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Dee Hicks
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Vol. XX, No. 19 King's Gate Club - a 55+ community, Nokomis, Florida May 17, 2008

CONDOLENCES:   Our deepest sympathy to the family of Ellie Lambiotte, 181 Princess Ave. who passed away on Saturday May 10, 2008.   She leaves her beloved husband Don of 59 years and her children Donald of Charlotte NC, Diane of Fairmont WV, and Denise of Manteo NC.   She also leaves her grandson Jeffrey of Fairmont WV.   Ellie and Don have lived at KGC since 1994.   Miss Ellie as many called her served as chairman of many KGC events.   She was the "pie lady" for the fair many, many years.   She always volunteered to help wherever it was needed.   She loved everybody and her home was open to anyone and she loved KGC especially the pool.   The Southeastern Guide Dogs were dear to her heart.   Her beautiful smile and her loving ways will be missed.   Memorial services were held at the Clubhouse.   Future services will be held in Fairmont WV at a later date.   Memorials may be made to the Southeastern Guide Dogs, Inc. 4210  77th St.  Palmetto FL 34221.

THANK YOU:   The family of Ellie Lambiotte wishes to thank everyone for the telephone calls, cards, food, prayers, visits and support during this difficult time.   The memorial services were just beautiful and will forever be in our hearts.   King's Gate Club is a beautiful place to live and is a bit of Paradise.   Thank you again.   Don, Donnie, Diane, Denise, and Jeff

MEMORIAL DAY:   We will have a Memorial Day Picnic - Potluck Dinner on May 26th at 5:30 p.m.   Tickets are on sale today May 17.   Cost is $3.00 per person.       ---Jim Purkey

NEW OWNERS:   Welcome to the following new owners:
Gary and Irene Pitt who purchased 323 King Arthur Court.   They are from West Bloomfield NY.
Ron Weaver - Giesla Brinkman who purchased 33 Castle Drive.  They are from Hemet CA.
We hope you enjoy many happy years at KGC!

DONUT LADY:   Helen Tebbets, 216 Princess Ave. is the Donut Lady effective May 20, 2008 as I am returning north for the summer.   Have a great and safe summer and see you all in early fall.      ---Rae Burmaster

HEALTHLINE:   Effective May 20, 2008 please send all Healthline items or any concerns to Dee Hicks, 45 King Arthur Dr. until I return in early fall.       ---Rae Burmaster

THANK YOU to everyone who helped and donated cookies etc. for all the memorial services.   What a great place to live.       ---Rae Burmaster

VIDEO ROOM:   New this week:   DVD - P.S. I Love       ---Jean Ickes

FOLLOW UP to my information on the Shingle Shot.   The phone number for Venice-Sarasota County Health Dept. is 941-861-3300 - Address:   7820 S Tamiami Trail, Venice FL.   From my house to Clinic is 14 miles.   Go South on U.S.41 approximately 13 miles.   There is a sign on right hand side of road.   Turn Right and go back one more mile.   You MUST call to make an appointment.   Cost is $168.93 - They accept Visa and Master card.   We all are aware that if you go to your Doctor they charge $250.00 ...so put the $81.07 savings in your pocket, not your Doctor pocket.       ---Jean Ickes

TRAVEL:   Shows for 2008-2009 have been announced but dates are not confirmed.   If interested fill out a form or email us for what you would like.   Many have already signed up.
November 2008 - Best Little Whore House in Texas
Thanksgiving 2008 - White Christmas
January 2009 - Singin in the rain
March 2009 - All Shook Up

Get your name on the list.   Email: email:   Don and Mary Lou

Holiday Branson MO shows December 5 - 9th 2008 through Happy Heart Tours, 5 days and 4 nights.
Seven Spectacular Holiday Productions including the newest show in Town "Noah the Musical and Festival of Lights Tour".   Andy Williams   Christmas on Broadway, Yakov Smirhoff, Tony Orlando with the Lennon sisters, Shoji Tabuci and Bobby Vinton.   Round trip on American Airlines, pick up at your door, 4 nights deluxe accommodations Savannah House Inn of Branson, Local Branson Area Guided Tour, 8 meals including 4 served dinners   4 breakfast.   $1499 twin per person, $1449 triple per person and $1649 per person for single.   EARLY RESERVATIONS WILL GET $100.00   DISCOUNT PER PERSON (FIRST TEN), NEXT TEN $50.00 DISCOUNT OFF FINAL PAYMENT

January Cruise January 29 - February 08, 2009 Southern Caribbean Medley 10 days.   Book through VIP World Travel 941-377-0017 or 1-800-323-7448 just tell them you're from Kings Gate Club.   Everyone welcome and have your friends join us.

Bermuda April 25 - May 2, 2009, MSC Orchestra again book through VIP, information above.

We can always be contacted by phone or email if we are away, we pick up our calls on a regular basis.
Call 941-484-6807 and leave a message or email: email:   Don and Mary Lou
      ---Don and Mary Lou Travel Coordinators


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