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East Hillsborough Community Band Presents a “Night on Broadway”

By NOKP Staff The conductors and members of the East Hillsborough Community Band would like to invite the East and South Hillsborough community to a Night on Broadway, November 4th at 7:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church of Sun City Center. The program will include a collection of favorite show tunes from Fiddler on the Roof, Mary Poppins and the Lion King. Formed in the late spring 2009, the band first performed on

December 17, 2009 and has been delighting audiences ever since. An all-volunteer band, EHCB is committed to “providing an opportunity for musicians of all ages and skill levels to perform with a concert band and fostering the development Shanna Holland, Ken Easton of musicians who wish to make Band Director Assistant Director a cultural contribution to their to present a fun, welcoming environment to both community.” Members are of all ages their audience and prospective and come from a variety of members. Though they already backgrounds allowing the band have over 40 members, the

band is always encouraging new players to try out. Currently, they are “especially seeking flute, clarinet, saxophone and percussion.” There is no cost to join, and you do not have to be a resident of East Hillsborough County to be a part of the band. Some of the band members are professionals, while others are simply folks who just want to pick it back up after years of not playing. There are a few simple

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Cart Insurance off the Course? Submitted by Debbie Bates, Cypress Creek Allstate Office Do you know where your golf cart coverage begins and ends? Not sure? You are certainly not alone. Many of our local residents are not sure whether or not they need to carry golf cart insurance. As an insurance agent I am many times asked if the golf cart is covered under the homeowner’s policy. Yes, the golf cart is often covered under the homeowner’s policy, but what some do not realize is that this coverage only extends to liabilities to others and, then, only while using the cart for golfing purposes. As many of you already know, Sun City Center is a unique community that has received permission from Hillsborough County to use golf carts on public roads within the boundaries of the community. As a result, many of the local residents use their golf carts

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like a second vehicle to travel to the shopping plaza or the post office, sometime crossing State Road 674. This is one of the tremendous advantages of living here. However, unless an individual has an endorsement on the homeowner’s policy or a special golf cart policy, there is not coverage for this exposure. What if an operator of a golf cart pulls out in front of someone causing a collision, backs over a pedestrian in the Sun City Center Plaza or makes a mistake in the parking lot at the Post Office? We all know these things happen. Perhaps you or one of your neighbors has learned the hard way that, in those cases, without an in-force endorsement on the policy, there is no coverage for those accidents. Physical damage to the golf cart is another concern. This can be added with a homeowner’s endorsement or added to a golf

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cart policy. It is not automatically covered under the personal contents coverage of your homeowners, renters, or condo policy. It is excluded under the homeowners protection and would only be covered for physical damage if endorsed onto the policy. In today’s insurance environment most people try to avoid placing claims on their homeowners policy, preferring to save their insurance for a catastrophic loss. For that

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reason, I recommend writing a separate golf cart policy. If you own a golf cart, be sure you understand the language of your policy and get clarification of anything you do not understand. My advice is to contact your insurance agent and discuss your coverage limits, exclusions and exceptions. He or she is your best assurance that your insurance covers all of your assets no matter where you roam.

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requirements for membership. Prospective band members must be able to read music as well as their own instruments and music stands. And, of course, you must be willing and able to practice, both during scheduled group sessions and during your free time. Group rehearsals are held at Music Showcase in Brandon on Thursdays from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. While, again, new members are encouraged to visit, EHCB requests that all prospective members contact

the band before attending a practice session. When not presenting show tunes, the band plays marches, contemporary and jazz. Arrangements range in difficulty from high school to the college level. Whatever your skill level, you will be in good hands, following the direction of an experienced baton. Band Director, Shanna Holland, graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in music. A veteran pit orchestra performer in several

The Editor’s Corner

Poll-R-izing

By Adam Porter, EIC News of Kings Point Fair warning. This will likely be as political a column as you will ever read from me in this paper; but, hey, it is November. Everyone else is talking about it. Thank you. Thank you for showing us the value of experience. It is likely that, on November 2nd, the demographic group that folks like you and your neighbors belong to will, once again, dwarf any others at the polls. Study after study has been conducted proving that those of a certain age are vastly more likely to go to the polls. Many social scientists and not a few campaign managers have asked this same question over and over and over again: “Why?” The reasons and justifications and prevailing theories are legion. Some are as simple as: “well, they got the time, don’t they?” Personally, I would like to give both you and me more credit than that. Others have postulated complex theorems replete with variables and corresponding data. Much too much ado, if you ask me. Some have concluded that, because of issues like Social Security and Medicare, folks of your particular level of experience have the “most to lose” therefore are the most motivated to protect their privileges. There may be some truth to that, but I suspect that there is more truth in the idea that you have seen what government is capable of, and, thus, wish to vocalize your firsthand experience and more complete picture of how things really work. Young voters who have come of age with the firsthand knowledge of only one or two Presidents attain most of their “perspective” from history books, the eternal cliffs notes of reality. Having

lived through multiple versions of various regimes from both sides of the aisle politically, I can firmly attest to the beginnings of what those who have seen twice as many call “understanding.” While slogans and pipe dreams are tossed around like confetti at a convention, those who have been there, done that and – in some cases, literally – have the t-shirt sit impatiently, waiting for the Pol to say something worth listening to… and likely expecting he’s lying because – as the old joke says – his lips are moving. After all, we know what the problems are. We have seen this cycle before. Glut-warrecession-rebound. Repeat. The “problems” of the world, similar to music and fashion, tend to recycle. We all know the real foundational truths that make our Republic the best country in the world. We all want what’s best for ourselves and our families. We also like to hear a bit of inspiration, hope and wellhoned gravitas. But what are Candidates X and Y going to DO about it? You have likely done your homework and have a fair expectation. So, in advance, I would like to say thank you for reminding the young, naive and often painfully oblivious generations – again – the true value of experience. Knowledge may get a person into an argument, but only experience – and the faith that it can and will get better – will get that person to the polls. Those who do show up to vote for the first time will find you there, often thanking them for participating. So, as one who has been thanked many times for “taking the time” let me say again: Thank you. I would not have the opportunity if you had not set the example.

musical theater productions in both California and Florida, Shanna has developed her skill on both sides of the podium. Recipient of the John Phillip Sousa Award and member of the Music Educators National Conference and Florida Bandmasters Association, she has a rich and well-deserved musical reputation. Assistant Director, Ken Easton, retired after nearly three decades in music education. The former director of the Middletown Symphonic Band

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and Middlesex Community College Concert Band holds a Master’s Degree in Music Education. As comfortable in the pit as at the podium, Ken also plays string bass, trumpet and percussion in the EHCB. The EHCB “Night on Broadway” concert begins at Thursday, Nov 4, at the United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West. The cost is $5. For more information about EHCB, call 813.864.0287 or visit www.ehcb.org.

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announces opening season

Tickets for the opening season of our new regional orchestra, the South Shore Symphony Orchestra, are on sale now. All five concerts are scheduled for 4PM on Sunday afternoons at the United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West in Sun City Center. The dates and repertoire for each of these concerts is as follows: Sunday, November 28th at 4PM • First Annual Holiday Concert Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker Suite Pietro Yon Gesu Bambino, with soloist Guedye St. Jean Leroy Anderson A Christmas Festival Bugler’s Holiday Sleigh Ride & an audience sing-along of Christmas favorites Sunday, January 30th at 4PM • Beginnings: All About Overtures Shostakovich Festive Overture Mozart Overture to The Magic Flute Wagner Overture to Tannhauser Verdi Overture to Nabucco Rossini Overture to La Gazza Ladra Williams The Cowboys Overture Sunday, February 27th at 4PM • A Salute to American Composers Copland Fanfare for the Common Man Hoedown from Rodeo Barber First Essay for Orchestra Bernstein Selections from West Side Story Gershwin Crazy for You Overture Williams Adventures in Cinema

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Sunday, March 27th at 4PM • ‘Concerto-Mania’ The final concert of the winter season will feature some of our finest instrumentalists performing single movements from famous as well as little-known concerti. The winner of our first annual concerto contest for high school seniors will also perform in this special concert. Season and individual concert tickets may be purchased by calling the SSSO Business Office at 813.667.7776 or by visiting their website www.thessso.org.


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New Pelican Players Play to Debut Submitted by Dora Murray The Pelican Players community theater group is hard at work rehearsing for the Play “Angel Street.” It is a mid Victorian Thriller, better known to American audiences as “Gas Light” which ran on Broadway for 1,295 performances. Then it was a made into a movie with Ingrid Bergman and Charles Boyer. Director, Dina Dipilato, has chosen an all-star cast, which includes some amazing new talent. Lennard High drama teacher, Joie Marsh, has been cast as the wife Bella. Her husband Jack Manningham, played by Rex Hall, is convincing Bella that she is going mad and he is assuring her that she is

“imagining” that the gaslight in the house is dipping every night. Hall has been performing since high school and has worn many hats in the Pelican Players both acting and directing productions. To Bella’s rescue is a police detective called “Rough” comes to Bella’s rescue. Rough is being played by Lawrence MacAlister, another newcomer to the Pelican Players. Carol MacAlister will play the role of Nancy, Bella’s ladies maid who betrays Bella to curry favor with Bella’s husband Jack. Wendy Smith a Pelican Player veteran will play “Elizabeth” the loyal housekeeper. Rounding out the all-star cast are Hank Wolf and Bill Turcotte, who

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portray policemen. Both have appeared in Players productions and Turcotte is known as both a director and an actor. Angel Street runs for three performances on November 12th at 7:00 p.m. and on November 13th at 1:30 p.m. and at 7:00 p.m. at the Borini Theater at Kings Point Main Clubhouse at 1900 Clubhouse

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Windber in November By Dora Murray When I was a child growing up in my small coalmining town of Windber Pa. November was a child’s paradise. We had snowstorms, snow showers and blizzards but we never had “A Snow Day.” We bundled up in our snowsuits, shoved our feet into our boots, wrapped a scarf around our necks, pulled our hats on, donned our gloves and trudged through the snow on our way to school. We had to repeat the whole process four more times as we went home for lunch. Do you remember the smell of 25 pair of wet boots and snowsuits? Girls wore dresses and stuffed into snowsuits we were wrinkled messes. Most of my girlfriends stopped wearing their snowsuits in 5th or 6th grade. But not me! Uncle Bill got me a red ski suit and when I outgrew it I wore my blue jeans under my dress but I removed them to go to class, as girls were not allowed to wear jeans to school. The Deleaney Field where all the sports were played was flooded and ice-skating was a popular past time for the kids and adults alike. When I was young 9th street was closed for sledding. I would run, slam down on my sled to ride “Belly Bumpers.” When my sister got old enough she went with me. We would sit up and I steered.

Sandy insisted on wearing pretty girls’ gloves, which got wet. She would cry to go home unless I gave her my boy’s leather mittens. We made “snow Angles”, our snowmen never lacked coal for their eyes, mouths and snowball battles were safe as it was an unwritten rule “NO Ice Snowballs”. The ladies of our little Pa. Dutch Evan Church made homemade vegetable beef soup once for lunch every November. They charged 20 cents and the basement was filled with kids of all ages and religious persuasions. Mother made a good vegetable soup. But Daddy would complain, “Lelah, Do you have to make enough to feed an army?” Years later I understood why. In those days fresh vegetables were not available in winter months so she had to use canned vegetables and the rest were fresh vegetables. While it might have been a child’s paradise it must have been difficult for the adults. There were few cars, most miners walked to work. The men and the boys had to shovel the snow. Furnaces had to be fed with coal, ashes carried out; it was a lot of work. Some still cooked with coal. Others cooked with kerosene. Old fashioned washers and wringers, no dryers so the wash was either hung on

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clotheslines outside where they froze or hung in the house to dry, which took forever. But that was then and this is now. We have modern washers and dryers, freezers, snow blowers,

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Ivy is a black and white female domestic short hair mix. She and her two siblings were brought to CARE as scared little kittens. Ivy is the most outgoing of the trio. She was the first to venture out from their nest and to desire the touch of her human caretakers. Ivy is a delightful kitten who is looking for a forever home where she can continue to grow. Ivy has been spayed, brought current on her shots, and microchipped. DOB: October ‘09

Pedro is a Chihuahua mix who was abandoned by his owner and left to starve to death. Not to worry, Pedro is getting all of the TLC he needs to make a full recovery. Pedro likes to cuddle in his fleece blanket and to investigate out in the play yard. He also appreciates the attention he has been getting from his new human friends. He has been neutered, and as part of his adoption he will be microchipped, and brought current on his shots. DOB: May ‘09

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Hey Anne, What can I plant this month that will do well for the fall and winter? Anneswer: It’s a great time to plant herbs, veggies, shrubs and trees. Let’s start with herbs. All the mints: chocolate mint, peppermint and spearmint may just tolerate the other seasons but they flourish in the cooler weather. Who wouldn’t like a cup of hot mint tea on a cold

winter day? Rosemary, thyme (many kinds), sage and oregano all prefer the cooler, drier season. They will tolerate a light freeze. These are the herbs for winter soups and stews. Try squash soup with fresh thyme! Cilantro is now happy and growing fast. Many folks think they can’t grow cilantro, but when you realize that it is a short-lived, cool weather plant you will succeed. It lasts much longer (two months) during our cool season taking much longer to set seed then die. In the heat it goes to seed in two to three weeks! Basil likes temperatures over 50F. So don’t plant it in the garden directly. Use a container that can be moved inside during cold spells and then put back out in its same spot the minute it warms up some. If you keep it inside too long it will leggy and yellowish, plus it will get sunburned when you put it back out in the sun. Vegetables are in prime time. Fall and winter are the best veggie seasons. The only

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problem is the occasional freezing at night. The vegetables that can take a light freeze are: snow peas, cabbage, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, onions, shallots, lettuce, arugula, and nasturtiums. The tender vegetables that like cooler, drier temperatures but would be hurt by frost or freeze will have to be covered up over night. They include tomatoes, cucumbers, eggplants, peppers, squash, collards and strawberries. Autumn is perfect timing for

establishing new shrubs and trees. The cooler temperatures mean less water stress and all winter to grow roots deep and far before the spring growth spurt kicks in. Citrus planted now will be established by the time the spring blooming period starts and will hold more fruit to ripening. Don’t forget to fertilize now. You should fertilize again every February fifteenth so the trees are not hungry in March when they bloom and set fruit.

