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.

BACK PAIN?

How To Live With it or Without itHave you ever had back pain? Probably most of Tanglewood residents have experienced some form of back pain. Personally, playing pickleball for a year was twisting my already curved spine into a painful backache. I had to choose between pain or the first sport I’ve ever enjoyed playing…

The Monster Mash

Halloween Dance 2018Last Saturday Night in Tanglewood there was a barrage of unique visitors haunting the clubhouse. Entering the front door were Green faced ‘Witches’, Harry Werewolf, an Alien in a box, Pirates and Wenches, along with a few celebrities like Miss Piggy snorting a piggy grin, Tom Brady still carrying that deflated football, (Colts…

Surfin’ USA

Beach Boys Tribute Band Sunday evening the clubhouse was “rockin and a rollin” to the second show of the season from the “Special Events” of Tanglewood Concert Series. Well worth the $15.00 to go back in the 60’s era and listen to a tribute to the most well known ‘American Rock Band’ that history would record.…

Hurricane Weather Terms

Which is Worse; Hurricane Watch or Hurricane Warning?WEATHER TERMS USED 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…

CPR Course Offering

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Would you be interested in taking a CPR for Family & Friends course here in Tanglewood? CPR for Family & Friends is a ‘Hands Only‘ CPR Course by the American Heart Association.  No mouth to mouth breathing or special equipment needed. Hands Only CPR was designed for non-medical individuals who desire to know…

Photo Directories

Photo Shoot for Another Directory Coming SoonGreat News! If you had your photo taken for the directory and have not received your copy, you have the following options: 1. Contact Diane or Howard Lowry at 863-382-6170. 2. Come to Monday Morning Coffee: (they will be distributing directories after  announcements) 3. Pick up your copy at 1707…

Hurricane Irma Trivia

Hurricane Irma; A Look Back…Where Were You When Hurricane Irma Swirled Into Tanglewood? One year ago this week, Tanglewood residents were busy preparing for hurricane Irma. Tropical storms and high winds were expected, and a few hurricane parties were being planned.  The atmosphere inside the clubhouse was cheerful as residents had begun earlier that week to…

Special Needs Hurricane Shelter Registration

Special Needs & Equipment List2018 Special Needs Shelter Registration Began January 1st All persons interested in utilizing the Special Needs Shelters for the 2018 Hurricane season will need to register with the Highlands County Health Department. If you require specialized equipment for your health needs such as oxygen concentrator or other similar equipment (see list)…

Hurricane Drill

TCC Hurricane Shelter ReviewThe Hurricane Drill     After the drill on Monday evening, our total number of registered residents is over 200.  Tanglewood Community Church is grateful for this opportunity to serve in a Leadership role for all Tanglewood Residents during a Disaster. Office Manager, Tammy Martin, gave her full support during Morning Coffee last week.…

Code BROWN…

DISCLAIMER: Not for The Faint Hearted If you have a weak stomach, read with caution… Recently, and frequently, we have had a ‘Code Brown’ in our Tanglewood Pool. Intentional or accidental, animal or human, there is a protocol that has to be followed to keep swimmers from contracting Shigella, Norovirus, and/or E. Coli. Steps to…