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Here’s the Scoop: Wellspring Club & Meet the Staff…..….......2 The Value of Exercise, HOA Board…….......3 New Year’s Eve……………………………………...4 SSFWC …………….………....……...….….……….. 5 Welcome New Residents…….….………........6 Greetings from the Gatehouse, Thank You Note…………………..………………………….….…..7 Upcoming Lifestyle Events…....……............8 Upcoming Lifestyle Event Flyers….....…9-11 Veteran’s Day Breakfast…...………............12 Pickleball Happenings…………………………..13 Club Activities & Contacts...………...…...14-15 New & Returning Classes………..………….….16 Food Drive, Toys 4 Tots…………….....………..17 From the Presidents Desk…..…...…...….…..18 Covenants Corner…….………….……........…...19 Diaper Dump, Bluebird Guided Tours, Blood Drive, Firehouse Cultural Center…………....20 SSF Photobomb………………….……….………..21 Sponsors……………………….……….….……...22-24

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GUARD GATE (813) 645-4567

WELLSPRING CLUB: 5831 Cascade Falls Lane Apollo Beach, Florida 33572 (813) 641-3616 (813) 641-3617 fax

HOURS: Monday– Wednesday: 8am-9pm DOWN TO EARTH Thursday–Friday : 8am-10pm (352) 385–7227 Ext. 0 Saturday : 9am-10pm Sunday: 9am– 9pm PULTE WARRANTY:

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THE VALUE OF EXERCISE: AGING GRACEFULLY Exercise keeps you healthier and biologically “younger,” regardless of intensity. It is powerful medicine when it comes to your health. If your reason for exercising is to live a long life filled with vibrant family activity and fun for many years to come, then vigorous and frequent exercise of any type is the way to go. What scientists know best about exercise and aging is that there seems to be an inverse relationship between older people’s volume of exercise and their risk of premature health issues, regardless of cause. In other words, the more you exercise, the healthier and longer life you may live. While aging naturally takes a toll on the performance of active people and aging athletes, its impact is minor compared with the loss of functional performance that inactive people experience due to disuse. Most people “rust out” from inactivity rather than “wear out” from being overly active. Exercise and nutrition are your best allies in overcoming the challenge of increased body fat as you age. Genetics and lifestyle — often referred to as nature and nurture — are both important here, but there is reason to believe that the major contributor to performance decline as we get older is nurture, with nature playing a smaller role. This contradicts what our society has come to believe: that the vagaries of aging occur at a given rate, are inevitable, and are completely beyond one’s control. That line of thinking makes it easy to throw up your hands and surrender. A vigorous lifestyle - and especially strenuous activity or training for a sport - has a powerful influence on physiology and longevity. Longitudinal studies show that reduced workout and training intensity can result in significant declines in the performance-related physiology of athletes over time. At the same time, research has demonstrated that loss of a vigorous lifestyle, along with diet, may also explain the declining lifespan of native populations. Some scientists who study sport and aging also see the balance tilted toward the nurture side, because as we age, exercise behavior (nurture) appears to play a significant role in how our individual genetic biology (nature) plays out. This balance could be around 60:40 or even 70:30. In other words, 60 to 70 percent of our reduced performance might be explained by changes in training (and lifestyle in gen-eral), with the changes due to biological aging accounting for only 30 to 40 percent. Bottom line: A lot of how you age, and how much it affects your fitness and overall health, is entirely up to you. Editor’s Note: The articles in this column are of a general informative/entertainment nature. Please consult with an authority on these topics before implementing them in your daily activity.

SSF Board of Directors Brian Bellew: President

Wayne Barnard: Treasurer

Ron Wallace: Vice President

Patty Smith: Secretary Dave Roberts Page 3 Page 3

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The hustle & bustle of the holidays is upon us. Celebrating the holidays in such beautiful weather is wonderful! Thank you for your generous food donations to Angel’s Attic in Ruskin. The trunks of our cars were overflowing with food. Many car trips were made and the volunteers were so appreciative. We will continue through December with this project. We are so grateful to all who contributed. Please remember to contact Karen Stone when you know of a resident who needs a card. Contact Karen at: 813645-0767. Lynn DellaJacono held a very productive meeting at her home for the volunteers of Caring & Sharing, who have stepped up to make a meal on a short term basis for an ill resident. If you know of someone in need, please contact Lynn at 813-662-7787. Our next luncheon is on Dec. 21 at Apollo Bistro. If you choose to participate in the gift exchange, please bring a wrapped $10 gift. We welcome all women residents whether they participate or not. Payments are due Wednesday, Dec. 14. Please bring small bills for the 50/50. It helps us to make change more easily. Wishing you a safe, healthy holiday season!

