BOARD OF DIRECTORS
It's hard to believe the season is coming to an end. To those that are leaving,
safe travels home. This has been a great year and we hope everyone has had fun. Remember to laugh and love everyone,
you never know what greets you around the corner. We have had a great year, have a safe trip home and a safe trip back
next season. Thanks-----Barb Dill. ---Board President.
I’d like to thank everyone for a great season, and wish everyone safe travels to those who
are returning home. I hope everyone has a great Summer. ----Ron Zobel---Park Manager.
MICHIGAN, OHIO, WISCONSIN STATE NIGHT
There will be an Ohio, Wisconsin and Michigan dinner
next March. We are asking folks from these states to bring items that can be used in raffle baskets. Also think
about donating services or items from your business if possible. Some ideas for next year are a sunset cruise pontoon
boat ride, an Oscar fishing trip in the canals by the everglades. Many people don’t get an opportunity to do these
activities so these gifts could be very exciting. Thank you in advance for your generosity. So far, the representatives
from these states are: Arlene and Gloria Pitsch, Eileen Gedert, Beth Boyd, Carol Seiser and her sisters Priscilla and Susan.
will no longer be any carport sales in Ancient Oaks due to fact that some people can’t follow the simple rules regarding
the set up and take down days and times.
NEW YEAR’S EVE MASQUERADE BALL
This night’s entertainment will start at 8:00pm featuring
the SOPHISCATS BAND. Costumes will be required for 1 hour. Show your inner persona, who
you really are. A king, a queen, a belly dancer or just wear a mask and be anonymous for a fantasy fun night.
Come, have fun, dance and be someone else. Questions contact Sandra or Dave Hallock at 716-397-7209.
QUEEN OF THE COURTS SHUFFLEBOARD RESULTS
Lucie Raymond won the 20th annual Queen of the Courts
shuffle board tournament. Lucie defeated Nancy Aseere after a first-ever 4-person playoff. Also in the playoff
was Elaine Thivierge and Darlene Butts.
BATTLE OF THE SEXES SHUFFLEBOARD
It was an all Butts finals
in the battle of the sexes shuffle board tournament when Al defeated his wife Darlene in a best 2 out of 3 games playoff.
Arlene Pitsch was second in the women’s division in a 4-way playoff. Bob Gaul was second in the men’s division.
AMATEUR NIGHT AT THE APOLLO
Ancient Oaks Presents Amateur Night at the Apollo. This was formally called Fun Night.
Next seasons theme will be 1950’s & 1960’s music. What is needed is actors, comedians,
singers, dancers, musicians, entertainers of any kind. This show is scheduled for February
2018 -----------------Any question contact Sandra Hallock at 716-397-7209
FUN BASS FISHING TOURNAMENT
Ancient Oaks final Fun Bass Fishing Tournament for 2017 was held
on March 8th. Everyone had a great time. Congratulations go out to our winners....1st Place Jim Barb & Skip Snyder, 2nd
Place A.C. & Carol Short,
3rd Place. Bob Gibson &
Dion White, 4th Place. Frank Stillrich & Jim Huffman. Thank you so much for making this event so successful
and fun. We thank everyone for their support by coming down and watching the weigh in. Special thanks to everyone who helped
with the hot dogs! Come and join us next year for our FUN BASS FISHING TOURNAMENT. The first one will be December
13th, 2017 ----Jim Butler and Dan Powell.
ART & ARTISAN SHOW THANK YOU
The Art & Artisan show that took place in March
was a huge success. We hope that everyone that attended, enjoyed themselves. Next year’s show will be scheduled
for Sunday March 4th 2018. ------- Karen Williams.
We had 26 great, caring
folks of Ancient Oaks go through the bloodmobile on March 16th. 19 were able to give, potentially saving 57
lives. One Blood asked me to convey their heartfelt thanks. They were hoping to get 16 units so we really exceeded
their expectations. Thanks,—Jol Creech.
50th ANNIVERSARY THANK YOU
We would like to thank all of the couples who attended the 50th Anniversary dinner.
