Terra Ceia Manor Homeowners' Association
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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: Due notice will be posted in fall
Next B.O.D. Monthly Meeting: Due notice will be posted
Meetings are open to TCM shareholders only.
PRESIDENT’S REPORT – DOUG GEEN:
I hope this September Newsletter finds everyone enjoying the last of the summer weather. It
surely won't be long before many of us start turning our thoughts to Terra Ceia. I believe the
Park to be relatively quiet right now. I further believe one of the reasons for this is the efforts
of our office manager - Susan Bradshaw, and our two Board members Bob and Tom. Thank
you for all you do.
|NEWS FROM THE REC. BOARD
Next Meeting: Monday, April 9, 9 a.m.
Meetings are open to all residents.
The following activities have been discontinued for the season:
Bingo, Bowling, Bridge, Craft Group, Euchre, Garden Club, Horseshoes, Ladies’ Golf, Mah
Jongg, Men’s Golf, Saturday Morning Coffee Hour, Shuffleboard, Sunday Night at the Movies
BIBLE STUDY – will continue to meet at 1:00 p.m. on Mondays. For details contact Anne
BID EUCHRE – will continue to meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday as long as there are people
DULCIMER GROUP – has been moved to Thursday 1 to 3 p.m. Call George Deebel (260-
EXERCISE – will continue at 9:30 a.m. on Monday and Friday.
GAME NIGHT – will continue at 6:30 p.m. on Friday nights through August.
HAND & FOOT - is played on Thursday at 1 p.m. For additional information contact Jan Davis
PINOCLE – will continue at 6:30 on Tuesday nights as long as there are people available.
POKER – will continue on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. as long as there are people available.
WATER AEROBICS – is every Monday, Wednesday and Friday (weather permitting) at 10:30
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.
DECEMBER 14 – SINGING CHRISTMAS TREE, ORLANDO. This Christmas spectacular
show is, by far, one of the holiday favorites. The huge choir, full orchestra and delicious
buffet dinner are all amazing! Tickets are limited.
JANUARY 13-21 – CUBA, Empress of the Seas. Cruise with your friends on Royal
Caribbean and discover Cuba! Experience the legendary nightlife, iconic music, food and
distinct culture. Space is limited. Ask for a detailed flier.
JANUARY 23 – SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, Broadway Palm, Ft. Myers. Put on your “Boogie
Shoes” for a dance story that captures passion, energy and life-changing moments! Watch
how a young man tries to escape his problems and dance his way to a better life.
FEBRUARY 12 – EDISON & FORD HOMES, Ft. Myers. Tour the estates of two of the most
famous inventors. There are award-winning botanical gardens, historical buildings, and one
of the most intriguing research labs and inventors museum around. Lunch included.
FEBRUARY 17-25 – COSTA RICA. Come along and explore the rainforests, volcanoes,
plantations and more! This is a trip you don’t want to miss!
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. Come with us and see the oldest and
largest city in South Carolina. Many tours and meals included. A $150 deposit per person is
required; limited to 50 passengers.
APRIL 11-22 – EUROPEAN DANUBE RIVER CRUISE. Ask for a detailed flyer
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 - Coffee hour at 9:30. This will be Goodie Day. Everyone bring
a breakfast dish to share. Coffee will be provided
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 – Anniversary/Birthday Dinner at 1:00 p.m. The date was
changed from August to September after being voted on. Meat, lemonade, and tea will be
furnished. Bring a dish to share and your own table service. Also, bring a gift suitable for a
man or woman for the gift exchange game. Come for a fun afternoon with our TCM friends.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 – Fire Stone Pizza at 1:00 p.m.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 – Breakfast at 9:30 a.m. at Poppi's restaurant on 41
Please remember the following resident in your prayers: Joyce Frank, Unit 433
JOHN REIHL, UNIT 130 – John spent another three days in the hospital this past week,
receiving four more units of blood. He also underwent more testing to determine the source
of the pain in his back and abdomen. He is currently receiving chemo and immunotherapy.
