President Bob Helmstadter opened the Monday Morning Coffee Hour with an opener by Harold Price. We had 95 residents present and no visitors.
Patty Gillie gave the birthday wishes this week to Donna Anderson, Terry McGarigle and Kat Hazelett. There is one anniversary this week, Bob & Kat Hazelett.
Carol Parker has returned to share the Sunshine Report and first thanking everyone for their cards, prayers and visitors while her husband, Grant, was down. Grant is home now and doing much better. Special thanks to Cynthia Phillips for all her help as well. Also, there are three cards going around for everyone to sign for neighbors not feeling well; Mary Little, Donna Anderson and Mick Jacobson.
Joe Cole reported we had 1125 attend Bluegrass last week. It is every Wednesday at 1:00 PM in the clubhouse.
Reminder that there is bingo tonight and games night on Tuesdays and Fridays. Volunteers are needed to sign up for callers and runners. Sewing is at 1:00 PM today, cornhole is at 9:00 AM on Thursdays, Pinochle on Wednesdays, line dancing is also on Wednesdays, at 10:00 AM. Horseshoes are every Monday at 10:00 AM (following coffee) and Wednesdays at 9:00 AM. Bible Study is Tuesday 2:00 PM. Golf is every Monday and Friday. The new calendar for February is now out and copies are in the clubhouse.
Martha Watson gave the gaming report. The winners this past week were: Brenda Hollingsworth at Bingo won the $41 hot ball; Don Guy won pinochle; Doug Myers won euchre; Jerry McLennen and George Sherry won corn hole; Pam Myers and Don Guy won shuffleboard on Tuesday with Doug Myers, Pam Myers, Pat Pierson and Ron DeGraff winning on Friday; and, Jim Wood and Jim Munds won horseshoes.
The next Ladies Luncheon is tomorrow at the Olympic.
Dan Newman announced he is still offering craft classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays for anyone wanting to make a wooden pen. He also asked anyone with a golf cart to please be available on Wednesdays for the Jam session in helping shuttle people to the clubhouse.
Sylvia Flanagan reminded everyone the annual flea market and park garage sale is this coming Saturday. Please have your tables set up on Friday and be ready to man your booth by 7:30 AM on Saturday. Anyone dropping off donations to the park table are asked to have the items priced.
Jim Stebleton announced he is planning another DJ session with music and dancing for February 15th at 6:30 PM. New flyers will be printed up.
Bud & Betty Pfeiffer announced their neighborhood mixer will be on Thursday, February 6th at 3:00 PM.
The annual Fish Fry is on February 15 at 1:00 PM. There is a sign-up sheet and be sure to pay Judy Fraser.
The 50th Anniversary party will be on February 22 at 5:00 PM.
The monthly birthday party celebration for March will be Saturday the 7th at 2:00 PM.
Bob Helmstadter thanked the January Gourmet Committee for another fantastic job and Jim Morgan gave a thank you to all those assisting with the monthly birthday party last week. It was another well attended and enjoyable day!
The 50/50 winner was Larry Hagerty for $40. The guessing game had three winners, Terry Weber, Judy Fahl and Russ Moody split the $14.75 jackpot.
The donuts today were provided by JR & Donna Anderson, Bob & Kat Hazelett and Alan & Marilyn Burns.
Next Monday Morning Coffee will include the monthly meeting of the HOA and have a Memorial Service immediately after for park members who have passed away.
Ron DeGraaff provided the closer.
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