Sharing meals and good company

  The monthly Ladies Lunch Bunch met March 7 at Papa Joes, and the women that attended seemed to thoroughly enjoy themselves with all the conversation among them. Carla Jones was the hostess of this function, and she did a very nice job. I spoke to Carla, and she told me 14 people showed up, and the restaurant supplied them with a separate room. Carla went on to say that there were … [Read more...]

Service in many ways

The Monday evening euchre champs were Pat Reinbold and Ron Raymond, who had bragging rights for a week. Dave Roberts and Cliff Leonard were three-game winners at Wednesday morning shuffleboard. Way to go fellows! On Friday evening, we were privileged to have Terry Connelly provide the entertainment. HIs voice was amazing, the songs celebrated all types of music, his jokes were hilarious and … [Read more...]

A winter of camaraderie at Sweetwater

The residents of our ‘Sun RV Resort’’ have enjoyed another winter season together. Bonnie Kae Rindfleisch, guest services, often heads up monthly special events, supported by ‘Sun.’ Our new king and queen, Dale and Rhoda Hunt, were inaugurated at a Coronation Dance Jan. 13, featuring “Pure Country Gold.” Dale is also our Running Water Club president this year, and Rhoda is the … [Read more...]

A musical show from yesteryear

An egg-in-a-bag breakfast started off the day on March 4. It was thoroughly delicious and run very efficiently. Nearly 100 people were served. Before breakfast began and tables were called up to create omelets, Galen Parker delivered grace. He did a very nice job, while the crowd of people observed a moment of silence. Tables were then called, and guests prepared their own omelets, … [Read more...]

And the winner is…

Shelly Shaw, who recently won this quilt, handmade by the ladies of Leisure Days RV Resort in Zephyrhills. … [Read more...]

Dinner, dancing and rock ‘n’ roll

About 100 people were at the community center on Feb. 12, to see the Dukes perform, and eat dinner. The dinner included chicken cordon bleu a la orange, rice pilaf, string bean almondine, and valentine cupcakes which were prepared by Ed and Eileen Goldstein. There were quite a few helpers, and they were Tom Carter, Nancy Huey, and Robbie and Doug Lockard. The Dukes were booked by Gary … [Read more...]

A new marriage to celebrate

  Monday night euchre champs were June and Carl. On Wednesday morning, Dave Roberts was the only shuffleboard board player to win three games. This week, the volunteer I chose to thank is Loretta Green. Loretta has been the chairman of our clubhouse sale for several years. She also oversees the preparation and serving of the food for the Friday evening residents’ preview, and the … [Read more...]

Chinese dragons and goldfish

While several activities were going on in our community, on Feb. 3, a few of us that live at Grand Horizons decided to attend a Johnny Ellis show at the Elks Club. It was a great show and, while he played a variety of music, it was mainly country. We have seen him several times, and it almost seems like it is a different show each time. He has a very good band called “The Has Been Band,” and … [Read more...]

Coffee hour and a concert

On a recent Monday night, June Burgard and Charlie Strum won bragging rights among the euchre players. The Thursday coffee hour was opened with Alan Bennett giving the invocation and leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Linda Files moderated the conversation. We were saddened to hear Neva Roy has passed away. Beverly Martin, Joyce Anderson and Lee Heffelfinger were in sick bay. Our … [Read more...]

A taste of what’s to come

The first Saturday in February rolled around, and approximately 106 people gathered at the community center for an egg n’ bag breakfast. It definitely seemed like a large crowd, and everyone was socializing. The breakfast was hosted by Jim and Judi Leitzke and many helpers, which included Galen and Sue Parker, Joan Lawrence, Doris Sutfin, Vic and Lynne-Rae Dyson, and Clayton and Carol … [Read more...]