Holiday Travel Resort Newsette December 2012 Merry Christmas! accept Holiday's pet rules and regulations. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Gate code: if you have forgotten it, contact the office. Picnic tables: we will no longer provide picnic tables to residents in park models. From the Manager’s Desk The tables will be provided to campers to use as intended and not as work benches or Welcome Back!!! I hope you had a great plant stands. summer and are looking forward to a relaxing, yet busy season. Holiday is best Lot Numbers: It is recommended by known for its friendly people and it’s Management and Lake County Fire/Rescue abundance of activities, so please check the that you have your lot number on both sides monthly calendar for the time and place of of your unit, at least 3” high, and visible your favorite activity. If you’re having from the street. This is for your own trouble finding a card game to play, or a protection. tennis match, please contact me and I’ll make the proper introductions. Dog Walks: Holiday has plenty of dog walk areas around the park, please observe them, Watering: Until further notice watering is and pick up after your pet. If you are unsure limited to only ONCE A WEEK, BEFORE of the location of the dog walk areas, please 10am or AFTER 4pm only. pick up a site map in the office. Please observe the rules posted at the dog park. Monday - East& Little Central Tuesday - Big Central Speed Limit: Please observe the posted Wednesday - West 1 speed limit throughout the park. For the Thursday - West 2 safety of the walkers, bikers and golf carts, Friday - West 3 it’s important that you don’t speed. No watering on the weekends. If you don't Parking: One unit per lot. Please park only know what section you live in, contact the on your lot, motor homes, boats, boat trailers office. This is a Lake County/St. John's and utility trailers must be parked in the Water Management District ordinance. storage area, (you will be allowed a few days to pack/unpack or repair your unit). Reminders Flashlights: With standard time back in Pet owners: please remember to sign a “pet effect, it gets dark early. Be sure to carry a contract” which tells us that you agree to flashlight with you when you are traveling in the park at night or early morning. Improvements or remodeling: to your site or park model must first be approved by management. You can pick up a permission slip from Rich Hollin at the maintenance department. In most cases, a building permit issued by Lake County will be required. Please remember that contractors cannot enter the park before 8am. Absolutely no Tree policy: during the summer we trim the digging on weekends!! trees that hang over the roads and the empty lots to prevent damage to motor homes and Please remember to support the advertisers travel trailers. Because of the number of on the back of our site map. trees in the park, it is impossible to trim trees that are hanging over your unit. If a Have a great season, tree is dying and becomes a hazard to a unit, John Parkhurst, Manager Holiday will remove the tree. We will not remove a tree, or allow one to be removed just because nuts are falling on your roof, or NEWSETTE, leaves are dropping in your yard. These trees by Linda Lewis have been here long before we arrived, and will be here long after we’re gone. Because of the upcoming holidays, the deadline for the January, 2013 Newsette Yard debris: Speaking of leaves, the articles will be December 10th. maintenance crew patrols the park daily picking up your leaves and yard debris. Please put your leaves in bags, trash cans or boxes to be picked up and NOT in piles along the road. Do not blow the leafs on empty lots or across the road onto common areas. As you know, the Newsette continues to grow in size and Household garbage: There are dumpsters content every year, and to prepare and located throughout the park for your publish it has become increasingly time BAGGED, household garbage. Please consuming. Therefore, it has been recycle all aluminum cans and newspapers determined that effective with the January, IN the proper containers on the dumpster. 