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|Terra Ceia Manor Newsletter
Editor: Calla Gonzalez; Printing: Donna Burch and Rhonda Ritter
NEWS FROM THE CO-OP BOARD
Next B.O.D. Workshop: March 13, 9 a.m.
Next B.O.D. Monthly Meeting: March 18, 9 a.m.
Meetings are open to TCM shareholders only.
PRESIDENT’S REPORT – DOUG GEEN:
Our Annual General Meeting is fast approaching. It is being held on Thursday, March 21st at 7:
00 p.m. in our Clubhouse. I hope all shareholders can attend. If you are unable to attend,
please send or turn in your proxy to the Office. In January of this year the Board voted to
increase the share value from $35,000.00 to $40,000.00. As of March 1 this came into effect.
Please be advised that Internet service is no longer being offered at the Clubhouse. Due to
some technical changes the cost was becoming too high to justify continuing this service.
As most of you know we always have a Workshop on the Wednesday preceding our regular
Board meetings. Please note that it is at these Workshops that discussions take place
regarding Park ideas or concerns. Our Monday meetings are to ratify Workshop matters and
are not meant to be an open forum.
|NEWS FROM THE REC. BOARD
Next Meeting: Monday, March 11, 9 a.m.
Meetings are open to all residents.
BIBLE STUDY – will meet at 1:00 p.m. on Mondays. For details contact Anne MaGaha (941-
729-2145) or Nancy Amato (607-227-0501).
BID EUCHRE – meets at 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, and play begins at 6:30 p.m. For more
information, call Kathy Furnace at 315-250-6904. Please come early!
BINGO – is every Monday. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and we start playing at 6:30 p.m.
Please come and support TCM Bingo. For further information please contact Rosemary
BOCCE BALL – will be played every Monday and Wednesday at 1:00 and 2:00 p.m. and
every Saturday at 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. For details, please call Gayle Fleury at 941-773-
BOWLING – will be on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. (leaving the park by 9:00 a.m.). A sign-up sheet
has been posted. If you have questions, please call Dave Quast at 218-316-4602.
BRIDGE – is every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Please arrive in time to pay your $1 and get your
table/partner schedule. The host for the month of February is Marti Harmon (317-213-7696
CRAFT CLUB - will meet on Fridays from 9 to 11 a.m. in the card room. Come with crafty
ideas and project suggestions! Call Jo Thielen at 941- 776-7566 if you have questions.
DULCIMER GROUP – is every Thursday 1 to 3 p.m. Call George Deebel (260-242-2400).
EUCHRE – meets at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday. For details, please call Elaine Kalbarczyl (517-
GAME NIGHT – will be every Friday at 6:30 p.m. Bring your favorite table game and enjoy ice
cream with your friends and neighbors. Contact Beverly Scandrol (941-729-8139).
GARDEN CLUB – meets on Tuesdays at 9 a.m. at the clubhouse.
HAND & FOOT - is played on Thursday at 1 p.m. except the second Thursday of each month.
For additional information, please contact Jan Davis at Unit 114 or 941-417-2731.
HORSESHOES – will be on Monday at 10 a.m. For further information, please contact Dave
Ritter at 937-638-2263.
LADIES’ GOLF - Ladies' golf will be at Terra Ceia Bay. Anyone interested in golfing is
welcome. We golf on Friday at 12:30 and leave TCM around 12:05. A sign-up sheet will be in
the clubhouse. Please indicate if you can drive or need a ride. You may call Lynn Searles at
941-721-3245 if you have questions or need information.
LINE DANCING LESSONS – will be at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday in the clubhouse. For more
information, please contact Jim Munroe at 585-734-6008 or Sandy Hunter at 765-760-5330.
MAH JONGG – is on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. For more information, please contact Gloria
Quast at 651-329-2939.
MEN’S GOLF - begins at 9:30 a.m. on Friday at Terra Ceia. Please arrive by 9:00. Please
call Mike Bernard (941-729-5413) if you have questions or need a ride. Look for a signup
sheet in the Clubhouse.