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The Welcome Committee, and your neighbors are glad to welcome you as a new resident to our community. The SSF Welcome Committee is here to ensure a smooth transition by answering questions you have regarding Southshore Falls community resources and guidelines and to provide information about the area around Apollo Beach. We want to introduce you to the active adult lifestyle found in the community. There are many community signature events, interest groups and clubs to keep you busy everyday! If we missed your arrival, we encourage you to fill out a new resident form located at the Wellspring Club office. From all of us here, WELCOME


Sincerely, SSF Welcome Committee Cheri Schumacher Brenda Green Dottie White Kathy Lockette

Name/s: Ingrid Moody Live on: Cedar Falls Moved to SSF from: New York Interests/Hobbies: Family, wine, walking, volleyball, sunbathing

Name/s: Doug & Linda Rowley & Barkley Live on: Sunset Falls Moved to SSF from: Erie, PA Interests/Hobbies: Bunco, tennis, bocce ball, dominoes, reading, golf

Name/s: David Wright Live on: Shell Falls Moved to SSF from: NC – ARK-MD-Penn-ILL-NJMontreal - Sarasota Interests/Hobbies: Fishing, target shooting, bridge, cooking

Name/s: Kathleen Stasia Live on: Mystic Falls Moved to SSF from: Sun City Interests/Hobbies: Yoga, meditation, zumba, walking, teaching, reading, pro and college football, spirituality

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Name/s: Larry & Bev Wygle Live on: Sunset Falls Moved to SSF from: Ohio / Bradenton Interests/Hobbies: Travel, motorcycles, bicycling

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Greetings from the Gatehouse Greetings Southshore falls we here at the Gatehouse would like to advise of some concerns we have. Our number one priority is the safety of you and your property. So we would like to pass on these concerns to you and your guests. 1. Please slow down when entering the community there is a speed limit of 25mph and we do not want any collisions or pedestrians to be struck. 2. Please come to a complete stop when you arrive at the gate. The gate closes after each vehicle and there is no way for an officer to stop it while it is coming down. It has been struck several times this past month. 3. We ask that we have your current contact information so we may contact you for any visitors or deliveries. 4. We do not have control of the back gate if someone is trying to enter that is not law enforcement or first responder we ask that the resident wait till the gate close behind them before leaving the area. 5. We ask that when approaching the entrance gate that you take extra caution. There has been many times where officers have almost been struck. 6. The last issue is that we ask that residents please do not yell or disrespect us when we call you about a visitor or when we ask you to come to a complete stop at the gate. We know that only having one gate is an inconvenience, but we have no control of the situation and we are doing our best to get you home as soon as possible. Yelling at us and being disrespectful to us over the phone or at the gate actually slows things down. We sincerely apologize for any mistakes we have made and are trying to correct them but the volume of traffic can be a bit overwhelming so please have patience with us. We as a group would like to truly thank you for all the support, and understanding that we have received from residents. Please be safety conscious your well being is our first priority. We would like to welcome to our 2 new officers John Montgomery & John Dean. If you see them please say hello and if you have a chance, introduce yourself. Sincerely the Gatehouse Staff

Thank You Friends In May my daughter Christine was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. September 21 the tumor was removed, she is cancer free and is recovering at home. My sincere “thanks” to my friends at Southshore Falls for your prayers, love and support. The medical team at Moffitt Cancer Center accomplished for Christine the miracle of recovery from pancreatic cancer. A special “thanks” to Kathy Hicks for the many helpful hints she discovered during her cancer experience and shared with us. Eileen Sengstock Page 7

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Southshore Falls December Happenings… 12/2 Movie Night "Mechanic"


12/3 SSFWSC Dinner Dance 12/7 Wacky Wednesday Comedy Show

Soul Sensations

12/9 Pub Night Big $ Raffle

Food Truck Nigh

12/10 SSF Spa Day

Hump Day Happy Hourt

12/11 Wine Tasting

Super Bowl Party

12/12 Trivia Night

Health Fair

Casino Night

Much More

12/14 Painting with Kids 12/15 BlueBird Travel Presentation 12/16 Paint & Sip 12/18 Matinee Movie "Bad Moms" 12/23 FNL Featuring The Backstreet Band