2013 publication all articles must be sent to Please don’t stack papers on top of the the Activities Director via e-mail at container because they will blow away and …….firstname.lastname@example.org…… make a mess. You can break down Handwritten or typed articles will no longer cardboard boxes and place them at the be accepted. Please make sure that your dumpsters, or take them to the recycling area email includes your name and telephone at the maintenance department. Please don't number. throw large objects into the compactor; you can put them in the roll-off dumpster located at the back of the maintenance yard. BULLETIN BOARDS REMINDER: The Bulletin Boards are for in park activities only, and all notices on the Bulletin Boards (except for reunion sign-up sheets) are to be no larger than 5” X 7”. Please make sure your notices conform to the size limitation. I will do this also on my notices. VETERANS DAY DINNER & PROGRAM by Janet Pfeiffer Attendance was great with 217 for dinner and about 10 more that came for the CHRISTMAS PARADE program. There were about 80 veterans by Paula Mariano present and most gave their Service ID number. Great memory, Vets. Holiday Golf Cart Parade will be Thursday, December 13th at the Activities Center. The Our guests this year were ten members of schedule is as follows: the Eustis ROTC Unit, together with Master Sergeant Thomas Young. The Unit posted 1:00 – 1:30pm - Parade Entry Line Up the colors and the recognition of 1:00 – 1:45pm – Voting for Best Cart MIA/POWs. They also gave a presentation 1:45 – Parade begins – Holiday Softball on the folding of the flag and the meaning of Teams will be collecting food and money each fold. Our attendees gave $429.50 to for the local food bank. the Unit to help support their training. 2:45 – Refreshments and tunes from the Holiday Choir. Thanks you to Noel and Judy Whitis who 3:15 – Awarding of prizes giving of other made and re-made our program after each gifts from Santa. meeting as we made changes. Ken Geissler played music to start, and Georgeann Grau Rain out date is December 14th. played the rest of the program. Dan Crossman handled the microphone and If it moves decorate it, come join the fun ! songs for the Program, and Greta Powers, Jim Bennett, Judy Whitis, and Sharon Gertzen did a great job on all of our songs. CHRISTMAS DAY POTLUCK Gary Weber talked about the Honor Flight Program and Bill Wright gave our prayers. Our annual Christmas Potluck will be on Also, thanks to the many people who Set-up, December 25th at 1:00 PM in the Activity decorated, cleaned-up, cut pies, made drinks Center. Doors open at 12:15 PM. In order and set-up food tables. IT WAS GREAT! to know how may table’s to set up, how much coffee to make, etc. we will be issuing FREE tickets. Tickets will be available on December 3rd at the Activities Directors office. Bring a dish to share and your own table service. In order to continue making these events refer to the calendar for those dates). Table successful we need many volunteers who are seating for all of the dances is reserved, and willing to decorating, clean-up, cut is assigned on a first-in-line basis. pies/cakes, etc., so if you are willing to help Your help is needed - please sign up to host in any way, please contact Linda in the one of the dances. You can contact me at Activities Office, or call me a 352-787- the Activities Office. 5775. Christmas Dance with the band “TWO SMOOTH” will be December 14th at 7:30 PM in the Activity Center. Tickets are $5.00 and go on sale December 3rd. New Year’s Eve DJ Dance Our New Year’s Eve dance will be held in the Activity Center from 9:00 PM to 12:30 CHRISTMAS DECORATION CONTEST AM, with “Vi & Don Foust”. Tickets are $8.00 each and go on sale December 10th. It’s that time of year to decorate our homes Champagne and non-alcoholic punch will be for the Christmas holiday. Holiday Travel provided during the last intermission before Resort is sponsoring our first Christmas midnight. Fruit, cheese and assorted decorating contest and wants to encourage crackers will be served. all of you to participate. Be creative and festive for our judges who will be out and TRIPS about with their score pads. “Merry Christmas” Information is available in the Activities Office for day trips, multi-day trips and cruises. Tampa Bay Downs. DANCES Sr. Adventures is offering this trip on December 19th, if you are interested contact It’s not too late to volunteer to host a dance. the Activity Office. Please let me know if you would be available to help with one of the dances. Biloxi Beau Rivage. Our first dance will be at 7:30pm on There is a scheduled trip to Biloxi for November 30th featuring Dr. Nick and the December 23rd-26th check with Activity All Stars. Tickets go on sale Monday, Director for availability. Other trips will be November 26th, and are $3.00 each. available later in the season. Tickets for most dances will be sold on the Hard Rock. Monday preceding the dance starting at 9:00 AM in the Ken Jones Center (exceptions are Our next Hard Rock Casino trip is scheduled the Christmas and New Year’s Eve dances – for Wednesday, December 12th. 7:00 PM in the Activity Center. The boxes . are waiting for your new toys. Take your toys to the Activity Director’s office to receive your admission ticket to attend the show. HOLIDAY MISSION CHURCH NEWS This year’s show will again highlight the many talents of the players group. With A