Round Table
Sandy McIntyre, Editor
Shirley Bethke
Arthur Carlson
News If we were meant to talk more and listen less, we'd have two mouths and one ear.

Vol. XVI, No. 44 King's Gate Club - a 55+ community, Nokomis, Florida November 8, 2003

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
7:00P Pinochle
7:00P Ladies Billiard Practice
Attend Church of your choice
9:00A Poker (1 Eyed Jack)
9:30A Water Ex
9:30A Shuffleboard
11:15A Mvmt for Health
1:00P Bridge (D)
7:00P Billiards (L)
7:00P Cribbage
7:00P Bridge (C/P)
9:00A Line Dancing (Adv)
9:00A Horseshoes
12:00P Bowling
12:30P Ceramics
3:45P Yoga
7:00P Bingo
Veterans' Day
9:00A RT Exec Comm
9:00A Golf (L)
9:30A Water Ex
11:15A Mvmt for Health
12:00P Golf (M)
1:00P Bridge (C)
7:00P Poker (L)
7:00P Poker
7:30P Movie
9:00A Line Dancing (Beg)
9:00A Poker (1 Eyed Jack)
10:00A Bible
12:00P Thrift Shop Style Show
12:30P Crafts
7:00P Dominos
7:00P Poker
7:00P Billiards (M)
Branson Christmas Show Trip
9:00A Horseshoes
9:30A Water Ex
10:30A Computer - Digital Photo
1:00P Scrabble
1:00P Veterans Meeting
7:00P Euchre
8:15A Coffee
9:00A RT Meeting
10:00A Christmas Boutique

The Calendar above was copied from the November Online Calendar available at Anne Guba in the KGC Office maintains the Online Calendar. Please notify her of schedule changes so the monthly and weekly calendars reflect what's actually happening.

HEALTHLINE:   Since October 17, Lydia Johnson has been improving daily after having cervical neck surgery to relieve severe flattening of her spinal cord.   Cards may be sent to Lydia at 64 King Arthur Dr. Please give Healthline news to Ellie Lambiotte, 181 Princess Avenue, 486-1749.

CONDOLENCES:   Our sincere sympathy to Jim Veverka on the death of his wife, Carol, on Friday, Oct. 31st, in Wisconsin.  Carol had been a resident of King's Gate Club since 1979.  She was an avid card player and organized the Wednesday afternoon Bridge group that she chaired for over 20 years.  Carol attended most club events and always worked on the annual Fair selling 50/50 tickets.    Cards may be sent to Jim at the northern address in the KGC Telephone Directory.  

OHIO LUNCHEON:   Thurs. Nov. 20th, 11:30 a.m. at New Century Buffet at the Sarasota Square Mall, next to Sears, Great variety of food, coffee, tea, soda, tax and tip, $8.50 per person, NO COUPONS.  All new Ohio residents are most welcome, come join us and meet other Ohioans.  Sign-up sheet in hall, wear name tags.  Any questions please call Mary Lou 484-6807.

LADIES' LUNCHEON AND RE-SALE FASHION SHOW by Yesterday's Memories at the KGC Clubhouse on Thurs., Nov. 13, at 12:00.  Buffet lunch by Affordable Custom Catering.  Everything furnished.  Lots of door prizes.  Queen to be chosen.  Tickets still on sale this morning for $10.00 each.  Questions?                --- Call Joann Lemonds, 484-7692

HORSE RACE PIZZA PARTY - TONIGHT!   It's racing time again.  Be sure to bring your quarters.  The bookies are ready, the horses are ready, hope to see you all there at 5:00 PM.                  --- Shirley and Bob Froehlich

ATTENTION ALL VETERANS AND SPOUSES:   Mr. Greg Worth and Mr. Terry Acton, Veterans Service Officers for Sarasota County, will be at KGC Clubhouse on Friday, Nov. 14th at 1;00 PM to conduct a question and answer meeting.  Please plan to attend.  I would appreciate a Big Turn Out.                       --- Vince Caudy, Chairperson, 486-0725

SOLO CLUB:   King's Gate Solo Club (one more time) meeting on Thurs., Nov. 20th, 5:00 PM at Waterfrontooo, 2205 N. Tamiami Trail, Nokomis.  "Sunset Specials" until 5:30 PM.  Please sign up and ask a solo friend to come with you.  Wear your name tag.  Any questions or need a ride, call Dick Bartlett, 485-1039.

