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New Website Updates (this week):

  • Equifax’s free credit monitoring (click on link to read the FTC web page) after its breach: You MUST sign up before Wednesday, January 31st. Until the 31st, anyone with a Social Security number can sign up for one year of free credit monitoring at equifaxsecurity2017.com. You don’t need to be a victim of the Equifax breach.
  • The Texas Roadhouse Fundraiser for the ROMEO (Retired Old Men Eating Out) Scholarship Program is THIS Monday, January 22nd. Don't forget to print off the coupon and present it when you go.
  • The Tri-County Ohio State University Alumni Club is having a fundraiser — Bingo Night, with fun, food & prizes Saturday, February 3rd. All proceeds go to the OCU Scholarship Fund.
  • The Master Gardeners monthly talks are THIS Tuesday & Thursday, January 23rd & 25th. The topic for January is Pruning. Pick the date, time & place that is convenient for you.

Lynnhaven Ladies Book Club

Lynnhaven Ladies

  • For February, the ladies will be entertained by the high-energy and dynamic performer, Petrina.
  • Kathy Warner is now accepting gently-used pocketbooks for the Pocketbook Auction in March. Members donate gently-used purses that they no longer use and add a "surprise" inside (e.g., a piece of jewelry, a lacy handkerchief, etc.). Drop them off at Kathy's, 2425 Wilson Way. Have trinkets/surprise gifts, but no purse to put them in? Drop them off at Kathy's to be put in purses without anything inside.
  • Read about and see some pictures that were taken at January's luncheon social, with Dance Fusion entertaining us.
  • See Coming Up in 2018 to see what's planned for next year. Looks like another fun year ahead for the Ladies....
  • Send your Lynnhaven Ladies dues for 2018 to Marion Getzes. 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.
  • For more information about Lynnhaven Ladies....

Lynnhaven Neighbors

  • Read President Ralph Helwig's message for the new year. The club hopes that newer and younger residents will get involved. Also, President Ralph Helwig wants feedback on what you like, don't like, opinions about the club, suggestions, etc. It is completely anonymous, so please be honest. Please complete the President's Survey (click on link to take survey). Thank you.
  • For February, the club will have Bingo & Oreo Ice Cream Cake. Bingo is fun and who doesn't like taking home some extra cash... and Oreo Ice Cream Cake (YUM!)? The club also needs volunteers to help plan this event. Please volunteer.
  • If you attended the Clark Barrios event (click on link to take survey) at Laurel Manor on Friday, please complete the survey while the event is fresh in your mind. Your opinion matters and your comments are completely anonymous.
  • Three positions on the Council for 2018 still need to be filled: Events Coordinator, Facilities & Volunteers Coordinator, and Publicity. Please volunteer....
  • In addition to those positions needing to be filled, Sue Fitzgerald has to step down as an At-Large Member of the Council. We hope she is on the mend, but the club needs someone to take her place. It's a great way for newer and younger members get their feet wet and get involved. Won't you volunteer?
  • See what's Coming Up in 2018. Looks like another fun year ahead.
  • Lynnhaven Neighbors dues for 2018 should be sent/delivered to Barb Hartmann at 2410 Wilson Way. You must pay with a check made out to Lynnhaven Neighbors; include your names (as you want them to appear on your name badge), address, phone numbers and email addresses.
  • For more information about Lynnhaven Neighbors....

  • John Manion will be performing in the upcoming musical, Forever Country, with a Twist on Monday, February 5th. Hurry and get your tickets today.
  • Polly Sheehan needs a window washer. Can you recommend one?
  • John Manion made a ramp and deck for in the shower for a friend who was in a wheelchair. If you can use it or you know of someone who can, it's yours. John is also willing to modify it for the cost of the modifications, as well.
  • The Resnicks are going wireless and are giving away their older Brother Fax/Copier/Phone & Epson Scanner, with their manuals and installation disk. Take one or both... they're FREE.
  • The annual Central Florida Book & Writer Expo is this month, Saturday, January 27th, at Eisenhower Recreation Center. Over 70 authors will be there, selling and signing their books. It's for children, as well as adults... books for all ages and interests. There will also be special prize drawings, refreshments available... and it's FREE. Plan on attending, and bring your friends along.
  • Mitchell Abbott of Elder-Spark shared some senior wellness articles about such topics as senior drug abuse, early symptoms of dementia, moving beyond grief after losing a spouse, and more.
  • Natalie Kelly passed along more articles of interest to seniors, like disaster preparedness for seniors, legal resources for seniors, making the move to assisted living, advanced care planning, and more.
  • Veronica Kannen passed along an article about Home Remedies for a Sick Dog, Suzie Cyr passed on the Petfinder website and The Ultimate Guide to Pet Adoption.
  • Some of our neighbors have had problems with rats getting into their homes and their pest removal service advised against bird feeders, which provide a food source for the critters. I've provided some information that you might find useful in preventing a rodent from taking up residence in your warm & cozy home or a neighborhood infestation. Eek!
  • There is a Surge in Scams this time of year, and Tech Support scams are no different. The Monday, December 18th, issue of The Villages Daily Sun, page A19, reminds us of this. If you haven't read it, dig it out and do read it.
  • New Vision for Independence, the only service in our area that supports those with low vision, wishes everyone Happy Holidays! The have a new video out and posted on their website, reminds us they sell large print calendars, provides some facts about vision loss, announces the winners of their AXY Awards (businesses friendly to low-vision customers and hope you will support them). They also need donations to help those who need help in overcoming their vision loss.
  • Nancy King recommends Stanage Tree Service if you need someone to trim your trees, de-moss them, etc.

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If you'd like something published on the website, you must have it to me
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