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The August ’18 NEWS is HOT off the PRESS!

In this issue… Enjoy all the fun from July 4, learn about a new way to manage Silver Alerts, celebrate the groundbreaking of the Veterans Memorial, get to know what The News is all about, learn some SCC history, stroll down the nature trail, meet some...

News

Sen. Rubio Mobile Office — July 26

The Gulf Coast Regional Office of U.S. Senator Marco Rubio will be holding office hours in Sun City Center on Thursday, July 26, 2018. Sen. Rubio's staff will be at Sun City Center Old Town Hall from 1 – 5 p.m. This is an opportunity for constituents in the immediate...

Welcome Dep. Taverau

Welcome Dep. Taverau By Diane Loeffler   The Boys and Girls Club have a new deputy, Efrain Taverau. Previously, Deputy Jeffrey Merry worked with the club as well as being Sun City Center’s Community Resource Deputy. The Boys and Girls Club is available for...

Features

Samaritans Alzheimer’s Auxiliary

The GFWC Sun City Center Woman's Club gave a check for $1,000 to Dolores Berens (center) as a donation to the Samaritans Alzheimer's Auxiliary. Pat Bacon (left) and Monica McPhillips (right) represented the Woman's Club. This donation will help Sun City...

Punching out Parkinsons

By Diane M. Loeffler   Perhaps the most upbeat and invigorating place to be at 1 p.m. on Thursdays is the theater room in Sun Towers. As you walk in the room for this once a week class, instructor Eric Allen, assistant instructor Sandra Riano and volunteer...

Travel

Airboat Adventures at Lake Tohopekaliga

By Kai Rambow   Startled by our airboat, a raccoon burst out of the marshy grasses and bounded for shore.  This is one of the fun surprises of taking an airboat ride; you won’t know what you’ll see on your ride.  On our trip we saw snail kites, bald eagles, herons,...

Exploring New and Old at Ringling

Exploring New and Old at Ringling By Kai Rambow   When you think Ringling, you probably think circus. The Ringling encompasses a diverse collection with something of interest for just about everyone.  What started as the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art continues...

Astonishing Angkor Wat

Astonishing Angkor Wat By Kai Rambow You’ve seen these temples in movies, yet may not make the connection.  You vaguely recall hearing the name, but can’t quite place it.  Angkor Wat is classified as one of the ancient wonders, and as my friend Jodie-Beth described...