July 2013 - Plymouth Harbor


July 2013 - Plymouth Harbor
July 2013
Local Teens Team Up for Community Service at Plymouth Harbor
You may have noticed that the Plymouth
Harbor campus has been buzzing with
youth this spring. We have had the great
fortune to be in receipt of the service of
many others: Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, and
area high school students. These fine
young people have given of their time and
talents to move forward several projects on
our campus.
Butterfly Garden
Begun through a gift from the estate of
Tillie Bessemer (former resident who
appreciated the delicate beauty of
butterflies and the restorative powers of a
garden in which to appreciate them), the
Butterfly Garden on the west end of our
grounds has been in need of tender loving
care. Nichole Peal, a senior at the Sarasota
County Military Academy and Ambassador
Scout working on the coveted Gold Award,
learned about butterfly gardens on a visit to
the Florida Native Plant Nursery in Old
Myakka. Having heard about our Butterfly
Garden from a visit with Ann Brackett and
others from Plymouth Harbor, Nichole
gained the support of the Girl Scouts of
Gulfcoast Florida to make this her Gold
Award project. Nichole will restore and
establish a plan to sustain the Butterfly
Garden now and into the future, sharing the
Nichole Peal (2nd from right) with her ‘Butterfly Helpers’
vision Tillie had during her lifetime.
“There are so many elaborate rules for
butterfly gardens, like the number of plants
and which ones are for the butterflies to eat
and which are for laying their eggs,”
commented Nichole. Nichole began work
on the project on May 25, when she and her
crew were here to clear and trim. Later this
summer new plants will be added. A
dedication is being planned for September.
Peninsula Project
In June, we were notified by the Sarasota
Bay Estuary Program that we had received
the $3,000 grant that we had requested for
Phase II of the Peninsula Restoration
Project, the goal being to remove invasive
plantings and replace them with natural and
native plants as part of a long-term effort to
restore a natural ecosystem to the Peninsula.
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Community Service Continued
Part of the project includes community service
from Boy Scout Troop #895, which meets
regularly at First Congregational United
Church of Christ, our founding organization.
The project commenced on Tuesday, June 10
Jared White and Dr. Joe Klein Work on iPad Together
The most popular requests for assistance
typically involve iPads, iPhones, and laptop
computers. Residents sign up for 30-minute
slots, and are assigned a member of the
eTEAM who works with them.
Members of Girl Scout Troop #121 & Boy Scout Troop #895
with removal and plantings. June 18 marked
the first Boy Scout work day at Plymouth
Harbor, when nine Boy Scouts from Troop
#895, three Girl Scouts from Troop #121, and
five scout leaders and parents spent the day
spreading a mound of mulch and watering the
newly planted trees and shrubs. During the
lunch break, information from Dr. Lou
Newman was shared with the scouts on the
birds that frequent the peninsula.
eTEAM members receive community service
credits toward graduation in their high schools.
Students enrolled so far are Jared White of
Suncoast Polytechnical High School, Tamera
Miller and Angelo Buenano of Booker High
School, and Marinna Okawa of Pine View
High School. The first resident signed up for
the program was Dr. Joe Klein, who requested
help with his iPhone and iPad.
An educational program is being planned for
September to share more information on the
importance of the restoration project and good
stewardship of the Bay area.
eTEAM Clinics
eTEAM: Teens & Elders Achieve More’ is a
pilot project of Plymouth Harbor that got
underway June 8. Students from local high
schools come to Plymouth Harbor on
Saturday mornings throughout the summer,
10:00 a.m. to noon, and pair up with residents
who request assistance with electronic devices.
Marinna Okawa assists Barbara Balaban
Thank you to all of our service groups for
choosing Plymouth Harbor for your
community service.
