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Vol. XX, No. 37 King's Gate Club - a 55+ community, Nokomis, Florida September 25, 2010

HEALTHLINE:   Ruth Grimaldi, 20 Castle Drive, is in Venice Hospital due to a fall when getting out of a car, on Monday evening.   She had emergency surgery for head injuries and will be in the hospital until Monday.   Prayers and cards would be appreciated.       --Irene Bette

ATTENTION all tennis players:   Sign up sheets are up for the first week in October.   Please sign up!!!   The sheets will be picked up on Saturday October 2 for the following week.   Questions:   483-1848.       --Marion Gladkowski

BOWLING - Season 2010 - 2011:   The teams are made and posted on the bulletin board, with a sign up sheet for the new bowlers.   League bowling starts on Tuesday, October 12, 2010.  For more information, call Ben Quirion at 484-3134.

FLU SHOTS will be given on November 13, 2010 from 2 - 3 PM, in the KGC Hall.   Sign up sheet will be posted in October.       --Eleanor Gregory

REMINDER!   The new street surface will need 30 days to fully cure.   Until mid October, do not wash your house, your driveway or your car in the driveway.   Detergents or other chemicals can damage the new surface, if it has not fully cured.   If you have any questions, please call the office.

THANKS:   Today we want to thank Wren McMains for his work as Webmaster of the KGC website.   He keeps the information current.   We all kind of take this work for granted, but we make good use of the information.   Thanks Wren, for all the work you do.   (Also want to add that it was Wren who had the original idea for the King's Gate Realty Company, which is a real benefit to the Club.)       --Shirley Bethke

Are You Ready to Party?   Our annual Pirate Scavenger Hunt is on for Oct 2nd.   You are cordially invited to go on a Pirate Scavenger Hunt, at 3 PM, Sat., Oct 2nd.   Tickets will be on sale today, Sat. the 25th, for $5 P/P.   Pirates, and their wenches, will go out on the hunt in groups of 4, using golf carts.   The hunt will include the Park and the Club. There will be cash prizes for the Pirates and wenches who display the most authentic regalia.   A scavenger list of twenty rhymes, or sayings, will help you find all of the answers to the riddles.  
      Return to the ship at 5 PM, to count up all of your scores for prizes:   1st - $15; 2nd - $10; 3rd - $5.   Yo Ho Maties: come and enjoy a bottle of Rum with us, at Happy Hour - BYOB.
      6 PM:  Enjoy our favorite Fried Chicken dinner with baked beans, cole-slaw & rolls.   Bring along one of your special dishes to share with your fellow Pirateers.  
      7 PM: Stay around a while, and dance up a storm on the decks.       --Tom and Martha Hicks

TRAVEL:

Travel Schedule is posted on the web page, www.kgc.cc and click on the ship.

Hard Rock on l0/28/2010, $25.00; you can bring a friend.  Payments would be appreciated within the next week.

Hard Rock - Note change of date -  December 2, 2010, a THURSDAY.  $25.00.

SAILOR CIRCUS - Note change of date:   Friday, April 1st, 2011.

Church Basement Ladies:  April 10, 2011; wait list only.

All Around Tours is offering many trips; I can't book every trip.  I have space reserved for the following:

The Rockettes Christmas Spectacular:   Saturday, November 20th, at Barbara Mann Theatre in Ft. Myers.  Orchestra Seating and lunch at the Golden Coral.  $138.00 per person.

Andre Rieu:   December 10th, 20l0.  Admission to St. Pete Times Forum; dinner, after the show, at the Colonnade.  Excellent Seats....$154.00 per person.

Forever Plaid: Thurs., Jan.13th, 2011.  Lunch at Ruth Eckerd (box lunch and show).  $45.00.

Glenn Miller Orchestra:  Jan.16, 2011. Lunch at Ruth Eckerd (box lunch and show). $45.00.

Rat Pack is Back:       March 13, 2011, at Ruth Eckerd, with dinner at the Colonnade.  $99.00.

      If you are interested in the above shows...I have space available.   Please book with me, and I will give you the details....

REMINDER:   January cruise - January 27 - February 6, 2011.   We still have room for you.   Final payments are due for this trip on November 13, 2010.

Note:   We work with VIP World Travel.   If you have any travel needs, we would appreciate it, if you checking prices with them, before booking your trips. Call 941-377-0017 or toll free, nationwide:  

MEDICAL FORMS:       If you need to update your medical forms, please pick up a new blank form.   We like to carry a sealed form on each and every traveler, in case of emergency.

      Don and Mary Lou Richmond, Travel Coordinators  94l-484-6807.
      John and Sandy Eade, Travel Partners 484-4440.


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