big welcome to fellow snowbirds their tongue-in-cheek skits that bring a converging on Holiday Travel for the chuckle from everyone and the Christmas winter. Many of us look forward to the spirit brought to life by many singing Christian fellowship of the in-park church. talents. It will be an evening of amazing We’re always glad to have new people join entertainment, but the true winners will be us in worship on Sunday in the Activity the children of Leesburg who receive your Center at 8:30 AM followed by Bible Study toy donations and again at 6:00 in the evening. New choir members are always welcome. Join us for SOFTBALL practice Fridays at 2:00 PM. We will be by Harold Brown working hard to get ready for our annual Christmas concert, which will be the Holiday Travel Resort has 5 softball teams. evening of December 16th. Everyone in the See the schedule board in front of the Post park is invited to attend and rejoice with us Office for the scheduled home games. in the birth of our Savior. A time of Overall schedules are posted on the Softball fellowship follows with refreshments. It is a Bulletin Board. Fan support is greatly wonderful blessed time of year to share with appreciated. Concessions will be available friends and family. Hoping to see you at our at the home games, except the 2:00 PM worship service. ones. The Residents Fund Committee, HTR, Lake County Eagles 4273, Leesburg Auto, Discount Carpet and Thermo Cool are sponsors. NOTICE: From December 12, 2012 until January 2, 2013 the softball field will not be usable due to renovations and re-seeding. HOLIDAY THEATER NEWS Holiday Softball will continue the long by Betty Strausbaugh tradition of collecting food and money for the Leesburg Food Bank. A collection box The Holiday Players are again working to for non-perishable food will be in the Ken make another “Toys for Tots” drive a huge Jones Center for about 10 days before the success. Every year the Marines are amazed December 13th Christmas Parade. Softball at the Christmas spirit that comes from the leaders will be there from 11 AM to 1 PM residents at Holiday Travel Resort. for about 5 days before the Parade to collect money and food. Also, donations may be This year Toys for Tots Program is made before and during the Parade. Any scheduled for Tuesday, December 18th at toys donated will be taken to Toys for Tots. some Christmas songs at the Toys for Tots program and we participate in many events throughout the season. THE RED HATTERS by Betty Strausbaugh HTR WINDS by Charles Marston, director-organizer The Red Hatter’s Christmas Tea is just around the corner, it will be held Monday, You are invited to bring a band instrument December 10th from 1:00-3:00 PM at the to the newly formed HTR Wind ensemble! Activity Center. This year’s celebration will The wind ensemble meets at the Sports have a Victorian theme. Everyone is asked Center on Fridays at 1:00 PM. to design your own Victorian Era Hat and wear it proudly at the parade during the tea. Come to the first rehearsal on December 7, A prize will be presented to the most 2012. We will enjoy Seasonal Tunes. authentically designed hat. Let your Rehearsals will continue through March on imagination lead you! Fridays at 1:00 PM in the Sports Center. Contact Charles at 615-604-0201 or 615- An urgent request is being sent out to all 604-3700. “Red Hatters” at Holiday Park. We need your name, lot #, and phone number to compile a complete register of all our Red ************************************ Hatters living at Holiday. Please put this information on a half sheet of paper and address it to: Birdie – Lot C170. Sharon at the Post Office will make sure that it gets to Birdie. Please do this ASAP so you can receive your invitation to the tea. WATER AEROBICS by Judy Stillwell Water aerobics classes are being held daily with classes at 8:00am, 10:30am and 1:00pm. Great exercise to help tone up our muscles, and it is great fun. KARAOKE by Janet McGray WHAT IS THE FUNNIEST AND MOST LAUGHABLE GAME IN THE PARK? The Karaoke group is once more gathering by Dave Ruhnke every Friday at the Marina from 2-5P and every 3rd Friday at the Activity Center from Men and women, all ages with no 7-10P...