We remain forever
- Becky Pazkowski
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Spiritual Reflections
By Chaplain Jerry O’Connor
In a recent chapel message I used a favorite quotation: “Pain makes you think, thinking makes you wise, and
wisdom makes life endurable.” To lose someone we have come to know and love causes pain. But in truth
we, like the flowers of the field, burst into life, grow, reach maturity and in time [like the flower] we return to
the earth. It is part of the Creator’s plan. It is wisdom that we should acknowledge this reality and learn from
it. In the past eight weeks our Plymouth Harbor family has bid farewell to nine residents. Numerous residents
have spoken to me about how death is much more real in our small vibrant community.
In the Bible, the book of Ecclesiastes focuses upon the limits and contradictions of life in order to teach
wisdom. In Chapter 12 we read: “Remember your creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble
come, and the years draw near when you will say, “I have no pleasure in them.” So often I hear, “Growing old
is not for sissies,” or “The golden years aren’t so golden.” These are times when the wisdom of ages past
becomes even more important, and realizing that with every loss of a friend or loved one our lives change, but
continue on. Peter Ilgenfritz, a United Church of Christ minister in Seattle, Washington, recently shared the
following devotion with a scriptural reference to Ecclesiastes 11:3: “When clouds are full, they empty rain on
the earth.”
“Roger died on a recent Monday night and though it sounds strange to say, he died a good death, for yes, if
death comes to us all, why can’t it sometimes be ‘good’? Not to say that there has not been grief and the ache
of deep missing; the empty rooms and things packed away that will never be shared again. No, not mine to
‘judge’ what such a death means, but only to witness the goodness I have seen. For the past three months
since he sat propped in his hospital bed and was told of his cancer for which there was no cure, Roger has been
emptying his life in forgiveness, thank you, love and good-bye. Remarkable really, to witness his path, as he
summoned family and friends for the conversations he needed, the release of words, deeds, many long since
forgotten. It was a privilege, really, to walk in and out of the home of care his family had made—his recliner
by the window, the feeder outside and the songbirds praising. To witness amidst all the fluttering and duty, a
stilling, quieting as well—the sharing of memories, and holding of hands.”
Death comes sometimes after a long illness, sometimes suddenly. The bright sun we cherish is obscured by
clouds heavy and full of rain [tears] that when emptied, wash away our sorrow, nourish the very ground of our
memories, calling forth love and joy for days yet to come. Peter Ilgenfritz closes his meditation with the
following: “No, we do not often get to choose—but what if today we could choose, here among the living,
with so many deaths before us, that in all the fullness of today there might be an emptying as well of
forgiveness, thank you, love and good-bye.”
Wisdom comes as we survive the storms of life. Let us give thanks and praise for what we have had for a little
In Memoriam
Donald Kerr
Eugenia Magoon
Evelin Corsey
A. Hart Wurzburg
June 5, 2013
June 14, 2013
June 23, 2013
June 26, 2013
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Welcome New Friends
Barbara & Alvin Balaban
Apartment T-1107
Residency Began: December 27, 2012
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Even with this agenda he found time to indulge
his avocations of theatre and cooking. To wit: he
was an active member of the Great Neck
Community Theatre and he was a self-taught
serious cook, even giving cooking lessons.
Enter Al: psychiatrist with a sense of humor.
Enter Barbara: life-long activist. What a combo!
How fortunate that their parents lived five blocks
apart, were friends, and promoted their marriage.
But let us begin with some background. Al has
lived in all of New York’s boroughs. During his
second year of college at NYU, he signed up with
the ASTP (no longer active), a service which
recruited candidates for Army officer training.
Alas, during his fourth year he was drafted and
served in the infantry as a combat “medic.” In
this position he did not bear arms and therein lies
many a frightening tale, such as crossing the
Rhine under heavy fire and living through the
Battle of the Bulge.
He returned after the war to finish college
(graduating Phi Beta Kappa); to attend medical
school, and to meet and marry his sweetheart.
