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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: February 12, 9 a.m.
Next B.O.D. Monthly Meeting: February 17, 9 a.m.
Meetings are open to TCM shareholders only.
PRESIDENT’S REPORT – DOUG GEEN:
With February in front of us, the Annual Bazaar is just behind us. Congratulations to everyone
who aided in its success again this year!
Your Co-op Board is pleased to announce that the two vacant positions have been filled by
appointment. Taking the vacant two-year term is Bob Haas, and the one-year term has been
filled by Jim Monroe. Congratulations to both - they bring the Board back up to the full
complement of 7 members. There will be 3 positions up for election at the March Annual
The Co-op Board is investigating the replacement of the fresh water lines throughout the Park.
This is a big initiative to take on, and your input at our workshops and meetings is welcome
I wish to congratulate Fran Ingallinera on her appointment as President of the Rec Board and
wish the best to her and her Officers.
If you are making exterior improvements/renovations to your home, please remember to fill out
the Request Form available at the office.
|NEWS FROM THE REC. BOARD
Next Meeting: Monday, February 10, 9 a.m.
Meetings are open to all residents.
TCM REC. BOARD ANNUAL MEETING was held on Wednesday evening, January 22 at 7 p.
m. The new board members are as follows: President – Fran Ingallinera; 1st Vice President –
Jan Davis; 2nd Vice President – Kathy Furnace; Assistant Secretary – Rosemary Donaldson;
Secretary – Deanne Davis; Treasurer – Lola Berry; and Assistant Treasurer – Jeanne Baird
BIBLE STUDY – meets at 1:00 p.m. on Monday. We are starting a new series on the 9 fruits
of the Spirit. It is based on the book A Life Beyond Amazing by David Jeremiah. Karen
Dierkens will be facilitating the study, which runs for approximately 9 weeks. Each week is a
different “fruit”; so anyone can come to any or a few of the sessions. Please call Karen if you
have any questions (419-460-1860).
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!
BILLIARDS – A league has been formed and play has begun. There is still room for anyone
interested in playing. If you would like your name to be added, please contact Jim Munroe at
BINGO - The doors open at 5:30 p.m. and bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. on Monday. For further
information please contact Rosemary Donaldson at 717-422-2897. If you cannot work your
scheduled day, please find a substitute on the list provided by Rosemary,
BOCCE BALL – New winter 2020 Bocce ball team list and subs are posted. You may get a
copy from Margie during coffee hour or social hour. Come join the fun! Margie can be
reached by calling 941-448-0702.
BOWLING – Is on Thursday. A sign-up sheet has been posted. For more information, contact
Dave Quast at 218-316-4602. We leave the Park at 9:00 a.m. If you would like to carpool
BRIDGE – is at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Please arrive early in order to pay your $1 and get
your table assignment.
COFFEE HOUR – Social time will begin at 8:30 a.m. and coffee hour at 9 a.m. every Saturday
at Terra Ceia clubhouse. Come hear what will be going on the following week, meet and visit
with your friends, and have coffee and a donut for only $1.00.
CRAFT CLUB - meets on Friday from 9 to 11 a.m. in the card room. Come with crafty ideas
and project suggestions! 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
EXERCISE – is every day at 7:30 a.m. except Saturday and the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each
month. Come and join us. For details, please contact Fran Ingallinera at 941-723-9524.
GAME NIGHT – is 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 (941-729-8139).
GARDEN CLUB - meets every Tuesday at 9 a.m. We could use your 1 and 2 gallon nursery
pots (we lost most of ours at our recent plant sale!) Please leave them by the hose on the
north side of the rec hall
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.
HORSESHOES – begins at 10:00 A.M. on Monday. If you have any questions, please
contact Gerald Houppert at 315-408-4711.
LADIES’ GOLF – is at Terra Ceia Bay on Friday. Anyone interested in golfing is welcome.
We play at 12:30 p.m. and leave TCM around 12:05 p.m. A sign-up sheet will be in the
clubhouse. Please indicate if you can drive or need a ride. Contact Lynn Searles at 941-721-
3245 if you have questions.
LINE DANCING – is on Monday at 10:30 a.m. For more information, please contact Sandy
Hunter at 765-760-5330.
MAH JONGG – is at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Questions? Call Gloria Quast (651-329-
MEN’S GOLF – is at 9:30 a.m. on Friday at Terra Ceia. Please arrive by 9:00 a.m. Please
call Mike Bernard (941-729-5413) if you have questions or need a ride. Look for a sign-up
sheet in the Clubhouse.
PINOCLE – meets at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Please contact Lola Berry (941-981-5537) for
POKER – is at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday. For details, contact Don Furnace at 315-250-8343.
SHUFFLEBOARD – is on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. Please contact Mike Bernard with questions
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.
SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES Sunday, February 9th - "The Mountain Between Us" will be
shown. The movie for February 23rd will be "I Can Only Imagine". Movie starts at 6:30 p.m.
and is free. Popcorn and pop are $1.00.
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.
WOOD CARVING – is every Monday and Thursday at 9:00 a.m. at Unit 477. If you have any
questions, please contact Harry Wallace at 715-360-5749,
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.
FEBRUARY 7-18 – PANAMA CRUISE
FEBRUARY 27 – ROMANCE BOAT, SANFORD
MARCH 19 – DISNEY’S SPIRIT OF ALOHA LUAU
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2: The MONTHLY GOLF SCRAMBLE will be held at
Pinewood/Ironwood Golf Course in Bradenton. A signup sheet is posted in the clubhouse.
