Welcome Back Patty Carver!
Join us on Thursday, November 9th, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium as we welcome actress, writer and historian Patty Carver back to Bay Village!
Patty performed her unique “one-woman-show” a few years ago and got great reviews, so we invited her back! She has performed across the country as well as in London performing in Broadway musicals for years. She is the co-founder and Artistic Director for the professional national touring company, Connecticut Children’s Theater. She has written over 40 musicals for young audiences that have been performed for over one million children across the U.S. Her musicals have featured the talents of Bea Arthur, Jack Klugman and Marla Gibbs. Wow!
Sounds like we are going to be “edu-tained” again! If you’re new, that’s what we call shows and presentations that feature entertainment that is also educational!
*At press time we don’t know which show she is going to present. We’ll let you know on the mailbox flier.
How FLiCRA Works For You
“FLiCRA” stands for “Florida Life Care Residents Association.” FLiCRA is our voice in communicating with the Florida State Legislature.
FLiCRA is dedicated to protecting and promoting the best interests of Continuing Care Residential Communities (CCRC’s) Residents. It is the ONLY organization that SOLELY represents us.
FLiCRA’s derives its strength from its over 13,500 members located in 46 chapters throughout Florida. The organization is led by resident volunteers (like you and me) and maintains a professional staff in Tallahassee.
Today, FLiCRA members fill three (3) Resident positions on the Governor’s Continuing Care Advisory Council and one mandated seat on the Governor’s Panel on Excellence on Long Term Care.
Over the past 27 years FLiCRA has either secured or supported legislation that has served our interests in four (4) areas:
- Cost Savings/ Favorable tax treatment
- Resident Rights
- Quality of Care
(For further information on each of the above areas please see this issue’s full page insert entitled: “FLiCRA Accomplishments for CCRC Residents: 4 Areas”)
Your FLiCRA Board: Phil Goodell, Pres., Doyle King, V.P., Joyce Tyler, Sec., Milt Heinowitz, Treas., Eva Papp, Membership Chr., Betty Campbell Assist. Mbr. Chr., At Large: Bill Atz, Jean Brown, Steve Dakan, Larry Ream.
By Petra Mueller
We rescheduled our kayak trip! Join us on November 1st as we head out on Sarasota Bay in single and double kayaks to explore the mangroves and the wildlife. We have a guide going with us and it will be an easy going trip. At the Ringling Bridge Walk on Saturday, November 11th, you can walk off that turkey dinner before you eat it. We will have lunch/breakfast at the Holiday Inn on Lido Key with the beautiful view of the beach.
Dr. Ronald White will be here to give a lecture on November 14th, at 4 pm. Please come and bring your questions. His lectures are always interesting and keep you informed about new methods in surgery. Enjoy the changing temperatures for outdoor activities!
Happy Thanksgiving to all of you!!
B.I.L.L. Series News
Our next DVD from The Teaching Company is titled, “The Geography of our National Parks.” It begins on Tuesday, November 14th, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium and part one is six weeks.
In 1872, a wondrous region called Yellowstone was set aside as the world’s first national park, giving adventurous travelers access to a geologist’s paradise that seethes with pent-up volcanic forces. As more and more national parks were creatednot just in the United States but also in Canada and Mexico, geologists were revolutionizing their field, piecing together a detailed understanding of how our world works. National parks have made these magnificent reminders of the awe-inspiring power of our planet accessible to everyone.
Class is taught by a team of geologists, led by Fred Cochran from National Geographic. Anyone who likes geology will LOVE this series. Our current class from Sarasota Adult and Community Education is “Mennonites, Amish and the Pinecraft Community.”Our last class is on November 8th and we are heading to lunch at Amish Der Dutchman restaurant afterward! We still have room, so feel free to sign up.
Behind the Scenes
It’s officially “theater season” so we thought we’d arrange a back-stage tour at our renowned Sarasota Ballet! Join us on Thursday, November 9th for a guided tour behind the scenes. Look in on the dancers as they prepare for the day with their morning class.
Experience firsthand the incredible skill, athleticism and artistry that is the essence of the dancers. Witness the craftsmanship an dedication that go into our exquisite costumes and tutus. Meet the people who make it happen and see what life is like as a dancer.
Bus departs at 9:00 a.m.! Following our tour, we will enjoy lunch on the beautiful patio at MUSE at Ringling.
Willkommen Zuruck Sepp!
Technically, Oktoberfest is long past, but we can still hold a German-themed evening of great entertainment, beer and pretzels, right? Sepp has been performing for us for about 20 years, and we always have a fantastic time at his shows. He performs on zither, accordion and he is also quite the yodeler. Whenever a party involves a spontaneous conga-line, you know everyone is having fun, right? No, Petra didn’t start it! If you happen to have lederhosen or a dirndl, please feel free to wear it and join us on Thursday, November 30th, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium! Chef Sean has a German Chef’s Special on the menu this evening to get you in the mood for the party. Wir sehen uns dort! That’s “see you there” in German!
From the Dining Services Director
Your Dining Services committee requested that I notify Residents who would like to experience a kitchen tour the date of the next tour. I offer a kitchen tour each month and new residents enjoy learning about the operation. It takes about 45 minutes, and I explain the inner workings of the department as well as answer all questions.
The date for the November kitchen tour is Thursday, November 9th @ 2:30 pm. Meet in the Carousel Room and from there head back into the kitchen. There is some walking and standing involved, but there are also opportunities to sit during the tour. If you would like to attend the kitchen tour, please call me @ extension 2112. We started a “COMMUNITY TABLE” a few years ago.
If you are new or not new and you don’t want to eat by yourself or you want to meet some residents you may not know, tell our hostess! The times are 5:00 or 6:00 p.m.!