With this accomplished, as well as years of
psychiatric and psychoanalytic training, he was in
private practice from 1954 to 1996. He also
volunteered at many local institutions as
psychiatric consultant, and at age 80 he became a
“Distinguished Life Fellow” of the American
Psychiatric Association.
Now, Barbara: She has had an interest in politics
dating back to Adlai Stevenson days and has been
an activist “par excellence” for many causes. For
instance: during the Vietnam war she helped
organize a draft information and counseling
service to advise individuals of their legal rights.
Another biggie: cancer research. Upon learning
that insufficient time and resources were spent on
this, she studied the issue and helped organize a
group, “The National Breast Cancer Coalition,”
that repeatedly called on senators and
congressmen in Washington to foster interest and
work towards improvement. In effect, Barbara
became a dedicated lobbyist for her cause.
From 1989 to 1996, she was “Director, N.Y.
Statewide Breast Cancer Hot Line.” And she is
the author of “The Breast Cancer HandbookTaking Control After You’ve Found a Lump.”
She, too, has found time for hobbies: bridge—an
intermediate player (please call for a social
game), lap swimming, bird watching, travel,
sunfish sailing.
We also salute Barbara and Al’s joint venture:
three children and five grandchildren.
Welcome to Plymouth Harbor!
- Lee Yousri
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Welcome New Friends
Elizabeth & James Murphy
Apartment W-313
Residency Began: March 14, 2013
Extension 287
the University of Pennsylvania, he taught
Journalism while going to night school.
A college graduation does not seem an obvious
place for a middle-aged man to meet the love of
his life but that is what happened when Jim
Murphy first saw “Elizabeth.” Her son and his
daughter were graduating from Miami University
in Ohio. The night before graduation, all families
celebrated and exchanged introductions. The
lasting one was the relationship that began that
The odds of their meeting any other way seem
slim. Lee grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota. After
graduating from Centenary College in New
Jersey, she returned to St. Paul where she raised
three sons, became a Junior League member, but
was busiest as the owner and buyer of a specialty
store. For 15 years, she traveled on buying trips
to England, Ireland, Iceland, and in America.
Meanwhile, Jim grew up in Darien, Connecticut.
His father’s printing business near Philadelphia
was sold when his father died quite young. Jim
stayed in the area to attend West Chester
University, graduating in 1951. While attending
After graduation, Jim was selected into the Naval
V-5 program which sent him to Georgia Tech.
His life work has been the interconnected world
of mortgage banking, real estate development,
and construction. From laborer to president, Jim
enjoyed and profited from exposure on local,
state, and national levels while living in
Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Florida. His lifelong
commitment to charitable causes has involved
working with the poor, which he continues to do
to this day.
When Lee arrived in Florida, her northern roots
and family ties to a nature center and an
arboretum brought a new sense of appreciation
for Mother Nature. She spent 16 years in
Founders Garden Club. It was fitting that the
Murphys were married at Spanish Point in
Osprey. They resided at The Oaks where Jim
continued his custom home building business.
After 20 years, the Murphys moved to Kenaya in
the Burns Court District before coming to
Plymouth Harbor.
Together these two have 13 grandchildren. It is
not surprising that they have been mentoring
young people in Sarasota County schools for
years in the Take Stock in Children program.
Please welcome this interesting couple to
Plymouth Harbor.
- Isabel Pedersen
July 2013
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A Spirit of Philanthropy
Honor Roll of Generosity
The Plymouth Harbor Foundation wishes to thank the following generous donors for gifts made since the
Foundation was established in the spring of 2012 through May 31, 2013. Your gifts have made a huge
difference in the lives of those we serve.
Monetary Gifts
Zack & Maizie Abuza
Albritton's Nursery
Mary Allyn
Andrew's Tree Service
Artistry Painting Company, Inc.
Ginger & Bob Bailey
Graham & Patricia Barkhuff
David & Ruth Beliles
Robert A. Benson, Jr.