(check Newsette for exact dates) commitment, no special skills, no assigned This month we will be there on Dec 21st, so teams, no special rules, very low effort, and come join us, to participate (we have many great exercise. Come and go as you can. songs to choose from) or sit back & listen or Where? Outdoor pool Monday, Wednesday dance the night away! We welcome all new and Friday 2:00 – 4:00 PM. What is it? people that want to grab the microphone and Water Volleyball of course……………. join us for lots of fun. We will be doing LINE DANCING board. The list of officers and Fun Day dates are also on the board Line dancing is every Tuesday and Friday from 9:15 until 11:15am in Activity Center. Open tennis is from 1:00-3:00 PM, Sunday – In addition, during the month of November Saturday, and 6:00-8:00 PM, Sunday and only, Vi is offering a beginners line dancing Tuesday evenings. For those not familiar class from 11:30 to 12:30pm on Tuesday’s. with the routine, it is a round robin format Dancing will start November 6st. and a good place to develop and hone your skills. As many can attest to, it is also a HELPING HANDS great social time and the bench topics vary by LaFerne Foster greatly and much can be learned -- right, Mike and Randy? Also, Randy (one of our Welcome to another exciting year working newest members) make bench sitting quite on quilts, stuffing bears and knitting afghans comfortable because of the cushions he for Bogey Creek Camp, a camp for bring with him. Thanks also go to Bob physically challenged children. We meet Bradshaw and Bob Burns for taking time to every Tuesday afternoon from 1:00 – 3:00 repair the tennis nets. Just a reminder, Lee PM at the post office (Ken Jones Center). If Stilwell (36C) brought his racquet stringing you would like to help please come and equipment back with him. meet with us. There is no sewing required, just good fellowship and fun working on the We were sad to learn of the passing of Bob above items. Harte. As a part of our tennis family, we will sorely miss him. Our sincere condolences go to Gitty and family. Please let me know of any court happenings or player interest for this column. If not on the courts, I can be contacted at 222W. TENNIS by Marilyn Whyte It’s good to see the courts in full “swing” again. Welcome back to returning and new players. VOLLEY BALL, by Charles Marston Some things remain the same – tennis dues are still $1 for the season. Bobbi McFadden Welcome back to HTR for your 2012-2013 will gladly take your money or send it to her season. As you look around for activities to at 300C. take part in you are encouraged to consider volley ball. We play each morning, Monday Sign-ups are posted on the tennis court through Saturday at 10:00 AM and Sunday bulletin board. If not playing at a sanctioned at 2:00 PM. time, reserve courts on the west side of the Announcements are posted on the volleyball bulletin board at the court and on the dry erase board at the court. These messages are PROGRESSIVE HAND AND FOOT also posted on our blog. www.htrvolleyball.blogspot.com Welcome back ladies! Thanks to Joan Rowe and Carol Slawnikowski, cards have We look forward to an active volley ball continued all summer. For those of you, season. We will have a tournament on who enjoy playing or want to learn, please February 28, 2013. See blog and TAB at the join us on Wednesday afternoons at 12:30 top of the Home Page for the 2013 calendar. PM at the Marina. PINOCHLE – SINGLE DECK, by Joyce Steger WELCOME BACK EVERYONE! SHUFFLEBOARD Sure hope you all had a good summer. We by Ron Schell are looking forward to seeing you all on Thursday evenings at 7:00 PM in the Our newly refurbished and refinished Leisure Center. Come join us for a social shuffleboard courts were tested on Saturday, evening of cards. This is open to anyone November 3rd, when 6 teams participated in with the knowledge of Pinochle. “Build a House”. The new courts, which Here are some of our recent winners: require less maintenance and cheaper beads, October 24 are proving to be more consistent regarding High Game: speed and much easier to judge liners. Betty Bolles and Jim Wilson (119) Winners of the Nov. 3rd event were Bud High Series: Steger and Wayne Major. The Saturday, Leon Zaffer (718) November 10th winners were Carol Schell November 1 and Ray Parlberg. Carol scored a high High Game: series of 1022. Jo Fitzgerald & Joyce Steger (140) On the tournament trail, the team of Sharon High Series: Johnson and Jo Ann Craw took 3rd place Betty Bolles (778) honors at the state tournament in Deland. November 8 Holiday shufflers also did well in the High Game: Tavares “Any Amateur” tournament with Lois Rybarczyk & Shelia Ceder (150) Marcia Heilman taking 1st place and Ken High Series: Flint 2nd in the main event and Wayne Major Jo Fitzgerald (661) and Dan Heilman taking 1st and 2nd in consolation. Congratulation to all. Again, welcome back and do come and join us. We look forward to making new friends. Bits & Pieces: Holiday snowbirds hosted Tavares on Wednesday, November 14th and won 16 to 5. Shuffleboard lessons every DOUBLE DECK PINOCHE Saturday morning at 10:00 AM by our by Joyce Steger resident pro Ray Parlberg. You asked for it, NOW you have it !!!! Starting in December, we will be playing scheduling Saturday night games this year. Double Deck Pinochle in the Ken Jones Cards are in the cabinet at the Leisure