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Have a Safe & Happy Thanksgiving.        Have a Safe & Happy Thanksgiving.        Have a Safe & Happy Thanksgiving.
 

New Website Updates (this week):

  • Want to spread some Christmas Cheer to Kids in Youth Ranches? Hurry... the DEADLINE is THIS Saturday, November 17th. The Bryans are accepting Christmas cards, monetary donations, and $25 Walmart gift cards on behalf of the Friends Group that helps support the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches. Please help.
     
  • Anyone up for caroling before Christmas this year? Kathy Pumphrey is trying to get a group together.
     
  • Marion Getzes sends kudos and a Big Thank You to Barb Roberts for another GREAT Garage Sale. To thank Barb yourself, click on link and send her your compliments and appreciation, as well.
     
  • Three small dogs are up for adoption, a Yorkie/Shihtzu mix and two Shihtzu/Poodle mixes. Although they live together, they can be adopted individually.
     
  • Get your tickets to the 2018 Annual Holiday Luncheon on Thursday, December 6th, to benefit New Vision for Independence the only service in our area for the blind and those with low vision in Lake & Sumter Counties, and here in The Villages.
     
  • 'Tis the season for giving, with scammers looking to take advantage of those in the mood for giving to those less fortunate than ourselves. See Holiday Giving to Charities to find out how to make sure your money is going to a legitimate charity and that your money will be spent as you intend.

Ladies Book Club

  • For December, we'll have four local authors, followed by the annual Christmas/Holiday Luncheon, which will be a Havana Country Club (Nancy Lopez won't reopen in time as previously thought) and our traditional Secret Santa used-book exchange. Two of the local authors who had planned on being with us had to cancel for health reasons, but Peg found two other authors... Arlene McFadden Anderson, who wrote Cliodna's Wave
  • & poet Cheryl Coco.
     
    If you want to attend the luncheon at Havana Country Club, but haven't signed up yet, contact Peg Tabor no later than Thursday, November 29th.
     
  • Read about and see some pictures that were taken at November's discussion of Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman & Paul Clark Newell, Jr.
     
  • Thanks to Renee Simpson for taking the remaining month and book without a discussion leader, October (The Great Alone). See Books We'll Be Reading in 2019 to get a head start on your reading.
     
  • A member shared some website links for readers with Peg and Peg added some of her own and shared them. Check them out.
     
  • For more information about the Lynnhaven Ladies Book Club....

Lynnhaven Neighbors

  • Sign up for the club's annual Christmas/Holiday Party at Laurel Manor on Sunday, December 9th. Johnny Wild & The Delights will be the entertainment and a special menu will be prepared by La Hacienda. If signing up as a group, please have one person collect and submit the checks in one envelope. This event is Members Only. Don't wait too long to reserve a spot. Hurry and make your reservation. Time is running out....
     
  • If you attended the Horse Races & KFC event, please take the survey while it is fresh in your mind. It is completely anonymous. Thank you.
     
  • See the Sneak Peek at Events in 2019.
     
  • Barb Hartmann at 2410 Wilson Way is currently 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.
     
  • For more information about Lynnhaven Neighbors....

Lynnhaven Ladies

  • Sign up for the annual Christmas/Holiday Luncheon at Savannah Center on Thursday, December 13th. It's $18 for members and $20 for guests. Specify whether you want Baked Ham w/ Cider Glaze or Chicken Piccata as your entree. Our entertainment is a brass quintet from the high school made up of 10th, 11th & 12th graders.
     
  • Read about and see some pictures that were taken at November's social, with The Dynamic Dog Club bringing us The Tr-r-raveling Circus, raising money to provide a disabled veteran with a service dog.
     
  • You can also read about and see some pictures from the bus trip to International Plaza & Bay Street or Historic Ybor City.
     
  • A Sneak Peek at what is planned for 2019 has been updated with February's entertainment, Tom Gourley's Pop Culture Trivia.
     
  • Marion Getzes is currently 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.
     
    Please do not bring your membership check for 2019 to the annual Christmas/Holiday Luncheon at Savannah Center. Please drop your membership check off at Marion's, 726 Bellerose Trail.
     
  • For more information about Lynnhaven Ladies....

  • The FTC warns of fake healthcare plans and provides tips on avoiding them.
     
  • Have friends or family visiting Christmas week? Rae Bennett is making her 2/2 patio villa available for rent that week. To rent her home, call or text Rae at 920-265-8425. 
     
  • Keith & Ellen Conner held their 9th annual Halloween Party for their friends and neighbors on Wilson Way.
     
  • Neighbors on Tatum Terrace met for dinner at the Metro Diner.
     
  • Ann Lewe had an October Open House with her friends and neighbors on Wilson Way.
     
  • The Landscape Garden Club will be meeting at Laurel Manor on Monday, November 19th. The topic for November is Hardscape Design, presenting ways to incorporate hardscaping into your garden plans.
     
  • No Master Gardeners Speakers in November & December.
     
  • The Lions Club of Mt. Dora are organizing the annual Mt. Dora Christmas Parade & Food Drive on Saturday, December 1st (mark your calendars so you don't miss it). If you belong to an organization that would like to be part of the parade, an application form and information is also included.
     

  • The latest publication of the New Vision News is out, letting us know about upcoming events that benefit the blind and those with low vision. New Vision's annual luncheon is Thursday, December 6th; the new All Access book club is starting Wednesday, November 14th, which you can attend or call in to participate; voting for the 2018 Axy Awards, elect the most blind-friendly businesses; and special movie showings at the AMC Square 12 at the Lake Square Mall (Leesburg) with audio descriptions for those with vision problems on Monday, November 26th, and Thursday, December 20th; and that the 2019 large-print calendars will be available soon.
     
  • Get your friends together to enjoy a lunch and a Portrait of a Bride, An Evolving Silhouette on Saturday, January 5th. The event is sponsored by Parady Financial Group, Inc., is catered by La Hacienda, and benefits Angel Snugs, the non-profit organization that makes and donates soft and fuzzy scarves and hats to comfort children going through cancer treatments. Angel Snugs hopes to sell out quickly, so get your tickets early to help a good cause.

     

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