PINOCLE – meets at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesdays. Please contact Lola Berry (941-981-5537)
POKER – begins at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday. For details, contact Don Furnace at 315-250-
SATURDAY MORNING COFFEE HOUR – is every Saturday. We meet at 8:30 a.m. for a
social time and donuts and coffee are served at 9 a.m. The donuts and coffee are 50 cents
each; just bring your cup! If you are new to the Park, you might consider co-hosting with
someone who has experience. It is a great time to meet your neighbors and friends and find
out what is happening in the Park!
SOCIAL HOUR – is every Thursday at 5:00 p.m. except the second Thursday of each month
or otherwise announced. Please bring a treat to share, your own drink, and table service.
For details, please call Fran Ingallinera at 941-723-9524 or 860-874-6218.
SHUFFLEBOARD – will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday. For more information, contact Mike
Bernard at 941-729-5413.
SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES – will be February 10 at 6:30 p.m. with the movie "Still
Alice”. The second movie, on February 17, will be announced later. The movies are free, and
popcorn and pop cost $1.00. Watch for the posters in the Rec. Hall in case there are any
WATER AEROBICS – is every Monday, Wednesday and Friday (weather permitting) at 10:30
WOODCARVING – is on Monday and Thursday at 9 a.m. at the home of Harry Wallace (Unit
2018-2019 TRAVEL CALENDAR - Larry and Mary Thompson can be reached at their cell
phone number 937-418-1151. All dates and itineraries are subject to change without notice.
MARCH 15 – HAWAIIAN LUAU, Orlando. Enjoy an enchanting evening at the Spirit of Aloha
Show – hula dancing, fire dancing, tropical feast and more!
MARCH 24-28 – CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA. THIS TRIP HAS BEEN CANCELED.
APRIL 11-22 – EUROPEAN DANUBE RIVER CRUISE. Ask for a detailed flyer
SUNDAY, MARCH 3 - GOLF SCRAMBLE: The Monthly Golf Scramble will be held at
Pinewood/Ironwood Golf Course in Bradenton. A signup sheet is posted in the clubhouse.
The list of teams and their tee times will be posted just prior to the tournament. Everyone is
welcome. New Residents – Come and join us. Please arrive at the course about 30 minutes
before your tee time. Following the scramble, we will have dinner at Riverside Café in
Palmetto. If you have questions, please call Jerry and Jo Thielen at 941-776-7566 or Jim and
Lynn Searles at 941-721-3245.
SATURDAY, MARCH 9 – STRAWBERRY SOCIAL: Come join us from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at
the Rec Hall. This event is sponsored by the Rec Board and Co-op Board. It is for park
residents, renters and guests that may be staying with them. Complimentary strawberries and
ice cream will be served while you socialize with your friends and neighbors.
SUNDAY, MARCH 10 - SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES - will feature "Victoria & Abdul” with
Judi Dench as Queen Victoria. The movie starts at 6:30 and is free. Popcorn and pop are
MONDAY, MARCH 11 – The March REC BOARD MEETING will begin at 9 a.m. We
encourage everyone to attend. This Board is in charge of upcoming events and activities in
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13 – The March WORKSHOP FOR THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS will
begin at 9 a.m. This Workshop sets the agenda for the upcoming Board Meeting. If you have
anything you would like to appear on the agenda, please attend this meeting. All TCM
Shareholders are welcome and urged to attend.
THURSDAY, MARCH 14 - The Monthly LADIES’ LUNCHEON will be held at Cody’s beginning
at 12:00 noon. The cost will be $16. The signup sheet and menu are posted on the bulletin
board. Please place your money in an envelope with your name on it, and give it to any of
the following: Donna Burch, Fran Ingallinera, Nancy Amato, or Jan Davis.
SATURDAY, MARCH 16 – ST. PATRICK’S PARTY. There will be a free dance beginning at 7
p.m. and ending at 10 p.m.
MONDAY, MARCH 18 – The March BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING will begin a 9 a.m.
Only TCM Shareholders may attend.