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Tis the Season for Safety Submitted by Deputy Chris Girard The lights and displays are already going up at the local stores. You are likely making your list and checking it twice. The holidays are right around the corner and I want to help you make sure they are as merry as possible. I know we don’t like to think about it during this festive time of year, but the holidays also bring out the worst in some people. Thefts and burglaries increase and people always seem to be hurried, harried and distracted. But there are some simple things you can do to be informed and prepared for a safe and happy holiday shopping experience. Ladies, if you carry a purse please be aware that purse snatchings are one of the most common crimes this time a year. You can make yourself less likely to be a victim by following a few simple steps. Unless absolutely necessary, do not carry a purse at all. Keep your wallet, debit cards and identification in a zipped or buttoned pocket. If you must carry a purse, opt for one that can be strapped around you tightly and worn on the front. If you carry a purse but can leave it in your car, do not leave it visible – put it in the trunk. Also, if you can avoid carrying cash, do so. I know many of us like to carry cash in order to avoid overspending, but you can also carry a debit card or checks. If you do carry checks, only bring enough for the shopping you plan to do. Do not bring your entire checkbook with you. And everyone should use extra caution while shopping and while going to and from your vehicle. Thieves may follow you, looking for an opportunity to strike. If you are carefully vigilant, this will limit their opportunities. A great way to do this is to always shop with a

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Falcon Watch Ladies 9-hole League Game LOW NET

Falcon Watch Ladies 9 Hole League Low Net

Flt A 1st Marge DeWilde . 35 2nd Rosa Gerry .......... 36 2nd Mary McClafferty36 Flt B 1st Marty Gifford ...... 36 1st Donna Petersen . 36 2nd Connie Stephan 37 2nd June Krueger ...... 37 Flt C 1st Kathy Boccieri .... 30 2nd Gloria Hayden ... 34 3rd Connie Kehl ........ 36 Flt D 1st Rosie Ricciardi .... 34 1st Nancy Scott ....... 34 2nd Barb Laino .......... 36

Flt A 1st Yuko Vetsch ........31 2nd Emma Gadd .......34 3rd Shirley Walker ......35 Flt B 1st Connie Stephan .35 2nd Donna Larobardiere ..............................40 3rd Patty George ......42 Flt C 1st Mary Arpaia ........30 2nd Kathy Boccieri .....35 3rd Gladys Lowrie......36 Flt D 1st Mary McClafferty 30 2nd Jo Alice Nieter.....35

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buddy. Having a friend to watch your surroundings while you are getting out your keys, looking through a shopping bag or perusing your list will give you an added measure of safety. If you must shop alone request that a security guard or store personnel escort you to your vehicle. If at all possible, do not make multiple trips to the car with gifts. Thieves will often follow a shopper out, wait for them to go back into the store and then break into the car to steal the items. Only making one trip does not give them this opportunity. When you arrive back home, check your mirrors before exiting your vehicle, and look around as you are getting into your car to get your bags out. Too often folks are distracted by the phone or just lost in their thoughts during this time of year. That makes them an easy mark for thieves. So, follow these safety tips, be aware of your surroundings and have a safe and happy holiday shopping experience. One more quick note… I’ve had to issue a lot of citations lately for running stop signs in golf carts. While Kings Point and Sun City Center allow for carts off From l to r Don Dudek, Russ Stutz, Les Clarke, Bill Noyes & John McDougall the course, they are not exempt from traffic laws. Consider for a moment what would happen if a car, truck or SUV strikes your cart. Because of the danger to all parties involved, the fine for these infractions is steep RESULTS – currently $151. That’s quite 1st Flight White Tee Division a price to pay for not paying Winner (63)Wayne Shaw - Bill Stoces attention. Tie for 2nd(64)Les Clarke-Norm Wise & Mike Almaguer-Jim Shipley 4th(65) Rick Johnston - Bill Salowitz Be safe out there. 2nd Flight White Tee Division Winner(61) Don Pratt - Bill Yost

Sun City Center Veterans Day Ceremony

On Thursday, November 11th, Sun City Center will observe Veterans Day at the Community Association’s Community Hall located at 1910 South Pebble Beach Boulevard. The program will start at 10:00 a.m.; however it is suggested that all guests be seated by 9:45 a.m. The ceremony is sponsored by the Sun City Center combined military veterans organizations in recognition of our many community veterans. The public is invited. Doors will be opened at 9:00 a.m. The guest speaker will be Mr. Bob Black, a dynamic speaker who was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge while serving in the Second Infantry Division during the Korean conflict. There will be a special appearance by the ever popular Ms. Lily Marlane. A musical interlude will be presented by the Trinity Singers directed by Rev. James Feist. There will also be a tribute to all veterans by well known performers Ms. Ellen Kleinschmidt and Mr. Lew Resseguie accompanied by the PACKids, including a special rendition of an “Andrew Sister’s Melody”. The Color Guard will be composed of JROTC Cadets from East Bay High School. This ceremony is complemented by the efforts of the Sun City Center Patriots Club which has, through its fund raising efforts, insured that the flags will continue to fly along SR 674 during this special period of recognition to our veterans and active military forces. For additional information call 813.634.7777.

Caloosa Committee Welcomed Falcon Watch from Kings Point for Home & Home October 21

2nd Joe Birnbaum -Gary Hookstra -- 3rd Don Dudek -Bob Caceci Tie 4th(66)Bill Winklmann -Tony Dagrosa & Walt Sousa - Jack Kehl 3rd Flight White Tee Division Winner(60)Tom Grant - Bob Belanger Tie for 2nd(64)Bob Dufresne - George Krauss & Mitch Krajewski - Bill Meier 4th (65) Vince Coniglio - Nippy Nolan 1st Flight Red Tee Division Winner (61)Joe Rodriguez - Marvin Barnes 2nd(61) Bill Stonefield - Larry Farrell 3rd (62)John Franks - Dave Boyer 2nd Flight Red Tee Division Winner (57)Tom Montgoery - Bob Beck 2nd (58) Bob Fortier - Marty Dain 3rd (59) Roy Long - Lee Johnson

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Kings Point Ladies 9-Hole Golf League Game: Best Ball

October 4, 2010 WINNERS: Two Teams Tied with 38 Team 1 Nita Schmierer, Dottie Repass, Sally Repetti & Mary Winter Team 2 Karen Bergmoser, Joan Leombruno & Joan Abrams Submitted by Lorraine Rings

Kings Point Ladies 18 Hole League Game: Low Net

October 4, 2010 A Flt. 1st Emma Gadd .....................58 2nd Mary McClafferty .............60 B Flt. 1st Colleen Walker .................55 C Flt. 1st Mary Arpaia ......................54 D Flt 1st Dot Mulford .......................54 2nd Marg Qualkenbush ..........56 Submitted by Marilyn McCormick

Kings Points Ladies 9-Hole Gold League Game: T&F Holes

October 11, 2010 Flight A Winners: (Tie with 25) Karen Bergmoser Lorraine Rings Flight B Winners: Barb Kuxhousen 28 Submitted by Lorraine Rings

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Kings Point Ladies 18 Hole League Game: Front Nine minus 1/2 handicap

October 11, 2010 A Flt. 1st Emma Gadd .....................24 (Tie) Mary McClafferty .............24 2nd Linda Suh ...........................26 3rd Mary Ann Vinci .................29 B Flt. 1st Linda Langlois ...................24 2nd Rose Ricciardi ...................28 C Flt. 1st Gladys Lowrie ...................26 2nd Joan Henry ........................28 3rd Terry Jacoby .....................29 D Flt. 1st Marg Qualkenbush ..........27 2nd Judy Marr ..........................30 (Tie) Marie Schick ....................30 3rd Diane King.........................31 (Tie) Marge Miller .....................31 Submitted by Marilyn McCormick

Kings Point Ladies 18 Hole League Game:Low Net

October 18, 2010 A Flt. 1st Mary Sundeen ..................51 B Flt. 1st Marian Crowe ..................59 C Flt. 1st Gladys Lowrie ...................56 (Tie) Terry Jacoby .....................56 D Flt. 1st Marge Miller ......................58 2nd Connie Gilbert ..................59 Submitted by Marilyn McCormick

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Kings Point Ladies 9-Hole Golf League Game: Net Score

(1st Round of President’s Cup)

October 25, 2010 Flight A Winners Lorraine Rings ...................................... 26 Sally Repetti ......................................... 31 Flight B Winners Peggy Flippen ..................................... 37 Beverly Buteau .................................... 37 Submitted by Lorraine Rings


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Apollo Beach Women’s Club Events Community out reach programs and fund-raising activities are in full swing for members of the Apollo Beach Woman’s Club. Most recently, Barbara Lamneck and Rosemary Kolodziejczak co-chairs of Community Service, with the help of many of our members purchased underwear, shorts, shirts and belts at the request of the school nurses at Apollo Beach and Doby elementary schools, both of which serve the Apollo Beach community. For Thanksgiving, grocery store gift certificates in the amount of $100 each will be given to four families in need, two each from Apollo Beach and Doby elementary schools. During the Christmas holiday season, the club will adopt two families, one each from the two elementary schools. An Angel Tree will be available at the November luncheon so members may take an angel with a gift wish to fulfill and return the wrapped gift with the tag at the December meeting. Lamneck and Kolodziejczak also are collecting Box Tops for Education and Campbell Soup labels that later will be redeemed to help provide supplies for school classrooms. The next ABWC fund-raising activity is the annual November bake sale slated for Nov. 23, in

front of the Apollo Meat Market on Apollo Beach Boulevard, two days before Thanksgiving. Proceeds from this event also support scholarship and community activities. The event is being organized by Sonja Davidson, who is looking for volunteers to set up, sell items, and bake cakes, pies and cookies. In addition to its philanthropic work, members of the club also enjoy enrichment activities, which include: Book Club: The book group meets monthly in members’ homes to discuss the latest novel members have read. The Nov. 18 meeting will feature the book “Deep Shadow” by Rand Wayne White. Bridge Club: Bridge players meet the fourth Monday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at the Apollo Beach Golf Clubhouse on Golf and Sea Blvd. Players contribute $3, with two thirds of the proceeds contributed to the scholarship fund. Culture Club: Activities are organized monthly to introduce members to the wide variety of places of interest in the Tampa Bay area. On Nov. 16, a trip to Solomon’s Castle is planned. On Dec. 16th, the group will see a Holiday Musical treat at Ruth Eckerd Hall. Garden Club: The group meets each month for various

activities that include talks by horticulturists or visits to nearby garden or horticultural spots. The club’s next membership meeting is Nov. 8 at Doc’s Grill at Summerfield Crossing Golf Club in Riverview. The program will feature Judy Nolasco, an Apollo Beach resident and the new Academic Dean for the South Shore campus of Hillsborough Community College, who will bring the membership up-to-date on the continuing expansion of programs at the college to

meet their growing demand. The cost of the luncheon is $16 and all are welcome. To make a reservation, contact Regina Lesnau at 813.642.3305 or by e-mail rlesnau@lowrateonline. com. For more information call Judy Motta at 813.649.1229. The club also has a website www. apollobeachwomansclub.com. which contains information about the club’s activities and dates, officers names and copies of the club newsletter.

