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.

Still Need Stuff to Do?

The LONG Cart Train Ride…It appears our Tanglewood residents, myself included, are getting a little bat.. crazy. How do I know this? Because one evening this past week about 40+ golf carts showed up in the Outback “where they park the RV’s” (I loved that specific answer). They stayed the social distance of six feet…

Killing Time or Each Other

Things To Do While At HomeIn line with our new assignment, it’s been quite a reflective time for us. We’re actually home together at the same time and getting to know each other again. We get so busy with our committees and outings that spending quality alone time sometimes takes a back seat. That begs…

Social Distance Volunteers

Neighborhood Volunteers Ready to Lend a HandIn Need of Supplies?  The list of names below is from residents who have volunteered to help you get supplies if you can’t get out on your own. Check on your neighbors. Let’s help one another. Big Sky:      Nell Fairchild ( 863-385-6922 or 863-214-5449) Care Free:   Marie…

WHO? (World Health Organization)

It’s Not a Hoax.The Corona Virus.  The name alone sounds like a beer commercial, but it’s not meant to be funny. While there are around 160 Florida residents who tested positive for the virus, according to the latest news. This number differs from national figures due to where the person was located at the time…

2020 Health Awareness Calendar

National Sleep Awareness Week Mar 1-7One of the biggest tools we have to fight health conditions is the power of human connection. That’s why awareness months, weeks, and days are so important: They rally us together to spread awareness and show support. Educational and fundraising events are often held at these times to create a…

Variety Show Shines

20th Annual Tanglewood Variety ShowThe Variety show was in full swing Saturday night as they presented a true ‘Variety’ of Tanglewood’s talented residents.The first group, ‘Tanglewood Minstrels‘, played and sang several nostalgic songs. ‘Wagon Wheel’ was one among those which had the audience join in singing the chorus for a delightful opening act. The second…

50th Anniversary Celebration

Six Couples HonoredTanglewood is home to six couples who are celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary this year. Tanglewood Community Church hosted the anniversary dinner held annually to honor couples who are celebrating their 50th year of wedded bliss. Approximately 187 friends and family attended the Saturday evening gala in the Clubhouse where church services are…

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

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 the next…