12/31 New Year's Eve Celebration Featuring RB & the Gang Resident Social Activities/Groups Texas Hold’em

12/6, 12/20

Singles Group Christmas Party 12/6/2016 Xmas Pool Volleyball Potluck Party




Let's Talk Health 12/13/2016 Bunco


Quarter Bingo


SSFWSC Luncheon 12/21/2016 Regular Bingo with Don & Sandy


Menorah Lighting at Sundown 12/24-12/31 New Year's Eve Block Party

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The Southshore Falls Pickleball Club was represented at the Charlotte Harbor Hospice Cup Tournament on November 19th and 20th. The tournament was held at the beautiful Gilchrist Park in Punta Gorda, FL. The courts are located directly on the water, what a lovely view while we were competing in the two day event. Our club was represented by the following members. Don Wilson Frankie Licari Lou Bielo

Donna Jackson Kathy Bielo Lucia Diaz April Camp

The results of the tournament are as follows: Don Wilson and Donna Jackson SILVER MEDAL (2nd place) Mixed Doubles Lou Bielo and Kathy Bielo BRONZE MEDAL (3rd place) Mixed Doubles Donna Jackson and Kathy Bielo BRONZE MEDAL (3rd place) Women' Doubles Lucia Diaz and Lynn Seevers (Sun City Center) SILVER MEDAL (2nd place) Women's Doubles April Camp and Sharon Kehlenbek (Kings Point) BRONZE MEDAL (3rd place) Women's Doubles April Camp and Richard Beaulieu (Quebec City) GOLD MEDAL (1st place) Mixed Doubles It was an exciting and rewarding weekend for all. The competition was good but the best part of the tournament was that it was a charity event benefitting HOSPICE.

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Bike Club

Contact: Tim Jackson 585-750-5102

Hand & Foot

Contact: Jackie Barnard 813-641-0408

Book Club

Jewelry Class

Contact: Jenny Lindsey 813- 938-1708

Contact: Ronni Bell 954-263-7001

Bowling For Fun!

Keep Me In Stitches

Contact: Lee and Leuberta 813- 645-7267

Contact: Lanette Lykens 813-938-3680


Travel Club

Golf Ladies

Contact: Dottie White 615-519-9797

Golf Mens

Contact: Chuck White 615-519-1115


Contact: Bill Grussemeyer 919-656-0553

Singles Club

Contact: Roz Hensor 813-383-6185

Contact: Pat Lea 813- 938-5580

Contact: Sheila May 813– 812-7063



Gun Club (Men & Ladies)

Contact: Cheri Schumacher 813-922-6771

Contact: Rita Wooley 813-938-3996

Caring and Sharing

Out and About Club

Contact: Lynn DellaJacono

Contact: Kris Hart 765-714-9002


Chess Club

Contact: Jacob Orlofsky 813-922-6771

Cooking Group

Anne Fung

Dining Out Groups

Contact: Peggy Retsch 813-260-1460

Photography Club

Contact: Judy Martin

Pickleball Club

Contact: April Camp 724-630-3845

Let’s Talk Lecture Series Contact: George Murray

SSF Book Club The Book Club will review The Silent Sister by Diane Chamberlain on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the SSF Clubhouse Library. Books are available at the SouthShore Library at the Reception Desk. For more information, contact Jenny Lindsey at 813-938-1708 or On January 18, 2017 we will discuss

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Contact: Bob Douglas 813-641-0258

Theater Club

Contact: Leuberta Scott 813 645 –7267

Tai Chi

Welcome Committee

Contact: Cheri Schumacher 813-922-6771

Woman's Social Club Contact: Joanne Haardt 813-938-5917

December 2016 SINGLES CLUB On November 8th, we had our monthly meeting and discussed the following events for December and January. If you are single, and would like to join in the activities, or if you wish to join us as a "single for the day," you are welcome. Contact: Sheila at 8127063 or Caroline at 331-3844.

