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Sunday August 19 th 2018 

 

 

COMING UP IS ONE OF OUR MOST IMPORTANT MEETINGS SINCE BECOMING

A RESIDENT OWNED COMMUNITY !  READ BELOW !


IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL MEMBERS:

THE FIRST ANNUAL MEETING WILL BE HELD:

 WHEN:  TUESDAY,  AUGUST 21

WHERE:  CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 429 MONPONSETT ST. (RT. 58), HANSON   

TIME: CHECK IN WILL START @ 6:15 P.M.

MEETING WILL START @ 7:00 P.M. - PLEASE REFER TO THE PACKET YOU RECEIVED FOR MORE INFORMATION AND BRING IT WITH YOU ! -  

REMEMBER, YOU MUST BE A MEMBER IN GOOD STANDING TO BE ABLE TO VOTE, WHICH MEANS YOUR RENT MUST BE UP TO DATE AND YOUR MEMBERSHIP FEE MUST BE PAID OR PAYMENTS BEING MADE ACCORDING TO THE MEMBERSHIP AGREEMENT YOU SIGNED, WHICH WAS A $25 DEPOSIT AND $5 A MONTH UNTIL PAID.

DON'T FORGET THE DOOR PRIZE OF ONE MONTHS FREE RENT   !   PLEASE PLAN ON ATTENDING !


YOU WILL BE ELECTING NEW BOARD MEMBERS - VOTING ON THE BUDGET AND VOTING ON BYLAW CHANGES !

Here are their names and what position they are running for:

Nancy Froio / President - Ted Hayworth / Vice President  - Dot Lamoureux / Treasurer - Iris Perkoski / Secretary

YOU MUST CHOOSE ONLY 5 OF THESE PEOPLE BELOW TO SERVE ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Jeanne Brannen / Director  - Sally Burke / Director  - Michael Crovo / Director   

Ted DeMariano / Director - John Downey / Director - Frank Garabaldi / Director

John Kessinger / Director -  Frank Ryan / Director - Dick Yergeau / Director


Headlines - Life Events and Recent News:

Special Town Meeting ! Mon Aug 20th  7pm @ Halifax Elementary School regarding the renovation project on the COA building. The bids will be coming in the week of Aug 13th  and may be over the $2 million  voted in last year. Please attend this meeting as your support is needed for the difference to get this renovation started and finished . ........................ Thanks You


The Candidates night was on Tuesday August 14th @ 6:30 pm @ Henrich Hall ! What a great turnout ! Thanks are sent out to the Nomination Committee - Charlie Brine Chairman and Members Roxanne Currier and Donna O'Connell  for all of their work putting it together - Thanks to all of the candidates who are running for office for their time.


From Iris Perkoski - Chair - Entertainment Committee

Speaking for myself, let me first say how pleased I was with the attendance at Candidate Nights, the questions that were asked, and the suggestions that were made.

UPDATE – Dance/Karaoke Night held Saturday August 11 th was a lot of fun and attended by many residents. Thank you Jeff O’Connell and Carl Faith.

UPDATE – Making Boston Sports Team Ball Ornaments and scarves for sale at the Craft Fair – The following people have been working on this project: Joan Moran, Nancy Froio, Dot Pease, Carol Torrey, Judy Yergeau, Pat Darrah, Iris Perkoski, Sandi Dalton. Much of the work for this project is being done at home. Thank you Crafters!

Ideas being tossed around starting in January: Line Dance Instruction and A Once a Month Meet & Greet welcoming new residents. In order to make this work well, it requires a group of people to take charge. Any Volunteers???

Paint Night is scheduled for Tuesday August 28th from 6:30pm – 8:30pm. It is $15/pp.  Please let me know if you are planning to attend so Tami can prepare a set up for you. You may RSVP via Facebook or leave me a phone message 781.293.1577.

Movie Night – none scheduled for August since we have a very heavy administrative schedule.  We will do it again in September ! !

Re-Organizational Meeting of the Entertainment Committee will be scheduled. For right now, I would like to know who is interested in bringing/organizing various entertainment to our community. If you signed up at the beginning of this year, please confirm that you would still like to be on this committee. So far we have the following organizers signed up: Iris Perkoski, Carl Faith, Sally Burke, Pat Darrah, Bernie Lennox, Nancy Froio, Donna and Jeff O’Connell, Judy Yergeau. Please leave me a phone message at 781.293.1577.


