• Pine Run news 12-23-2011

    By Karen Bowen
    Special to the Citizen

    The Pine Run Knit and Crochet Group has picked a project that could use our help in our community. Our project this time was for the Ocala Domestic/Sexual Assault Center and we did another great job for them.

  • Cherrywood news 12-23-2011

    Here is the lastest update on what trips still have openings. Please book early if you would like to go on any of these trips.
    Dec. 28, Stetson Mansion
    March 9, Who Dun It Murder Mystery at the Palace Grand
    March 12-15, Biloxi
    March 23, Let’s Hang On at the Palace Grand - A Tribute to Frankie Vallie
    April 5, Las Vegas Jackpot at the Show Palace
    May 10, Baby - Winter Park Playhouse
    May 17, Separate Beds at the Early Bird Dinner Theatre
    May 21-25, Myrtle Beach 4 nights 5 days

  • Cherrywood news 12-9-11

    Cherrywood is busier than ever with so much to do. There have been a lot of changes outside and inside of our beautiful Clubhouse. We still have tickets for the New Year’s Eve Party so stop by and get your tickets from Geri and reserve your table. We have Rainbow Connection entertaining us that evening.

    Accordion Club
    This club meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month. This month’s meeting will be on Dec. 28 from 5:30 to 9 p.m., so come out to listen to the music and maybe dance also. Call Dick Richards at 352-208-5245.

  • Marion Landing news 12-9

    By Diane Bress

  • OTOW Happenings 12-9-11

    By Eloise Hollyfield

    Fundraising event, entertainment, and changes in the OTOW Bowling League highlight this week’s OTOW Happenings.

    OTOW Lions Club
    On Sunday, Jan. 29, the OTOW Lions Club will offer an Italian Dinner fundraising event. This is not your typical fundraising event. This is a guaranteed fun-filled, feel-good experience, and 100 percent of the funds raised go to Interfaith and to the Children’s Backpack Program. Join us for an enjoyable time and superior food.

  • Oak Run news 12-9

    Oak Run’s talented local performers will present a holiday show on Saturday, Dec. 17, at Palm Grove beginning at 7 p.m. Admission is free and there will be door prizes and 50/50. Call Ron Manford at 352-861-8295 if you have any questions.

    Donut Drop-In
    Come to the Orchid Club tomorrow, Saturday, Dec. 10, from 8 to 10 a.m. for donuts, coffee or tea and juice. Meet with your friends and neighbors in a holiday atmosphere.

    Hoofin’ It for Hospice

  • Oak Run news 12-2-2011

  • Cherrywood news 12-2-2011

    The Cherrywood Veterans Club celebration of Veterans Day was a great success. There was an excellent breakfast to start the day. Our ceremony to honor all veterans was held at 11 a.m. with our own Color Guard Marching (cold but proud). Guest speaker was Mile Curran, Past Commander of VFW Post 4781.

  • Spruce Creek North 12-2-2011

    Thanksgiving is over and most of us ate way too much. But! Christmas is three weeks away so you can diet until then and be ready to “pig out” all over again. Don’t forget it is Battle of the Bulge day on Dec. 16.

     Garage sales
    It was Spruce Creek North’s community garage sales on Nov. 4 and 5. Barb Turner is the organizer of these sales and she reported that the sales went very well.

  • OTOW Happenings 12-2-2011

    By Eloise Hollyfield

    Learning opportunities, entertainment, and travel are noted in this week’s OTOW Happenings.

    Master the Possibilities
    The Master the Possibilities Life-Long Learning Program is running a full schedule of classes for the first two weeks of December.
    This is a first for them, and enrollments have been brisk. There’s a variety of presentations and a wonderful holiday film series that are free.