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: TBD, 9 a.m.
Next B.O.D. Monthly Meeting: TBD, 9 a.m.
Meetings are open to TCM shareholders only.
PRESIDENT’S REPORT – DOUG GEEN:
Well, the pool has finally been completed. I'm sure this was welcome news for all of our full-
time residents. I understand the pool looks nice, and I trust it has been worth the wait. The
pavers around the pool deck have also been recently treated, and so this area should be very
attractive. The clubhouse has received a fresh coat of paint.
The Board has changed contractors for our lawn maintenance needs. G&S no longer wanted
to do it. Luxury Lawn Maintenance has been hired. Terms of the contract are very similar to
the previous one with G&S and the cost remains the same as well.
Our thoughts go out to Don Hawkins and family on the loss of Carol.
We snow birds are all one month closer to heading back to our favorite Park. Hooray!!.
|NEWS FROM THE REC. BOARD
Next Meeting: Monday, November 11, 9 a.m.
Meetings are open to all residents.
These activities have been discontinued until further notice: Bingo, Bowling, Bridge, Craft
Club, Garden Club, Horseshoes, Ladies’ Golf, Line Dancing, Mah Jongg, Saturday Morning
Coffee Hour, 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-
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
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-
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.
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
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.
2019-2020 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 12 – MT. DORA CHRISTMAS
JANUARY 23 – BROADWAY PALM – “GRUMPY OLD MEN”
FEBRUARY 7-18 – PANAMA CRUISE
FEBRUARY 27 – ROMANCE BOAT, SANFORD
MARCH 19 – DISNEY’S SPIRIT OF ALOHA LUAU
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 – BIRTHDAY/ANNIVERSARY at 1:00 p.m. Meat and beverages
will be provided. Bring covered dish, own table service, and $5.00 gift for gift exchange (gift
should be suitable for a man & woman). We will be celebrating summer birthdays and
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 – COFFEE HOUR at 10:00 a.m. Coffee and donuts.
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 – LUNCH AT JOEY D’S at 1:00 p.m. Meet at Joey D's and we will
be ordering from the menu.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 – BREAKFAST AT POPPI’S at 10:00 a.m.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Make-it, Bake-it, Sew-it, Grow-it Now is the time to be
thinking about what you would like to donate toward our annual Make-it, Bake-it, Sew-it, Grow-
it Auction. It is exactly what the title indicates. Anything you make would be a good item to
donate. If you don’t consider yourself crafty, you can always donate a baked item. As is our
custom, we will hold the auction on the Sunday prior to Thanksgiving (November 24). The
proceeds will be used for park activities. Please note: We will not accept store-bought items
that have been in your possession for a period of time. These items should be donated to
the Rummage Sale in January. For more information, please contact Joyce Everly at 941-723-
9712 or Calla Gonzalez at 765-490-0892.
Please remember the following resident in your prayers: Sandi Sikkima, Unit 134; Ann
McGaha, Unit 140; and Jim Cessna, Unit 223.
CAROL HAWKINS, UNIT 454 – We’d like to express our sincere sympathy to Don and family,
as well as her sister, Marge Schmidt, on the death of Carol on August 22. If you would like to
send a card or note to Don, please send it in care of Lucina Moratta, 6365 Niagara Road,
Lockport, NY 14094.
|NEWS FROM RHONDA RITTER AT THE TCM OFFICE
Phone: 941-722-8249 / FAX 941-722-9095
Our new lawn company will start the 1st of September. We are happy to have them. I am
looking forward to everyone coming back. Hope you had a wonderful 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:
PARK DIRECTORY – No changes for this month.
COOKBOOKS – Lola Berry now has the TCM cookbooks while Linda VandenBerg is up
north. If anyone wants to purchase one, they can contact her at Lot 319.
THE MICHIGAN REUNION was held on August 7 in Charlotte, MI at Eaton Place owned by
Bruce and Deanne Davis. We had 32 people attend this year. Bruce and Deanne were
traveling in Alaska, but Sharon Arnold came down from upper Michigan to oversee our
dinner. We were well taken care of by Sharon and the staff. The buffet was wonderful, and
Sandy Thomas and I can attest to the fact that the Butterscotch pie was so very good. Phyllis
Rollinson, 364, is new to our park, and she ordered the peanut butter pie and said it was
equally good. Those that attended this year include: Dale and Sandy Hunter, Dave and Judi
Renkenberger, Jerry and Jo Thielen, Ann and Red Kees, Bob and Lorraine Haas, Mike
Wesley, Ron and Sandy Thomas, Jerry and Barb Freeburn, Paul and Elaine Kalbarczyk,
Tracy and Jeanne Bolenbaugh, Gerald and Patti Berkey, Ron and Cindy Bowman, Shirley
Morley, Shirley Kempton, Gayle Shilling, Cynthia Philo, Donna Burch, Sally Ford, Sharon
Arnold, Phyllis Rollinson, and Lynn Searles.
We want to thank all of the wait staff, Sharon, and Bruce and Deanne for having our reunion
and for taking such good care of us. Thank you also for all those that made the trip to Eaton
THE “MINI” MINNESOTA REUNION was held on Sunday, August 25 at the 400 Club in St.
Cloud. It was excitedly attended by Gloria and Dave Quast and Diane Kron. Bigger and
better things are planned for next year!
MONDAY AFTERNOON BIBLE STUDY. We continue to meet in the library every week at 1:
00 p.m., but we'd love to re-invite any as they come back to the park in Autumn.
Jesus says, "Come unto Me all ye that labor and are heavy laden and I will give you rest."
We are studying the Bible to understand Jesus' teachings and how to find that rest. Jesus
continues "Take My yoke upon you and learn of Me for I am meek and lowly in heart and ye
shall find rest unto your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden light."
Vol V, Issue 9
TREASURER-AT-LARGE REPORT – NORM KURTZ (firstname.lastname@example.org):
I hope that everyone has been enjoying the summer. It sure seems to go by fast, but I do
enjoy the fresh tomatoes that are in abundance now.
Our finances are still consistent with the budget. Even with the ‘Betterment and Major
Improvements’ expenses (new office desk, pool renovation and clubhouse painting), we
continue to maintain a good cash position.
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.