Pam Batey

Moved to Tanglewood in August 2016, with husband, Steve and dog, Maggie. Retired Paramedic, now continuing my hobby writing short stories and information in the "You and Your Health" Section of the newsletter. Active Member of Tanglewood Community Church.

Hurricane Response Team

Empty Chairs this summer

Missed Us By That MuchWhat a week!  We were very fortunate that Dorian did NOT come our way. Most of all, this week showed how well we can all work together for the good of everyone. Tanglewood residents and management worked like a well oiled machine, taking precautions, having group meetings, maintenance checks, and great…

Hurricane Emergency Response Team

Stay Here or head North?IF YOU STAY; Its time to register your name in the Hurricane Response Book. Tanglewood Community Church will be sponsoring the “The Hurricane Emergency Response Team at Monday Coffee on July 8th.  The Pet registration book is on the Credenza in the clubhouse. Pastor Bill will give the background of how…

“Moving On” Readers Play

Great Entertainment Friday and Saturday evening the Diversions Committee and Theatre on a Dime presented the play “Moving On“. It was one of their best performances. Written and directed by Betsy Ellis, who watched from ‘afar’ as her crew and actors provided the audience with a genre of emotions. One minute there was comedy and…

Water Volleyball Residents vs Staff

Water Volleyball Upset WinFriday afternoon at the pool was well attended as the ‘Championship Water Volleyball Game’ between the Tanglewood Residents and our Manager, Tammy Martin, and her staff. Around 1:00 pm the players began to arrive with some wearing colorful swimwear, an obvious deterrent for the ‘other side’. Also, to  to get a ‘feel’…

FIRE ANTS !!

Medical and Home RemediesSunday of this week I went over to check on a house I had staged and saw results from the past few days of storms and blowing wind. There were limbs laying on the ground underneath a palm tree. The limbs were brown, and a little damp. Non the less, I decided…

Hurricane Weather Terms

Which is Worse; Hurricane Watch or Hurricane Warning?WEATHER TERMS FOR HURRICANE SEASON Part of staying informed about weather conditions is understanding the different terms used by weather forecasters.  Following are some of the most common terms: Advisory: Hurricane and storm information is disseminated (dispersed) to the public every six hours. Special Advisory: Information is broadcast when there…

The POW/MIA Table

A Place Setting For One, A Table For AllThursday afternoon the Veterans of Tanglewood hosted a 75th Anniversary in remembrance of D-Day. We heard the speech written by General Dwight D. Eisenhower to the troops before they left for Normandy. Of the thousands who battled in the war that literally changed the world. They were known…

Hurricane Safety for Tanglewood Special Needs Residents

FORMS ARE NOW AVAILABLE – CredenzaSpecial Needs Residents; (those requiring electricity for survival, such as Bi-Pap, C-Pap, Oxygen, Dialysis, etc.) should preregister with the health department to reserve a place in a hurricane shelter nearby, should the storm decide to swing by Sebring again.  Application Forms will be made available soon at the clubhouse. They…

Hurricane Safety Information

PET Registration Information (Hurricane Season June – November)In September of 2017, Hurricane Irma struck Sebring Florida. Food and supplies arrived a few days later, thanks to our then new pastor, Dr. Bill Burnham. He needed volunteers for leadership in various areas for distribution. We came, we saw, and we conquered by sharing responsibilities during the…