Randy & Camilla Bishop
Alexandra Bongaerts DuVal
Gil & Kay Bosse
Marjorie Boulware
Bill & Ann Brackett
Arthur & Carol Brock
Molly Brzica
Martha Buenneke
Lawrence N. Button
Lee Byron
Pieter A. Catlow
Larry Coffey
Norma Compton, Ph.D.
Marjorie Connor
LuVerne Conway
Robert & Eileen Crane
Bruce Crawford
John & Alida DeJongh
Jack Denison
Carl Denney & Winnie Downes
Joseph & Laura Devore
Jeanne Dewey Hart
Philip L. DuVal
Thomas I. Elkind
Elsie Dreffein Charitable Trust
Dorothy Evans
Margaret Ferguson
Julia Fernald
Fidelity State Bank & Trust Co.
G. Duncan Finlay, M.D.
Stephanie Foster
Arnold & Marcia Freedman
Suzanne Freund
Ann Frigon
Charles & Janet Gehrie
Jeanne Gerry
Katherine Gerscovich
Frank Ginty
Eugenia K. Glasser
James Griffith, M.D.
Macky & Paul Groen, M.D.
Nancy Gross
Norma Jean Hamilton
Kenneth Hanscom
Alyson Harris
Ellen Harrison
Joanne Hastings
Dennis & Priscilla Heindel
Jennifer L. Heinz
George & Florence Heitler
W. J. Hergenrader
Ronald & Kathie Hermann
Janet Hevey
High Plains Journal Employee
High Plains Publishers, Inc.
Harry & Nancy Hobson
Mary Hodgson
Allen Holubar
Thomas & Wendy Hopkins
Jody Hudgins
Barbara Ives
Garry Jackson
Geraldine Johnson
Elizabeth & William Johnston
Lois Katzenbach
William R. Kennedy, M.D.
Nora & Dr. Donald* Kerr
Fran Knight
Vera Kohn
Dave Kuhn
Kunkel Miller & Hament
Eleanor H. Laughead
Lawrence & Nancy Lewis
Jean Lions
Stanley & Gail Macbeth
Vytas & Gerda Maceikonis
John Markham
Virginia McIntire
Bob & Jean McNulty
Judith Merrill
Cynthia Lichtenstein
& Charles Miller
Robert T. Mitchell
Ann Moe
Molly & Fred Moffat, M.D.
Geoffrey Monge
Perry Monroe
Albert & Anne Moore
Moore Stephens Lovelace, P.A.
Senior Moves
William Murtagh, Ph.D.
Jim Myers
Randall L. Natherson
NaturZone Pest Control, Inc.
Cornelia G. Nelson
While every effort is made to correctly list our donors, we deeply apologize for any errors. Please alert us if we have listed your
name incorrectly, by calling 941.361.7398.
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A Spirit of Philanthropy
Irving Newman
Dorothy Nickson
Carri Nix Kivela
Jerry & Barbara O'Connor
Gordon & Arlene Okawa
Robert & Mathilda Overall
H.Y. Painting
Sarah H. Pappas, Ed.D.
Becky & Paul Pazkowski
Norm & Ish Pedersen
Plymouth Harbor Residents Assoc.
Elsa Price
Monte & Phyllis Ray
Richner & Richner, L.L.C.
Lisa C. Ritchie
John & Dianne Ross
Peter & Mary Ruggles
Bobi Sanderson
Sarasota Concert Association, Inc.
Shirlee Schachtel
Joan Schoenherr
Isabel Scull
Bill & Jeanne Seiberling
Charleen Sessions
Joan Sheil
Jean B. Simon
Mary A. Simon
Sir Speedy Printing
Johanna P. Smith
Elizabeth & Jay Sparr
Dinah Stamp
Phil & Barry Starr
Richard & Kathryn Stern
Margaret Stites*
John Strickland
Edmund & Ruth Swanberg
Sandy Taylor
Betty Templeton
Pauline Thoms
Thomas Towler
Clifford & Jana Tuttle
James & Wendy Underwood
Chris & Mike Valuck
Buzz and Sallie VanArsdale
William and Beverly Vernon
Vision PR & Marketing
Douglas W. Whitney
Ursula L. Wiet
James W. Wiggin, M.D.