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33573 is provided by Jim and Nell Taze from items submitted to them for publication. To submit events for future publication, send them by the 15th of the previous month. In addition to information about the event, it should contain cost, or state that it’s Free, and a contact name and/or email address. Limit of 6 lines maximum. Jim and Nell Taze also publish 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. Send all events by e-mail to sccfreeads@ tampabay.rr.com. You only need to submit your Event one time each month for it to appear in both News of Kings Point and SCC Ads and Events. MON. NOV 1 – SAT. NOV 6 HOGAN’S GOLF SCHEDULE 9:30 a.m. T-Time. Mon 1 Summerfield $29.00; Wed 3 Bloomingdale $25.00; Fri 5 Riverside $23.00; Sat 6 SandPiper $30.00. Contact PWoodii@aol.com for reservation(s). Hogan’s Golf Schedule is listed on a weekly basis. Green fees have been negotiated with the courses to provide for the best available and to provide reliable tee-times. MON. NOV 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – MEDITATION SOCIETY MEETING 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon. Followed by a 30 minute Group Meditation. King’s Point Clubhouse, South Social Room. Open to the public and no fees. Info: Ed Leary 813.383.7594. Focus: Doctors and Psychiatrists alike will agree that stress is the leading cause of illness in our modern society. Scientific studies have proven that Meditation is the most effective method for relieving stress caused by anxiety, depression, fear, etc. Group Meditations generates a much more powerful healing. Meets Every Monday. MON. NOV 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 - WEIGHT WATCHERS MEET 1:30 p.m. Weigh In. 2:00 Meeting Starts. St Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb E. Meeting discount offered for those 65 and older. Check out a meeting for free at any time. Go to www.Weightwatchers.com or call 1.800.651.6000 for additional information. Weight Watchers meets every Monday…same time…same place. MON. NOV 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – LIFE CONCERNS SUPPORT GROUP 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Homewood Residence, 3810 Galen Court, Library across from the elevator on the 2nd Floor. Free. Info: Frank Koebrich 642.0773 or Harriet Susskind 633.9899. Our purpose is to help you resolve your worries, fears, problems and frustrations be they personal, with children, family or friends by sharing with others and receiving support. All are welcome, in full confidence. Come join us and experience the enrichment and healing that so many have enjoyed. MON. NOV 1 – KINGS POINT CHORUS MEETS 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. East West Social Room of the KP North Clubhouse at 1900 Clubhouse Dr. Rehearsals for the holiday concert. No Auditions. Just the love of singing. Dues are $5.00. Bring water and a sweater. Chuck Wirick our Director makes rehearsals fun. So why not join us? MON. NOV 1 – MOUSE and KEYBOARD CLASS 2:00 – 4:15 p.m. SouthShore Regional Library 15816 Beth Shields Way, Free. Info: Library 813.273.3652. This is a beginner level class. In part one, learn how to grip, move and click

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the buttons on the mouse. In part two, you will learn the keys on the computer keyboard. Registration in person required no earlier than one hour prior to the start of the program. MON. NOV 1 – ESTATE PLANNING FOR THE FLORIDA RESIDENT – SPENCER FAIRCLOTH 3:00 – 4:30 P.M. Gingery Room, Community Church College, 1501 La Jolla. 4th in Seminars. To register, call 634.8607. Info: www.cccinscc.org. Seminar 4: Understanding Trust. Led by Spencer Faircloth, retired SunTrust Bank Trust Officer, who has been teaching these seminars since moving to Florida from New York in 1989. Over 4,000 SCC residents have taken these seminars. Future Seminar dates: Nov 8, and Nov 15. MON. NOV 1 – EXPERTS FROM USF HEALTH BYRD ALZHEIMER’S INSTITUTE 5:00 p.m. Sava Café, 143 Harbor Village lane, Apollo Beach. RSVP 813.974.1294 or jardila1@health.usf.edu. Join us in a community conversation about Alzheimer’s. Experts from USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute will: Describe the difference between normal age-related memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease; Provide an overview of Alzheimer’s and related memory problems; Explain the early warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease; and Specify lifestyle changes that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and take your questions. MON. NOV 1 – TEEN ADVISORY BOARD, SOUTHSHORE LIBRARY 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. SouthShore Regional Library 15816 Beth Shields Way, Free. Info: Library 813.273.3652. Have voice in creating library programs for teens and earn community service hours toward graduation, scholarships and more! TUE. NOV 2 – GADABOUTS “CHIHULY COLLECTION” ST. PETERSBURG Depart 9:00 a.m. Return 4:00 p.m. $31.00. For reservations call Barbara at 633.5999 to join the club 633.0369. Displays of the most famous examples of the elaborate works of Dale Chihuly the man who made studio glass an internationally recognized art form. View artists at work and learn the science behind glass and the artistic visions guiding the process. Lunch on your own. Then next door to be guided through the beautiful and colorful Chihuly collection. Time is provided for shopping. TUE. NOV 2 – TODDLER TIME AT SOUTHSHORE REGIONAL LIBRARY 10:05 – 10:25 a.m. SouthShore Regional Library 15816 Beth Shields Way, Free. Info: Library 813.273.3652. For ages 2-3 years with caregiver. Stories, finger plays and songs make up this fun 20-minute program. TUE. NOV 2 and WED. NOV 3 – TODDLER TIME AT SOUTHSHORE REGIONAL LIBRARY 10:35 – 10:55 a.m. SouthShore Regional Library 15816 Beth Shields Way, Free. Info: Library 813.273.3652. For ages 2-3 years with caregiver. Stories, finger plays and songs make up this fun 20-minute program. TUE. NOV 2 – ASTON GARDENS FALL HARVEST BRUNCH 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Aston Gardens, Aston Gardens Ct. FREE. MUST RSVP Limited Seating! 813.642.8950. Welcome in the Harvest and Fall Season by attending our FALL HARVEST BRUNCH! Enjoy all the seasonal smells and flavors we put out for your enjoyment. TUE. NOV 2 and WED. NOV 3 – STORY TIME AT SOUTHSHORE REGIONAL LIBRARY 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. SouthShore Regional Library 15816 Beth Shields Way, Free. Info: Library 813.273.3652. For ages 3-5 years. Stories, finger plays and songs make up this fun 30-minute program. Seating limited: 20 children plus their parent/caregiver. TUE. NOV 2 – DISCOVERY UNIVERSITY 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Aston Gardens, 231 Courtyards Blvd. FREE. RSVP 813.642.8950. Speaker, Professor Phil Leto III, will give an educational seminar on History and Politics in the USA. This month’s topic is “Albert Einstein, Franklin Roosevelt, and the Manhattan Project. How atomic weapons shaped America’s defense policy in the second half of the 20th Century.” Refreshments will be served. TUE. NOV 2 – ART CLUB OF SCC, NEW EXHIBIT AT THE GALLERY 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Art Club, Free. Art Club news at www.artclubofscc.org. The opening reception of a new exhibit at the Gallery, entitled “Old is New Again.” ALL are welcome. Admission is free and all are invited to attend. The Gallery, located adjacent to the Art Room, is open to visitors every Tue. and Thu. from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. TUE. NOV 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 & THU. 4, 11, 28, 25 – BEGINNER TAI CHI CLASSES 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Dance Studio (old Fitness center), Atrium Bldg. Central CA Campus. These are free classes. No need to register – just wear comfortable clothes and show up. Sponsored by the SCC Tai Chi Club suefin@tampabay.rr.com. These classes offered EVERY TUE and THU. TUE. NOV 2 – WORD I: INTRODUCTION 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. SouthShore Regional Library 15816 Beth Shields Way, Free. Info: Library 813.273.3652. Learn to create, save, print and edit documents. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are

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recommended. Registration in person required no earlier than one hour prior to the start of the program. TUE. NOV 2 – ADULT/TEEN ACRYLIC PAINTING CLASS 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. SouthShore Regional Library 15816 Beth Shields Way, Free. Info: Library 813.273.3652. Join Art Instructor, Tim Gibbons, for their interesting class exploring the techniques of acrylic painting. Materials will be provided. Limit 20. Registration required. Call 273.3652 or visit the Information Desk at the Library. WED. NOV 3 – HEARING LOSS ASOCIATION OF SCC MEETS 9:30 a.m. St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd. W. Contact Richard Herring at rhmann@tampabay.rr.com or Barbara Riley at 634.1706. Don and Chris Guiley, a+ Hearing Center, Inc. will discuss how to understand an audiogram and the benefit of having a t-coil. They will also offer free hearing screenings after the meeting in their A+ Ear Mobile. CART (Captioning) provided by Tess Crowder, Communication Access, Inc. WED. NOV 3, 10, 17, 24 – ST. JOHN THE DIVINE MORNING PRAYER & HEALING SVC. 10:00 a.m. St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, Ruskin West Campus, corner of 9th St. and Hwy 674. The Community is Welcome. Info: church office 645.1521. There will be prayers of healing for those in need of prayer. The service will be led by a Prayer Team consisting of members of St. John the Divine and occasional guests from other ministries. Please come and support this very important ministry and invite others whom you know might be in need of prayer. Meets every Wed. WED. NOV 3 – BABY TIME AT SOUTHSHORE REGIONAL LIBRARY 10:05 – 10:25 a.m. SouthShore Regional Library 15816 Beth Shields Way, Free. Info: Library 813.273.3652. For ages 0-24 months. Share books, rhymes, songs, games and quality time together while instilling a love of reading and regular library visits in this 20-minute program. Seating limit: 20 children plus their parents/caregivers. WED. NOV 3 – MOAA, MILITARY OFFICERS ASSN. MEETING and LUNCHEON – PART II 11:00 a.m. Florida Room, Atrium Bldg. Central CA Campus. $14.00. Reservations should be made by calling 1.877.332.3016 no later than the Sun. prior to the Wed. meeting. Guests of members are welcome. Lt. Colonel Eugene Morris, USAF (Ret), a former fighter pilot, will again be the featured speaker. WED. NOV 3 – SCC STROKE SUPPORT GROUP MEETS 1:00 p.m. East/West Room of KP Clubhouse. FREE. Info: Kim McKell, RN, MSN 634.0249. Open to KP and SCC and their guests. Refreshments served, Reservations not required. This month’s presentation will feature guest speaker Daisy Martinez, Director of Health Information Management at South Bay Hospital and Dottie Crist-Marshall, Director of Patient Access Services at South Bay Hospital. Meets every 1st Wed. Social, informative group open to stroke survivors, caregivers and guests. WED. NOV 3, 10, 17, 24 - FRONT PORCH PICKERS MEET 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Heritage and Armstrong Rooms, Atrium Bldg. Central CA Campus. We meet every Wed. year round. We welcome all folks who play the guitar, ukulele, mandolin, base, dobro, fiddle or banjo. Come visit us. We also love an audience. Info: David 633-6739 or Sally 633-1379. WED. NOV 3, 10, 17, 24 – SCC MEN’S CHORUS REHEARSAL 2:00 P.M. St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, W. Dell Webb. Info: Bob Garrod 634.4110. Do you sing…in the shower? In the Car? Always humming your favorite tune? We are always looking for additional members! Come join the SCC Men’s Chorus! Meet our members, accompanist and artistic director. Rehearse and have some fun! We do not audition. We rehearse Wednesdays. If you love to sing and can carry a tune, have a desire to make a commitment of your time, come to the rehearsal. WED. NOV 3, 17 - LIFE AFTER LOSS BEREAVEMENT GROUP 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. United Community Church, Church Chapel. Info: Mitzi 813.938.4955. Open to help those who have recently lost a loved one or are having difficulty coping adjusting to life on their own. The group will be led by Mitzi Campbell. The group meets in the Church Chapel every 1st and 3rd Wed. WED. NOV 3 – THE COMPUTER CLUB, BACK UP YOUR COMPUTER 7:30 p.m. Florida Room, Atrium Bldg, Central CA Campus. Proceed by the HELP DESK at 7:00 p.m. Info: Ilona Merritt 633.9694 for membership and meeting information. Featuring a detailed presentation on “Backing up your PC.” This vital activity, which is frequently overlooked, may be accomplished in many ways. Each approach will be demonstrated. All SCC and KP residents are invited to attend. 33573 Continued on Page 14


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33573 From Page 13 THU. NOV 4, 11, 18, 25 – WEIGHT WATCHERS MEET 8:00 and 9:30 a.m. United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla. For info email Sandy at samt1995@yahoo.com. Check out our great summer sales and raffles! Weight Watchers meets every Thu. THU. NOV 4 11, 18, 25 (?) - SCC ORGAN & KEYBOARD CLUB GROUP LESSON 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Every Thu. Armstrong Room, Atrium Bldg. Central CA Campus. Each class cost $3.00 payable at the door and you learn 2 songs each lesson. It is a group lesson with teacher and music provided that is yours to keep, learn, and practice. Info: Bob Mulcahy 813.633.4628. SCC and KP residents only. Learning music is a good stimulant for your mind and is a good way to relax with new friends that have music in common. THU. NOV 4 – SCC REGISTERED NURSES CLUB MONTHLY MEETS 9:15 a.m. Social; 9:45 a.m. Meeting Starts; 10:00 a.m. Program. Caper Room, Atrium Bldg. Central CA Campus. Dues of $5.00 need to be paid before the Dec. meeting. Info: Dorothy Turner 633.2364. Gen Forcia will speak on “The Strategy for Communicating with a Deaf and Hearing impaired.” Membership is open to all AN’s that are residents of SCC. Guests of members are welcome. Remember items for Sister Sara’s list and Campbell’s coupons for Shriner’s Hospital Educational program. THU. NOV 4 – 2ND ANNUAL JURIED HIGH SCHOOL ART SHOW and CONTEST 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. SouthShore Regional Library 15816 Beth Shields Way, Free. Info: Library 813.273.3652. Opening Art Reception for the local High School’s juried art exhibit and art contest. Public is invited to view the diverse talents of our SouthShore area teens. SouthShore Arts Council will be awarding ribbons and checks to the winners and their schools. Light refreshments will be served and entertainment will be provided. Show runs from Nov 4 thru Dec 10th. Registration is not required. THU. NOV 4 – HI NEIGHBOR ANNUAL PROGRAM 6:30 p.m. Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. South CA Campus. Club and organization displays primarily for newcomers to Sun City Center, but everyone is welcome! 100 displays are planned, no speeches; just come, see the amazing variety of interests represented in town, and go as you please. Light refreshments. THU. NOV 4, 11, 18, 25 – THURSDAY NIGHT PARTNERS BRIDGE Arrive by 6:30 p.m. Play begins promptly at 7:00 p.m. Horizon Bridge Room, Atrium Bldg. Central CA Campus. 50c per person and all winners receive a cash prize. Please call Pat Nolle at 642.9280 if you have questions. Open to all bridge players in SCC and KP every Thu night throughout the year (unless CA Board closes Horizon Room for a holiday). All players must bring a partner (of either sex) THU. NOV 4 – NIGHT ON BROADWAY CONCERT by EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH COMM. BAND 7:00 p.m. United Methodist Church, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. W the cost is $5. Info about the band, call 813.864.0287, email info@ehcb. com or visit www.ehcb.org. The program includes a collection of favorite show tunes, including Fiddler on the Roof, Mary Poppins and selections from The Lion King. The EHCB is all-volunteer concert band that is committed to making a cultural contribution to its community. It has more than 40 members from a variety of backgrounds and of all ages. The band is seeking new players.