Center on Tuesday evenings at 7:00PM. Center if you want to plan a game. We will not be playing on the second Tuesday of each month due to an existing program already scheduled for that evening. EUCHRE, by Molly & Dirk Bod Hope to see you all there!! Don’t forget Single Deck Pinochle on Welcome back! I hope you are all settled in Thursdays. by now. We started with 2 tables on October 16th, and now we have about 8 tables. One night the bugs were so bad in the Leisure Center MONDAY NIGHT BRIDGE, that we had to quit. by Carolyn Cross Results for the period of October 16th thru Nov. 5th November 13th are as follows: 1st – Gayla Gordon 3410 Oct 23rd – 2nd – Martha Baldwin 3250 Dirk Bod and Mick Jennewine (69) Oct 26th – Mick Jennewine ( 79) Nov. 12th Oct 30th -Jane Moore (8 rounds only)(54) 1st – Elaine Nelson 4250 Nov 2nd – Joyce Steele (64) 2nd – Max Amstutz 3440 Nov 6th – Dirk Bod (63) Nov 9th – Max Amstutz (74) Nov13th– BRIDGE PLAYERS WANTED BonnieWieber& Jo Fitzgerald (63) If you’re interested in learning to play Bridge, or if you want to refresh Bridge Frank Fogle was the highest in Loaners -5. playing, come to the Leisure Center at noon We tried out 8 rounds instead of 10 on on Fridays. There will be handouts for you October 30th, and November 9th we held a to refer to and take home. We’ll practice vote and it was decided to change from 10 until 1:00, when the Friday afternoon Bridge rounds to 8. session starts. This way, you’ll be able to Good to see you all again. get acquainted with some of those already playing. We are a friendly, relaxed and non- critical group, and willing to help DOUBLE DECK BID EUCHRE newcomers. You may sit in and watch or by Harold Brown join in the play when you feel comfortable. There are two other Bridge sessions during Double Deck Bid Euchre (or Shoot the the week, if you are interested: Thursday Moon) is being played 3 times each week at afternoon at 1:00, and Monday evening at 7:00 PM in the Ken Jones Center dining 7:00. room. The days are Sunday, Wednesday . and Saturdays. Participants must know how PEPPER GAMES, to play regular Euchre. There are no fees by Verna Abert and everything is informal . There was a lack of interest in the Pepper Games (bid Euchre) last year. We are not CRIBBAGE continually add new ones as the people by Sandy Zaffer requested. To this date this has continued through the Residents Fund Committee that Sorry - no scores to report as of now, but we was formed in 1988 to manage the funds and all want you to know that Cribbage has to continue the fund raisers. begun for the season. We play Wednesday If you participate in any of the activities evenings at 7:00 p.m. in the Leisure Center listed in the monthly calendar in the and welcome any and all who are interested. Newsette, most are being supported by the Cribbage is run by Kathy & Albert Standel funds earned at the annual craft show. So to and supported by some of the best and most all you new people and the not so new friendly people in the world. Looking people, we asked that you support our Craft forward to seeing you on Wednesday. Show this coming February 1st and 2nd and when ask to volunteer to work, bake a pie, or just be a participant. We hope you will join us in continuing this wonderful event. FABRIC PAINTING CLASSES by Sandy Wadelton The other fund raisers the Residents Fund Committee holds is the annual White Fabric Paint classes have started back up. Elephant Auction held in March (this is a It’s easy and fun to do. If you can color in a great way to recycle items you no longer coloring book you can fabric paint. I have want), the 50/50 raffle at the Activity Center everything you need to get started. Classes and the Tuesday/Thursday coffee and are every Monday and Tuesday at 10:00 AM donuts. All money raised goes towards in the Marina Bldg. Hope to see you there. making our activities better just like those snowbirds did many years ago. To thank everyone for participating in these fund CRAFT SHOW 2012 raisers the Residents Fund Committee, along by Jean Hellebuyck with the park management hold an annual picnic, free for everyone in the park to say This February will be the 35th Annual Craft thank you for your help. Show here at Holiday Travel Resort. If you are new to the park you may not know what the Craft Show is all about, so I decided to tell the story so all the people in Holiday have an understanding on how and why it all began. . Thirty five years ago some very eager and energetic snowbirds want many more things CLOWN CLUB to do. Knowing the park management by Dot Kay couldn’t keep up with their ideas, and offer a huge variety of activities, they began HTR Clowns are up and running again this planning an annual craft show to raise season. We are looking forward to money for the various activities