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Vol. XX, No. 29 King's Gate Club - a 55+ community, Nokomis, Florida July 26, 2008

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
7:00P Pinochle
8:00A Aerobics
8:30A Water Ex
1:00P Dup. Bridge
7:00P Billiards (L)
7:00P Cribbage
10:30A Bowling
12:00P Ceramics
8:00A Aerobics
8:30A Water Ex
1:00P Painting /Drawing
5:00P Solo's
7:00P Poker (M)
8:00A Aerobics
8:30A Water Ex
1:00P Scrabble
8:15A Coffee Social
9:00A R.T. Meeting

SOLO'S:   Thursday July 31, 2008 at Robbie's Reef on 41 at 5:00 PM.   Sign up sheet in Book and Game Room.   Any questions please call Jean Davis at 484-0393.   Let's have a good turn out.

THANK YOU:   I would like to thank all the caring people of King's Gate for the cards, calls and prayers.   You are the greatest caring people I know.   I hope to be walking and riding my bike around the park come November.       Dorothy Downs

EXPRESSION OF SYMPATHY:   Shirley Prchaska, a former resident, passed away Monday, July 21, 2008.   There are no details at this time.   Cards can be sent to her daughter, Barbara and Bill Balk, 2216 Edward Lane, Mora, Minnesota 55051.

CONDOLENCES:   We offer our sincerest condolences to the family of Marge Hufford, 314 Castle Dr. who passed away July 13th.   She leaves her daughter, Alana and son, William.   She also leaves a daughter-in-law, two grandsons and a great-grandson. Cards and remembrances may be mailed to her daughter Alana Hufford, 4175 Brittany Lane, Sarasota FL 34233.   Memorial services are pending for September.   Memorials may be sent to Venice-Nokomis United Methodist Church, 208 Palm Ave., Nokomis, FL  34275-3056 or the student exchange program AFS Intercultural Programs, 71 W. 23rd St., 17th floor, New York, NY  10010-4102.

SATURDAY MORNING TIME AND LOCATION CHANGE:   The Saturday Morning meetings will be on the KGC Patio.   The Coffee/Social will meet as usual at 8:15 a.m. and the Round Table Meeting will be at 8:45 a.m. instead of the usual time of 9:00 a.m.   This change is in effect until further notice.

NEWSLETTER CHANGE:   Send all articles for the newsletter to Jessica Prentice until August 2, 2008.   Handwritten items can be left on clip at #180 Princess Ave.   can be sent to   NO phone calls please.   Thank you.

CHANNEL 33 CHANGE:   Until further notice give all items for channel 33 to Don Richmond at 70 King Arthur Drive.   Send emails to:  Thank you.

GATE CLOSING:   The Front Gates will open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 5:00 p.m. daily.   This schedule will continue until further notice.

REMINDER:   The Clubhouse will remain closed until further notice as the floor is being cleaned and waxed.       Charles Clotfelter, General Manager

REMINDER:   KGC members and renters must register their guests including family, within three days of their arrival in the Club.       Charles Clotfelter, General Manager

TREE TRIMMING:   The tree trimmers will be here again around the last of August or beginning of September.   Prices start at $15.00.   Please sign up in the office early so we can make the "Route" for the Clean Cut Tree Service.   Please E-mail - Rich Davis at   -   P.S.   Everyone's trees need to be trimmed at this time of year for hurricane season.       Thanks, Rich

Dec. 10, 2008 (Wednesday)   -   TOMMY O   He has a wonderful voice.   His nickname is "Elvirotti" which implies his vast range from Elvis to Pavarotti.
Jan. 21, 2009 (Wednesday)   -   Pizzazz American Style, formerly Classic Pizzazz.   Brian Gurl, pianist, Lenny Ski, violinist plus a rhythm section.
Feb. 18, 2009 (Wednesday)   -   Sahib Shrine Banjo Band of Sarasota.   The Banjo Band is composed of 15 musicians with good music and comedy.   All proceeds will go to the Shrine Hospital.
March 25, 2009 (Wednesday) Cahal Dunne   -  A man with many talents.   A vocalist, pianist, comedian and much more.   If you are Irish you will love him and if you aren't you will love him anyway.

TRAVEL:   Two Specials:   Viking River Christmas Market Place cruise starting at $998.00 per person for 2008.   Beautiful way to see Germany and do your Christmas Shopping.   If interested call VIP World Travel and talk to Sue or Allan.
      Another Special:   MSC 2 nights cruise to no-where from Ft. Lauderdale to Nassau and return.   January 2-3-2009   Inside $199.00 per person and ocean view $249.00, again call VIP World Travel at 94l 377 0017.
      Shows for 2008-2009 are as follows:
November 9th, 2008 Best Little Whore House in Texas.   $62.00 per person
November 27th, 2008 White Christmas (Thanksgiving evening show) dates were previously typed wrong....cost the same price.   $65.00 as last year.  Leaving area at 4:00 PM
January 28, 2000   Singin in the Rain   $62.00 per person
March 1, 2009   All Shook Up (Tribute to Elvis)   $62.00 per person
I have scheduled 2 buses for each of the above shows, slight increase in prices since Broadway Palm and buses have increased prices, hopefully the gas will not go up any more.
      January Cruise:   January 29-February 8, 2009 Southern Caribbean Medley l0 days.
      April 2009 Cruise:   April 25-May 2nd, 2009 MSC Orchestra Bermuda Cruise.
Please book cruises through VIP World Travel, ask for Sue or Allan 94l-377-00l7 or l-800-323-7448 Nationwide.   We are available if you have any questions, please call at 94l-484-6807 or email us at   All the shows are listed as well as the cruises on the web page.
Check them out don't be left behind.       Don and Mary Lou Travel Coordinators

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