Terra Ceia Manor Homeowners' Association
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Terra Ceia Manor Newsletter
APRIL 2019
(Website: www.tcm-mobile-home-park.com)
Editor:  Calla Gonzalez; Printing:  Donna Burch and Rhonda Ritter

Next B.O.D. Workshop:  TBD, 9 a.m.
Next B.O.D. Monthly Meeting:  TBD, 9 a.m.
Meetings are open to TCM shareholders only.
Our annual Shareholders Meeting is just recently behind us.  I would like to welcome and
congratulate two new members to the Board - Dave Ritter and Don Furnace. I wish to also
thank two outgoing Board Members - Bob Haas and Norm Kurtz for their service.  I am pleased
to announce that Norm Kurtz is going to continue in his role as Treasurer, albeit he will not be
a voting member.  
The Board consists of the following:
President                                Doug Geen
Vice President                        Bob Everly
Secretary                               Donna Burch
Consulting Director                Dave Ritter
Maintenance Supervisor        Ken Donaldson
Maintenance                          Don Furnace
Maintenance                          Tom Hanket
Thanks to the candidates who expressed interest in running for Board positions.
Starting January 1, 2020 the office will no longer be taking your maintenance fee checks.  You
will be required to:        
1.        Be set up on auto pay; or
2.        Pay through Bill Pay; or
3.        Use the sticker in your coupon booklet and mail it in yourself. The office will be happy to
assist you if you have any questions.
It is that time of year when many of our residents “hit the road.”  Safe travels to all
Happy Easter
Next Meeting:  Monday, April 8, 9 a.m.
Meetings are open to
all residents.


These activities have been discontinued until further notice:  Bingo, Horseshoes, Line
Dancing, Shuffleboard. Sunday Night at the Movies, and Woodcarving

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, year round, and play begins at 6:30 p.m. For
more information, call Kathy Furnace at 315-250-6904.  Please come early!
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 Margie Hochstetler at 517-
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.  We will continue as long as we have participants.  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 current host is Roger Peterman (941-479-7651).  We will
continue as long as we have players.
CRAFT CLUB - will meet on Fridays from 9 to 11 a.m. in the card room.  This activity will
continue through April 5.  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 year round...  For details, please call Elaine
Kalbarczyl (517-688-4835).
GAME NIGHT – will be every Friday year round at 6:30 p.m.  Bring your favorite table game
and enjoy ice cream with your friends and neighbors. Contact Beverly Scandrol (941-729-
GARDEN CLUB – will continue to meet on Tuesdays at 9 a.m. for the month of April.  If you
are heading north for the summer and have hanging plants, don't throw them away.  Please
leave them on the north side of the clubhouse by the hose. Thanks to all of you who have
helped us this season.
HAND & FOOT - is played on Thursday year round 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.
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.  We will continue until April 19...  You may call Lynn Searles at 269-598-3254 if
you have questions or need information.
MAH JONGG – is on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.  We will continue as long as we have interest.  
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.  We will continue as long as we have golfers available.
PINOCLE – meets at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.  We will continue through the end of this
month.  Please contact Lola Berry (941-981-5537) for details.
POKER – begins at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday and will continue as long as there is an interest.  
For details, contact Don Furnace at 315-250-8343 (or Ron Thomas at 941-524-5097 during
the summer).
SATURDAY MORNING COFFEE HOUR – is every Saturday through April.  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 year round 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 860-874-7700...
WATER AEROBICS – is every Monday, Wednesday and Friday (weather permitting) at 10:30
a.m.  If you have questions, please call Bernadette Reihl at 941-729-0696.
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.
APRIL 11-22 – EUROPEAN DANUBE RIVER CRUISE.  Ask for a detailed flyer


