Monthly Updates - 2/13

Monthly Updates - February 2013

President's Letter

Happy Valentine's Day, Dear Newcomers and Friends.

History lesson of the day: St. Valentine lived in the third century A.D. It is wonderful that we continue to celebrate a day of love every February 14th, even in this hectic, fast paced world we live in.

Before the day goes by, I urge you to say "I love you" to someone special in your life.

Be good to your heart. Heart disease is the number one health risk for women, so I'm told. Take small steps every day to be good to your heart. Eat better and move your body. Walking is great exercise. Park your car (during the day) far from the door. Laugh more and practice counting to ten when you're stressed. Deep breaths help, too. Do these things for yourself and those you love.

We will continue our work of electing new board members in the months ahead. As per Article 14 in our By-Laws (found on the website or can be read in your hard copy), Committees are listed, again in Article 14, as well as descriptions of the duties. Please look it over and consider how your talents can support our wonderful club. I look forward to many new board members in 2013-2014.

The following positions are available:
2nd VP - Membership
Social Committee: 2 - 4 ladies

Vagabonds: 2 - 4 ladies


Let your talents show!
Donna Jones, President, Newcomers & Friends

December Toy Donations:

Thanks to all you generous ladies we donated many new toys for the Toy drive. It was a very gratifying experience to deliver them! We took them to the Sheriff’s Station and I went in saying I had toys for them. They said "oh just bring them in and put them in the little toy house that’s in the lobby." Told them they wouldn’t fit through the tiny slot and would probably fill the box. Went out to start bringing them in and a deputy followed us out to see, he couldn’t believe it! Well, four of us made many trips just putting them onto the counter so they could put them in the back.

Oh, and during our December luncheon at TPC, another man was watching us load the car and gave us a $20 bill, saying he didn’t have a toy, but he wanted to contribute! I purchased an additional two toys to donate!

Just thought you would like to know the joy we brought to many, Many children this past Christmas!

Gwen Halstead, Publicity

Board Meeting

The February board meeting will be held at Sandi Cates' club house on February 6, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Please call Sandi to reserve a chair if you  are planning on attending. See the directory for the phone number and clubhouse address.


Due to health issues, Irene Jansson is stepping down as V.P., Nancy Andrews has graciously taken on those responsibilities till the end of term.

For information on membership, new member or Renewing member Applications or copies of the Directory, contact Nancy Andrews, V.P. Membership, at 661-295-6771



The February Coffee Corner will be held on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 10:00am.

Please call Carolyn Wolf or Shirley Lamoureaux for location.


Happy Valentine's Day!

I want to remind everyone that Mexican Train Dominoes, always the 2nd Friday of the month, at the IHOP in Stevenson Ranch, is open to all! We start at 10:30 a.m., $4.00 contribution, and beverage/lunch is on your own.

I encourage new members to come out and join us. It's a great way to meet people and it's a fun game! And, if you don't know how, we'll teach you!

Hope to see you there,
Laurie Prince, Activities Chairperson

Laurie Prince - , 661-367-4117


The social club is currently working on an outing for late winter or early spring.

As soon as we have finalized the details we will let you know.

If you have any questions, please call:

Shirley Lamoureaux 661 254 0205, Lois Silverman 661 222 9095,
Grace Elliott 661 263 9727 or Dorothy Karnes 661 251 4412


Hello and Happy Valentine's Day to all. May your hearts be light and full of love.

A delightful January Tea was held at Kitty Zimmerman's home and a full house it was. Since January was National Hot Tea Month, the ladies were challenged by a tea quiz. Do you know which country was the first to have Tea Rooms open to the public??? Everyone had an afternoon of laughter and companionship. Thank you Kitty!

The February Valentine Tea is coming up and once again we have a full house. BUT, fear not, as March is right around the corner and those who wish to join in on the fun can sign up now. Please call Jodie Baker to reserve one of the "best seats in the house." We can invite a total of 14 ladies. The March tea will be at the home of Pat Oguss.

"Come let us have tea and continue to talk about happy things."
Jodie Baker and Ginger Freed


Please be advised that we will publish personal or private information only from members who wish to be acknowledged in our newsletters.

Our deepest sympathy goes to Lori Fink and her family for the loss of her Grandson.

We wish Irene Jansson a full recovery from surgery. 

Wishing Ginger Freed a speedy recovery from pneumonia. 

Hoping Carla Crancer's husband is doing better after the heart attack he suffered over the recent holidays.

Carla Crancer and Pat Oguss

If you or anyone your know has a special celebration or an illness, please send the information to a Sunshine chairperson,  so that she can send them a card and include them in our monthly updates.


First Name Last Name Birthday
KING 02/10
PAT CULP 02/27

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