Jill Wilson
Tena & Tom Wilson
Beverly Wright
Edward Yasuna
Wellness Center
Campaign Gifts
Estate of Peggy Bates
John & Alida DeJongh
Jack Denison
Thomas I. Elkind
Joseph J. & Laura M. Devore
Suzanne Freund
Joanne Hastings
George & Florence Heitler
Harry & Nancy Hobson
Garry Jackson
Elizabeth & William Johnston
Vytas & Gerda Maceikonis
Cynthia Lichtenstein &
Charles Miller
Molly & Fred Moffat, M.D.
Gordon & Arlene Okawa
Becky & Paul Pazkowski
Johanna P. Smith
Dinah Stamp
Sandy Taylor
Thomas Towler
Tena & Tom Wilson
Gifts in Memory Of
Barbara Argenti
Nancy Berkely
Bill Boulware
William (Bucky) Buchanan
John Connor
Bea Davis
Stuart S. & Barbara R. Elkind
Thomas Fontaine
Wendy Gremban
Frank Heider
John K. Hess
Reed & Helen Johnston
Gordon Jones
Donald Kerr
Richard W. Koster
Henry Lehne
Gena Magoon
Ken Merrill
Daniel T. Moe
Betty Monroe
Fairlie Pasfield
Dan Siesel
Margaret Stites
Gifts in Honor Of
Becky Pazkowski
Smith Care Center Staff
Liz Sparr
Wendy Underwood
Elton & Penny Yasuna
In-Kind Gifts
John Argenti
Joseph Berkely
Audrey Brown
Priscilla Doulton
Jane Ebbs
Lois & Charles Edwards, Ph.D.
Suzanne Freund
Gene Heide, Ph.D. &
Celia Catlett, Ph.D.
John Markham
William Murtagh, Ph.D.
Louis E. Newman, DVM, Ph.D.
Jane Smiley
*Passed away during this recognition period.
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Please plan to join us for a special presentation!
“Creating Whole-Person Wellness”
with guest speaker Jan Montague, M.G.S.
3:00 p.m.
July 11, 2013
Pilgrim Hall
For over 30 years, Jan Montague has been focused on the advancement of wholeperson wellness strategies, processes, and outcomes for individuals and organizations.
Jan received her Masters of Gerontological Studies from Miami University, Oxford,
Ohio. She serves on several national and international advisory boards and has
authored numerous articles for professional journals focusing on whole-person
wellness and optimal living across the life course. During her career, she has owned
and managed a chain of wellness-based fitness centers, implemented and operated
Montague, Eippert & Associates, a consulting company that worked with over 200
organizations in their efforts toward whole-person wellness. Most recently, Jan was
President of Whole-Person Wellness Solutions, Cincinnati, Ohio and served as Vice
President of Community Life, Wellness, and Applied Research for Lakeview Village,
Lenexa, Kansas.
And the Residents Made Beautiful Music
When Jana Broder arrived with dozens and dozens
of hand-carved Djembe drums from Ghana, Africa,
no one knew what to expect. By the end of the
hour, it had exceeded all our expectations as three
dozen residents experienced the excitement of
teaming up to make music, the powerful
stress relief, and — most of all — the fun
of the rhythmic drumming experience.
And smiles? Everyone left with a smile on
their face! Will we do it again? An
emphatic yes!