We served 93 couples who were served a hot chicken dinner. All of this would not be possible without you, the attendees,
the S.A.C. and all the tireless volunteers who made this dinner possible. Thank you all so much----Marlene Kreiger and
GOLF CART PARADE REMINDER
I know it’s early but this is for the people who may head North early. Don’t forget
your decorations for this year’s golf cart parade on December 24th 2017. Start planning your decorations now.
—any questions contact Ginette Charlebois on Face Book.
30 ladies enjoyed a very delicious lunch at Norris's, Famous
Place for Ribs in Port St. Lucie on March 22. Shopping was good too! Please watch for the signup sheet in the
clubhouse after the 1st of April about where we will go on April 19th.
HAND AND FOOT
anyone is interested in playing hand and foot this summer contact Diana Sousa at 401-474-6162 or sign the signup sheet in
LINE DANCE CLASS THANK YOU
To our Ancient Oaks line dancing group, oh my gosh, am I blessed beyond measure! Thank you so very much
for your generous gift and your kind words. This season has been a blast! More fun than I could have imagined,
thanks to all of you. It's been a joy to see your progress. For those of you who leave for the summer, I'll
see you next season. For those of you who won't be back, please know that I hold you in my heart. For those
of you who are here year round, remember that we meet all summer.
Special thanks to Vicki Green and Joyce Mong for your help and support, and to Barb Howard and Christine
for your help with the music. For those of you that are thinking of joining us but think you're not good enough,
please do so. All skill levels are welcome, both on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We have a bunch of fun!
Please keep Maudene Powell in your thoughts and prayers.
PS, classes will continue throughout
the summer. From now through the end of April, we will meet Tuesdays at 9:30 AM and Thursdays at 1:00 PM.
Starting in May and through the end of October, we will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 AM. Again,
thank you and ROCK ON!---Wendy Powell
KENTUCKY NIGHT THANK YOU
I would like to thank everyone who helped with Kentucky
night. -----Maudene Powell.
season the S.A.C. as a trial is going to try extending the time for breakfast from 7:15 to 9:00am just for the month of January.
If we see a sizeable change in attendance with the later time we will discuss keeping the later time.
Well folks it’s
that time of the year when some of us must spread our snowbird wings and go back to our Northern homes. We would like
to THANK all the people who have participated in our activities this year and a great big THANK YOU
to all the volunteers without whom, many of the activities would not happen. A special THANKS to Phyllis
and Carolyn for selling tickets every Tuesday and Thursday.
We are looking forward to
next season. We have three out of the park entertainers booked for next season. We are going to try something
different with a TRIVIA night, this should be fun. There will be a prize for the team that wins the Frisbee toss at
the Oldlympics. Don’t forget to practice tossing a Frisbee this summer. Safe travels to all and we
hope to see you all next season. I shared this on face book so I will share it with all of you. May your summer
be filled with good thoughts, kind people, and happy moments
Here are a
few of the expenditures from April 1st 2016 to March 31, 2017. #1 $1,400.00 for stripping & waxing
the Clubhouse floors. #2 $200.00 Stove & range hood cleaning. #3 $351.49 A/O Web site fee. #4 $193.52
ink supplies, paper for posters, the Acorn and the Treasurers reports. #5 $1,212.61 Shuffleboard, Horseshoes & playing
cards supplies. #6 $625.33 for the 50th Anniversary dinner party. #7 555.44 for 6 white banquet tables.
#8 $55.31 fishing competition supplies. #9 $161.78 Christmas luminaries. #10 $5,800.00 for new pavers in front
of the clubhouse. #11 $100.00 Photo directory. #12 54.56 Golf Cart parade #13 $310.44 Pickleball & Petanque
supplies #14 Sysco $8,035.72 Walmart $1,780.63 for a Total of $20,686.83. Love to all ---------------Marlene
Kreiger------S.A.C. President. & the entire S.A.C. board.
A NOTE FROM THE EDITOR
As this is the last Acorn for this Winter season I hope everyone enjoyed this year’s Acorns
and Calendars. The next Acorn won’t be published until November of 2017 and the first calendar will be published
in December 2017. Continue to check the Ancient Oaks Web site for next seasons calendars. If you would like
something in the Acorn that pertains to our Park, you can E Mail it to me at ( firstname.lastname@example.org