December 9, 2019
Vice President Lon Childress opened the Monday Morning Coffee Meeting with 78 present. Edgar Williams provided the opener. Returnees to the park this week are Don Guy, Dave and Carol Taylor and Jerry McLennan.
Lynette Pickup gave the birthday wishes this week to Bert Centers, John Weber and Marian Yoder. The only anniversary celebrated this week is Rod & Karen Potter (57 years).
Carol Parker gave the sunshine report, Christmas cards are going around for Jack Fitzgerald and Lyla Kuczynski for everyone to sign. Just to let them know we are still thinking of them. Pat Butts has infection in her valve. She has to have an operation to fix this and have a new Valve. She has been having other issues also with her kidneys and her diabetes. Card is being signed and mailed. Keep her in your prayers.
Reminder that there is bingo tonight and games night on Tuesdays and Fridays. Volunteers are needed to sign up for callers and runners. Bluegrass is on Wednesday’s at 1:00 PM, Cornhole is at 9:00 AM on Thursdays. Bunko is on Tuesdays at 1:00 and Pinochle on Wednesdays.
Game winners last week were: Claude Funk at Pinochle; Judy Fahl won the Hot Ball playoff at Bingo for $23; Pam Myers won Euchre; Carol Danzer won Cornhole; and, Pam Myers won Shuffleboard on Tuesday with Chuck Danzer winning on Friday.
Rick Motzinger reminded us of the Men’s Breakfast this coming Saturday. Be sure to sign up for the sausage, pancakes and eggs breakfast. Also, be sure the landscape dumpster is not over-full. The company will not pick it up if overflowing.
Mary Funk announced the annual Christmas parade will be on December 21, with cookies, ice cream and a gift exchange to follow. If you wish to participate in the gift exchange, please bring a wrapped gift of $10 value.
The Christmas Dinner will be at 2:00 on December 25. The menus will now be turkey and ham.
The park will be taking part in the annual food drive at Christmas time. Anyone not here may donate cash and she will do the shopping for needed items. Please have all donations turned in by December 15th.
Lynne Brewer announced the park will be having a sing-along for Christmas on December 10th at 7:00 PM. Any singers and/or musicians wanting to take part are encouraged to sign up. Also asking for volunteers to bring cookies.
The 50/50 winner was Don Guy for $34 and the winners for the guessing game was Rod Potter and Ann Miller for $4.75 each. The raffle for the insulated bags was won by Ann Miller.
Kat Hazelett announced there will be a birthday party this Saturday at 2:00 PM for all December birthdays. Beginning in January the monthly birthday party will be held on the 1st Saturday of the month at 2:00 PM. So far there are 6 volunteers working on the party committee but more are welcome!
A new telephone directory for the park is in the works. Please see Judy or Linda to verify your numbers and update changes.
The donuts today were provided by Jim & Ann Miller, Jim & Diane Wood, and Ralph & Bert Centers.