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  • Ladies get ready for Spring fashion show

    The Ladies Luncheon group would like to fill the clubhouse for next month’s luncheon on Wednesday May 13 at noon.  Second Chance Consignment shop will be hosting a Fashion Show.  Please come out and join us.  It will be a great day!

    Just bring a covered dish to share

    The ladies enjoyed an  Easter egg hunt at the April luncheon.  The door prize was won by Lynn Battis and our 50/50 winners were Norma Briggs, Connie Neubaur and Carol Henn. 

    Country Music Dance

  • Eat ice cream and watch the stranger among us

    Everyone in Oak Run is invited to attend the Jewish Social Club’s movie and ice cream night, Wednesday, May 6, in the Orchid Club. The movie will be “A Stranger Among Us,” in which a blond schikse detective solves a murder in New York City’s diamond district Hassidic community. Tickets will be on sale Friday, April 24, and Saturday, April 25, from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Orchid Club lobby.

  • Horseshoe pitchers invite others to join their fun

    It’s Easter and Passover time. Let’s hope we all, in this free country, worship at our church or synagogue of our choice.

    Spruce Creek North’s Horseshoe Pitchers are the featured group for this weeks’ column. Richard Simmons is the chairperson for the Pitchers. At this time there are only six guys. They are a wonderful bunch of fellas .. well most of them anyway. (Just kiddin’ guys).

  • Lumaninarias on sale for Relay to Life

    Just down the road apiece Preservists Linda Sprague and Dee Winey, representatives of the Preserve Cancer Support, remind us that the luminaria sale of the American Cancer Society, Dunnellon Relay for Life, Friday, April 17, is now in progress.

    Preservists may purchase luminarias for a donation, on Monday from 1 to 3 p.m. and on Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., before bingo, in the Community Center.

     This year Preservists may write their loved one’s name and/or message and decorate their loved one’s luminaria if they wish.

  • Mother proud of daughter’s induction into honor society at CFCC

    My daughter, Laurie Kedenburg, was inducted into the Kappa Nu Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Society at CFCC March 29. It was held at the Klein Conference Center at CFCC.

    This is a great honor for anyone. It’s more so, though, for my daughter who is in her late 40s and never attended college before. She is hearing impaired but has not let it stop her in any way.

  • The Oasis will be a place to take a trip down memory lane, Saturday, April 18.  The Alter Egos present fun, memorable music, good food, 50/50 and a movie ticket drawing all for a donation of $2.  Wow!  Meet your neighbors for a fun-filled evening.

    Pancakes at the Oasis

  • Showcase of the Stars free musical is tomorrow

    The talented performers of Showcase of the Stars will give their next musical presentation tomorrow, Saturday, April 11, at 7 p.m. If you have no entertainment money left after paying your taxes, go on over to Palm Grove for an evening of free musical selections and, who knows, you may win one of the door prizes. 50/50 is also available.

    Photography Club

  • Neighbors turn out to support scholarship fundraiser

    Spruce Creek Preserve neighbors – some 250 of them – came together recently to celebrate the spirit of the community and to raise funds for the Frank Pisillo Scholarship Fund. 

    Frank, the beloved chorus director for the community who died in September 2005, lives on in the strength of the Chorus now under the direction of Ellen McClure. 

    The Scholarship Committee has awarded six students funds for the continuation of their musical careers over the last four years and will do so again this year. 

  • Speaker will offer hints for hurricane safety

    Don’t forget to attend the Oak Run Homeowners Association’s general meeting Wednesday, April 8 at 9 a.m. in the Orchid Club. Captain Chip Wildy of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office will speak on “Hurricane Preparedness.”

    Sometimes speakers come to Oak Run and the attendance is somewhat embarrassing. We wouldn’t like it said that Oak Runners aren’t concerned about protecting ourselves in this upcoming hurricane season.

    For more information, contact Ellen Salenger at 861-4484.

    Troubadours Spring

    Concert

  • Better watch out for unsolicited contacts

    Stimulus scams are alive and flourishing. These people have all kinds of ways to increase their cash flow by taking your money. There are sites claiming to help people qualify for the money or grants you can apply for.

    Another way they’re trying to fill their pockets is by trying to get people to buy into a financial service they probably don’t need. They phone or e-mail unsuspecting people asking for information regarding your bank account, credit cards, or other personal information.