The Word STOP with a line is now painted WHITE at almost all intersections ! !  WE ASK that people please do that ! It only takes a few seconds to keep us all safer ! .............................Please let your visitors know also !  ….. Thanks ! ! ! 

People have been asking about the stumps from the trees that were uprooted ! That is being worked on and will not be done by Villiard Tree Services ! Please don't call them. Call the Board for any updated or more info here when available ! We thank you for your patience ! 


   Have some news that you would like to share with the community ??

 Free for Halifax Estates Member Residents ! See Bottom of Newsletter for details !


Our Weekly Community Events:

The BINGO that will be held on Sunday Aug. 19th

will be @ the regular start time of 6:45 p.m.

Bingo - August  13 th -  1st  Special –Ed Myrbeck - Door Prize- Ellie Hurst -  50/50 – Kathy Finch– Even Odd- Marie Fletcher - 2nd  Special -  1st Jen Walker (again) LOL -  2nd - Stan Estabrook -  3rd -Ellie Hurst ................................ Claire Johnson

 

     To all our Bingo players: Due to an important Town Meeting on Monday Aug. 20th, we will be having our Bingo game on Sunday Aug. 19th @ the regular start time of 6:45 p.m. This will give everyone the opportunity to go to the Town Meeting, which concerns the remodeling of the Senior Center. Please plan on attending this important Town Meeting on Monday, Aug 20th!

 BINGO EVERY MONDAY @ HENRICH HALL GAMES START 6:45 Sharp

  Whist – August 15 th  1st - Lorraine Umbrianna  with 61 Pts - 2nd  _  A tie Cam Ibbitson and Ed Myrbeck with 57 Pts and 3 rd _ Myrna Yunits with 21  Pts  ………… Nancy Hiltz

 

 Bowling – August 16 th - Woman’s High Single –Sally Burke @ 111 -  Woman’s High Three Total –Sally Burke @ 269 - Men’s High Single: Tom Crotty @ 95 -  Men’s High Three Total –  Tom Crotty @ 255   - Theresa MacDonald and Tom Crotty won the quarters. 

....... Rita Magnarelli

 

Knitting and Crocheting  - Every Wed @ 90 Maplewood Dr -  1:00 pm -  Yarn for something different Come join us !

The Singing Seniors   Practices Thursday evenings  7 PM to 8 15 PM at Henrich Hall. 


 

   Upcoming Events:

 The Next Board of Directors Meeting will be held on Thursday Aug. 23rd @ 6:00 pm. @ Henrich Hall Upper Level !

The Norwell Visiting Nurse will be here on Monday, August 27th from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. There is no cost to anyone to come have your vitals checked and ask her questions, if you have any!

Paint Night @ Henrich Hall is scheduled for Tuesday, August 28th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Please RSVP to Iris at 781-293-1577 so the teacher can have a set up for you. $15 p.p.

We will be having a Flu Shot Clinic with Marc, the pharmacist from Osco Drug, on Tuesday, Sept. 11th @10:00 am. Stay tuned for more information! Mark your calendars !

Fosters Down East Clambake in Maine - Tues. Sept 18th    - $81 per person - Leave Henrich Hall 8 am Return by 5 pm - 

Must Reserve by 9/10/18  -Call Dottie Martel @ 781-801-4822  - Chicken Also Available

The Next Halifax Estates Helping Hands Committee Meeting will be held on Friday September 21st lower Level Henrich Hall ! Hope your having a great Summer ! :-)

The Annual October Craft Fair. It is scheduled for October 27, 2018.  from 9-2 ..... More info to come at a later date. ...... Iris Perkoski


 

 

   Trips with Dave Roy   Call - 781-294-4846  - We need at least 30 people to go on these bus trips ! Friends and Family are always welcome ! ALL TRIPS ARE NOW $30.00 Per Person All Trips to be Paid 10 days in advance and NON REFUNDABLE Unless due to sickness or emergency.

 

TWIN RIVER CASINO TRIP - Tues. September 4th -  $30 pp Leaves @ 10am - We Need at least 30 people ! ! Call Us ! !

 

 


 

   For Sale, Wanted, Needed or Free:

 

For Sale:  2 His and hers swivel rockers  $100.00 for the pair Call Carl @ 781-293-3391 or 774-240-3252

Free- 31.5 x 41 mirrors Take 1, 2 or all 4   Call Jeanne @781-217-4706

 

Wanted  A ride to +/or from the T station one time (anyday), will pay $5 for gas   Please call Jeanne @781-217-4706

For Sale  - 2005 F-350 pick up s/c diesel -$2500 low miles needs work - 2008 Ford Focus - Needs Work - $1500 - 20 Ft Aluminum Ladder $100 - 8 ft Step Ladder $50 - 6’ fiberglass step ladder $30 -  Please Call 339-933-1143

Please Notify Us When Items Are SOLD  !  ................... Thank You !


