SLR Koffee Klatch Newsletter
July 10, 2006
Master of Ceremonies: Chuck Seely
Coffee & Donuts: Lorraine Kobierecki and Darrell Slagle
Free: Thanks to Jim & Joan Hannon in remembrance of their 52nd Anniversary.
SADDLEBAG SUNSHINE REPORT
July 10, 2006
Bernie Nickou, the sister of Pat Dunne and Loretta Snyder passed away. Cards may be sent to Pat and Loretta at their northern addresses in the directory.
Fran Smith is home. She tires easily and the prednisone makes her dizzy. Her daughter comes to help and shop whenever Fran needs her. Her medication is brought to her weekly by Hospice. Cards may be sent to the local address in the directory.
Mitsy Vermette is home from Winter Haven Hospital where she had heart catheterization and more fluid around her heart drained. She says she is feeling good although recovery will be slow. She is on two different medications. Cards may be sent to the local address in the directory.
Bill Conway is in the Dove Nursing Home where he is receiving treatment to assist his breathing and physical therapay. Cards sent to the local address would be greatly appreciated.
Stan Smith is doing fine after having nodules removed from his neck. He thanks all Saddlebaggers for the many cards he received.
Ruth Hoagland is doing well after her surgery to remove scar tissue that had wrapped around the bowel closing it off. Once it was removed, the bowel instantly released itself. Cards may be sent to Ruth at the local address in the directory.
Pete Peterson came home last Friday after he had a new pace maker inserted last Monday. This one has three leads to the heart opposed to the first one that only had one lead. He is in good spirits and does get out and around even though his legs are weak. Phone calls would be welcome at the number listed in the directory.
Margaret Dillon will have yet another surgery on her eye. Cards may be sent to the local address in the directory.
Nan Amick had cataract surgery on one eye last week and will have the other eye done this week.
Dan Adkins is slowing down, but his spirits are high and Betty says he has a positive attitude. Cards may be sent to Dan at the northern address in the directory.
Bob Johnson of 9 Stone Fly fell June 30th and fractured his skull. He had surgery to remove a blood clot on his brain. He has massive brain damage and been unresponsive since the fall. He was taken off a respirator on Friday. The family asks for prayers.
Please remember our Saddlebag friends with prayers, cards and phone calls.
Saddlebag Sunshine Gal
And now for the Good News:
Birthdays: Dot Lynch
Returning Owners: 2
Guests: Janice Sicard's 2 granddaughters
New Owners: None
Water level this morning is 102' 8". Down 1 < " from last week.
Please go to http://lakewaleswireless.com then click on LINKS, and then click on Saddlebag Lake Resort for a better explanation of the water levels. Information not in this newsletter, can be found at the website.
Nathalie Maggard, resort Manager, is working on getting the money appropriated by the state legislature. She said that we will use this money first, which is $500,000.00, and we only need to borrow $1 million for the rest of the work. She is hoping we can get the work started on August 1st.
Ed Weirauch stated that the CERTS (Community Emergency Response Team) training will begin on July 10 at 6:30 PM in the Clubhouse. These sessions will be held twice a week for 4= weeks.
Ed said that Saddlebag Resort will be involved in NAT (Neighborhood Action Team). Being associated with NAT could open the possibility of our being a distribution center for ice and food in emergencies.
Lorraine Kobierecki can be contacted at 696-3631 to volunteer for hosting coffee and doughnuts at the Koffee Klatch.
Lorraine reminded everyone about this Wednesdays Ice Cream Social. Please bring your own table service.
Sue Boorom said that she has some trips scheduled. Anyone interested, should contact here at 696-3774
A number of people have recently incurred a higher than normal electricity bill. If you are one of these people, you need to call Progress Energy. The phone# is on your bill.
2005-2006 Directories are still available from Dot Lynch. Cost is $1.00 per copy.
The summer MI Gathering continues to be planned for the second week/week-end in August. E-mail with Itinerary and questionnaire will be sent out, hopefully, this weekend (June 24th). If you do/did not receive this e-mail and wish to, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will gladly forward all to you. Our plans currently include activities, tours of local area attractions, golf, games, food & fun. Looking forward to hearing from you and seeing many of you in August. Tom and Jan Nowak and committee.
If you are in residence, you need to call the office and make an appointment to get your Bar Codes installed for entrance to SLR.
The library is now open on Monday & Thursdays from 10-12 PM.
Barbara Marksbury has the key to Grannies attic. Anyone wishing to donate should call her.
Until next week, Best Wishes, and God Bless. Anyone having any comments, observations, or email address changes, please contact Pam Wiechart at email@example.com, or Russ Sauer at firstname.lastname@example.org.