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Shirley Bethke
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Vol. XVI, No. 45 King's Gate Club - a 55+ community, Nokomis, Florida November 15, 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
9:00A BOD Meeting
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 Dr. John Laporta Quartet
9:00A Line Dancing (Beg)
9:00A Poker (1 Eyed Jack)
10:00A Bible
11:30A Ohio Luncheon
12:30P Crafts
4:00P Jetty Picnic
5:00P Solo Club
7:00P Dominos
7:00P Poker
7:00P Billiards (M)
9:00A Horseshoes
9:30A Water Ex
10:30A Computer - Digital Photo
1:00P Scrabble
7:00P Euchre
8:15A Coffee
9:00A RT Meeting

CHAIRPERSONS AND ACTIVITY PLANNERS:   Please notify Anne Guba in the KGC Office of Calendar corrections.   The Calendar above was copied from the November Online Calendar available at   If everyone will keep Anne informed of changes, this weekly calendar and the online monthly calendar will reflect changes that occur after the paper calendar is printed and distributed.              --- Sandy McIntyre

HEALTHLINE:   Ada Alakna is recuperating from her broken hip and surgery at Venice Rehab Center.  Please send cards to 321 Castle Dr., and Joan Andrews will take them to Ada.  Please give Healthline news to Ellie Lambiotte, 181 Princess Avenue, 486-1749.

ENTERTAINMENT:   Get your tickets today for this Wed., Nov. 19th, at 7:30.  The Laporta Quartet will have you tapping your toes and humming the tunes!  Don't miss it.  Season tickets to all 5 shows this year $25.00 + $2.50 tax.  Individual tickets here today and at the door $6.00 + $.50 tax.

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.

JETTY PICNIC:   The next Jetty picnic will be Thurs., Nov. 20, at the North Jetty.  Bring a dish to pass, your beverage, dinner service and come on down to the jetty.  Gather and social time 4:00 PM, eat at 5 PM .  Hope to see you.

---  Claire Becker and Gloria  Carey

SOLO CLUB:   King's Gate Solo Club (one more time) meeting on Thurs., Nov. 20th, 5:00 PM at Waterfrontoo, 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.

"TOYS FOR TOTS" CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON:   Tickets are on sale TODAY.  Luncheon will 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:   Tickets for New Year's Eve will be available until the limit of 160 tickets are sold.  Tickets are $25.00 per person.  So come and enjoy the dance, delicious hors d'oeuvres and the continental breakfast after midnight.             ---  Ben & Lorraine Quirion

THANKS:   We want to thank everyone for their prayers, good wishes, and cards sent to me after my partial knee replacement.  We also thank so many of our friends that prepared delicious meals and cookies for us.  This is truly a beautiful place to live.            --- Marge Havey

BOOK CLUB:   This month we're reading No Ordinary Time:  Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt:  The Home Front in World War II by Doris Kearns Goodwin.  We will meet on Mon., Dec. 1st, at 1:00 PM in the Library.  All are welcome.  If you need a copy of the book, call Betty Dowling at 484-1539.

HAIL TO THE QUEEN:   Gloria Carey was crowned KGC Queen at the Ladies Luncheon and Re-Sale Shop Fashion Show on Thurs., Nov. 13, in our Clubhouse.  Three other models were drawn as Queen Runner Ups:  1st - Fran Yaros, 2nd - Linda MacMillan, 3rd - Joan Potts.  Other models were Irene Bette, Loretta Brian (last year's KGC Queen), Dee Hicks, Joann Lemonds, Betty McDonald, and Inez Mercer.  The models' outfits were from Yesterday's Memories, 208 W. Miami Ave., Venice.  Thanks to Joann Lemonds who was Chairman and Mistress of Ceremonies for this fun event.  A delicious lunch by Affordable Catering was served to 175 attendees.  The Committee was Patty Ray, Loretta Brian, and Lucille Anderson.  Others who helped were:   Ellie Lambiotte (Blessing), Irene Bette (Pledge of Allegiance, "Let There be Peace"), Gwen Aldridge (Piano), Loretta Brian (Table Decorations), Gerry Coleman and Judy Spears (Ticket Sales), Charlene Joyce and Judy Leight (Beverage Servers), Marion Gladkowski (Program Set-Up), Ginny Ewing and Ann Kellum (Dressing Room Attendants), Wayne Anderson (Video), Chuck McIntyre (Digital Photos), Mary Jane Christopherson and the Committee (Clean-Up).  Thanks to Joann and everyone else who helped to provide the numerous door prizes for attendees and the lovely gifts for the Queen and her Court.

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

LIBRARY NOTES:   We now have a place to store our puzzles.  When contributing puzzles, would you please secure the box lid with tape (or whatever) so pieces won't be lost.  If you have a puzzle with a piece or two missing, mark the location(s) with missing pieces on the box photo and write "1 or 2 missing" on the back.         Thank you, Lois, Marge, and Ann


High Games
High Series
Bill Thurston
John Schleicher
Jane Bonyai

SHUFFLEBOARD………………………November 10, 2003:

Position   Team   Won Lost
1 6 12.5 5.5
2 1 11 7
3 3 10 8
4 4 9 9 Tie
4 8 9 9 Tie
5 7 8 10
6 5 7 11
7 2 5.5 12.5

FORMER RESIDENT NEWS:    Mary Hattman, formerly of 298 Avenue of Dukes, passed away on Sunday, October 19th.   Cards may be sent to her sons, Charles and Henry Hattman, 9 Stephen Dr., Ocean View, NJ 08230.

KGC TELEPHONE DIRECTORY CORRECTIONS:   If your northern address or phone number changes, please give the corrected information to Anne Guba in the KGC Office.   Sandy McIntyre will obtain the information for the Telephone Directory from the Office database.  It is not necessary to give directory changes directly to Sandy.  

YOGA:   From 3:45 - 4:45 PM on Tuesday, the hall is RESERVED for Yoga. If you enter the Hall during that time, please do so quietly. Your cooperation will be appreciated.     Thank you, Jean Ickes

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