June 2017 New Residents

Welcome News – June 26, 2017

Meet Joe and Rissa Burke

1611 Wildflower (Wildflower)

Cell Phones    321-303-7714 and/or 407-683-4688

Email: Joe: a2004ssr@aim.com    Rissa: rissaburke@gmail.com

Joe and Rissa bought a house in Tanglewood and moved here from Deland Florida.  They’ll be with us year round. Joe was in Energy Dispatch and was a gasoline tanker driver.  He enjoys basketball, ping pong and car shows.  Rissa is an ESE Para working with children with special needs.  She was just hired at Sun n Lake Elementary School.  She loves dancing and swimming!


Welcome News – June 12, 2017

Meet Kent and Nancy Miller

4104 Smoke Signal (Dreamcatcher)

Cell Phones    Kent, 863-991-3910      Nancy, 863-664-0242

Email   millerkmtrue@gmail.com

Kent and Nancy originally hail from the state of Nebraska where they were involved in farming and sales..  They have lived in the Sebring area for many years, first in Buttonwood Bay, then in Sebring Estates (the car streets!), and now will be with us year-round in Tanglewood!   Nancy has run a cafe and been a house wife.  Their special interests are in stained glass and they’ve already toured our Wood and Glass Shop. They’ve enjoyed years of travel in their RV during the summer months; sadly they sold their coach this past winter. We welcome Kent and Nancy into our Tanglewood family!

Who To Contact?

The Welcome Committee has created a list of groups, clubs, committees, and other helpful information to help all new residents and/or those that have been here awhile learn what is available in Tanglewood. We call this the “Who to Contact” list. This is updated throughout the year as new groups, clubs or committees are formed and information of existing groups change. Note the date on the right hand bottom of the document which shows the last date changed. All new residents that we visit are given a copy of this list but since this list can change, the latest version is on the Home page of Twrtimes. Just look on the left side under Upcoming Events and click on the Who to Contact link under Welcome Committee.

Leaving for the Summer or for a month or more?

For those that leave for the summer, we want to make sure people taking off for the summer or who will be gone a month or more have a copy of our Check Off List for Closing Your Tanglewood Home For The Summer_PDF.  This gives many tips on what needs to be done to make sure you find your home in good shape, when you return.

General Information For All New Residents
All new homeowners and those on the “lease to buy” program are visited in their home by a member of the Welcome Committee. A Welcome Bag is provided with information that will help them learn about what is going on in Tanglewood during that visit. Information about the surrounding area is also included with various giveaways from local banks, hospitals, and the Chamber of Commerce. Business cards and/or flyers from other Tanglewood residents who offer a product or service are also included as well as some outside vendors.
Be our guests at Monday Morning Coffee in the main clubhouse at the Welcome Table starting at 8 AM. Just look for the big yellow welcome sign on the table near the front door inside the hall. Get introduced to everyone, have your picture taken and learn what will be going on in the park. It is also a great time to ask any questions you may have. Please bring your badge and coffee cup. The Monday Morning Coffee meeting starts at 8:30 AM. What is going to happen in the upcoming week(s) is announced. If any changes are made on the weekly calendar, it is also announced at this time. It is a great way to meet your neighbors and become a part of the community whether you are here for a short time or forever!
If you are a new RVer in the Outback, please join us at the Welcome Table at 8 AM. We want to meet and greet you. If you have any questions as an RVer, call or visit Les and Arlene Thayer who work for Hometown America as Outback Hosts during the winter months. Call them at 863-585-1075 or visit them at 749 Elephant Walk (in a cabin). Once at Monday Morning Coffee, get a copy of the Welcome Committee’s “Who to Contact List” and “Welcome To Tanglewood”.
Tickets for most events are sold before and after Coffee in the main hall. Many of the tickets are also available at the Activities Director’s Office during the weekdays. Want to pick up a customized Tanglewood Tervis Mug? Buy one from the Activities Director’s Office. The RV/Business office does NOT sell any tickets.
Any questions call Sue Vollmuth, Welcome Committee Chairman, at 810-252-5415 or see her at the Welcome Table on Monday mornings at coffee.


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