MOVEMENT FOR HEALTH is for men and women on Mondays and Wednesdays at 11:15 AM in the Clubhouse.  Exercises (to music) are for stretching, balance, and flexibility.  "Motion is a Lotion."                    --- Gigi Conway

THANKSGIVING DINNER:   Tickets now on sale for $7.00 each for turkey and trimmings.  Need volunteer decorators, table hosts, kitchen and cleanup help.      Call Ernie and Judy Auerbach at  488-0968, 49 King Arthur.

LADIES:   Sign up for Wednesday afternoon bridge starting this Wednesday at 1:00 PM.  All levels of bridge.
                           --- Doris Dupler, 488-0830

"TOYS FOR TOTS" CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON:   Tickets going on sale next Saturday.  Going to be held at the Landmark on Fri., Dec. 5th at $15.00 each.  Room capacity for 100.  Don't wait and be disappointed.  Get your ticket early.              --- Loretta Brian and Ellie Lambiotte

NEW YEAR'S EVE:   New Year's Eve Party tickets are available today.  We have a limit of 160 tickets, so get your group together, and buy early.  Tickets are $25.00 per person.             Thank you,    Ben & Lorraine Quirion

KGC TRAVEL has scheduled Sunday matinee shows at the "Broadway Palm Dinner Theater " in Ft. Myers.  Bus round trip, buffet luncheon, show, taxes and tips - $52 each.  Please book before deadline.

Please review literature on the bulletin board, roundie, and notebooks for details on all travel.  Select from many Happy Heart Tours and make your booking with Nip Barker at 485-9308. Visit our web site:              --- Nip Barker

GUIDE DOGS:   "Open House" at Southeastern Guide Dogs in Palmetto, Sunday, Nov 9, 2003 - 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  Limited food items are available.  This is a Round Table charity.  Get a carload and visit. This is your opportunity to see the Dogs in training and tour the complete facility. Literature, with map, at Bulletin Board.  Make any monetary donations to Nip to get KGC credit.                --- Nip Barker

NOKOMIS VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT (NVFD):   Many of you have joined and donated to the NVFD.  I will be at the Saturday morning social hour to answer questions and accept any donations.  This years dues are $55.00.  Please join.  We need your help.            --- Tom Conway

FLAG ETIQUETTE:   For those who have flags on display that can be lowered and raised…..On Tues., Nov. 11th, Veterans Day, the American Flag may be flown at Half Mast from 8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon.  This honors all our deceased Veterans.            --- Vince Caudy

LETTER FROM CAROL VEVERKA RECEIVED NOV. 1:   Please put in the Newsletter that many do not know that all Campbell's labels have been saved in a box provided in the back of the hall.  These labels benefit the schools.  I've been taking them to the Laurel-Nokomis School each Fall when I return and then again in May.  Also, please inform any Card Chairman who needs pencils and signup tablets to see Eleanor Barth as I have given any extras I had on hand to her.

SHUFFLEBOARD SCHEDULE:   The 2003-2004 Shuffleboard season starts Monday, November 10, at 9:30 AM.  Team captains will deliver the schedule prior to the first day of play.  The Shuffleboard chairpersons are Tom Patricca, Ralph Garver, Sandy Garver, and Rich Davis.


High Games
High Series
Tom Patricca
255 - WOW!
Lou Herbert
Rod See
Helen Tebbets
Judy Skowron
Bill Thurston

New bowlers are welcome.  All subs can bowl every week.             --- Don Fisher

FORMER RESIDENT NEWS:  Jean Murphy, wife of William Murphy formerly of 210 Castle Drive (1986 - 1991), passed away October 13 in Leesburg, Florida.

ONCE UPON A TIME AT KING'S GATE:  Sincere thanks to Don Moriarty for this wonderful series.  Many of you have told me (and hopefully you have told Don also) that you thoroughly enjoyed reading these articles.    You can look forward to more King's Gate history next summer.             --- Sandy McIntyre

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