THU. NOV 4 – BEDTIME STORIES AT SOUTHSHORE REGIONAL LIBRARY 7:00 – 7:30 p.m. SouthShore Regional Library 15816 Beth Shields Way, Free. Info: Library 813.273.3652. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Make reading a family affair. Children may wear pajamas and bring a blanket and favorite cuddly toy for stories, songs and activities during this 30-minute program. NOV 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13 – AN EVENING WITH FIDDLER ON THE ROOF 7:30 p.m. Rollins Theater. Tickets $10.00. Tickets available 9:00 a.m. to Noon, Mon thru Fri, Atrium Ticket Kiosk Central CA Campus. Credit Card Orders 813.642.0606. Presented by the Performing Arts Club of SCC featuring Lew Resseguie as Tevye and Ellen Kleinschmidt as Golde. Resseguie has portrayed Tevye many times in professional productions. FRI. NOV 5, 12, 19, 26 – SLOW-SPEED NETWORKING FOR PROFESSIONALS 7:30 a.m. Sun Towers, 101 Trinity Lakes Blvd. Please RSVP 813.634.3347. Join the new SouthShore Area Networking Group. Meets every Friday. Continental Breakfast provided by Sun Towers Retirement Community. Plan to build new business through this exciting new networking group! Bring your business cards and meet the great folks from the south county business communities. FRI. NOV 5 –SCC ASTRONOMY CLUB MEETS 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Armstrong Room of the Atrium Bldg. across from the new Maintenance Bldg. Central CA Campus. For more info, call John Manning 634.5075. All SCC and KP welcome. Join us as we explore the cosmos. DVD shown. Astronomy Club meets the 1st Friday of each month. FRI. NOV 5, 12, 19, 26 – JUBILEE II and III LINE DANCING (INTERMEDIATE) 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Kings Point South Club House. Free to Kings Point residents, guests and renters. Contact Linda Hawken for info: 813.633.6396. Having learned the basic steps and being able to follow cued instruction, you’re ready for the next step. Try this more challenging class that features a wide variety of musical styles. FRI. NOV 5 – AN EVENING OF SONG WITH TROY COMEN 7:00 p.m. St. John the Divine Episcopal Church on E. Del Webb Blvd. No charge – a donation or free-will offering will be accepted. Troy and his wife Brenda moved to SCC from Belleville, Mich. Tony sang with several local bands there, they performed music from the 40’s and up including pop, country and jazz and sang in Church Choirs.. His list of performances is endless and he has performed with the Pelican Players, the Follies and charity and private functions since moving to SCC. SAT. NOV 6 - LOW COST SPAY/ NEUTER CLINIC (OFF) 7:30 a.m. Drop-off time at C.A.R.E. 2:30 p.m. Pickup time. C.A.R.E. in Ruskin. $10 per Cat or Kitten (must weigh 4 pounds and be at least 4 months old). Reservations Required. Must call 813.633.7302. Feline Folks will conduct a Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic (OFF) Operation Feline Fix for free-roaming cats. SAT. NOV 6 – TWELFTH ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. United Community Church 1501 La Jolla Ave. Admission FREE. Info: Contact Craft Chairperson, Harry Friedenreich 634.5969. The Fair will feature talented vendors, the famous bake sale, a delicious luncheon and Rachel Flack’s custom designed jewelry of semiprecious stones. A new feature are crafts created by the women of Good Samaritan Mission. Come and shop, enjoy a morning coffee and tasty treat from the Bake Sale booth and complete your day with a delicious lunch.

SAT. NOV 6 – AMERICAN MENSA author and renown community GIVING ADMISSIONS TEST 10:00 member, Yvonne Ponsor will be a.m. South Shore Regional Library, the featured presenter. She will 15816 Beth Shields Way, Ruskin. For discuss her new novel, “Death of a further information, directions, or to Waterman.” A hot 3 course pecan RSVP, please call Fran 813.746.1831. chicken lunch will be served. SAT. NOV 6 – WEE ARTISTS: PUPPETS! SAT. NOV 6 – CREATIVE ARTISTS: 10:15 – 11:00 a.m. SouthShore PUPPETS! 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Regional Library 15816 Beth SouthShore Regional Library 15816 Shields Way, Free. Info: Library Beth Shields Way, Free. Info: Library “Creative Artists” 813.273.3652. “Wee Artists” ages 813.273.3652. 3-5 years will create their own ages 6-9 years will learn some puppet. Join art educator Laurie simple puppet techniques and Burhop for this creative and fun make their own hand puppet. Join art activity. Adult must be present. art educator Laurie Burhop for this Limit 15. Registration required. Call fun and creative art class. Limit 273.3652 or visit the Information 20. Registration required. Call 273desk at the library. Co-sponsored 3652 or visit the Information Desk by the Friends of SouthShore at the library. Co-sponsored by the Friends of SouthShore Regional Regional Library. SAT. NOV 6 – GREAT BOOKS Library. DISCUSSION 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 SAT. NOV. 6 – HOLIDAYS ON THE p.m. SouthShore Regional Library WEB 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. SouthShore 15816 Beth Shields Way, Free. Info: Regional Library 15816 Beth Library 813.273.3652. Join host Shields Way, Free. Info: Library Seminar for the Patrick DeMarco as he moderates 813.273.3652. a discussion of “Light In August” by Adults. How to find discounts and shop safely on the Web for your William Faulkner. SAT. OCT 6 – JEWELRY MAKING holiday gift-giving. Presenter, John CLASS WITH GERI 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Bostick. The Courtyards, 231 Courtyards SAT. NOV 6 – THE ADVENTURES OF Blvd. $15.00 charge for supplies. ROBIN HOOD PUPPET SHOW 2:00 Limited Seating Available. RSVP – 3:00 p.m. SouthShore Regional to 813.642.8950. Always wanted Library 15816 Beth Shields Way, to know how that favorite piece of Free. Info: Library 273.3652. For jewelry was made? Well now you ages 4-12. Action! Adventure! A can learn how to make your own. great story with toe-tapping music. Action-packed adventure through Refreshments provided. SAT. NOV 6 – AM ASSOC OF Sherwood Forest with Robin Hood, UNIVERSITY WOMEN, 4TH ANNUAL Maid Marion, Friar Tuck, King BOOK and AUTHOR LUNCH 11:30 Richard Lionheart, and the Sheriff a.m. Community Hall, S. CA of Nottingham. After show, brief Campus. $25.00. Tickets will be on puppet-making workshop and sale at the Kiosk in the Atrium. Info. create your own puppet to take available from Marcia Silverman home. Presented by Bits ‘N Pieces 634.1698. Reservations may be Puppet Theatre and Friends of made by mailing a check to SouthShore Regional Library. Maryellen Thomas, 835 Oakmont Ave. SCC by Nov 4th. Fourth Annual 33573 Continued on Page 15 Book and Author Luncheon. TheLocal Observer News • Sun City Center Observer • Riverview Current • November 12, 2009 • WELCOME BACK m 11

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33573 From Page 14 SAT. NOV 6 and SUN NOV. 7 – PLACE YOUR SHARE ORDERS Sat 6: 5:00 p.m. & Sun 7: 9:30 – 10:30 and 12:00 Noon. United Methodist Church, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. W. AND Oct73 at 10:30 a.m. at both St. John the Divine campuses. Info: ONLINE: www. shareflorida.org. You can also place orders the first week of each month at the 3-Legged Poodle. Buy Groceries at 50 % or more off. Sponsored by Cornerstone Family Ministries and TECO Energy. Pick up orders Sat. Nov. 27 at 1210 W. Del Webb Blvd. at 11:00 a.m. You can also place orders for Dec. at that time. SAT. NOV 6 – YULE BALL, AFTERHOURS HARRY POTTER-THEMED PARTY 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. SouthShore Regional Library 15816 Beth Shields Way, Free. Info: Library 813.273.3652. For the teens. Celebrate the SouthShore Regional Library’s Teen Advisory Board’s 3rd Anniversary at the Yule Ball. This is a Harry Potterthemed event. Win prizes in the Costume Contest and enjoy teen deejayed music, dancing, food and refreshments. Tickets are required prior to the day of the ball. Contact Sonia Baruch 813.672.1155. Funded by the Friends of the SouthShore Regional Library. SAT. NOV 6 – ACADEMY OF BALLROOM DANCE CLUB’S NOVEMBER DANCE 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Community Hall, South CA Campus. Members free, guests $6.00. Info: Charlie Brown 813.642.9817. Coffee, cookies and door prizes at intermission. Dressy casual, BYOB. There will be a FREE Night Club 2-Step lesson at 6:15 p.m. prior to the dance. Everyone welcome. SUN. NOV 7 – USED BOOK SALE 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Armstrong/ Heritage Room, SCC Atrium, Central CA Campus. Info: email jihlo50@

tampabay.rr.com. Event to Benefit SammyRides – Grandparents Riding for the Health of Grandchildren. We need your help of donations of books, CDs, DVDs. For more info regarding SammyRides, visit www. sammyrides.com SUN. NOV 7 – ST. ANDREW FINE ARTS CONCERT 3:00 p.m. St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd. W. Tickets $9.00 for the individual concert, or a Season Ticket for the 6 remaining concerts can be purchased for $35.00 at the church office or at the door day of concert. Info: Church Office 813.634.1252, Judy Voorhees 642.7100 or John Scott 813.642.0554. The Robert McCormick Percussion Ensemble will perform. SUN. NOV 7 - OLDIES BUT GOODIES DANCE 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Community Hall, S. CA Campus. Club members free, others pay $5.00 at the door. Info: 633.5649. Entertainment by Just the 2 of Us. The dress is casual. EVERYONE (Singles and Couples; SCC and KP) is welcome. BYOB. Come dance with us. There is a 2nd Dance in November on Nov 28. Please refer to that date. New Year’s Eve tickets go on sale 5:30 p.m. for members, 6:00 p.m. for non-members. NYE entertainers are “The Dukes”, Catering “Fun with Food” $35.00 pp. MON. NOV 8 – MONDAY MORNING QUARTERBACK CLUB 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. The Grande Clubhouse, Aston Gardens, 231 Courtyards Blvd. Info: 813.642.8950 FREE. - $5 Donation for Scholarships for East Bay High School and Lennard High School Students. Light Breakfast. Open to Public. A new social group of American’s award-winning seniorliving community. Quarterback Club participants meet monthly for networking, job searching

and raising money for student scholarships. Hosts: Larry Brooks, A&A Mortgage Funding, Shannon Letteer, Aston Gardens. MON. NOV 8 – SAT. NOV 13 HOGAN’S GOLF SCHEDULE 9:30 a.m. T-Time. Tue 9 Apollo Beach $25.00; Thu 11 Renaissance $35.00; Sat 13 SandPiper $30.00. Contact PWoodii@aol.com for reservation(s). Hogan’s Golf Schedule is listed on a weekly basis. Green fees have been negotiated with the courses to provide for the best available and to provide reliable tee-times. MON. NOV 8 – TAMPA BAY AFFILIATE of VOICE OF THE FAITHFUL MEETS 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission, 16550 South Hwy 301, Wimauma across Hwy 301 from Copper Penny Restaurant. FREE. Info: Larry Vaughan 634.9904 larry_vaughan@comcast.com. Our 8th year. Meeting will include a video presentation by Sr. Maureen Sullivan OP, noted author and researcher on the subject of Vatican II, its value to the church and its unrealized potential for true reform. Discussion to follow. All interested people are welcome, bring a friend. MON. NOV 8 – ESTATE PLANNING FOR THE FLORIDA RESIDENT – SPENCER FAIRCLOTH 3:00 – 4:30 P.M. Gingery Room, Community Church College, 1501 La Jolla. 5th in Seminars. To register, call 634.8607. Info: www.cccinscc. org. Seminar: Understanding How Trust Operate. Led by Spencer Faircloth, retired SunTrust Bank Trust Officer, who has been teaching these seminars since moving to Florida from New York in 1989. Over 4,000 SCC residents have taken these seminars. Future Seminar date: Nov 15.