The list of teams and tee times will be posted just prior to the tournament. Everyone is
welcome. New Residents – Come and join us. Please arrive at the course in plenty of time to
be ready to tee off at your listed tee time. Following the scramble, we will have dinner at
Riverview Café in Palmetto. If you have questions, please call Jerry and Jo Thielen at 941-
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8: SHRIMP FEST will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale
now; $15 per person for eating in; $12 for takeout. Only 130 eat-in tickets are available and
20 takeout tickets. Menu includes all-you-can-eat shrimp (peeled and deveined), baked
potato, cole slaw, dessert, and drinks. BYOB. Eat-in tickets are available from Rec. Bd.
officers or call Lola Berry for take-out tickets.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10: The February 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
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12: The February 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.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13: LADIES’ LUNCHEON: The February Ladies’ Luncheon will be
held at the Riverhouse Waterside Restaurant at 11:30 a.m. Wear red in celebration of love.
The price is $15 per person and must be in by February 5. Seating is limited to 50; so sign
up ASAP. Hostesses are: Karen Dierkens, Rita Fuesting, and Max McConnell. A complete
menu is listed on the bulletin board.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15: A VALENTINE PARTY will be held from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. Live
entertainment will be provided by Patsy & Majella.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17: The February BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING will begin a 9
a.m. Only TCM Shareholders may attend.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19: PANCAKE BREAKFAST: The pancake breakfast will be
from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. For more information, please contact Deanne Davis at 517-896-7524.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29: CHICKEN BAR-B-QUE will be held from 5-7 p.m. Tickets will
be $9. per person, available from Rec. Board officers after February 10th. Menu includes 1/2
chicken, potato salad, baked beans, and dessert. Iced tea and lemonade will be provided;
MARK YOUR CALENDAR: STRAWBERRY SOCIAL on March 8 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
MARCH LADIES’ LUNCHEON will be on March 5 at the Clubhouse. Please wear a St. Patrick’
s hat. There will be more information in the March Newsletter. VARIETY SHOW on March 13
LOVE & PRAYERS
Please remember the following residents in your prayers: Marlene Vogel, Unit 112;
Sandi Sikkema, Unit 134; Anne McGaha, Unit 140; Pat Griffis, Unit 160; Roy Harmon, Unit
324; Nancy Dixon, Unit 360
BOB LISCHER, UNIT 104 – was taken from a chemo session to the hospital on January 10
due to low blood numbers. It was discovered that he had MRSA. After receiving antibiotics
and blood transfusions, he returned home on January 19.
NORM KURTZ, UNIT 108 – went to the ER on January 8 and was sent home with a diagnosis
of a virus. However, he returned to the hospital the following day after test results indicated
he has a blood infection. He was transferred to Gainesville on January 20 after being told he
would need surgery to remove the heart valve he received last December. Further testing in
Gainesville indicated that the valve was not involved in the infection. He returned home on
January 26 and will receive intravenous antibiotics for 6 more weeks.
GINNY DISHON, UNIT 129 – was taken to the hospital via ambulance on January 29
experiencing breathing problems. She has received a blood transfusion and is undergoing
testing to determine her problems...
CHARLES SCHWEINSBERG, UNIT 312 – Charles’ health is steadily declining, and he has
recently been diagnosed with congestive heart failure. Gloria has asked for our prayers.
JERRY CRANCE, UNIT 351 – We extend our sympathy to the friends and family of Jerry who
passed away on January 20.
|NEWS FROM RHONDA RITTER AT THE TCM OFFICE
Phone: 941-722-8249 / FAX 941-722-9095
Before leaving for the summer please, complete your paperwork to inform the office who is
watching your home and taking care of your weeding.
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.
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INFORMATION & THANK YOUs
PARK DIRECTORY – There are no changes this month. A new directory will be
provided following the B.O.D. Annual Meeting in March. Please notify the office or the
Gonzalezs if you have a change or are new in the Park.
CALLOUT: There will be a brief callout meeting on Saturday, February 8
immediately following Coffee Hour. If you are willing to help in any way, please attend
CAUTION: Our water lines are old and fragile. Please notify the office or a Board
member if you are digging in your yard in order to locate underground lines and avoid
GRIEF SUPPORT: If anyone is interested in attending a grief support group, call
Karen Dierkens at 419-460-1860.
ON-STREET PARKING: Parking overnight on the street is prohibited. This is for
residents and their guest. You cannot park in the street overnight at any time (this
includes sidewalk and grass). Please use overflow parking.
USE OF PARK GOLF CART: If you need to use the golf cart for park business,
please go to the office for the keys.
WALKING OR BIKING AT NIGHT: All residents are being asked to be very vigilant
walking at night. There have been some problems with people wearing dark clothing
and not being able to be seen by drivers. Please remember to carry a flashlight and
wear light clothing when walking or biking after dark. We appreciate your cooperation
in this matter.
ANNUAL BAZAAR INFORMATION: A big “thank you” from the Rec. Board to
everyone who volunteered for the Bazaar. Your help makes it a great event. The total
income from the bazaar was $6564.80; after expenses: $5613.52.
Vol VI, Issue 2
TREASURER-AT-LARGE REPORT – NORM KURTZ (firstname.lastname@example.org):
We finished our 2019 financial year on budget and with a good cash flow.
A review of the financial records is underway and will be reported to Shareholders at the
next Annual Meeting.
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.