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June 1st is the official start to the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, which runs through November 30th. Please stop by the Business Office to pick up our most up-to-date hurricane information for Highlands County and read more to learn about summer happenings at Tanglewood.
If you are looking to sell your home, we hope you consider the Tanglewood sales team, who has sold more than double the number of homes compared to any other company selling homes in Tanglewood in the first quarter of 2018. Read more if you’re interested.
As the seasons change, so do our tastes. We crave fresh ingredients, herbs, and fruitier flavors. If you are planning pool parties or gatherings, make sure your cocktails match the seasonal preference. Town and Country Magazine shares innovative drink recipes, while this piece by The Spruce shares advice on excellent, easy-to-prep pairings.
Quick reminder as we all work together to keep our community safe and sound. Golf carts are a great way to get around Tanglewood, but all visitors who wish to drive a golf cart must have a valid driver’s license. Thanks for keeping this in mind.
The latest capital improvements in the works are a great addition to our beautiful community. We have ordered new tables and have received new chairs for the upper and lower veranda at the pool, as well as new sound barriers for the pickleball courts. Click to see photos!
Aloha! What a great time we had this year at our luau-themed Resident Appreciation Days. We always enjoy this special time that we get to spend with our Tanglewood residents. Mahalo for choosing us as your home. Read more for a recap of all the fun.
In the battle against the ticking clock, it’s interesting to see different perspectives on what keeps folks young. A great wonder is how on the Greek island of Ikaria, one in three make it to their 90’s and rarely have illnesses. Ikarian and author, Diane Kochilas, shares her secrets to a long life. It’s also useful to get advice directly from centenarians. From Betty White (95) to Norman Lloyd (102), these 12 celebrities share their tips for a long life.
Our resident of the month is John (Jack) Edward Nelson, an Army vet who has traveled the country and settled to retire in Sebring. He truly loves our community, but it’s best to hear it from him direclty. Click to hear Jack’s story.
Nine Tanglewood couples have already answered the call to participate in the 50th Anniversary Celebration on February 2. Couples who will celebrate or have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary between March 1, 2018 and February 29, 2019 are eligible to participate in this Tanglewood tradition. Contact Billie in the Activities Office to register. Interviews with participating couples will resume in the fall.
Please join us on Wednesday, June 6 and Wednesday, July 11 at 2:00 p.m. in the Clubhouse for an afternoon movie. The movie selection will be announced at a later date during Monday Coffee and posted on twrtimes.com. We will provide popcorn and sodas.
If a spotless home is your pride, then spring cleaning means you plan on attacking the really big items. Online magazine, House Beautiful, has great deep cleaning recommendations, from tackling your dishwasher to preparing your patio furniture for a great summer. Click here to see their tips and tricks.
Come out and party with us Wednesday, June 13 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Pool Veranda. Lee Allcorn will be here performing for your entertainment. We will have beer, wine, sodas, and water, provided for your enjoyment by Hometown America.
Join us on Independence Day for Tanglewood’s traditional Golf Cart Parade. More information about this event will be announced at Monday Morning Coffee, so stay tuned!
One scoop or two? We will be serving cake and ice cream on Friday, July 27 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Tanglewood Clubhouse. Please join us and be sure to invite a friend. This event is open to all Tanglewood residents and a guest.
If you can’t make it to Broadway to catch the hot new show, or you enjoy concerts from some of our greatest musicians, PBS Great Performances are just a click away. Rediscover your love for theatre with the Broadway series or watch performances from the Kennedy Center. Some of the online shows are free, and additional ones are available through the PBS Passports subscription series. Explore to learn more.
Dances are scheduled for Saturday, June 16 and Saturday, July 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Clubhouse. Tickets are sold at the door: $5 for residents and $6 for non-residents. All residents are automatically entered into a progressive 50/50 raffle. A house number will be called at each dance, and you’ll win the prize amount if it’s yours. You must be present to win, or the pot will go up at the next dance and a different number will be called.
Break out those bell bottoms, peace signs, headbands, and sunglasses, and join us for our 2019 Resident Appreciation Days where our theme will be… TANGLE“WOODSTOCK”. Read more for details and be sure to save the dates: March 26-28, 2019.
DNA kits are growing in popularity, with many people wanting to learn more about their genetics or ancestry. Unusual stories arise, too, like two men in Hawaii who took DNA tests and found out they were more than best friends. Read on to learn their story and what DNA kits can do for you.
What was once old is new again! Hitting the road for vacations are becoming more popular, albeit apparently for more frequent but shorter trips. A great alternative to the increasingly stressful airline experience, you should make the most of your road trip experience. Embrace the allure of the road and check out these excellent road trip tips.
You may be familiar with Facebook, but do you know all of its secret tips and tricks? Make the most out of your social media experience, from hidden settings to fun features. Read more to find out what else Facebook offers.
As a senior, you have access to hundreds of discounts you may not know about. AT&T, Regal Cinemas, McDonald’s, and even Marriott Hotels have a discount for folks as young as 50. Read on to find out the savings you have access to.
One in every five new homes sold in Florida is a factory-built home. Today’s manufactured and modular homes are built with the highest standards of quality, livability, and affordability. While there are a few myths and misconceptions that still arise, we are happy to debunk them. Explore this guide from the Florida Manufactured Housing Association so you can learn the real facts and judge for yourself if these stylish and affordable homes are the perfect fit.
Hometown America is proud to promote SafeHaven National Insurance Agency, specializing in coverage for manufactured homeowners and renters. Many companies are difficult to work with or do not write policies that provide adequate protection for prefabricated homes. Make sure you are dealing with an insurance company that offers competitively priced policies and the protections important to you. Visit SafeHaven online or call 1-800-536-8999 for a quote.
Take the hassle out of making rent payments with Hometown America’s E-Z Pay. With E-Z Pay, your lot rent will be automatically deducted from your bank account on the third of each month. New sign-ups earn a $10 credit.