KEN DONALDSON, UNIT 133 - We went back to Pennsylvania to prepare our home in
Carlisle to sell. We returned on August 24th and Ken had emergency surgery on the 25th;
his appendix ruptured. Ken spent 5 days in the Hospital. He is now home and getting better
each day. The chemo is going great, and he feels better with each treatment. We want to
thank everybody for your prayers.
|NEWS FROM RHONDA RITTER AT THE TCM OFFICE
Phone: 941-722-8249 / FAX 941-722-9095
Susan Bradshaw will be here Monday, Wednesday, & Friday from 8:00 to 12:00.
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: Any changes in the directory will be printed in this section of the
ACTIVITIES - We continue to play pinochle on Tuesday at 1:00 p.m., euchre on Tuesday at
6:15 p.m., hand and foot on Thursday at 1:00 p.m., bid euchre and poker on Thursday at
6:15 p.m., game night on Friday at 6:30 p.m., bocce ball on Monday nights at 7:00 p.m.,
exercise classes on Monday and Friday at 10:00 a.m., and social hour on Thursday from
5:00 till 6:00 p.m.
This will be the end of our summer activities, as we will go back to our regular activities in
October when our northern friends start returning. We have had a very busy and enjoyable
summer with man residents participating in the activities. Joyce Everly
BINGO - The winter season is fast approaching, Our first Bingo is November 5th, and we still
need a Treasurer. We are going to advertise in some of the local weekly newspapers to
bring in more players. The more players we get, the more money in prizes we can give out.
Please support the Bingo games.
CRAFT SHOW - If you want the Craft Show to continue, I need volunteers. I will be happy to
assist in any way I can, but I cannot put the Show on by myself. If we do not get any
volunteers, there will be no Craft Show.
Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call me at 717-422-2897. Rosemary
MICHIGAN REUNION - The 2018 Michigan Reunion was held on Wednesday, August 8, at
Eaton Place in Charlotte, MI. Owned by Bruce and Deanne Davis, who put on a wonderful
soup/salad bar and buffet for us, we had 35 attendees this year. We missed anyone that
was unable to attend. You missed a very wonderful day. After dinner, Deanne took us on a
tour of the brewery and at each station the process was explained by the attendant. They
even have a gluten free beer for those with gluten intolerance. We then went to the Pub, sat
at the bar and sampled a number of different beers. It was fun to check the menu to see
what sounded good, and the bartender was very kind to suggest a beer that was what we
were looking for. It was a wonderful day, and we appreciate all that Bruce and Deanne did
for us. This year's attendance included: Donna Burch, Sally Ford, Bernie and Sandi
Sikkema, Dave and Judi Renkenberger, Ron and Cindy Bowman, Sandy and Ron Thomas,
Nancy Dixon, Jerry and Barbara Freeburn, Jerry and Jo Thielen, Paul and Elaine Kalbarczyk,
Bob and Lorraine Haas, Dave and Linda Vandenberg, Gerald and Patti Berkey, Dale and
Sandy Hunter, Shirley Morley, Gayle Shilling, Shirley Kempton, Carol Arbour, Barb Ozbun,
and Odis and Pat Rodgers, and Bruce (who is suffering from pneumonia and just spent a few
minutes with us before heading to the doctor) and Deanne Davis, and myself. Thank you to
all who came to make this year's reunion a huge success. It was great to see everyone,
especially some of our former TCM residents! See you the end of October, Lynn Searles
Vol IV, Issue 9
TREASURER’S REPORT – NORM KURTZ:
• Our cash position shows a slight increase as our year to date (7/31/18) income and
expenses remain favorable to the budget.
• Income was slightly better than projected in the budget.
• Our operating expenses are favorable due partly to the lower expense for utilities.
• There were no Park Betterment and/or Major Improvement recorded last month.
I hope that you all are having a great summer and look forward to seeing you in the fall.
Please let me know if you have any questions or would like more detail on the financial
condition of your association.