WEDNESDAY MARCH 20 – The March PANCAKE BREAKFAST will be from 8:00 to 9:30 a.
m. For more information, please contact Deanne Davis at 517-896-7524.
THURSDAY, MARCH 21 – ANNUAL SHAREHOLDERS’ MEETING beginning at 7:00 p.m.
SUNDAY, MARCH 24 –SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES will be "The Wife", starring Glenn
The movie starts at 6:30 and is free. Popcorn and pop are $1.00.
Please remember the following resident in your prayers: Merle Mead, Unit 113; Sandy
Sikkema, Unit 134; Joe Steffler, Unit 137; Jack Casey, Unit 152, Betty Housefield, Unit 223,
Jack McCabe, Unit 320; Carol Hawkins, Unit 454; and Bob Everly, Unit 470.
JIM KOBER, UNIT 102 – spent several days in the hospital during the last part of January.
He is recuperating at home.
SHERRY LEVIGNE, UNIT 124 – has had two hospital stays in the past few weeks. Her red
blood count is down. It has not been determined if she is bleeding or if her body is not
producing the cells.
SANDY SIKKEMA, UNIT 134 - should know next week if she will participate in a research trial
in the treatment of her lung cancer.
BUD RAGAN, UNIT 154 – went to the hospital on February 6 suffering from a UTI. He
returned home on February 8 and has resumed his normal activities.
GARY PROOS, UNIT 330 – has had a week of chemo and will now be off for three weeks. He
has had several blood transfusions, which seem to be giving him a little more energy. They
are still waiting for a suitable bone marrow donor.
|NEWS FROM RHONDA RITTER AT THE TCM OFFICE
Phone: 941-722-8249 / FAX 941-722-9095
If you are not coming to the Annual Meeting, please give your Proxy to someone that is
coming. We must have a quorum for this meeting. Remember the Ballot goes in the Small
Envelope and then put the Small Envelope in the Large Envelope. Sign only the large
envelope and put house number on it also.
SOLICITORS: Can take real advantage of you. If someone comes to your door trying to sell
you a service, ask them to leave immediately. Promptly report the incident to the park
manager giving a description of the vehicle and the direction it leaves.
NEWSLETTER DEADLINE: Two days before the end of the month.
Archives PDF files:
PARK DIRECTORY – The new directory will be compiled and duplicated shortly after the
Annual Shareholders’ meeting. You may pick up your copy from the office when they
become available. We provide one directory per unit. If you want an additional copy, you will
be charged for it.
LIFE BEYOND TODAY GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP - Anyone who has experienced a loss is
welcome to attend any or all of the sessions. The sessions will be 4 consecutive weeks:
Tuesday, February 19, February 26, March 5, and March 12 at 11:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.
m. in the Clubhouse Library. If there is a desire to continue the group after the 4 weeks, we
can discuss it at our sessions. Any questions, please feel free to call me: Karen Dierkens 419-
LINE DANCING LESSONS – Beginning on February 28 through the end of March, we will be
afforded line dancing lessons at 9:30 on Thursday. The cost will be $3 per person per
lesson. Manor Lamontagne will be teaching these classes. There is a signup sheet in the
clubhouse. We must have at least 10 participants. If there is an interest, we will continue
these lessons next season. Please contact Jim Munroe at 585-734-6008 or Sandy Hunter at
PLEASE NOTE: The clubhouse will be closed March 8 and 9 for floor waxing.
MICROWAVE OVEN: Do you have a good microwave you would like to get rid of? The
kitchen is in need of a replacement microwave over. Please contact a Rec. Board member if
you can help.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS: The Michigan summer reunion will be held on August 7 at the
Eaton Place. Watch the newsletter for more information as the time draws near.
Vol V, Issue 3
TREASURER’S REPORT – NORM KURTZ (email@example.com):
Our January income and expenses were both favorable to the budget, and our cash
balance remains good. We had no Betterments or Major Improvements during January. The
financial review of the 2018 financial records has been completed and will be reported on at
the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting March 21.
As always, you may see a copy of the full financial reports from the TCM office. I encourage
you to stop by and review them.