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Research Shows Tai Chi Helps Reduce Falls in Senior Population
An alarming one-third of seniors over the age of 65 and over half of seniors over the age of 80
fall each year. These shocking statistics could be lowered by practicing balance through
A study* performed in one senior living community looked at the benefits that Tai Chi had on
its residents. Tai Chi is a form of exercise that combines slow, controlled, meditative, standing
movements that improve posture, coordinated
movement, and balance. Seventeen residents
participated in a 60 minute Tai Chi class three
times a week for 12 weeks. All of the
residents were 65 years of age or older; seven
used walkers and ten used canes. The
residents’ balance and strength were assessed
one week before starting and one week after
completing the Tai Chi program. Results
showed that the residents performed
significantly better on the post-test compared to the pre-test, concluding that Tai Chi can
increase a person’s balancing capability and decrease their risk of falling.
Plymouth Harbor’s Wellness Department offers two beneficial balance classes to help improve
overall balance and reduce the risk of falling. Better Balance meets every Monday and Friday
from 10:45-11:15 a.m. and Tai Chi meets every Thursday from 9:00-9:30 a.m. Better Balance
combines static and dynamic balance exercises to improve coordination, posture and balance.
*Please see Chris (ext. 377) or Amanda (ext. 350) in the Wellness Department for more
detailed information about the study.
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to conservation
Save Gas and Money with Your Car
Don’t tailgate. Either underway or at a light. It requires a lot of braking and
accelerating. Also, save your lungs. You are breathing the exhaust!
Accelerate slowly and steadily (unless, of course, you’re entering traffic).
Drive ahead, i.e., look for red lights ahead of cars or traffic backed up in front
of you, and slow down in anticipation of stopping. Don’t speed up and brake
between lights. The less braking and accelerating, the less gas usage.
Maintain correct air pressure in tires. Values for your car can be found in either
the maintenance book or on the driver door pillar. Check tire pressure when
the tires are cold; e.g. before you drive the first time of the day.
Avoid unnecessary idling of the engine.
Eliminate unnecessary weight of items in car; more weight means more power
Drive on high speed highways in overdrive, i.e., the highest gear.
Follow the maintenance schedule in your auto maintenance manual.
Avoid carrying items on the roof. Aerodynamics are affected, creating drag.
Slow down! Gas mileage usually decreases rapidly at speeds above 60 mph.
Plan your trips; utilize routes and timing to avoid heavy periods of congestion.
- Mike Kolker, Conservation Committee
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Cause for Applause!
2013 Doyle Scholarship Recipients Announced
Through the generosity of the Mildred and Bernard Doyle
Charitable Trust, $5000 scholarships have been awarded to
Plymouth Harbor employees Monica Copeland and Franco
Valencia. Thirteen applications were received this year, with one
previous recipient applying for a continuation of his scholarship
funding. It was the wish of Mr. and Mrs.
Doyle, former Plymouth Harbor
residents, that this scholarship provide
educational assistance to “a worthy and
Harry Hobson, Monica Copeland & Joe Devore
needy student of an employee of
Plymouth Harbor” or “a worthy and needy employee seeking to increase their skills
or to obtain a higher education.” The scholarship selection committee at Northern
Trust Bank includes former Plymouth Harbor executive director Jack Smith.
Monica Copeland joined the Smith Care Center staff as an LPN in February 2008.
Monica plans to enroll in the LPN to RN Transition Program at State College of
Florida. Franco Valencia joined the Plymouth Harbor staff in March 2011 and
serves as a Line Cook. Franco is pursuing his bachelor’s degree in Hospitality and
Hotel Management at the University of South Florida. Congratulations to both!
Harry & Franco Valencia
JULY 2013
sheila strahorn
Sheila is a dedicated certified nursing assistant in
the Smith Care Center. A member of the staff
since 2011, she is described by her team members
as “very pleasant, friendly, and hard working. She
has a wonderful attitude and we know the residents
are getting the best care when she is here.”
