Wednesday Morning Meeting Minutes – March 1, 2017


Number of Residents today are 706.

Round Dancers were dancing to the Cuer before the meeting began.  Lessons will be available next season.

Cathy Chapin called the meeting to order.  Prayer was offered by Marlene Miska followed by the Pledge of Allegience.

Please order your mailing labels for the Mail Room before you leave.

Lions Club Eyeglass and Hearing Aid collection box is located in the Small Hall.  The Lions Club has picked up donations this week.  Please continue to donate before you leave or when you return.

Alamo Parade – Saturday, March 4th at 11 am.  Please be a part of the parade.  The theme is Hawaiian.

Winter Ranch Advisory Board –  Cathy introduced the outgoing members, Dave Knicker and Paul Wilson and thanked them for serving.   The 2017-2018 Board Members are Jim Thomas, Wood Shop; Marge Janke, Quilter;, Barb Steenrod, Kitchen; Lee Clement, Arts and Crafts;  Charlie Vaughn, Indoor/Outdoor Sports, Judy Gray, WR Ministeries, and Ron Doerschug, Member at Large.

Herman Baughman was celebrating their Diamond Anniversary.  He presented Virginia with a Stained glass 60th Anniversary plaque.

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Monday, March 6th, 2017 –               For Yearly and 6+

Tuesday, March 7th , 2017 –             Will be here 6 months

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 –         Will be here 5 months

Thursday, March 9th, 2017 –            Will be here 4 months

Friday, March 10th, 2017 –               Will be here 2 or 3 months


Activity Department –

Lee King announced the Kings will be returning next season.

Thursday, March 2nd –  The chairs will be set up for the Choir Concert about 9 am.  The Hall will be closed from 12:30 noon until 6 pm.   Doors will open at 6 pm for seating.  Concert begins at 7 p.m.     The Choir Concert will be a “Tribute to Veterans”. 

March Happenings As we wind down for the season.  Lee and I want to thank everyone who has participated in activities, volunteered, and supported the Activity Department this season.  We are busy making plans for new entertainment, dances, and tours for the next season.

Chuckwagon – Menu will be posted weekly for the month of March on the White Boards.

Recipes –  Please begin sharing your best recipes with us before you go or when you are roaming around this summer.  I want to begin making the new cookbook this fall.

Choir Concert – Thursday, March 2nd at 7 pm –  A Tribute to Veterans

Dance to Pelican West – Friday, March 3rd at 7 pm  – They play a variety of music and the sound is not so loud.

Sagebrush Sidekick – Sunday, March 5 at 5 pm –  Dinner Theater (tickets required)                             Tuesday, March 7 at 2 pm – Matinee  $5

Poker Run – Thursday, March 9th at 2 pm –  Sign up in Activity office  $3

Beards in Bras – A comedy Show by our Winter Ranch Guys – 7 pm March 10th Tickets $5 in Activity Office

Show and Tell –  1:30 – 3:30  Sunday, March 12th – Please remember to bring your creations from each activity for display.

Wellness Clinic –  March 13th 7 am – Library

Air Museum Tour at Brownsville Air Port – March 13th and 20th.   $3 Tickets at Activity office.

Craft Show – Tuesday, March 14th  8 am – noon

Park Meeting – Olympic T-Shirts to be worn for photo op

Bean Bag Baseball – Thursday, March 16th 2 pm –  Let’s have 2 teams from WR

Volunteer Appreciation –   March 16th 3 pm  Coke or Root Beer Floats compliments of Activity Department.

St. Patrick’s Day – March 17th –  3:30 pm Golf Cart Parade with Trophy Gardens.

Texas Wheels – March 18th 7 pm – Please plan to attend and enjoy this great band. We will increase the size of the dance floor to allow for Line Dancing as well as Country Western Dancing.  Tickets are $5

Texas Wheels – March 28th 7 pm  We will increase the size of the dance floor for line dancing.  $5 Tickets


ICE SCOOPS are missing from the kitchen.  One large plastic red one and 2 small metal ones.  If you have mistakenly picked these up with your coolers or items, please return them to the kitchen.

Our inventory of turquoise aprons has decreased by 50%.   Please return them to the kitchen. 

NEXT YEAR –   Please remember to bring items for the Auction.


Anita and Lee King, Activity Directors

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