).

Lt Col Frank Zahrobsky was presented with the Silver Patrick Henry Award for achieving outstanding advances for the Sun City Chapter of the Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) during his leadership serving as Chapter 226 Commander for the past two years.  The award was presented at the Sun City Center Plaza Club on June 21, 2012, during a joint Military Officers of America Association and MOWW joint meeting. The award speaks to the extraordinary leadership he demonstrated in continuing the efforts of his predecessor by significantly rebuilding a waning chapter and markedly increasing its member numbers by 18 per cent, which for a midsized chapter is an outstanding achievement.  In addition, his substantial involvement in striving to improve the MOWW leadership conferences, which involve 8 chapters, has been extraordinary.  Col. Zahrobsky was instrumental in obtaining $13,000 in grant money, which is used for the various MOWW youth programs and he has increased the number of high schools now participating in the programs from 6 to 30.  He has also contributed greatly to increasing the number of JROTC and Boy Scout programs that now participate in the MOWW programs.  

Captain Donald Aiken Jr. the Executive officer for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Aircraft Operations Center (AOC), Tampa, FL, since January 2008, gave a presentation at the Sun City Center Plaza Club on June 21, 2012. The meeting was a joint meeting between the Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) and the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA).  Also known as the “Hurricane Hunters,” the AOC provides a variety of aircraft in support of NOAA’s mission to understand and predict changes in Earth’s environment and conserve and manage coastal and marine resources to meet our Nation’s economic, social, and environmental needs.  CAPT Aiken discussed the three aspects of hurricane hunting, i.e., reconnaissance, surveillance, and research.  He stated that the tracking part of the equation was very good, but that measuring the intensity of the storms is something they are continually trying to improve.  He discussed the current methods being used to evaluate the storms pressure, temperature and wind speed.   He noted that NASA and NOAA are now working together on developing and using unmanned systems that can reach elevations of 60,000 feet.

Sheila Greason presented with MOWW Region Certificate for outstanding Newsletter

Historian, Dr. Nicholas Steneck addresses MOAA.

Dr. Nicholas Steneck was the featured speaker at the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) meeting/luncheon held in the Florida Room at the SCC Atrium on June 6th, 2012 Dr. Steneck is currently Assistant Professor of History and Chair of Photos by Frank Kepley the Department of Left, Dr. Nicholas Steneck accepting appreciation History and Political gift from LTC Paul Wheat, President, MOAA.  Science at Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida.  Prior to joining the FSC faculty, he held temporary positions at Ohio State University, Oberlin College, Wittenberg College, and Wesleyan College.  His presentation included a discussion of D-Day and more specifically, the lack of understanding and appreciation today’s students have regarding the significance of the events that occurred during that period in our history. He stressed that due to a general lack of direct contact with veterans of the two world wars, the knowledge of past generations has, for the most part, been lost on today’s youth. He also discussed the various compromises that occurred between the United States, Britain Dr. Nicolas Steneck. and Russia that ultimately resulted in the success achieved in World War II.  Subsequent to his presentation questions were entertained.

Photo by Frank Kepley Lt Col Frank Zahrobsky, USAF (Ret), observes Lt Col Gordon Bassett, USAF (Ret) presenting Region Certificate to Chapter Commander elect Sheila Greason.

Sheila Greason, the MOWW Chapter Commander elect,  was presented with a Region Certificate for the Sun City Center Chapter of Military Order of World the World Wars newsletter, which has won the best chapter newsletter award for the last two years.  The certificate was presented by the recent past Region 6 Commander, Lt Col Gordon Bassett, at the Sun City Center Plaza Club during a joint meeting of the MOWW and Military Officers of America Association (MOAA), on June 21, 2012. 


On May 18, 2012 Brigadier General Colin Howgill, Chairman of the Military Family Support Trust, presented JROTC awards to students at East Bay High School. The students are: Cadet Bryon Medina (Freshman), Cadet James Hillyard (Sophomore), Cadet Alana Hubbard (Junior) and Cadet Luis Ruiz (Senior). MFST offers congratulations to these outstanding cadets.

