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Terra Ceia Manor Newsletter
NOVEMBER 2017
(Website: www.tcm-mobile-home-park.com)
Editor:  Calla Gonzalez; Printing:  Donna Burch and Rhonda Ritter

NEWS FROM THE CO-OP BOARD
Next B.O.D. Workshop:  Wednesday, November 15, 9 a.m.
Next B.O.D. Monthly Meeting:  Monday,November 20, 9 a.m.
Meetings are open to TCM shareholders only.
PRESIDENT’S REPORT – DOUG GEEN:  I'm sure by now that many of our friends and
neighbors have begun to arrive at Terra Ceia. Our numerous Park activities will be swinging
into action, and we look forward to the social interaction that these events provide. I trust (and
hope) that our homes open up without incident and that Irma is well behind us.  I look forward
to seeing everyone soon, and I will be arriving in time for the Boards November Board meeting
(see above for date and time).  Safe travels to all.
NEWS FROM THE REC. BOARD
Next Meeting:  Monday, Novenber 13, 9 a.m.
Meetings are open to
all residents.
                                                           ACTIVITIES
The following activities have been discontinued for the season:  Bowling, Horseshoes, Mah
Jongg, and Shuffleboard

BIBLE STUDY – will continue to meet at 1:00 p.m. on Mondays.  For details contact Anne
MaGaha (941-729-2145).
BID EUCHRE – meets at 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, and play begins at 6:30. For more
information, call Nancy Dixon at 941-729-6629.
BINGO – will begin the season on Monday, November 6.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and
games start at 6:30 p.m..  Please call Rose Dander (941-722-5051) for details.  We are
hoping to have a better turn-out this year.  Please support this activity.
BRIDGE – will begin on Wednesday, November 1 at 6:30 p.m.  Please arrive in time to pay
your $1 and get your table/partner schedule. We are handling Bridge in a little different
manner this year.  We will have a different host each month, who will be responsible for
making sure we have available participants.  If you are new to the park, we would love to
have you join us.  Don’t be intimidated, we are a very accepting group of all different skill
levels.  The host for the month of November is Calla Gonzalez (765-490-0892).  Please
contact her if you are interested in participating or watching.
BUSY BRUSHES ART GROUP - will begin meeting on Monday, November 6 in the card
room.  All are welcome.  If you are a beginner, we will supply you with paints and paper to get
started.  The group meets from 1 to 3 p.m.  Please join us.  Contact Judi Renkenberger (941-
721-4690).
CRAFT CLUB - will meet on Fridays from 9 to 11 a.m. in the card room beginning November
3.  Come with crafty ideas and project suggestions! Call Jo Thielen at 941- 776-7566 if you
have questions.
DULCIMER GROUP – meets from 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday.  Questions? Call George Deebel
(260-242-2400).
EUCHRE – meets at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday.  For details, please call Elaine Kalbarczyl (517-
688-4835).
GAME NIGHT - will be every Friday at 6:30 p.m. beginning on November 3.  Bring your
favorite table game and enjoy ice cream with your friends and neighbors. Contact Beverly
Scandrol (941-729-8139).
GARDEN CLUB -  meets on Tuesday mornings at 9 a.m. at the clubhouse.  Please join us!  
For questions, call Jo Thielen at 941-776-7566 or Judi Renkenberger at 941-721-4690.  
(See INFORMATION & THANK YOUs for appreciation for the care of our gardens during past
summer.)
HAND & FOOT - is played on Thursday at 1 p.m. For additional information please contact
Jan Davis at Unit 114 or 941-417-2731.
LADIES’ GOLF - Ladies' golf will again be at Terra Ceia Bay Golf course on Fridays around
12:30 (beginning November 3).  We usually leave Terra Ceia Manor a little after Noon!  Jo
Thielen (941-776-7566) is handling things right now and is posting golf signup sheets in the
Clubhouse.  Anyone new to our Park is welcome to join us.  Just sign up on the sheet in the
Clubhouse and indicate if you need a ride or can drive.  Lynn Searles
MEN’S GOLF -  begins at 9:30 a.m. on Friday at Terra Ceia.  Please arrive by 9:00.  Please
call Dave Renkenberger (941-721-4690) or Jerry Thielen (941-776-7566) if you have
questions or need a ride.  Look for a signup sheet in the Clubhouse.
PINOCHLE – meets at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.  Please contact Sandy Thomas (941-721-
9741) for details.
POKER – begins at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays.  For details, contact Ron Thomas at 941-721-
9741.
SATURDAY MORNING COFFEE HOUR – is every Saturday.  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!  Please consider hosting a coffee hour.  There is a signup sheet in
the Clubhouse and instructions in the kitchen.  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!
WATER AEROBICS – is every Monday, Wednesday and Friday (weather permitting) at 10:00
a.m.
UPCOMING EVENTS
2017-2018 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.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2017 – King Fisher Christmas Lights, Punta Gorda.  Come join us
and be part of the local holiday tradition of holiday decorations and lights along the canal.  
Boats, beautiful homes, docks and the sea walls are all decorated for the season.  Dinner is
included at the ever popular Captain’s Table Restaurant with a choice of delicious entrees.
JANUARY 9-19, 2018 – Royal Princess Cruise.  Don’t miss this cruise to the beautiful
Caribbean.  (Princess Cay, St. Thomas, St. Kitts/Nevis, St. Lucia, Barbados, Antigua/Barbuda)  
Look for the detailed flier on our travel board.
TUESDAY, JANUARY 30, 2018 – Florida Aquarium, Tampa.  Come and explore the great water
outdoors … indoors at the Florida Aquarium.  Enjoy dive shows, close up animal encounters and
over 30,000 aquatic animals and plants – from sharks to playful otters.  A lunch with choice of
entrée is at the historic Columbia Restaurant in Ybor City.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2018 – Cirque Show.  This is a show that is not to be missed!  It is a
story of all stories, the sight of mysteries and where dreams and fantasy sleep side by side.  The
magic and acrobatics of these Cirque performers are beyond amazing!  There are a maximum of
55 seats for this trip.  Deposit early for your seat!
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2018 – Tarpon Springs – Calypso Queen, St. Pete.  Join us for a
scenic luncheon cruise from Clearwater to Tarpon Springs.  A snack of muffins, fruits and coffee
or juice is awaiting your arrival and a tropical buffet lunch is included on board.  After docking at
the historic sponge docks, enjoy some shopping at the charming mix of storefronts and
admission to the Tarpon Springs Aquarium.
SUNDAY THRU THURSDAY – Charleston, South Carolina  (Tentative dates March 25-29).  
Watch for detailed flier with specific itinerary.
***Cruise with us to AUSTRALIA and NEW ZEALAND in the fall of 2018 ***
                                                     *****************
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9 –
The first LADIES LUNCHEON of the season will be held at the
Golden Corral on Cortez Road.  The cost will be $9.95 per person and will begin at 1 p.m.  A
signup sheet will soon be posted in the Clubhouse.  If you have questions, please contact Rose
Dander at 941-722-5051.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13 – The November 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.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15 – The November WORKSHOP FOR THE BOARD OF
DIRECTORS will begin at 9 a.m.  This Workshop sets the agenda for the upcoming Board
Meeting.  If you have anything you would like to appear on the agenda, please attend this
meeting.  All TCM Shareholders are welcome and urged to attend.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19 - MBSG AUCTION : The annual Make-It, Bake-It, Sew-It, Grow-It
Auction will be held at the clubhouse.  The doors will open at 12 noon for your donations to be
dropped off.  A cookies and punch reception will be held from 1:00 till 2:00 p.m., at which time
you may view the items that will be up for auction and place bids on items in the silent auction.  
The actual auction will start at 2 p.m. If you have nothing to donate, we do accept monetary
donations as well. Come to the auction and spend the day with friends and bidding on something
special you may see at the auction. There will be a signup sheet in the Clubhouse for donations
of cookies for the reception. We appreciate all of your donations each year and hope you will
help us to make this another successful year. For more information or if you would like to
volunteer, please contact Joyce Everly at 941-723-9712 or Calla Gonzalez at 765-490-0892
.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20 –
The November BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING will begin a 9 a.
m. Only TCM Shareholders may attend.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR:
Lasagna Dinner .  The date has been set for our annual Lasagna Dinner.  It will be on Saturday,
December 2.  More details will be in the December Newsletter.
Trim the Hall and Christmas Tree from 2 to 4 p.m.  Punch and cookies provided.  Make this tree
special with personal ornaments from past memories.  Everyone is invited to bring something to
put on the tree that means something special to them.  If you would like it back, please put your
name on it.  And remember....glass breaks and is difficult to pack away.  Come and have a fun
time with friends.
Craft Fair 2018 will be held on February 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  Set up will be on
February 16 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.  If you are interested in having a craft at the show please call
Rose Dander (941-722-5051) or Lynda Jackson (937-935-9510).
INFORMATION & THANK YOUs
LOVE & PRAYERS
Please remember the following residents in your prayers:  John Reihl, Unit 130; Marcy
Gilbert, Unit 429; Joyce Frank, Unit 433.