 The last Monthly Golf Scramble of the year 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.
MONDAY, APRIL 8 – The April 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 our Park
THURSDAY, APRIL 11 – Come join us at the Terra Ceia Manor Clubhouse Beach at 12:30
for the
LADIES’ LUNCHEON.  The beach lunch will be from Hickory Hollow with a surprise
dessert from your hostesses.  Please sign up and give $13.00 in an envelope with your name
on it to Kathy Furnace (437), Sandy Thomas (243), Jo Thielen (354) or Elaine Kalbarczyk
(356) by Thursday April 4.  We will have a flip flopping, fantastic good time; so put on your flip
flops and join us at the Clubhouse beach!
WEDNESDAY APRIL 17 – The April PANCAKE BREAKFAST will be from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.  
For more information, please contact Deanne Davis at 517-896-7524.
SUNDAY, APRIL 21 – The EASTER DINNER will be held in the Clubhouse at 1:00.  Please
sign the sign-up sheet in the Clubhouse if you plan to attend.
Please remember the following resident in your prayers:   Jim Kober, Unit 102; Sherry
LeVigne, Unit 124; Sandi Sikkema, Unit 134, and Bud Ragan, Unit 154.
VIRGINIA CHICK, FORMERLY OF UNIT 259 – We extend our sympathy to Virginia’s family
and friends on her passing (at age 96) on March 12.
ROY HARMON, UNIT 324 – missed a step and fell earlier in March.  Other than a few
stitches, he is doing well.
GARY PROOS, UNIT 330 – had a recent meeting with his donor team.  They have narrowed
the pool of bone marrow donors down to 7 or 8.  At the earliest, he will be able to get a
transplant by the end of May or June.  In the meantime, he will continue with chemo for one
week each month.  If he can remain infection-free and as healthy as he is now, it will be a go
for him.
MAX MCCONNELL, UNIT 339 –fell face first on March 11 as she was leaving her house
bound for the dentist.  The dentist stitched the inside of her lip and sent her to the ER for x-
rays.  She was told she has a sprained wrist and other cuts and bruises.  Since her wrist does
not appear to be healing properly she may undergo further testing.
GENE FRANK, UNIT 433 –recently underwent surgery to place two stents in his aortic
aneurism.  He experienced complications and was in ICU for seven days.  He was recently
moved to a rehab facility.
STEVE AMATO, UNIT 466 – took a bad fall at work on March 24.  He received a couple
fractured vertebrae, a skull fracture and concussion, and experienced bleeding on the brain.  
The bleeding has stopped and he was moved to an assisted living facility on March 29.  He
will have to remain quiet with no visitors for some time.
Phone: 941-722-8249 / FAX 941-722-9095
e-mail: terraceia@verizon.net
Please remember to mail your monthly maintenance fee in if you are not on Auto pay or if
you don’t do bill pay.  The address labels are in the coupon booklet.  If you need help, I will
be happy to help you.  Check to see if your home needs washed or your trim needs painted
before you leave.  This will help us to continue to look nice through the summer.
Have a safe trip home we will see you in the fall. Enjoy your summer!
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:
-Printable version-
PARK DIRECTORY – The 2019/2020 directory is ready to be picked up at the office.  
PLEASE DESTROY THE OUT-OF-DATE DIRECTORIES.  We provide one directory per unit.  
If you want an additional copy, you will be charged $3 for it. As units are bought and sold
throughout the year, the new information will be posted in this space each month.
COOKBOOKS – Do you need a unique Mother’s Day gift, anniversary gift or bridal shower
gift?  The TCM cookbooks are still available for $15.00.  See Linda at Unit 412.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS:  The Michigan summer reunion will be held on August 7 at 1:
00 p.m. at the Eaton Place.  The cost will be $15 per person plus tax and gratuity.  Hot buffet
includes soup, salad bar and drinks excluding milk.  Please RSVP by August 1, 2019 to
Deanne Davis (517-543-6630).  Payment is due at time of service...
Ohio 2019 Summer Gathering
The Ohio summer reunion is scheduled for Wednesday August 21, 2019. We will once
again meet at Tony's in Findlay; 10280 W. US 224. Start time is 3:00. Contact Mary Turner
for more information. (419-236-9800); mtrnc2003@yahoo.com.
Vol V, Issue 4
January 2019, Newsletter
February 2019, Newsletter
March 2019, Newsletter
April 2019, Newsletter
TREASURER’S REPORT – NORM KURTZ (mrnormlk@gmail.com):
Through the end of February our income and expenses were both favorable to the budget,
and our cash balance remains good.  Your Board of Directors and office staff (Rhonda)
have done a great job in keeping expenses in line with the budget.  
Congratulations to the 2 new members of the board.   I would like to thank the Board of
Directors for appointing me as Treasurer and look forward to working with them again this
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.