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Parade Committee Finalizes Prizes; Seeks Sponsors

By Phyllis Hodges More details are unfolding regarding the December 8th Golf Cart Parade and Winter Festival. Starting time for the parade is 10 a.m. The Winter Festival sponsored by Minto Communities in the SCC Community Association courtyard will begin at noon. Distribution of Minto’s $5,000 prize money is also finalized as follows: • Categories: Individuals, Clubs, Service Organization, Home Owner/Condo Owner Associations • First, Second, Third and Fourth placement in each category will receive $500, $300, $200 and $100 respectively. • There will also be a trophy and $400 cash prize for the Best-in-Show winner, which will be selected from the four firstplace winners. Dave Birkett, who is chairing the committee, said, “The $5,000 in prizes will surely ignite interest throughout the eligible area (Kings Point, Sun City Center and Freedom Plaza) to help in the effort to set a new Guinness record for Decorated Golf Carts.

We believe that widening decorating possibilities with the theme of ‘Tiz the Sea-Sun” will also generate interest. “Although the parade is several months away, we have a lot of work to do. We are now creating the registration form and contacting potential judges and celebrity guests. High on the “To Do” list is finding sponsors to defray other expenses such as permits, security and signage. Committee members Uta Kuhn and Erma Faron will be contacting potential business sponsors.”  He cited the benefits of sponsorship: • Satisfaction from being an involved community member • Exposure from publicity • Certificate of sponsorship suitable for display • Team-building opportunity if a business enters a cart in the parade (Businesses can enter for a $50 fee but are not eligible for prizes.) Anyone interested in being a sponsor can contact Kuhn at (813-642-9555) or Faron at (813-634-1969).

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HOPE Fund Receives Grant

The HOPE Fund has been selected as one of 5 winners from Hillsborough County for a 2012 Communities for a Lifetime grant. The grant money awarded is under the auspices of the Florida Department of Elder Affairs. The HOPE Fund was awarded $5,000 for its intergenerational program which matches senior volunteers from the Sun City Center area with youth in the after school program in Bethune Park, Wimauma. The HOPE Fund, started in 1995, raises money to provide scholarships, educational assistance, field trips and enrichment programs for Wimauma area school children who could otherwise not afford to participate in an after school program.

Seniors provide mentoring, tutoring, reading and a marathon running program in the after school hours. Partnering with the Redlands Christian Migrant Association, the HOPE Fund has enabled the after school program at Bethune Park to thrive despite Hillsborough County Parks and Recreation cuts to after school programs in Wimauma. If you like working with children (please note that all participants speak English) and would like to volunteer an hour a week or more, make a donation or for more information about the HOPE Fund call Carla Miles at 813-634-4268. Also check out the HOPE Fund’s website

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Scholarship Sunday

The United Community Church observed the Mission of the Month with celebrating Scholarship Sunday. It is a most special day as all the students and their families attend the service and reception. The congregation meets and visits with the children and their families and they share the news of their school year and plans for the fall semester. At present, the church has sponsored a student graduating from Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity Degree. There are two continuing students and four new high school graduates in the program. Everyone is very proud  and the parents are understandably beaming and happy.

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Trinity Baptist Church Women’s Fellowship

Pictured from left to right are:  Christine Lewis, Jackie Poplin, Donna Siniff, Melba Strawn, Aileen Engel, Nancy Majorki, and Linda Maslyk. 

Photo by Hazel Martin L to R: Lizbeth Sanchez, Animal Science at Hillsborough Community College, Yvonne Alvarez is attending Hillsborough Community College pursuing a degree in Nursing; Ismari Nolasco will be pursuing a degree in Dentistry at Hillsborough Community College; Julie Nguyen is pursuing a degree in Biomedical Science at USF; Dee Dee Lu pursuing a degree in Engineering from USF and Angela Wells Graduating from Union Theological Seminary in New York Not pictured is Andrew Jones who is pursuing a degree in Marketing at Florida International University in Miami.

The Trinity Baptist Church Women’s Fellowship recently enjoyed high tea as part of their monthly meeting. They were encouraged to wear hats for this special event and enjoyed a menu of tea, sandwiches, scones, cakes and candies.  Carol Corcoran was the speaker and she also sang, accompanied by Tom Zuidema. For information on the church, please call 634-4228.

Fun Brigade Bingo

The Fun Brigade of the United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Avenue,, has planned a wonderful fun summer for everyone. There will be “Grab Bag Bingo” on Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 1:00 PM. No charge for admission and beverages and popcorn available for purchase. The Summer Cinema returns on every Thursday at 1:00 PM starting July 5th through August 30th. Remember, no admission and there will be beverages, popcorn and treats for purchase. Also, remember the Hearing Loop was recently installed, in the church, for hearing impaired, so join in the fun. For further information, contact Paula Lickfeldt at 633-6739 or Karl Buffington at 634-7062.