TUE. NOV 9, 23 – SOUTH SHORE TOASTMASTERS CLUB MEETS 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. Trinity Baptist Church, Social Room (west side of church) corner of SCC Blvd. and Del Webb blvd. W. No charge. Info: Russ Kevala (VP Education) 813.484.8333 or Bill Hodges (cofounder) 813.633.1523 or come to the meeting, meet our friendly members and see for yourself how a meeting is conducted. Toastmasters meetings provide the tools and experience for effective communications in community service, business, professional and family activities. NOV. TUE 9 – SOUTH BAY HOSPITAL “HOW TO AVOID A STROKE” 10:00 11:00 a.m. Sun Towers, Main Dining Room, 101 Trinity Lakes Dr. Please RSVP at least 2 days prior to event. Be sure to attend this informative chat as Kim McKell RN, MSN, Stroke Coordinator for South Bay Hospital presents information on what you need to be aware of to avoid a Stroke. TUE. NOV 9 – DISCOVERY UNIVERSITY 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Aston Gardens, 1311 Aston Gardens Ct. FREE. RSVP 813.642.8950. Speaker, Professor Phil Leto III, will give an educational seminar on History and Politics in the USA. This month’s topic is “Albert Einstein, Franklin Roosevelt, and the Manhattan Project. How atomic weapons shaped America’s defense policy in the second half of the 20th Century.” Refreshments will be served. TUE. NOV 9 – BETH ISRAEL SISTERHOOD ANNUAL PAID-UP MEMBER LUNCHEON 12:00 noon, Henry Gibson Social hall. By Reservation Only. Shelly Grossman 634.8092. Shelly Grossman, Event Chair, 33573 Continued on Page 16


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33573 From Page 15 promises a wonderful afternoon with lunch catered by Sweet Tomatoes and a program of Catskills Memories on DVD. Chanukah Bazaar before and after the luncheon. Judaica Library will be open. For Sisterhood please call Membership Chair June Bell 642.8013. TUE. NOV 9, 23 – FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP – MANAGING YOUR STRESS 3:00 p.m. Homewood Residence, 3910 Galen Ct. 2nd Floor. FREE. Info: Bev 813.633.4340. Burnt out? Can’t remember when you last sat down to read a paper or went to lunch with friends? Come to our Family Caregiver Support Group and let’s talk. Caregiver stress is a serious condition that plagues many families. Kay Coburn Dyer, a professional Geriatric Care Manager with both professional and personal experience will facilitate the group. Light refreshments. Group meets 2nd and 4th Tue of each month. TUE. NOV 9 – COOKING WITH “OUR” CHEF 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Aston Gardens, 231 Courtyards Blvd. FREE. RSVP to 813.642.8950. Each month our Chef will demonstrate new cooking techniques and make new recipes to try and taste. TUE. NOV 9 – SCC PHOTO CLUB MEETS 6:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Business meeting followed by program. Caper Room, Atrium Bldg, Central CA Campus. Dues for 2011 $20 per person or $30 per household couples. Info: http:// www.photoclubscc.com or visit learning lab at 960D Cherry Hills Dr. Community members and guests are welcome to attend. Jack Winberg, computer consultant and photographer, will talk about how to calibrate your system to get the best color prints possible. WED. NOV 10 – AVON OPEN HOUSE 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The Inn at the Courtyards, 255 Courtyards Blvd. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Don’t want to wait for the Avon Lady to bring her catalog…Now you don’t have to. The 2nd Wed. of every month we have OUR Avon Representative come in to our community and bring all her goodies to sell. So stop by and check it out and see what’s missing in your make-up case! WED. NOV 10 – WELCOME HOME SEMINAR (SERIES 2 OF 5) 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Aston Gardens, 1311 Aston Gardens, Ct. FREE. RSVP 813.642.8950. Speaker Beth Warren, Owner of Welcome Home Relocation, discusses the essential components of Downsizing into smaller space. Examples of floor and space planning are discussed, as well as the stresses most people experience when downsizing. Participation from the public is encouraged to share their thoughts. (Professionals may attend).

WED. NOV 10 – NEW ENGLANDERS CLUB OF KP HOST WELCOME BACK PARTY 4:45 p.m. doors open, 5:30 p.m. Show opens with Frank and Dee Weder with piano and vocal renditions of jazz standards. KP Borini Theater. Tickets $5.00 members, $7.00 guests. Tickets on sale in North Clubhouse lobby 9:00 a.m. – noon, Wed. Nov 3. Featured performer, the hilarious Danny Justice “the Irish Comedian.” Potluck for tables of 8. Bring BYOB and eating utensils. Coffee, Tea, Dessert provided. WED. NOV 10 – KINGS POINT ROD and REEL CLUB MEETS 7:00 p.m. Kings Point Clubhouse Craft Room. Info: email kpfishingclub@gmail. com. Rod and Reel members meet the second Wed. of the month. THU. NOV 11 – SCC VETERANS DAY CEREMONY 10:00 a.m. Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. FREE. Info: 634.7777. The combined Military Veterans Organizations of SCC will sponsor a free patriotic observance. The public is invited. The guest speaker will be Mr. Bob Black. There will be a special appearance by Ms. Lily Marlane. A musical interlude will be presented by the Trinity Singers. There will also be a tribute to all veterans by well known performers Ms. Ellen Kleinschmdt and Mr. Lew Resseguie. THU. NOV 11 – SOUTH BAY HOSPITAL EDUCATION SEMINAR 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Aston Gardens, 1311 Aston Gardens Ct. FREE. RSVP 813.642.8950. Aston Gardens at Sun City Center presents a monthly education Seminar with South Bay Hospital. This month’s Topic comes with the holiday’s Season fast Approaching. “Holiday Depression and ways to cope.” Speaker is a specialist in dealing w/depression. Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month. (Professionals May Attend) THU. NOV 11 – BRITISH CONNECTION TRIVIA NIGHT 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Florida Room, Atrium Bldg. Central CA Campus. Tickets are $5.00 per person for members and $7.00 per person for non-members. Contact Helen Roberts at 633.6008 for reservations NO LATER THAN Sat. Nov. 6. Make checks payable to The British Connection and mail to Helen Roberts, 206 Stoneham Ct. 33573. All residents of SCC and KP are welcome. BYOB and a Main Course Dish to share for six. Dessert, salad, tea, coffee and setups will be provided. Prizes for highest score! FRI. NOV 12 – INTERNATIONAL FORUM PROGRAM ON BRITAIN 9:30 a.m. – Noon. Florida Room, Atrium Bldg. Central CA Campus. Info: Dean Martin 633.9403. Open to all SCC residents. Panel discussion on Britain since formation in May of unprecedented coalition government. Panelists

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were/are British business CEO, U.S. diplomat leader of ScottishAmerican organizations, director of Georgetown U summer programs at Oxford, and State Department Officer. FRI. NOV 12 – HOLIDAY BAZAAR and ART SHOW 10:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M. Renaissance Club, Free Admission. Info: emmieinfl@aolc. om or 813.634.0988. Event is to raise awareness and money for SammyRides. Special and handmade items, Luscious hand crafted jewelry, purses. Irene’s Of Holmes beach extraordinary clothing, Miche bags, gourmet chocolate master, hand sewn wine bag covers and even dog and cat items. Sedate piano player, cash bars and loads of volunteers ferry guests to cars via golf carts. Portion of proceeds to pediatric cancer. FRI. NOV 12 – LAFF*A*LOT CONNECTION 1:30 p.m. Heritage Room, Atrium Bldg. Central CA Campus. Info: Ivan 633.9835. Meets every 2nd Fri all 12 months. Never any dues and all SCC and KP welcome. If you can’t tell jokes, just come and have light refreshments and meet some new friends. If you have gotten something funny on the Internet, come and READ it to us. Laughter is like free medicine. It gets those jolly-juices going in our brain and helps you feel better about yourself and life in general. Prizes. SAT. NOV 13 – UNITED COMMUNITY CHURCH FIRST ANNUAL ALS WALK 9:00 a.m. Registration for the Walk at the Church, 10:00 a.m. Short walk starts, United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Ave. The community is invited. To sign up or for more information, please contact Church member, Mary Perkins at 813.633.7529 or by email at mperkins@tampabay.rr.com. Walk in honor of Shirlee Wiseman. Walk is followed by refreshments and a closing ceremony in Great Hall. SAT. NOV 13 – CHRISTMAS BAZAAR 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, 1015 Del Webb E. Pastries and coffee or tea: 9:00 – 1:00 p.m. Luncheon: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Featuring Attic Treasures (new or like-new high-quality items) Baked Goods and Specialty Handmade Crafts; Holiday Articles; Jewelry: Feeding the Flock Cookbooks; Gift Baskets; “Chinese Auction.” This year’s Bazaar will feature theme baskets: Christmas, Chocolate, Kitchen, Spa, Happy Hour, Tail Gate, Boutique. Raffle Tickets $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00. SAT. NOV 13 – GFWC, SCC WOMEN’S CLUB, HOSTING “FASHIONS FOR FUN” 11:30 a.m. socializing, 12:00 noon, lunch catered by Banquet Masters. Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. Tickets $25,

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33573 From Page 16 TUE. NOV 16 – HANDICAPPED CLUB MEETS 1:00 p.m. Cypress Creek Golf Course. Info: Don 642.9116. Open to all handicapped individuals and/ or their caregivers. We are a social club who meet once a month on the 3rd Tue and just talk. A small, intimate group. Come join us. TUE. NOV 16 – DISCOVERY UNIVERSITY 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Aston Gardens, 231 Courtyards Blvd. FREE. RSVP 813.642.8950. Speaker, Professor Phil Leto III, will give an educational seminar on History and Politics in the USA. This month’s topic is “McCarthy Era: Joseph McCarthy and McCarthyism still vividly endure in the lexicons of American history.” Refreshments will be served. TUE. NOV 16 – ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Sun Towers, 101 Trinity lakes Drive, Free. Info: dcaneen@suntowersretirement. com or 813.634.3347. Join Katie Colwell Williams, MA, CMC from Bayshore Geriatric Solutions, Inc. facilitates the Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group. This group meets every 3rd Tue. of each month. WED. NOV 17 – JEWELRY MAKING CLASS WITH GERI 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. The Courtyards, 231 Courtyards Blvd. $15.00 charge for supplies. Limited Seating Available. RSVP to 813.642.8950. Always wanted to know how that favorite piece of jewelry was made? Well now you can learn how to make your own. Refreshments provided. WED. NOV. 17 – BANKING and SHOPPING ONLINE: HOW TO STAY SAFE 2:00 p.m. SouthShore Regional Library. FREE. Just in time for the holiday shopping season. Millions shop and bank online daily. Despite having good security software,

credit cards and bank accounts can still be compromised. Join us for this free class to learn what you can do to dramatically reduce your risk when shopping or banking online. WED. NOV 17 – PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Sun Towers, 101 Trinity lakes Drive, Free. Info: dcaneen@ suntowersretirement.com or 813.634.3347. Marcia A. McCall, M.T.S. Coordinator of Research Department of Neurology College of Medicine USF facilitates this Parkinson’s support group. If you are a patient or caregiver to a Parkinson’s patient, this group is for you. Parkinson’s Support Group meets every 3rd Wednesday. WED.NOV 17 – DIALYSIS PATIENTS SUPPORT GROUP 4:45 – 5:30 p.m. Sun Towers, 101 Trinity lakes Drive, Free. Info: dcaneen@suntowersretirement. com or 813.634.3347. Dialysis patients and their family members now have a support group at Sun Towers! Our facilitator is Virginia Winn MSW who is a dialysis and medical social worker with 18 years experience. Guest speakers and educational information will be provided along with much needed support. This group meets the 3rd Wed of every month. WED. NOV 17 – KINGS POINT LINE DANCERS THANKSGIVING DANCE 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Borini Theatre. Tickets are $5.51, available at the box office. Call Jan 634.6226. Open to KP and SCC residents and their guests. Let’s give thanks to our service members and military personnel and their families, and give thanks to living in the USA. BYOB and setups. WED. NOV 17 – SCC DANCE CLUB NOVEMBER DANCE 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Community Hall, South CA Campus. Guest $5.00

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only $50 per person including your Saturday admission and the bus (tickets alone normally cost $50). Let us know as soon as possible 633.0190 or ronpelton@tampabay. rr.com. Make check out to SCC Men’s Club and mail to Ron Pelton, 414 Blackhawk Circle or drop it off (mailbox by front door). Dixieland Suncoast Jazz Classics. About 15 different jazz groups performing through the day in different venues. There is room for dancing. SAT. NOV 20 – BIG BAND CLUB DANCE 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Community Hall, South CA Campus Non-season ticket holders $9 at the door. Info; Charlie 642.8172. Come join us for a fun filled evening dancing to the music of SCC’s own live 18-piece Swing Band playing the “Music Of Your Life” from the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s. The dress code is jackets for men (ties optional) and dressy attire for the ladies. Everyone is welcome. SAT. NOV 20 – SINGLES MINGLES DANCE 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Studio at KP North Clubhouse. Live music. Members $3.00, Guests $5.00. Info: Jeannette 634.5560. BYOB ice and water provided. Proper dress. SUN. NOV 21 = SCC MONTHLY GOLF SCRAMBLE 8:00 a.m. and will be a shotgun start. Sandpiper. $2.00 per person entry fee. Call Chuck Roth 642.0679 or Tim Broad 476.3707. All monies paid in cash. All singles and couples welcome. Please RSVP a week prior to the event. SUN. NOV 21 – DUELING PIANOS, TWO-PIANO and FOUR-HAND MUSIC 3:00 p.m. United Methodist Church, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. W. Free will offering. Info: Church Office 634.2539 or visit our website www.sccumc.com. 33573 Continued on Page 18