MERLE MEAD, UNIT 113 – is having problems with swelling in her legs.

RUBY CAUDILL, UNIT 131- Ruby lost her battle with liver cancer on October 12.  We extend
our sincere sympathy to Mary and Larry Thompson and to Beulah Logel (Unit 323) and their
families.

DOROTHY HANKET, UNIT 317 – has been the hospital twice during the past month.  She is
recuperating at home.

STEVE AMATO, UNIT 466 – has been in and out of the hospital recently with internal
bleeding.  He is at home recuperating.
NEWS FROM RHONDA RITTER AT THE TCM OFFICE
Phone: 941-722-8249 / FAX 941-722-9095
e-mail: terraceia@verizon.net
Welcome back Snowbirds!  I am happy to be back to work.  I am here in the office M-F 8 to
12, and I will be happy to help you.  Thank you for all the prayers for my recovery.  My hip is
doing well.
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 following changes have been made during the summer:  Unit 119,
Ray Alsip, 513-284-1614; Unit 226, Nancy White, 321-720-3733; Unit 233, James & Nancy
Cessna, 419-346-6360; Unit 237, Mary Tarrant, 620-331-6127; Unit 340, Michelle Ash,
814-571-7457; Unit 475, Ann Ferrell, 941-479-7701.
THANK YOU:  We want to thank the following persons for caring for the gardens this
summer:  Teresa & Jim Chase, Fran Ingallinera, Trudy Lahay, Pat Smith, Nancy Dixon, Anne
& Mac Mcgaha, & Jim Slough.  We appreciate your efforts, Judi Renkenberger and Jo Thielen.
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