Bereavement Group Not Meeting Over the Summer

Scholarship committee Left to right Carolyn Deming, David Lickfeldt, Lynn Field. Committee chair Jo Prater, Hazel Martin and Jeff Austin.

KP Pastor Makes Magic at Local Presbyterian Church Article and Photo by Rosie Clifton

Once a year the Fellowship Committee of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Sun City Center holds an amateur talent show, preceded by an indoor picnic. At the recent event there were twelve acts.  In one act, St. Andrew pastor and Kings Point resident, Dr. Mark Salmon, performed several magic tricks to the amazement of guests.  Pastor Salmon is a talented Christian magician who performs magic for children and often uses magic to make points in his Sunday sermons. Community members are invited to worship at St. Andrew on any Sunday and see what other “magic” happens during worship services and in the other activities available for members to grow in Christian love. Contact the church office at 634-1252.

The Loss After Life Bereavement Group meeting at The United Community, 1501 La Jolla Avenue will not meet again until Wednesday, November 7th, 2012. Please watch this fall for news of the meetings.

Trinity Baptist Delivers Meals on Wheels

Trinity Baptist  Church members deliver hot meals to shut-ins and others in need in  the Sun City Center community in support of  the Meals on Wheels program for one month each year.  For information on the church, please call 634-4228. Photo by Vern Elarth L to R: Elsie Groves and Mary Mumma, as they prepare to make their deliveries.

Rosh Hashanah Gift Package

It’s summer! It’s vacation time! It is also time to send in your orders to Beth Israel Sisterhood, for their Rosh Hashanah gift package of an 8 ounce jar of honey with gift card included, to wish family and friends a very sweet holiday.  Each gift package is $10.00, with proceeds going to Beth Israel Sisterhood. You may think it’s kind of early to think about it, but this is to remind you that the deadline for orders is July 25th!!!  So, make out your check to Beth Israel Sisterhood, and mail it to Rochelle Lafer at 2247 Oakley Green Drive, Sun City Center, 33573.  You may call Rochelle at (813) 938-3824, she will be happy to take your orders. Don’t delay, you know how quickly time passes.

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a Wise The four of us hesitantly sat around the glass topped kitchen table. We had come together to help Patty prepare for her father’s Celebration of Life Memorial Service. There we were, a good friend, a neighbor, and a stranger waiting to share this time and this work with Patty. Her father loved deviled eggs and so in loving memory of him, Patty and her sister had decided they were the perfect morsels to be served at the Celebration and the perfect amount was seven-seven dozen eggs. As we sat at that table peeling eggs and sipping wine, magic happened. As we sat at that table peeling eggs and sipping wine, we also were peeling away our own shells and were no longer just a good friend, a neighbor, a stranger, and a woman who had lost her Dad, but four women who had come together while learning to appreciate life just a bit more. We toasted Dad and then set to work. It was quiet as we were intent on peeling the eggs without leaving any blemishes on the whites, when we heard the first, “Oh, no!” then an, “Oops!” then a “Whoa!” then a “This is mangled!” Looking at each other, then down at the eggs, then back at each other, we started to smile, giggle and then broke into huge grins. These eggshells were being most difficult and did not want to let go, so we shared ideas

Mozart Fest

by Chamber Players at United Methodist Church The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center is proud to host another concert by the Sun City Chamber Players on Friday, June 15th at 7PM. Comprised of young adults from the Sarasota/Tampa area, the ensemble will perform an all-Mozart program including the Divertimento in D Major for Strings, K. 136, the Piano Trio in C Major, K. 548 and the Quintet in C minor, K. 406 for Oboe and Strings. For this special concert, the Chamber Players are joined by Ian Shafer, a freelance oboist based in New York City and member of “Triptych,” a trio including oboe, viola, and double bass. Mr. Shafer’s, whose sound has been described as “sinuous…refined, refreshing with facility…”, enjoys a very diverse performance career as a chamber musician, recitalist and orchestral performer spanning a wide breath of style from the Baroque period to Contemporary improvisation. Additionally, he has held positions as a conductor, chamber music coach and music educator. He has made appearances with Continued on Page 26

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on how to make it happen. Little did we realize how peeling boiled eggs was so much like life! Comparing techniques, helping each other, counting how many done and how many yet to go was allowing us to laugh and reminisce about the good times, the difficult times, and how time marches on.

We had all lost parents and listening to our stories of lessons learned from our Moms and Dads and the little silly things we had done with them brought more laughter, more reminiscing, more healing. There are so many ways to honor those we have loved and lost. I can’t think of a better

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way than making new friends, tightening the bonds of old friendships, sharing the sadness and the joy with a little edge and a lot of gentleness. I will never look at a deviled egg again without remembering that special Saturday night when magic, which will last forever, happened.