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33573 From Page 17 SUN. NOV 21 – SINGLES SOCIAL DANCE CLUB 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Florida Room, Atrium Bldg. Central CA Campus. Members $3.00, Guests $5.00. Join for next year for $10 and save $2.00 a dance. Info: Janet 633-3558. BYOB, ice, water and snacks provided. Music of Thor Stevens. Proper Dress. MON. NOV 22 – SAT. NOV 27 HOGAN’S GOLF SCHEDULE 9:30 a.m. T-Time. Tue 23 Apollo Beach $25.00; Thu 25 Renaissance $35.00; Sat 27 SandPiper $30.00. Contact PWoodii@aol.com for reservation(s). Hogan’s Golf Schedule is listed on a weekly basis. Reservations are required to play with the Hogans. The Club is open to all SCC and KP residents and their guests. TUE. NOV 23 – DISCOVERY UNIVERSITY 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Aston Gardens, 1311 Aston Gardens Ct.. FREE. RSVP 813.642.8950. Speaker, Professor Phil Leto III, will give an educational seminar on History and Politics in the USA. This month’s topic is “McCarthy Era: Joseph McCarthy and McCarthyism still vividly endure in the lexicons of American history.” Refreshments will be served. WED. NOV 24 – ALZHEIMER’S/ CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. The Inn at The Courtyards, 255 Courtyards Blvd. FREE. RSVP 813.634.4497. If you have a loved one with Alzheimer’s/Dementia you will want to attend this very educational meeting. Learn how to deal and copy with Alzheimer’s from others who are in the same position as you. WED. NOV 24 – GOADABOUTS: SISTER STRIKES AGAIN Depart 5:30 p.m. Return 11:30 p.m. Cost $54.00 pp. For reservations call Barbara at 633.5999; to join the club 633.0369. Sister is a Roman Catholic nun

from the old school: traditional habit and a firm hand, sometimes accompanied by a ruler. Sister has assembled banners, filmstrips, mimeographed handouts, historical facts, and hysterical insights as she conducts her “class” in an overview of Heaven and Hell. This is the Late Night Catechism sequel that’s as funny and entertaining as the original! THU. NOV 25 – THANKSGIVING DINNER AT MAGGIANO’S IN TAMPA Depart 12:00 p.m. Return 5:00 p.m. $55.00. For reservations call Barbara at 633.5999; to join the club 633.0369. Partake in the Traditional Thanksgiving Day Buffet feast along with Italian delights. We will have our own private room with an Open Cash Bar during our dining experience. Reservations No Later than Nov. 10. THU. NOV 25 – TRADITIONAL HOME STYLE THANKSGIVING DINNER 12:00 noon, Great hall, United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Ave. $15.00 per person, ticket sales will start Sun. Nov 4 during fellowship time and thereafter in the church Office during the week from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The Community is invited. Catered buffet includes all your seasonal favorites from turkey and ham to pumpkin pie. Start to line up your family and friends. FRI. NOV 26 – GADABOUTS: 4 TROOPS AT THE CAPITAL THEATRE CLEARWATER Depart 6:30 p.m. Return 11:00 p.m. Cost $51.00. For reservations call Barbara at 633.5999; to join the club 633.0369. The members of 4 TROOPS, a vocal quartet comprised of former military veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq War, first made a name for themselves while in the military singing pop and country songs for soldiers overseas. Proceeds will

go to help organizations aiding veterans of armed forces. They showcase their beautiful harmonies on patriotic and other heartfelt songs. SAT. NOV 27 – MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Sun Towers, 101 Trinity lakes Drive, Free. Info: dcaneen@ suntowersretirement.com or 813.634.3347. Edmond Dubreuil MSW, RCSWI Mental Health Professional facilitates this support group for those suffering from depression, loss or grief or are the caregiver of someone facing these issues. Pull up a chair in our comfortable lounge and share with others in your situation. Supported by: South Shore Coalition on Mental Health and Aging and The United Methodist Church of SCC. SAT. NOV. 27 – YOUNG AT HEART TRAVEL CLUB MEETS 10:00 a.m. Card Room of the Main Club House at Kings Point. $15.00 per person to join includes name tag, monthly meeting and mailing (also to your Summer residence). Info: 1.866.824.1613. Club will meet every 4th Sat and be offering day trips, multi-day bus tours, and cruises. All club trips are fully escorted. Also, non-escorted, but great value, cruise deals available. SAT. NOV 27 – WAR VETERANSMOWW INTERVIEWS for LIBRARY of CONGRESS 10:00 a.m. Armstrong Room at Atrium, Central CA Campus. FREE. Info: Gordon Bassett 642.0691. Richard Wallace 642.0212 or Ken Barringer 633.8490. Appointment is necessary at either 10:00 or 11:30 a.m. Interviews are on the last Sat. of each month. The Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) conducts interviews for Library of Congress Veterans History Project to preserve the military

veteran’s record for perpetuity as its American Folklife Center. Bob Swing videographer, editor and DVD publisher. SAT. NOV 27 – LOVE FOOTBALL? PENN and MICH CLUBS HOSTING TAILGATE PARTY 11:00 a.m. Doors Open, Borini Theatre, KP North Clubhouse. Members $9.00, Nonmembers $11.00. Questions – Ad Laforet alaforet@acninc.net Doors open at 11:00 a.m. game starts at noon, “tailgate” lunch and beer served at halftime. BYOB and snacks. SUN. NOV 28 – CHRISTMAS IS IN THE AIR – CHRISTMAS CONCERT 2:00 p.m. St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd. W. No tickets are necessary and the concert is FREE. Info: Betty 813.633.3862 or Mim 813.634.1148. Busy, busy, busy. That about sums it up. Why not give yourself a gift: A Christmas Concert by the Women’s Chorus. Actually sitting down for about an hour with the added bonus of listening to a selection of outstanding music and singing along with some favorite Christmas Carols. Begin enjoying the most wonderful time of the year with us. SUN. NOV 28 – SOUTH SHORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA HOLIDAY CONCERT 4:00 p.m. United Methodist Church, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. Tickets $20 & $15. General Admission at the door $20. For tickets, please call 667.7776 or visit the website www.thessso. org. First Annual Holiday Concert: Tchaikovsky, Nutcracker Suite; Pietro Yon, Gesu Bambino, with soloist Guedye St. Jean; Leroy Anderson, A Christmas Festival, Bugler’s Holiday and Sleigh Ride. And an audience sing-along of Christmas Favorites. SUN. NOV 28 - OLDIES BUT GOODIES 33573 Continued on Page 19


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33573 From Page 18 DANCE 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Community Hall, S. CA Campus. Club members are free and others pay $5.00 at the door. Info: 633.5649. Entertainment will be provided by Ocean Road. The dress is casual. EVERYONE (Singles and Couples; SCC and KP) is welcome. BYOB. Come dance with us. Oldies but Goodies Dances are usually the 2nd Sun. of each month; however, this month there are two: Nov 7 and Nov 28. SUN. NOV 28 – 6 DAY TRIP TO BILTMORE MANSION, ASHEVILLE, NC 6 days, 5 nights $489.00. Call Mary Mobley 813.633.6185 or email marymobl@gmail.com. ONLY 4 SEATS LEFT. Also taking reservations for Carnival Glory Cruise, Dec 1219, 8 days 7 nights $606 total for Ocean View. Includes all taxes and transportation to/from port. Other rates available. MON. NOV 29 – SAT. DEC 4 HOGAN’S GOLF SCHEDULE 9:30 a.m. T-Time. Mon 29 Summerfield $29.00; Wed 1 Bloomingdale $25.00; Fri 3 Riverside $28.00; Sat 4 SandPiper $30.00. Contact PWoodii@aol.com for reservation(s). Hogan’s Golf Schedule is listed on a weekly basis. Green fees have been negotiated with the courses to provide for the best available and to provide reliable tee-times. WED. DEC 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 - FRONT PORCH PICKERS MEET 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Heritage and Armstrong Rooms, Atrium Bldg. Central CA Campus. We meet every Wed. year round. We welcome all folks who play the guitar, ukulele, mandolin, base, dobro, fiddle or banjo. Come visit us. We also love an audience. Info: David 633-6739 or Sally 633-1379. WED. DEC 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – SCC MEN’S CHORUS REHEARSAL 2:00 P.M. St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, W. Dell Webb. Info: Bob

Garrod 634.4110. Do you sing… in the shower? In the Car? Always humming your favorite tune? We are always looking for additional members! Come join the SCC Men’s Chorus! Meet our members, accompanist and artistic director. Rehearse and have some fun! We do not audition. We rehearse Wednesdays. If you love to sing and can carry a tune, have a desire to make a commitment of your time, come to the rehearsal. WED. DEC 1, 8 - LIFE AFTER LOSS BEREAVEMENT GROUP 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. United Community Church, Church Chapel. Info: Mitzi 813.938.4955. Open to help those who have recently lost a loved one or are having difficulty coping adjusting to life on their own. The group will be led by Mitzi Campbell. The group meets in the Church Chapel every 1st and 3rd Wed. THU. DEC 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 – WEIGHT WATCHERS MEET 8:00 and 9:30 a.m. United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla. For info email Sandy at samt1995 @ yahoo.com. Check out our great summer sales and raffles! Weight Watchers meets every Thu. THU. DEC 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 - SCC ORGAN & KEYBOARD CLUB GROUP LESSON 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Every Thu. Armstrong Room, Atrium Bldg. Central CA Campus. Each class cost $3.00 payable at the door and you learn 2 songs each lesson. It is a group lesson with teacher and music provided that is yours to keep, learn, and practice. Info: Bob Mulcahy 813.633.4628. SCC and KP residents only. Learning music is a good stimulant for your mind and is a good way to relax with new friends that have music in common.

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Dixon’s Day Trips

Angels Trim Pinewood for Christmas By Eddie Dixon, photos courtesy Bok Tower Gardens As you stroll the palatial grounds here at the Pinewood Estate it’s tough to believe that a man who spent his days in and around a steelworks would have this much Mediterranean style. Then, again, Bethlehem Steel VP, Charles Austin Buck, had the best talents in the business working to turn a swath of central Florida hill country into a sprawling Spanish Estate. In designing the estate, Buck’s architects and decorators spared no expense in creating a “real deal” Romanesque and Moorish manse. Completed in 1932, Mr. Buck christened his new escape “El Retiro.” The place is incredible inside and out. The exterior of the 12,900 square foot manse is every bit the Mediterranean villa Buck envisioned. Barrel tile roof, sweeping lines, hand-carved doors and decorative wrought iron. Inside, I was suitably stunned to find wall-to-wall hand-cut flooring and matching wall tiles, hand-painted in Spain. Buck had the flooring shipped in from Cuba, one of his favorite Caribbean hideaways. Each room is different – and more stunning than the next. As you walk through, be sure not to bump any of the decorations. Some of the statuary and furniture dates back to the 17th century! Betraying an obvious woman’s touch in the planning and layout, each bedroom is decorated in its own unique style – and comes complete with a private bathroom. Another “modern” convenience is electricity, installed during construction – and some of the lights still work. Now that’s a wiring job! One thing that today’s visitors enjoy that was not available to the original owners is central air conditioning. It’s nice to be able to study the interesting architecture that allowed the Bucks to remain relatively cool, but it’s much easier to appreciate if you don’t have to experience it. God bless climate control!

While I was impressed with the Pinewood Estate’s rich cultural and architectural sights, my missus was enthralled with the three surrounding gardens. Each one has it’s own personality, including the formal garden with the signature Spanish frog fountain and stone grotto, the moon gate fountain in the garden nearest the dining room and an English country garden on the west side of the property where a quiet pond reflects the sun as it crosses the sky and disappears behind the horizon. Pinewood will be closed for a month – October 28th to November 25th – while Bok Tower Gardens’ volunteer angels decorate with this year’s “Christmas at Pinewood” theme. Each year concerts and programs are offered that reflect the chosen theme. This year one of the programs is “Wintersong” by Tammerlin. This beautiful and unique holiday program consists of ancient and modern carols, poems, readings and seasonal songs. Guests will have the opportunity to meet the artists at a special champagne reception following the concert.

Reservations required for this event. When the estate reopens, visitors can take self-guided tours Monday through Saturday from noon to 4:00 p.m. and on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission tickets for Pinewood can be purchased at the Entrance Gate, Visitor Center and at the Pinewood Estate front door (cash or checks only here).