Out and About Charter Club Southshore Falls residents are going out and about! With so many things to do in the area, the charter club Out and About was formed in 2013 with the mission to provide activities, events, and options to Southshore Falls residents for exploration, education, and enjoyment. To Join  Complete the front of the 2017 registration form found in the Wellspring Club for the resident/s at your SSF address that wish to join.  Read and sign the Waiver on the back of the registration form  There is a $10.00 registration fee per resident. ($5.00 for renewing members) Record you check number on the front of the registration form. The purpose of the annual fee is to create a fund to pay costs of club, fees/taxes and make deposits when required to book group events.  Make a check out to Southshore Falls Out and About Club and place the check in the lockbox provided.  Place completed registration form in the beige “completed forms” folder. Annual registration is required for all current and new members. We recommend completing registration soon so that you will receive monthly email messages on the activities planned throughout the year. Page 15

EVENTS: DECEMBER 2016 AND JANUARY 2017 Friday December 2, Trip to the Red Barn with lunch (venue to be determined) leave club house at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday December 6, Singles Christmas Party in the front ballroom of the club house at 6:00 p.m. If you want to participate in the gift exchange the amount to spend is 10.00. Raffle tickets will be sold at the Christmas party. Friday December 9 "Tour of South Shore". Meet at club house at 7:30 a.m. and we will car pool to Kid's R Kid's in Riverview to catch the bus. Monday December 12, Bok Tower Gardens. Leave the club house at 9:00 a.m. Cost of this event is 16.00 due by December 6. Contact Eileen Sengstock at 813-260-3929 to drop off your money or bring to the Christmas party. Checks payable to Eileen Sengstock. Tuesday December 13, Cookie exchange at our regular monthly meeting at 10:45. Thursday December 15, "Wonderland of Lights". Leave club house at 6:p.m. Sunday January 8, Brunch at Jackson's in Tampa, cost is 24.95 payable at Jackson's. Leave club house at 10:30a.m. If you did not sign up and would like to go to any of the above events, please let Caroline, Barbara or Sheila know. ALSO, if you signed up for an event and are unable to attend, please have the courtesy to let them know.

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Let’s Talk Health Lecture Series On Tuesday, December 13th, The Topic: “A Guide to Cancer Treatment” This will give you an understanding of the many facets of cancer today! Your questions are welcome. *Guest Lecture Expert: Mr. Phil Nohr, Resident SSF

LET’S TALK DISCUSSION SERIES On Tuesday Dec 13th, the topic will be: America, A New Republic, Part I, The Making Of A President. What made a Southern Slave Owning Plantation Owner a president for all people and why did he see things differently than most of his Virginia friends?

GENEALOGY DECEMBER CANCELLED Genealogy class will begin again on Monday, January 2nd at 1:00 pm WATER EXERCISE: Tuesday & Thursday mornings at 10:00 am at the ENP. Participants will join in giving an idea or two for a water exercise for some body part from “head to toe”. Music CD's for sharing your oldies songs are also welcome.

SAFE, ENERGETIC AQUATICS: Tuesday & Thursday at 11:00 am at the LP. Live instructor, $3.00 per class payable to the instructor

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HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE Each week the Southshore Falls Area Food Pantry at St. Anne’s Church serves about 400 Hillsborough County residents who are income eligible. They are asking for our help in donating canned & boxed food items to assist our neighbors in need. Perhaps, you could pick up an extra item or two in your weekly shopping. During this time of Holiday Giving, you will see a box in our Clubhouse Lobby for your kind and generous food gifts from Sunday, November 20th through Friday, December 23rd. Other items that are also needed for the 50+ homeless clients are toiletries, bug spray, and food items with pop top lids. THANKS for your GIVING to help others in their daily LIVING! Your generosity is truly appreciated. For questions or other information contact Mary Jo Stachulski at 813-641-1809.

SOUTHSHORE FALLS RESIDENTS! Our Annual “TOYS FOR TOTS” COLLECTION BEGINS ON NOVEMBER 7, TO DECEMBER 7, 2016 OUR DONATIONS OF NEW UNWRAPPED TOYS, STUFFED ANIMALS, BICYCLES, and GAMES!! CAN BE PLACED IN THE Collection Box located in the CLUBHOUSE. Contact person for large items or information Lee & Leuberta ~ 813-645-7267

U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program MISSION: The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted. GOAL:

The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to less fortunate youngsters that will assist them in becoming responsible, productive, patriotic citizens. OBJECTIVES:

The objectives of Toys for Tots are to help less fortunate children throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas; to play an active role in the development of one of our nation’s most valuable resources – our children; to unite all members of local communities in a common cause for three months each year during the annual toy collection and distribution campaign; and to contribute to better communities in the future. ACTIVITIES:

The principal Toys for Tots activity which takes place each year is the collection and distribution of toys in the communities in which a Marine Corps Reserve Unit is located. In communities without a Reserve Unit, the campaign can be conducted by a Marine Corps League Detachment or group of men and women, generally veteran Marines, authorized by Marine Toys for Tots Foundation to conduct a local Toys for Tots campaign. Local Toys for Tots Campaign Coordinators conduct an array of activities throughout the year, which include golf tournaments, foot races, bicycle races and other voluntary events designed to increase interest in Toys for Tots, and concurrently generate toys and monetary donations. Lee & Leuberta will assist PAM, the Senior bowling coordinator at “THE Alley” at Southshore with the Drive.