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Contract Bridge By Steve Becker

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Good timing is extremely important in the play of many hands. When declarer has several different things to do, the order in which he does them frequently makes the difference between success and failure. Consider this deal where West leads a club against four spades. How should South proceed? Let’s say he starts by winning the club with the king and returns a trump. East takes the ace and plays another club. South must now go down one, losing a trick in each suit, since the diamond

and heart finesses both lose when they are attempted. The outcome is surely unlucky, but it can be traced to a wrong choice of plays. Declarer should not stake his chances on either of the red-suit finesses working when there is a more promising approach available. When dummy comes down, he should realize that there is more urgent business to attend to than tackling trumps at once. An early trump lead gives the defense time to establish a club trick. Instead, declarer should win the club lead with the king and play the A-10 of hearts, deliberately rejecting the heart finesse in order to establish an immediate heart trick in dummy. If South plays in this fashion, he winds up losing only a spade, a heart and a diamond, and so makes the contract. West can take his king of hearts and return a club, but South wins with dummy’s ace and discards his remaining club on the queen of hearts. By attacking hearts first, South wins the crucial race against time. He develops a heart trick before the defense can develop a club trick. If declarer leads the wrong suit at trick two, he loses a vital tempo and goes down one. © 2012 King Features Synd., Inc.

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•It was revered Chinese philosopher Confucius who made the following sage observation: “He who learns but does not think is lost. He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.” •If you ever have occasion to refer to an item that pertains to walnuts, it will be useful to have the word juglandaceous at your disposal. •It’s well-known that the United States is a melting pot of nationalities. At the end of the 1800s, New York City was so diverse that it had more Irish than any city except Dublin, and a larger Russian population than was to be found at that time in the city of Kiev. The only two cities in the world that had more German speakers were Vienna and Berlin, and Milan and Naples had fewer Italians than New York. •If you’re like the average American, you will eat 1.5 tons of food this year. •Beeswax candles are valued largely because they don’t drip as other candles do, but they’re also very durable. Archaeologists have found still-pliable beeswax candles in Egyptian tombs, and some have been recovered in good condition from sunken ships. •Iowa has the highest literacy rate in America. •In the grocery stores of today you might find a half-dozen varieties of apple, if you’re lucky. In centuries past, though, there were more than 350 varieties that were grown just for the purpose of making cider. •When paper currency is no longer in good enough condition to be circulated, it can be shredded and used in products such as shingles and insulation. You may have cash on your roof! *** Thought for the Day: “Football isn’t a contact sport, it’s a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport.” -- Vince Lombardi © 2012 King Features Synd., Inc.


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many New York ensembles, some of which include the Center for Contemporary Opera, Ensemble-212, PULSE-New Music,. the Broadway Bach Ensemble, One World Symphony, and the New York Repertory Orchestra, and has worked with some of the great conductors of our time including Christoph Eschenbach and Charles Dutoit, among others. Working closely with composers he has given the premieres of several works, two of which, Noor Al Salam – Light of Peace and ResoNations, were performed at the United Nations Headquarters for the delegates of the United States and the United Arab Emirates during a “Concert for Peace,” hosted by the two

countries. Most recently, Mr. Shafer has given the world premiere performances of Layers of Earth, a work for Oboe and Percussion by the Danish composer, Lars Graugaard and Secret Agent a contemporary opera by Michael Dellaria, performed at New York’s Merkin Concert Hall. He received his M.M. from New York University and his B.M. from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. He has studied with Bert Lucarelli, Ray Still, Jonathan Blumenfeld, and Matt Sullivan. For more information visit, www. A donation of just $5 is requested at the door on the evening of the concert. For additional info. contact Jeff Jordan, Director of Music & the Arts, at 813-634-2539.