Pinewood Estate is located at the Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales, Florida. The Singing Tower itself is worth a trip, but we’ll save that for another day. For more information about Pinewood Estate or to purchase tickets to tour Pinewood during the holidays, visit “http://boktowergardens.org/ about/pinewood-estate” or call 863.676.1408.


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The News of Kings Point

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B U L L E T I N Kiwanis Elects Officers

Submitted by Joe Nargolwala, Publicity Chair

New Englanders Club Party

Submitted by Ron Leombruno, President The New Englanders Club of Kings Point

The New Englanders Club of Kings Point will host a welcome back party as their season opener on Wednesday, November 10, 2010. The event will be held in the Kings Point Borini Theater and the doors will open at 4:45 p.m. Frank and Dee Weder will open the show with piano and vocal renditions of jazz standards at 5:30 p.m. The featured performer of the evening will be the hilarious, Danny Justice, “The Irish Comedian”. Food will be potluck for tables of eight. BYOB and your eating utensils. Coffee, tea and dessert will be provided. Tickets will be $5.00 for club members, $7.00 for guests and will go on sale in the North Clubhouse lobby from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, October 27th and November 3rd. This promises to be a sell out event. We look forward to seeing all our New England friends.

Front Row: Carolyn (Seel) Lundy, Chair Youth Services and recipient of Hixson Fellowship Medal; Sinone Baillergeon, Foundation Secretary and Treasurer; Helen Halm, Club President-Elect. Back Row: Chuck Wirick, Foundation President; Joe Nargolwala, Chair Foundation College Scholarship Committee; Jim Elliott, Club Director; Sala Halm, Club Secretary; Frank Nauman, Planner Club’s Annual Prayer Breakfast; Dorothy Wilcox, Foundation Director; Bob East, Club President; Marvin Peterson, Club Immediate Past President.

Yuletide Golf Cart Parade is Almost Here!

Thank you from Kiwanis

Submitted by Carolyn “Seel” Lundy

John and Adam,

On behalf of the Kiwanis, I would like to thank you both for presenting the program today! You did a great job. Please join us again and keep on giving the community the “Good News!” Sincerely, Carolyn “Seel” Lundy

Editor’s Note: If you would like the NOKP to address your club or group, submit a request via the SUBMISSIONS link at www.newsofkingspoint.com.

“Teacher’s Pet” Art Show Submitted by Diane Simon, KPAL

Terrific new art show will be on display in the Banquet Room, November 16th and 17th from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. each day. These folks have devoted many hours to create some of the finest display of artwork to be found in the area. Many of the pieces will be for sale and it’s a perfect opportunity to purchase that special gift for someone special during the holiday season. Did I mention the show is FREE?? We’ll have cookies and coffee available and the theme is “Teacher’s Pets”. Everyone will be given a report card and you can fill out your grade for the paintings. Certificates will be awarded at the end of the show for excellence, outstanding student of the year, and we’re sure there will be some fun involved too. Bring your friends down in the morning and see who “makes the grade”. Encouragement is always welcome and many of the artists will be there to show their appreciation for your support. The show is open to all students in the area as long as they are a member of the Kings Point Art League and have taken a class or workshop in the past two years. Come and join the fun! We’ll look for you there.

KP Lawn Bowling News Submitted by Suzanne Maguire

The grand opening of the new Green took place on Thursday, October 7th under sunny skies with a cooling breeze wafting about. The team members in their regulation “whites” were the majority in the crowd showing up for coffee and donuts. Rene Aube, president informed all the members and guests of the progress that has been made since last April, when the field was in bad, almost unplayable shape. A contract was put out, and after digging, adding dirt, chemicals, plugs were inserted over the entire field. These plugs were donated by the Sun City Center Lawn Bowling Club. The green has been heavily fertilized and in addition watered daily. As of this date it is green, but not ready for playing yet. Rene is looking at a November 1st. starting date. In addition, Rene, Joe White and John Copenhaver showed off their latest accomplishment, a totally, clean, refurbished shack, which was moved next to the clubhouse. This equipment room will enable all players to get their necessary playing equipment without having to step on the playing field. It also clears traffic from the Clubhouse for other activities. The next meeting will be strictly for comments, suggestions, additions, etc. and will be at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 20th.

“Perhaps the best Yuletide decoration is being wreathed in smiles.” Author Unknown Sun City Center Community Association and our Friends at Kings Point invite you to celebrate the holiday on December 11th with a golf cart parade decorated by the community’s businesses, clubs, churches, homeowner associations and individuals. The ingenuity of our residents is astounding and will surely bring a smile. Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. at the far end of North Pebble Beach parking lot, turns right onto La Jolla, another right onto Cherry Hills and ends at the Central Campus Gazebo. Check-in, line up & judging will begin at 9:45 a.m. Organ music and a sing-a-long will be awaiting the parade finish. Tropical Santa will be on hand to make presentations of the circulating Lenox crystal vase and its personalized engraved plate. An assortment of gift certificates will also be given to the five winners. Registration forms can be picked up and returned at the CA Office or the KP Concierge Desk in the North Club House. Questions: CA- Anne 813.633.8508 or KP- Maurice 813.634.2573. Your call, if recorded, will be returned promptly. To ensure that carts are decorated for the enjoyment of the audience, there are a few rules: • Signage on carts is limited to two (2) standard size poster boards. •At least 50% of the cart should be decorated. Carts with only an advertising sign and a few decorations such as a wreath or a bow are not showing the spirit of the holiday.

Laureate Zeta Pi Meeting

Fall has arrived. As the weather cools we welcome you to join us as we connect with our sisters and continue down our “New Paths to Friendship.” Laureate Zeta Pi will be holding a meeting on October 28, 2010 at the home of Vera Kearney beginning at 7:00 p.m. For additional information on upcoming meetings and events contact Bonnie @ bonzai42385@yahoo.com or 813.541.2914.

SCC Big Band Dance Club Submitted by Charlie Bostick

Saturday, November 20, 7:00-10:00 p.m. at the SCC Community Hall. Come join us for a fun filled evening dancing to the music of Sun City Center’s own live 18-piece Swing Band playing the “Music Of Your Life” from the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s.?Non-season ticket holders $9 at the door. Dress code: Dressy attire for the ladies and jackets (ties optional) for the men. For more information, call Charlie at 813.642.8172.


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November, 2010

B U L L E T I N C.A.R.E. Microchips Pets for FREE - Limited Time

Give your pet a better chance to be returned to you if it ever becomes lost! To help area residents increase their chances of finding a lost pet, the C.A.R.E. no-kill animal shelter in Ruskin is offering free microchips to area residents for a limited time. Microchips are implanted between your pet’s should blades and, if the pet ever becomes lost and subsequently found by a stranger, the pet could be taken to any veterinary office or animal shelter and they would be able to “read” the chip information with a standardized microchip reader. The chip maker would then be able to identify who the chip was registered to and could help the finder get in contact with you. These clinics are being been made possible by a grant from the Sun City Center Community Foundation and are being implanted in pets through the generosity of the staff at the Boyette Animal Hospital. The first microchip implant clinic will be held at the Boyette Animal Hospital on November 13th from 12:00 noon until 4:00 p.m. The hospital is located at 10931 Boyette Road in Riverview and an appointment is required. Quantities of microchips are limited and owners must bring proof that their pet is current on its rabies vaccination in order to have the pet chipped. To make an appointment , please call Boyette Animal Hospital by Friday, November 12th. Additional free clinics will be offered in upcoming months at other locations. If you have any questions, please call C.A.R.E. at 813.645.2273 any Tuesday through Saturday between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. or call Boyette Animal Hospital at 813.671.3400 for an appointment.

United Community Church Craft Fair

Fashions for Fun Event Submitted by Uta Kuhn

Photo credit: Uta Kuhn

Hey ladies, SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, November 13, 2010. That’s the date the GFWC Sun City Center Woman’s Club will be hosting “Fashions for Fun” with ladies’ fashions provided by Cold Water Creek and men’s fashions by SCC Bealls. This event will be taking place at Community Hall, 1910 S. Pebble Beach Blvd. The fun will begin at 11:30 a.m. with time for socializing until 12 noon, when a delicious lunch catered by Banquet Masters will be served. This Fashion Show/Luncheon is one of two fundraising events which the Club hosts during the year. Tickets are $25 and are available M-W-F at the Atrium Ticket Kiosk from 9:00 a.m. to noon... until Wednesday November 10, 2010. So bring your husbands, neighbors, and your friends, and spend an enjoyable afternoon while helping raise funds for charitable causes which are supported by the Club. ?If you’re already a member of the Club, we’re pleased - if not, consider joining - you’ll be glad you did. For information call Nora Nelson at 813.318.1255.

Scandinavian Club of SCC November Meeting at Aston Gardens

Esther Brooks and daughter Lollie Smith

Photo credit: Hazel Martin

Saturday, November 6, 2010 will be a very special day as The United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Avenue, Sun City Center, celebrates their Annual Craft Fair. The doors will open at 8:30 a.m. Come and enjoy your morning coffee and goodies from the “Famous Bake Sale.” Always a favorite at the fair is the beautiful display of Esther Brooks’ Creations. What began as a hobby became her dream career. Esther decorative hand paints vases, teapots, candles, plates and decorative boxes to keep your precious items safe. Esther also designs cards and her ornaments are a true keepsake. Then it is time to go shopping and enjoy all the talented vendors. You can complete your morning with a delicious luncheon served until 1:00 p.m.

Aston Gardens Monday Morning Quarterback Club Hosted by Larry Brooks and Shannon Letteer

There’s a new social group at America’s award-winning senior-living community and you’re invited to get involved! Monday Morning Quarterback Club participants meet monthly for networking, job searching and raising money for student scholarships. Let’s huddle for a good cause! 2nd Monday Every Month, 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. Light breakfast served. Free and open to the public. $5 Donation for Scholarships for East Bay High School and Lennard High School Students. For more information call 813.642.8950 or visit www.AstonGardens.com.

Scandinavian Club of SCC November Meeting at Aston Gardens

The Scandinavian Club of Sun City Center has scheduled its next membership meeting on November 17th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Aston Gardens on North Del Webb, Sun City Center. The door fee will be $3. This event, entitled “WINE AND CHEESE”, will offer wine and cheese and also will feature memorabilia brought in by a limited number of members participating in a Show and Tell to display their Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish heritage. ??For further information about this event, contact Carl at 813.634.1927.

The Scandinavian Club of Sun City Center has scheduled its next membership meeting on November 17th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Aston Gardens on North Del Webb, Sun City Center. The door fee will be $3. This event, entitled “WINE AND CHEESE”, will offer wine and cheese and also will feature memorabilia brought in by a limited number of members participating in a Show and Tell to display their Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish heritage. ??For further information about this event, contact Carl at 813.634.1927.

Pelican Players Membership Meeting

The Pelican Players are hosting a membership meeting Monday, November 15th 2010 at 7:00 pm in the Banquet Room of the Kings Point Clubhouse at 1900 Clubhouse Drive Sun City Center. The Pelican Players is expanding its horizons. We are no longer a three performances per year theater as we are adding a summer performance for our friends who remain in the South Shore year round. Many changes are being planned and we invite all to attend our membership meeting . Contrary to belief held by some there is no age restriction and one does not have to be a member of the Sun City Community to become a Pelican Player. Light refreshments will be served and there will be an opportunity for all who attend to understand the various functions of those involved in theater life. If you think that you would like to participate in theater life WE WILL FIND A SPOT FOR YOU! At this meeting there will be tables with members explaining their duties and the need for volunteers to assist them. You may sign up at that time at a table that holds an interest for you.

Beth Israel Congregation Holds Adult Education Series

The Jewish Congregation of Sun City Center, located at 1115 Del Webb Blvd. E. in SCC, will host a series of lectures dealing with Life Cycle Decisions which face us all. All sessions start at 7:00 p.m. Week one, October 20th, will feature Darlene Arbeit, Executive Director of Kobernick-Anchin House and Connie Lesko, Business Development Director of Freedom Plaza. Week two, October 27th, Life Path Hospice Executive, John Wilbur Jr. will speak. Week three, November 3rd, Charles Segal, President of Segal Funeral Home will be our speaker. Week four, November 10th, Elder law attorney Gerald Hemmes Jr. of the firm of Gerald and Emma Hemmes will discuss legal issues affecting Seniors, including but not limited to Medicaid, Estates and end of life decisions. All speakers will be introduced by Rabbi Phil Aronson of Beth Israel. Call 813.642.8981 for more information.


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The News of Kings Point

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B U L L E T I N United Methodist Church Announces FREE Fall FunFest

Laff-A-Lot Connection

Come and laugh with us every second Friday of the month. Never any dues, and all SCC and Kings Point residents are welcome. Meets in the SCC Atrium Building in the Heritage Room at 1:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served and prizes are awarded. Call Ivan at 813.633.9835 for more information.

KP Woodchoppers Will Help You Learn to Work With Wood Submitted by Jim Crossley

The United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, 1210 Del Webb Blvd. West, is hosting a free Fall FunFest on Sunday, October 31, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Fall FunFest will have something for everyone – adults and children. At 4:00 p.m. there will be food, games, prizes and information about volunteer opportunities at local non-profit agencies for adults. At 5:30 the Trunk or Treat portion of the event will open with candy, a bounce house and slide, popcorn & cotton candy, prizes, dunk tank and other games for the children. The entire event including food, games and Trunk or Treat is free and open to the public.

