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Food drive was a success

By Carol Beaver

The recent Palm Cay food drive was a success, according to Russ Hoyt, one of the chairpersons of the event. They collected more than 1,500 pounds of food and delivered it to Interfaith from our community. This will feed a lot of families in need. The food was collected by Russ and Julie Hoyt, and Roger and Janet Demary. Bill Wood also helped in the collection and used his time and trailer to deliver the food.

The chairpersons thank our residents for their generosity in helping to make this food drive a great success.

Pet food donations

Haroldeen Bradley is collecting pet food donations at her home in Palm Cay. This is for the pets of people who receive “Meals on Wheels.” They often share their own food with their pets when they can’t afford pet food.

Cat and dog food, snacks, and pet treats are all welcome. Haroldeen will deliver it to the Senior Center when a few bags accumulate. Cat litter is also welcome.

Please call Haroldeen with any questions.

Reminder

Your gifts for the “Biggest Little Tree” must be placed under the tree by Dec. 7. Just pack your gift in a bag, close it, and attach the WHOLE Drummer Boy or girl tag to the outside of the bad. Your gifts will be delivered to the Salvation Army in time for Christmas distribution.

Thank you for your generosity to the children of our area.

Trim a Tree

Our Trim a Tree event will take place this coming Sunday, the 5th beginning at 7 p.m. We will decorate our tree for Christmas, sing carols and enjoy delicious treats. It is a community event of fellowship and begins our Christmas celebrations.

Board elections

Palm Cay residents are reminded to vote for new board members on Saturday, the 4th from 8 a.m. until noon at the Clubhouse.

Blood pressure check

Blood Pressure checks will take place in the craft room of the Oasis for any Palm Cay resident. Fran Garcia will be available on Monday, Dec. 6, from 9 until 11 a.m. to check those important numbers for you. Keep healthy and keep your numbers under control.

New Year’s Eve party

The Dee Jay for the New Year’s Eve party will be Donny C and His Flying Time Machine - WRKO/WXKS.

Check the board in the Clubhouse for ticket sale times. The cost is $15 per person and includes the meal and entertainment.

Games, games and more games

If you enjoy games and using your body and mind, Palm Cay offers you a wide variety of different games to play.

On Monday we have poker, horseshoes, tennis, corn hole, billiards, hand and foot, men’s table tennis, and bingo.

On Tuesday you can play men’s golf, mah-jongg, poker, billiards and bunco. The men’s table tennis is played as well.

On Wednesday they play bocce, shuffleboard, billiards, and double pinochle.

Thursday brings more games of poker, horseshoes, tennis, ladies golf, shuffleboard, corn hole, canasta, billiards, and table tennis. Bingo is also played on the first and third Thursdays.

Friday will see games of mah-jongg and men’s table tennis being played.

On Saturday, you can enjoy playing poker and Mexican train.

Scrabble is played on Sunday in the card room.

The Palm Cay Clubhouse and area are busy every day with people enjoying their favorite games with their fellow community members.

Check your Palm Cay Sun or board at the Clubhouse for times of play.

Remember, there are many ways to keep up with all the activities in our community: 1. Channel 12 on Cablevision; 2. The Palm Cay Sun; 3. Eneighbors; 4. The bulletin board at the Clubhouse; 5. Homeowners meetings; 6. The Citizen articles on Palm Cay.