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From the President's Desk: This is always a special time of the year. Our part time residents return just in time for the holidays. It's always good to see friends you haven't seen in a while and catch up. Its also a time to reflect on all the wonderful things we have to be thankful for. It's hard not to take things for granted. The holidays come, and so do friends and family. Make sure that each visit you hug your son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter just a little harder, and make each visit special. Its human nature to think that everything stays the same each year, but it doesn't. I truly miss those that were so special in my life who are no longer here and around this time of year I miss them even more. The wonderful memories with them make me smile and appreciate my family and my three grandchildren even more. Last week I saw my 3 year old grandson he said "Pop pop Dorney Park?" And I said it was closed until summer. He said "Summer we go?" And I said "Yes, summer we go." While your giving your family an extra hug, reach out to your neighbors as well. A handshake and a smile feels real good this time of year. Who knows you may have more in common with them than you think. Happy Holidays to all the residents of Southshore Falls. Thank you for the honor of being your President. It is not something I ever take for granted, not for a minute. Thank you! Brian Bellew President Southshore Falls HOA Page 18

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COVENANTS CORNER December 2016 did you know….

Protest marches, sit-in demonstrations, protest speeches, or other forms of public protest or conduct, including, without limitation, displaying signs or placards on the Lot or any vehicle, apparatus or otherwise within public view in the Community, which tends to vilify, ridicule, denigrate, or impugn the character of Declarant, the Association, their respective officers, directors or employees, or any Owner or resident of the Community. Each Owner, by acceptance of the deed to any Lot, shall be deemed to have accepted the foregoing prohibitions as reasonable limitations on his or her constitutional right of free speech. “Declarations of Covenants and Restrictions”, Exhibit “C” 2 (v)


Non-emergency Services


Ruskin Branch Library 813-273-3652

Hillsborough County Sheriff 813-247-0455

Tampa Tribune 813-259-7500

Southshore Library 813-273-3652

Hillsborough County Fire Dept. 813-272-6600

Tampa Bay Times 800-333-7505

Community Information

County Information


FewTek Corporation Water (multifamily homeowners) 888-455-8333

Drivers License & License Plate 813-635-5200

South Bay Hospital 813-634-3301

Hillsborough County Water (single-family homeowners) 813-272-5977

Voter Registration 813-272-5850

Brandon Regional Hospital 813-681-5551

Liberty Waste & Recycling 813-248-3802

Property Appraisal (Homestead) 813-272-6100

Important Definitions

St. Joseph’s Hospital South 813-644-4324

1. Covenants: something that affects the use and enjoyment of your property and "runs with the land" covenants are recorded, and ALL are subject to the covenants, all owners, present and future. 2. Rule: a specific statement of required behavior, and the violation carries a penalty i.e.: fine, suspension of voting rights etc. 3. ARC: a rule that applies to the appearance of an owners lot or the exterior of his or her unit.

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Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world, one child and one community at a time. The Kiwanis Club or SouthShore is participating in a Priority One project that is currently focusing on the needs of children from ages 0 to 5 years old. As a part of this programs initiative, we will be collecting diapers, baby wipes or other items that are appropriate for children in this age group. We are asking for YOUR help with this project! All donations will distributed to children in need, in OUR SouthShore area. Thank you, in advance, for your contributions. To find out how to donate to the Diaper Drive or to find out more about the Kiwanis Club of SouthShore, please go to our website and leave a message at : \\ If you live in SouthShore Falls, there is a bright green donation box in the Clubhouse Lobby. Donations need to be in by December 14th.

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(\ (813) 645-9700 Daily Happy Hour 11am-6:30pm Monday & Tuesday 1/2 price appetizers 3-6pm Early Bird Specials 2:30-5:30pm Monday-Saturday Don’t miss our upcoming Wine Tasting November 22nd or our Burlesque Show on December 6th. Call Kelly for reservations. For catering events call our head chef Kevin To schedule your holiday parties contact Kelly Page 23 Page 23

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