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  • The Memorial Service for Jim Scanlon is THIS Saturday, January 12th.
     

  • Nancy King announces that The Landscape Garden Club is meeting is Monday, January 21st, and the presentation topic is Unique Landscape Crafts. Check it out.

Lynnhaven Neighbors

  • The dynamic and fabulous Petrina show is THIS Friday, January 18th. The event is SOLD OUT, but you can call to be put on a Waiting List should someone have to cancel. See you then....
     
    The club needs more volunteers to help organize & help set up the event in January. Please contact Ralph Helwig (352-205-3810)
    ASAP if you can assist (Click on Ralph's name for his email address.). Thank you.
     
    Also, the club would REALLY appreciate some new folks helping out new blood, new ideas... and volunteering is a great way to meet new people and make new friends.

     
  • Barb Hartmann at 2410 Wilson Way is accepting Lynnhaven Neighbors dues for 2019. You must pay with a check made out to Lynnhaven Neighbors. Include your name (as you want it to appear on your name badge), address, phone numbers and email addresses.
     
  • See what's coming up in 2019 and mark the dates on your 2019 calendar.
     
  • For more information about Lynnhaven Neighbors....

Ladies Book Club

  • For February, we'll be reading The Pecan Man by Cassie Dandridge Selleck. Happy reading....
     
  • Read about and see some pictures that were taken at January's discussion of Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate.
     
  • See Books We'll Be Reading in 2019 to get a head start on your reading. One change has been made. Although the book selected for September, The President is Missing, is a thrilling page turner, it was not believed to be a good book for discussion, so it has been replaced with Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik.
     
  • For more information about the Lynnhaven Ladies Book Club....

Lynnhaven Ladies

  • For February, it will be an afternoon of fun & games for the Ladies. We'll have Tom Gourley's Pop Culture Trivia, an exciting music, celebrities, movies & TV theme song game, mainly from the 50s, 60s, and 70s. And since it will be Valentine's Day, let's dress for the occasion.
     
  • See what else is planned for 2019. It has been updated with more events. Have any suggestions for a program or trip? Contact the Program Committee chairperson or other committee member as soon as possible. And if you haven't renewed your membership yet, please do it before the next meeting so your name badge is waiting for you next time you arrive.
     
  • Marion Getzes is accepting Lynnhaven Ladies dues for 2019. Send your check made out to Lynnhaven Ladies to her and include your name (as you want it to appear on your name badge), address, home phone #, cell phone #, email address, home state, full or part-time resident; and if you were a previous member, but not this current year, the last year that you were a member.
     
  • The Helping Hands contact information has been updated for 2019. Know someone who might need some help, let one of the co-coordinators know so that they can contact the person and arrange help or a meal for them.
     
    Also, if you were on the Helping Hands list of
    volunteers last year and want to help this year, as well, please contact one of the new co-coordinators with your name and contact information. The list is NOT carried forward from year to year. Thank you.
     
  • Contact information for the Council Officers & Members has been updated for 2019.
     
  • Have an Idea for an Event or Trip?
     
  • For more information about Lynnhaven Ladies....

  • Want to learn CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), how to use an AED (automated external defibrillator), and the Heimlich maneuver... or need a refresher course? Marcia Lucas is organizing training for Friday, January 27th. Call her if you'd like to register for the class. There is no charge and it could save the life of someone you care about.
     

  • If you love Country, hurry and get your tickets to Grand Ole Opry Rewind. Our own John Manion will be in the show. Get tickets at any Villages Box Office.
     

  • Gary Kadow just provided advance notice of highway changes being made to CR-466 later this year.
     

  • The Helwigs have a 2-bedroom condo rental across from Seaworld available for 4 nights in February.
     

  • Listen to what a Social Security scam sounds like. The FTC is closed due to the government shutdown, but this information was posted before the shutdown so you can still read about it and listen to the scam recording.
     

  • Phishing is when someone uses fake emails or texts to get you to share valuable personal information like account numbers, Social Security numbers, or your login IDs and passwords. Scammers use your information to steal your money, identity, or both. They also use phishing emails to get access to your computer or network. If you click on a link, they can install ransomware or other programs that can lock you out of your data. The FTC warns of a Netflix phishing scam: Don't take the bait!
     

  • New Vision for Independence is the sole provider of support services for people with low vision or blindness in Lake & Sumter Counties and here in The Villages, promoting their independence, acceptance, and self-confidence. Chantel Buck, President & CEO of the organization, has a New Year's message and asks us to donate... to make an investment in helping our visually-impaired neighbors learn to live independently, volunteer or join a committee, and plan on attending its annual fundraiser, Dining in the Dark.
     

  • The Lions Club of Mount Dora invites you to their January meeting. The speaker will be Dr. Jack Schorr who has donated his services to help people in need with vision problems, talking about his recent travels to remote areas of Haiti. There is also a report and pictures from the 58th annual Christmas Parade.
     

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