in the park decorating our Clown Holiday Parade Float themselves. All the funds they raised were again with really great fun ideas. We hope used to improve the existing activities and to you look for us. Among our many activities are Clowning Around at our Annual Craft Show on Feb 1 and 2, 2013; Our Annual Clown Show so make sure you reserve the date of February 28, 2013 and for our participation last year, and look forward to Annual Clown Poker Run on March 28, another great turn out. For the new folks in 2013. In between we usually have various the park, Co-Ed Intramural Softball is open fun activities. As you see we are an Active to all residents who are NOT playing an Clown Alley. Keep watch for us in and active roster for one of the many league around the Park in the upcoming Season. teams fielded by Holiday. We play slow Dot Kay (usually-E-Dot) pitch softball for the FUN of the game, where everyone gets to bat and learns how LIBRARY NEWS to play various positions in the field. NO by Greta Powers and experience is necessary to participate. There Ellen Gordley Your HTR Librarians will be organizational meetings held Thursday, December 6th and Sunday, We are very pleased that the Residents Fund December 9th at 2:00 PM, at the ball field Committee and John Parkhurst have agreed for those who are interested. Regular play to purchase new library shelving. We are will begin Thursday, January 3rd. Contacts working toward delivery and installation in for more information are Manager/Coach early January. Until then, we are asking for Jerry Hutchin, Lot 40C, phone number 269- patience as we try to keep the books under 362-7301 or Assistant Coach Bill Mallory, some control until they can all be put on the Lot 104W, phone number 859-338-1366 new shelving. The new shelves will allow us to have considerably more books available for you. MINI-GOLF We are working to gather a few volunteers A welcome back to all of our regulars, it is to help with the unloading of the truck when good to be back again isn't it? The new they arrive, to help with the installation and season will start on Thursday, December 6, then to help us return the library to usable at 2 PM, and everyone is welcome, the more condition. We will try our best to avoid a lot the merrier. We are a friendly bunch of of disruption of activities in the leisure people, and are here for the fun we can have center during our transition time. together! If you have any concerns or if you would Have asked the office to power like to volunteer to help in any capacity, wash the courts, since they were please feel free to contact me, Greta Powers, black, and had some complaints at E33 or phone 352-315-0250. about it. I was assured they had been done, but they would look at it again. INTRAMURAL CO-ED SOFTALL, by Jerry Hutchin The minutes from March will be in next month's bulletin, since we are always a Welcome back to all the I.C.E. past, present month behind. and future players. We had a great 2011/2012 season for our resident YACHT CLUB COMPUTER CLUB by Michael Harkins Commodore by Roxie Marston www.htrcomputerclub.blogspot.com Its official, the Holiday Yacht Club has The Computer TEAM is working on plans started the 25th season. The club flag is for the 2012-2013 season. Again minimal flying in front of the Marina and boat trips help will be offered on Monday mornings at have been planned for the season. The 10:00 AM until noon in the Leisure Center. weeds are gone from last year but water You are welcome to come for help or lend a levels are low. We are able to navigate the helping hand. Regular class sessions will be canals to the lakes and we will check levels Wednesdays at 1:00 PM in the Leisure before each trip. Center beginning in January. Please watch the dry erase board outside and the computer This year trip committee will be Larry blog TAB Calendar. The Wednesday classes Sassie & Sandy Lyons. They have planned are $2. A donation slot in the computer some great activities. We will be attending cabinet helps defray cost for the club. the Leesburg Christmas Boat Parade from the water. Also restaurants, parks & lake tie The Computer TEAM sets up and maintains ups are all on this year’s destination list. a bank of computers for park use. Limited Check the yacht club boards at the Post printing is available. See contact phone Office & the Marina. Larry & Sandy will be numbers by the wooden cabinet. posting the sign-up sheets each week. Always check the flag in front of the marina Plans are underway for some mini classes. before the start of the trip. If the flag is up Please watch the computer blog and sign in the trip is a go. If the flag is at half-mast the front of the Leisure Center for trip has been cancelled. announcements. If you would like to join us on some fun