Hammock Estates Monday Morning Coffee Hour

March 12

President Ed Layher opened today’s coffee hour, March 12, 2017, with a humorous story. Countdown showed there were 102 present, and there were two winners for the guessing game. Bill French distributed $12.25 each to Annie Miller and Dolores Kelly.
Birthdays were honored today for Mary Little, Dick Asmussen, Bill Gardner, Ralph George, Pat Brevoort, Pat Moody, Cynde Kochensparger and Don Madden. An anniversary was recognized for Rick and Mary Motsinger.
Leaving the park this week will be Dave and Carol Taylor, Bill and Kathy Gardner,and Rick Motsinger. Hope they have a good time back in their Northern homes.
Visitors this week are Carolyn and Phil Manning’s daughter with her fiance’ for this week. Enjoy the warmth, folks.
Bingo winner this past week was Virginia Krou. Shuffle winner for Tuesday was Claude Belton. Friday’s winners were Pat Thelen and Carol Danzer.
Don’t forget to come play Bunco tomorrow (Tuesday). Bring your dollar and make sure you sign up.
Pinochle winner last week was Ron DeGraaff and Euchre winner was Dick Thelen.
BlueGrass had 110 people there last week, probably the peak for this year, since our snow-birds are starting to fly north.
Make sure you attend the ROC meeting Thursday at 1:00, if at all possible. The rental rates will be discussed and clarified.
Tomorrow night (Tuesday) is the music concert by the California Toe Jam. Set up of chairs will begin at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday morning. Helpers are always gratefully accepted. Doors will open at 6:00 and concert will begin at 7:00. We will have a full house, so come early. It is a first come, first served on seats. No saving of seats, please!
There will be a St. Patrick’s dance on Saturday @ 6:00 p.m. at Penny and Bob Bishop’s house on John L. St. Please bring a lawn chair for yourself. Jim Stebleton will bring his music.
Pizza will be served Thursday at 5:00 and the list is already down for that event.
Bud and Betty Pfeiffer’s mixer will be held on Wed. at 4:00-5:30. Please bring your chair and any favorite beverage.
Please sign up for the Easter dinner, April 1@ 5:00 p.m. with your choice of food to bring, so that the committee will be prepared for the meal. Ham will be cooked and served by the committee,.
Thanks go out to Ron and Pat Winters, Jerry and Diana Green and Carol and Dave Taylor for the doughnuts for today’s meeting. Bob Helmstadter served as our mike runner. The committee, under the direction of Rick Motsinger, was thanked for a delicious Fish Fry on Saturday night. Nobody went home hungry!
Nancy Thompson reminded residents of the list of preparations for closing up their residences for the summer before they leave. There is also a list of hurricane preparations which are available in all houses, should the need arise. We hope and pray that this will not be put into use this year. We had enough with Irma!
The 50-50 drawing went to Carol Danzer, who took home $43 today.
Wayne Voight gave a true humorous anecdote about big snow in Michigan several years ago.
There is also a list of available lawn care personnel if anyone is in need of that service. See Nancy in the office for this information. Nancy also reminded people to clean out their flower beds of annual plants and use Preen on the beds to prevent weed growth during the summer.
Until next time–TATA!