Round Table
Shirley Bethke
Mary Carpenter
Sandy McIntyre
Karen Swanson

Sue Logan, Editor
News An honest man is someone you could play checkers with over the phone.

Vol. XXIII, No. 40 King's Gate Club - a 55+ community, Nokomis, Florida October 16, 2010

BINGO will begin on Tuesday October 19th at 7:00 pm.   Please bring small currency.   Everyone is welcome.       --Loretta Brian

PRAYER SHAWL GROUP:   Anyone who knits or crochets is welcome to join the Prayer Shawl Group for its first meeting of the season, in the Activity Room on Thursday, Oct. 21st at 10 AM.      ??   Call Barb Tompkins or Louise Eichenlaub.       --Barb Tompkins

LEAGUE SHUFFLEBOARD will begin on Monday, November 1, at 9:30 AM.   Everyone is welcome.   We need players.   Practice at 10 AM on Saturdays, until 11/1.       --Sandy Garver

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

BOWLING:   Congratulations to these high series' bowlers (w/hdcp).
     Tom Patricca   666
     Hank Baxter   623
     Don Fisher   614

     Lorraine Quirion   596
     Helen Tebbets   591
     Mary Carpenter   584

The results of last week's bowling are posted on the bulletin board.       --Ben Quirion

KGC BOOK CLUB:   The first meeting will be held on Monday, October 25 at 1:00 in the Book and Game Room.   Pat Cavalier will lead the discussion on Half Broke Horses, by Jeannette Walls.   This true-life novel is about the author's grandmother, who was born in 1901, in a one-room dugout in West Texas.   By age six, she was helping her father break horses.   At fifteen, she left home to teach in a frontier town -- riding five hundred miles on her Mustang pony, alone, to her job in Arizona.   She learned to drive a car and fly a plane, and, with her husband, ran a vast ranch.   This fascinating story is a journey from the turn of the twentieth century to the post-WWII era.  
    The Round Table purchased a copy of this book, which is being circulated among Book Club members and will be placed in the KGC Library after Oct. 25.   It is also available from the Public Library.   Call Venice Library (861-1330) or Jacaranda Library (861-1260), or request the book online at   A copy will be transferred from the Gulf Gate Library, where it's on the shelf, to the library of your choice.   Everyone is welcome to attend the Book Club meeting.
            --Sandy McIntyre for Betty Dowling, who is still in Pennsylvania.

RETURN RENTER:   Welcome back to Janice Roberts, who is staying at 138 Camelot Dr., until May, 2011.   She is from Southport, ME.   Phone:  207-441-2465.

I would appreciate all payments for Hard Rock, on l0/28 and Thanksgiving on 11/25.   We still have a few open seats for each of these events.

Hard Rock - 10/28.  Round trip transportation, $25 free play, $5 food coupon, driver's tip and good friendship.   We leave at 7:30; back about 3:30 PM (Plenty of time for Solo dinner).   $25.

Thanksgiving - 11/25.   Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre.   Leaving at 4PM.   Round trip transportation, excellent meal, tax, gratuity and bus driver's tip included.   We are seeing the Andrew Brothers in the OFF BROADWAY THEATRE.   CHOICE SEATS AND VERY COMFORTABLE, ONLY 17 ROWS IN THE THEATRE.   Sing up and make payments to King's Gate Club Travel.   $60.00.

Hard Rock - 12/2.   This is the casino in Tampa, same as above on l0/28.
     All the shows are listed on the web page: and click on the ship for more details on the shows.

All Around Tours is offering many trips:   I can't book every trip, so if you are interested in any of the trips listed below, please sign up now.
    Payments for these trips: checks to All Around Tours, and bring them to our travel desk.   If you have any questions, see Mary Lou, or call her at home:   484-6807.

The Rockettes' Christmas Spectacular - Saturday Nov., 20, at Barbara Mann Theatre in Ft. Myers.   Orchestra seating, and lunch at the Golden Coral.   $138.00 per person.

Andre Rieu - December l0.   Admission to St. Pete Times Forum: dinner before the show at the Colonnade.   Excellent seats.   $154.00 per person.

Forever Plaid -Thursday, January l3. Lunch at Ruth Eckerd (box lunch and show).  & $45.00.

Glen Miller Orchestra -  January l6.   Lunch at Ruth Eckerd (box lunch and show).   $45.00.

Rat Pack is Back -   March 13, 2011.   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 all the details.

Reminder - Eastern Caribbean Cruise on January 27- Feb.6, 2011:   We still have room for you.   Final payments due by November 13th.   Document Party: Jan. 7th, 2011.   Mark your calendars

Medical Forms:   If you need to update your medical forms, please pick up a new blank form, and return it to me in a sealed envelope.   We would appreciate a form for all travelers, in case of emergency.

Don and Mary Lou Richmond, Travel Coordinators:   94l-484-6807
John and Sandy Eade, Travel Partners:   941- 484-4440.


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