Beth Israel Sisterhood Member Luncheon Submitted by Cyrille Cobe

On Tuesday, November 9, 2010 Beth Israel Sisterhood will have its annual Paid-Up Member Luncheon at 12:00 noon in the Henry Gibson Social Hall by reservation only. Shelly Grossman, Event Chair, promises a wonderful afternoon with lunch catered by Sweet Tomatoes and a program of Catskills Memories on DVD. In preparation for Chanukah, which begins December 1st, Elayne Grossman, Judaica Gift Shop Chair, will have a Chanukah Bazaar before and after the luncheon in time for holiday shopping. The Judaica Library will be open as well. For more information for the Luncheon please call Shelly Grossman at 813.634.8092 or for Sisterhood please call Membership Chair June Bell at 813.642.8013.

Pelican Players Media and Creative Writing Workshop Submitted by Dora Murray

The Pelican Players Workshop on Thursday, November 18th at 7:00 pm. will be held in the Banquet Room of the Kings Point North Clubhouse at 1900 Clubhouse Drive Sun City Center. The speaker will be Ed Brown, during nearly 50 years in broadcast journalism, reported on domestic and foreign affairs for NBC News and New York City stations. He won AP and UPL awards for his commentaries on Watergate and other issues. He has a wealth of experience in broadcasting, writing and narrating documentaries. Since moving to Sun City Center in 2000, he served two years as Editor of The News of Sun City Center and wrote documentaries with music for The Performing Arts Club of SCC and the Pelican Players. His topic will be “Words on Words.” With his usual dry sense of humor he describes the topic thusly, “It will have something to do with writing that matters in literature, theater, journalism, and politics or something like that.” It will be an evening well worth your attendance. If you have teenagers in your life bring them. You do not have to be a Pelican Player to attend our workshops and they are free.

Country Couples Dances

How much wood would a KP Woodchopper chop? Actually not much, but a KP Woodchopper would, and does, saw, plane, route, drill, sand and glue a lot of wood – pine, oak, cypress, cherry, walnut, etc. If you need a one-of-akind bookcase, picture frame, flag box, bed riser, handicap ramp or Bob Erisman, president of KP Woodchoppers, inspect other wood piece, the hinges on cupboard made for a KP customer come by the shop by the back corridor of the North Clubhouse and talk to one of the guys working there. Someone will be there from 8:30 until 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. Or look in the display cases there or in the front corridor in the same building. We are sure you will find neat little items for holiday gifts or something different for your house. If you want to try your hand at working with wood, go to the badge office, sign a liability waiver and get a worker badge. The shop does not supply wood; you must bring your own. (Home Depot has a supply of pine, red oak and poplar) and the guys can tell you where to buy more exotic woods locally. We can also show you how to safely use the tools. We also repair (if repairable) wood chairs & tables but sorry – we do not make house calls. Come see us if just to inhale the great odor of wood being worked.

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group Meeting Submitted by Nell Elliott, Secretary

The Parkinson’s Disease Support Group of Sun City Center will meet at 1:30 p.m., Friday, November 19th, at the United Community Church, Corner La Jolla Avenue and Pebble Beach Blvd, N. The program will be followed at 2:15 by a Caregivers Meeting. At the same time, Bruce Grant will lead a Sit & Be Fit Exercise Session. For information, please phone President Grove at 813.634.2949.

Academy of Ballroom November Dance

Saturday, November 6, 2010 at the Community Hall, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. Members free, guests $6.00. Coffee, cookies and door prizes at intermission. Dressy casual, BYOB. There will be a FREE Night Club 2-Step lesson at 6:15 PM prior to the dance. For more information call Charlie Brown at 813.642.9817.

Everyone welcome!

Sun City Center Support Group, November Meeting The Sun City Center Stroke Support Group will meet on Wednesday, October 3rd at 1:00 p.m. in the East/West room of King’s Point Clubhouse. This month’s presentation will feature guest speakers Daisy Martinez, Director of Health Information Management at South Bay Hospital and Dottie Crist-Marshall, Director of Patient Access Services at South Bay Hospital. They will be presenting information and answering questions about healthcare billing, coding and insurance concerns. The social, informative group is open to all stroke survivors, caregivers, guests, and anyone interested in learning about stroke, now called “brain attack”. The group, sponsored by South Bay Hospital, has monthly presentations by professionals in the medical, nutritional, holistic, integrative medicine, alternative health fields, and physical rehabilitation. Updates in treatment procedures in caring for the stroke survivor are given. Refreshments are served and reservations are not required. For further information, call Kim McKell, RN, MSN at 813.634.0249.

Man2man Prostate Cancer Program

The Kings Point country couples dancers have resumed their class. This is for pattern dances. Beginners work out at 6:00 till 7:00 p.m., followed by more advanced dancing till 8:30 p.m. Classes are held each Friday in the Studio in the north club house. Instructors are Butch and Emma Gadd, assisted By Loretta Lucek.

The Man 2 Man Program sponsored by the Men’s Club of Sun City Center will have Dr. Carey speak, Monday, 2:00 p.m. November 11th that St. Andrew Presbyterian Church,1239 Del Webb Blvd West. Dr. Carey has a PhD that has enabled him to pioneer the development of the DaVinci Robot for more precise and less invasive surgical procedures. Dr. Carey will answer questions at the conclusion of his formal presentation. Refreshments will by served. For more information, contact Richard at 813.634.4268.


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B U L L E T I N Woman’s Club Past Presidents’ Tea a Success

L-R Louise Lee, Manager Nearly New Shop Women’s Department, Pat Pelton, SCC Interfaith Council Board Member, Linda Atkins, Club Member. These ladies were at the hat table to help members pick out a hat to wear at the event. A small donation was required and all donations were given to the Nearly New Shop.

The GFWC Sun City Center Woman’s Club Past Presidents’ Tea, which was held on Thursday, September 16, 2010 was a great success! 75 members and eleven visitors from GFWC Florida Woman’s Clubs attended. Janet Cardulla, President, welcomed

everyone and thanked them for the privilege of serving as president. The program was centered on the Club’s theme this year, Celebrating the Past and Cultivating the Future, in anticipation of SCC 50th Anniversary 2011 celebration, She proposed Friendship, Fun, Fulfillment, Serving, Caring, and Commitment as the Club’s six key guiding words for membership involvement. She further stated that through teamwork and collaboration, we can get the job done to do service for the community, and through our accomplishments, we can demonstrate the “power of women.” Past Presidents of the Club being honored were the following: Janice Bassett, Dolores Berens, Rosie Clifton, Ann Johnson, Jean Rideout, Fritzi Silcott, Winnifred Upchurch and Angela Wallace. Each presented to the audience, a historical review of the contributions the SCC Woman’s Club has made to the community, and the most significant accomplishments made during their term of office. Invited distinguished guests included the following: Cherry Stettin, GFWC Florida District 8 Director and Mary Elizabeth Preston, Past GFWC International President, GFWC Florida Club Presidents and club members from Ruskin, Brooksville, Tampa Lakes and Spring Hill. Kudos need to be extended to the Hospitality Committee whose members again did an outstanding job presenting the food for the occasion. Board Members supplied the finger sandwiches, which were delicious. There was also a beautiful punch fountain which was a great hit with everyone. For dessert attendees were able to partake of a piece of cake decorated to celebrate the Club’s 48th Anniversary. Everyone enjoyed all that was offered. If you’re already a member of the club, we are pleased... if not consider joining - you’ll be glad you did. Call Nora Nelson 813.318.1255.

NovemberPoem Submissions Adam’s Rib

Helmsman USN “Sailing” Pat and I went sailing… A sunfilled trip on the bay, But soon the wind was active, And the waves began to play. The trust I put in the helmsman Never ceases to bring me joy: For the learned man at the tiller, Is my own dear sailor boy…

We know of course, that only the One, Who did all things well, Could possibly have done, This wondrous work to dispel Man’s loneliness before she came. For woman has facets many, Made to be A true partner for all of Adam’s race. To satisfy much of what he might desire, And indeed to inspire, Passions that flame with fire.

Submitted by Jeanne Marie Sanczel

Women come in sizes many, Short, medium and even tall. Fair of face and fair of form, And even with some hidden charms, That the heart do warm. So Man is ever thankful that one bone, Could give him so much pleasure.

We did the best we could. With eagle eye We watched our children. When things went awry, We got the blame. How they adjudicate! There’ll come a time when they exonerate’ When they are parents, and say with a sigh: “We’re older now.”

Submitted by Pete Kurdeka

Submitted by Erika Nargo

Whether it is true or nay, At least the Bible does say, That woman from Adam’s rib was made. When the world can clearly see, That she is such a lovely creature, How can it be? That from only one bone to be so made?

The Wisdom of Experience (A Rondeau) We’re older now. Let us at once deny That we’re no longer full of pep, or spry! Perhaps it’s harder now to concentrate, Perhaps our siren figure shows more weight. Why should our culture young folks glorify? We have been young, we’ve eaten humble pie. The young get older in the by and by. We’re older now.


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By Steve Becker GOOD MANAGEMENT PAYS OFF

The question “What can defeat me?” is one declarer should always ask himself at the start of play. He should not dismiss even the remotest possibility of failure without first attempting to protect against it. Take this typical case where West leads a spade against three notrump. South wins East’s jack with the king and notes that he has only eight sure tricks -- one spade, two hearts, three diamonds and two clubs. However, he also notes that he may score two additional diamond tricks if the missing diamonds are divided 3-2. There is no good reason to expect a 4-1 or 5-0 diamond

division, and South might therefore feel tempted to follow the usual practice of cashing the ace and then leading a diamond to the king. If he did this, he would eventually find himself going down either one or two. Of course, he could ascribe the outcome to bad luck, but actually it would be due to bad management. The proper play at trick two is a low diamond to the king. Once both defenders follow suit, the contract becomes a certainty. Declarer continues with a diamond and, if East produces the eight, finesses the nine. This assures nine tricks whether the nine wins or loses, since if West is able to win the trick -which means the diamonds have divided 3-2 -- he cannot profitably continue with a spade. If East plays the ten or jack on the diamond lead from dummy, South is all the more pleased. He wins with the queen and is then certain of making five diamond tricks and at least four notrump, whether or not West follows suit. Declarer is on equally solid ground if it turns out that West has four diamonds. In that case, he can concede a diamond to West to establish his ninth trick. Finally, even if East has all five diamonds, the initial diamond lead to the king -- on which West would show out -- still permits South to score the crucial ninth trick in diamonds without allowing East to gain the lead. © 2010 King Features Synd., Inc.

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• It was French poet, journalist and novelist Anatole France who made the following sage observation: “The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.” • Those who study such things claim that baby girls smile more than baby boys. • While in space, astronauts can’t use traditional salt and pepper. If they tried to sprinkle the condiment on food, it would just float away, possibly clogging air vents and otherwise wreaking havoc. So some bright person came up with liquid forms of the seasonings. • The English word for the fruit “squash” comes from the language of the Native American Narragansett tribe. It means “something eaten green.” • Wilhelm Rontgen discovered X-rays in 1895, and his work earned him the first Nobel Prize in Physics. His work also set off a fad among many women, who refused to undress even behind closed doors. They feared that X-rays could be used to see through walls to spy on intimate moments. • The famed Pony Express didn’t actually use ponies -- just horses.

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Week of November 1, 2010 ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Deciding to work out that pesky problem (even though you might have been bored, bored, bored with it) should be paying off right about now. Expect to hear some very welcome news very soon. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Unexpected news might cause you to rethink a previous conclusion. Don’t be bullheaded and try to bluff it out. Make the needed change, and then take a bow for your objectivity. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Money-matters should be considered as you continue to work out your holiday plans. This is a good time to scout out discounts before demand for them outstrips their availability. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) A calm period early in the week helps you complete most, if not all, of your unfinished tasks. A new project appears by midweek, and this one could carry some big career potential. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Positive results from recent ventures continue to pump up those self-esteem levels, making you Fabulous Felines feel you can tackle any challenge anyone wants to throw at you. VIRGO (August 23 to Sept. 22) Family and friends might feel neglected because of your almost total focus on a project. Try to rework your schedule so you can have time for both your loved ones and your work. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Don’t be surprised if you suddenly hear from someone from your past who wants to contact you about the possibility of renewing a long-dormant (if not dead) relationship. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov.21) This is a good time to check over what went right and what went wrong with recent efforts. This can provide valuable lessons for projects that will be coming up soon. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Dealing with people who feel they’re always right about everything might be a problem for some. But the savvy Archer should be able to deflate their oversize egos. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan.19) This week favors a balance between the demands of your work and your need for fun timeouts. Taking breaks helps restore and keep your energy levels high. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) There could be an occasional setback in what you’re working on. But look at them as lessons on how to do better as you move along. More supporters turn up to cheer you on. PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20) Although a more positive aspect influences this week’s course, you still need to be sure that those who will work with you have no reason to work against you. Good luck. BORN THIS WEEK: You believe in keeping your promises. It’s not always easy to do, but somehow you do it. © 2010 King Features Synd., Inc.

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