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Vol. XXIII, No. 34 King's Gate Club - a 55+ community, Nokomis, Florida August 28, 2010

NOTICE:   For information on changes to the KGC street rejuvenation schedule, as a result of rains or some other disruption, please check the business web site -

HEALTHLINE:   Jim Cook, 166 Duchess Ave, was to have lung surgery on Friday (8/27).   Please keep him in your prayers, and cards would be appreciated. Northern address:   1427 N SR 115, Wabash, IN   46992.       --Irene Bette

CONDOLENCES:   Joyce Coulter, wife of Bill Coulter, died August 17th, 2010,in a MA hospital. The Coulters were former residents of King's Gate Club, and Bill was a former president of KGC.   His address is:   600 Brooks Pond Road, Apt 207, Leominster, MA 01453.   Telephone:   978-227-5156.

The Clubhouse will be closed August 30th through September 5th and the Activities Room will be closed September 3rd - 5th for stripping and waxing the floors.   Please plan your activities accordingly.

PLEASE NOTE:   Because the Clubhouse and the Activities Room will be closed, there will be no Round Table Meeting, and no Newsletter, on September 4, 2010.

LABOR DAY:   Plans for a Pirate Treasure Hunt and Feast on Labor Day have changed because of the street rejuvenation schedule.   Tom Hicks announced last Saturday that this event will be postponed until Saturday, October 2nd, providing the streets are finished and completely cured by that time.

BLOODMOBILE will visit on Friday, September 3.   Because of the rejuvenation treatment of the streets, the bloodmobile bus will be located in the cul-de-sac outside the front gate.   Anyone who wishes to give blood and cannot get from their house to the gate, please call the office for assistance.

CELEBRATING LIFE:   Happy Birthday wishes to these residents with September birthdays!

September 2  - Ken Swanson
September 3  - Fred Bethke
September 4  - Chris Townsend
September 4  - Jean Ickes
September 5  - David Westbrook
September 8  - Ann Kellum
September 8  - Jerrine Smith
September 9  - Tom Olsen
September 9  - Ben Quirion
September 11 - Dee Hicks
September 11 - Charles Hughes
September 15 - Pat Orzechowski
September 16 - Gary Townsend
September 20 - Jeanne Winget
September 20 - Joseph Floyd
September 22 - Judy Blow
September 22 - Mary Ann Diebold
September 23 - Betty Kundrot
September 23 - Thurman Sorrell
September 24 - Anne Fisher
September 26 - Mary Jane Shelby
September 28 - Sandy McIntyre
September 28 - Lorraine Quirion
September 30 - Bill Thurston

TRAVEL SCHEDULE for 2010-2011 will be as follows:

The September 26th show should be paid for by the 11th of September.....$55.00....Thank you.

     September 26, 2010 - Matinee show,   I LOVE A PIANO.   PRICE $55.00.
This is a piano salute to America's greatest tunesmith, Irving Berlin.   The show is a nostalgic musical journey spanning seven decades of American history with more than 60 Irving Berlin songs.   This spectacular new show features these songs:   "Puttin' on the Ritz", "There's no Business, Like Show Business", "Easter Parade", "Blue Skies", "Anything You Can Do", "Steppin' Out with My Baby", "God Bless America" and more.
     November 25, 2010  - THANKSGIVING SPECIAL, in the Off Broadway Palm Theatre.   THE ANDREW'S BROTHERS.   PRICE $60.00.   The bus will load at 4:00 pm for this evening show.
It's l943 in the South Pacific, and the Andrew's sisters are scheduled to headline the big USO show.   But when a flu outbreak quarantines the girls, mistaken identities and madcap comedy takes over.   You will hear "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy", "Slow Boat to China" and "Don't Sit Under The Apple tree".
     February 27th, 2011 - Matinee show,  FLAMINGO COURT.   This show will be in the Off Broadway, Palm Theatre.   Price $55.00.   Flamingo Court is a "slice of life" that follows the inquisitive and endearing residents of a South Florida, condominium complex called Flamingo Court.   Each condo reveals a cast of characters and some funny and touching life lessons; "Sex Lives After 60", "Where There's a Will, There's a Relative" and more.  Flamingo Court is a humorous and poignant look at condominium living, zany neighbors and retirement in Florida.
     March 6, 2011 - The Unsinkable Molly Brown - Matinee show. $65.00. Bus will leave at l0 AM.
A musical comedy based on the rags-to-riches story of Molly Tobin.   Born into poverty, she married into wealth and tried in vain to be accepted into Denver's society circles.   In l912, she was ship- wrecked in the Titanic disaster and through sheer determination, took over the lifeboat and kept the men rowing until they were rescued. Songs include: "I Ain't Down Yet" and "Belly Up to the Bar, Boys".
     April l0, 2011 -  Church Basement Ladies, matinee show, Off Broadway Palm.   $55.00.   The Church Basement Ladies are back.  It's l969, the world is a changing, and the ladies of the church prepare for changes of their own below the "House of God".   While the world is dealing with Vietnam, the church basement ladies are coming to terms with pantsuits and guitars in church!   You'll laugh until your sides hurt.
     Note:   All shows at Broadway Palm Theatre include round-trip motor coach, bus drivers tip and full course buffet meal, including dessert, coffee, tea or iced tea, all gratuities (except for alcohol).
     Hard Rock Casino buses will be on the following dates:  
October 28, 2010, November 30, 2010, January 13, 2011, February 24, 2011 and March 29, 2011. (THESE DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE).
     Silver Foxes -  Venice Theatre, 3/16/2011
     Sailor Circus - Best Little Show in Town, 3/25/2011
     Southern/Eastern Caribbean cruise - January 27, 2011--February 6, 2011
Princess Cruise Lines.   60 guests already booked.   For more information, check the travel web page at and click on the Ship.   We would love to have you join us on this cruise!
     I will be glad to accept emails, but if you send an email and don't get confirmation within a few days, please send it the second time; this way I will not miss any emails.

Don and Mary Lou Richmond, Travel Coordinators   94l-484-6807
VIP World Travel, Travel Agent 94l-377-0017, or 1-800-323-7448, Toll free, nationwide.

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