December 7th Wednesday Morning News


Cathy Chapin opened the meeting.

There are 454 residents as of today.

Prayer was offered by Chuck Cullett.

Happy Birthday was sung to Lee Clement – He proudly wore his chef’s hat.

Pancake Breakfast cooked by Lee Clement and Paul Wilson.  Thank you.

Cathy complimented the volunteers who decorated for the Holidays.  They look great.

Wi-Fi –  Cathy discussed the Wi-Fi issues.  Rick has spoken to CORE and they are contacting the manufacturer.  She asked that you do not call AT&T as they are not the problem.

Mail Room –  Volunteers are needed to assist with holiday mail.  Contact Sheryl Craft.  Please come to the Mail Room to pick up packages.

Anita King gave the following report:

Did you know?

Winter ranch RV Resort is a great place to call home.  Our residents are active in the community serving as Ambassadors  to promote the Rio Grande Valley.  Each year they contribute to many charities in the area.

Some of their 2016 contributions are:

Filling 150 Christmas stockings for children in need.

Donating 181 quilts to Easter Seals kids.

Donated 125 crocheted scarves to Special Olympics children in Austin, TX

First responders – a trained volunteer is on duty each day to answer calls.

Active supporters of arise and barrio projects.

Donates over 200 beds for families in Mexico – wooden framed beds are made by                 our residents.


Thank you for attending our first dance.  Betty Humke was the winner of the $50 cash prize.

Round up – Carlos entertained over 80 attendees.

Next week –Round Up – December 13th –  Ugly Sweater Contest and Dress Like an Elf contest, games, prizes, fun.

Calendar changes

Dec. 22 – Jeff Gordon Christmas Show – Enjoy this Branson Performer

Food Safety Classes are held weekly.  Check the bulletin board for dates and sign up to take the class.

Sew for fun begins today at 12:30 bring Christmas fabric and sewing supplies

Ladies luncheon –   Dec. 12th Bus leaves at 11:15.  Please put a “B” next to your name if riding the bus.  We will take 2 buses and you will be ordering off the menu. Dec 12

No line dancing today.

Dog races on Friday night –  we have 2 buses available.  Please sign up

Christmas Lighting Contest  – Please sign up.  See bulletin board.

Children’s names on the tree –  Please purchase a $10 gift, wrap it, and bring to the Park Meeting on December 21st.

New Year’s Eve tickets are available for purchase in the Activity Office.

Jewelry making will be every Friday FHE from 1 to 3 pm.

Bridge – Teach and practice will be at 1 pm Wednesday and Thursday in the FH.

Woodshop meeting will be held after the Park Meeting today.

Golf – Connie Webb announced the Ladies Golf sign up.

Activity Wish List –

A 50” flat screen tv for the FH to stream activities on.

2 Electric griddle

1   11” X 17”  glass baking dish

Sandwich Boards for advertising events at the Hall.

New Building Fund –  A fund raising committee will be formed with representatives from the groups involved.


Anita and Lee King, Activity Directors

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