 Other Notices:

NEW PHONE BOOK:  If you DO NOT want your phone number to appear in the new Phone book or your number has changed, please call Frank Garabaldi and leave a message at 1- 617-407-1886.  .......................... Thank You ! ! !


   Business Ad's and Notices:

 


 

CNA Looking For Part Time Work - Caring for People !  - I Live in the Park Also. For Info Please Leave a Message

 

Call "Sadie" @ 508-484-3633

 


COMMUNITY HOME SALES  by REAL ESTATE DONE YOUR WAY In Halifax Estates  Have a Home to Sell That Needs Fixing Up ??                   We Have a Buyer !!!!  OR  Just Have a Home to Sell  ???? We Have Buyers !!!!   CALL US !  WE WOULD LIKE TO WORK WITH YOU !

Charlie Brine    352-789-9791 or Marion Krivacs   339-933-6438  

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A Message From: The Park Sales Group -  If you have a home to sell here in the community of Halifax Estates we can help you sell your home period ! ! ! !  Please call Jeff or Donna O'Connell @  781-294-1087  or  781-264-6588 -

NO HYPE  just doing business the right way ! - Visit Us ONLINE @ ParkSalesGroup.com  or  HalifaxMobileHomes.com  or you can see  our ad in the Halifax C.O.A. Newsletter Too ! We Support Local ! - That's it ........  “ Plain - Simple - Straightforward “


For a Little $ $ Your Approved Business Ad Could Be Here !

( which is then donated to the Halifax Estates Helping Hands Committee)

send us an e mail @ halmobilehomes@aol for details !  Or call 781-294-1087


Entertainment  Section:

 

Today August 19th- National Potato Day ! Mashed, Au Gratin, French fried or baked enjoy your favorite on this holiday ! :-)

 

Trivia --What is the regulation height for a basketball hoop?

 

Did You Know ? - Play-Doh was originally a wallpaper cleaner. Back when people burned coal to heat their homes, they got rid of soot by rolling the dough across their walls. The advent of vinyl wallpaper and new heating methods rendered the dough useless- so they changed the product name and started selling it as a toy

 

Weekly Laughs - What kind of sports car does a cat drive?……. A Furrari. ! - I have a neck, but no head, and I wear a cap. What am I? …….. A bottle! -  Why shouldn’t you fall in love with a pastry chef? ………. He’ll dessert you. - What does the ghost call his true love? His ghoul-friend. - What did the little boat say to the yacht? …… Can I interest you in a little row-mance?- What did the guy with the broken leg say to his nurse? “I’ve got a crutch on you.” - A woman noticed her husband standing on the bathroom scale, sucking in his stomach. “Ha­­! That’s not going to help,” she said.  ……“Sure, it does,” he said. “It’s the only way I can see the numbers. -  What do you call cheese that is sad?…….  Blue cheese. - Did you hear the one about the guy who invented Tic Tacs? They say he made a mint. - What do you get when you play Tug-of-War with a pig?…… Pulled-Pork. -  What do you call the king of vegetables? ……. Elvis Parsley. - Spending a lot of time at the coffee bar can cause a latte problems. -The trouble with jogging is that by the time you realize you’re not in shape for it, it’s too far to walk back. -  What do you call a wet bear?…….. A drizzly bear -  What does a cloud wear under his raincoat?……  Thunderwear! - What do you say to your goldfish on his birthday? …..  Have a fin-tastic day. That's It  .................... Ok One More ........ Statistics show that those who have the most birthdays live the longest.

Boom ! - (Mike Drop) .........................That is all we have for today !   BADA BING  ! 

 

Trivia  Answer - that would be 10 Feet !  And FYI - Regulation backboards are 72 inches wide by 42 inches tall. Basketball rims are also 8 inches in diameter.

 

Weekly Quote   -- Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.  .......... Albert Einstein

  Next Town Recycling  Wed Aug 29 th and Wed Sept 12 th   

That’s it for this week, Be Safe and Be Well !

............ Jeff O’Connell Sr. - Editor    

  Thought for today - The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude.

 ……… William James

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