Originally from Rockford, Illinois, Sheila holds an
AA degree from Rock Valley College. She and
her husband, Lorron, have two children, Alec and
Anna. Sheila is very glad to have the opportunity
to work at Plymouth Harbor, saying, “I enjoy my
co-workers and residents very much. Everyone is
wonderful!” Congratulations, Sheila!
Maryanne Shorin
on her recent promotion to
Director of Resident Services
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What DOESN’T Make It Into the Herald Tribune’s
Health+Fitness Section?
Thursday, July 11 at 7:45 p.m. ~ Pilgrim Hall
Barbara Peters Smith, daughter of Plymouth Harbor resident Johanna
Smith, will enlighten us about the fads, well-intentioned cures and
downright scams that cross her desk. How does she put together all
that good information we find in the Health+Fitness section every
Barbara Peters Smith
Health+Fitness Editor
Sarasota Herald Tribune
Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer
Eveyone feels a connection with Gene
Kelly. He called his vigorous, athletic
way of dance American Style, and he
makes us all feel like we should be singin’
— and dancing — in the rain.
Thursday, July 18 at 7:45 p.m.
Pilgrim Hall ~ 85 minutes
The Songwriters: Burton Lane
Spend an intimate evening of informal music and fascinating
stories. Ira Gershwin was so nervous about meeting composer
Burton Lane that he took a tranquilizer. It was the beginning of a
long collaboration and enduring friendship. Burton does a live
duet with Gershwin’s home movie performance of a song they
were working on, and it’s a showstopper. He’s got a treasure
trove of stories!
Thursday, July 25 at 7:45 p.m. ~ Pilgrim Hall ~ 50 minutes
The Songs:
Old Devil Moon
Too Late Now
On A Clear Day
How About You?
Look to the Rainbow
If This Isn’t Love
Everything I Have Is Yours
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Art & Artists
The History of Plymouth Harbor’s Batik Art
When Plymouth Harbor was built in 1966, the Mayflower Dining Room
had pictoral fabric panels on the windows. The panels were produced in
her home by the late Bonnie Bell, a woman who lived ‘south of Sarasota’.
They depicted the story of the Pilgrims’ voyage from Europe to Cape Cod
and were rendered using a process known as BATIK, an ancient method of
producing line, design and color on textiles by dyeing them, after having
first applied wax to the fabric which was to
be left untouched.
Over the years, the fabric wore out;
however, approximately a dozen small
scenes were saved and framed. At the present time, nine of those scenes hang
in the lobby and Plymouth Rock Cafe. The very large piece on the east wall
of the Cafe is entitled The Ship. Two Women Consoling One Another on
Board Ship, Two Men in Conversation, and Pilgrim Family with the Father
Carrying the Bible are displayed in the north corridor. In the south corridor
you can enjoy Pilgrims Cooking Together in a Large Pot, Men with Tools
Conferring in Front of Houses (shown left), Southampton, Plymouth Harbor,
and Three Men: Pilgrim, British Soldier, Indian (shown above).
The Residents Association Decor Committee thanks resident Frances Knight for this information, as compiled by L. Deglman, May
2013. Decor Committee co-chairs: Nancy Gross and Lyn Deglman.
Wednesday, July 31 at 3:00 p.m. ~ Pilgrim Hall
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Things to Do & Places to Go!
call ext. 252 to sign up
Friday sOutin
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Sea Monsters Revealed uses revolutionary polymer preservation techniques to bring
real sea animals onto dry land for an up-close and personal look at these most
mysterious creatures of the deep sea. You’ll move back in time to an 18th century
oceanographer’s study and forward to enter a specially built submersible, where
you’ll descend to the depths to explore the sea floor. Walk on the ocean floor
among the giants of the deep. Our outing includes transportation, admission, MOSI
and lunch (including entrée, beverage, dessert, tax, gratuity) at Red Lobster. $55 all
Dinner Outing to Selva Grill on Main Street
Tuesday, July 30th ~ Departs 5:45 pm
Cost: $10 trip fee plus Dutch Treat dinner
Menu available in Resident Services office
at Sea
Rings Around
Mare Nostrum
These next two episodes of
‘Victory at Sea’ will air on
Saturday, July 20 at 7 pm in
Pilgrim Hall
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Plymouth Rock Café Entertainment
Jim Myers at the Keyboard
5:15-6:15 pm
July 9
5:15-6:15 pm
July 3
July 23
July 18
Bus departs
7:30 pm
Theatre Troupe
“Friday Café Chat”
Every Friday in the Café
10:00 a.m.