Your computer TEAM is:. Jerry Wessel, adventures just stop by the Marina and pick Tom Roule, Perry Berkowitz and Roxie up a club application, it is a good way to Marston learn the lakes and see some great parks. Be part of one of the most active boat clubs on the lakes BINGO by Diann Johnson Bingo callers are needed for both Wednesday and Saturday Nights. Contact Diann Johnson at 3E. IT’S IMPORTANT by the Dog Park Committee As dog owners, we feel fortunate that HTR allows pets. We also realize that with this privilege comes responsibility, such as pooper scooping. The omission of this act not only leaves our park dirty; it also puts our dogs at risk for internal parasites. Worms commonly infect dogs and can WHITE ELEPHANT TRAILER cause: anemia; diarrhea; blood in the stool; weight loss and general poor health. In Please do not remove any items from White extreme cases, fatality can occur. Dogs get Elephant Trailer, these items have been worms through contact with feces. It is donated for our auction in March. If you crucial to immediately remove dog feces take anything it is considered stealing. from areas that are used for walking and exercising to help prevent dogs from getting To the person or persons who removed the worms. two bicycles and lawn mower please return We will encourage all dog owners to be them to the trailer no questions asked. Thank accountable and to give gentle reminders to you, Resident Fund Committee member others to follow suit. By offering a bag to someone who has not noticed that his or her dog has made a deposit would be a friendly gesture supporting this idea. ACCEPTABLE BEHAVIORAL & CONTROL SOLUTIONS FOR DOGS by Karen Burns Offering assistance with barking, separation CRAPPIE TOURNAMENT anxiety, jumping up, mouthing & nipping, by Bob Burns pulling, submissive or excitable urination and other issues. The Holiday Travel Resort “Crappie For consultation and assistance, call Karen Tournament” will be held in February. The at 787-4825 (Lot 341W) actual day in February has not been determined, so look for the date and DOG OBEDIENCE COURSE additional information in the January 2013 by Karen Burns Newsette. Please contact Bob Burns at 352- 787-4825 (Lot 341W) with any questions January 7, 2013 through February 11, 2013 - you may have. Basketball Court – Mondays - 3:00pm ~ 4:00pm – Limit 15 dogs. SATURDAY 50/50 Will work on the basic commands of Sit, by Residents Fund Committee Down, Stay and Come. Will also address undesired behaviors your dog may have Saturday 50/50 drawing is sponsored by the (pulling on lead, jumping up, barking, etc.). Residents Fund Committee, the proceeds The goal of this class is to have a well- help support our activities in the park, so behaved dog in the home, a dog who comes come on down, meet new friends have a when called and who accepts strangers and coffee and buy some tickets. They are 50 other pets. cents each or 3 for a $1.00. Sat 50/50 For more information or to register for the winners to date of Newsette deadline: 11/3 course contact: Judy LaJiness- 323-1675 at $28.50 215W and 11/10 $23.50 227C 325W or Karen Burns 787-4825 at 341W. HOLIDAY TRAVEL RESORT POOLSIDE RESTAURANT 352-728-8600 HOURS: 7:00 AM TO 3:00 PM MONDAY – SATURDAY CARRY-OUTS ARE AVAILABLE LUNCH SPECIALS: We serve a different lunch special every day, Monday through Friday, $5.50. Lunches served from 11:00 am UNTIL SOLD OUT. Homemade soups and chili served every day; clam chowder served every Friday. Refills served on coffee! We also serve breakfast anytime every day. Also, available are pies, cakes, ice cream, including sundaes and floats. Gift Certificates are available. DECEMBER 2012 MENU Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1st Chef’s Choice 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th Goulash Meatloaf Taco Liver & Onions Shrimp Chef’s Choice Roll & Butter Dinner Salad Dinner Dinner 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th Lasagna Chicken & Smoked Beef Stew Ham Chef’s Choice Bread Sticks Dumplings Sausage – Roll & Butter Dinner Roll & Butter Peppers & Onions Baked Taters 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd Pork Chicken Baked Ham Bar-b-que on Country Fried Chef’s Choice Tenderloin BLT Salad Scalloped Bun Steak Baked Potato Roll & Butter Potatoes French Fries Dinner Green Beans Roll & Butter Slaw 24th 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th Cream Merry Pork Chop Beef Tips over Shepherds Chef’s Choice Chicken over Christmas Dinner Noodles Pie Noodles 31st Italian Chicken Mandarin Orange Salad The restaurant will be open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day Expect a “Big Pork Dinner” for New Year’s Day Sheila and the “gang” want to and are eager to serve you!
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