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Salome’s Stars

JULY 2, 2012 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Be prepared to face some challenges stirred up by an envious colleague. Your best defense is the Arian’s innate honesty. Stick with the truth, and you’ll come out ahead. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Your sensitivity to the needs of others is admirable. But be careful to avoid those who would take unfair advantage of your good nature, especially where money is involved. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Having an optimistic attitude is fine, as far as it goes. But don’t be lulled into a false sense of confidence. There are still problems to deal with before you can totally relax. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) You might feel somewhat “crabby,” as you fuss over plans that don’t seem to work out. Maybe you’re trying too hard. Ease up and let things happen without forcing them. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Heed that keen Leonine instinct. It’s trying to tell you to delay making a decision until you’re sure there are no hidden problems that could cause trouble later on. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) This is a good time to reach out to those who might be nursing hurt feelings over recent events. Best advice: Ignore any pettiness that could delay the healing process. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to October 22) Your understanding helps a colleague get through a difficult period. Although you didn’t do it for a reward, be assured that your actions will be repaid down the line. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) You score some high marks in the workplace, which will count in your favor when you face the possibility of changing direction on your current career path. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Your goal lies straight ahead. Stay focused on it and avoid distractions that could throw off your aim and cause potentially detrimental delays. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19) Keep that burst of exuberance in check and resist pushing through your new project before it’s ready. In your personal life, a family member again needs help. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb.18) Paying attention to your work is important this week. But so are your relationships with those special people in your life. Make time for them as well. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Good news. Someone is about to repay a long-standing debt. But be warned. That same someone could try to charm you into lending it back unless you say no and mean it. BORN THIS WEEK: You are sensitive to matters that involve your home and family. You would make a fine family-court judge or social worker. © 2012 King Features Syndicate, Inc.

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FALL TRANSATLANTICS ARE HERE! Choice of Holland America, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Princess, and Carnival! CRUISE to England, Italy, Spain, Africa! Call for details these are amazing sailings

17 - 20 Days from $1699

DREAM DESTINATIONS CIRCUMNAVIGATE SPAIN & FRANCE BERMUDA FROM SOUTH AMERICA TRANSATLANTIC FLORIDA DAYS ................. from $4603 21 DAYS ................... from $1951 8 DAYS ........................... from $824 50 FREE AIR! Circumnavigate the FREE AIR! & FREE BUS! FREE BUS! Cruise on MSC POESIA visits Kings Wharf, Bermuda and Nassau.

best ports in the Mexican Riviera, Guatemala, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, the Caribbean’s, so much more!

ALBUQUERQUE BALLOON FEST 8 DAYS ................... from $1098


FREE AIR! Includes Balloon Fiesta, Grand Canyon & Las Vegas! A breathtaking scene!

LAS VEGAS & CABO CRUISE 12 DAYS..................... from $1215

Barcelona, Spain, Bermuda, Paradise Islands and More! 5 day post tour with Breakfast and Dinner Daily!

9 DAYS .......................... from $999 16 DAYS ................... from $1977 FREE BUS! Leisurely 5 days in Branson - Show Capital of the world, Includes 7 shows!

CALIFORNIA COAST & CABO 11 DAYS ................... from $1099

FREE AIR! Los Angeles Pre-Tour, 2 Days Cabo San Lucas & Baja, Puerto Vallarta, Vegas!

FREE AIR! San Francisco, Monterey, Pebble beach & 17 mile drive. Los Angeles, 7 day cruise to Cabo San Lucas.

HUB & SPOKE TOURS 15 DAYS .................. from $2248

MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO MAYANS WASHINGTON & 8 DAYS .......................... from $899 WILLIAMSBURG FREE AIR! An adventure of a 8 DAYS ................... from $799 lifetime. New Orleans pre-stay.


INCLUDED! Choice of Ireland, Springtime in the Alps, Alpine Oktoberfest, Switzerland, Italy!

Cruise Mississippi river. FREE Mayan Pyramids Tour at Chichen Itza. Progreso, and Cozumel.

10 FLORIDA OFFICES: Ft Myers • Lakeland • Largo • Naples Ocala • Port Charlotte • Sarasota Sun City Center • Venice • The Villages


(813) 633-4521 Cypress Village Plaza 3818 Sun City Center Blvd SCC, FL 33573


FREE BUS! Enjoy the best value for an Eastern or Western Caribbean Adventure! Great Vacation!

FREE AIR! Rose Parade Float Barn Tour. NYE Dinner Party. Reserved seats for parade. Choice of Many Pre and Post Tours.

FREE BUS! National Cherry Blossom festival. Historic Colonial Williamsburg. Capital Monuments & Sights. Savannah and More!


CARIBBEAN SUPER VALUE 8 DAYS ............ from $644

FREE AIR! Montreal Pre or Post Tour, Scenic VIA Rail Train Journey, St Lawrence River Scenic Cruising, Over 16 ports of interest! Beautiful!

ROSE PARADE NEW YEAR'S EVE 6 DAYS ...................... from $1098



Kings Point Clubhouse July 8th at 2:00 PM MEMBERS FREE - GUESTS $5.00




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