Chat with Chef René
July 5 ~ July 12 ~ July 19
Wed July 24
Paul Pazkowski on Guitar
Wed Aug 28
ticket & transportation
Chat with Harry
July 26
Summer at the
Banyan Theatre
Painting Churches—July 10
Heroes—July 31
Time Stands Still—Aug 21
Tickets: $28.50/1 $52/2
Ext. 252
Ticket(s) +
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New in the Library
FICTION - Regular Print
DVD Highlights—New in Library
Alex Cross, Run (2013) by James Patterson
And the Mountains Echoed* (2013)
by Khaled Hosseini
Bad Monkey (2013) by Carl Hiassen
The Kill Room (2013) by Jeffrey Deaver
Little Green (2013) by Walter Mosley
Midnight at Marble Arch (2013) by Anne Perry
The Ophelia Cut (2013) by John Lescroart
Paris (2013) by Edward Rutherfurd
The Race* by Clive Cussler
Robert B. Parker’s Iron Horse* (2013)
by Robert Knott
The Son (2013) by Philipp Meyer
The Tooth Tattoo (2013) by Peter Lovesey
The Woman Upstairs (2013) by Claire Messud
The Guilt Trip
The Impossible
Side Effects
Silver Linings Playbook
Witness for the Prosecution
Stop by the Library to see many other additions
to our “New” list. And we’re always happy to
welcome your DVDs as donations to the DVD
*indicates a gift
+PH author
NON-FICTION - Regular Print
FICTION- Large Print
Big Sky Summer* by Linda Lael Miller
Sidney Sheldon’s The Tides of Memory* (2013)
by Tilly Bagshawe
Some Buried Caesar & the Golden Slippers
by Rex Stout
12th of Never* (2013)
by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro
Unintended Consequences* (2013) by Nora Roberts
Bill and Hillary* (2012)
by William Henry Chafe
The Last Lion Vol III*
by William Manchester
Let’s Explore Owls with Diabetes (2013)
by David Sedaris
The Sociopath Next Door*
by Martha Stout
The Unwinding (2013)
by George Packer
July 2013
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Harbor Light
July Movies
Tuesdays at 7:45 pm
Tom Hopkins
Chairman, Board of Trustees
July 2
Harry E. Hobson
Garry Jackson
Senior Vice President/CFO
Gordon Okawa
Vice President
Marketing & Community Affairs
Harbor Light Staff
Tena Wilson
Vice President
Support Services
Maryanne Shorin
Director of Resident Services
The Usual Suspects
July 9
106 minutes
The Remains of the Day
July 16
134 minutes PG
The Verdict
July 23
129 minutes R
July 30
128 minutes PG-13
Love in the Time of Cholera
138 minutes
Harbor Light Committee
Vera Kohn, chair
David A. Beliles
G. Randolph Bishop
Celia Catlett
Isabel Pedersen
Ila Preti
Don Wallace
Lee Yousri
Got a movie request? Call Ext 252 or put your
request in the box located in the Library. Got DVDs you think
others might enjoy? Donate them to the library.
July 7
2:00 & 7:00 pm
Water (subtitles)
July 14
July 21
700 John Ringling Boulevard
Sarasota, FL 34236-1551
July 28
117 minutes
Red Dog
92 minutes
The Ice Harvest
92 minutes R
The Other Boleyn Girl
115 minutes